What do you get when you pay $6,000 for a phone? Most of us live in a world where smartphones cost somewhere between $200 and $800. There's a wide variety of phones in that range, from bargain ZTE and Motorola devices to top-end iPhones and Samsung Galaxy handsets. But there's a whole world beyond that, the exclusive and expensive realm of the luxury smartphone. The latest phone to join those rarified ranks is the 2017 Vertu Constellation.
I've sat through dozens of press events in just the last few years. Today, Microsoft walked onto that stage with swagger and passion and excitement that was totally justified and utterly invigorating.
Intel lost the war for mobile silicon before they even realized it had started. With their purchase of Mobileye they're fighting to not miss out on self-driving cars too. Odds are good your computer has an Intel processor inside. Intel dominated the early years of the personal computer boom and has dominated ever since, despite chief rival AMD's best efforts.