Welcome to techtipsVR, a blog about Virtual and Augmented Reality.

Dec
08

VR Rhythm Games

The top VR rhythm and dance games One of the best things about VR gaming is its ability to make you get up and move. Whether you are interested in improving your fitness or just looking for a fun challenge, rhythm games are an excellent way to get stimulated. I’ve only played a few of […]

Dec
01

What does Facebook acquisition of Beat Games mean for Beat Saber?

Facebook acquired Beat Games On Tuesday November 26th, Facebook announced that they have purchased Beat Games—the indie game company behind VR mega-hit Beat Saber—for an undisclosed sum. Beat Games will become a part of Oculus Studios, but still work on development independently from their location in Prague.  Today we’re announcing that Beat Games is joining […]

Nov
29

Oculus Link is Awesome, Available in Beta, but Currently Not For Everybody

Oculus Link is Available in Beta Oculus Link allows you to use the Oculus Quest—an otherwise wireless, stand-alone headset—to play Oculus Rift PC games via tethering using a USB cable.  This allows you to expand your library and play many high quality PC VR games from the Oculus Store, and even Steam, on the mobile […]

Sep
10

No Man’s Sky, VR, and Beyond

No man’s sky Beginning to beyond A rocky release I remember when I first heard about the game No Man’s Sky. In the summer of 2014 I was reading news of an indie gaming company called Hello Games creating a space exploration game with an endless universe that was full of procedurally-generated star systems, planets, […]

Jun
17

What are Supersampling and ASW?

Improved Graphics and Performance in VR Supersampling and ASW are two technological advances used in rendering computer graphics. They use algorithms to help you get a cleaner, sharper, and steadier image in virtual reality. What is Supersampling? Basically it is an anti-aliasing method that makes your computer render images at higher resolution, which are then […]

Jun
17

Use the Oculus Tray Tool to make your Rift work better

Use the Oculus Tray Tool for  better vr performance and experiences The Oculus Tray Tool (OTT), developed by ApollyonVR, is an application that takes advantage of developer options and registry tweaks to easily optimize using your Oculus Rift and Rift S. It can save you a lot of time and frustration by enabling a few […]

May
19

Virtual Morality: Squeakers in VR (children playing in virtual reality)

The squeakers are coming It seems that there has always been a phenomenon of parents with more money than sense buying their offspring the latest toys and distractions as a substitute for attention and to pacify some ADHD fueled tantrums. The tablet-toddlers or infants-with-iPads generation is growing up, and they’re getting expensive new “toys.” This […]

Apr
10

How to Play Custom Songs in Beat Saber

Whether you’re new to modding Beat Saber, or you need to reinstall mods after the latest Beat Saber update (with the Crab Rave song), and realized your Mod Manager has stopped working, these instructions to add custom songs in Beat Saber should have you swinging your arms and chopping blocks to your favorite beats in […]