What is Virtual Reality?

What is Virtual Reality?

Red pill or blue pill? Before we welcome you to the real world, what is virtual reality?  In the short time since VR has become accessible, we’ve already witnessed the impact of this new medium.  Many of us have been dreaming about virtual reality for a long time. Popular TV shows, movies, and books have teased us with a futuristic glimpse of the virtual worlds. VR of today works to live up to user expectations and truthfully, we’re getting closer to that vision every day. The definition of VR can…

Google Daydream View Review

Google Daydream View Review - FalseDogs

Soft, compact and affordable…am I still describing a headset here? The Google Daydream View was a breath of fresh air for many upon its release in late 2016. Finally, more people with Android phones could dive deep into the depths of virtual reality. Most early adopters of VR assumed that Google would be driving much of the early innovation and technology due to the release of the Google Cardboard. Samsung has dominated much of the mobile VR market with the Gear VR, but the Daydream introduces more people to the…

Google Cardboard Review

Google Cardboard Review - FalseDogs

Every great journey begins with a single step… It’s difficult to talk about the current VR landscape without acknowledging the influence of the Cardboard. It seemed only fitting to share our own Google Cardboard Review. Right out of the gates, people were clamoring to grab a Cardboard and try VR for the first time. This was Google’s first headset and its made from you guessed it, cardboard. The Google Cardboard is fitted with lenses and a head strap and requires a compatible smartphone. Upon the release of the Cardboard, virtual reality was…

Colosse VR Review

Colosse Review - Oculus Rift, FalseDogs

If an ice cream cone mated with Shadow of the Colossus… Colosse introduces a new brand of storytelling with a surprising amount of style and charm. This 360 animation uses viewer directed storytelling to produce a more interactive virtual experience. Basically, where you choose to focus can direct the narrative in a very subtle way. You won’t be able to suddenly conjure up a bazooka or rocket car but this is an innovative leap forward. Colosse Review “Colosse: A Story in Virtual Reality” by ColosseTeam Watchu Lookin’ At? In Colosse, you watch as…

The Samsung Gear 360 Camera

Samsung Gear 360 Camera - FalseDogs News

Doing dumb sh*t in 360°! First released in 2016, Samsung’s Gear 360 camera was aimed at YouTubers looking for a fancy way to gain more views while they went dirt biking or drove around the Las Vegas Strip. It was full of issues that made it somewhat tricky to use and gave it limited functionality.  Never one to rest on their laurels, Samsung has redesigned the Gear 360 camera for 2017, and it’s come a long way with only a few small issues. Fun and easy to use, this handy…