There were too many dinosaurs, the overloaded processor warned; I plucked a black hole from my Magic Leap “Create” toolkit and vacuumed up the bobbing, knee-high t-rexes to free some space. I was safe, at least for now.

This was my introduction to the fabled Magic Leap One, the mixed reality headset from the secretive Florida company that’s worked on its product for the better part of a decade before beginning to release it in waves over the summer. When you put on the headset, you’re greeted with a native sandbox that you can fill with virtual characters. With the glasses on, the little characters, in my case t-rexes, appear to be in the room with you, perched on surfaces and popping around. After the short demo, I was hungry for more.

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