Previous Google Daydream headsets required the use of a compatible phone installed in them. This is awesome because it uses existing high end hardware and makes the headsets cheap, but it also means that you’re using hardware not optimized for VR.
Google has announced a few new products made by ... Read More »
HTC has been a proponent of virtual reality for quite some time, and its Vive VR headset has been praised as one of the best available on the market. However, the Vive requires a connection to a PC to use, which is a barrier for many potential users.
To broaden its ... Read More »
Earlier this month at Google’s most recent event, the company unveiled a brand new, slightly tweaked Daydream View VR headset.
If you’ve been eagerly anticipating the headset’s arrival, the big day has arrived. You can now head over to Google’s online storefront and order the new Daydream ... Read More »
Today has been filled with a flurry of announcements and product releases from Google. Alongside the launch of the Pixel 2 devices, the tech giant has released an improved version of its virtual reality companion device, the Daydream View. Though not radically ... Read More »
HTC isn’t doing so well in the smartphone business. The big players like Apple and Samsung are dominating the market. Despite the U11 bringing profits up, who knows how long the company can keep that up. It’s frankly sad to see ... Read More »
YouTube has long supported 360-degree video, but let’s be honest: It’s mostly useless. Having a full 360-degree view is rarely useful for most videos, so Google decided to create a new format called VR180.
This new format is not just a 360-degree video cut in half. It’s much sharper and features stereoscopic 3D, giving it ... Read More »
Owlchemy Labs is a 23-person team working on VR games for the last six years. The company got into VR early and has had a few big hits like Job Simulator (you might have seen all of YouTube playing it at one point) and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality.
This success has resulted in an ... Read More »
T-Mobile is offering a great deal on the Samsung Gear VR. You can pick one up from the carrier for $49.97, half-off the regular price of $99.99.
This seems to be the model that launched alongside the long departed Galaxy Note 7, as it includes a ... Read More »
HTC is no stranger to virtual reality, and it sounds like the company is doubling down on VR this year.
CNET reports that HTC has confirmed it will be launching a “mobile VR device” before the end of 2017. The new device will be compatible with the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone, Read More »
After spending time at Google and Xiaomi, the next landing spot for Hugo Barra has been revealed.
Hugo Barra will join Facebook as the company’s Vice President of Virtual Reality. The news was announced by Facebook ... Read More »