Being a real technology reporter means spending most of your life showing friends and family which smart phone they can buy next. Then there are the needs to resolve everybody’s e-mail, the looks of bemusement when you make an effort to show off a smart watch and that odd moment when you simply do not need to play computer games anymore.
The previous time I used virtual-reality, I used to be in a little square area in a showy Vegas Resort, attempting to squeeze in an instant trial from the crowds. Within a few minutes, the external world as well as the HTC Vive headset I used dissolved apart. Within my digital hands I used a paint brush; a big palette of colors, brushes and SFX hovered above my eyeline. All around me was dark area.