Friday Five@5

Imagine having your entire Windows desktop projected on a movie theater screen while sitting in the best seat in the house, and you'll have some idea of what Virtual Desktop offers. There's a definite "wow" factor! 

The Friday Five@5 is your weekly dose of the latest in digital news from around the world. 

 

Virtual Desktop for VR is a glimpse at a future without monitors

Engadget

Instead of a darkened theater, though, the display floats atop your choice of backgrounds. It brings to mind fantastical interfaces from science fiction. Read more

 

This new tool from MIT can debug a program in a minute

Digital Trends

If you've got a minute, you've got enough time to find bugs in your Ruby on Rails-based Web application. Read more

 

YouTube introduces live 360 video

The Verge

YouTube's newest feature: live-streaming, 360-degree video. "Now anyone, with just their phone, can have that front row experience without having to be there." Read more

 

Facebook might soon let you earn money from your posts

The Next Web

With the launch of Instant Articles for publishers to deliver content and ads more quickly on mobile, Facebook made it clear tabout monetizing content. Read more

 

21 tweets the Queen absolutely, definitely, 100% did not send

Mashable

Sadly, the Queen doesn't have her own Twitter account. Luckily, royally blunt parody account @Queen_UK has got her covered... Read more

 

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About the author

Laura Perrot

I'm a highly motivated and passionate student and I enjoy taking on new challenges. With an intensive international living experience, I am always interested in learning. I love photography, music, cinema, fashion and technology.