Anyone who has tried a virtual reality headset will be able to tell you that it is pretty cool. The only problem with them is you can only visually experience what is going on, and the entire physical portion is left out, until now. Six Flags will be equipping some of their roller coasters with Samsung Gear VR headsets.
The NBC app for Android devices offers up full episodes and clips of top shows, and now supports Google’s own streaming accessory. Read more
The Alexa voice assistant aims to help users control their home environment, and now the system supports products from both Honeywell and Nest.
Amazon has taken the wraps off of two new devices for your home today, both of which tackle different tasks. The Echo Dot is essentially a smaller Amazon Echo, and the Amazon Tap is a smart, connected WiFi and Bluetooth speaker for playing music with voice commands. Read more
There’s no better way to build up excitement for a device than by incorporating it into some historic moment, and that’s exactly what Samsung did with the Gear 360. Casey Neistat took Samsung’s 360 degree camera to the Oscars just a few days ago and managed to capture Leonard DiCaprio’s first ever win for his role in The Revenant, all in 360 degree video. Read more
With the excitement ramping up for the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie, Amazon Echo owners are in for a treat thanks to Amazon’s collaboration with Warner Bros. and DC Comics. The result of the partnership is a voice-powered choose-your-own-adventure game called The Wayne Investigation. Read more
The HTC Vive only opened up its pre-orders yesterday for $799/€899. A pretty costly device considering the Oculus Rift is only about $600 and the Samsung Gear VR is only $100. However, despite the price difference, the HTC Vive sold 15,000 units in only 10 minutes.
GoPro has spent a whopping $105 million on forming a new partnership with the developers of Replay and Splice, adding to its mobile editing efforts.
Update @ 11:33PM ET: We’re aware that the codes are no longer working. It seems Spigen had a predetermined number of redemptions allowed before shutting down the promo codes.
Original story: Spigen, who has what I think are among the best accessories around, is letting you pick up select cases for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge for just $5. These cases could cost as much as $20 on their own, but the special promotional codes we have knock their prices way down.
A few months have passed since Google launched the Chromecast Audio, a device that plugs into a speaker via its 3.5mm audio jack and allows you to stream your favourite music via WiFi, with support for 24bit audio. There probably isn’t an easier or cheaper method of bringing new life to old speakers than the Chromecast Audio and it really is a simple device to use, as Doug explains in his review. If you live in the UK and don’t have a Chromecast Audio just yet, you may be interested to find out that the device is currently on offer for just £15. Join us after the break for more details. Read more