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ZeniMax is Going After Samsung Now

ZeniMax, a company that Mark Zuckerberg had never heard of before 2014, is clearly on some sort of victory high after successfully suing Oculus for $500 million. The game publisher has now decided it's going to sue Samsung this time, for pretty much the same reason. Read More >>

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Samsung’s Comeback Strategy for 2017 is… Freebies?

Samsung's press conference at Mobile World Congress started on a slightly sad note: an inevitable mention of the Galaxy Note 7 and the new testing processes Samsung's put in as a result. The company went on to thank people for sticking with the brand, and to announce all the new things they're launching to tempt everyone else back in. Read More >>

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Google Daydream vs Samsung Gear VR: Which Mobile VR Platform is Best?

Getting a premium VR headset is a pricey endeavour, and even the relatively cheap PSVR requires a minimum of £550 to get the most basic experience. But there are other systems capable of using your smartphone, that thing you use every single day, to offer a VR experience. It's nowhere near as impressive as the uber-expensive stuff, but it's also a darn sight cheaper. The only question is, which platform is best? Read More >>

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Take a Piss On Beautiful Landscapes in ‘Pee World VR’

Have you ever dreamt of pissing into the Grand Canyon? Or maybe you’ve dreamt about taking a leak in deep outer space. Now, you finally can. Sort of. Read More >>

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Oculus App Update Is Murdering Battery Life on Samsung Phones

The Samsung Gear VR is one of the easiest ways to experience virtual reality, but some users are learning that convenience comes with its costs. Owners of Samsung phones such as the S6, S6 Edge, S7, and S7 Edge are reporting that Oculus app is destroying their phone’s battery life. Read More >>

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Virtual Reality Bedtime Lets You Ditch the Kids at Home

Being a parent, fun as it can sometimes be, is also incredibly difficult.* And for a parent who can’t be there for everything—because of work, travel obligations, divorce or separation, or other circumstances—it can be even harder. Read More >>

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Wearing VR Goggles on Rollercoasters is a Next-Level Vomit Factory

We get it, ok? Virtual reality — it’s all very exciting and cool. Who wouldn’t want to be transported to another world that’s way more awesome than this one? But Samsung, who’s known overdoing it, is now turning popular roller coasters across North America into insane torture machines using Gear VR headsets. Read More >>

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VR Porn is the Best Sex I’ve Never Had

As soon as I was tipped off about porn production company Naughty America’s presence at MWC, I was a man possessed. I needed to see them. When I found out they were actually demoing some of their VR content too, I was practically frothing at the mouth. After all, I’ve always got time for… new technological experiences. Read More >>

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Samsung Put Me in an Absurd Hell Chamber of Virtual Reality Headsets

Today was weird. Samsung’s events are not something that usually fall under the definition of normal, but today was particularly crazy. See, I sat in a gigantic dark room filled with 5,000 other people while we watched the new Galaxy S7 phone being revealed—through a VR headset. It was terrifying and cool, but mostly terrifying. Read More >>

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Mark Zuckerberg Flogs Gear VR at Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Launch

Over in Barcelona, Samsung has just revealed its latest pair of flagships: the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Unlike last time out, the South Korean firm has decided to make the handsets different sizes, with the S7 coming in at 5.1 inches, and its curvy sibling measuring 5.5 inches. Read More >>

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Samsung’s Gear 360 Camera Wants to Make Everyone a VR Creator

It’s a common story in technology. Hardware always develops faster than the content enjoyed on it. Ultra-high definition (better known as 4K) televisions fought the problem, and virtual reality can’t escape a similar battle. So Samsung is taking the matter into its own hands, and yours, with the Gear 360. Read More >>

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Report: Next Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Headset Might Not Need a Phone or PC

With the launch of the Oculus Rift headset just over the horizon, and HTC/ Valve about to show their final Vive hardware at MWC 2015, 2016 is already lining up to be the year that virtual reality goes big. And the biggest tech company in the world obviously wants in – Google's experimented with its cheap-as-chips Cardboard viewer, but it's looking to go one better soon too, with a standalone headset that doesn't require a secondary device to work. Read More >>

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Android Could Soon Be the Biggest VR Platform in the World

During Alphabet’s earnings call last week, Google CEO Sundar Pichai spent several minutes talking about virtual reality, saying that Google Cardboard, the company’s low-cost approach to VR, was “only the first step” towards much broader goals in the space. Now, a report from the Financial Times claims that Google’s next step is closer than we thought. Read More >>

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The Best Headsets for Mobile-Powered Virtual Reality

2016 has already be declared the year of virtual reality, with Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR all hitting the consumer market later this year. But as we all know, virtual reality isn't necessarily an expensive far off purchase. You can get  basic virtual reality experience (and even play games) with a smartphone-powered headset. Read More >>

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World’s First Virtual Reality Rollercoaster Ready For Lift Off at Alton Towers

If the thought of donning a virtual reality headset at a desk makes you feel queasy, consider doing the same on a super-fast roller coaster. But the ride designers at Alton Towers have done just that, and believe they've cracked a fundamental issue concerning VR nausea in the process. Galactica will ride the wave of interest in space travel by taking passengers on an intergalactic adventure at the Alton Towers theme park in April 2016, when it will open as "the world's first" virtual reality rollercoaster. Read More >>