Samsung has officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 8, with preorders starting Aug. 24 and the release date set for Sept. 15. The arrival of the smartphone will impact former Galaxy Note 7 owners and current Gear VR users.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2017
Zenimax, after winning $500 million in a lawsuit against Facebook-owned Oculus, has launched a new lawsuit against Samsung and its Oculus-powered Gear VR headset. Will the legal battle ever end?
Gadgets May 16, 2017
How to make the weather forecast exciting? AccuWeather may have the answer: A virtual reality app for the Samsung Gear VR, complete with immersive 360-degree close-up videos of scary weather events such as tornadoes.
Apps/Software March 18, 2017
Samsung has just unveiled an updated Gear VR headset that comes with its own Oculus-powered controller. Oculus confirmed that over 70 titles are currently being developed to support the new controller.
Wearable Tech February 27, 2017
A report claims that Samsung will reveal the next Gear VR next month and that it will come with its own controller. With a controller, the virtual reality headset will be easier to sell to consumers interested in VR games.
Wearable Tech February 21, 2017
HTC is working on a mobile VR headset that will be released before the end of the year. The device, however, will not be as simple as "a phone slapped onto a headset" like the Samsung Gear VR.
Wearable Tech February 15, 2017
SuperData and Unity have jointly published a report where they reviewed how the different VR headsets performed in 2016. Their studies showed that Samsung’s VR had outsold headsets from other companies.
Wearable Tech February 8, 2017
If your Samsung Gear VR is having voice search problems, there's a quick fix for that.
Gadgets January 29, 2017
Samsung has had a bad year after it was forced to recall its exploding Note 7 phones. All things considered, here are some of the products from the company that are still worth buying.
Gadgets December 31, 2016
The NBA has teamed up with NextVR to allow basketball fans to watch the games of their favorite teams in virtual reality. Here are the details of the partnership and how to watch NBA games in VR.
Wearable Tech December 26, 2016
Samsung is working on two new devices, one for virtual reality and another for augmented reality. The former is poised to succeed its present-day VR headset Gear VR, while the latter is supposedly able to project realistic holograms.
Wearable Tech December 17, 2016
Samsung is introducing its Gear VR device in Canada as a tool to cure certain afflictions. The company offers VR modules that can be experienced for several weeks and claims that the VR therapy program has enjoyed success in Europe, Russia and the UAE.
Wearable Tech December 5, 2016
The Google Daydream View is now available for preorder, which means that the Samsung Gear VR will no longer be alone in the mobile-VR niche. So which one is the better virtual reality headset?
Gadgets October 31, 2016
Google, Sony, Microsoft and Oculus are expected to give announcements on virtual reality in October, making the month an exciting time for the development of the technology. With companies pushing on their VR-related efforts, the technology continuously penetrates widespread conversation.
Wearable Tech September 26, 2016
Samsung has released its latest high-end products in the United States on Aug. 19, unleashing a number of devices. The Galaxy Note 7, Gear 360, Gear VR and Gear IconX are now available for purchase, so here's where you can buy them and for how much.
Gadgets August 19, 2016
Consumers can now preorder Samsung’s second-generation Gear VR headset. Here’s where to make the purchase.
Wearable Tech August 12, 2016
Samsung unveiled that a new Gear VR headset is in tow, and it will be best buddies with the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. In our coverage, we showed why the new Gear VR trumps the previous model.
Gadgets August 12, 2016
Samsung Gear VR users can now experience a scene from ‘Suicide Squad’ as if they were one of the team with this virtual reality experience.
Geek August 3, 2016
Olympics fans will be able to watch some 2016 Rio Olympics events in virtual reality via the Samsung Gear VR. The headset is compatible with a number of Samsung smartphones.
Wearable Tech July 1, 2016
Oculus began rolling out the ability for Gear VR users to use Facebook Reactions when watching 360-degree videos in virtual reality on Wednesday.
Internet June 23, 2016
Samsung Gear VR has amasssed over one million hours of consumed content, and gaming takes one big chunk out of that number. We suggested five spectacular Gear VR games to get you going in virtual reality entertainment.
Video Games June 11, 2016
A new report claims to reveal one of the main specs of next year's Samsung Galaxy S8. The smartphone will reportedly rock a 4K 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a focus on VR.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 9, 2016
A leaked render has emerged on the Web suggesting that Samsung is allegedly working on a dedicated controller for the Gear VR. Check out what this controller looks like.
Gadgets May 27, 2016
Google recently launched its new VR headset that succeeds Cardboard. Rather than introducing a stand-alone VR headset, the company unveiled Daydream as a hardware and software platform.
Google May 20, 2016
After reaching 1 million Gear VR users, Oculus believes the number will push developers to create more content for the platform.
Wearable Tech May 12, 2016
Samsung finally attaches a release date on the Gear 360 VR camera, and it's coming very soon. It looks like the smartphone maker just made April a big month for VR at the last minute.
Gadgets April 28, 2016
Samsung Gear VR now works with the Web's native VR format.
Gadgets April 4, 2016
Qualcomm announced that it will roll out an SDK for developers who want to take VR to the next level. Qualcomm Snapdragon 820’s capabilities will be used to the max, and the company explains how the SDK will assist it.
Apps/Software March 15, 2016
T-Mobile confirmed the purported rumor that a Buy One, Get One Free deal is coming for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. The offer is now live and includes a free Samsung Gear VR device, but it comes with certain caveats.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 11, 2016
Facebook users will be able to like and share videos directly in VR using the Oculus-powered Gear VR headset.
Wearable Tech March 10, 2016
Oculus adds in a lot of ways for social interaction in virtual reality. Samsung Gear VR users will now be able to play trivia and adventure games together with friends.
Apps/Software March 10, 2016
In Sony’s recently released 3.5 software update for PlayStation 4, users also learned more about the upcoming PlayStation VR. The gadget is not recommended for children under 12, which means that it accepts younger audiences than Oculus and Samsung.
Computers March 10, 2016
Those who preordered the Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge can now claim their free Gear virtual reality headset. Here is how to redeem it.
Wearable Tech March 4, 2016
The theme park is set to debut virtual reality coasters with the New Revolution, having riders immersed as fighter pilots against aliens and Superman flying through Metropolis.
Gadgets March 3, 2016
Telecom company T-Mobile announced on Sunday that customers who will preorder the new Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones through the company's qualifying plans will receive one full year of free subscription to Netflix. The package will also include a Samsung Gear VR and a six-pack VR game bundle.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 22, 2016
Sports fans will soon be able to witness their favorite sporting events from a VR angle. Fox Sports teamed up with NextVR to cover sports using the technology brought by virtual reality.
Deals February 19, 2016
Sports Illustrated launched virtual reality content that aims to take readers to the photo shoot locations of their favorite SI Swimsuit models. Readers can access the new VR content through iOS and Android apps that they can download for free.
Apps/Software February 17, 2016
StreetView VR is a virtual reality app that will let you explore the world. The software is filled with a slew of features, including Wikipedia integration for quick information on local sights and group voice chat support.
Apps/Software February 10, 2016
Oculus VR chief technology officer John Carmack revealed that he is working on position tracking for the Gear VR. The feature will allow users to move around in real life while moving within virtual reality environments.
Video Games February 9, 2016
Samsung is planning to open its own virtual reality movie studio in New York, further cementing its plans to be a force to be reckoned with if and when VR goes mainstream.
Business January 23, 2016
Users can now watch some of the VR content that will be featured at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival by using a Google Cardboard headset or Samsung's Gear VR.
Apps/Software January 22, 2016
Dreaming to see 360-degree contents come alive in your Apple TV? For the first time, the Apple TV is getting a wide range of free 360-degree video content from a new app launched by virtual reality firm Littlstar.
Apps/Software December 28, 2015
Check out the 12-minute virtual reality documentary starring LeBron James made especially for Samsung Gear VR. 'Striving for Greatness: An Uninterrupted Original' follows the basketball superstar's training and daily life as he preps for the upcoming NBA season.
Wearable Tech December 26, 2015
Samsung has released two new videos showing off the cinematic and gaming capabilities offered by the Gear VR. In the videos, users are enticed with the range of exciting things the device offers.
Wearable Tech December 15, 2015
The Samsung Gear VR recently reached the Canadian market. The wearable headset boasts great compatibility with Samsung’s new phones, providing users with immersive video watching, engaging gameplay and an assortment of Oculus apps for the entire family.
Gadgets December 12, 2015