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Reactions to Gear VR

It is always fun to get other people to try VR devices and see their reactions. Watching their movements and how they observe their world while in the device is great. I let a few people try out 3 different experiences in the Gear VR to give them a sample of the types of experiences […]

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Playing Around with the Gear VR

Got in a few hours of time on the Gear VR. I have to say the quality is a good bit of a jump over Google Cardboard. i sampled a bunch of the apps that arent on cardboard a long with ones that are on both. The experience is a lot more immersive. They have […]

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I Lied

Not on purpose but I totally lied. Yesterday was not the day I would try out the Gear VR. It took forever to download all the apps and then I had to redownload the Oculus app so it would all work. Once I had everything downloading I still had to bring the device home with […]

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Today is the day: Gear VR

So after a lot of hoop jumping, traveling to other countries, and changing of firmware today I will be trying out the Gear VR. I’ve got a list of apps I want to check out and I am super excited. I have a few must see pieces like the Cirque apps. I have my work […]

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Pro Tip: Gear Vr

Though the GearVR works with Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge make sure the phone you have is in a region that can download the GearVR app otherwise you will need to check the model of your phone and flash rom to a region that does. Developing in unsupported countries is a pain in the […]

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Cirque Du Soleil: Kurios Cabinet of Curiosities on GearVR

I love Cirque Du Soleil. When I lived in Vegas I saw most of their shows and over the years I have gone back to visit I have tried to catch the rest. When I lived in Quebec I would go see their summer show. They are brilliant storytellers, performers and entertainers. I am super […]

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Marvel and Samsung Mobile Present ‘Battle for the Avengers Tower’ 360° Experience

With the recent YouTube 360 there have been a few cool pieces put on it. One of them was made to promote the Avengers 2: Age of Ultron and it is pretty sweet. Check it out in Google Cardboard. There is a full version made for the Galaxy S6 and the Gear VR Headset. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdTm7Vpape0

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Gear VR

If you are looking for a little more oomph in your VR experience (compared to cardboard) and something you can purchase right here and now then you are in luck because Samsung with Oculus have a product for you. If you own a Note 4 or Galaxy s6 and s6 edge then there is a […]