VIRTUAL REALITY Posts on XDA

WebVR and GamePad APIs are Available in Android’s Chrome 56 Beta Channel

If there's any technology that best characterizes 2016, it would be Virtual Reality. Virtual Reality has moved beyond expensive headsets tied to your computer to more affordable solutions that couple with your smartphone. VR content has similarly seen an explosion in availability, and we're seeing companies working hard to bring VR content to the web thanks to...

A Look at What Has Changed from the Snapdragon 820 to the Snapdragon 821 in the Google Pixel Phones

We reached out to Qualcomm to get a better look at the Snapdragon 821 processor that is making an appearance in the upcoming Google Pixel and Pixel XL, the Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe, the Xiaomi Mi 5s, and the LeEco Le Pro 3. With the Snapdragon 821 in the Pixel phones running at the same clock speed as the regular...

Samsung is Waiting to See How the VR Market Develops

Samsung is satisfied with the progress they've made in the mobile VR space thanks to the Gear VR for the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note series. However, they do realize that the display technology isn't quite there yet and this is why they've been holding back on releasing a standalone VR headset. The company also...

[INTERVIEW] AMD’s Daryl Sartain: Virtual Reality Just Getting Started

(Article has been updated with a link to an interview that relates to comments made during this interview.)In late April AMD Director of VR and chairman of the Virutal Reality Advisory Council Daryl Sartain came to Chicago for a speaking engagement. I was able to speak with him shortly after his arrival about Virtual Reality,...

OnePlus 3 Specs Registered, New Pebbles Kickstarting Now, Project Ara Alive!

The OnePlus 3 has been registered with China's TENAA. Project Ara is not dead and is getting closer to release! Pebble has launched a Kickstarter for the Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2 and Pebble Core! Those stories and more are talked about by TK as he covers the news from the week ending May 27, 2016...

Google Announces Allo-Duo, Google Home and More at I/O 2016!

Google announced Allo and Duo, Google Home and more at I/O 2016! Google talked about Virtual Reality and Android Wear! Those stories and more are talked about by TK as he covers the news from the week ending May 20, 2016 at XDA-Developer.com. Check out this video!Be sure to check out other great XDA TV...

Huawei Launches its Own Virtual Reality Headset: Huawei VR

After smartphones, tablets and smartwatches, Virtual Reality seems to be the next big thing. The VR space is recently getting a lot of attention, with all prominent players announcing their involvement in one form or the other. You have HTC's Vive, Facebook's Oculus Rift, Samsung's Gear VR, Google's simplistic take with Google Cardboard and even XDA's...

Best Google Cardboard Headset

This week we've shown you the best Google Cardboard Apps and how to take photos and videos in VR. In order to truly experience any of these as they are meant to be, you need a Cardboard device. Which device is best? In this video we look at 4 different Cardboard devices and pick the...

Take VR Photos and Videos with Google Cardboard

There is a lot of talk about Virtual Reality right now. One inexpensive option to experience VR is Google Cardboard. In today's video we show you how to take photos and videos in virutal reality. Check out the video and remember there are all sorts of cool and interesting mobile VR developments on our Google...

Best Google Cardboard Apps

There is a lot of talk about Virtual Reality right now. There are many expensive devices that help you experience VR. However, with a cheap Google Cardboard device and the apps featured in this video, you can experience VR with just your mobile device. Check out the video and remember there are all sorts of...

IonVR Virtual Reality Headset with Intel RealSense at CES 2016 – XDA TV

CES 2016 is upon us and XDA TV Host TK is at the event covering all the exciting announcements. Recently, we talked to XDA Senior Recognized Developer Chainfire and the guys at IonVR at the Big Android BBQ about their virtual reality product. At CES 2016 IonVR and Intel have put together a VR demo which showcases...

IonVR Partners With Intel to Create Untethered 6-Degrees-Of-Freedom VR Experience on Mobile

CES 2016 is proving to be the battleground for technologies of the future, as more and more companies look to draw attention to their products and developments. A lot of these new products have the potential to shape the future of how we interact with our environment and the things around us, whether it be...