Facebook Releases Portal

Facebook Releases Portal

Earlier this year, we reported Facebook was working on a smarthome device. The first orders ship today. The device is called Portal and it is essentially a video chat station. There are two models, Portal and Portal+. The sell for $199 and $349 respectively. The question remains, will people buy it with all of Facebook’s recent privacy concerns?

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