Facebook Thinks a VR Playground is the Future

During its F8 conference today, Facebook unveiled Spaces, a VR-powered application that allows for a group of friends to interact in a virtual playground. The company notes that it's impossible to always be physically near the people you care about, so that's why Spaces is a thing. And it's the future. Or, ya know, at … Continue reading Facebook Thinks a VR Playground is the Future

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For Whatever Reason, Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Doesn’t Support Google Daydream

VRHeads recently attempted to install Google Daydream on Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+. Unsurprisingly, they were unsuccessful, and there's no apparent reason as to why. If you try to install Google Daydream on the Galaxy S8, a phone that exceeds the requirements for Google's VR platform in every conceivable way, you'll be met with an … Continue reading For Whatever Reason, Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Doesn’t Support Google Daydream

Lenovo Announces Budget-Friendly VR-Ready ThinkStation P320 at Develop3D Live

This year at Develop3D Live in the UK, Lenovo updated one of their latest ThinkStations which they're gearing towards power users who want a machine with enough speed and reliability on a budget. It's called the ThinkStation P320 and offers high-end internals alongside Pro VR certification, meaning you can hook a VR rig up to … Continue reading Lenovo Announces Budget-Friendly VR-Ready ThinkStation P320 at Develop3D Live

Samsung’s New Gear VR Includes an Oculus Controller

Today at MWC 2017, Samsung announced a new Gear VR headset which includes an Oculus-built controller for interacting with virtual reality content. It works similarly to how Google's Daydream View works by implementing an array of buttons alongside a touch pad, so expect a similar experience when using this headset. The Gear VR Controller adds … Continue reading Samsung’s New Gear VR Includes an Oculus Controller

Microsoft May Debut a Sequel to HoloLens in 2019

Microsoft's HoloLens finally began shipping last year to developers who were willing to fork over $3,000 for a developer kit. It's not exactly available to the public, but it's available to anyone who wants it, if that makes sense. Now, the company behind the holographic computing hardware is gearing up for a revised model with … Continue reading Microsoft May Debut a Sequel to HoloLens in 2019

Samsung May Release a New Gear VR with a Single-Hand Controller

Google's Daydream View headset is pretty popular amongst Pixel owners and those who have access to the Daydream platform. One reason may be due to the level of comfortability offered by the headset, while another likely cause is most definitely the dedicated controller that comes with the accessory, making interaction with virtual reality more life-like … Continue reading Samsung May Release a New Gear VR with a Single-Hand Controller

Report: HTC is Launch a Mobile VR Headset This Year

A fresh report out of CNET depicts an interview with HTC's chief financial officer Chia-lin Chang where it's stated HTC will introduce a mobile VR headset this year. The headset will reportedly be compatible with the new U Ultra handset but won't be something as basic as Samsung's Gear VR. Instead, the company will likely take … Continue reading Report: HTC is Launch a Mobile VR Headset This Year

Fox Sports Will Stream Super Bowl 51 in VR (Kind Of, Sort Of)

Fox has announced that their sports division, titled Fox Sports, will stream Super Bowl 51 in virtual reality for viewing on smartphones in 360 degrees or via a Google Cardboard or Gear VR headset. However, it's not as simple as watching the game as if you were there in person. In fact, it's the exact … Continue reading Fox Sports Will Stream Super Bowl 51 in VR (Kind Of, Sort Of)