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Jokes/Interweb Things Thread, Google Cardboard!!! in Fun Stuff; you can turn your phone into a Virtual Reality head set! https://developers.google.com/cardboard/ heres the app! https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....cardboarddemo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFog2gMnm44...
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    Cool Google Cardboard!!!


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    That looks great/insane.

    When I saw the title of the post though I was expecting a piece of Cardboard with the word Google drawn on it. A bit like the post @DaveP made about Google Glass

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    I saw this mentioned at Google I/O. Interesting concept

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    You'll also need a ruler, glue, and scissors, an X-acto knife, or access to a laser cutter.
    A laser cutter... With cardboard...?

    That's not going to be a problem, is it? You know.. Because fire...?

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    Looks like a great idea for the DT department: Take google's design and make it better. Had a quick look for the lenses on a uk website but can't really find any suitable. If anyone has found where to buy them please share!

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    This looks pretty awesome!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Garacesh View Post
    A laser cutter... With cardboard...?

    That's not going to be a problem, is it? You know.. Because fire...?
    Nope, when "printing" with the laser cutter from 2D Design, you do have the option to "print" to cardboard...

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    Also, if you're lazy and don't wanna DIY:

    Google Cardboard VR toolkit | DODOcase

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    The presenter on the bbc news tech show (cant remember the show name) said it was almost as good as the full vr headsets like oculus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by edutech4schools View Post
    The presenter on the bbc news tech show (cant remember the show name) said it was almost as good as the full vr headsets like oculus.
    Was it Click?

    Link: BBC World News - Click

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    this is Odd, I cant see any more replies to the post, I'm getting email notifications but i cant see them on here?

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    Presumably it was deleted. Looked like marketing spam

    I was looking for Google Cardboard VR and found this website Home page (Redacted)
    These people are selling Google Cardboard VR device online with free shipping worldwide. The product seems to be fairly priced. Also, they are selling the parts and card board separately.
    I ordered Pre-Cut Cardboard Only at $12.99 hopefully I will built it myself else I will require help here.
    Site redacted, obviously. Not going to do their advertising for them.
    Last edited by Garacesh; 8th July 2014 at 02:32 PM.

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    @Garacesh Thanks for clearing that up!

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    Correct. This thread is being hit by spammers. Another one hit the great Spam-o-matic machine today. Two posts went yesterday

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    Quote Originally Posted by Garacesh View Post
    A laser cutter... With cardboard...?

    That's not going to be a problem, is it? You know.. Because fire...?

    Laser cutter is not included.......... the cardboard is laser pre cut for DIY.
    Many websites like http://www.googlecardboard.com/ are selling the pre-cut Cardboard online.
    Last edited by Ruskin; 10th July 2014 at 11:05 AM.

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    I came across this DIY version, which I think looks way cooler than the cardboard version Google Polycarbonate - page 2 of the article is interesting



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