CNET también está disponible en español. Don’t watch the 2018 Olympics on a boring TV — use VR to make it feel as if you are actually there.

Here’s how! With the XXII Winter Olympics nearly underway in PyeongChang, South Korea, live streaming your favorite events is the easiest way to keep up with the medal count and your favorite athletes.

This year, instead of sitting and staring at a flat TV wondering what it’s like to be at the Olympics, put on a virtual reality headset and watch the event in person. Well, kind of.

You don’t need a fancy virtual reality headset connected to an overpowered computer to take advantage of watching the Olympics in VR. I mean, that definitely works, but it’s a tad overkill.

NBC will make its VR streaming available to the following headsets: Some of the headsets listed above require an iOS or Android phone that acts as the power and the display of your VR experience. For Google Daydream, you’ll need to have one of the following phones, according to NBC: Google: Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL; Samsung: Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus, Galaxy Note 8; Motorola: Moto Z, Moto Z Force, Moto Z2 Force; ZTE: Axon 7; Huawei: Mate 9 Pro, Porsche Design Mate 9; LG: LG V30; Asus: ZenFone AR As for Gear VR, as long as you have a Galaxy S6 or newer, or a Galaxy Note 5 or newer, you’ll be fine. Read more from…

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