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Oculus updates Gear VR app after severe battery drain issues

Samsung’s Gear VR headset is one of the most accessible ways to experience virtual reality — but not when it kills your phone's battery.  SEE ALSO: U.S. regulators warn consumers about exploding Samsung washers Oculus issued an app update Friday afternoon after Gear VR users complained about battery issues. The users reported that a previous version of the Oculus app — which powers Gear VR — drained their phone's battery in a matter of minutes.
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