Tag Archives: Google I/O

Check out “Cardboard”

So it seems like Google is getting into the VR space. I just came across the Cardboard app in the Play Store, which looks like it is meant to bring Android content into VR. The description states that “Cardboard puts virtual reality on your smartphone. Try a variety of immersive demos on Android, and get inspired to build your own using the VR Toolkit at http://g.co/cardboard” That link doesn’t appear to be live, but it should be soon. I certainly didn’t see this coming! The link for the app is below.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.samples.apps.cardboarddemo

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New Chrome Web App Looks Like Android

Google has quietly updated the Google Play Movies Chrome app to look like its Android counterpart. This update makes Play Movies look and operate like an separate app rather than just a service on a webpage. Compare the Chrome apps for Play Books and Play Movies. Play Movies now opens in its own separate window and the content displayed adapts to the size of the window. Play Books, on the other hand, opens as a tab and look and operates like any other webpage. Continue reading New Chrome Web App Looks Like Android