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Here are some numbers and letters for you: 5G, G6, and OP-1

Here are some numbers and letters for you: 5G, G6, and OP-1


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Hello! We’re still testing out our new studios so we thought we’d see how many people we can fit into the show. This week we’ve got Nilay, Paul, and Ashley in the podcast room, with Dieter and Chris Plante coming in over Skype. Everyone had so much to say so we gave you a few bonus minutes to listen to. Included are: Chris’ Nintendo Switch review, Dieter’s scoop about chips in Chromebooks, some MWC previews, and much, much more!

04:26 - Nintendo Switch hands-on

23:24 - Solving the mystery behind the OP1 processor in the Chromebook Plus

41:44 - MWC preview: LG G6 / Scissor vodka anniversary

47:44 - Verizon is planning 5G tests in 11 cities this year

55:49 - FCC news updated

1:06:15 - Lightning round — Snapchat Spectacles are now available online

1:08:22 - Meitu’s new T8 phone

1:16:37 - Amazon says Alexa’s speech is protected by the First Amendment

1:21:27 - Ashley’s weekly segment “Good Boy

If you enjoyed this podcast and the random extra half an hour, we have more stuff you can listen to! We have Ctrl-Walt-Delete with Walt Mossberg and Nilay Patel, which dives deep into tech. We have Verge Extras, which experiments with audio and podcasting in new and interesting ways. You might also want to check out Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, and Too Embarrassed to Ask hosted by Lauren Goode! You can find them all in iTunesGoogle PlaySpotify, and anywhere you get your podcasts nowadays.