Arhead Launches ‘Virtual’ Reality Show W3RLDS

Arhead, a virtual world-building platform for content creators to monetise creative content, recently announced it would launch the world’s first XR reality show, W3RLDS. The show will unite 15 of the world’s top talent across the Web3 market, including visual artists, musicians, developers, and others, to build immersive Metaverse worlds via the company’s ecosystem. Arhead […]

Snap to Lay Off Workers Amid Poor Q2 Performance

Last Monday, rumours circulated that Snap Inc is laying off a number of its 6,000 employees. The leaks emerge as the company attempts to land on its feet following a disappointing second quarter (Q2) earnings report. The Snapchat parent company has faced roadblocks in its expansion to become an extended reality (XR) hardware vendor through […]

Big XR Acquisitions and Fundraisers: FTC blocks Meta

As web3 and extended reality (XR) solutions grow in demand, many firms wish to scale offerings to meet an expanding market. Use cases for frontline workers are increasing due to the rising presence of industry 4.0 solutions and digital transformation opportunities from immersive technology firms such as RealWear and Vuzix. The following are roundups from […]

Royal Mail Honours Transformers Series with AR Stamps

The UK’s Royal Mail postal service has opened sales of its augmented reality (AR) postal stamps, global media reported on Sunday. The Royal Mail launched the series to commemorate British contributions to the original Transformers series, with sales launching on 1 September, and will feature popular characters from the hit series such as Optimus Prime, […]

Snapchat Announces New Features for Snapchat+, Provides Insights on Snapchat+ Take-Up

Snapchat’s subscription offering now has over a million paying subscribers.

11 Tips to Improve and Refine Your SEO Strategy [Infographic]

Some key SEO tips from the team at SEMRush.

Instagram Publishes New Guide to Setting Up Shops and Product Tags in the App

Considering Instagram Shops in your holiday planning?

The XR Week Peek (2022.08.15): NVIDIA makes many announcements at SIGGRAPH, new leaks on Apple and Pico, and more!

As you’ve read in my other article written today, this is a special day for this blog… but it is also Monday, so I won’t skip writing a new amazing roundup of AR/VR news ?  So, wishing you a happy Ferragosto (the name of today’s holiday in Italy), I leave you to the best XR news of […]

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The Ghost Howls turns 6!

Ladies and gentlemen, I don’t know how I reached this point, but today my blog becomes 6 years old! The Ghost Howls started as a way to promote my startup Immotionar, and I had no idea someone could be interested in reading what I had to write. 6 years later, I’m still unsure why people […]

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Spacewalk, Dragon Ops Near as Health Research Continues

Mission managers have given the “go” for the seventh spacewalk of the year scheduled to take place in the middle of the week. A U.S. cargo craft is also nearing the end of its mission with its undocking and return to Earth planned for the end of the week. Two cosmonauts are gearing up for …