Snapchat Still a Good Marketing Tool, Says Partner Exec

Following a disappointing second quarter (Q2) earnings report, augmented reality (AR) firm Snap confirmed it would lay off 20 percent of its 6,400 employee workforce in August. Additionally, in August, Snap shelved its AR-ready drone Pixy after four months on the market. However, the firm’s AR smart glasses are still going strong, with AR content […]

NBCUniversal, Ready Player Me Launch Classic Monsters NFTs

On Monday, NBCUniversal collaborated with Ready Player Me to bring the movie studio’s Classic Monsters lineup ‘back from the dead’ as NFTs. The digital collection features world-famous monsters such as Dracula, Bride of Frankenstein, Creature from Black Lagoon, The Mummy and Frankenstein. NBCU is teaming with VARIANT3D to sell phygital garments based on classic IPs. […]

Christie’s 3.0, Spatial Open Diana Sinclair NFT Art Sales

Christie’s, arguably the world’s most famous auction house, launched last week Christie’s 3.0, a web3-based platform for blockchain-based, non-fungible token (NFT) sales. The new marketplace will showcase the St James, London-based company’s dedication to Web3 collectors, artists, and enthusiasts, just days after the Ethereum Merge in late September. Three major tech firms — Spatial, Manifold, […]

Meta Announces 2022 Facebook Communities Summit Event

Meta will outline the latest groups features and updates at the virtual event.

Instagram Moves to Next Stage of Development with Creator ‘Media Kit’ Option

Instagram’s looking to help creators formulate their pitch to potential partners.

SideQuest Raises $12 Million Investment From Google’s Venture Arm

SideQuest is now backed by Google through its investment arm. 

‘Walkabout Mini Golf’ Lets You Explore the Deep in New ‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’ Course

Walkabout Mini Golf is probably one of the most fun multiplayer games available on Quest today, coming highly rated by users thanks to its immersive environments and intuitive mini-golfing gameplay. Now developer Mighty Coconut has released a new paid DLC, this time bringing to the game a course inspired by the classic Jules Verne novel […]

Report: Sony Plans to Produce 2 Million PSVR 2 Headsets by March 2023

Sony plans to release PSVR 2 sometime in early 2023, although exactly when is still a mystery. Now a Bloomberg report maintains the company is aiming to produce 2 million units by March 2023, which would signify a sizeable uptick in sales expectations over the original PSVR. Citing people familiar with the matter, the report […]

SpaceX Crew Nears Launch as Station Research Under Way

The next crew to the launch to the International Space Station is at the Kennedy Space Center counting down to liftoff this week. Back onboard the orbiting lab, the seven-member Expedition 68 crew is busy conducting advanced space research to improve life for humans on and off the Earth. Four SpaceX Crew-5 crew members arrived …

Between Realities VR Podcast: Season 6 Episode 4 with JayBrattVR

In this week’s episode of the Between Realities VR Podcast, Alex and Skeeva host VR YouTuber JayBratt, who spent 10 straight days and nights in virtual reality.