You don’t need a bunch of fancy technology to experience immersive, three-dimensional movies and games. With this piece of cleverly designed cardboard you can turn your smartphone into a fully fledged virtual reality machine. Super simple to construct, it takes less than 10 minutes and requires no glue or cutting whatsoever.
You can virtually fly to Paris, visit the Taj Mahal or take a roller coaster ride. The experiences are endless and thanks to the inspiring open-source Google Cardboard project, more apps and 3D environments are being created all the time.
Start by loading up one of several smartphone apps that’s optimized for virtual-reality viewers. These apps will split the phone’s screen into left and right halves to create the illusion of three-dimensionality. Hold the viewer up to your face and let people around you puzzled watching you jerking your head around wildly.
Compatible with Android phones running 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or later and Apple iPhones running iOS 8 or later. The Smartphone Virtual Reality Viewer is an awesome gift for geeky guys and pretty much anyone who loves viewing virtual reality in super low cost.