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Mark Zuckerberg Little League Baseball Card NFT
Photo credit: Metropolis | Comic Connect
To celebrate expanding digital collectible NFTs to 100 more countries on Instagram, Mark Zuckerberg announced today that he is minting his old autographed little league baseball card as a digital collectible. Believe it or not, this is a real card owned by Metropolis | Comic Connect that Mark Zuckerberg had personally made to give to his favorite camp counselor, Allie Tarantino, back in 1992.

Project Cambria Virtual Reality Headset Mark Zuckerberg Meta Video
Finally, we get to see the latest Project Cambria virtually reality headset prototype being demonstrated by Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg. For confidentiality reasons, the VR headset has been pixelized, but we do know that he was playing “The World Beyond”, a demo game that was built with the Presence Platform, a set of machine learning and AI capabilities that help developers build mixed reality experiences.

Meta Store Burlingame Tour
At 1550-square-feet, the physical Meta Store in Burlingame, California is located near the company’s Reality Labs headquarters. It’s set to open to the public on May 9th, and visitors will be able to get hands-on with the Meta Portal, Ray-Ban Stories, and a new immersive Meta Quest 2 demo. Put simply, you’ll be able to try and interact with just about everything on display.

Meta Band Facebook Smartwatch
Photo credit: Let’s Go Digital
Meta Platforms has filed numerous patents, but one of the most interesting is of a product called “Meta Band”. Featuring a standard square-style display, similar to the Apple Watch, housed in a rectangular case, which extends to the side, where a blue strap is attached. Rather than typical watch bands, it uses elastic cords to make wearing the smartwatch more comfortable when outdoors, the gym, or warm / humid environments. Read more for additional pictures and information.

Meta Fastest Most Powerful AI Supercomputer Research SuperCluster RSC
Meta’s all-new AI Research SuperCluster (RSC) is touted as one of the world’s fastest AI supercomputers. Even in its unfinished form, it’s currently performing tasks like translating text between languages and identifying potentially harmful content. Hardware wise, the supercomputer is comprised of 760 NVIDIA DGX A100 systems as its compute nodes, for a combined total of 6,080 GPUs — with each A100 GPU being more powerful than the V100 used in our previous system.

Facebook Mechanical Eyeball 100 Patent
H/t: Gizmodo
Could Facebook be planning to build a Westworld-like theme park in the near future? Maybe not, but a strange patent for a “Mechanical Eyeball 100” was recently uncovered and it’s basically a robotic eye designed to resemble its human counterpart, complete with two rotational axes that intersect at a center point. For those who have never seen the Westworld TV series, it revolves around a fictional, technologically advanced Wild-West-themed amusement park populated by android “hosts”.

Meta Facebook Watch Smartwatch Leak
Photo credit: Let’s Go Digital
A few months ago, rumors of Meta’s Facebook Watch surfaced, but now, a few patent filings may have leaked a few features that we could see in the company’s first smartwatch. Meta Platforms recently had patent approved by the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation) for a ‘detachable camera block for a wearable device,’ and in the sketches, we basically see a smartwatch with a detachable display, along with several cameras integrated directly into the panel. Read more for more pictures and information.

Meta Petbook Facebook for Pets
Photo credit: Let’s Go Digital
Could a social media network for pets be coming soon? Technically, there have been many over the years, but none have really yet caught on, that is unless Meta’s Petbook changes that. Meta filed for the ‘Petbook’ trademark on May 24, 2021 in Mexico at the Instituto Mexicano de la Propiedad Industrial (IMPI) and shortly after, with the European Union Intellectual Property Network (EUIPN). Read more to see the filing and for additional information.

Meta Reality Labs Haptic Glove VR
The metaverse is taking over the world, and in the near future, we may be able to feel things inside this virtual world, thanks to haptic gloves. That’s right, as you assemble a virtual puzzle, your fingers automatically stop moving as you feel a piece within your grasp. You’ll also feel the sharp corners and the smoothness of its surface as you hold it up for closer inspection, followed by a recognizable snap as it fits into place. Read more for a video and additional information.