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10:30 pm - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge Ticketmaster will pay $10 million for hacking rival ticket seller
Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images Ticketmaster has agreed to pay $10 million for breaking into a competitors’ network. The company and its parent Live Nation admitted ...
09:36 pm - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge The LG Wings dual screens get a little easier to use in a new software update
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge LG’s screen-swiveling Wing was one of the most interesting looking smartphones of 2020, but its unique design was held back by p...
08:04 pm - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge Trade-in site Gazelle is ending trade-ins
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Gazelle, one of the longest-running used smartphone buyers in the US, has announced the end of its core trade-in program, wh...
08:03 pm - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge Metro: Last Light Redux is free on GOG
If you’ve never gotten around to buying and playing Metro: Last Light, the remastered version is free on the GOG store today and tomorrow (via Polygon). The game has been out...
05:59 pm - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge Maneater and the latest Tomb Raider are among the latest free games for PS Plus subscribers
Sony has announced its January lineup of games that are free for PS Plus subscribers to download. Starting January 5th, you’ll be able to get the PS5-only version of Maneate...
05:54 pm - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge Amazon buys Wondery, setting itself up to compete against Spotify for podcast domination
Amazon Wondery, one of the last major independent podcast networks, is now owned by Amazon. The companies announced the deal today, ending speculation about who might e...
05:34 pm - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge A quirk of COVID-19 tests can track the new coronavirus variant
A traveler at Los Angeles International Airport takes a COVID-19 test December 22nd. | Photo by Mario Tama / Getty Images Health officials in the United States may be a...
04:00 pm - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge Peloton tests its own exclusive music with three Elvis remixes
Peloton is getting into the music business. The popular fitness startup, already known for its use of popular music during its classes, announced today that it will be commissi...
03:10 pm - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge Most of 2020s best holiday deals could end later this week
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge When the calendar flips over to 2021 this Friday, January 1st, some of the best deals that we’ve been featuring for the past few mont...
03:00 pm - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge 11 great sci-fi books from 2020 to check out on your new Kindle
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge It’s not easy to make it to a library right now, and with a long winter stuck at home looming ahead for many of us, there...
02:07 pm - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge Samsungs One UI 3.0 update starts rolling out to Galaxy Note 10 devices
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Samsung’s One UI 3.0 update has started hitting older Samsung devices, starting with the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge 10 great games to play on your new 2020 VR headset
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you received a virtual reality gaming headset this holiday season, congratulations! Whether you’ve got the newly releas...
09:43 am - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge New Samsung TVs with HDR10 will adapt to ambient lighting
It’s unclear if Samsung’s existing TVs will be updated to support the feature. | Image: Samsung HDR10+ Adaptive is a new feature coming to the high dynamic range st...
02:06 am - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge A modder has made a Nintendo 64 thats smaller than the originals controller
Photo: GmanModz Taking an old console and making it as small as possible is a well-established tradition in the modding community, and there may be a new victor in the ...
01:09 am - Wed, December 30, 2020
The Verge Apple pulls iPhone app promoting secret parties during the COVID-19 pandemic
Promotional screen from Vybe’s now-defunct website. An iOS app called Vybe Together that promoted private parties during the COVID-19 pandemic has been removed from t...
10:30 pm - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge McConnell ties full repeal of Section 230 to push for $2,000 stimulus checks
Photo by Rod Lamkey-Pool/Getty Images On Tuesday night, McConnell introduced a new bill tying increased stimulus payments to a full repeal of Section 230, according to ...
09:35 pm - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge You can escape this room, but youll never escape Google Docs
For anyone who’s been lucky enough to spend the majority of the pandemic working from home, the idea of escaping the room (or couch) that’s become a makeshift office is pro...
09:35 pm - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge No, NFL player Russell Okung is not being paid in Bitcoin
Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images “Panthers’ Russell Okung Becomes First NFL Player to Be Paid in Bitcoin,” the headline proclaimed — and soon, ones just li...
09:18 pm - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge Apple loses early challenge in virtualization copyright claim
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has lost an early challenge in its lawsuit against Corellium, a security firm that offers a virtualized version of iOS for...
08:26 pm - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge Apple supplier Lens Technology accused of using forced Uighur labor
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A major Chinese supplier of consumer electronics components, Lens Technology, has been accused of using forced Uighur labor ...
08:17 pm - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge Boston Dynamics robots can now dance better than you can
Boston Dynamics’ Atlas and Spot robots can do a lot of things: sprinting, gymnastic routines, parkour, backflips, open doors to let in an army of their friends, wash dishes, ...
08:17 pm - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge Boston Dynamics robots take over the dance floor in latest video
Boston Dynamics’ Atlas and Spot robots can do a lot of things: sprinting, gymnastic routines, parkour, backflips, open doors to let in an army of their friends, wash dishes, ...
07:33 pm - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge Section 230 has become a bargaining chip in ongoing stimulus talks
Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images A series of unexpected negotiating maneuvers have put Section 230 — a critical liability shield for online platforms — back...
05:53 pm - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge The Brexit deal calls for DNA profiles to use a 20-year-old email app
The mammoth, last-minute deal that will govern the United Kingdom and European Union’s trade relations going forward post-Brexit has been finalized in the nick of time. But s...
05:20 pm - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge Google inexplicably takes away wide-angle astrophotography from Pixel phones
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Pixel 5 and 4a 5G users can no longer use their ultrawide cameras to take pictures of the stars: Google apparently removed t...
03:00 pm - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge 26 great apps for your new 2020 Windows PC
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge If you bought a new Windows laptop on Black Friday or received one as a gift, you may be struggling to figure out which apps to download...
02:47 pm - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge Beats Powerbeats Pro are selling for just $90 refurbished at Best Buy
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge You can snag a refurbished set of the Beats Powerbeats Pro, the company’s latest truly wireless earphones, for $90 at Best Buy. This ...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge 11 great apps ready for your new 2020 M1 Mac
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge This year marked the introduction of the first Macs to be powered by Apple’s own silicon instead of Intel chips. As is evidenced by ...
10:55 am - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge Apple Watch leak offers rare glimpse inside Ultra security program
Image: Apple Demo New images and video purporting to show an Apple Watch prototype, concealed by a security case that resembles a tiny iPod, offer a rare look behind th...
03:00 am - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge LGs new QNED TVs will have up to nearly 30,000 tiny LEDs behind the screen
Image: LG LG might be the company that’s most synonymous with OLED TVs, but tonight it’s announcing what to expect from its LCD-based sets in 2021. Like other manuf...
01:44 am - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge Coinbase halts trading of XRP following SEC suit against Ripple
Photo Illustration by Yu Chun Christopher Wong/S3studio/Getty Images Coinbase announced today that it is halting all trades of XRP on its cryptocurrency exchange, accor...
01:35 am - Tue, December 29, 2020
The Verge Google inexplicably takes away wide-angle astrophotography from Pixel phones
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Pixel 5 and 4a 5G users can no longer use their ultra-wide cameras to take pictures of the stars: Google apparently removed ...
10:52 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge Your car may be recording more data than you know
When we think about privacy and who can access our location data, we’re often focusing on our phones, and not on the machine that actually takes us places: our car. A recent ...
09:45 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge In 2023, you wont be able to fly most drones in the US without broadcasting your location
Photo: Sean O’Kane / The Verge If you intend to fly a drone in the US, you’re going to want to pay attention: the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) just issued ...
09:39 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge TikToks one-night Ratatouille musical will star some of Broadways biggest names
Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical has some big Broadway talent on board for its January 1st streaming performance. Adam Lambert, Wayne Brady, Kevin Chamberlin, Mary Testa, and Pr...
09:24 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge New York Posts Hunter Biden laptop source sues Twitter for defamation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A computer repair shop owner cited in a controversial New York Post story is suing Twitter for defamation, claiming its content ...
08:21 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge Trump administration appeals yet another TikTok ruling
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Trump administration has gained some experience losing in court recently, and has suffered setback after setback in its stan...
07:51 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge You can get a OnePlus 7T for $300 at B&H
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The T-Mobile variant of the OnePlus 7T is on sale at B&H for $300, undercutting OnePlus’s own sale at $350. This matches the low...
07:50 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge After stumbling with one film universe, DC is trying for two
There are about to be way, way, way more DC movies — and some will be released as HBO Max exclusives. Following the release of Wonder Woman 1984 last week, DC Films presiden...
07:13 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge Go read this New Yorker report on the failed response to COVID-19 in the US
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge There are three moments this year that determined the scale of the COVID-19 catastrophe in the United States, argues New Yorker ...
07:01 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge Xiaomis Mi 11 announced with Snapdragon 888 and 120Hz OLED display
Image: Xaomi Xiaomi has announced their new flagship for 2021: the Mi 11. The Chinese variant of the phone sports a modified design and upgraded specs that give a good ...
06:43 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge Volkswagen teases an electric car-charging robot with eyes
Image: Volkswagen Volkswagen says it’s made a prototype of the electric vehicle charging robot concept it first showed off in proof-of-concept form in late 2019, and ...
06:22 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge Detailed Samsung Galaxy S21 specs leak ahead of expected January 14th announcement
The Samsung S21 and S21 Plus will likely make a formal debut in a few short weeks | Photo: WinFuture We’ll likely see a formal Samsung Galaxy S21 announcement on Janu...
04:54 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge AT&T recovers from multi-state outage after Nashville bombing
Photo by Thaddaeus McAdams/Getty Images AT&T says its services have mostly recovered from a bombing that caused multi-state internet outages on Christmas. The explo...
04:25 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge Vizios 65-inch 4K QLED TV is cheaper than ever at Best Buy
Photo: Vizio You can pick up Vizio’s 65-inch M-series (model M65Q7-H1) 4K TV for just $580 at Best Buy when you’re signed in with a free My Best Buy account. Otherw...
03:17 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge ZTE Axon 20 5G teardown shows how the worlds first under-display selfie camera works
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge The quest to banish the notch from modern smartphone design has resulted in some pretty clever innovations, the latest of which happens ...
03:00 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge 11 great apps for your new 2020 Android device
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The first thing to do when you get a new phone is to log back into all your accounts — email, Facebook, Signal, and so on ...
02:38 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge You can now reserve a preorder for Samsungs Galaxy S21
Image: Android Police Samsung’s Galaxy S21 lineup of phones will reportedly debut on January 14th. If there’s even a slight chance you might pick one up, you can no...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 28, 2020
The Verge 12 great apps for your new iPhone in 2020
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you’re lucky enough to have unwrapped a new iPhone as a holiday gift this year, you’ll probably want to install some ...
09:54 pm - Sun, December 27, 2020
The Verge The ashes of Scotty from Star Trek are aboard the International Space Station
James Doohan played Montgomery Scott in the original Star Trek TV show | Getty The ashes of the late James Doohan, who played chief engineer Montgomery Scott on the ori...
07:31 pm - Sun, December 27, 2020
The Verge Warner Bros. fast-tracking Wonder Woman 3 with Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot on board
Warner Bros. Just two days after Wonder Woman 1984 hit theaters and HBO Max, Warner Bros. says it has put the third installment in the franchise on the fast track. Gal ...
04:05 pm - Sun, December 27, 2020
The Verge New trailers: Tiger, Coming 2 America, The Little Things, and more
Denzel Washington and Rami Malek star in The Little Things | Warner Bros. So I watched Wonder Woman 1984 and I may need to watch a second time before I decide what I th...
04:05 pm - Sun, December 27, 2020
The Verge New trailers: Tiger, Coming 2 America, The Little Things, and more
Denzel Washington and Rami Malek star in The Little Things. | Image: Warner Bros. So I watched Wonder Woman 1984, and I may need to watch it a second time before I deci...
10:16 pm - Sat, December 26, 2020
The Verge Apple iCloud sign-in and activation issue appears resolved after nearly 36 hours
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge To all of you who got a new Apple device for Christmas, congrats! But you might have had some difficulty setting up and signing ...
07:00 pm - Sat, December 26, 2020
The Verge Xiaomi Mi 11 wont come with charger after it mocked Apple for not including a charger
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Lei Jun, the CEO of Chinese phone maker Xiaomi, has confirmed that its upcoming Mi 11 phone will not come with a charger, citing environ...
07:00 pm - Sat, December 26, 2020
The Verge Xiaomis Mi 11 wont come with charger after it mocked Apple for not including a charger
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Lei Jun, the CEO of Chinese phone maker Xiaomi, has confirmed that its upcoming Mi 11 phone will not come with a charger, citing environ...
05:21 pm - Sat, December 26, 2020
The Verge Investor sues CD Projekt over bungled CyberPunk 2077 launch
The anticipated CyberPunk 2077 launch wasn’t just a disaster for gamers, but for the game’s investors, too. A lawsuit filed yesterday against CD Projekt, the company behind...
03:00 pm - Sat, December 26, 2020
The Verge 10 great games from 2020 for your new Nintendo Switch
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge We’re now at a point where you can comfortably describe the Nintendo Switch as “mature.” It’s no longer a new device...
02:32 pm - Sat, December 26, 2020
The Verge Apple iCloud sign-in and activation arent working for some users
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge To all of you who got a new Apple device for Christmas, congrats! But you might have some difficulty setting up and signing in t...
01:36 pm - Sat, December 26, 2020
The Verge 10 great games from 2020 for your new gaming PC
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Whether you’ve just gotten a new Windows-based gaming laptop or desktop, or you just want some new game ideas, we have ten sugge...
10:08 pm - Fri, December 25, 2020
The Verge Teslas new Boombox feature will let car owners fart at unsuspecting neighbors
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla’s new holiday update will finally give people the ability to use a new Boombox mode, which can broadcast custom audio on...
08:00 pm - Fri, December 25, 2020
The Verge So you got a 5G phone, but is your plan ready?
5G in the US isn’t mind-bogglingly fast, but it is going to get better | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Your guide to the current state of 5G carrier pla...
04:54 pm - Fri, December 25, 2020
The Verge Investor sues CD Projekt over bungled CyberPunk 2077 launch
The anticipated CyberPunk 2077 launch wasn’t just a disaster for gamers, but for the game’s investors, too. A lawsuit filed yesterday against CD Projekt, the company behind...
03:00 pm - Fri, December 25, 2020
The Verge 10 great games from 2020 for your new Xbox
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Whether you recently bought or soon plan to buy an Xbox Series X or an Xbox Series S, or are sticking with your Xbox One console, it...
02:01 pm - Fri, December 25, 2020
The Verge US requires negative coronavirus test from UK travelers
Photo by Joseph Okpako/Getty Images Anyone flying into the United States from the United Kingdom will have to test negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours before their fl...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 25, 2020
The Verge 9 great games from 2020 for your new PlayStation 5
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you’re one of the lucky few who has snagged a PlayStation 5 since it launched in early November — congratulations. Securing a n...
11:27 pm - Thu, December 24, 2020
The Verge GoDaddy wins our 2020 award for most evil company email
What’s the cruelest prank you can make on employees who are struggling during a global pandemic when millions of people have lost their jobs or lives? GoDaddy — a web domai...
08:02 pm - Thu, December 24, 2020
The Verge Warner Bros. believes that theaters will still exist in 2023
Warner Bros. ruffled some feathers when it announced it would release all of its new 2021 movies simultaneously on HBO Max, but the company seems to be betting that theaters wo...
03:00 pm - Thu, December 24, 2020
The Verge Amazon Echo Frames review: listen to these specs
Great in concept, but there’s a limit to what Alexa can do on a phone Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 24, 2020
The Verge Heres when you can watch Wonder Woman 1984, Soul, and Bridgerton on Christmas Day
Image: Warner Bros. December 25th is going to be a big deal for streaming, with blockbusters like Wonder Woman 1984 and Soul debuting on HBO Max and Disney Plus, respec...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 24, 2020
The Verge Heres an HDMI-themed holiday podcast to listen to this season
Alex Castro Happy holidays! Here is our gift to you: over an hour of audio content exclusively dedicated to HDMI. If you’re lucky this holiday season, you may be ope...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 24, 2020
The Verge Tony Robbins claims he saved his employee from COVID she says thats a lie
Illustration by William Joel, Photography by Jim Spellman/WireImage & Astrid Stawiar via Getty Images Behind Tony Robbins’ dangerous approach to the pand...
09:36 am - Thu, December 24, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Buds Pro said to cost $199
The upcoming Galaxy Buds Pro collection. | Evan Blass More details of Samsung’s unannounced Galaxy Buds Pro wireless earbuds with active noise cancelation have leaked...
11:54 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Five easy ways for Elon Musk to combine his companies into a superconglomerate
Photo by Pauline Acalin for The Verge Elon Musk thinks it’s a “good idea” to create a holding company above Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and The Boring Company — a...
11:12 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Nuro can now charge for robot deliveries in California
Nuro is now the first company in California that’s allowed to operate autonomous cars commercially (via TechCrunch). The company received a permit that allowed it to test its...
11:03 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge The Queens Gambit Funko Pops immortalize the show in plastic
Image: Funko Inc. In what will hopefully be the last surprise of 2020, Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit is getting its own set of Pop! Vinyl figurines from Funko. The t...
11:03 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Verge readers can get two years of PlayStation Plus for only $58
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you own a PS4 or PS5 and need to renew your PlayStation Plus membership soon, Eneba has an incredible deal on its website right now...
10:55 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077s 1.06 update is here to reduce your fear of corrupted savegames
Cyberpunk 2077 is still fighting its way through some terrible (and hilarious) glitches, but developer CD Projekt Red is killing the nastiest bugs fairly quickly: today’s jus...
10:03 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Google reportedly asked employees to strike a positive tone in research paper
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has added a layer of scrutiny for research papers on sensitive topics including gender, race, and political ideology. A s...
09:47 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Andrew Yang is running for mayor of New York City
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang has filed paperwork to run for mayor of New York. NBC 4 New York first reported th...
09:26 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Daft Punk releases complete edition of their stunning Tron: Legacy score
Fans of Daft Punk’s incredible Tron: Legacy score will receive a pretty good holiday gift this year: an extended version that’s now available on Spotify and Apple Music. T...
09:18 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Today I learned that the iOS calculator has a scientific mode
Today I learned that the iPhone’s built-in calculator app has a scientific mode — and all you have to do to access it is turn your phone on its side. If you’re the type o...
09:01 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Venture back into the underworld to curl up in front of Hades excellent Yule log
It’s nearly the holidays, which means that in the long-standing tradition of the internet, it’s also time for novelty, themed Yule log videos. And this year brings an excel...
08:45 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Verge readers can get two years of PlayStation Plus for only $60
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you own a PS4 or PS5 and need to renew your PlayStation Plus membership soon, Eneba has an incredible deal on its website right now...
08:41 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Trump vetoes $740 billion defense bill after Section 230 complaints
Photo by Erin Schaff / Getty Images President Donald Trump has vetoed an annual defense bill authorizing billions of dollars in military spending after complaints that ...
08:37 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge I have not played Cyberpunk 2077 but its my favorite game of the year
Image: CD Projekt Red Like many non-gamers, I have experienced Cyberpunk 2077 mostly through news articles and Twitter posts. And I’ve got to say — this is possibly...
08:27 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Teslas success helped aim a fire hose of cash at EV startups in 2020
Image: XPeng California EV startup Canoo became a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ stock exchange on Tuesday under the ticker $GOEV, marking an incredible mileston...
07:13 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 leak suggests better battery life is on the way
Photo by Evan Blass / Voice Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook 2 seems like it will improve on the battery life and price of its predecessor, according to leaked Samsung sli...
07:02 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Samsungs deleting ads that mocked Apple for not including a charger in the box
Photo: Samsung (via 9to5Google) Samsung has been caught deleting an ad that makes fun of Apple for not including a charging brick with the iPhone 12 — the same thing ...
06:57 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Batman: The Animated Series and Batman Beyond are finally coming to HBO Max in January
A number of beloved DC titles are moving from DC Universe to HBO Max on January 1st, including Batman: The Animated Series and Batman Beyond. Starting in 2021, series and movi...
06:24 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Monitoring COVID-19 vaccine safety means sorting signal from noise
Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images With the launch of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign, officials expect to see a surge in the number of potential bad v...
05:22 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Into the Spider-Verse is leaving Netflix, and it plays into 2020s biggest streaming problem
Image: Sony Pictures Animation Two of the biggest movies people want to talk about this week are Wonder Woman 1984 and Pixar’s Soul, but there’s another film that c...
04:17 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge The ACLU is suing for more information about the FBIs phone-hacking lab
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a new lawsuit demanding information about the FBI’s Electronic Device Ana...
03:08 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Zoom may launch an email service and calendar app to compete with Google and Microsoft
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Videoconferencing platform Zoom has had a blockbuster year, with its stock price rising more than 500 percent due to the unprece...
02:55 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge The CDC says the top global health story of 2020 was mosquitoes
Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Like they do every December, websites across the internet are rounding up their best posts and stories from the year. That i...
02:06 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge The government blacklisted DJI drones, but some drone companies are more confused than worried
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Last week, the US Department of Commerce put Chinese drone maker DJI on its Entity List, limiting how it can work with US companies. T...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 review: powerful portable gaming
A great gaming rig and an okay laptop Continue reading… ...
10:21 am - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra S Pen support confirmed by FCC
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra. | Photo: WinFuture An FCC listing confirms that Samsung’s S Pen stylus can be used with the company’s upcoming flagship Galax...
10:00 am - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Telegram gets Discord-like group voice chats
Telegram is adding a new group voice chats feature that’s similar to an always-on Discord room. Voice chats are now part of existing text chats, and operate as a persistent o...
01:51 am - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Nearly half a billion users played Among Us in November
Image: InnerSloth With roughly half a billion people reportedly playing it in November, Among Us has had the most monthly players for a mobile game ever, beating giants...
12:33 am - Wed, December 23, 2020
The Verge Roast your own Spotify listens with this snarky AI
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The yearly Spotify Wrapped is a rather upbeat affair, which doesn’t doesn’t quite match everyone’s mood this year. For the...
11:52 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge SEC says third-largest cryptocurrency was sold all wrong
Illustration by Alex Castro Ripple, its former CEO and founder Christian Larsen, and its current CEO Bradley Garlinghouse are being sued by the US Securities and Exchan...
11:34 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Substack says readers and writers are really in charge of moderation
Substack plans to take a “hands-off approach” to determining who can use its newsletter platform and “resist public pressure” to remove writers seen by some as “unacc...
11:03 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Sony says its already seeing some benefits from WarnerMedias big HBO Max bet
Photo: Sony Pictures Entertainment Sony Pictures saw a “bit of a boom” in interest from Hollywood creatives who want to work with a studio committed to theatrical r...
10:52 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge A OnePlus smartwatch is finally coming in 2021
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge OnePlus will finally be making a smartwatch in 2021, CEO Pete Lau has announced on Twitter, marking the first foray into wearable devi...
10:35 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Verizons nationwide 5G can be slower than its LTE network, tests show
Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Verizon’s new nationwide 5G network is reportedly slower than its LTE network, to the point that users ar...
10:30 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Google and Nickelback really want you to look at your photographs
Image: Google Nickelback has created a parody version of its own song “Photograph” for a new Google Photos ad, and it’s a lot more entertaining than you might sus...
10:21 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Steams winter sale is live here are the best games to get
Steam’s annual winter sale is live. If you’ve been meaning to buy some games, either for yourself or as a gift for upcoming holidays, now’s the time to take a look around...
10:07 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Congratulations, the US got you cryptocurrency regulation for Christmas
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Under new proposed regulations from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, it may become much easier for the government to tr...
09:31 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge The New York Times crossword can now haunt your living room in augmented reality
I’ve done it. | New York Times A miniature New York Times crossword can now float above your couch, courtesy of an augmented reality effect available on the Times’...
09:15 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge ElonMusksays Apple refused a meeting to acquire Tesla
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Elon Musk said Tuesday that he wanted to sell Tesla to Apple during the “darkest days” of the Model 3 rollout but that CEO Tim Co...
09:10 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Go read this Wall Street Journal report on Amazons obsession with cloning and crushing its rivals
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Amazon’s near-total e-commerce dominance is now the subject of regulatory scrutiny, and a new investigation from The Wall Street J...
07:55 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Twitter will make Joe Bidens @POTUS account start with zero followers
Photo by Joshua Roberts / Getty Images President Biden is going to need some Twitter followers. Twitter plans to wipe out all followers from the @POTUS and @WhiteHouse ...
07:54 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 has sold more than 13 million copies, despite launch disaster and refunds
Image: CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077 has already sold more than 13 million copies since its launch two weeks ago, according to the parent company of developer CD Projek...
07:34 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Facebook offered to license its network and code to avoid antitrust action
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In the wake of the groundbreaking Federal Trade Commission lawsuit against Facebook, The Washington Post is reporting new detail...
07:19 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Watch Nicolas Cage shout expletives in History of Swear Words trailer
Image: Netflix If you’ve ever wondered how profanity actually became profane, Nicolas Cage is here to help you out. The actor is no stranger to swearing, but in Netfl...
07:06 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge New felony streaming measure is aimed at piracy services, not Twitch streamers
Photo by AL DRAGO/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Yes, Congress approved a new bill Monday that would classify illegal streaming as a felony offense, but the feds won’t be ...
06:57 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge The stimulus bill will phase out super greenhouse gases
A worker on a rooftop installing air conditioning at a hotel. | Photo by: Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Congress’s $900 billion stimulus b...
06:25 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Driving the XC40 Recharge, Volvos first electric crossover with native Android Auto
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Volvo’s first EV is an impressive blend of Swedish ingenuity and electric performance Continue reading… ...
06:06 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge GameStop will reportedly accept Cyberpunk 2077 returns, even if youve opened the game
Image: CD Projekt Red GameStop reportedly sent a memo to employees telling them to accept returns of Cyberpunk 2077, even in the event the physical game box has already...
05:47 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Toss a Coin to your Witcher is even catchier broken down into different languages
Image: Netflix Remember this time last year, when everyday didn’t bring with it a new horror and people just wanted to talk about The Witcher? Well, now a new video f...
05:45 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Watch Nicolas Cage shout expletives in History of Swear Words trailer
Image: Netflix If you’ve ever wondered how profanity actually became profane, Nicolas Cage is here to help you out. The actor is no stranger to swearing, but in Netfl...
05:30 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Let Tree.fm give you a hug
Photo by Dmitry Feoktistov / TASS via Getty Images “Trees have a curious relationship to the subject of the present moment,” she said. So I gaze on the present,whi...
04:25 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge You can now play Microsofts Flight Simulator in VR
Image: Microsoft Microsoft Flight Simulator has always been about making you feel like a pilot, but you’ve never been able to experience it in VR — until today. Wit...
04:11 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Instagram creators were promised a $500 sponsorship but ended up with $40 face scrubbers
Photo by Lauren Clitheroe All of the women tell the same story of how they were scammed. A company called The SkinGlo emailed them with a tempting deal: it was looking ...
03:53 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Free speech Reddit clone Voat says it will shut down on Christmas
Photo by ROB ENGELAAR/ANP/AFP via Getty Images Voat, an “anti-censorship” alternative social network that’s been described as the “alt-right Reddit,” is sched...
03:18 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Vimeo is becoming a standalone company after booming during the pandemic
Image: Vimeo Vimeo is being spun off into a standalone public company as the video streaming site sees rapid growth brought on by the pandemic. Since shortly after its ...
03:09 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge The best apps, games, and entertainment for all of your new tech in 2020
Photo by Alex Castro / The Verge Our favorites for all your new devices Continue reading… ...
03:05 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Sonys latest PS5 update will tell you if youre playing the PS4 version of a game
Image: Tidux (Twitter) Sony’s latest PlayStation 5 update seems to have fixed one of the biggest issues with cross-gen games on the console: making it clearer when pl...
03:00 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Rings Mailbox Sensor is one of the nerdier smart home gadgets Ive tested
The Ring Mailbox Sensor is a motion sensor designed for your mailbox, One of my favorite movies when I was growing up was Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. In it, the main prot...
02:15 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge The microwaves add 30 seconds button offers an escape from cold digital precision
The microwave is a cooking tool designed around precision. Punch in how long you need your food to heat up in a microwave, and that’s what it will do; no more, and no less. B...
02:14 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge The business of meatless meat
Decoder interview with Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge The 10 best streaming shows on Disney Plus, Hulu, and ESPN Plus for 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The year 2020 was when most of us went from going out with loved ones to exchanging recommendations on what type of TV show or m...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge 10 great streaming shows on Disney Plus, Hulu, and ESPN Plus for 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The year 2020 was when most of us went from going out with loved ones to exchanging recommendations on what type of TV show or m...
11:16 am - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Microsoft and Google join Facebooks legal fight against infamous spyware vendor
Image by Alex Castro / The Verge A group of high profile tech companies including Microsoft, Google, Cisco, and VMWare have filed an amicus brief in support of Facebook...
12:09 am - Tue, December 22, 2020
The Verge Black Panther is now available in Fortnite
Image: Epic Games Marvel superhero Black Panther is now available in Fortnite. You can get him, Captain Marvel, and Taskmaster as part of the Marvel Royalty and Warrior...
10:24 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge Big tech companies including Intel, Nvidia, and Cisco were all infected duringthe SolarWinds hack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last week, news broke that IT management company SolarWinds had been hacked, possibly by the Russian government, and the US Trea...
09:50 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge Apple wants to build its first car in 2024, Reuters says
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple once again appears to be seriously looking at making a car. Reuters reports that Apple is pursuing production of a passeng...
09:36 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge Samsungs leaked Galaxy Chromebook 2 is oranger than ever
Photo by Evan Blass / Voice Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Chromebook 2 has been revealed in a new leak, showing off the return of the company’s unique bright orange col...
09:11 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge Stardew Valleys jam-packed 1.5 update reminds us why its our forever game
Image: ConcernedApe Stardew Valley is an idyllic digital space to escape to after a long year — and thanks to its 1.5 update available today on PC, you can now bring ...
08:54 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge Sweeping new copyright measures poised to pass in spending bill
Photo by Tasos Katopodis / Getty Images On Monday, congressional leaders unveiled their massive spending and coronavirus relief measure, including a handful of controve...
08:38 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge Slavery and overfishing on the high seas cant hide from these researchers
Fish are seen after being unloaded from a boat at the port in Songkhla on February 2, 2016. Around 100 people have been arrested by authorities in a recent crackdown on abuses ...
08:37 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge T-Mobile wont claim it has a more reliable 5G network following ad board decision
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile has been asked to stop advertising its 5G network as more reliable than the competition by the National Advertising Rev...
06:30 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge Civil rights groups move to block expansion of facial recognition in airports
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A coalition of civil rights groups led by the American Civil Liberties Union have filed an objection to the proposed expansion o...
05:59 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge A Zoom escape button is the holiday gift everyone actually needs
Image: Staples The worst part of most Zoom meetings is the end. Not because it’s the moment when we have to lose human connection after being isolated for months duri...
04:57 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge Netflix and Arthur Conan Doyles estate agree to dismiss lawsuit over Sherlock Holmes emotions
Image: Netflix Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s estate and the creators of Netflix movie Enola Holmes have agreed to dismiss a copyright lawsuit over Sherlock Holmes’ emoti...
04:30 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge Eero Pro 6 review: less pro than expected
Eero’s top-shelf mesh router is advertised for gigabit speeds, but it doesn’t quite deliver Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Buds Pro will have a feature just like spatial audio on the AirPods Pro
Image: Evan Blass With its upcoming Galaxy Buds Pro, Samsung is planning to counter one of the differentiating features of Apple’s AirPods Pro (and now AirPods Max): ...
03:30 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge A semester in solitude
Photo by Jonathan Newton /The Washington Post via Getty Images After spending the fall in their bedrooms, students say their mental health has suffered Conti...
03:00 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge Lupin III: The First is the perfect holiday adventure
Image: GKIDS Films It is shockingly hard to find a new movie that’s interested in an old-fashioned adventure. You know what I mean: the globe-trotting Indiana Jones k...
03:00 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge We built a 2020 time capsule out of synthetic DNA heres how
Somehow, it’s the end of December. What is there to say about 2020? This year has felt like a turning point, a cliff, the end of one world and the beginning of another. For u...
02:50 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge The Verges DNA time capsule for 2020
The Verge assembled a digital time capsule to immortalize 2020. The files were encoded into synthetic DNA to be preserved for thousands of years. The following files were sele...
02:44 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge US relief package provides $7 billion for broadband
Photo by Andrew Caballero / AFP via Getty Images After months of deliberation, congressional leaders reached a $900 billion coronavirus relief deal on Sunday, including...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge The 10 best streaming shows on Netflix for 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The year 2020 likely kept many of us inside for most of it, and it looks like that situation may last at least into part of 2021...
01:46 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge The Book of Boba Fett is another Mandalorian spinoff show, coming to Disney Plus in 2021
After years of speculation about whether Boba Fett would get his own spinoff of some kind, The Mandalorian’s season 2 finale confirmed that a new Boba Fett series, titled The...
01:00 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge OnePlus latest concept phone is a color-changing, motion-tracking 8T
Image: OnePlus OnePlus has a new concept phone to show off, which is its way of teasing tech that maybe, just maybe, might make it into one of the company’s future ph...
12:47 pm - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge Adobe releases Apple Silicon version of Premiere Pro in beta
Image: Adobe Adobe has released an Arm version of Premiere Pro for macOS, allowing owners of new Apple Silicon M1 Macs to run the video editing software natively. The p...
11:04 am - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge Dozens of Al Jazeera journalists targeted in apparent iOS spyware attack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge 36 personal phones belonging to Al Jazeera journalists, producers, anchors, and executives were hacked in a spyware campaign bet...
08:00 am - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge The worlds first under-display selfie camera isnt very good
ZTE’s Axon 20 5G is a better phone if you don’t care about selfies Continue reading… ...
12:48 am - Mon, December 21, 2020
The Verge If your Cyberpunk 2077 save file becomes too big, it might get corrupted
Image: CD Projekt Red I can barely go anywhere on the internet without seeing yet another wild, hilarious, or downright odd bug from Cyberpunk 2077. It’s a buggy game...
09:37 pm - Sun, December 20, 2020
The Verge New trailers: Bridgerton, Palmer, and more
Image: Netflix Hi, I’m Jay! I’m subbing in for your usual trailers guide Kim Lyons while she takes a well-deserved holiday break. I’ve really been looking forward...
08:37 pm - Sun, December 20, 2020
The Verge Frontline essential workers and the elderly next in line for COVID-19 vaccinations in US
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Frontline essential workers and people 75 years of age and older in the United States should get COVID-19 vaccines in the next w...
07:21 pm - Sun, December 20, 2020
The Verge Ninjas Fall Guys skin is now available
The Ninja Fall Guys skin. | Image: Mediatonic Fall Guys developer Mediatonic has added a skin based on the hugely-popular streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins to the game...
06:16 pm - Sun, December 20, 2020
The Verge An algorithm put just seven medical residents on Stanford Medicines initial COVID-19 vaccine distribution list
Photo by Hugh Hastings/Getty Images An algorithm determining which Stanford Medicine employees would receive its 5,000 initial doses of the COVID-19 vaccine included ju...
06:16 pm - Sun, December 20, 2020
The Verge Stanford algorithm decided to vaccinate only seven of its frontline COVID-19 workers, out of 5,000 doses
Photo by Hugh Hastings/Getty Images An algorithm determining which Stanford Medicine employees would receive its 5,000 initial doses of the COVID-19 vaccine included ju...
04:00 pm - Sun, December 20, 2020
The Verge Cooking videos were one small savior of 2020
Early one morning, a week after the pandemic started, chef and food writer J. Kenji López-Alt strapped a GoPro to his head and filmed himself making breakfast. In the video, y...
03:00 pm - Sun, December 20, 2020
The Verge Animal Crossing gave me structure in a shapeless year
Time may have felt sluggish in the real world, but Animal Crossing’s seasons have kept changing. | Image: Nintendo I broke ground on my Animal Crossing: New Horizons ...
02:30 pm - Sun, December 20, 2020
The Verge This was a good year to listen to ambient music, whatever that is
The cover art for KMRU’s 2020 ambient record Peel | Courtesy of Editions Mego In the early days of despair, I looked at Spotify and decided that everything sounded ba...
02:00 pm - Sun, December 20, 2020
The Verge The best movies of 2020
A24 We didn’t go to the movies much this year, but the movies still came to us. While the convenience of home viewing can’t match the experience of watching a spect...
01:03 am - Sun, December 20, 2020
The Verge Starting Sunday, cable companies can no longer rent you the router you already own
Is your internet service provider charging you every month for the cable modem or router that you purchased with your own money? Or, perhaps, have you never bothered to buy tho...
12:04 am - Sun, December 20, 2020
The Verge Heres the never-before-seen Simpsons video game dreamt up for Sega Dreamcast
As a lowly Wired Magazine intern, one of my first assignments was reviewing 2007’s The Simpsons Game: a groundbreaking self-referential parody of the entire gaming industry t...
11:21 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge Queen Elizabeth will deliver her Christmas Day message via Alexa this year, if you ask
Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images “Alexa, play the Queen’s Christmas Day message” will soon be a thing — even if you don’t live in the UK. Start...
10:43 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge Apple just temporarily closed all 53 stores in California and over a dozen in London
9to5Mac’s Michael Steeber noticed a interesting coincidence today: the company has temporarily closed every single retail store in California, many more across the US, both s...
08:54 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge Twitter is publicly declaring Joe Biden the winner of the US election on Trumps own tweets
Photo by CBS via Getty Images If you read my previous post, you might have noticed a brand-new Twitter label on Trump’s latest wildly misleading tweet: “Election of...
08:10 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge Nothing makes me worry more about the SolarWinds hack than Trump now saying its under control
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge “We have it totally under control. It’s one person coming in from China. We have it under control. It’s going to be just f...
07:27 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge Apple puts another supplier on probation after exploited workers smashed up a building
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge For the second time in two months, Apple is putting one of the companies it hires to build the iPhone on notice for violatin...
05:00 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge YouTube had the mostly unremarkable year it was looking for
Taylor Hill/FilmMagic for YouTube YouTube started the last few years off with nothing short of catastrophic headlines about some of its creators. 2017 saw Felix “PewD...
04:00 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge Pokmon Go creators say COVID is existential to our game
A pandemic makes pushing your players outside impossible Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge The best deals of the week, holiday edition
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The holidays can be overwhelming — even during years like this one when most of us aren’t actually traveling to visit family...
03:00 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge The best games of 2020
Spiders, swords, starships, and a whole lot more Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge A COVID-19 vaccine gets a little bit extra
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images Antivirus will be taking a break over the holidays. We’ll be back on January 9th. When healthcare workers started adm...
02:30 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge Nature is not healing
A man wearing a facemask walks along a street amid smoggy conditions in New Delhi on October 30, 2020. | Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP via Getty Images Pollution was sti...
02:00 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge The Verges 17 favorite podcasts of 2020
Many of us were not commuting as usual during 2020, so our podcast listening time may have been somewhat lessened. However, podcasts are still popular. They’re great to liste...
02:00 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge The best last-minute digital gifts from Target, Amazon, Walmart, and more
Xbox Game Pass or PlayStation Plus are great gifts for early adopters of next-gen consoles. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The holiday season has arrived — but d...
01:30 pm - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge How the pandemic inspired creative uses of technology in 2020
Josh Gad’s Reunited Apart brought together the cast of the Lord of the Rings movies The year that brought us the coronavirus pandemic, murder hornets, and the deaths ...
04:39 am - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge DJI says people can still buy and use its drones in US after export ban
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge DJI says people in the US will still be able to buy and use its drones and other products despite being named to the Commerce Departm...
01:33 am - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077s Microsoft store listing now has a warning for bugs
Cyberpunk 2077’s listing on Microsoft’s digital games store now includes a label warning of potential performance issues on Xbox One. “Users may experience performance is...
01:05 am - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077s 1.05 update addresses a laundry list of bugs
Image: CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077’s second promised hotfix is out for Xbox and PlayStation platforms. The PC version will follow “soon,” according to developer...
12:47 am - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge Members of the US Space Force will now be called Guardians
Image: United States Space Force Members of the United States Space Force will officially be called “Guardians”, according to an announcement Vice President Mike Pe...
12:39 am - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge Moderna COVID-19 vaccine second to get FDA sign-off in US
Photo by Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration authorized the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna, which joins the Pfizer and Bi...
12:19 am - Sat, December 19, 2020
The Verge Google now offers weekly COVID-19 tests to every US employee
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge 90,000 Google employees have just received access to free weekly COVID tests. The Wall Street Journal first reported the news th...
11:32 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Shigeru Miyamoto tours Super Nintendo World theme park in new video
Image: Nintendo Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto led a video tour of the company’s Mario-themed Super Nintendo World attraction at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka durin...
11:20 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge A Facebook bug exposed Instagram users personal email addresses and birthdays
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When signing up for an Instagram account, the service promises that your email and birthday won’t be publicly visible. A bug d...
11:00 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra will have six cameras
The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra. | Photo: WinFuture Today, we have another Galaxy S21 leak, which seems to confirm some of the specs that have been floating aroun...
10:51 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge FAA and Boeing manipulated 737 Max tests during recertification
Photo by Mike Siegel / Pool / Getty Images Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) worked together to manipulate 737 Max recertification tests following tw...
10:50 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge China-based Zoom employee charged for secretly censoring Tiananmen Square anniversary events
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A China-based former Zoom employee is being charged with harassment for allegedly disrupting video calls commemorating the 1989 ...
10:43 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Foxconn tells Wisconsin it never promised to build an LCD factory
A man walks past an office building with the Foxconn name displayed outside on Wednesday, May 8 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Foxconn is a electronics contract manufacturing co...
09:48 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge A Facebook bug exposed Instagram users personal email addresses and birthdays
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When signing up for an Instagram account, the service promises that your email and birthday won’t be publicly visible. A bug d...
09:13 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Caliphates bad source shows the dangers of the podcasting gold rush
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The New York Times’ Caliphate podcast was a hit — until it wasn’t. The 2018 show, which chronicled the radicalization of a...
08:54 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Microsoft reportedly designing its own ARM-based chips for servers and Surface PCs
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft is designing its own ARM-based processors for servers and possibly a future Surface device, according to Bloomberg...
08:40 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge 12 predictions for the consumer internet in 2021
I like to end each year by surveying you all about your predictions for social networks and the broader consumer internet in the 12 months to come. One, it’s a lot of fun. An...
07:55 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge CD Projekt Red promises Cyberpunk 2077 refunds out of our own pocket if necessary
Image: CD Projekt Red CD Projekt Red (CDPR) has issued yet another statement regarding the ongoing Cyberpunk 2077 debacle, this time clarifying its stance on retail ref...
07:25 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Whats the difference between FDA approval and authorization?
FDA headquarters in Maryland. | Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images In most contexts, it’s perfectly acceptable to use “approval” and “authorization” interch...
07:20 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge TikToks Charli DAmelio is bringing her entire family to Hulu with a new reality series
Getty Images/Getty Images for EIF & XQ Hulu has ordered a new reality series based around TikTok’s royal family — Charli, Dixie, Marc, and Heidi D’Amelio — ...
07:11 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Best Buy is accepting Cyberpunk 2077 returns through December 21st, even if you played it
Image: CD Projekt Red Best Buy has joined the list of retailers offering returns for copies of Cyberpunk 2077, with the company announcing (in a forum post) that it’l...
06:07 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Best Chromebook 2020
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge The best Chromebook for every type of user Continue reading… ...
05:53 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Riot confirms its making a League of Legends MMO
Image: Riot Games League of Legends developer Riot Games is working on a massively multiplayer online (MMO) roleplaying game in the League universe, Riot’s VP of IP a...
05:33 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Microsoft offers Cyberpunk 2077 refunds for all digital sales, but its not pulling the game
Image: CD Projekt Red Microsoft says it’s now offering Cyberpunk 2077 refunds to anyone who has purchased the game via its Microsoft Store. While the company has been...
05:23 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Skype now has Microsoft Teams fun Together Mode
Skype’s new Together Mode option featuring Verge staff. Microsoft is bringing one of its best Teams video calling features over to Skype this week. Together Mode, whi...
04:46 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge There is no best time to release new Mandalorian episodes
For the last eight weeks, waking up on Friday morning has come with a gamble for many Star Wars fans: check Twitter to see the latest headlines or watch the new Mandalorian epi...
04:20 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge How to keep the bike boom from fizzling out
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon This year, millions of people turned to bicycles as a safe and socially distanced way to get out of their homes, shake off that cabin f...
04:13 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Vergecast: Two new Google antirust cases and an AirPods Max review
Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge It seems like there’s no sign of tech news stopping for the holidays. In The Vergecast’s last regular episode of 2020, The Verge’...
04:13 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Time is running out to snag these deals before the holidays
Animal Crossing: New Horizons for the Nintendo Switch offers some much-needed joy. The holidays are upon us, and we’re just about to enter crunch time for gift-gettin...
04:12 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Fortnites holiday event brings back airplanes
Fortnite’s annual holiday event is back, and this time, it brings a surprise: the return of airplanes. “Operation Snowdown,” as it’s called, lasts from December 18th to...
03:50 pm - Fri, December 18, 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 P...
03:47 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge The Mandalorian collides with the broader Star Wars universe in its season 2 finale
Image: Lucasfilm Ltd. As expected, The Mandalorian’s finale culminated in a dramatic showdown between Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) — aka, Mando — and Moff Gideon (Gi...
03:47 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge US government adds DJI to Commerce blacklist over ties to Chinese government
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge DJI — one of the largest and most popular drone companies in the world — has been added to the US Department of Commerce’s Entit...
02:51 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Apple explains how the AirPods Max conserve battery life with or without the case
Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge After some initial confusion around how the AirPods Max handle power management, Apple has tried to clarify the issue with an updated s...
02:49 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge NASA will fly Orion deep-space crew capsule as is, despite failed component
NASA’s Orion capsule attached to its adapter and service module. | Photo by Ben Smegelsky / NASA NASA is opting to fly its future deep-space crew capsule Orion “as ...
02:41 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge US plans major expansion of facial recognition authority at airports
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge US Customs and Border Protection has filed for a significant expansion in its authority to conduct facial recognition at airport...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Creating visual metaphors: Alex Castros illustration tools
While The Verge is a place where stories are told, they wouldn’t be nearly as interesting if it weren’t for the artwork that accompanies them. Alex Castro is the illustrato...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Amazon launches group video and audio calling for Echo devices
Group calling on an Echo Show. | Photo: Amazon Amazon is launching a new group video or audio calling feature for Echo devices today, just in time for the holidays. Ori...
01:30 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge The weirdest pop culture of 2020
Lucasfilm, Ltd. 2020 has been a strange year, by nearly any metric you choose to use. And that weirdness has bled over to pop culture, as the seemingly endless news cyc...
01:15 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Sarah Cooper reflects on her whirlwind 2020 of Trump impressions
Sarah Cooper in her Netflix special, Everything’s Fine. | Photo by Lacey Terrell / Netflix Here’s what happens when a product designer becomes a creator ...
01:09 pm - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Boba Fett show heading to Disney Plus in 2021
Image: Lucasfilm Ltd. After years of speculation about whether Boba Fett would get his own spinoff of some kind, The Mandalorian’s season 2 finale confirmed that a Bo...
02:06 am - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Microsoft president sounds alarm on ongoing SolarWinds hack, identifies 40 more precise targets
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft president Brad Smith warned that the wide-ranging hack of the SolarWinds’ Orion IT software is “ongoing,” and th...
01:13 am - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Sony is pulling Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation Store and offering full refunds
Sony is pulling Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation Store and offering full refunds for anyone who bought the game from the digital storefront, the company said on Thursday. If...
12:40 am - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Baby Yoda can live on your desk thanks to AR and Google Search
Grogu’s face upon realizing he lives with me. | Image: Lucasfilm Ltd. Google has added Grogu (formerly Baby Yoda) to its augmented reality search results, so some qui...
12:09 am - Fri, December 18, 2020
The Verge Hot Wheels is giving the real Tesla experience by delaying their model Cybertruck
If you’ve been waiting anxiously for your radio-controlled Cybertruck, you’re going to have to wait a little longer: Mattel has had to delay it until May 2021, according to...
11:00 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Diablo Immortal plays like, well, Diablo on your phone
Diablo Immortal didn’t make a great first impression. It was announced at Blizzcon in 2018 when most fans were expecting the next mainline Diablo title, not a free-to-play sp...
10:18 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Moderna vaccine gets sign-off from independent FDA committee
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images An independent committee of experts recommended that the Food and Drug Administration autho...
09:32 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Twitter is now testing its Clubhouse-like voice chat rooms
Twitter has begun testing its Spaces feature, the voice-based chat rooms it first announced last month. In the thread announcing the test, the company said a very small group o...
09:29 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Go read this LA Times report about how toxic jet fumes can seep into the air on planes
Image: Shutterstock A stunning new report from the Los Angeles Times details how toxic jet engine fumes can leak into airplanes’ air supplies, sickening passengers an...
09:21 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Google to shut down Android Things, a smart home OS that never took off
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google plans to shut down Android Things, a stripped-down version of Android designed for smart home devices. The OS never reall...
09:13 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge COVID-19 vaccine monitoring program limited to English speakers
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images A text message program designed to track side effects in COVID-19 vaccine recipients is currently only available in English, which coul...
08:56 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Twitter is launching its new verification process on January 20th
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter’s revamped verification process is launching on January 20th, 2021, bringing back the ability to request a blue checkm...
08:56 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Twitter is launching its new verification policy on January 20th
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter’s revamped verification policy is launching on January 20th, 2021, after Twitter pressed pause on the formal applicati...
08:55 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Tenet is a complete misfire
Image: Warner Bros. Christopher Nolan’s success is the sort of paradox that would be at the center of a Christopher Nolan movie. His films — often characterized as ...
08:53 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge New colors for the Galaxy S21 revealed in leaked renders
Image: WinFuture Samsung’s new Galaxy S21 line will come in several new colors, according to leaked press renders acquired by WinFuture. Based on the images, the new ...
08:04 pm - Thu, December 17, 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, ...
07:54 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Judge orders Tim Cook and Craig Federighi to testify in Epics Fortnite case
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The latest development in the ongoing lawsuit between Epic Games and Apple over the iPhone maker’s App Store policies and its ...
07:54 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Instagram is rolling out new notifications about COVID-19 information
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram is announcing two new features to help combat COVID-19 misinformation: users in areas with surging cases will see a li...
07:52 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Get one-year of PlayStation Plus for $33 today
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge I always enjoy this time of the year. Usually, I take some time off of work and use it as a golden opportunity to tackle my ever-growi...
07:09 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Walmart will have the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S available online again at 3PM ET today
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you’re still hoping to secure a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X / S before the end of the year, Walmart is giving you another shot...
06:52 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Heres a first look at Samsungs upcoming midrange Galaxy A72 5G
An alleged render of the Galaxy A72 5G suggests few external changes from the A71. | Photo by Steve Hemmerstoffer / OnLeaks The leaks are coming faster as we near 2021,...
06:41 pm - Thu, December 17, 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 ta...
06:28 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge GitHub removes its annoying cookie banners
Cookie banners are one of the most annoying parts of browsing the web, forcing you to click accept or deny on multiple sites. Microsoft-owned GitHub is starting to address this...
06:26 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge A Space Force member reportedly skipped class to get a PS5 but got demoted instead
The Space Force, it seems, is not sympathetic to the mission that seems to have captured many across the US: getting a PS5. One of its members has reportedly been reprimanded a...
06:21 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Google and Qualcomm are working together for faster Android updates
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Qualcomm and Google have announced they’ll be working to expand Project Treble, Google’s ambitious multiyear project that a...
06:19 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Amazon Echo deals right now
The Echo Show 5 (left), Echo Show 8 (middle), and the Echo Show (right) | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge When it comes to the Echo smart speakers, Amazon has a slew o...
06:08 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Google accused of search manipulation in third major antitrust lawsuit
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A coalition of 38 states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google Thursday focusing on the design of the tech giant’s search ...
06:02 pm - Thu, December 17, 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. A...
05:50 pm - Thu, December 17, 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...
05:30 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Epic Games Store now offers Spotify, signaling app store ambitions beyond just games
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify is now available on the Epic Games Store, signaling developer Epic’s ambitions to turn what has so far been strictly a...
05:15 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Get two years of PlayStation Plus for only $60 today
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge I always enjoy this time of the year. Usually, I take some time off of work and use it as a golden opportunity to tackle my ever-growi...
05:14 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Dutch prosecutors say Donald Trumps Twitter account was really hacked
Photo by Al Drago / Getty Images Dutch prosecutors believe a security researcher hacked President Donald Trump’s Twitter account in October, despite earlier denials f...
05:06 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Prosecutors say Google accessed private WhatsApp messages but the evidence is thin
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge On Wednesday, the Texas attorney general announced a far-reaching antitrust case against Google’s ad business. The complai...
04:26 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Here are the best AirPods deals you can get right now
Apple’s AirPods Pro wireless earbuds | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple AirPods are among the most popular headphones on the market. They’re compact, easy to ...
04:14 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Spin is adding sensor-powered ADAS to its electric scooters to curb scofflaw riding
Image: Spin Spin, the electric scooter company owned by Ford, says it has a novel solution to the problem of sidewalk clutter and scofflaw riders. The company is teamin...
04:05 pm - Thu, December 17, 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. A...
04:04 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Bose Sleepbuds II review: get your eight hours
These earbuds are only made for sleeping Continue reading… ...
03:51 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Get two years of PlayStation Plus for only $58 today
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge I always enjoy this time of the year. Usually, I take some time off of work and use it as a golden opportunity to tackle my ever-growi...
03:25 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge The best TV shows of 2020
Image: WarnerMedia TV was a constant companion in 2020. With most cultural institutions shut down, the small screen still managed to provide us with a deluge of new thi...
03:04 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Facebook rolls back nicer News Feed that boosted mainstream publishers
Photo: Michele Doying / The Verge Facebook has reversed a change to its News Feed algorithm that prioritized authoritative news sources, even though some employees aske...
03:00 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge We asked an influencer, yoga teacher, and vanlifers whether their pandemic pivots worked
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Checking in on everyone who went remote this year Continue reading… ...
02:50 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Googles Fitbit acquisition wins EU approval
The Fitbit Sense from Fitbit’s lineup of health tracking wearables. | Photo by Brent Rose for The Verge Google’s acquisition of Fitbit is nearing completion now tha...
02:48 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Make the most of wearing a mask
Rexi Co’s mask with fringes. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge After COVID-19 started dominating the headlines, one of the changes that we started making ...
02:42 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Netflix adds an audio-only mode to its Android app
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix is giving viewers the chance to ignore the visuals of shows and movies entirely and go full audio. In an update first sp...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Canoo reveals a new electric delivery vehicle ahead of stock exchange debut
Images: Canoo California EV startup Canoo has announced a new multipurpose electric vehicle aimed at last-mile deliveries and other small businesses, which starts at $3...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge You can now try on makeup from your home with the power of AR
Google’s new shopping feature will let people virtually try on makeup, the company announced in a blog post. Another feature will show the products on various models. Only li...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge GoPro Remote launches alongside camera updates for faster data transfer
The new GoPro Remote costs $79.99. | Image: GoPro GoPro just announced a new $79.99 wireless remote control alongside free firmware updates that bring performance and f...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge We tested Harley-Davidsons new Serial 1 electric bikes
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge After years in development, Harley-Davidson finally pulled back the curtain on its new lineup of electric bikes last month. The Seri...
01:45 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Why Hades is my game of the year
One more try. Hades is a game that does so many things so well, it’s hard to describe them all. It’s a fine-tuned isometric action game that takes the elaborate interweavi...
01:30 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Hollywood wasnt built for a year without theaters
Image: Warner Bros. Hollywood scheduling has always run like a finely tuned watch: a delicate dance of release dates as studios try to optimize movies for the most mone...
01:15 pm - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge In 2021, we need to fix Americas internet
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge We pay twice as much as Europe for high speeds, assuming we can even get them Continue reading… ...
09:35 am - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Facebook is temporarily disabling some Messenger and Instagram features in Europe
Some Messenger and Instagram features aren’t available in Europe. Facebook is notifying Messenger and Instagram users in Europe that some features are temporarily una...
09:30 am - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Heres the best look yet at Samsungs Galaxy Buds Pro wireless earbuds
360-degree view of Galaxy Buds Pro. | Evan Blass Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Pro have leaked again, this time in a full 360-degree animation courtesy of Evan Blass. The lat...
09:00 am - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Facebook hits back at Apple with second critical newspaper ad
Facebook’s second newspaper ad. | Facebook Facebook is stepping up its campaign against Apple’s privacy changes with a second full-page newspaper ad today. This new...
02:05 am - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Apple defends upcoming privacy changes as standing up for our users
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has responded to Facebook’s critiques of its upcoming privacy changes by saying that is “standing up for our users,”...
01:20 am - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Hilary Duff says the Lizzie McGuire Disney Plus series is officially dead
Image: Disney The Lizzie McGuire Disney Plus series is officially dead, according to an Instagram post from Hilary Duff. The series was reportedly going to feature an a...
01:01 am - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Twitter is returning retweets to the way they used to be
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter will no longer automatically show the quote tweet prompt when you try to retweet something starting on Wednesday, the co...
12:13 am - Thu, December 17, 2020
The Verge Zoom is lifting its 40-minute meeting limit for several upcoming holidays
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom will be lifting its 40-minute meeting limit for free accounts globally in recognition of several upcoming holidays, the com...
10:15 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Google acquires Neverware, a company that turns old PCs into Chromebooks
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Today, Neverware announced in an FAQ that it’s now part of Google. Neverware, based in New York City, makes a software application c...
09:54 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Massachusetts governor wont sign facial recognition ban
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has refused to sign a law banning most government use of facial recognition. The Boston Globe r...
09:47 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge You can now watch HBO Max on your PS5
Photo by Mitchell Clark / The Verge Sony on Wednesday announced that HBO Max is finally available for its next-gen console. Support for the app, revealed in a tweet fro...
09:42 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge HBO Max is finally coming to Roku
One of the biggest hurdles facing HBO Max is no longer a problem: the streaming service will finally be coming to Roku devices, starting December 17th. The move comes just aft...
09:41 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge A Canadian astronaut will fly around the Moon on the first crewed mission of NASAs new rocket
One of Canada’s astronauts will be sent around the Moon as part of a partnership between NASA and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), NASA announced today. The two organizations...
09:28 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Twitch bans simp
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch will no longer allow streamers and commenters to go around calling one another “simps.” The term — a recent favorit...
08:17 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge An absolutely wild mod has brought real-time ray tracing to the SNES
Photo: Ben Carter Ray-tracing technology, available for a few years on PC, has finally come to consoles: the PS5 has it, the Xbox Series S and X have it, and, 30 years ...
08:00 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Twitter says it will start removing COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter announced Wednesday that it will remove tweets making false or misleading claims about COVID-19 vaccinations. Any tweets...
07:44 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Texas attorney general announces ad tech antitrust probe against Google
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Texas’ state attorney general has announced new antitrust charges against Google, focusing on the company’s ad tech. In a bi...
07:06 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Good luck getting a Cyberpunk 2077 refund if you bought a digital PlayStation copy
Image: CD Projekt Red The release of CD Projekt Red’s (CDPR) highly anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 is becoming an even bigger mess, and buyers of the digital version of t...
07:04 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge China returns sample of lunar dirt to Earth
A video animation of the Chang’e 5 lander on the surface of the Moon. | Photo: Xinhua / Jin Liwang via Getty Images China’s first mission to return a sample of dirt...
07:00 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Amazons Project Kuiper reveals design of antennas customers will use for internet-from-space constellation
A graphic showing the design of Amazon’s user antenna | Image: Amazon Today, Amazon revealed the design of the antennas its customers will use to tap into the company...
06:26 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Pinterest overhauls harassment policy following discrimination complaints
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images A five-month investigation into Pinterest’s company culture published on Wednesday recommends broad changes to how the firm handle...
05:09 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge GOG walks back release of controversial horror game Devotion
Hours after announcing it would bring controversial horror game Devotion to its platform, CD Projekt Red’s digital storefront GOG has reneged on its release plans. The compan...
05:00 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Discord adds mobile screensharing, and its perfect for casual hangouts with your friends
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, Discord is rolling out screensharing to its mobile users. It’s a smart move; earlier this summer, the company’s mobil...
04:59 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge How to slash buildings growing greenhouse gas emissions
 The view north to Rockefeller Center, Billionaires’ Row, Central Park, and One Vanderbilt as seen from the 102nd floor of the Empire State Building as the sun sets on D...
04:54 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Firefoxs latest update brings native support for Apples Arm-based Macs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Firefox’s latest update brings native support for Macs that run on Apple’s Arm-based silicon, Mozilla announced on Tuesday. ...
04:10 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge iOS 14.3 turns the iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max into even better cameras
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge If you’ve got an iPhone 12 Pro or 12 Pro Max and consider yourself something of a photographer, the latest iOS update will help you...
04:00 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Substack launches an RSS reader to organize all your newsletter subscriptions
Image: Substack If you’re worried about all your newsletter subscriptions getting lost in your inbox, Substack may have a solution. Today the platform is launching an...
04:00 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Stadia comes to the iPhone and iPad with new iOS beta
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google Stadia has finally made its way to iOS over a year after launch. The company’s mobile web beta for the iPhone and i...
03:55 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Here are the shipping deadlines to get your holiday gifts there on time
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge We’ve reached the final few days before the holidays, and in the interest of getting gifts delivered on time — and not payin...
03:34 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Googles new Chromecast is getting an Apple TV app soon
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google’s latest Chromecast with Google TV is filling in one of its biggest missing apps, with the company announcing that it’ll soo...
03:00 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge 2020 was the year everyone streamed
Image: Disney Plus When we couldn’t go out, we watched anything and everything Continue reading… ...
02:56 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Save up to $50 on Apples new Mac mini with M1 at B&H Photo today
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple had a solid year of tech products across a wide variety of categories. From introducing the M1 chip on computers (including the M...
02:45 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Why Half-Life: Alyx is my game of the year
Image: Valve Half-Life 2 is one of the last things that makes me feel like a fan, and that’s why I was afraid of Half-Life: Alyx. Writing about video games changed my...
02:30 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge The year Instagram became Facebook
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram spent much of the past eight years fighting to maintain its independence from Facebook. In 2020, the fight was over. I...
02:09 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Startup Astra reaches space for the first time but barely misses orbit
Astra’s rocket launching from Alaska in September | Image: Astra Astra, a California-based startup aimed at launching small satellites, successfully launched its rock...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Apple AirPods Max review: luxurious sound for a luxury price
Apple’s over-ear headphones have tremendous build quality and sound, but there’s no denying they’re expensive Continue reading… ...
01:45 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge 2020 was the year of the Twitch streamer
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge We’re all now broadcasting from our bedrooms Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge In 2020, the Trump administration declared war on dancing teens
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge TikTok on the clock but the party don’t stop Continue reading… ...
12:48 pm - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Facebook criticizes Apples iOS privacy changes with full-page newspaper ads
Facebook’s newspaper ad. | Dave Stangis (Twitter) Facebook is publicly criticizing Apple’s upcoming iOS privacy changes in full-page newspaper ads today. “We’re...
11:25 am - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Microsofts new password manager works across Edge, Chrome, and mobile devices
Microsoft is building a new password manager that syncs credentials across its Edge browser, Google Chrome, and mobile iOS or Android devices. A preview version of the password...
11:12 am - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Amazon will make custom-fitted $25 T-shirts after photographing your body
Amazon just launched its new Made for You custom clothing service in the US that requires users to upload their measurements and two photos to create a “virtual body double....
11:00 am - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge NPR shows are now available on Spotify worldwide
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Two unlikely podcasting networks — NPR and Spotify — are teaming up. The companies announced a new distribution deal today t...
09:29 am - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Note series will reportedly still continue next year
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge While Samsung’s mobile boss TM Roh has telegraphed plans to bring stylus support to more phones across its lineup, there may still b...
01:08 am - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Facebook will combat COVID-19 misinformation more directly with notifications to users
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook will send notifications directly to users who like, share, or comment on COVID-19 posts that violate the company’s te...
12:48 am - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Facebooks UK users will lose EU privacy protections next year
Facebook is moving its UK users out from under the strict privacy protections of the European Union, according to a report from Reuters. Users of the social media site, and of ...
12:31 am - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Amazons Luna cloud gaming service is now available on Android
Image: Amazon Amazon’s cloud gaming service, Luna, is now available on Android, Amazon announced on Tuesday. Like the iOS version of Luna, there’s no separate Luna ...
12:15 am - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Gmail was messed up for a significant number of users today
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google says that a “significant subset” of Gmail users ran into errors with the service Tuesday afternoon. While users could...
12:14 am - Wed, December 16, 2020
The Verge Sunrise movement staff vote to unionize
Sunrise Movement organizer Sarah Duckett leads a chant with about 100 other activists as they assemble in front of Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s office at the Massac...
10:50 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Boring Company proposes massive Vegas expansion following monorail bankruptcy
Elon Musk’s tunneling venture, The Boring Company, is planning a massive citywide expansion of the currently modest underground transportation system it’s building in Las V...
09:48 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Google says significant number of Gmail users are seeing errors right now
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google says that a “significant subset” of Gmail users are running into errors with the service right now. While users can ...
09:36 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Let the dulcet tones of Googles Blob Opera ring in the holiday season with machine learning
Hark! The blobs sing! Or at least, they do in Google’s latest machine learning experiment, the awe-inspiring Blob Opera, which will see a chorus of four adorable, colorful bl...
09:27 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge The Surface Duo gets better TikTok support and availability outside the US
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft announced in a blog today that its dual screen phone, the Surface Duo, will be getting an “enhanced” TikTok ap...
09:06 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Oculus is shipping the Quest 2 Elite Strap again and extending its warranty after quality issues
Photo: Oculus Oculus is resuming shipments of its Quest 2 Elite Strap accessory and extending the warranty after reports of defective straps. As UploadVR reported earli...
09:06 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Siri can now play animal sounds and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge With yesterday’s release of iOS 14.3, Siri got a new trick: the ability to play real-world sound samples on command. Ask “He...
09:01 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Most doses of a COVID-19 treatment are going unused
The majority of the doses of COVID-19 antibody drugs sent to states have not been used, Moncef Slaoui, head of Operation Warp Speed, the US government’s coronavirus vaccine e...
08:59 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Facebook will resume political ads just for Georgias Senate runoff election
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Facebook on Tuesday said it would make an exception to its political ad ban to let campaigns and other political organizations run a...
08:13 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Twitter is shutting down its Periscope apps
Twitter has announced that it’ll be shutting down Periscope as a service, with the company set to discontinue the Periscope applications by March 2021. Twitter will, however,...
08:02 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge The latest OBS update includes support for stripping out audio from VODs on Twitch
The new Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) update is out, and as per usual it includes a bunch of changes and fixes that will make your streaming life just a little bit better. Th...
07:38 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Walmart will have the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S available online at 3PM ET today
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you missed the restock of the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S at Best Buy, you have another chance at Walmart. The retailer announced tha...
06:43 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Fortnite can now run at 120 frames per second on PS5 and Xbox Series X / S
Image: Epic Games Fortnite will now be able to run at 120 frames per second on the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S. The game already received next-gen features like 4K at 60f...
06:33 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Office is now updated for M1 Macs
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you’ve been using Microsoft Office on an M1 Mac, it’s about to get better — Microsoft is announcing an update today that brin...
06:19 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Go watch this WSJ documentary about living on digitally after you die
How do you want to be remembered after you die? A new documentary from Wall Street Journal tech reporter (and Verge alum) Joanna Stern examines the idea of what it means to pas...
05:30 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Spelunky is coming to the Switch along with other great-looking indies
At its latest indie showcase, Nintendo revealed a handful of intriguing titles coming to the Switch in 2021. The biggest reveal is that Among Us, one of 2020’s biggest games,...
05:29 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Among Us launches for the Nintendo Switch today
Among Us, Innersloth’s breakout hit of 2020, is coming to the Nintendo Switch today. The news was announced during a special indie game-focused Nintendo Direct. The game will...
05:01 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge EA Play wont come to Xbox Game Pass for PC until 2021
PC gamers subscribed to Xbox Game Pass for PC or the pricier Xbox Game Pass Ultimate tier will need to wait just a little while longer until they have access to EA Play on Wind...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Google Photos will soon be able to add a 3D effect to 2D photos
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google Photos will soon be able to take your 2D images and make them appear as if they’re 3D, the company announced in a blog po...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Nomads new leather MacBook Pro sleeves are luxurious but pricey
Accessory company Nomad is expanding its case lineup once again with its first MacBook Pro sleeves, available today. The cases might be the nicest that Nomad has made so far, b...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Google Meet adds live captions on the web for French, German, Portuguese and Spanish
Google Meet is adding live captions on the web in four languages to make meetings more inclusive, the company announced today. Live captions in Spanish, French, German, and Por...
04:56 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Its not as easy to get a Cyberpunk 2077 refund as CD Projekt Red suggested
Image: CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red has confirmed it has no special refund agreement with Microsoft or Sony, despite saying dissatisfied playe...
04:48 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Walmart will use fully driverless trucks to make deliveries in 2021
Walmart will use fully autonomous box trucks to make deliveries in Arkansas starting in 2021. The big-box retailer has been working with a startup called Gatik on a delivery pi...
04:45 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Months later, the great Twitter hack still boggles my mind
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge One of the wildest stories of the year was the day some of the most-followed Twitter accounts on the planet posted cryptocu...
04:12 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge The MCU is so big Disney Plus is getting a new Legends clip show to help you keep track
Disney has announced that yet another new Marvel series is coming to Disney Plus: Marvel Studios: Legends. The new ongoing series will “showcase individual characters viewers...
04:05 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge SolarWinds hides list of high-profile customers after devastating hack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge SolarWinds has removed a list of high-profile clients from its website in the wake of a massive breach. The list was hosted on ...
03:55 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Sonys WF-1000XM3 wireless earbuds are down to a new low price today
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge With two and a half weeks until 2020 concludes, time is running out to get your items shipped before the holiday season ends. So if you...
03:00 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are next in line for their own Spotify-exclusive podcasts
Photo by Mark Cuthbert / UK Press via Getty Images The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, are the next big names to commit themselves to Spotify’s podcast ...
02:45 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Why Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1 2 is my game of the year
I’m not sure if anyone was really asking for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2. I know I wasn’t. The series’s reputation had never been lower after Activision ran it into th...
02:30 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge A year without Marvel movies left a pop culture void
In early April, I watched a clip of people crying, hollering, and clapping during a scene in Avengers: Endgame. It was the first time I remember missing physically sitting in a...
02:11 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Samsung confirms stylus support is coming to Galaxy phones like the S21
Image: Android Police Samsung’s president of mobile, TM Roh, dropped several hints about the company’s product roadmap in a blog post today. He confirmed Samsung wi...
02:04 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Twitter hit with 450,000 GDPR fine nearly two years after disclosing data breach
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) has fined Twitter €450,000 (around $546,000) over a data breach it disclosed back...
02:03 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Advertising is complicated, but Melissa Grady is very good at it
Cadillac’s CMO on how tech is reshaping advertising Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge The pandemic ruined time
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The endless march through an endless March Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge 2020s most popular games were my most reliable social spaces
Animal Crossing: New Horizons. | Image; Nintendo This year, video games provided escapism for a lot of people. But for many, myself included, the games I remember most ...
01:00 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge TikTok to hide graphic videos behind warning screens
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has unveiled a newly updated set of community guidelines and tools, which include new warning screens on graphic videos, ...
12:00 pm - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Amazon generates millions of pounds of plastic waste
Amazon fulfilment center in Sosnowiec, Poland on 13 May, 2019.  | Photo by Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images Amazon’s plastic pollution is under scrutiny t...
11:09 am - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Signal adds support for encrypted group video calls
Group video calls are rolling out now. | Image: Signal Encrypted messaging app Signal has added support for group video calls for up to five people, the company has ann...
11:00 am - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Driving the Mustang Mach-E, Fords first real electric car
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Finally, an electric Ford of consequence Continue reading… ...
05:45 am - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge Nintendo completes Donkey Kong Country trilogy on Switch Online service
If you’ve been waiting until you could play all three SNES Donkey Kong Country games before picking up a Switch, you’re in luck. Nintendo has announced that the third game ...
02:17 am - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge A show about Gawker proved too hot for Apple to handle
Image: Apple Apple has killed an upcoming Apple TV Plus show about Gawker, a now-defunct news organization, according to a report by the New York Times. The show, calle...
12:03 am - Tue, December 15, 2020
The Verge FDA approves genetically engineered pigs
Pigs at a farm. | Photo by Marius Becker/picture alliance via Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration has approved genetically engineered pigs for use in food and...
11:29 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Google discontinues the Google Home Max
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Google is no longer manufacturing the Google Home Max, its smart speaker designed with high-quality sound in mind, and it has sold out ...
11:09 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Pinterest settles gender discrimination lawsuit brought by former COO
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Pinterest is settling a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by former COO Françoise Brougher for $22.5 million. Pinterest and Bro...
10:55 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Google pushes return to office to September and will test flexible work week
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has pushed back its return to the office until September, and will experiment with a hybrid model allowing some employees...
10:30 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Uber fined $59 million for dodging questions about sexual assaults
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber has 30 days to pay a $59 million fine to California’s Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for failing to answer the regula...
10:29 pm - Mon, December 14, 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. A...
10:01 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Disney World is going to stop photoshopping masks onto people
Photo: Becky O’Bryan Today in stories that make you go “Wait, what?”, Disney World is going to stop digitally adding masks to people who don’t have them in thei...
09:34 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Facebook launches its Collab music app to the public
Facebook Facebook has publicly launched Collab, an experimental music-making app that first launched as an invite-only beta back in May, TechCrunch reports. The app al...
09:24 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge OnePlus 9 leak shows off the upcoming 2021 flagship in photos
Images of a prototype device confirm some previously leaked spec. | Photo: PhoneArena The OnePlus 9 likely won’t arrive until spring 2021, but thanks to some photos p...
09:23 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Whats on your desk, Jon Porter?
Photo by Jon Porter / The Verge Fitting a lot of tech into a small space Continue reading… ...
09:00 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge The Office is leaving Netflix, but its first two seasons will be free on Peacock
Peacock The end of an era is approaching: The Office will leave Netflix on January 1st and exclusively move over to Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service. Peacock...
08:51 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Fortnite gets a performance mode so it runs better on older PCs
It’s no mean feat that Fortnite manages to run as well as it does on just about any conceivable platform — from mobile to Switch to high-end gaming PC. Today, in a post on ...
08:46 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Amazon adds Live Translation to Alexas toolbox of skills
Image: Amazon Alexa is gaining the ability to do live translations between English and Spanish, German, French, Hindi, Italian, and Brazilian Portuguese with a new upda...
08:38 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Uber and Lyft roll out new benefits for California drivers under Prop 22
Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Following their victory last month in California on the Prop 22 ballot measure, Uber and Lyft have unveiled the new “benefits...
08:27 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Voting machine company demands retractions over conservative medias disinformation
On Monday, electronic voting system company Smartmatic demanded three conservative media outlets to retract claims that its machines skewed votes in favor of President-elect Jo...
08:19 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge The Pajamas Suit lets you pretend youre dressing up for a Zoom meeting
Photo: Aoki If you’ve been showing up to work Zoom meetings in your pajamas and feel kind of weird about it, Japanese clothing retailer Aoki has a solution for you: a...
08:08 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge The FTC is investigating data collection at YouTube, Facebook, and seven other companies
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Federal Trade Commission announced Monday that it is launching a new inquiry into the privacy practices of some of the large...
08:00 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge iOS 14.3 turns the iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max into even better cameras
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge If you’ve got an iPhone 12 Pro or 12 Pro Max and consider yourself something of a photographer, the latest iOS update will help you...
07:36 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge The Apple Watch expands its range of cardio fitness measurements
Apple is expanding the range of cardiorespiratory fitness that can be measured on the Apple Watch. Starting today, the Health app will classify users as having “high,” “a...
07:31 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Apple Fitness Plus is now available
Apple’s new Fitness Plus service is officially out now, marking the launch of the company’s latest subscription service. Fitness Plus offers a variety of guided workouts (s...
07:22 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Best Buy will have thePS5andXboxSeries X/ S available online on December 15th
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge It’s been over a month since the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S were released, and if you have been trying to purchase one of the new con...
07:16 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Here are the shipping deadlines to get your holiday gifts there on time
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge We’ve reached the final few days before the holidays, and in the interest of getting gifts delivered on time — and not payin...
06:37 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge TikTok TV app now available on Samsung smart TVs in the UK
TikTok’s TV app is now available on Samsung smart TVs in the UK. | Image: Samsung TikTok is launching an app on Samsung smart TVs in Europe, allowing users to scroll ...
06:11 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Trumps chaos made America a sitting duck for cyberattacks
Former CISA director Christopher Krebs. | Photo By Tom Williams / CQ Roll Call On Sunday night, as news broke of one of the broadest state-sponsored cyberattacks in rec...
06:06 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge iOS 14.3 has arrived with ProRAW for iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max
With iOS 14.3, the iPhone 12 Pro camera app will support a new kind of RAW image capture | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple’s iOS 14.3 has arrived, g...
06:00 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Apple launches new App Store privacy labels so you can see how iOS apps use your data
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is making good on its promise to provide more transparency around iOS app data collection with the launch of new privacy l...
05:47 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Apple is offering two-hour delivery for just $5 for a limited time
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is offering two-hour delivery for just $5 on “eligible in-stock items” from its retail stores. If you need to get a gi...
05:05 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Japan confirms its asteroid mission returned samples of space rocks
An artistic rendering of the Hayabusa2 spacecraft. | Image: DLR This morning, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency, or JAXA, confirmed that its mission to return s...
05:03 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Ubisofts game subscription service now supports Google Stadia for free
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ubisoft announced on Monday that its game subscription service, Ubisoft Plus, is adding support for Google Stadia, meaning any s...
05:00 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Health care workers in US start receiving COVID-19 vaccines
Dr. Michelle Chester prepares a COVID-19 vaccine in New York. | Photo by Mark Lennihan / POOL / AFP via Getty Images Just after 9AM on Monday, Sandra Lindsay, a critica...
05:00 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Zoom calls are beginning to arrive on the Google Nest Hub Max
Photo: Google Google is starting to roll out Zoom support for the Nest Hub Max smart display as an early preview for users in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia, the com...
04:48 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo unite on new set of safety principles for online gaming
Image: Microsoft / Sony / Nintendo Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo, who among them effectively control the entirety of the console gaming market, have announced a shared ...
04:30 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge 2020: bad year, good gadgets
Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge Game hardware and laptops both started promising new generations Continue reading… ...
04:22 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Amazons Halo fitness tracker that monitors your tone of voice is now widely available
If you want to give someone the gift of a 3D model of their body fat, you’re in luck. Just in time for the holidays, Amazon is making its new Halo fitness tracker widely avai...
04:10 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Demons Souls remake is down to its lowest price ever at B&H Photo today
Image: PlayStation The holiday shopping season is in full swing; if you are still looking for gifts to give to loved ones or even yourself, there are still plenty of de...
04:06 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Zoox unveils a self-driving car that could become Amazons first robotaxi
Zoox unveiled a self-driving, electric “robotaxi” in San Francisco. | Image: Zoox Zoox, a self-driving car company that Amazon bought in June, has finally revealed ...
04:00 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge The pandemic couldnt keep the space industry down
NASA astronauts Bob Behnken (L) and Doug Hurley (R) flew on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon for the first time in May. | Image: NASA As most of the world slowed to a pandemic-in...
03:13 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Does Avatar have a place in Disneys ambitious future?
Image: 20th Century Fox Disney announced a virtual avalanche of updates and news for almost every one of its properties. But one of the company’s biggest franchises w...
03:11 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge The entertainment that got us through 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Seeking comfort in old favorites Continue reading… ...
02:20 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge The webcam is the gadget of the year
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge From grainy MacBooks to elaborate DSLR setups, no gadget had a bigger impact on how we got through 2020 Continue rea...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Why Demons Souls is my game of the year
Image: Sony I nearly gave up on Demon’s Souls. I should have known what I was getting into. I bought the Demon’s Souls remake for the PlayStation 5 as my opportunit...
01:54 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Pornhub just removed most of its videos
Photo: Pornhub Pornhub is removing all videos uploaded to its site by unverified users, millions of videos in total, as part of a crackdown on user-uploaded content aft...
01:14 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs, and other Google services hit by massive outage
Many of Google’s most popular services were hit by the outage. | Image: DownDetector Multiple Google services and websites including YouTube, Gmail, Google Assistant,...
01:00 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Snapchat is releasing Bitmoji Paint, a massively multiplayer online painting game
Image: Snap Today, Snapchat is getting a new original game called Bitmoji Paint. As the name suggests, the game involves Bitmoji — those cutely grotesque customizable...
12:03 pm - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Gmail, YouTube, Google Docs, and other Google services hit by widespread outage
Many of Google’s most popular services have been hit by the outage. | Image: DownDetector Multiple Google services and websites including YouTube, Gmail, Google Assis...
11:28 am - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Reddit buys TikTok rival Dubsmash
Image: Reddit Reddit has acquired “short-form video social platform” Dubsmash, the company announced today. Under the terms of the deal, the TikTok rival will conti...
09:11 am - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 developer says disappointed players can ask for refunds
Image: CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red has acknowledged the performance issues plaguing the game on base last-gen consoles, and has apologized fo...
08:23 am - Mon, December 14, 2020
The Verge EA is buying Codemasters for $1.2 billion to take lead in racing game market
Electronic Arts has agreed to buy out UK developer Codemasters in a move that could see the US publishing giant wrest control of the racing video game genre. The deal is expect...
10:02 pm - Sun, December 13, 2020
The Verge Hackers backed by Russian government reportedly breached US government agencies
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The same Russian government hacking group responsible for a security breach at FireEye compromised the Treasury and Commerce dep...
08:45 pm - Sun, December 13, 2020
The Verge New video of Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus shows thin bezels around a flat display
Random Stuff 2 Plenty of details about the Samsung Galaxy S21 have already leaked ahead of its expected January release date. But a new video gives a glimpse of the Gal...
06:47 pm - Sun, December 13, 2020
The Verge Oracle moves its HQ from California to Texas
Alex Castro Software giant Oracle moved the company headquarters from Redwood City, California to Austin, Texas, Bloomberg reported, the latest tech firm to depart Sili...
04:44 pm - Sun, December 13, 2020
The Verge Workers reportedly protest at Wistron iPhone plant in India over pay issues
Photo by MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP via Getty Images Workers at an iPhone production plant in India reportedly smashed windows and set fire to vehicles to protest reductions i...
02:44 pm - Sun, December 13, 2020
The Verge Tesla will reportedly suspend production of its Model S and Model X for 18 days
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla will shut down production for its Model S and Model X for 18 days beginning December 24th according to an internal memo, C...
02:00 pm - Sun, December 13, 2020
The Verge Which celebrity should be the face of the COVID-19 vaccine?
Photo by Seymour Wally/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images In 1956, Elvis Presley got a polio vaccination on the Ed Sullivan Show. The shot was newly available and h...
09:54 pm - Sat, December 12, 2020
The Verge Google adds more AR animals to mobile Search and most of them are pretty cute
Giant AR cat is giant | Google Google has added 50 new augmented reality animals to Search which can be either cute, or in the case of the giant cat in the photo above,...
08:31 pm - Sat, December 12, 2020
The Verge The RestoMod is a limited-edition retro-looking PC with a fake floppy drive
Origin made its RestoMod PC to look like a throwback | Origin Origin has made a new, limited edition PC that has the guts of a new model but the face of an ancient 1990...
05:42 pm - Sat, December 12, 2020
The Verge Verge Weekender: Disneys big day, Cyberpunk 2077, latest at Google, and our favorite gadgets
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Happy Saturday and welcome to the inaugural edition of the Verge Weekender, a short recap of some of the stories we covered this...
04:59 pm - Sat, December 12, 2020
The Verge Virgin Galactic aborts first powered spaceflight from New Mexico spaceport
Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity gliding home during a previous test flight. | Image: Virgin Galactic This morning, Richard Branson’s space tourism company Virgin Galact...
03:43 pm - Sat, December 12, 2020
The Verge Twitter briefly restricts Trumps disputed election tweets
Illustration by Alex Castro It looked like Twitter was adding further restrictions to President Trump’s Twitter account on Saturday, as some users noticed the ability...
03:00 pm - Sat, December 12, 2020
The Verge We did the impossible thing, but not the hard thing
Margaret Keenan, 90, the first patient in the United Kingdom to receive the Pfizer/BioNtech covid-19 vaccine outside of clinical trials gets ready to leave the hospital. | Phot...
02:00 pm - Sat, December 12, 2020
The Verge You can still get free Stadia hardware when you buy Cyberpunk 2077
Image: CD Projekt Red It’s a different kind of Cyber week. Cyber Monday is in the past, but the anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 game has finally launched, and it’s almos...
04:52 am - Sat, December 12, 2020
The Verge Get another glimpse inside the PlayStation 5 with iFixits new teardown
Photo: iFixit iFixit has released its teardown of the PlayStation 5 and its DualSense controller — and it goes into even more detail than the one Sony did earlier thi...
02:28 am - Sat, December 12, 2020
The Verge FDA authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine in US
A nurse in Belfast prepares a dose of the vaccine. | Photo by Liam McBurney / PA Images via Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration has authorized the use of a CO...
01:55 am - Sat, December 12, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077s long-struggling developers will see their bonuses after all
Image: CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red’s latest game, has been in development for nearly a decade. It was first announced in May 2012, and it’s had a ...
12:50 am - Sat, December 12, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077s 1.04 patch makes changes to reduce epilepsy risk
Image: CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red (CDPR) is rolling out an update to the game that could reduce the potential for some sequences to induce e...
11:48 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Familiars.io is a simple, Pokmon-style multiplayer game that you can play right inside Twitter
Familiars.io is a minimalist monster-catching game that went online last year, and right now, you can play it inside Twitter. As developer Nigel Nelson tweeted this afternoon, ...
11:03 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Norman Abramson, a father of modern wireless networks, dies at 88
Image: University of Hawaii at Manoa Norman Abramson, one of the pioneers behind wireless networks, has died at 88, The New York Times reports. Abramson and the team of...
10:38 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Microsoft really recorded a Christmas carol with the words Bingle Bells
Microsoft tweeted a fake commercial for a pretend holiday album called Microsoft Holiday Hits, a not-real, four-CD album that claims it features “60 festive favorites.” I w...
10:31 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge You can now use Google Assistant features with more wired headphones
Google Assistant on a Google Pixel While many new wireless headphones and earbuds are already equipped with support for virtual assistants, Google has extended that con...
09:31 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Go read this story about schools buying FBI-grade phone-hacking tech
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you were worried about sending your kids back to school after the pandemic ends (or if you are a kid worrying about going bac...
08:53 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Watch the first six minutes of Tenet now, from home, on YouTube
Christopher Nolan recently went on a very public tirade about the importance of movies, including his, being seen on the big screen — but if anyone’s interested in watching...
07:16 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge The best gaming mouse you can buy
Whatever your budget or grip style is, we’ve found the best gaming mouse for you. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Whether you’re on team wired or team...
07:00 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Apples iPhone has an aggravating text notifications bug
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you’ve noticed that you’re receiving SMS texts and iMessages from people but aren’t getting any notifications about...
06:46 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Google and Apple are banning technology for sharing users location data
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge You may have never heard of the company X-Mode Social, but its code may be in some of the apps on your phone, tracking and selli...
06:34 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge United makes plans to capture its planet-heating pollution
United Airlines aircraft on the tarmac at Los Angeles International Airport in October. | Photo by Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty Images This week, United Airlines ple...
06:17 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Disney finally revealed the real Disney Plus
By the end of Disney’s four-hour event, which felt like an amalgamation of a San Diego Comic-Con Hall H panel and an Apple keynote, executives made one thing clear: we can do...
05:39 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Twitter bought a startup that lets you virtually hang out with your friends
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has acquired Squad, an app that lets you hang out with your friends via video chat and screen-sharing, the company annou...
05:05 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Vergecast: Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon on the Snapdragon 888, the future of 5G, and Apples M1 chip
At first we thought this was going to be a slow news week. Now, it’s Friday and we have published two Vergecast episodes back-to-back to cover everything you need to know in ...
04:44 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge The Mandalorian takes a stand on the line between good and evil in its latest episode
Photo: Lucasfilm Ltd. “Empire. New Republic. It’s all the same to these people,” comments Migs Mayfield (Bill Burr) in the latest episode of The Mandalorian. For ...
04:23 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge AMC warns itll run out of cash in January, calls out Warner Bros. shift to HBO Max
AMC Theatres is warning its investors that if it doesn’t find $750 million, it will run out of cash by the middle of January 2021. The company issued new public documents tod...
03:52 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Contact tracing apps promised big and didnt deliver
Photo by Leonard Ortiz/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images Emphasizing privacy makes data collection difficult Continue reading… ...
02:49 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge The Oculus Rift S is $100 off at several retailers
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Oculus has knocked $100 off the cost of its Rift S tethered virtual reality headset, which brings the price down to $299. Th...
02:01 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Happy Friday, have some pictures of squirrels posing like superheroes
Image: u/TheCreativeNick We interrupt your anticipation of new Marvel content to bring you news that if you photograph a squirrel juuuuust right, you can make it look l...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Medal of Honors first VR spinoff falls apart when the shooting stops
EA Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, the new VR-only title from Respawn Entertainment, can’t get by on authenticity alone. It has the weaponry and set dressing player...
01:51 pm - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Doom Eternal is another impressive Switch port
When the Switch version of the Doom reboot was released in the same year that Nintendo launched its hybrid console, it took quite a few people by surprise. Not only was it rare...
11:18 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Apples old 29W chargers arent good enough for MagSafe Duo
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge An Apple support page has confirmed that the company’s new MagSafe Duo wireless charger, which is designed to charge an iPhone and Ap...
09:21 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Hyundai takes control of Boston Dynamics in $1.1B deal
One of Boston Dynamics most famous robots is Spot, pictured. | Image: Boston Dynamics Hyundai is officially purchasing a controlling stake in robot maker Boston Dynamic...
02:59 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge The 14 biggest trailers and announcements from The Game Awards 2020
There weren’t any bombshells on the scale of last year’s Xbox Series X reveal, but the 2020 edition of The Game Awards was still packed with news and trailers. There were g...
02:58 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Mass Effect returns with a mysterious new teaser
The Mass Effect franchise isn’t done just yet, according to a strange new teaser at The Game Awards. In a short clip, a hooded figure uncovers a piece of equipment bearing th...
02:50 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge The government just blocked another razor startup from getting acquired
Image: Billie The Federal Trade Commission announced it would sue to block Proctor & Gamble’s purchase of razor and body care company Billie on December 8th, citi...
02:31 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Dune director Denis Villeneuve blasts AT&T and Warner Bros. for hijacking films
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Denis Villeneuve’s Dune is going to be coming to HBO Max on the same date as its theater release, and the director is not happ...
02:26 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Master Chief joins the cast of Fortnite
At the 2020 edition of The Game Awards, developer Epic revealed the latest character to join the cast of Fortnite: Master Chief from Halo. The news isn’t a huge surprise, as ...
02:18 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Among Us developers reveal an all-new map, The Airship, coming early 2021
Indie developer Innersloth revealed its fourth map, The Airship, for the online social deduction game Among Us during The Game Awards on Thursday, following the game’s win fo...
02:07 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Here are all the new Marvel, Star Wars, and other projects Disney announced at its investor day
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Disney just made a deluge of announcements at its 2020 Investor Day, including updates on new Marvel, Star Wars, and Disney Anim...
01:58 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Flight Simulator is coming to next-gen Xbox consoles next summer
Microsoft Flight Simulator was always planned to come to Xbox consoles as well as PCs, and now Microsoft has finally given a timeframe for its release. It’ll launch at some p...
01:34 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Vin Diesel is a dinosaur hunter in Ark 2
Ark: Survival Evolved is returning for a sequel with Ark 2, starring Fast and Furious actor Vin Diesel. The news was announced today during The Game Awards with a trailer. Dies...
01:14 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Disney Plus is increasing its price to $8 a month starting in March 2021
Disney Plus is following Netflix and introducing a $1 price hike for subscribers in the United States, raising it to $7.99 a month. The move comes after a lengthy presentation ...
01:10 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Marvel will not recast Chadwick Bosemans character in Black Panther 2
Marvel Studios is moving forward with the Black Panther franchise, but the studio will not recast Chadwick Boseman’s King T’Challa. Instead, the movie will pay tribute to t...
01:03 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge The Fantastic Four will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe in an upcoming movie directed by Jon Watts
Marvel Studios Kevin Feige has announced that the company is working on a new Fantastic Four movie, set to be directed by Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home d...
01:00 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Apple is now building the chip it needs to ditch Qualcomm like it ditched Intel
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This fall, Apple changed how we thought about laptops overnight. It replaced the Intel processors in its MacBook Air, 13-inch Ma...
12:56 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Marvels Hawkeye TV show will debut on Disney Plus next fall
Raymond Hall/GC Images Marvel Studios’ Hawkeye TV series, which features Jeremy Renner reprising his role as Clint Barton and Hailee Steinfeld as Kate Bishop, will pr...
12:53 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Black Widow will remain a theatrical exclusive, despite industry shifts
Disney is moving several titles to Disney Plus, either for free or as part of its Premier Access window — but Black Widow isn’t one of them. The film was rumored to have a...
12:50 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Dragon Age 4 teased yet again with a new trailer
BioWare has released a new trailer for Dragon Age 4. After virtually no news since the game was first announced at The Game Awards back in 2018 (short of a reassurance that the...
12:13 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Final Fantasy VIIs Sephiroth is coming to Smash Bros
Nintendo just unveiled the identity of the next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter as the opening announcement of The Game Awards: it’s Sephiroth from Final Fantasy VII. That...
12:11 am - Fri, December 11, 2020
The Verge Disney moves live-action Pinocchio, Peter Pan & Wendy to Disney Plus
Disney is moving a couple of its 2021 movies to Disney Plus and seemingly removing them from theaters in an effort to bolster its streaming service. Peter Pan & Wendy and ...
11:58 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge We Are OFK is a new interactive series about a virtual pop group
One of the most interesting musical performances at this year’s Game Awards was from an unknown pop group called OFK. The twist? Not only is it a virtual group, but next year...
11:37 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Wonder Woman 1984s Patty Jenkins is directing the next Star Wars movie, Rogue Squadron
Wonder Woman 1984 director Patty Jenkins will take on the next main Star Wars movie, Rogue Squadron. The film is slated to be released in December 2023. This marks the first t...
11:28 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Star Wars: Lando is a new event series coming to Disney Plus
Justin Simien — the writer, producer, and director of Dear White People — is creating a Lando Calrissian ‘event series’ for Disney Plus, fittingly titled Star Wars: Lan...
11:27 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Nintendo Switch, a console you can actually buy right now, outsold PS5 and Xbox Series X in November
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The best-selling video game console in the US last month was not any of the new hardware from Microsoft or Sony, but a three...
11:26 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Hayden Christensen returning as Darth Vader in Obi-Wan Kenobi
Hayden Christensen will reprise his role as Darth Vader in the Disney Plus series Obi-Wan Kenobi, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy announced today. Christensen will star o...
11:25 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Star Wars: Andor starring Rogue Ones Diego Luna is coming to Disney Plus in 2022
Image: Disney Star Wars: Andor, Disney’s new Disney Plus show starring Diego Luna as Cassian Andor from Rogue One, is launching in 2022, Disney announced at its inves...
11:22 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Noah Hawley is making an Alien TV series for FX and Hulu
Fargo and Legion showrunner Noah Hawley is stepping into the world of Alien with a new show at FX. This marks the first TV series based on the popular movie franchise, accordi...
11:15 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Disney Plus is getting two new Mandalorian spinoffs: Rangers of the New Republic and Ahsoka
Lucasfilm has announced two new Star Wars TV shows: Star Wars: Rangers of the New Republic, and Star Wars: Ahsoka, both of which will be spinoffs from The Mandalorian. Ahsok...
10:12 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Disneys new bundle will offer ad-free Hulu, Disney Plus, and ESPN Plus for $18.99
Disney has announced a new combined bundle for its streaming services, which will offer Disney Plus, ad-free Hulu, and ESPN Plus for $18.99, a six-dollar increase over the comp...
10:06 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Disney unveils Star, its Hulu replacement for international Disney Plus subscribers
Star, Disney’s international answer to Hulu, will roll out in certain European countries, Canada, and New Zealand beginning on February 23rd, the company announced today. St...
10:02 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Disney Plus will add 50 new Marvel, Star Wars, Disney and Pixar series and movies over the next few years
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Disney has announced that it will bring a lot of original content directly to its Disney Plus streaming service over the next fe...
09:57 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Disney to release Raya and the Last Dragon on Disney Plus and in theaters on the same day
Disney will release Raya and the Last Dragon as a Premier Access title the same day it hits theaters on March 5th, 2021, the company announced today. Disney did not provide a p...
09:40 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Disney Plus hits 86 million subscribers in a little over one year
Disney Plus has amassed more than 86 million subscribers since launching in November 2019, CEO Bob Chapek announced. Disney also announced that Hulu has reached 38.8 million su...
09:32 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Microsoft will let parents block kids from playing Xbox until their homework is done
Image: Microsoft Microsoft is adding new screen time and game purchasing controls to its Xbox Family Settings app in anticipation of a gaming-filled holiday at home. Mi...
09:16 pm - Thu, December 10, 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… ...
09:09 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Google adds option to limit alcohol or gambling advertisements
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google has announced today that it’s rolling out the ability for users to limit how many alcohol and gambling ads they’re show...
09:03 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 devs warn streamers to turn off all music to avoid DMCA strikes
Image: CD Projekt Red CD Projekt Red’s (CDPR) highly anticipated new roleplaying game Cyberpunk 2077 is having a bit of a rough release, and now you can add potential...
08:46 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Visa and Mastercard cut off Pornhub after report of unlawful videos
Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Visa and Mastercard will stop processing payments on Pornhub following a report that found unlawful content on the sit...
08:13 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Google is fixing SMS issues that knocked out texting for some Android users
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge SMS messages have stopped working for some Android users, and it appears Google is rolling back some changes to help fix the is...
07:54 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Netflix is making a 3D animated Sonic the Hedgehog TV show
Image: NX on Netflix (Twitter) Netflix is making a 3D animated Sonic the Hedgehog TV show, the company announced in a (since-deleted) tweet from its NX Twitter account....
07:48 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge T-Mobile introduces its first 5G hotspot and a 100GB standalone plan for $50
T-Mobile will start selling the Inseego 5G MiFi M2000 today. | Image: Inseego T-Mobile might look as thought it’s late to the game by unveiling its first 5G hotspot t...
07:43 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Apple discontinues Music Memos app with one final update
Image: Apple In 2016, Apple launched a new iPhone app called Music Memos. It was meant to expand on the built-in Voice Memos app’s ease of use while adding some featu...
07:27 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Ubisoft will give you $10 to play its free battle royale
Image: Ubisoft Ubisoft is willing to give you a $10 coupon if you play its battle royale game, Hyper Scape on PC anytime between now and December 17th at 11AM ET. It’...
07:19 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge How governors are fighting for clean energy jobs
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis speaking about his renewable energy roadmap at a community solar garden in Arvada, Colorado, in 2019. | Photo by Joe Amon / MediaNews Group / The Denv...
06:00 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge You can now add tweets to your snaps
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is making it even easier to spread your tweets far and wide to every social media platform imaginable. Starting today on...
05:07 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Uber asks governors to give drivers early access to COVID-19 vaccines
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber sent letters today to every US governor asking that their drivers and delivery people be classified as essential workers an...
05:00 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Gmail will now let you edit Office documents directly from email attachments
Image: Google Google is making it even easier to work with Microsoft Office files, with the company now allowing users to directly edit attached Office files in Gmail, ...
05:00 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Google, Dell, and Intel form new computing group for transforming cloud and IT tools
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google, Dell, Intel and a handful of other major tech companies in the IT and cloud computing industries have banded together to...
04:45 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Geoff Keighley, gamings inescapable hypeman, on the most expensive Game Awards yet
Geoff Keighley speaks at the 2019 Game Awards in Los Angeles. | Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images Geoff Keighley doesn’t get enough sleep. It’s December, which means...
04:33 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge German regulators are investigating Facebook for its controversial Oculus account rules
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Germany’s competition watchdog is investigating Facebook for tying its social app to its Oculus virtual reality headsets. ...
04:30 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge The best phone to buy right now
From top left, Samsung Galaxy S20, Apple iPhone SE, Samsung Galaxy S20 FE, Apple iPhone 12, Pixel 4A, Samsung Galaxy Note 20. Buying a new phone can be a chore...
04:27 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Next-gen sports games get subtle, solid improvements
One of my favorite things to do whenever new consoles come out is see how sports games run on them. It’s not that I necessarily expect them to be all that different on more p...
04:27 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Target is hosting a buy one, get one half off deal on some Nintendo Switch games
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge As the holidays get closer (and with some arriving now — Happy Hanukkah!), we’re searching for tech deals that make for easy, rel...
04:05 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Instagram would be better off without Facebook
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For years, critics have argued that Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram was a missed opportunity to rein in the company. But n...
03:45 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge The good and the bad in the governments case against Facebook
Illustration by Alex Castro I. After writing about the potential breakup of Facebook for years, it’s somewhat surreal for me to see the prospect actually arrive. But ...
03:26 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 shines on next-gen consoles and Stadia, but older hardware struggles
Cyberpunk 2077 isn’t just one of the biggest games of the year; it’s also one of the most technically demanding. CD Projekt Red’s ambitious roleplaying game takes place i...
03:00 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge The century-long quest for worldwide wireless power
In 1902, famed inventor and futurist Nikola Tesla set up shop on Long Island to begin work on his grandest experiment yet. He imagined the construction of a worldwide wireless ...
02:57 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge How to watch the 2020 Game Awards
The Game Awards What better way to finish off 2020 than with a bunch of new game announcements? That’s what you can expect when you watch The Game Awards, hosted by G...
02:11 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Amazon boosts renewable energy purchases
Amazon Fulfillment Center with solar panels in Baltimore, Maryland. | Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Amazon now claims that it is the largest corporate purchase...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Facebook outage is disrupting Messenger and Instagram DMs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge You might run into trouble messaging someone on Facebook or Instagram today. A service outage seems to have taken down Facebook ...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Facebook outage disrupted Messenger and Instagram DMs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge You might have run into trouble messaging someone on Facebook or Instagram this morning. A service outage took down Facebook Mes...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Apple AirPods Max first look: lots to prove
Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge At $549, they need to deliver more than just good sound Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Leicas SL2-S trades resolution for speed and sensitivity
Leica SL2-S | Photo: Leica Leica is expanding its line of full-frame interchangeable lens mirrorless cameras with the new SL2-S. As its name implies, the SL2-S is a var...
01:00 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Shopping is coming to Instagram Reels globally, turning the whole app into a catalog
Instagram Instagram is covering its app with shopping content. Today, the company announced that shopping is rolling out to Reels, its TikTok copycat product, around th...
12:56 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Google and Amazon fined 135M over misuse of cookies by French data watchdog
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge France’s data protection regulator, the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés or CNIL, has fined Google an...
12:00 pm - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Apples MagSafe wallet now has competition thats cheaper and packs more features
Photo: MOFT MOFT is a company that’s made iPhone accessories in the past, and it’s now releasing a competitor to Apple’s $50 MagSafe wallet. MOFT’s version, whi...
11:09 am - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy S21 will reportedly launch on January 14th
Teaser videos of the upcoming phones recently leaked online. | Image: Android Police Samsung’s next flagship smartphone lineup, the Galaxy S21 series, will launch glo...
09:29 am - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Google search panels launch to counter vaccine misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is launching new vaccine information panels in its search results to counter misinformation and educate people about what...
02:05 am - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Former employees say Apple stood by while suppliers violated Chinese labor laws
Apple Factory Apple has been complicit in its suppliers’ violations of Chinese labor laws, according to a report from The Information. Suppliers have periodically fil...
01:30 am - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Samsung announces massive 110-inch 4K TV with next-gen MicroLED picture quality
Image: Samsung Over the last couple years, Samsung has showed off (and sold to a very rich few) its futuristic, modular TV dubbed The Wall that uses MicroLED technology...
12:26 am - Thu, December 10, 2020
The Verge Sony is buying anime streaming service Crunchyroll from AT&T for $1.175 billion
Sony will be buying anime streaming service Crunchyroll from AT&T for $1.175 billion, Sony and AT&T announced Wednesday. Specifically, Crunchyroll will become part of S...
11:13 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Floridas justification for raiding COVID data whistleblower Rebekah Jones is looking a little shaky
On Tuesday, Florida state police entered the home of Rebekah Jones with guns drawn, seizing her computer and phone, in an attempt to prove that she’d sent an unauthorized “...
11:05 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Facebook calls antitrust lawsuits revisionist history
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday afternoon, the Federal Trade Commission and a coalition of 48 state attorneys general filed broad antitrust charges...
11:03 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge SpaceX flies Starship prototype rocket to highest altitude yet but doesnt stick the landing
During a test flight on Wednesday, SpaceX flew a prototype of its next generation Starship rocket to its highest height yet in the skies above Texas — but failed to stick the...
11:01 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge A secretive treasure hunter is unmasked by a court case
A photo of the chest hidden by Forrest Fenn. | Photo: Forrest Fenn Finding a long-hidden treasure in the woods of Wyoming seems like a tall tale that would be told arou...
10:34 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical to become an actual one-night Broadway-style show
TikTok’s fan-made crowdsourced Ratatouille musical is making the jump from social media to the stage. Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical is going to debut as an actual show for ...
10:29 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge The pandemic turned the volume down on ocean noise pollution
Humpback whales, mother and calf, near Socorro, Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico. | Photo by Reinhard Dirscherl / ullstein bild via Getty Images The economic fallout from ...
09:50 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge At his last Space Council meeting, Mike Pence announces new cadre of lunar astronauts
On Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence hosted his last meeting of the National Space Council in Florida, using the opportunity to announce a list of NASA astronauts who will b...
09:40 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Boeings 737 Max is back in service
Photo by Silvio Avila / AFP via Getty Images Boeing’s troubled 737 Max made its first commercial flight since March 2019 today, marking the end of a 20-month groundin...
09:25 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Adobe just released the last Flash update ever
Adobe has released the final scheduled update to its Flash Player plugin, weeks before Flash’s official retirement. As noted on Adobe’s site, yesterday marked the last upda...
09:23 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Privacy group files complaint against five online test-proctoring services
Kamen, 9, attends an online class at his home in Sofia, Bulgaria. | Photo by NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP via Getty Images The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has...
08:54 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Redboxs free ad-supported streaming service adds on-demand movies
Redbox has added on-demand movies to its free ad-supported streaming service in a section called Free On Demand (via Engadget). Last February, the company launched Free Live TV...
08:29 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge WatchSpaceXfly a prototype of its Starship rocket to its highest altitude yet
Sometime today, SpaceX hopes to conduct a pivotal test flight of its next-generation Starship rocket, flying a prototype of the vehicle to its highest altitude yet. The company...
08:24 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Google CEO Sundar Pichai apologizes for Timnit Gebru controversy but not her firing
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Google CEO Sundar Pichai addressed the controversial departure of AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru in an email to staff on Wednes...
08:05 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Apples privacy labels are coming to all apps, including its own
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has clarified that its mandatory app privacy “nutrition labels” program will apply to all apps, whether they’re from...
07:42 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Moto G Stylus 2021 leak suggests a larger screen and higher price tag
The upcoming Moto G Stylus 2021. | Image via Phone Arena Detailed specs and images of the 2021 Moto G Stylus have leaked by way of an early Amazon listing, as spotted b...
07:41 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge The FTC is suing Facebook to unwind its acquisitions of Instagram and WhatsApp
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a massive antitrust lawsuit against Facebook, claiming the socia...
06:00 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Cruise is now testing fully driverless cars in San Francisco
Photo by Andrej Sokolow / picture alliance via Getty Images Cruise, the self-driving car company affiliated with General Motors and Honda, is testing fully driverless c...
05:35 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Amazons redesigned Fire TV software starts rolling out today
Image: Amazon The software that runs on Amazon’s Fire TV streaming devices is set to undergo a significant overhaul in the coming weeks, and the rollout of the “new...
05:30 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Spider-Man: Miles Morales runs at 60fps with ray tracing in new mode
At launch, Spider-Man: Miles Morales on PlayStation 5 was able to run at 60fps in Performance mode or at 30fps but with ray tracing in Fidelity mode, meaning that you’d have ...
05:00 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Twitch overhauls its rules around harassment and hateful conduct
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, Twitch is announcing changes to its policies around harassment and hateful conduct. The reason, the company says, is beca...
04:38 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Google launches health research app
Google announced Wednesday that it is launching a new research app for Android phones, which would allow anyone with a device to participate in medical studies. The first study...
03:34 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Apples AirPods Pro are back down to $190 at Woot
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge If you’re struggling to think of a gift for someone in your life, it’s hard to fail with a good set of headphones. Thankfully, many...
03:16 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge YouTube will now remove videos disputing Joe Bidens election victory
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday, YouTube announced that it will begin removing any content alleging widespread voter fraud influenced the outcome o...
03:09 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Microsoft confirms the xCloud beta is coming to iOS and PC in spring 2021
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has confirmed its timeline for bringing its xCloud cloud gaming service to Apple’s iOS platform and to Windows PCs, ...
03:00 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge PixelJunk Eden 2 is a stylish sequel to an indie classic
PixelJunk Eden was ahead of its time. The idea of a download-only indie game with arty, abstract 2D graphics and a pulsing techno soundtrack doesn’t sound remotely unusual in...
02:58 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Amid HBO Max and Warner Bros. chaos, entertainment executives defend streaming push
Christopher Nolan may be seething, but CEOs for AT&T, NBCUniversal, and ViacomCBS each reiterated their commitment to streaming at a UBS conference on Monday amid chaos in ...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge PUBGs new creative director wants to put the focus back on survival
It’s been a year of experimentation for PUBG. Over the course of 2020, the genre-defining battle royale game received new, smaller maps and tightly focused gameplay modes. De...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge The Verges favorite gadgets of 2020
We covered nearly a hundred products on our YouTube channel in 2020 and countless more here on the site. But while we return all our review units, there are some products we ge...
01:33 pm - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge WhatsApp criticizes Apples new app privacy labels over iMessage inconsistency
Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge WhatsApp has hit back at Apple over its new privacy labels for apps in the App Store, Axios reports, arguing that it’s unfair that ...
11:57 am - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Google gives Chrome users an easier way to sync info across devices
The feature lets Android users sign into their Google Account on the browser with a single tap. | Image: Google Google is making it easier for Chrome users to sync thei...
09:58 am - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge FireEye cybersecurity tools compromised instate-sponsored attack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge One of the US’s leading cybersecurity firms, FireEye, says it’s been hacked by a state-sponsored attacker. Hackers targeted ...
08:01 am - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Zoom, murder hornets, Among Us, and Joe Biden topped Google trending searches in 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has released its list of the top trending searches in the US for 2020, and as one might expect, “coronavirus,” “ele...
04:32 am - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge The hard-to-find PS5 and RTX 3090 have each inspired daring heists
Image: Nvidia The 2020 holiday shopping season has been defined by how difficult it is to purchase consoles like the PS5 and GPUs like the GeForce RTX 3090, prompting s...
01:32 am - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Cloudflare and Apple made a new DNS protocol to protect your data from ISPs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Cloudflare is proposing a new DNS standard it developed with Apple that’s designed to help close a blindspot in my (and I’m ...
12:03 am - Wed, December 9, 2020
The Verge Halo Infinite is officially launching fall 2021
Image: 343 Industries Halo Infinite, the next game in Microsoft’s iconic franchise, will officially launch in fall 2021, developer 343 Industries announced in a blog ...
11:45 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge American Airlines offers at-home COVID tests for US travel
Photo by COOPER NEILL/AFP via Getty Images American Airlines is about to start offering at-home COVID-19 tests to domestic fliers in order to help them meet various sta...
11:08 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Googles Pixel 2 has gotten its last update
The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were flawed-yet-likable devices with a camera that stood out from the competition | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge After three yea...
11:00 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Netflix wants to help parents connect with their kids by explaining what theyre watching
Netflix is rolling out a new tool for parents to better understand and monitor what their kids are watching. Called the Kids Activity Report, as seen in the image above, the ne...
10:40 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Pornhub limits uploads and disables downloads after New York Times expos
A Times Square billboard for PornHub from 2015 Pornhub has made significant changes to its content policies after a New York Times report detailed the damage done by no...
10:16 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge The PS5 and Xbox Series X made us fall back in love with old games
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S have been out for a few weeks now. And while we’ve been loving next-gen titles like Astro’...
10:16 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge How to buy Apples new AirPods Max headphones
Image: Apple After many months of rumors, Apple officially announced the AirPods Max, its own over-the-ear, wireless, noise-canceling headphones. This is the first pair...
10:11 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Senate confirms Trump FCC nominee over Democrat objections
Photo by Alex Edelman / AFP via Getty Images On Tuesday, the Senate voted to confirm the controversial nomination of Republican Nathan Simington to the Federal Communic...
09:25 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Apple reportedly hands over its self-driving car project to executive who oversees Siri
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge “Siri, drive my car...” Apple is shuffling its leadership that oversees its secretive self-driving car project, according t...
08:54 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 to add new epilepsy warning as devs work on a permanent fix
Image: CD Projekt Red CD Projekt Red has announced that it’s working on adding a new epilepsy warning to Cyberpunk 2077, in response to a recent article by Game Infor...
08:12 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Elon Musk has moved to Texas, calls California overly complacent
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has joined one-fifth of Americans who have done a “pandemic move.” After spending most of his life in Silicon Valley, Musk has relocated to Texas. The T...
08:12 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Elon Musk says he has moved to Texas, calls California overly complacent
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has joined one-fifth of Americans who have done a “pandemic move.” After spending most of his life in California, Musk has relocated to Texas. The Tesla...
08:08 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Minecraft with RTX ray tracing launches for Windows 10
Image: BlockWorks Minecraft’s blocky aesthetic was massively spruced up with the introduction of ray tracing enabled by Nvidia’s RTX graphics cards earlier this yea...
08:01 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT review roundup: a niche purchase
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge AMD has released the newest member of its Radeon RX 6000 series: the Radeon RX 6900 XT. The card is based on the same Navi 21 silicon as...
07:43 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge YouTube Gaming had its best year ever with more than 100 billion hours watched
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Gaming remains one of the most dominant pillars of online entertainment, and nowhere is that more apparent than in YouTube’s 2...
07:34 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Huawei worked on facial recognition system to surveil Uighurs, new report claims
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Huawei worked on a facial recognition system to monitor and track China’s Uighur minority, according to a new report from vide...
07:28 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Logitechs new Circle View Wired Doorbell is the first to support HomeKit Secure Video
Logitech has quietly revealed a new Circle View Wired Doorbell camera today, which is notably the first consumer smart doorbell to support Apple’s recent HomeKit Secure Video...
07:06 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Samsungs official Galaxy S21, 21 Plus, and 21 Ultra teasers have leaked, and the camera squircle is gone
Samsung’s next flagship phones the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra are widely expected to arrive this January (alongside some new buds), but we haven’t had a true glimp...
06:45 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunkland: A full-service dystopia simulator
Welcome to Blade City, a full-service dystopia resort. Blade City is a dangerous, fast-moving world where hackers, hustlers, and streetfighters live in the shadow of the evil c...
06:00 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Facebook Gaming starts Black creator program with guaranteed monthly pay
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, Facebook Gaming announces a new initiative targeted specifically at Black streamers on the platform: the Black Gaming Cre...
05:14 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Bungie confirms Destiny 2 crossplay is coming in 2021
Image: Bungie Bungie has confirmed Destiny 2 will be getting crossplay support at some point next year. While Bungie didn’t specify which platforms will support the f...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Google is still making its mysterious Fuchsia OS, and now it wants your help
Image: Google It’s been over four years since we first found out that Google is developing a new operating system called Fuchsia. It’s unique because it’s not bas...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge YouTube live streams now support HDR
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Starting today, YouTube creators can live-stream their videos in high dynamic range (HDR), the company has announced. The platfo...
04:15 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge COVID-19 vaccine starts working within two weeks after first shot
Staff administer the Pfizer and BioNTech to people in the UK. | Photo by Victoria Jones / Pool / Getty Images The Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effectiv...
04:00 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Watch SpaceX fly a prototype of its Starship rocket to its highest altitude yet
Sometime today, SpaceX hopes to conduct a pivotal test flight of its next-generation Starship rocket, flying a prototype of the vehicle to its highest altitude yet. The company...
04:00 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Pokmon Gos next paid event is a virtual tour of Kanto
Pokémon Go is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a virtual event, Niantic announced today. The Pokémon Go Tour, a ticketed one-day event set to take place on February 20t...
03:43 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge How to buy Apples new AirPods Max headphones
Image: Apple After many months of rumors, Apple officially announced the AirPods Max, its own over-the-ear, wireless, noise-canceling headphones. This is the first pair...
03:29 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Dells G3 gaming laptop is a bargain at $700
Pictured here is the Dell G5 15 SE. The G3 that’s discounted today looks very similar, though it has red accents. | Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Today’s ha...
03:00 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Persona 5 Strikers will arrive on the Switch, PS4, and Steam in February
Persona 5 Strikers, an action RPG follow-up to Persona 5, will head to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Steam on February 23rd. The game will be available four days earl...
02:38 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge WhatsApps new carts feature is aimed at simplifying in-app shopping
Image: WhatsApp WhatsApp is introducing a new shopping carts feature that lets you order multiple items with a single message from businesses on the service. It works i...
02:16 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Substack is building a reader app for newsletters
Substack, the hot subscription newsletter startup, is building a reader app to help people manage all of their newsletters in a single place. That’s the word from Substack CE...
02:14 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Can Substack CEO Chris Best build a new model for journalism?
How the newsletter startup could disrupt the media industry Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Google Look to Speak lets you use your eyes to select and speak phrases
Look to Speak lets users select and speak phrases via eye movements | Google A new experimental application on Android aims to make communication easier for people with...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Streamings brightest stars are trying to build the next generation of gamers
FaZe Clan Today, esports and entertainment organization FaZe Clan announces its new talent development program, FaZe Academy. It places a bunch of potential FaZe recrui...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Adobe releases Arm version of Lightroom for Windows and macOS
Adobe is releasing an Arm version of Lightroom for both macOS and Windows today. The latest version of Lightroom is now native for both Apple M1 systems and Qualcomm-powered Wi...
01:58 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Apple Fitness Plus will launch on December 14th
Image: Apple Apple Fitness Plus — the company’s new workout program service — is set to launch on December 14th, the company announced today, with the subscriptio...
01:35 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Apple announces $549 AirPods Max noise-canceling headphones, coming December 15th
Image: Apple It turns out Apple has one more major hardware announcement before 2020 comes to a close: after many months of rumors, Apple today unveiled its own over-ea...
01:00 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Reddits top post of 2020 was a Rick Astley photo, posted by Rick Astley
Image: RCA Reddit shared today that its most upvoted post of 2020 was a picture from 1989 posted by Rick Astley, the living meme himself. Reddit’s Year in Review blog...
01:00 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Hinge is about to become The Bachelor
Image: Hinge Hinge’s newest feature takes a cue from The Bachelor. In a new tab called Standouts, daters can preview potential matches’ responses to the dating app...
12:46 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge VanMoof X3: five months later
A great e-bike, with caveats Continue reading… ...
12:15 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Christopher Nolan isnt happy with Warner Bros. over HBO Max releases
Photo by Laurent KOFFEL/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images Director Christopher Nolan has fiercely criticized Warner Bros.’ surprise decision to release its 2021 lineup of ...
12:00 pm - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge VW-backed QuantumScape says its solid-state batteries will enable EVs to travel farther and charge faster
After nearly a decade in operation, QuantumScape, a San Jose-based startup backed by Volkswagen and Bill Gates, is finally breaking its silence. In a virtual “battery day” ...
11:00 am - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Samsungs SmartThings can finally control your Google Nest devices
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Google and Samsung are bringing their smart home platforms together for the first time. Samsung’s SmartThings will support Google Nes...
05:30 am - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Christchurch shooter was radicalized on YouTube, New Zealand report says
Illustration by Corey Brickley for The Verge The Australian white supremacist who killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand was radicalized by YouTub...
04:50 am - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge You can now use Waze on CarPlays home screen instead of flipping between apps while driving
If you use Waze and ever needed to take your eyes off the road to control your music alongside your maps, a new update is starting to roll out that should let you spend more ti...
02:16 am - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Google Stadia will let all users livestream games directly to YouTube tomorrow
Image: Google From the very beginning, Google Stadia and YouTube were supposed to work together — thanks to the magic of cloud computing, you’d be able to click a Y...
01:25 am - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge Second judge says Trump cant ban TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction that should keep the US Commerce Department from banning transactions with ...
12:17 am - Tue, December 8, 2020
The Verge With guns drawn, police raid home and seize computers of COVID-19 data whistleblower
Photo by GeoRebekah via Wikimedia Commons Eight months ago, Deborah Birx of the White House Coronavirus Task Force praised Florida’s COVID-19 dashboard as an example ...
11:22 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge COVID-19vaccinemonitoring program may be at risk of false reports
Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images A text-messaging program to monitor any side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine may be open to manipulation, The Washington Post...
10:50 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Apple and Googles COVID contact tracing tech is finally coming to their home state of California
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After a month of testing on university campuses, California’s governor just announced that the state is launching its COVID co...
10:34 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Razers new Blade 15 Base model is just $1,499
Image: Razer Razer’s Blade 15 is one of the best 15-inch gaming laptops. It’s far from a budget purchase, but Razer has released the most affordable model you can b...
10:17 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Apple and Googles COVID contact tracing tech is finally coming to their home state of California
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After a month of testing on university campuses, California’s governor just announced that the state is launching its COVID co...
09:59 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Comcast extends offer of free Wi-Fi at community centers through June 30th, 2021
Comcast is extending its COVID-19 support programs through June 30th, 2021, including the free Wi-Fi and educational resources it offers at local community centers throughout t...
09:59 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Comcast extends offer of free Wi-Fi hotspots through June 30th, 2021
Comcast is extending its COVID-19 support programs through June 30th, 2021, including free access to public Wi-Fi hotspots and discounts on internet service plans. The company ...
09:47 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge FCC awards SpaceX $886 million for satellite internet network
Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Federal Communications Commission announced $9.2 billion in awards to companies providing broadband internet to rur...
09:05 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Ubers fraught and deadly pursuit of self-driving cars is over
Uber is selling its autonomous vehicle business to Aurora Innovations, a San Francisco-based startup founded by the former head engineer of Google’s self-driving car project,...
09:04 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Amazon Echo deals right now
The Echo Show 5 (left), Echo Show 8 (middle), and the Echo Show (right) | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge When it comes to the Echo smart speakers, Amazon has a slew o...
09:01 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Health care is coming to grips with its pollution problem
An ambulance drives down a road in Brooklyn on December 1st, 2020, in New York City.  | Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images Pollution from the health care indust...
09:00 pm - Mon, December 7, 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 ta...
08:56 pm - Mon, December 7, 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. A...
08:49 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Here are the best AirPods deals you can get right now
Apple’s AirPods Pro wireless earbuds | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple AirPods are among the most popular headphones on the market. They’re compact, easy to ...
08:40 pm - Mon, December 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...
07:30 pm - Mon, December 7, 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… ...
07:26 pm - Mon, December 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, ...
06:27 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Master Chief is a DJ cat in Taika Waititis Xbox short film
Image: Microsoft Microsoft’s marketing tagline for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S is “Power Your Dreams,” and the newest Xbox ad, a short film by Thor: Ragna...
06:00 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Googles latest Pixel feature drop adds even more battery optimizations and Adaptive Sound
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google’s latest Pixel feature drop, where the company brings a slew of new software tricks to its smartphone lineup, is be...
05:16 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge GTA Online is getting an underground nightclub featuring real-world resident DJs
Image: Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto Online is soon getting its own concert venue with the planned opening of The Music Locker, an underground nightclub that will fea...
05:00 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 is huge, ambitious, and safe
CD Projekt Red A Night City too big to get weird Continue reading… ...
05:00 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Google Stadia expands to eight more European countries, just in time for Cyberpunk 2077
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google Stadia is expanding internationally, adding eight more countries in Europe today. The new markets include Austria, Cz...
04:39 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Reminder: your Neopets are dying
Neopets You know good and well what you did. Back in 2003 or whatever, you took young, innocent Neopets under your wing. A Gelert, a Jetsam, a Scorchio, or whatever th...
04:32 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Best Buys video game sale is an easy way to build your new PS5 or Xbox Series X library
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Gaming is an expensive hobby, especially if you recently purchased a new console. If you are looking to buy some new games but don’t...
04:27 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Timnit Gebrus team at Google is going public with their side of the story
Photo by Kimberly White / Getty Images for TechCrunch Google employees who worked with Timnit Gebru are coming out publicly to dispute claims against the star AI ethics...
04:18 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Airbnb launches nonprofit to provide stays for essential workers and refugees
Photo illustration by Nikolas Kokovlis/NurPhoto via Getty Images Airbnb is launching a nonprofit to allow the hosts who rent out their properties on its platform to pro...
04:00 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Google adds Apple Music support to Assistant smart speakers and displays
Nest Audio smart speaker | Photo: Dan Seifert / The Verge Google has announced that Apple Music is now available on smart speakers and displays that use the Google Assi...
03:18 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge The great Black Friday discounts on Eeros mesh Wi-Fi routers are back
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge I expected to see some once-expired Black Friday deals make their return before the holidays, and ta-da, that’s what’s happening to...
01:15 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge LG developing sliding doors made of transparent OLED displays
You’ll be able to see through the screens on the doors. | Image: LG LG has partnered with Swedish manufacturer Assa Abloy Entrance Systems to develop automatic slidin...
01:07 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Ikea ends publication of iconic printed catalog
A collection of Ikea catalogs from over the years. | Image: Ikea After a 70-year run, Ikea is discontinuing the publication of its printed catalog. Ikea’s decision c...
01:00 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge The Mandalorians unique rifle is Nerfs latest foam-firing Star Wars toy
If you have a 12-year-old, you might want to make sure they’re not reading over your shoulder right now — otherwise you’ll be spending some quality time explaining why t...
12:15 pm - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Apple working on a 32-core processor for high-end Macs
Apple’s M1 processor (pictured) is its first processor designed for the Mac. | Image: Apple Apple is working on a new ARM-based processor with as many as 32 high-perf...
09:47 am - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge UKs first electric-only car charging station opens for business
The site is located near Braintree, in Essex. | Image: Gridserve The UK’s first all-electric car charging station opened today near Braintree in Essex, marking a mile...
04:00 am - Mon, December 7, 2020
The Verge Floyd Mayweather is fighting Logan Paul in February
YouTuber Logan Paul has struck a deal to fight former boxing megastar Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a “special exhibition” match on February 20th. The bout will be streamed as a ...
10:09 pm - Sun, December 6, 2020
The Verge New trailers: The Marksman, The Dig, The Mauritanian, and more
Liam Neeson stars in The Marksman I finished The Undoing and while it was disappointingly messy with a plot that didn’t quite come together, I think we can all agree ...
06:28 pm - Sun, December 6, 2020
The Verge Aptera is back with a new EV it says doesnt need charging
Aptera is taking pre-orders for its new solar electric vehicle | Aptera Aptera, the company that shuttered in 2011 after failing to secure funding for its three-wheeled...
06:00 pm - Sun, December 6, 2020
The Verge The true price of a PlayStation 5
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge This past week I’ve been watching eBay, trying to decide if I should sell my PS5. I wouldn’t dream of becoming a scalper, but it...
03:40 pm - Sun, December 6, 2020
The Verge Go read this NY Times report about how police departments are using drones
As drones get smarter and the Federal Aviation Administration issues more waivers for its drone regulations, we’re likely to see more law enforcement agencies using them in t...
03:00 pm - Sun, December 6, 2020
The Verge SpaceX is about to send a second Dragon capsule to the space station
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Cargo Dragon spacecraft will launch Sunday from Kennedy Space Center | SpaceX This morning, SpaceX is set to launch its latest batch of car...
03:00 pm - Sun, December 6, 2020
The Verge SpaceX has launched a second Dragon capsule to the space station
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Cargo Dragon spacecraft will launch Sunday from Kennedy Space Center | SpaceX Update December 6th, 11:35AM ET: SpaceX successfully launched...
10:54 pm - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge Chinas Change 5 completes docking mission on its way back to Earth
The ascender of Chang’e-5 spacecraft flies above the surface of the Moon December 3rd. | Xinhua/Jin Liwang via Getty Images China’s Chang’e-5 mission completed a ...
09:50 pm - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge Tesla diversity report shows its US leadership is 59 percent white and 83 percent male
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla published its first-ever diversity report on Friday, which shows the automaker’s US leadership is 83 percent male, and 5...
08:37 pm - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge Japans asteroid sample return mission lands in Australian desert
An artistic rendering of Hayabusa2’s sample capsule landing on Earth | Image: JAXA After spending six years in space, a Japanese spacecraft just landed in the desert ...
07:27 pm - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge The paper that led to Timnit Gebrus ouster from Google reportedly questioned language models
Photo by Kimberly White / Getty Images for TechCrunch A paper co-authored by former Google AI ethicist Timnit Gebru raised some potentially thorny questions for Google ...
07:27 pm - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge Timnit Gebrus actual paper may explain why Google ejected her
Photo by Kimberly White / Getty Images for TechCrunch A paper co-authored by former Google AI ethicist Timnit Gebru raised some potentially thorny questions for Google ...
04:00 pm - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge Leftovers you cant eat: Black Friday deals you can still get
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge This weekend, you can enjoy the last of the leftovers — not Thanksgiving leftovers. (There’s still no end in sight for those at my ...
03:21 pm - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge Elon Musk reportedly plans to move to Texas
Photo by Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is planning to move from California to Texas, a move that would potentially save him from a hu...
03:00 pm - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge Netflixs Selena doesnt have a lot of Selena
Photo by Cesar Fuentes Cervantes / Netflix There haven’t been many musicians like Selena Quintanilla: she was a Tejano superstar who managed to find major label mains...
03:00 pm - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge Preparation for a big COVID-19 vaccine rollout is underway
Medical personnel train for vaccine distribution in the UK. | Photo by Steve Parsons - WPA Pool/Getty Images In the US, COVID-19 vaccines are just around the corner, l...
02:00 pm - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge A cheap tablet is a great entertainment device
Samsung’s Galaxy Tab A7 is a good cheap tablet Continue reading… ...
02:02 am - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge The US government will let TikTok run out the clock and overlook its own deadline
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Trump administration won’t enforce its own deadline for ByteDance to sell or spin out video-sharing platform TikTok’s bu...
02:01 am - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge Google Fi is offering $100 to upgrade your 3G phone before it stops working
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Fi will stop activating non-VoLTE phones in January, and encourage customers with older phones to upgrade with a $100 cre...
01:34 am - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge Hope you werent planning to watch Wonder Woman 1984 with an HBO Max free trial
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It may be time to pour one out for the streaming service trial. CNET reports that HBO Max is no longer offering users a free wee...
12:39 am - Sat, December 5, 2020
The Verge Apple will replace your iPhone 11s display for free if it has the glitchy touchscreen
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If your iPhone 11 isn’t responding to touches, it might be eligible for a free fix from Apple. The company has launched a ...
11:59 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Apple developers can now let you share free copies of your in-app purchases with your family
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’ve ever wished you could share an in-app purchase with your family, you may be in luck. Today, Apple announced that sub...
10:40 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge YouTube and Peacock are now streaming 22 James Bond films for free
Maybe you’re feeling nostalgic for a classic James Bond film following Sean Connery’s death in late October. Or perhaps you’re simply feeling a gap given that the next fi...
10:00 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Nissan follows GM in ditching Trumps effort to overturn Californias pollution rules
Photo by Erin Schaff - Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s effort to overturn California’s ability to set fuel efficiency rules just lost another automaker. ...
09:33 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Why Warner Bros. had to move its 2021 films to HBO Max
WarnerMedia is making a clear bet for 2021: its slate of movies won’t generate the revenue its studio division needs, but it can help boost HBO Max’s long-term success. Th...
08:57 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Chrome OS 87 adds tab search and Bluetooth device battery levels
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Chrome OS 87 is rolling out now, and it adds a few nice features to help you while browsing the web and when using Bluetooth acc...
08:43 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Amazon to face federal lawsuit over firing of warehouse worker
KEREM YUCEL/AFP via Getty Images Amazon’s decision to fire warehouse worker Courtney Bowden violated labor laws, according to charges filed by the National Labor Rela...
07:50 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Multidose COVID-19 vaccines will test state tracking systems
A participant in a COVID-19 clinical trial. | Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images When the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available in the United States, offici...
07:27 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge The artisanal Crocs have landed
Photo illustration by Alex Castro | Photos by Carley Holtsinger, Susan Korn, and Hannah Faith Lord Crocs are cool now, and artists are accessorizing them all over I...
06:22 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Microsoft is selling ugly Windows sweaters, and part of the proceeds benefit Girls Who Code
Image: Microsoft Microsoft is getting into the holiday spirit a bit early by offering MS Paint and Windows-themed “ugly” sweaters for sale on its online store, with...
05:55 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Metal Gear Solid movie to star Oscar Isaac as Solid Snake
Photo by Richard Harbaugh / A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images Sony’s upcoming Metal Gear Solid movie adaptation will star Oscar Isaac as protagonist Solid Snake, according ...
05:15 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge PAX still plans to host its in-person game festivals in 2021
Image: Penny Arcade ReedPop and Penny Arcade, the organizers of the PAX gaming conventions, announced on Friday that they plan to resume PAX East, West, and Unplugged i...
05:07 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Biden coronavirus appointee has cut ties with Facebook, transition team says
Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick / Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming COVID czar, Jeffrey Zients, is facing new scrutiny over his corporate ties — particula...
04:58 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Epic promises more Fortnite tournaments in 2021 but no World Cup
Photo by Eric Ananmalay/ESPAT Media/Getty Images With the restrictions around travel and in-person events, Epic canceled the 2020 edition of the Fortnite World Cup back...
03:55 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Dittos true form is this comfy chair
A Ditto chair is on its way to Japanese retailers. It exists somewhere on the spectrum of big gut Pikachu and a bean bag chair, and, according to PokéJungle, it costs roughly ...
03:35 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge YouTube hit Ryans World comes to Roblox
Image: Ryan’s World Ryan’s World is expanding to Roblox. The hit YouTube channel is launching its own virtual world inside the popular kids game, which allows playe...
03:30 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Vergecast: what we learned about 2021 this week
We’re at the point in 2020 when we’re hearing about everyone’s plans for 2021. Here are a few things we learned this week about the upcoming year: Warner Bros. will re...
03:26 pm - Fri, December 4, 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. A...
03:06 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Sonos One Wi-Fi speakers are $40 off today
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Sonos ran an all-too-short one-day sale on its Wi-Fi speakers last week for Black Friday. The good news is that they’re discounted on...
03:00 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Welcome to the new Verge Deals newsletter
Every day we scour the internet looking for the best deals and sales on the products that we’ve tested and confirmed. We share those deals with you through our Verge Deals co...
02:52 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge The Mandalorian is a video game hero, and the new episode finally turns up the difficulty
Lucasfilm Ltd. It’s often been commented that The Mandalorian is designed a lot like a video game. The Mandalorian himself feels like a player character, running arou...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge How Becca Farsace tests and reviews wireless earbuds
Wireless Earbuds come in many shapes, sizes, and at many different price points. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Wireless earbud reviews don’t just happen. Three...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Meet the lieutenant governor pushing Democrats to get serious about weed
Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge | Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images Pennsylvania’s John Fetterman thinks legaliza...
01:30 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Return to Bird World is the real soundtrack to a fake sequel to a video game that doesnt exist
Image: Aliana Wong / Leon Chang In Return to Bird World, players are brought back to the floating kingdom of Bird World thousands of years after the events of the origi...
12:43 pm - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Fitbit is replacing some Sense smartwatches over ECG reading issue
Brent Rose for The Verge Fitbit is contacting some owners of its Sense smartwatch to offer replacements after discovering a bug affecting its electrocardiogram (ECG) re...
06:00 am - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Razers Tomahawk modular gaming PC is finally a real product
Razer has been talking up modular gaming PCs with streamlined swappable parts for years. Now, after various concepts, CES reveals, and standard PC cases with associated brandin...
03:00 am - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Razers new true wireless earbuds have noise cancellation and low latency for mobile games
Razer released its first set of true wireless earbuds in 2019, with the main appeal being a low-latency mode that made them better suited for mobile gaming. Now, the company is...
02:16 am - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Raise your hand if Cash App launches a clothing line was on your 2020 bingo card
It’s staring into my soul. | Photo: Cash App If you’ve ever used Cash App and thought “wow, I wish I could put this on my body...” we may need to talk about you...
02:05 am - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge Your 7-year fear of Americans legally getting to make in-flight calls has come to an end
The next time you get on a plane, you’ll probably have plenty of new things to worry about, but having to listen to people talking on the phone won’t be one. Way back in 20...
01:53 am - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge You can play Cyberpunk 2077 on December 9th instead of 10th, depending where you live
Image: CD Projekt Red The highly-anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 is just days away from its December 10th release. But depending on where you live and what platform you’re...
12:44 am - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge God of Wars Kratos is now available in Fortnite
Image: Epic Games After a not-so-subtle tease from Sony on Wednesday, God of War protagonist Kratos is now available as a purchasable skin in Fortnite. Although Kratos ...
12:12 am - Fri, December 4, 2020
The Verge The Looking Glass Portrait is a cheaper holographic window to your smartphone photos and more
Image: Looking Glass Factory Looking Glass Factory, a company that designs personal holographic displays, just launched a Kickstarter for its new Looking Glass Portrait...
11:53 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Hackers are targeting the COVID-19 vaccine supply chain, IBM finds
Amelia Krales A global phishing campaign has been targeting organizations associated with the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines since September 2020, IBM security resea...
10:08 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge The Wristcam is a camera for your Apple Watch
Wristcam A strap for an Apple Watch equipped with front- and rear-facing cameras is finally launching after nearly four years in development. The Wristcam has an 8-mega...
09:53 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Google Podcasts now supports private RSS feeds so you can listen to the shows you pay to access
Google Podcasts Google Podcasts is finally getting a feature that’s already standard across most listening apps: private RSS feed support. The head of product for Goo...
09:28 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Leak left 243 million Brazilians medical records and personal info ripe for the picking
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The personal information of more than 243 million Brazilians was potentially accessible for at least six months thanks to weakly...
09:07 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge The Justice Department is suing Facebook for side-stepping visa rules
Photo by Sven Hoppe/picture alliance via Getty Images The Justice Department has filed charges against Facebook for allegedly discriminating against US workers in its h...
08:52 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Facebook is stepping up moderation against anti-Black hate speech
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Facebook has started weighting anti-Black hate speech on its platform as higher priority than hate speech directed at white pe...
08:50 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge People are putting their routers in jail to protect themselves from harmless Wi-Fi
Image: Amazon Please do not put your internet router in a Faraday cage. Please do not put your internet router in a Faraday cage. If you’re reading this, as someone w...
07:03 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Developers can now sign up for Apples reduced 15 percent App Store cut
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has opened enrollment in its new small business program that will allow eligible app developers to receive 15 percent more...
06:30 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Warner Bros. will release all of its new 2021 movies simultaneously on HBO Max
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WarnerMedia is pushing even more aggressively into streaming by releasing every single movie in 2021 simultaneously on HBO Max. ...
06:18 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Drone footage shows the shocking collapse of the Arecibo Observatory
Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) released shocking footage of the collapse of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. The video, captured on December 1st, shows the...
06:18 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Twitter turns off threaded replies because they made conversations hard to read
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has been experimenting with threaded replies for some time as a way to potentially make replies easier to read and follo...
06:11 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Google fires prominent AI ethicist Timnit Gebru
Photo by Kimberly White / Getty Images for TechCrunch Timnit Gebru, one of Google’s top artificial intelligence researchers, says the company abruptly fired her yeste...
06:06 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Facebook will remove COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In an update to their COVID-19 misinformation policy, Facebook will begin removing false claims about COVID-19 vaccines. The upd...
06:00 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge YouTube will ask commenters to rethink posting if their message seems offensive
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube is trying to combat offensive comments that appear under videos by following in the footsteps of other social media comp...
05:39 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge How Microsoft crushed Slack
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Slack’s life as an underdog darling of Silicon Valley ended on November 2nd, 2016. That’s when the upstart communication startup pu...
05:21 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Bose Sport Open Earbuds with ear hooks appear at FCC
Images: FCC It looks like Bose is planning another set of true wireless earbuds to join its QuietComfort and Sport Earbuds. Today, filings for the “Sport Open Earbuds...
05:10 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Amazon now lets you text Alexa on iOS to ask for things instead of only using your voice
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is testing a new feature for its iOS Alexa app: the ability to type out Alexa commands, instead of having to ask question...
05:00 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Five new Android features coming this winter
New features coming for Google Maps, Gboard, Voice Access, Google Play Books, and Nearby Share. | Image: Google Google is rolling out five new Android features in the w...
05:00 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Android Auto expands to dozens of countries in Europe, Africa, and Asia
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Android Auto, the Google-powered software system for cars, is expanding to dozens of new markets around the world, the compa...
04:05 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Google Photos now lets you set a changing wallpaper that pulls images from your memories
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Android users who are bored of their usual wallpapers are in luck: an update to Google Photos now allows users to set their wallpaper a...
03:53 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Complex turned its fashion and music festival into a futuristic video game
A week of sneakers, panels, and... virtual food trucks Continue reading… ...
03:18 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge This is the bestNintendoSwitch deal youll find this holiday season
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Some of the best deals during Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, but with the holidays just around the corner, there a...
02:54 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Microsofts best commercial features dogs frolicking in Halo, Minecraft, and Flight Simulator
Microsoft has had some memorable holiday commercials over the years, but this year’s is the best yet because it features dogs. They aren’t just regular dogs, either. These ...
02:52 pm - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 gaming laptop is back down to its Black Friday price
Photo by Avery White for The Verge Some retailers are still shaking out a few remaining Cyber Monday deals, like the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 gaming laptop. Though, there ...
11:59 am - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Google Maps now lets you create Street View photos with just a phone
Google Maps is getting a new update that lets you create Street View photos using just a phone. Android users with ARCore-compatible devices can now capture imagery and publish...
11:20 am - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Royole returns with a better folding phone
The FlexPai 2 is a big improvement Continue reading… ...
02:01 am - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge Verizons Galaxy S20 models are the first to get Android 11 and One UI 3.0
Photo by Brennan King / The Verg Verizon revealed this morning that Samsung’s Galaxy S20 lineup will be the first Samsung phones to receive Android 11 and Samsung’s...
01:44 am - Thu, December 3, 2020
The Verge If youve got an older iPhone, your FaceTime calls just got better
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge When Apple released iOS 14.2 last month, it didn’t mention that FaceTime calls would now be in 1080p for older iPhones. As MacMagazin...
11:31 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge You can now record footage from Ecobees camera to Apple servers, but you may want to keep their app
Image: Ecobee Ecobee’s SmartCamera has received a firmware update that may interest Apple users who are feeling a little burnt-out on subscriptions. The camera, which...
11:30 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Climate change is already a disaster to health, doctors say
This picture, taken on June 25th, 2019, in Clermont-Ferrand, shows a personal care assistant holding the hand of an elderly person as she visits her house to help her to avoid ...
11:10 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Google News will allow free access to paywalled articles from news sites
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As part of its $1 billion investment in partnerships with news publishers, Google will start paying for some paywalled content f...
10:36 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Chevy Bolt batteries were catching fire, and now theres a class action lawsuit
Photo by Andrew Liptak / The Verge A class action lawsuit was filed against General Motors alleging that the Chevy Bolt’s battery is “prone to burst into flames.”...
10:08 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Amazons Alexa can now intuitively switch between more languages
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon is updating Alexa to allow it to automatically switch between more languages. The update comes after a flurry of small Alexa add...
10:00 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Zens new Modular wireless chargers offer a mix-and-match setup
Image: Zens Zens has a new set of wireless chargers out called the Zens Modular. They are designed to fix the rigidity of most combination wireless chargers by letting ...
09:14 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Living the full Cyberpunk 2077 lifestyle will cost you over $2,000 and your dignity
CD Projekt Red We are eight days away from the release of Cyberpunk 2077, but with all of the brand tie-ins for the upcoming roleplaying game, you could mistakenly thin...
08:19 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Put Baby Yoda on your wrist with Vodafone and Disneys Neo smartwatch
Image: Vodafone European mobile carrier Vodafone has partnered with Disney to launch a new wearable for kids called the Neo. Vodafone says the Neo combines its technolo...
08:03 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Massachusetts on the verge of becoming first state to ban police use of facial recognition
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Massachusetts lawmakers this week voted to ban the use of facial recognition by law enforcement and public agencies in a sweeping polic...
08:00 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge God of Wars Kratos is coming to battle his way through the Fortnite universe
Fortnite is no stranger to tie-ins — the battle royale’s season 5 battle pass has already kicked off with a picture-perfect Mandalorian and Baby Yoda skin, for example — ...
07:07 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Hulus Watch Party feature is now available to all subscribers
GIF: Hulu Hulu was first among the major streaming services to roll out a way for multiple people to watch its shows and movies together at the same time during the COV...
06:41 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge DJIs FPV racing drone looks mighty real in these leaked photos
For a brief moment last July, it seemed like drone maker DJI was going to dive straight into drone racing with a speedy FPV (first-person-view) drone of its own. In reality, it...
06:37 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Uber reportedly will sell its flying taxi business to secretive startup Joby Aviation
Uber’s ambitious and quixotic effort to launch a flying taxi service is coming in for a landing. According to Axios, the ride-hailing company has agreed to sell its Uber Elev...
05:31 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Leaked Galaxy Buds Pro image reveals new rounded design
Image: Evan Blass An image of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Buds Pro true wireless earbuds has leaked, thanks to noted leaker Evan Blass. You can see the apparent image ...
05:28 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Supergiant just released a 10th anniversary album of music from its games
Studio Supergiant Games has been in the business of making excellent games for the last decade — including Bastion, Transistor, Pyre, and Hades — which each have received s...
05:06 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Google illegally spied on workers before firing them, US labor board alleges
Photo credit should read TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images Google violated US labor laws by spying on workers who were organizing employee protests, then firing two of t...
05:00 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge YouTube expands its Premieres feature with trailers and live redirects
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube is building on its Premieres feature — used for live-streaming pre-recorded videos — by adding support for trailers,...
04:34 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Trumps bias hawk FCC nominee is one step closer to confirmation
Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images On Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee voted to advance the nomination of Nathan Simington, a Republican in favor...
04:09 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Discovery, home of Shark Week, HGTV, and Food Network, enters the streaming wars with Discovery Plus
Discovery, home to HGTV, Food Network, and Discovery Channel’s annual Shark Week, is entering the streaming space with Discovery Plus. Details about the streamer will be rev...
04:05 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge The Mandalorian is the perfect Fortnite character
Anyone who buys the battle pass for the new season of Fortnite gets a nice initial bonus: a playable version of none other than the Mandalorian himself. He unlocks right away, ...
04:00 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge The original Fire Emblem is great on the Switch, but Nintendos retro strategy continues to confuse
Like many longtime Fire Emblem fans, I’ve never actually played the first game in the series. 1990’s Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light kicked off what has s...
04:00 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Alphabets Loon hands the reins of its internet air balloons to self-learning AI
Image: Loon Alphabet’s Loon, the team responsible for beaming internet down to Earth from stratospheric helium balloons, has achieved a new milestone: its navigation ...
03:56 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Trump calls for last-minute 230 repeal as part of defense spending bill
Photo by Erin Schaff - Pool/Getty Images On Tuesday, President Donald Trump threatened to veto an annual defense bill authorizing billions of dollars in military spendi...
03:55 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Walmart Plus drops $35 free shipping minimum to better compete with Amazon Prime
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Walmart is removing the $35 free shipping minimum on its annual subscription service, Walmart Plus, the company announced on Wed...
03:30 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Acer Aspire 5 review: a $549 laptop that doesnt completely suck
But try to find an AMD model Continue reading… ...
03:13 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Go read this report about EPA failures in air quality monitoring
The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery after a massive fire in 2019. | Image: Xinhua/Liu Jie via Getty Images Key pieces of environmental monitoring equipment in th...
03:00 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Qualcomms new Snapdragon 888 promises faster speeds, better cameras, and more powerful AI
Qualcomm teased the Snapdragon 888, its latest 5G-equipped flagship smartphone processor, on the first day of its Snapdragon Tech Summit. But at the day two keynote, the compan...
02:58 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge You can get Super Mario Odyssey for free when you buy a Switch Pro controller
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Just when you thought retailers had put up their best deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Walmart comes in with this excellent S...
02:14 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Where to buy the Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti graphics card, starting 6am PT Wednesday
Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Nvidia’s $399 RTX 3060 Ti is available to purchase on Wednesday, December 2nd — and 6am PT / 9am ET is when it...
02:12 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge TikTok is reportedly testing longer, three-minute videos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Brevity is the soul of wit — and the heart of TikTok — but the company wants to see if giving people the ability to record l...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge What does aggregation theory tell us about Googles antitrust case?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge We talk about the big tech companies all the time, but the sheer scale of them can be hard to comprehend. Google currently runs ...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge TikTok says Bella Poarchs M to the B was its biggest viral video of the year
Image: Bella Poarch Bella Poarch’s hypnotic video lip-syncing “M to the B” was TikTok’s biggest viral video of the year, TikTok announced this morning. Poarch w...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Amazon adds webcam support to the Fire TV Cube
Image: Amazon Amazon’s Fire TV Cube can now be linked with a webcam for video chats on your TV screen. The new feature is available starting today and is limited to t...
01:00 pm - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Spotify says its dominating the podcasting market because of a million-plus tiny podcasts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify’s $100 million-plus Anchor acquisition is seemingly paying off. In data released today as part of its annual Wrapped l...
05:01 am - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Zoom and Among Us dominate Apples most downloaded charts in 2020
2020 was a year when people around the world were forced to find new ways to connect, and that trend is clearly visible when you look at the most downloaded apps on Apple hardw...
05:00 am - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Fortnites latest season adds new locations and weapons, along with Baby Yoda and the Mandalorian
Following a cataclysmic event starring the supervillain Galactus, the latest season of Fortnite is almost here. Chapter 2: Season 5 has been dubbed “zero point,” and it inv...
03:09 am - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Where to buy the Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti graphics card, starting 6am PT Wednesday
Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Nvidia’s $399 RTX 3060 Ti is available to purchase on Wednesday, December 2nd — and 6am PT / 9am ET is when it...
03:03 am - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge The Galactus event was Fortnites biggest yet
The season-ending live event that just took place in Fortnite was the game’s biggest to date, Epic Games has confirmed. The Galactus event, which concluded Fortnite’s curre...
01:55 am - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge iFixits secret-Santa-priced screwdriver sets have the bits to open a MacBook or Switch
iFixit’s new toolkits are light on the bits, but have the ones that count. | Photo: iFixit Following their sea creature naming convention, iFixit has released two new...
01:47 am - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Nintendo hacker Ryan Hernandez sentenced to three years in prison following guilty plea
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Ryan Hernandez, the hacker who pled guilty to stealing information about the Nintendo Switch prior to its release, has been sentenced...
01:03 am - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge This incredible exploit could have let hackers remotely own iPhones without even touching them
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Ever watch that movie, or play that video game, about the hacker who can instantly take over someone’s device without touching it at...
12:55 am - Wed, December 2, 2020
The Verge Apples $129 MagSafe Duo charger is now available
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Apple’s MagSafe Duo charger is now on sale online, after initially having been announced without a release date as part of this year...
11:00 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Microsoft is selling an ugly MS Paint sweater and part of the proceeds benefit Girls Who Code
Image: Microsoft Microsoft is getting into the holiday spirit a bit early today by offering an MS Paint-themed “ugly” sweater for sale on its online store, with a p...
10:35 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge The Mandalorians Clone Wars tie-inis the boost Disney Plus needed
The Mandalorian’s second season is halfway done and, beyond The Child’s big name reveal, what’s become more apparent as the show goes on is how much it relies on Star War...
10:33 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge The people saving our lives should get vaccinated first, experts say
An independent committee at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially recommended Tuesday that the limited first batch of COVID-19 vaccines in the United States...
09:34 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Fortnites Galactus event was a giant arcade shooter and now the game is down
The Marvel-themed season of Fortnite ended with a Galactus-sized bang. As has been teased since the debut of season 4 in August, the game’s current season concluded with a li...
09:11 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Salesforce is acquiring workplace chat app Slack for $27.7 billion
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Cloud computing giant Salesforce is acquiring workplace chat app Slack, the two companies announced on Tuesday. The deal, ru...
08:38 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals that are still happening
Cyber Monday may be a thing of the past, but some of its best deals are still happening. Many retailers will keep some of them going a little longer this week, now dubbed “Cy...
08:34 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Wonder Woman 1984 will be the first title that HBO Max streams in 4K
Image: Warner Bros. When Warner Bros. announced in mid-November that Wonder Woman 1984 will be available on HBO Max the same day it premieres in select theaters, I groa...
08:00 pm - Tue, December 1, 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… ...
07:17 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Amazon Music Unlimited now lets you stream music videos
Amazon is adding a large vault of music videos to its Amazon Music Unlimited service. Unlike some competitors like YouTube Music, Amazon’s videos are only available to paying...
06:45 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Pinterest shareholders sue over toxic work culture
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Pinterest shareholders are suing the company’s top executives, including CEO Ben Silbermann, for allegedly enabling a culture of d...
06:00 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Wyze announces $20 smartwatch with nine-day battery life
Image: Wyze Wyze, the smart home company best known for its range of budget internet-connected security cameras, has announced its debut smartwatch. The Wyze Watch will...
05:09 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Facebooks Oversight Board takes its first six cases
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s Oversight Board, an independent body that reviews Facebook moderation decisions, has accepted its first cases. The ...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Super Bomberman R Online is Stadias second totally free game
Image: Konami Heading into its second year, Google’s Stadia game streaming service is adding more games and making it easier to play without having to pay. The first ...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Microsoft Teams gets an overhauled calling interface, CarPlay support, and more
Microsoft Microsoft is overhauling its calling features inside Microsoft Teams today. A new calling interface will now show contacts, voicemail, and calling history in ...
04:47 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Tesla whistleblower Martin Tripp ordered to pay $400,000 to settle hacking case
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Martin Tripp, the former Tesla worker who has been embroiled in a bitter legal battle with CEO Elon Musk for over two years, was...
04:42 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Go watch this video about an AI system that can predict how proteins fold
An AlphaFold prediction compared against an identified protein. | Image: DeepMind Within any living organism, there are thousands of different proteins, each with its o...
04:25 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Bose adds swipe volume controls to QuietComfort Earbuds and Sport Earbuds
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge One of the few complaints I had in my review of Bose’s QuietComfort Earbuds was that they lacked onboard volume controls. Well, a few...
04:10 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Microsofts new Windows Feature Experience Packs are smaller updates to Windows 10
Microsoft has started testing smaller feature updates for Windows 10 in the form of a Windows Feature Experience Pack. The branding appeared inside Windows 10 earlier this year...
04:05 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Here are the best AirPods deals you can get right now
Apple’s AirPods Pro wireless earbuds | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple AirPods are among the most popular headphones on the market. They’re compact, easy to ...
04:01 pm - Tue, December 1, 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. A...
03:52 pm - Tue, December 1, 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...
03:33 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Chinas Change 5 mission lands on the Moon
Photo by Zhang Liyun/Xinhua via Getty Images China’s Chang’e 5 mission, tasked with bringing a sample of lunar dirt back to Earth, successfully landed on the Moon o...
03:27 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Libra cryptocurrency project changes name to Diem to distance itself from Facebook
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge The Libra cryptocurrency is getting a new name today, Diem, in an effort to show that the project has “organizational indepen...
03:08 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Facial recognition systems are getting better at recognizing masked faces
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facial recognition algorithms are getting better at recognizing faces in masks, according to data published on Tuesday by the Na...
03:07 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Amazon Echo deals right now
The Echo Show 5 (left), Echo Show 8 (middle), and the Echo Show (right) | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge When it comes to the Echo smart speakers, Amazon has a slew o...
03:00 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Qualcomms new Snapdragon 888 processor will power the Android flagships of 2021
Qualcomm has officially announced the Snapdragon 888 at its Snapdragon Tech Summit, offering a first look at its next-generation flagship smartphone processor. The 888 will pow...
02:10 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals that are still happening
Cyber Monday may be a thing of the past, but some of its best deals are still happening. Many retailers will keep some of them going a little longer this week, now dubbed “Cy...
02:07 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Reddit reveals daily active user count for the first time: 52 million
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Reddit revealed that it now has 52 million daily users, and the number appears to be growing quickly. Reddit told The Wall Stree...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Nvidia announces $399 GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, available December 2nd
Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti. | Nvidia Nvidia has announced its new $399 GeForce RTX 3060 Ti card today. It’s the latest addition to the company’s RTX 3000 series lin...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti review: impressive performance for $399
Another great option for 1440p gaming Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Lucid Motors finishes the first phase of its $700 million EV factory in Arizona
Last year, The Verge published the first images of Lucid Motors’ planned $700 million electric car factory in Arizona. Now, nearly a year after breaking ground, the company a...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Varjos dual-resolution VR and AR headsets just got crisper and cheaper
Varjo Virtual reality company Varjo, known for its unusual dual-resolution displays, has a new generation of virtual and augmented reality headsets. It’s promising ev...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge The CEO of Alamo Drafthouse on going back to the movies
Photo: Thomas Desimone This week’s Decoder interview with Shelli Taylor Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Ossoff campaign turns to TikTok and Snapchat ahead of special election
Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images On Tuesday, the Democratic Senate campaign for Jon Ossoff plans to launch new accounts on TikTok and Snapchat as part of an effor...
12:42 pm - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Amazon boasts of biggest holiday season ever as in-store shopping plummets
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Amazon says it has just had its “biggest holiday season to date” as customers turned to the site to shop rather than venturing o...
11:00 am - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Rising seas predicted to flood thousands of affordable housing units by 2050
A flooded street is seen at nightfall during rains from Hurricane Sandy on October 29th, 2012, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. | Photo by Mario Tama / Getty Images Coasta...
10:50 am - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge WhatsApp gets serious about wallpapers
That latest WhatsApp update brings improved wallpapers and sticker search to the Facebook-owned app used by over 2 billion people. The most notable change is custom chat wallpa...
10:25 am - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Facebook to pay UK publishers for content with January launch of News tab
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Facebook is launching its News tab in the UK in January in a move that’s expected to see the company pay news publishers ten...
10:05 am - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Amazon is bringing macOS to its AWS cloud
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is bringing macOS to its AWS cloud for the first time ever. New Mac mini instances will be available on Amazon’s Elasti...
02:16 am - Tue, December 1, 2020
The Verge Nintendo Switch update lets you share screenshots to your phone or PC
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Nintendo has released a new firmware update for the Switch, and for once it actually adds some features to the console’s b...
11:01 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Enterprising developers are emulating PS2 games on the Xbox Series S and X
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Developers have now made it possible to emulate PS2 games on the Xbox Series X and S using the RetroArch emulator — something that the...
10:53 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Component failure in NASAs deep-space crew capsule could take months to fix
Engineers are racing to fix a failed piece of equipment on NASA’s future deep-space crew capsule Orion ahead of its first flight to space. It may require months of work to re...
10:30 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on tech
Cyber Monday is here. It’s the last big shopping opportunity of 2020, and if you didn’t already take advantage of some deals that debuted over the weekend, now’s your cha...
10:19 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Here are the best AirPods deals you can get right now
Apple’s AirPods Pro wireless earbuds | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple AirPods are among the most popular headphones on the market. They’re compact, easy to ...
10:19 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on Apple devices
iPhone 12. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge It’s rare that Apple slashes the prices on its own products. Fortunately, other retailers are putting a lot of Apple pr...
10:16 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Zoom once again quadrupled its revenue year over year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom is doing pretty well. The company reported $777.2 million in revenue during its third quarter, well over 4x its revenue fro...
09:38 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Apple hires venture capitalist Josh Elman to help improve App Store discovery
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has hired Josh Elman, a prominent venture capitalist and former vice president of product at stock-trading app Robinhood, ...
08:59 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on games
The Last of Us Part II Let’s be honest: gaming is expensive, but the holiday season is a good time to take advantage of deals and sales and buy more than one game. Wh...
08:58 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Best Cyber Monday deals on smart home tech
Amazon Echo Show 8 | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Smart homes are no longer just for the rich or digital experimenters. Your speakers, locks, lights, security camer...
08:55 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Cyber Monday deals happening at Best Buy
Photo by Avery White / The Verge Best Buy was one of the first retailers to launch Black Friday deals — all the way back in mid-October to go up against Amazon Prime ...
08:51 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Raspberry Pi made a tiny $5 fan for cooling down your miniature computer
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has been on a roll this year with cool new hardware: there’s the upgraded Raspberry Pi 4; the new Raspberry Pi camera; and my personal favorite: t...
08:39 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on tech
Cyber Monday is here. It’s the last big shopping opportunity of 2020, and if you didn’t already take advantage of some deals that debuted over the weekend, now’s your cha...
08:30 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge First Xbox Series X update rolling out with more dynamic backgrounds and UI changes
New Xbox Series X dynamic backgrounds. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft is starting to roll out the November update for the Xbox Series X, Series S, and Xbox One consoles t...
08:18 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on games
The Last of Us Part II Let’s be honest: gaming is expensive, but the holiday season is a good time to take advantage of deals and sales and buy more than one game. Wh...
08:16 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on wireless earbuds
The AirPods Pro are discounted at several retailers this season. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge During Cyber Monday this year, you can expect to find many of the be...
08:13 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on tech
Cyber Monday is here. It’s the last big shopping opportunity of 2020, and if you didn’t already take advantage of some deals that debuted over the weekend, now’s your cha...
07:51 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Black Friday and Cyber Monday tech deals happening at Newegg
Intel’s 10th-gen processors Newegg sells a ton of tech, ranging from computer parts to gaming laptops and even gaming-friendly televisions. We have compiled some of t...
07:44 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on PC accessories
Samsung’s Odyssey G9 curved gaming monitor. | Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge When it comes to PC accessories, I always felt that Black Friday and Cyber Monday we...
07:35 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Decembers Cardinals vs. 49ers game will skip national TV for Prime Video and Twitch
Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy / Getty Images On December 26th, the Arizona Cardinals / San Francisco 49ers game will skip national television networks entirely and head to P...
07:23 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday GameStop deals include steep discounts on several PS4, Switch, and Xbox One games
If you are a gamer looking to expand your gaming library, this time of year is an ideal time to get a ton of games for less. Like many other retailers, GameStop is slashing the...
07:16 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Disney digitally removes The Mandalorians accidental crew member cameo
Image: Disney In line with bad things happening in 2020, Disney has digitally removed a lone crew member who accidentally appeared in the background of a recent Mandalo...
07:15 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Elon Muskwanted to call his new tequila Teslaquila but Mexico said no
Image: Tesla When it first appeared, Tesla’s tequila was an April Fools’ joke on Elon Musk’s Twitter account. It was also called “Teslaquila.” But that name, ...
07:02 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on noise-canceling headphones
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Noise-canceling headphones are an important piece of tech if you enjoy having zero distractions or outside noise while you j...
06:08 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on Apple devices
iPhone 12. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge It’s rare that Apple slashes the prices on its own products. Fortunately, other retailers are putting a lot of Apple pr...
06:00 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Cyber Monday deals happening at Best Buy
Photo by Avery White for The Verge Best Buy was one of the first retailers to launch Black Friday deals — all the way back in mid-October to go up against Amazon Prim...
06:00 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on tech
Cyber Monday is here. It’s the last big shopping opportunity of 2020, and if you didn’t already take advantage of some deals that debuted over the weekend, now’s your cha...
05:52 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Samsungs next wireless earbuds are the Galaxy Buds Pro, according to FCC filing
The Galaxy Buds Pro are rumored to look similar to the Galaxy Buds Plus (above), but the charging case will be different. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge It was inev...
05:35 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge This motion-activated pok ballmust never be thrown
The Pokémon Company International and The Wand Company are teaming up to release premium replicas of the classic Poké Ball, Great Ball, Ultra Ball, and Premier Ball. These $9...
05:27 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge GM pumps the brakes on its deal with troubled electric truck startup Nikola
Images: Nikola Motor Company General Motors ditched its plans to acquire an equity stake in troubled electric truck startup Nikola. GM will also no longer help engineer...
05:16 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday laptop deals
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Whether you’re shopping for a student, an older relative, or anyone in between, a laptop can make a great gift. And the internet’s...
05:01 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Apples new MacBook Air and Pro with M1 are at their lowest prices yet for Cyber Monday
Photo by Alexander Kramer for The Verge Apple’s new computers, based on the company’s own custom M1 chip, have been getting sterling reviews due to their great perf...
04:42 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Today is the last day of the record-smashing 2020 Atlantic hurricane season
A woman from the Mayan community of Tecoh wades through the water in a flood caused by Tropical Storm Cristobal in the town of Tecoh near Merida in Yucatan State, Mexico, on Ju...
04:26 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday GameStop deals include steep discounts on several PS4, Switch, and Xbox One games
If you are a gamer looking to expand your gaming library, this time of year is an ideal time to get a ton of games for less. Like many other retailers, GameStop is slashing the...
04:19 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday GameStop deals include steep discounts on several PS4, Switch, and Xbox One games
If you are a gamer looking to expand your gaming library, this time of year is an ideal time to get a ton of games for less. Like many other retailers, GameStop is slashing the...
04:16 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on games
The Last of Us Part II Let’s be honest: gaming is expensive, but the holiday season is a good time to take advantage of deals and sales and buy more than one game. Wh...
04:01 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will step down on January 20th
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced plans to depart the commission when President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated on January 20th. Pai ha...
04:00 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The Verge home tech holiday gift guide
Cool stuff for the house and family Continue reading… ...
03:46 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Moderna to ask FDA for COVID-19 vaccine authorization
Photo by Blake Nissen for The Boston Globe via Getty Images Moderna plans to file for authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine today, after the final analysis of its clini...
03:20 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Airbnb and DoorDash are confidently aiming for even higher IPO valuations
Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images Two of the year’s most anticipated public listings — DoorDash and Airbnb — will seek higher than expected valuations fo...
03:05 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday laptop deals
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Whether you’re shopping for a student, an older relative, or anyone in between, a laptop can make a great gift. And the internet’s...
03:00 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The Verge gaming holiday gift guide 2020
Exciting gifts for your favorite gamers Continue reading… ...
02:40 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals under $50
Things have been tough this year for many of us, and while everyone loves giving great gifts to friends and family, you also don’t want to spend more than you’ve got. Well,...
02:26 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday tech deals at Amazon
The Pixel 5 is $50 off at Amazon | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Amazon is hosting a wide variety of tech deals for Cyber Monday. The company started its ...
02:16 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday phone deals
Samsung’s Galaxy S20 and S20 Plus | Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Cyber Monday is a good time of the year to consider upgrading your phone. Whether you’re looki...
01:55 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on noise-canceling headphones
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Noise-canceling headphones are an important piece of tech if you enjoy having zero distractions or outside noise while you j...
01:51 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on wireless earbuds
The AirPods Pro are discounted at several retailers this season. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge During Cyber Monday this year, you can expect to find many of the be...
01:48 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Apple fined 10M by Italian watchdog over iPhone waterproofing claims
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Italian Competition Authority, Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato or AGCM, has fined Apple €10 million (aro...
01:48 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Here are the best Cyber Monday deals happening at Best Buy
Photo by Avery White for The Verge Best Buy was one of the first retailers to launch Black Friday deals — all the way back in mid-October to go up against Amazon Prim...
01:46 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on tech
Cyber Monday is here. It’s the last big shopping opportunity of 2020, and if you didn’t already take advantage of some deals that debuted over the weekend, now’s your cha...
01:42 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals on Apple devices
iPhone 12. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge It’s rare that Apple slashes the prices on its own products. Fortunately, other retailers are putting a lot of Apple pr...
01:33 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Oculus has discounted VR games and experiences for Cyber Monday
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Oculus is hosting a big sale on virtual reality games and experiences for Cyber Monday. There are plenty of standalone deals...
01:23 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge The best Cyber Monday mesh router deals
Google Nest Wifi. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you’re looking to improve your home Wi-Fi situation, the best thing you can do is invest in a mesh router. Me...
01:18 pm - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Buds Live wireless earbuds are cheaper than ever for Cyber Monday
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Woot is offering the best price yet on the bean-shaped Samsung Galaxy Buds Live wireless earbuds. This model has gone as low as $130 du...
11:39 am - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Spotify tests Snapchat-like stories for playlists
Spotify’s Christmas Hits playlists was one of the ones to get an accompanying story. | Screenshot: Spotify Spotify is testing a new Snapchat-style Stories feature alo...
10:07 am - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge UK bans installation of new Huawei 5G equipment from September
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The UK government is banning the installation of new Huawei 5G equipment from September 2021 as part of its plans to phase out t...
06:46 am - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Super Nintendo World opens on February 4th with AR Mario Kart rollercoaster
Universal Studios Japan has announced an opening date for its long-awaited Nintendo-themed area. The Super Nintendo Land zone will open at the Osaka theme park on February 4th,...
05:01 am - Mon, November 30, 2020
The Verge Samsungs Note 20 5G and Z Flip 5G now available in festive red and white colors
The Note 20 5G (left) is getting a new red color, while the Z Flip 5G (right) will be sold in white. | Image: Samsung Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 5G and Z Flip 5G are av...