HTC was slated to formally introduce a standalone VR headset built on Google Daydream software this month. The device was to be built on WorldSense tracking tech, but it looks like that version of the device has been canned. HTC announced...Show More Summary
Smartphone and virtual reality hardware maker HTC Corp. announced Monday the upcoming release of the Vive Focus, its standalone virtual reality head-mounted display that does not require a wired connection to a computer. The companyShow More Summary
The launch of a standalone HTC VR headset for Google’s Daydream platform is no longer happening in the US, according to TechCrunch and now confirmed by Clay Bavor, Google’s VR boss. The HTC-made headset was announced at Google I/O in...Show More Summary
Yesterday HTC revealed the Vive Focus standalone VR HMD for China. We expected that HTC would soon reveal its HMD for Google’s Daydream platform, but instead, the company cancelled the headset altogether.
HTC and Google confirm that plans for a wireless Daydream headset have been cancelled.
One of the only questions I’ve asked HTC VR execs consistently over the past several months is whether the Daydream version of its upcoming standalone headset would ship on time in late 2017, they have consistently said it will, though now it seems as though the entire project has been cancelled. Show More Summary
Last May, Google said it was working with two companies–HTC Vive and Lenovo–on standalone Daydream VR headsets. The hardware would be the first featuring Google’s WorldSense system, offering positional tracking without any wires. Today, both Google and HTC confirmed there are no longer any plans for a standalone Daydream Vive device. Show More Summary
Sometimes "Original" doesn't mean good. Google has been partnering with assorted production and sporting companies to produce VR content for its Daydream Viewer. I think the idea is to show what can be done to improve on normal TV formulas and how companies can enhance peoples viewing with VR. Show More Summary
As Google builds platforms like ARCore and Daydream that allow users to step into virtual worlds or put virtual scenes inside their phone’s field-of-view, there’s an onus on game developers to craft the content that makes the platforms worth checking out. Show More Summary
Lets talk about space, the irritating frontier. VR Games and Apps can be a storage hog, and with many Android phones not having expandable storage it's important to know what you can install and what you can't. When you first start using VR you want to fill your phone with all the amazing apps and games but they will fast eat up all your space. Show More Summary
Earlier this year Oculus announced support for Chromecast around the same time Google’s Daydream revealed it too would be adding the feature. In case you are unfamiliar, Chromecast is a feature from Google included in many recent televisions that makes it easy to broadcast to the TV from phones, apps and computers. If your TV doesn’t have […]
Does Daydream View's built-in heatsink get the job done? Google made a variety of updates to Daydream View when they premiered their 2017 model. Along with changes in the fabric, and where your remote is stored, they've also added an awesome built-in heatsink to help ameliorate those issues with phones overheating. Show More Summary
Resolution Games is announcing its next virtual reality game is Narrows, a pirate release for the Google Daydream mobile VR headset. Narrows is the Stockholm, Sweden-based company’s fourth game, after Bait! (fishing in VR), Solitaire Jester, and the minigame collection Wonderglade. And it shows the small studio is still all-in on VR and willing to […]
A Handful of VR It’s been an inspiring couple of weeks for Virtual Reality with the release of the Google Daydream headset, the Oculus Go headset, and recently the very...
All Chromecasts are not created equal, especially when it comes to Daydream. Google's latest update to the Daydream VR platform includes an exciting new way to share VR experiences with those in the room with you. A quick click on the...Show More Summary
For only $99 you can have your own brand new Google Daydream View VR headset. What new features the headset packs in and when orders start shipping.
Earlier this month at Google’s most recent event, the company unveiled a brand new, slightly tweaked Daydream View VR headset. If you’ve been eagerly anticipating the headset’s arrival, the big day has arrived. You can now head over to Google’s online storefront and order the new Daydream [...]
Google’s latest Daydream View build is by no means a major departure from the previous iteration. While it’s sturdier, more thought-out and a bit more expensive, it encapsulates much of the same features of the headset from last year. Show More Summary
Available in Fog, Charcoal, and Coral. Google announced quite a few new toys at its October 4 event, one of which being an updated Daydream View headset. An exact release date wasn't announced at the time of the announcement, but that day is now upon us. There are three colors of the Daydream View to choose from, including Fog, Charcoal, and Coral. Show More Summary
To dream is to use Daydream. I know what I'm planning to do on Christmas Day: Get my family believing in the dream that is Google's Daydream. I've been having tons of fun exploring the different virtual reality apps offered in the Play Store and there are a surprising number of ready-to-go games and movies available. Show More Summary