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12:00 am - Sun, January 31, 2021
The Verge G.I. Joes Fortnite collaboration includes a Snake Eyes skin and action figure
With all of its recent licensed characters, which includes everyone from Sarah Connor to The Mandalorian, the virtual battlefield of Fortnite is starting to resemble a playgrou...
09:58 pm - Sat, January 30, 2021
The Verge Google union in turmoil following global alliance announcement
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Alphabet Workers Union (AWU) is in turmoil following the announcement of an international alliance on Monday. The alliance, ...
09:41 pm - Sat, January 30, 2021
The Verge Coachella has been canceled for the third time due to the coronavirus pandemic
Photo by Timothy Norris/Getty Images for Coachella Health officials have ordered the Coachella music festival scheduled for April to be canceled due to the coronavirus ...
08:33 pm - Sat, January 30, 2021
The Verge Go read this story about how bad software helped slow coronavirus vaccine distribution
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It’s no secret that the US is struggling to distribute coronavirus vaccines; some states haven’t received enough doses, and ...
06:30 pm - Sat, January 30, 2021
The Verge After a wild week of stocks, you cant stream most of the biggest Wall Street films
It has been a wild week for the stock market, with amateur traders from Reddit’s r/WallStreetBets subreddit battling traditional investors. The past several days have been fu...
05:36 pm - Sat, January 30, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp is using Status messagesits version of Stories to try to reassure users about privacy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has started posting Status messages to users about its “commitment to your privacy.” T...
04:00 pm - Sat, January 30, 2021
The Verge Chromebooks just had their best year ever
According to analysts, Chromebooks had an incredible 2020, with the last quarter being the strongest ever for Google’s laptops (via 9to5Google). According to research firms G...
03:30 pm - Sat, January 30, 2021
The Verge Acers Swift 5 (late 2020) puts the ultra in ultraportable
A lightweight laptop that doesn’t cut too many corners Continue reading… ...
03:02 pm - Sat, January 30, 2021
The Verge Subscribers of Apple TV Plus will continue to get credit refunds until June
Image: Apple Apple has notified subscribers of its Apple TV Plus streaming service that they’ll continue to get refund credits on their accounts until June, following...
03:00 pm - Sat, January 30, 2021
The Verge A good COVID-19 vaccine is good enough
A pharmacy tech holds a dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine during a clinical trial in December. | Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images Experts have been...
02:00 pm - Sat, January 30, 2021
The Verge Escape from GameStop stock drama with these deals
The Magic Keyboard for 11-inch iPad Pros and the new iPad Air is $100 off. Scroll down to find the deal | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge January 2021 has been full o...
01:03 am - Sat, January 30, 2021
The Verge After aborted SLS hot-fire test, NASA and Boeing will try, try again
Photo by NASA/Robert Markowitz via Getty Images NASA will make another attempt next month to test-fire its massive Space Launch System rocket after its first try was cu...
01:02 am - Sat, January 30, 2021
The Verge GeForce Now comes to Chrome browsers and M1 Macs
Image: Nvidia Nvidia’s GeForce Now game streaming service has launched for the Chrome web browser and M1 Macs in beta (via XDA-Developers), bringing resource intensiv...
10:56 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Elon Musks SpaceX violated its launch license in explosive Starship test, triggering an FAA probe
Photo by Loren Elliott / Getty Images SpaceX’s first high-altitude test flight of its Starship rocket, which launched successfully but exploded in a botched landing a...
10:41 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway will help Apple re-create the WeWork disaster for TV
Image: Warner Bros. Pictures Apple’s television adaptation of the podcast adaptation of the real-life soap opera that was WeWork now has some major talent attached. J...
10:38 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge How many stocks will Robinhood let you buy? The numbers keep shrinking
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge Robinhood only wants users to have a limited number of shares of companies like GameStop, and that number keeps getting smaller...
10:00 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge G4 will return with a weekly series on Twitch and YouTube
The revival of G4, a network focusing on video games with programs like X-Play and Attack of the Show!, is underway. The company announced today that it’s launching weekly se...
09:44 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Facebooks Oversight Board wants your feedback on whether the company was right to ban Trump
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s Oversight Board, the independent body empowered to review the social network’s most complex platform moderation d...
09:29 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Teslas new Model S will automatically shift between park, reverse, and drive
Tesla’s redesigned Model S and Model X will have a very unconventional and possibly controversial feature: automatic shifting between park, reverse, neutral, and drive (or PR...
08:16 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Go read this profile of the trader whose huge bet on GameStop moved the entire market
The markets are not okay. If you’ve paid any attention to internet chatter this week, you’ve probably seen the names RoaringKitty or DeepFuckingValue — the bullish trader...
08:06 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge How much GameStop will Robinhood let you buy? It keeps shrinking
Robinhood only wants users to have a limited number of GameStop shares, and that number keeps getting smaller and smaller. Yesterday, the company halted users’ ability to buy...
07:50 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge The gorgeous Asus ROG Flow X13 will be over $1,000 cheaper without its eGPU
The Asus ROG Flow X13 was one of the most-hyped announcements of CES 2021, with good reason — how often do you see a 13-inch convertible gaming laptop, especially one that lo...
06:37 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Facebook content moderators in Ireland demand work-from-home rights
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook content moderators in Ireland met with Deputy Prime Minister Leo Varadkar today to demand work-from-home rights. They s...
06:16 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Deaf people face unique challenges as pandemic drags on
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge For many, gaps in communication have only worsened Continue reading… ...
05:51 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge WandaVision episode 4: Ready, A.I.M., theorize
Courtesy of Marvel Studios Certain names have popped up again and again over the first few episodes of WandaVision, but there’s one organization we haven’t discusse...
05:00 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Netflix testing a timer feature on Android devices that stops streaming after set period
LIAM DANIEL/NETFLIX Netflix is launching a global test today on Android devices that will allow subscribers to set a timer for their viewing period. The new feature le...
04:27 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge You can watch the Snyder Cut while snacking on a $130 Justice League-themed meal kit
Image: Wonderland / Twitter Zack Snyder’s Justice League — known to fans as the mythical “Snyder Cut” — hits HBO Max on March 18th, and Warner Bros. is celebr...
03:34 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Tweaking COVID-19 vaccines will keep them effective against new variants
Photo by PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP via Getty Images Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have cautioned that the first batch of vaccines created against the ...
03:27 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge University will stop using controversial remote-testing software following student outcry
Students head to class at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. | E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images The University of I...
02:52 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: This weeks GameStop timeline
GameStop photo The Verge had extensive coverage this week of how the subreddit r/WallStreetBets sent GameStop’s stock skyrocketing, and the chaos that ensued thereaft...
02:29 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge The Snyder Cut of Justice League is coming to HBO Max on March 18th
Zack Snyder’s Justice League (aka “The Snyder Cut”) will hit HBO Max on March 18th, the director announced on Twitter today. The original theatrical release of Justice L...
02:10 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Johnson and Johnson says single-shot COVID-19 vaccine is 66 percent effective
Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images A single shot of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine can prevent 85 percent of severe cases of the disease, the company...
01:59 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Now is the best time to play the Yakuza series (on Xbox)
For almost a decade and a half, the Yakuza franchise was all but exclusive to Sony’s PlayStation consoles. Other than a Japan-only Wii U remaster of the first two games, ever...
01:47 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra,
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Samsung’s new line of smartphones the S21 line — the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra are now available for purchase at var...
01:32 pm - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Robinhood restricts crypto trading as Dogecoin soars 300 percent
Robinhood has started restricting trading in cryptocurrencies this morning, just as the price of joke cryptocurrency Dogecoin has soared more than 300 percent in 24 hours. CNBC...
11:32 am - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Tesla Roadster production delayed to 2022
Image: Tesla Tesla CEO Elon Musk says production for the company’s upcoming Roadster isn’t due to begin until “next year,” roughly two years after the car was i...
10:33 am - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Facebook reportedly plans newsletter tools after explosion in popularity
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is planning to offer newsletter tools for independent journalists and writers, The New York Times reports. These are th...
10:12 am - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Signal adds mainstream chat features to lure wider audience
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The latest version of Signal for both iOS (5.3.1) and Android (5.3.7) brings a number of ...
04:36 am - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Xiaomi says its Air Charge technology works over several meters
Xiaomi has announced “Mi Air Charge Technology,” a wireless charging system that the company claims is able to charge devices “within a radius of several meters.” Multi...
01:58 am - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Welcome to Twitter, Jon Stewart
Jon Stewart has just joined Twitter, and is now the proud owner of a verified account. And, of course, his first tweet was about the redditors on r/WallStreetBets and their sto...
01:27 am - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Robinhood denies claims that it sold GameStop shares out from under its traders
Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images No, Robinhood tells The Verge, it didn’t sell off full shares of GameStop, AMC, and other buzzy stocks without perm...
01:21 am - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge University will stop using controversial remote-testing software following student outcry
Students head to class at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. | E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images The University of I...
12:28 am - Fri, January 29, 2021
The Verge Google salvaged Robinhoods one-star rating by deleting nearly 100,000 negative reviews
Google is actively removing negative reviews of the Robinhood app from the Google Play Store, the company confirmed to The Verge. After some disgruntled Robinhood users organiz...
10:38 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Gambling apps are coming to Googles Play Store in the US and 14 other countries
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge An upcoming change to Google’s Play Store policies will allow gambling and betting Android apps that use real money in 15 more c...
10:37 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Stadias biggest (timed) exclusive wont be exclusive anymore
Crayta’s timed Stadia exclusivity is coming to an end soon, with developer Unit 2 Games confirming that the title will be making its way to PC “very soon.” Originally ann...
10:09 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Epic Games Store users claimed 749 million free games last year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Epic Games Store released a bevy of stats to show off how its game storefront grew in 2020 compared to 2019, its launch year. It...
09:41 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Robinhood will allow limited buys of stocks like GameStop starting Friday
Robinhood has announced that, beginning on Friday, January 29th, it will allow “limited buys” on restricted stocks, potentially signaling the end of a brutal day-long hold ...
09:23 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Go read why r/WallStreetBets was founded and how its creator left
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Wall Street Journal has written an excellent profile of the man who started r/WallStreetBets, the subreddit that’s been em...
09:17 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge E-Trade wont let you buy GameStop and AMC stock either, reports now say
Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images Financial services company E-Trade has restricted purchases of GameStop and AMC stock, a source tells Bloomberg. The two stocks ...
09:17 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge E-Trade confirms it halted GameStop and AMC stock, will let you buy some Friday
Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images Financial services company E-Trade has restricted purchases of GameStop and AMC stock, the company has confirmed to The Verge ...
08:51 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Leaked images suggest Sonys camera-focused Xperia 1 III might have a much better zoom lens
Alleged leaked renders of the upcoming flagship show Sony sticking with a minimalist design and tall form factor. | Image: OnLeaks An early look at Sony’s next flagsh...
08:41 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Senate to hold hearing on the stock market after Reddit GameStop squeeze
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the incoming chair of the Senate Banking Committee, announced Thursday that he plans to hold a hearing on the “current state of the stock market”...
08:21 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Heres every game coming tothe PlayStation5 andXboxSeries Xin 2021
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge For the early adopters of next-gen hardware Continue reading… ...
08:00 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge G4 will return with a weekly series on Twitch and YouTube
The revival of G4, a network focusing on video games with programs like X-Play and Attack of the Show!, is underway. The company announced today that it’s launching weekly se...
07:57 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Carrot Weather gets a fresh new design and a bigger shift to subscriptions
Image: Brian Mueller Carrot Weather — the entertainingly antagonistic weather application from developer Brian Mueller — just got its latest version 5.0 update, whi...
07:57 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge After buy ban, GameStop hypebeasts are looking for a Robinhood alternative
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In the wake of Robinhood’s surprise trading block, a new class of Reddit investors are looking for apps that will let them plo...
07:20 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Discord is no longer banning r/WallStreetBets its helping them
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Discord is now helping the r/WallStreetBets team moderate its new server. The company originally banned the group yesterday due ...
06:34 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Microsoft made a giant climate pledge one year ago heres where its at now
One year after pledging to remove all of its historic and future planet-heating emissions within a few decades, Microsoft says it has already slashed its carbon footprint by 6 ...
06:29 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge YouTube is testing clips on live streams and VODs
The Verge YouTube is introducing clipping — the ability to make short clips of live streams or videos — starting today with a small group of creators. Those clips c...
06:00 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge AOC and others call for investigation into Robinhoods GameStop freeze
Photo by Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) called on Congress to investigate the Robinhood app after it banned small investors from bu...
05:43 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
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 ...
05:18 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Apple retakes second place in smartphone shipment rankings as sanctions bite Huawei
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple overtook Huawei to reclaim its spot as the second-bestselling smartphone manufacturer in the world in 2020, according ...
05:14 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge After buy ban, GameStop hypebeasts are looking for a Robinhood alternative
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In the wake of Robinhood’s surprise trading block, a new class of Reddit investors are looking for apps that will let them plo...
05:10 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge With Parler down, QAnon moves onto a free speech TikTok clone
Clapper After this month’s deadly attack at the Capitol, QAnon has been widely banished from the internet. Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok have all banned Q-related con...
05:00 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Open Roads is a game about riffling through the past while your mom watches
In Steve Gaynor’s attic, there is a box that does not belong to him. He bought his Portland home from a family who put the house up for sale after the death of its elderly ow...
04:31 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Facebook Oversight Board overturns hate speech and pandemic misinformation takedowns
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s Oversight Board has issued its first round of rulings, upholding one removal and overturning four decisions involvi...
04:00 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Razers new Viper 8K promises the fastest performance of any gaming mouse
The Razer Viper 8K weighs two grams more (71g) than the original Viper (69g). | Image: Razer Razer’s Viper 8K is a refresh of the 2019 true ambidextrous Viper. For th...
04:00 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge General Motors, maker of giant trucks and SUVs, vows to be carbon neutral by 2040
Xinhua/Joel Lerner via Getty Images General Motors, an automotive company that sells hundreds of thousands of giant gas-guzzling trucks and SUVs every year, says it wil...
03:41 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge These great-sounding Master & Dynamic earbuds are $80 off at Best Buy
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you are in the market for a new pair of wireless earbuds and want something with an unconventional design, Master & D...
02:25 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Microsoft turned its sustainability report into a Minecraft map
Microsoft released its annual sustainability report today, and Minecraft developer Mojang decided to turn it into something interactive. Called simply “Sustainable City,” t...
02:23 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Robinhood blocks purchase of GameStop, AMC, and BlackBerry stock
Robinhood has added new limits to its app to restrict users from buying or trading any of the popular Reddit r/WallStreetBets stocks, including GameStop ($GME), AMC ($AMC), Bla...
02:19 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Discord has turned into a virtual trade floor with memes, stonks, and chaos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An online casino Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Olija is a dark, haunting action game without all the stress
There are plenty of great 2D action games about exploring dark, mysterious worlds. Think Hollow Knight, Dead Cells, or anything inspired by Castlevania. Aside from similar them...
01:50 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Peacock hit 33 million signups before The Office even arrived
comcast NBC Universal’s Peacock streaming service hit 33 million signups in the fourth quarter, parent company Comcast reported Thursday, an addition of 11 million si...
01:02 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Faraday Future is going public and raising $1 billion
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Faraday Future is going to become a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq stock exchange and is raising around $1 billion in the proc...
01:00 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Global Privacy Control wants to succeed where Do Not Track failed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A new web standard is playing off of California’s powerful privacy law Continue reading… ...
12:56 pm - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 gets new patch to fix old patch that introduced a game-breaking bug
Photo by Alexander Sayganov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Cyberpunk 2077’s big new 1.1 patch introduced a game-breaking bug earlier this week, and now Deve...
11:52 am - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Telegram can now import your WhatsApp chat history on iOS
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Telegram has added the ability to import your chat history from WhatsApp, meaning you won’t loose past conversations if you wa...
11:00 am - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Just look at this amazing Pac-Man history book
Pac-Man celebrated its 40th anniversary last year, and to commemorate the occasion, Cook and Becker is releasing a history book later this year — and it looks incredible. Whi...
09:35 am - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Google gives recent Pixel device owners more control over Night Sight
The Pixel 5 and 4A 5G (pictured) can enable Night Sight mode automatically. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Thanks to its latest update, the Google Camera...
08:00 am - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge What if you could see even more tabs?
Image: Vivaldi Vivaldi is releasing version 3.6 of the Vivaldi browser with a great and terrible power today: you can now create two-level tab stacks, so that grouped t...
08:00 am - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp adds biometric authentication for logging in on desktop
Linking your WhatsApp account to your computer’s web browser or desktop app is getting a little more secure. Soon, if you’ve got biometric authentication enabled on your ph...
07:21 am - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Samsungs profits rose in 2020 despite the pandemic
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung Electronics has reported its fourth-quarter earnings, confirming that the company made more money in 2020 than the year before...
05:00 am - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Apples next iOS 14 beta will begin forcing developers to ask for permission to track you
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s new privacy feature requiring developers ask for permission to track iOS users for ad targeting is at last going live...
03:38 am - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Garmin says the Lily is the smartwatch women have been waiting for
Garmin has released a new smartwatch called the Lily, and its main selling point is that it’s designed by women, for women. The Sport Edition, which is made of aluminum and h...
01:01 am - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge r/WallStreetBets went private and now its back with a message
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The r/WallStreetBets subreddit’s own moderators made it private for a little less than an hour on Wednesday evening, Reddit co...
12:29 am - Thu, January 28, 2021
The Verge Reddit vs. Wall Street: the latest in the GameStop saga
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The story of r/WallStreetBets Continue reading… ...
11:57 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge r/WallStreetBets has been made private
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The WallStreetBets subreddit, which has seen a significant increase in attention in recent days following the meteoric rise in G...
11:29 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Teslas new Model S will apparently play Witcher 3 on a built-in 10 teraflop gaming rig
If you can’t find a PS5 or Xbox Series X, how about an $80,000 electric sports car with comparable performance? Tesla just announced its refreshed Model S today, and a new ...
11:09 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Discord bans the r/WallStreetBets server
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Discord has banned the r/WallStreetBets server, the company confirmed to The Verge. Reddit’s WallStreetBets subreddit is the d...
10:59 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Apple says there are now over 1 billion active iPhones
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Apple says there are now more than 1 billion active iPhones, an enormous milestone for the company that speaks to the phones’ co...
10:30 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 bans unauthorized Keanu Reeves sex
Cyberpunk 2077 creator CD Projekt Red would kindly like modders to stop making Keanu Reeves into a sex object. Following a fan mod that allowed players to have sex with Reeves...
10:20 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Disney pulls some movies from Disney Plus Kids profiles because they feature racist stereotypes
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The history of cinema is littered with racist stereotypes. (Call it the long tail of minstrel shows.) As cultural preferences ha...
10:05 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Sling TV is raising prices and sweetening the deal with more free DVR space
Sling TV, Dish’s live TV streaming service, announced that it’s raising the prices on its packages and add-ons for new customers starting today. Both the Orange and Blue ch...
09:47 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Facebook usage has soared during the pandemic, but the company warns of significant uncertainty ahead
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Facebook finished 2020 much stronger financially than at the beginning of the year, proving its business could weather the coronavir...
09:38 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Tesla unveils redesigned Model S with new interior and 520-mile range option
Images: Tesla Tesla has just announced the first major redesign of the Model S since it launched the electric sedan in 2012. This new version, which will launch later t...
09:33 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Apple surpasses $100 billion in quarterly revenue for first time in its history
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple today reported its fiscal Q1 2021 earnings, which cover the final calendar quarter of 2020 and the holiday sales season. That me...
09:24 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Tesla turns Model Y and China success into its first ever annual profit
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Tesla’s record sales in 2020 helped the Silicon Valley company turn its first annual profit, according to financial figures release...
09:17 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Go read this report about the tech systems behind the USs vaccine distribution
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge There are many moving parts involved in the Biden administration’s goal to administer 100 million vaccine doses in its first 1...
09:09 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Baidu is the sixth company approved to test fully driverless cars in California
Image: Baidu Baidu has gotten the green light to test fully autonomous vehicles on public roads in California. The Chinese search giant is the sixth company to receive...
08:49 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
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...
08:46 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Apple is bringing iCloud Keychain support to Chrome for Windows, but its not ready yet
Users caught between Apple and Microsoft may now have an easier time managing passwords: it looks like iCloud Keychain is coming to Windows 10 as a Chrome extension (via MacRum...
08:16 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Thursday is the last day to get Samsungs Galaxy S21 preorder perks
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge This isn’t new information but more of a PSA that you only have one more day to preorder the Galaxy S21, which will get you a few pe...
08:06 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Joe Biden made climate change a national security priority whats next?
An aerial view of a Russian nuclear icebreaker clearing a path in ice to North Pole. | Photo by Per Breiehagen / Getty Images President Joe Biden signed a sweeping exec...
08:04 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Twitter troll faces 10 years in prison for spreading vote-by-text hoax
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The United States Department of Justice announced today that it has charged a Twitter user who allegedly spread misinformation d...
08:02 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Amazons motorized Echo Show 10 will finally be available on February 25th
Photo: Amazon Amazon’s new motorized Echo Show 10 — announced last fall at its annual hardware event — finally has a release date of February 25th, with preorders...
07:57 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Elon Musks shot at Amazon flares monthslong fight over billionaires orbital real estate
Photos by Britta Pedersen-Pool, Elif Ozturk / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The satellite feud between Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Jeff Bezos’ Amazon spilled out into ...
07:09 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge VR success I Expect You to Die is getting a sequel
Schell Games is making a sequel to its massively successful virtual reality game I Expect You to Die, and it’s expected to come out later this year. Along with the announcem...
07:04 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge This a cappella group is scarily good at imitating Windows sound effects
YouTube If you’ve ever used Windows 10 before, I need you to stop what you’re doing and go listen to this a cappella group’s terrifyingly accurate covers of Windo...
06:42 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Instagram made a richer story interface for desktops
Instagram Instagram is making its Stories feature more complete on the desktop. In a small interface refresh today, the company is updating its Stories feature so that ...
06:36 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Samsung Galaxy S21 review: nice for the price
The processor is updated. The rest? Not so much. Continue reading… ...
06:34 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Bridgerton is Netflixs biggest show ever, but here are the caveats
Image: Netflix Netflix has a new worldwide mega-hit on its hands with the Regency-era British drama Bridgerton, which the streaming service says is its biggest show eve...
06:07 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Hitman 3 has perfected the art of turning bumbling players into master assassins
Image: IO Interactive The most accessible, cohesive Hitman game to date Continue reading… ...
05:58 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge You can get Control and its next-gen upgrade for free on PS Plus next month
A screenshot from Control. | Image: Remedy Entertainment Control: Ultimate Edition, which bundles the original game with all of its post-launch content, will be downloa...
05:40 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Heres every game coming tothe PlayStation5 andXboxSeries Xin 2021
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge For the early adopters of next-gen hardware Continue reading… ...
05:24 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Intels new desktop GPUs wont work in AMD systems
Intel launched its first Iris Xe desktop graphics cards yesterday, but you won’t see them appearing in AMD-powered systems. While Nvidia and AMD’s desktop GPUs typically wo...
05:04 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly set to mass-produce iPads outside China for the first time
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple could start manufacturing iPads in Vietnam by the middle of this year, marking the first time a “significant number” of the ...
05:00 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Googles using AI to plan electric car trips because EV charging is still a nightmare
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Google announced today a new feature for electric vehicle owners that uses artificial intelligence to sort through thousands of publ...
04:47 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 now has official modding support
Image: CD Projekt Red CD Projekt Red has added modding tools and resources to Cyberpunk 2077 for players to adjust their experience. The developer announced the news on...
04:28 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Netflix is getting Tomb Raider and Skull Island anime series
Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Netflix is working on yet another video game adaptation with a new Tomb Raider anime in the works. We don’t know much about the series just...
04:08 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Walmart is expanding its robot-powered fulfillment centers to dozens of locations
Walmart is planning to increase the number of local fulfillment centers across the United States, it announced on Wednesday. Walmart’s approach of more localized fulfillment ...
03:17 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Spin is testing remote-controlled electric scooters to prevent blocked sidewalks
Spin, the scooter company owned by Ford, is testing a new scooter that can be controlled by a remote operator. The scooters, Segway’s T60 model, look different than Spin’s ...
03:15 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge How r/WallStreetBets gamed the stock of GameStop
gamestop The Reddit meme that bludgeoned a hedge fund Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Rings new $60 video doorbell is its smallest and cheapest yet
Amazon’s Ring has debuted its latest video doorbell, the (blandly named) Ring Video Doorbell Wired which, at $59.99, is the cheapest and smallest doorbell that the company ha...
02:42 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge HBO Max hits subscriber goal two years ahead of schedule
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge HBO Max has nearly 40 million US subscribers, AT&T disclosed in its first quarter earnings report on Wednesday. Combined wit...
02:33 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Reddits GameStop traders turn their attention to AMC stock
Photo by Victor J. Blue/Getty Images Reddit traders who have successfully profited off GameStop (GME) stock are now turning their attention to struggling movie theater ...
02:00 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Bowsers Fury is a heavy metal remix of Super Mario 3D World
With Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury for the Switch, Nintendo is once again giving a great Wii U game a second chance on a more successful platform. But it’s also more...
02:00 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge The Medium is slow-burning psychological horror on the Xbox Series X
It can be clunky, but a chilling, gruesome atmosphere makes it work Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge General Motors, after flubbing its deal with Nikola, eyes a new hydrogen truck project
General Motors, which only a few months ago was forced to ditch its plans to acquire an equity stake in troubled hydrogen truck startup Nikola, is ready to move on. Today, the ...
02:00 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Fujifilm announces slimmed-down X-E4 mirrorless camera
Fujifilm has announced the X-E4, which it describes as the most compact interchangeable-lens camera in its X-series lineup. At 121.3mm x 72.9mm x 32.7mm, it’s more than a cen...
02:00 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Staples Easy Button is a cheap toy that envisions a perfect button
As buttons go, there are few as well-known as Staples’ “Easy Button” — a bright, Staples-red button that was featured in a series of ad campaigns beginning in 2005. The...
02:00 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Fujifilms GFX 100S is a 102-megapixel medium formatcamera for $5,999
Fujifilm has announced a new medium format camera, the GFX 100S. This new model is essentially a smaller, more accessible version of the GFX 100, which was released in 2019 for...
01:46 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Bond film delays are reportedly causing product placement havoc for brands
A promotional image featuring Daniel Craig using an HMD device. | Image: HMD Global The latest James Bond movie’s pandemic-related delays are reportedly causing probl...
01:31 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge EU group calls for Nintendo Switch Joy-Condrift investigation
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) is calling on the European Commission to investigate Nintendo Joy-Con drift complaints. The...
01:00 pm - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Peloton Bike Plus: an upgrade at a crucial time
The bike arrives at a time when many people want to work out at home Continue reading… ...
11:47 am - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy S21 Ultra is first with new power efficient OLED display
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung’s latest flagship, the Galaxy S21 Ultra, is its first phone to feature Samsung Display’s new power-efficient OLED panels. ...
11:00 am - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Lime adds electric mopeds to its lineup of scooters and bikes
Lime is adding a new member to its family of shared electric vehicles: mopeds. The mopeds are being offered as part of a pilot program to test whether Lime’s customers prefer...
11:00 am - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Social justice groups warn Biden against throwing out Section 230
Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images A group of 75 activist groups and nonprofits have urged against sweeping changes to Section 230 of the Communications Decency ...
10:45 am - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge OnePlus co-founder Carl Peis next company is literally called Nothing
Nothing’s official logo. | Image: Nothing Carl Pei, the OnePlus co-founder who parted ways with the company last year, has announced the name of his next venture: Not...
01:11 am - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Watch 3s EKG feature is coming to 31 new countries
Dan Seifert / The Verge Samsung is expanding its Health Monitor app to 31 new countries, including 28 European countries, and people in those countries will be able to ...
12:29 am - Wed, January 27, 2021
The Verge DJI is now selling a warranty to replace your drone if it flies away
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge DJI is now offering flyaway coverage for its Mini 2 and Mavic Air 2 drones, should they develop a mind of their own and take off. The ...
10:55 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Bloodhounds 1,000 mph rocket car being sold for $11 million
Image: Bloodhound LSR For sale: a rocket-powered car named Bloodhound built specifically to break the land speed record. Theoretical top speed of 1,000 miles per hour. ...
10:50 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Xbox Game Pass subscribers hit 18 million
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is continuing to attract people to its Xbox Game Pass service. The “Netflix for video games” service now has 18 mi...
10:44 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge The new iPhone update fixes security bugs, so its best to install it ASAP
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple just released iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4, and the update notes contain some worrying language (via TechCrunch). Under kernel...
10:37 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Tweetbot 6 brings essential updates and a monthly subscription to the iPhones best Twitter app
Tweetbot has long been one of the best third-party Twitter applications around for the iPhone and Mac, and today sees the launch of the latest version for iOS: Tweetbot 6, whic...
10:34 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Googles VR painting app is getting the axe, but it will live on as an open-source project
Image: Google Google is ending development on the virtual reality painting app Tilt Brush — one of the most well-known VR applications — and making it open source. ...
10:27 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Verizon plans to almost double its mmWave 5G coverage this year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon has big 5G plans for 2021 after formally launching its next-gen network in October of last year, and close to the top of...
10:12 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge These are Intels first Iris Xe desktop GPUs
Asus’ first Intel Iris Xe graphics card. | Image: Intel Intel is launching its first Iris Xe desktop graphics cards today. Originally codenamed “DG1,” these new d...
10:05 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Heres every game coming tothe PlayStation5 andXboxSeries Xin 2021
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge For the early adopters of next-gen hardware Continue reading… ...
09:58 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Nvidia is making buying a gaming laptop more confusing
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Gaming laptops that have Nvidia’s powerful RTX 30-series graphics chips inside are now shipping. I have a first look at MSI’s ...
09:44 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Verizon says Fios internet should be returning to normal in the Northeast after disruptive outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon says that it has resolved issues with Fios, its fiber-optic network, that affected many locations in the Northeastern US...
09:34 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Byte, Vines successor, has been purchased by another TikTok clone
Image: Byte Byte, a TikTok competitor, has been purchased by Clash, another TikTok competitor. It sounds as though Clash may be merged into Byte, but the details are va...
09:30 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge AMD made a billion dollars more in Q4, and multiple billions in 2020
AMD is firing on all cylinders these days: it’s the guts of every modern PlayStation and Xbox, it has the desktop CPUs to beat, it’s nearly caught up to Nvidia in GPU perfo...
09:11 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Xbox, Surface, and cloud once again boost Microsofts Q2 earnings
Microsoft posted the second quarter of its 2021 financial results today, reporting revenue of $43.1 billion and a net income of $15.5 billion. Revenue is up 17 percent, and net...
09:02 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge How to personalize your Chromebooks lock screen
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Google has released the latest version of Chrome OS, with a few new features for Chromebook owners to try out. If you’re a Chromebo...
08:55 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Weeks later, Google still hasnt added privacy labels to its most popular iPhone apps
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Three weeks after Google promised it would add Apple’s mandatory app privacy labels “as soon as this week,” none of the co...
08:36 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge The HomePod mini finally adds its long-promised ultra-wideband handoff feature
Image: Apple Apple has officially released iOS 14.4 and a matching update for its HomePod mini speaker, adding the long-promised ultra-wideband (UWB) handoff feature th...
07:54 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Vizios 75-inch P-Series Quantum X 4K TV is cheaper than ever
Image: Vizio Vizio’s P-Series Quantum X remains the company’s flagship line of QLED televisions. If you are in the market for a new TV and have room to fit a 75-inc...
07:00 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Twitter is opening up its full tweet archive to academic researchers for free
Illustration by Alex Castro Twitter on Tuesday announced a significant shift in the type of data it makes available for free to third-party academic researchers interes...
06:57 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Axiom names first private crew paying $55 million for a trip to the ISS
An American real estate investor, a Canadian investor, and a former Israeli Air Force pilot are paying $55 million each to be part of the first fully private astronaut crew to ...
06:52 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Plex is launching a game subscription service filled with Atari games
Plex, well known as a service for streaming movies, music, and TV shows from your own computer, is now adding another thing you can stream: video games (via Protocol). Plex ann...
06:50 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Hacker pleads guilty to blackmailing Adafruit, Bleacher Report, and other sites for bitcoin
A Cypriot man pleaded guilty to hacking and blackmailing several US companies. Joshua Epifaniou admitted to computer fraud and paid $600,000 in restitution to his victims. He w...
06:40 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Bidens Commerce nominee backs changes to Section 230
Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images In a hearing on her nomination for Commerce Department secretary on Tuesday, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo t...
05:58 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Testing sidelined as health departments focus on vaccination
Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles was the biggest COVID-19 testing site in the United States, with the ability to test over...
05:31 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Apple execs discussed not leaving money on the table when setting Apple TV subscription fees
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In Apple and Epic’s ongoing court battle over App Store fees, one of the key sticking points has been Apple’s insistence on ...
05:28 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Verizon Fios is experiencing outages on the East Coast
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon Fios, the company’s fiber optic network, appears to be experiencing outages in many locations on the US East Coast. Th...
04:40 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge The Alpha 1 is Sonys new flagship camera with monstrous specs and a $6,500 price
Image: Sony Sony has today announced its most advanced mirrorless camera yet: the $6,500 Alpha 1 features a new 50.1-megapixel full-frame sensor, is capable of continuo...
03:00 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Sonys creator-focused Xperia Pro arrives in the US priced at $2,499
The Xperia Pro can be used as an external monitor for a camera. | Image: Sony The Xperia Pro, Sony’s first smartphone with 5G in the US, is launching today for $2,499...
02:50 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Raya and the Last Dragon looks like a fantastical Oceans Eleven in the latest trailer
Disney has released the second trailer for Raya and the Last Dragon, giving the best look yet at the upcoming animated fantasy film, which is set to hit both theaters and Disne...
02:41 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Vizios midrange 65-inch 4K QLED TV is $600
Photo: Vizio Super Bowl Sunday is less than two weeks away! Sure, the game itself won’t be streaming in 4K resolution, but that doesn’t mean you can’t spoil yours...
02:41 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Apple launches limited-edition Black Unity Collection Apple Watch
Apple is launching a limited-edition Apple Watch for Black History Month, with a unique watch band, new watchface, and some of the proceeds going toward civil rights organizati...
02:25 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Animal Crossing: New Horizons next big event is a carnival
The next in-game event for Animal Crossing: New Horizons will bring a little more color to your island. Today, Nintendo revealed its next big update, the highlight of which is ...
02:13 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Hard lessons of the SolarWinds hack
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Cybersecurity reporter Joseph Menn on the massive breach the US didn’t see coming Continue reading&helli...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Asus ROG Flow X13 review: a game-ready 2-in-1
A top-notch convertible with a pricey sidecar Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge YouTube has paid more than $30 billion to creators, artists, and others over the last three years
Francois G. Durand/Getty Images YouTube has paid out more than $30 billion to creators, artists, and media organizations over the last three years, according to a new l...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Pinterest is the latest app to add a carousel of stories to its home screen
Pinterest now displays a row of stories at the top of its home screen when you open up the app. It’s an interface that should look familiar to anyone who has used a social me...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge MSIs GS66 Stealth proves the RTX 3080 can handle QHD just fine
Horizon: Zero Dawn performed favorably at QHD resolution with the GS66 Stealth. A first look at the next trend in gaming laptops Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge MSI GP66 Leopard review: substance over style
Step-up performance at the right price Continue reading… ...
01:58 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Lego Vidiyo is a new augmented reality-powered version of TikTok for your Minifigures
Photo: Lego Lego is launching a new, augmented reality social video service called Vidiyo that will let users create their own music videos and dance clips and share th...
01:33 pm - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Twitter buys into newsletters with Revue acquisition
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is acquiring Revue, an email service that lets writers publish newsletters. The move allows Twitter to capitalize on its...
10:48 am - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Google warns of novel social engineeringmethod used to hack security researchers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Government-backed hackers based in North Korea are targeting individual security researchers through a number of means including...
06:41 am - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge The original Celeste now has a sequel you can play in your browser
Celeste was one of the most acclaimed games of 2018, but what you may not have known is that the tightly designed platformer was an expanded version of a smaller project develo...
02:06 am - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Facebook users phone numbers are for sale through a Telegram bot
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Someone has gotten their hands on a database full of Facebook users’ phone numbers, and is now selling that data using a Teleg...
01:39 am - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Rejoice! Amazons new app logo isnt another icon in a white box
Image: Apple’s App Store It looks like Amazon is rolling a new app icon on iOS, and unlike countless other recent app redesigns, it isn’t just a logo dropped inside...
01:39 am - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Rejoice! Amazons new app icon isnt just a logo in a white box
Image: Apple’s App Store It looks like Amazon is rolling a new app icon on iOS, and unlike countless other recent app redesigns, it isn’t just a logo dropped inside...
01:00 am - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Warning Signal: the messaging apps new features are causing internal turmoil
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The fast-growing encrypted messaging app is making itself increasingly vulnerable to abuse. Current and former employees are...
12:57 am - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Grindr fined $11.7 million for illegally sharing private user information with advertisers
Grindr will be fined 100 million Norwegian kroner, or about $11.7 million, by the Norwegian Data Protection Authority for illegally sharing private information about Grindr use...
12:01 am - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Amnesty International calls for a ban on facial recognition in New York City
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amnesty International has launched a new campaign against facial recognition titled Ban The Scan — and is launching with a dem...
12:01 am - Tue, January 26, 2021
The Verge Facebooks News tab comes to UK in first launch outside of the US
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s News tab will go live in the UK on January 26th in its first launch outside the US. The company says the section wi...
10:32 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Apple has a new head of hardware engineering in latest executive shuffle
John Ternus, Apple’s new senior vice president of hardware engineering | Photo: Apple Apple’s hardware team is getting its biggest shakeup in nearly a decade, as Da...
10:19 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Biden wants to replace government fleet with electric vehicles
President Joe Biden will start the process of phasing out the federal government’s use of gas-powered vehicles and replacing them with ones that run on electricity. The annou...
10:10 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Amazons Alexa can now act on its own hunches to turn off lights and more
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon is enabling a new feature today that allows Alexa to proactively complete tasks around the house, such as turning off lights, ba...
10:01 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Nerfs new blasters curve their shots a la Angelina Jolie in Wanted
Nerf’s got a new trick up its sleeve: Hasbro’s latest foam-flinging sidearms can curve their shots, possibly letting you hit targets you can’t even see. (Think Angelina J...
10:00 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge 5G boxes are coming to peoples homes, whether they want them or not
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When most people look out their windows in the morning, they likely aren’t expecting to be surprised by a chest freezer-sized ...
08:52 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Slow certification process keeps some pharmacists from giving COVID-19 vaccines
Photo by Spencer Platt / Getty Images When pharmacist Erin McCreary moved to Pennsylvania in 2018, she didn’t anticipate ever having to administer vaccines. She’d t...
08:52 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
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...
08:08 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
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...
07:52 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Sony could bring back the Xperia Compact to compete with the iPhone 12 mini
Image: OnLeaks / Voice Sony is reportedly set to bring back its “Compact” line of phones in 2021 with a new Xperia Compact model. It will offer a 5.5-inch display a...
07:52 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
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...
07:41 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Renewable energy production beat fossil fuels in Europe
Wind turbines pictured during evening light on November 23rd, 2020, in Oschersleben, Germany. | Photo by Florian Gaertner / Photothek via Getty Images Renewable energy ...
07:40 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Verizon prepaid customers can now access fast 5G Ultra Wideband
Verizon’s 5G UW delivers truly impressive speeds. | Verizon Verizon is extending access to its fast mmWave 5G network to its prepaid customers for the first time. A n...
07:27 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
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 affordable iPad, the high-end iPad Pro, or so...
07:05 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Apple adds walking with celebrities to Fitness Plus features
Image: Apple Apple is adding celebrity-guided walking workouts to Fitness Plus today, with new walks to be added every Monday through the end of April. The new feature...
07:00 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Twitter launches Birdwatch, a fact-checking program intended to fight misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has launched its Birdwatch program, meant to address misinformation on the platform by allowing users to fact-check twee...
06:59 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Amazon bans Oath Keepers and Three Percenters groups from charitable shopping program
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After pressure from activist group Sleeping Giants, Amazon has banned groups tied to the Oath Keepers and the Three Percenters m...
06:54 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge PSA: phones, MagSafe or not, should be kept away from your pacemaker
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge When it comes to whether MagSafe-enabled iPhones are safe around pacemakers or other implanted medical devices, Apple and medical devic...
06:00 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Go read this story about how r/WallStreetBets triggered a huge rise in GameStops stock price
Photo by Aimee Dilger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The market, like Soylent Green, is made of people. That’s never more clear than when there’s somethin...
05:37 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077s new 1.1 update introduces a game-breaking bug
Cyberpunk 2077’s big new 1.1 patch has introduced a game-breaking bug. Eurogamer reports that the “Down on the Street” quest appears to be broken for some players. The qu...
04:31 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge This 7-Eleven store got a gaming makeover, and I want to spend the night
Image: 7-11 If you reside in Dallas County, Texas, you have a chance to spend the night in what I think is the ultimate gamer’s paradise: a 7-Eleven complete with sna...
03:32 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Apple faces yet another class action suit over throttling iPhones
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A consumer advocacy group in Europe has filed the latest class action lawsuit against Apple saying the company intentionally thr...
03:32 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Apple faces yet another lawsuit over throttling iPhones
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A consumer advocacy group in Europe has filed the latest lawsuit against Apple saying the company intentionally throttled older ...
03:13 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Spotify now hosts audiobook recordings from YouTuber David Dobrik and actress Hilary Swank
Spotify Spotify isn’t limiting its audio ambitions to podcasts and music. Today the company announced it’s furthering its audiobook experiments with the release of ...
03:00 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge To all the streaming services youve never heard of before
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The competition for streaming services is playing out in the same way the tech industry has over the past decade: a small handfu...
02:58 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Sonys flagship noise-canceling headphones are back down to their lowest price yet
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge If you’ve found yourself wanting some peace and quiet, whether it’s from the upstairs neighbor’s kid stomping around above you or...
02:49 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge AMC Theatres staves off bankruptcy just in time for studios to delay their films all over again
Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images AMC Theatres has raised nearly $1 billion in funding since December 14th, staving off bankruptcy for several more months, the company annou...
02:37 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
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 ...
02:33 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge WWE will move its streaming service to Peacock in the US
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WWE Network, the standalone video service from World Wrestling Entertainment, won’t be going it alone for much longer — at l...
01:47 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge 8BitDos Arcade Stick is a sleek and stylish Switch controller
8BitDo is best known for its affordable retro controllers, but its latest product is quite a bit more ambitious. It’s a wireless arcade stick for the Nintendo Switch and PCs,...
12:48 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Microsoft mocks Apples doomed Touch Bar in new Surface ad
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Microsoft has a habit of reigniting the Mac vs. PC conflict for its Surface ads, and this time it’s going after Apple’s Touch Bar...
12:44 pm - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Netflix update makes your Android phones crappy speakers sound better
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix has detailed an upgrade to its Android app which should reduce buffering and make audio sound better and easier to hear ...
11:00 am - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Google workers across the globe announce international union alliance to hold Alphabet accountable
Google workers across the world are coming together to form a global union alliance. The newly formed coalition, called Alpha Global, is comprised of 13 different unions repres...
10:36 am - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Gabe Newell has big plans for brain-computer interfaces in gaming
Newell during a recent interview with 1 News. | Image: 1 News Valve co-founder and president Gabe Newell talks about Valve’s exploration of brain-computer interfaces ...
08:00 am - Mon, January 25, 2021
The Verge Google plans vaccination clinics at some of its sites
Google Google is launching an initiative to provide more than $150 million to promote education and equitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines, the company announce...
08:30 pm - Sun, January 24, 2021
The Verge ESPN Plus apologizes for technical issue during UFC pay-per-view event
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images ESPN Plus says it will issue partial refunds to customers who paid for a UFC pay-per-view event Saturday only to run in...
06:22 pm - Sun, January 24, 2021
The Verge New trailers: Godzilla vs. Kong, The World to Come, Son of the South and more
Godzilla vs. Kong | Warner Bros. I finally finished Ted Lasso last night and I get why everyone loved it so much. I was totally prepared to not like the earnest, goofy ...
04:41 pm - Sun, January 24, 2021
The Verge Tesla sues former employee for allegedly stealing software
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla is suing a former employee for allegedly stealing company information, CNBC reported. The company says software engineer A...
03:08 pm - Sun, January 24, 2021
The Verge Uber reportedly lays off 185 former Postmates workers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber has laid off about 185 Postmates workers, and plans to further integrate Postmates’ infrastructure within its Uber Eats s...
03:02 pm - Sun, January 24, 2021
The Verge SpaceX launches record batch of satellites in first in-house rideshare mission
143 spacecraft inside Falcon 9’s payload fairing | SpaceX SpaceX launched a batch of 143 spacecraft to space from Florida on Sunday morning under the company’s new...
01:26 pm - Sun, January 24, 2021
The Verge The Xbox Series X is available at Target
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft’s flagship Xbox Series X is one of the most powerful gaming consoles available right now. If you are having difficulty fin...
07:45 pm - Sat, January 23, 2021
The Verge Italian watchdog tells TikTok to block users whose ages cant be verified
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Italy’s data privacy authority has ordered video sharing app TikTok to temporarily block the accounts of any users whose ages ...
04:00 pm - Sat, January 23, 2021
The Verge Tiger and the need to complicate the world we grew up in
Image: HBO The year is kicking off with what’s becoming a loose tradition: a documentary about a renowned ‘90s athlete that aims to shade in a more complete picture...
03:26 pm - Sat, January 23, 2021
The Verge Facebook says configuration change caused some users to be logged out unexpectedly
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook says some users were logged out of their accounts unexpectedly Friday due to a “configuration change,” and the issu...
03:00 pm - Sat, January 23, 2021
The Verge A year intocoronavirus, were still counting the dead
Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images A year ago this week, The Verge published our first story about the virus. It was January 21. The first case had arrived in th...
02:30 pm - Sat, January 23, 2021
The Verge Super Bowl 2021 wont stream in 4K, but these TV deals are still worth it
Image: Vizio In news that’s likely to be devastating to people who are looking for any and all reasons to upgrade their TV, CBS announced that Super Bowl LV won’t b...
02:23 pm - Sat, January 23, 2021
The Verge Radio and TV host Larry King dies at 87
Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC Newswire/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Longtime TV and radio host Larry King died Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles....
02:00 pm - Sat, January 23, 2021
The Verge Parkinsons meds are hard to grab, so TikTok users crowdsourced a solution
Brian Alldridge’s pill bottle design. | Image: Brian Alldridge Stitching together a pill bottle prototype Continue reading… ...
05:08 am - Sat, January 23, 2021
The Verge Microsoft backtracks on Xbox Live Gold price hike
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has reversed its controversial Xbox Live price increase. The company announced a price hike on Friday that would have ...
01:01 am - Sat, January 23, 2021
The Verge SpaceX is sparring with a Texas oil company to drill for natural gas
SpaceX is locked in a legal fight with a Texas oil company for a plot of land it wants to use to drill for natural gas, according to public records. The 806-acre site in southe...
10:31 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077s first big patch is out now, and its packed with bug fixes
Image: CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077’s first big update is available now, and it’s packed with bug fixes for the notoriously buggy game. In a tweet, developer CD Pr...
09:46 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge GameStop stock halts trading after Reddit drama
Photo by Johnny Louis/Getty Images Trading in stock of video game retailer GameStop (GME) was halted briefly Friday, as it soared more than 70 percent, due partly to th...
09:38 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge US Defense Intelligence Agency admits to buying citizens location data
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An intelligence agency has just confirmed that the US government does indeed buy location data collected by its citizens’ smar...
08:59 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1 2 remake studio will now focus exclusively on Blizzard games
Vicarious Visions, the studio that developed Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and the remake for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2, has been reassigned within Activision Blizzard, ...
08:48 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Go read this story about COVID-19 vaccine fights on Facebook
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Adequate COVID-19 vaccine distribution still seems like the greatest obstacle to slowing the spread of the pandemic, but if you...
07:11 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge An EU parliament website for COVID testing allegedly broke the EUs privacy laws
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The European Parliament is being investigated by the European Data Protection Supervisor after allegations that its COVID testin...
06:40 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Amazon tries to delay warehouseunionvote in Alabama
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is trying to delay a union vote in Bessemer, Alabama, appealing a US labor board decision to allow 6,000 warehouse worker...
06:36 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Google search on mobile is getting a redesign
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google is redesigning how search results look on mobile, the company announced in a blog on Friday. “We wanted to take a step ba...
06:09 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge FTC fines three ticket scalping companies for illegally using bots
Photo by Dave Simpson/WireImage The Federal Trade Commission issued multimillion-dollar fines against three bot-powered ticket scalping operations. The FTC says these o...
05:53 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Microsoft risks a year of goodwill with its Xbox Live price hike
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft spent most of 2020 building up goodwill for its Xbox Game Pass service and next-gen consoles, but a new Xbox Live Gold...
04:47 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Apples 2021 MacBook Pros will reportedly bring back the SD card slot
Apple may finally be bringing an integrated SD card slot to its upcoming 2021 models of its MacBook Pro laptops, according to a new report from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, in a ...
04:23 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
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 ...
04:09 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: Galaxy S21 Ultra review and Paramount Plus launch announced
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge This week on The Verge’s flagship podcast The Vergecast, The Verge’s own Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Julia Alexander, and Chaim Gart...
03:58 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge PSA: Wonder Woman 1984 will leave HBO Max on January 24th
If you haven’t found time to watch Wonder Woman 1984 on HBO Max — and you still want to see what all the fuss is about — there are only a couple more days to do so. Wond...
03:40 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Away CEO Stuart Haselden is stepping down
Away CEO Stuart Haselden will step down in February, according to a company press release. The luggage brand’s president and co-founder, Jen Rubio, will take over as interim ...
02:55 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Razers DeathAdder V2 Pro wireless gaming mouse just got its first big price cut
Image: Razer Razer’s DeathAdder V2 wired gaming mouse is one of the best wired gaming mice you can buy right now, according to my colleague Cameron Faulkner. But if y...
02:34 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is increasing the price of Xbox Live Gold
Microsoft is increasing the prices of its Xbox Live Gold subscription soon. The software giant has started notifying existing Xbox Live Gold members of the changes in certain m...
02:08 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge The business of influence with YouTuber MKBHD
Photo Illustration by The Verge Marques Brownlee on how he is scaling his brand Continue reading… ...
02:08 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge The business of influence with MKBHD
Photo Illustration by The Verge Marques Brownlee on how he is scaling his brand Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Pro Tools proficiency may be keeping us from diversifying audio
Photo by Andrew Marino / The Verge It’s been nearly eight years since Radiotopia executive producer Julie Shapiro noticed that 70 percent of the most popular podcasts...
01:48 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge In WandaVisions third episode, the devil really is in the details
It’s just a jump to the left and a step to the right for Wanda and Vision, who have time warped from the ‘50s and ‘60s to the 1970s. The third episode picks up right whe...
01:37 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge It sure sounds like Valves Gabe Newell is having a lovely time in New Zealand
Newell during a rare interview. | Image: 1 News Valve co-founder and president Gabe Newell has given one of his famously rare interviews with New Zealand’s 1 News. In...
12:48 pm - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge YouTube finally enables HDR support on Xbox consoles
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge YouTube is finally enabling HDR support on Microsoft’s Xbox consoles. The HDR support works across existing Xbox One S / X devices a...
11:56 am - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly planning new MacBook Air design with MagSafe charging
The new MacBook Air with the M1 chip. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple is reportedly working on a new design for its MacBook Air that will include the return o...
11:30 am - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Charging company EVgo is going public via SPAC merger
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Another company in the electric vehicle industry is going public by merging with a so-called SPAC, or special purpose acquisition com...
11:21 am - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Samsung will reportedly make 3nm processors at expanded Texas plant
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Samsung is considering spending over $10 billion to build an advanced new logic chipmaking plant in Austin, Texas, Bloomberg is ...
04:30 am - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Honor announces its first post-Huawei phone
Honor has announced the new V40 5G flagship phone, its first since Huawei sold the company off to a Shenzhen-based consortium of Chinese partners. The phone is exclusive to Chi...
01:50 am - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Bond, Uncharted and Ghostbusters movies all just got delayed
Photo: DANJAQ and MGM / Nicola Dove Hollywood has decided tonight’s the night to shove back their slate of films — including James Bond’s latest outing No Time To...
01:24 am - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Google threatens to remove its search engine from Australia if new law goes into effect
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google is threatening to pull its search engine from an entire country — Australia — if a proposed law goes into effect that w...
12:57 am - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge Alphabet is shutting down Loon, its internet balloon company
Image: Alphabet Alphabet is shutting down Loon, its division that provides internet from floating balloons, according to a post on the blog of Alphabet’s X moonshot d...
12:18 am - Fri, January 22, 2021
The Verge You can now play Resident Evil Villages Maiden demo on PS5
Image: Capcom If you’ve got a PlayStation 5, you probably know there’s not a lot to play right now — particularly if you’ve already finished the likes of Miles ...
10:49 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Elon Musks plan to dig car tunnels under Miami is filled with holes
Let’s consider why Miami doesn’t have a subway Continue reading… ...
10:47 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Dems push Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for anti-radicalization changes after Capitol attack
Photo by Greg Nash-Pool / Getty Images Only hours after gaining full control of Congress, House Democrats are going after Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for the platfor...
10:22 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge A new meme generator lets you drop Bernie Sanders and his chair around the world
We’ve put him somewhere warm. You may have seen the many memes of Sen. Bernie Sanders sitting at President Joe Biden’s inauguration (we even did a rundown of the be...
10:12 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Resident Evil Village will launch on May 7th, 2021
The eighth mainline Resident Evil game now has a release date. Today at a live-streamed event, developer Capcom announced that Resident Evil Village will be coming to the PlayS...
10:07 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Heres every game coming tothe PlayStation5 andXboxSeries Xin 2021
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge For the early adopters of next-gen hardware Continue reading… ...
09:48 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge The Raspberry Pi Pico is a tiny $4 microcontroller running off the companys very own chip
Image: Raspberry Pi Foundation The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s tiny computers can be used for anything from homemade cameras to cucumber sorters, and now, the group is ...
09:04 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Biden orders masks to be worn on airplanes, trains, and public transportation
Photo by Gary Hershorn / Getty Images President Joe Biden issued an executive order Thursday requiring masks to be worn on public transportation. It was the latest abru...
08:50 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Otter.ais new Chrome extension can transcribe Google Meet calls in real time
A render showing how Otter.ai’s Chrome extension works in Google Meet. | Image: Otter.ai You can now use automated transcription service Otter.ai to transcribe and pr...
08:40 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge President Biden to use Defense Production Act for masks, vaccines
Photo credit should read Carlos Tischler / Eyepix Group/Barcroft Media via Getty Images President Joe Biden will direct federal agencies to use the Defense Production A...
08:39 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Judge refuses to reinstate Parlers Amazon account
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A Washington judge has denied social network Parler’s demand to be reinstated on Amazon W...
08:34 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Twitters decentralized social network project takes a baby step forward
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Bluesky, Twitter’s decentralized social networking effort, has announced its first major update since 2019. The Bluesky team r...
08:26 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Biden appoints Jessica Rosenworcel as acting FCC chair
Photo by Tom Williams / CQ Roll Call President Joe Biden has appointed Democratic commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel to lead the Federal Communications Commission until a...
07:50 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Grab an unlocked Google Pixel 3 XL for $300 at B&H Photo
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge If you are looking for a smartphone with a good camera but don’t want to spend a ton of money, B&H Photo is selling a 64GB unlo...
07:38 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Go read thisreport about the US military endangering passenger jets by blocking GPS
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Mark Harris, writing for IEEE Spectrum, has come out with a chilling report about how military testing is leading to confusion a...
07:31 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge No brand is safe from Fortnite
The Predator in Fortnite. | Image: Epic Games Starting this week in Fortnite, you can have the Predator doing a Pelé victory dance while wielding TheGrefg’s gamepad ...
07:20 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Walmart will have the PS5 and Xbox Series X available at 3PM ET today
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The PS5 and Xbox Series X have been on sale for over two months, and they continue to be some of the most desirable gadgets in the wor...
07:15 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Instacart is firing every employee who voted to unionize
Instacart is laying off every employee who voted to unionize, Motherboard reports. The news comes as the company shuts down in-store operations at some grocery stores amid the ...
06:48 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Ajit Pai declares 3Mbps uploads are still good enough for you
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Former FCC chairman Ajit Pai has left the building, but not without giving the telecom industry one last pat on the back: i...
06:07 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Super Bowl 2021 wont stream in 4K or HDR this year because of COVID
Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images The 2021 Super Bowl won’t be available to stream in 4K or HDR this year when it airs on February 7th, CBS Sports Digital has confir...
05:36 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Edge gets new colorful themes, sleeping tabs feature, and password manager
Microsoft is introducing new colorful themes for its Edge browser this week, alongside updated icons and a new sleeping tabs feature that improves the browser and overall PC pe...
05:36 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge PUBG adds a reputation systemto help keep things more civil while you kill each other
A screenshot from PUBG. | Image: PUBG Corporation PUBG’s latest update adds a reputation system intended to encourage players to be less toxic toward each other. Thou...
05:32 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Gaze in wonder at this astonishingly high-res scan of an iconic painting
Photo by VCG Wilson / Corbis via Getty Images For the past hour, I’ve been avoiding work by browsing this amazingly high-resolution scan of Johannes Vermeer’s iconi...
05:28 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Facebooks Trump ban will be reviewed by its new oversight board
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook vice president Nick Clegg says the company is referring its decision to indefinitely suspend former President Trump fro...
05:06 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge House leader calls for FBI investigation into Parler
Photo by STEFANI REYNOLDS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images On Thursday, the House Oversight Committee called for an FBI investigation into Parler’s involvement in the deadly...
05:00 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Ava DuVernay is the newest celebrity to sign a Spotify-exclusive podcasting deal
Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for ESSENCE Spotify is continuing its pursuit of podcasting talent. Today, the company announced that it’s partnering with filmmaker A...
04:51 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Fortnite developer turns its attention to animated films with Gilgamesh
Fortnite creator Epic Games is turning its attention to film. Deadline reports that Epic will lend its Unreal Engine tech to animation studio Hook Up, as well as firms DuermeVe...
04:00 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra review: the real deal
More phone, less money Continue reading… ...
03:35 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Counter-Strike pros agree to safety protocols so they can return to LAN competition
Photo by Norbert Barczyk/PressFocus/MB Media/Getty Images Counter-Strike players could be returning to in-person competition soon thanks to a new agreement on safety pr...
02:38 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Vizios 65-inch P-Series Quantum X 4K TV is over $400 off
Image: Vizio The 65-inch P-Series Quantum X from Vizio is the company’s flagship 2020 model, sitting just beneath its debut OLED in terms of picture quality. You can ...
01:58 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Spotify is paying podcasters tens of thousands of dollars to buoy its own sponsorship tool
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Anchor promised to find sponsors for small podcasts, but Spotify is footing the bill Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge These wireless gaming earbuds deliver less lag but not much more
Almost a great gaming gadget Continue reading… ...
12:44 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Pebble founder promises iMessage on Android and Windows with universal chat app
Beeper’s website promises “a single app to chat on iMessage, WhatsApp, and 13 other networks.” | Screenshot: BeeperHQ.com Beeper is a new universal chat app that...
12:01 pm - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Apples first VR headset reportedly includes a fabric design, a fan, and expensive price tag
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is reportedly working on a VR headset that will include a fabric design, a fan, and an expensive price tag. Bloomberg News...
11:35 am - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Linux has been ported to run on Apples M1 Macs
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge A new Linux port allows Apple’s M1 Macs to run Ubuntu for the first time. Corellium, a security firm that offers a virtualized versi...
10:10 am - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Twitter locks out Chinas US embassy after baby-making machines tweet
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has locked the official account for China’s US embassy, over a tweet it said violated its policy against dehumanizatio...
07:18 am - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Samsung Display is mass-producing 90Hz OLED screens for laptops
Samsung’s 2020 Galaxy Chromebook. | Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Samsung Display has announced plans to mass-produce the world’s first 90Hz OLED screens designe...
01:21 am - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Joe Biden cancels Keystone XLpermit
Demonstrators rally near Trump Tower while protesting the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline on February 4, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. President Donald Trump had recent...
01:09 am - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Tim Cook gave the first Mac Pro to Trump, apparently
Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Tim Apple, as Trump once called him, didn’t just give Donald Trump the opportunity to lie about bringing an Apple factory to...
12:25 am - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Among Us developers explain why new features are taking a while
Image: Innersloth Among Us was one of the smash hits of 2020 — it reportedly had nearly half a billion players in November — and there are some exciting updates ann...
12:25 am - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Metroid looks amazing in Lego and could become real if you vote
Image: L-DI-EGO on Lego Ideas If you want a Metroid Lego set, you have the power to bring the idea closer to reality. User L-DI-EGO has submitted a design on Lego’s I...
12:11 am - Thu, January 21, 2021
The Verge Joe Biden halts US withdrawal from World Health Organization
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Conchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images In one of his first acts as president, Joe Biden walked back the former administration’s ...
10:38 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge The US will rejoin the Paris climate agreement, but that was the easy part
Joe Biden speaks about climate change and the wildfires on the West Coast at the Delaware Museum of Natural History on September 14th, 2020, in Wilmington, Delaware.  | Ph...
10:33 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Tech rallies behind Bidens immigration plans
Photo by Drew Angerer / Getty Images Hours after taking his oath of office on Wednesday, President Joe Biden signed several executive orders overturning actions taken b...
10:17 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge The Muppet Great Gatsby exists in script form
Image: Disney Our desperate plea for a Muppets adaptation of The Great Gatsby has been answered: documentary filmmaker Ben Crew has taken the public domain novel and tu...
09:43 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Inauguration Day was more accessible than ever, but theres still a ways to go
Captain Andrea Hall speaking and signing the Pledge of Allegiance during the presidential inauguration. | Photo by Erin Schaff / Pool / AFP via Getty Images Firefighter...
09:23 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge JBLs speaker-packed Google Nest Hub alternative is $220 off
Image: JBL JBL’s Google Assistant-powered smart display, the Link View, is on sale for $80 on Harman Audio’s (JBL’s parent company) eBay store. While its original...
08:53 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Twitch has indefinitely banned Donald Trump
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch has “indefinitely” banned former President Donald Trump from its platform. The action comes two weeks after the site ...
08:45 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge WhiteHouse.gov now has dark mode
The official website of the White House, WhiteHouse.gov, has been completely replaced with a new version for the Biden administration, and it comes with some unexpected accessi...
08:18 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Today, the US welcomed a new president and new Bernie memes
Today’s US presidential inauguration brought many good things, but the thing Twitter seems most excited about is a new crop of Bernie memes. The meme started with a wire phot...
07:57 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Amazon offers to help Biden administration with vaccinations
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has offered to help the Biden administration meet its goal of completing 100 million coronavirus vaccinations within the ...
07:39 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge As parting message, Jim Bridenstine leaves Artemis program in good shape for Bidens NASA
Photo by Bill Ingalls / NASA At 12PM ET today, Jim Bridenstine officially stepped down from his role as NASA administrator. During his time at the agency, the former Ok...
06:58 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Volkswagen boss joins Twitter with a jab at Elon Musk
Photo by Miquel Benitez/Getty Images Volkswagen Group boss Herbert Diess joined twitter Wednesday, and his first tweet was a light trolling of Tesla CEO Elon Musk. “...
05:57 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge WhiteHouse.gov now has dark mode
The official website of the White House, WhiteHouse.gov, has been completely replaced with a new version for the Biden administration, and it comes with some unexpected accessi...
05:15 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge As promised, Twitter made Joe Bidens @POTUS account start with zero followers
Photo by Joshua Roberts / Getty Images President Biden is going to need some Twitter followers. Twitter wiped out all followers from the @POTUS and @WhiteHouse accounts...
05:11 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge The fight to make Netflix and Hulu pay cable fees
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Streaming services are slowly turning into cable TV — complete with bundles, an ever-growing list of channels, and a reinvente...
04:15 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Lenovos Smart Clock Essential plus four smart lightbulbs are $30 at Best Buy
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Last October, Lenovo unveiled its new Google Assistant-powered alarm clock, the Smart Clock Essential. At just $50, the Lenovo Smart Cl...
04:04 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Vrbo is blocking new Washington, DC reservations during inauguration week
vrbo Vrbo has changed its stance on people making reservations in the Washington, DC area during the week of the inauguration. The company announced on January 19th, th...
03:34 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Netflix confirms Shuffle Play feature will officially launch this year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix’s Shuffle Play feature, which the company was spotted testing last year, is getting a widespread launch in the first h...
02:00 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Microsoft killed the Zune, but Zune-heads are still here
Microsoft may have killed off its flagship MP3 player nearly a decade ago, but these fans are keeping their enthusiasm alive Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Asus ExpertBook B9450 review: lightweight, long-lasting work laptop
An ultrathin notebook with fantastic battery life Continue reading… ...
01:38 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Nvidias Shield TV now supports PS5 and Xbox Series X controllers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nvidia is updating its Shield Android TV software to include support for the latest next-gen console controllers. If you own a S...
01:00 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge How to stream the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris
Photo by Stefani Reynolds / Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are set to make history today when they will be sworn into off...
12:31 pm - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Valve and five game publishers fined millions for geo-blocking Steam games in EU
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Valve and five PC video game publishers have been fined a total of €7.8 million (around $9.5 million) by the European Commissi...
11:31 am - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Googles new Chrome 88 update improves dark mode, removes FTP and Adobe Flash
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is releasing a new version of Chrome this week that will improve its dark mode support, alongside removing FTP and Adobe ...
10:49 am - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Google is investigating another top AI ethicist
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is investigating artificial intelligence researcher Margaret Mitchell, who co-leads the company’s Ethical AI team, and ...
10:48 am - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge LG considers exiting smartphones in 2021
LG’s Wing smartphone. | Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge LG is considering exiting the smartphone market in 2021. After losing around $4.5 billion over the past ...
10:00 am - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Mercedes-Benz unveils EQA electric crossover with less than 300 miles of range
Images: Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz threw back the curtain on the EQA crossover, its latest electric vehicle as part of a slate of new EVs that are being planned for th...
06:51 am - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Trump pardons convicted ex-Google engineer Anthony Levandowski
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images One of President Trump’s final acts in office is to pardon a former Google engineer who was convicted of stealing trade secrets....
01:18 am - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Elon Musks flamethrower was not a flamethrower, but that isnt stopping police
Photo by random stranger in the crowd Mark Harris has put together an amazing report for TechCrunch on the legal troubles that have befallen buyers of the Boring Compan...
01:00 am - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Mojang is retiring the old Minecraft Dungeons launcher
Minecraft Dungeons’ dedicated launcher on PC is being retired in favor of a new “Unified Launcher” that lets you launch Dungeons and Minecraft: Java Edition from the same...
12:10 am - Wed, January 20, 2021
The Verge Storytelling incubator Wattpad is getting bought for over half a billion dollars
Photo: Aviron Last week, we told you how Wattpad has become a place where budding authors can sometimes turn their work into Hollywood film and TV, with Hulu, Netflix a...
10:50 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Animal Crossing is getting an official makeup line
Image: ColourPop Nintendo has announced that it’s collaborating with cosmetics brand ColourPop on a makeup collection inspired by Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The c...
10:35 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Goodbye and good riddance to the 16:9 aspect ratio
The brand-new HP Elite Folio has a 3:2 display. | Image: HP One of the biggest trends coming out of this year’s CES wasn’t something people will necessarily notice ...
10:09 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Vrbo is blocking new Washington, DC reservations during inauguration week
vrbo Vrbo has changed its stance on people making reservations in the Washington, DC area during the week of the inauguration. The company announced on January 19th, th...
10:05 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge COVID-19 cases in the Capitol are only the tip of the iceberg
Photo by Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Ripples from the Capitol riots could be spreading across the country Continue reading… ...
09:57 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Why did The CW skyrocket to the top of the App Store for the first time in three years?
Image: The CW For the first time since October 13th, 2017, The CW’s app sat atop the list of free apps available on iOS devices, passing YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, a...
09:57 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Why did The CW skyrocket to the top of the App Store?
Image: The CW Some people may have been surprised to see The CW’s app sitting atop the list of free apps available on iOS devices, passing YouTube, TikTok, Instagram,...
09:17 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Samsungs latest military grade rugged tablet arrives in the US starting at $489
The Tab Active 3 is IP68 rated and, with the included case, can withstand a 1.5 meter drop. | Image: Samsung The Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 3, announced globally in Sept...
09:05 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Netflix surpasses 200 million subscribers, but has more competition than ever in 2021
LIAM DANIEL/NETFLIX Netflix has surpassed another major milestone: 203.6 million subscribers around the world. The achievement comes after Netflix saw spectacular grow...
08:49 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge In Search Party, the journey from poster to influencer to monster is a slippery slope
Image: Warner Media Much has been made of Search Party as a uniquely millennial show, like it’s a brunch line you can watch other people stand in. It’s true that th...
08:36 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Raise your hand if a gaming PC is currently heating your home
Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge A few weeks ago, our furnace (technically a ductless heat pump) stopped working at the worst possible time of the year. But at least...
08:02 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Faraday Futures best shot at redemption may be aSPAC
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Despite a whirlwind of electric vehicle SPAC mergers in the last few months, there’s still one startup flying solo that’s arguabl...
07:54 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge DC is relaunching its mobile app to focus on comics
Image: DC Comics DC is shaking up its comics app on January 21st and relaunching it as DC Universe Infinite. The original DC Universe featured television shows and comi...
07:49 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge We dont object to this Reddit bot that turns arguments into Ace Attorney videos
Someone had to do it: there’s now a bot that turns Reddit arguments into scenes from Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, complete with music and the iconic “OBJECTION!” intercu...
07:36 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Epic pledges $20 million for Fortnite esports in 2021
Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images Fortnite developer Epic says that, for 2021, the game’s competitive scene will have a prize pool of $20 million. That’s a step up f...
06:11 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Today I learned bats are trendsetters in tracking tech
Look at this bat’s little backpack! | Image: dulog Bats are elusive little creatures, which makes them the perfect subjects for scientists to try out new animal track...
05:51 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Some M1 Mac users reporting screensaver takeover bug
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge I picked up a new MacBook Air with Apple’s M1 chip, and I’ve absolutely loved it so far. It’s really speedy and the battery is f...
05:00 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Brave browser takes step towards enabling a decentralized web
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Brave has just taken a step towards supporting a decentralized web, by becoming the first browser to offer native integration wi...
05:00 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Brave browser takes step toward enabling a decentralized web
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Brave has just taken a step toward supporting a decentralized web by becoming the first browser to offer native integration with...
04:40 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
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 affordable iPad, the high-end iPad Pro, or so...
04:22 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge All five seasons of The Muppet Show are heading to Disney Plus
All five seasons of The Muppet Show will stream on Disney Plus beginning February 19th, Disney announced today. With the addition, Disney Plus is now home to nearly every Muppe...
04:14 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge AirPods Max teardown makes Sony and Bose headphones look like toys
iFixit praises Apple’s use of screws to attach key components. | Image: iFixit iFixit’s long in the making AirPods Max teardown is finally complete, giving an exhau...
03:53 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Rivian announces another major funding haul
Image: Rivian Amazon-backed electric vehicle startup Rivian has raised another $2.65 billion, bolstering its position as one of the most well-funded EV startups in the ...
03:34 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge The M1-powered MacBook Pro is $80 off at Amazon and B&H Photo
Photo by Alexander Kramer for The Verge Apple’s MacBook Pro with the new M1 processor is one of the best-performing laptops on the market for the cost, and that cost ...
03:16 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Instagram lead says hes not happy with Reels yet and might consolidate video formats
Image: Instagram Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, isn’t thrilled with the platform’s TikTok competitor Reels. He discussed the format, which launched in the US ...
03:06 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
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...
03:00 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Biden plans Inauguration Day Snapchat lens alongside locked-down live event
With an ongoing pandemic and an unprecedented lockdown of the nation’s capital, Joe Biden’s inauguration will look different from those that came before it. The Biden inau...
03:00 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Fortnites new soccer skins feature big teams like Manchester City and Juventus
Epic has partnered with some of the biggest soccer clubs in the world for its latest set of Fortnite skins. Today, the developer unveiled the new “kickoff set,” which lets ...
03:00 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Samsungs new 870 Evo SSD brings faster speeds, lower prices
Samsung’s 860 SSD has been one of the standards for PC parts since it was released in 2018. Now, the company is announcing its successor, the 870 Evo, its latest SATA SSD des...
02:54 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Paramount Plus, ViacomCBSs new rebranded version of CBS All Access, launches on March 4th
ViacomCBS is set to relaunch its CBS All Access service as Paramount Plus on March 4th, with a special event to introduce the new streamer on February 24th, the company announc...
02:16 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
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...
02:05 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Banning President Trump was the right decision, says Instagrams Adam Mosseri
Illustration by The Verge The head of Instagram on where social media goes from here Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Why the risk of orbital collisions is skyrocketing
With each new satellite that reaches orbit, the space above our heads gets a little more congested. There are about 3,000 active satellites in use today, but that number is cha...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Microsoft teams up with Cruise on self-driving cars, chips in for $2 billion investment
Photo by Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images Microsoft is joining forces with Cruise, the self-driving subsidiary of General Motors, to help speed up the c...
01:00 pm - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge How to file and pay your 2020 taxes online
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic took everyone, including the IRS, by surprise. Because of the issues people were dealing with last spring, the filing deadline for federal tax pa...
09:00 am - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge Acers new education Chromebooks include durable designs and Arm-based processors
The Chromebook Spin 512 comes with a 3:2 aspect ratio display. | Image: Acer Acer is announcing five new laptops aimed at schools today, consisting of four Chromebooks ...
07:27 am - Tue, January 19, 2021
The Verge VLC now runs natively on M1 Macs
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The latest update to ubiquitous open-source media player VLC is here, and it comes with native support for Apple silicon Mac computers...
10:58 pm - Mon, January 18, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 discs are $30 today for PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X
Image: CD Projekt Red If you’ve already nabbed a next-gen PlayStation or Xbox — or are willing to give developer CD Projekt the benefit of the doubt that it’ll ev...
10:13 pm - Mon, January 18, 2021
The Verge The developers of an acclaimed Skyrim mod just made it to the big leagues
In 2016, a team of modders released a game they developed a game in their spare time to nigh-universal acclaim — a mod for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim that they called Endera...
09:12 pm - Mon, January 18, 2021
The Verge Telegram says it shut down hundreds of public calls for violence in US last week
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amid rising political tensions in the United States, Telegram founder Pavel Durov says his chat service has taken down hundreds ...
08:43 pm - Mon, January 18, 2021
The Verge Were getting closer to a Nintendo Switch-sized gaming PC
One year ago at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Alienware made waves with a modular gaming PC that worked like a Nintendo Switch, with a pair of gamepads flanking a powerful Windows 10 ...
08:06 pm - Mon, January 18, 2021
The Verge Its okay to let kids play Fortnite during a global pandemic
On Sunday, The New York Times published an article about the risks of sky-rocketing teenage device usage during quarantine — and as you might expect, they went straight for t...
05:31 pm - Mon, January 18, 2021
The Verge Capitol rioter planned to sell Nancy Pelosis laptop to Russian spies, witness told FBI
Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images A capitol rioter may have stolen Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s laptop with plans to sell it to the Russian government, according to a...
11:32 am - Mon, January 18, 2021
The Verge 2020 Game is a surprisingly fun side scroller about an awful year
2020 Game draws inspiration from the biggest trends of last year. | Screenshot: 2020 Game I get it, there’s absolutely no part of you that wants to relive the terribl...
10:34 am - Mon, January 18, 2021
The Verge Hundreds of Parler videos from Capitol riot republished in chronological timeline
Photo Illustration by Thiago Prudêncio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images ProPublica has published a new interactive resource of over 500 videos taken in Washing...
07:36 am - Mon, January 18, 2021
The Verge Samsung heir ordered back to prison on bribery charge
Jay Y. Lee arrives at the Seoul High Court on November 09, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea | Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Lee Jae-yong — known as Jay Y. Lee in the...
07:36 am - Mon, January 18, 2021
The Verge Samsung heir ordered back to prison
Jay Y. Lee arrives at the Seoul High Court on November 09, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea | Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Lee Jae-yong — known as Jay Y. Lee in the...
10:34 pm - Sun, January 17, 2021
The Verge Virgins rocket reaches orbit for the first time, deploys satellites
Virgin Orbit’s airborne rocket-launching system during a previous test. | Image: Virgin Orbit Update January 17th 5:34PM ET: Virgin Orbit’s rocket reached orbit and...
10:01 pm - Sun, January 17, 2021
The Verge Parler resurfaces on Sunday with an update message, but nothing else
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Social media platform Parler was all but wiped off the internet last week, but on Sunday, s...
10:01 pm - Sun, January 17, 2021
The Verge Parler resurfaces on Sunday with an updated timeframe
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Social media platform Parler was all but wiped off the internet last week, but on Sunday, s...
09:36 pm - Sun, January 17, 2021
The Verge New trailers: Cherry, Clarice, The United States vs. Billie Holiday, and more
Andra Day stars in The United States vs. Billie Holiday | Hulu I’m getting to the point where there’s so much to stream that I don’t know what to watch first, old...
06:10 pm - Sun, January 17, 2021
The Verge GitHub admits significant mistakes were made in firing of Jewish employee
Photo Illustration by Chesnot/Getty Images GitHub is admitting that a Jewish employee was fired in error and is offering him his job back. The news comes after the comp...
03:31 pm - Sun, January 17, 2021
The Verge New lawsuit accuses Amazon of e-book price fixing
Amazon is facing a new lawsuit alleging that a deal between the company and five book publishers has created higher prices on e-books, The Wall Street Journal reported. The la...
03:00 pm - Sun, January 17, 2021
The Verge Virgin Orbit set to try and send satellites to space for the first time
Virgin Orbit’s airborne rocket-launching system during a previous test. | Image: Virgin Orbit Virgin Orbit — the sister company of billionaire Richard Branson’s s...
02:03 pm - Sun, January 17, 2021
The Verge Signal is back after an outage that lasted more than 24 hours
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images After experiencing technical difficulties Friday, the Signal messaging app appears to be ...
02:00 am - Sun, January 17, 2021
The Verge Critical NASA rocket test ends early with a shutdown
A critical NASA rocket test ended with a shutdown on Saturday, a little over a minute into what was planned to be an eight-minute test. This trial run was a vital checkpoint fo...
11:02 pm - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge Critical NASA rocket test ends early with a shutdown
A critical NASA rocket test ended with a shutdown on Saturday, a little over a minute into what was planned to be an eight-minute test. This trial run was a vital checkpoint fo...
08:27 pm - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge Facebook suspends ads for weapon accessories until at least January 22nd
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has updated its Inauguration Day preparations to include a temporary ban on ads that promote weapon accessories and pro...
06:39 pm - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge Ford reportedly delays some deliveries of its Mustang Mach-E
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Ford will delay deliveries for hundreds of its Mustang Mach-E vehicles to perform quality checks, Electrek reported. The automaker b...
05:02 pm - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge Some Twitter employees have reportedly locked their accounts fearing reprisal from Trump supporters
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Some Twitter employees have set their accounts to private and scrubbed their online biographies over concerns they may be target...
04:23 pm - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge The Verge Awards at CES 2021: cant touch this
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Rating the all-digital Consumer Electronics Show Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge Unlike Airbnb, VRBO reportedly wont cancel reservations in DC during inauguration week
vrbo Short-term rental site VRBO does not plan to cancel reservations in the DC area during the inauguration next week, even though competitor Airbnb has already done s...
04:00 pm - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge The tech trends we saw kick off at CES 2021
Image: Razer Another CES is in the books. Going all-virtual meant that it was a smaller show than usual — and since it was already a show that’s been on the decline...
04:00 pm - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge Watch NASA test fire its massive new rocket
The B-2 Test Stand at NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. | NASA Four huge rocket engines will roar to life on Saturday, in a crucial test fo...
03:00 pm - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge CES showed off the COVID-19 mask gimmick arms race
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Millions of people in the US started buying face masks in 2020, and companies, unsurprisingly, rushed to take advantage of the s...
02:24 pm - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 full development reportedly didnt start until 2016
Image: CD Projekt Red A new report looking into what went amiss with the rollout of Cyberpunk 2077 points to overconfidence from management at CD Projekt Red as a key p...
02:00 pm - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge The deals are slow, but we got some exclusives for you
Image: Logitech Welcome to the weekend. If I’m being honest, this week’s assortment of deals was just as spotty as last week’s. So, to make it a little better, we...
06:23 am - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge I want to float in the void of this cars paint job
Driving around a car that looks like it’s made from the fabric of space is now slightly more possible, as demonstrated in this modified black paint job that DipYourCar applie...
01:54 am - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge The FAA just greenlit this drone to fly autonomously without a human nearby
In October, the FAA took a major stride towards letting increasingly smart drones fly themselves, letting Skydio’s self-flying drones inspect any bridge in North Carolina for...
01:43 am - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge Medium acquires eBook company Glose
Medium has announced its acquisition of the social-based ebook company Glose. Glose is a platform where users can buy and read books, then share notes and highlights with frien...
12:31 am - Sat, January 16, 2021
The Verge Facebook is blocking events near the White House through Inauguration Day
Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images Facebook won’t let people create events that take place “in close proximity” to the White House, the US Capitol building, o...
11:31 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Apple is blocking Apple Silicon Mac users from sideloading iPhone apps
The error message in macOS 11.1. | Screenshot: Jay Peters Apple has turned off users’ ability to unofficially install iOS apps onto their M1 Macs (via 9to5Mac). While...
10:13 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Apple is reportedly prototyping foldable iPhone screens
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple has started work on a foldable phone, and it’s begun prototyping foldable screens internally, according to Bloomberg. A final ...
10:00 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Heres every game coming tothe PlayStation5 andXboxSeries Xin 2021
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge For the early adopters of next-gen hardware Continue reading… ...
09:42 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge WandaVision is an ode to sitcoms
Image: Disney When times are tough, the sitcom is a refuge. Like late-night talk shows, the multicamera sitcom is one of the oldest formats in television. It’s afford...
09:31 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: CES 2021 and Samsungs S21 lineup
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge This year’s Consumer Electronics Show was unsurprisingly all virtual. Typically, The Verge is in the thick of it in Las Vegas, b...
08:47 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Apple doesnt make a MagSafe car charger here are your options
Photo: Belkin Getting a MagSafe car charger for your iPhone seems like a simple process, but the current landscape is one of trade-offs: there are no all-in-one solutio...
07:54 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge WarnerMedia extends its 20 percent discount on HBO Max subscriptions
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A discount on HBO Max that was supposed to end today, January 15th, has been extended until March 1st, 2021. The fine print of t...
07:50 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Apple is again extending TV Plus trials to July
Image: Apple According to 9to5Mac, Apple will be extending its free year-long trials of its TV Plus service to customers until July 2021. The trials were originally inc...
07:30 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp to delay new privacy policy amid mass confusion about Facebook data sharing
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge WhatsApp on Friday announced a three-month delay of a new privacy policy originally slated to go into effect on February 8th...
07:19 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Google will address Pixel 4A 5G touchscreen woes in February update
The Pixel 4a 5G’s 6.2-inch touchscreen has been acting up for some users. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google says it’s aware of a problem with Pix...
06:47 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly planning big iMac redesign and half-sized Mac Pro
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge In addition to revamped MacBook Pros that ditch the Touch Bar and resurrect MagSafe, Apple is also said to be planning to announce its ...
06:22 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Hitman 3 players on Google Stadia will be able to share custom scenarios with just a URL
A screenshot from Hitman 3. | Image: IO Interactive Hitman 3 and the World of Assassination trilogy launch on January 20th, and at launch, Google Stadia players will be...
05:47 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Humble Store winter sale discounts Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Dirt 5, and more
The Humble Store has kicked off its winter sale. Starting today and lasting until January 28th at 10AM PT / 1PM ET, the digital storefront is running a slew of discounts across...
05:44 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge GitHub still wont explain if it fired someone for saying Nazi, and employees are pissed
Photo by Win McNamee / Getty Images GitHub employees are protesting the firing of a Jewish colleague who was let go two days after he warned co-workers in Washington, D...
05:36 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge In its third season, American Gods is the most fascinating disaster on TV
One of the miracles of any good television show is that it even works at all. First consider the countless people working across departments and disciplines needed to make a si...
05:26 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge US consumers spent record amounts on video games in 2020, NPD reports
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Spending on video games set a new record of $56.9 billion in 2020 in the US, according to a new NPD Group report, a 27 percent increa...
05:10 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Signal outage is keeping messages from sending
If you’re having trouble sending messages in the secure messaging app Signal, it may be due to technical difficulties the company says are affecting the app on Friday. Signa...
05:02 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge California man faces prison time after hitting police helicopter with a drone
A California man is facing jail time for hitting a police helicopter with his drone. Andrew Hernandez pleaded guilty yesterday to unsafe operation of an unmanned aircraft, a ch...
04:00 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro review: the right balance
They don’t win at any one thing, but they strike a great mix in terms of sound quality, ANC, and comfort Continue reading… ...
03:23 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge WandaVision welcomes a new line of Earths first defense in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
WandaVision, the first original television series produced by Marvel Studios, isn’t quite like anything Marvel has released before. It’s absurdist and pays authentic tribu...
03:00 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge A brief chat with Storymodebae
Briana became Storymodebae when she started her Twitch channel in January 2018. Back then she was still a year away from graduating from college, and in her own words, got the ...
02:27 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge How to delete your Facebook account
illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge \\If you’ve finally given up on the world’s most popular social media network, it’s not too complicated to remove yourself...
01:40 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Microsoft to fix Windows 10 bug that can corrupt a hard drive just by looking at an icon
Image by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft says it’s planning to fix a bizarre Windows 10 bug that could corrupt a hard drive just by looking at an icon. Security res...
01:20 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Zocdoc offers COVID-19 vaccine scheduler to health care organizations
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Medical appointment company Zocdoc is offering to handle COVID-19 vaccine scheduling logistics for hospitals and health systems, man...
01:00 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Amazon opens Alexa AI tech for the first time so car makers can build custom assistants
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon will now allow third-party companies the unprecedented privilege of accessing the core artificial intelligence underpinni...
01:00 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge How to cancel your account at Netflix, Amazon Prime, and others
Let’s face it: some of us are so busy these days — what with pandemics and presidential elections and attempted overthrows of the government — that we don’t pay enough ...
12:59 pm - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Intel has to be better than lifestyle company Apple at making CPUs, says new CEO
Intel’s new CEO, Pat Gelsinger, doesn’t start his new role until February, but he’s already prepping the company to take on Apple’s M1 chips. The Oregonian, a local new...
10:32 am - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Bumble disables politics filter after Capitol rioters spotted in dating app
Image: Bumble Dating app Bumble has temporarily disabled a feature which allowed users to filter potential matches based on their political leanings, the service has an...
06:43 am - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge 2021 MacBook Pro will ditch the Touch Bar and bring back MagSafe, say reports
Photo by Alexander Kramer for The Verge Apple is planning a major MacBook Pro redesign for the third quarter of 2021, according to a research note written by TF Interna...
01:44 am - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge A Parler archive is being converted into an interactive map of the Capitol building attack
Image: Patr10tic A developer going by the name of Patr10tic has created an interactive map using GPS metadata and videos from the app Parler to offer a glimpse of what ...
01:41 am - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Samsung will gradually remove chargers and earbuds from future phones
Image: Samsung Samsung’s future phones will also not come with charging bricks, the company has revealed, but it’s leaving itself some wiggle room. In a Q&A abo...
12:13 am - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Spotifys Car Thing shows up in FCC filings with a new design and bigger screen
A photo of Spotify’s Car Thing, taken from FCC filings. | Image: FCC filings Back in May 2019, Spotify announced that it would be publicly testing a voice-controlled ...
12:00 am - Fri, January 15, 2021
The Verge Samsung says S Pen support is coming to additional device categories
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Samsung just revealed the new Galaxy S21 Ultra would be its first Galaxy S phone to support the S Pen stylus, but the company is a...
11:26 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Trump administration blacklists Xiaomi as a Communist Chinese military company
Image: Xiaomi With six days left in office, the Trump administration has decided to put one more Chinese electronics giant in its sights: Xiaomi, the world’s number t...
10:16 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge How to preorder the Samsung Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge During Samsung’s Unpacked event, the company unveiled three new phones as part of the Galaxy S21 lineup — the Galaxy S21, S21 ...
10:00 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge The Galaxy A32 5G debuts in Europe as Samsungs cheapest 5G phone
The Galaxy A32 5G offers a 6.5-inch display and 5,000mAh battery. | Image: Samsung Echoing a theme that will be repeated a lot more this year, Samsung has announced a v...
09:49 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge BMW becomes the latest automaker to shut down its subscription service
BMW is suspending its two-year-old car subscription service, The Verge has learned. Access by BMW was launched in 2018 in Nashville as a pilot project to test out whether cust...
09:44 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Intel updates its NUC lineup, including a follow-up to its Hades Canyon gaming mini-PC
Image: Intel Intel is updating its Next Unit of Computing (NUC) lineup of miniature computers with its 11th Gen processors, and it’s again including a gaming-focused ...
09:19 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge WandaVision can be weird because Marvel has already won
Photo: Marvel Studios WandaVision is the Marvel universe’s most comic book show yet, if not in content at least in concept. It’s a dense-looking storyline that will...
08:27 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Samsung put the final nail in the box that used to contain a charger
What Samsung used to advertise, but not anymore. | Photo: Samsung (via 9to5Google) There was a time I would have railed against a gadget maker for daring to ship a phon...
08:12 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Microsoft, Salesforce, and Oracle are working on digital vaccination records
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A coalition of health and tech companies, which includes Microsoft, Salesforce, and Oracle, is working on an initiative that aim...
08:07 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge How to preorder the Samsung Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge During Samsung’s Unpacked event, the company unveiled three new phones as part of the Galaxy S21 lineup — the Galaxy S21, S21 ...
08:03 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge The Galaxy S21 doesnt support Samsung Pays most convenient feature
Image: Samsung Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra no longer support the convenient Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) feature of Samsung...
07:47 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge QHD screens might be the best thing to happen to gaming laptops in 2021
Image: Razer One of the biggest announcements at CES 2021 seemed to come and go without much fanfare. Overshadowed by Nvidia’s debut of its RTX 3000-series graphics c...
07:00 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Instacart will give shoppers $25 when they take time off to get the coronavirus vaccine
Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Instacart will give its shoppers — the workers who pick and fill grocery store orders for customers — a $25 stipend for ...
06:58 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge How to deactivate your Twitter account
There’s no questioning the benefits of Twitter. It’s a convenient way to get your memes, world news, and pop culture hot takes all in one place. But being an active Twitte...
06:00 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge The Overwatch Leagues 2021 season will start in April
Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images For its first three years of existence, the Overwatch League has kicked off early in the year. But that’s going to change in 2021....
05:52 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Youll never believe it, Samsung made a black phone
Image: Samsung Samsung’s just announced a ton of new products: the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G is the company’s latest flagship and SmartTags are a Tile and (maybe) Apple A...
05:49 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Youll soon be able to upload files as big as 250GB to OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, and SharePoint
Image by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft will soon let you upload even bigger files to OneDrive, Teams, and SharePoint, increasing the limit from 100GB to 250GB. The ...
05:12 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Samsung partners with Audi, BMW, Ford, and Genesis to turn your phone into a car key
The dream of using your phone to unlock your car door (instead of carrying around a bulging key fob) may be one step closer today: Samsung has announced partnerships with Audi,...
05:10 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Samsungs object eraser will let you remove people from the background of your photos
Image: Samsung Samsung revealed new One UI 3 details at today’s Unpacked event, including an interesting new photo trick called object eraser, which lets you delete p...
05:08 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge How to preorder the Samsung Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge During Samsung’s Unpacked event, the company unveiled three new phones as part of the Galaxy S21 lineup — the Galaxy S21, S21 ...
04:56 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge 2020 was a preview of hotter years to come
Icebergs near Ilulissat, Greenland. Climate change is having a profound effect in Greenland with glaciers and the Greenland ice cap retreating. | Photo by Ulrik Pedersen / NurP...
04:18 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy S21 event: the biggest announcements
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Samsung just finished its first Unpacked event of 2021. The headline announcements were the three new phones in its S21 lineup, bu...
04:18 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Heres where you can buy the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro
Image: Samsung Samsung’s new Galaxy Buds Pro are aimed right at Apple’s AirPods Pro wireless earbuds in terms of features. They feature active noise cancellation, a...
04:04 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy S21 phones dont include microSD card support
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge It’s official: Samsung is ditching the microSD card on all three of its Galaxy S21 models. We asked Samsung about this, and the...
03:30 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge After years of following pro sports, League of Legends esports leagues are finally free to be ourselves
Photo: Riot Games For years, competitive gaming has done its best to mimic professional sports, whether it’s players wearing Nike jerseys, big-name celebrity investor...
03:10 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Heres how Samsungs Galaxy S21 compares to the iPhone 12
Samsung’s Galaxy S-series 2021 updates are here, and they’re debuting a little earlier in the year than usual. Interestingly, the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra repres...
03:10 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Heres how Samsungs Galaxy S21 compares to the Pixel 5, OnePlus 8T, and more
Samsung got its S21 flagship phones out into the world a little sooner than usual this year, and the Galaxy S21 base model will appeal to a lot of folks with its balance of fla...
03:00 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy S21 phones come with plenty of features but not a charger
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge It’s official: Samsung’s new flagship phones will ship without a charging brick in the box. The phones will include a USB-C to...
03:00 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy SmartTag is a $29.99 Tile competitor
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Alongside the new Galaxy S21 phones and Galaxy Buds Pro, Samsung is announcing a small Bluetooth gadget you can use for locating l...
03:00 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Heres how Samsungs S Pen works with the new Galaxy S21 Ultra
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Samsung’s new Galaxy S21 Ultra supports the company’s S Pen stylus. Support for the accessory has been a staple of Samsung’s...
03:00 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Samsung announces Galaxy Buds Pro, its most premium earbuds yet
Image: Samsung Samsung is announcing the $199.99 Galaxy Buds Pro today, its most premium set of true wireless earbuds yet. They feature an in-ear design similar to the ...
02:30 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge From fan fiction to Netflix hits
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Wattpad’s plan to become the A24 of teen dramas Continue reading… ...
02:23 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge New Pokmon Snap is coming to the Nintendo Switch on April 30th
Image: Nintendo New Pokémon Snap, a sequel to the 1999 N64 classic that tasked you with taking pictures of pokémon, is coming to Nintendo Switch on April 30th, Ninten...
02:00 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge As WandaVision arrives, Marvel Studios is about to enter a never-ending cycle
Image: Disney If Marvel Studios has its way, people will get a new entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe nearly every week. Everything starts with WandaVision. Marvel...
01:34 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge How to watch Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021
Photo: Sean O’Kane / The Verge Samsung will be presenting its latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S21, today at the streaming event titled Galaxy Unpacked 2021. The com...
01:33 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Philips Hue launches a long-awaited light switch module and more
The new Philips Hue Wall Switch Module make the switch smart, not the bulb. | Image: Philips Hue Signify is introducing three new Philips Hue products today: an in-wall...
01:26 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Windows 10X is now Microsofts true answer to Chrome OS
Windows 10X running on a single-screen device. After years of waiting, it looks like Microsoft now has a true answer to Chrome OS. A new and near-final version of Windo...
12:26 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge BMWs Digital Key Plus will let iPhones unlock the iX from a pocket or bag
BMW’s all-electric iX will be first to support the Digital Key Plus feature. | Image: BMW BMW has announced an upgraded version of its mobile car key technology dubbe...
12:00 pm - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge With the Samsung Galaxy S21, its time for Bixby to put up or shut up
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Today, Samsung will unveil the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and Galaxy S21 Ultra (I’ll take the Zune-inspired brown one thanks). It...
10:11 am - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Samsung Display promises thinner laptop bezels with unproven under-screen webcams
The technology makes for smaller bezels, without having to relocate the laptop’s webcam. | Image: Samsung Display Samsung Display has released a teaser for its under-...
08:45 am - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge The Oculus Quest is getting multi-user support soon
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Oculus Quest headsets will soon support multiple users, Facebook has announced. The functionality will allow Quest owners to...
05:35 am - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Super Nintendo World opening delayed due to Osaka state of emergency
Universal Studios Japan has announced that Super Nintendo World will not be opening next month as planned. The Nintendo-themed zone of the Osaka park was supposed to open on Fe...
02:06 am - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Google is working on a fix for Pixel 4A 5G touchscreen woes
The Pixel 4a 5G’s 6.2-inch touchscreen has been acting up for some users. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google says it’s aware of a problem with Pix...
01:43 am - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Hack together your own e-paper smartwatch with this $50 open-source kit
Image: SQFMI If you’ve ever wanted to be like Steve Wozniak and have your own custom-made, geeky watch, Squarofumi (stylized SQFMI) may have the product for you: an o...
01:05 am - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Twitter says a new video from Trump doesnt break the rules
On January 8th, Twitter permanently banned President Donald Trump, and proceeded to play whack-a-mole as he attempted to dodge that ban by using different Twitter accounts, eac...
12:57 am - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Jack Dorsey defends Twitters Trump ban, then enthuses about bitcoin
Photo by Hannah McKay-Pool/Getty Images Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, in a series of Tweets, explained that he felt banning US President Donald Trump’s account was the rig...
12:40 am - Thu, January 14, 2021
The Verge Snapchat will permanently terminate Trumps account
Photo by Go Nakamura/Getty Images Snapchat will permanently terminate President Trump’s account, Snap announced on Wednesday. Snap had indefinitely suspended Trump’...
11:38 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge A fistful of Samsung Galaxy S21 phones is perhaps the ultimate leak
Image: @We_The_Techies You’ve seen the leaks, renders, and leaked renders. Now, only a day before the launch, you can see what the entire Galaxy S21 lineup looks like...
11:14 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Tesla asked to recall 158,000 cars for failing displays
Photo by Lee Quinones The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has asked Tesla to recall some 158,000 Model S and Model X vehicles that could suffer from fail...
10:25 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge The new Asus Fanless Chromebox could easily be mistaken for a wireless router
Image: Asus Asus has announced a new fanless addition to its family of Chromeboxes: the Asus Fanless Chromebox. Like Asus’ previous models, the Fanless Chromebox’s ...
09:51 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Asus latte dispenses movies instead of coffee and milk
Asus announced its new ZenBeam Latte at CES 2021 today, and it’s kind of cute. It’s a mobile movie projector that looks like a one-eyed, fabric-covered mini-robot of sorts....
09:39 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge The Samsung Galaxy S21: all of the rumors and news as it happens
Samsung All of the things we’re expecting to unpack on January 14th Continue reading… ...
09:28 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Qualcomm just bought a two-year-old startup founded by former Apple engineers for $1.4 billion
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Qualcomm has just made a splashy acquisition in the chip market that’s sure to shake up the semiconductor industry in a substa...
09:24 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
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...
09:16 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077s first major update coming in the next 10 days
Image: CD Projekt Red Following the disastrous launch of Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red says it will release the first update within the next 10 days, with “a larger,...
08:34 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Period tracking app settles charges it lied to users about privacy
A popular period and fertility tracking app has settled with the Federal Trade Commission over allegations that it lied to users about sharing private health information with t...
08:31 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Valves Steam Year in Review shows PC gaming on the rise and VR, too
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Valve is doing its part to illustrate gaming’s growth last year with its Steam 2020 Year in Review report. It includes some ra...
08:10 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Streamer CriticalBard talks being the temporary face of PogChamp
Last week, Twitch deleted the face of its extremely popular PogChamp emote, Ryan “Gootecks” Gutierrez, after he called for further violence at the Capitol just after a mob ...
07:46 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Belkin wireless charger sold by Apple is being recalled for fire hazards
Image: Belkin Belkin is voluntarily recalling its Portable Wireless Charger + Stand Special Edition that was sold in Apple retail stores and online on Apple and Belkin...
07:45 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Google says a fix for Android coronavirus tracking delays is on the way
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google says it’s working to investigate issues with Android apps that use the Android Exposure Notifications System to track t...
07:02 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Nextdoor moderators scramble to address QAnon after Capitol attack
Photo by Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images For months, Nextdoor moderators have struggled with the challenge of addressing QAnon content on its neighborhood sites — b...
06:42 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge What to expect from Samsungs Galaxy S21 event
The rumored Galaxy S21 Ultra lineup. | Image: WinFuture Samsung’s next Unpacked event is less than a day away, kicking off on January 14th at 10AM ET, and thanks to c...
06:01 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Asus new Chromebook CX9 offers military-grade durability
Image: Asus Asus’ new Chromebook CX9 is a powerhouse of a Chromebook built for professionals. Pricing is still to be announced, but it’s coming to North America in ...
06:00 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Asus 2021 laptop line includes two new dual-screen ZenBooks
The Zenbook Pro Duo 15 OLED is coming in April. | Asus Asus has announced two new dual-screen ZenBook Duo laptops as part of its slate of CES 2021 announcements. The 15...
06:00 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Google is adding a Guest Mode to its smart speakers
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Beginning today, Google smart speakers like the Nest Hub and Nest Mini will have a new option called “Guest Mode.” When enabled by ...
06:00 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge But wait, Asus has even more gaming monitors equipped with HDMI 2.1 ports
Here’s Asus’ big XG43UQ. | Image: Asus We covered Asus’ announcement of the 32-inch ROG Swift PG32UQ earlier this week as part of CES 2021, but the company waited...
05:37 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge LGs new batch of gaming monitors includes 4K / 144Hz panelwith HDMI 2.1
Image: LG LG has unveiled three new gaming monitors as part of its CES 2021 announcements, following its introduction of a new flagship entry in its UltraFine series ea...
05:30 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge LGs latest 4K laser projector supports AirPlay 2 for $2,999
The HU810P includes support for AirPlay 2 and other streaming standards. | Image: LG LG’s HU810P is a new $2,999 4K laser projector which supports Apple’s AirPlay 2...
05:29 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Bandsintown launches monthly subscription service, giving fans 25 exclusive concerts a month
Rich Fury/Getty Images for Visible Attending an actual concert still isn’t a good idea in the United States, so Bandsintown is launching a monthly subscription servic...
05:26 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Todays day ends in y, so its time for more Samsung Galaxy leaks
Leaked images show a case for the Galaxy S21 Ultra with space for its optional stylus. | Image: WinFuture Samsung is announcing its Galaxy S21 smartphones tomorrow, but...
05:23 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Hogwarts Legacy is delayed until 2022
One of the year’s biggest games has been delayed. Today, Warner Bros. announced that Hogwarts Legacy — an open-world, action roleplaying game set in the Harry Potter univer...
04:15 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Why Facebooks one identity rule has to change forVR
Photo by GLENN CHAPMAN/AFP via Getty Images Facebook Reality Labs head Andrew Bosworth on evolving for a new medium Continue reading… ...
04:14 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 is nearly half off on PC
Image: CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077 released in early December 2020, and — controversy surrounding its notoriously poor performance on consoles aside — it’s a fu...
04:12 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Pokmonis celebrating its 25th anniversary with Katy Perry
The Pokémon franchise celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, The Pokémon Company International is launching a series of musical events. Pop sing...
04:00 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge MSIs 2021 gaming laptops get Nvidias RTX 3000 series mobile graphics cards and Wi-Fi 6E support
The GP66 Leopard starts at $1,799. | MSI MSI has introduced its early 2021 lineup of portable gaming laptops during CES on Wednesday. The big news is that all the new r...
04:00 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Ring adds end-to-end encryption to protect your video streams
Photo: Ring Ring is starting to add support for end-to-end encryption to its cameras. The feature will keep video streams encrypted from the camera all the way to the d...
04:00 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge MSIs new GE76 Raider Dragon Edition Tiamat is a tribute to an ancient goddess
Here’s the lid of the GE76 Raider Dragon Edition, which MSI says represents “the fusion of old and new spirits.” | MSI MSI has announced the GE76 Raider Dragon Ed...
04:00 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge MSIs new Creator 15 comes with RTX 3000 graphics
This is the touchscreen model of the MSI Creator 15. | MSI MSI has introduced its 2021 Creator 15, a portable laptop designed for creative work. It includes Nvidia’s ...
03:48 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Airbnb blocks and cancels all DC metro area reservations, citing reports of armed militias
Airbnb is blocking all reservations in the Washington, DC metro area during inauguration week after regional officials asked people not to travel to the city due to concerns of...
03:46 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game is still one of the best licensed games around
It’s hard to think of a licensed game that fit its source material better than Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game. First released in 2010, the game felt exactly like an in...
03:22 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
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...
02:18 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge What social networks can learn from public spaces
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images In the aftermath of the Great Deplatforming of the past week, we’ve seen a thoughtful deb...
02:04 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge How to watch the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump
capitoldome-congress On January 13th, Congress will begin proceedings for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, based on his incitement of the January 6th mob atta...
01:50 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Google urgently investigating Android coronavirus tracking app issues
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google says it’s working quickly to investigate issues with Android apps that use the Android Exposure Notifications System to...
01:47 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Ubisoft is making an open-world Star Wars game
Photo by Budrul Chukrut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The studio behind The Division is making a game set in a galaxy far, far away, according to a report fr...
01:30 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Headset maker Turtle Beach acquires Neat Microphones to expand beyond gaming
The Neat Microphones Beecaster and Bumblebee (not all of its mics are bee-themed) | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Gaming peripheral company Turtle Beach i...
12:38 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge T-Mobiles network will stop working with over a dozen older phones this month
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Over a dozen devices including the original OnePlus 1 and Sony Xperia Z3 won’t be able to connect to T-Mobile’s network from...
12:00 pm - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge CES 2021 Day 2: here come the gaming laptops
Razer Blade 15 Advanced | Razer Yesterday, AMD and Nvidia took to the CES virtual stage to announce their respective updates. AMD headlined with a new series of CPUs, t...
11:00 am - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge The best tech of CES 2020: Where are they now?
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Which tech made it to our homes, and which will stay only in our hearts Continue reading… ...
10:00 am - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge TikTok is making young teens accounts more private by default
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When a young teenager signs up for TikTok, their account will now be more private by default. TikTok said today that it’s upda...
09:43 am - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Sure enough, EVGA and Zotac have raised prices on the Nvidia RTX 3080 and beyond
Nvidia and AMD addressed the great GPU shortage today, revealing it may take many months before you’ll easily find a card like the RTX 3080 on shelves. They didn’t say how ...
04:45 am - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge YouTube deletes Trump video and suspends new uploads
Joshua Roberts/Getty Images YouTube has removed a new video uploaded to President Trump’s account for violating the company’s content policies on inciting violence....
01:57 am - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Authorities have taken down the dark webs largest illegal marketplace
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge DarkMarket, reportedly the world’s largest dark web marketplace, has been taken offline by a Europol-coordinated international...
01:38 am - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Go read this report that uses GPS to prove Parler users stormed the Capitol
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images You should go read this Gizmodo report that uses Parler’s leaked GPS data to show that it...
01:08 am - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge Nvidia and AMD address the great GPU shortage
Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge Nvidia’s new RTX 3080, 3070, 3060 Ti and 3090 and the AMD RX 6800 and 6800 XT are all incredibly hard to find, selling out instant...
01:00 am - Wed, January 13, 2021
The Verge The Galaxy S21 Ultra may be the next big gadget to come in brown
The Galaxy S21 Ultra lineup. | Image: Roland Quandt on Twitter Samsung’s next top-of-the-line smartphone may come in brown, according to leaked marketing renders of t...
11:09 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Go read this NYT story about losing $220 million in bitcoin
There aren’t many good ways to lose $220 million, but this New York Times article highlights a particularly egregious one — losing millions of dollars in bitcoin because yo...
10:56 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge AMD will let consumers buy the Threadripper Pro directly
Image: AMD If you’ve yearned for the power of the Threadripper Pro, but haven’t wanted to buy a ThinkStation, you’re in luck: starting in March, AMD will begin se...
10:35 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge US to require negative test from international travelers
Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images Anyone traveling to the United States on an international flight will have to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test within three days ...
10:25 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Exclusive: Apple held talks with EV startup Canoo in 2020
Image: Canoo Apple held meetings with California EV startup Canoo in the first half of 2020 as part of the Silicon Valley giant’s secretive effort to advance its own ...
10:19 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Origin updates EVO15-S and EVO17-S with new RTX 3000 series GPUs
Here’s the Origin EVO15-S, now available with RTX 3000 graphics. | Image: Origin Origin has upgraded its EVO15-S and EVO17-S gaming notebooks and its NT-15 and NT-17 ...
09:59 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge GitHub reportedly fired a Jewish employee who warned co-workers to stay safe from Nazis
Photo Illustration by Chesnot/Getty Images GitHub reportedly fired a Jewish employee after he posted a message in Slack that said “stay safe homies, Nazis are about...
09:56 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Arlo has a touchless doorbell, too cant we just update existing ones to do this?
No, not like this. (This is Arlo’s previous doorbell.) | Image: Arlo “Finally, a doorbell for the pandemic era,” we remarked, as Alarm.com introduced its sub-$200...
09:38 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Teslas Model Y is the companys latest five-star safety rated car
Tesla’s vehicles have been acing the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) crash tests for years, and the Model Y is now the latest to join those ranks, ...
09:37 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge FBI received over 100,000 pieces of digital evidence after Capitol attack
Photo by Sarah Silbiger / AFP via Getty Images The Justice Department has received over 100,000 pieces of digital evidence following last week’s deadly attack on the ...
09:22 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Weber buys smart oven company June
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Weber has acquired June, a smart oven startup that sells countertop ovens with a camera and temperature sensor built in so t...
08:47 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Older adults struggle to access COVID-19 vaccine appointment websites
Photo by Kena Betancur / AFP via Getty Images Buggy websites and complex online tools are being used to schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments across the United States....
08:34 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Asus updates Zephyrus G14 and G15 with latest AMD and Nvidia chips
Here’s the Zephyrus G15 in “moonlight white.” | Image: Asus The ROG Zephyrus G14 is one of the best laptops we saw in 2020, in part due to its exceptional Ryzen 9...
08:06 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Dell updates its Alienware m15 and m17 laptops with Nvidias new RTX 3000 GPUs
Alienware m15 R4 | Photo: Dell Alienware is upgrading its m15 and m17 gaming laptops with some boosted specs at CES 2021, with the new R4 models offering Nvidia’s lat...
07:55 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge We gave this laptop a 7, then a Swedish metal band turned it up to 11
If you’re interested in learning about the Lenovo Legion 5i gaming laptop, I now have much more than a mere written review to share with you. Swedish metal band Iron Savages ...
07:49 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge AT&T TV Now is now AT&T TV heres what that means
AT&T TV Now is no more. New customers can no longer sign up for telecom’s skinny bundle TV service, similar to YouTube TV or Hulu with Live TV. Instead, customers can on...
07:48 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: chronicling the past week in content moderation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The first Vergecast of 2021 focuses on the topic we’re thinking about the most at The Verge this month (and probably the fores...
07:26 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Razer has created a concept N95 mask with RGB and voice projection
Razer claims to have made the world’s smartest mask: its new reusable N95 respirator called Project Hazel. It’s a concept design with a glossy outside shell made of waterpr...
07:15 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Asus ROG Claymore II mechanical keyboard has a handy detachable number pad
Image: Asus Asus announced a new mechanical keyboard at CES 2021 called the ROG Claymore II. It’s designed for gamers, with customizable macro keys and per-key RGB ba...
07:01 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Univision enters the streaming race with PrendeTV, a free, ad-supported Spanish platform
ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Created “exclusively for the U.S. Hispanic audience,” PrendeTV is Univision’s entry into the streaming wars, offering a collection...
06:35 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Asus has a 32-inch 4K gaming monitor with HDMI 2.1 shipping later this year
The ROG Swift PG32UQ will be a G-Sync-compatible gaming monitor | Asus Asus is gearing up to release its first gaming monitor to support HDMI 2.1, which boasts enough b...
06:34 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Asus ROGs 2021 lineup includes its first convertible gaming laptop (ish)
That’s right — this is for gaming. | Image: Asus Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) has unveiled its varied, eclectic, and very cool-looking lineup of new gaming laptops...
06:00 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Anker unveils $129 Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro wireless earbuds with ANC
The Soundcore Liberty Air 2 earbuds are one of our best options in the budget category, and now the Anker brand has returned with a more advanced model. The Liberty Air 2 Pro b...
06:00 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Uber and Lyft drivers in California sue to overturn Prop 22 ballot measure
Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images A group of Uber and Lyft drivers in California filed a lawsuit Tuesday in state supreme court to overturn a ballot measure th...
06:00 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge The Call of Duty Leagues second season will kick off in February
Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images The second season of the Call of Duty League will begin play next month. Today, Activision Blizzard announced that the CDL regular ...
05:56 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge AMD says RDNA 2 GPU-powered laptops will arrive in the first half of 2021
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AMD says customers eager for a new gaming laptop should be able to buy the first RDNA 2 GPU-powered notebooks some time before J...
05:45 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Acer announces AMD Ryzen-powered Aspire 5 and Aspire 7 laptops
The Acer Aspire 7 in the wild. | Image: Acer Acer’s Aspire 5 often receives high praise as one of the best budget laptops you can buy. But reviews were split this yea...
05:45 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Acers new Predator Triton 300 SE is an ultrapowerful, ultralight gaming laptop
Image: Acer Intel and Nvidia have both announced new PC parts that promise a new wave of ultralight gaming PCs with unheard of power. And Acer is already here to make t...
05:45 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Gigabyte announces new midrange gaming line powered by AMDs Ryzen processors
The Gigabyte G7 includes up to a 10th-Gen Intel Core i7. | Gigabyte Gigabyte makes some of the best gaming- and creator-focused laptops you can get. But some of its mos...
05:45 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Razers 2021 Blade laptops are getting QHD screens and Nvidias RTX 3000-series graphics
A top-down view of the 2021 Razer Blade 15 Advanced | Razer Razer is bringing a heap of spec improvements to its 2021 lineup of Blade 15 and Pro 17 gaming laptops. The ...
05:45 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Acers latest Nitro 5 gaming laptop seems more powerful than ever
Acer ditched a few of the red highlights seen on previous models for a more subdued look. | Acer Acer’s Nitro 5 gaming laptop has never been much of a technical or de...
05:45 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Gigabytes latest Aero and Aorus laptops include RTX 3080 and OLED options
Get the Aero 17 HDR with up to an Intel Core i9. | Gigabyte Following Nvidia’s announcement of its RTX 3000 mobile series, Gigabyte has announced additions to its Aor...
04:10 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Bethesda is making an Indiana Jones game
Bethesda’s next project is a big surprise: today, the publisher teased a new Indiana Jones game. While we don’t know anything about the title just yet — the announcement ...
04:09 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp clarifies its not giving all your data to Facebook after surge in Signal and Telegram users
Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge WhatsApp has published a new FAQ page to its website outlining its stances on user privacy in response to widespread backlash over an...
04:01 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Samsung announces Exynos chip expected to power the Galaxy S21 internationally
Samsung has announced the Exynos 2100, the mobile processor that’s expected to power its upcoming Galaxy S21 flagship across much of the world outside the US. Like the Exynos...
04:00 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Microplastics from laundry are flooding into the Arctic
Snow covered mountains at Billefjorden at sunset and clouds reflected in the Arctic sea, central fjord of Isfjorden, Svalbard / Spitsbergen, Norway. | Photo by: Sven-Erik Arndt...
03:58 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Super Mario 3D World will launch in February alongside a new Nintendo Switch color
Super Mario 3D World, an enhanced version of the original game that bundles in a new expansion called Bowser’s Fury, will launch on February 12th for the Switch. Nintendo ann...
03:55 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge GM surprises with autonomous Cadillac and flying car concepts
Image: GM CES wouldn’t be CES without some bonkers, far-out vehicle concepts. And thankfully, General Motors brought two. The automaker showed off a luxury egg-shape...
03:29 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
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...
03:12 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
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 ...
02:43 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Weird flex: TCL shows off two more of its rollable, extendable display concepts
One of TCL’s many display concept prototypes. | Photo: TCL TCL has never been shy about showcasing its display concepts at trade shows, and this year is no different...
02:30 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge GM unveils electric delivery van with 250 miles of range as part of new spinoff business
General Motors announced Tuesday it will be spinning out a new delivery and logistics business called BrightDrop, the first products of which will be an electrified pallet and ...
02:12 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Who decides what stays on the internet?
Regulation expert Daphne Keller on where moderation goes after banning Trump Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Cond Nast Entertainment wanted a major podcast network, but the producers say they got burned instead
Condé Nast Entertainment Condé Nast had big plans for podcasts in 2020. It launched its new, eponymous podcast network and three initial shows — The Pitchfork Revie...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Uber is bringing its EV and public transit features to more cities
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber Green, the feature that allows customers to request rides in electric vehicles, is coming to more cities. After initially l...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Netflix promises at least one new movie every week in 2021
DOMINIC MILLER/NETFLIX © 2021 If you’re a Netflix subscriber, the company wants you to know there’s a lot of new movies coming. Netflix has 70 movies on its r...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Sonos introduces $69 battery replacement kit for its Move wireless speaker
Image: Sonos Sonos will help customers get more longevity out of its $399 Sonos Move wireless speaker by offering a new battery replacement kit. The Move is Sonos’ fi...
12:00 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge CES Day 1: TCL takes its shot and Intel hunkers down
Image: TCL One of the things that usually happens at CES in Las Vegas is you get a sense that one company or another is really going hard. A few years ago Google starte...
12:00 pm - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Yelp lets you tattle on places that dont enforce masks and social distancing
A green tick will be shown if users report a business is following the measures. | Image: Yelp Yelp is adding a new option that lets customers provide feedback on wheth...
11:30 am - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge GM teases new Chevy Bolt with Super Cruise, sets release date for February
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge GM says that two new versions of the Chevy Bolt are set to be unveiled in February 2021. The company has released a new teas...
11:06 am - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge LGs Rollable phone is real and launching in 2021
LG teased its Rollable phone yesterday at the Consumer Electronics Show, and now the company is confirming it’s a real product that will be available in 2021. The LG Rollable...
10:31 am - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Twitter bans 70,000 QAnon accounts as conservatives report lost followers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has permanently suspended over 70,000 accounts since Friday in an attempt to clamp down on QAnon-fueled conspiracies on ...
01:56 am - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Ubiquiti, maker of prosumer routers and access points, has had a data breach
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ubiquiti, the company I bought networking gear from because I wanted Wi-Fi that’s totally under my control, now tells me somet...
01:12 am - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Salesforce says it has taken action against the RNC, but wont say how
Salesforce has “taken action” to stop the Republication National Committee (RNC) from sending emails that could incite violence, though the company won’t say what that ac...
12:55 am - Tue, January 12, 2021
The Verge Some monster scraped Trumps name into this poor manatees back
Image: Citrus County Chronicle Last week was a cacophony of horrible Trump-related news, but this is the one that hit home hardest for me: a manatee with his name scrap...
11:25 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Only one person showed up to the pro-Trump protest outside Twitters San Francisco HQ
Rare pro-Trump protester Rebecca Brooks came to show her discontent toward Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey who is “silencing conservative voices.” 30 police officers we...
11:04 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Sony promises streaming quality nearly as good as 4K Blu-ray on Bravia Core movie service
Sony’s new line of Bravia XR television sets will allow customers to watch and stream movies at some of the highest quality available in the consumer market through its new B...
11:01 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge PopSockets are going MagSafe
Image: PopSockets PopSockets is announcing that it’s making its iconic phone holders compatible with MagSafe. When Apple announced that accessories would be able to a...
11:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Mode aims high for the perfect puff of weed
Mode says its smart cannabis device lets you control your dosage | Mode For people who use cannabis for medicinal purposes, such as pain management, anxiety, and sleep,...
10:36 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge This is Sonys Airpeak drone
Image: Sony Sony is getting into the drone business, with the company showing off a brief first look at its new Airpeak drone at CES 2021. The new drone is said to be t...
10:32 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge iBuyPowers compact Revolt 3 MK3 PC case packs in a handle and lots of ventilation
iBuyPower iBuyPower announced a new 18.34-liter small form factor PC case at CES 2021 called the Revolt 3 MK3. I’m not sure what I find so enthralling about it, but i...
10:16 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Vuzixs new microLED smart glasses look like something youd actually want to wear on your face
Image: Vuzix Wearable tech and augmented reality provider Vuzix is back at CES 2021 with another pair of its smart glasses, this time with a new advancement. The latest...
10:16 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Vuzixs new microLED smart glasses look like tech youd actually want to wear on your face
Image: Vuzix Wearable tech and augmented reality provider Vuzix is back at CES 2021 with another pair of its smart glasses, this time with a new advancement. The latest...
09:59 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Facebook says its banning the phrase stop the steal
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is cracking down on potentially violent sedition ahead of the January 20th inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, i...
09:46 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Targus announces an antimicrobial keyboard light and backpack
Image: Targus Targus is an accessory manufacturer that’s been around for a long time, and its slate of CES products this year center on three main themes: portability...
09:30 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Intels latest 11th Gen H-series chips promise the fastest ultraportable gaming laptops yet
After releasing its first wave of 11th Gen Tiger Lake processors last year, Intel is kicking things up a notch at CES 2021 with its first H-series 11th Gen Core chips, which wi...
09:30 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Dolby wants to boost the audio quality of your laptops video calls
Two of Lenovo’s upcoming laptops will be the first to feature Dolby Voice, an audio technology that’s aimed at making it easier to hear people during conference calls. The ...
09:30 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Intels 12th Gen chips look to challenge Arm and Apples M1 CPUs later this year
Intel took the time at CES to offer a preview of its next major chip release: its hybrid Alder Lake chipsets, which — like its Lakefield predecessor — will utilize an appro...
09:30 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Lenovos new ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yoga is less than half an inch thick
The ThinkPad X1 Titanium supports Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos. | Lenovo Lenovo announced a bunch of additions to its ThinkPad line today, headlined by the new X1 T...
09:30 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Lenovos ThinkPad X12 Detachable has a 12-inch screen thats, well, detachable
Image: Lenovo Lenovo is introducing a new ThinkPad — with a twist. The ThinkPad X12 Detachable is a 12.3-inch business laptop with a screen that you can pop off and u...
09:30 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Intels new Core i9-11900K flagship processor will arrive in early 2021
Intel’s new flagship Core i9-11900K processor will arrive in the first quarter of 2021. The chipmaker has provided the latest preview for its first 11th Gen (Rocket Lake-S) d...
09:04 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Kevin Hart signs deal with Netflix for four exclusive movies
Photo by Amy Sussman / Getty Images Netflix has signed a multiyear deal with Kevin Hart and his production company HartBeat Productions for four exclusive films starrin...
08:02 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Spanish Fortnite streamer TheGrefg has broken the individual record for highest concurrents on Twitch
Today, Spanish streamer and EU Heretics team owner David “TheGrefg” Martínez is showing off his Icon series Fortnite skin. With just over an hour to the reveal, it appears...
08:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge What to expect from Samsungs Galaxy S21 event
The rumored Galaxy S21 Ultra lineup. | Image: WinFuture Samsung’s next Unpacked event will kick off on January 14th at 10AM ET, and thanks to copious leaks, we have a...
08:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Qualcomms second-gen ultrasonic fingerprint reader is bigger and faster than the original
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Qualcomm has just announced the 3D Sonic Sensor Gen 2, the latest version of its ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor th...
07:59 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge FTC settles with photo storage app that pivoted to facial recognition
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Federal Trade Commission has reached a settlement with photo storage app Ever that it says used customers’ photos to devel...
07:37 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Ad-supported Hulu is only $2 for college students
Image: Hulu Keeping up with every single streaming service is an expensive affair, but Hulu is offering US college students a special discounted plan at $2 a month. Typ...
07:33 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge The PC market just had its first big growth in 10 years
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The PC was supposed to die 10 years ago, but it’s just experienced its first big growth in a decade. Market research firm ...
07:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge D-Link made a USB adapter that adds Wi-Fi 6 to your laptop
Image: D-Link D-Link is trying to make it simple to give your computer a Wi-Fi upgrade. The networking company has announced what it’s calling an “industry-first”...
06:49 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Peloton is blocking the StopTheSteal hashtag from being created or used
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peloton, a company known for its internet-connected bikes and treadmills, is wading into the Stop The Steal mess. The compan...
06:38 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Parler sues Amazon for kicking it off the internet
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The creators of social network Parler have sued Amazon for ending a web hosting agreement after last week’s riot at the US Cap...
06:27 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Lutrons outdoor smart plug can control your lights through any season
Image: Lutron Unlike indoor smart home gadgets, connected outdoor appliances have an extra problem to deal with in the form of unpredictable weather. Lutron aims to add...
06:24 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Finally you can have ice cream at home thanks to ice cream pods
Photo: ColdSnap We’ve had pod coffee, pod juices, pod lipstick, pod weed, pod cocktails, pod cookies, pod tortillas, and so much more thanks to the VC- and Kickstarte...
06:15 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge The Google union just passed 700 members
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Alphabet Workers Union (AWU) passed 700 members on Monday, growing from roughly 230 at launch on January 4th. The group, whi...
06:10 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Vizios latest update helps its TVs catch up to the PS5 and Xbox Series X
Image: Vizio Vizio’s latest TV firmware update is full of features and improvements for people who game on a PS5, Xbox Series X, or PC with the Nvidia RTX 3080 (or an...
06:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Belkins second MagSafe dock drops the Apple Watch charger and the price
Since Apple’s reveal of its new MagSafe charging standard, officially approved wireless chargers that use the standard have been few and far between. But Belkin is boosting t...
06:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Linksys mesh router motion-tracking system can now work with other smart home gadgets
The Linksys AXE8400 Wi-Fi 6E router Linksys Aware — the company’s subscription service that uses its mesh Wi-Fi systems to detect motion in your house — is gettin...
06:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge OtterBoxs new gaming accessories include a clip designed for Xbox controllers
Image: OtterBox As part of OtterBox’s CES 2021 announcements, the consumer electronics company announced the first line of products under its gaming portfolio, releas...
05:49 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Facebook pauses some political spending after Capitol riot
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook announced Monday that it would pause its contributions to political action committees after last week’s deadly attack...
05:46 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge LG announces a stunning 4K OLED monitor for creative pros
Image: LG LG has announced a new entry in its high-end UltraFine monitor lineup, the LG UltraFine OLED Pro, as part of the company’s CES 2021 announcements. LG is pit...
05:32 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Grab a two-pack of the latest Echo Dot for $50 at Amazon today
The fourth-gen Amazon Echo Dot looks more like a ball and less like a dot. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge The new ball-shaped fourth-gen Amazon Echo, which was rele...
04:22 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Jabras best true wireless earbuds yet are now available in more colors
Four new colors will join the earbuds’ existing titanium and black model. | Image: Jabra Jabra’s Elite 85T true wireless earbuds, which we called its “best earbud...
04:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge TCL readies Wearable Display glasses for launch, plus new wireless buds and a pet tracker
TCL’s aptly named Wearable Display. | Image: TCL For CES 2021, TCL is showing off a wearable display prototype that’s been in the works for years and is now close t...
04:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge The TCL NXTPAPER is a cross between a tablet and an e-reader
The TCL NXTPAPER will in April to European customers. | Image: TCL TCL has announced the NXTPAPER 8-inch tablet using technology it teased with its IFA 2020 announcemen...
04:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge TCL announces XL Collection line of TVs, vows to take 8K mainstream this year
Image: TCL TCL makes some of the best under-$1,000 TVs you can buy, and it was also early to adopt the Mini LED technology that TV makers like Samsung and LG are only s...
04:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge TCL details the first of five 20-series phones: the affordable 20 5G and 20 SE
The TCL 20 5G offers a 6.67-inch display with HDR10 video playback. | Image: TCL The TCL 20 5G is one of many affordable 5G phones we’ll see this year, and at €299,...
03:01 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Samsung is making a robot that can pour wine and bring you a drink
Image: Samsung Samsung is working on a robot that can pick up laundry, load the dishwasher, set the table, pour wine, and even bring you a drink. The robot is called Bo...
02:48 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Finally, a doorbell for the pandemic era
Image: Alarm.com Alarm.com has announced a new device for anyone worried about visitors catching COVID-19 from, of all things, their doorbell. Rather than using a butto...
02:27 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge LG used a virtual influencer to announce new products during its CES keynote
Reah Keem is just like you and I — she loves working on music, vacationing abroad, and is pretty bummed out about not being able to visit any cool places right now. The bigge...
02:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge YSLs lipstick pod gadget will create whatever shade you want
L’Oreal L’Oreal debuted a gadget at CES last year that promised to make lipstick shades in whatever color wearers wanted. This year, we’re learning what that devi...
02:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new Surface Pro 7 Plus has a bigger battery, removable SSD, and LTE
Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 7 Plus. | Microsoft Microsoft is updating its Surface Pro line today with a refreshed Surface Pro 7 Plus model that is only available to b...
02:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Spotify Kids now supports shared playlists, letting parents control the music
Image: Spotify Parents can now influence more of their kids’ music taste through Spotify. The audio streaming platform announced a new feature for Spotify Kids today ...
01:56 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge LG teases its Rollable phone again
LG is once again teasing its rollable phone. While we’ve seen brief hints in the past, at CES today, LG provided the best look at the device so far. Named LG Rollable, the de...
01:30 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge TP-Links new Kasa Smart Doorbell looks just like a Nest Doorbell
Image: TP-Link TP-Link is announcing a bunch of new smart home gadgets as part of its Kasa line today, headlined by the brand’s first smart doorbell. The Kasa Smart D...
01:30 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge LG is overhauling its webOS TV software and maybe ruining it
Image: LG There’s really not much of a resemblance between the webOS software that runs on LG TVs and the Palm smartphones where the operating system had its beginnin...
01:30 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge TP-Links first Wi-Fi 6E routers are coming this year
Archer AX206 router. | Image: TP-Link TP-Link is announcing its first routers with support for Wi-Fi 6E, a huge new upgrade to Wi-Fi that quadruples the available airwa...
01:30 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge LGs 2021 TV lineup includes its brightest OLED ever
Image: LG According to LG, 2021 represents a major leap for its OLED TVs thanks to a new “OLED Evo” panel that outputs a brighter picture. Brightness has remained a...
01:30 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Google Stadia and GeForce Now are coming to LG TVs in 2021
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge LG has announced that it’s bringing two of the leading cloud gaming services, Google Stadia and Nvidia’s GeForce Now, to...
12:00 pm - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge What to expect at CES 2021
The Consumer Electronics Show officially begins this week. Thankfully, the Consumer Electronics Association capitulated in July and switched the whole thing over to being onlin...
11:22 am - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Nvidia teases RTX 3000 laptop GPUs for January 12th
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Nvidia has started teasing its RTX 3000 series launch for laptops. The GPU manufacturer is holding a virtual press event for CES tomorro...
11:15 am - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge HyperX made its first 60-percent mechanical gaming keyboard
The HyperX Alloy Origins 60 | HyperX Most major gaming peripheral companies have already introduced 60-percent mechanical keyboards, which are more compact than full-si...
11:00 am - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Why Chamberlain built a $3,000 automatic garage door for your dog
door, dog,chamberlain The myQ Pet Portal Continue reading… ...
10:25 am - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge OnePlus first wearable is a budget fitness tracker with two week battery
Source: OnePlus OnePlus has announced its first fitness tracker, the OnePlus Band, featuring heart rate and blood oxygen saturation monitors, fitness and sleep tracking...
09:52 am - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge HP announces Snapdragon-powered Elite Folio convertible
HP has announced the Elite Folio, a new convertible laptop with an Arm CPU. Like 2019’s Spectre Folio, this device has a design that lets you pull the screen forward to rest ...
08:13 am - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Parler is gone for now as Amazon terminates hosting
Parler has been taken offline | Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images After Parler was banned by Apple and Google for failing to curb violent and threatening c...
08:00 am - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge V-Modas classic headphone design finally gets active noise cancellation
V-Moda has announced a new version of its M-200 headphones at CES 2021 — the M-200 ANC, which bring both Bluetooth and active noise cancellation to the classic V-Moda design....
06:30 am - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge LG Display announces its smallest OLED TV panel yet
LG Display LG Display has provided some details on the OLED panels it’ll be shipping to TV manufacturers this year. The lineup includes a 42-inch panel, the smallest ...
01:00 am - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge HPs new Elite Dragonfly laptops come with Intels 11th Gen processors and 5G
HP’s new Elite Dragonfly Max laptop. | HP HP is refreshing its business-focused Elite Dragonfly range this year with an updated G2 model and a new Dragonfly Max optio...
12:25 am - Mon, January 11, 2021
The Verge Parler CEO says even his lawyers are abandoning him
Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images The CEO of the conservative-friendly social app Parler said that all of its vendors have abandoned the company following...
11:30 pm - Sun, January 10, 2021
The Verge Watch this flexible LG gaming TV bend from flat to curved
LG Display has shared video of its new 48-inch OLED gaming TV that can bend from a flat display to a curved one with the push of a button, and seeing it in motion is fascinatin...
11:30 pm - Sun, January 10, 2021
The Verge LG imagines a bed with a hidden see-thru OLED TV set
LG Display is continuing its trend of reimagining the future of screens at CES 2021 with a new transparent TV. The panel is a 55-inch OLED, but its transparent design lets you ...
08:58 pm - Sun, January 10, 2021
The Verge New Trailers: Locked Down, Supernova, Losing Alice and more
Chiwetel Ejiofor and Anne Hathaway star in Locked Down | HBO Max So with all the chaos of the past week, you may have missed that Friday was the final episode of Jeopar...
06:00 pm - Sun, January 10, 2021
The Verge TikTok is hosting an encore performance of the Ratatouille musical
The Ratatouille TikTok musical will return for an encore performance Sunday night on the platform where it all started. TikTok is hosting another showing of the streaming music...
04:32 pm - Sun, January 10, 2021
The Verge Use of Clearview AI facial recognition tech spiked as law enforcement seeks to identify Capitol mob
Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Clearview AI’s CEO says that use of his company’s facial recognition technology among law enforcement spiked 26 percent the ...
02:17 pm - Sun, January 10, 2021
The Verge Ford will idle its Kentucky plant this week amid semiconductor shortage
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Ford will idle its plant in Kentucky for a week as the automotive industry grapples with a shortage of semiconductors, ABC News reporte...
05:52 am - Sun, January 10, 2021
The Verge John Legere is considering becoming the Un-Candidate
Image: John Legere John Legere, former T-Mobile CEO and aspiring Batman, has reacted to the mob that attacked the Capitol like many other political and business leaders...
03:02 am - Sun, January 10, 2021
The Verge Amazon is kicking Parler off its web hosting service
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In the latest blow to social app Parler, Amazon said Saturday it was suspending the company from its web hosting platform effect...
12:47 am - Sun, January 10, 2021
The Verge Apple removes Parler from the App Store
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has removed Parler from the App Store, following accusations that the social media app was fostering calls to violence ahe...
11:15 pm - Sat, January 9, 2021
The Verge Some Amazon workers want the company to stop providing hosting services for Parler
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A group of Amazon employees is demanding the company sever its relationship with social networking site Parler and stop providin...
10:02 pm - Sat, January 9, 2021
The Verge What just happened this week?
A mob of President Trump’s supporters rioted at the Capitol | Photo by ALEX EDELMAN/AFP via Getty Images Ah, what a year this week has been! Our entire perception of...
08:20 pm - Sat, January 9, 2021
The Verge Trumps ban from Twitter creates the ultimate case of link rot in posts across the internet
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When Twitter banned President Trump from its platform permanently on Friday, the thousands of tweets he put forth from his realD...
05:57 pm - Sat, January 9, 2021
The Verge Social media and telco companies urged to preserve evidence from Capitol attack
Rioters breached security at the Capitol on Wednesday January 6th | Photo by Olivier Douliery / AFP via Getty Images Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia), incoming chair of th...
04:00 pm - Sat, January 9, 2021
The Verge How to use your Oculus Quest 2 to play any PC VR game wirelessly
Oh hey, it’s all of my PC games available to play on the Quest 2, wire-free, from within a virtual room. This is getting weird. One of the best features of the Oculus...
03:41 pm - Sat, January 9, 2021
The Verge DraftKings announces it will now allow betting on drone races in some states
Photo credit should read Adam Gray / Barcroft Media via Getty Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images Sports betting company DraftKings and the Drone Racing League (DR...
03:00 pm - Sat, January 9, 2021
The Verge Its 2021, and the pandemic is still here
A drive-in testing site at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, on January 4th, 2021. | Photo by Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images I regret to inform y...
02:00 pm - Sat, January 9, 2021
The Verge A few deals to get 2021 started off right
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge After a brief hiatus over the holiday, we’re back with another Verge Deals dispatch. Since we last sent one of these out, ...
01:44 pm - Sat, January 9, 2021
The Verge Alexas Tell Me When skill combines reminders with contextual information
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon has updated Alexa in the last month with a modified version of its popular reminders skill. You can now ask Alexa to “Tell me ...
02:50 am - Sat, January 9, 2021
The Verge Twitter is deleting Trumps attempts to circumvent ban
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Twitter permanently banned Donald Trump today. For a brief moment, he managed to tweet anyhow — not from @realDonaldTrump, his sus...
01:45 am - Sat, January 9, 2021
The Verge Trump tried to evade his ban with @POTUS, but those tweets were instantly deleted
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Twitter permanently banned Donald Trump today. For a brief moment, he managed to tweet anyhow — not from @realDonaldTrump, his sus...
12:57 am - Sat, January 9, 2021
The Verge Google pulls Parler from Play Store for fostering calls to violence
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has suspended Parler from the Play Store, as first reported by Politico reporter Cristiano Lima and New York Times report...
12:34 am - Sat, January 9, 2021
The Verge Discord bans pro-Trump server The Donald
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Discord has banned a server called “The Donald,” a pro-Trump community linked to banned subreddit r/The_Donald and TheDonald...
11:24 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Twitter permanently bans Trump
Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Twitter permanently banned President Donald Trump on Friday, days after a pro-Trump mob stormed the US Capi...
11:07 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Apple and Google face pressure to deplatform Parler over calls to violence
Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images Apple and Google are facing new pressure to deplatform Parler, a social network founded as a less moderated and more cons...
10:34 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge These are Sonys first 360-degree audio speakers
Sony’s SRS-RA5000 speaker. | Image: Sony Earlier today, Sony announced that it would be releasing two new speakers compatible with 360 Reality Audio, its spatial audi...
10:20 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Twitter bans QAnon supporters, including former national security adviser Michael Flynn
Photo by Alex Wroblewski / Getty Images Twitter has suspended prominent backers of the QAnon conspiracy theory, citing a potential for “offline harm.” NBC News repo...
10:10 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Vape batteries can cause deadly explosions, consumer safety agency warns
Photo by Artur Widak / NurPhoto via Getty Images Consumers should not buy or use individual 18650 lithium-ion battery cells due to possible fire risk, according to a wa...
10:10 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Hundreds of Twitter employees call for Trump to be banned
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge More than 300 Twitter employees have signed an internal petition calling for President Donald Trump to be permanently banned fro...
10:01 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Damages from US weather and climate disasters reached a new record in 2020
Smoke from two fires in Colorado and one in southern Wyoming covers the sky in Denver, Colorado, on Wednesday. September 30th, 2020. | Photo by Hyoung Chang / MediaNews Group /...
09:12 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge John Legere is considering becoming the Un-Candidate
Image: John Legere John Legere, former T-Mobile CEO and aspiring Batman, has reacted to the mob that attacked the Capitol like many other political and business leaders...
08:04 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Looks like Samsungs Galaxy Buds Pro and SmartTags are a lock for January 14th
The upcoming Galaxy Buds Pro collection. | Image: Evan Blass Samsung is widely expected to announce its Galaxy S21 lineup of phones at its upcoming January 14th event, ...
08:01 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Among Us was 2020s most downloaded mobile game
In 2020, more mobile users downloaded Among Us than any other game worldwide. Data released by Apptopia ranks the year’s breakout hit at 41 million downloads in the US and 26...
07:40 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Apples App Store made an estimated $64 billion in 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge According to CNBC’s analysis, Apple’s App Store made $64 billion in revenue in 2020, which is a 28 percent increase from the...
07:27 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge The ultra-cheap Samsung A02S is coming to the US, documentation suggests
The A02S offers a 6.5-inch display and 5,000mAh battery. | Image: Samsung Unlocked and carrier versions of the budget Samsung Galaxy A02S appear to be coming to the US,...
06:27 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Alphabet Workers Union calls on YouTube to ban Trump
Illustration by Alex Castro The Alphabet Workers Union (AWU) is calling on YouTube to permanently ban President Trump following a raid on the US Capitol on January 6th....
06:15 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Twitch will change the face of PogChamp every 24 hours
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch removed its popular PogChamp emote a couple of days ago after the person on which it was based — Ryan “Gootecks” Gu...
06:04 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Reddit bans r/donaldtrump forum for inciting violence
Photo by John Moore/Getty Images Reddit has banned r/donaldtrump for encouraging and glorifying violence after Wednesday’s mob attack on the US Capitol. Axios reporte...
05:57 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Successor to HMDs Nokia 6.2 leaks with side-mounted fingerprint sensor
The new phone has an extra rear camera compared to its predecessor. | Image: Steve Hemmerstoffer / Voice Renders of what’s believed to be the Nokia 6.3 or 6.4 have le...
05:36 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Twitter suspends Sci-Hub account amid Indian court case
Sci-Hub’s homepage. | Sci-Hub Twitter has suspended the account of Sci-Hub, a website that provides free access to paywalled academic papers. The account was being u...
05:34 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge madDEN 21 noW hAs a sponGeBOB SquARePaNTS fiEld
Madden now has a SpongeBob SquarePants-themed field so you can live out your dreams of playing football in a virtual Bikini Bottom. The SpongeBob Reef-Top, which will only be a...
05:21 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Apple and Google face pressure to deplatform Parler over calls to violence
Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images Apple and Google are facing new pressure to deplatform Parler, a social network founded as a less moderated and more cons...
05:20 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Substack is adding theming options to change the look of newsletters
Image: Substack Substack is adding a long-awaited new feature today: the ability to change the look of newsletters. Writers will now be able to choose their background ...
05:12 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Teslas sudden accelerations were user error, US government says
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has ended a year-long review of claims that some Tesla vehicles were accelerating ...
05:00 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge GM unveils new logo to emphasize its pivot to electric vehicles
General Motors debuted a new logo meant to convey the automaker’s renewed commitment to the production and sale of electric vehicles. The company is also launching a new mark...
04:57 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge OnePlus is offering a free pair of Bud Z wireless earbuds when you preorder the Nord N10 5G
Photo by Allison Johnson / The Verge The OnePlus Nord line of smartphones will debut in the US on January 15th with two cheaper, midrange entries: the Nord N10 5G and t...
04:00 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge League of Legends: Wild Rifts open beta comes to North America in March
Fans in North America will be able to play League of Legends on their phones very soon. Today, at a big event detailing what 2021 will look like for League, developer Riot reve...
03:55 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge WandaVision will premiere with two episodes on Disney Plus
WandaVision is Marvel Studios’ first big Disney Plus release, and the show will circumvent Disney’s typical episode release structure by premiering two episodes at once. T...
03:42 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Kensingtons SD5700T Thunderbolt 4 dock has all the ports you could need
Plug it in, and you’re good to go. Thunderbolt 4 is here, and so is the first fully powered Thunderbolt 4 docking station. Kensington’s SD5700T includes a whopping ...
02:59 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Quibis library will live on through the Roku Channel
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Roku has acquired defunct streaming service Quibi’s library of content, the company announced today. Content from the short-fo...
02:57 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Amazon Pantry is being discontinued as Amazon consolidates its grocery delivery services
Amazon has announced that it’s discontinued its Amazon Pantry (originally known as Prime Pantry) service, instead rolling those household goods and shelf-stable pantry items ...
02:40 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Teams is getting a new Dynamic View feature in March
Microsoft is updating its Teams service with a new Dynamic View in March. This new view allows Teams users to share content side by side with participants. It looks ideally pos...
02:36 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge The 2021 Moto G Stylus, Power, and Play focus on big batteries, bigger screens, and low prices
(Left to right) The Moto G Play, G Stylus, and G Power. | Image: Motorola Motorola is kicking off 2021 with refreshes for its midrange Moto G lineup of phones with new ...
02:00 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Roku says Roku TV was best-selling smart TV OS in North America for 2020
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Roku says its Roku TV line was the top-selling smart TV OS in the US and Canada throughout all of 2020, using NPD data to illustrate th...
01:12 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge The JLab JBuds Frames are open-ear headphones you clip to your glasses
JLab is introducing a new Bluetooth audio gadget designed to be clipped onto your existing glasses or sunglasses. The JBuds Frames are two modules with downward-firing speakers...
01:00 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge I hope to someday sit in Kohlers new voice-activated smart bath
Image: Kohler Kohler has revealed a new smart bath that lets you use an app, or your voice, to fill up the water. That by itself seems pretty handy to me, but depending...
12:14 pm - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Teslas Model Y now available in cheaper Standard Range option
The new Standard Range model sits alongside the existing Long Range and Performance versions. | Screenshot: Tesla.com Tesla is now taking orders for a cheaper Standard...
10:32 am - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge No headline can possibly do this photo justice
Overwhelmed by life? Shove your head in a Gengar. | Image: P-Bandai.jp Pokémon has an illustrious history of beautifully bizarre merch including a human-sized Metapod ...
10:25 am - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Sonys 360-degree audio is coming to streaming video
Amazon’s Echo Studio speaker, which supports Sony’s 360 Reality Audio format. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Sony has announced an expansion of its 360 Reality ...
01:50 am - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Googles next Nest Hub could use radar to track your sleep, and I have questions
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Earlier this week, we reported that Google could be working on an updated Nest Hub that had Soli technology, and a report from 9to5Goog...
01:42 am - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge FCC chairman Ajit Pai gave up on his legally dicey attempt to clarify internet law
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images On October 15th, FCC chairman Ajit Pai promised that the FCC would “move forward with a rulemaking” to clarify the “meaning” of ...
12:50 am - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge TikTok will remove videos of Trump inciting supporters to storm the Capitol
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok will remove videos of President Trump’s speech inciting supporters to mob the US Capitol on Wednesday, saying they viol...
12:27 am - Fri, January 8, 2021
The Verge Trump returns to Twitter and promises a smooth transition of power
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images Twitter has lifted its ban on President Donald Trump, and his latest tweet is very different than the ones we’ve seen for many months....
11:46 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Intel launches RealSense ID, facial recognition tech that uses the companys depth-sensing cameras
Image: Intel Intel launched RealSense ID yesterday, a facial recognition solution that relies on its RealSense depth-sensing technology (via Gizmodo). RealSense started...
11:00 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Monster Hunter Rise looks like a strong Switch successor to World
While Monster Hunter World was a huge success, becoming one of Capcom’s bestselling games in history and exposing far more people to a series that had only ever been truly po...
10:46 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge How to set up two-factor authentication on your online accounts
Amelia Krales / The Verge Just about any account you own on the internet is prone to being hacked. After numerous widespread breaches through the past few years, tech c...
10:44 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Federal courts go low-tech for sensitive documents following SolarWinds hack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The list of companies and agencies discovering that they’ve been affected by the SolarWinds hack is still growing, and they’...
10:11 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Online researchers scramble to identify Capitol raid participants
Photo by Lev Radin / Pacific Press / LightRocket via Getty Images For years, police have been warning about the dangers of crowdsourced detective work — but on Thursd...
09:58 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge App-based banking service Simple is shutting down
Image: Simple Online-only bank Simple is shutting down, its parent company announced in an email to customers Thursday. BBVA USA, which acquired Simple in 2014 for $117...
09:53 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Play this long-lost Tomb Raider remake
Tomb Raider: 10th Anniversary, a remake of the original Tomb Raider game for Sony’s PSP that was canceled in 2006, has recently resurfaced as a playable alpha, according to P...
09:34 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Twitch is having a partial outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch is experiencing a partial outage as of Thursday afternoon. “We are investigating an issue causing various features on T...
09:34 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Twitch is back after experiencing a partial outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch experienced a partial outage on Thursday afternoon. During the outage, I was able to navigate to the site’s homepage, b...
09:29 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge HBO Max to get Weathering with You, Promare, and the latest Studio Ghibli film
Image: Studio Trigger HBO Max is continuing its strong anime streak with the addition of four new films, two documentaries, and an upcoming Studio Ghibli movie this mon...
09:27 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Boeing criminally charged for lying about 737 Max crashes, fined $2.5 billion
Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images Boeing has been criminally charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States by the Department of Justice and will have to pay...
09:12 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Duracell isnt secretly payingMicrosoftto put AA batteries inXboxcontrollers
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge “Xbox Controllers Still Use AA Batteries Due to ‘A Constant Agreement’ with Duracell,” Stealth Optional’s headline reads. The ...
08:55 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Googles unlocked Pixel 4A 5G will soon be available in white
Up until this point, Google’s unlocked Pixel 4A 5G has only been available in black for those who want the unlocked phone. A white option was exclusive to Verizon’s more ex...
08:51 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge A Trump tax means youll pay even more for Nvidia and AMDs impossible-to-find graphics cards
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge “Don’t Build a High-End Gaming PC Right Now,” Tom’s Hardware declared in November. “This Is a Bad Time to Build a High-End Gam...
08:07 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Lenovo chases dream of making a PC Nintendo Switch with the LaVie Mini concept
Image: Lenovo Every year at CES, we see devices meant to bridge the worlds of handheld and PC gaming. This year, it’s Lenovo and NEC that are still chasing that dream...
08:06 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Online shopping has shifted recycling responsibilities to consumers
Boxes line the sidewalk on Green Street in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston on February 28th, 2018. | Photo by Craig F. Walker / The Boston Globe via Getty Images ...
07:27 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Twitch disables Trumps account
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch has disabled President Donald Trump’s account indefinitely following his encouragement of a pro-Trump mob’s attack of...
07:24 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Signal sees surge in new signups after boost from Elon Musk and WhatsApp controversy
Photo by Christoph Dernbach / picture alliance via Getty Images Encrypted messaging app Signal says it’s seeing a swell of new users signing up for the platform, so m...
07:02 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
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...
06:32 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Chinese search giant Baidu to make electric cars
Photo credit should read Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Chinese search giant Baidu plans to make electric vehicles with help from Geely, the country’s large...
06:05 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Matt Gaetzs antifa-detecting facial recognition story is complete nonsense
Photo By Tom Williams / CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Yesterday, a mob of Trump supporters overran the US Capitol, causing widespread chaos in an attempt to nullif...
06:00 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Sonys 2021 TV lineup runs Google TV and fully embraces HDMI 2.1
Image: Sony Last year’s TV lineup from Sony took a bit of criticism since several sets were unable to take advantage of next-gen gaming features on the PlayStation 5 ...
06:00 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Acer unveils its AMD-powered Chromebook Spin 514
Acer CES is just days away, but plenty of laptop companies are already unveiling their 2021 lineups. One of Acer’s first new releases is the Chromebook Spin 514, powe...
06:00 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Acers latest gaming monitors include its first with HDMI 2.1
The Nitro XV28 is Acer’s first monitor with HDMI 2.1 | Acer As the first part of Acer’s CES 2021 announcements, the company shared that it has three new gaming moni...
05:50 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Platforms take action against Trump after Capitol mob attack
Photo by Bill O’Leary / The Washington Post via Getty Images Keep up with all the developments here Continue reading… ...
05:32 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge YouTube says it will punish Trump and other channels that continue to spread election lies
Photo by Joshua Roberts / Getty Images YouTube will temporarily restrict channels that post videos containing widespread misinformation about 2020 election results — ...
04:53 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Shopify takes down Trumps campaign store
Shopify has taken down e-commerce sites from the Trump Organization and Trump campaign in response to Wednesday’s violence at the US Capitol building, The Wall Street Journal...
04:30 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Why Googles union is a big deal
On January 4th, 2021, Google workers and contractors announced they were forming a union with the Communications Workers of America. It’s the latest move in an ongoing fight ...
03:58 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Facebook bans Trump indefinitely
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In a blog post Thursday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook would ban President Donald Trump from its platform...
03:45 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk passes Jeff Bezos to become the richest person on Earth
Photo by Britta Pedersen / Pool / Getty Images Elon Musk has become the wealthiest person on the planet, surpassing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, thanks to the continued rise ...
03:40 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge JBLs Bar 5.0 Multibeam is an all-in-one soundbar with Virtual Dolby Atmos
The Bar 5.0 Multibeam comes a year after JBL’s first Atmos soundbar. | Image: JBL JBL’s Bar 5.0 Multibeam is a new soundbar which is its first to offer Virtual Dolb...
03:33 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge JBLs new stereo amplifier pairs retro looks with modern connectivity
The SA750 looks straight out of the 70s. | Image: JBL The JBL SA750 is a new stereo amplifier pairing modern streaming technologies like Airplay 2 and Google Chromecast...
03:20 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Heres what Hitman 3 will look like in virtual reality
IO Interactive released a trailer that shows off what the VR mode in Hitman 3 actually looks like. In short, it’s probably like what you imagined if you’ve played the recen...
02:26 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge The 44mm Apple Watch SE is $40 off at Amazon
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon is offering a good deal on the 44mm-sized Apple Watch SE (GPS). Normally $309, it’s $270 for the model built with space gray a...
02:04 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Lenovos new Yoga all-in-one has a rotating display for better TikTok videos and Twitter scrolling
The Yoga AIO 7 in its rotated configuration | Image: Lenovo Lenovo has a new Yoga computer out, but it’s not a laptop — it’s the new Yoga AIO 7 desktop. But while...
02:00 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 hands-on: promisingly boring
It’s a regular-ass Chromebook Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Lenovos new IdeaPad 5 Pro includes AMD Ryzen mobile processors
Lenovo Lenovo has announced a new lineup of IdeaPad laptops for 2021. But American readers should note that only one of them is coming to the US: the 16-inch IdeaPad 5 ...
01:00 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge The pandemic made everyone familiar with a decades-old immigrant tradition
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge I grew up relying on technology to bring family together Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Mercedes-Benz unveils its absolutely massive 56-inch Hyperscreen display
There are big infotainment displays. And then there’s Mercedes-Benz’s “Hyperscreen.” The German automaker just unveiled a mammoth, pillar-to-pillar, 56-inch touchscreen...
01:00 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Wi-Fis biggest upgrade in decades is starting to arrive
Illustrator by Alex Castro / The Verge Wi-Fi is about to get a lot better. Many of this year’s new phones, laptops, TVs, routers, and more will come with support for ...
12:18 pm - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge TikTok debuts first augmented reality filter that uses iPhone 12 Pros LIDAR camera
TikTok has released its first augmented reality filter that can utilize the iPhone 12 Pro’s LIDAR sensor for an enhanced confetti effect that realistically settles on people ...
09:53 am - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Steam is getting expanded Xbox controller support
Image: The Verge A recent beta update for Steam has added new features for gamers using Xbox controllers. One of the more interesting additions is for Xbox Elite contro...
08:47 am - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Apple celebrates the Year of the Ox with limited AirPods Pro in Asia
February 12th marks the first day of Lunar New Year, with 2021 ushering in the Year of the Ox and saying farewell to the Year of the Rat. To celebrate, Apple is releasing limit...
07:08 am - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Here are the 129 members of Congress who just voted to support a conspiracy-fueled mob
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images On January 6th, 2021, President Donald Trump, the former reality television star of NBC’s The Apprentice, escalated his assault on ...
07:08 am - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Here are the 146 members of Congress who voted to support a conspiracy-fueled mob
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images On January 6th, 2021, President Donald Trump, the former reality television star of NBC’s The Apprentice, escalated his assault on ...
02:58 am - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Twitch deletes PogChamp emote because its now the face of further violence
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch banned the popular PogChamp emote Wednesday after the person depicted in it published tweets “encouraging further viole...
01:42 am - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Facebook and Instagram ban Trump for 24 hours
Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Facebook has blocked President Trump from posting on the site for 24 hours, the company said Wednesday evening. The decision comes...
01:17 am - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge LGs 2021 Gram laptops feature Intels 11th-Gen processors
LG LG has announced its 2021 lineup of Gram laptops, which feature a new design as well as some internal upgrades. There are five models. They include three clamshells ...
12:56 am - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Sony is going to start selling its Mandalorian-like virtual set displays
Image: Sony Electronics Sony has announced that it’s going to start selling a series of modular displays that can be used to create digital movie sets (via The Hollyw...
12:38 am - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Its time to deplatform Trump
Photo by Samuel Corum / Getty Images He incited a riot against Congress — Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube should remove him Continue reading… ...
12:13 am - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Twitter says Trumps account is locked and hes facing a ban
Photo by Tasos Katopodis / Getty Images Twitter is locking President Donald Trump’s account for 12 hours after removing three tweets that contained “repeated and se...
12:13 am - Thu, January 7, 2021
The Verge Twitter says Trumps account is locked, and hes facing a ban
Photo by Tasos Katopodis / Getty Images Twitter is locking President Donald Trump’s account for 12 hours after removing three tweets that contained “repeated and se...
11:32 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge In photos: the pro-Trump mobs invasion of Congress
Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest inside the US Capitol on January 6th, 2021, in Washington, DC. Demonstrators breached security and entered the Capitol as Congre...
10:58 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Facebook declares emergency situation and removes Trump video
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As rioters stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday, Facebook removed a video from President Donald Trump responding to the violence....
10:50 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge YouTube removes Trump video addressing Capitol attack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube has removed a video from President Donald Trump addressing a mob attack on the Capitol today because the president repea...
10:11 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Twitter restricts Trump video, citing risk of violence
Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP via Getty Images In the wake of an unprecedented mob attack on the Capitol building, Twitter has restricted a tweet from President Donald Tru...
10:11 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Twitter pulls Trump video that it said posed a risk of violence
Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP via Getty Images In the wake of an unprecedented mob attack on the Capitol building, Twitter restricted and then removed a tweet from Preside...
09:06 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Trump supporters breach Capitol in worst display of petro-masculinity yet
Photo by Ringo Chiu / AFP via Getty Images The concept of “petro-masculinity” was on full display Wednesday as Trump supporters and extremists like the Proud Boys h...
09:03 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge How Facebook, Twitch, and YouTube are handling live streams of the Capitol mob attack
Photo by Samuel Corum / Getty Images A mob of President Donald Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol building this afternoon, and the event was live-streamed. On YouT...
07:53 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge US Capitol enters lockdown as pro-Trump protesters storm building
Photo by Win McNamee / Getty Images Pro-Trump protesters have stormed the US Capitol building, effectively halting a vote to certify the results of the 2020 election. T...
07:53 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge US Capitol evacuated as pro-Trump mob storms building
Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Pro-Trump protesters have stormed the US Capitol building, effectively halting a vote to certify the results of the 2020 electio...
07:31 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Mint is getting new features for tracking subscriptions and managing transactions
Image: Mint Mint, the free personal finance app from Intuit, is receiving an update today, adding more automated features like subscription tracking and new “insights...
07:19 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge A new app allows teachers to use their iPhone or iPad as an overhead camera on Zoom
Teachers who have found themselves holding class over Zoom have probably already figured out clever hacks to show their students documents, but there’s now an app designed sp...
06:27 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Get two years of PlayStation Plus for only $58 today
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you were gifted a PS5 over the holidays or still own a PS4 and need to renew your PlayStation Plus membership, you can snag two one...
06:00 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Windows 10s taskbar is getting a big update with new weather and news widget
The new Windows 10 taskbar feature. | Microsoft Microsoft is making a big change to its Windows 10 taskbar soon, with the addition of a news and weather widget. The new...
05:47 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Nintendo once laughed Xbox execs out of the room over a Microsoft acquisition offer
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox consoles are considered a pillar of the industry, part of a trifecta that makes up modern gaming. The first X...
05:31 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Netflix on the Wii U and 3DS will shut down on June 30th
Nintendo is winding down support for the Netflix app on the Wii U and 3DS. The app will be shut down for existing users on June 30th, and if you’ve never downloaded it, it is...
05:13 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Trump administration finalizes rule that could define gig workers as contractors
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The US Department of Labor has finalized a decision that could make it easier for “gig economy” companies to classify th...
05:00 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Amazon marked free podcasts as costing $8.95 with a discount for Audible subscribers
Charlie Harding, the host of the podcast Switched On Pop, noticed something strange when he searched his podcast name on Amazon yesterday: a price tag. An $8.95 price, to be ex...
05:00 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Waymo says its ditching the term self-driving in dig at Tesla
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Waymo is saying so long to “self-driving.” The Google sister company says it is through using the term “self-driving cars” t...
04:59 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge How much you love The Office may determine what Peacock plan you get, apparently
Image: NBC Chances are if you’re looking into signing up for Peacock (“Ugh, another streaming service!”), it’s because you’re trying to watch The Office — a...
04:36 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Windows 7 is still running on at least 100 million PCs
Windows 7 appears to still be running on at least 100 million machines, despite Microsoft ending support for the operating system a year ago. ZDNet has been analyzing the propo...
04:00 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Samsungs 2021 TVs have dramatically better picture, thanks to Mini LED
Samsung is today announcing its upper tier of 2021 8K and 4K HDR TVs. And like TCL and LG before it, the company is moving to a more precise backlighting system that uses Mini ...
04:00 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Samsung made a solar-charging Eco Remote for its latest TVs
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge With its 2021 lineup of 4K and 8K QLED TVs, Samsung is introducing a new Eco Remote Control that the company claims will “reduce tons...
03:11 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Amazons capable Halo fitness tracker is 25 percent off
If you’re feeling swept up in New Year’s resolutions for getting fit and want a device that’s going to hold you accountable to meet your goals, Amazon’s Halo tracker is...
03:10 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Georgias runoff may have saved net neutrality
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Throttling could be much harder under a Democratic Senate Continue reading… ...
02:56 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Amazon will spend $2 billion to try to fix affordable housing crises in three major employment hubs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has pledged to spend more than $2 billion over the next five years to build tens of thousands of affordable housing units...
02:00 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge More than half of Americans turned to video games during lockdown
With 2020 consumed almost entirely by the COVID-19 pandemic, more than half of US residents turned to video games to fill the time. According to Nielsen company SuperData’s 2...
12:53 pm - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Facebook ordered to pay $4.7M to Italian developer over copycat feature
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has been ordered to pay €3.83 million (around $4.72 million) in damages to an Italian developer over the social netwo...
11:51 am - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Edge history and tab sync features finally start rolling out
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is finally starting to roll out history and tab sync for its Edge browser. After nearly a year since its initial relea...
11:16 am - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Amazon reportedly developing radar-equipped sleep apnea tracker
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is developing a new Alexa-powered device that can track and monitor for signs of sleep apnea using radar, according to a ...
09:33 am - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge LGs newest cordless vac automatically empties itself
The charging stand can also store its accessories. | Image: LG LG’s new vacuum cleaner, the ridiculously named LG CordZeroThinQ A9 Kompressor Plus, should be a little...
07:18 am - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Google confirms plans for new Nest Cam lineup this year
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is no longer available to buy, Google has confirmed to 9to5Google, after the site noticed that the camera was ...
02:21 am - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge ExamSofts proctoring software has a face-detection problem
Photo by: Cristiano Minichiello/AGF/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Gabe Teninbaum, a professor at Suffolk University Law School, is calling on ExamSoft to fix ...
01:44 am - Wed, January 6, 2021
The Verge Today I learned your Apple Watch can double as a vlogging viewfinder
The Apple Watch’s ability to act as a camera remote for your phone got a mention in its announcement keynote, so it’s been around a while, but I’ve only ever used it once...
11:43 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Trump signs executive order blocking transactions with Alipay, WeChat Pay, and six other Chinese apps
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images President Trump has signed a new executive order prohibiting transactions with the companies behind eight Chinese apps, including Ant Gr...
10:53 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Go read these stories about the use of spy satellite images in environmental studies
A photo from the CIA’s Corona spy satellite program. | National Reconnaissance Office US spy satellites inadvertently collected vital environmental data at the height...
10:14 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Heres why Ankers MagSafe-style charger has a gigantic USB-C plug
Apple’s MagSafe charging system offers a whole new way to charge iPhones, and third-party companies like Anker are jumping at the chance to make their own magnetic chargers ...
09:55 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge TikTok teens latest passion is enterprise software
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Five days into the new year, and TikTok’s hottest 2021 trend is teens using enterprise software to go viral. As if the corona...
09:36 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Tile is prepping an AirTags competitor that could let you find lost items through walls
Image: Tile Tile is working on a new tracker that relies on ultra-wideband (UWB) technology, which would put the company in direct competition with Apple’s yet-to-be-...
08:43 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge GitHub says it will now operate in Iran after receiving sanction exemption
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images GitHub says it will now offer its full range of services in Iran, after imposing restricti...
08:26 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Verizon is pausing its 3G shutdown indefinitely
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon is indefinitely delaying the shutdown of its 3G network, pushing back the original plan for the network to shutter at th...
08:25 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Apple patents point to using your MacBook to wirelessly charge your iPhone and Apple Watch
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has been granted two patents that describe adding two-way wireless charging to its devices (via 9to5Mac). The patents, fir...
08:07 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Best laptop you can buy in 2021
Image: William Joel/The Verge The best laptop for you, from ultraportables to high-powered editing machines Continue reading… ...
07:35 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Wonder Woman 1984 and Hamiltons three biggest lessons for streaming
Image: Warner Bros. Wonder Woman 1984 and Hamilton were two of 2020’s biggest films — at least where streaming was concerned. Recent third-party data suggests both ...
07:33 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge How to change your video background in Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams While Zoom remains popular for its ease of use and features such as the ability to pop in different backgrounds, it’s not the only video meeting app o...
06:49 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Amazon just bought a bunch of used commercial jets for the first time
Photo by Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images Amazon announced it purchased 11 used Boeing 767-300 jets from Delta and WestJet, a first for the e-commerce giant. ...
06:01 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Boses latest sport earbuds wont block out the outside world
By sitting above rather than inside the ear, the earbuds let you hear what’s going on in your environment. | Image: Bose Bose’s latest true wireless earbuds, the Sp...
05:56 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Heres what we know about the Google union so far
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Monday, roughly 230 Google employees announced they were forming a union with the Communication Workers of America (CWA). It...
05:53 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Microsoft commits to fix Xbox Series X controller disconnects in a future update
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge The Xbox Series X feels like a huge PC-like upgrade for your Xbox games, but a fraction of buyers have been experiencing an unusual down...
05:31 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Microsofts ambitious Minecraft Earth game is closing down on June 30th
Image: Microsoft Microsoft is closing down its Minecraft Earth mobile game in June, due to the ongoing pandemic. The ambitious game had aimed to rival Pokémon Go and c...
05:01 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Facebook ads made News Feeds in Georgia more partisan and less informative
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When Facebook lifted its ban on political ads in Georgia, local News Feeds became dramatically more partisan and less informativ...
03:57 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge FDA tells US health providers not to modify COVID-19 vaccine dose schedule
Photo by Thomas Krych/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Health care providers in the United States should stick to the two-dose schedule for both authorized COVI...
03:43 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Hades, one of 2020s best Switch games, is $20 at Best Buy
If you recently purchased a Nintendo Switch or received one as a gift during the holidays, and you want to start building out your game library, Hades is on sale for $20 at Bes...
03:09 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge How the Google union could boost labor organizing in Silicon Valley
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Just over a year ago, I spent some time in Austin meeting with Google contractors. They had been hired through Accenture to modera...
02:37 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon is taking over as CEO
Qualcomm is getting a new CEO: Cristiano Amon, who already serves as president for the company, will replace Steve Mollenkopf, who took over as CEO in 2014. Amon has already se...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge OnePlus Nord N10 5G review: tall phone, small price
For $300, it’s right on the money Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge OnePlus Nord N10 5G and N100 are coming to the US on January 15th
The OnePlus Nord N10 5G. | Image: OnePlus The original OnePlus Nord skipped North America, but OnePlus is finally bringing two cheaper, mid-range options from its Nord ...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Dells new monitors have a dedicated Microsoft Teams button
Dell is launching three new monitors next month, and all of them come with a dedicated Microsoft Teams button. Dell claims it has created the “world’s first video conferenc...
02:00 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Dells latest Latitude business laptops add an automated webcam shutter
The new Dell Latitude 9420 | Image: Dell CES has almost arrived, and Dell is kicking things off with some new versions of its Latitude laptops (designed for business cu...
01:48 pm - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge C by GE is getting a new name and going beyond smart lights
Cync Indoor Camera | Photo: Cync C by GE is starting to see some big changes. The smart lighting brand is getting a new name, Cync, and it’s expanding beyond lighting...
07:46 am - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Nintendo to acquire Luigis Mansion developer Next Level Games
Nintendo has announced plans to acquire Canadian developer Next Level Games, a studio that has worked on some of the company’s major franchises. Next Level is already a secon...
07:20 am - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Xiaomi announces made-in-India Mi 10i
Xiaomi has announced the Mi 10i, a new phone in its 10 series intended for the Indian market and manufactured in the country — that’s what the “i” stands for, apparentl...
01:15 am - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge If your Pixel 5s system sounds are annoyingly loud, a new update may fix that problem
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge As part of its January Pixel updates, Google might have fixed an issue that meant Pixel 5 system sounds could be a lot loude...
12:09 am - Tue, January 5, 2021
The Verge Apple temporarily closes all remaining Apple Stores in the UK
Apple has been shutting down loads of retail stores as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to peak — on December 20th, it temporarily closed every single location in California, ...
11:16 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Teledyne is buying FLIR to create a super-sized sensor shop with thermal and laser vision
Industrial sensor giant Teledyne will acquire FLIR, an Oregon-based company that makes thermal-imaging and night vision technology, the companies announced Monday. The deal is ...
10:43 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Jack Dorsey says proposed cryptocurrency regulation would create perverse incentives
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter and Square, isn’t happy about the new proposed cryptocurrency regulation. He emphasized how th...
09:53 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Start the first week of 2021 with the Awesome Games Done Quick speedrunning marathon
Image: Games Done Quick Games Done Quick (GDC), the charity event series that raises money while expert players blast their way through classic games, kicked off its fi...
09:11 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
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...
09:07 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Fortnite developer Epic Games just bought a North Carolina mall for its new headquarters
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Fortnite developer Epic Games is moving its Cary, North Carolina headquarters across town to a large shopping mall, the company ...
08:37 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Slack starts 2021 with a massive outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Slack went down on the first full work day of 2021. The company said Monday morning “Customers may have trouble loading channels or c...
08:01 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Nintendos Breath of the Wild basically uses fancy Miis as NPCs
Image: @HEYimHeroic If you’re Nintendo and you need a bunch of non-playable characters (NPCs) for your soon-to-be smash-hit Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, what ...
07:53 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Florida counties use Eventbrite to schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments
Photo by Paul Hennessy / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images Health departments in many Florida counties are using event management website Eventbrite to schedul...
07:45 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Republican operatives sidestep Facebook policies ahead of Georgia runoff
Photo by Michael M. Santiago / Getty Images As the Georgia runoff election nears, Facebook’s messy political ad rules have created new opportunities for operatives an...
07:27 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Google may be updating the Nest Hub by adding Soli gestures
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Google’s Nest Hub may be getting an update for the first time since its debut in 2018. The company registered a new “interactive de...
07:23 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge OnePlus 9 Pro rumored to offer faster 45W wireless charging
The leaked prototype of the OnePlus 9. | Photo: PhoneArena The OnePlus 9 Pro is rumored to feature faster 45W wireless charging and reverse wireless charging for fillin...
07:16 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
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 affordable iPad, the high-end iPad Pro, or so...
07:08 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Byton partners with Foxconn, but extends shutdown
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Chinese EV startup Byton has signed a manufacturing deal with iPhone-maker Foxconn, which according to Bloomberg could be worth aroun...
06:31 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Venmo adds check cashing feature for some US customers
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images PayPal-owned banking app Venmo is launching a check cashing feature for both its Android a...
06:28 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Game-beating Nier: Automata cheat code discovered after nearly four years
Image: Platinum Games Nier: Automata, the mind-bending roleplaying game from legendary Japanese director Yoko Taro, has one last magnificent secret, discovered nearly f...
05:38 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Slack starts 2021 with a massive outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Slack is down on the first full work day of 2021. The company said Monday morning “Customers may have trouble loading channels or con...
05:21 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge The Persona soundtracks are coming to Spotify tomorrow at midnight
Persona-heads rejoice: it looks like all the original soundtracks for most of the games are coming to Spotify tomorrow at midnight. That’s right. The news comes courtesy of A...
05:20 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge The PS5 and Xbox Series X are so big that Ikea has mock consoles in store to help you buy a media cabinet
Image: u/TomaccoTastesLikeGma The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are very large consoles — in fact, the PS5 is the biggest game console in modern history. Their size...
05:06 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
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 ...
05:06 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new One Outlook app leaks online
Microsoft’s One Outlook app. Microsoft is testing a new Outlook app that will replace its built-in Mail and Calendar apps on Windows 10. Codenamed Monarch and “One ...
04:51 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
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...
04:36 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
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...
04:17 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Discovery Plus is available on Roku and Fire TV at launch
Image: Discovery Discovery Plus, the new streaming channel from Discovery, launches today and does so on both Roku and Amazon’s Fire TV. That means it’s avoiding th...
04:01 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
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...
03:38 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Hisenses huge 85-inch 4K TV is only $1,000 at Best Buy today
Image: Hisense Now that we’re past the winter holidays, deals are a little slower than usual. Still, we found a few promos worth telling you about today. One is on Hi...
03:32 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge OnePlus teases launch of first fitness tracker
A teaser image from OnePlus India suggests it has a fitness tracker on the way soon. | Image: OnePlus OnePlus’ Indian Twitter account is teasing what appears to be th...
03:27 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Slack starts 2021 with a massive outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Slack is down on the first full work day of 2021. The company said Monday morning “Customers may have trouble loading channels or con...
02:30 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Qualcomms Snapdragon 480 heralds a new wave of budget 5G phones
Qualcomm has officially announced the Snapdragon 480 5G, the company’s latest 5G-capable processor and the first in its Snapdragon 4-series of chips which power budget Androi...
02:00 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge 2020s best epic was the X-Mens struggle to build a better world
Image: Marvel For the first time in what feels like ages, the entertainment I looked forward to most was a handful of monthly comic books about the X-Men. Week after we...
02:00 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, and more ViacomCBS channels coming to Hulu with Live TV
Spongebob Squarepants More than 14 ViacomCBS networks, including Nickelodeon, BET, MTV, and Comedy Central are coming to Hulu with Live TV, the company announced today....
12:59 pm - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Buds Pro leak in hands-on video
Image: Digital Slang Samsung’s upcoming true wireless earbuds, the Galaxy Buds Pro, have leaked again in a hands on video from YouTuber Digital Slang. As well as conf...
11:43 am - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Images of Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultras optional stylus and compatible case leak early
A case for the S21 Ultra with space for an optional S Pen. | Image: WinFuture Images of what appears to be an S Pen stylus and carrying case for Samsung’s upcoming G...
11:30 am - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Google workers announce plans to unionize
Photo credit should read TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images Google workers have announced plans to unionize with the Communications Workers of America (CWA). The Alphabet...
11:26 am - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the US, British judge rules
Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images A judge in the United Kingdom has denied Julian Assange’s extradition to the United States, where he faces espionage charges for his w...
11:02 am - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Microsoft planning sweeping visual rejuvenation of Windows
Microsoft is planning a “sweeping visual rejuvenation of Windows” that is designed to signal to users of the operating system that “Windows is BACK.” That’s according...
09:54 am - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge This LG display transforms from flat to curved for immersive gaming
Curved screens can offer a more immersive experience while gaming. | Image; LG Display LG Display’s latest prototype is a 48-inch flexible OLED panel that can be bent...
02:38 am - Mon, January 4, 2021
The Verge Quibi reportedly in talks to sell its shows to Roku
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Failed mobile-first streaming service Quibi is in advanced discussions to sell the rights to its content library to Roku, a...
11:38 pm - Sun, January 3, 2021
The Verge Samsung officially confirms Galaxy S21 event for January 14th
Image: Android Police Samsung will officially be announcing its latest lineup of Galaxy flagship phones — rumored to be the Galaxy S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra — on...
09:26 pm - Sun, January 3, 2021
The Verge Some T-Mobile customers call records may have been accessed in a recent breach
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile suffered a security breach in December that may have exposed call-related information and phone numbers for some of its...
05:50 pm - Sun, January 3, 2021
The Verge New trailers: Land, The Human Voice, and Pretend Its a City
Robin Wright in Land | Focus Features The best thing I have watched in 2021 so far is the Ratatouille TikTok musical, it’s charming and the performances —by some bi...
09:50 pm - Sat, January 2, 2021
The Verge SolarWinds hack may be much worse than originally feared
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Russia-linked SolarWinds hack which targeted US government agencies and private corporations may be even worse than official...
07:08 pm - Sat, January 2, 2021
The Verge The delightful Ratatouille TikTok musical has already sold more than $1 million in tickets
Titus Burgess as Remy in Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical The TikTok Ratatouille musical— aka the Ratatousical— debuted online on New Year’s Day and has already so...
05:55 pm - Sat, January 2, 2021
The Verge Apple will let Amphetamine app stay in the App Store after wrongly telling developer it violated App Store rules
Amphetamine’s developer says Apple told him to change the app’s name and remove the pill from its logo The developer of Amphetamine, an app that prevents Macs from ...
03:07 pm - Sat, January 2, 2021
The Verge Tesla fell just short of delivering 500,000 vehicles in 2020
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla fell just shy of hitting CEO Elon Musk’s goal of delivering 500,000 vehicles in 2020, the company announced Saturday, ha...
11:39 pm - Fri, January 1, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 website promised free DLC in early 2021 but dont bet on soon
Image: CD Projekt Red In my opinion, Cyberpunk 2077 isn’t quite the disaster some have suggested. The game is fun. The bugs are fun! The bugs that really, really were...
10:34 pm - Fri, January 1, 2021
The Verge Googles Wing warns new drone laws may have unintended consequences for privacy
Image: Wing This past week, the US government made the single biggest, most impactful set of changes to drone law we’ve yet seen — ruling that almost every drone in...
07:40 pm - Fri, January 1, 2021
The Verge How we exercised during quarantine
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge With all the mental burdens that came with living in 2020 — including gyms closing their doors — many have found it toug...
04:30 pm - Fri, January 1, 2021
The Verge Samsung appears to have a new Tile competitor on the way
Photos: Samsung / 91mobiles Samsung seems to be close to launching a new Tile-like device for tracking lost items. The tracker, likely called the Galaxy SmartTag, has b...
03:15 pm - Fri, January 1, 2021
The Verge New York City subway now supports tap-to-pay at all stations
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge You can now gain entry to any station of the New York City Subway with the tap of a phone, instead of the (famously finicky)...
08:17 pm - Thu, December 31, 2020
The Verge Microsoft says hackers were able to see some of its source code
As Microsoft continues to investigate the massive SolarWinds attack, the company says it has discovered that its systems were infiltrated “beyond just the presence of malicio...
05:44 pm - Thu, December 31, 2020
The Verge Adobe Flash rides off into the sunset
Adobe Flash Logo Adobe scheduled to end support for its famous Flash on December 31st, 2020, and today is the day. While Adobe won’t start blocking Flash content unti...
05:00 pm - Thu, December 31, 2020
The Verge Trumps fight to overthrow election now falls to the guy who invented the CueCat
The CueCat barcode scanner | Tomkinsc In a hopeless attempt to overthrow an American election, a ridiculous cast of characters has heeded outgoing President Donald Trum...
04:15 pm - Thu, December 31, 2020
The Verge Instagram has once again dropped the ball on a top nine year in review feature
It’s New Year’s Eve, which means that your Instagram feed — if it’s anything like mine — is probably filled with people posting “top nine” grids of their most lik...
03:00 pm - Thu, December 31, 2020
The Verge 17 great games on Google Play Pass for your new 2020 Android phone
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge If you just got a brand-new Android phone for the holidays, you probably want to play some games on your shiny device. Luckily,...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 31, 2020
The Verge We deserve The Muppet Great Gatsby
Image: Disney When the clock strikes midnight this New Year’s, The Great Gatsby and other works copyrighted in 1925 will enter the public domain, becoming freely avai...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 31, 2020
The Verge 8 great Apple Arcade games for your new 2020 iPhone or iPad
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge This time last year, Apple Arcade was still a fledgling service, but one with a lot of potential. For $5 a month, you could ...
01:02 am - Thu, December 31, 2020
The Verge This maker built a working Batman grappling gun in only a year
Built IRL If you’ve ever watched a Batman movie or played Just Cause, you’ve probably thought “wow, using a grappling hook would be so much fun.” YouTuber Built...
12:24 am - Thu, December 31, 2020
The Verge ESPN Plus is raising its annual subscription price to $59.99 in 2021
The cost for an annual subscription for ESPN Plus subscribers will increase from $49.99 to $59.99 in 2021, according to Variety. ESPN raised the monthly price of ESPN Plus earl...