Portal is a New Voice Enabled Hands-Free Video Calling Device from Facebook

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Have you ever dreamed of calling your friend and family without needing to hold your smartphone for hours on end? Then you might want to consider Facebook’s new Portal device

It was announced yesterday to much furor (both positive and negative) and is open to pre-orders right now. 

Billed as a hands-free video calling device if commercially successful it could help Facebook break into the hardware market.

Now you can experience the thrill of long-distance, hands-free conversations without the need to have force powers like Kylo Ren or Rey in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Facebook has long resisted entering into the smartphone market. Despite the fact that the platform has been providing a one-stop-shop for your contacts for years. 


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