With last week’s announcement that the Varjo Reality Cloud had exited beta and is now in full release, we basically have two metaverse camps: Meta’s, which is focused on the consumer and revenue; and the Varjo-Nvidia approach where performance is king and business is the primary focus.

Nvidia's GTC conference last week was amazing. What Nvidia does that no other vendor seems to get is use their technology to craft the keynote. Instead of watching a boring talking head, you get to see the benefits of their latest technology used and demonstrated virtually.

Eventually the war in Ukraine will come to an end. The metaverse, AI and large-scale 3D printing could help rebuild and transform a post-war Ukraine into one of the new wonders of the world by using technology being developed to create the first lunar base. Let's talk about how that might happen. We...

Existing video conferencing tools such as Teams and Zoom have many remote workers feeling disconnected from office dynamics. The rebranded company behind Facebook, Meta, created Horizon Workrooms to remove such barriers and improve collaboration through VR enhancements. We discussed the new world of...

The concept of bringing shared environments together gives new life to some tired old marketing strategies. It also suggests exactly where Facebook and the marketing industry plan to go. The E-Commerce Times discussed with Wyng CEO Wendell Lansford how metaverse technology will impact brands and the...

The metaverse is supposed to be a virtual 3D universe where you can do just about anything you could in the physical world -- and things you cannot do, like traveling to other planets. The most common analogy to the metaverse is the virtual Oasis presented in the book and movie "Ready Player One." H...

Although Apple is expected to launch a mixed reality product sometime this year, don't expect it to lead its users into the metaverse, according to a prominent watcher of the company. Mark Gurman, who writes the Power On newsletter for Bloomberg, wrote in the latest edition of the publication that t...

The burst in sales will contribute to what could be a 20 percent increase in revenue for wearables sold by Apple in 2021 over the previous year. "The earware has become popular, iconic, a must have device," said Ramon T. Llamas, a research director at IDC. "For many iPhone owners, there is really on...

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CES 2022 Predictions

CES is the biggest consumer electronics show in the U.S., and it has historically been a wonderful place to see what is coming up for the new year. So, let's talk about what I expect to appear at CES. Then we'll close with my first product of the week for 2022: Dell's Concept Luna, the first truly s...

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