What’s the difference between VR and AR?

Competing tech solutions can be confusing. Here's a quick breakdown of the difference between Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR).

Google Daydream View VR headset review

As crazy as actual reality seems to have been in the world lately, virtual reality, or VR, offers a level of escapism that can make one feel like being in a different time or place. Google has entered that fray now with the Daydream View.

PlayStation VR has arrived at Best Buy

Best Buy Canada celebrated the grand arrival of Sony’s PlayStation VR in big way, hosting a pair of fan-centric launch parties at their flagship stores in downtown Toronto and Vancouver. Excited PlayStation fans were invited for a night of PlayStation VR game demos, the chance to win exclusive prizes, and of course, the opportunity to be among the first in Canada to purchase their very own PlayStation VR. Come take a look at all the excitement that went down—photos and video included!

PlayStation VR Review: The future of console gaming has arrived

PlayStation VR, simply put, is out of this world. I already had great experiences with Sony’s newest gaming platform at events like Tokyo Game Show, E3, and Fan Expo Canada, but even my admittedly high expectations were blown away after spending a dedicated week with the VR headset. Sony’s VR tech may not have been the first to the market, nor is it the most powerful, but it offers the best combination of hardware, software, and price of any VR platform available today.

Oculus Go all in one virtual reality headset arrives at Best...

Big news for anyone with a love of virtual reality! The Oculus Go All in One Virtual Reality Headset is coming to Canada. Better yet, it's coming to Best Buy Canada! Full details inside.

Is Oculus Rift the coolest tech gift this season?

It’s that time of year again. Time to start figuring out what gifts you’re going to buy everyone this holiday season. If you’ve got a technology lover on your shopping list this year, you can’t go wrong with putting a little virtual reality gear under the holiday tree. There are more than a few options out there, though, so I’m going to let you know why the Oculus Rift is quite possibly the coolest tech gift this season.

What to expect from the new Samsung Gear VR

Samsung has returned with another iteration of the Gear VR headset, only this time it includes a Bluetooth controller meant to enhance the experience of viewing content or playing games.

Samsung Gear VR (2016) review

Samsung’s latest Gear VR headset continues the direction the company pursued when it entered the consumer VR space last year. Rather than going with a radical redesign or altering the user experience, this headset is a lot like the last one, only with some slight tweaks to make it look and feel a little different.

Review: Merge VR is virtual reality for beginners

 The Merge VR is virtual reality with an openness that is easy to appreciate, yet with limitations that keep it well within the entry-level realm. Compatible with a number of different iOS and Android smartphones, this is a headset that doesn’t require much to get involved, nor any real past experience to enjoy some of what it has to offer.

HTC Vive VR headset consumer edition demoed at Mobile World Congress

The HTC Vive is one of the most anticipated virtual reality (VR) headsets to come to market this year, and the final build was on display and available to try out on the show floor at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. I can say that the unit should be ready for primetime when it officially launches in April.

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