During the Covid-19 crisis we are all looking for ways to stay connected – well how about using a smart assistant.

Here are 2 that I particularly like:

Facebook Portal

Now I have just received this device but only after just a couple of days I can say I really like it but I will post a full review in the coming weeks.

Well made , screen is superb , built in Amazon assistant as well

Easy to setup – for those comfortable with Facebook

Video calling – Portal’s Smart Camera automatically adjusts to stay with the action – it will follow you and shows a great quality picture and audio.

You can listen to music through Spotify

Displays your Facebook photos

Starts at $199

The Facebook Portal is available through this link : Facebook Portal

Google Nest Hub Max

  • Make video calls to friends and family
  • See your latest and greatest from Google Photos – automatically
  • Keep an eye on things at home with the built-in Nest Cam
  • Cost $349

Adelaide Techguy

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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