Play Cardboard apps on Gear VR
Play Cardboard apps on Gear VR

Play Cardboard apps on Gear VR review

There are numerous Samsung Gear VR apps and games. They all boast of high-end graphics and functionalities. However, when it comes to their price, they are all quite costly. So, what’s their alternative? It’s the apps and games that have been designed for Google Cardboard.  But here lies the problem. The apps and games that are compatible with Google Cardboard won’t work with your Samsung Gear VR. So, what’s the solution? It’s the app for your Samsung device that goes by the name ‘Play Cardboard apps on Gear VR.’ When you have this app installed on your device, you can rejoice all the Cardboard apps and games on your Gear VR without even having to launch the Gear VR app. Now save a ton of money, as you enjoy your Cardboard content on your Samsung Gear with this app. Interface 8/10 In terms of interface and design, the app is simple and elegant. On launching it, you see the vectors of your Gear VR and Cardboard listed on the app with essential functions listing just below them. There are other functions too which have been concealed in the top-right corner of the app. On the whole, all the elements of the app are strategically placed and there is no sort of clutter. Menu and Features 8/10 There are various essential features that are listed on the menu of the app. The most important function of the app is ‘Cardboard Apps.’ With this feature, you can launch Cardboard apps on Samsung Gear VR without having to root your device. Further, there is an ‘Advanced Mode’ that lets you improve the motion blur. You can even calibrate Cardboard apps viewer so that these apps and games work great on your Gear VR. Disabling Oculus Home, Home Screen Widget, playing YouTube videos on Samsung Gear, etc. are some other features that the app is known for. Usability 9/10 The biggest use of the app is to make the Cardboard games and app compatible with the Samsung Gear VR. Thus, by using this app, you save a lot of your money that you would have ended up spending on the apps and games of Samsung Gear VR. You can even use the app to enjoy YouTube videos on your Samsung Gear VR and disable Oculus Home app from auto-launching. Any Glitches? 7/10 Some of the users of this app have reported that all they see is a white screen when they launch any Cardboard game or app in their Samsung Gear VR. However, the support team is said to have solved this problem by individually contacting those who reported the issue. Devices Compatibility The app works smoothly on Samsung Galaxy devices viz. Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, S7, S7 Edge, S8, S8+, Galaxy Note 4, etc. Is it Any Good? The app enables the users to rejoice the Cardboard apps and games on their Samsung Gear VR. The same makes it not just good but the best. Play Cardboard apps on Gear VR app is known for super useful yet simple to understand functionalities. The...

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Play Cardboard apps on Gear VR review

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Amy Morton

Play Cardboard apps on Gear VR review

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There are numerous Samsung Gear VR apps and games. They all boast of high-end graphics and functionalities. However, when it comes to their price, they are all quite costly. So, what’s their alternative? It’s the apps and games that have been designed for Google Cardboard.  But here lies the problem. The apps and games that are compatible with Google Cardboard won’t work with your Samsung Gear VR. So, what’s the solution? It’s the app for your Samsung device that goes by the name ‘Play Cardboard apps on Gear VR.’

When you have this app installed on your device, you can rejoice all the Cardboard apps and games on your Gear VR without even having to launch the Gear VR app. Now save a ton of money, as you enjoy your Cardboard content on your Samsung Gear with this app.

Interface 8/10

In terms of interface and design, the app is simple and elegant. On launching it, you see the vectors of your Gear VR and Cardboard listed on the app with essential functions listing just below them. There are other functions too which have been concealed in the top-right corner of the app. On the whole, all the elements of the app are strategically placed and there is no sort of clutter.

Menu and Features 8/10

There are various essential features that are listed on the menu of the app. The most important function of the app is ‘Cardboard Apps.’ With this feature, you can launch Cardboard apps on Samsung Gear VR without having to root your device. Further, there is an ‘Advanced Mode’ that lets you improve the motion blur. You can even calibrate Cardboard apps viewer so that these apps and games work great on your Gear VR. Disabling Oculus Home, Home Screen Widget, playing YouTube videos on Samsung Gear, etc. are some other features that the app is known for.

Usability 9/10

The biggest use of the app is to make the Cardboard games and app compatible with the Samsung Gear VR. Thus, by using this app, you save a lot of your money that you would have ended up spending on the apps and games of Samsung Gear VR. You can even use the app to enjoy YouTube videos on your Samsung Gear VR and disable Oculus Home app from auto-launching.

Any Glitches? 7/10

Some of the users of this app have reported that all they see is a white screen when they launch any Cardboard game or app in their Samsung Gear VR. However, the support team is said to have solved this problem by individually contacting those who reported the issue.

Devices Compatibility

The app works smoothly on Samsung Galaxy devices viz. Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, S7, S7 Edge, S8, S8+, Galaxy Note 4, etc.

Is it Any Good?

The app enables the users to rejoice the Cardboard apps and games on their Samsung Gear VR. The same makes it not just good but the best. Play Cardboard apps on Gear VR app is known for super useful yet simple to understand functionalities. The options and features are easy to configure and play with. All in all, with this app installed on your Samsung Galaxy phone, enjoying your favorite Cardboard apps and games on your Samsung Gear VR is an easy affair.

Pros:

  • Home Screen Widget For Quickly Enabling and Disabling Gear VR and Cardboard
  • Calibrate Cardboard Function for an Amazing VR Experience

Cons:

  • Sometimes the Users Get Just a White Screen
  • Doesn’t Work Without the PC Plugin 2
8
Interface
8
Menu and Features
9
Usability
7
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