Personally, I've never found a Cardboard app that felt comfortable for more than a few minutes at a time, so it's hard for me to take it seriously as a platform." Cardboard is interesting in many ways — the ability to take your own VR pictures and show them off in a free app is particularly neat — and it's never smart to count Google out.But there is a real danger of people using Cardboard, assuming all VR suffers from the same high latency problems, and losing interest in the technology altogether.There is no similar product available for i OS devices, either.Gear VR is a product made by Samsung and Oculus to sell Samsung phones.2016 is widely expected to be the year of VR by people who believe that virtual reality has a pretty decent chance of becoming a thing.Or it's possible the retail hardware is released, no one buys it and we're about to see one of the worst bubbles in technology since puppets tried to sell us pet supplies during the Super Bowl. There are plenty of people who would love to get going in virtual reality, or would at least love to understand a bit more about the products coming this year.That being said, it's an amazing virtual reality experience.You can stream Netflix films in a private villa that seems to be in the mountains; you can watch Twitch streams or your own imported videos in a private movie theater.
The New York Times recently gave subscribers a free one with its Sunday edition, allowing many people to try virtual reality for the first time.
The hardware itself only costs 0 and is available now, but it's only compatible with four of Samsung's current smartphones.
If you don't have a Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge , Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge, or you're not willing to buy one, you're out of luck.
The Gear VR section has been updated to include compatibility information for Samsung's upcoming phones. In simple terms, it's the act of using a combination of computing power and optics to simulate a visual and auditory experience that seeks to fool the user into believing they're someplace else.
It seeks to replace reality with something else, rather than enhance it.