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LG's latest gadget literally flips its lid

Don't want to waste time taking a headset off? LG's got you covered.

That's a VR headset right there. A promising one, too!

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Want a sip of water? With most VR headsets, you'll need a straw.

But LG's new prototype has a clever solution: the entire visor flips right up.

LG is perhaps the biggest, best-known company to totally screw up virtual reality on its first try -- take it from us, the LG 360 VR was terrible.

But it seems the company has learned its lesson, because this LG HMD Prototype (final name TBD) is pretty awesome. I got to try it at the 2017 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. With a little work, I think it could be the best VR headset yet.

Want to know more? Here's my full write-up, with all the nitty-gritty details you're looking for.