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    Merge VR Makes Affordable Virtual Reality Much More Comfortable

    Earlier this year, we put together an introductory guide to virtual reality — handy for anyone planning on giving or getting a VR headset this year. We split the headsets up into two groups — headsets powered by high-end gaming PCs or video game consoles and headsets powered by smartphones. For the latter, with the exception of […]

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    Google and IMAX Might Bring VR to Movie Theaters

    VR at the movies? With Facebook’s professional 360-degree camera design schematics and Vuze’s affordable semi-pro 360-degree camera, lots of tools have been developed to make new and very exciting VR experiences for all those new headsets. But, if you’re wondering where your future VR summer blockbuster will come from, look no further than Google. In a […]

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    McDonald’s Is Sneaking VR Headsets Into Their Happy Meals

    Since Google Cardboard showed us that pretty much anyone can rig up a VR headset with whatever’s on hand, the VR headset as marketing campaign idea has flourished. We saw Google, Verizon, and ILMxLAB release limited edition cardboard sets along with exclusive VR content related to The Force Awakens in the run up to the […]

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    Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Hands-On

    Samsung announced their yearly Galaxy S refresh on schedule today at their Unpacked event, held at MWC 2016 in Barcelona. Once again, it’s improvement at the usual steady pace for Samsung — in other words, if you’re looking to upgrade your phone and go (or stay) premium this year, the Galaxy S7 family has to […]

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    Star Wars Comes to Virtual Reality

    Ahead of the release of The Force Awakens next month, Google, Verizon, and ILMxLAB (a collaboration between Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic, and Skywalker Sound) are teaming up for a prologue like no other — one to be experienced in virtual reality. No one involved has disclosed much about what the VR experience will entail, […]

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    Lytro Immerge Could Completely Change VR Video

    While virtual reality games are built from the ground up to provide freedom of movement — they wouldn’t be very fun otherwise — the same can’t be said of VR video. There’s always a level of disappointment when viewing VR video because you’re just viewing it — you can turn your head around to look […]

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    Would You Trust a VR Headset That Costs Just $40?

    Oculus Rift hasn’t even made it to market yet, and already we’re jumping headfirst into the world of cheap VR. Granted, it doesn’t get more cheap VR than something you can throw together using a bunch of crap in your junk drawer and some empty Raisin Bran boxes, but this new VR headset is promising […]

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    Gene Roddenbery’s White Room: 02B3 is Reinvented for 360° VR App

    The late Gene Roddenberry was once at the forefront of science fiction — with Roddenberry 360°, his son Rod might be following in his footsteps. The new venture is dedicated to creating 360° and VR entertainment, starting off with a short 15-minute film called White Room: 02B3. The film itself isn’t new — it’s been […]