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How to make calls with the same number through Alexa and the Google Assistant

Thank you, dear reader, for reminding me that the Google Home devices make phone calls. I constantly forget that they can do that! And as a result, I don't have much experiencing with this myself, except for the hour of Googling I did to try and answer your question. I hope this helps anyone out…

Pixel Slate or the Microsoft Surface: Does one replace the other?

For those of you who don't mind sitting through a bit of video, we answered this question on The New Screen Savers last Saturday. Is the Pixel Slate a Microsoft Surface-type convertible? Not yet. Not without a little more software tweaking and added abilities, like a better file directory and the ability to emulate apps…

Does the Google Clips work as a home security camera?

Holiday shopping is in full swing, meaning lots of price slashes and deals. Some of you are wondering if the Google Clips is worth its recently marked-down $125 price tag. In my own experience, this is the best memento camera you'll ever get, and it makes a thoughtful gift for people with large families. However,…