HTC Vive 6mm VR Cover Review

When you get your first Rift or HTC Vive HMD, you’re supplied with a foam pad that separates your face from the hard plastics of the HMD. The trouble with these pads is that they can wear quickly and soak up all manner of sweat and nastiness from your face during an energetic VR session. … Continue reading “HTC Vive 6mm VR Cover Review”

Vive Wrist Strap Swap

Vive wrist straps are sometimes the only thing preventing you throwing a very expensive piece of kit across the room. I’ve chosen to swap my Vive controller wrist straps with alternative items. Caution: Swapping things around on your Vive may affect your warranty. Vive controllers aren’t cheap. The lanyard-type wrist straps are worn to prevent … Continue reading “Vive Wrist Strap Swap”

Google Daydream Compatible Phones

Google’s new VR headset: Daydream View requires a suitable “Daydream Ready” smartphone to operate. Here is a list of known Google Daydream Compatible Phones. Taking it’s lead from the earlier Google Cardboard project, the Daydream View is a polished HMD constructed largely from comfortable fabrics and designed to accept a number of smartphones. A tracked … Continue reading “Google Daydream Compatible Phones”

Portable Vive Base Stations on Photo Light Stands

The HTC Vive Base-Stations provide the magic that allows roomscale VR but if you can’t drill holes in your wall, positioning them can be a conundrum. Perhaps you rent your home and rules say no drilling or perhaps you’d like a portable setup that you can move around at will. Let me share with you … Continue reading “Portable Vive Base Stations on Photo Light Stands”