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Apple MacBook Air 2018 review: premium economy

Apple MacBook Air 2018 review: premium economy

Apple has finally redesigned the MacBook Air with a retina display. Starting at $1199, it has a tapered design, it’s super thin, and pretty light. The new MacBook Air includes all the features you’d expect from a modern laptop – like Touch ID, louder speakers, and a big touchpad. But, it’s an Air so don’t…

The most important Android phone

The most important Android phone

We’re ten years into the Android era and Google’s OS has over two billion users worldwide. But, how did it get so big? In part two of Processor’s Android history series, Dieter Bohn looks at the Motorola Droid and how Verizon’s massive ad campaign contributed to Android’s early success. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on…

Intel’s future computers have two screens

Intel’s future computers have two screens

Intel doesn’t make computers, but that doesn’t mean the company doesn’t build prototypes of them. When Intel thinks of new ways their chips can be used, they build prototypes to prove it’s possible, then partner with device makers to turn it into a consumer product. A recent example is Lenovo’s new Yoga Book C930, which…

Palm Phone hands-on: an Android phone for your phone

Palm Phone hands-on: an Android phone for your phone

The Palm phone is basically a tiny phone…to go with your everyday phone. A San Francisco startup has bought the Palm name, but can they keep the ethos? This new Android phone they’re releasing exclusively to Verizon is meant to be your secondary device, a tiny little thing for the weekends. Our question – does…

The real reason Google made Android

The real reason Google made Android

So, why did Google make Android? In this week’s Processor episode, Dieter Bohn looks at the launch of Android ten years ago. The HTC G1, codename Dream, was the first commercially available phone that ran Android and it was released more than a year after the iPhone. But, here’s the thing, Android wasn’t meant to…

Apple’s iPhone XS keynote was about story, not specs

Apple’s iPhone XS keynote was about story, not specs

Processor is back! After a long week of Apple coverage, Dieter Bohn dives into the question: Why does Apple keep doing these big hype-y keynotes? Apple does more than just present the phone, read the specs, and let us come take pictures of it. It tells a story. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook:…

Microsoft Surface Go review: surprisingly good

Microsoft Surface Go review: surprisingly good

The Microsoft Surface Go is a 10-inch Hybrid Windows 10 computer. It’s basically a really small Surface Pro. To get it to size, Microsoft had to do a bunch of engineering but also make some compromises from what you might be used to on a bigger machine. We covered a lot of the basics in…

Microsoft Surface Go hands-on

Microsoft Surface Go hands-on

The Microsoft Surface Go is here. It has a similar design to the Surface Pro and features a 10-inch PixelSense display, integrated kickstand and runs on Windows 10. Our question – what is it designed to compete with? Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvX Read…