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Inside Apple’s top secret VR headset ‘will replace iPhone’ coming this year

APPLE’s long-rumored super-secret VR project may have been out of the bag.

Rumors about a mixed reality headset have been rife at times, but a small amount of information found by nerds suggests it could be true.

Developer found mention of actual OS in Apple code

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Developer found mention of actual OS in Apple codeCredit: @stroughtonsmith

Renowned developer Steve Troughton-Smith tweeted a screenshot of some very revealing Apple code.

In it, it refers to something called the actual operating system.

“Then,” he tweeted.

“This at least confirms it 1) has its own OS & binaries, and 2) has an actual OS emulator.”

This all comes down to interest in the warming of the metaverse – despite rumors that Apple doesn’t want to get involved in it.

Competitors like Google, Microsoft, Samsung and Facebook have all released products in this area.

But Apple has played close to itself, bringing only AR and VR features to the iPhone.

It was previously reported that Apple’s move could more like The AR glasses will act primarily as a screen – with most of the computing taking place on your iPhone.

It’s important that you still need an iPhone for this reason.

But the idea behind the glasses would be to replace many of the functions your iPhone normally performs.

Beyond 2040, Apple is expected to launch smart contact lenses that offer the same functionality as eyeglasses – but with a more refined design.

Until now, Apple has remained silent about the new products it is developing.

So we’ll have to wait for an official announcement from boss Tim Cook before getting too excited.

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality – what’s the difference?

Here’s what you need to know

  • Virtual reality involves using a headset to simulate a virtual world
  • In the super-inverse world, everything you see will be computer generated
  • Popular VR headsets include Facebook’s HTC Vive and Oculus Rift
  • Augmented reality lets you see the real world, but “augments” (or adds) computer-generated elements
  • This means you will be able to see a computer image overlaid with your real world view
  • For example, you can wear glasses that block directions on the road in front of you
  • Popular AR headsets include Microsoft’s HoloLens and Google Glass

In other news, Apple has revealed a bunch of New emojis for iPhoneincludes a pregnant man and two saucy icons.

Experts have warned that the future Space launches can be dangerous if “stupid” regimes like Russia don’t stop blowing up the sky creating debris.

And most popular phone since a millennium has been announced, with many people shocked to learn it’s not an iPhone.


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Caroline Bleakley

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