If you can remember some of those ancient products that entertained us long before the age of the smartphone, you’ll no doubt recall the View-Master. An iconic, binocular-like device, you would hold it up against your eyes and scroll through a set of enchanting frames, giving the impression of virtual reality. Times have changed dramatically in the last couple of years, though, with a number of companies dabbling in the field of head-mounted tech, and after carrying the flag for so long with Glass, Google will team up with Mattel while using its innovative Cardboard VR tech to re-create a modern-day View-Master.

Continue reading... »