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Google Is Shuttering Its Gimmicky Immersive Video Studio

After six years, Google is shutting down Spotlight Stories, its in-house immersive entertainment studio. What exactly was Spotlight Stories, you ask? Fair question. Unless you’re an avid virtual reality enthusiast, there’s a good chance you’ve never even heard of Google’s attempts at creating 360-degree short films for smartphones.

Lenovo Made A Souped Up Oculus Go That’s Missing Just One Key Feature

Lenovo Made A Souped Up Oculus Go That’s Missing Just One Key Feature

Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo) Only a couple of weeks since the first standalone VR headset was released, and already we have another. Except this one is made by Lenovo in partnership with Google and uses the Daydream VR platform. Like the Oculus Go, Lenovo’s Mirage Solo don’t need no phone…

Google Daydream View VR Headset: Australian Review

Google Daydream View VR Headset: Australian Review

Google seems to have solved every issue I had with an entry-level VR headset. It still worked with your smartphone (well, if you had a Pixel, for now) but it was, well… beautiful. Its strikingly clever, lightweight, fabric-based design and fancy-looking controller had me making grabby hands during the Google…