Amazon's new Echo hitting this week? Comcast to offer mesh productsThe biggest stories in tech include Amazon's new Echo coming very soon, Comcast trying to cash in on the Wi-Fi mesh craze and how Instagram's update now makes it possible to upload photos from a desktop browser.
This is CNet and hear the stories that matter right now. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon will be officially announcing a new Amazon Echo as early as this week, confirming what many have been suspecting for months. The new Echo will sport a seven-inch screen to allow for video calling and likely to sell for more than $200. The new Echo will perform most of the same tasks of the just-debuted Echo Look, but remain the flagship device for the company. Comcast will release a new line of products aimed at customers who want a wi-fi mesh experience that evenly covers their home with broadband. Later in the year, the company will offer plugin pods that were designed with mesh experts [UNKNOWN]. Wifi Mesh has exploded in popularity with offerings from Google and Era. And finally Instagram users can now upload photos directly from a desktop web browser thanks to a Workaround. The service made some changes for mobile browsers, but by doing so, also opens up the potential for desktop access as well. You can find out how to do it yourself over at cnet.com. [MUSIC] And you can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the cnet tech today app in the Apple or Goggle Play store.