Chrome for Android Now Supports Virtual Reality
Google today said its Chrome browser is now accessible from several different virtual reality platforms. First, it is available via Google Daydream, Google's own VR platform for Android devices. People who own a compatible Android phone and Daydream headset can access Chrome. It is also available to the Lenovo Mirage Solo headset. Chrome is positioned on the homepage on these VR platforms. The VR version of Chrome supports incognito mode, saved bookmarks, and other standard browsing functions. It also adds cinema mode, which ensures the best experience when playing web video through a Daydream headset. Chrome is free to download from the Google Play Store.
May 18, 2017
Google today provided some insight on its Daydream virtual reality platform and says a new version of Daydream will soon make its debut. Daydream 2.0 Euphrates targets standalone VR headsets and is powered by Android O.
Aug 1, 2017
Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ are now compatible with Google's Daydream virtual reality platform. According to Google, an update should reach both handsets this week that initiates Daydream services.
Sep 24, 2018
Google recently made improvements to its Daydream virtual reality platform that will see its usefulness expand in several ways. First, it is giving the Lenovo Mirage Solo headset the ability to support six degrees of freedom.
Apr 12, 2017
Google today expanded the availability of web-based virtual reality content to Google Cardboard. Google first brought WebVR to Chrome for Daydream-compatible devices earlier this year.
Feb 9, 2017
Google today made it possible to view web-based virtual reality content through its Chrome browser. The latest version of Chrome for Android devices supports VR, and Google says a number of its partners have begun to add VR content to their web sites.