Smartphones, and Android phones in particular, are seeing a resurgence in innovation. Just a year ago, manufacturers seemed to be doing little to differentiate their handsets, with specs reaching a satisfying ceiling.
This year, things are different. We’re seeing interesting new trends in hardware, software and accessories. And we want to hear from you.
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If it wasn’t clear before, it is now: Samsung is taking virtual reality very seriously. How seriously? 5.5-inch, 3840 x 2160, 4K, 806ppi seriously.
Yes, Samsung has just unveiled a new 5.5-inch 4K display that will be destined for use in VR systems as a phone display. The display is currently being shown ... Read More »
Yesterday at the Google I/O keynote speech, Google officially took the wraps off its big virtual reality (VR) initiative called Daydream. Considering it’s a developer conference, a lot of the talk was about how devs will be able to grow the platform, build hardware and software, and basically just make the whole ... Read More »
Rumors that Google would announce a VR platform based on Android that have been swirling for weeks now have finally come to a head with the announcement of Daydream, Google’s Android-based VR platform.
Daydream is a platform comprised of many parts that come together to provide a complete higher-end VR experience across ... Read More »
Hitman GO is a strategy puzzle game released two years ago by Square Enix. It’s based on the popular Hitman series, though rather than the regular third-person stealth game, it became a top-down turn-based puzzle game. Despite being a huge change, it became very popular.
Square Enix has announced that it is re-releasing Hitman GO for ... Read More »
Virtual reality is a segment that’s growing each and every day. Multiple manufacturers have entered the arena with their own VR headsets, but one area that’s still lacking is a strong ecosystem to support the new technology. HTC, which has already partnered with Valve to create the HTC Vive headset, is ... Read More »
Virtual reality is immensely popular and manufacturers are all trying to grab a piece of the pie. The latest to get in on the action is Huawei, which just announced the Huawei VR, the company’s VR headset that bears a striking resemblance to Samsung’s Gear VR in both design and function. The Huawei ... Read More »
I know most of us think 4K displays in smartphones are useless. Sony gave it a shot with the Xperia Z5 Premium, but didn’t even bother running the display at 4K full-time. Even Samsung isn’t pushing for 4K displays, instead opting for the same 2560×1440 resolution on the Samsung Galaxy ... Read More »
McDonald’s is the latest company to jump aboard the Google Cardboard train with the introduction of its new Happy Goggles VR headset, which is made from the company’s iconic Happy Meals box. Developed to celebrate Sweden’s “Sportlov” recreational holiday, McDonald’s will be putting 3,500 Happy Goggles headsets into circulation over the March 5 and March ... Read More »
As part of the company’s growing commitment to virtual reality, Google has now added a VR section to the Play Store. Google was one of the first entrants into the field of VR with Google Cardboard, its low-cost VR headset that utilized users’ phones to function as the display. Since then, ... Read More »