Tag: dieter bohn

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…

Pixel Slate: first look at Google’s Chrome OS tablet

Pixel Slate: first look at Google’s Chrome OS tablet

Google just announced the new Pixel Slate tablet. Running Chrome OS, it is designed to take on the iPad Pro and the Surface Pro. With a huge 12.3 inch screen, it’s a surprisingly well-balanced device. In this episode of Processor, Dieter Bohn visits Google to spend some time with the Pixel Slate tablet and talk…

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…

Chrome OS isn’t ready for tablets yet

Chrome OS isn’t ready for tablets yet

Chrome OS tablets are coming in fast to replace the Android tablets. But is Chrome OS any good on a tablet? In this episode of Processor, Dieter spends some time with Acer’s Chromebook Tab 10 education tablet to see how Google has evolved their OS. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on…

6 must-have Mac utilities

6 must-have Mac utilities

One of the perks of using a laptop or desktop, instead of a tablet, is that you can customize your workflow. Utilities make your computer less annoying and customized to you. In this episode of Processor, Dieter demos some of his favorite MacOS utilities. All the links to download the utilities are here: https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/20/17481054/mac-menubar-utilities-taylorism-is-bad Subscribe:…