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These VR apps will enlighten and entertain your stuck-at-home kids
Fun To Learn

These VR apps will enlighten and entertain your stuck-at-home kids

Michael L Hicks

VR can take children on field trips around the world and through time. Inside a space without distractions, your kid can learn valuable school and STEM concepts while having fun; however, striking the balance between learning and enjoyment is tricky, and not all educational VR experiences do so well. Here are our top picks for the VR apps, films and games for helping your children learn...

Beat the Oculus Link beta bugs with these Oculus Quest-to-PC fixes
STRANGE PROBLEMS

Beat the Oculus Link beta bugs with these Oculus Quest-to-PC fixes

Asher Madan and Michael L Hicks

In theory, Oculus built its Oculus Link tech to be as simple as connecting your Oculus Quest to your PC, navigating a few menus, and jumping straight into PC VR. In practice, only some lucky users find the process that painless, while many others have encountered breaking bugs that make the beta program unusable. We've documented the most common bugs that Oculus Link players have faced...

Keep your Oculus Rift S clean without damaging your lenses
Virtually spotless

Keep your Oculus Rift S clean without damaging your lenses

Michael L Hicks

The best way to immerse yourself in a VR game or film is to forget that the VR headset is actually there. But the longer you use your headset, the more likely that unclean lenses or sweat-stained padding can prove to be an unassailable distraction. That's why you need a firm gameplan for how to keep your Oculus Rift S clean and well maintained. We've marked out all the areas you'll need...