The Oculus Rift is here, but will anyone buy it? (The 3:59, Ep. 17)

We discuss the lukewarm reviews of the VR headset, as well as a proposal to ban "texter-walkers."

The Oculus Rift could mark the beginning of the VR revolution. Well, maybe.

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The highly anticipated Oculus Rift VR headset hit the market on Monday, offering the promise of transporting people into new worlds. But with a price tag of $600 and less than enthusiastic reviews, we wonder who the first customers of this potentially revolutionary technology could be.

Also, we debate the merits of a proposal in New Jersey to fine and even jail folks for texting while walking.

The 3:59 gives you bite-size news and analysis about the top stories of the day, brought to you by CNET Executive Editor Roger Cheng and Senior Writer Ben Fox Rubin.

The Oculus Rift is here, but will anyone buy it? (The 3:59, Ep. 17)

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