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How to get your own Google Cardboard

How to get your own Google Cardboard

Although everyone thinks Google created the Cardboard to thwart Oculus Rift and Facebook. The thought is that they just want everyone to experience virtual reality in a simple, fun, and inexpensive way. So the created Google Cardboard.


The only thing that you need to experience VR is a smartphone with at least a 3,5 inch screen and Google Cardboard (or a clone). There are a few ways to get your hands on it.
The first one is to build your own VR Viewer. Construct it from everyday items you can find in your garage, online or at your local hardware store. On Google Cardboard page you’ll find exactly what you need. The will take you step by step creating your own cardboard: https://cardboard.withgoogle.com/.


If you are not that much of a dabbler, you can just buy a Google Cardboard on eBay. Most of them will come complete with NFC, tape and straps to hold your phone. Prices vary between three and fifteen dollars, depending on your needs. There are also plastic cardboards and cardboards with straps for your head. More luxurious will cost more. Just go to eBay.com and search for VR Cardboard.

As mentioned earlier, there are a lot of Google Cardboard clones. We try to discuss all of them, but almost every a day new smartphone HMD (Head-mounted display) is released. Just look into the hardware category for more HMD’s. As soon as the website is grown bigger, we will make a detailed step-by-step manual for buying a HMD.

Robbert As some of you may know, I have been suffering from the aftermath of a traffic accident, a severe case of COVID-19, and a transient ischemic attack (TIA). These events have taken a toll on my physical and mental well-being, and I can no longer keep up with the demands of running a VR website and channel. I want to thank you all for your support and feedback over the years. You have been an amazing community and I have enjoyed sharing my passion for VR and gaming with you. I hope you will continue to enjoy VR and explore its possibilities. I will leave the website and channel online for now, so you can still access the content I have created. However, I will not be posting any new blogs, videos, or news. I hope you understand and respect my choice.



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