Tag Archive: Daydream


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…]

I made my own Daydream kit for $50 cheaper than Google’s headset

Customization is king in the world of Android.

For those who have ever tried on a Google Daydream, you know that while it is a solid idea, it has some comfort issues. The area and your face lets in a lot of light and the strap isn’t very secure, and although the additional over-the-head strap does help with that a little, it can press on your face in ways and playing for long periods does create a  [Read More…]

Rez Infinite VR for Daydream review: Psychedelic techno bliss

Finding this game in the Google Play Store was a Daydream come true!

Have you ever played a game that just stuck with you? Perhaps you only had a limited time with it, yet years later you still occasionally find yourself daydreaming about it.

For me, that game is Rez. Originally released for the PlayStation 2 and Sega Dreamcast way back in 2002, it was and is still the most unique game I’ve ever played — a  [Read More…]

Plex steps into the VR era with new app for Google Daydream

Plex has joined the effort to push virtual reality (VR) mainstream. The popular media streaming app just announced this week that it is adding support for Google’s Daydream VR platform. With a Daydream-compatible Android smartphone and corresponding headset, users will now be able to watch movies and TV shows in VR. Furthermore, you can add […]