Hands-on with Google and Mattel’s View-Master of the future

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Google and Mattel today announced a View-Master for a new generation that swaps out the classic toy’s slide film for an Android smartphone. Based on Google’s Cardboard VR viewer, the new View-Master is made of plastic and will sell for $29.99 when it hits shelves this fall. One “reel” of content is included with the device and Mattel says that additional reels will be available for $14.99 per four pack. That’s right, even though the new View-Master relies on a smartphone and Mattel’s app, the company is still pushing a physical reel for new content.

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