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11:34 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Apple will replace AirPods Pro for free with faulty noise cancellation, static or crackling
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Today, exactly one year after Apple first launched the AirPods Pro — and thus the same day the very first AirPods Pro owners will see their one-year wa...
11:05 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Starbucks says nearly a quarter of all US retail orders are placed from a phone
Almost a quarter of all transactions at Starbucks stores in the US are mobile orders through the company’s app, an earnings document revealed yesterday. Ordering ahead through the Starbu...
09:00 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge TikTok ban once again blocked by judge, this time thanks to three influencers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok got another reprieve from the Trump administration’s attempted ban today, as a federal judge in Pennsylvania blocked the government from ...
08:43 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge iPhone 12 camera replacement issues could hint at further restrictions on third-party Apple repairs
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s latest iPhone 12 smartphone appears to be even more difficult for third-party companies to repair, according to a report from iFixit. Specific...
07:57 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge The Mandalorian is better the less like Star Wars it gets
Lucasfilm Ltd. If you’re looking for some of the wider implications of The Mandalorian’s first season in the new premiere, now streaming on Disney Plus, you’ll probably be disappoi...
07:42 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Ubisoft details which of its PS4 games will not work on the PS5
Ubisoft has announced its own backward compatibility list for playing older PS4 games on the PS5 today. Instead of sharing its list of older PS4 titles that will not be supported on Sony...
07:37 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge The best laptop you can buy in 2020
Image: William Joel/The Verge The best laptop for you, from ultraportables to high-powered editing machines Continue reading… ...
07:31 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Budget roundup: the latest low-cost cameras
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge These days, most of us tend to use our smartphone cameras for our full-time photographing needs rather than buy a separate product. After all, even ...
06:20 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Kindle deals right now
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge When it comes to finding a device to use to read your ebooks, you have a few options to choose from. You can always buy a tablet or simply use...
06:00 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge The US is one of the worlds biggest sources of plastic pollution
Plastic waste along the shores of Hong Kong. | Photo by Nick Mallos / Ocean Conservancy The US is responsible for way more of the plastic polluting the world’s oceans than previously t...
05:43 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Heres our best look at ray tracing on the Xbox Series X
We’ve been waiting months to see what next-gen games and ray tracing will truly look like on the Xbox Series X. Today, we’re getting a first good look at the next-gen Xbox’s ray-trac...
05:05 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Discord is getting a cool Halloween ringtone from hyperpop duo100gecs
Photo by Kyle Gustafson / For The Washington Post via Getty Images The classic Discord ringtone is going to sound a little different this Halloween. Today, the company revealed a remixed...
04:09 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge How to sign up for Apple One
Image: Apple Apple has rolled out its Apple One subscription bundle, which combines several services — including Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, and Apple Arcade — for a single monthly p...
03:42 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Instagram nixes the recent tab from hashtag pages ahead of election
With only four days until the US presidential election, Instagram is cracking down on hashtags. The company announced yesterday that it would temporarily get rid of the “recent” tab on...
03:29 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Apple One now available, bundling Apples services into a single subscription
Image: Apple Apple One, a bundle combining services like Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, and Apple Arcade into one monthly subscription, is now available. The bundle was first announced at a...
03:25 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Russian hacker group reportedly targeted state Democratic parties in repeat of 2016 attacks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A Russian hacking group known as Fancy Bear targeted the emails of Democratic state parties in Indiana and California earlier this year as well as...
02:44 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Vergecast: this weeks Section 230 hearing and the season of weird gadgets
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge This week on The Verge’s flagship podcast, The Vergecast: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) yells at Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, gadget makers are going to QVC, and i...
02:18 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Spider-Man: Miles Morales is getting an incredible animated Into the Spider-Verse suit
Spider-Man: Miles Morales certainly owes a lot to the massive success of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, the 2018 animated film that helped catapult Miles’ iteration of the webslingin...
02:13 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Lenovos Chromebook Duet with 128GB of storage is cheaper than ever at Best Buy
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge It has been a busy few days when it comes to covering deals. Both Best Buy and Amazon launched a deluge of early Black Friday deals, letting you take car...
02:00 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Halloween isnt risk-free, but it can be lower risk
Photo by Sebastian Willnow / picture alliance via Getty Images The hottest decorations this Halloween may turn out to be PVC pipe covered in orange duct tape or painted a garish, spooky ...
02:00 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Waymo pulls back the curtain on 6.1 million miles of self-driving car data in Phoenix
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Over 21 months in Arizona, Waymo’s vehicles were involved in 47 collisions and near-misses, none of which resulted in injuries Continue rea...
01:05 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge The Verge guide to The Mandalorian
Photo by Justin Lubin / Lucasfilm For a show about a tiny alien, The Mandalorian sure had a huge impact. The first season of the series helped sell millions on Disney Plus, the company...
01:02 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Sony is reportedly close to buying Crunchyroll for nearly $1 billion
Crunchyroll has 70 million free members and some 3 million paying subscribers. | Image: Crunchyroll Sony is close to finalizing a deal to buy US-based anime streaming service Crunchyrol...
01:00 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Its time to build a better internet
It’s time to fix a fragile, vital system Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge DropLabs EP-01 speaker shoes make for an excellent VR accessory
A good set of headphones is key for boosting immersion in a VR game. I didn’t realize that a nice pair of shoes could amplify it even further. Not just any shoes, mind you. I’ve been ...
01:00 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge The host ofScamGoddess is in for the long con
Laci Mosley’s podcast celebrates the art of the grift Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge The Mandalorian is back, and with it a reason to open Disney Plus again
Photo by Francois Duhamel / Lucasfilm Ltd. If you haven’t opened your Disney Plus app since The Mandalorian ended in December 2019, you’re not alone. It wasn’t long after The Mand...
11:25 am - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge LG offers 5G for less with $359 mid-range K92 5G handset
LG’s K92 5G is one of the cheapest ways to get 5G access in the US. | Image: LG Smartphones with 5G access are getting cheaper and cheaper, and the latest mid-range handset from LG is...
11:00 am - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Mokumono Delta S electric bike review: totally untubular
A new e-bike company wants to bring bicycle manufacturing back to Europe Continue reading… ...
10:26 am - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Tesla raises price of Full Self-Driving option to $10,000
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving” option, which currently enables Autopilot features like changing lanes on highways and automatic car parking, no...
10:13 am - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Samsung rolls out SmartThings Find globally for locating all your Galaxy gear
SmartThings Find uses maps and augmented reality features to help people track down their missing gear. | Image: Samsung Samsung is rolling out a service to help Galaxy gadget owners fi...
07:00 am - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge The Oculus Quest 2 was preordered five times as much as the original
The Oculus Quest 2 (right) next to the original model. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The new Oculus Quest 2 VR headset was preordered more than five times as much as last...
03:26 am - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Samsung regains top smartphone vendor spot as Xiaomi overtakes Apple
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung is back on top as the world’s biggest smartphone vendor one quarter after losing its spot to Huawei, according to reports from IDC, Counterpoi...
12:26 am - Fri, October 30, 2020
The Verge Lil Yachtys Quibi show is the first to find a life raft
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Remember Quibi, short-lived media company and purveyor of bizarre shows like Murder House Flip and a horror anthology featuring a golden arm? It...
11:59 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Google is bringing its own VPN to desktops and phones with $9.99 Google One subscription
There are any number of VPN services you can use to help protect your privacy and security with an encrypted internet connection, and now Google has its own. Well, technically, it already...
10:09 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge YouTube brings in $5 billion in ad revenue as Alphabet and Google bounce back
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google parent company Alphabet’s third quarter revenue increased 14 percent from the year before, led by a rebound in advertising revenue for bo...
10:06 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge NASAs OSIRIS-REx probe successfully stores small sample of asteroid rocks in its belly
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has successfully stored a small cache of rocks that it grabbed from the surface of an asteroid named Bennu last week, sealing the pebbles inside the vehicle...
09:56 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge PlayStation CEO says VR wont be a meaningful part of gaming for years
Photo: Sony Sony PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan says virtual reality won’t be a meaningful part of interactive entertainment in the near future. Ryan indicated to The Washington Post that VR...
08:55 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Amazons net income tripled last quarter, and it didnt even have Prime Day to help
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Even without Prime Day, Amazon had a blockbuster quarter. Its net income nearly tripled from this time last year, as retail store closures and cor...
08:51 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Apples big services bundle, Apple One, launches tomorrow
Apple’s big services bundle that will bring together products like Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, Apple Arcade, and Apple News Plus, will launch tomorrow, the company’s chief financial of...
08:47 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Apples Mac and services businesses hit new records in Q4 earnings
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple today announced its fiscal fourth quarter earnings, reporting $64.7 billion in revenue and earnings per share of $0.73 in a quarter that was...
08:44 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Facebook weathers ad boycott and messy election season to report massive growth
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Among the tech platforms, no company, perhaps save Twitter, has had as contentious of a year as Facebook. The social media giant spent the last three ...
08:26 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge A new app helps gig workers find where to whizz
The Whizz app displaying locations for Waba Grill, its first partner | Image: Whizz As businesses tighten entry restrictions because of the pandemic, delivery and ride-share drivers are ...
07:44 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Amazon is opening brand-new Razr boxes to fold the phones for safer shipping
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Motorola’s 5G-equipped Razr is being sold unlocked, which means you can buy it straight from Amazon. (It’s even on sale for $400 off the usual $1,399...
07:34 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Annapurna, the most exciting indie publisher around, is making its own games
What Remains of Edith Finch is one of the more high-profile indie projects Annapurna has produced. | Image: Annapurna Interactive Annapurna, an independent media production company best...
07:31 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Steams 2020 Halloween sale discounts Control Ultimate Edition, Doom Eternal, and more
Halloween is almost here, and if you plan to spend your day playing video games and perhaps need a spooky game to play, Valve has kicked off its 2020 Halloween sale on Steam. PC Gamers can...
07:26 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Amazons Echo and Fire TV gadgets are back down to Prime Day prices
The Fire TV Cube is the most capable of Amazon’s streaming devices, and can act as an Echo speaker and control some home entertainment gear. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Alexa, A...
07:10 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Budget roundup: the latest low-cost iPhones and Android phones
Photo by Asa Mathat / Recode Even if you’re trying to keep costs down, you’ll probably want to replace your old phone eventually. Whether it’s because the battery is no longer keep...
07:00 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Netflix is raising the price of its most popular plan to $14 today, premium tier increasing to $18
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix is introducing price hikes for its US subscribers today, increasing its standard plan to $14 a month and its premium tier to $18 a month. ...
06:58 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Star Wars artist Colie Wertz has a vision for the future of laptop design
Colie Wertz, with the MSI GE66 Raider Dragonshield Edition. | MSI It was not too long ago that most gaming laptops were bulky, garish desktop replacements full of flashy RGB nonsense. Th...
05:24 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Nvidias RTX 3070 preorders were pure hell, so I live blogged
Nvidia’s RTX 3000 series | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge On Thursday, Nvidia opened up preorders for the GeForce RTX 3070, the least-expensive of the three Ampere-powered graphics ca...
04:40 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge White House officials considered Elon Musk for coronavirus ad campaign
Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images Elon Musk was among the celebrities that Trump administration officials tried to woo for a “Helping the President will Help t...
04:38 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Hackers stole $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican party
Hackers reportedly stole $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party just weeks before the election using a scheme involving manipulated invoices, the Associated Press reports. The gr...
03:45 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Meet the man who could lead the GOPs war on platform moderation
Illustration by William Joel | Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Brendan Carr is next in line to run Trump’s FCC. His first task? Regulating social media. Continue rea...
03:43 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge A cybercrime group is targeting US hospitals, federal agencies warn
Illustration by Ana Kova Federal agencies warned hospitals, health care providers, and public health groups Wednesday that they were at risk of an “increased and imminent cybercrime th...
02:53 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Walmart will offer the best deal on AirPods later today at 7PM ET
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge In case you missed it, Best Buy launched several new Black Friday deals overnight. There’s a little bit of everything in there, including OL...
02:45 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Simon Stlenhag puts a darker twist on his nostalgic sci-fi worlds
Illustration by Simon Stålenhag The Labyrinth’s ash-covered landscapes were ‘the only thing that felt relevant’ Continue reading… ...
02:29 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Mark Zuckerberg just told Congress to upend the internet
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook supports rewriting Section 230, and it’s starting to lay out the changes it wants. That’s the big takeaway from a nearly four-hour gr...
02:24 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Ford will unveil its electric Transit delivery van on November 12th
Ford will unveil the all-electric version of its popular Transit delivery van on November 12th, the automaker announced Thursday. The vehicle won’t go into production until 2021, but For...
02:16 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Peacock hits nearly 22 million users, but its not clear how many are paying
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service has hit almost 22 million users just over three months after its launch, Comcast announced today as par...
02:11 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Xbox Game Bar now lets you track whats eating up your RAM, CPU, and GPU
Microsoft is rolling out a new update to the Xbox Game Bar on Windows 10 this week, and it now lets you track what apps are taking up precious RAM, CPU, GPU, and disk resources. While ther...
01:43 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Where to buy Nvidias RTX 3070 graphics card
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge The $499 RTX 3070 is available now, though the retailers that stock the new GPU appear to be mostly sold out at this point. If you’re still looking for ...
01:37 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Uber can continue to push pro-Prop 22 messages at drivers in its app, court says
Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Uber can continue to send messages in its app to drivers about a California ballot measure that would exempt gig economy companies from ha...
01:30 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge UE Fits review: a fit thats lit
They fit better than any consumer earbuds I’ve ever tried, but they aren’t without shortcomings Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Theres never been a better time to play video games
Photo Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The rare bright spot in a terrible year Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Gadget makers can hit the jackpot on QVC if theyre willing to risk getting burned
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / Composite by Grayson Blackmon Julian Jagtenberg’s first experience on QVC was incredible. In minutes, he sold nearly 60 units of his $600 Somnox sleep...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Microsoft overhauls Excel with live custom data types
Microsoft is overhauling Excel with the ability to support custom live data types. Excel users have been using Microsoft’s spreadsheet tool for decades to import, organize, and analyze d...
12:42 pm - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge SteelSeries new Aerox 3 gaming mice are lightweight and water-resistant
Image: SteelSeries SteelSeries’ new Aerox gaming mouse lineup marks a few firsts for the company. It claims both its $60 Aerox 3 wired mouse and the $100 wireless version that will be ...
11:09 am - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Spotify surges past 300M users after successful Russia launch
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify now has 320 million monthly active users and 144 million paid subscribers, an increase of 29 and 27 percent respectively year-over-year, t...
09:23 am - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Eves light strip is first to support HomeKits color-changing adaptive lighting
The light can now adjust its colors automatically. | Image; Eve Eve’s smart light strip can now adjust its colors automatically throughout the course of the day thanks to iOS 14’s ne...
08:00 am - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Bang & Olufsens latest lunchbox-shaped speaker has a built-in Qi wireless charger
The Beolit 20 features a Qi wireless charging pad for keeping other devices topped up with power. | Image: Bang & Olufsen Bang & Olufsen’s latest portable Bluetooth speaker is ...
06:24 am - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Samsung posts highest revenue ever after boost in flagship phone sales
Samsung Electronics has announced quarterly earnings for the July-September 2020 period, making 66.96 trillion won in revenue and 12.35 trillion in operating profit. That’s the highest q...
05:00 am - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge Vizio and LGs next-gen-ready OLED TVs are up to $500 off at Best Buy
Image: Vizio Through Sunday, November 1st, Best Buy is giving shoppers another sliver of time to get in on some deals ahead of Black Friday later in the month. Most of these are repeats ...
01:08 am - Thu, October 29, 2020
The Verge The latest Section 230 hearing showed that Republicans want to make the internet smaller
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Well, we had another hearing with the platform CEOs. The dream with this sort of thing is that Congress shows up with a full command of the issues...
10:08 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge SpaceXis replacing two engines on its Falcon 9 rocket ahead of next crewed mission
Image: SpaceX SpaceX is replacing two engines on its Falcon 9 rocket that will soon carry four astronauts to the International Space Station. The change is being made after SpaceX found ...
10:00 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Verizons Yahoo zombie appears again as a purple phone
The Blade A3Y for Yahoo Mobile. | Image: ZTE While the ascendant Yahoo of the 1990s now only lives in our memories, its name and branding continue to shamble on zombie-like to its own...
09:45 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge First iPhone 12 mini hands-on video shows just how tiny it is
Image: George Buhnici (YouTube) After launching two identically sized phones — the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro — last week, Apple will next start taking preorders for the iPhone 12 mini and...
09:24 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge 3Doodler Pro Plus is a refined version of the 3D-printing pen
Image: 3Doodler 3Doodler’s 3D-printing pens cover a wide range of potential uses, from preschool art projects to high-end professional model making. With the Pro Plus, 3Doodler is atte...
08:04 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge T-Mobile expands its faster midband 5G network, nearly doubling its coverage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile has announced another expansion of its 2.5GHz midband 5G network, which is now available in dozens of new cities, nearly doubling the cov...
08:03 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Sonys newPlayStationApp is seriously clean and lets you do way more remotely
With the PS5 launch roughly two weeks away, Sony has unveiled a redesign for its PlayStation App on iOS and Android, and it makes me very excited to try it out when the new console launche...
07:46 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Heres how to request a PS5 adapter for Sonys PlayStation VR headset
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Sony’s PlayStation VR headset is four years old, but the company isn’t giving up on it when the PlayStation 5 console launches next month. The head...
06:53 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Republicans werent happy about Facebooks push to register more voters
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s voter information center was planned as a nonpartisan push to register voters, but it ran into unexpected trouble from Republicans. A...
06:41 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Forgot what happened in The Mandalorians first season? Disney has you covered
The Mandalorian’s second season premiere is just two days away, and, if you’re like me, you’ve forgotten most of what happened in the first season. If you’re also like me, you’re...
05:58 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge MSIs GE66 Raider Dragonshield Edition is a beautifully extra gaming laptop
The sci-fi design stands out from the crowd Continue reading… ...
05:52 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Microsoft made an Xbox Series X fridge that its giving away
Microsoft first revealed the Xbox Series X nearly a year ago, and the internet went wild and immediately compared it to a fridge. A meme was born, and Microsoft embraced it to reassure us ...
05:52 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Evil makes sense of a messy world
CBS Earlier this month, CBS’s Evil dropped its first season on Netflix. It arrived after what had felt for me like a listless few months; very little pop culture could hold my attentio...
05:47 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Where to buy Nvidias RTX 3070 graphics card, starting at 6AM PT on Thursday
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge If you’re hoping to buy the $499 RTX 3070, Nvidia tells us that you’ll be able to do that starting on Thursday, October 29th, at 9AM ET / 6AM PT. And ...
05:27 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Fighting workplace harassment is going to take more than a hotline
Two female entrepreneurs are finding new ways to help employees tell their stories Continue reading… ...
05:26 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 developers ask for basic human decency after receiving death threats over game delay
Image: CD Projekt Red The creators of Cyberpunk 2077, one of the most anticipated video games of the last few years, are having a rough go of it in the lead-up to launch, complicated by ...
04:52 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Limes CEO on the future of scooters: COVID has turned from a headwind into a tailwind
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Like most shared scooter companies, Lime was hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. “We saw a 95 percent drop in ridership,” Lime CEO Wayn...
04:39 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Sonydetails how itsPlayStationPlus Collection forPS5will work
Sony has announced more details about how its PlayStation Plus Collection will work in a new blog post. The service will launch alongside the console in the US on November 12th, and it’l...
04:28 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge AMDs new Radeon RX 6800 XT promises to go head to head with Nvidias RTX 3080
AMD’s new Radeon RX 6000 graphics cards. AMD is introducing three new Radeon RX 6000 Series graphics cards today that will take on Nvidia’s latest RTX 3000 Series of GPUs. There’s ...
04:05 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Joe Rogan is already letting Alex Jones spread misinformation on his Spotify show
Photo: Joe Rogan Joe Rogan’s podcast has only been available on Spotify since September, and already, the host is inviting controversial guests to appear. This week, he chatted with In...
04:01 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Apples Clips app finally supports vertical video
The Apple Clips video app is finally getting its most-requested feature: different aspect ratios. With the 3.0 update rolling out today, Clips can record in 16:9, 4:3, and square — and d...
04:00 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Amazon Echo Dot (2020) review: have a ball
Amazon’s latest entry-level smart speaker has a new design, but few other improvements over the last model Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Coinbase launches its cryptocurrency Visa debit card in the US
Coinbase has announced that US customers can now join the waitlist for its Coinbase Card, a debit Visa card that allows customers to spend cryptocurrency anywhere Visa cards are accepted. ...
03:43 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Logitechs new trackball mouse is a $50 hack to free up some desk space
Image: Logitech Logitech’s new trackball mouse, the Ergo M575, is a successor to the 10-year-old Ergo M570. It offers better battery life and now connects over Bluetooth Low Energy, ma...
03:01 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge How to watch AMDs RDNA 2 event introducing Radeon RX 6000 GPUs
After unveiling its new Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 processors earlier this month, AMD is announcing its new lineup of Radeon RX graphics cards for desktops today, which it promises will be “by far...
03:00 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Motorola Razr (2020) review: 5G folding flip phone feels fine
It’s better than the original in every way but still costs too much Continue reading… ...
02:49 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Teenage Engineerings new $89 synths produce live Mega Man and Street Fighter soundtracks
Image: Teenage Engineering The Swedish synth makers at Teenage Engineering are back with a new pocket operator series in partnership with Capcom. Pocket operators, first launched in 2015...
02:30 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge This water-powered shower head speaker could sing backup for your morning routine
Image: Ampere Secret shower singers rejoice: a new water-powered Bluetooth speaker from Ampere could streamline your morning routine. Shower Power attaches to your shower head, intercept...
02:24 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Control is coming to the Nintendo Switch today, but you can only stream it from the cloud
Remedy Entertainment’s critically acclaimed supernatural thriller, Control, is arriving on the Switch, Nintendo announced during a Mini Direct presentation. Control Ultimate Edition - Cl...
02:18 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Streaming was part of the future now its the only future
Chesnot/Getty Images Over the last year, if an entertainment conglomerate hasn’t announced a shift to focus on streaming, does it really count as an entertainment conglomerate? With t...
02:00 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Stripe customers will be able to funnel money into carbon capture projects
Swiss startup Climeworks has been a pioneer in efforts to capture carbon dioxide from the air and store it in underground rock formations. | Image courtesy of Stripe Starting today, US b...
02:00 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Insta360 One X2 adds the touchscreen that was missing the first time around
The Insta360 One X2 has a more rugged design and full-color touchscreen. Insta360 today announced the One X2, a new 360-degree camera that replaces the One X from 2018. The X2 adds a ful...
01:50 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge You can get a 65-inch Sony 4K TV for $600 at Amazon
Sony Today’s bounty of deals includes a mix of returning price drops and new ones. Starting with Sony’s 65-inch LED 4K TV (model X750H), which is is just $600 at Amazon. This model w...
01:30 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge No Mans Sky will launch alongsidePS5andXboxSeries Xwith a big next-gen update
Image: Hello Games Hello Games announced today that No Man’s Sky is coming to Xbox Series X / S and PS5 on November 10th and November 12th, the same days both consoles will launch. Pla...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge What were voting for: public health
The US has the power to stop pandemics before they start Continue reading… ...
12:23 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Astros Playroom is the perfect showcase for the PS5s wild DualSense controller
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge As far as pack-in games go, Astro’s Playroom may not seem all that exciting at first. It’s not an instant classic like a bundled Super Mario., nor s...
12:00 pm - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge LG Wing review: learning to fly, failing to soar
LG’s latest dual-screen phone flies too close to the sun Continue reading… ...
11:58 am - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Apples iPhone 12 seems to have a secret reverse wireless charging feature
Images in the filings show an unnamed accessory attached to the back of the phone. | Image: Apple / FCC Apple’s iPhone 12 lineup has the ability to wirelessly charge an external acces...
10:15 am - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge HyperXs Pulsefire Haste is a lightweight, no-frills gaming mouse with a honeycomb design
HyperX HyperX has announced the $50 Pulsefire Haste wired gaming mouse. Its highlight feature is its 59-gram weight, which the company accomplished by drilling many hexagonal-shaped hole...
09:40 am - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Trumps campaign website hit with cryptocurrency scam
Donald Trump’s campaign website was hacked to show a fake FBI notice. | Screenshot: DonaldJTrump.com (via: Gabriel Lorenzo Greschler) President Trump’s campaign website was hacked Tu...
06:44 am - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Sony boosts PlayStation profits despite looming PS5 launch
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony’s gaming division is continuing to drive major profits for the company even as the PlayStation 4 era winds down. The company announced PlayStatio...
12:07 am - Wed, October 28, 2020
The Verge Ankers custom wireless charger for the unannounced second-gen Amazon Echo Buds leaks in full
A render of the unannounced Anker charging pad. | Image: GizmoChina Just yesterday, we found FCC filings for a new Anker PowerWave wireless charging pad that mentioned an unannounced sec...
11:42 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Internet Explorer users may be surprised when they get redirected to Edge next month
Microsoft has been slowly weaning users off its legacy Internet Explorer browser for a very long time, recently going so far as to use a forced Windows update to install its new Chromium E...
10:11 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Wildfires tear through Colorados beetle-bitten forests
The red needles on the pine trees are dead lodgepole pines that have been killed by the pine beetle infestation. These trees were found near Rollinsville near the Peak to Peak highway. Fede...
10:04 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Teams usage jumps 50 percent to 115 million daily active users
Microsoft saw some big growth in Microsoft Teams at the beginning of the pandemic, and it has kept accelerating over the past six months. During an earnings call with investors today, Micr...
09:15 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Temperature sensors will help keep COVID-19 vaccines potent
Photo By BSIP/UIG Via Getty Images When scientists and pharmaceutical companies clear the hurdle of developing a safe, effective, COVID-19 vaccine, they won’t be able to rest on their ...
08:46 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Mophies new wirelessly charging battery pack clips onto the back of your phone
Mophie is one of the oldest names in the business when it comes to smartphone battery packs, but its latest release puts a new spin on the approach. Instead of a battery case that can only...
08:36 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Jon Stewart will return to TV with an Apple TV Plus series
Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images Apple is bringing Jon Stewart back to TV. Stewart will host a new series for Apple TV Plus that will feature focused looks at his advocacy work and “t...
08:24 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Microsoft gets a pandemic boost thanks to Surface, Xbox, and cloud services
Image by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft posted the first quarter of its 2021 financial results today, reporting revenue of $37.2 billion and a net income of $13.9 billion. Revenue i...
07:45 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Amazon is turning Audible into a true podcast app, but its got a long way to go
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge Audible is turning into more of a podcast app. The company announced today that its catalog now contains 100,000 free podcasts that are already a...
06:58 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Wyze adds weather resistance to its new security camera, keeps $20 price
Photo: Wyze Smart home gadget maker Wyze has a new version of its flagship product: the Wyze Cam v3, the company is calling it. The redesigned security camera will still cost just $20, i...
06:42 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Harley-Davidson unveils a gorgeous new electric bike called Serial 1
It’s been almost a year since we’ve last heard from Harley-Davidson’s nascent electric bike project, but based on what the company is announcing today, it may have been well worth th...
05:52 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge You can now buy Vizios rotating Atmos soundbar
Image: Vizio Vizio’s Elevate soundbar has finally hit shelves. You can buy it today for $999.99. The 48-inch soundbar supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. The soundbar houses 18 speakers an...
04:58 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 is delayed again to December 10th
Image: CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077 is being delayed yet again, this time until December 10th. Developer CD Projekt Red says it’s still working on a launch day patch for the game, whi...
04:53 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21 arrive on PS5 and Xbox Series X on December 4th
Image: EA The next-gen versions of Madden NFL 21 and FIFA 21 will skip the launch dates for PS5 and Xbox Series X / S and arrive on both platforms on December 4th, EA announced today. PS...
04:38 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Fall Guys adorable new Godzilla skin will let you become an actual bean-grappling monster
The Godzilla Fall Guys skin. | Image: Mediatonic Fall Guys is getting a Godzilla skin soon, and it’s adorable. Just look at it! I want to give it a big hug. But I also have to admit th...
04:00 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge BackBones One is a stunning controller that turns your iPhone into a more capable gaming device
Complete with software features that make it easy to join parties, record, and share video clips Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge The Backbone One is a stunning controller that turns your iPhone into a more capable gaming device
Complete with software features that make it easy to join parties, record, and share video clips Continue reading… ...
03:48 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge iPhone 12 vs. 12 Pro: The Vergecast discussion
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Every Tuesday this month, Vergecast co-host Dieter Bohn will host a series of discussions diving deep into tech review season, each focusing on a specif...
03:45 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge T-Mobile expands into live internet TV with new TVision streaming service
After years of anticipation, T-Mobile is finally getting into the live TV business with the launch of a new internet-based streaming service called TVision, launching on November 1st. To b...
03:40 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Facebook Indias controversial policy chief has resigned
Photo by Priyanka Parashar / Mint via Getty Images India’s ET Now is reporting that Ankhi Das, the Facebook policy chief for India, has resigned her position after months of escalating...
03:37 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Amazons Fire tablets are getting new smart home controls
Image: Amazon Amazon is adding a new menu to select Fire tablets to control Alexa-compatible smart home gadgets, the company has announced. The Device Dashboard, which is rolling out sta...
03:25 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Netflix is making a live-action Assassins Creed series
A live-action adaptation of Ubisoft’s long-running series Assassin’s Creed is coming to Netflix. The show will be the first of several new series, Netflix announced, as the agreement ...
03:24 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Apples AirPods Pro are $200 at Amazon and B&H Photo today
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge You can grab the AirPods Pro for just $200 at Amazon and B&H Photo today. Normally, these wireless earbuds cost $249. While this is not the lowest pr...
03:18 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge SpaceX begins public beta testing of Starlink constellation at $99 a month
Last night, SpaceX invited some early users to join public beta testing of its Starlink program, which aims to provide global internet coverage from space. To join the beta test, called Be...
03:00 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Everyone on Instagram will soon be able to go live for four hours
Instagram Instagram continues to focus on improving its live video experience, and today, it announced multiple small changes that’ll make streaming on the platform and then saving tho...
02:43 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Waymo and Daimler are teaming up to build fully driverless semi trucks
Waymo and Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, announced that they are forming a “broad, global, strategic partnership” to deploy fully driverless trucks. Daimler will integra...
02:00 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge UPlay Plus subscription service rebrands as Ubisoft Plus, expands to Stadia and Luna
Ubisoft is overhauling its UPlay Plus subscription service with a new name — Ubisoft Plus — and launching integrations with both Google Stadia and Amazon’s new Luna service, all incl...
01:43 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge The 12 best new and updated games for the Oculus Quest 2
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge From battle royale to kayak stealth Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Introducing Decoder, a new podcast about big ideas and other problems
It’s a strange time to launch a new podcast about the future of business and tech in America. The pandemic has frozen so many things in place but also accelerated so many things about th...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 review: the 1440p sweet spot
$499 for some solid 1440p PC gaming Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge The Freewrite Traveler is a retro word processor thats fatally ahead of its time
Gadget crowdfunding is great for fulfilling niche demands. Most people, for instance, would never buy a $599 Wi-Fi-enabled typewriter. But in 2016, a Detroit-based startup called Astrohaus...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge TCLs new phone has ultra-fast 5G for $399, but thats not enough
The most affordable 5G phone lags behind the Pixel 4A 5G’s camera, display, and software Continue reading… ...
12:58 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge UK to ban sale of carrier-locked phones from December 2021
Photo by Paul Zinken/picture alliance via Getty Images The UK’s communications regulator Ofcom is banning phone carriers from selling locked handsets starting in December 2021 to make ...
12:00 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge PS5 vs. Xbox Series X: the next-gen consoles in photos
These giants are ready to invade your living room Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge PS5 in photos: our first look at Sonys next-gen console
Yes, it’s big Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge What were voting for: democracy
It’s time to get serious about power and accountability Continue reading… ...
10:38 am - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Zooms end-to-end encryption has arrived
A padlock on the green shield at the top left of Zoom’s window show’s the meeting is end-to-end encrypted. | Image: Zoom Zoom’s end-to-end encryption (E2EE) has arrived, letting bo...
10:00 am - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Google is partnering with the Associated Press for election results
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is partnering with the Associated Press to provide authoritative results for next week’s election alongside other voting-related features...
08:00 am - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Fairphone 3 Plus review: sustainability comes with compromises
You have to get behind the phone’s mission to face its flaws Continue reading… ...
04:03 am - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Behold The Mandalorians Razor Crest in all its $350 toy spaceship glory
It might not be the coveted rocket-firing Boba Fett action figure, nor offer quite so many play possibilities as the $800 LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon. But if you’re a fan of The...
01:14 am - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge PSA: Your new iPhone 12 or 12 Pro might need contact tracing re-enabled
Getting a new phone is exciting, but it can also lead to spending an annoying amount of time adjusting settings, permissions and notifications for all your apps. Cloud backups are supposed...
12:26 am - Tue, October 27, 2020
The Verge Samsungs original Galaxy Fold adds some of the Z Fold 2s smartest features for free
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge One of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2’s coolest new features was the ability to use the phone’s front display as a viewfinder for the back ca...
09:56 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Here are the best AirPods deals you can get right now
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...
09:54 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Surveillance company harassed female employees using its own facial recognition technology
Photo from Verkada A surveillance startup in Silicon Valley is being accused of sexism and discrimination after a sales director used the company’s facial recognition system to harass ...
09:53 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Build a video game like a Lego set with this new Unity tool
Image: Unity Lego has paired with game engine maker Unity for a Lego Microgame, where you can snap together virtual bricks to build the environment of your own custom game world. The Mic...
09:45 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Apples AirPods Pro are back down to $200 at B&H Photo
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge If you’re looking for a pair of AirPods Pro but do not want to pay the full $249 price, you can buy them right now for $200 at B&H Photo. This is n...
08:51 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Here are the best iPad deals right now
Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Deals on Apple’s iPad are more common than you might think. Whether you’re after the most affordable iPad, the high-end iPad Pro, or something in be...
08:35 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Former Facebook moderators worried for the upcoming US election
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge When Viana Ferguson was a content moderator for Facebook, she came across a post that she immediately recognized as racist: a photo of a white family ...
07:58 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge The music industry has taken another step toward a legal fight with Twitch
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon received a “blistering” letter last Thursday about copyright infringement and Twitch’s nonexistent licensing deals with major music r...
07:46 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Banned conspiracy channels are suing YouTube over its anti-QAnon moderation push
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube is facing a lawsuit from a group of channel owners who say their rights were violated by the platform’s recent moderation actions agains...
07:32 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Star Wars: Squadrons is getting a Baby Yoda bobblehead
The Mandalorian’s second season is fast approaching, and Star Wars: Squadrons is getting a small content update to celebrate. More to the point: the game is adding a Baby Yoda bobblehead...
07:32 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Google says all Made by Google products now use recycled materials
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last year, Google pledged that, by 2022, it would include recycled materials in all of its Made By Google products, a list that includes Pixel pho...
07:19 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge San Francisco and Oakland cut ties with Verily COVID-19 testing program
A Verily drive-through test clinic in California. | Photo by Santiago Mejia / The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images Two California counties are no longer using Google sister compa...
06:53 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Office for iPad now has mouse and trackpad support
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft is bringing mouse and trackpad support to its Office for iPad apps today. The software maker promised it would update its Office iPadOS apps e...
06:48 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge This $160 Mandalorian Xbox controller isnt even made with beskar steel
Image: Microsoft If there is anything Xbox excels at better than the competition, it’s having almost every conceivable special edition take on its game consoles and controllers, regard...
06:29 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge PS5launch title Destruction AllStars delayed to February, will debut for free on PS Plus instead
Image: Sony Destruction AllStars, a vehicular combat game originally slated to launch alongside the PS5 on November 12th, has been delayed to February 2021 as a free PlayStation Plus tit...
06:23 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge You can now buy Asus latest 11th Gen laptops
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge A bunch of Asus’ latest laptops featuring Intel’s 11th Gen processors are now available for purchase. The one I’m most excited about is the ZenBoo...
04:59 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Twitter is adding an anti-misinformation banner before the election
Illustration by Alex Castro Twitter will add an app banner offering information about election results and voting by mail. The banners will appear on the home timelines of all US-based u...
04:54 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Anker FCC filing hints at second-gen Amazon Echo Buds with wireless charging
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge A new generation of Amazon’s Echo Buds true wireless earbuds might be coming soon, and they could have wireless charging. The new Echo Buds and their w...
04:40 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Ahead of the election, practice voting in this Minecraft server
At the top of the hill sits a white building with heavy columns, adorned with American flags. Its dome is blocky, like everything in Minecraft, but it still invokes the Capitol building yo...
04:03 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge LGs new wireless earbuds add active noise cancellation, keep the germ-killing case
Image: LG LG’s new Tone Free FN7 wireless earbuds still have the same germ-killing capabilities of previous models, thanks to the charging case’s built-in UV light. But now, the comp...
04:00 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Water ice on the Moon may be easier to reach than we thought, new studies claim
Photo by LUIS ACOSTA/AFP via Getty Images New observations of the Moon reveal that lunar water may be more accessible than originally thought. The new data is particularly exciting for N...
04:00 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge YouTubes mobile app gets new gestures and playback controls
YouTube is updating its mobile apps with a few new features that should make viewing and controlling videos a bit easier, with new gestures, updated player controls, and additional feature...
03:15 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Snapchats dancing hot dog returns for Election Day
My cat, Moo, loves to make plans to vote. There’s just over a week left until Election Day and Snapchat is reviving one of its most beloved characters, the dancing hot dog, to encourag...
03:00 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Shure made a podcast-friendly alternative to its high-end SM7b radio mic
Shure, the microphone company that has products in almost every recording studio, has finally released its first hybrid USB / XLR dynamic microphone, the MV7. The MV7 was designed to be a...
01:29 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Lenovos Chromebook Duet is almost $80 off its original price at Walmart
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Lenovo’s Chromebook Duet is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a portable Chromebook, and it’s far less expensive than usual today at Walmar...
01:29 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is $250 off its original price at Best Buy
Photo by Avery White for The Verge One of the best gaming laptops released this year is the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14, and it’s $250 off its usual $1,450 price at Best Buy. It has a slick ...
12:04 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge OnePlus announces two new affordable Nord phones
The OnePlus N10 5G has four rear cameras and is powered by a Snapdragon 690. | Image: OnePlus OnePlus has announced a pair of new phones for its midrange Nord lineup — the N10 5G and N...
12:00 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Facebook takes its first small steps into the world of cloud gaming
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is the latest tech giant to get into the world of cloud gaming — but the company’s offering is quite a bit different than the competi...
12:00 pm - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge The best snowboarding gadgets for 2020
It’s amazing how much innovation and technology goes into finding better ways to fall down a mountain. I’m a snowboarding addict. Despite the fact that I absolutely hate being cold, I ...
11:52 am - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Apple reportedly plans revamped AirPods for as early as next year
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple is developing revamped versions of its AirPods and AirPods Pro true wireless earbuds, Bloomberg reports, the first of which could be announced as e...
09:28 am - Mon, October 26, 2020
The Verge Samsung heir absent from bribery retrial following fathers death
Photo by Jong Hyun Kim/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong was not in attendance for a scheduled court hearing Monday after the death of his fa...
08:54 pm - Sun, October 25, 2020
The Verge Facebook reportedly bracing for US election chaos with tools designed for at-risk countries
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Facebook is planning for possible chaos around the November 3rd US presidential election with internal tools it’s used before in countries lik...
07:00 pm - Sun, October 25, 2020
The Verge New Trailers: Ma Raineys Black Bottom, The Prom, News of the World, and more
Chadwick Boseman stars in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom | Netflix So in between catching up with episodes of Grace and Frankie and watching the presidential debate, I tried to watch the new...
04:20 pm - Sun, October 25, 2020
The Verge Chrome OS may finally be getting a dark mode
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Chrome OS may finally be getting a dark mode, but so far it’s only been spotted in its experimental Canary channel, Android Central reported. B...
03:30 pm - Sun, October 25, 2020
The Verge PayPal cuts ties with domain registrar Epik over digital currency
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge PayPal has terminated the account of domain registrar and web hosting company Epik for violating its “risk controls,” prompting angry letters ...
03:33 am - Sun, October 25, 2020
The Verge Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee dies at 78
Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Samsung Electronics has announced the death of its chairman, Lee Kun-hee. The company says he died on October 25th with family including his son, vic...
09:51 pm - Sat, October 24, 2020
The Verge See inside the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro in iFixits latest teardown video
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge In its latest teardown video, iFixit took apart an iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, and found that the devices look pretty similar to each other on the insi...
09:15 pm - Sat, October 24, 2020
The Verge Epic says Apple has no rights to the fruits of Epics labor in latest filing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Epic Games fired back against Apple yet again in a new court filing, saying the iPhone maker “has no rights to the fruits of Epic’s labor,” ...
08:40 pm - Sat, October 24, 2020
The Verge DoorDash partners with California restaurant to build new brick-and-mortar location
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Food delivery platform DoorDash has partnered with a restaurant for the first time to build a new brick-and-mortar store, the San Francisco Chroni...
04:19 pm - Sat, October 24, 2020
The Verge Patreon will remove creator accounts that promote QAnon content
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Patreon has updated its policies and will no longer support creator accounts on its platform that “advance disinformation promoting the QAnon co...
02:23 pm - Sat, October 24, 2020
The Verge Italian authorities are investigating deepfake bots on Telegram
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Italian Data Protection Authority has started an investigation into the widespread use of bots that generate fake nude images on messaging app...
02:00 pm - Sat, October 24, 2020
The Verge Hundreds of thousands of people didnt have to die
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you take the typical death toll in the United States in a typical year and add the population of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania or the population of ...
02:00 pm - Sat, October 24, 2020
The Verge Netflixs Rebecca flattens a classic
Kerry Brown / Netflix In 1939, Alfred Hitchcock came to Hollywood. The English master of suspense would ply his trade in sunny California, and Rebecca, his first American film, would win...
01:00 pm - Sat, October 24, 2020
The Verge Save on Samsungs Galaxy Tab S6, Pokmon Sword and Shield, and more this weekend
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Welcome to the weekend. In tech deals world, this week consisted mostly of a few notable Prime Day 2020 leftovers that hung around after Amazo...
04:03 am - Sat, October 24, 2020
The Verge How Riot used tech from The Mandalorian to build Worlds astonishing mixed reality stage
Photo: Riot Games The League of Legends World Championship still feels special, even without a crowd Continue reading… ...
12:19 am - Sat, October 24, 2020
The Verge Samsung thinks its new 85-inch Interactive Display is the digital whiteboard for the COVID-19 classroom
Samsung Samsung would like you to believe its new 85-inch Interactive Display can bridge the gap between students in the classroom and students studying at home, now that blended-learnin...
11:32 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge NASAs OSIRIS-REx was so good at grabbing asteroid rocks that theyre overflowing
The end of OSIRIS-REx’s sample collector, showing asteroid sample leaking out into space | Image: NASA NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft did its job a little too well on Tuesday, when it ...
11:29 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Facebook wants the NYU Ad Observatory to quit collecting data about its ad targeting
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook wants a New York University research project to stop collecting data about the social platform’s political ad-targeting, The Wall Stree...
11:29 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Facebook wants the NYU Ad Observer to quit collecting data about its ad targeting
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook wants a New York University research project to stop collecting data about the social platform’s political ad-targeting, The Wall Stree...
10:50 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee
Photo by Mandel Ngan-Pool/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on November 17th. “The hearing will f...
10:17 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Judge again blocks Trump administration push to ban WeChat in the US
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A judge in California has rejected a request from the Department of Justice to reverse a previous decision allowing WeChat to remain active in US ...
08:44 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Among Us developers scramble to block massive Eris Loris spam attack
Image: InnerSloth The developer of Among Us, a social intuition murder mystery game that’s fast become one of the most popular multiplayer titles of the year, is currently battling aga...
08:10 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Where to buy refurbished products
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Buying a refurbished device rather than one that’s brand-new can save you a ton of money. However, these products don’t usually get the sp...
08:10 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge How to buy refurbished gadgets
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Buying a refurbished tech product will save you money compared to buying it new. It also gives a device a second life instead of sending it of...
07:23 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Fortnites latest Halloween mode turns you into a killer ghost
A Fortnite player fighting the new Fortnitemares ghosts. | Image: Epic Games Fortnite kicked off its annual “Fortnitemares” Halloween event this week, and this year, you get to play ...
05:53 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Teslas Full Self-Driving beta test has caught the attention of federal safety regulators
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Federal regulators are keeping their eye on the rollout of Tesla’s “Full Self-Driving” experiment. This week, the automaker began beta testi...
05:43 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge PS5 DualSense unboxing reveals Android and PC support
You might have seen that many journalists have just received PlayStation 5 units for review, but today we also got our closest look yet at the PS5’s new DualSense controller thanks to an...
05:00 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Facebooks new Oversight Board is a wild new experiment in platform governance
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Two and a half years after Mark Zuckerberg floated the idea on a podcast, and several months after organizers said it would be ready to hear cases...
04:57 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Facebook moderators in Dublin reportedly forced to work in office despite lockdown
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Facebook moderators working as independent contractors in Dublin say they’re required to work in the office, despite a new nationwide lockdown ...
04:01 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge This week: Quibis shutdown, Googles antitrust charges, and Foxconns LCD factory failure
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge It’s Friday, which means there’s a new episode of The Verge’s flagship podcast The Vergecast. Hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn talk to...
03:32 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge OnePlus 8T is available now for $749
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge The OnePlus 8T, the latest device from the Chinese phone manufacturer, is now on sale in the US. You can grab it unlocked from OnePlus directly or thir...
03:17 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Nintendo is dropping the price of replacement single Joy-Con controller halves to $40
Nintendo is dropping the price of buying a single Joy-Con controller by half down to $39.99. That’s $10 less than the original $49.99 the company originally charged for single controller...
03:06 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Instacart and ALDI partnering to accept food stamps for grocery deliveries
Instacart users in some states can use their SNAP benefits to pay for groceries at Aldi stores | Instacart Grocery delivery platform Instacart is launching a pilot program to begin takin...
02:38 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Dell Latitude 9510 2-in-1 review: this battery means business
Remarkable tech for a steep price Continue reading… ...
02:30 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Surface Pro X (2020) review: ARM gets more muscle
A lot has changed with Windows on ARM Continue reading… ...
01:59 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge You can get OnePlus Buds wireless earbuds for $59 at Amazon and B&H Photo
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge OnePlus’ Buds usually cost $79, but they’re just $59 today at Amazon and B&H Photo. That’s a great price for a set of wireless earbuds that hav...
01:00 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge YouTubers TeamTrees campaign overcame big hurdles in its first year
Saplings being planted in the Willamette River Basin. | Image: Arbor Day Foundation A year after YouTubers launched a campaign to raise enough money to plant 20 million trees, the campai...
12:16 pm - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge ClipDrop finally makes AR practical
ClipDrop, a new app that lets your phone’s camera quickly grab objects from your environment and place them into desktop apps, is now available to try. It’s a neat twist on AR, that ma...
11:44 am - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Where to buy the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro
Image: Apple Apple’s newest iPhones — the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max — were announced earlier this month, and they’ve generated a lot of interest from iPhone fans...
09:56 am - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Xbox chief hints at TV streaming sticks for xCloud
Microsoft’s head of gaming and Xbox, Phil Spencer, has hinted that the company is planning TV streaming sticks for its xCloud cloud gaming service. In an interview with Stratechery, Spen...
09:38 am - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Heres how Apple imagined AirTags would work one year ago
One diagram shows how the tags could be attached to a set of keys. | Image: Apple / USPTO As well as letting you find lost items, Apple has considered allowing its unannounced, but heavi...
08:45 am - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Heres our first look at Huaweis Mate 40 Pro
Huawei announced the Mate 40 Pro yesterday, and now we have one in hand. It might not be easy to recommend Huawei phones outside of China, since the Trump administration’s targeted sanct...
01:27 am - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Uber and Lyft lose appeal, ordered again to classify drivers as employees
Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Uber and Lyft were ordered by California’s court of appeals to classify their drivers as employees. In a 74-page opinion, the court affirmed th...
12:45 am - Fri, October 23, 2020
The Verge Meet the 24-year-old whos tracking every broken McDonalds ice-cream machine in the US
Photo by Romy Arroyo Fernandez/NurPhoto via Getty Images We’ve all been there. You’re craving a McFlurry, or a Shamrock Shake. You drive to McDonald’s, excited to fill yourself up ...
11:41 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Google will sell you a $349 Pixel 4A for $216 over two years
You can now buy the Pixel 4A from Google for just $9 per month over 24 months as part of the new Google Fi phone subscription program. That monthly cost means you’d pay just just $216 fo...
11:09 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge TikTok will now tell you why it removed your video
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge You know what you did. Or do you? Until recently, TikTok wouldn’t necessarily explain why it removed one of your videos from the platform. You...
09:59 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Moogs limited-edition theremin marks 100 years of weird sounds
The Moog Claravox Centennial theremin | Image: Moog The sounds of the theremin, once the instrument of the future, have now been tingling our spines for 100 years. In commemoration, Moog...
09:53 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Quibi will shut down on or around December 1st
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Quibi will shut down for good “on or around December 1st,” according to a new blog posted on the company’s support site. The announcement co...
09:09 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge FDA approves remdesivir to treat COVID-19
Photo by Liu Guanguan/China News Service via Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration approved remdesivir to treat COVID-19 in hospitalized patients. The drug, manufactured by the p...
09:06 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Amazons warehouse injury rates are so high that it faces a more costly workers comp classification
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just last month, a stunning report showed how Amazon fulfillment centers across the country saw rising injury rates between 2016 and 2019, sourced...
08:49 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Minecraft will require a Microsoft account to play in 2021
Minecraft players have been able to play without a Microsoft account for the past six years that the company has owned the game, but that will change in 2021, the official Minecraft blog a...
08:30 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge FuboTV now lets you watch four channels at once on Apple TV
Image: fuboTV If you never used Sony’s now-shuttered PlayStation Vue internet TV service, you’re probably unaware of one of its best features: multiview. PS Vue allowed you to watch ...
08:16 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Uber accused in lawsuit of bullying drivers in its app to support Prop 22
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber drivers in California are suing the ride-sharing company, claiming the “constant barrage” of messages in its app violates workers’ righ...
07:26 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Verge readers can get an exclusive discount on Jackbox Party Pack 7
Image: Jackbox Games Jackbox Party Pack 7 is the latest installment from Jackbox Games, and if you are looking to pick up the most recent compilation of virtual party games, Fanatical is...
07:04 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge An ed-tech specialist spoke out about remote testing software and now hes being sued
Photo by OLI SCARFF/AFP via Getty Images Between August 23rd and 24th, Ian Linkletter, a learning technology specialist at the University of British Columbia (UBC), made a series of twee...
06:28 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Quibis top executives are ready to blame themselves, not just the pandemic, for Quibi failing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Quibi co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg admitted he was wrong for comments he made in May blaming the entirely of the company’s failing on the coron...
06:25 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Teslas Full Self-Driving beta is here, and it looks scary as hell
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This week, Tesla began pushing its “Full Self-Driving” (FSD) update to a select group of customers, and the first reactions are now beginning ...
06:13 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Apple revamps more stores into Express format for faster iPhone 12 pickups
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is expanding its new “Express” retail format to more locations, according to Reuters. The Express stores have a wall of plexiglass-prote...
05:53 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Twitter and White House deny claims that researcher hacked Trumps account
Photo by Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty Images A security researcher claims he hacked President Donald Trump’s Twitter account earlier this month, guessing that his password was “maga2020...
05:14 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Sony confirms Disney Plus, Netflix, and Twitch will be on the PS5 at launch
Image: Sony If you are planning to use your PlayStation 5 for more than just gaming — whether that’s to stream movies and TV shows on Netflix or play music on Spotify — you’ll be...
04:55 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Halide gets a major update with upgraded RAW processing and new pricing
Image: Halide Halide has launched a new version of its popular iPhone camera app, now dubbed Halide Mark II, and it comes with a lot of new features. Those include a redesign, upgraded R...
04:52 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Facebooks independent oversight board is now accepting cases
Photo: Michele Doying / The Verge Facebook’s long-awaited oversight board announced Thursday it is now accepting cases. The board, first announced by the social media behemoth in 2018,...
04:43 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge The Trial of the Chicago 7 doesnt know who its villain is
Niko Tavernise/NETFLIX © 2020 The Trial of the Chicago 7 really shouldn’t be so fun to watch. The film, which premiered on Netflix last weekend, tells the story of a historic miscarri...
04:40 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Dells G5 15 gaming laptop is 27 percent off right now
Unlike the G5 15, Dell’s G5 15 SE (pictured) comes in a different color and is powered by AMD for both the GPU and CPU. | Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Dell is discounting a we...
04:00 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge How to watch the final presidential debate of 2020
Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images On Thursday, October 22nd, at 9PM ET, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will face off for the final debate of the 202...
04:00 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge 100 Thieves is turning its LA headquarters into a voting center
A “vote” mural by graffiti artist Slick. | Photo: 100 Thieves. 100 Thieves is following in the footsteps of the NBA and turning its home base into a voting center. The gaming and lif...
04:00 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge How Microsoft brought Gears Tactics to the Xbox Series X and S
‘It’s harder to make PC games’ Continue reading… ...
03:58 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Tom Hollands Nathan Drake revealed in first photo from the long-in-development Uncharted movie
It’s been over a decade since work began on a movie based on Naughty Dog’s popular Uncharted games. In that time, the film has cycled through seven directors, five release dates, and a...
03:50 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge 11 reasons why Quibi crashed and burned in less than a year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Quibi, the shortform video streaming service designed for people to enjoy on their phones, has shuttered after less than a year of existence. Led...
03:28 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light is getting its first English release
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light is launching in the US for the first time ever. The tactical roleplaying game, originally released in 1990, will be available on the Ninte...
03:23 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Republican lawmakers are furious after Twitter asks users to read stories before retweeting
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge House Judiciary Committee Republicans and committee member Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) are spreading a misleading claim about a new Twitter feature t...
03:00 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Influencers next frontier: their own live shopping channels
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Live shopping is already huge in China, and now tech giants want to make it big in the US Continue reading… ...
02:57 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Lynk & Co opens its first Club for the 01 connected car
Amsterdam Club | Photo: Lynk & Co Don’t call it a showroom Continue reading… ...
02:34 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Sony confirms Disney Plus, Netflix, and Twitch will be on the PS5 at launch
Image: Sony If you are planning to use your PlayStation 5 for more than just gaming — whether that’s to stream movies and TV shows on Netflix or play music on Spotify — you’ll be...
01:59 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Senate committee approves subpoenas for Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Senate Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas on Thursday to force Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to testify before the b...
01:54 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge You can save $40 when you preorder Apples new iPad Air at Amazon or Walmart
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you were tossing around picking up Apple’s new iPad Air, which my colleague Dieter Bohn says is the best tablet for most people despite costing $60...
01:51 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Microsoft adds new Xbox touch controls to 10 xCloud games
Microsoft is bringing Xbox touch controls to 10 games on its xCloud game streaming service today. xCloud launched last month with just Minecraft Dungeons supporting these new touch control...
01:44 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Twitter is adding prompts, hashtags, and emoji to promote early voting in the US
Twitter is adding features to encourage early voting | Twitter Starting today, US Twitter users will get prompts in their home timelines to encourage them to vote early, as the November ...
01:43 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Huaweis Mate 40 Pro announced with speedy 50W wireless charging
Image: Huawei Huawei has announced the Mate 40 Pro and Pro Plus, its latest flagship devices following the P40 series from earlier this year. The phones mark the debut of Huawei’s new ...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge HBO Max has 28.7 million subscribers, but not all of them are actually watching yet
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge HBO Max, the new premium streaming channel from AT&T’s Warner Media, said in its earnings report on Thursday that 8.6 million customers hav...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Amazon Echo (2020) review: music of the sphere
Amazon’s latest Echo brings room tuning and impressive sound quality to the $100 price point Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Corsairs HS75 XB Wireless sounds better than most $150 gaming headsets
A wireless headset for Xbox and PC with more class than most Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Duolingos bilingual true crime podcast will entertain you while you learn Spanish
Language learning app Duolingo is debuting what it says is the world’s first bilingual true crime podcast designed for people learning Spanish. El Gran Robo Argentino (The Great Argentin...
10:40 am - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Google tests smart displays that activate without a wake word
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge A new feature being internally tested at Google could remove the need to say “Hey Google” before voicing commands to Nest Hub smart displays, Android...
10:00 am - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Microsoft wants to cut down pollution from its business travel
An Alaska Airlines plane takes off from Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California on May 12, 2020. | Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Microsoft announce...
08:55 am - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Porsches Taycan is the first car with a native Apple Podcasts app
The service can be accessed from the Taycan’s infotainment system. | Image: Porsche Porsche’s all-electric Taycan is the first car to get full Apple Podcasts integration, allowing ow...
12:58 am - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Jony Ive is bringing his design talents to... Airbnb
I’m not going to pretend it makes obvious sense, but famed former Apple designer Jony Ive and his firm LoveFrom will soon be working for Airbnb. Yes, the company that primarily makes it ...
12:19 am - Thu, October 22, 2020
The Verge Iran and Russia obtained US voter registration data, officials say
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge National security officials announced Wednesday that Iran and Russia obtained voter registration information that could support efforts to interfe...
11:07 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Stunning images show NASAs OSIRIS-REx spacecraft stirring up rocks on an asteroid
NASA shared astonishing images of its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft touching an asteroid yesterday, revealing how the vehicle stirred up rocks and debris on the object’s surface when it made con...
11:00 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Facebook Dating launches in Europe after lengthy delay
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook Dating, the social network’s competitor to Tinder and other dating apps, launches today in Europe after a long delay from its planned V...
10:47 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Teslas Full Self-Driving software is starting to roll out to select customers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla sent out the first “Full Self-Driving” beta software update to a select group of customers this week, CEO Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday. On ...
10:01 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Eric Schmidt, who bought YouTube for a premium, thinks social networks are amplifiers for idiots
Photo by Michael Kovac / Getty Images The Verge used to have a fine tradition of cataloging all of the times when Eric Schmidt stuck his foot in his mouth, and today’s feels like a wor...
09:46 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Artists are irked by Twitters change to retweets
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Artists on Twitter have a request: stop quote-tweeting their work. It’s all the more pressing now that Twitter has, temporarily at least, change...
09:32 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Jared Letos Joker is joining Zack Snyders Justice League directors cut
Just when we thought the drama surrounding Zack Snyder’s Justice League couldn’t get any weirder, it seems Jared Leto’s.... controversial take on the Joker will be appearing in the d...
09:01 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Exclusive: Wisconsin report confirms Foxconns so-called LCD factory isnt real
Foxconn’s “Fab”in Wisconsin. A state report says it no signs that it manufactures LCDs, or ever will | Photo by Curtis Waltz A state report on Foxconn’s Wisconsin factory depicts...
08:29 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Ubisoft Connect adding crossplay, cross-saves to Watch Dogs: Legion and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ubisoft is merging its loyalty program, Ubisoft Club, and desktop app Uplay into Ubisoft Connect, the developer announced. In addition to a reward...
08:24 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Tesla racks up another profitable quarter with boost from regulatory credits
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla made a profit of $331 million in the third quarter of 2020, its fifth straight profitable quarter and a sign that the electric automaker is ...
08:23 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Netflix has a not very secret site showcasing the Mank soundtrack by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Netflix David Fincher’s new movie Mank comes out in just over a month, but if you want a sneak peek at the film, Netflix has a put out a (not so) ”secret” website showcasing its so...
08:13 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Watch the Animaniacs rise from the grave and head to Hulu in official trailer
Image: Hulu Animation fans and nostalgia-seekers rejoice: the official trailer for the Animaniacs reboot was released by Hulu earlier today. It’s been 22 years since the original final...
08:08 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge How to retweet using Twitters new temporary format
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is temporarily changing how you retweet ahead of the November 3rd US presidential election, to help prevent abuse and the spread of misinf...
07:49 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge PayPal and Venmo will offer and accept cryptocurrency for all online payments
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge PayPal on Wednesday announced it would begin supporting cryptocurrencies for the first time, allowing any PayPal account holder to store, buy, and...
07:41 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Quibi is shutting down
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Quibi — the shortform mobile-focused streaming service — is shutting down after just over six months of operation, making it one of the shorte...
06:50 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Is Quibi done for?
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Update October 21st, 3:40PM ET: Quibi is, in fact, done for. Shortly after publication, The Wall Streets Journal reports Quibi is shutting do...
06:00 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Cruise is doubling down on shared autonomous rides with new COVID protocols
Cruise, the self-driving car company owned by General Motors, is doubling down on the Origin, its steering wheel-and-pedal-less autonomous people mover introduced late last year. With the ...
06:00 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Three astronauts are returning home after waiting out most of the pandemic in space
This evening, three astronauts who have been living on board the International Space Station for the last six months will return back to Earth in a Russian Soyuz capsule, landing in the mi...
05:13 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Who is Googles market power hurting?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Yesterday, the Department of Justice and 11 states sued Google for violating antitrust law. The complaint argued that Google had become “the unc...
04:53 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Is Netflix actually making the cultural equivalent of billion-dollar movies?
Netflix Netflix executives love boasting about how many people are tuning into the streamer’s original movies and TV series, but co-CEO Ted Sarandos made a comment on the company’s e...
04:40 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Fortnite on PC is now over 60GB smaller, thanks to Epic optimization
Image: Epic Games Fortnite on PC has shrunk considerably, down from over 90GB to just under 30GB, thanks to recent optimizations from developer Epic. The news, detailed yesterday in a F...
04:34 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Mario Kart Live: Home Circuits multiplayer is expensive and chaotic
Photo: Nintendo In order to enjoy playing Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit with friends, you need to embrace chaos. And I don’t mean the typical chaos associated with Mario Kart, like fru...
03:03 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Acer teams up with Porsche Design for the luxury AcerBook RS laptop
The Porsche Design Acer Book RS laptop. | Image: Acer Acer is teaming up with Porsche Design on a new high-end “luxury” laptop, the Porsche Design Acer Book RS, which looks...
03:02 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Acers Chromebook Spin 513 is the first Chromebook with Snapdragon chips
Acer Acer has announced its Chromebook Spin 513 and Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513. They’re the first Chrome OS devices powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7c chips. The 513 will be ava...
03:00 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Protest art leaves the streets
They painted boarded-up businesses, then scrambled to save the art Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Fire TV boxes are getting a host of new hands-free features via paired Alexa devices
Using a paired Alexa device you can do more hands-free with the Fire TV. | Image: Amazon If you’ve got an Amazon Fire TV box, hate picking up a voice remote, and have a separate Alexa-...
02:41 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Facebook is testing mini social networks focused on you and your neighbors
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s next big play could be all about getting to know your neighbors. The company confirmed this week that it’s testing a new feature th...
02:35 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Best Buy resurrected some of the best Prime Day deals today
Amazon’s Echo Studio Smart Speaker | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Prime Day 2020 may have ended, but Best Buy is bringing back some of the better deals to come out of the two-day e...
01:48 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Disneys Raya and the Last Dragon gives off serious Legend of Korra vibes in first trailer
If the first trailer for Raya and the Last Dragon, the next film out of Walt Disney Animation Studios (the same studio behind Frozen and Moana), gives you serious Legend of Korra vibes, yo...
01:48 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Whats on your desk, Sam Byford?
Two desks: one for work, one for gaming Continue reading… ...
01:46 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Acers Halo is a Google Assistant smart speaker with LEDs
Acer has announced the $109 Halo smart speaker at its October hardware event. It’s a 360-degree speaker that has the Google Assistant built in to handle queries and tasks, and Acer says ...
01:45 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Acer announces several new, slim-bezeled gaming monitors
Acer’s new Predator X34 GS ultrawide, curved gaming monitor | Acer Acer has announced a fleet of new gaming monitors in its Predator and Nitro lineups. As with the company’s laptops,...
01:45 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Acers Swift 3X includes Intels new Iris Xe Max discrete GPU
Acer’s Swift 3X steps up the graphics game. I like Acer’s Swift 3 line because it really has its finger on the features that students need. The Swift 3 doesn’t look fancy and doesn...
01:43 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge iOS 14 resets default email and browser apps after App Store updates
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple continues to have trouble with its new default app settings in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14. After it was discovered that power cycling devices ...
01:40 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Pokmon Sword and Shield are $40 each at Amazon and Best Buy
Image: Nintendo / Game Freak Pokémon Sword and Shield for the Nintendo Switch have somehow resisted much in the way of a major price drop since they released in late 2019, but both game...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Apple iPad Air (2020) review: take it from the Pro
Despite the higher cost, this iPad is the one to get Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Dropboxs new family plan is now available globally
Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Dropbox’s new family plan, Dropbox Family, is now available globally. With Dropbox Family, up to six people can have their own acco...
11:40 am - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Chrome bug meant browser didnt respect user requests to delete Google site data
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you ask Chrome to delete all cookies and site data whenever you quit the browser, it’s reasonable to expect that this policy applies to all w...
09:32 am - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Whole Foods now offers free one-hour grocery pickup at all US stores
Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images Amazon Prime subscribers now get free one-hour grocery pickup at all of Whole Foods’ 487 US stores, Amazon announced today. The news marks an expansion...
08:00 am - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Fortnites Halloween event includes a J Balvin concert
Photo by ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP via Getty Images Fortnite’s annual Halloween event is back, and this year’s edition sounds like the most ambitious yet. Today, Epic Games revealed the r...
06:00 am - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Vivo makes big expansion into Europe
Vivo, one of the largest smartphone brands in the world, is expanding its operations in Europe. The company will now sell phones and accessories in six new markets: the UK, France, Germany...
04:06 am - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge A long-awaited Willow sequel is official, and its coming to Disney Plus
Image: Lucasfilm After years of silence, Disney has confirmed that Lucasfilm’s Willow will receive a sequel, in the form of a TV series coming to its Disney Plus streaming subscription...
03:42 am - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Quibi apps arrive on Apple TV, Android TV, and Fire TV
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Quibi, the troubled streaming service focused on “quick bites” of mobile-first content, has just launched apps for Apple TV, Android TV and Fi...
03:23 am - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge AOCs debut Twitch stream is one of the biggest ever
Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reacts to being chosen to be an impostor during her first live-streamed round of Among Us, moments after saying she hoped not to be picked as an impo...
12:24 am - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge Fast & Furious cant resist that joke about turning it up to 11, so you get one last movie
The Fast & Furious saga will finally end after its 11th installment, Deadline and Variety report — which, if you’re counting, is one more movie than we were expecting until now. Ju...
12:00 am - Wed, October 21, 2020
The Verge The Hummer is back as a 350-mile range electric supertruck that can drive diagonally
A $112,000 version will be available in late 2022 Continue reading… ...
11:18 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Netflix is experimentally giving an entire country two days of Netflix for free
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Netflix is planning a two-day “event” that will allow non-subscribers in India to stream the company’s library without a subscription pl...
10:16 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge NASAs OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully taps an asteroid in attempt to a grab sample
Image: Lockheed Martin This afternoon, a NASA spacecraft more than 200 million miles from Earth successfully touched the surface of an asteroid, in an attempt to grab a handful of pebble...
10:16 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge NASAs OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully taps an asteroid in attempt to grab a sample
Image: Lockheed Martin This afternoon, a NASA spacecraft more than 200 million miles from Earth successfully touched the surface of an asteroid, in an attempt to grab a handful of pebble...
09:53 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Catch Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez live tonight on Twitch with HasanAbi and Pokimane
Photo by Gotham/GC Images A day after lighting up the internet by announcing she’d joined Twitch and was looking for streamers to play the breakout hit Among Us with, New York congress...
09:53 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Watch AOC play Among Us live on Twitch with HasanAbi and Pokimane
Photo by Gotham/GC Images A day after lighting up the internet by announcing she’d joined Twitch and was looking for streamers to play the breakout hit Among Us with, New York congress...
09:42 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Intel is selling its SSD business for $9 billion, but keeping Optane
Intel is selling its SSD business to SK Hynix in a deal worth $9 billion, which will see the chipmaker almost completely exit the flash memory and storage business — except for Intel’s...
08:49 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Snapchats anime lens was a huge hit, Snap confirms
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Snapchat’s anime filter was used more than 3 billion times in the first week after it was released, Snap said today, confirming what we alre...
08:48 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge VidCon is planning to return in summer 2021, and will allow people to attend digitally
VidCon, an annual convention focused on digital creators, is tentatively planning to return to Anaheim, California next summer if conditions allow, but organizers are preparing to let peop...
08:36 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Facebook moderators in India were pressured to return to the office despite COVID-19 concerns
Illustration by William Joel / T Facebook moderators located in India were pressured by their employer, third-party contracting firm Genpact, to return to the office despite safety conce...
08:07 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Netflixs subscriber growth slows, but company isnt worried about running out of content
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix’s business soared during the pandemic, but as it heads into 2021 and faces a potential shortage of films and movies, the company will ha...
08:06 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Netflix is reportedly planning a two-day free promotion after discontinuing free trials
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Netflix is planning to host a two-day promotional event in December, allowing non-members to access the streaming giant’s robust catalog of ...
07:57 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Hands-on with Amazons Luna game streaming service
Amazon’s Luna streaming service has arrived, with the company rolling out early access to a limited set of customers today. It’s starting with a library of 50 games and support for Mac...
07:47 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge All the ways to turn your phone or camera into a webcam
In the spring, while the pandemic was surging and people were moving into home offices, it was nearly impossible to find a webcam to help secure your home or provide a better Zoom experien...
07:23 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Twitch streamers are getting DMCA takedown notices (again)
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch’s music problem has flared up again, with the company sending DMCA warning notices en masse to its massive population of streamers. The n...
07:11 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Amazons cloud gaming service, Luna, is now in early access
Amazon’s cloud gaming service, Luna, is entering early access today, the company announced. A small number of US-based customers will receive invitations to test out the service and even...
06:58 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge How to report a missing package
Photo by Nathan Howard/Getty Images Holidays are around the corner. And with a pandemic raging around the US, it’s likely you’ll be doing at least some of your shopping online. If yo...
06:47 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Apple updates HomePod with intercom and other new features
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Apple’s HomePod smart speaker is getting some new capabilities thanks to a software update that’s available today as part of iOS 14.1. These were a...
06:30 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge How to use Googles budget feature on Android so you dont overspend
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Google has provided a budgeting feature in its Play Store that allows Android users to establish a monthly maximum they want to spend on digital conten...
05:37 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Borat will do a very nice stream on Twitch with DrLupo
Photo by Ian West - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images Borat will be on Twitch soon. The Amazon-owned streaming service announced that Sacha Baron Cohen’s iconic character will be fa...
05:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Windows apps now run on Chromebooks with Parallels Desktop
Windows running on Chrome OS. Google is bringing Windows app support to Chromebooks today through a partnership with Parallels. First announced earlier this year, Chrome OS will now boot...
05:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Windows 10 October 2020 Update is now available with an updated Start menu and more
Microsoft is releasing its Windows 10 October 2020 Update to over a billion users today. Much like last year, this second Windows 10 update of 2020 is more of a Service Pack than a major r...
04:47 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Watch as NASAs OSIRIS-REx mission attempts to grab a sample from an asteroid
This afternoon, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will grab a small sample of rocks from the surface of an asteroid named Bennu zooming through space more than 200 million miles from Earth. I...
04:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge For $6.99 a month, Google will send you prints of your 10 best photos, as picked by AI
Your memories, as picked by an algorithm. | Image: Google If you’re someone who never prints out any of the photos you take with your smartphone, Google might have a good solution. Fo...
04:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Google launches free Stadia game demos to entice people into cloud gaming
Image: Google Google is launching a series of Stadia game demos that are truly free to play. Starting today, existing or new Stadia users will be able to play demos of Pac-Man Mega Tunne...
03:49 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Microsoft made a portable data center in a box
Microsoft’s portable data center. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft has created a portable data center to bring cloud computing to remote environments. The modular data center is essentiall...
03:33 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be fully optimized for the Xbox Series X and S
Image: Microsoft The Xbox Series X and Series S consoles are less than a month away from release, and ahead of launch, Microsoft is announcing that Halo: The Master Chief Collection will...
03:33 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Some Philips Hue power supplies are being recalled for potential shock risk
Signify, the company behind Philips Hue, is recalling power supplies that shipped with six outdoor lights due to concerns that they could shock owners. The power supplies may short-circuit...
03:10 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Talking Pixel 5 with Android Central and Android Police
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Every Tuesday this month, Vergecast co-host Dieter Bohn will host a series of discussions diving deep into tech review season, each focusing o...
02:50 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge ViacomCBS announces major streaming reorganization just days after Disney did the same
ViacomCBS is in the process of pivoting hard to streaming, and a new executive shakeup ahead of the company’s big relaunch of CBS All Access as Paramount Plus shows just how committed th...
02:25 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge 4K TVs from Toshiba and LG are up to $500 off at Amazon and Best Buy
Prime Day was last week, but some retailers are still putting forth some deals that give Amazon’s event a run for its money — no Prime membership required. Best Buy is one of those ret...
02:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Deepfake bots on Telegram make the work of creating fake nudes dangerously easy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Researchers have discovered a “deepfake ecosystem” on the messaging app Telegram centered around bots that generate fake nudes on request. Use...
02:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge The next generation of power plants will be virtual
Increasing numbers of homes outfitted with solar panels and batteries have the potential to help power entire regions with renewable energy. Working together, homes with solar setups are t...
01:04 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Adobe is adding its content authenticity tool to the latest Photoshop beta
Adobe Adobe will let some Adobe Creative Cloud customers try a tool that builds trustworthy attribution directly into a picture. As part of a bigger software update, Adobe is moving forw...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Lightrooms enhanced color grading tools are now available
Adobe is updating Lightroom today with revamped color grading tools meant to offer more powerful and flexible ways to adjust an image’s color. The new tools are similar to those used by...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Apple iPhone 12 review: raising the bar
It’s the one you should get unless you’re waiting for the Max or mini Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Adobe builds live-streaming into Photoshop and Illustrator for iPad
Image: Adobe Adobe is building live-streaming into the iPad versions of Photoshop and Illustrator, letting you start a broadcast and film yourself from right inside the app. There is one...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Adobe Illustrator for the iPad is now available
Adobe is releasing Illustrator for the iPad today, delivering a streamlined version of its desktop vector graphics app that’s been redesigned to work with touch controls and a stylus. Ju...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge DJI Pocket 2 packs more features and more mics into tiny 4K vlogger cam
The DJI Pocket 2 is drone-maker DJI’s latest handheld stabilized vlogging camera, and comes with an upgraded camera, more microphones, and new modular design. It’s releasing on Novembe...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Twitter is temporarily changing how you retweet
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is temporarily changing how you retweet ahead of the November 3rd US presidential election, to help prevent abuse and the spread of misinf...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge PhotoshopsAIneural filters can tweak age and expression with a few clicks
One of the neural filter options lets you adjust someone’s age with a simple slider. | Image: Adobe Artificial intelligence is changing the world of image editing and manipulation, an...
12:00 pm - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge Lumios light-filled speaker is meant to be cracked open
The Teno speaker by Lumio | Image: Lumio Lumio, the maker of the Lito book-shaped folding light, is following up with another clever design object: a discrete speaker called the Teno. At...
10:15 am - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge HyperXs $149.99 Cloud II Wireless is among the most comfortable headsets Ive worn yet
And it checks a lot of other boxes, too Continue reading… ...
10:15 am - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge HyperXs $149.99 Cloud II Wireless is among the most comfortable headsets Ive worn
And it checks a lot of other boxes, too Continue reading… ...
02:16 am - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge LGs rollable TV finally goes on sale for $87,000
GIF by Chris Welch / The Verge LG has announced that its world-first rollable TV is finally going on sale, albeit in limited fashion. The 65-inch LG Signature OLED R is now available at ...
01:56 am - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge The Mandalorian and Baby Yodas adventures continue in brand new look at season two
The Mandalorian’s second season is just days away from premiering on Disney Plus, and a new trailer for the Star Wars series teases what fans can expect. Most of the trailer focused on t...
12:35 am - Tue, October 20, 2020
The Verge After outcry, Microsoft presses pause on unsolicited Windows 10 web app installs
On Saturday, I pointed out how Microsoft force-restarting Windows 10 computers to install unwanted web apps was the latest proof you don’t own your own Windows PC. Today, the company say...
10:31 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Microsofts new Xbox app lets you stream Xbox One games to your iPhone or iPad
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox app update for iOS and iPadOS is now live, allowing Xbox One owners to stream games to their devices. A new Xbox app is availab...
09:59 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Google discontinues its Google Nest Secure alarm system
Photo by Nick Statt / The Verge Google has discontinued its Google Nest Secure alarm system, the company first confirmed to Android Police. And sure enough, if you visit the Nest Secure...
09:21 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Twitch stars are lining up to stream Among Us with AOC
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is looking for Among Us teammates. On Twitter, Ocasio-Cortez put out an open call for people to play with “to get out the vote.” In a follow-up twe...
08:05 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Apple should switch the iPhone to USB-C if it really wants to help the environment
Image: Apple If you buy an iPhone in the future, you’re not getting an included charging brick or earbuds. Apple says the reasons are environmental. Giving out fewer “free” accesso...
07:44 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge US charges six Russian intelligence officers with hacking Ukraine, 2018 Olympics, and Skripal investigation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Justice Department has charged six Russian intelligence officers with involvement in an extensive hacking campaign, including the notorious Pe...
07:34 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge The iPhone 12 wont support 5G in dual SIM mode at launch
Image: Apple Apple’s latest iPhone supports 5G networks, but not if you use the device in dual SIM mode, according to an internal Apple training document revealing the issue that began...
07:24 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge This app lets you do custom iOS icons without the Shortcuts app
iPhone icon customization is booming, thanks to new features in iOS 14, but there’s still some big catches. The workaround for a bespoke iPhone homescreen requires routing through Apple...
05:41 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Verizon acquires rural Kentucky wireless company Bluegrass Cellular
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon said Monday it is acquiring “certain assets” of Bluegrass Cellular, a wireless service provider in rural Kentucky. According to a news...
05:35 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Sony releases free Black Lives Matter PS4 theme
Image: Sony Sony has provided a new way for PS4 owners to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement inside their consoles. Today, the company released a new static theme on ...
05:03 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Tesla reportedly cuts its four-year used car warranty to just one year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla has slashed its used car warranty in another round of what could be seen as belt-tightening ahead of what is expected to be a crucial third-...
05:00 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Beats Flex review: wireless earbud basics done right
Beats’ first earbuds with a USB-C connector are only $50 Continue reading… ...
04:36 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge A NASA spacecraft is poised to snag the largest sample of rocks from an asteroid ever
An artistic rendering of OSIRIS-REx about to collect a sample from an asteroid named Bennu. | Image: NASA OSIRIS-REx is about to perform its signature feat Continue reading&he...
04:01 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Apple TV Plus will get classic Peanuts holiday specials as part of a new streaming deal
The Peanuts crew. | Image: Apple Apple TV Plus will be getting the beloved Peanuts Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas holiday specials added to its catalog this year, and they’ll e...
04:00 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Google Assistant smart displays are getting dark mode and multiple account support
The new Google Assistant smart display interface | GIF: Google Google is updating the look and functionality of the software on its Assistant smart displays in a significant way. Startin...
03:46 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Pakistan lifts TikTok ban after just 10 days
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Pakistan has lifted its ban on TikTok, just 10 days after blocking the app on the grounds that it hosted “immoral” and “indecent” videos. ...
03:42 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Ubers Jump bikes get a second life in Mexico City
Uber wanted to get out of the bike business, so a Mexico City cyclist group took 1,600 bikes off the company’s hands. It’s a good thing they did — elsewhere in the world, Uber just s...
03:22 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Apple Music launches a TV channel for music videos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, Apple launches Apple Music TV, which is exactly what it sounds like: Apple Music on television. It’s a free, curated, 24-hour live stream...
03:14 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Driving the 2021 Cadillac Escalade was one of the most stressful experiences of my life
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge When Cadillac reached out recently with an offer to test out the new 2021 Escalade for a day, I eagerly responded in the affirmative. I wanted to try o...
02:46 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Facebook says it removed 120,000 posts for attempting to obstruct voting
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook rejected 2.2 million ad submissions for targeting the US without completing its authorization process, Agence France-Presse reported. The...
02:43 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Buds Live wireless earbuds are $35 off at Woot today
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Woot is selling Samsung’s fantastic bean-shaped wireless earbuds, the Galaxy Buds Live, for just $135, knocking $35 off the normal retail price. This d...
02:38 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Sony will optimize PS5 fan performance with software updates using individual game data
The cooling fan of the PS5 as seen in a Sony teardown video earlier this month. | Screenshot by Tom Warren / The Verge Sony’s next-gen PlayStation 5 console has a massive internal coo...
02:08 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Inside Foxconns empty buildings, empty factories, and empty promises in Wisconsin
Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge Behind Foxconn’s empty buildings, empty factories, and empty promises in Wisconsin Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Peak Design has made the stylish magnetic modular bike-mountable phone case I didnt know I needed
Peak Design, makers of one of The Verge’s favorite backpacks, has a new magnetic modular mounting system for your Apple or Samsung phone. The company’s launching a Kickstarter today wi...
01:52 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge TikTok removing accounts of users who share QAnon-related content
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has been removing the accounts of users who share QAnon-related content on the platform, NPR reported, part of a policy the video-sharing p...
01:43 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge TikTok puts Fleetwood Macs Rumours back in Billboards top 10
Image: 420doggface208 / TikTok Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours is a top 10 album this week — more than four decades after its release — thanks to a viral TikTok video that’s had everyone...
01:10 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge The ambitious effort to piece together Americas fragmented health data
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The infrastructure could help fight the next pandemic Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Amnesia: Rebirth is an elegant sequel to a horror classic
Frictional Games When is a society — or a life — past saving? The reassuring answer is never. But Amnesia: Rebirth, the latest game from Swedish studio Frictional, isn’t designed t...
01:00 pm - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge YouTubes biggest kids show is about to take over streaming services
Old dogs like Nickelodeon are out; Moonbug is in Continue reading… ...
11:31 am - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge AMC offers private theater rentals for as little as $99
Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images The USA’s largest cinema chain AMC is making its screens available for private hire, allowing groups of up to 20 people to watch a film on the big scre...
08:57 am - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Repairing the iPhone 12s ceramic-protected OLED display costs $279
Image: Apple Apple has announced how much it’ll charge to repair the new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. For the iPhone 12 Pro, the $279 screen repair price is unchanged compared to the i...
06:22 am - Mon, October 19, 2020
The Verge Xiaomi is working on 80W wireless charging
Xiaomi has announced its next salvo in the fast charging wars, a new 80W wireless method that the company claims beats out any other competitor. The 80W solution is said to be able to char...
11:25 pm - Sun, October 18, 2020
The Verge Google kills off app that let you check in on loved ones during an emergency
Google Google will discontinue its emergency location sharing app Trusted Contacts in December, and has already yanked it from the Google Play Store. Instead, it’s directing existing u...
08:30 pm - Sun, October 18, 2020
The Verge New Trailers: His Dark Materials, Fireball, Uncle Frank, and more
Dafne Keen in His Dark Materials | HBO I finally got around to watching The West Wing reunion special and even though I was an ardent fan of the original show, I came away feeling a litt...
05:45 pm - Sun, October 18, 2020
The Verge Samsung will reportedly debut its next Galaxy S phones in January 2021
Photo Illustration by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Samsung’s next flagship phone could arrive in January 2021, Android Central reported. And new leaked renders...
03:53 pm - Sun, October 18, 2020
The Verge Facebook VP says the platform rejected more than 2 million ads for trying to obstruct voting
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook vice president for global affairs Nick Clegg said the company has rejected 2.2 million ads across Facebook and Instagram because the ads ...
01:44 pm - Sun, October 18, 2020
The Verge Google Assistant Driving Mode appears to be coming to Android at last
Image: Google The Google Assistant Driving mode that the company first announced in 2019 has started appearing on some Android devices, XDA-Developers reported. The UI looks somewhat di...
08:26 pm - Sat, October 17, 2020
The Verge Simone Giertz built a selfie photo booth for her dog out of Legos and its perfect
Good girl, Scraps. | Simone Giertz and Scraps Simone Giertz, the self-described Queen of Shitty Robots, has created a selfie photo booth out of Legos for her dog Scraps and yes it’s a...
08:26 pm - Sat, October 17, 2020
The Verge Simone Giertz built a selfie photo booth for her dog out of Lego and its perfect
Good girl, Scraps. | Simone Giertz and Scraps Simone Giertz, the self-described Queen of Shitty Robots, has created a selfie photo booth out of Lego for her dog Scraps and yes it’s as...
05:05 pm - Sat, October 17, 2020
The Verge Google says Chinese hackers who targeted Biden campaign are faking McAfee software
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google said in a new blog post that hackers linked to the Chinese government have been impersonating antivirus software McAfee to try to infect vi...
02:30 pm - Sat, October 17, 2020
The Verge Facebook reportedly choked traffic for left-leaning news sites including Mother Jones
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook designed changes to its news feed algorithm in 2017 to reduce the visibility of left-leaning news sites like Mother Jones on its platfor...
02:00 pm - Sat, October 17, 2020
The Verge Star Trek: Discovery goes where the series has never gone before
CBS For the first time in nearly 20 years, there are multiple new Star Trek shows you can watch at once. There’s the Next Generation sequel series Picard for those feeling nostalgic; f...
02:00 pm - Sat, October 17, 2020
The Verge Rapid research in a deadly epidemic pays off
Image: CDC This week’s US Food and Drug Administration approval of an Ebola drug is a big milestone in drug development — one that’s closely tied to our current efforts to fight CO...
01:00 pm - Sat, October 17, 2020
The Verge Oracle founder donated $250,000 to Graham PAC in final days of TikTok deal
Photo by Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Oracle CEO Larry Ellison donated $250,000 to a super PAC supporting Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) reelection campaign as his company closed in on...
01:00 pm - Sat, October 17, 2020
The Verge Save on Apple AirPods and other Prime Day 2020 leftovers this weekend
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge In case you paid no attention at all to what happened this week in tech, you missed out on the iPhone 12 announcement along with Amazon Prime ...
12:00 pm - Sat, October 17, 2020
The Verge What the experts use: Andrew Marinos podcasting gear
Photo by Andrew Marino / The Verge Audio media has been an important part of our lives ever since the first news reporters crackled their way into homes in 1920. For a while, it was assu...
05:29 am - Sat, October 17, 2020
The Verge Microsoft just force restarted my Windows PC again to install more unwanted apps
I stepped away from my computer for dinner, halfway through writing a story for The Verge. When I got back, I couldn’t believe my eyes. Windows 10 had restarted my computer without per...
10:04 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Your brand new Oculus Quest 2 cant play Oculus Go games, John Carmack confirms
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you bought a new Oculus Quest 2 with the hopes of experiencing games from the now-discontinued Oculus Go, I have bad news: the company has ...
09:40 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Sony clears up when and how itll listen to recordings of PS5 voice chats
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Sony has clarified more details surrounding a controversial new PlayStation voice chat recording feature, first mentioned in its recent 8.0 update...
09:08 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Teslas seven-day return policy has been quietly removed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla has reportedly canceled an audacious return policy in which new buyers of its electric vehicles could return them for a full refund within s...
08:32 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Go read this story about the heat gap deepening the worlds divisions
Migrant worker sorting cantaloupe with machinery in the field of a farm over pile of cantaloupe. | Photo by: Edwin Remsburg/VW Pics via Getty Images I will never look at a cantaloupe the...
08:22 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge OnePlus brand builder Carl Pei has left the smartphone company
OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei in 2015. | Photo: Chris Welch / The Verge It’s been tough to talk about OnePlus as a scrappy smartphone startup ever since its close ties with Oppo, Vivo, a...
07:01 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Elon Musks Vegas loop wont transport as many people as promised
Image: The Boring Company Elon Musk’s Boring Company’s system of tunnels to shuttle people under the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) may not be able to move as many people as orig...
06:13 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge The best Chromebooks to buy in 2020
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge The best Chromebooks for every type of user Continue reading… ...
06:00 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Faze Rug on how starring in a horror movie made him a better YouTuber
Photo: Faze Clan Brian Awadis, better known as Faze Rug, loves to be scared. He watches horror movies, visits haunted attractions at Halloween, and frequently films himself getting spook...
05:43 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge League of Legends: Wild Rifts beta starts soon, but it wont hit the US until next year
Riot is taking Wild Rift, the mobile version of League of Legends, into open beta on October 27th. The developer announced the news today, noting that it will first be available in Indones...
05:37 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Some Shipt workers report seeing lower pay under new effort-based model
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A new crowdsourced report finds that the algorithm for shopping delivery platform Shipt has led to reduced ...
05:30 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge The official Biden HQ in Animal Crossing has poll booths, ice cream, and no malarkey
With only 18 days left until the US presidential election, Democratic candidate Joe Biden’s campaign is launching a new virtual field office today for voters to visit in Animal Crossing:...
05:22 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Googles latest smartwatch app skipped its own watches for Apples
Image: Google YouTube Music launched yesterday on the Apple Watch, arriving before an official Wear OS version and only further illustrating Google’s ongoing issues with its competing ...
05:10 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Apple ditching chargers saves costs but not the planet
In this photo illustration a screenshot from Apple’s launch promotional material of the the new iPhone 12 seen displayed on a iPad tablet screen with the Apple logo in the background. | P...
05:08 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Voting rights group More Than A Vote targets young people in NBA 2K
Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler / NBAE via Getty Images Video games are popular among young people, which is why voting rights group More Than A Vote has decided to meet them where they are...
05:00 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Among Us isnt just blowing up on Twitch its dominating mobile gaming
Image: InnerSloth Among Us has been one of the biggest games of the year, and thanks to new data from Sensor Tower, we have an idea of just how huge it has been on mobile: it was the top...
04:31 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge How fraudsters dupe the art world
Photo by Wiktor Szymanowicz / Barcroft Media via Getty Images The Civil War-era desk, designed in 1876, looked too good to be true. Ornate, fashioned from walnut, maple, and oak, it was ...
03:51 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Fit 2 and new Trio wireless charger are now available
Samsung Galaxy Fit 2 (left) and the Trio wireless charger (right). | Image: Samsung Samsung has announced that its new fitness tracker, the Galaxy Fit 2, and its new Trio wireless charge...
03:22 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge OtterBox reveals the first third-party MagSafe cases for the iPhone 12
OtterBox’s Figura Series case with MagSafe. | Image: OtterBox OtterBox has launched the first third-party iPhone 12 cases that officially support Apple’s new MagSafe accessory system...
03:14 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge GM rebrands its Detroit-Hamtramck plant as Factory Zero for electric and autonomous vehicles
Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images General Motors is rebranding its Detroit-Hamtramck plant for its future in building electric and autonomous vehicles. The automaker has said it would ...
03:00 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Analogues next sleek retro console targets the TurboGrafx family
After releasing beautiful aftermarket versions of the NES, SNES, and Sega Genesis, Analogue has now set its sights on NEC’s library of old-school hardware. Today the company unveiled the...
02:35 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Vergecast: Questions we have about the iPhone 12
This week, we saw Apple announce the next generation of iPhones at its virtual event, with a focus on the company’s first 5G devices. In Vergecast tradition, The Verge’s Nilay Patel, ...
02:19 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Game Gear Micro review: peak Sega
A ridiculous, glorious revival of a not-quite-classic system Continue reading… ...
02:05 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge An Apple Watch with Family Setup is an expensive electronic child leash
An Apple Watch showing the Schooltime watchface. Apple’s take on a GPS tracker watch for kids is unique but costly Continue reading… ...
02:05 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge An Apple Watch with Family Setup is an expensive smart watch for your kids
An Apple Watch showing the Schooltime watchface. Apple’s take on a GPS tracker for kids is unique but costly Continue reading… ...
01:47 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Sonys WH-1000XM4 are cheaper now than during Prime Day
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge One of the best deals of Prime Day has returned at Newegg. Sony’s WH-1000XM4 wireless noise-canceling headphones in black are down to $284 instead of $...
01:46 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Twitter will stop removing hacked content unless its shared by hackers
Illustration by Alex Castro Twitter is changing its policy against posting hacked materials following criticism for how it handled a New York Post story about former Vice President Joe B...
12:51 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge T-Mobile is also offering a $30 discount on the iPhone 12 and 12 mini
Apple T-Mobile has clarified that it will offer a $30 discount on the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 — same as AT&T and Verizon. That means the phones will start at $699 and $799, re...
12:00 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge You can preorder the latest iPad Air starting today
Image: Apple Apple’s new iPad Air will be available to preorder today. The new tablet, announced at last month’s Apple event, has a similar design to the iPad Pro but a lower startin...
12:00 pm - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge How to preorder the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro
Image: Apple Apple’s newest iPhones — the iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max — were announced earlier this week, and they’ve generated a lot of interest from iPhone fans....
10:00 am - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Google is making US voting locations easier to find via search and its Assistant
Google is providing information about voting locations as part of the measures. | Image: Google Google is adding new election features to its voice assistant, Google Search, and Google ...
07:00 am - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge Sony Xperia 5 II review: the right tool for the right jobs
Plenty of control, if you know how to use it Continue reading… ...
01:00 am - Fri, October 16, 2020
The Verge This is Sonys Spatial Reality Display, and you can buy one for $5,000 in November
Two days ago, I received a giant heavy metal wedge from Sony. The largest side contained a camera, and a 15.6-inch 4K screen. I plugged it into a powerful gaming computer, and fired up the...
10:40 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Sony confirms the new PlayStation Store wont let you buy PS3, PSP and Vita games outside those consoles
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you prefer buying older PlayStation games over the web or on mobile, you won’t be able to do that for much longer. Sony is sending emails to ...
10:26 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Your new Samsung smart TV will soon double as a Google Assistant microphone
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Assistant is now available on newer Samsung smart TVs in the US, the companies announced. The AI helper will be available on Samsung 2020 s...
09:58 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Twitter is experiencing a massive outage right now
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is experiencing an outage that began in the early evening on Thursday, with some users reporting problems sending tweets and refreshing th...
09:58 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Twitters massive outage may be over, company says no evidence of hack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has been experiencing an outage that began in the early evening on Thursday, with some users reporting problems sending tweets and refresh...
09:35 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Go read about the dire working conditions for Rings call center employees in the Philippines
Photo by Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images Amazon extended its work-from-home policy into 2021 for corporate employees, but call center workers in the Philippines contracted by the company’s ...
09:07 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Facebook is accidentally locking some users out of their new Oculus headsets
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook says a “small number” of customers have been locked out of their new Oculus Quest 2 headsets, following a string of reports that ...
08:53 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Go read this hilarious story from the person who found Tony Abbotts passport number
Photo by Don Arnold / WireImage On March 22nd, former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott did something seemingly innocuous: he posted a picture of his boarding pass to Instagram. That...
08:10 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Google search is getting new AI tools to decipher your terrible spelling
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google detailed a host of new improvements at its “Search On” event that it will make to its foundational Google search service in the coming ...
08:06 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Judge in WeChat case appears unlikely to allow US ban to move forward
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A judge in San Francisco said Thursday she’s not likely to lift a temporary block on the US government’s attempts to ban WeChat. US Magistrate...
08:05 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Googles new hum to search feature can figure out the song thats stuck in your head
Google is adding a new “hum to search” feature to its search tools today that will let you hum (or whistle, or sing) the annoying song that’s stuck in your head, and then use machine...
08:02 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Google wants to push you away from Hangouts, so its giving you Chat for free
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google Chat, the messaging service previously only available to customers who pay for Google Workspace (the recent rebranding of G Suite), will beco...
08:02 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Google is beginning the forced migration from Hangouts to Chat next year
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google will officially transition users from Google Hangouts to Google Chat starting next year. As part of the change, Chat, a messaging service pre...
07:47 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge The Minecraft Smash Bros. character does as much mining as fighting
Image: Nintendo Talk to any of my friends that have played Super Smash Bros. with me, and they will tell you that I have a consistent (and probably predictable) fighting style. I love to...
07:39 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Verizon pulls misleading ads claiming its 5G service is necessary for firefighters
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon has agreed to pull 5G advertisements claiming its new network was “built for” firefighters and first responders, after the National Ad...
07:39 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge FCC will move to regulate social media after censorship outcry
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images On Thursday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said that the agency will seek to regulate social media platforms like Facebook and Twitt...
07:19 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Pixar film Souls latest trailer teases life before Earth
In Soul, life starts before a person’s arrival on Earth. The film’s latest trailer offers a colorful look at “The Great Before,” a place where souls get their personalities before ...
07:15 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge GameStop will reportedly get a cut ofXboxgames, even if youre not buying them from GameStop
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge GameStop and Microsoft have entered into a multiyear agreement that gives the video game retailer a cut of every digital purchase made on any Xbox console...
06:57 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Jack Dorsey faces Senate subpoena after blocking NY Post articles
Photo by Amal KS/Hindustan Times via Getty Images The Senate Judiciary Committee plans to subpoena Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey today, after a controversial decision to block links to two New...
06:14 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge The Haunting of Bly Manor proves that every love story is a ghost story
EIKE SCHROTER/NETFLIX The Haunting of Bly Manor, which premiered last week on Netflix, makes me a little sad I’ve never seen a ghost. It’s the second series from The Haunting of Hill...
05:17 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Cruise gets the green light to test fully driverless cars in California
Photo by Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images Cruise, the self-driving company owned by General Motors, has been approved to test its driverless cars on public roads in Calif...
04:25 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 will launch on Stadia the same day as console and PC
Image: CD Projekt Red We knew that Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red’s highly anticipated sci-fi RPG, would be coming to Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service at some point. But it hasn...
04:06 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Sonys digital camera webcam software is now available for Macs
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Sony has released a new version of its Imaging Edge Webcam software for Macs, which allows you to directly plug in a recent Sony camera to use...
04:00 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge How to watch the Trump and Biden town halls
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tonight was supposed to be the second presidential debate, according to the schedule laid out by the Commission on Presidential Debates in June. B...
04:00 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge A new way to think about your favorite games code
Frank Cifaldi and Kelsey Lewin, co-directors of the Video Game History Foundation, explain their new project Continue reading… ...
03:57 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Apple Watch deals right now
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Thinking about picking up a new Apple Watch? It’s never a bad idea to wait until there’s a good deal, and thankfully, those happen with some regular...
03:49 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge YouTube wont ban QAnon content, but will remove videos that could promote violence
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube is the latest Silicon Valley company to update its moderation policies around the fringe theory QAnon, announcing that content that target...
03:47 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Fifteen important things to say about Facebook, Twitter, and the New York Posts Hunter Biden story
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Nobody looks good here Continue reading… ...
03:07 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge TikTok chief security officer says its servers are already separate from ByteDance
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok’s chief security officer says in new court documents that the US Commerce Department has mischaracterized how the app stores and secures ...
02:11 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Here are the best AirPods deals you can get right now
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...
02:04 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge FDA approves first treatment for Ebola
Image: CDC The Food and Drug Administration approved a drug tested during the 2018 Ebola epidemic as a treatment for the disease. It’s the first therapy approved by the agency for Ebol...
02:01 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge $190 for AirPods Pro is a fantastic post-Prime Day deal
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The dust has settled following two days of Amazon Prime Day 2020 sales. Most of the deals are finished, and prices are for the most part back to their no...
02:00 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Fujifilm jumps into the vlogger camera game with the X-S10
The Fujifilm X-S10 Fujifilm has just announced a new camera in its X-series mirrorless lineup, the X-S10. The new model is a bit of a departure from Fujifilm’s other cameras, and featu...
01:09 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Sony gives in-depth look at PlayStation 5 UI in new video
Sony just revealed one of the final big questions about the upcoming PlayStation 5: what the user interface looks like. A lengthy new walkthrough shows off what it’ll look like to actual...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Xbox Series X preview: the next gen feels like a PC
A cool, quiet, and PC-like console Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge These are the Xbox Series X games that will include next-gen optimizations at launch
Microsoft is revealing a “selection” of new and cross-gen Xbox Series X games that will be available at launch with optimizations for both the Series X and Series S consoles. While the...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge When senior citizens are the early adopters
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Digital contact tracing wasn’t up for debate in senior living facilities Continue reading… ...
12:10 pm - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Spider-Cat is already shaping up to be the real hero of Spider-Man: Miles Morales
Spider-Cat is an unlockable costume in Spider-Man: Miles Morales. Spider-Man: Miles Morales is coming to the PS4 and PS5 on November 12th, but this week we got a glimpse of the game’s ...
11:37 am - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge OnePlus pulls Facebook bloatware from the OnePlus 8T
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge OnePlus is removing Facebook bloatware from the OnePlus 8T after the company was criticized for pre-installing Facebook’s apps and services on the On...
11:06 am - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Uber is spamming users with political push notifications ahead of a key gig worker vote
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Unwanted smartphone notifications are always a pain in the app, but not often are these messages so nakedly political as the latest batch sent out...
10:19 am - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Apples HomePod will soon support Dolby Atmos with the Apple TV 4K
Dolby Atmos will be supported by the pre-existing HomePod, but not the HomePod mini. | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Apple’s HomePod is getting a lot more useful as a home cinema ...
09:55 am - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Microsoft extends Xbox Elite 2 controller warranty after hardware issues emerge
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is extending the warranty on its Xbox Elite 2 controller following complaints over hardware issues. “We’ve received claims that a small perc...
08:27 am - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Vivaldi browser gets cyberpunk side-scroller to rival Google Chromes dinosaur game
Image: Vivaldi Chromium-based browser Vivaldi now comes with a built-in game called Vivaldia, a retro side-scroller set in a cyberpunk universe. The game is available with version 3.4 of...
07:17 am - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Microsofts new-look Xbox dashboard is rolling out this week
The October update for Xbox is arriving this week, bringing with it a taste of the next generation. Microsoft has announced that a new dashboard design is rolling out to Xbox consoles as p...
07:00 am - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Snapchat finally lets all iOS users put music in their snaps
Snapchat Snap is making good on its word to bring music to Snapchat and setting itself up to compete even more so with TikTok and Instagram. The company announced today that iOS users ar...
03:00 am - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge DJI announces Ronin S 2 and Ronin SC 2 gimbals
Courtesy of DJI It’s been well over a month since DJI teased its new products, but today it officially announced two new gimbals — the Ronin S 2 and the smaller Ronin SC 2. Both thr...
12:58 am - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Sony will let PS5 owners record their voice chats and snitch on fellow players
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Some PlayStation 4 users who downloaded the latest 8.0 update got an unwelcome surprise this morning: their console informed them that Sony had th...
12:46 am - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Go read how Clear plans to infiltrate every part of daily life
Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty Images With the pandemic essentially halting travel, Clear — once in the business of streamlining security checks at airports — is now in search of ot...
12:35 am - Thu, October 15, 2020
The Verge Forget 5G: MagSafe could be the biggest reason to buy an iPhone 12
By now, you’ve probably read my colleague Nick Statt’s piece about how the iPhone 12’s MagSafe magnetically-attached wireless charging cable opens up a future where iPhones won’t n...
11:15 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Sonys A8G 65-inch OLED TV is just $1,500 right now
This 65-inch A8G OLED TV is $1,500 for a limited time at Amazon We’re in the final day of Prime Day 2020, and there are some stellar Lightning Deals happening. One that’s happening r...
10:21 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge The company formerly known as WeWork will be known as WeWork again
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The We Company, which was once known as WeWork, will change its branding back to WeWork, Reuters reports. It is part of a larger reckoning, as the...
10:09 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Razers Blade 15 Advanced gaming laptop with a 300Hz display is $600 off
This deal will get you a loaded system, with a 300Hz refresh rate display, an RTX 2070 Super Max-Q, and more powerful specs | Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Razer’s Blade 15 Adv...
09:35 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Teespring is offering creators the ability to sell digital merchandise like filters
For both aspiring and established creators, T-shirts and hoodies are so passé — the new wave of merchandise is all digital. Teespring, one of the biggest platforms for creator and infl...
09:31 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day deals for upgrading your PC setup
Image: Razer Have you recently purchased a gaming PC? Are you looking to buy some new equipment for working from home? Amazon’s Prime Day event has a ton of great accessories that will...
09:13 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Nikons Z6 II and Z7 II cameras add 4K60 video and a much-needed second memory card slot
Image: Nikon Nikon has announced its latest full-frame mirrorless cameras, the Z6 II and Z7 II, which improve upon their predecessors with faster performance, improved autofocus, and the...
09:11 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Add 12TB of storage to your desktop for just $175 today
Western Digital 12TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive | Image: Western Digital There are a few hours left before Prime Day 2020 wraps up, but there are still a bunch of deals available to ta...
09:06 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge A spacecraft is about to slingshot around Venus, putting it on course for Mercury
A joint European and Japanese spacecraft is about to slingshot around the planet Venus, performing a short gravitational dance that will change the vehicle’s course through space. This c...
08:24 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Mad Max: Fury Road prequel Furiosa to star Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth
Mad Max: Fury Road prequel Furiosa has found its lead with Anya Taylor-Joy (Split, Emma) in the eponymous role. Chris Hemsworth and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II will also star in the film, thoug...
08:21 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Twitter will ban Holocaust denial posts, following Facebook
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter will ban posts that deny the Holocaust, a company spokesperson confirmed today. The news, first reported by Bloomberg, comes two days afte...
08:09 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Elon Musk, lover of dumb jokes, says hes slashing Tesla Model S price to $69,420
Tesla CEO Elon Musk, lover of dirty jokes and weed jokes, is back at it again. On Wednesday, Musk tweeted that Tesla would be reducing the price of its flagship sedan, the Model S, to $69,...
07:55 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Heres how youll know when youre on Verizons fast or slow 5G on an iPhone 12
Screenshot by Nick Statt / The Verge Verizon’s new ad for the iPhone 12 is introducing another 5G logo, but this one — unlike AT&T’s 5G E one — actually means something. Now,...
07:43 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Belkins first MagSafe products are a wild-looking 3-in-1 charger and a car mount
Apple’s new MagSafe accessory ecosystem isn’t even a day old, but Belkin is already getting started with new charging accessories that use the magnetic charging system with the introdu...
07:40 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Google Glass is adding Meet so remote supervisors can see through field workers eyes
Image: Google You probably haven’t thought about Google Glass in a while, but the Enterprise Edition of its heads-up display is getting a neat new trick: it’ll be able to use Google ...
07:30 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Prime Day 2020 ends later today, but these deals are still happening
Day two of Amazon Prime Day 2020 is underway, and you have until later tonight at 12AM PT / 3AM ET to get in on all of the deals. If you were shopping the Prime Day deals yesterday, you li...
07:30 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Acers 27-inch 4K 144Hz gaming monitor with G-Sync support was cheaper than ever today (gone!)
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Lightning Deal for Acer’s 27-inch 4K Predator gaming monitor at Amazon lasted about 10 seconds. For a brief flash of time, it dropped fr...
07:23 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Apple TV app arrives on some of Sonys latest 4K TVs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For the first time, Apple’s Apple TV app is making its way to Android TV. Sony has announced that, as of today, the app will begin rolling out i...
07:18 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge First scientist slated to fly to space on Virgin Galactics suborbital tourist rocket
Image: Virgin Galactic Planetary scientist Alan Stern will become one of the first researchers to fly to space on board a future flight of Virgin Galactic’s tourist spaceplane. Stern w...
07:04 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Canons EOS M50 Mark II camera adds new features for vlogging and live-streaming
Photo: Canon Vlogging from home has become more and more popular as video creators are driven indoors and are coming up with new and interesting ways to entertain their fans. A new versi...
06:14 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Spotify now has its own iOS 14 widget
Image: Spotify In the weeks since iOS 14’s release, more and more apps have been adding new features that take advantage of what’s in Apple’s latest update. And now, Spotify is joi...
05:55 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day 2020 deals on gaming
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you are looking to buy some games that are on your backlist or a new gaming peripheral for your setup, Prime Day 2020 might have some deals...
05:45 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Sonys best noise-canceling headphones are on sale at an all-time low price for Prime Day
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The second and final day of Prime Day 2020 is here, but there are still a ton of deals to take advantage of for the next several hours, including this fa...
05:41 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge The best headphone deals you can get during Prime Day 2020
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 has brought several good deals on headphones of all kinds, including Sony’s new WH-1000XM4 wireless over-ear model that has some ...
05:34 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge The best anti-Prime Day 2020 deals
Best Buy You’re probably aware that Amazon Prime Day 2020 is in its final day, the big annual sale full of deals that are exclusive to Prime members. However, other retailers are putti...
05:10 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day 2020 deals on Chromebooks and Windows laptops
Razer Blade 15 Advanced gaming laptop | Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge If you are looking for a new Windows laptop or Chromebook, whether it’s for school, video meetings with fr...
04:59 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Take a breather with the winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Yearcompetition
“The Embrace” by Sergey Gorshkov took this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year grand title at the Natural History Museum in London. | Photo by Sergey Gorshkov / Wildlife Photogra...
04:50 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Apple cuts EarPods and iPhone charger prices by $10 after it stops bundling them
After months of rumors, Apple announced yesterday that it would be removing wired EarPod headphones and wall chargers from iPhone boxes. The only accessory you get in the box is a USB-C to...
04:38 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge How real-world violence led Facebook to overturn its most controversial policy
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th I. The biggest trend at platforms this month is changing your mind. Facebook belatedly banned QAnon. Twitter tapped the brakes on retweets. And on Monday...
04:33 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day deals for upgrading your PC setup
Image: Razer Have you recently purchased a gaming PC? Are you looking to buy some new equipment for working from home? Amazon’s Prime Day event has a ton of great accessories that will...
04:07 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge JBLs portable Bluetooth speaker is just $20 for Prime Day
Amazon We’re closing in on the end of Prime Day 2020, but there are still plenty of good deals going live on Amazon. Starting now, you can buy JBL’s highly rated Go 2 speaker for jus...
03:56 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge The iPhone 12 mini seems like the small iPhone Ive been waiting for
Image: Apple This week, Apple unveiled the iPhone mini, the smallest iPhone it has debuted in years, and it looks like the iPhone I’ve been wanting for a very long time. I haven’t be...
03:48 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day 2020 deals on gaming
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you are looking to buy some games that are on your backlist or a new gaming peripheral for your setup, Prime Day 2020 might have some deals...
03:48 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Apples revived MagSafe charging standard opens the door for a portless iPhone
Image: Apple Apple revived one of its more beloved technologies, MagSafe, at its annual iPhone reveal on Tuesday, showing off a new line of smartphones with magnets built into the back f...
03:47 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Zoom launches marketplace for paid events and new third-party app integrations
Videoconferencing app Zoom is trying to keep its lockdown success rolling with two big new features: a marketplace called OnZoom that will allow users to schedule and monetize virtual even...
03:07 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge YouTube will remove videos with COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Videos containing COVID-19 vaccine misinformation will be removed from YouTube, the platform announced today. Content about a vaccine that contrad...
03:00 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Microsofts new image-captioning AI will help accessibility in Word, Outlook, and beyond
The image captioning algorithm will be used to improve apps like Seeing AI, here being used by developer Florian Beijers. | Image: Microsoft / Maurice Jager Microsoft has developed a ne...
03:00 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Google Pixel 5 review: new phone, old tricks
Google goes back to its old tricks, mostly for the better Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Google Pixel 4A 5G review: more than just a bigger budget phone
The 5G is nice, but the improved processor matters more Continue reading… ...
02:48 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge OnePlus announces even cheaper OnePlus Buds Z with ear tips this time
Image: OnePlus Alongside the new OnePlus 8T smartphone, the company has just announced its second pair of true wireless earbuds. At just $45.99, the OnePlus Buds Z are priced even more a...
01:54 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Prime Day 2020 ends later today, but these deals are still happening
Photography by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Day two of Amazon Prime Day 2020 is underway, and you have until later tonight at 12:00AM PT / 3:00AM ET to get in on all of the deals. If you we...
01:38 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Milla Jovovich trades zombies for giant monsters in first full Monster Hunter trailer
After several years of trying to take down zombies in Resident Evil, Milla Jovovich is teaming up with an army of soldiers to take on a mega monster invasion in Monster Hunter. Based on C...
01:30 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Spotify will let its podcast hosts include full songs in their shows
Spotify Spotify is tying podcasts and music close together. The company announced today that it’s testing a new podcast format that’ll allow podcast listeners to hear entire music tr...
01:22 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge How to choose between all the new iPhone 12 models
From left to right: the iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12, and iPhone 12 mini There are a lot more iPhones than there used to be these days. Picking a phone used to be simple: ...
01:03 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Here are the best iPad deals right now
Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Deals on Apple’s iPad are more common than you might think. Whether you’re after the most affordable iPad, the high-end iPad Pro, or something in be...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Lucid Motors unveils a $69,900 version of its long-range, luxury electric sedan
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Lucid Motors is releasing a “more attainable” version of its recently revealed luxury electric sedan, the Lucid Air. At an unveiling even...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit is a simple racer that can feel like magic
Photo: Nintendo There are some trade-offs, but overall Home Circuit is a great twist on Mario Kart Continue reading… ...
12:46 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge The best Prime Day 2020 deals
Amazon Prime Day 2020 is back for another day full of tech deals, and it will conclude later tonight at 12:00AM PT / 3:00AM ET. So, if you have a Prime membership, your time to take advant...
12:06 pm - Wed, October 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...
12:00 pm - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge The best Kindle and Echo deals you can get during Prime Day 2020
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 is here, and the retailer has slashed the prices across a slew of items and categories, including Amazon’s own devices. Whether y...
11:57 am - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day 2020 deals on Chromebooks and Windows laptops
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you are looking for a new Windows laptop or Chromebook, whether it’s for school, video meetings with friends, or even for your new work f...
11:51 am - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge The best Prime Day 2020 deals
Amazon Prime Day 2020 is back for another day full of tech deals, and it will conclude later tonight at 12:00AM PT / 3:00AM ET. So, if you have a Prime membership, your time to take advant...
11:50 am - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day 2020 deals on gaming
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you are looking to buy some games that are on your backlist or a new gaming peripheral for your setup, Prime Day 2020 might have some deals...
11:45 am - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day deals for upgrading your PC setup
Image: Razer Have you recently purchased a gaming PC? Are you looking to buy some new equipment for working from home? Amazon’s Prime Day event has a ton of great accessories that will...
11:45 am - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge The iPhone 12 Pro Max could be Apples biggest camera jump in years
Apple has announced its iPhone 12 lineup, and as ever, the phones’ camera systems were the focus of much of the company’s presentation. This year, though, there’s more to differentia...
10:08 am - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge New WordPress tool automatically turns blog posts into tweetstorms
The tool takes a blog post (left) and automatically turns it into a Twitter thread (right). | Image: Wordpress WordPress has introduced a new feature that automatically posts entire blog...
08:12 am - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Apple bundles free three-month Apple Arcade trial with new device purchases
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Anyone who buys a new iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod touch, or Apple TV after October 22nd gets free three-month trial of Apple Arcade, Apple has an...
06:30 am - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Breaking down Apples three new iPhone 12 camera systems
Image: Apple Apple has just announced its iPhone 12 lineup, and as part of today’s announcements, the company introduced a dizzying amount of camera tech scattered amongst the new iPho...
04:51 am - Wed, October 14, 2020
The Verge Canons PowerShot Zoom is like a pocket telescope that takes photos
Canon has announced the PowerShot Zoom, an unusual camera that’s more like a digital monocular than a point-and-shoot. The company has been showing off the idea for a while and recently ...
10:45 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge The iPhone 12s mysterious groove is a 5G mmWave antenna window and its exclusive to the US
Apple has announced its very first 5G iPhones: the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. They range in price from $729 to well north of $1,100, but — as Apple p...
10:01 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge The $299 Oculus Quest 2 VR headset starts shipping today
The Oculus Quest 2, Facebook’s new virtual reality headset, has started shipping today. The Quest 2 is a cheaper, revamped version of the original 2019 Quest. It’s got the same untethe...
09:35 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge All of the best Prime Day kitchen deals (so far)
From pots and pans to air fryers and rice cookers. Continue reading… ...
09:01 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge AMC Theaters warns that it could run out of cash by the end of 2020
Alexi Rosenfeld / Getty Images AMC Theaters is warning investors that without a steady flow of movies to bring people into the remaining theaters it has open, the company could run out o...
09:00 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge NASA astronaut set to launch on Russian rocket as US transitions to private spacecraft
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins (L) with Russian cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov (C) and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov (R). | Image: NASA A new crew of three astronauts are launching to the International S...
08:50 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Prime Day 2020 deals you can get right now
The Amazon Echo Buds are $80 during Prime Day 2020 | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 is here, happening now and lasting until 11:59PM PT on October 14th. We’ve l...
08:36 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Solar energy reaches historically low costs
Photo by Manuel Romano/NurPhoto via Getty Images In some parts of the world, solar power is now the cheapest source of electricity in history, thanks to policies encouraging renewable en...
08:05 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Apples iPhone 12 can wirelessly charge twice as fast, but only with a MagSafe charger
Image: Apple Apple’s new iPhone 12 line will be able to access faster wireless charging speeds of 15W in line with the most up-to-date Qi standard, but there’s a catch: you’ll have...
07:52 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge How the iPhone 12 compares to the top Android devices
iPhone 12 vs. Pixel 5 vs. OnePlus 8 vs. Galaxy S20 vs. Galaxy Note 20 Continue reading… ...
07:35 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Prime Day 2020 deals you can get right now
The Amazon Echo Buds are $80 during Prime Day 2020 | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 is here, happening now and lasting until 11:59PM PT on October 14th. We’ve l...
07:34 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge The best anti-Prime Day 2020 deals
Best Buy You’re probably aware that Amazon Prime Day 2020 is underway, the big annual sale full of deals that are exclusive to Prime members. However, other retailers are putting up so...
07:31 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Job training at Google sounds very normal
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It is unclear to me why The New York Times is making such a big deal of Google’s incredibly normal job-training practices! Google employees can ...
07:09 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Google starts rolling out Duplex feature that can call salons to book a haircut for you
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Assistant will soon be able to book a haircut for you by calling a salon and requesting a time on your behalf. The feature was announced tw...
07:06 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Go read about how Facebook bends its rules for world leaders
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is a basically unprecedented piece of technology. Every month, a single platform gives over 2.5 billion people a specially curated select...
07:05 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Apples iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini cost $30 extra for anyone whos not an AT&T or Verizon customer
Image: Apple Apple just announced that its iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini will start at $799 and $699, respectively, but there’s a big asterisk attached: those starting prices are only f...
06:54 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Disneys major reorganization is good news for anyone who loves Disney Plus
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Streaming was always going to be a big part of Disney’s next phase, but now it’s clear that Disney Plus is truly the company’s future. Disne...
06:25 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day 2020 deals on gaming
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you are looking to buy some games that are on your backlist or a new gaming peripheral for your setup, Prime Day 2020 might have some deals...
06:17 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Prime Day 2020 deals you can get right now
The Samsung Galaxy S20 is one of the many tech products discounted during Amazon Prime Day 2020. | Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 is here, happening now and last...
06:16 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day 2020 deals on gaming
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you are looking to buy some games that are on your backlist or a new gaming peripheral for your setup, Prime Day 2020 might have some deals...
06:15 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Beats announces $50 Beats Flex earbuds with USB-C and 12-hour battery life
Image: Beats Beats is today announcing what the company says are its “most affordable premium wireless earphones to date.” The new $49.99 Beats Flex earbuds are an evolution of the n...
06:11 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day deals for upgrading your PC setup
Image: Razer Have you recently purchased a gaming PC? Are you looking to buy some new equipment for working from home? Amazon’s Prime Day event has a ton of great accessories that will...
05:53 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Apples new iPhones wont ship with earbuds or wall chargers
Apple says not including the accessories makes for a smaller box. | Image: Apple Apple’s new iPhone 12 lineup ships without a wall charger or pair of Lightning earbuds in the box to re...
05:47 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max announced with larger displays, updated design, and 5G
Apple has officially announced its 2020 flagship iPhones: the $999 iPhone 12 Pro and $1,099 12 Pro Max, featuring support for 5G and a new squared-off design that’s reminiscent of the iP...
05:46 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Netflix no longer offers free trials in the US
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix has removed the option for potential subscribers in the United States to test the service with a free trial, the company confirmed to The ...
05:45 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Apple announces iPhone 12 mini, the smallest and lightest 5G phone in the world
Apple is announcing a new iPhone 12 mini today. It’s the first time Apple has used the “mini” moniker on its iPhone line, after using it on the iPod mini, iPad mini, and Mac mini pr...
05:38 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Apple brings back MagSafe charging, but only for the new iPhones
Image: Apple Apple has revived its MagSafe charging brand with a twist: it’s no longer for its MacBook line but instead for the new iPhone 12 line. The announcement, made during the co...
05:27 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge iPhone 12 only uses 5G when necessary to save battery life
Apple’s new iPhone 12 lineup will be the first to feature 5G. However, it’ll only use the faster networking speeds some of the time, thanks to a new “Smart Data Mode,” which will t...
04:10 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Prime Day 2020 deals you can get right now
The Samsung Galaxy S20 is one of the many tech products discounted during Amazon Prime Day 2020. | Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 is here, happening now and last...
03:34 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day deals for upgrading your PC setup
Image: Razer Have you recently purchased a gaming PC? Are you looking to buy some new equipment for working from home? Amazon’s Prime Day event has a ton of great accessories that will...
03:25 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day 2020 deals on Chromebooks and Windows laptops
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you are looking for a new Windows laptop or Chromebook, whether it’s for school, video meetings with friends, or even for your new work f...
03:22 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge The best anti-Prime Day 2020 deals
Best Buy You’re probably aware that Amazon Prime Day 2020 is underway, the big annual sale full of deals that are exclusive to Prime members. However, other retailers are putting up so...
02:50 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Lets review Samsungs big 2020 lineup
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Every Tuesday this month, Vergecast co-host Dieter Bohn will host a series of discussions diving deep into tech review season, each focusing on a specifi...
02:50 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Best Prime Day 2020 deals on gaming
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you are looking to buy some games that are on your backlist or a new gaming peripheral for your setup, Prime Day 2020 might have some deals...
02:33 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge iPhone 12 and more: all the announcements from Apples October 13th event
Stay up to date on all the latest news from the event Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Panasonic announces tiny box-shaped Micro Four Thirds video camera
Panasonic has announced the Lumix BGH1, a unique device that the company describes as a “box-style mirrorless cinema and live event camera.” It has a Micro Four Thirds sensor and a com...
01:59 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Blue Origin launches and lands a New Shepard rocket on its seventh trip to space
Update October 13th, 9:53AM ET: New Shepard successfully took off at 9:36AM ET, climbing to a height of about 66 miles up. Both the rocket and crew capsule returned safely to Earth followi...
01:59 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Johnson & Johnson pauses COVID-19 vaccine trial due to unexplained illness
Illustration by Ana Kova Johnson & Johnson’s clinical trial of its COVID-19 vaccine was paused after a volunteer came down with an unexplained illness. The company did not disclose...
01:42 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge League of Legends latest champion is a colorful pop star
The newest character to join the fantasy strategy game League of Legends is a pop star who started out as a social media influencer. League developer Riot has officially unveiled Seraphine...
01:15 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Prime Day 2020 deals you can get right now
The Samsung Galaxy S20 is one of the many tech products discounted during Amazon Prime Day 2020. | Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 is here, happening now and last...
01:15 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge The best Kindle and Echo deals you can get during Prime Day 2020
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 is here, and the retailer has slashed the prices across a slew of items and categories, including Amazon’s own devices. Whether y...
01:07 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Apples new HomePod mini speaker revealed in leaked images
Image: @evleaks Photos of Apple’s next smart speaker, the HomePod mini, have leaked hours ahead of the company’s big product event happening today. The images, published by Evan Blas...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Surface Laptop Go review: a case study in cost cutting
$900 for these specs? Continue reading… ...
12:57 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Apples iPhone 12 lineup leaks in full ahead of event
iPhone 12 Pro (left) and iPhone 12 (right). | Image: Evan Blass (Voice) Apple will reveal its latest iPhones in just a few hours, but if you can’t wait until the official announcement,...
12:45 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge The best anti-Prime Day 2020 deals
Best Buy You’re probably aware that Amazon Prime Day 2020 is underway, the big annual sale full of deals that are exclusive to Prime members. However, other retailers are putting up so...
12:09 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge The best anti-Prime Day 2020 deals
Best Buy You’re probably aware that Amazon Prime Day 2020 is underway, the big annual sale full of deals that are exclusive to Prime members. However, other retailers are putting up so...
12:00 pm - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge How to watch todays Apple iPhone event
If you were disappointed that no new phones were introduced at Apple’s “Time Flies” event last month, you can rest easy — Apple plans to introduce a rumored four brand-new iPhones ...
11:48 am - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge The best headphone deals you can get during Prime Day 2020
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 has brought several good deals on headphones of all kinds, including Sony’s new WH-1000XM4 wireless, over-ear model that has some...
11:34 am - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Prime Day 2020 deals you can get right now
The Samsung Galaxy S20 is one of the many tech products discounted during Amazon Prime Day 2020. | Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 is here, happening now and last...
11:30 am - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge The Verges guide to Prime Day 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 is finally here. It’s the two-day window of time when Prime members get exclusive access to some of the year’s best deal...
10:35 am - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Blues World of Warcraft themed Yeti mic has voice filters to make you sound like an orc
Image: Blue Microphones Logitech subsidiary Blue Microphones has announced a new World of Warcraft special edition of its Yeti X microphone. As well as a gold-and-gray color scheme inspi...
09:56 am - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Heres Doom running on a Samsung fridge thanks to xCloud
Doom Eternal running on a Samsung fridge. | Richard Mallard (Instagram) I’m fairly sure cars were supposed to be flying by now, but instead we’ve managed something else that would ha...
09:14 am - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge eBay launches sneaker authentication service to combat counterfeit sales
Once verified, the sneakers get a small eBay tag. | Image: eBay eBay is launching a new sneaker authentication service to verify that shoes sold on the platform match what their listings...
07:00 am - Tue, October 13, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Prime Day 2020 deals you can get right now
The Samsung Galaxy S20 is one of the many tech products discounted during Amazon Prime Day 2020. | Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 is here, starting right now and...
11:01 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge Facebook donates 1 million to help save UKs WWII code-breaking center Bletchley Park
A former Bletchley Park employee, Jean Valentine, handles part of the Turing Bombe — an electromechanical computer used to crack Nazi Germany’s Enigma code during WWII. | Photo by Rui V...
08:59 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge US joins six countries in new call for backdoor encryption access
On Monday, the US Department of Justice signed on to a new international statement warning of the dangers of encryption and calling for an industry-wide effort to enable law enforcement ag...
08:41 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge Alphabets latest X project is a crop-sniffing plant buggy
Photo: Alphabet Alphabet’s X lab, the former Google division that launched the Waymo self-driving car unit and other ambitious projects, has officially announced its latest “moonshot...
08:36 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge YouTube Music is now a whole lot easier to stream on TVs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Monday, YouTube announced a number of updates for its YouTube Music TV app, including TVs running Android TV OS and the new Chromecast with Goo...
08:11 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge The best Prime Day deals you can get right now
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 begins in the early hours of Tuesday, October 13th, lasting through Wednesday night. That’s when you’ll see some of the year’...
08:06 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Note 10 is down to $550 at eBay
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 is available for $550 from Microsoft’s eBay store, its lowest price yet. Normally the phone costs $950 and previo...
07:30 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge In a rare move, a Netflix original will stream on free streaming service Pluto TV
Image: Netflix In a rare licensing move, Netflix’s hit drama series Narcos will be available to stream for free on ViacomCBS’s Pluto TV beginning on October 20th. The deal marks the...
07:00 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge Panasonic has made it way easier to use Lumix cameras as webcams
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Panasonic has released an official Lumix webcam app, as first spotted by PetaPixel. The software, still in beta since its quiet release late last month, ...
06:06 pm - Mon, October 12, 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...
06:04 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge MSCHF is going to pay people to hate on brands using viral TikToks
After an escalating series of viral stunts, internet collective MSCHF is taking on advertising itself. On Monday, the collective posted a series of jingles on TikTok aimed as a broadside a...
05:03 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge Wisconsin denies Foxconn tax subsidies after contract negotiations fail
The Foxconn name displayed outside of an office building on Wednesday, May 8 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Foxconn is a electronics contract manufacturing company, which is constructing a p...
04:25 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge Samsung announces an even cheaper 5G phone
Samsung has announced the Galaxy A42 5G, the latest in its lineup of more reasonably priced and lower-specced A-series phones. The A42 is now Samsung’s cheapest phone with 5G, selling fo...
04:19 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge Earths next mini-moon might be space junk from the 1960s
A Centaur rocket sends NASA’s Surveyor 1 mission to the Moon in 1966. A few months later, a similar Centaur rocket would launch Surveyor 2. Researchers think that a newly-discovered aster...
04:02 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge The best Prime Day deals you can get right now
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 begins in the early hours of Tuesday, October 13th, lasting through Wednesday night. That’s when you’ll see some of the year’...
03:48 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge Head of Russian space program calls for more international cooperation in NASAs Moon plans
Dmitry Rogozin | Photo by Alexander Ryumin\TASS via Getty Images The head of Russia’s space program said today that NASA’s plans to send people back to the Moon are “too US-centric...
03:42 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge After two whiffs, Razers latest Tomahawk PC cases look practical enough to actually exist
Last January, we showed you Razer’s awesome-looking Tomahawk Elite desktop PC case, with its gull-wing doors and auto-lifting lid for excessive heat. This January, I told you about the ...
03:00 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge Rez Infinite is still a VR classic on the Oculus Quest
Enhance’s Oculus Quest version of Rez Infinite is coming just in time for the release of the new Quest 2 headset. The Quest version will be released on Tuesday, October 13th — the same...
02:53 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge Facebook bans Holocaust denial content
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has announced it will remove all content on its platform that “denies or distorts the Holocaust.” The company says this expansion of ...
02:00 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge Googles Nest announces new smart thermostat with simpler design, lower price
The new Nest Thermostat ditches the traditional rotating dial for a simpler, touch strip control system | Photo: Google Google’s Nest smart home division has a new smart thermostat ava...
02:00 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge What to expect from Apples iPhone 12 event
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple’s next fall event kicks off tomorrow at 1PM ET, when the company is widely expected to reveal its new iPhone 12 lineup of smartphones....
12:33 pm - Mon, October 12, 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...
12:23 pm - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge The best Prime Day deals you can already get
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020 begins in the early hours of Tuesday, October 13th, lasting through Wednesday night. That’s when you’ll see some of the year’...
11:00 am - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge 5G alone wont be enough to justify buying an iPhone this year
This week, Apple will announce this year’s new iPhones. We’re expecting there to be four of them: the iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12, and a smaller one that might be calle...
10:04 am - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge Grounded airline planes turned into pop-up restaurants sell out in 30 minutes
All the joy of plane food, without having to leave the ground. | Image: Singapore Airlines Amidst plunging revenues due to the pandemic, Singapore Airlines is turning two of its Airbus A...
05:00 am - Mon, October 12, 2020
The Verge Apples AirPods Pro are cheaper than ever today at Woot
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Woot is offering one of the best pre-Prime Day 2020 deals so far. Apple’s AirPods Pro wireless earbuds are $190, which is the best price we...
07:11 pm - Sun, October 11, 2020
The Verge Twitter flags, limits sharing on Trump tweet about being immune to coronavirus
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter disabled some sharing options on a tweet from President Trump on Sunday, and labeled it for violating its rules against spreading coronavi...
05:05 pm - Sun, October 11, 2020
The Verge New Trailers: The Stand, A Teacher, The Watch, The West Wing, and more
Martin Sheen reprises his role as President Bartlet | HBOMax I know I am very late to the party (by like five years) but just started watching Grace and Frankie on Netflix and can I just...
02:30 pm - Sun, October 11, 2020
The Verge After an early pandemic shortage computers are shipping again, Canalys reports
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Computer manufacturers shipped 79 million personal computers in the third quarter of 2020, an uptick of 13 percent year-over-year with Lenovo leading the...
01:30 pm - Sun, October 11, 2020
The Verge On TikTok, men arent the only skating superstars
Photo Collage by Alex Castro / The Verge The skatepark is a lot more welcoming online Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Sun, October 11, 2020
The Verge xCloud is an unfinished but inspiring glimpse of how we might game in the future
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s cloud gaming service can’t compete with Stadia right now, but it’s getting there Continue reading… ...
08:49 pm - Sat, October 10, 2020
The Verge Launch of NASAs SpaceX Crew-1 mission delayed until November
The crew access arm leading to the Crew Dragon, atop the Falcon 9 | Image: SpaceX NASA has delayed the launch of the SpaceX Crew-1 mission until early- to mid-November, the agency announ...
05:27 pm - Sat, October 10, 2020
The Verge Huawei tweets it will debut its Mate 40 devices on October 22nd
Huawei Huawei has tweeted that it will reveal its Mate 40 series on October 22nd, likely the last of its phones to have Kirin chips— at least for the foreseeable future— due to the o...
05:00 pm - Sat, October 10, 2020
The Verge After two whiffs, Razers latest Tomahawk PC cases look practical enough to actually exist
Last January, we showed you Razer’s awesome-looking Tomahawk Elite desktop PC case, with its gull-wing doors and auto-lifting lid for excessive heat. This January, I told you about the ...
05:00 pm - Sat, October 10, 2020
The Verge Razers newest Blade Stealth 13 has 11th Gen Intel chips and an OLED screen option
Razer Razer’s Blade Stealth 13 is one of the best portable gaming laptops you can buy. Today, the company is giving it a refresh: it just announced a “late 2020” model of its 13-in...
04:39 pm - Sat, October 10, 2020
The Verge Razers first gaming chair is a curvier Secretlab Omega / Titan with fancy lumbar support
It’s not clear whether Razer commissioned Secretlab to build an exclusive new gaming chair, or simply decided to copy one of today’s oft-cited favorites, but the new $499 Razer Iskur i...
02:04 pm - Sat, October 10, 2020
The Verge Peloton appears to have removed QAnon-related hashtags from its platform
Peloton has removed several hashtags related to the QAnon conspiracy theory from its virtual exercise platform, Business Insider reported. The move followed a tweet from a Washington Post ...
02:00 pm - Sat, October 10, 2020
The Verge How to find the best deals during Prime Day 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Aside from Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Prime Day has become one of the biggest shopping moments of the year. It’s a two-day stretch wherein A...
02:00 pm - Sat, October 10, 2020
The Verge Trumps COVID-19 experience doesnt prove anything
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge President Donald Trump says he’s recovered from COVID-19. Outside doctors say it’s too soon for him to return to public events, he’s coughin...
10:32 am - Sat, October 10, 2020
The Verge Fiido D11 folding electric bike review: $999 and worth it
You get what you pay for Continue reading… ...
12:32 am - Sat, October 10, 2020
The Verge Amazon has canceled Crucible, its free-to-play multiplayer shooter that had already been returned to closed beta
Image: Amazon Game Studios Amazon has officially canceled Crucible, its free-to-play multiplayer shooter. It’s the end of a rocky journey for the game, which was first launched in May ...
10:30 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Epic judge permanently restrains Apple from blocking Unreal Engine, but wont force Fortnite
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Fortnite won’t be coming back to the App Store any time soon. On Friday, Judge Yvonne Gonzales Rogers refused to grant Epic Games a preliminary ...
09:56 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Apple is starting to ship devices directly from its stores
Apple is shifting how it ships devices to consumers: instead of sending out all of its hardware products directly from China or from local warehouses, the company is now going to use its n...
09:33 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Google Meet is getting breakout rooms, but only for some education customers to start
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google’s Meet videoconferencing service is getting breakout rooms, but they’ll only be available to Google Workspace Enterprise for Education ...
08:27 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Disney Plus finally understands how fans want to watch Marvel movies
My biggest complaint about Disney Plus for the longest time was that it didn’t seem to understand how people (read: me) want to watch movies. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a perfect e...
08:24 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Pakistan bans TikTok for immoral and indecent videos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Pakistan’s telecom regulator has banned TikTok, claiming the app failed to remove “immoral” and “indecent” content. The ban comes just o...
07:17 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Hurricane Delta is the latest disaster in a vicious season
Local volunteers help board up a business ahead of Hurricane Delta on October 8th, 2020, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Residents along the Gulf Coast are bracing for the arrival of Delta, whi...
06:33 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge iPhone 12: everything we think we know about Apples 2020 5G iPhones, which could be announced on October 13th
The iPhone 11 Pro. Not an iPhone 12. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple is likely taking the wraps off its 2020 iPhones at an event on October 13th, and with just days t...
06:23 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Heres how playing PS4 games on the PlayStation 5 will work
The PlayStation 5 offers backwards compatibility for the existing PlayStation 4 lineup of games, meaning you’ll be able to play almost any PS4 game you already own on the new console. So...
05:34 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Twitter is fighting election chaos by urging users to quote tweet instead of retweet
Illustration by Alex Castro Twitter announced a slew of temporary changes on Friday aimed at staving off abuse around the November 3rd US presidential election. Tweets that include prema...
05:27 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Google contractor accused of offshoring jobs in retaliation for union campaign
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google contractors who recently unionized say their jobs are being slowly shipped to Poland. On Thursday, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB...
05:00 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Valorants new character Skye lets you summon a magic green pup to scout the map
Image: Riot Games Riot’s tactical shooter Valorant is entering its third season, which the developer is calling Act 3, on October 13th, and we’ve just seen the last of the update’s...
04:48 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge The Good Lord Bird is a timely reminder that Americans arent usually fans of progress
Showtime At a time when American politicians and media personalities speak glibly of patriotism and freedom, it’s easy to forget that very few people who dedicated themselves to advanc...
04:20 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge TikTok partners with John Lennon estate to bring classic songs to creators
TikTok and the John Lennon estate (alongside Universal Music) are marking the late singer’s 80th birthday by partnering to give creators access to several of his most popular songs. “...
03:56 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Vergecast: the final tech antitrust report from Congress
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This week, the House Judiciary Committee released its final report on tech antitrust, concluding that Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook are exer...
03:47 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Sony reveals PS5 will play most PS4 games, but some may exhibit errors
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Sony is detailing its PS5 backward compatibility support for playing older PS4 games today. The next-gen PS5 will support more than 4,000 PS4 game...
03:22 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Yelp will alert users when a business has been accused of racist behavior
Yelp plans to alert users when a business on its platform has been accused of racist conduct, the company announced in a blog post. When someone associated with a business is accused of or...
02:59 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge The US Army is testing augmented reality goggles for dogs
The AR goggles will allow military canine handlers to issue commands remotely. | Image: US Army The US Army is trialing a new technology that could “fundamentally change how military ...
02:46 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge A beginners guide to using Zoom
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Before the pandemic, many companies were already using the videoconferencing app Zoom for business meetings, interviews, and other purposes. These...
02:15 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Oracle and Googles Supreme Court showdown was a battle of metaphors
Alex Castro Google v. Oracle, a decade-long war over the future of software, neared its end in the Supreme Court this week as a battle of metaphors. Over the course of two hours, justice...
02:00 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Star Wars: Squadrons multiplayer is the space combat game Ive been waiting for
Image: EA / Motive Studios Uncertain, the future is Continue reading… ...
01:14 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Microsofts first Xbox Series X commercial features a lot of Halo
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is launching its marketing campaign for its next-gen Xbox Series X and Series S consoles today. The theme of the first TV commercial expands on ...
01:00 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Bose QuietComfort Earbuds review: noise-canceling champion
Good sound quality and best-in-class noise cancellation come in an awkwardly big case Continue reading… ...
12:30 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Netflixs Haunting of Bly Manor is a puzzle box disguised as a ghost story
Photo: Eike Schroter/Netflix Let’s just get this out of the way: the follow-up to Netflix’s excellent horror series The Haunting of Hill House is nowhere near as scary as its predece...
12:00 pm - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Hades greatest achievement is its brilliantly designed endgame
Image: Supergiant Games Much has been said about the genius of Supergiant Games’ Hades. The indie game blends the best of multiple genres to create a unique and accessible take on the ...
11:34 am - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Charming DIY project adds 3D-printed joysticks and triggers to a PS4 controller
After delighting us with his 3D-printed joystick and throttle, which turned an Xbox One controller into a DIY HOTAS (hands on throttle-and-stick) setup, YouTuber Akaki Kuumeri has returned...
11:32 am - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Microsoft is letting employees work from home permanently
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is allowing its employees to work from home permanently. While the vast majority of Microsoft employees are still working from home duri...
11:23 am - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge IBM will spinoff legacy business to focus on cloud andAIservices
Photo by Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images IBM is splitting into two public companies, with a spin-off handling the firm’s legacy IT infrastructure work, allowing IBM to focus on new high-ma...
11:23 am - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge IBM will spin off legacy business to focus on cloud andAIservices
Photo by Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images IBM is splitting into two public companies, with a spin-off handling the firm’s legacy IT infrastructure work, allowing IBM to focus on new high-ma...
09:49 am - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge iPhone 12 lineups pricing and release dates detailed in new leak
Last year’s iPhone 11 lineup. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A new leak has provided extensive details about what Apple could announce at its October 13th event. In line...
09:12 am - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Heres what the OnePlus 8T looks like
Ishan Agarwal (Twitter) Following an earlier leak of the OnePlus 8T from the front, we now have a pretty good idea of what the phone will look like around the back as well. CEO Pete Lau ...
07:00 am - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Devialet announces $299 Gemini wireless earbuds
French audio tech company Devialet is known for its outlandish speakers, and now it’s getting into portable audio for the first time with a new pair of wireless earbuds. The company says...
01:46 am - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Microsoft is bringing xCloud to iOS via the web
Microsoft is working on a “direct browser-based solution” to bring xCloud to iOS early next year. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that the company has been dev...
01:01 am - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Alienware has its own RTX 3080 GPU, and its new monitors are bringing the hertz
When it comes to pre-built desktops, I’ve nearly bought an Alienware Aurora several times over the years, because the company’s toolless upgradable chassis and bang-for-the-buck has be...
12:07 am - Fri, October 9, 2020
The Verge Renders of Googles gigantic San Jose campus show how it could feel more like a neighborhood
San Jose residents will notice a problem with this image: the real historic water building faces the Guadalupe River. | Image: Google Google is planning to build a gigantic new “Downt...
11:39 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Roku is bringing its Roku Channel to Amazon Fire TV, which makes sense
The Roku Channel, Roku’s free streaming service that offers more than 100,000 ad-supported titles and 115 live TV channels, is now available to Amazon Fire TV users, the company announce...
10:41 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Disneys next Pixar movie will skip theaters for Disney Plus this December
Disney will premiere its next Pixar film, Soul, on Disney Plus this Christmas instead of releasing it theatrically in countries where Disney Plus is available. The film was originally sche...
09:30 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Niagara Falls new ferry boats are electric, and theyre not alone
Photo by Maxym Marusenko/NurPhoto via Getty Images Tourists to Niagara Falls can now ride all-electric ferries past the iconic waterfalls. The two ferries made their debut in New York on...
09:20 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge The PlayStation Store is reportedly getting an update later this month
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you prefer buying older PlayStation games over the web or on mobile, you may not be able to do that for much longer. Sony has informed develope...
08:33 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Androids new sound notifications can let you know when your dog is barking
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Android phones can now notify you when they detect certain sounds, which could notify people who are deaf or hard of hearing about important sound...
08:33 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Amazon Prime Day 2020: all of our latest coverage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Including deals happening outside of Amazon, too Continue reading… ...
08:24 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Google might release a $129 Nest thermostat with built-in radar soon
Photo by Jake Kastrenakes / The Verge Google is getting ready to release a new $129 Nest thermostat that will apparently switch out some of the touch-based controls found on other Nest t...
07:52 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Heres where you can preorder the Xbox Series S and Series X consoles
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge The Xbox Series S and Series X consoles will both be available starting on November 10th, and you can ensure you’ll have one on launch day by placing a ...
07:52 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Heres how to preorder the PS5
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...
07:40 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Google Fi now directly sells Samsung phones and adds a new 5G map
Photo by Brennan King / The Verg Google is expanding the phones that it sells directly to use with its Google Fi network, with the company now offering six of Samsung’s latest 5G phone...
07:20 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Apple TV Plus extending free trial subscriptions to February 2021
Image: Apple Apple is extending Apple TV Plus subscribers’ free period to February 2021, Apple confirmed to The Verge. TechCrunch first reported the story. The free trial period that ...
07:15 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Note 20 review: stylus tax
It’s a good phone, but it costs too much Continue reading… ...
07:15 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Samsung Galaxy S20 FE review: the right price for the right stuff
All the essentials for $699 Continue reading… ...
05:53 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge ProtonMail CEO says Apple forced him to add in-app purchases, compares it to mafia extortion
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Tuesday, Congress revealed whether it thinks Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are sitting on monopolies. In some cases, the answer was yes. ...
05:53 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Apple made ProtonMail add in-app purchases, even though it had been free for years
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Tuesday, Congress revealed whether it thinks Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are sitting on monopolies. In some cases, the answer was yes. ...
05:38 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Western Digital just announced its first batch of next-gen SSDs
Image: Western Digital Western Digital has announced its first PCIe 4.0 M.2 NVMe SSDs, the WD Black SN850s, and they’ll offer fast read / write speeds of up to 7,000MB/s and 5,300MB/s ...
05:35 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge AMD says RX 6000 Big Navi will be by far the most powerful gaming GPU we have ever built
AMD just announced its new Zen 3-powered Ryzen 5000 series CPUs, but CEO Lisa Su didn’t stop there, ending her presentation with a preview of AMD’s other big PC announcement: the compa...
05:27 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Facebook bans troll accounts linked to conservative group Turning Point USA
Illustration by William Joel / T Facebook has removed a group of fake accounts tied to Turning Point USA, the conservative youth organization caught coordinating a “troll farm”-style...
05:25 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge I regularly forget that I have New Yorks COVID-19 exposure notification app
Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images Back in April, Apple and Google announced that they were teaming up to develop a Bluetooth Low Energy-based contact tracing system to help slow t...
05:00 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Google Assistant gets custom shortcuts for directly interacting with third-party Android apps
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Assistant is getting much more integrated with third-party apps on Android phones. Google is rolling out the ability to search apps and eve...
04:56 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge The Social Dilemma caught one of its TikTok conspiracists off guard
When she posted a TikTok in March, Chelsea Gilliland wasn’t thinking about anything other than how dumb coronavirus conspiracy theories could get. Taking on the persona of someone who be...
04:56 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Waymo will allow more people to ride in its fully driverless vehicles in Phoenix
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Waymo, the self-driving unit of Alphabet, announced it will be opening up its fully driverless vehicles to all customers of its ride-hailing service in ...
04:33 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Fall Guys Season 2 is out now with new medieval games and costumes
Image: Devolver Digital Two months after the release of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, Mediatonic has released a season 2 for its colorful battle royale platformer. The second season adds...
04:27 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge AMD reveals its new Zen 3 Ryzen 5000 processors, including the worlds best gaming CPU
AMD just announced its new lineup of Ryzen 5000 series processors for desktops, which are also the first chips from the company set to feature its next-gen Zen 3 architecture and represent...
03:58 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Microsoft hits out at Apple with its new Windows app store policies
Image by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is making some firm commitments to the future of app stores on Windows today. The software giant has published 10 principles it’s adopting as...
03:51 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Edge now has price comparisons and a really useful screenshot tool
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is adding a price comparison feature to its Edge browser just in time for the holidays, alongside a really useful screenshot tool that w...
03:43 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge You can deck out your Switch Pokmon-style with these Hori accessories
Image: Hori If you’ve got pokémon on the brain with the imminent release of Pokémon Sword and Shield’s next expansion, Hori’s got lots of good-looking accessories on the way to h...
03:28 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Square buys $50 million in bitcoin as part of larger investment in cryptocurrency
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Payments platform Square has purchased $50 million in bitcoin, part of its larger investment in cryptocurrency, the company announced on Thursday....
02:25 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Meet Ricky Desktop, the most viral beatmaker on TikTok
Photo: Dakota Ross / Ricky Desktop ‘I know that sounds super scientific, but that is how I think about it’ Continue reading… ...
02:21 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Virgin Hyperloop selects West Virginia to test its futuristic transport system
Virgin Hyperloop One announced its plan to build a $500 million certification center to advance its vision of the future of high-speed transportation in West Virginia. The state will serve...
02:10 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge I Am Dead is a playful exploration of death and memories
I Am Dead is a game about objects. It’s obsessed with them, really. The way they look, the way they feel, how they can change depending on your perspective — and, most importantly, wha...
02:00 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Lime adds Wheels shared e-bikes to its app as it seeks to become a one-stop shop for mobility
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The next time you open Lime’s smartphone app, you may see a new type of vehicle that isn’t an electric scooter. The San Francisco-based co...
01:56 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Alphabet and SoftBanks solar-powered drone provides first LTE connection
HAPSMobile’s Sunglider aircraft during a test flight in New Mexico. | Image: HAPSMobile via NewAtlas Airborne cell towers have a number of advantages over their terrestrial brethren. T...
01:49 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Amazon unveils its new electric delivery vans built by Rivian
Amazon unveiled its first all-electric delivery van on Thursday. The vehicle, built by Michigan-based EV startup Rivian, will come with state-of-the-art technology, like sensing equipment ...
12:45 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge What Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook have at stake in the antitrust fight
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Here’s what the House Judiciary report means for each company Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge PocketBook Color review: is color E Ink finally ready?
E Ink Kaleido is the best screen tech yet for color e-readers Continue reading… ...
11:30 am - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Best Buy misreads calendar, thinks Black Friday starts next Tuesday
Best Buy Best Buy has announced that it will be kicking off its Black Friday deals not on the Friday following Thanksgiving in the US, but next Tuesday, October 13th. This two-day deal f...
09:29 am - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Global TV shipments hit record high last quarter, report says
Samsung’s TV shipments rose sharply last quarter. | Image: Samsung Global TV shipments hit a “historical high” in the third quarter of this year, according to a new report from Tre...
09:28 am - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies are being released on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Cover art for the two 4K UHD box-sets of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. It’s going to be your best look at Middle Earth yet — The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit t...
07:00 am - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge Drone truck startup Einride unveils new driverless vehicles for autonomous freight hauling
Einride, the Swedish autonomous trucking startup, unveiled a new vehicle type that the company hopes to have on the road delivering freight starting in 2021. The vehicles, dubbed Autonomou...
12:18 am - Thu, October 8, 2020
The Verge You can deck out your Switch Pokemon-style with these Hori accessories
Image: Hori If you’ve got pokémon on the brain with the imminent release of Pokémon Sword and Shield’s next expansion, Hori’s got lots of good-looking accessories on the way to h...
11:07 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Feast your eyes on the first DDR5 memory modules
Three years after the computer industry promised to double the speed of the world’s computer memory with the DDR5 spec, it’s finally nearly almost here. SK Hynix has officially announc...
10:42 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Instagram made a big change to Threads and I, as the sole user of Threads, am sad
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram has rolled out an update to the Threads app, and it’s a pretty big change. While Threads previously only allowed you to message close ...
10:20 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Here are the best iPad deals right now
Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Deals on Apple’s iPad are more common than you might think. Whether you’re after the most affordable iPad, the high-end iPad Pro, or something in be...
10:04 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Facebook will ban US political ads indefinitely after election
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook will ban US-based political ads indefinitely after the presidential election, attempting to forestall confusion over its results. “Whil...
09:36 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Twitch seems to have picked up most of Mixers streamers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Streamers seem to have flocked to Twitch from Mixer after the Microsoft-owned live-streaming service announced plans to shut down in June. A new r...
09:09 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge How to watch AMDs Zen 3 event introducing Ryzen 5000 processors
With the proclamation that “a new journey begins,” AMD is announcing its new lineup of Ryzen 5000 processors for desktops, featuring its new Zen 3 architecture. The new chips are, if y...
08:54 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge GMCs all-electric Hummer will be the first car with software built using Epics Unreal Engine
Image: Epic Games Fortnite creator Epic Games is partnering with carmakers, starting with General Motors, to use its Unreal Engine game development platform to build in-car software in w...
07:01 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Netflix indicted by a Texas grand jury over lewd depictions in Cuties
Netflix has been indicted in Texas on charges that the film Cuties contains lewd depictions of children. The indictment follows controversial backlash from conservative groups over certain...
06:39 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Valves latest Steam festival lets you try hundreds of PC games for free
Image: Valve To help shine the spotlight on independent game developers, Valve’s Steam Game Festival is back with an autumn edition. Now through October 13th at 1PM ET / 10AM PT, PC g...
05:02 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge After a rough 2020 season, the Overwatch League aims to end on a high note
Photo by Hunter Martin / Getty Images This year has been a tumultuous one for the Overwatch League. It wasn’t supposed to be this way: the 2020 season was slated to be a breakout year,...
05:00 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Google is adding cross-app account security alerts on iOS
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google is announcing a few security-related updates today, including new cross-app alerts that will tell you when there’s a security issue with yo...
04:44 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge A decade of Instagram
Ten years ago today, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger released Instagram into the world. Less than a year and a half later, Facebook acquired it, in what is widely regarded as one of the shr...
04:31 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge YouTube announces slate of original series dedicated to amplifying Black voices
Image: YouTube YouTube is unveiling the first slate of shows to come out of its $100 million fund dedicated to amplifying the voices of Black creators, newly named the #YouTubeBlack Voic...
04:25 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Why Apple needed the FDA to sign off on its EKG but not its blood oxygen monitor
Sensors on the Apple Watch Series 6 monitor heart rate and blood oxygen levels. During the announcement of the Apple Watch Series 6, the company heralded the newest element — a blood ...
04:23 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Boeing astronaut withdraws himself from first crewed test flight of passenger spacecraft
Chris Ferguson, after NASA announced his assignment to the Starliner mission | (NASA/Bill Ingalls) Boeing employee and former NASA astronaut Christopher Ferguson will no longer command t...
04:00 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Intel confirms 11th Gen Rocket Lake desktop processors coming in early 2021
Intel has confirmed that its 11th Gen Rocket Lake desktop processors will be out sometime in the first quarter of 2021, with PCIe 4.0 support on board. The timing of Intel’s announcemen...
04:00 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge How to watch the first vice presidential debate
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday, October 7th, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Vice President Mike Pence will take the stage for the first and only vice presidential de...
03:52 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Etsy is banning QAnon merch
Etsy has pulled merchandise related to radical conspiracy group QAnon from its platform. Insider reported the news today. An Etsy spokesperson told the publication that seller policies pro...
03:44 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Apple Watch deals right now
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Thinking about picking up a new Apple Watch? It’s never a bad idea to wait until there’s a good deal, and thankfully, those happen with some regular...
03:36 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Trump further targets tech-friendly work visa programs in latest immigration restrictions
Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images The Trump administration on Tuesday outlined new rules tightening restrictions placed on guest worker visa programs, including the H-1B program favored ...
03:14 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Americas internet wasnt prepared for online school
Falls Village, Connecticut, is part of the Region One school district. It has a population of 538. | Photo by Carol M. Highsmith / Buyenlarge/Getty Images Distance learning shows how...
02:30 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Boom Supersonic unveils its prototype for a commercial supersonic jet
Boom Supersonic, an aviation startup, unveiled today a full-scale demonstrator of a supersonic passenger jet that aims to be the next-generation Concorde. The XB-1 demonstrator won’t tak...
02:30 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Climate change has a cow and worm problem
Cattle graze on a dry meadow at a livestock farm, on August 5, 2020, in northwestern France as a heatwave is forecast for the coming days. | Photo by JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP via Getty Imag...
01:54 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Critical Roles next big move is a charity organization that fans can donate to all year round
When the Critical Role show started in 2015, the simple but charming Dungeons & Dragons series didn’t seem to have much ambition beyond being an entertaining web show that tapped int...
01:39 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Some of the best Nintendo Switch games are discounted today
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge If you just got a Nintendo Switch, or are still looking for ways to get your own, you should check out some of the deals happening on a few of the best...
01:03 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Soon anyone from any company can Slack you
Slack will soon let anyone DM each other. A new Slack Connect direct messages feature will launch for businesses in early 2021 that expands on the idea of shared channels, and allows emplo...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Slack is getting Instagram-like stories and push-to-talk audio calls for the pandemic era
Slack Slack is getting ready to introduce Instagram-like stories and push-to-talk audio into its communications software before the end of 2020. Both additions are born out of the shift ...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Logitech MX Anywhere 3 review: the best gets smaller
Superb scrolling Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge SPACs, explained
Photo illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge SPAC, the final frontier Continue reading… ...
12:18 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Sonys PS5 teardown video reveals removable sides, dust catchers, and storage expansion
Sony has published a seven-minute teardown video of the PS5. The teardown gives us the best look at the PS5 so far, including all of its internal parts and how the sides are removable. Yas...
12:14 pm - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Tesla accounts now support two-factor authentication
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla accounts can now be secured with two-factor authentication (2FA), giving owners an extra layer of security around their cars’ connected se...
10:47 am - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge MSI promises refunds after subsidiary sold RTX 3080 cards at markup on eBay
Starlit Partner was selling an MSI RTX 3080 for hundreds of dollars over its MSRP on eBay. | Image: MSI MSI has admitted that its subsidiary Starlit Partner got access to MSI’s new GeF...
10:03 am - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge This extremely slippery VR treadmill could be your next home gym
Virtuix Virtual reality startup Virtuix is building a VR treadmill for your home. The Omni One is an elaborate full-body controller that lets you physically run, jump, and crouch in plac...
09:07 am - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Android 11-powered One UI 3.0 update enters public beta in the US
Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Samsung’s One UI 3.0 update, which incorporates Android 11’s new features alongside some Samsung-specific improvements, has started rolling out in p...
09:00 am - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge The Nuraphone headphones are getting a gaming microphone attachment
The company behind the $399 Nuraphone Bluetooth hearing-correcting headphones have made a new gaming microphone accessory that effectively makes the wireless headphones wired. The micropho...
06:09 am - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge Japans Super Nintendo World will open in spring 2021
Nintendo has announced that its first theme park area will belatedly open at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka next spring. Super Nintendo World was originally planned to open before the 20...
02:05 am - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge A champion has been crowned in Fat Bear Week
One of the most famous viewing spots for the Coastal Brown Bear in Alaska is Brooks Falls in the Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska July 20th, 2014.  | Photo by Mark Boster / ...
12:37 am - Wed, October 7, 2020
The Verge The FAA is opening the door a crack for self-flying drones like Skydio to reach their potential
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge You can’t fly a drone at night. You can’t fly a drone over people. You need to be able to see it with your naked eye at all times — or have a dedi...
10:08 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge The Supreme Court is taking on Google and Oracle one last time
Ten years after Oracle first sued Google over the code in the Android platform, the two tech giants are finally facing off in the Supreme Court. Since then, there have been three trials an...
09:53 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge As movies slip and Regal shuts doors again, many theaters may not survive the maelstrom
James Bond may have been the last straw for Regal and Cineworld, but analysts I spoke to agree: the only thing that will truly save movie theaters in the United States is a COVID-19 vaccin...
09:28 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Facebook completely bans QAnon and labels it a militarized social movement
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook has banned all forms of content related to the radical fringe conspiracy group QAnon, marking its most dramatic escalation in the fig...
09:22 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Arlos new wire-free Pro 4 camera doesnt need a smart home hub
The Arlo Pro 4 mounted outdoors. | Arlo Arlo has announced two new security cameras: the Pro 4 Wire-Free Spotlight Camera and the Ultra 2 Wire-Free Spotlight Camera System. You can preo...
09:11 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge YouTube will now let you pay to QA test new features
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube has changed the way it tests new features: it’s now allowing its Premium subscribers access to experimental products in the development ...
08:53 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Congress releases blockbuster tech antitrust report
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The House Judiciary Committee has released its conclusions on whether Amazon, Facebook, Apple, and Google are violating antitrust law. Its 449-pag...
08:51 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Netflix is testing a feature that lets you switch off its annoying still watching? pop-up
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix is testing a feature that I am referring to as a “sick day function” — an option to turn off that pesky pop-up that appears after wa...
08:37 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Vizios first OLED TVs are now available, and theyre $100 off at Best Buy
Image: Vizio At the start of 2020, Vizio announced it would be joining LG and Sony in the OLED TV ranks, and now the company’s first models have begun shipping. Available in 55- and 65...
08:07 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge The Nintendo Switchs Joy-Con drift problem, explained
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Nintendo Switch owners have been experiencing problems with the console’s removable Joy-Con controllers for years now, with users reporting weird joy...
06:48 pm - Tue, October 6, 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...
06:09 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Heres where you can buy a Nintendo Switch
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Nintendo Switch, like everything else that can lighten the mood during this incredibly tough time, is in short supply. And as soon as reta...
05:38 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Eero partners with internet providers to sell its routers to customers
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Eero is moving beyond consumers and partnering with internet service providers. The Amazon-owned router company has announced Eero for Service...
04:47 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge The original Google Wifi gets a new $99 price tag and power supply
Google has quietly refreshed its original Google Wifi router as a $99 entry-level option for the company’s wireless networking setup. According to Google, the main update here is the ne...
04:19 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Facebooks Portal TV device finally gets the Netflix app
Facebook Facebook’s Portal TV, its screen-less camera device you plug into a big screen, is getting Netflix. The company announced the update today, further rounding out what streaming...
04:11 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Why the Pixel 5 reminds us of the Nexus 5
Every Tuesday this month, Vergecast co-host Dieter Bohn is hosting a series of discussions diving deep into tech review season, each focusing on a specific product. This week, Dieter talks...
04:06 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Apples next iPhone will be announced on October 13th
It’s finally here: Apple has announced that its iPhone event will take place on October 13th, with the invitation teasing the announcement with the phrase “Hi, Speed.” It’s no sur...
04:00 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Google is making Assistants voice features much easier to use for people with disabilities
Photo: Google Google has partnered with leading accessibility firm Tobii Dynavox, best known for creating speech synthesis and eye-tracking devices, to integrate Google Assistant into th...
03:53 pm - Tue, October 6, 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 Apple is likely taking the wraps off its 2020 iPhones at an event on October 13th, and the rumor mill i...
03:46 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Facebook removes Trump post falsely saying COVID-19 is less deadly than the flu
Photo by Win McNamee / Getty Images Facebook has removed a post where President Donald Trump falsely claimed the novel coronavirus was less deadly than an ordinary flu. Earlier today, Tr...
03:45 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Mercedes-Benz teases new EQS and EQE luxury electric vehicles
Image: Daimler AG Mercedes-Benz unveiled a lineup of new electric vehicles built on a scalable architecture that will enable the automaker to tailor its production to a variety of vehicl...
03:32 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Internet-enabled male chastity cage can be remotely locked by hackers
The Qiui Cellmate Chastity Cage can be remotely locked using a mobile app, with no manual override. | Image: Qiui A security flaw in an internet-enabled male chastity device allows hack...
02:50 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Instagram turns 20 on this day in 2030
Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge The ‘photo filtering app’ has changed dramatically — and changed the world around it Continue reading… ...
02:46 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Of course Razer made a light-up prepaid credit card
Image: Razer Gaming peripheral company Razer is known for making a lot of... interesting products that go well beyond its core PC hardware market. But nothing prepared me for today’s n...
02:00 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Blair Witch: Oculus Quest Edition will let you pet its dog in VR this month
Bloober Team A virtual reality version of Bloober Team’s Blair Witch game is coming to Oculus Quest on October 29th, featuring improved dog interaction mechanics. Blair Witch: Oculus Q...
01:48 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge More early Prime Day 2020 deals have kicked off on Amazon
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon shared with us that more Prime Day 2020 deals would start on October 6th, and that’s today. Starting now, you can save on more TVs and other sma...
01:26 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge This robot fry chef on rails can be yours for $30,000
Miso Robotics is one of the many firms trying to automate food preparation, and today, it announced that its latest machine — which places its burger-flipping bot Flippy on rails to move...
01:10 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge SpaceX receives contract to build missile tracking satellites for the Defense Department
A batch of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites ahead of deployment | Image: SpaceX Yesterday, SpaceX received a contract worth more than $149 million from the Space Development Agency (SDA), ...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge SteelSeries new Arctis 7-series headsets use a USB-C wireless dongle
The new SteelSeries Arctis 7X (left) and the 7P (right) | SteelSeries SteelSeries has announced two new versions of its Arctis 7 wireless gaming headset, releasing in time for the Xbox S...
12:54 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Kickstarter expands to creators in Poland, Greece, and Slovenia
Kickstarter is letting more creators around the world use its platform. The company said today it’s now launching in Poland, Greece, and Slovenia, making Kickstarter available in 25 coun...
12:21 pm - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Samsung to discontinue some of Bixbys AR features this month
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Samsung is discontinuing a handful of Bixby’s augmented reality features starting at the end of October, according to a notice being shown t...
11:11 am - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Etsy removes Proud Boy merchandise
Members of the far-right Proud Boys group at a demonstration at Delta Park in Portland, Oregon September 2020. | Photo by John Lamparski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Etsy is...
10:36 am - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Slack is down... to collaborate on these limited-edition sneakers
A teaser image (which we’ve brightened) shows the upcoming sneaker designs. | Image: Cole Haan Shoemaker Cole Haan is collaborating with Slack, everyone’s favorite occasionally offli...
09:35 am - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Gmail has a new logo thats a lot more Google
Google is replacing its iconic Gmail envelope logo with a design that’s a lot more in keeping with other Google products. The new Gmail logo is now an M made out of Google’s core blue,...
08:56 am - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Instagram makes old stories easier to find alongside new anti-bullying features
The new views lay out your story posts in a map or calendar view. | Image: Instagram Instagram is adding new features to help users find old stories posted over the last three years and ...
08:00 am - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge G Suite is now Google Workspace in a bid to merge Gmail, Chat, and Docs
Google is announcing a big rebranding and redesign for its suite of office apps today, rebranding G Suite with a new name: Google Workspace. Along with the new branding for the product tha...
06:30 am - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Instagram brings back classic icons to celebrate its tenth birthday
Instagram launched ten years ago today: the photo-sharing app first hit the App Store on October 6th, 2010, a few months after the release of the iPhone 4. To celebrate, Instagram has adde...
03:01 am - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge The Batman is delayed until 2022, but The Matrix 4 is now coming next year
Today’s announcement of a Dune delay meant that Warner Bros. would have to shuffle its schedule, and now we have new dates for the studio’s biggest upcoming movies. Deadline and Variet...
12:40 am - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge John McAfee has been arrested in Spain and is facing extradition
John McAfee, who built a fortune selling cybersecurity software and has in recent years become a cryptocurrency evangelist, has been indicted on charges of tax evasion by the Department of...
12:36 am - Tue, October 6, 2020
The Verge Apple quietly stops selling Bose, Sonos and some Logitech gear only Apple audio remains
Apple just made its rivals disappear — in its own retail store, anyhow. As Bloomberg reports, the company has abruptly stopped selling Bose, Logitech, and Sonos audio products, including...
10:30 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge YouTube Music now lets free users cast uploaded music to speakers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’ve decided against paying for YouTube Music but have still found yourself using the service as a cloud locker for your uploaded tracks, y...
09:18 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Nvidia CEO anticipates supply shortages for the RTX 3080 and 3090 to last until 2021
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge If you are looking to get your hands on an Nvidia RTX 3080 or 3090 graphics card, you’re probably going to have to wait until 2021. Nvidia CEO Jensen Hu...
09:09 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Slack has been having performance issues today
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th You’re not imagining it: Slack has been acting up all day. Per an official statement: “Users are experiencing degraded performance across devices and...
09:09 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Slack experienced performance issues for more than six hours
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th You’re weren’t imagining it: Slack was acting up for much of the day on Monday. Per an official statement that was posted to Slack’s status site wh...
09:05 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge How to text from your computer with Android Messages
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Google has the ability to text from the web with Android Messages. The feature gives users a lot more flexibility in choosing how and where they can ca...
08:47 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Asus new ROG Phone 3 is a 5G gaming phone launching in the US
Asus Asus’ latest gaming phone, the ROG Phone 3, is now available in the US. The ROG Phone 3 has some of the highest specs out there for a smartphone along with a bunch of features and...
08:11 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge This climate activist says he was silenced on Twitter
A Ugandan environmental activist was suspended from Twitter in the midst of a high-profile campaign — a suspension he believes is connected to his opponents in the country’s government...
08:09 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Avast! Boss Audios new weatherproof touchscreen brings CarPlay and Android Auto to boats
Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto are meant for, well, cars and automobiles, but despite the emphasis on landlubber locomotion, there’s technically no reason that one couldn...
07:26 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Dune delayed to October 1st, 2021
Dune is the latest movie to get pushed back to 2021, following a number of other highly anticipated blockbuster films, including Black Widow and No Time to Die. It’ll now be released on ...
07:09 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Netflix just made it easier to find something new to watch
Netflix Netflix is trying to surface more new shows in one place. The company announced that it’s going to group some of its content rows together into a tab called New & Popular. ...
07:03 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge CDC finalizes guidelines around airborne coronavirus spread
Photo by Christoph Schmidt/picture alliance via Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its website to say that the coronavirus can sometimes spread farther t...
07:00 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge My biggest Google Pixel 4A annoyance is apparently about to go away
The $349 Pixel 4A is such a good phone for the money, but there’s one thing that’s bugged me from the start: my new phone is really, really bad at figuring out when its screen should b...
06:30 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Venmo launches its first credit card
Venmo Venmo has launched its first credit card (the aptly named Venmo Credit Card). It’s rolling out today to “select customers,” according to the company, but it will be available...
06:07 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Twitch clarifies its ban on terrorism and extremist content
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch has updated its community guidelines, the rules that govern the site, to clarify its ban of terrorist and extremist content. The move appea...
06:00 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Samsonites Konnect-i is the most affordable backpack with Googles Jacquard tech
This is the standard-sized version of the bag that costs $229.99 Samsonite has debuted two new Konnect-i backpacks, one standard-sized for $230 and one slim-sized option for $200, each e...
05:17 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Spotify will now let you search using lyrics so you can find that one song stuck in your head
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For those times when you’re constantly singing a line of a song but just can’t remember what song those lyrics came from, Spotify can now help...
04:43 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Want to fight online voting misinformation? A new study makes a case for targeting Trump tweets
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images As the 2020 presidential election approaches, social networks have promised to minimize false rumors about voter fraud or “rigged” mail-in ballots, a ...
04:26 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Tesla convertible? Model Y roof flies off while owners drive down California highway
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Nathaniel Galicia Chien was driving down Interstate 580 with his parents in their brand-new Tesla Model Y when he started to hear a lot of wind. “I ...
03:50 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Hades turns death into a chance to try something new
Image: Supergiant Games In most games, death feels like a waste of time. That’s true whether I die because I fail to react quickly enough, don’t have the right gear, or am just outma...
03:24 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Roblox has big plans for virtual music events
On a Friday night in September, more than a million people showed up to an album launch party inside the virtual world of Roblox. American pop star Ava Max held a “virtual fan meetup” ...
03:10 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered launches on November 6th
Image: EA A remaster of Criterion’s hit Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit is on the way, and it’s coming soon. You’ll be able to play Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered on PC, PlaySt...
03:09 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Ghost of Tsushimas multiplayer expansion launches October 16th with four-player raid on the way
Image: Sucker Punch Productions Sucker Punch Productions’ excellent samurai PlayStation title Ghost of Tsushima will get its free multiplayer expansion, officially called Ghost of Tsus...
03:06 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Bing is now Microsoft Bing as the search engine gets a rebrand
Microsoft’s new Bing logo. | Microsoft Microsoft is rebranding its Bing search engine to Microsoft Bing today as part of a rebranding effort. While the vast majority of people are like...
02:03 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge You can get Western Digitals 5TB portable drive for $100 at Best Buy
Western Digital’s easystore portable hard drive Best Buy’s deal of the day is on Western Digital’s Easystore USB 3.0 portable hard drive with a whopping 5TB of storage. Usually pri...
02:00 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Fossils new Wear OS smartwatches are smaller and more affordable
Three of the four new 42mm styles. | Image: Fossil Fossil’s new Gen 5E smartwatches are paired-down versions of last year’s Gen 5 series, but they come in more sizes and at a more af...
01:41 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge UK blames mysterious technical issue for missing 16,000 coronavirus cases
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The UK failed to add nearly 16,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus to its national track and trace system due to an unspecified “technical issue....
01:41 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Excel spreadsheet error blamed for UKs 16,000 missing coronavirus cases
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The UK failed to add nearly 16,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus to its national track and trace system due to an Excel error. A number of report...
01:37 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Disney movies are now available in 4K on Apples iTunes store
After years of being available at a maximum video quality of 1080p on Apple’s iTunes Store, Disney films can now be rented and purchased in 4K video quality. 9to5Mac noticed the change, ...
01:00 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Driving the 2021 Volkswagen ID 4, VWs first all-electric SUV
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge When I first got to see Volkswagen’s new ID 4 electric SUV at an eerily empty launch event in Brooklyn last month, the company’s executive...
01:00 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Nvidia says itsAIcan fix some of the biggest problems in video calls
Nvidia will use AI to make sure you’re always looking at your camera. | Image: Nvidia Nvidia has announced a new videoconferencing platform for developers named Nvidia Maxine that it ...
12:00 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Facebook will test shopping from Reels later this year
Image: Instagram Instagram only widely launched its TikTok competitor Reels in August, and it’s already looking to monetize the format. The company announced today that it’ll start t...
12:00 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Waymoand Cruise safety drivers face a bleak choice: pandemic or pollution?
‘The sky looked like Tang, yet they still got us setting up cars that are covered in ash.’ Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Google Nest Audio review: the sweet spot
Google’s latest smart speaker has good sound and an attractive price Continue reading… ...
07:22 am - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Regal is closing all cinemas in the US and UK on Thursday
New York’s iconic Regal Cinema on 42nd St. The second largest cinema chain in the US is temporarily closing its doors nationwide. Cineworld, parent company of Regal, announced that it ...
06:09 am - Mon, October 5, 2020
The Verge Zeiss full-frame Android camera is available to preorder for $6,000
The Zeiss ZX1, a unique camera that was announced more than two years ago before the company essentially stopped talking about it, may actually be in customers’ hands at some point in th...
05:00 pm - Sun, October 4, 2020
The Verge Twitters Birdwatch looks like a new attempt to root out propaganda and misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has confirmed it’s working on a new feature, currently dubbed “Birdwatch,” that could let the Twitter community warn one another abo...
01:00 pm - Sun, October 4, 2020
The Verge Razers Blade 15 Advanced review: runs fast, runs hot
It gets toasty, but it’s a better all-around gaming laptop than previous iterations Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Sun, October 4, 2020
The Verge Apple sues recycling partner for reselling more than 100,000 iPhones, iPads and Watches it was hired to dismantle
Apple is suing former recycling partner GEEP Canada — now a part of Quantum Lifecycle Partners — for allegedly stealing and reselling at least 103,845 iPhones, iPads and Watches that i...
10:26 am - Sun, October 4, 2020
The Verge First PS5 hands-on videos show off hardware and games, but no UI
A first look at the PS5 | Famitsu Sony has invited a number of Japanese publications and YouTubers to get a closer look at the PlayStation 5. It’s the first time we’ve seen the PS5 h...
01:10 am - Sun, October 4, 2020
The Verge Bond was the last straw: Regal and Cineworld will reportedly close all theaters in US and UK next week
Photo by Victor J. Blue/Getty Images Cineworld, owner of the largest chain of theaters in the UK and Ireland and the second-largest in the United States — Regal Cinemas — will report...
11:47 pm - Sat, October 3, 2020
The Verge A shameful security flaw could have let anyone access your Grindr account
You would think a dating app that knows your sexuality and HIV status would take thorough precautions to keep that info protected, but Grindr has disappointed the world once again — this...
10:46 pm - Sat, October 3, 2020
The Verge YouTube 4K has now come to Apple TV, iPhone and iPad, but no HDR or 60fps on TV
Photo: Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge “A big frustration with the Apple TV 4K is about to be history,” my colleague Chris Welch wrote, when we learned that Apple’s premiere set...
10:46 pm - Sat, October 3, 2020
The Verge YouTube 4K has now come to Apple TV, iPhone and iPad, but major limitations remain
Photo: Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge “A big frustration with the Apple TV 4K is about to be history,” my colleague Chris Welch wrote, when we learned that Apple’s premiere set...
10:46 pm - Sat, October 3, 2020
The Verge YouTube 4K has come to Apple TV, but were waiting on HDR, 60fps, and iPhone/iPad playback
Photo: Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge “A big frustration with the Apple TV 4K is about to be history,” my colleague Chris Welch wrote, when we learned that Apple’s premiere set...
07:07 pm - Sat, October 3, 2020
The Verge Your first real look at the Monster Hunter movie is 13 seconds of surprised soldiers with guns
James Bond may not avert his next death until 2021, but apparently Paul W.S. Anderson’s Monster Hunter movie will still hit the big screen this year: the just-posted official teaser trai...
06:16 pm - Sat, October 3, 2020
The Verge Apple is hiding a smile behind its new mask emoji
GIF: Emojipedia In a move that, I’m sure, has absolutely no relation to anything going on in the world today, Apple has quietly updated its “Face with Medical Mask” emoji with frie...
04:59 pm - Sat, October 3, 2020
The Verge Steve and Alex from Minecraft are coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on October 13th, and here are their moves
Nintendo revealed on Thursday that Steve and Alex from Minecraft will be added to the character roster in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch, and now we’re getting the fu...
03:00 pm - Sat, October 3, 2020
The Verge Asus latest ZenBook Flip S is all about the screen
Deluxe display, but dismal battery Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Sat, October 3, 2020
The Verge When coronavirus is on the guest list
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon and Alex Castro / The Verge Well, the coronavirus made it all the way to the White House. In a country that still maintains the highest numbers of cases ...
01:00 pm - Sat, October 3, 2020
The Verge Save on the OnePlus 8 and PlayStation Plus this weekend
Welcome to the weekend. Amazon Prime Day 2020 kicks off in less than two weeks, starting on Tuesday, October 13th and lasting through the 14th. That’s two days to get some of the best de...
02:00 am - Sat, October 3, 2020
The Verge SpaceX aborts launch of updated GPS satellite just before takeoff
Update October 2nd, 10:00PM ET: Just 2 seconds before liftoff, SpaceX stopped the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket, without giving a clear indication of what went wrong. The next opportunity ...
11:46 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge 2020 is giving us another chance to watch Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai get grilled by Congress
Photo by MANDEL NGAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have agreed to testify virtually before the Senate Comm...
11:18 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge You can now sign up to test Microsoft Flight Simulator in VR
The new Microsoft Flight Simulator is an immersive beast of a PC game, and we can only imagine how immersive it might get in VR — but you might not have to imagine much longer, because M...
10:28 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Twitter warns it will suspend users who publicly hope for Trumps death
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge President Trump reportedly has COVID-19, and while some are wishing for his speedy recovery, others have publicly tweeted a hope that he’ll die ...
09:40 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Bowser arrested and charged for selling Nintendo Switch hacks
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Two members of a console hacking and piracy organization known as Team Xecuter have been arrested and charged with fraud, one of whom is named Gary Bow...
09:20 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Ubisoft survey reveals that 25 percent of employees have seen or experienced workplace misconduct
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has published the results of an employee survey undertaken by the company over the summer following allegations of ende...
09:07 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge James Bonds next film No Time to Die delayed till 2021 an entire year
Photo: DANJAQ and MGM / Nicola Dove No Time to Die, the 25th James Bond film, has been pushed back an entire year. It will now arrive on April 2nd, 2021, the film’s producers confirmed...
08:49 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Apple imagines a foldable iPhone with a self-healing display
An Apple patent application published yesterday reveals an idea for a foldable smartphone that would include a “self-healing” display cover, allowing the device to repair dents or scra...
08:21 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge If iOS 14 is causing battery drain, you might need to wipe your iPhone
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Operating system updates can often suffer from unwanted glitches, and it seems that the latest iOS 14 and watchOS 7 releases from Apple are not immune. ...
08:00 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Apples new spatial audio feature turns the AirPods Pro into a home theater for your ears
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Since releasing them last year, Apple has quietly continued to improve upon the AirPods Pro with firmware updates that have tweaked their noise cancellat...
07:38 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge TikTok competitor Triller found allegedly inflating its user numbers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Would-be TikTok competitor Triller has allegedly inflated its monthly active user numbers, according to a report published in Business Insider. I...
07:33 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge The best Chromebooks to buy in 2020
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge The best Chromebooks for every type of user Continue reading… ...
07:18 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Android 11 officially drops support for Googles Daydream VR
Google officially dropped Daydream virtual reality support from Android 11 — a final step in its retirement of the system. As Android Police notes, Google posted an announcement saying i...
07:16 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Apples credit card wont make you question the existence of a 10-person Texas tax firm anymore
Some Apple Card users have reported seeing mysterious charges on their credit card statements from “Waters Hardy & Co.,” a 10-person Dallas-based tax preparation and consulting fir...
06:17 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Amazon is trying to crack down on fraudulent reviews. Theyre thriving in Facebook groups.
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The halloween cat collar (three pack, adjustable strap, ghost pendant and bell) has conspicuously rave reviews on Amazon. “Three for $10 is a st...
06:01 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge RidePanda wants to be your one-stop shop for electric bikes and scooters
Your local bike shop won’t carry them. Amazon has too many of them. And the ones from the sharing services keep breaking down. Where are you supposed to go to find a decent electric bike...
05:18 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Watch SpaceX launch an updated GPS satellite for the US Space Force
Late Friday night, SpaceX is slated to launch a new upgraded GPS satellite for the US Space Force from Cape Canaveral, Florida — the latest spacecraft intended to help modernize the curr...
05:10 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Trumps COVID-19 diagnosis shows the limits of relying on testing alone
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images A 74-year-old man said he was one of 46,459 people to test positive for the coronavirus in the United States yesterday. This diagnosis was stunning and...
04:09 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Galaxy Z Fold 2 survives dirt durability test that its predecessor couldnt
Image: JerryRigEverything Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 has survived having dirt dropped on it in a new durability test from YouTuber Zack Nelson (aka JerryRigEverything), backing up Samsu...
03:31 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Netflixs Emily In Paris is a fun getaway with your most stressful friend
One of the magical things about television is how, through the power of drama and/or comedy, it can take someone who would, in almost any other context, be the worst person you know, and m...
02:57 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Vergecast: a run through the Pixel 5 event
Another week, another fall hardware event. On Wednesday, through a 30-minute infomercial, Google officially announced its new product lineup: the Pixel 5, the Pixel 4a 5G, Chromecast with ...
02:55 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Here are the email apps iOS 14 now lets you set as default
Photo by 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 ...
02:46 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Twitter plans to change how image cropping works following concerns over racial bias
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter this week announced it would be changing how image cropping works on its website after concerns that the machine learning-based algorithm ...
02:45 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Apple Watch SE review: pay a lot less to give up only a little
The new default Apple Watch is here Continue reading… ...
02:12 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Tesla delivered 139,300 vehicles in the third quarter, smashing its previous record
Image: Tesla Tesla said Friday it was able to deliver 139,300 vehicles during the last quarter, smashing its previous record for deliveries, of 112,000 cars. It was also slightly better ...
02:05 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Crash Bandicoot 4 is a charming, challenging throwback
The Crash Bandicoot series has always occupied a strange place in the pantheon of platform games. It doesn’t offer the sheer joy of movement and discovery that has propelled the Super Ma...
02:00 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Winstall lets you bulk install Windows apps with Microsofts package manager
Microsoft is adding a native Windows Package Manager to Windows 10 soon, but it’s limited to a command line interface instead of an easy to use GUI. While many will be happy to just be a...
01:28 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Apple AirPods with a wireless charging case are almost $50 off at Best Buy and Amazon
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge At Best Buy and Amazon, Apple’s second-gen AirPods that come with a wireless charging case are $151 (usually $200) for the rest of the day. ...
01:00 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge League of Legends virtual K-pop group K/DA is releasing its first album in November
As promised, K/DA — the virtual K-pop group that’s part of the ever-expanding League of Legends universe — has its very first album on the way. Today, developer Riot revealed that th...
01:00 pm - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Sony A7C Review: small camera, big sensor
A full-frame camera that fits in a fanny pack Continue reading… ...
11:24 am - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Nvidia delays RTX 3070 launch to October 29th
The RTX 3070 is the cheapest of the three Ampere-powered GPUs Nvidia has announced. | Image: Nvidia Nvidia has delayed the launch of its upcoming GeForce RTX 3070 graphics card so there...
10:51 am - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Disinfecting drones will clean Atlanta stadium between events
Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC, will use a pair of drones to disinfect fan seating and other areas after upcoming events. The purpose-...
08:01 am - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge YouTube websites picture-in-picture works again on iOS 14
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube’s website now supports iOS 14’s picture-in-picture mode once again, after the functionality mysteriously disappeared last month. It ca...
05:44 am - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge President Trump says he has tested positive for COVID-19
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump tweeted shortly before 1AM ET on Friday that he and his wife Melania have tested positive for COVID-19, following reports White ...
05:00 am - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge HPs new Spectre x360 14 laptop has a 3:2 aspect ratio plus a Thunderbolt 4 port hiding in the corner
Image: HP HP has just announced several new laptops, including the Spectre x360 14 convertible, which brings some notable improvements compared to its already-impressive 13-inch predeces...
01:11 am - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Amazon says 19,816 workers have contracted COVID-19
Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images 1.44 percent of Amazon’s front-line employees, or 19,816 workers, have tested positive or been “presumed positive for COVID-19,” Amazon said i...
01:00 am - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge 10 things we learned about Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, Nintendos mixed reality racer
One of Nintendo’s more intriguing upcoming games is Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit. Developed by Velan Studios, it’s a title that follows the likes of Labo and Pokémon Go, attempting t...
12:13 am - Fri, October 2, 2020
The Verge Segas Game Gear Micro is visibly smaller than the Dreamcasts VMU
I can’t put it better than SEGAbits: “Famitsu magazine took the photo we all wanted to see.” The photo is of Sega’s upcoming Game Gear Micro — perhaps the most ridiculous miniatu...
11:55 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Googles Stadia Controller now supports USB-C headsets and headphones
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google’s Stadia controller now has support for USB-C audio devices when playing on a Chromecast or via a web browser. That gives you an easy...
10:56 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Verizons LTE-based home internet is now in 48 US states, and it could be your last resort
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon’s 4G LTE-based home broadband service targeting rural communities is now available in 48 states, and it might be worth a look if it’s ...
10:53 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Conservative activist Jacob Wohl charged with running election robocall scheme
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Jacob Wohl, a conservative activist known for his largely bumbling attempts to stage political scandals, has been charged with running a robocalli...
10:22 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Google will give you the new Chromecast for free if you pay for one month of YouTube TV
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google just announced a new Chromecast yesterday, and the company is already offering a good deal on one — all you have to do is sign up for YouTube TV...
10:11 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Facebook moderators at Accenture are being forced back to the office, and many are scared for their safety
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Facebook moderators employed by third-party contracting firm Accenture and based in Austin, Texas are being forced to return to the office on October ...
10:06 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge The UKs health system plans to slash greenhouse gas emissions
Photo by Victoria Jones/PA Images via Getty Images The UK’s National Health Service released a sweeping plan today to become the first national health system to eliminate nearly all of...
09:57 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Gmail mistakenly removed the button that lets you triage loads of emails at once, but its coming back
If you’re not the inbox zero type — and I’m definitely not — you might sometimes rely on Gmail’s “Select all conversations that match this search” option to read, archive, or...
09:44 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Google Maps AR directions will soon show landmarks to help orient you
Google is adding a few notable new features to Live View, the augmented reality mode of Google Maps that lets you hold your phone up and see visual overlays over the real world as its capt...
09:09 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Facebook will fight QAnon by adding credible info to savethechildren hashtag
Photo by JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images Facebook is taking additional steps to restrict militia movements and the QAnon conspiracy movement. The company will reject ads that “pra...
08:23 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Google will turn selfie retouching off by default with the new Pixel phones
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google says retouched selfies can make people feel bad about how they actually look, so it’s changing how it handles these photos with its newest phon...
07:24 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge YouTuber and beauty mogul Jeffree Star accused of sexual misconduct, new report alleges
Santiago Felipe/FilmMagic Jeffree Star, one of YouTube’s most prominent figures and the owner of a multimillion-dollar cosmetics company, is being accused of sexual misconduct and othe...
07:18 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Gmail seemingly just removed the button that lets you triage loads of emails at once
If you’re not the inbox zero type — and I’m definitely not — you might sometimes rely on Gmail’s “Select all conversations that match this search” option to read, archive, or...
07:02 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge A lot of older Macs wont be able to watch 4K Netflix this fall because of a missing chip
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge macOS Big Sur, Apple’s upcoming release of its Mac operating system, will finally let you watch 4K HDR Netflix content, but it turns out it’ll...
06:00 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Comcast updates its xFi Pod mesh Wi-Fi extenders with faster speeds and fewer pods
Image: Comcast Comcast is announcing a new version of its hexagon-shaped xFi Pods, the mesh Wi-Fi extender pods it sells to extend Wi-Fi networks around your house, with more Wi-Fi bandw...
06:00 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge The Apple Watch heart monitor sends too many people to the doctor
Apple Watch | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The heart monitoring feature on the Apple Watch may lead to unnecessary health care visits, according to a new study published t...
05:56 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge The best laptop you can buy in 2020
Image: William Joel/The Verge The best laptop for you, from ultraportables to high-powered editing machines Continue reading… ...
05:37 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge NASA is about to launch an upgraded microgravity toilet to the International Space Station
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins oversees the Universal Waste Management System with technical personnel. Rubins will travel to the International Space Station in October after the toilet arrives...
05:29 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Game modding site Nexus Mods is banning US political mods for the rest of 2020
Popular game modding hub Nexus Mods has banned any mods related to “sociopolitical issues in the United States” until at least next year’s presidential inauguration. Site owner Robin...
05:01 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Amazons Alexa app will soon work as an in-car display for the Echo Auto
Image: Amazon Auto Mode is a new feature coming to Amazon’s Alexa app that turns your phone into a “driver-friendly display” when used with Alexa auto accessories like the Echo Aut...
04:56 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Amazons palm reading starts at the grocery store, but it could be so much bigger
Earlier this week, Amazon unveiled Amazon One: new technology for its Amazon Go stores that lets shoppers pay for their groceries by scanning the palm of their hand. By analyzing the shape...
04:15 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Facebook will start surfacing some public group discussions in peoples News Feeds and search results
Facebook Facebook is expanding the reach of public groups today with new features that could lead to more people engaging in group discussions, but also potentially more visibility for d...
03:26 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Surgeon Simulator 2 is now free for NHS surgeons
Image: Bossa Studios Bossa Studios, the developer behind the cult classic Surgeon Simulator and the recently released Surgeon Simulator 2, has taken the bold step of making Surgeon Simul...
03:24 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge You wont need Disney Plus to watch Mulan starting next week
Image: Disney For anyone who wanted to watch Mulan but didn’t want to sign up for Disney Plus, the movie is heading to Amazon, FandangoNow, Vudu, and other digital retailers on October...
03:05 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Apex Legends crossplay launches in beta next week
Image: Respawn Respawn’s battle royale Apex Legends is getting its long-awaited crossplay feature next week, the developer announced on Thursday. Crossplay will arrive on October 6th a...
03:04 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Android 101: how to tweak your multitasking pane
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge In Android 11, Google has added new functionality to its multitasking pane or recent apps view — that handy flow of thumbnails that lets you view all y...
03:02 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Google keeps adding Pixel features it claims it didnt need: 2020 edition
Image: Google This year’s Pixel 5 includes two rear-facing cameras; a 12.2-megapixel main sensor, and a 16-megapixel ultrawide with a 107-degree field of view. Google chose a configura...
02:43 pm - Thu, October 1, 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...
02:40 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Hades is a roguelike with hot gods to kiss and kill
When it comes to Hades’ handsome, half-clothed prince Zagreus, it’s sometimes hard to tell his enemies from his exes. Supergiant’s gods are as cheeky as they are beautiful; everyone ...
02:32 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Hello Kitty is getting a new, adorable Tamagotchi treatment
The newest Tamagotchi model from Bandai will let Tamagotchi owners use Hello Kitty to help them take care of their tiny pet. Think of Hello Kitty as a co-parent to the tiny Tamagotchi pet...
02:14 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Senate committee issues official subpoenas to Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai, and Jack Dorsey
Mark Zuckerberg previously testified before the House Financial Services Committee in October 2019. | Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Thursday morning, the Senate Commerce committ...
02:04 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Steve from Minecraft is the latest character coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Nintendo unveiled this morning that Steve from Minecraft will be added to the character roster in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch. This is the second character to be int...
02:00 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Apple Watch Series 6 review: minute improvements
The watch is great, the blood oxygen monitor is not Continue reading… ...
01:27 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge You can get a refurbished Sonos Playbar for $120 off at Best Buy
The Sonos Playbar soundbar isn’t as new as the Beam (by a long shot, it was released in 2013), but it’s a more powerful option. If you want to pick one up, Best Buy has refurbished mod...
01:20 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Whats on your desk, Becca Farsace?
Trees, pandas, earbuds, and Abe Lincoln Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Microsofts updated Surface Pro X has a faster processor and new platinum color option
Microsoft is updating its $1,499 ARM-based Surface Pro X device today. The big new additions are an updated SQ2 processor, and a classic platinum color option found on Microsoft’s other ...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge New UE Fits true wireless earbuds can mold to your ear shape for a perfect fit
GIF: Ultimate Ears Most of us stick with the silicone ear tips that come in the box with our earbuds; usually one of the small / medium / large sizes makes for a good enough seal to enha...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge The best new animators are making their names on TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / Animations by Alex Rabbit, King Science, TootyMcNooty, Recokh. TikTok has become a thriving playground for animation Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Corsairs new K100 gaming keyboard has a fantastic, multi-purpose dial
Corsair Corsair’s new $229.99 K100 is currently the company’s most expensive mechanical gaming keyboard. What lends to the high cost, in part, is the handy iCue control dial at its t...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Microsofts new $549 Surface Laptop Go aims to compete with Chromebooks
Microsoft’s new Surface Laptop Go. | Microsoft Microsoft is introducing a new Surface Laptop Go today, designed to be a more affordable alternative to the company’s more premium devi...
12:00 pm - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Star Wars: Squadrons is as good (and as hard) as actually flying an X-Wing
There’s an enemy fighter on my tail. I glance out the window of my X-Wing, and call out to two of my wingmates in Vanguard Squadron to pick the TIEs off my back, restock on missiles, and...
11:30 am - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Can the Pixel 5 camera still compete using the same old aging sensor?
Google’s new Pixel phones are here, as is the annual round of speculation over how their cameras will perform. The Pixel cameras have been in a weird spot for a couple of years; the Pixe...
11:00 am - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge The Pixel 5 and 4A 5G play it safe
Image: Google Google’s fall hardware presentation was a slickly-produced 30-minute affair with four products, as expected. You can experience it with our liveblog here or catch up on t...
11:00 am - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Once again, ULA delays launch of its rocket carrying classified spy satellite
Update October 1st, 7AM ET: Yet again, ULA stopped the launch mere seconds before takeoff, after a sensor reported a faulty reading. The main combustion chambers in the engines did not ign...
10:00 am - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Facebooks latest integrations with Instagram could make it harder for regulators to break up the company
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Today, let’s talk about a couple little things that could turn into a big thing. In January 2019, Mike Isaac reported a noteworthy developme...
08:36 am - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge New Chromecast works as a cheap but unsupported xCloud streamer
The new Chromecast includes both a dongle and remote. | Google Google’s new Chromecast can run Microsoft’s xCloud if you’re prepared to sideload the game streaming service, The Ver...
08:10 am - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Outlook is down worldwide
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft’s Outlook service is down worldwide, affecting Outlook on the web, Outlook.com, and Outlook on desktop and mobile. The outage started at aroun...
08:10 am - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Outlook was down worldwide for four hours
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft’s Outlook service was down worldwide today, affecting Outlook on the web, Outlook.com, and Outlook on desktop and mobile. The outage started a...
07:01 am - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Astros A03 is its first set of in-ear headphones made for gaming
Astro Astro is debuting its first set of in-ear headphones, the A03. It’s an unexpected step for the company, which traditionally makes over-ear gaming headsets, like the new A20 Gen 2...
12:37 am - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge Google says the Pixels Soli radar and Motion Sense will return
Image: Google Google’s $799 Pixel 4 had built-in radar. The new $699 Pixel 5 does not — it ditches the sensor-laden forehead of its predecessor entirely in favor of thinner bezels an...
12:36 am - Thu, October 1, 2020
The Verge The just-announced Pixel 5 has somehow already been unboxed
The Pixel 5, Google’s latest Android flagship, was just announced today, and someone on YouTube has already posted an unboxing video of the new device ahead of its release (via 9to5Googl...
11:26 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Facebook will ban ads that wrongly claim election victory
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook will ban ads that wrongly claim victory in the US presidential race. The news comes a week after the company announced it would reject a...
10:34 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge One of Google Stadias most interesting features, Crowd Choice, is finally coming this week
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google has always wanted its cloud game-streaming service, Stadia, to change how YouTube streamers interact with their fans. Nearly ten months...
09:42 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Googles new Hold for Me feature saves you from elevator music
For many of us, calling a doctor’s office, an insurance carrier, customer support, or indeed any kind of administrative office has become an exercise in frustration — especially these ...
09:15 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Heres how the new Pixel 5 compares with the Pixel 4A 5G and Pixel 4A
Photo: Google Google’s fall hardware event ended this afternoon after a breezy 30 minutes of rapid-fire product announcements, with the stars of the show being the new Pixel 5 and Pixe...
08:20 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Verizon has an exclusive Pixel 4A 5G thats $100 more expensive
Image: Verizon Verizon is getting an exclusive model of the Pixel 4A 5G: it comes in white, it supports Verizon-specific 5G bands, and it’s $100 more expensive. Verizon has dubbed this...
08:17 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Chromecast Ultra is dead, long live Chromecast Ultra (and this new Ethernet dongle)
Google’s new $50 “Chromecast with Google TV” has supplanted the Chromecast Ultra in practically every way — so you probably won’t be surprised to hear Google is getting rid of it...
07:50 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Googles Recorder app is getting an audio editing feature
Google At today’s Google event, the company announced that its Recorder app, which is available for Pixel 2 or newer phones, is getting a nice update that should make it a lot easier t...
07:05 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge After lengthy delays, ULAs most powerful rocket poised to launch classified spy satellite
After many weeks of delays due to faulty equipment and bad weather, the United Launch Alliance is set to launch its most powerful rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, lofting a classified ...
07:04 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge YouTube TV is losing Fox regional sports networks
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge A number of Fox regional sports networks (RSNs) will no longer be available for YouTube TV subscribers beginning October 1st, the company announc...
07:03 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge How to preorder the Google Pixel 5, the Pixel 4A 5G and the Nest Audio
Google announced a bunch of products at its big hardware event. As expected, we saw the Google Pixel 5, its new $699 flagship 5G-ready phone. We also saw a more affordable Pixel 4A with 5G...
06:50 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Improved Google Photos editor is rolling out now on Android
Google is starting to roll out a new editing mode for Google Photos on Android, which adds machine learning-powered automatic suggestions, and improved tools for more granular manual contr...
06:37 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge The 7 biggest announcements from Googles Pixel 5 event
Photo: Google Google just wrapped up its fall hardware event where it debuted the Pixel 5, the less expensive Pixel 4A 5G, the oft-rumored Chromecast with Google TV software built in, as...
06:30 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Google Play Movies & TV is now Google TV but its not the same Google TV that runs on Android TV on the new Chromecast, its an app
Along with the launch of the new Chromecast with Google TV, which we’ve just reviewed, Google is changing the name of the Google Play Movies & TV app to Google TV. The rename is happ...
06:30 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Google announces new Chromecast with the new Google TV interface
The new Chromecast | Google After seven years on the market, Google is finally giving the Chromecast its most-requested feature: a remote control. Today, the company is announcing the la...
06:30 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Google Chromecast (2020) review: reinvented and now with a remote
The new Google TV software makes it easy to find something to watch Continue reading… ...
06:30 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge The new Chromecast with Google TV wont officially support Stadia at launch
Image: Google Google’s new $50 Chromecast with Google TV will support a lot of the streaming services most people would want, although Apple TV Plus appears to be a notable holdout. Th...
06:13 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Googles new Nest Audio smart speaker is official, costs $99.99
Google Nest Audio Google has officially announced the new Nest Audio smart speaker, the latest in its line of smart speakers powered by the Google Assistant. The Nest Audio replaces the ...
06:00 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Biden team encourages early voting with new USPS Snapchat campaign
Biden-Harris campaign On Wednesday, the Biden for President team will release a new Snapchat lens encouraging supporters to vote early in key swing states ahead of the US presidential el...
05:59 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Peter Parker looks like a store-brand Tom Holland in Spider-Man Remastered on PS5
Sony has revealed that Spider-Man Remastered will have one major change from the original: the character model for Peter Parker looks completely different. He now closely resembles Tom Hol...
05:49 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Fargo spins a tale that sounds a little too familiar
Through the lens of a lot of popular fiction, the story of organized crime in America is the story of American immigration. From The Godfather to Scarface to American Me and Gangs of New Y...
05:42 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge If youre sick this fall, youll probably get two virus tests
A COVID-19 test. | Photo by Niels Wenstedt/BSR Agency/Getty Images If you go to see a doctor with flu-like symptoms this flu season, chances are you’re going to get swabbed for two te...
05:30 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Live blog: Googles Pixel 5, 4A 5G, Chromecast, and Nest speaker event
Image: Google Google’s fall hardware lineup aims for the midrange Continue reading… ...
05:16 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Microsoft may announce a new Surface Laptop tomorrow
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Earlier this month, we caught wind that Microsoft was preparing a new, smaller Surface Laptop for later this year, reportedly with a 12.5-inch...
05:00 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Steam is hosting a festival for digital tabletop games next month
Steam Valve and tabletop company Auroch Digital will host an online festival next month for “games that cross between physical and digital.” Called the Steam Digital Tabletop Fest, t...
04:50 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Amazon says rising injury rates are due to generous recuperation time
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Tuesday, Reveal published a major report about rising injury rates at Amazon’s fulfillment warehouses, sourced from leaked internal data and ...
04:24 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Windows on ARM is about to get lots of apps thanks to new x64 emulation
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft is officially revealing it’s working on x64 app emulation support for Windows on ARM today. Currently, Windows on ARM devices like...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge A Clubhouse conversation has sparked accusations of anti-Semitism
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Jewish users on the invite-only social network Clubhouse say they no longer feel safe on the app after a heated conversation Monday night, which m...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Twitchs Soundtrack feature debuts today, and it will let streamers play music while theyre live
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, Twitch releases Soundtrack, a new product that allows streamers to play music while they’re live — or, at least, that’s the simplest ...
03:27 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge SanDisks latest portable SSDs have boosted speed and security
Image: SanDisk The SanDisk Extreme and the Sandisk Extreme Pro are a pair of speedy external SSDs that also have the hardware to keep your data safe and secure. The more expensive SanDis...
02:49 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Teenage Engineerings new OB-4 is a radio, instrument, and speaker all in one
Image: Teenage Engineering The synth wizards at Swedish electronics maker Teenage Engineering just introduced perhaps their most perplexing and intriguing product yet: a rewindable radio...
02:43 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Googles Pixel 5 and Chromecast event: all of the latest news
Keep up with all of the announcements and analysis Continue reading… ...
02:30 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge How to sign up for Amazon Prime
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This year, Amazon’s Prime Day sales will be coming on October 13th and 14th — three months later than usual, due to the coronavirus pandemic. ...
02:00 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Xiaomis Mi 10T Pro has a 144Hz screen and a 5,000mAh battery
Xiaomi has announced the Mi 10T Pro, its latest flagship phone. The device follows the strategy seen last year, where the sleek Mi 9 was followed by a largely unrelated Mi 9T Pro with a he...
02:00 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Marshall adds Qi wireless charging to its latest headphones
Image: Zound Industries Zound Industries has announced its latest pair of Marshall-branded headphones, the Major IV. Like previous Marshall headphones, the Major IVs have a formidable ba...
01:36 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Facebook launches cross-platform messaging on Instagram and Messenger
Facebook has taken its biggest step yet in integrating its various messaging platforms, allowing select users on Messenger and Instagram to message one another app to app. In addition to t...
01:29 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Fat Bear Week is the matchup 2020 needs
Brown Bear, Ursos arctos, relaxing near creek Katmai, Alaska. | Photo by: David Tipling/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Sometimes, we need to appreciate the really big things in ...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Asus ZenBook 14 UX425EA review: a standard step ahead
The battle between Intel and AMD continues Continue reading… ...
12:06 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Lynk & Cos compact SUV costs 500 a month but might earn you a profit
Image: Lynk & Co Car company Lynk & Co has finally revealed the details of its hybrid ownership model, which lets people subscribe to its Lynk & Co 01 compact SUV for €500 ...
12:00 pm - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Googles Pixel 5 event: how to watch todays live stream
WinFuture Google isn’t known for keeping secrets, especially about the phones they plan to introduce. In the case of Google’s upcoming Launch Night In event, we’re looking forward ...
11:00 am - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge The Google Pixel couldnt win at the high end, but the midrange isnt any easier
Image: OnLeaks/PriceBaba Today, Google will announce the Pixel 5 and 4A 5G. Well, not so much “announce” as launch, since the company already told us these phones were coming when it...
10:51 am - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Premiere 4K laser projector now available, starting at $3,499
The Premiere promises a big screen even when placed right up against a wall. | Image: Samsung The Premiere, a 4K laser projector from Samsung that’s designed as an alternative to its h...
10:00 am - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Why Coinbase will struggle to ban politics from the workplace
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Programming note: There’s a presidential debate tonight! Here’s how to watch it online. And here’s Politico’s handy “pre-bunk” of 10 ...
09:28 am - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Amazon starts offering virtual classes and sightseeing tours via new Explore platform
Image: Amazon Amazon has launched Explore, a new platform which it promises will let you “explore anything from lessons to landmarks.” It works via a video stream, with tour guides, ...
01:12 am - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge 911 outages have become a fact of life are we even fixing this?
In 2014, after what we described as “frequent failures,” a previous administration’s FCC attempted to change how the United States’ emergency 911 system works, including making it ...
01:09 am - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Apple outage affects App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, iCloud, Photos and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Many Apple services were hit by outages Tuesday evening, including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, and Apple Arcade, according to Apple...
01:09 am - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Apple outage affected App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, iCloud, Photos and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Many Apple services were hit by outages Tuesday evening, including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, and Apple Arcade, according to Apple...
12:32 am - Wed, September 30, 2020
The Verge Twitters voice tweets are rolling out to more iOS users, and transcriptions are on the way
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has just expanded its voice tweets feature, which lets you record a snippet of audio to include with a tweet, to more users on iOS. But pe...