Tag Archives: Daydream

The Pixel and Pixel XL are finally on sale (and you get a free Daydream View, too)

Google’s rumored release of a Pixel 2 smartphone looks even more likely right now: The Google store has put the Pixel and Pixel XL on sale. (Typically, Google has only offered discounts on its phones after discontinuing them.) To further sweeten this deal, the search giant’s also throwing in a Daydream View mobile VR headset for free. Google has knocked $125 off the Pixel putting ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Get Google Daydream VR Support

HIGHLIGHTS Google announced that support was coming at I/O conference T-Mobile announced that smartphones will get support last month The support has been tipped to be provided with a server-side switch At its I/O conference earlier this year, Google announced that support for its Daydream VR platform was coming to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. As Samsung has been the flag-bearer of Android ... Read More »

Nougat update for ZTE Axon 7 brings Daydream VR compatibility

After a short delay, the Nougat update for the ZTE Axon 7 is finally rolling out and it brings Google Daydream compatibility. ZTE has as low as $50 its own VR headset. This makes the Axon 7 the cheapest way to get into Google’s VR ecosystem. Other supported phones include the Pixels and the Moto Zs, the Huawei Mate 9 ... Read More »

Google Daydream VR discounted to $50 for a month (US only)Google Daydream VR discounted to $50 for a month (US only)

A week ago, a $500 “Oculus Ready” PC was unveiled, but still the cheapest way to experience VR is through a smartphone headset. Google’s entry, the Daydream, is discounted in the US to $50 (usually $80) from today until February 25. Yep, US only. We were quite impressed with Daydream and especially the remote – something both the Samsung Gear ... Read More »

New slate of games showcase the power of Daydream VR

When we reviewed Google’s Daydream View headset last month, we were enamored with the simple, affordable solution to virtual reality, but somewhat disappointed in the lack of content. Just a handful of games were available at launch, and while there were certainly some fun titles, it was missing a real killer app to showcase its full capabilities. Barely a month after ... Read More »

Lenovo readies VR-ready Google Daydream devices

Lenovo is joining Google’s fledgling effort to bring virtual reality to the masses with new devices planned for the Daydream hardware and software platform. Google’s Daydream brings virtual reality to users via mobile devices. Users can fit Daydream-compatible Android smartphones in VR headsets to roam 3D worlds, interact with friends, and view streaming movies. “We have some Daydream products on ... Read More »