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Avengers: Age of Ultron

See the Avengers battle in 360 degrees with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Gear VR

Samsung is helping to promote the blockbuster Marvel film Avengers: Age of Ultron with a new virtual reality experience made for the Galaxy S6 and Gear VR. The free "Battle for Avengers Tower" app is coming soon to the The Oculus Store, which will work with the Galaxy S6 connected to the Gear...
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Samsung Gear VR used to live stream the birth of a child to his father

The Samsung Gear VR headset was used recently by a father in Australia to view the live birth of his son while he was over 2,400 miles away. The Gear VR virtual reality headset was the center of this long distance bonding for Jason Larke, a contract electrical engineer. His job kept him from...
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Best Buy to carry Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition starting March 27

Best Buy will begin carrying the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition at select locations throughout the US on Friday, March 27. As part of a push to put their virtual reality headset in the hands of more people, Samsung, Oculus, and Best Buy have teamed up to bring the Innovator Edition for the...

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Gunjack is a Samsung Gear VR game that puts you in the seat of a turret operator

Gunjack is a Samsung Gear VR game that puts you in the seat of a turret operator

Gunjack, the upcoming game from the Eve team, puts you in the hotseat as a turret operator, and has you fighting off the pirates, opportunists and anyone else who wants to take your property. The game, which is set to release alongside Samsung's Gear VR platform later this year, is built using...
Google Cardboard and Gear VR

Google Cardboard versus Samsung Gear VR

Should a $20 virtual reality system made of paper be uttered in the same sentence as tech from Samsung? You might be surprised. It's been an interesting year for virtual reality. We've seen massive leaps forward in helmet-style VR systems in finished form of Oculus Rift and the not-quite-...
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In pictures: HTC Vive vs Samsung Gear VR vs Google Cardboard

We've been talking a lot about VR recently, and with good reason. There's a lot of exciting things happening all across this emerging tech market, and every company wants in on the action. Google's Cardboard VR initiative makes it simple and inexpensive to get a taste of the VR experience, while...
Mobile VR

How smartphone-based VR works

There are many kinds of virtual reality technology in the world today, and thanks to the current level of excitement surrounding the technology there are more and more companies developing solutions that immerse users in a whole new kind of interactive experience. The two primary challenges VR...
Best Buy and Samsung showing off Jurassic Environment

Samsung and Best Buy team up to bring you the first look at the Jurassic Environment on the Gear VR

Customers who want to dive into the Jurassic period will be able to head into select Best Buy locations and use Samsung's Gear VR to time travel. With Jurassic World coming out on June 12, Best Buy and Samsung have partnered up yet again to bring customers a first look at some content through...
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Samsung to hold free Gear VR app workshop for developers on May 20

Samsung is hosting a free introductory workshop for Android developers who want to learn how to make apps that will work with the Samsung Gear VR headset on May 20 in Mountain View, California. The Gear VR app workshop will be located at the Samsung Developer Connection offices, which are...
Galaxy S6 Gear VR Innovator Edition now available online

Samsung Galaxy S6 Gear VR Innovator Edition now available online, in-store May 15

The Gear VR Innovator Edition for the Samsung Galaxy S6 is available for online purchasing from Best Buy and Samsung for $199. Best Buy and Samsung are now accepting orders for the Gear VR Innovator Edition for the Samsung Galaxy S6, but you will need to wait until May 15 to get one in-store....
Avengers: Age of Ultron

See the Avengers battle in 360 degrees with the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Gear VR

Samsung is helping to promote the blockbuster Marvel film Avengers: Age of Ultron with a new virtual reality experience made for the Galaxy S6 and Gear VR. The free "Battle for Avengers Tower" app is coming soon to the The Oculus Store, which will work with the Galaxy S6 connected to the Gear...
Galaxy S6 Gear VR Innovator Edition available May 8

Samsung Galaxy S6 Gear VR Innovator Edition available May 8, pre-orders begin April 24

The Gear VR Innovator Edition for the Samsung Galaxy S6 will be available on May 8, with pre-orders starting April 24. Best Buy will begin accepting pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Gear VR Innovator Edition on April 24, with the official online release following on May 8. Samsung says it'll...
Gear VR

Best Buy to carry Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition starting March 27

Best Buy will begin carrying the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition at select locations throughout the US on Friday, March 27. As part of a push to put their virtual reality headset in the hands of more people, Samsung, Oculus, and Best Buy have teamed up to bring the Innovator Edition for the...

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