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Google Street View Gets Virtual Reality Mode

12/18/2014, Earlier this year, Google launched Cardboard which is basically a cheap DIY virtual reality headset made from, well, cardboard. There are no electronic components and in order to get it to work, you will need to use your smartphone as the device’s...

Google Has Shipped 500,000 Google Cardboard Headsets To Date

12/10/2014, From time to time, Google comes up with some pretty crazy ideas and products. Some of them work out, some of them don’t, but it looks like Google might have a hit on their hands with the Google Cardboard. The “device”, as per Google, has managed to...

Carl Zeiss VR One Headset Available Today

12/03/2014, A couple of months back Carl Zeiss unveiled a new product that it had been working on. The company showed off a manufacturer-agnostic virtual reality headset called the VR One. Today that product is finally available for purchase. Those interested in...

Apple’s Interest In Virtual Reality Hinted At In Job Listing

11/24/2014, Could virtual reality be the next big thing in technology? The Oculus Rift has managed to garner a lot of attention, so much so to the point where Facebook felt compelled to snap up the company for themselves. Sony is also working on a virtual reality...

Volvo Uses Google Cardboard To Market Its Upcoming SUV

11/14/2014, There are a handful of virtual reality headsets floating about at the moment, such as the Oculus Rift, Sony’s Project Morpheus, and the Samsung Gear VR just to name a few, although out of all of them, Google’s Cardboard seems to be the most novel....

Samsung Claims To Have Addressed Gear VR’s Overheating Problems

11/13/2014, About a month ago we reported that the Samsung Gear VR was facing some issues in the form of overheating. The reports claimed that after about 20 minutes of it being used, it became really hot which is a bit troubling as this is a device that is to be...

Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition Coming To The U.S.

11/12/2014, Samsung has announced today that the Gear VR Innovator Edition will be coming to the U.S. early next month. Powered by Oculus, this virtual reality headset provides a fully immersive virtual reality experience on the Galaxy Note 4. This step will go a...

Oculus CEO Says Consumer Version Of Rift Is Months Away

11/04/2014, Virtual reality has been the talk of the town in recent months. Many are asking when Oculus will finally start shipping its consumer version. Its developer kits have seen decent response from developers but now its time to see if the product is going to...

Oppo VR Headset Possibly Coming Soon

10/19/2014, VR headsets aren’t really a mass market product right now but efforts are being made by many companies to make this technology mainstream. On one hand you have gaming companies like Oculus and Sony working on their VR headset projects and on the...

Archos VR Glasses Brings Virtual Reality To The Masses At $30

10/16/2014, Virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift and Sony’s Project Morpheus have their own built-in displays, which is great as this means that the makers of the headsets have more control over their hardware. It also makes it more expensive, which is why...

Resident Evil’s Future Could Lie In Virtual Reality

10/14/2014, Capcom’s Resident Evil series has come a long day from back in the day. The graphics are much better than what it used to be, but what’s next for the franchise? After all improved graphics can only take you so far, right? Well how does the idea of...

Carl Zeiss Unveils $99 VR One Virtual Reality Headset

10/10/2014, When the name Carl Zeiss is mentioned, we tend to think about cameras and photography and how Carl Zeiss’ lenses tend to be found on the more high-end of camera equipment. Well it looks like the company is venturing into the wearables market as they...