Windows Mixed Reality usage on Steam climbs slightly in November

The November SteamVR stats are out and last month there was a slight climb in usage from 7.7 to 7.77%. Last month there were lots of deals for Mixed Reality headsets but we won’t see the effects of the sales until next month’s stats. SteamVR’s survey does not include Windows…

Get the Lenovo Windows Mixed Reality headset and controls for £149

If you are thinking of jumping into the word of VR with Windows Mixed Reality then checkout the great deal from Lenovo. They have their Windows Mixed Reality headset and controllers for £149.99. The Lenovo device is my choice of Windows Mixed Reality headset and at this price; it is…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #677 – Jason 2013

Welcome to this week’s show. Jason, Richard and I talk about the re-release of the October 2018 Update and ask if Microsoft have got it right this time? We talk about the 19H1 update, Jason’s purchase of yet another Apple product, Surface Go LTE and lots more. Links from this…

Windows 10 October 2018 Update rolling out for HoloLens

As well as rolling out the Windows 10 October 2018 Update to general Windows users yesterday Microsoft have also pushed out the update to HoloLens. The build number is 17763 and was first rollout out to Windows Insiders at the end of September. The October update (1809) has many new…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #676 – Brick Watch

Welcome to this week’s podcast! Jason, Garry, Richard and talk about smart watches, smart home and not so smart updates. We are still looking for the October 2018 Update, we do have a 19H1 update and Jason gives us a Hive update. We also talk Windows Mixed Reality and Oculus…

The Mixed Reality Toolkit Beta launched with Windows MR, HoloLens, SteamVR and OpenXR support

I don’t normally write developer posts but I thought this worthy of a quick write up, there is a new Mixed Reality Toolkit available for developers working in the MR and AR spaces. The Mixed Reality Toolkit vNext is a tool kit for developing with Windows Mixed Reality, HoloLens, HTC…

Windows Mixed Reality usage on SteamVR climbs up to 7.7%

The monthly SteamVR usage report shows another gain for Windows Mixed Reality on Steam. The October usage was 7.7% up from 7.2% last month. Back in July usage was at 6.25% so its good to see a steady growth for Windows Mixed Reality. SteamVR’s survey does not include Windows Mixed…

Microsoft introducing a new look start menu to Windows Mixed Reality

With the October 2018 Update of Windows 10 Microsoft introduced many new features to Windows Mixed Reality including SteamVR integration and flashlight. Now that the October 2018 Update is done Microsoft are working on the 19H1 update of Windows 10 and they are starting to introduce new features for Windows…

Microsoft Maquette a tool for prototyping ideas in VR

Microsoft have a new tool in beta for creating immersive prototypes for virtual reality called Maquette. The tool runs in VR with Windows Mixed Reality, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. It seems the idea behind the tool is for you to create immersive environments for VR projects from the virtual…

The Digital Lifestyle Show #674 – Behind the Screen Door

Welcome to this week’s podcast where Jason, Garry and I discuss the October 2018 Update (again). We talk about the Xbox One updates, Google News eating all your data up, 19H1 builds and PC gaming in VR. We also talk about Amazon Alexa updates, smart home security systems and the…

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