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Technology Facebook's Portal Mini falls to an all-time low at Target

14:50  04 may  2021
14:50  04 may  2021 Source:   engadget.com

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With the pandemic still not quite over yet, video chat is still a key way to work from home or visit family and friends remotely. Facebook's Portal is an easy way to do that, and you can now pick up the 8-inch Portal Mini for just $65 at Target as part of its Mother's Day sales. That's 50 percent off the list price, matching the best deal we've seen yet.

  Facebook's Portal Mini falls to an all-time low at Target

Buy Portal Mini at Target - $65

With an 8-inch display, Facebook's Portal Mini is above all a video chat device, working with Facebook's own Messenger and WhatsApp, as well as videoconferencing apps like Zoom, GoToMeeting and WebEx. The smart camera can automatically pan and zoom to keep everyone in frame if you're talking with family members. It also works with Amazon's Alexa as well as Facebook's own voice assistant, letting you stream music or display Instagram and Facebook Photos. The main drawback is concerns around Facebook privacy, though the company notes you can block the camera and microphone with a single switch.

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Target is selling Facebook's Portal Mini at an all-time low price © Facebook Target is selling Facebook's Portal Mini at an all-time low price

If you need more features or screen size, Amazon is offering other Portal devices with discounts ranging from 18 to 28 percent. The standard Portal ($129) offers a larger 10-inch display that might be better for bigger groups, and the Portal+ ($229) ups the ante with a 15.6-inch HD display. Finally, the Portal TV ($119) connects to the biggest screen in your house, the TV, letting you see everyone in the family or a large group of co-workers.

Buy Portal at Amazon - $129Buy Portal+ at Amazon - $229Buy Portal TV at Amazon - $119

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Coach Pittman Active in the Portal, Lands Commitment from Former Mizzou Player .
The transfer portal giveth, and it taketh away. Just two weeks removed from starting wide receiver Mike Woods, the Arkansas football staff has dipped their hands in and grabbed some depth at a position of dire need. After a season where there didn’t seem to be any extra hands left to put on the defensive side of the line of scrimmage, Defensive Coordinator Barry Odom put the defensive line high on his priority list and has added some quality depth. The latest addition has come in the form of Tre Williams. © Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports The Road Less Traveled Williams is listed as a 6’4”, 220lb. weakside defensive end out of Columbia, Missouri.

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