Works with Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 require a software update from your carrier. Mobile virtual reality is finally here. With the Samsung Gear VR, you can play amazing games, watch Hollywood’s best movies in your own private cinema (or even on the moon!), socialize with friends new and old, be at the center of a suspense thriller and so much more. The Gear VR drops you right into the action-and it’s only from Samsung & Oculus.
In practice, you can still see the screen’s individual pixels no matter what you’re looking at, but this is a problem we’ve encountered on the high-end headsets as well, so it’s certainly not unique to the Gear. The edges of our black-rimmed porthole were also never quite as sharp as objects in the centre of the display, but again this is something we’ve noticed elsewhere, too. If anything, it’s impressive that Samsung has managed to come this close to other VR headsets, which in some cases cost almost ten times the price.
In this way, the intelligence service seeks to identify and track its targets based on their digital footprints. These identifiers could include certain email addresses or website cookies set on a person’s computer. Of course, a cookie doesn’t automatically identify a person, but it can if it includes additional information like an email address. In that case, a cookie becomes something like the web equivalent of a fingerprint.
The pricing also makes sense when we compare it to other innovations like the iPhone. At launch, the $600 iPhone price-point was a shocker. However, rabid early adopters bought anyway, and the technology naturally became more affordable over time. Oculus and HTC may have similar motives. Apple’s first iPhone had a graphical richness and responsiveness which matched average desktop PCs at the time. It was, in my experience, the first phone to do so. By the same token, these VR headsets are being built and sold to match today’s desktop average.
Characterized as an idea hub,” the site has a full-time editor, whose role includes the generation of original content, as well as sourcing content from both within and external to the museum. Such a response to the problems of surplus information created elsewhere draws upon new models of curation and moves the institution’s website closer to that of a news site than a traditional museum website.
The increasing availability of virtual reality for the average consumer is exciting. Samsung lowered the cost of their headset at the end of September to $99, while you can get Google Cardboard for a mere $23.95. But entertainment is just one market for VR – with decreasing prices, VR has a very real possibility of becoming a widespread health tool that can help cure phobias, relieve anxiety, and act as a treatment for post-traumatic stress among other ailments.