apps
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 >>

reviews
The New View-Master Deluxe VR is the Best Cheap VR Headset Available

If you’re looking to dabble in VR using the smartphone you’ve already paid for, instead of spending many hundreds on an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive setup, Google Cardboard is a great affordable alternative. But Mattel’s upgraded View-Master VR that’s more comfortable than Cardboard, more secure, and is compatible with a wider range of devices. Read More >>

design
You Can Eat This Delicious VR Headset

In contrast to the fancy, expensive, and much-delayed VR headsets out there, Google Cardboard is refreshingly simple. So simple in fact, that the entire thing can be made from food with no loss of quality, as proven by Make. Read More >>

gadgets
Speck’s Cardboard-Friendly VR Goggles Fold Flatter Than Your Phone

First revealed earlier in the year at CES, Speck’s ultra-thin folding Pocket-VR viewer is finally available for those who want to dabble in virtual reality and are looking for a cost-effective solution that falls somewhere between Google’s cheap Cardboard and Samsung’s pricey Gear VR. Read More >>

gaming
Hack Lets You Play Virtual Boy Games Through Google Cardboard

The Virtual Boy, Nintendo’s most maligned console flop, is getting a new lease on life thanks to some modern VR technology. Reddit user The King of Spain has modified an Android emulator so that you can play Virtual Boy through Google Cardboard, Samsung Gear VR, or other cheap virtual reality setups. Read More >>

gadgets
The VR View-Master 2.0 Will Be the Best Google Cardboard You Can Buy 

Last year Mattel completely re-invented the View-Master by turning it into what eventually became one of the better Google Cardboard solutions on the market. It was cheap, comfortable, and held almost any smartphone available. And this year Mattel will be introducing a new model that fixes all the original’s minor problems. Read More >>

virtual reality
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 >>

virtual reality
Google Cardboard Gets a Big Upgrade For Realistic 3D Audio

When you strap on a VR headset, you’re immediately in awe of the new digital world that’s slowly manipulating your brain. The visuals sell the sensation, but sound is what makes it stick. Google’s taking strides towards making that sound more convincing. Read More >>

virtual reality
New York Times to Send Subscribers More Paper—Google Cardboard, In Fact

If you subscribe to The New York Times print edition, you can expect a special surprise the weekend of November 7th. The paper is sending over a million subscribers their very own Google Cardboard so they can experience the Times’s new virtual reality new app. Welcome to 2015, folks. Read More >>

virtual reality
I’m Getting Completely Lost in Discovery’s Beautiful VR Projects

The Discovery Channel, home of sharks and professional pyromaniacs, has a lot of cool stuff to show off. So it makes complete sense to cherry-pick some of the best moments, and package them into bite-size VR experiences. Read More >>

google
Google’s New Cardboard Hands-On: A Little Bigger, A Little Better

Google Cardboard is still made of cardboard. Sorry about that. But the crazy cheap virtual reality viewer does have a new version that’s bigger and better than ever. Read More >>

virtual reality
At Google I/O, Cardboard Won’t Necessarily be Cardboard Anymore

Last year, the most exciting thing at Google's I/O developer conference was a chunk of cardboard — cardboard which could transform any smartphone into an uber-cheap virtual reality headset. But Google isn’t stopping there. This year, the company will “announce some things around Cardboard that aren’t made of cardboard,” says Google’s Clay Bavor. Intriguing Read More >>

virtual reality
Google Has a Surprising Plan to Make Cheap VR Better

Good virtual reality is coming, but it isn’t here yet. That’s worrying. What if someone buys a cheap smartphone adapter, has a bad experience, and writes off VR as a fad? But Google, the company providing the cheapest solution of all—Cardboard—may have an answer. An answer that involves not strapping them to your head. Read More >>

youtube
YouTube’s Ready to Blow Your Mind With 360-Degree Videos

We told you that YouTube would support 360-degree videos. Now, they're here: as of today, Google's streaming video service now serves up videos that let you look in any direction—not just where the camera is pointing. Needless to say, this could be a seriously big deal. Read More >>