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11:13 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Among Us is finally coming to PS4 and PS5, three years after its 2018 debut
The Ratchet and Clank cosmetics in Among Us. | Image: Sony The hit social deduction game Among Us is coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 sometime this year, Sony ...
10:24 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Worlds widest plane nails extremely successful second test flight
Stratolaunch Stratolaunch, the aerospace firm founded by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, flew its behemoth carrier airplane named ‘Roc’ on Thursday for a ...
09:57 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Amazon crosses $100 billion in sales in huge first quarter
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon had a wildly successful 2020, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and that blazing trail shows no signs of stopping for 2021. ...
09:40 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart looks incredible in 16 minutes of new gameplay footage
Image: Insomniac Games Sony and Insomniac Games debuted 16 minutes of stunning new Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart gameplay footage in a new State of Play presentation ...
09:33 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Google updates latest Chromecast with more HDR controls and improved Wi-Fi performance
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google is rolling out a new April update for the Chromecast with Google TV that launched last year. It’s a fairly large update for a ...
09:14 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Watch Dexter creepily smile again in the first teaser trailer for his new Showtime series
Years ago, my Verge colleagues convinced me that Dexter got so bad, it’d be a waste of my time to see my favorite TV serial killer reach the end of his story — so when I te...
09:12 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge The math isnt adding up on forests and CO2 reductions
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES - 2018/09/01: Upward view of giant sequoias in Sequoia National Park, California, USA. | Photo by Marji Lang/LightRocket via Ge...
08:56 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Feds arrest founder of bitcoin mixer they say laundered $335 million over ten years
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Department of Justice said it has arrested a Russian-Swedish national who allegedly operated a long-running cryptocurrency l...
08:53 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Dashlanes new $3.99 password manager plan is cheaper but might not beat free
Image: Dashlane Dashlane has introduced a new $3.99 per month Essentials plan for its password manager that offers some of the most popular features from its $6.49 per ...
08:03 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Apple says old Magic Keyboard is functionally compatible with new 12.9-inch iPad Pro, but warns of imperfect fit
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s upcoming 2021 refresh of the 12.9-inch iPad Pro — which will feature an M1 processor and a new Mini LED display — will w...
07:43 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Disaster Girl has sold her popular meme as an NFT for $500,000
Photo: David Roth Another internet meme has sold for big bucks online: Zoë Roth, best known as “Disaster Girl” for the popular image macro taken by her father in 2...
07:18 pm - Thu, April 29, 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...
07:11 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge The best deals on 4K TVs
TCL 6-series Roku TV | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge There are a lot of 4K TVs available to choose from, complete with a wide variety of prices and performance. Bu...
07:04 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge The best video game subscription deals right now
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Online game subscriptions are quite common in the gaming industry. Whether it's a subscription for an online service for multipl...
06:56 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge The best deals on true wireless earbuds right now
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge When it comes to truly wireless earbuds, there are a ton of brands and products to choose from. Whether you enjoy the unconventional ...
06:47 pm - Thu, April 29, 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 ...
06:38 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Target gig workers are getting their bank accounts drained by hackers
Scammers are hacking into the accounts of Target gig workers and draining their bank accounts, Motherboard reports. Since March 28th, more than 30 employees who work for Shipt,...
06:32 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Snap diversity report shows its still mostly white and male
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Snap’s diversity report reveals that the company has made slow progress toward overall racial and gender diversity, with 47 pe...
06:31 pm - Thu, April 29, 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...
06:27 pm - Thu, April 29, 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...
05:35 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Dear wireless carriers: the 5G hype needs to stop
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Just stop. Stop telling us why your 5G network is the very best and fastest and most reliable. Stop running commercials about h...
05:29 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Dish chairman calls T-Mobile the Grinch for going back on merger promises
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today’s Dish Network Q1 earnings call took an unexpected turn into Whoville when chairman Charlie Ergen compared T-Mobile to t...
05:21 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Volkswagen is being investigated for its Voltswagen stunt
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating Volkswagen’s “Voltswagen” debacle to see how t...
04:53 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Nvidia has reinstated its RTX 3060 Ethereum cryptocurrency mining limit
Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge Nvidia is trying again to limit the use of its RTX 3060 graphics cards for mining Ethereum, with a new update once again adding a ha...
04:32 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge How the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. inspired a wave of real-world Chernobyl tourists
A virtual world leads to IRL excursions Continue reading… ...
04:08 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge The first trailer for Netflixs Sweet Tooth introduces a post-apocalyptic fairytale
Image: Netflix Sweet Tooth, a new Netflix series based on the DC comic, will debut on the streaming service on June 4th, according to a new teaser trailer that premiere...
04:00 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Facebook will spend $5 million paying reporters to join its local news platform
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook says it will spend $5 million paying local journalists on a new publishing platform. Reuters reported the news on T...
03:43 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge The Apple Watch Series 6 is $249 now at Best Buy
Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Best Buy and Amazon are is offering the 40mm Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS) for $249, smashing yesterday’s discounted price of $299. This model n...
02:54 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge The NYPD is sending its controversial robot dog back to the pound
Photo illustration by William Joel | Video by Daniel Valls The New York Police Department has canceled its trial of a robot dog made by US firm Boston Dynamics after re...
02:34 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Its time: Blue Origin teases ticket sales for its New Shepard rocket
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is finally getting ready to sell tickets for seats on its suborbital New Shepard rocket. No details on price or timelines yet, but the company tweeted...
02:00 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Myspace Tom got it right
Two days after the DC insurrection, as the country was still processing the aftermath, MySpace co-founder Tom Anderson posted his second tweet of the past three years. Anderson...
01:52 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge The Mustang Mach-E is helping Ford find new customers
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Ford has sold more than 7,000 Mustang Mach-E SUVs so far, and it says 70 percent of those buyers have never owned one of the company...
01:38 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Peacock signs up 9 million after adding WWE and The Office
Steve Carell in The Office. | Photo: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank Comcast said that The Office and WWE were to thank for its new-ish streaming service, Peacock, adding 9 million...
01:23 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Lime is bringing its electric mopeds to New York City
Lime’s bright green electric mopeds are coming to New York City. The company that’s better known for its electric kick scooters will initially roll out 100 mopeds in Queens...
01:13 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge The Apple Watch Series 6 is $249 now at Best Buy and Amazon
Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Best Buy and Amazon are offering the 40mm Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS) for $249, smashing yesterday’s discounted price of $299. This model norm...
01:00 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Halo Infinite will support crossplay and cross-progression on Xbox and PC
Microsoft is announcing today that Halo Infinite will support crossplay and cross-progression when it launches later this year. This will allow PC and Xbox players to match tog...
01:00 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Spotifys library redesign makes it easier to find your downloaded content
Spotify’s redesigned Your Library features dynamic tabs and an easier way to sort your downloaded content. | Spotify Spotify is trying again to make its Your Library ...
01:00 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Microsoft shakes up PC gaming by reducing Windows store cut to just 12 percent
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is shaking up the world of PC gaming today with a big cut to the amount of revenue it takes from games on Windows. The...
12:30 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Roku does customizable buttons right on the Voice Remote Pro
Roku has a strange relationship with remotes: it’s one of the worst offenders when it comes to branded buttons, with a seemingly ever-rotating list of streaming services — ...
12:00 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Motorola Moto G Play (2021) review: a fairly good phone for a very good price
A good phone for the price, but if you can spend a bit more you’ll get some worthwhile upgrades Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Returnal is dark, challenging, and the perfect PS5 showcase
We’re nearly six months into the life of the current generation of game consoles, but there are still vanishingly few high-profile exclusives that show off what the PlayStati...
11:19 am - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge EU adopts controversial law forcing one-hour takedowns of terrorist content
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The European Parliament has formally adopted a law requiring internet companies to “remove or disable access to flagged terror...
11:00 am - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge EV charging network ChargePoint now supports Android Auto
The integration lets you view charging stations directly from your car’s infotainment screen. | Image: ChargePoint ChargePoint, operator of one of the largest EV char...
09:52 am - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Samsung loses over $270M from Texas plant shutdown as quarterly profits boom
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Shutting down its semiconductor plant in Austin, Texas lost Samsung over 300 billion won (around $270 million), Yonhap News repo...
09:05 am - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Amazon lawsuit alleging Trump bias in $10 billion military contract clears another hurdle
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An ongoing lawsuit pursued by Amazon against the US government and Microsoft will continue after a federal judge rejected a moti...
07:59 am - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge PS5 preorders begin in China, almost six months after US launch
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The PS5 will be available to buy in China on May 15th, a little over six months after its original release in the US last year, Sony a...
07:00 am - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Vivaldi is updating its browsers to block annoying cookie pop-ups
Image: Vivaldi Vivaldi announced today that it’s updating the desktop and Android versions of its Vivaldi browser with the ability to block annoying cookie preference...
04:55 am - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Would you pay $30 a month for a faster web browser that eats less battery?
No matter how much web browsers improve, it feels like they can’t keep pace with everything we want to do. Open one too many tabs on a few-year-old laptop, and your fan start...
01:04 am - Thu, April 29, 2021
The Verge Facebook claims it mistakenly hid posts calling for Indias prime minister to resign
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When Facebook users tried to view a hashtag calling for the resignation of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, the...
11:40 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Amazons pay raise for over 500,000 workers comes at an interesting time
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has announced that over 500,000 of its workers will get a permanent increase in their hourly wages starting in mid-May, f...
10:49 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge AT&T is giving its top prepaid hotspot plan a big price cut and more data
Customers already enrolled in the prepaid plan will get a data boost and a lower price when their plan renews. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T says i...
10:04 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Space community mourns the death of Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins
NASA Michael Collins, the witty “forgotten” astronaut of NASA’s legendary Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, died of cancer on Wednesday, his family said. An icon of ...
09:46 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Facebook temporarily hid posts calling for Indias prime minister to resign
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When Facebook users tried to view a hashtag calling for the resignation of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, the...
09:06 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Facebook expects ad tracking problems from regulators and Apple
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s ad revenue was up more than 45 percent during the first three months of 2020, soaring to $25.4 billion — or about...
08:44 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Apples iPhone 12 and Mac sales skyrocket despite ongoing pandemic
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple’s iPhone 12 lineup maintained enormously strong demand from consumers from January through March, according to the c...
08:17 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge HBO Maxs cheaper ad-supported tier will reportedly cost $9.99 per month
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge HBO Max’s upcoming ad-support tier will cost $9.99 per month, or $5 less than the standard $14.99 per month that the regular v...
07:58 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge A fired Amazon worker is trying to unionize four NYC-area facilities
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon workers at four different facilities near Staten Island have begun the process of unionizing with the Amazon Labor Union....
07:31 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Heres who Apple and Epic are calling to testify in next weeks trial
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Next week, Epic Games and Apple will appear in court for a long-anticipated legal battle. Epic argues that Apple unfairly kicked its h...
07:00 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge General Motors has a solution for our crappy EV charging infrastructure
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge General Motors announced a “holistic charging approach” to electric vehicle charging that it’s calling the Ultium Char...
06:55 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Fortnites cash cow is PlayStation, not iOS, court documents reveal
Lara Croft in Fortnite. | Image: Epic Games Earlier this month, we learned that the iOS version of Fortnite was a huge revenue driver for Epic Games — the game earned...
06:53 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Netflixs official Vtuber is part sheep and promotes anime
Netflix’s Vtuber, N-Ko. | Image: Netflix Netflix has joined the Vtuber trend, unveiling a virtual streamer this week who will host a weekly show on the company’s Yo...
06:29 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Verizon says problems with phone calls in Southern California are now fixed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Many Verizon customers in Southern California reported difficulties making calls on Tuesday afternoon, and the company confirmed...
06:28 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Youll soon be able to teach Google Assistant how to pronounce names
Image: Google Google Assistant is getting a better way to correct its name pronunciation, as well as improved contextual awareness when it comes to setting and changing...
05:48 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is finally fixing Windows 10 rearranging apps on multiple monitors
If you’re a Windows user and you use multiple monitors, you’ve probably experienced the headache of apps randomly rearranging when you resume from sleep. There have been a ...
05:20 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge How to stream President Joe Bidens first joint address to Congress
Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images President Biden will deliver his first joint address to Congress on Wednesday. There will be an unusually small crowd i...
05:18 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge It took Google 526 days to give you a way to search through Stadias 172 games
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Stadia is an online game streaming service from Google, a company that is practically synonymous with search engines and the...
05:00 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Google expands its Android-based earthquake detection system
Google is turning Android phones into an earthquake detection system. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Google is expanding its Android-based earthquake detection an...
04:56 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Fortnite isnt on Microsofts Xbox Cloud Gaming service because Epic wont allow it
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Epic Games is holding back Fortnite from being available on Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming (xCloud) service, according to a new depos...
04:51 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Vaccines should be the new bobbleheads at every sporting event
I’m proud of the Milwaukee Bucks for winning their game against the Hornets yesterday, and I’m also really proud of them for setting up a mobile COVID-19 vaccination site f...
04:45 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Telegrams group video calls will finally launch in May
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Telegram CEO Pavel Durov announced today that the iOS version of Telegram will be updated to support group video calls in May (v...
04:35 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Samsung announces a cheaper entry-level Galaxy Book with no OLED
The Galaxy Book comes in silver or this sleek blue color | Samsung Samsung announced two entry-level Galaxy Book laptops at its Unpacked event: the Galaxy Book and the ...
04:33 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge The UAW wants to unionize EV startup factory workers
The United Auto Workers union is “laying the groundwork” to organize factory workers that will build electric vehicles for startups like Rivian and Lucid Motors, president ...
04:30 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge COVID-19 vaccinations are keeping older Americans out of hospitals
Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images Two shots of a COVID-19 vaccine reduced the risk of hospitalization by 94 percent for people over 65, according to a new repo...
03:15 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Uber will let you book a vaccine appointment through its app
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge You can now book a vaccine appointment — and a ride to that appointment — in the Uber app. The new feature is part of a ho...
02:59 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Book Odyssey introduces Nvidias new RTX 3050 Ti
Samsung’s new Galaxy Book Odyssey. | Image: Samsung Samsung is announcing its new Galaxy Book Odyssey gaming laptop today, complete with Nvidia’s unannounced GeForc...
02:30 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Moped-sharing startup Revel plans to launch a Tesla-only ride-hailing service in NYC
Electric moped-sharing startup Revel is adding a new vehicle to its fleet — this time with four wheels instead of two. The Brooklyn-based company is launching its own Uber-es...
02:26 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Beefing over beef is a distraction the climate movement cant afford
A burger in New York City.  | Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images Lately, it seems like forgoing red meat has become an unfortunate proxy for environmental credent...
02:04 pm - Wed, April 28, 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...
02:00 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Here are the best Amazon Echo deals right now
The Echo Show 5 (left), Echo Show 8 (middle), and the Echo Show (right) | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge When it comes to the Echo smart speakers, Amazon has a slew o...
02:00 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge How Pixar created Lucas adorable, transforming sea monsters
Photo: Pixar Animation Studios Luca, the next feature film from Pixar, is a coming-of-age story about a pair of unassuming young boys who carry a big secret, as they’...
02:00 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Samsungs new Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360 are lightweight laptops with OLED screens
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Samsung has announced two new Galaxy Book devices: the Galaxy Book Pro (a regular clamshell laptop) and the Galaxy Book Pro 360 (a to...
01:57 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge The Apple Watch Series 6 has dropped to $299 for the first time
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you’ve been waiting on a good deal for the latest Apple Watch, today might be delivering that for you — if you really wanted th...
01:50 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Netflixs new Play Something shuffle feature is here to solve your movie night indecision
Netflix is officially rolling out its new “Play Something” feature today to all its users, adding a button across the streaming service’s UI to automatically suggest new ...
01:33 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge CES will return to Las Vegas as an in-person event in 2022
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is officially returning to an in-person format in Las Vegas in 2022, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced today, marking the ...
01:00 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is changing the default Office font and wants your help to pick a new one
Microsoft has commissioned five new fonts for Office. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft is changing its default Office font next year and wants everyone to help pick the new...
01:00 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Google is adding COVID-19-related information to searches for travel
Image: Google Google has unveiled new tools to help people planning their first post-vaccination vacations, as COVID-19 restrictions and requirements still vary widely ...
01:00 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge New Pokmon Snap is a supremely chill safari on the Nintendo Switch
Virtual worlds have long been a place to escape. That was true before the pandemic, but lockdowns and stay-at-home orders across the world certainly accelerated the phenomenon....
12:00 pm - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge How to watch Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021
If you’re a Samsung fan — or just curious about what the manufacturer means when it announces that “the most powerful Galaxy is coming” — then you may want to drop in...
10:27 am - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Spotify premium subscriber count increases 21 percent to 158 million
Spotify’s subscriber growth. | Image: Spotify Spotify now boasts 158 million premium subscribers and 356 million monthly active users, according to its latest earning...
10:07 am - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Apple fined $12M by Russian regulator over App Store monopoly abuse
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Russia’s antitrust regulator, the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), has fined Apple $12 million over complaints it unfairly ...
06:25 am - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Sony has sold 7.8 million PS5 consoles
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony has sold 7.8 million PlayStation 5 consoles as of March 31st, the company says in its latest earnings report. The number of PlayS...
12:00 am - Wed, April 28, 2021
The Verge Behind the controversy at Basecamp
Basecamp announced it would ban “societal and political discussions” at work. But the hardest conversations at work were about the company itself. Continue readi...
11:01 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge PlayStation Network was down globally for over an hour
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you were having issues with the PlayStation Network (PSN) this evening or afternoon, you weren’t alone. The service suffered an o...
11:00 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Sailor Moons newest movie is hitting Netflix on June 3rd
Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie Part 1 and Part 2. | Image: Netflix The newest movie in the hugely popular Sailor Moon franchise, Pretty Guardian Sailor M...
09:54 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge The PlayStation Network is down
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you’re having issues with the PlayStation Network (PSN) right now, you’re not alone. Sony’s status page for the multiplayer s...
09:40 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge The best deals on Apple MacBooks right now
MacBook Air (late-2020). With multiple configurations and various MacBook models available for purchase, including ones equipped with the new M1 processor, finding a de...
09:20 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Teams usage jumps to 145 million daily active users
Microsoft now has 145 million people using its Microsoft Teams communications app. This is another increase of 26 percent since Microsoft revealed Teams usage had jumped during...
09:20 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge HBO Max is getting live hockey, thanks to a new NHL deal
Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images Live hockey is coming to HBO Max, thanks to a new seven-year deal between the National Hockey League and WarnerMedia’s T...
09:11 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Verizon confirms there are problems with phone calls in Southern California
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Many Verizon customers in Southern California are reporting difficulties making calls on Tuesday afternoon, and the company has ...
09:04 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Spotify is okay with Joe Rogans anti-vaccine remarks
Image: Joe Rogan In a recent episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, the world’s most popular podcaster suggests that healthy young people don’t need the COVID-19 vacc...
09:04 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Spotify is okay with Joe Rogan telling 21-year-olds not to get vaccinated
Image: Joe Rogan In a recent episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, the world’s most popular podcaster suggests that healthy young people don’t need the COVID-19 vacc...
08:52 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Eddy Cue wanted to bring iMessage to Android in 2013
Eddy Cue pushed to bring iMessage to Android as early as 2013, according to a new deposition made public as part of the Epic case. Currently Apple’s senior VP of software and...
08:21 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Biden administration says DHS cant collect even more social media info at the border
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs has denied a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) request to expand its collec...
08:21 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Google banks big in Alphabets post-pandemic-peak Q1 2021 earnings
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge During the height of the pandemic last year, Google was the rare tech giant that actually saw a revenue decline — the first in...
08:11 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Microsoft reports strong Windows, Xbox, and cloud growth for Q3 2021
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Microsoft posted the third quarter of its 2021 financial results today, reporting revenue of $41.7 billion and a net income of $15.5 bil...
07:59 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Googles Nest Wifi router bundle is $80 off at Adorama
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google’s Nest Wifi bundle that includes one router and one Point (Google’s name for an extender) costs $189 at Adorama, which is o...
07:21 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge SpaceX wins approval for lower Starlink orbits, overcoming rival objections
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday granted SpaceX approval to operate 2,814 S...
06:43 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Pokmon Go Fest is back this July as a global event
A promotional image for Pokémon Go Fest 2021. | Image: Niantic The annual Pokémon Go Fest is back again this summer, scheduled for July 17th and 18th. Last year’s e...
06:36 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Acer is slapping its logo on SSDs and RAM made by a company called Biwin
Starting with SSDs, but soon RAM sticks will be launched. | Acer / Biwin Acer announced in a blog post that it’s getting into the flash storage and memory business wi...
06:31 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge ZTE is selling a $200 phone with wireless charging through Visible and Yahoo Mobile
The ZTE Blade 11 Prime features a 6.5-inch display and also supports wired reverse charging. | Photo: ZTE ZTE is offering a feature rarely seen in the budget class of p...
06:13 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Congress is way behind on algorithmic misinformation
Photo by Evelyn Hockstein-Pool / Getty Images One of the scariest concerns about social media is the idea of algorithmic misinformation — that the recommendation syst...
05:37 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Microsoft brings Office and OneNote apps to Amazons Fire tablets
Microsoft is launching its Office and OneNote apps on Amazon’s Fire tablets today. Both apps are available in Amazon’s Appstore, with the Office app combining Word, Excel, ...
05:12 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge People who are vaccinated dont need to wear masks during many outdoor activities, CDC says
Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidelines for people who have been fully va...
05:00 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Secretlabs first PC desk keeps your cables under control with the help of magnets
Secretlab’s Magnus Metal Desk. | Image: Secretlab Secretlab, which you may know for its gaming chairs, is announcing its first-ever PC desk — the Magnus Metal Desk ...
04:00 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Ford takes its first step toward producing its own electric car batteries
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ford announced the launch of a new battery development center in Michigan, the first step toward taking on some of the burden of...
03:50 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Bose no longer requires you to make an account just to use its app
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Recent Bose headphones and earbuds have come with a somewhat frustrating requirement: to use the accompanying Bose Music app, you neede...
03:32 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge HTC now lets you directly buy Vive repair parts through iFixit
HTC has partnered with iFixit to make its Vive virtual reality systems more repairable, selling a list of screws, cables, adapters, and other standalone components directly to ...
03:29 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Legal chatbot firm DoNotPay adds anti-facial recognition filters to its suite of handy tools
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Legal services startup DoNotPay is best known for its army of “robot lawyers” — automated bots that tackle tedious online ...
03:00 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Pixars next animated short expands the complex world of Soul
Photo: Pixar Animation Studios From the very beginning of Pixar’s Soul, 22 — a soul who refuses to come down to Earth — is cynical. She hates the idea of inhabiti...
03:00 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Razers Orochi V2 wireless gaming mouse has astoundingly long battery life
Image: Razer Razer’s new $69.99 Orochi V2 is a wireless gaming mouse that promises extremely long battery life. It can apparently last up to 950 hours on a single AA ...
02:30 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge The Backbone One is a stunning controller that turns your iPhone into a more capable gaming device
Complete with software features that make it easy to join parties, record, and share video clips Continue reading… ...
02:30 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Why Apples new privacy feature is such a big deal
Apple’s latest iPhone update, iOS 14.5, brings a host of new features that customers will likely see and enjoy — better Face ID unlocking when wearing a mask (for Apple Wat...
02:20 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Android bug exposedCOVID-19 contact tracing logs to preinstalled apps
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Android version of Google and Apple’s COVID-19 exposure notification app had a privacy flaw that let other preinstalled ap...
02:14 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Save $10 on the latest 3D Mario platformer for the Nintendo Switch
It’s arguably one of the best Mario games, if only because you can turn into a cat. At Amazon and Walmart, you can score a $10 discount on Super Mario 3D World for th...
02:00 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge The Latitude 7320 Detachable is Dells newest convertible Surface Pro competitor
Image: Dell If I asked most people to name a laptop with a detachable keyboard, they’d probably say “Surface Pro.” But there is a number of Windows alternatives o...
02:00 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge SideQuests new Android app can sideload VR games to your Oculus Quest
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge SideQuest has launched an Android app that lets you do the same neat trick as its desktop app: sideload VR content from outs...
02:00 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge This metal is more valuable than gold
Palladium is a precious metal that is more valuable than gold, and its price has skyrocketed over the last couple of years. In 2018, it was worth nearly $1,000 an ounce. Now, a...
01:38 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Nintendogives Super Mario Party a much needed online upgrade... three years later
It took nearly three years, but Nintendo has finally given you a compelling reason to load up Super Mario Party on your Switch again. The new update significantly adds to the o...
01:08 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Amy Klobuchar is coming for the App Store tax
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge The senator on the future of antitrust law Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge The Golden State Warriors are auctioning team memorabilia collections as NFTs
Golden State Warriors The Golden State Warriors are auctioning off a plethora of team-related memorabilia as non-fungible tokens, the team’s first foray into the worl...
01:00 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Netflix has a jam-packed summer movie slate this year
Dave Bautista in Army of the Dead. | Image: Netflix Netflix released its summer movie lineup on Tuesday, and it’s looking like the streaming service will be jam-packe...
01:00 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Amazons new Fire HD 10 tablet has slimmer bezels and better specs
The new Fire HD 10. Amazon is overhauling its tablet lineup today with new Fire HD 10 models alongside refreshed options for kids. The $149.99 Fire HD 10 now looks much...
12:46 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Hackers threaten to release DC police data in apparent ransomware attack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Washington, DC’s police department has confirmed its servers have been breached after hackers began leaking its data online, T...
12:16 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Deepfake satellite imagery poses a not-so-distant threat, warn geographers
Satellite imagery can be seen as inherently trustworthy because of the expense in creating it. | Image: DigitalGlobe via Getty Images When we think of deepfakes, we te...
12:00 pm - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Spotify launches podcast subscriptions, but you cant subscribe in-app
Spotify’s podcast subscription product will require podcasters to host their shows on Anchor. | Spotify For the first time, Spotify is letting podcasters on its platf...
11:05 am - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Teams is down worldwide for many users
Microsoft Teams is down and experiencing an outage worldwide for many users. The issues started at around 6:30AM this morning, and are blocking connectivity for lots of Microso...
10:04 am - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge ADT sues Ring over virtually indistinguishable blue octagon design
ADT’s octagonal blue sign. | Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Home security company ADT is suing Amazon subsidiary Ring, claiming its recent designs are a “brazen...
09:45 am - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Apple will reportedly face EU antitrust charges this week
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The European Commission will issue antitrust charges against Apple over concerns about the company’s App Store practices, acco...
07:00 am - Tue, April 27, 2021
The Verge Amazon is making in-garage delivery an option for all grocery delivery orders
Image: Amazon Amazon is expanding its in-garage delivery option today to every city where it offers grocery deliveries. According to the company, that’s now over 5,00...
11:24 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Tesla claims someone was in the drivers seat in deadly Texas crash
KPRC2 Houston A Tesla Model S that crashed and caught fire recently in Texas, killing two men, may have had someone in the driver’s seat, according to Tesla’s top e...
11:23 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk says Tesla made significant mistakes with solar roof project
Image: Tesla Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Monday that his company made “significant mistakes” in its solar roof tile project that have led to further cost overruns and ...
10:48 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Heres how the Internet Archive digitizes 78rpm records
Image: The Verge The Internet Archive, in partnership with George Blood LP, has been working since 2016 to digitize thousands of 78rpm records, some of which were made ...
10:00 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Apple will now let you add virtual lasers and confetti to your Clips videos
Image: Apple Apple now lets you add augmented-reality lasers, confetti, and more to your Clips videos, thanks to an update to the short-form video app. The feature, cal...
09:51 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge California will be able to set its own tailpipe standards again
Morning commuter traffic backs up on Interstate 80 westbound in Berkeley, Calif. Tuesday, April 6, 2021.  | Jessica Christian/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images ...
09:47 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge New White House task force will look for ways to boostunionorganizing
Photo by Alex Wong / Getty Images President Biden issued an executive order today to create a new labor task force in support of worker organizing in the United States....
09:32 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Jeff Bezos Blue Origin protests NASAs $2.9 billion SpaceX contract
Photo by Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post via Getty Images Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin is protesting NASA’s decision to award SpaceX $2.9 billion for...
09:32 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Jeff Bezos Blue Origin protests NASAs $2.9 billion Moon contract with SpaceX
Photo by Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post via Getty Images Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin is fighting NASA’s decision to award SpaceX $2.9 billion to la...
09:22 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Capcom will now give you a week to play Resident Evil Villages final demo instead of just a day
Image: Capcom Resident Evil Village is nearly here, and Capcom is giving you more time to play a piece of it ahead of launch. The studio originally announced that playe...
09:02 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Toyota is buying Lyfts autonomous car division for $550 million
Lyft is selling its autonomous vehicle division to a subsidiary of Toyota — the latest in a series of acquisitions that is seeing the world of self-driving cars grow increasi...
08:27 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Tesla turns a record profit despite new Model S and Model X delay
Image: Tesla Tesla has drawn a lot of scrutiny lately, has run into delays with the refreshed Model S and Model X, and the auto industry is struggling through a global ...
08:09 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge How to change Siris voice in iOS 14.5
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Until recently, the default voice for Apple’s Siri assistant has been stereotypically female-sounding. However, studies ha...
07:51 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge The macOS 11.3 update includes a massive security patch and new emoji
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple has just released macOS 11.3, alongside iOS 14.5. It’s probably worth updating your Mac to it as soon as you can — not only ...
07:39 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge PSA: You can apparently still lose jobs and get arrested for an overdue VHS rental
Ever mysteriously lost a job opportunity? Did they treat you like a criminal? Better check to see if your family forgot to return a VHS tape 22 years ago! As utterly ridiculou...
07:14 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge The tech some countries are betting on to reach new climate goals
World leaders are seen on a screen during a climate change virtual summit from the East Room of the White House campus April 22, 2021, in Washington, DC. | Photo by BRENDAN SMI...
07:13 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Motorola is once again announcing a low-cost phone with a 90Hz screen and a huge battery
The Motorola Moto G20 features a large 5,000mAh battery and a faster-than-standard 90Hz 6.5-inch display. | Photo: Motorola Motorola has announced several low-cost devi...
07:06 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Twitter is adding a COVID-19 vaccine fact box box to users timelines
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is adding a new prompt to users’ timelines to help promote the ongoing COVID-19 vaccination effort, providing users ar...
06:47 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge EA says FIFA mode with loot boxes is the cornerstone of the franchise in leaked documents
A screenshot from FIFA 21. | Image: Electronic Arts Electronic Arts wants to push FIFA players to the FIFA Ultimate Team (FUT) mode, which lets people spend real-world ...
06:11 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge YouTube launches PSAs encouraging Americans to get vaccinated
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube is launching a series of COVID-19 vaccine public service announcements, calling it the “first chapter” of a partners...
06:07 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge How to unlock your iOS 14.5 iPhone with your Apple Watch
Apple’s iOS 14.5 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. This will make it a lo...
05:59 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge SiriusXM acquires Roman Mars 99% Invisible and a bigger stake in the podcasting world
99% Invisible’s podcast artwork | Image: Sirius XM Holdings Inc. SiriusXM, a company still best known for its satellite radio stations, is acquiring podcaster Roman M...
05:01 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge iOS 14.5 is out now with new Face ID mask features and Apples App Tracking Transparency
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple has begun rolling out iOS and iPadOS 14.5. The latest software update includes the new App Tracking Transparency featu...
05:00 pm - Mon, April 26, 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...
04:30 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Fords GT version of the Mustang Mach-E starts at $59,900
Images: Ford Ford will start taking orders for the GT and GT Performance variants of its first electric Mustang on Wednesday, and it has finally revealed how much they...
04:24 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Spotify is raising prices for lots of its plans
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify is increasing the price of many of its subscriptions this week across the UK and parts of Europe, with the US seeing a h...
03:42 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge China censored social media posts about Chlo Zhaos Oscar win
Chloé Zhao accepts the Directing award for ‘Nomadland’ | Photo by Todd Wawrychuk/A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images The news of Chloé Zhao’s Oscar win for Best Directo...
03:18 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Roku could lose YouTube TV in standoff with Google
The YouTube TV app could disappear from Roku devices in the coming days, according to an email sent to subscribers on Monday. In a last-ditch effort, Roku is calling on subscri...
03:16 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge A first look at playing Steam PC games on Xbox with mouse and keyboard
Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser is coming to Xbox soon, and the company has now added all-important mouse and keyboard support that will pave the way to stream PC...
03:08 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge How touse iOS 14.5s new app tracking blocker
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Privacy is on everyone’s mind these days, and in iOS 14.5, which is starting to roll out to the public today, there are new privacy ...
03:03 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Get the Microsoft Surface Headphones new for just $82 at Woot
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Microsoft’s first-gen Surface Headphones might not be the latest set of noise-canceling headphones, but they’re still a stellar v...
02:42 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Facebook is building its own in-app podcast player
Facebook Facebook is building its own in-app podcast player, the company confirmed today. This will be separate from its new in-app Spotify player. Podcasters will be a...
02:22 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Peter Thiel is spending $10 million to back a business partners Senate bid
Venture capitalist Peter Thiel has put $10 million into a newly formed PAC backing a business partner’s Senate bid, as first reported by Politico. Formed on April 19th, the S...
02:00 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge The best gaming TV to buy for the PS5 and Xbox Series X
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The latest TVs can really showcase what these consoles are capable of Continue reading… ...
01:58 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Get the Microsoft Surface Headphones new for just $82 at Woot
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Microsoft’s first-gen Surface Headphones might not be the latest set of noise-canceling headphones, but they’re still a stellar v...
01:00 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Spotifys miniplayer for Facebook launches today
Spotify’s miniplayer will allow people to stream music and podcasts from their Facebook News Feed. | Spotify Facebook is making it easier to never leave its app. The ...
01:00 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Zooms Immersive View could make video calls feel a bit more in-person
Image: Zoom Zoom is rolling out a video background feature called Immersive View that could make video calls feel a bit more like an office meeting — or at least look...
12:30 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Luminars LIDAR will take flight in new partnership with Airbus
Photo by Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/picture alliance via Getty Images Luminar, the newly public LIDAR company, is teaming up with the largest aircraft manufacturer in the w...
12:29 pm - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Apple announces new $1 billion North Carolina campus and $80 billion additional US spending
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has announced new spending plans for the US, including the establishment of a 3,000-employee “campus and engineering hub...
11:56 am - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge These USB-C earbuds are a trojan horse for Deezer
When used with a compatible Samsung device, the headphones launch a custom Deezer theme. | Image: Deezer As part of a new partnership, Deezer will be available “pre-i...
10:57 am - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Inventive grandson builds Telegram messaging machine for 96-year-old grandmother
The Yayagram looks and works like an old-fashioned physical phone switchboard. | Twitter: @mrcatacroquer Making sure elders can keep in contact with children and grand...
09:45 am - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Pixel 5A camera sample leaks, hints at similar specs to the Pixel 5
The since-removed photo, which appears to have been taken with the Pixel 5A. | Image: Google Google seems to have accidentally shared a photo sample from its upcoming P...
05:38 am - Mon, April 26, 2021
The Verge Video game industry wins first Oscar with documentary short Colette
Colette, a short film featured in the Oculus VR game Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, has won this year’s Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject). Presented by Oc...
09:36 pm - Sun, April 25, 2021
The Verge Ingenuity takes its third flight on Mars
Ingenuity lifts off from the Martian surface | NASA/JPL NASA’s tiny Ingenuity helicopter made its third successful flight on Mars early Sunday, and flew higher and fa...
09:14 pm - Sun, April 25, 2021
The Verge New Trailers: Ted Lasso, Fathom, Annette, The Conjuring, and more
Ted Lasso returns | Photo by SAGAwards2021 via Getty Images The Oscars are tonight and despite my best efforts I still haven’t seen all the Best Picture contenders, s...
04:20 pm - Sun, April 25, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse is partnering with the NFL for draft week programming
Photo Illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Audio social platform Clubhouse is partnering with the National Football League for some exclusive progra...
04:07 pm - Sun, April 25, 2021
The Verge Heres what Neymar looks like in Fortnite
We’ve known that Brazilian soccer star Neymar was coming to Fortnite since March, when he was teased as part of the battle royale’s latest season — and now we finally kno...
04:00 pm - Sun, April 25, 2021
The Verge Oscars 2021: how to watch the Academy Awards online
Niko Tavernise/NETFLIX © 2020 The 93rd Academy Awards (also known as the Oscars) will broadcast tonight, April 25th. This ceremony will recognize the films and their a...
03:30 pm - Sun, April 25, 2021
The Verge With Batman: Zero Point, Fortnites lore makes a lot more sense
Comics have never been bigger: with Marvel TV shows, DC movies, and indie adaptations growing by the day, comic books have never been more prominent in pop culture. This biweek...
03:17 pm - Sun, April 25, 2021
The Verge Social media platforms become triage centers as India struggles with a COVID-19 surge
Family members of Covid-19 infected patients stand in a queue with empty oxygen cylinders outside the oxygen filling center in New Delhi on April 23rd. | Photo by Naveen Sharma...
03:00 pm - Sun, April 25, 2021
The Verge The isolation of grief in the pandemic
The pandemic separates us when we need people most Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Sun, April 25, 2021
The Verge Heres what Neymar looks like in Fortnite
We’ve known that Brazilian soccer star Neymar was coming to Fortnite since March, when he was teased as part of the battle royale’s latest season — and now we finally kno...
12:00 pm - Sun, April 25, 2021
The Verge Reddit faces lawsuit for failing to remove child sexual abuse material
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A woman has sued Reddit for allowing an ex-boyfriend to repeatedly post pornographic images of her as a 16-year-old. The lawsuit...
09:51 pm - Sat, April 24, 2021
The Verge The Pentagon reportedly gave a small company control of its IP addresses to find security issues
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As part of an apparent effort to find holes in its network, the US Department of Defense has given a tiny Florida company contro...
09:18 pm - Sat, April 24, 2021
The Verge Someone deciphered the Ted Lasso shortbread recipe from Apples Spring Loaded event
Photo by 27th Annual SAG Awards/Getty Images for WarnerMedia During Tuesday’s Spring Loaded event, Apple announced (among other things) that the second season of its ...
07:34 pm - Sat, April 24, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk is hosting Saturday Night Live and no this is not a joke
Photo by Hannibal Hanschke-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, will be hosting Saturday Night Live on May 8th, the official SNL account tweeted Saturd...
06:39 pm - Sat, April 24, 2021
The Verge Go read this saga of McDonalds ice cream machines and why theyre out of order all the time
If you’ve ever tried to get ice cream at a McDonald’s restaurant, there’s a better-than-average chance you were stymied in your quest for soft-serve goodness by an out-of...
03:40 pm - Sat, April 24, 2021
The Verge Twitter censored tweets critical of Indias handling of the pandemic at its governments request
Illustration by Alex Castro Twitter has removed more than 50 tweets critical of the Indian government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, and did so at the reques...
03:00 pm - Sat, April 24, 2021
The Verge How many layers of copyright infringement are in Emily Ratajkowskis new NFT?
Emily Ratajkowski’s artwork is being sold as an NFT. | Image: Emily Ratajkowski Model and actress Emily Ratajkowski is selling a link representing a composite image t...
02:00 pm - Sat, April 24, 2021
The Verge The first problem was vaccine supply. Now, its demand.
A vaccination site at the American Museum of Natural History. | Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images Thursday marked a major milestone in the United States’ COV...
01:30 pm - Sat, April 24, 2021
The Verge Samsung Galaxy A52 5G review: a midrange phone that will last
It’s not the cheapest budget phone, but it will go the distance Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Sat, April 24, 2021
The Verge Get a load of this weeks best tech deals
TCL’s Alto 8 Plus soundbar | TCL It’s the weekend, so that’s our cue to fire off this handy list of the best tech deals we’ve laid eyes on over the past few day...
12:52 pm - Sat, April 24, 2021
The Verge SpaceX capsule with four astronauts on board docks with the International Space Station
Photo by Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft with four astronauts aboard successfully docked with the International Space Station early Sa...
12:00 pm - Sat, April 24, 2021
The Verge Lenovo Flex 3 Chromebook review: good price, bad screen
If you squint, it’s a good laptop Continue reading… ...
12:02 am - Sat, April 24, 2021
The Verge Googles Guacamole may be premature, but it sounds ripe to become an Android feature
Photo by Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Google probably wasn’t planning to reveal this until the company’s I/O developer conference on May 18th, b...
11:02 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Officials lift pause on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
Photo by Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Federal officials said that the United States should resume use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vac...
10:05 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Bad software sent postal workers to jail, because no one wanted to admit it could be wrong
Photo by TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images For the past 20 years UK Post Office employees have been dealing with a piece of software called Horizon, which had a fatal fl...
09:57 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Oculus has turned on wireless PC streaming for the Quest 2
Oculus is turning on its Air Link PC streaming feature for the Quest 2 virtual reality headset. Air Link is part of the Oculus v28 software update, which recently started rolli...
09:56 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Yoda has no time for shoes, but you might for Adidas Yoda-themed sneakers
Image: Adidas Adidas has designed a pair of Stan Smith sneakers that could be perfect for the Star Wars fan in your life who also pulls double-duty as a hypebeast. The ...
09:53 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge A fourth Captain America movie is in the works from the creator of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
Image: Marvel Studios A fourth Captain America movie is on the way, set to be co-written by Malcolm Spellman, the creator, showrunner, and head writer of The Falcon and...
09:12 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Even Ellen has an NFT
How much would someone pay for the digital rights to an autographed copy of a selfie — featuring talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and a crude stick-figure drawing of a cat? W...
09:05 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge CDC committee backs Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The United States should resume use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for all adults, an independen...
08:49 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge California Governor sees an end to oil extraction in the state
Gov. Gavin Newsom tours the Chevron oil field west of Bakersfield where a spill of more than 900,000 gallons of oil and brine water oil has flowed into a dry creek bed July 24,...
08:34 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Twitter may let you tip people for their great tweets right from their profiles
Check out that cash button. | Image: Jane Manchun Wong on Twitter Twitter has said it’s exploring features like tipping to give people a way to pay other Twitter user...
06:53 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Beloved Japanese gaming store Super Potato has opened an eBay shop
Just a glimpse of what’s on a shelf at Super Potato in Akihabara, Tokyo. Visiting Super Potato in Akihabara is usually a key reason why many die-hard gamers want to v...
05:45 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge YouTube makes it easier to save on data with new video resolution options
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The YouTube mobile app for iOS and Android now has new video settings that might make it a bit easier to save on data while watc...
05:43 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge The best deals on true wireless earbuds right now
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge When it comes to truly wireless earbuds, there are a ton of brands and products to choose from. Whether you enjoy the unconventional ...
05:38 pm - Fri, April 23, 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...
05:32 pm - Fri, April 23, 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...
05:23 pm - Fri, April 23, 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...
05:23 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge How to get a refund from PayPal
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It’s a situation none of us want to deal with but most of us will have to deal with sooner or later. You buy a product online,...
05:00 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Here are the best AirPods deals you can get right now
Apple’s AirPods Pro wireless earbuds | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple AirPods are among the most popular headphones on the market. They’re compact, easy to ...
05:00 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Weird Apple design: Spring Loaded edition
The iMac’s big chin. | Image: Apple Apple’s product design is usually very good, setting industry standards for how many of the gadgets and computers we use every d...
04:43 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Go read this deep dive into Uber founder Travis Kalanicks CloudKitchens startup
As Uber founder Travis Kalanick prepared to leave Uber’s board of directors in 2019, he was already hyping his next venture: a startup called CloudKitchens that rents out spa...
04:43 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Quiplash, one of the best party games ever, is free on Steam this weekend
A screenshot from Quiplash. | Image: Jackbox Games Quiplash, the hilarious sentence-completion party game from Jackbox Games, is available for free on Steam this weeken...
03:58 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Oculus is rolling out its new and more expressive avatars starting today
Oculus is beginning to roll out redesigned avatars that are more expressive and customizable than those that launched in 2016. They’ll appear starting today in just a few gam...
03:22 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Amazon tests letting sellers email customers directly about new products and sales
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is testing a new feature for sellers that will let them contact customers directly by email to notify them of things like...
03:10 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Shareholders push Amazon to reveal its plastic footprint
Amazon fulfilment center in Sosnowiec, Poland, in May 2019. | Photo by Beata Zawrzel / NurPhoto via Getty Images A group of shareholders has asked Amazon to disclose ho...
02:53 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: the two Apple events from this week
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge You may have heard of the new Apple products announced at the company’s “Spring Loaded” event this week — including the redesi...
02:26 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is a blueprint for the next decade of Marvel heroes
Photo by Chuck Zlotnick / Marvel Studios The season finale of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has arrived, bringing an end to the latest Marvel saga and settling the ...
02:24 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Humble extends its Spring Into VR Bundle into next week
Job Simulator, HTC Vive Last week, Humble launched its Spring Into VR Bundle, which includes a pack of games for use with a virtual reality headset. Originally set to e...
02:18 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Honda will phase out gas-powered cars by 2040
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Honda said it will stop selling gas-powered vehicles by 2040. The automaker expects 40 percent of its sales globally to be comprised of ...
01:45 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Nier: Replicant is a second chance for a fascinating and flawed game
Nier: Replicant is a shape-shifter. It makes you think it’s a simple action roleplaying game set in a bleak fantasy universe, but steadily reveals itself to be a lot more. It...
01:27 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Apple AirTags and purple iPhone 12 are now available for preorder
Apple’s new AirTag tracking devices | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s new Tile-like AirTags, long-rumored and finally announced at this week’s Spring Lo...
01:00 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Evercade is making a retro console for your TV called the VS
The Evercade VS can stow two of the company’s proprietary cartridges at once. | Image: Evercade The Evercade handheld that released in 2020 can connect to your TV thr...
12:44 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Spotify reportedly wont take a cut from podcasters who sell in-app subscriptions
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify is reportedly planning to debut its in-app podcast subscription offering next week. The Wall Street Journal reports toda...
12:00 pm - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Whats on your desk, Dan Seifert?
A long look at the workspace of one of The Verge’s leading tech enthusiasts. Visit the office of a Verge gearhead Continue reading… ...
11:22 am - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Microsoft releases Office 2021 for Mac preview
Microsoft is releasing a preview version of Office 2021 for Mac and Office LTSC this week. While Office LTSC (Long-Term Servicing Channel) is designed for commercial customers,...
11:15 am - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge PSA: Ignore that unexpected email from Twitter asking you to confirm your account
The confirmation emails were sent out in error. | Screenshot by Tom Warren / The Verge Twitter has apologized for accidentally sending out emails asking users to “con...
11:00 am - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Apple lawsuit over buy and rent labels for digital content can continue, rules federal judge
A federal judge has rejected a motion by Apple to dismiss a putative class action lawsuit over the company’s use of the labels “buy” and “rent” when selling digital c...
11:00 am - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Keychron K3 wireless keyboard review: compact with compromises
The K3 is remarkably thin, but at the cost of versatility Continue reading… ...
10:01 am - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge SpaceX launches its third astronaut crew, the first on a used Crew Dragon capsule
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launches four astronauts to space | NASA SpaceX launched its third crew of astronauts to the International Space Station early Friday morning...
09:45 am - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Google is developing a price tracking feature for Chrome on Android
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The latest version of Chrome on Android has started rolling out a new price tracking feature to alert you about price drops. Sma...
08:56 am - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Live: Watch SpaceXs third crewed mission to the ISS
(NASA/Joel Kowsky) SpaceX is slated to launch its third crew to the International Space Station early Friday morning, ferrying two astronauts from NASA, one from the Ja...
08:20 am - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge New Siri Remote waves goodbye to Apple TV games that require motion control
Image: Apple Apple’s new Siri Remote doesn’t come equipped with an accelerometer or gyroscope, which means it won’t work as a motion controller in certain Apple T...
04:13 am - Fri, April 23, 2021
The Verge Apple extends reprieve, wont take a cut of online classes and events until next year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple announced on Wednesday that it’s once again extending the deadline for requiring in-app purchases for iOS apps that sell...
11:00 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge The Mortal Kombat movie is at its best when it mimics the games
Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures. For a series about people getting their spines ripped out, Mortal Kombat has a surprising amount of story. Over three decades the fighting...
09:48 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Call of Duty: Warzone pulls a Fortnite with the launch of its new map
After launching a little over a year ago, Call of Duty: Warzone is one of the most popular free-to-play titles right now, with 100 million people playing the battle royale shoo...
09:40 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Facebook pivots from politics to inspiration
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook wants to inspire, apparently. The company announced changes to its News Feed today that are supposed to fill feeds with...
09:20 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Peloton treadmill accidents spark push to change product safety law
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Congressional Democrats have introduced a bill that would make it easier for the Consumer Product Safety Commission to warn ...
09:17 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge University of Minnesota banned from contributing to Linux kernel
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The University of Minnesota has been banned from contributing to the Linux kernel by one of its maintainers after researchers fr...
09:15 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Snapchat now has more users on Android than iOS
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Snap has finally reaped the benefits of building a fully functional Android app. The company announced in its earnings report to...
09:00 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Twitch chat is getting threaded replies
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch users will be able to make threaded replies in Twitch chat starting today, the popular streaming platform announced. Thre...
07:46 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge College student sues Proctorio after source code copyright claim
Photo by Marcus Brandt/picture alliance via Getty Images The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a lawsuit against the remote testing company Proctorio on be...
07:26 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge How to watch SpaceXs third crewed mission to the ISS
(NASA/Joel Kowsky) SpaceX is slated to launch its third crew to the International Space Station early Friday morning, ferrying two astronauts from NASA, one from the Ja...
07:17 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Congress resurrects push to allow thousands more autonomous vehicles on the road
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Robot cars are back in the spotlight on Capitol Hill after previous efforts failed to pass comprehensive legislation allowing more aut...
07:11 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Garmins new Venu 2 watches have better battery life and more features
Garmin Garmin has upgraded its premium Venu smartwatch for 2021 (via DC Rainmaker and Ars Technica). It now comes in two sizes instead of a single 43mm-sized model. The...
06:54 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge The FCC wants your thoughts on improving the shorter National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Federal Communications Commission has decided to look into letting people text the upcoming shortened National Suicide P...
06:45 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Apples Smart Keyboard Folio Case for the 11-inch iPad Pro is discounted for Verge readers
Daily Steals is giving Verge readers a special discount on Apple’s Smart Keyboard Folio Case for the 11-inch iPad Pro. Normally $179, you can buy this case for only $70 when ...
06:32 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Can Apple get you to pay for podcasts?
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge The world’s most popular podcast app gets subscriptions Continue reading… ...
06:24 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Oppos leaked tracking tag has UWB and USB-C charging
Photos: XDA / Digital Chat Station (Weibo) It looks like Oppo will be the next company to throw its hat in the Bluetooth tracking tag game, with a leak of the company...
06:10 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Tesla is being scrutinized by Senate Democrats for Autopilot misuse
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Two Senate Democrats are urging federal regulators to take “corrective actions” against Tesla to prevent further misuse of the co...
06:00 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge YouTube now lets creators change their channel name without changing their entire Google account
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube is making it easier for creators to change the name and profile picture on their channels. Creators will now be able to ...
05:53 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Joe Biden is betting big on small networks to close the digital divide
Image: Alex Castro / The Verge Like hundreds of school districts across the country, Edgecombe County Public Schools in North Carolina had to move their coursework onli...
05:49 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge TikToks Hype House is getting its own Netflix reality show
CARLOS GONZALEZ/NETFLIX TikTok’s Hype House is getting a Netflix reality show that will follow the lives of some of the biggest creators on the social media platform....
05:34 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Marvel is releasing a manga starring a cat oh yeah, and a Deadpool one
Marvel Meow, starring Chewie. | Image: Marvel and Viz Media Marvel and manga publisher Viz Media announced three Marvel-themed manga that will be released in English, a...
05:00 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Google Fi is adding a less expensive unlimited plan with more limitations
Google’s MVNO wireless service adds another, more conventional plan option. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Fi has announced a basic, less expensive ...
04:37 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 is CD Projekt Reds biggest game ever, despite its disastrous launch
A screenshot from Cyberpunk 2077. | Image: CD Projekt Red Despite Cyberpunk 2077’s disastrous and bug-filled December 10th launch, the title was “the largest game i...
04:31 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Garmins new Venu 2 watches have better battery life and more features
Garmin Update April 22nd, 1:12PM ET: Updated the first paragraph to reflect that Garmin wouldn’t disclose how long its introductory price of $319.99 will last. Garmin...
04:30 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge 12 EA games get 120fps boost on Xbox Series X / S
Microsoft is enabling its Xbox FPS Boost mode on 13 EA games, with 12 now supporting up to 120fps. The FPS Boost feature for Xbox Series X and Series S consoles is designed to ...
04:23 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge College student sues Proctorio after source code copyright claim
Photo by Marcus Brandt/picture alliance via Getty Images The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a lawsuit against the remote testing company Proctorio on be...
04:06 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Teslas Autopilot is easily tricked into working without anyone in the drivers seat
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Consumer Reports said Thursday it was “easily” able to trick Tesla’s Autopilot system to operate without anyone in the driver...
04:00 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new Windows 10 taskbar widget starts rolling out today
The new Windows 10 taskbar feature. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft is starting to roll out its biggest change to the Windows taskbar in years. A new weather and news task...
03:40 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge PlayStation Now will roll out support for 1080p streaming starting this week
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony will begin rolling out support for 1080p streaming with PlayStation Now beginning this week, upping the streaming quality from th...
03:13 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Sonyis testing aPlayStationvideo streaming service in Poland
Following a leak yesterday, Sony confirmed that it is testing out a service called PlayStation Plus Video Pass, with a one-year trial in Poland that will allow subscribers to s...
02:40 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Sonys excellent 1000XM4 headphones are cheaper than ever during The Strategists two-daysale
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The Strategist’s Two-Day (Actually Good) Sale Continue reading… ...
02:08 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge The Oculus Quest 2 VR headset is on sale for the first time
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Oculus Quest 2 head-mounted display launched last October, and if you are on the hunt for a deal on this VR headset (unf...
02:04 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge These wireless gaming earbuds deliver less lag but not much more
Almost a great gaming gadget Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge The Competitor
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge How Nick ‘Nickmercs’ Kolcheff battled his way to the top of Twitch Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Put macOS on the iPad, you cowards
Image: Apple Okay, hear me out on this. I really would just like Apple’s next iPad Pro to be a laptop. Not a clamshell, but a Surface Pro type of deal: a tablet with ...
02:00 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Epic Games Store expands to carry Windows apps like Brave and Discord
New apps coming to the Epic Games Store. | Image: Epic Games Epic is adding five new PC apps to its Epic Games Store launcher today, in a fresh bid to offer more than j...
01:54 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Legos new $200 R2-D2 set is the droid youre looking for
R2-D2 — everyone’s favorite droid from the Star Wars movies, unless you’re Anthony Daniels — is getting an updated $200 Lego collector’s set, and it’s the biggest a...
01:38 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Canoo co-founder and CEO resigns, new chairman takes over
Image: Canoo The new executive chairman of electric vehicle startup Canoo, Tony Aquila, has taken over the role of CEO at the company. Existing CEO and co-founder Ulric...
01:00 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge AirTag location trackers are smart, capable, and very Apple
An AirTag and the Find My app They work super well, and they’re one more thing keeping you on the iPhone Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Here is the purple iPhone 12, which is purple
A purple iPhone 12 Apple managed to surprise us during its live stream event earlier this week by announcing a new iPhone. Well, a new color for the iPhone 12 and iPhon...
01:00 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge EA announces new Battlefield mobile game launching in 2022
Image: EA The Battlefield series is headed to mobile devices. The hugely popular shooter franchise will make its debut on smartphones and tablets in a new game that’s...
01:00 pm - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge In a surprise to no one, Instagram is testing ads in Reels
This is a mockup of what ads might look like in Reels. | Instagram Instagram puts ads just about everywhere in its app, and now, they’re coming to Reels. The company ...
11:55 am - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge iOS 15 will reportedly include notifications revamp, new iPad home screen, and more
Apple announced a new iPad Pro this week with a beefy M1 chip. Can new software take advantage of this processibng power? | Image: Apple Apple is getting ready to anno...
11:42 am - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Yes, older Apple TVs can also be calibrated with your iPhone
Apple’s new TV calibration feature, which uses the iPhone’s front-facing sensors to sense and tweak the output of the Apple TV, works with the company’s older streaming b...
10:19 am - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Brompton electric bikes recalled by US government over unexpected acceleration bug
Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge Hundreds of foldable electric bikes made by UK firm Brompton have been recalled for repair by the US government. A software fault is ...
10:10 am - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge New Touch ID Magic Keyboards work with all M1 Macs, not just the iMac
Apple’s new Magic Keyboard has a Touch ID sensor on the top right. | Image: Apple The Touch ID sensor in Apple’s new Magic Keyboard, which debuted alongside the upd...
10:00 am - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Joe Biden pledges to drastically slash US greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about climate change issues in the State Dining Room of the White House on January 27, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden signed several ex...
08:58 am - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Teslas solar panels will soon only be sold in bundles with Powerwall
Tesla’s solar roof. | Image: Tesla Tesla’s solar products will soon only be sold together with the company’s Powerwall battery, CEO Elon Musk announced on Twitter...
08:16 am - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Fujifilm is releasing a Nintendo-themed Instax printer
Fujifilm and Nintendo have announced a new collaboration. The camera company is releasing a new Switch-themed version of its Instax Mini Link photo printer, as well as a new ap...
08:00 am - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Gran Turismo will be featured in an Olympic competition this year
A screenshot from Gran Turismo 7. | Image: Sony The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced a new series of virtual sporting events that will take place ahe...
07:45 am - Thu, April 22, 2021
The Verge Sony releases a more powerful wearable AC
The original Reon Pocket. Sony has announced a follow-up product to the Reon Pocket, the app-controlled “wearable air conditioner” it released last year after crowd...
10:50 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Here are all the AirTag accessories we know about
Image: Apple The Apple AirTags have finally been announced, and with them come a ton of accessories to make them easier to use (so much easier than if it had, say, a bu...
10:42 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Disney inks a huge Sony deal to bring Spider-Man and other films to Disney Plus and Hulu
Photo: Sony Pictures Entertainment Disney and Sony Pictures have signed a multi-year “content licensing agreement” that will bring new Sony theatrical releases, sta...
10:40 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Capcoms Resident Evil 4 VR remake launches later this year
Capcom Facebook Reality Labs has offered more detail about a virtual reality remake of Resident Evil 4, following Capcom’s original announcement last week. The game w...
10:38 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge The US has a long way to go to make up for its part in the climate crisis
US President Joe Biden prepares to sign executive orders after speaking about climate change issues in the State Dining Room of the White House on January 27th, 2021, in Washin...
10:20 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Bill Nelson backs NASAs Moon plans, climate change work in confirmation hearing
Nelson smiles for cameras before his Senate confirmation hearing to be NASA’s 14th administrator. President Biden’s pick for NASA administrator, former Sen. Bill Ne...
10:06 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Congress is diving into the App Store fight
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s App Store was in the hot seat of Wednesday’s hearing Continue reading… ...
09:59 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Hyundai stops making the Kona EV for South Korea after battery recall
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Hyundai is discontinuing its first mass-market electric SUV, the Kona EV, in South Korea following a massive recall due to a...
09:50 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Call of Duty: Warzone now has 100 million players as does Apex Legends
Image: Activision In the battle royale of battle royale games, there doesn’t need to be a single winner. Call of Duty: Warzone now has 100 million players, the same n...
09:34 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Apple targeted in $50 million ransomware attack resulting in unprecedented schematic leaks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has been targeted in a $50 million ransomware attack following the theft of a trove of engineering and manufacturing schem...
09:00 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Brydges new keyboard for the M1 iPad makes it more MacBook-like than ever
Brydge is announcing a keyboard and trackpad accessory for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro (via 9to5Mac). Like the company’s previous accessories, the Brydge 12.9 Max Plus will let yo...
08:56 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Googles ethical AI researchers complained of harassment long beforeTimnit Gebrus firing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google’s AI leadership came under fire in December when star ethics researcher Timnit Gebru was abruptly fired while working o...
08:52 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge NFL RedZone is coming to Hulus live TV service in time for the 2021 season
Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images NFL fans will have another place they can watch NFL RedZone and the NFL Network next season, as both channels are ...
07:58 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge The Microsoft Classroom Pen 2 is an affordable Surface Pen for students
Microsoft Microsoft is releasing a new stylus for classroom use: the Classroom Pen 2. The pen will be available on April 27th and will be sold directly to schools. The ...
07:22 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Twitter is now letting everyone tweet pictures in 4K on Android and iOS
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Get ready for Twitter to start looking a whole lot crisper — starting today, the company is letting all users tweet (and view)...
07:06 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Amazon Ones palm-scanning payments are coming to Whole Foods
Amazon One is expanding to its biggest area yet: the company is now testing its palm-scanning payment technology in Whole Foods, starting with a single store in Amazon’s home...
06:54 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Chromebook users will soon be able to auto-caption any media playing in their browser
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Google has announced some new features coming to Chromebooks, including the company’s Live Captions feature that will be added to Chr...
06:41 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Apple now lets you extend a Macs AppleCare Plus coverage beyond three years
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s Mac computers typically come with a one-year warranty that you can optionally extend to three years by purchasing AppleCare ...
05:48 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Microsoft enables Linux GUI apps on Windows 10 for developers
Microsoft is starting to allow Windows 10 testers to access Linux GUI apps. The first preview of support for GUI applications is available today for Windows Insiders, allowing ...
05:22 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Apple approved another secret gambling den, masquerading as a puzzle game
This morning, I wrote how Apple’s $64 billion-a-year App Store isn’t catching incredibly obvious multimillion-dollar scams because the company isn’t even bothering to aud...
05:16 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Magic Leap CEO says second-generation headset will ship later this year
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Magic Leap CEO Peggy Johnson says the mixed reality headset company will be shipping limited quantities of a second-generation device...
05:14 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge The Hongqi S9 is the start of a new chapter in Chinas automotive story
Images: Silk-FAW China’s original state-owned automaker, First Automobile Works (FAW), has revealed the first electric vehicle that’s part of the government’s mas...
05:11 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge This speaker uses dancing ferrofluid to visualize music
Dakd Jung’s ferrofluid speaker. | Image: Dakd Jung A speaker made by artist Dakd Jung, spotted by Gizmodo, visualizes music with ferrofluid, a liquid filled with tiny...
05:00 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Android 12s third developer beta helps apps get more from cameras and haptic hardware
Image: Google Android 12’s third developer preview has arrived, and among its host of updates are new OS-level tools to help app developers get more out of the camera...
04:44 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Samsung will help you turn your old Galaxy phone into a smart home sensor
The feature can alert you to the sound of a crying baby or turn on a lamp when light levels dip. | Image: Samsung Samsung has launched a beta program to help put some o...
04:41 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge What were learning from the rare cases of COVID-19 in vaccinated people
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Among the more than 75 million people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the United States by the second week of April, there ...
04:41 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Apples AirTags will work with Android... sort of
An AirTag. | Apple Apple’s AirTags have one feature not mentioned during the announcement yesterday: they’ll work with Android to a limited extent. As 9to5Mac noted...
04:33 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge OnePlus gaming triggers for Android and iOS phones are now available in India
These can snap onto any phone thinner than 11.5mm | OnePlus OnePlus CEO Pete Lau tweeted pictures of some attachable gaming triggers the company has created, and they...
04:03 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Zoom update delivers more emoji reactions and new annotation features
There’s now a much greater range of emoji to react with. | Image: Zoom This week’s Zoom update includes a couple of quality of life improvements for anyone using it...
04:00 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Big iPad, Mini LED: why Apples new iPad Pro display is better and brighter
Image: Apple Apple’s latest iPad Pro might look very similar to the model it’s replacing, but it contains several major upgrades on the inside. It’s got the same ...
04:00 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Google Meet is getting a UI refresh next month with smarter meeting features
Google Meet’s new user interface. Google is refreshing its Meet user interface next month for desktop and laptop users. The new Meet for web interface includes improv...
03:52 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Lawmakers propose ban on police buying access to Clearview AI and other data brokers
Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images A bipartisan group of lawmakers has proposed banning police from buying access to user data from data broke...
03:30 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge How the team behind Life is Strange: True Colors created its empathetic new lead
Life is Strange: True Colors. Early in development, before the team at Deck Nine Games had settled on a main character or even a story for the next Life is Strange game...
02:59 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Microsoft removes Xbox Live Gold requirement for free-to-play games today
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is removing its requirement for an Xbox Live Gold subscription to play free-to-play multiplayer games today. The softw...
02:41 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Rokus Quibi content has a new, original name
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Roku is officially getting into original content. The set-top box maker announced Roku Originals, a new brand, in a press re...
02:39 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Trans streamers are creating the visibility Twitch wont give them
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge “Identity shapes what we want to share and what we want to broadcast, [so] it is part of our content,” says Yana Calou, PR d...
02:07 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Buds Pro are available refurbished for 45 percent off
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge At Best Buy, you can get a refurbished set of the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro truly wireless earbuds for $110 today in the silver colorwa...
02:00 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Apples AirTags dont have a built-in keychain loop, and we have some thoughts
Apple’s new AirTag trackers are finally here after years of rumors. The $29 trackers work with Apple’s Find My network, utilizing both Bluetooth and UWB technology to help ...
02:00 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Inside the glass fibers connecting our wireless world
All modern means of communication rely on glass, from the Gorilla Glass on our phones to the infotainment screens in our cars. Most of the time, the glass is right in front of ...
01:57 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge EU outlines wide-ranging AI regulation, but leaves the door open for police surveillance
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The European Union has published a new framework to regulate the use of artificial intelligence across the bloc’s 27 member st...
01:17 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge How the M1-powered iPad Pro compares to other iPad models
iPad Pro 2021 | Image: Apple Apple has announced the next generation of its iPad Pro line. But most of the biggest changes for Apple’s flagship tablet are largely on ...
01:00 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Cadillacs Lyriq EV will start at $59,990
Images: Cadillac Cadillac has announced that its first electric car, the Lyriq, will start at $59,990 before tax, license, and dealer fees. The luxury brand of General ...
12:45 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge The Tamagotchi Pix has a built-in camera for taking pictures with your pet
image: Bandai Today, Bandai is announcing the Tamagotchi Pix: a combination of its classic Tamagotchi pet-rearing toy line with a new built-in camera for taking picture...
12:00 pm - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Asian activists are tracking the surge in hate crimes as police reporting falls short
People demonstrate at the ‘Stop Asian Hate March and Rally’ in Koreatown on March 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. March 27 is the #StopAsianHate National Day of Action...
10:20 am - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge FBI used facial recognition to identify a Capitol rioter from his girlfriends Instagram posts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The FBI says it used facial recognition technology to track down and arrest an individual suspected of taking part in the US Cap...
10:06 am - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Any video conferencing app can use the iPad Pros fancy zoom and pan camera
The new iPad Pro’s front-facing camera can digitally pan and tilt to track video conference participants. | Video: Apple Apple has confirmed that the digital pan and ...
10:00 am - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Gogoro is bringing its electric scooter and battery tech to India
Images: Gogoro Gogoro is branching out of home country Taiwan in the biggest way yet, as it just announced a partnership with major two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotorC...
10:00 am - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Apples $64 billion-a-year App Store isnt catching the most egregious scams
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge A one-man Bunco Squad is poking holes in Apple’s App Store image Continue reading… ...
09:18 am - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge HTC downplays leaked Vive Air headset, says its just a concept
Leaked images appeared to show a new fitness-focused VR headset from HTC. HTC has downplayed leaked images that appeared to show a new fitness-focused VR headset built...
09:01 am - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge B&Ws first true wireless headphones have a workaround for in-flight entertainment
The PI7 true wireless headphones. | Image: Bowers and Wilkins Bowers and Wilkins’ debut pair of noise cancelling true wireless earbuds, the PI7, fix one of the key an...
07:00 am - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Instagram is rolling out a new tool to automatically filter out abusive DMs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram announced a new tool today that will allow users to automatically filter out direct message requests containing offens...
06:00 am - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Logitech announces cheaper Magic Keyboard alternative for new iPad Pro
Apple just announced an M1-powered update to the iPad Pro, and Logitech has followed up with a new keyboard and trackpad accessory for the 11-inch and 12.9-inch models. The Com...
12:31 am - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Your AirTag cant say horseshit but it can say shit horse
After what feels like ages of rumors, speculation, and worry that I was getting way too obsessed with a Bluetooth item tracker that seemed similar to ones made by several other...
12:07 am - Wed, April 21, 2021
The Verge Who knew Tim Apple was a professional thief?
Tim Cook, the mild-mannered Apple CEO, probably didn’t have to lift more than a finger to launch a new line of iPad Pros with the company’s Arm-based M1 chip. Tim Apple, on...
11:10 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Here are all the AirTag accessories we know about
Image: Apple The Apple AirTags have finally been announced, and with them come a ton of accessories to make them easier to use (so much easier than if it had, say, a bu...
11:00 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Woman detained for protesting Tesla at Shanghai auto show
Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images The simmering issue of how Tesla deals with customer complaints in China came to a boil this week as police detained a woman after she...
10:53 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Apple forgot to revolutionize the Magic Mouses infamous charging port
One of the new Magic Mouse colors. | Image: Apple Apple revealed a redesigned iMac and Magic Keyboard at its “Spring Loaded” event on Tuesday, but didn’t, for som...
10:38 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Apple will now let you buy an M1 Mac Mini with 10-gigabit networking
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The M1-powered Mac Mini can now be configured to included 10-gigabit networking, an option that the computer was notably missing compar...
10:01 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Two queens in talks to join Marvels Secret Invasion on Disney Plus
Photo by Chuck Zlotnick / Marvel Studios The Marvel Cinematic Universe may soon be home to two new queens. Yesterday, The Hollywood Reporter wrote that Olivia Colman wa...
10:00 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge You may have to actually pay for Apple TV Plus to watch Ted Lassos second season
Image: Apple TV Plus Apple TV Plus launched on November 1st, 2019, but odds are that you (along with almost two-thirds of other Apple TV Plus customers) aren’t actual...
09:47 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Why is the old Apple TV HD still so expensive?
Image: Apple Apple refreshed its Apple TV 4K streaming box today with upgraded specs and, perhaps most importantly, a redesigned, simpler Siri remote. When the new devi...
09:43 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Netflix subscriber growth is stalling as it runs low on hits
An image from the Netflix series Bridgerton. | Image: Netflix Netflix is seeing a slowdown in new subscriptions as the company puts out fewer shows following a year of ...
09:26 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Wisconsin amends Foxconns contract to reflect radically smaller project
Photo by Curtis Waltz After more than three years of grandiose promises and missed deadlines, Foxconn and Wisconsin have agreed to amend their contract to reflect the r...
09:22 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Here are all the AirTag accessories we know about
Image: Apple The Apple AirTags have finally been announced, and with them come a ton of accessories to make them easier to use (so much easier than if it had, say, a bu...
09:09 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge How to preorder the new iPad Pro with the M1 processor
The new iPad Pro | Apple Apple announced a 2021 refresh to its iPad Pro lineup, which now includes the same powerful and efficient M1 processor that’s in its MacBook ...
08:43 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Apples new iPad Pros and TV remote dont have U1 locators to help find them in your couch
Image: Apple Apple has been quietly sticking special locator beacon chips into some of its new iPhones that’ll let you unlock your car and find lost items through wal...
07:49 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Apple quietly reveals that iOS 14.5 will arrive next week
iOS 14.5 will enable use of AirTag trackers to help locate tagged items using Apple’s Find My feature. | Image: Apple In a press release for Apple’s new Tile-like A...
07:44 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge A first look at Microsofts Xbox Cloud Gaming on iOS and the web
Xbox Game Streaming running on an iPhone. | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft has started inviting Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers to test its Xbox Cloud Ga...
07:18 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Polaroids new analog instant camera is its smallest yet
Image: Polaroid The Polaroid Go, Polaroid’s new $99.99 instant camera seems tiny. In design and functionality, it’s almost like a condensed version of the Polaroid ...
07:09 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Facebook pivots to audio
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Monday, I had a chance to talk with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the company’s plans to build new audio products over...
07:07 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge You can buy Apples new $60 Siri remote a la carte for your old Apple TV, too
Apple has finally excised its much-maligned Apple TV remote with a new iteration that ditches the confusing touchpad for some good old-fashioned buttons. But you won’t need t...
06:03 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Apples Spring Loaded event: the 8 biggest announcements
Image: Apple Apple just wrapped up its “Spring Loaded” event, announcing new iPads, iMacs, and more. It was jam-packed with news from the company. If you want to re...
06:00 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Discord reportedly dismisses Microsoft deal
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Discord is ending talks to sell itself to Microsoft or other companies, the Wall Street Journal reports. The popular online chat...
05:53 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan has left Blizzard
Jeff Kaplan, the most public face of Blizzard’s team shooter Overwatch, has left the company. In a letter posted today, Kaplan said that “it was truly the honor of a lifeti...
05:41 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Apple launches new iPad Pro with M1 processor
Apple Right on schedule, Apple has launched the next generation of its iPad Pro. As was the case with the recent MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, Apple’s improvements to ...
05:29 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Apple announces thinner iMac with M1 chip and bright colors
Image: Apple Apple introduced a redesigned iMac today with a slimmer display, an Apple Silicon chip, and a case with bright bold colors that throws back to the classic ...
05:26 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Ted Lasso season 2 is coming in July, and it looks as charming as ever
Image: Apple TV Plus Apple’s event today was full of hardware and new products, but the company also took some time to have fun by unveiling a new trailer for Ted Las...
05:19 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Apple unveils a redesigned remote for its new Apple TV 4K
The Apple TV remote is one of the weakest parts of the company’s set-top box, and Apple is, at last, addressing it today. The company just unveiled a redesigned Siri remote a...
05:19 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Apple announces new Apple TV 4K
The new Apple TV 4K with redesigned remote | Image: Apple Apple has just announced a new Apple TV streaming box, replacing the Apple TV 4K that came out in 2017. The ne...
05:09 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Apple announces $29 AirTag, a new Tile-like item tracker
Apple is officially launching a Tile-like item tracker that will work with the company’s software and services. Dubbed AirTag, the small circular tag will allow you to track ...
05:09 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Apple Podcasts launches in-app subscriptions
A monumental change is coming to Apple Podcasts’ business: the company is launching subscriptions within the Apple Podcasts app. During its spring event today, the company an...
03:00 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Outlook now lets you end all meetings early to give your brain a rest
New Outlook settings for meetings. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft is updating Outlook to give companies the option to automatically start or end all meetings early to ens...
02:48 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge In Conversation: Mads Mikkelsen
Photo: Jake Chessum / Vulture https://www.vulture.com/article/mads-mikkelsen-in-conversation.html Continue reading… ...
02:15 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Samsungs 32-inch, AirPlay 2-compatible Smart Monitor is $50 off
This is the Smart Monitor M5 | Samsung If you aren’t sure whether a TV or computer monitor will suit your needs better, why not get a display that’s a little of bot...
02:07 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Microsoft reportedly working on new Windows store thats open to all apps and games
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Microsoft is reportedly working on a big overhaul to its app store for Windows. Windows Central reports that the software maker plans to...
02:00 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Alexa can now tell you where to find a COVID-19 vaccine
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices can now help direct customers to COVID-19 vaccination sites, the company announced today. Users can as...
01:13 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge How Anjali Sud stopped worrying about YouTube and reinvented Vimeo
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Anjali Sud on building a profitable video business by moving from streaming to software Continue reading&h...
01:00 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge HP says it will slashemissions and make sure its suppliers do, too
The Hewlett Packard (HP) logo is displayed in front of the office complex on October 04, 2019 in Palo Alto, California. | Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images HP pledg...
12:24 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Fitness-focused HTC Vive Air VR headset revealed in new leaks
Images of an upcoming fitness-focused virtual reality headset from HTC, dubbed the Vive Air, have leaked online. Details about the product were published by the World Design Gu...
12:00 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 15-inch review: redemption
Microsoft’s newest Surface Laptop brings better battery life and a better chip Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge How to watch Apples Spring Loaded event
Image: Apple Whenever Apple decides to schedule an event, you know there are going to be some interesting products introduced, with at least one major device taking cen...
11:22 am - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Luigi is joining Legos interactive Mario sets
Luigi — everyone’s favorite also-ran brother of the most famous mushroom-stomping plumber — is joining Lego’s interactive Super Mario collection of sets in a new starte...
11:17 am - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Amazon is opening a hair salon in London to trial new technology
Amazon’s latest bricks-and-mortar experiment is, unexpectedly, a hair salon. The company is opening its Amazon Salon in London’s East End Spitalfields area, where it says i...
11:07 am - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Sony launches Silent White WH-1000XM4 headphones because the black void of space is too loud
Picture the scene. It’s summer, lockdowns are easing, and you’re ready to venture back out into the world. You’re feeling brave after a year stuck inside, brave enough th...
11:00 am - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Now the iPad Pro has to live up to the MacBook Air
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Today, we’re expecting a grab bag of new products from Apple, headlined by new iPad Pros. Given the relatively minor spec bumps that...
10:00 am - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Venmo is adding support for users to buy, store, and sell cryptocurrency
Image: Venmo Venmo is releasing a feature that will allow users the option to store, buy, and sell popular cryptocurrencies, PayPal announced on Tuesday. Similar to Pay...
09:53 am - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Samsungs new wireless keyboard is designed for DeX
The keyboard features a DeX shortcut on the top right of the keyboard. | Image: Samsung Samsung has quietly announced a new wireless keyboard, the Smart Keyboard Trio 5...
08:26 am - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Companies cant wait to accessorize your AirTags
eBay listings show accessories to attach the trackers to a key chain. | Image: ta9146 / eBay Apple’s long-rumored AirTags trackers could launch alongside a wide array...
07:01 am - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge EPOS new $119 H3 wired gaming headset is basic, but comfortable
Not the most affordable wired model, but it’s a solid choice Continue reading… ...
06:00 am - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge VanMoofs PowerBank is a range extender and problem solver
VanMoof S3 with PowerBank arriving at Castricum aan Zee from Amsterdam. | Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge We put a new 2021 S3 model to the test on a three-hour ...
05:52 am - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Google adds Pac-Man, Hello Kitty, Gundam mechs, and more to AR search
Google has added a bunch of popular Japanese characters to its AR feature in mobile search, which has previously featured animals, historical artifacts, and dinosaurs. The list...
04:00 am - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Samsung wants to make sure nobodys tracking you with its SmartTags
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Samsung has announced that customers will soon be able to scan for unknown Galaxy SmartTags trackers using Samsung’s SmartThings...
02:10 am - Tue, April 20, 2021
The Verge Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition is now free for PS4 and PS5 owners
Image: Guerrilla Games Sony and Guerrilla Games’ PS4 hit Horizon Zero Dawn is now available, free of charge, to PS4 and PS5 owners. PlayStation owners on both co...
10:22 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Parler will relaunch on Apples App Store next week
Photo Illustration by Thiago Prudêncio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The embattled social network Parler is slated to reappear on iOS on the week of April 2...
09:54 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Oatly investors should beware climate change
Oatly is going public, so out of prurient interest, I picked up their registration statement. Did you know: a risk factor to Oatly’s business? Climate change. In 2010, the S...
09:30 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Geico data breach exposed customers drivers license numbers for more than a month
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Insurance company Geico suffered a data breach earlier this year that exposed customers’ driver’s license numbers for more t...
09:23 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Genesis first electric car is way less exciting than its concept EVs
Images: Genesis Genesis, Hyundai’s luxury brand, has revealed its first all-electric car. It’s called the Electrified G80 because, well, Genesis took the existing G...
09:16 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge YouTube halts ads on James Charles videos over messages with minors
YouTube has stopped running ads on James Charles’ channel after the creator was accused of sending sexual messages to minors. Charles apologized on April 1st and acknowledged...
08:40 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge There are a lot of dog poop robots in the season 2 trailer for Netflixs Love, Death and Robots
Love, Death and Robots is heading back to Netflix for “Volume 2” on May 14th, according to a new trailer the company released today. The science fiction anthology series or...
08:03 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Samsungs latest foldable phone perk is free dessert
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung is giving owners of its foldable phones some free dessert. Specifically, an order of “Chef Daniel Boulud’s signature Madel...
07:27 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Nextdoor will alert users if it thinks theyre about to post something racist
Image: Nextdoor Nextdoor is introducing a new anti-racism notification, which asks users to reconsider posting content if the app thinks it may be offensive. As with it...
07:26 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Sen. Tammy Duckworth on hate crimes, racism, and environmental justice
Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) talks to reporters during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on November 17, 2020 in Washington, DC. | Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images ...
07:13 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge The best deals on 4K TVs
TCL 6-series Roku TV | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge There are a lot of 4K TVs available to choose from, complete with a wide variety of prices and performance. Bu...
07:11 pm - Mon, April 19, 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 ...
07:08 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Mercedes-Benzs EQB will be its first mass-market electric SUV in the US
Images: Daimler Mercedes-Benz has revealed a new electric SUV called the EQB at Auto Shanghai 2021. It’s the first mass-market electric SUV the company will sell in t...
07:01 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Celeste developer teases next game with a vibe reveal
Image: Extremely OK Games The developer of indie hits Celeste and Towerfall has unveiled its next game: Earthblade. There aren’t many details about the game just yet,...
06:56 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Watch the first footage of a helicopter on Mars
The Ingenuity helicopter on the surface of Mars. | Image: NASA There’s new video of the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars, captured by the Perseverance rover’s cameras a...
06:36 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Facebooks Clubhouse competitor is coming this summer
Image: Facebook Facebook is going all in on audio. The company announced multiple products on Monday that emphasize voice content over text, images, or video. The produ...
06:09 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new Xbox update speeds up downloads by suspending games
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is rolling out a new Xbox April dashboard update today that will improve the way games are downloaded. A new feature will now ...
05:08 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Sony admits it made wrong decision and will keep PS3, Vita stores open
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony has announced that it’ll be keeping its PS3 and PlayStation Vita digital storefront open “for the foreseeable future.” The ...
05:00 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Apex Legends Mobile is going into beta this month
Apex Legends. It’s been a long time since we’ve heard about the mobile version of Apex Legends, but we’ll be seeing more of it very soon: EA announced that a regi...
05:00 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Fitbits Luxe is a fashion-focused fitness band that costs $149.95
Fitbit’s Luxe comes in a few different finishes | Fitbit Fitbit has announced its new Luxe fitness tracker that looks like a more fashion-focused take on the Inspire ...
04:57 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Toyota finally gets off its ass and announces a real electric vehicle strategy
Toyota, an early pioneer in electrification that has since fallen far behind its competitors, finally announced an electric vehicle strategy that will result in 15 new battery-...
04:35 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Union says Amazon threatened layoffs in formal objection to election results
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU) has filed a formal objection to the results of a union election at an ...
04:23 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Faraday Future was investigated by the Department of Labor in 2020
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Faraday Future was investigated by the Department of Labor in 2020, though the electric vehicle startup says the matter was “resolv...
04:15 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Apple will allow Parler to return to the App Store
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Apple will allow Parler to return to its App Store, according to a letter first reported ...
04:11 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Reddit Talk is a Clubhouse competitor for subreddits
Image: Reddit Reddit unveiled its take on a Clubhouse-like social audio product on Monday, called Reddit Talk. The company is billing Monday’s announcement as a “sn...
04:00 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Lets talk to Sen. Ed Markey about fixing the internet
In January, the future looked bright for net neutrality. After a surprise victory in the Georgia special elections, Democrats gained a majority in the Senate, opening the door ...
04:00 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Amazon buys nine ULA rocket launches for its space internet satellites
Photo by Paul Hennessy / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images Amazon bought nine launches from the Boeing-Lockheed joint venture United Launch Alliance to send it...
03:42 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge NHTSA is investigating the driverless Tesla crash that killed two people
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has dispatched a team to investigate the fatal Tesla crash in Texas, ...
03:31 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge UK to investigate Nvidias Arm acquisition on national security grounds
Image: Nvidia The British government has ordered an investigation of Nvidia’s proposed $40 billion acquisition of UK-headquartered chip designer Arm. The country’s ...
02:29 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge The first trailer for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings debuts Marvels latest martial arts hero
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings has gotten its first trailer, showing off the high-flying martial arts action and a new hero for the interconnected universe of Marvel...
02:17 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Facebook ramps up moderation around Derek Chauvin trial, will delete posts mocking George Floyds death
Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images Facebook says it’s taking extra moderation measures around the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer accused of murderin...
02:05 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Discord loosens NSFW server ban on iOS
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Discord has loosened its ban on accessing NSFW servers from its iPhone and iPad apps. Now, only servers focused on “explicit p...
02:01 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge The Oculus Quest 2 headset comes with a free accessory at Newegg
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you’re hunting for an Oculus Quest 2 VR headset, Newegg has an appealing sale happening on bundles that will net you a ...
02:01 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Microsofts xCloud beta arrives on iOS and PC this week
Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming (xCloud) is officially arriving on iOS and PC tomorrow. The service will arrive on devices via browsers, allowing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscr...
01:45 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Roku Voice Remote Pro review: a nice upgrade
Roku’s new $30 remote has upgrades like a rechargeable battery and hands-free voice commands Continue reading… ...
01:11 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Doctors are testing a prescription video game for COVID-19 brain fog
The Akili Interactive video game. | Photo by Dina Rudick/The Boston Globe via Getty Images A research team is testing a prescription video game to see if it can help p...
12:43 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Volvo will provide cars for Didis autonomous vehicle division
Volvo will provide vehicles for Didi Chuxing’s self-driving taxi fleet, according to a new deal between the two companies. The Swedish automaker, which is owned by China’s ...
12:03 pm - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Facebook is making it easier to export text posts
Facebook is rolling out a new feature today, allowing users across the globe to have the option to archive their posts and notes created on the social media site and transfer a...
10:53 am - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge NASAs Ingenuity helicopter achieves historic powered flight on Mars
GIF: NASA NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter nailed a successful debut test flight on Mars, engineers confirmed early Monday morning. The tiny spacecraft lifted itself 10 fe...
10:43 am - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Edge is getting a performance mode to improve RAM, CPU, and battery usage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is testing out a new performance mode for its Edge browser. The new mode is available to some testers using the Micros...
08:58 am - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Facebook says no Oculus Quest Pro this year
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Andrew Bosworth, VP at Facebook’s Reality Labs, has given some more hints as to what’s in store for future Oculus hardwa...
05:00 am - Mon, April 19, 2021
The Verge Audi teases the future of its electric sedans with the A6 E-Tron concept
Images: Audi Audi has debuted a concept version of an all-electric A6 sedan, which is coming to all major global markets and will be built on a new EV platform the comp...
10:22 pm - Sun, April 18, 2021
The Verge Twitter, Facebook, and Snap are reportedly part of White House vaccination campaign
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook, Twitter, and Snap are among the companies that will assist with the Biden administration's promotional campaign for va...
10:22 pm - Sun, April 18, 2021
The Verge Twitter, Facebook, and Snap are part of White House vaccination campaign
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook, Twitter, and Snap are among the companies that will assist with the Biden administration's promotional campaign for va...
07:56 pm - Sun, April 18, 2021
The Verge Watch NASAs mission control track the first flight on Mars
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter stands prepped and set for its debut flight on Mars. | NASA/JPL NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter is slated to attempt the first-ever powered ...
07:56 pm - Sun, April 18, 2021
The Verge Watch Live: NASAs first flight on Mars
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter stands prepped and set for its debut flight on Mars. | NASA/JPL NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter is slated to attempt the first-ever powered ...
05:52 pm - Sun, April 18, 2021
The Verge New Trailers: Army of the Dead, The Underground Railroad, Resident Evil, and more
Here come the zombies in Army of the Dead | Netflix I finished This is a Robbery, and I won’t spoil the ending but if you’re thinking there will be a huge reveal at...
05:01 pm - Sun, April 18, 2021
The Verge Two people killed in fiery Tesla crash with no one driving
KPRC2 Houston Authorities in Texas say two people were killed when a Tesla with no one in the driver’s seat crashed into a tree and burst into flames, Houston televis...
02:05 pm - Sun, April 18, 2021
The Verge Charles Geschke, co-founder of Adobe and co-inventor of the PDF, has died at 81
Photo by Roger Ressmeyer/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images Charles “Chuck” Geschke, a co-founder of Adobe who helped develop the PDF, has died at age 81, the company said...
12:53 pm - Sun, April 18, 2021
The Verge Federal investigators looking into breach at software code testing company Codecov
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Federal officials are investigating a security breach at software auditing company Codecov, which apparently went undetected for...
09:23 pm - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge Roblox to introduce content ratings for games to better restrict age-inappropriate content
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Virtual gaming platform Roblox is developing content ratings for games and easier-to-use ...
08:41 pm - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge Google introducing a feature in Chrome 90 to create links to highlighted text on a webpage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An upcoming feature in Chrome 90 will allow users to create a link to a section of a website that they’ve highlighted. First l...
08:00 pm - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge Amazon has reportedly canceled its Lord of the Rings MMO game
Amazon Game Studios has canceled a Lord of the Rings online role-playing game, Bloomberg reported. The company announced the project with Leyou-owned Athlon Games back in 2019,...
08:00 pm - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge Amazon has canceled its Lord of the Rings MMO game
Amazon Game Studios has canceled a Lord of the Rings online role-playing game, Bloomberg reported. The company announced the project with Leyou-owned Athlon Games back in 2019,...
07:04 pm - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge NASA reschedules Ingenuity helicopters first flight on Mars for Monday
An artists’ rendering of the Ingenuity and its parent rover Perseverance | NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA has rescheduled the first flight of its Ingenuity Mars helicopter to ...
04:44 pm - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge CPSC urges people with children at home to stop using Peloton Tread Plus treadmill immediately
Photo by Ethan Miller / Getty Images The Consumer Product Safety Commission on Saturday issued a warning about Peloton Tread Plus treadmills, saying the machines pose ...
03:50 pm - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge During Indianapolis shooting, FedEx cell phone policy meant some family members couldnt reach workers
Police caution tape blocks the entrance to the site of a mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis. | Photo by JEFF DEAN/AFP via Getty Images During a mass shoo...
03:23 pm - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge Twitter having a partial outage Saturday morning
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It looks like problems on Twitter that began Friday night are persisting Saturday morning. People on the east coast of the US we...
02:44 pm - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge Peloton is fighting a recall request on its treadmill after a child died last month
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peloton is resisting a request from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to recall its Tread Plus treadmill, which ...
02:30 pm - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge Judge in Australia finds Google misled Android users about location data collection
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A judge in Australia found Google misled users about personal location data the company collected via Android devices, a violat...
01:36 pm - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge Google Project Zero will give a 30-day grace period before disclosing security issues
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google’s Project Zero, a team of dedicated security engineers tasked with reducing the number of “zero day” vulnerabilitie...
12:57 pm - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge Washington state lawmakers vote to phase out gasoline cars by 2030
Traffic Jam Washington state lawmakers have passed a measure that would phase out the sale of gas-powered vehicles starting in 2030. The Clean Cars 2030 initiative pass...
12:37 pm - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge Twitter appears to be having a partial outage Saturday morning
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It looks like problems on Twitter that began Friday night are persisting Saturday morning. People on the east coast of the US we...
01:25 am - Sat, April 17, 2021
The Verge Peloton is fighting a recall request on its treadmill after a child died last month
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peloton is resisting a request from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to recall its Tread Plus treadmill, which ...
11:50 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Camera footage from wolfs collar reveals a very good boy
Have you ever wanted to watch a wolf hunt freshwater fish? Thanks to the Voyageurs Wolf Project from the University of Minnesota, you can see it on YouTube any time you like. T...
11:19 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Edward Snowden NFT sells for more than $5.4 million
Sarah Stacke / NYPL Today, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s NFT sold for about $5.4 million, or 2,224 ETH. The NFT is of an artwork that shows an image of Snowden...
10:20 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Peak Designs new magnet-powered phone case system delayed until August
Peak Design has announced it is delaying shipment of products in its Kickstarter campaign for Mobile, a broad range of phone accessories designed to make it easy to mount your ...
10:14 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Robinhood cant handle the Dogecoin rally
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Yesterday and today, the enthusiasm for joke cryptocurrency Dogecoin overwhelmed Robinhood, leading to “sporadic crypto order ...
09:53 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge You ever think about how Asus put out like 40 models of a laptop called the Eee PC
There’s an Apple event next week, and it’s looking fairly likely that we’ll see updated models of the iPad Pro and perhaps the iPad Mini. Which is great, because it made ...
09:48 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk says Starlink internet service should be fully mobile by the end of this year
Photo credit should read Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images SpaceX’s new Starlink satellite internet service is in a very limited beta testing period right now,...
08:55 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge New York State just passed a law requiring ISPs to offer $15 broadband
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Internet should become a lot more affordable in New York after Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that requires all Intern...
08:38 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Android 12 may support a trash bin for deleted files, but its messy
Google appears to be preparing to add a feature to Android devices that has long been a part of more traditional desktop operating systems: a trash bin (or, if you prefer the w...
08:16 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge An actual house is an NFT now
A real estate broker named Shane Dulgeroff decided to take advantage of the NFT hype. He’s selling a house at 221 Dryden Street, in Thousand Oaks, California along with an NF...
07:59 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Amazons The Lord of the Rings series to cost $465 million for first season
The gold necessary to finance the first season of The Lord of the Rings The first season of Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings TV show is reported to cost the retail gian...
07:37 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Facebook Oversight Board delays decision on Trump ban
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Facebook Oversight Board, the quasi-judicial organization that Facebook set up to review tough moderation choices, announced...
06:01 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Elon Musks SpaceX will reportedly build NASAs lunar lander
Photo by Pauline Acalin for The Verge NASA picked Elon Musk’s SpaceX to receive $2.9 billion to build a lunar lander, as part of the Artemis mission to send humans to...
06:01 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Elon Musks SpaceX will build NASAs lunar lander
Photo by Pauline Acalin for The Verge NASA picked Elon Musk’s SpaceX to receive $2.9 billion to build a lunar lander as part of the Artemis mission to send humans to ...
06:01 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Amazon drivers may soon build the furniture you purchase
Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images Amazon is considering a new service that would have drivers not only deliver but build furniture, according to Bloomber...
05:41 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge TikTok teens roast pop-punk group for posting cringe
The concept of “selling out” might be over, but Gen Z teens will still roast you for posting cringe — as the pop-punk band Tramp Stamp is finding out. According to people...
04:48 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Six months later, there still isnt a MagSafe car charger
See, it’s held on with magnets. | Nilay Patel A review of the Belkin Car Vent Mount Pro with MagSafe, which is not a charger Continue reading… ...
04:27 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Nobody is flying to join Googles FLoC
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Google is going it alone with its proposed advertising technology to replace third-party cookies. Every major browser that use...
04:18 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge The Unicode Emoji Subcommittee is back, baby
Image: Google After pausing its review of emoji submissions, the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee is back with tips for successful submissions, chair Jennifer Daniel announce...
04:00 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Dogecoin is on a run, has escaped the yard, and is headed to the moon
Oh, super, Dogecoin is spiking. The joke currency, which as recently as January 27th was worth less than a cent, hit 47 cents this morning, according to Robinhood’s tracker. ...
03:53 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Fitbits next fitness tracker looks fancy
Image of the upcoming Fitbit Luxe showing three colors: gold, black, and silver. | Image: WinFuture Fitbit may be ready to launch a new fitness tracker soon, if images ...
03:49 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Tesla settles with ex-engineer accused of stealing Autopilot source code
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla and former Tesla engineer Cao Guangzhi have come to a settlement after the electric car company accused Cao of stealing th...
03:00 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Apple Music pays a penny per stream
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple Music’s payment rate for artists and labels is fundamentally a penny per stream, according to a letter from the company posted ...
03:00 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Apple Music pays a penny per stream on average
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple Music’s payment rate for artists and labels is a penny per stream on average, according to a letter from the company posted on ...
02:36 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Peloton clarifies the Apple Watch GymKit mess
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Okay. Peloton sells a very famous stationary bicycle with streaming workouts, an app, and a whole fitness lifestyle situatio...
02:19 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Project Veritas founder wants to sue Twitter for defamation over recent suspension
A maskless O’Keefe at CPAC in February 2021. | Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images James O’Keefe, a conservative activist and founder of Project Veritas, should be abl...
01:49 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Five little Google Sheets tricks I taught my dad
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge I was recently working remotely next to my dad, and realized just how many time-saving little Google Sheets shortcuts I take for grant...
01:36 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge This weeks best tech deals this week include AirPods Pro, Echo Show 10, and a gaming monitor
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Some weeks aren’t so great on the tech deals front. Thankfully, this hasn’t been one of those weeks. Each day, our deals roundups h...
01:12 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: thoughts on Apples spring event, the Sonos Roam, and LG quitting smartphones
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the week in t...
01:05 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Project CHIP will finally ship later this year
Amazon’s Echo Show 8 smart display | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Project Connected Home over IP (CHIP), the awkwardly-named-but-interesting smart home partnershi...
01:00 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge What to expect from Apples Spring Loaded event
Image: Apple Apple has officially announced its “Spring Loaded” event for April 20th, its first major product announcement of 2021. Unlike a lot of Apple’s event...
01:00 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Amazon is finally realizing it has a labor problem
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, let’s talk about the new tone Jeff Bezos is taking when talking about Amazon — and whether we can expect it to have a...
12:12 pm - Fri, April 16, 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 ...
12:02 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Why I left
Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images I’m really serious about quitting Twitter this time, I promise. I deactivated my account on March 15th and declared the...
12:00 pm - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge How to celebrate Earth Day 2021
Let’s face it, it’s been a long and hard year for the denizens of our planet since Earth Day’s 50th anniversary in 2020. However, it’s possible that things are looking ...
11:40 am - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge MSI Stealth 15M review: thin doesnt always win
A supremely lightweight 15.6-inch gaming laptop that puts form slightly too far ahead of function Continue reading… ...
11:00 am - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Why does Amazon hate its most enthusiastic smart home fans?
Blink’s cheap wireless cameras have seen better days. | Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge On the Blink Continue reading… ...
09:13 am - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Stromer ST2 e-bike review: too hot for Europe
A great speed pedelec hamstrung by EU regulations Continue reading… ...
08:33 am - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Amazon adds blindingly obvious Kindle feature to make book covers your lockscreen
How to enables the Display Cover feature. | Image: Amazon Amazon Kindle owners can now set the lockscreen image to the cover of the book they’re reading. The long ove...
07:52 am - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge GM and LG Chem will reportedly announce Tennessee battery factory on Friday
The new GM logo heralding its electric future. | Image: GM On Friday, General Motors and LG Chem are expected to announce a new $2.3 billion battery factory to be locat...
01:02 am - Fri, April 16, 2021
The Verge Silicon Valleys Clipper all-in-one transit card finally adds Apple Pay
Silicon Valley might seem like a shining beacon of technological progress to some onlookers, but natives know it can be weirdly hit and miss — like how the San Francisco Bay ...
11:52 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Apples App Store hosted kiddie games with secret gambling dens inside
In popular culture, access to an illicit gambling den is as easy as stumbling into the right shop and saying the password — or greasing some palms. Apple’s App Store appare...
11:06 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge A Resident Evil 4 VR remake is launching on Oculus Quest 2
Capcom Resident Evil 4 will be rereleased in virtual reality on the Oculus Quest 2 headset. Resident Evil 4’s VR remake will be a collaboration between series publish...
10:34 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge You can play the second demo for Resident Evil Village on May 1st, or earlier on PlayStation
During today’s Resident Evil Showcase, Capcom announced that a second demo for its upcoming survival horror game, Resident Evil Village, will release on May 1st. That’s six...
10:13 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge The Fyre Festival settlement reveals the true cost of schadenfreude $7,220 a pop
Image: Fyre Festival LLC The organizers of Fyre Festival — think: The Hunger Games, but for influencers — have agreed to a settlement with 277 attendees for $7,220 ...
10:01 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Please keep Anish Kapoor away from the whitest white paint
Xiulin Ruan, one of the researchers who made the whitest white paint, holding up a sample. | Photo by Jared Pike / Purdue University Researchers at Purdue University s...
09:44 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Amazon tried to coerce Ecobee into collecting private user data, the WSJ reports
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon tried to use its power to coerce Ecobee into using its smart home products to collect user data by threatening Ecobee’s...
09:40 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge How to turn off autoplay videos on Facebook, Twitter, Firefox, and more
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge You’ve probably been caught off guard by videos that play automatically on Facebook, Twitter, or just across the internet ...
08:37 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Reuters finally decides to charge you for its online news stories with a paywall
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images As online publishers grapple with how to replace dwindling ad revenue and find new ways t...
08:21 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Arcade Fire released an epic 45-minute single in Headspaces meditation app
Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images Arcade Fire has a new single out — sort of. The Canadian indie rock band has released a new 45-minute instrumental composition c...
08:16 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Apples Spring Loaded event: rumors, news, and announcements
Image: Apple The event kicks off at 1PM ET / 10AM PT on April 20th Continue reading… ...
07:04 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Facebooks own ads reveal: not many people are using Facebook Dating
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge It says 278,000 singles are on it in New York City Continue reading… ...
06:16 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Feels is a new dating app trying to ditch swiping for Stories
You scroll through people’s profiles, similar to a TikTok feed. | Video: Feels There’s a new dating app on the scene called Feels. Its unique selling point is an in...
06:00 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge MSI Stealth 15M review: thin doesnt always win
A supremely lightweight 15.6-inch gaming laptop that puts form slightly too far ahead of function Continue reading… ...
05:00 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Oculus now allows developers to sell subscriptions to their Quest apps and games
Rec Room is a popular VR app Developers who have apps or games on the Oculus Store can now sell recurring subscriptions to their titles, as opposed to offering them for...
04:43 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Bezos says Amazon workers arent treated like robots, unveils robotic plan to keep them working
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in his final letter to shareholders as CEO that the e-commerce giant has to “do a better job for our employees.” The letter comes amid ongoing re...
04:36 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Game studio layoffs mean a hellish race against the clock for immigrant developers
When losing a job becomes a deportation risk Continue reading… ...
04:06 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Twitter begins analyzing harmful impacts of its algorithms
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is starting a new initiative, Responsible Machine Learning, to assess any “unintentional harms” caused by its algori...
04:00 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Edges new Kids Mode is ideal for shared family PCs
Microsoft is launching a new Kids Mode for its Edge browser today. It’s built directly into Microsoft Edge on Windows and macOS as a free option that’s simple to enable and...
04:00 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Mercedes-Benz finally allows a full look at the 2022 EQS luxury electric sedan
And it’s two-tone? Continue reading… ...
03:38 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Apple launches $200 million fund for climate change
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has created a $200 million fund to invest in forestry projects to help remove carbon from the atmosphere while also genera...
03:32 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Facebook hit a key climate goal
Photo Illustration by Nikolas Kokovlis/NurPhoto via Getty Images Facebook announced today that it exceeded one of its biggest environmental goals: it managed to slash i...
03:23 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Apple Fitness Plus adds new workouts designed specifically for pregnant, beginner, and older users
Apple is adding a variety of new workouts to its $9.99-per-month Fitness Plus service, including programs designed specifically for beginners and workouts tailored for both pre...
03:08 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge The Peloton Bike Plus GymKit support no longer works with Bike Bootcamp classes
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peloton debuted its Bike Plus with a much-desired feature: GymKit support. But now, the company’s pulling back some of tha...
03:05 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Acers Chromebook Spin 513 with a Snapdragon 7c processor starts at $480
Acer We already knew Acer was working on the first two Chrome OS devices powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7c chips. And today, the company has released two product li...
03:00 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Core wants to be the YouTube of game development, and now anyone can try it
Image: Manticore Games Core, the platform that hopes to help creators build games and players experience them, is launching for free in early access today. It’s avail...
02:20 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge US institutes new Russia sanctions in response to SolarWinds hack
White House / Flickr A White House order issued Thursday morning directs the US government to expel ten diplomats and place a range of new sanctions on Russian individu...
02:04 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Amazon added another 50 million Prime subscribers during the pandemic
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In his final annual letter to Amazon’s shareholders, CEO Jeff Bezos — who will step down in Q3 2021 to make way for Andy Jas...
02:00 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge A federal revenge porn ban could transform online harassment laws
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The US could be on the verge of passing the first federal law against nonconsensual pornography or “revenge porn.” If it does...
02:00 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge The key to the Overwatch Leagues 2021 season is a trip to Hawaii
A 2020 OWL match in Dallas, Texas. | Photo: Dallas Fuel. When the Overwatch League shifted to online play last season, it meant that the dream of a global esports leagu...
01:00 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge DJIs new Mavic Air 2S comes with one big upgrade
A much better camera in a familiar body Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Google Earths historical 3D time lapses show the ravages of climate change
Google Earth is getting a new 3D time-lapse feature that lets you observe how Earth has changed from 1984 to 2020, allowing you to see just how much the devastating effects of ...
12:00 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge In an about-face, Xfinity Mobile will offer discounts on additional unlimited plan lines
Xfinity Mobile offers cell service on Verizon’s network in addition to 20 million Wi-Fi hotspots across the country. | Image: Xfinity Mobile Comcast’s wireless serv...
12:00 pm - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Lyft launches health care transportation program
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Lyft launched a program that will let health care organizations send patients prepaid passes that they can use for rides to doct...
11:46 am - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Nvidia warns the great GPU shortage will continue throughout 2021
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge If you were hoping to pickup a new RTX 30-series GPU in the coming months, Nvidia is warning about supply shortages for the rest of 2021...
11:00 am - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra 5G is coming to the US with a 144Hz display and a whole lot more
The Axon 30 Ultra 5G offers a whole bunch of rear-facing cameras. | Photo: ZTE ZTE has unveiled the Axon 30 Ultra alongside two other 30-series devices — the Axon 30 ...
10:37 am - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Chip manufacturer TSMC warns shortages could continue through 2022
Photo by SAM YEH/AFP via Getty Images TSMC, which makes processors for Apple, Qualcomm, AMD, and numerous other big consumer tech companies, has warned that chip shorta...
10:33 am - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge This is the best Windows File Explorer design concept Ive ever seen
File Explorer concept. | Alur2020 (Reddit) Microsoft’s Windows File Explorer has existed in the operating system since Windows 95, and it has served as a focal point ...
09:03 am - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Nvidias GeForce Experience now optimizes settings for creative apps
Nvidia has released a new feature for its GeForce Experience software that helps users of creative applications make sure they’re getting the best performance out of their GP...
08:33 am - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge Bang and Olufsens latest speaker disappears into your bookshelf
The Emerge’s design was “inspired by the compact form factor of a book.” | Image: Bang & Olufsen Bang and Olufsen’s latest connected speaker is the Emerge. ...
12:45 am - Thu, April 15, 2021
The Verge You can finally inquire to buy LGs rollable TV in the United States
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge We may never see LG’s incredible rollable phone come to market, now its smartphone days are done, but at least the rollable TV we’v...
10:13 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Goodbye, funky hacks: youll soon be able to download albums on the Spotify desktop app
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify’s desktop app refresh seems to be rolling out to users, and it brings with it a very handy feature: album downloads. T...
09:55 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause continues as officials ask for more data
Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine remains paused in the United States as officials gather more ...
09:42 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Windows 10s Timeline feature is going away
Windows 10 is officially losing its once-ambitious Timeline feature, Microsoft announced today. Timeline, first launched in 2017, was designed to make it easier for users to sw...
09:11 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook sign public letter supporting voting rights
Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Amazon, Apple, Google parent company Alphabet, and Facebook have joined hundreds of corporations, executives, and celebrities ...
09:07 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Coinbase is on the Nasdaq, in case you want to bet on cryptocurrency using dollars
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The nice thing about Coinbase going public today is that if you want to get involved with cryptocurrency without ever leaving th...
08:45 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge MyPillow CEOs free speech social network will ban posts that take the Lords name in vain
After a public break with Facebook and Twitter, MyPillow founder Mike Lindell is getting close to the launch of a new conservative-focused social network, giving more detail on...
08:11 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Facebook pulled the page for Bitche, France because it was not Nice
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A city in France has had a real rollercoaster of a week, after its Facebook page was accidentally deleted for violating the term...
07:58 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Heres how the FBI managed to get into the San Bernardino shooters iPhone
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The FBI partnered with an Australian security firm called Azimuth Security to gain access to an iPhone linked to the 2015 San Be...
07:36 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge The Environmental Protection Agency is cleaning up its image
A protester seeks shelter from the rain in front of the Environmental Protection Agency during the Science March in Washington on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Thousands...
07:11 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge New York City selects Bird, Lime, and VeoRide for its coveted e-scooter pilot
Photo by Andy Hawkins / The Verge New York City’s days as one of the last remaining holdouts in the dockless electric scooter boom is finally at an end. The city’s ...
07:06 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is giving away a custom Flight Simulator PC that wont play Flight Simulator at max settings
If I were the Microsoft marketing executive pitching a once-in-a-lifetime giveaway of an incredible custom-built Flight Simulator PC (via PC Gamer), I would do two things: 1) I...
06:11 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge PS5 and Xbox Series X bundles are in stock at GameStop [UPDATE: Sold Out]
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update: April 14th, 2021 3:04PM ET: Bundles for both the PS5 and Xbox Series X are now sold out at GameStop. Due to the global electro...
05:15 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge The Q4 E-Tron is Audis best shot yet at selling a lot of EVs
Images: Audi Built on Volkswagen’s EV tech Continue reading… ...
05:00 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Apex Legends now has more than 100 million players
Image: Respawn Battle royale shooter Apex Legends now has more than 100 million unique players globally, EA and Respawn announced on Wednesday. The free-to-play game su...
04:58 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Jeff Bezos Blue Origin launches New Shepard again, with first crewed flight soon
Blue Origin Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin carried out another suborbital launch of its New Shepard rocket on Wednesday, testing its reusable booster and capsu...
04:55 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Animal Crossing: New Horizons soundtrack has seven CDs worth of island vibes
You can put down your Switch, you can retire from Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but you can never quite leave the island behind. Now, thanks to a new a multi-CD imported sound...
04:33 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge TCLs Fold n Roll concept transforms a 6.87-inch phone into a 10-inch tablet
TCL’s concept uses a folding hinge and extendable mechanism to expand from phone to tablet. | Image: TCL TCL is once again teasing a foldable phone concept — and it...
04:25 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Nintendos latest batch of Switch indie games includes Fez and a sequel to Oxenfree
Fez. Nintendo broadcast its latest “Indie World Showcase” today, and the 20-minute event was pretty packed full of announcements for upcoming Switch games. There’...
04:00 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Google Assistant can now help order takeout from restaurants online
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The pandemic has made ordering restaurant takeout a little less of a guilty pleasure, both because it’s safer and it helps sup...
03:44 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge You can now run Windows 10 on Arm on Apples M1 Macs
Apple’s M1 MacBook Pro. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Parallels is releasing an update to its Desktop virtual machine software that allows M1 Mac owners to inst...
03:26 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge You can get two sets of OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z earbuds for $30 today
Image: OnePlus OnePlus is celebrating the anniversary of its launch of some products, including the Bullets Wireless Z and Warp Charge accessories, by offering discount...
03:17 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge OBS gets native support for Nvidias excellent noise-canceling tech
Nvidia’s AI-powered noise-removal technology does an excellent job at cancelling out background noise. | Image: Nvidia Open Broadcaster Software (OBS), the go-to soft...
03:11 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge F9 gets a fast and furious new trailer ahead of its June 25th debut
Image: Universal Pictures F9 — the imaginatively named ninth film in the increasingly physics-defying Fast & Furious franchise — has a new trailer, arriving alm...
03:04 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Fords hands-free BlueCruise driving feature coming soon to the F-150 and Mustang Mach-E
Image: Ford Ford has a name for its “hands-free” advanced driver assist system (ADAS): BlueCruise. The company said it would begin pushing the feature via an over-t...
03:00 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Instagram will test letting users toggle public like counts on and off
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram will test giving people more control over where they see like counts on posts. The company announced a “small global...
03:00 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge TCL aims to build a better budget phone with the 20 Pro 5G
The TCL 20 Pro 5G offers a 6.67-inch screen and 48-megapixel main camera with optical image stabilization. | Photo: TCL TCL has announced the rest of its 20-series line...
02:06 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Fantasian isnt just charming; its the most approachable JRPG Ive ever played
Before Fantasian launched on Apple Arcade, most of the discussion centered on how it looked. There was a good reason for that. Mistwalker, the studio helmed by Final Fantasy cr...
02:00 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Epics tool that lets you make realistic digital humans is now in early access
Image: Epic Games Last February, Epic Games wowed us with the MetaHuman Creator, a new cloud-based app that lets people make highly realistic digital humans that can be...
02:00 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge How CO2 sensors might help us return to normal
One of the things we’ve learned over the past year is to be wary of the air around us — especially indoors. If other people are around, exhaling, they’re filling the spac...
01:43 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Automatic gender recognition tech is dangerous, say campaigners: its time to ban it
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Simplistic gender binaries infringe on the right to self-expression Continue reading… ...
01:02 pm - Wed, April 14, 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 ...
01:00 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Uber is licensing its ride-hailing software to three more public transit agencies
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber is expanding its software as a service (SaaS) business with three additional public transit partnerships. The ride-hailing ...
01:00 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Amazon announces new Echo Buds with more powerful ANC and better comfort
Image: Amazon Amazon is today introducing its second-generation pair of Echo Buds. The new true wireless earbuds improve on the originals with a more comfortable design...
01:00 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Can Clubhouse keep the party going?
Comedian Leah Lamarr has gained over 195,000 followers on the app in only a little over four months. Fake laughs, imposters, and scams — behind the invite-only au...
12:55 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge The EU is considering a ban on AI for mass surveillance and social credit scores
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The European Union is considering banning the use of artificial intelligence for a number of purposes, including mass surveillan...
12:00 pm - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Apple trusts Phobio for its trade-ins, but maybe you should think twice
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Atlanta-based firm is the behind-the-scenes operator of Apple’s trade-in program, and its online reputation raises que...
11:00 am - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Rode Connect lets you mix up to four USB mics at once
USB microphones are great for creators starting out in podcasting — until they have to mic more than one person in a room. There hasn’t been an efficient way to simultaneou...
10:59 am - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Urbanista is the latest company to take a swing at solar-powered headphones
At a glance, the Los Angeles look similar to any other pair of headphones. | Image: Urbanista Urbanista’s new wireless noise-canceling Los Angeles headphones have a s...
10:01 am - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Sonys new PS5 update includes surprise improvements to HDR and 120Hz support
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony’s new PS5 software update is live right now, and includes some surprise improvements to HDR and 120Hz support. While Sony alrea...
08:24 am - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Next years iPhones will have 48-megapixel cameras and no mini option: Kuo
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The 2022 iPhone lineup will feature substantial changes to the camera system, according to analyst Ming-chi Kuo in an investor note re...
07:40 am - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Sony announces the Xperia 1 III and Xperia 5 III with variable telephoto lenses
Sony Xperia 1 III (left) and Xperia 5 III (right) | Sony Sony is announcing two new phones today, the Xperia 1 III and the Xperia 5 III. Both are the latest in Sony’s...
05:39 am - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Canon announces EOS R3 pro mirrorless camera in development
Last month Nikon announced the development of its highest-end mirrorless camera to date, and now Canon has responded with the announcement of the EOS R3, which ought to fit in ...
04:06 am - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge Ludwig ends his 31-day stream by breaking Ninjas all-time sub record
Near the end, Ludwig Ahgren slept a lot. Nestled in his race car bed with a blanket over his face and something new playing in the bottom corner of his screen, Ahgren exuded ex...
04:01 am - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge The Overwatch League is bringing back some live matches with a trio of events in China
A 2020 Overwatch League match at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. | Photo: steadyprime for NYXL. The Overwatch League kicks off its fourth season th...
01:00 am - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge The next Oculus Quest 2 update brings native wireless PC streaming and a 120Hz mode
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Oculus is announcing that wireless PC streaming, a 120Hz refresh rate, and improvements to Infinite Office will be coming to...
12:25 am - Wed, April 14, 2021
The Verge The FBI is remotely hacking hundreds of computers to protect them from Hafnium
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In what’s believed to be an unprecedented move, the FBI is trying to protect hundreds of computers infected by the Hafnium hac...
11:04 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge US carriers have thankfully abandoned at least one bad plan for RCS
GIF by Garret Beard and William Joel / The Verge According to the telecom industry news site Light Reading, the big three US carriers are walking away from the Cross Ca...
11:00 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Samsung teases the most powerful Galaxy device is coming at its April 28th Unpacked event
Samsung has announced a new Galaxy Unpacked event set for April 28th at 10AM ET, teasing the announcement of “the most powerful Galaxy” device. The teaser, as is typical fo...
09:28 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Detroit man sues police for wrongfully arresting him based on facial recognition
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th A man who was falsely accused of shoplifting has sued the Detroit Police Department for arresting him based on an incorrect facial reco...
08:59 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Gigabyte is announcing three OLED gaming monitors with HDMI 2.1 and TV sizes
Image: Gigabyte Gigabyte has announced three new 4K OLED gaming monitors, which feature HDMI 2.1, the somewhat hard-to-find display connector that allows for high refre...
08:59 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Gigabyte is announcing three gaming monitors with HDMI 2.1 and TV sizes
Image: Gigabyte Gigabyte has announced three new 4K gaming monitors for its Aorus brand, each features HDMI 2.1, the somewhat hard-to-find display connector that allows...
08:40 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge CS:GO has a years-old bug that can let a hacker take over your computer
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hackers have found a new exploit in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive that could allow a hacker to take control of your computer ...
06:59 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Anker is making a $130 webcam as part of its new expansion to home office gear
Image: Anker Anker has announced a new webcam as part of its new AnkerWork line of home office gear. The new webcam, called the PowerConf C300, is a 1080p webcam with a...
06:51 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Mobvois TicWatch GTH has an Apple Watch look and a skin temperature sensor for $79.99
Image: Mobvoi Mobvoi is starting to sell the TicWatch GTH today, a $79.99 fitness wearable that features sensors for skin temperature and blood oxygen that are typicall...
06:33 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Pinterest will now let workers blow the whistle on harassment and discrimination, despite NDAs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Pinterest has been battered with accusations of workplace discrimination for many months, and we’ve followed a large portion o...
06:18 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge How the Johnson & Johnson pause could move the needle onvaccinefears
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today’s announcement that federal officials have recommended pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine might h...
05:47 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge AMD now offers Ryzen 5000 processors with integrated GPUs, but you cant buy them yet
AMD has announced a new version of its Ryzen 5000 desktop processors — the Ryzen 5000 G-Series, which (like AMD’s previous G-Series offerings) adds an integrated GPU to the...
04:59 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Netflix redesigns kids profiles to be more kid-friendly
Image: Netflix via TechCrunch Netflix is redesigning its kids’ profiles to make them more visually appealing and more prominently display popular characters from kids...
04:37 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Five things to consider before you sign up for T-Mobile Home Internet
T-Mobile’s 5G home internet may sound like a tempting alternative to Big Cable. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After a long early life in a pilot program, ...
04:08 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Apple officially announces Spring Loaded event for April 20th
Apple’s April 20th event invite. | Image: Apple Apple’s next event will take place on April 20th, the company announced today, with an invite teasing the upcoming e...
03:42 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge For many, COVID-19 vaccines come with a side of side effects
Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Getting a COVID-19 vaccine comes with a lot of benefits. There’s the protection against a world-altering virus, the...
03:40 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a union
The New York Times HQ logo (1020) Tech workers at The New York Times have formed a union under the NewsGuild of New York, and they are demanding voluntary recognition f...
03:35 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Ingenuitys flight on Mars is delayed again as NASA fixes a software bug
Ingenuity sits in the middle of a field at Mars’ Jezero crater while NASA engineers on Earth scramble to fix its software. | NASA/JPL The first flight of NASA’s Ing...
03:25 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Discord will block NSFW servers on iOS
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Discord is amping up its restrictions on adult content, with new age gates on NSFW servers and a ban on accessing these servers ...
03:03 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge The Verges favorite music streaming services
Tyler Pena No matter what you do during your waking hours — work at home or outside of it; commute in a car, a train, or by walking from your bedroom to your living r...
02:40 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Sony invests another $200 million in Epic Games
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Sony has just invested another $200 million in Epic Games as part of a $1 billion funding round, Epic announced today. Over a do...
02:00 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge The ThinkPad X12 Detachable is Lenovos latest take on the Surface Pro
A convertible laptop for ThinkPad fans Continue reading… ...
01:48 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge This 5TB Western Digital hard drive will store a lot of PS5 games for $100
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony announced that an update to the PS5 will allow you to store — but not play — next-gen games on a portable USB hard drive. Pre...
01:48 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Nintendois releasing a bright blue Switch Lite in May
Image: Nintendo Nintendo has announced a new color for its portable-only Switch Lite. The new hue is “blue,” which looks pretty close to the Game Boy’s “pocket ...
01:39 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Horizon Zero Dawns Aloy is coming to Fortnite
Aloy, star of Sony’s 2017 open-world hit Horizon Zero Dawn, will soon be dropping on Fortnite’s battle royale island. The character will be available in the game’s item s...
01:30 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Google is poisoning its reputation with AI researchers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The firing of top Google AI ethics researchers has created a significant backlash Continue reading… ...
01:16 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge You can now ask Alexa to download Xbox Game Pass games
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is now allowing Xbox owners to download Xbox Game Pass games using Alexa. The feature doesn’t require Alexa users to im...
01:08 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge You can now appeal for Facebooks Oversight Board to take down bad posts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Facebook Oversight Board will now allow users to appeal for posts to be taken down from the platform, a significant expansio...
01:01 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge The best thing to do in VR is work out
Photo illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge | Photo by Brian Ach / Getty Images Entertainment Supernatural founder Chris Milk on the future of fitness ...
01:00 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Roku announces Express 4K Plus streaming player and rechargeable Voice Remote Pro
Image: Roku Roku’s introducing a trio of new devices today, led by the new $39.99 Express 4K Plus streaming device. Shipping in mid-May, the Express 4K Plus basically...
01:00 pm - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Apple gets its own button on Rokus latest remotes
Image: Roku In a sign of how far Apple is willing to go to continue raising the profile of Apple TV Plus, the company has worked out a deal with Roku that will give the...
11:50 am - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Google Photos much improved video editor arrives on Android
Android’s Google Photos app is being updated with the improved video editing tools that were previously exclusive to iOS. Android Police spotted the rollout, and reports that...
11:00 am - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge OnePlus Watch review: big, basic, and boring
OnePlus’ first smartwatch is missing a lot of what makes a smartwatch smart Continue reading… ...
07:44 am - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Siri says next Apple event is April 20th
Asking Siri, “When is the next Apple Event” generates the following response. | Screenshot by Thomas Ricker / The Verge Siri appears to have spilled the beans on th...
06:35 am - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Quantum 2 has quantum cryptography built in
Samsung and South Korean carrier SK Telecom have announced the Galaxy Quantum 2, Samsung’s second phone that features built-in quantum cryptography technology for increased s...
04:52 am - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge How Disneys real lightsaber patent actually works
Josh D’Amaro (Instagram) A real lightsaber. How is that possible? It’s probably not, of course. But when Disney Parks chairman Josh D’Amaro ended his April 8th p...
03:38 am - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge It may be curtains for Arclight and Pacific, the theaters Ive only dreamt of attending
Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images The owner of famous movie theater chains Arclight Cinemas and Pacific Theaters has revealed that the theaters will never reopen f...
01:13 am - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Samsungs follow up to the Z Fold 2 could be smaller, but maybe not in the dimension you want
Samsung’s next Galaxy Z Fold folding phone might have a slightly smaller screen than its previous models, feature a smaller battery, and quite possibly launch in July alongsi...
01:05 am - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge The PC market isnt slowing down after an amazing 2020, despite chip shortages
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The PC market had a great first quarter, despite the global shortage of semiconductor chips. Research firm Gartner estimates...
12:55 am - Tue, April 13, 2021
The Verge Three reasons why Epic Games can give away $17.5 billion worth of games for free
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Epic Games Store gives away free games every week — often good ones — and yet the company has never explained how it’s...
10:59 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge A robotic spacecraft just latched onto an active satellite in orbit
An image of Intelsat’s IS-10-02 satellite taken by Northrop’s MEV-2 as it approached for docking. | Northrop Grumman A robotic spacecraft from Northrop Grumman latc...
10:57 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Google is removing its Play Movies and TV app from every Roku and most smart TVs
The Google Play Movies and TV app will no longer be available on any Roku set-top box or any Samsung, LG, Vizio or Roku smart TV starting July 15th, Google has announced (via 9...
09:57 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge The first trailer for Samsungs new branded Hulu show is suspiciously light on Samsung
The first trailer for Exposure — the upcoming, Samsung-branded reality TV show from Hulu that’s one part photography competition, one part Galaxy S21 Ultra advertisement ...
09:33 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Airbnb is trying to preemptively cancel post-pandemic bacchanals
Airbnb is attempting to put the kibosh on disruptive post-vaccine summer parties by launching its “Summer of Responsible Travel” plan, focused on offering more support to h...
08:55 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Intel hopes to start making chips for car companies within six to nine months
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Intel could start producing in-demand semiconductors for car companies within six to nine months, CEO Pat Gelsinger said in an i...
08:47 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Kyndryl is IBMs wacky new name for its dry IT spinoff
Meet Kyndryl — which, despite the name, is not a new legendary pokémon or a futuristic fake pharmaceutical from Cyberpunk 2077. No, Kyndryl is the new name for IBM’s legac...
08:24 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Salesforce to reopen San Francisco headquarters in May
Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images Salesforce said Monday that it will reopen its San Francisco headquarters in May, but its employees can still work remotely through th...
08:08 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge LG Korea says that the Wing, Velvet 5G, and Velvet LTE phones will get Android 13
The Wing will be one of a few devices to receive OS upgrades for several years after LG exits the smartphone business. | Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge LG’s Ko...
07:29 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Google Photos just let me copy text from a photo into my web browser
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The desktop Google Photos website seems to be getting the ability to scan for text in an image and turn it into copy-and-pas...
07:22 pm - Mon, April 12, 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...
07:15 pm - Mon, April 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...
06:49 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Uber weed deliveries may be on the companys roadmap eventually
Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said on CNBC Monday that the ride-hailing company would consider getting into cannabis deli...
06:40 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Tesla is burning its solar roof customers with a huge price increase
Image: Tesla Tesla has dramatically increased the price for its solar roof, angering some customers who have responded by canceling their orders. The news was first rep...
06:30 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Netflix is making a live-action Gundam movie, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Gundam is about to make the jump to live action in a big way — Legendary Pictures is working on a feature film version of Sunrise’s incredibly popular mech suit anime for N...
05:25 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Nvidia is building new Arm CPUs again: Nvidia Grace, for the data center
We’ve barely heard a peep out of Nvidia on the CPU front for years, after the lackluster arrival of its Project Denver CPU and its associated Tegra K1 mobile processors in 20...
04:58 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Mythic Quest season 2 gets new trailer ahead of May 7th debut
Image: Apple Apple released a new trailer for Mythic Quest’s second season on Monday ahead of its May 7th debut. The trailer doesn’t feature many specific plot poin...
04:55 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Nuros self-driving robot will deliver Dominos pizza orders to customers in Houston
Domino’s Nuro autonomous delivery vehicle. | Image: Domino’s Domino’s Pizza will start delivering pizzas via Nuro driverless cars in Houston this week as part of ...
04:19 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Soon, the internet will make its own cat photos and then it wont need us
These cats do not exist. This cat doesn’t exist: AI-made cat. This one doesn’t either: Fake cat. These are computer-gener...
04:01 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge The FCC wants you to test your internet speeds with its new app
Image: Alex Castro / The Verge The Federal Communications Commission has released a new speed test app to help measure internet speeds across the country, available on ...
04:00 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Facebook pins state vaccine information to the top of the News Feed for US users
Photo: Michele Doying / The Verge As all adults across the US become eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, Facebook is making it easier for its users to find informat...
03:42 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Google is making another attempt at personal health records
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is recruiting people to give feedback for a new consumer-facing medical records tool, Stat News reported on Friday. The c...
03:00 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge GM rolls out a new cloud-based mapping service for nearly 1 million vehicles
General Motors is launching a new in-car mapping service for nearly 1 million of its vehicles. The new service is called Maps Plus, and it will be powered by Mapbox, the open-s...
02:32 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Topps is releasing official NFT baseball cards on April 20th
Major League Baseball has announced its latest move to cash in on the NFT craze: official blockchain-based versions of classic Topps baseball cards. Topps is selling the new NF...
02:09 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Uber reported bookings for its ride-hailing business rose 9 percent in March
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber saw record gross bookings in March 2021, according to a filing posted Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. T...
01:54 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Google Docs and Sheets are experiencing partial outages
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Multiple Google services are currently experiencing outages, with some users unable to create new documents in Google Docs and G...
01:48 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Here are the best Amazon Echo deals right now
The Echo Show 5 (left), Echo Show 8 (middle), and the Echo Show (right) | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge When it comes to the Echo smart speakers, Amazon has a slew o...
01:47 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Amazons last-gen Kindle Oasis e-reader is $170 at Woot
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you missed out on Woot’s deal a few weeks ago that offered refurbished Kindle Oasis e-readers for $100, there’s anoth...
01:41 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge The best deals on true wireless earbuds right now
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge When it comes to truly wireless earbuds, there are a ton of brands and products to choose from. Whether you enjoy the unconventional ...
01:31 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge The best video game subscription deals right now
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Online game subscriptions are quite common in the gaming industry. Whether it's a subscription for an online service for multipl...
01:00 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Intels Mobileye will launch a fully driverless delivery service in 2023
Mobileye, the company that specializes in chips for vision-based autonomous vehicles, announced that it will launch a full-scale, fully driverless delivery service starting in ...
12:37 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Microsoft buys AI speech tech company Nuance for $19.7 billion
Microsoft is buying AI speech tech firm Nuance for $19.7 billion, bolstering the Redmond, Washington-based tech giant’s prowess in voice recognition and giving it further lev...
12:34 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Boston Dynamics robot dog Spot has been taught to pee beer on command
Boston Dynamics’ robot dog Spot exists in two realities. In one, it’s a terrifying harbinger of a dystopian future when robots hunt and kill humans. In the other, it’s th...
12:26 pm - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Flappy Bird clone hacked into playable macOS push notification
The video shows the game playable in a push notification. | Screenshot: Twitter / Neil Sardesai In a new video, a developer has shown off a playable version of viral hi...
11:24 am - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly developing an Apple TV with a built-in camera and speaker
The Apple TV 4K, released in 2017. | Photo: Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple is reportedly developing a new TV accessory that combines elements of its Apple TV ...
11:00 am - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge A Facebook loophole is allowing politicians around the world to fake support and criticize opponents
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Governments and politicians around the world are using a loophole in how Facebook polices inauthentic activity to fake popular s...
09:35 am - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge Cruise is bringing its driverless robotaxis to Dubai in 2023
Cruise, the autonomous vehicle company backed by General Motors and Honda, will launch its first international robotaxi service in Dubai in 2023. The news was announced early M...
09:25 am - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge New Heads Up feature nags distracted Android users to look up while walking
An illustration from the feature’s settings page. | Image: Google (via Jay Prakash Kamat) Android’s Digital Wellbeing service is getting a new “Heads Up” featur...
05:54 am - Mon, April 12, 2021
The Verge New iPad Pro still coming soon but supply could be short, says Bloomberg
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple’s next iPad Pro may face supply constraints at launch due to issues in production, according to a new report in Bloo...
10:17 pm - Sun, April 11, 2021
The Verge New Trailers: Cruella, The Woman in the Window, Loki, and more
Cruella | Disney So yesterday I watched the first episode of the Netflix documentary This is a Robbery, about the 1990 heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in B...
10:01 pm - Sun, April 11, 2021
The Verge The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS is a declaration of maximum electric luxury
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge A first drive in the automaker’s electrified S-Class sedan Continue reading… ...
08:40 pm - Sun, April 11, 2021
The Verge Apple says it will send a witness to Senate hearing on app stores after all
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After several senators criticized the company, Apple said on Sunday it would send its chief compliance officer to an April 21st ...
06:59 pm - Sun, April 11, 2021
The Verge French lawmakers vote to ban some domestic flights to reduce carbon emissions
Air France planes parked at Roissy Airport in Paris | Photo by THOMAS COEX/AFP via Getty Images French lawmakers have voted to ban domestic flights on routes that could...
05:08 pm - Sun, April 11, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse CEO says user data was not leaked, contrary to reports
Photo Illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Clubhouse CEO Paul Davison said Sunday that a report claiming personal user data had been leaked was “f...
04:27 pm - Sun, April 11, 2021
The Verge Google is shutting down its mobile Shopping app
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is shutting down its mobile Shopping apps for both iOS and Android and directing users to its web Shopping site instead, ...
02:13 pm - Sun, April 11, 2021
The Verge Personal info for 1.3 million Clubhouse users reportedly leaked online
Photo Illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Personal data for some 1.3 million users of the social audio app Clubhouse has been leaked online, Cyber ...
01:34 pm - Sun, April 11, 2021
The Verge South Korea EV battery makers reach settlement in US trade dispute
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images South Korean electric-vehicle battery makers SK Innovation and LG Energy Solution have rea...
01:00 pm - Sun, April 11, 2021
The Verge LG leaves behind more than a flip phone-shaped hole in our hearts
The LG Stylo 6 is one of the company’s bestselling phones in recent history. | Photo by Allison Johnson / The Verge The company leaves a void that brands like Mot...
12:57 pm - Sun, April 11, 2021
The Verge Google reportedly ran secret Project Bernanke that boosted its own ad-buying system over competitors
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google reportedly ran a secret project called “Project Bernanke” that relied on bidding data collected from advertisers usin...
09:10 pm - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge China fines Alibaba $2.8 billion after antitrust investigation
Photo by Fang Dongxu/VCG via Getty Images China has hit Alibaba, one of the country’s biggest online retailers, with a record $2.8 billion (18.2 billion yuan) fine, a...
06:55 pm - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge Lawsuit against Amazon alleging it failed to protect workers from COVID-19 moved back to NY state court
JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images A federal judge has granted the New York attorney general’s request to move a lawsuit against Amazon back to New York state court...
05:34 pm - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge First flight test for NASAs Ingenuity helicopter pushed to Wednesday
NASA engineers have decided to delay the Ingenuity helicopter’s debut flight on Mars to at least Wednesday, April 14th, after running into a minor computer glitch during a ro...
05:13 pm - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge Facebook spent $23 million for CEO Mark Zuckerbergs security in 2020
Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images A new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission shows that Facebook spent more than $23 million last year on s...
05:00 pm - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge The team behind Age of Empires IV wants you to learn history while playing the game
Image: Microsoft Age of Empires games have always taken place against a historical backdrop, but Microsoft and Relic Entertainment want to take things even further with...
04:30 pm - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge Everything we learned about Age of Empires IVs new civilizations, campaigns, and wololos
We haven’t heard much about Age of Empires IV since it was announced in 2017, but we’ve finally been given a look at the game, which includes the Mongols and Delhi Sultanat...
03:07 pm - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge Unionizing Amazon warehouses was never going to be easy
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images For more than a year, a group of workers in Bessemer, Alabama have campaigned to unionize their warehouse under the Reta...
03:00 pm - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge The week in NFTs, ranked
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It’s another day in 2021, and so of course it’s another day where someone, somewhere is launching an NFT in hopes of making ...
02:30 pm - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge For many, COVID-19 vaccines come with a side of side effects
Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Getting a COVID-19 vaccine comes with a lot of benefits. There’s the protection against a world-altering virus, the...
02:00 pm - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge Check, Please is the feel-good queer hockey / baking comic you didnt know you needed
Image: Ngozi Ukazu Comics have never been bigger: with Marvel TV shows, DC movies, and indie adaptations growing by the day, comic books have never been more prominent ...
01:59 pm - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge Epic antitrust case versus Apple in Australia gets three-month stay
Image by Epic Games An Australian judge has ruled that Epic’s lawsuit against Apple in Australia will be temporarily suspended as the two sides prepare for a trial in...
01:13 pm - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge Logitech officially discontinues its Harmony remotes
James Bareham / The Verge Logitech said Friday it is discontinuing its line of Harmony universal remotes, ending years of speculation that the devices were on their way...
01:00 pm - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge Celebrate your COVID vaccination with these off-the-wall tchotchkes
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Photographs of people getting triumphantly vaccinated against COVID-19 are all over social networks, as are announcements of upc...
12:36 am - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge Q Link Wireless made private customer information accessible with just a phone number
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A mobile carrier allowed anyone with one of its customers phone numbers to access their personal information, including name, ad...
12:23 am - Sat, April 10, 2021
The Verge Firefox will no longer support Amazons Fire TV or Echo Show devices on April 30th
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Firefox will no longer support Amazon Fire TV or Echo Show devices starting April 30th, Mozilla announced on Friday (via Android Police...
10:13 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Lil Nas X released a Montero lo-fi remix to help you study for your Demonology test
Image: Lil Nas X In the latest virtuoso move to promote his hit song “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” Lil Nas X posted a lo-fi remix of the track to YouTube channe...
09:25 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Hasbros new $700 Optimus Prime toy can finally transform all on its own
Transformers are some of the most iconic toys around — an action figure and a car! All in one! A true bargain! But as modern Transformers toys have gotten more complex, they ...
08:13 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge DuckDuckGo promises to block Googles latest ad-tracking tech if Google allows it
Google is just starting to test its replacement for third-party cookies, but DuckDuckGo is already announcing that it wants to block that tech with its Chrome extension. Google...
08:00 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Apple refuses request to testify for Senate app store hearing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Senate Judiciary Committee leaders are demanding that Apple provide a witness for an upcoming hearing on app stores and digital ...
07:21 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge More than 500 Alphabet employees demand Google stop protecting harassers in open letter
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge More than 500 Alphabet employees have signed an open letter demanding Google stop protecting the subjects of harassment complain...
07:09 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Apples big podcasting move is creating shows to promote TV Plus
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge The podcasting world’s been waiting and watching for Apple to debut a full-blown revenue-producing podcast business. Spotify ...
06:47 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Top Gun: Maverick is the latest major blockbuster to skip the summer movie season
Image: Paramount Pictures Top Gun: Maverick, the sequel to the ’80s classic Top Gun starring Tom Cruise, will now premiere on November 19th, according to Deadline. It...
06:38 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge NASA seeks to put first person of color on the Moon in Artemis mission
Image: NASA Acting NASA administrator Steve Jurczyk said Friday that under President Biden’s budget request, the agency’s Artemis mission has a new goal: in additio...
06:26 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge The White House wants to spend $100 million to monitor the air we breathe
Smoke from Southern California wildfires blankets the LA Basin, obscuring downtown skyscrapers in a view from a closed Griffith Observatory. | Photo by Brian van der Brug / Los...
06:12 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge OneWeb, SpaceX satellites dodged a potential collision in orbit
Starlink satellites visible in the night sky in April 2020. | Photo by Patrick Pleul / picture alliance via Getty Images Two satellites from the fast-growing constellat...
05:40 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Today I learned Disney is making a retractable lightsaber, and I need to see it
Image: Disney To whom it may concern at The Walt Disney Company and / or Lucasfilm: Show me the damn lightsaber. I know you have a real one now. And it’s time to fess...
05:28 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Biden calls for new funding to fight semiconductor shortage in budget request
Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty Images In its first budget proposal to Congress on Friday, the White House called for new funding to fight the ongoing semic...
05:24 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Google announces Pixel 5A 5G by denying rumors its canceled
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google has officially announced a new Pixel phone, the Pixel 5A 5G. It’s done so in the same way it has announced a lot of...
05:23 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Phoebe Waller-Bridge will co-star with Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones 5
Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage Phoebe Waller-Bridge is joining the as-yet-untitled fifth Indiana Jones film, co-starring as an as-yet-announced character opposite Har...
05:10 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Google updates YouTube ad targeting terms to remove hate speech
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google says it has blocked several terms associated with hate speech from being used as ad keywords on YouTube videos. The move...
04:39 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Some Pixel 5 users cant stream Netflix in HD because of a DRM issue
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Some Pixel 5 owners are apparently experiencing a bug with Google’s Widevine DRM platform that’s causing their phones to...
04:23 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Hans Zimmers ringtone for the Oppo Find X3 Pro is fit for a Hollywood score
Image: Oppo Hans Zimmer, the legendary composer of The Lion King, Inception, and other iconic soundtracks, has brought his epic compositions to a new audio medium: phon...
04:08 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge HPs Chromebook x360 14c is getting 11th Gen Intel processors
HP HP has announced an update to its Chromebook x360 14c, its premium convertible Chromebook aimed at students and remote workers: the laptop now includes Intel’s lat...
03:59 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Hitmans best feature, the Elusive Target, has arrived in Hitman 3
Image: IO Interactive Fans of Hitman’s excellent Elusive Target missions will be happy to hear that the first of these made for a Hitman 3 level is now live. The miss...
03:25 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Facebooks ad delivery system still has gender bias, new study finds
Photo: Michele Doying / The Verge An audit by researchers at the University of Southern California found that Facebook’s ad delivery system discriminates against wome...
03:19 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Airlines ground some 737 Max airplanes after Boeing discovers new problem
Photo by JASON REDMOND/AFP via Getty Images Boeing has recommended that airlines temporarily take the 737 Max out of service because of an issue with the plane’s elec...
03:09 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Amazon workers vote down Alabama union campaign
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images Amazon employees at a Bessemer, Alabama warehouse have voted against unionizing the facility’s roughly 5,800-person wo...
03:00 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge How Flying Lotus crafted the sounds of Yasuke, Netflixs new samurai anime
Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images ‘It was a lot of fun to be a samurai for six months.’ Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge How tech companies are ignoring the pandemics mental health crisis
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge There is plenty that scientists don’t understand about the long-term effects of COVID-19 on society. But a year in, at least o...
02:31 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Sony is reportedly remaking The Last of Us for PS5 as it chases big hits
Sony is reportedly working on another remake of Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us — first released in 2013 for the PlayStation 3, followed by a PlayStation 4 remaster in 2014. T...
02:20 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Grab a full year of PlayStation Plus for only $27
PlayStation Plus is available for both PS4 and PS5 owners. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you managed to get your hands on a PS5 — or you own a PS4 — and y...
02:03 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge One side effect of the COVID-19 vaccine could be a heavier period
Photo by Annette Riedl/picture alliance via Getty Images Katharine Lee got her COVID-19 vaccination early on in the United States’ rollout. So did a friend of hers ...
01:49 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge How an offshore wind boom in the US could boost ocean research
LOCK ISLAND, RI - JUNE 13: The Block Island Wind Farm off the coast of Block Island, RI is pictured on Jun. 13, 2017. | Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images...
01:25 pm - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Samsung tries to woo iPhone users with a browser-based Galaxy test drive
Samsung’s iTest site on an iPhone 12 Pro. | Photo by Jon Porter / The Verge Samsung has released a new website to give iPhone users “a little taste of Samsung” fr...
11:53 am - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Im salivating over this new four-volume Philip K. Dick collection by the Folio Society
The Folio Society has released a limited-edition, four-volume set of Philip K. Dick’s collected short stories and I am seriously considering selling my plasma to buy a copy. ...
11:00 am - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Samsung reportedly inks deal to buy OLED TV panels from rival LG Display
Image: LG Samsung Electronics is close to ordering millions of OLED TV panels from LG Display, according to new reports from MTN, ETNews, and Seoul Economic Daily. Offi...
09:38 am - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Airplane takes off a tonne heavier than expected after computer error weighs adults as children
Photo by Boris Roessler/picture alliance via Getty Images A flight from the UK to Spain took off with more than a tonne of unexpected weight after a software error clas...
09:38 am - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Airplane takes off a metric ton heavier than expected after computer error weighs adults as children
Photo by Boris Roessler/picture alliance via Getty Images A flight from the UK to Spain took off with more than a metric ton of unexpected weight after a software error...
08:27 am - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Apple says iMessage on Android will hurt us more than help us
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple knows that iMessage’s blue bubbles are a big barrier to people switching to Android, which is why the service has ne...
01:13 am - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Imposters steal restaurants names in delivery app deception
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Ordering delivery through an app like DoorDash or GrubHub saves the trouble of cooking and lets you be a little picky — you can ...
01:03 am - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Watch: Elon Musks Neuralink says this monkey is playing Pong with its mind
Neuralink, Elon Musk’s company focused on developing brain-machine interfaces, has posted a video to YouTube that appears to show a monkey navigating an on-screen cursor usin...
12:58 am - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge PSA for US Congresspeople: heres how to set your Venmo feed to private
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Hello, yes, it has come to my attention that Matt Gaetz left his Venmo feed public and The Daily Beast has used this public ...
12:34 am - Fri, April 9, 2021
The Verge Students of color are getting flagged to their teachers because testing software cant see them
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Proctorio, a piece of exam surveillance software designed to keep students from cheating while taking tests, relies on open-sour...
11:47 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Another 500 million accounts have leaked online, and LinkedIns in the hot seat
Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images You might still be reeling from the news that personal information from 533 million Facebook accounts has been made freel...
11:10 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge This webcam dares to ask: what if the panopticon had flesh?
Oh boy. | Image: Marc Teyssier Many digital eyes and ears are on us as we move about our daily lives. Surveillance cameras watch us on the street and smart devices list...
11:08 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Avengers Campus is finally opening at Disneyland on June 4th, complete with aerial Spider-Man robot
An artist’s rendering of the new Avengers headquarters at Disney California Adventure | Disney After being delayed for almost a year because of the coronavirus pandem...
10:22 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Nike and MSCHF settle Satan Shoe lawsuit, say any confused buyers can get a refund
Image: MSCHF Nike and the internet collective MSCHF have settled their trademark dispute over a run of unofficially modified Satan-themed Nike sneakers. Neither company...
10:15 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Facebook and Instagram appear to have recovered after brief outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook and Instagram were down on Thursday afternoon. The outage appeared to start around 5:30PM ET, with several thousand peo...
09:41 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Facebook and Instagram are down
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook and Instagram were down on Thursday afternoon. The outage appeared to start around 5:30PM ET, with several thousand peo...
09:25 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge YouTuber records himself trespassing at SpaceXs Starship facilities
A still from the video originally uploaded to the YouTube channel Loco VlogS. | Image: Loco VlogS A YouTuber recorded himself entering SpaceX’s Starship rocket facili...
08:59 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children is getting a 4K HDR remaster on June 8th
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children — the 2005 CGI spinoff film that dared to ask “What if the already incredible, intricate story of Final Fantasy VII was made even more co...
08:57 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Please, I need the Robinhood S-1, my family is starving
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge I love it when companies go public. I am never more excited than when I get to read a mandatory S-1 filing for the first time. A...
08:52 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Verizon is recalling 2.5 million hotspots that could overheat and cause burn or fire damage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon said Thursday it is working with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to recall 2.5 million hotspot devices aft...
07:47 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Public vote counting starts for Amazon union drive in Alabama
Photo by Patrick T. Fallon / AFP via Getty Images The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has begun publicly tallying votes for a proposed Amazon workers’ union in ...
07:33 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Cycling legend Greg LeMond on his new e-bikes, his failed partnership with Trek, and the future of cycling
Three-time Tour de France champion Greg LeMond has a new e-bike venture. | Photo courtesy of Greg LeMond LeMond’s new e-bikes will be among the most lightweight b...
07:10 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Watch Lenovos new gaming phone break spectacularly
JerryRigEverything Lenovo’s new Legion Phone Duel 2 is a gaming phone that has two USB-C ports, a pop-up camera, and even built-in fans. There’s so much tech inside...
07:07 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge A software problem is bricking some early Mustang Mach-Es
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Charging is a common concern with electric vehicles. But some owners of the brand-new Mustang Mach-E have run into a peculiar problem...
07:07 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Bad software is turning some Mustang Mach-Es into electric bricks
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Charging is a common concern with electric vehicles. But some owners of the brand-new Mustang Mach-E have run into a peculiar problem...
06:45 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Take a ride on this mans model train set
Some people spent the pandemic writing the next King Lear, others lamenting the fact that they weren’t. It doesn’t really matter. There are plenty of inspiring pandemic pro...
06:37 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Sony Pictures movies will stream first on Netflix instead of Starz
Sony Pictures has signed a new deal with Netflix that will see the streamer become the exclusive home of films like Uncharted and Morbius when they finish their theatrical and ...
05:00 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Three questions that will decide Epic v. Apple
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge New filings show both sides’ legal strategies at work Continue reading… ...
05:00 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Amazon adds 720p streaming to its Luna cloud gaming service to improve stability
Image: Amazon Amazon is adding a new streaming option to its Luna cloud gaming platform that will cap resolution at 720p to help improve stability for players on slower...
04:56 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Listen to 16 minutes of Final Fantasy VII Remakes soundtrack performed by a live orchestra
Image: AWR Music Productions Square Enix has released a 16-minute trailer for the Final Fantasy VII Remake Orchestral World Tour, and if you’re a fan of the game’s ...
04:32 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge That Fyre Fest tweet with the sad sandwich will be auctioned as an NFT for medical expenses
Trevor DeHaas/Twitter Trevor DeHaas is auctioning his 2017 tweet of the “dinner” he received at Fyre Fest as an NFT. But unlike the Fest itself, the tweeted photo o...
04:05 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge The best of Yahoo! Answers
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge The wisdom of the crowd Continue reading… ...
04:02 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Realme 8 Pro review: a peek at whats next in midrange smartphone imaging
The 8 Pro uses a new 108-megapixel image sensor that could bring better photo capabilities to the midrange class Continue reading… ...
02:51 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Expedia launches a new tool to check coronavirus travel restrictions
Photo by Gerardo Vieyra/NurPhoto via Getty Images As more people get vaccinated against the coronavirus and spring weather coaxes people outside, we’re all thinking a...
02:44 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge PS5 exclusive Deathloop has been delayed again until September 14th
Deathloop has been delayed again, with Arkane’s timed PS5 console exclusive moving from its previous May 21st release date to a fall release on September 14th. The news marks...
02:34 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Samsungs latest Galaxy Chromebook is $100 off for the first time
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Samsung’s latest Chrome OS laptop, the Galaxy Chromebook 2, came out a couple of months ago. If you are looking to buy thi...
02:30 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge HMD revamps its midrange Nokia lineup with six phones under 350
From left to right, HMD’s Nokia G10, X20, C10, X10, G20, and C20. | Image; HMD HMD is announcing six new midrange Nokia phones today, ranging in price from €75 (aro...
02:30 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge HMDs Nokia X20 is designed to actually last you three years
HMD’s Nokia X20. HMD is announcing six new midrange devices today led by the Nokia X20, a midrange handset priced starting at €349 / £299.99 (around $415). It will...
02:17 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Could a Crypto Climate Accord erase cryptocurrencies carbon footprint?
Bitcoin Mining at Russian CryptoUniverse Farm | Bloomberg / Contributor via Getty Images A newly announced “Crypto Climate Accord” aims to erase cryptocur...
01:41 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Googles Stack is a clever, if incomplete, way to digitize and organize documents
Image: Google Having to deal with paperwork is a real pain, whether it’s hardcopy or digital. Tax documents, explanations of benefits from insurance companies, purcha...
12:46 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy SmartTag Plus with UWB to track items with AR is out April 16th
Samsung’s Galaxy SmartTag Plus, the souped-up version of the company’s Tile-like SmartTag Bluetooth tracker (which was released earlier this year), now has a release date: ...
12:00 pm - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Lenovos Legion Phone Duel 2 has not one but two cooling fans
Image: Lenovo Lenovo’s next gaming phone leaked earlier this week, but now the company is officially sharing details about the new device, called the Legion Phone Due...
09:37 am - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Today I learned about Intels AI sliders that filter online gaming abuse
Image: Intel Last month during its virtual GDC presentation Intel announced Bleep, a new AI-powered tool that it hopes will cut down on the amount of toxicity gamers ha...
09:19 am - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Facebook hopes tiny labels on posts will stop users confusing satire with reality
Satire pages will now be labelled as such, along with public officials, fan pages, and government news outlets. | Image: Facebook Facebook is adding additional labels ...
08:51 am - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Global chip shortage hits iPad and MacBook production, says report
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Apple has not been spared the effects of the ongoing global component shortage, according to a new report in Nikkei. The publication sa...
03:12 am - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge LG promises three years of Android updates despite exiting phone business
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge LG has announced a pledge to issue future Android OS updates to many of its smartphones despite confirming earlier this week that it’...
02:31 am - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge Facebook isnt planning to tell you if youre one of the 533 million people whose data leaked
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is responding to the recent news that data from 533 million accounts leaked online for free, but perhaps not in the way...
12:25 am - Thu, April 8, 2021
The Verge AMD inexplicably threw scalpers a bone with limited-edition Radeon RX 6800 XT Midnight Black GPU
Because the world desperately needed another GPU people can’t actually buy, AMD decided to release a limited-edition “Midnight Black” version of its Radeon RX 6800 XT ear...
11:56 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Valkyrae and CouRage are now co-owners of 100 Thieves
Image: 100 Thieves 100 Thieves, a popular esports organization and lifestyle brand, announced that two of its biggest content creators, Rachell “Valkyrae” Hofstette...
10:37 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Text messages sent to Google Fi users with Hangouts went missing last week
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A Google Fi user in Hawaii received a couple text messages Monday night wishing him a happy Easter. The problem is, those messag...
10:16 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Lil Nas Xs Twerk Hero is a real game where you shake a virtual butt to Montero
Rapper Lil Nas X has just released a free rhythm game that has you twerking to his new song “Montero (Call Me By Your Name).” Yes, the main mechanic is twerking. It’s a f...
09:33 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Some OnePlus 9 Pro owners say their phones are overheating too easily
OnePlus says the excessive overheating warnings some 9 Pro owners are reporting will be addressed soon with a software update | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge A num...
09:19 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Adidas new kicks can be customized with Lego bricks
Adidas has a new version of its Ultraboost DNA running shoes with a unique twist — the company’s iconic three-stripe logo is now made of real plastic Lego bricks, allowing ...
09:15 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Twitter reportedly discussed buying social audio app Clubhouse for $4 billion
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Twitter’s already building a competitor to the hot social audio app Clubhouse, but apparently, it’s discussed outright acquiring...
08:25 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Amazon Music now has a Car Mode for easier use while driving
Image: Amazon The Amazon Music mobile app is getting a new feature to make it a little bit easier to use while driving. Car Mode is a simplified version of Amazon Music...
07:55 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Chipolos new One Spot Bluetooth tracker beats Apples AirTags to the punch
The first Bluetooth tracker that can work with Apple’s vast Find My Bluetooth network of iPhones, iPads, and Macs is here. But it’s not Apple’s long-anticipated AirTags t...
07:53 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Facebooks first crack at a Clubhouse competitor is a new Q&A platform called Hotline
Image: Facebook Facebook’s experimental app development division, the NPE Team, has released a new Q&A platform that borrows concepts from buzzy, audio-only socia...
07:28 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge You can now play every classic Halo on Xbox with a mouse and keyboard
Today, you can fire up an Xbox game console and play Halo with a mouse and keyboard. It’s hard to believe I’m writing those words. Five years ago, I asked a small room of ...
07:25 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Dells speckled G15 brings high-end AMD Ryzen processors to value-minded gamers
Budget-friendly gaming laptops are looking better than ever Alongside the Alienware M15 R5 Ryzen Edition, Dell is also launching a more affordable 15-inch Dell G15 Ryze...
07:25 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Alienwares M15 R5 is its first AMD-based gaming laptop in over a decade
Alienware has announced the latest revision to its flagship gaming laptop lineup, the 15-inch Alienware M15 R5. It’ll start shipping on April 20th in the US, costing $1,793.9...
07:18 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Googles new AR toy fulfills the childhood dream of digging a hole to the other side of the Earth
Image: Google If you’ve ever wondered where you’d end up if you were to transport directly to the other side of the Earth, Google now has a browser-based AR toy tha...
07:08 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Best Buys new Beta program promises concierge tech support for $200 a year
Best Buy is piloting a new paid membership service that would provide exclusive perks, including concierge-style tech support and exclusive pricing. The subscription service, w...
06:04 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Netflix brings parental guilt to the world of superheroes with the first Jupiters Legacy trailer
Image: Netflix Netflix just showed off the first fruits of its deal with Wanted, Kick-Ass, and Kingsman: The Secret Service co-creator Mark Millar. Jupiter’s Legacy i...
06:00 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Humble Bundles latest offer packs in $215 worth of VR games for $15
Job Simulator, HTC Vive Humble Bundle has launched its latest bundle of games that collects proceeds and sends them to a charity of your choosing. This one’s full of ...
06:00 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Humble Bundles latest offer packs in over $150 worth of VR games for $15
Job Simulator, HTC Vive Humble Bundle has launched its latest bundle of games that collects proceeds and sends them to a charity of your choosing. This one’s full of ...
05:52 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge The French army is testing Boston Dynamics robot dog Spot in combat scenarios
Spot was apparently being tested for reconaissance. | Image: Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan / @SaintCyrCoet Spot, the quadruped robot built by US firm Boston Dynamics, has appea...
05:52 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge The wastewater disaster in Florida is a symptom of how we grow our food
The bucket of a drag line unearths phosphate at the Mosaic Co. South Fort Meade phosphate mine in Fort Meade, Florida, U.S., on Thursday, July 9, 2015.  | Bloomberg /...
05:36 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Apple officially starts letting your iPhone help find lost third-party products
Apple is officially opening up its Find My tracking network to third-party companies (as it had promised last year.) Now, any hardware manufacturer can add software-side suppor...
05:16 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge MSI Prestige 14 Evo review: fast but flawed
Good isn’t quite good enough Continue reading… ...
05:00 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Twitch will ban people for harassment, even when it doesnt happen on the site
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch will now ban users who harass members of its community — even when that harassment takes place off Twitch. The streamin...
05:00 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Gimlet and Ringer unions detail their first historic contracts with Spotify
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Gimlet Media and The Ringer agreed on a three-year union employment contract with Spotify, marking a historic moment for both t...
04:57 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Hey Spotify is another hands-free way to control your music, rolling out now
(Disclaimer: John Legend is a Vox Media board member.) If you want to pull up your favorite Spotify track or playlist without pressing buttons, there is no shortage of ...
04:51 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge T-Mobile is upgrading all monthly subscribers to unlimited plans for free
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that it will upgrade all existing postpaid phone plan customers to unlimited plans for free. It...
03:22 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge T-Mobile launches long-promised 5G home internet service
T-Mobile first began piloting wireless home internet over LTE in 2019. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After a long pilot period, T-Mobile is making its 5G ho...
03:03 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Facebooks Portal TV now supports Zoom so you can take meetings from the couch
Photo: Facebook Facebook has added Zoom and GoToMeeting support to its Portal TV product, so you can fully embrace the work-from-home lifestyle and take meetings from y...
02:30 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Unicomp New Model M review: back to brilliant basics
An amazing typing experience that’s sometimes far from practical Continue reading… ...
02:21 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Western Digitals fast 1TB NVMe SSD is $50 off at B&H Photo
Western Digital’s 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD with PCIe 4.0 support in compatible motherboards is cheaper than ever at B&H Photo and the company’s own site. It originally sold for...
02:00 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Samsung is bringing its lowest-cost 5G phones to the US
Five new A-series models will debut in the US this month, from the entry-level A02s up to the midrange A52 5G. | Photo: Samsung Until now, we’ve known almost everythi...
01:45 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge So youre vaccinated what are you waiting for?
I asked experts when vaccinated people can resume high-risk activities — and got a whole bunch of answers Continue reading… ...
01:31 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Apple Arcade finally got the boost it needed
Fantasian. Last week, Apple Arcade received its biggest update since launching back in 2019. More than 30 titles were added to the subscription service, including much-...
01:30 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge When will the global chip shortage end so you can finally buy a PS5?
Image: Qualcomm There aren’t enough chips to go around. The ongoing global semiconductor shortage means the difficulty of buying a PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, or hi...
01:30 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge The Verges Mothers Day Gift Guide 2021
It’s been a very hard year for us all — but especially for moms, who have had to deal with not only the worry about the pandemic itself, but its effect on their work schedu...
01:30 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Rings new floodlight camera borrows features from its best doorbell
The Ring Floodlight Cam Wired Pro. | Image: Ring Ring has announced a new floodlight with an integrated camera called the Floodlight Cam Wired Pro. As its name suggests...
01:00 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Dells new gaming monitors support variable refresh rate for consoles, not just PC
Dell’s new 34-inch curved screen is a behemoth. Dell has announced four gaming monitors, three of which are curved, that are releasing in the US between late May and ...
01:00 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Alienwares M15 R5 is its first AMD-based gaming laptop in over a decade
Alienware has announced the latest revision to its flagship gaming laptop lineup, the 15-inch Alienware M15 R5. It’ll start shipping on April 20th in the US, costing $2,229.9...
01:00 pm - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Dells speckled G15 brings high-end AMD Ryzen processors to value-minded gamers
Budget-friendly gaming laptops are looking better than ever Alongside the Alienware M15 R5 Ryzen Edition, Dell is also launching a more affordable 15-inch Dell G15 Ryze...
11:11 am - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge The long-lost Lord of the Rings adaptation from Soviet Russia is a glorious fever dream
The 1991 made-for-TV film features glorious low budget special effects and shonky costumes. You may think you’re familiar with The Lord of the Rings, but nothing can...
10:48 am - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge DJI Air 2S with improved camera sensor leaks in new images
The Air 2S appears to have dropped DJI’s “Mavic” branding. | Image: Roland Quandt DJI’s unannounced Air 2S drone has leaked in a series of images posted by Tech...
08:33 am - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Microsoft support pages for Surface Laptop 4 suggest imminent launch
The first Surface Laptop with an AMD processor was the 15-inch Surface Laptop 3, pictured. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A pair of Microsoft support pa...
07:00 am - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Sennheisers new microphones play well with phones and cameras alike
Image: Sennheiser Sennheiser is introducing some new mics for creators to use on consumer-level cameras and phones, including an update for its popular camera-mounted M...
06:00 am - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Polestar is building a zero-emissions car without cop-out carbon offsets
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Swedish electric performance automaker Polestar says it will build the world’s first truly zero-emissions vehicle without relying ...
05:00 am - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Fujifilms new Instax Mini 40 is a $100 vintage-looking toy
The Instax Mini 40 is an entry-level instant film camera with only two settings and two buttons. Fujifilm has announced the newest addition to the Instax Mini line of i...
04:00 am - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge NIU announces its first electric kick scooter starting at $599
NIU, maker of popular, affordable electric mopeds, showed off its first-ever electric kick scooter. The new two-wheeler will be available starting this summer in China, Europe,...
01:44 am - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Pac-Man 99 is a new battle royale game for the Switch
Nintendo has announced Pac-Man 99, a new multiplayer game that’ll be included with its Nintendo Switch Online subscription service. Like Tetris 99 and the recently departed S...
12:40 am - Wed, April 7, 2021
The Verge Nvidias latency-reducing tech is live for all Overwatch players with the companys GPUs
Nvidia is launching its latency-reducing tech, Reflex, for anyone who has a Nvidia graphics card and plays the PC version of Overwatch. The company tested the feature in Overwa...
11:53 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Jimmy Fallon played Among Us with streamers and the cast of Stranger Things in Twitch debut
Image: JimmyFallon on Twitch Jimmy Fallon streamed Among Us on Twitch with a star-studded group in his debut on the platform Tuesday evening. The stream lasted about an...
09:48 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Google seemingly reveals Pixel Buds A in marketing email
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As we approach Google I/O 2021, the rumor mill has started pointing to new hardware, including a Pixel 5A and Pixel Buds A, a lo...
09:13 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Gazelle brings back its phone trade-in program two months after discontinuing it
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Trade-in provider Gazelle exited the online trade-in business back in February, and now the company says it’s changing its mind. Gaz...
08:35 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Lenovos new gaming phone looks like a Transformer sandwich
Not a big fan of the design of this rumored Lenovo gaming phone, to be honest. Kind of looks like a Transformer in disguise. | Image: Weibo Lenovo’s next gaming phon...
08:34 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge eBays app will soon be able to scan Pokmon cards to sell them more easily
eBay Inc. eBay has announced a new addition coming to its mobile app: soon, you’ll be able to scan trading cards from popular games like Pokémon, Magic: The Gatherin...
07:46 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Alphabet shareholder pushes Google for better whistleblower protections
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Alphabet shareholder Trillium Asset Management is pushing Google to adopt better whistleblower protections in light of the firin...
07:42 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Google AI manager resigns following controversial firings of two top researchers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A Google researcher manager has resigned following the controversial firings of two female leaders in his organization. Samy Ben...
07:35 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge NASAs Mars copter survives brisk night alone in key pre-flight test
Image: NASA / JPL NASA’s mini Ingenuity helicopter survived its first night all alone on the surface of Mars after getting dropped off by Perseverance on Saturday. We...
07:33 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge The creator of Threes is back with a game about slaying giant beasts
Threes designer Asher Vollmer is launching a new studio, Vodeo Games, and announced the company’s first game, a turn-based adventure called Beast Breaker. Beast Breaker star...
07:11 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Go read this feature on how Indias digital revolution started with missed calls
Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP via Getty Images Leaving a missed call on someone’s phone usually signals that you should call them back — but at one point in India, it wa...
06:45 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Ikea is working with Sonos on a hidden speaker built into art you hang on the wall
Ikea and Sonos are starting to tease the next products that the two companies have collaborated on. The furniture giant today posted an Instagram story that directly mentions t...
05:52 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Signal is testing a payments feature that lets you send cryptocurrency to friends
Image: Signal Signal announced on Tuesday it’s now testing a new peer-to-peer payments system in the beta version of its apps. Appropriately called Signal Payments, t...
05:47 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Facebook says its no longer replenishing Oculus Rift S supplies
Photo by Nick Statt / The Verge Facebook says Oculus Rift S headsets “generally” won’t be replenished as they disappear from store shelves, marking the end of the...
05:11 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Jimmy Fallon will play Among Us with streamers and the cast of Stranger Things in Twitch debut
Photo By: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Jimmy Fallon is making his Twitch debut on Tuesday evening in what promises to be some hilarious rounds o...
05:04 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Today I learned Nvidias RTX Voice works on older GTX graphics cards
Photo: Nvidia Nvidia’s RTX Voice feature that eliminates background noises that would otherwise come through your microphone debuted exclusively on costly RTX graphic...
05:00 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Yahoo Answers was the most earnest place on the internet
Photo by AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images “Who do you blame for Yahoo Answers getting shut down?” reads one of the final queries ever submitted to the venerable advic...
04:23 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge GM is building an electric Chevy Silverado with 400 miles of range
Image: Getty Images General Motors just confirmed it’s making an all-electric version of the Chevy Silverado pickup truck, the company’s bestselling vehicle. The ne...
04:23 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Wisk Aero accuses rival flying taxi firm Archer Aviation of brazen theft in a new lawsuit
Wisk Aero, a joint venture between Boeing and Kitty Hawk, is suing rival air taxi firm Archer Aviation for allegedly stealing its trade secrets and infringing on its patents. W...
04:17 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Go read this powerful story about how the internet never lets you forget
Illustrator by Alex Castro / The Verge The technology and social media we use every day constantly bombard us with things we’ve shared in the past or advertise to us ...
04:00 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge YouTube claims its getting better at enforcing its own moderation rules
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube wants the world to know that it’s doing a better job than ever of enforcing its own moderation rules. The company says...
03:17 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Discover the stupidity of AI emotion recognition with this little browser game
Phil Collins being taken at Face Value. | Image: The Verge Tech companies don’t just want to identify you using facial recognition — they also want to read your emo...
03:00 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is now submerging servers into liquid baths
Microsoft is starting to submerge its servers in liquid to improve their performance and energy efficiency. A rack of servers is now being used for production loads in what loo...
02:53 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Build-A-Bears adorable Animal Crossing: New Horizons collaboration is here
Build-A-Bear has finally revealed what its new Animal Crossing: New Horizons-themed lineup will look like with two stuffed animal versions of fan-favorite Isabelle and infamous...
02:49 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge GTA V returns toXboxGame Pass, this time with xCloud support
After being removed and replaced by Red Dead Redemption 2 nearly a year ago, Grand Theft Auto V will return to Xbox Game Pass for consoles on April 8th, and it will also be com...
02:48 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Apples Series 6 Watch is down to $320 at Amazon today
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Over at Amazon, you can save $80 on the Apple Watch Series 6. Normally $400, you can buy the 40mm model with GPS for only $320 if you ...
02:31 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge How to use your Nvidia graphics card to improve the quality of your calls
Photo by Stefan Etienne / The Verge If you’re finding that background noise is disrupting voice or video calls made from your computer, then a new piece of software f...
02:31 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Nvidias impressive RTX Voice now available for cheaper GTX graphics cards
Photo: Nvidia Nvidia’s RTX Voice feature that eliminates background noises that would otherwise come through your microphone is no longer limited to RTX graphics card...
02:22 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge How to check if youre part of the Facebook data breach
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge By now, you have probably heard of the huge Facebook data breach, in which upwards of 533 million Facebook users from 106 countr...
01:04 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge A bull and a bear on bitcoin
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Professor Steve Hanke and investor Nic Carter on the two sides of the bitcoin debate Continue reading&hell...
01:00 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Sonos Roam review: portable potential
The tiny, lightweight speaker has a ton of functionality, but don’t expect sound quality miracles Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge E3 is going digital this summer, will return in person next year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge E3 2021 will take place June 12th-15th this year as a free, “reimagined, all-virtual” event, the Entertainment Software Asso...
12:00 pm - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge TikTok adds automatic captions to videos in accessibility push
Creators will have the option of editing captions once they’ve been generated. | Image: TikTok TikTok creators will soon be able to add automatically generated captio...
11:55 am - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge How to check if youre part of the Facebook data breach
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge By now, you have probably heard of the huge Facebook data breach, in which upwards of 533 million Facebook users from 106 countr...
11:00 am - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Yelp is making it easier for users to search for Asian-owned businesses
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Yelp is rolling out a new tool that will allow businesses the option to identify themselves as Asian-owned, chief diversity ...
09:14 am - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Pixel 5 reportedly gets big GPU performance boost with new update
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google has started rolling out the April Android security update for Pixel phones, and it looks like it’s brought some per...
01:48 am - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge The long overdue Apple TV refresh may offer 120Hz support
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Apple TV 4K hasn’t been updated for more than three and a half years, which is an eternity in technology. But 9to5Mac ...
12:45 am - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge The US government will pay you up to $500,000 to design a less annoying face mask
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Over a year into the pandemic, we’ve seen a wide variety of masks, from totally unsafe fashion pieces, to RGB nightmares, not ...
12:30 am - Tue, April 6, 2021
The Verge Flight Penguin is a new flight search Chrome app that promises no collusion
The founders of Hipmunk are launching a new startup today that’s aimed squarely at taking on their own former product. Called Flight Penguin, it’s a Chrome browser extensio...
11:52 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge Samsungs latest budget phones ask: is refresh rate more important than resolution?
If you had to choose: would you choose a sharper screen on your smartphone, or a smoother-scrolling one? This year, budget phone buyers may be asking themselves that question: ...
11:25 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse launches direct payments, and it wont take a cut
Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Social audio app Clubhouse will let all users pay other creators starting Monday. It’s the first monetization tool bui...
11:25 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge Clubhouses new direct payments let you toss a coin to creators, and they get 100 percent
Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Social audio app Clubhouse will let all users pay other creators starting Monday. It’s the first monetization tool bui...
08:05 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge Once again, someone tampered with an entire drinking water supply via the internet
Photo: Sean Hollister / The Verge You would think that something as critical as a town or county’s drinking water supply would be well-protected — you know, like h...
07:31 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge Online-only Outriders can be paused in single-player if you have an Nvidia GPU
Image: People Can Fly Outriders, the online shooting, looting, and superpower-slinging game from People Can Fly, finally has a way to pause, but to do it you’ll need ...
07:25 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge Yahoo Answers will be shut down forever on May 4th
Yahoo Answers, one of the longest-running and most storied web Q&A platforms in the history of the internet, is shutting down on May 4th. That’s the day the Yahoo Answers...
06:38 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge This Nintendo Switch is so big you can actually read the text in Skyrim
Nintendo has been rumored to be working on a bigger Switch for a while now, which reportedly could show up later in 2021. But YouTuber Michael Pick isn’t waiting around for a...
06:36 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge Epic just made streaming Fortnite easier than ever with a new Houseparty integration
Image: Epic Games Epic is further stitching together its various platforms with a new Fortnite integration for its social video app Houseparty that lets you stream your...
06:03 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge LG says some phones will get Android 12 updates, but were skeptical
The LG V60 — launched in early 2020 — could be on the list for an Android 12 update. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge LG says it will continue to offer Android OS...
05:42 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge Amazons Echo Show 10 now has Zoom
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon’s bringing Zoom compatibility to more devices. The company announced today that it’s making the Echo Show 10 devices in the ...
05:23 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge Clarence Thomas really wants Congress to regulate Twitter moderation
Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Responding to a petition on Monday, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas laid out a comprehensive constitutional framework for re...
04:56 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge The best Chromebook for 2021
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge The best Chromebooks for every user Continue reading… ...
04:48 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge One Medical charged some patients a fee for the COVID-19 vaccine
Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Health care company One Medical charged administration fees to some people receiving COVID-19 vaccines in Washington, DC, ac...
04:38 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge Disco Elysium: The Final Cut on PlayStation has some bugs that need investigating
Image: Studio ZA/UM Disco Elysium: The Final Cut, an upgraded version of one of 2019’s most-acclaimed titles, hit consoles last week with the game’s release on Play...
03:24 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge LG had few smartphone hits, but itll still be missed
The LG V30. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The US smartphone market just got more boring Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge 8BitDo now makes the best Switch pro controller
The Pro 2 gives you more features for less money Continue reading… ...
02:33 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge The latest Loki trailer teases a buddy-cop duo with Owen Wilson across time
Image: Disney / Marvel Marvel’s next spinoff series after WandaVision and the ongoing Falcon and the Winter Soldier will be Loki, a show dedicated to the trickster go...
02:13 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge Supreme Court sides with Google in Oracles API copyright case
Supreme Court 1 (Verge Stock) In a ruling on Monday, the Supreme Court found that Google could legally use elements of Oracle’s Java application programming interface...
01:43 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge LGs QHD gaming monitor is a great upgrade for $300
If you ask me, $300 for a QHD gaming monitor that has Nvidia’s G-Sync compatibility and a fantastic IPS panel is a great price. That’s how much LG’s UltraGear 27-inch QHD...
01:42 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge How to check if youre part of the Facebook data breach
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge By now, you have probably heard of the huge Facebook data breach, in which upwards of 533 million Facebook users from 106 countr...
01:27 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge Tim Cook says Apple wants to use AR to make conversations better
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Apple CEO Tim Cook rarely provides details on unannounced products, but he offered some hints about Apple’s thinking on augmented rea...
01:08 pm - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge Amazon retaliated against climate organizers, labor board finds
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has determined that Amazon retaliated against two activist employees when it fired the...
02:04 am - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge LG confirms its getting out of the smartphone business
LG’s Wing was a uniquely designed device released last year. | Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge LG is exiting the smartphone business, the company confirmed toda...
02:04 am - Mon, April 5, 2021
The Verge LG is quitting the smartphone business
LG’s Wing was a uniquely designed device released last year. | Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge LG is exiting the smartphone business, the company confirmed toda...
11:26 pm - Sun, April 4, 2021
The Verge Genesis drone show used a record-breaking 3,281 drones
Image: Genesis Hyundai’s luxury vehicle brand Genesis used 3,281 drones to create its logo over Shanghai’s skyline on March 29th in celebration of the brand’s arr...
10:13 pm - Sun, April 4, 2021
The Verge Tencent-owned studio behind Call of Duty: Mobile reportedly earned $10 billion in 2020
Image: Activision TiMi Studios, the Tencent-owned developer of huge mobile hits Call of Duty: Mobile and the MOBA Honor of Kings, earned a staggering $10 billion in rev...
07:33 pm - Sun, April 4, 2021
The Verge New trailers: Black Widow, Rick and Morty, and more
Image: Marvel Studios Hi, it’s Jay, and I’m holding down the fort for Kim today, which means I get to do a trailer roundup. I apparently picked a good week to take ...
05:44 pm - Sun, April 4, 2021
The Verge NASAs Mars rover drops off Ingenuity helicopter ahead of historic flight
Image: NASA NASA’s Perseverance rover, which is currently roaming around Mars, has dropped off the mini helicopter Ingenuity ahead of the four-pound aircraft’s hist...
04:41 pm - Sun, April 4, 2021
The Verge Personal data of 533 million Facebook users leaks online
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Personal data from 533 million Facebook accounts has reportedly leaked online for free, according to security researcher Alon Ga...
02:00 pm - Sun, April 4, 2021
The Verge The visual jazz of Genesis Noir
Genesis Noir is set at the start of existence, reimagining the Big Bang and the natural expansion of the universe as the violent end result of a love triangle gone wrong. It’...
01:00 pm - Sun, April 4, 2021
The Verge LGs latest Gram 17 makes a stellar case for 17-inch laptops
More good stuff, same light weight Continue reading… ...
12:30 am - Sun, April 4, 2021
The Verge Hummers new electric SUV can drive diagonally, with 300 miles of range and a $110,000 price tag
Hummer has unveiled the SUV version of its electric pickup truck, which comes with up to 300 miles of range and will sell for a suggested retail price of up to $110,595 for its...
11:43 pm - Sat, April 3, 2021
The Verge Steam survey suggests Nvidias RTX 3070 is actually trickling into the hands of gamers
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Now that the street price of an Nvidia RTX 3070 is over $1,200, it’s temping to think scalpers, bots and cryptocurrency miners got the...
10:50 pm - Sat, April 3, 2021
The Verge Trump used dark patterns to trick supporters into donating millions more than intended
Dark Patterns are user interfaces designed to trick you into doing what their creator wants. When Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, he didn’t stop aski...
08:43 pm - Sat, April 3, 2021
The Verge Uber will pay a blind woman $1.1 million after drivers stranded her 14 times
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Uber was sued in 2014 for discriminating against blind people and their guide dogs, and agreed to change that as part of a $...
07:04 pm - Sat, April 3, 2021
The Verge A cable company that prided itself on no data caps says youre getting data caps because pizza
Internet data caps are not like pizza — where taking a slice could mean fewer slices for everyone else. I don’t think Verge readers have trouble understanding this concept?...
06:08 pm - Sat, April 3, 2021
The Verge The ultimate Lego Star Wars game has been delayed again, indefinitely, and thats OK
If you’ve been eagerly waiting for Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga to fulfill the incredible promise of its stirring trailer from last August (see above), I have some bitt...
04:41 pm - Sat, April 3, 2021
The Verge 25 years later, Space Jam has a new website and the first trailer for the sequel
Since 1996, spacejam.com has been an internet time capsule like few others still in existence — a largely pristine sample of the early World Wide Web and all the most advance...
02:00 pm - Sat, April 3, 2021
The Verge Were on the knifes edge of the pandemic
A vaccine site that opened in Louisville, Kentucky on April 2, 2021, as cases rose in the state. | Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images This is a surreal moment in the pand...
01:00 pm - Sat, April 3, 2021
The Verge These tech deals contain zero April Fool-ery
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Welcome to April. This month began with, frankly, too many brands insisting on making fools out of themselves. But now that the pranks...
08:33 am - Sat, April 3, 2021
The Verge Amazon apologizes for lying about pee and attempts to shift the blame
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has issued a rare public apology — but not to its workers, and with no real admission of guilt. Over a week ago, the c...
10:05 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge SpaceX rocket debris lands on mans farm in Washington
A pressure vessel from SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket was found in a man’s farm last weekend. | Grant County Sheriff’s Office A pressure vessel from a SpaceX Falcon 9 r...
09:47 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Google is limiting which apps can see everything else you have installed
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google will soon be more selective about which apps on the Play Store can see all of the other apps you have installed (via ...
09:40 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Two Coinbase employees exchanged NFT rings with their wedding vows
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Two Coinbase employees have managed to find a heartwarming use for NFTs by incorporating them into their wedding, exchanging the...
09:01 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Spotify leaks another look at the Car Thing, this time from within in its own app
A leaked image of Spotify’s Car Thing. | Image: Spotify / Steve Moser Spotify’s much-anticipated in-car gadget, a voice-controlled music player known colloquially a...
08:30 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Googles next Pixels will reportedly switch to a custom in-house GS101 processor
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google’s next Pixel flagship — the presumably named “Pixel 6” — will reportedly feature a Google-designed GS101 ...
07:54 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge The latest in the global semiconductor shortage
Photo: Intel From consoles to cars, it seems like everyone is having a hard time getting enough chips Continue reading… ...
07:42 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Build will take place May 25th27th
Photo by Peter Kneffel/picture alliance via Getty Images Microsoft has updated its events website to reveal the dates of Microsoft Build 2021. Per the new listing, the ...
07:39 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Go read Bloombergs interactive and educational breakdown of the semiconductor shortage
The global chip shortage has been a growing concern in the tech industry (and it has even grabbed the interest of the US president) as it starts to affect the production of mor...
07:23 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Dish is begging authorities for help with T-Mobiles CDMA shutdown looming
Boost Mobile, owned by Dish Network, serves 9 million customers — more than half of which rely on the older CDMA network. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Dish Netw...
06:56 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Google Wifi router management is getting rolled into the Google Home app
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google is killing off its dedicated Google Wifi app for managing its routers, rolling that functionality over to the Google Home app a...
06:15 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Tesla delivered more cars than it made in the first quarter of 2021
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla delivered nearly 185,000 cars in the first quarter of 2021, more than it produced over the three-month period, according t...
06:05 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge How to change Siris voice in the iOS 14.5 beta
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Until recently, the default voice for Apple’s Siri assistant has been stereotypically female-sounding. However, studies ha...
06:00 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Fortnite is getting a Bruno Mars emote
Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for The Recording Academy Bruno Mars is the latest celebrity to jump into the virtual world of Fortnite. Today, developer Epic Games an...
05:50 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Amazons Echo Show 8 is $75 at several retailers today
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Easter is on Sunday, and if you celebrate the holiday but won’t be able to visit your family this year, a Zoom call is a great substi...
05:44 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Go read this story on the real history of NFTs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are big business now, at least for the moment. Everything from one of Creepy Chan’s first Myspace p...
05:39 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Waymo CEO John Krafcik steps down, replaced by two co-CEOs
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Waymo CEO John Krafcik has announced that he’ll be stepping down from his role as CEO. Tekedra Mawakana, Waymo’s chief o...
05:05 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge CDC says fully vaccinated people can travel safely in the US
Travelers wearing protective masks walk past a sign pointing towards a Covid-19 testing location in Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, U.S.,...
05:04 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Sealed Super Mario Bros. sells for $660,000, shattering record for most expensive game ever
Image: Heritage Auctions A sealed copy of the NES classic Super Mario Bros. sold for an incredible $660,000 at Heritage Auctions on Friday, more than quadrupling the pr...
04:56 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge The Star Wars Vintage Collection brings classic cartoons and shows to Disney Plus
Disney Plus is getting a big influx of classic Star Wars shows and movies in the newly added “Star Wars Vintage Collection,” which brings retro Star Wars content to streami...
04:47 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Xbox Series X mini fridges will become a reality after Microsoft defeats Skittles in Twitter poll
If you missed your chance to win the actual Xbox Series X refrigerator born from memes making fun of the console’s fridge-like look, I have some good news for you: there may ...
04:37 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Z Fold 2 foldable phone just got $200 cheaper
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung is dropping the price of its ultra-premium Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G by $200, bringing the foldable smartphone down to $1,799.99 comp...
03:56 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Microsoft wont fully reopen its offices until September 7th at the earliest
Microsoft is delaying the full reopening of its offices — the company’s “Stage 6” phase of its hybrid workplace plan — until September 7th at the earliest. This marks...
03:11 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: WWDC rumors, Clubhouse competition, and the cookiepocalypse
Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the week in tech news with the reporters and editors c...
03:00 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Summer Game Fest returns in June
Image: Summer Game Fest Summer Game Fest, which debuted last year as a digital “celebration” of video games with news, events, and playable content, is returning th...
02:39 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Sonys MLB The Show 21 will arrive on Xbox Game Pass at launch
We already knew MLB The Show 21 would be the first entry in the Sony-published series to arrive on Xbox consoles. And today, Microsoft revealed the next entry in the long-runni...
02:20 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Amazons Echo Show 8 is $75 at several retailers today
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Easter is on Sunday, and if you celebrate the holiday but won’t be able to visit your family this year, a Zoom call is a great substi...
02:08 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge The Verges Kara Verlaney on copy editing and its tools
Photo by Kara Verlaney / The Verge You may come across the occasional writer who will claim (wrongly) that they don’t need an editor, but you will seldom, if ever, me...
01:56 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Nomads Base Station Pro wireless charger is half price this weekend
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Nomad’s well-designed Base Station Pro is a Qi wireless charger that can charge up to three devices simultaneously — perfect i...
01:50 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse defined a format now it has to defend it
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Clubhouse had an incredible year in one most of us would rather forget. The live audio app launched during a pandemic; gain...
01:26 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge 8BitDo now makes the best Switch pro controller
The Pro 2 gives you more features for less money Continue reading… ...
01:04 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge PS5 bundles are in stock at GameStop [UPDATE: Sold Out]
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update April 2nd, 2021: 9:47AM ET: GameStop has sold all of the stock available for its three PS5 bundles. If you have been keeping up...
01:00 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Supercell is making three new Clash of Clans games to further expand its fantasy universe
Finnish developer Supercell is best known for its mobile games Clash of Clans and Clash Royale, and today, it announced plans to expand that fantasy universe in a big way. Supe...
01:00 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Hulus WeWork documentary gives us Adam Neumann and little else
Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for WeWork The problem of making a documentary about a showman is that it’s hard not to be ensnared by him. WeWork: Or the Making ...
12:27 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Apple Arcade just got a huge update of new games, including some mobile classics
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple’s gaming subscription service just got a massive influx of new titles. The headliner is Fantasian — the latest rel...
12:00 pm - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Where to buy the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge OnePlus’ new line of smartphones — the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro — are now available for purchase at several retailers. A successor t...
04:14 am - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy creators latest game, Fantasian, launches on Apple Arcade
Fantasian, a new role-playing game from Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, is available now for Apple Arcade. The game is playable on iOS, Mac, and Apple TV. Fantasian i...
02:57 am - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Teams and Xbox Live were down for over two hours but have recovered
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Many Microsoft services, including Microsoft Teams and Xbox Live, were down for more than two hours Thursday evening. The compan...
01:05 am - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Warner Bros. cancels New Gods from Ava DuVernay and an Aquaman spinoff from James Wan
Photo: Warner Bros. Ava DuVernay’s New Gods and James Wan’s The Trench are no longer being developed at Warner Bros., according to The Hollywood Reporter, Deadline,...
01:02 am - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Watch the first trailer for Netflixs Yasuke anime
Netflix just released the first good look at Yasuke, its upcoming anime based on the true story of a Black samurai who lived in Japan during the 16th century. Despite the real-...
12:57 am - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Twitter unsurprisingly confirms Spaces are coming to desktop web browsers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Over the past several months, Twitter has been working hard to bring its Clubhouse-like audio chat rooms feature, Spaces, to use...
12:30 am - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Sony will announce its next Xperia phone on April 14th
Alleged leaked renders of the upcoming Xperia 1 III. | Image: OnLeaks Sony has, in a very low-key way, just announced that its upcoming Xperia event will be on April 14...
12:16 am - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Teams and Xbox Live were down for over two hours but have mostly recovered
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Many Microsoft services, including Microsoft Teams and Xbox Live, were down for more than two hours Thursday evening. The compan...
12:04 am - Fri, April 2, 2021
The Verge Apple knew it was selling defective MacBook displays, judge concludes
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge When Apple introduced its controversial MacBook Pro redesign in 2016, the company probably didn’t know it was setting itself up to get...
11:57 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Trumps H-1B visa freeze is over
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump’s ban on guest worker visas has expired, allowing foreign workers to reapply for entry into the United ...
10:48 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Ataris restless ghost has released NFTs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Atari, the corporate entity / brand of Theseus, has just made around $110,000 by selling —you guessed it — NFTs (shout out t...
10:34 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge French police are investigating an international Lego crime ring
It sounds like something out of a children’s movie — after French police arrested three Polish thieves who attempted to steal toys in June 2020, specifically Lego sets. Now...
10:20 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Teams and Xbox Live are down for some users
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Many Microsoft services, including Microsoft Teams and Xbox Live, are experiencing outages for some users as of Thursday evening...
10:14 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Samsungs first UWB tracker, the SmartTag Plus, appears to be nearly here
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Samsung announced its Galaxy SmartTag line of item trackers in January, and at the time, it said the premium SmartTag Plus, which ...
09:42 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Duolingo adds Yiddish to the menu
Art: Duotrope Duolingo, the popular language learning app, offers a wide variety of languages in its list of courses. While it’s known for teaching well-known tongues...
09:16 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Myanmars government shuts down internet indefinitely in response to protests
Photo by STR / AFP via Getty Images Myanmar’s acting military leadership has shut down broadband internet service indefinitely in response to ongoing protests, accord...
08:12 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge YouTube stars the Stokes Twins avoid jail after pleading guilty over fake bank robbery pranks
Photo by Chris Delmas / AFP via Getty Images Alan and Alex Stokes, twin brothers who rose to fame on YouTube filming prank videos, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor false i...
07:32 pm - Thu, April 1, 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...
07:24 pm - Thu, April 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 ...
07:22 pm - Thu, April 1, 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...
07:01 pm - Thu, April 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...
06:51 pm - Thu, April 1, 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...
06:39 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge The best deals on true wireless earbuds right now
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge When it comes to truly wireless earbuds, there are a ton of brands and products to choose from. Whether you enjoy the unconventional ...
06:03 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge The best video game subscription deals right now
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Online game subscriptions are quite common in the gaming industry. Whether it's a subscription for an online service for multipl...
05:12 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge The huge new Among Us map gives you more ways to be sneaky
Image: Innersloth Among Us’ huge Airship map finally arrived on Wednesday, offering new tasks for crewmates, new ways to get around, and new ways to plot against your...
04:36 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Supreme Court says Facebook text alerts arent illegal robocalls
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales The Supreme Court has unanimously decided that Facebook text message alerts don’t violate laws against unwanted auto-dialed calls. The...
04:35 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Samsung created a whole Hulu series thats sponcon for the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung wants you to know its new phone, the Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, is good at capturing photos. Maybe you could outwardly tell from its...
04:33 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Joe Bidens infrastructure plan would take on the wreckage of drilling and mining
Signs warning of health risks are posted outside the gates of an abandoned uranium mine in the Red Water Pond Road community of the Navajo Nation on January 13th, 2020. | Photo...
04:21 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge MSI announces two new convertible business laptops
Image: MSI MSI, a company best known for bold and flashy gaming laptops, has announced two additions to its new Summit Series business line. The Summit E13 Flip Evo and...
04:02 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Aperta and its solar car are back from the dead
And so is the government program that killed it Continue reading… ...
04:02 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Aptera and its solar car are back from the dead
And so is the government program that killed it Continue reading… ...
03:31 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Casio announces first Wear OS smartwatch in iconic G-Shock lineup
Image: Casio Casio has announced the first Wear OS smartwatch in its long-running G-Shock lineup: the GSW-H1000. The watch will retail for $699 in the US or £599 in th...
03:10 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge MSCHF will not ship its 666th pair of Satan Shoes after Nike lawsuit
Image: MSCHF Internet collective MSCHF says it’s not infringing on Nike’s trademark with a pair of exclusive, blood-infused “Satan Shoes,” setting the stage for...
02:58 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Let this be the year April Fools Day for brands dies
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Today is April 1st, one of the worst days on the internet every year. For the rest of the day, the internet will be filled wit...
02:54 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge The stonks guy is now in Fortnite
Fortnite has added a new skin to its collection that may look a touch familiar to internet dweebs. Diamond Hanz, introduced in Chapter 2, season 6, is a play on the beloved sto...
02:45 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Sony RA5000 speaker review: extravagant sound at an unreasonable price
It’s a very Sony product, in ways both good and bad Continue reading… ...
02:45 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge COVID-19 vaccine passports arent exactly like yellow fever certifications
New York state already launched a COVID-19 vaccine certification program. Businesses and governments are developing COVID-19 vaccine certifications that let people prov...
02:31 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge How to type special characters on a Windows PC
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Here’s the situation: you’re typing a report for work, and you suddenly have to write the phrase “Jones née Berkowitz.” Or you...
02:19 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Doom 3 for PSVR is a solid showcase for Sonys Aim Controller
Doom 3 has a long history with VR, so it’s a little surprising that this week’s PlayStation VR release is the first version ever to go on sale. Almost nine years ago, we vi...
01:38 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge 1Passwords family plan is 50 percent off for Verge readers
1Password is offering Verge readers a big discount on a family subscription to its password managing software through Thursday, April 15th. Normally $5 per month, buying into t...
01:34 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge This Nvidia RTX 4090 video wins 2021s best April Fools joke
The joke RTX 4090 card. | Captain’s Workspace April Fools’ Day jokes are usually lame and lack any real effort, but 20-year-old Kasper Andersen has risen to the occ...
01:30 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Apples Magic Keyboard for the iPad is $100 off at several retailers again
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge With the right keyboard, you can turn your iPad into a functional laptop (sort of). If you have been eyeing Apple’s Magic Keyboard b...
01:15 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Nier: Replicant is coming out at the perfect time
Nier: Automata wasn’t expected to be a hit. It was a sequel to an RPG that could charitably be described as a cult classic, and its time-spanning story demanded a lot from pl...
01:00 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge How your gas stove sparked a battle over climate change
Gas stovetops have become a proxy battleground for the future of the planet. Some cities are trying to cut down their greenhouse gas emissions by getting rid of gas hookups in ...
12:00 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Former NASA chief Jim Bridenstine joins satellite internet firm Viasats board
Photo by Graeme Jennings-Pool/Getty Images Former NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine is joining space-based broadband firm Viasat’s board of directors as his latest p...
12:00 pm - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Caterpillar is bringing its newest rugged phone to the US for $699
An integrated thermal imaging camera is a central feature on the S62. | Photo: Cat Phones The Cat S62 Pro — and that’s Cat as in Caterpillar, the construction compa...
11:59 am - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Apple forced to offer Russian iPhone users local apps at setup thanks to new law
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge iPhones purchased in Russia now show a list of Russian-made apps at startup, thanks to a new law which comes into effect today, ...
11:08 am - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Googles AI reservation service Duplex is now available in 49 states
Duplex uses AI to make phone reservations through Google Assistant. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge More than two years after it initially began trials, ...
10:13 am - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge YouTube is relaxing some rules about ads on drug-related videos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge From this month, Google is updating some of its YouTube ad guidelines about drug-related videos. In a support document spotted b...
09:10 am - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Microsoft shuts down Cortana on iOS and Android
Microsoft has shut down its Cortana app for iOS and Android. It’s the latest in a series of moves to end support for Cortana across multiple devices, including Microsoft’s ...
01:47 am - Thu, April 1, 2021
The Verge Apple will use Teslas megapack batteries at its California solar farm
The construction site of the energy storage project at the California Flats solar farm. | Image: Apple Apple announced Wednesday that it’s building a big battery stor...
11:57 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Amazons Alexa lets you control a Lamborghinis air conditioning with just your voice
Image: Lamborghini Amazon is taking a bigger step into cars today by integrating Alexa into Lamborghini’s Huracán EVO, and not just to ask questions or remotely cont...
11:55 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Twitter now lets you add stickers to Fleets
Image: Twitter Twitter is adding stickers to its ephemeral, Snapchat Stories-like Fleets, the social media company announced on Wednesday. Stickers are available for us...
11:52 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Ubiquiti is accused of covering up a catastrophic data breach and its not denying it
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ubiquiti, a company whose prosumer-grade routers have become synonymous with security and manageability, is being accused of cov...
10:39 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Analogues Pocket is the latest gadget delayed due to the ongoing global electronic componentsshortage
Analogue’s Pocket is the latest gadget to be negatively impacted by the global shortage of chips and electronic components. The sleek and modern device that allows you to pla...
10:28 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Errors ruin 15 million doses of Johnson & Johnsons COVID-19 vaccine
An ingredient mix-up at a Baltimore manufacturing plant ruined 15 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, The New York Times reported. That could delay fut...
10:07 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Malware hidden in Call of Duty cheat software proves that cheaters never prosper
Hackers have been hiding malware in cheating software for Call of Duty: Warzone and have been trying to spread it to “cheating cheaters,” as a report from Activision calls ...
09:53 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge NBCUniversal might save its movies for Peacock instead of Netflix or HBO
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge NBCUniversal is mulling whether to remove its films from HBO Max and Netflix and put new movies on its own streaming service, Pe...
09:52 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Netflix is buying two Knives Out sequels to make its next big franchise
Image: Lionsgate Netflix has acquired the rights to two Knives Out sequels, with Rian Johnson returning to direct the next whodunits and Daniel Craig reprising his star...
09:39 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Robinhood is removing its confetti celebrations ahead of its IPO
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge Robinhood is cutting out the confetti from its stock trading app, following accusations that the animation helped to “gamify...
09:05 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge The DualSenses adaptive triggers show how to make a button feel next-gen
The PlayStation 5’s DualSense controller is an incredible input device, perhaps the most tangible example of “next-gen” gaming the new wave of consoles has offered to dat...
08:48 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Google plans to open its US offices to some employees in April
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google plans to open its US offices in a limited capacity in April for employees who want to work in person, the company tells T...
08:33 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge With legalization of marijuana, New York will expunge prior convictions
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge New York has passed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in the state. The new legi...
08:11 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is supplying 120,000 HoloLens-based headsets to the US Army
Image: US Army Microsoft has won a contract to supply the US Army with HoloLens-based headsets. The contract could be worth up to $21.88 billion over 10 years, and CNBC...
07:59 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Periscope shuts down today
Periscope, the app that popularized live streaming from smartphones, is shutting down today, just over six years after it launched. The service has already been removed from ap...
07:41 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Google ditches Mobile World Congress 2021, the worlds biggest phone show
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Last year, the world’s largest phone show, Mobile World Congress, hung on to the idea of hosting an in-person event during the COVID...
07:00 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Specialized Como SL e-bike review: mellow yellow
A fun lightweight commuter from the maker of the Turbo Vado Continue reading… ...
06:57 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Apple will recalibrate iPhone 11 batteries to fix performance and capacity issues
Image: Apple Apple will try to fix battery drain and reduced performance issues that have affected some iPhone 11 devices by recalibrating their batteries in an upcomin...
06:37 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Microsoft says controversial Georgia law will unfairly restrict the rights of people to vote
Microsoft is rarely shy about wading into the political conversation these days, and the latest missive from president Brad Smith is no exception: in a blog post titled “Why ...
06:36 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Google cancels April Fools
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For the second year in a row, Google has canceled April Fools. For the second year in a row, Business Insider has obtained an i...
06:34 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Googleunionwins dispute over discussing pay
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is telling workers they are allowed to discuss pay and working conditions as part of a settlement agreement with the Alph...
06:32 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Among Us getting full art style revamp in future update
Among Us is changing its look. In a post on its site today, developer InnerSloth said that its plans have “completely updated the art style with cleaner lines and an easier a...
06:30 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Verizon insists it will give you up to $1,000 in trade-in credits for your broken phone
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge April Fools Day is at hand, and Verizon has willingly stepped into the fray with a deal that seems too good to be true — especially ...
06:12 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Instagram launches its own TikTok Duet feature called Reels Remix
Instagram Instagram Reels already mimics TikTok in multiple ways, and now, it’s getting one more feature from the popular video app: duets. On Instagram, users can no...
06:00 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Discords new Clubhouse-like feature, Stage Channels, is available now
Image: Discord Discord is the latest company to introduce a Clubhouse-like feature that lets people easily broadcast live audio conversations to a room of virtual liste...
05:41 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Unlimited smartphone plans, explained
Unlimited plans from Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile all have one thing in common: limitations. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A guide to your phone p...
05:40 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Facebook bans Trump again after he borrows daughter-in-laws page
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Donald Trump has been kicked off of Facebook a second time after Media Matters for America raised questions about his appearance...
05:39 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Apple wont give Siri a female-sounding voice by default anymore
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple will remove the female voice as the default for its Siri assistant, according to TechCrunch. The change is effective a...
04:32 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge A comedian says he created Darla, the anti-union Amazon worker, as a joke
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge While some Alabama Amazon workers were submitting their votes to unionize the company’s first US warehouse last week, somethin...
04:23 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Belkins iPhone 12 stand will follow you with face tracking (but not during video calls)
Image: Belkin Belkin has a new iPhone stand that’s useful enough to be interesting but annoyingly limited. The company’s “Magnetic Phone Mount with Face Tracking...
04:15 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge PUBG Lite is shutting down at the end of April
There are a few different versions of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds — the game that popularized the battle royale genre and inspired a legion of competitors — which you c...
04:00 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 review: Rings best doorbell yet
The new top-of-the-line Ring doorbell is expensive but works well Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Specialized Como SL e-bike review: mellow yellow
A fun lightweight commuter from the maker of the Turbo Vado Continue reading… ...
03:33 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge The Resident Evil tall lady comes to life thanks to a former Olympians cosplay
Image: Yekaterina Lisina / Photography by nikolayshlykov Resident Evil Village is coming on May 7th, but if you have been keeping up with the news surrounding the game,...
03:24 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Original Xbox and Xbox 360 games arrive on Microsofts xCloud streaming service
Microsoft is bringing 16 original Xbox and Xbox 360 games to the company’s Xbox Cloud Gaming (xCloud) service today. Titles like Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, the original Ba...
02:56 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Zolas first trailer is as over-the-top as the Twitter thread its based on
Photo by Anna Kooris / Sundance Institute Social media has produced plenty of stories that have a ring of truth but are packed with ridiculous twists that seem way too ...
02:53 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Facebook shorted video creators thousands of dollars in ad revenue
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Due to a ‘technical issue’ Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge The unsettling surveillance of anti-Asian racism
Security camera footage of Gilbert Diaz’s attack that was later sent to the Chinatown Chamber of Commerce. The rise of assaults on the elderly, captured on securi...
01:56 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge This might be your last chance to get a deal on Super Mario 3D All-Stars
As it promised, Nintendo will pull Super Mario 3D All-Stars, the Switch compilation featuring Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy, from shelves at the ...
01:06 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge SpaceX is adding a glass dome on Crew Dragon for 360 views of space
The Crew Dragon capsule poised to fly four civilian astronauts to space this year is getting an upgrade: a glass dome will be added at the top to give space tourists a 360-degr...
01:00 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge No Mans Skys latest update, Expeditions, arrives today
Hello Games is releasing a major update for No Man’s Sky today. Called “Expeditions,” it adds seasonal events to the game in which players begin from the same planet and ...
12:30 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine highly effective in adolescents
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Pfizer / BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective in 12- to 15-year-olds, the companies announced today in a press rele...
12:00 pm - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Its game over for Arizonas controversial App Store bill
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The legislation disappeared before a scheduled vote last week, and now it’s likely done for the year Continue reading&hell...
11:57 am - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Spotify Mixes are new personalized playlists based on your favorite artists and genres
A selection of the new mixes Spotify will generate for you. | Image: Spotify Spotify Mixes are a new family of personalized playlists populated with songs you already l...
11:32 am - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Fiat made a Hey Google car
The ‘Hey, Google’ logo appears above the front wheel arches of the new Fiat 500 vehicles | Image: Google / Fiat As vehicles are increasingly defined by their digita...
11:04 am - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge A first look at Xbox running Discord and Google Stadia in its new Edge browser
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has started testing a new version of its Edge browser on Xbox consoles. The software giant provided access to the Chro...
10:14 am - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Huawei offsets US sanctions with dominance in China
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Huawei has released its annual report and financial information for 2020, demonstrating the effect that US sanctions had on its ...
10:00 am - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Facebook is making it easier to turn off algorithmic ranking in your News Feed
Image: Facebook Facebook is introducing a handful of new features that will give users greater control over their News Feed, including an easier way to turn off the fee...
10:00 am - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Nick Clegg doesnt think Facebook is polarizing
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Facebook’s VP of global affairs on the platform’s new changes, with Casey Newton Continue reading&hell...
09:00 am - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Biden plans to connect every American to broadband in new infrastructure package
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Biden plans to announce a sweeping infrastructure plan Wednesday that includes $100 billion to connect every American to hi...
08:23 am - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Google Meets free unlimited calls will continue until June
Google Meet. | Image: Google Google will not introduce a 60 minute call limit on free Google Meet users at the end of March, the company announced in a tweet. Instead, ...
12:35 am - Wed, March 31, 2021
The Verge Even LinkedIn is making a Clubhouse clone
Photo by Lorenzo Di Cola/NurPhoto via Getty Images It feels like just about every big tech company is working on a Clubhouse-like social audio feature — Twitter’s S...