Get a Google Cardboard VR kit for $26.99 shipped

Both versions come with everything you need (except the phone) to experience Google-style VR: the cardboard housing (laser-cut to Google's specs), two 25mm glass lenses, magnets, Velcro, a rubber band, and even an NFC tag (which Google designates... According to Google, Cardboard works with "most modern Android phones," but only about half a dozen models (including the Galaxy S4 /S5, Nexus 4 /5, and Moto X) have been tested by Google and designated "fully compatible. I haven't tried Google Cardboard myself, but from what I understand, it's pretty cool. Unofficial Cardboard also notes that the maximum screen size for this kit is 5. 1 inches, though they're designing kits for larger phones/phablets. Just one question remains: Is your phone compatible. (FYI, the lenses alone are selling for about $15 on eBay. And the magnets and other items will likely run you at least $10 more.

Amazon goes nuts with the packaging as they ship us nine cardboard boxes ...

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  2. Too much clutter can make it hard to get work done, though, so we went on Amazon and ordered some cardboard boxes. Being the high rollers we are, we decided on some fancy ones with lids. They come three to a pack, and since we figured nine would get 
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