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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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Improve Oculus Quest Battery Life: Simple Tricks You Can Use Now

Improve Oculus Quest Battery Life: Simple Tricks You Can Use Now

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. Because the Quest does not need to connect to a PC to power it, it runs on its own rechargeable power supply. Oculus claims the Quest will run for roughly 2-3 hours on a single charge (a little less for games, and a little more if you are just watching videos), and my testing showed that this claim is fairly accurate. I found that the battery life of the...

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Best Standalone VR Headsets in 2019

Best Standalone VR Headsets in 2019

The awareness of virtual reality is at an all-time high, with people excited about the technology and the future it holds. But many just cannot afford an expensive PC setup that is required to run the powerful capabilities required for a true, immersive VR experience. Gamers and VR newcomers without access to this hardware have been waiting for an untethered all-in-one gaming system built for virtual reality. Luckily, there are multiple all-in-one VR headsets on the market right now. These headsets are completely wireless, meaning they do not need a PC to power them nor do they need a phone...

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Improve Oculus Go Battery Life: Simple Tricks You Can Use Now

Improve Oculus Go Battery Life: Simple Tricks You Can Use Now

Despite its other qualities, there is one glaring issue with the Oculus Go that myself, as well as others, have with it: the battery life. Because the Go does not need to connect to a PC to power it, it runs on its own rechargeable power supply. Oculus claims that the Go will run for roughly two hours on a single charge (a little less for games, and a little more if you are just watching videos), and my testing showed that this claim is fairly accurate. The battery also dies while it’s just sitting there. If this sounds like...

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