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11:23 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Chinese companies are suing Amazon after getting banned for paid reviews
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Several Chinese companies have filed a class-action complaint against Amazon for banning them from the Amazon marketplace over t...
10:46 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge FAA clears Virgin Galactics SpaceShipTwo for flight after probe into July incident
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images Virgin Galactic is cleared to resume flights of its SpaceShipTwo space plane, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ...
10:20 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge The Switch Pro was real
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Don’t get me wrong; we’re excited about Nintendo’s new OLED Switch — the number of preorders in The Verge newsroom confirm...
10:20 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge The Switch Pro was real, Bloomberg reports
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Don’t get me wrong; we’re excited about Nintendo’s new OLED Switch — the number of preorders in The Verge newsroom confirm...
10:03 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge TikTok settles lawsuit with actress over its original text-to-speech voice
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has agreed to settle a lawsuit with Bev Standing, the voice actress who said she was behind the app’s original text-to-...
09:39 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Cadillac axes Escalades hands-free driving feature due to chip shortage
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge The 2022 Escalade is heading into production, but it’ll be missing a key feature when the first customers pick up their new ride: t...
09:09 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Rings security drone could be flying in your home soon
Ring’s Always Home Cam security drone is ready for takeoff. | Image: Ring First announced at last year’s Amazon hardware event, the Ring Always Home Cam is now read...
08:27 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Google says a new wired Nest doorbell is coming next year
A new version of the excellent Nest Hello video doorbell (pictured) will arrive in 2022. | Photo by Florence Ion for The Verge Google is working on a successor to the e...
08:15 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Twitch announces new safety tools in the fight against hate raids
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch is adding new tools in the fight against harassment on the platform. Twitch announced it will be adding phone verificatio...
07:54 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Sonos says Google is blocking it from offering more than one voice assistant at once
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Sonos developed a system called “Concurrency” that could make multiple voice assistants interoperable on its smart speakers but had...
07:52 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Amazon sent us a 13-page PDF to prove Elon Musk is as litigious as Jeff Bezos
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images On Tuesday, Elon Musk accused Jeff Bezos and his companies of using the legal system to slow SpaceX’s progress during a talk at the 2...
07:43 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge How to find your lost iPhone even if its off
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s Find My app has been a very useful (and reassuring) feature, allowing you to locate a misplaced (or stolen) phone so that yo...
07:19 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Surface Pro 7 vs. Pro 8: whats the difference?
The Pro 8 offers Thunderbolt 4 support, a 120Hz display, a better camera, more storage, and more. During its recent Surface event, Microsoft launched the largest upgrad...
07:15 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge You can finally rate Apples apps on the App Store
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For years, Apple has let you redownload many built-in apps from the App Store that you may have deleted, but store listings for ...
07:08 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Remember when beta testing was free?
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge These days, you have to pay for the privilege Continue reading… ...
07:00 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge GMs new software platform will enable over-the-air updates, in-car subscriptions, and maybe facial recognition
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge General Motors announced a new “end-to-end” software platform for its cars called “Ultifi” — a play on the name Ultium, whi...
06:31 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge You can charge your iPhone 13 Pro Max much faster with the right power brick
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The iPhone 13 Pro Max can charge a bit faster than other models, according to tests done by YouTuber ChargerLAB (and backed up by othe...
06:27 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge You can now buy a keyboard that only copies and pastes
Here it is. | Image: Drop Sure, why not. Stack Overflow has teamed up with tech retailer Drop to release this cute little keyboard called The Key. It’s programmed to ...
05:42 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Google searchs next phase: context is king
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google says search is still far from solved Continue reading… ...
05:40 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Google Maps is making it easier to see wildfires and tree coverage
Google’s Tree Canopy Lab | Image: Google Google Maps has new features that should make it easier for users to see wildfires, tree canopy, and locations without formal...
05:31 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Googles Search On fall 2021 event: news and announcements
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge All the new features coming to the search giant’s core product Continue reading… ...
05:30 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Google expands shopping searches with Lens and in-store inventory checks
Image: Google Shopping online isn’t always a convenience. If you enjoy window shopping or browsing curated collections at a brick-and-mortar store for inspiration, fi...
05:23 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Google Lens will soon search for words and images combined
Google is updating its visual search tool Google Lens with new AI-powered language features. The update will let users further narrow searches using text. So, for example, if y...
05:22 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Google is using AI to help users explore the topics theyre searching for heres how
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge “Can you get medicine for someone at the pharmacy?” It’s a simple enough question for humans to understand, says Pandu Nay...
05:16 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Ah fuck: YouTube reinstates classic I cant believe youve done this meme
Whether it wants to be or not, YouTube is a guardian of internet history, with countless classic videos sitting in its archives. That makes it jarring when the company acts lik...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge The Dart Zone Pro MK-3 might be the best foam blaster Nerf never made
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Almost everything Hasbro won’t give you in one package Continue reading… ...
03:13 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge The Book of Boba Fett premieres on Disney Plus December 29th
The Mandalorian and Boba Fett in The Mandalorian. | Image: Lucasfilm Disney’s The Book of Boba Fett, a new show focused on the iconic Star Wars bounty hunter, will pr...
03:04 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Instagram Reels are now widely available on Facebook in the US
Image: Facebook A little over a month after Facebook announced a test blending Instagram Reels’ short-form video content with its main Facebook app, the company is re...
03:00 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Sonys most affordable true wireless earbuds switch to a more traditional design
Image: Sony They’re not audiophile earbuds by any means, but I’ve been a fan of Sony’s “extra bass” WF-XB700 earbuds since they were released. A big part of t...
03:00 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge With its next feature Encanto, Disney swaps pure fantasy for magical realism
Image: Disney Disney’s next animated feature, Encanto, has a lot of what you’d expect from the studio. It’s bright and colorful, telling the story of a magical fa...
02:36 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge YouTube bansvaccinemisinformation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In a new attempt to stem the flow of anti-vaccine misinformation, YouTube said Wednesday that it won’t allow videos that claim...
02:06 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Blue Origin gambled with its Moon lander pricing, NASA says in legal documents
Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin’s founder, unveiling his space company’s Blue Moon lunar lander in 2019 in Washington, DC. | Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Blu...
01:56 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge League of Legends biggest stars turn into anime heroes in Worlds 2021 music video
Every year ahead of the League of Legends World Championship, developer Riot tries to get everyone excited with a new song. This year’s anthem is called “Burn It All Down...
01:44 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Dont be fooled Amazons Astro isnt a home robot, its a camera on wheels
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Yesterday, Amazon announced its “home robot” — a wheeled device named Astro that has a display, an array of sensors, and a camera...
01:42 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge How to find your lost iPhone even if its off
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s Find My app has been a very useful (and reassuring) feature, allowing you to locate a misplaced (or stolen) phone so that yo...
01:30 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Bose QuietComfort 45 review: comfortably familiar
A masterclass in going back to what works Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge The first plug-in hybrid Jeep Grand Cherokee is here
Jeep revealed the 2022 Grand Cherokee 4xe, the first plug-in hybrid version of the automaker’s best-selling SUV. It is the second Jeep vehicle to get an electrified version, ...
12:33 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge The Razer Blade 15 Advanced is $600 off at Best Buy today
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Despite not being the newest model, the 2020 Razer Blade 15 Advanced still offers plenty of power, which makes its current, $600 d...
12:30 pm - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge As privacy issues worsen, Congress looks to the FTC
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Lawmakers are preparing to hold the first in a series of data privacy hearings on Wednesday in a fresh effort to bolster consume...
09:55 am - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Ah fuck: YouTube takes down classic I cant believe youve done this meme
‘Ah, fuck’ — a frame of Weedon getting socked in the face by his friend Tim from the original upload. Whether it wants to be or not, YouTube is a guardian of int...
09:00 am - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Valve reportedly developing standalone VR headset codenamed Deckard
Valve’s first VR headset, the Index. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Valve could have a second VR headset in development with a standalone design simila...
08:12 am - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Amazons automotive efforts appear to be taking a pit stop
Amazon laid out its plans to make ambient computing an even bigger part of its customers’ lives at its hardware and services event on Tuesday. But while that vision includes ...
07:00 am - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Withings latest hybrid smartwatch poses as a luxury dive watch
The new Withings ScanWatch Horizon showing SpO2 oxygen saturation. | Image: Withings The ScanWatch Horizon is Withings’ latest hybrid smartwatch to combine a dig...
06:29 am - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge iPhone 13 unlock with Apple Watch bug fixed in iOS beta
Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple has reportedly fixed the issue that broke the “unlock with Apple Watch” feature on iPhone 13 models. The feature, which lets Apple Wa...
02:11 am - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Amazon Astro is terrible and will throw itself down stairs, developers reportedly claim
When you see a flight of stairs. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Some of the people building Amazon’s Astro home robot are not impressed with it, according to a re...
01:34 am - Wed, September 29, 2021
The Verge Was Elizabeth Holmes like Steve Jobs? Her emails say no
Jane Tyska/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images A Steve Jobs biography makes an appearance in court — but it doesn’t explain Theranos’ proble...
11:51 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge You can change your Nest doorbell ringtone starting next month
You can soon set your Nest doorbell to cackle at your visitors. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Google Nest is bringing back seasonal ringtones for its video doorbel...
11:38 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Amazons Astro cannot fetch your beer
Astro did not put that beer there! | Image: Amazon Amazon introduced a new robot today with the face of an Echo Show, the sensor-laden body of Panera Bread delivery bot...
10:50 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk slams Biden as not the friendliest after White House EV summit snub
Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk criticized President Joe Biden as “not the friendliest administration” after the White House snubbed his company last month. Musk’s commen...
10:46 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge ElonMusk: we probably dont need NDAs for Teslas Full Self-Driving beta
Asa Mathat Tesla has been making participants in the “Full Self-Driving” beta test sign non-disclosure agreements, but CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday “we probably don...
10:42 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Amazon Astro is terrible and will throw itself down stairs, developers reportedly claim
When you see a flight of stairs. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Some of the people building Amazon’s Astro home robot are not impressed with it, according to a re...
10:34 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Facebooks research on kids even considered turning playdates into growth drivers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s interest in understanding and eventually acquiring younger users extends well beyond Messenger Kids or the currentl...
10:17 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk to Jeff Bezos: you cannot sue your way to the Moon
Elon Musk isn’t happy that fellow mega-billionaire Jeff Bezos keeps suing to stop SpaceX’s projects, and he shared a message for the Amazon founder during the 2021 Code Con...
10:16 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge You can now queue to purchase a PS5 at Sony (update: sold out)
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Update September 28th, 6:52PM ET: Sony has sold out of the PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition for the day. We’ll make sure to let you...
09:33 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Netflix scoops up Oxenfree developer Night School
Oxenfree. Netflix is continuing its push into video games with the acquisition of Night School Studio, the team best-known for 2016’s Oxenfree and 2019’s Afterparty...
09:14 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk, live at the Code Conference
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Thus Sprach Technoking Continue reading… ...
08:51 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Apple says the iPad Minis jelly scrolling isnt a problem that needs to be fixed
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple tells Ars Technica that it thinks the “jelly scroll” effect some users have noticed on the new iPad Mini is normal LCD behav...
08:33 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Fortnites upcoming global music series will have an interactive experience for each artist
Mohamed Hamaki will be featured in Fortnite. | Image: Epic Games Epic Games has announced the next set of musical performances coming to Fortnite, called the Soundwave ...
08:05 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Sable is an adventure made from the most chill parts of Breath of the Wild
Shedworks Zoom through sandy dunes vibing to the sounds of Japanese Breakfast Continue reading… ...
07:58 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Most people arent accessing their medical records on their phones
Photo by SAMEER AL-DOUMY/AFP via Getty Images Even as more and more people in the United States start to have access to their medical records online, most are still far...
07:47 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Tesla asks owners to share fewer clips of Full Self-Driving beta mistakes
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla is making owners who opt in to the controversial beta version of its “Full Self-Driving” software sign non-disclosure ...
07:45 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Echoes of the Eye injects a mystifying and scary microcosm into Outer Wilds
Mobius Digital / Annapurna Interactive Entering a state of desperation is essentially a requirement to solve many of Outer Wilds’ puzzles. The game’s new $15 expans...
06:40 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Say hello to Astro, Alexa on wheels
Amazon’s Astro home robot | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon’s long-awaited home robot is here Continue reading… ...
06:20 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Package alerts come to Rings wired doorbells
The Ring Pro 2 video doorbell (pictured) and the Ring Video Doorbell (2020) will now be able to tell you when a package is on your doorstep. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge...
06:20 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Amazon marries Ring and Eero in a neat, white package
The Ring Alarm Pro is the latest generation of Ring’s home security system and features a built-in Eero mesh Wi-Fi router. | Image: Ring With 24/7 internet backup...
06:19 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge How to preorder Amazons latest devices
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon announced a fleet of new products at its hardware event, including the Astro home robot, several Ring home security produ...
06:01 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Microsoft starts testing xCloud integration on Xbox consoles
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is starting to test its Xbox Cloud Gaming (xCloud) integration with Xbox consoles today. Some Xbox Insiders in the Alp...
05:54 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge How to sign up for an Amazon Astro invite
Astro features cameras, sensors, and motors to assist as it rolls around your home. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon announced a home robot called Astro during...
05:33 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge How to sign up for an invite for the Ring Always Home Cam, Amazons new security drone
The Ring Always Home Cam retails for $249.99 and is set to launch later this year. | Image: Amazon First announced last year, Amazon will begin selling its Ring Always ...
05:27 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Blinks first doorbell is finally released, four years later
Blink Video Doorbell | Image: Amazon Amazon has released a few new products from Blink since acquiring the Kickstarter smart home security darling in 2017, and today, d...
05:15 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Amazon announces new wearable and services to try to make you fitter
Image: Amazon Amazon has announced a new fitness band and a plethora of health services to go along with it. The new $79.99 Halo View includes a color AMOLED display (s...
05:12 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Heres the deluge of announcements from Amazons fall devices event
A promotional image of Amazon’s Astro robot. | Image: Amazon Amazon just wrapped its fall devices event, and it was chock-full of news, including new Echo devices, ne...
05:05 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Amazons race to create the disappearing computer
Ambient computing is here; now what? Continue reading… ...
05:04 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Amazons AZ2 CPU knows your face
The AZ2 brings facial recognition to the new Echo Show The announcement of Amazon’s new wall-mounted Echo Show 15 also revealed its new CPU that comes with some inter...
05:02 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Say hello to Astro, Alexa on wheels
Amazon’s Astro home robot | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon’s long-awaited home robot is here Continue reading… ...
05:00 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Amazons Alexa Together wants to help you care for family remotely
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is announcing a new subscription service called Alexa Together today during its invite-only fall hardware event. The comp...
04:00 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Microsoft opens its Windows store up to third-party app stores
The new Microsoft Store in Windows 11 will also support third-party app stores. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft is opening up its own app store in Windows even further tod...
03:59 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Tesla sued by Texas cops after a Model X on Autopilot slammed into five officers
A group of Texas law enforcement officials are suing Tesla after a Model X with Autopilot engaged crashed into five police officers. The suit was first reported by KPRC 2 in Ho...
02:36 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Pokmon Legends: Arceus new trailer shows what youll be doing outside of battle
We already know that the upcoming Pokémon Legends: Arceus makes some big changes when it comes to combat and capturing monsters. But the latest trailer for the roleplaying gam...
02:35 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Artificial intelligence might eventually write this article
Illustration by William Joel I hope my headline is an overstatement, purely for job purposes, but in this week’s Vergecast artificial intelligence episode, we explore...
02:03 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Toyotas autonomous division just bought the company that made a self-driving DeLorean do donuts
Woven Planet Holdings, a subsidiary of Toyota, acquired Renovo Motors, a startup that makes operating systems for autonomous vehicles. It’s the latest acquisition that aims t...
01:05 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Rivians R1T electric pickup truck took me to the top of the mountain
Photo by Mitchell Clark / The Verge Car of the wild Continue reading… ...
01:02 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge LGs brilliant 65-inch C1 OLED is still $300 cheaper than usual
If you’re in the market for a new TV set, you’re in luck. The 65-inch version of LG’s C1 OLED is selling at an all-time low of $1,797 at Amazon and BuyDig, where you can ...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Ikea and Sonos announce new Symfonisk lamp speaker, coming October 12th
Image: Ikea Today, Sonos and Ikea officially announced the second-generation Symfonisk table lamp speaker. The Verge previously reported that the product was in the pip...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge GMs BrightDrop starts building its first electric vans
Images: BrightDrop BrightDrop, which is General Motors’ new dedicated electric delivery van spinoff, has revealed its second vehicle: a smaller van with many of the s...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge John Carreyrous final chapter on Theranos
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Covering the blood testing startup in print and audio Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge iPad Mini 2021 review: a little different
The middle child of the iOS lineup Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Trouble in the Club(house)
Image: Clubhouse Hello, hello. Welcome to week two of Hot Pod under The Verge, although I should probably count this as the first official Tuesday Hot Pod, given that l...
12:30 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Dolby Vision gaming launches first on Xbox Series X and S
Dolby Vision is now available on Microsoft’s latest Xbox consoles. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft is bringing Dolby Vision gaming support to its Xbox Series X / S conso...
12:30 pm - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse needs creators, but creators need cash
Illustration by Tarik Mask Hosts looked to Clubhouse for sponsors — it rarely delivered Continue reading… ...
11:51 am - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge 1Password gets its own hide my email feature
1Password will let you create unique email address for each service. | Image: 1Password 1Password is launching a new feature to let users create unique email aliases fo...
11:16 am - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge There might be more to come from buzzy VR theme park The Void
The Void attendees wearing the the company’s headsets and VR backpacks. | Image: VERONIQUE DUPONT/AFP via Getty Images VR arcade company The Void, which offered large...
10:00 am - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Why Facebook should release the Facebook Files
Photo illustration by William Joel | Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images The company’s least-bad option might also do a lot of good C...
09:42 am - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Imgur has been bought by the owner of Kik, Genius, and WorldStarHipHop
Popular image-sharing site Imgur has been acquired by MediaLab, a Santa Monica-based firm that describes itself as a “holding company of consumer internet brands.” The comp...
08:59 am - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Android 12.1 could be a big foldable-focused update
A redesigned lock screen could make better use of horizontal space. | Image: XDA Developers Big foldable-focused improvements are on the way for Android, if leaked code...
07:01 am - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Logitechs MX Keys Mini ditches the numpad for other useful keys
The function row has dedicated emoji, voice dictation and mic mute keys. | Image: Logitech Logitech’s MX Keys Mini is a compact, platform-agnostic wireless keyboard t...
05:40 am - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Nintendo confirms Donkey Kong area for Super Nintendo World
Nintendo has confirmed plans to expand Super Nintendo World, its recently opened theme park at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, with a new Donkey Kong area. The news doesn’t...
02:03 am - Tue, September 28, 2021
The Verge Trump pushing Microsoft to buy TikTok was strangest thing Ive ever worked on, says Satya Nadella
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella | Asa Mathat / Recode It’s difficult to remember now, but in August 2020 there was a deeply surreal episode wherein Microsoft proposed acq...
11:29 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge AMD CEO Lisa Su downplays the companys role in crypto mining
AMD CEO Lisa Su at Code Conference 2021. | Photo: Asa Mathat Can’t get a new graphics card for your PC? You might be tempted to blame bots, scalpers or cryptocurrency...
11:00 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Fordreveals plans for massive EV and battery factories in the US
Ford and South Korean battery manufacturer SK Innovation will spend a combined $11.4 billion to build several new factories in the Tennessee and Kentucky focused on the develop...
10:27 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Activision Blizzard strikes $18 million settlement with US employment watchdog
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Activision Blizzard have settled a lawsuit over the games company’s ...
10:15 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Netflix reveals how many accounts are actually watching its top titles
Asa Mathat During this year’s Code conference, Netflix co-CEO and chief content officer Ted Sarandos shared a significant haul of data about some of the streaming gia...
09:48 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Epics CEO has bad news if you were hoping to see Fortnite NFTs
Apparently the glowing orb is not an NFT. | Image: Epic On Monday, Tim Sweeney tweeted that Epic isn’t touching NFTs, in a public response to what was presumably an N...
09:26 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Fitbits newest fitness tracker, the Charge 5, is now available
The Fitbit Charge 5. | Photo by Jay Peters / The Verge Fitbit’s newest fitness tracker, the Fitbit Charge 5, is now available for purchase. The $179.95 tracker offers...
08:54 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge RIP Android TV remote app, hello Google TV remote app
Image: Google Google is killing its older Android TV remote. The move follows the company’s launch of its long-awaited Google TV remote app last week. The company con...
08:30 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge LGs gamer-friendly C1 OLED is down to its best price to date
The LG C1 OLED TV supports HDMI 2.1 and 120Hz Variable Refresh Rate for use with modern consoles. | Image: LG LG’s various OLED offerings include some of the most wel...
08:03 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge The beloved Babylon 5 is getting rebooted, and series creator JMS is running the show
In 1994, J. Michael Straczynski (Sense8, Changeling) brought the world a science fiction show like nothing we’d ever seen. Babylon 5 told a single five-year story, filled wit...
07:56 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge The Overwatch League grand finals were a storybook sendoff ahead of Overwatch 2
Blizzard Entertainment The Shanghai Dragons’ very first Overwatch match was an 0-4 shellacking delivered by the Los Angeles Gladiators in 2018. The team would go on t...
07:54 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Ex-Apple designer Jony Ive is now designing expensive things for Ferrari, too
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images LoveFrom, the design firm headed by Jony Ive and Marc Newson, has entered into a creative partnership with Ferrari and Ferrari’s...
07:45 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Google is brightening up your Gmail avatar with new illustrations
Some of Google’s new illustrations | Image: Google Google has created new images designed to be used for your Google profile picture, the company announced Monday. Th...
07:42 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Hospitals say cyberattacks increase death rates and delay patient care
Almost a quarter of healthcare organizations that were hit with a ransomware attack in the last two years said they had increases in patient death rates in the aftermath, accor...
06:58 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge CIA developed plans to kidnap Julian Assange, per report
Cancillería del Ecuador / Flickr The Trump administration’s CIA actively developed plans to kidnap or assassinate Wikileaks founder Julian Assange during his seclusi...
06:30 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Welcome to Hot Pod from The Verge
The podcast world is changing. Welcome to your front-row seat on the action. In case you haven’t heard, The Verge acquired Hot Pod this month, and former writer and editor Ni...
06:20 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Facebook is spending $50 million to responsibly build the metaverse
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has announced a $50 million fund that it says will help it develop the metaverse more responsibly. It’s officially ca...
06:02 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Skype is getting another redesign with new themes and features
Skype’s new design and colorful layouts. | Image: Microsoft Skype’s had more redesigns in the past five years than I’ve had hot dinners, but Microsoft is still re...
05:18 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Congress isnt satisfied with Facebooks pause on Instagram Kids
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook announced that it would be “pausing” work on its Instagram for kids app on Monday after weeks of growing pressure f...
05:00 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Discord will now let you set a unique avatar in each of the servers where you hang out
Discord will let you have unique avatars across different servers | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Messaging app Discord announced today that its premium Nitro...
04:33 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Ford recalls Mustang Mach-Es over risk of glass roof flying off
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Ford is recalling the Mustang Mach-E out of concern that the windshield and panoramic roof could leak or, worse, come flying off duri...
04:21 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge TikTok says it has passed 1 billion users
TikTok has passed 1 billion users | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok said Monday it has passed 1 billion monthly users. It’s a remarkable number for a p...
04:19 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Roblox is negotiating with music publishers after settling a copyright lawsuit
Image: Roblox Virtual world-building platform Roblox has settled a lawsuit with the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) and is negotiating potential deals w...
04:00 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Death Stranding Directors Cut makes the most of the PS5
Okay, I’ll make the obvious joke: was there really anything cut from Death Stranding? For better and worse, Hideo Kojima’s deeply indulgent post-apocalyptic delivery simula...
03:18 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Apples M1 MacBook Pro is $150 off today
The MacBook Pro remains Apple’s top-end option for notebooks with speedy M1 processors. There are talks of new models with a rumored M1X update, but as of now, if you’re lo...
03:00 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge YouTube Musics new Wear OS app is coming to older smartwatches after all
Google’s Wear OS app for YouTube Music. | Image: Google YouTube Music’s Wear OS app is rolling out to a handful of older Wear OS 2 smartwatches from the likes of Fo...
02:35 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Here are our favorite MagSafe-compatible cases for the iPhone 13
A rainbow of Apple’s own MagSafe iPhone 13 caes. | Screenshot by Sean Hollister / The Verge Now that your brand-spanking-new iPhone 13 has arrived (or is on the way),...
02:22 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Electric car company Polestar is going public via SPAC
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Polestar, the Swedish electric car company that is a joint venture between Volvo and Geely, is going public by merging with a specia...
02:00 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 9 review: ninth times the charm
Lenovo has nailed the ThinkPad formula Continue reading… ...
01:50 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Amazons fall hardware event 2021: rumors, news, and announcements
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Expect new product announcements on September 28th Continue reading… ...
01:43 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge A new Echo, a drone, and everything else to expect from Amazons big hardware event
Amazon’s 2021 fall hardware event is coming September 28th. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is holding its annual fall hardware event on Tuesday, Sep...
01:28 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge The Oculus Gos operating system is being unlocked, John Carmack announces
The Oculus Go, originally released in 2018. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook is unlocking the bootloader of its discontinued Oculus Go headset and...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Metroid Dread feels right at home on Nintendos new OLED Switch
The most impressive feature in Nintendo’s new Switch model is its seven-inch OLED screen, giving games more vivid-looking colors and deeper contrast. It also has an improved ...
12:07 pm - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Facebook is pausing work on Instagram kids app after widespread criticism
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram says it’s “pausing” development of what’s been dubbed “Instagram Kids” — a version of the photo-sharing ...
11:00 am - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Resident Evil 4 VR is launching October 21st, but only on Oculus Quest 2
A virtual reality version of Resident Evil 4 will launch October 21st on Facebook’s Oculus Quest 2 headset. Resident Evil 4 VR was announced earlier this year. But Facebook a...
10:30 am - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge NBC gets super aggressive in YouTube TV dispute
Banner ads are appearing across select channels. | Screenshot: NBCU NBC is one of several NBCUniversal channels running prominent banner ads on YouTube TV streams, warn...
06:29 am - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Backbone offers 3D-printed solution for iPhone 13 Pro camera bump issue
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Backbone Labs has acknowledged the issue that hampers the use of its excellent iPhone gaming controller with the new iPhone 13 Pro...
02:38 am - Mon, September 27, 2021
The Verge Facebook says Instagram is not toxic for teens, despite damning WSJ report
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has fired back nearly two weeks after The Wall Street Journal reported that Instagram made body image issues worse for ...
09:47 pm - Sun, September 26, 2021
The Verge US agrees not to pursue fraud charges against Huawei CFO
Photo by DON MACKINNON/AFP via Getty Images Reuters and the CBC first reported that Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou would appear in a Brooklyn federal courtroom today via strea...
07:20 pm - Sun, September 26, 2021
The Verge New Trailers: The Tragedy of Macbeth, Invasion, Spencer, and more
Denzel Washington stars in The Tragedy of Macbeth | Apple TV We’re nearing the season finale of Ted Lasso (only two more new episodes!), and it seems like the show’...
03:20 pm - Sun, September 26, 2021
The Verge Apple says it will fix issue with unlock with Apple Watch feature on iPhone 13
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple says it has identified an issue where the “unlock with Apple Watch” feature might not work with its new iPhone 13 devi...
01:19 pm - Sun, September 26, 2021
The Verge Tesla opens Full Self-Driving beta software to more customers
Tesla opened its “full self-driving” beta to more owners | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Despite the head of the National Transpiration Safety Board expre...
01:00 pm - Sun, September 26, 2021
The Verge Future Wife is a wedding, a play, and the weirdest thing Ive done in Google Sheets
The pandemic has led to a collection of unusual digital experiences, from Google Forms escape rooms to whole virtual, two-dimensional comedy shows. But the interactive digital ...
07:20 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge The biggest news and trailers from Netflixs Tudum event
Red Notice. | Image: Netflix Everything from The Witcher to Tiger King Continue reading… ...
07:18 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge Netflix confirms there will be a third season of The Witcher
Geralt in The Witcher. | Image: Netflix At its big Tudum event, Netflix confirmed that it will make a third season of The Witcher. No other details were shared, so we d...
07:16 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge The Witcher season 2 gets a few new trailers
Image: Netflix There was a lot of Geralt of Rivia at Netflix’s Tudum event. The upcoming second season of The Witcher was a major presence at the streamer’s big sho...
07:01 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge Watch an all-new clip of Netflixs Dont Look Up
NIKO TAVERNISE/NETFLIX At its big Tudum event, Netflix showed off a nice, two-minute-long look at one of its most exciting upcoming movies: Don’t Look Up. Don’t Loo...
06:19 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge Watch the opening title sequence for Netflixs Cowboy Bebop series
Photo: Geoffrey Short / Netflix We’ve still only caught glimpses of Netflix’s upcoming live-action take on Cowboy Bebop, and today delivers yet another tease: a kin...
06:17 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge Netflixs Tudum: all the news and announcements from the big event
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix is sharing a huge amount of news about upcoming series and movies Continue reading… ...
06:04 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge Tiger King season 2 premieres November 17th
Image: Netflix Tiger King, the hugely popular documentary heavily associated with the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, will premiere on November 17th, Netflix revea...
05:52 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge Netflixs new trailer for Arcane, its upcoming League of Legends series, reveals November 6th premiere date
Image: Netflix Netflix has released a new trailer for Arcane, its upcoming series based on the League of Legends universe, and also revealed when the show will premiere...
05:43 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge Delta Airlines wants competitors to share info about unruly passengers
Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images Delta Airlines said in a pair of internal memos to employees this week that it’s asked competitors to share their no-fly li...
05:18 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge Netflix debuts video from its adaptation of Neil Gaimans The Sandman
Image: Netflix Netflix debuted a video from its upcoming series based on Neil Gaiman’s DC comic book series The Sandman. The video was brief, but it gave us a good gl...
04:22 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge See inside the iPhone 13 Pro in iFixits latest teardown
iPhone 13 Pro | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The team at iFixit has a new teardown of the iPhone 13 Pro, finding it has an enormous battery and some small internal...
04:18 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge Stranger Things season 4 gets a new teaser trailer
Image: Netflix Netflix debuted a new teaser trailer for Stranger Things season 4 as part of its Tudum event on Saturday. It opened on a family going into an old-timey h...
01:44 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly told a TV and movie workers union its TV Plus had fewer than 20 million subs
A union for TV workers says Apple claimed its TV Plus streaming service had fewer than 20 million subscribers as of July 1st | Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty...
12:00 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge How to watch Netflixs major Tudum event today
Netflix is kicking off a massive fan event today. Tudum — named for the ubiquitous chime that plays before Netflix titles — is a global event that will feature a huge slate...
12:00 pm - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge Save $50 on the Nanoleaf Elements wood-styled LED panels
The Nanoleaf Elements are a unique decor whether they’re illuminated or not. | Image: Nanoleaf Kicking off these deals on the smart home lighting front, the Nanoleaf ...
01:49 am - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge How Elizabeth Holmes sidelined the real scientists at Theranos
Jane Tyska/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images By leaving them off email threads Continue reading… ...
01:06 am - Sat, September 25, 2021
The Verge Apple says an issue is preventing some animations from using high refresh rates on the iPhone 13 Pros
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s iPhone 13 lineup launched Friday, and one of the key features of the 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max are their ProMotion displays with...
10:19 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Netflix queues up a roguelike PC game to go with its action movie Kate
Kate: Collateral Damage | Image: Ludic Studios Kate: Collateral Damage isn’t the first gaming tie-in we’ve seen for a Netflix original, but now that it’s seriousl...
10:14 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Twitter says new videos will be less pixelated
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter’s poor video quality has been a long-running frustration for users on the platform, but on Friday, the company shared ...
09:45 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Twitter seeking input as it explores Filter and Limit controls on tweets
Image: Twitter Twitter is looking for input on two new potential features that could give users more control over the tone and quality of replies to their tweets. Filte...
08:51 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge How to customize your Windows 11 taskbar
If you’ve updated your computer from Windows 10 to Windows 11, you may find that your taskbar isn’t quite as configurable — and perhaps not quite as useful — as it was ...
08:17 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Its Friday, heres the Galaxy S22 Ultra render that has the Android blogosphere abuzz
Image: Digit, OnLeaks It’s Friday, it’s fall, there’s a breeze in the air (hopefully), and there’s fresh, I’d argue ridiculous, renders of Samsung’s expecte...
08:15 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge US agrees not to pursue fraud charges against Huawei CFO
Photo by DON MACKINNON/AFP via Getty Images Reuters and the CBC first reported that Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou would appear in a Brooklyn federal courtroom today via strea...
07:24 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Huawei CFO has reportedly made the plea deal that will finally let her go home
Photo by DON MACKINNON/AFP via Getty Images Reuters and the CBC first reported that Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou would appear in a Brooklyn federal courtroom today via strea...
07:00 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Razer Huntsman V2 review:no need for speed
Fast optical switches plus a fast 8,000Hz polling rate Continue reading… ...
06:48 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Disney sues to keep its Avengers copyrights assembled
Disney Disney-owned Marvel is suing relatives of Steve Ditko and other Marvel comics creators to retain control of classic characters, including Iron Man, Daredevil, Sp...
06:39 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Twitter lets you add Topics to Spaces, but theyre limited to start
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is bringing Topics to Spaces so that hosts can tag their Spaces with up to three relevant Topics, according to the Space...
06:05 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge The Lightning port isnt about convenience; its about control
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The European Commission shook the iPhone world to its roots this week, announcing a new policy that would require all smartp...
05:54 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Heres how much that free iPhone really costs
Prices for iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone Pro Max, as announced at the 2021 Apple Event. | Sean Hollister With all the carriers dangling sweet, sweet trade-in and upgrade off...
04:48 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge If audio is missing from your Instagram Stories, a fix is here
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Following the release of Apple’s iOS 15 update, some users have reported strange behavior on Instagram — when an iPhone’s ...
04:33 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Huawei CFO has reportedly made the plea deal that will finally let her go home
Photo by DON MACKINNON/AFP via Getty Images Reuters and the CBC report that Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou will appear in a Brooklyn federal courtroom today via streaming and ...
04:22 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Chinas central bank bans cryptocurrency transactions to avoid risks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The People’s Bank of China, the country’s central bank, said Friday that cryptocurrency transactions are illegal, saying suc...
04:12 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge The iPhone 13 Mini still gets slower MagSafe charging speeds
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The iPhone 13 Mini is out Friday, and while it has a number of welcome improvements over the 12 Mini, it shares one limitation with it...
03:42 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Gig work is precarious no matter the country
Photo by Ashish Vaishnav/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The lives of delivery workers in major US cities are dangerous, surprisingly expensive, and largely on...
03:25 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk and Grimes are now semi-separated
Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images Elon Musk and Claire “Grimes” Boucher have “semi-separated,” according to the SpaceX founder. Musk to...
03:07 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Making Elizabeth Holmes cringey texts public is the ultimate crime deterrent
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The Elizabeth Holmes trial has made me more determined than ever to avoid doing crimes. I’ll be sticking to the law from here on...
03:05 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Its Friday, here are fat baby bears
Background: Brown Bear mother with cub, Ursos arctos, Katmai Alaska. | Photo by: David Tipling/Universal Images Group via Getty Images I don’t know about you, ...
02:44 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge California will require all autonomous vehicles to be zero-emission starting in 2030
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge California will require all light-duty autonomous vehicles (AV) to emit zero emissions starting in 2030. On Thursday, Governor Gavin N...
02:38 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: iPhone 13 reviews and Microsofts fall Surface event
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the week in ...
01:54 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge One of the Steam Decks biggest hurdles just disappeared: EAC has come to Linux
Valve promised it would work with anti-cheat software makers EAC and BattlEye to ensure some of the most popular games will run on its upcoming Steam Deck Linux-based gaming ha...
01:34 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge The iPhone 13 Pros camera bump is a problem for the Backbone controller
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge The new and very good iPhone 13 Pro lineup has a thicker camera bump than previous generations (7.65mm vs. 7.4mm in the iPhone 12 ...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge A teenager on TikTok disrupted thousands of scientific studies with a single video
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Researchers were caught by surprise after a short video sent a flood of new users to a survey platform Continue readi...
12:38 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa-powered soundbar and wall-mounted Echo
What’s next for Amazon’s family of Alexa-powered devices? A little bit of everything, according to a new report from Bloomberg News, which has a great overview of products ...
12:24 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge The M1 MacBook Air is $150 off at multiple retailers right now
The M1 MacBook Air, our current pick for the best laptop, is on sale for its best price to date. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge There’s no shortage of accolades ...
12:13 pm - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge How to buy the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro
All of the colors of the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini. | Apple Apple announced a fleet of new products at its “California Streaming” event. Chief among them — you...
11:56 am - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Someone is using old Jawbone patents to sue Apple and Google
Jawbone is best known for its fitness trackers, but the recent lawsuits focus on noise-isolation tech used in its earphones. Wearables company Jawbone is long-dead ...
11:53 am - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge PSA: Update your new iPhones and iPads to avoid Apple Music bug
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’re an Apple Music user and recently bought a new iPhone 13 model, new ninth-generation iPad, or a sixth-generation iPad...
11:00 am - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge How to get the free Windows 11 upgrade early
After months of testing, Microsoft is releasing the final version of Windows 11 to its Release Preview channel today. It’s the final step before it’s released more broadly ...
10:22 am - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge How to use Microsoft Edges new tab groups feature
Tab groups can be given a name and an identifying color. | Screenshot: The Verge Microsoft Edge’s new tab grouping feature arrived this month with version 93 of the b...
08:48 am - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Xbox gets a new Edge browser that can play Stadia games, access Discord, and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is rolling out a new Xbox dashboard that includes an updated version of the Edge browser. After six months of testing,...
08:10 am - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Apples rumored MacBook Pros could get higher resolution screens, according to beta leak
Apple’s 2021 MacBook Pro with an M1 chip. | Photo by Alexander Kramer for The Verge The latest macOS Monterey beta contains clues about the resolution of Apple’s ru...
02:34 am - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge DJI Mavic 3 Pro leaks out with two cameras, 46-minute flights and a Four Thirds sensor
Image via Jasper Ellens DJI may be about to upend the world of aerial photography yet again — by introducing a drone with drastically improved battery life and two ca...
01:09 am - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge The Halo-themed Xbox Series X and PS5 are now available through Walmart (update: 9PM ET)
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Update 8:55PM ET, September 23rd: Walmart is going to try again at 9PM ET, good luck! If you don’t get through at first, then ...
01:00 am - Fri, September 24, 2021
The Verge Apples Foundation starts out big, lavish, and a little boring
Image: Apple Verge editors discuss the debut episodes of Apple TV Plus’ new series Continue reading… ...
11:40 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge One of the Steam Decks biggest hurdles just disappeared: EAC has come to Linux
Valve promised it would work with anti-cheat software makers EAC and BattlEye to ensure some of the most popular games will run on its upcoming Steam Deck Linux-based gaming ha...
10:57 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Nintendo Direct: the biggest announcements and trailers
In preparation for the busy holiday season, the latest Nintendo Direct was filled with what fans can expect on the Switch in the near future. We already knew about some of the ...
10:44 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Bayonetta 3 finally has a new trailer
Nintendo Let’s go boys! At long last, there is finally a new Bayonetta 3 trailer. Revealed during a primetime Nintendo Direct showcase, the new Bayonetta 3 trailer pu...
10:42 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Docking a Surface Pen to your Surface Duo 2 phone will cost $65
Image: Microsoft Microsoft has a new phone of its own, the Surface Duo 2, arriving October 21st — and if you buy an optional “Surface Duo 2 Pen Cover,” you’ll b...
10:39 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Chris Pratt is Mario in Nintendos animated movie, coming December 21st, 2022
Chris Pratt is Mario. | Image: Nintendo Nintendo and Illumination’s upcoming Mario movie just got a big update during today’s Nintendo Direct presentation: it’ll ...
10:32 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Nintendo Switch Online is getting an expansion pack with N64 and Genesis games
The upcoming Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis controllers for Switch. | Image: Nintendo Nintendo is adding a new membership tier to Nintendo Switch Online that lets you pla...
10:29 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge The original Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is coming to the Switch on November 11th
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic may be getting an exciting new remake for the PlayStation 5 and PC sometime in the future, but for fans looking to revisit the original, ...
10:18 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Kirby and the Forgotten Land is coming to the Switch next year
One of the bigger surprises of Nintendo’s latest Direct was a brand-new Kirby game — one that throws the cute pink ball into a post-apocalyptic world. It’s called Kirby a...
09:33 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Youre not allowed to use the Apple Watch Series 7s secret wireless dock
Image: Apple The Apple Watch Series 7 has a new 60.5GHz module that works with a secret, corresponding dock, according to FCC filings (via MacRumors). The new wireless ...
09:09 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge If audio is missing from your Instagram Stories, a fix is on the way
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Following the release of Apple’s iOS 15 update, some users have reported strange behavior on Instagram — when an iPhone’s ...
08:59 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge How to pair Bluetooth headphones with your Nintendo Switch
Two controllers is the maximum amount you’ll be able to use while Bluetooth headphones are connected. | Nintendo Setting up a pair of wireless Bluetooth headphones wi...
08:58 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Babies poop has way higher levels of microplastic than adults
Baby with cloth diapers on March 13, 2020 in Bonn, Germany. | Photo by Ute Grabowsky/Photothek via Getty Images When it comes to babies, a considerable amount of plasti...
08:39 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge New FTC memo calls for a focus on structural dominance from big companies
In a memo to staff, Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan outlined issues she wants to prioritize at the agency | Getty Images In a memo to staff this week, FTC Chai...
07:25 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge New York City passes new protections for delivery workers
Photograph by Philip Montgomery On Thursday, New York’s city council passed a package of six bills establishing new rights and protections for delivery workers, makin...
07:17 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse launches Wave, a new way to pull friends into audio chats
Image: Clubhouse After the feature was leaked last week, Clubhouse is officially launching a new way to invite people to audio chats called “Wave.” The company anno...
07:11 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge California passes law targeting Amazon labor algorithms
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a bill Wednesday that would block Amazon and other companies from punishing warehouse wo...
06:56 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Googles Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max can now show visual responses and the UI in Spanish
A Google Duo call with the UI in Spanish. | Image: Google Google is expanding Spanish language support for its Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max devices in the US. Perhaps the ...
06:47 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge The Surface Laptop Studio isnt as original as Microsoft would have you believe
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Okay, I know this might be partially my fault. When I reviewed Microsoft’s 13.5-inch Surface Book 3 last year, I complained that the...
05:50 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Microsoft says the original Surface Duo will get Android 11 before the end of the year
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft announced a new Surface Duo 2 this week that’s shipping with Android 11, and now the company is committing to release the ...
05:30 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Google Calendar events now include a way to start group chats with attendees
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google is adding a new button to Google Calendar events on mobile and the web that will immediately open a chat with meeting atten...
05:01 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Twitter enables tipping with Bitcoin, plans to let users authenticate NFTs
People will be able to mark their NFTs as legitimate on Twitter. | Twitter Twitter is turning on the ability to ask for tips in Bitcoin through its app, making it the f...
05:00 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Facebook will open its fiber networks to expand broadband access in rural Virginia
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook announced a new project on Thursday that will bring broadband service to thousands of households in Virginia this fall,...
05:00 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge E-bike maker Cowboy finally moseys its way to the US from Europe
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Belgium’s finest electric bike maker, Cowboy, is crossing the pond and expanding its operations to the US. Cowboy will only have o...
04:50 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Most dermatology algorithms dont have transparent data
Photo by: BSIP/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Most algorithms designed to help people identify skin problems don’t let experts see the datasets they were dev...
04:30 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Unagi reveals The Eleven, an electric scooter that plays music, avoids potholes, and looks incredible
Unagi, maker of Iggy Pop’s favorite electric scooters, is releasing its second model called “The Eleven.” (Yes, it’s a Spinal Tap reference.) As such, the company is ta...
04:25 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge The Halo-themed Xbox Series X and PS5 are now available through Walmart (update: to be rescheduled)
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Update 12:25PM ET, September 23rd: Walmart’s console restock didn’t get off to a good start. Pages weren’t loading for mos...
04:14 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Samsungs new Galaxy Watch 4 is $20 off and comes with a free wireless charger today
The Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 runs Watch OS 3. | Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Today only, the new Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 is not only discounted to its best price to da...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Android adds facial gesture controls and handwriting recognition accessibility features
Image: Google Google’s raft of new features coming to Android this fall includes some interesting new accessibility features. There are new facial gesture controls de...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Android Auto is getting a new look to make futzing with your car less distracting
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google announced a few updates to Android Auto, including a new dashboard for Google Assistant driving mode. Earlier this year, Googl...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Google Photos nude-friendly folders coming to all Android phones soon
The feature lets you hide photos and videos behind a passcode or biometric security. | Image: Google Google Photos’ Locked Folder feature, which lets you hide sensiti...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Google TV mercifully launches mobile remote for Android users
Image: Google A new Google TV feature will allow users to use their Android mobile devices as remotes for those moments when your streaming box’s wand disappears with...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Heres how to watch the latest Nintendo Direct
The new Switch with an OLED screen. | Image: Nintendo Nintendo is hosting one of its Direct streams later today, September 23rd, where it will showcase Switch games lau...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Honda will use Googles embedded Android Automotive in its cars starting in 2022
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Google nabbed another big automaker in its quest to become the default operating system for cars. Honda will soon begin rolling out vehi...
03:59 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge The Halo-themed Xbox Series X and PS5 are now available through Walmart
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Walmart is hosting a big console restock event today, September 23rd, at 12PM ET / 9AM PT. It’s going to have the PS5 console...
03:28 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Judge orders Facebook to hand over Myanmar officials hate posts for genocide case
Photo by ROBIN VAN LONKHUIJSEN/ANP/AFP via Getty Images A District of Columbia judge ordered Facebook to let the Gambia government access deleted posts where Myanmar of...
03:22 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Consumer Reports isnt impressed by Teslas reinvention of the (steering) wheel
Image: Tesla For years, the recommendations and ratings Consumer Reports assigns to Tesla vehicles have yo-yoed between unacceptable and incredible, usually due to the ...
03:02 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge How the Microsoft Surface Pro 8 stacks up to the Surface Laptop Studio, Go 3, and more
Image: Microsoft At its recent hardware event, Microsoft refreshed almost its entire lineup of Surface products (sorry, Surface Book, but you’re sitting this one out)...
02:00 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Jake Gyllenhaal on the challenges of acting over Zoom in Netflixs thriller The Guilty
Photo: Glen Wilson / Netflix The Guilty was always going to be a challenging project. The movie, which is a remake of a Danish film from 2018, follows a 911 dispatcher ...
01:52 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge I wish Microsoft made an Xbox or Surface gaming laptop
I’ve been waiting years for Microsoft to make a gaming laptop, and the new Surface Laptop Studio still misses the mark. Whether it would be an Xbox laptop or a Surface one, M...
01:30 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Netflix is betting big on a worlds worth of childrens stories
Image: Netflix Streaming’s reigning king announced one of its biggest title acquisitions to date this week with its purchase of the rights to Roald Dahl’s catalog o...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge How to get Teams to go away in Windows 11
When you first install Windows 11, you will probably see a new icon on your Taskbar — or, at least, it will be new if you haven’t been using Microsoft’s Teams collaborati...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Hyundai and Motional expand their footprint in Las Vegas ahead of robotaxi launch
Motional, the autonomous vehicle company that is a joint venture between Hyundai and Aptiv, is growing its presence in Las Vegas as it gears up to launch a commercial robotaxi ...
12:00 pm - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Japanese Breakfast on composing Sables sprawling ambient soundtrack
Photo by Stephen J. Cohen/Getty Images This week marks the release of Sable, a beautiful indie title that looks like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild mixed with ...
11:26 am - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge EU proposes mandatory USB-C on all devices, including iPhones
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, has announced plans to force smartphone and other electron...
10:00 am - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Why these Facebook research scandals are different
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge How the company found itself in its biggest crisis since Cambridge Analytica Continue reading… ...
09:00 am - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Facebook is starting to share more about what it demotes in News Feed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The way that Facebook controls its News Feed is often controversial and largely opaque to the outside world. Now the social netw...
02:30 am - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Elizabeth Holmes was in charge of Theranos, says Gen. Mattis
Getty She pricked his finger, and he fell under her spell Continue reading… ...
12:55 am - Thu, September 23, 2021
The Verge Amazons department stores sound like a very Amazon way to sell clothes
Amazon’s Go convenience stores are cashier-less. | Image: Amazon Amazon’s rumored department store experiment could take a similarly high-tech approach to selling c...
11:59 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge FDA clears Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine boosters for vulnerable groups
Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration cleared a third dose of the Pfizer / BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for peop...
11:36 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Heres how much buying into Microsofts pro Surface vision actually costs
None of these tablets come with keyboards or stylii. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft is listening. The Surface Duo 2 ditches its predecessor’s last-gen specs, the Surfac...
10:14 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Twitter says it will fix disappearing tweets issue
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Twitter is planning to make some changes that could prevent tweets from disappearing while you are reading them, the company...
08:58 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Nokias new G50 is a $300 5G phone with a big battery and two years of OS upgrades
The Nokia G50 has a triple rear camera system. | Image: Nokia Nokia has a new midrange phone coming to the US and a number of global markets. The new G50 costs $299 and...
08:49 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Amazon collaborates with Billie Eilish on an Echo Studio
Amazon has revealed its new collaboration with singer Billie Eilish: a limited-edition Echo Studio speaker. | Image: Amazon If you were in a tizzy about what to get the...
08:32 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Facebook names a new CTO with a major focus on hardware
Incoming CTO Andrew Bosworth wearing Facebook’s new smart glasses with Ray-Ban. | Photo: Facebook / Andrew Bosworth Facebook is serious about being a long-term player...
08:26 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge iOS 15 builds in better customer support for in-app purchases
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As part of this week’s launch of iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8, Apple also introduced StoreKit 2, a set of APIs for in-app ...
08:16 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge FTC resurrects a decade-old rule as a guardrail on the health app explosion
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Health apps have to tell their users about any data breaches or risk a hefty fine, the Federal Trade Commission clarified in a p...
08:05 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge The PS5 and Xbox Series X will be available in store at Best Buy tomorrow
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For the most part, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X have been sold exclusively online since their launch in late 2020, but th...
07:56 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Texas sued over terrible social media law
Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images NetChoice and the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) have sued to stop Texas from enforcing HB 20, a new law b...
07:40 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Discord starts testing YouTube integration weeks after Google shuts down music bots
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Discord is starting to test YouTube integration, just weeks after Google-owned YouTube forced two popular Discord music bots off...
06:37 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge YouTube tests video downloads for your desktop browser
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube is testing an official way to download videos on your desktop web browser (via Android Police). If you want to see if yo...
06:14 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Steve Ballmer: Toilets, toilets, toilets
Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Since leaving Microsoft, ex-CEO Steve Ballmer has devoted his life to the Los Angeles Clippers, transferring his enth...
05:19 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Workhorse suspends delivery, recalls dozens of its flagship electric vans
Ohio-based electric vehicle startup Workhorse is suspending deliveries of its C-1000 electric delivery vans and recalling 41 vehicles that have already been sent to customers, ...
05:05 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge How to preorder the Surface Duo 2
The new Surface Duo 2 comes in black and white variants. As expected, Microsoft announced the new Surface Duo 2 during what was an otherwise laptop-focused Surface even...
04:30 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Apple wont let Fortnite back on iOS until the Epic v. Apple verdict is final
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Fortnite will not be returning to the iOS App Store anytime soon, according to a series of emails published on Twitter on Wednes...
04:09 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Microsofts fall Surface event: the 7 biggest announcements
Microsoft’s Panos Panay at Wednesday’s Surface event. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft just wrapped up its latest Surface event, and it was packed with news — includi...
04:07 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge How to preorder all of the new Surface hardware
Microsoft Microsoft recently held its fall Surface event to debut new hardware, and the company essentially refreshed its entire lineup, plus some. Microsoft recently h...
04:01 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Brydge updates wireless keyboard for the new Surface Pro 8
Brydge, the accessories manufacturer best known for its lineup of excellent iPad keyboards, has announced a wireless keyboard for Microsoft’s newly announced Surface Pro 8, a...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge The Surface Pro X gets a Wi-Fi-only version
Microsoft The Microsoft Surface Pro X now comes in a Wi-Fi-only version. Microsoft is offering a version of its ARM-based Surface device that does away with cellular co...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new Slim Pen 2 uses haptics to mimic the feeling of using a real pen
Microsoft has refreshed its Slim Pen to fit in the keyboard that magnetically fits into the Surface Pro 8’s keyboard. Notably, the Slim Pen 2 has a custom chip called Microso...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Surface Studio Laptop hands-on: one weird, powerful computer
The Surface Laptop Studio | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge That’s one way to put something on a pedestal Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Google will let you check up on advertisers campaign histories
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google will start giving users more information about who’s running the ads they see. The company’s “About this ad” menu...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Surface Duo 2 hands-on: once more, with cameras
The Microsoft Surface Duo 2. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Duo, part deux Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Surface Pro 8 hands-on: the one weve waited for
The Surface Pro 8. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge A new screen, new keyboard, new processors, and more Continue reading… ...
03:36 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Surface Laptop Studio is Microsofts new powerful flagship laptop
Microsoft is announcing the Surface Laptop Studio today, a successor to the Surface Book line of powerful laptops. It presents a total redesign for Microsoft’s flagship lapto...
01:36 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge The imaginary rocket driving a small-town spaceport
A saltwater marsh on Cumberland Island, Georgia | Photo by: Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Is the FAA licensing spaceports that are doomed...
01:01 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Samsungs behemoth Odyssey G9 gaming monitor is $200 off right now
The 49-inch Odyssey G9 makes it easy to immerse yourself in your favorite game. | Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge When it first debuted at CES 2020, the otherworldl...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Robinhoods crypto wallets are finally ready for a test run
Robinhood is finally adding cryptocurrency wallets to its platform so that users can spend and trade their Bitcoin and Ethereum. The wallets will start as a test, and the compa...
12:30 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Ford will recycle its EV batteries with ex-Tesla execs startup
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Ford has tapped startup Redwood Materials — run by former Tesla chief technology officer JB Straubel — to handle the recycling of...
12:00 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Rad Power Bikes new RadCity e-bike makes commuting (and hill climbing) much easier
Rad Power Bikes’ electric commuting bike, the RadCity, is getting a serious makeover. The Seattle-based company has completely redesigned the bike’s powertrain, including a...
12:00 pm - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge File not found
A generation that grew up with Google is forcing professors to rethink their lesson plans Continue reading… ...
11:55 am - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge HPs new 11-inch tablet has a flipping webcam
HP’s 11-inch tablet also includes stylus support. | Image: HP HP has announced a new 11-inch tablet that appears to be a more or less direct competitor to Microsoft...
11:00 am - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Gitamini is a cute, compact, cargo-carrying robot that will follow you around like a dog
The Gitamini uses machine vision and AI to follow its owner. | Image: Piaggio Fast Forward Piaggio Fast Forward, a subsidiary of storied Italian automotive firm Piaggi...
11:00 am - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge How to watch Microsofts Surface event today
Microsoft is holding an online hardware event on Wednesday, September 22nd, at 11AM ET / 8AM PT, where it’s expected to announce redesigned Surface tablets and laptops (and p...
10:37 am - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Uber thinks it could actually turn a profit this quarter
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber says it may be profitable this quarter for the first time in its history. The disclosure came in a new filing made with the...
09:30 am - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Need to trap a Roomba? You dont need anything more sophisticated than a rug
iRobot recently launched a new robot vacuum cleaner that uses AI to avoid dog poop, but the company’s Roombas have long struggled with a more basic problem: confusing dark pa...
07:28 am - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge Netflix makes its biggest acquisition ever the Roald Dahl catalog
Image: Netflix Nearly three years after Netflix signed a deal with The Roald Dahl Story Company to create a universe of animated features based on the author’s books,...
03:34 am - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge iOS 15.1s first beta suggests we could see SharePlay soon
Image: Apple SharePlay has returned in the iOS 15.1 beta, according to 9to5Mac, after Apple delayed the major iOS 15 feature to “later this fall” instead of having ...
12:19 am - Wed, September 22, 2021
The Verge The first patient testimony about a Theranos test result: a miscarriage that wasnt
Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes. | Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images ‘You can’t provide accurate patient care with inaccurate results.’ C...
12:17 am - Wed, September 22, 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...
10:35 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge How to fix Deathloop stuttering issues on PC
Deathloop is the big triple-A game of the moment, and it’s an amazing experience — assuming you’re not fighting your gaming PC to get it to run smoothly. Bethesda is awar...
09:50 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge The Oversight Board wants answers about Facebooks celebrity moderation program
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Oversight Board, a semi-independent body that reviews Facebook’s moderation policies, announced on Tuesday that it wants m...
09:45 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Wyzes new pan & tilt cam can see everywhere
Image: Wyze Ubiquitous budget smart home company Wyze has released yet another new product — the Wyze Cam Pan v2. As the name implies, this is the second generation o...
09:34 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Shang-Chi will start streaming on November 12th as part of Disney Plus Day
Photo: Marvel Studios Disney is making Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings available to stream at no additional cost for subscribers as part of its newly announce...
09:02 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge The Google Pixel 6 Pro may have been leaked in a brief hands-on video
Image: Google Google got ahead of any possible news leaks about the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro by announcing the phones back in August, including that they would run on th...
08:36 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge At pivotal points in human spaceflight, NASA undergoes major reorganization
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images The body of NASA tasked with managing human spaceflight is being split into two distinct directorates, the agency’s chief announced o...
08:23 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Paramount Plus announces new streaming bundle with Showtime included
Image: Paramount Plus Paramount Plus announced today that it’s launching a new streaming bundle for both its ad-supported and premium tiers that include Showtime. Par...
08:11 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge How to get iOS 15 right now
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge iOS 15 is finally here, and while it can’t be called a revolutionary update, there are enough cool new features that you may not...
08:04 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Twitch is finally making some friends in the music industry
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch is attempting to mend fences with a big pillar of the music industry by announcing an agreement to “work together” wi...
08:01 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Netflix is reportedly closing in on its biggest acquisition ever the Roald Dahl catalog
Image: Netflix Nearly three years after Netflix signed a deal with The Roald Dahl Story Company to create a universe of animated features based on the author’s books,...
07:34 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Windows 11 wont stop older PCs, but it might make you sign this waiver
Image: Microsoft Today, Microsoft officially reinstated its PC Health Check app for anyone to download, letting you easily see whether your computer is ready for Window...
06:51 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Apple updates macOS Safari with a new look, but you can turn off the big changes
Apple has released a redesigned version of Safari for macOS Big Sur and Catalina. The update, announced as part of the upcoming macOS Monterey, was released the same day as iOS...
06:09 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Sonos just fixed the main drawback of its excellent Roam portable speaker
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge I’m generally a big fan of the Sonos Roam, but in the months since the portable speaker was released, I’ve definitely come across o...
05:42 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Mercedes-Benz EQS will cost over $100,000 but is still cheaper than an S-Class
Mercedes-Benz just announced the pricing of its all-electric luxury sedan, the EQS, and not surprisingly, it starts north of $100,000. What is surprising, though, is that the s...
05:13 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge As lawsuits pile up, Activision Blizzard loses its chief legal officer
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Another high-level Activision Blizzard employee has left the company. Claire Hart, Blizzard’s chief legal officer, announced i...
05:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Roblox will start verifying the age of teenage players
Roblox’s age verification process involves scanning government-issued ID. | Image: Roblox Roblox is rolling out an age verification feature that will allow players to...
05:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Facebook put a battery in its new Portal
Facebook’s Portal Go and Portal Plus | Image: Facebook Facebook on Tuesday announced two new Portal video calling devices, the first major refresh of the hardware lin...
04:55 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge The PS5 worked fine with the slowest compatible SSD we could find
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If your PS5 is already running out of speedy solid state storage, there’s a fix. Sony’s new update for the PS5, released in full o...
04:53 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge How to put the Windows 11 Start menu back where it belongs
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge When you upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11, one of the first things you may do is wonder: where the heck is my Start menu? Tradition...
04:43 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge You can now preorder the new Kindle Paperwhite
The new e-reader is still waterproof and adds new features for an increased price. | Image: Amazon Amazon has officially taken the wraps off of the 11th-gen Kindle Pape...
04:29 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Demi Adejuyigbe reminds us that, once again, its September 21st
Image: Demi Adejuyigbe/YouTube The 21st of September? Buddy, that’s today. Lest you forget, comedian Demi Adejuyigbe has returned to memorialize Earth, Wind & Fir...
04:23 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge A new cybersecurity center wants to protect medical devices against hacks
Photo Illustration by Matt Harbicht / Getty Images for Tandem Diabetes Care It’s been around 10 years since security researcher Jay Radcliffe got up onstage at a conf...
04:02 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Facebook says its spent $13 billion on safety and security since 2016
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Facebook says it’s spent over $13 billion on “safety and security” since 2016 and has 40,000 people dedicated to the area, offer...
04:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Visions is the most exciting Star Wars has been in a long time
“The Ninth Jedi” | Image: Lucasfilm Producers at Lucasfilm explain how the anime anthology came about Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Specializeds next-generation Turbo e-bikes are basically computers on wheels
Andrew J. Hawkins Specialized is launching next-generation versions of two of its most popular electric bikes, the Turbo Vado and Turbo Como, as well as producing a bra...
03:34 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Heres how the $329 iPad compares to its last-gen predecessor
Apple’s new iPad launches on September 24th at the same starting price as the last-gen model: $329. | Image: Apple The iPhone 13 isn’t the only Apple device launchi...
03:34 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Treasury sanctions cryptocurrency exchange to fight ransomware attacks
The Treasury Department issued its first sanctions against a cryptocurrency exchange on Tuesday as part of a series of actions targeting the use of digital currencies in ransom...
03:19 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge You can now pay $3.99 per month to hear Marvel podcasts early
SiriusXM SiriusXM is using Apple Podcasts to sell more subscriptions, specifically subscriptions for Marvel content. The company launched a new Apple Podcast channel to...
02:38 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Eero now offers its 6 Pro Mesh Wi-Fi in a two-pack
Eero Pro 6 now offers a two-pack for purchase, for when you need a little more, but not that much more. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge As of this week, you can fina...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge The Verge Guide to the iPhone
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Vergge The Verge guide to the iPhone is a comprehensive list of how-tos that will help you be the best iPhone user you can be. Buying...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge How Fuck You Pay Me is empowering creators
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Information is power Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Tumblrs subscription feature is now open to everyone in the US
Post Plus for gamer content. | Image: Tumblr Tumblr is expanding the beta for its Post Plus subscription feature to all users in the US today. Post Plus, similar to Twi...
02:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge The NFT scammers are here
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Collectors have lost hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of NFTs; sometimes, the community helps claw them back Co...
01:48 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge AI might help edit the next generation of blockbusters
Artist: William Joel The next few Tuesdays, The Verge’s flagship podcast The Vergecast is showcasing a miniseries dedicated to the use of artificial intelligence in i...
01:14 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge One of our favorite gaming laptops is $330 off at Dell today
Normally $1,230, Dell is offering the G5 15 SE right now for 27 percent off. | Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Our review of the Dell G5 15 SE cemented it as one ...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge iPhone 13 Pro review: a better display, the best camera, and incredible battery life
Smooth operators Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Fitbit Charge 5 review: touchscreen fatigue
The hardware is nice, but no physical button is a big step back Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge iPhone 13 review: yep, bigger batteries are better
So are bigger cameras Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Amazons new Kindle Paperwhite adds a bigger screen, longer battery life, and USB-C
Amazon is refreshing the Kindle Paperwhite for the first time in nearly three years with an updated model, adding a bigger 6.8-inch E-Ink display that’s brighter and has adju...
12:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Launch startups Astra and Firefly ink secret rocket engine IP deal
Firefly’s Reaver engine being test-fired. | Image: Firefly Aerospace A roughly $30 million handshake between two rivals is the latest display of consolidation in ...
12:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge PayPals updated app is its first step to becoming your bank
Image: PayPal PayPal is updating its mobile app with a new visual design, support for a high-yield savings account, and a way to find coupons in-app. In the past, the c...
12:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge HPs Spectre x360 16 uses AI to make you look glamorous on video calls
This is the HP Spectre x360 16. | HP HP makes some of the most gorgeous laptops you can buy, and its Spectre line is the most beautiful of them all. But the new Spectre...
12:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Slack launches clips, video messages that help you avoid meetings
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Slack is launching its new clips feature today, allowing coworkers to record video messages that exist in Slack channels. Clips ...
12:00 pm - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge HPs new all-in-one has an ultrawide display and an RTX 3080 GPU
The ultrawide all-in-one with its magnetically attached webcam. | Image: HP HP’s new Envy 34-inch All-In-One Desktop PC is a self-contained Windows 11 machine that’...
11:00 am - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Microsoft gets ready to launch the Surface Pro 8 Ive been waiting years for
The Surface Pro design has remained mostly the same since 2014. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft is planning to launch its latest Surface Pro 8 tablet tomo...
10:00 am - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Snap has new Lenses that show users how to fingerspell in American Sign Language
Snap To mark the International Week of the Deaf, Snapchat has created custom stickers and three AR Lenses to encourage users to fingerspell, the company said Tuesday. ...
08:38 am - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Comcast and UK subsidiary Sky reportedly launching smart TVs
Comcast appears to be planning to offer TVs running its own software across at least two territories, according to recent reports from Protocol and The Financial Times. In the...
07:42 am - Tue, September 21, 2021
The Verge Netflix launches free, first-of-its-kind Android mobile plan in Kenya
Image: Netflix Netflix is launching a new free Android mobile plan in Kenya that will allow users to watch a limited selection of its catalog, including full seasons of...
11:55 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge So Snoop Dogg just claimed to be a prominent NFT booster
Snoop Dogg, the famous rapper, tweeted on Monday that he’s the one behind a Twitter account that discusses NFTs. Yes, this really is a thing that’s happened. While Snoop Do...
10:26 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge iOS 15 is here, but were still waiting on a few new features
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Apple’s iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 are finally here, but not all of the features announced at WWDC have made it alongside them. We loo...
09:47 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge How to fix Deathloop stuttering on PC
Deathloop is the big triple-A game of the moment, and it’s an amazing experience — assuming you’re not fighting your gaming PC to get it to run smoothly. Bethesda is awar...
09:47 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge How to fix Deathloop stuttering issues on PC
Deathloop is the big triple-A game of the moment, and it’s an amazing experience — assuming you’re not fighting your gaming PC to get it to run smoothly. Bethesda is awar...
09:20 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Now the SEC is investigating Activision Blizzard too
Image: Blizzard The list of government agencies investigating Activision Blizzard has grown to now include the SEC. The Wall Street Journal reported that the Securities...
07:48 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge OpenSea has an app, but you cant buy NFTs on it
Image: OpenSea OpenSea, one of the most popular NFT marketplaces, has launched its first app for iOS and Android. The app allows OpenSea users to view the platform’s ...
07:28 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Microsofts Surface hardware event: rumors, news, and announcements
A variety of new hardware updates are expected from Microsoft. | Image: Microsoft The event kicks off at 11AM ET / 8AM PT on September 22nd Continue reading&hell...
07:12 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Tom Hanks embraces two of mans best friends in the trailer for Finch
Image: Apple TV Plus Tom Hanks is set to return to Apple TV Plus in Finch, a soon-to-debut feature film about a robotics engineer surviving a new post-apocalyptic world...
07:02 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Senate Democrats call on FTC to fix data privacy crisis
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Senate Democrats are calling on the Federal Trade Commission to write new rules to protect consumer data privacy in a new letter...
06:38 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Coinbase cancels Lend program launch after SEC fight
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Crypto exchange Coinbase has discontinued its plans to launch a Lend feature designed to let customers earn interest on certain ...
06:31 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge GM says defect-free Bolt batteries are in production
Image: Chevy General Motors said Monday that it will start swapping new batteries into Chevy Bolt EVs in October in response to at least a dozen fires that triggered a ...
06:19 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Elizabeth Holmes is on trial for fraud over her time at Theranos
Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Fortune 12 charges of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud Continue reading… ...
05:51 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Amazons big fall hardware event is set for September 28th
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon has officially announced the date for its big fall hardware event: it’ll take place on Tuesday, September 28th at 12PM ET / 9A...
05:47 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge HP Elite Dragonfly Max review: pretty fly for a steep buy
This laptop is flying business class. Continue reading… ...
05:32 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge The next pro iPhone might finally ditch the notch
Image: Apple The iPhone 13 isn’t even here yet, but speculation about Apple’s future phones never slows down. While some rumors about Apple’s event last week didn...
05:28 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Scammers allegedly earned $195,000 referring fake drivers to delivery apps
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Justice Department has charged over a dozen people with running a scam on ride hailing and delivery apps. Prosecutors sa...
05:25 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge US agencies reportedly split over blacklisting Huawei hardware spinoff
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Federal agencies like the Pentagon and Commerce Departments can’t decide whether to place Huawei’s former smartphone company...
05:03 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 review: foundational fixes
Apple’s latest updates lay good groundwork, but don’t add many big new features Continue reading… ...
04:20 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge iPhone 13 deals are extra aggressive this year, heres why
Image: Apple “You get free iPhone upgrades for life!” “You get a $500 gift card for switching carriers!” I can almost hear Oprah shouting the many competing off...
03:39 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Twitter wants to settle with angry investors for $809 million
Twitter has settled a class action suit for $809.5 million | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter said Monday it is proposing an $809.5 million settlement fo...
03:14 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Extreme heat prompts new rules to protect US workers
A contractor uses a saw to cut siding for a house under construction in Walnut Creek, California, U.S., on Thursday, June 17, 2021. | David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Imag...
02:47 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge iOS 15 will give doctors a window into Apple Health app data
Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images With the iOS 15 launch today, some iPhone users will have the option to share data from their Health app directly with their doctors t...
02:30 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Netflixs Midnight Mass is more slow-burning horror from the creator of Hill House
Photo: Netflix Throughout the Haunting anthology, creator Mike Flanagan has carved out a very particular brand of horror. Both Hill House and Bly Manor are slow and met...
02:00 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Epics high-fashion collaboration with Balenciaga in Fortnite includes a hoodie for a walking dog
It’s Doggo in a hoodie. | Image: Epic Games Epic Games is partnering with fashion house Balenciaga to bring the first-ever high-fashion Fortnite skins into the game. ...
01:16 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge DoorDash expands alcohol delivery to 20 states, Canada and Australia
DoorDash is expanding its alcohol deliveries | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Food delivery platform DoorDash said Monday it’s expanding its alcohol delivery...
01:10 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge The latest Apple TV 4K is $30 off through Apples refurbished store
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge If you’ve been waiting on a deal for the latest Apple TV, which has a faster processor and includes the new Siri remote, you can save...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Rokus new $50 Streaming Stick 4K replaces one of the companys best players
Image: Roku Roku today announced the Streaming Stick 4K, the company’s latest streaming device. Priced at $49.99, the new product replaces the popular Streaming Stick...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Hisenses new promo will let you test drive some of its best TVs for 100 days
Buying a TV can be a big decision, but Hisense’s latest promotion wants to help; starting today the company is offering what it calls its “100 Day Guarantee,” which will ...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Rokus latest update is making free live TV even easier to stream
Roku’s live TV app displayed on the home screen in Roku OS 10.5. | Roku Roku is making finding stuff to watch more of a breeze by expanding voice command support and ...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Nvidia releases Windows 11 driver with DLSS support for more than 100 games
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Nvidia is releasing a new display driver today that adds DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling) support to 28 games, and is now certified f...
12:30 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge iPhone 13 deals are extra aggressive this year, heres why
Image: Apple “You get free iPhone upgrades for life!” “You get a $500 gift card for switching carriers!” I can almost hear Oprah shouting the many competing off...
12:00 pm - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge OnePlus says no 9T this year, 2022 flagship will run merged Oppo OS
2021’s OnePlus 9. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has confirmed that the company doesn’t plan to release its traditional T-series device i...
11:26 am - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Amazon leaks new Kindle Paperwhite with larger 6.8-inch display
Amazon’s last Kindle Paperwhite, released in 2018. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A new generation of Kindle devices appears to have leaked via a since...
11:09 am - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Surface Duo 2 passes through the FCC with 5G, NFC, and wireless charging support
The original Surface Duo. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft is expected to announce its new Surface Duo 2 handset at a special Surface hardware event on Wed...
09:18 am - Mon, September 20, 2021
The Verge Google reportedly has a second foldable in the works
Samsung’s recent foldable, the Z Flip 3, is more hamburger than hotdog. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Google appears to be internally testing a second foldable P...
08:34 pm - Sun, September 19, 2021
The Verge Ikeas $39.99 pad adds built-in wireless charging to almost any table
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Ikea got in relatively early on selling furniture embedded with wireless charging coils, but what if you don’t have one of its power...
06:20 pm - Sun, September 19, 2021
The Verge New trailers: Succession, You, Nightmare Alley, Hawkeye, and more
Kendall Roy, smiling because he is happy Succession is returning soon (probably) | HBO OK so the latest Ted Lasso spends almost the entire episode on Coach Beard in its...
03:05 pm - Sun, September 19, 2021
The Verge Emmys 2021: How to watch online, and whos nominated
The 73rd Emmy Awards will be held on September 19th. | Getty Images The 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony is tonight at 8PM ET (5PM PT), and streaming platform...
02:24 pm - Sun, September 19, 2021
The Verge NTSB official says Tesla should address basic safety issues before expanding full self-driving
NTSB chair says Tesla should address safety issues before expanding its so-called “full self-driving” mode. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Jennifer Homen...
01:55 pm - Sun, September 19, 2021
The Verge The Chevy Bolt recall is burning up whats left of GMs EV good will
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge General Motors plans to launch 30 new electric vehicles around the world by 2025, and aspires to sell only zero-emissions ve...
01:33 pm - Sun, September 19, 2021
The Verge Surface Pro 8 leaks with 120Hz display and Thunderbolt support
A leaked image of the Surface Pro 8. | Image: Shadow_Leak (Twitter) Microsoft is preparing to launch a new Surface Pro 8 model next week, and a leak appears to have rev...
01:00 pm - Sun, September 19, 2021
The Verge TikTok parent ByteDance adds time limit for kids under 14 on its video app in China
TikTok is branded under the name Douyin in China | Getty Images The Chinese version of the popular short video app TikTok, known as Douyin, will limit users in China wh...
11:08 pm - Sat, September 18, 2021
The Verge SpaceXs Inspiration4 crew returns to Earth, capping first fully private mission in orbit
Inspiration4 SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule carrying four private citizens plunged through Earth’s atmosphere Saturday night and splashed down off the east coast of F...
08:42 pm - Sat, September 18, 2021
The Verge SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says Starlink internet service leaving beta in October
Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted Friday that the company’s Starlink satellite internet network would come out of its open beta phase next...
07:00 pm - Sat, September 18, 2021
The Verge Harley-Davidsons stunning vintage-inspired electric bikes are going on sale later this year
Nearly a year after announcing plans to spin out its own electric bike company called Serial 1, Harley-Davidson said it will sell a “limited” number of the gorgeous, vintag...
06:12 pm - Sat, September 18, 2021
The Verge Facebook VP disputes report claiming the platform knows about multiple flaws it doesnt fix
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s vice president of global affairs criticized a series of stories by the Wall Street Journal that reported the social...
05:06 pm - Sat, September 18, 2021
The Verge Clive Sinclair, inventor of the ZX Spectrum personal computer, has died
Inventor and entrepreneur Sir Clive Sinclair has died at age 81. | Photo by Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images Clive Sinclair, who invented the Sinclair ZX S...
02:09 pm - Sat, September 18, 2021
The Verge Save $800 on this 55-inch OLED TV at Best Buy this weekend
Slim and sharp OLED TVs have developed a reputation for being sharp, clean, fragile, but also remarkably expensive. But this weekend you can save a whopping $800 on thi...
01:59 pm - Sat, September 18, 2021
The Verge Castlevania composer on returning to her masterpiece with new Apple Arcade game
Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls isn’t just the long-awaited return of the vampire-whipping series. It also marks the return of some big names, including character designer Aya...
01:42 pm - Sat, September 18, 2021
The Verge Valves latest Steam Next Fest for upcoming games will open on October 1st
Steam Next Fest is coming October 1st | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Valve announced Friday that its latest Steam Next Fest is coming the first week of Octob...
01:00 pm - Sat, September 18, 2021
The Verge Why you need a personal laptop
Yep, if my employer gave me a ThinkPad X1 Carbon, I’d want to use it all the time too. Don’t do it! | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge It’s a decision ...
12:26 pm - Sat, September 18, 2021
The Verge 8 new HomeKit features arriving with Apples September 20th software updates
Image: Apple With new iPhones come new features. And starting next week, Apple HomeKit users will get plenty courtesy of iOS 15, HomePod 15, tvOS 15, and watchOS 8 soft...
02:03 am - Sat, September 18, 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 smart speakers, Amazon has a slew of voice-...
12:55 am - Sat, September 18, 2021
The Verge Sony subsidiary makes aPS5 SSD thats even further out of your reach
Image: Nextorage Sony subsidiary Nextorage has released an SSD that’s perfect for the PS5 (via Tom’s Hardware): it has a heatsink (which Sony says is a requirement)...
12:00 am - Sat, September 18, 2021
The Verge Fortnite adds another virtual influencer to its battle royale
Last season, one of the more curious additions to Fortnite was Guggimon, a terrifying-looking rabbit creature that also happened to be a virtual influencer with millions of fol...
11:57 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge How bad were Elizabeth Holmes 1AM emails?
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Enough for workers to secretly save them Continue reading… ...
11:11 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Amazon says its permanently banned 600 Chinese brands for review fraud
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Remember when gadget vendors Aukey, Mpow, RavPower, Vava, TaoTronics and Choetech started mysteriously disappearing from Amazon...
10:47 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge 8 new HomeKit features arriving with Apples September 20th software updates
Image: Apple With new iPhones come new features. And starting next week, Apple HomeKit users will get plenty courtesy of iOS 15, HomePod 15, tvOS 15, and watchOS 8 soft...
10:34 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge SpaceXs first private crew shows what theyve been up to in orbit
It was a brief orbital talent show. “Hayley is a champ at spinning,” Sian Proctor, one of the four private citizens currently orbiting Earth inside SpaceX’s Crew Dragon c...
10:15 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Niantic is shutting down its AR Catan game after a year of early access
Image: Niantic Pokémon Go developer Niantic is shutting down its augmented reality game Catan: World Explorers, the company announced on Friday (via Protocol). An AR a...
09:48 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge How to preorder Apples new iPad and iPad Mini
Image: Apple As expected, Apple’s “California Streaming” was loaded with a flurry of announcements, from the iPhone 13 to the Apple Watch Series 7. Apple also use...
09:46 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Heres how the new iPad Mini compares to the last-gen model
The iPad Mini (2021) is the latest in Apple’s line of smaller tablets. | Image: Apple With the announcement and impending release of the new iPad Mini and its revampe...
08:57 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Florida man used Disney employee iPad to magically skip lines
Photo by Liao Pan/China News Service via Getty Images There are tons of books and blogs telling you how to have a magical Disney World experience, but one Florida man d...
08:36 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge 8 new HomeKit features arriving with Apples September 20th software updates
Image: Apple With new iPhones come new features. And starting next week, Apple HomeKit users will get plenty courtesy of iOS 15, HomePod 15, tvOS 15, and watchOS 8 soft...
08:28 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse appears to be working on Waves, a new way to invite friends to rooms
Image: Clubhouse Clubhouse appears to be working on a new way to invite people to audio rooms in its app, based on screenshots shared by researcher Jane Manchum Wong. T...
07:45 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge How and where to replace your old, depleted iPhone battery
Credit: Apple Fixer/ Instructables Your iPhone’s aging lithium-ion batteries will eventually start to lose their ability to retain a charge — and that can be highly...
07:22 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Treasury to issue new cryptocurrency sanctions after ransomware attacks
The Biden administration is preparing to issue a series of actions, including sanctions, to make it more difficult for hackers to profit off of ransomware attacks through the u...
07:11 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Dell Latitude 9420 review: pricey performance
A dream for workers and IT departments alike Continue reading… ...
06:24 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Apples seven-minute tour shows off whats new in the iPhone 13
Image: Apple Apple released a seven-and-a-half-minute video to act as a guided tour of the iPhone 13 and 13 Pro’s features, and to make the differences in the lineup ...
05:59 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge The iPhones notch: should it stay or should it go?
Let’s discuss Continue reading… ...
05:54 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Snapchat is getting an Among Us clone from Zynga
Image: Zynga Zynga is bringing a social deception game called ReVamp to Snapchat’s games platform “soon,” the developer announced on Friday. ReVamp, clearly inspi...
05:51 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Tim Cook tells Apple employees hes looking forward to moving forward after Epic ruling
Apple CEO Tim Cook told employees that he was “looking forward to moving forward” after a verdict in the Epic v. Apple antitrust case. In an all-hands meeting with employee...
05:47 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Apples new COVID-19 policy calls for frequent testing of unvaccinated employees
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images As Apple conducts an all-hands meeting today, Zoë Schiffer reports that the company informed employees in its offices and stores of...
05:47 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Apples new COVID-19 policy requires vaccinations to skip frequent testing
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Starting next month, Apple will “infrequently” test employees who come into its offices and stores for COVID-19, if they’re va...
05:25 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Heres exactly how much bigger the iPhone 13 batteries are
Image: Apple We’ve just gotten our first look at the iPhone 13s’ battery sizes, thanks to a product information sheet posted on Apple’s behalf to hazardous materi...
05:17 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Digital messages from patients to doctors spiked during the pandemic
Photo by Frank Molter/picture alliance via Getty Images Doctors say they’re overwhelmed by the volume of digital messages they receive from patients during the pandem...
05:00 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge A privacy-focused permissions feature from Android 11 is coming to older phones too
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Android 11’s auto-resetting permissions, where the operating system will restrict an app’s permission to access sensitive ph...
04:12 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Riot continues to expand beyond League of Legends with new PC launcher
A screenshot of the new Riot Client. | Image: Riot Games Riot Games is perhaps best known for developing League of Legends, but in recent years, it’s added games like...
03:58 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Man who unlocked nearly 2 million AT&T phones gets 12 years in prison
Man who pleaded guilty in a phone-unlocking case sentenced to prison | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A man who the Department of Justice says unlocked AT&...
03:52 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: iPhone 13, iPad Mini, and everything Apple announced
Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the week in tech news with the reporters and editors c...
03:12 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Apple and Google bend to Russian government pressure on voting app
Photo by NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP via Getty Images Apple and Google have removed jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s voting app from the iOS and Android ...
03:09 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Here are the accessories youll need for your PlayStation 5
Sony’s PlayStation 5 is still incredibly difficult to find. Whether you got lucky with a launch unit, or are still trying to snag one for yourself, picking up additional acce...
02:15 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge How to use iPhones location tracking
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Your iPhone uses information from your cell service, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS to pinpoint its location, and since you almos...
02:00 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge HBO Max is offering 50 percent off ad-free plan for six months
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge HBO Max has started running an enticing deal where you can pay half price for the ad-free subscription tier, bringing it to just...
01:13 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Half-Life: Alyx is a must-play VR game for $36
Image: Valve Half-Life: Alyx belongs in every VR headset owner’s library of games, especially when it costs 40 percent less than usual. This game was released right a...
12:04 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge How to preorder the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro
All of the colors of the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini. | Apple Apple announced a fleet of new products at its “California Streaming” event. Chief among them — you...
12:00 pm - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge OnePlus 9 software update pays homage to the Hasselblad XPan camera
A sample photo captured using the Hasselblad XPlan Mode, on the OnePlus 9 Pro. | OnePlus OnePlus is finally putting its camera partnership with Hasselblad to good use ...
11:32 am - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new photos app for Windows 11 is a welcome redesign
The new photos app for Windows 11. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft has started testing a new photos app for Windows 11. Like many other parts of Windows, the photos app ha...
10:17 am - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Ikeas gaming range launches globally next month
Ikea’s gaming range consists of over 30 products. | Image: Ikea Ikea’s lineup of gaming-themed furniture and accessories now has official pricing and a global relea...
09:01 am - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Oppo shows off new ColorOS 12 following OnePlus merger
Oppo has announced ColorOS 12, the latest version of its Android-based operating system. The update will come to OnePlus phones as well as Oppo’s own phones in China, where O...
12:19 am - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge The iPad Mini doesnt support mmWave 5G
Image: Apple Apple’s newly redesigned iPad Mini was one of the most exciting announcements at its iPhone 13 event on Tuesday, but in the aftermath a limitation has be...
12:11 am - Fri, September 17, 2021
The Verge Guillermo Del Toros next film Nightmare Alley is carnival meets noir in its first teaser
Image: Searchlight Pictures Guillermo Del Toro’s next film Nightmare Alley is a bit of departure for the director. The new teaser trailer released by Searchlight Pict...
10:50 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Cameo Calls let you have a video meet-and-greet with a celebrity
Cameo is adding a new live calls feature into its app. Cameo is perhaps most well-known for letting you pay for pre-recorded video messages from celebrities, but the new featur...
10:01 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Streaming service Locast permanently barred from operation
Things looked bad for Locast before, and they just got even worse. A judge this week permanently prohibited streamer Locast from continuing operations of its business, a decisi...
09:14 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge The bitter lawsuit hanging over the Apple Watchs new swipe keyboard
Yes, Apple really did type “copy” into its own keyboard during the event. Apple allegedly offered to buy his app; instead, it’s being Sherlocked Contin...
09:14 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Hundreds of T-Mobile stores will be able to fix phones soon
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images T-Mobile announced that 500 of its retail stores would start offering repair services starting on November 1st. The company says ...
08:40 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Home Assistant Amber is a ready-to-use smart home platform
Home Assistant Amber is a smart home hub for the free, open source home automation platform. | Nabu Casa Home Assistant, the powerful-yet-prickly smart home automation ...
08:05 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Why smartwatch-measured blood pressure still isnt ready for primetime
A traditional blood pressure meter lies on a doctor’s desk. | Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images Cardiologists are looking forward to the future of blood pressure t...
07:46 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Helen Mirren finds a side door into Harry Potter with a new game show
Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images Dame Helen Mirren is a wizard, reader. Or a witch. Or maybe a concerned Muggle? The details don’t really matter; either way, the Os...
06:05 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge OpenSeas product chief is out after insider NFT flipping accusations
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge OpenSea head of product Nate Chastain, who was recently accused of a form of NFT insider trading, appears to no longer be workin...
06:02 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Nintendos latest FCC filing reveals a mysterious new controller
Nintendo may have a new wireless controller in the works based on this FCC listing the company filed Thursday (via Vooks). The new device has received the model number HAC-043,...
05:44 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Facebook will treat coordinated rule breakers using real accounts like troll farms
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Facebook is expanding its playbook for tackling “coordinated inauthentic behavior” to cover similar campaigns that don’t...
05:30 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge This Dell gaming laptop with an RTX 3050 is just $750
Image: Dell Grabbing any of Nvidia’s new GPUs for less than a grand is unheard of, but today, you can grab a Dell G15 gaming laptop for just $750, nearly $300 off the...
05:24 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Facebooks new commitments on climate misinformation miss the point, activists say
An Extinction Rebellion environmental activist mother group protest outside Google UK HQ demanding they stop climate deniers profiting on their platforms on October 16, 2019 in...
05:03 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge The verdict is in: watch the new PS5s heatsink put to the test
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony’s new, lighter PS5 model with a smaller heatsink has been put through extensive testing by Gamers Nexus and Digital Foundry, an...
04:40 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge A short history of every time Apple CEO Tim Cook praised augmented reality
Cook has been singing the praises of AR for five years Continue reading… ...
04:34 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Surprise! Deltarune Chapter 2 drops September 17th
toby fox The next chapter of Deltarune is coming and I am beyond excited. In a surprise announcement, Toby Fox, creator of the Undertale series, revealed Deltarune Chap...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Office 2021 will launch on October 5th
Microsoft is launching its next perpetual version of Microsoft Office for commercial customers today, and promising an Office 2021 consumer release on October 5th. Microsoft Of...
03:00 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Jabra Elite 3 review: nailing the essentials for $80
They’re consistent, they’re reliable, and they sound quite good for the price Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Razer says its new mechanical keyboards have near-zero input latency
The Huntsman V2 includes a volume wheel and media keys. | Image: Razer Razer has announced an update to its popular Huntsman lineup of mechanical keyboards that reduces...
02:15 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Wipeout gets reimagined as a mobile game where you manage instead of drive
Wipeout, the fast-paced, futuristic racing series that’s synonymous with PlayStation, is coming to iOS and Android mobile devices later in 2021. The new game is called Wipeou...
02:10 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge The Razer Blade 15 Advanced is $800 off at Amazon today
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Gaming laptops are by no means cheap, but today you can save $800 on the Razer Blade 15 Advanced at Amazon. This laptop was built ...
02:00 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Meet the YouTubers determined to find lost media
Image: Bobdunga When I was 11, I remember seeing a weird commercial on television. During the commercial break of a Slamball rerun (remember Slamball?) on Cartoon Netwo...
01:48 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge The new ninth-gen iPad is $30 off before its even out
Apple just announced the ninth-gen entry-level iPad on Tuesday at the iPhone 13 event and began taking orders, with availability opening up on September 24th. But now, Walmart ...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge The GoPro Hero10: small step for the Hero10, big leap for GoPro
A familiar body, but with all-new brains Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge GoPro announces Hero 10 Black with 5.3K60 and smartphone-like features
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge GoPro has announced the next version of its action camera, which has a new processor that lets the camera shoot in higher frame rates...
12:30 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge The Lucid Air is the first electric car with a 520-mile EPA-rated range
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images Lucid Motors’ Air Dream Edition has received an Environmental Protection Agency-rated range of 520 miles, making it th...
12:25 pm - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Make iPhone 13 preorders a one-step process on Friday by following these steps
The process lets you make your selection ahead of preorders opening. | Screenshot: Apple.com If you’re planning on preordering one of Apple’s new iPhone 13 models a...
09:00 am - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp begins testing a yellow pages-style business directory
WhatsApp is piloting a new business directory in São Paulo, Brazil that lets users find local shops and services with a presence on the app, the service’s head Will Cathcart...
08:55 am - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Electric scooter startup Gogoro is going public
Image: Gogoro Gogoro is the latest EV company to jump on the trend of going public by merging with a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC. The Taiwanese e-scoot...
07:11 am - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge Alphabets Project Taara laser tech beamed 700TB of data across nearly 5km
Project Taara link | Image: X In January, Google’s parent company, Alphabet, shut down Project Loon, an initiative exploring using stratospheric helium balloons to di...
02:03 am - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge How do you cross-examine a whistleblower?
Getty Theranos lab assistant-turned-whistleblower Erika Cheung testifies in the Elizabeth Holmes wire fraud trial Continue reading… ...
12:26 am - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge The PS5 SSD buying guide
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Sony’s update adding the much-anticipated support for M.2 SSD storage expansion is here, letting you install more PS5 games than the 8...
12:23 am - Thu, September 16, 2021
The Verge SpaceXlaunches its first private crewed mission to space
SpaceX launched four private citizens to space on Wednesday, kicking off the first-ever crewed mission to orbit without any professional astronauts on board. Dubbed Inspiration...
11:43 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge The Apple rumors were wrong
Pictured: Tim Cook, knowing he’s not about to announce the thing I want. | Image: Apple For many who follow tech news closely, Apple’s event on Tuesday had a few bi...
11:30 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Samsung begins mass-producing 90Hz OLED laptop screens
OLED lives on this ProArt Studiobook 16. | Image: Asus Samsung Display is following through on its promise to ramp up OLED production. The company has begun mass-produc...
10:55 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge The iPhone 13 event was a case study in Tim Cook-era product refinement
For the past ten years, Tim Cook’s greatest accomplishment as Apple CEO has been vastly more of the same. More iPhones, more iPhone accessories, more apps, and so much more m...
10:26 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Finally, some good news for Quibi
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Quibi’s zombie may finally be able to rest its weary head. The company’s successor has settled an ongoing feud with eternal ...
10:19 pm - Wed, September 15, 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...
09:29 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge T-Mobile execs miss the Galaxy Note as much as you do
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In the shadow of the iPhone 13, and an aggressive new “Forever Upgrade” plan to sell them, T-Mobile executives are complaini...
09:17 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Battlefield 2042 delayed by nearly a month
A screenshot from Battlefield 2042. | Image: EA Battlefield 2042, Dice’s upcoming entry in the Battlefield series, has been delayed by nearly a month, Dice parent com...
08:56 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Googles rumored Pixel 6 Tensor processor sounds extremely weird
Photo: Sundar Pichai / Twitter Google is set to debut its first in-house smartphone chipset, the Tensor SoC, in its upcoming Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones. And if the ...
08:47 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge These climate stars are among the worlds most influential people
Miss Phyllis Omido, a Kenyan environmental activist and Goldman Environmental Prize Winner. In a groundbreaking judgement Kenya’s Environment and Land Court ordered the gover...
08:33 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Become a true impostor with an official Among Us costume
The official Among Us costumes. | Image: Amazon Halloween is just around the corner, and if you still need a costume (smh if you haven’t gotten one yet, Halloween is ...
08:05 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Here are the best iPad deals right now
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Deals on Apple’s iPads are more common than you might think. Whether you’re after the affordable — now outgoing — entry-level ...
07:12 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge OpenSea product chief accused of flipping NFTs using insider information
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge OpenSea, the biggest NFT trading marketplace, said today that one of its employees used internal information to buy NFTs that we...
07:11 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge How to wipe your iPhone before selling it or trading it in
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Whether you’re trading in your old iPhone for a discount on a new one, selling it, giving it away, or recycling it, you’re going ...
07:08 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Why your Nintendo Switch might seem borked after the Bluetooth update
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Did the Nintendo Switch’s surprise Bluetooth audio update yesterday make your handheld worse instead of better? That’s what happe...
07:04 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Apples tvOS 15 update arrives September 20th sans SharePlay
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The refreshed Apple TV 4K hit shelves in April, but the anticipated tvOS 15 update that introduces exciting updates to the Apple TV exp...
06:57 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge SIM swapper charged in cryptocurrency theft scheme
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A University of California San Diego student named Richard Yuan Li was indicted on August 26th for a SIM swapping scheme that in...
06:23 pm - Wed, September 15, 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 are launching officially on September 20th, 2021, but you can test them in the public beta right now if you’r...
06:20 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Tern GSD S10 LX electric cargo bike review: no more excuses
A powerful, impressive cargo bike in its own right, but it’s really all about the accessories Continue reading… ...
05:59 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge The iPhone 13 is a pitch-perfect iPhone 12S
The iPhone 13, featuring a very similar design to the iPhone 12. | Image: Apple Apple had a lot of new features to announce with its iPhone 13 lineup this week. The iPh...
05:29 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Heres where you can buy a Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch OLED model boasts a vibrant, 7-inch display and slate of minor upgrades. | Image: Nintendo The Nintendo Switch was, like most consoles during the pa...
05:16 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge DoorDash sues New York City over law that requires it to share customer data with restaurants
DoorDash is suing New York City (again) | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Food delivery company DoorDash has filed yet another lawsuit against New York City, ca...
05:12 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Congress will investigate claims that Instagram harms teens
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Two top lawmakers on the Senate Commerce Committee’s panel over consumer protection said they were launching a probe into Face...
04:58 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Workhorse abruptly drops lawsuit against Postal Service over new mail truck
Image: USPS EV startup Workhorse has abandoned its lawsuit protesting the United States Postal Service’s decision to let Oshkosh Defense build the next-generation mai...
04:28 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Best gaming laptop in 2021: seven laptops to get your game on
The best gaming laptop is the Asus ROG Zephyrus G15. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales/ The Verge The best gaming laptop at every size and price Continue rea...
04:25 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge How to watch the Inspiration4 launch, SpaceXs first fully private mission to space
Inspiration4 / John Kraus SpaceX is set to launch the first fully private crew of passengers to space on Wednesday. The Inspiration4 crew, three ordinary people and a b...
04:20 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Heres the tech behind the Carolina Panthers giant AR cat
Image: Carolina Panthers This past weekend marked the first Sunday of the 2021 NFL season, and while it was full of exciting highlights, one may have towered over them ...
04:14 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Political parties told Facebook its News Feed pushed them into more extreme positions
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Facebook reportedly fielded complaints from political parties saying a major News Feed change pushed them toward negative, p...
02:57 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge How to back up your iPhone with or without iCloud
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Yes, of course you want to back up your iPhone — as we all know, despite phone cases and Gorilla glass and careful engineering, disa...
02:46 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge How to move all your data to your new iPhone
Image: Apple If you’ve just upgraded — or are planning to upgrade — to Apple’s new iPhone 13, congratulations! You’re going to want to try out your snazzy new...
02:30 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Goodbye and good riddance to Apples 64GB iPhones
Image: Apple Apple’s new iPhone 13 and 13 Mini mark the official end of the 64GB iPhone era: the company has effectively doubled the storage capacities for its 2021 m...
02:12 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Sony is releasing its Pulse 3D Audio headset in midnight black
Sony The Pulse 3D Audio wireless headset that Sony made to take advantage of the PS5’s 3D Audio tech is getting a new color option. It’ll be available in midnight b...
02:00 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Good 4 who? How music copyright has gone too far
Here’s why Olivia Rodrigo keeps handing out songwriting credits Continue reading… ...
01:45 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge App Annie will pay $10 million to settle a fraud investigation with the SEC
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge App Annie, a company that collects and sells information about the performance of mobile apps, has agreed to pay $10 million to ...
01:15 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge The HP Chromebook 14 is just over $230 at Amazon right now
The 32GB HP Chromebook 14 is no powerhouse, but it can nail the basics without breaking the bank. | Image: HP The perfect laptop for the college-bound, this versatile 1...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Microsoft accounts can now go fully passwordless
You no longer need a password for a Microsoft account | Image: Microsoft Microsoft now lets you remove passwords from Microsoft accounts to embrace a passwordless futur...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Xiaomi returns to Android tablets with the 11-inch Pad 5
Xiaomi has announced its first tablet in a few years, the Xiaomi Pad 5. (The last one was 2018’s 8-inch Mi Pad 4; Xiaomi recently phased out its Mi product branding.) It’s ...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge YouTube TV is expanding its Spanish-language programming
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube TV is expanding its live TV channels to include more Spanish-language content and add-on options. The company announced ...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Xiaomi announces 11T Pro with 120W fast charging
Xiaomi has launched its 11T series, the headline of which is the 11T Pro and its previously announced 120W HyperCharge fast charging system. The phone has a 5,000mAh battery, a...
12:51 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge T-Mobile is rolling out a new 5G UC icon for iPhones to tell when you have real 5G
5G branding is going to get even more confusing, soon: T-Mobile has announced that it’ll be rolling out a new “5G UC” icon on the upcoming iPhone 13 lineup to let custome...
12:30 pm - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Dont count on resurrected woolly mammoths to combatclimate change
Co-founders of Colossal, Ben Lamm (L), CEO and George Church (R) | Image: Business Wire A flashy new biotech startup launched yesterday called Colossal is on a mission ...
11:26 am - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Apple says it every year, but the iPhone 13 cameras do seem much improved
Cameras continue to be one of the biggest differentiators in smartphones, and Apple’s iPhone lineup is no different. Apple says the iPhone 13 and 13 Mini have the company’s...
11:16 am - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge LG now makes a 2,000 pound TV that costs $1.7 million
Less “big TV” more “projector replacement.” | Image: LG LG has announced a new lineup of Direct View LED (DVLED) home cinema displays, which range in size from ...
11:00 am - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Ford, Argo, and Walmart are bringing robo-delivery to three US cities
(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Argo AI) Ford and Walmart are teaming to launch a robo-delivery service in three US cities, using autonomous test vehicles equipped with senso...
10:01 am - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Instagram internal research: We make body image issues worse for one in three teen girls
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge How bad is Instagram for the mental health of its younger users? It’s a hugely important question, especially with Facebook pl...
09:54 am - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Amazon Prime now includes free Deliveroo deliveries in the UK
Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images Amazon is now offering a year of Deliveroo Plus with its Prime subscription in the UK. Amazon Prime customers will be able to access ...
09:21 am - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Theres a new bubbles emoji thatll go just great with the peach
My editor put together this image disturbingly soon after I pitched this article. | Image: Thomas Ricker If I were an emoji sommelier, there’s one pairing I’d defin...
01:09 am - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Nintendo finally adds Bluetooth audio to the Switch in new software update
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Nintendo has surprise-announced that Bluetooth audio support has come to the Switch through a software update. The ability to use Blu...
12:21 am - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge Where are Apples new Macs? Heres what were still expecting Apple to announce this year
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s “California Streaming” event was packed with announcements, from the iPhone 13 and forthcoming Apple Watch Series 7 to a...
12:00 am - Wed, September 15, 2021
The Verge The Holmes trial gets into the Excel nitty-gritty
Getty But will the technical jargon overwhelm the jurors? Continue reading… ...
11:51 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Should you wait for the Apple Watch Series 7?
The Apple Watch Series 7 has a larger display, and looks like an Apple Watch. | Image: Apple One of the big rumors heating up before Apple’s “California Streaming...
11:36 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge xCloud and Xbox Remote Play are officially available on Windows
Image: Microsoft Microsoft has announced that its xCloud service, officially known as Xbox Cloud Gaming, and Xbox Remote Play are now available to everyone with the Xbo...
10:13 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge How the iPhone 13, Mini, Pro and Max compare to Android rivals and vs. iPhone 12
Image: Apple Apple has announced its new iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, which feature better cameras, 120Hz screens, new processors (wh...
09:49 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Apples updated leather MagSafe wallet supports Find My location tracking
Apple introduced an updated version of its MagSafe leather wallet today with new colors and support for an additional feature: tracking in the Find My app. Apple’s location t...
09:45 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge The Apple Watchs new sizes make shopping for bands more confusing
Apple The Apple Watch Series 7 was one of the many announcements made during Apple’s “California Streaming” event, sharing the stage alongside the iPhone 13 and 1...
09:31 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Apple drops the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone XR from its lineup
iPhone XR | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge As a slew of new iPhones come in, several models go out. This year, Apple pulled the plug on a couple of familia...
09:26 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Razer made gamer thimbles
The most 2021 gaming apparel yet | Razer What makes a gamer? I’ll tell you. It’s having the right attitude, the skills to dominate, and of course, the right tech. Y...
09:02 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Apples big event today stressed its major focus on streaming
Image: Apple Apple’s big product event today was all about iPhones, iPads, and the latest generation of its smartwatch — but make no mistake, it also underscored Ap...
08:46 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Activision Blizzard sued again, this time for labor violations
The Campaign to Organize Digital Employees, known as CODE-CWA, has filed suit against Activision Blizzard for unfair labor practices. As first reported by Protocol, this new s...
07:13 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge How to preorder the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro
All of the colors of the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini. | Apple Apple announced a fleet of new products at its “California Streaming” event. Chief among them — you...
06:51 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge How to preorder Apples new iPad and iPad Mini
Image: Apple As expected, Apple’s “California Streaming” was loaded with a flurry of announcements, from the iPhone 13 to the Apple Watch Series 7. Apple also use...
06:44 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge The 8 biggest announcements from Apples iPhone 13 event
The iPhone 13 lineup. | Image: Apple Apple just finished its “California Streaming” event, and it announced a whole lot of new products, including the iPhone 13 lin...
06:35 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Apple is releasing watchOS 8 on September 20th
Apple is releasing the next version of its smartwatch operating system, watchOS 8, on September 20th. The company first introduced the new free update at WWDC 2021 and has been...
06:25 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Apple is releasing iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 on September 20th
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg Apple says it’s releasing iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 on September 20th. The company announced the new free operating system updates at WWDC 2021 e...
06:17 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Apples iPhone 13 Pro is the first iPhone with 1TB of storage
Apple announced its new iPhone 13 Pro handset today during the company’s California Streaming event. It’s the first iPhone to ship with 1TB of storage as an option, allowin...
06:13 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge The iPhone 13s new camera tricks include cinematic video and macro photography
With a design that’s largely similar to last year’s phones, Apple is leaning on big upgrades inside the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro lineups to get people excited. Some of t...
06:07 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Apple Fitness Plus is getting Group Workouts and Pilates
Image: Apple Apple has announced a Group Workouts feature for Apple Fitness Plus, Fitness Plus will also be coming to fifteen new countries, including Brazil, France, M...
06:03 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max announced with high refresh rate 120Hz displays
Apple has officially announced the high-end part of the iPhone 13 lineup: the iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max. It’s got a faster A15 Bionic chip, three all-new cameras, and an i...
05:46 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge iPhone 13 announced with redesigned camera array and smaller notch
Apple’s iPhone 13 has officially arrived — the baseline, most mainstream model that will set the bar for Apple’s 2021 phone lineup. As with last year, the entry-level iP...
05:46 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge iPhone 13 and 13 Mini announced with redesigned camera array and smaller notch
Image: Apple Apple’s iPhone 13 has officially arrived — the baseline, most mainstream model that will set the bar for Apple’s 2021 phone lineup. As with last yea...
05:26 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge The Apple Watch Series 7 has a brand-new look
Apple The Apple Watch Series 7 looks a little different than its predecessors. The display now goes virtually to the edge of the case. That means while the watch isn’...
05:14 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge All-new iPad Mini announced with 5G, USB-C, and larger 8.3-inch display
Apple has announced its all-new iPad Mini. It features a new enclosure with narrower bezels and rounded corners. The big news is that it’s larger than the iPad Mini 5 with an...
05:09 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Apple announces new entry-level iPad with A13 Bionic chip
Apple has just announced the latest version of its most popular tablet: the standard iPad. This new model is the ninth generation of the iPad that first debuted in 2010, and it...
04:55 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Valves Steam Deck is now real enough to send to developers
Image: Valve Valve’s foray into video game handhelds, the Steam Deck, has started shipping out to developers. The company opened up requests for early versions of the...
04:43 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Tonal will offer Peloton-like live classes starting in October
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Tonal, which offers an at-home connected strength training machine, is adding to its library of on-demand exercise programs ...
04:30 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Apple iPhone 13 and Apple Watch live blog: California Streaming
On such a winter’s day Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Razers Wolverine V2 Chroma is an elegant, customizable wired controller
Razer A year after the launch of Razer’s $100 Wolverine V2 Xbox controller, today the company has announced a $150 version with more features called the Wolverine V2 ...
02:41 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge The investigation into Tesla Autopilots emergency vehicle problem is getting bigger
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requesting advanced driver assist data from 12 automakers as it seeks to expand its investigation into Tesla’s Autopilot...
01:22 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Sonys bigPS5update with M.2 SSD support launches September 15th
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony’s first PS5 beta included access to the long-awaited M.2 SSD slot, and now the company is ready to release the update to everyo...
01:04 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Everyone will be able to clone their voice in the future
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge AI speech synthesis is quick, easy, and uncannily good Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Sonos announces second-gen Beam soundbar with Dolby Atmos
Image: Sonos When Sonos announced price increases for the majority of its product lineup last week, some people noticed that the entry-level Beam soundbar was absent fr...
12:43 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Sonys WF-1000XM3 are back down to their best-ever price
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Best Buy and Amazon are hosting a deal on Sony’s WF-1000XM3 wireless earbuds that offer stellar sound quality and active noise cancel...
12:05 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge I hate the new Windows 11 taskbar
Microsoft promotes itself as the productivity company, but the new Windows 11 taskbar removes key functionality and makes me less productive as a result. Missing features inclu...
12:00 pm - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge The iPhone 13 may finally get features Android has had for years
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge It’s new iPhone day. And as with any new smartphone announcement these days, we have a fairly decent idea of what to expect. Leaks a...
11:00 am - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge How to watch Apples California Streaming event
Image: Apple It’s September, which means iPhone season is just nearly here. The rumor mill has been spinning about the highly anticipated iPhone 13, as well as the Ap...
10:00 am - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Canons $5,999 EOS R3 focuses by tracking your eye
Canon confirmed plans for its highest-end mirrorless camera yet back in April, but that was just a notice of development — now the company is ready to announce its specs in f...
09:49 am - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Amazon Ones palm-scanning tech makes first move into entertainment venues
Amazon’s palm-scanning technology, Amazon One, has always been about more than just fast payments. Really, it’s about Amazon controlling and verifying identities, with the ...
09:44 am - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Samsungs latest monitor has a pop-up webcam with Windows Hello support
Windows Hello support lets you log in to Windows with just your face. | Image: Samsung Samsung’s Webcam Monitor S4 comes with all the work-from-home accessories you c...
09:12 am - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Twitter is once more accepting requests for verification
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Kick the football, Charlie Brown! You’ll definitely get it this time! And while you’re at it, why not apply to be verified o...
08:36 am - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Google found guilty of restricting Android forks in South Korea, fined $177 million
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has been fined 207.4 billion won (around $177 million) in South Korea for abusing its dominant market position to stop de...
07:01 am - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Logitechs G435 is a lightweight, feature-packed wireless gaming headset
A PC/PlayStation headset that uses beamforming mics instead of a boom mic. | Logitech Many of Logitech’s previous wireless gaming headsets cost more than $100, but it...
05:53 am - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Xiaomi shows off concept smart glasses with MicroLED display
Xiaomi has announced a pair of smart glasses called Xiaomi Smart Glasses. A company spokesperson tells The Verge that there’s no plan to actually put them on sale, but Xiaomi...
01:07 am - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Twitter wont act on Nicki Minaj tweet irresponsibly linking COVID-19 vaccine to impotency
Photo by Pierre Suu/GC Images Twitter has committed to labeling tweets containing misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines, but the company says a recent Nicki Mi...
01:00 am - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge Samsung is rolling out an Android 12 beta to Galaxy S21 owners
One UI 4 on the Galaxy S21 | Samsung Samsung has announced that it’s rolling out a public beta of Android 12 for Galaxy S21 devices, just a few weeks ahead of when we...
12:32 am - Tue, September 14, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart on a rocky year for the app
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A candid Q&A on encryption, privacy, and ProPublica Continue reading… ...
10:08 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge LittleBigPlanet online security issues blamed for permanent server shutdown on PS3 and Vita
Sony has permanently shut down the servers for the original three LittleBigPlanet games on Playstation 3 and the handheld LittleBigPlanet on the Playstation Vita, according to ...
10:05 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Stop and update your iPhone to iOS 14.8 right now
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has released a suite of new updates for iOS, macOS, and watchOS to fix a bug that security researchers at Citizen Lab say ...
10:00 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Sennheisers latest true wireless earbuds offer noise cancellation for less
The earbuds will be available later this month in either black or white. | Image: Sennheiser Sennheiser’s CX Plus true wireless earbuds aren’t its first pair to off...
09:45 pm - Mon, September 13, 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...
09:17 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge SpaceX is about to send its first crew of private citizens to space
SpaceX Four people are set to launch to space Wednesday night aboard a SpaceX capsule, and none of them are professional astronauts. Jared Isaacman, a billionaire entre...
08:51 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Litecoin price jumped 20 percent after hoax linked the cryptocurrency to Walmart
Litecoin spiked Monday after a false press release claimed Walmart would accept the cryptocurrency | Photo Illustration by Avishek Das/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images ...
08:24 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Nvidia leak may reveal unannounced games, including God of War for PC
If you made an Nvidia GeForce Now server spit out a confidential list of thousands of games, some never-before-seen, would you think they were legit? Fake? Somewhere in between...
07:04 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Amazon gives the Kindles interface a refresh
Image: Amazon Amazon has announced that most recent Kindles will be getting a new simpler UI through a software update (via Ars Technica). The update mainly focuses on ...
07:00 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge HP ZBook Studio G8 review: works hard, plays harder
Well-designed, but far too expensive for most people Continue reading… ...
05:55 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge A doctors quest for more organ emoji
The anatomical heart and lungs emoji, as seen on iOS. | Image: Apple/Emojipedia The medical world needs more emoji, according to Shuhan He, an emergency medicine physic...
05:44 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Android 12 may be released on October 4th
Android 12 may be released on October 4th, according to an internal document shared by XDA Developers. The next version of Google’s mobile operating system features the new M...
04:58 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Joe Biden to nominate facial recognition critic to FTC
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge President Joe Biden is expected to nominate privacy hawk Alvaro Bedoya to the Federal Trade Commission, as first reported by Axi...
04:39 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Apple hasnt decided whether to appeal the Epic v. Apple ruling
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is still weighing whether to appeal last week’s Epic v. Apple antitrust ruling, the company said today. In a call with r...
04:00 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge What comes next for the App Store?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On September 10th, a verdict finally arrived in Epic v. Apple, and it has left the App Store model in a precarious state. Epic w...
03:57 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Secret Facebook program reportedly let celebrities avoid moderation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook maintains a secret program to exempt athletes, politicians, and other high-profile users from its typical moderation pr...
03:57 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Facebook program reportedly let celebrities avoid moderation
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook maintains an expansive program that exempts athletes, politicians, and other high-profile users from its typical modera...
03:30 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Zoom is adding live translation services and coming to Facebook VR
Zoom plans to expand its support for automatic live transcriptions with the addition of live translation, and turn its whiteboard feature into a more of a fully-featured app, a...
02:46 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Litecoin price jumps 20 percent after hoax links the cryptocurrency and Walmart
Litecoin spiked Monday after a false press release claimed Walmart would accept the cryptocurrency | Photo Illustration by Avishek Das/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images ...
02:42 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Instagram is testing new Favorites to bring order to your chaotic feed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge You’re on Instagram looking for your best friend’s daily dog update, but you have to scroll endlessly through a sea of posts...
02:20 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge On the cover ofNew YorkMagazine: the revolt of New York Citys delivery workers
In partnership with The Verge, New York’s cover story looks at how workers are fending for themselves Continue reading… ...
02:04 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Brydges excellent iPad Pro keyboards are $50 off at Best Buy
You can do more with your iPad Pro by connecting it to a wireless keyboard, especially one that features a trackpad to help you navigate more like a traditional laptop. Brydge...
01:42 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Hawkeyes first trailer introduces the other Hawkeye and some Christmas hijinks
The first trailer for Disney Plus’ Hawkeye has arrived, giving a first look at the surprisingly whimsical Christmastime adventures of Clint Barton (Jeremy Renner) — and his...
01:35 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge What to expect from Microsofts Surface event
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is holding a Surface event on September 22nd, where “the company will talk about devices and Windows 11.” With Windows 11 ...
01:15 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge BuddyPhones Cosmos Plus are full-featured travel headphones for kids
Bluetooth, noise cancellation, volume limiting — these kids’ headphones have it all Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Toem is a charming photography game in black and white
A screenshot from Toem. | Image: Something We Made Toem is a delightful game about photography. Its emphasis on exploration and low stakes felt vastly different from an...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge How to sell or trade in your old iPhone
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge If you’re an iPhone owner, it’s very possible you’re considering trading up to the latest model, which (when this article was l...
01:00 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge What to expect from Apples iPhone 13 event
Image: Apple Apple’s first fall event is coming up on Tuesday, September 14th, at 1PM ET / 10AM PT, right around the time when the company typically introduces its la...
12:01 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Deathloop is an intricate mystery that also happens to be an amazing action game
Hard to explain, easy to get lost in Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Mozilla has defeated Microsofts default browser protections in Windows
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Mozilla has quietly made it easier to switch to Firefox on Windows recently. While Microsoft offers a method to switch default b...
11:55 am - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Revolt of the delivery workers
September 1, 6:30 P.M. Anthony Chavez makes dinner deliveries during Hurricane Ida. Exploited by apps. Attacked by thieves. Unprotected by police. The city’s 65,0...
09:34 am - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Nintendo lowers Switch price across Europe ahead of OLED model
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Nintendo is lowering the price of its base Switch model across Europe ahead of the OLED version’s launch next month. The Nintendo S...
09:24 am - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp reportedly developing transcriptions to tame chaotic voice notes
A “Transcript” section lets you skip to different parts of the message. | Image: WABetaInfo WhatsApp is reportedly developing a feature that’ll offer transcriptio...
09:05 am - Mon, September 13, 2021
The Verge Fortnite season 8 is all about the cubes
The alien invasion is over, and now Fortnite’s island is... full of cubes. Season 8 of the battle royale’s second chapter just launched and it’s called, simply, “Cubed....
09:55 pm - Sun, September 12, 2021
The Verge New Trailers: The Matrix: Resurrections, The Guilty, Rons Gone Wrong, Star Trek: Picard and more
Neo is back in The Matrix: Resurrections | Warner Bros. The clues were there all along if you were paying attention, but I still gasped at the very big reveal in the la...
08:46 pm - Sun, September 12, 2021
The Verge YouTube is also forcing the popular Rythm Discord music bot offline
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just weeks after forcing the Groovy Discord music bot offline, Google-owned YouTube is now turning its attention to Rythm, the m...
08:44 pm - Sun, September 12, 2021
The Verge Fortnites explosive alien event saw the return of Kevin the cube
The latest live Fortnite event saw the return of a familiar friend, with an explosion-filled spectacle involving aliens, cubes, and lots of strange bits of lore. And now that i...
06:48 pm - Sun, September 12, 2021
The Verge Epic has appealed Fridays ruling in the Epic v. Apple case
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Epic Games has filed an appeal to a Friday’s ruling in its lawsuit against Apple, calling on a higher court to reexamine the c...
05:29 pm - Sun, September 12, 2021
The Verge The first iPhone with 1TB of storage is reportedly coming Tuesday
Last year’s iPhone 12 | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Days before Apple’s California Streaming event on September 14th, a new investor report from analyst Ming-...
05:12 pm - Sun, September 12, 2021
The Verge A short history of every time Apple CEO Tim Cook praised augmented reality
Cook has been singing the praises of AR for five years Continue reading… ...
03:03 pm - Sun, September 12, 2021
The Verge A comprehensive breakdown of the Epic v. Apple ruling
Image courtesy of Vicki Behringer Whoever lost, we win Continue reading… ...
01:59 pm - Sun, September 12, 2021
The Verge Honda and Toyota criticize Democrats proposed tax credit for union-made electric vehicles
An electric vehicle plugged into a charging station. A new proposal would boost the tax credit for US union-made EVs. Honda and Toyota are criticizing a new proposal by...
01:01 pm - Sun, September 12, 2021
The Verge Salesforce will help employees concerned about access to reproductive healthcare to exit Texas
Salesforce will help workers move if they’re worried about abortion access | Photo by Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images Salesforce has told employees that the company will ...
09:20 pm - Sat, September 11, 2021
The Verge Google One adds a 5TB storage plan for $24.99 per month
Google One now has a 5TB storage plan | Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge After it ended free unlimited storage for Google Photos in June, many Google users had figur...
08:46 pm - Sat, September 11, 2021
The Verge Google reportedly gave some users data to Hong Kong authorities in 2020
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google provided some user data to the government of Hong Kong last year, despite promising it would not process such data requests...
04:50 pm - Sat, September 11, 2021
The Verge TCL wont release a foldable smartphone this year
TCL won’t release a foldable phone in 2021 | Photo by Li Zhihao/VCG via Getty Images Electronics company TCL is pausing its plans release a lower-cost foldable phone ...
04:00 pm - Sat, September 11, 2021
The Verge You can now buy a $475 NFT ticket to see Beeples $69 million NFT at an IRL party
The NFT tickets, seen above, change after they’re scanned. | Image: Dreamverse We can all agree NFTs are kind of weird, so here’s another twist to puzzle over: in N...
03:39 pm - Sat, September 11, 2021
The Verge Facebook reportedly provided inaccurate data to misinformation researchers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook apologized to misinformation researchers for providing them with flawed, incomplete data for their work examining how u...
03:00 pm - Sat, September 11, 2021
The Verge CBSs The Activist seems to think doomscrolling equals activism
Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images The entertainment industry spends millions researching what we watch and why every year. As climate destruction and a global pand...
02:00 pm - Sat, September 11, 2021
The Verge Disney says the rest of its 2021 slate of movies will have exclusive theatrical releases
Disney will release the rest of its 2021 movies in theaters first | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The remaining movies on Disney’s 2021 slate will all be re...
02:00 pm - Sat, September 11, 2021
The Verge How to sell or trade in your old Android phone
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge There are a plethora of new and exciting smartphones that have just come onto the market (or are about to), and it wouldn’t be at all ...
01:00 pm - Sat, September 11, 2021
The Verge Today is the last day to save up to $100 on Sonos speakers
The Sonos Roam, like most other Sonos speakers, is about to see a price hike. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge If you want to save up to $100 on Sonos products, now i...
12:58 pm - Sat, September 11, 2021
The Verge Motorcycle vibrations can degrade iPhone camera performance, Apple says
Apple says its iPhone cameras may be damaged by motorcycle vibrations | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge A new post on Apple’s Support forum says exposing ...
11:40 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Apple and Epic both lost today
Image by Epic Games Apple stands to lose billions; Epic failed to #FreeFortnite Continue reading… ...
11:13 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Go read this report about the horrifying leaks coming from school ransomware attacks
Illustrator by Alex Castro / The Verge Ransomware has been a hot-button topic in 2021 due to its impact on critical infrastructure, hospitals, and computer manufacturer...
09:47 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Google faces whistleblower complaint that it underpaid temp workers by as much as $100 million
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In 2019 a New York Times report called Google’s then-121,000-strong assortment of temporary employees “a shadow work force t...
09:09 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Judge says Apple may be stretching the truth on Mac malware concerns
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge During the Apple v. Epic trial, Apple software leader Craig Federighi argued that tight control over the App Store was necessary...
08:51 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Instagram is testing new Favorites to bring order to your chaotic feed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge You’re on Instagram looking for your best friend’s daily dog update, but you have to scroll endlessly through a sea of posts...
08:46 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Stephen Kings new short story is a Humble Bundle exclusive
Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images for Warner Bros. Author Stephen King and Humble Bundle are teaming up to release an exclusive short story called “Red Screen.” All...
08:45 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Analogue Pocket preorders wont arrive until December 2021
The Analogue Pocket has experienced a few delays already due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s suffering another, the company shared on its site. Preorders for the retro han...
08:21 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge You can now jump in the queue to buy a PS5 (update: sold out)
Sony themselves is often one of the most reliable sources to get a PS5, with a little luck. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Update September 10th, 5:01PM ET: ...
08:05 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge This tiny plastic Shockbox makes Magic: The Gathering games even more painful
Sheepwave Magic: The Gathering is a painful game. It hurts to see your meticulously crafted deck obliterated by a killer combo by turn four or to have your game-winning...
08:04 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge The Epic v. Apple ruling could put a serious dent in Apples $19 billion App Store business
The App Store may never be the same. Today’s ruling from Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers in the Epic v. Apple trial mandates that Apple must allow all developers the option to p...
07:23 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge The Apple App Store: a brief history of major policy changes
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The pace of change is quickening even as Apple tries to stop it Continue reading… ...
07:15 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Apples California Streaming event: rumors, news, and announcements
Image: Apple The event kicks off at 1PM ET / 10AM PT on September 14th Continue reading… ...
07:14 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge The future of the App Store depends on the difference between a button and an external link
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today the judge in Epic v. Apple issued a lengthy ruling holding that Epic failed to prove that Apple has a monopoly in mobile g...
07:03 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Epic will appeal the Epic v. Apple decision
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’re wondering whether Epic Games is satisfied with Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers’ decision to give iPhone and iPad deve...
06:27 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Will Fortnite return to iOS? Probably not any time soon
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales The ruling is in on the Epic v. Apple trial. Epic won a major concession when it comes to allowing alternative in-app purchase options, ...
05:53 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Sonos raises prices for majority of products amid supply chain crunch
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Sonos has announced that many of its speakers will be getting a price increase, ranging from $10 more for its portable Roam, to $100 mo...
05:02 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Epic v. Apple judge rules Fortnites Peely can appear naked in court
Peely the banana. | Image: Epic One of the more bizarre moments of this year’s Epic v. Apple trial was when proceedings got derailed by an exchange about whether Peel...
05:00 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Google search is finally officially getting dark mode on desktop
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is finally adding an official dark mode to search on desktops, letting those who prefer to avoid bright webpages complete...
05:00 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Twitch sues two alleged hate raiders
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge After months of combating a tidal wave of harassment campaigns targeting marginalized streamers, Twitch has filed a suit agains...
04:51 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Ikea and Sonos second-generation Symfonisk lamp leaks with swappable lampshades
Ikea’s second-generation Symfonisk table lamp speaker has leaked thanks to a support document posted to Ikea’s Portuguese website (spotted by a Reddit user who claims to ha...
04:15 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: How smart are Facebooks glasses?
Photo by Amanda Lopez for The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the week i...
03:48 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Vimeo adds support for Apples iPhone 12 Dolby Vision HDR videos
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The iPhone 12 and 12 Pro launched last year with the ability to shoot video in Dolby Vision HDR — but for the most part, there hasn...
03:24 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Apple must allow other forms of in-app purchases, rules judge in Epic v. Apple
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Judge Yvonne Gonzalez-Rogers issued a permanent injunction in the Epic v. Apple case on Friday morning, handing a major setback ...
03:05 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp is adding encrypted backups
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WhatsApp will let its more than 2 billion users fully encrypt the backups of their messages, the Facebook-owned app announced Fr...
03:00 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Amazons new MMO could come to its Luna cloud gaming service
A screenshot from Amazon Games’ New World. | Image: Amazon Games New World, Amazon Games’ upcoming MMO, is just a few weeks away from its September 28th PC launch. ...
02:40 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Tesla Model S Plaid sets production EV record at Germanys Nrburgring race course
Screenshot: Touristen Niko Tesla set a new lap record for a production electric vehicle at Germany’s famed Nürburgring race course. A brand-new Model S Plaid complet...
02:25 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge DoorDash, Grubhub, and Uber Eats sue New York City over restaurant fee caps
The three food delivery services are suing NYC for capping the amount they can collect in fees from restaurants. | Getty Images Delivery service platforms DoorDash, Gru...
02:00 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Defaced on finding his way and building an icon through NFTs
Taking inspiration from Jim Henson and Shigeru Miyamoto Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge How to use iOS 15s Focus modes to quickly customize your iPhones homescreen
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Customizing your iPhone’s homescreen took off last year when iOS 14 introduced widgets and the ability to hide default app icons in fa...
01:44 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Joe Bidens vaccine mandate is the right thing to do
Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images On Thursday night, President Joe Biden announced a new federal vaccine mandate, putting new pressure on Americans wh...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Samsung releases eco-friendly watchbands made from apple peel
Prices for the watchbands start at $39.99. | Image: Samsung Samsung has announced six limited edition watch bands for the Galaxy Watch 4 made of recyclable and eco-frie...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Animal Crossing: New Horizons museum exhibit finds the personal amid the pandemic
The National Videogame Museum explores the game’s impact by listening to players Continue reading… ...
12:51 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Amazons Fire TV Stick 4K is now available for the lowest price yet in 2021
Amazon’s Fire TV Stick 4K is no longer the latest model, but its value is hard to beat. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K has long been c...
12:30 pm - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Google sets new water goals as droughts worsen
A picture taken on December 6, 2016 shows Google Groningen logo for the office during the opening of the new Google data center in Eemshaven, near Groningen, Netherlands. | Pho...
11:54 am - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Google and Jios smartphone collaboration has been delayed
Image: Jio Platforms The JioPhone Next, a smartphone being jointly developed by Google and Indian tech giant Jio Platforms, has missed its planned September 10th launch...
11:30 am - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Xiaomi promises its 120W fast charger wont kill its new phones battery
Photo by Budrul Chukrut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images If you’ve been following the Chinese phone scene for the past few years, you’ll have noticed the in...
10:54 am - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Steams downloads page just got a lot more informative
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Valve has just released a big update for Steam that offers a number of small but significant tweaks to the digital games store. ...
09:40 am - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Googles Material You design is coming to Gmail, Calendar, and Docs on Android
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is starting to roll out its new Material You design system to Gmail, Calendar, Docs, and more on Android. The new look wi...
07:56 am - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly overcomes Watch Series 7 manufacturing issues
Last year’s Apple Watch Series 6. | Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Apple has reportedly overcome the production issues it’s been having with its unreleased smartw...
04:45 am - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Apple Music is adding more DJ mixes with new features powered by Shazam
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last year Apple showed how it could embed Shazam’s music identification features even more deeply within iOS 14, and now it’...
04:24 am - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Apple wont let Epic bring Fortnite back to South Koreas App Store
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales Apple says it won’t let Epic Games back in the App Store until they agree to “play by the same rules as everyone else.” Earlier to...
03:00 am - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Vivo finally adopts wireless charging with new X70 Pro Plus flagship
Vivo has announced the X70 series, its latest line of flagship phones. It sees the company further extend its camera partnership with renowned lens company Zeiss while refining...
02:33 am - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Apple fires senior engineering program manager Ashley Gjvik for allegedly leaking information
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has fired senior engineering program manager Ashley Gjøvik for allegedly violating the company’s rules against leaking ...
12:58 am - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Vape receipts help DOJ nab man who allegedly botnetted thousands of passwords
28-year-old Ukrainian national Glib Oleksandr Ivanov-Tolpintsev has been indicted by the Department of Justice for allegedly using a botnet to brute force people’s passwords,...
12:49 am - Fri, September 10, 2021
The Verge Google Stadias director of games has left for Google Cloud
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service appears to have lost another top video game industry veteran — kind of. Jack Buser,...
11:39 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Epic tests Apple with new request: let us relaunch Fortnite in Korea
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Epic Games has asked Apple to reinstate its Fortnite developer account so it can release the game in South Korea, following the ...
11:00 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Twitter is beginning to test labels for bot accounts
An example of what an automated account label looks like on Twitter. | Image: Twitter Twitter is beginning to roll out labels for automated accounts (or bot accounts), ...
10:06 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Refusing to wear a mask on an airplane could now cost you up to $3,000 in fines
Photo by Gado/Getty Images Refusing to wear a mask on an airplane is about to get really expensive. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced that it w...
09:37 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge FDA has rejected nearly one million flavored e-cigarettes
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After a year-long review of millions of e-cigarette-related products, the Food and Drug Administration says it has rejected 946,...
09:33 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge The biggest announcements and best trailers from Sonys PlayStation Showcase 2021
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony is the latest video game company to put on a big virtual event, and its PlayStation Showcase 2021 didn’t disappoint. It was a c...
09:16 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Texas passes law that bans kicking people off social media based on viewpoint
Photo by Montinique Monroe/Getty Images Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed a bill regulating how social media companies moderate content. The new law, passed as HB 2...
09:14 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Radiohead teams up with Epic Games for Kid A Mnesia: Exhibition
Radiohead is teaming up with Epic Games for Kid A Mnesia: Exhibition — an interactive experience coming to PlayStation 5, PC, and Mac in November as part of the band’s upco...
08:58 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection remasters two classics for PS5 and PC
Image: Sony At its PlayStation Showcase on Thursday, Sony announced Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection, a remaster of both Uncharted: A Thief’s End and Uncharted...
08:56 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge God of War: Ragnarok finally has a trailer
Sony We’ve finally got a first glimpse at the newest entry in the “Kratos tries to Dad” series, and it looks pretty damn cool. God of War: Ragnarok, first teased ...
08:53 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Gran Turismo 7 will release in March 2022
Sony Gran Turismo 7 resurfaced during Sony’s PlayStation Showcase 2021 with a new trailer. Sony’s head of PS Studios Hermen Hulst shared that it’s coming March 4t...
08:52 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge The next Halo Infinite multiplayer preview will be available to everyone on September 24th
343 Industries is holding another Halo Infinite multiplayer preview later this month, and this time, it will be open to everyone. The next Halo Infinite multiplayer preview wil...
08:51 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Venom is coming in Spider-Man 2 for the PS5 in 2023
Spider-Man 2 is officially coming to the PlayStation 5 in 2023, bringing back both Peter Parker and Miles Morales from Insomniac Games’ previous PlayStation Spider-Man titles...
08:07 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Apple Watch exec takes over secretive car project
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just two days after Ford hired away Doug Field, the head of Apple’s secretive car project, the tech giant has tapped Apple Wat...
07:45 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge This NVMe SD card is literally too hot to handle
Image: AnandTech When we say a gadget has “blazing-fast speeds,” we don’t mean it literally. But when AnandTech benched one of the first NVMe-based SD card refere...
07:18 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Porsches new Mission R electric concept racecar is built to stream
Image: Porsche AG Porsche is taking inspiration from the world of esports and livestreaming for its next racecar concept. The all-electric Porsche Mission R, first intr...
07:14 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Mercedes-Benzs Maybach EV concept helps the rich feel even better about themselves
Image: Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz has shown off the electric Maybach EQS, an opulent concept car that the company says is a preview of what the future of high-end elec...
07:00 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Epic is shutting down Houseparty
Houseparty’s Fortnite mode. | Image: Epic Games Epic Games is going to shut down group video chat app Houseparty, the company announced Thursday. The Houseparty app w...
06:40 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Mad Max: Fury Roads iconic fleet of post-apocalyptic War Rigs are up for auction
Over a dozen vehicles from the 2015 cult classic Mad Max: Fury Road are being put up for a virtual auction. The vehicles will be available for bidding in a series of auctions h...
05:50 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Amazon, fighting SpaceXs Starlink plans, says Elon Musks companies dont care about rules
Photo by Mark Wilson / Getty Images Amazon slammed Elon Musk’s SpaceX as a serial rule-breaker on Wednesday amid an enduring fight over the two companies’ plans to ...
05:11 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge How the largest direct air capture plant will suck C02 out of the atmosphere
The ‘Orca’ direct air capture and storage facility, operated by Climeworks AG, in Hellisheidi, Iceland, on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021.  | Arnaldur Halldorsson/Bloomberg vi...
05:11 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge How the largest direct air capture plant will suck CO2 out of the atmosphere
The ‘Orca’ direct air capture and storage facility, operated by Climeworks AG, in Hellisheidi, Iceland, on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021.  | Arnaldur Halldorsson/Bloomberg vi...
05:04 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge YouTube halves the number of subscribers you need to unlock Community posting
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube is cutting the number of subscribers you need to be able to make Community posts in half, the company announced Thursday...
04:23 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Spotifys new Enhance feature will spruce up your playlists with recommended songs
Spotify is rolling out a new feature called “Enhance,” which will automatically spiff up your playlists with recommended songs that (theoretically) fit in with your music...
04:09 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge California advances bill targeting Amazon labor algorithms
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge California is close to enacting a first-of-its-kind law that would block Amazon and other companies from punishing warehouse wor...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Facebook debuts Ray-Ban Stories, smart glasses that record video
Hands-on with Facebook and Ray-Ban’s first pair of smart glasses Continue reading… ...
03:39 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Legos latest Mario collaboration is a big question mark block
Image: Lego Lego’s latest Mario-themed set is a giant homage to Super Mario 64, a giant question mark block that unfolds to reveal four levels from the Nintendo 64 ga...
03:30 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Microsofts first Windows 11 commercial features Master Chief blowing stuff up
Microsoft is debuting its first ad campaign for Windows 11 today. The 60-second TV commercial is set to “All Starts Now” by Odessa and features the new Microsoft Store, Mas...
03:16 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Segas cashing in on old consoles by adding them to Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania
Roll through mazes as an inanimate Sega console because why not? | Sega September 9th marks the anniversary of the US launch of Sega’s Dreamcast, its final console be...
03:00 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Microsoft gives up predicting when its US offices will fully reopen
Stephen Brashear/Getty Images Microsoft is shelving its plans to fully reopen its US offices next month. The software giant had planned to reopen its headquarters on Oc...
03:00 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Teams is getting more hybrid work improvements and Apple CarPlay support
Microsoft Teams with Apple CarPlay support. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft is continuing to improve the remote meeting experience in Microsoft Teams with better camera su...
02:40 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Y: The Last Mans showrunner on adapting the comic: Its not a blueprint for television
Photo by Rafy Winterfeld / FX Networks A decade ago, when Eliza Clark read Y: The Last Man for the first time, she kept thinking about how she would adapt it for televi...
02:30 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge How to watch the PlayStation Showcase 2021
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge While Microsoft has hosted plenty game showcases in 2021, Sony has been comparatively quiet about what’s coming to the PS5 in ...
02:03 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge A bunch of ape NFTs just sold for $24.4 million
Six of the 101 apes sold at auction. | Image: Bored Ape Yacht Club / Sotheby’s If you thought NFT mania was about to die off, think again: a bundle of 101 NFTs from B...
02:00 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Sonys latest Dolby Atmos soundbar has a much more sensible price
Image: Sony I recently reviewed Sony’s flagship 2021 Dolby Atmos soundbar, the HT-A7000, and found it to be a fantastic performer made even better by two passthrough ...
01:52 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Twitter is testing emoji reactions for tweets
Image: Twitter Twitter is testing emoji reactions for tweets that go beyond a simple “Like,” the company announced today. So, over the coming days, users in Turkey ...
01:30 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge The Keychron Q1 is an enthusiast-quality keyboard right out of the box
A solid build and easy customization make the Q1 easy to recommend Continue reading… ...
01:20 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge League of Legends world championships will take place in Iceland
Photo by David Lee/Riot Games/Riot Games Inc. via Getty Images The League of Legends World Championship, the concluding tournament that brings together the best teams f...
01:20 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Apples leather AirTag loop drops to its lowest price yet at Amazon
Apple’s leather AirTag loops are finally on sale. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s AirTag accessories are, ironically, often more expensive than the Ultr...
01:01 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge The Matrix: Resurrections trailer is finally here
The long-awaited trailer for the fourth Matrix installment is finally here alongside the film’s official title: The Matrix: Resurrections. The trailer for Resurrections was f...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Marvel Unlimited relaunches with exclusive phone-optimized comics and a fresh new look
Marvel Unlimited — the company’s all-you-can-read subscription comics service — is getting overhauled today with a new logo, an updated app, a more streamlined design, im...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Amazon starts making its own TVs with new Fire TV Omni and 4-Series
Image: Amazon Amazon is officially in the TV business. The company has announced its first lineup of Amazon-branded 4K Fire TVs, which will begin shipping in October. T...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Amazons new Fire TV Stick 4K Max adds Wi-Fi 6 and faster performance
Image: Amazon Amazon is today introducing a new flagship streaming stick that joins the Fire TV Stick 4K, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Stick Lite. Dubbed the “Fire TV S...
11:57 am - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Google Pixel 6 teaser gives first real-world look at the upcoming phone
Google has released a new teaser trailer for its upcoming Pixel 6 that includes several shots of the smartphone being used in the real world. The footage comes a little over a ...
11:08 am - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Rokus first original film is Zoeys Extraordinary Christmas
Image: Roku Roku’s first feature-length film is Zoey’s Extraordinary Christmas, a TV movie based off the NBC show Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, the company has a...
11:00 am - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge How Twitters communities could bring context back
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Moderators say smaller groups are helping them block trolls and build community Continue reading… ...
10:16 am - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge BMWs e-bike concepts are motorcycles outside the city, bicycles within
BMW’s two concept e-bikes envision geofencing to limit speeds inside cities. | Image: BMW BMW recently showed off not one, but two e-bike concepts. The announcements ...
10:00 am - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Blockchain, explained
Blocks? Chains? How does this whole thing work? Continue reading… ...
09:26 am - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Google Photos will now ship individual prints directly to your door
Image: Google Google Photos now lets you order prints of specific photographs and get them shipped to homes in the US for as little as $0.18 plus shipping, the company ...
08:56 am - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Microsoft will let you control an Xbox with a TV remote soon
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft is starting to test the ability for TV remotes to navigate around the Xbox dashboard. A new version of the Xbox dashboard fo...
05:49 am - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Facebook and Ray-Bans smart glasses leak before launch
Facebook and Ray-Ban are set to announce their smart glasses collaboration later today, September 9th, and right on cue Evan “Evleaks” Blass has posted a ton of alleged pho...
04:01 am - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge iRobots newest Roomba uses AI to avoid dog poop
The dog poop avoiding feature is only available on the new Roomba j7+. | Image: iRobot Using a robot vacuum has always been a bit hazardous for pet owners. Leaving a r...
12:57 am - Thu, September 9, 2021
The Verge Android 12s last beta brings a few makeovers and new widgets
Today, Google released the final Android 12 beta before the OS properly launches, and with it a few of the visual changes and features we saw back when Android 12 was announced...
11:40 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Fraud, or just a failure? Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmess trial opening arguments
Elizabeth Holmes, outside the courtroom | Getty Who is Elizabeth Holmes, really? Continue reading… ...
11:15 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Nerf Hyper review: where the rubber meets the foam
The Nerf Hyper Rush-40. Are these new blasters really the future of Nerf? Continue reading… ...
10:44 pm - Wed, September 8, 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...
09:59 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Google settles with worker allegedly fired for his workplace activism
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google reached a settlement with a fired employee who the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) claims was let go from the compa...
09:55 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Robinhood opens up a slow and steady approach to crypto investing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Robinhood is rolling out a new feature that lets you automatically invest in cryptocurrencies on a daily, weekly, or monthly sch...
09:52 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Addison Rae signs Netflix film deal after going from TikTok to Hes All That
Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Netflix Netflix is doubling down on TikTok star Addison Rae with a new multi-picture film deal that could see the social media...
09:24 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge The LAPD built collecting social media info into its interview process for civilians
Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images The Los Angeles Police Department asked officers to gather social media information as a standard part of their intervie...
09:08 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Jeff Bezos Earth Fund pledges $150 million to climate justice groups
Jeff Bezos speaks during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. | Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images ...
08:55 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Here are the best Apple Watch deals right now
The Product Red edition of the Series 6 has often recieves the biggest discounts. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Thinking about picking up a new Apple Watch? There...
08:32 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge NASA sets new date for James Webb Space Telescope launch
The James Webb Space Telescope, humanity’s next big space-bound eye on the cosmos, has a new launch date of December 18th, NASA announced on Wednesday. It’s the latest amon...
07:49 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Whoops new fitness tracker is better thanks to a battery breakthrough
Fitness company Whoop has a new tracker that squishes five LEDs, four photodiodes, a pulse oximeter, skin temperature sensor, and more into a package that is 33 percent smaller...
07:22 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Coinbase says SEC threatened lawsuit over Lend feature
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase seems to have some issues with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over a planned feat...
07:19 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge How a GameStonk YouTuber is shaking up the California recall
Kevin Paffrath wants to be the candidate for the /r/wallstreetbets voter Continue reading… ...
06:42 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge The first Designed for Google Meet device is a $200 phone dock
Image: Appcessori Corporation As cool as videoconferencing hardware can look, it’s often exorbitantly expensive — the $2,000 Series One Desk 27 for Google Meet bein...
06:25 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new Xbox controller firmware lets you quickly switch between paired devices
Existing Xbox One controllers. | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is starting to test a new firmware update for existing Xbox One, Xbox Elite 2, and Xbox Adapt...
05:57 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Here are the best AirPods deals you can get right now
Apple’s AirPods Pro wireless earbuds are a go-to pick that’s often on sale | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple’s AirPods are among the most popular headphone...
05:00 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Google says Android 12 is a few weeks away, makes beta available on Pixel 5A
Photo by Allison Johnson / The Verge Google is releasing what it says is the fifth and final version of the Android 12 beta, adding that the official release of the ful...
05:00 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Twitter takes on Facebook Groups with invite-only Communities
Twitter Twitter is launching Communities, its rival to Facebook Groups and Reddit, for tweeting with others who share specific interests. Starting Wednesday, Twitter u...
04:34 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Sony buys The Playroom developers to bolster its PlayStation Studios
A screenshot from The Playroom. | Image: Firesprite Sony announced that it will acquire UK-based studio Firesprite, the developers of The Playroom and The Playroom VR. ...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge The best part of Life is Strange: True Colors is that you can finally binge
A game that balances horror, heartbreak, and mystery Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Apple refuses to make NDA concessions for workplace harassment and discrimination
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple, like many tech companies, has an intimidating employment agreement that it makes employees sign to protect its trade secr...
03:00 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Razers Basilisk V3 has more LEDs and a brilliant scroll wheel
The Basilisk V3 features more RGB LEDs than the previous iteration. | Razer Razer’s new Basilisk V3 wired gaming mouse has arrived with more features than its predece...
02:51 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge In Netflixs Dont Look Up, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence are astronomers trying to save the world
It’s not quite as terrifying as the moon falling, but Netflix’s upcoming Don’t Look Up deals with another space-related disaster: a comet that’s on a collision course w...
02:25 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Today I learned that Amazons game engine can be used to aid humanity in a zombie apocalypse
Amazon’s in-house game engine, Lumberyard, can’t normally be used for life-critical or safety-critical circumstances, as stated in the terms of service agreement for Amazon...
02:02 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge DCs latest superhero crossover: Batman x FaZe Clan
Batman x FaZe Clan | DC Comics Ahead of DC’s FanDome event next month, the comics company celebrates Batman Day with a slew of superhero-themed items for fans. That i...
01:31 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge The Lenovo Chromebook Duet is an excellent value at $250
Lenovo’s Chromebook Duet is a capable 2-in-1 that comes with kickstand and keyboard | Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Labor Day is in the rearview and the kids are b...
01:24 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge The Fiido X folding e-bike: what a difference a year makes
The Fiido X at the dawn of a new day. An impressive follow-up to the Fiido D11 Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge DJIs smartphone gimbal is now a selfie stick, too
DJI just released the Osmo Mobile 5, a new smartphone gimbal, which includes a telescoping selfie stick (okay, sure, an “extension rod”) built right into the handle. The O...
12:30 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge The Gmail app takes calls now, too, because Google wants it to do everything
The new Gmail design, with Google Spaces. | Image: Google Google is announcing even more Workspace features today, part of an increased cadence of changes to the compan...
12:30 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge The Series One Desk 27 is a $2,000 Google Meet machine that doubles as a laptop monitor
The Series One Desk 27 Google is announcing two new hardware devices designed specifically to work with Google Meet and to look like Google hardware. The Series One De...
12:00 pm - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Theranos greatest invention was Elizabeth Holmes
Photo Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Holmes was where the girlboss met Silicon Valley founder worship Continue reading… ...
11:51 am - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Amazons cashierless tech is coming to Whole Foods next year
Image: Amazon Amazon is bringing its cashierless “Just Walk Out” technology to two new Whole Foods locations next year, the company has announced. One of the stores...
11:09 am - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge News sites are liable for defamatory Facebook comments, rules Australias High Court
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Media companies in Australia can be held responsible for defamatory comments left on their social media pages by members of the ...
10:43 am - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Toyota says its investing $13.6B in car batteries over the next decade
Toyota’s electric BZ4X SUV concept. | Image: Toyota Toyota will invest around $13.6 billion in battery tech over the next decade, including a $9 billion investment in...
10:33 am - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Logitechs new dock is designed for a work from home world
Logitech is announcing a new all-in-one dock that’s designed for the new realities of a post-pandemic hybrid workforce. “When the pandemic hit, we spent an incredible amoun...
09:35 am - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Microsofts Clipchamp acquisition will help improve video editing on Windows
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Microsoft is acquiring Clipchamp, a browser-based video editing tool, and is hinting that it will be a great fit for Windows. Founded in...
09:00 am - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge HBO Max is coming to parts of Europe on October 26th
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge HBO Max will launch in Europe next month on October 26th, the streaming service announced today. Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finlan...
04:00 am - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Lenovo is rebooting its Chromebook Duet with a 13.3-inch OLED screen
Here’s the Chromebook Duet 5 in “storm grey.” | Image: Lenovo Over a year after it was unveiled, Lenovo’s category-defining Chromebook Duet is getting a sequel....
04:00 am - Wed, September 8, 2021
The Verge Lenovos new IdeaPad Slim 7 Carbon is the lightest 14-inch laptop with an OLED screen
Typing away on the IdeaPad Slim 7 Carbon. | Image: Lenovo Joining an army of OLED laptops that have launched this month is Lenovo’s new IdeaPad Slim 7 Carbon (branded...
11:27 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Twitter is testing an official soft block feature
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has begun testing the first of its proposed suite of new privacy tools: the ability to remove a follower without blockin...
09:54 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Tripwire CEO out 53 hours after tweeting his opinions on Texas abortion law
Tripwire Interactive John Gibson, CEO of Tripwire Interactive — the studio known for making horror games like Killing Floor and Maneater — was made to step down a b...
08:34 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Hulus monthly prices increase by $1 as Disney pushes its streaming bundle
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hulu’s streaming plans cost $1 more starting on October 8th, with its ad-supported tier going up to $6.99 each month and its a...
07:41 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Twitter tests a new timeline with edge-to-edge picture and video
Image: Twitter Twitter has announced that it’s testing edge-to-edge media in tweets on iOS, creating a more full-screen, almost Instagram-like experience for the phot...
07:35 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Apples car chief is heading to Ford
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ford has hired away Apple’s car chief, Doug Field, to become its chief advanced technology and embedded systems officer. “Fi...
07:04 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge LG claims its Real Folding Window beats folding glass, will ship in 2023
Bendable glass was supposed to unlock a future straight out of science fiction: phones that fold. But the actual glass we got wound up relying on factory-installed plastic scre...
06:58 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge NASAs Perseverance rover finally snatched its first Mars rock sample
One of the clearest pictures available of the rock core captured by Perseverance, as photographed by the rover’s Mastcam-Z camera | NASA/JPL NASA’s Perseveranc...
06:46 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Activists push to delay most high-profile climate summit since Paris agreement
UN Climate Change Conference or COP26 President Alok Sharma during a meeting with India Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav in New Delhi on Augus...
06:13 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Crypto exchanges struggle as El Salvador adopts Bitcoin
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, Bitcoin is becoming an official currency in El Salvador, and the markets and crypto exchanges seem to be struggling. On T...
05:59 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Facebook and Ray-Ban tease smart glasses announcement on September 9th
Ray-Ban Facebook and Ray-Ban are teasing an announcement around their upcoming smart glasses on September 9th. Ray-Ban posted a promotional page with a silhouette of a ...
05:48 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge The Matrix: Resurrections teases a full trailer on Thursday with a familiar choice
The Matrix: Resurrections is still a ways off with a premier date of December 22nd, 2021, but you can watch two (and maybe more) teasers for the highly anticipated film today, ...
05:10 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Bose takes on the Sonos Arc with its first Dolby Atmos soundbar
Image: Bose Fresh off the announcement of its QuietComfort 45 headphones last week, Bose is shifting some attention to its home theater business. Today, the company int...
04:37 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge VWs ID Life concept teases a truly affordable electric car
Images: Volkswagen One of Volkswagen’s latest concept cars teases what will eventually be the most affordable entry in its lineup of ID-branded electric vehicles. Re...
04:07 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Apples next event will take place on September 14
The invite for the next Apple event. | Image: Apple Apple’s next big fall event will take place on Tuesday, September 14th at 1PM ET, the company announced. The compa...
04:07 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Apples next event will take place on September 14th
A promo image for Apple’s next event. | Image: Apple Apple’s next big fall event will take place on Tuesday, September 14th at 1PM ET, the company announced. The ev...
04:00 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Start is a personalized news feed designed for Windows 11, mobile, and more
Microsoft Start is a personalized news feed. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft is launching Microsoft Start today, a personalized news feed that integrates into Windows 11 a...
03:37 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Tesla is planning for a wider release of its controversial Full Self-Driving software
Screenshot: YouTube/James Locke Nearly a year after Tesla started testing its controversial “Full Self-Driving” (FSD) beta software with a select group of customers...
03:10 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Intels Mobileye will launch a robotaxi service in Germany in 2022
Mobileye, the Intel-owned company that specializes in chips for vision-based autonomous vehicles, announced that it will launch a robotaxi service in Germany in 2022. It’s th...
01:51 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Demons Souls and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart for PS5 are discounted
People who own a PS5 console with a disc drive can enjoy some small but noteworthy discounts on exclusive games at Walmart, GameStop, and Amazon. You can get up to $25 off of t...
01:15 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge The Verge enters agreement to acquire Hot Pod
Nicholas Quah, Ashley Carman, and Nilay Patel Vox Media today announced it’s entering an agreement to acquire Hot Pod, the preeminent publication covering the podcast...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge Alan Wake Remastered is coming to PlayStation, Xbox, and PC
Remedy Entertainment’s 2010 cult classic Alan Wake is getting a remastered version for multiple platforms. Epic Games’ publishing arm will release Alan Wake Remastered acro...
01:00 pm - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge How Slack changed Apples employee culture, with Zo Schiffer
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Remote work has made organizing easier Continue reading… ...
11:51 am - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge TikTok reportedly overtakes YouTube in US average watch time
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok’s users now spend more time each month watching content than YouTube users, according to a report from app analytics fi...
10:17 am - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge New Apple MagSafe charger spotted in FCC alongside four new phones
Diagrams show a very similar accessory to the existing MagSafe iPhone charger. | Image: FCC Apple could have a new version of its iPhone MagSafe charging puck on the wa...
08:58 am - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge El Salvador becomes first country to adopt Bitcoin as an official currency
A recently-installed Bitcoin ATM. As of today, Bitcoin is an official currency of El Salvador alongside the US dollar, after the Central American country became the fir...
08:54 am - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge LG now makes party speakers for parents
Who’s ready to for some scratching? | Image: LG LG, the company that maintains an entire lineup of “party speakers” adored by muscle-y guys who buy beer in bucket...
03:12 am - Tue, September 7, 2021
The Verge The best Labor Day deals happening now
Last year’s M1 MacBook Air is just one of many items on sale this Labor Day weekend. Labor Day is drawing to a close, however, there is still a slew of discounts avai...
09:02 pm - Mon, September 6, 2021
The Verge ProtonMail court order leads to the arrest of French climate activist
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The private email service Protonmail is drawing harsh criticism from its users after providing IP information linked to a French...
06:39 pm - Mon, September 6, 2021
The Verge California bill takes aim at Amazons productivity-tracking algorithms
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge California is poised to pass a new bill pushing back against the productivity measurement algorithms allegedly used in Amazon fu...
04:01 pm - Mon, September 6, 2021
The Verge Phoebe Waller-Bridge exits Amazons Mr. and Mrs. Smith series
Photo by Paul Archuleta/WireImage According to Deadline and Variety, Phoebe Waller-Bridge has decided to leave Amazon’s upcoming Mr. and Mrs. Smith series. She was or...
01:14 pm - Mon, September 6, 2021
The Verge VW is reviving its iconic microbus as an electric robotaxi
Five years after Volkswagen first unveiled its concept for an electric version of its iconic microbus, we’re finally getting our first glimpse of the vehicle on the road. But...
11:56 am - Mon, September 6, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Flight Simulators Top Gun expansion also delayed to 2022
Microsoft’s Top Gun expansion for Microsoft Flight Simulator is being delayed to match the movie’s shifted release date. Paramount announced earlier this month that it’s ...
10:30 am - Mon, September 6, 2021
The Verge Automated hiring software is mistakenly rejecting millions of viable job candidates
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Automated resume-scanning software is contributing to a “broken” hiring system in the US, says a new report from Harvard Bus...
09:19 am - Mon, September 6, 2021
The Verge Sims 4 Spa Day update adds high maintenance Sims and ways to pamper them
Image: Maxis The Sims 4’s Spa Day Game Pack, which was first released over six years ago in 2015, is receiving a free update this week that adds nail designs created ...
02:29 am - Mon, September 6, 2021
The Verge GoDaddy cut off Texas Right to Lifes abortion whistleblowing website, and it might be gone
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images In case you haven’t heard, Texas now has a law that makes it illegal for anyone to help women get an abortion after si...
09:51 pm - Sun, September 5, 2021
The Verge New Trailers: Moonfall, The Wheel of Time, Belfast, and more
Halle Berry stars in Moonfall | Lionsgate I have to say I’m really appreciating what Ted Lasso is doing in season 2, and this week’s episode had some really great w...
08:36 pm - Sun, September 5, 2021
The Verge Firefly releases video and more details about its Alpha rocket that exploded mid-flight
Firefly’s Alpha rocket takes off from Vandenberg Space Force base on September 3rd | Firefly Firefly’s Alpha rocket exploded mid-flight on Thursday, but the compan...
04:55 pm - Sun, September 5, 2021
The Verge Segways Navimow robot will mow your lawn using GPS
The Segway Navimow robot uses GPS to navigate your lawn as it mows | Segway Segway has introduced its first robot mower, the Navimow, that uses GPS to stay on your lawn...
04:00 pm - Sun, September 5, 2021
The Verge The Mercedes-Benz EQE is a more approachable luxury electric car
Images: Mercedes-Benz If you liked Mercedes-Benz’s flagship electric sedan, the EQS, but grimaced at its six-figure price tag (or don’t feel you need its sundry bel...
04:00 pm - Sun, September 5, 2021
The Verge Mercedes-Benz reveals an electric G-Wagen concept for the future
Images: Mercedes-Benz The G-Class is going electric Continue reading… ...
04:00 pm - Sun, September 5, 2021
The Verge Mercedes-Benz takes another shot at launching an electric SUV in the US
Images: Mercedes-Benz Just months after Mercedes-Benz launched its first true compact electric SUV, the EQA, the German automaker now has a slightly larger and more cap...
04:00 pm - Sun, September 5, 2021
The Verge Mercedes-Benz AMG EQS is a dual-motor electric sedan with over 750 horsepower
Daimler AG Mercedes-Benz said recently that it was going all-electric by 2030, which naturally got race fans excited about the possibilities of an electric high-perform...
01:34 pm - Sun, September 5, 2021
The Verge New published patents show Dyson designs for stair-climbing and drawer-opening robots
A patent filing from Dyson showing a robot that can climb and clean stairs | UK Intellectual Property Office Premium vacuum company Dyson has patented designs for robot...
04:19 am - Sun, September 5, 2021
The Verge GoDaddy cut off Texas Right to Lifes abortion whistleblowing website, and it might be gone
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images In case you haven’t heard, Texas now has a law that makes it illegal for anyone to help women get an abortion after si...
11:36 pm - Sat, September 4, 2021
The Verge Sony to offer free Horizon Forbidden West PS4 to PS5 upgrade after criticism
Image: Sony Sony is now planning to offer a free Horizon Forbidden West upgrade from PS4 to PS5. The U-turn follows widespread criticism after the company announced the...
05:23 pm - Sat, September 4, 2021
The Verge The best Labor Day deals happening now
Last year’s M1 MacBook Air is just one of many items on sale this Labor Day weekend. Labor Day deals are now in full swing, with a slew of notable discounts available...
05:11 pm - Sat, September 4, 2021
The Verge Horizon Forbidden West was supposed to have a free upgrade from PS4 to PS5
Image: Sony On Thursday, Sony announced that its Horizon Forbidden West game, sequel to Horizon Zero Dawn, would be available for pre-order ahead of its February 2022 r...
02:47 pm - Sat, September 4, 2021
The Verge Home Depot says its smart home app is for people who find the smart home space intimidating
Scan a QR code on a compatible product to add to Home Depot’s Hubspace | Home Depot Home Depot has launched a smart home app meant to be an all-in-one for smart appl...
01:31 pm - Sat, September 4, 2021
The Verge Facebook says its AI mislabeling a video of Black men as primates was unacceptable
Facebook is apologizing for applying a “primates” label to a video of Black men | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is apologizing for an incident wh...
08:00 am - Sat, September 4, 2021
The Verge GoDaddy cut off Texas Right to Lifes abortion whistleblowing website, but its staying online
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images In case you haven’t heard, Texas now has a law that makes it illegal for anyone to help women get an abortion after si...
11:11 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Watch PlayerUnknown describe Prologue, a post-PUBG project all his own
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, more commonly known as PUBG (or Game for Peace in China) is already one of the most successful and influential games ever made just four years ...
09:49 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Lyft and Uber to cover legal fees of drivers sued under Texas anti-abortion law
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Lyft and Uber are committing to pay legal fees for any driver on their respective platforms who get sued under Texas’ cont...
09:04 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Nintendo is reportedly set to bring Game Boy and Game Boy Color games to Switch Online
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Nintendo may be finally ready to bring its storied handheld gaming library to the Nintendo Switch — Game Boy and Game Boy Color titl...
07:32 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge GoDaddy is cutting off Texas Right to Lifes abortion whistleblowing website
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images In case you haven’t heard, Texas now has a law that makes it illegal for anyone to help women get an abortion after si...
06:10 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge AI computers cant patent their own inventions yet a US judge rules
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Should an artificially intelligent machine be able to patent its own inventions? For a US federal judge, the larger implicatio...
06:09 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge New study will show misinformation on Facebook gets way more engagement than news
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge A new peer-reviewed study from researchers at New York University and the Université Grenoble Alpes in France will show that ...
05:30 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge BMWs new CE 02 mini-bike concept is electric
Images: BMW Motorrad BMW’s Motorrad division has been pumping out some wild concepts over the last few years as the larger company turns its attention towards electri...
05:00 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge The best webcam to buy right now
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Some standout options for multiple budgets Continue reading… ...
04:44 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Feds to close unit that monitored Americans social media for Census disinformation
A rogue Commerce Dept. unit will be shut down, the agency said | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Commerce Department said Friday that it will eliminate a...
04:30 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge The Apple Watch Series 6 is $140 off at Amazon today
The LTE-ready Apple Watch Series 6 is available at Amazon for its lowest price to date. | Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Apple Watch Series 7 may arrive as soon as this m...
04:23 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge The best Labor Day 2021 TV deals
Image: Samsung Labor Day in the US is a great opportunity to get deals on many types of tech products. Of course, we’re covering all of the best discounts across cate...
04:17 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge The best Labor Day deals happening now
Last year’s M1 MacBook Air is just one of many items on sale this Labor Day weekend. Labor Day deals are now in full swing, with a slew of notable discounts available...
04:14 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Christopher Lloyd plays Rick Sanchez in new Rick and Morty promo
Image: Adult Swim A brief new promo for Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty features Christopher Lloyd playing the titular Rick Sanchez, scratching an itch that has persisted...
04:00 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Karl Poyzer on his creative journey, finding joy in 3D, and creating a Vimeo staff pick
Image by Karl Poyzer How a director of photography learned to create without physical limits Continue reading… ...
03:07 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge You can now migrate your WhatsApp chats from an iPhone to a new Samsung phone
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WhatsApp has added the ability for users to migrate their chat history when switching from iOS to Samsung Android devices, the c...
03:00 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Floods, fires, and extreme heat: disaster pile-ups are the new norm
Damage in the city of Pointe-Aux-Chenes, near montegut, Louisiana on August 30, 2021 after Hurricane Ida made landfall.  | Photo by MARK FELIX/AFP via Getty Images ...
02:56 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Fireflys Alpha rocket detonated by Space Force during first launch
Small launch company Firefly’s Alpha rocket exploded mid-flight Thursday night, minutes after a clean liftoff during its first attempt to reach space. The rocket was terminat...
02:33 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: the changes coming to Apples App Store policies
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where we discuss the week in tech news with the reporters...
02:00 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Fortnites alien invasion culminates with another season-ending live event
Ever since Fortnite’s current season debuted in June, there has been the promise of a massive conflict with a group of aliens. Now developer Epic is finally teasing that big ...
01:40 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Apple delays controversial child protection features after privacy outcry
Apple delays controversial child protection features | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is delaying its child protection features announced last month, inc...
01:00 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge How Android 12 lets you customize your phones color palette
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge One of the new features in Android 12 is the ability to automatically fit your phone’s color palette to that of your wall...
12:00 pm - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Shang-Chi could suffer because Marvel cant push pause on its big story
Courtesy of Marvel Studios Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is an important film for Marvel for lots of reasons. It’s the studio’s first return to theatric...
11:00 am - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Eight things Apple could do to prove it actually cares about App Store users
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Like hire more than 500 people to police an entire platform Continue reading… ...
10:04 am - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Philips Hue smart LED bulbs now have more competition from Philips Smart LED bulbs
Like Philips Hue, the new Philips Smart LED bulbs support millions of colors. | Image: Signify Signify, owner of the Philips Hue brand, today announced the global launc...
10:00 am - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Nightslink is an uncanny slice of retro-game horror
Noiseminded In 1982, Giallo master Dario Argento directed a slasher film called Tenebrae, or “darkness.” Tenebrae unfolds like many other Italian horror movies of t...
09:00 am - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Loot is a viral social network that looks like nothing youve ever seen
Image: @supergremplin Vine creator Dom Hofmann’s new project, explained Continue reading… ...
01:40 am - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Apples rumored AR/VR headset might rely on a nearby iPhone or Mac for processing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s rumored AR/VR headset is designed to rely on another device, and may have to offload more processor-heavy tasks to a c...
01:07 am - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Roblox is getting voice chat, starting first with Spatial Voice
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Roblox is taking its first steps to introduce voice chat by opening up a feature it’s calling “Spatial Voice” to sele...
12:17 am - Fri, September 3, 2021
The Verge Amazon is reportedly planning to release an Amazon-branded TV as soon as October
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is set to release Amazon-branded TVs as soon as October in the US, according to Insider. The TVs will have Alexa, screen ...
09:43 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge The best Labor Day deals happening now
Last year’s M1 MacBook Air is just one of many items on sale this Labor Day weekend. Labor Day deals are finally getting into full swing, with a slew of notable disco...
09:04 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Twitters Super Follows could run into an App Store problem
Illustration by Alex Castro The launch of Super Follows marked the beginning of the end for truly free content on Twitter, and the start of whatever Patreon-infused fut...
08:41 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge FAA grounds Virgin Galactics core spaceship pending probe into Richard Bransons flight
Photo by Patrick T. Fallon / AFP via Getty Images Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo is grounded until the Federal Aviation Administration completes and signs off on an i...
08:40 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Apple Watch Series 7 may have new watchfaces to take advantage of bigger screens
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman shared more details Thursday about what to expect from the rumored bigger screens coming to the next Apple W...
08:37 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge The best Labor Day 2021 TV deals
Image: Samsung Labor Day in the US is a great opportunity to get deals on many types of tech products. Of course, we’re covering all of the best discounts across cate...
08:20 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Amazon is planning more aggressive moderation of its hosting platform
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is planning to expand its in-house moderation team for Amazon Web Services, according to a new report from Reuters. Citin...
08:10 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Twitch viewership noticeably dropped when streamers took a day off in protest
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Streamers took a day off Twitch on September 1st to bring attention to the persistent hate raids that have plagued the platform ...
07:55 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge BMWs Joytopia metaverse has Christoph Waltz and Coldplay wait come back
I want to preface this post by saying I will never pretend to understand why corporations do some of the things they do. I was simply minding my own business, looking for infor...
07:44 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge YouTube reports having 50 million Premium and Music subscribers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google has announced that it has 50 million users subscribed to or trying YouTube Music and YouTube Premium, which is a marked i...
07:44 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Amazon is now denying its CEO saved an exec from being fired for discrimination
It hasn’t even been two months since Amazon CEO Andy Jassy took the reins from founder Jeff Bezos, but the company’s new chief executive is already facing a potential scand...
06:23 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Horizon Forbidden West wont have an upgrade path from PS4 to PS5
A screenshot from Horizon Forbidden West. | Image: Sony Horizon Forbidden West, the sequel to the much-beloved Horizon Zero Dawn, is now available for preorder ahead of...
06:22 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge GM temporarily shuts down North American factories because of chip shortage
Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images General Motors, parent company of Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac, and Buick, said it was temporarily halting production at six of its North A...
05:41 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Apple will ask before it targets you with its ads in iOS 15
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple will start asking for permission to enable Personalized Ads in iOS 15, the company’s method of serving relevant ads in t...
05:30 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Audis Grandsphere concept car is another luxurious living room on wheels
Image: Audi Automakers love concept cars that tease a future in which very rich people ride around in autonomous vehicles that look like luxurious living spaces. The la...
04:33 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Amazons Wheel of Time show is finally revealed in its first trailer
Jan Thijs The first trailer for The Wheel of Time TV series has arrived, giving an early look at Amazon’s upcoming adaptation of Robert Jordan’s epic 14-book fantas...
04:25 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Twitter has plans to let users hide their old tweets
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Twitter is planning new features to give people more privacy options, according to Bloomberg. The social network’s plans r...
04:24 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Totally real actor who plays Roy Kent responds to conspiracy theory that he is CGI
You want me to believe this is flesh and blood? Absolutely not, but they did a great job with the fabric effects. | Image: Apple Update, September 2nd, 12:03PM ET: The...
04:21 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Samsung announces tiny and huge versions of one of its best TVs
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Samsung has announced new sizes for some of its best TVs, giving more choices to consumers who want the option of either a small or mas...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Asuss new Zenbook 14X is the latest thin and light laptop with an OLED screen
This is the Asus Zenbook 14X. | Asus Asus’s Zenbooks are known for being quite lightweight and quite affordable. But the company is adding another calling card to the...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Asus is going all-in on OLED laptops
Here’s the new ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED. | Image: Asus Asus has announced the ProArt StudioBook 16 OLED and the ProArt StudioBook 16 Pro OLED, two of the first 16-in...
03:41 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge TV streaming service Locast suspends service after court ruling
Locast has announced that it is suspending its TV streaming service starting today, following a court ruling earlier this week in a lawsuit from ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC, which j...
03:14 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Moonfall is a disaster movie about the Moon falling
You pretty much always know what to expect from a Roland Emmerich movie: namely, that a good chunk of the planet is going to be destroyed. The director of films like 2012 and T...
02:59 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge FTC bans spyware app SpyFone, orders it to delete illegally harvested data
The FTC has voted to ban SpyFone | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission announced it had banned spyware maker SpyFone and ...
02:28 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Red Notices first trailer is full of explosions, car chases, art heists, and Ryan Reynolds quips
Frank Masi/NETFLIX Red Notice, Netflix’s next big action movie swing, has gotten its first trailer, showing off the fast (and dare I say, furious) antics of Dwayne ...
02:05 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Nintendos new Big Brain Academy is like Mario Party with brainteasers
Nintendo Nintendo sneakily announced Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain, a new educational puzzle game for the Switch that sees the revival of a franchise that previous...
02:00 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Fujifilm just announced its cheapest medium format camera yet
Image: Fujifilm Today is Fujifilm’s September X Summit event, and the company has announced a slew of new hardware including several cameras and lenses for both the G...
01:22 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp fined $267 million for breaching EU privacy law
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been fined €225 million ($267 million) for breaking the European Union’s data privacy rules. Ire...
01:22 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge The best budget laptop of 2021
We’ve got the best cheap laptop for you, no matter your budget. The best cheap laptops for video editing, gaming, and more Continue reading… ...
01:14 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Apples AirPods Max are $80 off at Woot
Though expensive, the AirPods Max feature fantastic sound and noise cancellation. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Apple’s notoriously expensive AirPods Max headp...
01:01 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge What losing Paradise tells us about todays blazes
An aerial view of homes destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California on February 11, 2019, three months after the deadly wildfire. | Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Music startup Roli has filed for administration and is reforming as beginner-focused Luminary
Roli’s Lumi keyboard and app is like Guitar Hero for learning the piano. | Image: Roli UK music startup Roli, best known for its squishy keyboards like the Seaboard ...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Fashion follows function: whats next for the phone industry
The Galaxy Z Flip 3 in Samsung’s stylish new case. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is a totally normal phone with One Weird Trick: it folds. A...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge How to get great audio for podcast interviews
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Podcasts continue to be very popular, and more and more people are getting involved in them. Even if you’re not a podcast ...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge What If...?s art style aims to keep characters feeling monumental and powerful
Image: Marvel Studios Ryan Meinerding has spent much of the last 15 years bringing some of the world’s most iconic superheroes to life. After starting as an illustrat...
10:23 am - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Yahoo is Yahoo once more after new owners complete acquisition
Image: Yahoo Yahoo and AOL, formerly known as Verizon Media, have officially been acquired by their new owners and renamed as simply “Yahoo.” Verizon announced it w...
08:30 am - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Quick phrases could let you skip Hey, Google for common tasks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge “Quick phrases” is a new feature currently under development for Google Assistant that could one day let you skip having to ...
05:30 am - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Samsung announces 200-megapixel phone camera sensor
Samsung Samsung has announced a 200-megapixel image sensor intended for smartphone cameras, by some distance the highest resolution phone camera sensor ever made. The I...
03:36 am - Thu, September 2, 2021
The Verge Apple concedes to let apps like Netflix, Spotify, and Kindle link to the web to sign up
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge While vocal app developers accused Apple last week of spinning a lawsuit settlement into an App Store change that was barely a c...
11:44 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk says the Tesla Roadster should ship in 2023
The Tesla Roadster. | Image: Tesla Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the upcoming Tesla Roadster “should ship in 2023” in a tweet on Wednesday. He blamed the ongoing su...
10:12 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge FAA investigating off-course descent of Virgin Galactics flight with Richard Branson
Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images Richard Branson’s July flight to the edge of space is under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration for v...
10:10 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge The time a human-driven car ran over an autonomous robot
Image: Starship Technologies Crossing city streets filled with SUV drivers in a hurry is tricky for any pedestrian, but what about a robot that’s less than two feet t...
09:47 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Qualcomms aptX Lossless promises CD-quality audio for wireless headphones
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge 2021 has been a big year for lossless music now that Apple has gone in on the higher-quality streaming and Amazon is no longer c...
09:35 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Broadcasters secure a win in their fight against scrappy TV streamer Locast
ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox have secured a victory in their legal fight against Locast, a nonprofit that re-streams their local broadcast stations at little to no cost, much to the ...
09:09 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Facebooks new fantasy sports-like prediction games let you blast your boldest picks to everyone you know
Screenshots of Facebook’s fantasy sports. | Image: Facebook Facebook is adding fantasy sports-like prediction games that will let users guess what’s going to happen...
08:25 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Tech companies face pressure over January 6th subpoenas
Photo by Oliver Contreras/For The Washington Post via Getty Images As Congress pushes for more details of the January 6th attack on the Capitol, tech companies have fou...
07:42 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Reddit bans anti-vaccine subreddit r/NoNewNormal after site-wide protest
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Reddit has banned anti-vaccine and anti-mask subreddit r/NoNewNormal and has quarantined 54 other subreddits associated with COV...
07:42 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge The best early Labor Day sales happening now
The Bose Noise Cancelling 700 are one of the many deals available ahead of Labor Day. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The fast-approaching Labor Day holiday promises...
07:39 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Amazon isnt denying its CEO saved an exec from being fired for discrimination
It hasn’t even been two months since Amazon CEO Andy Jassy took the reins from founder Jeff Bezos, but the company’s new chief executive is already facing a potential scand...
07:24 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Texas is set to pass a new law banning Facebook from censoring conservatives
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Texas is one step closer to enacting a law that would make it more difficult for social media companies to moderate political co...
07:22 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Top Gun: Maverick and Mission: Impossible 7 are delayed again due to COVID concerns
Paramount is delaying the rest of its 2021 film slate, moving Top Gun: Maverick from its Thanksgiving weekend release date to May 27th, 2022, close to three years after it was ...
07:12 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly wants a Watch with more health tracking and could ship one next year
Apple Watch Series 6 | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple apparently has a growing wishlist of health features for future versions of the Apple Watch, some feasibl...
06:13 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Twitters new Safety Mode autoblocks abusive accounts
Here’s what Safety Mode settings look like. | Image: Twitter Twitter is launching a new feature called Safety Mode that will temporarily autoblock accounts sending ha...
06:10 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Netflix will dish out all 180 episodes of Seinfeld starting on October 1st
Image: Netflix Netflix has announced that the entirety of Seinfeld is coming to the streaming service starting on October 1st. The show hasn’t been available on a str...
06:05 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Workhorse accused of fraud and is facing an SEC investigation
EV startup Workhorse has been accused of touting fake preorders, accounting fraud, and hiding a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation from its investors in a new rep...
06:00 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Twitter launches Super Follows on iOS
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is starting to roll out Super Follows, its new feature that lets users charge for subscriber-only content. Creators can ...
05:51 pm - Wed, September 1, 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… ...
05:00 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Niantic admits it needs to communicate better with Pokmon Go players
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Last month Niantic sparked a backlash in the Pokémon Go community when it announced plans to reverse some of the changes it made las...
04:52 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge TimTheTatman, one of Twitchs biggest streamers, moves to YouTube Gaming
Photo by Michael Bezjian/Getty Images for Gamers’ Choice Awards Tim “TimTheTatMan” Betar, one of the most popular streamers on Twitch, is leaving to stream exclus...
04:06 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge New Orleans needs a better backup plan for blackouts
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - AUGUST 30: The downtown skyline is shown after Hurricane Ida passed through on August 30, 2021 in New Orleans, Louisiana. | Photo by Brandon Bell/Gett...
04:04 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge I completely buy the conspiracy theory that Roy Kent from Ted Lasso is CGI
You want me to believe this is flesh and blood? Absolutely not, but they did a great job with the fabric effects. | Image: Apple I’ll confess this upfront: I’ve ye...
04:00 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge League of Legends is getting a virtual interactive heavy metal concert
Yet another big game is jumping into the world of virtual concerts. League of Legends creator Riot is partnering with “virtual entertainment” company Wave for an upcoming e...
03:58 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge HBO Max now has a dedicated app on Vizio SmartCast TVs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge HBO Max is now available on Vizio SmartCast TVs, meaning users will no longer have to use casting workarounds to access the stre...
03:45 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge CD Projekt Red is targeting late-2021 release dates for Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3s next-gen upgrades
Image: CD Projekt Red CD Projekt Red announced that the free next-gen upgrades for Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, meant for the PS5 and Xbox Series X, hav...
03:21 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Googles custom Chromebook CPUs could come as soon as 2023
Photography by Monica Chin / The Verge Google’s custom chips could expand past the Pixel 6 to Chromebook laptops and tablets as early as 2023, according to a new repo...
03:04 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Microsoft announces Surface event for September 22nd
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft is holding a special Surface hardware event on September 22nd. The software maker has started sending media invite...
02:41 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Logitechs Bolt USB dongle bolsters encryption for its new wireless mice and keyboards
Logitech is known mostly for its consumer-facing products, but it’s making a big play to appeal more broadly to businesses that take privacy seriously. It’s launching a ran...
02:39 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge NASA is testing electric air taxis with Joby Aviation
NASA kicked off test flights of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft — colloquially referred to as “flying cars” — with Joby Aviation, the Northern C...
02:38 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Apple says Arizona and Georgia will be first to add state IDs to iPhones
Image: Apple Apple has announced the first US states that will support iOS 15’s new ability to store driver’s licenses and state IDs in the Wallet app. Arizona and ...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Dems push for federal probe of alleged ad collusion between Google and Facebook
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Four Democratic members of Congress are calling for an investigation into whether an alleged secret 2018 agreement between Googl...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge No Mans Sky free update adds alien settlements for you to discover and rule
No Man’s Sky’s latest update is adding alien settlements for you to discover as you explore its procedurally-generated universe. The appropriately titled “Frontiers” ex...
01:00 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge How Android 12 lets you control your phone with facial gestures
A new accessibility feature that is being introduced with Android 12 allows you to control your screen using facial gestures: raise eyebrows, smile, open mouth, look up, look l...
12:30 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge 1Password subscriptions are 50 percent off for Verge readers today
Many of us would agree that online protection is more vital than ever before, but trying to remember a random string of letters and symbols for every site you frequent — or d...
12:00 pm - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge DJIs next smartphone gimbal might include a telescoping selfie stick
Gimbal, meet selfie stick. | Image: WinFuture DJI appears to have another smartphone gimbal on the way with a telescoping selfie stick built into its handle, according ...
11:02 am - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Telegram uncaps live stream viewers as part of big version 8.0 update
Image: Telegram Telegram, the messaging app that’s becoming more and more like a fully-fledged social media network, is expanding support for video live streams with ...
10:20 am - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge VanMoof raises $128M to become most funded e-bike company in the world
VanMoof S3 e-bike in Amsterdam | Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge VanMoof just raised another $128 million in funding, after announcing a $40 million investment round...
09:57 am - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is kicking unsupported PCs out of Windows 11 testing
Windows 11 is launching on October 5th. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft is starting to drop PCs from its Windows Insider testing program that are ineligible to upgrade to ...
09:44 am - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Midrange Samsung Galaxy S21 FE appears again in leaked manual
A render of the unannounced phone from the leaked manual. | Image: Samsung (via SamMobile) A user manual for Samsung’s Galaxy S21 FE (aka “Fan Edition”) has been ...
09:30 am - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Internet shutdowns by governments have proliferated at a truly alarming pace
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge The number of government-led internet shutdowns has exploded over the last decade as states seek to stifle dissent and protest by lim...
07:30 am - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Philips Hue partners with Spotify to turn all your lights into a music visualizer
Image: Signify If you’ve got a home full of Hue lights, there’s an easy new way to set the mood for your next party. Signify, which makes the Philips Hue line, is p...
07:30 am - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Philips Hue adds a whole bunch of new lights, including a light tube
The Hue light tube beneath a TV. | Image: Signify The Philips Hue line of smart bulbs is growing today with the addition of a bunch of new lights, strips, and lamps. Th...
04:38 am - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Ivermectin misinformation has poisoned Amazons platform, with few fixes planned
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Earlier this week, I started a search on Amazon and mistyped, entering just two letters in: “iv.” Amazon then helpfully comp...
01:06 am - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Amazons new adaptive volume will make Alexa speak louder when its noisy
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon is working to solve a frustration with smart home speakers by introducing a feature called Adaptive Volume, which will make Alex...
01:02 am - Wed, September 1, 2021
The Verge Apple pledges another small but welcome sum to racial justice
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Apple has pledged another $30 million to racial justice, on top of the $100 million it promised last year in the wake of Ge...
10:56 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Retailer leak suggests Googles Pixel 6 will have 23W wireless charging
Image: Google Google may be working on a new wireless charging stand for its Pixel phones, according to a leaked image of a retail inventory backend mentioning a “Goo...
10:05 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Someone paid more than $300K for a fake Banksy NFT and the scammer gave it all back
This image showed up on Banksy’s site, was sold as an NFT, then was taken down. The artist’s team says it’s fake. | Image: Internet Archive The NFT space continue...
09:49 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge The best early Labor Day sales happening now
The Bose Noise Cancelling 700 are one of the many deals available ahead of Labor Day. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The fast-approaching Labor Day holiday promises...
08:50 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Six things we learned about the Dead Space remake
When EA announced it was remaking Dead Space, it wasn’t really clear what “remake” meant. Would the company be completely rebooting the beloved space horror series? Or wo...
08:37 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge MotorTrend shows off Rivians electric adventure truck in detail
Image: Rivian Rivian’s R1T electric pickup truck is finally set to ship next month after a series of delays — roughly three years after it debuted at the 2018 Los A...
08:23 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge The best wireless gaming headset is slowly driving me up the wall
The SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless. | Image by Steelseries If you’re going to make the best product on the market, please go all the way. Case in point: the SteelSe...
07:33 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge LinkedIn gives up on Stories
Photo by Lorenzo Di Cola/NurPhoto via Getty Images LinkedIn is shutting down its ephemeral Stories product, the company announced Tuesday. The company plans to “remov...
07:30 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Apple just banned a pay equity Slack channel but lets fun dogs channel lie
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has barred employees from creating a Slack channel to discuss pay equity. A member of the employee relations team, Apple...
07:03 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge After weeks of hate raids, Twitch streamers are taking a day off in protest
Illustraion by Alex Castro / The Verge As streamers prepare to walk off Twitch, hate raids and abuse are escalating to dangerous levels Continue reading&he...
06:27 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Google pushes its mandatory return to office date into 2022
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In an email to employees today, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that even though “we are welcoming back tens of thousands of Goo...
05:15 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge The next Apple Watch may be delayed due to manufacturing issues
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The next Apple Watch is experiencing manufacturing issues that could lead to the product being released later than expected, according...
04:45 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Samsung adds new foldable features to its older Z Fold and Z Flip phones with One UI 3.1.1
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung’s new Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 phones add a bunch of clever new features designed for foldable phones as part of its One UI 3.1...
04:30 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Facebook is expanding its plans to put less politics in the News Feed
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Facebook is expanding an experiment in reducing political content in the News Feed. In an update to a February blog post, the company s...
04:27 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Best Buy is now selling electric bikes, scooters, and mopeds in store and online
Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images Best Buy is cruising into the electric mobility space with the announcement that it intends to sell e-bikes, scooters, and mopeds, bot...
04:00 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Chrome beta makes it easy to jump between search results
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is announcing some new experiments available in the latest Chrome beta intended to make it easier to find things on the w...
04:00 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Stravas live location tracking service is now free
Athletes can now share their live location using the free version of the Strava app. | Image: Strava Today Strava is making Beacon, its live location-sharing service fo...
04:00 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Moments new video-coloring app Grain will let you take handcrafted presets to other apps
Image: Moment Moment is launching another video-focused app for iPhone and iPad Tuesday that lets you edit and color footage as well as create video presets or “looks...
03:30 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Late nights, high scores, and blanket forts: the challenges of testing music and fitness games
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge For games like Just Dance and EA Sports Active, QA is a tricky process Continue reading… ...
03:23 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge The makers of the GorillaPod made a MagSafe tripod mount
Image: Joby Joby has released a MagSafe mount for tripods that should simplify the process of attaching an iPhone 12 and any future iPhone models that support MagSafe. ...
03:00 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge EAs return to college football starts with a special event in Madden
Jarvis Landry in an LSU uniform in Madden NFL 22. | Image: EA While we still don’t know exactly when EA’s upcoming college football video game will be released, fa...
01:36 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge DC FanDome returns in October
Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures / DC Comics Last year DC had an impressive showing at its virtual FanDome event, and today the company revealed it’s doing it again very ...
01:17 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Android 101: how to download or share a Google Photos album
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge One thing Google really wants you to do is, well, stay in Google — because the more you do things the Google way, the more data the...
01:15 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Bose announces QuietComfort 45 noise-canceling headphones with 24-hour battery life
Image: Bose After they first surfaced in July in an FCC filing and again earlier this month, Bose is today introducing the QuietComfort 45 headphones. Priced at $329.95...
01:01 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Why the global chip shortage is making it so hard to buy a PS5
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Harvard professor Willy Shih explains the existential problem affecting cars, phones, computers, and more ...
01:01 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Philips Hue bulbs are discounted in the lead up to Labor Day
Buy three Philips Hue bulbs for the price of two The upcoming Labor Day holiday signals the end of summer and the ramp-up of everything from the school year to new gadg...
01:00 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Windows 11 wont include Android app support at launch
TikTik is one of many Android apps coming to Windows 11. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft won’t ship support for Android apps on Windows 11 in time for the operating syst...
01:00 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge SimpliSafe finally adds an outdoor camera to its whole home security system
The SimpliSafe Wireless Outdoor Security Camera features an integrated LED light for color night vision. | Image: SimpliSafe SimpliSafe has finally added an outdoor cam...
01:00 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Microsoft will release Windows 11 on October 5th
Microsoft is announcing that Windows 11 will be released on October 5th. The new operating system will be available as a free upgrade for eligible Windows 10 PCs, or on new har...
01:00 pm - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Jabra overhauls true wireless earbuds lineup with three new models
Image: Jabra Jabra is today announcing a comprehensive makeover of its true wireless earbuds lineup. The company is introducing three new models and phasing out both th...
11:29 am - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Google Calendar will break down how much of your work is spent in meetings
The Time insights panel appears on the right of the interface. | Image: Google Google is adding a new “Time insights” panel to Calendar on the web, showing users ho...
10:16 am - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Apple and Google must allow developers to use other payment systems, new Korean law declares
South Korea has passed a bill written to prevent major platform owners like Google and Apple from restricting app developers to built-in payment systems, The Wall Street Journa...
09:32 am - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Heres the robotaxi that will be available on the Lyft app in 2023
Motional, the autonomous vehicle company that is a joint venture between Hyundai and Aptiv, revealed more details about its forthcoming robotaxi as well as some of the first im...
09:26 am - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Samsungs new Galaxy Watch gets a walkie talkie feature of its own
The Galaxy Watch 4. | Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Samsung has released a new walkie talkie app for the Galaxy Watch 4 and Watch 4 Classic, which allows watch owner...
09:17 am - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge VanMoof adds manual gear shifting to S3 and X3 e-bikes
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge VanMoof has released a firmware update for its S3 and X3 e-bikes that allows for manual gear shifting. If you’re thinking that sounds ...
08:19 am - Tue, August 31, 2021
The Verge Samsungs new Z Flip and Z Fold get battery-protection feature
The Z Flip 3. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge The Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 have inherited a battery protection that was previously exclusive to Samsung’s tablets, wh...