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10:29 pm - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge Watch NASA astronauts fly SpaceXs Crew Dragon using touchscreens
Nearly two hours after NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley became the first astronauts launched to space on a privately-owned rocket, they also became the first to pilot a spaceshi...
09:30 pm - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge SpaceXsuccessfully launches first crew toorbit, ushering in new era of spaceflight
Image: SpaceX / NASA After nearly two decades of effort, Elon Musk’s aerospace company, SpaceX, successfully launched its first two people into orbit, ushering in a new age of human sp...
07:44 pm - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge Meet the cute stuffed dinosaur that hitched a ride on SpaceXs historic launch
Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley had some company on their historic flight to space today: a stuffed dinosaur tucked into one of the seats on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon. The toy was spo...
07:35 pm - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge SpaceXsuccessfully launches first crew toorbit, ushering in new era of spaceflight
Image: SpaceX / NASA After nearly two decades of effort, Elon Musk’s aerospace company, SpaceX, successfully launched its first two people into orbit, ushering in a new age of human sp...
03:27 pm - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge Microsoft lays off journalists to replace them with AI
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is laying off dozens of journalists and editorial workers at its Microsoft News and MSN organizations. The layoffs are part of a bigger ...
02:54 pm - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge The Air Force weather team that keeps canceling your rocket launches
Bad weather at Cape Canaveral forced SpaceX to postpone its first launch attempt on Wednesday, May 27th. | Photo by Joel Kowsky / NASA With less than 20 minutes to go before SpaceX’s f...
02:01 pm - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge How to watch the SpaceX Crew Dragon mission
The Falcon 9 rocket set to carry SpaceX’s Crew Dragon to the ISS. | SpaceX On Saturday, May 30th, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon is set to become the first private spacecraft to carry humans ...
02:00 pm - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge Waymos robot minivans are ready to roll in the Bay Area for the first time since COVID-19 outbreak
Photo by Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images Waymo’s self-driving cars are returning to Bay Area roads for the first time since the company halted its public testing in ea...
02:00 pm - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge SpaceX Crew Dragon launch live blog
Follow along as the astronauts suit up and board the Crew Dragon Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge The Verges favorite hobbies to do while stuck at home
Putting things in jars is a surprisingly therapeutic activity. | Photo by William Poor / The Verge If you’re anything like us, over the past couple of months you’ve probably finishe...
01:30 pm - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge Zoom paid accounts reportedly will get strong encryption for calls
Zoom will add stronger encryption to its paid customers’ video calls, but isn’t planning to offer the enhanced security to all accounts, Reuters reported. A security consultant with th...
01:00 pm - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge Lenovos smart clock that can display your Google Photos library is only $40
Normally $80, the Lenovo Smart Clock is 50 percent off | Image: Google Memorial Day deals are a tough act to follow, and we’ve definitely seen the frequency of sales this week slow dow...
06:14 am - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge Google delays the Android 11 Beta announcement as protests roil US cities
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google had been planning to unveil new features coming in Android 11 on June 3rd, but it has decided to delay the unveiling. In a tweet on Friday ...
12:56 am - Sat, May 30, 2020
The Verge OnePlus inadvertently disables X-Ray filter with an update sent to its global phones
Images: Ben Geskin / Twitter OnePlus accidentally pushed an over-the-air update that disables a filter that can see through some thin black plastics and, in certain cases, clothes. ...
11:31 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Facebook wont take any action on Trumps post about shootings in Minnesota
Facebook will not remove or take any other action on a President Trump post that Twitter removed for “glorifying violence,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Friday. “I know many people are u...
09:05 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge A new TikTok clone hit the top of the App Store by paying users to watch videos
TikTok has a new competitor: Zynn, a nearly button-for-button clone of TikTok that differentiates itself with one key twist — it pays users to sign up, watch videos, and convince others ...
08:54 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Leaked posts show Facebook employees asking the company to remove Trumps threat of violence
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Facebook’s decision not to take action against recent posts about mail-in ballots and the Minnesota protests by President Trump is roiling employees, s...
07:51 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge SpaceX loses another Starship prototype in massive explosion
A screengrab from SPadre’s livestream of the engine test | Image: SPadre A fourth prototype of SpaceX’s next generation Starship rocket exploded right after a test at the company’s...
07:28 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge The United States will cut ties with the World Health Organization, says President Trump
Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images The United States will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO), President Trump said in a press conference today. “China ...
06:52 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Amazon will no longer support the Echo Look, encourages owners to recycle theirs
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Amazon is discontinuing its Echo Look camera, a standalone device that gave owners fashion advice using artificial intelligence and machine learning. Th...
06:23 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Vergecast: Examining Donald Trumps executive order targeting social media
Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images On Thursday evening, President Donald Trump signed an executive order targeting Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act to regulate...
06:23 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Twitter isnt a government, but its the best one weve got
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge As the president rages, Twitter finds its courage Continue reading… ...
06:06 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Go read this Forbes investigation alleging Kylie Jenner isnt actually a billionaire
Frazer Harrison/Getty Images In 2010, Bruno Mars famously sang that he wanted to be a billionaire “so fucking bad,” working to wind up on the cover of Forbes magazine. Kylie Jenner, ...
06:00 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Beats confirms four new colors of Powerbeats Pro will launch on June 9th
Image: Beats Beats today announced four new colors of its Powerbeats Pro true wireless earbuds. The new hues are much brighter and more vibrant than the original lineup and include yello...
05:55 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Apple comes out swinging against Tile after EU complaint
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge On Tuesday, Tile sent a letter to European competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, accusing Apple of anticompetitive behavior. Tile, best known fo...
05:50 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Joe Biden doesnt like Trumps Twitter order, but still wants to revoke Section 230
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden still wants to repeal the pivotal internet law that provides social media companies like Facebook and Twitter with broa...
05:24 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge New Xbox One update lets you customize the order of your Guide tabs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has released a new Xbox One update that brings a number of changes to the Guide menu, which gives you quick access to things like your f...
05:01 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Ted Cruz wants Twitter investigated over Iran sanctions compliance
Photo by Drew Angerer / Getty Images As President Donald Trump rages against Twitter for moderating his tweets, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is calling for a federal investigation into the compa...
04:56 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Sony confirms PS5 will have exclusive games playable only on next-gen hardware
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The PlayStation 5 will have one selling point Sony thinks might be important to fans who are on the fence about upgrading to a new generation of g...
04:31 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge NYUs virtual graduation event turned into a vaporwave nightmare
Students describe a surreal sendoff to their time at college Continue reading… ...
04:20 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge The best gaming mouse you can buy
Whether you’re on team wired or team wireless, here are the best gaming mice to get Continue reading… ...
04:18 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge The partnership between OnePlus and McLaren is over
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge British car manufacturer McLaren has confirmed that its partnership with OnePlus has reached its “scheduled conclusion” in what is likely to mean the...
04:08 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Hulus Ramy takes cringe comedy to a dark and funny place
Image: Hulu The United States is a difficult country to live in if you believe in anything. Our nation’s institutions fail us frequently and disastrously; our politics favor corporatio...
03:55 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Summer game fest: how to watch this summers digital gaming events
Image: Summer Game Fest Even though E3, Gamescom, and other summer gaming events have become online-only or outright canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems there’s still going...
03:40 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Kickstarters CEO on why he doesnt think the company will only do crowdfunding forever
The pandemic has been a strange time for Kickstarter. Over the past month, the company laid off nearly 40 percent of its workforce as projects on the platform dropped off, causing a “sha...
03:33 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Heres your first good look at League of Legends: Wild Rift on mobile
It’s been a while since we’ve heard much about League of Legends: Wild Rift, the mobile and console spinoff of the long-running strategy game. Today, as part of the ongoing Summer Game...
03:24 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Google reportedly rescinds 2,000 contract worker jobs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google rescinded offers to more than 2,000 contract and temporary workers in an effort to curtail new spending as the pandemic continues to sink a...
03:20 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Amazon sellers are marking products as collectible to get around price gouging rules
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has suspended thousands of third-party sellers for price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic, but sellers have found a loophole to avoid d...
03:14 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Instacarts tip-baiting system is short-changing shoppers, senators say
Photo by Evelyn Hockstein for The Washington Post via Getty Images Instacart’s tipping system is getting some new scrutiny from Congress. In a pair of letters today, a group of senator...
03:08 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Facebooks latest experiment is an attempt to make live TV events more social
Venue will attempt to curate fan discussion while an event takes place. | Image: Facebook Facebook’s Venue is a new app that’s designed to make the process of watching live events mo...
03:04 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Sony announces PS5 event for June 4th
Sony is officially confirming its next PlayStation 5 event will be held on Thursday, June 4th. The event will begin at 4PM ET / 1PM PT, and Sony is promising “a look at the future of gam...
02:53 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Lets go through Trumps terrible internet censorship order, line by line
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spoiler: you can’t nationalize Twitter Continue reading… ...
02:09 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Donald Trump escalates Twitter feud by cross-posting blocked message
Photo by Doug Mills-Pool / Getty Images Twitter limited the reach of a second tweet from President Donald Trump this morning, as the White House and its allies sought to escalate their f...
01:18 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Uber introduces a new hourly rate for longer, multistop trips
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge With its ride-hailing business at rock bottom as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Uber is introducing a new feature aimed at riders who need to ...
01:11 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Googles AR tool helps you measure two meters to maintain proper social distancing
If anyone steps inside the circle you’re legally allowed to fight them. | GIF: Google As lockdown measures are eased around the world, it’s more important than ever to observe prope...
01:00 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Heres what to expect asSpaceXlaunches its first human crew tospace
Photo by Kim Shiflett / NASA Takeoff is scheduled for 3:22PM ET on May 30th Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge The Verges Fathers Day Gift Guide 2020
Give Dad something to make him glad Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge What does Tesla slashing car prices really mean for the company?
Image: Tesla Well, I was going to write about the historic crewed launch and SpaceX, Tesla’s overachieving older sibling, but then the launch got scrubbed. Instead, let’s discuss mo...
10:15 am - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Apple now sells refurbished iPhone XRs
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge You can now buy a refurbished iPhone XR from the Apple Store, MacRumors reports. It’s a cheaper way of getting the bestselling phone of last...
10:00 am - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Why Twitter labeled Trumps tweets as misleading and Facebook didnt
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office before signing an executive order related to regulating social media on May 28, 2020 in Washington, DC. | Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Gett...
08:20 am - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Twitter restricts new Trump tweet for glorifying violence
Twitter’s notice, which says that the tweet broke its rules about glorifying violence. | Screenshot: Twitter Twitter has placed a public interest notice on a tweet from President Trump...
12:37 am - Fri, May 29, 2020
The Verge Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz to step down
Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Wired Rony Abovitz, the co-founder and CEO of lavishly funded augmented reality company Magic Leap, will step down from his position, reports Business...
11:54 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge A sequel to the Sonic the Hedgehog movie is in development
Image: Paramount Pictures A sequel to the Sonic the Hedgehog movie is in development, as first reported by Variety. It’s unclear when the film might be released, but Sonic the Hedgehog...
10:51 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Twitter now lets you schedule tweets from its web app
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter says you can now schedule tweets right from the main web app. When composing a tweet, you should see a little calendar icon on the bottom ...
10:45 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Elon Musk reaches first Tesla compensation award worth nearly $800 million
Xinhua/Ding Ting via Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk has unlocked the first of 12 possible stock option awards from the massive compensation plan he signed in 2018, and it’s worth nea...
10:32 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge EA and the NFL extend exclusive partnership for Madden games until 2026
Image: Electronic Arts Electronic Arts and the National Football League have renewed the exclusivity contract that gives the game publisher exclusive rights to make so-called simulation ...
10:09 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Google and Microsoft worked together to improve spellcheck in Chrome and Edge
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google and Microsoft have worked together to improve the spellcheck experience in Chrome and Edge. The latest versions of Chrome and Edge are now ...
09:45 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge WarnerMedia yanks HBO Maxs currently available titles list after discrepancies discovered
As part of HBO Max’s launch, WarnerMedia included a list of titles currently available to stream on day one, but after discrepancies were discovered between what WarnerMedia advertised a...
09:28 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge DoorDashs new Storefront feature will help restaurants set up their own websites
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge DoorDash on Thursday launched a new initiative called Storefront to help restaurants create websites and directly manage online pickup and deliver...
09:10 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge How to stop FaceTime from resizing your call windows
Image: Apple During a group call, FaceTime automatically enlarges the window of whoever’s speaking. This means when you have four or more people on a call, the windows will resize, flo...
09:00 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge G Suite customers will soon be able to make Google Voice calls right from Gmail
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google will soon let G Suite customers with Google Voice licenses make Google Voice calls right from their Gmail inbox. The new feature seems like...
08:57 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Facebook will start verifying the identities of accounts that keep going viral
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Facebook will now require people behind individual profiles with “high reach” to verify their identity, the company announced today. Facebook...
08:32 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Donald Trump signs executive order targeting social media companies
Photo by Doug MIlls-Pool / Getty Images President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday targeting tech companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google and the pivotal internet ...
07:41 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Amazon.com was briefly down for many in the US
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon.com was down for many people in the US for a short while Thursday afternoon. A number of Verge staffers were unable to access the site, and...
06:50 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Jabra rolls out customizable controls and a hearing test for Elite 75t earbuds
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Owners of the excellent Jabra Elite 75t (and Elite Active 75t) earbuds can now customize controls for the physical buttons on each earbud. With a new upd...
06:09 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Netatmo made a new outdoor camera with a siren to scare off intruders
Image: Netatmo Netatmo has released an updated version of its outdoor security smart camera with a powerful alarm to scare off uninvited guests. The revised security camera remains mostl...
06:03 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge If you want to buy a decommissioned nuclear reactor control panel, Ive found one for you
Photo by Sebastian Gollnow/picture alliance via Getty Images The internet is a magical place, somewhere where you can, for the right price, get anything you want. And if that something i...
06:00 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Google resumes Chromes more privacy-friendly SameSite cookie update
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google announced on Thursday that it will bring its SameSite cookie update back starting July 14th, alongside the launch of Chrome 84. The update ...
05:55 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge How to watch The Simpsons in its original aspect ratio on Disney Plus
As promised, Disney now gives subscribers of Disney Plus the option to watch over 19 seasons of The Simpsons in the show’s original 4:3 aspect ratio. When the subscription streaming serv...
05:47 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Donald Trumps executive order is plainly illegal, says co-author of Section 230
Photo by Erin Schaff for The Verge Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) is calling Donald Trump’s proposed executive order “plainly illegal” in a new statement on Thursday. The draft executive or...
05:37 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Jay Leno drives Teslas Cybertruck through Elon Musks Boring Company tunnel
Elon Musk often brags about how he’s built up Tesla with “zero advertising spend.” But advertising is just one form of marketing, and the billionaire CEO sure knows how to market his...
05:36 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge YouTube says China-linked comment deletions werent caused by outside parties
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube sparked widespread speculation about its moderation policies this week after it admitted to accidentally deleting comments that contained ...
05:30 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Disney Plus now streams The Simpsons in its proper aspect ratio, but it wasnt easy
Earlier seasons of The Simpsons are finally available to stream in its proper 4:3 aspect ratio, a task Disney Plus’ product team had to spend some time figuring out. Aspect ratios are a...
05:13 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge ACLU sues facial recognition firm Clearview AI, calling it a nightmare scenario for privacy
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th The American Civil Liberties Union is suing controversial facial recognition firm Clearview AI for violation of the Illinois Biometric Information Privac...
05:00 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge YouTubes new chapters feature is rolling out on desktop and mobile
On mobile, YouTube’s new chapters feature provides haptic feedback when you reach a new chapter | Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge YouTube is releasing its new video chapters feat...
04:00 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Google Maps makes it easier to share your location without an address
Plus Codes consist of six digits, and can represent locations when street addresses aren’t in common use. | Image: Google Google Maps is launching a new feature that generates a uniqu...
04:00 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge HPs high-resolution Reverb G2 is a $699 headset for VR gaming
Image: HP HP and Microsoft have announced a new version of their high-resolution Reverb virtual reality headset, aimed at VR gamers rather than businesses. The Reverb G2 is slated to lau...
04:00 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Google search results will take page experience into account next year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google will change how its algorithms rank websites in search results, the company announced today. Starting sometime early next year, if your web...
04:00 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Tidal launches Dolby Atmos Music support for TVs, home speakers, and soundbars
Tidal is vastly expanding its support for Dolby Atmos Music today to include living room set-top boxes, TVs, and speaker systems for subscribers to its $19.99-per-month Tidal HiFi service....
04:00 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Qualcomms first Wi-Fi 6E chips are here
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Qualcomm is announcing its first chips with support for Wi-Fi 6E, the brand-new version of Wi-Fi that should be faster and more reliable thanks to...
03:52 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Sonys 1000XM3-series headphones are deeply discounted at Back Market
Sony’s WH-1000XM3 can lay flat, and also fold up into its compact hard case. | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Sony’s WH-1000XM3 over-ear headphones and the truly wireless WF-1000...
03:00 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Monument Valley studio Ustwo just launched a new game on Facebook
While we’re waiting for the eventual release of Monument Valley 3, developer Ustwo has just launched another surprise: a cyberpunk climbing game called Go Go Bots. Perhaps the biggest su...
03:00 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Razer brings its updated keyboard to the newest Blade 15
The Razer Blade 15 Studio Edition is a pricey laptop for creative professionals. | Image: Razer Razer has announced its new Blade 15 Studio Edition, a high-powered, high-priced laptop fo...
02:05 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge The Topgolf VR game is somehow more realistic than the real thing
Many VR games are about portraying impossible exaggerated versions of reality, whether it’s sci-fi table tennis or a shooting range with actual zombies. The new Topgolf-branded Oculus Qu...
01:56 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Donald Trump is starting a messy fight with the entire internet
Photo by Olivier Douliery / AFP via Getty Images Today, President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order that would give the government huge new powers over the internet. As repor...
01:49 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Snyder Cut fans demanded AT&Ts attention, and now AT&T is demanding their cash
Depending on who you ask, WarnerMedia confirming a Snyder Cut version of Justice League will arrive in 2021 is either a win for a cluster of Zack Snyder devotees or a disturbing precedent ...
01:26 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Evercade is a slick gaming handheld that shows why cartridges are still cool
Photo: Evercade It’s not exactly hard to play old games. There are plenty of ways to get a retro fix outside of collecting the original hardware: plug-and-play consoles, classic game c...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge This custom webcam system lets you take Zoom calls on your TV from your couch
Image: Crestron Crestron, which offers services to help people customize their smart homes, has teamed up with Logitech and Zoom to make an at-home video conferencing setup using technol...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Nuros driverless delivery robots will transport medicine to CVS customers in Texas
Image: Nuro Nuro, the autonomous vehicle startup founded by two ex-Google engineers, will use its small fleet of road-legal delivery robots to transport pharmaceuticals to CVS customers ...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Xbox Series X can add HDR and 120fps support to older games
Microsoft is planning to automatically add HDR support to games played on its upcoming Xbox Series X console. While existing games will automatically play better on the Xbox Series X, Micr...
11:37 am - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge The most powerful Raspberry Pi now has 8GB of RAM
Aside from having more RAM, the new miniature PC is functionally unchanged. | Image: Raspberry Pi Foundation The Raspberry Pi Foundation has doubled the maximum amount of RAM available i...
11:22 am - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Microsoft copied its new Windows Package Manager from rival AppGet, claims developer
Image by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft surprised everyone with its new Windows Package Manager (winget) last week, but it looks like the company copied the core mechanics from a deve...
11:00 am - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Gogoros Eeyo 1 is the sports car of e-bikes
Images: Gogoro Five years after Taiwanese startup Gogoro debuted with a slick electric scooter at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, the company has now unveiled the Eeyo 1 and Eeyo 1S,...
10:21 am - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Please dont buy this fake $350 anti-5G USB stick
Scammers are trying to sell a $350 USB key with just 128MB of storage as an anti-5G solution. The “5GBioShield” went on sale recently in the UK priced between £280 and £330 ($343 and...
10:00 am - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge How to think about polarization on Facebook
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge I. On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal published a report about Facebook’s efforts to fight polarization since 2016, based on internal document...
07:00 am - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge Philips Hue TV sync box now supports HDR10 and Dolby Vision
Image: Signify The box that syncs Philips Hue lights with whatever’s on your TV is getting a big update today: it now supports two major HDR standards: HDR10+ and Dolby Vision. At laun...
12:37 am - Thu, May 28, 2020
The Verge You can no longer subscribe to HBO via Apple TV Channels
HBO is no longer available as an Apple TV Channel for people who want to subscribe to it though the Apple TV app (via 9to5Mac). The change follows today’s launch of the new streaming ser...
11:59 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Arizona sues Google over claims it illegally tracked location of Android users
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a lawsuit against Google over allegations the company illegally tracked Android users’ location...
11:18 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge HBO Maxs catalog is full of weird holes
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge HBO Max has arrived, bringing with it a precious few new original shows and an absolutely stuffed back catalog of terrific TV and movies. In addi...
10:47 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Nvidia says developers must now opt in to include games on GeForce Now
Image: Nvidia Nvidia announced a new policy for its GeForce Now cloud gaming service on Wednesday that means publishers and developers will have to opt into the platform to have titles r...
10:21 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge The best laptop you can buy
From ultraportables to high-powered editing machines, here are the best laptops to get right now Continue reading… ...
09:49 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Boeing resumes production of its troubled 737 Max airplane
Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images Boeing said it would resume manufacturing the troubled 737 Max airplane after a nearly five-month hiatus. The aerospace company said it would restart pr...
09:43 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Social media bias lawsuits keep failing in court
twitter censorship Social media sites can legally ban users for nearly any reason. They can ban users for off-color jokes. They can ban users for being white supremacists. They can ban u...
09:09 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Watch nearly 24 minutes of new gameplay from The Last of Us Part II
Image: Sony Sony and Naughty Dog showed off nearly 24 minutes of new footage for the highly anticipated The Last of Us Part II in a State of Play video today. The Last of Us Part II seem...
09:01 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Why Twitter labeling Trumps tweets as potentially misleading is a big step forward
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge From time to time a really bad post on a social network gets a lot of attention. Say a head of state falsely accuses a journalist of murder, or su...
08:56 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Pokmon Go Fest will be held online this year
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge The annual Pokémon Go Fest will be held online from July 25th to July 26th this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event is usually held in select...
08:28 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge SpaceX delays first historic crewed launch to space due to weather
Image: SpaceX Just 17 minutes before its planned launch, SpaceX postponed its first crewed flight to space on Wednesday afternoon due to bad weather over the launch site in Florida. The ...
08:22 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge GOGs summer sale discounts Prey, Metro Exodus, and many other DRM-free games
GOG.com has kicked off its summer sale on DRM-free PC games, filled with deals on new and old titles. This sale lasts until June 15th. A few of the highlights include Metro Exodus for $20 ...
08:16 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Nearly two dozen attorneys general sue Trump administration over controversial fuel standard
CA Attorney Gen. Becerra responding to Trump revoking the state’s emissions waiver | Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The Trump administration was sued by attorneys general from 2...
08:09 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Apple TV Plus acquires past Fraggle Rock seasons ahead of reboot
Apple is acquiring Fraggle Rock’s past TV seasons ahead of a new reboot set to land on Apple TV Plus, signaling a potential strategy shift for a service that has thus far relied entirely...
07:47 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Trump wants to fight Twitter more than regulate it
Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images For years, Donald Trump’s fight against social media companies has been a one-man boxing match. He calls them out over bias, and they rewrite ...
07:31 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Uber is scrapping tens of thousands of Jump bikes during a nationwide bike shortage
Photo: Bikeshare Museum Uber is sending tens of thousands of its electric Jump bikes to the scrap yard, weeks after offloading the money-losing bike-share division on Lime. The news of t...
07:11 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge White House organizes harassment of Twitter employee as Trump threatens company
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images The White House has set its sights on a single Twitter employee after the company attached a fact-checking link to two of the president’s tweets contain...
06:52 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge How to stream HBO Max
HBO Max has arrived. Combining the vast content empire of AT&T’s WarnerMedia — HBO, Warner Bros., New Line Cinema, DC Entertainment, TBS, TNT, CNN, Cartoon Network, The CW, Crunchy...
06:10 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Mixer is getting a bigFortnitetournament series hosted by Ninja
Photo by Nick Statt / The Verge Microsoft’s Mixer streaming platform is making a bigger splash in the live event game with a new tournament series starting this week featuring Fortnite...
05:00 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Windows 10 May 2020 Update now available with built-in Linux kernel and Cortana updates
Microsoft is releasing its Windows 10 May 2020 Update today. It’s the latest “major” update to Windows 10, and its big features include the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 and Cortana ...
05:00 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Cortana now lets you schedule meetings by voice inside Outlook
Image: Microsoft Microsoft is adding new abilities to Outlook’s “Play My Emails” feature, allowing you to use voice control to organize your emails and day-to-day schedule. The com...
04:00 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Get ready for Instagram effects that move to music
Instagram Instagram is continuing to build out its augmented reality effects, and today, it’s announcing that creators can build effects that react to music through Spark AR, the compa...
04:00 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Microsofts 13.5-inch Surface Book 3 puts modern guts in a dated design
2015’s detachable in a 2020 world Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Surface Book 3 (15-inch) review: more power, more problems
The Surface Book 3 is still a unique machine for a unique audience Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Twitch gets a new channel for news, exclusives, and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, Twitch has a new home for gaming news: the channel Twitch Gaming, which will showcase everything from new game reveals to Twitch drops. In ...
03:54 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Microsoft has a new app to help parents keep tabs on their kids Xbox time
Image: Microsoft Microsoft’s Xbox Family Settings App is a new way for parents and guardians to manage how their children spend their gaming time. Available in preview today on Android...
03:51 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Gmails latest update makes it easier to change the look of your inbox
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Accessing the plethora of settings hidden in Gmail can be a pain, but it’s about to get a little easier. Google is rolling out a quick settings ...
03:33 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Sonys first PS5 game reveal could be June 3rd
Image: Sony Sony is reportedly planning a PlayStation 5 game event for June 3rd. Bloomberg reports that Sony’s virtual event is tentatively planned for next week but that “plans have...
03:24 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge In Netflixs The Lovebirds, jokes come first, romance comes second
Image: Netflix A universal experience when it comes to dating: after a while, it’s hard to go out without getting roped into a murder mystery. The Lovebirds, a new Netflix movie starri...
03:00 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Instagram will share revenue with creators for the first time through ads in IGTV
Image: Instagram For the first time in its history, Instagram will start sharing revenue with creators through ads in IGTV and badges that viewers can purchase on Instagram Live. The com...
02:35 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge All eight Harry Potter movies are streaming on HBO Max much earlier than expected
All eight Harry Potter movies are streaming on HBO Max, which is surprising considering executives were clamoring to bring the Boy Who Lived home to the newly launched streaming service bu...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge HBO Max is taking on Netflix with human curation instead of solely relying on algorithms
Just like nearly everything else on the internet, streaming services are ruled by recommendation algorithms that are designed to predetermine what people want before they ask for it. Warn...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Apples butterfly keyboard failed by prioritizing form over function
In today’s digital age, it sometimes feels like hardware has taken a back seat to the software that drives our devices. Button of the Month will look at what some of those buttons and sw...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Facebooks latest TikTok-inspired app is a music-making platform called Collab
Image: Facebook Facebook’s experimental app division has a new product out today called Collab that promises to deliver a new approach to collaborative music making. The app, launching...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Google now lets businesses clarify what services they offer during the pandemic
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google will soon let businesses add additional descriptors to their listings that appear in Google Search and Maps results to better help potential ...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Samsung Money is the companys new Samsung Pay-linked debit card program
Samsung has announced further details for its upcoming debit card program: it’s called Samsung Money by SoFi (which, as previously announced, is partnering with Samsung on the program), ...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Mobile gaming is on the rise as people are stuck inside and on their phones
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Mobile gaming achieved a record-breaking high during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report from App Annie and IDC. With people world...
12:25 pm - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge YouTube Kids is now available for Apple TV
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube Kids, Google’s video streaming service aimed at children, can now be viewed on Apple TV streaming boxes, the company announced. The YouT...
11:06 am - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Texas Instruments angers hobbyists with limits to calculator programming support
Image: Texas Instruments Texas Instruments has removed the ability for some of its most popular calculators to run programs written in assembly or C, Cemetech reports. Hobbyists are not ...
11:00 am - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Is Google finally managing its messaging mess?
Exclusive: Chat is Google’s next big fix for Android’s messaging mess | Artists: Garret Beard and William Joel Sadly, the time has come for me to write about Rich Communication Servi...
10:24 am - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge YouTube fixes error that deleted comments critical of the Chinese Communist Party
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube says it’s begun fixing an error in its moderation system that caused comments containing certain Chinese-language phrases critical of Ch...
09:05 am - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Tesla cuts car prices by up to $5,000
The entry-level Tesla Model 3 (pictured) is receiving a smaller price cut of $2,000. | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Tesla has reduced the price of the Model 3, Model S, and Model X...
08:00 am - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Skullcandys new true wireless earbuds have built-in Tile tracking
Image: Skullcandy Many true wireless earbuds now let you “find” them by either playing a sound (if they’re powered on, out of their case, and nearby) or pulling up the location whe...
05:45 am - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Fujifilm releases app to turn mirrorless cameras into webcams
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Fujifilm has released new software that lets you use certain X-series and GFX-series mirrorless cameras as ultra-high-quality webcams. The app is called ...
05:00 am - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge Ziplines drones are delivering medical supplies and PPE in North Carolina
Image: Zipline Zipline’s drones are delivering medical supplies and personal protective equipment to a Novant Health Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, the two companies anno...
02:37 am - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge New Samurai Shodown collection will launch first for free on the Epic Games Store
A new collection of Samurai Shodown games is coming out in a couple of weeks, and it marks another notable exclusivity deal for the Epic Games Store. Samurai Shodown Neo Geo Collection wil...
12:48 am - Wed, May 27, 2020
The Verge You can now watch Quibi shows on a TV using AirPlay
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Short-form mobile video service Quibi now supports Apple’s AirPlay protocol, which means you’ll be able to stream content from Quibi on your p...
10:08 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge macOS 10.15.5 is out now with a new battery health feature
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Apple released macOS Catalina 10.15.5 today, adding a new battery health feature and new FaceTime options. That battery health feature could extend the l...
10:04 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Twitter labels Trump tweets as potentially misleading for the first time
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images On Tuesday, Twitter labeled two tweets from President Donald Trump making false statements about mail-in voting as “potentially misleading.” It’s th...
09:49 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Amazon gave TV stations coronavirus propaganda, and some aired it
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has been successfully feeding talking points, video footage, and other corporate messaging to local television news stations ahead of its a...
09:15 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Google is reopening offices in July on a limited basis
Photo by Andrej Sokolow / Picture Alliance via Getty Images Google will begin reopening offices starting on July 6th for a limited number of employees. In a blog post published on Tuesda...
08:39 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Democrats want to restrict political ad targeting ahead of the 2020 election
Photo By Tom Williams / CQ Roll Call On Tuesday, Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) introduced a bill that would upend political advertising on platforms like Facebook and Google. The Banning M...
08:21 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge BlizzCon 2020 is canceled
Image: Blizzard Entertainment Blizzard Entertainment will not host its annual BlizzCon event this year due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The event is usually held later in the year,...
07:43 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Twitch signs multiyear deals with popular streamers Summit1G, Dakotaz, and JoshOG
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch has re-signed popular streamers Jaryd “Summit1G” Lazar, Brett “Dakotaz” Hoffman, and Josh “JoshOG” Beaver, ensuring they will s...
06:51 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Apple will reopen about 100 retail stores in the US by the end of the week
Photo: Apple Apple will reopen around 100 retail stores in the US by the end of the week, the company confirmed to The Verge. That will put Apple’s active retail locations in the count...
06:33 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge YouTube took down Michael Moores film attacking renewable energy
‘Planet of the Humans’ executive producer Michael Moore with director Jeff Gibbs and producer Ozzie Zehner at the Traverse City Film Festival. | Photo: Planet of the Humans The contr...
06:22 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Poolside.fm is the chillest place you should be hanging out right now
Poolside.fm, an online radio station, might be the chillest place online: a place where it’s perpetually the summer of 1997, and where, as the intro copy says, “safety comes second and...
06:18 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Lenovo made two new tablets with detachable Bluetooth keyboards
Lenovo Yoga Duet 7i. | Image: Lenovo Lenovo is adding two new devices to its Windows 10 lineup — the Yoga Duet 7i and the IdeaPad Duet 3i — both of which are detachable 2-in-1 device...
06:16 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge HBO Max is full of potential, but its biggest hurdle remains AT&Ts messy execution
Photo by Presley Ann / Getty Images for WarnerMedia At launch, new streaming services prompt the same question: what can I watch? But HBO Max also elicits a different line of questioning...
06:02 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Audi drops driver for secretly using a ringer to compete in virtual race
Photo by Xavier Bonilla / NurPhoto via Getty Images Audi has dropped driver Daniel Abt in the all-electric racing series Formula E after he had a pro sim driver surreptitiously race for ...
05:28 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Facebook reportedly ignored its own research showing algorithms divided users
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An internal Facebook report presented to executives in 2018 found that the company was well aware that its product, specifically its recommendatio...
05:25 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Emergency COVID-19vaccines will have to convince a skeptical public
Photo by Paul Chinn / The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images During the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, Sandra Quinn asked hundreds of Americans if they’d be willing to take a hypothetical v...
04:48 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Minecraft Dungeons is a lighter, more family-friendly take on Diablo
On the surface, Diablo isn’t exactly what most people would call comforting. It’s a series about exploring dark realms and fighting all manner of undead and demonic monsters. But there...
04:42 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge You can now play Microsofts new surf game inside the Edge browser
Microsoft created a fun Easter egg for its Edge browser to reveal the new logo last year, and it’s now available for everyone to play. The Edge surf game is very similar to SkiFree, a cl...
04:18 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge T-Mobile now supports cross-carrier RCS messaging
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile subscribers can now send RCS messages to people on other phone networks, so long as everyone involved has an Android phone and support fo...
04:00 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge J.K. Rowling is releasing a new book chapter-by-chapter online for free
J.K. Rowling will stagger the release of her new children’s novel The Ickabog over the next seven weeks, publishing the book in tiny chapters online and making it available to readers fo...
03:48 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge DJIs Osmo Action camera is almost half off at Amazon
DJI’s first action camera is almost as good as the best GoPro, says reviewer Brent Rose. | Photo by Brent Rose for The Verge Today’s deals are a mix of low-priced gadgets made even m...
03:32 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Facebook renames Calibra digital wallet to Novi
Image: Facebook Facebook is renaming Calibra, the digital wallet it hopes will one day be used to access the Libra digital currencies, Novi. In a blog post the company said that the new ...
03:29 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Slack CEO: Microsoft is unhealthily preoccupied with killing us
Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield claimed earlier this month that Microsoft Teams isn’t a competitor to Slack. In an interview with The Verge, Butterfield has revealed that, inside Slack, th...
03:11 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Slack is looking to add support for scheduled messages and more control over notifications
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Slack is exploring a wide variety of new features that could be making their way to the popular messaging platform, including scheduled messages, Instagr...
03:00 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Niantic adds reality blending to Pokmon Go to make your virtual pals even more realistic
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Niantic Labs is adding a new augmented reality feature to Pokémon Go next month that will make the virtual creatures look even more realistic. The new fe...
02:50 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge The OnePlus 8 can now run Fortnite at 90 frames per second
Image: OnePlus The OnePlus 8 series can now run Fortnite at 90fps, thanks to a collaboration between OnePlus and Epic Games. The update makes these devices the first phones to run Fortni...
02:42 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Spotify finally removes its 10,000-song library limit
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Spotify has finally removed its 10,000-song cap on library sizes, allowing users to add as much music as they’d like to their personal libraries withou...
02:35 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield on competing with Microsoft, the future of work, and managing all those notifications
Photo illustration by William Joel | Photography by Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images A conversation on The Vergecast Continue reading… ...
02:21 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge YouTube is deleting comments with two phrases that insult Chinas Communist Party
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube is automatically deleting comments that contain certain Chinese-language phrases related to criticism of the country’s ruling Communist ...
02:00 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge The Sony ZV-1 is a tiny vlogging powerhouse
Sony Sony has officially announced the ZV-1, a compact camera designed specifically for shooting video. Even more specifically than that, it’s designed for vlogging. It’s based on es...
02:00 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge SpaceXs first crewed launch: all the updates on the companys historic mission for NASA
SpaceX It’s been a long road to get here Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge The human cost of Instacarts grocery delivery
Instacart promises a safer way to shop, but workers tell a different story Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Heres what to expect asSpaceXlaunches its first human crew tospace
Photo by Kim Shiflett / NASA Takeoff is scheduled for 4:33PM ET on May 27th Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge ARMs Cortex-A78 CPU and Mali-G78 GPU will power 2021s best Android phones
ARM has announced its latest high-end mobile designs, the Cortex-A78 CPU and the Mali-G78 GPU, which will be used to power the next flagship smartphones of 2021 and beyond. ARM isn’t us...
11:02 am - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Carqon electric cargo bike review: urban transport, solved
The most fun you can have with a door Continue reading… ...
09:35 am - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Google tests voice matching to secure Google Assistant purchases
The feature is intended for use with smart speakers and displays, according to Google. | Image: Android Police Google Assistant’s Voice Match feature can now secure purchases made thro...
09:01 am - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge Realme announces 499 Europe flagship with periscope zoom and 120Hz screen
Realme has a new high-end phone, and for the first time ever the brand is bringing it to Europe before its usual stomping ground of India. The Realme X3 Superzoom is launching in Spain and...
07:45 am - Tue, May 26, 2020
The Verge HTCs former CEO is making a risky bet on a new VR headset and virtual world
XRSpace XRSpace, a company led by former HTC head Peter Chou, plans to launch a new virtual reality headset later this year. The headset is dubbed the Mova, and it’s supposed to ship i...
09:24 pm - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge Small satellite launcher Virgin Orbit fails to launch rocket to space during first test flight
Virgin Orbit’s 747 Cosmic Girl and rocket LauncherOne | Image: Virgin Orbit Update May 25th, 5:20PM ET: Virgin Orbit’s test flight ended in failure shortly after LauncherOne dropped ...
08:53 pm - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge Uncut Gems, one of Adam Sandlers best movies, is now streaming on Netflix in the US
Adam Sandler hasn’t acted in many dramas, but those he stars in tend to exceed expectations. Uncut Gems is no different. Josh and Benny Safdie’s critically acclaimed independent film,...
06:46 pm - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge A new Motorola Razr could launch this year with 5G
Photo by Avery White for The Verge A new version of the Motorola Razr foldable could launch this year, and it might have 5G, a bigger battery, and improved cameras (via 9to5Google). Thos...
06:26 pm - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge Amazons Kindle and Echo team now working on the companys COVID-19 testing project
Photo: Amazon Amazon’s Lab126, the hardware group responsible for developing the company’s Kindle e-reader and its Echo smart speaker, is hiring engineers to work on its COVID-19 tes...
05:03 pm - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge Go read this incredible history of the SimCity studios forgotten business games division
A screenshot of Project Challenge, a project management simulator. | Thinking Tools Popular “simulation games” like SimCity aren’t literally training players to run something like ...
02:47 pm - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge Zoom has temporarily removed Giphy from its chat feature
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom has temporarily disabled the integration of GIF platform Giphy in its chat feature, the company said in a blog post. “Once additional techn...
01:48 pm - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge Wikimedia is writing new policies to fight Wikipedia harassment
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Wikipedia plans to crack down on harassment and other “toxic” behavior with a new code of conduct. The Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees,...
01:30 pm - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge 3D printers are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Massive PPE shortages pushed DIY volunteers to get creative Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge How SpaceX and NASA are launching astronauts into space during a pandemic
The last time a rocket launched from US soil, nearly one million people gathered to watch | Photo by Carla Cioffi/NASA via Getty Images Ahead of this week’s launch of SpaceX’s Crew D...
01:00 pm - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge Small satellite launcher Virgin Orbit plans to fly its rocket for the first time this weekend
Virgin Orbit’s 747 Cosmic Girl and rocket LauncherOne | Image: Virgin Orbit Small satellite launcher Virgin Orbit — the sibling company to Richard Branson’s space tourism venture V...
10:02 am - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Plus renders suggest a slightly bigger screen and much bigger camera bump
Renders of the Note 20 Plus come from leaked CAD drawings. | Credit: @OnLeaks / Pigtou Last year’s Galaxy Note 10 Plus was truly a thing of beauty, with an amazing screen and superlat...
08:42 am - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge Apple iOS app updates are being re-issued for unknown reasons
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If your iPhone or iPad has dozens of apps needing unexpected updates, don’t worry: you’re not alone. For some reason, Apple appears to be ...
07:45 am - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge Realme announces its first smartwatch and TVs
Realme’s explosive performance in India has made it one of the fastest growing smartphone brands in the world, and today the company is expanding into the nebulous “lifestyle tech” m...
12:00 am - Mon, May 25, 2020
The Verge Sonys Xperia 1 II ships in the US on July 24th for $1,199
Image: Sony Sony’s new flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1 II (pronounced “mark two”), will ship in the US starting July 24th for $1,199, the company announced. Pre-orders start on J...
08:18 pm - Sun, May 24, 2020
The Verge The Knight Rider theme song played on the cello is the best kind of Gen-X nostalgia
Samara Ginsberg rocks the Knight Rider theme song on the cello | Samara Ginsberg/YouTube The 1980s show Knight Rider was about a guy who drove a talking car and solved crimes. I think. I...
07:07 pm - Sun, May 24, 2020
The Verge Streaming this week: Space Force, Ramy and Hannah Gadsby: Douglas
Photo: Aaron Epstein / Netflix One of the new streaming shows I’ve been looking forward to most, Netflix’s Space Force with Steve Carell, debuts this week. I definitely need somethin...
03:06 pm - Sun, May 24, 2020
The Verge New jailbreak tool works on Apples just-released iOS 13.5
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A new tool by hacking group Unc0ver can jailbreak iOS 13.5, the just-released version of Apple’s mobile operating system, Wired reported. The g...
08:06 pm - Sat, May 23, 2020
The Verge Google Messages may finally be adding end-to-end encryption for RCS
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An analysis of the latest update to Google Messages suggests it may be moving closer to having end-to-end encryption for RCS, according to 9to5 Go...
03:02 pm - Sat, May 23, 2020
The Verge President Trump is reportedly considering creating a panel to examine bias online
President Trump held a “social media summit” at the White House last summer. | Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images President Trump wants to create a panel that would look into complaints...
02:00 pm - Sat, May 23, 2020
The Verge 9 new trailers you should watch this week
Image: Warner Bros. I forgot to write about Westworld after its third season wrapped up the other week. In a lot of ways, I enjoyed the third season more than the earlier ones — it was...
01:40 pm - Sat, May 23, 2020
The Verge UK reportedly planning to phase out Huawei equipment from its 5G networks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After resisting pressure from the US for months, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is apparently preparing to phase out the use of Huawei equipment fro...
01:00 pm - Sat, May 23, 2020
The Verge Apple's AirPods, Googles Pixel 3A, PS4 Pro, and more are heavily discounted for Memorial Day
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge It’s Memorial Day weekend in the US. Several retailers are offering some of the best deals that we’ve seen in months, spanning several categories o...
12:00 pm - Sat, May 23, 2020
The Verge Twitters new reply-limiting feature is already changing how we talk on the platform
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is testing a new feature that lets users decide who can reply to their tweets, the company announced on Wednesday, and some accounts are a...
10:48 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Judge approves Faraday Future founders personal bankruptcy plan
Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images Seven months after he filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to deal with $3.6 billion in personal debt, the reo...
09:44 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Glitch lays off substantial number of employees to cut costs
Glitch laid off “a substantial number of employees” on Thursday in an effort to cut costs and ensure “long term viability,” the company confirmed in an email to The Verge. Glitch s...
09:21 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge NASA and SpaceX say they are go to proceed with historic crewed flight on May 27th
After two days of intense reviews, NASA is giving its commercial partner SpaceX the thumbs-up to launch its first astronauts to space next week. There’s still more work to be done by bot...
08:38 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Sonys WH-1000XM4 headphones may let you pair more than one device
A new leak hints at what to expect from Sony’s WH-1000XM4, the upcoming successor to the WH-1000XM3, one of the best wireless headphones on the market. The details come from Twitter user...
08:34 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Xbox Live down as Microsoft experiences multiple service outages
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox Live service is experiencing issues today, marking the fourth time in recent weeks. Xbox One users are currently reporting prob...
08:34 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Xbox Live went down as Microsoft experienced multiple service outages
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox Live service experienced issues today, marking the fourth time in recent weeks. Xbox One users were reporting problems earlier ...
06:49 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge New York Auto Show is now fully canceled
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge They’re pulling the plug on the New York Auto Show. The show, which is typically held in April and draws over 1 million attendants, was del...
06:25 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge How Ford, GM, FCA, and Tesla are bringing back factory workers
Image: Ford Comparing the US automakers’ return-to-work plans Continue reading… ...
05:50 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Tuca & Bertie revived by Adult Swim following Netflixs contentious cancellation
Netflix Ali Wong and Tiffany Haddish are returning for a new season of Tuca & Bertie, set to air on Adult Swim two years after Netflix’s decision to cancel the series. The network...
05:32 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge An early version of iOS 14 has been floating around the internet for months
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Security researchers, hackers, and bloggers have had access to an early version of iOS 14 since “at least February,” according to Vice. Th...
05:26 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge New study finds chloroquine doesnt help COVID-19 patients and it might even hurt
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A large-scale study suggests chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine don’t help treat COVID-19, and it may even be harmful. Today, peer-reviewed jour...
04:36 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Stargirl doesnt know what to do with its superhero nostalgia
Image: CW Here’s something that can be easy to forget about comic book superheroes, given how popular they’ve become over the last decade: they’re really quite old. This is especia...
04:18 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Vergecast: Microsoft Build 2020, Elon Musks factory play, and Joe Rogan moves to Spotify
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It’s Friday, which means there’s a new episode of The Vergecast to fill you in on all of the news from this week. Join Nilay, Dieter, and a ro...
04:14 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Joe Rogan helped create a podcast culture on YouTube, and now hes leaving it
Joe Rogan is largely moving on from YouTube, a site that helped transform his podcast into a viral video-making factory, earning him nearly 10 million subscribers in the process. It’s th...
03:59 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge The latest Disney Plus show turns classic animated scenes into relaxing ASMR
Disney released a surprise new series on its Disney Plus streaming service today: Zenimation, an ASMR-style series of short videos that take clips from classic animated Disney movies and r...
03:52 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Wall-E gave us a future where we chose a corporation over people
Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge The Verge is a place where you can consider the future. So are movies. In Yesterday’s Future, we revisit a movie about the future and con...
03:42 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge A robot sheepdog? No one wants this, says one shepherd
Wool means robot in Rocos’ video of a Boston Dynamics Spot unit herding sheep. | Image: Rocos It’s certainly an arresting image: a four-legged robot trots across a grassy hillside, s...
03:42 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Outlook for Windows will soon sync email signatures across devices
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is finally bringing cloud support to Outlook for Windows email signatures. It’s a feature that Outlook users have been requesting for more tha...
02:55 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge The Google Pixel 3A and 3A XL are up to $160 off at several retailers
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google’s midrange Pixel 3A and Pixel 3A XL are more affordable than ever today. Amazon, Best Buy, and B&H Photo have discounted the 3A with 64GB o...
02:34 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Windows 10 basics: how to customize your display
Photo by Avery White for The Verge If you’ve just bought a new laptop, one of the first things you’re probably going to want to do is personalize how it looks. Windows has plenty of ...
02:09 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Unproven strategies lead the race for a COVID-19 vaccine
Illustration by Ana Kova Here are some of the other options Continue reading… ...
02:01 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Grandmother posting Facebook photos of her grandchildren violates GDPR privacy rule, court says
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A grandmother in the Netherlands has until this weekend to remove photos of her grandchildren from her Facebook page, or she’ll face daily fines...
02:00 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 review: perfect for work-from-home life
Now at a much more sensible price Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge The Sims 4s next expansion lets you live an eco-friendly life or the opposite
The next expansion for The Sims 4 introduces a brand-new location, called Evergreen Harbor, where, for the first time, players’ actions will have a direct impact on the environment. The ...
01:00 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Nvidias AI recreates Pac-Man from scratch just by watching it being played
Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP via Getty Images Nvidia is best known for its graphics cards, but the company conducts some serious research into artificial intelligence, to...
12:47 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Researchers claim new internet speed record of 44.2 Tbps
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Researchers based out of Australia’s Monash, Swinburne, and RMIT universities say they’ve set a new internet speed record of 44.2 Tbps, according ...
12:00 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Pac-Man will be playable on Twitch starting this June
Image: Bandai Namco and Amazon Games Pac-Man will be a playable game on Twitch starting this June, Bandai Namco and Amazon Games announced today. To play the Twitch version of the game, ...
12:00 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Elon Musk holds a bake-off for a new factory
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Meltdown May is continuing apace, as Elon Musk and his newest baby’s grandmother engage in online beef. But we’ll get to that in a minute. What do...
12:00 pm - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge The Verge Guide to Windows 10
Microsoft’s Windows operating system has been a major presence in the computer industry for decades. Currently, PCs loaded with Windows 10 are being manufactured and sold by a variety of...
11:00 am - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge The Oppo Watch isnt bad, but it does look like an Apple Watch
After I recently wrote about Oppo’s “oddly familiar” new smartwatch, Oppo got in touch with me to ask whether I’d be interested in checking it out for myself, even though it’ll o...
09:54 am - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge WhatsApp tests new feature that lets you add contacts via QR codes
Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge WhatsApp’s latest beta version lets you add contacts by scanning their QR codes, WABetaInfo reports. The feature, which is available in beta on both ...
08:44 am - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Edges latest update can finally sync your extensions
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The latest stable version of Microsoft’s Edge browser finally adds support for extension syncing, meaning you won’t have to manually re-instal...
07:42 am - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Solitaire turns 30 years old today and still has 35 million monthly players
Credit: World Video Game Hall of Fame / The Strong Museum Microsoft’s Solitaire game is turning 30 years old today. Microsoft is celebrating the occasion with a world record attempt of...
12:38 am - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Twitter brings its new quote tweet view to Android and the web
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter made it easier to see quote tweets on iOS on May 12th, and that new functionality is now available on Twitter for Android and for the web,...
12:08 am - Fri, May 22, 2020
The Verge Watch the new trailer for Christopher Nolans Tenet that just debuted in Fortnite
Christopher Nolan, one of Hollywood’s biggest proponents of the theatrical experience, is the latest director to see his movie get the Fortnite treatment. The latest trailer for his upc...
11:31 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Facebook teases a vision of remote work using virtual and augmented reality
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook has long believed in the promise of virtual and augmented reality extending well beyond entertainment, and we’re now getting a clea...
11:31 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Facebook teases a vision of remote work using augmented and virtual reality
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook has long believed in the promise of virtual and augmented reality extending well beyond entertainment, and we’re now getting a clea...
09:48 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Thomson Reuters faces pressure over ICE contracts
A group of Thomson Reuters shareholders says the company’s technology databases are being used by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to “track and arrest immigrants on a massive scale...
08:24 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge The new trailer for Christopher Nolans Tenet will air in Fortnite
Melinda Sue Gordon The outdoor theater on Fortnite’s new party royale island is finally being put to use. Tonight, at 8PM ET, the virtual space will be home to the latest trailer for C...
07:59 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge John Krasinskis adorable YouTube series Some Good News is moving to CBS All Access
ViacomCBS is licensing John Krasinski’s heartwarming weekly YouTube series Some Good News, making a once totally free and accessible show now locked behind a streaming paywall. New epis...
07:47 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Windows 10 gets accessibility improvements to cursor, screen reader, and more
Microsoft is making some improvements to its Windows 10 accessibility features, specifically centered around making the text cursor easier to see and follow using the built-in Magnifier fe...
07:41 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Apple has moved some AirPods Pro manufacturing from China to Vietnam
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Some Apple AirPods Pro cases now say the headphones are assembled in Vietnam, according to a Twitter user, multiple reports on the MacRumors forums, and ...
07:41 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Avatar: The Last Airbender is back on Netflix, but dont start with the first episode
Avatar: The Last Airbender is back on Netflix after a seven-year absence, and if you never caught the show, now is a perfect time. Avatar isn’t just one of the best animated series aroun...
07:10 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Sea of Thieves is sailing to Steam on June 3rd
Rare’s open-world pirate game, Sea of Thieves, is sailing to Steam on June 3rd, Microsoft announced today. For the past two years, Sea of Thieves was available on Xbox One and the Window...
06:32 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Ghost of Tsushima is a grounded open-world game that aims to honor classic samurai films
The PS4’s last big release Continue reading… ...
05:49 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Facebook Workplace adds 2 million more paid users since October
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s Workplace, its Slack-like collaboration and chat tool targeted at businesses, now has more than 5 million paid users, up from 3 milli...
05:48 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Eschaton is a surreal Zoom nightclub and a theater for the age of social distancing
Chorus Productions The hyperlink reaches my inbox a few minutes before 10PM on Saturday night. I click the link and enter a password. And at precisely 10PM, a video pops up on the page, ...
05:15 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Facebook says it will permanently shift tens of thousands of jobs to remote work
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Up to half of employees could work remotely within five to 10 years, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says in an interview Continue reading…...
05:15 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Mark Zuckerberg on taking his massive workforce remote
Photo illustration by William Joel | Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images ‘We’re going to be the most forward-leaning company on remote work at our scale’ ...
05:00 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Samsung announces an outdoor 4K TV called the Terrace
Image: Samsung Samsung is a dominant force when it comes to TV market share in living rooms, and now, the company wants to extend that success to the outdoors. Today, Samsung is announci...
04:56 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Netflix is making it easier for people to cancel their subscriptions
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix is trying to make it easier for people to cancel their service with a new automated prompt that will ask subscribers if they want to conti...
04:30 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Google will make wheelchair accessibility info more prominent in Maps
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Starting today, Google Maps will feature a new mode called Accessible Places that, when toggled on, will more prominently show wheelchair accessibil...
04:30 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Android gets new accessibility features, including Google Assistant-powered Action Blocks
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google is announcing a few updates to its suite of accessibility features for Android. The biggest one...
04:09 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge One year on, the Oculus Quest is the VR headset to get
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge One year ago today, Facebook released the Oculus Quest, its first headset to deliver a credible standalone VR experience — true head trackin...
04:06 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Civilization VI is now free on the Epic Games Store
Screenshot: Civilization 6 Sid Meier’s Civilization VI is available free on the Epic Games Store, meaning you can now claim a free copy that’s yours to keep. The offer is available u...
04:04 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge T-Mobiles free mobile service for first responders is now available
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile’s offer of free mobile service for first responders for 10 years is now available, CEO Mike Sievert announced today. The program, offic...
03:37 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Amazon reportedly delays Prime Day until September as it works to restore normal shipping
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon may delay its Prime Day promotional event until September as it tries to regain its footing amid a surge in demand caused by the coronaviru...
03:00 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Valorant is launching on June 2nd
Riot’s hotly anticipated tactical shooter Valorant is launching on June 2nd. The game, which has been in a closed beta since April, will be available on PC for free and “across the maj...
03:00 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Razers new Blade Pro 17 has a 300Hz display option
The new Blade Pro 17 will be available later this month. | Image: Razer Razer has announced the 2020 version of its Blade Pro 17. Like last year’s model, there is a 4K 120Hz touch disp...
02:49 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Sonys WF-1000XM3 truly wireless earphones are $70 off at Google Shopping
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge If you’ve been looking for a deal on Sony’s latest high-end truly wireless earphones, the WF-1000XM3, today’s your day. They usually cost $230, but...
02:46 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Jack Dorsey donates $5 million to Andrew Yangs universal basic income and COVID-19 relief efforts
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey is donating $5 million to Andrew Yang’s Humanity Forward nonprofit, the former presidential candidate announced...
02:01 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge The podcasting world is now Spotify versus everybody else
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge The Joe Rogan deal makes the company’s big ambitions known Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Tinder says itll allow people to get rid of their geography filters completely
Tinder Tinder no longer sees physical closeness as a necessity for dating. The company announced today that it’ll soon be testing Global Mode, a new option for daters to opt in to that...
01:51 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Apple TV Plus is still looking for its big win
Photo by Noah Berger / AFP / Getty Images With a $6 billion content budget, Hollywood’s biggest names, and hundreds of millions of potential customers, Apple TV Plus launched in Novemb...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge How theSpaceXCrew Dragon mission could shape the future of commercialspace
Photo: SpaceX NASA’s new way of business could spark a shift in the spaceflight paradigm Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge If Found is a heartfelt game about relationships and the end of the world
Twenty-something Kasio, star of new game If Found, is struggling. Over the period of a month, she fights with her family, falls in and out of love, bounces around different couches, and is...
11:14 am - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Xbox and Windows NT 3.5 source code leaks online
Microsoft’s original Xbox console source code has leaked online, alongside code for a version of Windows NT 3.5. The Xbox source code includes the kernel for the operating system on the ...
10:52 am - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Go read this Adobe designers take on why Google Classroom is so joyless
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge As students around the world continue to study from home as a result of the pandemic, Google’s Classroom software has fast become an invaluable re...
10:00 am - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge Apple and Googles COVID-19 notification system wont work in a vaccum
Last month, before Google and Apple announced their joint effort to enable COVID-19 exposure notifications, I wrote about the trouble with using Bluetooth-based solutions for contact traci...
08:22 am - Thu, May 21, 2020
The Verge BuzzFeeds quizzes get new multiplayer mode to help you socialize from home
Image: Buzzfeed BuzzFeed has introduced a multiplayer version of its classic quizzes called Quiz Party, which lets you and up to three friends complete them simultaneously in your browse...
11:56 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge EA is releasing the source code for two classic Command and Conquer games
Image: EA EA plans to release the source code for its classic real-time strategy games Command and Conquer: Tiberian Dawn and Command and Conquer: Red Alert, the studio announced today. ...
11:00 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Instagram makes it easier to see when youre broadcasting music you cant use
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram has posted its guidelines for using copyrighted music during live videos, Stories, and other posts on the platform, and part of the anno...
10:08 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition dresses up its flagship for the army
Samsung has announced yet another version of the Galaxy S20: the Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition, which promises a “mission-ready military smartphone.” It’s designed for a slightly diffe...
08:28 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Youll be able to buy swappable outfits for Legos Super Mario
Image: Lego/Nintendo Lego and Nintendo had already announced that their interactive Super Mario Lego starter set and two expansion packs would launch on August 1st, and the two companies...
08:08 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Tesla drops its lawsuit against Alameda County over lockdown order
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Tesla voluntarily dismissed its lawsuit against Alameda County “without prejudice,” according to documents filed in a California court Wednesday ...
08:00 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Intel is acquiring the company behind Killer gaming networking cards
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Intel has acquired Rivet Networks, the maker of Killer-branded NICs (network interface cards responsible for managing your connection) found in so...
07:47 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Heres why ElonMuskkeeps raising the price ofTeslas FullSelf-Driving option
Photo by David Bush for The Verge Tesla is raising the price of the top tier “Full Self-Driving” version of its Autopilot driver assistance package by around $1,000 on July 1st, CEO ...
07:34 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Facebook will reopen offices at 25 percent capacity starting in July
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Facebook will begin reopening its offices worldwide on July 6th with stringent safety measures in place, according to a new report from Bloomber...
07:30 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Senate Democrats call for close scrutiny over Ubers Grubhub deal
Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images A group of Senate Democrats, led by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), is calling on the Trump administration Wednesday to launch an antitrust investigation int...
06:55 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Students are failing AP tests because the College Board cant handle iPhone photos
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Nick Bryner, a high school senior in Los Angeles, spent hours completing his AP English Literature and Composition test last week. But when he...
06:43 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Verizon switches on 5G uploads in all 5G markets
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge In the majority of Verizon’s 5G markets, uploads have so far remained on LTE and been unable to match the blistering downlo...
06:28 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Heres how NYC is using powerful UV light to kill the coronavirus on subways and buses
Demonstration of UV disinfecting technology at the Corona Maintenance Facility on Tue., May 19, 2020. | Photo: MTA New York City Transit The Metropolitan Transportation Authority launche...
06:22 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge The Simpsons in original aspect ratio coming to Disney Plus on May 28th
Disney announced today that episodes from the first 19 seasons (and parts of the 20th season) of The Simpsons would be available to stream on Disney Plus in their original 4:3 ratio starti...
06:10 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge The Snyder Cut of Justice League is coming to HBO Max in 2021
Warner Bros. The long rumored “Snyder Cut” of director Zack Snyder’s Justice League is very much real, and it’ll be streaming on HBO Max as an exclusive in 2021. “I want to tha...
05:40 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Microsoft hid lots of secret nerdy messages to devs in its Build stream
If you tuned into Microsoft’s Build developer keynote yesterday, one of the things you may have seen was a mysterious “RGV2cw” 3D-printed object on the shelf behind CEO Satya Nadella...
05:20 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge YouTubes Activision partnership finally leads to Call of Duty and Overwatch drops
Image: Call of Duty League The Call of Duty League (CDL) announced on Tuesday that you’ll soon be able to earn in-game rewards, or “drops,” for watching CDL broadcasts, and the Ove...
05:18 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge AT&T might stop using fake 5G logo after advertising board recommendation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T’s actual 5G network is rolling out to major parts of the US this year, but the company’s fake 5G network — which it calls “5G Evo...
05:07 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge iOS 13.5 is out now with a faster way to unlock your iPhone while wearing a face mask
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple released iOS 13.5 today with two new features that are a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic: changes to Face ID to make it easier to...
05:05 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Twitter is testing a way to let you limit replies to your tweets
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is testing a way to let you limit how many people can reply to your tweets. If you’re part of the test, when you compose a tweet, you’...
05:00 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Three US states have signed on to Apple and Googles exposure notification system
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday, Apple and Google rolled out support for their coronavirus exposure notification system, as implemented in an update to iOS and Andro...
04:00 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge YouTube adds bedtime reminders to help you log off late at night
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube on Wednesday announced a new bedtime reminders feature to help even the most dedicated of extremely online types log off late at night. Th...
04:00 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Hulu is bringing back a simpler, more familiar home screen
GIF: Hulu Hulu’s grand experiment to reinvent the user experience of a streaming app is coming to an end. Today, starting on Apple TV and Roku, the company is rolling out a revamped ho...
03:50 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Signal adds PINs, which will help you move your profile across devices
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Signal has added PINs to its secure messaging service. It’s a move that’s intended to make the company less reliant on phone numbers as its users’ p...
03:18 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Apples 16-inch MacBook Pro is $300 off at B&H Photo
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro keeps getting a little more affordable. B&H Photo is offering $300 off the cost for the base model, which brings it do...
03:00 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Sphero, makers of Disneys BB-8 toy, spins off new robotics startup for police and military clients
Sphero’s best-known products include its line of Disney toys, including the remote-controlled BB-8. Consumer robotics firm Sphero, best known for making remote-controlled BB-8 and R2-D...
02:09 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Windows 10 basics: how to change your sign-in settings
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge When you buy a new Windows 10 computer, out of the box, it will default to having you enter your Outlook or Microsoft account password every t...
02:00 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Surface Earbuds review: comfort at a cost
They’re super comfortable and have lengthy battery life, but the style won’t be for everyone Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge DoorDash wants to share your location data with restaurants for faster pickups
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge DoorDash is launching a new feature to let customers share their location so restaurants can better know when to have an order ready for pickup. ...
01:56 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Four new Apple Powerbeats Pro colors appear to have leaked
The new colors include red (pictured) as well as light blue, yellow, and pink. | Image: WinFuture Apple looks set to release its true wireless Powerbeats Pro in four new colors if a seri...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Dont worry about coronavirus mutations
Over the past few weeks, the occasional breathless news reports have warned that the novel coronavirus is mutating or that there are multiple strains of the virus circling around the globe...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Riots experimental Monday night League of Legends matches move to Friday
Photo: Oshin Tudayan/Riot Games The League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) is expanding to Friday nights and eliminating the Monday Night League (MNL) broadcast in the process. Earl...
12:55 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Microsofts new Windows Package Manager is already better than the Windows Store
Microsoft surprised Windows users with a new package manager yesterday. It’s a command line tool that allows developers, power users, and really any Windows user to install their favorit...
12:40 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Here are all the winners of the 2020 Webby Awards
Image: Some Good News Lil Nas X’s “Panini,” NASA’s social media presence, Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty line, and John Krasinski’s Some Good News YouTube show are among the winners ...
12:02 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Twitter wont add misleading label to bad science shared by Trump advisor
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter’s misinformation policy doesn’t cover a widely shared article claiming without evidence that the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine ...
12:02 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Twitter wont add misleading label to bad science shared by Trump adviser
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter’s misinformation policy doesn’t cover a widely shared article claiming without evidence that the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine ...
12:00 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge The first remote-controlled electric scooters arrive at an office park in Georgia
A different kind of shared electric scooter has landed in a small suburb outside Atlanta, Georgia. These scooters look bulkier than your average shared two-wheelers, with extra components ...
12:00 pm - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Meet the first NASA astronauts SpaceX will launch to orbit
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon | Photos: NASA Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are longtime colleagues and friends Continue reading… ...
11:00 am - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge The biggest announcements from Microsoft Build 2020
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft’s annual developer conference has officially kicked off, the first yearly developer conference in the consumer tech world we’ve experienced ...
10:48 am - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Register for early access to transfer songs to YouTube Music
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google is letting users register their interest to start transferring their music from Google Play Music to YouTube Music early, 9to5Google reports. The ...
10:00 am - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge The antitrust case against Google is becoming just another partisan fight
Illustration by Michele Doying / The Verge A recurring theme of this column has been that we have no meaningful antitrust enforcement in the United States. But last year, lawmakers and f...
08:54 am - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Tiers shared electric scooters will soon come with foldable helmets
Tier plans to deploy thousands of scooters with built-in helmet compartments. | Image: Tier Micromobility rental company Tier is introducing new electric scooters which come with a helme...
06:14 am - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge Vivos next flagship has a giant gimbal-style camera lens
Vivo has started teasing its next flagship phone, the X50. A video posted to Weibo shows off the camera module, which includes a periscope telephoto, two normal-looking lenses, and one muc...
12:38 am - Wed, May 20, 2020
The Verge New SD Express card spec is nearly four times faster than the current one
Image: SD Association The SD Association, the group that sets the standards for memory cards, announced a new SD 8.0 specification for SD Express memory cards today that will allow the c...
09:59 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Googles app is getting a dark mode starting today
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge The Google mobile app is getting a dark mode, with Android and iOS users gaining the option to enable the feature by the end of the week. After the ...
09:43 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Apple TV Plus nabs Tom Hanks new movie from Sony during global pandemic
Apple is joining other streamers in becoming a foster home for movies that studios are looking to unload in the middle of this global pandemic. Tom Hanks’ Greyhound will land on Apple T...
09:20 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Panasonic to resume work at Teslas New York solar factory this week
Image: Tesla Panasonic is restarting production at Tesla’s Buffalo, New York solar panel factory this week after some businesses in the Western New York region have been given the gree...
08:52 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Google Fi is rolling out eSIM support on iOS for existing customers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is rolling out the ability to use Google Fi via eSIM for existing customers of the cellular service on iOS, assuming their iPhone supports ...
08:36 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge NASAs head of human spaceflight resigns ahead of historicSpaceXlaunch
The head of NASA’s human exploration program, Doug Loverro, has resigned less than six months after assuming the position within the agency, according to a NASA memo. The drastic change ...
07:42 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge YouTubes Activision partnership finally leads to Call of Duty drops
Image: Call of Duty League The Call of Duty League (CDL) announced today that you’ll soon be able to earn in-game rewards, or “drops,” for watching CDL broadcasts, and the Overwatc...
06:32 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Joe Rogans podcast is becoming a Spotify exclusive
Photo by Michael S. Schwartz/Getty Images Joe Rogan, comedian and host of one of the most popular podcasts in the world, is taking his show to Spotify. The Joe Rogan Experience will soon...
06:15 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Go read this Twitter thread classifying every animated Disney movie song
Image: Disney Animated Disney movies are known for their incredible music, but not until the heroic Twitter-threaded efforts of Justin McElroy (a reporter for CBC Vancouver, not to be co...
06:04 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Sonys upcoming ZV-1 looks like an RX100 customized just for vlogging
Sony Alpha just tweeted out a teaser for a camera announcement coming on May 26th. All Sony will say is that it’s a “new compact camera” along with a hazy outline of some sort of cam...
05:55 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge The FCC has received hundreds of complaints about carriers coronavirus pledge
Photo by Win McNamee / Getty Images The Federal Communications Commission has received over 2,000 complaints related to the novel coronavirus pandemic, FCC chairman Ajit Pai said in a st...
05:30 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Facebooks new AI tool will automatically identify items you put up for sale
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is launching what it’s calling a “universal product recognition model” that uses artificial intelligence to identify consumer goods...
05:20 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge iFixit launches massive repair database for ventilators and other medical devices
Photo by Buda Mendes / Getty Images Teardown and repair website iFixit has just posted what its CEO Kyle Wiens says is “the most comprehensive online resource for medical repair profes...
05:09 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Facebook launches Shops to bring more businesses online during the pandemic
Image: Facebook Facebook is making a major new push into e-commerce. The company today announced the launch of Shops, a way for businesses to set up free storefronts on Facebook and Inst...
04:49 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Walmart is shutting down Jet after spending $3 billion on it in 2016
Jet.com Walmart is shutting down Jet.com, the online shopping site it bought in 2016 for $3 billion as part of its attempts to better compete with rival Amazon online, an area that Amazo...
04:42 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Jaguars I-Pace racing series will end because of COVID-19
The Jaguar I-Pace racing series, which launched in 2018, will come to an end this year after just two seasons due to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy, a...
04:20 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Please, stop putting game names on otherwise good merch
Image: Sony Sony is selling a limited edition PlayStation 4 Pro bundle in honor of The Last of Us Part II’s upcoming release. The $399.99 package includes a console engraved with a rep...
04:10 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Faze Clans Apex on staying motivated during quarantine
Like many YouTube creators, Faze Apex goes through periods where his productivity can waver. He might spend six months making videos regularly, and then he needs to take a break before pic...
04:00 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Chrome is getting a ton of big safety and security updates soon
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The next version of Chrome for desktops is shaping up to be a much bigger update than usual. In addition to tab grouping and automatically blockin...
04:00 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Samsungs mmWave-compatible Galaxy S20 is coming to Verizon on June 4th
The Galaxy S20 (pictured) originally launched without support for Verizon’s mmWave network. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Verizon is releasing a new version of the 5G Galaxy S20 ...
04:00 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Notion just removed the biggest limit on its free plan
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Notion, the workspace and note-taking app, just became much more appealing to individual users. The company said today that people on its free...
03:47 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Build an aquarium in your web browser with Orb Farm
Max Bittker Many of our worlds have gotten smaller in 2020. Tiny spaces — a well-tended box garden, a stocked-up kitchen — have become more important and more satisfying. Orb Farm is...
03:31 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge TikTok has a new CEOnow he has to deal with music labels, competing apps, and angry senators
Photo by Jesse Grant / Getty Images for Disney Kevin Mayer, once heir apparent to the Disney throne, is leaving the House of Mouse to run a different kind of entertainment company: TikTo...
03:27 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Razers Huntsman gaming keyboard includes the Mamba Elite mouse with purchase
Over the weekend, Best Buy began offering a big discount on the Razer Huntsman full-sized wired mechanical gaming keyboard and the Razer Mamba Elite wired gaming mouse. Instead of paying $...
03:09 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Microsoft is bringing Linux GUI apps to Windows 10
Microsoft is promising to dramatically improve its Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) with GUI app support and GPU hardware acceleration. The software giant is adding a full Linux kernel to...
03:00 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Lists is a new app designed for Teams, SharePoint, and Outlook
Microsoft is creating a new lists app for businesses that use its Microsoft 365 services. Not to be confused with To Do, Microsoft’s consumer lists app, Microsoft Lists is designed to be...
02:13 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge PlayStation Now reaches 2.2 million subscribers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Sony says 2.2 million people are subscribed to PlayStation Now, its cloud gaming subscription service that offers access to a growing selection of...
02:00 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge First look: Microsofts 13.5-inch Surface Book 3
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Microsoft’s new 13.5-inch Surface Book 3 looks exactly like the 2017 model — all the changes are on the inside. The big updates include 10th Gen Inte...
02:00 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Samsungs fast T7 USB-C SSD is now available starting at $110
Samsung’s new T7 portable USB-C SSD in titan grey. It also comes in metallic red or indigo blue. | Samsung Samsung’s T7 portable SSD is now available following its introduction earli...
01:19 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Amazon is reopening its French warehouses after COVID-19 labor dispute
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is reopening its six distribution centers in France beginning today, according to a reporter from CNN. The company shut down the warehouses...
01:12 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge The Wonderful 101 will be no less divisive in remastered form
Today sees the not-exactly-long-awaited release of The Wonderful 101 Remastered, following a Kickstarter campaign that concluded less than three months ago. The game is already good to go ...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Photoshop for iPad gets curves and Apple Pencil improvements
Image: Adobe Adobe is updating Photoshop for iPad with two key features today: more flexibility for the Pencil stylus and the addition of curves. Photoshop now lets you adjust pressure s...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Amazons Crucible makes the best parts of League of Legends more accessible
Image: Amazon Game Studios You may not think the world needs another free-to-play hero shooter, but Amazon does. The e-commerce giant’s game development arm, Amazon Game Studios, is re...
12:49 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge IFA 2020 will take place as an invite-only in-person event with strict attendee limits
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge IFA 2020 will be taking place as an in-person event in Berlin this fall, conference organizers announced. However, it’ll look very different than previo...
12:35 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Sundar Pichai says Google has more resources invested in diversity than ever after reports of cut training programs
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai responded to a report that Google has dramatically scaled back diversity and inclusion programs to appease conservative criti...
12:17 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge EasyJet hack hits 9 million customers
Photo by Michael Kappeler / Picture Alliance via Getty Images British airline EasyJet says that it has been the victim of a cyberattack that exposed the email addresses and travel detail...
12:00 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Lenovo Chromebook Duet review: this has no business costing so little
Cut corners don’t ruin the experience Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Calls between the House and Senate should be encrypted, lawmakers say
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A group of senators, led by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), is demanding that all calls between the Senate and the House of Representatives be encrypted, a...
12:00 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Sundar Pichai on managing Google through the pandemic
Graphic by William Joel | Photography by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The CEO of Google and Alphabet joins The Vergecast Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge What Sundar Pichais long-term hardware commitment means for the Pixel
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verg Small things now, hopefully bigger things later. Continue reading… ...
11:00 am - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge How to watch Microsofts Build conference
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Microsoft’s annual Build developer conference kicks off today, where the company will focus on Windows, Office, and cloud announcements. Microsoft...
10:42 am - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Googles experimental smart braid headphone wire controls music with a squeeze
It’s just a prototype — for now. | GIF: Google From touch-sensitive jean jackets to radar controls in smartphones, Google has always had a penchant for weird and wonderful user inte...
10:00 am - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge How Facebooks past acquisitions could haunt its purchase of Giphy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Friday, Facebook made its fifth-largest known acquisition ever. The company bought Giphy, a database and search engine for the short looping vi...
09:30 am - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge OnePlus will temporarily disable X-ray camera filter that sees through plastic and clothes
Images: Ben Geskin / Twitter OnePlus will temporarily disable a camera filter on the OnePlus 8 Pro after users discovered they could use it to see through certain plastics and cloth...
04:01 am - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Americans still dont trust self-driving cars
Self-driving cars are having a really rough time gaining our trust. This is not a total shock considering autonomous vehicles remain theoretical and elusive for most people. The limited n...
03:11 am - Tue, May 19, 2020
The Verge Samsung announces 50-megapixel camera sensor with faster autofocus
Samsung has announced a new 50-megapixel camera sensor called the ISOCELL GN1. It’s Samsung’s first sensor to include both dual-pixel autofocus and Tetracell pixel-binning, which the c...
11:24 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Asus reveals new Google Meet videoconferencing hardware for offices
Image: Asus Asus has announced new videoconferencing hardware designed to run Google Meet meetings (via 9to5Google). The new gear includes a small computer that runs the calls, an extern...
11:08 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge The best laptop you can buy
From ultraportables to high-powered editing machines, here are the best laptops to get right now Continue reading… ...
11:01 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge BBC Together is like Netflix Party but for BBC shows
Image: BBC BBC is launching a new experimental tool, BBC Together, that will let you watch or listen to BBC programming with others over the internet, with everyone seeing the same thing...
10:01 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge HTC is making earbuds that look like a black version of Apples AirPods
HTC appears to be close to releasing new wireless earbuds called the U Ear, and they look very similar to Apple’s AirPods. Photos of the earbuds leaked through regulatory agency filings...
09:54 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Mark Zuckerberg worried about Chinas influence on internet regulation
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Monday he is “worried” that other countries may be trying to imitate China’s approach to regulating the ...
09:37 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Donald Trump says hes taking hydroxychloroquine to protect against COVID-19
Photo by Tasos Katopodis / Getty Images President Donald Trump said he’s taking antimalarial medication hydroxychloroquine and zinc because he believes the drugs could prevent COVID-19...
09:03 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Elon Musk is playing Twitter footsie with the fringe right
Photo by Win McNamee / Getty Images Elon Musk has always had a certain manic energy on Twitter, but in the past week, his output has taken a more troubling turn. Musk’s ongoing standof...
08:42 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Disney streaming chief Kevin Mayer resigns to become TikTok CEO
Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney Kevin Mayer is leaving his post as the head of Disney’s streaming efforts to become the CEO of the shortform video app TikTok, Disney annou...
08:31 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Self-driving shuttle company adds seatbelts in order to resume US operations
Image: City of Columbus, OH French self-driving vehicle company EasyMile will add seatbelts to its shuttles in order to be able to once again carry passengers in the US. EasyMile’s shu...
08:19 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge This 25-minute video is the most riveting sudoku puzzle you will ever watch
I didn’t go into today thinking that I would be awed by a sudoku puzzle. But after a tweet popped up on my timeline promising that I would not only watch a man spend nearly half an hour ...
07:42 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Instagram adding Guides for recommendations, starting with wellness and COVID-19
Instagram is launching a new Guides feature today that lets creators curate content together in a single location, with the first ones set to focus on wellness content in light of the ongo...
07:04 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge iOS 14 may have a new AR app that can read Apple-branded QR codes
Image: Josh Constine Apple’s upcoming iOS 14 could have a new augmented reality app that can read Apple-branded QR codes and might have new features baked into the Find My app, accordi...
07:03 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Square announces permanent work-from-home policy
Photo by Paul Jeffers/Fairfax Media via Getty Images via Getty Images Square employees will be able to work from home even after the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders end, Jack Dorsey tol...
06:44 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Google suspended a popular Android podcast app because it catalogs COVID-19 content
Podcast Addict Podcast Addict, an Android podcast app with millions of users, was suspended over the weekend because it lists COVID-19 content. The app’s creator, Xavier Guillemane, te...
06:24 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge A court in Texas is holding the first jury trial by Zoom
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A court in Texas is holding the first jury trial on Zoom. The news comes as court systems across the country face a choice between postponing tria...
06:24 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Walmart made a $99 tablet with Android 10 and USB-C
Onn Tablet Pro 10.1-inch | Image: Walmarr Walmart has released new versions of its Onn tablets, starting at $99 and including some uncommon features for Android tablets in that price ran...
06:15 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge A pizzeria owner made money buying his own $24 pizzas from DoorDash for $16
Photo: DoorDash There are many things that don’t make sense about global capitalism that I enjoy anyway — the clearly inadvisable, venture-backed monstrosities like dockless scooters...
06:15 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge David Lynchs video weather reports from his bunker are surprisingly soothing
In short clips filmed in what looks like a home office / basement bunker, director David Lynch has been reporting the weather in Los Angeles and they’re... sort of soothing? The Twin Pea...
05:58 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge The Snowpiercer TV show slows down a thrilling train ride
Image: TNT Snowpiercer, Bong Joon-ho’s gripping sci-fi film, doesn’t seem like a natural fit for television. A tense post-apocalyptic story where the remnants of humanity succumb to ...
05:55 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Riot will host a 48-hour League of Legends stream for COVID-19 relief
Image: Riot Games Riot Games will host a 48-hour League of Legends charity stream to raise money for COVID-19 relief, the studio announced today. The stream, called the Mid-Season Stream...
05:05 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge The FBI successfully broke into a gunmans iPhone, but its still very angry at Apple
Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images After months of trying, the FBI successfully broke into iPhones belonging to the gunman responsible for a deadly shooting at Pensacola Naval Air Stati...
04:57 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Adobe promises big speed boosts to video encoding, thanks to new GPU acceleration
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Adobe is releasing a new update to Premiere Pro this week that includes hardware acceleration for Nvidia GPUs. The 14.2 update includes GPU-accelerated en...
04:01 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Comcast is launching 5G plans for Xfinity Mobile customers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Comcast is introducing new data plans for its Xfinity Mobile customers that add free 5G service, the company announced on Monday. 5G access will b...
04:00 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Here are the hundreds of classic movies people can stream on HBO Max
Photo by Presley Ann / Getty Images for WarnerMedia One of HBO Max’s big advantages is WarnerMedia’s massive catalog of classic movies, and today, it’s unveiling the full list of t...
03:51 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Apple celebrates Pride with new Apple Watch bands and watchfaces
Image: Apple Apple has released two new colorful watch bands and faces to commemorate Pride month, which begins in June. One Apple Watch Pride band features a light-colored rainbow stri...
03:38 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Supreme Court rejects lawsuit against Facebook for hosting terrorists
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit claiming Facebook provided “material support” to terrorists by hosting their content. It declined to ...
03:33 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Uber lays off 3,000 more employees in latest round of COVID-19-inspired cuts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber is laying off 3,000 employees in the latest round of COVID-19-inspired cost-cutting, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in an email to staff. The new...
03:25 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Lenovos 21.5-inch Smart Frame gets Google Photos integration and a discounted Indiegogo launch
Image: Lenovo Lenovo’s upcoming Smart Frame — a 21.5-inch digital photo frame meant to hang on your wall — is getting an unusual release strategy: the company will sell it through ...
03:00 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Oculus Quest games are getting controller-free hand tracking this month
Magnopus Oculus is bringing the Quest’s experimental hand tracking system out of beta, making it an official feature of the VR headset. The Quest got hand tracking options late last ye...
02:56 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Microsofts Surface Pro X with upgraded storage is $400 off
The Surface Pro X with a Type Cover attached. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge One of today’s best deals is on Microsoft’s Surface Pro X, a tech product that’s only seen small p...
01:00 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Logitechs new Circle View camera comes with built-in privacy controls
Photo: Logitech Logitech is unveiling a new version of its Circle security camera today called the Circle View. Spec-wise, it’s nearly identical to its predecessor, the Circle 2, but t...
01:00 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Minecraft still incredibly popular as sales top 200 million and 126 million play monthly
Minecraft sales have officially topped 200 million, with 126 million people playing the game monthly. Microsoft is detailing the latest sales figures just as Mojang Studios celebrates 11 y...
12:26 pm - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Microsoft: we were wrong about open source
Microsoft has admitted it was wrong about open source, after the company battled it and Linux for years at the height of its desktop domination. Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer famously...
10:33 am - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Samsung spins off startup making fake windows that generate artificial sunlight
The SunnyFive team with their artificial window and companion app. | Photo: Samsung / SunnyFive The latest crop of startups backed by Samsung’s in-house incubator C-Labs includes Sunn...
08:41 am - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Huawei hits back at US as TSMC cuts off chip orders
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Huawei rotating chairman Guo Ping has hit back at the US government’s stricter export controls intended to stop the Chinese tech giant from obta...
02:33 am - Mon, May 18, 2020
The Verge Apple details its plan to safely reopen retail stores
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple’s head of retail Deidre O’Brien has posted a letter on the company’s website detailing how it plans to safely restart operations a...
08:18 pm - Sun, May 17, 2020
The Verge Secret Service investigating a crime ring inundating unemployment offices with fake claims
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Secret Service says it is investigating a Nigerian crime ring that has been using Americans’ stolen identities to file fraudulently for u...
06:35 pm - Sun, May 17, 2020
The Verge Streaming this week: Patton Oswalt on Netflix, The Great on Hulu, and season two of Homecoming
Janelle Monae in Homecoming | Amazon Studios If you’re caught up on all your binge watching (my current obsession is The Good Fight because a) Diane’s wardrobe and b) what the hell i...
03:57 pm - Sun, May 17, 2020
The Verge Zoom says Sunday morning outage resolved
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Users of videoconferencing platform Zoom were reporting problems hosting and joining meetings on Sunday. “Our team is investigating the root cau...
02:15 pm - Sun, May 17, 2020
The Verge James Dyson says he spent 500M of his own money on the companys canceled electric vehicle
CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP via Getty Images Dyson’s canceled electric vehicle was known internally as the N526, would have had a 600-mile range per charge and could go from zero to 62 ...
11:00 am - Sun, May 17, 2020
The Verge How to adopt your next pet safely and virtually
All across the country, people are finding ways to adapt to our new stay-at-home normal, and for some, that means adopting a furry friend. Shelters in the US have reported an increase in a...
05:15 pm - Sat, May 16, 2020
The Verge Nadler calls Amazon letter to Judiciary Committee unacceptable
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A Friday letter from Amazon to members of Congress looking into the company’s third-party seller practices was “unacceptable,” House Judicia...
04:16 pm - Sat, May 16, 2020
The Verge Edison Mail rolls back update after iOS users reported they could see strangers emails
Edison Mail has rolled back a software update that apparently let some users of its iOS app see emails from strangers’ accounts. Several Edison users contacted The Verge to report seein...
02:30 pm - Sat, May 16, 2020
The Verge The Air Forces mysterious X-37B spaceplane is launching to space again this weekend
Update May 16th, 10:26AM ET: Bad weather forced ULA to push back the launch to Sunday, May 17th, with liftoff scheduled for 9:14AM ET. Live coverage will resume at 10:03AM ET. Original Sto...
02:30 pm - Sat, May 16, 2020
The Verge The Air Forces mysterious X-37B spaceplane successfully launches to space on sixth mission
Update May 17th, 9:30AM ET: The X-37B successfully took off at 9:14AM ET on Sunday, though ULA ended live coverage of the mission early at the request of the Air Force. Original Story: The...
01:30 pm - Sat, May 16, 2020
The Verge Facebooks Giphy acquisition might have big implications for iMessage and Twitter
Facebook is buying Giphy, and that means how you send and receive GIFs on the internet could change forever. The service claims that more than 700 million people see Giphy content every da...
01:00 pm - Sat, May 16, 2020
The Verge Amazons Echo Show 5 is buy-one-get-one free at Best Buy today
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge You can get two of Amazon’s Echo Show 5 smart displays for $90 today at Best Buy. To break down why exactly that’s a deal worth highlighting, that’...
12:33 pm - Sat, May 16, 2020
The Verge The Air Forces mysterious X-37B spaceplane is launching to space again this weekend
Update May 16th, 8:31AM ET: Bad weather forced ULA to push back the launch to its second 10-minute launch window, which begins at 10:13AM ET. Live coverage will resume at 10:03AM ET. Origi...
12:00 pm - Sat, May 16, 2020
The Verge Gigabyte Aero 15 review: works hard, plays hard
An OLED screen, a cutting-edge GPU, and a hefty price tag Continue reading… ...
11:37 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Fitbit is reportedly planning to build ventilators to help treat COVID-19 patients
Image: Fitbit Fitbit, which makes fitness-tracking wearables, will be shifting supply chain resources to make emergency ventilators, Fitbit CEO James Park said to CNBC. The ventilators w...
11:30 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Facebooks Giphy acquisition sounds antitrust alarms in Congress
Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images A bipartisan group of senators are sounding the antitrust enforcement alarm Friday over Facebook’s newly announced acquisition of Giphy, a GIF-maki...
11:08 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Go read this BuzzFeed News story about GrubHubs controversial phone ordering fees
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images GrubHub has come under intense scrutiny of late for what critics and some restaurant owners say are exploita...
10:53 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Panasonic resumes work at Teslas Nevada Gigafactory, but not in New York
The Buffalo, New York solar panel factory. | Image: Tesla Panasonic has resumed its work making battery cells at Tesla’s Gigafactory outside Reno, Nevada, the company tells The Verge. ...
09:37 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Microsofts Surface Duo may not have great battery life
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft’s Surface Duo is meant to be a showcase for its unique, dual-screen design, so it may be a bit more forgivable that its specs don...
09:08 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge The US government is getting ready to sue Google for monopolizing online ads
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Justice Department and a coalition of state attorneys general are likely to file antitrust charges against Google in the coming months, accord...
07:32 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge US spending on video games just hit a new quarterly record
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge American consumers spent more this past quarter on video games than they ever have before, to the tune of $10.9 billion — up 9 percent from the year ...
07:08 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge NASA announces international Artemis Accords to standardize how to explore the Moon
Today, NASA announced the creation of the Artemis Accords, a new set of standards on how to explore the Moon. The agency hopes that other countries will agree to the terms, which lay out h...
06:57 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge An HIV-fighting strategy might help against COVID-19
Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images Though many people are pinning their hopes on a COVID-19 vaccine, another option is available: preventive treatment. At a Senate hearing this ...
06:37 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Konamis TurboGrafx-16 Mini will launch in North America on May 22nd
The TurboGrafx-16 Mini will launch in North America on May 22nd. Konami’s miniature console was initially set to come out on March 19th through Amazon for $99.99. However, Konami delayed...
06:20 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Formula E lost $11.6 million during its fifth season
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Electric racing series Formula E posted a loss of €10.6 million on record revenues of €161.5 million across its fifth season, or about $11.6 millio...
06:13 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge How to buy refurbished gadgets
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Buying a refurbished tech product will save you money compared to buying it new. It also gives a device a second life instead of sending it of...
05:28 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Plant-based meat sales in the US are up 264 percent since March
Photo by Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images While treats like chips, popcorn, and ice cream (and for some reason, oat milk) topped grocery purchases during the first few weeks of COVID-19...
05:22 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Epics month-long Mega Sale has begun with discounts on Control, Red Dead Redemption 2, and more
2K Games Epic Games has launched a month-long Mega Sale for its online store. You’ll be able to get some very popular games, including Control, Borderlands 3, and Red Dead Redemption ...
04:49 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Club Penguin Online shuts down after receiving copyright claim from Disney
One of the largest unlicensed Club Penguin fan servers, Club Penguin Online, says it will shut down at the end of the month after receiving a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedo...
04:37 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Nintendoput together a virtual performance of Animal Crossing: New Horizons theme song
Grab your earbuds, and listen to the iconic theme song from Animal Crossing: New Horizons performed at home by the musicians who created the catchy tune. Nintendo uploaded a video today s...
04:37 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge New Star Trek series based on the USS Enterprise is heading to CBS All Access
CBS All Access is getting another Star Trek series, with this one focusing on three fan-favorite characters: Captain Christopher Pike, Number One, and Science Officer Spock. Star Trek: St...
04:18 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Netflix is starting to restore normal streaming quality in parts of Europe
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix is working to restore streaming quality in various European countries following government requests for the company to reduce bandwidth us...
04:00 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Postmates launches curbside pickup to help restaurants reduce in-person contact
Image: Postmates Postmates is launching new feature for its on-demand delivery platform called curbside pickup, which the company says is an industry first that could help more restauran...
03:59 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge US moves to cut off Huawei from overseas chip manufacturers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Commerce Department has taken another step toward cutting off Chinese telco Huawei from the overseas companies that make its semiconductors...
03:58 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Questions about Facebooks oversight board, Quibis popularity, and the Pixel 4A
Illustration by William Joel / T On this episode of The Vergecast, hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn welcome on a few of our colleagues to discuss the week’s important stories. First u...
03:49 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Samsungs portable T5 USB-C SSD is cheaper than ever today
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Samsung’s T5 USB-C solid-state drive is one of the most compact portable drives that you can buy, and it’s even more affordable than usual...
03:00 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Disaster Report 4 is 2020s best PS2 game
Making video games is a difficult endeavor at the best of times, but spare a thought for the people behind Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories, which finally came out last month for the PC,...
03:00 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge The MTA developed an app to help essential workers get around during nightly subway closures
Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld / Getty Images New York City’s subway system has a new app to help essential workers get around during nightly subway closures. Earlier this month, the Metrop...
02:34 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Facebook is buying Giphy and integrating it with Instagram
Facebook is buying the popular GIF-making and sharing website Giphy for a reported price of $400 million, with plans to integrate the massive GIF library into Instagram and other Facebook ...
02:00 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Surface Go 2 review: dont push it
Intel’s chips are holding it back Continue reading… ...
01:02 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge How football is returning to TV screens in Europe with everyone in lockdown
BT Sport has created a virtual studio Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge The Air Forces mysterious X-37B spaceplane is launching to space again this weekend
The Air Force’s mysterious spy spaceplane, dubbed the X-37B, is headed back to space on Saturday morning for its sixth mission in Earth orbit. As usual with this spacecraft, its exact pu...
12:00 pm - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Elon Musks battle to reopen Teslas Fremont plant may shape his legacy
Elon Musk intends to make himself immortal by inserting himself into history books as best he can: electric cars will do, but so will a private mission to Mars. At times, it seems that he ...
10:25 am - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Apple supplier TSMC confirms its building an Arizona chip plant
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), which makes Apple’s A-series chips, plans to build an advan...
10:00 am - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Tech companies work from home policies have some workers ready to flee Silicon Valley
Nzugu Kitenge and Souphaphone Phetsomphou wait for vehicles to drive up to CityTestSF this week in San Francisco. | Santiago Mejia/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images Live in Si...
09:49 am - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge OnePlus 8 Pro has an accidental X-ray vision filter that sees through plastic and clothes
Seeing into the guts of an Apple TV box. | Images: Ben Geskin / Twitter Well, here’s a camera trick we’ve not seen in a smartphone before: X-ray vision. Or, at least, something ...
01:37 am - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Nintendo announces more SNES and NES games for Switch
Nintendo has announced the addition of four more games to its Switch Online subscription service. Nintendo Switch Online lets you play Switch games over the internet as well as providing ...
12:39 am - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge Ubisoft now giving out its Assassins Creed educational tours of Greece and Egypt for free
Ubisoft is offering free downloads of its educational tours of ancient Greece and ancient Egypt, which are based on the studio’s recreations of those worlds in Assassin’s Creed Origins...
12:20 am - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge A seventh Amazon employee dies of COVID-19 as the company refuses to say how many are sick
An Amazon warehouse worker in Indianapolis, Indiana, has died of COVID-19, the company confirmed. The death brings the known total of COVID-19 deaths at Amazon warehouses to seven, but Am...
12:19 am - Fri, May 15, 2020
The Verge The Epic Games Store was down for hours as everyone tried to get GTA V for free
Image: Rockstar After a more than eight-hour outage, the Epic Games Store appears to finally be back online, meaning you should finally be able to claim Rockstar’s smash hit Grand Thef...
11:11 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Apple to launch a new iPad and a new iPad mini with bigger screens, says Ming-Chi Kuo
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple is planning to launch a new 10.8-inch iPad and a new iPad mini with a screen that could be as large as 9 inches, according to a new investor note ...
09:28 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Apples supply chain is making safety changes to protect workers in response to the pandemic
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s global supply chain is making safety changes to better protect workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, as outlined in the company’s 2020...
09:22 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Disney Plus is getting a Percy Jackson series as Disney continues to mine its IP for new streaming shows
Rick Riordan’s beloved young adult fantasy series, Percy Jackson, is getting another shot at the live-action treatment seven years after the last film was released — but this time, as ...
08:58 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Apple supplier TSMC is reportedly building an Arizona chip plant
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), which makes Apple’s A-series chips, plans to build an advan...
08:22 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Watch 18 minutes of new Ghost of Tsushima gameplay footage
Sucker Punch Productions has released a new 18-minute gameplay trailer for its upcoming open-world samurai game Ghost of Tsushima, showcasing exploration, combat, and customization element...
08:13 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge US Postal Service delays next-generation mail truck program due to pandemic
Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The United States Postal Service (USPS) is pushing back the deadline for official bids to make its next-generation mail truck because of “the curren...
08:01 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Facebooks 50-person Zoom alternative, Messenger Rooms, is now available
Image: Facebook Facebook’s new video chat product, Messenger Rooms, is now available to everyone on both mobile and desktop, the company announced on Thursday. The product is a more fe...
07:42 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Netflixs The Eddy is a cant-miss trip to Paris with one bad detour
The most upsetting thing about The Eddy is that it’s already over. Netflix’s latest bingeable show is a limited series, an eight-episode run about a jazz club in Paris. Produced by Aca...
07:26 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Senate passes surveillance bill without ban on web history snooping
The Senate has voted to reauthorize the USA Freedom Act, bringing the surveillance bill closer to becoming law. The USA Freedom Reauthorization Act restores government powers that expired ...
07:01 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Apple confirms it bought virtual reality event startup NextVR
Photo: NextVR Apple has confirmed it did indeed purchase virtual reality company NextVR, which specializes in recording live events like concerts and sports matches to be experienced in ...
07:00 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge How the climate movement is trying to fix Joe Biden
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images Sunrise Movement co-founder Varshini Prakash is ‘cautiously optimistic’ Continue reading… ...
06:56 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Cruise, GMs self-driving unit, lays off 8 percent of staff
Cruise, the self-driving car startup that is a majority-owned subsidiary of General Motors, is laying off 150 employees, or about 8 percent of its workforce, to cut costs amid the novel co...
06:22 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Amazon engineers develop face shields for frontline workers
The face shield design | Amazon A team of Amazon engineers from its drone delivery unit worked with a group of 3D printing volunteers to develop reusable face shields for frontline worke...
05:53 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Google will soon block battery-draining ads from loading in Chrome
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google’s Chrome browser will begin blocking resource-heavy ads starting in late August, the company announced today (via VentureBeat). By not di...
05:13 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge The band that created the Cowboy Bebop theme song held a virtual performance
It’s the early 2000s. You stay up late to watch anime on your TV hoping your parents don’t hear. Next thing you know, you hear the iconic intro to Cowboy Bebop play, and all is well in...
05:00 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Tetris Effect is out today on the Oculus Quest
Tetris Effect, the trippy musical VR take on Tetris that won plaudits in 2018 from people like... me, is now available on the Oculus Quest headset. The game was originally released for the...
04:51 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Australia wins first AI Eurovision Song Contest by sampling koalas and kookaburras
A team of programmers and songwriters from Australia have won the inaugural (and unofficial) AI ‘Eurovision Song Contest’, using a neural network trained on noises made by koalas, kook...
04:41 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Teslas readying a million mile battery that could greatly lower the cost of EVs
Photo by Sean O’Kane/The Verge Tesla is getting ready to introduce a long rumored lower-cost, longer-lasting battery for its electric vehicles in China sometime later this year or earl...
04:19 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge T-Mobile will begin eliminating the Sprint brand this summer
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile and Sprint are preparing to take the next step in merging their wireless companies, with the two brands reportedly planning to merge thei...
04:00 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Twitch establishes a safety advisory council to help it sort out its rules
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, Twitch is announcing the formation of its new Safety Advisory Council, a group made up of streamers, academics, and nonprofit leaders that ...
03:57 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge TikTok hit with complaint from child privacy advocates who say its still flouting the law
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A group of child privacy advocates has filed a complaint against TikTok with the Federal Trade Commission, claiming the video app violated an agre...
03:35 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge The Epic Games Store goes down as everyone tries to get GTA V for free
Image: Rockstar The Epic Games Store has been counting down to the launch of an unnamed free title at 11AM ET today, and we learned last night that game would be Rockstar’s smash hit G...
03:35 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge The Epic Games Store has been down for hours as everyone tries to get GTA V for free
Image: Rockstar The Epic Games Store has been counting down to the launch of an unnamed free title at 11AM ET today, and we learned last night that game would be Rockstar’s smash hit G...
03:16 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Headspace is now free for people who are unemployed in the US
Headspace Headspace is making its premium mindfulness and meditation app free for all people who are now unemployed in the US. The deal is available through headspace.com/unemployed and ...
03:13 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Animal Crossing is home to 2020s hottest late-night talk show
Animal Talking is achieving what hosts like Kimmel and Colbert can’t Continue reading… ...
02:43 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Rings Stick Up Cam is down to its cheapest price and includes a free Echo Dot
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge The Ring Stick Up Cam is down to $85, matching its lowest price yet. Today’s deal goes a step further by including a free third-generation Amazon Echo ...
02:30 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Zoom is giving fandoms a new place to hang
Fans are using Zoom to connect with people they’ve never met before Continue reading… ...
02:14 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Cities are transforming as electric bike sales skyrocket
Bicyclists on the Rue de Rivoli as Parisians emerge from lockdown. | Photo by Stephane Cardinale / Corbis via Getty Images Returning to a car-dominated city after the pandemic lockdo...
01:29 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Paper Mario: The Origami Kingis coming to the Switch in July
The Switch’s 2020 lineup has looked a little thin, but it just got a nice boost with the announcement of Paper Mario: The Origami King. It marks the series’s debut on the Switch, and i...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge HBO is teaming up with Scener to give subscribers the ability to watch TV together
People stuck in quarantine who might want to watch Game of Thrones or Watchmen with friends and family have the option to do so using Scener. Scener, an online video chatting tool that al...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Nvidias first Ampere GPU is designed for data centers and AI, not your PC
Nvidia is unveiling its next-generation Ampere GPU architecture today. The first GPU to use Ampere will be Nvidia’s new A100, built for scientific computing, cloud graphics, and data ana...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge How Alphabets smart city echoed a failed sci-fi utopia in Minnesota
Sidewalk Labs The death and life of techno-utopias Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Intel aims to reach 100 percent renewable energy use, zero waste by 2030
Photo Illustration by Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Intel unveiled its environmental goals for 2030 today, committing to cut down its greenhouse gas emissio...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge TCL 10 Pro review: premium looks, budget performance
A great-looking device without the internals to match Continue reading… ...
12:48 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge ThisWordDoesNotExist.com is rewriting the dictionary with the help of AI
Here’s a giant dictionary that, unfortunately, wasn’t written by AI. | Photo by Stefano Guidi / Getty Images Want to impress friends and family with your amazing vocabulary? Don’t ...
12:00 pm - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Summer game fest: how to watch this summers digital gaming events
Image: Summer Game Fest Even though E3, Gamescom, and other summer gaming events have become online-only or outright canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems there’s still going...
11:00 am - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Why Amazons hardware makes more sense than Googles
Why do these companies make gadgets? Continue reading… ...
10:52 am - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Go read this profile on the man who saved the internet from WannaCry
Marcus Hutchins, right, rose to fame after helping to stop the WannaCry ransomware attack. | Image: Joshua Lott/AFP via Getty Images When he was just 22, Marcus Hutchins rose to fame by ...
10:00 am - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge How Amazon is growing its power during the pandemic
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge There’s a lot of discussion going on right now about what will be forever changed by the pandemic. Over at Amazon, though, the company is promis...
09:46 am - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Sonys first AI image sensor will make cameras everywhere smarter
Sony’s new image sensor could one day appear in cameras like this one. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Sony has announced the world’s first image sensor with integrated...
09:00 am - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Spotifys offering first-time premium users three months free until June 30th
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Spotify is offering two new deals, starting today, to bring more people over to its premium subscription service. New users can get three free months ...
08:48 am - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Samsung and Xiaomis midrange phones dominate Android bestsellers list in Q1 2020
Samsung’s Galaxy A51 was one of the best selling phones in the first quarter of the year. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge People are increasingly buying midrange Android devices ov...
07:00 am - Thu, May 14, 2020
The Verge Elon Musks Boring Company finishes digging Las Vegas tunnels
The Boring Company’s test tunnel in Hawthorne, California. | Image: The Boring Company Elon Musk’s Boring Company has completed digging a second tunnel underneath the Las Vegas Conve...
11:14 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Zipcar will now let you access a car within minutes of signing up for the service
Image: Zipcar Car sharing service Zipcar will now allow people in the US to access a car within minutes of signing up, which Zipcar is calling Instant Access, the company announced today...
10:03 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Razer will use face mask vending machines to distribute millions of face masks in Singapore
Image: Razer Gaming accessory maker Razer says it will place 20 face mask vending machines in Singapore by June 1st to help the city-state, where the company’s global operations are ba...
09:44 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Amazon asks Congress to pass a law against price gouging during national crisis
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has requested that Congress pass a law that would make price gouging illegal during times of national crisis, in light of inflated prices o...
09:34 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Moxie is a $1,500 robot for kids
Image: Embodied The latest educational tech comes in the form of a seven-pound robot that looks like something ripped out of a Pixar movie. Moxie, an adorable educational robot, is desig...
09:00 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge How to buy a Nintendo Switch
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Nintendo Switch, like everything else that can lighten the mood during this incredibly tough time, is in short supply. And as soon as reta...
07:55 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Amazon adds a new free section to Fire TV main menu
Image: Amazon Finding TV shows and movies that you can stream on Amazon’s Fire TV devices for free without any subscriptions is about to get much simpler. The company is adding a new ...
07:52 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Donald Trump extends Huawei ban through May 2021
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge President Donald Trump has extended his executive order banning US companies from working with or buying telecommunications equipment from compani...
07:34 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Kickstarter loses nearly 40 percent of its workforce after layoffs and buyouts
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter is the latest company to resort to layoffs during the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. ...
06:33 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Ubers response to COVID-19: face masks, selfies, and fewer people in the car
Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images Uber outlined a series of measures it is taking Wednesday to adapt its ride-hailing and delivery businesses to a world changed by COVID-19. Chief among t...
05:43 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge The New Mutants has a new August 2020 release date
The New Mutants, a movie that feels like it’s never going to actually come out, has a new release date: August 28th. Like Mulan and Black Widow, The New Mutants was delayed because of t...
05:27 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Google is adding a tab grouping feature to Chrome for browser hoarders
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is adding a new tab grouping feature to Chrome, the company announced today. I, for one, am extremely excited for it. I can already see how...
05:22 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Chris Hemsworths workout app has been surprising people with $99 subscription charges
Centr Multiple people say Chris Hemsworth’s workout app, Centr, charged them up to a $99 or more subscription fee without warning, even after they attempted to cancel a free trial. The...
05:15 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Apple is now selling Amazons Eero mesh routers on its website
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Amazon’s Eero announced today that its routers are now for sale on Apple’s website. The full product line, including the Eero and Eero Pro...
05:00 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge VR fitness app Supernatural announces annual pricing starting at $149
Within, the maker of VR fitness app-slash-game Supernatural, has announced new annual pricing plans for the service. Until June 1st you can sign up for a $149-a-year subscription, and the ...
04:51 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge How the novel coronavirus is speeding thescooterapocalypse
Photo by Mehdi Taamallah/NurPhoto via Getty Images The scooter sharing industry is getting killed by COVID-19, but something better may emerge Continue reading… ...
04:47 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge US government accuses Chinese cyber actors of trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The FBI alongside the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have formally accused China of f...
04:42 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge The mastermind of Googles Pixel camera quietly left the company in March
Two key Pixel execs, including the computer researcher who led the team that developed the computational photography powering the Pixel’s camera, have left Google in recent months, accor...
04:36 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Democrats escalate calls to ban large mergers during the pandemic
Photo by Samuel Corum / Getty Images On Wednesday, Democrats escalated efforts to ban major corporate mergers during the coronavirus pandemic, penning a letter to the Treasury Department...
04:30 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge How public arts funding helps developers make unique, more diverse games
From Untitled Goose Game to Mutazione Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Slacks redesigned Android and iOS apps are live now
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Slack is making its big mobile redesign official today by pushing the changes live on the public versions of both its Android and iOS apps. The re...
03:00 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Epic Games announces Unreal Engine 5 with stunning PlayStation 5 demo
Epic Games today announced the next iteration of its game engine, the Unreal Engine 5 (UE5), with a stunning demo running on the PlayStation 5. Epic says the demo shows off what next-gener...
03:00 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Fortnite will arrive on PS5 and Xbox Series X at launch
Image: Epic Games Epic Games today said its massive battle royale hit Fortnite would be available on Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Sony’s PlayStation 5 consoles at launch later this ...
03:00 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Epic CEO Tim Sweeney says the PS5 is so impressive its going to help drive future PCs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Epic CEO Tim Sweeney says next-generation gaming consoles, in particular Sony’s PlayStation 5, will bring about changes in game development that...
02:41 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Best Buy is discounting a Surface Go 2 bundle, gaming accessories, and more
Best Buy is hosting a one-day sale on tech in practically every category. We’ve picked out a few that are currently in stock, including a bundle containing Microsoft’s new Surface Go 2...
02:40 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Facebook launches its Bitmoji-like avatars in the US
Image: Facebook Facebook is now rolling out its customizable avatars in the US after first launching them internationally last year. Like Bitmoji or Apple’s Memoji, avatars offer a way...
02:31 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge The Verge Guide to staying connected
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge These days, while many of us are working from home and quarantining, it’s become more important than ever to keep in contact with colleagues, fr...
02:24 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Apple will reportedly record news stories and include the audio in News Plus
Apple is reportedly asking publishers for permission to record audio of their stories to include in its News Plus app, according to Digiday. The publication says it spoke with four publish...
02:15 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge The Alienware Area-51ms upgradable dream has failed in just one year
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Alienware has announced the second generation of its flagship Area-51m gaming laptop, the Area-51m R2. It’s largely similar on the outside to the orig...
02:14 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge How to mirror your iPhone or Mac screen
If you use an iPhone or Mac and you want to cast a video from a specific app on your iPhone or Mac to your TV, you can use AirPlay. However, if you want to cast your whole screen — with ...
02:00 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Dell launches new XPS 17 and redesigned XPS 15 with 16:10 edge-to-edge displays
Image: Dell Dell is making some big changes to its XPS lineup today, with a redesigned XPS 15 and a new XPS 17. The design updates see Dell ditching legacy ports in favor of USB-C and 16...
02:00 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Alienwares Area-51m, m15, and m17 laptops are getting new 10th Gen Intel chips and upgraded GPUs
It’s upgrade season for Dell’s Alienware laptops, with the company’s entire lineup of portable gaming machines — the Area-51m, the m17, and the m15 — getting overhauled with upda...
01:35 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Sony says wait for PS5 sales before comparing it to Microsofts Xbox marketing
Image: Sony Sony says PlayStation 5 sales will prove whether its quiet promotion of its next-gen console will beat rival Microsoft. Sony has remained relatively quiet about its PlayStati...
01:30 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Wannabe influencers are being trained to film a believable YouTube apology video
Beauty guru and YouTube creator James Charles is well-versed in the apology video, a staple of YouTube culture that many of the platform’s top personalities have had to film, and he’s ...
01:28 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge An out-of-control Chinese rocket may have dumped debris in Africa after falling from space
The Long March 5B, which launched for the first time on May 5th. | Photo by STR / AFP via Getty Images On Monday, a massive, out-of-control Chinese rocket fell out of the sky off the wes...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge The doomsday bunker market is thriving amid the coronavirus pandemic
Photo: Vivos COVID-19 is fueling a boom in the doomsday bunker market, thanks to some dubious marketing claims Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Amazon updates the Fire HD 8 with a faster processor, more RAM, and USB-C
The Fire HD 8. Amazon has announced a new update for its Fire HD 8 tablet, adding a faster processor, more RAM, and USB-C charging. These are all welcome updates for the 8-inch tablet, w...
12:00 pm - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020) review: return to baseline
The keyboard is fixed, the rest is exactly what you’d expect Continue reading… ...
11:48 am - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Apples $700 Mac Pro wheels work terribly on skateboards
Video: Braille Skateboarding Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past month, you’ll know that Apple has started selling a set of standalone wheels for the Mac Pro for $700. Y...
10:00 am - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Half of all Facebook moderators may develop mental health issues
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge In November 2018 I received a message that changed my life. A person working as a moderator for Facebook in Phoenix through a company called Cognizant...
09:58 am - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Smart home platform Wink delays paid subscription deadline by a week
Image: Wink Users of the Wink smart home platform now have until May 20th before they’ll have to start paying a $4.99 a month for functionality that was previously free, the company ha...
09:43 am - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Never miss a shot again with this robotic basketball hoop
GIF: Shane Wighton / YouTube Robotics and AI are supposed to make people’s lives better, so why don’t they help me suck less at sport? Engineer and YouTuber Shane Wighton has tackled...
08:34 am - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Google tests iMessage-like emoji reactions for RCS Messages
Users in the test can react to messages by long-pressing on them. | Image: u/radtheoristmango Google is testing a new feature in its Messages app that lets you react to messages using em...
06:27 am - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge PlayStation 5 still on track for holiday 2020 release, says Sony
Sony says that the PlayStation 5 is “on track for launch in this holiday season” despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The company made the announcement as part of its fiscal 2019 earnings re...
04:01 am - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge One of the worlds biggest esports teams is trying to raise awareness of mental health issues
Photo: Riot Games Esports organization Cloud9 and health care company Kaiser Permanente have announced a new initiative focused on increasing awareness about mental health. This initiati...
03:32 am - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Tesla reopens Nevada Gigafactory after bringing California car plant back online
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Tesla is fully reopening the Gigafactory in Nevada, where it makes batteries for its electric cars and energy storage products, as well as parts for th...
12:50 am - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge GM kills its electric bike project, Ariv
GM’s Ariv Merge folding e-bike in Amsterdam. | Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge GM has killed its first electric bike. The automaker’s Ariv e-bikes, pronounced like “arrive” an...
12:09 am - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Yep, Slack is down
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th No, it’s not just you. Slack is indeed down due to an outage of some sort that appears to have begun happening some time around 7:30PM ET. User-reporte...
12:09 am - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Slack is slowly coming back online after experiencing an outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th No, it’s wasn’t just you. Slack indeed went down due to an outage of some sort that appeared to have begun some time around 7:30PM ET. User-reported ...
12:09 am - Wed, May 13, 2020
The Verge Slack is back online after experiencing a multi-hour outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th No, it’s wasn’t just you. Slack indeed went down due to an outage of some sort that appeared to have begun some time around 7:30PM ET. User-reported ...
11:42 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Some Apple employees will reportedly return to physical offices soon
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Some Apple employees will return to the company’s global offices soon, according to Bloomberg. Apple’s decision to bring employees back to its...
10:56 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Twitter will now make it easier to see quote tweets on iOS
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has added a new way to see how many people have retweeted a tweet and added a comment, the company announced today — but it’s only ava...
09:00 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Googles Nest Aware revamp is here to simplify your subscription
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google’s new Nest Aware pricing model is rolling out starting this week, the company announced today. The new model means that a single subscription n...
08:57 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Motorola promises that the Edge Plus will get upgrades through Android 12
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Hot on the heels of updating the foldable Razr to Android 10, Motorola has announced that the soon-to-be-released Edge Plus will also get at least two ...
08:56 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge House Democrats want $5.5 billion for pandemic broadband funding
Photo by Graeme Jennings-Pool / Getty Images On Tuesday, House Democrats unveiled their latest coronavirus response bill, including a number of measures to keep families and businesses o...
08:45 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Telegram shuts down its cryptocurrency operation
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge After years of drama with the SEC, Telegram is calling it quits on its crypto-focused subsidiary, Telegram Open Network (TON). “Telegram’s active inv...
08:40 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Check out this extremely detailed image of Rembrandts Night Watch painting
A new high-resolution scan of The Night Watch lets you zoom in close enough to see all its small details: brushstrokes, small cracks around the eyes and noses, and even the facial expressi...
07:46 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Belkin is working with the University of Illinois to make ventilators
Image: Belkin Computer and phone accessory maker Belkin is developing an emergency ventilator in partnership with the University of Illinois to be used to treat COVID-19 patients, the tw...
07:45 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge I hear you like cases, so heres an iPad case for your $350 iPad case
There’s a new iPad-related case in town from Pad & Quill: a case for Apple’s newly released Magic Keyboard, which is itself a $350 case for your iPad Pro. It’s called the Coperti...
07:39 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Facebook will pay $52 million in settlement with moderators who developed PTSD on the job
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In a landmark acknowledgment of the toll that content moderation takes on its workforce, Facebook has agreed to pay $52 million to current and for...
07:28 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Try to dock with the International Space Station with this SpaceX Crew Dragon simulator
Later this month, SpaceX’s new Crew Dragon spacecraft will take its first human passengers to the International Space Station — and now you can get a firsthand view of what they’ll b...
07:00 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge How Riot reinvents old League of Legends champions like comic book superheroes
The latest is Volibear, a polar bear that can control lightning Continue reading… ...
06:09 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge The Internet Archive is warning users about debunked zombie coronavirus misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Internet Archive is alerting users when they’ve clicked on some stories that were debunked or taken down on the live web, following reports ...
05:44 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Twitter is now letting employees work from home indefinitely
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter will now let its employees work from home indefinitely, which was first reported by BuzzFeed News. CEO Jack Dorsey reportedly informed emp...
05:37 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Waymos first external fundraising round just grew to $3 billion
Waymo’s first external fundraising round, initially expected to bring in $2.25 billion for the self-driving company, just grew to $3 billion, thanks to the addition of some new investors...
05:21 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Twobird is a collaborative email app from the developer of Notability
Twobird is a new email application from Ginger Labs, the company behind popular note-taking application Notability, that wants to make email simpler and more powerful. Today, it’s launch...
05:00 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge How TikTok could be a player in election disinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On our Vergecast interview series, Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and Silicon Valley editor Casey Newton spoke with Alex Stamos, former chief s...
04:55 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Instagram now lets people delete comments in bulk and is testing pinned comments
Image: Instagram Instagram is launching and testing multiple new features starting today that are aimed at making the platform a more positive space. The company says it’s rolling out ...
04:24 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Google brings its Grow with Google classes online
A view of Google office in Chelsea New York City | Photo by John Nacion/NurPhoto via Getty Images Google is bringing its Grow with Google courses online for everyone in the US and Canada...
04:00 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1 and 2 are being remastered for PS4, Xbox One, and PC
You’ll be able to shred as Tony Hawk and friends again very soon. Today, Activision announced a new remastered collection that brings together the first two Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater game...
04:00 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Moment ventures into full-size camera bags with new sling models
The Moment Rugged Camera Sling in 6L and 10L capacities. | Photo: Moment Moment built its brand on making photographic accessories for smartphones, but over the past couple of years, the...
04:00 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge How Facebook is using AI to combat COVID-19 misinformation and detect hateful memes
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Facebook on Monday released a new report detailing how it uses a combination of artificial intelligence and human fact-checkers and moderators t...
03:23 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Uber is trying to buy Grubhub
Uber has made an offer to buy Grubhub, with the potential for a deal to be reached as early as this month, according to a report from Bloomberg. The offer is said to be an all-stock takeov...
03:00 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge YouTube Music can finally import your library and uploads from Google Play Music
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google is taking one of its biggest steps yet toward permanently phasing out Google Play Music in favor of the company’s newer YouTube Music service. B...
03:00 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge How to transfer your Google Play Music library to YouTube Music
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Play Music is going away at the end of the year, leaving YouTube Music as Google’s only streaming music service. But before that happens,...
02:59 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Apple updates Logic Pro X with Live Loops and beat sequencer
Image: Apple Apple released a big update to Logic Pro X today, adding Live Loops, a beat sequencer, a revamped sampling tool, and more. Apple calls it the app’s “biggest update” si...
02:38 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge RavPowers 61W USB-C wall charger is cheaper than ever for Verge readers
Image: RavPower RavPower is extending a deep discount on its 61W USB-C wall charger to readers of The Verge. Normally $30, it’s just $21 for a limited time. To get this price, you have...
02:09 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Google Stadia is a lonely place
Google’s virtual stadium doesn’t have crowds yet Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Augusts Wi-Fi Smart Lock offers bolt-on smart lock convenience
The new lock’s smaller size, improved motor, and upgraded connectivity add up to a better overall experience Continue reading… ...
01:42 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Sony announces new PlayStation Studios branding for its first-party PS5 games
Sony has announced a new PlayStation Studios brand that it’ll be using for its first-party exclusives going forward as a way to let customers know that a game comes from one of Sony’s ...
01:18 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Huaweis P30 Pro gets another rerelease to keep the Google dream alive
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Huawei is rereleasing its flagship phone from last year as the P30 Pro “New Edition.” The device now ships with Android 10 preinstalled, and it’s go...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge SteelSeries new iOS gaming controller claims 50 hours of battery life and better buttons
Image: SteelSeries SteelSeries has announced the Nimbus Plus, a new controller designed for gaming on Apple devices. The Nimbus Plus improves on its predecessor with some new features, ...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Spotify now lets parents access their kids listening history and block content
Spotify Spotify first released its Spotify Kids app in October last year, and now it’s introducing two new features to give parents more control over what their kids consume. Starting ...
12:30 pm - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Hamilton is getting released a year early as a Disney Plus exclusive
Disney is bumping up the release of its recording of the hit stage musical Hamilton by over a year. Instead of the planned theatrical release set for October 15th, 2021, it’ll be out on ...
11:00 am - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Windows and macOS still havent found the right balance for managing apps
I’m reviewing two very different computers right now: the new 2020 13-inch MacBook Pro and the new 2020 Surface Go 2. You can click the links in the previous sentences for some first imp...
11:00 am - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge How anyone can videoconference with Google Meet
Photo courtesy Google In a likely effort to stop the videoconferencing powerhouse that is Zoom, Google has expanded its Meet communications app to be available to anyone with a Gmail acc...
10:50 am - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge LG is reportedly developing a dual-screen handset with a swivelling display
A mockup of how the “Wing” phone’s screen could rotate to reveal a second. | Image: ETNews LG has a new dual-screen phone on the way, with a main display that swivels sideways to r...
10:00 am - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge How the Plandemic video hoax went viral
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon and Alex Castro / The Verge Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the big social platforms have generally been quicker than usual to intervene in the spread...
10:00 am - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Hackers are impersonating Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet for phishing scams
Hackers have registered domains posing as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet-related URLs, according to a new report from Check Point Research. As significantly more people are using t...
08:58 am - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Logitechs sales boom as people outfittheir home offices
Image: Logitech Sales of Logitech’s keyboards, PC webcams, tablets, and video collaboration products are booming as a result of shelter-in-place orders during the pandemic, the company...
04:48 am - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Worlds longest-running cartoon switches to reruns due to COVID-19 disruption
Fuji TV The broadcaster of the world’s longest-running cartoon has said it will have to switch to reruns from next week due to disruption to production caused by the coronavirus pandem...
12:04 am - Tue, May 12, 2020
The Verge Slacks new iPhone app hits the App Store ahead of official launch
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Slack announced a redesigned iPhone app with a new navigation bar at the bottom of the app in update notes today. However, it seems the redesign is still...
11:18 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Twitch is now selling digital gift cards
Image: Twitch Twitch is now selling official gift cards you can use to buy items on the popular streaming platform, the company announced today. Despite being a free service, Twitch offe...
09:35 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Quibi will add sharing features as the app struggles to find subscribers
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge To say that Quibi is off to a disastrous start would be an understatement. Co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg attributes “everything that has go...
09:35 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Motorolas foldable Razr gets some new features with its Android 10 update
Motorola is rolling out the Android 10 update for the foldable Razr and adding a host of new features for the external “Quick View” display and some new visual customization options fo...
09:26 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge How big should Joe Biden be
Makena Kelly No one knows exactly what the Democratic National Convention will look like this year, with social distancing restrictions still in place in Wisconsin and across the country...
09:15 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge ElonMuskdefies coronavirus order and asks to be arrested
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that he’s reopening his company’s car factory in California in violation of a local shelter-in-place order, as The Verge previously reported. Musk sai...
06:48 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge The maker of the failed iBackPack agrees to never use crowdfunding again
Photo by Marie De Jesus for The Verge Doug Monahan, the creator of the failed iBackPack crowdfunding project, is settling with the Federal Trade Commission and has agreed to never crowdf...
06:35 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Tesla has already started making cars again at its California factory
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Tesla began making cars again at its Fremont, California plant over the weekend despite an ongoing battle with local officials about whether it should ...
06:26 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Buy your quarantine snacks directly from PepsiCos new websites
Photo by David Allio/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images PepsiCo, the insanely big multinational food and beverage giant, wants in on the direct-to-consumer action: they’ve bought the (in...
06:07 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge PowerWash Simulator is an oddly satisfying game that lets you clean filthy houses
Sunday morning, I woke up feeling productive and decided to pull the hose out and give the house a good wash, cleaning the gunk and grime that littered the front porch and blasting away di...
05:56 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge The Mandalorians second season wont be delayed, says Disney CEO
Image: Industrial Light & Magic and Lucasfilm Ltd. With production shut down on sets around the world, studios like Disney are being asked about upcoming seasons of highly anticipate...
05:44 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Former astronaut and SpaceX consultant on creating a new crewed spacecraft: We were really the underdogs
For former NASA astronaut Garret Reisman, SpaceX’s May 27 launch of the company’s first human passengers to space is going to be a very personal moment. Reisman worked at SpaceX for ye...
05:35 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Microsofts new Family Safety app is now available to preview on Android and iOS
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is launching a dedicated new app, Family Safety, designed for managing kids’ screen time and app usage. The app is available now in pr...
05:35 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Twitter introducing new labels for tweets with misleading COVID-19 information
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is introducing new labels to mark tweets with COVID-19-related misinformation, the company announced today. The labels should make it easi...
04:17 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Lenovos new Duet Chromebook starts at just $279
Lenovo has released the Duet Chromebook, a 10-inch 2-in-1 that runs Chrome OS. The base model, which has 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a MediaTek processor, costs $279, but only the $29...
04:08 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Supernatural for Oculus Quest is like Beat Saber meets Peloton
How Within created a VR workout unlike any other Continue reading… ...
03:50 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge All 201 episodes of The Office are now playing out over Slack
If you take out The Office’s physical interactions between characters, and try to tell the same jokes over Slack, does The Office still work? It’s a question that creative collective M...
03:07 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge The best laptop you can buy
From ultraportables to high-powered editing machines, here are the best laptops to get right now Continue reading… ...
02:46 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Spotifys newest feature lets multiple people control a listening session
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Spotify is giving premium users a new feature that’ll allow them to share DJ duties with anyone in their immediate vicinity. Group Sessions,...
01:30 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Rick and Mortys Chris Parnell thinks Jerry would do very well in quarantine
Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage Chris Parnell is a normcore comedy assassin. After a career in improv, two stints on Saturday Night Live, and countless roles on sitcoms like 30 Rock...
01:00 pm - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge The new class of CEOs at Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile
Hans Vestberg, Mike Sievert, and John Stankey have taken over Continue reading… ...
10:48 am - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Microsofts Outlook on the web is getting a Gmail-like text prediction feature
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is working on a new text prediction feature for Outlook that’s similar to Gmail’s Smart Compose. The text predictions will allow Outlook.com...
10:32 am - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Thunderbolt flaw allows access to a PCs data in minutes
Vulnerabilities discovered in the Thunderbolt connection standard could allow hackers to access the contents of a locked laptop’s hard drive within minutes, a security researcher from th...
10:00 am - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Newton Mail will be saved by fans after it was saved, and shut down again, by Essential
Newton Mail is returning to life once again under new ownership, marking the unexpected third life for the premium email app. Newton Mail was originally set to shut down on April 30th afte...
09:59 am - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Shanghai Disneyland reopens with mandatory face masks and social distancing
Shanghai Disneyland has reopened, but with new health and safety measures. | Photo by HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images Mickey Mouse has returned to Disneyland: capitalism is healing....
06:30 am - Mon, May 11, 2020
The Verge Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon 768G 5G processor
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The first phones with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 processor are just starting to trickle out, but that isn’t stopping the company from announcin...
09:39 pm - Sun, May 10, 2020
The Verge Trump and Intel are reportedly pushing for new processor factories in the US
Intel Core i7-6950X | Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge The Trump administration is reportedly in talks with major processor manufacturers to build factories in the US, according to a repo...
04:04 pm - Sun, May 10, 2020
The Verge Twitch roulette helps you find the loneliest streamers
A relatively small group of superstars dominate attention and money on Twitch, but it’s still a place dominated by a vast underclass of lonely hearts looking for viewers. Twitch Roulette...
12:26 pm - Sun, May 10, 2020
The Verge Microsoftnow blocksreply-allemail stormstoend our inbox nightmares
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is rolling out a new reply-all protection feature for Office 365 and Exchange Online. It’s designed to prevent email storms (reply all...
11:00 am - Sun, May 10, 2020
The Verge Our 16 favorite gadgets to help care for and entertain kids
Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge Using tech to keep children safe and occupied Continue reading… ...
09:41 pm - Sat, May 9, 2020
The Verge Elon Musk threatens to move Tesla from California, files suit against Alameda County
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After Alameda County health officials cautioned Tesla against reopening its California car factory yesterday, CEO Elon Musk tweeted today that the...
06:34 pm - Sat, May 9, 2020
The Verge Elon Musk threatens to move Tesla out of California
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After Alameda County health officials cautioned Tesla against reopening its California car factory yesterday, CEO Elon Musk tweeted today that the...
05:28 pm - Sat, May 9, 2020
The Verge FDA authorizes rapid COVID 19 antigen test
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Food and Drug Administration has granted the first emergency use authorization to diagnostic healthcare company Quidel Corp. for the first COV...
03:00 pm - Sat, May 9, 2020
The Verge How one professional soccer player is adapting to life as a FIFA pro
Photo by Shaun Clark / Getty Images Los Angeles FC forward Adama Diomande is bored. With professional sports on indefinite hiatus throughout most of the world, he misses being on the fie...
02:13 pm - Sat, May 9, 2020
The Verge Former Google engineer asks court to dismiss lawsuit
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Former Google engineer James Damore, who sued Google in 2018 for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men, has asked a court to dis...
02:00 pm - Sat, May 9, 2020
The Verge Save on DJIs Osmo Mobile 3, the latest iPad, and more for Mothers Day
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Tomorrow is Mother’s Day, and while the ongoing pandemic continues to be a nuisance that is probably preventing you from making special plans this ye...
01:00 pm - Sat, May 9, 2020
The Verge 9 new trailers you should watch this week
Photo: Aaron Epstein / Netflix I watched HBO’s new film Bad Education last week. The whole thing felt a bit like a heist movie in reverse — it’s about a superintendent who’s stea...
12:00 pm - Sat, May 9, 2020
The Verge Razers excellent Viper gaming mouse is free when you buy the Huntsman TE keyboard
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Razer is hosting a promotion at Best Buy that bundles its Huntsman Tournament Edition wired gaming keyboard with the Razer Viper mouse. The ke...
12:00 pm - Sat, May 9, 2020
The Verge HP Elite Dragonfly (2020) review: recycled in the right ways
HP puts its best ideas in a laptop that few can afford. Continue reading… ...
11:01 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Microsoft offering free repairs for mysterious Surface Laptop 3 screen cracks
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge In the months since the Surface Laptop 3’s October 2019 launch, some users have reported cracks appearing on their laptop’s screen for no ...
09:48 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Go read this Wall Street Journal story about Elon Musks personal finances
Photo by Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images In one of a series of wild tweets posted last week, Elon Musk stated he would be “selling almost all physical possessions” and t...
09:05 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge On-demand food delivery apps are letting minors order alcohol, regulators say
Photo by Emmanuele Ciancaglini/NurPhoto via Getty Images Food and beverage delivery services like DoorDash, Postmates, and Uber Eats aided in a surge of alcohol deliveries to underage mi...
08:51 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Tenet is now Hollywoods litmus test for what happens next
Melinda Sue Gordon Warner Bros. was always betting that Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, his espionage-meets-time-travel film that marked his first since Dunkirk in 2017, would be one of the...
07:45 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Apple will reopen a handful of US stores next week
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple’s US retail stores have been closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the company is going to start opening some of th...
06:28 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Facebooks redesigned desktop site with dark mode is now available everywhere
Image: Facebook Facebook’s redesigned desktop site is now available globally, the company announced on Friday. Prior to this change, the new version of Facebook was available only if y...
06:13 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Google Duo will soon let you make group calls in Chrome
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google’s Duo video chat app will soon let you make group video calls on the web, the search company announced today. That could be a handy way t...
06:10 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Google says that the majority of its employees will work from home until 2021
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has extended its work-from-home policy for the remainder of 2020. After previously telling employees that they would be working remotely un...
06:07 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge A hacker is trying to break Ohios tool for reporting workers who quit during the pandemic
Photo by Megan JELINGER/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Ohio asked employers to report workers who stay home during the novel coronavirus pandemic, but at least one person is trying to c...
06:00 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Its already getting too hot and humid in some places for humans to survive
Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images A combination of heat and humidity so extreme that it’s unendurable isn’t just a problem for the future — those conditions are already here, ...
05:59 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Detroit Lions reveal schedule through Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Image: Detroit Lions / Twitter All 32 NFL teams unveiled their schedules for the 2020 season yesterday. However, the Detroit Lions got a little more creative in how they did it, announci...
05:51 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Footage from MTVs classic 1980s era is streaming online, and its a trip
MTV’s first ever broadcast on August 1st, 1981 starts with footage of the Apollo 11 rocket launch. As the rocket lifts off, the footage cuts to an astronaut jumping on the moon, an acid-...
04:10 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Andy Serkis is reading The Hobbit in a 12-hour marathon for COVID-19 relief
Andy Serkis, perhaps best known for his CGI-enhanced performance as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings movies, is reading The Hobbit live on YouTube as a benefit for UK charities providing CO...
04:08 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge You can get the Apple Watch Series 3 smartwatch for $179 at Best Buy
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Deals on the Apple Watch Series 5 have mostly dried up for the time being, but if that model was still a little out of reach price-wise, Walmart and Bes...
03:30 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge First looks at Surface Go 2, Apples new 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Xbox Series X gameplay footage
There were a lot of announcements in the consumer tech world this week, with new hardware from both Microsoft and Apple, plus some promising early gameplay videos for the Xbox Series X con...
03:00 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge This years graduates have one thing in common: disappointing online ceremonies
Taylor Walker worked hard during her time at Salem State University. She was her class’s homecoming queen, she sang in the university’s Grammy award-winning choir, and she completed a ...
03:00 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge The best laptop you can buy
From ultraportables to high-powered editing machines, here are the best laptops to get right now Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy A51 has two good things going for it: the screen and the price
Samsung’s $399 smartphone gives you what you pay for Continue reading… ...
01:22 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Spot the robot is reminding parkgoers in Singapore to keep their distance from one another
At a time when simply sharing space with a fellow human being can be a dangerous activity, many governments, airports, and hospitals are discovering the non-contagious delights of robots, ...
01:00 pm - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Record-breaking astronaut Christina Koch on making space history and surviving lengthy isolation
Image: NASA ‘Recommit to the things that you know keep you healthy and sane’ Continue reading… ...
11:50 am - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Office for iPad is getting mouse and trackpad support later this year
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft is planning to update Office for iPad with support for Apple’s latest iPadOS trackpad and mouse support. The software maker has always been ...
11:39 am - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Tesla plans to partially reopen Fremont factory on Friday
Tesla Fremont factory in 2018. | Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Tesla plans to resume “limited operations” at its Fremont car plant on Friday, bringing back about 30 percent of i...
10:00 am - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Why countries keep bowing to Apple and Googles contact tracing app requirements
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last month, after Apple and Google announced some changes to their forthcoming attempt to track the spread of COVID-19, I noted the surprising deg...
02:32 am - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Tokyo Game Show 2020 canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic
The organizers of Tokyo Game Show have announced that this year’s event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. TGS 2020 was due to take place from September 24th to 27th at the ...
01:05 am - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge A National Treasure Disney Plus series is in development
KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP via Getty Images A National Treasure TV series for Disney Plus is now in development, producer Jerry Bruckheimer told Collider in an interview today. Bruckheimer also r...
12:29 am - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Clearview AI to stop selling controversial facial recognition app to private companies
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Controversial facial recognition provider Clearview AI says it will no longer sell its app to private companies and non-law enforcement entities, ...
12:26 am - Fri, May 8, 2020
The Verge Communitys cast is reuniting for a virtual table read to benefit COVID-19 relief
Image: Yahoo Much of the cast of Community will reunite for a virtual table read to support COVID-19 relief, according to Variety. The table read and a fan Q&A will be live streamed ...
11:04 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Samsung to launch a Samsung Pay debit card this summer
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Samsung plans to launch a Samsung Pay debit card this summer, the company announced today in a blog post by Sang Ahn, vice president and general m...
09:56 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge As Waymo resumes self-driving tests, backup drivers are still worried about the virus
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Waymo is planning to resume testing its autonomous vehicles in Arizona on May 11th, nearly two months after pausing its robotaxi service as a result of ...
09:46 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge How to watch movies with friends online
FG Trade / Getty Images Even a favorite stay-at-home activity like watching TV can get lonely sometimes, especially if you’re used to hanging out with your friends and watching togethe...
09:36 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Googles app for helping kids improve reading skillsis now available in 180 countries
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google’s Read Along Android app, which helps teach reading skills to elementary school students, is now available in early access in 180 countries...
09:36 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Zoom and New Yorks attorney general agree on security improvements
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge New York’s attorney general and Zoom have reached an agreement over the videoconferencing company’s security practices. Attorney General Letitia Ja...
09:35 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Even with people staying in, carbon dioxide is breaking records
Illustration by Ana Kova The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is still rising, even though people are driving and flying less during the COVID-19 pandemic. CO2 reached an all-t...
09:00 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge So thats how you pronounce X A-12
Image: Elon Musk / Twitter On May 4th, 2020, Elon Musk and his partner Claire “Grimes” Boucher welcomed their first child together and soon after revealed the baby’s name: X Æ A-1...
08:34 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Uber reports $2.9 billion quarterly loss during pandemic
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber lost $2.9 billion in the first quarter of 2020, its biggest loss in three quarters. The company also reported $3.54 billion in revenue. Gross...
08:32 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge HBO Max will use anime from Crunchyroll to compete with Netflixs growing empire
Netflix is trying to become a dominant presence in the anime streaming space, but AT&T-owned WarnerMedia is leveraging its dedicated anime streaming service Crunchyroll to help sway su...
08:01 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Lyft will require drivers and passengers to wear face masks
Lyft is making face masks mandatory for drivers and passengers, the company announced Thursday. Using the app, drivers and passengers will be required to confirm that they are wearing a ma...
08:00 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Tinder starts testing live in-app trivia
Tinder Tinder is now testing a new interactive video feature in the form of live trivia, the company confirmed to The Verge on Thursday. The test will be rolling out to an undisclosed pe...
07:51 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge iFixits Magic Keyboard X-rays confirm the death of the butterfly keyboard switches
Photo: iFixit iFixit hasn’t been able to do its traditional teardown of Apple’s new Magic Keyboard yet (citing “social distancing and teardown schedules”), but the company has do...
07:27 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Sonos CEO discusses the Arc and customer backlash over leaving old products behind
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge An interview on The Vergecast Continue reading… ...
07:24 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Uber and Lyfts fragmented future can be glimpsed in Californias driver classification lawsuit
Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images ‘This lawsuit will be the first of more to come around the country’ Continue reading… ...
07:23 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Facebook to let employees work remotely through the end of 2020
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Facebook will allow most of its employees to continue working from home through the end of 2020, and the company doesn’t expect to reopen most...
06:48 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Destiny 2 is coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X
Image: Bungie Destiny 2 will be coming to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, developer Bungie announced on Thursday. Exactly when those next-gen versions will be released, or if they w...
06:39 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Madden 21 shows that cross-gen gaming on Xbox Series X and PS5 could be messy
EA’s upcoming Madden NFL 21 is coming to the Xbox Series X, and owners of the game for the current-gen Xbox One will be able to upgrade to the Series X version for free, the company anno...
06:30 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Google unifies all of its messaging and communication apps into a single team
In October of last year, Google hired Javier Soltero to be the VP and GM of G Suite, its set of office apps and — importantly for today’s news — Google Meet and Google Chat. Now, the...
05:54 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Nikon is extending its free online photography classes until the end of May
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Nikon has made its entire curriculum of online photography classes free until the end of May. The classes were originally made free throughout April, but...
05:35 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders demand Amazon explain whistleblower firings
Nine Democratic senators are calling on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to provide information on the firing of workers who called for greater protections from COVID-19. In a letter, the senators ci...
05:35 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Sen. Ed Markey wants the FCC to rethink its broadband deployment plans
Photo by Erin Clark / The Boston Globe via Getty Images On Thursday, Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) announced a new bill that would require the Federal Communications Commission to study how the ...
05:20 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge How Valorant is luring top esports talent despite being months from release
Valorant is still in closed beta, but Riot’s new tactical shooter is already making waves in the competitive gaming scene. Despite the fact that the game isn’t widely available and tha...
05:03 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Why a small Facebook bug wreaked havoc on some of the most popular iOS apps
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Sometime around 6:30PM ET on May 6th, popular iOS apps from major companies like DoorDash, Spotify, TikTok, and Venmo suddenly starting crashing....
04:41 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Instagram glitch lets people post extra-long photos
When you scroll through your Instagram feed today, you might have to keep scrolling... and scrolling... There’s a new glitch that lets people post extra-long images onto their feeds. It...
04:23 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Twitch is going to fund new reality programming
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Now that we’re all inside and online a brain-breaking amount of time per day, Twitch is looking to fund a slate of new unscripted series to help...
04:10 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Pittsburghs airport is the first in the US to use UV-cleaning robots
A UV scrubber at Pittsburgh International Airport. | Photo: Pittsburgh International Airport Pittsburgh International Airport has put UVC fixtures on its floor-cleaning robots, making it...
04:04 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Alamo Drafthouse launches Alamo on Demand VOD service
Alamo Drafthouse wants to bring the feeling of independent movie rental stores to people in their homes, launching a video-on-demand service completely curated by Alamo Drafthouse employee...
04:00 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Here are the first 13 games optimized for the Xbox Series X
Microsoft is detailing the first games that will be optimized for its next-gen Xbox Series X console today. All of the games included in Microsoft’s Xbox 20/20 show will sport a new Xbox...
04:00 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge These 11 new games will get free upgrades for the Xbox Series X
Microsoft is detailing the first games that will support the company’s upcoming Smart Delivery program for cross-generation games between the Xbox Series X and Xbox One. Smart Delivery i...
03:56 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Alphabets Sidewalk Labs shuts down Toronto smart city project
Sidewalk Labs, Alphabet’s smart city subsidiary, is walking away from its ambitious plan to transform a slice of Toronto’s waterfront into a high-tech utopia. The plan, which was proj...
03:42 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Watch the first Xbox Series X gameplay footage, showing off ray-tracing and graphics of the next-gen console
After months of hardware reveals, spec reveals, and hype, Microsoft is finally doing a proper first look at gameplay footage for its upcoming next-gen console, the Xbox Series X, showing o...
03:37 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Apple is giving $10 million to COVID-19 testing kit company
Apple has announced that it’s giving $10 million from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund to COPAN Diagnostics, a company that produces COVID-19 testing kits that are critical to monitor the...
03:25 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Google Lens can now copy and paste handwritten notes to your computer
Gif: Google Google has added a very useful feature to Google Lens, its multipurpose object recognition tool. You can now copy and paste handwritten notes from your phone to your computer...
03:22 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Netgears Orbi mesh Wi-Fi system is $70 off today at Best Buy
Netgear A three-pack Netgear’s Orbi mesh Wi-Fi system is $70 off right now at Best Buy. This brings the bundle down to $280. This isn’t Netgear’s latest Wi-Fi 6-compatible model, t...
03:19 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge FDA authorizes CRISPR-based test for COVID-19
Photo by STR / AFP via Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration has authorized a COVID-19 test that uses the gene-editing technology CRISPR and returns results in around one hour. ...
02:05 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Major CBS All Access changes coming this summer as company speeds up relaunch
Streaming is one of ViacomCBS’s fastest-growing divisions, and to meet that demand, the company is accelerating significant changes to CBS All Access. Major changes are coming to the com...
01:58 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge How to be a Rick and Morty fan
After a mid-season hiatus, Rick and Morty returned on May 3rd with the first of five episodes to close out its fourth season. The series is as good as it’s always been — shockingly cra...
01:44 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Weve known how to make healthier buildings for decades
Photo by Bryan Thomas / Getty Images COVID-19 may be the push to make them a reality Continue reading… ...
01:38 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Zoom buys the identity service Keybase as part of 90-day security push
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom has acquired Keybase, an encryption and security service meant to serve as a secure home for your online identities. The acquisition is meant...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge AMD launches Ryzen Pro 4000 series to take on Intels vPro
Image: AMD AMD has announced its Ryzen Pro 4000 series of mobile business processors. The chips sport new security features and improvements to battery life and performance, according to...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Lenovos newest ThinkPads have AMD Ryzen 4000 processors
Image: Lenovo In case you were worried that there weren’t enough ThinkPads out there, Lenovo has announced two more. Say hello to the ThinkPad E14 and ThinkPad E15; you can buy both in...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Sonys new noise-canceling earbuds are for the fitness crowd
Image: Sony Sony is introducing its latest set of truly wireless earbuds today. The WF-SP800N earbuds cost $199.99 and are now available to order. They slot into the lineup as the middle...
12:44 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge TiVos streaming-focused Stream 4K releases with $50 introductory price
TiVo’s Stream 4K is an HDMI dongle that plugs into the back of your TV. | Image: TiVo TiVo’s Stream 4K, the company’s new attempt to compete with Roku and Amazon’s streaming devi...
12:30 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge MacBook Pro 13-inch: come for the keyboard, stay for the performance
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge The 10th Gen Intel processor is a noticeable upgrade Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge The disappointing truth about antibody testing
There’s still a lot we don’t know about COVID-19 Continue reading… ...
11:00 am - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge How to watch Microsofts Xbox Series X game showcase
Image: Microsoft Microsoft is hosting an event today where it will show off the first gameplay footage from several games launching on its upcoming Xbox Series X console. One of those ga...
11:00 am - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge The spring of iterative hardware updates
A few days ago Marques Brownlee declared 2020 “the year of the ultraminor Apple update.” He’s got good evidence for doing so: the iPad Pro, iPhone SE, and even the new 13-inch MacBo...
11:00 am - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, and more Viacom channels coming to YouTube TV
Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images When Viacom and CBS closed their merger in December 2019, the latter company gained access to a plethora of networks — networks the newly merged company,...
10:14 am - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge UrbanEars first true wireless earbuds start at just $69
The Alby are the cheaper of the two sets of earbuds at just $69. | Image: UrbanEars Swedish audio brand UrbanEars has announced its first pairs of true wireless earbuds, the Luma and the...
10:00 am - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge The EU is trying to fix its abysmal cookie consent policy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For many internet users, the EU’s cookie consent policies are an aggravating and unavoidable experience when browsing the web. Introduced in 201...
10:00 am - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Facebooks independent oversight board could be overwhelmed by the challenge
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today let’s talk about Facebook’s independent Oversight Board, which just announced its co-chairs and initial membership. The board will allow...
08:47 am - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge LGs stylish mid-range Velvet smartphone gets its grand reveal
Image: LG The LG Velvet has finally officially launched in South Korea, following weeks of teases and announcements. As expected, the phone features a “raindrop” triple rear camera a...
07:33 am - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Animal Crossing boosts Nintendo sales despite COVID-19
Nintendo Switch sales were up 34 percent year-on-year last quarter as the company moved 3.29 million units, despite acknowledging that production has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemi...
12:36 am - Thu, May 7, 2020
The Verge Smart home platform Wink will require a monthly subscription starting next week
Image: Wink Smart home platform Wink will require customers to pay a $4.99 per month subscription fee starting May 13th, the company announced today. That gives Wink users just seven day...
11:44 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Spotify, TikTok, and other popular iOS apps are crashing due to a Facebook issue
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Countless iOS apps are having problems launching right now, according to multiple reports on Twitter and crowdsourced user reports on Downdete...
11:44 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Spotify, TikTok, and other popular iOS apps were crashing due to a Facebook issue
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Countless iOS apps experienced problems launching Wednesday evening, according to multiple reports on Twitter and crowdsourced user reports on...
10:42 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge You cant find super-spreader businesses with old GPS data
Photo by FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP via Getty Images Today, as America faces a difficult debate about “reopening” state economies during the coronavirus pandemic, The New York Times seem...
09:49 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Tribeca partners with AT&T and IMAX to launch summer movie drive-in series
Paul Hennessy / Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Movie theaters across the country are closed, but some drive-ins are seeing a resurgence in the wake of social distancing prac...
09:49 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Etsy sales doubled in April thanks to homemade masks
Etsy began pushing homemade masks in early April, and the results panned out in a big way: total sales on the platform doubled last month, by and large thanks to a surge in face mask sales...
09:25 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Lyft says its ride-hailing business is down 70 percent because of COVID-19
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Lyft’s ride-hailing business is down 70 percent, year over year, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company’s chief executives said in ...
08:46 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge The NFC specification is adding a new wireless charging standard
NFC Contactless Payments stock (1020) The NFC Forum has announced an update for the short-range wireless technology that adds a form of wireless charging to the standard. Future NFC devi...
08:00 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge The new Sonos Five looks and sounds identical to the Play:5 its replacing
Image: Sonos Sonos is refreshing its best-sounding music speaker today, but the new product is so similar to its predecessor that there’s zero reason for anyone with a Play:5 to consid...
08:00 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Sonos announces the Arc, its first Dolby Atmos soundbar
Image: Sonos Sonos is finally making its long-awaited push into Dolby Atmos home theater audio. That effort starts with the new $799 Arc, a premium soundbar that replaces the Playbar in ...
08:00 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Sonos will launch its new app and big S2 software update on June 8th
Image: Sonos The new app that Sonos announced in March will be released on June 8th, and with it will come the launch of the S2 platform that exclusively powers the new Sonos Arc, Five, ...
07:35 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge The Overwatch Leagues troubles continue as top team drops entire roster
Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Blizzard Entertainment Heading into 2020, the Overwatch League’s Vancouver Titans were heavy favorites to avenge their 2019 grand finals loss —...
07:04 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Google Authenticators first Android update in years lets you move your account between devices
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Authenticator, the company’s code-based authentication app, has received its first update in three years, updating the app’s interface ...
05:54 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Fortniteis now one of the biggest games ever with 350 million players
Image: Epic Games Epic’s Fortnite has more than 350 million registered players, the game developer announced on Wednesday. That makes the free-to-play battle royale game one of the mos...
05:16 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Spotify is testing video podcasts with two YouTube stars
Photo by Ashley Carman / The Verge Spotify is now testing video podcasts in its app, starting with two YouTube stars: Zane Hijazi and Heath Hussar, hosts of Zane and Heath: Unfiltered. T...
05:00 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Facebooks oversight board will include a former prime minister and Nobel Prize winner
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday, Facebook’s oversight board announced the names of its first 20 members, who will independently oversee moderation disputes on the ...
05:00 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Twitchs channel pages get a new look
Twitch is getting a new look — sort of. Starting today you’ll see the site’s channel pages slip into something more comfortable, to borrow a phrase; streamers will now have way more ...
04:52 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Androids real-time captioning could be coming to Chrome
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Android’s real-time captioning feature, Live Caption, could be coming to Google’s Chrome browser on computers and to Chrome OS, as spotted by ...
04:40 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge These 1,000-piece jigsaws are a game, a story, and a puzzle all in one
Image: Boya Sun / Magic Puzzle Company There’s nothing new about 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzles, so when a jigsaw puzzle goes on Kickstarter, creators have to think outside of the box. Now...
04:18 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge The hand-painted beauty of indie game Dordogne
A watercolor adventure launching next year on PC and Switch Continue reading… ...
03:47 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Tom Cruise will work with NASA on first movie filmed in space, NASA says
Image: NASA NASA is working with Tom Cruise to film the first movie shot in space, according to NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine. The details of the project aren’t clear, but Bridens...
03:38 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Save on Rings Peephole Cam, a shower-friendly Bluetooth speaker, and more
Ring Today’s best deals are, as usual, a mix of returning favorites and some new ones that we’ve picked up along the way. While we featured some big-ticket items yesterday, today’s...
03:26 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Facebooks new Discover app provides free data in developing countries
Photo: Facebook Facebook is testing a new app to expand internet access in developing countries. The app, called Discover, provides users with a balance of free browsing data provided by...
03:14 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Its Wednesday: heres a bear in a tub
The Oregon Zoo shared a video of one of its bears taking a dip in a tub. | Oregon Zoo The animals at the Oregon Zoo, like many of us, are taking life during coronavirus-induced lockdown ...
02:30 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge New bill would put $5 billion toward fighting online child abuse
Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Lawmakers have introduced a multibillion-dollar plan to fight child sexual abuse, particularly on the internet. The Invest in Child Safety Act would ...
02:12 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Astronomers say theyve found the closest black hole to Earth
ESO/L. Calçada Astronomers have discovered what they think is a new black hole, and if they’re right, it’s not that far away from Earth. At a mere 1,000 light-years away, the small ...
02:10 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge The Last of Us Part II story trailer teases a brutal and emotional journey
Naughty Dog’s new trailer for The Last of Us Part II, the sequel to its much loved 2013 game, does not bode well for Ellie. Released today, the trailer teases a bloody journey filled wit...
02:07 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Another report says Google will switch to Android TV for its next streaming device
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Back in March, 9to5Google reported that Google’s next streaming device will run Android TV and thus offer a more traditional user experience that...
01:51 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Volvo bucks the industry, will sell LIDAR-equipped self-driving cars to customers by 2022
Volvo says Luminar’s LIDAR will be “seamlessly integrated” into its vehicles. | Photo: Volvo Most new cars sold today include a bevy of sensors such as cameras and radar to help p...
01:47 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Android 11s public beta to launch with June 3rd live stream
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google will announce the first public beta for Android 11 in a live stream at 11AM ET on June 3rd, according to a promotional video spotted by And...
01:38 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Uber lays off 14 percent of its workforce in COVID-19-related cost-cutting
Photo by Philip Cheung for The Verge Uber will lay off 3,700 full-time employees, or around 14 percent of its global workforce, the company said in filings with the US Securities and Exc...
01:30 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Ring improves $99.99 entry-level doorbell, adds solar charger
Ring’s $99.99 Video Doorbell with new $49 solar charger. | Image: Ring Ring is relaunching its original Video Doorbell, first introduced in 2014, with features found in its more expens...
01:15 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge How the Surface Go 2 compares to other low-cost tablets
Image: Microsoft Microsoft has announced the Surface Go 2, an upgrade to 2018’s Surface Go, and this new version packs a lot of new features, including a larger 10.5-inch display, a ca...
01:15 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge How the Surface Book 3 compares to the new MacBook Pro and other top laptops
Image: Microsoft Microsoft’s new Surface Book 3 is here, with an update that keeps the design largely the same as the previous model but overhauls the internal specs up to the top stan...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Microsoft announces Surface Headphones 2 with improved battery life
Image: Microsoft Microsoft’s second-generation Surface Headphones were announced today alongside the new Surface Book 3 and Surface Go — and these come in black. Like the original mo...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Loon partners with AT&T to ready internet balloons for disasters globally
Image: Loon Loon, a division of Alphabet focused on providing internet access using floating balloons, has partnered with AT&T to help provide internet more quickly to disaster-stric...
11:55 am - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Samsung heir offers rare apology, wont pass company control to children
Jay Y. Lee bowing in apology on May 6, 2020. | Photo by KIM HONG-JI/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The heir-apparent to the Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, has apologized for his role in a success...
11:52 am - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Microsoft offers $100,000 to hack its custom Linux OS
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is offering hackers up to $100,000 if they can break the security of the company’s custom Linux OS. The software giant built a compact...
11:30 am - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Huaweis new FreeBuds 3i take plenty of inspiration from Apple
Image: Huawei Huawei’s latest pair of earbuds are the FreeBuds 3i. Like their predecessor, the FreeBuds 3, they’re truly wireless, offer noise-cancellation, and bear more than a pass...
11:13 am - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge The worlds biggest PC games are fighting a new surge of cheaters and hackers
The battle is on to tackle an increase in cheaters Continue reading… ...
10:15 am - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge HyperX and Ducky collaborated on a limited edition version of the One 2 Mini keyboard
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge HyperX teamed up with popular mechanical keyboard maker Ducky to make a new limited edition colorway of its compact, 60 percent-sized Ducky One 2 Mi...
10:00 am - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Joe Bidens digital campaign hasnt quite come into focus
Photo by CBS via Getty Images The biggest story of today is the creeping sense that April was in many ways another lost month in the COVID-19 response, with the average number of new cas...
08:01 am - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Twitter tests a cleaner interface for threaded conversations
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is showing some iOS and web users a new interface to make it easier to follow threaded conversations, the company has announced. A gif pub...
12:19 am - Wed, May 6, 2020
The Verge Googles Stadia controller will finally work wirelessly with computers starting this week
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google’s Stadia Controller will finally work wirelessly with laptops and desktops starting this week, the company announced today (via Engad...
11:44 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Spotify CEO expects Apple will open up even more in the future
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify CEO Daniel Ek said he expects longtime rival Apple will “open up” iOS and its platforms more in the future as a result of contention w...
11:20 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Leak reveals new Sonos soundbar could be called the Arc and have up-firing speakers
Image: Roland Quandt Sonos may be close to releasing a new soundbar called the Arc, as apparent marketing images of the device have been shared on Twitter by leaker and WinFuture writer ...
10:35 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge The Blacklists season finale will be partially animated as teams work to finish from home
NBC’s The Blacklist is another show whose producers and writers are finding intuitive ways to end the season while on-set production has come to a halt amid the coronavirus pandemic. The...
10:22 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Lyfts Wait and Save rides offer a cheaper fare for essential trips
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If your region is under stay-at-home guidelines, it’s best to avoid using ride-share apps like Uber and Lyft. But not everyone has that option. ...
09:57 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Leaked videos show Lenovos first gaming smartphone
Image: XDA Developers Lenovo’s first gaming phone, the Lenovo Legion, has leaked in a series of promotional videos showing off the device. A “trusted” anonymous source provided the...
09:40 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Slack is testing a major redesign of its Android app with new navigation bar
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge :Slack’s mobile apps have always valiantly tried to replicate the desktop and web experience with a single home screen and a reliance on swi...
09:26 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Tom Cruise will work with NASA on first movie filmed in space, NASA says
Image: NASA NASA is working with Tom Cruise to film the first movie shot in space, according to NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine. The details of the project aren’t clear, but Bridens...
08:49 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Virgin Galactic lost $60 million in first quarter, announces new NASA partnership for supersonic tech
Space tourism venture Virgin Galactic lost $60 million in the first quarter of 2020, down from the $73 million net loss it suffered at the end of last year, according to the company’s ea...
08:47 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Tinder will launch in-app video chats later this year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tinder is going to launch its own in-app, one-on-one video chats later this year. Match Group, the brand’s parent company, announced the feature...
08:24 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Streaming remains lone bright spot as Disney prepares for an unprecedented fight
Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Disney was at the top of the world at the end of 2019: a record-breaking year at the box office, the launch of Disney Plus, and a releas...
07:54 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Airbnb laying off 25 percent of its staff
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Airbnb is laying off around a quarter of its employees today, or about 1,900 people. The company has been struggling over the last couple mont...
07:48 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Breaking: an Amazon warehouse worker in New York has died of COVID-19
A worker at Amazon’s Staten Island, New York, fulfillment center has died of COVID-19, the company confirmed. Workers at the facility, called JFK8, have been calling for greater safety p...
07:48 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge An Amazon warehouse worker in New York has died of COVID-19
A worker at Amazon’s Staten Island, New York, fulfillment center has died of COVID-19, the company confirmed. Workers at the facility, called JFK8, have been calling for greater safety p...
07:33 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Tom Cruise will work with NASA on first movie filmed in space, NASA says
NASA NASA is working with Tom Cruise to film the first movie shot in space, according to NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine. The details of the project aren’t clear, but Bridenstine sa...
07:04 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Facebook removes QAnon fringe conspiracy groups ahead of 2020 election
Facebook removed a small cluster of groups and pages promoting the QAnon conspiracy in April, calling it part of a “coordinated inauthentic behavior” campaign around the 2020 US electi...
06:55 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge California sues Uber and Lyft over alleged driver misclassification
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images California’s attorney general and a group of city attorneys sued Uber and Lyft Tuesday, alleging that the companies misclassified drivers as indep...
06:52 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Forza Street, Microsofts free-to-play racing game, is out now for iOS and Android
Image: Microsoft Microsoft’s Forza Street, a free-to-play racing title from Forza creator Turn 10 Studios, is available now for iOS and Android after launching for Windows 10 last year...
06:45 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Halo 2: Anniversary arrives on PC May 12th
Image: Microsoft Microsoft is bringing Halo 2: Anniversary to Windows 10 PCs on May 12th, as part of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection, the company announced today. Halo 2: Anniversa...
06:37 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Without Apple and Google, the UKs contact-tracing app is in trouble
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Countries around the world are scrambling to create contact-tracing apps that will help track the spread of COVID-19. But a beta app launched by t...
06:16 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Twitter tests a warning message that tells users to rethink offensive replies
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Twitter is experimenting with a new moderation tool that will warn users before they post replies that contain what the company says is “har...
06:16 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge A majority of coronavirus deaths in the US were in disproportionately black counties
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Half of all COVID-19 cases and nearly 60 percent of deaths due to the disease in the US occurred in counties that are disproportionately back, acc...
05:54 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge ESPN to air live NBA 2K League games
Image: 2K Games ESPN will air live NBA 2K League matches on ESPN2 on three Tuesdays in May, the sports network announced today. It’s the first time that the NBA 2K League, which is ope...
05:49 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge China launches new experimental crew spacecraft, testing out its deep-space ambitions
The Long March 5B lifting off from Wenchang on May 5th. | Photo by STR / AFP via Getty Images Early this morning, China launched a pivotal new rocket, carrying a prototype deep-space spa...
04:52 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Wunderlist founder announces a new productivity app called Superlist
Wunderlist Chrome Christian Reber, founder of the beloved productivity application Wunderlist, announced today that he’s got a new company called Superlist in the works. Its goal, as s...
04:39 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann is suing SoftBank over failed $3 billion stock deal
Photo by Kelly Sullivan / Getty Images for the WeWork Creator Awards WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann is suing investor SoftBank for scrapping a $3 billion stock buyout agreement. The New ...
04:36 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Netflix miniseries Hollywood isnt the inspiration it thinks it is
Image: Netflix There’s a scene in the trailer for The Greatest Showman, a musical about the life of P.T. Barnum, where Hugh Jackman grins at Zach Efron for saying he does not know what...
04:29 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge YouTube and Facebook are competing for the most star-packed commencement, with Oprah, the Obamas, and more
Photo by Martin Sylvest / Ritzau Scanpix / AFP via Getty Images YouTube is hosting an online graduation event to give seniors whose ceremonies have been canceled something to tune into. ...
04:08 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Apples online-only WWDC starts on June 22nd
Image: Apple Apple announced today that its online-only Worldwide Developers Conference will take place starting June 22nd. The company said back in March that WWDC, which is typically a...
04:00 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Google Podcasts will give podcasters more data about their listeners
Google Podcasts Google Podcasts is going to give podcasters a better idea of how their episodes perform. The Google Podcasts Manager tool will provide more data on listeners, potentially...
03:35 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Eight great sites that offer online classes
If you’ve already streamed your favorite series for the third time, and you’ve hit a wall with your latest game, what should you do while you’re sheltering at home? Well, maybe pick ...
03:34 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Bang & Olufsens excellent H9i headphones are cheaper than ever at Amazon
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Today’s best deals include all sorts of tech at different price ranges, including noise-canceling headphones, e-readers, gaming laptops, and even a 4...
03:30 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge The many ways video game development impacts the climate crisis
Civilization VI: Gathering Storm. As environmental breakdown intensifies, the games industry needs to ask itself tough questions Continue reading… ...
03:16 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge The Supreme Court live-streamed its first phone hearing,and (almost) everything worked
Photo Illustration by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Yesterday morning, the Supreme Court heard its first remote oral argument and streamed the event live online for the first time. The case ...
03:00 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Epic adds PS5 and Xbox Series X support to Unreal Engine
Image: Epic Games Epic Games’ Unreal Engine game development platform now supports Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Sony’s PlayStation 5, Epic announced today. The support comes as pa...
02:05 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge How the space industry is weathering the coronavirus pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a sledgehammer to the economy — and the space industry is no exception. While some major space companies are still in operation, considered essential by t...
02:00 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge The Zens Liberty is the AirPower wireless charger that Apple couldnt make
Zens Liberty wireless charger review Continue reading… ...
01:51 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Daniel Radcliffe and other stars are reading chapters of the first Harry Potter book on video with the audio available on Spotify
Spotify The first Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, is becoming even easier to access. Various celebrities, including Daniel Radcliffe, Stephen Fry, and Eddi...
01:40 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Space Force trailer finds Steve Carell leading the charge to colonize space
Aaron Epstein/Netflix What if Michael Scott from The Office was given a team of scientists and astronauts and free rein to develop a program that would give the United States complete do...
01:32 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Microsoft reveals Xbox Series X boot screen, confirms July event for Halo Infinite and more
Microsoft is revealing the Xbox Series X boot screen animation today and is promising to focus on first-party Xbox Game Studios games during a July event. In a teaser video for Thursday, M...
01:04 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Facebook reportedly working on a smaller, lighter version of its standalone Quest VR headset
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook is reportedly developing a second-generation version of its standalone Oculus Quest headset, with the successor potentially set to be...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Vizio conquered the smart TV; now it wants to put Atmos in your living room
Vizio’s Elevate Dolby Atmos soundbar | Image: Vizio Vizio’s next big plan is to put a high-end soundbar in every home Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Amazons Crucible is a free-to-play multiplayer game launching May 20th
Image: Amazon Game Studios / Relentless Crucible, a new free-to-play PC game from Amazon’s original game development arm, is launching later this month, the e-commerce giant announced ...
12:00 pm - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge The Verges Graduation Gift Guide 2020
Everything you’ll need and want when you leave one school and start another Continue reading… ...
11:30 am - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Microsoft shifts Windows 10X towards more of a Chrome OS competitor
Microsoft confirmed yesterday that it’s reprioritizing its Windows 10X development to focus on regular single-screen devices. The Windows variant was originally intended to run on new du...
11:13 am - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Sonos Play:5 successor and new Sonos Sub appear in alleged leaked images
The successor to the Sonos Play:5 will reported by called the Sonos Five (2020). | Image: Roland Quandt Images of what appear to be a new Sonos speaker and subwoofer have leaked online, ...
10:20 am - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Nest is rolling out mandatory two-factor authentication starting this month
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Nest will start enabling two-factor authentication by default for its accounts in May, the company has announced. When a user tries to log in using thei...
10:00 am - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge An Amazon VPs resignation has cast a spotlight on the companys working conditions
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In the latest instance of unrest at the company, several thousand Amazon workers walked off the job Friday. The occasion was International Workers...
09:16 am - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge The fight over Donkey Kongs former world record is going to court
Billy Mitchell (left) is taking Twin Galaxies to court after it stripped him of his record. | Photo by David Greedy/Getty Images Billy Mitchell, who rose to fame hunting high-scores in c...
01:02 am - Tue, May 5, 2020
The Verge Tumblr will now remove all reblogs of posts that violate its hate speech policy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tumblr on Monday announced an update to its hate speech policy, announcing on its blog that it would start cutting down on the reach of posts cons...
09:32 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Samsungs QLED-display Galaxy Book laptops are now available
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Samsung’s new Galaxy Book laptops are now available for purchase in the United States. All three laptops — the Galaxy Book Flex, Flex Alpha, an...
09:26 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Verizons version of the OnePlus 8 wont work with cases for other models of the phone
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Verizon has its own exclusive version of the OnePlus 8, the “OnePlus 8 5G UW,” designed specifically for its network with additional mmWave radio fe...
08:45 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Apples most affordable iPad is even cheaper at Best Buy and Amazon
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s seventh-generation iPad with 32GB of storage is $80 off at a couple of retailers, including Best Buy and Amazon. This price drop puts it at $2...
08:21 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Waterfront parks could rob tsunamis of their power
A newly built concrete seawall in Kesennuma, Japan, one of the towns hit by the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. Researchers think that parks may offer an alternative to walls like this....
07:25 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Nicolas Cage is playing Joe Exotic in a new Tiger King TV show, of course
Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images In a move that seems utterly obvious as soon as it was announced, Nicholas Cage will be playing the eccentric zookeeper Joe Exotic in a new TV series, vi...
07:24 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge The saga of Apples bad butterfly MacBook keyboards is finally over
With today’s announcement of a new 13-inch MacBook Pro, Apple has finally stopped trying to fix one of the most controversial and problematic hardware designs in its history: the butterf...
06:54 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Former Oculus exclusive Vader Immortal is heading to PlayStation VR this summer
Image: ILMxLAB Vader Immortal — the formerly Oculus-exclusive VR Star Wars experience from ILMxLAB — is coming to PlayStation VR this summer. The three episodes of the series are set...
06:52 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Intel acquires transit data startup Moovit for $900 million
Intel moved deeper into the world of smart mobility and autonomous driving by announcing Monday its plan to acquire Israel-based urban transit data startup Moovit for $900 million. Moovit...
06:48 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge How to record video meetings on Zoom, Google Meet, and Skype
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge People are doing a lot more video conferencing now that they’re stuck at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These sessions can be a great way to stay...
04:44 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Taika Waititi will direct and co-write a new Star Wars movie
Photo by Toni Anne Barson / WireImage Taika Waititi will direct and co-write a new Star Wars movie for theatrical release, Disney announced today. It won’t be Waititi’s first brush w...
04:42 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge PewDiePie signs exclusive live-streaming deal with YouTube
PewDiePie/YouTube Felix Kjellberg, the YouTuber better known as PewDiePie, has signed an exclusive live-streaming deal with YouTube. The move comes almost exactly one year after Kjellber...
04:36 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Google Meet starts rolling out in Gmail, continuing Googles quest to unseat Zoom
Meet, in Gmail Google has wasted no time integrating its Meet videoconferencing into Gmail, with some users already seeing a link to launch Meet in the left sidebar of the Gmail interfac...
04:22 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge NYC will use powerful ultraviolet lamps to kill the coronavirus on subways and buses
Photo by Jose Perez / Bauer-Griffin / GC Images New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which is dealing with record-low ridership on subways and buses, is trying to she...
04:15 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Apple and Google show what their exposure notification system could look like
Today, Apple and Google shared more information on their automatic exposure notification system, including sample interface designs for potential apps and restrictions on how the system wi...
04:05 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Microsoft confirms Windows 10X is coming to laptops amid big jump in Windows usage
Windows 10X running on the Surface Neo. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft is confirming today that it’s planning to refocus Windows 10X on single-screen devices. ...
04:01 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Star Wars films and video games are up to 50 percent off today
Lucasfilm It’s May 4th, which means that there are plenty of Star Wars-themed deals out there today. We’ve settled on covering just a few discounts on acclaimed video games and movie...
03:45 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Google Drive adds Face ID and Touch ID protection on iPhone and iPad
Google today rolled out the new Privacy Screen feature for Google Drive on iOS and iPadOS, which allows you to require Face ID or Touch ID authentication whenever anyone tries to open the ...
03:22 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Copy and paste the real world with your phone using augmented reality
Apart from burning through VC money and educating the public on how frighteningly large emperor penguins are, what is augmented reality actually good for? Here’s one answer: real-life co...
03:08 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Carnival will start cruises again on August 1st
Photo by Sam Greenwood / Getty Images Carnival has announced that it will resume some of its cruises on August 1st. Trips will resume on eight ships leaving from Miami and Port Canaveral...
02:27 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Go read this report on what Eric Schmidts been up to since he left Google
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images Eric Schmidt, who was Google’s CEO between 2001 and 2011 and served on its board until last year, has reinvented himself as a technology adviser and inv...
02:19 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Amazon VP quits over whistleblower firings in scathing blog post
Tim Bray, a senior engineer and vice president at Amazon Web Services, has quit his job because he was “dismayed” that the company fired whistleblowers who were trying to draw attentio...
02:00 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge SoundCloud is launching a slate of weekly Twitch shows
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge SoundCloud is joining Twitch. The popular music streaming service is set to launch a slate of original live programming on Wednesday, May 6th,...
01:51 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Heres how Apples new 13-inch MacBook Pro stacks up against the competition
Image: Apple Apple announced a new version of its popular 13-inch MacBook Pro, replacing the much-maligned butterfly switch keyboard with its new “Magic Keyboard” that’s used on th...
01:26 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Candidates cant campaign, so theyre trying to go viral
Down-ballot candidates are starting to look a lot like influencers Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Samsungs midrange Galaxy A51 is now available unlocked
Image: Samsung Samsung’s Galaxy A51 is now available as an unlocked device in the US following its release via Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, and Xfinity Mobile. The unlocked 4G handset ca...
12:33 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge Apple announces new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard
Image: Apple Sooner than expected, Apple has announced a new 13-inch MacBook Pro with a Magic Keyboard. It features optional Intel 10th Gen processors and starts at $1,299. In one sense,...
12:00 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge The new HP Omen 27i has lights that help you easily access its ports
HP There isn’t much about the new HP Omen 27i that I haven’t seen before in a gaming monitor, but it’s packed full of specs that HP hasn’t offered until now. The 27-inch QHD (256...
12:00 pm - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge HPs new Omen gaming desktops get a glow up
HP’s new Omen 25L (left) and the 30L | HP HP has debuted a fresh lineup of Omen desktops, the 25L and 30L, with improved specs and a clean new design that ditches the edgy gamer aesthe...
10:54 am - Mon, May 4, 2020
The Verge This brilliant data visualization explains Jeff Bezos staggering wealth one pixel at a time
It’s hard to understand just how much money the top 0.001 percent own, but this data visualization helps. Jeff Bezos is rich. This much we know to be true. But exactly how rich he is,...
10:06 pm - Sun, May 3, 2020
The Verge Activist investor hedge fund reportedly financing Eko lawsuit against Quibi over Turnstyle feature
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. is financing Eko’s patent lawsuit against streaming service Quibi, The Wall Street Journal reports. Eko’s ...
04:43 pm - Sun, May 3, 2020
The Verge Uber plans to require its drivers and passengers in the US to wear face coverings
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber is planning to implement a new policy in the coming weeks requiring drivers and riders in the US and certain other countries to wear face mas...
02:14 pm - Sun, May 3, 2020
The Verge The murder hornet is the 2020 B-plot you probably didnt see coming
Its nickname is ‘murder hornet’ | Washington State Department of Agriculture As The Verge’s weekend editor, I endeavor to find a good mix of stories for our Saturday and Sunday sit...
11:00 pm - Sat, May 2, 2020
The Verge Thirsty koalas lick trees
Echidna Walkabout and Koala Clancy Foundation Koalas lick tree trunks to quench their thirst when it rains, scientists just learned. It upends what biologists long thought abou...
09:46 pm - Sat, May 2, 2020
The Verge McConnell, Pelosi decline Trump administration offer of rapid coronavirus tests for Congress
US Capitol In a joint statement on Saturday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) declined President Trump’s offer to provide rapid coron...
05:09 pm - Sat, May 2, 2020
The Verge Sonos may finally be releasing a new Playbar
Dave Zatz/Zatz Not Funny The Sonos Playbar may finally, at long last, be getting an upgrade, according to an image discovered by Dave Zatz over at Zatz Not Funny. The renders don’t sho...
03:56 pm - Sat, May 2, 2020
The Verge Disney to donate $1 million from sales of its character-themed face masks to charity
Disney Disney is selling non-medical face masks in the US featuring characters from across its multiverse, including Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars, the company announced. Disney will dona...
01:38 pm - Sat, May 2, 2020
The Verge Kickstarter union reaches agreement with management for laid-off workers
The union for Kickstarter employees reached an agreement with management on Friday which provides protections for laid-off workers, the union said in a press release. The crowdfunding comp...
01:09 pm - Sat, May 2, 2020
The Verge Fortnite hosted a Diplo concert in its new party mode
Image: Epic Games Fortnite’s new no-guns “party royale” mode just launched on Wednesday, and the new map played host to its first live concert Friday evening. DJ and producer Diplo...
01:00 pm - Sat, May 2, 2020
The Verge 7 new trailers you should watch this week
Photo: HBO I finally caught up on the Amazon series Undone, which I’ve been wanting to watch since getting a glimpse of its wonderful rotoscoped style. I think I complained in one of t...
12:45 am - Sat, May 2, 2020
The Verge Boosted was developing two bikes and a super-powered electric skateboard
Image: Sam Sheffer Sam Sheffer, a tech YouTuber and former staffer at The Verge, posted a video on Friday revealing some unreleased products from the now-defunct electric skateboard star...
12:43 am - Sat, May 2, 2020
The Verge Fortnite is hosting a Diplo concert in its new party mode
Image: Epic Games Fortnite’s new no-guns “party royale” mode just launched on Wednesday, and the new map will play host to its first live concert tonight at 9PM ET. DJ and producer...
10:38 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge WasElons Tesla Twitter meltdown illegal? An investigation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An emergency edition of This Week in Elon Continue reading… ...
09:15 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Congress is investigating cruise ship company Carnival over COVID-19 outbreaks
Photo by Daniel Slim/AFP via Getty Images Congress has opened a probe into Carnival Corporation, the operator of the Princess Cruises line of cruise ships, over its handling of COVID-19 ...
08:37 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge EVO 2020 will be an online-only event due to the pandemic
Image: EVO The annual Evolution Championship Series (EVO) fighting game tournament will be held as an online event this summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event’s organizers anno...
08:15 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Mindy Kalings new teen sitcom Never Have I Ever is an empathetic exploration of grief
If you told everyone exactly how high school would play out, odds are many would opt the hell out. High school in America is a bizarre and unkind time, a collective coming-of-age story tha...
07:56 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge FDA authorizes experimental drug remdesivir for emergency use in COVID-19 patients
Photo by Doug Mills/The New York Times/Pool/Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration just authorized the emergency use of remdesivir, an experimental anti-viral drug, to treat COVID...
07:53 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Elon Musk lied about the EPAs Tesla Model S test, agency claims
The Environmental Protection Agency denied Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s claim that the agency made a mistake in its test of the Model S sedan, which resulted in a lower range than Musk thought ...
07:49 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge How to use your DSLR or mirrorless camera as a webcam
A Fujifilm X-H1 mirrorless camera used as a webcam. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge If you’ve been working from home for the past few weeks, you’ve probably had to join more than ...
07:21 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Steam ends Mac support for SteamVR
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Steam will no longer support SteamVR on macOS. RIP! It is the end of a very short era. Steam introduced SteamVR for Apple computers way back in th...
06:08 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Senators plan for reining in contact tracing apps doesnt make a lot of sense
Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images A group of Senate Republicans is planning to introduce a privacy bill that would regulate the data collected by coronavirus contact t...
05:55 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Zoom in style in a sci-fi ship decimating coronavirus particles
The Verge art team in group flight. It’s been more than a few weeks now that many of us have been forced to use Zoom for communication. In that time, really creative backgrounds for Zo...
05:41 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Automatic Labs shuts down its vehicle-tracking service, citing the COVID-19 pandemic
Automatic has announced that it’ll be abruptly shutting down on May 28th because “the COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted our business.” As such, the company is discontinuing it...
05:25 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Slack CEO: Microsoft Teams is not a competitor to Slack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield thinks Microsoft Teams isn’t a competitor to Slack. Questioned on the ongoing battle between Slack and Microsoft T...
05:21 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Vergecast: the new CEOs of Americas mobile carriers, and Big Techs quarterly earnings
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales It’s earnings season and The Verge has been paying close attention to the impact of COVID-19 on the tech world. This week on The Vergecast, co-hosts Nil...
04:30 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Honda is making financial service workers go into the office during the pandemic
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Automakers are letting hundreds of thousands of customers around the country defer loan and lease payments during the pandemic, offering a small b...
04:24 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Elon Musk says Teslas stock price is too high, and now it has fallen
Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted Friday that Tesla’s stock price is “too high imo,” and the stock fell immediately after. Tesla’s stock is down more than 10 percent. Last year, Musk mad...
04:00 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Samsungs mid-range Galaxy A51 launches on AT&T and Xfinity Mobile
Image: Samsung AT&T and Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile are bringing Samsung’s $399 Galaxy A51 to their networks this month. The phone, which is the successor to the incredibly popular ...
03:50 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Jeff Bezos is being called to testify before Congress over misleading statements from Amazon
Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images The House Judiciary Committee called on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Friday to testify before the body after Democratic leader accused company official...
03:46 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, and Webex collect more personal data than you think
Consumer Reports has analyzed the privacy policies of Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, and Webex and discovered that they may be collecting more data than you realize. To be clear: Consumer R...
03:46 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, and WebEx are collecting more customer data than they appear to be
Consumer Reports has analyzed the privacy policies of Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, and WebEx and discovered that they may be collecting more data than many people realize. To be clear: Co...
03:25 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge HBO Max is $3 cheaper thanks to limited-time pre-order offer
Switching from HBO Now to HBO Max is a decision that incoming AT&T CEO John Stankey once said will be an “IQ test.” Now, AT&T and WarnerMedia are trying to make that upgrade ev...
03:24 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge The best alternatives to Zoom for videoconferencing
Photo by Alain Pitton/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Zoom videoconferencing app has become a highly popular means of keeping in touch for a world increasingly in isolation during the coro...
03:20 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Netflix and ESPN team up with Spotify to curate podcasts around their Michael Jordan documentary
Spotify ESPN and Netflix are looking to Spotify for ancillary content to complement their newest docuseries about former Chicago Bulls player Michael Jordan. The Last Dance tells the sto...
03:00 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Summer Game Fest, a new digital celebration, promises months of gaming news and events
Summer Game Fest, a new “industry-wide celebration of video games” that will span from May through August, was announced today. It will bring “breaking news, in-game events, and free...
02:31 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge The Apple Watch Series 5 is $100 off its original price at Best Buy
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Best Buy is hosting the best deal we’ve seen on the Apple Watch Series 5, and the savings extend across the entire lineup. The 40mm GPS version is the...
02:00 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge DJI Mavic Air 2review: great photos without the Pro price
DJI’s latest midrange drone has a better camera, improved connectivity, and longer flight time Continue reading… ...
01:43 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Workers from Amazon, Instacart, and others are calling in sick to protest poor virus protections
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On May 1st, workers from Amazon, Whole Foods, Instacart, FedEx, Target, and Walmart joined together in a series of work stoppages to protest condi...
12:36 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Businesses are hinting at 5G rollout delays
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Mobile carriers, network suppliers, and analysts are warning that the rollout of 5G networks could be delayed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic...
12:00 pm - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge The Verges Mothers Day Gift Guide 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / Grayson Blackmon Trying to decide on a gift for a parent or significant other can be difficult even during the best of times. So with the help of The Ve...
11:47 am - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Xbox Series X still set to launch on schedule, but games could be delayed
Microsoft’s Xbox chief, Phil Spencer, says the company’s next-gen Xbox Series X console is still on schedule for later this year, but game production is a little more of an unknown. In...
03:28 am - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge ICANN votes down controversial .org sale proposal
Photo by MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images The organization that oversees internet domain names has rejected a proposal to transfer management of the .org top-level domain from a nonprof...
02:48 am - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Coronavirus causes worst smartphone market contraction in history
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge The coronavirus pandemic has caused the smartphone market to suffer its fastest ever first-quarter year-on-year decline, according to new data from ana...
12:21 am - Fri, May 1, 2020
The Verge Walmart launches two-hour delivery service for groceries, electronics, and more
Walmart store Walmart is launching a new delivery service, called Express Delivery, that will get purchased items to a customers’ home in less than two hours, the company announced on ...
11:31 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Valve indefinitely delays Dota 2s The International 2020
Photo by Hu Chengwei/Getty Images One of the biggest esports events in the world has been indefinitely delayed amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Developer Valve announced on Thursday that...
10:31 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge How a team of NASA engineers developed a ventilator for COVID-19 patients in just a month
Some of the JPL team posing with the VITAL ventilator. | Image: NASA From spacecraft to medical craft Continue reading… ...
10:18 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Apple says a few US retail stores could reopen in May
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple expects to start reopening more of its stores in May, after shutting down locations outside of China due to the coronavirus pandemic. St...
09:41 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Disneys animated Hercules is getting a live-action reboot produced by the Russo brothers
Disney’s live-action remakes are on a roll, and news of yet another project broke today: a version of the 1997 Hercules movie, produced (but not directed) by Joe and Anthony Russo of Mar...
09:33 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Build goes free, virtual, and more developer-focused for 2020
Microsoft is opening up free registrations for its Build 2020 developer event. It’s typically one of Microsoft’s biggest events of the year, but the software maker is doing things diff...
09:30 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Reddit removes chat room feature after one day due to site-wide bug
Remember how Reddit announced just yesterday that it was introducing built-in subreddit chat rooms? Yeah, never mind on that. Alex Le, Reddit’s vice president of product and community, ...
09:09 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Amazon says itll spend $4 billion or more dealing with COVID-19
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon expects to spend $4 billion or more — the predicted operating profit for the company’s entire coming quarter — just on COVID-19-relat...
09:08 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Assassins Creed Valhalla is a good sign for cross-gen gaming on Xbox One and Xbox Series X
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla — the new viking-based iteration of the popular franchise — will support Microsoft’s upcoming Smart Delivery program for cross-generation games between th...
09:00 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Rep. Adam Schiff pushes YouTube and Twitter on coronavirus misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) sent a letter today to Google, YouTube, and Twitter urging the platforms to explicitly notify users when they’ve engaged...
08:50 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Apples services business hits all-time record and helps lessen coronavirus impact
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple today reported its second quarter earnings, which showed resilient growth for the company despite the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had o...
08:30 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge NASA picks SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Dynetics to create landers to take humans to the Moon
NASA has chosen SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Dynetics to design and build three lunar landing systems that can take humans to the surface of the Moon. The three companies will work on their de...
08:28 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge GDCs summer event will be digital only
illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge GDC Summer, an event scheduled after the conference’s cancellation in March, will take place as a fully digital event, organizers announced toda...
07:35 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge There wont be a Fortnite World Cup in 2020
Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images The Fortnite World Cup is the latest event to be canceled because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Today, Epic Games revealed the upcoming roadmap for c...
07:03 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Google Stadia now works on the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google’s Stadia now runs on the new OnePlus 8 series of smartphones, Google said today in a blog post. Google has slowly made more Android smartphones...
07:02 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Clean energy could get Americans back to work post-pandemic
Photo Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images If it gets a piece of the stimulus pie Continue reading… ...
06:38 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge OpenAI introduces Jukebox, a new AI model that generates genre-specific music with lyrics
Photo: OpenAI Artificial intelligence research laboratory OpenAI today debuted a new generative model that’s able to make music called Jukebox. It’s technologically impressive, even ...
06:28 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge NSYNC makes it official on Spotify and Apple Music: Its Gonna Be May
Today is April 30th, which means in the modern Gregorian calendar system — and in the immortal, misquoted words of NSYNC member Justin Timberlake — it’s gonna be May tomorrow. And to...
06:03 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Microsofts Surface Earbuds user manual hits the FCC, hinting the launch may be soon
Dan Seifert / The Verge Microsoft delayed its new Surface Earbuds from a 2019 release to spring 2020 in November, and although we’re still waiting to hear exactly when they’ll finall...
05:49 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Stream the first episodes of three Quibi original shows for free on YouTube
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Quibi has posted the first full episodes of three of its original series — Most Dangerous Game, The Stranger, and Dummy — to watch for free on...
05:24 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Party royale could fulfill Fortnites promise as a true social space
For a little while it seemed as if Fortnite had lost some of its luster. Following the impressive black hole event that kicked off a new chapter for the game last September, the pace of ch...
05:10 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge NYC will halt subway service overnight to disinfect trains
Photo by Erin Lefevre/NurPhoto via Getty Images The New York City subway, a 24/7 behemoth that rarely shuts down, is shutting down — but just at night. The Metropolitan Transportation...
04:20 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Lime lays off 13 percent of its employees
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Lime has laid off 13 percent of its workforce due to financial difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the scooter startup announced ...
04:19 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge You can save almost $400 on the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 Plus with 256GB of internal storage is $740 for readers of The Verge. We’ve teamed up with Daily Steals to bring ...
04:13 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Microsoft to demo Xbox Series X games on May 7th
Microsoft is planning to show off some Xbox Series X gameplay next month. The software maker will hold a special Inside Xbox stream on May 7th, with the focus squarely on games for the Xbo...
04:01 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Teams headphones now have a button to launch and control the chat app
Microsoft has a range of Microsoft Teams-certified headphones from its partners, and now, some are getting the ability to integrate more deeply into the chat app. A new button feature will...
03:51 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge This baby goat live stream is the mood-booster we need
Cries at desk. Every once in a while, I hear a cascade of “bleeeeats” from my laptop speakers. For the past several weeks, I’ve been leaving a live stream of goats running while I ...
03:23 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Comcast struggles as theme parks, movies, and sports suddenly disappear
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge With theme parks and movie theaters closed and major sports events canceled, there were few parts of Comcast’s business that didn’t feel the i...
03:23 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Streets of Rage 4 is retro in all the right ways
Video games get sequels all the time, but it rarely happens more than two decades after the original trilogy concluded — and it’s even rarer when that sequel is as faithful as Streets ...
02:57 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Coronavirus disrupts the world: updates on the pandemic
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Public health officials are working to limit the spread of the virus Continue reading… ...
02:56 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Oculus sales spiked in the lead-up to Half-Life: Alyx
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Despite pandemic-related hardware shortages, Facebook’s virtual reality business exploded at the start of 2020. The company revealed yesterd...
02:56 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Watch the first trailer for Assassins Creed Valhalla
Ubisoft is adding Vikings to its Assassin series. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, revealed yesterday, is adopting a Norse-inspired setting. The game’s first trailer offers a cinematic look ...
02:39 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge New Surface Headphones spotted with 20 hours of battery life and dial buttons
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Microsoft appears to be getting ready to launch Surface Headphones 2. A new Bluetooth SIG listing, spotted by 91 Mobiles, reveals an updated version of...
02:34 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Save $40 on SteelSeries Arctis 1 Wireless headset and much more at Best Buy
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Several PC components and gaming accessories are discounted today at Best Buy. Whether you are piecing together your next PC build or just wan...
02:27 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Its impossible to count everyone with COVID-19
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zack Moore, state epidemiologist in North Carolina, can’t say how many people in the state have COVID-19. He knows how many people test positive...
01:55 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Google announces changes to Chrome Web Store policies to help fight spammy extensions
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google’s Chrome Web Store is the biggest catalog of browser extensions around, but as with any successful chunk of the internet, more things on ...
01:22 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Intel says its new 10th Gen desktop lineup offers the worlds fastest gaming processor
Intel has rolled out its 10th Gen chips to almost all of its laptop lineup at this point, and now, it’s time for desktops to get a turn. The company has announced its latest Comet Lake-S...
01:00 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Motorolas Edge Plus is a contender, not a champion
When great just isn’t good enough Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Microsofts big Xbox Game Pass bet is starting to pay off
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft now has 10 million subscribers to its Xbox Game Pass service, the company confirmed during an investor call yesterday. It’s the first ...
12:18 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Sonos speakers can now play free audiobooks from your local library
You can now use your Sonos speaker to listen to free audiobooks from your local library, thanks to a new integration with OverDrive’s Libby app. After downloading the Libby app, you’ll...
12:01 pm - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Twitter is growing but hints at trouble ahead
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter usage spiked to 166 million daily users in the first quarter of 2020, as more people flocked to the site to keep up with news on the coron...
10:54 am - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Quibis email verification process reportedly sent data to multiple ad firms
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The process Quibi used to verify new users’ email addresses sent them to multiple third-party advertising and analytics companies including Goog...
10:00 am - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Americans are surprisingly open to letting their phones be used for coronavirus tracking
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Programming note: The Interface will be off on Thursday. Today Apple and Google released an initial version of the API that represents the first ...
10:00 am - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Facebooks new tool makes it easy to transfer photos and videos to Google Photos
Image: Facebook Facebook is rolling out a new tool today allowing users in the US and Canada to transfer their photos and videos to Google Photos. The tool can be accessed by heading to ...
09:54 am - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Raspberry Pi announces $50 12-megapixel camera with interchangeable lenses
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced a new camera board that should dramatically improve the photographic capabilities available to the popular DIY computer’s enthusiasts and hobbyi...
09:12 am - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge New DisplayPort spec enables 16K video over USB-C
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge DisplayPort Alt Mode 2.0 is a new standard from the Video Electronics Standards Association that allows USB 4 to offer all the bells and whist...
08:10 am - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Zoom admits it doesnt have 300 million users, corrects misleading claims
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom has admitted it doesn’t have 300 million daily active users. The admission came after The Verge noticed the company had quietly edited a bl...
06:17 am - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge Turn your Switch into a Neo Geo Pocket Color with SNK Gals Fighters
The Nintendo Switch may not have a proper Virtual Console, but it’s still a great system for classic games, and today sees one of its most unusual retro releases in a while. To celebrate...
12:22 am - Thu, April 30, 2020
The Verge US wireless carriers are delivering phone chargers to hospitals for COVID-19 patients
AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon have all partnered with iHeartMedia to deliver thousands of phone chargers to hospitals so that COVID-19 patients can charge their phones. The companies wil...