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Create your own VR content with the pocket-sized LucidCam

The LucidCam looks like a point-and-shoot camera, but it packs two lenses and captures VR-ready footage in 4K.

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Asus, ZTE, and Huawei phones are deemed Daydream-ready

Four new handsets are living the 'Dream, as Google looks to expand its VR platform.

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HTC reveals exciting future for the Vive with wireless options and new accessories

HTC's Vive Tracker and Deluxe Audio Strap will bring new VR gameplay to the Vive as we wait for an upcoming wireless option from partner Intel.

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New slate of games showcase the power of Daydream VR

Lego, Gunjack, and Need for Speed bring premium content to Google's new platform. Also, HBO Now and Netflix.

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The best apps and games for Daydream VR

Step into Google's new virtual world with the most mesmerizing titles available.

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Oculus Touch VR controller unboxing

Oculus's motion-tracked Touch controllers are about as close as you can get to using your hands in virtual reality.

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Watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade live in 360 degrees on YouTube

Get on the street level and gawk at the floats and balloons with a 360-degree live stream viewable in Chrome, or in the YouTube apps for iOS and Android.

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Daydream View review: Sparse content is all that stands between Google and VR greatness

With a comfortable, affordable headset and a motion-sensitive controller, Daydream View gets the hardware right. Now it just needs apps.

The NFL's making a behind-the-scenes VR video series for YouTube and Google Daydream

Google is using Google's Jump platform to create a nine-episode virtual reality video series.

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You can now buy your Playstation VR for $399

Sony's virtual reality headset works with the PS4 console and will feature 50 compatible games by the end of the year.

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Oculus shuts down the Gear VR app on Galaxy Note7

Oculus disabled the Gear VR app for Samsung's Galaxy Note7, because you don't want your phone blowing up when it's strapped to your face.

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Hands-on with Google Daydream: Gear VR has a new rival

Google's second stab at phone-based VR takes it to the front of the pack.

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Google's fabric-clad Daydream View headset aims to make mobile VR easy-peasy

Google revealed Daydream View on Tuesday, a mobile VR headset that revolves around a simple, easy user experience. And a lot of fabric.

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The best Google Cardboard VR apps

Games, concerts, and other immersive virtual reality experiences—and many are available for free.

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Google's Daydream VR platform graduates out of beta

The timing first nicely with the upcoming launch of Google's Pixel phones, which should lead the parade of compatible hardware.

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PAX 2016: Rock Band VR hands-on

Rock Band VR ditches the trademark note highway so you can feel more like a true guitar god. It makes for a good Oculus Touch demo, but does it have staying power?

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Qualcomm's all-in-one VR headset aims for a sweet spot

This week, Qualcomm unveiled a reference design for self-contained virtual reality systems that would use its Snapdragon 820 mobile processor.

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Lenovo readies VR-ready Google Daydream devices

Lenovo is joining Google's fledgling effort to bring virtual reality to the masses with new devices planned for the Daydream hardware and software platform.

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