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07:39 pm - Sun, May 30, 2021
The Verge Instagram making changes to its algorithm after it was accused of censoring pro-Palestinian content
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook-owned Instagram has made changes to its algorithm after a group of its employees reportedly complained that pro-Palesti...
06:57 pm - Sun, May 30, 2021
The Verge Vilnius, Lithuania built a portal to another city to help keep people connected
Go Vilnius Weary of pandemic travel restrictions and aching to get out and see new people? The city of Vilnius, Lithuania has interesting solution: A real-time “porta...
05:35 pm - Sun, May 30, 2021
The Verge New Trailers: The Tomorrow War, Eternals, Infinite, Werewolves Within, and more
Chris Pratt in The Tomorrow War | Amazon Prime Video So tonight is the finale for Mare of Easttown and there are so many threads that need to be tied up that I legitima...
02:00 pm - Sun, May 30, 2021
The Verge ZTE Axon 30 Ultra review: the right stuff for the right price
Specs for less Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Sun, May 30, 2021
The Verge Teslas made in Texas will likely have to leave the state before Texans can buy them
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla is building a factory in Texas to make some of its cars, but when it’s up and running, the cars made there may have to g...
10:06 pm - Sat, May 29, 2021
The Verge Google reportedly made it difficult for smartphone users to find privacy settings
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Unredacted documents in Arizona’s lawsuit against Google show that company executives and engineers were aware that the search...
09:18 pm - Sat, May 29, 2021
The Verge NASAs Curiosity rover has captured amazing images of clouds on Mars
NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover captured these clouds just after sunset on March 19th, the 3,063rd Martian day, or sol, of the rover’s mission. The image is made up of 21 indiv...
07:15 pm - Sat, May 29, 2021
The Verge US soldiers reportedly leaked nuclear info online accidentally, by using flashcard apps
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge US soldiers stationed in Europe may have accidentally exposed information about the United States’ nuclear weapons stockpile w...
02:45 pm - Sat, May 29, 2021
The Verge Fitbit may soon be adding snoring detection to its devices
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Fitbit may soon add snoring and noise detection to its devices, a move that will likely please the spouses and partners of t...
02:00 pm - Sat, May 29, 2021
The Verge The future of COVID-19 immunity looks good
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Our COVID-19 vaccines have passed their first tests with flying colors. They work unbelievably well, and they’re helping to slow th...
01:00 pm - Sat, May 29, 2021
The Verge Memorial Day has brought about some fantastic tech deals
If you have an iPhone, you owe it to yourself to get accessories that allow for fast charging. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Memorial Day is Monday, May 31st, bu...
12:49 pm - Sat, May 29, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk tweets Tesla Model S Plaid delivery to be delayed until June 10th
Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted Saturday that deliveries of the automaker’s Model S Plaid would be delayed until June 10th because the car needs “one more week of tweak.” ...
10:47 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Venmo leaked Joe Bidens friends, but you can now keep yours a secret
Image: Venmo Venmo has added new privacy controls for friend lists following a jaw-dropping incident where BuzzFeed News was able to track down President Joe Biden’s ...
10:19 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Apple delays Podcasts subscriptions to June
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is delaying the launch of its upcoming Podcasts subscriptions until June, the company announced in an email sent to creato...
09:00 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Ladies and gentlemen, the weekendgelion
Photo by: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images You have reached a significant moment, perhaps not in history, or even in the grand scheme of your life’s lo...
08:59 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Twitter could be working on Facebook-style reactions
Illustration by Alex Castro Twitter could be adding some new emojis to augment its formerly star-shaped, currently heart-shaped Like button, according to app researcher...
08:27 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp reverses course, now wont limit functionality if you dont accept its new privacy policy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Earlier this month, Facebook-owned WhatsApp said that users would lose functionality over time if they didn’t accept its new p...
08:17 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge UK police surprised to learn energy-intensive weed farm is actually a Bitcoin mine
Image: West Midlands Police Police in the United Kingdom raided an industrial unit outside Birmingham under suspicion it was housing an indoor marijuana growing operati...
07:43 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Just over a week after relaunching verification, Twitter is pausing verification
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter relaunched its verification program last week, allowing anyone to apply for a blue check mark, but the company is pausin...
07:00 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Elizabeth Holmes lawyers want to know how often jurors blog
Photo by Nhat V. Meyer/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images The lawyers of Elizabeth Holmes, ex-CEO of disgraced blood testing startup Theranos, have 112 q...
07:00 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Social media companies, here are some free theme park ideas to comply with Floridas deplatforming law
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge The Verge is deeply invested in doing service journalism; we report on companies’ misdeeds, we review expensive products to t...
06:54 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Why on Earth did Amazon spend $8 billion on a zombie studio?
In this photo illustration, screens display the old and new logos of MGM Studios. | Photo by Ozge Elif Kizil/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Amazon just dumped an $8 bi...
05:26 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Twitch warns streamers another wave of copyright strikes is coming
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch has received a “batch” of new takedown notices from music publishers over copyrighted songs in recorded streams (know...
05:14 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge The best Memorial Day sales happening now
Our favorite smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 6, is $70 off at multiple retailers this weekend. | Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Memorial Day weekend has officially arrived...
04:49 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Cybertruck patent applications show off UI, solar bed cover, armor glass
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge New patent applications submitted by Tesla in 2020 but published Thursday have revealed a bit more information about the Cybertruck, ...
04:09 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge The Backyardigans are going viral on TikTok and its about time
Uniqua, Pablo, Tasha, Tyrone, and Austin, The Backyardigans | Amazon When you are a parent, you quickly learn that your kids will inevitably get into shows or videos or...
02:39 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge NASAs Mars helicopter had a midair brain fart
NASA/JPL NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter ended its sixth flight test on Mars earlier than planned last week after bugging out mid-flight, the rotorcraft’s chief pilot w...
02:24 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge The places paving the way to 100 percent renewable energy
Burlington, Vermont, Church Street downtown with restaurants and tourists | Photo by: Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Burlington, Vermont h...
01:15 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge The AirPods Pros force sensor is a more comfortable way to control audio
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s AirPods Pro cleverly solve one of the trickiest parts of earbud design with a unique button — even if it’s not technical...
01:12 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge We have bigger problems than COVID-19s origins
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As the COVID-19 pandemic scales down in the United States, debates around the origins of the virus — and speculations that it ...
01:00 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge The best phones to buy if youre a phone enthusiast
Mistakes were made | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Come make bad decisions with us Continue reading… ...
12:58 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Nomads Base Station Pro is back down to its lowest price this weekend
The Base Station Pro can recharge up to three devices simultaneously. | Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Memorial Day is Monday, May 31st, but many of the best dea...
12:54 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Microsoft warns of sophisticated Russian email attack targeting government agencies
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has raised the alarm over a “sophisticated” ongoing cyberattack believed to be from the same Russia-linked hackers...
12:22 pm - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge New AirPods Pro could launch in 2022 with a focus on fitness tracking
The current AirPods Pro from 2019. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple’s second-generation AirPods Pro will launch next year, following the release of...
08:31 am - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Lenovos new 13-inch Android tablet also works as a portable Switch display
A built in Micro HDMI port lets the tablet work as an external monitor. | Image: Lenovo Lenovo’s Yoga Pad Pro is a new 13-inch Android tablet that can easily double ...
06:14 am - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge Sony launches motion-sensing music effects controller on Indiegogo
Here’s something you don’t see every day: a brand-new Sony product launching first on Indiegogo. Motion Sonic is, in the words of Sony’s campaign, “effects gear to cont...
03:51 am - Fri, May 28, 2021
The Verge HBOs The Last of Us is the rare show letting a video game actor reprise her role
Photo by Amy Sussman/FilmMagic Merle Dandridge, an actor who’s had a long career in television and theater, will be reprising her role of Marlene in HBO’s The Last ...
11:58 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Spyra has a new digital water blaster that looks like itll blow the original away
In 2018, we marveled over the Spyra One, an attempt to crowdfund a modern Super Soaker that could blast veritable bolts of water; refill itself from a pool; and maintain a digi...
11:09 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Tesla starts using in-car camera for Autopilot driver monitoring
Tesla is starting to use the camera above the rear-view mirror in the Model 3 and Model Y to help make sure people pay attention to the road while using Autopilot, the company...
11:01 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Oscar Isaac will star in Disney Plus Moon Knight series
Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage Marvel has confirmed that Oscar Isaac will star in the Disney Plus Moon Knight series, bringing the Star Wars star to another highly lucr...
10:36 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Google is now embroiled in a full class-action lawsuit over whether it underpaid women
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Four women who used to work for Google have won class-action status for their gender equity lawsuit against the search engine co...
09:53 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Check if your Verizon or AT&T phone will keep working after the networks 3G shutdowns
US wireless carriers plan to shutter their old 3G networks next year. Major US wireless carriers are gearing up to shut down their old 3G networks — a process that ha...
09:39 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Today I learned the PS5s controller can buzz along to your music on Spotify
You don’t need a PS5 for this trick. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The DualSense controller for PS5 has great haptic feedback for games like Returnal and Demon...
09:33 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Watch 14 minutes of stunning Horizon Forbidden West gameplay
Image: Sony Sony showed off 14 minutes of Horizon Forbidden West gameplay on a PS5 in a new State of Play presentation on Thursday. In the footage, protagonist Aloy fou...
08:45 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge A company wants to build a massive solar project in Montana of course its for crypto
Photo by Janie Osborne/Getty Images A company looking to build a massive solar project in Butte, Montana claims it would provide 300MW of renewable power and cost $250 ...
08:18 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Industry groups sue to stop Floridas new social media law
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Two tech industry organizations have sued Florida over its newly passed rules for social networks. NetChoice and the CCIA — which rep...
08:13 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Go watch this incredible web series about a Cyberpunk Salad Merchant
After three years of production, Ian Hubert, king of the one-minute Blender tutorial, has uploaded the first episode of his sci-fi series, Dynamo Dream. And it’s been worth t...
07:31 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Acers fantastic Chromebook Spin 713 is $329 at Best Buy
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Acer just announced a new iteration of its Chromebook Spin 713 2-in-1 laptop, and we’ve already reviewed it. Perhaps by coincidence (...
07:04 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Instacart adds faster Priority Delivery which is sure to cause headaches for delivery workers
Instacart In the crowded food- and grocery-delivery space, Instacart is hoping that shaving off a few minutes makes all the difference. To that end, it’s creating a n...
06:47 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Charlie bit us all, if you really think about it
You played us all, Charlie | Image: HDCYT on YouTube It’s hard to describe the absolute chaos around NFTs (non-fungible tokens) right now; tech reporters’ inboxes a...
06:23 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Sonys WF-1000XM4s wireless earbuds leak again with all-new water resistance and V1 chip
What appears to be an official photo of the Sony WF-1000XM4s. | Image: WinFuture We heard earlier this month that Sony may be planning to launch its next noise-cancelin...
06:14 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Kelloggs is introducing a cereal robot to make the easiest food to prepare even easier
Image: Kellog’s Kellogg’s — legal guardian of such cereal mascots as Tony the Tiger and Toucan Sam — has partnered with DoorDash-owned Chowbotics to launch a ne...
05:12 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Go read this investigation into the real death toll from the Texas freeze
A truck drives down the street during a power outage in McKinney, Texas, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. Blackouts left almost 5 million customers without electricity that day...
04:28 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Among Us is free on the Epic Games Store
Image: Innersloth Among Us, the multiplayer game that soared in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic, is the latest free title on the Epic Games Store. If you have a...
04:15 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Sonic Colors is getting remastered as Sega announces a handful of new Sonic games
Sonic Colors Ultimate. One of the most beloved Sonic the Hedgehog games is making a return. Sega announced today that a remaster of Sonic Colors — called Sonic Colors...
03:51 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Tab A7 Lite is coming to the US in June for $159
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite. | Image: Samsung Samsung has officially announced two long-rumored tablets: the Galaxy Tab S7 FE and the Galaxy Tab A7 Lite. The company...
02:57 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Airbnb tries to cancel Hot Vax Summer by extending party ban until the fall
Hot Vax Summer is fast approaching: vaccination rates are rising, and many people are ready to get out there and party hard — except Airbnb. It’s extending its global party...
02:02 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Save up to $150 on Beats noise-canceling wireless headphones
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon’s Prime Day for 2021 may happen on June 21st and 22nd, according to Bloomberg. Last year’s Prime member-exclusive shopping h...
02:00 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Nine things we learned from the Epic v. Apple trial
It’s been just over three weeks since the Epic v. Apple proceedings kicked off, and the news has been relentless. So as we wait for a verdict to roll in, we’re taking a qui...
01:45 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Acer Chromebook Spin 713 (2021) review: victory lap
The newest Chromebook Spin 713 is just as good as last year’s model Continue reading… ...
01:45 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Inside Acers ambitious and wonderfully messy plans for 2021
The Acer Predator Triton 500 SE. | Image: Acer We asked CEO Jason Chen about the company’s path to innovation Continue reading… ...
01:45 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Acers new SpatialLabs tech brings 3D content to laptop screens
It doesn’t actually look this polished, but this is the general idea. | Image: Acer Acer has announced SpatialLabs, a new 3D technology that will debut on the company...
01:45 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Acers Predator Triton 500 SE has a new 16:10 Mini LED display
Take it in. There’s a new Acer Predator in town: the 16-inch Predator Triton 500 SE. It has a new subtle design with a touch of RGB as well as the latest chips from I...
01:01 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Borderlands 3 is getting crossplay support, but not on PlayStation
Borderlands 3 is set to get crossplay support soon, but not on Sony’s PlayStation consoles. Gearbox, the developer of Borderlands 3, has revealed it was ready to enable “fu...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Bird announces its third-generation electric scooter with automatic emergency braking
Image: Bird Bird is out with a new electric scooter that’s designed to be the Santa Monica, California-based company’s most durable and sustainable vehicle yet. Th...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge This years Pokmon Go Fest is also a music festival
Art for the 2021 Pokémon Go Fest. | Image: Niantic Pokémon Go Fest is just a few weeks away, and this year, the annual event is also going to be a music festival, dev...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Nintendo is bringing Smash and Splatoon esports to high schools
Splatoon 2. Nintendo is expanding its esports efforts by moving into high schools. The company has announced a new partnership with PlayVS, which will see games like Su...
12:00 pm - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge OnePlus Digital WellPaper visualizes your app usage as a funky live wallpaper
Apps are put into five categories, each represented by a color in the live wallpaper. | Image: OnePlus OnePlus’ new Digital WellPaper app turns your app usage into on...
11:00 am - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge What Instagram really learned from hiding like counts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In April 2019, amid growing questions about the effects of social networks on mental health, Instagram announced it would test a...
10:00 am - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Lime Prime is the scooter companys new monthly subscription service
Photo by Michal Fludra/NurPhoto via Getty Images Lime is rolling out a new monthly subscription service for its electric scooters that’s called — no joke — Lime P...
09:48 am - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Clearview AI hit with sweeping legal complaints over controversial face scraping in Europe
Privacy International (PI) and several other European privacy and digital rights organizations announced today that they’ve filed legal complaints against the controversial f...
09:35 am - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Google makes it easier to transfer Gmail photos to Google Photos
The Save to Photos option. | Image: Google Google is adding a new “Save to Photos” button to Gmail which you can press to automatically save an emailed image to Goo...
05:01 am - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Nintendos OLED Switch could come in September
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge Nintendo could release its heavily rumored new version of the Switch in September or October, according to a report by Bloomber...
04:25 am - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Square Enix announces Dragon Quest XII: The Flames of Fate
Square Enix has announced the latest mainline entry in the Dragon Quest series. Dragon Quest XII: The Flames of Fate was revealed on a livestream to celebrate the series’ 35t...
01:08 am - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge Facebook will no longer stop the spread of a theory that COVID-19 was manufactured
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook won’t remove claims that COVID-19 was man-made anymore, according to a report from Politico that cites a Facebook spo...
12:41 am - Thu, May 27, 2021
The Verge LeBron James may have just proved the unannounced Beats Studio Buds are real
LeBron James wearing what appear to be Beats Studio Buds. | Image: LeBron James on Instagram Earlier this month, an unannounced pair of Beats wireless earbuds, apparent...
11:37 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge You can join Twitters Clubhouse-like Spaces rooms from a browser starting Wednesday
Twitter Spaces on the web. | Image: Twitter You’ll be able to join Twitter’s Clubhouse-like Spaces from desktop and mobile web browsers starting Wednesday, the comp...
11:33 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge The PS5 will be profitable next month and Uncharted 4 is coming to PC
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge In February, Sony revealed it was selling the PlayStation 5 at a loss — but that’s imminently about to change. The PS5 should hit ...
10:01 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Uber finally recognizes UK driver union in historic agreement
Photo illustration by Matthew Horwood/Getty Images Uber has finally recognized a union of its own drivers. Allow yourself that single moment of elation before we get to...
09:50 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge SanDisks new card reader dock is all I could ever want and more
Image: Sandisk Western Digital, owner of the SanDisk brand, has announced a new product called the Pro-Dock 4, and it’s all I’ve ever wanted in a card reading solut...
09:38 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Stadias loss is Clubhouses gain: the social audio company has poached a longtime Google engineer
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Clubhouse has hired Justin Uberti, creator of the WebRTC standard and the Google Duo video chat app. He leaves Google after near...
09:25 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Big Oil and Gas had a no good, very bad day
Members of the environmental group MilieuDefensie celebrate the verdict of the Dutch environmental organisation’s case against Royal Dutch Shell Plc, outside the Palace of Ju...
08:44 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge The Boring Company tests its Teslas in Tunnels system in Las Vegas
Elon Musk’s Boring Company started shuttling passengers through the twin tunnels it built underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) this week, as part of a test to ge...
08:34 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Iran bans cryptocurrency mining for four months to stave off blackouts
Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Iran is temporarily banning cryptocurrency mining after some of the country’s major cities experienced repeated blackouts. Preside...
08:12 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Sen. Amy Klobuchar calls on Justice Department to probe Amazon-MGM deal
Photo By Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images On Tuesday, Amazon announced that it had reached a deal to purchase the film and TV goliath MGM for $8.45 billion — and leadin...
08:08 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Of course repairing the new Apple TV remote is harder than simply unscrewing it
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple, a company notorious for making its products difficult to repair, has given us a real head-scratcher of a repair situation with i...
07:59 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge San Jose approves Googles gigantic and controversial new downtown campus
Image: Google After first proposing it in 2017, Google has received unanimous approval from the San Jose City Council to move forward with its Downtown West development...
07:02 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is holding an Xbox and Bethesda showcase on June 13th
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s big E3 event to showcase upcoming Xbox and Bethesda games will kick off on Sunday, June 13th at 1PM ET. It will be...
06:56 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Boost Mobile is offering customers an Android 11 phone for $35
The Wiko Ride 3 offers a 6.09-inch display and Android 11 out of the box. | Image: Wiko Mobile With T-Mobile’s older CDMA network shutdown looming and no sign of a de...
06:42 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Facebook plans to bury users who regularly share misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In Facebook’s protracted efforts to be remembered as something other than the largest misinformation megaphone in history, it...
06:31 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Apple TV 4K (2021) review: much better remote, slightly faster box
A new chip and some futureproofing, but no huge changes Continue reading… ...
05:35 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Andy Jassy will become Amazons CEO on July 5th
Andy Jassy will officially become the CEO of Amazon on July 5th, the company announced at a shareholder meeting on Wednesday. The company picked that date because it marks 27 y...
05:28 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge BlizzCon 2021 has been canceled
A screenshot from Diablo IV. | Image: Blizzard BlizzCon, Blizzard’s annual fan convention, has been canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, like it was last ...
05:13 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge 1Passwords web extension now supports Touch ID, Windows Hello, and dark mode
If you use 1Password in your browser, it’s getting a big upgrade: support for biometrics — like Touch ID or Windows Hello (and even some Linux biometrics systems) — dark ...
05:04 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Google isnt ready to turn search into a conversation
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge The future of search is a conversation — at least, according to Google. It’s a pitch the company has been making for years, and it...
04:09 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Nvidia teases GeForce RTX 3080 Ti announcement for May 31st
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Nvidia is teasing a GeForce event for May 31st, the same day the company is rumored to be launching its new GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics...
04:06 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Watch two whole seconds of the increasingly real Uncharted movie
Mark Wahlberg in the Uncharted movie. | Image: Sony After more than a decade in development and several directors, release dates, and scripts, the Uncharted movie incre...
04:00 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Merlin Labs wants to fill the sky with pilotless planes carrying cargo and passengers
Autonomous flight startup Merlin Labs is coming out of stealth mode to announce that it’s raised $25 million in funding from Google Ventures and First Round Capital. The comp...
03:46 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Google to use patient data to develop healthcare algorithms for hospital chain
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has made a deal for access to patient records from HCA, which which operates 181 hospitals and more than 2,000 healthcare...
03:39 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Ford is making an electric Explorer, boosts EV investment by $8 billion
Image: Ford Ford will spend $30 billion on electric vehicles by 2025, and says 40 percent of its global fleet will be all-electric by 2030. The company is working on an...
03:30 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Lockheed Martin and GM are working on an electric Moon buggy
A company illustration shows astronauts staring at a fleet of conceptual lunar rovers. | Image: Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin and General Motors unveiled plans on Wed...
02:54 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge More Americans believe inclimate change but still cant quit fossil fuels
Activists outside demanding a vote to pass ‘The Green New Deal’ in Washington, D.C. March 26, 2019. | Photo by Aurora Samperio/NurPhoto via Getty Images Nearly two-...
02:30 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Sweet Tooths post-apocalyptic world is meant to be a storybook dystopia
Photo: Netflix Jeff Lemire’s Sweet Tooth is a comic book about a young boy surviving in a world ravaged by a pandemic. He also happens to be a “hybrid,” a new bre...
02:00 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Airbnbs CEO thinks the platform can replace your landlord
Photo by Richard Bord/Getty Images Airbnb doesn’t want you to forget about Airbnb, especially when you’re planning post-pandemic vacations. So on Monday, the compan...
01:55 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Waze names former Hotwire president Neha Parikh as CEO
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Waze has a new CEO: Neha Parikh, the president of Hotwire and a board member of Carvana. Parikh replaces Noam Bardin, who st...
01:24 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Open-world RPG Pokmon Legends: Arceus is launching January 28th, 2022
Possibly the most ambitious Pokémon game to date will be available early next year. Today Nintendo announced that Pokémon Legends: Arceus will be launching on the Nintendo Sw...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Disneys Cruella is absolutely absurd
Walk walk fashion baby | Disney It will delight you even as you question its need to exist Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge You can now hide like counts on Instagram and Facebook
You can now hide like counts on Instagram and Facebook. After years of testing on both platforms, Facebook and Instagram have settled on an opt-in experience for hiding like co...
12:41 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Amazon buys MGM for $8.45 billion
Image: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Amazon has reached a deal to acquire the film and TV company MGM for $8.45 billion, the companies announced today. It’s a significant acqui...
12:32 pm - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Dell is offering $230 off one of its standout gaming monitors
The S2721DGF boasts everything you need in a gaming monitor, including a 165Hz refresh rate and HDR. | Image: Dell Dell’s Summer Sale Event is officially underway, an...
11:32 am - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Scammy iOS app discovered that refuses to open unless you give it a good review
A selection of app reviews detailing the scammy behavior. | Image: Kosta Eleftheriou / App Store App developer and scam app hunter Kosta Eleftheriou’s latest discover...
11:26 am - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Tesla will store Chinese car data locally, following government fears about spying
China is a key market for Tesla. | Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP via Getty Images Tesla says it’s established a data center in China to store and process information produ...
10:06 am - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Microsoft claims Edge is now the best performing browser on Windows 10
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is now claiming the performance crown in the desktop browser battle. The software maker has been gradually adding new ...
09:41 am - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp sues Indian government over new rules it says break encryption
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp is suing India’s government over new internet rules it claims are unconstitutional a...
09:38 am - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Sonys AI subsidiary is developing smarter opponents and teammates for PlayStation games
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge In 2019, Sony quietly established a subsidiary dedicated to researching artificial intelligence. What exactly the company plans to do ...
05:34 am - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge US admits Xiaomi isnt a Communist Chinese military company after all
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge The US has formally removed Xiaomi from its trading blacklist. The US District Court for the District of Columbia issued a final order y...
04:01 am - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Amnesty International calls for Google to halt cloud business in Saudi Arabia
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amnesty International is teaming up with 38 other human rights groups and individuals to call for a halt to Google’s plans to ...
12:51 am - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge USB-C is about to go from 100W to 240W, enough to power beefier laptops
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Soon, the majority of portable PCs won’t need to be equipped with an ugly barrel jack and a proprietary power brick to charge. The USB...
12:21 am - Wed, May 26, 2021
The Verge Eero 6 and Pro 6 owners are now getting Apples HomeKit security features
Image: Eero Owners of Amazon’s Eero 6 and Pro 6 routers will now be able to isolate their HomeKit IoT devices from the rest of their home network and the wider intern...
11:17 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Hundreds of Amazon employees call for Jeff Bezos and Andy Jassy to support Palestine
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge More than 500 Amazon employees have signed an internal letter to Jeff Bezos and Andy Jassy calling for the company to acknowledg...
11:01 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Jaguar I-Pace is Googles first electric Street View car
Google finally has its first all-electric vehicle for capturing Street View. The tech giant and Jaguar Land Rover announced today that they have collaborated to rig up an all-e...
10:42 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Philo is the latest live TV streaming service to get a price hike
Philo’s streaming service on various devices. | Image: Philo Philo has become the latest live TV option for cord-cutters hoping to skirt cable contracts to ...
09:59 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge PSA for US Congresspeople: Please do not enter your phones passcode on TV
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Hello again, it has come to my attention that Republican Senator Ted Cruz and I are in perfect alignment on one issue: if you enter yo...
09:55 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Amazon workers demand company quit polluting near communities of color
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hundreds of Amazon tech workers are pressuring Amazon to quit polluting — especially in communities near its warehouses. More...
09:15 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Government decides pipeline cybersecurity ought to be regulated
Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images The hack of the Colonial Pipeline — which kneecapped oil availability on the East Coast for almost two weeks — was...
09:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Wow, investors actually just gave Turntable.fm $7.5 million
Turntable.fm, the social platform that lets people collaboratively build and perform DJ sets, has raised $7.5 million in venture capital funding, according to a Medium post by ...
09:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge The greenest team in esports now has the perfect logo
For the last year, FlyQuest has been on a mission. Though the team competes in the League of Legends Championship Series, it has steadily become as known for its socially consc...
08:50 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge See inside Apples colorful new M1 iMac, thanks to iFixits latest teardown
Image: iFixit iFixit has published a detailed teardown of Apple’s newly redesigned M1 processor-equipped iMac, and it contains bad news about how easy the new all-in-...
08:49 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Tesla is already shipping cars without radar sensors
Image: Tesla Tesla has stopped building forward-facing radar sensors into its Model 3 sedans and Model Y SUVs in North America, after CEO Elon Musk publicly expressed a...
08:15 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Report: Valve is secretly building a Switch-esque portable gaming PC
An early version of the Steam Controller. Nearly a decade after introducing an ill-fated line of Linux gaming PCs dubbed “Steam Machines,” PC gaming giant Valve is ...
07:23 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge The affordable Nokia G10 is coming to the US with a great support policy
The HMD Nokia G10 offers big battery life and two years of Android OS platform updates. | Image: HMD HMD’s Nokia G10 is coming to the US with a big battery, a low $14...
07:07 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge A courtroom artists view of the Epic v. Apple trial
Drawn by Vicki Behringer Eight of the artist’s favorite sketches from the three-week court proceeding Continue reading… ...
07:01 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Apple employees are going public about workplace issues and theres no going back
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Employees say the recent leaks might have changed the tech giant forever Continue reading… ...
07:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Knockout Citys virtual dodgeball is even more chaotic than the real thing
A screenshot from Knockout City. | Image: EA Knockout City took me back to childhood games of dodgeball with a single sound: “whumphf!” That one noise, which you’...
06:46 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Electric vehicle startups hit speed bumps after raising tons of cash
Image: Lordstown Motors Electric vehicle startups have raised an absurd amount of money in the last year by merging with special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs...
06:29 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Joe Biden opens up California coast to offshore wind
Wind turbines, of the Block Island Wind Farm, tower above the water on October 14, 2016 off the shores of Block Island, Rhode Island. The first offshore wind project in the US ...
05:31 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge The first trailer for Last Night in Soho shows a neon-filled time-traveling ghost story
Image: Focus Features Being a young person in the city is hard enough without being haunted by a cabaret singer from the 1960s, but that’s exactly what Thomasin McKen...
05:22 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge You can now buy Asus gaming-ready ROG Phone 5
Image: Asus Asus’ ROG Phone 5 is now available in the US from its official store, with a price tag of $999.99. It’s Asus’ latest maxed-out gaming phone, with all ...
05:08 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Microsoft teases a next generation of Windows announcement very soon
Microsoft isn’t talking about its big Windows plans at Build 2021 this week, and that’s because the company is preparing to detail what’s next for its PC operating system...
05:03 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge The founder of lidar maker Velodyne is going to war with his own SPAC
David Hall, the founder of leading lidar manufacturer Velodyne, is going to war with the SPAC that acquired his company. In a letter, Hall is calling for the resignation of two...
04:15 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge DC attorney general launches antitrust suit against Amazon
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Tuesday, DC Attorney General Karl Racine sued Amazon on antitrust grounds, accusing the e-commerce giant of suppressing compe...
03:54 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Sonos updates the One SL to make it more power efficient and recyclable
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Sonos is refreshing its One SL speaker, which doesn’t have always-on microphones or integrated voice controls, to make it more power ...
03:48 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Tidal now also offers offline listening on the Apple Watch
Image: Tidal Music streaming service Tidal is now available on the Apple Watch, allowing subscribers to stream music directly to Apple’s wearable or download it for o...
03:43 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Sling TV announces completely redesigned app, and it looks way nicer
Compared to competitors like YouTube TV and Hulu, Sling TV has never had the flashiest app, and the overall user experience leaves something to be desired. It’s been easy eno...
03:26 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Pansonic teases a GH6 and focuses on streaming with the GH5 Mark II
Image: Panasonic Panasonic has announced not one but two follow-up cameras to the Lumix GH5, a camera that’s been popular with videographers since it launched in 2017...
03:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Teams opens up to new collaborative apps that plug into meetings
Image: Microsoft Microsoft first let developers build third-party apps into Teams last year, but the company is going a step further at Build 2021 today. In a push to g...
03:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Former NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson is returning to space this time, on a private ride
SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule is seen docked to the International Space Station on May 5th, 2021, shortly before returning four astronauts back to Earth. | Image: NASA / Johns...
03:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Hot summer days are even hotter for many Americans of color
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - JULY 19: Swimmers cool off at 31st Street Beach as temperatures climb into the 90’s with a heat index expected to reach as high as 115 degrees on July 19,...
03:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Microsoft has built an AI-powered autocomplete for code using GPT-3
In September 2020, Microsoft purchased an exclusive license to the underlying technology behind GPT-3, an AI language tool built by OpenAI. Now, the Redmond, Washington-based t...
02:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Cult classic Shin Megami Tensei III gets remastered after modern consoles left the game behind
Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne has a lot in common with the rest of the cult roleplaying series — namely a focus on everything demonic and post-apocalyptic. And despite a p...
02:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Flexibits contact app Cardhop gets fresh revamp, added to Fantastical subscription
Flexibits — best known for its popular calendar application, Fantastical — has a new, overhauled version of its contact management application Cardhop out today, which upda...
02:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Sen. Ron Wyden pushes to raise standards for stimulus-funded broadband
Photo by Erin Schaff for The Verge Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) is calling on the Treasury Department to fund broadband projects in communities without access to 100Mbps uploa...
01:49 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge TikTok changes text-to-speech voice after voice actor sues
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has changed the voice on its text-to-speech feature, just weeks after an actor claiming to be the original voice filed a ...
01:04 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine is effective in teens
A vial of the Mo | Photo by Ramon Costa/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine is effective in 12- to 17-year-olds, the company announced...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Many of the best Nintendo Switch games are $40 at GameStop right now
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is one of many first-party Nintendo games on sale right now at GameStop. If you’re a Nintendo Switch owner, you’re probably ...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Robinhood competitor Public is launching in-app live audio programming
Public Public, the trading and social networking app, is the next app to get into live audio. Like many apps before it, the company says it’s planning to roll out liv...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Arm introduces its first Armv9 architecture CPUs and GPUs, previewing 2022s Android flagships
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Arm has introduced its latest CPU and GPU designs, including its flagship Cortex-X2 and Cortex-A710 CPUs and Mali-G710 GPU. The ...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge SteelSeriess new Prime accessories are streamlined for high-level play
The Arctis Prime headset alongside the Prime Wireless mouse. SteelSeries has announced the new Prime lineup of high-performance gaming accessories designed alongside es...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Flex manufactures everything from hair dryers to the Mac Pro whats next?
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Flex CEO Revathi Advaithi on the complicated politics of manufacturing Continue reading… ...
11:35 am - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Microsoft and Qualcomm team up to create a Windows on ARM developer PC
Microsoft has teamed up with Qualcomm to create a Windows on ARM-based dev kit for developers. The miniature PC will be sold at the Microsoft Store this summer, and is designed...
11:28 am - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Go read iFixits damning take on Samsungs ruined upcycling program
A screenshot from Samsung’s 2017 trailer. | Image: Samsung In a new blog post, iFixit heavily criticizes Samsung’s recently announced Galaxy Upcycling program (via ...
11:00 am - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge How to watch Microsofts Build conference
Image: Microsoft Microsoft Build, the company’s annual developer conference, is kicking off today, May 25th. Just like last year, the conference is happening in an on...
10:07 am - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Terrible news, everyone: AI is learning how to post cringe
People like to argue that technology is value neutral; that it’s neither inherently good nor inherently bad, but can simply be put to different uses. As a rebuttal, I’d lik...
08:47 am - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Googles new Fuchsia OS arrives first on old Nest Hub
The Google Nest Hub. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Google’s long-awaited Fuchsia OS is starting to quietly roll out on its first consumer device, the first-gener...
06:08 am - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Huawei founder says company should dodge sanctions by pivoting to software
Xinhua/Cao Yang via Getty Images Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei has reportedly urged the Chinese tech giant’s staff to turn the company into a major software for...
01:44 am - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge J.J. Abrams says the Valve Portal movie is finally on the rails
“It’s been a long time. How have you been?” J.J. Abrams has said that a movie based on Valve’s Portal is still in the works, and that a script is finally being ...
12:36 am - Tue, May 25, 2021
The Verge Evidence is piling up that Netflix wants to be the Netflix of games
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix has dipped a toe in gaming on occasion, with perhaps the hugely-successful “choose your own adventure”-style film Bl...
11:32 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Google now lets you password-protect the page that shows all your searches
Google has added a way to put a password on your Web and Activity page, which shows all your activity from across Google services, including your searches, YouTube watch histor...
10:10 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Apple stayed on message while Epic filled out the record
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Sure, “hot-tubbing” sounds fun, but in a court context, it’s just a judge encouraging lawyers to argue — which is how Ep...
09:54 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk and Bitcoin miners say they want to address cryptos sustainability problem
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor tweeted Monday that after a weekend meeting with Tesla CEO Elon Musk and “leading Bitcoin min...
09:49 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Tim Sweeney concludes Epic v. Apple trial by repping fried chicken
Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images Epic CEO Tim Sweeney is a man who says what’s on his mind, even if it’ll ruffle a few feathers. And apparently the fi...
07:36 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Rogue Commerce unit scanned social media for Census disinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A security unit within the US Commerce Department monitored Americans’ Twitter accounts for posts critical of the US Census an...
07:32 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Sonys brilliant, 75-inch LED TV is $600 off at several retailers
Each model in Sony’s X950H series is known for its impressive color accuracy and wide viewing angles. | Image: Sony If you’re looking for a behemoth 4K TV with impr...
07:11 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Tab S7 FE is like a Tab S7 Plus without the high-refresh screen
Image: Samsung The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 FE (Fan Edition) could be officially launching soon according to a new German product page spotted by WinFuture. The tablet app...
07:02 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Google Photos finally stops pretending its compressed photos are high quality
Are you planning to stick with Google Photos when its free unlimited storage disappears on June 1st? If you’re anything like me, you’re probably still struggling to figure ...
06:33 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge How to choose a photo storage service
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Last November, Google — which until now has offered unlimited storage for what it called “high quality” (read: compressed) photos ...
06:19 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk called lidar a crutch, but now Tesla is reportedly testing Luminars laser sensors
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A Tesla Model Y was photographed in Florida sporting rooftop lidar sensors made by buzzy sensor manufacturer Luminar. The sighti...
06:18 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Peloton is planning a new $400 million factory in Ohio
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peloton has announced plans to invest $400 million in a US factory to produce its connected bikes and treadmills, located in...
05:13 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge iOS 14.6 now available with new Apple Podcasts subscriptions
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Apple is releasing its latest iOS 14.6 update today, and it’s largely focused on audio improvements. This new OS update will allow ...
04:56 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Qualcomms refreshed Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 is designed for entry-level laptops
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Qualcomm has announced a second-generation Snapdragon 7c Arm-powered processor that’s designed to be used inside entry-level W...
04:54 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Florida governor signs law to block deplatforming of Florida politicians
Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Monday that bars social media companies like Twitter and Faceboo...
04:43 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Police in India raid Twitter offices in probe of tweets with manipulated media label
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Police in India raided the offices of Twitter India in Delhi and Gurgaon on Monday as part of an investigation into why tweets a...
04:37 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Googles new tool will identify skin conditions what will people do with that information?
Image: Google Google announced last Tuesday that it developed a new artificial intelligence tool to help people identify skin conditions. Like any other symptom-checkin...
04:00 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge This picture of cheese helped send a man to prison for 13 years
Police analyzed the palm and fingerprints in the photo to identify the suspect. | Image: Merseyside Police It’s generally a good idea to be careful about the photos y...
04:00 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Ankers second-generation Nano II GaN chargers are even smaller than before
Image: Anker Anker’s GaN (gallium nitride) chargers are some of the best around, offering tiny sizes but powerful charging capabilities. Now, the company is introduci...
03:44 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge How to remove your account from someone elses Twitter list
Twitter lists can be a wonderful resource: they can help you categorize different companies, track what’s happening with your friends or family, follow accounts that you enjo...
03:44 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Lenovos Tab P11 Pro is great for watching movies, not doing work
OLED screen movie machine Continue reading… ...
03:03 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Microsoft has turned the Surface Duo into a handheld Xbox
Xbox games on the Surface Duo. | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft teased the potential for an Xbox handheld-like experience with the Surface Duo during its unv...
03:00 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Netflix is holding a week-long geek event in June about The Witcher, The Sandman, and more
Image: Netflix Netflix is announcing a new week-long virtual event, “Geeked Week,” where it will share information about upcoming titles like The Witcher, The Sandm...
02:43 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge The best gaming laptops in 2021: seven laptops to get your game on
Our top picks from Asus, MSI, Razer, and more. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales/ The Verge The best gaming laptop at every size and price Continue reading&h...
02:38 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge AT&T CEO John Stankey says it was time to unleash WarnerMedia assets
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T CEO John Stankey said Monday that the company’s focus on its connectivity business in the US meant it didn’t have t...
02:18 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Tesla faces a huge fine in Norway for throttling battery charging speeds
Photo by JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP via Getty Images Tesla has been ordered to pay 136,000 kroner ($16,000) each to thousands of customers in Norway for slowing down charg...
02:00 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Heat Listed
Robert McDaniel’s troubles began with a knock on the door. It was a weekday in mid-2013, as he made lunch in the crowded three-bedroom house where he lives with his grand...
01:53 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge The first full trailer for Chlo Zhaos Eternals promises an epoch-spanning epic from Marvel
After a brief teaser earlier in May, Marvel has finally revealed a full-length trailer for Eternals, set to hit theaters on November 5th. In addition to being the latest entry ...
01:23 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge How futuristic floating wind turbines might ride the waves
The Block Island wind farm, from Montauk Point on Long Island, New York, on April 16th, 2021. | Photo by Mark Harrington / Newsday RM via Getty Images GE shared some ne...
01:00 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Verizon is offering customers free Apple Arcade or Google Play Pass for up to a year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon has a new deal for new and existing unlimited plan subscribers starting May 25th: up to a year of Apple Arcade or Google...
12:00 pm - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge SiriusXM is starting a TikTok music channel to appeal to the teens
SiriusXM SiriusXM wants to reach the youth, and starting today, it’s going to do so through the cultural cachet of TikTok. Sirius, which owns Pandora and the podcasti...
11:08 am - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Metro Exodus on PC adds support for PS5 controllers amazing adaptive triggers
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Metro Exodus has become one of the first PC games to support the PS5 DualSense controller’s haptic feedback and adaptive triggers th...
10:00 am - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Fords F-150 Lightning Pro is an electric pickup truck for businesses
Image: Ford Ford has revealed a version of its new F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck aimed specifically at commercial customers. It’s called the F-150 Lightning P...
04:45 am - Mon, May 24, 2021
The Verge Samsung announces bigger and smaller versions of its TV-like Smart Monitor
Samsung’s Smart Monitor range is expanding. The company’s line of Tizen-powered smart computer displays now includes a 43-inch 4K M7 model as well as a 24-inch 1080p M5, ma...
09:42 pm - Sun, May 23, 2021
The Verge Facebook reportedly hit with campaign by pro-Palestinian activists leaving 1-star app store ratings
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A social media campaign by pro-Palestine activists has pushed down the ranking for Faceboo...
06:05 pm - Sun, May 23, 2021
The Verge New trailers: Trese, Respect, Friends: The Reunion, and more
Trese comes to Netflix in June | Netflix Still reeling from that shocking ending to last week’s Mare of Easttown? Me too! I have literally no idea what to expect in t...
03:00 pm - Sun, May 23, 2021
The Verge The needless drama of buying a PS5
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Securing a PS5 is not easy, and it feels like it could be. With a combination of greed and incompetence, the stores selling PS5s...
02:00 pm - Sun, May 23, 2021
The Verge Kyocera DuraForce Ultra 5G UW review: extreme durability for an extreme price
A pricey phone built to withstand the elements Continue reading… ...
01:51 pm - Sun, May 23, 2021
The Verge India reportedly orders social media platforms to remove references to Indian variant of COVID-19
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge India’s government has sent notices to social media platforms ordering them to take down content that refers to an “Indian v...
01:30 pm - Sun, May 23, 2021
The Verge Googles new Samsung smartwatch partnership looks a lot like giving up
Photo by Avery White for The Verge Once again, Google is hitting the reset button, combining with Samsung’s Tizen wearable operating system for a new wearable OS, ten...
01:00 pm - Sun, May 23, 2021
The Verge Today I learned about the band making a giant marble-based instrument
This machine plays marbles. | Image: Wintergatan Swedish band Wintergatan may be widely known for its Marble Machine music video (which featured a machine dropping marb...
09:51 pm - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge Virgin Galactic spaceplane VSS Unity completes successful flight
VSS Unity in space over New Mexico on May 22nd. | Virgin Galactic Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic completed its first successful space flight in more than two years...
08:17 pm - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge Aerion Supersonic, which planned to make silent, fast business jets, is shutting down
Flying off into the sunset | Aerion Aerion Supersonic, which had plans to build silent business jets that would travel twice as fast as most commercial airplanes, is sh...
07:09 pm - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge Chinese startup Pony.ai gets approval to test driverless vehicles in California
Getty Images Chinese autonomous vehicle startup Pony.ai has received a permit from California’s Department of Motor Vehicles to test its driverless cars without human...
04:57 pm - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge Virgin Galactic spaceplane VSS Unity completes successful flight
Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity gliding home during a previous test flight | Image: Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic completed its first successful space flight in more th...
04:08 pm - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge Apple says HomePod and HomePod Mini will support lossless audio after future update
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge In a new support document on its website, Apple dives a little deeper into the details around the upcoming launch of lossless audio o...
03:35 pm - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge Tim Cooks Fortnite trial testimony was unexpectedly revealing
The Epic v. Apple trial was bookended by Tims. Epic Games called its CEO Tim Sweeney as the first witness nearly three weeks ago. Yesterday, Apple called Tim Cook as the last t...
03:04 pm - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge The League of Legends 2021 World Championship will be in Shenzhen, China
Riot Games The 2021 League of Legends World Championship will be held in Shenzhen, China, Riot Games announced late Friday. The Worlds Final will be at the Universiade ...
03:00 pm - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge Home Sick Pilots is a haunted house story with a punk rock edge
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...
02:30 pm - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge Start your Saturday with these wallet-friendly tech deals
The Tile Mate features excellent Bluetooth range and, unlike AirTags, Android compatibility. | Image: Tile At The Verge, we strive to bring you the best deals we can fi...
02:00 pm - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge Time, money, and the new vaccination push
A woman at a vaccination site in Florida. The site in Immokalee, FL was set up to reach seasonal farmworkers, and other people who might not have as much access to traditional ...
01:58 pm - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge Transgender will be among more than 350 new tags Twitch is adding next week
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Starting next week, streaming platform Twitch will add more than 350 new community tags to its platform related to gender, sexua...
01:05 pm - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge China drives its rover on the surface of Mars
An image taken by the navigation camera of China’s Zhurong rover on the surface of Mars when it landed on May 15th. | Photo by CNS/CNSA/AFP via Getty Images China bec...
01:00 pm - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge Vox Medias Eric Arredondo on working as IT support
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge It’s safe to say that no company in existence today that has more than a couple of employees can exist without a knowledgeable IT s...
12:41 am - Sat, May 22, 2021
The Verge Apples excuse for no AirTag in Siri Remote: its too thick to easily lose in your couch
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge We have poked a considerable amount of fun at the Apple TV’s Siri Remote over the years, and we’re pleased to say it’s finally fi...
10:42 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge A 20-year-old Xbox Easter egg has been revealed, and there may still be more
Image: Kotaku Kotaku has revealed an Easter egg that’s been hidden on the original Xbox for almost twenty years, after a developer who worked on the console sent in a...
09:03 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Tim Cook faces harsh questions about the App Store from judge in Fortnite trial
Tim Cook is seen through a window of the federal courthouse in San Francisco | Photo by Philip Pacheco/Getty Images Apple called CEO Tim Cook to conclude three weeks of...
08:15 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Whats the best student laptop? We asked students
The Dell XPS 13 is one of the best laptops for high school and college students. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Shopping for a laptop can be stressful ...
08:00 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge New research shows how many important links on the web get lost to time
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge A quarter of the deep links in The New York Times’ articles are now rotten, leading to completely inaccessible pages, accordi...
07:31 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Twitch launches a dedicated hot tubs category after advertiser pushback
A screenshot of Twitch’s new hot tubs category. Twitch is launching a dedicated category for hot tub streams after claiming that it has received pushback from adverti...
07:13 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge How to create an Instagram carousel
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Whenever we use an app continuously, any change to the UI of that app can cause stress — and during these stressful times,...
07:13 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Citizen, the vigilante justice app, has a plan to deploy private security forces, too
This morning, The Verge published a story about how Citizen — an app that appears to encourage vigilante justice — encouraged its users to hunt down the wrong person and pr...
07:12 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge HBOs Pause with Sam Jay turns the stuffy late-night talk show into a party
Photo: HBO / WarnerMedia There’s a quality that some long-running chat podcasts have that can feel like a brick wall for new listeners. Existing relationships, in-jok...
07:02 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge I do not understand this chair
Image: Penn Executive Chairs It started with a tweet from Roadshow editor-in-chief Tim Stevens. A picture of a chair that seemed to effortlessly skim the line between o...
06:17 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Here are the features I actually want from my pregnancy tracking app
Pregnancy apps could use some new features. | Photo by Philip Cheung for The Washington Post via Getty Images A great scholar once noted that “there’s an app for th...
06:08 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge An online communitys shared stories against anti-Asian hate
Elizabeth Kari at the AAP(I Belong) exhibition at the Museum of Chinese in America in New York City. | Photo by Cindy Trinh A video of her mom’s assault went vira...
05:05 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Twitter labels some Indian politicians tweets about COVID-19 as manipulated media
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge India’s government has criticized Twitter for applying its “manipulated media” label to some Indian politicians’ tweets ...
05:00 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge The Amazon union case has come down to a mailbox
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images For months during the union drive, Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, felt like they were being watched. The...
04:50 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge The new Apple TV 4K lets you play any TV audio through a HomePod
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Apple might have discontinued the original, full-size HomePod smart speaker, but the company is continuing to add new functionality t...
04:31 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Fisker is building an electric popemobile
Image: Fisker Inc. EV startup Fisker Inc. says it will make the first all-electric popemobile, using a modified version of its forthcoming Ocean SUV. Automotive designe...
04:00 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Citizen CEO offered to personally fund LA arson manhunt for the wrong person
‘We make this sort of heinous crime impossible to escape from’ Continue reading… ...
03:02 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Twitter previews Ticketed Spaces, says itll take a 20 percent cut of sales
Twitter will launch its Ticketed Spaces in the next couple weeks. | Image: Twitter Twitter’s getting ready for the launch of its Ticketed Spaces feature, and today, i...
03:00 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Garmin Enduro review: marathon runner
The fitness watch that lives up to its name Continue reading… ...
02:42 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge DeepMind reportedly lost a yearslong bid to win more independence from Google
Photo by Eduardo MunozAlvarez/VIEWpress Tensions between Google and its AI brain trust DeepMind have always been fascinating. To put the relationship in crude terms: De...
02:23 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge How to choose a photo storage service
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Last November, Google — which until now has offered unlimited storage for “high quality” (read: compressed) photos — announced t...
02:00 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge YouTube pulled its community captions feature, so now more creators are making their own
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Jack Edwards doesn’t want to be praised for doing what he considers the bare minimum: making his videos accessible to his deaf a...
01:50 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Spotify finally adds offline music downloads on Apple Watch
Spotify Spotify is adding the ability to download playlists, albums, and podcasts on Apple Watch to play offline, the company announced Friday. Users will be able to st...
01:45 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Apple TV Siri Remote review: pushing all the right buttons
If you’ve got an Apple TV, it’s a must-have upgrade Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Snap is buying its AR display supplier for more than $500 million
Snap’s fourth-generation Spectacles. | Photo: Snap Snap has agreed to acquire WaveOptics, the supplier of the augmented reality displays that power its new Spectacles...
01:00 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Mass Effects legendary Normandy starship is coming to No Mans Sky, if you snag it soon
The Normandy in No Man’s Sky. No Man’s Sky players who are fans of the beloved sci-fi series Mass Effect will soon be in for a treat: Mass Effect’s legendary SSV ...
01:00 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge This is Microsofts vision for the future of meetings
Microsoft is outlining its vision for the future of meetings today. After a year that’s seen more people dialing into the office remotely, the company is once again banging t...
12:47 pm - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge The Mac Mini with the M1 processor is $100 off at multiple retailers
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The colorful, 2021 iMac might become the desktop of choice for most people, however, when it comes to flexibility, few products rival t...
11:55 am - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Go read this feature on the 2011 RSA hack that redefined cybersecurity
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Wired has published an in-depth feature on the 2011 hack of security company RSA, in which hackers stole the so-called “crown ...
11:03 am - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Philips Hue Wall Switch Module review: smart-ish, at last
Make any wall switch Hue-smart Continue reading… ...
10:50 am - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Office for Android finally gets a dark mode
Microsoft is finally adding a dark mode to its Office app for Android. While the Office app has been available on iOS and Android for more than a year, only the iOS version has...
09:19 am - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Dating apps are encouraging users to get vaccinated with the promise of more matches
Tinder’s profile vaccination badges. | Image: Tinder A group of the USA’s biggest dating apps are encouraging users to get vaccinated, just in case the health benef...
08:15 am - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Amazon is shutting down Prime Now and folding two-hour deliveries into its main app
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is shutting down its standalone Prime Now delivery app, with its speedy two-hour delivery options moving exclusively into...
08:08 am - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Smaller Pixel 6 leaks with flat screen and fewer cameras
Yesterday OnLeaks released CAD renders of what is supposedly Google’s next flagship phone, the Pixel 6 Pro, and now the noted leaker has followed up with details and images o...
07:30 am - Fri, May 21, 2021
The Verge Kensingtons $399 StudioDock wont fit the new, slightly thicker 12.9-inch iPad Pro
Kensington’s StudioDock, the high-end $399.99 desktop hub for the iPad Pro that was released earlier this year, isn’t compatible with the new 12.9-inch model hitting stores...
11:36 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Ratchet & Clank: Rift Aparts accessibility features try to make a hectic game easier to play
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart brings alternate realities to the beloved PlayStation franchise on June 11th, and along with leveraging the PlayStation 5’s SSD, Insomniac Gam...
10:06 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge One of the USs largest insurance companies reportedly paid $40 million to ransomware hackers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge CNA Financial, one of the largest US insurance companies, paid $40 million to free itself from a ransomware attack that occurred...
09:50 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Slacks newest feature will help me remember to pause notifications before calls
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Slack has added a small but very welcome new feature: when you’re setting a status, you can check a box in that same menu to p...
09:35 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Blizzard shows off Overwatch 2s new 5 vs. 5 multiplayer and a trio of maps
Blizzard’s two-hour Overwatch 2 stream showed off the best look yet at the much-anticipated sequel to the competitive team shooter. And while there’s still no release date,...
09:28 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge US Treasury wants cryptocurrency transfers over $10,000 to be reported to the IRS
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Treasury Department said Thursday it will require any cryptocurrency transfer worth $10,000 or more to be reported to the...
09:05 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Apple employees call for company to support Palestinians in internal letter
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple employees are circulating an internal letter calling on Tim Cook to put out a statement supporting the Palestinian people....
08:58 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Belkins $99 SoundForm Connect Audio lets you add AirPlay 2 to any speaker
Image: Belkin Belkin’s new SoundForm Connect Audio is a $99 dongle that lets you turn any pair of speakers with either a 3.5mm or optical port into an AirPlay 2-compa...
08:21 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Apples new privacy ad imagines Thanos-snapping your stalkers out of existence
Apple’s new App Tracking Transparency feature in iOS 14.5 doesn’t seem to be a difficult concept to grasp; initial estimates suggest as many as 96 percent of US users are l...
08:16 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge MagSafe PopSockets are here: we tested to see if they stick
The PopGrip for MagSafe is bulkier than the regular PopGrips, but is easy to take off. MagSafe PopSockets are finally here, after the famous phone handle company announ...
08:00 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge The Pixel 6 Pro could have a curved screen and a triple rear camera, new leak suggests
Newly leaked renders suggest that Google isn’t playing it safe anymore with its next generation of Pixel devices. | Image: OnLeaks and digit.in New images from reputa...
07:45 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge The PlayStation 5 is available at Walmart (UPDATE: Sold Out)
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Update May 20th, 2021, 3:44PM ET: The PS5 seems to be out of stock at Walmart, as the retailer hasn’t refreshed its pages in a...
07:31 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Numbers wont tell us when the pandemic is over
A mural in Rome celebrates the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines. | Photo by Marilla Sicilia/Archivio Marilla Sicilia/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images Our emotional ...
06:46 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Slack had some problems on Thursday for more than an hour
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Slack experienced frustrating issues for many on Thursday, including for some of us here at The Verge. For me, some messages jus...
06:42 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge How Fords F-150 Lightning stacks up against the Tesla Cybertruck and Hummer EV
Image: Ford Ford has revealed its first all-electric F-150, the Lightning, and on paper it looks like a really compelling truck. It’s priced aggressively for an elect...
06:03 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Snaps new Spectacles let you see the world in augmented reality
Snap’s new Spectacles glasses are its most ambitious yet. But there’s a big catch: you can’t buy them. On Thursday, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel unveiled the company’s first t...
05:59 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Slack is having problems, its not just you
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Slack has been experiencing some frustrating issues for many on Thursday, including some of us here at The Verge. For me, some m...
05:55 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Snapchat gets augmented reality Legos you can build with a friend
Snapchat is introducing a new type of augmented reality lens, called “Connected Lenses,” which allows Snapchat users to connect and enjoy an AR experience or game together ...
05:35 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Snap will launch a standalone iOS video editing app called Story Studio later this year
Snap’s forthcoming iOS app Story Studio will allow people to handle more complicated videos edits from their mobile device. | Snap Snap wants to be the company people...
05:22 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge FCC reduces out-of-state prison phone rates
phone The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously Thursday to lower some of the rates incarcerated people and their families pay to speak over the phone. Fo...
05:01 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge People are bidding millions for the first ride on Blue Origins suborbital crew capsule
Rich people are jockeying for a seat on Blue Origin’s first crewed New Shepard mission, bidding as high as $2.8 million for a ten-minute experience at the edge of space. A s...
04:56 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Get ready for a busy Atlantic hurricane season
 PUERTO CABEZAS, NICARAGUA - NOVEMBER 16: Palm trees blow by wind as Nicaragua prepares to receive hurricane Iota on November 16, 2020 in Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua. Less t...
04:54 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Acer Swift 3X review: not quite swift enough
Newer, but not quite better Continue reading… ...
04:13 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Epics Mega Sale returns with free NBA 2K21 and deals on Assassins Creed Valhalla, Cyberpunk 2077, and more
Image: CD Projekt Red Epic Games’ month-long Mega Sale for the Epic Games Store is back, offering a bunch of discounts on hit games, free titles, and $10 Epic Coupons...
03:56 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Acclaimed TimeSplitters franchise set to return under reborn Free Radical studio
Cover art from the original TimeSplitters 2 released in 2002. | Image: Free Radical Design TimeSplitters, the acclaimed PS2-era first-person shooter franchise, is being...
03:45 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Ford teams up with South Koreas SK Innovation to build EV batteries in the US
Hot off the heels of the public debut of the F-150 Lightning pickup truck, Ford announced that it will form a joint venture with South Korea’s SK Innovation to manufacture ba...
03:00 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Twitter is letting anyone apply for verification for the first time since 2017
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is relaunching its public verification program, allowing anyone to apply for a coveted blue check mark. The company also...
02:15 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Sonys excellent WH-1000XM4 headphones are $90 off at eBay
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge About once a month, Sony’s flagship WH-1000XM4 noise-canceling headphones get a $72 price cut at a few retailers. But today, there’...
02:00 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge HPs new 16-inch Omen 16 has support for the latest Intel and AMD processors
HP HP made an almost overwhelming bunch of gaming announcements today, which include systems equipped with Intel’s 11th Gen H-series processors: a new 16-inch Omen ga...
01:59 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Tesla Model S Plaid delivery event confirmed for June 3rd
Image: Tesla Tesla’s ultra-fast Model S Plaid, which the company has been teasing since 2019, is finally ready for its public debut. The company will hold a “delive...
01:34 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Google is opening its first physical retail store this summer in NYC
Google is opening its first physical retail Google Store, the company announced today, which will debut in New York City this summer. The new store will be located in Chelsea, ...
01:30 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Tinder will ask daters to think before they send potentially offensive messages
Tinder is launching Are You Sure?, a feature that asks users if they’re positive they want to send a possibly offensive message. | Tinder Tinder’s newest safety fea...
01:26 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Apple wants users to trust iOS, but it doesnt trust iOS users
Apple’s software engineering head Craig Federighi had a tricky task in the Epic v. Apple trial: explaining why the Mac’s security wasn’t good enough for the iPhone. Mac c...
01:08 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Chrome OSs Linux app support is leaving beta
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Three years after Chrome OS first started offering support for Linux apps, the feature is leaving beta, the search giant announc...
12:00 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Senators roll out bipartisan data privacy bill
Sen. Amy Klobuchar is back with a bill to protect consumer data privacy when collected by large tech platforms like Facebook and Google. Klobuchar (D-MN) has teamed up with a ...
12:00 pm - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge TikTok now lets you wipe out up to 100 nasty comments at once
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok is making it much easier for creators to quickly report harassing comments. With an update that starts rolling out today,...
11:33 am - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge ZIGBEE ON MARS!
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter communicates telemetry over Zigbee to the NASA’s Perseverance rover. | Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech Today I learned that the Ingenuity d...
10:16 am - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Google rediscovers RSS: tests new feature to follow sites in Chrome on Android
Users follow sites through the browser’s menu, with an aggregated feed shown when they open a new tab. | Image: Google Google is testing a new feature for its Chrome...
10:01 am - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Ford CEO Jim Farley on building the electric F-150 and reinventing Ford
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Ford’s CEO on an upgradable, electric future Continue reading… ...
10:00 am - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Spotify is getting a weekly League of Legends esports news podcast
Image: Riot Games Spotify is adding a weekly news show about League of Legends esports to its roster of Spotify Original podcasts. The show, Rift Reaction, is set to be...
09:31 am - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Leaked renders give the best look yet at Sonys next wireless earbuds
The renders show the earbuds alongside their charging case. | Image: Evan Blass Sony’s unannounced WF-1000XM4 true wireless earbuds have leaked once again in a series...
08:12 am - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Bang and Olufsens first Bluetooth 5.2 speaker has 27 hours of battery life
The new speaker is IP67 water resistant. | Image: Bang and Olufsen Bang and Olufsen’s latest Bluetooth speaker is the Beosound Explore, a $199 (£169) speaker that’...
07:10 am - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Zaggs new iPad cases are affordable alternatives to the Magic Keyboard
Image: Zagg Zagg has announced a new selection of iPad keyboards: the Pro Keys with Trackpad, a case with a detachable Bluetooth keyboard; the laptop-style Rugged Book ...
06:26 am - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Founder of TikTok owner ByteDance resigns as CEO
ByteDance’s CEO has announced he’s stepping down from his role leading the company whose success with TikTok led it to become the world’s most valuable startup. Zhang Yim...
04:01 am - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge The 10.3-inch Kobo Elipsa brings back super-sized e-readers
Kobo has a new e-reader out, and its the company’s biggest yet: the Kobo Elipsa, which features a 10.3-inch, 1404 x 1872 resolution (227 ppi) E Ink display, a bundled stylus,...
03:34 am - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Spheros cute car-shaped robot is driven to teach kids about programming
Image: Sphero Sphero, a long-time maker of robotic toys, has announced a robotic toy car that’s designed to teach young children about the fundamentals of programming...
02:24 am - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Fordstarts taking $100 deposits for new F-150 Lightning
Ford just unveiled the F-150 Lightning, its first electric pickup truck. And as has become tradition in the EV world, a mere $100 deposit can get you in line for one when these...
01:30 am - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Ford F-150 Lightning revealed: an electric truck for the masses
Images: Ford Up to 300 miles of range starting at just under $40,000 Continue reading… ...
01:01 am - Thu, May 20, 2021
The Verge Asus new Zenbook 13 offers an OLED display for a previously unthinkable $800 price
If you told me you’d found an OLED laptop for just $800, I’d have warned you against refurbished computers and deep-discount closeout sales. The inky blackness and gorgeous...
11:45 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Google details how interconnected Matter smart home standard will work on Android and Nest
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Google is one of the major companies behind the upcoming interconnected cross-platform smart home standard Matter, and today, the compa...
11:07 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Nintendos new Zelda Amiibo removes tedium for an extra $25
Nintendo is releasing the HD remake of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword on the Switch on July 16th, and in the run up to the return of the — checks Hyrule Historia — curr...
10:58 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Five more women are suing Amazon for discrimination and retaliation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Five female Amazon employees filed discrimination lawsuits against the company Wednesday, Recode reports. The women worked at va...
10:54 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Slack will let you list your pronouns right under your job title
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Slack is now rolling out a new field for profiles that will let you list your pronouns right under your name and job title. Once...
10:16 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Twitter says its image crops werent very biased, but is phasing them out anyhow
Image: Yee, Tantipongpipat, Mishra Twitter is phasing out its image cropping algorithm in favor of showing larger previews, and the company has announced that it’s be...
09:28 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Netflix is getting a trilogy of Fear Street movies in July
Photo: Netflix The ’90s are back in Netflix’s latest horror movies. A trilogy of movies based on R.L. Stine’s classic Fear Street book series is coming to the str...
08:00 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Apple announces a slew of accessibility updates
Apple Watch with the Assistive Touch cursor. | Image: Apple Apple announced a variety of new and updated features for people with disabilities today. Beginning May 20th...
07:42 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge The level of Mac malware is not acceptable, says Apples Craig Federighi at Epic trial
The antitrust case between Apple and Epic continued today, and it brought Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, to the stand. Federighi’s ...
07:27 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge You can get a PS5 at GameStop right now
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge GameStop has released some precious stock of the PS5 consoles, both for the $499.99 disc-based version and the disc-less model t...
07:27 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge You can get a PS5 at GameStop right now (UPDATE: Sold Out)
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Update May 19th, 2021 5:03 PM ET: GameStop has sold out of both PS5 bundles. GameStop has released some precious stock of the PS...
07:09 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Heres Ankers apology after 712 Eufy customers had camera feeds exposed to strangers
Image: Anker/Eufy Eufy has put out a statement apologizing for a glitch that occurred two days ago, allowing some Eufy home security camera users to see video from othe...
06:33 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge 11 things we know about the new smartwatch OS from Google and Samsung and some we dont
Yesterday brought the momentous news that Google and Samsung will merge together their Wear OS and Tizen-based smartwatch platforms into a single operating system. The new soft...
06:30 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge HBO Max is getting new animated Batman and Superman shows
HBO Max is getting a pair of new animated DC shows: Batman: The Caped Crusader and My Adventures with Superman, WarnerMedia announced today. The two shows appear pretty differ...
06:30 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge AT&Ts Discovery deal is about taking on Disney Plus
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Early Monday morning, AT&T announced a sudden change in direction: it reached an agreement to spin off WarnerMedia — the c...
06:00 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Ford F-150 Lightning announcement: how to watch the electric pickup trucks debut
Ford is getting ready to pull the curtain back on its latest electric vehicle. The F-150 Lightning, the electric version of the automaker’s bestselling pickup truck, will tak...
05:25 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge New Dark Patterns tip line lets you report evil tech company menus
Image: Consumer Reports If you’re ever annoyed by a website or app trying to trick you by using small text, brightly colored buttons, or tricky toggles, there’s a n...
05:12 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Colonial Pipeline CEO confirms company paid $4.4 million ransom it wasnt supposed to pay
Photo by Drew Angerer / Getty Images Colonial Pipeline CEO Joseph Blount has confirmed that his company did in fact pay $4.4 million to the hackers responsible for the ...
05:10 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Android phones can finally tap to pay for public transit in the SF Bay Area
Photo by Amy Osborne/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images In 2010, the San Francisco Bay Area introduced a single tap-to-pay NFC card for practically all its public...
04:52 pm - Wed, May 19, 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 ...
04:52 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge HBO Max launching ad-supported tier for $9.99 a month in June
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge HBO Max will launch an ad-supported tier in June for $9.99 per month, offering a cheaper option than the full $14.99-per-month a...
04:39 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is finally retiring Internet Explorer in 2022
Microsoft is finally retiring Internet Explorer next year, after more than 25 years. The aging web browser has largely been unused by most consumers for years, but Microsoft is...
04:10 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Ford F-150 Lightning: all the news about the electric pickup truck
The electric version of the bestselling pickup truck is here Continue reading… ...
04:06 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Google made AI language the centerpiece of I/O while ignoring its troubled past at the company
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Yesterday at Google’s I/O developer conference, the company outlined ambitious plans for its future built on a foundation of a...
04:00 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge With Aerial_Knights Never Yield, Neil Jones made the game he always wanted to see
An explosive and stylish endless runner Continue reading… ...
03:32 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge The Last of Us Part II gets long-awaited 60fps update for PS5
Image: Sony The Last of Us Part II is getting a long-awaited PlayStation 5 patch on Wednesday that lets you play the game at a targeted 60fps frame rate, Sony announced...
03:15 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Imperfect offerings: inside the complex new world of trans tech
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apps lie at the heart of one of the most enduring conflicts in the trans community Continue reading… ...
03:09 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Rokus Streambar is $100 today
Image: Roku Roku’s Streambar is one of the few double-duty soundbars out there that can also connect to your TV to stream TV shows and movies in 4K HDR from all sorts...
03:00 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Lofelts new haptics framework is ready to bring good vibrations to Android
Image: Lofelt Haptic feedback on Android phones is usually terrible, at least compared to devices that have Apple’s Taptic Engine. You know it, I know it, and a hapti...
03:00 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge People are uncomfortable with digital health tools used to control COVID-19
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Most people in the United States don’t want their digital data used to control the spread of COVID-19, a new study found. More...
03:00 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Qualcomms Snapdragon 778G chipset will put premium features in midrange phones
Qualcomm’s 700-series Snapdragon chipsets are popular among midrange and premium midrange phone manufacturers. | Image: Qualcomm Qualcomm has announced a new 700-seri...
02:59 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Spotify enters the virtual concert business, starts selling $15 tickets to events
Spotify is hosting virtual, prerecorded concerts starting in May. Spotify is entering the virtual concert business, just as in-person concerts are becoming more of a po...
02:29 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge China releases first images from its Zhurong rover on Mars
China’s Zhurong rover has beamed back its first images from the surface of Mars after landing on a vast plain called Utopia Planitia. The rover plunged through the Martian at...
02:00 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Official NBA jerseys are coming to Fortnite this week
Soon you’ll be able to fight to the death in Fortnite while representing your favorite NBA team. Today, Epic revealed the latest collaboration for its battle royale game, whi...
02:00 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Heres how Deathloops death loops work
An early look at the next game from Dishonored developer Arkane Studios Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Geoff Keighleys Summer Game Fest returns June 10th with a world premiere showcase
Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images Summer Game Fest is back this year, and it will start on June 10th with an event called “Kick Off Live!” that’s billed as a “sp...
01:47 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Coinbase is down amid massive cryptocurrency plunge
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is experiencing a “partial” outage this morning for its entire site and application. Additi...
01:30 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Google is reinventing Docs to fight a two-front war
Let’s talk about some big changes announced to the platform where many of us get a lot of work done: Google Workspace, home to the suite of cloud-based tools that includes Do...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Zoom Events will try to re-create the in-person conference experience
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom is announcing an expanded live events product today that’s launching this summer. Zoom Events builds on Zoom’s previous...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge iPad Pro (2021) review: dream screen
Mini LED, major improvement Continue reading… ...
12:30 pm - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge How to download your Google Photos
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge As of June 1st, 2021, all of the new images and videos that you save to Google Photos will count toward your free 15GB of storage....
11:51 am - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Deezer beats Spotify to Apple Watch offline listening
Image: Deezer Music streaming service Deezer has revamped its Apple Watch app to let you listen to music without an internet connection, the company has announced. Prev...
11:34 am - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Big IFA tech show is canceled again
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge IFA 2021’s physical event has been canceled just weeks after promising it would return as an in-person show in Berlin in September. Th...
09:54 am - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Google wants to build a useful quantum computer by 2029
One of Google’s cryostats, which keeps a quantum computer cold enough to reduce errors. | Image: Google Google is aiming to build a “useful, error-corrected quantum...
05:07 am - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Nintendo Switch Online reaches more than 100 retro games
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nintendo has hit a milestone with the ever-growing library of retro games included in its Nintendo Switch Online service. The ne...
01:43 am - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge At the Epic trial, Phil Schiller got away clean
phil schiller wwdc 2013 Phil Schiller is one of the biggest names at Apple, and at the Epic v. Apple trial, his job was to make Apple feel small. Over two days of testi...
01:11 am - Wed, May 19, 2021
The Verge Spotify and YouTube Music will bring much needed offline tunes to Googles Wear watches
Image: Google Spotify’s product lead for cars and wearables teased an exciting new feature coming to Wear devices during Google’s Developer Keynote on Tuesday: the ...
10:00 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Top streamer says Twitch revoked her ability to run ads without warning
Amouranth during an ASMR stream. | Image: Amouranth / Twitch Twitch has removed the ability for Kaitlyn “Amouranth” Siragusa, one of the most popular streamers on i...
09:23 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Google employees call for company to support Palestinians and protect anti-Zionist speech
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A group of Jewish Google employees is calling on the company to increase its support of Palestinians amid Israel’s deadly bomb...
08:34 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Amazon extends ban on police use of its facial recognition software until further notice
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has extended its moratorium on law enforcement use of its facial recognition software “until further notice,” accordi...
08:19 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Android 12 public beta is now available: hereshow toinstall it
Photo composite by Amelia Holowaty Krales and Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google unveiled Android 12 at its opening I/O 2021 keynote, and now you can try the new update y...
07:37 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Google I/O 2021: the biggest announcements
Image: Google Google just finished its live Google I/O 2021 keynote, where the company unveiled a huge number of announcements, including a new look coming to Android, ...
07:34 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Google is trying to make its image processing more inclusive
Google says its tweaked image processing will avoid over-brightening black and brown faces. | Image: Google It’s a long-standing problem that dates back to the days o...
07:31 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge The Android 12 public beta is available now
Photo composite by Amelia Holowaty Krales and Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google unveiled Android 12 at its opening I/O 2021 keynote, and now you can try the new update y...
07:10 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Google previews Project Starline, a next-gen 3D video chat booth
Project Starline | Image: Google Google is working on a next-gen video chat booth that makes the person you’re chatting with appear in front of you in 3D. You can see...
06:47 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Google announces health tool to identify skin conditions
Google developed a tool to help people identify skin conditions. | Image: Google Google’s latest foray into health care is a web tool that uses artificial intelligenc...
06:44 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Here are the best iPad deals right now
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / 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...
06:41 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Google Photos will soon make animated photos from your still shots
Google Photos will soon have a cool new trick: if you take two similar images with your phone’s camera, the app will be able to create an animated, moving shot that combines ...
06:37 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Google Maps Live View feature now offers more useful information about restaurants and businesses
Image: Google Google announced a bunch of new features for Google Maps at its 2021 I/O developer conference today, including upgrades to its handy Live View tool, which...
06:36 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Google and Samsung are merging Wear OS and Tizen
In yet another sign of the growing alliance between Google and Samsung, today both companies announced that they are essentially combining Wear OS — Google’s operating syst...
06:36 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Android 12 will turn your Pixel phone into a car key assuming automakers bother
The BMW iX, which will support seamless unlocks with UWB tech. | Image: BMW Nearly a year after Apple announced the iPhone would become your digital car key, Google is ...
06:01 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge This is Fords electric F-150 pickup truck
Ford has revealed the all-electric F-150 pickup truck one day ahead of schedule. The truck, dubbed F-150 Lightning, was on display Tuesday at Ford’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Ce...
05:58 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Microsoft confirms Windows 10X is dead
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft is confirming today that it no longer plans to release Windows 10X. The operating was originally supposed to arriv...
05:46 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Android introduces new privacy-friendly sandbox for machine learning data
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge At the I/O developer conference on Tuesday, Google announced a range of new privacy measures, including a new partition within A...
05:44 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Google showed off its next-generation AI by talking to Pluto and a paper airplane
Image: Google Artificial intelligence is a huge part of Google’s business, and at this year’s I/O conference, the company highlighted its work with AI language unde...
05:43 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Its about to get easier to change compromised passwords in Chrome for Android
Image: Google Google is adding a feature to its Chrome password manager that allows you to change a compromised password with a few button taps. If its security check f...
05:35 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Republicans have a new tool to fight deplatforming: common carriage laws
After four years of hearings and publisher complaints, Republicans have gotten awfully quiet about Section 230. Prominent conservatives may still tweet in all caps to repeal th...
05:12 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Google Workspace turns to smart chips to weave Docs, Tasks, and Meet together
The @ mention is the key to Google’s Office competitor Continue reading… ...
05:04 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Windows 10 May 2021 Update now available, designed to improve remote work
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s next major Windows 10 update is starting to roll out to devices today. The Windows 10 May 2021 Update focuses on i...
04:57 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge One of NASAs Solar Orbiter tools caught its first video of a coronal mass ejection
ESA & NASA/Solar Orbiter/SoloHI team/NRL One of the instruments aboard Solar Orbiter, a probe built by the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA, caught its first vi...
04:21 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Live blog: Google I/O is back for 2021
Sundar Pichai at Google I/O 2017 Google is actually doing it live Continue reading… ...
04:01 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge TikTok is helping games about high heels and long nails go viral
There’s now an assembly line of ‘baddie games’ Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Halides iPad camera app is here to recklessly promote tablet photography
One of the best third-party camera apps for iOS, Halide, is coming to the iPad, its developer Lux announced today. The iPhone app has a reputation for the amount of control it ...
03:00 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Hurricane Sandy was much worse because of climate change, study finds
Wood and furnishings lie outside a private seaside residence January 17, 2013 damaged during Hurricane Sandy in the Rockaways January 17, 2013 in the Queens borough of New York...
02:41 pm - Tue, May 18, 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 difficult time, is in short supply. And as s...
02:30 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Grand Theft Auto V is coming to the PS5 and Xbox Series X in November
One of the bestselling games of all time is coming to next-gen consoles at the end of the year. Today, Rockstar announced that Grand Theft Auto V and its online spinoff will bo...
02:13 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Deepfake dubs could help translate film and TV without losing an actors original performance
What exactly is lost in translation when TV shows and films are subbed or dubbed into a new language? It’s a hard question to answer, but for the team at AI startup Flawless,...
02:05 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Spotify will auto-transcribe podcasts over the coming weeks
Spotify says it plans to generate transcripts for all podcasts on its app. | Image: Spotify Spotify announced multiple updates to make its app more accessible across iO...
02:00 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Ford F-150 Lightning: what to expect from the automakers first electric pickup truck
Ford is set to unveil its next major electric vehicle, the F-150 Lightning, at 9:30PM ET on Wednesday, May 19th. But this isn’t just another EV event. An electric version of ...
01:41 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Nvidia is nerfing new RTX 3080 and 3070 cards for Ethereum cryptocurrency mining
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Nvidia is extending its cryptocurrency mining limits to newly manufactured GeForce RTX 3080, RTX 3070, and RTX 3060 Ti graphics cards. A...
01:31 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Apples redesigned MacBook Pros with next-gen in-house chips could arrive early this summer
Apple’s first computer with its new M1 in-house chip, the 2021 MacBook Air, exceeded our expectations. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The performance of Apple...
01:08 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge You can get a new, unlocked iPhone 11 Pro for 23 percent off at Woot
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Woot is hosting a good deal on the iPhone 11 Pro, 2019’s high-end iPhone model. It debuted for $1,000, but Prime members c...
01:05 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Google I/O 2021: rumors, news, and announcements
The event kicks off at 1PM ET / 10AM PT today Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge The BlackBerry keyboard lives on in this new Android phone
Even though the iPhone arrived as a harbinger of doom for phones with physical keyboards well over a decade ago, the fanatical enthusiasm for BlackBerry isn’t something that ...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Amazons Echo Frames can now come with sunglass or blue light filtering lenses
Echo Frames with Classic sunglass lenses. | Image: Amazon Amazon is launching new lens options today for its Echo Frames smart audio glasses: two types of polarized sun...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Apples new iMac brings M1 goodness to the desktop
A new design, new processor, and new screen make for a winning combination Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge How to watch the Google I/O 2021 keynote
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It’s been over a year since Google last held I/O thanks to the pandemic, but with the COVID-19 outlook slightly more positive ...
11:00 am - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Gogoro is joining the battery swapping revolution in China
Electric scooter company Gogoro continues to expand outside its home country of Taiwan in a big way, as it just announced new partnerships with a pair of China’s leading two-...
10:30 am - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Who needs Super Nintendo World when an English townlooks like this?
Image: Anita Maric / SWNS In March this year, Nintendo opened its Super Nintendo World theme park in Osaka, Japan. Now, just a few short months later, the Birmingham Ma...
09:00 am - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Lamborghini will debut its first all-electric supercar after 2025
The first all-electric Lamborghini is on the horizon. The Italian automaker finally unveiled its electrification plans, which will proceed in two distinct phases over the next ...
01:20 am - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Amazon is in talks to buy MGM for $9 billion
James Bond, The Handmaid’s Tale, Rocky, Stargate, Robocop, Legally Blonde, Vikings, a historic catalog of films dating back many decades, an array of production and distribut...
01:02 am - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Here are the best Kindle deals right now
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge When it comes to finding a device to use to read your ebooks, you have a few options to choose from. You can always buy a ta...
12:46 am - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Apple HomePod and HomePod Mini cant play lossless Apple Music, either
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Today, we learned that Apple’s ultra-premium $550 AirPods Max headphones aren’t ready for the new lossless audio catalog coming to ...
12:41 am - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Apples Phil Schiller gives Epic iPhone testimony
What does ‘locked in’ mean, though? Continue reading… ...
12:17 am - Tue, May 18, 2021
The Verge Oculus latest Quest update lets you record gameplay and yourself at the same time
Oculus Oculus will soon roll out its v29 software for Quest and Quest 2 headsets, and this one adds more features and functionality to the lineup. The most exciting one...
11:01 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Londons electric scooter trials will kick off on June 7th
Electric scooters have become a common sight on London’s roads, even while their use has remained illegal. | Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images London’s long-awaited e...
10:22 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Fox is making a blockchain animated series with Rick and Morty creator Dan Harmon to sell you NFTs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Fox has announced its upcoming animated comedy Krapopolis, from Rick and Morty creator Dan Harmon, will be “the first-ever ani...
09:45 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Google is teasing a big Wear OS update for smartwatches tomorrow at I/O
Fossil A new tweet from the official Wear OS Twitter account is teasing an update tomorrow at I/O 2021 to Google’s frequently forgotten smartwatch operating system. G...
09:45 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Google is teasing a big Wear OS update for smartwatches Tuesday at I/O
Fossil A new tweet from the official Wear OS Twitter account is teasing an update tomorrow at I/O 2021 to Google’s frequently forgotten smartwatch operating system. G...
09:15 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Hugo Barra is leaving Facebook
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook’s vice president of AR and VR Hugo Barra is leaving the company, he announced (where else) on Facebook Monday. “Tod...
09:12 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge EV startup Canoo under SEC investigation
Image: Canoo The Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an investigation into newly public electric vehicle startup Canoo, CEO Tony Aquila shared on a conference...
09:10 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Apples $549 AirPods Max cant play lossless Apple Music even when plugged in
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Streaming music might be entering a new era of hi-fi audio, but Apple’s AirPods Max aren’t technically ready to go along for the ri...
08:45 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Amazon goes quiet on its Twitch-based Pac-Man game
A screenshot from Pac-Man Live Studio. | Image: Amazon Games and Bandai Namco In May 2020, Amazon announced Pac-Man Live Studio, an interesting new version of Pac-Man t...
08:31 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge NASA chief Bill Nelson talks rockets, Moon plans, and partnerships
Nelson on his first few days on the job: ‘I’m drinking from a firehose’ Continue reading… ...
08:19 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Apple wants you to know it chose not to take a cut of $400 billion in physical goods
Apple is trying to convince a judge that it’s not milking the App Store for all it’s worth, and today the company dropped some big numbers to help make its case. Apple clai...
07:44 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Samsung Display is showing off new foldable tech
Samsung’s display division is working on a bi-folding OLED panel suitable for folding phones. | Image: Samsung Display This year has seen no shortage of rollable disp...
07:37 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Oculus latest Quest update brings mixed reality capture that only requires an iPhone
Oculus Oculus will soon roll out its v29 software for Quest and Quest 2 headsets, and this one adds more features and functionality to the lineup. The most exciting one...
07:28 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Riot suspends Valorant pro six months for failing to cooperate in sexual assault investigation
Photo by Robert Paul / Blizzard Entertainment Professional Valorant player Jay “Sinatraa” Won has been suspended for six months by Riot Games for “failing to full...
07:05 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Amazons WorkingWell will attempt to fix employee health issues with stretching and guided meditation
Image: Amazon Amazon is launching a new series of health programs called WorkingWell designed to prevent workplace injuries in the company’s expansive system of wareh...
07:04 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge WarnerMedia CEO reportedly negotiating departure after being left out of AT&TDiscovery deal
WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar, who was appointed to the role in April 2020, is negotiating his departure from the company following AT&T’s announcement that it would be mer...
06:57 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Unannounced Beats Studio Buds appear in Apples latest beta software
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Aside from churning out some limited edition colors, Beats has been in a bit of a quiet period since the release of the Beats Flex last...
06:26 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Vaccine waivers alone cant solve Indias vaccine crisis
A nurse administers a COVID-19 vaccine on May 17, 2021 in Rajasthan, India | Photo by Rebecca Conway/Getty Images But they might help Continue reading&hellip...
04:55 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Server glitch allowed Eufy owners to see through other homes cameras
Eufy’s home security camera | Image: Anker / Eufy Last night, a number of Eufy home security camera owners discovered they were able to access smart camera feeds and ...
04:30 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Googles Phone app can now announce whos calling when the phone rings
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google is rolling out a new feature for the Google Phone app that announces who’s calling when the phone rings, according ...
04:17 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk impersonators have stolen more than $2 million in cryptocurrency since October
Consumers lost over $2 million in cryptocurrency to scammers impersonating Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk over the last six months, the Federal Trade Commission reported Monday...
04:10 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Focusing on personal responsibility still isnt a good way to manage public health
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Public health experts and communities around the country are still struggling to make sense of the Centers for Disease Control a...
03:53 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Canoos electric van will start at $34,750
California EV startup Canoo has finally announced pricing for the electric van it announced back in 2019. The “lifestyle” van, as Canoo calls it, will start at $34,750 and ...
03:19 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Epic Games sues AR company Nreal for sounding too much like Unreal
Nreal Epic Games has sued smart glasses maker Nreal for infringing on its Unreal Engine trademark. Epic, which filed the case late last week, claims it’s “no coinci...
02:24 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge How to make an AirTag holder for your pets collar
Hank being a good boy with an AirTag sleeve fitted to his existing dog collar. One seemingly obvious use for Apple’s new $29 AirTag tracker is for pets. As a new dog ...
02:04 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge You can now explore a surreal Gucci garden inside Roblox
For the next two weeks, the virtual realm of Roblox is getting a dose of high fashion. Currently, fashion house Gucci is hosting an artsy garden space, which will be available ...
01:59 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Redbox still exists, plans to go public
If you live in a major metropolitan area with great high-speed internet, you will be forgiven for forgetting Redbox exists. But the company that rents new releases from big red...
01:47 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Razers PC gaming starter kit is just $69 at Walmart
The Razer Viper comes included in the Power Up bundle. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge At Walmart, the Power Up Bundle from Razer, which contains its Vipe...
01:30 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Amazon stops charging extra for lossless music as Apple enters the fray
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Faced with new competition from Apple, Amazon today announced that it will no longer charge an added fee for the “HD” tier o...
01:23 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Apple announces lossless Apple Music is coming in June at no added cost
Apple Apple Music is getting two big updates next month: support for high-quality, lossless audio and for spatial audio through Dolby Atmos. But even more surprising, t...
01:08 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Parler returns to Apple App Store with some content excluded
Photo Illustration by Thiago Prudêncio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The iOS app for conservative-leaning social media platform Parler is back in the Apple ...
01:00 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Twitch is lowering subscription prices but says streamers will earn more money
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch is announcing a big change to subscription prices — but not for users in the US. Most countries outside of the US will ...
01:00 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Teams launches for friends and family with free all-day video calling
Microsoft is launching the personal version of Microsoft Teams today. After previewing the service nearly a year ago, Microsoft Teams is now available for free personal use amo...
12:42 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Another report claims Samsung will ditch Tizen for Wear OS with next smartwatch
Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 3 from last year. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Samsung seems ready to ditch its own Tizen operating system in favor of Google’s Wear OS...
12:00 pm - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge The Charlie bit my finger video is being auctioned as an NFT then deleted forever
Image: HDCYT on YouTube The creators of the classic “Charlie bit my finger - again !” video are now auctioning it off as an NFT, but with a twist. At the end of the...
11:45 am - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge AT&T is merging WarnerMedia with Discovery to create a new media giant
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T announced this morning it’s spinning off its media business WarnerMedia and merging it with TV company Discovery, cre...
10:59 am - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Thats no moon: veteran Apple designer unveils $1,799 Cell Alpha speaker
The Cell Alpha. | Image: Syng Christopher Stringer, an ex-Apple designer who worked on everything from the HomePod to the original iPhone during his 22 year-stint at th...
08:27 am - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Apple teases major Music announcement as lossless streaming rumors mount
A screenshot of the teaser in Apple Music’s web app. | Screenshot: Apple Music Apple is teasing a major Apple Music announcement. “Get ready,” a post in the servi...
08:26 am - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Sharps new flagship phone has a giant 1-inch camera sensor and Leica branding
It appears that Leica has found a new mobile camera partner, following Huawei’s sanctions-induced retreat from the international smartphone market. Sharp just announced the A...
06:00 am - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy directors Paralympics RPG is launching next month
The first project from Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata’s new studio JP Games will finally be released next month, the company has announced. The Pegasus Dream Tour is...
03:22 am - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Microsoft board members thought Gates should step down after alleged affair with employee: WSJ
Photo by Indraneel Chowdhury/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some of Microsoft’s board members concluded that Bill Gates should step down last year as an investigation was ...
03:22 am - Mon, May 17, 2021
The Verge Microsoft board members thought Gates should step down after affair with employee: WSJ
Photo by Indraneel Chowdhury/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some of Microsoft’s board members concluded that Bill Gates should step down last year as an investigation was ...
09:17 pm - Sun, May 16, 2021
The Verge New Trailers: The Green Knight, Wish Dragon, Venom 2, and more
Dev Patel stars as Sir Gawain in The Green Knight | A24 So since The Handmaid’s Tale isn’t dark enough (honestly give us something, show writers), I also started wa...
08:09 pm - Sun, May 16, 2021
The Verge YouTuber Jake Paul being investigated for driving on protected Puerto Rico beach
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Officials in Puerto Rico are reportedly investigating an incident involving YouTube star Jake Paul, after he was seen in a now-delete...
05:41 pm - Sun, May 16, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse expanding its new Android app to more countries this week
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images After launching its Android app a week ago, social audio platform Clubhouse said Sunday it ...
04:49 pm - Sun, May 16, 2021
The Verge AT&T is reportedly in talks to merge its media business with Discovery
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T and Discovery are in talks that would combine AT&T’s media business with Discovery’s reality-TV dynasty to crea...
03:09 pm - Sun, May 16, 2021
The Verge Amazon debuts free video-streaming service MiniTV in its India app
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has launched an ad-supported, free video streaming service called MiniTV within the Amazon India app, TechCrunch reports....
01:04 pm - Sun, May 16, 2021
The Verge New leak ahead of Google I/O claims Android 12 may include changes for widgets and notifications
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Just ahead of Google I/O, which gets underway on Tuesday, a new leak purporting to be a preview of what’s coming during t...
01:00 pm - Sun, May 16, 2021
The Verge Cloudflare says its time to end CAPTCHA madness, launches new security key-based replacement
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Cloudflare, which you may know as a provider of DNS services or the company telling you why the website you clicked on won...
07:47 pm - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge Go read this look at how Clubhouses blocking system is problematic
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Anyone who’s spent more than five minutes on social media can tell you that most platform...
05:44 pm - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge Colonial Pipeline says operations back to normal following ransomware attack
Colonial Pipeline said Saturday that all of its systems are back to operating normally, including the pipeline it shut down a week ago amid a ransomware attack. The pipeline is...
04:00 pm - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge Facebook is reportedly continuing a ban on anti-coup groups in Myanmar
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has reportedly upheld a ban on many organizations in Myanmar that have joined forces to resist the military coup that o...
03:40 pm - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge Twitter may be working on Twitter Blue, a subscription service that would cost $2.99 per month
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has previously confirmed that it’s exploring a paid subscription model for some features, and app researcher Jane Manc...
03:00 pm - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge How far have you gone for internet access?
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge The Verge’s Infrastructure Week focused partly on how dire the broadband problem currently is for Americans. On Monday, w...
02:17 pm - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge Biden revokes Trump executive order that targeted Section 230
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge President Biden on Friday revoked several of former President Trump’s executive orders, including one that would have changed ...
02:00 pm - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge Vaccine drives in the US are getting younger
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images This week, the FDA authorized the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for people 12-15, a moment that many families have been eagerl...
01:52 pm - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge Rocket Labs Electron rocket suffers failure, loses payload of two satellites
Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket launches from New Zealand on Saturday, as seen on the company’s live video feed. | Rocket Lab Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket failed to ...
01:30 pm - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge The Twitter policy that could temporarily censor every single one of your tweets
Illustration by Alex Castro On Tuesday, a noted Palestinian-American journalist reporting live from protests near Jerusalem was suddenly and mysteriously silenced on Tw...
01:04 pm - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly will continue to require masks in its US retail stores
Apple will keep its mask mandate in place at its US retail stores | Getty Images Despite new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Apple will ke...
01:00 pm - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge Our favorite pandemic gifts to ourselves
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge When you’ve been through tough times — and we all have — sometimes you just need a distraction or something that just ...
12:30 pm - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge Microsofts Surface Duo is down to $600 at Woot
This week brought some unexpected bargains by way of an eBay sitewide code that can knock up to $100 off a pricey purchase, such as a 4K TV, as well as an excellent Humble Bund...
12:50 am - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge China has landed on Mars
A photo of Mars captured by China’s Tianwen-1 probe in February. | Photo: Xinhua via Getty Images China landed its first pair of robots on the surface of Mars on Frid...
12:35 am - Sat, May 15, 2021
The Verge Twitter politely asks you to protect its targeted ad dollars in new iOS 14.5 prompt
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As part of iOS 14.5, Apple’s App Tracking Transparency forces developers to ask permission for something they used to be able ...
10:47 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Ebay will enact a sex ban starting June 15
Photo illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images If you’re hoping to turn a dollar on that extremely explicit hentai you picked up in college, you won...
10:47 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge eBay will enact a sex ban starting June 15th
Photo illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images If you’re hoping to turn a dollar on that extremely explicit hentai you picked up in college, you won...
10:06 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Venmo shows who youre friends with even if youre Joe Biden
Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick-Pool/Getty Images Venmo has a major privacy flaw that’s been well-known for years: there’s no way to keep your list of Venmo contacts priv...
09:47 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Ireland refuses to pay ransom demand in attack on its national health service
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ireland’s health service, the HSE, shut down all of its IT systems on Friday following a “significant” ransomware attack w...
08:54 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Apple said Roblox developers dont make games, and now Roblox agrees
Image: Roblox Massively popular game creation tool Roblox is now a massively popular experience creation tool Roblox, possibly in response to the ongoing Epic v. Apple ...
08:20 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge China is set to land on Mars for the first time
A photo of Mars captured by China’s Tianwen-1 probe in February. | Photo: Xinhua via Getty Images Sometime between tonight and next Wednesday, China will attempt to l...
08:18 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Apple confirms space gray Magic Keyboards, Trackpads, and Mice are discontinued
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge If you want a space gray Apple accessory, such as a Magic Mouse, Keyboard, or Trackpad, now is the time to get one because they’re ...
08:17 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Facebook loses bid to block a potentially major change to EU data sharing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ireland’s High Court has dismissed Facebook’s bid to block a European Union privacy regulation — created by the Irish Data...
07:35 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Apple Music for Android reveals lossless audio could be imminent
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple might have bigger plans for next week than initially thought. The new iMac, iPad Pro, and Apple TV 4K are all set to start...
07:22 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge A driverless Waymo got stuck in traffic and then tried to run away from its support crew
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge One of Waymo’s fully autonomous minivans got stuck at an intersection in Chandler, Arizona, prompting the company to send a roadside...
06:38 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Go read this story about how TikTok and apps are making Starbucks orders obnoxious
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge BuzzFeed News has published a great story that looks at the cultural phenomenon that was on display when that picture of a mile-...
06:28 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Leaked renders reveal an even more affordable 5G Samsung phone
Images show what could become Samsung’s least expensive 5G phone, nabbing the A32 5G’s title. | Image: 91mobiles A new batch of leaked images shows what could becom...
06:18 pm - Fri, May 14, 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 ...
04:57 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Itch.io is waiving all sales fees today for Creator Day
Indie game storefront Itch.io is waiving sales fees on everything today, May 14th, as part of the company’s first Creator Day. Anyone selling things on the diverse storefront...
04:20 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: space internet, new laptops, and Epic v. Apple
Photo by Nilay Patel / 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...
04:13 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Walmart confirms it is indeed still selling Pokmon cards
Walmart DTD 555 Contrary to published reports, Walmart confirmed in an email to The Verge on Friday that it has not suspended the sale of any trading cards, including t...
03:38 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Whale hugs, active sea serpents, and the wild world of whale sex
Northern right whale.Eubalaena glacialis.Courting group. Several males approach a female (on left). Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. | Photo by: Francois Gohier/VW Pics/Uni...
03:00 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Famicom Detective Club brings more great crime drama to the Switch
There’s something about the Nintendo Switch that makes it a great fit for murder mystery stories. Just like a good novel, these are games best enjoyed while curled up in a co...
03:00 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge The Verges Graduation Gift Guide 2021
Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge Great gift ideas for those graduating into college and adulthood Continue reading… ...
02:34 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge What to expect from Google I/O 2021
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google I/O, the company’s big developer conference, is back after being canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The k...
02:00 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Starlink review: broadband dreams fall to Earth
Starlink’s Dishy McDishface satellite dish. SpaceX’s satellite internet service is a technological marvel — when it works Continue reading… ...
01:58 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Apples second-gen Pencil is $20 off at Woot
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The second-generation Apple Pencil, released in 2018, that can magnetically attach to the iPad Pro and iPad Air tablets that...
01:51 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Where to preorder the new black and red DualSense controllers for the PS5
The new DualSense controller comes in two iterations: Midnight Black and Cosmic Red (pictured). | Image: Sony With the PlayStation 5, Sony opted for a less traditional ...
01:30 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge How the USPS mail trucks could still go fully electric
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge The biggest government fleet is about to start turning over — but the replacements aren’t as green as many hoped ...
01:02 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Katy Perrys new music video stars her BFF Pikachu
Katy Perry’s latest video features an electric rat. The pop star released her new video for the single “Electric,” which is a surprisingly charming coming-of-age story ab...
01:00 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Veritone launches new platform to let celebrities and influencers clone their voice with AI
Veritone’s Marvel.AI platform will let celebrities and influencers create AI copies of their voices. | Image: Veritone Recording advertisements and product endorseme...
01:00 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 (15-inch) review: a big-screen entertainment machine
A Samsung laptop you might actually want Continue reading… ...
12:30 pm - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Microsoft rolls out Dolby Vision gaming test on Xbox Series X and S
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Dolby Vision gaming is arriving on the Xbox Series X and S for testers who are a part of the Xbox Insider’s “alpha ring” g...
10:00 am - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Google files legal brief to protect work program for immigrant spouses
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has filed an amicus brief to protect a program that allows the spouses of H-1B visa holders to work in the United States....
05:00 am - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Maker of expensive Japanese toaster gets into smartphone business
Balmuda, a Japanese design company known for its stylish appliances, has announced plans to make a smartphone. There aren’t many details on the device itself yet, but it’ll...
12:40 am - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge PSA: You can probably try Gmails new integrated Chat now
Image: Google Google is rolling out the ability to access Chat messages right from Gmail to more iOS and Android users, after introducing it as a feature for Google Wor...
12:32 am - Fri, May 14, 2021
The Verge Epic fights Apple in court by playing Candy Crush
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Expert testimony continues Continue reading… ...
11:46 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Netflix will try to make Ultraman a global name with a new CG movie
Image: Netflix Netflix announced that it’s partnering with Tsuburaya Productions to create a new CG Ultraman movie, in the hopes of bringing the popular Japanese char...
10:56 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Worlds largest crypto exchange Binance is reportedly under investigation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is being investigated by the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice, Bloomberg r...
10:43 pm - Thu, May 13, 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 ...
10:42 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Actor says TikTok used her voice without permission for viral text-to-speech feature
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok is being sued by a voice actor who claims to be behind its viral text-to-speech feature, but says she never authorized Ti...
09:14 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Get an unlocked Google Pixel 3 for $160 at Woot
The Google Pixel 3 was one of the best Android phones of 2018, and though it might not be the showstopper it once was, it’s a standout if you can find it for the right price....
09:04 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Disneys return to theaters will include a shorter 45-day theatrical window
Disney has confirmed that its upcoming releases Free Guy and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will be the company’s first two films to debut exclusively in theaters ...
08:59 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Twitter will make it easier to search your DMs, finally adds DM search to Android
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Can you imagine being able to actually search Twitter to find a conversation, instead of just scrolling through endlessly to hop...
08:41 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Feds break up alleged streaming password theft scheme
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An Oregon man who authorities say stole and resold customers’ credentials for Netflix and other streaming services has been in...
08:27 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge From Texas to Hawaii: SpaceX plans first orbital Starship test
SpaceX plans to have its first Starship test flight to orbit launch from Texas and splash down off the coast of an island in Hawaii, according to a document the company filed w...
08:26 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Maybe its time for a HomePod fire sale, Apple
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge There’s been some buzz recently about how Apple is having problems getting rid of its HomePods, with the now-discontinued Siri spea...
07:28 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Italian authorities fine Google $120 million for an Android Auto issue thats already solved
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Italian Competition Authority (ICA) handed Google an approximately $120 million (€100 million) fine today for not lett...
06:54 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Renewable energy wont make Elon Musk love bitcoin again
Illustrative image of two commemorative bitcoins seen in front of the Tesla car logo. On Saturday, February 27, 2021, in Dublin, Ireland. | Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Ge...
06:44 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Vaccinated people can ditch masks and social distancing in most places, CDC says
A woman receives a vaccine in a Pennsylvania clinic. | Photo by Preston Ehrler / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images People who are fully vaccinated can shed the...
06:36 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge The best laptop you can buy in 2021
Image: William Joel/The Verge The best laptops for you, from ultraportables to high-powered editing machines Continue reading… ...
06:27 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge The cast for the first Knives Out sequel is shaping up to be pretty awesome
Photo by Hanna Lassen/Getty Images At the end of March, Netflix acquired the rights to two Knives Out sequels in a blockbuster deal reportedly worth more than $400 mill...
06:12 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Nokias nostalgia-invoking 2720 Flip is coming to the US on Verizon
The 2720 Flip is a feature phone with a classic design and access to modern apps. | Photo by Jon Porter / The Verge Have you been dreaming of consciously uncoupling fro...
06:04 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Friends reunion will premiere on HBO Max May 27th
Image: HBO The Friends reunion special finally has a release date: Thursday, May 27th. The episode was was meant to launch with HBO Max in May 2020 but was delayed due ...
05:40 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Xbox is testing accessible chat options like transcription and speech synthesis
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has announced new text-to-speech and speech-to-text features for Xbox Party Chat, which aim to help make communication...
05:33 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Preorders for the modular Framework Laptop are now open, starting at $999
Framework The modular Framework Laptop is now available for preorders, with prices starting at $999 for a fully assembled computer or $749 for the DIY Edition, which ad...
05:09 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Colonial Pipeline reportedly paid the hackers nearly $5 million, despite suggestions to contrary
Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images After a devastating and deeply embarrassing cyberattack on one of the United States’ largest oil pipelines, one that forced m...
05:02 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge A podcast app is exposing subscribers-only shows
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge The beauty and misery of private RSS feeds Continue reading… ...
04:57 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Xbox is partnering with the studio behind the worlds biggest mobile games
Image: 343 Industries Microsoft’s Xbox Game Studios is teaming up with Tencent’s TiMi Studios, developer of the wildly successful mobile hits Call of Duty: Mobile a...
04:28 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Enola Holmes is getting a sequel on Netflix
Photo: Alex Bailey/Legendary Sherlock’s kid sister is making a return. Today, Netflix announced Enola Holmes 2, a sequel to last year’s crime caper that took the Sh...
03:38 pm - Thu, May 13, 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...
03:30 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Qualcomm is the latest major company to skip MWCs in-person show this year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Qualcomm has announced that it will skip Mobile World Congress’ in-person show in Barcelona this year, making it the latest ma...
03:00 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Discord is making it easier to find interesting social audio rooms
Thursday is Discord’s sixth birthday, and to celebrate, the company is announcing some new features — including one coming in June to help people discover its new Clubhouse...
02:24 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge How to choose the right printer for your home office
HP The need for a home / office printer has increased as more of us are working or schooling from home. You could be a parent who needs to print out workbooks for your ...
02:17 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Elon Musks SpaceX inks satellite connectivity deal with Google Cloud
Google said on Thursday that it signed a deal with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to use the space company’s growing satellite internet service, Starlink, with its cloud unit. SpaceX w...
02:00 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge What actually makes something flushable?
Go to any drugstore or supermarket, and it’s easy to find wipes and other supplies labeled “flushable.” It’s totally fine to flush those wipes down the toilet, the pack...
01:30 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Sony announces new black and red DualSense controllers for the PS5 you still cant buy
Sony has announced its first new colors for PlayStation 5’s DualSense controller: a “cosmic red” model that features a two-tone red and black design, and an all-black “...
01:30 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Three cheers for Scabby the Rat
Photo illustration by William Joel | Photo by Juana Arias for the Washington Post The giant inflatable rodent that became the face of America’s labor movement ...
01:25 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Microsofts foldable Surface Duo is now the cost of a normal phone
If you’ve been curious about checking out the Microsoft Surface Duo foldable Android phone but didn’t want to pay its original $1,399 price — first off, I get you. The go...
01:12 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Apple needs to show iOS allows competition... while justifying locking it down
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Epic v. Apple trial will deliver a verdict on whether Apple is suppressing competition. But if you were watching Wednesday...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Amazon Echo Buds review: very hard to beat for the price
Amazon’s second-gen earbuds are improved in almost every way Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Heres how E3s all-virtual event will work this year
Illustration by Alex Castro The world’s biggest gaming showcase, E3, is going all-virtual for the first time in its history, with organizers revealing today how they ...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Lenovos new travel mouse does wireless charging
Lenovo is starting a new line of accessories, called Lenovo Go: a lineup of chargers, mice and keyboards, and audio products designed for the new world of hybrid workers who’...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Quibis grounded content will be reborn on Roku starting May 20th
Image: Roku The Roku Channel is getting its first batch of Quibi shows on May 20th, Roku has announced. There’ll be 30 so-called “Roku Originals” available to str...
12:00 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Ford will start rolling out major over-the-air software updates to its vehicles this year
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Ford is finally ready to start rolling out over-the-air (OTA) software updates to its vehicles at scale. While Tesla and other automa...
12:00 pm - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge ZTEs S21 competitor arrives in June for $749
The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra features a large 6.67-inch screen with 144Hz refresh rate. | Photo: ZTE ZTE announced the Axon 30 Ultra alongside two other devices last month, an...
11:54 am - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Instagram blames enforcement error for removal of posts about Al-Aqsa Mosque
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram removed and restricted posts related to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem after its moderators confused its name with a ...
03:27 am - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Amazon and WNBA strike multi-year streaming deal
Photo by Jeff Bottari/NBAE via Getty Images Amazon and the Women’s National Basketball Association have announced a multi-year deal that’ll see several games stream...
01:33 am - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Misogynistic Apple hire is out hours after employees call for investigation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Antonio García Martínez is no longer working at Apple hours after employees circulated a petition calling for an investigation...
12:59 am - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge A security researcher found Wi-Fi vulnerabilities that have existed since the beginning
Illustrator by Alex Castro / The Verge The security researcher who discovered the Krack Wi-Fi vulnerability has discovered a slew of other flaws with the wireless proto...
12:04 am - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge Intel is using machine learning to make GTA V look incredibly, unsettlingly realistic
One of the more impressive aspects of Grand Theft Auto V is how closely the game’s San Andreas approximates real-life Los Angeles and Southern California, but a new machine l...
12:00 am - Thu, May 13, 2021
The Verge The child safety problem on platforms is worse than we knew
Millions of young children are using platforms years before they turn 13 — and their presence could put many of them in danger. An alarming new study has found that minors in...
11:58 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Biden signs executive order aiming to prevent future cybersecurity disasters
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Wednesday implementing new policies aimed to improve national cybersecurity. The exe...
11:54 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Target will stop selling Pokmon cards in stores, citing employee safety
Target has decided that it’s had enough: the company has officially confirmed to Bleeding Cool that it will halt the sales of Pokémon cards throughout the US, starting Frida...
11:54 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Target will stop selling Pokmon cards in stores
Target has decided that it’s had enough: the company has officially confirmed to Bleeding Cool that it will halt the sales of Pokémon cards throughout the US, starting Frida...
10:21 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Tesla stops taking Bitcoin for vehicle purchases, citing environmental harm
Image: Tesla Tesla has stopped accepting bitcoin as payment for its cars out of concern that it will contribute to greater consumption of fossil fuels, according to a s...
09:52 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Proposed bill aims to toss a new wrench in NASAs Moon lander plan
Photo By Bill Clark / CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images A senior lawmaker proposed a controversial piece of legislation on Wednesday that directs NASA to pick a second...
08:57 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Sony has 25 PS5 games in the works, including characters youve never seen
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony is apparently looking to release more than 25 PlayStation 5 games under its PlayStation Studios brand. And “nearly half” of t...
08:31 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Apple employees circulate petition demanding investigation into misogynistic new hire
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A group of Apple employees has written a petition asking for an investigation into the hiring of Antonio García Martínez — a...
07:53 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge The cast for the first Knives Out sequel is shaping up to be pretty awesome
Photo by Hanna Lassen/Getty Images At the end of March, Netflix acquired the rights to two Knives Out sequels in a blockbuster deal reportedly worth more than $400 mill...
06:46 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge TikTok adds another way to remix videos with green screen duets
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok launched a new feature today that combines the existing duet and green screen formats, letting people use other TikToks a...
06:36 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Chevy Bolt EUV gets lower than expected EPA range of 247 miles
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says the new “EUV” version of the 2022 Chevy Bolt will travel an average of 247 miles on a full battery pack — three miles shy o...
06:16 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Save up to $100 on some of the best 4K TVs at eBay
LG’s CX series of OLED TVs offer stunning black levels and plenty of smart features. | Image: LG There’s a great site-wide deal happening for a limited time at eBay...
06:05 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge The original Xbox background is here to haunt the Xbox Series X / S
The Xbox has gone through several visual periods during its life span, from an edgy and yet somehow dorky green alien thing, to a modern look that could be described as “I kn...
06:00 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Dax Shepards Armchair Expert podcast is going exclusive to Spotify
Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images Spotify’s adding another big name to its list of exclusive podcasts: Dax Shepard and his show Armchair Expert, which is one of the m...
06:00 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge New Humble Bundle offers a lot of great games to raise money for COVID-19 relief
Some of what’s in the Humble Heal: COVID-19 Bundle. | Image: Humble Bundle Humble Bundle is launching a new bundle to raise money for COVID-19 relief in India and Bra...
05:30 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Asus introduces the ZenFone 8 Flip and mini flagship ZenFone 8
The larger, pricier ZenFone 8 Flip includes a camera module that rotates forward for selfies. | Photo: Asus Asus is taking a slightly different turn with this year’s ...
05:30 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Asus ZenFone 8 review: an Android iPhone mini
The ZenFone 8 delivers flagship-level build quality and performance in a small package Continue reading… ...
05:00 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Slate is selling audiobooks that you can listen to through your podcast app
Slate is now selling audiobooks that can be listened to in the podcasting app of listeners’ choice. Slate is getting into the audiobooks business. The online magazine...
02:00 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge A nerdy PS5 chat with Ratchet & Clank: Rift Aparts tech director
Insomniac’s Mike Fitzgerald talks ray tracing, SSDs, and more Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge The grid needs to smarten up to reach clean energy goals
Smart grids were supposed to come to the rescue a long time ago Continue reading… ...
01:56 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge How toget a government-paid discount on your broadband
The past year, a lot of people were laid off or otherwise unable to pay for basic necessities. So the stimulus package passed by Congress in December included a provision to pa...
01:51 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Razers Blade 15 Base gaming laptop is $400 off at Best Buy
Image: Razer Best Buy is hosting a one-day flash sale on a few items, and its small assortment of gaming laptops stood out from the rest. The Razer Blade 15 Base seems ...
01:26 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Dota 2s The International returns in August with $40 million prize pool
Photo: STR/AFP via Getty Images One of the biggest esports tournaments in the world is coming back for 2021. Today, Valve announced that The International, the annual D...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Amazon updates the Echo Show 8 and 5 with better cameras
Amazon is refreshing a handful of products in its Echo line: the Echo Show 8 and Echo Show 5, plus it’s adding a Kids Edition of the Echo Show 5. The big new feature on both ...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Credit agencies cant tell my sister and me apart
Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge I’ve been locked out of the vast invisible system that determines creditworthiness — all because I have a twin ...
12:33 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge The Nintendo Switch is finally getting a $10 calculator app
It features a similar design to the old iOS calculator app. | Image: Sabec / Nintendo We’re in a relatively quiet period for Switch releases while we wait for Skyward...
12:30 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Snap suspends two anonymous messaging apps after cyberbullying lawsuit
Images from Yolo’s now-removed App Store listing. | Image: Yolo Technologies Snap will suspend two anonymous messaging integrations from Snapchat after a lawsuit soug...
12:30 pm - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Lenovo ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook review: a Chromebook for grown-ups
It’s not perfect, but it’s practical Continue reading… ...
10:00 am - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge VW will start testing its Argo AI-powered self-driving vans in Germany this summer
Image: VW Volkswagen will start testing its new autonomous vehicles in Germany this summer, the company announced Wednesday. The German automaker’s electric ID Buzz v...
09:40 am - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Amazons $300 million tax bill rejected by EU judges
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Judges from the European Union’s second-highest court have rejected a €250 million ($300 million) tax bill lodged against Am...
08:07 am - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge US backtracks on Xiaomi blacklisting
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge The US has agreed not to put Xiaomi on a blacklist blocking investment in the Chinese tech company, undoing a move made in the last week...
04:20 am - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Amazon is suing to stop SMS raffle scams
Photo by Natt Garun / The Verge Ever get a text message informing you that you’ve won a prize — from Amazon itself? I certainly have, and I’ve even known a person...
03:59 am - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge It seems the patent office wanted number 11 million to be special, not soy
Photo by SILVIO AVILA/AFP via Getty Images The US Patent Office issued utility patent number 11 million today, granting the milestone number to a patent entitled “rep...
03:03 am - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Bungie accidentally turns on Destiny 2 crossplay months early
Image: Bungie Some Destiny 2 players have been able to play with people on other platforms after developer Bungie inadvertently switched the feature on. Bungie previous...
02:00 am - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge FCC approves $7 billion to get better equipment to remote learners
The Emergency Connectivity Fund Program helps schools and libraries outfit students and patrons with remote learning equipment | Illustrator by Alex Castro / The Verge ...
01:20 am - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge Epic v. Apple keeps coming back to the gap between ignorance and inconvenience
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Last week, the judge in Epic v. Apple asked whether Epic really had an antitrust case against Apple, or whether it just wanted to help...
12:56 am - Wed, May 12, 2021
The Verge CryptoPunks NFTs sell at Christies for $16.9 million
Nine CryptoPunks sold together at Christie’s. | Image: Christie’s / Larva Labs Another huge NFT sale was made at Christie’s tonight: a collection of nine CryptoPu...
10:37 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge The T-Mobile / Sprint merger hasnt created jobs its ended them
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile promised its $26 billion merger with Sprint would add new jobs to the economy literally every single day, but a report ...
09:21 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Samsung and Lenovo wont physically attend Mobile World Congress 2021
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung and Lenovo representatives won’t show up in person to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, according to statements ...
09:21 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Samsung and Lenovo are the latest to ditch a physical Mobile World Congress
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung and Lenovo representatives won’t show up in person to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, according to statements ...
08:58 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge First commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the US gets federal approval
Block Island, R.I.: Deepwater Wind offshore wind farm at Block Island, Rhode Island on August 14, 2016. | Photo by Mark Harrington/Newsday RM via Getty Images The first...
08:36 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge The Wyze Buds Pro offer ANC and wireless charging for $60
Image: Wyze Wyze, maker of $20 smartwatches and $30 video doorbells, has announced a new pair of wireless earbuds that include active noise cancellation and a Qi wirele...
08:16 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Instagram will let people list their pronouns on their profiles
Instagram Instagram is making it easier to address people by their defined pronouns. The company announced today that it’s allowing people to add up to four pronouns ...
07:14 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge How toget a government-paid discount on your broadband
The past year, a lot of people were laid off or otherwise unable to pay for basic necessities. So the stimulus package passed by Congress in December included a provision to pa...
07:11 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Instacart tells entry-level team to return to office, senior managers can stay home
Instacart is shifting to a primarily remote-first workplace, but employees say the company has arbitrarily chosen which teams have to come into the office in a way that hurts j...
06:55 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Join Sen. Ed Markey and Gigi Sohn for a Verge Live event on Wednesday
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 ...
06:20 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge You can now buy NFTs on eBay, and blockchain-driven collectibles are coming soon
eBay is now allowing NFTs to be sold on its platform, making the digital collectibles available side by side with physical ones. Whether you’re looking for a physical Dogecoi...
06:07 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge The Acer ConceptD 7 Ezel is the dream computer Ill never own
A laptop unlike any other Continue reading… ...
06:00 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Blizzard is showing off two hours of Overwatch 2 next week
Blizzard has been relatively quiet of late when it comes to Overwatch 2. The developer teased some new character designs in February at Blizzcon, but there hasn’t been much n...
05:51 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Microsoft tries to evade scalpers by offering Xbox Series X and S to Xbox Insider members
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft is introducing a new “Console Purchase Pilot” program that will give selected Xbox Insider members the chance to registe...
05:45 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Razer claims its new Blade 15 is the thinnest 15-inch RTX gaming laptop
The starting model is roughly one millimeter thinner than the previous generation. | Razer Razer has just announced new versions of its Blade 15 workhorse gaming laptop...
05:34 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge How to choose a photo storage service
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Last November, Google — which until now has offered unlimited storage for “high quality” (read: compressed) photos — announced t...
05:25 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Bose gets into hearing aid business with new FDA-cleared SoundControl hearing aids
Bose SoundControl hearing aids. | Image: Bose Bose announced today that it will begin selling direct-to-consumer SoundControl hearing aids for adults with mild to moder...
05:11 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Samsung wont physically attend Mobile World Congress 2021
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Samsung representatives won’t show up in person to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, according to a statement obta...
05:02 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge TikTok is reportedly pulling a Facebook and adding in-app shopping
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok’s next move to compete with Facebook might be to add an in-app shopping feature, according to a new report from Bloombe...
05:00 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Matter is the new name of Project CHIP, the partnership that promises to simplify your smart home
Project Connected Home over IP (CHIP) — the ambitious smart home partnership that will see Amazon, Apple, Google, Samsung, the Zigbee Alliance, and dozens of other companies ...
05:00 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge The PRO Act would reshape the tech industry will it get the chance?
The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) is holding a hearing this week to contest the results of the Amazon union election. Organizers say the retail giant int...
04:04 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Exceptional growth is the new normal for solar and wind energy
Onshore wind turbines and electricity transmission pylons at the Little Cheyne Court Wind Farm near Camber, UK, on October 26th, 2020.  | Photo: Bloomberg / Cont...
04:00 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge YouTube will pay $100 million to creators using its TikTok competitor
YouTube Shorts. | Image: YouTube YouTube plans to pay $100 million to creators who use YouTube Shorts, its TikTok competitor, throughout the next year. The goal is to e...
04:00 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge HTCs self-contained $1,300 Vive Focus 3 headset has a 5K screen and ships June 27th
HTC is revamping its Vive Focus standalone virtual reality headset, adding a 5K screen, a 120-degree field of view, and a swappable battery. The Vive Focus 3 follows HTC’s Vi...
04:00 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge HTC unveils new Vive Pro 2 with 5K resolution display and 120Hz refresh rate
HTC has unveiled the new Vive Pro 2, an update to its high-end virtual reality headset that adds a host of small but worthwhile improvements. The biggest change is the new dis...
03:54 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Epic wanted Sonys PlayStation PC games to compete with Steam, documents show
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Epic Games has been trying to convince Sony, Microsoft, and other publishers to bring their titles to the Epic Games Store and i...
02:23 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Here are all the new laptops with Intel 11th Gen H-series chips announced today
The Razer Blade 15 Advanced, one of the numerous laptops announced today with Intel’s new chips. | Image: Razer Over half a dozen manufacturers have announced new...
02:00 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge EV charging in the US is broken can Joe Biden fix it?
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge The president’s plan to take EVs mainstream will first need to contend with a fractured charging network Conti...
01:22 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Meet the real Alexa: voice actor reportedly responsible for Amazons AI assistant revealed
Journalist Brad Stone says Nina Rolle is the original voice of Alexa. | Image: Nina Rolle Amazon’s Alexa has a voice familiar to millions: calm, warm, and measured. ...
01:16 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge How to Un-Cast an Actor
Photo: Scott Garfield/Netflix When an Army of the Dead star got called out, Zack Snyder called on Tig Notaro to save a role. Continue reading… ...
01:01 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Logitechs Magic Keyboard alternative is $30 off at multiple retailers
Logitech’s keyboard alternative is nearly half the price of Apple’s Magic Keyboard. | Image: Logitech Unless you’re willing to shell out for the Apple Magic Keybo...
01:01 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Facebooks Oversight Board has upheld Trumps ban whats next?
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Facebook moderation expert Kate Klonick weighs in Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Getting hospitals ready for the next pandemic
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The more hospitals cooperate, the better they’ll fare in an emergency Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge SteelSeries budget-friendly Rival 5 is packed with buttons
The new Rival 5 costs $59.99 and is available now. | SteelSeries SteelSeries has debuted its Rival 5 wired, right-handed gaming mouse that is available right now for $5...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge The team behind Altos Adventure is launching a new app and studio aimed at kids
Photo: Pok Pok Snowman is best-known for games like Alto’s Adventure and Skate City, but soon the company will be exploring a very different realm: children’s apps....
12:30 pm - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Asus new Zephyrus M16 has a 16:10 screen and Intel Tiger Lake H processor
Image: Asus If you’re wondering why every company under the sun has released new gaming laptops today, it’s because Intel has announced its newest flagship mobile p...
11:00 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge MSIs new laptops take aim at the 16-inch MacBook Pro
This is the GL66 Pulse, which starts at $949. | Image: MSI MSI has announced a number of gaming and creator laptops that include Intel’s brand-new Tiger Lake H proces...
11:00 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Lenovos Legion 7i and 5i Pro gaming laptops have tall 16:10 QHD displays
QHD, 16:10 aspect ratio, 165Hz. So many buzzwords. | Lenovo Lenovo is banking hard on 16-inch QHD displays in the taller 16:10 aspect ratio with its new lineup of Legio...
11:00 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Dells new XPS 15 and XPS 17 get upgraded with Intels long-awaited 11th Gen H-series chips
Dell’s new (familiar looking) XPS 17 for 2021 | Image: Dell Intel has just announced its new 11th Gen processors for more powerful laptops, and Dell is ready with ref...
11:00 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Nvidias RTX 3050 Ti can deliver 60fps gameplay in more budget-friendly laptops
Nvidia Nvidia’s RTX 30-series lineup of mobile graphics chips has two new members joining today: the GeForce RTX 3050 Ti and 3050. They sit beneath the GeForce RTX 30...
11:00 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Nvidias Broadcast update filters the sound of a billion sex-starved cicadas
After 17 years, billions of newly hatched cicada nymphs are burrowing up from their earthen lairs right now to party. They will molt, sing, and mate like a society emerging fro...
11:00 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge HPs ZBook Studio G8 is a serious laptop that isnt afraid to show its fun side
An elegant-looking work/gaming laptop. | HP HP’s ZBook workstations are designed primarily with creators and enterprise users in mind. Two of the three new ZBook G8 l...
11:00 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Intels flagship Tiger Lake-H mobile chips are here to take on Ryzen 5000
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Intel has added five consumer processors and five commercial processors to its 11th Gen Core H-series generation (codenamed “Tiger Lak...
11:00 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Razer claims its new Blade 15 is the thinnest 15-inch RTX gaming laptop
The starting model is roughly one millimeter thinner than the previous generation. | Razer Razer has just announced new versions of its Blade 15 workhorse gaming laptop...
09:00 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Nothings debut Ear 1 wireless earbuds will launch in June
An image teasing the earbuds’ design. | Image: Nothing Nothing, the tech startup from ex-OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei, will reveal its debut pair of true wireless earb...
07:00 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Peak Design is launching a new used gear exchange
Image: Peak Design Peak Design, the bag and accessory maker that created one of our favorite backpacks, is launching a new online exchange in the US for people to buy a...
07:00 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Oppo Find X3 Pro review: the Chinese phone to beat
A legit flagship from one of China’s biggest brands Continue reading… ...
04:34 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Real-life Mario Kart looks amazing from the perspective of a self-flying Skydio drone
Mario Kart in real life is a commonly shared dream, one that doesn’t typically live up to your imagination — but we’re definitely not giving up. Recently, Nintendo launch...
12:45 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Hans Zimmer isnt the only composer that can make tech sounds, you know
Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images Today I learned that Hans Zimmer, known for his brilliant scores for movies such as Inception, Pirates of the Caribbean, and The ...
12:45 am - Tue, May 11, 2021
The Verge Epic and Apple are now fighting over a naked banana
As the trial for Epic v. Apple entered its second week, both parties took a break from antitrust law to argue over whether bananas should wear clothes in court. The banana in q...
10:46 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge NASAs asteroid-punching spacecraft begins its trek back home
The Bennu asteroid, captured by NASA’s Osiris-REx spacecraft | NASA The NASA spacecraft that snatched a sample of rocks from the distant Bennu asteroid last year fire...
10:36 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge The next PlayStation VR will be 4K and include eye-tracking, according to UploadVR
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge UploadVR has some exciting rumors about what Sony will be including on the next-gen VR headset it’s announced for the PS5: it’ll a...
10:08 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge FDA clears Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15
Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The Pfizer / BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine can now be administered to 12- to 15-year-olds, the Food and Drug Ad...
10:05 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge The cybersecurity pandemic that led to the Colonial Pipeline disaster
WOODBRIDGE, NEW JERSEY - MAY 10: Fuel holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline’s Linden Junction Tank Farm on May 10, 2021 in Woodbridge, New Jersey. Alpharetta, Georgia-b...
10:03 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Amazon-first gadget brands Aukey and Mpow are suddenly, suspiciously disappearing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Many Amazon listings for two major electronics sellers have mysteriously disappeared as of Monday afternoon, and it’s unclear ...
09:39 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Walmarts in-house Android TV device might only cost $30
Walmart appears to be getting into the streaming devices with the Onn Android TV UHD Streaming Device, according to a new listing on its website (spotted by 9to5Google). The co...
09:29 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge FDA clears Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15
Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The Pfizer / BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine can now be administered to 12- to 15-year-olds, the Food and Drug Ad...
08:24 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Sony now lets you use the DualSense pad to play PS5 on your nearby Mac, iPhone, iPad, and more
It’s a little-known fact that you can sling a PS5 or PS4 to another room of your house, streaming your games to a Mac or Windows PC, iOS or Android device, or even an old PS4...
08:12 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge A special thanks to the person who combined the Apple TV remote and an AirTag
Photo: PrintSpiredDesigns / Etsy Here are a few unrelated facts: Up until few weeks ago, Apple was selling the Siri Remote, one of the least popular (and most easily l...
07:02 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Teslas Autopilot may not have been available at the time of the driverless Texas crash
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a two-page preliminary report on the deadly crash of a Tesla Model S in...
06:51 pm - Mon, May 10, 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 ...
06:46 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Apple suppliers linked to Uyghur forced labor in new report
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Several Apple suppliers may have used forced labor in China, according to The Information. Working with two human rights groups, the p...
06:45 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Facebook wants to make sure youve read the article youre about to share
Image: FaceBook Facebook has announced on Twitter that it will start testing a pop-up that asks users if they’re sure they want to share an article that they haven’...
06:44 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Colonial Pipeline hackers apologize, promise to ransom less controversial targets in future
Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images The group behind the ransomware that took down Colonial Pipeline late last week has apologized for the “social consequences,...
06:23 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Harley-Davidson spins out LiveWire as its own electric motorcycle brand
LiveWire, the first electric motorcycle from Harley-Davidson, will now become its own standalone brand. The Milwaukee-based company announced that it would be spinning out its ...
05:46 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge YouTube has run the numbers to see how vloggers open their videos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube has run the numbers and discovered what greeting its vloggers most use to open videos: “Hey, guys.” Those findings m...
05:20 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge State attorneys general pressure Facebook to abandon plans for childrens Instagram
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In an open letter today, the National Association of Attorneys General called on Facebook to abandon plans for an Instagram plat...
04:41 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge 25 Edits That Define the Modern Internet Video
And create the vocabulary for an absurd, ingenious art form. Continue reading… ...
04:36 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Bird is reportedly taking its electric scooter company public via SPAC
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Bird, the electric scooter company that helped launch the global micromobility boom, is planning to go public via a reverse merger wit...
04:00 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge 12 Minutes is a star-laden thriller in a bite-size package
A classic point-and-click adventure game mashed with a Hollywood movie Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Fords first electric pickup truck will be called the F-150 Lightning
Image: Ford Ford announced the name of its upcoming electric pickup truck: the F-150 Lightning. The new electric vehicle is set to debut on May 19th at an event held at...
03:35 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Leak of Sonys upcoming 1000XM4 earbuds reveals all-new design
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Sony is nearing the release of its next set of noise-canceling true wireless earbuds, according to a post at The Walkman Blog. There ar...
02:00 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Welcome to Infrastructure Week
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge For years, “infrastructure week” was a kind of running joke in Washington — a stand-in for all of the boring but popu...
01:45 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Venom cooks human food but not humans in first Let There Be Carnage trailer
Venom: Let There Be Carnage, the extremely on-the-nose sequel to 2018’s Venom, has gotten its first trailer ahead of its pandemic-delayed September 24th release date. It prom...
01:00 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Razer PC gaming gear is up to 25 percent off at Best Buy
Image: Razer Best Buy has an attractive deal on Razer gaming gear, including headsets, keyboards, mice, and mouse pads. If you buy any two listed on the site, you’ll ...
01:00 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge This is a map of Americas broadband problem
A county-by-county look at the broadband gap Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Secretary Pete Buttigieg on the future of transportation
‘This is a major, major investment in setting America on the right path for the years ahead’ Continue reading… ...
11:00 am - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Pony.ai unveils its next-gen robotaxi with LIDAR from Luminar
Pony.ai’s next-generation robotaxi is distinctive because it appears to be missing the cone-shaped LIDAR sensor perched on the roof that’s typical of most autonomous vehicl...
10:26 am - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Apple invests another $45 million in Gorilla Glass maker Corning
Corning manufactures glass for Apple and many Android device makers. | Image: Apple Apple is awarding Corning another $45 million investment from its Advanced Manufactu...
08:55 am - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Vivo promises three years of Android updates for upcoming flagships
Vivo X60 Pro Plus. | Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Vivo’s upcoming X-series flagship phones will receive three years of Android OS upgrades and security updates, th...
08:04 am - Mon, May 10, 2021
The Verge Sony expects PS5 supply issues to continue into next year
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony doesn’t expect the PlayStation 5 supply situation to improve any time soon, according to comments its CFO reportedly made to an...
09:45 pm - Sun, May 9, 2021
The Verge Simple bank shutdown goes awry leaving customers without account access
The online bank Simple shut down on Saturday and was supposed to seamlessly transition customers’ accounts over to its parent company, BBVA. But instead, many users found the...
05:35 pm - Sun, May 9, 2021
The Verge Elon Musks SpaceX is literally launching a Dogecoin-funded satellite to the Moon
SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket in February 2021. | Photo: SpaceX SpaceX is now accepting Dogecoin, and it’ll be paid exclusively in the cryptocurrency to launch an...
05:00 pm - Sun, May 9, 2021
The Verge The Call of Duty Leagues champions are being honored at Verdansk Stadium in Warzone
The champions of the first season of the Call of Duty League are being honored in a unique way: with their faces plastered at the stadium in Call of Duty: Warzone. Today, Activ...
04:15 pm - Sun, May 9, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse comes to Android after more than a year of iOS exclusivity
Clubhouse After more than a year of iOS exclusivity, social audio platform Clubhouse is releasing its Android app. It will be available in beta on Google’s mobile OS ...
02:10 pm - Sun, May 9, 2021
The Verge Watch Elon Musk play Wario, parody SpaceX, and hype dogecoin on Saturday Night Live
Elon Musk dressed as Wario. | Image: SNL As you’ve surely heard, last night’s guest host on Saturday Night Live was not a charismatic movie actor promoting a new pr...
02:00 pm - Sun, May 9, 2021
The Verge New trailers: A Quiet Place 2, Stranger Things 4, Loki, and more
Image; Paramount I’m sticking with The Handmaid’s Tale for now; in the latest episode we see a lot of very improbable situations that need to happen in order to mov...
01:00 pm - Sun, May 9, 2021
The Verge Apple Shortcuts is great, but it needs a notification toggle
Apple’s Shortcuts app is a fantastic piece of iOS, a nearly limitless corner of the operating system that lets users automate almost anything they can think of, limited only ...
04:52 am - Sun, May 9, 2021
The Verge Dogecoin is crashing while Elon Musk is on Saturday Night Live
While Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live, Dogecoin investors sold. When SNL first went live, the cryptocurrency hovered around 69 cents (nice). But as the show wore on, the p...
04:32 am - Sun, May 9, 2021
The Verge Elon Musks SNL monologue poked fun at his public persona
Elon Musk on Saturday Night Live | NBC Elon Musk opened his hosting gig on Saturday Night Live by acknowledging his public comments get him in trouble. “Sometimes aft...
04:22 am - Sun, May 9, 2021
The Verge Every other EV brand showed up toElon Musks SNL
At least five of Tesla’s competitors bought ad time during Saturday Night Live hosted by Elon Musk, using the billionaire’s appearance to sell their own. non-Tesla EVs. Co...
04:17 am - Sun, May 9, 2021
The Verge An out-of-control Chinese rocket has re-entered Earths atmosphere
Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images The 100-foot-tall, 22-metric-ton Chinese Long March 5B rocket that launched the first chunk of Beijing’s new space station last mont...
09:15 pm - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge How to watch Technoking Elon Musk on SNL
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is hosting Saturday Night Live this week. He’s coming in fresh from Wednesday’s successful Starship prototype landing but also on the heels o...
09:13 pm - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge Saturday Night Live with Elon Musk will be live-streamed internationally for the first time
Photo By: Rosalind O’Connor/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Saturday Night Live will be live from New York— and streaming to 100 countries around the world for...
05:55 pm - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge Go watch how Marvels FX team created a new visual language for The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
Anthony Mackie as Falcon | Marvel Now that The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has wrapped and we’re still a few weeks away from the debut of Loki, Marvel has released ...
05:00 pm - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge How to watch Technoking Elon Musk on SNL
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is hosting Saturday Night Live this week. He’s coming in fresh from Wednesday’s successful Starship prototype landing but also on the heels o...
04:00 pm - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge Coda is a post-apocalyptic fantasy adventure that crosses Fury Road with Lord of the Rings
Image: Boom Comics / Matias Bergara Comics have never been bigger: with Marvel TV shows, DC movies, and indie adaptations growing by the day, comic books have never bee...
03:00 pm - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk on Saturday Night Live, explained
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge | Photo by Getty Images Pool Who is Elon Musk? Oh, come on. Seriously! Fine. He’s the CEO of Tesla a...
02:56 pm - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge Tesla to pay $750k fine and build solar microgrid system to settle California air quality violations
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla has agreed to pay a $750,000 fine and install a solar roof project to settle air quality violations at its Fremont, Califo...
02:30 pm - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge Celebrate the weekend with these money-saving tech deals
Image: Satechi I’m here with the latest collection of the best tech deals that appeared on The Verge this week. Similar to the last weekend’s post, deals have been ...
02:00 pm - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge We may never know the exact toll of the pandemic
Funeral pyres burn for people who died of COVID-19 in India, on May 6. | Photo by PRAKASH SINGH/AFP via Getty Images This pandemic has taken millions of lives around t...
01:46 pm - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge Cyberattack prompts shutdown of major fuel pipeline in the US
Colonial Pipeline says it was victim of cyberattack | Getty Images One of the largest pipelines in the US has been taken offline by its operator following a cyberattack...
01:00 pm - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge ZTE Blade 11 Prime review: wireless charging for under $200
If you’re already invested in a wireless charging lifestyle, the Blade 11 Prime is a budget phone to match it Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge Why even the studios behind bestselling games shut down
Ruin and recovery in the video game industry Continue reading… ...
04:12 am - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge TiVos first Android TV dongle also appears to be its last
Last May, TiVo attempted to muscle in on Roku and Amazon with an HDMI streaming dongle of its own — the $70 TiVo Stream 4K, which traded in the company’s traditional live T...
02:07 am - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge Apple is using Itch.ios offensive and sexualized games as a cudgel against Epic
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Shortly before the Epic v. Apple trial, Epic Games made an interesting announcement: it would offer the indie game storefront It...
01:36 am - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge In Epic v Apple, everybody is losing at the game of defining games
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Is Roblox a game or not? Continue reading… ...
12:36 am - Sat, May 8, 2021
The Verge Google Stadia has figured out a way to ditch the fancy gamepad for TV play
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Today, there’s only one official way to play Google’s Stadia game streaming service on your 4K TV — the last-gen Chrom...
09:53 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Listen to what weve learned from Epic v. Apple this week
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the we...
09:36 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Instagrams head apologizes for bug that deleted activists stories
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri has tweeted an apology about a bug that deleted users’ story posts on Thursday. The timing was ...
09:30 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge What would a billionaire do on SNL?
Asa Mathat/Recode Tesla CEO Elon Musk — the first or second richest man in the world, depending on the phase of the Moon — will host Saturday Night Live this weeken...
09:18 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Google childcare workers ask for commute stipend in new petition
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge More than 200 Alphabet employees have signed a petition from Google childcare workers asking for a commute stipend. The petition...
09:15 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Googles Nest Mini is only $19 at Adorama
Google’s Nest Mini hits an all-time low — at least price-wise. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Whether you’ve fully committed to the smart home ecosystem or ar...
06:58 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Impossible Foods eyes schools for new customers
Impossible Burgers sit on a tray at the Impossible Foods Inc. booth on day five of the 2nd China International Import Expo (CIIE) at the National Exhibition and Convention Cent...
06:12 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Verizon and T-Mobile want your business more than ever right now
US telecom companies are braced for expensive changes in the coming years — and by extension, so are the rest of us. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Exp...
05:51 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Google Assistant will sing you a song about getting vaccinated
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Many of us are excited that COVID-19 vaccines are now widely available in the US, and it seems like Google Assistant is joining ...
05:30 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Google goes nuclear against Roku by adding YouTube TV to the main YouTube app
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A week after their broken-down negotiations spilled into the public, Google and Roku still haven’t been able to reach a deal t...
04:50 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Watch and hear NASAs Ingenuity copter zip around on Mars
NASA just released video and audio of its mini Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, flying around the Martian surface during its fourth flight test, as captured by the craft’s robotic...
04:41 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Tiles trackers will work with Amazons Sidewalk network starting June 14th
Tile has announced that it’ll be launching support for Amazon Sidewalk — the company’s local, Bluetooth network — on June 14th, allowing Amazon’s Echo devices to stre...
04:14 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Your TikTok login will soon work with other apps
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok announced two new integrations for its app on Thursday: sharing audio back into TikTok using the new Sound Kit, and using...
03:57 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge The chip shortage is making cars more expensive
Image: Getty Images New cars are getting more expensive thanks to the global semiconductor shortage. And the price of used cars is going up, too. About 13 percent of pe...
03:52 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp relaxes deadline for accepting its new privacy policy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In a new statement posted on its website, WhatsApp says users won’t lose any functionality if they fail to accept its new priv...
03:50 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge After Xbox testimony, Apple tells Microsoft to put up or shut up
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As the first week of the Epic v. Apple trial comes to a close, Apple is picking a fight over one of Epic’s witnesses. The figh...
03:37 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge The Longing is deliberately slow and tedious, but I cant stop playing
The Longing feels like a troll. It’s a game that takes 400 real-world days to finish, and it moves at a pace that could only generously be described as glacial. The first wor...
03:27 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge The Amazon union vote is being appealed, and the hearing begins today
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A new phase of the historic union vote by Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama begins today. The news kicks off with an...
03:22 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Microsoft reportedly shelves Windows 10X, its Chrome OS competitor
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft has been trying to build a lighter version of Windows for more than 10 years without success. The latest effort, W...
02:46 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Tesla privately admits Elon Musk has been exaggerating about full self-driving
Photo by Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been overstating the capabilities of the company’s advanced driver assist system, the company’s d...
02:01 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge PSA: youve only got a few more weeks to upload unlimited pictures to Google Photos for free
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google Photos’ free, unlimited storage is going away on June 1st — which means that you’ve only got a few weeks left to upload al...
02:00 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge These art collectors are making their own metaverse through games
Forgetter. Dslcollection is using technology to explore new ways to show off works of art Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge The autonomous vehicle world is shrinking its overdue
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge ‘The AV industry has promised too much for too long, and has delivered too little’ Continue reading&he...
12:44 pm - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Vizios 55-inch OLED TV is $100 off at Best Buy
Image: Vizio Vizio’s 55-inch OLED TV has received a price cut during Best Buy’s sale event that will last through the weekend. Normally $1,300, it’s $1,200, makin...
11:22 am - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge LiveLeak, the internets font of gore and violence, has shut down
Video site LiveLeak, best known for hosting gruesome footage that mainstream rivals wouldn’t touch, has shut down after fifteen years in operation. In its place is “ItemFix...
09:55 am - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge FTC report blasts manufacturers for restricting product repairs
Image: Apple The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has published its long-awaited report on how manufacturers limit product repairs. The “Nixing the Fix” report detail...
09:27 am - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Sennheisers headphone business has been bought by hearing aid manufacturer Sonova
A pair of Sennheiser HD 800 S headphones. | Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Sonova, a Swiss company best known for its medical audio products like hearing aids and coc...
01:31 am - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Epic needs to tarnish the Apples App Store halo
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge At the beginning of this week’s Epic v. Apple trial, Apple described Epic’s lawsuit as an “assault” on the entire iOS ph...
01:31 am - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Epic needs to tarnish Apples App Store halo
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge At the beginning of this week’s Epic v. Apple trial, Apple described Epic’s lawsuit as an “assault” on the entire iOS ph...
12:51 am - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge PSA: Dont drive while you are on a Zoom meeting
It’s better not to be distracted while driving | Photo by: Arterra/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Who among us has not tried during the pandemic to conceal t...
12:27 am - Fri, May 7, 2021
The Verge Twitter is testing a new Tip Jar feature for sending money to your favorite accounts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has started rolling out a new Tip Jar feature on its Android and iOS apps, which (as rumored) will allow users to send m...
11:27 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Apple is giving a laser company that builds some of its AR tech $410 million
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has announced that it’s awarding Pennsylvania-based optical technology company II-IV with $410 million from its Advanced...
10:47 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Peloton says it could take months to bring treadmill back after recall
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peloton expects it to be a number of months before either of its treadmills are offered for sale again after a recall was is...
10:19 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Google remembers Wear OS long enough to add a new keyboard
Photo by Avery White for The Verge In what feels like an increasingly rare occurrence, Google announced that it’s updating Wear OS with a new feature today — but do...
09:56 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Chinese rocket falling to Earth this weekend poses extremely low risk to people
Photo by STR / AFP via Getty Images Another “out-of-control” Chinese rocket stage in orbit has spawned a news cycle. But for people on Earth, there’s not much to ...
09:37 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge IBMs first 2nm chip previews the processors of tomorrow
IBM IBM has revealed what it says are the world’s first 2nm process chips, giving a brief preview of the technology that might eventually power the smartphones, lapto...
09:36 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Amazon delivery drivers were told to turn off safety apps to meet quotas
Photo by Toby Scott/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images According to a Vice report, some Amazon delivery drivers are instructed by their employers to turn off Amaz...
08:53 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge The David After Dentist meme is now an NFT and yes, this is real life
David After Dentist is now an NFT | David Devore David DeVore was seven years old in 2008 when a trip to the dentist left him feeling “funny” afterward. His dad, Da...
08:48 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Apple made it harder to change Hulu subscriptions because of a tweet
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple made it more difficult to upgrade your Hulu subscription plan — say, to add live TV — after it realized the company wa...
08:31 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Twitter is testing a new Tip Jar feature for sending money to your favorite accounts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has started rolling out a new Tip Jar feature on its Android and iOS apps, which (as rumored) will allow users to send m...
08:12 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge The best free apps for video calling
Photo by Stefano Guidi/Getty Images Things may be starting to open up, but for now, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit face-to-face association and most of us are...
07:51 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge The PS5 is back in stock at Best Buy right now
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The elusive PS5 console is in stock at Best Buy. The retailer is offering both the disc-based and digital editions of the console, sta...
07:50 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Xbox games wouldnt open for some in Europe for two hours
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Xbox games were refusing to open or launch for many across Europe today, with an error message being presented instead. “The p...
07:42 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge The PS5 and Xbox Series X are available at Walmart again (Update: Sold Out)
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update: Walmart’s restock of the PS5 and Xbox Series X seems to be over. If you’re looking for some accessories to go with a conso...
07:07 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge The Division is getting a free-to-play game and mobile version
Image: Ubisoft Ubisoft announced that it’s developing a free-to-play game set in The Division’s universe, called The Division Heartland. The company also announced ...
06:57 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Apples Night Shift is no match for the complexities of sleep
Apple’s Night Shift feature, which it says “may help you get a better night’s sleep,” doesn’t appear to live up to its claim, according to new research. Because expos...
06:52 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge The Verges Mothers Day Gift Guide 2021
If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. It’s been a very hard year for us all — but especially for moms, who have...
06:04 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge How to use YouTubes gestures to make it bearable on a portrait-locked phone
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you use your phone in portrait lock all the time, it can be frustrating trying to get YouTube videos into full screen with th...
05:55 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Substack introduces publication sections for newsletters so writers can grow their media empire
Newsletter publishing platform Substack has introduced publication sections for its newsletters, which will allow writers “to create and manage multiple newsletters or podcas...
04:00 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Google Plays app listings will require privacy info next year, just like the App Store
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Starting next year, apps on Google Play will show details about what data they collect, as well as other information about their...
04:00 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Google is trying to make Assistant more useful for your family this Mothers Day
Image: Google Google is announcing some improved Assistant features for families, including improved broadcasts, new bells, and some new stories that can be read to kid...
03:46 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge The PS5 now has a YouTube TV app
The PlayStation 5 now has a YouTube TV app, arriving more than six months after the console launched. That means anyone lucky enough to actually buy Sony’s latest console now...
03:30 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Scrap new gas infrastructure, says UN report
Graffiti outside the Valley Generating Station, a natural gas power plant reported to have been leaking methane in California since 2019. | Photo: Citizen of the Planet//Educat...
03:10 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Apples AirTags have a hidden developer menu
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s new item-tracking AirTags have arrived, and they come with a surprise addition: a hidden menu in the Find My app that reveal...
03:00 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Google will soon switch on two-factor authentication by default
Image: Google Google is about to take a pretty significant step that will help keep user accounts more secure: it’s going to enroll people in two-factor authenticatio...
02:49 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge The best wired or wireless gaming mouse you can buy
Whatever your budget or grip style is, we’ve found the best gaming mouse for you. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Multiple picks for all budgets ...
02:34 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge FCCs net neutrality rollback overwhelmed by bogus industry comments, investigation finds
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The New York attorney general’s office issued a report Thursday confirming that some of the US’s largest broadband providers...
02:22 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Microsoft would like to remind you the Xbox definitely makes money
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge A Microsoft executive has admitted that the company doesn’t earn any profit on sales of Xbox consoles alone. The admission came as p...
02:15 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge The final trailer for A Quiet Place Part II drops over a year after I thought it came out
Photo: Jonny Cournoyer / Paramount Pictures Over a year after A Quiet Place Part II was set to release, Paramount has dropped the final trailer for it. It looks pretty ...
02:04 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge This could be your last chance to order gifts thatll arrive by Mothers Day
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9th. You knew that though. That’s why you already got Mom a gift. Nice going... Wait, you ha...
02:00 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge The art of making simple but tough rhythm games
Unbeatable. | Image: D-Cell Games Unbeatable and Rhythm Doctor make the genre more accessible — and challenging Continue reading… ...
01:12 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Stranger Things 4s latest teaser is a glimpse of Elevens dark past
It’s been a long time since Netflix first announced Stranger Things 4 — the upcoming fourth season of the streamer’s hugely popular series — but there’s finally a new...
01:00 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Apples HomePod and HomePod mini can now integrate with music streaming service Deezer
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Owners of Apple’s HomePod and HomePod mini can now connect their smart speakers directly to Deezer and make the music streaming servi...
12:45 pm - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge How to hide apps from your iPhones home screen using iOS 14
If you get annoyed with the number of apps that crowd your iPhone’s home screen, you probably welcomed a feature that came with iOS 14: the App Library, which gathers all of ...
11:12 am - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Asus Zenfone 8 Flip leak pairs flipping cameras with Snapdragon 888
The Zenfone 8 Flip. | Image: 91Mobiles Asus’s successor to last year’s Zenfone 7 has leaked online, pointing to a return for the phones’ flipping camera array on ...
11:00 am - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Why the bad iPhone web app experience keeps coming up in Epic v. Apple
Safari just doesn’t support key features — and Safari’s the only option Continue reading… ...
10:55 am - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is finally ditching its Windows 95-era icons
Microsoft is finally preparing to refresh its Windows 95-era icons. The software giant has been slowly improving the icons it uses in Windows 10, as part of a “sweeping visua...
09:13 am - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Google expects most staff to spend about three days per week in the office post-pandemic
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google expects 60 percent of its approximately 140,000 global employees to spend around three days in the office per week post-p...
07:32 am - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge The Nintendo Switch cant be stopped
Nintendo Switch sales fuel full year profits. | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Nintendo Switch sales were up 44 percent percent from January to March compared to t...
06:00 am - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Cowboys improved C4 electric bike launches alongside first step-through model
Cowboy 4 (left) next to step-through Cowboy 4 ST. | Image: Cowboy Cowboy, maker of some of our favorite pedal-assisted electric bikes, is back with two new models for 2...
02:11 am - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Internal emails reveal how badly Apple wanted to keep Netflix using in-app purchases
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Internal emails revealed during the Epic Games v. Apple lawsuit show that employees at Apple were considering giving Netflix spe...
01:03 am - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Epic v. Apple turns into Windows v. Xbox
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Is an iPhone more like a PC or an Xbox? That question was asked — implicitly and explicitly — over and over on the third day of Epic...
12:36 am - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge Google arguably violated labor law by illegally firing three workers claims NLRB
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The acting head of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) said Google “arguably violated” US labor law by illegally firin...
12:24 am - Thu, May 6, 2021
The Verge SpaceX successfully landed a Starship prototype for the first time
SN15 on the landing pad after landing | SpaceX SpaceX launched a high-altitude Starship prototype rocket and successfully landed it for the first time on Wednesday, ov...
11:47 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge A photographer says she was asked to work for Netflixs Love is Blind without any pay
Image: Netflix Getting asked to shoot five weddings for a massively popular Netflix show might seem like a dream opportunity, but according to photographer Megan Saul, ...
10:58 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge SpaceX successfully landed a Starship prototype for the first time
SN15 on the landing pad after landing | SpaceX SpaceX launched a high-altitude Starship prototype rocket and successfully landed it for the first time on Wednesday, ov...
10:20 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Are the royals going to vlog?
The young attractive royal couple that is not Harry and Meghan has dropped a truly chaotic intro video for their shiny new official YouTube channel. In the video, the presumed ...
10:05 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Nintendos next big Switch title is aimed at budding game designers
Nintendo’s next game for the Switch is one you build yourself. Today the company revealed Game Builder Garage, a new software title that’s designed to teach beginners the b...
09:20 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge US supports lifting patent protections on COVID-19 vaccines
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Biden administration announced on Wednesday that it supported waiving patent protections on COVID-19 vaccines, calling the p...
08:29 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Twitter is ruining the open for surprise meme with better image crops
Image: Twitter Twitter is finally rolling out a long-awaited feature: bigger images that don’t crop in so darn much. Now, image previews should show way more of the i...
08:29 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Twitter is ruining the open for a surprise meme with better image crops
Image: Twitter Twitter is finally rolling out a long-awaited feature: bigger images that don’t crop in so darn much. Now, image previews should show way more of the i...
07:30 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge A bug in Pelotons API may have exposed a whole lot of user data
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge An old version of Peloton’s API, the software that allows the company’s bikes and recalled treadmills to communicate wit...
07:16 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Amazon wants to make sure drivers who dont work for the company are well-groomed and nice online
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is infamous for tightly controlling its workers and contractors, but a report from Bloomberg shows that it also tries to ...
06:25 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Microsofts feud with Apple over xCloud on iOS got a rival kicked from the App Store
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In 2020, Microsoft was battling to bring xCloud or Xbox Game Streaming to the iPhone and iPad, and the conversations had an unli...
06:10 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Facebook has no reason to ever resolve the Trump ban
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After months of waiting, today Facebook’s Oversight Board finally handed down the biggest ruling of its short existence — th...
05:30 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Twitter updates offensive tweet warnings, accepts that you like to swear at your friends
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is updating its “be nice, think twice” system that prompts users to reconsider when they’re about to tweet a “po...
05:29 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Netflix switches from prestige pics to shredded zombies for its widest theatrical release yet
Netflix is taking a different route for its new Zack Snyder-directed zombie heist movie, Army of the Dead. Rather than skip theaters and drop the new thriller directly in subsc...
05:27 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge New climate goals are going to need a lot more minerals
A excavator operates next to a dump truck on a mine floor at the Bald Hill lithium mine site, co-owned by Tawana Resources Ltd. and Alliance Mineral Assets Ltd., outside of Wid...
05:02 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse is funding 50 pilot audio shows from creators
Photo Illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Clubhouse is funding the creation of 50 audio shows made by creators on its platform. The concepts includ...
04:36 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Lokis show is coming out two days earlier, in the spirit of the trickster god
Image: Disney Loki, the upcoming Disney Plus show about the trickster god and brother of Thor, will be coming out slightly earlier than originally planned: the premiere...
04:35 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Trump objects to continued Facebook ban in email screed calling for political price to be paid
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump’s Facebook ban is sticking around for now, following the decision from Facebook’s Oversight Board to ...
04:33 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Apples new 11-inch iPad Pro is already $50 off at Walmart
Image: Apple The new 11-inch iPad Pro with the M1 processor costs $799 to preorder at most retailers, but not at Walmart. You can reserve an 11-inch model with 128GB of...
04:18 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Blue Origin targeting July for first crewed flight, opens auction for a seat
Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin is aiming to launch its first crew of humans to the edge of space on July 20th aboard its suborbital space tourism rocket, New Shepard, ...
04:00 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Corsair K70 RGB TKL mechanical keyboard review: great gaming, good typing
Great for gamers, good for everyone else Continue reading… ...
03:30 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Googles Entertainment Space for Android tablets puts videos, games, and books in one place
Google is today announcing a new feature on Android tablets that plays to one of their greatest strengths: media consumption. The simply named “Entertainment Space” will be...
03:00 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Resident Evil Village has more guns but fewer scares
4+7=? Continue reading… ...
02:57 pm - Wed, May 5, 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...
02:43 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Bidens Labor Department reverses Trump-era gig worker rule
Photo by Mario Tama / Getty Images The US Department of Labor withdrew a Trump-era rule that would have made it easier for “gig economy” companies like Uber and Lyf...
02:35 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Peloton recalls its treadmills following series of accidents
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peloton is issuing a voluntary recall for all of its treadmill products — including both the Peloton Tread and Tread Plus ...
01:57 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Snap can be sued for fueling a fatal car crash with its speed filter, court rules
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Snap can be sued over a Snapchat speed filter that allegedly encouraged reckless driving, despite the generally broad legal prot...
01:36 pm - Wed, May 5, 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...
01:27 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Get two years of PS Plus for less than the cost of one
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Whether you own a PS4 or PS5, you probably want to have PS Plus service to be able to play games online and to get complimentary offer...
01:17 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge The best free apps for video calling
Photo by Stefano Guidi/Getty Images Things may be starting to open up, but for now, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit face-to-face association and most of us are...
01:01 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Facebooks Trump ban can stay in place, says Oversight Board
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s Oversight Board has upheld Facebook’s ban on former President Donald Trump, as announced by the organization on W...
01:00 pm - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge The Verges Fathers Day Gift Guide 2021
Photo illustration by William Joel If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. Finding a good gift for Father’s...
11:27 am - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Go read this report on how law enforcement can extract sensitive data from your car
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A new report from The Intercept has shed light on a worrying new technology that lets law enforcement agencies extract personal ...
09:42 am - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Facebooks Nextdoor-clone Neighborhoods is coming soon to four US cities
Facebook, which never saw a social network it couldn’t copy, says its Nextdoor-clone Neighborhoods is now available across Canada and is coming soon to four US cities. Accord...
08:49 am - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge PS5 designer helps Nike with latest Paul George sneakers
Image: PlayStation Nike, Sony, and basketball player Paul George have collaborated on another pair of sneakers, the PG 5, with help from PS5 designer Yujin Morisawa. Ac...
01:10 am - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge Epic says theres an App Store payment lockout but Apple just sees friction
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge One of the Epic v. Apple trial’s big keywords is “cross-wallet play.” In Epic’s Fortnite, “cross-wallet” means you c...
01:07 am - Wed, May 5, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp payments are finally coming back to Brazil after government suspension
Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge WhatsApp is again rolling out its payments service in Brazil, after the service was suspended by Brazil’s Central Bank in June of 2...
11:43 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Boost Mobiles Unlimited Plus plan now comes with talk, text, and telemedicine
Image: Boost Mobile In what looks to be a first in terms of subscriber perks, Boost Mobile has announced that its $60 per month Unlimited Plus cellphone plan will come ...
11:25 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge The story of Basecamps disastrous policy
Basecamp’s CEO published a blog post about policy changes — it may have broken the company Continue reading… ...
10:55 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge I like X-wings as much as the next guy, but we dont need one in the Smithsonian
Image: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum May Fourth is informally the Star Wars Day holiday, which random brands typically use to hawk their wares. Although it...
10:38 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge AT&T violated labor law but can still ban workers from recording conversations, NLRB rules
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images An AT&T policy that bars employees from recording conversations with managers or collea...
10:35 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge HTC may announce two new Vive VR headsets on May 11th
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge HTC is planning to unveil two Vive virtual reality headsets at its ViveCon 2021 conference that’s happening on May 11th an...
10:15 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Heres how to turn your Lenovo laptop into an Echo Show, if you want to do that for some reason
Lenovo A new Show Mode feature from Amazon is now rolling out to some Lenovo laptops. When you activate this, it will change your home screen to look like the home scre...
09:55 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Updating an Apple Watch Series 3 is a nightmare in 2021
Apple Watch | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Apple Watch Series 3 was first released in September 2017, bringing fitness improvements and a faster proc...
09:36 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Basecamp CEO apologizes to staff in new post: We have a lot to learn
Alex Castro/The Verge In a new blog post, Basecamp CEO Jason Fried apologized after the “policy changes” he announced last week ultimately led to a third of the com...
09:33 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Google prematurely announces Pixel Buds A-Series with now-deleted tweet
Image: Google Google seems to be getting a little ahead of itself. This afternoon, as noticed by 9to5Google and others, the official Android account on Twitter tweeted ...
09:13 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Donald Trumps social media platform has launched, and its just a blog
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images After months of promising his own social media network for banned posters, former President...
09:13 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Donald Trumps social media platform has launched and its just a blog
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images After months of promising his own social media network for banned posters, former President...
08:27 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Dell is issuing a security patch for hundreds of computer models going back to 2009
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Dell has released a security patch that fixes a security vulnerability affecting many Dell computers going back to 2009, along with ins...
08:23 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge The best free apps for video calling
Photo by Stefano Guidi/Getty Images Things may be starting to open up, but for now, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit face-to-face association and most of us are...
08:00 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Tinder will now quiz you on your vibes
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tinder wants to give you more info on what you and a match have in common, so it’s launching a new quiz feature to help out. T...
07:53 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Tim Sweeney emailed Tim Cook personally to call for open app sales after WWDC in 2015
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney was asking Apple to open its phones to other app stores as early as 2015, according to new emails made public as part of the companies’ antitrust t...
07:52 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Nvidias RTX 3080 Ti keeps leaking ahead of rumored launch later this month
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nvidia appears to be getting ready to launch its RTX 3080 Ti graphics card later this month. Over the past few weeks, RTX 3080 T...
07:01 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Reddit seems to be back after an almost hour-long outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Reddit had a bit of a blip on Tuesday afternoon, going down for almost an hour. According to Reddit’s status page, the issues ...
06:24 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge What to expect from the EPAs new rules affecting air conditioners and refrigerators
A shopper walks down an aisle of in-wall air conditioners at a Lowe’s home improvement store August 2, 2006 in Arlington Heights, Illinois.  | Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty I...
06:20 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Ubers grocery delivery is getting a boost from new partnership with Gopuff
Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Uber announced that it was teaming up with delivery startup Gopuff to expand its delivery business. Gopuff, which acqu...
05:37 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge The Royal Navy is testing using jet suits to fight high-seas piracy
The British Royal Navy has apparently been testing using jet suits to board ships like a scene out of some scrapped Christopher Nolan film, according to a new video released by...
05:19 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Epic pushed Xbox chief to open free multiplayer just ahead of Apple Fortnite battle
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Epic pushed Microsoft to open up its Xbox network for free multiplayer gaming just weeks before the Apple and Fortnite battle. I...
05:16 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge WNBA to stream games on Twitter, Facebook, and Paramount Plus
Japreece Dean of the Minnesota Lynx handles the ball against the Atlanta Dream. | Photo by Dale Zanine/NBAE via Getty Images For its upcoming 25th season, the Women’s...
05:02 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge One of Samsungs best phones ever is now officially retired
After four years of support, the S8 and S8 Plus will no longer receive security updates. | Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Four years after its launch, the Samsung G...
04:44 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Go read this devastating look at cancers going undiagnosed during the pandemic
A routine mammogram | Photo by: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, as people avoided doctors...
04:30 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge YouTube announces new originals starring Will Smith and Alicia Keys
Will Smith has a new fitness show coming to YouTube. | Image: YouTube YouTube announced a new slate of original series today that includes some huge stars at the top of...
04:23 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Targus buys Sanho and its Hyper line of accessories
Two companies that have built their businesses on computer accessories are coming together. Targus, a company best known for its laptop cases and bags, today announced that it...
04:06 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Robinhood crypto trading crashed during a Dogecoin spike
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Robinhood ran into issues processing cryptocurrency trades this morning, during a spike in the price of Dogecoin that sent users...
03:00 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Instagram will now let you auto-caption Stories with just a sticker
Image: Instagram Instagram now has a captions sticker for Stories, which will automatically transcribe speech in videos. The sticker will be available only in “Englis...
02:57 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge I watched the Epic v. Apple trial on Discord
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Epic Games v. Apple trial started on Monday, and if you wanted to follow along and listen to Epic CEO Tim Sweeney talk about...
02:23 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge The Bad Batch is a glimpse at the future of Star Wars spinoffs
Image: Lucasfilm Ltd. The Bad Batch has arrived today as the latest Star Wars spinoff series for Disney Plus. It’s a different, smaller show than preceding animated s...
02:00 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Ben Wheatleys In The Earth finds horror in fungi
In the Earth. | Photo: Neon An unsettling film that evades the genre’s usual tropes Continue reading… ...
01:47 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Here are the best AirPods deals you can get right now
Apple’s AirPods Pro wireless earbuds | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple AirPods are among the most popular headphones on the market. They’re compact, easy to ...
01:44 pm - Tue, May 4, 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...
01:30 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge How Shopifys network of sellers can take on Amazon
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Shopify’s Harley Finkelstein on competing with the tech giants during the pandemic Continue reading&hell...
01:27 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Disney reveals its real lightsaber, and it looks extremely cool
Disney has finally showed off a first look at its “real” retractable lightsaber, which the company started teasing in April, with a new video showing the saber in action ...
01:23 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Pick up every Star Wars film on 4K Blu-ray for $17 a pop today
You probably knew already that it’s May 4th, or the Star Wars-themed May the Fourth (be with you) day. Lots of retailers are discounting their Star Wars stuff, and it’s led...
01:02 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Walmarts unannounced cloud gaming service detailed in confidential Epic emails
Walmart’s unannounced cloud gaming service, codenamed Project Storm, has been detailed in new confidential emails. An exhibit in the Epic Games v. Apple trial reveals Walmart...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Teams new reading feature helps students during the pandemic and beyond
Image: Microsoft Microsoft is adding a new Reading Progress feature to Microsoft Teams, designed to help students improve their reading fluency. Reading Progress works ...
01:00 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Twitter is buying Scroll, the subscription service that removes ads from news sites
Image: Scroll Twitter’s acquisition spree continues today with Scroll, a $5-a-month subscription service that removes ads from participating news sites (including The...
12:30 pm - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Moments accessory mounts are the best use for the iPhones MagSafe yet
Moment’s cold shoe and 1/4” threaded MagSafe mount is $59.99. There is nothing better than tech that just works. The satisfying joy that comes with transferring fil...
11:05 am - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Apple exec suggested cutting App Store commission to 20 percent as early as 2011
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Phil Schiller, the Apple executive in charge of the App Store, raised the possibility of the company cutting its 30 percent comm...
10:00 am - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Skydio starts shipping first X2 enterprise drones with prices from $10,999
Photo: Skydio US dronemaker Skydio has begun shipping its first enterprise drones today with prices starting at an enterprise-worthy $10,999. Skydio is best known as a ...
09:16 am - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Epic spent at least $11.6 million on free games and gained 5 million new users in return
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A new document released as part of Epic’s legal battle with Apple has revealed how much Epic paid developers to give away thei...
12:28 am - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Apple antitrust trial kicks off with Tim Sweeneys metaverse dreams
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Epic Games launched its courtroom war against Apple in an extremely on-brand way: with CEO Tim Sweeney describing the metaverse fr...
12:00 am - Tue, May 4, 2021
The Verge Inside the all-hands meeting that led to a third of Basecamp employees quitting
The company’s senior leadership wanted to quell employees’ concerns, and only made things much, much worse Continue reading… ...
11:01 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Arrival and Uber are working on an electric ride-hailing car
Images: Arrival UK-based EV startup Arrival is working with Uber to develop an electric car that will be “purpose-built” for ride-hailing. Arrival plans to put the ...
10:32 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Impossible Foods clears legal battle over the ingredient that makes its meat bleed
Close-up shot of the Impossible Foods Company’s product Impossible Burger in Walnut Creek, California, January 11, 2021. | Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images ...
09:54 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Amazons Thursday Night Football deal will start early
Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images Amazon made history as the first all-digital streamer to acquire exclusive rights to the NFL’s Thursday Night Football, and n...
09:12 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Fortnite made more than $9 billion in revenue in its first two years
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After a meteoric rise to popularity in 2018, Fortnite generated more than $5 billion in its first year for Epic Games, new finan...
09:07 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Its once again time to update your iPhone, Mac, and Apple Watch as soon as possible
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge I know there’s a ton of other Apple news happening today, but if you’re reading it on a Mac, iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch (o...
08:49 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Bill Gates and Melinda Gates are separating, but their charitable foundation will continue
Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Robin Hood Bill Gates and Melinda Gates have announced that they’ll be ending their marriage after 27 years together, explaining...
07:04 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Here are Apples and Epics full slideshows arguing why they should win at trial
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Both Apple and Epic have released their opening presentations on why they feel they should win this week’s trial, which is set...
06:45 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge GMs installing software on Chevy Bolts to help prevent battery fires
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge General Motors has finally revealed its plan to fix the issue at the center of last year’s Chevy Bolt recall, which the au...
06:36 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge The best smartphone you can buy for under $500
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge You can get a great smartphone at this price, whether you want an iPhone, a big screen, or a great camera Continue reading&...
06:05 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Sony really hated PS4 crossplay, confidential documents reveal
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It’s no secret that Sony held back PS4 cross-platform play for years, but new confidential documents and emails reveal just ho...
06:04 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Fortnite made more than $9 billion in revenue in its first two years
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After a meteoric rise to popularity in 2018, Fortnite generated more than $5 billion in its first year for Epic Games, new finan...
05:47 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Fortnite is planning skins for LeBron James and The Rock, documents show
An internal Epic document from June 2020 shows plans to “announce the first-ever sports event in Party Royale” An internal presentation at Epic Games showed ambitio...
05:31 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Sony is working to integrate Discord into PlayStation consoles
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge PlayStation is now partnering with Discord, the popular online communication service, with a promise to “bring the Discord and...
05:00 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Twitter will now let anyone with 600 or more followers host its audio Spaces on mobile
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Beginning Monday, Twitter will bring the ability for accounts with 600 or more followers to host Spaces, its Clubhouse-like soci...
04:04 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Microsoft adds FPS Boost to 74 more games on Xbox Series X / S
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is enabling its Xbox FPS Boost mode on 74 more games today, bringing the total up to 97 games. Titles getting an FPS B...
03:51 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge The Epic Games v. Apple trial kicks off with kids screaming free Fortnite
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Epic Games v. Apple trial is starting today, and it has begun with a court conference call full of kids screaming for Fortnite to ...
03:39 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge DJI Mini 2 drone getting firmware update to address battery charging issue
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Dronemaker DJI says a firmware update is coming to fix a battery discharge issue in its DJI Mini 2 drone. According to TechRadar, the ...
03:20 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge G4s newest host is virtual streamer CodeMiko
G4’s newest host looks a little different from the rest of its lineup: it’s hired CodeMiko — one of the biggest virtual streamers on Twitch — to bring her eccentric int...
03:15 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Here are the accessories youll need for your PlayStation 5
Sony’s PlayStation 5 is still incredibly difficult to find. Whether you got lucky with a launch unit, or are still trying to snag one for yourself, picking up additional acce...
03:15 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Upgrades to the US Armys night vision technology make darkness into a video game
The new tech improves contrast. | Image: Lancer Brigade The US Army’s Lancer Brigade showed footage of the world as seen through the latest in night vision technology...
02:55 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge The League of Legends animated series is coming to Netflix this fall
The long-awaited League of Legends animated series is coming to Netflix. The streaming service confirmed today that the show, called Arcane, will be available later this fall. ...
02:46 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Here are some must-have accessories for your Xbox Series X or Series S
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Xbox Series X and Series S consoles launched in November 2020. Whether you were able to secure one in time for launch day, or if y...
02:24 pm - Mon, May 3, 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...
02:09 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Why Epic is burning its own cash to cook Apple
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Follow the money, baby Continue reading… ...
01:45 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Some of the best Nintendo Switch games are $20 off
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Whether you’re a new or not-so-new Switch owner, everyone needs some good games to play. If you want some of the best titl...
01:10 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Epic Games buys artist portfolio site ArtStation
ArtStation As it prepares to do battle in court with Apple over App Store fees, Epic Games has acquired ArtStation, an online marketplace for digital artists, the compa...
12:04 pm - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Verizon sells AOL and Yahoo for about half of what it paid
Verizon has sold its AOL and Yahoo properties to Apollo Global Management in a deal said to be worth $5 billion, about half of the nearly $9 billion Verizon originally paid for...
11:32 am - Mon, May 3, 2021
The Verge Kroger begins testing drone deliveries for baby products and smores
Kroger is partnering with Drone Express on deliveries of packages up to five pounds. | Image: Kroger Kroger is joining rival Walmart by launching a drone delivery pilot...
10:03 pm - Sun, May 2, 2021
The Verge New trailers: Castlevania, West Side Story, Sweet Tooth, Luca, and more
Castlevania | Netflix Just started watching season four of The Handmaid’s Tale and I remember why I prefer the weekly release schedule for this show: Bingeing it is u...
05:29 pm - Sun, May 2, 2021
The Verge iFixit drilled a key ring hole into one of Apples AirTags in its latest teardown
iFixit did a teardown of Apple’s AirTags | iFixit The team over at iFixit has done its teardown thing again, this time examining Apple’s AirTag trackers. Part one o...
03:18 pm - Sun, May 2, 2021
The Verge Facebook and Instagram notices in iOS apps tell users tracking helps keep them free of charge
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is continuing its campaign against Apple’s iOS 14 privacy updates, adding a notice within its iOS app telling users t...
01:45 pm - Sun, May 2, 2021
The Verge President of Elon Musks Neuralink venture tweets that hes left the company
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Neuralink President Max Hodak tweeted Saturday that he has left the company he co-founded w...
01:00 pm - Sun, May 2, 2021
The Verge Are we seeing the return of the closed-door office? I hope not.
An open office, 1960s-style. | Photo: United Artists So it seems that Google, the exemplar of the open-office concept, is trying now to figure out how to keep its desig...
12:30 pm - Sun, May 2, 2021
The Verge SpaceX Crew Dragon Resilience safely returns four astronauts to Earth
NASA astronauts Shannon Walker, left, Victor Glover, Mike Hopkins, and JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi. | Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images Four astronauts retu...
12:30 pm - Sun, May 2, 2021
The Verge SpaceXs Crew-1 astronauts make flawless nighttime splashdown in Gulf of Mexico
NASA astronauts Shannon Walker, left, Victor Glover, Mike Hopkins, and JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi. | Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images Four astronauts retu...
12:00 pm - Sun, May 2, 2021
The Verge Acer Chromebook Spin 513 review: a chip off a new block
A sleek, but slow, Chromebook Continue reading… ...
10:36 am - Sun, May 2, 2021
The Verge Microsoft wants to reduce its Xbox store cut and shake up console gaming
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has been planning to cut its Xbox store cut to just 12 percent, according to confidential documents filed in the Epic ...
10:36 am - Sun, May 2, 2021
The Verge Microsoft explored reducing its Xbox store cut to shake up console gaming
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft had been planning to cut its Xbox store cut to just 12 percent, according to confidential documents filed in the Epic ...
10:17 pm - Sat, May 1, 2021
The Verge As Epic v. Apple approaches the courtroom, Valve is getting sued over Steam too
Just two days before Apple gets dragged into a California court to justify its 30 percent App Store fee — and two days after Microsoft axed its 30 percent cut on PC — we’...
09:46 pm - Sat, May 1, 2021
The Verge Newsmax apologizes to employee of Dominion Voting Systems over false election accusations
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Conservative news channel Newsmax has posted an apology to an employee of Dominion Voting Systems, after it reported without evi...
07:43 pm - Sat, May 1, 2021
The Verge Epic-backed expert says Apples app store profit is as high as 78 percent
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An expert witness for Epic Games testified that Apple’s App Store had operating margins above 70 percent in fiscal years 2018 ...
04:59 pm - Sat, May 1, 2021
The Verge California appeals court finds Amazon responsible for third party sellers products
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An appeals court in California has ruled that Amazon can be held liable for products sold through its marketplace by a third-par...
03:50 pm - Sat, May 1, 2021
The Verge Former Netflix executive convicted of money laundering
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A former Netflix executive was convicted of taking bribes and kickbacks from vendors doing business with the company, according ...
03:00 pm - Sat, May 1, 2021
The Verge Disco Elysium: The Final Cut is like an epic yet enigmatic novel
A screenshot from Disco Elysium. | Image: Studio ZA/UM At some point during my time with Disco Elysium: The Final Cut, after I read yet another minutes-long dialogue se...
02:56 pm - Sat, May 1, 2021
The Verge Florida bill would fine social media platforms for banning politicians with exemption for Disney
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Florida is on the verge of passing legislation that would fine social media companies like Twitter and Facebook that “knowingl...
02:00 pm - Sat, May 1, 2021
The Verge New vaccine perks: halftime shots and savings bonds
A woman gets a COVID-19 vaccine at a mobile vaccine clinic in Texas on April 30, 2021. | Photo by CECILE CLOCHERET/AFP via Getty Images If you’re one of the few thous...
01:30 pm - Sat, May 1, 2021
The Verge Enjoy these limited-time tech and gaming discounts
Apple We’ve reached the weekend, and the start of another month. Sayonara, April, and hello to May. The past few days at The Verge have been some of the best tech dea...
01:00 pm - Sat, May 1, 2021
The Verge Sonys new prime lenses are the small saviors Ive been looking for
Sony’s newest lenses are three new compact primes lenses that each cost $600. The new Sony 24mm f/2.8, 40mm f/2.5, and 50mm f/2.5 are three new compact prime lenses t...
12:00 pm - Sat, May 1, 2021
The Verge Microsofts app store changes crank up the Apple pressure
Microsoft shook up the PC gaming industry this week with the announcement that it was cutting the fee it takes from game sales on the Windows store. On the surface, it’s a we...
01:05 am - Sat, May 1, 2021
The Verge Today I learned that card grading companies are drowning in Pokmon cards
BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images A report from Vice has opened my eyes to just how big the Pokémon trading card collecting market is getting — apparently to t...
12:15 am - Sat, May 1, 2021
The Verge This world-ending asteroid is the perfect vehicle for Pink Floyd
If you’d like a visual of one way that doom could overtake Earth almost immediately, then YouTube user Anselo La Manna has just the video for you: a large asteroid impact sim...
10:30 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Facebook acquires the developers of VR military simulator Onward
A screenshot from Onward. | Image: Downpour Interactive Facebook’s Oculus division has snatched up yet another popular virtual reality game developer. On Friday, the ...
09:57 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge NASA suspends SpaceXs $2.9 billion moon lander contract after rivals protest
A digital illustration of SpaceX’s Starship lunar lander sitting on the Moon’s surface, as proposed to NASA under its Artemis program. | Image: SpaceX NASA has susp...
09:19 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Federal COVID-19 vaccine website launches with Spanish-language version
The Biden administration’s version of a COVID-19 vaccine-finding website launched today, along with a Spanish-language version, text messaging tool, and phone hotline. The n...
09:16 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Want a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro? You may have to wait until July
Image: Apple If you’re hoping to get one of the new 12.9-inch iPad Pros with a Mini LED display, you may be waiting a while — the delivery times for even the base m...
09:15 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Acing its fourth flight on Mars, NASAs Ingenuity will advance to a new testing round
The Ingenuity helicopter on Mars. | Image: NASA/JPL After acing a set of historic test flights on Mars, NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter will embark on a new, more advance...
08:20 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Basecamp implodes as employees flee company, including senior staff
After a controversial blog post in which CEO Jason Fried outlined Basecamp’s new philosophy that prohibited, among other things, “societal and political discussions” on i...
07:45 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Roku and YouTube TV are now in an all-out public showdown
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Friday morning, Roku pulled YouTube TV from its channel store. Its removal came after Roku’s distribution agreement for the...
06:57 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Instacart shoppers say their accounts were wrongly deactivated
Image: Instacart Some Instacart shoppers claim that the company has wrongfully terminated their accounts in response to fraudulent activity, locking them out of future ...
06:28 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge If your paycheck is missing, QuickBooks may be to blame
Photo: Flickr Due to an issue with QuickBooks processing direct deposits, some people had a very unpleasant morning, waking up to see either that their paycheck hadn’...
05:48 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: iOS 14.5 features, Apple sales skyrocket, and podcasting
Facebook Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where host Nilay Patel discusses the week in tech news with the reporters and editors co...
05:22 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Hulus live TV service is finally getting Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, and other ViacomCBS channels today
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hulu’s live TV service is finally getting nine new ViacomCBS channels — Comedy Central, BET, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., VH1, CMT...
04:44 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge English soccer teams have started a four-day social media boycott to protest online abuse
Photo by Tom Flathers/Manchester City FC via Getty Images English soccer teams and organizations are all shutting down their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts f...
04:25 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Watch the tall vampire lady gulp down a bucket of blood in this Resident Evil Village puppet show
Image: Capcom We’re just a week out from the release of Resident Evil Village, and as part of the game’s promotional campaign, Capcom has uploaded an absolute treat...
04:19 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge 10 percent of you will be Goblinized today
Harebrained Schemes I woke up feeling a little strange this morning, but I didn’t think much of it. It’s just another day living in the pandemic. But after I got so...
04:13 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Telecom groups sue New York over low-income broadband law
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Trade groups representing some of the largest telecom companies, including AT&T and Verizon, are suing New York over a new s...
04:10 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Deepfake that supposedly fooled European politicians was just a look-alike, say pranksters
Deepfakes use AI techniques to generate or manipulate videos and pictures. | Artist: William Joel Last week, numerous news outlets reported that a string of European p...
02:45 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge How a university got itself banned from the Linux kernel
The University of Minnesota’s path to banishment was long, turbulent, and full of emotion Continue reading… ...
02:11 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge You can save up to $147 on a preorder for the latest M1 iPad Pro or iMac
The latest iPad Pros are powered by the M1 chip. | Apple Following the official reveal last week of the new model refreshes for the iMac and iPad Pros, all of which are...
02:06 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Next weeks Fortnite trial could upend Apples App Store model even if Epic loses
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Epic will put Apple’s business under a microscope Continue reading… ...
01:16 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge How to use your Oculus Quest 2 to play any PC VR game wirelessly
Oh hey, it’s all of my PC games available to play on the Quest 2, wire-free, from within a virtual room. This is getting weird. One of the best features of the Oculus...
01:00 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Roku removes YouTube TV from channel store as dispute with Google escalates
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Roku has pulled YouTube TV from its channel store. The distribution agreement between Roku and Google for YouTube TV has expired as of ...
01:00 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Solar flare: whyTeslas price hike has customers seeing spots
Elon Musk says ‘significant mistakes’ were made in how Tesla calculates solar roof costs. Customers are irate Continue reading… ...
12:43 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge How to buy 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 ...
12:30 pm - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge The colorful M1 iMac, Mini LED iPad Pro, and refreshed Apple TV 4K are available to preorder now
Image: Apple Apple’s colorful new M1-powered iMacs, refreshed iPad Pros, and updated Apple TV 4K (with a not-terrible-looking remote) are now all available to preorde...
11:41 am - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Googles answer to the problems of open plan offices? Inflatable walls
Photo by Eduardo MunozAlvarez/VIEWpress Google is redesigning its offices for the post-pandemic world, and The New York Times has a big report full of pictures and vide...
10:44 am - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Google is cracking down on scammy Play Store app listings
An example of the kind of listing that will be prohibited under the new policy. | Image: Google Google has announced new Play Store policies and guidelines designed to ...
10:22 am - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge EU accuses Apple of App Store antitrust violations after Spotify complaint
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The European Commission is issuing antitrust charges against Apple over concerns about the company’s App Store practices. The ...
08:09 am - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Coinbase now lets you buy cryptocurrency with your PayPal account
PayPal is now available as a payment method for US Coinbase users. | Image: Coinbase Coinbase has added the option for users to buy cryptocurrency using their PayPal ac...
01:02 am - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Apple adds a way to speed up searches on the App Store by suggesting words
Apple has added a new App Store search suggestions feature in the US, Canada, Australia, and the UK, that might make it easier to find apps. Now, after typing in a search term,...
01:00 am - Fri, April 30, 2021
The Verge Epic Games v. Apple: the fight for the future of the App Store
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge All the news about the huge trial Continue reading… ...
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The Verge Microsoft reveals how Halo Infinite will look on 32:9 super ultrawide monitors and other PC perks
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