Microsoft’s budget Windows VR headsets roll out to developers soon

A lucky few developers will be able to get their hands on a low-cost Windows virtual reality headset starting this month. Microsoft announced Wednesday that the Acer Mixed Reality Developer Edition headset will start rolling out to a handpicked batch of software makers starting the end of March, with more coming later.

This marks the first release of a Windows Mixed Reality headset, which Microsoft first previewed last year. The headsets are supposed to stand out from the crowd because of a lower price and their support for “inside-out” tracking that uses sensors on the device to determine a user’s position, rather than relying on external trackers to gather that information. That’s why Microsoft is calling them mixed reality headsets.

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I have a $1,500 budget for a new laptop. Build or buy?

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So my employer is moving servers to the cloud. They are giving me a $ 1,500 budget for a work at home laptop. Now, I love to play video games in my free time, and I do database programing for a living. So I will need a decently powerful laptop. I don’t know how to build a computer, but I have heard that you can build a more powerful computer cheaper than buying a brand name. I know a lot about processors and all the inner workings of a computer so buying good parts will be no problem. Is the fee for someone else to put it together less than the money I will save not buying a brand name?

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Answer by Madhu Perera
I would buy a laptop, and 64-bit if your database programming applications support 64bit 🙂

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