While Expensive Virtual Reality gadgets like HTC Vive, PlayStation VR and Oculus Rift are recognized as excellent innovative devices, Google Cardboard recognized itself as the simple and cheaper VR technology enabling user playing Android apps on it.
The Question raises are what is Google Cardboard? It is the simple VR headset can be built on your own available on a software platform which enables the developers creating the apps with the Virtual Reality’s support for Google Cardboard.
Google comes in the competition with these expensive devices and launches its VR headset compatible with iPhone and Android Smartphone. An advanced technology is also coming replacing the Google Cardboard will also be available at VR platform.
Once, you are all set with the Cardboard headset and its connectivity to the VR platform. I am going to share with you best VR-enabled apps which you can be downloaded from PlayStore. One of the best VR apps are available on Store mentioned in the following.
Within Virtual Reality
It used to be named as Chris Milk’s app but it is one of the best VR app which makes you feel like you are actually there into that environment. This Cardboard app contains the popular documentaries and short movies selected from the New York Times. You need to hold down your breath before wearing the Cardboard headset and playing one of its videos.
Chair in a Room
What can be more excited in VR headsets when you are seeing something horror with deep attention. Chair in a Room is an app with full of darkness in a room and story leads you to find the missing girl while passing through the scary routes. Make sure, you do not have weak heart before watching it.
It is an app designed for teachers to make tours arrangements for its students without leaving the classrooms. You need to make your students wearing Cardboard headset and play this app for the tours on mars to Antartica. Google has also promised that developing an Expeditions app for IOS version so that students own iPhone can also enjoy these trips. Expeditions is one of the Cardboard apps designed for students and teachers.
InMind is a game in which you have to make a journey into patient’s brain and see what is causing the mental disorder in patient’s mind. This is one of the unique Cardboard app but users will have fun out of it.
Since, you can watch the videos created in 360 degrees and available on YouTube. Cardboard Headset will improve your watching experience of 360 degrees movies more than ever. Therefore, YouTube is another good app must using while wearing Cardboard.
Star Wars VR
This is a Cardboard app designed for the Star Wars lovers who wants to play a role as a resistance secret agent on Jakku, this app features the film in the desert. You can enjoy the Star Wars VR experience on your Android and IOS devices.
Google Cardboard Camera
A photography app created by Google in which you can see the photos on 360 degree rotation while taking the benefit of Virtual Reality. The questions is how can we take picture on 360 degree. You just need to download the “Google Cardboard Camera” app, hold the Smartphone and move it around in a circle. Now, app will do everything rest taking pictures from all directions besides recording the voices.
It is another Google app available on IOS and Android phones while using the Cardboard headset. It may not exactly be called as VR but it enables you showing the images on 360 degrees rotation from all over the world. This is an app which promotes the virtual tourism at cheaper cost.
There are apps available designed for relaxing your mind and enjoy the beautiful sceneries. Lanterns are an app which contains the scene as blue river all around and lanterns everywhere in the air and on the surface of river. You can also see the mountains in the scenery and sound of water waves. This is the best relaxing app while using Cardboard headset.
This is another VR app cannot talk about much otherwise there would be no surprise. All I can say is go to your room, turn off the lights and put on the headphone and see what this is about, you are really going to be freaked about its horror app. One of the best horrible Cardboard app designed for IOS and Android users.
Roller Coaster VR
Roller Coaster VR app is the best idea ever created which makes you lots of fun and feel like you are actually there on the ride of roller coaster. You also feel thrill on the turns and moving all around at high speed. If you own the Cardboard headset, you must use this VR app to make fun and enjoy which you immediately cannot make without visiting the Fun land.
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