The Pico 4 is better than the Oculus Quest 2, so why isn’t it coming to the U.S.?

When most people think of VR these days, it’s almost always accompanied by thoughts of Beat Saber or Oculus. At the moment, VR is unlike any other tech sector because it has only one real leader: Meta. But there’s one up-and-coming brand, Pico, that has a very real chance of challenging Meta. It’s just a … Read more

Halo VR multiplayer unofficially comes to the Oculus Quest 2

What you need to know Halo maps and weapons can be enjoyed in VR on the Meta Quest 2 in the game Contractors. These “mods” are official in-game modes and don’t require headset modding or third-party downloads. Contractors is a multiplayer shooting game on the Meta Quest 2 that retails for $19.99 and allows players … Read more

Oculus Quest 2 will make experimental 120Hz graphics boost permanent

What you need to know Oculus Quest 2 apps and games will soon be able to default to a 120Hz display, up from the current default of 90Hz. The 120Hz mode has been available for Quest 2 headsets since last year, but only as an experimental feature. John Carmack said developers should consider increasing from … Read more

Best Oculus Quest 2 games 2022

Among the several hundred games and apps on the Oculus Quest storefront, most of them cost between $10 and $40 while only offering about three to five hours of gameplay on average. The Oculus Store isn’t like Steam, where you can build up huge libraries for cheap; and 64GB or 128GB headset owners have to … Read more

‘Date Me’ Google Docs and the Hyper-Optimized Quest for Love

Olsson didn’t really promote her Date Me doc, but Chana Messinger, a teacher and blogger, tweeted it out in March 2021saying, “I love this genre of thing: people putting themselves out there, saying clearly and publicly that they want a partner, and knowing who they are and what they’re looking for.” Messinger went on to … Read more

Meta’s Future Quest VR Headsets Will Use Custom Qualcomm Chips for Years

We don’t know a ton of details about Meta’s next VR headsetexpected this October, but we do know it’ll feature a Qualcomm chip inside… and so will the company’s headsets for years down the road. Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon and Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the news during a press conference at Berlin’s IFA tech … Read more

Latest Fortnite update hints at potential Oculus Quest 2 version

What you need to know A famous Fortnite leaker has found references to “Oculus” in Fortnite’s code. These references first appeared on the last update for Chapter 3 Season 3 on August 30, 2022. Meta has previously partnered with big studios to bring games like Resident Evil 4 and GTA: San Andreas to the Quest. … Read more

The Long, Leguminous Quest to Give Crops Nitrogen Superpowers

If crops could feel envy, it’d be for legumes. Bean plants have a superpower. Or more accurately, they share one. They’ve developed symbiotic relationships with bacteria that process atmospheric nitrogen into a form that’s usable for those plants—an essential element for building their tissues, photosynthesizing, and generally staying healthy. This is known as nitrogen fixation. … Read more

RIP Facebook accounts: Quest 2 Meta accounts begin rolling out globally

What you need to know Meta has begun to transition the Quest 2 to use “Meta accounts” instead of Facebook accounts. New Quest 2 owners will directly create a Meta account in-headset, while older users must transition their FB account on mobile or browser. You can unlink Facebook while retaining your old purchases on the … Read more