The Digital Lifestyle Show #690 – Slow Slow Ring

Welcome to this week’s podcast. This week Richard, Garry and I discuss Microsoft releasing 20H1 build for the skip ahead ring and wonder what is coming that is going to take 12 months’ worth of testing? We try and clear up the build ring confusion and wonder if there will…

Chrome Canary adds support for Windows Mixed Reality

The Chromium team have added support for Windows Mixed Reality in the latest Chrome development branch. There is now a toggle for Windows Mixed Reality support in the latest Chrome Canary build. The flag is: “If enabled, Chrome will use Windows Mixed Reality devices for VR (supported only on Windows…

HP are working on a next-gen Windows Mixed Reality Headset

The initial launch of Windows Mixed Reality saw headsets from Acer, Dell, Lenovo and Samsung. Over the last 12 months, we have seen Samsung update their headset along with Acer. It looks like HP may be taking Windows Mixed Reality to another level with its next gen headset. In a…

What’s new in Windows Mixed Reality with Windows 10 19H1? (with video)

The next update to Windows 10 is due will probably arrive in April and is code named 19H1. For Windows users it does not contain that many new features but for Windows Mixed Reality users there are many interesting changes. In this video, I explore the changes to Windows Mixed…

Windows Mixed Reality usage on SteamVR hits 9%

January showed another steady month of growth for Windows Mixed Reality on SteamVR. Usage is now up to nearly 9% (8.94) up from 8.89% in December. SteamVR’s survey does not include Windows Mixed Reality games played directly for the native Cliff House or Skyloft but it does give an indication…

Microsoft adds Win32 app support to Windows Mixed Reality

In the latest Windows 10 19H1 build Microsoft have added support for Win32 apps in Windows Mixed Reality. Previously you could only launch apps from the Windows Store in Windows Mixed Reality but the latest Windows Insider build adds Win32 support. In build 18329 there is a new section added…

Microsoft VR prototyping tool Maquette is now available on Steam and the Microsoft Store

Last year Microsoft launched a private beta of Microsoft Maqutte a tool for prototyping VR environments. They have now opened up the beta with app being available on Steam and the Microsoft Store. The idea behind the tool is for you to create immersive environments for VR projects from the…

Windows Mixed Reality usage on SteamVR climbs to 8.89%

December showed another steady month of growth for Windows Mixed Reality on SteamVR. Usage is now up to 8.89% up from 7.77% in November. SteamVR’s survey does not include Windows Mixed Reality games played directly for the native Cliff House or Skyloft but it does give an indication on how…

How Microsoft are polishing the UI in Windows Mixed Reality with 19H1

Microsoft are quietly going about polishing the user interface in Windows Mixed Reality in the 19H1 Windows Insider builds. Microsoft don’t mentioned the changes in each build’s release notes so here are some of the changes I spotted in the most recent build (18305). New Start Menu The old start…

Got a new Windows Mixed Reality headset? Here are 11 things to try

So you got a new Windows Mixed Reality headset for Christmas or just picked one up? Once you have setup your new headset here are 10 things that you should try for yourself, and use to impress your friends and family when showing off Windows Mixed Reality. Watch a movie…

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