Tag: Daydream

[Deal Alert] Google Daydream View 2016 now only $30 at Verizon ($50 off)

Popping your smartphone into a headset is the most basic form of virtual reality technology, but of those devices, the Google Daydream View is a high-quality option. Right now, the 2016 Daydream View is 62 percent off through Verizon, making it a good time to purchase the device if you’ve been eyeing a simple mobile […]

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[Deal Alert] Lenovo Mirage Solo drops to $320-330 ($70-80 off), Mirage Camera down to $250 ($50 off)

Lenovo was the first company to release a standalone Daydream headset, and we haven’t heard much about the Mirage Solo (or the Mirage Camera) since it launched earlier this year. It looks like there’s some excess stock floating around because prices are coming down today. You can get the headset for $70-80 off and the […]

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Standalone Daydream VR headsets will eventually have improved controllers, see-through mode, and more

Self-contained headsets that run Google’s Daydream VR platform went on sale earlier this year, and Google has continued to improve them since. Chrome for Daydream became available in July, and now the company has revealed what’s next for the platform. First, Daydream will soon support standard Android applications. These apps will appear as a window […]

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Slightly Heroes is a difficult-to-control shooter for Daydream VR

Hatrabbit Entertainment is a game studio based in Stockholm, Sweeden. The company’s first mobile title was Merry Snowballs, a winter-themed casual shooter for mobile, Google Cardboard, and Daydream VR. Hatrabbit just released Slightly Heroes, another simple first-person shooter exclusively for Daydream. In Slightly Heroes, you play as one of several cartoon characters in a 1v1 […]

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Firefox Reality web browser now available for Daydream VR, Oculus Go, and Vive Wave

Back in July, a standalone version of Chrome finally became available for Daydream VR. You could visit sites or play web-based VR games without ever taking off your headset, and it was the first time standalone Daydream headsets (like the Lenovo Mirage Solo) could access websites. If you’re not a fan of Chrome, there’s another […]

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Google partnering with Labster to make Daydream VR laboratories for students

Labster is a company that develops various virtual labs for schools. The idea is that students can work in simulated environments if a school’s real labs are inaccessible (because of time limits, scheduling conflicts, etc), or if they don’t have the required equipment. Labster has now partnered with Google to develop over 30 virtual reality […]

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Poly API: Retrieving 3D assets for your VR and AR Android apps

Do you have a great idea for a Virtual Reality (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR) mobile app, but no idea how to bring your vision to life? Unless you’re an Android developer who also happens to be an experienced 3D artist, then creating all the assets required to deliver an immersive, 360 degree experience, can […]

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[Deal Alert] Get a charcoal Daydream View (2017) headset from Verizon for just $30 ($70 off)

If VR interests you to any degree, then this deal is one you should pay attention to. Assuming you have a compatible phone, you can grab a charcoal 2017 Daydream View virtual reality headset for just $30, courtesy of Verizon. That’s an insane $70 (70%) off. We sometimes joke about impulse buys, but this certainly […]

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You Can Now Browse the Web in VR Thanks to Daydream Support for Chrome

Maybe it’s because I’m not completely engulfed in VR news these days, but I didn’t realize Chrome wasn’t already supported by Google’s Daydream VR platform. This week, that changes, with Google making the announcement this morning that those with a Daydream View headset can now browse the Interwebz in full virtual reality. And yes, […]

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Rick & Morty co-creator has a new Daydream VR game on the Play Store

Justin Roiland is the co-creator of the hit animated TV show Rick & Morty, and today his studio Squanch Games has published an exclusive Daydream title that’s now available on the Play Store. It is, of course, a virtual reality game fittingly titled Dr. Splorchy Presents Space Heroes, and yes, you will need a Daydream […]

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Have a phony Pixel? A counterfeit Chromecast? Google now wants you to report it

Counterfeits are a sad reality for any moderately popular company. Not only does it lose all the sales that go to fake products, it also has to tend to its reputation which might get destroyed when consumers buy a fraudulent item and blame it for a faulty build or function. Google is trying to catch […]

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