The New Screen Savers with Leo Laporte

Nov 5th 2016

The New Screen Savers 78

Google Home vs. Amazon Echo

CoderDojo for kids, Game of Geeks, Google Home faces off with Amazon Echo.
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Category: Help & How To

Leo Laporte and Alex Wilhelm compare the new Google Home to the Amazon Echo. Bryan Burnett has a round-up of gaming headsets. Jason Howell attended The VR Developers Conference in San Francisco and fills us in on what was there. Alex Wilhelm, Devindra Hardawar and Greg Ferro play another round of "Game of Geeks." Also, Leo and Alex answer your tech questions.

  • Candace Stump, the 'Champion' of a local club making coders out of kids - CoderDojo Petaluma, and 10-year-old Morgan are here to tell us all about coding and how you could start your own CoderDojo.
  • The Amazon Echo isn't the only always-listening device for your home anymore. This week Google began shipping out Google Home and we've got our hands on one. We'll let you know how it stacks up against Alexa and do a side-by-side comparison of Google Home and Amazon Echo asking fan questions from Twitter.
  • Alex Wilhelm, Devindra Hardawar, and Greg Ferro play the password version of 'Game of Geeks!' Greg Ferro has been the reigning champion. Can Alex and Devindra finally take Greg down a peg?

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