The Samsung Gear VR has been around for over a year now, but previous offerings were only compatible with a single device and were always treated as beta products by Samsung. That all changes with the release of the new Gear VR, with the price drop to $99 bringing it into the mainstream just in time ... Read More »
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If you’re the owner of Google Cardboard, it’s about to get a lot more useful. Google has updated the YouTube app with virtual reality support, specifically for Google Cardboard. Now you’ll be able to watch VR YouTube videos in your Cardboard.
Unfortunately, there aren’t many VR-supported videos on YouTube. Another new feature in the YouTube app ... Read More »
The battle for the hardcore VR market draws ever nearer with Oculus, HTC Vive and the now officially named PlayStation VR, but for the more causal VR enthusiast, Google Cardboard has been really the only sensible option to date and thankfully didn’t require more than a $20 investment.
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OnePlus is going to show off the OnePlus 2 in virtual reality, letting everyone feel like they’re standing in front of a crowd at an event. And to make sure everyone can take part, OnePlus is giving away its own Google Cardboard-style hardware, which you can now order.
A lot of people think that virtual reality (VR) is going to be a big factor in the world moving forward, especially when it comes to entertainment, even when it’s on your smartphone. For example, HTC recently jumped onto the VR bandwagon when it announced the Vive headset. Now OnePlus wants to get in ... Read More »
Google Cardboard was a strange release at last year’s Google I/O. It almost seemed like a joke, until we realized the implications. Instead of an overly expensive virtual reality headset that’s not even in a consumer ready form yet, you can build yourself a headset out of cardboard. This means that you can take advantage ... Read More »
When Google first debuted Google Cardboard, it seemed like little more than a fun experiment in making an ultra-affordable virtual reality headset. But it seems Cardboard has taken off perhaps more than the company originally expected. Google has announced several noteworthy changes to the Google Cardboard program today, including two acquisitions, that prove ... Read More »
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While smartwatches may be getting a lion’s share of attention these days, virtual reality is starting to make a comeback, and in a big way. You know it’s true because smartphone manufacturers want to get in on it, and that’s exactly what HTC is doing with its just-unveiled Vive virtual reality headset.
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Google and Mattel recently announced a partnership that left many scratching their heads. What would a classic toy company and a tech giant be doing together? Today brings us the answer in the form of the View-Master VR headset. Mattel and Google have resurrected the famous View-Master and are bringing it up to modern times ... Read More »