Tag: Samsung Gear VR

Here Comes The Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Galaxy Note 7 Customers Will Get Discounts, Gear VR Owners Will Need New Headsets

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 Now Chasing Samsung's Gear VR After Winning Lawsuit Against Facebook-Owned Oculus

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

Samsung Gear VR Shows Tornadoes Up Close In 360-Degree View With New AccuWeather Virtual Reality App

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 Unveils Updated Gear VR Headset, Comes Bundled With A Controller

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

The Next Samsung Gear VR Might Come With Its Own Controller, Like Google's Daydream View

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 Mobile VR Headset In The Works: It Will Not Be Like The Samsung Gear VR

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

Samsung Gear VR Outsells Oculus Rift, HTC Vive In 2016

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

Voice Search Problems with Your Gear VR? Here’s How to Fix It

If your Samsung Gear VR is having voice search problems, there's a quick fix for that.

Gadgets January 29, 2017

Best Samsung Products Of 2016: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Samsung Gear VR And More

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

NBA Teams Up With NextVR: Here's How Basketball Fans Can Watch NBA Games In Virtual Reality

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

New Samsung Gear VR And AR Headset Similar To Microsoft HoloLens In The Works

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

Can VR Help People Conquer Their Fear Of Heights And Public Speaking? Samsung Thinks So

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

Google Daydream View vs. Samsung Gear VR: Which Smartphone-Powered VR Headset Offers More?

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

VR Is Big This October: Google Daydream, PlayStation VR, 'Minecraft: Gear VR Edition' And Oculus

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 Galaxy Note 7, Gear 360, Gear VR And IconX Hit US: Where To Buy And For How Much

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

Where To Preorder The Second-Generation Samsung Gear VR

Consumers can now preorder Samsung’s second-generation Gear VR headset. Here’s where to make the purchase.

Wearable Tech August 12, 2016

New Samsung Gear VR Ready To Maximize Galaxy Note 7 Experience: Preorders Now Open

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 Launches VR Experience That Takes Fans Inside The World Of ‘Suicide Squad’

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

Samsung Gear VR Owners Will Be Able To Watch Some Rio Olympics Events In Virtual Reality

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

Facebook Users Can Now Use Reactions In Virtual Reality For 360-Degree Videos

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

Top Samsung Gear VR Games To Make You Fall In Love With Virtual Reality

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

Samsung Galaxy S8 Specs To Feature 5.5-inch 4K UHD Super AMOLED Display With Focus On VR

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

Dedicated Samsung Gear VR Controller Coming As Render Leaks

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 VR Headset Daydream Succeeds Cardboard, And It Goes Against Expections

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

Oculus Hits Milestone, Reaches 1 Million Mark Of Samsung Gear VR Users

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 Gear 360 VR Camera To Launch On April 29

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 Updates To Use Web's Native VR Format

Samsung Gear VR now works with the Web's native VR format.

Gadgets April 4, 2016

Qualcomm Snapdragon VR SDK Unlocks Snapdragon 820 Potential For Immersive Virtual Reality On Mobile

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 Buy One, Get One Free Promo For Samsung Galaxy S7 And S7 Edge Is Now Live

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

Oculus Adds Personalized Facebook Video Tab And Social Functions For 360-Degree Videos In VR

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

Samsung Gear VR Goes Social With Oculus Social Games, Trivia And More

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

Sony PlayStation VR Welcomes Younger Users While Oculus Rift Age Limit Is Higher

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

Here's How To Claim Your Free Gear VR If You Preordered Your Samsung Galaxy S7 Or Galaxy S7 Edge

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

Is Six Flags Introducing Gear VR On A Roller Coaster Really Necessary?

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

T-Mobile Offers Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Buyers With Free 1 Year Of Netflix

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

Fox Sports Enters Multi-Year Deal With NextVR To Broadcast Sports In Virtual Reality

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 Joins VR Party With Swimsuit 2016 Virtual Reality Beach Experience [Video]

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

Unofficial Street View For Samsung Gear VR Takes You Around The World In Virtual Reality

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’s John Carmack Working On Position Tracking For Samsung Gear VR

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 Gears Up To Launch Its Own Virtual Reality Movie Studio

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 Watch Sundance Film Festival Experiences In Virtual Reality

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

Littlstar Brings 360-Degree Videos To Apple TV

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

LeBron James Stars In 12-Minute Virtual Reality Film For Oculus

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 Gear VR Gaming And Cinematic Teased In Two New Demos [Video]

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

Samsung Gear VR Hits Canada In Limited Quantities, Already On Backorder: Where To Buy

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

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