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Virtual reality has been taking off in a big way in recent years. You can get a taste of it on high-end Android smartphones, but for the best VR experience, you need a powerful computer. For the first time, that computer can now be running macOS. During its WWDC keynote on Monday, Apple announced a dedicated VR kit for developers, which includes an AMD Radeon RX 580 graphics card and enclosure that can be hooked up to a modern Mac over Thunderbolt 3. It also unveiled a stunning. Now that macOS is finally capable of powering VR, Valve is wasting no time in giving Mac owners access to its SteamVR platform. The beta is accessible to anyone starting today, and it offers the same experience you’ll find on Windows and Linux.

There is a catch, however. Not only will you need a Mac running macOS 10.11.6, with a graphics card that can power VR apps and games, but you’ll also need an HTC Vive headset. Assuming you have all that, go have fun!

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Apple is bringing virtual reality support to its Mac laptops and desktops, bringing the company up to speed with what many see as the next phase of computing. At, the company announced that with this fall's MacOS High Sierra update, the Mac will support external graphics hardware — meaning you can plug in a box and greatly increase your machine's graphical capabilities. Screenshot/Matt Weinberger In turn, that external hardware will give the Mac the boost it needs to support virtual reality headsets, which require superior performance to create an immersive experience. Previously, meaning that headsets like Facebook's Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive focused entirely on developing for Windows PCs.

Furthermore, the just-announced, an all-in-one computer starting at $4,999, will have enough horsepower for virtual reality built in, says Apple. When High Sierra launches, it will support virtual reality with the HTC Vive headset and VR content created with the popular Unity and Unreal game engines. Notably, support for Facebook's Oculus is not included, at least so far. Screenshot/Business Insider Apple says it will make test kits available to MacOS developers soon, sporting an AMD Radeon RX 580 card and a USB-C hub in a box with a Thunderbolt 3 connector. That's enough for those developers to get started building virtual reality games and apps for the Mac.

Apple is finally bringing virtual reality support to its Mac laptops and desktops, bringing the company up to speed with what many see as the next phase of computing. At Monday's Apple WWDC event in San Jose, the company announced that with this fall's MacOS High Sierra update, the Mac will support external graphics hardware — meaning you can plug in a box and greatly increase your machine's graphical capabilities. In turn, that external hardware will give the Mac the boost it needs to support virtual reality headsets, which require superior performance to create an immersive experience. Previously, most Macs didn't support those specs, meaning that headsets like Facebook's Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive focused entirely on developing for Windows PCs. Furthermore, the just-announced iMac Pro, an all-in-one computer starting at $4,999, will have enough horsepower for virtual reality built in, says Apple.

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When High Sierra launches, it will support virtual reality with the HTC Vive headset and VR content created with the popular Unity and Unreal game engines. Notably, support for Facebook's Oculus is not included, at least so far. Apple says it will make test kits available to MacOS developers soon, sporting an AMD Radeon RX 580 card and a USB-C hub in a box with a Thunderbolt 3 connector. That's enough for those developers to get started building virtual reality games and apps for the Mac. Apple is finally bringing virtual reality support to its Mac laptops and desktops, bringing the company up to speed with what many see as the next phase of computing. At Monday's Apple WWDC event in San Jose, the company announced that with this fall's MacOS High Sierra update, the Mac will support external graphics hardware — meaning you can plug in a box and greatly increase your machine's graphical capabilities. In turn, that external hardware will give the Mac the boost it needs to support virtual reality headsets, which require superior performance to create an immersive experience.

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Previously, most Macs didn't support those specs, meaning that headsets like Facebook's Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive focused entirely on developing for Windows PCs. Furthermore, the just-announced iMac Pro, an all-in-one computer starting at $4,999, will have enough horsepower for virtual reality built in, says Apple. When High Sierra launches, it will support virtual reality with the HTC Vive headset and VR content created with the popular Unity and Unreal game engines. Notably, support for Facebook's Oculus is not included, at least so far. Apple says it will make test kits available to MacOS developers soon, sporting an AMD Radeon RX 580 card and a USB-C hub in a box with a Thunderbolt 3 connector. That's enough for those developers to get started building virtual reality games and apps for the Mac.

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