Samsung's 'Gear VR' trademark sounds a lot like a virtual reality headset

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Mat Smith
June 18th, 2014
Samsung's 'Gear VR' trademark sounds a lot like a virtual reality headset

Heard some of those Samsung VR headset murmurs? Well, you probably heard them from us, but here's the latest updates: the company has just registered a trademark for "Gear VR". The Engadget editorial team had posited a few naming ideas for Samsung's VR wearable on a recent podcast, but it seems the company is keeping it simple. Gear would fold said device into its family of wearables, while VR stands for... well, we're not going to spell it out.

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