This week in cool VR apps – Oculus Social Alpha for Samsung Gear

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One of the great things about the Samsung Gear VR, and there are many, is the way it lets you experience all forms of media. Whether it’s through 360 photos, Oculus Videos, or even Netflix, the Samsung Gear is quickly becoming a one stop device for all your media needs; but they’re not stopping there. Recently the Oculus Social Alpha…

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Samsung Gear VR Unboxing & Initial Impressions

Samsung Gear VR: Unboxing and Initial Impressions

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December 30th 2015, the day had finally arrived; I had just received a Samsung Galaxy S6 for Christmas; one of four phones compatible with the Samsung Gear, the other three phones being: Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge, and Galaxy S6 edge+. Eager to try out this new and exciting technology the first thing I did was open it and…

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2015 Virtual Reality (VR) Consumer Report

The VR (Virtual Reality) Consumer Sentiment Report – Infographic

By Greenlight VR, infographic, Kids Market Research, Market Research Reports, Teen Market Research, Touchstone VR, Virtual Reality, VR Consumer Report, VR Infographic, VR Insights No Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 11th, 2015 – Virtual reality has been somewhat of an intriguing fantasy for a while now; and while the technology has been available for a number of years, it’s only recently that big strides are being made in virtual reality. These technological advances seem to have overcome the problems that have for so long held VR…

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2015 Virtual Reality (VR) Consumer Report

The 2015 Virtual Reality (VR) Consumer Report

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VR CONSUMERS IN ONE REPORT A 100-PAGE DATA-DRIVEN REPORT WITH EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD TO KNOW ABOUT THE VR CONSUMERS. New report provides insights into consumer expectations for virtual reality. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, August 19th, 2015 – Greenlight VR and Touchstone Research today unveiled the VR CONSUMER REPORT, a first-of-its kind report providing a data-driven perspective…

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Infographic - The New Reality of Virtual Reality and the Potential with Youth

Infographic – The New Reality of Virtual Reality (VR) and the Potential with Youth

By infographic, Kids Market Research, Marketing Research, Teen Market Research, Touchstone VR, Virtual Reality, VR Consumer Report, VR Infographic, VR Insights 6 Comments

VR has been around for many years but, disappointingly, has failed to live up to its own expectations.  With new groundbreaking, non-nausea-inducing devices and amazing immersive software starting to be developed, VR’s moment for consumer products may finally have arrived.  Major VR companies are preparing to launch VR headsets that make VR real for the consumer in 2015/2016—will they succeed…

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View Master VR

Virtual Reality for Kids – Mattel launches View-Master VR Headset Powered by Google Cardboard

By Google Cardboard, Kids and Family, Touchstone VR, Virtual Reality, VR Insights 2 Comments

Tech Savvy Researcher – VR Insights Edition Long gone are the days of the familiar click as you changed the slide in your shiny red View-Master, exploring the 3D worlds of your favorite book, movie, or place. With ever expanding and changing technology, the View-Master’s once futuristic and innovative design is now just an outdated toy, or is it? View-Masters…

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Introducing Shots of Me, the New Selfie-Sharing App Backed by Justin Bieber

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Every so often, a cultural trend becomes a phenomenon. Malcolm Gladwell called it the tipping point. General nostalgia classically refers to it as the zeitgeist. And, alas, surely as Chuck Taylors compliment skinny jeans, sometimes these phenomena meet, the wake of which leaves us in a changed world. Enter Shots of Me, the spanking new Bieber-backed, feature-packed – that’s right…

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Smart Phones, Smart Teens – App Downloads Rising Along with Awareness of Privacy Concerns

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I Kissed a Girl! That was easy. I just put together a few pictures and I have the answer to my latest trivia challenge on 4 Pics 1 Song, the number 1 downloaded free app in the App Store. The admirable runner up is Amateur Surgeon. Yes, it’s exactly like it sounds, and more – the first line of the…

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Tech-Savvy Researcher Feature – Google’s New Chromecast is Bringing Mobile Home

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Maybe I’m old school, but I’ve always been suspect of watching internet video on my phone. Doesn’t mean I don’t do it, but there’s always a latent uneasiness, like I’m selling myself short but there’s no other option. I still laugh at the dancing dog youtube video a friend texted, still well-up at the facebook videos of my baby nephew…

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