Tag Archive: Daydream


Google reveals new Daydream controllers for Lenovo Mirage Solo

All Daydream owners can also run any Android app/game in VR.

Google’s Daydream VR offers one of the best mobile virtual reality experiences around, and today, a few big improvements for the platform were announced to take it even further throughout 2018 and beyond.

First up, Google has some cool stuff coming for the Lenovo Mirage Solo — the first standalone Daydream headset. The Mirage Solo is capable of six degrees of freedom tracking (6DoF), meaning Daydream  [Read More…]

How to send links from your phone to Chrome for Daydream

You don’t have mess with the virtual keyboard to get to your favorite sites.

While Google Daydream has plenty of great games and other apps available for your virtual media consumption, browsing the web has been… trickier. If you wanted to browse Google Chrome on your Daydream headset, you’d have to open the web page on your phone, place your phone in the VR headset, and get the headset closed without accidentally hitting a navigation button. With  [Read More…]

Google Chrome is now available in VR with Daydream

You can use it on the Daydream View and Lenovo Mirage Solo.

Google’s Daydream virtual reality platform has a lot going for it, and starting today, it’s getting a big upgrade with support for an official Chrome web browser.

All of the features you know and love from Chrome on your computer and phone are available with its Daydream port, including voice search, any bookmarks you’ve saved, and an Incognito Mode for private browsing.

In addition to  [Read More…]

Can you Cast Google Daydream footage to a phone or tablet?

Want to Cast your game play footage to a spare phone or tablet? Well…

It’s always fun to immerse yourself in a world of pure imagination virtual reality, but there are also times where you’ll want to share your world with other people. In most cases, a Chromecast will be your best option.

But say you have a spare phone or tablet. It’d be cool to be able to share your gameplay footage with this device. So,  [Read More…]

How to get started with Google Daydream

Stop daydreaming and start, you know, Daydreaming!

Google Daydream takes your phone and turns it into a virtual world beyond your wildest imaginations, using a simple headset and controller. There are plenty of apps and games for your Daydream headset, but you can’t use those without setting the headset up first.

Here’s how to set up your new Daydream headset!

Take off the lens protectors

I’m listing this first because I used my Daydream headset for an  [Read More…]

How to fix drift problems with Daydream View

Having your controller drift off while you’re in the middle of a game can be frustrating, but it is fixable.

Google Daydream offers a new way to interact with your world while in VR. With the use of the remote, you are given are a greater degree of ability to easily zip from one menu to another with aplomb and ease. At least, when the remote is working properly that how it seems. While controller drift during  [Read More…]

Lenovo Mirage Solo with Daydream vs. Oculus Go: Which should you buy?

Google and Oculus are competing like never before.

As cool as it is to be able to put your phone in a simple headset and be transported to another world, sometimes you need your phone to be a phone. It’s inconvenient to get to the end of the day and be unable to enjoy VR because your phone is nearly dead, or to have to take the protective case off of your phone every time you want  [Read More…]

Let your smartphone power new worlds with the $50 Google Daydream View VR headset

Put your new S9 to work.

The Google Daydream View virtual reality headsets are down to $ 49.50 at Best Buy. This sale is one of Best Buy’s daily deals. These headsets normally sell for $ 99 at Best Buy and other retailers like B&H. We’ve never seen them drop to this price before. You can get any of the three available colors at this price.

These headsets are an upgrade from an older model also called  [Read More…]

Daydream apps you can use laying down

All the fun of VR without all the work of sitting upright.

Whilst the Daydream View is an excellent way to experience VR for the first time, it is really designed for standing up and spinning around in 3 dimensions, after all, 360 degree video and images are the bread and butter of virtual reality. A lot of people though, myself included, want to be able to use it more as a portable big screen, allowing us  [Read More…]

Browsing the web in Google Daydream

If you are willing to use unstable versions, you can get some cool new features

Google has been working to make Chrome on Android a viable browser for their Daydream VR for months now, slowly adding features to the app to make it more VR friendly, all the while holding off on actually making it a Daydream Ready app.

Since Chrome 61 you could put your Daydream ready phone into your View with the Chrome tab open  [Read More…]