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Google DayDream View VR headset review (with Google Pixel XL)

It’s been more than two years since Google showed that you could transform a smartphone into a virtual reality device by placing it in a headset made of nothing more than cardboard and lenses. Sure, Google Cardboard isn’t as powerful or versatile as an expensive VR device like Oculus Rift or HTC Vive. But it’s […]

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Google spells out requirements for Daydream VR-ready smartphones

Google Android 7.1 has a new virtual reality mode called Daydream baked in, but not every Android 7.1 phone will support the platform. While we know the new Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are Daydream-ready, most older phones are not. That includes Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X smartphones from last year… and pretty much […]

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New VR apps hit Google Play ahead of Daydream View launch

Google’s Daydream View headset begins shipping to customers Thursday, and Google has started rolling out an update to Google VR Services for Android to make sure that owners of Pixel phones can use their Daydream devices on day one. But what kind of virtual reality experiences will you actually be able to have? Google say dozens of […]

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Google Daydream View will be in stores Nov 10th

Google’s Daydream View virtual reality headset and controller are coming to retail stores starting November 10th. You can already order a Daydream View online from the Google Store for $79, but it won’t ship until the 10th. So if you’d rather check one out in person, you’ll be able to do that at Best Buy and […]

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Google’s Daydream View VR headset coming in November for $79

Google has just introduced the first headset designed for its Daydream virtual reality platform. Daydream View is a $79 headset designed to work with the new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, as well as any other Daydream-ready smartphones. It will be available in November and the headset comes with a motion-sensing remote control that lets […]

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Report: Google to launch Pixel phones, 4K Chromecast, DayDream and Home devices Oct 4th

You know that report which said the two new phones Google is designing with HTC wouldn’t be called Nexus? Yeah, apparently that’s because they’ll be part of the Pixel family. Android Police reports that Google will launch the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones at an event on October 4th… along with a whole bunch of other […]