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On October 8th, 2018, Facebook announced their first ever hardware product, the Facebook Portal and Portal Plus, a $199 smart display powered by Amazon’s Alexa platform, meant to rival Amazon’s Echo Show and Google’s newly announced Home Hub. It also features a camera that has an AI that can analyze your video calls to steal personal data and sell more detailed and accurate advertisements to your interests. Sounds like a good deal, right?
Amazon’s Alexa is one of the most popular versions of Artificial intelligence. According to Fobes Magazine at the begining of the first 2017 quarter, Amazon Alexa owned 80% of the smart speaker market. You have to wonder, is Alexa spying on us? Is she listening to every word we say?
Is it worth it? The Apple Watch is part of today’s new tech lineup, and has been getting a lot of buzz. The series of smartwatches is designed, developed and marketed by Apple. Apple always has a way of drawing in their customers to buy their products, but is the Apple Watch worth it, and is it useful for practical purposes?