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11:43 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge The Black Friday sales on the games we actually loved this year
Image: Remedy Entertainment Black Friday is the best time of the year for the gaming fans who’ve felt like they didn’t have the budget or the time to pick up every new hit title on r...
11:33 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge You can still find a good Black Friday deal on an Apple Watch
Apple Watch | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you’ve been waiting to upgrade your Apple Watch, or you’re a first-time buyer, Black Friday 2019 has been ripe with big d...
10:50 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge The LG G8 ThinQ might be the best Black Friday phone deal at just $400
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The LG G8 ThinQ isn’t the most amazing phone in the whole wide world, but it might just be the best bang for the buck this Black Friday. In ...
09:55 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge China makes it a criminal offense to publish deepfakes or fake news without disclosure
Image: TheGoncas2 / YouTube China has released a new government policy designed to prevent the spread of fake news and misleading videos created using artificial intelligence, otherwise ...
08:09 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge Here are the best gaming deals happening on Black Friday
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Black Friday is one the best times of the year to pick up popular games, consoles, and gaming accessories at huge discounts, and it can be ove...
07:59 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge These are the best early Black Friday deals you can get today
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Black Friday officially starts tomorrow, November 29th, but retailers like Best Buy, Target, Walmart, Amazon, and more are making today feel like the pa...
07:10 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge The best Black Friday 2019 deals on popular 4K TVs, phones, tablets, and more
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge As you’ve probably seen on The Verge, we’ve been rounding up all of the best Black Friday deals on laptops, truly wireless earbuds, gaming...
07:01 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday gaming deals happening at GameStop
Photo: Sony There have been more gaming deals this year for Black Friday than perhaps any other category of tech. If you’re a gamer, that’s obviously a good problem to have, and Game...
07:01 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge Cards Against Humanity writers are battling an AI to keep their jobs, and you can watch
Image: Cards Against Humanity The creators of Cards Against Humanity are back for their annual Black Friday stunt, and this one is delightfully dystopian. Starting at 11AM ET today and l...
06:34 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday deals on PC gaming components
Photo by Stefan Etienne / The Verge Console refreshes happen every few years, but for PC gamers, there’s always a tantalizing potential upgrade that could make your gaming machine just...
05:03 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge Here are the Black Friday deals that you need to know about from Walmart
Apple Watch | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Walmart’s Black Friday sale are happening in-store and online all over the country. Like other retailers, there are impressive...
04:54 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge These are the best Black Friday deals youll find at Target
Target’s Black Friday deals are underway, both in-store and online. Like every other store, you can find big price cuts on popular products, like Sony noise-canceling headphones, gaming ...
04:17 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge Hulus Black Friday deal offers $2 per month subscription for one year
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Hulu’s Black Friday deal is here, and offering a pretty low price for new subscribers, who can get their first year of service on the streaming site fo...
03:36 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge The Tesla Cybertruck is even better when its made of mashed potatoes
It’s rude to play with your food at the Thanksgiving dinner table, but exceptions can be made if you’re sculpting newly announced cyberpunk pickup trucks out of your tubers. On Thanksg...
03:36 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday gaming deals happening at GameStop
Photo: Sony There have been more gaming deals this year for Black Friday than perhaps any other category of tech. If you’re a gamer, that’s obviously a good problem to have, and Game...
03:23 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge Costcos best Black Friday deals include discounts on Dell XPS 13 and Apple Watch Series 5
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Costco’s Black Friday sale is underway, and while members will get the most of its discounts, some of them are even open for non-members. Costco was o...
03:03 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge These are the best Black Friday deals on Apples iPad, AirPods, MacBook, iPhone, and more
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Plenty of Apple products, including the new iPad, Apple Watch, MacBook Pro, and more are seeing big discounts for Black Friday. Apple itself isn’t off...
12:44 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge Bad RCS implementations are creating big vulnerabilities, security researchers claim
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Security researchers at SRLabs have found a number of vulnerabilities with the way carriers around the world are implementing RCS, the new messagi...
12:00 pm - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge The best Black Friday 2019 deals on popular 4K TVs, phones, tablets, and more
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge As you’ve probably seen on The Verge, we’ve been rounding up all of the best Black Friday deals on laptops, truly wireless earbuds, gaming...
11:00 am - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge 1Password is offering an exclusive 50 percent off deal for readers of The Verge
If you’re always forgetting your passwords, or losing the piece of paper you’ve written them on, it may be time to switch to a password manager. A password manager is a great way to ke...
10:22 am - Fri, November 29, 2019
The Verge Todays the deadline for registering your drone in the UK
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge From tomorrow, November 30th, it will be illegal to fly a drone weighing over 250g in the UK without being registered, reports BBC News. That makes toda...
10:55 pm - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday deals from Best Buy
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge One of the biggest surprises found in Best Buy’s Black Friday ad wasn’t that it has some great deals in store for the big shopping holiday...
09:26 pm - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge Original Star Wars trilogy is center of next prestigious Sothebys auction
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will mark the final chapter in the Skywalker trilogy, and prestigious British auction house Sotheby’s is marking the occasion with a new event. “Star ...
04:58 pm - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge GOG.coms Black Friday sale includes deals on The Witcher 3, No Mans Sky, and more
The Epic Games Store isn’t the only digital PC shop with great deals for Black Friday. GOG.com, best-known for its robust collection of classic games and lack of DRM, is offering discoun...
04:57 pm - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge Even Half-Life: Alyx wasnt enough to convince Xbox boss of console VR
Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images What’s it going to take to convince Xbox boss Phil Spencer to make a VR-compatible Xbox? Earlier this week, Spencer said in an interview with S...
04:06 pm - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge The Roku Ultra is $50 cheaper for Black Friday
The newest, fastest iteration of the Roku Ultra is now half price for Black Friday. You can snag the streaming box, which supports 4K and comes bundled with JBL headphones, for $48 on Amaz...
03:54 pm - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday deals happening at Amazon
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon has shared a long list of its devices that are cheaper for Black Friday. If you’ve been looking for a deal on a tablet, Kindle e-reader, smart s...
03:40 pm - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge Facebook and Instagram experience big Thanksgiving outages
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you were trying to share Thanksgiving photos today you may have noticed that both Facebook and Instagram have been suffering intermittent o...
03:40 pm - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge Facebook and Instagram back up after big Thanksgiving outages
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you were trying to share Thanksgiving photos on Thursday, you may have noticed that both Facebook and Instagram began suffering intermitten...
03:25 pm - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge These are the best Black Friday deals youll find at Target
Target, like every other store, is jumping into the Black Friday shopping craze. Its doorbuster sale kicks off Thursday, November 28th, at 5PM local time. Stores will close at 1AM on Frida...
03:00 pm - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge How Keith Rankin balances illustration with owning an indie record label
Dayton-raised artist Keith Rankin has an eye for the surreal and an ear for the avant garde. He puts these to good use not only in his professional illustration practice, but also as the c...
02:00 pm - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge These are the best early Black Friday deals you can get today
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Black Friday officially starts tomorrow, November 29th, but retailers like Best Buy, Target, Walmart, Amazon, and more are making today feel like the pa...
12:48 pm - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge These are the best Black Friday phone deals
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Black Friday is upon us. Many of the best deals we’ve seen all year are happening right now, whether you’re in the market for a new phone ...
11:39 am - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge This iPhone app will make you nostalgic for the iPod click wheel
An iOS developer is building an iPhone app that will turn the smartphone into an iPod Classic with its nostalgic click wheel. Elvin Hu, a design student at Cooper Union college in New York...
11:00 am - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge Four reasons social networks gave us to be thankful this year
It’s Thanksgiving here in the United States, and you know what that means: coasting into the holiday weekend on a corny hack premise that we ought to be able to wrap up by lunchtime. (Th...
10:38 am - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge TikTok unblocks US teen who slammed China for Uighur treatment
Image: @x_feroza TikTok has reversed a ban and apologized to an American teenager whose account was locked after she posted a video criticizing the Chinese government over its treatment ...
08:34 am - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge Jony Ive has left Apple
Photo by Stephen Lam/ Getty Images Famed designer Jony Ive has disappeared from Apple’s Leadership page, signaling an end to his time in Cupertino. Ive joined Apple in 1992 and led the...
12:16 am - Thu, November 28, 2019
The Verge Samsungs PlayGalaxy Link is another way to beam PC games to your Galaxy phone
If you’re not quite ready to sign up for a full-fledged cloud gaming service like Google Stadia — and who could blame you? — there are plenty of ways to dip your toe in the streaming...
10:54 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Orba is an all-in-one instrument and MIDI controller that fits in the palm of your hand
Image: Artiphon Nashville-based tech company Artiphon has a new music-making gadget up for backing on Kickstarter called Orba. The Orba is a small, handheld device that’s a synth, loop...
10:11 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Justice Department updates drone policy to require cybersecurity evaluation
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge On Wednesday, the Justice Department announced an updated drone policy, intended to take the place of a 2015 policy guidance. The new policy maintains a...
08:07 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Twitter halts plan to remove inactive accounts until it can memorialize dead users
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has followed up with more details surrounding its plan to remove inactive accounts over the coming months. First, the company says the pro...
08:04 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge DOJ mostly gives up on stopping mobile carriers from ruining eSIM
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge The Department of Justice has decided not to do anything about wireless carriers’ attempts to turn eSIMs into a way to keep customers locked to their ne...
07:31 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge The best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on Pixel 4, Nest Wifi, and other Google products
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Black Friday deals on Google products are happening all over the web, including at Google’s online storefront. Regardless of where you shop,...
06:59 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Apple alters Maps and Weather to show Crimea as a Russian territory
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When used within Russia, Apple’s Maps and Weather apps now list Crimea as being a Russian territory. The move, reported by BBC News, is the late...
05:55 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Google Photos finally lets you manually tag people in pictures
Google is finally adding the ability to manually tag someone in Google Photos, as reported by Android Police. Google Photos has always been able to automatically recognize faces and sort t...
04:13 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Wyzes AI-powered person detection feature will temporarily disappear next year
Image: Wyze Wyze’s security cameras will temporarily lose their person detection feature in January 2020 after the AI startup it partnered with on the feature abruptly terminated their...
03:57 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker script wound up on eBay after John Boyega partied and forgot about it
There are few secrets in Hollywood as sacred as anything involving new Star Wars movies, which is why when an authentic Rise of Skywalker script ended up on eBay, people at Lucasfilm panic...
03:09 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Driving the Taycan, Porsches first electric car
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge All the speed you’d expect from a Porsche, with zero emissions Continue reading… ...
02:13 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge YouTube, please give me back my old homepage
YouTube rolled out a new layout for its homepage a couple of weeks ago, and I’m not exaggerating when I say it’s made using YouTube feel like an utter chore. Complaining about YouTube...
02:00 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge The best streaming shows and movies to binge-watch this Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is almost here, and nothing goes quite as well with a weekend off from work and eating huge amounts of food like hours spent digesting on the couch, binge-watching movies and ...
02:00 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Knives Out is a great mystery that fumbles its big finish
Photo by Claire Folger Warning: spoilers ahead for major plot points of Knives Out A wealthy publishing magnate has been found dead in his study. It looks like a suicide, but you and I k...
01:47 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Black Friday countdown deals: 50 percent off popular games, Ring Video Doorbell bundles, and more
Black Friday is almost here, kicking off this Friday, November 29th. In the days leading up to the big shopping weekend, we’ve been highlighting a few of the best deals we’d seen so fa...
01:42 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Former Go champion beaten by DeepMind retires after declaring AI invincible
Lee Se-dol is seen in 2016 during his matches with the AI program AlphaGo. | Photo: Google / Getty Images The South Korean Go champion Lee Se-dol has retired from professional play, tel...
01:00 pm - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge These are the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals under $40
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great for saving a lot of money on big-ticket purchases like 4K TVs, gaming consoles, laptops, phones, smart...
11:11 am - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge This resilient Raspberry Pi cyberdeck is made for the end of the world
The Raspberry Pi Recovery Kit | Image Credit: Jay Doscher Sometimes, certain gadgets speak to you on an intuitive level. They bypass that bit of your brain that demands functionality or ...
11:00 am - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge How Mark Zuckerberg failed his 2019 personal challenge
Image: The Verge As 2019 dawned and Mark Zuckerberg announced this year’s personal challenge, I suggested it might be time to retire the concept altogether. Zuckerberg’s “challenge...
10:18 am - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Amazons Black Friday deals on Ring doorbells, Fire TV Cube, and more, are live
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon has shared a long list of its devices that are cheaper for Black Friday. If you’ve been looking for a deal on a tablet, Kindle e-reader, smart s...
09:36 am - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge This might be your best chance to preserve tweets from deceased loved ones
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A new initiative has been launched to preserve tweets from deceased loved ones after the social network announced it will begin removing inactive ...
05:01 am - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Acers Predator Triton 700 gaming laptop for $999 is a steal
Acer is swooping in right before Black Friday with one of the best PC gaming laptop deals we’ve seen so far: its 2017 Predator Triton 700 is $2,000 off for a final price of $999.99. It...
01:06 am - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Star Wars Instant Pots invite you to cook out of Chewbaccas chest
Image: Williams Sonoma Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is coming out in less than a month, and the tsunami of Star Wars-themed merchandise is finally starting to hit. The latest Star Wa...
01:01 am - Wed, November 27, 2019
The Verge Controversial YouTuber banned from Patreon after alleged doxxing
On Tuesday, Patreon banned the controversial YouTuber Onision, after he allegedly doxxed a woman who says he harassed her and manipulated her into a sexual relationship. Onision, who is ...
11:54 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Alexas voice can now express disappointment and excitement
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge You might hear a little more emotion from Alexa’s vaguely-robotic voice some time soon, as Amazon announced today that developers can now have Alexa re...
11:06 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Rev bans kids from working as transcribers following reports of disturbing recordings
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Transcription company Rev updated its Terms of Service agreement today following reports of workers unhappy with low pay and exposure to graphic f...
09:55 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Facebook is buying Beat Sabers development studio
Facebook is acquiring Beat Games, the developer of popular (and excellent) virtual reality rhythm game Beat Saber. TechCrunch reported that Beat Games will keep operating independently, bu...
09:52 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Google adds free Tomb Raider and Farming Simulator 19 to Stadia Pro subscription
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google today announced that its Stadia Pro premium subscription tier is getting two more free games starting in December. The titles are Tomb ...
08:57 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge X-rays reveal how the shutter button works on the iPhone Smart Battery Case
Image: iFixit via Creative Electron Last week, Apple surprise-launched its lineup of Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max, and the cases have an intriguing new a...
08:30 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Twitter will remove inactive accounts and free up usernames in December
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is sending out emails to owners of inactive accounts with a warning: sign in by December 11th, or your account will be history and its use...
08:14 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Pour one out for the Steam Controller, now on closeout sale for just $5
Image: Sean Hollister / The Verge The Steam Autumn Sale has begun, allowing you to nab a copy of Resident Evil 2 for a mere $20 among other savings, but there’s one deal that stands ou...
08:14 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Pour one out for the Steam Controller, now on closeout sale for just $5 plus shipping
Image: Sean Hollister / The Verge The Steam Autumn Sale has begun, allowing you to nab a copy of Resident Evil 2 for a mere $20 among other savings, but there’s one deal that stands ou...
08:02 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Facebooks only fact-checking service in the Netherlands just quit
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Facebook is now operating without a third-party fact-checking service in the Netherlands. The company’s only partner, Dutch newspaper NU.nl, ju...
07:04 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge The Google graveyard: all the products Google has shut down
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge There’s a lot of them Continue reading… ...
06:39 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge An ode to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Orders lightsaber
There are many reasons why Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is good: challenging combat, interesting platforming and exploration, the extremely Star Wars-y sheen over the entire production, or...
06:11 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge These are the best Black Friday deals on Apples iPad, AirPods, MacBook, iPhone, and more
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for Apple products aren’t usually found at the company’s stores but at several other retailers. Apple i...
05:05 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Microsoft has turned Outlook into a Progressive Web App
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is turning its Outlook.com and Outlook for the Web mail services into Progressive Web Apps (PWA). This allows any Outlook user to install the we...
05:01 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Someone is putting VR headsets on cows, and we want to know why
Enter the Mootrix. | Credit: Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Moscow Region Let’s just be up front here: yes, these pictures seem to show a cow wearing a virtual reality headse...
05:00 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Amazons Echo Show 8 hits the sweet spot for smart displays
The Echo Show 8 is a less expensive and smaller Alexa smart display, but it doesn’t lose anything for it Continue reading… ...
04:50 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge NASAs giant Super Guppy plane delivers the agencys spacecraft to Ohio
Transporting a large space capsule around Earth can be a daunting process, but NASA has its own various equipment for such jobs — one of which is a very big plane with a very big belly. ...
03:39 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Black Friday countdown deals: the Apple Watch Series 5, Dell G3 gaming laptop, and more
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verg In a lot of ways, Black Friday is already happening — even if the shopping holiday won’t officially kick off until this Friday, November 29th. Yester...
02:59 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Disney updated to add missing continue watching section
Disney+ has been updated to add a missing “continue watching” section, making it easier to resume content that viewers started watching at an earlier point. It’s a small update — D...
02:05 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Sony adds volume controls to its noise-canceling WF-1000XM3 earbuds
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Sony has released a firmware update for its excellent noise-canceling WF-1000XM3 earbuds that allows you to control volume directly instead of adjusting ...
02:00 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Pi-rate radio: how to make your own FM station for less than $35
Want to build your own radio station? All you need is a Raspberry Pi and a piece of wire Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Whos afraid of the PIRATE Act?
Joan Martinez poses for a portrait at Montez Press Radio where she is about to record "20 Years, 20 Thoughts: A Letter From Joanie to Joanne." Canal Street, New York City. | Photo by Ameli...
01:00 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge TikToks teen stars want money and marketers are starting to catch on
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This year, TikTok became one of the biggest social media platforms in the world. The shortform app finally reached over a billion active users wor...
12:31 pm - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Gigabytes new $1500 external GPU is powered by a water-cooled RTX 2080 Ti
Image: Gigabyte Gigabyte’s latest eGPU is the Aorus RTX 2080 Ti, a $1500 external graphics box containing one of Nvidia’s most powerful consumer graphics cards. Rather than relying o...
11:00 am - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Sacha Baron Cohen is the latest powerful voice to misunderstand Section 230
Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic Welcome back to our discussion about platforms and democracy! I had a great time meeting Interface readers last week at the Techonomy conference i...
10:54 am - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Elon Musk promises Cybertruck vs. Ford F-150 rematch after controversy
All’s fair in love and tug-of-war? A few days after Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s new Cybertruck, he posted a video of the truck taking part in a tug of war with a Ford F-150, which sh...
10:34 am - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Amazon dodged workplace safety regulators for years, investigation shows
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A new investigation has claimed that Amazon attempted to dodge workplace safety regulators for years up until 2015. The investigation, which lead ...
09:51 am - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Honor announces $550 V30 Pro with 5G Kirin 990
Honor V30 Pro | Honor Honor has announced the V30 and V30 Pro, the latest in its range of generally impressive upper-mid-range phones. The Honor V range is usually released globally as t...
08:00 am - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge How to use your AirPods with an in-flight entertainment system
You’re going to need a special dongle Continue reading… ...
02:42 am - Tue, November 26, 2019
The Verge Google is accused of union busting after firing four employees
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On November 22nd, roughly 200 Google employees and supporters rallied to protest the suspension of two colleagues, Rebecca Rivers and Laurence Ber...
11:51 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Watch Google Assistants new Ambient Mode in action for the first time
Image: Google Google posted a new video today showing its upcoming Ambient Mode feature for Google Assistant in action on an Android device. The company first announced Ambient Mode at I...
11:33 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Fiat Chrysler is shopping for EV tech from damaged startups like Faraday Future
Photo credit should read MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP via Getty Images In October, Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley told investors that he’s open to making cars powered by other companies’ elec...
10:28 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Allbirds tells Amazon it forgot to steal the most important part of its shoe
Photo: Allbirds Allbirds co-CEO Joey Zwillinger has waded further into the ongoing debate over Amazon’s propensity for cloning popular products, penning a short Medium post slamming th...
10:25 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge How to get your money back after a bad purchase
According to the Consumer Federation of America, of the top ten consumer complaints in 2018, the third most frequent was concerned with retail sales: “False advertising and other decepti...
10:13 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge The Monopoly Longest Game Ever edition proves that Hasbro is just trolling now
Image: Hasbro If you’re looking for a familiar game to play this Thanksgiving that could also eat up the weekend and destroy your entire family, Hasbro’s got you covered with a brand...
09:49 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Musicians plan to remove their music from Amazon to protest its ties with ICE
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A group of musicians and activists is calling for artists to pull their music from Amazon’s music streaming service until it ends its ties with ...
08:27 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Facebook launches new market research app after shutting down its controversial VPN service
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has a new market research app launching today called Viewpoints, just a few months after the company introduced an Android data collectio...
07:48 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Netflix reopens iconic New York theater to showcase its most prestigious films
Netflix has signed a lease to keep New York City’s iconic Paris Theater open, and will use the space to play some of its most prestigious films, the company announced today. The Netflix ...
07:20 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Pirate Radio: a special series from The Verge
Features and podcasts that explore the complicated narrative of what illegal transmissions can do and who they reach Continue reading… ...
07:02 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Apples holiday commercial is a live-action version of the saddest scene in Up
Apple’s annual holiday advertisements are designed to make people tear up, and this year’s is no different. The only noticeable change between this new commercial and those from years ...
06:52 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Ryan Reynolds (yes, that one) now owns a cellphone carrier
Mint Mobile, a wireless carrier known for its cheap cellphone plans, announced today that it has a new owner: Ryan Reynolds. That’s right. The voice of Deadpool is now part-owner of a ce...
06:25 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Facebook and Twitter data was exposed to developers through app store bug
On Monday, Facebook and Twitter announced that the data of “hundreds of users” may have been improperly accessed after their accounts were used for logging into Google Play Store apps ...
06:02 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge WeChat keeps banning Chinese Americans for talking about Hong Kong
Protesters gather outside Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 25 | Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images Pro-democracy candidates won a landslide victory in Hong Kong yesterday, b...
06:01 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Amazons New York City warehouse is reportedly a dangerous place to work
Photo by Philippe Lopez/AFP via Getty Images One of Amazon’s largest urban fulfillment centers opened last fall in the New York City borough of Staten Island, but the more than 3,000 w...
05:48 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge A Mickey Mouse-themed Echo Wall Clock might be on the way
Last year, Amazon launched the Echo Wall Clock, a physical clock that can also display timers from your Echo device via a ring of LEDs around the clock’s face. Now, a new model of the de...
05:00 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Tumblrs introducing community hubs feature to make following interests way easier
Tumblr is rolling out a new community hub feature called tag pages to keep people engaged with what they’re following. The new product feature comes not too long after Tumblr announced i...
04:59 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Huawei has collaborated with Devialet on its new China-exclusive smart speaker
Image: Huawei Huawei’s latest smart speaker, the Sound X, is being made in partnership with Devialet, a high-end audio company known for its premium Phantom speakers. Engadget reports ...
04:20 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Texas drops lawsuit to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Monday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that his office would drop its lawsuit opposing the multibillion-dollar merger between tele...
03:35 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge AMD confirms 64-core Threadripper 3990X for 2020
Pictured: AMD Ryzen Threadripper, 2nd-gen | Image: AMD Next year will see the release of AMD’s first Threadripper CPU with 64 computing cores and 128 threads, double that of the 32 cor...
03:00 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Instagram explains how it uses AI to choose content for your Explore tab
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram has shared new details on how its app uses machine learning to surface content for users, stressing that, when making recommendations, i...
02:30 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Rev transcribers hate the low pay, butthe disturbing recordings are even worse
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Violent police recordings, descriptions of child abuse, and graphic medical videos have appeared without warning, transcribers say Cont...
02:04 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge The Last Stand
As insect invaders approach, researchers use a combination of indigenous knowledge and Western forestry science to save a valuable tradition Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Why electric scooters are illegal in New York and London
Spend any time in New York or London, and you’ll inevitably come across dozens of people whizzing along each city’s streets on electric scooters. Yet, despite their popularity, e-scoot...
01:47 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Black Friday countdown deals: LG B9 OLED TVs, Google Pixel 4, Surface Pro 7, and more
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Black Friday is technically Friday, November 29th, but the many great deals available right now indicates that the shopping holiday has alread...
01:07 pm - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge The Verge Guide to Black Friday
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’re like us, Black Friday is the time of year that you wish never came to an end. Not because of the packed parking lots or the lack of sl...
11:46 am - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Facebook is building an Instagram-style Close Friends feature
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is developing a new feature for Messenger which would allow you to share content to a limited circle of close friends. The feature, curre...
11:14 am - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Tim Berners-Lee launches Google and Facebook-backed plan to fix the web
Photo by Oliver Berg/picture alliance via Getty Images Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, has officially launched the Contract for the Web, a set of principles designed...
11:00 am - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Elon Musk explains why Teslas Cybertruck windows smashed during presentation
Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images The unveiling of Tesla’s Cybertruck last week was full of surprises, but none more shocking than the moment when lead designer Franz von...
10:39 am - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Uber loses its London license as regulator cites a pattern of failures
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge London’s transport regulator, Transport for London (TfL), has refused to grant Uber a new license in the city. TfL had been extending Uber’s license t...
08:00 am - Mon, November 25, 2019
The Verge Peak Design refreshes its line of camera bags, introduces two new models
Peak Design Everyday Zip backpack | Image: Peak Design Peak Design has announced an overhaul of its entire camera-focused bag lineup, called the Everyday Line V2. The new bags are simila...
04:00 pm - Sun, November 24, 2019
The Verge These are the best Black Friday deals on Apple iPad, AirPods, MacBook, iPhone, and more
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for Apple products aren’t usually found at the company’s own stores, but at several other retailers. Be...
04:00 pm - Sun, November 24, 2019
The Verge No Players Online is like playing original Quake alone on a haunted server
Adam Pype & Viktor Kraus It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play we suggest...
03:00 pm - Sun, November 24, 2019
The Verge These are the best TV deals currently offered ahead of Black Friday
For Black Friday and Cyber Monday, retailers are slashing hundreds of dollars off of 4K HDR TVs at any screen size you might be looking for. Whether you’re on the hunt for a stunning LG ...
02:00 pm - Sun, November 24, 2019
The Verge These are the best deals on noise-canceling headphones on Black Friday
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Noise-canceling headphones are some of the best gadgets around, and today’s models are truly incredible: wireless, comfortable, and capable of turnin...
01:00 pm - Sun, November 24, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday deals so far on truly wireless earbuds
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge With options like the Powerbeats Pro, Jaybird Vistas, Sony 1000XM3s, and the AirPods Pro, true wireless earbuds really came into their own in 2019. This ...
12:55 pm - Sun, November 24, 2019
The Verge Tesla has already received 146,000 pre-orders for its divisive Cybertruck
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Two days after its big (and slightly botched) unveiling, the Cybertruck is already racking up a lot of interest. Tesla has received 146,000 preorders f...
12:55 pm - Sun, November 24, 2019
The Verge Tesla already has over 200,000 preorders for its divisive Cybertruck
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Two days after its big (and slightly botched) unveiling, the Cybertruck is already racking up a lot of interest. Tesla had received 146,000 preorders f...
12:47 pm - Sun, November 24, 2019
The Verge Amazons Black Friday deals on Ring doorbells, Fire TV Cube, and more, are live
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon has shared a long list of its devices that are cheaper for Black Friday. If you’ve been looking for a deal on a tablet, Kindle e-reader, smart s...
12:35 pm - Sun, November 24, 2019
The Verge Here are the best gaming deals happening on Black Friday
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge It’s tough to keep track of all the gaming deals that will kick off on Black Friday. That’s sort of a good problem to have; it means that ...
12:35 pm - Sun, November 24, 2019
The Verge These are the best Black Friday phone deals
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Black Friday is almost here. The big shopping weekend actually starts on Thursday, November 28th, which is Thanksgiving in the US. If you’re...
12:34 pm - Sun, November 24, 2019
The Verge The best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals on Pixel 4, Nest Wifi, and other Google products
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Some of Google’s Black Friday deals start on Sunday, November 24th, just a few days before Black Friday. Deals on Google products will be ha...
04:00 pm - Sat, November 23, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday deals on Amazon and Google Nest smart displays
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge If you’re in the market for a smart speaker, we’ve got you covered with a roundup of the best Black Friday deals on Amazon Echo and Google Home speak...
03:00 pm - Sat, November 23, 2019
The Verge YouTube needs to chill with its annoying Premium spam
YouTube has been pissing me off for weeks. I’m starting to feel like I should pay $11.99 a month to subscribe to YouTube Premium just to get rid of the annoying pop-ups Google sends me a...
02:00 pm - Sat, November 23, 2019
The Verge Vader Immortal is what a theme park film actually looks like, and its great
Image: ILMxLAB If you hang out on the internet, you may be familiar with a certain ongoing fight over big-budget superhero movies that all traces back to an interview in which director M...
02:00 pm - Sat, November 23, 2019
The Verge Fossils Hybrid HR smartwatches have good battery life and bad software
The battery lasts 10 days, but the software will bother you in one Continue reading… ...
01:15 pm - Sat, November 23, 2019
The Verge Verge readers can save $370 on the DJI Mavic 2 Pro ahead of Black Friday
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Black Friday is an excellent time to snag some pretty significant discounts on expensive electronics, and that includes drones from DJI. Wellbots is off...
01:49 am - Sat, November 23, 2019
The Verge Here are AT&Ts first real consumer 5G coverage maps
AT&T announced today that its 5G network will launch in the first half of December. You can use it if you’ve got a compatible Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G, one of two unlimited plans, and ...
11:41 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge OnePlus discloses data breach, less than two years after the last one
Photo by Jon Porter / The Verge OnePlus has suffered a data breach: the company says an “unauthorized party” accessed some customers’ order information. In a statement, OnePlus say...
10:17 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Some T-Mobile prepaid customers had their account information breached
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Thursday, T-Mobile disclosed a security breach that impacted some of its prepaid customers in the United States. The company told Bleeping Comp...
09:58 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Apples first big TV Plus theatrical release is delayed following controversy
Image: Apple Apple is delaying the theatrical release of its upcoming feature film The Banker following sexual misconduct allegations leveled about Bernard Garrett Jr., the son of the ch...
08:10 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge The time is now to have a federal privacy bill, says Tim Cook
Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Congress has been struggling for years to pass a federal data privacy law, but on Friday, lawmakers gained an unexpected ally in A...
07:36 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Epic Games Store slashes prices on Red Dead Redemption 2, Borderlands 3, and more for Black Friday
Most of the Black Friday gaming deals that we’ve seen so far have been on console games for the Xbox One, PS4, or Nintendo Switch. Today, Epic Games Store is bringing some much-needed sa...
07:25 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge The Verge reacts to Half-Life: Alyx
After 12 long years, there’s finally going to be a new Half-Life game, and it’s exclusive to VR. Half-Life: Alyx is due to arrive in March 2020 for a wide array of PC VR headsets, but ...
07:12 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Electric Citi Bikes are coming back to NYC this winter
The return of the electric Citi Bike is nigh! Several thousand pedal-assist electric bikes were yanked from service last April after “dozens” of people were injured due to harder-than-...
06:34 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Google is shutting down its Cloud Print feature in 2020
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google has announced that Cloud Print, which lets you easily print things from the web using Google Chrome (even on printers that lack an internet c...
06:27 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Here are the best gaming deals happening on Black Friday
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge It’s tough to keep track of all the gaming deals that will kick off on Black Friday. That’s sort of a good problem to have; it means that ...
06:06 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Early Galaxy S11 renders show Samsung joining the giant camera rectangle trend
Image: OnLeaks (via 91Mobiles) We knew this was coming, but the first batch of early renders for the upcoming Galaxy S11 show that Samsung might be joining Apple and Google in the trend ...
05:00 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Razers Blade Pro 17 has sights on the future, but is stuck in the present
Enthusiast gaming laptops are still just out of reach Continue reading… ...
04:46 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Amazons Black Friday deals on the Echo Show, Fire tablets, and more, are live
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon has shared a long list of devices that will be discounted ahead of Black Friday. These deals will begin on Friday, November 22nd, with several wav...
04:41 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge DisguisedToast, a top Twitch streamer, is moving to Facebook Gaming
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Jeremy “DisguisedToast” Wang, a 27-year-old Hearthstone and Teamfight Tactics streamer from Canada with more than a million followers on Twitc...
04:32 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge The FCC votes to block Huawei from billions in federal aid
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge In a unanimous vote, the Federal Communications Commission has moved to block United States telecoms from using critical federal funds to buy Hua...
04:30 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Wellbots is offering Black Friday discounts on electric scooters to readers of The Verge
Image: Segway Black Friday is almost here, and with it, you can expect lots of deals on a range of tech gadgets. Even though it’s almost winter on the East Coast, there’s another kin...
04:26 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Valves new Half-Life release isnt about selling Valve headsets its about selling SteamVR
Valve Yesterday, Valve released a trailer for its upcoming game Half-Life: Alyx — the first we’ve seen of the shooter series since 2007. Valve says Alyx is “the next part of the Ha...
04:14 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Pokmon Sword and Shields wild area keeps me coming back
As soon as I’m crowned league champion in a Pokémon game, that’s usually it for me. Once the main campaign is over, the games quickly lose their appeal; I’ve never been one to go ba...
04:00 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday deals on PC gaming components
Photo by Stefan Etienne / The Verge Console refreshes happen every few years, but for PC gamers, there’s always a tantalizing potential upgrade that could make your gaming machine just...
03:39 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Weather forecasters lost the battle for strict interference limits on 5G
Photo by Universal History Archive / Universal Images Group via Getty Images Weather forecasters pushing for strict limits on 5G’s rapidly growing footprint were dealt a blow today by ...
03:34 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday deals so far from the Microsoft Store
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft will offer several Black Friday deals starting at 12AM ET on Thanksgiving Day, November 28th, though some of them are already happen...
03:00 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge How Ommy Akhe makes her ultra-cool Instagram AR filters
When Instagram opened up its platform this August for anyone to create face filters, it sent a wave of creators to download Spark AR, Facebook’s software for building augmented reality e...
02:00 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge How the Hmong diaspora uses the worlds most boring technology to make something weird and wonderful
Illustration by David Huang for The Verge How the Hmong diaspora use the world’s most boring technology to make something weird and wonderful Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge The Verge Guide to Amazon Alexa
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Since it was first announced in 2014, Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant has become a resident in thousands of homes, is consulted by exercising ...
12:34 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Gmails apps now support dynamic content thanks to AMP
Google has updated its Gmail apps on iOS and Android with support for AMP, allowing users to interact with compatible emails as though they are dynamic webpages without needing to open an ...
12:30 pm - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Tesla Cybertruck first ride: inside Elon Musks electric pickup truck
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Riding shotgun in the polarizing prototype Continue reading… ...
11:18 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Women are more likely than men to say please to their smart speaker
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Here’s an interesting stat from the Pew Research Center: more than half of smart speaker owners in the US (54 percent) report saying “please” at le...
11:00 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday gaming deals happening at GameStop
Photo: Sony There have been plenty of tantalizing Black Friday deals on gaming tech so far, and now there’s even more to pore over. GameStop has released its Black Friday ad, but first...
10:04 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Microsoft allowed to sell software to Huawei once again
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Microsoft has been granted a license to export software to Huawei once again. The software giant was caught up in a long line of US-based technology co...
08:51 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Twitter now lets you enable 2FA without asking for your phone number
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has changed its security settings to let you use two-factor authentication (2FA) without having to give the service your phone number. Bac...
06:32 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Elon Musks Cybertruck is here, and so are the jokes
Elon Musk’s Cybertruck is nothing if not divisive. But nobody should feign surprise: the warning signs were there. His Tesla passion project is every bit “the futuristic-like cyberpun...
06:01 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge AT&Ts 5G network launches next month with the $1,300 Galaxy S10 Plus 5G
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T is finally opening its 5G network up to consumers. Next month, the carrier will begin selling the Galaxy S10 Plus 5G for $1,300, and cust...
06:01 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge AT&Ts 5G network launches next month with the $1,300 Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T is finally opening its 5G network up to consumers. Next month, the carrier will begin selling the Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G for $1,300, and ...
05:37 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Watch this supercut of Elon Musk unveiling the Tesla Cybertruck
Tesla CEO Elon Musk took the stage on November 21st to unveil the Cybertruck, Tesla’s all-electric pickup truck and the automaker’s sixth vehicle since its founding in 2003. There wil...
05:08 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Teslas Cybertruck is available for preorder with a $100 deposit
Tesla’s newly revealed Cybertruck is now available for preorder at tesla.com/cybertruck. The company is currently taking $100 deposits to reserve the truck. But as Tesla CEO Elon Musk no...
04:39 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Tesla made an ATV to complement its futuristic Cybertruck
At the Tesla Cybertruck event in Los Angeles Thursday, Elon Musk said three words most of the tech world is familiar with: “One more thing.” That turned out to be an electric all-terra...
04:21 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Tesla Cybertruck will get up to 500 miles of range and start at $39,900
Tesla CEO Elon Musk just unveiled the company’s first electric pickup truck, also known as Cybertruck, at an event in Los Angeles, California. The truck will come in three versions with...
02:23 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Valve is bringing its Index VR headset to more countries
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Right after announcing Half-Life: Alyx, already one of the most anticipated VR games of all time, Valve has confirmed plans to bring its Index...
01:55 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Two days after launch, Google Stadia founders finally have their access codes
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The launch of Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service has been an absolute mess, overpromising and underdelivering at every turn — but at lea...
12:29 am - Fri, November 22, 2019
The Verge Alphabet Xs new Everyday Robot project wants to build robots that can learn from the world around them
Image: Everyday Robots Today, Alphabet’s X moonshot division (formerly known as Google X) unveiled the Everyday Robot project, whose goal is to develop a “general-purpose learning ro...
10:05 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge How to use Alexa to turn on the lights
Dan Seifert / The Verge Deploying smart home technology is one of the more appealing promises of voice control systems like Alexa. It’s tempting (and maybe inevitable) to fall down a r...
09:55 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge The Air Force will change how it selects its next launch providers following Blue Origin protest
An artistic rendering of Blue Origin’s future New Glenn rocket. | Image: Blue Origin The Air Force is going to change the criteria for selecting its next round of rocket launch provide...
09:34 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Samsung knocks $200 off the entire Galaxy S10 and Note 10 lineups ahead of Black Friday and includes free Galaxy Buds
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If Samsung’s Galaxy S10 or Note 10 phones and some truly wireless earbuds are on your holiday shopping list for this year, there are some pr...
09:22 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Tesla Cybertruck: all the news about Elon Musks futuristic pickup truck
Image: Tesla The Blade Runner-inspired Cybertruck is here Continue reading… ...
09:20 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Google Assistant will now help you read to your kids from across the world
Image: Google Google today launched a nice new Assistant feature called My Storytime that lets parents simulate reading to their kids when one parent is away from home. A parent will be ...
09:00 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Half-Life: Alyx minimum specs mean you may need to upgrade your gaming PC
Valve If you’re excited about the first new Half-Life game in 12 years and you’re seriously thinking about a VR headset, you should know that it may not be your only expense. In fact...
08:37 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge MTA floods NYC subway entrance because climate change is real
Courtesy of Kaye Blegvad A flooded subway entrance stopped Brooklyn commuters in their tracks yesterday. For four hours on Wednesday, the staircase leading down to Broadway Station in Wi...
08:24 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Catan is the latest game to make the jump to AR
Settlers of Catan is an iconic, 24-year-old board game in which players compete to establish colonies on a fictional island called Catan (the game board). It’s easy to learn, deeply stra...
07:48 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Whats your favorite Half-Life fan work?
Image: Valve Okay, let’s acknowledge this: the Half-Life series was mechanically and narratively transformative for the first-person shooter genre and gaming as a whole. Many among us ...
07:34 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Apple removes customer reviews from its online store
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has removed customer reviews from its online store, as first reported by AppleInsider, and we’ve confirmed this to be the case. AppleInsid...
07:00 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Googlers will rally to protest brute force intimidation against organizers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google employees are planning a rally on November 22nd to support colleagues who were recently placed on leave in the latest sign of rising tensio...
06:24 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Microsoft delays its new Surface Earbuds launch to spring 2020
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Microsoft had been planning to launch its new Surface Earbuds “later this year,” but the company is now delaying the wireless earbuds to spring 2020....
06:01 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Half-Life: Alyx: everything you need to know about Valves return to Half-Life
Half-Life is back. After more than a decade, Valve is returning to the iconic sci-fi universe with a brand-new VR game called Half-Life: Alyx. The new experience takes place before the eve...
06:00 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Half-Life: Alyx is officially coming March 2020, and heres your first look
Valve ‘It’s the next part of the Half-Life story’ Continue reading… ...
06:00 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Valve says it would love to continue pushing forward on new Half-Life games
Today, Valve finally unveiled Half-Life: Alyx, its first full-fledged VR game and, more importantly, the developer’s long-awaited return to the Half-Life series. The game will be out in ...
05:40 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Alphabets Loon balloons will provide internet to remote parts of the Amazon next year
Image: Alphabet Alphabet’s Loon announced today that it has signed a new commercial agreement with Internet Para Todos Perú to provide mobile internet connectivity to parts of the Ama...
05:18 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Boeing rolls out Starliner passenger spacecraft to launch site ahead of December flight
NASA/Cory Huston Early this morning, Boeing rolled its new passenger spacecraft, the CST-100 Starliner, out to the Florida launch site the vehicle is set to take off from next month. It...
05:16 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge How to watch the Tesla Cybertruck event live
Image: Tesla Tesla CEO Elon Musk will take the stage on November 21st to unveil the Cybertruck, Tesla’s all-electric pickup truck and the automaker’s sixth vehicle since its founding...
05:00 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge YouTube is working to bring advertising to edgier content as demonetization woes grow
Photo: Getty Images YouTube is experimenting with placing advertisements for more mature audiences on edgier YouTube videos in an effort to address demonetization woes. Videos that mig...
05:00 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Google really wants you to hack the Pixels Titan M security chip
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google has increased the maximum prize for its Android bug bounty program to $1 million for anyone who can compromise the Titan M security chip found in...
05:00 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Facebook brings Stories to Facebook Dating
Image: Facebook Facebook is continuing to spread its Stories product, now bringing the ephemeral format to Facebook Dating users. Daters can re-share their Instagram or Facebook Stories ...
04:34 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Verizon will preinstall Snapchat on some of its 5G phones
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon and Snap are partnering up to spread the gospel of 5G through Snapchat. The companies announced their joint effort today, which will invol...
04:00 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Adobe promises big new features for Photoshop on the iPad after early complaints
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Adobe is previewing a handful of upcoming features for Photoshop on the iPad today, just weeks after the app debuted to complaints that it was...
04:00 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge The wait for The Last of Us Part II gets a bit easier with these fine art prints
Image: Cook and Becker The post-apocalypse has never looked so good Continue reading… ...
03:52 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge WeWork begins laying off 2,400 employees
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WeWork is being hit with layoffs today, according to CNBC, marking the latest downturn in the wake of the company’s disastrous attempted IPO. La...
03:24 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge YouTuber hacks together DIY version of Intels dual-screen Honeycomb laptop
Image: DIY Perks Matthew Perks, a YouTuber whose previous projects include turning old TVs into artificial daylight and an awesome water-cooled PC desk project, has found an inventive wa...
03:13 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Google Assistant is getting new calendar and email functions for G Suite accounts
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google Assistant has always been weirdly limited for users who are signed in with G Suite accounts, but Google seems to be slowly fixing this....
02:58 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Amazons Dash Smart Shelf can automatically order new office supplies when they run out
Amazon has announced the Dash Smart Shelf, a Wi-Fi-connected smart scale that connects to Amazon’s shopping services and can automatically reorder supplies when they run low. It’s des...
02:48 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge The flying taxi future is coming, but its elitist and underwhelming
German startup Volocopter unveiled a new flying taxi station in Singapore, but it was gone within a week Continue reading… ...
02:32 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Donald Trump says he asked Tim Cook to help build out 5G in the US
Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Hot on the heels of lying about the opening of “Apple’s” “new” factory in Texas — it is neither new nor an Apple factory — Preside...
02:30 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge The best phone you can buy right now
Buying a phone can be a chore, but we’ve done the work for you Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Yelp launches a new Open to All filter to find inclusive, welcoming businesses
Yelp Yelp’s newest filter is designed to help people find welcoming business that don’t discriminate based on, basically, anything. Called Open to All, the team is partnering with a ...
02:00 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Apples HomeKit gets its first DIY security system
Image: Abode Abode has announced that the long-awaited HomeKit support is now available for its Iota home security system. The update adds the ability to manage and view the status of th...
02:00 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Sonos best Black Friday deals include $80 off the Beam soundbar, and more
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sonos has shared its Black Friday deals. Unfortunately, the new Sonos Move Bluetooth speaker won’t be part of the savings, but most of its other speak...
01:48 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Smartphone microscope kit promises up to 1,000x magnification
DIPLE’s 35x zoom examining the head of a fly. | Image: SmartMicroOptics Everyone knows the rise of smartphones has put powerful cameras in our pockets, but we forget these cameras can ...
01:45 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge How one company youve never heard of swallowed tens of thousands of text messages then spit them back out
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Syniverse became a mobile services lynchpin through acquisitions and alleged hardball tactics Continue reading… ...
12:02 pm - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Apple reportedly focusing on its buggy iOS problems again with iOS 14
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple will reportedly focus on overhauling the way it tests its iOS software. Bloomberg reports that Apple recently revealed changes internall...
11:24 am - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge This transforming drone can be fired straight out of a cannon
Drones are incredibly useful machines in the air, but getting them up and flying can be tricky, especially in crowded, windy, or emergency scenarios when speed is a factor. But a group of ...
10:12 am - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Pokmon Sword and Shield is the fastest-selling Nintendo Switch game yet
Pokémon Sword and Shield are off to a great start, selling more than 6 million copies in the week since their release. That’s according to a tweet from The Pokémon Company, which notes...
10:06 am - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Apples first big TV Plus movie may be in jeopardy as company cancels premiere
Image: Apple Apple has abruptly cancelled the premiere of The Banker, its first major movie for Apple TV Plus, after charges have emerged concerning a member of the family the film is ba...
10:00 am - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Snapchat launches another aging AR lens to lure people back to the app
Snap Snapchat’s latest plan for a viral augmented reality filter takes users on an aging journey where they can use a slider to begin morphing from a toddler up to an elderly person. I...
09:03 am - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Sonos buys Snips, a privacy-focused voice assistant
Sonos could soon speak another language. | Image: Sonos Sonos now owns Snips, a Paris-based “private-by-design” AI voice platform with the intent of making “the voice experience on...
08:48 am - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Googles Duplex can now book cinema tickets in the UK and US
Image: Google You can now use Google Duplex to book cinema tickets on the web on Android in the UK and US. The functionality, which was first teased back at Google I/O 2019, can be acces...
01:37 am - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Steam now lets you invite iOS and Android devices to join PC multiplayer games remotely
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last month, Valve announced a beta of Steam Remote Play Together, which let you play local multiplayer games over the internet with your friends a...
12:22 am - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Trump is lying about the new Apple factory
Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images In advance of Trump’s factory tour today, I took a look at the strange relationship that’s developed between Tim Cook and Donald Trump over ...
12:21 am - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Mercedes-Benzs electric SUV will start at $67,900
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Mercedes-Benz has finally announced a starting price for its first long-range electric vehicle, the EQC SUV: $67,900. The new SUV, which was announced mor...
12:13 am - Thu, November 21, 2019
The Verge Facebook and Google surveillance is an assault on privacy, says Amnesty International
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Facebook and Google’s persistent surveillance of billions of people around the world threatens human rights and free expression, says Amnesty ...
11:34 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Google issues harsh new restrictions on political ad targeting
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday, Google announced that it would start limiting the abilities of political advertisers to target their messaging in the coming months....
11:28 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Uber will start audio-recording rides as a safety measure
Uber will launch a feature to audio-record rides in the United States as a way to ensure passenger and driver safety, according to company communications accessed by The Washington Post an...
11:02 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge PayPal acquires the company behind the Honey deal-finding extension for $4 billion
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, PayPal announced that it has acquired Honey Science Corporation, the company that makes the popular Honey deal-finding Chrome extension, fo...
10:35 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge SpaceXs prototype Starship rocket partially bursts during testing in Texas
A screengrab of the mishap, from LabPadre’s live stream. | Image: LabPadre A test version of SpaceX’s next-generation rocket, Starship, partially burst apart during ground tests in T...
09:35 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge You might be able to schedule tweets from Twitters web app starting today
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, Twitter announced that it’s rolling out an “experiment” of a new tweet scheduling feature that you can use right from Twitter’s web...
08:27 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge PopSockets made an AirPods grip, and it is godawful
There are some objects that spit in the face of god, either in their design or their intended use, and another such product has just entered our reality. PopSocket — the makers of the no...
08:09 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Amazons cloud gaming service could arrive next year and offer Twitch integration
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service launched on November 19th (and you probably shouldn’t buy into it just yet), but we’re already hearing ...
07:39 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Googles AI-powered Smart Compose feature is coming to Docs
Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Google is bringing its Smart Compose feature to Google Docs, meaning G Suite users will, in future, be served AI-powered writing suggestio...
07:23 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge The worlds first robot car death was the result of human error and it can happen again
On November 20th, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released the results of its investigation into the 2018 fatal Uber crash in Tempe, Arizona, which was widely believed to b...
07:07 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge NYCs algorithm task force was a waste, member says
New York City has released its long-awaited report on government algorithms, but not everyone is happy with the result. “This is a sad precedent.” In 2017, the city passed a local law...
06:40 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Sling TV comes to Googles Nest Hub and Hub Max
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Google’s smart displays are starting to get some more variety when it comes to video entertainment. Sling TV, the cheapest of the major internet TV str...
06:30 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge What to expect from Teslas Cybertruck pickup truck event
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Thursday night, Elon Musk will appear onstage at the Tesla Design Center in Los Angeles to reveal the product he’s most excited about: Tesla...
06:27 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Apples new iPhone battery cases have a physical camera shortcut button
Image: Apple Apple has just launched its lineup of battery cases for the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max. They look very similar to last year’s cases (though, obviously, with a bigge...
06:25 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge How to choose the right TV for your home
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Buying a new TV can feel like a uniquely stressful experience for any number of reasons. Most people tend to hold on to a TV for far longer than, say, ...
06:02 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge A day later, many Google Stadia founders still dont have their launch codes
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge On June 6th, Google opened up preorders for the $130 “Founder’s Edition” of its Stadia cloud gaming service, promising those buyers woul...
05:04 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge How to watch tonights 2020 Democratic debate
Photo by Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty Images There is yet another 2020 Democratic presidential debate tonight, and the pool of candidates that will be onstage has shrunk down to just 10 par...
04:56 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Fortnite Chapter 2s first season extended into 2020 as Epic teases a new live experience
Image: Epic Games In October, Fortnite emerged from a black hole with a new look, a new map, and a new two-month season to earn Battle Pass rewards. Now, that season has been extended al...
04:15 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Watch SpaceX fire up the emergency engines on its new crew spacecraft
Image: NASA / SpaceX Last week, SpaceX fired up the engines on its new passenger spacecraft, the Crew Dragon, during a ground test, and now, you can watch the fiery show in all its slow-...
04:04 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Play Snake and Tetris at the same time, and get ready to die
If you like being frustrated — briefly and in a satisfying way — have I got a game for you! Grégoire Divaret-Chauveau, a developer based in Nancy, France, has made a web game where yo...
04:00 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Amazon reportedly plans bigger cashierless supermarkets for 2020
Photo by Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images Amazon is reportedly planning a big expansion for its cashierless store format in 2020. According to Bloomberg, the retail gian...
03:43 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Why Tim Cook made friends with Donald Trump
SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook will be spending the afternoon of November 20th making conversation with President Donald Trump. The two are scheduled to tour a factory...
03:00 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Ubiquitis new AmpliFi Alien router has Wi-Fi 6 and a touchscreen for $379
Image: Ubiquiti Ubiquiti has announced its first Wi-Fi 6 router, the AmpliFi Alien. The tri-band router supports the latest Wi-Fi 802.11ax standard and includes four gigabit LAN ports on...
02:30 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge 5 great Apple Arcade games you may have missed
When Apple Arcade launched in September, the subscription service debuted with an incredible number of games — so many, in fact, that it could be hard to find the best things to play. In...
02:04 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Spark email app gets a fresh redesign and dark mode
Spark is one of the best email apps around on both Android and iOS, offering tons of customization options and plenty of high-level features, but it has tended to lag behind some of its co...
02:00 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge You can now make tours in Google Earth to show your friends your favorite travel spots
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, Google is adding new tools to Google Earth on the web that let you build your own tour of a place right on top of the Google Earth map. It ...
02:00 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge This robot lawyer can take the mystery out of license agreements
You can use the iOS app to scan documents, and the service will try to give you warnings and tell you about loopholes. | Image: DoNotPay DoNotPay, the “robot lawyer” service that hel...
02:00 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge These are the best Windows 10 laptop and MacBook deals coming on Black Friday
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Most of the year, it’s tough to find a worthwhile deal on a laptop. If you’re in the market for an upgrade, or are buying your first lapto...
01:30 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Microsoft is bringing Gmail, Google Drive, and Calendar to Outlook.com
Microsoft is planning to integrate Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Calendar into its Outlook.com web mail client. The software maker has started testing this integration on some accounts r...
12:00 pm - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Amazon will do whatever it can to pull you into Alexas ecosystem
Image: Amazon I’ve been thinking about how Amazon takes a chaos-energy attitude towards developing ecosystems around its products. When it’s trying to get third parties to work with ...
09:38 am - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Cond Nasts CEO still isnt sure about the impact of Apple News Plus
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Condé Nast’s CEO Roger Lynch thinks that Apple’s premium magazine service, Apple News Plus, has yet to prove itself, Variety reports. Speakin...
04:30 am - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Volkswagens ID Space Vizzion is an electric wagon that goes 300 miles
With electric longboards in the trunk Continue reading… ...
02:15 am - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Audi reveals its second electric car, the E-Tron Sportback
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Coming to Europe in 2020 with over 200 miles of range Continue reading… ...
01:05 am - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Disney crashed on launch day because its software wasnt ready for the demand
Photo: Lucasfilm / Disney On Disney+’s first day, its initial 10 million subscribers were hit with a series of outages. The company says this was because of high demand and the way eng...
12:53 am - Wed, November 20, 2019
The Verge Star Trek 4 eyes Fargo, Legion creator Noah Hawley to direct
After a three-year silence, there has been news on the fourth film in rebooted Star Trek film series: Noah Hawley, best known for creating FX’s Legion and Fargo TV series, is in final ta...
11:30 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Google keeps face-planting on the small stuff with latest Stadia launch gaffe
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge On June 6th, Google opened up preorders for the $130 “Founder’s Edition” of its Stadia cloud gaming service, promising those buyers woul...
11:08 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Verizon finally reveals actual 5G coverage maps
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Verizon is addressing one of the biggest criticisms about the company’s growing 5G network: a lack of traditional coverage ...
10:59 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Apple preparing to build the next generation of media apps for Windows
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is hunting for software engineers to help the company build media apps for Windows. The iPhone maker revealed its plans in a job listing ear...
10:49 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Amazon lets police ask for Ring videos that are more than a month old
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon’s Ring home security company lets police ask users for videos that are up to 45 days old and 12 hours long, Amazon said in a letter relea...
10:36 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Apples 16-inch MacBook Pro has a mysterious new lid angle sensor
Image: iFixit Apple’s new 16-inch MacBook Pro not only has a bigger screen, but it returns to a scissor switch keyboard, has louder speakers, a better mic, and a... lid angle sensor? M...
09:46 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Uberis at fault forfatal self-drivingcrash, but its not alone
Image: ABC 15 Federal investigators split the blame for the fatal Uber self-driving crash between the ride-hailing company, the safety driver in the vehicle, the victim, and the state of...
09:27 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Heres when Black Friday deals start at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and more
Black Friday is happening on Friday, November 29th, but if you shop on that day only, you’ll probably miss out on some great deals. That’s because several retailers, including Target, ...
09:26 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge The Morning Shows executive producers felt like early reviews were an attack on Apple
Photo: Apple TV Plus Early reviews for The Morning Show weren’t exactly positive, and executive producers Kerry Ehrin and Mimi Leder believe a lot of the feedback was an “attack on A...
08:00 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Mixers Partners can now control who can make clips in their channels
Alex Castro / The Verge Mixer is changing the way it does its clips: it’s letting its verified Partners control who gets to make them, along with adding better editing functionality to...
06:00 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Google is putting an algorithmic audio news feed on its Assistant
Google is rolling out a new service for Google Assistant that it’s calling “Your News Update.” It takes the idea of an algorithmically determined news feed — the kind you get from ...
05:44 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday smart speaker deals
Photography by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Smart speakers are always a popular choice for gifts: you can use them to play music, tell you the weather, and even order packages. If you’ve b...
05:22 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge AI helps discover new geoglyph in the Nazca Lines
The geoglyph spotted by AI tools is a human figure about five meters (16 feet) tall. | Image: Yamagata University / IBM Japan Scientists from Japan have used machine learning for the fir...
05:18 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Vizio TV owners will be able to stream Disney over Chromecast in December
Image: Vizio Right now, if you want to watch Disney+ on a Vizio SmartCast TV, you can only do so by sending it to the TV from an Apple device with AirPlay. That will change soon, though,...
05:00 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Kickstarter wants creators to actually think about their budget ahead of launch
Kickstarter Kickstarter wants creators on its platform to be more transparent with backers about how their money is being used. The crowdfunding platform is launching a feature today cal...
04:33 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge New York attorney general sues Juul for deceptive marketing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Tuesday, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a new lawsuit against e-cigarette company Juul, alleging that the company misled con...
04:26 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Bird will give you free scooter rides if you take a selfie while wearing a helmet
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Bird says it will start giving out free rides to customers who take selfies of themselves wearing helmets in an effort to promote safety while...
04:04 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge This slippery new coating could make toilets less filthy
A slippery new coating could make the crappiest place in your home a little cleaner. Developed by researchers at Penn State University, this two-part product promises to keep your toilet b...
03:35 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Two electric scooter companies, Ojo and Gotcha, are merging to take on Bird and Lime
Ojo, a California electric scooter company, announced its intention to acquire Gotcha, a scooter and bike rental service. It’s another sign that the shared micromobility industry is over...
03:00 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge The chaotic industry behind the insulin I need to live
The Verge In the winter of 2005, I was so severely underweight and starved of energy that I went to great lengths to provide my body with any source of sugar. That included chugging a br...
02:42 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Amazons latest Fire TV accessory is an IR blaster that lets your Echo control your TV
Amazon’s new Fire TV Blaster. | Image: Amazon Amazon has announced a new Fire TV accessory called the Fire TV Blaster. It’s a $34.99 IR blaster that’s designed to let you control h...
02:00 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Eero launches new mobile app with simplified design
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Mesh router system Eero has announced the biggest update to its mobile app since its launch in 2016. The new Eero app, which is available for ...
02:00 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge The Afghan DJs hired and abandoned by the US military
When the US entered Afghanistan, local DJs were hired to help with the war effort. And when the American military pulled out, they abandoned those voices, leaving many of them for dead...
02:00 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Spincitis new commuter e-bikes are scary fast and impressively light
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Spinciti is the latest company to offer a mid-priced electric bike with impressive specs and an attractive design. The Amsterdam, Spinciti’s first m...
01:00 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Dating app The League will pair up users for two-minute live video dates
The League The League, a dating app that requires LinkedIn verification to join, is launching its version of speed dating next month: two-minute video dates that take place within the ap...
12:04 pm - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Go read this interview with the Big Techs greatestEuropean foe
Photo by Henrique Casinhas/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The New York Times has just published a lengthy interview with Margrethe Vestager, the head of the EU’s antitrust di...
11:29 am - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Samsung is updating its older smartwatches with a host of new features
Image: Samsung Samsung is updating the Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Watch Active with a host of new features that were introduced with the Galaxy Watch Active 2, our pick for the best smartwa...
11:00 am - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Spotify thinks its algorithm can find your next favorite podcast
Spotify Spotify is taking its first step toward personalizing podcast recommendations with the official launch of its Your Daily Podcast playlist, which will offer listeners an automated...
09:17 am - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge Facebook gets into the meme-making biz with experimental Whale app
Image: Facebook Last week, Facebook quietly released a new meme-making app called Whale, The Information reports. The app is currently only available on the Canadian App Store, where its...
08:00 am - Tue, November 19, 2019
The Verge If you have a Switch Lite, you should get this Nintendo flip case
Nintendo has confirmed that it’ll start selling its official, previously Japan-only Switch Lite Flip Cover in the US next month, with a release date set for January 9th. This is good new...
11:27 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Valve announces Half-Life: Alyx, its first flagship VR game
Two years and nine months after announcing it would build three (3) full-length VR games — a number that Valve Software has historically never been able to count to before, and one of th...
11:18 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Floods and firestorms can spread toxins from Superfund sites
Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images via Getty Images Wildfires and flooding exacerbated by climate change threaten to unleash contaminants from some of the most polluted sites across the...
11:07 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge NASA partners with SpaceX, Blue Origin, and more to send large payloads to the Moon
In its ongoing effort to send cargo — and eventually people — to the lunar surface, NASA announced five new partnerships with commercial space companies that have designed robotic land...
11:03 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Bot campaign on Twitter fuels confusion about Bolivian unrest
Photo by Marcelo Perez Del Carpio / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Since last week, a network of Twitter bot accounts has been spreading confusion about the events surrounding Bolivian ...
11:00 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Amazon Music launches free, ad-sponsored tier on iOS, Android, and Fire TV
Image: Amazon Earlier this year, Amazon began offering a free, ad-sponsored music streaming tier on Echo speakers and other Alexa devices. Offering access to “top playlists and station...
10:50 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge The weakest part of Fords Mustang Mach-E reveal was the software
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Ford’s newly revealed electric Mustang SUV, the Mach-E, is quickly becoming one of the more buzzed-about car reveals of the last few years. But while...
10:21 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge iFixits MacBook Pro 16-inch teardown shows how Apple fit in that bigger battery
Photo: iFixit While it’s good news that the new 16-inch MacBook Pro has a solid, comfortable, and well-designed keyboard, there are other interesting changes to the design as well, as ...
10:07 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Heres what the PlayStation 5s controller might look like
We already know that the PlayStation 5 is coming next year, and that its controller will have a few new tricks up its sleeve (more on those later). And now, we might have an idea of what t...
10:00 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Uncharted creator Amy Hennig announces studio focused on emerging streaming platforms
Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for BAFTA LA One of the most notable writers in video games has a new home. Today, Skydance Media announced a new internal studio that will be helm...
09:49 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Apple is hosting a surprise December 2nd event honoring apps and games
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple will be hosting a special event on December 2nd that will honor the company’s “favorite apps and games of 2019.” The event comes as a ...
07:18 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge I drove Arcimotos bizarre electric three-wheeler through New York City traffic
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Arcimoto CEO Mark Frohnmayer has one rule for driving his hot-off-the-production-line electric three-wheeler: “Do not crash the FUV into the other F...
06:53 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Oculus Link is out in beta now, so you can plug a Quest into your PC to play Rift games
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Today, the Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus announced that Oculus Link, which lets you plug a standalone Quest headset into your ...
06:48 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Ford Mustang Mach-E can now be preordered with a $500 deposit
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Ford is now taking preorders for its first all-electric SUV, the Mustang Mach-E. The company is currently taking $500 deposits for those wishing to res...
06:38 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Snapchat CEO says his company fact-checks political ads, unlike Facebook
Facebook has come under fire for its policies on political ads over the past few weeks, and now Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel has joined the chorus of voices in support of fact-checking politi...
06:33 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge BMW reveals i4 electric car in testing, promises nearly 400 miles of range
Images: BMW BMW has been teasing the i4 electric car for years, and now the German automaker has released camouflaged photos of the sedan being tested in winter weather conditions ahead ...
06:32 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Google Maps will now let you follow its top local guides
Going somewhere new is always exciting: in all the small ways that nevertheless matter, you get to feel like a different person. Who will you decide to be? It also produces the same dilemm...
06:30 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Apple fixes more weird bugs with new iOS 13.2.3 update
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple is releasing iOS and iPadOS 13.2.3 today to address a variety of odd bugs that have been introduced with the release of iOS 13. The late...
06:00 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge A one-year subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud apps is 40 percent off for Black Friday
Adobe is ringing in Black Friday early with deals on all of its Creative Cloud apps for desktop and mobile, regardless of the platform you use. Until November 29th (Black Friday), you can ...
05:51 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Roku releases fix after new Pokmon games for Nintendo Switch cause crashing issues
Playing the latest Pokémon games might send your Roku hardware into a fritz. It’s been confirmed by Roku that Pokémon Sword and Shield are causing interference issues for some of the c...
05:30 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Nokia WiFi Beacon 3 review: high-speed mesh networking
Nokia’s mesh router system has a lot of power but a few rough edges Continue reading… ...
05:13 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge The Force is strong with Samsungs Star Wars-themed Galaxy Note 10 Plus
Image: Samsung With the impending December 20th release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker looming like a nearby Death Star, Samsung has announced a Star Wars-themed Galaxy Note 10 Plus...
05:08 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Huawei is getting three more months before US ban takes effect
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Huawei has been given yet another reprieve from the Trump administration’s ban on its products, according to Commerce Department documents file...
05:00 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Google Stadiareview: the best of cloud gaming is still just a beta
A beta worth waiting longer for Continue reading… ...
04:57 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge These prank stickers look just like AirPods
Photo by Pablo Rochat / Twitter If you’ve experienced the mild horror of losing, or even momentarily thinking you may have lost, an AirPod, then beware these fake AirPod stickers. In a...
03:31 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Here are the best gaming deals coming soon on Black Friday
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge It’s tough to keep track of all the gaming deals that will kick off on Black Friday. That’s sort of a good problem to have; it means that ...
03:15 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge The Google Stores Black Friday preview includes discounts on Stadia, Pixel 4, Nest Wifi, and more
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google has detailed a few of its Black Friday deals, which start on November 24th, just a few days before Black Friday. Deals on Google produc...
02:43 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Guide to streaming: from Disney to NBA League Pass and Crunchyroll
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The best streaming service for your buck Continue reading… ...
02:38 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Samsung has multiple new camera modes in the works for future phones, code suggests
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Code discovered in the latest version of Samsung’s camera app suggests that the South Korean electronics giant is working on a host of new camer...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Enclaves WiSA speakers add THX certified wireless sound to LGs new OLED TVs
Image: Enclave Enclave’s latest 5.1 wireless surround sound systems, the CineHome II and CineHome Pro, are now available to buy following their announcement back in August. Both use th...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge The Verge Home & Tech Gift Guide 2019
12 great gift ideas for the home Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Fingerprint-reading power buttons make securely booting up a seamless process
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge In today’s digital age, it can sometimes feel like hardware has taken a back seat to the software that drives devices. Button of the Month i...
01:41 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge John Legere will step down as T-Mobile CEO next year
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge T-Mobile’s trash-talking CEO John Legere, who oversaw a dramatic turnaround of the wireless carrier since he got the job in 2012, will step down next y...
12:42 pm - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Up close with Fords electric Mustang SUV, the Mach-E
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Let the arguments begin Continue reading… ...
11:43 am - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Logitechs Adaptive Gaming Kit is a cheaper way in to accessible gaming
Image: Logitech Logitech’s new Adaptive Gaming Kit is a collection of 12 buttons and triggers designed to work with Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller to make gaming more accessibl...
11:32 am - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge A celebrity deepfake roundtable with Tom Cruise and Jeff Goldblum is as weird as it sounds
The film site Collider has created a deepfake roundtable that has to be seen to be (dis)believed. It stars Robert Downey, Jr., George Lucas, Tom Cruise, Ewan McGregor, and Jeff Goldblum, a...
07:24 am - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Up close with Fords electric Mustang SUV, the Mach-E
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Let the arguments begin Continue reading… ...
05:20 am - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Nintendo is adding paid memberships to Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Nintendo plans to launch paid subscription memberships for its smartphone game Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp later this week, according to an i...
02:30 am - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Fords Mustang Mach-E is an electric SUV with up to 300 miles of range
Images: Ford Motor Company Starting at $43,895 and coming in late 2020 Continue reading… ...
02:19 am - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Google Stadia nearly doubles launch lineup to 22 games on eve of debut
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service is just two days away from launch — a launch that’s taken some serious criticism (including from yours truly ...
12:00 am - Mon, November 18, 2019
The Verge Watch Ford unveil the electric Mustang Mach-E at 9PM ET
Ford is set to reveal its first mass-market electric car this evening, the Mustang Mach-E. It’s an all-electric SUV that bears the name of the company’s iconic muscle car, so expect a ...
03:00 pm - Sat, November 16, 2019
The Verge 7 new trailers you should watch this week
Image: Paramount Pictures I watched The Lego Movie 2 a few weeks ago now that it’s finally streaming. The first one was an unexpectedly smart and hilarious take on what a Lego story ca...
01:15 pm - Sat, November 16, 2019
The Verge Microsoft is killing off its Cortana app for iOS and Android in January
Microsoft has revealed that it’s planning to kill off its Cortana app for iOS and Android in January. The software maker has posted a new support article for Cortana users in the UK, Can...
01:00 pm - Sat, November 16, 2019
The Verge The best wireless headphones to buy right now
Bose, Sennheiser, Sony, Beats, and more Continue reading… ...
12:07 am - Sat, November 16, 2019
The Verge Disney will fix The Simpsons joke-destroying 16:9 aspect ratio starting in 2020
With the launch of Disney+ this week, many fans were excited to have easy access to all 30 seasons of The Simpsons — only to find to their chagrin that their original 4:3 aspect ratio ha...
11:43 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge With new APIs, Sonys robot dog could be the smart home assistant youve always wanted
Image: Sony Sony says you can now use a web-based API to program its adorable Aibo robot dog to do new tricks — and you might even be able to make it your smart home’s best friend. ...
10:30 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Redbox agrees to stop selling Disney download codes
Redbox 2 1024 Redbox has agreed to stop reselling Disney movies’ digital download codes, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The agreement settles a lawsuit Disney filed over the prac...
10:19 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge YouTube beauty guru James Charles is launching a makeup competition show
James Charles is one of the most influential beauty creators on YouTube, and he’s using his platform to try to find YouTube’s next beauty guru through a four-part YouTube Original seri...
10:10 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge John Legere reportedly wont become WeWorks next CEO
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Turning around the mess that is WeWork isn’t going to be up to John Legere. According to CNBC, the current T-Mobile CEO does not intend to take the chi...
09:33 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge TikTok begins testing links in bios
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has more than a billion users on its platform, and it appears the company is now experimenting with ways for it and its users to monetize t...
08:45 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge PokmonSword and Shields camping is perfectly fluffy
Part of the allure of Pokémon games is growing attached to each new creature you catch. Games like Pokémon X and Y, Sun and Moon, and Let’s Go incorporate some sort of bonding, from gi...
08:06 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Twitters political ad ban provides little oversight for fossil fuel companies
Under Twitter’s new ad policy, environmental groups and fossil fuel companies alike won’t be allowed to run ads with “the primary goal of driving political, judicial, legislative, or...
08:04 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Airbnb will add more oversight to its Experiences program
Airbnb is announcing new guidelines for its Experiences program, including more screening for risky or specialized experiences. Its rules are meant to improve the safety and quality of the...
07:25 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge The Supreme Court will hear Google and Oracles nearly decade-long copyright fight
Illustration by Alex Castro The US Supreme Court will take up a long-running copyright lawsuit between Oracle and Google, it confirmed today. This lets Google contest a controversial rul...
07:18 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday deals that youll be able to find at Sams Club
Image: Vizio Sam’s Club, like every other major retailer, will be taking part in Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019. It recently released its Black Friday ad, and all of its deals will...
07:02 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge MacBook Pro teardown confirmsthe new keyboard is basically just the old, good keyboard
Photo: iFixit One of the main promises Apple is making with its new 16-inch MacBook Pro is that the keyboard — after years of easily broken butterfly-switch mechanisms — is finally s...
06:55 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Huaweis Mate X is now on sale in China for $2,400
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Huawei’s folding Mate X, which was originally supposed to launch in June, then September, then on an unspecific date in November, then on November 15th ...
06:35 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Twitter will ban candidate ads and limit issue ads
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Friday, Twitter expanded on its political ad ban set to roll out next week and provided new guidelines for organizations that advertise on poli...
06:23 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Hulu is raising price of its live TV service to $55 a month
Hulu Hulu will increase the price of its Hulu with Live TV service by 20 percent on December 18th, setting the new subscription rate at $54.99 a month, up from $44.99. Both new and exist...
06:13 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge FordMustang Mach-E photos, pricing leak ahead of official debut
It appears someone at Ford wasn’t careful enough with the upcoming Mustang Mach-E reservation website, because now a bunch of photos and specs have leaked three days before the car is se...
06:02 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Apple could be forced to let Apple Pay competitors access NFC under German law
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple could be forced to allow rival payment services on iOS to compete with its own Apple Pay service in Germany after the country’s parliament...
05:52 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Spotify will now make a road trip playlist for you
Spotify Soundtrack your Ride | Image: Spotify Spotify has launched Soundtrack your Ride, a new feature that generates a road trip playlist for you based on your Spotify history and your ...
05:52 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Here are the price-matching policies for Apple, Google, Microsoft, and others
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge There is nothing more frustrating than buying a new computer, phone, game console, or backpack and finding out that you could have gotten it f...
05:30 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Google is scaling back its weekly all-hands meetings after leaks, Sundar Pichai tells staff
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Google’s weekly town halls, internally known as “TGIF” meetings, have been emblematic of the company’s professed belief in a transparent cor...
04:59 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge eBay is discounting Nintendo Switch Lite bundles with Pokmon Sword or Shield
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Pokémon Sword and Shield came out today, November 15th, on the Nintendo Switch, and if you’re hoping to get the game for less than full pri...
03:45 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Google scrapped the publication of 100,000 chest X-rays due to last-minute privacy problems
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google canceled a project to publish more than 100,000 human chest X-rays online days before the data was supposed to go live after realizing they...
03:10 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Xbox One November Update now available with Google Assistant, new gamertags, and text filters
Microsoft is rolling out its November 2019 Update for the Xbox One today. The big new addition is Google Assistant support, allowing you to use a device with the assistant or app to contro...
03:08 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Heres how to claim Pikachu and Eevee in Pokmon SwordandShield
Pokémon Sword and Shield introduce Gigantamax forms, supersized versions of pokémon that can be activated during specific battles for more powerful attacks. While all pokémon are capabl...
03:00 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge How Jokers gritty logo was created with wood type letterpress
The making of an iconic logo Continue reading… ...
02:41 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Vergecast: Apple releases 16-inch MacBook Pro, Motorola announces a new Razr, and Disney launches
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge This week on The Vergecast, hosts Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller go through the two big products announced this week: Apple’s 16-...
02:25 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Everything you ever wanted to know about the vaping health crisis
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Wait, which one? Continue reading… ...
02:16 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Its bad tech etiquette to take other peoples phone chargers
The unofficial guide to tech etiquette Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Apple removes all vaping-related apps from the App Store
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has removed all apps relating to vaping from the App Store, citing warnings from health experts that the spread of vaping products and e-cig...
02:00 pm - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Here are the best gaming deals coming soon on Black Friday
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge It’s tough to keep track of all the gaming deals that will kick off on Black Friday. That’s sort of a good problem to have; it means that there’s...
11:00 am - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Social networks have been weaponized for the impeachment hearings
Ambassador William Taylor, right, speaks, along with Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent appear during an impeachment inquiry in Washington, D.C. on November 13 | Photo by Bonnie Jo Moun...
10:13 am - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Googles silent Chrome experiment crashes thousands of browsers and angers IT admins
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google left thousands of machines in businesses with broken Chrome browsers this week, following a silent experimental change. Business users acce...
09:22 am - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge UK Labour party pledges free broadband funded in part by Silicon Valley tax
Fiber optic cables being installed in Germany. | Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images The UK’s opposition Labour party has promised it will give free full-fiber broadband to every home a...
08:48 am - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Fortnite gets stormtrooper costumes in new Star Wars crossover
Image: Epic Games Fortnite’s latest crossover is here, and this time it’s a Star Wars-themed event timed to coincide with the release of Jedi: Fallen Order. The big inclusion is a ne...
08:00 am - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge The Nubia Z20 is the best take yet on the dual-display phone
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Of all the methods phone manufacturers have employed to get rid of bezels and avoid display notches, the second screen has to go down as the most elaborat...
05:00 am - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Jedi: Fallen Order shows that a good Star Wars game doesnt have to be original
Part Zelda, part Tomb Raider, part Uncharted — all Star Wars Continue reading… ...
02:14 am - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Taylor Swift provoked fans to go after her rivals and now theyre being doxxed
Photo by Efren Landaos/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Taylor Swift wants the rights to her own music — and she may have just crossed an ethical line to get it. On Thursday af...
12:16 am - Fri, November 15, 2019
The Verge Boosted rolls out squishier wheels for smoother, faster rides
Images: Boosted Electric skateboard and scooter company Boosted has launched a new set of urethane wheels for its longboards that will offer smoother, faster rides. The new wheels are ca...
11:10 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge These are the best phone deals that Black Friday will have to offer
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Black Friday is almost here. The big shopping weekend actually starts on Thursday, November 28th, which is Thanksgiving in the US. If you’re...
11:08 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Basecamp now has a totally free version to help you manage personal projects
Image: Basecamp This week, Basecamp launched a new, free tier of its project management software, which it calls Basecamp Personal. Basecamp was originally designed for small businesses,...
10:16 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Amazon will fight Pentagon contract loss after public criticism from Trump
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is set to dispute the Pentagon’s decision to give a massive, $10 billion contract to Microsoft for cloud services. Evidence has pointed ...
09:46 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge States to expand Google antitrust probe into search and Android businesses
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The 50 attorneys general investigating Google for potential antitrust violations are expected to expand their probe and examine the company’s An...
09:34 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Xbox chief says Project Scarlett will not be out of position on power or price
Microsoft isn’t going to repeat its mistakes from the Xbox One with its next-generation Xbox console. “I would say a learning from the Xbox One generation is we will not be out of posi...
09:19 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge X019: all the news from Microsofts big Xbox event
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Every new announcement in one place Continue reading… ...
09:12 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge The Final Fantasy series is coming to Xbox Game Pass
Among the 50-plus new games that Microsoft is bringing to its Xbox Game Pass subscription service over the next year are ten Final Fantasy games. The list encompasses every single-player m...
09:02 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge The NSA has stopped collecting location data from US cellphones without a warrant
American intelligence agencies quietly stopped the warrantless collection of US phone location data last year, according to a letter from the Office of the Director of National Intelligenc...
09:00 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge PayPal abruptly cuts off Pornhubs payroll, leaving performers with few payment options
Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/FilmMagic Pornhub said on Wednesday that PayPal would no longer support payments to Pornhub performers (via Vice). In a blog post, Pornhub said that it was “deva...
08:52 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Halo: Reach is coming to PC on December 3rd
Microsoft revealed earlier this year that it’s bringing its classic Halo game collection to PC, and adding Halo: Reach to the entire Halo: The Master Chief Collection. While the company ...
08:47 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Microsoft is cutting prices on Xbox One consoles, controllers, and first-party games for Black Friday
Xbox One S | Photo by Tyler Pina / The Verge Microsoft has announced its Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals at its XO19 conference in London. The company will be offering the biggest di...
08:39 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Microsoft to launch xCloud in 2020, with PS4 controllers and PC streaming on the way
Microsoft is planning to launch its xCloud game streaming service in 2020, and the company is expanding it to Windows 10 PCs next year, too. “My expectation is that it will be generally ...
08:38 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Microsofts xCloud preview now has 50 new games, more than Stadias launch list
Microsoft is expanding its Project xCloud preview today, with the addition of 50 games. The software maker originally launched the xCloud preview with just five titles exactly a month ago,...
06:30 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Facebook will let nonprofits include a donate button on their Instagram profiles
Facebook Facebook is launching three new product features to increase fundraising across its platforms: a new Instagram donation button, a fundraising sticker in Facebook, and the broade...
05:47 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge B&H dodged millions in taxes, New York attorney general alleges
Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images Photography and video equipment retailer B&H knowingly failed to pay millions of dollars in sales taxes due in New York, according to a lawsuit fi...
05:41 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Andrew Yang wants to tax digital ads and launch a new algorithm regulator
Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images On Thursday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang put out a sweeping new tech policy proposal with a number of controversial proposals, inc...
05:25 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Instagrams test to hide like counts expands to the US and across the globe
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram, which has been running a test to hide like counts on posts in seven different countries, announced today that it is expanding the test ...
05:09 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Greta Thunberg is sailing to Madrid with a family of YouTubers
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg set sail for Madrid, Spain, from Hampton, Virginia, on November 13th. She’s making the journey across the...
05:00 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Googles rollout of RCS chat for all Android users in the US begins today
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is announcing that today, a year and a half after it first unveiled RCS chat as Android’s primary texting platform, it is actually making...
05:00 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Google search will now give you feedback on your pronunciation
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google search is launching a new feature that will let users check their pronunciation of unfamiliar words with the help of machine learning. When s...
04:41 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Security robots are mobile surveillance devices, not human replacements
Photo: Knightscope Security robots are slowly becoming a more common sight in malls, offices, and public spaces. But while these bots are often presented as replacements for human securi...
03:40 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge How to get the Disney bundle with ad-free Hulu and ESPN
The new Disney+ service is just $6.99 per month, but an even more appealing deal in the eyes of some people is the $12.99 bundle that combines Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ on one bill. Unfort...
03:32 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Faze Ewok is the latest streamer to jump ship from Twitch
Soleil “Ewok” Wheeler is a lot of things: she’s a deaf 13-year-old Fortnite pro, the gaming team Faze Clan’s first female member (and the second one under 14), and as of today, Whe...
03:30 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge As Facebook sponsors a Brett Kavanaugh event, a new campaign is telling employees to fight back
Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images An advocacy group is targeting Facebook employees with ads on LinkedIn, objecting to the company’s support of an event honoring Supreme Court justice ...
03:15 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Fords all-electric SUV gets an official name: Mustang Mach-E
Ford’s all-electric Mustang-inspired SUV won’t be revealed to the public until November 17th, so, naturally, the slow drip-drip of information has begun. The company finally announced ...
03:10 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge How Respawn created its own world within Star Wars for Jedi: Fallen Order
Licensed video games can be tricky for developers. It’s one thing to make a game, but it’s another to write a storyline when you’re operating under someone else’s rules. That’s p...
03:02 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Walmarts Black Friday ad has been unveiled here are the deals you need to know about
Apple Watch | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Walmart is the latest retailer to share its full Black Friday ad, and we’ve gone through it to find the very best tech deals. ...
02:00 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge AirFly wireless headphone dongle updated with aux input support
Image: Twelve South The AirFly Pro is the latest in Twelve South’s lineup of headphone dongles, designed to let you connect your wireless headphones to a device with a 3.5mm headphone ...
02:00 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge The nine best beard trimmers
Photo: Courtesy of the retailer Like many beard-wearers with office jobs, I have the kind of stubble that’s not quite a beard, but is always verging on it. This was true when I first r...
01:54 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Venices historic flooding blamed on human failure and climate change
Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP via Getty Images An extreme high tide inundated 85 percent of Venice on Tuesday night, drowning some parts of the city in six feet of water. Floodwaters pus...
01:03 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge The everything town in the middle of nowhere
How the tiny town of Roundup, Montana, became a hub in Amazon’s supply chain Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge The world is waiting for Google Stadia to flop
Image: Google On November 19th, Google will officially become a game company, one with its very own console, controller, and distribution platform for the latest triple-A games. If all g...
12:29 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Apple could bundle news, TV, and music into one subscription as soon as 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As smartphone sales plateau, Apple is increasingly looking to subscription services like Apple News+ and Apple TV+ to fuel growth. It’s long bee...
12:04 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Nike ends direct sale of clothes and shoes on Amazon
Photo by Keith Mayhew/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Nike is bringing an end to a deal with Amazon which saw the athletics brand sell its clothes and shoes directly to customer...
12:00 pm - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge The Motorola Razr avoids Samsungs worst folding phone mistakes
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Late last night, Motorola announced the new Razr phone, which is a much-leaked folding device that looks exactly like a wider version of the classic Raz...
11:00 am - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Why tech companies owe us more than a quarterly transparency report
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales Facebook has more than 2 billion users, and at that scale comes lots of wrongdoing. The company’s latest quarterly transparency report, which quantifies...
04:15 am - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Motorola resurrects the Razr as a foldable Android smartphone
The Razr returns Continue reading… ...
04:15 am - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge Party like its 2004 with the new Motorola Razrs secret Retro Razr mode
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Motorola is bringing the Razr back in the form of a foldable Android phone, but that doesn’t mean that the company is leaving the classic design of th...
01:49 am - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge The org that doles out .org websites just sold itself to a for-profit company
Today, the Public Interest Registry (PIR), which maintains the .org top-level domain, announced that it will be acquired by Ethos Capital, a private equity firm (via Domain Name Wire). Thi...
12:01 am - Thu, November 14, 2019
The Verge John Carmack stepping down as CTO of Oculus to work on AI
John Carmack (Credit: Quakecon_Flickr) The chief technology officer of Oculus, Facebook’s VR subsidiary, is stepping down this week, he posted on Facebook today. John Carmack, who was ...
11:23 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge SpaceXs Crew Dragon spacecraft just fired up its emergency escape engines
SpaceX Today, SpaceX fired up the engines on its new passenger spacecraft, the Crew Dragon, during a ground test in Cape Canaveral, Florida — paving the way for the company to perform ...
11:09 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge SpongeBob Squarepants spinoff may head to Netflix in new massive deal with Nickelodeon
A new SpongeBob Squarepants spinoff described as a “music-based project” centered around Spongebob’s iconic neighborhood octopus Squidward is heading to Netflix, according to The New...
11:05 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Facebook updates iOS app to fix issues that let the camera open in the background
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This month, some users of Facebook’s iOS app found that that, in at least two situations, the app appeared to be activating the camera in the ba...
10:25 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge WordPress introduces a new way for bloggers to get paid
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images WordPress, one of the internet’s leading purveyors of blog infrastructure and hosting, has taken a step t...
10:08 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge DJI wants to let anyone with a smartphone monitor nearby drones
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge DJI is working on technology that would let anyone with a smartphone keep track of airborne drones that are nearby, according to Reuters. The news was a...
10:01 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge These are the best phone deals that Black Friday will have to offer
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Black Friday is almost here. The big shopping weekend actually starts on Thursday, November 28th, which is Thanksgiving in the US. If you’re...
09:09 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge No, e-bikes arent cheating
Photo by Bernd Thissen/picture alliance via Getty Images A common complaint you hear about electric bikes is that they basically amount to cheating. Cycling, especially mountain biking, ...
08:14 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Apple Music Replay compiles your most-played songs from each year into playlists
Image: Apple Music Apple Music is introducing a fun new way to take a look at your listening history from over the past year. Called Apple Music Replay, the new feature will bundle up ev...
08:06 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge YouTubes new kids content system has creators scrambling
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As of Tuesday afternoon, YouTube is requiring creators to label any videos of theirs that may appeal to children. If they say a video is directed ...
07:50 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Microsoft improves the Surface Pro X with new Edge Chromium ARM beta
Microsoft is allowing Surface Pro X owners to get access to early native ARM copies of its Edge Chromium browser today. The software giant is making the ARM version of Edge available in th...
07:36 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Facebook includes Instagram in its transparency report for the first time
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is including Instagram in its transparency report for the first time, releasing data on how the company moderates content related to chil...
07:36 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Fortnites Android installer is now a launcher for Epic mobile games
A few weeks after the launch of Fortnite’s second chapter, developer Epic made a seemingly minor change: the Fortnite installer for Android was updated to become the Epic Games App. What...
07:15 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Disney warns viewers about past racism, but not as well as Warner Bros.
Some of Disney’s older movies streaming on Disney+ will include disclaimers about the cultural context of certain scenes that are considered outright racist and prejudiced today. The dis...
07:08 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Apples 16-inch MacBook Pro was just announced and its already on sale
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple just announced a new 16-inch version of its MacBook Pro earlier this morning, with a revamped “Magic” keyboard, improved speakers, a...
06:45 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge The USPTO wants to know if artificial intelligence can own the content it creates
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US office responsible for patents and trademarks is trying to figure out how AI might call for changes to copyright law, and it’s asking the...
06:14 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Rockstar apologizes for buggy Red Dead Redemption 2 launch on PC
Rockstar Games is “sincerely apologizing” to players over a series of technical problems that have plagued Red Dead Redemption 2 since its launch on PC last week. The studio tweeted ou...
06:06 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Modes of transportation in The Wizard of Oz, ranked
Photo by LMPC via Getty Images 9. Tornado By far the worst way to get around in The Wizard of Oz. First of all, it’s loud. Second of all, it has a tendency to destroy everything in its...
05:51 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Why is American internet access so much more expensive than the rest of the world?
The Verge 2018 tech report cards | Artist: Alex Castro When NYU economist Thomas Philippon moved to the United States from France in the 1990s, he noticed everything from laptops to inte...
05:46 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Apples Phil Schiller says kids with Chromebooks in classroom are not going to succeed
Apple has a new laptop out today, the 16-inch MacBook Pro, and so Apple’s marketing chief Phil Schiller is out and about, talking trash about the competition. In an interview with CNET, ...
05:32 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Lightroom on iOS will soon allow direct photo import from external storage
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Adobe shared a preview of a direct photo import feature for Lightroom CC on iOS 13.2, which is slated to arrive in an update by the end of the...
05:12 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Disney surpasses 10 million subscribers on first day
Photo: Disney Disney+ surpassed 10 million subscribers in its first day, the company announced today. Disney’s announcement comes after Apptopia reported that the Disney+ app has been...
04:13 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Motorolas folding Razr leaks again just hours before official launch event
Image: FCC / Motorola Images of Motorola’s unannounced foldable Razr phone have surfaced once again, this time via the device’s Federal Communications Commission certification. MySma...
04:00 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Google Maps will speak the names of foreign places so you can ask for directions without shame
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google Maps is incredibly useful when you’re navigating a country you’ve never been to before. (I couldn’t have survived a recent trip t...
04:00 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Brave 1.0 launches, bringing the privacy-first browser out of beta
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Today marks the official launch of Brave 1.0, a free open-source browser. The beta version has already drawn 8 million monthly users, but now,...
02:58 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge How Teslas first Gigafactory is changing Reno, Nevada
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Tesla’s first Gigafactory in Reno, Nevada, has a well-documented place in the company’s history, both for how it helped Elon Musk ship his first ma...
02:17 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Google plans to offer checking accounts next year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is planning to offer checking accounts within its Google Pay app, The Wall Street Journal reports. Its “Cache” project, which could lau...
02:11 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge T-Mobile has made big promises about its merger but talk is cheap
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge To gain federal approval of their $26 billion merger, T-Mobile and Sprint have spent years promising a universe of incredible benefits, from lower...
02:10 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge The best games of 2019
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge By the time December rolls around, the beginning of the year can be a blur. Twelve months is a long time, and it’s easy to forget what happened ...
02:00 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Spotifys Magic Leap app will change playlists as you change rooms
Image: Magic Leap Spotify has released a version of its music streaming app on Magic Leap’s headset, the augmented reality company announced today. The app will show a location-aware t...
02:00 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Pokmon Sword and Shield are the best Pokmon games in years
The shift to console makes the latest Pokémon bigger and more exciting Continue reading… ...
01:49 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Apples 15-inch MacBook Pro is no more
The arrival of Apple’s new 16-inch MacBook Pro comes with an unexpected twist: the classic 15-inch model is being phased out entirely. The 16-inch MacBook Pro is replacing it in the line...
01:43 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge A fully loaded 16-inch MacBook Pro costs $6,099
Image: Apple Apple just introduced its 16-inch MacBook Pro, and the new machine offers some firsts in terms of laptop hardware specs for the company. You can configure the 16-inch MacBoo...
01:42 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge The 16-inch MacBook Pro is now available to order
The new Magic Keyboard on the 16-inch MacBook Pro. | Image: Apple After many months of rumors, Apple’s new 16-inch MacBook Pro is finally official. It has a bigger screen and a better ...
01:30 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Apples 16-inch MacBook Pro is here and it has a good keyboard
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales Goodbye Butterfly Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Apples new Mac Pro is shipping next month
Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge Apple will start selling its redesigned Mac Pro in December, the company tells The Verge. The pro-focused, made-in-the-USA computer was announced in June...
12:00 pm - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Han Shot First, but leave Lucas edits in Star Wars forever
Whew! Disney+ has launched and the only place with more content than its app is our website. Wow okay that was corny, I’m sorry, but something about Disney brings out the safe, anodyne j...
11:38 am - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Adidas to end robotic shoe production in Germany and the US
Image: Adidas Adidas will halt production at its two robotic “Speedfactories” in the US and Germany, the company has announced. The Ansbach and Atlanta factories, which opened in 201...
11:00 am - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Snap CEO Evan Spiegel on why Spectacles are a new kind of camera
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge As long as mobile phones remain our primary computing devices, the balance of power between social networks seems unlikely to shift too much in any dire...
10:32 am - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Intel is still struggling with the truth about its processor security flaws
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Intel revealed a new set of security problems with its processors earlier this year, and issued fixes to resolve them. While the chip maker may ha...
10:06 am - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Trump deal to share 3D-printed gun blueprints online ruled unlawful
The 3D-printed “Liberator” gun designed by Defense Distributed. A federal judge has struck down a decision by the Trump administration to allow blueprints for 3D-printed guns to be ...
09:24 am - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Ikeas first decorative smart bulb is just $9.99 Hues costs $24.99
Ikea’s first Edison-style smart bulb. | Image: Ikea Ikea continues to expand its lineup of Tradfri smart lighting with its first decorative bulb. What’s notable is the price. At $9.9...
01:03 am - Wed, November 13, 2019
The Verge Verizons new set-top box is possibly the worst option out there for streaming
Image: Verizon In case you didn’t already have a Roku device, an Amazon Fire TV, a Chromecast, or an Apple TV, Verizon is launching a new set-top box called the Verizon Stream TV. It...
11:01 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Apple will reportedly introduce 16-inch MacBook Pro as soon as tomorrow
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The long-rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro is due for an imminent release, according to Bloomberg. Mark Gurman reports that Apple could launch the machi...
10:58 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Tim Cook to host Donald Trump at Texas Apple factory, per report
Photo by Tom Brenner/Getty Images President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook are reportedly expected to tour the company’s Texas-based manufacturing facilities together soon, CNBC r...
10:56 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Google reportedly fires staffer in media leak crackdown
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google has reportedly fired an employee believed to be leaking to the media, as it placed two others involved with internal activism at the co...
10:53 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday deals from Best Buy so far
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Best Buy has shared its Black Friday ad, and one of the big surprises was that some of its best deals are already happening. Some of them are ...
10:33 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Snowman-shaped target of NASAs New Horizons mission gets a brand-new name
NASA A snowman-shaped object that NASA probe New Horizons flew by in early 2019 now has a brand-new name. On November 12th, NASA officials announced that the item formerly known as MU69 ...
10:03 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Apple in final talks with former HBO visionary who championed Game of Thrones
Richard Plepler is best known as the man who helped shape HBO into the prestige network it is today, and now he’s in final negotiations to bring those talents to Apple. Plepler is looki...
09:45 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Fukushima reinvents itself with a $2.7 billion bet on renewables
Photo by Christopher Furlong / Getty Images The site of the most recent high-profile nuclear disaster is reinventing itself as a renewable energy leader in Japan. Land that became too to...
09:15 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Veterans Affairs faces complaint after blocking Navy veteran on Twitter
Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images Over the past couple of years, courts have ruled that politicians like Donald Trump can’t block people for yelling at them on Twitter or Facebook. But...
08:32 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Disney: news and updates on Walt Disneys streaming service
Designed to rival streaming giants like Hulu and Netflix, Disney+ is live Continue reading… ...
08:32 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Disney: all the news and updates on Walt Disneys streaming service
Designed to rival streaming giants like Hulu and Netflix, Disney+ is live Continue reading… ...
08:32 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Teslas fourth Gigafactory will be in Berlin, Elon Musk says
Tesla’s first Gigafactory outside Reno, Nevada. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday that his company’s fourth Gigafactory will be built just outside...
08:24 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Border officials cant have boundless access to search devices, court rules
Photo by Jinitzail Hernández/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images While officials have broad powers to screen travelers at the border, they can’t search electronic devices without reaso...
07:52 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Minecraft Earth is now available in early access in the US
Image: Microsoft Minecraft Earth (think Pokémon Go, but Minecraft) was first revealed in May, and following its beta, it’s been slowly rolling out in early access across the world, fi...
07:01 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Walmarts early Black Friday deals have begun here are the ones you need to know about
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you’re already looking for Black Friday 2019 deals, Walmart is among the first of the major retailers to serve them up. It’s hard to consider the...
06:52 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Twitch Studio, the companys streaming software for new users, is now in open beta
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch Studio — the broadcasting software the live-streaming site debuted back in August to a select group of users — is now open to the publi...
06:27 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Facebooks iOS app might be opening the camera in the background without your knowledge
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook might have another security problem on its hands, as some people have reported on Twitter that Facebook’s iOS app appears to be activat...
06:15 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge George Lucas changed Han Solos scene with Greedo in Star Wars: A New Hope, Disney confirmed
Disney+ arrived with seven chapters of the Skywalker saga, but people have started to notice something strange about the first Star Wars film, A New Hope: it has an entirely different edit...
06:03 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Toyota Uruguay wants humming electric cars to help pedestrians and plants
Within the next two years, the US and Europe will require all new electric and hybrid vehicles to make noise at low speeds so pedestrians hear them coming. But automakers and regulators ar...
06:02 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge The Simpsons aspect ratio is messed up on Disney
All 30 seasons of The Simpsons are available for fans to stream on Disney+ starting today, but there’s one glaring problem: the aspect ratio is off. Every episode of The Simpsons is cur...
06:01 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Windows 10 November 2019 Update is now available as more of a service pack
Microsoft is releasing its latest Windows 10 November 2019 Update to devices today. While most of Microsoft’s significant Windows 10 updates usually come with a host of new features, thi...
05:54 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Chuck Schumer wants the US Army to think twice before using TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) raised concerns over the US Army’s use of the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok to find recruits...
05:51 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge E-bikes are coming back to San Francisco after Lyft resolves issues with battery fires
Lyft is bringing its rentable, pedal-assist electric bikes back to San Francisco five months after several battery fires forced the company to pull them from service. The e-bikes were onl...
05:47 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Rad Power Bikes lineup of e-bikes is discounted ahead of Black Friday
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Rad Power Bikes makes some capable e-bikes, like the RadWagon Electric Cargo Bike that The Verge’s Andrew Hawkins calls “a legitimate car ...
05:33 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Facebook Pay is a new payment system for WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook
Facebook is launching a new payments system today, appropriately named Facebook Pay. It will be available across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp, and it’s designed to facili...
05:08 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge The problem with Googles health care ambitions is that no one knows where they end
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Yesterday, The Wall Street Journal accused Google of stealthily collecting sensitive patient data from millions of Americans without their consent...
05:00 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Herman Miller is getting into gaming
Photo: Complexity Gaming Herman Miller, the furniture company perhaps best-known for the iconic Eames Lounge Chair, is getting into gaming. Today the company announced a partnership with...
05:00 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Podcasts are now available on Pandoras website and desktop app
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge As of today, Podcasts on Pandora are now available for all users on the Pandora website and on its desktop app for Mac and Windows. The compan...
04:13 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Han Solos scene with Greedo in Star Wars: A New Hope may be edited differently on Disney
Disney+ arrived with seven chapters of the Skywalker saga, but people have started to notice something strange about the first Star Wars film, A New Hope: it appears to have an entirely di...
04:00 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Disney will tolerate password sharing on Disney for now
Do you pay for your own Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, or HBO Now accounts? A simple truth of today is that many of us share access to streaming services. Maybe you split the cost with frien...
03:32 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge How to get a year of free Disney from Verizon
Disney+ promises to be popular among viewers, especially children, Star Wars fans, animation enthusiasts, and Marvel lovers. The streaming service went live today, and while the normal cos...
03:26 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Disney doesnt have to sell anyone on streaming
Image: Disney+ Compared to competitors like Netflix or Apple TV Plus, Disney+ is uniquely situated. It’s not a new space where viewers can watch a wide, varied selection; rather, it’...
03:03 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge The Mandalorians first episode shows that Star Wars can work on the small screen
Photo: Lucasfilm / Disney Star Wars has always been heavily inspired by classic Westerns. But that’s never been quite as overt as it is in The Mandalorian, the first live-action TV ser...
03:00 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Dell pledges to make greener computers over the next decade
Photo by Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Dell is launching new efforts to shrink its carbon footprint and cut down on e-waste. The sustainability targets were unveiled ...
02:36 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Impeachment podcasts are about more than Trump
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Within a day of impeachment proceedings being initiated against President Donald Trump, podcasts had already begun pivoting to full-on impeachment...
02:12 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge The Outer Worlds is a cruel twist on role-playing games lone hero stories
Private Division Midway through Obsidian Entertainment’s new role-playing shooter The Outer Worlds, I met a man miserably playing a corporate mascot, his head semi-permanently enclosed...
02:00 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Spotify Free music now plays on Sonos speakers
The $99 Sonos-compatible Symfonisk speaker sold by Ikea. | Image: Ikea Sonos is today adding a long-awaited feature to its whole-home audio solution: Spotify Free streaming support. Now ...
01:00 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Master & Dynamics MH40 Wireless look and feel like $300, but dont sound like it
Looks can be deceiving Continue reading… ...
12:23 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Instagram is testing a new video editing tool called Reels that copies TikToks best features
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram has launched a new video editing tool in Brazil that copies some of the best-known features of TikTok. As reported by TechCrunch and Var...
12:18 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Disney experiencing unable to connect errors on launch day
The launch day crunch is causing some problems for Disney+. After going live in the wee hours of the morning, Disney’s streaming service is now showing “unable to connect” errors as ...
12:00 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Apple owns every mistake Goldman Sachs makes with its card
Apple One of the most important stories over the weekend was the news that Apple’s credit card is being investigated for discriminating against women. This story has almost as many lay...
12:00 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge How to stream Disney
The highly anticipated Disney+ streaming service, which will likely prove as essential as Netflix to many consumers, is now available. Disney+ combines content from Disney, Marvel, Star Wa...
12:00 pm - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Heres what time every episode of The Mandalorian and other Disney shows go live
Photo: Disney Disney+ is here, and the first episode of Lucasfilm’s highly anticipated live-action series, The Mandalorian, is live. Once you’ve finished devouring The Mandalorian’...
11:19 am - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Sonic the Hedgehog returns with bigger eyes and fewer teeth in new trailer
The first trailer for the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie arrived earlier this year, and was immediately met with criticism over Sonic’s appearance. The widespread backlash to the C...
11:00 am - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Filter Bubble author Eli Pariser on why we need publicly owned social networks
Given the phenomenon it describes, it’s perhaps appropriate that the concept of “filter bubbles” has turned out to be so polarizing. To believers, it’s self-evident that social fee...
10:00 am - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Snap Spectacles 3 review: reaching new depths
Snap’s latest glasses are pricey but hint at where the world is going Continue reading… ...
09:53 am - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Instagram is testing a new video editing tool that sounds a lot like TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It was only a matter of time before Facebook’s cloning machine was spun into action to counter the growing threat from viral video app TikTok. ...
09:12 am - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Disney has the first ever 4K HDR versions of the original Star Wars trilogy
Star Wars in 4K Atmos | Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge Disney+ is going live today, and it includes an unexpected perk: the first 4K versions of several Star Wars movies, including t...
08:01 am - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Disney wont share ratings for original Disney titles despite industry push to do so
Photo: Disney Disney won’t publicly share viewership numbers for its original series and movies, despite fellow streaming giants like Netflix being more transparent in the wake of indu...
08:01 am - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Disney doesnt have plans to bring live-action Spider-Man movies to Disney
Image: Sony Pictures Disney is working to bring the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe collection — 23 titles to date — to its Disney+ streaming service, but Spider-Man: Homecoming and...
08:01 am - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Were not embarrassed by the fact that we have big blockbusters, Disney exec says
Marvel Studios Marvel Studios is at the heart of a debate. One side is represented by directors like Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola, who argue that superhero movies dominating ...
08:01 am - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge How important will Marvels Disney shows be in understanding the Cinematic Universe?
Marvel Studios Marvel Studios Kevin Feige kicked off a chorus of complaints last week after declaring that in order to understand everything happening in future Marvel movies, people wou...
04:40 am - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Google reveals Project Nightingale after being accused of secretly gathering personal health records
Google secretly gathered millions of patient records across 21 states on behalf of a health care provider, in an effort dubbed “Project Nightingale,” reports The Wall Street Journal. N...
02:49 am - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Heres why Netflix is ditching old Roku devices: DRM
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last week, Netflix announced that it was ending support for older devices from Samsung, Roku, and Vizio after December 1st, but it wasn’t clear ...
12:30 am - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge Disney launch lineup: Every movie and TV show available to stream in the US on day one
Photo: Walt Disney Company Disney’s foray into an online streaming subscription service, Disney+, is set to launch globally on November 12th, and we’ve updated this post with the com...
12:13 am - Tue, November 12, 2019
The Verge This new HyperJuice 100W GaN charger could be the charger of your dreams
Image: Hyper Gallium nitride chargers have been getting better fast since they first came out earlier this year — we started with 30W and 45W chargers, then small 61W bricks, then a 60...
11:42 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Apple TV Plus exec leaves two weeks after streaming service debuts to mediocre reviews
Photo: Apple TV Plus To say that Apple TV Plus’ first slate of programming debuted to less than stellar reviews would be an understatement. Now, a top TV executive in charge of Apple...
10:15 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Facebook will now let you turn off notification dots in its mobile app
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook is making a wonderful change to its mobile app to ease the pain on our notification-riddled brains: the company is rolling out the ab...
10:06 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge This wild NES mouse will haunt your dreams
Nintendo’s original Entertainment System (NES) is now 34 years old. A millennial, in other words. And since the console debuted in North America in the fall of 1985, its design — the f...
09:59 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Microsoft vows to honor Californias sweeping privacy law across entire US
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Monday, Microsoft announced that it would honor the “core rights” provided to Californians through the state’s landmark data privacy law ...
09:52 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Techs transportation companies keep bending the knee to Saudi Arabia
Photo by Mikhail Klimentyev\TASS via Getty Images In an interview with Axios that aired November 10th, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi called the murder of the journalist and US resident Jama...
08:35 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Disney gets last-minute update, will have most Marvel movies at launch
Disney has apparently worked out multiple deals to get much of the MCU back at launch. A new Twitter thread from the official Disney+ account lists a number of new Marvel titles that will ...
08:09 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Apple pulls app that let you stalk people you follow on Instagram
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In October, Instagram phased out the “Following” tab. That’s because it shared a lot of information about what your friends and the people y...
08:03 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Google plans to give slow websites a new badge of shame in Chrome
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is experimenting with a badge of shame for websites that load slowly in Chrome. “In the future, Chrome may identify sites that typically ...
07:36 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Queer Eyes Bobby Berk on designing for Japanese homes, TikTok, and the new iPhones
Ivan Solis The newest season of Netflix’s Queer Eye has the Fab Five bringing their joyful brand of self-love and wellness to Japan, joined by stars Kiko Mizuhara and Naomi Watanabe to...
07:30 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Google may be secretly gathering millions of personal health records with alleged Project Nightingale
Google is secretly gathering millions of patient records across 21 states, in an effort dubbed ‘Project Nightingale’, reports The Wall Street Journal. Neither doctors nor patients were...
06:39 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge All the games coming to Google Stadia at launch and through 2020
Google’s cloud gaming platform, Stadia, will launch on November 19th. The service costs $130 for a hardware kit; while you can pay $9.99 per month for a subscription plan called Stadia P...
06:04 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge WeWork reportedly wants to hire T-Mobiles brash CEO John Legere as its new boss
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge WeWork is in discussions to hire John Legere, the trash-talking executive who turned T-Mobile around, as its new CEO, according to The Wall Street Journa...
05:45 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Designing League of Legends stunning holographic Worlds opening ceremony
Photo: Adela Sznajder / ESPAT Media With a little help from the Super Bowl and Louis Vuitton Continue reading… ...
05:34 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Amazon is opening its own grocery store in 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon will be opening a new, full-size grocery store in a neighborhood of Los Angeles, and it won’t be under the Whole Foods brand, the company...
05:01 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Amazon Fire HD 10 (2019) review: you get what you pay for
As good as it gets for $150, but no better Continue reading… ...
05:00 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 review: the XPS 13 to get
The latest XPS 13 2-in-1 rights the wrongs of its predecessor and is even better than the standard XPS 13 Continue reading… ...
03:54 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Twitter proposes draft deepfake policies
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Monday, Twitter announced that it would be developing a deepfake policy and asked users to help make its final decision on the new rule. Late ...
02:53 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge YouTube says it has no obligation to host anyones video
The Verge YouTube is rolling out updated terms of service on December 10th, and a new line acts as a reminder that the company doesn’t have to keep any video up that it doesn’t want ...
02:22 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Watch SpaceX launch 60 satellites into orbit
SpaceX Update 10:10 AM ET: The launch went smoothly, and the 60 satellites are expected to be deployed in orbit about an hour after launch, around 10:56AM ET. The first stage of the Falc...
02:05 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge How the Sunrise Movement built a viral climate campaign without Twitter ads
Photo by Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Twitter’s political ad ban probably won’t slow them down Continue reading… ...
02:02 pm - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Apple reportedly plans 2022 release for first AR headset, followed by AR glasses in 2023
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple plans to release its first augmented reality headset in 2022, followed by a smaller device — a pair of AR glasses — in 2023, according t...
11:35 am - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Uber CEO calls Saudi murder of journalist a mistake, then quickly backtracks
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has said in an interview with Axios that the murder of the journalist and US resident ...
11:05 am - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Microsofts new videos make boring software look sexy again
Microsoft keeps making boring software look really sexy. Earlier this year the software giant put out sizzle videos for SharePoint and Windows Terminal, which were highly produced and look...
11:00 am - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Subscribe to The Interface, my daily newsletter about platforms and democracy
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Every Monday through Thursday at 5PM PT Continue reading… ...
10:57 am - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Apples credit card is being investigated for discriminating against women
Image: Apple Apple’s new credit card is being investigated by financial regulators after customers complained that the card’s lending algorithms discriminated against women. The inc...
08:09 am - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge Realme takes chunk of India mobile market as Samsung slides
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Realme keeps on increasing its share of the Indian smartphone market, growing shipments more than 400 percent year-on-year to grab 14.3 percent in the thi...
05:00 am - Mon, November 11, 2019
The Verge How to watch Mercury travel across the face of the Sun on Monday
NASA On Monday, November 11, the planet Mercury will pass directly between Earth and the Sun in an event that won’t happen again for another thirteen years. During this transit, Mercur...
07:14 pm - Sun, November 10, 2019
The Verge Vergecast: Microsofts big hardware bets this fall were a mixed bag
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge It’s a bonus episode of The Vergecast! Dieter Bohn sits down with Tom Warren and Dan Seifert to go over all of our reviews of Microsoft’s new Surfac...
04:00 pm - Sun, November 10, 2019
The Verge Tangle Towers animations and voice acting make it an engrossing murder mystery game
SFB games It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column Short Play we suggest video games that c...
12:37 pm - Sun, November 10, 2019
The Verge Riot opened the League of Legends World Championships with a holographic hip-hop concert
Once again, a virtual music group stole the show at one of the biggest e-sports events of the year. Back in 2018 the opening ceremonies for the League of Legends World Championships featur...
03:00 pm - Sat, November 9, 2019
The Verge 9 new trailers you should watch this week
Photo: Kyle Kaplan / Sony Pictures The Deuce wrapped up a couple weeks ago with one of the all-time weirdest final episodes. Part of me loves it: the show jumped decades into the future ...
01:40 pm - Sat, November 9, 2019
The Verge Here are the best deals from Sams Clubs big one-day sale happening right now
Image: Vizio Sam’s Club, like every other major retailer, will be taking part in Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019. But unlike most others (aside from Best Buy), it’s already gettin...
01:19 am - Sat, November 9, 2019
The Verge WeWork: the latest news about 2019s soap opera of a company
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It’s been quite a fall Continue reading… ...
12:43 am - Sat, November 9, 2019
The Verge Instagram will test hiding likes in the US as soon as next week
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram has been running tests where it hides like counts on posts in seven different countries around the world, and very soon, it will start t...
11:37 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge WeWork is divesting itself from its non-core businesses, including a wave pool company
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Earlier this week, SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son said that it was a mistake to have invested in WeWork, and shared a “simple” three step plan to tu...
11:03 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Behringers newest synth is a $150 clone of the classic Roland TB-303
Image: Behringer Behringer has announced its newest synth, the TD-3, an analog bass line synthesizer that’s essentially a clone of Roland’s TB-303 from 1982. Although the company doe...
10:39 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Facebook and YouTube ban naming alleged Trump impeachment whistleblower
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook and YouTube are removing content that potentially names the anonymous whistleblower who sparked a presidential impeachment inquiry, with ...
10:23 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Best Buys early Black Friday deals have already started, and theyre great
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Best Buy has shared its Black Friday ad, and one of the big surprises was that some of its best deals are already happening. If you’re a My ...
10:09 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge SMS provider said 168,000 Valentines texts were delayed now it says the number is higher
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The company at fault for the tens of thousands of delayed text messages that were sent out early Thursday morning says that more messages were...
09:39 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Facebook bans naming alleged Trump impeachment whistleblower
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is removing content that potentially names the anonymous whistleblower who sparked a presidential impeachment inquiry, saying it violates...
09:28 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton still thinks you should delete Facebook
Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for WIRED WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is still behind the idea of deleting Facebook, telling a crowd at Wired’s 25th anniversary summit that w...
08:56 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Rokus new free app lets you control your viewing with your Apple Watch
Photo courtesy Roku If you’re constantly misplacing your Roku remote, you now have an alternative way to control your movies — right from your wrist. According to the Roku blog, ther...
08:55 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Microsofts Surface Pro X now steers you away from buying apps that dont work
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verg The Surface Pro X sure looks nice, but a lot of currently available apps on the Microsoft Store don’t work with its custom SQ1 64-bit ARM processor —...
08:46 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Googles early Black Friday deals include $200 off the Pixel 4, $100 off the Pixel 3A
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google has announced a few of its Black Friday deals, and they’re currently focused around its Pixel phones. You’ll be able to find decent...
08:32 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge CDC announces breakthrough in vaping lung injury investigation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Samples of lung fluid from 29 lung injury patients in 10 states all contained the same chemical, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sa...
07:46 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge 2019 is the year of the climate strike
Global Climate Strike | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge “Climate strike” has been crowned word of the year by Collins Dictionary. The term, which refers to people leaving...
07:12 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Adobe deals with painful early reviews of Photoshop for iPad
At the kickoff keynote for Adobe Max, the company’s massive annual creativity conference, 15,000 designers and creatives cheered as Photoshop on the iPad was unveiled onstage. The long-a...
06:36 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Sonys 1000X M3 headphones are $70 off ahead of Black Friday
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Black Friday is quickly approaching and the sales are ramping up. The next set of deals include Sony’s outstanding wireless noise-canceling WH-1000XM...
06:29 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge GM sells Lordstown factory to the offshoot of a struggling EV startup
Image: Lordstown Motors The closed General Motors factory in Lordstown, Ohio that’s been at the center of the company’s tension with President Trump has a new owner: an electric vehi...
06:18 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Apple is fixing encrypted email on macOS because its not quite as encrypted as we thought
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple stakes a lot of its reputation on how it protects the privacy of its users, as it wants to be the only tech company you trust. But if you se...
05:45 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Trump suggests raising the vaping age to 21 or so
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge President Trump teased new federal restrictions on vaping today to reporters at the White House, suggesting that the government might raise the ag...
04:46 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge WeWorks workers are organizing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WeWork — sorry, The We Company — is in freefall, and has been since its disastrous attempt to go public earlier this year. The co-working comp...
04:45 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Googles Stadia cloud gaming service is coming November 19th: Everything you need to know
You can still preorder a Premiere Edition to play shortly after launch Continue reading… ...
04:13 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Vergecast: Adobe Max 2019, AirPods Pro review, and missed texts from Valentines Day
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge This week on The Vergecast, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller welcome back Verge reporter and artist Dami Lee to discuss the biggest n...
04:12 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Netflix is ending support for old devices from Samsung, Roku, and Vizio in December
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix has announced that it’s dropping support for a number of old devices, including old Samsung and Vizio smart TVs, and first-generation Ro...
03:26 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Playing piano with a sledgehammer: creating Death Strandings unidentifiable score
How random tools helped make the music to Hideo Kojima’s new game Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Amanda Phingbodhipakkiyas Community of Microbes: a celebration of color and science
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge ‘There’s opportunity for people to see the wonder in science.’ Continue reading… ...
02:35 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Its that time of year again fall is here and packs of robot dogs are frolicking in the leaves
There’s nothing I like more on bright and cold autumnal days than heading down to the park and watching the robot dogs playing in piles of leaves. To hear the scuttle of their little met...
02:32 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC would be great if I could actually play it
Red Dead Redemption 2 finally released on PC this week, and things have not gone well for Rockstar. Yesterday, Samit Sarkar at our sister site Polygon reported on various technical issues ...
02:00 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge As 2020 approaches, Congress is dropping the ball
Photo By Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images In 2016, election infrastructure across the country was targeted by foreign actors. Some voters in North Carolina were told they al...
02:00 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Apple Arcades latest surprise is Guildlings, a cute fantasy game from the creator of Threes
We’re nearly two months out from the launch of Apple Arcade, and things haven’t slowed down much: excellent new games from well-known creators still regularly hit the subscription serv...
01:30 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Death Strandings creepy little baby is also kind of cute
It’s impossible to miss when BB cries. The unsettling baby is one of the constants of Death Stranding, the latest game from Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima. BB is part equipment, part ch...
01:00 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Death Strandings best moments are its quietest
Death Stranding, Hideo Kojima’s long-awaited debut under his new studio, is a large and convoluted game. Most of your time is spent navigating indecipherable terms like “chiral network...
12:49 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Motorola Moto G8 video leak reveals triple rear cameras
Image: Evan Blass A newly leaked promotional video has given us our first look at Motorola’s Moto G8, which looks set to be the third entry in the G8 lineup behind the Moto G8 Play and...
12:00 pm - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge T-Mobiles latest merger gambit isnt subtle
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images T-Mobile announced its plans for a 5G rollout yesterday, promising to launch “nationwide” service on December 6th. It’s much wider coverage than eit...
11:00 am - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge How leaked court documents reveal Facebooks fundamental paranoia
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Oh fine, let’s talk about some ancient Facebook history. Once upon a time there was an atrocious company called Six4Three. It made an app call...
09:07 am - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Disney is launching in the UK on March 31st 2020
Image: Disney Disney+ will be available in the UK on March 31st, a little over four months after it launches in the US on November 12th, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced on an earnings call...
09:00 am - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Motorola Moto G8 Plus review: a battery boost for the budget king
It’s hard to fault at this price Continue reading… ...
08:00 am - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Oppos Reno Ace really does have the fastest fast charging
Last month Oppo announced its latest flagship phone, the Reno Ace, with a headline feature of the world’s fastest fast-charge solution yet. Oppo’s 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 fast charger is cla...
12:14 am - Fri, November 8, 2019
The Verge Disney is using FX to ensure people dont forget about Hulu
Hulu With Disney+ just five days out from launching, it’s easy to assume that Disney executives would want to talk to investors during its fourth quarter earnings call about the antici...
10:28 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Smartphones havent killed GoPro, theyve only made it stronger
Photo by Brent Rose for The Verge GoPro’s new Hero 8 Black had the best first month of sales of any camera in the company’s history, according to third quarter financial results rele...
10:11 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Microsoft bet against Intel with its new Surfaces and lost
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft’s latest Surface hardware is now out in the world, and it’s clear that the biggest gamble that the company took with this year...
10:00 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Disney reaches deal with Amazon to put Disney on Fire TV devices
Disney+ will be available on Amazon Fire TV devices for the November 12th launch after all, according to The Wall Street Journal, following a WSJ report last month that said the streaming ...
09:54 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge The Google Pixel 4 will be up to $400 off on Black Friday
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you’ve been holding out for a sale on the newly released Pixel 4, this upcoming Black Friday deal is worth the wait. Best Buy announced a heap of B...
09:35 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge YouTube enters the live-streaming fight (again)
The Verge The first time YouTube tried live-streaming, it failed. YouTube Gaming began in 2015, after Google tried and failed to buy Twitch, and as of this May the project was shuttered ...
09:31 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge The Lion King helped boost Disneys earnings as company prepares for Disney launch
Photo: Walt Disney Studios Disney’s final earnings call before the launch of its anticipated streaming service, Disney+, reminded investors that Disney is in a strong place, beating re...
08:26 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge The big questions behind TikToks looming national security investigation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Less than two months after TikTok came under fire for appearing to censor videos related to the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, the app is fa...
08:17 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Juul is discontinuing its mint flavor
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Juul announced today that it will halt sales of its mint-flavored pods after recently released studies found the flavor was especially popular amo...
07:38 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Microsoft reveals the future of OneNote and its all about Fluid and desktop
Microsoft is detailing its plans for its popular OneNote app today. The software giant reversed course and revived its OneNote 2016 desktop app earlier this week, with a new dark mode and ...
07:23 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge GM turned a 1960s pickup into an electric hot rod
Images: General Motors General Motors teased the “future of hot rodding” this week with a stunning, if not necessarily novel idea: the automaker took a vintage 1962 Chevrolet C-10 pi...
07:10 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Harley-Davidson offers a sneak peek of its new electric bikes, going on sale in 2020
One of the most hotly anticipated electric bicycles scheduled to be released in 2020 isn’t from a traditional bike manufacturer, or even some new crowdfunding e-bike startup, but from on...
06:37 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Bill Gates and Elizabeth Warren are tweeting at each other about wealth inequality
Bill Gates and Elizabeth Warren are tweeting at each other — and it seems possible they could have an IRL conversation soon. But let’s first back up to why they’re @-ing each other. ...
06:32 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Apple rolls out iOS 13.2.2 update with fix for annoying multitasking bug
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple has just released iOS and iPadOS 13.2.2, with a fix for a frustrating bug that led apps to close in the background much quicker than usu...
06:21 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Alienware starts selling GPU upgrade kits for the Area-51m
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Alienware’s Area-51m came onto the laptop scene at the beginning of the year with a big promise: that you’d be able to upgrade nearly every componen...
05:13 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Adobe is building live-streaming into Creative Cloud apps
Adobe is developing live-streaming features that are built directly into its Creative Cloud apps, the company announced at its annual Adobe Max creativity conference. A beta version of the...
05:04 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge T-Mobile claims it will give free internet to 10 million homes if Sprint merger goes through
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Thursday, T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced that, if his company’s merger with Sprint closes, the New T-Mobile would roll out a program to h...
05:00 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Google upgrades its no-coding, in-browser AI trainer to make it more functional
Google has upgraded its Teachable Machine, an in-browser web experiment it originally released in 2017 to teach people some basic principles of machine learning. The original version of t...
05:00 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge YouTubes homepage redesign means people will see bigger thumbnails and fewer videos
YouTube YouTube is launching a new homepage design today that will include bigger thumbnails, which is a move that frustrated people when the company first tested the refreshed look in A...
04:53 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge A ton of people received text messages overnight that were originally sent on Valentines Day
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Something strange is happening with text messages in the US right now. Overnight, a multitude of people received text messages that appear to ...
04:45 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Best Buys early Black Friday deals have already started, and theyre great
Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Best Buy has shared its Black Friday ad, and one of the big surprises was that some of its best deals are already happening. If you’re a My Best Buy member (Be...
04:24 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Uber may have to pay Waymo to use its self-driving tech
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber has admitted that it may either have to come to a licensing agreement with Waymo or make design changes to its autonomous vehicle technology,...
04:03 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge T-Mobiles new budget Connect plan costs $15 per month with 2GB of data
T-Mobile has announced a new T-Mobile Connect wireless plan that’s now the cheapest plan the carrier offers: $15 per month for unlimited talk, text, and 2GB of data. That price includes...
04:03 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge T-Mobile promises a $15 budget Connect plan with 2GB data if the Sprint merger goes through
T-Mobile has announced a new T-Mobile Connect wireless plan that’s would be the cheapest plan the carrier offers: $15 per month for unlimited talk, text, and 2GB of data. The catch? T-Mo...
03:58 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge T-Mobile promises free 5G to first responders for 10 years after Sprint merger
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Thursday, T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced that if his company’s merger with Sprint closes, the new company would offer free 5G service to ...
03:53 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Netflix CEO defends decision to pull Patriot Act episode, says company isnt in truth to power business
Ore Huiying/Getty Images Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is defending the company’s decision to pull an episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act from its service in Saudi Arabia, stating Netf...
03:30 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge T-Mobiles nationwide 600 MHz 5G network will launch on December 6th
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge T-Mobile’s nationwide 5G network — built on the company’s 600 MHz band of spectrum — will launch on December 6th, company CEO John Legere announc...
03:16 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Death Stranding: everything you need to know about Hideo Kojimas new game
From celebrities to jar babies Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Death Stranding is so good that it shouldnt have a sequel
Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC The most implausible thing about Death Stranding is that it exists at all. Hideo Kojima, its writer and director...
02:51 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Surface Pro X teardown confirms its easier to repair than any other Surface or iPad
Photo: iFixit Microsoft’s new Surface Pro X computer may not have taken the world by storm as a Windows-on-ARM showcase, but as iFixit’s teardown reveals, the new hardware design is ...
02:01 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Casetify teams up with BTS for a new accessories line
Image: Casetify Casetify is known for teaming up with popular brands and artists like Pokémon and Lisa Frank to create cases for personal devices, and that now extends to popular K-pop ...
02:00 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Death Stranding: an explainer for Hideo Kojimas inscrutable new PS4 game
Everything you need to know about the year’s most anticipated game Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge AMDs debut third-gen Threadripper chips will be released on November 25th
AMD’s Threadripper processors (pictured: Threadripper 2nd-gen) come with high core counts and are designed for workstations. | Image: AMD AMD has announced its first two third-generati...
01:57 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Supersonic car reaches halfway mark in quest to hit a mythical 1,000 mph
Bloodhound LSR, the UK-based team that made its public debut in September 2015 with an ambitious project to design, build, and run a vehicle capable of achieving land speeds in excess of 1...
01:25 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge British broadcasters launch Britbox streaming service in the UK
Image: Britbox Britbox, the streaming service formed as a joint venture between the UK’s broadcasters, which came to the US over two years ago, has finally launched in its home country...
01:05 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge The Microsoft HoloLens 2 ships today for $3,500
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 mixed reality headset is shipping today after being announced earlier this year. The HoloLens 2 headset, which costs $3,500, wi...
01:00 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge The wonderful world of Chinese hi-fi
Alex Castro / The Verge The best pair of $20 earbuds you’ll ever buy Continue reading… ...
12:24 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge OpenAI has published the text-generating AI it said was too dangerous to share
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The research lab OpenAI has released the full version of a text-generating AI system that experts warned could be used for malicious purposes. Th...
12:00 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Nintendo boss Bowser on Switch Lite sales, 3DS support, and tiny retro consoles
Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Nintendo As Nintendo approaches this holiday season, the company seems to be in a good position. The streamlined Switch Lite launched in September...
12:00 pm - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Nintendo is bundling Mario Kart 8 Deluxe with the Switch for Black Friday
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Nintendo has announced its Black Friday deals, and chief among them is a $299.99 Switch console bundle that includes a free download code for Mario Kar...
11:24 am - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Chrome OS 78 released with picture-in-picture support for YouTube
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verg The latest version of Chrome OS, version 78, adds picture-in-picture support to its YouTube Android app, as well as improving the operating system’s su...
11:00 am - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Twitter is finally backing up its talk with action
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge One of my chief criticisms of Twitter over the years has been that the company would much rather talk about new features than actually ship them. ...
08:00 am - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Vivo Nex 3 review: chasing waterfalls
Should Vivo stick to the rivers and lakes that it’s used to? Continue reading… ...
01:12 am - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge Google is open sourcing Cardboard now that the Daydream is dead
In October, Google officially discontinued its Daydream View VR headset — and the company took another step away from its initial leadership position in phone-based VR today by announcin...
01:01 am - Thu, November 7, 2019
The Verge AT&T just redefined the word bonus as a $10 price hike for data you didnt ask for
AT&T has a gift for wireless subscribers on many of its old Mobile Share Value data plans: it’s giving them an extra 15GB of “bonus” data — and it’s making them pay an extra ...
11:33 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Amazon picks up Critical Roles animated show as a Prime exclusive
Amazon has ordered 24 episodes of the upcoming animated show Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina, according to Deadline. The show is based on the web series’ popular Twitch show, an...
11:18 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Executives at Google are under investigation by the board for how they handled sexual harassment
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Alphabet’s board has opened an internal investigation into how the company handles claims of sexual harassment and misconduct, forming both an i...
11:05 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Google teams up with security companies to catch bad apps before they hit the Play Store
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google announced today that it’s teaming up with three security companies to help identify malicious apps before they’re published on the Play...
10:58 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Bill Gates thinks Windows Mobile would have beaten Android without Microsofts antitrust woes
Photo by David McNew/Getty Images Bill Gates has revealed that he thinks everyone would be using Windows Mobile right now if Microsoft hadn’t have been caught up in a US Justice Depart...
10:48 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Pre-Black Friday deals on Amazon devices will start on November 22nd
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon has shared a long list of devices that will be discounted ahead of Black Friday. These deals will begin on Friday, November 22nd, with several wav...
10:27 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Uber is being sued by NYC drivers for allegedly undercutting their earnings
Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Uber drivers in New York City are suing the company for allegedly failing to repay taxes it deducted from their earnings. The s...
10:23 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Two former Twitter employees charged with spying for Saudi Arabia
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Two former Twitter employees have been charged with spying on user accounts on behalf of the Saudi Arabian government, according to The Washington...
10:05 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge SoftBanks chairman admits he blew it with WeWork after disastrous earnings
An actual slide from SoftBank’s earnings presentation. | Image: SoftBank SoftBank leader Masayoshi Son admitted that it was a mistake to have invested in WeWork, the beleaguered office...
09:51 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Uncovering what goes into your secret consumer score
Facebook Prineville Data Center | Photo: Vjeran Pavic When you try to return an item at Best Buy or Sephora, before deciding whether to take back the item, those businesses have apparent...
09:18 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Apples new AirPods Pro are $15 off at Amazon
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The new Apple AirPods Pro came out last week, and Amazon has already given them a temporary price cut. They’re normally $250, but you can buy them righ...
08:57 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Steam code hints that Valve might be making a Stadia-like cloud gaming service
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Valve might be working on a new cloud gaming service for Steam, as potentially revealed by code buried in the company’s own website. Steam Datab...
08:07 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Adobe previews an AI feature that can tell when an image has been manipulated
Adobe is previewing a bunch of experimental features that could one day come to its apps, including several that use AI to manipulate images and audio. The features were revealed during Ad...
07:51 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Cocktails are sometimes hard to make, so Barsys made a smart coaster that helps you do it better
Drinking! It’s something a lot of people do, and it’s also something a lot of people don’t do. If you like to enjoy a drink now and again, chances are you’ve been living through wh...
06:54 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge California asks for court order forcing Facebook to hand over Cambridge Analytica documents
On Wednesday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said that Facebook has refused to comply with its subpoenas to provide more information regarding its investigation into the compan...
06:39 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Black Friday 2019: all of the best early deals and a few money-saving tips
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge We’re tracking the latest deals from all of the major retailers below Continue reading… ...
06:23 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Overwatch 2 followsFortniteandDestiny in reshaping the video game sequel
Image: Blizzard Game developer Blizzard found itself faced with a seemingly impossible task: how do you develop a sequel to something that’s never supposed to end? It’s a predicament...
06:23 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge The electric vehicle industry needs to figure out its battery problem
Photo by Julian Stratenschulte / Picture Alliance via Getty Images Electrifying transportation is one of the biggest keys to solving the looming climate crisis. With more electric vehicl...
05:33 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Airbnb intends to verify all listings following shooting and scam report
Airbnb intends to verify every single listing on its platform by the end of next year, a major policy shift meant to increase trust and safety following a shooting at a rental that killed ...
05:33 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge The new 10.2-inch iPad at $80 off is Targets best Black Friday deal
Target has released its Black Friday ad, and there are plenty of deals on 4K TVs, headphones, gaming consoles, smart speakers, and more. The most notable offer, so far at least, is an $80 ...
05:31 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Avengers: Endgame is officially a launch title on Disney
Photo: Film Frame / Marvel Studios Avengers: Endgame will land on Disney+ one month earlier than expected, moving from December 11th to November 12th in the United States. The date chang...
05:17 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge San Francisco proceeds with e-cigarette sales ban after decisive vote
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge San Francisco will ban the sale of e-cigarettes entirely starting in 2020, after the resounding defeat of a proposition designed to thwart the res...
05:15 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Cryptocurrency scam allegedly duped investors through promises of a worldwide sports group
A New York man allegedly ran a fraudulent cryptocurrency scheme by claiming it was tied to a United Nations affiliate promoting international development through sports, according to an in...
05:13 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Googles Nest Hubs can now sense when youre standing nearby and show you the weather
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Google’s new Nest Mini and Nest Wifi have ultrasonic sensing so they can light up when you’re nearby. Now, Google is rolling out ultrasonic sensing t...
05:05 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge James Dean, who died in 1955, just landed a new movie role, thanks to CGI
Image: Mondadori via Getty Images James Dean is making his return to the big screen more than 60 years after dying in a car crash, thanks to two VFX companies. Finding Jack is a movie s...
05:00 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Tumblr is launching a new group messaging feature built with fandoms in mind
Image: Tumblr Tumblr is launching a new group messaging feature that will allow different fandoms on the site to chat more easily with each other instead of replying on re-blogs. The ...
04:45 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Serious safety lapses led to Ubers fatal self-driving crash, new documents suggest
Image: ABC 15 Uber did not have a formal safety plan in place at the time when one of its self-driving cars killed a woman in Tempe, Arizona, last year, according to a trove of new docum...
04:27 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Tesla will unveil its Cybertruck electric pickup on November 21st
The front of the Tesla pickup truck seen in a mostly indiscernible teaser image released earlier this year. | Image: Tesla Tesla will finally unveil its long-awaited electric pickup truc...
04:00 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Razers new wireless Basilisk gaming mice start at $59 and boast incredible battery life
Razer has announced two wireless versions of its ergonomic Basilisk gaming mouse: the Basilisk Ultimate and Basilisk X Hyperspeed. Sitting next to each other, they look almost identical, b...
03:03 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge After five years of Amazons Alexa, why isnt it better?
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Five years ago today, Amazon surprised the tech press by unveiling Alexa and the Echo, its first smart speaker. “Well this one came out of nowhere,” ...
03:00 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Pokmon Go is getting a live AR multiplayer feature called Buddy Adventure
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Niantic Labs is bringing some of its next-generation augmented reality tech out of the experimental phase. The company today announced that a live multipl...
02:06 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge This teen Overwatch pro just had one of the best seasons in e-sports history
Photo by Robert Paul / Blizzard Entertainment Jay “Sinatraa” Won is going to have to buy a bigger trophy case. The 19-year-old professional Overwatch player spent this year winning j...
02:00 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Leicas latest full-frame mirrorless camera has a new touchscreen and more resolution
Leica SL2 with 50mm f/1.4 Summilux lens Leica has announced the new SL2, the latest version of its full-frame mirrorless camera system. The new SL2 succeeds the SL from 2015 and introduc...
02:00 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Apples new privacy pages are easier to read and look way better
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, Apple refreshed apple.com/privacy, its webpages that explain what the company does to protect your privacy. They’re much easier to read, ...
02:00 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Amazon Echo Studio review: finally, an Echo that sounds great
The Studio is a great-sounding smart speaker that has some silly gimmicks you can thankfully ignore Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Behind Color Factory, one of the photogenic pop-ups trying to conquer the experience economy
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales Behind Color Factory, one of the photogenic pop-ups trying to conquer the experience economy Continue reading… ...
01:24 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge HBO is giving away big cardboard boxes for your next TV fort
Image: HBO There are plenty of things that baffle me about American culture, none more so than the tradition of having to share a room with a stranger when you go away to college. If you...
01:00 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Surface Pro X vs. Pro 7: ARM needs some legs
A deep dive into the Surface Pro X experience Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Xiaomi announces 108-megapixel Mi Note 10 for outside China
Yesterday Xiaomi unveiled the CC9 Pro, the first phone to use the 108-megapixel image sensor the company co-developed with Samsung. The CC9 Pro won’t be sold outside of China, but today ...
11:48 am - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge UPS delivers prescription medications to US homes by drone for the first time
Image: UPS UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward has just completed what it claims is a first for the US drone delivery market — delivering prescription medication directly to a customer...
11:00 am - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge TikTok has a credibility problem with Congress
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Monday we talked about some of the pressures stacking up on TikTok: increasing skepticism from Congress about its Chinese parent company ByteDa...
11:00 am - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Fossils new hybrid smartwatches have physical watch hands and always-on displays
Image: Fossil Fossil’s new hybrid smartwatches combine physical watch hands with a circular low-power, always-on display. The $195 (£189) Fossil HR has a monochromatic display, which ...
10:18 am - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Wyze announces (then delays) new subscription service for its security cameras
Image: Wyze Wyze has announced a new subscription service for its home security cameras — although it’s delayed the launch due to unspecified “critical issues.” Soon, instead of ...
02:06 am - Wed, November 6, 2019
The Verge Amazons own Echo Buds may have revealed a future fitness tracking feature
Amazon’s truly wireless Echo Buds earbuds are excellent for their $130 price, to the point that they were the elephant in the room when we reviewed Apple’s new AirPods Pro. And they ma...
11:24 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Facebook says 100 developers might have improperly accessed Groups member data
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook says that even after it locked down its Groups system last year, some app developers retained improper access to information about me...
11:00 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge The threats against TikTok are beginning to add up
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For the past 10 years, any regulation of social media companies in the United States has moved at a glacial pace. But when it comes to TikTok, the...
09:26 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge August is selling its View video doorbell again six months after pulling it from shelves
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Smart home company August is once again selling its View video doorbell, a product it pulled from shelves just three weeks after launching in April due t...
08:28 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge The original Google Pixel will get one final update in December
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge The Google Pixel and Pixel XL will get “one final software update” in December, the company confirms to The Verge. As of yesterday, it looked like ...
08:21 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Twitter may fundamentally change how retweets and mentions work
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter leadership has made it a goal of the last few years to be more transparent about its decision-making and to provide more detailed road map...
08:17 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Martin Scorsese defends his Marvel take and hits on a growing issue
Elisabetta A. Villa/Getty Images Martin Scorsese has published a new essay in The New York Times that addresses his previous statements about Marvel movies not being considered cinema ...
08:08 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Ford made an electric Mustang with a manual transmission
Images: Ford Ford has created an all-electric Mustang with a six-speed manual gearbox, a true Frankenstein’s monster of a car that I (and I assume many others) want to drive. The sad t...
08:07 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Ninjas new comic book turns Ninja into an actual ninja
People are always getting sucked into games: remember Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over? I do. The latest victim of the trend appears to be Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, gamer extraordinaire, whose new...
07:46 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Democrats propose new federal agency to fight back against tech privacy scandals
Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call After months of criticizing regulators for going easy on Big Tech, a pair of Democratic lawmakers announced new legislation that would create an entire...
07:45 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge How to find the best deals during Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the biggest shopping days of the year, a relentless deals-packed weekend when you can find the best prices on te...
07:34 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge FCC Democrat says T-MobileSprint merger will end a golden age in wireless
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Federal Communications Commission has officially released its order approving the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint following a contentious v...
07:24 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge A 14-year-old found a potential way to fix those car pillar blind spots
Paul Gassler, via YouTube The pillars on either side of your car windshield have become thicker over time, in order to stop your car from collapsing in case it rolls over, but the wider ...
06:43 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Android Auto standalone app now available for Android 10 users
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google recently integrated Android Auto with the Android 10 operating system, removing the need for a separate app. But this meant that Android 10...
06:22 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Uber thinks its a good thing for cities, but cities are having second thoughts
Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images In a recent call with investors, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi offered what could be considered a mea culpa to the cities the company ran roughshod ove...
06:00 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge YouTube live streams get even more Twitch-like with Super Stickers launch
The Verge YouTube is launching a new product today called Super Stickers, which will allow a select number of creators to earn additional revenue during live streams. Super Stickers are...
06:00 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge V-Modas first reference studio headphones are coming this month for $350
Image: V-Moda V-Moda’s M100 headphones, later iterated upon with the Crossfade Wireless and Crossfade 2 Wireless, were a fantastic value and a crowd favorite for their durability, bass...
05:31 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge AT&T fined $60 million for throttling unlimited data plans
On Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission announced that AT&T will pay $60 million to settle a case with the agency. It alleges that the company lied to customers about its “unlimited...
04:44 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Tiles $59 multipacks come with a free Google Nest Mini or Amazon Echo Dot at Best Buy
Image: Tile Tile’s latest Bluetooth trackers, including the new Sticker and the improved Mate and Slim, are part of a great pre-Black Friday deal that you can get in on right now throu...
04:41 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Team Hong Kongs unlikely journey to the Overwatch World Cup
Photo: Team Hong Kong Amid controversy, one team fights to prove they belong Continue reading… ...
04:08 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Walmart drops lawsuit against Tesla over solar panel fires
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Walmart has agreed to drop a lawsuit against Tesla over a rash of solar panel fires filed in August, according to a new filing with the New York Sta...
03:56 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey dunks on Facebooks new all-caps logo
Facebook’s new corporate logo is, in a word, bland, leading to plenty of goofs across the internet making fun of the uninspiring font that appears both boring and sinisterly corporate at...
03:08 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge What happened in the comments section of the FCCs net neutrality hearing?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This week on The Vergecast, Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel talks with Jeremy Singer-Vine, the data editor for the BuzzFeed News investigative u...
03:00 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Control4 adds a sleek new remote to its smart home platform
Image: Control4 Smart home platform vendor Control4 is launching a new way to interact with its system called the Neeo. The Neeo is a touchscreen remote control that lets Control4 custom...
03:00 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge How a few flaky elevator buttons are tearing our office apart
Here at The Verge, we’ve already established our button bona fides. We’ve got a Button of the Month column and a podcast called Why’d You Push That Button?. We track button developme...
02:23 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Xiaomis first 108-megapixel cameraphone is here
Image: Xiaomi Xiaomi has been teasing the idea for a few months now, and it’s finally here: the CC9 Pro, the company’s first smartphone with a 108-megapixel camera. Before you get to...
02:09 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Xiaomis Mi Watch is an Apple Watch lookalike that costs just $185
Xiaomi’s Mi Watch will go on sale later this month for $185. | Image: Xiaomi Xiaomi has officially unveiled the Mi Watch: an Apple Watch lookalike that runs a skinned version of Google...
02:07 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Disney will run Starz ads as part of a deal to get its own movies back at launch
Disney+ and ESPN+ will run ads promoting the premium TV channel Starz, The Verge has learned. Disney has agreed to run the ads in exchange for streaming rights to some of its own films, li...
02:01 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge The Senates secret algorithms bill doesnt actually fight secret algorithms
Photo By Tom Williams / CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Politicians sometimes exaggerate the laws they’re proposing. But when they start making up new sections of a bill from whole ...
02:00 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Adobes latest experiment tracks your body to create super quick animations
Adobe is previewing an R&D feature for After Effects that can automatically track human movements and apply them to animations. The body tracker detects human body movement in source v...
02:00 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Vaping is still on the rise in high schools
Diedra Laird/Charlotte Observer/Tribune News Service via Getty Images One in four high schoolers and one in ten middle schoolers have tried vaping in the last 30 days, according to the 2...
01:30 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Heres why Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order wont let you dismember stormtroopers
The upcoming Jedi: Fallen Order is promising to offer a deep Star Wars experience, with an original story and a big emphasis on incredible lightsaber combat. But one thing won’t be makin...
01:00 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge The Verge Holiday Gift Guide 2019
Timelapse by Michele Doying, Amelia Holowaty Krales and Michael Moore / The Verge 82 great gift ideas for the holidays Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Ecobee adds more smarts to its connected thermostats
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Ecobee is announcing today a new feature for its smart thermostats that adds improved home and away detection and schedule recommendation capabilities. C...
12:38 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge This open source AI tool quickly isolates the vocals in any song
Photo by Gregor Fischer/picture alliance via Getty Images Splitting a song into separate vocals and instruments has always been a headache for producers, DJs, and anyone else who wants t...
12:00 pm - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Microsoft is doing a better job developing for the web than for Windows
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verg Monday brought a pile of software news from Adobe and Microsoft, borne of two events that have historically been snoozers. This year, though, we should h...
11:58 am - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Microsoft Japans four-day working week trial lead to productivity improvements
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s Japanese division found that reducing its working week to four days throughout the month of August caused an increase in productivit...
10:13 am - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Firefox is taking steps to stop browser notification spam from next year
Image: Mozilla Mozilla is changing how Firefox handles notification requests to try and cut down on annoying pop-ups, the organization has announced. Starting with Firefox version 72, du...
05:01 am - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Microsoft Surface Pro X review: heartbreaker
Better than expected isn’t enough Continue reading… ...
01:55 am - Tue, November 5, 2019
The Verge Your Amazon Echo or Google Home could be fooled by a laser speaking words
As handy as smart speakers can be, the fact they’re always listening can make them a little creepy — remember how smart speaker makers were caught using humans to listen to voice recor...
11:56 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Airbnb bans party houses following Orinda shooting
On Saturday, Airbnb CEO and cofounder Brian Chesky tweeted that the company would be banning “party houses” after five people died in a shooting during a 100-plus person Halloween part...
11:37 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge TikToks global social media takeover is starting to slow down
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok, the explosively popular Chinese social media platform, may be approaching the upper limits of its global popularity. The platform launched...
11:15 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge The best thing I saw on Twitch today was 88bitmusics donation alert set to Totos Africa
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch is so many things to so many people: like all of the other social platforms, it’s a place where people who are mostly too online get crea...
09:40 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge The 11-inch iPad Pro is down to $649, matching the lowest price weve seen
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge As a friend, I should tell you that you should think twice before spending big bucks on tech only a few weeks before Black Friday. But I also ...
09:34 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Microsoft Ignite 2019: all the news from Microsofts enterprise IT event
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge All the highlights from the show Continue reading… ...
09:24 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Ubers latest earnings report is less catastrophic than last quarter
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber reported its third quarter earnings on Monday, in which it posted a net loss of $1.2 billion. It was not quite as stunning as the previous qu...
09:09 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge The Pixel 4s Smooth Display issues will be improved with the November update
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verg The November 2019 update for Google’s Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL might smooth out one the biggest wrinkles from its launch a few weeks ago. Per 9to5Google,...
08:11 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Twitchs top streamer exodus continues as CouRage announces YouTube Live deal
Photo by Robert Reiners/Getty Images Twitch is losing another major streamer: Jack “CouRage” Dunlop — one of the most popular Fortnite streamers on the site with over 2 million fol...
08:00 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Google workers double down on climate demands in new letter
Photo by Ollie Millington/Getty Images Google workers are again calling on the company to cut all of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. In a letter sent to chief financial officer Rut...
07:45 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Adobe and Twitter are designing a system for permanently attaching artists names to pictures
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Adobe, Twitter, and The New York Times Company have announced a new system for adding attribution to photos and other content. A tool will rec...
07:25 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Google is bringing its free Google Play rewards program to the US
Image: Google Google announced today that its free rewards program for Google Play is rolling out over the next week in the US (via Android Central). Google says the program, called Goog...
06:58 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge How to download your Yahoo Group data
Image: Yahoo While Yahoo Groups hasn’t been a viable forum destination for years, it was at one time a popular place for people to meet and converse online. Yahoo parent company Verizo...
06:48 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Apples $2.5 billion pledge makes it the latest tech giant to tackle Californias housing crisis
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple today announced a pledge of $2.5 billion to combat the housing crisis in its home state of California. It’s the largest commitment of any ...
06:33 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday deals so far from the Microsoft Store
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft will offer several Black Friday deals starting at 12AM ET on November 28th. One of the most notable inclusions of the sale is Micros...
05:53 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Netflix and Seth Meyers teamed up to create a button that lets people skip Trump jokes
Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Chances are, if someone is tuning into Seth Meyers’ new stand-up special on Netflix, Lobby Baby, they’re interested in his jokes abo...
05:42 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Dropboxs new transfer feature lets you easily send a file to someone, WeTransfer style
Image: Dropbox Today, Dropbox announced that it’s rolling out Dropbox Transfer, a new way to easily share files without also sharing access to your personal copies of them. When you co...
04:27 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge TikTok wont testify before Congress this week, as China fears grow
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Chinese-owned social media app TikTok confirmed Monday that it will not send a representative to testify before a Senate panel slated to exami...
04:23 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge This new logo will surely solve all of Facebooks problems
Facebook unveiled a new logo today that’s meant to represent the parent company that owns Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and more. The logo just says “Facebook,” but in a really blan...
03:30 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge TikTok owner ByteDance has released a smartphone in China
Image: ByteDance / Smartisan TikTok owner ByteDance’s long-rumored smartphone has been released in China, reports Abacus News. The company has released the Jianguo Pro 3 under the Smar...
03:26 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Microsoft brings OneNote 2016 desktop app back to life with new dark mode
Microsoft has changed its mind on killing off the OneNote 2016 desktop app. The software maker released Office 2019 without any updates to the desktop version of OneNote, instead relying o...
03:06 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Microsoft teams up with Warner Bros. to store Superman on new glass storage
Microsoft has created a proof of concept for storing data on glass. The software maker has teamed up with Warner Bros. to store an entire copy of the original 1978 Superman movie on glass ...
03:00 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Win a mystery bag from The Verge to celebrate Black Friday deals!
Photo: Mariya Abdulkaf / The Verge Black Friday is almost here, and that means lots of great deals on gadgets. But you know what’s better than cheap stuff? Free stuff. Fortunately, we ...
02:53 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Adobe Max 2019: all the top announcements
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge iPad apps, Photoshop updates, and more Continue reading… ...
02:38 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Boeings Starliner capsule just tested a crucial safety system
Boeing/NASA Today, Boeing tested a key system on its new passenger space capsule, the CST-100 Starliner, a major milestone that gets the company ready for the vehicle’s first flight to...
02:30 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Microsoft: Slack doesnt have the breadth and depth to reinvent work
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is revealing a lot of improvements to its Teams software today, furthering its competition with rival Slack. While Microsoft’s new Tea...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Microsofts Edge Chromium browser will launch on January 15th with a new logo
Microsoft is planning to release its Edge Chromium browser early next year with a new logo. The software maker is targeting January 15th as the release date for Edge Chromium, with availab...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Outlook for Mac gets a new design and big performance improvements
Microsoft is bringing some much-needed improvements to its Outlook for Mac app. Starting this week, Outlook for Mac beta testers (in the Fast Ring) will be able to access a new design that...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Microsoft previews the future of Office documents with Fluid Framework for the web
Microsoft first unveiled its Fluid Framework earlier this year as the future of web collaboration and shared or interactive services. The company is now launching a preview of this work to...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Microsoft Teams is getting Outlook integration, tasks support, and more
Microsoft is unveiling a number of new features for its Teams client today. The software maker has been building out Microsoft Teams to rival Slack in recent months, and it’s now going a...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Adobe Aero turns Photoshop layers into interactive AR experiences
Adobe is releasing its augmented reality app Aero today at its annual Max conference. The free iOS app lets designers build AR experiences without coding knowledge. Instead, the app makes ...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Adobes Photoshop for the iPad is finally here, with more features to come
Nearly a year after it was first announced, Photoshop for the iPad is finally here. Adobe is unveiling the app at its annual Max design conference today, and it has published a blog post c...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Adobe is launching a free AI-powered Photoshop Camera app
Adobe Adobe is launching a free AI-powered Photoshop Camera app, available now to a select group of users as a limited preview for iOS and Android devices. The camera uses Adobe’s arti...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Microsofts new Office app for iOS and Android combines Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is unveiling a new Office app for iOS and Android today. While the software giant has had separate versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint avail...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Microsoft is bringing Cortana to Outlook for iOS and Android with a new male voice
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is bringing Cortana to its Outlook for iOS and Android apps. It’s something we’ve been expecting for almost two years, and it’s ar...
02:00 pm - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge Adobe XD does collaborative editing now, just like Figma
Coediting | Adobe Adobe XD, the design prototyping software, is introducing a coediting feature in beta today that lets users work with other designers in real time. Coediting allows use...
10:02 am - Mon, November 4, 2019
The Verge The Internet Archive is adding digital previews of book sources to Wikipedia articles
Photo by Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via Getty Images A new initiative from the Internet Archive makes it easier to check citations on Wikipedia by linking to digitized previews ...
02:00 pm - Sun, November 3, 2019
The Verge How to customize the look of your Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge An affordable, manageable way to give your Switch a unique look Continue reading… ...
07:22 pm - Sat, November 2, 2019
The Verge Microsoft unveils new Edge browser logo that no longer looks like Internet Explorer
Microsoft is refreshing the logo for its Chromium-based Edge browser. The software giant originally unveiled its Edge icon more than four years ago, and it’s fair to say it was a logo th...
02:00 pm - Sat, November 2, 2019
The Verge 9 new trailers you should watch this week
Photo: Katalin Vermes / Netflix I finally got around to watching Widows, the latest film from Steve McQueen. I love McQueen as a director — I have distinct memories of feeling complete...
12:40 am - Sat, November 2, 2019
The Verge Watch these robot blocks cluster together with a hive mind
MIT researchers first showed off its self-assembling “M-Block” robot cubes in 2013 — and this week, they shared a video of what they’re calling M-Blocks 2.0 (via TechCrunch). Like ...
11:22 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Google Fi is offering the Pixel 3A for just $299
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google’s Pixel 3A is a pretty good mid-range phone with a great camera. It normally starts at $399, but there are a couple deals right now to get the ...
09:47 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Ant-Man 3 is in the works, with Peyton Reed back to direct
Ant-Man 3 is reportedly in development, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Peyton Reed, who also directed Ant-Man and Ant-Man and the Wasp, will return to helm the third movie. There are...
09:34 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel arrives April 2022
Sony Pictures’ highly anticipated sequel to 2018’s Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse will arrive on April 8th, 2022. The company tweeted out the announcement attached with a cool, gli...
09:27 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Amazon blames error for blocking Nintendo resellers from listing products
Photo by Sam Mellish / In Pictures via Getty Images Images Amazon Marketplace sellers who deal in new, used, and refurbished Nintendo products woke up to a peculiar notice yesterday: wit...
08:59 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Busted e-scooter was the best Halloween costume of 2019
Courtesy of @emdubbbb Every year, people scramble to find that one Halloween costume that best captures the zeitgeist of the previous 12 months. This year, we got a lot of people who dre...
08:57 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge How to make Google Assistant or Alexa find any missing item with a Tile tracker
Image: Tile Back in September, Tile — the company that helps you find your missing items by attaching Bluetooth-enabled tags — announced that you’d soon be able to ask Google Assis...
08:54 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Electric skateboard startup Inboard is for sale and all employees have been laid off
Inboard Technology, an electric skateboard startup from Santa Cruz, California, is working with a liquidation firm to sell off its intellectual property and assets, The Verge has learned. ...
08:15 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Google is buying Fitbit: now what?
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google is buying Fitbit and the reasons why are both simple and complicated. It’s the kind of big acquisition Google has done before (more m...
08:01 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge The untold origin story of an AmazonBasics AA battery
AmazonBasics AA battery | Amazon AmazonBasics, Amazon’s store brand, launched over 10 years ago, and we know as little about it now as we do about Amazon as a whole. Like most details ...
07:50 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Hearthstone is the latest game to add an auto chess mode
Image: Blizzard Entertainment Blizzard Entertainment today announced that its virtual card game Hearthstone would be getting a brand-new game mode called Battlegrounds. The mode is based...
07:49 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Satellites track real-time damage of ocean blob menacing Hawaii
They couldn’t have done it without swimmers-turned-citizen scientists Continue reading… ...
07:17 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Blizzard announces Overwatch 2
Blizzard has just announced Overwatch 2, the sequel to its popular team shooter Overwatch, onstage at Blizzcon 2019. The original Overwatch was released over three years ago, and while Bli...
06:50 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge A critical analysis of scroll bars throughout history
Sébastien Matos has built a fantastic interactive trip through the history of one of the most important UI elements we encounter every day: the scroll bar. He’s recreated, as faithfully...
06:31 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Ubers lawsuit challenging NYCs cap on new vehicles is dismissed
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Uber’s lawsuit challenging New York City’s first-in-the-nation law capping the number of ride-hail drivers that operate on its streets has been di...
06:15 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Diablo IV announced at BlizzCon 2019
Diablo IV is finally official. Blizzard announced the game at the opening ceremonies for BlizzCon 2019 in Anaheim, California, and it marks the first entry in the series since 2012’s Dia...
06:14 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge NBCUniversal reportedly considering making its Peacock streaming service totally free
the-office-nbc-netflix Comcast and NBCUniversal are reportedly weighing whether to make its upcoming Peacock streaming service free for all customers, according to CNBC. This is differe...
06:12 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Blizzard says we failed in our purpose after Hearthstone Hong Kong controversy
Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images Blizzard Entertainment kicked off its annual BlizzCon fan expo today with a direct apology from president J. Allen Brack regarding the explosive Hong Kong c...
06:02 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge WeWork could be forming a gaming division
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WeWork has apparently started the process of making a gaming division, according to a trademark filing and job applications found by Bloomberg. We...
05:31 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Amazon and Nintendo may have struck a deal to kick off retro game sellers
Photo by Sam Mellish / In Pictures via Getty Images Images Amazon Marketplace sellers who deal in new, used, and refurbished Nintendo products woke up to a peculiar notice yesterday: wit...
05:25 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Facebook reportedly was in talks to buy Fitbit before Google was
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google just bought Fitbit today for $2.1 billion dollars, but apparently the search giant wasn’t the only tech company circling — Facebook was...
04:49 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Google says it talked to wedding photographers to figure out how to build its face retouching feature
While building the Pixel 4’s face retouching feature, Google says it talked to the professionals who are most familiar with making people look good: wedding photographers. In an intervie...
04:28 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Savings app Digit can now help you pay off your student loans
Debt is as American as baseball, apple pie, and the Norman Rockwell conception of life in this country that refuses to die despite all of the evidence that it only existed, briefly, for a ...
04:14 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge US launches national security review of TikTok, Reuters reports
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The United States has opened a national security review into TikTok’s parent company over its acquisition of social media app Musical.ly, Reuter...
03:46 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge iPhones are getting thousands of new fonts from Adobe
Adobe’s Creative Cloud app is bringing thousands of new fonts to iOS and iPadOS today. Users can download the app to get access to 1,300 free fonts, and Creative Cloud subscribers will g...
03:42 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge For better and worse, Terminator: Dark Fate is a throwback for the franchise
Photo by Kerry Brown / Paramount Pictures The Terminator franchise has always had a fundamental problem: past the hit film that kicked off the story, nothing that happened in the series ...
03:29 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Autonomous flying taxi startup Ehang files $100 million initial public offering
Ehang, a Chinese company that builds drones large enough to carry human passengers, filed paperwork with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to go public on Nasdaq with a $100 millio...
03:18 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Dont cancel your Apple TV Plus trial until its almost over
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple TV Plus launches today, and Apple has a pretty slick limited time deal: buy a new iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, or Mac, and you’ll ...
03:06 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge iRobots high-end Roomba i7 and i7 vacuums are up to $200 off for Verge readers
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Robot vacuums were made to make your life easier, and iRobot’s Roomba i7 and i7+ are some of the most helpful models. Both are powerful, they can map y...
03:01 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Apple TV Plus is basically free because Apples end game is replicating Amazon Prime
Apple CEO Tim Cook offered a simple answer when investors asked why the company decided to essentially give away its upcoming streaming service, Apple TV Plus, for next to nothing: it’s ...
02:59 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge You can get a new Apple TV 4K for $90 right now
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Black Friday is still a few weeks away, but AT&T has dropped a bombshell of a deal today on the Apple TV 4K (32GB). Usually $179, you can get one of ...
02:52 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Googles auto-transcribing Recorder app will come to older Pixel devices
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Google’s Recorder app, which can automatically (and very quickly) transcribe audio recorded on the Pixel 4, is coming to older Pixel devices. The news ...
02:02 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge A classic Mary Tyler Moore Show episode mirrors Apple TV Plus Morning Show series
Photo: Apple TV Plus There are so many streaming options available these days, and so many conflicting recommendations, that it’s hard to see through all the crap you could be watching...
02:00 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge How I made the yawning face and waffle emoji
You can make emoji, too Continue reading… ...
01:58 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge How Blade Runner got its name from a dystopian book about health care
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge As of November 2019, we’ve officially caught up with Blade Runner’s dystopian future. But we’re already ten years past the very different book th...
01:45 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge How to watch Apple TV Plus
Image: Apple Apple’s big push into original programming begins today with the launch of Apple TV Plus. The service costs $4.99 per month, but if you’ve bought an iPhone, iPad, or Mac...
01:02 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Google buys Fitbit for $2.1 billion
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google has just announced that it’s buying wearable company Fitbit for $2.1 billion. In a blog post announcing the news, Google SVP of devic...
01:00 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge How Google and Instagram think about the future of photos
Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Vergecast came together at The Glass Room in San Francisco this week to tackle the future of cameras, photos, filters, and Instagram’s doomsday plan. Hosts...
01:00 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge YouTubers are clashing over eye shadow, and millions of dollars are at stake
Shane Dawson’s new documentary series, The Beautiful World of Jeffree Star, was originally teased as a look into YouTube’s contentious beauty world, one dominated by scandalous feuds a...
01:00 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Apple AirPods Pro review: perfect fit
Better fit, better sound, higher price Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge The Morning Show explores abuses of power, but not really
In Ronan Farrow’s book Catch and Kill, which details how the former NBC News correspondent pieced together his Pulitzer-winning reporting about Harvey Weinstein, the first menacing figur...
12:00 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge See is a funny TV show, but not on purpose
There’s a scene in See I would bet everything in my wallet (seven dollars, three old MetroCards, and five half-used coffee rewards cards) that it’ll go viral. It’s the one where Jaso...
12:00 pm - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Dickinson is the wildest, weirdest, and most earnest show on Apple TV Plus
If The Morning Show is Apple TV Plus’ crown-jewel prestige drama and See is its bet on sci-fi programming, Dickinson is its most fun. Circumventing Apple’s idea of what a prestigious s...
10:45 am - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Hulus offline downloads have arrived on Android
Image: Hulu Hulu subscribers can now download content to watch offline on their Android devices or Fire TV tablets, the streaming service announced on Twitter yesterday. The feature has ...
10:00 am - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Why a top content moderation company quit the business instead of fixing its problems
An empty content moderation floor at a Cognizant site in Tampa | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales Yesterday, as I tried to sort through Twitter’s decision to ban political ads, I got a ...
09:24 am - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge G-Sync support is coming to LGs 2019 OLED TVs starting this week
Image: LG LG’s G-Sync firmware update will arrive starting this week for compatible 2019 OLED TVs in North America. The company says that three ranges of OLED TVs will get the feature:...
07:01 am - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Death Stranding is a long, bizarre journey thats both breathtaking and boring
Hideo Kojima’s post-Metal Gear game demands a lot from players Continue reading… ...
12:10 am - Fri, November 1, 2019
The Verge Netflix plans to release its first scripted podcast
Photo: Ursula Coyote / Netflix Netflix is branching out beyond scripted video and nonfiction podcasts to create fictional podcasts. The company said today it’s planning to release a sh...
11:49 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Trump abandons plan to freeze fuel efficiency standards of cars
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The White House appears to be abandoning its plan to freeze the fuel efficiency standards of cars at 2020 levels, reversing a cornerstone policy of...
10:47 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Huaweis next tablet might look like an iPad Pro
Image: @evleaks Huawei is apparently working on a new tablet, and it looks pretty darn similar to an iPad Pro, according to leaked renders posted by 91Mobiles (via Android Central). The ...
10:21 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Motorolas folding-screen RAZR revealed in 10 leaked images
Evan Blass (Twitter) If you’re filled with nostalgia for a new Motorola RAZR — one with a folding screen — you won’t need to wait any longer to see what the company’s been cook...
09:28 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Twitters political ad ban raises one big issue: what exactly is an issue?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is finally doing something popular: banning political ads. Yesterday, CEO Jack Dorsey announced that his company will no longer allow spon...
09:12 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Xiaomi mimics the Apple Watch with its first smartwatch
Xiaomi smartwatch | Xiaomi, via Weibo In the past, Xiaomi’s products have looked a lot like Apple versions, and Xiaomi’s first smartwatch, which will launch on November 5th, appears ...
08:58 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Do yourself a favor and listen to RL Grimes annual Halloween mix
My truth: I don’t like Halloween. I think it’s fun, sure, and I do love any excuse to party or eat candy, but there’s something about the ritual of it that gets to me — something a...
06:09 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Luigis Mansion 3 is perfectly silly slapstick comedy
Most video game protagonists walk with purpose. Nathan Drake has a particular swagger as he strolls through ancient tombs, while Leon Kennedy holds himself with the confidence of a trained...
05:30 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Facebooks political ad ban created a disaster in Washington state
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday, Twitter announced that it will ban all forms of political advertising starting in November, opening up challenging questions about w...
05:27 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Blizzard bans player for supporting Hong Kong protests: all the latest updates
Photo by Robert Paul / Blizzard Entertainment. It’s prompted an avalanche of backlash from employees, players, activists, and politicians Continue reading… ...
05:17 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Heres when Black Friday deals start at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and more
Black Friday is happening on Friday, November 29th, but if you shop on that day only, you’ll probably miss out on some great deals. That’s because several retailers, including Target, ...
05:08 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge iOS 13 is killing background apps more frequently, iPhone owners report
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple’s iOS 13 has had a rocky start since its mid-September launch, with it being among the most buggy Apple software releases in recent me...
04:52 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge The Loupedeck Creative Tool is a physical control deck for creative apps
Loupedeck has announced a new editing console for creative work called the Loupedeck Creative Tool. It’s designed to help bridge the gap between the infinite toolbars and toggles of apps...
04:26 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Disaster capitalism piles on top of California blazes and power outages
A fire burns in San Bernardino, CA on OCtober 31. | Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images Fires raging in San Francisco’s Bay Area and in the greater Los Angeles area have alread...
04:11 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge New trailer for Netflixs Witcher confirms December 20th release date
Netflix Netflix’s adaptation of The Witcher, based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s adored novels, will be available to stream on December 20th, according to a new trailer. This is the second...
03:57 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Cortana gets a male voice and Outlook for iOS integration in leaked video
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s Cortana assistant is getting new features later this year, adding voice options (including a male voice for the first time) as well ...
03:27 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge WhatsApps fingerprint unlock feature is now on Android
WhatsApp has announced that its app can now be locked with a fingerprint on Android, following the addition of biometric security to its iOS version earlier this year. Turning the feature ...
03:05 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Here are the best deals from Sams Clubs upcoming one-day sale
Image: Vizio Sam’s Club, like every other major retailer, will be taking part in Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019. But unlike most others (except for Walmart), Sam’s Club is gearin...
02:55 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge YouTubers raise $10 million for tree charity and bring in tens of millions of views
YouTubers have raised more than $10 million as part of a fundraiser to plant trees across the globe, meeting more than half of the goal organizers laid out last week. The initiative, calle...
02:38 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge The Moon Channel: a short horror game about smart home gadgets
Techno-occultism, surveillance, and vacuum cleaners Continue reading… ...
02:35 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Do Apple TV Plus shows have to be good to succeed?
Apple TV Plus wants potential subscribers to be excited about streaming. It’s launching with four big-budget shows featuring household names. But early reviews tell a different story, on...
02:27 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Motorolas foldable RAZR phone appears in leaked images
Evan Blass (Twitter) Motorola is planning to unveil its foldable RAZR phone next month, but two new leaks have given us an early look at the handset. Evan Blass (evleaks) shared an image...
02:00 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Xbox Elite 2 controller review: Microsofts best Xbox controller just got better
A great Xbox controller with an elite $180 price tag Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge The lonely ballad of the fuck button
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge LoveSync was meant for couples struggling in the bedroom — instead its crowdfunding campaign became a viral joke Continue reading...
01:13 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Walmart is reportedly looking to sell its Vudu streaming service
Walmart is considering a sale of its Vudu video streaming service, according to a new report from The Information. It’s not known how much the company is looking to sell the service for,...
12:00 pm - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge In the hot seat
Behind Hot Ones’ ambitions to be the future of late-night TV Continue reading… ...
11:28 am - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Use this script if youre tired of taking Medium posts too seriously
Screenshot by Jon Porter / The Verge One of Medium’s biggest strengths is its sleek design, which can give anything published on the platform an air of legitimacy, regardless of whethe...
10:00 am - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge The Verge Guide to the Apple Watch
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Apple Watch has become the standard by which all other smartwatches are measured. It provides you with information about your fitness, heart r...
10:00 am - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Its harder to ban political ads on Twitter than it sounds
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you’ve ever wondered about the value of having multiple social networks competing to develop the best products and policies, Wednesday of...
09:48 am - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge AirPods Pro teardown confirms that theyre just as disposable as ever
Image: iFixit iFixit has completed its traditional teardown of Apple’s latest AirPods and, just as Apple promised, it’s bad news for repairs. The organization awarded the noise-cance...
07:19 am - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Nintendos Switch Lite helps boost hardware sales by more than 50 percent
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Nintendo’s third-quarter earnings are out, and they reveal that the company sold 4.8 million Switch consoles between July and September, a y...
02:21 am - Thu, October 31, 2019
The Verge Strong Galaxy Note 10 sales help stem falling Samsung profits
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Samsung Electronics has reported third-quarter earnings that show sharp declines year-on-year due to the ongoing slow performance of the globa...