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Thursday, March 19, 2015

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Adeon Writer

I love the idea of not being hooked to a computer via cable, but I can't give up the positional tracking of DK2.

Kitty Revolver

what is the battery life on the note 4? You might get cabled up there. Hmm...certainly sounds better, and with your intell, we might be headed towards VR for gaming at least.

Issa Heckroth

Wow, you look SO COOL in these pics.

Nothing personal, but everyone I see with these headsets on looks terrible. I really cant picture anyone wearing these for long periods of time in the home.

Arcadia Codesmith

If you're really intent on strapping your phone to your face, you could probably rig something up just as functional with coat hangers, cardboard and duct tape. For a couple dollars more, buy the customization kit (a box of crayons and some stickers).

Adeon Writer

@Issa: I think the problem is you're looking at the HMD from the wrong side.

Wagner James Au

"Nothing personal, but everyone I see with these headsets on looks terrible."

No doubt! It's that "duh" expression everyone's mouth makes when that thing is on.

Adeon Writer

@Hamlet: http://i0.wp.com/cdn.bgr.com/2014/03/white-guy-oculus-rift.jpg

We've all been there.

Issa Heckroth

Yes I think that is a large part of the problem. "The Gawk" isnt good look, but the headsets also look cumbersome, geeky and uncomfortable for long-term use. Maybe they are the most comfortable thing in the world, but they dont look it. You wont get my dad or my gran strapping one to their faces that's for sure.

I take Adeons point, but it doesnt matter how good it looks on the other side if you cant convince people beyond geekdom to try it because it looks like a cross between an Iphone and a facehugger.

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