Google Cardboard; Experience Virtual Reality In a Simple and Inexpensive Way

By Google $17.99

Get it, fold it and look inside to enter the world of Cardboard. It's a VR experience starting with a simple viewer you can build or buy. Once you have it, you can explore a variety of Android apps that unfold all around you. Rick Broida of CNET has found some iOS apps as well.

In the two videos below, Unbox Therapy shows you how it works and the reaction of others who are trying it.

Matt Klassen of The Kim Komando Show shows how to build Cardboard on your own.

Re/code's Katherine Boehret has a review.

There is a link below to buy a pre configured one for $17.99 from Amazon. We link to just one of the manufacturers. There are many more at various prices.

Cardboard works with most modern Android phones. Phones need to be running Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or above. There is a link to compatible phones. Search on Google for updates. Cardboard also works with the 5s iPhone.