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Samsung Will Reportedly Rebrand Gear VR To Galaxy VR

06/05/2018, Samsung’s mobile virtual reality headset is called Gear VR. The company launched it several years ago and has updated the headset almost every year. Users can slot in a compatible handset from Samsung and access a variety of virtual reality apps and...

Plex VR Lands On Gear VR And Oculus

04/05/2018, Plex launched its Plex VR app in January this year. However, it was only made available for Google’s Daydream platform, which some of you might be aware isn’t the dominant VR platform. There are others such Facebook’s Oculus (which is...

Galaxy S9 Doesn’t Require A New Gear VR

02/26/2018, We have seen Samsung introduce a new Gear VR headset with almost every new flagship Galaxy S and Galaxy Note flagship that it has released in the past couple of years. That’s because the changes in size and dimensions of the new devices meant that...


U.S. Galaxy Note 8 Customers Can Get A Free Gear VR Or DeX

11/02/2017, Samsung’s flagship smartphones tend to be expensive so the company regularly offers promotions that give customers more bang for their buck. Samsung’s latest promotion for customers in the United States offers them a free Gear VR headset or a...

Samsung Developing VR Mental Health Diagnosis Tools For Hospitals

09/05/2017, Samsung’s mobile virtual reality platform has flourished over the past couple of years. It has really pushed virtual reality to consumers through its Gear VR headsets. Samsung’s work in the VR space isn’t just limited to apps and games....

Samsung Unveils Standalone VR Headset Reference Design

07/03/2017, Samsung is known in the VR space for its Gear VR headset which requires one of its many compatible Galaxy smartphones to function. It’s no secret that the company has been working on a standalone VR headset which wouldn’t require a smartphone....

Samsung’s Gear VR Gains New Partners In UFC, X-Games, Live Nation

05/29/2017, Watching a sporting event live in person and watching it on the TV are very different experiences, but unfortunately sometimes tickets can be too pricey, sold out, or the venue is held somewhere far away from where you are. However this is something that...

ZeniMax Goes After Samsung Over The Gear VR Headset

05/15/2017, As you might have heard, there is quite a huge legal battle brewing in the VR space and that is between the folks at ZeniMax and Oculus. ZeniMas has since won the lawsuit and it looks like the company has decided to turn their sights on another company,...

Samsung Gear VR Shipped 782,000 Units In Q1 2017

05/10/2017, There are many virtual reality (VR) headsets available at the moment, and they all come in varying price points as well as differing in terms of features. While you might have expected more powerful headsets like the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift to be the most...

You Can Now Stream Gear VR Games Onto Facebook Live

03/12/2017, Live streaming video games isn’t anything new, and we’ve seen plenty of people do that in the past few years. However if live streaming a virtual reality (VR) game is something you are interested in, then you might be interested to learn that Oculus...

New Samsung Gear VR With Wireless Controller Launched

02/26/2017, We reported earlier this week that Samsung might be gearing up to launch a new Gear VR headset at the Mobile World Congress 2017. The new headset has officially been launched today and it’s a bit different from its predecessors. The new Gear VR...

More Evidence Surfaces Regarding New Gear VR Controller

02/22/2017, It was first reported a couple of days ago that Samsung is going to ship a controller with the new Gear VR headset that it’s going to launch with the Galaxy S8 this year. The company launches a new headset with its new flagships every year so...

Samsung’s New Gear VR Might Have Its Own Controller

02/20/2017, Samsung launches a refreshed Gear VR virtual reality headset every year with its flagship smartphones so it’s expected to do the same this time around as well. The company is due to unveil the Galaxy S8 next month and there are rumors about a new...