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Facebook’s video calling Portal devices add WhatsApp login, new features and content

Facebook is making its line of Portal-branded smart video calling devices more relevant to consumers, including those who don’t even have a Facebook account. The company today says its Portal fa

Facebook’s new Portal increases privacy, but is still searching for a reason to exist

The timing of the original Portal’s launch was less than ideal. The company reportedly pushed things back as the Cambridge Analytica scandal hit full broil, only to be hit with another data breach d

Facebook says it’s shipping new Portal hardware in the fall

Facebook’s Portal devices may still have plenty of privacy questions lingering around them since launch, but that hasn’t swayed the company’s dedication to bringing more video chat h

Facebook’s Portal will now surveil your living room for half the price

No, you’re not misremembering the details from that young adult dystopian fiction you’re reading — Facebook really does sell a video chat camera adept at tracking the faces of you and yo

Portal automatically opens doors for wheelchair users, no button pressing required

Buttons or plates (like the one above) that automatically open doors can do a lot to make a building more accessible, but they aren’t always a perfect solution. For wheelchair users with limited

Portal offers an easy way to pay creators for their content

Portal founder Jonathan Swerdlin is just the latest media pundit to point to advertising as the root cause of the industry’s problems. But he’s not content to diagnose the illness — he t

Watch how Portal would work in the real world thanks to Microsoft HoloLens

Valve’s Portal series is one of the more beloved in PC gaming, thanks to its debut of unique puzzle mechanics to inject some fresh life in the tired first-person action genre. The game looks eve

Portal’s router searches for hidden wireless channels

Spare a thought this morning for the router. Ubiquitous, necessary, largely despised. Given how far we’ve come in the world of consumer electronics over the past several years, you’d think someone

Portal Lets You Use Your iPhone As A Wireless Thumbdrive

Portal, a recently launched Android app that lets you move large files between your computer and your smartphone via your Wi-Fi connection, has today made its way to iOS. The new version offers a bett

Nvidia Shield Gets Half-Life 2 And Portal As Valve Classics Get Their Android Moment

Nvidia’s Shield mobile gaming console has two powerful new titles under its belt today – Half-Life 2 and Portal, both from celebrated developer turned platform creator Valve, and both appearin

Portal Will Come To Android Via Nvidia And Shield

Portal, the now-classic first-person puzzle game from Valve, will finally get an Android port thanks to Nvidia, the company announced today (via Verge). It’s going to be a full port spearheaded

ThinkGeek’s USB Portal Sentry Turret Will Protect Your Desk, Cake

Chell is standing at the edge of an bottomless pit. She sighs deeply and stares longingly across the void to the immense energy shield. She hoped there is an exit over there. Exit is a funny term, she

The 16-Year Itch: Microsoft, NBC Call It Quits, NBC Gets Custody Of MSNBC.com

They came together with a common worldview and complementary personalities. Then, as they grew older and grew apart, they still tried to make it work -- for the sake of the child, at least. Now that t

This Homemade Portal Video Is Pretty Darn Amazing

If you've enjoyed the game Portal in the past, you understand the allure of being able to open wormholes in space. Filmmaker Jason Craft decided he wanted to recreate that experience with his goofy fr

The Ultimate Fanboy Mashup: Apple’s Siri Meets Portal’s GLaDOS

Oh, be still my beating heart. Boiling down two fanboy-filled worlds into an amalgamation of concentrated glory, a <s>guy</s> evil genius named Jeff Heimbuch has mashed up the demo video of Apple's

Warn Friends And Foes With These Nine Aperture Science Test Chamber Labels

For safety and insurance reasons, you’re required to warn participants about the dangers they may face. After all, it’s learning through science and not dying through science. That said, t

Mario Meets Portal

http://www.dorkly.com/moogaloop/noobtube.swf?clip_id=14583&use_node_id=true&fullscreen=1 See, everything is better with a Portal gun. Now let’s give the Contra commandos a Portal gun a

Video: An In-depth Look At Portal 2

Confession: I never played the original Portal. I don’t know why. I just didn’t, but this video preview from GameTrailers brought me up to speed. It’s 3 minutes of backstory and what

New Portal 2 Trailer Shows Off Turret Technology

The one thing I just don’t understand is why they’d fire the whole bullet. What does that even mean?

Latest Portal 2 Trailer Discusses Cooperation (Or Lack Thereof)

http://player.ooyala.com/player.swf?embedCode=trMWRjMjqH3UYnH2UMaGXgKiwaRIeDQn&version=2 Valve is punching the throttle on the Portal 2 launch with a set of self-made commercials that are, in ess
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