Meta Connect 2022

My virtual torso went to Meta Connect 2022

Moments before Meta’s big annual developer conference was set to begin, TechCrunch’s staff scrambled to see who had a charged Meta Quest headset, which it turned out was nobody. But becaus

Here’s what you missed at Meta Connect 2022

Last year at Meta Connect, the company then known as Facebook dropped a bombshell: It would now be known as Meta and focus on building the “metaverse.” After investing billions of dollars

Meta’s vision for the future of VR is a worse version of the past

Meta keeps saying VR is the future, but everything it shows us is an inferior rehash of the things we already have. Its event today was, between assurances that everything is great in the Metaverse, a

Meta wants you to drop $1,499 on a headset to… go to work

What happens when you’re working away from your office, so you don’t have your big desk and multiple large monitors with you? You could just use your laptop and make do. Or, you could buy

It’s painful how hellbent Mark Zuckerberg is on convincing us that VR is a thing

At Meta Connect 2022, the company’s annual developer conference for its VR efforts and Oculus hardware platform, the company announced a lot of stuff — but what it communicated more effectivel

Meta announces legs

Meta didn’t hold back with their announcements at Meta Connect this year. As Facebook has done every year or so, the company is shaking up their avatar products. This year as Meta focuses more h

Meta partners with Microsoft to bring Teams, Windows apps and games to Quest devices

Meta today announced a partnership with Microsoft to bring new content, including Windows apps and Teams tie-ins, to Meta’s metaverse hardware efforts. During Meta’s Connect conference thi

No one asked for this, but you can share Horizon Worlds videos to Instagram Reels

Huge news for, like, five people: You can take videos on Horizon Worlds and share them to Facebook and Instagram Reels, Meta’s TikTok clone. At today’s Meta Connect event, the company form

Meta’s next enterprise push is into the metaverse

Earlier this year, when we covered the news that Meta had signed on with fast food giant McDonald’s as a customer for Workplace, the B2B service that was originally conceived as a Facebook for e

Meta announces the $1,499 Quest Pro

At Meta Connect 2022, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the company’s latest virtual reality headset. But, after years of striving to bring down the cost of entry to the VR world, the newly announce

Among Us is coming to the Meta Quest 2 on November 10

Among Us may have had its heyday two full years ago, but Meta isn’t counting out 2020’s hottest multiplayer whodunnit. Today during its big VR developer event, Meta announced that the indi

Meta partners with NBCUniversal to bring you into ‘The Office’

We already know that Meta wants us to go to the office in virtual reality — but what about “The Office”? As part of a multiyear partnership with NBCUniversal, NBCUniversal’s st

Meta’s Quest Store hits $1.5 billion in total revenue to date

While outside research data suggests that the number of VR headsets being shipped over the past couple years has surged, the release of new VR titles hasn’t always kept pace. Today at its Connec

How to watch Meta Connect’s 2022 keynote (hint: Facebook)

Mark Zuckerberg will make his impassioned pleas that the metaverse is a real thing and a valid Next Big Business for Meta (neé The Facebook) on Tuesday. The annual Meta Connect developer conference k