By 10 February 2017 | Categories: news


Google is aiming to bring virtual reality content to more people. To that end, the company recently announced an update for the Chrome app that allows certain smartphones users to access VR content on specific websites.

This update will work for both Daydream and non-Daydream compatible devices, although the list for the latter is limited to a select number of phones. If your smartphone is Daydream compatible, and you have the Daydream View VR headset, you simply need to select that you wish to view content in VR on the Chrome app, slip your phone into the headset and start exploring.

For those on the other side of the Daydream View spectrum, one can still view content in VR, the only down side will be navigating in the VR space with your finger by touching the phone's screen. This will not be the case forever though, as support for headsets like the Google Cardboard is reportedly on the way.   

As such, users could soon have their own budget VR experience akin to that of Google's Daydream View.


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