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.

Watch the Google I/O 2018 keynote live right here at 10 AM PT

The first official Android P details are coming, along with possible Wear OS, Daydream or Google Home software and hardware upgrades. Here’s how to follow all the Google I/O 2018 action live online.

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.

Google Daydream on Galaxy Note 8 will work from first boot

If you are the type of person to peruse the virtual reality world, you have the Gear VR experience from Oculus and Daydream from Google.

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.

Asus ZenFone AR availability is narrowed down to mid-June in Taiwan, early July on Verizon

Forget that super-vague “summer” ETA. The Daydream and Tango-powered Asus ZenFone AR gets a slightly less vague release timeline now.

Galaxy S8 gets Daydream ‘soon’, standalone Google VR headsets coming from HTC and Lenovo

The time will “soon” come for HTC and Lenovo-made Google VR headsets to fly solo, as will for the Galaxy S8 to support Daydream.