Back in January, we reported that recent job postings indicating that Google was likely developing its own virtual reality headset.

Now, just two weeks later, a new report claims to have confirmation that Google isn’t just working on a VR headset, but that the headset will debut sometime this year.

Citing a source « familiar with [Google’s] plans » the report from the Financial Times on Sunday asserts that (as we guessed last month) the headset will be a competitor to Samsung’s Gear VR. Along those lines, the device will need to be paired with a smartphone in order to operate.

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