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Explore a Marriott hotel, before you get there

Traditional shops have a bit of a problem, and it was brought into sharp focus during the Black Friday sales. People are, unfortunately, a bit lazy and a bit time poor. Shopping online, via a smartphone, is an easy solution. There’s cash-back deals and vouchers which help to …

Pixel Prices Published. Pretty Premium.

Morning. Last night Google unveiled the phones we all expected them to unveil. The Pixel and the Pixel XL – a phone and a slightly bigger phone. From a distance, from far, far away, it’s like the Apple launch in a way. Two phones, one a big larger …

Build your own rooms with a VR Room Simulator

The HTC Vive is a very cool product as you all know but it was limited to a few games not that long ago. Now, there are lots more on the market which are not just games, but sensory and sometimes productive in terms of being creative. MyDream …

BBC go 360 for Rio 2016

Tonight is the opening ceremony for the Olympics in Rio, Brazil, which promises lots of excitement just like London 2012. BBC have embraced the modern era of VR technology by bringing various key events over the course of the Olympics in glorious 360 degrees. The coverage can be streamed …

FreeFly VR Review

This was arguably the most fun I have had doing a review in a long time. The Freefly VR (not Firefly as I say twice in the video!) was so fun and compatible with numerous smartphones, great purchase for any gadget geek and can be bought from here. …

Galactica – A VR rollercoaster reviewed

Way back in 2002 Alton Towers opened a ride called “Air”. It was their first ever “flying” roller coaster. You strapped yourself in and then the ride would tilt you forward, sending you face-down under footpaths, over trees and upside down. Some 14 years later, it’s still there. …

GSL 2016: HTC Vive – Face-smackingly good!

This week I managed to briefly get my hands on a HTC Vive at the Gadget Show Live event at Birmingham, UK. Sadly ten minutes was not long enough but wow, what a ten minutes! The HTC stand was right in-front of the entrance and was the “go …

Samsung Gear VR Review

Every few years, it seems that certain trends become the “in” thing in the mobile and computing space. For the last few years, it was “wearables”, smartwatches etc. Starting last year, and really taking off this year is Virtual Reality. HTC announced their Vive last year, and this …

HTC Vive UK pricing and availability announced

The Vive VR headset was announced some time back but now, just over a year later, you’ll be able to actually buy the thing. HTC have been working in partnership with Valve and the consumer edition you can buy will have three VR experiences in the box. They …