Google Daydream

Justin Roiland’s ‘Dr. Splorchy’ to Release on Daydream Next Week, Launch Trailer Here

<i>Dr. Splorchy Presents: SPACE HEROES</i> is an upcoming Google Daydream title from Squanch Games, a studio founded by <i>Rick and Morty</i> creator Justin …

San Diego

‘Plex VR’ Social Viewing Is Now Cross-compatible with All Supported VR Headsets

<i>Plex VR</i>, the free PLEX viewer for VR devices that lets you stream locally stored media to your headset, just got an update that includes …

Virtual Reality

‘Pokémon Go’ Developer Niantic Acquires AR-Focused Seismic Games

“Pokémon Go” developer Niantic acquired “Marvel: Strike Force” developer Seismic Games in a bid to expand its hold on the AR gaming market. This is …

Hollywood

Niantic Acquires Seismic to Help Create AR Games & Upcoming AR Platform

Seismic Games, the studio behind Google Daydream‘s <i>Blade Runner: Revelations (2018),</i> has been acquired by Niantic, the force behind popular …

Niantic

Don't miss this Prime Day sale from Verizon: Get the Google Daydream View VR headset for less than $40

The Google Daydream View is here to change the way you consume entertainment. Google released the VR headset back in November 2017, but now you can …

Virtual Reality

Review: LG V30+ smartphone

LG’s flagship looks, feels and works very well. But the cameras are disappointing and similar functionality can be had for less money.<p>In Australia, …

Mobile Technology

UK Deals of the Week: £200 off Huawei P20 Pro, £49 Echo Dot/Fire TV Stick bundle

Welcome to your weekly round-up of the best U.K. deals of the week for Android phones, network plans, accessories, smart home tech, and a little of whatever else is on offer in the world of mobile!<p>This week’s deals include a massive discount on the triple-camera-toting Huawei P20 Pro, a …

Mobile Technology

Google Daydream SDK now supports multiple controllers for some devices

Until now, Google’s Daydream VR has been limited by support for only a single, basic controller, but that may be changing. Simultaneous multiple controller support has just been added to the Google VR software used by Daydream and Cardboard devices, though it’s unclear which headsets will actually …

Business

107: Android notification rumors, Multi-controller in Daydream, Fuchsia Friday | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got our Alphabet Scoop where we talked about a rumored overhaul to Android notifications, multiple controller support in Daydream, our Google Podcasts review, Fuchsia Friday from our Kyle Bradshaw, and the top Google deals from 9to5Toys.<p>9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, …

Google

Google Daydream could soon support multiple controllers

Google Daydream VR is Google’s virtual reality solution for mobile devices. What started as more of a cool tech demo has turned into a whole lot …

Virtual Reality

Multiple controller support is coming to Daydream according to latest Google VR SDK

Just before I/O 2018, Google and Lenovo launched the first standalone Daydream headset with the Mirage Solo VR. We noted in our review that this impressive hardware is limited by the app ecosystem, but upcoming support for multiple controllers in Daydream might allow for more applications.<p>“Multiple …

Virtual Reality

Skipping Amazon Prime Day? Here are some non-Amazon deals (Update: eBay code insanity)

Everyone is getting amped-up for Amazon Prime Day, which goes for 36 hours this year starting on July 16. As with previous Prime Days, we can expect drastic discounts on all sorts of items, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras, wearables, and more.<p>However, you might not be excited for …

IPad Air

BBC Academy - How do I make 360 videos?

How do I make 360 videos?<p>A guide byBBC VR Hub<p>1. What is 360 video?<p>A guide byBBC VR Hub<p>360 video is a spherical video format which, when viewed on a virtual reality headset, gives viewers the illusion of ‘being there’. It's generally a non-interactive format and it can be seen in 2D or 3D.<p>Most web …

Virtual Reality

Oculus Go Is On Sale. Will It Be VR’s iPod Moment?

You can order the $199 headset now, and you need absolutely nothing else to try VR.<p>Oculus Go, Facebook’s ambitious VR headset designed for the masses, is on sale now for $199. It’s the first VR headset that you’ll be able to just pick up off the table, turn on, place on your head, and play. And it …

Virtual Reality

How Google Branded Tech’s Next Big Paradigm

Daydream is the first decent VR brand. And that’s because it was inspired by nature, not technology.<p>Facebook called it “the Oculus,” a throwback to ancient, Byzantine architecture. HTC chose “the Vive,” the sort of pseudo-word that sounds like it was born from a New York ad agency.<p>But Google? …

Virtual Reality

Google Home, Pixel 2 XL and more are on sale

Google‘s giving everyone a discount if they’re willing to buy a speaker, phone or over-the-top TV dongle. A sale is going on right now through July …

Tech Trends

Wands is a VR spell-flinging success — now, its studio wants more

Cortopia has been playing with magic since 2016. Its virtual reality dueler Wands started out on Samsung Gear VR and Google Daydream, but since then, its wizarding empire has expanded to Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and, most recently, Oculus Go in May. PlayStation, one of the leading platforms for VR, …

Virtual Reality

Oculus Go vs Daydream View: which is the best choice for low-cost VR?

By David Nield<p>You don't have to spend big on an Oculus Rift or an HTC Vive to get into virtual reality these days – plenty of lower-priced headsets …

Virtual Reality

LG V35 ThinQ (unlocked) up for pre-order with free Google Daydream View

The LG V35 ThinQ is now available for pre-order at B&H. The handset can be picked up for $899.99 and arrives with a free Google Daydream View VR headset worth $99.99.<p>The latest LG flagship was previously available at AT&T and with Google’s Project Fi, also for $899.99. The unlocked model is set to …

Tech Trends

Report: HTC Lays Off 1,500 Employees in Taiwan Manufacturing Division

HTC is reportedly laying off 1,500 employees in its Taiwan manufacturing division, something <i>Bloomberg’s</i> Taipei bureau chief Samson Ellis reports to …

Virtual Reality

Pre-orders open for unlocked LG V35 ThinQ at $899.99

So, we’re looking at another LG ‘V’ series smartphone that feels like it’s priced above its punching weight. Then again, the raw value of a …

Tech Trends

Try before you travel — Kayak launches virtual reality exploration tool

Previous Next<p>1 of 3<p>The practice of trying before buying is coming to travel booking with virtual reality in tow. This week, Kayak launched the new …

Virtual Reality

Why Microsoft Scrapped Its VR Plans for the Xbox One

The tech giant doesn't plan to follow Sony's lead.<p>Last June, <b>Microsoft</b>'s (NASDAQ:MSFT) Xbox chief Phil Spencer told CNET that the new Xbox One X …

Virtual Reality

The New Realities of Business: Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Says Hampleton Partners

Manufacturing, healthcare and retail sectors competing with entertainment in use of immersive technologiesLondon, 27 June 2018 - Manufacturing, …

Augmented Reality

Oculus TV brings a virtual living room to the Oculus Go headset | Trusted Reviews

<b>The standalone Oculus Go headset has gained access to the Oculus TV app, which offers access to a host of flatscreen video content.</b><p>Rather than serve …

Virtual Reality

John Cusack And Christina Ricci Make Their VR Debut In Distorted Reality

Minds Eye Entertainment and SkyVR have partnered to produce a scripted, live-action cinematic virtual reality (VR) piece that is set to thrill …

Virtual Reality

The best VR headset you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><i>Lenovo/Business Insider</i><p>The Insider Pick:<p>Virtual reality could be one of the next major frontiers in tech, and it’s already growing as a …

Virtual Reality

7 Best VR Education Apps

Parents and teachers eager to weave some fun into learning, might consider using virtual reality (VR) apps to deliver some educational lessons …

Virtual Reality

John Cusack & Christina Ricci Make Their VR Debut In ‘Distorted Reality’

<b>Another VR project starring AAA talent shows how the immersive medium is continuing to attract more of Hollywood’s biggest names.</b> To compliment the …

Mira Prism - Augmented Reality Headset

The Mira Prism is an affordable head-mounted augmented reality (AR) device that enables AR anywhere - no plugs, computers or wires are needed. Unlike …

Augmented Reality