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

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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┬áchief 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)

Google Now Lets Anyone Build and Submit Daydream VR Apps

Google has officially opened up development and submissions for third-party developer-built Daydream VR apps. A complete page on their Google Developers website gives interested parties all the details on how to go about doing so, but in a nutshell, it's essentially just like building and submitting an Android app as you're still sending your software … Continue reading Google Now Lets Anyone Build and Submit Daydream VR Apps

Deal: Grab the Google Daydream View Headset for $49 ($30 Off)

Google's Daydream View is one of the cheaper VR headset options on the market today at just $79 for a unit, but starting today, you can get the viewer for as little as $49 as a part of a special promotion Google is holding on the official Google Store. This knocks $30 off the original … Continue reading Deal: Grab the Google Daydream View Headset for $49 ($30 Off)

Google’s Daydream View Headset Now Available in Crimson and Snow

Last month when Google's Daydream View headset launched, the only color option was one of three that would eventually make their way to the market. This color goes by the name of Slate, and while it's not a bad color option, it's not ideal for everyone. Luckily, starting today, you can now preorder the Daydream-powered … Continue reading Google’s Daydream View Headset Now Available in Crimson and Snow