Friday, November 27

Portal

Facebook, News, Portal, Smart Home, Zoom

Facebook brings Netflix and Zoom to its Portal devices

Facebook is rolling out updates to its Portal TV and Portal smart screen devices to bring Netflix and Zoom to the platform. If you had a Portal TV device, it's now available to watch Prime Video and Crave on the service, but now Netflix is ​​joining the party. Facebook is even adding a new remote to the TV Portal with dedicated Netflix buttons, like the new Google Chromecast remote. To be clear, it seems that Netflix is ​​only coming to Portal TV. That said, normal Portal smart displays are getting Zoom. The popular video chat service is even taking advantage of the smart displays' AI camera that follows you around the room. There are a few other small updates to Facebook's lagging smart display platform, but for the most part, it's getting a bit more fu...