Apple and Meta’s Metaverses Are Both Sad and Lonely

The metaverse has a loneliness problem. Mark Zuckerberg says Apple’s new headset will make everyone lonelier. But even Meta’s headset is, in the end, someone sitting alone on a couch too.   Mark Zuckerberg’s verdict on Apple’s new mixed-reality headset¬†is in: It’s lonesome. “Every demo that they showed was a person sitting on a couch … Read more

Tim Cook on Why Apple Avoids the Term ‘Metaverse,’ Unlike Facebook

Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed AR, VR, and more in a new interview with Dutch media outlet Bright. He said Apple avoids using the term “metaverse” because the average person doesn’t know what it is. The tech giant’s approach is a stark contrast to Mark Zuckerberg’s obsession with the metaverse. Something is loading. Apple CEO … Read more

Buying Metaverse Land Is ‘Dumbest S— Ever’

Investor Mark Cuban said buying metaverse land is “the dumbest shit ever.” Virtual real estate exploded in popularity last year, with companies like Sandbox selling property. But the metaverse is nowhere close to materializing, and interest in it appears to be waning. Something is loading. Billionaire investor Mark Cuban is out on digital land purchases. … Read more