Tech Bytes: HomePod Reviews, Facebook Hoax

Updated: February 08, 2018 07:00 AM

In today's Tech Bytes, the first reviews for Apple's HomePod. The company's digital assistant is finally set to launch after months of delays. Tech experts who already tried it out say it's the best sounding smart speaker on the market, but say Siri's capabilities are lacking compared to Amazon's Alexa and Google's assistant.

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There's a new hoax circulating on Facebook: it claims the social network is limiting the number of status updates in your news feed to just 25 of your friends. Facebook says that's not true.

A "mega-drone" that can carry passengers has been created by a Chinese company. The company says it can cruise at 80 mph. Passengers don't drive the drone. They punch in a destination, and it flies you there automatically. It's unclear if it will ever be sold commercially.

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