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Leaked PlayStation VR Price of $800 Was an Error, Says Sony

There's also talk that those who order an Oculus Rift before buying one of these machines will get a $200 discount on a PC; presumably so you can take advantage of the savings without having to buy the Rift later than you want. "The use of VR as a primary gaming environment is still not proven for the mainstream, and enough software must be developed to justify the investment by gamers".

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CES 2016 Unwraps the Acer Liquid Jade Primo

According to Acer, the Liquid Jade Primo boasts a large 5.5-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display that supports full HD (1080p) resolution and features 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass screen. The U.S. version of the Liquid Jade Primo will cost less than Microsoft's alternative, Acer said . The most commendable attempts have been from HTC who actually made some good-looking, original Windows phones before resorting to cloning their Android flagship, and then stopped trying.

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Digital video surpasses TV by decade's end--YouTube

Kyncl said YouTube is making a major investment in supporting high-quality virtual reality content. Specifically, he pointed to the company's Google Cardboard virtual reality headset (made from cardboard with a place to hold a smartphone) as well as the Google Jump camera rig that consists of 16 camera modules in a circular array created to capture virtual reality content.

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CES: Oculus Sets Pre-Order Price for Rift Virtual Reality Head Set

Well, that changes now. Although it could be seen as an expensive system, Oculus head Palmer Luckey considers that the Ocolus Rift is actually pretty cheap for what it offers. The virtual reality headset will start shipping this March 28 and will be available in around 20 countries. All those who backed the Oculus Rift on Kickstarter in 2012 and received a developer's kit will received a free Kickstarter edition of the Oculus Rift, the company said yesterday .

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Facebook reveals Oculus Rift's prices, preorders begin

Speaking last fall, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey responded to questions about the price, specifically if the Rift would be over $350, saying , "You know, I'm going to be perfectly honest with you. Erik Kaln from Forbes suggests that Facebook, the owner of Oculus Rift , did not make a mistake in giving the device this price-point. However, the device needs an extremely powerful PC to run, with even top-of-the-range desktop's expected to struggle with some elements of the device.

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Mercedes passes Audi in race to top BMW in global sales

Furthermore, China is still the brand's best market with 373,459 units sold in 2015. He noted that for the first time, more than half a million units were sold in each segment. Their sales have increased 21%. It was the first year in which Volvo, bought by China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co from Ford Motor Co in 2010, reached sales above the half million unit mark.