The following content is brought to you by ZDNet partners. If you buy a product featured here, we may earn an affiliate commission or other compensation. Bose is well-known for its excellent audio products and other electronics. This is mainly due to the high quality of components and close attention to the features users value most. Naturally, all of that comes at a cost.
As of Dec. 14, the Sony INZONE H7 wireless gaming headset(opens in a new tab) is on sale for $148 on Amazon. With contenders such as God of War: Ragnarok and Elden Ring landing plaudits at this year's Game Awards, now would be a good time to catch up on the best games of the year. And whether you have a PC or the latest PlayStation, having a gaming headset upgrades the overall experience. And you can grab a great one on sale today. As of Dec. 14, the Sony Inzone H7 wireless gaming headset(opens in a new tab) is on sale for $148 on Amazon, which is 36% off its MSRP of nearly $230.
Owners of the original Meta Quest VR headset have about two months left to get the most out of them. In an email sent out to Meta Quest users, Meta confirmed that the first iteration of its wireless VR headset will not get new feature updates anymore. Bug fixes and security patches will keep going until sometime in 2024, but the feature set on your OG Meta Quest isn't going to change anymore. In addition to that, Meta is turning off some social features for the original Quest. Users won't be able to host or join parties anymore, and social aspects of the Meta Horizon Home hub zone are getting turned off on March 5.
SAVE $90: One of the best gaming headsets around -- the SteelSeries Arctis Pro -- is $90 off at Amazon for a limited time. Whether you mostly play your games online or prefer going solo, a gaming headset is something you're going to want to have at your disposal. Sure, they allow you to talk to your friends online while you play, but at their base, gaming headsets generally allow for a more immersive audio experience with whatever you're playing. As long as it's a good headset, that is. And the SteelSeries Arctis Pro wireless headset is certainly a good headset -- excellent, even.
For years, Microsoft has been talking about its dream of mixed reality -- the idea that AR and VR headsets can work together in harmony across virtual and physical environments. But until now, it really has just been talk. At its Build developer conference this week, I finally saw a mixed reality demo that made Microsoft's ambitious vision seem achievable. It was more than just shared VR -- something we've seen plenty of already -- it was a group experience that brought together HoloLens and Acer's virtual-reality headsets in intriguing ways. To be clear, I was running through Microsoft's Mixed Reality Academy at Build, a simplified version of a developer class meant for journalists and analysts.