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11:45 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge PSA: You might want to avoid the gobs of Halo Infinite spoilers Microsoft just leaked
If you’re invested in the story of Master Chief, Cortana, and the fate of the Halo universe, you might want to keep your head down and start muting some keywords on social me...
11:10 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Here are the latest accusations Activision Blizzard employees have leveled at the company
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge More disturbing allegations of Activision Blizzard’s reported culture of sexual harassment and gender-based discrimination hav...
11:02 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge After accusations, Twitter will pay hackers to find biases in its automatic image crops
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is holding a competition in hopes that hackers and researchers will be able to identify biases in its image cropping alg...
10:24 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Mastodon now has an official iPhone app
Decentralized social network Mastodon now has an official iPhone app. The nonprofit behind Mastodon launched the app on iOS today, supplementing an existing web version and sev...
09:02 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge A Tesla Megapack burst into flames at Victorian Big Battery
A rendering of what the “Victorian Big Battery” will look like when completed. | Image: Neoen A Tesla Megapack caught fire today during initial testing of a highly ...
08:17 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: this quarters earnings for Apple, Samsung, Google, and Microsoft
Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the week in tech news with the reporters and editors c...
07:23 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge June heatwave was the most extreme on record for North America
Smoke rises over the mountains in Lytton, as firefighters battle the fires in British Columbia, July 6, 2021. | Photo by Mert Alper Dervis/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images ...
07:00 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge May be an image: what its like browsing Instagram while blind
The ridiculous sounds of social sites Continue reading… ...
06:37 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk calls Apples App Store fees a de facto global tax on the Internet
Photo By: Will Heath/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Elon Musk has had a busy Friday on Twitter. After flatly denying that he has ever spoken to Apple CEO Tim Cook...
05:35 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk and Apple deny wild story that he tried to replace Tim Cook
Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly demanded to become Apple’s CEO in a 2016 phone call with current Apple CEO Tim Cook, according to an upcoming book about Tesla. The story, shar...
04:59 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is facing a subpoena for millions of documents in Googles antitrust case
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The sweeping federal antitrust case against Google has given rise to a significant fight over data held by Microsoft, and the co...
04:38 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Watchdog denies Blue Origins challenge to NASAs lunar lander program
Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images Blue Origin’s protest against NASA’s decision to pick just one company to build its first human lunar lander in decades was denied...
04:38 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Government denies Blue Origins challenge to NASAs lunar lander program
Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images The Government Accountability Office squashed Blue Origin’s protest over NASA’s decision to pick a single lunar lander contractor,...
04:30 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge The special effects behind Lokis doomed planet of Lamentis
Photo: Marvel Studios How the team at Digital Domain destroyed a world Continue reading… ...
03:52 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge A three-pack of Google Nest Minis is only $64 at eBay right now
Normally $50 a pop, BuyDig is offering a trio of Google Nest Minis for nearly 60 percent off. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Like Amazon’s Echo Dot, the Google Ne...
03:02 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Tesla agrees to pay $1.5 million to settle battery throttling lawsuit
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Tesla agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the company used a software update to reduce the maximum battery voltag...
03:00 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge The bad science behind trans healthcare bans
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Lawmakers cling to flawed evidence while restricting care for trans youth Continue reading… ...
02:59 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge How to use transitions to make your TikTok videos more interesting
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’re a TikTok creator, then you know how quickly those minutes of video can fly by. One of the ways you can move storytel...
02:41 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Russia blames software glitch for misfired engines that shoved ISS
Roscosmos Russia’s space agency blamed a “short-term software failure” for yesterday’s engine mishap with its new science module. The module’s thrusters unexp...
01:37 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge The Mark Cuban-founded audio app Fireside is asking its own users to invest
Fireside The Mark Cuban-funded and co-founded audio app Fireside has yet to publicly launch, but already it’s asking the limited creators on its platform for money. I...
01:07 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Amazon fined record $887 million over EU privacy violations
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Now that Amazon’s Q2 earnings are in, it has submitted a 10-Q filing with the SEC that includes additional details like this e...
01:00 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge The bipartisan infrastructure bill is good for EVs, bad for the climate
If it’s approved, the bipartisan infrastructure deal announced this week will make it easier for Americans to buy and own an electric car. But it won’t help meet President ...
01:00 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge How Facebook became a lifeline for immigrant bike messengers
Illustration by Ari Liloan for The Verge ‘We are delivery boys who want to raise our voices’ Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Vaccine carrots only got us so far now, its time for sticks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge This week, the dam broke. With COVID-19 surging around the United States and vaccination rates stagnating, federal agencies and ...
11:05 am - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Heres why Apple says it hates leaks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is a notoriously secretive company, and a cease and desist letter recently acquired by Motherboard sheds new light on exac...
09:05 am - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Sgt. Peppers to get new Atmos mix because current version doesnt sound quite right
Photo credit should read JULIO CESAR AGUILAR/AFP via Getty Images The Beatles seminal Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band is set to receive another Dolby Atmos mix,...
03:30 am - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge AMDs new Radeon RX 6600 XT offers 1080p RDNA 2 gaming for $379
An AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT GPU from Asus | Image: AMD AMD has a new entry-level RX 6000-series GPU: the $379 RX 6600 XT, which is still based on the same RDNA 2 architect...
12:26 am - Fri, July 30, 2021
The Verge Dish adds HBO Max and will now offer HBO and Cinemax
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Following a prolonged standoff between Dish Network and AT&T over licensing terms to c...
12:10 am - Fri, July 30, 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 ...
11:44 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Verizons new hotspot plans are built for your vanlife dreams
Verizon’s hotspot plans offer mobile data that can be shared with other devices in your luxury camper van, er, house. | Image: Verizon Verizon has introduced new mobi...
11:34 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Bungie reveals how Destiny 2 crossplay will and wont work, and a rough idea when
A screenshot from Destiny 2. | Image: Bungie Destiny 2 developer Bungie revealed a whole lot of information about the game’s upcoming crossplay support in a blog post...
11:08 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Snapchat is crashing for a lot of people again
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Snapchat is experiencing a massive issue as of Thursday evening, with more than 125,000 users reporting problems on Downdetector...
11:08 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Snapchat was crashing for a lot of people again
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Snapchat experienced a massive issue Thursday evening, with more than 125,000 users reporting problems on Downdetector. I tried ...
10:58 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Forza Motorsport 7 will be driving into the sunset in September
Photo: Turn 10 Studios Forza Motorsport 7 will no longer be available to purchase from the Microsoft Store or play on Xbox Game Pass after September 15th, 2021, as it...
09:38 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Robinhoods public trading is off to a rocky start
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Robinhood started trading at $38, dropped about 10 percent, recovered, but still closed down 8 percent at $34.90 on its first da...
09:27 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Sonys new PS5 beta update also fixes one of its silliest flaws
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The first major system update for Sony’s PlayStation 5 is arriving in beta form today, finally letting you expand the console’s 66...
09:25 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Amazon gives Alexa a new iOS widget and the ability to assign reminders
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon has updated the Alexa app on iOS so that you can access the voice assistant right from your home screen via a new widget. Everyo...
08:58 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Amazons earnings show why Andy Jassy is now in charge
Photo: Getty Images As stores reopen and in-person shopping picks back up, the surge in demand for Amazon purchases has finally started to wane — not much, to be clea...
08:24 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Why wildfire smoke can be worse than other air pollutants
A haze of wildfire smoke and clouds is seen at sunset in an aerial image taken during a flight from Seattle to Los Angeles as Western wildfires, including the Bootleg, Dixie, a...
08:20 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Joe Biden wants states to pay people $100 to get vaccinated
The Biden administration wants states and local governments to give $100 to “every newly vaccinated American,” the Treasury Department said in a statement today. It’s the...
08:19 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Uncontrolled firing from Russian module causes brief tug of war on International Space Station
Russia’s Nauka module | Roscosmos The International Space Station unexpectedly shifted in orbit on Thursday when thrusters on a newly docked Russian module began firi...
07:34 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Annapurna showed off lots of cool games at its first showcase
Stray. Thanks to games like Florence, Gorogoa, and What Remains of Edith Finch, Annapurna Interactive has steadily become one of the most exciting indie game publishers...
07:20 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Windows 11 now has its first beta release
Microsoft has released the first beta of Windows 11, available to those enrolled in its Windows Insider Program. Until today, getting access to Windows 11 meant installing the ...
07:13 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge GarageBand can now help you remix tracks from Lady Gaga and Dua Lipa
Image: Apple If a year inside convinced you to shoot your shot at becoming an international DJ, Apple is updating GarageBand for iOS and iPadOS on Thursday with a low-s...
06:34 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney over Black Widows streaming release
Image: Marvel Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney over the simultaneous streaming release of Black Widow, which debuted the same day in theaters and on Disney Plus throu...
05:58 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Motorola debuts Edge 20 flagships globally with fast refresh screens and 108-megapixel cameras
The Motorola Edge 20 Pro, Edge 20, and Edge 20 Lite all support 5G and come with a 6.7-inch OLED. | Image: Motorola Motorola is keeping its return to flagship devices r...
05:21 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Its not just you, streaming the Olympics is a mess
Sunisa Lee of Team United States competes on the balance beam during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. | Photo by Amin Mohammad Jamali/Getty Images Figuring...
04:51 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge The NBA and iHeartMedia are planning to make a whole lot of podcasts together
Photo by Justin Casterline/Getty Images The NBA and iHeartMedia, which owns iHeartRadio, will be launching more than 20 new co-produced podcasts as part of a multiyear ...
04:37 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Amazons older Kindles will start to lose their internet access in December
Amazon’s Kindle e-readers with built-in 3G will begin to lose the ability to connect to the internet on their own in the US in December, according to an email sent to custome...
03:47 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Amazons Fire TV Cube can now do Zoom video calls
Image: Amazon Amazon has announced that its second-gen Fire TV Cube is now able to participate in two-way Zoom video calls. The company rolled out support for videoconf...
03:35 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Disney Plus Hawkeye show gets a November 24th release date
Image: Marvel Studios Marvel’s Hawkeye spinoff show is officially debuting on Disney Plus on November 24th, the company announced today. The announcement comes with t...
03:30 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Electric boat startup Arc wants to make a big splash
Images: Arc Electricity and water don’t mix — well, actually, they mix really well, which can be problematic for humans. So the thought of an electric boat may seem...
03:30 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Hulus live TV service gets NFL Network and RedZone ahead of 2021 season
A new sports add-on from Hulu with Live TV. | Image: Hulu Hulu is adding two big channels for football coverage to its live TV service. The NFL Network will be included...
03:18 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Lenovo Flex 5 Chromebook review: midrange done right
The Flex 5 is built for its price range Continue reading… ...
03:03 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Fortnite teases concert series with record-breaking superstar
The next big Fortnite concert is happening very soon — but who will be performing remains a mystery. Developer Epic announced an event called the Rift Tour, which will take p...
02:48 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Airbnbs new tool makes it easier for hosts to list Wi-Fi speeds for remote work getaways
Airbnb is adding a new tool for hosts that will let them easily test and list their Wi-Fi speeds on listings. The new addition is in recognization of the fact that — particul...
02:44 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Jodie Whittakers run on Doctor Who will end in 2022
Image: BBC The Thirteenth Doctor is set to step away. Today, the BBC announced that Jodie Whittaker, who took over as the first female lead in Doctor Who in 2017, will ...
02:00 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Airports have a wildlife problem (and vice versa)
Every summer, hundreds of diamondback terrapins crawl over to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to lay their eggs. In past years, the turtles have been so obst...
01:55 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge How to use the PS5s M.2 SSD expandable storage
The PS5 software beta now supports M.2 SSDs. | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Sony has started beta testing the first software update for the PS5 today, and it include...
01:39 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Nikola founder charged with securities fraud over allegedly fake truck demo
In Southern District of New York federal court on Thursday, Nikola founder Trevor Milton was charged with securities fraud. The charges allege that Milton made a series of mate...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Uber teaming up with Rosetta Stone to offer free language courses to drivers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber is teaming up with popular language service Rosetta Stone to provide free classes to drivers and couriers, the company anno...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Nothing Ear 1 earbuds review: almost something
Standout design, noise cancellation, and wireless charging for $99 Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge This is Beast Canyon, the evolution of Intels modular mini gaming PC
Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge This 8-liter desktop upgrades in a snap Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge The children of techs guest workers are pushing for immigration relief
Illustration by Ari Liloan for The Verge ‘Documented Dreamers’ have few good options after aging out of dependent visas Continue reading… ...
12:53 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Huaweis P50 announced with Snapdragon 888 and HarmonyOS
The Huawei P50 Pro. | Image: Huawei Huawei has announced its latest flagship phones for the Chinese market, the P50 and P50 Pro. They’re the company’s first major p...
12:42 pm - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Apples M1 MacBook Air is at its lowest price ever at Best Buy today
Apple MacBook Air with the M1 processor | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s latest MacBook Air with the M1 processor is an excellent, lightweight productivity...
11:33 am - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Facebooks next hardware launch will be its Ray-Ban smart glasses
What exactly the glasses will look like or how they will function is unclear. Facebook’s next hardware launch will be its long-awaited Ray-Ban ‘smart glasses,’ C...
11:00 am - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge The summer Intel fell behind
Looking back a year later at Intel’s worst summer, and how it’s been fighting its way back since Continue reading… ...
10:45 am - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Sonys first PS5 software beta arrives with M.2 SSD support
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony’s PS5 system software beta program is starting to roll out today, and it include access to the long-awaited M.2 SSD slot. The f...
09:58 am - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Google is kicking sugar dating apps out of the Play Store
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge “Sugar dating” apps will not be allowed on the Android Play Store from September 1st, Google has announced as part of a seri...
07:00 am - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Bang & Olufsen launches its first pair of noise-canceling true wireless earbuds
The Beoplay EQ are available in gold (pictured) and black. | Image: Bang and Olufsen Bang & Olufsen’s Beoplay EQ are the Danish audio brand’s first pair of nois...
04:14 am - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Robot arranges 100,000 dominoes into a Super Mario Bros. mural in one day
Engineer and YouTuber Mark Rober has created a robot that can make domino murals at lightning speed, and has shown it off with a video of it arranging 100,000 dominoes into a S...
03:21 am - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Samsung boosts profits and pledges to mainstream foldables
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung Electronics has released its second-quarter earnings, reporting 20 percent higher revenue and 54 percent higher operating prof...
12:34 am - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge The best deals on MacBooks right now
MacBook Air (late-2020). With multiple configurations and various models to choose from, including some equipped with Apple’s new M1 processor, finding a deal on a Ma...
12:19 am - Thu, July 29, 2021
The Verge Netflix will mandate COVID-19 vaccinations on productions in the US
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix will require the casts and some crew on its productions in the US to be vaccinated against COVID-19, a measure that come...
11:33 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Amazons older Kindles will start to lose their internet access in December
Amazon’s Kindle e-readers with built-in 3G will begin to lose the ability to connect to the internet on their own in the US in December, according to an email sent to custome...
09:30 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge How Instagram can take its child safety work even further
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In May, I wrote here that the child safety problem on tech platforms is worse than we knew. A disturbing study from the nonprofi...
09:13 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Facebook will require US office employees to be vaccinated
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook will require its US employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 when they return to the office, the company confirmed t...
09:04 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge The best Chromebook for 2021
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge The best Chromebook laptop or two-in-one for every Chrome OS fan Continue reading… ...
09:00 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Workers at a repair facility used by Apple compare conditions to sweatshops
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Workers at a Houston, Texas facility that processes repairs for Apple, Dell, and Lenovo reportedly say they are working in “sw...
08:30 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Apple will require masks again in most of its US stores
Apple will be requiring customers and staff at most of its more than 270 US retail stores to wear masks even if they are vaccinated, according to a new Bloomberg report, bringi...
08:30 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge How to back up your Gmail
Photo illustration byJakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images You may be switching jobs, or maybe you’ve decided to stop using a specific email account, or maybe you ...
08:28 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Facebooks business is doing better than ever
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. | Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images If you pay even the slightest attention to tech news, you’ve probably recently seen nonstop critic...
08:23 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Activision Blizzard employees walk out of work to protest rampant sexism and discrimination
Photography by Zoe Schiffer / The Verge ‘Until these demands are met, we won’t stop fighting’ Continue reading… ...
08:00 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge White House says infrastructure deal includes $65 billion for broadband
On Wednesday, bipartisan Senate negotiators reached a deal on an infrastructure package after weeks of tense discussion. The package includes billions in new funding, including...
07:40 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Google remembers Voice exists, adds new missed call and caller ID features
Image: Google Google announced it’s adding new caller ID, missed call, and SMS message features to Google Voice on Wednesday. The otherwise minor update is notable be...
07:34 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Heres the evidence a fired Blizzard developers Cosby Suite existed
As employees walk out of Activision Blizzard today over allegations of “constant sexual harassment” and workplace discrimination — and how poorly they felt the company re...
06:34 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Is Robinhood really democratizing finance?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Robinhood is scheduled to price its stock today before trading begins tomorrow, and yesterday, it disclosed a new investigation:...
06:22 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge How Tesla will open up its Superchargers to other EVs
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Tesla CEO Elon Musk has, for years, talked about opening up his company’s vast Supercharger network to other electric vehicles. But...
06:15 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge United Airlines will let passengers preorder food and snacks online before flights
United Airlines announced a new option for passengers to preorder food, snacks, and beverages online up to five days before their scheduled flight. Orders can be made either on...
05:57 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge After years of turmoil, Boeings Starliner capsule is set for a do-over
Photo by Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images Test-launching its astronaut capsule a second time, Boeing needs a success now more than ever Continue reading&hel...
05:57 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Watch Valves Gabe Newell explain why the Steam Deck exists
Image: IGN Valve president Gabe Newell has given a rare interview to IGN, where he talks about why the company’s upcoming Steam Deck handheld exists and the philosoph...
05:55 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge How to get rid of that irritating Meet tab in Gmail for Android and iOS
I have nothing against Google’s Meet videoconferencing platform — in fact, I’ve used it a few times — but I can’t help being annoyed when the feature is pushed at me ...
05:42 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge T-Mobiles new prepaid offer is a direct play for the Boost customers it sold to Dish
T-Mobile is offering customers who switch from an MVNO a discount on an unlimited Metro plan with 5G. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile is introducing ...
05:32 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Google will require employees to be vaccinated before returning to offices
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google will require that employees be vaccinated before they’re allowed to return to the company’s offices, CEO Sundar Picha...
05:07 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines protection against severe disease holds steady over six months
Photo by Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Pfizer / BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine’s protection against severe cases of the disease holds steady after six months, ...
05:00 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge James Bonds iconic Aston Martin DB5 is coming to Rocket League for a limited time
Would you pay $10 for the privilege of strapping rocket boosters to James Bond’s iconic Aston Martin DB5 automobile and using it to score spectacular gravity-defying goals wi...
04:58 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge The Oppo Watch 2 launches in China with a promise of 16 days of battery life
The Oppo Watch 2 has launched in China, featuring the same Apple Watch-style design as the original Oppo Watch but with improved internal hardware. That includes Qualcomm’s l...
04:37 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Activision Blizzard faces lawsuit and employee backlash over sexual harassment
Image: Blizzard California’s suit alleges a toxic culture, discrimination, and retaliation Continue reading… ...
04:17 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Activision Blizzard employees say CEOs letter fails to address key concerns
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images In a new letter, Activision Blizzard employees said that CEO Bobby Kotick’s note addressi...
03:43 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge How to hide Google Meet in Gmail
Google rolled out Google Meet, a revamped version of its video chatting program Hangouts Meet, in April 2020, and made the app available to anyone with a Google account. You ca...
03:02 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge How to schedule an email in Gmail
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google announced that Gmail would natively support email scheduling in April 2019, and the feature became available in desktop a...
03:00 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles is the perfect vacation game
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles is the kind of engrossing murder mystery that’s perfect for a long vacation — it just happens to be a video game. As a prequel of sorts, C...
03:00 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Google shows off Play Stores upcoming data privacy section
The section gives a summary of data collected, and security practices. | Image: Google Google has revealed an in-progress design for the Play Store’s upcoming safety ...
03:00 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Twitter pilots a new shopping section for brands
GameStop and Arden Cove are two of the brands piloting the feature. | Image: Twitter Twitter is piloting a new feature that allows businesses to add a shopping section ...
02:30 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Extreme heat is on Democrats infrastructure agenda
People wait to buy ice cream from a vender on the National Mall as the DC area experiences a heatwave on June 30, 2021, in Washington, DC. - Climate change is causing record-se...
02:00 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Snapchats built-in map will start recommending places for you to visit
Snap More than 250 million people use Snapchat’s built-in map to see where their friends are in the world. The map interface was recently upgraded to a main tab insid...
01:30 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge The Verges back-to-school gift guide 2021
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Great gifts for high schoolers and the college bound Continue reading… ...
01:20 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Sony has sold 10 million PS5 consoles
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony has now sold more than 10 million PS5 consoles. That’s up more than 2 million sales from the 7.8 million Sony previously reveal...
01:09 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge The Atmos-ready Sonos Arc sees a rare discount at Wellbots
In a rare move, Wellbots is offering the standout Sonos Arc for $50 off MSRP. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Sonos products are an easy sell, at least when the pric...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge The teen tycoons of Depop
Illustration by Ari Liloan for The Verge Young people can make real money selling vintage clothes online — if they can stay on the right side of the algorithm ...
12:02 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Watch a bipedal robot run a first ever 5K
Researchers from Oregon State University have coaxed a bipedal robot off the couch to successfully complete the first ever robotic 5 kilometer outdoors run. The bot, Cassie, co...
12:02 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Could you beat this bipedal robots 5K run time?
Researchers from Oregon State University have coaxed a bipedal robot off the couch to successfully complete the first ever robotic 5 kilometer outdoors run. The bot, Cassie, co...
12:00 pm - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Pocos latest high-performance phone is the $299 X3 GT
The Poco X3 GT looks very similar to the Chinese version of Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 10 Pro. Xiaomi spin-off Poco has announced yet another X3 phone. The X3 GT follows the...
11:52 am - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp reportedly developing iOS to Android transfer option for chat history
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WhatsApp is developing a way for its users to transfer their chat histories from iOS to Android, according to reports from WABet...
10:50 am - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge ZTEs newest under-display selfie camera looks slightly improved
ZTE’s Axon 30. | Image: ZTE Last year’s Axon 20 5G from ZTE was the world’s first commercially-available phone to put a front-facing camera underneath its displa...
10:39 am - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Krispy Kreme is selling Xbox doughnuts
Krispy Kreme’s new Xbox doughnut. | Image: Krispy Kreme Krispy Kreme has created an Xbox doughnut. The fluffy doughnut is a marketing collaboration with Microsoft to ...
10:27 am - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Spotifys paid subscribers hit 165M as podcast listening improved modestly
Spotify’s latest subscriber numbers. | Image: Spotify Spotify now has 165 million premium subscribers and 365 million monthly active users according to a new earnings...
07:20 am - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Halo Infinites first multiplayer beta begins on July 29th
The first Halo Infinite multiplayer technical preview will start tomorrow, July 29th. The beta will run until Sunday August 1st, offering a short chance for those invited to te...
03:15 am - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Nintendo is shutting down its Dr. Mario mobile game
Nintendo has announced that Dr. Mario World, a mobile take on the puzzle game series, will go out of service on November 1st, with sales of its in-app “diamond” currency en...
01:19 am - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Read Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Koticks letter addressing the harassment allegations
Photo by J. Emilio Flores/Corbis via Getty Images The evening before a proposed employee walkout at Activision Blizzard, one that at least part of the company is now ac...
12:56 am - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Workers at a repair facility used by Apple compare conditions to sweatshops
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Workers at a Houston, Texas facility that processes repairs for Apple, Dell, and Lenovo reportedly say they are working in “sw...
12:24 am - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Live Text is no longer an M1-exclusive in Apples newest macOS Monterey beta
Image: Apple Apple is expanding which devices can use one of its previously M1-chip exclusive features in the fourth macOS Monterey beta. Live Text, the company’s new...
12:18 am - Wed, July 28, 2021
The Verge Blizzard is removing unspecified inappropriate references from World of Warcraft
A screenshot from World of Warcraft. | Image: Activision Blizzard The World of Warcraft team has vowed to remove “references that are not appropriate for our world”...
10:50 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Blizzard is encouraging its own employees to attend Wednesdays walkout with paid time off
Photo: Blizzard On Wednesday, Activision Blizzard employees will walk out of work to protest the company’s response to a giant sexual harassment and workplace discrim...
09:10 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge TikToks live video push continues with new features for creators and viewers
TikTok has announced a slew of new live video features coming to the popular video app platform for both creators and viewers, including scheduled “events,” picture-in-pict...
08:45 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge The iPhone 12s strong momentum helps Apple to another huge quarter
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s string of record-breaking earnings reports continued on Tuesday, with the company posting a strong fiscal third quarte...
08:39 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge eBay cyberstalking conspirator sentenced to 18 months in prison
Former eBay security manager Philip Cooke has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for his role in an intense stalking campaign against a pair of eBay critics. A Massachusetts...
08:37 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Google sets all-time records as search and YouTube profits soar
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last quarter, Google roared out of the post-pandemic-peak period with a record $17.9 billion in profit, finally joining other te...
08:20 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Microsoft reports weaker Surface and Windows revenue amid global chip shortage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft posted the fourth quarter of its fiscal 2021 financial results today, reporting revenue of $46.2 billion and a net inc...
08:06 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge OnePlus 9 Pro review: a refined, niche flagship
Fast charging and elegant software offset a so-so camera Continue reading… ...
08:05 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Twitter hires the team behind news summary app Brief
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter will be bringing on the team building Brief, an app that summarizes news, the company announced Tuesday. The Brief team,...
07:59 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Twitter is testing notices that tell you if your account is suspended or locked
Twitter’s new banners informing users their account has been suspended or locked. | Image: Twitter Twitter is testing new notices that tell you if your account has be...
07:42 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Apples controversial Safari redesign is now optional in the latest iPadOS 15 beta
Apple’s current tab design squashes tabs and the search window into a single row. Apple has started trickling out its fourth iOS and iPadOS 15 betas, taking additiona...
07:35 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge CDC reinstitutes mask recommendations for some vaccinated people
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new recommendations today that people who are vaccinated against COVID-19 ...
07:31 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge If youve been waiting to play Resident Evil Village on PC, Capcoms fixed it
If you bought Resident Evil Village on PC but put off playing it due to horrible performance issues, you may be in luck. Over three months after the port’s release, Capcom ha...
07:18 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert will deliver CES keynote as the Uncarrier moves mainstream
T-Mobile crafted an underdog image for itself, but its recent moves have looked a lot more mainstream. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Lately, T-Mobile has be...
07:03 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Instagram Reels can now be twice as long
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Instagram Reels can now be up to one minute long, double the previous 30-second time limit. Instagram initially debuted Reel...
06:56 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Olympic athletes are competing on an urban heat island
Land surface temperatures in Tokyo show that it’s an urban heat island. | NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geologic...
06:35 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Pharma Bro Martin Shkrelis Wu-Tang Clan album sold by US government
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images The sole copy of a Wu-Tang Clan record, forfeited by the infamous “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, has been sold by the US government...
06:17 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge How to use TikToks Text-to-Speech feature
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok’s Text-to-Speech is both a great accessibility feature for people with visual and reading impairments and a tool to cre...
05:38 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge PAX West backtracks, will require vaccinations or negative COVID tests after all
PAX West will now require attendees to prove they’ve been vaccinated for COVID-19 or received a negative test result before they’re allowed to enter the convention, organiz...
05:00 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Activision Blizzard employees to walk out following sexual harassment lawsuit
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Activison Blizzard employees are staging a walkout on Wednesday, July 28th in response to t...
04:00 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Jungle Cruise desperately wants to be The Mummy
Disney The adventure flick based on a ride has lofty and often entertaining aspirations Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Google TV for Android gets new discovery features and morestreamingservices
Google TV for Android shown on a mobile device. | Image: Google The Android app for Google TV is getting new discovery features and support for a handful of entertainme...
03:41 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Facebook is giving the Oculus Quest 2 a storage bump and recalling its foam face masks
Facebook is pausing worldwide sales of the Oculus Quest 2 while it upgrades the headset’s storage and replaces its foam facial covers with a new silicone design. Starting Aug...
03:38 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge The new Ghostbusters: Afterlife trailer will convince you to see this movie
Sony There’s a new trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife that gives away more of the setting and plot than anything we’ve seen to date — and boy, does it look good....
03:21 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Flight Simulator on PC now has huge performance improvements
Microsoft Flight Simulator is getting its biggest update ever on PC today, thanks to a new patch that delivers significant performance improvements. The game has been notorious...
03:19 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge How to turn yourself into a cartoon for your next Zoom call
Imagine Linguini from Ratatouille stuck in endless Zoom meetings. | Image: The Verge Want to make your next quarterly Zoom check-up a little more interesting? Feel lik...
03:10 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Master & Dynamics MW08 Sport earbuds have wireless charging and a Kevlar case
Master & Dynamic has announced the latest addition to its distinctive lineup of true wireless earbuds. The new MW08 Sport noise-canceling earbuds are available today for $3...
03:00 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Discord now has Threads
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Discord is launching its Threads feature today to allow servers to improve the back-and-forth of conversations on the service. T...
03:00 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge The careful balancing act of translating an Ace Attorney game
A chat with localization director Janet Hsu Continue reading… ...
02:40 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Instagram is making accounts for users under 16 private by default
Facebook is making Instagram safer for young people while developing Instagram for under-13s. | Image: Instagam Facebook-owned Instagram is introducing changes designe...
01:53 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge It looks like Fortnites next big event is happening on August 6th
Fortnite’s next big live event appears to be very close. After the game’s most recent update, a new alien ship can be found hovering over the center of the battle royale is...
01:30 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Nothing officially reveals its $99 Ear (1) true wireless earbuds
An Ear (1) earbud perched atop its charging case. | Image: Nothing Nothing, the consumer tech startup led by OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei, has officially announced its E...
01:07 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Amazons second-gen Echo Buds are down to their lowest price since Prime Day
The second-gen Echo Buds surpass their predecessors with better noise cancellation and sound. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Unsurprisingly, Staples isn’t the onl...
01:04 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Apple Watchs data black box poses research problems
Apple Watch | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A Harvard biostatistician is rethinking plans to use Apple Watches as part of a research study after finding i...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Lenovo ThinkBook 13S review: business on a budget
A solid, affordable business notebook Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge How a teen punk led a movement for disabled people online
Illustration by Ari Liloan for The Verge From Tumblr to TikTok, young disabled people are deciding how to represent themselves Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Spotify makes paid shows from Slate, Acast, and more playable from its app
Spotify wants to be the place you listen to all your podcasts, even the ones you pay for outside the app, so today’s it’s making that a possibility. The company announced m...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Pinterest now lets influencers make money off shoppable pins
Pinterest Pinterest is going after the influencer market. The platform announced its first set of tools today to let content creators earn money by promoting items from...
12:30 pm - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Chuck Todd on why Meet the Press cant survive on just one platform
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Personality-driven journalism applies to traditional media, too Continue reading… ...
11:51 am - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Amazon denies report claiming imminent acceptance of Bitcoin payments
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has denied a report that claimed it plans to start accepting Bitcoin as payment before the end of the year. “Notwithsta...
11:15 am - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Vigilante app Citizen is paying users to livestream crime scenes and emergencies
Citizen alerts users to local crime and emergencies based on their location. | Image: Citizen Citizen, an app dedicated to blasting people with notifications about eme...
09:54 am - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Android 13s dessert codename might be Tiramisu
Laura Chase de Formigny for The Washington Post via Getty Images; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post via Getty Images Tiramisu is a deliciously simp...
08:36 am - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Realme is the first to bring magnetic wireless charging to Android
A leaked image of the upcoming Realme Flash and its MagDart magnetic charger | GSMArena Realme has teased a new device called the Realme Flash, which it claims will be ...
08:24 am - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Spotify adds Whats New feed for all the music and podcasts you follow
A blue icon will indicate when new content has released. | Image: Spotify What’s New is a new section in the Spotify app that collects together new music and content ...
02:00 am - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Odyssey Neo G9 is a high-end TV disguised as a 49-inch curved gaming monitor
It’s the same size as last year, but with plenty of changes behind the panel. Samsung’s follow-up to the excellent Odyssey G9 curved gaming monitor is nearly here: ...
01:22 am - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Lucasfilm hires the YouTube deepfaker who put its Luke, Leia and Tarkin cameos to shame
I recently re-watched Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. It mostly held up — except for Lucasfilm’s attempt to bring Carrie Fisher’s Princess Leia and Peter Cushing’s Grand ...
12:31 am - Tue, July 27, 2021
The Verge Apple releases iOS 14.7.1 to fix Apple Watch unlocking and a zero-day exploit
Dieter Bohn / The Verge Last week iOS 14.7 appeared, adding features including support for Apple’s magnetic battery pack. Unfortunately, the update also interrupted t...
11:41 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Parking lots and airports dont count for rural broadband funding, FCC tells SpaceX
Photo by Joan Cros/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Federal Communications Commission told SpaceX and other companies on Monday that the billions in rural broadband subsid...
11:01 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Nokias XR20 is a rugged 5G phone with three years of OS updates
The XR20 includes a 6.67-inch screen and dual rear-facing cameras. | Image: HMD Global HMD Global’s newest Nokia device is the XR20, a rugged phone with 5G connectivi...
11:00 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Samsung confirms Z Fold 3 S Pen support as Note line is in limbo
Samsung Unpacked invitation | Samsunng Samsung isn’t looking to have many surprises at its August 11th Unpacked event. Leaks have already revealed the Galaxy Z Fold 3...
10:42 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Teslarewrote its own software to survive the chip shortage
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Tesla is weathering the global chip shortage by rewriting its vehicle software to support alternative chips, CEO Elon Musk said durin...
10:19 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge New Samsung Flip and Fold leaks show water resistance, renders, and an S Pen case
Image: Evan Blass on Twitter New leaks suggest Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Z Fold 3 will both have IPX8 water resistance, which would put them more on par ...
10:02 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge DOJ reportedly considers filing criminal charges against Tether and Bitfinex execs
Photo Illustration by Guillaume Payen/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images More than three years after initial reports of a federal investigation into the cryptocur...
09:59 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge The best deals on true wireless earbuds right now
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge When it comes to true wireless earbuds, there are a ton of brands and products to choose from. Whether you enjoy the unconventional d...
09:44 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Intel will make Qualcomm chips in new foundry deal
Intel has announced its first major customer for its new Intel Foundry Services business: Qualcomm. Best known for designing the Snapdragon chips that power most major Android ...
09:27 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Nearly a thousand Activision Blizzard employees slam its response to harassment suit
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Hundreds of Activision Blizzard employees have signed a letter (published by Bloomberg, Po...
09:00 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Intel has a new architecture roadmap and a plan to retake its chipmaking crown in 2025
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Intel is rethinking how it releases — and brands — its semiconductor innovations, CEO Pat Gelsinger announced today at the c...
08:35 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Tesla finally made a profit without the help of emission credits
Image: Tesla Tesla sold enough cars and energy products to turn a profit even without counting the sale of emissions credits to other automakers — a milestone for the...
08:29 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge The best deals on 4K TVs
The 55-inch Samsung Crystal TU-7000 is on sale at Best Buy for $450. | Image: Samsung There are a lot of 4K TVs available to choose from, complete with a wide variety o...
08:23 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge How to responsibly get rid of the stuff youve decluttered
If you’ve been at home for over a year, you may have taken the opportunity to go through all those tech devices, books, old clothes, and other detritus that has piled up over...
07:43 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge The best wired or wireless gaming headsets to buy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A few options for each platform Continue reading… ...
07:07 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge More record-shattering heatwaves are on the way
A thermometer reading 116 degrees Fahrenheit during a heatwave in Portland, Oregon, U.S., on Monday, June 28, 2021. | Maranie Staab/Bloomberg via Getty Images Even more...
06:29 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Rayssa Leals skateboarding went viral on Vine she just won an Olympic medal
People may know Rayssa Leal from a Vine that showed her landing an incredible heelflip while dressed in a pixie outfit, but today she’s wearing something different: the silve...
06:11 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Netflix is reportedly developing a live-action Pokmon series
Photo: Warner Bros. Entertainment Detective Pikachu might not be the last time you see real people interacting with fictional (but real in my heart) pokémon. Netflix i...
06:04 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Jeff Bezos offers NASA $2 billion to pick Blue Origins lunar lander in last-minute plea
Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Jeff Bezos is offering NASA a discount of at least $2 billion for the agency to give his space company a lucrative human lunar l...
05:45 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge A closer look at Forza Horizon 5s beautiful take on Mexico
Playground Games is sharing more about the places you’ll visit in the game Continue reading… ...
04:25 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Lucid Motors goes public, collects $4.5 billion
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors is now a publicly traded company, following the completion of a merger where it fetched an eye...
04:15 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Health record company pays hospitals that use its algorithms
Photo by Victoria Jones/PA Images via Getty Images The electronic health record company Epic offers financial incentives to healthcare systems that use its proprietary ...
04:05 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Toyota is quietly pushing Congress to slow the shift to electric vehicles
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The US is slowing moving toward adopting policies that would put more electric vehicles on the road, but for Toyota, it’s ...
03:18 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Tech company anti-terrorism initiative will increase its focus on far-right groups
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A cross-platform counterterrorism program will start targeting white supremacist and far-right militia material, flagging co...
01:30 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Next Gen
Illustration by Ari Liloan for The Verge The Verge is always interested in the future — so this week, we’re taking a look at the people who will live there. All wee...
01:20 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Apples AirPods Pro are $179 in-store at Staples through the rest of July
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Staples is hosting some stellar back-to-school deals this week, especially if tech is on your checklist. The AirPods Pro are $179 (visi...
01:00 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Next Gen Favorites: Parsec
Illustration by Ari Liloan for The Verge A new tool for an older kind of gaming Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Next Gen Favorites: the Alicia Keys Tiny Desk concert
Illustration by Ari Liloan for The Verge Looking for the thrill of live music during lockdown, I turned to NPR Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Next Gen Favorites: the half-finished Duolingo course
Illustration by Ari Liloan for The Verge I am tormented by the specter of Duo the Owl Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Next Gen Favorites: Wattpad
Illustration by Ari Liloan for The Verge Looking beyond my local library, I found a new way to think about writing Continue reading… ...
12:21 pm - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Leaked Surface Duo 2 photos reveal new triple camera system
Surface Duo 2. | Tech Rat (YouTube) Microsoft is readying a Surface Duo 2 for release later this year. Leaked images have revealed the dual-screen device will include a...
10:58 am - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge LGs new true wireless earbuds have a privacy-conscious Whispering Mode
LG’s Tone Free FP8 wireless earbuds. | Image: LG LG’s new Tone Free FP true wireless earbuds feature a “Whispering Mode” where you can hold the right earbud nex...
10:25 am - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Good night or bedtime, Alexa routines now support multiple phrases
Alexa routines now support up to seven custom phrases. | Image: Thomas Ricker / The Verge Alexa routines can now be triggered using multiple custom phrases making it ea...
09:50 am - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Flight Simulator is an impressive Xbox Series X workout
Nothing has pushed my PC further than Microsoft Flight Simulator. That might sound odd for a “game” that’s largely about flying around empty skies by yourself, but Asobo...
09:17 am - Mon, July 26, 2021
The Verge Amazon reportedly has a key to thousands of apartment buildings in US
A promotional image for Amazon Key for Business. | Image: Amazon Amazon’s Key for Business, a system that allows its delivery drivers to gain access to apartment buil...
11:53 pm - Sun, July 25, 2021
The Verge This YouTube channel is using AI to gloriously remaster classic game cutscenes
Twenty years ago, when photorealistic games were still just a faraway dream, companies like Square sent our imaginations soaring before we played, with big-budget intros and cu...
09:34 pm - Sun, July 25, 2021
The Verge MLB will try encrypted transmitters and bone conduction to stop sign stealing
Baseball has a sign stealing problem — or at least, a technological one, seeing how reading another team’s pitches is technically legal, but using Apple Watches or telephot...
08:26 pm - Sun, July 25, 2021
The Verge The Pentagon says DJI drones still pose a threat, disavowing its own earlier report
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge After months of government bans on DJI drones, with lawmakers questioning whether the company was sending information to the Chinese g...
07:19 pm - Sun, July 25, 2021
The Verge Doctor Whos 13th season is a single story, and heres the first trailer
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed Doctor Who to do something it hasn’t done in the modern era — dedicate an entire season to a single story. That’s the word from showrunne...
06:17 pm - Sun, July 25, 2021
The Verge Banned brand Aukey is still selling earbuds on Amazon
When Amazon started cracking down on mobile electronics companies with shady reviewer programs, Aukey and Mpow were the first to get whacked — and yet Aukey is still selling ...
04:51 pm - Sun, July 25, 2021
The Verge The Steam Deck has an optional built-in FPS limiter for better battery life
When Valve and IGN revealed last Thursday that the new Steam Deck handheld will target 30Hz gameplay, not everyone was impressed with that low bar — but Valve’s Pierre-Loup...
09:17 pm - Sat, July 24, 2021
The Verge New trailers: Dune, Star Trek: Prodigy, The Last Duel, Blade Runner: Black Lotus, and more
Zendaya and Timothee Chalamet in Dune | Legendary Happy Saturday! Posting the trailers roundup a day early this weekend since I’ll be on vacation starting Sunday (and...
08:39 pm - Sat, July 24, 2021
The Verge Robinhoods IPO roadshow answered questions I wasnt asking
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge “What’s your favorite planet?” is a real question that Robinhood execs really picked to answer during the Q&A section ...
04:58 pm - Sat, July 24, 2021
The Verge GM, Cruise suing to stop Ford from using the name BlueCruise
GM is suing Ford over the BlueCruise name for its hands-free driving system | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge General Motors has filed a lawsuit to try to preve...
03:24 pm - Sat, July 24, 2021
The Verge New job posting shows Amazon seeking a digital currency and blockchain expert
Amazon may be testing the cryptocurrency waters | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is hiring a digital currency and blockchain product lead for its paymen...
03:00 pm - Sat, July 24, 2021
The Verge Genki ShadowCast review: a clever but limited capture card
A viable option for streamers and gamers on the go Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Sat, July 24, 2021
The Verge The Senates E-BIKE Act could make electric bikes a lot cheaper
A bill that would offer Americans a refundable tax credit on the purchase of a new electric bicycle was just introduced in the Senate by Ed Markey (D-MA) and Brian Schatz (D-HI...
01:55 pm - Sat, July 24, 2021
The Verge Blizzard exec calls sexual harassment allegations extremely troubling
A new lawsuit alleges widespread sexual harassment at Activision Blizzard | Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The president o...
01:00 pm - Sat, July 24, 2021
The Verge Super Mario 64 probably wont be the last million-dollar video game
A screenshot from Super Mario 64. | Image: Nintendo Earlier this month, a sealed copy of Super Mario 64 sold for $1,560,000 at auction, a staggering price that nearly d...
12:14 pm - Sat, July 24, 2021
The Verge The Apple Watch Series 6 is $279 at Best Buy and Amazon
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The best deal available today is on the 40mm Apple Watch Series 6 with Wi-Fi and GPS connectivity. Usually $399, it’s just $279 at B...
12:19 am - Sat, July 24, 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...
10:19 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Heres where you can buy a Nintendo Switch
Image: Nintendo The Nintendo Switch was, like most consoles during the pandemic, once in short supply. Thankfully, retailers like Best Buy, Amazon, and Walmart now rout...
10:06 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Oculus Passthrough API will enable experiences that mix VR and the real world
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook announced a new API that will let developers incorporate video from the Quest 2’s sensors into their games and ap...
09:11 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge NSOs Pegasus spyware: heres what we know
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Throughout the past week, we’ve seen story after story about a company called NSO Group, and a piece of spyware called Pegasus...
08:22 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge NASAs Europa Clipper will fly on SpaceXs Falcon Heavy
Image: NASA NASA’s Europa Clipper will start its journey to Jupiter’s icy moon aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket built by SpaceX. NASA will pay SpaceX $178 million to la...
08:02 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Rivian raises another $2.5 billion as it looks to build a second factory
Electric vehicle startup Rivian has raised another massive round of funding, this time to the tune of $2.5 billion, bringing its total raised to date over the $10 billion mark....
07:31 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Workers for Google Pittsburgh contractor HCL reach tentative union contract
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The United Steelworkers Union (USW) said Friday it has reached a tentative contract deal with a sub-contractor for Google Pittsb...
07:01 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge HBO Max will release 10 Warner Bros. films straight-to-streaming in 2022
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After deciding to release its full slate of 2021 Warner Bros. films on HBO Max under a hybrid streaming and theatrical model, it...
06:45 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge iDOS 2 emulator gets App Store takedown notice
Apple may be removing iDOS 2, a popular (or, at the very least, popular for a DOS emulator designed to run decades-old software and games) emulation app that allows users to ru...
05:21 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge A missing ampersand locked some users out of their Chromebooks
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge A major bug in a recent Chrome OS release (91.0.4472.147) left some users bricked out of their Chromebooks. Reddit, in due course, has ...
04:30 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Instagram users worry a new sensitivity filter is censoring their work
Illustration by Alex Castro & Grayson Blackmon / The Verge But Instagram downplays the changes Continue reading… ...
04:30 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Pokmon Unite turns monster battles into a team sport
Games like League of Legends and Dota 2 are massively popular, and have been for the better part of a decade. But they can also be impenetrable to new players and viewers: ther...
03:48 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Workers for Google Pittsburgh contractor HCL reach tentative union contract
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The United Steelworkers Union (USW) said Friday it has reached a tentative contract deal with a sub-contractor for Google Pittsb...
03:44 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: Jeff Bezos in space, RCS on Verizon, and Biden on Big Tech
Image; Blue Origin Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where our editors discuss the biggest stories in tech news this week. This we...
03:43 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge The pandemic made it even harder to check on the oceans vital signs
A man takes a picture of German icebreaker and research vessel “Polarstern” upon arrival at the harbour of nothern German town of Bremerhaven, on October 12, 2020, after a ...
03:00 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Facebook brings cloud gaming to Apple devices with a web app
Illustration by Alex Castro Starting Friday, Facebook is bringing its nascent cloud gaming service to iPhones and iPads through a web app people will be able to add to ...
02:59 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Amazon to investigate allegations of harassment and discrimination in its AWS unit
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon will investigate allegations of discrimination and harassment within its Amazon Web Services (AWS) unit, following an emp...
02:51 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Chevy Bolts recalled again for fire risk, as GM admits battery defects
Photo: Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge General Motors is recalling 2017-2019 model year Chevy Bolts a second time because of a risk that the battery packs could catc...
02:43 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge The Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony was filled with some of gamings greatest tunes
The opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics kicked off this morning, and tunes from classic video games played as all of the athletes from participating countries were welc...
02:37 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Judge rejects Wisk Aeros effort to block rival air taxi startup Archer from using stolen patents
Archer A federal judge in San Francisco rejected air taxi startup Wisk Aero’s request for a preliminary injunction against rival startup Archer Aviation, as Silicon V...
02:26 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge How to dislike TikTok videos
Based on wallpaper by Michael Gillett (Wallpaper Hub) TikTok’s algorithms can be very perceptive when it comes to the types of videos you want to see in your For You ...
02:00 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge HTCs Vive Focus 3 is a great prototype for a true Oculus Quest rival
But it’s not for home VR Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge The Verge Guide to TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Despite having to weather a variety of controversies having to do with its content and its ownership, TikTok persists as a popul...
01:46 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Amazon to investigate allegations of harassment and discrimination in its AWS unit
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon will investigate allegations of discrimination and harassment within its Amazon Web Services (AWS) unit, following an emp...
01:25 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Apple Musics spatial audio and lossless streaming are now available on Android
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple Music listeners on Android can now take advantage of the Dolby Atmos spatial audio and lossless-quality streaming features...
01:24 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Sonys last-gen WH-1000XM3 cost less than ever at Best Buy
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge It’s sometimes easy to dismiss the previous generation of a product in favor of the latest version. In most cases, that’s smart t...
01:15 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Ted Lasso doesnt need surprise to be good in season 2
Photo: Apple TV’s nicest guy is back, as Ted Lasso and its eponymous, eternally optimistic American football coach-turned-English Premier League gaffer (played by a g...
01:08 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Google launches Intrinsic: a new company to build software for industrial robots
Google’s parent-company Alphabet has a birth to announce: a new company called Intrinsic which will focus on building software for industrial robots. The subsidiary will be o...
12:52 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Evernote works to keep current users and tries for new ones
Evernote It can take a lot of work for an app like Evernote, one of the first major note-taking apps to hit the market, to survive in an ever-changing and fickle market...
12:29 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Google Drive will let you block other users to stop potential harassment
Users can be blocked by right clicking on a file they’ve sent you. | Image: Google Google Drive is adding the ability for users to block other accounts from sharing f...
12:00 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge How to use the Green Screen effect on TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Green screens used to be reserved for those with access to, well, a green screen. This method has been around for a long time: a...
12:00 pm - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Communication around masks is still terrible
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced long-awaited guidelines in May for when vaccinated people could st...
11:30 am - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Fly a drone? The FAAs new TRUST test is easy and mandatory
Photo by Ryan Loughlin Every single recreational pilot in the US needs to take it ASAP Continue reading… ...
11:00 am - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Apple MagSafe Battery Pack review: convenience over capacity
Perfectly designed for the iPhone, but not a lot of charge Continue reading… ...
10:34 am - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge MagSafe Battery Pack teardown confirms dual-cell design
Screenshot: Charger Lab A teardown of Apple’s new $99 MagSafe Battery Pack from Charger Lab has given us our best look yet inside the new accessory, and revealed more...
09:30 am - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge Arms cheap and flexible plastic microchip could create an internet of everything
Plastic chips would be flexible and cheap; meaning they could be printed pretty much anywhere. | Image: PragmatIC If you think microchips are ubiquitous now, appearing...
08:41 am - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge MacBook Air with 13-inch Mini LED display reportedly on the way for 2022
The 2020 MacBook Air. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple plans to announce a redesigned MacBook Air with a 13.3-inch Mini LED display in the middle of 2022, acc...
04:01 am - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge GMs Super Cruise getting fully automatic, hands-free lane changes and more for 2022
General Motors’ Super Cruise, one of the best advanced driver assist systems on the market, is getting a big upgrade for 2022 and will be available on way more vehicles — i...
01:46 am - Fri, July 23, 2021
The Verge 19 days after REvils ransomware attack on Kaseya VSA systems, theres a fix
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just ahead of the July 4th holiday weekend, a ransomware attack targeted organizations using Kaseya VSA remote management softwa...
10:34 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Nomad could not resist draping the Apple MagSafe Battery Pack in leather
Frankly, now that we’ve seen a leather case for your MagSafe charging puck, it’s all uphill from here. At least Apple’s new $99 MagSafe Battery Pack is something you’ll...
10:01 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Old Vidme embeds turn into a hub of porn after domain purchase
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Here’s (yet another) argument against using third-party embeds on your respectable website: Porn company 5 Star HD Porn bought...
09:24 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Intel teases plan to speed up chip advancements
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Intel has struggled recently with getting its more advanced chip architectures out the door, but that might be changing soon. CE...
09:07 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Motorolas G100 midrange battery champ is now available in the US
The Moto G100 offers respectable midrange specs like 5G and a Snapdragon 870 processor. | Image: Motorola Motorola is now selling the Moto G100 in the US, after introdu...
09:05 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Cornings new Gorilla Glass protects smartphone camera lenses and lets in more light
Image: Corning Corning has announced a new set of glass composites to protect the ever-growing number of camera lenses on the back of smartphones and capture more ambie...
08:13 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Snapchat is growing faster than it has in years
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just a couple of years ago, there were concerns that Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, wouldn’t survive as a standalone co...
08:00 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge How to stream the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony
Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images The 2020 Summer Olympic Games are set to begin this week in Tokyo, with the opening ceremony kicking off Friday, July 23rd. While NBC...
07:23 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Valves Steam Deck technically lets you swap the SSD, targets 30fps gameplay
Some important details have emerged about Valve’s Steam Deck handheld console-meets-PC — particularly about its target performance level and whether you can actually instal...
06:26 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Verizons Smart Display is real and its just as pointless as we suspected
It doesn’t appear that Verizon’s Smart Assistant can do a whole lot. | Image: Amazon We got our first look at Verizon’s Smart Display last month thanks to an FCC ...
06:20 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge How to change Alexas voice
The Amazon Echo Dot with clock (4th gen) | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Alexa’s pleasant, feminine voice has filled the homes of millions over the past few years,...
06:07 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Facebook content moderators call for company to put an end to overly restrictive NDAs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook content moderators in Europe and the US are calling on the company to put an end to overly restrictive nondisclosure ag...
06:05 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge EA exec on how the pandemic changed development: I dont think we will ever go back
Laura Miele. | Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images Today, Electronic Arts announced a handful of new projects, including a remake of Dead Space and a ...
06:00 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge The biggest announcements from EA Play Live 2021
Battlefield Portal. At EA Play Live, the game publisher spent around an hour detailing the future of some of its biggest franchises. And while much of the news was to b...
06:00 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Senators target Section 230 to fight COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As coronavirus cases rise in unvaccinated populations, Democratic senators are introducing a new bill Thursday that would strip ...
05:56 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Dead Space is getting a remake on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X
One of survivor horror’s most iconic games is getting a next-gen facelift. At its EA Play Live event, Electronic Arts revealed that a remake of the original Dead Space is in ...
05:47 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Battlefield 2042 players can build and share custom modes with Battlefield Portal
EA has announced a new feature coming to Battlefield 2042. Called Battlefield Portal, it’s a customizable creative mode that will let players create and share their own uniqu...
05:46 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Yep, Jordan Peeles next movie is called Nope
Critically acclaimed and Oscar-winning director Jordan Peele’s next “terror” is officially called Nope, according to a poster the director shared on Thursday. The details...
05:41 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Lucid Motors $4.5 billion merger is being held up by spam filters
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Lucid Motors is on the precipice of completing a merger that will give the Saudi-owned electric vehicle startup $4.5 billion in fres...
05:18 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Banks, brokerages, PSN, the Steam Store, and more went down in massive internet outage
Photo by Matthias Balk/picture alliance via Getty Images Many websites — including banking pages, brokerages, and gaming services — were affected for just over an h...
05:03 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Googles about this result feature will now show why you got your specific search results
Google is updating its “about this result” feature for search results with an interesting new addition: context about how and why the company’s algorithm landed on the sp...
04:00 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Google opens up Android Autos beta testing program
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google is launching a new beta tester program for Android Auto, giving users the chance to get early access to features if t...
04:00 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Googles Wear OS 3 plans mean Android users should wait to buy a smartwatch
Google has finally given its new, unified smartwatch platform a name — and it’s an obvious one: Wear OS 3. That little detail was part of what may be a more contentious set...
03:54 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Faraday Future just became a publicly traded company
Image: Nasdaq Electric vehicle startup Faraday future is a publicly traded company. It’s okay, I’ll give you a moment. I’ve been reporting on Faraday Future for ...
03:07 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Twitter may be adding voice effects to Spaces
Twitter may be introducing voice effects to Spaces | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter may be adding voice effects to its audio chat platform Spaces, a po...
03:00 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge DeepMind creates transformative map of human proteins drawn by artificial intelligence
Illustration by Ana Kova AI research lab DeepMind has created the most comprehensive map of human proteins to date using artificial intelligence. The company, a subsidi...
03:00 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Framework Laptop review: pick your ports
The value of this laptop hinges on future support Continue reading… ...
02:56 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge The Pebbles hardware buttons couldnt save smartwatches from touchscreens
Touchscreens have taken over smartwatches. But it didn’t have to be this way. For a few short years, Pebble showed a different way forward with a purely hardware-based user i...
02:47 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Mercedes-Benz says it will go all-electric in 2030, but with a major caveat
Mercedes-Benz says it will go all-electric by 2030, but with conditions. The German automaker says it will only sell electric vehicles “where market conditions allow,” impl...
02:45 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge OnePlus Buds Pro announced, coming September 1st for $150
Image: OnePlus OnePlus today announced its third set of true wireless earbuds, the OnePlus Buds Pro. Dubbed as the company’s “most advanced listening device” yet,...
02:45 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge OnePlus capable Nord 2 made better by midrange price
OnePlus has officially announced the Nord 2, a successor to last year’s excellent midrange debut. Like the original, the Nord 2 is releasing in Europe and India, and there ar...
02:02 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge PS5 owners can get six months of Apple TV Plus for no charge
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple and Sony have teamed up to offer PS5 owners a great promotion on the Apple TV Plus streaming service. New and existing sub...
02:00 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Googles new Tokyo Olympics Doodle is an homage to 16-bit video games
Image: Google The 2020 Olympic Games are currently still on in Tokyo, Japan — against all odds — and in celebration of Japanese culture and sports in general, Googl...
02:00 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge A Ferrari is coming to Fortnite
Epic Games is partnering with Ferrari to bring one of the carmaker’s legendary sports cars to Fortnite, the two companies announced on Thursday. (They teased the collaboratio...
02:00 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Carrot Weather now reports likelihood of human survival
Examples of new Smart Layouts. | Image: Carrot Weather Carrot Weather, the charmingly irreverent app from developer Brian Mueller, is gaining smart layouts and the abil...
02:00 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Mark Zuckerberg is betting Facebooks future on the metaverse
Illustration by Alex Castro Facebook’s CEO on why the social network is becoming ‘a metaverse company’ Continue reading… ...
01:35 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Dunes latest trailer introduces its all-star cast (and a sandworm)
After months of delays, director Denis Villeneuve’s Dune is actually coming out on October 22nd. That means that it’s time for the marketing to start spinning up for the fi...
01:35 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Digital PS4 and PS5 games are discounted during Sonys Summer Sale
Image: Sony Interactive Entertainment Through August 18th, a vast selection of digital PS4 and PS5 games are discounted through Sony’s online store. You can get these...
01:30 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge How to shrink greenhouse gas emissions from your next flight
Arrival board in Hong Kong International Airport, China, on September 4, 2020.  | Photo by Marc Fernandes/NurPhoto via Getty Images One way jet-setters can cut dow...
12:33 pm - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge It sure looks like Googles second-gen Pixel Buds are being discontinued in the US
The buy button for the Pixel Buds has disappeared from the US store. | Screenshot: store.google.com We’re not saying they’ve been discontinued, but if you head over...
11:00 am - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Twitters new beta TweetDeck is so bad Im ready to ragequit
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge I counted: 31 tweets. That’s how many I could see in my traditional TweetDeck window the other day. But at that same moment, T...
10:55 am - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Intels new NUC comes with 11th gen CPUs and space for a full-size graphics card
The Intel NUC 11 Extreme. | Image: Intel After teasing a new version of its miniature PC back at Computex 2021, Intel’s new NUC 11 Extreme is now available to preorde...
10:00 am - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Predictably, T-Mobiles merger promises werent enough to make a carrier out of Dish
The Sprint acquisition deal included too few requirements and put too much trust in a big corporation to do the right thing. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge W...
09:11 am - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge LG adds mic and speakers to its air-purifying mask, launching next month
LG claims the battery-powered, air-filtering mask is comfortable to wear for up to eight hours at a time. | Image: LG LG has announced an updated version of its high-te...
06:04 am - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge California sues Activision Blizzard over a culture of constant sexual harassment
Photo: Blizzard California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) says that renowned game publishing studio Blizzard Entertainment, and its owner Activisi...
12:11 am - Thu, July 22, 2021
The Verge Amazons new MMO may be bricking Nvidia 3090s
A screenshot from New World. | Image: Amazon Update July 21st, 8:11PM ET: After we first published this story, Amazon provided the following statement confirming it is ...
11:15 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Ghost of Tsushimas dark new expansion has fuzzy cats to pet
GOTY. | Image: Sucker Punch Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut will let you pet even more animals than you could in the original version of the game, developer Sucker P...
10:30 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Now Salesforce officially owns Slack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Cloud computing giant Salesforce has completed its acquisition of Slack, a $27.7 billion dollar deal that adds the messaging app...
10:26 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Amazons new MMO may be bricking Nvidia 3090s
A screenshot from New World. | Image: Amazon The closed beta for Amazon Games’ new MMO New World has been marred by reports that the game has bricked some players’ ...
09:45 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Heres how to check your phone for Pegasus spyware using Amnestys tool
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amnesty International — part of the group that helped break the news of journalists and heads of state being targeted by NSO...
09:22 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge A new athlete wellness trend just dropped
Distance runner Galen Rupp is using blood flow restriction during the Tokyo Olympics. | Photo by Cliff Hawkins / Getty Images Athletes love a good wellness trend. Anyth...
08:16 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Khalids latest music video is a big, sloppy kiss to Silicon Valley
Grammy-nominated singer Khalid has a new album coming out, and the first single, “New Normal,” is as smooth and breezy as a summer afternoon, which is weird because the vid...
07:51 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Twitter is testing upvote and downvote buttons on tweets
Image: Twitter Twitter is working on new upvote and downvote reactions for tweets to accompany the usual options to retweet and reply. Twitter confirmed it was testing ...
07:48 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Elon Musksays SpaceX holds Bitcoin, ribs Jack Dorsey at conference
“SpaceX, Tesla, and I own Bitcoin,” Elon Musk said at a Bitcoin conference today. Though Tesla no longer allows people to pay for cars using Bitcoin, the automaker hasn’t...
07:18 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge The latest Oculus Quest update lets you easily invite others to play
Oculus Oculus is rolling out its v31 software update to Quest and Quest 2 headsets starting today, and it’s filled with some nice quality-of-life improvements. The bi...
06:59 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Netflix thinks games matter more than buying movie studios
As Netflix’s streaming rivals like Prime Video and HBO Max’s WarnerMedia focus on consolidation and studio acquisitions, Netflix is instead prioritizing its own service and...
06:32 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge FTC pledges to fight unlawful right to repair restrictions
The Federal Trade Commission formally pledged to take on unlawful “right to repair” restrictions in a new policy statement issued Wednesday. The new policy could spell trou...
06:28 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Go watch this WSJ investigation of TikToks algorithm
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok users often express awe or dismay at the seemingly uncanny accuracy of the app’s recommendation algorithm. The Wall Str...
06:20 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Jeff Bezos brief trip to space was also a commercial for Rivian
Photos by Joey Roulette / The Verge After years of preparation and billions of dollars spent on the project, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos got to be one of the first people...
06:08 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Jeff Bezos eyes space as a new sacrifice zone
VAN HORN, TEXAS - JULY 20: Jeff Bezos walks near Blue Origin’s New Shepard after flying into space on July 20, 2021 in Van Horn, Texas. Mr. Bezos and the crew that flew with ...
05:23 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Alexa finally gets a masculine-sounding voice option
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon has quietly started rolling out a new masculine-sounding voice option to its Alexa virtual assistant along with a similarly masc...
05:12 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge PlugWalkJoe arrested in connection with 2020 hack of famous Twitter accounts
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Joseph O’Connor, a 22-year-old UK citizen who goes by the handle “PlugWalkJoe,” was arrested in Spain on Wednesday fo...
05:00 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse is no longer invite-only
Clubhouse Clubhouse is going wide. Co-founders Paul Davison and Rohan Seth announced today that the app is no longer invite-only. Around 10 million people are currently...
04:24 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge WHO head cheers Olympic hope as COVID-19 cases in athletes village rise
Photo by Michael Kappeler/picture alliance via Getty Images Olympic athletes in Tokyo continue to test positive for COVID-19 by the dozens, the United States gymnastics...
04:00 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Instagram can now automatically translate text in stories
When a foreign language is detected, an option to ‘See Translation’ now appears. | Image: Instagram Instagram is adding a new option to automatically translate text...
04:00 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Amazon will let devs compete for your Echo Shows screen and everything else Alexa just added
Amazon’s Alexa devices are ambient computers, not the kind you use all day. When you do ask your Echo a question or glance at your Echo Show’s diminutive screen, the voice ...
04:00 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Amazon promises most Echo speakers will get upgraded to Matter
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon, Apple, Google, Samsung, and dozens of other firms have agreed to try to make setting up smart homes easier with Matter, a cross...
03:00 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Netflixs Masters of the Universe erases the past to chart a new future
Image: Netflix Part of what made She-Ra and the Princesses of Power so good was the way it completely reimagined the classic cartoon. It was still set in a magical real...
02:30 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Google gives Pixel 4 XL an extra year of free repairs for power issues
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verg If your out-of-warranty Pixel 4 XL has been exhibiting some problems, you might be able to get a free repair. Google recently posted a ...
02:30 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Adam Neumanns WeWork debacle wasnt possible without VC help
Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for WeWork A new book explains how the failed IPO truly took a village Continue reading… ...
01:56 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Tumblr starts letting bloggers charge a subscription
Tumblr’s Post Plus feature lets blogs offer a subscription for exclusive posts. | Image: Tumblr Tumblr is finally offering its writers a way to make money off their w...
01:54 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge How to change your name on TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When you start using TikTok, you’re asked for a profile name and a username. If you’ve been using TikTok for a while, though...
01:48 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge The latest iPad Pro and iPad Air tablets are each $100 off today
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If you’ve been waiting for a sizable deal on the new M1 processor-equipped 12.9-inch iPad Pro or the 10.9-inch iPad Air released las...
01:29 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Nobuo Uematsus beautiful Fantasian soundtrack is now on Apple Music
One of the most exciting things about Fantasian — a Final Fantasy-style roleplaying game that debuted on Apple Arcade earlier this year — was how it reunited two industry l...
01:17 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge The Biden administration should take the First Amendment as seriously as Facebook misinformation
White House / Adam Schultz Last week, the White House declared war on anti-vaccine misinformation and Facebook’s moderation system. President Joe Biden said that Face...
01:02 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Watch the latest teaser trailer for Netflixs upcoming animated Witcher film
Netflix has dropped the latest teaser trailer for its animated Witcher prequel, giving us a better look at the film’s characters and allowing us to hear its English-language ...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Zoom will now let you add third-party apps to your calls
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom is furthering its ambitions to be your go-to app for virtual meetings and events by making Zoom Apps and Zoom Events widely...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge How to jump on TikTok trends
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge So you’ve started posting videos on Tiktok, and now you’re ready to up your game. One of the easiest ways to make your video...
11:00 am - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Fords self-driving cars will be available on Lyfts platform in Miami and Austin
Lyft customers in Miami will be able hail a robotaxi from Argo AI, an AV startup backed by Ford and Volkswagen, by the end of the year, the companies announced Wednesday. Next ...
10:00 am - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Google Maps will help you avoid crowded mass transit in way more cities
Where available, users can report on how busy a transit option is. | Image: Google Google is expanding the number of cities where Maps offers information about public t...
09:00 am - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge The Dish fix for the T-Mobile-Sprint merger seems more shortsighted than ever
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge To sell regulators on their $26 billion mega merger, T-Mobile and Sprint executives told anyone who’d listen that the deal wou...
08:58 am - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Apple AirPods update to arrive later this year with iPhone SE refresh coming 2022: report
The third-generation AirPods will reportedly have a shorter stem than current models (above). | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple will start production...
06:27 am - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Valve will replace Big Picture mode with the new Steam Deck UI
Big Picture, the mode that converts Steam’s user interface into a more console-like design better suited to TVs and controllers than monitors and mice, may not be long for th...
04:02 am - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Green travel rewards app Miles raises $12.5 million
Image: Miles Three years ago, a startup called Miles launched a free app with the goal of becoming a sort of rewards program for all travel — with an emphasis on clea...
04:01 am - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge One of the biggest myths about EVs is busted in new study
Vehicle bodies on the production line of the manufacturing plant for Zeekr Co., an electric-car unit of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China, o...
03:33 am - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Brokered cell location data led to the outing and resignation of a Catholic official
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Location data from a cell phone, obtained and sold by data brokers, has lead to the alleged outing and resignation of a priest w...
12:00 am - Wed, July 21, 2021
The Verge Samsung announces Unpacked event for August 11th with Galaxy Z Fold and Z Flip teaser
Samsung has officially announced when it will hold its next Unpacked product event: August 11th at 10AM ET / 7AM PT. It is widely expected to announce the next version of the G...
11:14 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge A fix is coming for those locked out of their Chromebooks by Googles update
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge A bad update to Chrome OS, version 91.0.4472.165, has left some users unable to log in to their accounts, or reportedly with boot-loopi...
11:06 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge An on-the-ground look at Blue Origins motley crew
Jeff Bezos, his brother Mark and Oliver Daemen walk off New Shepard’s landing pad as Wally Funk, 82-year-old aviation icon and the mission’s fourth passenger, remains in aw...
10:20 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Where to preorder the Nintendo Switch OLED model
Image: Nintendo After months of speculation and a sea of rumors, Nintendo officially announced the next iteration of its popular gaming console: the Nintendo Switch OLE...
09:01 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Chrome for iOS will let you lock down incognito tabs with Face ID
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Chrome’s latest update for iOS will let you secure your incognito tabs with Touch ID, Face ID, or a passcode (via MacRumors). ...
08:44 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Instagram introduces a setting to control sensitive content in your Explore tab
Facebook is announcing a new setting that allows you to limit how much potentially sensitive content shows up in your Instagram Explore tab. According to Facebook, the new Sens...
08:36 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge HBO Max launches a group watch tool to stream full episodes on Snapchat
HBO Max Minis shown on a mobile device. | Image: HBO Max HBO Max has partnered with Snapchat to bring full-length episodes of its series to the social media platform. W...
08:22 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Netflixs gaming expansion starts with mobile
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix revealed that its initial efforts in gaming will be focused on mobile games and that the games will be included with use...
08:20 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Square launches checking and savings accounts for small businesses
Image: Square Square is launching a new free banking service on Tuesday that connects to the payment and point-of-sale products the company already offers to small busi...
07:43 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Fortnites Short Nite film festival is coming back on July 23rd
Fortnite is hosting a second round of its animated short film festival, dubbed “Short Nite 2,” — a successor to the game’s original Short Nite festival that developer E...
07:27 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Space billionaires get skewered in the first promo for Jon Stewarts Apple TV show
Jason Alexander as Jeff Bezos. | Image: Jon Stewart Jon Stewart shared a video promoting his upcoming Apple TV Plus show, The Problem with Jon Stewart, and it’s an od...
07:23 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Sonys new PS5 Digital Edition for Japan is mysteriously two-thirds of a pound lighter
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony sleuths just stumbled onto a surprise in Japan: the company has quietly kicked out a new version of the PlayStation 5 Digital Edi...
06:59 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Venmo drops the global social feed that could make your payments visible to strangers
The updated Venmo app without the global social feed. | Image: Venmo Venmo announced it's removing its global social feed on Tuesday, the payment app’s notorious feat...
06:29 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Biden to nominate Google critic Jonathan Kanter to lead DOJ antitrust division
Photo by Adam Schultz President Joe Biden will nominate Jonathan Kanter, an ardent Google critic and competition lawyer, to lead the Justice Department’s antitrust di...
06:23 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Lightyear finds a manufacturer to build its solar-powered EV
Dutch startup Lightyear has found a manufacturing partner to build its solar-powered electric car, the Lightyear One. Finnish contract manufacturer Valmet Automotive signed a l...
06:20 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Google is bundling three months of HBO Max with the Chromecast for $64.99
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google has started selling a new bundle that gives you some premium entertainment to go along with the company’s Chromecast streaming...
06:17 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Female Olympians needed to train longer to beat Tokyos heat
Team Great Britain trains ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. | Photo by Harriet Lander / Getty Images The Olympians streaming into Tokyo this week are about to be faced with ...
05:40 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Canada plans to start letting vaccinated US travelers back into the country
Starting on August 9th, Canada is planning on opening its borders to vaccinated Americans after the country stopped allowing nonessential travel in March 2020 (via The Washingt...
05:27 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Jeff Bezos appreciates your efforts to get Jeff Bezos to space
GIF: Blue Origin After landing from his little jaunt to the edge of space, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos thanked the people who let him do it. “I want to thank every Amaz...
05:17 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Intels Mobileye begins testing autonomous vehicles in New York City
Mobileye, the company that specializes in chips for vision-based autonomous vehicles, is now testing its AVs in New York City — a difficult and rare move given the state’s ...
05:02 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Chrome for Android will make it easier to manage sites permissions
Google is updating Chrome for Android’s permissions controls to make per-site permissions easier to access and manage. The update, available to Chrome on Android users, makes...
05:01 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Windows 11s latest preview introduces first Teams integration
When Microsoft announced Windows 11 in June, it revealed that Microsoft Teams would be integrated directly into the operating system and that you’d be able to connect with ot...
04:29 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Apple Arcade is getting a musical take on Tetris
Apple Arcade’s recent expansion means that the subscription service is now home to plenty of classic games — and things don’t get much more classic than Tetris. Today, Ap...
04:23 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Asus new premium Chromebooks are now available starting at $749.99
Asus There are a number of excellent Chromebooks out there, but the race to make the one true successor to Google’s $999 Pixelbook is still very much on. Asus is thro...
04:00 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge YouTube adds a new way to tip creators
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge YouTube viewers will soon have a new way to throw their support — and money — behind their favorite creators. A new tool calle...
03:58 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Twitter shares a first look at the big overhaul coming to Tweetdeck
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Kayvon Beykpour said in a March interview with The Verge that Twitter does know Tweetdeck still exists and the company is workin...
02:59 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge How to reply to your video comments on TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’re a video creator on TikTok, then your comment section could be really frustrating, especially if somebody leaves a co...
02:30 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge How Capcom used motion capture to bring Resident Evil Villages scariest monsters to life
Presentation director Masato Miyazaki on animating the likes of Lady Dimitrescu Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Sony might have made the perfect soundbar for PS5 and Xbox Series X
Image: Sony Sony has just announced two new high-end home theater audio systems, both of which include HDMI 2.1 passthrough ports that offer full support for features l...
01:30 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Verizon is also switching to Android Messages as default for RCS
Beginning next year, Verizon will join AT&T and T-Mobile in preloading Android Messages as the default texting app on all Android phones it sells. It’s the final step for...
01:22 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Blue Origin successfully sends Jeff Bezos and three others to space and back
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Jeff Bezos launched to the edge of space Tuesday morning with three fellow passengers and landed safely in a Texas desert aboard his sp...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Dropbox adds new file conversion tools and faster camera backups
Camera uploads should now be faster and more reliable. | Image: Dropbox Dropbox is getting a slew of interface tweaks alongside new tools and features. One of the more ...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Adobe releases Apple M1 support for Premiere Pro
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Adobe’s Premiere Pro is now ready for everyone using an M1 Mac. Support for Apple’s new chips is rolling out today, after launchin...
12:57 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Apples AirPods Max are cheaper than ever at Best Buy and Amazon
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Apple’s AirPods Max over-ear headphones are more affordable than ever today at Best Buy and Amazon. Normally around $500 in recent ...
12:30 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge DuckDuckGo launches new Email Protection service to remove trackers
Illustration by Maria Chimishkyan DuckDuckGo is launching a new email privacy service meant to stop ad companies from spying on your inbox. The company’s new Email Pr...
12:29 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge How Blackstone became the darling of grill TikTok
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge An outdoor cooking company with an influencer staff and a Roku app Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge The new RadRover is Rad Power Bikes first e-bike with an integrated battery
The RadRover, Rad Power Bikes’ flagship electric bike, is getting another major upgrade. The bike will be the first from the Seattle-based company to feature a semi-integrate...
10:13 am - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Google TV update adds option to manually clear out Continue watching row
The Google TV interface first appeared on last year’s Chromecast. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google TV, the new smart TV interface that debuted on Google’s ...
04:52 am - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Apple pushes back return to offices due to rising COVID cases: report
Apple is delaying its plan to return to mandatory in-person work because of the increase of COVID cases driven by the Delta variant, according to Bloomberg. The company had lai...
04:01 am - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge Walmart, Ikea, and Amazon have a dirty shipping problem
SAN PEDRO, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 01: A container ship enters the Port of Los Angeles on February 1, 2021 in San Pedro, California. As of January 28, a record 38 container ships...
02:14 am - Tue, July 20, 2021
The Verge HalloApp is a private ad-free social network from two early WhatsApp employees
A screenshot of HalloApp. | HalloApp Two of the earliest employees behind WhatsApp have emerged with a new private social network called HalloApp. Starting Monday, anyo...
11:25 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Amazon will end onsite COVID-19 testing at its US warehouses
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has informed workers that it will end on-site COVID-19 testing at its US warehouses, as first reported by The Information...
09:25 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Louis Vuittons $2,890 light-up speaker looks like something Thanos would steal
Louis Vuitton has revealed its next foray into tech products: the $2,890 Horizon Light Up Speaker, which looks less like either a gadget or a piece of high fashion, and more li...
08:17 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge The Olympics are approaching a danger zone of extreme heat
A man cools off at a mist station installed at Shiokaze Park during the beach volleyball test event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on July 25, 2019. - Tokyo 2020 Oly...
08:05 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Dish cuts a 10-year, $5 billion deal to make AT&T the primary service provider for its MVNO
Dish is on a mission to become the US’ fourth wireless carrier. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Dish Network has a new network operator partner for its MVNO...
08:03 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Snap buys another company to make AR shopping a reality
Snap and Gucci recently partnered to let users virtually try on a limited edition pair of shoes. | Snap Snap is making a big bet on AR shopping. The parent company of S...
08:00 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Watch Jeff Bezos get launched into space
Image: Blue Origin Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, is flying to space Tuesday morning on his company’s suborbital rocket. He’s riding with a motley crew o...
07:41 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge The best free apps for video calling
Photo by Stefano Guidi/Getty Images Things are starting to open up, but for now, the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us and many are still relying on video calls to kee...
07:40 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Snapchat will let you pose your Bitmoji on your profile in 3D
Some Bitmoji in 3D. | Image: Snap Snap is introducing the ability to pose your Bitmoji avatar on your Snapchat profile in 3D, the company announced on Monday. For your ...
07:25 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Apple releases iOS 14.7 just as MagSafe Battery Pack appears on shelves
Image: Apple Apple has released iOS 14.7, an update which lets iPhone 12 owners fully utilize the MagSafe Battery Pack, HomePod users manage timers from their phone, an...
06:50 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Google is making it easier to find Wear OS apps on the Play Store
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge As we approach the release of Google and Samsung’s joint smartwatch operating system later this year, Google today outline...
06:23 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge The first real photos of Apples MagSafe Battery Pack are here
Photo by Steven Russell Apple’s first official MagSafe Battery Pack is beginning to arrive on shelves (alongside a new IOS release), and one iPhone owner has now...
05:34 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED XD review: powerful, pricey, and flawed
Plenty of power, with plenty of tradeoffs Continue reading… ...
05:30 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Nvidia RTX 30-series graphics cards will be available in-store at Best Buy on July 20th
Nvidia’s elusive RTX 30-series graphics cards are almost never in stock (for their MSRP cost, at least), but they’ll be available to purchase fair-and-square tomorrow, Tues...
05:20 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Joe Biden says Facebook isnt killing people, but misinformation causes harm
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images On Monday, President Joe Biden said that vaccine misinformation on Facebook harms people, while partially walking back a statement he...
04:44 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Fortnite champ Bugha is getting his own in-game skin
Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images Two years ago, Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf became the first — and so far, only — Fortnite World Cup champion. Now he’s being immor...
04:27 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Amazon Web Services bans accounts linked with Pegasus spyware
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon Web Services (AWS) has banned NSO Group, the company behind the Pegasus spyware program. Vice reported the ban this morni...
04:00 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Android TV is swiping some of Google TVs best features
Android TV is finally getting a watchlist. | Image: Google Android TV is swiping some of the best content discovery tools from the Google TV platform, including a watch...
04:00 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp will let you join group calls after they start
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WhatsApp is rolling out a new joinable calls feature which will let you hop onto group calls after they’ve started, the Facebo...
03:27 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Lidar maker Velodyne loses its CEO amid internal chaos
Velodyne, a leading manufacturer of lidar laser sensors, announced that CEO Anand Gopalan would be stepping down. The news comes as the sensor company has been embroiled in a b...
03:00 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge GDC will return to an in-person event in 2022
Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images An all-virtual version of the annual Game Developers Conference kicks off on July 19th, but the organizers say that next year t...
03:00 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Warby Parker can renew glasses and contact lens prescriptions with its updated app
Image: Warby Parker Warby Parker is updating its Prescription Check iOS app on Monday with a new name and the ability to renew glasses and contact lens prescriptions on...
02:47 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Zoom buys Five9 for $14.7 billion to deliver even more happiness
Zoom buys Five9 for $14.7 billion to ‘deliver even more happiness’ Videoconferencing platform Zoom is acquiring cloud contact center software company Five9 for $14....
02:29 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Uber expands grocery delivery to 400 cities, including NYC and San Francisco
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Uber has more than doubled the number of cities where it delivers groceries, marking the fi...
02:19 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Anker batteries, cables, and chargers are discounted on Amazon
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Whether you’re gearing up for the back-to-school season or just looking for some extra charging kits to make your vacation go a litt...
02:07 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge CNN plans to launch CNN Plus streaming service, but wont say how much it will cost
Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Cable news behemoth CNN said Monday it is joining the ever-crowded streaming marketplace, adding its CNN Plus servi...
01:56 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Nvidia paves the way for RTX GPU Chromebooks with new Arm demo
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nvidia is working on expanding its RTX GPU support in a big way, with a new demo at GDC 2021 showcasing high-end gaming technolo...
01:00 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Peloton plans to launch an in-app video game where you pedal to control a rolling wheel
Peloton Peloton is entering the video game business. Today the company announced its latest idea to get people to exercise: an in-app video game tentatively called Lane...
12:00 pm - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge How Boosted went bust
An inside look at how the beloved electric skateboard startup fell apart Continue reading… ...
11:58 am - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge US and allies accuse Chinese government of masterminding Microsoft Exchange cyberattack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The United States and key allies have accused the Chinese government for the first time of hiring gangs of hackers to carry out ...
11:49 am - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Successor to Boses wildly popular QC35 headphones leaks early
Images show a very similar pair of headphones to Bose’s existing QC35s. | Image: FCC Bose appears to be on the cusp of releasing a successor to its much loved QuietCo...
10:32 am - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Huaweis P50 flagship will launch on July 29th
Huawei has previously teased the design of the flagship’s rear cameras. | Image: Huawei Huawei’s next flagship phone, the P50, is set for launch on July 29th, the c...
09:34 am - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Samsungs colossal 1,000-inch MicroLED display has improved colors and a thinner design
The Wall as a massive in-store display. | Image: Samsung Samsung is releasing a new version of The Wall, its massive modular MicroLED display. Measuring in at over 1,00...
08:35 am - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Tencent is buying British game studio Sumo for $1.27 billion
Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Tencent has announced plans to buy British video game company Sumo Group for $1.27 billion. The Chinese tech giant already has ...
06:36 am - Mon, July 19, 2021
The Verge Nintendo denies report that OLED Switch will have higher profit margin
Image: Nintendo Nintendo has issued an unusual statement denying a report that said the upcoming OLED version of the Switch would have higher profit margins than the re...
10:13 pm - Sun, July 18, 2021
The Verge New Trailers: Sweet Girl, Reservation Dogs, Flee, What We Do in the Shadows, and more
Jason Momoa stars in Sweet Girl | Netflix Season one of Loki is a wrap and while I know not everyone loved the finale, the show is my favorite of the Marvel/Disney stre...
08:25 pm - Sun, July 18, 2021
The Verge New Steam Deck reservations now showing expected order availability in Q2 and Q3 2022
Steam Deck will start shipping in December 2021 | Image: Valve If you’re looking to reserve a Steam Deck and haven’t managed to secure a reservation yet, it looks l...
06:08 pm - Sun, July 18, 2021
The Verge Latest leaks indicate new iPhones may have always-on displays like Apples Watch
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge A new report from Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman says the 2021 iPhone may have an always-on display similar to Apple’s Watch, and which ...
05:42 pm - Sun, July 18, 2021
The Verge Pegasus spyware used to target phones of journalists and activists, investigation finds
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A sweeping investigation by 17 media outlets found that NSO Group’s Pegasus software was used in hacking attempts on 37 smartp...
03:59 pm - Sun, July 18, 2021
The Verge Facebook pushes back against Biden remarks on COVID-19 misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook continued its pushback Saturday against President Biden’s comment that social media platforms were “killing people...
03:30 pm - Sun, July 18, 2021
The Verge Robot collision at Ocado warehouse near London sparks fire, delaying customer orders
Photo by James Vincent / The Verge Online-only British supermarket Ocado has had to cancel some customers’ delivery orders after a Friday robot collision at one of it...
02:00 pm - Sun, July 18, 2021
The Verge Why the Steam Deck wontfloplike Valves Steam Machines
You’re not having deja vu. Six years after launching a line of Linux game consoles that went down as one of the biggest tech flops of the past decade, Valve is trying once ag...
01:00 pm - Sun, July 18, 2021
The Verge How to use Focus modes for notifications on iOS 15
One of the most powerful new features in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey, is Focus mode. At its core, a Focus mode is a more customizable version of Apple’s existing D...
10:20 pm - Sat, July 17, 2021
The Verge Facebook pushes back against Biden remarks on COVID-19 misinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook continued its pushback Saturday against President Biden’s comment that social media platforms were “killing people...
09:18 pm - Sat, July 17, 2021
The Verge Amazon is getting hauled into court for not recalling dangerous products the right way
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Since 2019, Amazon has sold nearly 400,000 hair dryers that could shock someone if they fell into a pool of water, 24,000 carbon...
08:30 pm - Sat, July 17, 2021
The Verge TurboTax parent company Intuit is exiting the IRS Free File Program
TurboTax parent company Intuit has opted out of the IRS Free File Program. | Getty Images Intuit, the parent company of tax filing software TurboTax, is exiting an IRS...
04:34 pm - Sat, July 17, 2021
The Verge Tesla Full Self Driving subscriptions are now available for $199 a month
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla has started offering a monthly subscription for its Full Self Driving package for $199 per month (h/t Electrek). Tesla own...
03:00 pm - Sat, July 17, 2021
The Verge The space tourism industry is stuck in its billionaire phase
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images The spectacle of launching billionaires into space is the beginning of a long road ahead Continue reading&hel...
02:54 pm - Sat, July 17, 2021
The Verge No more Zoom weddings in New York after Cuomo lifts executive order
Zoom weddings soared during the pandemic | Illustration by Grayson Blackmon Virtual weddings, one of the more endearing traditions to emerge during last year’s pandem...
02:09 pm - Sat, July 17, 2021
The Verge California legislature approves historic broadband internet bill
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge California’s legislature has voted unanimously to approve a $6 billion plan to build a statewide open access fiber network (h/...
02:00 pm - Sat, July 17, 2021
The Verge Sonys Xperia 1 III is pricey, performant, and perplexing
A good camera system and top-notch features, but it’s priced too high to recommend Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Sat, July 17, 2021
The Verge Whats on your desk, Andrew Marino?
Photo by Andrew Marino / The Verge A cornucopia of audio tech spread across two desks Continue reading… ...
12:54 pm - Sat, July 17, 2021
The Verge The weeks best deals include smart home gadgets, Chromebooks, and gaming headsets
The second-gen Google Nest Hub | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Though we’re hitting the sleepy, dog-days of summer and there aren’t any big sale events on the ho...
01:20 am - Sat, July 17, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp tests encrypted cloud backups on Android
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When you’re using WhatsApp your messages are encrypted end-to-end, which means prying eyes can’t easily see what’s in them...
09:23 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Amazon just got Fakespot booted off Apples iOS App Store
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Fakespot, known for its web browser extensions that try to weed out fake product reviews, suddenly no longer has an iPhone or iP...
08:09 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Biden says platforms like Facebook are killing people with COVID-19 misinformation
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The White House escalated its fight against vaccine misinformation on Friday, with President Biden directly criticizing Facebook ...
08:00 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Trump supporters charged in plot to bomb Facebook and Twitter headquarters, among other targets
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Two California residents have been indicted for allegedly planning to firebomb the offices of California’s Democratic governor...
07:35 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Ford made a premium gas fragrance for EV owners who miss the smell of fossil fuels
My face when I sniff gas...perfume. | Photo: Ford, Christopher Ison So you just dropped a cool $59,000 on a Ford Mustang Mach-E GT, your own sporty slice of our electri...
07:30 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge How to change your iPhones text size for a specific app
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg Sometimes you want the text in your app to be smaller, so you can fit more content on a single screen. Sometimes you want it to be bigger, esp...
07:05 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Virginia will invest $700 million to bring broadband to every household in the state
Image: Alex Castro / The Verge On Friday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) announced that the state plans to invest $700 million in American Rescue Plan funding to reach...
06:35 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Theres enough Steam Deck demand to take Steams store down
Steam Deck multiplayer | Image: Valve Valve officially revealed its handheld PC gaming machine only a day ago, but that was apparently enough to spread the word — whe...
05:00 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Google redesigns its emoji to be more universal and authentic
992 of Google’s emoji designs are receiving tweaks. | Image: Google Google is tweaking 992 of its emoji designs to make them more “universal, accessible, and authen...
04:51 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge How to use SharePlay
The headline feature for Apple’s fall updates (including iOS 15, iPadOS 15, tvOS 15, and macOS Monterey) is SharePlay. It’s a new software feature on top of FaceTime that a...
04:34 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Rivian delays first electric pickup deliveries to September
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Rivian has delayed the first deliveries of its long-awaited electric pickup truck again, this time until September. Rivian CEO RJ Sca...
04:25 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: the state of MagSafe, Valves Steam Deck, and billionaires in space
Image: Apple Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the week in tech news with the re...
03:55 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Google executive steps down after offensive manifesto about antisemitic past
Photo by studioEAST / Getty Images Google parted ways with a cloud services executive after he published a LinkedIn manifesto about Israeli-Palestinian relations and hi...
03:53 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Counterfeit wireless earbuds are being seized in record numbers at US border
Image: US Customs and Border Protection The number of counterfeit wireless earbuds seized by US border customs in 2021 has already surpassed last year’s total, accord...
03:26 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Emergency department visits spiked during June heatwave in US Northwest
Residents at a cooling center during a heatwave in Portland, Oregon, U.S., on Monday, June 28, 2021. | Maranie Staab/Bloomberg via Getty Images The heatwave that scorc...
02:45 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge How Netflix turned a slasher trilogy into a summer movie moment
Kiana Madeira and Gillian Jacobs in Fear Street Part 3: 1666. | Image: Netflix In order to keep her roles straight, Fear Street star Kiana Madeira kept a big Five Star ...
02:41 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Uber agrees to reduced fine in fight over sexual assault data
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber has agreed to pay $9 million to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) after refusing to hand over data about ri...
02:08 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Automattic, owner of Tumblr and WordPress.com, buys podcast app Pocket Casts
Pocket Casts Pocket Casts has a new owner. Automattic, which runs WordPress.com and recently purchased Tumblr, announced today that it’s acquired Pocket Casts, the we...
02:00 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Among Us gets an official Irish translation
An ancient language and one of the most popular video games of the past year have collided with the launch of the official Irish localization of Among Us. The hugely popular sc...
01:30 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Amazon Fire HD 10 (2021) review: things are getting complicated
Amazon’s big, cheap tablet can now be had many different ways Continue reading… ...
12:57 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge The next big social network trend? Shortform audio
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Forget long Clubhouse convos, these founders see voice notes as the future Continue reading… ...
12:32 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Acers Chromebook Spin 713 is on sale for $619 at Best Buy
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Whether you’d like to admit it or not, school is quickly approaching. And if you’re in need of a reliable laptop that won’t force...
12:00 pm - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge The stakes for fighting misinformation are life and death
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The United States surgeon general published a report this week calling for a whole-of-society response to health misinformation,...
11:46 am - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Alexas latest celebrity voices are Shaq and Melissa McCarthy
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Shaquille O’Neal and Melissa McCarthy are the latest celebrities to lend their voices to Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, the compan...
10:44 am - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Epomakers NT68 is a mechanical alternative to your MacBooks keyboard
The NT68 is designed to sit on top of your laptop’s existing keyboard. | Image: Epomaker If you can’t stand to type on a Macbook’s scissor switch keyboard, let al...
06:48 am - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Xiaomi overtakes Apple as number two smartphone vendor for first time
A phone repair store at a technology market in Shenzhen, China. | Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Xiaomi is now the second largest smartphone vendor based on worldwide ...
01:29 am - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Twitter adds captions to voice tweets more than a year after they first launched
Captions on a voice tweet. | Image: Twitter Twitter is now rolling out captions for voice tweets, the company announced Thursday. Twitter first launched voice tweets in...
12:47 am - Fri, July 16, 2021
The Verge Valves Steam Deck: all the news about the new gaming handheld
Valve’s Steam Deck and its carrying case. | Image: Valve Catch up on our coverage of Valve’s new device Continue reading… ...
11:27 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Intel is reportedly in talks to buy the $30 billion foundry company AMD spun off a decade ago
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In 2008, chipmakers Intel and AMD took two distinct paths: Intel kept manufacturing its own chips to maintain full control, whil...
11:01 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Jack Dorsey says Square has a new Bitcoin business named TBD
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Jack Dorsey, CEO of both Twitter and Square, is enough of a fan of cryptocurrency that Square’s push into the area won’t stop at re...
10:12 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge England footballer calls out weak response from social platforms after online abuse
A mural in support of England footballers Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka was unveiled in Manchester. The three were targeted with racist abuse online after the E...
10:05 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge How does Valves Steam Deck compare to the Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X, and PlayStation 5?
Images: Valve Valve’s surprising new Steam Deck has been officially announced, promising to let players take their whole Steam library of games on the go. But how doe...
09:42 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Apple employees say the company is cracking down on remote work
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple employees say it’s harder than ever to get remote work requests approved after the company rolled out a new hybrid model...
09:07 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Elgato announces new Stream Deck the same day Valve announces new Steam Deck
Elgato’s new Stream Deck, which is different from Valve’s Steam Deck. | Image: Elgato Elgato’s Stream Deck is a popular tool for live-streamers, letting them set ...
08:54 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Google adds option to instantly delete your last 15 minutes of search history
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is launching a new privacy feature for search that lets you instantly delete your last 15 minutes of search history on mo...
08:51 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Old memes are Bill Murray, dodging them is Tilda Swinton
One of the photos from this Cannes photo shoot has been widely memed. Please make it stop. | Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage Twitter said Thursday it was hearing from ...
08:39 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Video game handhelds didnt die after all
Steam Deck. | Photo: Valve When the beloved PlayStation Vita eventually died out, many blamed the rise of mobile gaming. “I think the PS Vita, while ahead of its time...
08:09 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Self-driving startup Aurora will raise $2 billion in SPAC merger
Self-driving technology startup Aurora, which was founded by the former head of Google’s autonomous vehicle program, is the latest company to announce that it’s going publi...
07:48 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Facebooks payment system extends to online retailers in August
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Online shoppers will eventually see another option listed next to the usual payment methods, now that Facebook Pay will expand b...
07:30 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Elgatos Facecam is a $200 webcam with streamer-friendly features
The Facecam includes a monitor mount, but you can also mount it to a tripod with its quarter-inch thread. | Photo: Elgato Elgato has attempted to be the brand of choice...
07:08 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Where to preorder the Nintendo Switch OLED model
Image: Nintendo After months of speculation and a sea of rumors, Nintendo officially announced the next iteration of its popular gaming console: the Nintendo Switch OLE...
07:01 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge New Anthony Bourdain documentary deepfakes his voice
Photo: CNN In a new documentary, Roadrunner, about the life and tragic death of Anthony Bourdain, there are a few lines of dialogue in Bourdain’s voice that he might ...
06:38 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Valves new Steam Deck can run Windows and turn into a handheld Xbox
Valve’s new Steam Deck. | Image: Valve Valve just announced its new handheld Steam Deck, powered by a custom Linux operating system. The 7-inch device will play the l...
06:37 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Black teen barred from skating rink by inaccurate facial recognition
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A facial recognition algorithm used by a local roller skating rink in Detroit wouldn’t let teen Lamya Robinson onto the premis...
05:32 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Here are the finalists to be included in Emoji 14.0 this September
Image: Emojipedia The draft list for the next round of new emoji was announced today, two days ahead of World Emoji Day on July 17th. Contenders include a melting smile...
05:18 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Chromebook Go is available now for $299
Image: Samsung Samsung’s new entry-level Chrome OS laptop, the $299 Galaxy Chromebook Go, is available to purchase now at Samsung’s website and other retailers. Whi...
05:00 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Valves gaming handheld is called the Steam Deck and its shipping in December
Image: Valve Valve just announced the Steam Deck, its long-rumored Switch-like handheld gaming device. It will begin shipping in December and reservations open July 16t...
04:53 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Record high tide flooding hit coastal communities last year
A walkway at the Tidal Basin leads to a flooded sidewalk from the rising high tide on July 2nd, 2019, in Washington, DC. The Tidal Basin’s crumbling seawall and sidewalks are...
04:52 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Google Meet is getting a wider rollout on Google Glass
googleglass,glassenterprise,google glass enterprise Google Meet videoconferencing is adding fuller support for Google Glass, the company’s frequently overlooked augme...
04:46 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Facebook Messengers new sound emoji let you hear Fast and Furious quotes in your chats
Facebook is adding emoji with sound to Facebook Messenger. The name for them, of course, is Soundmojis. To access Soundmojis, tap the emoji button while you’re in a Messenge...
04:00 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge A new website makes it really easy to turn Twitch clips into TikToks
Crossclip’s interface. | Image: Streamlabs Logitech-owned Streamlabs, maker of the popular livestreaming app Streamlabs OBS, is releasing a new tool today called Cros...
03:30 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge The game makers and artists pushing Roblox to its limits
Climb The Giant Man Obby. Creators are putting their own spin on the virtual realm Continue reading… ...
03:26 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Fights over COVID-19 vaccines are spilling over to other types of shots
Photo by Matthew Busch for The Washington Post via Getty Images The Tennessee Department of Health is suspending outreach for all types of childhood and adolescent vacc...
03:20 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge The Aston Martin Valhalla is a dramatic 937-horsepower hybrid supercar
Images: Aston Martin Two years after Aston Martin debuted the striking but clumsily titled AM-RB 003 concept, the final production version has arrived with a much simpl...
02:49 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Go read how Pepper was a very bad robot
Don’t kill me, please. | Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge SoftBank’s Pepper robot is dead, and The Wall Street Journal is dancing upon its grave with a thorough acco...
02:47 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Microsoft reveals first Windows 365 pricing for PCs in the cloud
Microsoft announced its new Windows 365 service yesterday, but the company said it wouldn’t discuss pricing options until the Cloud PCs launch on August 2nd. Now, Microsoft h...
02:42 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Blue Origin picks teen to fly to space after anonymous auction winner reschedules
The fourth passenger to ride with Jeff Bezos on his space company’s suborbital rocket next Tuesday is a dutch teen named Oliver Daemen, Blue Origin revealed Thursday. Daemen...
02:40 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Surgeon general calls out platforms over COVID-19 misinformation
Photo by Caroline Brehman-Pool / Getty Images On Thursday, the surgeon general published a new report calling on social media platforms to make new investments in comba...
02:39 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Elagos Siri Remotecase has room for an AirTag tracker
PREMIUM SILICONE! | Image: Elago Apple’s new Siri Remote arrived without a built-in locator chip, so Elago has created the next best thing: the R5 silicone case with ...
02:32 pm - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Preorders for the new OLED Nintendo Switch will start at 3PM ET / 12PM PT today
Image: Nintendo Preorders for Nintendo’s new OLED Switch model will start today, July 15th, at 3PM ET / 12PM PT, the company announced today. The console is set to be...
09:00 am - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge What a new book reveals about Facebook and Russian interference
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge An Ugly Truth tracks the last five years of Facebook scandals Continue reading… ...
05:47 am - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Candace Parker becomes first woman to feature on NBA 2K cover
Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images Candace Parker has become the first WNBA player to appear on the cover of an NBA 2K game. The Chicago Sky forward, a six-time...
01:12 am - Thu, July 15, 2021
The Verge Amazon adds AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to two Fire TV Edition TVs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is adding support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to two of its Fire TV Edition TVs in a free update, the company announced on ...
10:55 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Netflix snags former EA, Oculus exec to lead its video game efforts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A report this spring from The Information said that Netflix was seeking an executive to lead its push into gaming, with an eye t...
10:03 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Microsoft attributes new SolarWinds attack to a Chinese hacker group
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) reported on Tuesday that SolarWinds software was attacked with a zero-day explo...
10:00 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge OnePlus says the base OnePlus 9 Pro actually wont be sold in North America
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge The OnePlus 9 Pro went on sale on April 2nd, but to date, the $969 base model, which comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, hasn...
09:50 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge GM says two Chevy Bolts caught fire after getting recall fix
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge General Motors said Wednesday that two recent Bolt EV fires happened in vehicles that had already received the fix meant to ...
09:44 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Plexs free TV service gets 15 new channels
Image: Plex Plex, the popular build-your-own streaming service, has added 15 new channels to its ad-supported streaming offering for free TV. All of the new channels av...
09:43 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Here are the best Kindle deals right now
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge When it comes to finding a device to use to read your ebooks, you have a few options to choose from. You can always buy a ta...
09:31 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp multi-device beta allows four devices at once even without a phone
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Until now, using WhatsApp web on your desktop or any other device has required having a phone that’s powered on and connected,...
09:05 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Facebook is giving up on brain-typing as an AR glasses interface
Facebook’s prototype brain-computer interface headset. | Image: Facebook Reality Labs A Facebook-backed initiative aiming to let people type by thinking has concluded...
08:11 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge YouTube borrows three more features from Twitch
YouTube now supports creating clips from live streams. | Image: YouTube YouTube is adding a trio of new features for live-streaming today that are all standbys for stre...
07:56 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Apples latest iOS and macOS betas undo some of Safaris controversial new design
Apple has released its third developer betas for the upcoming iOS 15 and macOS Monterey, and they bring some much-needed fixes to Safari — namely, undoing some of the more co...
07:51 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge The company that graded the million-dollar copy of Super Mario 64 has a new owner
Wata Games, the company that graded the recent record-breaking copies of The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario 64, has been acquired by Collectors Universe, which grades coins, t...
07:45 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Neurocracy is future fiction in the form of Wikipedia
How Half-Life and Deus Ex laid the foundation for a Wikipedia-style murder mystery game Continue reading… ...
06:48 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Here are the best Apple Watch deals right now
The Product Red edition of the Series 6 is one of many Apple Watches currently on sale. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Thinking about picking up a new Apple Watch?...
06:44 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Microsoft threatens to resurrect Clippy as an Office emoji
Microsoft is threatening to bring back its annoying loveable Clippy character. The software giant claims it will replace the paperclip emoji in Microsoft Office with Clippy if ...
06:37 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Amazon reportedly worked on an Alexa wearable for kids
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon toyed with yet another way of ingratiating itself into the lives of you and your family through an Alexa-enabled wearable...
06:30 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge AT&T says it will bring mmWave 5G to seven US airports this year
The company is partnering with Boingo to deploy 5G Plus in parts of US airports. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T has announced a partnership with Boi...
06:02 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Here are the best AirPods deals you can get right now
Apple’s AirPods Pro wireless earbuds | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple’s AirPods are among the most popular headphones on the market. Both the AirPods and Ai...
05:58 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Loki: the latest news and reviews for the Marvel show on Disney Plus
Photo: Marvel Studios Stay up to date with the trickster god Continue reading… ...
05:58 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Lokis first season is the best of Marvel without the baggage
Photo: Marvel Studios The most standalone MCU series yet Continue reading… ...
05:23 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Twitter is shutting down Fleets, its expiring tweets feature
Twitter just rolled out Fleets to everyone in November. | Twitter Say goodbye to Fleets, the row of fullscreen tweets at the top of the Twitter timeline that expire aft...
05:09 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Facebook will pay $1 billion to creators through 2022
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook plans to pay out $1 billion to creators over the next year and a half as part of an effort to court content makers to i...
05:00 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse launches its DM feature Backchannel
Backchannel, Clubhouse’s messaging feature | Image: Clubhouse Now, you can slide into people’s Clubhouse DMs. The social audio company is launching its direct messa...
05:00 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Chrome will soon let you turn on an HTTPS-first mode
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is working to make browsing more secure by soon offering an HTTPS-first option, which will try to upgrade page loads to H...
05:00 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Android 12 Beta 3 has a wild new way to handle auto-rotation
Google is releasing the latest beta for Android 12 right on schedule. Beta 3 for Android 12 continues adding features, including scrolling screenshots, faster on-device univers...
04:58 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge An AI model shows health centers in California arent prepared for power outages
Wildfires in the West can lead to power outages. There are around 20 federally qualified health centers in the areas touched by the Lava, Tennant, and Salt fires, which...
04:38 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge European Union proposes roadmap for slashing greenhouse gas emissions
Frans Timmermans, vice president of the European Commission, Adina Valean, transport commissioner of the European Union (EU), Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Co...
04:07 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge LGs rollable OLED TV is finally coming to the US for a staggering $100,000
Image: LG LG’s futuristic rollable OLED 4K TV is coming to the US for an eye-popping price of $100,000. First introduced as a stunning prototype at CES 2018 (and then...
03:32 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Teenage Engineerings OP-1 finally gets USB audio support a decade after it was released
Teenage Engineering’s OP-1 has one of the most iconic synthesizers around since it was first released over a decade ago, but the music-making machine is still getting new fea...
03:31 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge EU proposes phasing out new internal combustion cars by 2035
Photo by Michael Kappeler / picture alliance via Getty Images The European Union has proposed phasing out gas-powered internal combustion engine vehicles by 2035, part ...
03:24 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge How to find and create live videos on TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’re just starting to explore TikTok and you want to do a live video (as opposed to the usual recorded TikTok video), I...
03:00 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge The new Razer Blade 17 packs more GPU power into the same slim chassis
Image: Razer Razer’s largest laptop is getting big upgrades. The new mid-2021 refresh of the Blade 17 will add newer CPUs, higher-powered GPUs, and an updated webcam....
03:00 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is changing the way it buys renewable energy
Solar panels that were installed on four buildings on the Microsoft Corp. campus in Mountain View, California, Wednesday, April 25, 2007.  | Photo by Tony Avelar/Bloomberg...
03:00 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Microsoft puts PCs in the cloud with Windows 365
Microsoft is putting Windows in the cloud. Windows 365 is a new service that will let businesses access Cloud PCs from anywhere, streaming a version of Windows 10 or Windows 11...
02:31 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Facebook says FTC chair shouldnt help decide the future of its antitrust case
Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images Facebook has asked recently confirmed Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan to recuse herself from the agency’s antitrust figh...
02:00 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Taking NYCs temperature with a thermal camera
The urban heat island effect can be deadly Continue reading… ...
01:08 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge TVA TemPad review: who needs TikTok when you can control time and space?
Loki’s signature gadget, reviewed Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Netflix Kids new Top 10 row makes content discovery a little easier
Netflix Kids will now have its own top 10 row. | Image: Netflix Netflix is launching two new tools this week that should help make finding age-appropriate content a lit...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Apples educational Today at Apple classes are launching on YouTube with a Peanuts-themed session
Learn how to draw yourself as a Peanuts character in the first “Today at Apple” YouTube session. | Image: Apple Apple is bringing its educational “Today at Apple...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Skyward Sword HD is just the thing to hold you over until Breath of the Wild 2
Breath of the Wild changed a lot about The Legend of Zelda. Most importantly, it made the fantasy realm of Hyrule more open, increasing the sense of pure adventure. If you saw ...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Amazon is crowdfunding these Diane von Furstenberg Echo Dots
Amazon is launching the next line of products for its Build It crowdfunding platform. The company has collaborated with fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg on a range of Ech...
12:33 pm - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge HyperXs excellent Cloud Alpha S gaming headset is just $90 at Amazon
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge The gaming industry saw explosive growth in 2020, with more than half of US residents turning to video games as a way to pass the ...
11:43 am - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Facebooks satellite internet team joins Amazon
An artistic rendering of a satellite in orbit. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has acquired a team of employees from Facebook focused on delivering int...
09:47 am - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Loki Easter egg officially confirms a second season
Disney’s Loki TV show is getting a second season, according to a scene appended to the sixth and final episode of its first season. The confirmation, first spotted by Variety...
09:47 am - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Loki finale confirms second season
Disney’s Loki TV show is getting a second season, according to a scene appended to the sixth and final episode of its first season. The confirmation, first spotted by Variety...
09:30 am - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Retail stores are packed with unchecked facial recognition, civil rights organizations say
More than 35 organizations are demanding top US retailers cease using facial recognition to identify shoppers and employees in their stores, which companies have used to deter ...
09:30 am - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge Democrats have a new plan to legalize marijuana federally
Photo by: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images On Wednesday, Sens. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) released a discussion draft of...
09:14 am - Wed, July 14, 2021
The Verge iPhone 13 rumors grow more certain ahead of September launch
Last year’s iPhone 12 Pro. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple’s flagship 2021 iPhones will come in the same sizes as last year’s models, but with...
11:01 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge iPhone 12 reverse wireless charging can power up Apples new MagSafe battery pack
MagSafe Battery Pack | Image: Apple Apple surprised us Tuesday by simply putting its latest iPhone accessory on sale. The $99 MagSafe Battery Pack isn’t the first pow...
10:40 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Space startup Momentus charged by SEC with misleading investors
Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged embattled space infrastructure startup Momentus Space and its founder,...
10:21 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Google is capping Meets formerly unlimited group video calls to an hour for free accounts
Image: Google Google has brought an end to its effectively “unlimited” group video calls in Meet for free Gmail accounts, according to support pages spotted by 9to5...
10:01 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Mercedes-Benzs new Roadster has a flippy touchscreen
Large touchscreens are commonplace in new cars these days, and the bigger these rectangular screens get, the fewer things you can do with the hardware to really differentiate f...
09:21 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Facebook groups can now designate Group Experts
Image: Facebook Facebook is introducing a new feature called “Group Experts” today, which will allow admins to designate which members are highly knowledgeable abou...
08:52 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge The Nintendo Switchs Joy-Con drift problem, explained
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Nintendo Switch owners have been experiencing problems with the console’s removable Joy-Con controllers for years now, with users r...
08:23 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Google fined 500 million in France over bad faith negotiations with news outlets
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is being charged with a historic €500 million ($589 million) fine from the French Competition Authority (FCA) for faili...
08:15 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Twitter will let you change who can reply to a tweet after you post it
Tap the three dots menu to change who can reply to your tweet. | Image: Twitter Twitter is rolling out the ability to let you change who can reply to a tweet after you ...
07:53 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge GM drops wireless charging from some SUVs due to chip shortage
General Motors is dropping wireless smartphone charging from some new SUVs because of the global microchip shortage. It’s the latest feature to get the axe at the company due...
07:39 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Discord buys AI anti-harassment company
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Discord has purchased a company working on AI tools to help detect harassment online. The company, Sentropy, monitors online net...
07:23 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Quibis zombie corpse rises again to claim eight Emmy nominations
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Quibi wasn’t long for this world, but its spirit refuses to let us move on from its chaotic memory. Despite shutting down in D...
07:15 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge New report suggests corporateclimate changepledges arent that valuable
A trader monitors offers in the Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) on August 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  ...
06:53 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Apple is working on Apple Pay Later to help you buy things without paying for them yet
Image: Apple Even if you haven’t signed up for the Apple Card, you may soon be able to put your purchases on Apple’s tab. Apple is teaming up with Goldman Sachs yet...
06:04 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Instagram launches Security Checkup for people whose accounts have been hacked
Instagram’s Security Checkup | Image: Instagram Instagram introduced a new security check today for any people whose accounts have been hacked before. People with pre...
05:57 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Google launches its Workspace tier for individuals in five countries
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Workspace Individual, the company’s Workspace plan designed to give one-person businesses access to some premium featur...
05:54 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge You cant make fun of Gogos airline internet anymore because it changed the name
If you’ve ever purchased inflight Wi-Fi in the United States, there’s a good chance you’ve cursed Gogo’s name. But now, you’ll have to direct your anger at Intelsat i...
05:16 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Google slashes Stadias revenue share to try to attract developers
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google is revising how much of a cut it takes from Stadia games in a bid to try to attract more developers. Starting on Octo...
05:07 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Apple just launched an official $99 MagSafe battery pack for the iPhone 12 lineup
Apple’s new MagSafe Battery Pack. | Image: Apple Apple has launched the MagSafe Battery Pack for its iPhone 12 lineup. One of the magnetic batteries costs $99, and yo...
04:22 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Republicans call for Amazon to testify on Pentagon relationship
Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images Republicans are questioning Amazon’s relationship with the Pentagon after newly released emails show that defense officials prais...
04:06 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Windows 11 is full of delightful detail
Image: Microsoft Design Microsoft’s Windows 11 preview has been available for a couple of weeks now, but I’m still discovering new animations and details in this ne...
04:00 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Why small design decisions can matter
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge While we usually look for major features in a device — speed or sound quality or picture sharpness — sometimes it’s the little t...
04:00 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Instagram tests a reshare sticker, which actually makes it harder to share posts
Instagram Instagram doesn’t want you to spam your friends with all of the posts you come across and like. So today, it’s starting a test to make sharing to Stories ...
03:33 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Apples weather app wont ever say its 69 degrees
A weather forecast on iOS 15 compared to the rounded forecast on iOS 14.6 | Photo: Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge If you’re an iPhone user, the weather is always a part...
03:33 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Apples weather app wont say its 69 degrees
A weather forecast on iOS 15 compared to the rounded forecast on iOS 14.6 | Photo: Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge If you’re an iPhone user, the weather is always a part...
03:00 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Machine learning model from the largest US COVID-19 dataset predicts disease severity
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A centralized repository of COVID-19 health records built last year is beginning to show results, starting with a new paper publ...
03:00 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Razers Barracuda X wireless headset plays nicely with PS5, Switch, and more
The Barracuda X borrows the sleek design of Razer’s Opus headphones. | Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Razer has introduced the Barracuda X, a multiplatform wir...
02:52 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Microsofts PS5 exclusive Ghostwire: Tokyo is delayed until 2022
Tango Gameworks Ghostwire: Tokyo, the paranormal action game from Japanese studio Tango Gameworks, is being delayed to early 2022. Tango Gameworks posted the news in a ...
02:37 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge How to teach TikTok what you like to watch
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok is a brand-new type of social media platform. Unlike more traditional platforms like Instagram or Twitter where you manua...
02:00 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Ikea and Sonos picture frame speaker review: wall of sound
The latest Symfonisk collaboration is another attempt to camouflage tech in the home Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge How Loki built a different reality with retro hardware
Photo: Marvel Studios Production designer Kasra Farahani explains the show’s distinct look Continue reading… ...
01:57 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Jeff Bezos launch to space clears final regulatory hurdle
The Federal Aviation Administration approved Blue Origin’s license to launch its billionaire founder Jeff Bezos and three other passengers to the edge of space next Tuesday, ...
01:30 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Rings end-to-end encryption is rolling out globally
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Ring’s end-to-end encryption for video streams is leaving technical preview, is now available to US users, and is currently rolling o...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Firefox says its revamped SmartBlock wont break Facebook login buttons anymore
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Firefox 90 introduces the next version of SmartBlock, the browser’s tracker blocking mechanism built into its private browsing...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Can Polestar design a new kind of car company?
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath wants the freedom of an auto startup with the benefits of an established player ...
12:59 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Pixars Turning Red asks What if the Hulk turned into an adorable, giant red panda instead?
Mei Lee is an ordinary 13-year-old in the first trailer for Turning Red, the next film from Pixar — unless she gets stressed out or overexcited. Then she turns into a giganti...
12:52 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge FDA adds warning about a nerve condition to the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine awaits use in a freezer. | Photo by Matthias Bein / picture alliance via Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration added a warning...
12:38 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge BuyDigs Google Nest Hub bundles are steeply discounted on eBay
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge For many, the best smart display is the one that features whichever virtual assistant they prefer, whether it be Amazon’s Alexa or Go...
12:00 pm - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Robinhood has figured out how to monetize financial nihilism
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge And the financial system only has itself to thank Continue reading… ...
11:35 am - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Sonys latest glass speaker is a more affordable dose of bizarre design
The speaker features a “candlelight mode.” | Image: Sony Sony is releasing another one of its glass lantern speaker hybrids, and it comes in at $100 less than its p...
11:15 am - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge We want to see your internet bill
Image: Alex Castro / The Verge You don’t always get what you pay for in internet access. Most places only have one option, so you’re stuck picking the good plan or ...
09:51 am - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge YouTubes TikTok competitor YouTube Shorts is rolling out globally
Image: YouTube YouTube’s TikTok competitor, YouTube Shorts, is now rolling out globally. The service launched first in India last year, before expanding to around 26 ...
09:27 am - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge PC market growth slows amid global chip shortages
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The PC market is showing early signs of its growth slowing down, after an impressive run of shipments throughout 2020. Both ...
08:18 am - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Twitter admits it verified several fake accounts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter says it has permanently suspended a “small number” of fake accounts it mistakenly verified just weeks after re-launc...
07:00 am - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge The Super Mario and Tag Heuer collaboration is a $2,150 Wear OS watch
A few days ago, Tag Heuer posted a teaser for a Super Mario-themed watch. You might have assumed that a Swiss-made mechanical timepiece was in the works, but now the news is ou...
01:30 am - Tue, July 13, 2021
The Verge Space Jam: A New Legacy launch includes a 91,000 item NFT tie-in
Lola Bunny, LeBron James and Daffy Duck in Space Jam: A New Legacy | Photo: Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures On the same day we learned that Fortnite is adding a LeBron J...
11:55 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge ESPN Plus is getting its second price hike of 2021
ESPN Plus monthly and annual subscription costs will go up beginning August 13th, the second price increase for the service in 2021. The new price hike has made the service’s...
10:49 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Google shares transition plans for unified desktop file syncing Drive app
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google announced its plans to transition users of its consumer file syncing desktop service, Backup and Sync, onto a new unified a...
09:39 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Verizons new filter blocks spoofed phone numbers that are too close to yours
Verizon rolls out new Neighborhood Filter tool to help curb spoofed calls. | Image: Verizon Verizon wants to help curb those obnoxious “spoofing” calls from similar...
09:29 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Secretly throttling is never okay
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Last Tuesday, AnandTech caught OnePlus doing the previously unthinkable — throttling the performance of its new flagship smartphone...
08:27 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge The Galaxy Z Fold 3 will support the S Pen Pro, according to FCC filings
Samsung’s S Pen and S Pen Pro. | Image: Samsung After many teases, it seems as if a Samsung foldable is finally going to get support for an S Pen stylus. FCC filings ...
08:07 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Black players on England football team bombarded with racist abuse on social media
Bukayo Saka of England in a penalty shoot out during the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship Final between Italy and England on Sunday. | Photo by Shaun Botterill / UEFA via Getty Imag...
07:43 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge AT&T removes high-speed data throttling from its most expensive unlimited plan
AT&T’s Unlimited Elite plan will remain $85 per month for a single line, but it gets a few more perks. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AT&T is addin...
07:35 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Thiel associate launches Arizona Senate campaign
Blake Masters, a close ally to billionaire Peter Thiel and current Thiel Capital executive, launched a bid for the Arizona Senate Monday. As a Republican, he’ll be seeking to...
07:34 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk has a ticket to ride on Richard Bransons spaceplane
Richard Branson and a barefoot Elon Musk hang out on the morning of Branson’s launch to space. | Richard Branson’s Twitter Space billionaire Elon Musk bought a tick...
07:29 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Formula E nearly turned a profit during the pandemic
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge All-electric racing series Formula E very nearly turned its first profit during the 2019–2020 season, its sixth, despite canceling ...
06:56 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge How to use a TikTok video template
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge You can create a great TikTok video by doing nothing more than simply talking to the camera. However, if you want to do somethin...
06:39 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Amazons radar sensors could help Alexa monitor your sleep patterns
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon is interested in using radar sensors to enable sleep tracking and gestures on its smart devices, according to new permissions gr...
05:00 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge SecretLabs Titan Evo chair claims to offer more comfort, features, and magnets
SecretLab says it has improved both its polyurethane and SoftWeave materials. | Photo: SecretLab SecretLab’s new line of 2022 gaming chairs have a renewed focus on pa...
04:34 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Cryptocurrency traders struggle to sue Binance
Photo by STR/NurPhoto via Getty Images One fun (?) thing about cryptocurrency is that it’s newer than regular money — or as the cryptocurrency enthusiasts call it, ...
04:31 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Microsoft did door-to-door router replacements to stop Trickbot malware
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft says it’s gone door-to-door replacing routers compromised with the Trickbot malware in Brazil and Latin America, hop...
04:07 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge TikTok parent company ByteDance still holding off on launching IPO
Photo Illustration by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images TikTok parent company ByteDance is not planning an initial public offering anytime soon, and...
04:05 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge How to use Apples Private Relay feature with iCloud Plus
One of the more interesting new features available with iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey is iCloud Plus, Apple’s upgraded iCloud subscription service that adds a few key...
04:00 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Android 12 will let you play games as youre downloading them
Google is announcing a big new feature for its upcoming Android 12 update on Monday: you’ll be able to play games as you’re downloading them. For particularly large games, ...
04:00 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge LeBron James is coming to Fortnite this week
LeBron James is the latest celebrity to enter the Fortnite metaverse. Starting on July 14th, players will be able to purchase two different versions of the NBA star: a regular ...
04:00 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Authenticated brand logos in Gmail will roll out over the coming weeks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Authenticated brand logos in Gmail, a security feature that was first announced last July, will be rolling out over the coming w...
03:48 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Microsoft acquires cybersecurity firm RiskIQ as the threat of ransomware intensifies
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is officially acquiring RiskIQ, a security software vendor. RiskIQ provides management tools and threat intelligence g...
03:40 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Death Stranding: Directors Cut isnt a directors cut, says director Hideo Kojima
Death Stranding: Director’s Cut is coming to the PS5 on September 24th — but don’t call it a director’s cut, according to director Hideo Kojima (spotted by Eurogamer). ...
03:12 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge TikTok gets a Fire TV app in the UK, France, and Germany
Image: TikTok TikTok is now available on Fire TV devices in the UK, France, and Germany, the video platform announced today. The app, which will be available starting t...
03:00 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Five Dead Startups from Juicero to Coolest Cooler parodied as toys
Five toys based on iconic startup failures. | Screenshot: Dead Startup Toys For its latest drop, internet collective MSCHF is releasing five famous startup failures as ...
02:49 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Californias power grid has a big drought problem
In an aerial view, houseboats whose owners chose to leave them in the lake, float at a water level nearly 200 feet below normal at the Lime Saddle Marina for Lake Oroville near...
01:12 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Amazons kids Fire tablets are on sale just in time for that summer trip
Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids and Kids Pro tablets | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Summer is here, and for many families, that means it’s finally time to take the vacatio...
01:00 pm - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Its too late for Black Widow
Disney Marvel’s latest film thoroughly skewers the franchise’s portrayal of Black Widow... far too late Continue reading… ...
08:46 am - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Redesigned iPad mini reportedly on track to launch this fall
The fifth-generation iPad mini from 2019. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple plans to release a new iPad mini featuring “the biggest redesign in [its...
08:02 am - Mon, July 12, 2021
The Verge Foxconn and TSMC strike deal to buy 10 million COVID vaccines for Taiwan
Photo by SAM YEH/AFP via Getty Images Foxconn and TSMC, two Taiwanese giants of the international tech supply chain, have agreed to buy 10 million COVID-19 vaccine dose...
11:09 pm - Sun, July 11, 2021
The Verge Samsungs next Galaxy Unpacked device lineup may have been entirely spoiled in huge new leak
The Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Z Fold 3, from GIFs shared by leaker Evan Blass. | Images: Evan Blass on Twitter We might now know a lot of what’s coming at Samsung’s next ...
07:50 pm - Sun, July 11, 2021
The Verge Black Widow has been a big hit on Disney Plus
Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow. | Image: Marvel Studios Black Widow is the first Marvel movie to debut on Disney Plus the same day it hit theaters, and based on fina...
06:23 pm - Sun, July 11, 2021
The Verge Sealed Super Mario 64 sells for more than $1.5 million, almost doubling a record just set on Friday
On Friday, when I wrote about how a sealed copy of The Legend of Zelda for the NES sold for an eye-popping $870,000 at auction and set a new record for the most expensive video...
06:06 pm - Sun, July 11, 2021
The Verge Virgin Galactic successfully sends Richard Branson to the edge of space
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson and a crew of Virgin Galactic employees nailed a clean touchdown in New Mexico o...
05:32 pm - Sun, July 11, 2021
The Verge Virgin Galactic has opened a sweepstakes offering a trip to space
Virgin Galactic’s spaceplane, the VSS Unity. | Image: Omaze Virgin Galactic just successfully sent founder Richard Branson to the edge of space and back, and now the ...
04:15 pm - Sun, July 11, 2021
The Verge Exclusive TED chats are coming to Clubhouse
Image: TED Clubhouse has another partnership, and this time, it’s with one of the most popular podcast networks. The company announced today that it’s partnering wi...
03:44 pm - Sun, July 11, 2021
The Verge Virgin Galactic successfully sends Richard Branson to the edge of space
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson and a crew of Virgin Galactic employees nailed a clean touchdown in New Mexico o...
01:00 pm - Sun, July 11, 2021
The Verge ZSAs Moonlander Mark I is the ultimate customizable ergonomic keyboard
But you’ll probably have to put in time to make it fit you Continue reading… ...
12:02 am - Sun, July 11, 2021
The Verge Feds indict The Bull for selling insider trading info on the dark web
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nearly four years after the lights went out at AlphaBay, the feds are still charging people with criminal activities linked to t...
07:47 pm - Sat, July 10, 2021
The Verge Bo Burnhams Netflix special Inside will make a one-night-only theater appearance
Bo Burnham in Bo Burnham: Inside | Photo: Courtesy of Netflix If you can’t get “Bezos I” out of your head, then you’re in good company as a soundtrack to Bo Bur...
04:00 pm - Sat, July 10, 2021
The Verge Watch Virgin Galactic launch Richard Branson to space
Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo spaceplane is carried between the two fuselages of its WhiteKnight carrier aircraft during a 2016 test. | Image: Virgin Galactic Virgin...
01:08 pm - Sat, July 10, 2021
The Verge Tesla finally begins shipping Full Self-Driving beta version 9 after a long delay
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Tesla began sending out over-the-air software updates for its long-awaited “Full Self-Driving” beta version 9, the definitely-not...
01:00 pm - Sat, July 10, 2021
The Verge The search is over: smart trackers from Apple, Samsung, and Tile compared
It’s never been easier to keep track of your keys Continue reading… ...
12:30 pm - Sat, July 10, 2021
The Verge Nintendo refuses to say if the OLED Switch fixes Joy-Con drift
Nintendo revealed a new model of the Switch this week that adds an OLED screen, enhanced speakers, and a much-improved kickstand. One thing it seems the OLED Switch won’t bri...
12:30 pm - Sat, July 10, 2021
The Verge Kickstart your weekend with this weeks best tech deals
The Acer Swift 3, one of picks for the best student laptops, is on sale at Costco for $490. | Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge The weekend has arrived, bringing with it...
11:44 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Samsung quietly launched its free TV service on the web
Samsung TV Plus displayed on a screen. | Image: Samsung Samsung recently launched a web version of its free and ad-supported Smart TV Plus streaming service for live an...
11:19 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Bidens executive order puts net neutrality back in the spotlight
Earlier today President Biden signed the Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy, and in it there were several provisions relating to net neutrality. T...
10:49 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge President Joe Bidens latest executive order is a huge win for right to repair
Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images A sweeping executive order aimed at promoting economic competition and signed Friday by President Joe Biden called on the Fe...
10:45 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge The FTC has reportedly opened an investigation into Amazons MGM acquisition
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Federal Trade Commission has opened an investigation into Amazon’s acquisition of MGM, The Information reported Friday. Th...
10:03 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Space tourism rivalry gets extremely petty ahead of Bransons spaceflight
As Richard Branson (left) prepares for his flight to space, the rivalry between his space company Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin, owned byJeff Bezos (right) is heating up. | L...
09:55 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge League of Legends US championship will welcome back in-person fans
Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images This year’s League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) finale is the latest esports event to welcome an audience to attend in pers...
09:52 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Amazon reportedly doesnt want employees to know when theyre on performance plans
Photo by Lucas Jackson / Reuters Managers at Amazon are instructed not to warn employees that they are being monitored under the company’s “Focus” performance man...
09:31 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge How Tencents sweeping new facial scans will catch Chinese kids playing past curfew
Photo by Visual China Group / Getty Images Tencent, the biggest game company in the world, is rolling out facial recognition technology that will likely scan many gamer...
09:02 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Universal films will head exclusively to Amazon Prime Video after their run on Peacock
Photo Illustration by Omar Marques / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images A licensing deal between Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Amazon will broaden Pr...
08:22 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Witcher training is no fun at all in the first trailer for The Witcher season 2
The first trailer for The Witcher season 2 has arrived, hot on the heels of Netflix’s announcement that the show will be returning on December 17th, at the inaugural WitcherC...
07:50 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge The Witcher 3s next-gen update will have DLC inspired by the Netflix show
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s free update optimizing the game for next-generation consoles, which is set to hit later this year, will include DLC “inspired by” the Netflix s...
07:45 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly wants in on NFL Sunday Ticket
Photo by Kevin Reece / Icon Sportswire / Getty Images In the quest to get people to pay monthly for video, having the rights to stream sports, especially football, is k...
07:32 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Who wins when Amazon pulls brands from its store?
A RavPower wireless charging pad. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Not the consumer Continue reading… ...
06:53 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf is coming to Netflix in August
The fantasy world of The Witcher is going to expand later this summer. At WitcherCon — a new event dedicated to, obviously, The Witcher — Netflix announced that the animate...
06:03 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge A sealed copy of The Legend of Zelda just sold for nearly a million dollars
A sealed copy of The Legend of Zelda for the NES just sold for $870,000 at Heritage Auctions, breaking the previous record for the most expensive game ever sold (as far as I am...
05:53 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge News Corp gives up on its Knewz aggregator after 18 months
Image: News Corp Knewz, the news aggregation site created by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp to attempt to gain some leverage against Google and Facebook’s control over ...
05:42 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge US sanctions a Chinese facial recognition company with Silicon Valley funding
The US Department of Commerce has sanctioned 14 Chinese tech companies over links to human rights abuses against Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, including one backed by a top Silic...
05:35 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge The Witchers second season is coming to Netflix on December 17th
Sharpen your swords and get your coins ready to toss: Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill) is finally back for The Witcher’s second season on December 17th, revealed at the inaugur...
05:08 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Nintendo is teaming up with Tag Heuer on a Mario-themed watch
The case for Tag Heuer’s upcoming Mario-themed watch. | Image: Tag Heuer Nintendo, which is often associated with being a toy maker, is teaming up with, of all compan...
05:05 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge The best streaming device to buy right now
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Getting something great only costs $50 Continue reading… ...
04:16 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Foxconn is dangling a shiny new EV plant in front of Wisconsin
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge iPhone builder Foxconn is dangling a massive electric vehicle project in front of Wisconsin after burning the state with promises of ...
03:45 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: Google Play Store fees lawsuit, Nintendos OLED Switch, and an EV Day event
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...
02:49 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge TikTok will start automating video removals for nudity and more in the US
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok is trying to speed up its moderation process by removing human reviewers where its automated systems can do the job about...
02:00 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Lenovo Yoga 9i (14-inch) review: sounds like a winner
Lenovo’s latest convertible has excellent speakers and good performance Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge As Marvels epics get bigger, Black Widows stakes feel too small
Photo: Marvel Studios Black Widow was released at the wrong time, in multiple ways. The new Marvel prequel was one of the most high-profile films to be displaced by the...
01:00 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Nintendo Switch OLED hands-on: a small upgrade that makes a big difference
The new Nintendo Switch OLED model. | Image: Nintendo Sitting down in Nintendo’s offices in Redwood City, California, yesterday, I already knew all of the main detail...
01:00 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Altos Odyssey is adding a vibrant new city for its Apple Arcade debut
When the team behind the serene adventure Alto’s Odyssey were working on the sequel, they had a lot of ideas that didn’t make it into the final release. One of those was a ...
12:42 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Biden executive order will target right to repair, ISPs, net neutrality, and more
Photo by Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty Images The White House has issued a “fact sheet” listing the industries and policies it’s addressing via ...
12:00 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Apples AirPods Max are on sale for their lowest price yet
Apple’s premium on-ears are becoming more affordable with each passing week. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Not every day is chock-full of deals on the devices ...
12:00 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge The Olympics are still stuck in 2020
Photo by Kazuhiro Nogi / AFP / Getty Images In two weeks, it’ll be 2020 again: an Olympic year, and a pandemic year, too. This year’s Olympic Games will start in Ju...
12:00 pm - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge How to turn TikToks auto captions on (or off)
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Video captions are important. To begin with, they can be a vital accessibility tool for people who are hard of hearing or deaf. ...
10:51 am - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge FCC listing suggests Googles midrange Pixel 5A 5G could arrive soon
Renders of the Google Pixel 5A based on leaked designs. | Image: OnLeaks The Pixel 5A 5G, Google’s midrange counterpart to last year’s Pixel 5, has been spotted in ...
09:04 am - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp will let you send images and videos in their best quality
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A future version of WhatsApp will give more control over the amount of compression it applies to sent images and videos. WABetaI...
05:44 am - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Mini LED display reportedly coming to 11-inch iPad Pro next year
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple plans to add a Mini LED screen to the 11-inch iPad Pro in 2022, following the introduction of the technology on this year’s 12...
03:59 am - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge The Windows update to fix PrintNightmare made some printers stop working
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge As if an actively exploited critical flaw in the Windows Print Spooler that can allow someone to take over your computer rem...
12:00 am - Fri, July 9, 2021
The Verge Square is going to make a hardware wallet for bitcoin
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Square is going to make a hardware wallet for bitcoin, the company’s hardware lead, Jesse Dorogusker, announced on Thursday. CEO Jack...
10:05 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Here are the 7 biggest games from Sonys State of Play event
An image from Deathloop. | Image: Sony Sony showed off a lot of PlayStation games during its latest State of Play event, including more details about the remastered ver...
10:01 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Apples upcoming 9/11 documentary focuses on the 12 hours after the attacks
Image: Apple Apple announced Thursday that it will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with the release of a new documentary in September. 9/11: The Pr...
09:41 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Death Stranding: Directors Cut has new story missions and improved combat
Last month, Hideo Kojima revealed that a director’s cut of Death Stranding for the PS5 was on the way — and now we actually have some details on what it will include. Like ...
09:37 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Jett: The Far Shore shows off soaring sci-fi exploration in new gameplay trailer
Jett: The Far Shore is finally showing off what its gameplay looks like in a new trailer, which promises a serene sci-fi experience that will have players exploring its world i...
09:30 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Black Widows post-credit scene is Marvels biggest Disney Plus push yet
Image: Marvel Studios Marvel Studios is practically synonymous with post-credit scenes, so it’s no surprise that Black Widow — the MCU’s first movie in almost two...
09:18 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Qualcomms $1,500 smartphone is for its biggest fans with more money than sense
Qualcomm — the company behind the Snapdragon processors and modems that power almost every major Android smartphone — is making its own phone. Or rather, the company is par...
08:24 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Sony posts and deletes ad featuring an upside-down PS5
I don’t think that’s how it’s supposed to look. | Image via u/madhouse5625 on Reddit The PS5 is a strange-looking console, and its curved edges can make it diffic...
08:20 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Facebooks big blue app leader, Fidji Simo, is leaving to take over Instacart
Photo illustration by Jakub Porzycki / NurPhoto / Getty Images The online grocery startup Instacart just announced its new CEO will take over on August 2nd. Fidji Simo ...
07:30 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge League of Legends summer event features a visual novel
Riot Games is announcing a big summer event, Sentinels of Light, that will take place across all five of its currently available games: League of Legends, League of Legends: Wi...
07:09 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Its over: Vax That Thang Up is 2021s song of the summer
BTS’s “Butter” is one smooth song, and “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” might be a monster hit with a sweet lo-fi remix to boot. But how is anything going to compete ...
07:07 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge WeChat deleted accounts of student LGBTQ groups in China
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Massively popular Chinese social platform WeChat quietly deleted the accounts of several LGBTQ groups organized at major Chinese...
06:57 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Stellantis, parent company of Dodge and Jeep, had an EV Day and it was extremely weird
Photo: Stellantis Stellantis is not a musical version of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof set in an underwater kingdom, but actually the name of the newly merged Fiat Chrysler and...
06:22 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Startup Halo will bring driverless car service to Las Vegas later this year on T-Mobile 5G
Halo says it will use remote drivers to operate its vehicles over T-Mobile 5G. | Image: T-Mobile Driverless car startup Halo has announced a new service coming to Las V...
06:07 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Minimum broadband speeds are likely too low, government watchdog says
Image: Alex Castro / The Verge Since 2015, the Federal Communications Commission has maintained that minimum broadband speed should stay the same: 25 megabits per secon...
05:58 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Facebook accidentally lost a piece of its moderation policy for three years
A demonstration in Rome in support of freeing Kurdish political leader Abdullah Ocalan. | Photo by Matteo Nardone / Pacific Press / LightRocket / Getty Images Instagram...
05:41 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Bentley reveals details about its Flying Spur Hybrid, the most efficient Bentley ever
Bentley’s Flying Spur Hybrid. | Image: Bentley Luxury carmaker Bentley has announced details about its Flying Spur Hybrid sedan, its second Bentley hybrid, which the ...
05:28 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is giving employees a $1,500 pandemic bonus
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Microsoft is gifting its employees a $1,500 pandemic bonus. In an internal memo seen by The Verge, the software giant says this one-time...
05:23 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge FDA clears Natural Cycles birth control to use a smart ring for temperature measurements
Image: Natural Cycles Digital birth control Natural Cycles can now use temperature data from devices like the Oura smart ring to make predictions on when someone could ...
04:49 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge The COVID-19 vaccines werent hacked this task force is one reason why
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Securing the supply chain meant focusing on tiny companies Continue reading… ...
04:46 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Marvels What If? gets a new trailer and an August 11th release date
Marvel’s What If...? is an animated series that promises to showcase alternate takes on the dozens of characters that make up the interconnected universe of movies and shows ...
04:31 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Why did the Teletubbies forge their vaccination cards?
Photo by Jonathan Brady/PA Images via Getty Images Look, the question isn’t whether the vaccine cards the Teletubbies display in a tweet from Teletubbies HQ are forge...
04:28 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Encantos first trailer promises a magical, musical Disney adventure
The first trailer for Encanto, the latest animated film from Walt Disney Animation Studios, is full of magic. The upcoming movie is set in a magical village in Colombia, and it...
04:08 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge The NFL jumps to Twitter Spaces after initial Clubhouse partnership
Xinhua/Wu Xiaoling via Getty Images The National Football League is signing on to use Twitter Spaces. As part of a new deal with Twitter — which will see the social n...
04:00 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Vilos three-router mesh Wi-Fi system covers your home for just $59
A single Vilo router costs $19. | Image: Vilo Vilo is a new mesh Wi-Fi company that promises a three-device system that covers up to 4,500 square feet for just $59. Tha...
03:35 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Twitter will comply with Indias new rules to keep its legal immunity
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has outlined how it intends to “fully comply” with India’s new social media rules after the government said its la...
03:34 pm - Thu, July 8, 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… ...
03:28 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Volkswagen, BMW fined $1 billion for colluding to make dirtier cars
Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler spent years illegally colluding to slow the deployment of cleaner emissions technology, says the Europe...
03:02 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Horis Split Pad Pro for the Switch is $10 off at Amazon
The deals are thin today, but there are a few that are worth sharing with you. If you already have a Switch or are planning to get the OLED model launching in October, you’ll...
03:00 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge PodcastOnes free podcast hosting service will cost you
PodcastOne PodcastOne, the podcast network behind shows from people like Mike Tyson and Tom Green, is looking to make more money off shows outside its network. The comp...
03:00 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge LiveWire One is Harley-Davidsons second chance at electric motorcycle dominance
Harley-Davidson is renewing its push into electric motorcycles with the reveal of its latest battery-powered product, the LiveWire One. While the new bike will roughly have the...
02:53 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge How to start posting videos on TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Okay, this article is for those who have never posted a video on TikTok. The rest of you? Stop snickering, and go away. Are we a...
02:23 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Huge leap for NASAs Mars helicopter ushers new mission support role
A frame from Ingenuity’s navigation camera during its ninth flight over Mars’ Séítah region. | Image: NASA / JPL The Séítah region on Mars, filled with rocks an...
02:02 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 preview: a first look at Apples latest software
Hands-on with the public betas Continue reading… ...
01:54 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Jeep says it will have zero-emission SUVs in every category by 2025
Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Jeep says it will have “zero-emission” SUVs in every category of its lineup by 2025, the automaker announced Thursday. That same...
01:48 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Netflixs new Resident Evil show brings zombies to the White House
Photo: Netflix Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is a show that’s made for people who love lore. The most recent games in the series, Resident Evil 7 and Village, have...
01:13 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Dodge will make an electric muscle car in 2024
Dodge announced it would make an all-electric muscle car in 2024. The news came as part of an event Thursday covering electric vehicle strategy by the automaker’s parent comp...
01:00 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Does Amazon even know what its buying with the MGM acquisition?
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images When Amazon announced its plans to acquire MGM in May, the primary focus of discussion was ...
12:30 pm - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Maingear Element Lite review: the competition is too good
Intel’s cookie-cutter laptop is behind the competition while costing more Continue reading… ...
11:54 am - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Google Meet adds Duo-style filters, AR masks, and effects
Image: Google Google Meet is getting new video filters, effects, and augmented reality masks for personal calls on iOS and Android, the search giant has announced. They...
11:34 am - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge DJIs Pocket 2 4K vlogger cam now comes in white
DJI’s Pocket 2, now in white. | Image: DJI DJI’s latest handheld stabilized vlogging camera, the Pocket 2, is now available in white. The camera released last year ...
09:26 am - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Google feared Samsung Galaxy Store and tried to quash it, lawsuit alleges
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google used anticompetitive practices in an attempt to “preemptively quash” Samsung’s Galaxy Store, and prevent it from be...
09:23 am - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge OnePlus admits to throttling popular apps to save battery life
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge OnePlus has confirmed that it deliberately reduces performance in “many of the most popular apps” in order to improve battery lif...
08:09 am - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge This inexpensive backlight makes your big TV even more immersive
Incredible value for money Continue reading… ...
07:00 am - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Polestar made a more powerful version of its electric sedan for the Goodwood Festival
Swedish electric performance automaker Polestar made a more powerful version of its electric fastback sedan for the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK, which kicks off today,...
03:46 am - Thu, July 8, 2021
The Verge Mozillas RegretsReporter data shows YouTube keeps recommending harmful videos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge That the machine learning-driven feed of YouTube recommendations can frequently surface results of an edgy or even radicalizing ...
10:41 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Another Amazon-first gadget brand has suspiciously vanished: Choetech
If you’re in the market for a new charger or cable, you might find fewer brands on Amazon than you’d expect — because at least six of them have mysteriously disappeared. ...
10:22 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Dota 2s The International will now take place in Bucharest in October
Photo: STR/AFP via Getty Images Dota 2’s prestigious The International tournament will now be taking place in Bucharest, Romania in October, Valve announced on Wednes...
09:56 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Google faces new antitrust lawsuit over Google Play Store fees
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday, a coalition of state attorneys general launched a new antitrust lawsuit against Google, accusing the search giant ...
09:27 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Google Calendar adds RSVP options for attending events virtually
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As companies large and small settle on how they’ll return to working in-person, a hybrid work future, where working from home ...
09:14 pm - Wed, July 7, 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...
07:50 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge You can now apply for a job through TikTok
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok is testing a job application tool that allows its users to directly apply with video resumes to companies like Chipotle, ...
07:38 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Android app tests your phones waterproof seals without a drop of water
Water Resistance Tester is designed to check waterproofing, which can degrade over time. Water Resistance Tester, available on the Google Play store and spotted by Andr...
07:15 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Roblox, explained
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Roblox is one of the biggest apps in the world, and you’ve probably been hearing its name: the company recently went publ...
06:59 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Melinda French Gates will leave foundation if she and Bill Gates cant work constructively
Photo credit should read SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP via Getty Images Melinda French Gates and Bill Gates recently announced their divorce plans but largely left the question o...
05:43 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Verizon has its own version of spatial audio and its already pushing it on phones
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge You know spatial audio is having quite a moment when wireless carriers decide to create their own implementations of it. Verizon...
04:56 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Donald Trump files sweeping, nonsensical lawsuits against Facebook, Twitter, and Google
Photo by James Devaney/ GC Images Former President Donald Trump has filed proposed class action lawsuits against Facebook, Twitter, and Google subsidiary YouTube as wel...
04:39 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Facebooks new AR feature for Portal lets you dress up as Harry Potter characters
Facebook’s Harry Potter-themed AR masks for Portal. | Image: Facebook Facebook’s Portal video calling device is getting a Harry Potter and the Cursed Child crossove...
04:00 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Ladies and gentlemen, a leather case for your MagSafe puck
What if MagSafe, but covered in leather? | Image: Nomad I’m not going to pretend to understand how product development meetings work, but there must have been somethi...
03:00 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy VII Remakes directors wanted to show a new side of Midgar with Yuffie chapter
Final Fantasy VII Remake isn’t a complete story. Instead, the game explores the beginning of the classic RPG, with later chapters planned to finish the narrative at some poin...
02:55 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge BMWs actually making the futuristic CE 04 electric scooter
Image: BMW BMW has been warning us for years that it wants to make and sell a radical electric city scooter, and now it’s following through. On Wednesday, the German ...
02:36 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Grubhub will use Russian-made robots to deliver food on college campuses
Grubhub and Russian self-driving startup Yandex are teaming up to use robots to deliver food on US college campuses. It represents the latest deal that envisions hundreds of si...
02:11 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Ubisoft is reportedly shaking up Assassins Creed with new live-service game
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ubisoft has officially confirmed the existence of a new Assassin’s Creed game codenamed “Infinity,” after a report from Bl...
01:59 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Moderna starts human trials of an mRNA-based flu shot
Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Moderna gave its mRNA-based seasonal flu vaccine to the first set of volunteers in a clinical trial, the pharma...
01:32 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge The Xbox Wireless headset includes Game Pass Ultimate at eBay for $107
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Over at eBay, the seller antonline (with a 98.7 percent positivity rating) has Microsoft’s Xbox Wireless headset in stock. This ...
01:00 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Cowboys excellent third-generation electric bike gets discounted to 1,990
Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge Cowboy’s third generation electric bike, the appropriately named Cowboy 3, has received another discount. Going forward, it will no...
12:28 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Apple and Google crowd out the competition with default apps
A new study shows how Apple and Google’s preinstalled apps dominate their mobile platforms Continue reading… ...
12:27 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new Office UI now available for testers
The new Office UI. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft has started testing its new Office design today. The software maker originally teased its design changes to Office last ...
12:00 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge How to fast forward through a TikTok video
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok videos aren’t what you would call long, but sometimes you might want to skip a few seconds ahead — especially now tha...
12:00 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge GitHubs automatic coding tool rests on untested legal ground
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images Just days after GitHub announced its new Copilot tool, which generates complementary co...
12:00 pm - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge How to fast-forward through a TikTok video
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok videos aren’t what you would call long, but sometimes you might want to skip a few seconds ahead — especially now tha...
10:17 am - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge A bigger, better Switch screen is exactly what I wanted
The OLED Switch will be released this October. At least in many of the corners of the internet I’ve been reading all day, the response to the OLED Nintendo Switch has...
01:41 am - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge TikTok is returning to normal after experiencing issues on Tuesday
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The TikTok app “should be returning to normal” after it experienced issues on Tuesday, according to the app’s support acco...
12:46 am - Wed, July 7, 2021
The Verge Conservative social networks keep making the same mistake
On the rise and fall of Gettr Continue reading… ...
11:49 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Russian hackers reportedly attacked GOP computer systems
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Russian state hackers affiliated with the group Cozy Bear were reportedly behind an attack last week on Synnex, a contractor tha...
10:14 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Microsoft issues emergency Windows patch to fix critical PrintNightmare vulnerability
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has started rolling out an emergency Windows patch to address a critical flaw in the Windows Print Spooler service. Th...
10:00 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Dont count out the Nintendo Switch Pro
The Nintendo Switch is fine. Like Alex says, there’s no pressing reason for Nintendo to replace it right now. But does that mean today’s new OLED variant has utterly dashed...
09:51 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Pokmon Go is still incredibly relevant
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Even though Pokémon Go is turning five years old this week, it’s still going strong with upcoming events, some notable fans, and w...
08:49 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge TikTok confirms the app is experiencing some issues
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The TikTok app is currently “experiencing some issues,” according to the app’s support account on Twitter. The app’s tea...
08:30 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Universal and DreamWorks films to exclusively hit Peacock within four months of theatrical releases
Beginning next year, Universal theatrical releases will head to Peacock as exclusives no later than four months after they premiere in cinemas — a clear bid to win over subsc...
08:00 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Peugeot reveals a wicked wingless hypercar
Peugeot’s new hypercar, the 9X8. | Images: Peugeot French automaker Peugeot has revealed the new hybrid hypercar that it will race in the World Endurance Championship...
07:58 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge The best Chromebook for 2021
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge The best Chromebooks for every user Continue reading… ...
07:16 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Teams tries out Together Mode for smaller groups
Microsoft is adding support for smaller gatherings to its Together Mode feature of Teams, which uses AI to place all of the participants in a meeting into virtual environments ...
07:16 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge macOS 101: how to force quit a Mac app
Apps on macOS are usually well-behaved, but there are times when they can stop working or freeze and slow down your entire Mac. If that happens to you (and it might happen ofte...
06:46 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Welcome to Simulation City, the virtual world where Waymo tests its autonomous vehicles
The Alphabet company is doubling up on simulation as it gets closer to commercialization Continue reading… ...
06:32 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Netflixs Witcher prequel gains Michelle Yeoh as... a sword-elf
Michelle Yeoh is joining the cast of The Witcher: Blood Origin, Netflix’s six-part spinoff of its live-action television adaptation of the novels by Andrzej Sapkowski. The st...
06:24 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge America used fewer fossil fuels in 2020 than it has in three decades
NEW JERSEY, USA - APRIL 21: Phillips 66 oil refinery is seen in New Jersey, United States on April 21, 2020. Brent crude oil dived below the threshold of $20 per barrel as the ...
05:56 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Pentagon cancels Microsoft JEDI contract, will ask for new cloud computing bids
Photo By Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images The US Defense Department has canceled the $10 billion JEDI cloud computing project it awarded to Microsoft in 20...
05:46 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Nintendos OLED Switch: all of the news about the console upgrade
The OLED Nintendo Switch. | Image: Nintendo It has a bigger OLED screen, but not much else has changed Continue reading… ...
05:41 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Nintendo never needed to fix the Switch; its not broken
Image: Nintendo Nintendo finally did it! There’s a new Nintendo Switch coming in October! Over a year of rumors have amounted to the Nintendo Switch OLED model, featu...
04:56 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Roblox signs music partnership with Sony
Image: Roblox Virtual world-building platform Roblox has signed a deal with Sony Music Entertainment. The deal extends an existing collaboration that included a 2020 Li...
04:20 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Nintendo confirms no new CPU or increased RAM in the OLED Switch
Nintendo just announced a new model of the Switch that has an OLED screen, but it won’t bring major changes to the CPU or RAM currently used in other iterations of the consol...
02:59 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Nintendo finally improved the Switchs kickstand with new OLED model
Nintendo Nintendo’s new Switch with an OLED screen seems promising for people who’ve wanted a bigger, more vibrant display to play games. That’s worth getting exc...
01:31 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Must-play Nintendo Switch games are almost half off
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Nintendo finally announced the Switch with an OLED screen that comes out in October, but right now, GameStop is hosting a bi...
01:08 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Nintendo Switch OLED model will go on sale October 8th for $350
Nintendo is announcing a new Switch model today with a larger 7-inch 720p OLED display. While rumors had suggested this new Switch would ship with a new Nvidia chip inside, it ...
01:00 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Rep. Ken Buck is the new face of Republican antitrust
Congressman Ken Buck, R-Colo., at his office in the Rayburn Office Building in Washington, D.C., on June 30, 2021. | Photo by Lexey Swall for The Verge Meet the Rep...
12:00 pm - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Kensingtons StudioCaddy is a home for all your Apple devices
The StudioCaddy has USB-A and USB-C charging ports on the side. Following the recent release of the StudioDock, an opulent stand that turns the iPad Pro into a mini des...
11:47 am - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Nothings debut earbuds will cost $99 and feature noise cancellation
A teaser image for the design of the earbuds. | Image: Nothing Nothing’s debut earbuds, the Nothing Ear (1), will cost $99 / €99 / £99 and will feature active nois...
11:31 am - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Amazons new Echo Show 8 is a little faster and has a better camera
Still the best Alexa smart display Continue reading… ...
10:07 am - Tue, July 6, 2021
The Verge Twitter has lost legal immunity for users posts in India, government argues
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is now legally liable for content posted by its users in India after failing to comply with the country’s new IT rules...
08:37 pm - Mon, July 5, 2021
The Verge Today I learned about Karatekas 37-year-old easter egg
Image: Geek With Social Skills Karateka, an early martial arts side-scroller published in the US by Broderbund in 1984, was a little before my time. It was created by J...
08:12 pm - Mon, July 5, 2021
The Verge Hong Kongs new anti-doxxing proposal could put tech companies at risk, says new letter
Supporters of democracy in Hong Kong protest outside the Chinese embassy in London on July 1st | Photo credit should read Wiktor Szymanowicz/Barcroft Media via Getty Images ...
07:45 pm - Mon, July 5, 2021
The Verge Kaseya ransomware attackers demand $70 million, claim they infected over a million devices
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Three days after ransomware attackers started the holiday weekend by compromising Kaseya VSA, we have a clearer idea of how wide...
06:44 pm - Mon, July 5, 2021
The Verge The OnePlus 9 is on sale and its an even better deal at $649
The OnePlus 9 misses some of the high-end features on the more expensive Pro model, but it’s a better overall buy for most people. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge ...
04:17 pm - Mon, July 5, 2021
The Verge Rimac takes over Bugatti from VW in powerhouse electric supercar deal
Croatian electric supercar startup Rimac announced that it was taking over Bugatti from Volkswagen to form a new company called Bugatti Rimac. The news was first reported by th...
03:11 pm - Mon, July 5, 2021
The Verge Airbnb has blocked tens of thousands of bookings in party crackdown
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Airbnb has blocked over 50,000 suspicious bookings across 15 US cities as part of a crackdo...
03:11 pm - Mon, July 5, 2021
The Verge Airbnb has blocked tens of thousands of partiers in COVID crackdown
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Airbnb has blocked or redirected “potentially risky reservation attempts” from over 50,...
02:53 pm - Mon, July 5, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk just now realizing that self-driving cars are a hard problem
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is finally admitting that he underestimated how difficult it is to develop a safe and reliable self-driving car. To which the entire engineering community r...
01:45 pm - Mon, July 5, 2021
The Verge Why roads in the Pacific Northwest buckled under extreme heat
A road that buckled in the recent heat. | Washington State Department of Transportation North via Twitter During last weekend’s deadly heat wave, some roads in the P...
11:40 am - Mon, July 5, 2021
The Verge Andy Jassy officially takes over as Amazon CEO from Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos, who has served as the CEO of Amazon since founding the company exactly 27 years ago on July 5th, 1994, has officially stepped down from the role. Andy Jassy is now ...
09:51 am - Mon, July 5, 2021
The Verge The Windows 11 app store is already more useful after just a week
The new Microsoft Store on Windows 11. Microsoft’s dysfunctional app store for Windows, the Microsoft Store, is finally improving under Windows 11. While there’s a ...
08:14 am - Mon, July 5, 2021
The Verge Lynk & Co will make you rethink outdated ideas of car ownership
A new day is coming. | Photo by Nguyen Tran A car that gets cheaper every time you share it Continue reading… ...
05:43 am - Mon, July 5, 2021
The Verge Xiaomis Mi 11 Ultra is getting an ultra-limited release in India
Xiaomi’s Mi 11 Ultra is finally going on sale in India in limited quantities. The company had announced its latest flagship smartphone all the way back in March, but it’s b...
09:51 pm - Sun, July 4, 2021
The Verge New Trailers: The Many Saints of Newark, Foundation, Beckett, and more
Michael Gandolfini stars as Tony Soprano in The Many Saints of Newark | HBO Max The Good Fight returned to its very weird and funny roots this week and introduced Mandy...
08:53 pm - Sun, July 4, 2021
The Verge Apex Legends hackers interrupt games with messages about Titanfall hacking
‘Apex Legends’ | Respawn Respawn Entertainment’s battle royale shooter Apex Legends has proven to be a hit, with over 100 million unique players, and counted over...
07:30 pm - Sun, July 4, 2021
The Verge Researcher finds certain network names can disable Wi-Fi on iPhones
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A security researcher has found that certain Wi-Fi networks with the percent symbol (%) in their names can disable Wi-Fi on iPho...
04:10 pm - Sun, July 4, 2021
The Verge Former Trump advisors Gettr platform appeared to be briefly hacked Sunday
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Several verified profile pages on Gettr, the new social media platform from Jason Miller, once an advisor to former President Tr...
04:00 pm - Sun, July 4, 2021
The Verge Trese mashes a police procedural with a sinister supernatural world
Comics have never been bigger: with Marvel TV shows, DC movies, and indie adaptations growing by the day, comic books have never been more prominent in pop culture. This biweek...
03:00 pm - Sun, July 4, 2021
The Verge Apple Music is missing one major thing: a classic iPod to go with it
Earlier this year, I did something weird: I bought an iPod 5th generation, originally manufactured back in 2006. I got it mostly as a fun thing to mod, but I’ve actually been...
02:44 pm - Sun, July 4, 2021
The Verge TikTok parent ByteDance has begun selling the video apps AI to other clients
TikTok’s parent company has started selling its AI to other companies | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge ByteDance, the Beijing-based parent company of video s...
02:00 pm - Sun, July 4, 2021
The Verge TCL 20 Pro 5G review: good looks arent everything
The 20 Pro 5G includes premium features you’d be hard-pressed to find in another $500 phone Continue reading… ...
01:20 pm - Sun, July 4, 2021
The Verge China regulator orders Didi ride-hailing app removed from stores
Didi has some 377 million users in China | Getty Images The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has ordered app stores to remove Didi Chuxing’s app, claiming the...
01:00 pm - Sun, July 4, 2021
The Verge Games Done Quicks speedrunning summer marathon kicks off Sunday
SGDQ is You. | Image: Games Done Quick Games Done Quick’s weeklong summer speedrunning event for charity begins on Sunday, and looks to have a whole bunch of good run...
10:40 pm - Sat, July 3, 2021
The Verge Watch the first trailer for the Star Wars: Visions anime anthology
At an Anime Expo Lite panel, LucasFilm revealed the very first look at Star Wars: Visions, an upcoming anthology of short anime films set in a galaxy far, far away. The sneak p...
05:05 pm - Sat, July 3, 2021
The Verge Some accused in Capitol riot reportedly tried to scrub info from their phones and social media
Trump supporters stand on the U.S. Capitol Police armored vehicle as others take over the steps of the Capitol on January 6th. | Photo By Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty...
04:05 pm - Sat, July 3, 2021
The Verge REvil ransomware attacks systems using Kaseyas remote IT management software
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just in time to ruin the holiday weekend, ransomware attackers have apparently used Kaseya — a software platform designed to h...
04:01 pm - Sat, July 3, 2021
The Verge Dutch court rejects Facebooks bid to have privacy lawsuit in the Netherlands dismissed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A court in Amsterdam ruled that privacy litigation against Facebook in the Netherlands can proceed, rejecting the social network...
03:00 pm - Sat, July 3, 2021
The Verge How to find the documents behind big legal cases
Earlier this year, I spent a month covering the trial for a dispute between Apple and Epic. The case was one of the biggest antitrust suits in recent memory, and it brought to ...
02:00 pm - Sat, July 3, 2021
The Verge The Verges favorite summer gear for 2021
Photo: Wise Owl Outfitters After over a year of indoor living, people are finally able to go out and enjoy the outdoors: beaches, sports, hiking, camping, bird-watching...
01:30 pm - Sat, July 3, 2021
The Verge Bird plans a pilot program for electric wheelchair and mobility scooter rentals in NYC this summer
Bird is piloting a mobility scooter rental program in New York City | Bird Scooter company Bird is partnering with mobility vehicle company Scootaround on a pilot progr...
01:00 pm - Sat, July 3, 2021
The Verge Enjoy these tech deals for your Fourth of July weekend
If you’re in the US, you might be prepping for some exciting Independence Day plans. Whatever you’re getting up to — whether it be drinks with close friends and family or...
12:30 pm - Sat, July 3, 2021
The Verge Elon Musks Boring Company pitches underground transit loop to Fort Lauderdale
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images The Boring Company, Elon Musk’s tunneling venture, pitched an underground transit system to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the town’s ...
09:07 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Police ticket driver for sticking Starlink terminal on cars hood
California Highway Patrol A California Highway Patrol officer stopped a Toyota Prius on Friday that had what looks like a Starlink dish fastened to its hood, the agency...
09:03 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge REvil ransomware attacks systems using Kaseyas remote IT management software
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just in time to ruin the holiday weekend, ransomware attackers have apparently used Kaseya — a software platform designed to h...
08:43 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Sony makes clear it will still sell PSP games on the PS3 and Vita stores
In March, Sony received widespread backlash for announcing plans to shut down the PS3 and Vita stores and remove the ability to purchase PSP games from both storefronts. The cr...
08:39 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Another day, another WD security flaw
Image: WD After a security vulnerability led to some WD NAS owners having their data wiped, a new vulnerability has been discovered in more of WD’s devices (via Krebs...
08:29 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Peacock premier tiers will stream the 2021 Stanley Cup games
NBCUniversal’s streaming service Peacock will stream every remaining 2021 Stanley Cup Final match, just as the service’s parent company will stream the games on broadcast N...
06:22 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge New Qualcomm CEO sees former Apple execs as key to beating M1
Image: Qualcomm Qualcomm’s new CEO, Cristiano Amon, has big plans for competing with Apple when it comes to laptop performance, thanks to the ex-Apple employees Qualc...
05:45 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Lordstown Motors is now being investigated by the Justice Department
The Department of Justice has opened an investigation into troubled electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors, which is backed by General Motors and went public late last year ...
05:28 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge FTC says Broadcom violated antitrust law with TV set-top box deals
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The US Federal Trade Commission has sued chip maker Broadcom for allegedly abusing a monopoly on semiconductor components. A newly...
05:04 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge OnePlus is merging OxygenOS with Oppos ColorOS
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Following last month’s announcement that OnePlus was integrating with Oppo, effectively becoming a sub-brand of the phone manufactu...
04:09 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge The Witchers monster-hunting AR mobile game is out July 21st
Image: CD Projekt Red The Witcher: Monster Slayer, an upcoming Pokémon Go-like augmented reality game for mobile devices set in The Witcher universe, will be released ...
04:00 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Internal Apple survey shows concern about hybrid work model
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An internal survey designed by Apple employees shows respondents want the option to work from home and fear their colleagues may...
03:57 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Porsche recalls Taycans over sudden power loss problem
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Porsche is recalling its first EV, the Taycan, to fix an issue where some cars suddenly lose power while in motion. The automaker has...
03:17 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Googles latest diversity report shows jump in departures among women of color
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google’s latest diversity report shows that despite some gains in the number of Black employees, the company is lagging in its...
03:00 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Riot made some chill beats for creators to stream to
League of Legends developer Riot is making something new — and very chill. The company just released an album called Sessions: Vi, which is packed with 37 lo-fi tracks from p...
02:55 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge A Tesla Model S Plaid caught fire in Pennsylvania, briefly trapping the driver inside
@meiselasb A high-end Tesla Model S Plaid caught fire Tuesday night in Haverford, Pennsylvania, briefly trapping the driver inside, according to the local fire departme...
01:26 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Tesla delivered over 200,000 cars in the second quarter of 2021
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Tesla delivered 201,250 vehicles in the second quarter of 2021, a record for the company but still falling slightly short of Wall Str...
01:00 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Electric vehicles are the future for everyone except disabled people
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge By locating the battery in the floor of the vehicle, auto companies are making it difficult to convert EVs for wheelchair us...
12:40 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Dells G15 Ryzen Edition with an RTX 3060 is $1,078 for a limited time
Right now, Dell’s G15 Ryzen Edition is perhaps the most affordable gaming laptop that has a powerful Ryzen 7 5800H processor and an Nvidia RTX 3060 graphics chip inside (via ...
12:30 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Full approval could make the difference for the US COVID-19 vaccine campaign
Photo by: Jose More/VWPics/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Right now, anyone rolling up their sleeve for a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States is supposed to ...
12:30 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Netflix bets on bingeable horror with Fear Street trilogy
Photo: Netflix Something special happens when you marathon horror movies. On their own, slasher flicks like Friday the 13th or Halloween can seem like nothing more than...
12:00 pm - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge General Motors strikes a deal to source lithium in the US for its electric car batteries
Photo by David McNew/Getty Images General Motors has struck a deal with a mining company to source lithium, a key ingredient in electric-car batteries, from geothermal ...
09:54 am - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Microsoft warns of Windows PrintNightmare vulnerability thats being actively exploited
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is warning Windows users about an unpatched critical flaw in the Windows Print Spooler service. The vulnerability, dub...
09:00 am - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Dont back down from Facebook fight, lawmakers tell FTC
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A bipartisan group of lawmakers have asked that the FTC continue its antitrust lawsuit against Facebook after setbacks in court....
06:49 am - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Facebook confirms tests of a new anti-extremism warning prompt
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is testing prompts that will link users to anti-extremism support and resources if the company believes the user knows ...
12:26 am - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Nike brings hands-free entry shoes to the Olympics with the Glide FlyEase
Nike The Olympics are back on this summer in Japan — despite local opposition — and athletes will of course find themselves outfitted in the lightest, slickest gear...
12:07 am - Fri, July 2, 2021
The Verge Humble Bundle will start capping charitable donations in mid-July
Humble Bundle has announced that it’s going to change how payment sliders will work in its storefront by removing the ability to donate all of what you spend to charity and s...
10:52 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Richard Branson aims to fly to space before Jeff Bezos, Virgin Galactic confirms
Photo by JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images Space tourism firm Virgin Galactic will fly its founder Richard Branson on its next test flight slated for July 11th, the ...
10:12 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Microsofts Blue Screen of Death is changing to black in Windows 11
Windows 11’s new Black Screen of Death. Microsoft is changing its famous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) to black in Windows 11. The software giant started testing its ne...
09:33 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Apple is reportedly trying a retail flex work-from-home program for store employees
Apple is reportedly working on a program called “Retail Flex,” which will give its store employees the chance to work from home some weeks, according to Bloomberg’s Mark ...
09:14 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge How to install the tvOS 15 beta on Apple TV
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The next big software update for Apple TV will arrive with tvOS 15. While it won’t become widely available until later this year, use...
08:31 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Amazon is ending Evangelion by bringing the final film to Prime Video
Image: Amazon Amazon is bringing the conclusion to the Rebuild of Evangelion film series — adaptations of the beloved anime Neon Genesis Evangelion created by Hideaki...
08:00 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Twitter considers letting you limit tweets to trusted friends
A mockup of what the new trusted friends feature could look like. | Image: Twitter Twitter has shared three early design concepts for new features it’s considering fo...
07:59 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Whats the deal with the Seinfeld soundtrack finally coming out?
The hottest album of 2021 is about to drop. The soundtrack of the hit ‘90s sitcom Seinfeld will be released on Friday, July 2nd (via Variety) on “all digital platforms,” ...
07:59 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge How to use iOS 15s new Live Text feature
Apple’s iOS 15 is now available in public beta, which means that today you can try out all the biggest features coming to the iPhone this fall. That includes Live Text, the m...
07:41 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Big tech companies will have to open Russian offices if they want to advertise in the country
Photo by Sergei Fadeichev\TASS via Getty Images A new Russian law will require large social media companies to open offices in Russia if they don’t want to face adver...
07:30 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Workhorse says Postal Service broke its own rules in new mail truck contest
Image: USPS EV startup Workhorse has accused the United States Postal Service of bias in choosing defense contractor Oshkosh to build the next-generation mail truck, an...
06:55 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge How to restore your Mac from the macOS Monterey beta to Big Sur
If you downloaded and installed the macOS Monterey public beta, there’s a chance that you may want to return to Big Sur, which is currently the stable macOS version. There ar...
06:52 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Go read this feature on an engineer who turned free Xbox gift cards into millions in Bitcoin
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When you can be in the right place at the right time, you can really make some things happen for yourself. Take, for instance, V...
06:08 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Robinhoods IPO filing reveals Dogecoin helped its revenue skyrocket in 2021
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge The moment that some of you have been waiting for is here — Robinhood’s S-1 filing to go public has been revealed, laying b...
06:00 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Sonys camera-centric Xperia 1 III to ship on August 19th for $1,299
The Xperia 1 III puts an emphasis on advanced camera features and high-end display specs. | Image: Sony Sony’s next flagship phone, the Xperia 1 III, will ship on Aug...
05:57 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Want to be an Amazon supplier? It could cost a piece of your company
Photo by Marco Bello / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Amazon demands that suppliers let it buy up to 30 percent of their company at a fixed rate often below market val...
05:22 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Apple launches public beta of macOS Monterey, bringing updates to FaceTime and Safari
Need a quick note? There’s an app for that. The public beta of macOS 12 Monterey, Apple’s next big macOS release, is now available for download. The operating syste...
05:16 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Federal Trade Commission expands antitrust powers in Chair Lina Khans first open proceeding
Chair Khan, appearing at the hearing via Zoom In an open meeting on Thursday, the Federal Trade Commission passed a pair of pivotal measures expanding its power to regu...
05:14 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge How to install the macOS Monterey public beta
Image: Apple Apple has launched the public beta for macOS Monterey. This is the next big update coming to Mac computers (the final version is expected later in 2021) an...
04:58 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Ghost of Tsushima is getting an enhanced directors cut on the PS4 and PS5
Image: Sony Sony and Sucker Punch’s hit game Ghost of Tsushima is getting an enhanced director’s cut edition for both the PS4 and PS5 that will include a new island...
04:50 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Twitter, TikTok, Google, and Facebook promise to boost protections for women online
Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images At the UN Generation Equality Forum in Paris on Thursday Twitter, TikTok, Google, and Facebook committed to tackling online abuse and impr...
04:23 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Google investigates why a carrier linked VPN ads to an SMS two-factor code
Illustration by Maria Chimishkyan Earlier this week, Australian developer Chris Lacy tweeted about a curious experience while logging into a rarely used Google account....
04:00 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Watch a police officer admit to playing Taylor Swift to keep a video off YouTube
Image from the Anti-Police Terror Project A confrontation Tuesday between a police sergeant and member of the public didn’t start out unusually. James Burch, policy d...
04:00 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Google TV rolls out new Watch With Me series for celeb-curated streaming
Image: Google TV Evidently acknowledging our collective content fatigue, Google TV has announced a new celebrity-curated Watch With Me series that should make finding s...
03:00 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Student gets Windows 11 running on a Windows Phone
Windows 11 running on a Windows Phone. | Gustave Monce (YouTube) The Windows 11 preview only got released earlier this week, but a student has already managed to get Mi...
02:40 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Pinterest bans weight loss ads due to eating disorder concerns
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Pinterest said Thursday it is updating its ad policies to “prohibit all ads with weight loss language and imagery.” The ...
02:16 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Googles iOS app has a secret pinball Easter egg now
The Google app on iOS appears to have gotten a new Easter egg: a rather entertaining little pinball app hidden away in the “Tabs” menu. The game appears to have been added ...
02:14 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge How to install the watchOS 8 public beta
The Apple Watch Series 6, in Product Red color. | Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple has now released public betas for iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, tvOS 15, and soon macOS...
02:06 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge EU officially launches digital vaccine passport
The European Union’s digital COVID-19 certificate officially launched today. The certificate allows people to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, a recent negative test resul...
02:01 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Mercury 13 legend Wally Funk will ride with Jeff Bezos to the edge of space
Wally Funk in an undated photo provided by Blue Origin Wally Funk, one of the “Mercury 13” pilots who fought to open NASA’s early astronaut program to women, will...
01:50 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Insignia batteries are steeply discounted at Best Buy
Unfortunately, the batteries won’t look as cool as this one. | The Battery Issue | Artist: William Joel Batteries don’t usually come cheap, so if you have lots of b...
01:30 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles looks like the perfect starting point for newcomers
The Ace Attorney series is one of gaming’s great pleasures, mashing up courtroom drama with anime sensibilities into something dramatic, heartwarming, and silly in equal meas...
12:49 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge TikTok is rolling out longer videos to everyone
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikToks are about to get longer. The app is now rolling out the ability for everyone to publish videos up to three minutes in le...
12:38 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Ratchet and Clanks fidelity mode gets performance boost for 120Hz TVs
Image: Sony The latest patch for Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart has given the game a small but significant performance boost when playing using its fidelity mode on 120H...
12:19 pm - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Flight Simulator is getting huge PC performance improvements this month
Microsoft Flight Simulator is a notoriously demanding PC game, but a big patch is arriving later this month that promises significant performance improvements. Asobo, the devel...
10:19 am - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Leaked Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic images reveal traditional design
The Galaxy Watch 4 Classic in black, gray, and white. | Image: Android Headlines Images of Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 Classic have leaked online, giving us our first lo...
01:00 am - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Judge blocks Floridas social media law
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images A Florida internet law is on hold while a lawsuit contesting it continues. Judge Robert Hinkle has issued a preliminary injunction bloc...
12:30 am - Thu, July 1, 2021
The Verge Google is building support for digital COVID vaccine cards into Android
A digital COVID vaccine card in Android. | Image: Google Google is opening up Android’s built-in passes system to let Android users store a digital vaccine card, whic...
10:59 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Twitter now lets you set a security key as your only two-factor authentication method
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In March, Twitter said it would soon let you use a security key as your only two-factor authentication method, and on Wednesday,...
10:34 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Watch the first five minutes of Netflixs Fear Street trilogy
Image: Netflix Netflix has shared the first five minutes of its upcoming horror movie trilogy Fear Street, inspired by R.L. Stine’s Fear Street series of young adult ...
10:11 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Music Widget brings back the original Mac OS X iTunes widget
Way back in 2005, Apple released Mac OS X Tiger, and with it, the original implementation of widgets on the Mac through its Dashboard software. One of those widgets was a now-d...
09:33 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge How to restore your iPhone from iOS 15 beta back to iOS 14
iOS 15 comes with a number of new features and tweaks | Image: Apple Beta versions of new software are great to try out, but sometimes you realize that they’re not so...
09:33 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Instagram may be working on subscriber-only stories
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram appears to be exploring a new feature that shares some similarities with Twitter’s Super Follows, according to TechC...
09:33 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Head of Instagram says Instagram is no longer a photo sharing app
Image: Instagram Instagram is no longer a photo sharing app, according to Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram. In a video posted to his Instagram and Twitter accounts, ...
09:24 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Discord now lets you share a little more about yourself in your profile
Messaging app Discord has added the ability to customize your profile just a little bit more than you could before: you can now fill in a short “About Me” blurb, and, if yo...
09:17 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Volvos new electric concept car is a manifesto for the future
Volvo unveiled a new concept car that forecasts the Swedish automaker’s all-electric future. The vehicle was revealed during a “Tech Day” event held Wednesday during wh...
08:15 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Sir Tim Berners-Lees web source code NFT sells for $5.4 million
Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images The latest mega-auction of an NFT tied to a piece of internet history is complete, with Sir Tim Berners-Lee selling a digital item repr...
08:06 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge T-Mobile and Verizon have implemented the FCCs anti-spoofing system
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that it is fully compliant with the FCC’s new anti-spoofing protocol, telling the FCC that its now ce...
08:06 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge The three major US carriers have implemented the FCCs anti-spoofing system
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that it is fully compliant with the FCC’s new anti-spoofing protocol, telling the FCC that its now ce...
08:04 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge An intrepid YouTuber created a handheld that runs macOS Big Sur
Iketsj/YouTube Have you ever been using a recently updated Mac computer and thought, “Man, I would love to use this operating system with a really tiny keyboard and a...
08:02 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge SpaceX just launched 88 satellites to space
Dozens of satellites launched to space on Tuesday in SpaceX’s second in-house “ride-share” mission from Florida, bringing the total number of orbital objects carried by E...
07:06 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Amazon says new FTC chair shouldnt regulate it because shes too mean
Amazon is pushing back against Lina Khan, the newly confirmed chair of the Federal Trade Commission, by filing a recusal motion against the longtime antitrust advocate, as firs...
07:06 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge T-Mobiles Revvl V Plus 5G offers a huge display and battery with a tiny $199 price tag
The newest Revvl phone offers 5G, a massive 6.8-inch screen, and a rear-facing triple camera. | Image: T-Mobile The year of cheap 5G phones is upon us, and T-Mobile is ...
06:34 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Twitchs Watch Parties feature is rolling out to Android and iOS
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon-owned Twitch is rolling out its Watch Parties feature, which lets streamers host viewing parties for movies and TV shows ...
06:20 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Robinhood saddled with historic $70 million fine from financial regulators
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced on Wednesday that it’s fining Robinhood almost $70 million to se...
06:00 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Wow, there sure are a lot of sports on during the workday
Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Right now, you could wake up and turn on Wimbledon. By the afternoon, there will be EuroCup matches. And then, in the evenings, we...
05:49 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Maine passes the strongest state facial recognition ban yet
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The state of Maine now has the most stringent laws regulating government use of facial recognition in the country. The new law p...
05:47 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge The Simpsons is getting a Loki short because Disney owns everything
Image: Disney Disney’s IP has once again fully synergized with the arrival of a new Marvel-themed Simpsons short titled “The Good, The Bart, and The Loki.” Disney...
05:31 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge How to install the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 public betas
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg Apple’s iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 won’t launch fully until later in 2021, but you don’t need to be a developer to test the public beta right ...
05:30 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 preview
Hands-on with the public betas Continue reading… ...
05:15 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Microsoft and Google prepare to battle again after ending six-year truce
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Microsoft and Google have reportedly ended a six-year truce on legal battles. The Financial Times and Bloomberg are both reporting that ...
05:10 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Google is moving away from APKs on the Play Store
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Google has announced a big change for developers who want to list their apps on Google Play that could have an impact on the An...
04:50 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge WHO outlines principles for ethics in health AI
Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images The World Health Organization released a guidance document outlining six key principles for the ethical use of artificial...
04:00 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Tencent taps Blizzard veterans to make the next great PC RTS
PUBG Mobile is currently one of Tencent’s biggest titles. | Image: Tencent Games Tencent’s sprawling games empire just grew one studio bigger. Uncapped Games is a n...
04:00 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge AT&T joins T-Mobile in switching all Android phones to Googles Messages app for RCS
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge AT&T and Google have announced that all Android phones on the network will use Google’s Android Messages app for SMS a...
03:38 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Sen. Warren calls for investigation of Googles Project Bernanke
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In a letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) called for an investig...
03:37 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge The auto industry is distancing itself from Tesla in response to new crash reporting rule
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge The auto industry is holding its fire — for now — over the new requirement to report crashes involving vehicles equipped with par...
03:27 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Excalibur is a fan wiki for the best 70s TV show that never existed
J.J. Guest and G.C. Baccaris Does anybody else remember Excalibur? You know, Excalibur: the British TV show that ran for two seasons in the mid-1970s, mixing ...
02:54 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Googles Wing launches free app to help drone pilots obey US regulations
Wing, the drone delivery arm of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has launched a free app in the US to help pilots fly their drones legally. OpenSky has been available in Aus...
02:48 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Watch Virgin Orbit launch its first commercial mission
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images Virgin Orbit is in the middle of its debut commercial mission from Southern California, five months after the company fi...
02:45 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge The future of cinema is a punk-ass Twitch collective
This radical editing collective is unlearning what they know about film Continue reading… ...
02:30 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Slack launches Huddles, Discord-like audio calls you can hop in and out of
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Slack gets new features born out of the pandemic Continue reading… ...
02:20 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Windows 11 is a new and refreshing approach to an old and familiar home
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft’s first Windows 11 preview looks promising Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge The sound of neurons firing
Looking through a microscope, doctoral candidate Simón(e) Sun takes a tiny glass pipette and gently attaches it to a neuron in a petri dish. She’s taking recordings of synap...
01:48 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Watch Virgin Orbit launch its first commercial mission
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images Virgin Orbit is gearing up for its debut commercial mission from Southern California, five months after the company firs...
01:42 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge DAZN will stream UEFA Womens Champions League free on YouTube
Photo by Urbanandsport/NurPhoto via Getty Images Sports streaming service DAZN announced today that it has acquired exclusive rights to stream the UEFA Women’s Champi...
01:23 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Sonys WH-1000XM3 are a great deal at $190
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge There’s a fantastic discount happening on the previous generation Sony WH-1000XM3 wireless, noise-canceling headphones at Best Buy....
01:18 pm - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge How to block and report text spam
Spam texts can be incredibly irritating — you get a notification and stop what you’re doing to check your phone, only to find somebody is trying to sell you something you d...
09:03 am - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge LGs Mini LED TVs to release in the US starting in July
LG’s Mini LED use an array of thousands of tiny LEDs as a backlight. | Image: LG LG’s new range of Mini LED TVs, which it’s branding “QNED,” are releasing wor...
01:44 am - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Apple isnt backing down from its hybrid work model, according to internal note
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple isn’t backing down from its hybrid work model that will require most employees to return to the office three days a week...
12:40 am - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Zoom acquires an AI company building real-time translation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom has announced that it’s acquiring a company known as Kites (short for Karlsruhe Information Technology Solutions), which ...
12:25 am - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge Roku launches its new originals with a Demi Lovato talk show
The Demi Lovato Show will debut July 30th. | Image: Roku The first of a dozen-plus Roku Originals to premiere on the Roku Channel will kick off July 30th with The Demi ...
12:03 am - Wed, June 30, 2021
The Verge WhatsApps Spanish language content moderators push for equal pay in internal letter
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WhatsApp’s Spanish language content moderators and customer service representatives are pushing the company for equal pay, acc...