Finally? - Facebook reportedly plans to announce its long-rumoured video chat device, the Facebook Portal, next week. The device is expected to function a lot like an Echo Show, but will place a specific emphasis on its facial recognition technology.
Voice revolution - Microwave. Subwoofer. Smart plug. In-car device. Those are just a handful of the new devices Amazon debuted on Thursday as the tech giant continues to push its voice platform, Alexa, into the home and compete with others building similar technology, including Google and Microsoft.
Broader perspective - Ian Bogost brings another perspective on the Amazon products and how they are signals in an ongoing trend. What is the bigger picture here? This is not your average Tech reporting or product review.