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11:20 pm - Sat, February 27, 2021
The Verge FDA authorizes one-dose COVID-19 vaccine
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration has authorized the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine,...
06:31 pm - Sat, February 27, 2021
The Verge Microsofts unreleased Xbox Game Streaming app for Windows includes touch controls, gyro, and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is finalizing its Xbox Game Streaming app for Windows PCs, which includes access to streaming games from the company...
06:31 pm - Sat, February 27, 2021
The Verge Microsofts Xbox Game Streaming app for Windows includes touch controls, gyro, and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is finalizing its Xbox Game Streaming app for Windows PCs, which includes access to streaming games from the company...
05:09 pm - Sat, February 27, 2021
The Verge Judge approves $650 million Facebook privacy settlement over facial recognition feature
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A federal judge on Friday gave final approval to a $650 million Facebook class action privacy settlement and ordered the 1.6 mil...
04:00 pm - Sat, February 27, 2021
The Verge So you want to start reading comics?
WandaVision’s first season is just about to end, but Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Black Widow, Loki, Justice League, Suicide Squad, The Batman, GCPD, and Peacemaker are jus...
03:00 pm - Sat, February 27, 2021
The Verge Vaccine centers embrace stickers and selfie stations
Photo by JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images The best picture I’ve seen this week was a selfie from my father-in-law who just got his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccin...
02:05 pm - Sat, February 27, 2021
The Verge Sonys PlayStation Network experiencing outage Saturday
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge An outage of Sony’s PlayStation Network that began Friday afternoon appeared to be persisting on Saturday morning. According to an u...
02:00 pm - Sat, February 27, 2021
The Verge Here are this weeks best gadget deals all in one place
Image: Square Enix This week’s batch of deals runs the gamut of gadgets and games. Whether you’re a music fan who’s looking to outfit their tech repertoire with n...
01:31 am - Sat, February 27, 2021
The Verge Go read this report about how selling safe masks online is surprisingly hard
Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images A new report from The New York Times’ Andrew Jacobs digs into how mask policies on tech platforms that have allowed novelty masks ...
12:32 am - Sat, February 27, 2021
The Verge Stadia version of Terraria is back in production after developer reconciles with Google
Image: Re-Logic Earlier this month, Terraria co-creator Andrew Spinks announced that his studio Re-Logic would cancel a Google Stadia port. However, the developer annou...
11:06 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Stadia version of Terraria is back in production after developer reconciles with Google
Image: Re-Logic Earlier this month, Terraria co-creator Andrew Spinks announced that his studio Re-Logic would cancel a Google Stadia port. However, the developer annou...
10:54 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge This TikTok Tom Cruise impersonator is using deepfake tech to impressive ends
Not pictured: Tom Cruise | Image: @deeptomcruise on TikTok What’s better than an ultra-high-tech, Mission: Impossible-style mask? The deepfake technology this TikToke...
10:22 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Persona 5 Strikers is a perfect excuse to reunite with the Phantom Thieves
Atlus is a master of weird spinoffs. In the past, the developer has revamped its RPG series Persona as dungeon crawlers, brawlers, and rhythm games. Heroes have bounded through...
10:21 pm - Fri, February 26, 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 ...
10:06 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine backed by independent FDA committee
Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images An independent committee of vaccine experts has unanimously recommended that the Food and Drug Administration authoriz...
10:05 pm - Fri, February 26, 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...
10:01 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Netflix teams up again with Ghost in the Shell studio Production I.G for a Terminator anime
Image: TriStar Pictures Netflix is pairing up with renowned Japanese anime studio Production I.G for an animated TV series set in the Terminator universe. The company i...
09:49 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Facebooks new app Bars will let you rap over premade beats
Image: BARS Despite being an annoying hipster, I definitely did not see this one coming: Facebook is releasing an app that will let users post and share videos of them ...
09:04 pm - Fri, February 26, 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...
08:31 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Two new reports reveal the depths of Stadias struggles
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Two new reports from Bloomberg and Wired have shed light on some of Google’s failures in building its Stadia cloud gaming ...
07:44 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Texans with disabilities left vulnerable after deep freeze
Volunteers with the Living Hope Wheelchair Association distributed water and supplies to people after Texas’ deep freeze. | Image: Living Hope Wheelchair Association ...
07:20 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge How to import your passwords to Apples iCloud Keychain via Safari
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’re moving from LastPass (or another password manager you’re dissatisfied with), you may be tempted to simply go with ...
07:12 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Fisker Inc. has completely dropped solid-state batteries
Henrik Fisker has abandoned his electric vehicle startup’s effort to create a solid-state battery, the Fisker Inc. founder told The Verge in a recent interview. “It’s th...
07:04 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing a new Superman film produced by J.J. Abrams
Photo by Cheriss May / NurPhoto via Getty Images Celebrated author and essayist Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing a new Superman film that will be produced by J.J. Abrams, Sh...
05:30 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Heres where and when you can buy the PS5
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update February 26th, 2021 12:30PM ET: Best Buy currently has PS5 and PS5 digital editions in stock. You can find more information on ...
05:23 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge The PS5 is back in stock at Best Buy
Sony PS5 | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony’s latest gaming console, the PS5, is one of many gaming gadgets that are pretty hard to find in stock right now due ...
05:14 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge As WandaVision nears its end, episode 8 looks through the past
The path to WandaVision hasn’t been an easy one for Kevin Feige and the Marvel Studios team. Well, at least the path to Wanda Maximoff. Wanda Maximoff, one of the most power...
05:05 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Best Buy has stock available for the Xbox Series X and S right now
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Update February 26th, 2021 12:05PM: Best Buy still has both consoles in stock, but the retailer is releasing small waves of inventory ev...
05:03 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Watch 2020s hurricane season unfold in a mesmerizing four-minute timelapse
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio This week, NASA released a grim four-minute timelapse of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, a mesmeriz...
05:03 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Batmans next comic series is a Fortnite crossover
DC Comics and Fortnite developer Epic Games are joining forces on a new Batman and Fortnite-themed crossover comic book. The six-issue miniseries, titled Batman / Fortnite: Zer...
04:26 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Heres where and when you can buy the Xbox Series S and Series X consoles
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update February 26th, 2021 11:26AM ET: Best Buy has stock available for both the Xbox Series X and Series S. You can find additional i...
04:10 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Shadow and Bones first trailer teases Netflixs next big hit
Netflix is constantly looking for its next big franchise hit — a new Stranger Things or The Witcher. And the trailer for Shadow and Bone teases that the upcoming fantasy seri...
03:49 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Watch three minutes of New Pokmon Snap gameplay
During today’s Pokémon Presents presentation, the company unveiled new gameplay footage for New Pokémon Snap, the long-awaited sequel to the N64 classic. The new footage sh...
03:44 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge What will changing Section 230 mean for the internet?
A virtual symposium on the internet’s most important law Continue reading… ...
03:42 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: 2021 plans for Spotify, Paramount Plus, and 5G
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast The Vergecast, our chat show to discuss this week in tech news featuring ...
03:21 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Pokmon Legends: Arceus is an open-world RPG coming to the Switch
At a special live-streamed event today, The Pokémon Company revealed something fans having been waiting a long time for: an open-world Pokémon adventure. The next major entry...
03:18 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Pokmon Diamond and Pearl are getting remakes for Nintendo Switch
Pokémon Diamond and Pearl will be remade for Nintendo Switch. The Pokémon Company announced the news today during a special Pokémon Presents broadcast. Pokémon Brilliant Di...
02:56 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge The Final Fantasy VII Remake with a freePS5upgrade is $30
Image: Square Enix Yesterday, Square Enix announced that it plans to release an enhanced version of Final Fantasy VII Remake for PS5, and there is a free next-gen upgra...
02:38 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge FCC authorizes $50 discounts for low-income households internet bills
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to adopt a program that provides emergency discounts of up t...
02:00 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Citizen will now tell you why helicopters are flying overhead
Citizen Citizen, the app that turns everyone into a crime reporter, now wants to track helicopters. The company announced today that it’s introducing helicopter track...
01:53 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge The best noise-canceling headphones to buy right now
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Get some peace and quiet with the best noise-canceling headphones for a variety of uses Continue reading… ...
01:40 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Monster Hunter Rise was made for the Switch, and its coming to PC, too
Capcom finds itself in an interesting position with Monster Hunter Rise, its new title for the Nintendo Switch. 2018’s Monster Hunter World was a huge triumph, bringing the s...
01:18 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge PS4 andPS5owners can get Final Fantasy VII Remake for free withPlayStationPlus in March
Final Fantasy VII Remake, the modern retelling of the 1997 PlayStation classic, will be free for PlayStation Plus subscribers beginning March 2nd. It is important to note the P...
01:00 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge LG Stylo 6 review: great stylus features, sketchy performance
Its built-in stylus is useful and enjoyable, but the Stylo 6 is too slow to recommend Continue reading… ...
12:35 pm - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Security researcher recommends against LastPass after detailing 7 trackers
Image: LastPass A security researcher is recommending against LastPass password manager after detailing seven trackers found in the Android app, The Register reports. A...
10:54 am - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Nvidia starts boosting frame rates by up to 10 percent on 30-series GPUs
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Nvidia has started to roll out support for Resizable BAR, a feature of PCI Express that can boost frame rates in certain games by up to ...
10:27 am - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Apple forced to add iPhone and MacBook repairability scores to comply with French law
The repairability score can be seen on the lower right of the product page. | Screenshot: Apple.com Apple has added iPhone and MacBook repairability scores to its onlin...
08:42 am - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Sony will reportedly enable PS5 SSD expansion this summer
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony will allow the PlayStation 5 to make use of expanded SSD storage from this summer, according to a report in Bloomberg. The functi...
02:36 am - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Sony winds down Japan Studio to focus on Astros Playroom team
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony has confirmed that Japan Studio, its internal video game developer based in Tokyo, will essentially wind down and refocus around ...
02:11 am - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Cloud Strifes muscle mass onPS5: a very important investigation
Image: Square Enix Square Enix just announced Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade, a PS5-enhanced version of FF7 Remake that includes graphical improvements like “imp...
01:18 am - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Activision admits the complete Call of Duty experience no longer fits on an original PS4
Image: Activision The latest Call of Duty game collection may now be too big to fit the base 500GB PlayStation 4 hard drive (via IGN). According to the official Call of...
01:10 am - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Telegram update adds auto-delete option to all messages, expiring invites, and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Telegram is updating its messaging app with options for auto-deleting messages, expiring invite links, and new unlimited groups,...
12:58 am - Fri, February 26, 2021
The Verge Halo Infinite is looking a lot better in these 4K screenshots
Full-size image here. | Image: 343 Industries We got our first look at Halo Infinite, the next game in Microsoft’s huge franchise, back in July, and the results were....
11:56 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Apple releases macOS update to prevent damage from third-party docks and dongles
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple is once again releasing an update to prevent a charging problem from killing MacBooks — this time it’s to fix a problem wher...
11:32 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy VII Remakes amazing soundtrack hits Spotify and Apple Music tomorrow
Image: Square Enix Final Fantasy VII Remake’s soundtrack will be available to stream on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music Unlimited, and other music subscription ser...
11:23 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis compiles the entire FFVII timeline into one mobile game
Image: Square Enix Square Enix announced two mobile games set in the Final Fantasy VII universe today. One is a battle royale game aiming for a 2021 release, and the ot...
11:00 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy VII is getting a prequel thats also a mobile battle royale
The enhanced version of Final Fantasy VII Remake for the PS5 wasn’t the only Midgar-related news today. Square Enix also revealed an even bigger surprise: a battle royale for...
10:38 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy VII Remake is getting a huge PS5 update with a new Yuffie episode
The world of Final Fantasy VII Remake is getting bigger with a new episode featuring new characters — like Yuffie Kisaragi — and big quality-of-life changes for the PlaySta...
10:35 pm - Thu, February 25, 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… ...
10:33 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge AT&T spins out DirecTV as a $16B company, a quarter of what it paid in 2015
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T today announced plans to spin out its various video businesses — DirecTV, AT&T TV, and U-Verse — into a new com...
10:25 pm - Thu, February 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...
10:18 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Nikola stops work on electric watercraft and ATV projects
Image: Nikola Motors Zero-emission trucking company Nikola has shuttered its so-called Powersports division and is pausing work on an electric personal watercraft and o...
10:12 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge TikTok reaches $92 million settlement over nationwide privacy lawsuit
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has agreed to pay $92 million to settle a class action lawsuit over alleged privacy violations, which included claims tha...
10:00 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Hulus animated MODOK series looks like Robot Chicken meets Marvel
Hulu has released the first trailer for MODOK, its upcoming animated show that will see Patton Oswalt voice the titular Marvel villain in a more light-hearted, Robot Chicken-st...
09:52 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge The next Dragon Age will reportedly be single-player only amid other shifts at EA
Image: EA The next Dragon Age game will no longer have multiplayer aspects, according to a new Bloomberg report. The game, made by EA-owned studio BioWare, had reported...
09:51 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Oxford lab studying the coronavirus was victim of a cyberattack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Oxford University disclosed on Thursday that one of its research labs dedicated in part to studying COVID-19 suffered a cyberatt...
09:37 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Facebook says it wont loosen COVID-19 policies after Oversight Board request
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has decided whether to adopt recommendations the Facebook Oversight Board made last month when the board decided its fi...
09:33 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Bungie addresses major Destiny 2 player complaints with massive changes on the horizon
Image: Bungie Destiny 2, Bungie’s long-running online sci-fi shooter, has a year of substantial changes ahead of it, according to a new roadmap the studio detailed in...
09:14 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Facebook now wants to make Hey Facebook a thing
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Facebook has introduced a new “Hey Facebook” wake word for its family of Portal smart displays and the Oculus Quest platform. The c...
09:14 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Xbox Live is down with users unable to sign in
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox Live service is down, preventing users from signing in to the service. The Xbox Live problems started at arou...
08:33 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Fisker quietly settled trade secret spat with VW-backed battery company
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Fisker Inc. quietly settled a previously unreported trade secret lawsuit with Volkswagen-backed solid-state battery company QuantumSc...
08:00 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge A court is forcing Valve to tell Apple how much money 436 different PC games made
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Valve has been compelled by a California court to provide sales data on more than 400 Steam games to Apple and possibly reveal i...
07:52 pm - Thu, February 25, 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...
07:46 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Twitch, owned by Amazon, pulls Amazons anti-union ads
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch is removing the anti-union ads that its parent company, Amazon, was running on the platform. The ads showed Amazon employ...
07:30 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Walmart will have the Xbox Series X / S available at 3PM ET today
Microsoft’s Xbox Series X | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you missed Target’s early morning Xbox Series X restocks today, you have another chance today to se...
07:29 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Heres where and when you can buy the Xbox Series S and Series X consoles
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update February 25th, 2021 12:36PM ET: Walmart plans to restock both the Xbox Series X and Series S today. You can find additional inf...
07:17 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge A $329 Nvidia RTX 3060 was impossible to find, but you could give Neweggs raffle a try
Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge Nvidia supposedly launched a $329 graphics card today, the GeForce RTX 3060, but I’ve yet to see much proof. Orders began today a...
07:04 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge The Houses three big ideas to take on tech power
Last year, House Judiciary Committee lawmakers topped off a yearslong investigation into anti-competitive behavior in the tech industry by bringing in some of the most powerful...
07:00 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge How one of Googles massive undersea cables detects earthquakes
An operator works during the mooring of an undersea fiber optic cable at Arrietara beach near the Spanish Basque village of Sopelana on June 13, 2017. | Photo by Ander Gillenea...
06:46 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Jeff Bezos Blue Origin delays New Glenn debut to late 2022
An illustration showing Blue Origin’s New Glenn rocket standing on its launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Florida. | Blue Origin Blue Origin is delaying the debut launch of...
06:33 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Twitter planning a feature to let you auto-block and mute abusive accounts
Twitter safety mode mockup. | Image: Twitter Twitter plans to introduce a way for you to automatically block and mute abusive accounts, the company announced at its Ana...
05:57 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Where to buy Nvidias RTX 3060 graphics card
EVGA’s RTX 3060 graphics card | Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge Nvidia’s new RTX 3060 will be available to purchase starting on Thursday, February 25th at 9AM P...
05:48 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge The Xbox Series X and S are available again at Target
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Update February 25th, 2021 12:48PM ET: Both GameStop and Target have run out of stock. If you are looking to buy the Xbox Series X, Walm...
05:36 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Heres where and when you can buy the Xbox Series S and Series X consoles
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update February 25th, 2021 12:36PM ET: Walmart plans to restock both the Xbox Series X today. You can find additional information here...
05:35 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Go read this piece about why you may be seeing a lot of city pop in your feeds
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge City pop is a genre defined by nostalgia. Though, as Cat Zhang writes, that nostalgia is algorithmically generated — and its r...
05:33 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Walmart will have the Xbox Series X available at 3PM ET today
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you missed Target’s early morning Xbox Series X restocks today, you have another chance today to secure Microsoft’s next-gen co...
05:16 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Oculus reapproved Virtual Desktops native PC streaming feature for Quest headsets
The Virtual Desktop app for the Oculus Quest has been updated to enable the wireless streaming of PC VR games natively over Wi-Fi, eliminating the need to go through the comple...
05:04 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Spotify will let you filter your liked songs by mood and genre
Spotify Spotify’s making it easier to parse your liked songs. The company is rolling out a new feature today that’ll let users filter their liked songs by genre and...
05:04 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Mailchimp employees have complained about inequality for years is anyone listening?
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Behind the claims of sexism and racism at Atlanta’s premier tech startup Continue reading… ...
04:51 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Just 10 percent of the new Postal Service fleet will be electric
Image: USPS Only 10 percent of the United States Postal Service’s new fleet of mail trucks will be battery-powered despite President Biden’s desire to convert the e...
04:41 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge No, They Werent Dead the Whole Time
Photo-Illustration: by Vulture; Photo by Mario Perez/ABC An oral history of Lost’s daring, divisive finale, our last truly communal broadcast TV experience. C...
04:00 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Apple Fitness Plus review: easy mode
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge A starter pack for exercise Continue reading… ...
03:45 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Paramount Plus is proof weve hit peak streaming
Something my mom said about the recent streaming landscape stuck with me while watching a three-hour event for Paramount Plus. “I’m sometimes searching on Netflix, Amazon P...
03:31 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Sun probe surprises NASA with incredible photo of Venus
A photo of the nightside of Venus taken by the Wide-field Imager on Parker Solar Probe. | NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Naval Research Laboratory/Guillermo Stenborg and Brendan Gallag...
03:26 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Coinbase reveals $1.2 billion revenue in plans to go public
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Coinbase has publicly filed paperwork to list its stock on the NASDAQ exchange, a huge step forward in the first major public of...
03:11 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge India sets stricter rules for social media giants
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge India has announced new regulations for social networks and other web services in the country, particularly “significant socia...
03:07 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Amazon Music is now available on Google TV and Android TV
Amazon Music is finally coming to Google’s set-top box operating systems, with a new app rolling out for Google TV (currently just available on the latest Chromecast) and And...
03:00 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge The Framework Laptop is an upgradable, customizable 13-inch notebook coming this spring
Framework A San Francisco-based startup called Framework has just launched an ambitious project: a thin, lightweight productivity laptop that it claims can be “upgrad...
02:59 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Zack Snyders Army of the Dead is a big Vegas heist movie coming to Netflix with zombies
CLAY ENOS/NETFLIX Netflix’s next big-budget action movie is almost here: Army of the Dead from director Zack Snyder sees a squad of mercenaries battling their way int...
02:58 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Listen to Post Malone cover Hootie & the Blowfish for Pokmons 25th anniversary
On Saturday, Post Malone will hold a virtual concert to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Pokémon franchise. If that combination wasn’t strange enough, today, he reveale...
02:46 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge First trailer for Pixars Luca follows two sea monster best friends trying to enjoy a summer in Italy
Trying to find friends can be stressful on its own, but when you’re a sea monster trying to blend in with the residents of an Italian town who just so happen to hate sea mons...
02:00 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Scientists created this seaweed to save the planet
A new seaweed-based supplement could reduce a potent greenhouse gas released in burps — sheep burps, that is. Diana Zlotnikov is a farmer in New York with plenty of burping ...
02:00 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge How to watch Sonys State of Play live stream today
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge PlayStation fans, rejoice. Sony is hosting the first State of Play live stream of 2021 today. The 30-minute presentation will fe...
02:00 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge One of Las Vegas biggest hotels will soon have a podcast studio in its lobby
Wynn Resorts Podcast studios are now a Las Vegas attraction. Wynn Resorts announced today that it’s investing $3.5 million in Blue Wire, a sports podcasting network, ...
02:00 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 review: $329 with an asterisk sign
No Founder’s Edition this time, so say hello to EVGA Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Pokmon might be famous for its games, but it also has some great gadgets
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Pokémon might be renowned for its cooperative gameplay, delightful spinoffs, and making an intimidating genre approachable, but the fra...
01:03 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Heres where and when you can buy the PS5
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update February 25th, 8:03AM ET: Sony’s PlayStation 5 with the disc drive is currently available for purchase at Target, while suppl...
01:00 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge The Verges favorite audio gear
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Ever since Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville recorded an almost undecipherable version of the French song “Au Clair de la Lune” in...
01:00 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Nerf reveals Hyper, its next-gen high capacity blasters with the fastest reloads ever
Nerf maker Hasbro has heard you loud and clear, Adam Savages of the world: you want to be able to shoot foam projectiles for days, without carrying around a belt full of magazi...
12:53 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge PS5is again in stock at Target
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The PlayStation 5 is Sony’s latest gaming console and just like Microsoft’s Xbox Series X / S it’s in high demand and limited su...
12:34 pm - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Steams multiplayer game streaming now works with friends without Steam accounts
Image: Valve Steam’s Remote Play Together feature, which lets you stream local multiplayer games with friends over the internet, will no longer require every player t...
11:14 am - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Zoom adding automatic closed captioning for all free accounts
Zoom has previously supported AI-generated closed captions for paid accounts. | Image: Zoom Zoom plans to roll out support for automatic closed captioning to free accou...
09:57 am - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Google TV will include a new Basic mode to make your smart TV, dumb
The basic TV option reportedly appears at setup. | Image: Google / 9to5Google Google TV, the search giant’s latest attempt at TV software, will include a new “Basi...
07:07 am - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Overcast overhauls its Apple Watch app
A new update to popular podcast player Overcast includes a major overhaul of its Apple Watch app. The Apple Watch support is notable at a time when third-party app development ...
05:30 am - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge PUBG: New State is a futuristic new battle royale game for Android and iOS
The PUBG universe is expanding with a new mobile title for iOS and Android called PUBG: New State, which catapults the battle royale ahead in time for a more futuristic take on...
04:03 am - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Australia passes law requiring Facebook and Google to pay for news content
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Australian government has passed a new law requiring Google and Facebook to negotiate with news outlets to pay for their con...
01:47 am - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Google says its working to get Hey Google working on Wear OS again
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Activating the Google Assistant by saying “Hey Google” has been broken for months, according to a report from 9to5Google. Google t...
01:45 am - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Go read this story about a plane crash survivor who researches memory and trauma
DARPA Wired has done an amazing piece on Margaret McKinnon, a researcher who survived a traumatic plane crash, then went on to become a leader in the field of memory an...
12:36 am - Thu, February 25, 2021
The Verge Everything to know about Paramount Plus, ViacomCBSs new version of CBS All Access
In just over a week, CBS All Access will become Paramount Plus, a rebranded version of the streaming service launching on March 4th. Paramount Plus will use combined franchise...
11:57 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Everything to know about Paramount Plus, ViacomCBSs new version of CBS All Access
In just over a week, CBS All Access will become Paramount Plus, a rebranded version of the streaming service launching on March 4th. Paramount Plus will use combined franchise...
11:53 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Nvidia made $5 billion during a GPU shortage and expects to do it again in Q1
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nvidia has shared its Q4 2021 earnings, and despite the company’s GPUs being in extremely low supply, it didn’t seem to hurt...
11:18 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Watch the trailer for the Rugrats reboot headed to Paramount Plus
Image: Nickelodeon A Rugrats reboot is headed to the new streaming service Paramount Plus this spring, ViacomCBS announced today. The show is described as a “reimagin...
11:08 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Nickelodeon creates Avatar Studios to create new Avatar, Legend of Korra content
Photo: Nickelodeon ViacomCBS has announced a new studio based entirely around Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. Avatar Studios will create “origina...
10:58 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Star Trek: Prodigy will debut on Paramount Plus first before heading to Nickelodeon
Paramount Plus is getting another Star Trek show, the company announced at its kickoff event: Star Trek: Prodigy, the animated kid-friendly spinoff of the iconic franchise. Pro...
10:57 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Mission: Impossible 7 will stream on Paramount Plus just 45 days after it hits theaters
Image: Paramount Pictures Paramount is dramatically shortening the space between theatrical and streaming releases for some of its biggest films, with the company annou...
10:39 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Frasier revival in development for Paramount Plus
Frasier is coming back — this time to Paramount Plus. Kelsey Grammer will play the famous psychiatrist that found a legion of fans when the show aired on NBC in the ‘90s i...
10:38 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077s next big patch delayed to second half of March after studio hack
Image: CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077’s next big patch has been delayed following developer CD Projekt Red’s disclosure that it fell victim to a ransomware attack ea...
10:30 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Niantic permabanned a million cheaters since the start of 2020
Niantic Pokémon Go creator Niantic has published a blog post detailing some of its anti-cheat efforts, and it seems the company has been busy. Since the start of 2020,...
10:28 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Shows based on Italian Job, Fatal Attraction, Flashdance, and more heading to Paramount Plus
A series based on Michael Caine’s 1969 Italian Job is in the works for Paramount Plus. The original film was remade in 2003 and starred Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Ed Nor...
09:50 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Biden signs executive order calling for semiconductor supply chain review
President Biden signed an executive order Wednesday addressing growing concern over a global semiconductor shortage hampering the production of goods like automobiles and smart...
09:43 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Watch composer Yuzo Koshiro play his iconic chiptunes through an NEC PC-88
Photo by Yuzo Koshiro / Twitter It’s not hard to listen to your favorite video game soundtracks online. Just load YouTube or some other music streaming services, and ...
09:41 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Reddit is down for many as GME goes up
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Reddit’s status page currently shows a major outage, and many of The Verge’s staff are unable to load it. Loading the site r...
09:24 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Showtimes live-action Halo TV show is now a Paramount Plus exclusive
Image: Microsoft/343 Industries Showtime’s upcoming Halo TV series is getting a new home — the live-action adaptation of the popular sci-fi shooters will now debut ...
09:21 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge GameStop stock just jumped 100 percent, and WallStreetBets is ecstatic
Image: Joe Weisenthal GameStop is up... again, by a lot. Before market close on Wednesday, the video game retailer’s shares started to soar, and GME just closed at $9...
09:08 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge ViacomCBS touts nearly 30 million global subscribers just before Paramount Plus launches
With CBS All Access morphing into Paramount Plus in just over a week, the company is announcing a new subscriber milestone for its streaming platforms: nearly 30 million global...
08:26 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Gigabytes Aorus 15G is great at gaming, but not much else
Singularly focused but cool under pressure Continue reading… ...
07:56 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Tubi inks anime streaming deal with One Piece studio Toei Animation
Tubi, the free streaming service run by Fox Entertainment, has struck a deal with Toei Animation to bring some of the studio’s work to the platform. The deal includes six One...
07:54 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge AMD is unveiling a new Radeon RX 6000 GPU in March
AMD’s Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge AMD has announced a new hardware event for next month, where the company plans to unveil the next GPU in...
07:54 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge AMD is announcing a new Radeon RX 6000 GPU in March
AMD’s Radeon RX 6800 XT GPU | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge AMD has announced a new hardware event for next month, where the company plans to unveil the next GPU in...
07:44 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Beats Solo Pro noise-canceling headphones are available for the lowest price ever
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Woot is offering the best sale price we’ve seen yet on the Beats Solo Pro noise-canceling headphones. Normally $300, the light blue a...
07:30 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge The best Chromebook for 2021
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge The best Chromebooks for every user Continue reading… ...
07:22 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge EA cancels Anthems big revamp but will keep the game running
Image: BioWare After putting a pin in short-term updates and expansions to focus on a “longer-term redesign” of the game, EA announced today that it will be canceli...
07:16 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Left out of boil water orders, some Texans may need to test wells
An unprecedented winter storm swept across Texas and left many of its residents without power and water for multiple days in Houston, Texas in February, 2021. Many residents ar...
06:43 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Lyft reinvents calling a cab
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Lyft is admitting that some part of traditional taxi services are worth emulating today by letting people in select Florida citi...
06:15 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Star Wars: The Bad Batch and Mighty Ducks get Disney Plus release dates
Disney Plus is getting a ton of new shows in the next few months, with Disney releasing the schedule of premiere dates for new original shows for March through July. Along wit...
06:15 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge One Medical gave COVID-19 vaccines to ineligible people, NPR report says
Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Health care company One Medical gave COVID-19 vaccines to people who were ineligible under local guidelines, including frien...
06:07 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge iRobot says itll be a few weeks until it can clean up its latest Roomba software update mess
Image: iRobot iRobot, maker of the robotic Roomba vacuums, has confirmed to The Verge that a software update has been causing issues for some users of its i7 and s9 rob...
05:46 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge The next Spider-Man movie will be titled Spider-Man: No Way Home
The next Spider-Man movie starring Tom Holland will be titled Spider-Man: No Way Home. The movie will be out only in theaters on December 17th, 2021. The announcement was revea...
05:37 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Facebook will match Googles $1 billion news investment after Australia showdown
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Facebook said it plans to invest an additional $1 billion in the news industry over the next three years as a sign of commitment to ...
05:33 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Marvels Loki series will premiere on Disney Plus on June 11th
Loki, the Tom Hiddleston-starring series about Asgard’s god of mischief, will land on Disney Plus on June 11th, Marvel Studios announced today. The series was described by M...
05:07 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Hyundai recalls Kona EVs over battery fire risk
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Hyundai is finally recalling some 76,000 Kona EVs built between 2018 and 2020 after more than a dozen reported fires related...
04:49 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Heres where and when you can buy the Xbox Series S and Series X consoles
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update February 24th, 2021 11:48AM ET: Both the Xbox Series X and Series S are currently available at GameStop starting at $299.99. Yo...
04:43 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge The Xbox Series X and S are available at GameStop
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge The Xbox Series X and Series S consoles have been available to purchase since last fall, but actually finding one to buy has been extrem...
04:40 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077s next big patch delayed to second half of March after studio hack
Image: CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077’s next big patch has been delayed following developer CD Projekt Red’s disclosure that it fell victim to a ransomware attack ea...
04:30 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge The NYPD deploys a robot dog again
Photo illustration by William Joel | Video by Daniel Valls The cyberpunk dystopia is here! (If you weren’t aware: I’m sorry. You’re living in a cyberpunk dystopia...
04:28 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge How to score a COVID-19 vaccine appointment
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge One of the most frustrating tasks for many of us these days is finding how and where to get an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccin...
04:24 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Joby Aviation is going public, reveals its electric aircraft in flight for the first time
Joby Aviation, the electric aviation company based in Northern California, is the latest futuristic mobility company to go public via a reverse merger with a special purpose ac...
03:59 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Razers Kiyo Pro doesnt deliver all the goods a $200 webcam should
This lens-shaped webcam has some tricks up its sleeve, but at a high cost Continue reading… ...
03:45 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Johnson & Johnsons single-shotvaccineis effective, FDA confirms
Johnson & Johnson vaccine vials at the Klerksdorp Hospital in South Africa. | Photo by Phill Magakoe / AFP via Getty Images The one-dose COVID-19 vaccine made by Jo...
03:36 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Cult classic Star Wars: Republic Commando is getting remastered for the PS4 and Switch
Image: Aspyr Media Star Wars: Republic Commando, the mid-2000s cult classic tactical first-person shooter, will get a new life on modern consoles when an HD remaster re...
03:33 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Diablo IVs art director on the gritty tone: Darkness does not mean bleakness
When Diablo II launched in 2000, it was praised for its grittiness, injecting a sense of realism into an otherwise dark, fantastical realm. With Diablo III, things went in a mo...
03:22 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Foxconn will build a new electric vehicle for Fisker
Image: Fisker Inc. iPhone-maker Foxconn has agreed to build electric vehicles for Fisker Inc., the eponymous EV startup of automotive designer Henrik Fisker. In a memor...
03:08 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge E-bikes are expensive, but this congressman wants to make them more affordable
Electric bikes can transform the way we live by replacing car trips, encouraging cities to improve their infrastructure, and decreasing the amount of carbon we emit into the at...
02:49 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge T-Mobile has 5G leverage and isnt afraid to use it
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile created a lot of buzz this week when it announced it was bringing back an unlimited plan without data throttling. In th...
02:35 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge YouTubes supervised experiences help parents choose what content their kids can see
Image: YouTube YouTube is announcing “supervised experiences,” a new set of restrictions that allows parents to better control what content their children can acces...
02:30 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Rings new Video Doorbell Pro 2 captures a taller image and has enhanced motion detection
Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2. | Image: Ring Ring has announced the latest model in its line of video doorbells, the Video Doorbell Pro 2. The Pro 2 is a new top-of-the-lin...
02:02 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge HP is buying gaming accessory brand HyperX for $425 million
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge HP has announced that it is acquiring gaming peripheral company HyperX for $425 million. The purchase will give HP a major foothol...
02:01 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Pokmons 25th anniversary: celebrating more than two decades of pocket monsters
Photo by Dani Deahl / The Verge Still haven’t caught ‘em all Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Pokmon makes an intimidating genre approachable
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Roleplaying games represent some of the most beloved titles ever created. Series like Final Fantasy or The Elder Scrolls are...
01:57 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Twitters new hacking label has already been hacked
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has started to label some tweets with a warning about materials “obtained through hacking.” This new label is appear...
01:26 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge You can now embed Pinterest Pins in Microsoft Word and OneNote
Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Microsoft is now allowing Word for web and OneNote users to embed Pinterest Pins into their documents. The new feat...
01:00 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Amazon Echo Show 10 review: Alexas next move
The new Show is the first smart display that can follow you around Continue reading… ...
12:31 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Nothing taps Teenage Engineering to design upcoming products
Image: Nothing Swedish electronics house Teenage Engineering, best known for its range of beautifully designed audio products, is working with Nothing on its upcoming p...
12:00 pm - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge TikTok removed more than 300,000 videos for election misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok removed over 340,000 videos in the US for breaking the platform’s rules on election misinformation, manipulation, or di...
11:32 am - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Amazon Luna cloud gaming now available on Fire TVs without an invite
Image: Amazon Amazon’s cloud-gaming service, Luna, is now available to try for free in the US on select Fire TV devices without an invitation, the company has announc...
11:00 am - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge A new browser extension blocks any websites that use Google, Facebook, Microsoft, or Amazon
The Economic Security Project is trying to make a point about big tech monopolies by releasing a browser plugin that will block any sites that reach out to IP addresses owned b...
10:00 am - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Biden to sign executive order calling for semiconductor supply chain review
President Biden is set to sign an executive order Wednesday to address growing concern over a global semiconductor shortage hampering the production of goods like automobiles a...
06:02 am - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge Frys Electronics is shutting its doors for good
Fry’s Electronics, one of the last big brick-and-mortar electronics store chains in the United States — and a Silicon Valley institution in particular — is permanently cl...
05:38 am - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge New Oculus Quest feature lets you mark your actual couch in VR
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A new Oculus Quest feature expands the headset’s Guardian mode by letting you mark your real couch as an object that’ll ...
01:00 am - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge LG will license its webOS software to other TV brands
Image: LG LG tonight announced that the company’s webOS smart TV platform will soon be found on TVs from other brands. RCA, Ayonz, and Konka are some of the companies...
12:25 am - Wed, February 24, 2021
The Verge California can finally enforce its landmark net neutrality law, judge rules
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Net neutrality died a horrible death in 2017, but things have just turned around: California’s landmark net neutrality law —...
11:45 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge GameStops CFO has resigned because of course he did
Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge GameStop CFO Jim Bell has resigned, and will be leaving the video game retailer for good on March 26th. That’s just over a month f...
11:12 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Stardew Valley is now a cooperative board game
Image: ConcernedApe Stardew Valley has been adapted into board game form and is available to purchase now for $55, according to the game’s developer Eric Barone (Conc...
10:39 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge The original voice of Siri makes an appearance in Persona 5 Strikers
Screenshot: Solax Archive on YouTube If you’ve spent the day playing through Persona 5 Strikers and noticed the voice of the in-game digital assistant sounded familia...
10:27 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge USPS unveils next-generation mail truck with electric drivetrain option
Image: USPS The United States Postal Service (USPS) has revealed its new mail truck after a years-long competition. The new truck will be built by Wisconsin-based defen...
10:14 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge You can now listen to WandaVisions latest spoiler-filled bop on Spotify and Apple Music
Image: Disney WandaVision’s seventh episode started to answer some of the biggest questions of the series, and — in line with its sitcom trappings — the show drop...
10:08 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge LinkedIn is back up after an outage
Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images LinkedIn is back up after a worldwide outage affecting users on both mobile and desktop. The Microsoft-owned social ne...
10:03 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Square goes even bigger on bitcoin with a new $170 million investment
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Square has just made another colossal investment in bitcoin, more than tripling its last investment in the cryptocurrency with...
09:42 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Samsung now lets you return a new Galaxy Z Fold 2 or Z Flip foldable after 100 days
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung is extending the return period for its newest foldable phones to 100 days, the company announced on Tuesday. That means buyers...
08:02 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Heres Michael Bolton singing about payment for order flow
Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images You know, when I think about the stock market, I don’t really think about Michael Bolton. But I guess Public — which refers to itse...
07:59 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge The thylacine remains extinct, but we still have pademelons
Benjamin, the last captive thylacine. | Photo by John Carnemolla / Corbis via Getty Images There was some excitement online yesterday as word spread that a family of th...
07:52 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Go read this report about the struggles of Dying Light 2 developer Techland
Image: Techland In 2018, game development studio Techland announced it would be developing a sequel to its survival horror hit Dying Light. The game was previously slat...
07:30 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge LinkedIn is down so you cant add anyone to your professional network
Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images LinkedIn is currently down worldwide, affecting users on both mobile and desktop. The Microsoft-owned social network f...
07:21 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Ankers MagSafe-compatible battery pack will stick to your iPhone on March 3rd
Image: Anker Anker has released a new MagSafe-compatible battery pack that can attach directly to your iPhone to offer charging without the need for a cable, 9to5Google...
07:10 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge How to leave LastPass and move to another password manager
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ever since LastPass announced that it was tweaking its free tier to only allow a single category of device — mobile or compute...
06:21 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Musicians are making funky remixes of the Wiis Mii Channel song, and they slap
Image: Alex Moukala While the Nintendo Wii might be most famous for ushering in an era of motion-based controls for console games, one of its most lasting legacies is t...
06:05 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Qualcomms new partnership aims to improve haptic feedback on Android devices
Qualcomm Haptic feedback on Android phones running the Snapdragon 888 chipset might get noticeably better starting in the second half of 2021. Qualcomm recently announc...
06:02 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Frogger is coming to the Peacock streaming service as a game show
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Konami’s Frogger game series is apparently getting turned into a game show, set to be streamed on NBC’s Peacock. The show’...
05:45 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Lenovos refreshed ThinkPads feature Ryzen 5000 mobile chips and 16:10 displays
Here’s the ThinkPad T14s Gen 2. | Lenovo Lenovo has announced a number of updates to its ThinkPad line. We’re getting upgrades to the lightweight ThinkPad X13 and c...
05:38 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Are The Office and Friends bets paying off for Peacock and HBO Max?
Image: NBC In mid-2020, Friends moved to HBO Max exclusively. On January 1st, 2021, The Office made a similar move, leaving Netflix to stream solely on Peacock. The sho...
05:10 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Join us for a live event about tech regulation
The most powerful companies on the internet have never been less popular in Washington, and industry-wide regulation has never seemed to close. So on March 1st at 2PM ET. The V...
05:06 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Theres a hidden message in the parachute of NASAs Mars rover
The view of NASA’s Perseverance rover looking up at its parachute, which reads “Dare Mighty Things” in a hidden code, while zooming through the Martian atmosphere before ...
05:02 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Tony Hawks Pro Skater remaster coming to PS5, Xbox Series X, and Switch
Tony Hawk in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2. | Image: Activision The very good remaster of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 is hitting next-gen consoles and the Ninte...
05:01 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Google Maps finally rolls out dark mode on Android
The Google Maps app is getting a true dark mode, at least on Android. The company announced today that it is finally widely releasing the dark theme option that it’s been tes...
05:01 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge The US offshore wind boom will depend on these ships
Photo illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge | Images: Dominion Energy The race is on to build them Continue reading… ...
05:00 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Google is expanding its Password Checkup tool to older devices
Google is expanding its Password Checker feature to older devices, the company announced today. Now, phones and tablets running Android 9 or newer will have access to the featu...
04:00 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Razers Kiyo Pro doesnt deliver all the goods a $200 webcam should
This lens-shaped webcam has some tricks up its sleeve, but at a high cost Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Valorants new tournament series is aimed at making its esports scene more diverse
2021 is a big year for competitive Valorant, with developer Riot kicking off an ambitious, yearlong esports circuit called the Valorant Champions Tour. But the company is also ...
03:37 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Sony says more PlayStation games are coming to PC, starting with Days Gone
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Sony is planning to bring more of its PlayStation games to PC. First up will be Days Gone this spring, Sony president and chief ...
03:33 pm - Tue, February 23, 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… ...
03:09 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Sonyis giving away Ratchet and Clank to PS4 andPS5owners
Sony is encouraging PS4 and PS5 owners to stay at home during the pandemic by bringing back its “Play At Home” initiative, allowing PlayStation owners to redeem free games ...
03:08 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge PlayStation boss says PS5 supply will start to pick up in the second half of 2021
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony’s PlayStation 5 (alongside the Xbox Series X and S) has been nearly impossible to buy since its launch back in November. Those ...
03:05 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Rodes new compact wireless audio kit records two microphones with one receiver
RODE Rode has released a sequel to its Wireless Go mobile microphone system, the Wireless Go II, which is meant to offer an easy way for video creators to record audio ...
03:04 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Gran Turismo 7 release date pushed back to 2022
Image: Sony The next entry in Polyphony Digital’s long-running Gran Turismo franchise has been delayed to 2022, GQ reports. In a statement, Sony said Gran Turismo 7 h...
03:00 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Make your own speedy USB-C drive for cheap with this $100 SanDisk 1TB NVMe SSD
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales There’s a wide variety of deals happening in the tech space, including TVs, computer components, and more. Starting with a gadget that...
02:45 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Social networks are finally competitive again
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Lately, the consumer internet — that set of products devoted to building and monetizing large networks of people — has start...
02:02 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge This 26-year-old CEO is helping esports grow up
Evil Geniuses CEO Nicole LaPointe Jameson on reinventing the industry Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Qualcomms new AR Smart Viewer lets you pin virtual screens to your walls
Qualcomm Chip maker Qualcomm has introduced a new reference design for augmented reality glasses: an AR “smart viewer” you can tether to a phone or PC via USB-C. Ca...
02:00 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Fitbits Mindful Method is an exclusive wellness program for Premium subscribers
Brent Rose for The Verge Fitbit is launching an exclusive wellness program for Fitbit Premium subscribers called Mindful Method. The program is created by alternative m...
01:59 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Spotify CEO Daniel Ek explains how the company plans to help artists (and itself) make money
Photo Illustration by Alex Castro | Photography by Spotify The company wants to be at the center of creator monetization Continue reading… ...
01:15 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Stars launch means lots of new content for Disney Plus but not in the US
Today marks the launch of Star. It’s a new section of Disney Plus for international audiences that will offer more mature R-rated films, TV shows from FX, and other shows and...
12:54 pm - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Google struggles to fix its new Stadia game after shutting down own studios
Image: Google Google is struggling to fix one of its new Stadia games, after closing down its own in-house game studios earlier this month. Journey to the Savage Planet...
11:26 am - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Dream of mid-air wireless charging teased with rollable Oppo X
Oppo has teased a new wireless charging solution that works when a phone is up to 10 cm (3.9 inches) away from a charging pad. The company has shown off its Wireless Air Chargi...
10:25 am - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Heres an interactive 4K view of Perseverances Mars landing site
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has posted an interactive 360-degree view of the Perseverance landing site on Mars in 4K resolution. It’s the latest jaw-dropping imagery t...
09:45 am - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Facebook brings back news after Australian government amends upcoming law
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook will restore news content to its platform in Australia after the government agreed to amend its proposed News Media Bar...
02:05 am - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk co-authored a COVID-19 antibody study of SpaceX workers
Photo by Elizabeth Lopatto / The Verge More that 4,300 SpaceX employees volunteered to be part of a COVID-19 antibody study co-authored by CEO Elon Musk in 2020. The s...
01:55 am - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge LG denies the Rollable phone has been put on hold
Image: LG LG Electronics has told The Verge that the company’s phone with a resizable screen, the LG Rollable, has not been put on hold. “I can firmly deny that any...
01:37 am - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Google has finally added iOSs privacy labels to Gmail
Screenshot: The Verge Google has finally added Apple App Store privacy labels to its Gmail app, almost a month after we ran an article wondering what was taking so long...
12:17 am - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk says Starlink internet speeds will double to 300 Mbps this year
Image: SpaceX Starlink, SpaceX’s satellite-based internet provider, will double in speed “later this year”, according to a tweet by Elon Musk, posted as a reply t...
12:17 am - Tue, February 23, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk says Starlink internet speeds will double to 300Mbps this year
Image: SpaceX Starlink, SpaceX’s satellite-based internet provider, will double in speed “later this year”, according to a tweet by Elon Musk, posted as a reply t...
11:18 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Lucid Motors is going public in a major SPAC merger
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Lucid Motors is going to become a publicly-traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in a deal that will leave the elect...
10:10 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Sony is bringing back Twisted Metal... as a TV show
Image: Twisted Metal Wiki Sony is bringing back its Twisted Metal franchise, but this time it’s going to be a TV show, not a video game. According to Variety, the sho...
09:59 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Dish is confident in its plan to offer 5G in its first major cities by end of Q3 2021
Dish Network chairman Charlie Ergen wants to make American wireless great again. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Dish Network co-founder and chairman Charlie Ergen u...
09:55 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Heres where and when you can buy the Xbox Series S and Series X consoles
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Update February 22nd, 2021 4:55PM ET: The Xbox Series S is currently available at Best Buy for $299.99. You can find more information he...
09:49 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Xbox Series S is in stock at Best Buy
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Last November, Microsoft debuted two next-gen consoles — the Xbox Series X and the more affordable Xbox Series S. If you are looking...
09:29 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge SpaceX announces second crew member of its all-civilian space mission
Hayley Arceneaux | Image: St. Jude Hayley Arceneaux, a physician assistant at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, will join the first all-civilian trip to space, S...
08:59 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge New York City will reopen its movie theaters for the first time in nearly a year
Image: Marvel New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will allow movie theaters in New York City to open with a limited audience capacity for the first time in nearly a year. As pa...
08:50 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Epic Games will settle Fortnite loot box lawsuits in V-Bucks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Epic Games will give Fortnite players 1,000 V-Bucks if they ever purchased an in-game loot box, presented within the game as “...
08:48 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Samsungs recent Galaxy devices will now get at least four years of Android security updates
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Samsung has announced that it’ll be extending the amount of time that its Galaxy smartphones and tablets will be getting securit...
07:56 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Instagram is adding easier access to support for eating disorders
Image: Instagram Instagram is announcing that it’s adding resources for people affected by eating disorders to its social platform. If users search for hashtags or co...
07:35 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Watch new dramatic videos from NASAs Perseverance rover landing on Mars
Photo by NASA via Getty Images NASA on Monday released a trove of video footage showing its Perseverance rover landing on Mars after plunging through the planet’s atm...
07:31 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge LIDAR maker Velodyne boots its founder after an investigation into inappropriate behavior
Velodyne, which makes LIDAR sensors crucial for the operation of autonomous vehicles, has removed its founder, David Hall, as chair of the company’s board following an invest...
07:22 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Karmas new GS-6 hybrid is a cheaper version of its luxury sports car
Images: Karma Automotive Electric vehicle startup Karma Automotive has fully revealed its newest hybrid car, the GS-6. While it shares the same design as the company’...
07:08 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Valheim tops 500,000 simultaneous players, breaking four more records
Valheim is on a trajectory like nothing we’ve ever seen. The Viking-themed indie survival game has been shooting up the Steam charts, selling 3 million copies in an unheard-o...
06:58 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge The best gaming laptops to buy right now
The best gaming laptops at every size and price point. | Photo by Avery White / The Verge The best gaming laptops at every size and price Continue reading&he...
06:55 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Netflixs latest feature automatically downloads shows based on what you like
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix is adding a new mobile feature that will automatically download show recommendations and movies based on viewer history....
06:46 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Netflixs Irregulars imagines a sinister Sherlock who steals credit for supernatural sleuthing
Image: Netflix Netflix’s next Sherlock Holmes project, The Irregulars, just got a new teaser highlighting the dark, supernatural adventures yet to come on the eight-p...
06:24 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge This leak shows that Sonys noise-canceling earbuds could fit in your ears better
Image: MySmartPrice Sony’s upcoming WF-1000XM4 earbuds may have been shown off in a leak, with a slimmed-down design. The leak from MyDrivers (via MySmartPrice) claim...
06:04 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Malaysian news site fined $124,000 for five reader comments
Photo by MOHD RASFAN/AFP via Getty Images A Malaysian news site was fined the equivalent of nearly $124,000 for five comments below an article. News outlet Malaysiakini...
05:50 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Amazon rainforest fires got even worse last year
Smoke rises from an illegally lit fire in a section of Amazon rainforest, south of Novo Progresso in Pará state, Brazil, on August 15th, 2020. | Photo by Carl de Souza / AFP v...
05:45 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge SpaceXs Crew Dragon performing beautifully on ISS as NASA eyes a backup ride
Russia’s Progress 77 cargo resupply ship is seen approaching the International Space Station through the window of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft. | NASA SpaceX’...
05:30 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen are now co-hosts of a Spotify-exclusive podcast
Image: Spotify Barack Obama is getting into the podcast game. Today, Spotify announced that the former president and rockstar Bruce Springsteen — yes, you read that r...
05:18 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge T-Mobile just brought back a true unlimited data plan with 5G and no throttling
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile has just announced a new monthly phone plan called Magenta Max that the company says is designed for the era of 5G. Acc...
04:46 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Avengers: Endgame directors production company signs overall deal with Spotify
Anthony and Joe Russo’s AGBO production company is entering the audio space in a new multiyear deal with Spotify, following its massive success with Extraction on Netflix and...
04:45 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge DC Comics is launching a podcast universe on Spotify
DC is launching another universe to tell its superhero stories — but this time, it’s not on HBO Max or Cartoon Network: it’s on Spotify. The publisher is working on nine...
04:35 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Spotify HiFi is a lossless streaming tier coming later this year
Spotify is going hi-fi. Well, “HiFi.” It’s taken longer than competitors like Tidal and Amazon Music, but today, the leading subscription music service announced a new lo...
04:33 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge 5G in the US is disappointing right now, but its going to get better
In the US, 5G remains a work in progress, despite carriers waving “5G Mission Accomplished” banners for years | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The four...
04:14 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge How to score a COVID-19 vaccine appointment
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge One of the most frustrating tasks for many of us these days is finding how and where to get an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccin...
04:03 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge This sleek spaceship render is a planned esports arena in Toronto
If all goes according to plan, in a few years, Toronto’s esports teams will have a futuristic new home. Today, Overactive Media — the ownership group behind the Toronto Def...
04:00 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge MSCHFs latest drop lets you control a Boston Dynamics robot with a paintball gun on its back
Image: MSCHF At least one future is here right now. The prankster art / marketing collective MSCHF recently spent $74,500 to purchase a Spot robo-dog from Boston Dynami...
03:35 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge The best streaming device to buy in 2021
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Getting something great only costs $50 Continue reading… ...
03:31 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Daft Punk split up after 28 years
Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS The Paris-born electronic music duo Daft Punk are no more. The group, consisting of French musicians Guy-Manuel de Homem-Ch...
02:54 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Disney Plus warns of offensive content featured in some episodes of The Muppet Show
All five seasons of The Muppet Show arrived on Disney Plus this past Friday. And depending on which episode you are streaming, you may receive a content disclaimer warning of p...
02:38 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Samsungs new Galaxy S21 Plus is already $200 off
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung released its Galaxy S21 phones in late January, and it isn’t taking long for its original price to plummet. The Galaxy S21 P...
02:28 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Samsung launches EKG support for latest Galaxy Watch devices in 31 more countries
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Samsung has launched support for electrocardiogram (EKG) readings and blood pressure monitoring on its Galaxy Watch Active 2 and Galaxy...
02:00 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Word is getting text predictions next month
Image: Microsoft Microsoft is planning to add text predictions to Word in March. The new feature will work similarly to Google Docs’ Smart Compose option, using machi...
02:00 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Pokmon is a huge hit because its cooperative
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Twenty-five years later, that’s still the case Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge TikTok is trying to counter misinformation about eating disorders
Image: TikTok TikTok is announcing today that it’s taking a couple small steps to try and help people who are affected by eating disorders. To do this, it’s partner...
01:00 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Motional is now testing fully autonomous vehicles in Las Vegas
Image: Motional Add Motional to the very short list of companies that have tested fully autonomous vehicles on public roads. The Hyundai-Aptiv joint venture announced t...
12:12 pm - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Huaweis Mate X2 foldable adopts Samsungs dual-screen design
The Mate X2 has an 8-inch screen that folds inward. | Image: Huawei Huawei has announced the Mate X2, its first all-new foldable device since 2019’s Mate X. The new p...
11:35 am - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse promises fix after audio insecurely streamed from third-party website
Photo illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Clubhouse has confirmed one of its users was able to siphon off audio feeds from the invitation-only app ...
09:40 am - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp explains what happens if you dont accept its new privacy policy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WhatsApp has detailed what will happen to users who don’t accept its new privacy policy in an FAQ on its website. Starting May...
03:04 am - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Dozens of Boeing 777 planes grounded in US and Japan after engine failure
Image: Hayden Smith / speedbird5280 (Instagram) Airlines in Japan and the US have grounded dozens of Boeing 777 aircraft after the dramatic engine failure that United A...
01:30 am - Mon, February 22, 2021
The Verge Entire school board resigns in shame after forgetting their WebEx call was public
You would think the entire world would know how Zoom works by now. Lawyers can be cats, congressmen are sometimes inverted, but pants are not actually optional. That didn’t k...
11:47 pm - Sun, February 21, 2021
The Verge Sophisticated hackers snuck sleeper malware into nearly 30,000 Macs
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge There’s a popular stereotype that Apple’s computers are largely immune to malware. Not only is is that incorrect, it appears that ...
09:30 pm - Sun, February 21, 2021
The Verge Samsung imagines how its first AR glasses might look in these leaked concept videos
Samsung has been toying with AR glasses for years, most recently trotting out an extremely basic set of image-projecting goggles on the CES 2020 stage, but I’ve never seen th...
07:55 pm - Sun, February 21, 2021
The Verge Razers Blade 15 Base is $500 off today, but this Asus Zephyrus G14 deal is the one Id pick
Photo by Avery White / The Verge Pop quiz: which is the better deal, $500 off a Razer Blade laptop, or $150 off an Asus Zephyrus G14? It might hinge on whether you need...
06:40 pm - Sun, February 21, 2021
The Verge The FAA is no longer concerned with SpaceXs Starship SN9 and SN8
The FAA seems satisfied with its investigations into Elon Musk’s last two SpaceX Starship tests, each of which ended in an explosive crash, and the conclusion of those invest...
11:21 pm - Sat, February 20, 2021
The Verge United Airlines flight safely lands after dramatic engine failure caught on camera
Image: Hayden Smith / speedbird5280 (Instagram) A United Airlines flight experienced a dramatic-looking engine failure just after takeoff from Denver International Airp...
08:16 pm - Sat, February 20, 2021
The Verge Rares unreleased N64 game Dinosaur Planet has leaked
Image: Forest of Illusion Dinosaur Planet is an unreleased Nintendo 64 game by Rare that ultimately evolved into Star Fox Adventures for GameCube. But thanks to the pre...
06:10 pm - Sat, February 20, 2021
The Verge Some viewers of Metallicas BlizzCon performance heard the least metal music imaginable
That disclaimer at the bottom would prove relevant. | Image: Blizzard Despite its later-than-usual timing and going completely virtual for the first time, yesterday’s...
04:05 pm - Sat, February 20, 2021
The Verge Postmates workers are getting scammed out of their earnings by phishing schemes
Over at The Markup is an alarming story about a rash of phishing scams that have been targeting gig workers for Postmates. Drivers are receiving phone calls from people claimin...
03:00 pm - Sat, February 20, 2021
The Verge Stretched vaccine timelines re-enter the spotlight
Healthcare workers wait for their first dose of the  first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in Bogata, Colombia. | Photo by Juancho Torres/Anadolu Agency via Getty Ima...
02:00 pm - Sat, February 20, 2021
The Verge Here are the best deals of the week
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge This is the first time in recent memory where several deals we’ve written about through the week are still available. It...
02:00 pm - Sat, February 20, 2021
The Verge The Oatmeals creator says his new game is a way to play the comic
Photo by Daniel Knighton / WireImage The creator of The Oatmeal, Matthew Inman, released a new cat-themed mobile word game called Kitty Letter earlier this week that fe...
08:00 am - Sat, February 20, 2021
The Verge Furosystems Aventa e-bike review:ice breaker
Ease your way into the joys of commuting by electric bike Continue reading… ...
11:53 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Valheim is Steams hottest new PC game, and its now sold 3 million copies
The other day, I saw a game named Valheim atop the Steam Early Access sales charts, with overwhelmingly positive reviews. Polygon seemed to like the $20 Viking-themed survival ...
11:40 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Today I learned how the Daft Punk robot helmets were created
Illustration by Alex Castro / Images by Daft Punk, Alex and Martin, and Alterian Inc. As a visual artist who also makes beats in the anonymity of my bedroom, I’ve alw...
11:11 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge The biggest news and trailers from Blizzcon 2021s opening keynote
Blizzcon happened a little later than usual due to the pandemic, but the first virtual version of Blizzard’s games convention still had some interesting news and trailers. Th...
10:52 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Diablo II is getting remastered for console and PC
Diablo II is getting a big overhaul in a new remaster. After a few leaks, Blizzard officially announced Diablo II Resurrected at its online-only edition of Blizzcon 2021. The n...
10:52 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Google fires second AI ethics researcher following internal investigation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has fired Margaret Mitchell, co-lead of the ethical AI team, after she used an automated script to look through her email...
10:46 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Diablo IVs latest trailer unveils the rogue class
At Blizzcon 2021, Blizzard revealed the latest glimpse at its upcoming RPG Diablo IV. The cinematic trailer introduced a previously-unannounced character class to the game: the...
10:35 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Ex-Google engineer Anthony Levandowski has closed his artificial intelligence church
Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images Anthony Levandowski, a former Google engineer convicted of stealing self-driving car secrets, is closing his artificial intellig...
10:17 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Blizzard Arcade Collection bundles three of the studios more obscure classics
As part of BlizzCon Online’s opening ceremony, Blizzard Entertainment announced a new video game anthology that includes some of the earlier titles created by the World of Wa...
10:06 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Street Fighter icons Chun-Li and Ryu are joining Fortnite
Image: Epic Games Famous video game fighter Chun-Li may not be in the new Mortal Kombat movie, but she and fellow Street Fighter icon Ryu will be playable characters in...
09:52 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge The Audeze Penrose gaming headset nails almost everything except for comfort
Great sound, full of features, but the fit might be a deal-breaker Continue reading… ...
09:15 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge After firing a top AI ethicist, Google is changing its diversity and research policies
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is changing its policies related to research and diversity after completing an internal investigation into the firing of ...
08:38 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Netflixs DOTA 2 anime gets a proper teaser trailer full of dragon-fighting action
It’s only been a few days since Netflix announced that it was working on an anime series based on DOTA 2 — DOTA: Dragon’s Blood — but in that time, the streamer has alr...
08:36 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Instacart, Uber, Lyft, Postmates, and DoorDash totally conned you into paying for Prop 22
Photo by Smith Collection / Gado / Getty Images Uber, Lyft, DoorDash, Instacart, and Postmates spent over $200 million campaigning for Proposition 22, the most expensiv...
08:09 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge NASAs Perseverance rover beams back first images from its wild landing
The first image showing Perseverance being lowered to the Martian surface by its rocket-powered Skycrane. | Photo: NASA/JPL NASA just released a cache of tantalizing ph...
07:53 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Australias ABC News shot to the top of the App Store charts following Facebooks news ban
Image: ABC News The Australian Broadcast Company’s ABC News app shot to the top of Apple’s App Store charts in Australia over the course of the last few days, not l...
06:52 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Texas blackouts may come at a steep cost
A power substation is surrounded by snow in Waco, Texas, on February 18th, 2021. A deadly winter weather system that brought record-busting cold to the southern and central Uni...
06:35 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Comcast is yet again delaying its data cap rollout to 12 states, this time until 2022
If you live in one of the last states where Comcast hasn’t rolled out its data caps, you’re getting another reprieve: the company has announced that it’s now pushing back...
06:25 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Apple lawyers are fighting for Steam sales data on hundreds of games
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple subpoenaed Valve in November as part of its ongoing litigation with Fortnite developer Epic Games, and it’s demanding th...
06:01 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Stacked widgets and a new look for the lock screen may be coming to Android 12
The lock screen and always on display may be getting a redesign in Android 12. | Images: XDA-Developers It’s been a big couple of weeks for Android fans. First came t...
05:45 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Linux has made it to Mars
Image: NASA Yesterday, NASA landed a rover named Perseverance on Mars. I, along with 2 million other people, watched the landing happen live on YouTube. It was beautifu...
05:27 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge COVID-19 vaccines are starting to work in the US
Photo by APU GOMES/AFP via Getty Images If you know where to look, you can see COVID-19 vaccines starting to save lives in the United States. It’s not in the overall...
05:26 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge TikToks latest hit is an accidental upload from a government office in rural Indiana
Alex Parkin A series of accidentally posted office videos has become an unexpected viral hit on TikTok. The most popular shows a series of municipal employees bidding f...
05:19 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Disney Plus went down for some subscribers right when WandaVisions new episode hit
Some Disney Plus users trying to watch WandaVision the minute it landed were met with loading issues as outage problems affected the streaming platform. A number of accounts m...
05:00 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge How to watch BlizzCon 2021
Blizzard After canceling BlizzCon 2020 due to the pandemic, Blizzard is back — earlier than usual in the year — for BlizzCon 2021. Blizzard is actually calling it ...
04:59 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge VWs next electric SUV, the ID 5 coupe, will go into production in 2021
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Volkswagen confirmed that its next electric vehicle, the ID 5, will start production in Germany in the second half of 2021. ...
04:57 pm - Fri, February 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...
04:16 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: Australias bargain with Big Tech, Apple TV on Chromecast, and Nintendo Directs biggest announcements
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast The Vergecast, our chat show to discuss this week in tech news featuring our r...
04:10 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge WandaVisions seventh episode answers two big questions but introduces many more
Image: Disney Let’s cut to the chase: a couple of really big things happened on WandaVision this week. Most of it is still in line with WandaVision’s current strat...
04:01 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge How to score a COVID-19 vaccine appointment
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge One of the most frustrating tasks for many of us these days is finding how and where to get an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccin...
03:40 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Animal Crossing: New Horizons manga is getting localized for the West on September 14th
Animal Crossing New Horizons Volume 1 Deserted Island Diary | Image: Viz Media Animal Crossing: New Horizons is one of the most popular titles on the Nintendo Switch ri...
02:33 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Apples Magic Keyboard is still $100 off at several retailers
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge With the right keyboard accessory, you can transform your iPad into a laptop. Apple’s Magic Keyboard for the 11-inch iPad Pro and fo...
02:02 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge How to stop your emails from being tracked
All of those obnoxious marketing emails that crowd your inbox aren’t just pushing a product. They’re also tracking whether you’ve opened the email, when you opened it, an...
01:50 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge The best smartphone you can buy for under $500
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge You can get a great smartphone at this price, whether you want an iPhone, a big screen, or a great camera Continue reading&...
01:30 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Oppo Find X3 Neo leaks, showing off third handset in upcoming X3 lineup
The Oppo Find X3 Neo. | NieuweMobiel.nl Images of the unannounced Oppo Find X3 Neo have leaked again, this time giving us our best look yet at the third phone in Oppo...
01:16 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly developing magnetic battery pack for iPhone
The iPhone 12 was announced alongside a range of MagSafe accessories last year. | Image: Apple Apple is reportedly developing a new iPhone charging accessory in the for...
12:14 pm - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge John Carmack proposes GPU and console auctions to beat scalpers
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge John Carmack has proposed an auction system for popular gaming products like GPUs, the PS5, and Xbox Series X. Carmack, the co-founder o...
11:00 am - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Acast acquires RadioPublic to become the biggest podcasting company in the US
Acast Acast, a podcast host and ad network, is looking to improve its tech and broaden its reach. The company announced today that it’s acquiring RadioPublic for an u...
10:20 am - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Uber loses final appeal against drivers employment status in UK
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber has lost the final appeal in a long running UK legal battle over whether its drivers are self-employed or legally-recognize...
09:35 am - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge YouTube wont reopen remaining creator Spaces as company shifts to new model
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge YouTube’s permanent Spaces locations, which were designed to offer resources and networking opportunities to its creators, wo...
05:04 am - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly negotiating to build iPads in India
Apple is said to be lobbying the Indian government in a move that could see the company manufacture iPads in the country for the first time. Reuters reports that the government...
03:25 am - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge YouTube removes PewDiePie diss track for violating cyberbullying, child safety rules
YouTube has removed one of Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg’s recent videos, a diss track aimed at popular children’s channel Cocomelon, for violating guidelines around cybe...
02:06 am - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge Nvidia says it wont nerf the Ethereum mining performance of existing GPUs
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge This morning, Nvidia announced that it would artificially reduce the performance of its upcoming $329 GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card whe...
12:41 am - Fri, February 19, 2021
The Verge The 2021 Game Developers Conference wont have in-person gatherings after all
illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Game Developers Conference is changing course from its original (potentially risky) plan of hosting a hybrid in-person / dig...
11:33 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Blackmagics new Pro Pocket Cinema Camera 6K adds the tilt-screen the original needed
Image: Blackmagic Blackmagic is releasing a new, “Pro” version of its Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, which looks to fix a lot of the pain points we found in the original....
11:30 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge The carbon-fiber Vaio Z is the worlds lightest laptop with an Intel H-series chip
Vaio Vaio is known for making laptops that pack a surprising amount of power into unbelievably thin form factors. The Vaio Z may be the company’s most ambitious produ...
11:00 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Hill Report: who wants to talk to Reddit?
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Weeks after Reddit community r/WallStreetBets shitposted GameStop stock up to more than $400 a share, the House Financial Services Co...
10:12 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Android 12 developer preview feature roundup: improved emergency calls, bigger notifications, and more
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge The Android 12 developer preview is out, and the internet is busy poring over it to find any new features or hints at the O...
09:21 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai, and Jack Dorsey will appear at March misinfo hearing
Photo by GRAEME JENNINGS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The House Energy and Commerce Committee has called a new hearing on platform misinformation to include testimony from...
09:00 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp is having another go at explaining its privacy policy to users
WhatsApp has a new plan to explain its contentious privacy policy — the one that came under fire when users grew concerned the platform would share their messages with parent...
08:56 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge NASAs Perseverance rover successfully lands on Mars
The first image taking by NASA’s Perseverance rover after touching down on Thursday. | NASA/JPL NASA’s Perseverance rover has successfully touched down on the surfa...
08:23 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge A streamer completed a sweet, juicy Hades run using a literal pomegranate controller
Image: Rudeism Hades, Supergiant Games’ Greek-themed roguelike, can be a pretty tough game. But one intrepid Twitch streamer took it upon himself to up the challenge ...
08:11 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Older Pixel phones are having serious camera issues, according to owners
The issue appears to affect the Pixel 2 series, but may be spreading to newer phones. | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Some owners of previous-generation Pixel phon...
08:08 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Tech groups are suing to halt Marylands new digital services tax
A coalition of tech and business groups have joined together for a lawsuit challenging Maryland’s newly passed digital services tax, as first reported by The Washington Post....
08:00 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Microsoft announces Office 2021, available for Windows and macOS later this year
Microsoft is announcing two new versions of Office today: a consumer Office 2021 version and Office LTSC for commercial customers. Office 2021 will be available later this year...
07:58 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge NASAs 360-degree Mars landing broadcast is now live from the best seat in the house
NASA is landing a rover on Mars today, February 18th, but if you’re looking for a different perspective than the traditional live stream, the space agency is currently stream...
07:22 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Netflix is making The Trial of the Chicago 7 free on YouTube for 48 hours
Image: Netflix Netflix’s The Trial of the Chicago 7 will be available for free on its YouTube channel for 48 hours, starting on Friday, February 19th, at 12AM PT, acc...
07:10 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge How to easily install the Android 12 developer preview
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Update February 18th, 2:10PM ET: Google released the first of its Android 12 developer previews, so we’ve updated the info in this ...
07:04 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge YouTube TV offering HBO Max, Showtime, and Starz for $5 less in new entertainment bundle
For YouTube TV customers who subscribe individually to HBO Max, Showtime, and Starz, the company is rolling out a new entertainment bundle that will save people $5. The option...
07:04 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Texas freeze risks slowing COVID-19 progress
A warming center in Houston, Texas. | Photo by Thomas Shea / AFP via Getty Images Power outages and freezing temperatures continue to throttle Texas. People without hea...
06:17 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge You can now Rickroll people in 4K
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06:01 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Facebooks Oculus begins rolling out multiuser support, starting with the Quest 2
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook is now rolling out multiuser support as an experimental feature for Oculus Quest 2 headsets, the company announced ...
06:00 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Donald Glovers reported Amazon deal could lead to a more curated Prime Video
After calling FX home for several years, Atlanta creator Donald Glover is reportedly moving to Amazon with an overall deal worth eight figures, according to multiple publicatio...
06:00 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Nyan Cat is being sold as a one-of-a-kind piece of crypto art
GIF: Chris Torres Nyan Cat turns 10 this year, and to mark the occasion, a one-of-a-kind edition of the iconic GIF is going up for auction. Chris Torres, the artist beh...
06:00 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Android 12 developer preview is available now with many under-the-hood updates
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Google is releasing a developer preview for the next version of Android, Android 12, for Pixel devices today. As is the norm fo...
05:59 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Go read this article about how Prop 22 may have opened the gates for the gig economy
Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images Last November, California passed Proposition 22, which made it so that companies like Uber and Lyft could classify their work...
05:54 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Puss is a seemingly simple puzzle game except for the psychedelic cats
Image: teamcoil Puss might be the strangest video game I’ve ever played. In Puss, you play as a small pixelated cat head navigating short mazes. The mazes are often ...
05:00 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Apple TV app now available on the latest Google Chromecast
Image: Google The Apple TV app is now available for Google’s 2020 Chromecast. It was announced in December that Apple’s streaming app, which offers access to its Ap...
04:42 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Google is restructuring its AI teams after Timnit Gebrus firing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is reorganizing its responsible AI teams in the wake of Timnit Gebru’s firing. The ethical AI team will now roll up to ...
04:35 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Panasonic made a farting cat robot!
I am so tired, and there are so many things happening. Days like today have become the norm over this last, lost year; there is a tragedy happening every second of every day, a...
04:21 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Mortal Kombats first trailer is almost as violent as the games
The rebooted Mortal Kombat movie has debuted its first trailer — and, much like the games it’s based on, the upcoming film looks to be very violent. (Warner Bros. has actua...
04:00 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge The team behind indie adventure Minit returns with a side-scrolling racing game
Image: Devolver Digital The indie gem Minit, released back in 2018, felt like a breath of fresh air. The monochromatic adventure game took a seemingly absurd time const...
03:51 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Facebook employee warned it used deeply wrong ad metrics to boost revenue
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Some Facebook employees believed they were promoting “deeply wrong” data about how many users advertisers could reach, a...
03:00 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge NASA is set for its most daring attempt to land on Mars in a search for ancient life
An illustration showing NASA’s Perseverance rover making its way toward the Martian surface. | Image: NASA / JPL On February 18th, NASA will make a daring attempt to ...
02:52 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Boost your Nintendo Switchs storage with this $70 512GB microSD card
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge It’s a good thing that Nintendo’s Switch supports microSD because prices for the expandable storage format just keep get...
02:40 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Scientists try to fix flat maps with new double-sided projections
A double-sided projection to show off our 3D planet in 2D. | Image: Gott, Goldberg, Vanderbei A trio of scientists have devised a new way to try to represent our spheri...
02:38 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Nvidia is nerfing its new RTX 3060 for Ethereum cryptocurrency mining
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nvidia is purposefully making its new RTX 3060 graphics cards less efficient to mine Ethereum cryptocurrency. New drivers that w...
02:38 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Why Google caved to Australia, and Facebook didnt
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge On February 16th, I wrote that Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code threatened to splinter the internet. On February 17th, the...
02:29 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is coming to Xbox Series X / S and Xbox One
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, Mediatonic’s charming platformer battle royale title, is coming to Xbox Series X / S and Xbox One this summer, Microsoft announced in a blog pos...
02:16 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge The Halo Bolt portable car jump-starter is more than a battery saver
Photo by Kaitlin Hatton / The Verge Getting my license at age 16 was a breath of fresh air. It was me, my used 2007 Mazda6, and the open road. As anyone who knew me at ...
02:00 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge The team behind indie adventure Minit returns with a side-scrolling racing game
Image: Devolver Digital The indie gem Minit, released back in 2018, felt like a breath of fresh air. The monochromatic adventure game took a seemingly absurd time const...
02:00 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Tracking down mystery boats on the high seas
Alex Parkin Out on the high seas, more than 200 miles from shore, seafood companies can operate with almost no oversight. These are ungoverned, international waters whe...
02:00 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Bravely Default is a classic RPG series designed for lapsed fans
When Masashi Takahashi, a producer at Square Enix, started working on Bravely Default, he had a very specific audience in mind. Takahashi had grown up playing classic turn-base...
01:00 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Razer Book 13 review: stop gaming, and get to work
Business on the lid, party in the keyboard Continue reading… ...
12:01 pm - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Spinning is trademarked, and Peloton isnt happy about it
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peloton is fighting to have the terms “spin” and “spinning” treated as generic terms, arguing that they’ve entered...
11:00 am - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Facebook will add a new label to some climate change posts in the UK
Facebook is expanding its “Climate Science Information Center.” | Image: Facebook Facebook will start labeling posts about climate change with a banner that directs...
09:40 am - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge White House now says 100 companies hit by SolarWinds hack, but more may be impacted
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US government has released updated figures on the number of companies and federal agencies it believes were impacted by the ...
08:30 am - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Microsofts next major Windows 10 update focuses on improving remote work
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The next major update to Windows 10, version 21H1, will be delivered in the first half of 2021 and focuses on improving remote w...
07:14 am - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Huawei Mate X2 teaser hints at new folding screen design
Huawei has posted another teaser for its upcoming Mate X2 folding phone on Weibo, offering the strongest hint yet that it’ll move away from the original Mate X’s design. Th...
03:00 am - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Samsungs One UI 3.1 update brings some S21 camera features to last years flagships
Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Samsung has announced that its latest One UI 3.1 software update is rolling out to some of its older phones. The update will trickle d...
12:47 am - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Trumps campaign app was suspended from the Google Play Store because it didnt work
Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Google removed former president Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign app from Google’s Play Store earlier Wednesday. It wasn’t rem...
12:19 am - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge Chrome OS now has a built-in screen recorder
Google Google has announced that a built-in screen recorder is coming to Chrome OS in March. Google hopes the tool will make it easier for students and teachers to reco...
12:10 am - Thu, February 18, 2021
The Verge The 20 biggest announcements from todays Nintendo Direct
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge For the first time in over a year, Nintendo hosted a full-fledged Direct presentation. The latest presentation was focused most...
11:58 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Facebooks Australian media ban is taking down official government pages
The Facebook pages of many Australian government agencies seem to have been caught up in the social media network’s ban on news posts by users and media organizations in the ...
11:35 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Texas has work to do to avoid another energy crisis
Transmission towers and power lines lead to a substation after a snowstorm on February 16th, 2021, in Fort Worth, Texas. Winter storm Uri has brought historic cold weather and ...
11:00 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Xbox cult classic Stubbs the Zombie is getting remastered for modern consoles
Image: Aspyr Media If you ever wanted a zombie game where you played as the undead instead of fending off against it, you’ll have another chance soon. Stubbs the Zomb...
11:00 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Knockout City is a new dodgeball game from the makers of Mario Kart Live
Image: Velan Studios Velan Studios, the studio behind the mixed-reality racer Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit, has revealed its next title: Knockout City, a team-based on...
10:59 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Splatoon 3 is coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2022
Nintendo ended its Direct live stream on Wednesday with a surprise announcement of Splatoon 3. Very little about the game was shown in the introduction trailer beyond customiz...
10:55 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is getting an HD rerelease for the Switch
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is getting an HD rerelease on the Nintendo Switch, the company announced today during its Nintendo Direct event, set to release on July 16th....
10:38 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Animal Crossing: New Horizons adds Mario-themed items this month
Nintendo In celebration of Mario’s 35th anniversary, Nintendo is adding Mario-themed items to Animal Crossing: New Horizons. New content will be available on February...
10:28 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Nintendo announces a new Mario Golf for the Switch coming June 25th
Screenshot by Nick Statt / The Verge Nintendo is bringing back its Mario Golf series for the Switch with a new entry, Mario Golf: Super Rush, arriving June 25th. The ga...
10:19 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Dbrands matte black PS5 side panels are now available for both models
Image: Dbrand Skin company Dbrand is now selling its blacked-out PlayStation 5 “Darkplates” for the digital edition of the console. The company released the panels ...
10:18 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge RetroN Sq is a cube-shaped console for playing Game Boy titles on your TV
The RetroN Sq comes in two colors: “black gold” and “hyper beach.” | Image: Hyperkin Hyperkin is best known for making gaming peripherals, but it also creates c...
10:02 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge NZXTs H1 PC case gets recalled after that whole catching on fire thing
This case has been recalled, which is a shame as it looks stunning | NZXT PC case and peripheral maker NZXT has recalled its H1 mini-ITX case due to the possibility of ...
09:34 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge AMC A-List subscribers can now wait until July to reactivate due to lack of new Hollywood releases
Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images AMC Theatres has announced another extension for subscribers of its Stubs A-List membership who are mulling over when to reactivate. No...
09:06 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge HBO Max is ordering way more kids content to compete with Netflix and Disney Plus
With orders for new shows, specials, and movies from some of Cartoon Network’s biggest franchises — including Ben 10, Teen Titans Go!, and The Amazing World of Gumball — ...
08:59 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge The iPhone 12 series is already driving 5G adoption in the US
The $1,099 iPhone 12 Pro Max is currently the top 5G phone in the US, according to research firm M Science. | Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Some new data report...
08:39 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Tim Burton is making a live-action Addams Family spinoff about Wednesday for Netflix
Director Tim Burton is making a new live-action Addams Family spinoff series for Netflix: a coming of age series focused on Wednesday Addams that will fittingly be called Wedne...
08:38 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge The Mac mini with the M1 processor is discounted at several retailers
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple’s new Mac mini with the M1 chip is on sale at select retailers. If you are looking to buy the base configuration, which has 8GB...
08:32 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Reddits lead GameStop hypebeast is being sued for his role in the stock surge
Image: Roaring Kitty/Keith Patrick Gill “Roaring Kitty,” also known as u/DeepFuckingValue on Reddit and Keith Patrick Gill in real life, is now the target of a laws...
08:26 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Skittish is a virtual event space built from the lessons of the pandemic
Image: Andy Baio XOXO Festival co-founder Andy Baio unveiled his newest project on Tuesday: a new platform for virtual events called Skittish. Skittish looks like a ver...
08:21 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Zillows 3D Home app can now use AI to guess the size of your house
Image: Zillow Zillow’s 3D Home app can now generate home floor plans based on scans a user uploads, the company announced today. The new feature, powered by the compa...
08:09 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Nomads rugged leather iPhone 12 cases now come with MagSafe
Nomad has updated its lineup of rugged leather iPhone cases for the iPhone 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max, and 12 mini with the much-anticipated addition of support for Apple’s MagSa...
07:53 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge MWC insists on holding potential COVID-19 superspreader event in Barcelona
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The world’s largest phone show, Mobile World Congress, is moving forward with an in-per...
07:53 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge A new kind of Verge Live event is coming March 1st
One of the internet’s foundational laws just turned 25 years old, and it’s never been more controversial. Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act protects websites an...
07:45 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Google rebrands G Suite for Education to Google Workspace for Education
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is announcing a swath of new features for its education-focused products today, including that G Suite for Education is b...
06:48 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Facebook will block Australian users and publishers from sharing news links in response to new bill
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook has decided to block both Australian users and media companies from sharing links to news articles and related cont...
06:31 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge The podcast wars will come down to ad tech, not exclusive content
Photo by Alix Diaconis / The Verge iHeartMedia, the company behind podcasts like Stuff You Should Know and hundreds of radio stations across the US, announced today tha...
06:28 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Steams biggest new hit is a Viking survival game that struck like a bolt from the blue
The other day, I saw a game named Valheim atop the Steam Early Access sales charts, with overwhelmingly positive reviews. Polygon seemed to like the $20 Viking-themed survival ...
05:33 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge US announces charges against North Korean hackers for sweeping hacking scheme
The Justice Department unsealed charges Wednesday for three North Korean computer programmers accused of conspiring to extort over $1.3 billion from banks and other businesses ...
05:00 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new FPS Boost mode for Xbox Series X and S can double frame rates in games
Image: Microsoft Microsoft is launching a new FPS Boost feature for its latest Xbox Series X and Series S consoles that’s designed to make existing games run better. ...
05:00 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Brydges Pro Plus iPad keyboard gets much better trackpad support with new firmware
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Brydge has announced a new firmware update for its Pro Plus iPad keyboards that promises to hugely improve the trackpad experience. The ...
04:41 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Los Angeles police used Amazon Ring footage to investigate police brutality protests
Image: Ring The Los Angeles Police Department requested access to Amazon Ring footage while investigating vandalism during last summer’s anti-racism and police brutal...
04:35 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Robinhoods in better shape than it looks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Never mind the House hearing, the company’s full steam ahead Continue reading… ...
04:07 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge How to get more space in your Google storage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For many of us, Google storage is the modern-day hard drive. It’s the place where our most important thoughts, documents, and ...
03:49 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Ford says it will go all-electric in Europe by 2030
Ford will only sell electric vehicles in Europe by 2030, it said Wednesday. The automaker said it will spend $1 billion to convert its factory in Cologne, Germany, into its fir...
03:32 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Amazon changed traffic light timing during union drive, county officials say
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As part of its ongoing fight over an Alabama warehouse’s efforts to unionize, Amazon reportedly changed the timing of a traffi...
03:30 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Maps show ZIP codes hit hardest by COVID-19 have low vaccination rates
Photo by Scott Olson / Getty Images From the start of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, experts warned that it would take careful attention to make sure it was distributed ...
03:16 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge The Mac mini with the M1 processor is discounted at several retailers
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple’s new Mac mini with the M1 chip is on sale at select retailers. If you are looking to buy the base configuration, which has 8GB...
03:08 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge All Your Base Are Belong To Us has turned 20
As of yesterday, it’s been 20 years since “All Your Base Are Belong To Us” was uploaded to Newgrounds. Let that sink in. And while you’re doing that, feel free to watch...
03:01 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge New York State is suing Amazon for alleged worker safety failures during COVID-19
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against Amazon in the state’s supreme court on Tuesday, claiming the c...
02:39 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge First trailer for Disneys live-action Cruella movie feels more Joker than 101 Dalmatians
There’s a moment in the first trailer for Disney’s live-action Cruella movie when Emma Stone utters in a terrible faux British accent, “I am woman, hear me roar.” It fe...
02:27 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Ecobee adds baby monitoring features to its SmartCamera
Ecobee SmartCamera. | Image: Ecobee Ecobee has updated its SmartCamera home security camera with a few new features that make it easier to use as a baby monitor. The ne...
02:05 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge How to watch todaysNintendoDirect live stream
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’re into gaming, you’ll want to know that Nintendo is hosting a 50-minute live stream today that it calls Nintendo Di...
02:00 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge YouTube Shorts beta will launch in the United States in March
YouTube is gearing up to launch a beta version of its TikTok competitor, Shorts, in the United States beginning in March, chief product officer Neal Mohan announced today. In ...
02:00 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge No Mans Sky update lets you adopt wild animals as pets
Hello Games is adding companion animals to No Man’s Sky. Today, the developer announced a new update that allows players to tame wild creatures, bond with them, and even bree...
02:00 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge YouTube TV is adding offline downloads and 4K streaming
Image: YouTube TV If the monthly price for all of these streaming TV services is going to keep going up, the least they can do is throw in some new features and better ...
02:00 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Google Maps will now let you pay for public transportation and parking through its app
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google Maps is adding a couple of new useful features: the ability to pay for parking or buy a train ticket right from the app. Google...
02:00 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Amazon wont build this Alexa cuckoo clock unless it hits a preorder goal
The first three gadgets in Amazon’s Build It program. | Image: Amazon Amazon is launching a new consumer outreach program it’s calling Build It. The idea is a safer...
01:55 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Sonos confirms March 9th product launch, hints at smaller portable speaker
Image: Sonos Sonos will announce its next new product on March 9th, the company confirmed today. The invite for the launch shows a person out in a field — strongly hi...
01:49 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Texas natural gas production just froze under pressure
Pike Electric service trucks line up after a snowstorm on February 16th, 2021, in Fort Worth, Texas. Winter storm Uri has brought historic cold weather and power outages to Tex...
01:18 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Twitters voice DMs arrive in India
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has rolled out support for voice direct messages on iOS and Android in India starting today, the company has announced. ...
01:00 pm - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge How to check how much free Google storage you have left
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It seems like the days of free apps are slowly grinding to a halt. Just recently, password manager LastPass announced that it wa...
10:47 am - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Microsoft hid its new Xbox headset in the Series X launch trailer months ago
Microsoft’s new Xbox Wireless Headset appeared in the company’s Xbox Series X and S launch commercial all the way back in October. British actor Daniel Kaluuya picked up th...
10:30 am - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Epic Games brings Apple fight to the EU with new antitrust complaint
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Fortnite developer Epic Games has made a formal antitrust complaint about Apple to the European Commission, the company announce...
02:11 am - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge SpaceX reportedly raised the best part of a billion dollars to fund future missions
SpaceX has reportedly raised $850 million in a round of funding, in transactions that would value shares of the company at $419.99 each. According to CNBC, this would mean the ...
12:36 am - Wed, February 17, 2021
The Verge Valves Dota 2 will become a Netflix anime series on March 25th
Image: Netflix Netflix is making an anime series based on Valve’s hugely-popular game Dota 2. The 8-episode series, titled Dota: Dragon’s Blood, launches on March 2...
10:49 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Google reportedly shut down its Stadia studios a week after praising them
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google made the surprise announcement on February 1st that it would be shuttering its in-house Stadia game development studi...
10:23 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Microsoft starts new program to help make more accessible games
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is expanding its accessibility efforts with a new program for evaluating Xbox and PC games. Today, its gaming accessib...
10:20 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Apples adjusting emoji in iOS 14.5 to promote helmet use and sell headphones
As part of iOS 14.5, Apple is updating its emoji with new variations from the Unicode Consortium’s 13.1 release, including new skin tone options for popular emoji, several ne...
10:20 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Apples iOS 14.5 emoji promote inclusivity, vaccines, and the AirPods Max
As part of iOS 14.5, Apple is adding new emoji from the Unicode Consortium’s Emoji 13.1 release, including skin tone options for some popular emoji and several new smiley fac...
10:04 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Acers Nitro XV272U QHD gaming monitor is a steal at $300
The monitor in question is on the left-hand side. Taken for the “What’s on your desk?” series | Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge PC gaming is an expensive ho...
10:03 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Apple wont have to allow App Store alternatives on iOS after North Dakota bill fails
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A North Dakota bill that would have drastically altered the way app store operators like Apple and Google manage their digital m...
09:45 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Heres what the upcoming Sonos headphones will probably look like
Image: German Patent and Trademark Office Sonos has long been rumored to be developing a premium set of noise-canceling headphones to join the company’s ecosystem of ...
09:37 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Inexpensive Moto G30 offers a 90Hz screen and 5,000mAh battery
The Motorola Moto G30 is available now in European markets. | Image: Motorola Motorola has announced two new budget phones coming to European markets: the Moto G30 and ...
09:17 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Pokmons League of Legends-style spinoff is getting an Android beta in March
Image: Nintendo If you are interested in testing out Pokémon Unite, a spinoff that has gameplay similar to League of Legends, you may be in luck. Today, the Pokémon C...
09:07 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Edge wont show you notification requests other people dont like
Image: Microsoft Microsoft is trying a new solution for the persistent “would you like to allow notifications from this website” requests that you see across the in...
08:23 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Amazon is opening its first manufacturing line in India to produce Fire TV devices
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon is opening its first manufacturing line in India in a partnership with Foxconn-owned Cloud Network Technology, an India-based su...
08:03 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge The PS5s actual silicon processor is revealed in these first gorgeous photos
Photo by Fritzchens Fritz / Flickr While the world continues to wait for a chance to buy the PlayStation 5, we’re continuing to put Sony’s next-gen console under th...
07:15 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Roku job listing suggests big plans for original movies and TV shows
Roku is looking to create its own original “episodic and feature productions,” according to a recent (and now closed) job listing posted by the company (via Protocol). The ...
07:00 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Disaster scammers target Texas blackout victims
Photo by Montinique Monroe/Getty Images A freezing winter storm passed through Texas and parts of the Midwest over the weekend, straining parts of the state’s electri...
06:30 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Edge is getting a Kids Mode to add guardrails to browsing the web
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is updating its Edge browser with a Kids Mode that should make browsing safer and more customizable, in a kid-friendly...
06:07 pm - Tue, February 16, 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… ...
06:06 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Amazons troubled MMO New World pushed back to August
Amazon’s open-world MMO, New World, has once again been delayed. The developer now expects the game to launch August 31st. “We’ve been hard at work on compelling end-game...
05:29 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge FinickyCOVID-19 vaccines raise the stakes of power outages
Photo by Mark Felix / AFP via Getty Images Winter storms paralyzing the United States have left millions without power and sent health officials scrambling to protect f...
05:19 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Six free alternatives to the LastPass password manager
Free is always nice, and when a free app is no longer free (or when the free version becomes so limited it is virtually useless), then you have to decide whether to pay up or m...
05:09 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge IBM sets new climate goal for 2030
Inside IBM Research Headquarters IBM plans to get rid of its planet-heating carbon dioxide emissions from its operations by 2030, the company announced today. And unlik...
05:05 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Facebook users rarely saw voting misinformation labeled false, says study especially if it came from Trump
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook addressed false election information with understated warnings like “missing context” rather than more direct flags...
05:00 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Trello is redesigning its project management platform for a remote work future
Image: Trello Productivity app Trello, a virtual whiteboard-style platform for organizing and managing projects, is announcing a major redesign today in addition to new...
04:51 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Flight Simulators new UK update brings famous castles and football stadiums to life
Microsoft Flight Simulator UK update. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft Flight Simulator is getting a big update today focused on the UK and Ireland. The World Update III, a...
04:21 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Nvidia is requiring laptop makers to be more transparent about RTX 30-series specs
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Update February 16th, 11:21AM ET: The bullet list at the bottom now reflects that Asus and Gigabyte have updated all of its produc...
04:19 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Sennheiser says its open to selling its consumer audio business
Image: Sennheiser Sennheiser announced on Tuesday it’s looking for a new partner to buy its consumer audio business, which consists of headphones and soundbars. It’...
04:14 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Corsair grows its roster of streaming brands with Visuals by Impulse
Today, gaming peripheral brand Corsair is announcing that it has purchased streaming visuals company Visuals by Impulse (VBI), which it’s organizing under its other streaming...
03:38 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge LastPass free tier will become a lot less useful next month
Image: LastPass LastPass is adding new restrictions to its free subscription tier starting March 16th that’ll only allow users to view and manage passwords on one cat...
03:30 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge This year will be huge for electric cars heres why
2021 is going to be a really big year for electric vehicles. Car-buying experts at Edmunds expect US sales to grow to 2.5 percent from 1.9 percent in 2020. That’s thanks to m...
03:19 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Like The Mandalorian, WandaVision will get its own documentary on Disney Plus
Following in the footsteps of The Mandalorian and Frozen 2, Disney is giving WandaVision a behind-the-scenes documentary that will air on Disney Plus on March 12th. Assembled:...
03:07 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge How to score a COVID-19 vaccine appointment
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge One of the most frustrating tasks for many of us these days is finding how and where to get an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccin...
03:01 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Celebrate Pokmons 25th anniversary with a matching denim tuxedofrom Levis
Image: Levi’s The Pokémon franchise is turning 25 this year, and to celebrate, the brand is teaming up for a number of collaborations, from McDonald’s cards to Pos...
03:00 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Fortnite is hosting a film festival on the party royale island
Fortnite’s violence-free mode, party royale, will soon be the home of a short film festival. Today, developer Epic announced “Short Nite,” which will feature multiple ani...
03:00 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Microsoft announces new Xbox Wireless Headset, available March 16th for $99
Microsoft is launching a new $99 Xbox Wireless Headset next month. It’s the first wireless Xbox headset since the Xbox 360 days, and it’s designed to connect with Xbox One ...
02:30 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Dells G5 15 gaming laptop with an RTX 2070 is $1,100 in a limited-time deal
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge If you’re hunting for a capable gaming laptop without spending too much, now’s a good time to check out this deal at Dell’s ...
02:02 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge What did we learn from the GameStop mess?
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge An interview with Jon Fortt of CNBC Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Samsungs $549 Galaxy Chromebook 2 will be available on March 1st
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook 2, previously stated to be coming in “Q1 2021,” finally has a release date. You can preorder it sta...
12:54 pm - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Can a cardboard box run Doom II? Yes
If a gadget has a processor in it, then there’s a decent chance someone’s tried to hack it to run Doom. A Nintendo Game & Watch? Naturally. A MacBook Pro Touch Bar? Sur...
11:58 am - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge New Samsung laptops rumored to include OLED screens and S Pen support
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Samsung has a pair of new laptops in development — the Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360 — which include OLED displays...
10:40 am - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Heres the sliding interior of Hyundais new Ioniq 5
GIF: Hyundai Hyundai is teasing the first interior photos of the Ioniq 5 ahead of its world premiere on February 23rd. It’s Hyundai’s first EV to utilize the Electr...
10:04 am - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new Office app now available on iPad
Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Microsoft has updated its unified Office mobile app to work on Apple’s iPad devices. The new Office app combines ...
10:00 am - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Revel introduces a $99-a-month e-bike subscription for NYC residents
Electric moped rental company Revel is expanding its product lineup to include monthly e-bike subscriptions for residents of New York City. It’s the latest company to try to ...
09:37 am - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge Metro Exodus is getting ray tracing on the PS5 and new Xbox consoles
A screenshot for the new PC version shows the upgraded ray tracing technology. | Image: 4A Games Metro Exodus developer 4A Games has revealed the free upgrades that are...
02:45 am - Tue, February 16, 2021
The Verge PocketBook launches 7.8-inch e-reader with new color E Ink screen
E-reader company PocketBook has announced and released the InkPad Color, a 7.8-inch device that uses E Ink’s latest color technology. PocketBook tells The Verge that it’s t...
10:27 pm - Mon, February 15, 2021
The Verge Android 12s dessert name might be Snow Cone, but we thought of 17 better ones
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge We’re eagerly awaiting to hear official news about Android 12, Google’s next major update to its mobile operating system, a...
09:28 pm - Mon, February 15, 2021
The Verge Roku is testing a new, rechargeable remote but it charges via Micro-USB
Roku is testing a new version of its remote control for its set-top boxes, the Roku Voice Remote Pro, which ditches the AAA batteries for a built-in rechargeable battery instea...
09:21 pm - Mon, February 15, 2021
The Verge If your Apple Watch still wont charge after the latest update, Apple will fix it for free
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Apple released watchOS 7.3.1 on Monday, and it could help fix an issue that prevents some Apple Watch Series 5 or SE smartwatches from ...
08:33 pm - Mon, February 15, 2021
The Verge Networks are struggling in Texas amid historic winter storms
Illustrator by Alex Castro / The Verge Much of Texas has been hit by a historic winter cold front, leaving many without power and affecting internet and cell phone serv...
07:56 pm - Mon, February 15, 2021
The Verge Nothing company now owns the Essential brand, for some reason
The Nothing brand logo | Image: Nothing Nothing, the recently-launched startup from former OnePlus executive, Carl Pei, has acquired the Essential brand, according to a...
06:47 pm - Mon, February 15, 2021
The Verge Overcooked All You Can Eat is coming to more platforms, with expanded crossplay on the way
Image: Team17 (via the PlayStation Blog) Overcooked All You Can Eat, which bundles all of the content from Overcooked and Overcooked 2 into one big package, will be rel...
04:48 pm - Mon, February 15, 2021
The Verge Parler is back online after a month of downtime
Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images The alternative social network Parler has reopened after a month offline. The company announced in a press release that the ...
03:54 pm - Mon, February 15, 2021
The Verge Jaguar will be an all-electric car brand from 2025
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge UK automaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) says its Jaguar luxury brand will be all-electric by 2025. Meanwhile, its Land Rover brand will ...
03:37 pm - Mon, February 15, 2021
The Verge Googles new two-factor authentication prompt now has dark mode on Android
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is rolling out a new update for its two-factor authentication prompt on Android, which adds support for dark mode (along ...
03:29 pm - Mon, February 15, 2021
The Verge In 2021, the Sundance Film Festival found art in Zoom, Instagram, and VR theater
Sundance Institute A New Frontier for a year at home Continue reading… ...
11:30 am - Mon, February 15, 2021
The Verge Heres a first look at Microsofts xCloud for the web
Microsoft has started testing its xCloud game streaming through a web browser. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s Xbox plans tell The Verge that employees are now testing a we...
09:42 am - Mon, February 15, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy F62 is coming to India with huge 7,000mAh battery
The Galaxy F62 will be available in blue, grey, and green. | Image: Samsung Samsung’s Galaxy F62 is a new affordable handset that’s releasing in India on February 2...
04:43 am - Mon, February 15, 2021
The Verge Nissan says its not in Apple car discussions
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Nissan has issued a statement denying that it’s in discussions to work with Apple on the US company’s long-rumored autonomous car pr...
09:00 pm - Sun, February 14, 2021
The Verge The Chevy Bolt is now a compact SUV with 250 miles of range and hands-free driving
The original hatchback Bolt EV is also getting a refresh Continue reading… ...
08:45 pm - Sun, February 14, 2021
The Verge New trailers: Old, Nomadland, The Vault, and more
M. Night Shyamalan’s Old | Universal Today’s big drop was the premiere trailer for Zack Snyder’s Justice League which, fortunately for weekend editors everywhere,...
03:52 pm - Sun, February 14, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse says it will improve security after researchers raise China spying concerns
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The developers of audio chat room app Clubhouse plan to add additional encryption to prev...
03:26 pm - Sun, February 14, 2021
The Verge Watch the official premiere trailer for Zack Snyders Justice League
With Zack Snyder’s Justice League set to release nearly a month from now, Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for the film. Set after the events of Batman v Superman: Da...
06:27 am - Sun, February 14, 2021
The Verge DJIs unannounced FPV drone is already the star of a complete unboxing video
DJI’s first-ever FPV (first-person-view) drone hasn’t been much of a secret for months — but an unboxing video now shows off the new quadcopter, controller and FPV goggle...
11:18 pm - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge Mercedes recalling more than 1 million vehicles over emergency-call tech issue
Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images Mercedes-Benz USA is recalling 1.29 million vehicles because of a failure in its eCall software which may not provide a v...
09:40 pm - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge Google updates its iOS YouTube app, the first update to one of its major iOS apps since December
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has provided a bug fix to its iOS YouTube app, the first update to a major Google iOS app since December, 9to5Google repo...
08:37 pm - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge Go read this New York Times report on SlateStarCodex and Silicon Valley tech leaders
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last year, the pseudonymous writer behind the SlateStarCodex blog abruptly shut it down, claiming a forthcoming story from The N...
05:42 pm - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge CEOs of Reddit and Robinhood and Roaring Kitty slated to testify in GameStop hearing
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Reddit CEO Steve Huffman, Robinhood co-CEO Vlad Tenev, and Keith Gill (aka Roaring Kitty) a...
04:27 pm - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Donald Glover to star in Amazons Mr. and Mrs. Smith series
Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Donald Glover at the 2019 British Academy Britannia Awards | Photo by Frazer Harrison/BAFTA LA/Getty Images for BAFTA LA Phoebe Waller-Bridge a...
04:23 pm - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge Microsofts Edge extensions store hosted illicit copies of Sonic and Mario Kart 64
An image from the Mario Kart 64 listing on the Edge extensions store. Microsoft’s Edge extensions store was hosting likely illegal copies of a number of iconic games,...
04:00 pm - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge Netflix is making a Redwall movie, and The Verge staff is very excited
Earlier this week, Netflix dropped a surprise announcement that it’s adapting author Brian Jacques’ iconic Redwall books into a new animated movie and TV franchise. Based o...
03:00 pm - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge Vaccine rollout wont be equitable unless health care reckons with racism
Dr. Michelle Chester, right, rolls up the sleeve of Sandra Lindsay, a nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, before she is inoculated with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vac...
02:48 pm - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge Minneapolis prohibits use of facial recognition software by its police department
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously on Friday to approve an ordinance banning the use of facial recognition software ...
01:09 pm - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge A few of the best deals for the holiday weekend
That’s The Verge’s Chris Welch wearing Bose’s Noise Canceling Headphones 700 | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge You wouldn’t know it from looking at ...
02:16 am - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge You shouldnt have to publicly humiliate AT&T to get usable internet
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Earlier this month, Aaron Epstein spent $10,000 to buy an ad in The Wall Street Journal to tell AT&T’s CEO he wasn’t hap...
02:07 am - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge PSA: eBay might not let you sell items without a bank account starting Valentines Day
In 2002, eBay bought PayPal for $1.5 billion, turning it into the way you’d buy and get paid for items you sell on the ginormous auction site. But the once-happy couple has b...
01:37 am - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge Pirates are flooding Microsofts Edge browser with illicit games like Sonic and Mario Kart 64
An image from the Mario Kart 64 listing on the Edge extensions store. Microsoft’s Edge extensions store appears to be hosting illegal copies of a number of iconic gam...
01:37 am - Sat, February 13, 2021
The Verge Microsofts Edge extensions store hosted illicit copies of Sonic and Mario Kart 64
An image from the Mario Kart 64 listing on the Edge extensions store. Microsoft’s Edge extensions store was hosting likely illegal copies of a number of iconic games,...
11:21 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 leaks out with 3D motion detection
Amazon’s Ring has so many different video doorbells in the market it’s getting hard to keep track, but one of them is apparently about to get a big bump with some brand-new...
11:01 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge If Whoopi Goldberg tells you to wear a mask on the subway, you wear it
Photo by Daniel Slim / AFP via Getty Images You might not have to ride public transit to work right now, but if you’re one of the many workers who still commutes in N...
11:00 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge A Komodo dragon has been crowned Twitchs permanent PogChamp replacement
On January 6th, the day a riot of pro-Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol, Twitch removed the iconic PogChamp emote because the person it depicted made statements calling f...
10:37 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge The 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… ...
10:11 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Thanks, I love NOAAs satellite-themed Valentines Day cards
Image: NOAA Let’s be honest, when most people think of places to get good Valentine’s Day cards, the US government’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrati...
09:36 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Facebook is secretly building a smartwatch and planning to sell it next year
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Facebook is building a smartwatch as part of its ongoing hardware efforts, according to a new report from The Information. The...
08:49 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Whats on your desk, Jon Porter?
Photo by Jon Porter / The Verge Fitting a lot of tech into a small space Continue reading… ...
08:38 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Amazon delivery app Mentor tracks drivers locations and measures their performance
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Amazon built its own in-house mobile app called Mentor that it uses to track the location and rate the performance of third-party de...
08:04 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Whats on your desk, Taylor Lyles?
An enthusiastic gamer creates her workspace Continue reading… ...
07:56 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Microsoft, Google, and Qualcomm are reportedly nervous about Nvidia acquiring Arm
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Microsoft, Google, and Qualcomm have been raising concerns to regulators about Nvidia’s Arm acquisition, according to reports by CNBC ...
07:23 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk says the Biden administration shot down his carbon tax pitch
Photo by Patrick Pleul / picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk says he pitched the Biden administration on instituting a carbon tax as a way to encourage a faster...
06:16 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra might have a tiny rear-facing display as a treat
A YouTuber claims to have the unannounced Mi 11 Ultra featuring a 1-inch rear-facing screen. | Photo by Tech Buff PH A YouTuber has posted a video featuring what he cla...
06:07 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Nvidias $329 RTX 3060 graphics card is launching on February 25th
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge We already knew Nvidia was making a $329 RTX 3060 graphics card, and today, the company announced that it will make its most aff...
05:59 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Apple launches an augmented reality app to promote For All Mankind on Apple TV Plus
Apple is gearing up for the release of For All Mankind season 2 on Apple TV Plus. It’s kicking things off with a new augmented reality app, For All Mankind: Time Capsule, tha...
05:32 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Sex and the City is now available in HD for the first time on HBO Max
Image: HBO A newly remastered version of Sex and the City is now available to stream on HBO Max, WarnerMedia announced on Friday. Thanks to the remaster, you can watch ...
05:17 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Nintendos new Mario-themed Switch is available now
Nintendo Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition | Image: Nintendo Alongside the release of Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury for the Nintendo Switch, several retailer...
05:04 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Go read about how Facebooks pseudo-Supreme Court came together
Photo illustration by William Joel | Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images Can Facebook meaningfully have a Supreme Court? The title of a new featur...
04:58 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Notion was having technical issues, so I have no idea what my schedule is today
This shows what Notion looks like when it is working | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales Online organization app Notion was experiencing technical difficulties this morni...
04:39 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Go read this article about how we got duped into cooking with gas
Blue natural gas flame on a domestic cooker gas hob. | Photo by: Arterra/Universal Images Group via Getty Images I spend a lot of time fretting about how my home might ...
04:16 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Amazon sues to block state investigation of New York warehouse labor fight
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has filed a lawsuit against the New York state attorney general’s office as a preemptive effort to prevent legal action...
04:06 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge The best phone to buy right now
iPhone 12, Galaxy S21 Ultra, Galaxy S21, iPhone 12 Mini, Galaxy Z Fold 2, and Pixel 4A 5G Buying a new phone can be a chore, but we’ve done the work for you ...
04:00 pm - Fri, February 12, 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...
03:45 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: Googles mysterious lack of app updates and Apples rumored VR headset
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast The Vergecast to discuss this week in Verge headlines. Here’s what The ...
03:44 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Twitter CEO partners with Jay-Z on $23M bitcoin development fund
Photo illustration by Alain Pitton/NurPhoto via Getty Images Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and musician Jay-Z have pledged 500 bitcoin (around $23.3 million) toward ₿trust,...
03:41 pm - Fri, February 12, 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...
03:16 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Apples AirPods Pro are down to $200 at B&H Photo and Best Buy
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Update February 12th, 10:05AM ET: When this was written, Amazon and Walmart were selling the AirPods Pros for $180. While th...
03:16 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Spotify to let employees keep working remotely and now choose what country they work from
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify is jumping on the remote work bandwagon in a big way with an announcement on Friday that it will let its employees choos...
03:14 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Nintendos new Mario-themed Switch is available now
Nintendo Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition | Image: Nintendo Alongside the release of Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury for the Nintendo Switch, several retailer...
03:13 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge In WandaVisions new episode, somebody thinks of the children
Disney / Marvel Studios WandaVision is moving closer to its endgame, as SWORD clashes with Wanda, Vision continues to question his reality, and the mystery of who is ac...
02:40 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Can anyone moderate podcasts?
Apple, Spotify, and the impossible problem of moderating shows Continue reading… ...
02:35 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Snag a set of Beats Flex at Amazon for $40, the lowest price yet
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The Beats Flex wireless earbuds are $10 off at Amazon in the black or neon green colorways. This might not sound like a big price cut, ...
02:24 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge How to score a COVID-19 vaccine appointment
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge One of the most frustrating tasks for many of us these days is finding how and where to get an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccin...
01:20 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Nintendos new Mario-themed Switch is available now
Nintendo Switch Mario Red & Blue Edition | Image: Nintendo Alongside the release of Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury for the Nintendo Switch, several retailer...
12:11 pm - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge VLC 4.0 coming this year with new interface for the popular video player
Screenshots of the new interface shown off in 2019. | Image: VideoLAN / FOSDEM Version 4.0 of VLC, the popular cross-platform media playing software, is planned for rel...
10:52 am - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Chappelles Show returns to Netflix now that Dave got paid
Dave Chappelle reclaims his namesake. | Photo By: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Dave Chappelle says that his long running beef with Comedy Central ove...
10:34 am - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Chrome for iOS will soon keep incognito tabs even more secret with Face ID
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is testing a new privacy feature to its Chrome browser for iOS that can lock incognito tabs behind Face ID. Apple’s fac...
10:12 am - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Twitter permanently suspends conservative activist group Project Veritas
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has permanently suspended the account of conservative activist group Project Veritas, after the organization released a ...
08:54 am - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Dbrand starts selling matte black PS5 plates and dares Sony to sue
It’s fair to say the PlayStation 5’s huge, two-tone industrial design is not for everyone, and now Dbrand says it has a solution. The company best known for its custom phon...
01:41 am - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Stardew Valleys big local co-op update has come to consoles
Stardew Valley’s 1.5 update delighted a lot of us when it came out for PC in December, and now it’s finally arriving for consoles. The game’s developer announced on Twitt...
12:20 am - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Alexa can now greet people from your Ring Doorbell Pro
The Ring Video Doorbell Pro can now talk to your visitors with Alexa. | Image: Amazon Amazon is announcing that it’s adding Alexa to its Ring Video Doorbell Pro, givi...
12:08 am - Fri, February 12, 2021
The Verge Tron invades Fortnite with Light Cycles and new skins
Today Epic revealed the latest crossover for its battle royale hit, which brings the retrofuturistic world of Tron into the game. There are ten different Tron-themed skins ava...
11:27 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Please GameStop it, Hollywood
Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge Okay, screenwriters, directors, authors, and production companies — we get it. You have some experience telling stories about Wall...
11:20 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk tells Joe Rogan he wants the new Tesla Roadster to hover
Image: Tesla Elon Musk has said for years that he wants to offer a rocket thruster package to increase the already ludicrous speed of the second-generation Tesla Roadst...
11:02 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge GameStop surge reportedly under federal investigation for possible manipulation
Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge Several US government agencies are investigating the GameStop stock brouhaha to determine whether there was market manipulation invo...
10:31 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge LGs new Gram laptops are available for purchase
Image: LG Several of LG’s 2021 Gram laptops are now available for purchase. LG announced the new lineup earlier this year but had not yet announced pricing or availab...
10:28 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge NASA is bargaining with a US space startup for a Soyuz seat
Photo by NASA/ Joel Kowsky via Getty Images NASA is planning to buy an astronaut seat on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft through Texas-based aerospace firm Axiom Space, acco...
10:15 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge I Miss My Bar is like audio therapy for barflies
Maverick Sure, you can drink at home with some music on, but that doesn’t replicate the feeling of being out at a bar among friends and total strangers. As it turns o...
10:06 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Disney Plus hits 94.9 million subscribers, beating its four-year goal in 14 months
Photo: Lucasfilm Ltd. Disney Plus reached a new high of 94.9 million subscribers around the world, the company announced in its Q1 2021 earnings report. Hulu now has 39...
09:40 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Uber and Lyft are getting less unprofitable, but COVID-19 is still a drag on their business
Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Uber and Lyft reported their quarterly earnings this week, and while both companies are showing signs of improvement, the COVID...
09:25 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Kitty Letter is a new mobile word game from the creator of The Oatmeal, and its good
Matthew Inman, the creator of The Oatmeal webcomics and popular card game Exploding Kittens, has released a free mobile word game called Kitty Letter. Inman describes it as “...
09:16 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Leak suggests Samsung Galaxy A52 and A72 will get high refresh rate screens
A leaked press render of the upcoming midrange Galaxy A52 5G. | Photo by Evan Blass Samsung may be getting closer to refreshing two popular midrange devices: the Galaxy...
09:07 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Nvidia is bringing back old RTX 2060 and GTX 1050 Ti GPUs to deal with global chip shortage
PCWorld has confirmed that Nvidia is planning on releasing stock of GTX 1050 Ti and RTX 2060 GPUs to its board partners in an attempt to deal with the stock shortages and sky-h...
08:58 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Workers at Medium are unionizing
Medium workers have announced they’re forming a union with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 9410. The Medium Workers Union says more than 70 percent of eligi...
08:41 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Twitter plans to label the personal accounts of heads of state
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Beginning next week, Twitter will add labels to the personal accounts of heads of state as it expands its policy on government-a...
08:33 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Game of Thrones showrunners are producing a Netflix adaptation of The Overstory with Hugh Jackman
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the creators and showrunners of HBO’s Game of Thrones, have a new project in the works with Netf...
08:04 pm - Thu, February 11, 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 ...
07:51 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Apples AirPods Pro are down to $180 at Amazon and Walmart
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge When it comes to true wireless earbuds, Apple’s AirPods Pro are possibly the best option out there. If you have been holdi...
07:34 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Today I learned you can turn off Reddits obnoxious app install pop-up with a simple checkbox
My preferred way to surf Reddit is via the mobile website. It lets me quickly check a few of my favorite subreddits to see which posts are bubbling up. Since I’m not usually ...
07:31 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Clapper permanently bans QAnon-related content
Clapper Clapper has moved to ban accounts spreading QAnon conspiracy theories and vaccine misinformation in the wake of a Verge report last month. Clapper CEO Edison Ch...
07:19 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge The Kingdom Hearts series comes to PC as an Epic Store exclusive
Kingdom Hearts, Square Enix’s action roleplaying mashup of Square Enix, Disney, and Pixar characters, is coming to PC for the first time. The series will be available as an E...
07:16 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge See how libraries are meeting ebook demand for the NYT Best Sellers list with this visualization
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Fiction author, sourdough bread lover, and former Twitter executive Robin Sloan is answering a question you may have never t...
06:52 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Jack Black will play the snarky robot Claptrap in the Borderlands movie
Photo by Francesco Prandoni/Getty Images Jack Black is set to play snarky robot Claptrap in the upcoming Borderlands movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Deadlin...
06:34 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge The Biden administration is working to help address global semiconductor chip shortage
Photo: Intel The White House has pledged to help address the ongoing global semiconductor shortage, with President Joe Biden said to be signing an executive order to co...
06:00 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Facebook has doubled bullying and harassment takedowns since last year
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge On Thursday, Facebook released a new moderation transparency report showing a marked uptick in bullying and harassment enfor...
05:36 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge PSA: if you use Slack on Android, you might want to update your password
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge You might want to change your Slack password if you used the app on Android. According to an email sent out by the company and p...
05:00 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Steve Aoki teamed up with Capcom on a Street Fighterarcade cabinet and clothing line
DJ Steve Aoki and his Dim Mak record label and fashion brand have teamed up with Capcom on some cool Street Fighter-themed items: a limited edition countertop arcade cabinet, a...
05:00 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Google Photos gets new paywalled editing features for Google One subscribers
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google is adding some of its fancy, Pixel-exclusive editing features to Google Photos today for all Android users to enjoy, but there...
04:59 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Post Malone will hold a virtual concert to celebrate Pokmons 25th anniversary
Post Malone is joining Pokémon’s 25th anniversary celebration with a virtual concert. The rapper will perform on February 27th in a digital event kicking off at 7PM ET. On Y...
04:49 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge HBO Max will launch internationally in June
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge HBO Max will finally make its international debut in June, with the streaming service set to launch in Latin America and the Car...
04:45 pm - Thu, February 11, 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… ...
04:45 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge PS5exclusive Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart will launch on June 11th
Image: PlayStation We already knew Insomniac Games was working on a sequel to the 2016 reboot of Ratchet & Clank. And today, Sony announced that Ratchet & Clank...
04:33 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 studios hacked data has reportedly been sold
Image: CD Projekt Red Hackers have reportedly sold the game source code and other information stolen from Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3 studio CD Projekt Red (CDPR)....
04:14 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge More people are going back to theaters to game, not to watch movies
CGV’s branding for the new AzitX service that lets gamers rent out screens | CGV It’s no secret the pandemic has taken a huge toll on the theater industry, but some...
04:03 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge DJI Mini 2 review: tiny dancer
It looks the same, but it flies and shoots much better Continue reading… ...
03:52 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Waymoand Cruise dominated autonomous testing in California in the first year of the pandemic
Unsurprisingly, there was much less autonomous vehicle testing in California in 2020 compared to years prior. The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdowns forced many AVs off th...
03:51 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Controversial shooter Six Days in Fallujah back in development
Image: Highwire Games Six Days in Fallujah, a controversial third-person shooter set during the Iraq War, is back in development over a decade after being canceled foll...
03:11 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Go read this timeline of how MacKenzie Scott is donating her Amazon wealth
Mackenzie Scott and her ex-husband Jeff Bezos. | Photo by Jörg Carstensen / picture alliance via Getty Images It’s no secret MacKenzie Scott has committed some stunn...
02:46 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Boses best over-ear headphones are $150 off refurbished at eBay
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge eBay is hosting a President’s Day sale specifically on refurbished products. One of the best offers we’ve spotted is for...
02:33 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Microsofts foldable Surface Duo price drops to $999, arrives in Europe next week
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft is dropping the price of its foldable Surface Duo device to $999, and launching it in Europe and Canada next week. The Surfa...
02:30 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge A brief chat with iamBrandonTV
There are as many ways to make it on Twitch as there are streamers. Even so, there is a culturally recognized type. And you can picture him — yes, him — now, can’t you? A...
02:00 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge How you can help astronomers hunt for undiscovered worlds
Astronomers discovered the stars closest to our Solar System more than 100 years ago. There’s the three-star Alpha Centauri system about four light-years away and Barnard’s...
01:45 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge The Call of Duty League will look very different in its second season
Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images The Call of Duty League kicked off its inaugural season last year with a bang. The CDL launched with an ambitious vision to merge e...
01:30 pm - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Tern HSD P9 review: the everything e-bike
A midtail cargo bike for the whole family Continue reading… ...
11:44 am - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Instagram bans prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy, but Facebook page remains active
Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images Facebook-owned Instagram has permanently banned Robert F. Kennedy Jr, a prominent anti-vaccine activist who had over 800,000 follower...
10:02 am - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Discord iOS update makes it easier to steal memes from Twitter
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Meme thieves rejoice! Discord’s latest update on iOS adds a new option to make it easier to save images from Twitter embeds, h...
09:37 am - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Microsoft tried to acquire Pinterest, FT reports
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has reportedly held talks with Pinterest in an attempt to acquire the social network. The Financial Times reports that...
04:40 am - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge The Mandalorian star Pedro Pascal will play Joel in HBOs The Last of Us TV show
Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Pedro Pascal, who you might recognize as The Mandalorian himself, has been cast as Joel in HBO’s TV adaptation of The Last of Us...
04:12 am - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Googles own iOS apps were begging for updates that dont exist, but the company says it was because of a bug
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google hasn’t updated many of its iOS apps in weeks, perhaps to avoid potential criticism from what might be revealed from Apple...
03:34 am - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Star Wars severs ties with The Mandalorian star Gina Carano
Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic Disney has severed ties with Gina Carano, who played Cara Dune on The Mandalorian, the company announced on Wednesday evening. “Gin...
02:57 am - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge PlayStation Network was down around the globe for more than an hour
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony’s PlayStation Network experienced a global outage on Wednesday evening that appeared to last for more than an hour. On the Play...
01:55 am - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge PlayStation Network is down around the globe
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony’s PlayStation Network is currently experiencing a global outage. On the PlayStation Network status page, every service except P...
01:29 am - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge A Game of Thrones fan favorite will star as Ellie in HBOs adaptation of The Last of Us
Image: HBO HBO’s The Last of Us adaptation is set to feature a familiar face: Bella Ramsey, the actor who played the young ruler Lyanna Mormont on Game of Thrones, wi...
01:29 am - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Game of Thrones fan favorite Bella Ramsey will star as Ellie in HBOs The Last of Us
Image: HBO HBO’s The Last of Us adaptation is set to feature a familiar face: Bella Ramsey, the actor who played the young ruler Lyanna Mormont on Game of Thrones, wi...
01:14 am - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge NASA picks SpaceXs Falcon Heavy to launch two key pieces of the Lunar Gateway
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images NASA chose SpaceX’s heavy-lift Falcon Heavy rocket to launch the first two elements of the agency’s Lunar Gateway, a planned outpos...
12:56 am - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Googles own iOS apps are now literally begging for updates that dont exist
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google hasn’t updated many of its iOS apps in weeks, perhaps to avoid potential criticism from what might be revealed from Apple...
12:46 am - Thu, February 11, 2021
The Verge Turns out that Florida water treatment facility left the doors wide open for hackers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge By now, you’ve probably heard the theoretically scary story of how hackers managed to infiltrate the computer systems at a wat...
11:54 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Best Chromebook 2021
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge The best Chromebook for every type of user Continue reading… ...
11:02 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Toyota will debut its first mass-market EVs in the US this year
Toyota will finally introduce its first mass-market all-electric vehicles in the United States later this year, the world’s leading automaker announced Wednesday, though it o...
10:49 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge The CDC hopesHarry Potter, Wonder Woman, and Neo can actually convince people to wear masks
Wearing a mask is one of the easiest things individual people can do to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is partnering wi...
10:43 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Security researcher finds a way to run code on Apple, PayPal, and Microsofts systems
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Security researcher Alex Birsan has found a security vulnerability that allowed him to run code on servers owned by Apple, Micro...
10:18 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge PSA: if you use Slack on Android, you should update your password
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge You should change your Slack password if you used the app on Android, according to an email sent out by the company and publishe...
10:18 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Google is testing a dark mode for desktop search
Google is testing a dark mode for desktop search, Google confirmed to The Verge. If the test has rolled out to you and your system is set to dark mode, the background of Google...
09:38 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Floating virtual lawmaker pauses relief meeting
Rep. Tom Emmer tunes into a House Financial Services markup upside down. Like plenty of other congressional committees this week, the House Financial Services Committee...
09:32 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge If youre vaccinated againstCOVID-19, you wont have to quarantine if youre exposed
Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images People who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and don’t have any symptoms don’t have to quarantine if they’re e...
09:15 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk and Witcher hackers claim theyll auction off stolen source code for millions of dollars
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The hackers who targeted video game developer CD Projekt Red (CDPR) with a ransomware attack are now auctioning off the stolen s...
08:48 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Asus is killing off tiny easy-to-lose M.2 screws with this handy Q-Latch
Asus Is there anything worse than repeatedly dropping the super tiny screw that lets you install an M.2 solid-state drive in your PC? Yes, but it’s definitely up ther...
08:01 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Pokmon cards are selling so well the Pokmon Company is rushing to print more
Photo by John Keeble/Getty Images Demand for Pokémon cards has been high the last few weeks as the series celebrates its 25th anniversary. To accommodate the high dema...
08:00 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge The Asus TUF Dash F15 gaming laptop is efficient but not excellent
Its quad-core CPU and low-powered RTX 3070 are great for efficiency but not intensive tasks Continue reading… ...
07:36 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Twitter resists Indian governments orders to block protest accounts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has refused an order from the Indian government to block certain Twitter accounts, including ones from politicians, acti...
07:03 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge HPs refreshed Pavilion x360 convertible laptops are optimized for streaming
Photo: HP HP announced today that it has refreshed its Pavilion x360 line of 14- and 15-inch convertible laptops, making them smaller, lighter, and more geared toward s...
07:01 pm - Wed, February 10, 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...
06:57 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge New North Dakota bill would force Apple to allow alternative app stores and payment systems
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A new bill introduced in the North Dakota Senate might have far-reaching consequences for app store operators. The bill, Senate ...
06:56 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Google is teasing us with dark mode for desktop search
Google appears to be rolling out a dark mode for desktop search, but only some people have it right now. If the change has rolled out to you and your system is set to dark mode...
06:48 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Facebook is reportedly working on a Clubhouse copy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook, a company known for ripping its ideas from competitors, has reportedly set its sights on social audio. The New York Ti...
06:47 pm - Wed, February 10, 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 ...
06:25 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Google now pays 450 sites to bring you free news, including some paywalled stories
Image: Google Google’s News Showcase, a program wherein the search giant pays to curate news content from publishers, has launched in the UK and Argentina. In the UK,...
06:22 pm - Wed, February 10, 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...
06:03 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Instagram announces tougher consequences for hate speech in direct messages
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram is toughening its stance on hate speech in direct messages. The company announced today that it’ll start disabling t...
05:34 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Big Fitbit update adds Charge 4 health features, brings premium data to more users
The FitBit Charge 4 gets a healthy feature boost with a new update | Image: FitBit Fitbit is offering a major update for some of its current smartwatches. As detailed b...
05:26 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Border agents can search phones freely under new circuit court ruling
David Santiago/Miami Herald/Tribune News Service via Getty Images A US appeals court has ruled that Customs and Border Protection agents can conduct in-depth searches o...
05:18 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge China becomes latest country to reach Mars with Tianwen-1 probe
Tianwen-1’s first image of Mars, captured Feb. 5 | China National Space Administration China’s Tianwen-1 spacecraft successfully rolled into Mars orbit Wednesday mo...
05:18 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Twitters Trump ban is permanent, even if he runs for office again
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Former President Donald Trump will not be returning to Twitter at any point in the future, according to the company’s chief fi...
05:13 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Rebecca Black releases 10th anniversary remix of Friday... on a Wednesday
Image: Rebecca Black Rebecca Black has released a 10th anniversary remix of her viral hit “Friday.” Yes, somehow, the original song came out 10 years ago, and I hav...
04:57 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Sen. Ron Wyden proposes $500 million to fix US unemployment systems
Photo by Erin Schaff for The Verge Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) put out a new bill Wednesday that would overhaul the US’s crumbling unemployment benefits systems. Over the l...
04:53 pm - Wed, February 10, 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...
04:34 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge PSA: Please wear layers to your vaccine appointment
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis receives the second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. | Photo by YANNIS KOLESIDIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Vaccine selfies — vaxxi...
04:23 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Rocket League developer is adding a Ford F-150 to the game
Image: Psyonix Rocket League developer Psyonix announced today it's partnering with an auto company to add an actual truck into the game. Sadly, no, it is not the Tesla...
03:56 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Epics new MetaHuman tool lets you craft realistic faces inside a browser
Epic Games has announced a new, browser-based software tool powered by its Unreal Engine called the MetaHuman Creator that can craft highly realistic human faces and help power...
03:55 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Netflix is turning iconic series Redwall into a TV show, film
Redwall, Brian Jacques’ fantasy novels about heroic anthropomorphic animals, is coming to Netflix in a new film and TV show. The company announced on Twitter that Over the Ga...
03:50 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Apples most affordable iPad is even cheaper at several retailers
Starting at $329, Apple’s most affordable iPad model comes at a very attractive price — but if you have been holding off in the hopes of buying it at an even better price, ...
03:31 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Nvidia is requiring laptop makers to be more transparent about RTX 30-series specs
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Update February 10th, 10:31AM ET: The bullet list at the bottom now reflects that Gigabyte has updated all of its product pages wi...
03:26 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge The TikTok-Oracle deal is on life support under Biden
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nearly five months after it was announced, a proposed hosting deal between Oracle and TikTok is on permanent hold, according to ...
03:17 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge How to use Snap Camera to become a cat (or anything else) on Zoom
The latest absurd YouTube video to do the rounds is that of a lawyer named Rod Ponton who accidentally attended a civil hearing on Zoom wearing a cat filter (and couldn’t fig...
03:00 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Why social networks need better blocking tools
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge I. Blocking is having a moment. Last month, Tracy Chou announced that she had raised a little under $1.5 million to launch Block...
02:00 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Super Mario 3D World Bowsers Fury is the best of Mario in one package
Ever since the open green fields of Super Mario 64, Nintendo has experimented with the best way to transport Mario into three dimensions. From the bite-sized planetoids of Gala...
01:58 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Facebook will test cutting back on political posts in the News Feed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook plans to test how people respond to seeing fewer posts about politics in the News Feed. Starting this week, Facebook wi...
12:45 pm - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Ikeas huge new gamer gear lineup includes this weird wooden desk hand
Relax, Ikea’s wooden gamer hand is here to take care of your gaming gear. | Image: Ikea In an ideal world, we’d always keep a hand free to protect our precious gami...
10:27 am - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly developing next-gen ultra-thin displays for AR devices with TSMC
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is working with TSMC to develop ultra-thin and energy-efficient micro OLED displays for its upcoming augmented reality dev...
03:53 am - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Nintendos latest Switch Online SNES games are some seriously deep cuts
Nintendo has announced the next SNES and NES games coming to its Switch Online service. Depending on your perspective, the selection shines a light on some underappreciated gem...
02:08 am - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Apple Maps is getting Google and Waze-like accident reporting
The new reporting interface in Apple Maps. Apple is bringing accident, hazard, and speed check reporting to Apple Maps. The feature is currently only available to users...
01:50 am - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Apple will replace these MacBook Pro batteries for free if they dont charge past one percent
Apple has launched a new, free battery replacement program for 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pros that won’t charge past one percent. The issue affects “a very small number of cust...
01:35 am - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Satechis new tiny double-sided wireless charger can top up your Apple Watch or AirPods
Image: Satechi Satechi has launched a double-sided charger that can wirelessly charge an Apple Watch or AirPods — but not both at once — while hopefully saving you ...
12:45 am - Wed, February 10, 2021
The Verge Twitters Jack Dorsey wants to build an app store for social media algorithms
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey imagines a future where you get to choose what you see on social media by picking out your favorite reco...
11:47 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Apple will let Super Healthy Kids have a pear (shaped logo) after all
The original Prepear logo, compared to Apple’s. Last August, the routine story of a trademark opposition captured the world’s imagination, when Apple declared that ...
11:30 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Hyundai is getting serious about building a walking car with four legs
Hyundai Who needs an Apple car when you’ve got one with four legs? Hyundai, which recently acquired a controlling stake in robot maker Boston Dynamics, rolled out a n...
11:10 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Teslas $1.5 billion bitcoin purchase clashes with its environmental aspirations
Tesla, led by Elon Musk, confirmed that it purchased about $ 1.5 billion in bitcoin in January and expects to start accepting it as a payment in the future.  | Photo by Ar...
11:10 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Salesforce declares the 9-to-5 workday dead, will let employees work remotely from now on
Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images Cloud computing company Salesforce is joining other Silicon Valley tech giants in announcing a substantial shift in how it allows its e...
11:10 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Salesforce declares the 9-to-5 workday dead, will let some employees work remotely from now on
Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images Cloud computing company Salesforce is joining other Silicon Valley tech giants in announcing a substantial shift in how it allows its e...
11:09 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge CBS All Access will stop working on older Apple TVs when Paramount Plus launches
CBS All Access is set to transform into Paramount Plus on March 4th, but you won’t be able to watch it if you own a second- or third-generation Apple TV. The company announce...
11:03 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge AstraZenecas COVID-19 vaccine has been confusing from the start
Photo by Karwai Tang/Getty Images South Africa announced this week that it’s stopping the use of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine after a small study found tha...
10:19 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Twitter kept gaining new users after it banned Trump
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Twitter doesn’t need Donald Trump to keep growing. The company said today that it ended 2020 with 192 million daily users, and the f...
10:10 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Riot Games CEO under investigation following allegations of gender discrimination
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge Nicolo Laurent, the Riot Games CEO, is under investigation following gender discrimination and sexual harassment allegations, a...
10:02 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge The original Barcode Scanner app, seemingly mistaken for malware, is getting review-bombed
One of the first Android apps — ZXing Team’s Barcode Scanner, an app that predates the first official release of Android itself — is currently getting review-bombed on th...
09:22 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Adobe makes it easier to share Photoshop and Illustrator projects with collaborators
Image: Adobe Adobe is making it easier for multiple people to work on the same file in Photoshop, Illustrator, or Fresco. The three apps are getting a new feature calle...
08:40 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Webers latest gas grills have Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and digital displays
Image: Weber Weber is expanding its line of internet-connected grills to encompass its popular gas models, including the company’s entry-level Spirt lineup, offering ...
08:04 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Disney is closing down Ice Age animation studio Blue Sky and canceling its final film
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Disney is shutting down Blue Sky Studios, the animation house responsible for the Ice Age movies, according to Deadline. The rea...
08:00 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Elon Musks SpaceX is accepting $99 Starlink deposits amid deep chasm of red ink
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images SpaceX started accepting preorders for its Starlink satellite internet service late on Mo...
07:32 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Zoom filter traps this lawyer as a cute cat during live court hearing
Screenshot by Nick Statt / The Verge As Rod Ponton awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed during a live Zoom hearing into an adorable pet fe...
07:31 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Zack Snyder has revealed a new version of Jared Letos Joker
Image: Vanity Fair The Joker is such an elemental comic book villain that any new version is bound to be compared to previous iterations. It’s rare, then, that an act...
07:16 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Android 10 comes to the Nintendo Switch
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The same people who originally brought Android to the Nintendo Switch, the Switchroot team, are back with an Android 10 upda...
06:15 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Audi reveals its Porsche-powered E-Tron GT
Images: Audi Starting at a cool $100,000 Continue reading… ...
06:00 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Instagram says its algorithm wont promote Reels that have a TikTok watermark
Image: Instagram Instagram’s newest guidance for creators makes one thing clear: the platform wants people to stop posting recycled TikToks to Reels. Today, Instagram...
05:59 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Huawei asks court to overturn FCC ban
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Huawei has asked a court to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s designation of it as a national security threat. ...
05:54 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Toyota teams up with Aurora and Denso on robotaxi development
It’s 2021 and we’re still finding unique ways to pair up to develop self-driving cars. The latest is between Toyota, AV startup Aurora, and auto part supplier Denso. The th...
05:34 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge How to stream the second Trump impeachment trial
Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump begins today. Trump was charged with incitement of insurrection by th...
05:26 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Googles Fi VPN is coming to iPhones this spring
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google launched a VPN for its Google Fi cell service in beta back in November 2018, allowing Fi subscribers to route their phone’s i...
05:19 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Super Bowl 2021 was the most-streamed NFL game ever
Photo Cliff Welch/Getty Images | Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Super Bowl 2021 will go down in history for a few things, including being the mos...
04:41 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge How to swap your Xbox Series X controllers connection between your Xbox and a phone or PC
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Over the past couple of months, I’ve been playing a lot of games on my Xbox Series X, and following the release of the iOS 14.5 beta, ...
04:40 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Motorola Moto G Power (2021) review: power over perks
The G Power’s massive battery lasts for days, but other features have suffered to make way for it Continue reading… ...
04:40 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Sony is trying to patent its Back Button Attachment for the PlayStation 4
Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Sony has applied for a patent for its Back Button Attachment, the add-on accessory for the DualShock 4 announced back in 2019 that add...
04:15 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge The UAE reaches Mars for the first time with its Hope probe
UAE’s Hope probe sits in a clean room before launch. A probe from the United Arab Emirates successfully reached Mars on Tuesday, earning the country a spot in a small...
04:06 pm - Tue, February 9, 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… ...
04:00 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge 3D audio could be the next big podcast trend
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Companies looking to make a name in podcasting have mostly done so by spending lots of money on flashy names, big acquisitio...
03:50 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Go read this Bloomberg story on how Tim Cook turned Apple into a $2.3 trillion powerhouse
Photo: Getty Images Much has been said and written over the years about the post-Steve Jobs era of Apple and whether CEO Tim Cook’s operations-heavy approach to runni...
03:30 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Whats on your desk, Becca Farsace?
Trees, pandas, earbuds, and Abe Lincoln Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Visible customers can now get 5G and use eSIMs
eSIM makes it possible to activate your device with a new carrier without waiting for a physical SIM card. | Image: Visible Visible, the Verizon-owned MVNO, is adding s...
02:53 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Zendures 100W power bank is down to its lowest price yet
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Zendure’s SuperTank power bank is $100 at Wellbots today, which is the lowest price we’ve seen that doesn’t require a ...
02:02 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge How Black communities shaped the internet
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge An interview with Charlton McIlwain, author of Black Software Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge DLive is under congressional scrutiny over Capitol attack
Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/Pool After last month’s deadly pro-Trump attack on the Capitol, lawmakers are investigating the role DLive, o...
02:00 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Some things Jeff Bezos can do with his $193 billion
Illustration by William Joel | Photo by Franziska Krug / Getty Images Jeff Bezos announced on February 2nd that he’d be leaving the CEO job at Amazon. In the announc...
01:55 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Words dark mode is getting even darker
Microsoft is improving the dark mode in Word to make it even darker. The software maker has started testing an update to Word that will color entire documents in a dark canvas....
01:50 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Amazon reportedly building an Alexa command center that mounts to the wall
The unannounced device is likely to be much slimmer than previous devices like the Echo Show 10 (pictured). | Photo: Amazon Amazon is developing a thin Echo device for ...
12:32 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Qualcomm announces its next-gen X65 5G modem, promises up to 10Gbps speeds
Qualcomm has announced its latest 5G modem — the Snapdragon X65, a successor to last year’s Snapdragon X60 which just started to hit devices as part of the Snapdragon 888 c...
12:04 pm - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Cowboy e-bikes now navigate you around air pollution
Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge Belgian e-bike maker Cowboy has delivered on its promise to help riders avoid pollution on their commutes with a new air quality navi...
11:23 am - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Reddit to double employees after raising $250 million
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Reddit will double the number of employees it has over the course of this year to around 1,400 after raising $250 million in a n...
11:08 am - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge OnePlus co-founders Nothing company will release wireless earbuds this summer
Image: Nothing Nothing, the new venture from ex-OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei, plans to release a pair of wireless earbuds this summer, with other products following late...
10:46 am - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge This may be our first look at Googles new Android 12 OS
Android 12 rumored UI and features. | Image: XDA-Developers A series of leaked images may offer a first look at Google’s Android 12 update. XDA-Developers has publish...
10:30 am - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge How to watch the UAEs first deep space probe reach Mars
A robotic probe owned by the United Arab Emirates is preparing to jump into Mars orbit on Tuesday after launching from Earth last year. For mission managers in Dubai, it’s a ...
08:46 am - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 studio falls victim to ransomware attack, data leak threatened
CD Projekt says it’s been hacked by attackers who’ve been able to access its internal network, encrypt some devices, and collect “certain data” from the Polish video ga...
06:41 am - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Huaweis CEO wants to talk to President Biden
Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei has called for a reset in relations between the US and the Chinese tech giant. Speaking to international media in China for the first time i...
05:00 am - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Snapchat will start reminding users to clean out their friends list
Snap is introducing a new feature it’s calling Friend Check Up. On Snapchat, having someone friended could give them access to your story and even possibly your location, dep...
02:34 am - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Robinhood sued for wrongful death by family of 20-year-old who died by suicide
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last June, 20-year-old Alex Kearns died by suicide, blaming stock trading app Robinhood for his death. He mistakenly believed he...
12:30 am - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge Steam has officially come to China, and Sonys PS5 is officially coming too
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Though the international version of Steam has been available in China for years, an official Chinese release of the the popular ...
12:22 am - Tue, February 9, 2021
The Verge If youve wondered what Horizon Zero Dawn might look like on a graphing calculator, here you go
What are we actually looking at here? A rock? An enemy? Does it even matter compared to the glory of running Horizon Zero Dawn at the eye-watering resolution of 128 pixels wide...
10:50 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Facebook will now take down posts claiming vaccines cause autism
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is expanding what false claims it will remove from its platforms related to COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccines, and vaccines i...
10:42 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Zoom adds facial effects so you can look your weirdest during meetings
While Zoom was originally created as a serious meeting application for businesses, it has since become one of the most-used services during the pandemic for anyone who wants to...
10:40 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge A West Virginia newspaper chain is suing Google and Facebook over digital ad revenue
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The parent company of a West Virginia newspaper chain has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Facebook and Google parent company ...
10:20 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge This laptop has seven times the average number of screens
Expanscape A company called Expanscape has created the most Inspector Gadget-like device that I’ve ever seen. It’s a laptop prototype called the Aurora 7 (a working...
10:01 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Hackers tampered with a water treatment facility in Florida by changing chemical levels
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hackers successfully infiltrated the computer system controlling a water treatment facility in the city of Oldsmar, Florida, acc...
09:53 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Justice Department drops challenge to California net neutrality rules
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Justice Department dropped its 2018 lawsuit challenging California’s state net neutrality rules on Monday, removing one of...
09:49 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge EA takes a big step into mobile with acquisition of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood developer Glu
EA is making a big move into the world of mobile gaming with the acquisition of Glu Mobile, a developer best known for its work on celebrity-focused titles, based on stars like...
08:46 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge DoorDash has acquired salad-making robot company Chowbotics
Salad vending machine company Chowbotics is now part of DoorDash DoorDash has acquired salad-making robot startup Chowbotics, the companies announced Monday. Financial ...
08:33 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge New California law would exempt employees who speak out about discrimination from NDAs
Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images On Monday, California state Senator Connie Leyva introduced the Silenced No More Act, a bill that advocates say will p...
08:15 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Apples App Store is hosting multi-million dollar scams, says this iOS developer
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Mobile app developer Kosta Eleftheriou has a new calling that goes beyond software development: taking on what he sees as a ramp...
08:15 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Apples App Store is hosting multimillion-dollar scams, says this iOS developer
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Mobile app developer Kosta Eleftheriou has a new calling that goes beyond software development: taking on what he sees as a ramp...
07:36 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Alabama warehouse workers prepare to face down Amazon in union vote
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An Amazon warehouse in Alabama could become the first to unionize in the US Continue reading… ...
07:14 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge E3 2021 may be digital as ESA says its transforming the gaming showcase
Illustration by Alex Castro The Entertainment Software Association has announced that E3 2021 is happening this year, and it could be going digital, according to Video ...
07:12 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Whats on your desk, Kaitlin Hatton?
‘Is meatball an fruit?’ Continue reading… ...
07:10 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge This $300 Meowth turns a meme into a five-foot-tall plushie
The Pokémon Center is selling a Gigantamax Meowth that, while not true to size, is still pretty damn big. This Long Meowth measures 65 inches, which is just over five feet, an...
07:08 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Section 230 turns 25 today, and its never been more important
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge The real questions behind Section 230 reform Continue reading… ...
07:00 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Forza Horizon 4 is coming to Steam on March 9th
Microsoft is bringing Forza Horizon 4 to Steam on March 9th. It marks the first time the Forza franchise has been available on Steam, and it will include crossplay with players...
06:55 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Apples former hardware leader reportedly now overseeing AR and VR devices
Photo: Apple Apple’s former hardware leader, Dan Riccio, is now overseeing the company’s still-secretive work on augmented and virtual reality products, according t...
06:02 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge TikTok secures music from Universals full catalog of artists
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, TikTok and Universal Music Group (UMG) have announced the formation of what they’re calling an “expanded global allia...
05:58 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge iOS 14.5 lets you set Spotify and others as Siris default music service
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge iOS 14.5 looks like it will be packed with features, including the ability to use your Apple Watch to unlock an iPhone with Face...
05:49 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Terraria co-creator says Stadia version is canceled after losing access to Google accounts
Andrew Spinks, the co-creator of Terraria, announced that his studio would no longer be working on a Google Stadia port of the game, he announced on Twitter earlier today. The ...
05:36 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge The first member of Congress has died from COVID-19
Photo by Tom Williams / CQ Roll Call Rep. Ron Wright (R-TX) has died after two weeks in the hospital with COVID-19, his office announced today. Wright was the first sit...
05:22 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge House chair wants to know whos financing Parler
Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/Pool Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), chair of the House Oversight Committee, is demanding documents from the free ...
05:17 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Mark Cuban is co-founding a podcast app where hosts can talk to fans live and monetize their conversations
Mark Cuban is getting in on the audio and podcasting hype. Alongside co-founder Falon Fatemi, he’s planning to launch Fireside, a “next-gen podcast platform” that facilit...
04:40 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge You can save up to $200 on new unlocked Samsung Galaxy S21 phones
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Samsung’s new line of Galaxy S21 smartphones launched less than two weeks ago, but Amazon, B&H Photo, and Best Buy have alre...
04:20 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Twitter reportedly mulls charging for TweetDeck and new advanced features
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Teams inside Twitter are researching ways for the company to offer paid subscriptions, which could include charging money for ac...
03:03 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge The Verges 10 favorite gadgets that cost less than $50
While most of us wouldn’t say no to a $6,000 Apple Mac Pro or a $1,100 electric bike, sometimes it’s just as much fun to be gifted a low-cost gadget that is just fun or use...
02:40 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Buy two games or movies at Amazon or Target, get one free
If you’re lucky, you can save on both the LOTR Trilogy and The Hobbit Trilogy on 4K Blu-ray Amazon and Target are hosting “buy two, get one free” promotions on vi...
02:21 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge New trailer for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier premieres during Super Bowl
Marvel/Disney Plus We had an inkling that there might be big movie news during the Super Bowl and there was: Marvel released a new trailer for The Falcon and The Winter...
02:00 pm - Mon, February 8, 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...
01:54 pm - Mon, February 8, 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 ...
01:43 pm - Mon, February 8, 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… ...
01:06 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Tesla to accept bitcoin as payment in near future after $1.5 billion investment
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla says it has invested $1.5 billion in the bitcoin cryptocurrency. The electric car manufacturer filed its annual 10-K repor...
01:00 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Xiaomis global Mi 11 has a Snapdragon 888 for 749
Xiaomi is announcing the international version of its Mi 11 flagship phone today after an earlier release in China. No wild waterfall displays or sci-fi wireless charging here ...
01:00 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge SpeedTest app now measures your networks ability to stream video
The test shows the maximum resolution your internet connection can stream. | Image: Ookla SpeedTest’s iOS app can now benchmark your internet’s video streaming qual...
12:08 pm - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge OnePlus 9 Pro could feature Hasselblad-branded cameras
Image: Dave2D Leaked images of the unannounced OnePlus 9 Pro suggest the flagship smartphone will include a Hasselblad-branded camera array. The images shared in a rece...
11:30 am - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Intel responds to Apples M1 chips with cherry-picked benchmarks
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The PC industry response to Apple’s new M1 chips has been rather quiet, until now. Intel is hitting back at Apple’s new M1 MacBook...
11:00 am - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk pledges $100 million for new X Prize carbon removal competition
Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images Elon Musk is putting up $100 million as part of a new X Prize Foundation competition focused on carbon removal technology. The contest,...
03:17 am - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Reddit bought a five-second Super Bowl spot celebrating GameStock
You could have been forgiven for missing Reddit’s Super Bowl ad tonight — it was only five seconds long. The ad mostly consisted of a text message that would’ve been pret...
02:57 am - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge Hyundai and Kia downplay Apple car rumors
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge After weeks of speculation, Hyundai and subsidiary Kia have again sought to downplay rumors and reporting that they are work...
12:19 am - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge CBS All Access app had technical difficulties at the start of the Super Bowl
CBS All Access app appeared to be having problems as users tried to watch Super Bowl LV on Sunday. Users reported seeing an error message that read the app was “experiencing ...
12:12 am - Mon, February 8, 2021
The Verge New trailer for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier premieres during Super Bowl
Marvel/Disney Plus We had an inkling that there might be big movie news during the Super Bowl and there was: Marvel released a new trailer for The Falcon and The Winter...
08:59 pm - Sun, February 7, 2021
The Verge New trailers: The Nevers, Pacific Rim: The Black, Moxie, and more
Pacific Rim: The Black | Netflix So I watched the latest episode of Servant and can’t decide whether it’s the slow pacing or the suspension of disbelief (how long c...
04:18 pm - Sun, February 7, 2021
The Verge Police in Minneapolis reportedly used a geofence warrant at Floyd protest last year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Police in Minneapolis got a search warrant that ordered Google to provide account data on people who were near a protest that tu...
03:00 pm - Sun, February 7, 2021
The Verge How Sonys PS5 designers turned PlayStation into something you can feel
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Every DualSense controller has 40,000 tiny PlayStation symbols Continue reading… ...
02:30 pm - Sun, February 7, 2021
The Verge The challenge of redesigning a classic esports logo
Photo: Motto. How Ninjas in Pyjamas created a new identity Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Sun, February 7, 2021
The Verge Super Bowl 2021: how to watch the NFL championship online
Super Bowl 2021 — the 55th Super Bowl — is happening today. The championship game pits the Kansas City Chiefs, the defending Super Bowl champs, against the Tampa Bay Buccan...
11:13 pm - Sat, February 6, 2021
The Verge PSA: Dont post your coronavirus vaccination card selfie on social media
Photo by: Michael Siluk/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Look I know this pandemic has been a long, depressing slog, and even if you’ve masked...
06:01 pm - Sat, February 6, 2021
The Verge Consumer protection agency investigating Venmos collection practices
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau is investigating money transfer app Venmo over the...
03:10 pm - Sat, February 6, 2021
The Verge Myanmar orders internet providers to block Twitter and Instagram in the country
A protester makes three-finger salute as another holds up a poster of de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi during an anti-coup march February 6th in Yangon, Myanmar | Photo by Gett...
03:00 pm - Sat, February 6, 2021
The Verge Why the FDA is taking 22 days to look over J&Js data
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A billion years ago last summer, people were getting antsy about vaccines. They wanted thin...
02:31 pm - Sat, February 6, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy XIV is coming to PlayStation 5
Square-Enix Final Fantasy XIV is coming to PlayStation 5, developer Square-Enix announced Friday. An open beta will start April 13th. A teaser trailer shows the game r...
02:00 pm - Sat, February 6, 2021
The Verge Here are a few of this weeks best deals
A screengrab from Destruction All-Stars, a PS5 game you can get for free with a PS Plus subscription | Image: Sony How has the first week of February been for you? Good...
12:42 am - Sat, February 6, 2021
The Verge Miami mayor says Elon Musk will tunnel under the city for just $30 million
Image: The Boring Company Elon Musk told Miami’s mayor Friday that The Boring Company could dig a two-mile tunnel under the city for as little as $30 million — a fr...
12:29 am - Sat, February 6, 2021
The Verge Reddit stopped rogue r/WallStreetBets mods from taking over the community
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Reddit’s r/WallStreetBets has grown significantly due to the community’s role in driving up the stock prices of companies li...
11:30 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Sonos FCC filing hints its coming for the UE Boom and other small Bluetooth speakers
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Sonos is preparing for the release of a new product that, according to FCC documentation, is likely to be the company’s second portab...
11:02 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Joe Bidens executive order on refugees matters a lot for climate migration
SAN PEDRO SULA, CORTES, HONDURAS - 2020/11/07: In the aftermath of Hurricane Eta, hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced due to flooding. | Photo by Seth Sidney Be...
10:54 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge A German man is keeping $60 million in bitcoin from police by never revealing his password
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge The wonderful thing about bitcoin is many of its apparent benefits, like the ability to be anonymously owned and securely transferre...
10:45 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Someone modded a Game Boy Color to act as a much better Apple TV remote
Image: Otto Climan Most people who have used the Apple TV Siri remote have probably craved something that isn’t so darn frustrating to use — but most of us haven’...
09:57 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Please GameStop it, Hollywood
Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge Okay, screenwriters, directors, authors, and production companies — we get it. You have some experience telling stories about Wall...
09:09 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Destruction AllStars no longer turns on voice chat by default, thanks to new hotfix
Characters from Destruction AllStars. | Image: Sony Sony released the car-smashing game Destruction AllStars exclusively for the PlayStation 5 on Tuesday, but it shippe...
08:52 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Patient names and colonoscopy results from US hospitals posted by hackers to the dark web
Illustration by Ana Kova Patients of two US hospital chains had their names, birthdays, and colonoscopy results posted on the dark web after a hack, reported NBC News. ...
07:27 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Justice Department closes criminal probe of Ford emissions testing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Department of Justice (DOJ) has closed a nearly two-year investigation into the process Ford uses to evaluate the emissions ...
07:25 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Go read this New York Times investigation of the location tracking data of the Capitol rioters
You’re being tracked — around the web, sure, but also in real life: the apps on your smartphone are constantly feeding data into the digital advertising market, where it’...
07:13 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge A cappella group covers iPhone tones after nailing Windows sound effects
Image: Maytree In January, South Korean a cappella group Maytree wowed us with their spot-on vocal interpretations of Windows sound effects, and on Friday, the group re...
06:36 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Microsoft suspends donations for politicians who attempted to overturn the 2020 election
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has announced that it will suspend all donations for the upcoming 2022 election cycle for any members of Congress, sta...
06:17 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Three countries are due to reach Mars in the next two weeks
A fleet of spacecraft from three countries will reach Mars in February. A small fleet of spacecraft from the United Arab Emirates, China, and the United States will rea...
05:57 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge How to install Apples watchOS 7 and iOS 14 betas so you can unlock your phone with your watch
Apple’s iOS 14.5 beta is out, and with it comes the ability to have your Apple Watch unlock your Face ID-protected phone if you happen to be wearing a mask. If you really wan...
05:42 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Robinhood has stopped limiting GameStop shares
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge Robinhood has finally lifted all the restrictions on WallStreetBets-fueled stocks like GameStop and AMC, according to a report ...
05:37 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake delayed indefinitely
We already knew a remake for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time was in the works, and it was supposed to come out next month. But if you are waiting to play this long-awaited ...
05:37 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge New Cyberpunk 2077 hotfix lets you safely install mods
Image: CD Projekt Red On Tuesday, Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red cautioned against installing mods or custom save files due to a vulnerability that could be us...
04:53 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Democrats take first stab at reforming Section 230 after Capitol riots
Photo by Erin Schaff for The Verge Senate Democrats unveiled a new bill Friday that could force tech giants like Facebook and Google to be held more accountable for har...
04:34 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Amazon has lost its bid to delay Alabama union vote
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has denied a set of motions from Amazon that sought to delay a union election at a com...
04:31 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: driving the Mustang Mach-E and this weeks Apple Car rumors
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge It turned into a car week here on The Vergecast. Transportation reporter Sean O’Kane and video director Becca Farsace joined Vergec...
04:22 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Dril is making a video game
Dril, esteemed shitposter and published author, is developing “the next great Gaming Classic”: a 2D action-adventure called copgame about the “quest of a silent protagoni...
04:00 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge The Verges 18 favorite kitchen gadgets
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon and Alex Castro / The Verge When you’re stuck at home because of pandemics, bad weather, or just because you don’t feel like going ...
03:44 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge FDA officials are off on a three-week sprint to review J&J COVID-19 vaccine data
Johnson & Johnson released data from its vaccine clinical trial last week. Johnson & Johnson announced yesterday that it had officially asked the Food and Drug ...
03:20 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Nvidia is requiring laptop makers to be more transparent about RTX 30-series specs
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Nvidia is now requiring, not just encouraging, companies selling laptops with its new RTX 30-series graphics chips to be more tran...
03:07 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge The M1-powered MacBook Pro is down to its lowest price yet
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 in its price range. If you a...
02:59 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge WandaVisions fifth episode continues its slow march from sitcom to horror
WandaVision’s fourth episode finally brought the sitcom world of Wanda Maximoff and Vision into its broader Marvel context, and this week’s fifth episode (titled, in sitcom...
02:56 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Our 14 favorite gadgets and hacks for working at home
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge From mesh networks to lap desks, here’s how The Verge’s staffers create their workspaces Continue reading… ...
01:42 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Listen to this amazing remaster of Super Mario Worlds soundtrack
Image: Nintendo Fans are remastering the soundtrack to Super Mario World, creating uncompressed versions of the original tracks that were never possible on the Super Ni...
01:40 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Peloton is spending millions to fix its months-long shipping delays
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Laura Sneade Jordan’s Peloton journey sounds like many others’. She and her husband had been thinking about buying the c...
01:00 pm - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge How Alix Diaconis creates video for The Verge
Photo by Phil Esposito / The Verge Along with news, features, opinions, and tech reviews, video has become an increasingly important part of The Verge’s content. But ...
11:24 am - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge GoldenEyes canceled Xbox 360 remake leaks online, and its playable
Screenshot: GoldenEye 007 A remake of the Nintendo 64 classic GoldenEye 007 has leaked online, and it’s playable on PC using an emulator, Video Games Chronicle report...
09:16 am - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Chrome 88 update includes important security fix for zero-day vulnerability
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It’s more important than usual to update to the latest version of Chrome. Version 88.0.4324.150 of Google’s browser released...
07:00 am - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Xiaomis new concept phone has a waterfall display on all four edges
Xiaomi has announced its latest phone concept: a “quad-curved waterfall display.” This means that the unnamed phone’s screen not only has deep 88-degree “waterfall” c...
06:22 am - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Baltimores spy planes will fly no more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Baltimore, Maryland city officials have unanimously voted to end the city police department’s spy plane surveillance program, ...
03:00 am - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Razer built a Thunderbolt 4 dock stuffed with ports and Chroma RGB lights
The Thunderbolt 4 dock is littered with useful ports | Razer If you’ve been hunting for a Thunderbolt 4 dock for your new laptop, Razer has a new option for you to co...
03:00 am - Fri, February 5, 2021
The Verge Razers Huntsman V2 Analog is the latest keyboard built to mimic a controllers joysticks
Image: Razer Razer’s latest mechanical keyboard, the $250 Huntsman V2 Analog, looks similar to the company’s previous models, but the biggest differences lie in the...
11:57 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Apples new betas let you try its Watch-based solution for masked iPhone unlocks
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge With the upcoming release of iOS 14.5 and watchOS 7.4, Apple will let you use your Apple Watch to authenticate and unlock your iPhone ...
11:23 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Ford is more than doubling its investment in electric and autonomous vehicles to $29 billion
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Ford is increasing its investment in electric and autonomous vehicles to $29 billion, the company’s top executives said in an earni...
10:55 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Pinterest had a giant fourth quarter thanks to a strong holiday season
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Like other online platforms, Pinterest reaped the benefits of an uptick in e-commerce advertising during the holiday season....
10:48 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Even you can afford Serena Williams gamer chair
There’s a great deal to gawk at in Serena Williams’ house, from the perfectly shined wood floors to furniture made of Elmo dolls. But there’s one item that feels out of p...
10:42 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Diablo IV and Overwatch 2 arent launching this year
Blizzard has two huge sequels in the works, but it looks like neither will launch this year. During its most recent earnings call, Activision Blizzard revealed that it doesn’...
10:33 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge The latest GameStop stock dip looks like the end of the line
When GameStop’s stock price fell by over 50 percent on Tuesday, closing at $90, we weren’t sure if it was going to pick back up or keep going down. It seems we now have our...
10:28 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Googleunionfiles labor board charge against contract company
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Alphabet Workers Union (AWU) has filed an unfair labor charge against Adecco, a subcontracting firm that provides data cente...
09:54 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Niagara is a minimalist Android launcher I wish Id had on my bus commute
Niagara Launcher puts your apps within easy striking distance of your thumb. | Photo by Allison Johnson / The Verge After a couple years of beta testing, Niagara Launch...
09:47 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Snap says its TikTok competitor already has 100 million monthly users
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Snap says its TikTok competitor, Spotlight, had 100 million users in January 2021, just two months after it launched. The figure...
09:30 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Google is weighing an anti-tracking feature for Android, following Apples lead
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is considering developing an Android alternative to Apple’s upcoming App Tracking Transparency, a new planned opt-in re...
09:11 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Smartmatic sues Fox News, Rudy Giuliani, and others over election disinformation campaign
Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty Images Voting tech company Smartmatic has sued Fox News, former Trump attorneys Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, and TV host...
09:01 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Genetic testing firm 23andMe is going public via a SPAC backed by Richard Branson
Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Home DNA-testing company 23andMe will go public via special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) backed by Virgin Group founde...
08:33 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Chrome is blocking popular extension The Great Suspender, but theres a way to recover your tabs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has apparently blocked The Great Suspender extension from Chrome, with existing users now receiving a message that it has...
08:08 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter team up to crack down on hackers who steal rare usernames
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram has disabled hundreds of accounts that were stolen as part of online hacking operations designed to gain access to and...
07:41 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge The next victim of the global microchip shortage is Fords most profitable truck, the F-150
Many companies have had to scale back car production due to a global computer chip shortage, but CNBC is reporting that the shortages are finally hitting America’s most popul...
07:39 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Apple patent application imagines charging cables that might not fray so easily
A Lightning to USB-A cable. | Image: Apple Apple’s charging cables aren’t exactly known for their durability. They often fray after a year or two and can even break...
07:08 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Two Google engineers quit over firing of ethical AI leaderTimnit Gebru
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Two Google engineers have quit over the treatment of Timnit Gebru, former co-lead of the ethical AI team. David Baker, an engine...
07:00 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Walmart will have PS5 and Xbox Series X / S available online at 3PM ET today
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you have been having a hard time finding PS5 or Xbox Series X / S consoles in stock, you have another chance to get your hands on o...
05:58 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Democrats call on FCC to expand remote learning connectivity
Image: Alex Castro / The Verge In an open letter on Thursday, dozens of Democrats called on Federal Communications Commission Acting Chair Jessica Rosenworcel to expand...
05:54 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Amazon reportedly requiring 10-hour overnight shifts for some workers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon recently told workers at its in DCH1 warehouse in Chicago they had to take 10-hour overnight shifts at a new warehouse or...
05:06 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Bezos climate fund faces a reckoning with Amazons pollution
Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos speaks to the media on the companys sustainability efforts on September 19, 2019 in Washington,DC. | Photo credit should read ERIC BARADAT/AFP...
04:41 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Scientists want to know if vaccinated people can still becomeCOVID-19 long-haulers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Data from multiple COVID-19 vaccines makes it clear that the shots protect against the most severe outcomes of the disease: hosp...
04:04 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Pixel phones will be able to read your heart rate with their cameras
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google is adding heart and respiratory rate monitors to the Fit app on Pixel phones this month, and it plans to add them to ...
04:01 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Logitechs Brio, the holy grail of webcams, is $40 off right now
Not long ago, Logitech’s Brio webcam (along with almost any other kind of webcam made by reputable companies) was impossible to find. We’re now at the point where you can g...
03:55 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Rad Power Bikes raises $150 million to grow its electric bike empire
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Rad Power Bikes just announced a $150 million investment to expand its retail footprint and improve its maintenance and repa...
03:43 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Apples rumored VR headset could cost $3,000, feature 8K displays and over a dozen cameras
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It’s no secret Apple is hard at work on augmented and virtual reality devices, with a report from Bloomberg in January claimin...
03:23 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Clearviews facial recognition tech is illegal mass surveillance, Canada privacy commissioners say
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Clearview AI’s facial recognition amounts to mass surveillance and the company should delete the faces of Canadians from its d...
03:00 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge The electric Mustang Mach-E takes Ford in a whole new direction
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Will people saddle up for the ride? Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge If youre starting an online class, check to make sure your professor is alive
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge A college student Googled his remote instructor and found an obituary Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Microsoft launches Viva, a bet on the future of remote work
Microsoft Viva is Microsoft’s new push for helping businesses with remote work and a big bet on this new way of life becoming the norm. It’s designed to act as a portal for...
02:00 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Lego is making a Sonic Mania-themed set inspired by a fan creation
The concept design for the Sonic-themed set. | Image: Lego Lego is announcing a new video game-themed set featuring Sonic the Hedgehog and characters from Sonic Mania. ...
01:35 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Facebook blocked in Myanmar after users protest military coup
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Myanmar’s government has blocked access to Facebook in the country, after users turned to the company’s services to protest ...
01:00 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge HPs Spectre x360 14 review: the best 2-in-1 you can buy
Perfection, for a price Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Whats on your desk, Cameron Faulkner?
How to share a workspace in a studio apartment Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge I love my weird Belkin wireless charging tree thing
A $139.95 wireless charger that looks like a cross between a bonsai tree and the decor from 2001: A Space Odyssey might seem like a niche product. But if you have an iPhone 12 ...
11:26 am - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge YouTube ends support for old 2012 Apple TV, but you can still use AirPlay
The third-generation Apple TV was first released in 2012. | Image: Apple Starting next month, YouTube will no longer be natively available to stream on the third-gener...
09:50 am - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Amazons new CEO says its not done making video games, despite problems
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon’s incoming CEO, Andy Jassy, says he’s committed to Amazon’s video game development efforts, in response to a damnin...
08:00 am - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Bang & Olufsen wants its new Beosound Level to outlast your average connected speaker
The Beosound Level is available with wood or fabric finishes. | Image: Bang & Olufsen Bang & Olufsen’s Beosound Level is the Danish brand’s latest battery-p...
01:30 am - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge If Twitters dark mode has recently changed for you, youre not alone
Not the familiar dark blue. The feeling of opening Twitter and noticing that something’s off probably isn’t a new one, but it usually isn’t related to the site’...
12:51 am - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Amazon Alexa can now help find a COVID test or ruin your morning with Minions
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon added a few abilities to Alexa last month, introducing a variety of Super Bowl-related skills and the ability to do home automat...
12:48 am - Thu, February 4, 2021
The Verge Dont buy Teslas during a production ramp, ElonMusksays
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge The quality of Tesla’s cars suffers any time the company dramatically scales up production, CEO Elon Musk admitted in a February 2n...
11:47 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Parlers CEO has been fired
Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images After his social media platform was largely wiped off the web, Parler CEO and co-founder John Matze says he has been fir...
10:30 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Amazon plans to install always-on surveillance cameras in its delivery vehicles
Photo by Dinendra Haria/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Amazon plans to install high-tech video cameras in its delivery vehicles in order to better monitor the...
10:27 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Check out these new videos from Super Nintendo World in Japan
Today, the fan site Universal Parks News Today dropped a slew of videos from inside Japan’s Super Nintendo World that show what the whole experience of going to the park is l...
10:27 pm - Wed, February 3, 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...
10:25 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Comcast is delaying its rollout of 1.2TB data caps that would have hit 12 states in March
If you live in one of the twelve states where Comcast is planning to roll out 1.2TB data caps, we have some moderately good news: you won’t have to start monitoring your bill...
10:21 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Distressing animation captures a whales struggle to avoid ship strikes
A blue whale’s tail above the water. | Photo by Jeff Gritchen / Digital First Media / Orange County Register via Getty Images An eye-catching animation ricocheted acr...
10:10 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Instagram is working on a TikTok-style vertical feed for Stories
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram might try to emulate another element of TikTok’s design with a new vertical feed for Stories, TechCrunch reports. Na...
09:49 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge SEC reportedly probing whether fraudulent social media posts boosted GameStop
Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into whether misinformation posted on social media was used to boost the stocks of...
09:43 pm - Wed, February 3, 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...
09:10 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge H. Mosers latest Apple Watch troll is a next-level $30,800 Vantablack loading wheel
Swiss watchmaker H. Moser has returned with another cheeky spin on the iconic Apple Watch design with the Swiss Alp Watch Final Upgrade. It’s a $30,800 Vantablack-infused cre...
08:50 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Apple reports partial outages for services including iCloud Drive, Photos, Mail, and Notes
Image: The Verge A number of Apple’s cloud services are currently dealing with disruptions and partial outages, according to the company’s system dashboard. Photos,...
08:24 pm - Wed, February 3, 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...
07:10 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge TikTok now has an official Android TV app, sort of
Image: Tik Tok TikTok has come to Google’s Android TV platform, marking the short video app’s latest expansion to big screens, according to 9to5Google. Though the a...
07:01 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Bezos Amazon: from bookstore to backbone of the internet
Credit: Jeff Bezos / Twitter Jeff Bezos’ departure from the day-to-day responsibilities of running Amazon will be the first time the founder hasn’t driven the compa...
06:10 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Destruction AllStars turns on voice chat by default, and its obnoxious
Image: Sony Players who have jumped into Sony’s new car-smashing PS5 game Destruction AllStars may have run into a rather obnoxious issue: voice chat in the game’s ...
05:54 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Meet Andy Jassy, Amazons next CEO
Andy Jassy speaking at the 2019 CERAWeek Conference | Photo: Getty Images The exec helped Amazon soar in the cloud, and now he’ll determine the company’s future...
05:09 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge The pandemic was inescapable at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival
These Days. | Photo: Sundance Institute For the first time since its inception, this year’s iteration of the Sundance Film Festival wasn’t held in picturesque Park ...
05:00 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Android TVs latest update makes it look more like the Chromecasts Google TV
The newly refreshed Android TV home screen | Image: Google Google is rolling out a new update for Android TV that gives its smart TV OS a fresh new look — one that’...
04:36 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Mass Effects Pinnacle Station DLC is forever lost due to data corruption
The Pinnacle Station, a training facility added to the first Mass Effect, won’t appear in Mass Effect: Legendary Edition alongside over 40 other pieces of downloadable conten...
04:08 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Facebook designates Myanmar a temporary high-risk location after coup
Photo by Jack Guez / AFP via Getty Images Facebook has designated Myanmar a “temporary high-risk location” after a coup earlier this week, saying it will remove “...
04:03 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge TikTok reduces India staff after long-standing countrywide ban
A user browses TikTok in Tehatta, India. | Photo by Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images More than seven months after India issued a countrywide ban on TikTok, the...
03:50 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Amazons electric Rivian vans will start making deliveries in 16 cities this year
Amazon’s new electric delivery vans will hit the road in more than a dozen cities starting this year, the company announced Wednesday. The vans, which are being designed and ...
03:34 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge MLB The Show is coming to both PlayStation and Xbox consoles on April 20th
We already knew Sony’s beloved sports exclusive MLB The Show would release on “additional consoles” as early as 2021. Today, Sony announced that MLB The Show 21 will rele...
03:00 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Cabin pressure
Tracy* kept it together when her mom died in mid-March in New York. She kept it together when she came back from the funeral on an Amtrak rather than an airplane because th...
02:50 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Vizios 55-inch OLED TV for $1,000 is the best TV deal in 2021 so far
You have another chance today to pick up Vizio’s 55-inch OLED TV at a discount. Normally $1,300 for this size, it’s down to $1,000 at Best Buy. The best price from late 202...
02:05 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Robinhood celebrates amateur investors inawkwardly timed Super Bowl ad
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Robinhood is running its first Super Bowl ad, just as the company faces a growing brand crisis. CNBC reports that the commercial...
01:29 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge OneDrive for Android now supports Samsung Motion Photos and 8K video playback
Microsoft is updating its OneDrive app for Android this week with a new home screen, Samsung Motion Photos support, and the ability to play 8K videos. The new home screen inclu...
01:00 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Joe Budden is bringing his podcast to Patreon
Photo by Phillip Faraone / Getty Images for Revolt Four months after ending his exclusive Spotify deal, Joe Budden is bringing his podcast to Patreon and has been made ...
01:00 pm - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge TikTok will now warn you about videos with questionable information
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok will start displaying warnings on videos that contain questionable information that couldn’t be verified by fact-checke...
11:47 am - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Spotify subscribers surge past 150 million
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify now boasts 155 million premium subscribers and 345 million monthly active users, according to its latest earnings report...
10:13 am - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Polys new monitor has a built-in mic, camera, and even lighting for video calls
Poly’s P21 display has a built in webcam, microphone, speakers, and lighting. | Image: Poly Poly, the brand launched after headset-manufacturer Plantronics bought vid...
06:59 am - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Sony sold 4.5 million PlayStation 5 consoles last year
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony shipped 4.5 million PlayStation 5 units worldwide in 2020, as revealed by information published alongside the company’s latest ...
05:33 am - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Huaweis next folding phone is coming on February 22nd
Huawei will announce a new flagship foldable phone later this month, according to a Weibo post on the company’s official page. Based on the name, the Mate X2 sounds like it s...
04:48 am - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge This hypercar is Chinas first Belt and Road electric vehicle project
Image: Silk EV A new engineering and design startup called Silk EV headquartered in Italy’s venerable Motor Valley is more than just another attempt at making an elec...
02:03 am - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge A Cyberpunk 2077 security exploit makes installing mods risky business
Image: CD Projekt Red CD Projekt Red has warned players that installing Cyberpunk 2077 mods or custom save files on the PC could pose a security risk (via Kotaku). Acco...
12:47 am - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge The GameStop stock roller coaster has come to the dip
It hasn’t been a good day for WallStreetBets, as GameStop’s stock has plummeted today. AMC, the community’s other bet, dropped as well. But unlike previous dips, the stoc...
12:03 am - Wed, February 3, 2021
The Verge Apples next macOS Big Sur update should make iPad apps look less awkward on the Mac
Photo by Alexander Kramer for The Verge aApple just yesterday released its latest update for macOS Big Sur with improved Bluetooth reliability and a handful of bug fixe...
11:44 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Another SpaceX Starship nails clean test flight, but explodes on landing
SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype launched on Tuesday, soaring miles above its South Texas facilities in a successful flight demonstration before exploding during the landin...
11:42 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge The iCloud for Windows version that let you sync Apple passwords is no longer available
Apple’s rocky rollout of iCloud password sync on Windows has hit another bump: you can no longer download the version of the app that allowed syncing passwords from your Appl...
11:04 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Instagram is stopping some people from posting feed photos to stories
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram is disabling the ability to share (and reshare) posts from your feed to stories as part of a test to see how it change...
10:54 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge TikTok reduces India staff after long-standing countrywide ban
A user browses TikTok in Tehatta, India. | Photo by Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images More than seven months after India issued a countrywide ban on TikTok, the...
10:41 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Google Meets new green room lets you do an audio / video pre-check
It can be difficult to figure out how you’re coming across in a videoconference, especially if you want to make sure everything works before you start the meeting. How is you...
10:29 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Apex Legends is finally coming to the Nintendo Switch on March 9th
Apex Legends is coming to the Nintendo Switch very soon. Today, EA announced that the portable version of its sci-fi battle royale will debut on Nintendo’s tablet on March 9t...
10:13 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge The rise of the GOP Posters Caucus
It was September 2018, while Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was testifying before Congress for the first time, when sitting lawmakers had their first confrontation with the wild natur...
10:10 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Amazons latest earnings cap off a sterling 2020, despite the pandemic
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon founder and soon-to-be-former CEO Jeff Bezos is stepping down from his role, making way for Amazon Web Services CEO Andy ...
09:59 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Teslas next car will seamlessly unlock with UWB, FCC leak suggests
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple and Samsung have been quietly contributing to a new technology to find and seamlessly unlock your car with your phone, wi...
09:54 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Googles cloud business lost more than $5.5 billion last year, but its growing fast
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google parent company Alphabet weathered the tail end of 2020 to post better-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter of the ...
09:43 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Wikipedia introduces new Universal Code of Conduct to fight harassment
Wikipedia has introduced a Universal Code of Conduct that looks to create a global standard for the site and ensure a “diverse, inclusive, and accessible” community of cont...
09:11 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Amazon will have a new CEO as Jeff Bezos transitions to executive chair later this year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will step down as CEO and transition to a new position at the company as executive chair of the Amazon boa...
08:37 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Huaweis HarmonyOS appears to just be a forked version of Android
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge HarmonyOS is Huawei’s alternative operating system that was created after the company was banned in the US and lost its Androi...
08:37 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge The best wired or wireless gaming headsets to buy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A few options for each platform Continue reading… ...
08:36 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Oculus App Lab offers a new way to try early access VR apps without sideloading
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Oculus has detailed what’s coming in its v25 software update for Quest and Quest 2 headsets. The most notable change for b...
07:36 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge The LG Wing and Pixel 5 have been cleared to use coveted C-band 5G
The unusual LG Wing is one of only a few devices approved to use C-band 5G so far. | Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge LG Wing and Pixel 5 owners have something to ...
07:00 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge The Audeze Penrose gaming headset nails almost everything except for comfort
Great sound, full of features, but the fit might be a deal-breaker Continue reading… ...
06:25 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge McDonalds is testing the McPlant burger in Denmark and Sweden
The McPlant burger. | Image: McDonald’s McDonald’s new plant-based burger, which the company announced in November, has debuted for a trial run in Denmark and Swede...
05:48 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge EA is bringing back college football games without college players
NCAA Football 14 After being missing in action for years, Electronic Arts announced today that it will be making college football video games again. EA is working with ...
05:34 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Amazons Super Bowl ad stars Michael B. Jordanas Alexa
Image: Amazon Amazon is no stranger to Super Bowl ads, and the company has another one ready for this year’s big game. The 2021 ad stars actor Michael B. Jordan, who ...
05:01 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge You too can own a stonks figurine
He’s real, he’s here, and I am so happy. The stonks guy is now a five-inch-tall, $30 thing you can buy, complete with a line graph that’s forever up 69 percent. It first ...
05:00 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Instagrams recently deleted feature lets you change your mind about deleting a post
Instagram Instagram is making it easier to bring back deleted posts. The company is rolling out a “recently deleted” feature in the app that’ll allow you to revie...
05:00 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Millions is giving away $1 million but whos the real winner?
Millions is a new startup with a big promise: simply pick six numbers on its website, follow the @Millions Twitter account, and you could win $1 million. It’s not some kind o...
04:00 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Mass Effect: Legendary Edition cuts multiplayer in favor of single-player improvements
When the enhanced remake of the Mass Effect trilogy arrives, it won’t include multiplayer. According to longtime Mass Effect developer Mac Walters, the team would have had to...
04:00 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Mass Effect: Legendary Edition brings a much-needed overhaul to the trilogy on May 14th
Remastering a series like Mass Effect — not quite a full remake of the trilogy, but more substantial than a port — is a thorny task. It requires work on all three games and...
04:00 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Mass Effect: Legendary Edition wont add new content or more gay romances
Mass Effect: Legendary Edition will stick to a faithful retelling of the game’s story and already-made DLC, with no new narrative elements on the way. Speaking about the enha...
04:00 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge BioWare is finally improving Black character customization in Mass Effect: Legendary Edition
Although the Mass Effect trilogy allowed players to create their own Shepard, the game had limited options for making non-white characters. Environment and character director ...
03:49 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Amazon will pay $61.7 million to Flex drivers after wage theft allegations
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon will pay $61.7 million to Flex drivers to settle allegations of stolen tips, after an extensive investigation by the US F...
03:44 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Amazons next headquarters is a glass poop emoji covered in trees
The Helix proposal at Amazon’s Arlington, Virginia campus. | Image: Amazon Amazon has unveiled the design for the next portion of its Arlington, Virginia headquarters...
03:41 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Uber is buying alcohol delivery service Drizly for $1.1 billion
Uber announced today that it’s buying alcohol delivery service Drizly in a deal worth $1.1 billion, as the ride-sharing company continues to build out its stable of food and ...
03:37 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Eeros Wi-Fi 6 mesh router bundle is back down to its Black Friday price
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Black Friday 2020 saw many great deals, especially on Eero’s products. If you are looking to improve your Wi-Fi situation at home, Am...
03:32 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge A Glitch in the Matrix is quirky, creepy, and way too unreal
Sundance Institute In February 2003, a 19-year-old named Joshua Cooke shot his parents to death in their Virginia home. Cooke told his lawyers that he believed he was l...
03:23 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Disneys bundle that includes Disney Plus, ESPN Plus, and ad-free Hulu is widely available
Disney’s latest bundle combining Disney Plus, ad-free Hulu, and ESPN Plus for $18.99 per month is now available. This package was first announced in December 2020, and it act...
02:15 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Small launch startup Astra to go public at $2.1 billion valuation
Astra’s 3.2 rocket launching from Alaska | John Kraus/Astra Astra plans to become the first small rocket maker to go public, the company announced Tuesday, after reac...
02:10 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge One day, your home could be made with mushrooms
Mushrooms are helping architects and engineers solve one the world’s biggest crises: climate change. These fungi are durable, biodegradable, and are proving to be a good alte...
02:05 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge The Pink Cloud is an eerily prescient sci-fi movie about being stuck in quarantine
The Pink Cloud. | Photo: Sundance Institute. Like most recent events, the 2021 edition of the Sundance Film Festival has shifted from an in-person showcase to a virtual...
02:00 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Logitech made so much money during the pandemic it could afford this Super Bowl ad
Logitech Logitech sold enough keyboards, mice, and PC webcams during the pandemic that it can afford its first-ever Super Bowl commercial. The 60-second spot, titled ...
02:00 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Goro Miyazaki on what makes a Studio Ghibli film: I wish somebody could give me an answer
Photo by Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images The famed animation studio returns with its first 3D CG movie, Earwig and the Witch Continue rea...
01:43 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Cheaters are ruining Call of Duty: Warzone
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Cheaters in Call of Duty: Warzone are ruining the game and forcing professional players to abandon it. Game hacks and cheat soft...
01:35 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Microsoft planning special gaming, cloud, and Windows events in coming months
Image by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is planning a series of news events over the coming months that will focus on categories like gaming, cloud, and Windows. The...
01:00 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge The Verges favorite gaming gear
Art: Alex Castro / The Verge Gaming was already popular when the pandemic hit in early 2020; with a large number of people stuck at home, it has become close to a natio...
01:00 pm - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Boston Dynamics Spot adds self-charging to live at remote sites forever
Boston Dynamics will sell an arm to allow the robot to interact with objects in its environment. | Image; Boston Dynamics There’s also new browser based controls ...
09:01 am - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Kuo adds fuel to Apple-Hyundai electric car rumors
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge TF Securities analyst Ming-chi Kuo has corroborated reports that Apple and Hyundai are working together on an electric car. ...
08:01 am - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Controls next-gen update feels right at home on the PS5
Remedy’s supernatural thriller Control was one of the best games on the previous generation of consoles, but it’s also one that clearly struggled on the hardware. In 2019, ...
02:03 am - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge The tall lady in Resident Evil Village is taller than the tallest recorded human
Lady Dimitrescu. | Image: Sony If you’ve been following recent news about Resident Evil Village, the next game in the hit horror video game franchise, you may have he...
01:03 am - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk just showed how Clubhouse can succeed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hey, did you hear Elon Musk went on Clubhouse? The media and venture capital worlds were abuzz this weekend in advance of, durin...
01:00 am - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge The writings on the wall for Google Stadia
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge After fourteen months, Google has decided it doesn’t want to be a game company anymore. Where once it had its own cloud-ba...
12:05 am - Tue, February 2, 2021
The Verge Google will pay $2.5 million to underpaid female engineers and overlooked Asian applicants
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has agreed to pay $2.5 million to more than 5,500 employees and job applicants impacted by alleged systematic pay and hir...
11:43 pm - Mon, February 1, 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… ...
11:17 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Netflix and a famed film author already optioned movies about GameStop, Reddit and Wall Street
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It looks like we’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to movies about the WallStreetBets / GameStop saga: Deadline is report...
11:00 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Robinhood plummets back down to a one-star rating on Google Play
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge Investment app Robinhood has plummeted back down to a one-star rating on Google Play, thanks to a flood of thousands of new neg...
10:53 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Robinhood is facing dozens of lawsuits over GameStop stock freeze
Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge Stock trading app Robinhood is facing dozens of lawsuits after the company restricted several stocks popular on the r/WallStreetBets...
09:47 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge SpaceX announces first all-civilian mission to space
Elon Musk’s SpaceX is planning to send its first “all-civilian” crew to space at the end of 2021 in a charity-focused mission commanded by tech entrepreneur Jared Isaacma...
09:30 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge NYU researchers find no evidence of anti-conservative bias on social media
Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images A new report finds that claims of anti-conservative bias on social media platforms are not only untrue but serve as a ...
08:59 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge This DIY project turns an iPod into a click wheel-powered Spotify player
Image: Guy Dupont Classic iPods have their fans, but they’re not built for the modern age of music streaming — except for this one, which has been turned into a Spo...
08:55 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Disney Plus is getting a Wakanda show from the director of Black Panther
Photo by Matt Kennedy / Marvel Studios Writer-director Ryan Coogler is making a new Marvel TV show for Disney Plus that will be set in the Kingdom of Wakanda as part of...
08:37 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Sens. Booker, Schumer, and Wyden will advance cannabis legislation
Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) issued a joint statement Monday saying they would work together to advance comprehensive cannabis reform le...
08:22 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge God of War is getting aPS5optimization patch tomorrow
The upcoming patch will allow the game to run at 60fps on PS5. | Image: Sony Sony’s reboot of God of War, one of the most popular first-party exclusives released on P...
07:48 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Google is shutting down its in-house Stadia game development studios
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google is shutting down its internal Stadia game development division, the company announced today, as it refocuses Stadia t...
07:37 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Apple Fitness Plus will soon let you cast workouts to a smart TV using AirPlay
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s latest watchOS 7 and iOS 14 beta releases indicate a new casting feature for Apple Fitness Plus subscribers is on the ...
06:47 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge iOS 14.5 will support PS5 DualSense and Xbox Series X controllers
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple is releasing its iOS 14.5 update to beta testers today, and one of the welcome changes is support for the new PS5 DualSense and ...
06:47 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge iOS 14.5 tries to solve Face IDs mask problem with your Apple Watch
Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s latest iPhones stuck with Face ID as the singular method of biometric authentication in an era when people are wearing face masks ev...
06:16 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Lego made a white noise playlist, and it takes me back to being a kid
Image: Lego Lego made a white noise playlist featuring Lego bricks, and it’s surprisingly relaxing. I don’t get many opportunities to build Lego sets anymore, but I...
06:01 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Arlan Hamilton is building a new kind of VC
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge An interview with the founder of Backstage Capital Continue reading… ...
06:00 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Google adds about this result information in search to help vet websites before you click
Google is updating its search results with a major new feature: an “about this result” menu that will let you pull up information from Wikipedia about a website in your sea...
05:50 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Xbox Series X will be in short supply until at least June, Microsoft admits
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Demand for Microsoft’s latest Xbox Series X console is high, but supply isn’t likely to keep up until at least through June now. In ...
05:19 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Sundance Film Festival 2021: reviews, analysis, and more
How it Ends. | Photo: Sundance Institute. From cult films to VR experiences Continue reading… ...
05:19 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Cryptozoos stunning animation isnt enough to save it from a meandering story
Cryptozoo. | Photo: Sundance Institute. Like most recent events, the 2021 edition of the Sundance Film Festival has shifted from an in-person showcase to a virtual one....
05:11 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Samsung drops Galaxy Z Flip 5G price $250, but its still expensive
Image: Samsung Samsung has dropped the price of its folding flip phone, the Galaxy Z Flip 5G, by $250. It’s now $1,199.99, which, on its face, looks like a fairly big...
05:01 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Facebook prompt will encourage ad tracking opt-in ahead of Apples privacy push
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook will begin showing a prompt on its mobile app for the iPhone and iPad that’s designed to convince users to allow ...
04:30 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Ford says millions of its vehicles will run on Googles Android starting in 2023
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Ford is the latest automaker to turn its vehicle operating systems over to Google. The Dearborn, Michigan-based company said it will ...
04:20 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Prisoners of the Ghostland is destined to be the next Nic Cage cult movie
Prisoners of the Ghostland. | Photo. Sundance Institute. Like most recent events, the 2021 edition of the Sundance Film Festival has shifted from an in-person showcase ...
04:15 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Nikes hands-free Go FlyEase shoes look very comfy and just the right amount of ridiculous
Image: Nike Nike is pushing the envelope of shoe technology further with today’s announcement of the Go FlyEase, a contact-less $120 shoe for both athletic and everyd...
03:59 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Will Democrats keep their promise to decriminalize marijuana?
Photo by Doug Mills-Pool / Getty Images Just a few years ago, it would have been unthinkable for a major political party to call for decriminalizing marijuana — but i...
03:33 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge MLB The Show is coming to both PlayStation and Xbox consoles on April 20th
We already knew Sony’s beloved sports exclusive MLB The Show would release on “additional consoles” as early as 2021. Today, Sony announced that MLB The Show 21 will rele...
03:30 pm - Mon, February 1, 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 ...
03:22 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Censor finds eerie horror in an 80s moral panic
Sundance Institute Like most recent events, the 2021 edition of the Sundance Film Festival has shifted from an in-person showcase to a virtual one. Despite the change, ...
02:47 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge AirPods Pro are back down to their lowest price at Woot
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple’s AirPods Pro are, once again, selling for $190 through Woot. These truly wireless earbuds with noise cancellation originally c...
02:17 pm - Mon, February 1, 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...
02:00 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge The Verges Valentines Day Gift Guide 2021
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge 23 great gift ideas for your significant other Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Verge readers can grab two years of PlayStation Plus for $56
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If your PlayStation Plus membership is about to expire or you want to extend the subscription for another two years, Eneba is offering...
12:05 pm - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Googles weather frog spotted on smart displays
Users are reporting seeing Froggy as a screensaver option on their smart displays. | Screenshot: Jay Boromeusz / YouTube Google is testing a new background for Assistan...
09:56 am - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Google begins rollout of tab groupings in Chrome for Android
The new interface shows tabs in a grid layout, and includes the option to group them. | Screenshot: Chrome Chrome’s Android app is being updated with a new interface ...
07:47 am - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Nintendo raises Switch sales forecast after monster holiday quarter
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Nintendo has posted earnings for a huge holiday quarter in which the Switch sold more consoles than ever. 11.57 million cons...
04:37 am - Mon, February 1, 2021
The Verge Apple releases Chrome extension for iCloud passwords
Apple has released an official extension for the Windows and Mac versions of Chrome that lets you use passwords stored in your iCloud Keychain. For anyone who uses Chrome as th...
08:45 pm - Sun, January 31, 2021
The Verge New trailers: The Map of Tiny Perfect Things, Ginny & Georgia, Young Rock and more
Dwayne Johnson in Young Rock | NBC I think I’m in Ted Lasso withdrawal, you guys; no other shows are quite working for me since I finished it. I just started season 2...
04:47 pm - Sun, January 31, 2021
The Verge NASA delays moon lander awards as Biden team mulls moonshot program
Photo by Ozkan Bilgin/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images NASA last week quietly delayed its plan to award two high-profile crewed lunar lander contracts, moving the finish...
04:26 pm - Sun, January 31, 2021
The Verge Amazons Ring now reportedly partners with more than 2,000 US police and fire departments
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge All but two US states — Montana and Wyoming— now have police or fire departments participating in Amazon’s Ring network, which le...
04:00 pm - Sun, January 31, 2021
The Verge The people wanted Lego bike lanes, and Lego is finally listening
Screenshot: Lego The quest to get one of the most popular toymakers in the world to make a little space for bicycles Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Sun, January 31, 2021
The Verge Motorola One 5G Ace review: a weak hand
The Ace offers a large screen and massive battery, but it falls short in some key areas Continue reading… ...
02:30 pm - Sun, January 31, 2021
The Verge Facebook is getting pulled into a fight about the politics of Israel
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On November 10th, a Facebook employee sent out an unusual email to an unknown outside party, hoping to arrange a conversation ab...
02:10 pm - Sun, January 31, 2021
The Verge The latest Steam Game Festival kicks off Wednesday
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Valve’s latest Steam Game Festival begins Wednesday, giving access to playable demos of more than 500 upcoming games from indi...
02:00 pm - Sun, January 31, 2021
The Verge Volunteers built a one-stop website to find open NYCvaccineappointments
Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images The first two months of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign have been chaotic: local health departments and hospitals are strug...