Tuesday , June 5 2018

Speck’s Pocket VR is a collapsible Cardboard viewer


Case manufacturer Speck raised eyebrows with its new Pocket VR Cardboard viewer at CES this week.

Pocket VR is so named because it can fold up to fit in your pocket while still providing a Cardboard experience. While folded up, the lenses are protected and

It’s good to see a company putting thought into their Cardboard sets and producing products that meet the spec – and the consumer demand – but with imaginitive form factors instead of just producing another plastic box.

Pocket VR is launching in March for Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6S at US$70, and includes a Speck CandyShell Grip case to sweeten the deal. Australian distribution for the product is still up in the air, but we should find out more soon.

Jason Murray   Deputy Editor

Before discovering the Nexus One, Jason thought he didn't need a smartphone. Now he can't bear to be without his Android phone. Jason hails from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane depending on his mood and how detailed a history you'd like. A web developer by day with an interest in consumer gadgets and electronics, he also enjoys reading comics and has a worryingly large collection of Transformers figures. He'd like to think he's a gamer, but his Wii has been in a box since he moved to Sydney, and his PlayStation Vita collection is quite lacking. Most mornings you'll find him tilting at various windmills on Twitter - follow @JM77 and say hi!

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