Engadget: Facebook may show off its hardware efforts in April

Engadget: Facebook may show off its hardware efforts in April. “When Facebook launched its hardware-focused Building 8, it raised all kinds of questions: just what was it making in there, and when would you see the first fruits of its labor? You might not have to wait long to get the details. Sources speaking to Business Insider claim to have a broad overview of not only what Building 8 is creating, but when you might get to see it.”

BetaNews: Google reveals Jamboard price and release date

BetaNews: Google reveals Jamboard price and release date. “If you’re looking for an alternative to Microsoft’s Surface Hub, Google has just the thing for you. Unveiled last October, Jamboard is a 55-inch whiteboard featuring a 4K touchscreen display, HD camera, speakers and integration with the search giant’s G Suite productivity apps. Google did not initially reveal how much it will cost or when it will be available, but the company now says that it will be priced just shy of $5,000 and will be released in just a couple of months.”

WaPo: Google may have missed a big chance to become a major smartphone maker

Washington Post: Google may have missed a big chance to become a major smartphone maker. “Since its October launch, Google’s Pixel phone has received rave reviews, and Google recently confirmed to the Android-focused publication Android Pit that it will release a new Pixel this year. Yet despite these successes, it seems the phone may be experiencing some trouble on the sales front and may have missed an opportunity to capitalize on competitors’ missteps.”

There’s a New Raspberry Pi Zero In Town

Hey! There’s a new Raspberry Pi in town. “Although major Raspberry Pi announcements are very few and far between, you know that when there is one, it’s worth paying attention. Take for example the Raspberry Pi Zero — the $5 (£4) board that apparently came out of nowhere in October 2015 and offered 40 percent more computing power than the original Pi. It’s been a year since the last major unveiling, when we met the Raspberry Pi 3, but the Foundation is back today with a brand new product that nestles neatly between its credit-card sized computer and its flagship board. It’s called the Raspberry Pi Zero W.”

MakeUseOf: DIY Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to 3D Printing

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about 3D printing – how it works, the vocabulary, the possibilities, etc – MakeUseOf has one heck of an overview. “You’ve probably heard of 3D printing. It was supposed to be the new ‘Industrial Revolution.’ People would be able to fabricate anything in their own homes! An upgrade for your car could be printed in a matter of minutes. It hasn’t taken over the world just yet, but I’m here to talk you through everything you need to know to get started.”

Terry White Explains His Livestreaming Studio Setup

Terry White has an extensive look at his setup for livestreaming from the desktop. “I setup a dedicated live streaming studio in my home. Being a photographer I’ve setup a few photography studios and no matter how you equip your studio you can always find more gear that you want and ways to improve it. I’ve been building out this live streaming studio since May 2016. I have everything I ‘need’ to do my streams, but I’m always looking out for ways to improve upon what I have.”

CNN: Please stop charging your phone in public ports

CNN: Please stop charging your phone in public ports. “I know the feeling: Your battery is low, but you have to keep tweeting. You see a USB port or an outlet in public, plug in your device and feel the sweet relief of your phone charging. That comfort could be shattered by an invisible attacker collecting information while your phone is plugged in to a hacked outlet.”