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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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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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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 will power Google's VR-capable Daydream phones

The first smartphones to use Google's Daydream virtual reality platform are coming later this year, and many could have Qualcomm's latest processor, the Snapdragon 821.

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Report: A new Gear VR headset is coming with a black scheme and minor tweaks

The change is rather minor, with a black design and a few other refinements to give the headset a sleeker look.

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Google is working to make every website viewable in VR

WebVR support is a work in progress for the Chromium project, which could one day change how we browse the Internet.

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Lenovo's Phab2Pro is the first Google Tango smartphone

The first smartphone to support Tango, Google's augmented reality technology, is coming later in 2016. At Lenovo World in San Francisco, the company demonstrated the phone and technology.

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Lenovo planning new AR, VR devices with Google's Project Tango

Lenovo will build more virtual and augmented reality devices after its new Phab2 Pro smartphone, and virtual reality headsets may be high on that list.

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Lenovo's $499 Phab2 Pro will be the first Google Project Tango AR smartphone

Lenovo's new Phab2 Pro, developed with Google, brings augmented reality to smartphone screens without the need for a headset.

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MSI's Backpack PC is a portable and powerful VR rig

To keep you from tripping up on cables, MSI has built a laptop into a backpack for virtual reality gaming.

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Your current phone probably won't work with Google's Daydream VR

Even though the Nexus 6P is the recommended test device, not even that will make the cut when it comes time to certify Daydream-ready phones.

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LG 360 Cam review: Every aspect needs more work

LG's 360-degree camera is finally for sale, but LG has quite a few kinks to work out before the camera is worth its novelty.

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10 games we want to play in Daydream VR

Google is upping the ante on Android virtual reality, and these games could be VR stars.

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The best apps for the Samsung Gear VR

Unsure what to do with that Gear VR headset that came with your new Samsung phone? Wonder no more!

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The OnePlus 3 will first go on sale from a virtual reality storefront in space

The company built a LoopVR headset to promote the launch, though any VR gear will work for the virtual buying experience.

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Google's Daydream VR initiative: What it is, what it isn't

Google's going big into VR this year with Daydream, but it's not a single device. It's a spec, it's a controller, it's a standard.

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78% off HooToo 3D VR Virtual Reality Headset - Deal Alert

Turn your iPhone, Android, or other smartphone into a virtual reality viewer. This highly rated VR headset is currently discounted 78% and available now for just $19.99.

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In pictures: How Google's Daydream VR apes Oculus' hardware and software design

Google's Daydream looks awfully similar to the Oculus Rift, from the headset to the controller to the software itself.

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Google teases Daydream, an ambitious VR plan with dedicated hardware and Android integration

Move over, GearVR. Google's Daydream initiative wants to bring dedicated VR hardware and software to every Android phone.

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