Tag Archives: VR

New Google Daydream View VR headset arrives in three colors priced at $99

Google had a big day today, with its hardware event bringing us new smartphones, smart speakers, a laptop, a hands-free camera, and wireless earbuds. Oh, and also a new Daydream View VR headset, as one leak predicted not long ago. The new Daydream View looks similar to last year’s model, but is improved in a lot of ways. It has higher-performance lenses, with better image clarity and ... Read More »

Google Pixelbook, Home Mini Smart Speaker, New Daydream VR Headset Ahead of Pixel Event

Google Pixelbook and New Daydream VR Headset HIGHLIGHTS The pricing for Pixelbook is said to start from $1,199 All three products have been leaked in renders The Pixelbook is expected to launch in three colour variants Ahead of Google’s Pixel event on October 4, several leaks regarding the company’s upcoming devices have now surfaced on the Internet. We already told you about the leaks ... Read More »

HTC Vive VR Headset Gets a Price Cut, India Price Slashed to Rs. 76,990

HTC has given its virtual reality headset – the Vive – a Rs. 16,000 price cut in India, which brings the total cost down to Rs. 76,990. This follows on the heels of Monday’s $200 (about Rs. 12,800) price cut in the US, where the Vive now costs $599 (about Rs. 38,400). Even with the price cut, the HTC Vive in India still costs more ... Read More »

HTC Said to Be Exploring Strategic Options, Including VR Business Spin-Off and Company Sale

HIGHLIGHTS HTC is exploring a range of options to resurrect its business Spinning off VR business or selling itself is on the cards for HTC HTC’s market value has fallen almost 75% to $1.78 billion in last 5 years Smartphone maker HTC Corp is exploring options that could range from spinning off its virtual reality (VR) business to selling itself, Bloomberg reported ... Read More »

Google opens Expeditions VR education app to the public

Google has long sold its Cardboard VR format as a super accessible platform for getting people into virtual reality. One of their major initiatives for it has been in education markets through its Google Expeditions program, which allows students to get in the center of 360 photos and 3D scenes with historical importance. The program has enabled trips to the ... Read More »

Nougat update for ZTE Axon 7 brings Daydream VR compatibility

After a short delay, the Nougat update for the ZTE Axon 7 is finally rolling out and it brings Google Daydream compatibility. ZTE has as low as $50 its own VR headset. This makes the Axon 7 the cheapest way to get into Google’s VR ecosystem. Other supported phones include the Pixels and the Moto Zs, the Huawei Mate 9 ... Read More »

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A week ago, a $500 “Oculus Ready” PC was unveiled, but still the cheapest way to experience VR is through a smartphone headset. Google’s entry, the Daydream, is discounted in the US to $50 (usually $80) from today until February 25. Yep, US only. We were quite impressed with Daydream and especially the remote – something both the Samsung Gear ... Read More »

Pico Tech brings untethered, movement-sensitive VR to Android with Pico Neo CV

Samsung’s Gear VR and Google’s Daydream have made untethered VR the norm for Android devices. Mobile VR devices like the Pico Neo CV that track users as they roam around a room, however, are something a bit more special. Pico’s Neo CV is similar to devices like the HTC Vive in that it offers true untethered VR with six degrees of ... Read More »

Intel shows off 10nm Cannon Lake chip, announces Project Alloy VR product plans

Intel pulled out the big guns at its CES keynote on Wednesday, equipping the venue with leather loungers that each had its own VR setup for attendees to use—a flashy way to prove that Intel’s recent moves in the VR space were justified. But first, the company kicked off its presentation by demonstrating that its next-gen 10nm “Cannon Lake” Core processor ... Read More »

Samsung Gear VR (2016) currently going for $60 in US

The Samsung Gear VR (2016), which was unveiled alongside the ill-fated Galaxy Note7, has received a price cut in the US. Specifically, Amazon US has the headset listed on its website for just under $60, or $59.99 to be precise. A quick look at the South Korean company’s US website reveals that the VR headset is being officially sold for ... Read More »