Mar 8, 2018 - Technology

Oculus has fix for glitch that left VR headsets unusable

Man wearing an Oculus Rift headset

A man using an Oculus Rift headset. (Photo: Oculus)

Oculus said it now has a software update to solve the expired certificate issue that left Rift owners unable to use their virtual reality headsets on Wednesday. Oculus announced the fix on Twitter and offered affected users a $15 store credit.

Why it matters: The issue shows just how dependent modern devices are on software and the Internet to function.

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