Vergecast: 5G phones, Juul, and Microsoft’s move to Chromium

This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Paul, and Dieter are joined by Verge science reporter Rachel Becker to discuss what’s going on in the world of Juul — why it’s so popular, how addictive it is, and where it’s being restricted.

Also, Qualcomm had a conference in Hawaii this week, so the crew goes through the announcements, including the Snapdragon 855 processor and its support for 5G networks.

There’s a whole lot in between that — like Microsoft abandoning its Chrome competitor strategy, the latest with SpaceX, and RCS Chat coming to one phone — so listen to the whole episode to get everything you need.

02:05 – Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 855 processor for 5G phones

18:36 – “This week in Elon Musk” with Liz Lopatto

24:49 – Juul…

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