Welcome to The Verge: Weekender edition. Each week, we'll bring you important articles from the previous weeks' original reports, features and reviews on The Verge. Think of it as a collection of a few (very few!) of our favorite pieces from the week gone by, which you may have missed, or which you might want to read again.
After a week on the ground in Tampa at the RNC, Matt Stroud takes a load off and watches the DNC from the comfort of his own living room. Just how different are those two media experiences?