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09:31 pm - Mon, December 30, 2019
The Verge Sonos explains why it bricks old devices with Recycle Mode
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Late last week, Sonos was called out on Twitter by Devin Wilson for its practices around sustainability. The company drew particular attention for...
08:56 pm - Mon, December 30, 2019
The Verge Go read this Hollywood Reporter story about the arson attack at Kyoto Animation
Photo credit should read JIJI PRESS/AFP via Getty Images In July, a man walked into a Kyoto Animation’s Studio One and set fire to a bucket of gasoline. The resulting explosion killed ...
08:49 pm - Mon, December 30, 2019
The Verge NIOs new SUV cant save the company from its current problems
NIO’s new EC6 SUV, which is expected to hit the road in late 2020. | Images: NIO NIO, China’s leading EV startup, announced its third production vehicle this past weekend, a small...
06:56 pm - Mon, December 30, 2019
The Verge Netflixs The Witcher has made The Witcher 3 way more popular
Photo: Katalin Vermes / Netflix Netflix’s The Witcher is really popular, at least according to the company — it’s in their top ten most popular series releases this year, despite d...
06:47 pm - Mon, December 30, 2019
The Verge Apps dont provide reliable help for suicide prevention
Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images A handful of depression management and suicide prevention apps — downloaded millions of times — included incorrect or nonfunctional co...
06:43 pm - Mon, December 30, 2019
The Verge The infinite text adventure AI Dungeon 2 is now easy to play online
Credit: Nick Walton AI Dungeon 2 may not have appeared on The Verge’s game of the year list, but it’s one of the coolest video game experiments of 2019, and it’s now playable in it...
05:50 pm - Mon, December 30, 2019
The Verge Wyze server leak exposes customer data of 2.4 million users
Image: Wyze An unsecured server exposed the data of Wyze customers over a period of three weeks, the smart security camera manufacturer has admitted. The leak was first discovered by the...
05:02 pm - Mon, December 30, 2019
The Verge Netflix blew the release for Toss a Coin to Your Witcher, the hit song of the season
Netflix’s The Witcher adaptation seems to be the streaming service’s latest hit, helped at least in part by the massive viral success of the hit song of the season, “Toss a Coin to Y...
03:00 pm - Mon, December 30, 2019
The Verge When your next door neighbor is a glittering spaceport
A tiny New Mexico town has been waiting for space tourists to fly down the road Continue reading… ...
01:46 pm - Mon, December 30, 2019
The Verge Pixel 4A could feature a hole-punch display, unofficial render claims
Image: 91Mobiles / @OnLeaks The Pixel 4A could be Google’s first phone to feature a hole-punch display, new renders published by 91Mobiles claim. The unofficial renders, which are base...
11:59 am - Mon, December 30, 2019
The Verge China jails scientists behind first genetically engineered babies
He Jiankui at the event where he publicly announced the experiment. | Image: ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP via Getty Images A Chinese court has sentenced the scientist behind the world’s first g...
10:02 am - Mon, December 30, 2019
The Verge Teslas Chinese factory just delivered its first cars
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Tesla has delivered the first cars produced by its Chinese Gigafactory, just under a year after the company broke ground on its first factory located o...
01:16 pm - Sun, December 29, 2019
The Verge The 11 best new sci-fi books to check out on your new Kindle
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The holidays are here, and if you’re unwrapping a new Kindle (or a non-Amazon-branded e-reader, or just a device with an e-book app on it), ...
03:30 pm - Sat, December 28, 2019
The Verge The Mandalorian shows why Star Wars should be smaller
Two months ago, just before The Mandalorian was about to premiere on Disney+, I made a joke to some friends: wouldn’t it be funny if this show was better than Star Wars: The Rise of Skyw...
03:00 pm - Sat, December 28, 2019
The Verge 2019: A year in The Verge illustrations
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Sci-fi futures, toxic cultures, and scooter wars Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Sat, December 28, 2019
The Verge 2019: A year in photographs on The Verge
Storm chasers, a rocket launch, and a melting ice cream cake Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Sat, December 28, 2019
The Verge The 10 best streaming shows on Netflix
You’ve got an evening to kill and a Netflix subscription — don’t waste any time browsing. These ten picks aren’t going to even begin to cover all of the great stuff on Netflix, but...
01:00 pm - Sat, December 28, 2019
The Verge Best 11 streaming shows on Hulu, Disney, and ESPN
Disney The Disney-fueled ESPN+/Disney+/Hulu triple pack might be the biggest power play in the streaming wars yet. The late-2019 bundling of these services offers three huge entertainmen...
08:31 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge The Mandalorian shows what Star Wars future looks like over the next few years
Star Wars is synonymous with big; big battles, big ships and, most importantly, big movie theater screens. But the future is changing, and The Mandalorian perfectly demonstrates what it lo...
08:23 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge AT&Ts 5G coverage expands to six new cities, including New York, Philadelphia, and Las Vegas
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T continues to roll out its low-band 5G network, with the addition of six new cities that add some of the biggest urban areas in the US to ...
08:21 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge The Mandalorians second season premieres fall 2020
The Mandalorian and Baby Yoda will return for a second season next fall, executive producer Jon Favreau confirmed today. Favreau tweeted the confirmation, adding that it will arrive in th...
08:09 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge The decade in babies
This decade, babies took on a new life. Everyone wanted to be a baby, and particularly this year, babies dominated the meme cycle. We’re obsessed with babyfication — turning everything...
06:05 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge From Fleabag to Killing Eve, Phoebe Waller-Bridge dominated TV in 2019
Photo by Dan MacMedan/WireImage Phoebe Waller-Bridge is having a great year. Fresh off the second season of her acclaimed show Fleabag, the writer / actor / producer inked a blockbuster ...
06:00 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge Anker unveils first MFi certified iPhone 11 flash, and its available now for $49.99
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Popular USB charging company Anker has an all-new iPhone accessory that should elevate your mobile photography game in the lighting department...
06:00 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge Anker unveils first MFi certified iPhone 11 flash, shipping next month for $49.99
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Popular USB charging company Anker has an all-new iPhone accessory that should elevate your mobile photography game in the lighting department...
05:48 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge Spotify will pause political ads in early 2020
Alex Castro / The Verge As first reported by AdAge, Spotify said Friday it will “pause” political advertising early in 2020 on its ad-supported tier and its original and exclusive po...
03:17 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge 2019 was the year of climate emergency declarations
Photo by ARIS OIKONOMOU/AFP via Getty Images A rapidly changing climate drove hundreds of governments around the world to declare states of emergency in 2019. While the declarations are ...
02:30 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge The 14 best games to download for your new VR gaming headset
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Got a VR headset for the holidays this year and unsure of where to start? Not to worry — whether you’ve got an Oculus Quest, Vive Cosmos, ...
02:01 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge Sonos Port review: flexibility for a price
Make almost anything work with Sonos, but it’ll cost you Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge Sonos raises prices on pro products as production moves out of China
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Sonos today announced that it will increase prices on the Sonos Amp and Sonos Port by $50 as it shifts production out of China and into Malaysia. The Amp...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge The 11 best apps for your new Mac
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Getting the most out of your Apple computer often means exploring well beyond the stock apps pre-installed on macOS and the top charts of the ...
01:30 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge Here are 9 great apps for your new Android device
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales Setting up a new phone is a flurry of entering passwords, transferring contact data, downloading must-have social media apps, and entering even more passw...
01:00 pm - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge The 10 best apps for your new Windows PC
Photo by Avery White for The Verge Anyone who has used Windows through more than one version knows that, no matter how many utilities Microsoft adds to its operating system, there are al...
07:37 am - Fri, December 27, 2019
The Verge LG now makes a home gardening appliance
LG’s vegetable cultivator alongside a full-sized fridge. | Image: LG There’s no surer sign that CES is near than the announcement of a massive home appliance of dubious merit. Joinin...
10:19 pm - Thu, December 26, 2019
The Verge Go read this Atlantic report about why the battery of the future might come from the ocean
Photo by: Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images There’s no getting around it: a more sustainable future will be a battery-powered one. Without batteries to...
09:34 pm - Thu, December 26, 2019
The Verge For the holidays, astronauts baked cookies in space that they wont actually eat
This Christmas season, astronauts aboard the International Space Station got into the holiday spirit by baking cookies for Santa in microgravity. Yet neither Santa nor the astronauts will ...
09:15 pm - Thu, December 26, 2019
The Verge Electric bikes and scooters will stay illegal in New York thanks to Governor Cuomo
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would have made electric scooters and bikes legal in the state, citing the lack of a man...
06:41 pm - Thu, December 26, 2019
The Verge Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker more than sidelined Kelly Marie Trans character
Photo: Disney / Lucasfilm Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker director J.J. Abrams once praised The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson for introducing Kelly Marie Tran’s Rose Tico to the Sta...
06:32 pm - Thu, December 26, 2019
The Verge Teslasuits new VR gloves let you feel virtual objects and track your pulse
Teslasuit Teslasuit — known for its full-body haptic feedback suit — is introducing a glove that can let users feel virtual textures and gather biometric data. The device is called s...
04:00 pm - Thu, December 26, 2019
The Verge Theres a robot cat you can back on Kickstarter
Image: Elephant Robotics You may have heard of Aibo, Sony’s robot dog, but if a robot cat is what you’ve always wanted, you’re now able to back one on Kickstarter. In fact, it actu...
03:50 pm - Thu, December 26, 2019
The Verge YouTube gives creators more control over copyright claim disputes with new update
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube’s recent Studio update is finally giving people an easier way to deal with copyright claim disputes. The new update now lets creators a...
02:14 pm - Thu, December 26, 2019
The Verge The best apps, games, and entertainment for all of your new tech in 2019
Graphic by Michele Doying / The Verge Our favorites for all your new devices Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Thu, December 26, 2019
The Verge The 12 best apps for your new iPhone
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you’re lucky enough to have unwrapped a new iPhone as a holiday gift this year, you’ll probably want to install some new apps on it. Fo...
01:00 pm - Thu, December 26, 2019
The Verge Free returns come with an environmental cost
Courtesy of Optoro Every single day this December, an estimated 1 million return packages were picked up through UPS alone, and online shoppers are expected to send back even more purcha...
01:00 pm - Thu, December 26, 2019
The Verge The 8 best Apple Arcade games for your new iPhone or iPad
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The world of iPhone and iPad games changed dramatically in September with the launch of Apple Arcade. The subscription is an incredible deal: ...
09:00 pm - Wed, December 25, 2019
The Verge Call of Duty: Modern Warfares holiday update will let players trade guns for snowballs
The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare team is spreading some holiday cheer this season with a limited time snowball fight mode. In the game’s latest update, Infinity Ward and Activision are r...
05:45 pm - Wed, December 25, 2019
The Verge Pentagon warns home DNA tests pose personal and operational risks to military members
The Pentagon has advised military members to avoid using take-home DNA kits because of concerns about “unintended security consequences and increased risk to the joint force and mission,...
04:30 pm - Wed, December 25, 2019
The Verge Teslas holiday software update includes voice-to-text, Camp Mode, and a song making kit
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Tesla has started rolling out a massive holiday update that was previously teased by CEO Elon Musk last week, including a “Full Self-Driving sneak prev...
03:00 pm - Wed, December 25, 2019
The Verge The 10 best games for your new gaming PC
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Whether you’ve just gotten a new gaming PC, are building a new PC for yourself, or have just decided to gift yourself with some new games, w...
02:30 pm - Wed, December 25, 2019
The Verge The 11 best games to play on your new PlayStation 4
Sony’s PlayStation 4 may be entering its eighth and final year in 2020, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be a new PS4 owner this holiday season. After all, game consoles are cheaper t...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 25, 2019
The Verge The 10 best games for your new Xbox One
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge If you’ve added an Xbox One S or Xbox One X to your entertainment center this year, you’ll need some games to play. Now more than ever, it’s far eas...
01:30 pm - Wed, December 25, 2019
The Verge The 8 best games for your new Nintendo Switch
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge We’re quickly approaching the third anniversary of the Nintendo Switch, and a lot has changed in that time. Nintendo’s console / tablet hy...
01:00 pm - Wed, December 25, 2019
The Verge The 12 best games on Google Play Pass for your new Android phone
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge If you just got a brand-new Android phone for the holidays, you probably want to play some games on your shiny device. Luckily, that’s especial...
09:06 pm - Tue, December 24, 2019
The Verge TikTok owner ByteDance denies its exploring selling stake in popular app
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge ByteDance is not currently exploring selling its stake in TikTok, despite a report from Bloomberg stating that preliminary conversations were held...
07:13 pm - Tue, December 24, 2019
The Verge Disney is finally selling a cute Baby Yoda plush, but it wont arrive anytime soon
Disney is finally selling a proper, officially licensed Baby Yoda plush toy just in time for the holidays; the only problem is customers won’t actually get it until early next year. The...
04:58 pm - Tue, December 24, 2019
The Verge The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 5G appears to be on the way
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Galaxy Tab S6 will soon be available with 5G, making it possibly the first tablet with the faster connectivity. As spotted by SamMobile, the G...
04:24 pm - Tue, December 24, 2019
The Verge YouTube updates mobile app for improved TV experience
Youtube mobile app voice search | Google YouTube wants to make it easier for people to watch, control, and have the full YouTube experience on any device of their choosing. In a blog pos...
02:13 pm - Tue, December 24, 2019
The Verge Travis Kalanickis leaving Ubers board of directors
Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick is resigning from the company’s board of directors. The news comes after Kalanick sold more than $2.5 billion in...
02:08 pm - Tue, December 24, 2019
The Verge Star Wars barely there same-sex kiss cut from Rise of Skywalker in Singapore
Star Wars’ first same-sex kiss has been cut from The Rise of Skywalker in Singapore. The blink-and-you-might-miss-it moment takes place near the film’s end, when two peripheral charact...
12:09 pm - Tue, December 24, 2019
The Verge Could Samsungs next Galaxy Fold phone have a glass display?
Images of what’s rumored to be Samsung’s next foldable phone. | 王奔宏 via Weibo Earlier this month we saw images of a foldable device with a clamshell design rumored to be S...
10:42 am - Tue, December 24, 2019
The Verge Two new Pokmon games launch on Facebook Gaming
A pair of new Pokémon games have launched exclusively on Facebook Gaming: Pokémon Tower Battle and Pokémon Medallion Battle. Pokémon Tower Battle is available worldwide, and pits two ...
11:30 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Today in Christmas miracles: a failed electric scooter company is getting bailed out
It’s a Christmas micromobility miracle! Failed scooter business Unicorn is getting bailed out by rival company Unagi, after Unicorn had to shut down recently without any money leftover f...
11:22 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Go read this BuzzFeed and ProPublica report about how Amazon sacrifices safety for speed for its delivery network
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The speed and convenience of Amazon’s own delivery network has regularly come at the price of safety, as detailed today in an extensive report b...
11:07 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Twitter bans animated PNG files after online attackers targeted users with epilepsy
Twitter is banning animated PNG image files (APNGs) from its platform, after an attack on the Epilepsy Foundation’s Twitter account sent out similar animated images that could potentiall...
09:37 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge The Rise of Skywalkers realest-feeling tech is ancient censorship software
Lucasfilm Ltd. Two years ago, my former colleague Sarah Jeong laid out how Star Wars: Rogue One — and, indeed, much of the Star Wars mythology — is about internet freedom. A huge amo...
09:00 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Internal T-Mobile documents show the company considering a Comcast merger
Chris Welch As T-Mobile’s merger trial inches toward a verdict, it’s clear the company has spent years preparing for a merger with Sprint. But a new report made public in connection ...
08:36 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Influencers face backlash for promoting a Saudi Arabian music festival
Image: Instagram Several prominent models and Instagram influencers are facing backlash after attending and promoting Saudi Arabian music festival, MDL Beast. Commenters are “disappoin...
08:27 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Friends, once the second most streamed show, is about to disappear for five months
So no one told you Friends was going to go away. [handclaps] As of January 1st, 2020, Friends won’t be available to stream on Netflix, and won’t be available to stream on any of the ma...
08:03 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Employees warned North that its Focals AR glasses were overpriced and too male-focused
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Employees at North, the company behind the augmented reality Focals glasses, warned their CEO that the glasses weren’t ready to ship two mon...
07:47 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Rivian races ahead of other EV startups with $1.3 billion in new funding
Image: Rivian Michigan-based EV startup Rivian has announced a massive new $1.3 billion financing round led by T. Rowe Price — one that includes existing investors like Amazon and Ford...
07:28 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Judge blocks NYCs law limiting Uber drivers cruising for new passengers
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images New York City’s law to limit the amount of time Uber and Lyft drivers can spend cruising for passengers in busy parts of the city is “arbitrary ...
06:13 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Bloomberg campaign brings on former Facebook and Foursquare executives to run digital ads
Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been quietly assembling a squad of tech executives to run digital advertising for his pre...
05:27 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Thanks for inspiring a generation of pointless gadgets, Keurig
If I have one wish for 2020, it’s that we see an end to the stream of gadgets that convince customers to buy a product that requires even more products to make it functional. Instead of ...
04:02 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge As womens running takes off, the shoe industry is racing to keep up
Alex Castro Women’s share of a $100 billion industry is growing, but shoe fit remains elusive Continue reading… ...
03:33 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Sling TV gets more expensive, raises cheapest subscription price to $30
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The cheap days of Sling TV are over. Dish’s internet TV service is raising the price of both of its subscription packages, Sling Blue and Sling Orange,...
03:26 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Disney produced an unprecedented 80 percent of the top box office hits this year
Lucasfilm It’s difficult not to look at Disney’s record-breaking year, securing eight of the top 10 highest-grossing films of 2019 domestically and its impressive entrance into strea...
03:00 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge How do astronauts exercise in space?
To live in microgravity, astronauts need to stay fit Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Stranger Things is now a pinball machine that lets you fight the Demogorgon
Image: Stern Pinball Today, the pinball wizards at Stern Pinball announced a new machine based on Netflix’s hit series Stranger Things. That’s pretty meta, given the show’s reveren...
02:35 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Here are the best last-minute holiday gifts that wont break the bank
Vjeran Pavic / The Verge It’s officially crunch time for buying gifts before the holidays arrive. If you haven’t yet begun your shopping, it’s time to start now, because if you wai...
02:20 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Boeing CEO pushed out amid 737 Max crisis
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg is leaving the company a little more than one year after the first of two fatal crashes involving the company’s 737 Max air...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Anime is one of the biggest fronts in the streaming wars
Vinland Saga Anime streaming is a mess, but it wasn’t always Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Netflixs stalker thriller You returns for a second season, and it kills
Tyler Golden/Netflix Perhaps the most deliciously satisfying thing about You is that it began as a Lifetime show. It seemed to fit right in, too — based on the novel of the same name b...
12:31 pm - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge This flying robot vacuum overcomes the Roombas biggest weakness: stairs
No matter how useful today’s robot vacuums are, they’ll always be defeated by an element common to many households: stairs. That’s why this flying robovac, built by YouTuber and engi...
11:57 am - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Verizon hits goal of launching 5G in more than 30 cities
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge One of the biggest barriers for 5G adoption is simply getting customers access to the new network. Carriers are racing to rol...
11:22 am - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Snopes is raising funds ahead of 2020 avalanche of misinformation
Supporters of Snopes’ campaign will get swag like tote bags and T-shirts. | Image: Snopes Fact-checking operation Snopes has launched a crowdfunding campaign ahead of 2020, likely to ...
11:19 am - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite details leak
Rumored Galaxy S10 Lite. | @Onleaks Specs for Samsung’s Galaxy S10 Lite have coalesced ahead of its imminent European launch. WinFuture.de posted details based upon a data sheet they...
10:48 am - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Go read this Slate report on presidential candidate Pete Buttigiegs mysterious Wikipedia supporter
Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg. | Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images As far as crimes of vanity go, editing your own Wikipedia page is...
09:21 am - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Popular chat app ToTok is reportedly secret United Arab Emirates spying tool
Illustration by Ana Kova for The Verge A report from The New York Times has revealed that messaging app ToTok, popular in the United Arab Emirates, is in fact a government spy tool, crea...
08:22 am - Mon, December 23, 2019
The Verge Cats is being patched with improved visual effects
Photo: Warner Bros. Theaters are receiving a new version of Cats with “some improved visual effects,” just days after it premiered to dismal reviews. The update to the CGI-heavy movi...
04:00 pm - Sun, December 22, 2019
The Verge Frog Detective 2 is a great farcical escape from the holidays
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 can be starte...
01:47 pm - Sun, December 22, 2019
The Verge Boeings new Starliner spacecraft lands in the desert after shaky first flight to space
(NASA/Aubrey Gemignani) Boeing’s new passenger spacecraft, the CST-100 Starliner, landed safely in the New Mexico desert this morning, bringing a swift end to a very rough debut flight...
03:00 pm - Sat, December 21, 2019
The Verge 11 new trailers you should watch this week
Photo: Scott Garfield / Paramount Pictures Alright everyone, it’s time for Star Wars. I’m writing this before I’ve seen the new movie, so instead I’m going to write about The Las...
01:00 pm - Sat, December 21, 2019
The Verge Sony Xperia 5 review: the smaller, taller phone
It’s perfectly fine and will be completely overlooked Continue reading… ...
10:55 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge If you still arent convinced Big Brother can see you, heres where Trump has gone
Image: Alex Castro / The Verge Yesterday, The New York Times exposed in chilling detail how smartphones now mean practically anyone can be precisely tracked and identified in real time w...
09:03 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Vergecast: The lives of YouTube moderators, a new smart home standard, and the Xbox Series X announcement
Illustration by Corey Brickley for The Verge Welcome to the final episode of The Vergecast for 2019. On today’s docket, we’ve got a deep dive into the lives of YouTube moderators, pl...
08:54 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge YouTubers physically fighting each other could become a regular event
Jake Paul is the latest YouTuber to get his own boxing special. If the team behind the growing sports streaming platform Dazn is right, it’ll be more than a one-time event. Following the...
08:14 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge New Samsung Galaxy Buds appear to be on the way, and they might have better battery life
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Filings for what appear to be a new set of Samsung Galaxy Buds have hit the FCC, indicating that a new version of Samsung’s wireless earbuds...
08:00 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Iron Man 2 was one of Marvel Studios biggest failures this decade, but it set up a legacy
Marvel Studios 2019 is coming to a close, and with it comes the end of the decade. Prestige TV has never been better. Marvel turned on-screen superheroes into the biggest (and most profi...
07:04 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Facebook and Twitter shutter pro-Trump network reaching 55 million accounts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Friday, Facebook and Twitter shut down a network of fake accounts that pushed pro-Trump messages all while “masquerading” as Americans with...
06:45 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge The 84 biggest flops, fails, and dead dreams of the decade in tech
A decade of failures Continue reading… ...
06:38 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Todays deals include Echo Show bundles, iPads, and MacBooks
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you’ve been putting off your holiday shopping, there are even more deals available now on popular phones, tablets, and laptops. While a lot of thes...
06:21 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Vaping-associated lung injuries can be attributed to vitamin E acetate, CDC says
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The outbreak of vaping-associated lung injuries this summer and fall can officially be attributed to vitamin E acetate in THC-containing vaping pr...
06:00 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Motorola slightly delays Razr preorder and launch timing due to high demand
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Motorola’s resurrected foldable Razr was one of the most exciting phone announcements in 2019, but it seems that demand for the upcoming phone was hig...
05:49 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Apple opens its revamped bug bounty program to the public
Apple has opened its bug bounty program to all security researchers, offering rewards of $1 million or more for discoveries of major flaws in its operating systems. The program, which had ...
05:44 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Google CEO Sundar Pichai gets $242 million pay package after taking control of Alphabet
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google CEO Sundar Pichai got the promotion of a lifetime earlier this month, when company co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin relinquished control of...
05:35 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Richie Hawtins new app lets you deconstruct his DJ shows
Image: Richie Hawtin Techno titan Richie Hawtin has always been able to tweak existing ideas in a way that completely upends them. This time, it’s concert video. CLOSER is Hawtin’s a...
04:54 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Londons electric buses are getting fake noise, and its positively psychedelic
Photo by Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images From next year, some of London’s electric buses will play artificial noise while traveling at low speeds, and the specific sound that...
04:51 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Apple Arcades newest game is like Monument Valley with Lego
Apple Arcade managed to squeeze its latest game in just before the holiday break — and it’s yet another very welcome surprise. Called Builder’s Journey, it’s a puzzle / adventure h...
04:00 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Ubers plan to launch an air taxi service in 2023 just got a boost from a secretive startup
An older rendering of Joby Aviation’s aircraft; the company has not revealed its latest prototype yet Uber’s ambitious plans to launch an urban air taxi service just got a lift from ...
04:00 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge The best laptop you can buy right now
The laptop lives on Continue reading… ...
03:51 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge The high and low points of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Lucasfilm Ltd. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was designed to answer big questions about the entire Skywalker Saga. But it also raised a lot of new ones, including how well director J....
03:00 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge What to read and play after watching The Witcher on Netflix
Image: Netflix So you’ve just finished watching Geralt grimace his way through eight episodes of Netflix’s new fantasy epic The Witcher. There’s a good chance you want more. Maybe ...
02:27 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Federal study of top facial recognition algorithms finds empirical evidence of bias
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge A new federal study has found that many of the world’s top facial recognition algorithms are biased along lines of age, race, and ethnicity. A...
02:03 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge T-Mobiles merger trial has been all about Dish
Is Dish serious about launching a 5G network? Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge The 10 best video games of 2019
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Geese, ninjas, leather jackets, and more Continue reading… ...
01:42 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Apple is reportedly developing satellite technology to support its devices
Apple’s ‘spaceship’ headquarters in California, as seen by drone. | Photo by Jane Tyska/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images A new report from Bloomberg claims Apple i...
01:39 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Boeings new Starliner spacecraft is in the wrong orbit during first trip to space
An artistic rendering of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner | Image: Boeing The first flight of Boeing’s new passenger spacecraft, the CST-100 Starliner, did not go as planned this morning, ...
01:00 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Why Devil May Cry 5 is my game of the year
If you want to understand the magic of Devil May Cry 5, look no further than V. The game’s newest lanky boy addition is one of three heroes to play as throughout Devil May Cry 5’s wind...
12:48 pm - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Fate of Boeings new Starliner spacecraft a mystery following launch to orbit
An Atlas V rocket carrying Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, just after 6:36 AM. | (NASA/Joel Kowsky) U...
11:00 am - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge 16 predictions for social networks in 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Programming note: With this edition, The Interface is now on holiday break! We return January 6th. And just like that, we’ve reached the final ...
10:23 am - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Apple open-sources HomeKit tools to speed up smart home push
Apple is open-sourcing some of its smart home tools to “accelerate the development” of the new smart home standard announced by industry leaders yesterday. Parts of Apple’s HomeKit A...
08:01 am - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Netflixs The Witcher is a dark, funny, and faithful adaptation of the fantasy series
Image: Netflix You learn nearly everything you need to know about The Witcher hero Geralt (Henry Cavill) a few minutes into the first episode. The titular witcher — a work-for-hire mon...
01:47 am - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Amazons Ring has been blaming reused passwords, but now thousands of logins have leaked
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon’s Ring is having a very bad week. BuzzFeed News first reported today that login credentials for thousands of Ring camera owners have been publis...
01:35 am - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Cox owes $1 billion to record labels for harboring music pirates, jury decides
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Over the past few years, record labels have been suing ISPs for not removing music pirates from their services, and today, the record labels may h...
12:18 am - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Flickr owner SmugMug says it needs more money to keep the Flickr dream alive
Photo by Lionel Bonaventure/AFP via Getty Images Photo hosting service SmugMug has penned an open letter asking fans of the photo site Flickr, which it acquired from Yahoo two years ago,...
12:00 am - Fri, December 20, 2019
The Verge Best Buy is having a flash sale on Xbox bundles, JBL speakers, and more
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Best Buy is having a flash sale from 7PM ET on December 19th to 1AM ET on December 20th. There’s a range of deals, but we’ve collected the ones tha...
11:31 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Google Walkout organizer Claire Stapleton tells her story of the companys retaliation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Claire Stapleton, one of the organizers of the watershed Google Walkout protest, has penned a first-person essay for Elle magazine detailing her t...
11:07 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge If you stopped at a Wawa mini mart recently, your payment card details may have been snatched
If you used your credit card or debit card to buy gas or pay for snacks at any Wawa convenience store, anytime in the past nine months, your card information may have been skimmed by malwa...
11:00 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Watch Tested explain how Half-Life: Alyx will work on every big PC VR headset
Image: Valve Valve Software’s Half-Life: Alyx is less than six months away, and since it requires a VR headset, lots of players might be considering a major hardware purchase right now...
10:41 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge After a bumpy launch, Google Stadia adds indie developer Typhoon
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge After the shaky launch of Google’s cloud gaming service Stadia, which failed to deliver on some promised features amid questions about wheth...
10:08 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Lyfts algorithm is trying to block people with names like Dick, Finger, and Cummings
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Lyft is flagging people with names its algorithm thinks are inappropriate, like “Dick,” “Finger,” and “Cummings.” The ride-hail compan...
09:38 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Billionaire Tom Steyer profited from fossil fuels, and now he wants them eliminated
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Over the past decade, billionaire presidential candidate Tom Steyer has reinvented himself from fossil fuel funder to climate crusader. He reached a net ...
09:32 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge YouTubers, Silicon Valley, and fans help MrBeast raise $20 million for tree charity
YouTubers have surpassed their goal of raising $20 million to help the Arbor Day Foundation plant 20 million trees, with the help of more than half a million donors and some wealthy tech e...
09:00 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Watch Boeing launch its new passenger spacecraft on its first flight to the space station
(NASA/Joel Kowsky) Tomorrow morning, December 20th, Boeing is poised to launch its brand-new passenger spacecraft, the CST-100 Starliner, from Florida, sending it to the International Sp...
08:48 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Tesla vehicles can soon be charged at EVgo charging stations in the US
Tesla owners will soon be able to charge their vehicles at EVgo charging stations. The EV charging company said it will partner with Elon Musk’s company to install Tesla’s proprietary ...
08:32 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Go read this New York Times expos on smartphone location tracking because its worse than you think
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge I read a joke the other day that went something like: your cyberpunk dystopia name is just your actual name because the corporations have already won. Alt...
08:02 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge How to secure your Ring camera and account
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge If you’re the owner of a Ring smart home system, the recent security issues surrounding the Ring camera — including several families whose systems we...
07:52 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge TiVo to merge with Xperi to create one of the largest licensing companies in the world
Image: TiVo TiVo is combining with Xperi — a licensing firm that specializes in semiconductor technology as well as various A/V brands — in a $3 billion merger, the two companies ann...
07:39 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge How to live-stream tonights 2020 Democratic debate
Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images On Thursday, seven Democratic presidential candidates are set to take the stage for the final primary debate in 2019. This sixth debate will be ho...
07:37 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge OnePlus is launching a bug bounty program after disclosing the second breach in two years
Photo by Jon Porter / The Verge OnePlus announced its second data breach in two years back in November, and the phone maker promised to launch a bug bounty program by the end of the year...
07:26 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge US votes to raise age for buying tobacco including e-cigs from 18 to 21
Photo by Helen Havlak / The Verge The US Congress has voted to raise the age for purchasing tobacco from 18 to 21, and it’s applied that rule to e-cigarettes as well as more traditiona...
07:17 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Z-Wave is making a huge change so it doesnt get left behind in the smart home wars
Image: Z-Wave Alliance When Apple, Google, Amazon, and Zigbee announced that they were going to work together on a common smart home standard yesterday, one huge name was missing: Z-Wave...
06:35 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Robocall fines rise to $10,000 per call under newly passed law
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge After months of negotiations, Congress approved a landmark bill on Thursday to stop the flood of illegal robocalls. The president is expected to sign it ...
06:35 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Amazons holiday shipping deadlines are coming up fast
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’ve been procrastinating on purchasing those holiday gifts, are still hoping to get your packages by December 24th, and are depending on A...
06:33 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge After a 20-year drought, US lawmakers fund gun violence research
Gun violence research just got $25 million in federal funds, after a 20-year drought in funding for that purpose. The spending bill passed by US lawmakers today allocates half of the money...
06:24 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Satechis new Apple Watch USB-C charging dock is already 20 percent off
Satechi Apple Watch USB-C charging dock | Image: Satechi Satechi has made a convenient USB-C Apple Watch charging dock. It plugs into a USB-C port and then charges the Watch through a ma...
05:54 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Facebook is working on its own OS that could reduce its reliance on Android
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is developing its own operating system that could one day reduce the company’s reliance on Google’s Android, according to a new repor...
05:09 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Stunning first trailer for Christopher Nolans Tenet introduces the directors most ambitious film yet
Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, a movie set within the world of international espionage, finally has a first trailer that sheds some more light on the director’s 11th film. The first trail...
04:56 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Uber will pay $4.4 million to settle a federal probe into sexual harassment and retaliation
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Uber has agreed to pay $4.4 million to settle charges of sexual harassment and retaliation brought by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (E...
04:51 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Why video games and board games arent a good measure of AI intelligence
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Measuring the intelligence of AI is one of the trickiest but most important questions in the field of computer science. If you can’t understand...
04:00 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge This Apple Watch charger plugs directly into a USB-C port so you can carry fewer cords
Image: Satechi If you’ve been looking for an Apple Watch charger that isn’t yet another long cable that can get tangled up in your bag, Satechi’s new USB-C Apple Watch charging doc...
03:52 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Zynga hack affected 170 million accounts
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A September password breach of online game company Zynga affected 170 million people, according to a new report from Have I Been Pwned. According to...
03:21 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge The heady, earnest Remember Me was action game storytelling at its best
2019 is coming to a close, and with it comes the end of the decade. Prestige TV has never been better. Marvel turned on-screen superheroes into the biggest (and most profitable) trend of t...
02:30 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge 2019 was the year climate change charted
Billie Eilish performs at the Radio 1 Big Weekend at Stewart Park on May 25, 2019 in Middlesbrough, England. | Photo by Jo Hale/Redferns Billie Eilish, the 18-year-old singer-songwriter ...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Ghostery launches Ghostery Midnight desktop app with a VPN
Ghostery, which makes the ad- and tracker-blocking extension of the same name, has launched Ghostery Midnight, a desktop app with extended privacy features that costs $14 a month. Ghostery...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge The power tool company behind DeWalt, Black & Decker and Craftsman is testing batteries that dont explode
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Here are two things you probably don’t know: One, a whole bunch of the top power tool brands — including DeWalt, Black & Decker, Craftsm...
01:48 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Why Pokmon Sword and Shield are my games of the year
Pokémon Red is the first game I can remember playing myself. And while revolutionary for the time, the rudimentary, 8-bit graphics of the series left a lot to the imagination. Pretend thi...
01:04 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Airbnb avoids tougher regulation in Europe as EU court rules its not an estate agent
Image: Airbnb Airbnb has won a court battle in the EU affecting how the company is regulated in the future. The EU’s top court has ruled that Airbnb is not an estate agent but an “in...
01:00 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge The Verges 11 favorite podcasts of 2019
The art of audio storytelling is thriving today — as much or more so than in the heyday of radio in the 1930s and ‘40s. There are podcasts to suit every taste, including politics, hist...
12:00 pm - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Situation: there are too many competing smart home standards
The board from the original Nest thermostat Surely a new one will fix it, right? Continue reading… ...
11:29 am - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Twitters iPad app is getting a much-needed redesign
Image: Applesfera Twitter’s iPad app has a new design that makes far more efficient use of the tablet’s screen, Applesfera reports. While the social network’s current iPad app show...
11:00 am - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge The software behind Facebooks new Supreme Court for content moderation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As we start looking forward to 2020 — and your predictions are coming to this space tomorrow — a big subject on my mind is accountability. Tec...
10:02 am - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Facebook acquires cloud gaming service PlayGiga
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has acquired the Spanish cloud gaming company PlayGiga, which previously offered its services across Italy, Argentina, Chile, and Spain. ...
07:56 am - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge LGs latest UltraFine 4K monitor has a unique swiveling hinge
LG’s UltraFine monitor range is best known for its 5K and 4K displays that pair great macOS integration and image quality with boring industrial design. The latest entry in the series st...
07:24 am - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Is this Samsungs next Galaxy Fold?
王奔宏 via Weibo Samsung’s Galaxy Fold has the dubious honor of being the first folding phone most of our readers could actually buy — but it won’t be the last. Last month, Moto...
02:05 am - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge You can now buy the Claw that lets you mount your phone to Googles Stadia controller
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge One of the novel ways you might want to play Stadia, Google’s cloud gaming service, is by connecting your Stadia Controller to a Pixel phone...
12:05 am - Thu, December 19, 2019
The Verge Pornhub sheds light on 2019 Android stats that Google refuses to release
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Pornhub has released its annual Year in Review blog, and it contains some noteworthy data about, of all things, Android OS usage statistics, as observe...
11:47 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Why Ring cant just blame users for those home-invading camera hacks
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge If you’re thinking of buying a Ring camera for someone as a holiday gift, read Motherboard’s deeply unsettling coverage first. Maybe you’ve heard a...
09:38 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Huawei teases upgraded Mate X foldable with better hinge and tougher screen
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Huawei will release an improved version of its Mate X folding smartphone next year, with a better hinge, tougher screen, and faster processor. The details...
08:16 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Edward Snowdens book profits must go to the government, judge rules
Photo credit should read JORG CARSTENSEN/DPA/AFP via Getty Images Edward Snowden is not entitled to any profits from the sales of his memoir and the United States government can instead ...
07:54 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Spotifys Tastebuds feature will let you explore your friends music tastes
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify is testing a new feature, Tastebuds, that lets users discover new music through their friends, TechCrunch reports. The feature was first d...
07:23 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Share Now, formerly Car2Go, is leaving North America
Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images Share Now, the car-sharing service formerly known as Car2Go, is leaving North America. Daimler and BMW, the two global automakers that share ownership o...
07:13 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge AT&T will now show you a green check mark for validated calls on some Android phones
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge AT&T announced on Wednesday that it has turned on call validation displays for certain Android phones. That way, you can easily determine ...
06:41 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Corsair buys Scuf Gaming to get into the pro controller market
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Gaming peripherals manufacturer Corsair has acquired Scuf Gaming, which makes a very popular line of high-end e-sports controllers. While the terms of t...
06:26 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge A line of Denon DJ gear just got Wi-Fi, and somehow thats a first
Image: Denon Denon DJ has announced an industry first for DJ gear: starting today, a new software update allows its Prime 4 standalone player and its SC5000 and SC5000M media players to ...
05:51 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Amazon keeps building its Echo Wall Clock lineup with a Mickey Mouse edition
Amazon Amazon introduced its second Echo Wall Clock in one week today. This time, it’s partnering with Disney to launch a wall clock featuring Mickey Mouse that, like other Echo Wall C...
05:42 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Amazon expands free return policy to millions of items until December 31st
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is expanding its free return policy for the holiday season to include millions of products not previously eligible, including electronics, ...
05:42 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Amazon expands free return policy to millions of items
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is expanding its free return policy to include millions of products not previously eligible, including electronics, household items, and ki...
05:38 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge DOJ intervenes in Faraday Future founders bankruptcy after dishonest behavior
Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images The Department of Justice has accused Faraday Future founder Jia Yueting of “engaging in dishonest beha...
05:32 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge PewDiePie shows how difficult it is to take a break from YouTube
Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg is ending 2019 with a couple of major decisions: he plans to take a small break from YouTube in 2020, and he’s wiped out his popular Twitter account, losi...
05:23 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Light-duty autonomous vehicles get the green light in California
Image: Nuro Autonomous, light-duty trucks can now be used for commercial purposes on public roads in California. The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles announced the proposal Tuesday...
05:20 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Instagram will start removing influencers branded posts that advertise vapes, tobacco, and weapons
Instagram Instagram is cracking down on influencers’ branded posts and the products they hawk. The company announced today that, although it’s always prohibited branded posts that ad...
05:13 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Hulu will now let you use voice controls with Chromecast, Google Home
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Hulu watchers will be able to use voice controls with their Chromecast and Google smart displays to surf their favorite streamable content. That also inc...
05:07 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge The best last-minute digital gifts from Target, Amazon, Walmart, and more
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Maybe you forgot to buy a holiday gift for someone, or you didn’t have time to order something ahead of a party and you don’t want to show...
05:00 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Ninjas first Adidas sneaker will be out on December 31st
Image: Adidas Tyler “Ninja” Blevins and Adidas have announced their first sneaker together: a Ninja-themed Nite Jogger shoe, which you’ll be able to buy starting on December 31st. ...
04:34 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Boeing is set to launch its new Starliner spacecraft on its first flight to orbit
What to expect from the capsule’s debut Continue reading… ...
03:52 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Labor board rolls back employee email rights after Google recommendation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The federal labor board ruled this week that employers can block workers from using email to organize, in a decision that companies, including Goo...
03:07 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Google Stadia should have stayed in beta
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge I have been playing a lot of Stadia lately — not because I think Google’s game streaming service is amazing, but because, in order to get ...
03:00 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge A short list of the best short games of 2019
Alex Castro / The Verge Short Plays of the Year Continue reading… ...
02:36 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Fortnites winter event kicks off today with two weeks of in-game presents
It’s that time of year again: time don an ugly Christmas sweater, enjoy the snow, and open up some presents... in Fortnite. Today, Epic Games kicked off the now-annual “Winterfest” e...
02:35 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge The resurrected Blade Runner game is a genuine classic
Blade Runner was the first DVD I ever owned — not the movie, but Westwood Studios’ 1997 PC adventure game. Originally released on four CDs, the ambitious game was also bundled onto a s...
02:30 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Galavant was the decades most underrated show that no one watched
2019 is coming to a close, and with it comes the end of the decade. Prestige TV has never been better. Marvel turned on-screen superheroes into the biggest (and most profitable) trend of t...
02:14 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Apple, Google, and Amazon are teaming up to develop an open-source smart home standard
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Apple, Google, and Amazon are teaming up to develop an open-source smart home standard that’s meant to ensure that devices work together, make the deve...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Ikea previews its improved 2020 smart home experience
Ikea’s new Shortcut Buttons. But can it get the software right? Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Ikea 2.0: inside the furniture giants big bet on the smart home
The Swedish furniture giant has conquered living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms — but can it hang on to the future of the home? Continue reading… ...
01:03 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Finland is making its online AI crash course free to the world
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last year, Finland launched a free online crash course in artificial intelligence with the aim of educating its citizens about the new technology....
01:00 pm - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Why Fire Emblem: Three Houses is my game of the year
There is no multiplayer in Fire Emblem: Three Houses, but it certainly lends itself to being social. I have a running text thread with two friends about the game, and I have a couple more ...
08:24 am - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker our spoiler-free review
Lucasfilm Ltd. I thought a lot about Rey’s bread while I was watching Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The weird green food is a completely extraneous detail from Rey’s life as a de...
05:02 am - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Marijuana vaping hits record highs among teens
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The percentage of 12th graders who said they’d vaped marijuana at least once in the past 30 days nearly doubled between 2018 and 2019, according...
01:27 am - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Pinterest slashes contractor pay for the holidays
It’s been a big week for investigations here at The Interface. On Monday, we published my investigation into the mental health woes of content moderators for Google and YouTube who remov...
12:57 am - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge Unroll.me settles with FTC after falsely claiming it didnt collect and sell email data
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Before this year’s blockbuster Superhuman scandal, in which the email app maker was caught providing a non-consensual read receipt feature to it...
12:01 am - Wed, December 18, 2019
The Verge The internets name regulator says its uncomfortable with the .org deal
Remember when the organization in charge of .org domain names traditionally used by non-profits decided to sell itself to a for-profit company? It surprised everyone because up to that poi...
11:13 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge How to ask Google to delete conversations you didnt want it to hear
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Talking with Google Assistant can be a handy way to get answers to questions, run your smart home, or ask for the weather. But every once in awhil...
10:06 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge YouTube Music gets Spotify-like personalized playlists
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube Music has rolled out its first personalized playlists to all subscribers, including a rival to Spotify’s Discover Weekly called Discover...
09:32 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Studio Ghibli movies are finally available to purchase digitally but missing a major title
Fans have long bemoaned the inability to purchase digital versions of films from legendary Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli. But starting today, that’s changed. Nearly the entire ...
09:12 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Democrats want data on how sex workers were hurt by online crackdown
Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call On Tuesday, lawmakers put out a new proposal that would require the federal government to study how a pair of laws that targeted online sex trafficking...
08:03 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Instagram now lets you upload multiple photos on one Story post with layout feature
Instagram Instagram’s newest Stories feature allows users to post multiple photos on one screen. The feature, called Layout, is launching globally today, and people can incorporate up ...
07:35 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge How to avoid Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker spoilers
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge The internet is full of spoilers, making it a dangerous place to hang around if you’re trying to steer clear of what happens in Star Wars: The ...
07:15 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge These leaked Galaxy Note 10 Lite pics suggest Samsung is embracing the camera rectangle
Images: WinFuture Samsung released the Galaxy Note 10 on August 23rd, but a new variant of it is apparently in the works. What appear to be leaked marketing images of the upcoming device...
06:55 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge The Far Side is officially online for the first time, with new comics to come
Andrews McMeel Universal Iconic comic strip The Far Side launched its official website today, which debuted with a selection of classic cartoons, doodles from creator Gary Larson’s ske...
06:39 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge D-Fly Groups Dragonfly hyperscooter can hit a top speed of 38 mph
“Hypercar” is a term often used to describe cars with specs and price tags so extreme, so outside the realm of what’s on display at your average dealership that calling it a “super...
06:37 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Google Stadia finally keeps a promise with three new games and its first exclusive feature
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service has broken a bunch of promises, but it’s making good on one. Starting today, Google is delivering the...
06:00 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Respawn is launching an Apex Legends e-sports tournament with $3 million in prizes
Photo credit should read INA FASSBENDER/AFP via Getty Images Respawn Entertainment today announced a new global e-sports tournament series for its battle royale shooter Apex Legends, the...
05:54 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt joins Xbox Game Pass in time for the Netflix premiere
Netflix’s TV adaptation of The Witcher comes out on Friday, but if you’re looking to get your Witcher fix even sooner, you’ll be able to play CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher 3: Wild H...
05:48 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Mossberg: Tim Cooks Apple had a great decade but no new blockbusters
There were lots of successes, but nothing may ever match the iPhone Continue reading… ...
05:20 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Infinite text adventure AI Dungeon is now available on iOS and Android
Earlier this month we told you about AI Dungeon, an AI-powered text adventure with near infinite possibilities. You can type what you want into the game, and the AI will generate a respons...
04:43 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Katamari creator Keita Takahashi on why his games are both silly and serious
Wattam. It’s been a decade since Keita Takahashi released a commercial video game — the last title from the creator of the Katamari Damacy series was Noby Noby Boy in 2009 — but th...
04:09 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Streamlabs announces a new fundraising tool for streamers and charities
One of the more fascinating parts of live-streaming culture is its penchant for raising money for charities; it’s a regular feature across sites and streamers. Twitch, for example, leads...
04:07 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Apples new Mac Pro is its most repairable device in years
Image: iFixit iFixit has awarded Apple’s new Mac Pro a near-perfect 9 out of 10 score for repairability, dubbing the machine a “Fixmas miracle.” The repair specialists praised the ...
03:40 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge New Away leaks reveal employees worked without heat, struggled with headaches and nausea
12 new workers have come forward to The Verge with more allegations Continue reading… ...
03:30 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge The long-lost Blade Runner adventure game has been released online
Alcon Interactive Group The classic 1997 Blade Runner adventure game, which was once nearly impossible to find and play, has been rereleased on GOG. Blade Runner (the game) told a unique...
03:03 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge The Star Wars sequels finally got lightsabers right
The Star Wars saga is full of iconic imagery, characters, weapons, and spaceships, but perhaps none more so than the lightsaber. They’re powerful weapons and tools, and we’re told time...
03:00 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Autonomous helicopter startup Skyryse demonstrates tech that could power urban air taxis
Skyryse, an autonomous helicopter startup, unveiled the technology stack that it says will enable future fleets of air taxis to fly themselves over cities. It also released footage from a ...
03:00 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge The lightbulb revolution has just begun
Alexander Parkin Lately, there’s been a lot of heat over the simple lightbulb. Over the past decade, manufacturers raced to make their lightbulbs more efficient. The competition helped...
02:53 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Sonys new Back Button Attachment brings customizable paddles to the DualShock 4
Sony has announced a new accessory that adds two customizable back paddle buttons to a DualShock 4 controller. It’s called the Back Button Attachment, and it features a crisp OLED displa...
02:30 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge The Lost finale was the decades most underrated ending
Image: ABC 2019 is coming to a close and so is the decade. Prestige TV has never been better. Marvel turned on-screen superheroes into the biggest (and most profitable) trend of the era....
02:05 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Game of the year: the best games of 2019
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Verge staff’s favorites Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge AI super resolution lets you zoom and enhance in Pixelmator Pro
The “zoom and enhance” trope is a TV cliché, but advances in AI are making it a reality. Researchers have shown that machine learning can enlarge low-resolution images, restoring deta...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Why Fortnite is my game of the year... again
Image: Epic Games There were a lot of great games this year. Pokémon Sword and Shield, Death Stranding, Control, Untitled Goose Game, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and Baba is You all hit ...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Niantic says Pokmon Gos AR multiplayer Buddy Adventure feature is coming soon
Image: Niantic Labs Pokémon Go creator Niantic Labs says its augmented reality multiplayer feature, Buddy Adventure, is coming “very soon” to the iOS and Android versions of the mob...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Google employee says she was fired for sending internal pop-ups about labor rights
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has fired another employee following a showing of internal activism, marking the latest in a series of controversial terminations at the se...
01:23 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Samsung Electronics chairman found guilty of union sabotage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Lee Sang-hoon, the chairman of Samsung Electronics, has been found guilty of violating South Korea’s labor union laws and sentenced to 18 months...
01:00 pm - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Why Hypnospace Outlaw is my game of the year
Tendershoot / No More Robots If you’ve frequented certain older web forums, someone may have once told you to “lurk more.” The command admonishes newcomers to immerse themselves in...
11:08 am - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Lime launches weekly subscription service for frequent riders
Image: Lime Lime just announced LimePass, a weekly subscription service that waves the unlock fee on renting the company’s electric scooters and bicycles. The company says the subscrip...
09:46 am - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge JBLs new solar-powered headphones promise virtually unlimited battery life
Image: JBL JBL is crowdfunding a new pair of headphones that use an array of solar panels on their headband to offer potentially unlimited battery life under the right conditions. The Re...
06:00 am - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Segway-Ninebot is getting into the electric moped and scooter game
Segway-Ninebot is taking its expertise in small electric vehicles and applying it to something slightly bigger. Two things, in fact: a new electric moped and an even larger electric Vespa-...
01:11 am - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Xbox Series X: all the news about Microsofts next-gen game console
Image: Microsoft The next-gen Xbox is coming holiday season 2020 Continue reading… ...
12:41 am - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Android 10 is rolling out to Galaxy S10 phones on Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you use a Samsung Galaxy S10 on Sprint, T-Mobile, or Verizon, you might be able to download Android 10 to your device right now. 9to5Google...
12:22 am - Tue, December 17, 2019
The Verge Amazon bars Marketplace sellers from using FedEx shipping over delivery performance
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Amazon has informed third-party Marketplace sellers who use its platform that they may no longer use FedEx Ground or Home shipping services if they’...
10:36 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge The successor to Sonys popular WH-1000XM3 headphones could be coming soon
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Sony’s WH-1000XM3 over-ear, noise-canceling headphones have been some of the best on the market, with very good noise cancellation, the best sound of...
09:49 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Boeing will halt production of troubled 737 Max airplane
Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images Boeing will suspend production of the 737 Max, the airplane that was involved in two fatal crashes that took the lives of 346 people, in January ac...
09:29 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge No Mans Sky adds a full audio application just in time for the holidays
Since No Man’s Sky’s release in 2016, the game’s developers have been adding updates and new features — now there’s multiplayer, base building, and a virtual reality mode, among ...
09:08 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge You can still buy gifts with fast, free shipping at most retailers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge We’ve reached the final few days before the holidays, and before you know it, going to a local retailer — and dealing with mobs of people — ...
08:57 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Apple pulls app that let you turn your phone into a virtual iPod with click wheel
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Rewound, the basic music player app released last week that you could skin to make your iPhone look remarkably like an iPod Classic, has been pulled from ...
08:19 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Google Stadia founders can now give away another three-month free trial to a friend
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service hasn’t exactly had a stellar launch, leaving those who purchased the $130 “Founder’s Edition” e...
08:02 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Why individuals wont fix online misinformation but theyre the best option weve got
Photo by Alexander Gerst / ESA / NASA Earlier this month, we published a guide to figuring out what’s real on the internet — whether that means spotting a malicious “fake news” s...
08:01 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge 6 Underground is Netflixs next questionable attempt to build a blockbuster movie franchise
Netflix is still looking for its big blockbuster franchise, but it seems unlikely that Michael Bay and Ryan Reynolds’ new spectacle, 6 Underground, is the answer. 6 Underground is Peak ...
07:44 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Status Audios BT One wireless headphones are 40 percent off for readers of The Verge
Wireless headphones are a game-changer, but they’re also often pricey. That’s why it’s a good idea to take advantage of any discounts when the opportunities arise — like right now....
07:29 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Here are the best last-minute holiday gifts that wont break the bank
Vjeran Pavic / The Verge It’s officially crunch time for buying gifts before the holidays arrive. If you haven’t yet begun your shopping, it’s time to start now, because if you wai...
06:30 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge T-Mobiles first 5G phones are a stepping stone to the real thing
For months, T-Mobile has been saying it’s got a smarter, sounder 5G strategy than both Verizon and AT&T. To understand what an optimal 5G network looks like, you should think of a fa...
05:25 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge The 2021 Cadillac Escalade has a massive 38-inch curved OLED display
Image: Cadillac Cadillac Escalades are known for being big vehicles, and the 2021 version will apparently get a screen to match. General Motors’ luxury marque announced Monday that one...
05:09 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge New Android phones in Turkey to lose Google services in antitrust dispute
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has stopped issuing licenses for new Android phone models sold in Turkey, meaning they will not be able to ship with its services, Reuters ...
05:09 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge JetBlues ASMR imagines a fantasy world where air travel isnt horribly stressful
JetBlue is introducing AirSMR, a nine-minute audio experience that features calming sounds of airport announcements, the light chatter of crowds, snack bags crinkling, and airplanes landin...
05:00 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Wattam is a touching, whimsical playground from the creator of Katamari
It’s difficult to explain what Wattam is and also make it sound interesting. The latest release from Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi, Wattam is a whimsical adventure about... wel...
04:58 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Apple News strikes election coverage deal with ABC News
Apple News has locked down a deal with ABC News to provide live video coverage of the upcoming 2020 presidential election and future primary and general debates, the company announced on M...
04:57 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Forget electric cars e-bikes will be the top selling EV in the next decade
Photo by Frank Rumpenhorst/picture alliance via Getty Images The next decade is going to be defined by a revolution of battery-powered transportation, and the vehicle that will lead the ...
04:25 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge The new 2019 version of HPs Spectre x360 13 is already on sale
Photo by Avery White for The Verge Our review for the new HP Spectre x360 13 just went live. The Verge’s Dan Seifert says this 2-in-1 has a compact design with slimmer bezels surroundi...
04:15 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge The latest Spectre x360 13 shows that HP can actually make a good trackpad
HP has finally addressed the major flaw with its Spectre laptops: the trackpad Continue reading… ...
04:07 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Watch SpaceX attempt to recover a bunch of pieces of its rocket after a launch tonight
Tonight, SpaceX is set to launch one of its last missions of the year from Florida. For this flight, the company will be trying to recover as many pieces of its rocket as possible post-tak...
04:00 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Google and YouTube moderators speak out on the work that gave them PTSD
These moderators help keep Google and YouTube free of violent extremism — and now some of them have PTSD Continue reading… ...
02:53 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Mercedes-Benz delays US launch of its first mass-market electric vehicle
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Mercedes-Benz is pushing back the US release of its first mass-market electric vehicle, an SUV known as the EQC, to 2021. The $68,000 EV was originally su...
02:49 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge YouTube is growing up, and creators are frustrated by growing pains
The Verge Like death and taxes, seeing a version of “YouTube is over” trend on Twitter just hours after a new policy change goes into effect is a certainty. YouTube’s updated hara...
02:39 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Microsoft has a big year of hardware for 2020
Microsoft’s surprise unveiling of its next Xbox Series X console last week underscores the company’s big hardware ambitions for 2020 and beyond. The Xbox Series X will debut during hol...
02:05 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Apple Arcade adds new annual $49.99 subscription option
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple Arcade is adding an annual subscription option for $49.99 per year, joining the existing $4.99 monthly subscription option for the gamin...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Photoshop for iPad gets the Select Subject tool in first tool update after launch
Adobe Adobe’s Photoshop for iPad is getting its first major update since launch today, with the addition of the Select Subject tool. The tool automatically selects clean outlines of th...
01:49 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Instagram to start warning users before they post potentially offensive captions
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Starting today, Instagram will start warning users when they’re about to post a “potentially offensive” caption for a photo or video that’...
01:00 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Why Control is my game of the year
Image: Remedy Entertainment There’s a moment near the end of Control that is so unabashedly thrilling, joyous, and decadent in its design that it would make most roller coaster creator...
12:25 pm - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Google Maps now filters searches for EV charger plug types
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google Maps has added a new feature that lets you search for electric car charging stations according to which plug types they work with. Now,...
10:03 am - Mon, December 16, 2019
The Verge Go read this AMD vs Intel comparison of the Surface Laptop 3
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge With the recent launch of an Intel-powered 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 for businesses, we now have the rare opportunity to directly compare it to...
07:39 pm - Sun, December 15, 2019
The Verge Wham!s Last Christmas has been remastered in 4K and it looks incredible
Christmas has arrived early this year, in the form of a 4K remaster of Wham!’s iconic “Last Christmas” music video. It’s living proof that the 1980s did really happen, complete wit...
07:41 pm - Sat, December 14, 2019
The Verge J.J. Abrams shows off Star Wars clip inside Fortnite, and now lightsabers are in the game
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is so inescapable that it’s even started invading video games. This afternoon, director J.J. Abrams stopped by a unique location to show off a new clip f...
03:07 pm - Sat, December 14, 2019
The Verge No matter how Watchmen ends, its already done more than enough
It was the Rorschach mask in the glove box that sold me. Watchmen, HBO’s sequel / reinvention of the comic of the same name by Dave Gibbons and Alan Moore, came out the gate swinging wit...
03:00 pm - Sat, December 14, 2019
The Verge 8 new trailers you should watch this week
Image: Warner Bros. I recently saw Motherless Brooklyn, Edward Norton’s adaptation of the two-decade-old Jonathan Lethem novel about a private investigator with Tourette syndrome. I’...
02:00 pm - Sat, December 14, 2019
The Verge The Snapchat cat filter shows how little we know about cat cognition
Apologies to Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber, but the most interesting cat content online right now is a Snapchat filter that lets humans try on a feline face. The resulting clips are...
10:23 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge WWE joins TikTok and brings popular entrance music to the app
WWE has one of the most popular YouTube channels in the world and has become a social media force, and today (as reported by Variety) the company officially joined TikTok. There’s a WWE ...
10:05 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge ISPs flex their influence on FCCs speed checks, WSJ report says
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge It’s an awful feeling realizing that your internet speed is far slower than what your provider promised. But according to a new report from ...
10:05 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge How the FCC lets your ISP paint a rosy picture of internet speeds
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge It’s an awful feeling realizing that your internet speed is far slower than what your provider promised. But according to a new report from ...
09:23 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge FDA approves new closed-loop insulin delivery system for people with Type 1 diabetes
Photo by Donat Sorokin / TASS via Getty Images A new software system that will let people with diabetes customize their treatment and automatically adjust their insulin levels was just a...
09:20 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Google reveals just how much of the world its mapped with Street View and Earth
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge It’s common knowledge that Google has photographed a huge amount of the planet for its Street View and Google Earth projects. But for the fi...
08:57 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge PSA: RCS, the successor to SMS, is now live for all US Android users
In November, Google said that it was starting to roll out RCS Chat, the successor to SMS, as Android’s primary texting platform, and as of Monday, if you are an Android user on any carri...
08:26 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Billboard is changing its albums chart to count YouTube streams
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Billboard has announced that YouTube streams will be factored into the Billboard 200 albums chart starting early next year. Video streams from ot...
08:21 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Amazon is delivering half its own packages as it becomes a serious rival to FedEx and UPS
Photo by Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images Amazon has been steadily growing its logistics operation over the last decade, and it now delivers more than half of all Amazon packag...
08:10 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Get the first six Star Wars movies for the lowest price yet ahead of Rise of Skywalker
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is just days away, bringing a promised end to the nine-episode Skywalker saga on December 20th. But if you want to catch up on the earlier movies, you can ...
08:10 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Googles 4K Pixelbook Go is now available for purchase
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge When Google announced its relatively inexpensive new Pixelbook Go, it said that a more expensive Pixelbook Go configuration with a 4K screen was on the ...
07:56 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge How to watch Fortnites exclusive Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker clip this Saturday
Image: Epic Games Fortnite is about to host another of its now-iconic in-game live events, but this one has a pretty important real-world connection. For the first time, Epic’s battle ...
07:55 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Exclusive: documents show Foxconn refuses to renegotiate Wisconsin deal
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Why won’t Foxconn tell Wisconsin what it’s building? Continue reading… ...
07:47 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Bloombergs climate plan doesnt set him apart from other 2020 candidates
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The billionaire and former NYC mayor avoids controversial carbon-reduction strategies Continue reading… ...
07:34 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge The latest iPad Air is now $100 off at Amazon, Target, and Best Buy
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you’ve been holding out on a deal for the latest iPad Air, the wait is over. The Wi-Fi-only version of this year’s iPad Air is $100 off at Target...
07:34 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge The best gaming deals right now are these Xbox and PS4 bundles
X-Box One S | Tyler Pina If you’re looking for some good gaming deals, and particularly, if you were hoping to get a deal on Call of Duty, today’s your day, because both Best Buy and...
07:05 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge A thief stole unencrypted hard drives filled with 29,000 Facebook employees information
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Banking data for 29,000 Facebook employees, which was stored on unencrypted hard drives, was stolen by a thief from a payroll worker’s car, acco...
06:52 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Amazon teams up with Citizen for a classier looking Echo wall clock
Watch company Citizen is expanding its (less well known) line of wall clocks today with two new models that add support for Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, in what are effectively nicer ...
06:44 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Researchers fooled Chinese facial recognition terminals with just a mask
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facial recognition has been heralded as a secure way to confirm your identity on your phone or at payment terminals, and with features like Face I...
06:03 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Apple and Spotify can now play podcasts on your Alexa-enabled devices
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Starting today, Apple Podcasts is available through Amazon Alexa-enabled devices like Echo speakers. People just have to say, “Alexa, play (insert show...
06:00 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge The HP Elite Dragonfly is too stylish for the boardroom
A business laptop you’ll actually want to use Continue reading… ...
05:52 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Samsung says it hasnt actually sold a million Galaxy Folds
Update, 12:52PM ET, December 13th, 2019: After the original publication of this artlce, Samsung has since clarified to Korea’s Yonhap News Agency that it hasn’t actually sold one milli...
05:27 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge T-Mobile tried and failed to merge with Dish years ago, John Legere says
Chris Welch T-Mobile wanted to merge with Dish back in 2015, T-Mobile CEO John Legere told a federal court yesterday, but Dish shot the deal down over concerns that T-Mobile would “dis...
05:10 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Jumanji: The Next Level is a body-swapping delight
Image: Sony Pictures When Sony first rebooted Jumanji two years ago with the decades-later, new-cast follow-up Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle, it was a pleasant surprise even in the long...
05:00 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Caffeine adds new celebrity creators as part of its push for relevance
Today, live-streaming platform Caffeine is announcing that it has a new group of celebrity creators joining its service, in what the platform is calling a “creator drop.” It has brough...
04:37 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Runaways finally figures out the show it wants to be right before it ends
Hulu Runaways could’ve been great. The show’s basic premise, about a group of teens who discover that their parents are all supervillains and run away to fight them, is beautifully o...
03:59 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge AI has bested chess and Go, but it struggles to find a diamond in Minecraft
Whether we’re learning to cook an omelet or drive a car, the path to mastering new skills often begins by watching others. But can artificial intelligence learn the same way? A new chall...
03:47 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge I killed everybodys favorite Outer Worlds companion, and Obsidian just told me how
Obsidian Parvati Holcomb is everybody’s (or at least, lots of people’s) favorite character in The Outer Worlds. The brilliant yet sheltered engineer has charmed players with her swee...
03:00 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Taco Bells creative director on building up a cult brand
When Christopher Ayres started as Taco Bell’s creative director, he didn’t realize just how passionately some people loved the fast-food chain. “I didn’t even know how fervent the ...
02:25 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Spotify will ask people what theyre interested in to give them podcast suggestions
Spotify Spotify wants more people to listen to podcasts, so it’s making the process of finding one that interests you even easier. Starting this week, the company will include a button...
02:13 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Uncut Gems review: chaotic good
If thrillers tend to follow a narrative arc that looks like a curve, the Safdie brothers prefer one shaped like a coil. Their excellent new film, Uncut Gems, is an unnerving story of spira...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge A small Wisconsin company stored thousands of peoples CDs, then suddenly vanished
Image: Murfie Last month, almost a million CDs stored in Wisconsin seemed to disappear. For years, thousands of people paid a Madison-based company, named Murfie, to rip, stream, and sto...
12:00 pm - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge The Xbox One Series X: bad name, good design
Microsoft dropped a surprise last night — we got our first look at the upcoming Xbox and learned its name: Microsoft’s next Xbox is Xbox Series X, coming holiday 2020. I’m not sold o...
11:36 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge The Xbox Series X is basically a PC
For a long time now, Microsoft has been going out of its way to downplay the “box” part of “Xbox.” Whether it’s pledging to bring all of its first-party titles to PC, releasing s...
10:59 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge eBay Motors AI-powered tools will let you list a car in minutes
Image: eBay eBay Motors is a new app from the auction site aimed at streamlining the process of buying and selling used cars, and it includes a couple of AI-powered features that eBay cl...
05:01 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge AT&Ts low-band 5G network officially launches to all customers in ten cities
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T’s real 5G network is finally launching today, as the company starts to sell the $1,300 Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G and flips the switch for ...
04:56 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge The 12 biggest announcements from The Game Awards 2019
It’s that time of year again: The Game Awards, gaming’s most flashy awards celebration, which also doubles as an E3-style keynote packed with announcements. The 2019 edition was no exc...
04:53 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge A Fast & Furious game is coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC next year
Michelle Rodriguez and Vin Diesel just appeared on stage at The Game Awards to announce Fast & Furious Crossroads, a new game coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It features both stars fr...
04:50 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Telltales The Wolf Among Us sequel is being resurrected
A second season of Telltale Games’ The Wolf Among Us is being produced, following the studio’s shutdown last year and its relaunch in August. The Wolf Among Us 2 had been in developmen...
04:05 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Ghost of Tsushima gets new trailer, summer 2020 release date
Sit back and enjoy a nice look at one of the most anticipated games for the PS4. At The Game Awards tonight, developer Sucker Punch revealed the latest trailer for its PS4 exclusive Ghost ...
03:19 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077s soundtrack features Grimes, Run the Jewels, and more
CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077 is one of the most anticipated games of 2020, and at The Game Awards, CD Projekt Red revealed more details about another important area of the game: the sou...
03:08 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge The Game Awards 2019: all the announcements and trailers
A new Xbox and lots of new games Continue reading… ...
03:05 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Ruined King is the first indie League of Legends spinoff
Tonight at The Game Awards, Riot revealed the first indie games it will be publishing as part of its newly-unveiled Riot Forge label. It’s called Ruined King: A League of Legends Story, ...
03:05 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Ruined King and Convergence are the first indie League of Legends spinoffs
Tonight at The Game Awards, Riot revealed the first indie games it will be publishing as part of its newly-unveiled Riot Forge label. One is called Ruined King: A League of Legends Story, ...
02:51 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Yes, you can use the new Xbox Series X horizontally
The Xbox Series X is Microsoft’s newly revealed next-gen console with a unique, PC-inspired vertical design that has already had many questioning how on earth they’re going to fit it i...
02:41 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Final Fantasy VII Remakes new trailer is all about Cloud
The long-awaited release of Final Fantasy VII Remake is quickly approaching, but in the mean time at least we have this nice, new look at Cloud Strife. Square Enix released the game’s la...
02:37 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge The Xbox Series X controller has a tweaked design and a Share button
Microsoft just announced the new Xbox Series X, and along with the console comes a new Xbox Wireless Controller. It doesn’t deviate too far from the existing Xbox One design, retaining s...
02:34 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Godfall is the first game announced for the PlayStation 5
Gearbox and Counterplay Games have just announced Godfall at The Game Awards, a “third-person fantasy looter-slasher focused on melee combat” that marks the first game announced for So...
02:14 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Microsofts next Xbox is Xbox Series X, coming holiday 2020
Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox is officially called Xbox Series X. Microsoft revealed the name and console design on stage at the Game Awards today. The console itself looks far more l...
01:48 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge The Expanse season 4 just arrived on Amazon Prime hours ahead of schedule
For a while there, it seemed like beloved sci-fi show The Expanse might have been coming to an end, when Syfy decided not to renew it for a fourth season. But last May, Amazon stepped in ...
12:41 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Europes Green Deal on climate change failed its first test
Photo by ARIS OIKONOMOU/AFP via Getty Images In a stunning disappointment to environmentalists, a bid to cut the European Union’s greenhouse gas emissions to nearly zero by 2050 floppe...
12:36 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Mashup star DJ Earworm ends his decade with two new compilations and a promise
When “United State of Pop: Blame it on the Pop” debuted in 2009, DJ Earworm skyrocketed to stardom online. The nearly five-minute mashup from Jordan “DJ Earworm” Roseman used Billb...
12:18 am - Fri, December 13, 2019
The Verge Fortnite adds Rey and Finn skins in time for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Image: Epic Games Fortnite has added perhaps its most high-profile crossover items today with new Rey and Finn skins to celebrate next week’s premiere of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalk...
11:56 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Apple averts $150 bump in iPhone prices following Trump trade deal with China
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge President Donald Trump’s tentative trade deal with China, announced earlier today, has saved Apple from raising the prices, or eating those ...
11:53 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Apples latest startup purchase hints at the next big leap in iPhone photography
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has acquired Spectral Edge, a UK-based startup whose technology could be used to improve photos taken on iPhones, according to filings made ...
10:20 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Apples new parental controls on iOS can be bypassed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Tuesday, Apple released iOS 13.3, and one of its key new features was Communication Limits, which lets parents set limits on who their kids tal...
09:34 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Samsung claims it has sold 1 million Galaxy Folds
Samsung’s first folding phone may have been fraught with a stumbled launch, reliability woes, and a nearly $2,000 price tag, but that hasn’t stopped the company from finding a million ...
09:15 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Twitter wants to decentralize, but decentralized social network creators dont trust it
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Yesterday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey made a theoretically huge announcement: he wanted Twitter to stop being a self-contained platform and start del...
09:00 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge NASA picks the asteroid crater its spacecraft will steal rocks from next summer
Next year, NASA plans to scoop up a small batch of dirt from an asteroid named Bennu, located millions of miles from Earth — and now the agency knows which part of the space rock it’s ...
08:58 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Yap is the best new chatroom
I’m an inveterate chatter. I miss the days of AIM and Gchat; I regularly reread n+1’s fantastic essay on the history and rise of chatting. So when I saw Yap — a new chat application ...
08:31 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge New Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker scene hints at an unexpected return
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s release is just a week away, bringing the end of both Disney’s modern sequel trilogy and the overarching episodic Skywalker Saga. But if you can’t ...
08:18 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Vudu now lets you undo a movie rental within the first 30 minutes
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images We’ve all started a movie only to realize it’s not quite what we were expecting going in, and now Vudu ...
08:17 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge The Witchers last trailer shows off a fantasy epic that could replace Game of Thrones
Netflix’s big-budget TV series adaptation of The Witcher (based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s series of fantasy novels, and not the popular video game series that, confusingly, is also based ...
08:13 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge FTC may block Facebook from integrating messaging apps, per WSJ report
Photo by Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images The Federal Trade Commission could force Facebook to back out of its plans to integrate its family of apps, including Instagram, Messenger, and W...
08:09 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Lyft launches a car rental service with no mileage limit
Lyft is getting into car rentals. The ride-hailing company announced Thursday that it’s launching a rental service available in its main smartphone app that will work pretty much just li...
07:37 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge You can now hear Samuel L. Jacksons voice on your Amazon Echo
Image: Amazon Similar to what Google Assistant has done, Amazon is now giving customers the option to hear some familiar voices in addition to Alexa’s default voice. Today the compay k...
07:34 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge FCC proposes $10 million fine on robocaller that spread misinformation on California politician
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge On Wednesday, the Federal Communications Commission proposed a nearly $10 million fine against a robocaller who allegedly spread “false accu...
06:38 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Microsoft reveals new Windows logo design and 100 modern app icons
Microsoft is tweaking its Windows logo and the icons for many of the operating system’s apps. We’ve known for a year that the software maker has been planning an icon overhaul, and the...
06:33 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Robinhood launches cash management feature a year after bungling its checking account launch
Robinhood has launched Cash Management, a new feature for its investing app that lets users park uninvested cash in a brokerage account where it can earn interest or be spent like cash usi...
06:09 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge An all-electric seaplane took flight in Canada for the first time
Most electric-powered aircraft being tested today look like mutant helicopters or drones on steroids. So it was with some relief that the all-electric plane that took flight in British Col...
06:01 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Multiple brands likely responsible for vaping injuries, CDC says
Photo by Mike Wren / NYS Department of Health THC-containing vaping products sold under the name Dank Vapes are the most common brand associated with vaping-related injuries, according t...
05:21 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge 32 moments that made the decade
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A lot can change in 10 years. When the sun rose on January 1st, 2010, Steve Jobs was still CEO of Apple, and the hottest Android phone was the...
05:00 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Twitter is bringing back labels for US election candidates
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For the 2018 midterm elections, Twitter introduced labels that appeared on US election candidates’ profiles and tweets in order to identify the ...
04:21 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Control, one of the best games of 2019, is back down to $25 at GameStop today
Image: Remedy Entertainment Control is a stylish, cerebral, and just plain fun third-person shooter in which you gain telekinetic powers. If you like good games, it’s easy enough to re...
04:15 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Rocket Labs second launch site is now complete, with its first mission set for next year
Small satellite launcher Rocket Lab unveiled the company’s second launch site this morning — a just-finished pad built at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island in Virgi...
04:06 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Amazon has gaming laptops with Nvidia RTX graphics on sale today
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Whether you’re hoping to gift a capable gaming laptop to a loved one for the holidays or you just want to get one for yourself, Amazon has s...
04:00 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Google is bringing spam detection and verified business messaging to Messages
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, Google announced that it’s rolling out two features for its Messages app on Android that are designed to help you weed out annoyances and...
03:32 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge How to turn your iPhones location tracking on or off
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Your iPhone uses information from your cell service, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS to pinpoint its location, and since you almost always have your...
03:29 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge This Samsung ad is a deranged burst of meme energy
Awesome screen. Awesome camera. Long-lasting battery life. These are three things that Samsung’s influencer-filled ad would like you (or more likely, a social-savvy teen) to know about i...
03:00 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Google Assistants interpreter mode is coming to phones today
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Interpreter mode, the feature that allows Google Assistant to translate your conversations in real time, is coming to phones. Google says it will ...
02:52 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge What we can learn from a decade of dead Google projects
Google shows off Project Glass at I/O 2012 To tell the story of the last 10 years at Google, it helps to look at the products that no longer exist. The decade started with Wave (launched...
02:28 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Like it or not, the Marvel empire redefined cinema this decade
Image: Marvel Studios Dread it, run from it — destiny arrives all the same Continue reading… ...
02:20 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge The mind-bending confusion of hammer on a bed shows computer vision is far from solved
Six example images that fool AI from the ObjectNet dataset. | Image: MIT Machine vision has been one of the biggest success stories of the AI boom, enabling everything from automated med...
02:17 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge The real problem with robocalls
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Robocalls have become unavoidable, flooding phone networks with spam so thoroughly that most people have stopped picking up calls from unknown numbers. I...
01:47 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Fortnite adds local split-screen on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4
Image: Epic Games Fortnite’s latest update has arrived, bringing a rare feature for modern shooting games: local split-screen co-op. It will allow two players to team up in a match on ...
01:30 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge This decade in Elon
SpaceX, Tesla, Neuralink, the Boring Company... and, of course, that Twitter account Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge The Verge Creators Gift Guide 2019
Stop Motion by Michele Doying / The Verge 11 great gifts for the creative people in your life Continue reading… ...
11:00 am - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge A decentralized Twitter would bring the company back to its past
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today we’re going to talk about Jack Dorsey’s surprise tweetstorm about potentially decentralizing the service — but first, some history. De...
05:01 am - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge AI R&D is booming, but general intelligence is still out of reach
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Trying to get a handle on the progress of artificial intelligence is a daunting task, even for those enmeshed in the AI community. But the latest edition...
03:35 am - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Apple is now selling Brydges laptop-style iPad keyboards
Photo: Sam Byford / The Verge Apple’s online and retail stores in North America have started carrying products from Brydge, a company that’s known for producing MacBook-style Bluetoo...
12:10 am - Thu, December 12, 2019
The Verge Watch this machine made out of Lego sort other Lego using AI
Back at my parents’ house, there’s a couple giant tubs of Lego sitting in my old bedroom closet stuffed with over 20 years of my Lego collection. If I ever had to sort that collection ...
11:15 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Cousin Greg to play equally tall, inept WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann in new series
After WeWork’s disastrous IPO filing, many were claiming the company would soon be valueless. But there is still something of worth at WeWork: its story and its potential as IP for Holly...
09:58 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Twitter will now let you post iOS Live Photos as GIFs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Live Photos are one of Apple’s signature camera options on iOS, making your photos look like one of the living photographs in Harry Potter. But ...
07:47 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Valve says Half-Life: Alyx will be a one-way journey with no multiplayer
Image: Valve The first Half-Life game in 13 years might prove to be the first killer app for VR. In the 23 days since Valve announced Half-Life: Alyx, its first full-length VR game, the ...
07:12 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge EPA says the Porsche Taycan Turbo will get just 201 miles on a full battery
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge The Environmental Protection Agency has finally published its range estimate for Porsche’s first electric car, and it’s particularly lower than mos...
07:00 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Cruise, GM-backed self-driving company, teases life beyond the car
Image: GM Cruise, the self-driving car company backed by General Motors, is teasing an “alternative” to pollution-spewing, congestion-causing motor vehicle traffic. In a Medium post ...
06:54 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Crisis On Infinite Earths is the most comic book thing ever made for TV
Going to the theater now feels like going to a comic book shop. You can usually pick between Marvel or DC at the box office every summer. This extends to TV and streaming — it’s possib...
06:18 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge YouTube calls for more clarity on the FTCs child privacy rules
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge In the coming weeks, YouTube will be rolling out a new system for labeling children’s content after a landmark settlement with the FTC. But as ...
06:07 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Larry Page is quietly funding efforts to develop a universal flu vaccine
Google co-founder Larry Page is funneling money from his charitable foundation to a private flu-fighting initiative run as a for-profit company, TechCrunch reported. The program offers fre...
05:55 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge The Doc is in: we talked to Dr Disrespect about his huge new TV deal
Photo by Martin Garcia/ESPAT Media/Getty Images This isn’t the first thing you need to know about him, but it should be said: Dr Disrespect isn’t actually a doctor. He is, however, g...
05:00 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Skydio 2 review: a drone that flies itself
A new bar for flying cameras, but it needs to reach even higher Continue reading… ...
05:00 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Swiping meant dating this decade, and its time for a change
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tinder is the swipe, and the swipe is Tinder. But as we close out the decade, it might be time to retire the swipe we once knew. Tinder’s introd...
04:32 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Rewound is a new app that turns your iPhone into an iPod
If you’ve always wanted an iPod click wheel on your iPhone, a new app is helping to bring Apple’s iconic music player back into the modern touchscreen era. Rewound is a basic music pla...
04:00 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge This was the decade the commercial spaceflight industry leapt forward
Led by SpaceX, there’s been a paradigm shift in the business of space Continue reading… ...
03:38 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Geozilla gives you a way to track your kids or pets
If they can’t use a smartphone, this could be useful Continue reading… ...
03:09 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Twitter is funding research into a decentralized version of its platform
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Twitter is funding a small team of researchers to build an “open and decentralized standard for social media,” with the goal of making Twi...
03:00 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge BMW finally announces Android Auto integration is coming in 2020
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge BMW is finally going to start integrating Android Auto into its cars starting in July 2020, the automaker announced Wednesday. And not only th...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge How two Australian brothers plan to kick-flip over Boosted with a new lineup of electric skateboards
Growing up in Australia in the late 1970s, brothers Matt and Pete Hill first had the idea of creating a skateboard that was more than just a skateboard. Lacking access to reliable transpor...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge YouTube expands anti-harassment policy to include all creators and public figures
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge YouTube today announced an expansion of its anti-harassment policy that will ban video creators from insulting one another on the basis of their ...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Space Force may finally become real but it wont be an overhaul
President Trump’s long trumpeted pet project, the creation of a new branch of the military called the Space Force, is now finally on the cusp of becoming a reality, thanks to a new bill ...
01:26 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Why are so many AI systems named after Muppets?
Say “01101000 01101001” to BERT and ERNIE. | Illustration: Getty Images / The Verge / Alex Castro One of the biggest trends in AI recently has been the creation of machine learning m...
12:30 pm - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge Watch Blue Origin send its New Shepard passenger rocket to space and back
After a seven-month hiatus from spaceflight, private aerospace company Blue Origin is set to fly its New Shepard rocket to space and back again on the company’s 12th overall test flight....
11:00 am - Wed, December 11, 2019
The Verge The fight over encrypted messaging is just beginning
Jay Sullivan, Product Management Director for Privacy and Integrity in Messenger of Facebook, Inc. testifies during a hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee December 10, 2019 on Capitol ...
10:59 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge The Pirate Bay seems to be testing a streaming option again
Torrent site The Pirate Bay has long been infamous for allowing people to download pirated movies and TV shows. But now, it looks like it’s giving users a new option: streaming. For cert...
10:56 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Apples most expensive Pro Display XDR requires a special, Apple-made cloth to clean it
Image: Apple Apple’s newest top-of-the-line display, the Pro Display XDR, is out today. And it doesn’t come cheap, starting at $4,999, with a matte “nano texture” upgrade for a m...
10:41 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge NIO lays off 141 employees in Silicon Valley following Intel deal
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Chinese EV startup NIO has laid off another 141 employees at its North American headquarters in San Jose, according to a new filing with the Employment...
09:55 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge The Justice Department will reportedly investigate Googles Fitbit acquisition
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The US Department of Justice will reportedly review Google’s November acquisition of wearables company Fitbit, potentially probing concerns ...
08:52 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Logitech made a bespoke $200 magnetic 4K webcam for Apples Pro Display XDR
Apple’s new $4,999 Pro Display XDR has a lot of features and high-end specs, but one thing it doesn’t have is an integrated webcam for video calls. Fortunately, Logitech is here to fil...
08:17 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Genetic database that identified Golden State Killer acquired by crime scene DNA company
Photo by Roland Weihrauch/picture alliance via Getty Images The crime scene DNA sequencing company Verogen announced yesterday that they’ve acquired the genomics database and website G...
07:48 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Yahoo is giving users more time to download Groups data before its gone forever
Image: Yahoo In October, Yahoo announced that it would be deleting all content posted on Yahoo Groups on December 14th. But today, the company said that it’s extending that deadline an...
07:38 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Faze Clan CEO talks growing pains, global expansion, and lawsuits
Photo: FaZe Clan/Twitter In this week’s interview on The Vergecast, editor-in-chief of The Verge Nilay Patel and Verge reporter Julia Alexander sit down with CEO / co-owner of Faze Cla...
07:36 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Netflix reveals first Irishman watch numbers, confirms over 26 million streams in first week
Photo: Niko Tavernise / Netflix Netflix has finally revealed the first numbers for how many customers watched The Irishman, the streamer’s high-profile crime epic from director Martin ...
06:53 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge The biggest announcements from Nintendos Indie World Showcase
Just ahead of the holidays, Nintendo held a showcase event focused entirely on indie games coming to the Nintendo Switch. Most of the games on display are scheduled for next year, and that...
06:44 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Lightroom finally adds direct photo import on iOS
Adobe announced its December updates to its photography apps today, and among the most significant is the ability to direct import photos on Lightroom for iOS and iPadOS. iOS and iPadOS 13...
06:41 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Twitch just locked down top streamers DrLupo, TimTheTatman, and Lirik
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Streamers DrLupo, TimTheTatman, and Lirik are some of Twitch’s biggest stars — and they have just officially signed exclusive deals with the p...
06:28 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Microsofts full-screen Windows 7 upgrade prompts start next month
Microsoft has been notifying Windows 7 users about January’s end of support throughout 2019. Now, the company is making its notification prompts even bigger, as full-screen pop-ups to wa...
06:13 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Waze now allows you to report unplowed roads and black ice
Waze Winter sucks for a lot of reasons — it’s midnight at 4:30PM, it’s cold and wet outside and then uncomfortably warm in your office, the heating bills are a pain — but one of ...
06:13 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge The Mac Pros optional wheels cost $400
Image: Apple When Apple first showed off its new Mac Pro, the company also revealed that you could configure it with optional wheels, which might be handy if you need to regularly move y...
06:11 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge iOS 13.3 arrives with full support for physical security keys
Image: Yubico Apple is releasing its new iOS 13.3 update for all compatible devices today. The biggest addition is the ability to use FIDO2-compliant USB-C, NFC, and Lightning physical s...
05:31 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Facebook tells US attorney general it wont remove encryption from its messaging apps
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook executives told Attorney General William Barr that the company would not provide law enforcement with investigative access to its encrypt...
05:24 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Apples most expensive Mac Pro costs $52,599
Apple’s new Mac Pro is available to order today: it starts at $5,999, but if you want the most powerful Mac money can buy, it’ll cost you $52,599, making it the single most expensive M...
05:18 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Shovel Knights new expansions are great for fans, but they wont sell you on the series
Image: Yacht Club Games Shovel Knight came out back in June 2014, and it’s a wonderful 8-bit-inspired 2D platformer that’s one of my favorite games from this decade. As part of the K...
05:08 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge You can now buy Apples new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR
Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge Apple’s new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR are now live on Apple’s online store. The Mac Pro starts at $5,999, which gets you an 8-core Intel Xeon CPU,...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Chrome now warns you when your password has been stolen
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is rolling out Chrome version 79 today, and it includes a number of password protection improvements. The biggest addition is that Chrome w...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Google is using machine learning to make alarm tones based on the time and weather
Image: Google Google has an update that might make you hate your alarm a little bit less: a new feature lets it automatically change up what your alarm plays based on the time of day and...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Google built its own tiny HDMI 2.1 box to jump-start the next generation of Android TV
Today, Google is announcing that Android 10 is arriving on Android TV, and it’s about as bland of an update as they come. Primarily, it’s just the performance and security benefits of ...
04:13 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Todays best deals include price drops on the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Google Pixel 4
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Today, we’re seeing some noteworthy sales on a few unlocked flagship Android phones, specifically the Google Pixel 4 and Samsung Galaxy S10....
03:16 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Magic Leap is renaming its AR headset to attract business customers
Magic Leap is pitching its headset to businesses with a new name. The Magic Leap One Creator Edition, which shipped last August, is being replaced with the Magic Leap 1, which sells for th...
02:58 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Watch the first gameplay trailer for Platinums new hack n slash, Babylons Fall
Platinum Games teased its upcoming hack ‘n’ slash game, Babylon’s Fall, during PlayStation’s State of Play event. Not much else is known about the game currently. It’s another co...
02:50 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Resident Evil 3 is getting a modern remake on April 3rd, 2020
Hot on the heels of the popular Resident Evil 2 remake that was released earlier this year, Capcom has announced that it’ll be remaking Resident Evil 3 for modern hardware, which was alr...
02:15 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge The Verges gadgets of the decade
The 100 gadgets that made a difference and defined the 2010s Continue reading… ...
02:10 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Untitled Goose Game is coming to the PS4 on December 17th
House House The goose can’t be stopped. The breakout hit Untitled Goose Game, which was previously available on PC and the Nintendo Switch, is now on its way to the PlayStation 4. The ...
02:10 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Untitled Goose Game is coming to the PS4 and Xbox Game Pass next week
House House The goose can’t be stopped. The breakout hit Untitled Goose Game, which was previously available on PC and the Nintendo Switch, is now on its way to the PlayStation 4 and X...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Wheels redesigns its shareable e-bikes to include a helmet
Wheels, an electric bike-share startup with operations in half a dozen US cities, has redesigned its two-wheeled vehicle to include a special spot to hold a helmet. The helmet is locked to...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Watch Blue Origin send its New Shepard passenger rocket to space and back
After a seven-month hiatus from spaceflight, private aerospace company Blue Origin is set to fly its New Shepard rocket to space and back again on the company’s 12th overall test flight....
02:00 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge This in-wall smart outlet can be controlled by Siri, Alexa, or Google Assistant
The ConnectSense Smart In-Wall Outlet. | Image: ConnectSense Most smart outlets are bricks that you plug into the outlet that’s already installed in your wall and then control that wit...
01:50 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Life is Strange 2 is an uncomfortable sequel thats powerfully relevant
Toward the end of Life is Strange 2 — the episodic series that wrapped up its five-episode series last week — teenage lead Sean Diaz is jolted awake. After driving all night, he pulled...
01:00 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Edison Mail makes the jump to the desktop with a new Mac app
Edison Mail (formerly known as EasilyDo Mail) is making the jump from mobile app to desktop email client with the release of a new Mac app. I’ve been using a beta version of Edison Mail...
01:00 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge North will stop making its Focals glasses to focus on its second generation
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge North, the company behind the augmented reality Focals glasses, is no longer selling its current glasses and is instead focusing on a second-g...
01:00 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge The Verge Video Game Gift Guide 2019
Stop Motion by Michele Doying / The Verge 10 great video game gifts for the people in your life Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge The Google Pixel will get bigger, more regular software updates you might actually remember
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verg Yesterday, Google unveiled a new part of its strategy with Pixel phones: the so-called “feature drop.” Google has bundled a bunch of software feature...
11:00 am - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge The Away scandal is a moment of reckoning for Slack
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge On Thursday, Zoe told you about the mess inside the fast-rising luggage company Away, where private communication is all but banned and lowly ...
10:00 am - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Best Buys today-only deals on the Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro 7, and Xbox One X are worth a look
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Three Microsoft products are on sale today — and today only, December 10th — only at Best Buy, including select models of the latest Surfa...
02:37 am - Tue, December 10, 2019
The Verge Sonys MLB The Show is coming to other game consoles as early as 2021
Image: Sony Sony’s MLB The Show game series, long a beloved PlayStation exclusive among sports fans, is going multi-platform. Sony Interactive Entertainment made the announcement tonig...
11:53 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Instagram influencer sentenced to 14 years for violent plot to steal domain name
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A social media influencer has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for concocting a scheme to violently coerce a stranger into giving up a...
10:51 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Jaguar I-Pace gains 12 miles of range in new software update
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Jaguar is issuing a software update to its first electric car, the I-Pace, which will gift the SUV 12 extra miles of range. The British automaker says ...
10:45 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge You can now email your emails in Gmail
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Email chain hell on Gmail is getting an upgrade. The mailing system will soon allow its users to send emails as attachments without having to forw...
10:40 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Away replaces CEO Steph Korey after Verge investigation
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Away CEO Steph Korey is stepping down, just four days after an investigation from The Verge highlighted the company’s toxic culture. Korey, ...
09:50 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge The Choose Your Own Adventure publishers are trying to get the phrase banned from Itch.io
Purrfect Apawcalypse | Itch.io Chooseco, which publishes the famous Choose Your Own Adventure series, is apparently trying to stop indie game developers from using the phrase “choose y...
09:30 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Google says it wont grant Fortnite an exemption to the Play Stores 30 percent cut
Image: Epic Games Google has publicly rebuffed game developer Epic over its reported attempt to distribute its popular battle royale hit Fortnite through the Play Store without paying th...
08:57 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Go read this New Yorker profile of William Gibson, the father of cyberpunk
Nearly four decades ago, William Gibson published a short story called Burning Chrome in Omni magazine, and with it, he birthed cyberpunk. (It also coined the term “cyberspace” in its ...
08:53 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Redbox no longer rents video games, and it will end game sales this year
Redbox is exiting the game rental business, the company confirmed to The Verge on Monday. The company’s trademark rental kiosks have been a handy way to rent physical copies of movies (...
08:41 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Crowdfunding disaster Coolest Cooler is shutting down and blaming tariffs for its downfall
The company behind the Coolest Cooler, widely known as one of the biggest Kickstarter failures, is officially going out of business. An update sent to backers from the company’s CEO Ryan...
08:35 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Google is under federal investigation for labor practices
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is under investigation by the US National Labor Relations Board, CNBC reported on Monday. The investigation follows the recent firings of ...
08:26 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge The Oculus Quest is getting controller-free hand tracking this week
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Oculus is rolling out native hand tracking to the Quest, its standalone virtual reality headset, starting this week. Previously expected to ar...
06:59 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Amazons Ring is making its first smart light bulb, FCC documents reveal
Amazon-owned smart home security company Ring makes a variety of smart lighting products. According to FCC documentation, the company is about to enter the replaceable bulb market dominate...
06:51 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Bioethics experts call on GoFundMe to ban unproven medical treatments
Photo by Monika Skolimowska / Picture Alliance via Getty Images A bioethics study published on December 8th calls on crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to ditch campaigns for unproven and un...
06:44 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Incognito mode in Google Maps for iOS is rolling out now
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google has announced that Incognito mode for Google Maps on iOS is rolling out today. Google first announced the feature at its I/O developer ...
06:15 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Microsoft to kill off Wunderlist in favor of To Do in May 2020
Microsoft is planning to kill off its Wunderlist app on May 6th, 2020. The software giant originally acquired Wunderlist more than four years ago, and it has spent the past two years build...
05:35 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Golden Globe nominations prove Netflix dominated TV and film in less than a decade
Image: Netflix Netflix is having a good year at the Golden Globes. Along with four Best Picture nominations, the streaming service also snagged 30 nominations in TV and film. In less tha...
05:24 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Mercedes-Benz and Bosch are testing self-driving taxis in San Jose
A new self-driving taxi service is coming to San Jose, CA, from two of Germany’s biggest companies: Mercedes-Benz and Tier 1 auto supplier Bosch. Autonomous S-Class vehicles will ferry p...
05:13 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Elon Musk is driving Teslas Cybertruck prototype around Los Angeles
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Just a few weeks after Elon Musk unveiled his polarizing sci-fi Cybertruck, the Tesla CEO was seen driving the prototype vehicle in Malibu, California ...
05:00 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Google shows off stunning new AR features coming to web and mobile apps soon
Image: Google Google has been quietly working to improve its augmented reality platform, ARCore, since its official launch early last year. Now, the company says its ready to unveil som...
04:49 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Today is another chance to save on the new iPad, PS4 Pro, Fitbit Versa 2, and more
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge We’re reluctant to legitimize “Green Monday” as a shopping holiday, but it’s nevertheless making a strong case for itself today with some stella...
04:00 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Amazon says Donald Trump sidestepped contract rules to block $10 billion Pentagon bid
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In court documents released today, Amazon has formally outlined why it’s challenging the government’s decision to award a $10 billion Pentagon...
04:00 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Amazons Echo Flex is a smart speaker for very specific needs
The least expensive Echo speaker will only work for a select few Continue reading… ...
03:51 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Google adds robocall screening and more to the Pixel 4 in first feature drop
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verg Google plans to start regularly releasing “feature drops” for its Pixel phones, bringing a number of new features to its phones all at once. The firs...
03:48 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge The US, like China, has about one surveillance camera for every four people, says report
Surveillance is booming globally. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales/The Verge One billion surveillance cameras will be deployed globally by 2021, according to data compiled by IHS Markit...
03:34 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Epic is accused of stealing a Fortnite dance from Dancing Pumpkin Man
Hollowhead, a pumpkin-headed Fortnite skin. | Epic Games Fortnite creator Epic Games is trying to avoid yet another lawsuit over dance emotes. The company preemptively filed a complaint ...
03:23 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Ghostbusters: Afterlifes first trailer channels Stranger Things
Ghostbusters is returning to the big screen once more — this time with a true sequel to the original films. The first trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife sets the stage for a small town ...
03:19 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge The Apple TV remote is so bad that a Swiss TV company developed a normal replacement
The remote that comes bundled with the Apple TV is infamous for its difficult-to-use design and controversial touchpad for navigation. It’s so bad, in fact, that Swiss TV and internet pr...
03:04 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Minecraft is finally getting PS4 cross-play support
Minecraft on the PlayStation 4 is finally getting updated to the unified Bedrock Edition on December 10th. The new update will enable cross-platform play between the Xbox One, Windows 10 P...
03:00 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Waymos driverless car: ghost-riding in the back seat of a robot taxi
Encountering construction, a wrong turn, and a flock of pigeons in the world’s only fully driverless car Continue reading… ...
02:44 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Boses Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 get their first big discount
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Many popular headphone models, including Apple’s AirPods, Sony’s WH-1000XM3, and Beats Studio 3, were cheaper than usual during Black Frid...
01:40 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge 2K launches new studio focused on the next BioShock
BioShock is coming back. Today, publisher 2K announced the formation of a new studio called Cloud Chamber, which is already working on “the next iteration” of BioShock. It’ll be the ...
01:23 pm - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge The Morning Show earns Apple its first Golden Globe nominations
Just one day after Billy Crudup earned a Critics’ Choice nomination for his role in The Morning Show, Apple TV Plus’ flagship show is being honored with more nominations. The Morning ...
12:30 am - Mon, December 9, 2019
The Verge Procreate 5 arrives with Photoshop brush import, Animation Assist, and CMYK mode
Animation Assist. | Image: Savage Interactive Procreate 5, Savage Interactive’s newest update for the iOS painting and illustration app, is now available. The free update brings long-a...
09:04 pm - Sun, December 8, 2019
The Verge First Wonder Woman 1984 trailer reunites Gal Gadots superhero with Chris Pine
Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman is returning to the big screen to save the world — but this time, she’s not fighting alongside the Allies in World War I. The first trailer for Wonder Woman ...
04:00 pm - Sun, December 8, 2019
The Verge Discolored is a surrealist spy thriller by way of Myst
Jason Godbey 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 tha...
01:29 am - Sun, December 8, 2019
The Verge Apples new Mac Pro will be available to order on December 10th
Apple’s new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR were announced all the way back at WWDC 2020 in June, and now we know when you’ll be able to place an order for the high-end hardware: December ...
07:18 pm - Sat, December 7, 2019
The Verge Unicorn, e-scooter startup from co-creator of Tile, shuts down with no money for refunds
Unicorn, the electric scooter startup from the co-creator of gadget tracker Tile, is shutting down operations after blowing all its cash on Facebook and Google ads but only receiving 350 o...
03:00 pm - Sat, December 7, 2019
The Verge 7 new trailers you should watch this week
Photo: DANJAQ and MGM / Nicola Dove Hi everyone, I’m back after a couple weeks away — partly because of the holidays, partly because the trailer selection just wasn’t very good. (I...
11:00 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge We still dont know how many people watched The Irishman on Netflix
Netflix didn’t have plans to release numbers for The Irishman when asked by The Verge earlier this week, but ratings firm Nielsen beat the streamer to the punch. Nielsen reports that ...
10:35 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Elon Musk wins Twitter defamation trial brought by caver Vernon Unsworth
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Elon Musk’s tweets calling caver Vernon Unsworth, who was involved in the rescue of 13 people from a cave in Thailand, a “pedo guy” do not m...
09:56 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Truth Be Told doesnt know how to make a murderer
Truth Be Told should be a home run. Its premise — the story of a podcaster revisiting a murder case 20 years after a suspect has been incarcerated — immediately evokes Serial. The pilo...
09:27 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Nokias first branded smart TV just made its debut
Photo courtesy Flipkart When the brand “Nokia” is mentioned, most of us immediately think “phone.” This is pretty much what it is known for. However, it looks like the company is...
09:16 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Cyber Week sales are still going: iPad Pro, Dell laptops, Nintendo Switch Lite, and more deals
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge As Cyber Week draws to a close, and retailers begin their sales leading up to the holidays, deals are coming and going quickly. In this transi...
08:55 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Big data may not be enough to predict injuries in the NFL
Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images The NFL is hoping big data tools can help bring down the number of concussions, ligament tears, and other injuries sustained in each game of profession...
07:44 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Adobe is buying the Oculus Medium VR sculpting app
Adobe is acquiring Oculus Medium, a virtual reality sculpting tool originally revealed by the Facebook-owned VR company in 2015. Nothing is apparently changing for now — an Oculus blog p...
07:37 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Heres the leaked memo in which Away tells employees not to fave The Verges investigation
Alex Castro / The Verge Newly leaked documents reveal that Away has barred employees from discussing The Verge’s investigation into workplace conditions on either their personal or pro...
06:44 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Magic Leaps next-generation headset is reportedly years away from launch
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Magic Leap’s sales numbers reportedly haven’t matched CEO Rony Abovitz’s high expectations — and a second-generation headset could be years awa...
06:37 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge All I want for Christmas is this string light phone charger
This genius combination of Christmas string lights and phone charger borders the line between kitschy and adorable, but I first saw it on Apartment Therapy, and I trust their judgment when...
06:36 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge FTC officially rules that Cambridge Analytica deceived Facebook users
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge More than 18 months after the scandal first broke, the Federal Trade Commission has officially ruled that Cambridge Analytica deceived consumers t...
06:20 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge This AI text adventure game has pretty much infinite possibilities
Credit: Nick Walton What will video games be like when they can truly harness the power of AI? If the machine learning-powered text adventure AI Dungeon 2 is anything to go by, they’ll...
06:12 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Carbon markets could strengthen or screw over global action on climate change
Photo by Andrea Ronchini/NurPhoto via Getty Images Leaders from 197 countries are hammering out the details of one of the most contested strategies for tackling climate change: internati...
05:23 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Twitchs Dr Disrespect is developing a TV series based on his streaming persona
Michael Tullberg / Getty Images Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm is making history as the first high-profile Twitch streamer to strike a deal to create a narrative scripted television serie...
04:36 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Bernie Sanders unveils $150 billion plan to expand high-speed internet access
Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images On Friday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) announced a new plan aimed at expanding broadband internet access across the country and dismantling...
04:03 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Vergecast: Tesla Cybertruck first ride, Elon Musks bad tweets trial, and the departure of Googles founders
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge The Vergecast is back after a Thanksgiving break and our Pirate Radio series with a new tech news roundup for the week. This week’s theme: billionair...
04:00 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Google Assistant adds topical podcast search and photo sharing via voice
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verg Google Assistant is getting a few new skills to make the virtual assistant more useful, adding the option to share photos directly through voice commands...
03:32 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Marriage Story brings rom-com energy to the agony of divorce
Image: Netflix There’s an inevitability to Marriage Story, a feeling of something like gravity: all-encompassing and firm, easy to forget it’s there as it slowly repels instead of at...
03:05 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Rocket Lab tests key maneuver needed for reusability during 10th flight to space
Rocket Lab’s Electron streaking into space on December 6th | Image: Sam Toms Small satellite launcher Rocket Lab successfully flew its 10th mission this morning from New Zealand, sendi...
03:00 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Baby Yoda is key to the Disney takeover
Disney+ has quickly become the only streaming service people want to talk about in the weeks since it launched, and a big part of that is because of The Mandalorian; specifically, the exis...
03:00 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Making weird go viral with Hi Stranger creator Kirsten Lepore
About three years ago, a naked, hairless humanoid told us that it was okay to look at its butt. The internet obliged. The mesmerizing short animation Hi Stranger quickly amassed millions o...
02:30 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge The PlayStation 4s Share button changed the way we play together
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Nobody games alone anymore. That’s never been strictly the case, anyway. Video games have always been relatively social, despite the old bas...
02:01 pm - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge PlayStation at 25: a visual history
Exploring 25 years of gaming through photos Continue reading… ...
08:00 am - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Dell XPS 13 (late 2019) review: the one with six cores
You can now get a six-core processor in a 13-inch computer, but you might not want it Continue reading… ...
07:57 am - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Elon Musks lawyers pressure caver Unsworth for an apology
“Did you ever tell anyone that Musk should get his big checkbook out?” Continue reading… ...
06:55 am - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy S11 reportedly has a 108-megapixel camera and 5x telephoto
OnLeaks Early renders of Samsung’s Galaxy S11 suggested that the phone would have a large camera bump, and now we have a better idea of what that bump might contain. According to a new...
12:28 am - Fri, December 6, 2019
The Verge Ubers first ever safety report discloses 3,045 sexual assaults and nine murders in the US last year
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Uber has for the first time in its history released a comprehensive safety report about its rides in the US spanning the full length of 2018 a...
11:04 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge FCC wont punish Verizon and T-Mobile for exaggerating their coverage maps
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Verizon, T-Mobile, and US Cellular overstated their 4G coverage in rural communities across the country, a Federal Communications Commission invest...
10:14 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Early 16-inch MacBook Pro complaints include speaker popping and display ghosting
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The new 16-inch MacBook Pro finally righted Apple’s keyboard debacle, and it’s a beast of a machine in terms of performance. But early buy...
10:13 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Google Fiber is now only offering its gigabit plan to new customers
Google Fiber is phasing out its lower-priced 100 Mbps internet access plan, opting to offer only the core gigabit-speed plan to new users. Google announced the decision yesterday, saying c...
10:10 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Caring about climate change is trendy on Tinder
Generation Z has taken over Tinder, and they care more about causes like climate change than they do about posting adventurous vacation shots, according to a “Year in Swipe” report Tin...
09:32 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Twitters new Twitter Retweets account highlights the best tweets on the platform
It is perhaps an understatement to say that Twitter is often a bad place to be on the internet in 2019. But what if there were a place where with only good tweets? That’s the idea behind...
09:00 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Riot launches publishing label to create even more League of Legends games
For its 10th anniversary in October, Riot announced a number of new initiatives meant to expand the League of Legends universe, including a fighting game, mobile spinoff, animated series, ...
08:57 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Mike Bloombergs massive network of terminals quietly promoted his campaign website
Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage Michael Bloomberg temporarily had a tiny but extremely questionable advantage in the 2020 presidential race: if you typed “Mike” into one of his company...
08:47 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Pokmon Go creator Niantic is working on AR glasses with Qualcomm
Qualcomm Qualcomm just announced a new virtual and augmented reality platform, and it’s working with Niantic — the company behind games like Ingress and Pokémon Go — on a smart gl...
08:30 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Qualcomms new Snapdragon 8c and 7c processors will power cheaper ARM laptops
Qualcomm has had big ambitions for ARM-powered Windows laptops for years. At its annual Snapdragon Tech Summit, the chipmaker revealed its biggest play yet: the Snapdragon 8c and the Snapd...
07:43 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Spotify beats Apple at its own game with its Wrapped year in review feature
Like it does every year, Spotify today gave users a reminder of their past with its “Wrapped” year-in-review roundup. And it seems like everyone is sharing their top songs and artists ...
07:08 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Popular manga art app Clip Studio Paint is now available on the iPhone
Clip Studio Paint, the industry-standard software for manga artists, is now available on the iPhone. Unlike the iPad version, which is just an identical clone of the desktop app ported ove...
06:58 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge DeepMind co-founder moves to Google as the AI lab positions itself for the future
Mustafa Suleyman co-founded DeepMind in 2010 with Demis Hassabis and Shane Legg. | Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images for TechCrunch The personnel changes at Alphabet continue, this ti...
06:46 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Apple explains why the iPhone 11 is requesting location data without permission
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple has finally clarified a peculiar and unsettling privacy issue with its newer iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro models regarding location track...
06:44 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Google Nest Hubs include a Nest Mini, plus save on Philips Hue bundles
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, but some pretty decent deals are popping up. The Google Nest Hub is $79 and comes with a free Google Ne...
06:17 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Filmmakers sue State Department over social media surveillance rules
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A group of filmmakers have sued the US government for making visa applicants hand over details about their social media accounts. The lawsuit ...
06:00 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Waymo launches iOS app as it reflects on first year of its robot taxi service
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Waymo’s robot taxi service in suburban Phoenix, Arizona, turns one year old on December 5th. To celebrate, the Alphabet company is taking a step towa...
06:00 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge PewDiePie makes his return to YouTube Rewind after two years of controversy
The goal of YouTube’s new edition of Rewind, its annual video dedicated to the year’s biggest trends and creator moments, is to best last year’s by not ending up the most-downvoted v...
06:00 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Minecraft is still the biggest game on YouTube by tens of billions of views
minecraft Fortnite may have dominated gaming conversations in 2019, but there’s one game that remained king on YouTube: Minecraft. YouTube unveiled viewership stats for some of its bi...
05:34 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Apple will reportedly release an iPhone without any ports in 2021
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has a new research note predicting Apple’s next two years of iPhones, and there’s a wild new detail: Appl...
05:26 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge TikTok settles childrens data lawsuit one day after it was filed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, reached a settlement on Wednesday with a group of parents who alleged that the company collected and exposed...
05:00 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Microsoft wants everyone to follow its lead with its new mobile design
A Fluent design focus to help speed up mobile productivity Continue reading… ...
04:12 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Googles Pixel 4-exclusive recording app is now available for the Pixel 2, 3, and 3A
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge The lack of a native audio recording app built into Google’s lean Android software has always brought a chuckle from people who use iOS. Google finally...
04:08 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Microsoft 365 Life is reportedly launching in spring 2020 with Office, password manager, and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has been leading up to launching a consumer version of its Microsoft 365 subscription for months. The Verge originally revealed that the...
04:01 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Cellphone-related head injuries became more common after the iPhone was released
Photo by Jaap Arriens / NurPhoto via Getty Images As cellphones got smarter, they also became marginally more dangerous to the clumsy, easily distracted humans holding them, according to...
04:00 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Emotional baggage: inside the toxic work environment at Away
Away’s founders sold a vision of travel and inclusion, but employees say it masked a toxic work environment Continue reading… ...
03:39 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Harmony Korine teamed up with Gucci and Snapchat to make a (meaningless) short film
There is a peculiar kind of alchemy that happens at the point where massive amounts of money and highly regarded artists converge: everything in the vicinity becomes meaningless. (Call it ...
03:00 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge It took two decades for PlayStations best JRPG series to find itself
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge PlayStation is the console family for Japanese role-playing games. As the de facto home for RPGs following the Super Nintendo era, it’s enjoyed everyt...
02:55 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge GM is building an EV battery factory with LG Chem in Lordstown, Ohio
Photo by Jeff Swensen/Getty Images General Motors announced today that it was setting up a joint venture with South Korea’s LG Chem to mass-produce batteries for electric cars. The two...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Imgur launches Melee, a dedicated gaming section trying to rival Twitch Clips
Image: Imgur Twitch’s clips feature is one of the best ways for streamers to have their finest gaming moments go viral, and now, photo-sharing site Imgur is trying to get in on the act...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge How to wipe your MacBook, iMac, Mac Pro, or Mac mini
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you own an older Mac computer, wiping the hard drive to prep it for sale is simple. But for newer models, including the iMac Pro, the 2018 Mac mini, ...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge The environmental impact of a PlayStation 4
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Deconstructing Sony’s video game console is a mind-bending trip into carbon-intensive global electronics Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Watch SpaceX launch its last resupply mission to the space station of 2019
This afternoon, SpaceX is set to launch its Dragon cargo capsule, filled with nearly 5,700 pounds of cargo and supplies for the crew of the International Space Station. It’s SpaceX’s l...
01:30 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Sony RX100 Mark VII review: almost vlogger
Sony’s latest RX100 adds some long requested features, but it still isn’t the perfect vlogging rig Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge How Sony bought, and squandered, the future of gaming
PlayStation Now had the keys to the cloud gaming kingdom, but Sony barely stuck a toe in the door Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge In 2020, Qualcomms slower chips may be more important than its best ones
Qualcomm’s annual Hawaiian press event to announce its products for the coming year is happening. It‘s there in part because Qualcomm needs something equally convenient for Asian and A...
11:26 am - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Craigslist, founded 24 years ago, is finally getting its first official app
Craigslist’s iOS app looks and feels like a straight copy of the website. There’s something about the brutal simplicity of Craigslist that’s always suggested an admirable caution....
11:00 am - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Why Alphabets days could be numbered under its new CEO
Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks before signing the White Houses Pledge To Americas Workers at El Centro Community College on October 3rd in Dallas | Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images The...
10:50 am - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Google explains how Nest Hubs know to display whats important
Commute feature will soon adjust with proximity. | GIF: Google Last month we learned that Google was rolling out ultrasound sensing to its Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max smart displays. The t...
10:33 am - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Kashmiri WhatsApp accounts are being automatically deactivated because of Indias internet shutdown
Indian policemen inspecting the site of a blast in Srinagar in Kashmir. | Photo credit should read Idrees Abbas / Echoes Wire / Barcroft Media via Getty Images On Wednesday, reports on s...
08:01 am - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Beauty, drama, and Shane Dawson dominated YouTubes Trending page in 2019
Theo Wargo/WireImage It’s best to think of YouTube as a series of independent communities living on the same platform — what’s popular to one group might not even be on another com...
07:40 am - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Elon Musks pedo guy tweet was a life sentence without parole, testifies caver
Day two of the defamation trial was Musk in the morning, Unsworth in the afternoon Continue reading… ...
02:23 am - Thu, December 5, 2019
The Verge Nintendo brings more SNES and NES games to Switch, including Star Fox 2
Photo by Andrew Webster / The Verge Nintendo is adding the first new retro games to its Nintendo Switch Online service since the program expanded to include Super Nintendo titles. The mo...
11:05 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge The rise, disappearance, and retirement of Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Photo by James Leynse/Corbis via Getty Images The duo gave up control of parent company Alphabet on Tuesday Continue reading… ...
10:02 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge TikToks parent company sued for collecting data on kids
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, is being sued after allegedly violating child privacy laws and collecting the data of young users through th...
09:16 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Frozen 2s biggest song, Into the Unknown, is now available on YouTube
The full clip of “Into the Unknown,” the big musical number from Frozen 2 performed by Idina Menzel and Aurora, is now available to watch on YouTube in full. That should be great news ...
08:42 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Why Rian Johnson wanted to make Knives Out a modern-day whodunit
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge; Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin / Getty Images Rian Johnson’s new film Knives Out is a devoted love letter to the whodunit genre — from it...
07:56 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Qualcomms Snapdragon 765 chip could usher in the first affordable 5G phones
Image: Qualcomm Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 865 might be the big news out of the company’s annual Snapdragon Tech Summit, but the company also announced details about its other ne...
07:38 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge BMW reverses decision to charge vehicle owners an annual fee to use Apple CarPlay
Harman BMW has backtracked on its controversial decision to charge an annual fee for the use of Apple’s CarPlay in its vehicles, according to 9to5Mac. Since 2016, the German automaker ...
07:03 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Qualcomms new Snapdragon 865 promises 5G, camera, and gaming improvements
Qualcomm officially announced its latest flagship processor, the Snapdragon 865, yesterday at its Snapdragon Tech Summit. But at the day two keynote, the company dove deep into all the det...
06:50 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge NASA spacecraft unraveling Suns mysteries as it spirals closer to our star
In August of last year, NASA sent a spacecraft hurtling toward the inner Solar System, with the aim of getting some answers about the mysterious star at the center of our cosmic neighborho...
06:36 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge The Nintendo Switch had its best US sales week ever thanks to Black Friday
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Black Friday was a bright spot for Nintendo this year. Today, the company announced that the Thanksgiving holiday week was its biggest sales week ever ...
05:59 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge The Expanse season 4 settles down for an anti-colonial disaster
A year ago, The Expanse was canceled. News of its doom arrived while its third season was airing on SyFy, the reported rationale being that the rights agreement between its production comp...
05:56 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge TED and YouTube launch global climate initiative
Countdown TED and YouTube announced a new climate change initiative called Countdown alongside a coalition of global leaders and nonprofit environmental organizations today at an event i...
05:56 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge TED launches global climate initiative with help from YouTube
Countdown TED announced a new climate change initiative called Countdown with the help of YouTube and a coalition of global leaders and nonprofit environmental organizations today at an ...
05:41 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Microsoft planning second next-gen Xbox thats cheaper and less powerful
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Microsoft is currently planning to launch two next-generation Xbox consoles for holiday 2020. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge ...
05:23 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Halo: Reach becomes a Steam most-played game on launch day
Halo: Reach launched on Steam yesterday, and it immediately raced into the top of Valve’s charts of most-played games. After originally debuting on the Xbox 360 nearly 10 years ago, Micr...
05:04 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Instagram will ask new users to provide their birthdays
Instagram Instagram will start requiring all new users to provide their birthdays when making an account. The new requirement starts today and is seemingly geared toward creating “age-...
04:55 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge The Google Home Max is cheaper than ever at Walmart, and it includes a Home Mini for free
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Cyber Monday is over, but good deals keep popping up online. You can now get the Google Home Max and Home Mini smart speakers together for $188 at Walmar...
04:46 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Amazons new AI keyboard is confusing everyone
Image: Amazon Web Services Amazon Web Services debuted a keyboard called DeepComposer this week, claiming it’s “the world’s first musical keyboard powered by generative AI.” It h...
04:30 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Peloton drops its digital membership price and launches Fire TV and Apple Watch apps
In an effort to appeal to more users, Peloton today reduced the price of its digital-only subscription and released two new apps, one for the Apple Watch and another for the Fire TV. The A...
04:11 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge This robot lets you remotely surveil your cat and track its daily step count
If you needed proof that the surveillance society is truly ubiquitous, look no further than Ebo — a robot that live-streams HD video of your pet straight to your phone and can even track...
04:00 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Analogue and Hyperdub have teamed up for a limited edition Sega Genesis album
Image: Analogue For its 15th anniversary, London-based electronic music label Hyperdub has teamed up with Analogue, a video game hardware company, to release a limited edition album on a...
03:53 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Apple acknowledges random shutdown issue with some 2019 13-inch MacBook Pros
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge As noted by MacRumors, Apple has acknowledged an issue with some entry-level 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro machines in which the laptop “keeps sh...
03:47 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Googles Focus mode is out of beta on Android 10 and has arrived on Android 9 Pie phones
Focus mode, one of Google’s many features aimed at keeping you from distracting yourself on your phone, is out of beta in Android 10. It actually debuted as a beta within the existing Di...
03:36 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Theres no quick fix to find racial bias in health care algorithms
Legislators in Washington, DC are taking a closer look at racial bias in health care algorithms after an October analysis found racial bias in a commonly used health tool. Sens. Cory Booke...
03:35 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge The dark side of electronic waste recycling
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge How an e-waste sting uncovered a shocking betrayal Continue reading… ...
03:30 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge The PlayStation 3 was Blu-rays ultimate Trojan horse
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge As the PlayStation 3 came to market in 2006, prices of HDTVs were falling. More consumers were looking to upgrade the big screen in their living rooms. ...
02:57 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Plex launches its free movie and TV streaming service
Image: Plex Plex has officially launched its ad-supported streaming service, which offers free access to movies, TV shows, and documentaries from both major studios and smaller indie pro...
02:44 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Watch SpaceX launch its last cargo mission to the space station of 2019
This afternoon, SpaceX is set to launch its Dragon cargo capsule, filled with nearly 5,700 pounds of cargo and supplies for the crew of the International Space Station. It’s SpaceX’s l...
02:30 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge The portable PlayStations were Sony at its most ambitious
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge As we mark 25 years of PlayStation this week, Sony’s grip on the home console market has rarely been stronger. The PS4 recently outsold the original P...
01:54 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge James Bond returns to action in the first trailer for No Time to Die
James Bond may have disappeared at the end of Sam Mendes’ Spectre in 2015, but Daniel Craig’s British secret agent is back to take on a new enemy (played by Mr. Robot’s Rami Malek) i...
01:00 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge The Verge under $25 gift guide 2019
Stop Motion by Michele Doying / The Verge Ten great gift ideas for under $25 Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Why Final Fantasy became the face of Sonys first PlayStation
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge I still remember the very first time I laid eyes on a Final Fantasy game and, by extension, the original PlayStation console. It was the year 2000, and ...
01:00 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Motorolas new One Hyper has a pop-up camera, Android 10, and a $400 price tag
Image: Motorola Motorola has been experimenting the last few years with its One line of phones, which look to blur the line between midrange and high-end smartphones. The latest attempt ...
12:00 pm - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Googles third era
Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge What’s next now that Sundar Pichai is CEO of Alphabet Continue reading… ...
11:59 am - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Spotting drivers on their phone is just the tip of the iceberg for AI-enabled cameras
A drive spotted on their phone in New South Wales. | Image: Transport for NSW Last week, the Australian state of New South Wales announced a plan to crack down on drivers using their ph...
11:13 am - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Ford is recycling used McDonalds coffee grounds into car parts
Ford is trying to do its part to combat climate change by recycling old coffee waste from McDonald’s into car parts. The automaker will be taking food waste from the fast food giant, div...
11:13 am - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Ford is recycling McDonalds coffee waste into car parts
Ford is trying to do its part to combat climate change by recycling old coffee waste from McDonald’s into car parts. The automaker will be taking food waste from the fast food giant, div...
11:00 am - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Larry Page is the tech worlds Dr. Manhattan
A man costumed as ‘Dr. Manhattan’ of the comic ‘Watchmen’ arrives at the International Comic Salon, accompanied by ‘military escort’ in Erlangen, Germany, 19 June 2014.  | ...
08:14 am - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Jay Z returns to Spotify
Z is back! | SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP via Getty Images Today is the birthday of Shawn Corey Carter. To celebrate his 50h, the artist better known as Jay Z has returned his entire music catal...
07:14 am - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Elon Musk tries to explain Twitter in pedo guy defamation case
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge | Photo by Joshua Lott / Getty Images The defamation trial started today Continue reading… ...
05:42 am - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge Amazon launches new battery-powered Echo exclusively for India
Amazon has launched a new Echo smart speaker exclusively for the Indian market. The Echo Input Portable Smart Speaker Edition is a compact speaker with 360-degree sound and, unusually for ...
04:17 am - Wed, December 4, 2019
The Verge The Nintendo Switch is launching in China next week
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge The official Chinese variant of the Nintendo Switch will launch in mainland China next week, Tencent and Nintendo have announced. The bundle will sell ...
10:33 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Qualcomms new in-display ultrasonic fingerprint reader can read two fingers at once
Qualcomm has announced a second-generation version of its ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor, the 3D Sonic Max, that promises to fix the issues with the original 3D Sonic Sensor by o...
10:17 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Motorola vows to release lightning-fast flagship phones in 2020
Photo by Jon Porter / The Verge Motorola hasn’t produced an Android smartphone with flagship, top-tier specs over the last couple years. But during today’s introduction of Qualcomm...
09:36 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin relinquish control of Alphabet to CEO Sundar Pichai
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who have mostly stayed out of the spotlight since restructuring their company four years ago, are relinqu...
09:36 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Sundar Pichai takes control of the Google empire
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who have mostly stayed out of the spotlight since restructuring their company four years ago, are relinqu...
08:05 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Ring reportedly outed camera owners to police with a heat map
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon-owned home surveillance company Ring gave law enforcement a heat map that let police see all devices installed in an area, allowing them to view u...
07:24 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge New Star Wars game show that sounds like American Ninja Warrior coming to Disney
Hot off the success of Baby Yoda, Disney has ordered a new Star Wars show for its Disney+ streaming service, but this one seemingly shares more in common with American Ninja Warrior than T...
07:00 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Qualcomms new Snapdragon 865 flagship is here without integrated 5G
Qualcomm has officially announced its next-generation flagship processor for phones — the Snapdragon 865 — but it’ll still need a separate 5G modem to enable 5G instead of an integra...
06:22 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Wyze debuts smart deadbolt lock and wireless keypad
Image: Wyze Smart home accessory maker Wyze has debuted a smart lock, which works with customers’ existing cylinder deadbolts. The Wyze Lock will cost $89, and it will be available for...
06:10 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Pour one out for the Steam Controller, sold out forever after $5 fire sale
Image: Sean Hollister / The Verge The Steam Autumn Sale is now over, but it included one deal that stood out from the pack — a $5 farewell to Valve’s weirdly wonderful Steam Controll...
05:45 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Genius sues Google over allegedly stolen song lyrics
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Lyrics website Genius is suing Google, saying the company continues to knowingly copy its song lyrics and use them in search results. Genius also ...
05:27 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Congress is split over your right to sue Facebook
Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call Should private citizens be able to sue companies like Facebook or Twitter for misusing their data? That’s the question Republicans and Democrats have b...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge YouTube claims its crackdown on borderline content is actually working
Sean Gallup/Getty Images After making changes to its recommendation algorithm in an effort to reduce the spread of “borderline” content — videos that toe the line between what’s ...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Google Photos launches private messaging for quickly sharing photos
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google is finally acknowledging that photos nowadays are as much about communication as they are form of memory collection. For years, the only way to s...
04:50 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals that you can still find
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge It’s always nice when Black Friday and Cyber Monday come to an end. The surge of emails quiets down (at least a little bit), and you can survey the dam...
04:30 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Mesmerizing graph shows uncomfortably close encounters between space junk
Image: The Verge/Alex Castro As the number of satellites and space junk in orbit continues to increase, so do the chances of these human-made objects colliding with one another, potentia...
03:29 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Remember how simple consoles used to be with this original PlayStation teardown
Photo: iFixit The original PlayStation is turning 25 years old, and to celebrate, iFixit is turning its screwdrivers and plastic pry bars to the retro console in one of its signature tea...
03:03 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge PlayStation 25th anniversary issue
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge, Photography by Richard Parry On December 3rd, 1994, Sony entered the video game industry — and it hasn’t been the same since. Twenty-five yea...
03:00 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge How the PlayStation logo became a streetwear icon
Whether people are shopping at Forever 21 or perusing a street fair in their cool neighborhood, chances are, there’s one symbol attached to a hoodie lying around both places: the PlaySta...
02:04 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Russia passes law forcing manufacturers to install Russian-made software
Russia has passed new legislation that will require manufacturers of smartphones, computers, and smart TVs to pre-install Russian-made software on their devices. The bill was approved earl...
02:04 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge How to fight lies, tricks, and chaos online
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge How to fight lies, tricks,and chaosonline By Adi Robertson @thedextriarchy Dec 3, 2019, 9:04am EST Illustrations by Alex Castro / ...
02:04 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge The Verge guide to using social media
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge How to fight lies, tricks,and chaosonline By Adi Robertson @thedextriarchy Dec 3, 2019, 9:04am EST Illustrations by Alex Castro / ...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Fired Google employees will charge the company with unfair labor practices
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A group of four former Google employees who were recently fired plan to file labor charges against the company, accusing the search giant of retal...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge The rise and fall of the PlayStation supercomputers
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Dozens of PlayStation 3s sit in a refrigerated shipping container on the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s campus, sucking up energy and investi...
01:00 pm - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge How to play classic PlayStation games in 2019
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The original PlayStation was Sony’s first home console, but it came out swinging with countless classic games released during its lifespan. From well-...
11:00 am - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Singapores fake news law should be a warning to American lawmakers
The national flag flying on the roof of the Parliament House in Singapore | Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP via Getty Images On Sunday evening, 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley...
08:45 am - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge First Black Widow trailer finally puts Scarlett Johanssons Marvel hero in the spotlight
The Avengers’ main storyline may have come to an end in Avengers: Endgame this past April, but the first trailer for Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow is a reminder that Marvel Studios ...
07:35 am - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Huaweis Mate 30 contains no American parts
When the extent of the Trump administration’s sanctions targeting Huawei became clear, we wondered whether the Chinese telecoms giant would be able to make a smartphone without American ...
05:01 am - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Mario Kart Tour was the most downloaded iPhone game of 2019
Despite launching relatively late in the year, Mario Kart Tour was the biggest game on the iPhone in 2019. Today, Apple revealed its top charts for the year, and the free-to-play version o...
01:06 am - Tue, December 3, 2019
The Verge Facebook built a chatbot to help employees deflect criticism over the holidays
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s public image is in such a disastrous state that the company’s public relations team built an artificial intelligence-powered chatbo...
11:39 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge YouTubes new gaming policy will allow creators to produce more violent footage
Robin L Marshall/Getty Images A new YouTube policy taking effect today, December 2nd, will allow creators with a focus on gaming to upload videos that contain simulated violence without ...
11:20 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge Amazon is now offering quantum computing as a service
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google and IBM may be battling for quantum supremacy, but Amazon is currently happy to be the middleman — today, it’s announcing and launching...
10:34 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge NASA spacecraft finds crash site of Indian lunar lander
A NASA spacecraft in orbit around the Moon spotted the crash site of India’s ill-fated lunar lander, Vikram, which slammed into the Moon’s surface during a landing attempt in September...
10:02 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Cyber Monday deals you should check out today
Cyber Monday is Black Friday’s encore set, back with even more deals. Some are new, others are crowd favorites from a few days ago, all of them are worth checking out because they’ll s...
09:58 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge Would background checks make dating apps safer?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Match Group, the largest dating app conglomerate in the US, doesn’t perform background checks on any of its apps’ free users. A BuzzFeed News ...
09:12 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge Riot Games will pay $10 million in discrimination settlement
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge League of Legends publisher Riot Games will pay at least $10 million under a legal settlement with current and former female employees, following...
07:53 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge There are some great gaming deals happening on Cyber Monday
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge There are plenty of great Cyber Monday deals across almost all categories of tech, but none more than gaming. Whether you’re interested in picking up...
07:32 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge Apples rumored Mini-LED iPad and MacBook Pro could arrive in 2020
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple has been rumored to be working on an iPad and MacBook featuring Mini-LED displays for months, and a new research note from noted analyst Ming-Chi ...
07:12 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge Internet celebrity cat Lil Bub has died
Lil Bub, the internet celebrity cat who brought joy to millions of fans, has died. Her owner, Mike Bridavsky, announced her death on social media today in a post celebrating her life and i...
06:02 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge TikTok prevented disabled users videos from showing up in feeds
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Social video network TikTok apparently limited the reach of people with disabilities, including facial disfigurement and Down syndrome. According ...
05:46 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge John Kerry, Arnold Schwarzenegger wage World War Zero on climate change
Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Today former Secretary of State John Kerry and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared war on climate change. The two led an all-star...
05:36 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge The best Cyber Monday tablet deal is, without a doubt, the latest iPad
Vjeran Pavic / The Verge It’s Cyber Monday, which means everyone is sorting through deals for all kinds of electronics. The number of sales may be overwhelming, which is why we’ve pi...
03:34 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge These are the best Cyber Monday deals youll find at Target
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Target’s Cyber Monday deals are here, so if you missed your chance to snag any deals last week, you’ve got a second shot today. As with Black Friday...
03:04 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge T-Mobile launches 600MHz 5G across the US, but no one can use it until December 6th
T-Mobile has flipped the switch on its 5G network, setting it live over areas of the US that it says covers 200 million people. While the network is supposedly live today, no one is going ...
03:00 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge Naughty Dogs president on how games changed since the first PlayStation: Theyre barely recognizable
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge From Crash Bandicoot to The Last of Us Part II Continue reading… ...
02:43 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge These are the best Cyber Monday deals youll find at Best Buy
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Best Buy is offering a long list of deals for Cyber Monday 2019 both online and in stores. You can save on products in every category, from laptops to sm...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge How the PlayStations DualShock shaped modern controllers
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you were told to draw a video game controller, what would it look like? Odds are, you’d scribble a rectangle with two downward wings for your palms...
01:15 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge The Verge Guide to Cyber Monday
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’re like us, Cyber Monday is a time of the year that you wish never came to an end. It’s when you can get the absolute best deals on tec...
01:00 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge The Amazon effect is flooding a struggling recycling system with cardboard
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images This holiday season, the popularity of online shopping collides with upheaval in cardboard recycling. China’s 2017 decision to turn away America...
01:00 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge One of PlayStations most important studios makes games about loneliness
Team Ico’s small output has had a huge impact Continue reading… ...
12:46 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge Apples time-saving Apple Pay Express Transit feature now available in London
Apple’s new time-saving Express Transit feature is now live in London’s transport network. The feature allows Apple Pay users to simply hold their devices at transit terminals without ...
12:00 pm - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Cyber Monday deals you should check out today
Cyber Monday is Black Friday’s encore set, back with even more deals. Some are new, others are crowd favorites from a few days ago, all of them are worth checking out because they’ll s...
11:23 am - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge Facebooks new tool lets you transfer pictures to Google Photos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is releasing a new tool today that will allow its users to transfer photos directly to Google Photos. The tool is being released initiall...
11:00 am - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge Walmarts Cyber Monday deals include $70 off Fitbits Versa 2, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order discounts, and more
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Walmart’s Cyber Monday deals have begun, and all of the special prices below will last for just one day, turning off at 11:59PM PT, which is...
11:00 am - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge You can get $10 off a year of Disney today
Disney entered the streaming market this year with the launch of its own streaming service, Disney+, home to Disney series and movies old and new. It’s proven to be a wildly popular comp...
09:26 am - Mon, December 2, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Cyber Monday deals on PC gaming components
Photo by Stefan Etienne / The Verge If you’re a current or prospective PC gamer, the Black Friday sales aren’t over quite yet. Cyber Monday has long been one of the best times to nab...
11:30 pm - Sun, December 1, 2019
The Verge Sonos best Cyber Monday deals include $50 off the Sonos One, and more
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Sonos’ Cyber Monday deals are much like its Black Friday deals. That’s because most of them are the same. However, it has added a few extra products ...
11:00 pm - Sun, December 1, 2019
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals at GameStop include discounts on pre-owned games and consoles
There have been more gaming deals this year for Black Friday and Cyber Monday than perhaps any other category of tech. If you’re a gamer, that’s obviously a good problem to have. GameS...
10:28 pm - Sun, December 1, 2019
The Verge Microsofts Cyber Monday deals include a free Oculus Rift S with select gaming PCs
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft has a few new deals up its sleeve for Cyber Monday. In addition to its huge, excellent price cut on the new Surface Pro 7 that you s...
05:33 pm - Sun, December 1, 2019
The Verge Some of the best Cyber Monday deals are happening at Amazon
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Amazon is known for having almost everything in stock, and most of the times, it’s able to sell tech for less than other retailers, too. Now...
04:07 pm - Sun, December 1, 2019
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on the iPhone 11, Pixel 4, Samsung Galaxy Note 10, and more, will end soon
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Black Friday brought about some fantastic deals on some of the latest phones, including Google’s Pixel 4, the OnePlus 7 Pro, Samsung Galaxy ...
02:50 pm - Sun, December 1, 2019
The Verge Big discounts on MacBook Air, iPad, Apple Watch, and AirPods are still on for Cyber Monday
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Updated 10:46AM ET, December 1st: Amazon now has stock of the seventh-generation iPad in gold and space grey for $229, so we’ve added that below. Blac...
01:39 pm - Sun, December 1, 2019
The Verge Googles Cyber Monday deals on Pixel 4, Nest Wifi, Nest Hub, and more are ending soon
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Almost every current Google product in existence was deeply discounted over Black Friday, and those sales have continued into Cyber Monday. But you don...
02:57 pm - Sat, November 30, 2019
The Verge The Nintendo Switch Lite comes with a free $25 GameStop gift card through Sunday
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Nintendo’s Switch Lite likely won’t be dropping in price any time soon, so the best deals we have to work with in the meantime are the rar...
02:57 pm - Sat, November 30, 2019
The Verge The Nintendo Switch Lite comes with a free $25 GameStop or Amazon gift card through Sunday
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Updated 4:43PM ET November 30th: Amazon is offering a $25 gift card when you buy a Switch Lite, so we’ve added a link in. Nintendo’s Switc...
01:48 pm - Sat, November 30, 2019
The Verge Here are the best Black Friday deals that are still available
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge It’s no longer Black Friday, which means that some of the deals have been swept away with the night. However, there are still plenty (and by that, I m...
12:47 am - Sat, November 30, 2019
The Verge This USB-C battery that can fully charge a 15-inch MacBook Pro is $100 for Black Friday
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge In May, we introduced you to high-wattage USB-C PD external batteries that can charge a full-size laptop on the go — not just a phone — an...