Tired of being tethered to your own PC while playing with porn games on your own Rift? Want urgently in order to watch VirtualRealPorn.com videos while kicking it in the park, or in the back room at work (we do!)? Well consider your prayers replied as the long awaited Oculus/Samsung collaboration cellular telephone headset – Gear VR – is finally offered to the starving masses – for the purchase price $ 200 and 4.
Just just what is Gear VR? While at first glance it may seem that the high tech apparatus is simply a hyped up and possibly overpriced version of Google Cardboard, and though it is similar in the truth that they both enable you to turn stereoscopic material on your own smartphone into an interactive Virtual Reality experience, the similarities stop there.
The present iteration of the tools, referred to officially as the “Innovator Edition” and aimed at (in Samsung’s own words) “innovative consumers, specifically VR enthusiasts, programmers, mobile specialists and professionals, and early technology adopters” is designed to (again, in samsung speak) “empower users to completely immerse themselves in a cinematic virtual reality environment”; and from that which we’ve observed, it does an excellent job of it.
Featuring a 96deg Field of View and being fully un-tethered, the lightweight apparatus could soon enable users to experience porn-on the go in a sense that only is not possible yet anywhere else aside from walking around with the Rift and plopping a laptop in a backpack.
No wires means you could bring this matter pretty much wherever you wanted to be, so airplane trips and commutes could become very interesting indeed; and rather than use the detectors already built to the Galaxy Note cellphone, the device features its own built in accelerometer, magnetometer, gyroscope and proximity sensors to supply the easiest experience possible on such small hardware.
I’m not seeing anything honey, I’m just shutting my eyes….
The set of launch titles for the apparatus is somewhat modest, with only some of officially established