Category Archives: Virtual Reality

Chinese OZO VR Camera After All?

Previously, March 22, 2016: Nokia’s Damn Expensive OZO VR Camera Bugs Me If Nokia doesn’t jump on this, another company will — there are probably many in Shenzhen ramping up to do so — and they’ll find themselves competing in … Continue reading

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Inexpensive VR Headset With Remote Control

When Coby was last heard from, it was bankrupt back in 2014. Now the brand name has been revived: Click photos to enlarge.

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Photos: VisionVR Quick Unboxing

No time to even remove the plastic today.

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Photos: US$10 VisionVR Google Cardboard Headset

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Huawei Mate 9: New Daydream VR Phone

Twitter: It has a 5.9-inch screen at 1920 x 1080. Which makes me wonder just how bad that will be for VR. But @stroughtonsmith says otherwise.

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Axon 7: Daydream View VR At Half The Pixel XL Price?


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Virtual Reality For Christmas

Both Toys R Us and Target included Christmas fliers in the weekend print newspaper. (Click any image to enlarge.) Both tout VR, with Target really emphasizing it.

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Microsoft Builds The iMac Apple Never Did

Screensnaps from a borrowed Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7 because my Win 7 notebook kept getting the video stalled. Oh, irony! Dahyummmmm.

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Daydream View: First Contact

Yesterday I got to the Made By Google pop-up store (which really should be permanent) at opening time to fondle the Pixel XL phone and try Daydream View.

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Tim Cook Chooses AR Over VR. Steve Jobs Wouldn’t Have.

Steven Troughton-Smith is big on AR. I’m big on VR. We have bitch-slap fests informed dialogues about it on Twitter. He’s pointed me to Tim Cook’s latest senile ravings about the supremacy of AR: Apple’s Tim Cook says augmented reality, … Continue reading

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