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  1. Watch VR on the Cheap: All About Google Cardboard

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    You’ve heard about virtual reality headsets, and you know there are affordable ones out there. (The famous Oculus Rift will run you about $600, so obviously this isn’t for everyone.) But where, exactly, can you look for a good VR headset on the cheap? You can get your virtual feet wet...
  2. 6 of the Most Popular 360 Degree VR Videos on YouTube

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    You love virtual reality. You’ve got your device. What to watch? All this- the best VR videos. Virtual reality is taking the world by storm, and if you haven’t tried it yet, chances are you’ll get a chance to throw yourself into it in 2017. It can be amazing fun. And while some think it’s a...
  3. Watch This Guy Freak Out Watching A Horror Movie in Virtual Reality

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    A first-time virtual reality user lasted only a few seconds watching the horror movie Catatonic in VR, and judging from his hilarious and frenzied reaction in the resulting video, it is safe to say that he regrets that decision.
  4. Google’s Tango Wants to Map the Insides of Our Buildings, Bringing Virtual Reality to Everywhere

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    Google has led to amazing discoveries in many forms, but imagine this: the company now wants to map our interiors. Google has a project called Tango that has aims to map the insides of the buildings we inhabit, work in and visit. According to a report on financialpost.com, Google wants to map...
  5. Oculus Rift Begins Shipping

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    The long-awaited Oculus Rift is now here. The virtual reality headsets began shipping to customers this Monday, bringing new worlds to users and launching what some are calling ‘the best new device since the iPhone.’ The Oculus Rift is being sold for US$600, (approximately CAN$790,) and at the...
  6. Dive into New Worlds on Your Phone With Samsung’s Gear VR Consumer Edition

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    Need an escape from reality? Samsung Canada has announced the availability of its first Gear VR Consumer Edition. Gear VR, developed by Samsung in collaboration with Oculus VR and first released in September 2014, allows users to immerse themselves in new worlds via virtual reality. The...
  7. Samsung Gear VR for Galaxy S6 to be Released July 17 in Canada

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    Samsung today announced the Canadian release date for the Gear VR Innovator Edition, a virtual reality headset that works in conjunction with its Galaxy S6 smartphone. "We are thrilled to bring our innovative Gear VR Innovator Edition for S6 to Canadian consumers," said Paul Brannen...
  8. Oculus Rift hits Canada at Game of Thrones Exhibition

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    by Christina Peden The general public has a chance to test out the Oculus Rift at the Game of Thrones exhibition currently taking place at Toronto’s TIFF Bell Lightbox. Visitors to the exhibit can take part in an immersive virtual reality experience called “Ascend the Wall” while wearing...
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