If you’re looking to dabble in VR using the smartphone you’ve already paid for, instead of spending over a $1000 on an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive setup, Google Cardboard is a great affordable alternative. But why spend $20 on some folded cardboard when for $40 you can get Mattel’s upgraded View-Master VR that’s more…
Last year Mattel completely re-invented the View-Master by turning it into what eventually became one of the better Google Cardboard solutions on the market. For $30 it was cheap, comfortable, and held almost any smartphone available. And this year Mattel will be introducing a new model that fixes all the original’s…
The '80s were arguably one of the greatest decades in history to be a kid with an allowance burning a hole in your pocket, and a free afternoon to spend at a toy store. And decades later, toy companies have realized that all those kids buying the wonderful toys from the '80s are all grown up now with plenty of…
View-Master es un juguete icónico que se utilizaba para ver series de imágenes a través de unos lentes. Pero ahora Google se ha asociado con Mattel para llevar este visor esteroscópico a otro nivel: el de la realidad virtual.
After months of visiting venues, meeting potential photographers and trying to come to an agreement over which shade of hydrangea works best, it's no wonder couples are so willing to just throw money at a problem, like wedding invitations, to make it disappear.
3D may be overplayed, but way before Hollywood thought it was cool, stereograms allowed us to see 3D without glasses...or sometimes, with really epic glasses. So this week's Shooting Challenge is IN 3D!
Take one look at the new "My3D" from Hasbro and tell me that's not just a simple stereoscopic imager with a slot for an iPhone at the end—it's a Viewmaster with apps and augmented reality!
No matter your age, there's a good chance that a View-Master was lying around either your bedroom or a friend's. The iconic red goggles are the perfect childhood diversion—cheap and briefly amusing. They also have a long history.
What do you get when you take two Coby digital keychains and cram them into a Viewmaster, then rig them up so the lever loads a new pair of stereoscopic JPGs? Heresy. Beautiful heresy. [Hacker Consortium]
Ten years ago, superhero films and video-game films were both minor genres. You had your Batman Forever and your Mortal Kombat, but not much else. Both genres blew up in the 2000s, but superhero films won much bigger. For now.
One has the dream team of Orci & Kurtzman attached and the other, has robots? The Trek/Fringe writers have left Transformers 3, claiming they didn't have a solid story. They've moved on... to writing a vehicle for the View-Master toy.
Never mind the Asteroids movie... there just may be a movie being worked on that comes from an even less likely toy origin. Are they really making a movie based on Viewmaster?
View-Masters were a part of just about everyone's childhood. For those trying to relive those days, Minnesota artist Debra Dressler has come up with these handmade clocks made with genuine vintage View-Masters. As you might suspect, "handmade" and "vintage" are usually codewords for "expensive," and at $145, that is…