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Everything you need to know about sideloading apps for your Gear VR

Sideloading apps onto your phone is easy and lets you access apps you can’t get on the Google Play Store.

The Gear VR is one of the most accessible forms of virtual reality available today because it runs right off of your Samsung phone. Initially, there are plenty of apps that you can download from the Oculus Store, or the Google Play Store. However, if you’ve found an app that you want to try that isn’t on  [Read More…]

Everything you need to know about Bixby Voice

We have early access to the Galaxy S8’s built-in Bixby Voice. Here’s another look at what’s coming to a Galaxy S8 near you.

We’ve already written plenty about the Galaxy S8’s Bixby functionality, but what we haven’t touched on is what to expect with Bixby Voice — ostensibly the main reason there’s an extra button on the flagship device in the first place.

Up until the latest preview, all we knew about the Bixby is that it  [Read More…]

All about Android O’s Notification Channels

Android 8 comes with the power to take control over your notification tray so you can sort out just what you want to see.

One of the bigger changes and features coming with Android O is the new Notification Channels system. It can also be a little confusing to talk about, since it’s not something we’re used to seeing on our phones. But when you cut through all the fancy technical words and developer language, they’re not  [Read More…]

NSFW: Everything you need to know about porn on the Gear VR

What’s not to like about a private viewing booth you wear on your face?

Just about as soon as Gear VR became available as a household device came a very serious question: Can you watch porn in VR? We can happily answer “Yes” to that question. It’s probably not the only question you have about porn in VR, though, and that’s why we’re here to help. Whether you’re not sure what to expect, or where to find  [Read More…]

Everything we know so far about Skyrim VR

What do I need to know about Skyrim VR?

A surprise trailer for Skyrim VR was shown during the Sony presentation at E3 2017. Arriving on the heels of the Fallout 4 VR trailer, many fans were left with a bunch of questions regarding Bethesda’s move to take their beloved fantasy RPG into VR. To help spread the word, here’s everything we know so far.

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Everything we know so far about Fallout 4 VR

What do I need to know about Fallout 4 VR?

At E3 2017, Bethesda released a new trailer for the highly anticipated Fallout 4 VR. There are still quite a few questions that need answering, but we already have a good idea of what the game is going to look like. Here’s everything we know so far.

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Follow Windows Central’s #XboxE3 live blog and find out about Project Scorpio!

Project Scorpio will be named, priced and detailed, and Windows Central has everything you need!

I have an Xbox One in my living room. It’s right next to the NVIDIA Shield and Synology NAS that I use far more often, but it’s there for whenever I want to play a bit of Titanfall 2 or NBA 2K17. Still, I’m excited about what Microsoft is going to talk about at this year’s #XboxE3 event, since Project Scorpio is one of  [Read More…]

9 things to know about the Sony Xperia XZ Premium

A big, beautiful new phone, but it may not be worth the price.

Sony’s latest flagship is the Xperia XZ Premium, and it’s really nice. It’s one of those phones you don’t want to touch because it’s so nice to look at. You may also not want to touch it because the damn thing is incredibly shiny, exposing fingerprints as well as any mirror. And it may not be worth buying because, well, there are just better  [Read More…]

All about Chrome Notifications settings

Cut through the noise and see what’s important by setting up your Chromebook notifications.

Just like Windows or macOS, your Chromebook can get desktop notifications. These can come from web pages, extensions, and apps (including Android apps), and they all live down in the status area where your profile photo is. Managing them is easy once you know where to look!

How to manage global website notification settings Click the Notifications symbol inside the status area. That’s  [Read More…]

Watch Andy Rubin talk about the new Essential Phone tonight at 9 p.m. ET

One of the pioneers of the smartphone revolution is on stage tonight.

Andy Rubin’s new company Essential has finally opened up for everyone to see what it’s been up to, dropping details on both the Essential Phone and Essential Home. Coinciding with the product launches, Rubin will be on stage for an interview with Walt Mossberg at the Code Conference tonight.

Rubin is scheduled to be on at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET tonight — and it’s  [Read More…]