When you’re playing a VR game, it’s important to remain aware of your surroundings. If you’re not careful, it’s easy to walk onto the couch, punch a family member, or trip over a pet. To help keep you aware of where you are in your play space, Oculus uses a “guardian boundary.” This is basically a virtual wall that you can draw around the inside of your play-space. … [Read more...] about VR Oculus Quest 2: How to Reset the Direction You’re Facing
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Playing games on a VR headset is inherently a solo affair. You can’t exactly have two people using the same headset at the same time. Realistically though, it can be fun to share the experience with someone else. To enable this, Facebook has several ways for you to stream and cast video from your Oculus Quest 2 headset so that other people can see. You can stream straight to … [Read more...] about VR Oculus Quest 2: How to Cast to a Browser
Always on Display (AOD) is a very handy display feature that allows your Galaxy Watch to show the time even when you're not actively using the smartwatch. The main downside to using this feature is that it significantly increases battery consumption which means you need to charge your device more often. Well, AOD may not always work on Galaxy Watch devices. The display … [Read more...] about Fix Always on Display Not Working on Galaxy Watch
The Oculus Quest 2 is an incredibly versatile device – there are tons of different ways you can play games and use programs on the device… and one of the most useful ways is the Oculus Link. … [Read more...] about VR Oculus Quest 2: What Is Oculus Link?
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
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
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