vr

Hacking

Hackers Hijacked VR Chatrooms to Manipulate Users' Reality

Security researchers found critical vulnerabilities in three different virtual reality applications that would have allowed hackers to take control of victims’ computers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.5.19
Games Opinion

Black Mirror's 'Striking Vipers' is a Skin-Deep Exploration of VR Sex

Netflix's fifth season of 'Black Mirror' follows two best friends who find their relationship complicated by a virtual reality game.
Nicole Clark
6.11.19
sex tech

The Problem with Sex Tech

Smart vibrators are becoming more versatile as VR becomes more intimate, so why aren't more people using them?
Dominique Eloise
3.20.19
VICELAND

Here's 2 Chainz Trying Some $3 Million Virtual Reality

We're not sure why this is so funny, but it is.
Sarah Bellman
8.9.18
Photography

We Asked You to Caption This Photo and Boy, Did You Deliver

"THEY ARE MY EMOTIONAL SUPPORT VIRTUAL REALITY GLASSES!!"
Lauren Messman
3.24.18
Black Women Making History

This Neuroscientist Uses Art to Fight Hate

Hyphen-Labs' Ashley Baccus-Clark co-created a VR project that puts users into the body of a black woman.
Amirah Mercer
2.26.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Mac DeMarco's New VR Video Is a Nightmarish 'Super Mario 64' Odyssey

*hits blunt* Dude, is this vaporwave?
Phil Witmer
8.29.17
Science

Scientists Discover Way to Transmit Taste of Lemonade Over Internet

Back in our day, you didn’t need a high speed network connection to pour yourself a refreshing glass of lemonade!
Alex Swerdloff
3.29.17
virtual reality

What It's Like to Be in a Burning Building in Virtual Reality

If it had been a real house fire, I'd be dead three times over.
Maya Breen
3.21.17
Festivals

The Future of VR at Music Festivals Isn't as Lame as You Think

Music festivals are gearing up for an arms race in VR experiences, and this summer is likely to be an inflection point. But what will that look like?
Miles Raymer
3.6.17
music videos

[Premiere] Take a Creepy VR Tour of an Insomniac's House

Glitched-out visuals consume you like sleep paralysis in this eerie VR music video for Caribou collaborator Pick a Piper’s “Still Awake.”
Kevin Holmes
2.24.17
THE FUTURE OF TECH ISSUE

My VR Porn Diary

'Future Sex' author Emily Witt recalls her encounters with looming sex gods, tentacle monsters, and pneumatic dominatrices.
Emily Witt
2.20.17
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