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110: Oculus Connect 5 and VR in 2018

After 5 years of steering Oculus and their virtual reality arm for high-tech devices, Facebook are making all the right moves and pushing the industry forward with the launch of Oculus Quest – a new standalone VR headset with hand presence and 6 degrees of freedom. Oculus Connect 5 is its annual developers conference and we deep dive into the metaverse to bring you all the latest from the event. Is the future truly VR? When will we be able to jack into the Matrix?

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch Podcast.

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89: State of VR at Game Developers Conference

Are you like us and fascinated by the promise of virtual reality? It feels like VR has finally come of age as it was the main focus at this year’s Game Developers Conference (GDC) held in San Francisco. There are more players coming onto the market to join Oculus and HTC, with the likes of LG, Microsoft and Acer showing us a glimpse of what it could be like with more choice of things you can wear on your head.

There was brand new tech showcased with inside-out eye-tracking and foveated rendering as well as new ways of moving in VR space without inducing vomit. This and so much more on a very VR episode of The Lazy Couch podcast.

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84: CES 2017 Special

Episode 84: “CES 2017”

You know you’ve arrived in 2017 when you hear things like.. “LeEco are launching an Android-based bicycle”. This week on your favourite geek culture podcast, we break down all the big and not so big announcements coming out of CES in Las Vegas. The main themes we picked up on were Amazon’s Alexa being built into all of the smart home devices, major carmakers showing off their electic car concepts, and the next generation of accessories for all your VR needs. Listen in and find out more on episode 84 of The Lazy Couch podcast.

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83: Fearless Predictions for 2017

Episode 83: “2017 Predictions”

To start the year, we look into the crystal ball to make our bold predictions for 2017. Are we crazy? Do you agree with any of them? Listen in and let us know your thoughts! #thelazycouch

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81: Rogue One Spoiler Review

Episode 81: “Rogue One Spoiler Review”

Here’s our spoiler review for Rogue One, a Star Wars story. If you’ve seen the movie, let us know if you agreed with us or not, on our thoughts on all the characters, the easter eggs, and execution of this first standalone attempt in Disney’s Star Wars universe. #thelazycouch

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76: Oculus VR Connect 3 Event

This episode is all about VR and in particular the Oculus VR Connect 3 event which was held a few days ago. Being owned by Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg made an appearance on opening day and quietly outlined his plans to take computing to the next level and how they are helping to lay the foundations of a platform that we will all be a participants of in the near future.

We will chat about the Oculus Touch controllers coming later this year, some of the new games and apps that have been announced by various developers, and the hardware specs you need right now to get into Oculus VR. This and more on episode 76 on The Lazy Couch podcast.