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How to Force Upgrade Oculus App on Windows if You Do Not Have Enough Free Disk Space

Have you been unable to update your Oculus software because of the following error: I managed to figure a way around this error despite the fact that I did not have enough free disk space available on my hard drive for the Oculus app update. Here is a step-by-step on what I did and how I was able to force upgrade the Oculus app: Blue banner displayed at the top of the Oculus app: "Sorry, we're having trouble updating Oculus. Please make sure you have at least 12.00 GB of disk space free."  The number of free disk space required...

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Guide to Traveling with VR Equipment

Guide to Traveling with VR Equipment

Whether you're a frequent expo exhibitor or just an avid VR enthusiast who enjoys sharing the experience of virtual reality with friends and family, chances are that at some point you may want to travel with your VR equipment. This ultimate guide includes tips, tricks, and things to consider when traveling by flight with your VR equipment. 1. Preparation Before Trip Imagine this... You've packed up your VR headset and all of the components needed (or so you think) to hop into virtual reality at the end of your destination. You're so excited, you're practically shaking in your seat. The only...

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Best Headphones for the Oculus Quest

Best Headphones for the Oculus Quest

The Oculus Quest ships with positional audio built directly into the headset to support the VR experience offered by the standalone device. While the sound quality is sufficient, we believe that using an external pair of headphones is the way to go for a truly immersive experience without projecting sound to everyone around you.  To really feel like you're in the middle of the action with your Oculus Quest, you need superior audio to accompany the amazing visuals. Wired headphones are as simple as plug-and-play, since the Quest supports an audio jack on both sides of the headset. You can plug...

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Best AA Batteries for Oculus Quest Controllers

Best AA Batteries for Oculus Quest Controllers

If you're also looking for simple tricks you can use improve the Quest's headset battery life, check out our article here. The Oculus Quest Touch controllers are the pair of tracked controllers that give you hand presence—the feeling that your virtual hands within the Quest experience are actually your own. Unlike the headset of the Quest, these Touch controllers are non-rechargeable, meaning they each need a AA battery to operate. Since they are the only part of the Oculus Quest that requires anything to be swapped out, the less swapping the better. Here is our list of top picks for the...

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Best Travel Cases for the Oculus Quest

Best Travel Cases for the Oculus Quest

The Oculus Quest is Oculus' first all-in-one VR gaming system. The headset offers a premium virtual reality experience, comparable to that of PC-tethered VR devices, without needing to be tethered to a PC. It is for that reason that one of the Quest's main perks is the fact that it is so portable. It sells itself as a "pick-up-and-play" device, without the need of an extraneous setup. It is a perfect device for traveling, taking VR on the go, and is a fun device to bring to parties.  The Oculus Quest does have components that are sensitive though, such as its lenses....

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