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04:12 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge The LG Wing gets a $999 price and October 15th release date on Verizon
Photo by Alix Diaconis / The Verge LG’s wild-looking Wing smartphone has gotten a US price and release date — it’ll cost $999 and be available October 15th, at least at Verizon, wi...
04:00 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Square launches QR codes that let you order from your table at a restaurant
A customer not using the QR code system. | Photo: Square Square is giving restaurants another way to operate through the pandemic: QR codes that customers can scan to pull up a menu, ord...
04:00 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge How to live stream the first 2020 presidential debate
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Tuesday, September 29th at 9PM ET, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will square off in the first presidential debate ...
03:56 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge A closer look at the Apple Watch Series 6 and how to review it
Vergecast co-host Dieter Bohn has been hosting a series of discussions diving deep into tech review season each Tuesday, with every episode focusing on a specific product announced this fa...
03:30 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Its past time for the Apple Watch to add Qi wireless charging
The Apple Watch Series 6 is officially out, with the latest entry to Apple’s smartwatch lineup adding new features like a blood oxygen sensor and a brighter display. But the company has ...
03:19 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Duracells new coin batteries have a bitter coating that makes them taste terrible
Duracell is trying to make its coin cell batteries a little less enticing to eat: the company is adding a new bitter coating to its 2032, 2025, and 2016 size lithium coin batteries, with t...
03:06 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Biden campaign slams Facebook for regression on false Trump claims
Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images Joe Biden’s campaign has denounced Facebook for allowing President Donald Trump to spread false information about voting, calling Facebook...
03:00 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge TikTok rolls out new in-app 2020 elections guide
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Tuesday, TikTok plans to launch an in-app guide to the 2020 US election as part of its ongoing efforts to protect the platform from misinformat...
03:00 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Spotifys first exclusive DC Comics podcast, Batman Unburied, explores Bruce Waynes psychology
Spotify Spotify announced the first podcast that’ll come out of its exclusive DC Comics deal today: a new show called Batman Unburied. The narrative podcast will explore the “darker ...
02:58 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge OnePlus CEO confirms we wont see a OnePlus 8T Pro this year
Don’t expect a follow-up to this year’s OnePlus 8 Pro (pictured). | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Don’t expect to see a OnePlus 8T Pro announced alongside the standard OnePlus ...
02:12 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge You can get big discounts on the new ball-shaped Amazon Echo and Echo Dot
Yesterday, Amazon announced that Prime Day 2020 is locked for October 13th and 14th. It’s usually in July, but the coronavirus pushed it back, now next-door neighbors to other shopping h...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Alienwares M15 R3 is improved, but the competition is better
Alienware’s thinnest gaming laptop comes up short Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Elon Musks Neuralink: whatsscienceand whats not
Elon Musk wants everyone to get brain surgery. Specifically, he wants everyone to get a brain implant — the brain-machine interface created by his company, Neuralink. He says it will be ...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge The crypto millionaire that acquired BitTorrentand waded into the trade war
When Chinese millionaire Justin Sun acquired BitTorrent, was he trying to skirt the trade war? Or fly right in the face of it, no matter the cost? Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Yales Smart Delivery Box doesnt yet solve the porch pirate problem
The Yale Smart Delivery Box Yale’s Smart Delivery Box, which was first announced at CES earlier this year, is now available for purchase. The box, which is designed to sit on your porc...
01:58 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge This Japanese rock video is an adorable tribute to Pokmons legacy
It’s no secret to anyone who knows me that if I think about Pokémon long enough, I will cry. So when The Pokémon Company debuted this new special music video called “Gotcha!,” whic...
01:52 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Xbox Game Pass is getting EA Play games on November 10th
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will get access to EA Play just in time for Microsoft’s next-gen console launch. EA Play is arriving on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on November 10th, the ...
01:24 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Playing 13 Sentinels on PS4 is like binge-watching an amazing, ambitious sci-fi drama
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim has all of the necessary elements for the most confusing science fiction story imaginable. There’s time travel, lost memories, prophetic dreams, android doppelgä...
01:14 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Pokmon Sword and Shield expansion, The Crown Tundra, launches October 22nd
The second Pokémon Sword and Shield expansion, The Crown Tundra, is coming to Nintendo Switch on October 22nd. Game Freak announced the news today during a Nintendo Direct. The Crown Tun...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge What to expect from Googles Pixel 5 event
Image: Google Fall hardware season is in full swing, and tomorrow, Google will be showing off some new products at its “Launch Night In” event. The company has already officially ann...
11:41 am - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Amazons $4.99-a-month personal shopper service is now available for men
A seven-day try-on period and free returns. | Image: Amazon Amazon is expanding its personal shopping service to cover men’s fashion. For $4.99 a month, Amazon Prime members can be se...
11:00 am - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Biden for Florida to activate thousands of volunteers for the debate
On Tuesday, Biden for President’s Florida Digital Organizing team will be activating thousands of supporters and volunteers ahead of the first presidential debate. The team will be hosti...
10:54 am - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge TCLs range of affordable Roku TV Ready soundbars start at $79
The Alto 9 Plus includes a dedicated subwoofer. | Image: TCL TCL has unveiled its latest Alto soundbars, which offer an affordable way of boosting a TV’s built-in sound. With the excep...
10:29 am - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Epics decision to bypass Apples App Store policies were dishonest, says US judge
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales A US judge hearing arguments in Epic’s antitrust lawsuit against Apple has criticized the game developer’s decision to breach its contract with the iP...
10:00 am - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge The worlds first foldable PC is now available to order from Lenovo
Lenovo Lenovo has announced a ThinkPad like no ThinkPad you’ve ever seen before: the ThinkPad X1 Fold. Think Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, but a 13-inch OLED laptop screen. It’s available...
10:00 am - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge How a fake Real Oversight Board is putting pressure on Facebook
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Today let’s talk about Facebook’s Oversight Board, the “real” Oversight Board, and what it means for the 2020 election. Last week I wrot...
09:09 am - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Running Stadia on iOS gets a lot easier with Stadium workaround
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A new browser app which you can download directly from the App Store provides a relatively simple way to play Google Stadia on iPhones and iPa...
09:00 am - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Polaris and Zero Motorcycles are teaming up to make electric off-road vehicles and snowmobiles
Xinhua/Zou Zheng via Getty Images Minnesota-based power sports outfit Polaris is teaming up with Zero Motorcycles to co-develop electric vehicles, including ATVs and snowmobiles. The two...
08:44 am - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Amazon One lets you pay with your palm
Amazon One reader. | Amazon Amazon is unveiling its own palm recognition technology today that will be used initially to turn your hand into a personal credit card inside the company’s...
07:55 am - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Xiaomis new India products include a speaker, a soap dispenser, and shoes
Xiaomi has announced a wide range of new products for India under the tagline “smarter living,” further pushing the devices in its ecosystem beyond smartphones. Some of them have alrea...
06:22 am - Tue, September 29, 2020
The Verge Adobe Lightroom is getting cinema-style color grading
Adobe is adding a new advanced color grading feature to Lightroom, Lightroom Classic, and Camera Raw, bringing a tool more commonly associated with video and cinema editing to its pro phot...
11:43 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Outlook, Office 365, Teams, and more are experiencing an outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Some Microsoft services, including Outlook, Office 365, and Microsoft Teams, are currently experiencing an outage, according to Microsoft’s Offi...
11:43 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Outlook, Office 365, Teams, and other services are back for most users following outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Some Microsoft services, including Outlook, Office 365, and Microsoft Teams, experienced a multi-hour outage on Monday, but they should be back fo...
11:35 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Google Meets noise cancelation feature is rolling out on iOS and Android
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is rolling out its impressive noise cancelation in Google Meet to Android and iOS, but unfortunately, it won’t be available to everybody ...
10:48 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Watch ULAs most powerful rocket launch a classified spy satellite
Just before midnight on Tuesday, the United Launch Alliance is set to launch its most powerful rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, lofting a classified spy satellite for the National Reco...
10:36 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge B&Os Beoremote Halo is the $900 ring your $40,000 speakers hopefully havent been waiting for
Band & Olufsen Bang & Olufsen’s Beoremote Halo is beautiful & expensive, but it’s not totally clear why it’s necessary, or what it actually... is. Here’s what we do k...
10:16 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge You can now lower your AT&T bill with mix-and-match wireless plans
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’re with any major US phone carrier other than Verizon, you’ll know you couldn’t mix and match phone plans between different lines on ...
10:12 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge HyperJuices new stackable GaN charger supports up to 1600W and 48 USB-C ports
Image: Hyper Hyper, a gadget maker known best for its small and ultra-fast gallium nitride (GaN) chargers under the HyperJuice brand, is back on Kickstarter with a new plug that’s even...
07:22 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Ransomware reportedly to blame for outage at US hospital chain
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Health care provider Universal Health Services, one of the largest chains in the US, has been hit by an apparent ransomware attack, TechCrunch rep...
07:20 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge The Biden campaign wants to take back YouTube
Will Joel On Tuesday night, Joe Biden and Donald Trump will face off in the first presidential debate of the 2020 cycle, and cable channels will be lit up with analyses of which candidat...
05:44 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Among Us is behind a huge spike in Discords mobile app downloads
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The surprise success of InnerSloth’s game Among Us was one of the bigger Twitch stories that happened this summer: over the last month, the game...
05:00 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Google says Android 12 will make using third-party app stores easier
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is outlining new changes to its developer policies and promising to make using third-party app stores easier on Android 12. The announcemen...
03:14 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge The Home Depot is selling a new Google Chromecast that hasnt been announced
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google’s Pixel 5 event is scheduled for this Wednesday, but some of the company’s other new gadgets are already appearing on store shelves. That incl...
02:06 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Get a year of PlayStation Plus for half off before the PS5 comes out
A one-year subscription to PlayStation Plus normally costs $60, but it’s available for almost half that price at CDKeys.com. You’ll need this service to play PS4 games online right now...
02:00 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge The Withings ScanWatch knows when youre sleeping and when youre awake, but not why
Doctors don’t trust smartwatches alone to detect sleep apnea and neither should you Continue reading… ...
01:36 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge The original FarmVille on Facebook is shutting down at the end of the year
Farmville | Zynga If you want to harvest those apples, you better get on it soon: Zynga is shutting down its original FarmVille web game on Facebook at the end of the year, the company a...
01:34 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Dell announces new XPS 13 and XPS 13 2-in-1 with Tiger Lake processors
The new Dell XPS 13, the best laptop of 2020 so far, is getting a refresh. | Dell Dell has announced new refreshes to its XPS 13 and XPS 13 2-in-1. Both are powered by Intel’s 11th Gen...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge A week with the Xbox Series X: load times, game performance, and more
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge An early look at Microsoft’s next-gen console Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Roku is adding support for Apples AirPlay 2 and HomeKit later this year
Image: Roku Roku today announced that it plans to bring support for Apple’s AirPlay 2 and HomeKit features to many of its streaming players and Roku TVs by the end of the year. The mov...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge The new Roku Ultra has Dolby Vision and improved Wi-Fi performance
It’s fall, so that means it’s time for the annual refresh of Roku hardware. In addition to the Streambar announced today, the company’s streaming player lineup is led by a refreshed ...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Rokus Streambar is a compact soundbar with built-in streaming smarts
The Streambar includes one of Roku’s voice remotes. | Image: Roku A year after Roku announced its Smart Soundbar, the company is back with the Streambar, which combines a compact sound...
11:33 am - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Samsungs latest rugged tablet is designed to stand the test of time
The tablet is designed to be usable even when you’re wearing gloves. | Image: Samsung Samsung’s Galaxy Tab Active 3 is a new rugged tablet designed for tough environments, the compan...
10:06 am - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Uber wins appeal against London ban
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber has won its appeal after losing its license to operate in London, Bloomberg reports. A judge ruled that the service is “fit and proper” a...
05:30 am - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Amazons Prime Day kicks off on October 13th
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Prime Day, Amazon’s annual deals extravaganza, will run from October 13th-14th, the company announced today. Amazon says the two-day shopping ev...
12:24 am - Mon, September 28, 2020
The Verge Judge halts Trump administration ban on TikTok downloads
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A judge granted a preliminary injunction to video-sharing app TikTok on Sunday, blocking a ban on new downloads in the US that would have gone int...
05:30 pm - Sun, September 27, 2020
The Verge New Trailers: Resident Evil, Truth Seekers, The Queens Gambit and more
Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness | Netflix No spoilers, but I started Enola Holmes and I absolutely love Millie Bobby Brown in it, she’s so charming. The looking-right-at-the-camera bi...
04:00 pm - Sun, September 27, 2020
The Verge The TikTok download ban would be devastating, attorneys argue in court
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Attorneys for TikTok argued Sunday morning during a dial-in hearing that a ban by the Trump administration would be “devastating,” and urged a...
01:19 pm - Sun, September 27, 2020
The Verge Judge rejects TikTok creators request to delay ban, says they wont suffer irreparable harm
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A judge in Pennsylvania has rejected a request from three TikTok content creators to temporarily block a ban on the app set to go into effect Sund...
08:12 pm - Sat, September 26, 2020
The Verge Go read this story about a bizarre harassment campaign by a group of ex-eBay employees
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Back in June, authorities in Massachusetts announced they were charging six former eBay employees in connection with the strange harassment campai...
06:10 pm - Sat, September 26, 2020
The Verge PSA: Google Meet to limit meetings to 60 minutes on free plans September 30th
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google said in April it would allow unlimited-length meetings in its Google Meet video chat platform for all users until September 30th, and it lo...
05:16 pm - Sat, September 26, 2020
The Verge US tightens trade restrictions on Chinese chipmaker SMIC
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Commerce Department has added China’s largest chipmaker, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), to its entity list...
02:00 pm - Sat, September 26, 2020
The Verge The coronavirus pandemic by the numbers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge I’m dwelling on numbers because this week, the US officially counted 200,000 COVID-19 deaths. Words like “grim milestone” just don’t seem ...
02:00 pm - Sat, September 26, 2020
The Verge How Duolingo designed the new characters for its Project World
The cast of characters from Duolingo’s Project World | Duolingo Don’t worry, Duo the owl isn’t going anywhere Continue reading… ...
12:22 pm - Sat, September 26, 2020
The Verge The Polestar Precept, an electric sedan powered by Android, is going into production
In February, Chinese electric vehicle company Polestar revealed a gorgeous sedan concept called the Precept that featured a stunning design along with an interior chock-full of sustainable...
12:00 pm - Sat, September 26, 2020
The Verge Samsungs new Galaxy Buds Live wireless earbuds are $35 off at Woot
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Samsung’s fantastic Galaxy Buds Live, lovingly referred to as “Galaxy Beans” due to their shape, are $35 off at Woot if you’re an Amazon Prime me...
02:00 am - Sat, September 26, 2020
The Verge Justice Department opposes TikToks request for injunction in new filing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Justice Department filed its opposition Friday to TikTok’s request for an injunction against the Trump administration’s looming ban of the...
12:19 am - Sat, September 26, 2020
The Verge Amazon is also warning Xbox Series X preorder customers that their consoles might show up late
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Last week, Amazon informed customers who had pre-ordered the PS5 that they might not actually get their consoles on launch day, and now, Amazon has starte...
11:51 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Microsoft had a secret Windows XP theme that made it look like a Mac
Microsoft created a secret Windows XP theme that made the operating system look more like a Mac. A recent Windows XP source code leak has revealed Microsoft’s early work on the operating...
10:37 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Vergecast: Amazon announces a new fleet of hardware
Image: Amazon Amazon announced so many gadgets at one event we had to move our Vergecast recording from Thursday to Friday. That’s what the bulk of this week’s show is about. Nilay ...
08:23 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge EU Commission to appeal Apple ruling in Ireland over $14.9 billion tax case
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The European Commission is appealing a July court judgment in the ongoing saga of Apple’s taxes in Ireland. Buckle in, this one gets a bit compl...
08:09 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Samuel L. Jacksons Nick Fury will reportedly return in new Disney Plus series
Photo: Sony Pictures Entertainment Samuel L. Jackson is reportedly returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe — but this time, he’ll be taking on a starring role in a new Nick Fury T...
07:15 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge All 45 seasons of Saturday Night Live are coming to Peacock
Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Saturday Night Live’s complete library will be available to stream on NBCUniversal’s streaming platform, Peacock, beginning October 1s...
06:41 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Google is banning election ads after polls close on November 3rd
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google is banning advertisers from running ads related to the election after Election Day. In an email to advertisers, the company said the change i...
06:31 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Facebook says its been asking Apple to let people change iPhones default messages app for years
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge With iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, Apple finally acquiesced to a longtime request from customers: the company introduced an option to change your default ...
06:20 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Alphabet settles shareholder lawsuit over executive sexual misconduct
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google parent company Alphabet has settled a shareholder lawsuit over its handling of sexual misconduct. The company has announced policy changes ...
06:08 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Microsofts new Xbox app will let you stream Xbox One games to your iPhone
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is about to release a big Xbox app update for iOS that includes the ability to stream Xbox One games to an iPhone. A new Xbox app will arrive in...
05:24 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Algorithms used in medicine are trained on data from only a few states
Illustration by Ana Kova Most medical algorithms were developed using information from people treated in Massachusetts, California, or New York, according to a new study. Those three sta...
05:00 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Nikola shows Silicon Valley cant stop worshipping founders
Depending on what you’ve read about electric truck company Nikola, its founder Trevor Milton is either the new Elon Musk or the next Elizabeth Holmes. The company, once lauded as usherin...
05:00 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Nikola shows the tech hype cycle cant stop worshipping founders
Depending on what you’ve read about electric truck company Nikola, its founder Trevor Milton is either the new Elon Musk or the next Elizabeth Holmes. The company, once lauded as usherin...
04:57 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Rings Traffic Stop feature is about bringing more accountability to policing
On Thursday, Ring, the home security subsidiary of Amazon, released a new dashcam embedded with a novel feature called “Traffic Stop” that could help bring more accountability to polic...
04:49 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Nintendos Animal Crossing amiibo cardswill be back in stores this November
Image: Nintendo Nintendo is reprinting its Animal Crossing amiibo cards, and they’ll be available in “select retailers” this November, the company announced today. The cards are wo...
04:00 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Apple will temporarily stop taking a 30 percent cut on Facebook event fees
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Earlier this year, Facebook launched a new feature that let small businesses create paid online events. The company framed it as a way of helping ...
03:49 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Telepath is a buzzy new social network trying to fix whats broken on Twitter
In July, amid the rise of the buzzy audio-only social network Clubhouse, some users reported being harassed by other members. This seemed obviously bad, but at the time the company had no ...
03:46 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Apple reverses course, removes charging brick from Apple Watch Edition and Herms
Apple has quietly removed the 5W USB charging brick that it had been previously including with its pricier Apple Watch Edition and Apple Watch Hermès models, bringing the luxury models in...
02:30 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge The Ring drone is just the latest Amazon privacy puzzle box
“I’d be more worried about the camera on your phone than I would be about a drone,” Amazon devices SVP Dave Limp told me in an interview a few hours after yesterday’s big Echo even...
02:13 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge The OnePlus 8 is now $100 off in every configuration
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge OnePlus has axed the price of its OnePlus 8 at its own site and on Amazon, and each configuration is available now for $100 less than before. The most a...
02:00 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Apple Fitness Plus biggest competitor isnt Peloton its your gym
Image: Apple On September 15th, Apple announced its new at-home workout platform, Fitness Plus. That same day, Peloton tweeted, “Friendly competition is in our DNA. Welcome to the worl...
02:00 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Facebook is turning VR into a platform but some indie developers fear its power
Illustration by Claudia Chinyere Akole ‘We’re basically guinea pigs.’ Continue reading… ...
01:57 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge PS5s will be available to preorder today at GameStop
Let’s be honest: trying to preorder a PS5 has been anything but easy. That said, if you want to try to secure Sony’s next-gen console ahead of its November 12th launch, you’ll have a...
01:30 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge In Enola Holmes, Sherlocks kid sister solves a pretty good case of her own
Sherlock Holmes is one of the most malleable characters in fiction. Like a pasty heap of Yorkshire pudding in the shape of a man, he can be molded into just about anything the changing tim...
01:18 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Halloween is coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Animal Crossing’s next big update will help make your island a little spookier. Today, Nintendo detailed New Horizon’s Halloween-themed fall update, which adds a few new features to th...
01:13 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge How to use picture-in-picture on iOS 14
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Even when you’re using a phone, with its relatively small screen, being able to watch a video using Picture-in-Picture (PiP) can be very handy. ...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge How Amazons Luna cloud gaming service compares to Stadia, xCloud, and GeForce Now
Image: Amazon Amazon has just taken the wraps off its long-rumored Amazon Luna, meaning the company is officially jumping into the cloud gaming ring — one that has become increasingly ...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge The first two Metal Gear Solid games are back on PC, but they are not looking their best
Image: GOG.com After being MIA for nearly two decades on PC, Windows gamers will have the chance to experience the first two Metal Gear Solid games on their rigs. The two classics from H...
12:27 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Facebooks Oversight Board wont launch in time to oversee the election and activists arent happy
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge It’s been more than a year since Facebook pledged to launch its independent Oversight Board — but with the US election approaching fast, tech...
12:01 pm - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Turn your Xbox One controller into a throttle-and-stick setup with these 3D-printed parts
Microsoft Flight Simulator has got a lot of people hankering to take to the virtual skies. But for many the experience isn’t complete without a flight stick of some sort. With lots of th...
11:45 am - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Windows XP source code leaks online
Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images Microsoft’s source code for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 has leaked online. Torrent files for both operating systems’ source code have been pub...
11:08 am - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Twitter is bringing its read before you retweet prompt to all users
The prompt tells users that retweeting without reading isn’t a great idea. | Image: Twitter Twitter says it’s working on bringing its “read the article before you retweet it” pr...
10:36 am - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Prepare for the iPhone 12 mini, suggest recent leaks
The rumored iPhone 12 mini could replace the iPhone SE (pictured) as Apple’s smallest handset. | Image: The Verge We’re expecting Apple to announce four new iPhones later this year,...
10:09 am - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Cowboy 3 electric bike review: better safe than sporty
Whoa boy Continue reading… ...
09:38 am - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Amazons Luna game streaming service is powered by Windows and Nvidia GPUs
Amazon’s new Luna cloud gaming platform is powered by Windows servers and Nvidia GPUs. Luna supports more than 100 games thanks to this Windows support, allowing developers to quickly mo...
09:01 am - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Googles new Chromecast demonstrated a week early
Photos show off the dongle and its remote control. | Image: u/fuzztub07 Google’s new Chromecast device has leaked once again, giving us a detailed look at the TV dongle’s hardware an...
04:43 am - Fri, September 25, 2020
The Verge Yes, Amazon Luna dodges Apples cloud gaming rules when will Nvidia and Google?
Image: Amazon You might be wondering: “Did Amazon just break Apple’s App Store guidelines by bringing a cloud gaming service to iPhone?” And I can understand why, given that I told...
11:40 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Dont worry, you can still buy a dot-shaped Echo Dot
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon unveiled a radically redesigned $49.99 fourth-generation Echo Dot smart speaker today that doesn’t look like a dot at all — instead, the new D...
09:57 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge We have a few questions about Amazons flying indoor security camera drone
Should we invite Amazon’s internet-connected cameras and voice assistants into our homes? That’s been a contentious topic for years — but today, Amazon effectively said “screw it...
09:20 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Amazons Luna cloud gaming service sounds an awful lot like the cable of video games
Amazon revealed its new cloud gaming service, officially called Luna, at its annual Alexa hardware event today. That makes it an immediate competitor to Google’s Stadia, Microsoft’s xC...
09:11 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Get a refurbished Samsung Galaxy Z Flip for 42 percent off at Back Market
Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip usually costs $1,380 if you buy it new, but Back Market is selling refurbished units for $799. If you’ve wanted to own one of these but couldn’t justify spend...
08:25 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Apple update fixes iOS 14 issue with default mail and browser apps
Photo by Jon Porter / The Verge One of the nice new features of iOS 14 was the ability to set your own default mail and browser apps. However, users who tried this out were finding that,...
08:03 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Amazons new Ring drone stops the worlds most hapless thief in bass-slapping ad
Image: Ring Ring’s flying drone camera, the Always Home Cam, was easily the most surprising hardware announcement at today’s Amazon event. It won’t actually be available until next...
07:51 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge PS5s will be available to preorder tomorrow at GameStop
Let’s be honest: trying to preorder a PS5 has been anything but easy. That said, if you want to try to secure Sony’s next-gen console ahead of its November 12th launch, you’ll have a...
07:37 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Doom Eternal is the first game to arrive on Xbox Game Pass following Microsofts acquisition of ZeniMax
Following a teaser from the Xbox Game Pass team yesterday, Microsoft has announced that Doom Eternal is heading to the company’s gaming subscription service. The 2020 sequel to the fanta...
07:35 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Left 4 Dead 2 gets one final, massive update
Valve Left 4 Dead 2, Valve’s iconic zombie shooter, turns 11 next month. Today, the game gets a final, massive update — The Last Stand, created by the Left 4 Dead community update te...
07:01 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Facebook says it mistakenly suspended hundreds of activists accounts
Photo by Ollie Millington/Getty Images Facebook suspended the accounts of more than 200 people on September 19th who were connected to an event protesting the construction of the contest...
06:49 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge How to preorder all of the new Amazon products
Image: Amazon Amazon announced a load of new devices today at its hardware event, as expected. The new Echo Show 10 smart display, shown above, that can follow your movements around the ...
06:41 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Apple will no longer make you return your whole Apple Watch if the Solo Loop doesnt fit
Image: Apple Apple announced a new Solo Loop band with no clasps or buckles last week, but some customers found that if the watch band they ordered didn’t fit, Apple would ask them to ...
05:59 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Amazons fall hardware event: the 13 biggest announcements
Amazon just wrapped up its fall hardware event, and it was packed with a number of big announcements. There were a number of new Echo devices, such as a spherical redesign of the tried-and...
05:45 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Amazon announces $29.99 Fire TV Stick Lite and upgraded Fire TV Stick
Image: Amazon Amazon has announced its latest video streaming devices for the TV: today, the company introduced an upgraded, more powerful Fire TV Stick for the same $39.99 price. But Am...
05:43 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Amazons Echo Show smart displays will soon stream Netflix video
Fans of Amazon’s Echo Show smart speakers will be glad to know that the company is finally adding Netflix capabilities to the device. Although Echo Show users were previously able to wat...
05:42 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Amazon announces new cloud gaming service called Luna
At its 2020 hardware event today, Amazon announced a cloud gaming platform called Luna. The news isn’t too surprising: the service has been rumored since last year, previously codenamed ...
05:37 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Amazon unveils new Guard Plus subscription for $4.99 per month
Amazon Amazon has unveiled a new Alexa-powered security service called Guard Plus. The announcement came during Amazon’s annual devices event on Thursday afternoon. The service will co...
05:35 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Amazons AZ1 Neural Edge processor will make Alexa voice commands even faster
Amazon Amazon unveiled the AZ1 Neural Edge processor, a silicon module that will speed up Alexa’s ability to answer your queries and commands by hundreds of milliseconds per response. ...
05:34 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Amazons new Echo Show 10 moves to look at you
The new Amazon Echo Show 10 in white | Photo: Amazon The latest Alexa-powered smart display isn’t content with sitting still Continue reading… ...
05:28 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Rings latest security camera is a drone that flies around inside your house
Ring latest home security camera is taking flight — literally. The new Always Home Cam is an autonomous drone that can fly around inside your home to give you a perspective of any room y...
05:27 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Ring announces new line of security cameras for cars
Ring Car Cam | Image: Ring Ring has announced its first foray into products meant for use outside of the home with a new line of security cameras designed for cars. The new Car Cam, Car ...
05:26 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge The latest Eero mesh Wi-Fi routers support Wi-Fi 6
Amazon Amazon has debuted the $129.99 Eero 6 and the $229.99 Eero Pro 6 mesh Wi-Fi routers, along with the $89.99 Eero 6 extender, that support Wi-Fi 6 and have a built-in Zigbee hub to ...
04:09 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Averting a COVID-19 vaccination crisis will take careful communication
Illustration by Ana Kova President Donald Trump’s relentless talk about interference with the COVID-19 vaccine approval process is setting the stage for a vaccination crisis. Even befo...
03:53 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Leaked Google marketing image shows the Pixel 5 in green
This could be a green Pixel 5 sitting next to a Nest Audio speaker and the new Chromecast remote | WinFuture The Google Pixel 5 is rumored to launch in a new green color (green-ish? gree...
03:22 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Tribeca Film Festival is expanding its focus on games
Tribeca Film Festival is expanding its games recognition in 2021. The festival is opening submissions that recognize video games as official selections, particularly those that “demonstr...
03:00 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Spotify made a deal to turn its exclusive podcasts into TV shows and movies
Spotify Spotify wants to turn more of its original podcasts into TV shows and movies. The company announced a partnership today with Chernin Entertainment, the production company behind ...
02:21 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Here are the best iPad deals right now
iPad deals are more common than you might think. Whether you’re after the most affordable iPad, the high-end iPad Pro, or something in between like the iPad Air or iPad mini, there’s u...
02:16 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Its official: the OnePlus 8T will support 65W fast charging
Credit: OnePlus The upcoming OnePlus 8T will support 65W fast charging via the company’s new Warp Charge 65 standard, OnePlus confirmed today. The company is advertising that you’ll ...
02:13 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge The latest iPad is already $30 off at Amazon
Apple’s eighth-generation iPad is $299 at Amazon, which is $30 less than its retail price. Needless to say, it’s a good deal if you were in the market for one of these. If you want 128...
02:00 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge PUBG Mobile floods its game with K-pop band Blackpink
PUBG Mobile is adding a new song from K-pop band Blackpink to its lobby. Players can listen to the band’s single “How You Like That” ahead of their upcoming album release. The song w...
02:00 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Mobvois TicWatch Pro 3 announced with Qualcomms new Snapdragon 4100 chip
The new smartwatch has a battery life of up to 45 days. | Image: Mobvoi The TicWatch Pro 3 is the latest smartwatch from Mobvoi and the first Wear OS smartwatch to use Qualcomm’s new S...
02:00 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge How to watch the League of Legends World Championship and what to watch for
Photo: Riot Games The 2020 edition of the League of Legends World Championship is about to begin in Shanghai — and it’s a lot to take in. The annual competition, colloquially known s...
02:00 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge The best projector for your home or apartment
From budget to 4K, here are the best projectors to replace your TV Continue reading… ...
01:15 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge The diner that isnt afraid to piss off Seamless, or customers who use it
Illustration by Claudia Chinyere Akole On a recent Sunday afternoon, chef Samuel Yoo stood behind the counter of the self-described Asian diner he owns on the edge of Manhattan’s Chin...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Pop star Ava Max will hold an album launch party in Roblox
Photo by Gene Wang/Getty Images Ava Max is holding an album launch party in an unexpected place: the virtual realm of Roblox. The pop star will be part of what’s described as “a firs...
12:36 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Amazons Echo conquered the smart home what comes next?
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon is gearing up for its latest hardware event where it’s expected to announce its latest smart home gear. Based on prior years, we could see new E...
12:21 pm - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Packaging for Googles Nest Audio smart speaker and new Chromecast leaks
Walmart already has Google’s new smart speaker visible on its shelves. | Image: Marcos Frausto Two of Google’s products that will almost certainly be announced next week have seen th...
11:00 am - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Fantasticals new widgets look like the perfect use-case for the iOS 14 update
Mac and iOS calendar app Fantastical has updated its software with 12 new customizable widgets. They look like the perfect use-case for iOS 14’s widget support, giving users access to th...
11:00 am - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Spotify, Epic, Tile, Match, and more are rallying developers against Apples App Store policies
Several of Apple’s biggest critics — including Epic Games, Spotify, Basecamp, Match Group, Tile, Blix, and Deezer — have banded together to create the Coalition for App Fairness, a n...
10:59 am - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Pixel 4A 5G images leak, showing dual rear cameras and a headphone jack
The images show a similar looking device to the Pixel 4A, but there’s a 5G logo in the status bar. | Image: John Lewis UK retailer John Lewis has accidentally posted images of Google...
10:01 am - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Zoom cancels talk by Palestinian hijacker Leila Khaled at San Francisco State University
Leila Khaled giving a speech during an event for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS Movement in South Africa in 2015. | Photo by Ashraf Hendricks/Anadolu Agency/Getty Imag...
10:00 am - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge YouTube adds links to fight mail-in voting misinformation ahead of Election Day
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube is stepping up its measures against misinformation around the upcoming US election. In a blog post today, the platform announced an array ...
07:03 am - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Microsofts Xbox Series X 1TB expandable storage priced at $219.99
A 1TB Xbox expansion card compared to an SD card. | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft’s first 1TB expandable storage drive for the Xbox Series X / S will be priced at $219.99. ...
01:45 am - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Nintendo just announced a new Kirby game for the Switch, and its available right now
Image: Nintendo Nintendo has just announced Kirby Fighters 2, a brand new game in the Kirby series for the Nintendo Switch, and it’s available to download from the eShop right now for ...
12:38 am - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Nvidia reveals what to expect from its $1,499 RTX 3090, on sale tomorrow
Nvidia’s RTX 3080 graphics card seemed to be the 4K gaming champ we’d been waiting for at $699 — except most of us are still waiting a week after launch. The card was practically im...
12:38 am - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Nvidia reveals what to expect from its $1,499 RTX 3090, on sale at 9AM ET
Nvidia’s RTX 3080 graphics card seemed to be the 4K gaming champ we’d been waiting for at $699 — except most of us are still waiting a week after launch. The card was practically im...
12:28 am - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Wikipedia is getting its first desktop redesign in 10 years
Image: Wikipedia Wikipedia has been an integral part of web culture for nearly twenty years, letting users browse its millions of text-heavy, crowd-sourced encyclopedia entries from thei...
12:08 am - Thu, September 24, 2020
The Verge Among Us is so popular that its developers just canceled the sequel
Image: InnerSloth The developers of the hit social deduction game Among Us just announced that they have canceled a planned sequel because of the popularity of the first game. Though th...
10:15 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge TikTok asks judge to block September 27th Trump ban
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has requested an injunction against a looming ban on its app in the United States. The company — a US subsidiary of Chinese corporation B...
09:29 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Mark Kelly campaign launches first Snapchat AR lens for a Senate race
As the Arizona Senate election heats up ahead of November, Democratic candidate Mark Kelly’s team launched its own Snapchat account on Wednesday, including the first custom Snapchat AR l...
09:14 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Trump administration proposes punishing sites for censoring lawful speech or hosting illegal content
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Department of Justice has submitted a proposal to weaken Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a rule that protects websites and a...
08:48 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Why does the Fall Guy have hidden abs and nipples?
I had to see it, so you have to as well. | Image: Fall Guys I hate to bring you this news, but underneath a Fall Guy’s playful, gelatinous exterior, the very being that comprises it is...
08:26 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge HBO Max is getting a Suicide Squad spinoff starring John Cena
Image: Warner Media HBO Max is getting a new TV series called Peacemaker, a spinoff of the upcoming Suicide Squad sequel directed by James Gunn. The show will focus on the origins of its...
08:17 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Facebook will reject political ads claiming an early victory in November
Photo by Jeff Swensen / Getty Images Facebook will reject ads from Donald Trump and Joe Biden claiming victory before the winner of the US election is declared. The change is an update ...
08:05 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Buying Spider-Man Remastered on the PS5 is going to be needlessly confusing
2018’s Spider-Man is headed to the PlayStation 5, but buying it won’t be straightforward. Sony has confirmed to Kotaku that Spider-Man Remastered — the updated PS5 version — won’...
08:02 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Pour one out for the iconic Sega building in Akihabara
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Sega Akihabara 2nd, the multifloor haven filled with arcade cabinets and gacha games, closed in late August after being open for 17 years. The build...
07:50 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Amazon will make it easier to buy sustainable products with new climate label
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Amazon is launching a new environmental program called Climate Pledge Friendly that will label certain products that meet one of 19 certifications for...
07:30 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Twitter to start testing voice DMs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After rolling out audio tweets for iOS in June, Twitter is now experimenting with the idea of letting people record and send voice messages throug...
06:57 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Tesla promises cars that connect to the grid, even if Elon Musk doesnt really want them to
Tesla cars are located next to a new Tesla charging station of the latest generation on the Euref Campus Berlin.  | Photo by Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images Tesla pla...
06:38 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge The gaming industry keeps failing miserably at selling its most important products
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Why is it so hard to place an order for a next-gen console or new Nvidia graphics card? Continue reading… ...
06:28 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Epic will give you $10 in credit to play Rocket League for free
Rocket League goes free to play today, and Epic will give you $10 to spend in the Epic Games Store if you redeem the free game there. You can nab the deal between now and October 23rd at 1...
06:06 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Pixel 4A 5G spec leak highlights Pixel 5 similarities and differences
Image: Google Just yesterday, WinFuture shared leaked specs for the Pixel 5, which reportedly has a a Snapdragon 765G CPU, a six-inch 2340 x 1080 OLED screen with a 90Hz refresh rate, 8G...
06:06 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Custom iOS 14 widgets have become a TikTok flex
-The most exciting part of iOS 14 isn’t picture-in-picture video display or the app library — it’s widgets. Instead of once-boring app icons for your calendar or clock that might ge...
06:00 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge California will ban new combustion-engine vehicles starting in 2035
Photo by Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an ambitious executive order Wednesday that would ban the sale of new combus...
05:59 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge A closer look at the Xbox Series X controller and 1TB expansion cards
Expandable storage on the Xbox Series X. | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft has previously detailed the new Xbox Series X controller and optional 1TB expansion cards, and now we...
05:51 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Sling TV launches its own watch party feature for live TV
Image: Sling TV Sling TV is joining the quarantine-era watch party bandwagon with a unique edge over the streaming services that got there first: live TV. The new feature, called Sling W...
05:35 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Google Maps adds an overlay of COVID-19 case trends
Google Google Maps will soon include information on COVID-19 spread in states, counties, and some cities. Toggling on the “COVID” layer in the app will show the seven-day average num...
05:09 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Black Widow delayed to 2021, pushing back The Eternals and other Marvel movies
In a predictable fashion, Disney is delaying Black Widow to 2021 as the company continues to navigate the current theatrical landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic. This marks the first ti...
05:00 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Watch 3 and Active 2 can now take EKG readings in the US
Dan Seifert / The Verge Samsung got US FDA clearance for its electrocardiogram (EKG) monitoring app in August, but today the functionality is finally rolling out to the company’s lates...
05:00 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge The new 2020 iPad isnt enough for Zoom school
It’s really great, but the limitations are becoming grating Continue reading… ...
04:31 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge TikTok is cracking down on weight loss ads that promote harmful body images
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok is putting new restrictions on weight loss ads as the app increasingly comes under criticism for promoting dangerous diets. The new policy ...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Google Assistants new Workday routine can bug you to take care of yourself
Google Google is introducing a new Workday routine that makes Google Assistant audibly remind you of calendar events and, notably, to take moments for self-care throughout the day. Sinc...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Instagram is rolling out updates to Reels, including longer video lengths
Image: Instagram Instagram Reels is doubling the length of videos in a new update, allowing users to make 30-second videos instead of 15 seconds. Reels’ biggest competitor, TikTok, let...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 review: iPhone revolution, iPad evolution
It’s time to blow up your iPhone’s home screen Continue reading… ...
03:57 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Verizons Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition 5G Ultra Wideband has finally dethroned Sprints Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch for all-time worst phone name
The history of smartphones is riddled with absolutely awful phone names. The Acer Liquid Zest Plus, the HTC ChaCha, the LG G8X ThinQ, the iPhone 11 Pro Max, the Sony Xperia 1 II. And of co...
03:38 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge The ISS just avoided a piece of unknown space debris
An unknown piece of space debris was detected near the International Space Station, NASA said yesterday. The station executed an “avoidance maneuver” on Tuesday night to get out of the...
03:15 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Volkswagen introduces ID 4 electric SUV with 250 miles of range and a $40,000 price tag
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Five years after Dieselgate, the automaker brings its first battery-electric vehicle to the US Continue reading… ...
02:55 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge The Game Awards return December 10th
The Game Awards, an annual award show hosted by Geoff Keighley, is returning December 10th. This year’s festivities are taking a “multi-city approach,” offering streams from studios ...
02:35 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge You can save up to $15 on the Apple Watch Series 6 or SE at Amazon
At Amazon, you can save $15 on the total cost of an Apple Watch Series 6 or Apple Watch SE. It’s not a huge discount, but per a deal post at AppleInsider, Amazon is the only place where ...
02:08 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Facebook leaks show Mark Zuckerberg defending his decisions to angry employees
Illustration by William Joel | Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images To experience the enhanced version of this feature, including playable audio from Facebook Q&As, read it on The ...
02:00 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Spotify is testing interactive podcast polls within the app
Spotify Spotify’s newest interactive podcast test brings a popular Instagram feature to the platform: polls. Similarly to Instagram, respondents and hosts can see the poll results in r...
02:00 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE brings some flagship specs at a $699 price
Samsung already makes three different kinds of Galaxy S20 phones: a regular, a Plus, and an Ultra. Now you can add a fourth to that mix, the Galaxy S20 FE — the FE stands for “Fan Edit...
02:00 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge NickMercs renews his deal with Faze Clan
FaZe Clan Nick “NickMercs” Kolcheff is renewing his contract with Faze Clan, in a three-year extension. It’s a big deal, not least because Kolcheff is the most subscribed-to person...
01:50 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge MSIs Summit series looks like it was made for the boardroom
For the past week, I’ve been using a preproduction unit of MSI’s Summit E15, slated for release later this year. It’s part of the Summit series, MSI’s first attempt to break into t...
01:33 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Former Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaimeannounces new game company
Photo by Neville Elder/Corbis via Getty Images Two years after stepping down as CEO at Blizzard, the game company he co-founded in 1991, Mike Morhaime is back with his next venture. It...
01:15 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Zen and the art of bicycle fenders
Illustration by Claudia Chinyere Akole There’s joy at the end of this Rain-Bow Continue reading… ...
01:10 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge To fight the pandemic, a Brooklyn restaurant turned to tacos
Illustration by Claudia Chinyere Akole Six days a week, Irene Castillo is in charge of bringing the flavors of the Mexican central state of Puebla to Brooklyn’s local hot spot, Jalape...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Hello Games says our ambitions have grown since No Mans Sky
It’s been a long road for No Man’s Sky. The game quickly went from heavily hyped to heavily criticized, after launching without many promised features. After several years of updates, ...
11:50 am - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Apples first Mini-LED device to be new iPad Pro, predicts Kuo
Photo by Brennan King / The Verge The first Apple device to feature a Mini-LED display will be a new iPad Pro, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted in a new research note seen by Mac...
11:00 am - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Garmins Venu Sq is a capable GPS-ready smartwatch for $199
Image: Garmin Garmin has announced the $199 Venu Sq and $249 Venu Sq Music Edition, two square-shaped watches with 1.3-inch (240 x 240) color LCD touchscreens protected by Gorilla Glass ...
11:00 am - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge PlayStation 5: Everything you need to know about Sonys next consoles
Image: Sony Sony’s behemoth of a console promises an exciting next-gen future Continue reading… ...
10:36 am - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Amazons Fire TV Stick Lite leaks ahead of upcoming hardware event
The new Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite, most likely. | Image: WinFuture.de Images of what appear to be a new Amazon Fire TV Stick have leaked ahead of the company’s hardware event this Thu...
10:00 am - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge A new lawsuit may force YouTube to own up to the mental health consequences of content moderation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For big tech platforms, one of the more urgent questions to arise during the pandemic’s early months was how the forced closure of offices would...
09:45 am - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Listen to Bluetooths low power, high quality LC3 codec coming soon to headphones
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Bluetooth SIG, the industry group in charge of defining the standard, has released a new audio codec that promises to make wireless headphones mor...
09:33 am - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Amazon disavows $500 Prime Bike, says it has no formal connection to the product
Echelon Fitness’ “EX-Prime Smart Connect Bike” or “Prime Bike.” | Image: Echelon Yesterday, exercise company Echelon Fitness announced the “EX-Prime Smart Connect Bike,” or...
08:25 am - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge If Apple follows its own rules, youll soon be able to stream your Xbox to your iPhone
Last week, I showed you why Apple’s App Store guidelines will never permit Microsoft’s xCloud or Google’s Stadia cloud gaming services in their current forms. But Microsoft has anot...
01:18 am - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Microsoft is pausingXboxDesign Lab on October 14th, before you get to unwrap your Series X
Image: Microsoft If you are planning to design your very own Xbox controller ahead of the Xbox Series X and S launch on November 10th, you might want to act fast. Microsoft is temporaril...
12:10 am - Wed, September 23, 2020
The Verge Here are Teslas biggest announcements from Battery Day
At Tesla’s Battery Day event, CEO Elon Musk made some big announcements: the company’s moves toward eliminating cobalt in its batteries, a new Plaid powertrain for the Model S that cou...
11:50 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Tesla to make EV battery cathodes without cobalt
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla will make electric vehicle batteries with cobalt-free cathodes, it announced during its Battery Day event today. The announcement came as pa...
11:34 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge SXSW will attempt to hold its popular festival online in 2021... somehow
Photo by Adi Robertson / The Verge SXSW, the annual tech, music, and film meetup held in downtown Austin was canceled earlier this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The festival...
11:14 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Tesla reveals its Plaid powertrain will be available for delivery in 2021
Photo by Tamara Warren / The Verge As part of its Battery Day presentation, Tesla CEO Elon Musk showed off video of the new “Plaid” version of its Model S sedan, a step up from its ...
11:06 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge It looks like a bunch of soon-to-be-disappointed people accidentally bought Xbox One Xs today
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Today, Microsoft launched pre-orders for its upcoming next generation console, the Xbox One X. Sorry, I meant the Xbox Series X. Can you blame me? Ther...
11:06 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Tesla Battery Day: news and updates from Elon Musks announcement
Can every day be battery day? Continue reading… ...
11:03 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Teslas Elon Musk said a $25,000 electric car with next-gen battery in the works
Tesla announced that it will dramatically reduce the cost of its battery cells and packs — which means the company’s new goal is a $25,000 electric car. The company’s CEO Elon Musk s...
10:49 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Tesla announces it will build a new cathode plant
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla plans to build in a new cathode plant for its batteries in North America, to help reduce supply chain costs and simplify cathode production,...
10:30 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Why Apple should give us custom app icons (but probably never will)
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge iOS 14 has a lot of iPhones looking pretty different these days — some with classy monochrome color schemes, others with pastel styles ripped right off ...
10:18 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Tesla announces tabless battery cells that will improve range of its electric cars
Tesla unveiled plans Tuesday to develop a “tabless” battery that could improve an electric car’s range and power. The company will produce its new batteries in-house, which Tesla CEO...
10:05 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge The OnePlus 8T might make 120Hz refresh rate phones more affordable
Image: OnePlus It looks like OnePlus might finally make 120Hz smartphones more affordable — because its upcoming OnePlus 8T will include that higher refresh rate, the company confirmed...
09:21 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Xbox Series X and S preorders are basically sold out for now
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge The initial wave of preorders for the Xbox Series X and S have sold out at all major retailers. Of course, there’s still a chance that you’ll find one...
08:18 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Disneys remakes arent good because they dont need to be
Blockbuster movies don’t get much stranger than the Disney live-action remake. Beginning in earnest with 2015’s Cinderella (2014 if you count Maleficent, which I do not), there’s bee...
08:08 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Microsoft exclusively licenses OpenAIs groundbreaking GPT-3 text generation model
Image by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has expanded its ongoing partnership with San Francisco-based artificial intelligence research company OpenAI with a new exclusive license on t...
07:12 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge A zombie tropical storm just came back to life in the Atlantic
A satellite image showing Paulette’s rainfall on September 22 | NASA/NOAA/NRL Tropical Storm Paulette just came back to life in the eastern Atlantic. The revival comes days after storm...
06:46 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Google is shutting down paid Chrome extensions
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is shutting down paid Chrome extensions offered on the Chrome Web Store, the company announced today. That means that developers who are tr...
06:16 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Steam will now let you read gaming news in addition to letting you play games
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Steam has added a big update to its experimental news hub feature: the ability to actually browse gaming news from a list of publications curated ...
05:32 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Amazon Prime Day will begin October 13th, multiple sources say
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An internal Amazon email seen by The Verge confirms that its Prime Day shopping event will take place October 13th and 14th, and that the company ...
05:23 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Studio Ghibli releases 400 free-to-use images from eight of its classic films, with more to come
Image: Studio Ghibli Studio Ghibli has released a treasure trove of 400 free-to-use images from eight of its classic movies. The images, which are available on the studio’s website, co...
05:00 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge YouTube is about to age-restrict way more videos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube is rolling out more artificial intelligence-powered technology to catch more videos that may require age restrictions, meaning more viewer...
04:27 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge This Microsoft Flight Simulator video highlights 40 years of PC gaming changes
Microsoft kicked off its virtual Ignite conference today with a look back at how Microsoft Flight Simulator has changed since its introduction in 1982. The nearly 40-year history shows jus...
04:00 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Wyze expands gadget lineup with new headphones, thermostat, and video doorbell
Photo: Wyze Gadget maker Wyze, best known for its series of low-cost security cameras, is expanding further beyond its core product line to include new devices in the audio and smart hom...
04:00 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Fortnite maker Epic invests in accessible game creation tool Core
Earlier this year, Manticore Games launched Core, a development tool that aimed to make game creation more accessible. Now, the company is getting an injection of $15 million, thanks to a ...
03:53 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Apple Music, TV Plus,the App Store, and more are experiencing issues
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s status page indicates several of the company’s services are experiencing issues, including the App Store, Apple Music, and Apple TV Pl...
03:53 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Apple Music, TV Plus,the App Store, and more experienced issues on Tuesday
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s status page indicated that several of the company’s services were experiencing issues on Tuesday, September 22nd, including the App St...
03:48 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Googles Pixel 5 design and specs revealed in latest leaks
Image: WinFuture Google has already announced an event for its upcoming Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G smartphones on September 30th, and it has even teased the phones themselves. But a new lea...
03:30 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Facebook says it could restrict content to stop violence around Election Day
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook says it could aggressively restrict content if the US presidential election sparks violent unrest, according to the Financial Times. Glob...
03:30 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge HMDs Nokia 2.4 and 3.4 refresh the companys under-$200 lineup
The Nokia 3.4. | Image: HMD / Nokia HMD’s resurrected Nokia has built a brand for itself around budget and midrange phones, and the company’s latest devices continue that trend with ...
03:09 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Lets take a closer look at the Surface Duo
For the next four Tuesdays, Vergecast co-host Dieter Bohn will host a series of discussions diving deep into tech review season, each focusing on a specific product. For this episode, Diet...
03:00 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Outlook for iOS and Android is getting emoji email reactions, voice commands, and more
New Outlook iOS 14 widget. | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is announcing a number of new features that are coming to Outlook mobile soon. These include emoji email reactions,...
03:00 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Microsofts Edge browser is arriving on Linux in beta next month
Microsoft is planning to launch a preview version of its Edge browser for Linux next month. After officially confirming plans for Edge on Linux earlier this year, Linux users will be able ...
03:00 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Razers new feature-packed, wireless gaming accessories arent cheap
Your setup will probably never look this cool, in part because Razer’s gear is pretty costly. | Razer Razer has released three new wireless gaming products, each in a different categor...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Samsungs fast, PCIe 4.0-ready 980 Pro SSD can future-proof your PC build
This 1TB model costs $229.99, and a 2TB model will be made available later this year. | Samsung Samsung has unveiled its next high-performance NVMe 2280-sized M.2 drive, the 980 Pro. So ...
01:37 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Order Apples new Watch straps in the wrong size, and youll have to return the whole thing
The new Braided Solo Loop and Solo Loop can’t be adjusted. | Image: Apple Last week, Apple launched the new Apple Watch Series 6 and a pair of new Watch straps to go with it: the Solo...
01:30 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Qualcomms new Snapdragon 750G has 5G, faster speeds, and improved AI performance
Qualcomm has announced its latest 7-series Snapdragon processor, the Snapdragon 750G, which features an integrated X52 5G modem with support for both mmWave and sub-6GHz 5G and improved CP...
01:30 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Bose announces Sleepbuds II with improved design and (hopefully) no more battery issues
Image: Bose When Bose announced almost a year ago that it was discontinuing the Sleepbuds due to battery problems, I got several emails from disappointed readers who came to appreciate h...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Fitbit Sense review: enough bugs to raise your heart rate
Fitbit’s latest smartwatch has sensors, and bugs, galore Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Jabra announces noise-canceling Elite 85t earbuds, ANC firmware update for 75t
Image: Jabra Less than a year after launching the Elite 75t true wireless earbuds, Jabra is already announcing its next pair — and the company’s first earbuds to ship with active noi...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge AMD announces new processors for Chromebooks (kind of)
Image: AMD AMD has announced two new lines of processor: the Athlon 3000 C-Series and the Ryzen 3000 C-series. The two are meant to power Chromebooks, and AMD says they’ll be shipping ...
12:10 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge The 10,000-person dance party streaming in your living room
Illustration by Claudia Chinyere Akole If you were to picture the opposite of social distancing, you might envision a humid dance floor in a windowless warehouse, where bodies writhe on...
12:05 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge A guide to platform fees
Illustration by Claudia Chinyere Akole The hidden costs behind your favorite apps, games, and more Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge The links that do it all, and the scrappy startups that power them
Illustration by Claudia Chinyere Akole If you want to learn more about an influencer, there’s one place you always know to look: that link in bio. These singular, powerful links blanke...
12:00 pm - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge The Wagadu Chronicles: the African fantasy MMO bringing roleplaying back to RPGs
A Kickstarter campaign launches today Continue reading… ...
10:49 am - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Former YouTube content moderator sues the company after developing symptoms of PTSD
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A former YouTube content moderator is suing the Google-owned company for failing to properly protect her and her co-workers from the mental harms ...
10:00 am - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Cynicism suggests that the TikTok deal will go through
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Mark Twain is credited with first saying that if you don’t like the weather in New England, just wait five minutes. The TikTok deal has followed...
08:51 am - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Elon Musk warns new Tesla battery tech wont reach mass production until 2022
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Whatever is unveiled during Tesla’s Battery Day event on Tuesday won’t enter “serious high-volume production” until 2022, the company’s ...
04:24 am - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Watch a demo of Royoles new folding phone, on sale today for roughly $1,500
Image: Royole The world’s first commercially available folding-screen phone wasn’t made by Samsung, Huawei or Motorola — it was the Royole Flexpai, a device that we called “charm...
01:21 am - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Are Microsoft and Sony offering enough for you to buy a next-gen console this year?
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Assuming you can get one, of course Continue reading… ...
12:22 am - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge The remastered version of Spider-Man on PS5 wont let you carry over your PS4 saves
Image: Sony Insomniac Games’ hugely-successful 2018 hit Spider-Man is being remastered for PlayStation 5 with ray-tracing, faster loading, and support for the DualSense controller’s ...
12:00 am - Tue, September 22, 2020
The Verge Check out these League of Legends jerseys designed by Heron Preston
The League of Legends World Championship kicks off this week, and teams want to look their best — so Korean side Gen.G partnered with famed streetwear designer Heron Preston for their ne...
10:03 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge See inside the new Apple Watch Series 6 with iFixits latest teardown
Image: iFixit iFixit took apart the Apple Watch Series 6 today, getting an inside look at the new sensors added to enable blood oxygen tracking. There’s also one major piece of hardwar...
09:23 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge iOS 14 basics: how to add widgets to your iPhones home screen
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge One of the more prominent changes introduced in iOS 14, and one that is generating a lot of interest, is the addition of widgets that can be added to any...
09:06 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Google seemingly discontinues the original Pixelbook but wont quite say
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Since 2017, the Google Pixelbook has maintained a spot on our list of the very best Chromebooks you can buy, with tasteful design and processing headro...
08:57 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge New emoji approved to help express the anguish of 2020
This year has been hard. Wildfire smoke has engulfed the West Coast, hundreds of thousands are dead from an ongoing pandemic, and the US government is deadlocked to the point of illegitima...
08:36 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge BlizzConline will bring back Blizzards canceled convention as an online show in February
Blizzard Entertainment was forced to cancel its annual BlizzCon fan convention earlier this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but the company has announced new plans for an online...
08:17 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge CDC removes guidance about airborne spread of the coronavirus
Photo by Craig F. Walker/The Boston Globe via Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention abruptly removed information from its website saying that COVID-19 can spread th...
07:58 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Amazon in-stock alerts are trolling people with $5,000 RTX 3080 graphics cards
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Nvidia’s RTX 3080 launch last week was a total mess, one Nvidia is still navigating the fallout from following its public apology earlier today. The aft...
07:55 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Note 20 is still $200 off at several retailers
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If it’s time to upgrade your phone, you might be considering Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 or the Note 20 Ultra. Both are among the most powerful Android...
07:24 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Prezi is releasing new video features to make virtual teaching more exciting
Prezi You may know Prezi as an innovative PowerPoint-esque software that lays information out as an animated map rather than sequential slides. But the company has expanded in the past y...
07:19 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Oracle says ByteDance will have no ownership stake in the new TikTok Global
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In a statement to reporters on Monday, Oracle announced that its new TikTok venture will be entirely divested from ByteDance, a significant break ...
06:56 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Gmail can now be set as the default iOS 14 email app
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google just released the official update to Gmail, allowing it to be set as the default email application for iOS 14 devices. iOS 14 — which wa...
06:49 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Nvidia publicly apologizes for RTX 3080 launch, promises to ship more cards every week
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Nvidia has apologized for the RTX 3080 GPU preorder fiasco, which saw the highly desirable graphics card sold out pretty much everywhere. “We were not p...
06:41 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Xbox Series X and S preorders are about to kick off around the world
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Series S consoles will be available for preorder around the world on September 22nd — and depending on where you live, t...
06:34 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Microsofts new digital Xbox store now available to all Xbox One owners
Microsoft Microsoft’s redesigned Xbox store rolls out digitally to all users today, after its successful initial deployment to insiders early last month. As my colleague Chris Welch p...
05:56 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge The Falcon and the Winter Soldier delayed until 2021
Marvel Studios’ first big Disney Plus project, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, is being moved back to 2021, making a rough year for Marvel fans a little bit rougher. Although Marvel ...
05:47 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Oh yeah, its the 21st of September
It’s September 21st — the final day of summer, the eve of the equinox, and far more importantly, the day memorialized by the 1978 Earth, Wind & Fire classic, “September.” It’...
05:00 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Why Microsoft bought Bethesda for $7.5 billion
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s priciest video game acquisition, a $7.5 billion purchase of Bethesda Softworks parent company ZeniMax Media, shocked the industry on...
04:51 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Lego is making a Baby Yoda set, and I love him already
Image: Lego You know what’s better than buying a toy version of The Child Baby Yoda? Building a replica of Baby Yoda by purchasing the new set Lego is making. That’s right. Lego is ...
04:42 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Amazon will launch a new location-tracking mesh network system later this year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is preparing to launch an ambitious networking and location system later this year under the name Amazon Sidewalk. Sidewalk will link smart...
04:35 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Xbox Game Pass subscribers jump 50 percent to 15 million in less than six months
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is revealing today that it now has 15 million Xbox Game Pass subscribers. That’s up 50 percent from the 10 million the company previou...
04:21 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Minecraft is now available for PlayStation VR as a free update
Minecraft’s PlayStation VR update is available now to download. Developer Mojang Studios announced the update earlier this month but hadn’t previously said when it would be playable. I...
04:07 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Photoshops sky replacement tool makes it easier to fake a perfect sunset
Adobe is preparing to add an AI-powered sky replacement tool to Photoshop that makes it easier to swap out the sky in any picture with just a few clicks. The company previewed the tool on ...
04:00 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Pokmon Go partners with French fashion brand for cute in-game backpacks
As part of The Pokémon Company and Longchamp Paris’ fashion collaboration, Niantic is adding special in-game items for players to dress up their trainers. A Longchamp backpack will be a...
03:59 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Microsoft will honor Bethesdas PS5 exclusives, but future console releases will be case-by-case
Following the announcement of Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of Bethesda Softworks parent company ZeniMax — owner of Doom, Fallout, and more — some of the biggest questions I s...
03:12 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Bird doubles down on selling electric scooters directly to customers
Bird, the electric scooter startup that helped kick off the shared micromobility boom, is doubling down on personal ownership. Over the weekend, the company unveiled its new, foldable elec...
03:00 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Microsofts latest environmental pledge tackles water scarcity
The Microsoft Asia-Pacific Research and Development Group (ARD) is pictured at Zhongguancun on August 16, 2020 in Beijing, China. | Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images Microsoft plans to a...
02:51 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Cowboy electric bikes getting automatic crash detection for free
Cowboy 2 electric bike. | Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge Owners of older Cowboy 2 and brand-new Cowboy 3 e-bikes will receive a free software update that adds crash detection by the ...
02:45 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge YouTube brings back more human moderators after AI systems over-censor
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube says it’s bringing back human moderators who were “put offline” during the pandemic after the company’s AI filters failed to match...
02:29 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge You can now stream your Xbox One games to your Android phone for free
Microsoft is releasing a new Xbox app for Android today that includes an overhauled design and the ability to remotely play Xbox games streamed directly from your console. The Xbox remote ...
02:04 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge What to expect at Teslas Battery Day event
‘Million mile’ batteries and ‘Terafactories’ are just some of the things that could be on deck for Elon Musk’s big event Continue reading… ...
01:20 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Microsoft is acquiring Bethesda Softworks parent company ZeniMax
Bethesda Softworks Microsoft has agreed to acquire ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Doom and Fallout studio Bethesda Softworks, for $7.5 billion in cash. The acquisition follows earl...
01:08 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge BTS is coming to Fortnite
Photo by Cindy Ord/WireImage One of the biggest bands in the world is coming to one of the biggest games in the world. Today, Epic Games announced that K-pop group BTS will be debuting t...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Facebook will let people claim ownership of images and issue takedown requests
Facebook Facebook is going to let people take more control over the images they own and where they end up. In an update to its rights management platform, the company is starting to work...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge NBCUniversals Peacock streaming service is now available on Roku
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After months of negotiations leading to a public showdown last week between NBCUniversal and Roku, NBCUniversal’s streaming service, Peacock, is...
12:56 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge OnePlus 8T launch event set for October 14th
An image that appears to show thee OnePlus 8T previously leaked in a software update. | Image: OxygenUpdater OnePlus will announce its next flagship phone, the OnePlus 8T, on October 14t...
12:33 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Unannounced Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition gets detailed on video
Image: Jimmy is Promo Samsung’s unannounced Galaxy S20 Fan Edition (FE) has appeared in a pair of new videos. The first is a hands-on video from YouTuber Jimmy Is Promo which shows off...
12:25 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Making it Work
The Verge presents Making It Work, a special issue about how small businesses have found clever and creative ways to adapt to the current climate, be it the pandemic, sweeping tech platfor...
12:24 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Apples new iPad Air fingerprint sensor would be ideal for the iPhone 12
One of Apple’s surprise hardware announcements last week was the relocation of the iPad Air’s fingerprint sensor to a tiny power button on top of the display. It’s a change from the ...
12:15 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge The mask barons of Etsy
Illustration by Claudia Chinyere Akole How a couple of mom-and-pop shops made millions off masks Continue reading… ...
12:06 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge How to customize your iPhones home screen with widgets and app icons
Your phone, too, could look like absolute garbage, with custom app icons. | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge One of the biggest differences between iOS and Android has always been custom...
12:05 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Boring, mundane businesses have an exhilarating, viral life on TikTok
Illustration by Claudia Chinyere Akole In a minute’s time, you can see a beekeeper remove tens of thousands of bees from a compost bin with her bare hands. Watch a man cut open a tree ...
12:00 pm - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge COVID ruined weddings, so now people are eloping on Instagram
Illustration by Claudia Chinyere Akole By the end of March, every single one of Kat Ferguson’s clients had canceled or postponed their wedding. Her company, Little Creek Events, had 2...
10:37 am - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Nikolas founder steps down from board as company faces fraud allegations
Photo: Nikola Corporation Nikola founder and executive chairman Trevor Milton is stepping down from the company’s board of directors after allegations that the zero-emission vehicle st...
10:00 am - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge Facebook estimates it has helped more people register to vote in 2020 than it did in 2016
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook estimates it has helped 2.5 million people register to vote this year across Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger, the company said. With m...
08:39 am - Mon, September 21, 2020
The Verge WandaVisions first trailer resurrects Marvels Vision for Disney Plus TV debut
Image: Disney Plus Last night’s Emmys saw the arrival of the debut trailer for WandaVision, which could be the first major Marvel TV series to arrive on Disney Plus. If the trailer is ...
09:36 pm - Sun, September 20, 2020
The Verge New trailers: Your Honor, Chicago 7, and a little show called The Mandalorian
I was on a bit of a Star Wars kick the past week, watching The Empire Strikes Back, Rogue One, and The Last Jedi, inspired partly by the great news of a new trailer for The Mandalorian’s...
08:20 pm - Sun, September 20, 2020
The Verge Twitter is looking into why its photo preview appears to favor white faces over Black faces
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter it was looking into why the neural network it uses to generate photo previews apparently chooses to show white people’s faces more frequ...
06:14 pm - Sun, September 20, 2020
The Verge ActBlue sees huge surge in small-dollar donations following Ginsburgs death
Supreme Court 1 (Verge Stock) ActBlue, the FEC-certified Democratic fundraising site, says its fundraising following the Friday death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has top...
04:56 pm - Sun, September 20, 2020
The Verge TikTok and WeChat both managed to avoid their Sunday bans
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Friday, it looked like the US was ready to ban new downloads of TikTok and WeChat, two popular China-based apps that the Trump administration w...
01:48 pm - Sun, September 20, 2020
The Verge Judge blocks US ban on WeChat that was set to go into effect today
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A judge in California has blocked the Commerce Department’s ban on new downloads of China-based messaging app WeChat, Reuters reported Sunday. U...
01:00 pm - Sun, September 20, 2020
The Verge The Verges favorite gadgets for coffee and tea
I’m not sure about you, but one of the things that has been keeping many of us sane during these weird, not-so-wonderful times, is coffee and tea. Besides the caffeine energy lift (for t...
09:55 pm - Sat, September 19, 2020
The Verge President Trump says he approves of Oracles bid for TikTok in concept
Photo by Ethan Miller / Getty Images President Trump says he has approved “in concept” Oracle’s bid for TikTok, less than a day before a de facto ban he threatened in August was se...
09:31 pm - Sat, September 19, 2020
The Verge TikTok files last-minute lawsuit against Trump administration to stave off looming ban
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok and parent company ByteDance filed a lawsuit late Friday against the Trump administration to try to fend off a ban on new downloads of the ...
08:50 pm - Sat, September 19, 2020
The Verge Turing Award winners endorse Biden, say Trump immigration policy will stifle tech research
Twenty-four winners of the Turing Award are endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden in the upcoming presidential election, The New York Times reported, explaining they’re concerned the...
06:33 pm - Sat, September 19, 2020
The Verge WeChat and TikTok see US downloads climb ahead of Trump administration ban
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Messaging app WeChat had its biggest one-day download numbers in nearly two years on Friday, ahead of a ban on new downloads from the US Commerce ...
05:22 pm - Sat, September 19, 2020
The Verge Sony apologizes for PS5 preorders mess, promises more stock over next few days
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Sony has apologized for PS5 preorders being a bit of a mess. “Let’s be honest: PS5 preorders could have been a lot smoother,” says Sony from...
04:53 pm - Sat, September 19, 2020
The Verge Epic says Apple cherry picked info about Fortnites popularity in new filing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In the ongoing Epic Games vs. Apple saga, Epic says in a new legal filing that Apple made incorrect statements in its own legal filing earlier thi...
02:57 pm - Sat, September 19, 2020
The Verge Judge throws out defamation case against Tesla by former employee
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A judge in Nevada has dismissed a defamation case by a former Tesla employee, who claimed the company spread a false rumor about him after he admi...
02:00 pm - Sat, September 19, 2020
The Verge Why its important to look for the limitations in coronavirus studies
Illustration by Alex Castro This week, I got to talk about vaccines and vaccine information with Natalie Dean, and The Verge’s Nicole Wetsman and Nilay Patel on The Vergecast. It was a...
01:35 pm - Sat, September 19, 2020
The Verge Six people indicted in Amazon Marketplace bribery scheme to help third-party sellers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Six people have been indicted by a grand jury in Washington state on charges they bribed Amazon employees to manipulate third-party seller listing...
11:52 am - Sat, September 19, 2020
The Verge First PS5 photos show just how big Sonys next-gen console truly is
Sony’s upcoming PS5 hardware has appeared at the FCC, providing us with the first close up photos of the next-gen console. The FCC has published a variety of images, showing the standard...
10:10 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Apple will launch its online store in India on September 23rd
Image: Apple Apple will launch its online store in India on September 23rd, giving customers in India a way to buy Apple products directly from the company for the first time. “We’re...
09:59 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Roku and Comcast reach agreement to carry Peacock on Roku
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Comcast and Roku have come to an agreement months after NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service launched. Peacock will be available to stream o...
09:08 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge YouTubes website now blocks iOS 14s picture-in-picture mode unless you pay for Premium
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge One of iOS 14’s big new features is picture-in-picture mode, which lets you watch a video in a small window while you’re doing other things on...
09:00 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Procreate 5X adds new filters and a handy reference companion view
Procreate’s next big update, Procreate 5X, adds new filters and adjustments that’ll be really helpful for those who are trying to do more in Procreate and less in Photoshop. The update...
07:05 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Amazon warns PS5 preorder customers that consoles might arrive after launch day
Image: Sony It seemed a little too good to be true the other night when Amazon successfully processed a bunch of PlayStation 5 preorders after other retailers dropped the ball spectacula...
07:04 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge CDC says asymptomatic people should get tested for COVID-19 after all
Photo by Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today that individuals who don’t have coronavirus symptoms should get t...
06:59 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge OnePlus will release an app to make its OnePlus Buds work better with other Android phones
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge OnePlus released the OnePlus Buds, its $79 true wireless earbuds, back in July. While they have great battery and an affordable price, if you used them w...
06:21 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge How to use iOS 14s App Library to organize your apps
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you’re an organization junkie and an iPhone user, then iOS 14 has provided you with a new tool: the App Library, which organizes your app...
06:11 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Heres what you need to run Cyberpunk 2077 on PC
CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077 will be released in a few months, but ahead of its mid-November launch, developer CD Projekt Red unveiled the system requirements needed to run the PC versi...
05:25 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Amazons fall Alexa hardware event is set for September 24th
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon’s fall Alexa hardware event is scheduled for September 24th at 1PM ET. It’s not clear exactly what might be revealed at the event — an invit...
05:10 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Amazon wont confirm latest rumors of mid-October Prime Day
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon postponed its annual Prime Day from July to a date TBD, but new rumors — with a hint of evidence — suggest it may be happening in mid-O...
05:08 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge The Devil All the Time is only good some of the time
Image: Netflix Throughout The Devil All the Time’s sprawling story — which unfolds across generations, families, and two wars that shaped them all — men go to the woods to seek God...
04:53 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Z Fold 2, Tab S7, and Tab S7 Plus are available now
Samsung’s latest foldable, the Galaxy Z Fold 2, and its newest tablets, the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7 Plus, are now available to purchase. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 costs $1,999, the Galaxy Tab S7 ...
04:25 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Here are the email apps iOS 14 now lets you set as default
Dieter Bohn / The Verge Apple’s iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 launched this week, introducing a ton of new features to the company’s smartphones and tablets — including the option to change...
04:22 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge The big winner of Apples new One subscription bundle is Apple TV Plus
Image: Apple Apple’s new Apple One bundle, which gives customers an assortment of Apple-owned services for a monthly fee, is likely to help out subscriptions for all of its offerings, ...
03:59 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge New leak of Googles next Chromecast shows full remote with dedicated Netflix and YouTube buttons
Image: WinFuture We might have just gotten our best look yet at the long-rumored new Chromecast and its dedicated remote, thanks to what appear to be leaked marketing renders posted by W...
03:57 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Fall announcements update: Apple Watch Series 6 to Oculus Quest 2
The fall tech season is in full swing, with Apple announcing new Watches and iPads, Sony announcing pricing for the PlayStation 5, and Facebook revealing a sequel to its standalone Oculus ...
03:32 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge TikTok CEO asks Instagram, Facebook to help fight TikTok ban
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok’s interim CEO, Vanessa Pappas, is asking Facebook and Instagram to “publicly join our challenge and support our litigation,” as TikTo...
03:20 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Trump administration reportedly questions Epic Games and Riot about Tencent ties
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Trump administration is apparently investigating the data collection policies of American companies linked to Tencent, following sanctions on Tencen...
02:54 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Tropical Storm Wilfred broke a record as soon as it formed
Satellite imagery of the Atlantic Oceean | Image: NOAA The record-shattering 2020 Atlantic hurricane season just ran out of storm names. A storm that developed in the eastern Atlantic on...
02:49 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge How the F-Factor diet became the center of an Instagram influencer feud
Photo by Adriel Reboh / Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Before April 2020, Tanya Zuckerbrot seemed to have it all. A wealthy Instagram influencer, she had a $22 million duplex on Park ...
02:43 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Apples new eighth-gen iPad and the latest Apple Watches are available today
Apple Apple has launched three new products today, following their announcement just a few days ago at the company’s “Time Flies” event. You can now order the $329 eighth-generatio...
02:24 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Tesla owner in Canada charged with sleeping while driving over 90 mph
A Tesla Model S owner in Alberta, Canada, was charged with dangerous driving after being pulled over for sleeping while traveling at speeds of 150 km/h (93 mph). The case raises questions ...
02:15 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Sonys last-gen WH-1000XM3 wireless noise-canceling headphones are $95 off
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge If you’re in the market for a great set of wireless, over-ear headphones that have sublime noise cancellation and sound quality, Sony’s WH-1000XM3 ...
02:08 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Trumps TikTok ban is a gross abuse of power
Photo by Alex Wong / Getty Images Update: This piece was originally published on August 11th and has been updated to reflect the official commerce order banning transactions with ByteDan...
01:35 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Fortnite: Save the World for Mac is shutting down because of Epics battle with Apple
Epic Games says Fortnite: Save the World will no longer be playable on macOS beginning on September 23rd because Apple is preventing the game from receiving new updates. The co-op action s...
01:34 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Roku to lose some NBC channels as dispute over Peacock streaming deal heats up
Chris Welch/The Verge Roku is slamming Comcast’s decision to pull NBC’s TV Everywhere channels from the streaming service as negotiations over distribution for NBCUniversal’s Peaco...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 has progressed beyond the need for vowels
Asus partnered with Acronym to create this colorful and delightfully weird laptop. You all just need to look at this. This here is the weirdest and coolest 14-inch gaming laptop I’ve e...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and S7 Plus review: hardware cant carry it all
Samsung’s latest tablets are saddled by familiar problems Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge LG Wing hands-on: its weird, but it works
Photo by Alix Diaconis / The Verge LG’s Wing might be the most wild-looking smartphone in 2020 — which is saying something, given the wide array of phones released this year. But des...
12:17 pm - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Trump to ban US TikTok and WeChat app store downloads on September 20th
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Commerce Department has issued a new order to block people in the US from downloading the popular video-sharing app TikTok as of September ...
11:55 am - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Were delighted to say you can pet the dogs in this video game bundle
There are a couple of questions I ask myself before I spend money on a game. How long is it? Can my PC run it? And if there’s a dog in it, can I pet it? In the case of Humble Bundle’s ...
11:33 am - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Huaweis P40 Pro Plus is the smartphone zoom king
The only 10x periscope telephoto lens around Continue reading… ...
11:00 am - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Heres what Apples new rules about cloud gaming actually mean
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple has changed the rules. One month after suggesting its iOS App Store guidelines would bar cloud gaming services like Google Stadia and Mi...
10:00 am - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Kevin Systrom probably wont take over TikTok, but its fun to dream
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This week was the deadline for ByteDance to divorce itself of TikTok over security concerns, but at press time no deal has been struck. Instead, w...
09:57 am - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Here are the browsers iOS 14 now lets you set as default
iOS 14 lets you change your default browser in Settings. | Photo by Jon Porter / The Verge With iOS 14, Apple finally lets you choose which browser you want to use as your default, letti...
07:48 am - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Google corrects unfortunate Stalkerware typo allowing partner-tracking apps
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is correcting a “typo” in its Play Store “stalkerware” policy that currently suggests that apps can be used to track spouses. Stalk...
01:07 am - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Nvidias RTX Voice app was great, and its Broadcast successor is now available
Earlier this year, Nvidia released RTX Voice, a beta software to process audio and suppress almost all background noise, and it worked amazingly well. My colleague Jon Porter made the soun...
12:30 am - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Heres how to preorder the PS5, when it ever becomes available again
Image: Sony Sony’s PlayStation 5 will launch on November 12th in the US starting at $399.99. That price will get you the digital edition of the console that doesn’t have a Blu-ray di...
12:13 am - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge PSA: Walmart is trying PS5 preorders again at 6PM PT / 9PM ET right here
Image: Walmart The PS5 pre-order situation has so far been a bit of a mess, but you might just have your next shot to snag a console very soon — Walmart will be offering PS5 pre-orders...
12:13 am - Fri, September 18, 2020
The Verge Walmarts latest PS5 preorders were gone in about a minute
Image: Walmart The PS5 pre-order situation has so far been a bit of a mess, and Walmart’s fresh batch of consoles at 6PM PT / 9PM ET on Thursday night did nothing to change that. They ...
11:02 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Apple is making Shazam a bigger part of your iPhone
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple bought music recognition app Shazam in 2018, and now it’s integrating it into iOS in another big way — a new Music Recognition featu...
10:46 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Microsofts worldwide list of where and when Xbox Series X and S pre-orders will begin
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is revealing today the exact time you’ll be able to preorder an Xbox Series X or Series S console on September 22nd — and in the hours since...
09:59 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Amazon reportedly sold drugs used for doping months after promising to crack down
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has removed dozens of listings for peptides, drugs that can be used for doping, after an investigation from The Markup found 66 examples of...
09:53 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Lego finally realizes it doesnt need to use plastic to package its tiny plastic bricks
Image: Lego If you ever purchased a Lego set, you’ll know the box comes with an uncomfortable amount of plastic bags to separate each set of pieces included. Personally, I felt it was ...
09:48 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Demons Souls and Final Fantasy XVIs now-retracted PC launches are an odd coincidence
Image: Sony As part of its PlayStation 5 launch event yesterday, Sony said Final Fantasy XVI and Demon’s Souls weren’t just strictly PS5 exclusives — trailers for both games reveal...
09:46 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Google fixes odd bug that made some Pixel Buds audio cut out at 1:50 intervals
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Google is still trying to iron out connectivity issues with its Pixel Buds. The company has confirmed that it has identified the cause of a strange, fr...
08:13 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Amazons business generated $1.6 billion in 2019 profit for the USPS, new report finds
Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty Images A bombshell report in The Washington Post today details the ongoing feud between the Trump administration and the US Postal Service, and it provide...
07:32 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Twitter rolls out new security features to prevent Election Day chaos
Illustration by Alex Castro Twitter will start prompting high-profile political accounts to take heightened security measures ahead of the 2020 US election, the company announced Thursda...
07:17 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge iOS 14 switches default apps back to Apples Safari and Mail after a reboot
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple gives you the option of picking new default browser and email apps in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14. But it’s been discovered that, at least in...
07:11 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Nvidia RTX 3080 cards are selling for thousands on eBay, and people are pissed
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge The Nvidia RTX 3080 graphics card was released at 9AM ET, and disappointment began only seconds later. All major online stores in the US are sold out, and...
07:11 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Woman dies during a ransomware attack on a German hospital
A woman in Germany died during a ransomware attack on the Duesseldorf University Hospital, in what may be the first death directly linked to a cyberattack on a hospital. The hospital could...
07:05 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Warner Bros. reassures fans that J.K. Rowling isnt directly involved with new Harry Potter game
Photo by Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images Warner Bros., the studio that’s behind the latest Harry Potter video game title — Hogwarts Legacy, which will debut on next-gen consoles and PCs ...
07:03 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Xbox Series X and S preorders start at 11AM ET on September 22nd
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is revealing today the exact time you’ll be able to preorder an Xbox Series X or Series S console on September 22nd. Preorders will start at 1...
06:52 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Production company aims to film space reality TV show, with the winner flying to orbit
Image: NASA A US production company is planning to produce a reality TV show competition, where the winner will receive a trip to the International Space Station as the ultimate prize, D...
06:48 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Amazons first round of climate pledge funding will tackle battery waste and EVs
Amazon van with prime logo in a logistic centre. | Photo by Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images In its first round of funding from its $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund, Amazon is ...
05:57 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Heres how to preorder the PS5, when it ever becomes available again
Image: Sony Sony’s PlayStation 5 will launch on November 12th in the US starting at $399.99. That price will get you the digital edition of the console that doesn’t have a Blu-ray di...
05:33 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Riot helps you get into the League of Legends World Championship with animated shorts
Image: Riot Games Riot Games has released a series of animated shorts to hype up the upcoming League of Legends World Championship tournament, including one that could be really helpful ...
05:32 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Facebook will stop recommending health groups
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is adding new rules intended to slow the spread of misinformation and other harmful content on its Groups feature. From now on, if a grou...
04:32 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge The DS was Nintendo at its best and weirdest
Nintendo has always been a strange company. The Kyoto-based game maker turned an Italian plumber into one of pop culture’s biggest icons, and the company has experimented with everything...
03:52 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Facebook combines Messenger and Instagram chats in new app for small businesses
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is launching a new app to let small business owners manage pages and profiles across Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram, COO Sheryl Sandb...
03:32 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge The biggest announcements and trailers from todays Nintendo Direct Mini
Nintendo recently revealed a huge slate of Mario games coming to the Switch (and one Zelda spinoff), but today, the company put the focus on some of the third-party titles that will help f...
03:03 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Disney Plus won its first Emmy awards last night, thanks to The Mandalorian
The Mandalorian was one of the first shows to premiere on Disney’s streaming service when it launched in November 2019, and now it’s the reason Disney Plus won its first Emmy awards. ...
02:55 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Nvidias RTX 3080 is already sold out pretty much everywhere online in the US
The queue outside Micro Center in Brooklyn. | Photo by TC Sottek / The Verge Nvidia’s new RTX 3080 graphics card went on sale earlier today, but it seems the new $699 GPU is already so...
02:33 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Ori and the Will of the Wisps launches on Nintendo Switch today
Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Moon Studios’ sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest, is launching today for the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo announced the news today during a small Nintendo Dir...
02:31 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge The Apple Watch Series 5 is $100 off at Amazon and Walmart
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Apple Watch Series 6 releases tomorrow, starting at $399 for the 40mm size and $429 for the 44mm size. If you don’t think you need the latest mode...
02:25 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Ford breaks ground on electric F-150 pickup truck plant in Michigan
Ford broke ground on a new manufacturing plant outside of Dearborn, Michigan, where it will build an electric version of its extremely popular pickup truck, the F-150. The new facility, lo...
02:10 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge What the future of Venus exploration could look like following major discovery
With the recent discovery of a possible sign of life on Venus, it’s possible we could see a new surge of missions headed to the cloudy world in the future. Those next-generation robotic ...
02:03 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge OnlyFans stars say TikTok is making them rich
A viral video can spur thousands of subs Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Comcast to provide Wi-Fi to low-income students through local community centers
Photo: Comcast Comcast is launching a program to provide free Wi-Fi in community centers as part of an effort to improve internet access for students in low-income areas, the company sai...
01:31 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Google Drive will start to delete trashed files after 30 days starting on October 13th
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is changing how Google Drive handles trashed files and documents. Starting on October 13th, files in the trash will automatically delete af...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge The Apple Watch Series 6: first impressions of a very good smartwatch
Also a very red smartwatch Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge We tested one of Intels Tiger Lake processors and Xe Graphics are the real deal
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Earlier this month, Intel announced its 11th-Gen “Tiger Lake” laptop CPUs. The company proclaimed them the new best processor for thin-and-light lapt...
12:54 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Is Apple One a bargain? Its complicated
Apple One, Apple’s long-awaited services bundle, has arrived — or, more accurately, three different Apple One bundles have arrived. It’s a move that highlights both how inaccurate th...
12:18 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Hacker turns little Lego man Mario into Super Mario Bros. controller
There are lots of ways to play Super Mario games if you’re feeling creative. You could use a regular controller, sure, but why not a Guitar Hero guitar, Donkey Kong’s famous bongo peri...
12:00 pm - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Will the Xbox Series S hold back next-gen gaming?
Here’s what to expect from Microsoft’s tiny new console Continue reading… ...
11:37 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge With the next console generation, buying digital looks better than ever
The PlayStation 5 Digital Edition. I’m generally a person who appreciates physical media. I collect vinyl records, buy print books, and like to watch 4K Blu-ray movies. But for a varie...
11:23 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Evernote makes another bid for noteworthiness, starting with iOS redesign
Evernote used to be the default in note-taking: the fastest, easiest way to keep track of thoughts across devices. Its fall from grace was slow then sudden (as when four executives left in...
11:00 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge The PS5 is priced, the Oculus Quest 2 launched, and the GoPro Hero 9 reviewed
Processor is a digest for what’s happening in the world of consumer technology, with incisive analysis (or maybe just jokes) from Dieter Bohn. Sign up for the newsletter here and check ...
10:00 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge OnePlus well-balanced Nord line is US-bound with sub-$400 5G model, says report
OnePlus’ Nord handset, released internationally but not in the US. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge We were pretty pleased with the OnePlus Nord — a well-balanced, mid-ranger tha...
09:00 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Mozilla wants your help to fix terrible YouTube recommendations
Mozilla’s browser extension invites user input on YouTube’s algorithm | Mozilla YouTube’s recommendations algorithm can lead you down some very weird rabbit holes, suggesting video...
08:13 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Safari 14 is now available for macOS Catalina and Mojave
Apple announced the new Safari features back at WWDC 2020. | Image: Apple Apple has released the latest version of its Safari browser for macOS Catalina and High Sierra, ahead of the rel...
07:00 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Sony announces the Xperia 5 II with 120Hz screen and actually useful game enhancements
Sony is continuing its refresh of its smartphone line to focus on photography and video with the new Xperia 5 II. It’s the smaller sibling of the very tall and weirdly expensive Xperia 1...
06:30 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Nintendo has discontinued the 3DS
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Nintendo has discontinued every model of the 3DS, according to its Japanese website. The page listings for the New 3DS LL, New 2DS LL, and 2DS are still l...
04:01 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge iRobots new $599 i3 Plus Roomba comes with automatic emptying but no smart maps
iRobot has announced a pair of new midrange vacuum cleaners that have some of the perks of its top-range models but a few compromises, too. They are the $599 i3 Plus, which comes with the ...
01:40 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Where to buy Nvidias RTX 3080 graphics card tonight or tomorrow
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Sony’s PlayStation 5 opened pre-orders today, and it’s an utter fiasco so far — there was no communication about when, where, or how to get one with...
01:40 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Where to buy Nvidias RTX 3080 graphics card apparently, starting at 6AM PT
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Sony’s PlayStation 5 opened pre-orders today, and it’s an utter fiasco so far — there was no communication about when, where, or how to get one with...
12:48 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge PS5 will be 99 percent backward compatible with PS4 games
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Sony revealed the PlayStation 5’s price and release date ($399 for the all-digital version, and $499 for the one with a disc drive, both out on ...
12:43 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge PS5 pre-orders began a day early, and so far theyre a mess
Sony ended its presentation today with the long-awaited price and release date for the PS5 — but stopped short of telling gamers when and where to buy one, until a tweet seemed to make t...
12:43 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge PS5 preorders began a day early, and so far theyre a mess
Sony ended its presentation Wednesday with the long-awaited price and release date for the PS5 — but stopped short of telling gamers when and where to buy one, until a tweet seemed to ma...
12:00 am - Thu, September 17, 2020
The Verge Mark Zuckerberg on why he doesnt want to put an Apple Watch on your face
Photo by Nick Statt / The Verge Social networks contain multitudes. One day you’re writing about internal dissent over the company’s ability to uproot influence campaigns and electio...
10:35 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Confirmed: The PS5 is the biggest game console in modern history
When internet detectives revealed the PlayStation 5 was going to be huge, we were extremely amused — but even their fancy Photoshops couldn’t completely prepare us for how enormous the...
10:34 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Please do not use a live snake as your face mask
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Over the last several months, I have seen a great many comparisons of fabrics that can be used to construct homemade face masks to help prevent t...
10:05 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Sony reveals PS5 accessory pricing, including $70 DualSense controller
Image: Sony Alongside the reveal of the PlayStation 5’s $399 and $499 price tags and November 12th release date, Sony also announced how much the various accessories for the upcoming c...
10:03 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Sony confirms PS5s first-party launch lineup and free game upgrade plans for PS4 titles
Image: Sony / Insomniac Games Sony has confirmed its PlayStation 5 first-party launch lineup, as well as confirming some details around PS4 versions of its exclusive titles and how the t...
10:01 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge How to download and install iOS 14 and iPadOS 14
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, Apple’s newest software updates for the iPhone and iPad, are rolling out now, and they bring a lot of new features. On iOS 14, yo...
09:50 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Cheaper air quality sensors arrived just in time for the climate catastrophe
A man crosses a street in downtown Portland, Oregon where air quality due to smoke from wildfires was measured to be amongst the worst in the world, September 14, 2020. | Photo by ROBYN BEC...
09:47 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Facebook Connect 7: the 5 biggest announcements
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook packed its Connect virtual and augmented reality conference into a single day this year, and it announced a lot of news during its tw...
09:45 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge PlayStation 5 games will cost up to $69.99
Sony revealed the release date and price for its next-gen console, the PlayStation 5, alongside news of its launch titles and upcoming games. According to a post on the PlayStation Blog, g...
09:19 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge The 10 biggest announcements and trailers from Sonys PS5 showcase
A week after Microsoft detailed the price and release date for both the Xbox Series X and the Series S, Sony has followed suit with a major PS5 showcase event. On Wednesday, Sony revealed ...
09:06 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Watch Demons Souls first gameplay on PS5
Sony released the first gameplay from Bluepoint Games’ upcoming remake of Demon’s Souls. The video dropped today as part of the PlayStation 5’s event. Demon’s Souls is a total rem...
09:03 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Sonys PlayStation Plus Collection will let you play a bunch of PS4 classics on PS5 at launch
Image: Sony Sony has announced the PlayStation Plus Collection for PS5. Described as “a new PlayStation Plus benefit for PlayStation 5,” it’s a bundle of “generation-defining” ...
08:58 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Sony teases God of War sequel for PlayStation 5 in 2021
God of War is coming to the PlayStation 5 in 2021, Sony teased today, with the company announcing a next-gen sequel that’s due out next year. The sequel to the 2018 PlayStation 4 title ...
08:08 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Final Fantasy XVI announced for PlayStation 5
Final Fantasy is heading to the PlayStation 5 with a new entry, Final Fantaxy XVI. The news was announced today during Sony’s console event with a brief teaser. Ahead of the PlayStation...
07:58 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 are starting to roll out
Dieter Bohn / The Verge Apple’s iOS 14, the latest major software update for iPhones, should soon be available to download. Web trackers show it’s already available on Apple’s serv...
07:42 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Oculus Quest vs. Oculus Quest 2: whats the difference?
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook just announced the Oculus Quest 2, a successor to its Quest virtual reality headset from 2019. At $299 for the base model, the new be...
07:40 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Outlook can now be set as default mail app on iOS 14
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple has released iOS 14 today, and Microsoft is one of the first to support the new default mail app option in Apple’s latest update. Appl...
07:06 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Amazon gives Samuel L. Jackson his own Alexa wake phrase
Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Roadside Attractions Amazon is expanding its Samuel L. Jackson voice skill for its Alexa digital assistant to include tens of thousands more phras...
07:04 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Logitechs new gaming headsets are certified for Oculus Quest 2
The G333 in-ear headphones connected to the Quest 2. | Logited Logitech is launching two new gaming audio products that are built for the just-announced Oculus Quest 2. One of them is ca...
06:34 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Many states arent reporting rapid COVID-19 test results
Photo by Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Over 20 states aren’t including results from a type of rapid COVID-19 test in their overall case numbers, according to a surv...
06:24 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Bill & Ted Face the Music is a movie for the year we lost
Bill & Ted Face the Music feels a bit like a prank. Franchise filmmaking is king now, and because of this, any revival feels cynical by default. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure ...
06:15 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge VR Assassins Creed and Splinter Cell games are coming
Ubisoft has announced new Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell games built entirely for virtual reality. The games, announced during the Facebook Connect (previously called Oculus Connect)...
06:12 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge The US Army shouts out an anti-Semitic user on Twitch
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, the Army has found itself in a new pot of hot water after a member of the Army National Guard, Axel “ZexsOG” Torres, shouted out an ant...
05:47 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge The original Myst is coming to VR
Cyan Worlds Myst creator Cyan Worlds is adapting its classic adventure game to virtual reality. Facebook and Cyan announced that Myst will get a VR remake for the Oculus Quest later this...
05:41 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Connect 7: All the news from Facebook and Oculus big VR / AR event
A virtual conference for virtual reality Continue reading… ...
05:40 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Heres how to preorder the Oculus Quest 2
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Oculus announced the Quest 2, its next standalone VR headset that doesn’t require a PC. My colleague Adi Robertson wrote everything you need...
05:30 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Facebook is discontinuing the Oculus Rift S
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus is ending sales of the Rift S headset next spring. It’s retiring the PC-based VR device to foc...
05:30 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Facebook will let creators put their AR effects in Messenger and Portal
Facebook Facebook is giving augmented reality effects creators more places to share their work. The company announced, as part of its Facebook Connect event today, that it’ll expand th...
05:30 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge OculusQuest 2 review: better, cheaperVR
The new default for VR, if you’re okay with Facebook Continue reading… ...
05:30 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge The Oculus Quest 2 has an optional, more comfortable head strap
Oculus Facebook’s Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headset is being released alongside several optional accessories, including two head strap variants, Logitech earbuds and headphones, a...
05:23 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Oculus new Quest 2 VR headset starts at $299 and ships October 13th
A second-generation Oculus Quest virtual reality headset, the Quest 2, is shipping next month starting at $299. Facebook opened preorders for the Quest 2 today, and it’s launching the he...
03:48 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Gateway is back, and its selling AMD-powered budget laptops at Walmart
Image: Gateway Gateway, the major PC brand of the 1990s with the iconic cow-spotted logo, is back — well, kind of. Acer now owns the company and has decided to start selling Gateway-br...
02:41 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Microsoft reportedly launching Surface Pro X 2 in fall with new chip and color variant
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft is reportedly planning to refresh its ARM-powered Surface Pro X this fall. Windows Central reports that the Surface Pro X will be up...
02:26 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Amazon Music now has podcasts
Amazon Music Amazon Music now offers podcasts. The company issued an update today that brings more than 70,000 shows to the platform, including some major titles, like Serial and Pod Sav...
02:14 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Its cheaper to use an Apple Watch with Verizon now
If you were thinking of adding a new Apple Watch (or any other LTE-ready smartwatch with a dedicated phone number) to your Verizon account, you’ll probably like to hear that the carrier ...
02:10 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Apple just made AppleCare Plus way better with more coverage and lower replacement fees
Apple’s warranty program, AppleCare Plus, just saw a significant expansion in its coverage with an added annual repair for accidental damage. The changes, spotted first yesterday by MacR...
02:00 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge How to watch the PS5 September 2020 showcase
Sony is hosting another virtual showcase for its upcoming PlayStation 5 console. It’s airing later today, and we expect to hear the last precious drips of info: a release date and prices...
02:00 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge GoPros new Hero 9 Black adds a second color screen, better battery life, and 5K video for $450
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge GoPro’s new flagship action camera — the Hero 9 Black — has arrived, bringing with it one of the most significant updates in years to the product...
02:00 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge GoPro Hero 9 review: 5K for under $500
If only I was as cool as this camera Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Quibis new show, Wireless, shows the power and limitations of its Turnstyle technology
When Quibi launched in April, it had two big selling points: high-quality short-form video content designed for phones and Turnstyle, its quintessential technology. Except none of the titl...
01:57 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge The Last of Us Part II for PS4 is $20 off at Walmart
If you haven’t yet trudged through the gripping and frequently disturbing tale that The Last of Us Part II has to tell, you can get a deal on the PS4 game at Walmart right now. Normally ...
01:48 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Volocopter now accepting reservations for flights in its electric air taxi but not until 2023 at the earliest
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Volocopter, the German aviation startup, is now accepting reservations for flights on its 18-rotor electric aircraft. This is the first time members of...
01:15 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Apple Watchs blood oxygen monitor is for wellness, not medicine
The new Apple Watch Series 6 includes a sensor that allows the watch to measure blood oxygen levels. The device is a long-awaited addition to Apple’s suite of health tools, but it tracks...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Super Mario 3D All-Stars is a wonderful history lesson
At their core, 3D Super Mario games are all about the same thing: collecting shiny things. It could be stars, or moons, or whatever “shines” are. Sure, there’s lots of jumping and bo...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 review: 4K PC gaming finally makes sense
4K for less than $1K Continue reading… ...
12:10 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Federal prison officers are worried drones could one day be used to airlift inmates to freedom
Photo Illustration by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Drones have been a problem for prisons for years now, where they’re often used to smuggle contraband behind bars. But could...
12:09 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge How to watch Connect, Facebook and Oculus big AR/VR event
Oculus The seventh annual Facebook Connect virtual and augmented reality conference, formerly known as Oculus Connect, is being streamed online today. Facebook is expected to announce a ...
12:00 pm - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge GM unveils Ultium Drive family of electric motors
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge General Motors revealed new details about its Ultium battery platform for its upcoming lineup of electric vehicles. The automaker said the battery...
11:00 am - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge The new Apple Watch SE and iPad Air are better better options
Apple Even though Apple didn’t announce new iPhones yesterday, the event was a jam-packed hour. Apple announced four new hardware products, a major new service, and a new bundle. By an...
10:00 am - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge What The Social Dilemma misunderstands about social networks
I. A dilemma On Sunday night, after being encouraged to by friends and family, I hit play on a new documentary about our digital lives. Directed by Jeff Orlowski, The Social Dilemma explor...
10:00 am - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge VanMoof founders on S3 e-bike issues, delays, and new at-home support
VanMoof co-founder Ties Carlier on an S3 electric bike. | Image: VanMoof Brothers Ties and Taco Carlier have raised $53.5 million in funding since May Continue reading…...
09:59 am - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Apple accuses Epic of starting a fire and pouring gasoline on it in new Fortnite filing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has responded to Epic’s demands that the iPhone-maker restore Fortnite to the App Store in new legal filings, arguing that the company’s...
09:00 am - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Uber backup driver charged in fatal 2018 self-driving car crash
Image: ABC 15 The backup safety driver who was behind the wheel when one of Uber’s self-driving cars struck and killed a pedestrian in 2018 has been charged with negligent homicide, th...
02:58 am - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge The next Nintendo Switch Online games include Donkey Kong Country 2
Nintendo has announced the next round of games to be added to the ever-growing Nintendo Switch Online retro library. The headliner is Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest, the 1995 ...
01:38 am - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Trump nominates social media hawk as next FCC commissioner
Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images President Donald Trump has nominated longtime telecom lawyer Nathan Simington to be the Federal Communications Commission’s...
12:56 am - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Apple posts ASL translation of its Time Flies event
Apple made an American Sign Language translation of its “Time Flies” event available on its website on Tuesday (via AppleInsider). There are two screens in the ASL-translated event rep...
12:54 am - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Airbnb is letting people stay in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Airs mansion and I really want to book a night
Image: Airbnb The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’s first episode aired 30 years ago this month, and to celebrate the milestone, Airbnb is allowing people to spend the night in the same mansio...
12:42 am - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge AT&T CEO wants you to consume ads in exchange for a slightly cheaper phone plan
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T is mulling offering wireless phone plans that would be subsidized in part by ads, CEO John Stankey said in an interview with Reuters. “...
12:05 am - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Conservative group used a bunch of teens to evade Twitter and Facebook moderation
Artist: Alex Castro One way to avoid having your repetitive pro-Trump posts tagged as belonging to a bot is to hire teenagers in Arizona to behave like bots — and that’s exactly what...
12:00 am - Wed, September 16, 2020
The Verge Razer Kishi for iPhone review: a great Apple Arcade controller
xCloud? Not so much Continue reading… ...
11:14 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Apple says its new Apple One services bundle isnt unfair to Spotify
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple, the world’s most valuable company, is currently under assault by Fortnite developer Epic Games in an incredible legal and cultural fight,...
10:13 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge QAnon is coopting a USPS phishing scam
Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images A viral phishing scheme is targeting people across the country with scammy text messages claiming to be from the United States Postal Service (USPS). Now...
10:10 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Apples new Watch strap comes in 12 sizes, and youll need to measure your wrist to pick the right one
Apple’s new Solo Loop. | Image: Apple Apple launched new Apple Watch bands today that have no buckles or clasps, called the Solo Loop and the Braided Solo Loop. They look nice, but bec...
09:48 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Buying myself back
When does a model own her own image? Continue reading… ...
09:48 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Apple is still bundling a power adapter with new Apple Watch Edition and Herms
Image: Apple During today’s “Time Flies” event, Apple explained why it has decided to stop including a power adapter in the box with the latest Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch...
09:25 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Its cheaper to use an Apple Watch with Verizon now
If you were thinking of adding a new Apple Watch (or any other LTE-ready smartwatch with a dedicated phone number) to your Verizon account, you’ll probably like to hear that the carrier ...
09:23 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge You can play Rocket League for free starting on September 23rd
We already knew Rocket League was going free-to-play this summer, and today, the game’s developer, Psyonix, announced that the vehicular soccer game will go free-to-play on September 23r...
09:15 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge The new iPad Air makes Apples tablet lineup messier by outshining the iPad Pro
Image: Apple Apple favors simplicity, and nowhere is that more apparent — other than product design — than in the company’s product lineups. But the newly announced iPad Air, which...
09:11 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Twitch takes another identity-related L
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, Twitch announced a set of emote modifiers in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month — and then it ended up pulling them before the day’s end ...
09:06 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge The first commercial airlock is heading to the International Space Station later this year
Nanoracks’ Bishop airlock undergoing testing | Image: Nanoracks Later this year, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will take off from central Florida, carrying a large metal cup destined to b...
08:51 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Teen hacker indicted for defacing at least 51 websites with pro-Iran propaganda
Two hackers, one an Iranian teenager, have been indicted for allegedly vandalizing at least 51 websites with pro-Iran sentiments. The unsophisticated attacks were, essentially, a hacktivis...
08:50 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge TikTok will spin off into a separate company, partly owned by Oracle
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Oracle plans take an ownership stake in a newly formed TikTok corporation as part of the recently announced deal, the Financial Times reports. The...
08:29 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Kim Kardashian West is freezing her Instagram and Facebook accounts for a day in protest
Kim Kardashian West — one of Instagram’s most popular users — won’t post to her account for 24 hours to protest Facebook. The reality TV star and mogul tweeted her plans to freeze ...
07:44 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Apples Time Flies event: the 9 biggest announcements
Image: Apple Apple just finished its “Time Flies” event, its first fall event this year, and although we’re still waiting on new iPhones, the company took the wraps off new Apple W...
07:02 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Sony denies report its making millions fewer PS5 consoles than expected
Sony is denying a report that on Tuesday said the company has cut its expectations for PlayStation 5 production by 4 million units and now expects to manufacture about 11 million units by ...
06:32 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge How to preorder the eighth-generation 10.2-inch iPad
Apple announced a new iteration of its popular baseline iPad, now in its eighth generation. It’s $329 and ships with the A12 Bionic processor. You can preorder that model today, and it w...
06:32 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge How to preorder the Apple Watch Series 6 and SE
Apple announced two new Apple Watch models at its “Time Flies” online event today: the high-end $399 Series 6 and the more affordable $279 Apple Watch SE, which serves a step up from t...
06:04 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Apple has sold more than 500 million iPads over the last decade
Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Apple revealed that it has sold more than 500 million iPads over the last 10 years. The announcement was made by CEO Tim Cook during Apple’s “Time F...
06:02 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Apple will release iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 on September 16th
Apple’s next major software upgrades for the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV are almost ready. At today’s “Time Flies” event, the company announced that iOS 14 and iPadOS 1...
05:49 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Apple announces new iPad Air that looks more like an iPad Pro, starting at $599
Apple is unveiling a new iPad Air today that looks very similar to the company’s iPad Pro. It’s a significant design change from the current Air, which was brought back to life last ye...
05:43 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge The best vaccine information requires you to let the dust settle first
Illustration by Ana Kova There’s a lot of information coming and going about the coronavirus, and the next steps for vaccines and treatments for COVID-19 — The Verge even has a newsl...
05:42 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Apple announces updated eighth-generation 10.2-inch entry-level iPad for $329
Apple has announced the eighth-generation version of its basic iPad: an update of its entry-level 10.2-inch tablet that upgrades the processor to a faster A12 chipset (last seen in the 201...
05:39 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Apple confirms Apple One subscription bundle, bringing together Music, TV Plus, Arcade, and more
The long-rumored bundle bringing together Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, Apple Arcade, Apple News Plus, and iCloud storage is here. Apple will give customers different options to combine its ...
05:38 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Apple is removing the USB power adapter from upcoming Apple Watch boxes
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple on Tuesday announced it would no longer be shipping USB power adapters with Apple Watch devices, as part of an effort to reduce its environmental ...
05:36 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Family Setup will let you manage multiple Apple Watches from a single iPhone
During Apple’s “Time Flies” event, it shared a new Family Setup feature coming to iOS 14 on September 16th that will allow just one iPhone to both set up and manage several Apple Wat...
05:32 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Apple announces Fitness Plus virtual workouts
Image: Apple Apple is launching a new subscription service for virtual fitness classes called Fitness Plus, the company announced during its presentation today. The service integrates wi...
05:25 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Apple announces Apple Watch SE, an affordable successor to the Series 3
Apple Apple has announced the Apple Watch SE, a successor to the three-year-old Apple Watch Series 3. The device starts at $279; cellular models start at $329. It’s available this Frid...
04:08 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Amnesia: Rebirth, a new installment in the horror series, will launch on October 20th
Frictional Games Amnesia: Rebirth, the latest game from Swedish studio Frictional Games, will be released on October 20th. Rebirth is a sequel to Amnesia: The Dark Descent, which was rel...
04:00 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Google announces its own Meet hardware bundle, but its only for conference rooms
Image: Google Google has rapidly updated its videoconferencing Google Meet software, as the COVID-19 pandemic has meant more people rely on it now than ever before. But today, the compan...
03:49 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Waze adds lane guidance, one of Google Maps best features
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Waze is finally adding one of the handiest features from Google Maps and Apple Maps: lane guidance. The feature, now out of beta on the Google...
03:41 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Watch 3 now comes in a $600 titanium model
Samsung’s titanium Galaxy Watch 3 now has a price and a release date: it’ll start at $599.99 and be released on October 2nd. Functionally, the new titanium model is identical to the st...
03:39 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Google Fiber to offer 2 Gig internet for $100 a month starting this year
Google Fiber will double the maximum internet speed offered to its customers starting later this year from 1 Gbps to 2 Gbps, the company announced this week. The new plan will cost $100 a ...
03:26 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Add comic book dialogue boxes to your next video call with this amazing gesture-based add-on
The social etiquette surrounding video calls and meetings is still an evolving phenomenon, but a new gesture-activated add-on that works with Zoom, Slack, Skype, and more could certainly a...
03:18 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Twitch is testing mid-roll ads that streamers cant control
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch has started automatically running ads in the middle of streams for some viewers. It’s been very careful to frame the move as an experimen...
03:13 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge 400,000 people have registered to vote through Snapchat
More than 400,000 people have registered to vote on Snapchat as of Monday, Axios reported on Tuesday. Last week, Snapchat rolled out a slate of voting tools, including a feature for users ...
02:50 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Tivolis second-gen Model One Digital speaker adds AirPlay and Chromecast support
The Tivoli Model One Digital Gen 2. | Photo: Tivoli Audio Tivoli has announced updated versions of its Model One Digital and Music System Home speakers, with the company taking the retro...
02:22 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Razers Opus noise-canceling headphones are discounted for Verge readers
Photography by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Razer’s Opus wireless, over-ear headphones with active noise cancellation are 10 percent off their usual price. Normally $199.99, this bring...
02:08 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Fortnite continues concert series with Anderson .Paak
Fortnite will hold its next in-game concert Saturday, September 19th, with Anderson .Paak set to perform, Epic Games announced today. The show is the latest in its Spotlight concert serie...
02:07 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Apples Time Flies event: rumors, news and announcements
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The event kicks off at 1PM ET / 10AM PT on September 15th Continue reading… ...
01:56 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge CBS All Access is set to become Paramount Plus next year because branding is hard
Disney has Disney Plus, Apple has Apple TV Plus, and now ViacomCBS is about to have Paramount Plus. ViacomCBS announced that it would be renaming its CBS All Access streaming service to P...
01:55 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Microsoft xCloud launch: How to to play Xbox games from your phone
If you subscribe to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, you likely now have access to Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming abilities, and can immediately jump into one of more than 150 games — today...
01:26 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge A first look at Samsungs Android 11-based One UI 3.0 update
Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Android 11 has arrived, which means Samsung’s custom One UI skin is also due for an update to incorporate Google’s latest software, One UI 3.0, whic...
01:16 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Netgears new $509.99 5G hotspot is coming to AT&T on September 18th
Image: Netgear AT&T has announced pricing and a release date for Netgear’s latest 5G hotspot, which it will start selling exclusively for $509.99 on September 18th. The Nighthawk 5...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge SteelSeries new Arctis 9 wireless headset is ready for the PS5 and PC
Image: SteelSeries There’s a new version of SteelSeries’ Arctis 9 wireless gaming headset available starting today for $199.99. The design and feature set is almost an exact match to...
12:58 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge EAs Origin client to become the EA Desktop app
Image: EA EA’s Origin desktop app is getting a rebrand and a visual refresh, GameIndustry.biz reports. The client is now set to be called the “EA Desktop App,” and it will be faste...
12:29 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Amazon launches Luxury Stores to separate the hoi polloi from the haute couture
The new Luxury Stores include a 360-degree viewing mode for items of clothing. | Image: Amazon via Vogue Can shopping on your phone be a luxury experience? It seems unlikely, but that...
12:01 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Arlos latest video doorbell ditches the wire
Image: Arlo Arlo has announced a new wire-free video doorbell that runs on rechargeable batteries, which should make it much easier for most people to install. The Arlo Essential Wire-Fr...
12:00 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge How to watch todays Apple event
No, Apple’s latest event isn’t about iPhones or even Macs. However, it is likely about iPads and Apple Watches, and if those are things that interest you — or if you want to know wha...
12:00 pm - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge HPs Omen Vector Wireless is a long-lasting mouse with USB-C charging
Image: HP HP debuted a value-priced Omen Vector wired gaming mice earlier this summer, but the new Vector Wireless is the company’s high-end option. It’s $99.99 and is available star...
11:00 am - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Processor: Google Pixels are coming, OnePlus Buds are seized, and LG is making weird phones again
Image: LG Processor is a digest for what’s happening in the world of consumer technology, with incisive analysis (or maybe just jokes) from Dieter Bohn. Sign up for the newsletter her...
10:58 am - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Bill and Melinda Gates say shocking US pandemic response is due to terrible leadership
Melinda Gates and Bill Gates. | Image: GatesNotes.com America’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been “shocking” and “unbelievable,” with matters made much worse by “te...
10:00 am - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Adobes new 3D transform tools for After Effects look great
Image: Adobe Adobe is updating both Premiere Pro and After Effects today with some pretty nice quality-of-life features, but the most exciting are the new 3D transform tools for After Ef...
10:00 am - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge TikToks deal with Oracle is a bet that Trump will cave on concerns over China
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On the eve of the deadline for ByteDance to sell TikTok, there was much movement and little certainty. The whole thing seemed to come down to thre...
05:07 am - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Sony reportedly making millions fewer PS5 consoles than expected
Sony has cut its expectations for PlayStation 5 production by four million units and now expects to manufacture about 11 million units by the end of March, according to a new Bloomberg rep...
05:00 am - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Facebook boosts its climate commitments with pledge to cut greenhouse gases
Photo illustration by William Joel | Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images Facebook today pledged to slash greenhouse gases and purchase enough renewable energy and o...
02:00 am - Tue, September 15, 2020
The Verge Sony announces $1,799 A7C compact full-frame mirrorless camera
Sony has announced the A7C, a new camera that is by far the smallest model yet in its Alpha range of full-frame mirrorless cameras. The A7C looks more like one of Sony’s APS-C models lik...
11:50 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge What to expect from Apples Time Flies event: Apple Watch Series 6, a redesigned iPad Air, and more
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s first big fall event is happening on Tuesday, September 15th, but it may be much different than previous September events. Let’s address the...
11:07 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Discovery of noxious gas on Venus could be a sign of life
Image: JAXA / ISAS / Akatsuki Project Team Something strange is happening on the blistering planet Continue reading… ...
11:07 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge And now, a message from Paul Rudd about masks
Actor and comedian Paul Rudd is a certified young person. He wants to give you some extremely relevant, very timely, and completely appropriate words of advice. Just... just watch it. Tru...
09:58 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Amazon rebrands FreeTime to Amazon Kids to make the service less confusing
Image: Amazon Amazon debuted FreeTime back in 2012 as a way for kids to enjoy and experience tech and for parents to easily monitor their kids’ usage. Yet, the name (at least to me) so...
09:53 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge LG teases an extendable slide-out display for its next Explorer Project phone
LG’s official reveal of its twisting Wing smartphone had a Marvel-esque post-credit scene: a teaser of the next phone in its new “Explorer Project” range, which appears to have an ex...
09:48 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Sen. Hawley calls for US to reject Oracles TikTok deal
Photo by Leigh Vogel for The Verge Sen. Josh Hawley is publicly calling on the Treasury Department to reject Oracle’s proposed partnership with TikTok, saying the arrangement is unacce...
09:25 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge AMD reveals its Radeon RX 6000 GPU design on Twitter and in Fortnite
AMD’s last batch of new graphics cards, the midrange Radeon RX 5700 series, didn’t wow with their designs or high-end performance — but the new Radeon RX 6000 looks like it could act...
09:06 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Facebook ignored blatant political manipulation around the world, claims former data scientist
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A fired Facebook data scientist has written a 6,600-word memo condemning the company for ignoring evidence the platform was wielded to sway public...
08:45 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Microsofts underwater server experiment resurfaces after two years
Photo: Microsoft Back in 2018, Microsoft sunk an entire data center to the bottom of the Scottish sea, plunging 864 servers and 27.6 petabytes of storage 117 feet deep in the ocean. Toda...
08:38 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge You are not banned from Fortnite
Fortnite is currently experiencing game-wide problems with logins, keeping some players from accessing their accounts. According to the game’s official status account, “Players who see...
08:01 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Anchor says its cracking down on stolen podcasts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Anchor, a Spotify-owned company, is addressing the copycat podcast problem that’s roiled the industry for the past month. In an interview with T...
07:32 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge US Customs isnt backing down, says seized OnePlus Buds violate Apple AirPods trademark
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge In a statement to The Verge, a US Customs and Border Protection spokesperson has defended the agency’s seizure of 2,000 pairs of OnePlus Buds at JFK ai...
07:25 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge How to set Chrome or Edge as your default browser on the iOS 14 beta
iOS 14 brings one of the most long-awaited features to Apple’s operating system in years: the ability to change the default browser from Apple’s Safari to a third-party option like Goo...
07:22 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Instagram isnt planning to charge a fee to put links in captions
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Despite what a recent patent application suggests, Instagram says it has no plans to add links to photo captions. The patent application was uncov...
07:16 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge How to connect your laptop to an external display
Photography by Dan Seifert / The Verge It doesn’t matter how big your laptop’s screen is — if you’re going to be doing any serious multitasking for work or school, connecting a m...
06:00 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Xbox Series X and S: everything you need to know about the next-gen of Xbox
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Two consoles, a streaming service, and a lot of promises Continue reading… ...
05:07 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Razer accidentally leaked the personal information for over 100,000 gamers, report says
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Razer accidentally exposed over 100,000 gamers’ personal information for close to a month, according to a new report. Security researcher ...
05:00 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Facebook Gaming will now allow partnered streamers to play copyrighted music
Photo illustration by William Joel | Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images Today, Facebook Gaming is set to allow its partnered streamers to play copyrighted, popular...
04:52 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Hummer EV pickup truck will be revealed October 20th
Image: GMC General Motors will reveal the all-electric Hummer truck on October 20th, and to help whet your appetite until then, the automaker is confirming a rumored standout feature. GM...
04:48 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Apples iPhone 12 lineup wont have high-refresh 120Hz displays, says analyst Ming-Chi Kuo
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Ming-Chi Kuo has a new research note out, obtained by MacRumors, that says none of Apple’s upcoming iPhone 12 phones will include a high-ref...
04:38 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Nvidias $40 billion Arm acquisition is about bringing AI down from the cloud
Photo by Anton Novoderezhkin\TASS via Getty Images Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition of Arm is a hugely significant deal for the tech world, with implications that will take years to un...
04:20 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Google to launch Pixel 5, new Chromecast, and smart speaker on September 30th
Image: Google Google is planning to launch its Pixel 5 smartphone, a new Chromecast, and a new smart speaker later this month. Google has started inviting members of the media to a speci...
04:20 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Amazon Alexas next celebrity voice belongs to Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan
Photo by Prodip Guha/Getty Images Amazon is adding its next high-profile celebrity voice option for its Alexa digital assistant, this time an exclusive for the India market. Starting nex...
04:10 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge You can now buy an X-Wing glider in Fortnite
Image: Epic Games You can now buy an X-Wing glider in Fortnite, Epic Games announced Monday. The new glider has become available the same day EA released a new animated short introducing...
03:36 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Google announced one of the biggest green pledges from tech yet
Google CEO Sundar Pichai | Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Google just made one of Big Tech’s most ambitious environmental commitments: it will work to run its operations purely ...
03:32 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Fitbits Sense smartwatchgets FDA clearance for EKG app
Image: Fitbit The heart-monitoring electrocardiogram (EKG) app on Fitbit’s new Sense smartwatch has been cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The feature can track hea...
03:13 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge YouTube starts rolling out its TikTok competitor, YouTube Shorts
Just like Instagram did with Reels, YouTube is rolling out a new short-form video creator called YouTube Shorts that the company hopes will take some attention away from TikTok. Reports o...
03:06 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Electric trucking startup Nikola defends itself from short-seller fraud allegations
Photo: Nikola Corporation Nikola Corp., the buzzy electric trucking company, is defending itself against charges of fraud that were made by short-selling firm Hindenburg Research. The al...
03:05 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Watch this animated short introducing the story of Star Wars: Squadrons
If you just can’t wait for the release of Star Wars: Squadrons next month, EA has something to ease the pain. Today, the publisher released a new 7-minute animated short, which serves as...
03:00 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Discovery of noxious gas on Venus could be a sign of life
A false color image of Venus, as seen from the Japanese Akatsuki spacecraft | Image: JAXA / ISAS / Akatsuki Project Team Something strange is happening on the blistering planet ...
03:00 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge What newsrooms can learn from threat modeling at Facebook
Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images Editor’s note: We’re barreling toward the 2020 election with big unresolved problems in election interference — from foreign a...
02:10 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Here are the best AirPods deals
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple AirPods are among the most popular headphones on the market. They’re compact, easy to pair with your devices, and they offer reliable connectivit...
02:07 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Apples AirPods Pro are down to $200 at Amazon and Staples
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Both Amazon and Staples are offering the best price yet on Apple’s AirPods Pro wireless earbuds. They’re normally $250, but you can get $5...
02:05 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge The LG Wings twisting screen offers a new spin on the dual-screen smartphone
Image: LG LG is no stranger to two-screen smartphones in recent years, but the company has just officially announced its boldest foray into a dual-screen device in recent memory: the LG ...
01:33 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Verizon acquires Tracfone in a deal worth more than $6 billion
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon is buying Tracfone in a deal worth more than $6 billion, the company announced Monday. The deal means the largest mobile network virtual o...
01:25 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Oracles TikTok deal accomplishes nothing
Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images On Sunday night — just two days before the deadline set by Microsoft — the TikTok deal finally came through. Oracle will be taking over stewar...
01:15 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Razer Kishi for iPhone review: a great Apple Arcade controller
xCloud? Not so much Continue reading… ...
01:04 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Microsoft will have more than 150 xCloud games when it launches tomorrow
Microsoft is revealing today that the company will have more than 150 games to stream through its Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription service tomorrow. Known previously as xCloud, the gam...
12:16 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge LGs swivel-screened Wing leaks again ahead of official reveal
Image: Evan Blass Wing, LG’s unannounced smartphone with a main display that swivels to reveal a smaller secondary screen, has leaked again in a series of renders published on Twitter ...
12:00 pm - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Facebook Messenger adds Watch Together to let you watch videos with friends
The latest app to add joint video viewing is Facebook Messenger. The company today announced Watch Together, a new feature inside the messaging app that lets you view videos from Facebook ...
11:00 am - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge The Apple Watch is being held back by Siri
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple is set to unveil the new Apple Watch Series 6 this week. It’s also rumored to be creating a new, lower-cost version of the Apple Watch instead o...
10:18 am - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Facebooks Oculus Quest 2 leaks in full via official promo videos
Image: Facebook Blueprint The Oculus Quest 2 VR headset has leaked in full via a pair of promotional videos uploaded to a marketing hub run by parent company Facebook, The videos outline...
08:53 am - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge A faster Wi-Fi 6 Eero is coming
A leaked photo of a box of one of the routers suggests the Eero Pro 6 will be a tri-band router with Wi-Fi 6 support. | Image: ZatzNotFunny Amazon’s home networking company Eero could ...
08:03 am - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Ikeas Sonos-compatible Symfonisk speakers get more colorful
Ikea’s Symfonisk lamp speaker now in red or blue. | Image: Ikea Ikea has started selling colorful accessories for its Sonos-compatible Symfonisk speakers. Owners of the $99 Symfonisk b...
06:16 am - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge The Xbox Series S plays Xbox One S versions of Xbox One games
The Xbox Series X on top of an Xbox One X. | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft’s new Xbox Series S should offer impressive next-gen performance for its $299 price, but where do...
04:01 am - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Zipline and Walmart to launch drone deliveries of health and wellness products
Zipline Zipline is partnering with Walmart for a new drone delivery operation in the US, the companies announced. The program is for on-demand deliveries of health and wellness products ...
02:30 am - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Feds proudly announce seizure of counterfeit Apple AirPods that are actually OnePlus Buds
Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between AirPods and similar-looking earbuds that have flooded the market, but you’d at least hope authorities could keep it straight. US Cust...
12:09 am - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Oracle reportedly wins deal for TikToks US operations as trusted tech partner
Photo by Joan Cros/NurPhoto via Getty Images Oracle has reportedly won a deal to manage TikTok’s US cloud operations. Oracle had been rumored to be part of the bidding process to acqui...
12:00 am - Mon, September 14, 2020
The Verge Samsung announces September 23rd event, likely for Galaxy S20 Fan Edition
Image: Samsung The last few weeks have seen the release of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 Ultra and Note 20, Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Galaxy Watch 3, a couple tablets, and more —...
11:48 pm - Sun, September 13, 2020
The Verge Nvidia is acquiring Arm for $40 billion
Nvidia said Sunday it is acquiring chipmaker Arm from SoftBank for $40 billion. Arm will operate as an division of Nvidia and will remain headquartered in the UK, and, will “continue to ...
11:19 pm - Sun, September 13, 2020
The Verge Microsoft says its not acquiring TikTok after ByteDance rejects offer
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft says it’s not acquiring parts of TikTok’s operations, after its bid was rejected by TikTok owner ByteDance. After weeks of talks and...
11:18 pm - Sun, September 13, 2020
The Verge Twitter seems to be testing an edit feature but its not quite what you might expect
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It looks like Twitter may finally, at long last, be allowing users to edit their tweets. Users began noticing it Sunday afternoon: If you delete a...
11:18 pm - Sun, September 13, 2020
The Verge Twitter seemed to be testing an edit feature, but the company says its a bug
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It looked like Twitter might finally, at long last, be allowing users to edit their tweets. Users began noticing it Sunday afternoon: If you delet...
10:13 pm - Sun, September 13, 2020
The Verge Nothing says ready to game quite like being cocooned in a giant scorpion cockpit
Hey can I get those TPS reports ...ah sorry will come back later when you’re not trapped in a giant insect | Cluvens Since I am The Verge’s resident “weird animal stories” expert...
05:44 pm - Sun, September 13, 2020
The Verge Instagram may be planning to charge a fee to put links in captions, patent suggests
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Influencers, brace yourselves: Instagram may be considering charging a fee to add links to photo captions, a patent application suggests. Mike Mur...
04:22 pm - Sun, September 13, 2020
The Verge New trailers this week: Rebecca, The Truffle Hunters, Sneakerheads, and of course Dune
Lily James in Rebecca | Netflix OK so I got out of my rerun rut and binged Away on Netflix over Labor Day and... I really wanted to like it! The acting was so good, and it looked beautif...
02:00 pm - Sun, September 13, 2020
The Verge What to expect from Apples Time Flies event: Apple Watch Series 6, a redesigned iPad Air, and more
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s first big fall event is happening on Tuesday, September 15th, but it may be much different than previous September events. Let’s address the...
01:11 pm - Sun, September 13, 2020
The Verge Facebook says it will remove false claims about who started wildfires in Oregon
Heavy smoke obscures the Fremont Bridge on September 12 in Portland, Oregon | Photo by Nathan Howard/Getty Images Facebook will remove from its platform false claims that the wildfires i...
07:03 am - Sun, September 13, 2020
The Verge Apples AirPods Pro are back down to $200 at Staples
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Staples is once again discounting Apple’s AirPods Pro earbuds to $200, knocking $50 off the usual retail price from now until September 19th. The retai...
09:32 pm - Sat, September 12, 2020
The Verge SoftBank is reportedly preparing to sell ARM to Nvidia for more than $40 billion
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge SoftBank is reportedly is preparing to sell chipmaker ARM to Nvidia as early as next week in a deal worth more than $40 billion, The Wall Street Journal r...
09:18 pm - Sat, September 12, 2020
The Verge Borderlands 3 is getting a free PS5 and Xbox Series X upgrade and four-player splitscreen
Borderlands 3 is the latest game to adopt an encouraging trend — giving gamers a next-gen upgrade without making them pay for it — and in this case, it’s one that’ll be extremely w...
09:04 pm - Sat, September 12, 2020
The Verge Google Groups rolling out redesign that includes improved mobile site
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A Google Groups Material Design revamp that’s been in beta for several months will become the default for all users starting next week, the comp...
04:16 pm - Sat, September 12, 2020
The Verge Smart home platform Wink suffering widespread outage
Smart home platform Wink is having a widespread outage, just over a month after it implemented a paid subscription plan for most of its previously free features. First reported by Android ...
03:00 pm - Sat, September 12, 2020
The Verge This Clash of Clans animated short is a first step toward a bigger fantasy universe
Supercell’s mobile games, Clash of Clans and Clash Royale, are massive: together, the pair has been downloaded more than 3 billion times, according to the developer. Now, the Finnish stu...
02:43 pm - Sat, September 12, 2020
The Verge Facebook launching poll worker recruitment push this weekend
Facebook launching an effort to recruit poll workers | Facebook Facebook is launching a recruitment drive for poll workers this weekend, putting messages into users’ News Feeds with li...
02:14 pm - Sat, September 12, 2020
The Verge AstraZeneca resumes coronavirus vaccine clinical trials, but only in the UK
AstraZeneca is partnering with the University of Oxford to develop and test a COVID-19 vaccine. | Photo by Paul Ellis / AFP via Getty Images A big vaccine trial halted this week after a ...
01:31 pm - Sat, September 12, 2020
The Verge Sony announces PS5 event for Wednesday September 16th
Sony is holding a special PlayStation 5 event next week. The company will broadcast a 40-minute “digital showcase” on Wednesday, September 16th that will include updates from first-par...
01:20 pm - Sat, September 12, 2020
The Verge Astras first attempt to reach orbit ends early after rocket fails mid-flight
Astra’s Rocket 3.1 leaves the pad | Astra The first orbital mission for rocket launch startup Astra ended without its Rocket 3.1 reaching orbit. The rocket successfully lifted off from...
01:00 pm - Sat, September 12, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Buds Plus are just $95 for one day only at Woot
At Woot, Amazon Prime members can pick up a set of Samsung’s very good Galaxy Buds Plus wireless earbuds for $95. This is the lowest price yet. If you don’t have Prime, your checkout p...
10:26 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Microsoft hid the Xbox Series S in plain sight and nobody noticed
The Xbox Series S might have leaked earlier this week before being officially unveiled, but Microsoft was hiding it in plain sight months ago. Xbox chief Phil Spencer appeared in multiple ...
10:02 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge TikTok influencer Addison Rae will star in Miramaxs gender-swapped Shes All That remake
Photo by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic TikTok star Addison Rae Easterling has been cast as the lead role in a new, gender-swapped version of 1999 teen romantic comedy She’s All That, called ...
08:56 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Crysis Remastered will beat next-gen consoles to the punch with ray tracing on Xbox One and PS4
Image: Crytek We already knew that Crysis Remastered would support ray tracing if you had the PC hardware to run it. However, ahead of the release on PC and current-gen consoles, Crytek ...
08:41 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Surface Duo teardown: an engineering marvel thats a chore to repair
Image: iFixit I don’t think anyone expected an impressively thin gadget with two displays to be more repairable than single-screen smartphones, and iFixit’s teardown of Microsoft’s...
08:35 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Microsoft snubs Apples olive branch to cloud gaming: a bad experience for customers
Apple issued new App Store rules earlier today, permitting game streaming services like xCloud or Stadia to exist on iOS or iPadOS with a big catch. Apple wants companies like Microsoft to...
07:25 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Why Cancel Netflix is trending
Groups of conservative provocateurs, QAnon supporters, and others on social media have jumped on the release of the French coming-of-age film Cuties and a trending “Cancel Netflix” has...
07:03 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge New Nest Thermostat hits FCC with 60GHz radar, hinting at Pixel 4-style Project Soli gestures
Photo by Jake Kastrenakes / The Verge Google appears to have a new Nest Thermostat in the works, according to new FCC documentation. It could be equipped with Google’s Project Soli rad...
06:51 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Democrats call on telcos to lift overage fees for students
Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call A group of Democratic senators is calling on the telecom industry to lift their limits and fees associated with heightened broadband use for students in ...
06:22 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Behind the scenes of our Microsoft Surface Duo intro shot
Grayson Blackmon / Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Faking it and making it Continue reading… ...
05:59 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Motorola stealth launches the Moto G9 Plus in Brazil
Image: Motorola Motorola has quietly released its new budget phone, the Moto G9 Plus, in Brazil. As leaks previously mentioned, the new smartphone includes a 6.81-inch display screen, a ...
05:50 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Google Store renders reveal the blue Pixel 4A that never was
Image: 9to5Google Google definitely intended for its Pixel 4A to come in multiple colors — well, at least two — before the COVID-19 pandemic led to the phone’s very delayed August ...
05:45 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Wonder Woman 1984 delayed again, this time to Christmas
Warner Bros. has delayed Wonder Woman 1984 once again, moving Patty Jenkins’ sequel to December 25th, according to Variety. “Patty is an exceptional filmmaker and with Wonder Woman 19...
05:38 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Apples new App Store guidelines carve out loopholes for xCloud, Stadia, and other apps that Apple had blocked
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has issued new rules for its App Store in an attempt to address many of the issues that have come up over Apple’s governance of its digita...
05:20 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge How to change your font in Slack
Thanks to this tweet, I learned today how to change what font you see in Slack. And to be honest, I am more than happy to have discovered this on a Friday because I have spent the last hou...
04:38 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Disney Plus is slowly rolling out a new party watch feature, GroupWatch
SonicTheOWTHEGEE Disney is currently testing a new feature that will allow Disney Plus subscribers to create tiny private watch parties. Screenshots of the feature first started to appea...
04:37 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Inside Pinterest, more tales of workplace discrimination
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When McKenna Rogers landed a job on Pinterest’s finance team in 2018, she felt like she’d arrived. She loved the platform — so much that she...
04:27 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Here are some good flight simulator mods for you to enjoy
Image: Glenn Tupper / YouTube Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is a huge game. It draws from live data feeds to model air traffic, weather patterns, and more. It’s also incredibly reali...
04:04 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge How to hide, unfriend, or block someone on Facebook
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge These days, it’s no longer surprising when a friend or acquaintance suddenly breaks into a rant on your Facebook feed. It can be triggered by an...
03:49 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Tis the season of tech reviews and console reveals
We are fully immersed in the tech review season, and this week’s episode of The Vergecast proves it. The Verge’s Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Tom Warren dive into reviews of Samsung...
02:39 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Facebook appealing order by Irelands privacy regulator that could halt EU-US data transfers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is appealing a preliminary order from the Irish Data Protection Commission (IDPC) that the social media company says would require it to ...
02:34 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Save 17 percent on Dells excellent G5 15 SE gaming laptop
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge At Dell, several laptops (and really, many other devices, like desktops, monitors, and more) are 17 percent off if you add the offer code SAVE17 to ...
02:30 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 review: a gaming laptop that doesnt need two screens
Dual-screen gaming doesn’t come cheap Continue reading… ...
02:23 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Zooms mobile and desktop apps now support two-factor authentication
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom is adding support for two-factor authentication (2FA) to its desktop and mobile applications, giving users the option of adding an extra laye...
02:22 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Prisons battling COVID-19 face another disease threat this fall
The yard in an Oklahoma prison. | Photo by Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty Images At the Eddie Warrior Correctional Center in Oklahoma, over 90 percent of inmates have tested positive for COVI...
02:07 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge A new coronavirus scam targets people whove violated quarantine
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On September 8th, as the daily coronavirus case count ticked up to 28,550, the executive editor of The Verge received a strange email. “TC Sotte...
01:50 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Russian, Chinese, and Iranian hackers are targeting the US election, says Microsoft
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hackers from Russia, China, and Iran are targeting individuals and organizations involved in both Donald Trump and Joe Biden’s presidential camp...
01:32 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Raised by Wolves is every kind of sci-fi movie in one big dreary show
Image: HBO Raised by Wolves takes place in a distant future where the earth has been consumed by a war between atheists and believers. It’s a premise so insufferable you can almost fee...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Subscribe to Antivirus: a weekly newsletter on COVID-19 research
Hi, everybody. I’m Mary Beth, the science editor at The Verge. This month we’re officially launching a newsletter version of Antivirus, a column that we’ve been quietly rolling out ...
10:23 am - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Amazon sold items at inflated prices during pandemic according to consumer watchdog
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has been accused of price gouging on essential items like toilet paper and antibacterial soap in a report by consumer rights group Public C...
10:00 am - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Three takeaways from a visit to TikToks new transparency center
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In July, amid increasing scrutiny from the Trump administration, TikTok announced a novel effort to build trust with regulators: a physical office...
12:39 am - Fri, September 11, 2020
The Verge Today I learned Google Sheets now lets you link multiple words in a single cell
I find that Google Sheets can be an incredible tool for organizing projects — the endless rows and columns let me track and categorize things to my heart’s content. (You should see my ...
11:55 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Go read this Motherboard report on what some people did with the Chinese Mystery Seeds
Washington State Department of Agriculture To say 2020 is a wild year is an understatement — aside from the obvious thing that’s defined 2020, in July, some people across the US rece...
10:18 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Android 11 Go is available today, and it will launch apps 20 percent faster
Image: Google Android 11 just launched this week for Pixel devices and phones from OnePlus, Xiaomi, Oppo, and Realme, and now Google has detailed its counterpart designed for low-powered...
10:06 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Google promises to remove search suggestions that might seem political even if theyre true
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has sometimes gotten in trouble for the phrases that automatically appear when you’re trying to type in a new search. Even if some of the...
09:54 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 is still missing EKG, but heres your consolation prize
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 was released last year, yet Samsung’s promised heart-tracking EKG feature is still not available to help it compete ...
09:50 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Epic says Sign In with Apple will keep working for Fortnite after all
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just yesterday, Epic said that as soon as Friday, Apple would no longer let people use its single sign-on solution, “Sign In with Apple,” to a...
09:47 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Trump eyes social media bias hawk as next FCC commissioner
Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images The Trump administration is considering an unconventional pick for the next FCC commissioner, a senior adviser at the Nat...
09:39 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge AmazonBasics products are going up in flames, but not enough for Amazon to stop selling them
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Many AmazonBasics products that have been reported as fire hazards are still for sale on Amazon, according to an extensive investigation by CNN. ...
08:37 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge All the biggest announcements from Ubisofts Forward event
Ubisoft just debuted another one of its Forward events, where the company previewed more upcoming titles and details on its fall lineup, including a better look at Immortals Fenyx Rising, ...
07:50 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge With Tell Me Why on Xbox Game Pass, episodic gaming has found its moment
Episodic gaming has always felt like an idea that was ahead of its time. For many players, it’s a compelling concept: story-driven games broken up into digestible chunks that you can pla...
07:45 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Ubisofts Immortals Fenyx Rising is a familiar-feeling take on Breath of the Wild
When Ubisoft first announced the game formerly known as Gods & Monsters back at E3 2019, comparisons to Nintendo’s highly acclaimed The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild were quick...
07:36 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge The long-lost Scott Pilgrim game is coming back
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game was an incredible adaptation of the iconic comic series, with an unforgettable chiptune soundtrack by Anamanaguchi. Unfortunately, it was also lost to...
07:14 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake brings the classic back for Xbox One, PS4, and PC
Ubisoft is bringing back one of its most legendary games with Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake, a modern version of the classic action-adventure game set for release on the Xbox ...
07:02 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Heres where you can buy the Microsoft Surface Duo
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft’s dual-screened Android phone, the Surface Duo has released, following close to a year of waiting since its reveal in 2019. You ca...
06:43 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge NFL games will have artificial crowd noise specific to each stadium
Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The NFL season kicks off Thursday night with the Houston Texans visiting the defending Super Bowl champions Kansas City Chiefs. Bu...
06:25 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Twitter expands misinformation rules to cover premature election results
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Thursday, Twitter announced a more detailed set of rules to combat misinformation ahead of the US election in November. Starting September 17th...
05:57 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Even the head of FX understands that streaming is confusing for all of us
Whether you’re trying to decipher your HBO Go from your HBO Max, figuring out if Hulu is included with your Disney Plus bundle, or scratching your head over whatever Peacock is supposed ...
05:48 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Apple Music for Android contains mentions of rumored Apple One services bundle
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The latest beta version of Apple Music for Android contains strings of code that directly mention the rumored bundle of the company’s services, ...
04:54 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge The best Chromebooks to buy in 2020
The best Chromebooks for every type of user Continue reading… ...
04:46 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Ubisoft CEO says real change will take time while announcing diversity initiative
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ubisoft is expanding its diversity inclusion efforts with two programs aimed at women and “individuals from underrepresented groups,” the comp...
04:26 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Android 11 Go is available today, and it will launch apps 20 percent faster
Image: Google Android 11 just launched this week for Pixel devices and phones from OnePlus, Xiaomi, Oppo, and Realme, and now Google has detailed its counterpart designed for low-powered...
04:22 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Ninja returns to Twitch
Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images Ninja’s back on Twitch, exclusively, in a multiyear deal with the site. It’s another big move for Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, who’s had quite a ye...
04:01 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Democrats unveil new agenda for economic recovery and climate action
US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks as Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) look on during a news conference at the US Capitol on September 9th, 2020, in...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Welcome to the next generation of gaming
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge There’s never been a better time to buy a new game console or PC. While consoles have typically been held back by weaker CPUs, spinning hard drives, and...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Annapurna brings its best games together in a beautiful box set
Annapurna Interactive is celebrating five years of stellar game releases with a box set. Donut County, Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition, Outer Wilds, Sayonara Wild Hearts, Wattam, What Rema...
03:27 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Heres a better look at the Game & Watch handheld launching in November
Nintendo Nintendo is offering a closer look at the new Game & Watch hardware coming on November 13th that will come preloaded with the original Super Mario Bros. game. In case you m...
03:00 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge A first look at Microsofts new Xbox Series X console
Microsoft’s Xbox Series X console demands to stand upright, loud and proud. At least that’s my immediate impression after getting an early look at a nonfunctional Xbox Series X unit, s...
03:00 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Microsofts new Xbox Series S is surprisingly small in size and price
The new Xbox Series S is surprisingly small, both in terms of its $299 price and its dimensions. I’ve been playing around with a nonfunctional Xbox Series S this week, and I’m genuinel...
02:51 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Sonys 55-inch A8H OLED TV is down to $1,500 at Amazon and Best Buy
This is what everyone’s setup looks like, right? | Image: Sony Sony’s 55-inch A8H Bravia OLED TV is $1,500 at Amazon and Best Buy. This model that usually costs $1,900 hasn’t seen ...
02:00 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Facebook reinvents Facebook with the launch of Campus for college students
Image: Facebook Facebook is getting back to its roots today with the launch of a new product called Campus, a section of the main app specifically designed for college students. Campus i...
01:56 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge How to stop annoying robocalls on your iPhone or Android phone
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Mobile spam calls have been a nuisance for years. I get between four and six robocalls daily, and a quick survey of friends shows that I’m not alone. E...
01:40 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge NASA wants to buy Moon rocks from private companies
An artistic rendering of Astrobotic’s Peregrine lander, contracted to take payloads to the Moon for NASA’s CLPS program. | Image: Astrobotic NASA is officially in the market for Moon...
01:30 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Bose announces $279 QuietComfort Earbuds and $179 Sport Earbuds
Image: Bose Bose is ready to reenter the competitive true wireless earbuds market with two new products. Today, the company is announcing both the noise-canceling QuietComfort Earbuds, p...
01:30 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Bose introduces three new pairs of Frames audio sunglasses for $249
Image: Bose Bose seems convinced that people really like sunglasses with integrated speakers: today, the company is introducing three new pairs of Frames that follow up on the first two ...
01:14 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Fortnites Marvel takeover continues with new Stark Industries location
Fortnite’s island is looking increasingly like a comic book come to life. With a quick tour around the map, you can spot a graveyard of Sentinels from X-Men, an oversized Ant Manor, an i...
01:10 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge The Winamp Skin Museum lets you relive the wonderful chaos of late-90s computing
Just a taste of the riches that await you. | Image: Winamp Skin Museum Every now and again, individuals of a certain generation (my generation) have a tendency to fall into a catatonic...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Surface Duo review: double troubles
All the right ideas — but spoiled by buggy software and a bad camera Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge A closer look at Nvidias new RTX 3080
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Nvidia is promising big things with the GeForce RTX 3080 graphics card. “Twice the performance” of the RTX 2080 is perhaps the biggest claim of them a...
12:30 pm - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Huawei updates MateBook X laptop with 10th-Gen Intel CPUs and Wi-Fi 6 support
The MateBook X can be configured with up to an Intel 10th-Gen i7 CPU. | Image: Huawei As part of its developer conference today, Huawei has announced that updated versions of two of its ...
10:00 am - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Instagram is testing three new designs to make room for Reels and shopping
One reason I enjoy writing a column about the intersection between big technology platforms and democracy is that on most days, it feels like one of the most important things in the world....
09:20 am - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Walmart begins testing drone deliveries for household goods and groceries
Walmart’s packages will be delivered by drones operated by Israeli firm Flytrex. | Image: Flytrex Walmart has started making its first deliveries by drone, launching a small pilot pro...
09:01 am - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Fortnite special edition Nintendo Switch announced for Europe
Nintendo is releasing a new Fortnite-themed special edition Switch next month, via NintendoLife. The bundle includes yellow and blue Joy-Cons — the latter with the Battle Bus etched arou...
08:17 am - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Huaweis HarmonyOS is coming to smartphones
Huawei’s AppGallery store for Android. | Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Huawei has announced the second version of its HarmonyOS operating system and detailed plans to bring it to a w...
07:38 am - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge IFTTT introduces Pro subscriptions, limits free version to three applets
Image: IFTTT IFTTT, a perennial favorite of smart home tinkerers everywhere, is going Pro. That means paid subscriptions for faster and more sophisticated IFTTT applets that can query mo...
07:15 am - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Your move, PS5
It was a long game of price-war chicken, but it’s finally come to a close. Microsoft flinched first, and now we know how much the next generation of console gaming will cost. The Xbox S...
02:41 am - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Portland passes strongest facial recognition ban in the US
Photo by: Visions of America/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images The Portland City Council has passed the toughest facial recognition ban in the US, blocking both pu...
01:26 am - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge Xbox Game Pass for PC is doubling its price next week
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Alongside an influx of next-gen console news, Microsoft also confirmed today that it will raise its pricing for Xbox Game Pass for PC from $4.99 p...
12:04 am - Thu, September 10, 2020
The Verge A year later, Amazons voice assistant alliance still hasnt attracted any of its rivals
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Last September, Amazon announced a voice assistant alliance ahead of its yearly fall event with the goal to ensure smart devices are compatible with mult...
11:00 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge The Lucid Air is a luxury electric sedan with the speed and power to rival Tesla
517 miles of range, 0-60 mph in 2.5 seconds, and a price tag that starts at $80,000 Continue reading… ...
10:00 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Googles Waze lays off 5 percent of its workforce, closes offices in Asia and Latin America
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Waze, the Google-owned navigation and mapping service, will lay off 5 percent of its global workforce, or about 30 people out of 555 total emp...
09:57 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Googles Fundo lets creators get paid by hosting virtual meet-and-greets
Google’s Fundo — a service that allows creators to host paid, ticketed virtual meet-and-greet events — is expanding from a limited test into a full-fledged product that anyone can us...
09:46 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge White House reportedly moves to eliminate COVID-19 security theater at airports
Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images International travelers arriving in the United States will reportedly no longer go through enhanced health screenings at the airport. The plan...
09:33 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Verizon will let you watch NFL games for free with three of your friends
Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images The 2020 NFL season kicks off tomorrow, despite the ominous threat of COVID-19 lurking around just about every corner. (It remains to be seen wh...
09:03 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge AMDs next-generation Zen 3 CPUs and Radeon RX 6000 Big Navi GPU will be revealed next month
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Last week, Nvidia unveiled the $699 RTX 3080, which promises double the performance of the RTX 2080 for the same price when it releases next Thursday. Per...
09:00 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Twitch brings custom esports competitions to streamers in closed beta
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch and esports go together like a dusting of salt on top of a chocolate chip cookie: the sweetness of victory etc., tempered by the saltiness ...
08:56 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Former NSA chief Keith Alexander has joined Amazons board of directors
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Gen. Keith Alexander is joining Amazon’s board of directors, the company revealed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing today. (Alexand...
08:50 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge The highs, lows, and epic sandworm cameos of the first Dune trailer
After a lot of waiting, the first trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Dune is finally here. It has an almost impossibly star-studded cast — there’s everyone from Zendaya and...
08:34 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Chinese embassy demands Twitter probe after ambassador account likes porn tweet
Photo by WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto via Getty Images China’s embassy in the United Kingdom is calling on Twitter to open an investigation after its ambassador’s official account lik...
08:23 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Google Maps is back on the Apple Watch after abandoning it three years ago
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google is making good on its promise from August to bring Google Maps back to the Apple Watch after yanking it back in 2017. It’s available now, and a...
07:00 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Motorolas second-gen foldable Razr adds 5G, better cameras, and a chance at redemption
Image: Motorola Earlier this year, Motorola relaunched the Razr, modernizing the iconic flip phone brand with a flashy foldable display, Android, and a $1,500 price tag. But it fell shor...
06:12 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge This ship-to-ship battle looks amazing in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold Wars multiplayer trailer
I still don’t know what I think about Ronald Reagan sending players to do war crimes, but I’m certainly on board with the epic shipboarding combat I just saw in the first multiplayer r...
05:53 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Teen e-cigarette use declined in 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The number of high school and middle school students using e-cigarettes dropped off this year, declining from last year’s record high. Just unde...
05:08 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Epic Games accounts wont be able to use Apples sign-in system as soon as September 11th
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s “Sign In with Apple” login system will no longer work with Epic Games accounts as soon as September 11th, Epic said today. The new r...
04:40 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge AMCs The Walking Dead will end after 11 seasons
Photo by Jackson Lee Davis / AMC The Walking Dead television series on AMC that debuted nearly 10 years ago will end after 11 seasons. That might be bleak news for fans, but there will b...
04:37 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge When the Overwatch League moved online, fans found new ways to connect
A group of Chengdu Hunters fans following an August 8th watch party. | Photo: Panda Base Marie Blanquart had big plans for 2020. As president of The Rooster Club, a supporters group for ...
04:22 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge The first Dune trailer worms its way online
Dune is one of the greatest science fiction books ever written, and the first trailer for the latest adaptation has finally arrived, giving fans a glimpse at director Denis Villeneuve’s ...
04:20 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Mulan is the years most beautiful letdown
Image: Disney Sometimes movies, like people, have baggage. These unavoidable aspects don’t necessarily unfold on-screen, but they color the viewer’s perception regardless: production...
04:02 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Go read this story of how a dress code exposed inequality on an Arctic research mission
An ice floe in the Arctic Ocean. | Photo by: Arterra/Universal Images Group via Getty Images A few weeks into an Arctic research mission, women on board a Russian icebreaker were direct...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Facebooks India policy chief should step down, say civil rights groups
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A coalition of civil rights groups are calling for Ankhi Das, Facebook’s public policy chief in India, to step down in the face of growing secta...
03:30 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Tile will refund up to $1,000 in products if it cant find your lost item
Tile Tile, the company that makes trackers to monitor your stuff, is offering a new premium subscription plan starting today that’ll allow people to claim money for lost items. The pla...
03:00 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Satechi Quatro packs Apple Watch and Qi wireless charging into a USB-C battery bank
You could already buy a battery bank with a built-in Apple Watch charger. You could buy one with a wireless charging pad, too — they even sell one with a built-in kickstand. But to get ...
02:54 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Hunter Board is a 34 mph electric skateboard with a unique suspension system
Electric skateboards can be incredibly fun to ride, but they tend to be less popular than scooters and bikes because most people lack the confidence to zip around at high speeds in an upri...
02:53 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Jabras Elite 75t wireless earbuds are $60 off at Best Buy
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge At Best Buy, you can save $60 off the usual cost of Jabra’s Elite 75t truly wireless earbuds, which are one of the best options around if you like a lo...
02:38 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge I learned to make a lip-syncing deepfake in just a few hours (and you can, too)
Artist: William Joel How easy is it to make a deepfake, really? Over the past few years, there’s been a steady stream of new methods and algorithms that deliver more and more convincin...
02:05 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Assassins Creed Valhalla will launch on November 10th alongside the Xbox Series X
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Ubisoft’s next entry in its long-running franchise, is launching November 10th, the developer announced today. The game’s release will coincide with that o...
01:37 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Microsoft reveals Xbox Series S specs, promises four times the processing power of Xbox One
Microsoft is fully detailing its new Xbox Series S console today. The $299 next-gen console will arrive on November 10th, designed to be a more affordable option for 1440p gaming. Microsof...
01:30 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Xbox Game Pass is adding EAs Play subscription service at no extra cost
Microsoft’s Netflix-like subscription service is getting a bit bigger. Today, the company announced that Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Game Pass for PC subscribers will soon get an EA Play...
01:01 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Xbox Series X launches on November 10th for $499
Microsoft is launching its Xbox Series X console on November 10th for $499. Preorders for the new console will begin on September 22nd, with the company also offering the Xbox Series X thr...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 review: an extravagant success
Two screens, five cameras, one hinge, $2,000 Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Amazons new Alexa partnership lets you link your AT&T number to turn your Echo into a phone
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon is rolling out a new partnership with AT&T today that will let customers link their phone numbers to their Alexa account, allowing them to bot...
12:30 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Whats on your desk, Kaitlin Hatton?
Is meatball an fruit? Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Lenovos IdeaPad Slim 7 is a showcase for AMDs exceptional new processor
An unremarkable laptop with a remarkable chip Continue reading… ...
11:30 am - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Viral video reimagining Fresh Prince as a drama is becoming an actual show
Image: Sun Squared Media Classic 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is being rebooted as a drama for streaming service Peacock, its original star Will Smith has announced on YouTube....
11:00 am - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge 2020 is set to mark the end of the hottest 5-year period on record
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers remarks on climate change and ecology during the official opening ceremony of Lisbon European Green Capital 2020 event, on January...
11:00 am - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Yubicos new USB-C security key with NFC could be the one key to unlock them all
Image: Yubico Yubico is announcing a new version of its USB-C equipped YubiKey 5 security key with NFC built in, which should theoretically be a convenient combo and compatible with many...
10:30 am - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Making the $4,599 Gogoro Eeyo 1S electric bike more practical
Rain-Bow fenders fitted to the Eeyo 1S. | Photo: Oski Collado The incredibly lightweight Eeyo 1S electric bike is certainly fun to ride, as I said in my review, but it’s not very pract...
10:00 am - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Trumps latest attack on Section 230 is really about censoring speech
One aspect of the 2020 presidential campaign that isn’t much discussed is the fact that both candidates want to end the internet as we know it. Both President Trump and Joe Biden have ca...
09:47 am - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge How Microsoft built its folding Android phone
The Microsoft Surface Duo | Dieter Bohn / The Verge From Surface Mini to Surface Duo Continue reading… ...
08:23 am - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Star Trek: Discovery season 3 trailer jumps into the future
Image: CBS To coincide with the 54th anniversary of the TV debut of Star Trek’s original series, CBS has unveiled a new trailer for the third season of Star Trek: Discovery which is se...
06:06 am - Wed, September 9, 2020
The Verge Nintendo reportedly boosts Switch production as new model looms
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Nintendo is said to be increasing its Switch production again, with a new Bloomberg report saying the company is asking its partners to manufa...
10:42 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge What this tragic merger looks like today will shock you
Taboola and Outbrain, best known as the rival chumbox providers who fill space on your favorite websites with garbage like “You Won’t Believe What [NAME] Looks Like Today!” and the e...
09:59 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Republicans pressure platforms with new 230 bill
Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images A group of Senate Republicans introduced a new bill Tuesday aimed at chipping away some of the protections provided to social media companies through...
09:58 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Slacks new recent status feature is roasting us for our many lunch breaks
Need to tell your co-workers you’re taking lunch? Slack will now let you pick from your last five custom statuses so you don’t have to type them (and find the right emoji) over and ove...
09:41 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Waze now lets you send directions from your computer to your phone
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google-owned mapping app Waze will now let you send directions from your computer to your phone. The process to do so was pretty straightforwa...
09:01 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Apple TV app now available on Vizio TVs
Image: Vizio The Apple TV app is now available on Vizio SmartCast TVs to customers in the US and Canada, Vizio announced today. With the app, you can access your library of movie and TV ...
08:55 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge The LG Wing could have a surprisingly thin flip-around screen, as shown in new leaks
Image: Evan Blass LG’s upcoming “Wing” smartphone is expected to be a dual-screen device with a swiveling mechanism, and the screen that flips around could be surprisingly thin, as...
08:16 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Netflix still on track to release more originals in 2021 than this year, but production woes are setting in
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix co-CEO Reed Hastings is still confident that 2021 will see more Netflix originals released than this year, but he is acknowledging that wi...
07:56 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Samsung reportedly cutting off chip sales to Huawei
Photo by Jon Porter / The Verge Samsung and SK Hynix will reportedly stop selling components to Huawei as the Trump administration tightens sanctions on the Chinese phone maker. Accordin...
07:14 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Apple will seek damages from Epic Games for breach of App Store contract
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple will seek damages against Epic Games for allegedly breaching its contract with the iOS App Store, in a new escalation of the two companies...
06:53 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Heres how to view the Android 11 statue in AR
Google has officially announced Android 11, and the new operating system is already rolling out to Pixel phones. In honor of the release, Google has created a statue that you can view in a...
06:28 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Marc Levoy on the balance of camera hardware, software, and artistic expression
Photo illustration by William Joel / Levoy talks to The Verge after leaving Google and joining Adobe Continue reading… ...
06:24 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge The FTC is investigating Intuit over free file tax returns
Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for TurboTax The Federal Trade Commission is actively investigating Intuit, maker of the popular TurboTax tax preparation software, according to a ne...
06:10 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Samsungs new Galaxy Note 20 phones are already $200 off
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra are both $200 off at Amazon, B&H Photo, and Best Buy. This brings the price for the smaller device down...
06:03 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge The unsung star of The Last of Us Part II had to pretend to be a baby
Amy Johnston is carefully perched against the hip of her co-worker for the day, an animator by the name of Marianne Hayden. It’s a strange scene, to say the least: two grown women in a m...
05:51 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Apples Tile competitor may finally be in production
Image: 9to5Mac Apple’s Tile-like location tracking product has finally entered production, according to a report from Nikkei, meaning you might be able to buy them sometime soon. Rumor...
05:43 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge EA adds Colin Kaepernick to Madden NFL 21
Image: EA Sports EA is bringing Colin Kaepernick back to Madden. Starting today, Kaepernick will be available as a QB who can be added to any team in Franchise mode in Madden NFL 21, whi...
05:10 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Bose is almost ready to challenge Apples AirPods Pro with new noise-canceling earbuds
Bose hasn’t released a pair of true wireless earbuds since the SoundSport Free in 2017, but it seems the company is about to make up for lost time. Last year, Bose said it was readying t...
05:04 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge College reopenings push K-12 schools online
Photo by John Moore/Getty Images The temperature was in the 70s in State College, Pennsylvania on Friday, but the local school board voted to call a “snow day,” cancel classes, and h...
05:03 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge 2020 set another record for being awful: the most acres burned in California
Photo by David McNew/Getty Images Wildfires have already ripped through a record 2.2 million acres of California this year, making this year’s blazes the most widespread on record. The...
05:00 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Android 11 is here and not just for Google Pixel phones
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Android 11 is officially launching today after months of betas — and it’s getting a wider release than expected, with the latest version of the opera...
05:00 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Android 11 review: features by the dozen
Priority chat notifications, stricter privacy controls, and a new power menu Continue reading… ...
04:44 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Microsoft confirms Xbox Series S will arrive on November 10th in new official trailer
Microsoft made its Xbox Series S console official today after a round of leaks appeared overnight. Now, the company is confirming the new $299 console will arrive on November 10th. That’...
03:51 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Apple hid an AR Easter egg in its September event announcement
Apple has officially announced its upcoming “Time Flies” event for September 15th, and the company hid a neat augmented reality Easter egg in the event announcement that uses Apple’s...
03:30 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Uber pledges to shift to 100 percent electric vehicles by 2030
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber announced Tuesday that “100 percent” of rides will take place in electric vehicles by 2030 in the US, Canada, and Europe, and by 2040 for...
03:13 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Apple announces Time Flies event for September 15th
Apple has announced an event for September 15th at 1PM ET / 10AM PT. Normally, Apple announces new iPhones in September, but this year, there have been rumors of the phones being delayed. ...
03:00 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Razers latest edible product is chewing gum made for gaming
Razer Razer’s latest gaming accessory is chewing gum aimed at boosting your focus and reaction time in games. The company teamed up with 5 Gum from Mars Wrigley to make “Respawn by 5...
02:56 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Amazon, Apple, and Googles open-source smart home standard is on track for a 2021 launch
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Project Connected Home over IP — the ambitious attempt to bring together Amazon, Apple, Google, and the Zigbee Alliance with a unified, open-source sm...
02:22 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is a new Zelda action game for the Switch
The next Legend of Zelda adventure is coming very soon. Today, Nintendo revealed a new title called Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, which will launch on the Switch this year. The game, w...
02:13 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Microsoft reportedly launching smaller 12.5-inch Surface Laptop for the holidays
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft is reportedly preparing to launch a smaller Surface Laptop later this year. Windows Central reports that Microsoft is preparing a mo...
02:01 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge As Amnesia: The Dark Descent turns 10, lets appreciate its hissing cockroaches
Frictional Games Early in the coronavirus pandemic, during the ambient dread of New York’s locked-down spring, I realized that I couldn’t put words in a coherent order. I built virtu...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge How video chat fuels the American deportation machine
AP Photo/Gerald Herbert Detained, dehumanized, deported. Inside the cruel bureaucracy of ICE’s immigrant detention centers. Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Fortnite is launching a concert series it hopes will become a tour stop for artists
Music is about to become a much bigger part of Fortnite. Today, Epic is announcing a new, three-week-long concert series that will take place on the game’s party royale island. It kicks ...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Googles Phone app can now give you the reason for a businesss call
The verified calls feature allows businesses like banks to display the reason for their call when they contact you. | Image: Google Google has officially announced a new “Verified Call...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Googles Phone app comes to more devices, and can now tell you why a business is calling
The verified calls feature allows businesses like banks to display the reason for their call when they contact you. | Image: Google Google has officially announced a new “Verified Call...
01:11 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Pharmaceutical companies sign vaccine safety pledge
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nine rival companies have pledged that any coronavirus vaccine they produce will be developed and tested with “high ethical standards and sound ...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge The developers behind Altos Adventure have a new studio focused on folk games
As the Alto series grew, so did the team behind it. With Alto’s Adventure, the game was made in collaboration between Toronto studio Snowman and English artist and developer Harry Nesbit...
12:46 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge GM acquires stake in electric truck maker Nikola, will help make the companys first vehicle
General Motors is taking an 11 percent stake in electric truck startup Nikola, the companies announced on Tuesday. As part of the deal, GM will help Nikola engineer and manufacture its bat...
12:42 pm - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Peloton announces new cheaper treadmill and pricier Bike Plus
The new treadmill is smaller than the original and drops the latter’s slatted belt design. | Image: Peloton Peloton has doubled its product lineup, announcing a cheaper treadmill and ...
10:40 am - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says employees will return to offices when majority are vaccinated
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he doesn’t expect his company’s employees to return to the office until the “majority” are vaccinated — a...
10:00 am - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Apple shares a look inside its first ever floating store
Apple’s latest retail store has drawn comparisons to a floating lantern, with a unique design incorporating a glass dome that sits directly on the water of Singapore’s Marina Bay. We f...
09:11 am - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Leaked Xbox Series S commercial reveals 1440p, ray tracing, and 512GB SSD
Microsoft’s next-gen Xbox Series S console leaked earlier today, just before the company officially confirmed its $299 pricing. Now a new leak is providing more details on exactly what...
07:28 am - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Microsoft confirms $299 Xbox Series S console
Hours after Microsoft’s Xbox Series S console widely leaked, the company has gone on the record to confirm its existence. In a tweet, Microsoft describes the Series S as offering “next...
06:00 am - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Xiaomis Poco X3 NFC has a giant battery and 120Hz screen for $235
Xiaomi’s Poco sub-brand has announced its latest phone, the Poco X3 NFC. As you might have guessed from the inclusion of “NFC” in the name of the phone itself, this is not a device t...
03:31 am - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Xbox Series S leaks with $299 price
This could be our first look at the Xbox Series S, Microsoft’s cut-down next-gen console that carries the codename Lockhart. An image posted by Thurrott allegedly shows the console’s d...
03:31 am - Tue, September 8, 2020
The Verge Xbox Series S leaks with $299 price, Series X reportedly $499
This could be our first look at the Xbox Series S, Microsoft’s cut-down next-gen console that carries the codename Lockhart. An image posted by Thurrott allegedly shows the console’s d...
08:20 pm - Mon, September 7, 2020
The Verge Calls to boycott Mulan rise after Disney release
Protests and calls for boycotts over Disney’s live-action adaptation of Mulan have sprung up again in wake of the film hitting Disney Plus. Hashtags like #BoycottMulan have trended on T...
05:28 pm - Mon, September 7, 2020
The Verge TikTok is racing to stop the spread of a gruesome video
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok is trying to remove graphic videos circulating the app that show a man shooting himself with a gun, and banning accounts from people who ar...
05:11 pm - Mon, September 7, 2020
The Verge Biden campaign enlists teens Instagram account for online organizing
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images The Joe Biden campaign is taking over a popular Instagram account from a teen supporter, who built a huge following over their summer break. Formerly a...
03:39 pm - Mon, September 7, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Watch 3 is down to its lowest price on Amazon
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Last month, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Watch 3 as part of its current lineup, and compared to its predecessors, it came with an expensive starting pri...
02:57 pm - Mon, September 7, 2020
The Verge Minecraft is coming to PlayStation VR as a free upgrade later this month
Minecraft is getting a free upgrade making the game playable in PlayStation VR later this month, developer Mojang Studios announced in a blog post today. Fans have been asking for PSVR Min...
01:08 pm - Mon, September 7, 2020
The Verge Heres what you need to run Crysis remastered on PC
Image: Crytek After a two-month delay following an underwhelming trailer, Crysis Remastered is finally launching on PC, PS4, and Xbox One this month. Ahead of its release, Crytek has unv...
11:54 am - Mon, September 7, 2020
The Verge LG confirms 2018 TV models will receive support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge After much confusion, LG has confirmed that AirPlay 2 and HomeKit support will be coming to some of its 2018 TV models, in addition to its newer 2019 and...
10:58 am - Mon, September 7, 2020
The Verge Nintendo explored making a portable Switch-style GameCube, leak suggests
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Before Nintendo released the Switch, the company had early plans to create a similar handheld based on its iconic GameCube console, leaked int...
09:07 am - Mon, September 7, 2020
The Verge China celebrates safe landing of secretive spacecraft as important breakthrough
The spacecraft was launched using a Chinese Long March 2F rocket, seen here in 2016 launching the Tiangong 2 space lab. | Photo: AFP via Getty Images Chinese state media says the countr...
08:17 am - Mon, September 7, 2020
The Verge Motorolas latest budget phone leaks with 64-megapixel camera and 5,000mAh battery
The Moto G9 Plus is shown with four rear cameras and a hole-punch display notch. | Image: Orange Slovakia It looks like Motorola is about to announce a second entry in its budget G9 phon...
07:10 pm - Sun, September 6, 2020
The Verge New trailers: The Forty-Year-Old Version, The Boys in the Band, No Time to Die, and more
Radha Blank in The Forty-Year-Old Version | Sundance Institute | photo by Eric Branco I’ve been sort of stuck in a rerun rut the past week or so (fine, OK, yes I’ve been rewatching B...
05:46 pm - Sun, September 6, 2020
The Verge EA apologizes for putting full-screen in-game ad in UFC 4
An in-game ad in UFC-4 prompted angry fan backlash | Reddit/r/Ydino EA has apologized for putting a full-screen, in-game ad into its UFC 4 game, after angry fans protested on Reddit. Fir...
03:17 pm - Sun, September 6, 2020
The Verge Amazon bars foreign sales of plants to the US following deliveries of mystery seeds
Packets of seeds have been arriving unsolicited in the mail | Washington State Department of Agriculture Amazon is banning foreign sales of plants and seeds into the US as authorities tr...
02:01 pm - Sun, September 6, 2020
The Verge LG confirms Wing is the name of its new smartphone
A mockup showing how the Wing’s screen could rotate to reveal a second screen.  | Image: ETNews LG has confirmed its upcoming phone will be called Wing (the Wing?) and will be rev...
01:01 pm - Sun, September 6, 2020
The Verge Karaoke game Twitch Sings will shut down at the end of the year
Image: Twitch Twitch Sings, the streaming platform’s live karaoke game, is shutting down, the company announced. The company says it decided to close down the game effective January 1s...
07:04 pm - Sat, September 5, 2020
The Verge Black Panther titles are free right now on Comixology
Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images Amazon-owned cloud-based comic book platform Comixology appears to be offering a wide selection of Marvel’s Black Panther comics for free...
05:50 pm - Sat, September 5, 2020
The Verge Google Magentas Lo-Fi Player lets you create your own virtual music room
Google Magenta A new Google Magenta project (created by an intern!) lets you mix lo-fi, hip-hop music tracks to build a custom music room in your browser, with no musical ability require...
04:10 pm - Sat, September 5, 2020
The Verge Facebook blocks livestream of an ill French man who wanted to broadcast his death
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has blocked the live stream of a man in France suffering from an incurable ailment who planned to broadcast his death, Agence France-Pres...
03:00 pm - Sat, September 5, 2020
The Verge iPhone 12: everything we think we know about Apples 2020 5G iPhones
The iPhone 11 Pro. Not an iPhone 12. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge We’re likely just weeks away from Apple taking the wraps off its 2020 iPhones, and the rumor mill is ...
02:00 pm - Sat, September 5, 2020
The Verge A rough roadmap to a COVID-19 vaccine
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nine months into 2020, there’s one question on a lot of people’s minds: “Are we there yet?” We want to get back to watching weird movies ...
01:27 pm - Sat, September 5, 2020
The Verge Ring doorbells and cameras will soon integrate with Lutrons smart lighting system
Ring Ring cameras and doorbells will soon be able to connect with Lutron’s smart lighting systems, so you can set lights to turn on automatically when your Ring device detects movement...
01:00 pm - Sat, September 5, 2020
The Verge The best Labor Day tech deals
Image: Satechi Welcome to Labor Day weekend. Whether you’re working during the US holiday on Monday, September 7th, or you have off, retailers have cut prices on several tech products....
07:47 am - Sat, September 5, 2020
The Verge Read Epics new, full argument why a court should force Apple to reinstate Fortnite
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Shortly before midnight on the Friday before Labor Day weekend — we’re curious about the timing — Epic Games pushed the button on its next l...
12:47 am - Sat, September 5, 2020
The Verge Sega Dreamcast darling Shenmue is becoming an anime series
I’ve often heard that Shenmue set the standard for a living, breathing open world in video games when it was released on Sega Dreamcast in 1999. It was followed by some of the most highl...
12:14 am - Sat, September 5, 2020
The Verge Today I learned my babys Fisher-Price gamepad accepts the Konami Code
My wife bought a toy game controller for our baby girl. I couldn’t have been prouder. Our six-month old already loved to drum her feet on my DualShock 4 — a born gamer. So I started ...
11:11 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Doom and Doom II get official widescreen support, 27 years later
Doom is the game that just won’t die, no matter how many times you blast those demons away — and owner Bethesda has seen fit to give the 27-year-old original quite a number of upgrades...
10:24 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Amazon takes down a five-starfraudin the UK
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon’s top reviewers in the UK appear to have engaged in fraud, leaving thousands of five-star ratings in exchange for money or free products....
10:02 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge This suspected Apple Watch prototype is disguised as a tiny iPod
Is this an actual prototype Apple Watch in one of those covert “security cases” that companies sometimes use when they’re testing gadgets in broad daylight? We can’t say. Either w...
09:30 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge How to turn off autoplay videos on Facebook, Twitter, Firefox, and more
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge You’ve probably been caught off guard by videos that play automatically on Facebook, Twitter, or just across the internet in general. They b...
08:15 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge The Pentagon says Microsoft should still get its $10B JEDI contract following an investigation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Following an investigation by the Pentagon, the Department of Defense says it is standing by its decision to award a $10 billion cloud computing c...
08:10 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Read Apples commitment to freedom of expression that doesnt mention China
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Friday, Apple published a new human rights policy committing to “freedom of information and expression” after facing years of criticism ove...
07:38 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge T-Mobile details its plan to give free internet to 10 million students at home
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last year, T-Mobile announced a plan to provide 10 million low-income households free broadband internet to close what then-CEO John Legere called...
06:10 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Trump administration issues directive aimed at enhancing cybersecurity in space
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, the Trump administration released its fifth Space Policy Directive, this one designed to come up with a list of best practices for the spac...
04:50 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge You may not be able to watch Tenet, but you can stream the movies score and it slaps
Christopher Nolan’s Tenet is finally hitting theaters in the United States, but not really. The film’s limited release in cities and states where theaters are allowed to operate means ...
04:30 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge New test lets some people view Instagram stories directly through Facebook
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Some Facebook users have recently noticed that they can now watch their Instagram stories right from within the main social network app. Facebook ...
04:00 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge This virtual influencer might be the next League of Legends champion
For the past few weeks, a new influencer has steadily grown in popularity. She has long pink hair, posts about her cat Bao and her clueless dad, has lots of fan art, and frequently retweet...
03:56 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge It will cost $1.8 billion to pull Huawei and ZTE out of US networks, FCC says
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Removing Chinese equipment will cost small carriers as much as $1.8 billion, according to a new report from the Federal Communications Commission....
03:36 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Marvels Avengers has a surprisingly good campaign thanks to Ms. Marvel
Marvel’s Avengers is something of a superhero take on the Destiny formula. It’s a game where you can play as your favorite comic book hero, team up with friends for various missions, a...
03:28 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Biden campaign partners with Cameo for new fundraising effort
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images The Joe Biden campaign is partnering up with the celebrity video platform Cameo in a new fundraising effort ahead of the November election. Cameo is a vid...
03:08 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Volkswagen shows off minimalist interior of its forthcoming ID 4 electric SUV
Volkswagen’s ID 4 will make its global debut at the end of September, but before then the German automaker is giving a sneak peek at the new electric SUV’s interior. Unsurprisingly, it...
02:46 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge China just launched a reusable test spacecraft possibly a spaceplane
A Chinese Long March 2F rocket launching a space station back in 2011. The same vehicle was used to launch a reusable spacecraft on August 4th. | Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images Early...
02:35 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge She created a fake Twitter persona then she killed it with COVID-19
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Something was off about the memorial service for the anonymous anthropology professor who’d died of COVID-19. For one, only four people showed u...
01:40 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge From gadgets to GPUs, all the product announcements from this week
We’ve got a gadget-heavy episode of The Vergecast this week, with the announcements of Intel’s new 11th Gen Tiger Lake CPU’s, Nvidia’s Geoforce RTX 3080 and 3090, and a whole bunch...
01:39 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Driving the Polestar 2, the first electric car with a brain by Google
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge “Hey Google, how do you compete with Tesla?” Continue reading… ...
01:23 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Telling people to delete Facebook wont fix the internet
The Social Dilemma is a clever but simplistic drama-documentary Continue reading… ...
01:15 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Peloton is reportedly planning a cheaper new treadmill to keep home workouts on track
There are no two ways about it: the pandemic has been good for Peloton. Demand for the company’s high-end exercise equipment and at-home workouts has boomed as COVID-19 has shut gyms and...
01:13 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Using lasers and glass to make practical psychedelic scenes with Lewie Wilkinson
Photography by Lewie Wilkinson Every so often, I come across a striking design and can’t immediately tell if it’s 3D or practical. Most recently, this was when I caught the work of L...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge The legacy of the skate video lives on in TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Skateboarding is more accessible and inclusive than ever, thanks to social media platforms Continue reading… ...
12:36 pm - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge The Witcher 3 is getting a free next-gen upgrade for PS5, Xbox Series X, and PC
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is getting a graphical upgrade for next-generation hardware, and current owners of the game on PC, Playstation, and Xbox will get the update for free. Developers ...
11:40 am - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Uber launches car rentals in the UK for maximum social distancing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber announce today that it will soon allow users in the UK to rent cars via its app in a partnership with car rental company CarTrawler. Users wi...
10:25 am - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Digital pregnancy tests are almost as powerful as the original IBM PC
A digital pregnancy test teardown. | @foone (Twitter) Pregnancy tests used to be fairly simple sticks you peed on, but the move to digital versions has transformed them into tiny compute...
10:00 am - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Honors latest smartwatch is the ultra-rugged Watch GS Pro
Image: Honor Huawei sub-brand Honor has announced its first rugged smartwatch, the Watch GS Pro, at this year’s scaled-back IFA trade show in Berlin. Alongside the new Watch GS Pro is ...
10:00 am - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge How Facebooks new election rules sidestep the real problem
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Programming note: The Interface will be off Monday for Labor Day. I. The announcements After months of deliberations, Facebook gave its answer to ...
08:30 am - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge This Game Boy doesnt need batteries, but shuts off every 10 seconds
Image: Northwestern University The original Game Boy from 1989 was an iconic handheld console but, as anyone who owned one will tell you, it required a steady stream of batteries to keep...
08:00 am - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Ford is letting customers personalize their Mustang Mach-E before taking delivery
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Ford’s first electric vehicle of consequence, the Mustang Mach-E SUV, will start arriving at dealerships at the end of the year. But before customers...
12:13 am - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge Go read this CNET story about the Avengers game that wasnt
Image: Marvel Studios In 2011, before the Marvel Cinematic Universe became an unstoppable box office and cultural force, THQ Studio Australia was hard at work on a video game tie-in for ...
12:00 am - Fri, September 4, 2020
The Verge The Aorus 15P is a light gaming laptop designed for esports pros
Image: Gigabyte Gigabyte has announced the Aorus 15P, a portable laptop tailored to professional gaming. It’s available now on Gigabyte’s online store, starting at $1,599.99. The co...
11:30 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge T-Mobiles LG Velvet has a different processor inside, and its an interesting choice
We weren’t huge fans of the LG Velvet, the design-first, specs-second flagship smartphone the company released this summer. The sleek phone felt stuttery in our review. But what if I tol...
10:34 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Star Trek cast members will reunite Sept. 8th for a free 24-hour virtual celebration
Image: CBS On September 8th, CBS All Access is holding an all-day streaming event to commemorate the 54th anniversary of the premiere of the original Star Trek television show. I’ll ad...
09:25 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Logitech Gs new Playmaster software is here to help you get good at Counter-Strike
Logitech G has announced a new esports training program for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive called Playmaster, which is designed to help assess your skills and help you practice specific ...
09:10 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge You can now download your Twitter data again and see what hackers couldve nabbed
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge If you’re curious what kind of data Twitter stores on you — and what those hackers could have stolen during their big bitcoin scam — yo...
09:04 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Justice Department reportedly plans to file antitrust case against Google as early as this month
Illustration by Alex Castro The Department of Justice is preparing to file antitrust charges against Google’s parent company Alphabet possibly as early as this month, The New York Time...
08:47 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Proposed COVID-19 testing strategy faces pitfalls
A COVID-19 testing site in Flordia. | Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images When someone gets a COVID-19 test, the result does one thing: tells that person if ...
08:45 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Facebook is paying people to shut down their accounts ahead of the election
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As part of Facebook’s latest study on how social media impacts democracy, the company appears to be paying users to log off of its products ahea...
08:23 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge This music video was shot entirely in Animal Crossing, and its great
If you can host a popular talk show in Animal Crossing, why not stage an official music video there? Particularly when, as you’ll see in Sylvan Esso’s official “Ferris Wheel” music...
07:26 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Rocket Lab secretly launched its own company-made satellite on latest flight
Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket taking off | Image: Rocket Lab Small satellite launcher Rocket Lab says it has successfully flown one of its own satellites, demonstrating that the spacecr...
07:18 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Robert Pattinson reportedly has COVID-19, and The Batman has halted production
Warner Bros. Production of Warner Bros.’ The Batman has been delayed yet again, this time because star Robert Pattison has tested positive for COVID-19, Vanity Fair reported. The highl...
07:03 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Apples new Over Sharing ad reminds us it really wants to be seen as a privacy protector
A man yells in a bus full of people that he browsed eight sites for divorce lawyers. A woman blithely tells her log in information to strangers in a movie house. A pair of coworkers has an...
06:47 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Vivo is making a phone that has color-changing rear glass
Vivo is developing one of the coolest looking phones I’ve ever seen. In a video posted to Weibo (and spotted by Android Authority), the company confirms that its new phone, which doesn...
05:16 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Apple delays privacy feature that would let iPhone owners keep ad tracking at bay
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is delaying a controversial new privacy rule it’s implementing with iOS 14 that will require developers to ask users for permission to gat...
05:00 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Facebook wants its AR glasses to give wearers superhearing
Facebook A new Facebook experiment shows how sound could play a major role in augmented reality. Chief scientist Michael Abrash and his team at FRL Research (formerly Facebook Reality La...
05:00 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Save on the Steam versions of Death Stranding, Control Ultimate Edition, and more
Publisher 505 Games is discounting most of its titles on Steam in time for Labor Day until September 8th. Topping the list includes Death Stranding, which hasn’t seen many discounts. It...
04:37 pm - Thu, September 3, 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...
04:22 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Apple ordered to pay California store workers for time spent waiting for bag searches
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has to pay store employees in California for the time they spend waiting for their bags to be checked by security officers, an appeals court...
03:55 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge How to wipe your Android phone before selling or trading it in
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge About to buy the latest Samsung phone or save a bit of money on a Google Pixel 4A? Whether you plan to trade in your old Android phone for a discount on y...
03:38 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Amazon Alexa for Residential will let the voice assistant power apartment complexes
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon on Thursday announced Alexa for Residential, a new program designed to make it easier for landlords and property managers to add Alexa devi...
03:33 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge With latest Starlink launch, SpaceX touts 100 Mbps download speeds and space lasers
SpaceX’s latest batch of Starlink satellites deploying into space. | Image: SpaceX During the launch of its latest batch of internet-beaming Starlink satellites, SpaceX revealed key de...
03:30 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge MSIs Summit series are slim business laptops for remote workers
Image: MSI MSI is best known for its gaming laptops, but today, it’s announcing a new business line for remote professionals. The line includes the Summit E series and the Summit B ser...
03:00 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Razers Naga Pro is a wireless modular gaming mouse with loads of buttons
The new wireless Naga Pro features three swappable button plates to suit your favorite genre of games. | Image: Razer Most gaming mice claim to work great for any type of game, regardles...
02:50 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge This Google Nest Wifi deal includes a router and two Points for $280
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google’s Nest Wifi is currently one of the best mesh Wi-Fi systems you can buy because it’s fast and easy to set up, and there’s a big, steeply di...
02:06 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Watch how much betterNvidias RTX 3080 is than the 2080 Ti for 4K gaming
Nvidia unveiled its latest GeForce RTX 3080 graphics card earlier this week, and now the company is giving us a closer look at its 4K gaming performance. In a new gameplay video, Nvidia de...
02:00 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge How Google Maps uses DeepMindsAItools to predict your arrival time
Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Google Maps is one of the company’s most widely-used products, and its ability to predict upcoming traffic jams makes it indispensa...
01:50 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge The best games of 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro. 2020 is a year in which we could all use an escape. There’s so much going on in the world, and so much of it is overwhelming, that even an hour away from t...
01:26 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Super Mario Bros. 35 turns classic Mario gameplay into a 35-person battle royale
Nintendo is turning the original Super Mario Bros. into a 35-player battle royale game called Super Mario Bros. 35, available on October 1st exclusively to Nintendo Switch Online subscribe...
01:24 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Super Mario 3D World and other classic Mario games are coming to the Switch
Nintendo is bringing Super Mario 3D World to the Switch with an “enhanced” version. The developer announced the news today during a special Mario-themed Nintendo Direct, celebrating th...
01:16 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit is a Switch racer that uses RC cars
During a surprise announcement today, Nintendo revealed the latest Mario Kart — and it’s an unexpected one. Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit is a racing game, but one where players use th...
01:09 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Nintendo is releasing a 35th anniversary Super Mario Bros. Game and Watch
Nintendo is going back to the beginning with a modern version of its original Game & Watch handheld that’s been revamped with a full-color LCD. It can play Super Mario Bros. in honor...
01:05 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge European Vega rocket successfully returns to flight after a year-long hiatus
Late Wednesday night, European launch provider Arianespace successfully launched its Vega rocket from French Guiana, the vehicle’s first flight in more than a year. The return-to-flight ...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1 and 2 is the perfect remaster
The ideal mix of nostalgia and modern touches Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Pixel 4A vs. iPhone SE: battle of the budget cameras
I get asked almost weekly what the best budget camera system is for someone who doesn’t know much about photography, and my answer is almost always the same: what phone do you have? Than...
12:03 pm - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Activists call on Facebook to ban armed event listings after Kenosha shooting
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In the aftermath of the Kenosha shooting, an activist group called Change the Terms is calling on Facebook to institute new policies around potent...
11:38 am - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge All tech products should be designed like my toaster
I write about and review cutting edge tech products for a living, yet every time I pick up a new piece of hardware I always think about my toaster. Not because I’m obsessed with bread, b...
11:15 am - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge TCL announces two Android tablets, new true wireless earbuds, and a smartwatch for seniors
Image: TCL As part of its IFA 2020 announcements, TCL is today launching a slew of new gadgets including a pair of tablets, new true wireless earbuds, and a smartwatch for seniors. The ...
11:00 am - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Facebook will stop accepting new political ads a week before the US presidential election
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook will stop taking new political advertising in the United States in the seven days leading up to the election, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said to...
10:01 am - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Apple to let app developers offer free or discounted subscriptions via offer codes
An example screenshot showing what it could look like to redeem one of the new offer codes. | Image: Apple Apple will soon let developers offer discounted or free subscriptions via new o...
07:30 am - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Qualcomms 8cx Gen 2 5G processor promises a new wave of better ARM-based laptops
It’s been almost two years since Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 8cx, its flagship ARM processor for Windows laptops, but at IFA 2020, the company is unveiling its successor: the Snapd...
07:30 am - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Qualcomms next budget Snapdragon 4-series chips could take 5G mainstream in 2021
Qualcomm is expanding its 5G portfolio to its budget Snapdragon 4-series chipsets in 2021, which will bring the faster networking standard to the cheapest range of smartphones yet. Qualco...
07:30 am - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge The Acer Spin 7 is the first laptop with Qualcomms new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G chip
Image: Acer Acer has announced the newest iteration of its Spin 7 lineup at IFA 2020, and there’s a twist: instead of the usual Intel processor, the new model will be the first laptop ...
07:30 am - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Qualcomm hopes to topple AirPods Pro with adaptive noise cancellation for true wireless earbuds
Image: Qualcomm Qualcomm is today announcing Adaptive Noise Cancellation for true wireless earbuds, which it calls “a new technology designed to deliver an improved user experience for...
07:00 am - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge The new Philips Hue lightstrip mounts to your TV and syncs with whats on-screen
Image: Signify A new Philips Hue lightstrip is on the way, and this one is meant to be mounted to the back of your TV where it can flash and glow along with whatever’s on-screen. The H...
05:47 am - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge Fujifilm breaks mirrorless speed record with new f/1.0 lens
Fujifilm has announced a new 50mm X-series lens with an unprecedented f/1.0 aperture. The XF 50mmF1.0 R WR is the world’s first f/1 autofocus lens for mirrorless cameras, according to Fu...
02:05 am - Thu, September 3, 2020
The Verge These students figured out their tests were graded by AI and the easy way to cheat
Photo by Phil Esposito On Monday, Dana Simmons came downstairs to find her 12-year-old son, Lazare, in tears. He’d completed the first assignment for his seventh-grade history class on...
10:50 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Windows 10 is getting a new touch keyboard with GIFs, emoji, and better voice typing
Microsoft is planning to release some significant changes to its built-in touch keyboard for Windows 10. The updated touch keyboard design builds on the company’s work with Windows 10X, ...
10:49 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Go read John Boyegas unfiltered interview about how Disney (and Star Wars) sidelined him
Nearly nine months after Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was released, John Boyega is opening up about the way his character and his role in the films were treated by Disney. In a new le...
09:56 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Verizon spent $1.9 billion to catch up on 5G spectrum
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon is spending nearly $1.9 billion to catch up on 5G spectrum, as the biggest carriers race to roll out higher-speed connections nationwide. ...
09:38 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Mulan will be available to all Disney Plus subscribers for no extra fee on December 4th
For Disney Plus subscribers who don’t want to pay an extra $30 to watch Mulan when it drops on September 4th, the company has announced it will be free to all customers on December 4th. ...
08:35 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge How to transfer your Google Authenticator 2FA to a new phone
Photo by S3studio/Getty Images Two-factor authentication (2FA) is one of the best and easiest ways to keep your online accounts secure. They work by issuing an authentication code on you...
08:18 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Western Digitals fast 500GB NVMe SSD is down to its lowest price
Western Digital There’s a good deal happening on Western Digital’s WD_Black SN750 NVMe M.2 drive with 500GB of storage. It usually floats around $80, but it’s $63 right now at Amaz...
07:18 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Twitch now lets anyone host an online movie party with the Amazon Prime Video library
Twitch’s Watch Parties function is rolling out to everyone today, giving streamers and their subscribers around the world the ability to watch Amazon’s library of movies and TV shows t...
07:07 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Fit 2 can last for up to three weeks on a charge
Image: Samsung Samsung has a new fitness tracker on the way called the Galaxy Fit 2. It’s an updated version of the original Galaxy Fit band that offers a larger display and more batte...
06:43 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Trumps TikTok deal has hit a serious roadblock
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok’s high-profile search for a US buyer is hitting a roadblock after weeks of public negotiations and months of national security debates. A...
06:16 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Its (still) time to end Trending on Twitter
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In August 2019, after the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his jail cell, conspiracy theories about what had happened ran ram...
06:13 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Amazons new indoor and outdoor Blink cameras can record for up to four years on one set of batteries
Image: Amazon Blink, that other smart home camera company that Amazon scooped up, today announced a pair of new cameras that move its business deeper into a subscription model. And they ...
05:31 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge A third Spotify-owned podcast company is starting a union
Parcast Union Parcast, the podcast production company Spotify acquired last year, is unionizing. The Writers Guild of America, East announced the news today, along with a letter about wh...
05:09 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Twitter hack conspirators may include a 16-year-old from Massachusetts
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge The investigation of the unprecedented Twitter hack earlier this summer has produced a new suspect: a 16-year-old from Massachusetts, accordi...
05:07 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and S7 Plus will be available on September 18th
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Samsung announced a release date for its new Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7 Plus tablets. They’ll launch on Friday, September 18th, and preorders are now o...
05:00 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Samsung launches Galaxy Book Flex 5G, the first 5G Intel Evo laptop
Samsung It’s a big day for Intel. The company launched its 11th Gen Tiger Lake mobile processors. It also announced its newest badge of honor for laptops: the Intel Evo brand, building...
05:00 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Asus latest ZenBook laptops feature Intels 11th Gen CPUs and Thunderbolt 4 ports
The ZenBook 14 with the optional ScreenPad built into the trackpad. | Asus Asus announced its next wave of Zenbook laptops for release later this fall that will run on Intel’s 11th Gen...
05:00 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Toshiba laptops are no more, but here are Dynabooks new notebooks with Intels 11th Gen parts
Dynabook’s new Portégé X30W-J convertible laptop. | Image: Dynabook Dynabook, the company that took control of Toshiba’s laptop operation before it axed that business earlier this ...
05:00 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Acers new Swift laptops include Intels 11th Gen processors
This is the Swift 3 SF313-53 (the one with the 13.5-inch screen). | Acer Acer has announced new Swift 3 and Swift 5 laptops, which include Intel’s 11th Gen “Tiger Lake” processors....
04:40 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Intel debuts a new logo alongside its 11th Gen chips
Intel has just announced its new 11th Gen processors, and alongside the launch, the company is also rolling out a new minimalist logo — the third logo that the company has ever used. The...
04:10 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Intel announces its new 11th Gen Tiger Lake CPUs, available on laptops this fall
Intel has officially announced its first 11th Gen Tiger Lake processors for laptops, which will feature the company’s new integrated Xe graphics, Thunderbolt 4 support, Wi-Fi 6, and a bi...
03:45 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Biden should keep Facebook workers out of his transition team, groups demand
Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images Earlier this week, a coalition of veteran and progressive groups demanded that the Joe Biden campaign commit that no Facebook executives or...
03:27 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge T-Mobile adds faster midband 5G coverage to more than 80 new cities and towns
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile on Wednesday announced a much wider rollout of its 2.5GHz midband 5G coverage, adding 81 new cities and towns to a total list of 90 marke...
02:58 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Heres how to preorder the $1,999.99 Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
Image: Samsung You’ll be able to get your hands on the new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 very soon. Samsung recently shared a lot more about its new foldable phone, which you can read right ...
02:35 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge These four 360Hz gaming monitors support Nvidias new low-latency feature
This is Asus’ PG259QN 360Hz refresh rate gaming monitor, one of the four monitors confirmed for later this year | Asus Later this fall, Alienware, MSI, Asus, and Acer will each release...
02:22 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Apple, Google, and Amazon respond to European tech taxes by passing on costs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For many years, Europe has been unhappy with the tax habits of US tech giants. As regulators and politicians have often noted, these firms make va...
02:15 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge The Mandalorians second season premieres on October 30th
The Mandalorian will return with new episodes beginning on October 30th, Disney announced today on Twitter. The announcement seems to indicate that the show will continue its weekly relea...
02:00 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Panasonics Lumix S5 is a more compact full-frame mirrorless camera
Panasonic went in at the high end when it released its first L-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras last year, but today it’s announcing a more mainstream and versatile model. Like the $2...
01:22 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge India bans PUBG Mobile, Alipay, Baidu, and more Chinese apps
India is banning another 118 apps said to be either based in or linked to China. PUBG Mobile, Alipay, and Baidu are among the biggest names on the list. India banned TikTok, WeChat, and mo...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Lucid Motors says its electric sedan can hit a quarter-mile in under 10 seconds, smashing Teslas record
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Lucid Motors has been making a lot of bold claims in the lead-up to the September 9th unveiling of its first all-electric sedan, the Lucid Air...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Fold, Flip, or Duo: the hows and whys of folding phones
I’m currently reviewing the Microsoft Surface Duo and the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 — they’re sitting on my desk right now next to another folding phone, the Galaxy Z Flip. All three r...
12:30 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge JBLs latest affordable Bluetooth speakers are waterproof and charge via USB-C
The JBL Go 3 (left) next to the JBL Clip 4 (right). | Image: JBL JBL has announced new Clip 4 and Go 3 miniature Bluetooth speakers. Both have gotten a visual makeover from their predece...
12:30 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge JBL adds noise cancellation and improved sweat resistance to its latest true wireless earbuds
Image: JBL JBL isn’t a newcomer to true wireless earbuds, but today the company is announcing several new sets with noise cancellation at prices that reflect just how competitive the m...
12:00 pm - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Astronomers say theyve detected the most massive merger of two black holes ever discovered
An artistic impression of colliding black holes | Image: Mark Myers, ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav) Astronomers may have detected the most massive co...
10:23 am - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Amazon is reportedly surveilling its Flex delivery drivers in private Facebook groups
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is covertly monitoring private social media groups used by Amazon Flex workers to discuss their working conditions. According to what appea...
09:08 am - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Samsung announces its cheapest 5G phone and new Trio wireless charger
The Samsung Wireless Charger Trio powering three devices. | Image: Samsung Samsung has announced a host of new devices at its Life Unstoppable virtual event today, including the Galaxy A...
08:21 am - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Twitter tries to explain trending topics
Screenshot: Twitter Twitter will add pinned tweets and short descriptions to some of the trending topics on its service to help people understand why they’ve become popular. In a blog ...
08:00 am - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge Samsung announces The Premiere, a luxury ultra-short throw 4K laser projector
Samsung has announced its latest high-end home entertainment device: The Premiere, a new 4K short-throw laser projector that’s meant to be a viable alternative to the QLED TVs that Samsu...
03:53 am - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge ZTE announces worlds first phone with an under-display selfie camera
After teasing for a while, ZTE has followed through on its promise to launch the world’s first commercial smartphone with a selfie camera embedded in the display. The Axon 20 5G turns ou...
02:02 am - Wed, September 2, 2020
The Verge LG hints at dual-screen swiveling Wing phone in new video
LG has provided the first public acknowledgement of its rumored “Wing” handset, said to be a device with two screens in a swiveling form factor. A teaser video posted to YouTube hints ...
08:38 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Amazon deletes job listings detailing effort to monitor labor organizing threats
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has deleted two job listings posted to its corporate employment website detailing “intelligence analyst” roles that involved, among oth...
07:08 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Razers Blade 15 is a capable gaming laptop thats $400 off at Amazon
Image: Razer If you’re on the hunt for a gaming laptop to help you run your games at reasonably fast frame rates that will also serve as a great all-around machine for non-gaming tasks...
06:45 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Nuclear Throne developer Vlambeer is shutting down after a decade of games
Vlambeer, the indie studio behind beloved games such as Super Crate Box, Nuclear Throne, and Ridiculous Fishing, is shutting down. The developer, which celebrates its 10th anniversary toda...
06:30 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge OnlyFans confirms new caps on tips and pay-per-view content, but says the changes are unrelated to Bella Thorne
Image: Alex Castro / The Verge OnlyFans confirmed new rule changes to The Verge today that could impact how much money creators make on the platform, as well as how quickly they get paid...
05:53 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Apple releases iOS 13.7 with support for new automatic COVID-19 notification system
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple on Tuesday released iOS 13.7, adding support for a new exposure notification system for powering COVID-19 tracking. The system is an extensi...
05:30 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Gogo sells commercial in-flight internet business to bankrupt satellite provider
Gogo, the in-flight internet provider, has found a buyer for its commercial airline business. Intelsat, the world’s second largest satellite operator by revenue, has agreed to purchase G...
05:26 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Dr Disrespect says his mysterious Twitch ban is causing him anxiety
Photo by Bobby Quillard Dr Disrespect says he still doesn’t know why he was banned from Twitch, and he warned viewers that the mysterious ban has been causing him anxiety. “My anxiet...
05:10 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge The best laptop you can buy in 2020
The best laptop for your needs, from ultraportables to high-powered editing machines Continue reading… ...
04:54 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Nvidias new RTX 3090 is a $1,499 monster GPU designed for 8K gaming
Nvidia might have just announced its RTX 3080 successor to the RTX 2080, but the company also had a surprise giant GPU ready: the RTX 3090. While the RTX 3080 will ship with 10GB of GDDR6X...
04:30 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Nvidia announces new RTX 3080 GPU, priced at $699 and launching September 17th
Image: Nvidia Nvidia is unveiling its new GeForce RTX 3000 series graphics cards today. Nvidia has been teasing these new cards for weeks, and there have also been plenty of leaks before...
04:27 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Fortnite is getting Nvidia RTX ray tracing support on PC
Image: Epic Games Nvidia on Tuesday announced that Epic Games is bringing real-time ray tracing to the PC version of Fortnite. The announcement came as part of the company’s Ampere gra...
04:20 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Googles AI flood warnings now cover all of India and have expanded to Bangladesh
A girl sits outside her flooded home on the banks of the River Ganges. | Photo by Sanjay Kanojia/AFP via Getty Images Google says its flood prediction service, which uses machine learni...
04:00 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Apple and Google announce new automatic app system to track COVID exposures
Screenshots of the new Exposure Notification Express system Apple and Google are launching a new auto-generated software framework to help states deploy their own contact tracing apps. D...
03:47 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Nintendo now lets you cancel digital Switch game preorders
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Nintendo is changing how it handles digital game preorders for the Switch’s eShop, and it’s starting by giving customers the chance to cancel preor...
03:37 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge The Boys season 2 wants to start a cult of personality
Image: Amazon It’s easy to get the wrong idea about The Boys. Amazon’s satirical take on superheroes — based on Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s comic superheroes who get off o...
03:00 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Dead by Daylight is getting a free PS5 and Xbox Series X update and a graphical overhaul
Image: Behaviour Interactive Dead by Daylight is coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X this year, and not just as a technicality: developer Behaviour Interactive says the next-gen co...
03:00 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge These anti-procrastination smart glasses use AI to monitor what you look at all day
Auctify’s Specs (above) are being marketed as a “productivity-boosting” tool. | Image: Auctify The difficulty of staying focused in an age of distractions is one of those annoying...
02:43 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Why you can no longer install Fortnite on iOS
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update September 1st, 10:43AM ET: The following article has been updated following Apple’s termination of Epic Games’ developer account. That action...
02:41 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Game of Thrones showrunners are adapting The Three-Body Problem as first major Netflix project
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix on Tuesday announced that David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the showrunners of HBO’s Game of Thrones, are working on an adaptation of Chines...
02:30 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Biden campaign launches official Animal Crossing: New Horizons yard signs
Starting today, September 1st, Animal Crossing: New Horizons players will be able to deck out their island homes with official Joe Biden yard signs as part of the campaign’s broader init...
02:15 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Uber will require some riders to take mask selfies
Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images As its ride-sharing business continues to struggle during the COVID-19 pandemic, Uber announced that it will begin to require some riders to take...
02:09 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Amazon Music now lets you watch artists when theyre live on Twitch
Image: Amazon Musicians can now link their Twitch profiles to Amazon Music to let fans watch their live streams without leaving the music streaming app. The integration offers musicians ...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Heres how to preorder the $1,999.99 Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2
Image: Samsung You’ll be able to get your hands on the new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 very soon. Samsung shared a lot more about its new foldable phone today, which you can read right her...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Z Fold 2 will launch on September 18th for $1,999.99
GIF: Samsung Samsung is announcing new details for its next foldable Android phone, the Galaxy Z Fold 2. The main pieces of news are the price and release date: $1,999.99 in the US, with...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and S7 Plus will be available on September 18th
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Samsung announced a release date for its new Galaxy Tab S7 and Tab S7 Plus tablets. They’ll launch on Tuesday, September 18th, and preorders are open...
01:27 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge The Zendure SuperTank Pro is a great travel charger for optimists
Faster charging, more USB-C ports, and poor timing Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Ten years ago, Epic helped to legitimize iOS as a gaming platform with a small demo
It looks basic by today’s standards, but Epic’s Citadel demo was stunning in 2010. | Epic On September 1st, 2010, Epic Games released its Citadel tech demo in the Apple App Store. It...
11:07 am - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Trumps ban on Chinese drones is making fighting wildfires harder, says leaked memo
The US has been hit by one of its worst wildfire seasons in years. | Image: Dylan Bouscher via Getty Images Last year, the US Interior Department, which is responsible for maintaining f...
11:00 am - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge How towatch Nvidias GeForce RTX 3080 event at 12PM ET / 9AM PT
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nvidia is promising “the biggest breakthough in PC gaming since 1999” today with its GeForce event. The graphics card maker looks set to launc...
10:44 am - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Sonos patent gives possible first look at unannounced headphones
A couple of possible headphone designs are shown off in the patent. | Image: USPTO / Sonos A newly awarded patent suggests that Sonos is still hard at work on its debut pair of wireless ...
10:00 am - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge What Facebook should do about its Kenosha problem
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Today let’s talk about the controversy around a militia organizing on Facebook, the violence that followed, and where that leaves the compan...
09:21 am - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Walmart tries to undercut Amazon Prime with cheaper subscription service
Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images Walmart is trying yet again to take on Amazon Prime with its own delivery subscription service. The new service, which launches Se...
08:24 am - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Twitter quote tweets are now easier to find
Image: Twitter Twitter is officially rolling out its new quote tweets counter, which lets you easily see every time a given tweet has been retweeted alongside a comment. “Tweets about ...
07:01 am - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Astros new A20 Gen 2 is its first headset made for the PS5 and Xbox Series X
Astro Astro’s latest wireless gaming headset, the A20 Gen 2, is an upgraded version of the 2017 model. It will ship in October for $119, which is considerably down from the $149 that t...
07:00 am - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Asus Zenfone 7 Pro review: fun flipping cameras with a bulky phone attached
A big bulky phone with a 90Hz display Continue reading… ...
06:00 am - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Sennheiser brings its top-notch sound quality to less expensive true wireless earbuds
Image: Sennheiser Sennheiser is today introducing a lower-cost set of true wireless earbuds that slot in below the company’s flagship Momentum True Wireless 2. At $199.95, the new “C...
05:51 am - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Apple will soon release two Apple Watches and a new iPad Air: report
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple is planning to ship between 75 and 80 million 5G iPhones this year, according to a new Bloomberg report. The figure is in line with or slightly hi...
01:19 am - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Facebook may block news from being shared on its platforms in Australia
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Facebook plans to block the sharing of local and international news stories on its platforms if legislation requiring tech platforms to pay publ...
12:29 am - Tue, September 1, 2020
The Verge Googles Android TV dongle could cost just $50, according to this leak
Image via XDA-developers Google’s Chromecast is a fantastic way to fling streaming video from phone to TV — but these days, you can often get a Roku Streaming Stick or Amazon Fire St...
10:32 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Apple accidentally approved malware disguised as Flash, new report finds
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple accidentally approved common malware disguised as an update for Adobe Flash Player to run on macOS, according to a new report. According to ...
10:16 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Pokmon Go will end support for older iOS and Android phones in October
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge If you still play Pokémon Go on a smartphone or tablet running Android 5.0 “Lollipop” or iOS 10 or 11, you’ll no longer be able to access the ga...
10:02 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Google Photos on iOS can now crop, trim, and add filters to your videos
The Google Photos app for iOS is getting an updated video editor that adds several useful new features, including the ability to trim video clips, add filters, crop, and make adjustments l...
08:39 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge OnePlus may have accidentally revealed the upcoming OnePlus 8T
Image: OxygenUpdater OnePlus may have accidentally revealed a first look at the OnePlus 8T, thanks to an image found in the latest Android 11 developer preview for OnePlus 8-series devic...
08:38 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Zoom saw revenue quadruple in monster second quarter
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Videoconferencing platform Zoom had a huge second quarter, with $663.5 million in revenue compared to $145.8 million a year ago, the company annou...
08:20 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge The airline industry is ditching change fees because its desperate for people to fly
American Airlines and Delta Air Lines both said they would permanently eliminate fees associated with changing or canceling a flight. The news comes less than a day after United Airlines f...
08:06 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Flight Simulators re-creations of macOS wallpapers look just as good
Left: Matt Birchler’s recreation. Right: Apple’s original wallpaper. | Matt Birchler, Apple Many of us are finding cool things to work on while stuck at home, and I think Matt Birchl...
07:47 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Bang & Olufsens $800 noise-canceling headphones copy the best part of Microsofts Surface Headphones
Image: Bang & Olufsen Bang & Olufsen has announced its new Beoplay H95 noise-canceling headphones for the steep price of $800. You can get a stellar pair of headphones for much, ...
07:36 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Intel helped develop PC-exclusive Avengers graphics improvements
Intel has teamed up with Square Enix’s Crystal Dynamics game studio to optimize the graphics for the upcoming Avengers game, specifically for PC players. It’s the sort of partnership t...
06:42 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge The winner of Fall Guys two-week bidding war for an in-game costume is a four-way teamup
Brands and influencers have locked in a Twitter bidding war for the chance to get a branded costume added to Fall Guys since August 17th, and that bidding war came to an end today. G2 Espo...
06:37 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Overcasts latest beta update tells listeners which podcasts are tracking them
The latest update to Overcast, a popular iOS podcast app, is bringing new transparency to podcast ads. Listeners who are in the beta can now view the services their favorite podcasts use t...
06:22 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge FBI worried Ring and other doorbell cameras could tip owners off to police searches
Ring Federal Bureau of Investigation documents warned that owners of Amazon’s Ring and similar video doorbells can use the systems — which collect video footage sometimes used to inv...
05:53 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Amazons Echo Buds are back down to their lowest price of $90
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon’s Echo Buds wireless earbuds are $40 off at Amazon, which brings them down to their lowest-yet price of $90. This isn’t the first time we’ve...
05:45 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Revel launches its shared electric mopeds in San Francisco
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Revel’s shared electric mopeds are now available in San Francisco, with over 430 mopeds scattered across in the city, the company says. Revel has bee...
05:39 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Activision allegedly forces Call of Duty cheat maker to end sales
Image: Activision Cheating in the PC versions of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone has been a huge problem, but now, Activision appears to be cracking down on the people creating ...
05:09 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge The next League of Legends spinoff is an ancient board game
The next expansion of the sprawling League of Legends universe is something unexpected: a board game called Tellstones. This isn’t developer Riot’s first foray into tabletop games — ...
05:03 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge TikTok creators can soon sell merch directly in the app with new Teespring integration
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok creators will soon be able to sell merchandise they design and create directly to fans via the app itself. Creator commerce platform Teesp...
04:00 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Google Images is making it easier to license photo rights
Google is rolling out an update to Google Images designed to make it easier to license photographs or pictures that are covered by copyright. The change could help publishers, photographer...
03:47 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Apple says App Store appeals process is now live, so developers can start challenging decisions
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple on Monday announced that its new App Store appeals process, first revealed at WWDC in June, is now live, meaning developers can challenge Ap...
03:43 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Ikea turned a virtual influencer into a physical installation
This past weekend, the Ikea Harajuku location in Tokyo was home to something unique: an installation starring a virtual person. The retail giant partnered with Imma, a virtual influencer, ...
03:31 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Amazons Prime Air inches closer to takeoff in the US with FAA approval
Amazon unveiled the latest version of its drone last year. | Image: Jordan Stead / Amazon Amazon has been given the Federal Aviation Administration’s approval to operate as a drone air...
03:00 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Ed Markeys stan army is taking politics by storm
Alex Castro / The Verge And they may meme him into reelection Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge 8BitDo made a mod-friendly, wireless arcade stick for the Nintendo Switch and PC
8Bitdo If you’re serious about fighting games, 8BitDo has announced a mod-friendly, wireless arcade stick that may interest you. It’s designed to work with PC and Nintendo Switch, an...
02:45 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Asus new ZenBook S has a pixel-packed 3:2 aspect ratio display
Image: Asus Asus has taken the wraps off its new ZenBook S, a slim ultrabook that can be equipped with up to Intel’s Core i7-1065G7 processor, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB of fast PCIe-based s...
02:09 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge New GoPro Hero 9 leaks show off a full-color, front-facing display
Photo by Brent Rose for The Verge GoPro may be adding one of its most useful new features to its main camera line with the upcoming Hero 9: a front-facing color screen. The feature, reve...
01:41 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Capturing the Police
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01:41 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge The Peace Reporters
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01:17 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Rocket Lab returns to flight less than two months after launch failure
Small satellite launcher Rocket Lab successfully returned to flight late Sunday night, less than two months after the company’s previous mission failed to reach orbit during launch. The ...
01:10 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Recording police brutality: how one snap decision changed this town
‘It made me feel like I was going to get picked up by a black van one day’ Continue reading… ...
01:10 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Police body cameras dont tell the whole story. This experiment shows it.
Intent is in the eye of the beholder Continue reading… ...
01:10 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge The advantages of looking like a white dad at protests
Protesters hold their hands in the air during a Black Lives Matter protest in front of the Multnomah County Justice Center on July 20, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. Monday night marked 54 days ...
01:10 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge How to feed a protest
A volunteer watches protesters from a mutual aid van on August 14, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. | Photo by Nathan Howard/Getty Images Amid police targeting, strenuous days, and COVID-1...
01:10 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge The online rallying cry defund the police runs into red tapeat city hall
Thousands of protesters gathered at McCarren Park in Brooklyn for a massive march around Williamsburg, making a loud call for the defunding of the police force. This comes after NYC Mayor B...
01:10 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge How videos of police brutality can traumatize kids and teenagers
A protester holds up their homemade sign that says, “Say Her Name” while holding her iphone to record a speaker during a protest at Trump Tower. This was part of the Black Womxn’s Emp...
12:00 pm - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Edison Mails new OnMail email service launches in public beta
OnMail — the new email service from Edison Mail — is officially launching today in a public beta, offering the company’s reinvented take on email to the masses. Edison is best known ...
10:49 am - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Netflix makes Two Popes, Bird Box, and more available to watch for free
Screenshot: Netflix Some of Netflix’s original TV shows and movies, including the Oscar-nominated Two Popes and horror thriller Bird Box, are now available to watch for free without a ...
03:05 am - Mon, August 31, 2020
The Verge Republican leader shares faked video of disabled activist on Twitter
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A Sunday tweet from Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) showing a video of activist Ady Barkan got a “manipulated media” label from Twitter. Barkan has ...