Hand-tracking is an experimental feature of the Oculus Quest 2 – it allows you to control your headset with your hands instead of the usual controllers. Whether or not it is available in any particular app depends on whether or not the developers of the app support it – while you can control things like Netflix with your hands, popular games like BeatSaber still require the … [Read more...] about VR Oculus Quest 2: What Is Hand Tracking?
When you first set up your Quest 2, you’ll be prompted to set up whatever boundary works best for you – either room-scale or stationary. For a good experience, the room-scale one is almost always the preferable option. … [Read more...] about VR Oculus Quest 2: How to Configure a New Room-Scale Boundary
Your Guardian Boundary should always be adjusted correctly – you run the risk of injuring yourself if you drop the ball here. It’s all too easy to swing out your arm or take a step too far, and if your Boundary isn’t adjusted correctly, you might end up punching your plant… or window! … [Read more...] about VR Oculus Quest 2: How to Adjust Boundary Sensitivity
Oculus Link is a good way to play games you can’t find on the Oculus store on your headset. It’s a pretty convenient choice to branch out in your VR game choices. To connect your headset through Link, you’ll first need, well, a link! … [Read more...] about VR Oculus Quest 2: How to Set up Oculus Link
Passthrough is one of several safety features the Oculus Quest 2 offers. It allows users to see their surroundings through the several cameras built into the outside of the headset. They provide a rough black and white view of the outside world – and let you, for example, find a misplaced controller. You won’t be able to read your text messages but you can use passthrough to … [Read more...] about VR Oculus Quest 2: What Is Passthrough?
The Quest 2’s Guardian Boundary feature is one of its best safety features – it makes sure that you know where you can and can’t go, and when set up correctly, it will actively prevent you from banging into things. … [Read more...] about VR Oculus Quest 2: How to Configure the Color of Your Guardian Boundary
While the Quest 2 is a great device all on its own, it has its limitations, primarily due to limited processing power and graphics options. To bypass this, you can connect it to a PC and take advantage of its hardware instead! There are two ways to do this – via a cable and via a wireless connection. Here’s how to use both those options! … [Read more...] about VR Oculus Quest 2: How to Connect to PC
Although the Oculus Quest 2 is a very impressive device, one of its main flaws is its short battery life. Without the additional use of battery packs or a charging cable while playing, the battery doesn’t last as long as we’d like – and though the controllers really make the most of their battery life, they too will eventually get empty. Thankfully, it’s super easy to check … [Read more...] about VR Oculus Quest 2: How To Check Battery Levels of Controllers and Headset
The Guardian Boundary is one of the most useful safety features the Quest has. Thanks to the cameras that are facing in several directions on the headset, your Quest keeps track of your surroundings. While you can’t always see the feed and the cameras aren’t permanently recording, they do always make sure that you don’t bump into things. When you turn your Quest 2 on in a … [Read more...] about VR Oculus Quest 2: What Is A Guardian Boundary?
One of the best features of Steam is the ability to install a game on one computer and stream it to another. It comes in handy if you want to play a game that uses many resources from a less powerful computer such as a laptop. Not only can you use the Steam streaming feature for games purchased from the Steam store, but you can also stream non-Steam games from Origin such as … [Read more...] about How to Stream Origin Games Over Steam