iPadOS public beta: top 6 features

From The Verge. Apple released the public beta for iPadOS. Anybody can go and install it right now. You have probably heard about the improved multitasking, but what about all the other features? Safari Desktop, swipe keyboard, new home screen, and a much better video editor are all reasons to think about upgrading — but…

Inside the traumatic life of a Facebook moderator

From The Verge. Former Facebook content moderators are speaking out about their working conditions in the United States for the first time ever. The Verge traveled to Tampa, FL, to visit Facebook’s worst-performing content moderation site and learn about what life is like for hundreds of moderators. They told us that the office is filthy,…

Giant delivery drones are coming, but at what cost?

From The Verge. Companies like Google, Amazon, and UPS are planning to fill the skies with autonomous cargo-carrying drones. These new cargo drones are a fast and eco-friendly alternative to traditional package delivery that could save you time and money. But, before this trend can take off customers have to be comfortable with giant drones…

Does the iPad make sense as a computer now?

From The Verge. At WWDC 2019, Apple introduced iPadOS, which has all-new ways to interact with this tablet computer. There are new window options, gestures, and a whole new interaction language. In this episode of Processor, Dieter Bohn nerds out on the idea that UI has a grammar and the iPad’s interface might not be…

Mac Pro hands-on: Apple’s $6,000 powerhouse

From The Verge. Apple unveiled the new Mac Pro today at WWDC. Starting at $5,999, the most powerful Mac is staging a comeback this fall. Although it’s a new design, the Mac Pro is also a throwback to Apple’s classic “cheese grater” look. The interior is structured for modularity and flexibility, addressing one of the…

Apple WWDC 2019 keynote in 13 minutes

From The Verge. At WWDC 2019, Apple announced updates headed towards the Apple family of devices, including the iPhone, iPad, Mac desktops and laptops, Apple TV, and Apple Watch. There’s also the announcement of iOS 13 and the new Mac Pro, a powerful computing device that hasn’t been refreshed since 2013. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2WFmL1v Subscribe:…

Why Apple needs iPad apps on the Mac

From The Verge. At this year’s WWDC, Apple is expected to bring iPad apps to the Mac by opening up Marzipan to developers. In this Processor episode, Dieter Bohn talks about why iOS apps on Mac are such a big deal. Marzipan could bring more variety to the Mac ecosystem and make iPad a fully…

Exclusive: Intel’s new concept for gaming laptops

From The Verge. Intel’s Honeycomb Glacier prototype is a vision of what the chipmaker thinks future gamers, streamers and content creators want in a dual-screen laptop built for multitasking. With an infinitely adjustable secondary screen, Tobii eye-tracking to quickly switch tasks, and an over-clockable layout, the company says it’s had an unusual amount of interest…

Pixel 3A vs. OnePlus 7 Pro: let’s talk cameras

From The Verge. The Pixel 3A or the OnePlus 7 Pro – which phone has a better camera? OnePlus has always given us a high spec experience without the flagship price, but the camera always fell short. Google’s Pixel phones started off expensive with amazing camera software, and are now trickling that technology down to…

The Huawei ban is MUCH bigger than you think

From The Verge. Huawei is getting blacklisted by the United States. The tech company was added to the Commerce Department’s Entities List, a de facto ban on US companies selling to Huawei. It’s part of an ugly trade war between the US and China, and it goes a lot deeper than what you’ve probably read.…

Osmo Action hands-on: GoPro should be worried

From The Verge. DJI’s Osmo Action is the company’s first action camera. It’s a direct competitor to GoPro’s Hero 7 Black, matching it on almost every spec while also offering a few unique features — like a front-facing selfie screen. It costs $349 and is available now. So GoPro’s reign as champ…might be coming to…

OnePlus 7 Pro review: amazing screen, solid camera

From The Verge. The OnePlus 7 Pro is a really large Android phone with one of the best displays. The selfie camera pops up from the top, the fingerprint sensor is way faster, and the camera is solid. Oxygen OS is really well thought out. Battery life and performance are all very impressive. That’s a…

How trade wars hurt gadget makers

From The Verge. On the season finale of In The Making, Ashley Carman talks to gadget makers and creators about how political policies around tariffs affect their businesses. They’re subject to the whims of politicians, just like everybody else, and the repercussions could impact us, the consumers. Why’d You Push That Button is back for…

Volvo’s new Android-powered Polestar 2 hands-on

From The Verge. Android Automotive, a native version of Google’s in-car software, has been years in the making. Now, it’s close to prime time on Volvo’s Polestar 2, an all-electric Tesla competitor coming next year. We went hands on with the newest version of Google’s software in a prototype Polestar 2, and it’s shaping up…