Entertainment Samsung Gear VR Headset , who has one?

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  1. BaldPussy

    BaldPussy Well-Known Member

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    And what are the best apps for it? I just picked one up on the heels of the Note7 Recall and return, and was able to get Verizon to send me one for only $7.50! (Normally $99.00) I have experienced the Roller coaster, fucking Awesone! And was wondering what are some can't miss apps and uses.
     
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    Jealous. I want one but I'm so tied into the Apple ecosystem I cant make the switch. Can you Bluetooth a Xbox one controller to it ?
     
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    I'm gonna wait a few years till they get everything perfected.
     
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    I have one but I haven't actually used it much since I got it. I've been trying to find a controller forever. I suppose you can configure a console controller to work with it but I'm way too stupid to figure out how to do that.
     
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    I just read that Microsoft is making the
    xbox controller compatible with the Gear VR Headset. Right now I am still learning the touchpad and other controls on the headset itself!
     
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    The newest version of the Xbox One controller is full Bluetooth. If the game supports it. It should pair up no problem.
     
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    Does it work with Steam? There are some pretty cool looking VR games on there for free and paid ones too. I don't have one but I've heard they are a ton of fun.
     
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    That stuff is mostly Occulus/Vive headsets. Don't think I've seen any Gear VR games on Steam.
     
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    Ah, well that sucks. Is there a big difference between the headsets? It's pretty lame they make you get a certain one to play certain games.
     
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    When they perfect this expect a large section of our population to check out.
     
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    The Gear Vr is low rent version of the bunch. Not necessarily a bad thing. It is what it is. Next up would be the PlayStation VR. Think of it as mid tier. High end are the Occulus Rift and Steam Vive. They are all first gen tech and none of them have figured out how to move around in the game world without getting motion sickness. A lot of games use teleport as a solution. Until they get this problem solved I'm not jumping in.
     
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    Oh ok I get what your saying, thanks for the info. I really want the vive but I'm like you, I can't see paying that much for something that is still being worked on.
     
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    I have one. Got it free with my phone.

    It's pretty cool, but....

    It makes me kinda dizzy after just a few minutes.

    It hasn't been perfected yet... the images aren't high-resolution.
     
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    I'm headed to Orlando in December. I'll let you know how the real thing is.
     
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    They got porn on these things yet?
     
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    I would think that the Google Cardboard is the low rent version for VR. Although the graphics are not high resolution the experience is quite immersive and I am having a blast using and exploring. BTW Occulus is an active partner with Samsung and the Gear VR. Cant wait to get some "Legal" cannabis to truly get absorbed by the experience!
     
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    It'll disappear by then. VR and 3-D systems are gimmicks. We find them interesting for a very short term, then realize it's really not that comfortable or useful. Headsets and video (e.g. TV's, movies, etc.) pop up every so often and then fade into obscurity. This has been going on for many decades now.

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    I have the newest version (black one). A lot of cool videos via the Samsung VR app and also on YouTube (accessed via Samsung Internet). Gunjack is a really fun game, though I do recommend getting a cheap Bluetooth controller for it and pretty much any game. The Conjuring 2 experience is a great taste of what VR can bring, so is The Suicide Squade one. It's also great for bedtime movie watching when you don't want to wake up the spouse (Netflix, Hulu, Occulus Theatre).

    Have fun exploring and make sure to check out some rollercoaster vids!
     
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    Waiting for the Sony playstation vr which comes out mid October.
    Tried a demo of this at a local gamestop store and it was amazing.