Google DayDream is more fashion than tech

Adi Robertson on The Verge:

It feels more like clothing than electronics.

That’s the perfect definition for Google DayDream, a product that is interesting in its own right as the evolution of Google Cardboard, but that doesn’t introduce much more in terms of technology.

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This is another example of a tech product that falls more in the fashion category than on the tech innovation one. Google wants to earn money with this, and I totally understand that DayDream certainly is well designed and its remote can improve the experience.

Anyway, c’mon: $79 for a Cardboard made with fabric? One that isn’t backwards compatible? Thanks but no, thanks.

Source: Daydream Nation – The Verge

Author: Javier Pastor

Javier Pastor is a technology journalist that has been writing about tech since 1999. He started writing for PC Actual in Spain, the leading printed magazine in the country, and in 2006 started to write online. First as the Chief Editor for The Inquirer ES, and after that for MuyComputer until 2013. That year he became senior editor at Xataka, the leading tech news website in Spanish with over 5M uniques/month (Aug'15, comScore). Xataka is part of Weblogs SL, a blog network that gets over 40M uniques/month and that has a wide catalog of publications in Spanish. The Unshut is his new venture and allows him to express his opinions and thoughts on everything touched by technology, and follows what he has been doing at Incognitosis, his personal blog, since 2005.