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Gamer Loses 14 Pounds in 50 Days Playing the HTC Vive

As we reported last month, gamer Tim Donahey strapped an HTC Vive onto his face and a Polar H7 heart rate monitor onto his chest to learn just how many calories he burned each time he gamed in the virtual world. Remarkably, he burned a whopping 866 calories in one hour and five minutes. Inspired by these […]

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Geek & Sundry’s guide to the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift

The HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift are two competing virtual reality headsets that are only just becoming available, giving the geekosphere the same tech fight we saw with the Xbox and the Playstation—or even VHS and Betamax. Although both headsets allow the wearer to better feel as if they’re part of the game they’re playing, […]

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