Movies like The Matrix popularized the concept of virtual reality in recent years, but as far back as 1950, Ray Bradbury wrote about a nursery where children could reproduce any place they could think of. Many of these pop-culture imaginings involved complex technology, brain surgeries, and expensive contraptions to create the virtual world that players inhabited. But just as with many other futuristic ideas made real, the actual introduction of virtual reality to the masses is nothing like we pictured it would be. Real VR is much less invasive, expensive, and heavy-duty than we thought it would be – and, like seemingly everything in 2017, it’s accessible via your phone. Here are the best-selling VR headsets you can use in conjunction with your smartphone today.
Google Daydream View: Google is one of the world’s leading innovators in consumer technology, so it’s not surprising that they’re on the cutting edge of virtual reality. The Daydream View works with Google’s Pixel smartphone to provide an immersive experience, allowing you to watch sporting events, concerts, and much, much more in 360-degree panoramic view. The headset itself is cozy, comfortable, and aesthetically appealing, with a simple cloth exterior, a snug fit, and very little in the way of extraneous bells and whistles. The headset’s companion controller helps you navigate the huge selection of experiences available via the Daydream View app, and the Pixel’s beautiful screen makes virtual settings look as sharp as the real thing… Continue Reading >>>>