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Google takes a big VR leap with Owlchemy Labs acquisition

Google has only been in the serious VR game for a few months with Daydream, but that doesn’t mean it’s a small player. Many of its interactive and immersive efforts extend beyond the limitations of its phone-based headset, including Title Brush and Google Earth VR, and a new acquisition looks to …

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

The National Football League and Google are producing the league’s first virtual reality video series. The upcoming nine-part VR show will debut its first episode on the NFL’s YouTube channel on Thanksgiving Day. Before the end of 2016, the series will also be in the NFL VR app for Google’s …

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Oculus shuts down the Gear VR app on Galaxy Note7

What’s worse your phone exploding on your nightstand? Your phone exploding directly into your eyes, mere inches from your face. So now that even replacement Galaxy Note7 phones have proven susceptible to combustion, Oculus has pushed out a forced update that blocks the Gear VR app from working with Samsung’s …

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

Five months after teasing its new virtual reality hardware at the annual I/O developer conference, Google’s Daydream has finally become reality. Catch up on everything at Google’s hardware event: Pixel phones, 4K Chromecast, and more The company formally revealed its Daydream View VR headset on Tuesday, along with a pair of …

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Google’s Daydream VR platform graduates out of beta

Google’s ambitious foray into VR just passed an important milestone. Daydream VR is now out of beta, which means that developers can start getting their apps ready for the platform’s official launch. The only eligible test device so far has been the Nexus 6P, and even that came with the …

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