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It's like being inside of the game, literally, Tron-style. If you have the graphics horsepower and a good game, it's very convincing.
What it's best for are flight/driving sims. You know the kind of folks who spend thousands on realistic flight/driving controllers and arrays of monitors for a wide field of view? VR is perfect for that and actually cheaper than alternatives, but that's a small niche market. Most games don't translate well to VR and there aren't a lot of games made for VR out there, there are a lot of ports but they're generally not very good.
Not for the first time, I was trying to conduct some online business and put in an email contact address. This was a bank - but other sources match this stupidity.
In this case, it accepted my input on the screen - but their system insists it's an invalid email address. In other cases, the email was rejected at the client side. Why you may ask?
Well, it ends with a four-character extension. It's not .com, .net, or .org, so I guess it cannot be real ? ? ? ".info" is not some johnny-come-lately extension.
WTF's up with these software developers, aside from being dropped on their heads, repeatedly, as infants?
This stupid is layered. It was to send me a verification code. They only had telephone contact options and they wanted my home phone during setup. They have it. I'm not there. Now what? No one, it seems, considered any sort of provision for this or anything other than every user must have a cell-phone welded to their genitalia as their only mode of contact.
What gets my goat is when an email is rejected because the domain is hyphenated. As my domain is: Aaaaa-Bbbbb.com
Most times you can get round this: give them a mailinator address for signup, then change it in to the real one when you're signed up. Works almost every time, as "developers" who are too lazy to check what is and isn't valid where don't bother to check validity on "change to" addresses ...
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I've recently had my self-hosted email address rejected. I can only guess that it was because it doesn't use https. I've had a number of customers (maybe 2%) now whos email systems refuse it for that reason. One of these days I will actually replace that server and get a cert for it. In the meantime, it's good to have multiple email addresses...just have them use the other one.
"I controlled my laughter and simple said "No,I am very busy,so I can't write any code for you". The moment they heard this all the smiling face turned into a sad looking face and one of them farted. So I had to leave the place as soon as possible." - Mr.Prakash One Fine Saturday. 24/04/2004