- According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the company will allow its existing iPad app to run, unmodified, on Apple’s forthcoming mixed reality headset.
- As Gurman’s piece points out, developers who don’t want to build Vision Pro software from the ground up have two choices: let their iPad apps run as is on the device or tweak them for the Vision Pro.
- Netflix has chosen the former, though whether pointedly or not, we don’t know.
Read More at theverge.com
- Meta on Monday announced a virtual reality subscription service that will give users access to two new titles each month.
- The service, called Meta Quest+, costs $7.99 a month and is compatible with all of the company’s headsets.
- Meta Quest+ is available in the Meta Quest Store starting Monday.
- The $3,499 Vision Pro headset is not light, partly because it is made of aluminum and glass rather than plastic materials.
- To combat this, Apple has developed a top strap that helps mitigate the pressure of the weight on the user’s face.
- But according to reports, Apple is not currently considering that to be so essential it will be included in the box.
Read More at 9to5mac.com
- SoftBank-backed virtual reality startup Improbable on Friday launched its plan for a network of metaverses capable of hosting thousands of users.
- The company’s metaverse project, called MSquared, is more than a year in the making and would enable users to live, work and interact with each other virtually.
- Improbable said that Google, Nvidia and Japanese cloud gaming firm Ubitus would serve as the technical partners for its metaverse network.