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Will VR take over mobile gaming?

Virtual Reality Gaming

Smartphones and tablets have been excelling in the gaming market for the last few years, and have taken over from desktops and laptops as a platform for playing games. Developers have, therefore, turned their focus to producing more games for this format. However, with virtual reality just around the corner, will mobile be pushed to the background with a shift in focus towards this new media?

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Alienware VR Backpack PC: A take on hassle-free virtual reality experience

Alienware VR Backpack PC

We already know VR headsets are a glimpse of what we all are going to be a part of in the future, but for now the technology is bulky. The reason being, lot of wires that need to be connected to a high performance PC. Alienware wants to free us from those shackles with their exciting VR Backpack PC. That means the VR hardware can be self-contained in the backpack and give you the freedom to carry it anywhere. Plus, that means less clutter of wires and all the hassle that comes with it.
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Google’s Daydream VR motion controller to be shipped this fall

Daydream motion controller 2

Daydream – Google’s Android –powered VR platform announced at the I/O conference has raised hopes of consumers who want to have refined experience of virtual world. This fall, the world awaits smartphones that support all Daydream features. But in the meanwhile, a motion controller with the headset wear has made people curious what it actually does. We already know about Google’s ‘Cardboard’ and existing VR platform, but new motion controller sounds interesting. Read More…

Will VR bring about a decline in mobile gaming?

Virtual Reality Gaming

Everywhere you turn now you read something about the imminent advent of virtual reality. As yet, nobody knows exactly how it’s going to affect other technology, but there is plenty of speculation. Will virtual reality blow tablets, wearable tech and other consoles out of the water? Or will it be used alongside all these things? As it stands, one of the most popular formats of gaming is on mobile, but this could all change when games start to be developed in virtual reality.

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BEE-R GOGGLES virtual reality headset for beer lovers

BEE-R GOGGLES VR headset for Beer lovers

VR is good, but some people make it go too far. To the limit that is not required and is absolute waste of effort. How you perceive this wearable technology application depends on what’s your perspective, but for me this is sheer comic book stuff. Joseph Davies has created the BEE-R Goggles, specifically for the beer lovers who can’t get enough of the frizz. In fact this is perfect for people who want beer all over their vision as they drink it from their glass.
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Learn to play piano and drums in augmented reality with Teach-U: VR

Teach U VR

In today’s busy life gadgets, especially wearables loaded with VR applications can be a really helpful. Another example of virtual reality coming to the fore to teach students how to play musical instruments, and a deeper understanding of music itself has surfaced. Teach-U: VR pitches to improve creativity of students by giving them a virtual teacher capable of making them learn music. All this from the comforts of their school lab without the need to go to a specialist in musical instruments or in this case a music teacher. That is what inspired NYU Shanghai students Sean Kelly and Sam Shi to develop Teach-U: VR, a virtual reality application which helps young students learn music.
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Samsung Gear VR App – Bedtime Stories for kids won’t entice sensible parents

Samsung Gear VR Bedtime VR stories app

Bed time stories will never lose their charm as they kids a way to slowly phase into the dreamy world. Samsung wants to give you another reason to rejoice bed time stories along with your kids as they slumber for the night. In this busy scheduled world, the electronics giant has come up with BedTime VR Stories, a Gear VR app which takes you and your kid into a never before seen mystic world. The solution is targeted towards busy parents who want their kids to make the best use of gadgets at home. In this case, Samsung Gear VR and of course a compatible Samsung smartphone like the Galaxy S7 Edge.
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LocomotionVR lets you fly around like Harry Potter

LocomotionVR Quidditch on a Broomstick

Playing quidditch and flying like Harry Potter into a land of oblivion has been a dream for most of us who’ve grown up watching Harry Potter movies or reading J. K. Rowling’s fantasy. It’s 2016 and time is right for each one of us to fulfill our fantasies with virtual reality. At CeBit underway in Hanover, Germany, a local company has launched LocomotionVR – a VR headset, a broomstick and a pair of headphones that will transport anyone using them (collectively) into an imaginary world that does not exist but can be experienced. Read More…

PlayStation VR to launch in October for $399, future of gaming is now affordable

PlayStation VR release date and price

Virtual reality headset market is poised at such a juncture where each manufacturer wants to make its mark. Realistically speaking, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR are the three main VR devices that customers want to bank on for the moment. While Oculus and HTC have revealed prices for release dates for their devices, Sony was lagging behind. Taking the opportunity to impress the takers, Japanese giant has announced that PlayStation VR will retail beginning October 2016 for $399. Announcement was made at the 30th Game Developers Conference underway in San Fransisco. Read More…

Google to launch new virtual reality headset in plastic body

Google virtual-reality headset

Going into 2016, virtual reality is going to be of great interest to all tech companies and most geeks out there. The inexpensive Google Cardboard, introduced back in 2014, has somehow made virtual reality headsets accessible to random users, but it has its own limitations. According to a report on Financial Times, Google Cardboard, which comprises cardboard housing, a pair of lens stuck up together with Velcro, could soon be released as a new VR headset in a better, stronger plastic housing with more support for VR programs built directly into Android OS. Read More…