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Vision Pro visors are cracking, and no one knows why

Some Vision Pros have cracks in the middle, at the bottom of the front glass. Wohinbistdu and dornbirn / Reddit The front glass of Apple’s Vision Pro is cracking down the middle for a small, but growing number of people. The cause is a mystery because the owners say they didn’t drop, mishandle, or abuse the headset in any way. After an outlier 18 days ago, several more owners have reported the same problem occurring in the past 48 hours. Owners are concerned as the Vision Pro, Apple’s first spatial computer, is an…

visionOS 2 concept brings 7 features I hope Apple Vision Pro adds

With Apple Vision Pro available for almost a month now, there are several reasons to buy this spatial computer. Still, many people have returned their devices, as they thought it’s not quite there yet. For a $3,499 starting price, Apple Vision Pro still needs to improve a lot.That said, one way to improve this spatial computer is through software updates. Thankfully, graphic designer Parker Ortolani gives a glimpse of what he expects of a future visionOS 2 update, which will likely see a tease during WWDC 2024.…

Crying during movies isn’t exactly supported

Here’s an important warning for the Apple Vision Pro that I hadn’t considered: Make sure you don’t start crying while watching emotional content.I haven’t even had the chance to watch any tear-jerker movies or TV shows on the Vision Pro since it isn’t available in Europe. Not officially, at least. But it turns out that crying isn’t supported. The Vision Pro isn’t water resistant, so you should avoid getting it wet. That’s according to Apple, though the company doesn’t specifically mention tears in its warnings.…

Some Apple Vision Pro units reportedly developed a similar hairline crack on the front glass

Picture the scene: you've had an enjoyable day of playing around in mixed reality using headset. Once you're done for the night, you carefully pack the Vision Pro away while leaving the battery pack connected and soft front cover attached. But when you wake up to begin a new day of work while wearing the $3,500 headset, you spot a problem: a hairline crack has formed on the front cover glass.That's a problem that at least a few users have encountered, according to a . It's unclear how many units have been affected,…

Vision Pro glass can get hairline cracks down the middle

One of my initial Vision Pro questions concerned the durability of the glass. When Apple opened preorders, we learned the Apple Vision Pro kit comes with a cover that protects the EyeSight display’s glass. That didn’t fully answer my questions about durability, and I said we’d learn more from early adopters.We’re now starting to get the first answers about the Vision Pro’s durability. The good news is that I haven’t seen reports about accidental drops that would damage the screen. The bad news is that some…

Quest 3 vs. Vision Pro: Which is the best VR headset?

Meta/Apple We don’t often pit budget-priced competitors against ultra-premium technology, but the internet is buzzing over comparisons between Meta’s Quest 3 and Apple’s Vision Pro. Surprisingly, the $3,000 price difference isn’t the only reason that some people favor the Quest 3 over the Vision Pro. Whether you think of the Vision Pro as a spatial computer or a VR headset, there’s plenty of overlap in the Quest 3’s feature set that makes it worth checking out. You might find everything you want at one-seventh the…

What Samsung can learn from Apple’s Vision Pro disappointments

Apple's Vision Pro mixed reality headset launched amid much fanfare a few weeks ago. The company had unveiled this device last year. At $3,499, this is one of the more expensive headsets on the market, one that you'd only find the very enthusiastic of Apple fans forking up money for. Even many of those fans decided to return the headset after using it a couple of weeks once the Vision Pro's disappointments became apparent. Recent reports have revealed that many Apple Vision Pro customers are returning their headsets…

Second-generation Apple Vision Pro could arrive in August 2025

Rumors about the second-generation Vision Pro have been swirling around from even before the first-generation Vision Pro went on sale. Today, we have some new information about the successor to the Vision Pro, more specifically, related to the product’s launch timeline and the improvements that it will offer. According to Mark Gurman on Bloomberg, Apple is at least 18 months away from launching the second-generation Vision Pro. That means the upcoming MR headset will arrive in August 2025 at the earliest. Furthermore,…