Virtual Reality

What is the Big Deal About Oculus Rift?

The Oculus Rift is a big deal, in more ways than one. For many people, it is life changing in the virtual reality (VR) world. It is also expensive enough to cost as much as a mortgage payment. For those who have experienced the Oculus Rift (affiliate), now owned by Facebook, for no small investment [...]

Bluetooth Technology and Other Tidbits in the VR World

The Bluetooth Controller may present a couple of question marks in your mind, as you are unboxing your initial Virtual Reality (VR) package. So, what is a Bluetooth controller and why should you care? Hopefully, your package comes with instructions that explain what it is and what it does. If so, you may find that [...]

The Virtual Reality Experience with the iPad

Yes, you can experience virtual reality (VR) with an iPad (or more specifically, especially because of size, the iPad Mini). As you can probably guess, it looks a little odd. If you thought that Google Cardboard with the smartphone looked strange, then sticking an iPad on your face is even stranger. But, instead of imagining [...]

Making Your Own Tablet VR Viewer

Ok, I think we can agree that the iPad Mini VR contraption might look a little strange. It looks sort of like a plank attached to your face. Granted, the benefits are there, when compared to regular smartphones. There are the added benefits that come with the iPad, like graphics, sound, etc. And, when using [...]

Making Your Own VR Viewer

If you do not have the money to spend on the fancy VR viewers and gear that you may want, you can still participate. How? You can create your own! Even if you decide to invest in more expensive VR gear in the future, you can have a little fun with creating your own gear [...]