On Wednesday, Meta announced that the Portal Plus Gen 2 and Portal Go now support Duet Display, an app that can turn a display into a secondary monitor for Macs and PCs. Ars Technica reports: The Portal Plus is the same size as some of the best portable monitors, so it makes sense to repurpose it for that function. Because it’s built for video image quality, it has a decent resolution for a portable display — 2160×1440. Duet Display doesn’t require a display to be connected to a computer via a cable, so specific Portals are now portable wireless monitors, too.
At a time when webcams are integrated into many laptops, and USB webcams are easier to find again, many consumers don’t need a display dedicated primarily to web calls. But an extra monitor? That’s more widely appealing. With the addition of Duet Display, Portal owners have further reason to