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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 is a tablet device with laptop tendencies

Although I haven't used the device myself, the consensus across the web seems to be that the Pixel Slate is a tablet device first and a full-fledged laptop replacement last—dead last, and that's if you're willing to drop more than a thousand dollars on one. I know, that an Intel Core i7 processor paired with…

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…