Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s Big Bet That Facebook Can Make VR Social

This week, inside Facebook’s California headquarters, Mark Zuckerberg spent twenty minutes playing zero-gravity ping pong with the president of Indonesia. This is how it works at Facebook. Earlier this month, the prime minister of Singapore visited Facebook’s new Menlo Park HQ, and he too dropped into the virtual-reality room near …

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HTC Vive Priced at $799, Available in Early April

The HTC Vive, which made its big debut at Mobile World Congress last year, returns to Barcelona today with an official $799 price and a February 29th preorder date. Announcing the price of the Vive Consumer Edition a day before MWC’s official kickoff, HTC has detailed the full kit that …

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LG's Ultra Lightweight VR Headset Won't Weigh Your Face Down

BARCELONA — Alongside the LG G5 and Rolling Bot, LG also announced the 360 VR, a virtual reality headset that is one-third lighter than other VR headsets and has a 20% sharper display, at Mobile World Congress. The unit my colleague Stan Schroeder tried on didn’t work, but I had …

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Oral-B’s App-Enabled Toothbrush Exposes Your Poor Hygine

BARCELONA, SPAIN—What would the world be like if your toothbrush knew which parts of your mouth were underserved by your tooth-brushing? Enter the Oral-B Genius, a new generation of electric brush with location tracking technology. Yes, you read that correctly: Location. Tracking. Technology. The Genius is making its debut here …

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LG Goes Modular With Its New Flagship Phone

For years, we all pointed at LG’s flagship phones and talked about their innovative designs. Most famous—and polarizing—was LG’s decision to place the power button and volume rocker on the back of the phone, directly beneath your index finger. With the just-announced G5, LG has given us something else to …

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7 Best Apps for Windows 10

Windows 10 is awesome on its own, but it can be made a lot better with these 7 best apps for Windows 10. In this video, I’ll show you my absolute favorite … source

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LG's Ball-Shaped Robot Can Amuse Your Cat With a Laser

BARCELONA — We expected a new, modular flagship phone from LG, and we imagined there might be a VR-related gadget in the mix — both turned out to be true — but what we didn’t expect was a robot.  Yet, that’s exactly what LG gave us here at Mobile World …

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