1. Firegold21's Avatar
    So I got a Sarlar VR Glass headset for my wife off Amazon for her iPhone. She had to switch to it due to the whole Note 7 debacle and has been sad about no more access to the Gear VR. Unfortunately, I had to pick and order a headset in a hurry to try and get it under the tree for Christmas. So I didn't do my due diligence.

    This headset has no buttons.

    Not too big a deal if she only goes with gaze-based apps (or ones that have support for the magnet trigger; I have a magnet ring she can use), but still annoying.

    Outside of the lack of a button, it's pretty good. Good quality, definitely holds the phone securely, adjustable IPD, etc. I think she's pretty happy with it, which leads me to my next question.

    Any recommendations for apps that work well without a button? Please avoid horror or known motion sickness-inducing apps (especially roller coasters!).
    12-29-2016 05:13 AM
  2. pjs37's Avatar
    Well for sure she should try YouTube's VR and 360 degree videos. Also Titans of Space was nice and had a good self driving mode last I tried it
    12-29-2016 05:15 AM
  3. pkcable's Avatar
    JauntVR should work well also as it has a stare to select mode.
    12-29-2016 08:33 AM
  4. Firegold21's Avatar
    Good points, both of you. I was never a fan of Jaunt's interface, but she might like it better than I did. She's done Titans of Space before, but it's still a good suggestion.
    12-29-2016 07:36 PM
  5. Talkivr's Avatar
    Discovery had some beautiful stuff, within vr hq but short, youtube 360 probably most obvious. Some neat 360 videos if you look, as for game not many i know and even less without button. First one my kid wanted to play was goosebump.
    12-30-2016 04:00 PM

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