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Meta Connect Developer Conference to Be Held Virtually on October 11th

September 6, 2022 |

Meta today announced that its annual AR/VR developer conference, Meta Connect, is set to take place on October 11th, 2022. The newly renamed event, originally known as Oculus Connect, is now entering its ninth year since its inception.

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Meta to Reverse Facebook Account Requirement for Oculus Headsets

October 29, 2021 |

During Connect 2021, Meta (formerly Facebook) CEO Mark Zuckerberg made headlines when he announced that his company is changing its name to ‘Meta’ as part of a rebranding effort. But, another big piece of news revealed is that the company … Read More

Meta is Phasing Out the Oculus Brand

October 29, 2021 |

At Connect 2021, Facebook announced that it was changing its name to Meta. But it appears the company is taking its rebranding efforts a step further by phasing out the brand that arguably kicked off this entire VR revolution, Oculus, … Read More

Meta’s Presence Platform Brings New Mixed Reality Tools for Developers

October 29, 2021 |

At this year’s Connect 2021, Meta (formerly Facebook) shared its vision of the metaverse alongside several exciting announcements, including plans to expand support for the mixed reality capabilities of Quest with a suite of new tools that will enable developers … Read More

Facebook Rebrands its Name to ‘Meta’

October 28, 2021 |

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today during his company’s annual Connect conference that it’s changing its name to Meta. The rebrand is a significant shift for the company as it now focuses its attention and resources on building the metaverse.

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Facebook Announces AR Glasses Prototype Codenamed ‘Project Nazare’

October 28, 2021 |

At this year’s Facebook Connect 2021 developer conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg offered not only a glimpse of the upcoming Project Cambria headset, but he also revealed the codename of the company’s first fully-fledged pair of consumer augmented reality (AR) glasses, … Read More

‘Project Cambria’ is a New High-End VR/AR Headset Coming Next Year

October 28, 2021 |

During today’s Facebook Connect conference, the company announced a new “high-end” standalone headset codenamed ‘Project Cambria’ is in the works and is said to be launching sometime in 2022.

The headset, which was teased briefly during the opening keynote, comes … Read More

New Cloud Backup System for Quest Will Save App Data Automatically

October 28, 2021 |

During this year’s annual Connect 2021 developer conference, Facebook announced plans to replace the broken cloud storage system that plagued the Oculus Quest platform with an entirely new and improved Cloud Backup system.

For many Quest users, this is a … Read More

‘Horizon Workrooms’ Will Let You Customize Your Work Environment

October 28, 2021 |

At Facebook Connect 2021, the company announced several new features focused on business and remote work collaboration. Along with the new Horizon Home workplace environment, the company announced that Horizon Workrooms will let users customize their workspace to fit their … Read More

Oculus Store Adding 2D Progressive Web Apps like Slack, Instagram & More

October 28, 2021 |

At Facebook Connect 2021 today, the company announced that it is adding 2D apps from third-party developers to the Oculus store. These 2D apps will use a new framework based on the Progressive Web App (PWA) industry standard and give … Read More