Alternative products to Facebook Portal

9 alternative and related products to Facebook Portal

Facebook Portal
Smart, hands-free calling, with Alexa built in

Connecting through Portal feels like being together in the same room, even when you’re far apart. And Portal makes it easier to connect more regularly with the most important people in your life.

9 Alternatives to Facebook Portal

Google's Alexa competitor, an in-home voice assistant

Google Home is your home assistant, controlled by your voice. You can ask whatever is on your mind from playing some music, or just a curious question to some hands-free shopping. It will be glad to assist you and your needs. It comes in three different sizes and four colors to match your interior and pairs with your smart home.

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Kunal Bhatia
Kunal Bhatia- Co-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUp
@brianroemmele thinks Voice First gifts will be in the top 5 Mother's Day gifts: https://twitter.com/BrianRoemmel... You can see that Target ad for some other ideas.
Jack Dweck
Jack Dweck- Product Manager at Unroll.Me
I know you already have a Google Home, but I'm adding it here for others. :) Most smart home gadgets can now be controlled by voice using an Amazon Echo or Google Home. For example, to control your Philips Hue lightbulbs, you can say "Hey Google, turn on the lights". Although the Echo has more integrations than Google Home does, I find that Google Assistan… See more
Kevin Lou
Kevin Lou- Experience @ Italic
It also doesn't hurt that it looks great! The Google Home is as visible or invisible as you want it to be.
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The Verge
Apple Music is coming to Google Home, according to Google's own iOS app for managing its smart speakers. A MacRumors reader first noticed that the Google Home app now lists Apple Music as a service that can be integrated, although the ability is currently non-functional.
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Control your connected home in one view

Google Home Hub is a smart device with voice-controls for your home. View your calendar, listen to music, get cooking instructions, and much more.

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CNN
Google is releasing an updated version of its high-end Pixel phone packed with new camera tricks, a Chrome OS tablet and its first smart-screen device with Google Assistant.
Ars Technica
After launching Google Assistant Smart Display software earlier this year, Google now has first-party hardware to match: it just announced the Google Home Hub, for $149. The Home Hub is Google's answer to the Amazon Echo Show: it's basically a Google Home smart speaker with a display.
The Verge
Google has just announced the Home Hub at its fall hardware event, a new Google Assistant device that looks like it'll compete with products like Amazon's Echo Show and the newly announced Facebook Portal by adding a screen to its existing Google Home device lineup.
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Combining Sony quality with the power of Google Assistant 👏

The LF-S50G combines Sony's high quality sound—from a 360° speaker system—with help from your Google Assistant.

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TechHive
Panasonic, Anker, and Mobovi aren't the only companies at IFA showing smart speakers with Google Assistant built in. Sony announced this morning that it will ship a $200 smart speaker in mid October. The Sony SF-S50G Wireless Speaker, which looks surprisingly like Apple's upcoming HomePod smart speaker, features a single full-range driver that fires up into … See more
Tech Advisor
Sony surprised many by announcing a new smart speaker at IFA 2017. It comes powered by the Google Assistant and we've taken a look so here's our Sony LF-S50G review. Smart speakers are all the rage right now following the lead of the Amazon Echo.
7 Alternatives to Sony LF-S50G

Interactive video chat for families

Together is a video calling app specifically designed for children to interact with their long distance grandparents or traveling parents. The app offers playful and educational activities to help create an emotional bond despite the distance.

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A new smart display from Google

Nest Hub Max has all the things you love about Nest Hub (formerly Google Home Hub). It has a digital photo frame powered by Google Photos and the home view dashboard, which gives you full control of your connected device.

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TechCrunch
The Home Hub has been a hit for Google, eclipsed only by the Mini in its smart home hardware line. That's for good reason, of course. The device is the ideal size and priced well, making it a minimally invasive device for a living room or kitchen.
The Verge
The Google Nest Hub Max is a big Google Assistant smart display with a camera on top that you can use for video calls and home security monitoring. It's coming this summer, and it will retail for $229. Like the smaller $149 Google Home Hub, the Nest Hub Max has a matte display that adjusts its color temperature to match the room.
The Verge
Google has officially unveiled the previously leaked Nest Hub Max, a 10-inch smart display that's essentially the Google Home Max, Nest Camera, and the Google Home Hub combined into a singular device.
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