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Google Cardboard Apps

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Now that you've purchased our awesome Google Cardboard, it's time to get some content on your mobile devices to enjoy 3D and Virtual Reality. Here are our recommendations:

CARDBOARD, THE APP

The first thing you should download and install is "Cardboard" the application. It is available in Android (Google Play) and also for Apple iOS. Download it now at: 

Cardboard puts virtual reality on your smartphone. The Cardboard app helps you launch your favorite VR experiences, discover new apps, and set up a viewer.

Try out a set of included demos as well:

Earth: Fly where your fancy takes you on Google Earth.
Tour Guide: Visit Versailles with a local guide.
My Videos: Watch your videos on a massive screen.
Exhibit: Examine cultural artifacts from every angle.
Photo Sphere: Look around the photo spheres you've captured.
Arctic Journey: Fly alongside Arctic terns, create your own flower garden, relax under the northern lights and more.

Note: Do not use this app while driving, walking, or otherwise by being distracted or disoriented from real world situations that prevent you from obeying traffic or safety laws.

WHAT'S NEXT?

Here are other recommended games and apps for you to try:

Andriod apps

  1. Cedar Point VR
  2. Crazy Swing VR
  3. DebrisDefrag for Cardboard
  4. Insidious VR
  5. Radial-G Infinity
  6. Tokyo VR
  7. Vrse – Virtual Reality
  8. Legendary VR
  9. Egypt Chamber Cardboard
  10. InMind VR
  11. Tuscany Dive
  12. Vanguard V
  13. VR Theater for Cardboard 
  14. Swivel Gun
  15. Sisters

iOS apps

  1. NYT VR ( New York Times)
  2. Crazy Swing VR
  3. Street View
  4. Dive City Rollercoaster
  5. VR ONE cinema
  6. Orbulus
  7. Vrse – Virtual Reality
  8. Legendary VR
  9. DinoTrek VR Experience 
  10. InMind VR
  11. Tuscany Dive
  12. Vanguard V
  13. Homido 360 VR Player
  14. Mobile VR Station
  15. Sisters
  16. Dive Zombie
  17. OccupationVR (needs an iOS gaming controller, sold separately)

Once you’ve installed the apps you like, they are automatically archived into the Cardboard app’s home menu for your convenience.

There are lots more on the apps stores and you can just search and/or Google for it. Some keywords include "Cardboard", "VR", "3D", and "Augmented Reality".

Enjoy!

HEALTH AND SAFETY

  • Virtual reality is not suitable for everyone and if you have any doubt whether you are suitable for virtual reality, please consult your Doctor.
  • In general, use of VR is not suitable for those who are pregnant, have high blood pressure, suffer from motion sickness, inner ear infections or claustrophobia, had any form of recent surgery, pre-existing binocular vision abnormalities, heart conditions or epileptic symptoms.
  • People who wear an implanted medical device such as a pacemaker should consult with a medical practitioner prior to using the VR as the phone used inside may emit radio waves which could interfere with the normal operations of such devices.
  • Those who have ever, or currently live with symptoms of epilepsy such as severe dizziness, blackouts, seizures or loss of awareness, should see a doctor before using VR. The content viewed through the Cardboard VR may include flashing images and repetitive sequences which, for a small portion of people, could cause seizures, even in those who have never experienced seizures in the past.
  • We recommend taking a 15 minute break from using the Cardboar VR every 15 minutes by removing the headset. Allow for a minimum of 30 minutes after using the Cardboard VR before operating any machinery.
  • It is the responsibility of an adults supervisor to monitor use of the Cardboard VR by children (age 13 and older). The Cardboard VR is not recommended for use below the age of 13.
  • When using the Cardboard VR, your vision is 100% obscured and when using headphones, your capacity to hear what is happening in your surroundings is reduced. Therefore, it is your responsibility to ensure you use the Cardboard VR in a safe secure environment free of nearby obstructions.
  • Avoid using the Cardboard VR in potentially dangerous surroundings which include sharp objects, balconies, stairwells and furnishings that are easy to break.

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