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  1. Android News

    DLNA support added to Samsung Internet for Gear VR

    Samsung's internet browser for its Gear VR headset has been updated to include DLNA support.
  2. Android News

    Samsung’s PhoneCast app makes video streaming services compatible with Gear VR

    Samsung's new PhoneCast app offers users the ability to watch content from apps like YouTube, Plex, Kodi, Hulu and more on the Gear VR.
  3. Android News

    How to record your Gear VR gameplay

    Here's a short guide on how to record gameplay from your Gear VR headset.
  4. Android News

    Nyko unveils wireless gaming controller for the Gear VR

    Nyko has announced its first game controller for Gear VR. It's called the PlayPad VR and it can connect to any phone via Bluetooth and doesn't require button mapping, since it supports the Android HID controller protocol.
  5. Android News

    Samsung is working on multiple accessories for the Gear VR

    A new patent published by the US Patent & Trademark Office has revealed that Samsung is working on several accessories for the Gaer VR. The first is a clear cover case so that the smartphone camera can take a picture of the outside world, or provide picture-in-picture view. The second is a...
  6. Android News

    Best Free Games For Gear VR

    Curious what free games are available to try for your Gear VR headset? VRHeads has put together a list of some of the most popular games you can play.
  7. Android News

    T-Mobile has extended their free Gear VR promo for the Galaxy S8 until May 14th

    T-Mobile has had a promotion for Galaxy S8 and S8+ customers that would allow them to redeem a free Gear VR with its new controller. This promotion has been extended to May 14th, and customers will have until May 28th to register for the device.
  8. Android News

    What's the difference between the Daydream and Gear VR controllers?

    Curious about the differences between the Daydream VR and Gear VR controllers? VR Heads takes you through a comparison to showcase how mobile VR competition stacks up against one another.
  9. Android News

    How to move your Gear VR game saves to a new phone

    Switching to the new Galaxy S8? Here's how to transfer your Gear VR saves from one phone to another so you don't lose them.
  10. Android News

    Dev finds way to get Gear VR to work with non-Samsung phones

    An XDA Developers contributor has found a way to get Gear VR headsets to work with any phone and not just Samsung phones.
  11. Android News

    Hands-on Samsung’s C-Lab project: Relumino

    SamMobile went hands-on with one of four Gear VR projects at MWC 2017. Relumino is designed to help people who are visually impaired to see things better and more clearly.
  12. Android News

    Samsung has been showing off untethered VR headsets behind closed doors at MWC 2017

    A new report from PCWorld says that Samsung has been showing off untethered VR headsets behind closed doors. The headsets are said to use the Exynos 8895 processor, which will feature in the upcoming Galaxy S8 series in some regions.
  13. Android News

    Samsung's Gear VR controller has been approved by the FCC

    The mysterious Samsung Gear VR controller has been approved by the FCC. The FCC documentation doesn't talk about the capabilities of the controller, but it does provider one odd sketch which implies that it will be shaped similarly to the PlayStation Move controller. Hopefully, that's not the case.
  14. Android News

    Samsung's Galaxy S8 Gear VR to feature 'single hand controller'

    It's been assumed that the Samsung Galaxy S8 would come with an updated Gear VR. A new leak claims that Galaxy S8 will have its own Gear VR which will look like previous models, but the new unit will sport a "single hand controller" which sounds like what Google introduced with Daydream VR.
  15. Android News

    Samsung Gear VR was most popular VR headset in 2016

    According to a new report from Superdata, Samsung sold the most VR headsets in 2016, moving 4.5 million of the 6.3 million VR devices sold.
  16. Android News

    Deal: Get a new Gear VR headset for only $60

    Amazon has the Gear VR headset available for only $59.99 for today only. The headset usually retails for $99.99, so this is a good chance to check it out if you own a compatible Samsung smartphone.
  17. Android News

    The Khronos Group announces new standards collaboration for VR

    The Khronos VR Standards initiative was announced this week, with a goal of creating a set of standard APIs that can be used to interface with many different types of hardware, from Gear VR and Daydream to Oculus Rift and HTC Vive.
  18. Android News

    Samsung kicks off Beat The Street campaign in The Netherlands

    Samsung has kicked off a campaign called Beat The Street in order to combat road accidents in The Netherlands. The new Gear VR app is only available in Dutch, but it explains road safety and rules that should be followed when walking around streets and across roadways.
  19. Android News

    NBA will livestream games in VR this season

    The NBA and NextVR have announced a new partnership to stream NBA games to Gear VR headsets starting October 25th. The only caveat is you'll need a subscription to NBA League Pass, which costs $200 a month and lets you watch live and on-demand games on many different devices.
  20. Android News

    Samsung Brazil giving new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge buyers a free Gear VR

    In an effort to pump up sales of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge now that the Note 7 is no longer available, Samsung Brazil is giving away a free Gear VR to new buyers of its 2016 flagship smartphones.
  21. Android News

    Oculus disables the Samsung Galaxy Note 7's Gear VR functionality

    The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 can no longer be used for Gear VR. Oculus released an update for the app which disables the smartphone from using the app to access VR content.
  22. Android News

    Samsung waiting on standalone VR headsets

    The Samsung Gear VR is a cheap way to get into the relatively new VR technology field, but Samsung says its waiting to see how this new tech progresses before it commits to creating its own standalone VR platform that doesn't require a Galaxy phone. Not surprising news, considering Google...
  23. Android News

    Oculus warns Samsung Galaxy Note7 users not to use the Gear VR until their phone is replaced

    As you might imagine, using the Samsung Galaxy Note7 with the Gear VR is a bit dangerous at the moment. Oculus has just issued a warning on its site that Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners should not use the Gear VR until they receive their replacement unit from Samsung.
  24. Android News

    Mojang announces new update for Minecraft Pocket & Windows 10 versions

    Mojang has announced a new update for Minecraft Pocket Edition, Windows 10, and Gear VR edition that will allow players to fight several bosses that have appeared in the game. The update also includes several new blocks, ocean monuments, beacons, and several new slash commands. Those playing...
  25. Android News

    Galaxy S8 might feature a 4K UHD display

    The Samsung Galaxy S7 has only been out for a few months, but the rumors for next year's S8 are already starting to trickle in. According to the latest report, the Galaxy S8 will sport a 5.5-inch 4K display. Samsung has already shown off a UHD display at that size with a pixel density of 806...