Welcome to another edition of your monthly event technology news roundup. We don't know about all of you, but we have been having a very busy and productive spring! We do take time to stop and smell the roses though.
With that in mind, let's get to the news!
The biggest event in the world of technology this week, for better or worse, was Facebook's F8 annual conference. During the event, Facebook officially announced the launch of Oculus Go. Oculus Go is the first truly stand alone VR system, and with a starting price point of $199 it's looking to take virtual reality fully mainstream. Recode has the story here.
Ok, so I suppose this doesn't technically count as a tech trend, but Biz Bash put together a pretty amazing slideshow of projection mapping from across the world. Sometimes even we like to take a step back and marvel!
We're pretty familiar with Microsoft's HoloLens, but it appears some big changes are coming for the second iteration of the augmented reality platform. Microsoft is reportedly replacing the HoloLens Intel chips with an unspecified ARM chip as it hopes to maintain its AR market lead over new competitors. Slashgear has more here.
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