Google I/O 2017: Daydream 2.0 to Bring Chrome VR, Shared Rooms in YouTube VR, and More

Google at its ongoing developers conference unloaded tons of new information regarding its augmented reality and virtual reality efforts. During the keynote address, Google confirmed Daydream VR support for Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, apart from detailing an upcoming standalone VR headset. Day two saw Google getting into some more detail regarding Daydream’s next major update which will include features like Web browser and and screen capture features, to name a few. The Internet search giant spoke about some of the new developments coming to Daydream 2.0, codenamed Euphrates,…

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Android N to Bring 3D Touch-Like Support, More VR Features: Reports

Google last week started rolling out the second Developer Preview of Android N adding new features such as Launcher shortcuts, Emoji Unicode 9 support, and more. While Google revealed a list of features and fixes it introduced in the Preview 2, some other new features have been discovered that the next version of Android will natively support 3D Touch-like pressure sensitive displays, as well as feature new VR helper services. Phandroid after an in-depth teardown of the latest build has found traces of functionality similar to Apple’s 3D Touch technology…

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Karbonn Quattro L52, Titanium Mach Six Launched With VR Headsets in India

Karbonn on Monday unveiled two new smartphones – the Quattro L52 and Titanium Mach 6 – bundled with a Karbonn VR headset in India. Both the Karbonn Quattro L52 and Karbonn Titanium Mach Sixsmartphones are priced at Rs. 8,790 and Rs. 7,490 respectively, and come with the company’s new Karbonn VR headset. Karbonn says that its virtual reality (VR) headset is made of sturdy ABS plastic fibre that can offer an “enhanced life-like viewing experience.” The domestic handset maker adds that the VR headset comes fitted with bi-convex lenses which…

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