• In this Friday, April 22, 2016, photo, Christian Cantrell, a software engineer and science fiction author, poses for a photo at his high-end computer setup that an Oculus Rift camera will go with, at his home in Sterling, Va. Cantrell pre-ordered the device and is still waiting, despite the fact that the gadgets began shipping weeks earlier. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Oculus Rift delays flatten virtual-reality fan fervor

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virtual reality, oddly enough, isn’t immune to the problems that arise in practical reality. Just ask would-be fans of the Oculus Rift headset, many — possibly most — of whom are still waiting for their $600 gadgets more than four weeks after they started shipping .

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  • In this Friday, April 22, 2016, photo, Christian Cantrell, a software engineer and science fiction author, poses for a photo at his high-end computer setup that an Oculus Rift camera will go with, at his home in Sterling, Va. Cantrell pre-ordered the device and is still waiting, despite the fact that the gadgets began shipping weeks earlier. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Oculus Rift delays flatten virtual-reality fan fervor

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virtual reality, oddly enough, isn’t immune to the problems that arise in practical reality. Just ask would-be fans of the Oculus Rift headset, many — possibly most — of whom are still waiting for their $600 gadgets more than four weeks after they started shipping .

  • In this Feb. 27, 2016 file photo, Ohio State receiver Braxton Miller runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The facts about Miller's potential NFL career are clear: a transition from star quarterback at Ohio State to maybe wide receiver as a pro. He's sharing the journey with fans through a 360-degree virtual reality video. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

    Watch this: NFL draft prospects run virtual reality route

    The facts about Braxton Miller’s potential NFL career are clear: a transition from star quarterback at Ohio State to maybe wide receiver as a pro.

  • This image released by Baobab Studios shows a scene from the VR Film “Invasion!” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. (Baobab Studios via AP)

    At Tribeca, virtual reality takes early steps toward art

    NEW YORK (AP) — Walking through most doors at the Tribeca Film Festival means taking a seat in a theater full of chattering moviegoers. But there are also darkened, cloth-wrapped chambers — like old carnival booths promising never-before-seen wonders — that offer nothing but a headset, headphones and perhaps some advice, like: “Watch for the dragon.”