"There's an eyelash on my finger"
The VR industry loves to tout itself as an engine for transmitting human experience — but it's operating with a muddy, superficial, and self-serving definition of empathy. Here's how it can be better.
"Are you just going to let him die?"
A 360 look at what your pup gets up to when you’re not home.
After a series of sexism and sexual harassment scandals, VR is vowing to do better. The industry's women are cautiously optimistic.
How many of these things do you remember?
Would you go on a date with a Japanese cartoon woman?
"Who would do this to themselves?"
"Wait, can I talk about... porn?"
The Try Guys team up with Google to unveil a brand new virtual reality technology and try out "Tilt Brush" for the first time.
Can you find the thief without being distracted?
Look through the eyes of different animals in 360 VR.
Is this the future of sex?
Up, up & away
Would you tempt the spirits?
Two friends become foes in a VR lightsaber battle based on how they pronounce the word, "gif".
Glossy is an asynchronous audio annotation tool for virtual reality.
Tim Cook thinks augmented reality can be "huge." In an exclusive interview with BuzzFeed News, he explains why.
La mejor madre que la realidad virtual puede ofrecer.
An experimental documentary set in an Istanbul hospital
The Daydream View is soft, lightweight, and $79.
BuzzFeed News talked to Google's vice president of virtual reality, Clay Bavor, to find out all about the company's new Daydream virtual reality platform and the Daydream View headset.
Is there a partridge in that pear tree?
Here's how you can export 3D content from Google Earth for VR, video games, 3D web content, or however you see fit!
Gustavo = Goals
This video is “virtually” the “reality” of my life…
This level of organization could only happen in Japan.
“There’s a giant ALIEN!”
That makes it the least expensive of the major VR headsets.
Creating impossible spaces with 360-degree video
♫ Ain't no (virtual) mountain high enough. ♫
"Is it one size fits all?"
In 2015, the future was still in beta.
"DON'T GO, DENISE!"
Mark your in-headset calendars.
The Open Lab's first video collaboration is live. And it is fantastic. Here's the story of how we made our first 360-degree video, a walk through the fire-ruined town of Middletown, California.
What happens when 2D web content meets a 3D browser?
Epic's new documentary series hopes to sell VR by explaining it in simple terms.
The search giant builds cheap from within, and the social giant builds expensive from without. Sports fans know which one usually works.
During a presentation at Facebook's F8 conference, the company failed to make the case that VR really matters.
Compare your predictions about the future with scientists'.
At the Sundance Film Festival's New Frontier Exhibitions, I flew like a bird, watched giant monsters fight, and met Reese Witherspoon in the woods.
Virtual reality can be used for a lot more than casual fun.
Facebook is going to need to find a killer app to get people to buy the Oculus Rift. But it also needs to deal with a queasy problem.
Could your significant other talk you through defusing a bomb?
Virtual reality's about to make a big comeback. And you thought 3D glasses looked nerdy.