Tim Cook gives clearest hint yet that Apple’s building a headset

Apple CEO Tim Cook poses for a portrait next to a line of new MacBook Airs as he enters the Steve Jobs Theater during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California on June 6, 2022. Chris Tuite | AFP | Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook recently gave … Read more

Apple WWDC 2022 preview: New iOS, MacOS expected

Apple CEO Tim Cook will present the latest versions of Apple’s software for iPhones, iPads, Mac, Watch, and TV on Monday to kick off WWDC, Apple’s annual developer conference. The new “bits,” as attendees often call the updates, are the biggest Apple software announcement of the year and set the public strategy for Apple’s platform … Read more

Apple gave mixed-reality headset demo to board of directors: report

Apple’s board of directors previewed its mixed-reality headset last week, according to Bloomberg, suggesting that Apple’s next major new product category could launch soon. For Apple, the launch of an exciting new product category could open up new markets and potentially re-create the world-changing 2007 introduction of the iPhone. But if its headset is poorly … Read more

Meta is opening a store as VR headset sales make play for mainstream

Katie Contreras and Chris Nguyen, experience experts, stand at the Customer Onboarding station for the Quest Demo space during a preview of the inaugural physical store of Facebook-owner Meta Platforms Inc in Burlingame, California, May 4, 2022. Brittany Hosea-Small | Reuters A good number of teenagers have virtual reality headsets, but have they starting using … Read more

Tech giants’ latest moves, regulatory action

Citizens try out a virtual reality experience at the opening of Cheonan Qianshu Shopping mall, Shanghai, China, On December 22, 2021. Virtual reality is a key part of the concept of the metaverse. Xing Yun | Costfoto | Future Publishing | Getty Images Imagine this: the metaverse with Chinese characteristics. That’s how the virtual world … Read more

Tech’s Big 4 dominate earnings season, Fortune’s most admired list

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Best Buy could cash in from rise of the metaverse, analyst says

Customers are waiting outside a Best Buy store in downtown Toronto, Ontario on November 23, 2020 to pick up their online orders. Geoff Robbins | AFP | Getty Images As businesses and consumers become more interested in the meta-verse, Best Buy could make money by selling more virtual reality headsets and more expensive computers, says … Read more