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Meta pulls the plug on its Portal smart display business

This summer news broke that Facebook parent company Meta was planning to shift the focus of its smart display division to enterprise products rather than continuing to focus on consumer devices like the Meta Portal lineup. Now it looks like Meta is exiting the smart display business altogether. The company announced it was laying off […]

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Use Meta Portal smart displays as a second screen with Duet Display app

Rumor has it that Facebook’s parent company Meta has been rethinking its smart display strategy. While the company’s Portal line of displays were originally positioned as Alexa-enabled consumer devices for making Facebook Messenger video calls without a PC, the future of the lineup could be enterprise tools for video conferencing. But that doesn’t mean that Meta […]

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Daily Deals (6-14-2022)

Both Satechi and Aukey are offering 20% off PC and mobile accessories ahead of Father’s Day, which makes today as good a day as any to stock up on spare chargers, batteries, USB cables, or other gadgets like USB hubs or wireless earbuds. Or if you’re looking for a cheap device that you can use […]

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Facebook is rebranding as Meta, retiring the Oculus brand

Facebook launched as a social network in 2004, but in the years since then the company has expanded into other territory including virtual reality, smart displays, and… other social apps like Instagram and WhatsApp. So at a time when Facebook is coming under a lot of scrutiny, it’s probably not a surprise that CEO Mark Zuckerberg […]