Gear VR

Samsung bundles new Gear 360 and Gear VR at a very special price today only

Samsung is still trying its best to get as many people as possible hooked into an entry-level virtual reality experience before finally releasing a …

Technology

Deal: Get a Gear 360 and Gear VR for just $199

Available only on Friday, December 8.<p>Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Note 8 are two of the best phones released in 2017, and while the devices are solid …

Android News

Huawei VR Controller Appears in FCC Filings, Suggesting Mobile VR Headset Launch is Near

Huawei’s VR ambitions seem to be materializing in the form of a bonafide mobile VR headset, as a recent FCC filing has revealed the existence of a VR …

Virtual Reality

Samsung's next VR headset could fuse the best of Gear VR and Odyssey

<b>Samsung is working on a standalone mobile virtual reality headset that’s equipped with inside-out positional tracking and a Six Degree of Freedom</b> …

Virtual Reality

Going Up: ‘Elevator... to the Moon!’ Launches Room-Scale Update on Rift, Plus Behind the Scenes with ROCCAT Games Studio

It’s not uncommon to hear about VR titles that come out of experimentation at game studios. But it’s not every day that you come across a VR game …

Virtual Reality

Samsung Teases 6-DoF Standalone VR Headset as Company's 'Next Mobile VR System'

Taeyong Kim, VP of Samsung Electronics and Head of Graphics R&D, took the stage last month at the company’s annual developer conference to talk a …

Virtual Reality

Behind the Scenes of Oculus Educational Content, Plus Our Favorite Immersive Experiences that Foster Learning

<i>November 13 – 17 is National Education Week in the US. To celebrate, we’re highlighting the intersections of VR and education with a series of blog</i> …

Virtual Reality

ReCore studio Armature's next game is Fail Factory for Gear VR

ReCore studio Armature has announced its latest game: Fail Factory for Gear VR.Fail Factory - "a wacky VR game of escalating failure" - is a …

Schadenfreude

Frantic Fun: Introducing ‘Fail Factory’ from Armature Studios, Coming Soon to Gear VR

Fans of robots, chaos, and mini-games—rejoice! Today, we’re excited to share that <i>Fail Factory!</i> is coming to Gear VR on December 7.<p>Just in time for …

Virtual Reality

Pick up a new Samsung S8 or Note8 and get a DeX Station or Gear VR for free

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Black Friday and holiday shopping are nearly …

Samsung

Samsung has Black Friday deals on phones, smartwatches and tablets coming soon

Amazon has officially started its “countdown to Black Friday” with a selection of decent deals that are likely to be overshadowed soon, but can save …

Samsung

Gear VR Livestreaming Now Includes Facebook Comments

<b>Interact with viewers while in VR.</b><p>It’s been said before, but VR can be an isolating experience. While you don your VR headset, it’s often difficult …

Virtual Reality

November Platform Updates: Rift + Gear VR

We’re back with a monthly look at the newest updates rolling out across the Oculus Platform. Our goal is to make your experience exploring new …

Virtual Reality

Samsung Offers Free DeX Station or Gear VR with Galaxy S8, Galaxy Note8

Samsung has kicked off a new promotional campaign that bundles either of the company's two major smartphone peripherals – the DeX station or the Gear …

Samsung

Best Buy's Black Friday Sale to Offer Sizable Discounts on VR Devices, Oculus Rift Priced at $350

Major retailers are now publishing their much awaited Black Friday deals, and by far one of the largest sales to cover VR stuff thus far comes from …

Virtual Reality

iEyes? An Apple AR wearable device is reportedly on track for 2020

It’s no secret that Apple is high on augmented reality. Tim Cook has been touting the new tech as the next big revolution even before Apple released …

Augmented Reality

Apple's Reportedly Shooting To Have Its AR Headset Ready For Manufacture By 2019

The iPhone X is selling well, and Apple profits are just fine, but Tim Cook has been explicit in saying that augmented reality is the next big thing. …

Augmented Reality

Apple is working on a standalone AR headset, says report

Apple is looking into the augmented reality (AR) headset scene, according to <i>Bloomberg</i>. The multi-billion dollar company aims to produce its first AR …

Augmented Reality

Releases Recap: October 30 – November 3, Plus ‘I Expect You To Die’ First Class and a ‘Wands’ Free Weekend on Rift

This week, we released 20 titles and updates across the Oculus Platform. Before we dive in, let’s take a look at an exciting update from <i>I Expect You</i> …

Virtual Reality

Note 8 accessories deal highlights phablet’s twin strengths

Samsung has updated its free accessory offer for the Galaxy Note 8, and if you didn’t jump on the pen-enabled phablet when it was first launched, you …

Samsung

Get a free Gear VR or DeX with a Galaxy S8 or Note 8 purchase from Samsung

As flagship phone prices continue to inch up, manufacturers are trying to find ways to keep customers opening up their wallets. One common way is to offer a bonus when you purchase your phone. That could be a prepaid card that has a few hundred dollars on it, a microSD card or other accessory, or …

Samsung

Samsung offering free DeX or Gear VR with Galaxy S8 or Note 8 purchase

Available now through November 18.<p>Flagship phones are great, but they also have a tendency to be quite pricey. Samsung regularly runs promotions to …

Samsung

Samsung lets Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8 buyers choose between a free Gear VR and DeX Station

It’s been a relatively quiet past few months for the (slowly) aging Galaxy S8 and S8+ on the discount front, while the newer, slightly better Note 8 …

Samsung

‘Stranger Things’ Comes to Gear VR in Latest ‘Face Your Fears’ Update, Face the Demogorgan

<i>Face Your Fears (2016)</i> is a collection of horrifying experiences ripped straight from your nightmares; creepy clowns, monsters in the closet, …

Virtual Reality

Oculus Store Gets Devilish Discounts This Halloween, Up to 50% Off on Selected Rift & Gear VR Horror Titles

Halloween is nearly here, and there’s no better way to scare your friends and family (and you poor cat or dog) than a disturbingly immersive VR …

Virtual Reality

Lionsgate Goes Deep into AR & VR Ads for New 'Saw' Movie 'Jigsaw'

With a new installment of the <i>Saw</i> horror series opening in theaters nationwide this weekend, Lionsgate is betting its ad dollars on immersive …

Mobile

9to5Toys Last Call: SanDisk 256GB microSDXC card $124, Samsung Gear VR Headset $25, ASUS 24″ 1080p Monitor $90, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by <i>signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter</i>. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p>9to5Toys Lunch Break delivers the best deals every day of the week at 12:30PM EST. This includes price drops …

Samsung Gear VR

A mixed review for Windows Mixed Reality

Microsoft's Mixed Reality is a new take on VR, bundled into the latest update for Windows 10.<p>Compatible headsets are made to the company's …

Virtual Reality

ARCore can add positional tracking to Gear VR

The VR industry is slowly inching closer to six degrees of freedom (6DOF) tracking on mobile-based headsets. But while Google toils away on standalone headsets with positional tracking, another studio has used its ARCore tech to implement positional tracking on Gear VR.<p>FusedVR recently posted a …

Virtual Reality

The Walking Dead season premiere includes bonus VR footage that puts fans face-to-face with Negan

The zombie apocalypse comes to you in the show's new app.<p><i>The Walking Dead</i> is literally going to put fans in the season eight premiere.<p>We'll explain. …

TV Series