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Where do you want to go today? If it’s in Google Street View you can go there with Wander. The user interface isn’t terribly intuitive but having the world at your fingertips is worth figuring it out…and the $9.99 cost beats all that pricey airfare you’d need to spend to go in person.

With Wander you can see iconic landmarks from around the world, explore the streets of that city you’ve always wanted to visit, see what your childhood home looks like today, or show your friends the area you grew up in…or you can press a button to be taken to some random place in the world.

Wander also has created “Collections” of locations linked by a common theme such as their historical significance to a specific era or the type of attraction. Integration with Wikipedia enhances the learning opportunities. You also have the option to jump back in time and compare what things looked like a decade ago to what they look like now, if pictures are available from back then when Google Street View was just starting out.

While you’ll just see pictures and can’t interact with the world that you’re seeing, exploring through this app has really helped satisfy our serious travel bug when going isn’t an option.

Get Wander from the Oculus Store

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How to use HowToVR.com

Hello and welcome! We’re a small group of fiftysomethings that built this site to help folks like you get more enjoyment from your Quest headsets.

This section is just a little tutorial on how to get the most from your time here.

We  created HowToVR.com with the goal of making it easier to find what you’re looking for as well as providing you with some rare nuggets that you’re not likely find anywhere else!

To start off, we put the content into 6 categories

  • How to Get Started
    • Tips & Tricks for using your Quest 2
  • How to Get Together
    • Meeting friends & making new ones
  • How to Get Healthy
    • Exercise your body & your mind
  • How to Get Roaming
    • Visit exotic places while still in your house
  • How to Get Inspired
    • Fun education you didn’t know existed
  • How to Get Thrilled
    • Immersive movies, adventures abound in VR

You can reach each of these one of two ways

These buttons on the homepage

or with the How to dropdown menu from the top of the site.

Once you pick a category, you’ll get a page like the image below. The green arrows point to documents you can open by clicking on them, the red ones are sub-categories that will open up with more documents you can then open by clicking on them.

Once you’ve selected a document, it will open and look something like below. The green arrows are pointing to the categories you can choose from and the numbers in the blue dots tell you how many documents are in them. You can click on any you are interested in.

Please do be aware that we have only just started the site and it is a work in progress. We will be updating most of the content with more formatting and images soon.

We built this site for you, so please do reachout with any suggestions or requests. You can click the Contact Us link  and let us know your thoughts. Please do enjoy your time here. If you need to see these instructions again, you can click the big yellow button on the left of your screen. 


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