Be My Eyes, Empires & Puzzles and Flipkart top eclectic list of 2018 Google Play Award winners
Far from a popularity contest, the 2018 Google Play Awards were handed out to a mix of mainstream hits and obscure underdogs including BBC Earth: Life in VR and Episode by Pocket Gems.
Google’s 2017 Daydream View VR headset is available at 50 percent off from Best Buy
It’s by no means the world’s most complex virtual reality headset, but Google’s 2017 Daydream View is cheaper than ever right now, at $49.50, from Best Buy.
Lenovo Mirage Solo headset and VR camera with Daydream go up for pre-order ahead of May launch
Unveiled more than two months ago at CES 2018, the Lenovo Mirage Solo headset and Mirage VR camera with Daydream are finally (almost) ready to ship to early US adopters.
Unlocked Asus ZenFone AR with Tango and Daydream support goes $100 off to $499
No longer sold through Verizon with CDMA support, the Google Tango and Daydream-powered Asus ZenFone AR can still be purchased unlocked for GSM use starting at an all-time low price of $499.
Lenovo Mirage Solo and Mirage Camera with Daydream finally boost Google’s VR ambitions
You may have forgotten about Google’s promise of releasing standalone Daydream VR headsets with the help of partners, but the Lenovo Mirage Solo is here to remind you of that plan.
No Pixel 2 discounts from smart home and VR-focused Google this Black Friday
In the absence of Pixel 2 or 2 XL Black Friday deals, Google Store shoppers will have to make do with Google Home, Home Mini and Daydream View discounts.
HTC offers some details on standalone Vive Focus VR headset, cancels Daydream-based product
We finally have an official name and a few general features for that highly anticipated standalone HTC Vive Focus VR headset primarily aimed at China.
HTC Vive Eclipse is another possible name for an upcoming VR headset, standalone or not
Is there both an HTC Vive Eclipse and Vive Focus VR headset in the works, or does the Taiwanese company just want to collect branding options?
LG V30 warranty extension confirmed, Verizon release set for October 5
We now know exactly when to expect the LG V30 to start selling through Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile. And yes, you’ll get a two-year warranty as standard.
AT&T and T-Mobile unveil official LG V30 pricing and release dates
Two of the “big four” US carriers have simultaneously dropped their LG V30 availability specifics, including price tags and dates.
When it launches, the US LG V30 will apparently come with a free ‘NEW’ Daydream View
We don’t have an official LG V30 US release date or price, but we know the “FullVision” phone will come with an extended warranty and free VR headset.
‘New’ $99 Google Daydream View VR headset looks largely unchanged in colorful leaked renders
Coated in Charcoal, Fog and Coral instead of Slate, Snow and Crimson, Google’s second-gen Daydream View VR headset will reportedly cost $99, up from $79.
Verizon currently sells Daydream View for its lowest price ever, Moto Mods also discounted
If you already have a supported Android smartphone, you don’t want to miss Verizon’s amazing new Daydream View promotion.
Google shaves $125 off OG Pixel price, $200 off Pixel XL, Daydream View headset thrown in for free
In anticipation of Google’s Pixel 2 and XL2 launches, first-gen models are marked down by up to $200, with Daydream View headsets also bundled in.
Worth the wait: Verizon’s Tango and Daydream-ready Asus ZenFone AR only costs $648 [UPDATE]
Verizon’s exclusive US availability of the virtual and augmented reality-powered Asus ZenFone AR starts today at a surprisingly sensible price point.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ get ‘Daydream-ready’ software updates, this time for real
Google and Samsung needed an awfully long time to agree and deliver on a VR collaboration, bringing Daydream support to the Galaxy S8 and S8+.
Google hints at many more Daydream-capable phones this year, Galaxy S8 gets related Verizon update
Of course there are a number of high-end phones in the pipeline with Daydream VR support, while an existing one finally scores an essential Verizon update.
Asus ZenFone AR spreads to the UK with exorbitant pricing, dual camera ZenFone 4 officially coming soon
The Tango-enabled, Daydream-ready Asus ZenFone AR is the company’s first phone in years launched in the UK, with the ZenFone 4 line also around the corner.
Asus ZenFone AR starts selling in India, ZenFone 4 family reportedly coming next month
Still not actually available stateside, the Daydream and Tango-powered Asus ZenFone AR is now up for grabs in India. And the ZenFone 4 is also nigh.
Google takes a step back to make VR content creation practical and cheap with VR180 technology
VR180 sounds inferior to 360-degree video recording, but as Google sees it, this could be the future of virtual reality content creation.
Oculus adds Chromecast support to Samsung Gear VR to increase engagement
You can now make those around you understand virtual reality technology better by synching a Samsung Gear VR headset to a Chromecast TV streamer.
Google acquires popular Job Simulator and Rick and Morty VR developer
Owlchemy Labs, a relatively small video game studio behind such successful VR titles as Job Simulator and Rick and Morty, is now a Google subsidiary.
No, it doesn’t look like the Galaxy S8 will work on Google’s Daydream VR platform
It’s probably futile to try to pair a Galaxy S8 or S8+ handheld with a Daydream View headset, as Samsung bets big on the Gear VR.
ASUS ZenFone AR can Tango, can Daydream, can mix your realities
It does augmented reality with a Snapdragon 821. It brings virtual reality to life with a quad HD screen and a “5-magnet speaker.” ASUS is bringing it on.
Galaxy S8 headphone jack out, screen to absorb home button
Rumors say that screen will still be quad HD and not 4K as previously rumored. But it’ll be more power-efficient and colorful.