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04:09 am - Wed, October 20, 2021
The Verge Netflix boss says he screwed up over Chappelle special fallout
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Mere hours before a planned walkout from Netflix’s trans and allied workers over comments made by Dave Chappelle in a recent s...
04:02 am - Wed, October 20, 2021
The Verge Oppo reportedly developing own chips for flagship phones
Oppo’s current Find X3 Pro flagship phone. | Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Oppo is developing its own high-end chips for flagship mobile phones, according to a repo...
03:27 am - Wed, October 20, 2021
The Verge The IATSEs strike-averting deal means better pay onstreaming
Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Streaming services may pay up to 30 percent more to production workers as part of the International Alliance of Theat...
02:14 am - Wed, October 20, 2021
The Verge Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images Facebook is planning to change its company name next week to reflect its focus on buildi...
11:30 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Activision Blizzard is trying to get the discrimination suit thrown out of court
Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Activision Blizzard, facing a discrimination lawsuit from the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing...
11:20 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge PSA: the MacBook Pro 14-inchs $20 power brick upsell is probably worth it
Image: Apple If you’re looking at buying the $1,999 base model MacBook Pro 14-inch, there’s one upgrade that you may really want to make — the $20 one that gets y...
10:47 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Googles Pixel 6 doesnt come with five years of Android updates only three
For the first time ever, Google’s new phones are powered by a Google-designed chip, giving the company an Apple-like level of control over the inner workings of the new Pixel...
10:19 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge A future update to Facebooks Portal will stop kids from watching content unsupervised
Facebook is delivering an update to Portal devices that will make it possible to turn off the Watch Together feature during calls in Household Mode. The update comes shortly af...
10:16 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Activision Blizzard says 20 employees exited as part of harassment investigations
Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Activision Blizzard says more than 20 employees have “exited” the company, and more than 20 other employees ha...
09:55 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge The Google Store is open again, and Pixel 6 delivery dates are all over the place
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Pre-orders for Google’s new line of phones started at the same time as their launch event, but for most of us, trying to buy a Pixe...
09:47 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Spec showdown: Googles new Pixel 6 vs. Samsung, Apple, and more
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge At its fall event on Tuesday, Google announced the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, which feature its custom Tensor processor and the first big...
09:28 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Xbox will soon automatically mute your speakers when you plug in headphones
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Microsoft is testing a feature that automatically mutes your speakers when you plug in headphones, fixing one of my biggest pet pe...
09:16 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Netflix is shifting the way it ranks its most popular titles
An image from Netflix’s popular title Squid Game. | Image: Netflix Netflix will change the public-facing metrics it uses to rank the most popular titles on its stream...
09:09 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge How corrosive valves may have delayed the launch of Boeings Starliner
Boeing’s Starliner seen rolling out to its launchpad, ahead of the August delay | Photo by /NASA via Getty Images Boeing says it is narrowing down the source of the i...
08:54 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Fortnite adds some melange with new Dune crossover
Image: Epic Games Epic Games is once again proving that no brand is safe from Fortnite by adding two playable characters from Dune to its hit battle royale shooter. Sta...
08:30 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Apple is ready to admit it was wrong about the future of laptops
Ports, ports, glorious ports. | Image: Apple There’s plenty to be excited about when it comes to Apple’s new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pros. As well as souped-up Pro ...
08:21 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Which AirPods model should you buy?
The AirPods Pro still sells for $249. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge In addition to new MacBooks on October 18th, Apple finally also introduced its third-generation...
07:32 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Senators call on Facebook to shelve Novi cryptocurrency project
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Senate Democrats called on Facebook to end its digital wallet and cryptocurrency project in a letter to chief executive Mark Zuc...
06:56 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Sinclair TV stations experienced a massive outage during ransomware attack
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Sinclair, the broadcast group that runs some of the most popular local channels across the ...
06:55 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Wyze captures the banality of suburban life in its newest video doorbell ad (and its not pretty)
Screenshot The typical sell for a video doorbell is: “You need to see what’s going on at your front door from your phone so no one steals your Amazon packages.” S...
06:43 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Snapchat says the Pixel 6 is the fastest phone to make a Snap
Photo by Google At today’s Pixel event, Google dove into the details about the Pixel 6 series devices and outlined a brand new feature that will make sending Snaps ev...
06:40 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge The biggest announcements from Googles Pixel 6 event
Google just wrapped up its Pixel 6 Fall Launch event, where it announced two new phones as well as a wealth of features that are supported by its new Tensor processor. Here are...
06:30 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Heres how the Pixel 6 compares to the Pixel 6 Pro
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge There’s a lot that we already knew about the Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro ahead of their debut at Google’s October 2021 event. ...
06:28 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Google Store serves would-be Pixel 6 buyers nothing but errors
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Pre-orders for Google’s new line of phones started at the same time as their launch event, but for most of us, trying to buy a Pixe...
06:11 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Nikola allowed to proceed with $2 billion patent lawsuit against Tesla
Image: Nikola Hydrogen trucking startup Nikola is being allowed to continue its three-year-old $2 billion patent lawsuit against Tesla. A federal judge shelved the suit...
06:06 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Smash Ultimates final update is a love story
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is delighted to announce the long-awaited nuptials between Mr. Doom Slayer Ripandtearington III and Ms. Isabelle née Shizue. The wedding ceremony to...
05:55 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Sundar Pichai and Rick Osterloh think the Pixel 6 is Googles breakout phone
Sundar Pichai (left) and Rick Osterloh (right). | Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge ‘We acknowledge we’re a challenger’ Continue reading… ...
05:53 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge The Pixel 6 and 6 Pro can make calling customer service less nightmarish
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge The Pixel 6 is Google’s first phone with a custom-designed SoC, and the appeal of the Tensor chip isn’t in raw power, it’s what...
05:46 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Googles new Pixel Stand supports up to 23W wireless charging
Google’s new Pixel Stand wireless charger. | Image: Google Google revealed a new second-generation Pixel Stand wireless charger on Tuesday. The new charger offers cha...
05:44 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge The Pixel 6s Tensor processor promises to put Googles machine learning smarts in your pocket
Google’s Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are officially here, and with them, the debut of Google’s new Tensor chip. Google has finally revealed more information on what the new SoC...
05:00 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Android 12 is now available for Pixel phones
Google The final version of Android 12 has been available to developers and eager fans for a few weeks on AOSP, but today, it officially launched for people who want to...
05:00 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Googles Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro finally bring new camera hardware in addition to software
The rear bar of the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro house new cameras. | Image: Google Today at its Pixel Fall Launch event, after many pre-announcements and leaks, Google finally an...
05:00 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge How to preorder the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro
You can preorder Google’s just-announced Pixels. | Image: Google Google’s new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are freshly announced, and they’re already up for preorder. ...
05:00 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro have big screens, big ambitions, and small prices
The Google Pixel 6 Pro (left) and Pixel 6 | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Google claims to finally be ready to take on Apple and Samsung Continue readin...
05:00 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Pixel Pass bundles Googles phone and services into one monthly subscription
The Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Google Pixel Pass is a new subscription bundle designed to let US customers pay for a Pixel phone...
03:57 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Apple botched the MacBook Pro notch
The day that many have been dreading has finally arrived. Apple has added a notch to its new MacBook Pros. And somehow, Apple — notch pros at this point — managed to utterl...
03:50 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge The MLB may launch streaming service for local games no cable TV required
Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images You may soon be able to watch your local teams’ home games without cable TV, as the MLB i...
03:29 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Get 10 percent off a PC you can build yourself at NZXT
For the next 48 hours, NZXT is giving 10 percent off all of its pre-built BLD systems. This includes its pre-fab configurations, as well as any custom-tailored builds. With PC ...
03:12 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge What is the new Apple Music Voice plan, and who is it for?
Apple Music Voice relies entirely on your dulcet tones to play music from any Siri-enabled device | Image: Apple The new Apple Music Voice plan that Apple announced at ...
03:00 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Instagram will let users co-author posts and share likes
Users will have to accept an invite to be co-author of a post. | Image: Instagram Instagram is kicking off a week of product reveals with the announcement of “Collabs...
02:58 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Casio G-Shock GSW-H1000 review: bad timing
A shock to the ecosystem Continue reading… ...
02:43 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Facebooks digital wallet finally launches... without Diem cryptocurrency
Image: Facebook Facebook is finally starting to roll out a “small pilot” of its Novi digital wallet today in the US and Guatemala, more than two years after it was ...
02:30 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Far Cry 6 is a failed chance to put Spanish front and center
A missed opportunity Continue reading… ...
02:11 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Facebook content moderators protest low wages with mobile billboard
Photo by KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images Facebook moderators are protesting low wages at contracting agency Accenture in the form of a mobile billboard and an i...
02:00 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Flight Simulator: Game of the Year Edition will include DirectX 12 support
Microsoft Flight Simulator: Game of the Year Edition is arriving on November 18th with DirectX 12 support. The free update will include five new aircraft, eight new airports, a...
02:00 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Facebooks new Portal Go is great for video calls, but not much else
The first battery-powered smart display, the Portal Go lets you bring video calling to every room in your home Continue reading… ...
01:50 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Google Pixel 6 event: rumors, news, and announcements
Google will likely reveal more about the Pixel 6 lineup at its October 19th event. Google’s virtual event is set for 1PM ET / 10AM PT on October 19th Continue ...
01:48 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge How to watch Googles Pixel 6 Fall Launch event
The Pixel 6, 6 Pro, and Android 12 will bring a fresh look to Google’s latest hardware. | Image: Google With the number of leaks and pre-announcements for the Google ...
01:44 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge How Jeep is going electric, with CEO Christian Meunier
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge They’re also working on biometric recognition Continue reading… ...
01:34 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Xbox Game Pass now has more than 100 touch-enabled games
Microsoft now has more than 100 games on Xbox Game Pass that support Xbox touch controls. The software giant is adding 13 titles to the list of touch-enabled games today, bring...
01:19 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Galaxy Z Flip 3 leads early Best Buy Black Friday deals starting today
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 sports a 6.7-inch 120Hz screen that folds in half. | Image: Dan Seifert / The Verge All the buzz of yesterday’s Apple Mac event and today...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Vaccine showdown at the radio station conglomerate
Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Politicon Happy Tuesday, y’all. Welcome to the week. As I mentioned in my Thursday Hot Pod Insider, I saw Dune on Friday —...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Amazon Music can now play spatial audio on your favorite headphones
Image: Amazon Amazon has announced that, beginning today, Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers will be able to listen to spatial audio music tracks with their favorite he...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge 2021 MacBook Pros compared: how Apples laptops stack up
Apple just announced new versions of its 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro explicitly designed around their new Arm-based M1 Pro and M1 Max CPUs. Both models are configurable wit...
12:00 pm - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge How public radio is trying to save print
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Why Chicago Public Media and the Chicago Sun-Times are exploring a merger Continue reading… ...
11:30 am - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Apple updates iMovie to adjust focus in iPhone cinematic mode footage
Apple has updated the iMovie app for Macs to let users edit and adjust the focus in videos recorded using the iPhone 13’s new “cinematic mode” — though you’ll need to...
11:07 am - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Fisher-Prices iconic Chatter Telephone now makes actual phone calls
Apple’s iPhone 4 is often held up as a pinnacle of phone design, but what about the Fisher-Price Chatter Telephone? With its friendly features (a big smiley face painted on t...
11:00 am - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Google has tried everything but building the best phone
Image: Google At 1PM ET, Google will try its best to convince millions of people to buy a Pixel 6 or Pixel 6 Pro instead of Apple’s iPhone 13 or a Samsung Galaxy. Wil...
10:14 am - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Googles app privacy briefings go live in the Play Store in February 2022
Google is one step closer to launching its new data privacy section for Play Store apps. App developers can now fill out the relevant details via Google’s new “Data safety ...
09:39 am - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Pixel 6 will reportedly double Googles smartphone production
The Pixel 6 Pro. | Google Google is planning a major increase in its smartphone shipments with the impending launch of the Pixel 6, according to Nikkei. The Japanese pu...
07:00 am - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge This Raspberry Pi add-on lets you control Lego robots
Image: Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi is releasing an add-on that will let you use many of its tiny, inexpensive computers to control certain Lego robot motors and sensors. ...
01:00 am - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Dbrand reveals new PS5 Darkplates days after pulling the originals
Dbrand’s new Darkplates. | Image: Dbrand Dbrand has revealed a brand-new design for its PS5 Darkplates just days after yanking the originals from sale. If you weren...
12:41 am - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge Someone unboxed the Pixel 6 early and didnt bother to turn it on
Pixel 6 color choices | Image: Google Google’s upcoming phones have made early appearances in leaks over, and over, and over, and over, and over again, so it’s real...
12:25 am - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge AMC expands open captioning on movies in its US theaters
Image: The Verge AMC has expanded open captioning on some film showings to 240 cinemas in the US, including select showtimes for all of its newer releases. The expansio...
12:23 am - Tue, October 19, 2021
The Verge PC games that run great on the Steam Deck will get a special Verified check mark
As the Steam Deck’s December 2021 launch approaches, Valve is taking time to make sure gamers know which titles will work on its portable machine. While its site still promis...
11:59 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apple finally listened to the pros
I nearly bought my first MacBook Pro in 2015. It would have been the first Mac I ever personally owned. But I convinced myself to wait another year for faster Intel chips — a...
11:15 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apples rumored Beats Fit Pro earbuds could have ear-fitting wingtips
These are are the Beats Fit Pro, according to 9to5Mac. | Image: 9to5Mac Apple has just announced the next generation of AirPods, but if you’ve been waiting for new Be...
11:07 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge macOS Monterey will have the old Safari tab design
If you squint, you can see the old tab design. | Image: Apple Apple debuted a controversial new Safari tab design this summer at WWDC 2021, and since then, it has tweak...
11:04 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge A piece of cloth to clean your Apple devices will cost you $19
Image: Apple If you were ever concerned about safely cleaning your Apple products, now you can use an official $19 piece of cloth made by Apple to do so. Apple released...
10:59 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Netflix will support Twitch co-streaming for the first episode of Arcane
Image: Netflix Arcane, Riot’s upcoming League of Legends-adapted fantasy series debuting on Netflix next month, will become Netflix’s first show to premiere with co...
10:54 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Want a fully specced-out MacBook Pro? Youll have to pay more than $6,000
Apple’s most expensive laptop is, well, expensive. | Image: Apple Apple announced new M1-equipped MacBook Pros on Monday, and they look like very good upgrades, with ...
10:50 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Regulators say GameStop rally raises questions of market efficiency
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge On Monday, the Securities and Exchange Commission published an official staff report on the GameStop rally earlier this year, c...
10:49 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Sony tests PS5 captures that pop up on your phone for sharing
Sony is testing a way to share screenshots and video captures taken on your PS5 with the PlayStation app, the company announced Monday. The new feature is part of a “limited-...
10:46 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apples websiteindicates macOS Monterey will launch without Universal Control
Universal Control, Apple’s upcoming feature that lets you control multiple devices with the same mouse and keyboard, will probably not be launching at the same time as macOS ...
10:35 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Netflix is reopening a movie theater in SoCal this month
Netflix will reopen the Bay Theatre at Palisades Village in Southern California beginning October 22nd, becoming the third physical theater with which the streamer has announce...
10:03 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge How to preorder Apples third-gen AirPods
Apple’s latest AirPods will be available on October 26th. | Apple The tech world may be abuzz regarding the 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pros, but the new AirPods — anno...
09:58 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apple quietly added a MagSafe charging case to its AirPods Pro, too
Apple just announced its third-generation AirPods with a new charging case that works with its MagSafe magnetic charging system, but the company also quietly announced that, st...
09:49 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apple announces new 14-inch MacBook Pro with a notch
Apple has announced a redesigned MacBook Pro, which now includes a 14-inch screen, Apple’s new M1 Pro and Max chips, a notch, squared-off design, and a wider selection of por...
09:47 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apples second-gen AirPods got a permanent $30 price cut
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple announced its third-generation AirPods during today’s big hardware event: a $179 set of earbuds that are much closer...
06:11 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Netflix trans employees and allies release a list of demands ahead of the walkout
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The trans employee resource group at Netflix has released a list of demands for the company ahead of Wednesday’s walkout. “W...
06:01 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge The 8 biggest announcements from Apples Unleashed event
Tim Cook speaking at Apple’s Unleashed event. | Image: Apple Apple has just finished its October 2021 event, which was full of news and announcements from the company...
05:53 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge macOS Monterey is officially launching on October 25th
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Following several beta releases, Apple announced that the next version of its macOS software, macOS Monterey, is about to re...
05:51 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apples new M1 MacBook Pros are the first with mini LED 120Hz refresh displays
Apple has just announced its redesigned MacBook Pros, powered by its newly revealed M1 Pro and M1 Max chips, and featuring a huge jump in display technology for the company’s...
05:49 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apple brings MagSafe 3 to the new MacBook Pro
MagSafe 3 | Image: Apple Apple ditched MagSafe five years ago when it moved to USB-C charging on its new laptops, but MagSafe 3 brings the familiar quick-release connec...
05:38 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Foxconn reveals three Foxtron-branded electric vehicle prototypes
The Foxtron Model E sedan. | Images: Foxconn iPhone assembler Foxconn has revealed three prototype electric vehicles as part of its effort to become a major player in t...
05:38 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apple announces 16-inch MacBook Pro with new M1 Pro and M1 Max processors
Apple has introduced its new 16-inch MacBook Pro, promising an upgrade in both design and performance. It’s configurable with the M1 Pro and the M1 Max, Apple’s new 10-core...
05:38 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apples new MacBook Pro has a notch
Apple is bringing the notch to its pro laptops. Apple is adding a notch on the display of its new MacBook Pro models. It’s a cut-out that will house the camera system...
05:35 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apple announces new 14-inch MacBook Pro with a notch
Apple has announced a redesigned MacBook Pro, which now includes a 14-inch screen, Apple’s new M1 Pro and Max chips, a notch, and a wider selection of ports in addition to th...
05:20 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apples HomePod Mini gets three new color options
Apple’s HomePod Mini ... now in color. With Siri now socializing on other smart speakers, Apple took to the stage at its October event to announce a new look for its ...
05:18 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apples new M1 Pro and M1 Max processors take its in-house Arm-based chips to new heights
Apple has officially announced its most powerful chips ever: the M1 Pro and M1 Max, souped-up versions of the M1 chip that it debuted last fall and the heart of its new MacBook...
04:00 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Microsoft execs reportedly warned Bill Gates years ago to stop emailing a female employee
Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates | Photo by Indraneel Chowdhury/NurPhoto via Getty Images Over 10 years before his departure from Microsoft’s board amid an investigati...
03:54 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Amazons Zoox will test its autonomous vehicles on Seattles rainy streets
Zoox, the autonomous vehicle company owned by Amazon, said it will test its vehicles on the hilly, rain-drenched streets of Seattle. The company also plans on opening an office...
03:07 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Elden Ring has been delayed, but only by a month
Elden Ring, the newest FromSoftware title created in collaboration with Game of Thrones torture artist / author George R. R. Martin, has been delayed. Bandai Namco announced th...
02:52 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Toyota has gone from lobbying against EVs to spending billions on battery development
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Toyota, the largest automaker in the world, announced that it will spend $3.4 billion on “automative batteries” in the U...
02:40 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge The Pixel 6: what to expect from Googles thoroughly pre-announced phone
Image: Google We’ve seen the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. Google’s decision to announce and thoroughly tease its new high-end flagship was revealing and confusing but, ...
02:00 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge The PS5 is the first console to outsell the Nintendo Switch in nearly three years
Sony has sold more than 10 million PS5s so far. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony’s PS5 has become the first console to outsell the Nintendo Switch in the US i...
02:00 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge The Worst Thing on Earth
Long before the introduction of the Apple Store, if you wanted to get your Mac fixed, you went to an independent repair shop like TekServe. It was a different time — the ’...
01:54 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Apples Unleashed Fall 2021 Mac Event: rumors, news, and announcements
Image: Apple The event kicks off at 1PM ET / 10AM PT today Continue reading… ...
01:12 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Sonys WH-1000XM4 are $100 off for the first time at Amazon
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The WH-1000XM4 over-ear headphones that Sony released in August 2020 have seen a couple of price drops, but none as big as today’s $1...
01:00 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge The Pixel 6: what to expect from Googles thoroughly pre-announced phone
Image: Google We’ve seen the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. Google’s decision to announce and thoroughly tease its new high-end flagship was revealing and confusing but, ...
12:14 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Look like your favorite Metal Gear Solid character, Cool Glassesman, with these Hideo Kojima shades
Legendary video game designer Hideo Kojima has collaborated with French eyewear specialist Jean-François Rey to produce a limited-edition quartet of shades, specs, and a 3D-pr...
12:09 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge The M1 chip saved the MacBook but now Apple has to win back the Pros
It’s been hard to be an Apple power user for the last half-decade. The glory days of the original Retina MacBook Pro have long since vanished into the sunset, and recent year...
12:08 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Cowboy 3 electric bike review: better safe than sporty
Whoa boy Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge An all-black PS5 sure would go great with Sonys new midnight black Pulse 3D headset
Sony Sony’s second colorway for the Pulse 3D headset for PS5 and PS4, clad in midnight black instead of white, is coming out this week. It’s the same $99.99 price a...
11:00 am - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge How to watch Apples October Unleashed event
Apple Apple is hosting its next big hardware event at 10AM PT / 1PM ET. The event is titled “Unleashed,” and while we’re not totally sure what Apple will be unlea...
10:54 am - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge OnePlus Harry Potter smartwatch cashes in on millennial nostalgia
How much do you still like Harry Potter? Enough to put up with a device that our own Dan Siefert called “basic and boring” and which Gizmodo’s Victoria Song called “the...
09:36 am - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge Ikeas Bluetooth speaker with Spotify Tap is also a lamp
Ikea’s Vappeby is one of the first Bluetooth speakers with a dedicated Spotify Tap button. | Image: FCC Ikea’s Vappeby Bluetooth speaker just leaked courtesy of an ...
08:57 am - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge UK schools are using facial recognition to take pupils lunch money
Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge A group of nine schools in the UK have started using facial recognition to verify children’s payments for school meals. The ...
08:35 am - Mon, October 18, 2021
The Verge The Pixel 6 might start at a relatively affordable $599
The Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro lineup. | Image: Google The Pixel 6’s price could start at $599 with 128GB of storage, while the 128GB Pixel 6 Pro could start at $898, a...
09:31 pm - Sun, October 17, 2021
The Verge New trailers: The Beatles: Get Back, Narcos: Mexico, The Batman, Hawkeye, and more
The Beatles prepare for their final live show, part of a “new” documentary from Disney. | Disney Happy Succession day to all of us who are celebrating, the show ret...
05:00 pm - Sun, October 17, 2021
The Verge Facebook disputes report that its AI cant detect hate speech or violence consistently
Facebook is disputing a report that says its artificial intelligence isn’t effective at detecting hate speech. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook vice...
02:43 pm - Sun, October 17, 2021
The Verge Hollywood union reaches contract agreement over streaming pay to avoid strike
IATSE members were planning to strike over working conditions | Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images The union representing thousands of film and televisi...
02:00 pm - Sun, October 17, 2021
The Verge Apples October Unleashed event: what to expect
Apple has announced an event for October 18th, with a video containing the title “Unleashed.” If you’ve been watching the rumor mill, it won’t come as a surprise — th...
12:47 pm - Sun, October 17, 2021
The Verge Russian spacecraft returns to Earth with movie crew aboard
Actress Yulia Peresild was part of a film crew that went to the International Space Station to film scenes for a movie. She returned to Earth Sunday along with Klim Shipenko an...
10:31 pm - Sat, October 16, 2021
The Verge The biggest announcements from DC FanDome
Black Adam was one of the trailers on display at DC FanDome Saturday | DC/WarnerBros DC Comics and Warner Bros. held their second annual Fandome The Batman shows off...
08:45 pm - Sat, October 16, 2021
The Verge The latest trailer for The Batman sees Robert Pattinsons Dark Knight face off against the Riddler
WarnerBros The Batman debuted a brand new trailer at DC FanDome on Saturday, showing off the best look yet at Robert Pattinson’s take on the Dark Knight and promising...
05:28 pm - Sat, October 16, 2021
The Verge Some Instacart shoppers plan Saturday strike over pay and work conditions
An Instacart shopper chooses items for a grocery order. Some workers plan to strike Saturday in protest of pay and work conditions | Image: Instacart Some Instacart sho...
03:00 pm - Sat, October 16, 2021
The Verge Analogues Pocket will have an extremely fancy OS to save games to and from cartridges
There’s still no firm release date for the delayed Analogue Pocket (outside of the broader “December 2021” window that the company last provided in September), but Analog...
02:47 pm - Sat, October 16, 2021
The Verge International Space Station tilted after thrusters on a Russian craft fired unexpectedly
The International Space Station | Getty Images The International Space Station was unexpectedly tilted on Friday after a test firing of thrusters on Russia’s Soyuz MS...
02:00 pm - Sat, October 16, 2021
The Verge A brief chat with the fired AppleToo organizer
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On October 14th, Apple fired a leader of the #AppleToo movement for allegedly failing to comply with an internal investigation. ...
01:24 pm - Sat, October 16, 2021
The Verge The US has set a date to reopen its borders to vaccinated foreign visitors
The US-Canada border reopened to vaccinated visitors | Photo by Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images The White House announced Friday that the US is reopening its land an...
01:01 pm - Sat, October 16, 2021
The Verge NASA launches its Lucy spacecraft to study the Jupiter Trojan asteroids
A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with the Lucy spacecraft launches from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on October 16th | (NASA/Bill Ingalls) NASA...
01:00 pm - Sat, October 16, 2021
The Verge Snag a Samsung soundbar for a low price from Newegg
This slim soundbar from Samsung is currently available for its lowest price ever at Newegg, down to just $298. This 38-inch soundbar comes packed with 9 forward-firing speakers...
04:04 am - Sat, October 16, 2021
The Verge Dbrand pulls its PS5 Darkplates from sale after Sony threatens legal action
Earlier this year, Dbrand started selling matte black PS5 side plates that it called Darkplates, and when it did, it baited Sony right on the product’s info page to “Go ahe...
11:36 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge After seeing new leaked photos of the Pixel 6, I think I finally get the phones unusual design
The Pixel 6’s distinctive look is easy to spot at a distance. | Image: Evan Blass on Twitter We’re just a few days away from Google’s October 19th launch event fo...
11:02 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge A year later, Apples MagSafe continues to underwhelm
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge One year ago yesterday, I wrote how MagSafe could be the biggest reason to buy an iPhone 12. I believed it, too. It looked like Apple h...
10:46 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge US Treasury says ransomware payouts in 2021 could top entire past decade
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The ransomware business is booming this year and could be bringing in billions for some of its top players, according to a repor...
10:20 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Valve bans blockchain games and NFTs on Steam, Epic will try to make it work
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Games that use blockchain technology or let users exchange NFTs or cryptocurrencies won’t be allowed on Steam, according to a ...
10:17 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Epic says its open to blockchain games after Steam bans them
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Epic tells The Verge that it’s “open to games that support cryptocurrency or blockchain-based assets” on its game store, u...
09:49 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge McDonalds is testing the McPlant, a Beyond Meat meatless burger
Photo by McDonald’s McDonald’s new plant-based burger, aptly named the McPlant, is coming to eight restaurants across the US (via CNBC). The fast-food chain teamed ...
09:21 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Human rights activist suing Twitter for allegedly giving Saudi spies access to his info
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A Saudi human rights activist has filed a lawsuit against Twitter, alleging that the company hired two people who spied on behal...
08:56 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Moscow adds facial recognition payment system to more than 240 metro stations
Photo by TASS\TASS via Getty Images Moscow launched “Face Pay” on Friday, a facial recognition payment system implemented in more than 240 Mosmetro stations, “the...
08:54 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Busta Rhymes has questions about NFTs, and he has NFTs for sale
Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage You can’t always take Busta Rhymes literally, and sometimes you shouldn’t take his questions seriously at all, but a tweet from this...
06:41 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Netflix just fired the organizer of the trans employee walkout
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix has fired a leader of the trans employee resource group who was organizing the upcoming October 20th walkout. The employ...
06:04 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Valve says no blockchain games or NFTs on Steam
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Games that use blockchain technology or let users exchange NFTs or cryptocurrencies won’t be allowed on Steam, according to a ...
06:04 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Valve bans blockchain games and NFTs on Steam
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Games that use blockchain technology or let users exchange NFTs or cryptocurrencies won’t be allowed on Steam, according to a ...
05:43 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Apple removed a popular Quran app in China
Image: Pakistan Data Management Services Apple has removed Quran Majeed, a popular app for reading and listening to the Quran, from the App Store in China, the BBC repo...
05:40 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Qualcomm is salty about Pixels switch to Tensor but really shouldnt be
Image: Google The Google Pixel 6 phones will ditch Snapdragon chips for an in-house design, and Qualcomm is clearly feeling a little hurt about it. Qualcomm couldn’t ...
05:15 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Tesla rolls out Safety Score-based insurance product in Texas
Image: Tesla Tesla is now selling insurance to customers in Texas, two years after first launching the offering in its now-former home state of California. But the vers...
04:46 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge China launches latest crew of three en route to nations Tianhe space station
(L to R) Ye Guangfu, Wang Yaping and Zhai Zhigang, the second crew for China’s new space station, ahead of their launch. | Photo by -/CCTV/AFP via Getty Images China ...
04:32 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Tether will pay $41 million over misleading claims it was fully backed by US dollars
Tether will be fined $41 million | Getty Images Tether will pay $41 million to settle allegations by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) that it made unt...
04:00 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Batman is getting another Fortnite comic crossover with one of the games most mysterious characters
Epic and DC Comics are teaming up again for another crossover with the one-shot comic Batman/Fortnite: Foundation #1, which will arrive in comic book stores on Tuesday, October...
03:58 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge The best budget laptop of 2021
Photography by Monica Chin / The Verge The best cheap laptops for video editing, gaming, and more Continue reading… ...
03:48 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Apple just fired a leader of the AppleToo movement
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has fired Janneke Parrish, a leader of the #AppleToo movement, amid a broad crackdown on leaks and worker organizing. Parr...
03:26 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Twitch says passwords werent exposed in massive data breach
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch has definitively stated that passwords weren’t exposed in last week’s major data breach. “Twitch passwords have no...
03:09 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge ZmBIZIs $550 Z2 phone pays you for your data usage
The ZmBIZI Z2 is a the $550 4G phone that pays you for the personal data you share on your phone. We live so much of our lives on our smartphones these days that our mo...
03:08 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Mobile app helps people manage their blood pressure
Hello Heart People with high blood pressure who used a smartphone app and at-home monitor were able to drive down their blood pressure, a new study showed. The program,...
02:57 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge You can now order the new Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis controllers for Switch
To faithfully play the Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games coming to Nintendo Switch Online, you’re going to want the original controllers. Nintendo has posted pages for both ...
02:57 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Animal Crossing is getting a big update and paid DLC on November 5th
Brewster is back. | Image: Nintendo Nintendo just wrapped up a huge Direct presentation focused on new content coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons, including the ga...
02:45 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Roku Streaming Stick 4K review: keeping it simple, now with Dolby Vision
Now with Dolby Vision and slightly faster performance Continue reading… ...
02:43 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge How to use iOS 15s new Focus modes
Image: Apple These days, it is way too easy to be pulled from your work by notifications and other distractions. In order to help you keep your attention where you want...
02:04 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Xbox Series X mini fridge preorders begin on October 19th for $99.99
Microsoft’s Xbox Series X-shaped mini fridge will be available to preorder next week. The Xbox Mini Fridge will be priced at $99.99 and available to preorder on October 19th ...
02:00 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge NASA is sending a spacecraft on a 12-year journey to explore swarms of asteroids around Jupiter
An artistic rendering of NASA’s Lucy spacecraft visiting a Trojan asteroid | Image: Southwest Research Institute Lucy is on a mission to see seven Trojan asteroid...
01:09 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: HTCs new VR headset, and what to expect at next weeks tech events
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss th...
12:55 pm - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge The M1 Mac Mini has dropped to its lowest price ever at Amazon
Amazon’s $150 discount on the 512GB Mac Mini brings the 2020 desktop down to its lowest price to date. The Mac Mini is already Apple’s most affordable desktop compu...
10:43 am - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Windows 11s new emoji isnt as 3D as Microsoft promised
Microsoft originally promised new 3D emoji for Windows 11 and various other products earlier this year. Now the company has gone for a 2D flat look instead, with the new emoji ...
10:04 am - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Go read this investigation into Amazons sprawling empire of in-house brands
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It’s no secret that Amazon owns a wealth of in-house brands that sell everything from affordable tech accessories (Amazon Basi...
10:00 am - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Govees inexpensive TV backlight goes big
A strong bias for bias lighting Continue reading… ...
07:49 am - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Nintendos Metroid Dread has a bug: heres how to avoid it
Dread is the first all-new 2D Metroid in almost 20 years. | Screenshot: Metroid Dread Nintendo is working to fix a bug in recently-released Metroid Dread that could hal...
12:41 am - Fri, October 15, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse has a new Music Mode that could make it the place to play
Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Clubhouse has a tremendous amount of competition from big companies that want to own the live audio space, but it may be...
11:50 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Facebook execs tease VR prototype hardware with new photos
Image: Facebook Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook virtual reality lead and soon-to-be CTO Andrew Bosworth (or “Boz”) are playing around with prototype VR (or AR) tech an...
11:08 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Apple rehires former HomePod engineer to get its software back on track
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Apple has hired a former HomePod engineer, Afrooz Family, to head up the team developing HomePod software, according to Bloomberg, wh...
11:04 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Block Party is out of beta and ready to block anyone who likes bad tweets
Image: Block Party Block Party, the anti-harassment service that specializes in making Twitter more tolerable to use, is out of beta and available now. Block Party auto...
10:58 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Boeing chief technical pilot couldnt Jedi mind trick his way out of a federal indictment
Boeing Boeing’s former chief technical pilot, Mark Forkner, was indicted on two counts of fraud and four counts of wire fraud for his role in the Boeing 737 Max debac...
10:13 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Apple Music might be coming to PS5
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Spotify has been a music streaming option on the PS5 since it launched in November, giving you the option to listen to your favorite m...
09:19 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Missouri governor threatens reporter who discovered state site spilling private info
Illustrator by Alex Castro / The Verge Missouri Governor Mike Parson is threatening legal action against a reporter and newspaper that found and responsibly disclosed a...
09:01 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge IndiEV reveals electric car with a built-in gaming PC but not much else
There’s a new electric vehicle startup breaking cover in California, making bold claims and teasing pie-in-the-sky ideas while remaining guarded about its founder and origin ...
08:32 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Deathloops huge new update brings DLSS, DualSense audio for PC, crash fixes, and more
Deathloop is an incredible game but also one with its fair share of nasty issues, particularly on PC — where some have experienced seriously stuttery performance and a nasty ...
07:44 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Pressure mounts on Amazon and App Store discrimination in new bill
After months of hearings and negotiations, pressure is growing in the Senate to pass new laws banning online platforms from giving preference to their own products and services...
07:29 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge I have a hard time believing your wearable is good if you had to Photoshop it onto a model
Wearable gadgets live or die on whether they’re actually comfortable to wear — it’s tough to recommend a fitness tracker that gives me a rash or a headset constantly drag...
07:25 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Facebook rolls out end-to-end encrypted backups to WhatsApp
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WhatsApp’s end-to-end encrypted chat backups for iOS and Android are available starting Thursday, Facebook announced. The comp...
07:25 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Facebook starts rolling out end-to-end encrypted backups to WhatsApp
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WhatsApp’s end-to-end encrypted chat backups for iOS and Android are available starting Thursday, Facebook announced. The comp...
06:52 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Signals founder is trolling with an NFT thatll turn to shit if you buy it
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Secure messaging app Signal’s founder Moxie Marlinspike is doing a bit of trolling by releasing an NFT that shows up different...
06:37 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 review: overpriced and underpowered
A polished PC with inconsistent performance Continue reading… ...
06:34 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge You can now sign up to buy Spotifys Car Thing, but you probably shouldnt
Photo by Ashley Carman / The Verge Spotify is making it easier to get ahold of its first hardware device, the Car Thing, by opening up a waitlist to purchase the device...
06:27 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Google is making it easier to doomscroll through search results
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google is making it easier to doomscroll through search results by automatically loading newer results as you get to the end of th...
05:38 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Genie Plus lets you skip lines at Disney World, but fans arent happy about it
Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Walt Disney World is offering yet another way to make your experience more magical (or more miserable...
05:18 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Waymos autonomous vehicles keep getting stuck in a dead-end street in San Francisco
Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Traffic is hell, but what if the cars clogging up the roadways are all robots? That’s what some residents on one quiet str...
05:00 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Nanoleafs latest smart lights are more nightclub than ever
Nanoleaf Lines is the latest product from the smart lighting company. | Image: Nanoleaf First, there were triangles; then there were squares. Next came hexagons, and no...
04:54 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Lawmakers want to strip legal protections from the Facebook News Feed
Democratic lawmakers want social networks to face legal liability if they recommend harmful content to users. Reps. Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ), Mike Doyle (D-P...
03:10 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Bose headphones and Apple iPhone accessories are on sale today
The popular Bose QC35 II headphones are just one of many great deals today. | Photo: Chris Welch / The Verge There are many great deals to be had today, especially if y...
03:01 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge The $499 HTCViveFlow isVRfor people who dont likeVR
HTC wants to find a new VR market — but what is it? Continue reading… ...
02:48 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Sony is letting you register for the chance to buy a PS5 for the holidays
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Sony has launched a landing page where you can register for the opportunity to buy a PS5 later this year, in time for the holida...
02:47 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Theyre putting guns on robot dogs now
It’s not clear if this gun-equipped quadrupedal robot is for sale, but it’s only a matter of time. | Image: Sword International Quadrupedal robots are one of the m...
02:33 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Microsoft to sunset LinkedIn for China, and replace it with an app lacking social media features
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft announced this morning that it’s shutting down the localized version of LinkedIn for China that has been available t...
01:43 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge TSMC is building a new chip factory in Japan, but warns of tight supply through 2022
Photo by Walid Berrazeg/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images TSMC has announced plans to expand its chipmaking efforts with a new factory in Japan during its Q3 202...
01:30 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge TCLs budget 20S and 20SE phones beat expectations
Big phones with small price tags Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Every PC can now run Crysis
But can it run Crysis? The answer is now yes, no matter what PC you own. Nvidia is bringing Crysis Remastered to its GeForce Now streaming service this week, alongside Crysis R...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Ikeas latest Sonos lamp speaker is still an acquired taste
Better looks, easier bulbs, still niche Continue reading… ...
12:38 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Halo Infinite multiplayer feels like an exciting return to form
Screenshot by Sean Hollister / The Verge We couldn’t get enough Continue reading… ...
12:05 pm - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Facebook is researching AI systems that see, hear, and remember everything you do
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is pouring a lot of time and money into augmented reality, including building its own AR glasses with Ray-Ban. Right no...
09:51 am - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Modular Framework laptop gets a marketplace for all those modules
Framework, makers of the modular 13.5-inch Framework laptop that’s designed to be easily repaired and upgraded, has launched a dedicated marketplace filled with replacement p...
07:53 am - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Apple extends AirPods Pro repair program for crackling or ANC issues
The AirPods Pro, first released in 2019. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple has quietly extended a repair program for the AirPods Pro that offers free repairs or ...
12:26 am - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge The Ncase M1, a crowdfunded marvel of a PC case, has been discontinued
The final product wound up being remarkably faithful to this early render. | Image: Ncase In 2012, fed up with the sorry state of small-form-factor (SFF) computer cases...
12:06 am - Thu, October 14, 2021
The Verge Adam Neumann is back, and he just got HBO Max to cave to his demands
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Months after HBO Max original docuseries Generation Hustle debuted on the service, a team representing WeWork co-founder Adam Ne...
11:43 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge EA is removing ex-Raiders coach Jon Gruden from Madden after email scandal
Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Electronic Arts is removing former Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden from Madden NFL 22 following reports that he had used racist, h...
10:37 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Biden administration gives offshore wind farms a big boost
The GE-Alstom Block Island Wind Farm stands in the water off Block Island, Rhode Island, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. | Eric Thayer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Of...
10:13 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Twitter is trying out ads in the perfect new place: right in the replies
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge I don’t know about you, but I sometimes feel like Twitter is overloaded with ads in my feed. Unfortunately, those ads don’t ...
10:06 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge How touse the iOS app tracking blocker
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Privacy is on everyone’s mind these days. Last spring, iOS 14.5 introduced a new privacy feature called App Tracking Transparency th...
09:30 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Fox is trying to build a Masked Singer NFT community
Some TV studio was going to be the first to tie a big NFT project to a major show, and it turns out to be Fox — the company is launching the MaskVerse, an NFT collection / ga...
09:24 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Facebook attempts to stop leaks by making some message boards private
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For weeks, Facebook has been dealing with numerous bombshell revelations resulting from a huge cache of leaked internal document...
09:00 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Luna Display can now turn your iPad into a second screen for Windows devices
Image: Astropad Astropad’s Luna Display is a handy way to turn an iPad or another Mac into a wireless external monitor for Apple’s computers. Now the company has up...
08:31 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Facebook execs tease VR prototype hardware with new photos
Image: Facebook Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook virtual reality lead and soon-to-be CTO Andrew Bosworth (or “Boz”) are playing around with prototype VR (or AR) tech an...
08:30 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge How Axie Infinity is turning gaming on its head
Last month I wrote about Loot, a viral social project like nothing I had seen before. What made it possible was the unique digital objects known as non-fungible tokens, or NFTs...
08:21 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge The Apple Watch Series 7 officially ditches the hidden diagnostic port
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Apple Watch’s diagnostic port has been a mysterious part of the wearable lineup since its first model, but the new Series 7 offi...
07:50 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge How to use Safari extensions on your iPhone and iPad
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge One of the handiest types of software in anyone’s quiver is the browser extension: those cool little applets that let your...
07:15 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Fossil fuels are forecast to dry up, but not soon enough
Climate protesters march to the White House on October 12, 2021 in Washington, DC.  | Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images This decade could see the beginning of th...
06:02 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Twitter is launching a Spaces accelerator program to pay live audio creators
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter announced on Tuesday that it plans to support Twitter Spaces creators through a new three-month accelerator program call...
05:15 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Facebook says it will ban content that sexually harasses celebrities
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook announced Wednesday that it would start removing “severe sexualizing content” targeting public figures as part of a...
05:06 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Visible confirms account breaches, blames outside sources
Image: Visible Cell service provider Visible has confirmed customer reports of attackers accessing and changing user accounts, and it has said that the breaches were ca...
05:00 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Call of Dutys new anti-cheat system includes a kernel-level driver to catch PC cheaters
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Activision is finally cracking down on cheating in Call of Duty: Warzone. A new Ricochet anti-cheat system is arriving in both C...
05:00 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Auroras autonomous trucks and taxis will be available to customers via subscription
Aurora, the autonomous vehicle company founded by the former lead engineer for Google’s self-driving car project, announced that its autonomous trucks and taxis will be avail...
03:53 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Safety regulator wants info on Teslas FSD beta, safety score evaluation
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants to know why Tesla didn’t issue a recall for Autopilot after it became obvi...
03:30 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Razer Blade 15 Advanced review: the new hotness
A technical achievement that struggles to hide its seams Continue reading… ...
03:27 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge We might get a System Shock live-action series before System Shock 3
A live-action System Shock series is apparently on the table for games-focused streaming platform Binge, marking a third attempt at reviving the classic space horror series. De...
03:18 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Verge Deals is our biweekly newsletter filled with tech sales and exclusive deals
Verge Deals, our weekly newsletter, highlights the best deals of the week, exclusive discounts, and more. Every day, The Verge scours the web looking for and writing ab...
03:13 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Snapchat is back up, after users couldnt post or send messages for hours
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For a couple of hours on Wednesday morning, Snap Streaks were at risk as many users reported they couldn’t successfully post s...
03:02 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Blue Origin successfully sends William Shatner and crew to edge of space and back
Image: Blue Origin Famed Star Trek actor William Shatner and a crew of three fellow passengers successfully flew to the edge of space and back this morning on Blue Orig...
03:00 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Reddits latest feature turns predictions into a tournament
Users pick a prediction and bet tokens on the outcome. | Image: Reddit Reddit has officially launched its new Predictions feature after piloting it for almost a year. I...
02:30 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Gaming and apparel brand 100 Thieves is getting into hardware with its first acquisition
The keyboard made by 100 Thieves and Higround. | Image: 100 Thieves 100 Thieves, a gaming organization known for its esports teams, apparel, and big-name streamers, is ...
02:26 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Amazon India allegedly rigged search results and ripped off sellers products
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon allegedly used its search system and user data to gain an edge over sellers in India, according to a new report from Reut...
02:08 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Boses new SoundLink Flex speaker has a rugged design and astonishing sound
Bose is introducing its first new portable Bluetooth speaker in quite a while. The $149 SoundLink Flex has a ruggedized design with an IP67 rating for dust and water resistance...
01:47 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Acers new ConceptD 7 SpatialLabs Edition laptop uses eye-tracking cameras for a glasses-free 3D display
Acer is finally bringing its glasses-free 3D SpatialLabs tech to a laptop you can buy: the company has officially announced the ConceptD 7 SpatialLabs Edition. Announced earli...
01:45 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Acers Chromebook 515 is made for business on the go
The Chromebook 515 is a new line from Acer. Like most laptop manufacturers, Acer has been courting remote workers and students with many of its new releases. I’ve spe...
01:45 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Acers Predator gaming projector is one of the first to support variable refresh rate
Just two people enjoying the delights of variable refresh rate on a projector. | Acer Acer’s Predator lineup of gaming products now includes two 4K projectors: the GM...
01:30 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Anker announces Soundcores first audio glasses, priced at $200
Image: Anker Anker is joining in on the trend of glasses that pull double duty as music listening devices. Today the company’s Soundcore brand announced the $199.99 S...
01:23 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge On The Verge is happening October 22nd and 23rd, and youre invited
An artistic rendering of The Verge’s 10-year party at Spring Studios in NYC. Join us in New York City for live performances, amazing artists and creators, and mu...
01:15 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge DoorDash launches $1 million disaster relief fund for restaurants
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Restaurant delivery platform DoorDash has launched a restaurant disaster relief fund that will offer grants of up to $10,000 to ...
01:13 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Apples AirPods Max are $100 off at Amazon and Walmart
Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge Another day, another sweet deal on the Apple AirPods Max. This time you can get them in select colorways at Amazon and Walmart for $450...
01:12 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Snapchat is down, as many users cant post or send messages
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For the last couple of hours, Snap Streaks have been at risk as many users report they can’t successfully post story updates o...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge AMD Radeon RX 6600 official: 1080p for $329, at retail any moment now
Surprise! AMD just revealed the $329* Radeon RX 6600, a new budget 1080p gaming graphics card that should be available at Amazon, Best Buy, Micro Center and Newegg starting as ...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Apple Watch Series 7 review: time and time again
A bigger screen and faster charging are nice, but not reasons to upgrade Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge How different is Amazons Halo View from the Fitbit Charge 5?
Amazon’s Halo View fitness tracker looks strikingly similar to the Fitbit Charge 5. | Amazon If recent headlines were any indication, Amazon’s fall hardware event w...
12:00 pm - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Watch William Shatner fly to space on Blue Origins tourist rocket
William Shatner and his fellow passengers pose in their Blue Origin flight suits | Image: Blue Origin Early Wednesday morning, famed Star Trek actor William Shatner wil...
10:30 am - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Why look at reality when you can edit what you see in real time?
The adoption of augmented reality is happening slowly but surely, and it’s easy to see one possible future for the technology: hardware that lets you edit what you see in rea...
10:20 am - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Ford to deploy angels to troubleshoot busted EV chargers
Charging Ford’s electric Mach-E. | Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Ford has an interesting idea for how it can improve the reliability of electric car chargers in ...
10:00 am - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge OpenSea fixes vulnerabilities that could let hackers steal crypto with malicious NFTs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge OpenSea has fixed vulnerabilities in its platform that could’ve let hackers steal someone’s crypto after sending them a mali...
10:00 am - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Birds scooters will now emit annoying beeps when you drive on the sidewalk
Photo by Gerard Bottino/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Riding an electric scooter on the sidewalk is dangerous, but scooter-sharing companies have struggled t...
09:53 am - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Windows 11s first update makes AMD CPU performance even worse
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge AMD warned last week that its chips are experiencing performance issues in Windows 11, and now Microsoft’s first update to its new ...
09:00 am - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Realmes extremely green GT Neo 2 flagship has a Snapdragon 870 for $425
Realme has launched its latest flagship phone for India, the GT Neo 2. It’s similar to the impressive Realme GT that came to Europe a few months ago — this one is better in...
08:38 am - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Quake remaster is now 4K 120fps on PS5 and Xbox Series X / S
Image: Bethesda The “next-gen upgrade” for this year’s Quake remaster, which adds support for up to 4K / 120fps gameplay, is now available for the PS5, Xbox Serie...
07:00 am - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Bowers & Wilkins updates iconic Zeppelin speaker with Alexa and AirPlay 2
New streaming tech, old Zeppelin shape. | Image: Bowers & Wilkins Bowers & Wilkins has announced a new Zeppelin speaker that updates the eye-catching design wit...
06:26 am - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Fujifilm launches wide-format version of its Instax Link mobile printer
Fujifilm has announced a new mobile printer that uses its larger Instax Wide format film. The Instax Link Wide Smartphone Printer is a similar idea to the existing Instax Mini...
01:30 am - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Some of Verizons Visible cell network customers say theyve been hacked
Image: Visible Some customers of Verizon’s Visible service are using social media to say that hackers have accessed their accounts, changed their information to lock ...
01:02 am - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Trans employees at Netflix plan walkout even as one activist is reinstated following suspension
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The trans employee resource group at Netflix is planning a company-wide walkout on October 20th to protest statements made by co...
12:00 am - Wed, October 13, 2021
The Verge Samsung announces Unpacked 2 event for Wednesday Oct 20th, right after Apple and Google
Samsung has just sent out invitations for an event it is holding online on Wednesday, October 20th at 7AM PT / 10AM ET. It’s called “Galaxy Unpacked Part 2,” which is pos...
11:48 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge G4 TV returns November 16th with Attack of the Show, Xplay and more
Image: G4 TV After more than a year of teasing and occasional streams, G4 will make its return as a linear TV channel on November 16th. So far, the channel is confirmed...
11:26 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Netflix is adding the original Cowboy Bebop so you can watch it all before the live action adaptation
An image from Cowboy Bebop. | Image: Netflix Netflix is adding the original Cowboy Bebop anime series to its catalog on October 21st, giving you about a month to watch ...
10:52 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Netflix calls Squid Game its biggest ever series at launch
Image: Netflix Netflix’s hugely popular series Squid Game has become its biggest title ever at launch, the company said Monday. The company’s Netflix Geeked account...
10:49 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge HTCs new headset has leaked and itll make you look like a bug
A leaked marketing image of the unannounced HTC Vive Flow VR headset. | Image: Evan Blass on Twitter On Monday, I wrote about leaked details of an unannounced HTC Vive ...
10:16 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Coinbase is adding a way to showcase NFTs later this year
Image: Coinbase Coinbase announced Monday that it plans to sell, trade, and mint NFTs in an expansion from the marketplace’s cryptocurrency-based roots. Details on ho...
09:44 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Charter asks ex-customers to resubscribe or risk their credit scores
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Charter has been telling former customers that it’ll forgive their debts and stop reporting them to credit agencies if they re...
09:17 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Vudu brings its TV and moviestreamingapp to Facebooks Oculus VR devices
Image: Vudu Vudu’s freemium streaming app is now supported on Facebook’s Oculus Quest 1 and Quest 2 VR devices, with a spokesperson telling The Verge more than a hu...
08:55 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge FDA authorizes first e-cigarette but only allows tobacco flavors
After rejecting over one million e-cigarette related products, the Food and Drug Administration announced today that it authorized its first e-cigarette: the Vuse Solo, made by...
08:50 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly cant get enough chips for the iPhone 13
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The chip shortage is hitting the iPhone 13, with Apple reportedly unable to get enough parts to hit its planned manufacturing goals, a...
07:30 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Listen to our Windows 11 and Microsoft Surface roundtable
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge On Tuesdays for the remainder of the year, The Verge’s flagship podcast The Vergecast will be featuring additional new episodes, wi...
06:58 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Facebook has banned nearly 1,000 militarized social movements, documents reveal
Photo by JEFF DEAN/AFP via Getty Images Facebook has placed at least 986 groups on a private list of banned “militarized social movements,” according to internal Fa...
06:58 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge 1Password will now let you share passwords with just a link
Image: 1Password Password manager 1Password is making it easier to share passwords with anyone, with Psst! (password secure sharing tool), a new link sharing feature th...
06:22 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Twitter testing an easier way to switch to your reverse-chronological feed
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Twitter is testing a new way to switch to your reverse-chronological feed a bit more easily, the company announced Tuesday. ...
05:39 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Epic finally admits that its Imposters mode was inspired by Among Us
Image: Epic Fortnite’s Imposter mode is an Among Us clone in all but name, but nearly two months later, Epic Games is finally acknowledging in today’s patch notes w...
05:32 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge NASAs massive next-generation space telescope arrives in South America ahead of launch
JWST undergoing testing at Northrop Grumman earlier this year | Image: Northrop Grumman After more than two decades of delays and ballooning development costs, NASA’s...
05:26 pm - Tue, October 12, 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...
05:24 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge The Dailys founding producer, Theo Balcomb, is leaving the Times
Photo by Christina Cala Hello again, and thanks for reading Hot Pod. Today’s an unexpectedly busy one — with a scoop for us to get into. I’ll waste no time! SCOOP...
05:10 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge See how climate change could drown landmarks around the world
Projected future sea level at South of Market (SoMa) in San Francisco, United States due to human-caused global warming under 3 degrees Celsius of glob...
04:49 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge How to transfer your Google Authenticator 2FA to a new phone
Photo by S3studio/Getty Images Two-factor authentication (2FA) is one of the best and easiest ways to keep your online accounts secure. It works by issuing an authentic...
04:10 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Apple announces October 18th event after months of Mac rumors
Apple October 18th event invitation | Image: Apple Apple’s next hardware event will take place on October 18th, according to invites it sent out today. The company is...
04:00 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Adobe shows off upcoming Camera Raw support for Photoshop on iPad
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Adobe is bringing Camera Raw to the iPad version of Photoshop, and has demonstrated how it works in a hands-on video. Ryan Dumlao, sen...
03:52 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Ecobees smart thermostat is the first to have Siri voice control built-in
Siri can now be set as the default voice assistant in the Ecobee SmartThermostat. | Image: Ecobee First announced at Apple’s WWDC earlier this year, Siri has now land...
03:44 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Scream is back, and Ghostface is better at controlling my smart home than my phone
Image: Paramount Pictures He’s back, and he’s coming for you — through your smart home. As if Ghostface’s reappearance after a decade laying dormant wasn’t sc...
03:42 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge DCs new comic book Superman is coming out as bisexual in next months issue
DC’s newest Superman is coming out of the closet next month, with the comics company revealing that Jon Kent will be starting a relationship with Jay Nakamura, a new characte...
03:15 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge The Verge is now on your smart TV
Stream Verge videos in 4K on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Android TV Continue reading… ...
03:11 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge The next big thing in podcasts is talking back
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Poll, Q&As, and comment sections could turn podcasting interactive Continue reading… ...
03:02 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge FDA clears Withings EKG and blood oxygen features
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge After over a year in limbo, Withings finally has Food and Drug Administration clearance for its ScanWatch, which monitors fo...
03:00 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge 8BitDos very good Pro 2 controller is getting an Xbox version soon
8BitDo 8BitDo is releasing a wired version of its Pro 2 controller for Xbox consoles and PC on December 8th, 2021. It’s nearly identical in terms of features to the B...
03:00 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge VanMoofs new V e-bike is its fastest ever
Rendering of the VanMoof V, the company’s first fast e-bike. | Image: VanMoof Fast and furious Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Hyper says its new USB-C docks can run two displays off an M1 MacBook out of the box
Two display from an M1 MacBook. | Image: Hyper Hyper claims its new USB-C hubs will address one of the key frustrations with Apple’s M1 MacBooks: their inability to n...
02:00 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Samsungs new 980 Pro SSD for the PS5 brings its own heatsink
Samsung has created a new 980 Pro SSD model designed for Sony’s PlayStation 5. The SSD includes a heatsink specifically designed to fit inside the M.2 SSD storage expansion s...
01:45 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge How Amazon runs Alexa, with Dave Limp
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge The senior vice president of devices and services gets into the weeds Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Amazons first-gen Echo Buds are just $40 now at Woot
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Truly wireless earbuds vary wildly in price, but if you’re looking to save money today, check out Woot’s deal on the first-gen Echo...
01:01 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Meet Nokia G300, the $199 5G phone for Tracfone and Straight Talk customers
The Nokia G300 is a 5G-enabled phone with a 6.52-inch LCD and 4,470mAH battery. | HMD Global Why should postpaid mobile customers have all the 5G fun? HMD Global, the m...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Ecobees smart thermostat is the first to have Siri voice control built-in
Siri can now be set as the default voice assistant in the Ecobee SmartThermostat. | Image: Ecobee First announced at Apple’s WWDC earlier this year, Siri has now land...
12:30 pm - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Netgears new mesh Wi-Fi 6E router costs $1,500
Netgear launches the first quad band Wi-Fi 6E mesh system. Just when you were starting to think about upgrading to a Wi-Fi 6 router, Wi-Fi 6E is here. And it’s expens...
11:54 am - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge These apps let you customize Windows 11 to bring the taskbar back to life
The Windows 11 taskbar. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge I’m not the only one who hates the new Windows 11 taskbar, and now third-party developers are coming to t...
11:43 am - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge This bipedal robot uses propeller arms to slackline and skateboard
LEONARDO can fly and walk thanks to bipedal legs and propeller arms. | Image: Caltech Aerospace Robotics and Control Lab / Science Robotics When it comes to judging ho...
10:44 am - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge US PC market declines due to supply issues just as Windows 11 launches
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The US PC market has declined during the recent quarter, due to pandemic-related supply issues. It’s the first time the US...
10:30 am - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge 8BitDos Xbox media remotes are cute and cheap
The white version of the 8BitDo Media Remote for Xbox is very compact. For some reason, Microsoft doesn’t make a media remote for its Xbox Series consoles. There was ...
10:15 am - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Google says its dropping Material Design components on iOS in favor of Apples UIKit
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is phasing out its use of Material Design user interface components for its iOS apps in favor of leaning more on Apple’...
10:09 am - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Microsoft says it mitigated the largest DDoS attack ever recorded
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft says it was able to mitigate a 2.4Tbps Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack in August. The attack targeted an A...
10:00 am - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Tile refreshes its Mate, Pro, Slim, and Sticker trackers with better range, louder volume, and improved water resistance
The new Tile Pro, Tile Slim, and Tile Sticker trackers | Image: Tile Tile is refreshing its entire product lineup today with brand new hardware for its Tile Mate, Tile ...
10:00 am - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge The Tile Ultra takes on AirTags with UWB-powered AR tracking, coming early 2022
Tile has officially announced its first ultra-wideband (UWB) tracking tag, the Tile Ultra, coming in 2022 and which Tile claims is the first tracking tag from any company to of...
09:42 am - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Microsoft transforms the Windows Subsystem for Linux into a Windows 11 app
Microsoft has transformed the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) into an app that you can simply download and install from the Microsoft Store on Windows 11. A preview version o...
09:30 am - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge The first USB-C iPhone is here thanks to a mod
A USB-C port on an iPhone X. | Ken Pillonel (YouTube) Apple hasn’t created a USB-C iPhone despite years of rumors, but that hasn’t stopped a robotics engineering st...
08:33 am - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Instagrams outages were so bad the app will now alert users when the service goes down
Instagram is testing a feature that will announce serious outages in users’ Activity Feed. | Image: Instagram Instagram is testing a new feature that will alert user...
12:33 am - Tue, October 12, 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...
12:00 am - Tue, October 12, 2021
The Verge Samsung tries to prove its foldable phones are tough in a new test video
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Samsung is sharing new details about how it tests the durability of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3. However, it’s unclear exactly w...
11:37 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Here are the best Kindle deals right now
The 2018 Kindle Paperwhite might not be the newest model, but it’s available for $35 off. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge When it comes to finding a dev...
09:04 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Magic Leap somehow raised $500 million to make another AR headset
Magic Leap Magic Leap has raised $500 million in funding and is preparing to release a new AR headset, the Magic Leap 2, next year, the company announced Monday. The he...
08:42 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge HTCs new Vive Flow headset reportedly launches this week
A promotional image for HTC’s upcoming event. | Image: Engage HTC is planning to release a new VR headset this week and is also working on its own metaverse-like virt...
07:40 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen to speak to its Oversight Board
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before Congress on October 5th. | Photo by Matt McClain-Pool/Getty Images Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen said Mo...
07:40 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Facebook Oversight board also very interested in what Frances Haugen has to say
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before Congress on October 5th. | Photo by Matt McClain-Pool/Getty Images Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen said Mo...
07:25 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Now every Twitter web user can soft block annoying followers
All Twitter web users can now soft block followers. | Image: Twitter Twitter is rolling out a new feature that lets any user on the web remove a follower without blocki...
06:42 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Amazons new work-from-home policy: let teams decide
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon CEO Andy Jassy sent an email to employees on Monday outlining a shift in work-from-home policies for its office workers. ...
05:50 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge The best deals on MacBooks right now
The 2020 MacBook Air, one of the best laptops you can get, is now available at Amazon starting at $850. With multiple configurations and various models to choose from, ...
05:41 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Netflix suspends trans employee who tweeted about Dave Chappelle special
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Netflix has suspended a trans employee who tweeted about Dave Chappelle’s comedy special The Closer. In the stand-up set, whic...
05:32 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Apple releases iOS 15.0.2 with some Find My fixes
Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Apple released iOS 15.0.2 on Monday, and it has some important bug fixes, including a couple specific to Find My. On my iPhone 12 ...
05:10 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge The best deals on 4K TVs
The Frame, Samsung’s art-like QLED TV, is on sale at Amazon right now for $1,398. | Samsung There are a lot of 4K TVs available to choose from, complete with a wide v...
05:00 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Amazfits long-lasting Zepp OS fitness watches like iPhones and Android equally
The Amazfit GTR 3 Pro, GTR 3, and GTS 3 series of Zepp OS-powered fashion fitness watches. | Image: Amazfit Amazfit is launching three new long-lasting smart activity w...
04:34 pm - Mon, October 11, 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-...
04:29 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Facebook expands its Live Audio feature to more creators globally
Facebook’s Live Audio rooms feature is expanding globally | Facebook Facebook is expanding the Live Audio rooms feature it launched in the US in June to a global audi...
03:15 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Google TV is adding personalized profiles and watchlists soon
Image: Google TV Google TV is making finding something to watch in a multiuser household a whole lot less chaotic by adding custom profiles, watchlists, and personalize...
03:00 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Burn-in isnt a huge risk for Nintendos Switch OLED, but you can still take precautions
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Nintendo’s Switch OLED Model is now available, and even if it’s no Switch Pro, there’s a lot to like about it. But as new owners ...
02:58 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Nintendo wont make Europeans play worse versions of N64 games on Switch
The release also includes Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis controllers for Switch. | Image: Nintendo The Nintendo 64 games being re-released as part of the upcoming Nintend...
01:26 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Astronaut Sally Ride will be one of the women featured on a 2022 US quarter
Sally Ride, the first American woman to go to space, will be memorialized on a 2022 quarter. | US Mint Sally Ride, the first American woman to travel to space, will be...
01:00 pm - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Google TV is adding personalized profiles and watchlists soon
Image: Google TV Google TV is making finding something to watch in a multiuser household a whole lot less chaotic by adding custom profiles, watchlists, and personalize...
10:51 am - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Googles plans for Fuchsia OS teased in job listings
The first generation Nest Hub, which was updated to run Fuchsia earlier this year. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Google says “it’s time” to now bring its mys...
08:45 am - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Pixel Pass is Googles rumored response to Apple One
Image: Google Google seems poised to announce a new subscription bundle called “Pixel Pass,” which would combine a new Pixel device with an extended warranty and pr...
07:00 am - Mon, October 11, 2021
The Verge Fairphone 4 review: the price of sustainability
A modular smartphone that (mostly) feels like a modern device Continue reading… ...
08:08 pm - Sun, October 10, 2021
The Verge Instagram to introduce take a break feature and nudge teens away from harmful content
Instagram to introduce new features to nudge teams away from harmful content | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram will introduce new measures to nudge te...
05:47 pm - Sun, October 10, 2021
The Verge Blue Origin postpones William Shatners space flight by a day
William Shatner is heading to space on October 13th | Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic Jeff Bezos’ spaceflight company Blue Origin said Sunday it will postpone...
04:59 pm - Sun, October 10, 2021
The Verge New trailers: Star Trek: Discovery, Doctor Who: Flux, Blade Runner: Black Lotus, and more
Sonequa Martin-Green stars as Captain Michael Burnham in Star Trek: Discovery | Paramount Plus Before it premiered, Jason Sudeikis described season two of Ted Lasso as ...
02:40 pm - Sun, October 10, 2021
The Verge How to change your default browser in Windows 11
If you’ve updated your PC from Windows 10 to Windows 11, you may have noticed that when you click on a link for a website, a PDF document, or a variety of other file types, y...
02:14 pm - Sun, October 10, 2021
The Verge SNLs take on the Facebook whistleblower hearing reminds us of the good old MySpace days
NBC/SNL Last week Saturday Night Live poked fun at Jeff Bezos and the billionaire space race, and this week it took aim at the senators who conducted this week’s Face...
01:14 pm - Sun, October 10, 2021
The Verge Musk says Tesla will begin production at its German Gigafactory by the end of the year
Elon Musk appeared at the Tesla Gigafactory in Germany on Saturday. The first vehicles are due to roll off the production line there by the end of 2021. | Photo by Patrick Pleu...
07:28 pm - Sat, October 9, 2021
The Verge Google Pixel 6 leak teases Magic Eraser feature, plus five years of Android security updates
The Google Pixel 6 (top) and Pixel 6 Pro (bottom) | Google New leaks from a marketing site appear to confirm that the camera for the Pixel 6 will have a new Magic Erase...
05:52 pm - Sat, October 9, 2021
The Verge Boeing Starliner test flight delayed until 2022
A test flight for Boeing’s Starliner has been pushed back to 2022 | NASA/Joel Kowsky NASA has officially pushed back the launch of its Orbital Flight-Test 2 until nex...
01:39 pm - Sat, October 9, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk cites last minute concerns in delay of Tesla software rollout
Tesla has delayed the latest rollout of its so-called “Full Self-Driving” software | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla has delayed the rollout of its Fu...
01:00 pm - Sat, October 9, 2021
The Verge How to work with the Windows 11 Widget panel
Windows 11 has introduced a brand new Widgets panel, where you can access a variety of updated information using configurable topic boxes (what Microsoft calls information card...
12:30 pm - Sat, October 9, 2021
The Verge This 55-inch QLED TV is available for a stellar price at Best Buy
Perhaps not as impressive as some of the cutting-edge OLED TVs, it's tough to argue with a deal this good. The 55-inch Insignia F50 4K TV is currently available at Best Buy for...
11:21 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Apple is appealing the Epic Games ruling it originally called a resounding victory
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has filed for an appeal of the ruling in its major trial against Epic. While Apple largely won that case (the company went...
09:59 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge My new favorite Twitter account just posts classic clips of SNL hosts introducing the musical guest
Sean Penn introducing LL Cool J on Saturday Night Live. | Image: @snlhostsintro The highlight of my Friday so far has been the discovery of the @snlhostsintro Twitter a...
09:42 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Facebook is trying to stop the sale of Amazon rainforest land on its Marketplace
Photo by Ricardo Beliel/Brazil Photos/LightRocket via Getty Images Did you know you can sell land on Facebook Marketplace? No? Neither did I. Did you know people were t...
09:24 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Facebook says outage affecting Instagram, Messenger, and more has been fixed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook says it has fixed an outage that lasted for about two hours across some of its services on Friday. The outage, which Fa...
09:12 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge If you want to use the Apple Watch Series 7s new fast charging, make sure to use the cable in the box
Image: Apple One of the best features on the Apple Watch Series 7 is its newly added fast charging system, which Apple claims is 33 percent and capable of charging the ...
08:23 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Google Reader is still defunct, but now you can follow RSS feeds in Chrome on Android
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Reader is still defunct, but its spirit lives on in a “follow button” for Chrome that Google first started experiment...
07:53 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Watch the Pixel 6 Pro get put together and taken apart in leaked videos
Image: YouTube While Google has already shared a lot about its upcoming Pixel 6 Pro flagship, including its bold exterior design, two new videos posted to YouTube revea...
07:28 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Facebook confirms that some of its services are having issues again
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram has been experiencing issues for many of us here at The Verge, but it turns out that the problem might be broader than...
06:35 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge The six-figure Mercedes-Benz EQS gets a 350-mile range rating
Image: Mercedes-Benz The all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQS is chock full of luxury and tech features. Now we know it will be competitive with some of its six-figure rivals...
06:31 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge How to preorder the Apple Watch Series 7
The Apple Watch Series 7 features larger screens. | Image: Apple The new Apple Watch Series 7 was announced alongside the iPhone 13, iPad, and iPad Mini, but it’s the...
06:14 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge This iPhone 13 case adds what the phone wasalways missing a candy launcher
No matter how much Apple hypes Ceramic Shield — the special glass mixture introduced with the iPhone 12 — and the build quality of the metal and glass sandwich that is the ...
06:08 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Watch the first trailer for The Expanse season 6, arriving December 10th
The beloved, intriguingly political, and mysterious sci-fi show The Expanse’s final season on Amazon is nigh. Season 6 is coming December 10th, and the company just dropped t...
05:22 pm - Fri, October 8, 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...
05:21 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge The Nintendo Switch OLED model is now available online
Nintendo’s newest hybrid console packs in a seven-inch OLED display and a few subtle enhancements. | Image: Nintendo Update October 8th, 1:21PM ET: Best Buy is the la...
04:52 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge PC Building Simulator is free on the Epic Games Store
Your key to the PC of your dreams Depending on who you ask, PC Building Simulator is either utterly ridiculous or incredibly satisfying. You can decide for yourself by ...
04:19 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Apple removes the Apple Watch Series 6 from its official lineup
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Apple Watch Series 7 is finally available to preorder, nearly a month after Apple announced the new smartwatch. But the launch of ...
04:03 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Lenovo Smart Clock 2 review: a minor upgrade to the smallest smart display
A decent alarm clock on a slightly pointless smart display, it’s the new charging dock that makes this worth considering Continue reading… ...
04:03 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Lenovo Smart Clock 2 review: a good dock with an okay clock
A decent alarm clock on a slightly pointless smart display, it’s the new charging dock that makes this worth considering Continue reading… ...
03:30 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max review: the one to buy
The improvements are minor but worth the extra cash Continue reading… ...
03:17 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge The Nintendo Switch OLED model is now available online
Nintendo’s newest hybrid console packs in a seven-inch OLED display and a few subtle enhancements. | Image: Nintendo Update October 8th, 11:42AM ET: It seems like Nin...
03:00 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge The Grand Theft Auto trilogy is getting remastered for PC and consoles, including Nintendo Switch
Rockstar Games After several rumors, Rockstar Games has confirmed that Grand Theft Auto III, Vice City, and San Andreas are each getting HD remasters. They’ll be rele...
02:50 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge How to change your default browser in Windows 11
If you’ve updated your PC from Windows 10 to Windows 11, you may have noticed that when you click on a link for a website, a PDF document, or a variety of other file types, y...
02:19 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: Facebooks week of outages and whistleblowing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the we...
02:00 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Tar balls, oiled birds, and months of cleanup on Californias beaches
As the oil spill spread across Orange County, an aerial view of Laguna Beach Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021.  | Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Coas...
02:00 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio review: back to the drawing board
Microsoft rethinks what a creator-focused laptop should be and is mostly successful Continue reading… ...
01:27 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge How to preorder the Apple Watch Series 7
The Apple Watch Series 7 features larger screens. | Image: Apple The new Apple Watch Series 7 was announced alongside the iPhone 13, iPad, and iPad Mini, but it’s the...
01:20 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge PSA: Dont peel off the protective cover on your OLED Switchs glass screen
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge If you’re the owner of a Nintendo Switch OLED console, make sure you don’t try to peel off the integrated screen protector on ...
01:06 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Twitch defaced with pictures of Jeff Bezos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hackers have managed to deface Twitch for a few hours this morning, replacing a number of background game images with photos of ...
12:56 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Apples 2020 iPad Air is down to its lowest price yet today
The Magic Keyboard is, unfortunately, sold separately. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s fourth-generation iPad Air with a refreshed design and USB-C chargi...
12:00 pm - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge How to preorder the Apple Watch Series 7
The Apple Watch Series 7 features larger screens. | Image: Apple The new Apple Watch Series 7 was announced alongside the iPhone 13, iPad, and iPad Mini, but it’s the...
10:24 am - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Facebook bans developer behind Unfollow Everything tool
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A developer who made a tool that let people automatically unfollow friends and groups on Facebook says he’s been banned perman...
08:58 am - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge TikTok is coming to LGs recent smart TVs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has launched an app for LG’s 2020 and 2021 smart TVs, the TV manufacturer has announced. The app arrived on these recen...
08:48 am - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge Google Search adds guitar tuner to its smorgasbord of built-in features
You play a note, and the software tells you whether you’re in tune. | Screenshot: Google.com Google Search now has a handy built-in tuner, letting you use the microph...
08:46 am - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge The OLED Nintendo Switch doesnt have a Pentile screen
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge The new Nintendo Switch OLED Model doesn’t have a Pentile screen. That might not mean much to you, and it wasn’t something we ...
02:10 am - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge SVP of Android offers open invitation to help Apple put RCS texting on the iPhone
In a tweet earlier today, Google SVP Hiroshi Lockheimer called on Apple to support RCS, the next-generation texting standard that’s supposed to supplant SMS. He offered an ...
01:14 am - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge YouTube says its auto livestream captions are now available for all creators
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube has announced that its automatic livestream captions should now be available for all creators, instead of being limited ...
12:53 am - Fri, October 8, 2021
The Verge California just made it a lot harder for companies to cover up harassment and abuse
Jane Tyska/Digital First Media/East Bay Times via Getty Images California governor Gavin Newsom signed the Silenced No More Act on Thursday night— a historic piece of...
11:41 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge A friendly reminder that Hulus price is going up October 8th
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hulu’s prices are going up beginning Friday, October 8th for both its monthly and annual subscription tiers. It was initially...
10:58 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Nintendo engineers suggest Switch Joy-Con drift will never be fixed
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge One of the Nintendo Switch’s persistent flaws has been Joy-Con drift, a phenomenon where players observe false inputs when they are...
10:33 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Microsoft has promised to actively look into right to repair
Microsoft has agreed to have an independent third-party study the potential impact of it making its devices easier to repair and to make changes based on those findings by the ...
10:30 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Tesla is moving its headquarters to Austin, Texas
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Thursday that the company is moving its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Austin, Texas, where it has been...
10:14 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Irelands status as tax haven for tech firms like Google, Facebook, and Apple is ending
Google in Dublin | Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images Ireland said Thursday it would join an international agreement that sets taxes on profits for multinat...
10:12 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge The easy way to install Windows 11 on unsupported CPUs
Did you take one look at our hefty Windows 11 upgrade checklist and nope right out of there? It turns out there’s a dramatically easier way to install Windows 11 on computers...
10:05 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Firefoxs address bar has ads now, but you can disable them
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Mozilla introduced a new suggested search result feature in the Firefox address bar as part of the 93.0 release of its browser. ...
10:04 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Samsungs browser is now available for its Wear OS smartwatches
Samsung’s latest smartwatches. | Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Samsung has brought its Samsung Internet web browser to the new Wear OS-based Galaxy Watch 4 (via 9t...
09:56 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Foundation is getting a second season on Apple TV Plus
Image: Apple Foundation has been renewed for a second season on Apple TV Plus, Apple announced today, ahead of the release of the fourth episode of the first season on ...
08:09 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Here are the best Apple Watch deals right now
The Product Red edition of the Series 6 has often recieved the biggest discounts. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Thinking about picking up a new Apple Watch? It mi...
07:56 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Google and YouTube will cut off ad money for climate change deniers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google will no longer allow advertisers, publishers, and YouTube creators to monetize content that denies the existence of clima...
07:12 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Phil Lord and Chris Millers next project is a murder mystery for Apple TV Plus
Image: Apple Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the producers behind Into the Spider-Verse and the writer-directors of The Lego Movie, are bringing their talents to Apple TV P...
07:07 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Facebooks new $10 million fund for VR creators is hopefully just the beginning
A screenshot from Horizon Worlds. | Image: Facebook Facebook has announced a $10 million Creator Fund to encourage people to build experiences on its Horizon VR platfor...
06:46 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Tinder and Lyft partner so you can send your match a ride for an IRL date
Lyft and Tinder have partnered to offer free rides | Tinder Dating app Tinder and ride-hailing company Lyft are partnering on a new feature that lets Tinder members buy...
06:39 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge After Epic v. Apple, a small developer is challenging Apples in-app payment system
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The ambiguous finish to the Epic v. Apple trial opened a tiny crack in Apple’s control over in-app payments on the iPhone — ...
05:43 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Game developer Eidos-Montral is switching to a four-day workweek
Image: Square Enix Eidos-Montréal and its subsidiary Eidos-Sherbrooke are switching to a four-day workweek, the game developer announced on Thursday. The Square Enix-o...
05:17 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge The 2022 Geneva Motor Show is nixed thanks to COVID and the chip shortage
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge The 2022 Geneva International Motor Show, slated to happen in February, has been canceled as the COVID pandemic persists and the auto in...
05:09 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City trailer goes back to the beginning
Image: Sony Pictures Entertainment Sony Pictures Entertainment has released a new trailer for Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, the next live-action film based on...
04:06 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Whats the best student laptop? We asked students
The Dell XPS 13 is one of the best laptops for high school and college students. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Shopping for a laptop can be stressful ...
03:54 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Kathryn Hahns WandaVision villain could be getting her own Disney Plus show
Image: Marvel Studios / Disney Plus A WandaVision spinoff series starring Kathryn Hahn is reportedly in the works for Disney Plus, Variety reports. In the show, Hahn w...
03:49 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge YouTube cancels Rewind for good after years of everyone hating it
YouTube YouTube Rewind — the company’s annual year-end round-up of trends, creators, memes, and the most popular videos on the site — has been canceled for good, ...
03:44 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Rivians IPO filing reveals Amazons prime influence
Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Plus more details about Ford’s relationship with the buzzy EV startup Continue reading… ...
02:30 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is releasing a translucent controller for Xboxs 20th birthday
Microsoft Microsoft is celebrating the 20th birthday of Xbox with a couple of new, translucent accessories, including a wireless controller and a wired gaming headset. ...
02:07 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge US Department of Justice creates cryptocurrency enforcement unit
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Department of Justice has created a team to investigate cryptocurrency-related crime. The National Cryptocurrency Enforce...
02:05 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Apple CarPlay could control more parts of your vehicle in the future
Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Ever since it was introduced in 2015, Apple CarPlay has represented a notable upgrade over the user interfaces most cars hav...
01:58 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Announcing Springboard: The Verges documentary on the forgotten history of the Treo
A decade before Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone, a tiny team of renegades imagined and tried to build the modern smartphone. Nearly forgotten by history, a little startup call...
01:58 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge The Verge is now on your smart TV
Stream Verge videos in 4K on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Android TV Continue reading… ...
01:52 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Twitchs security problems started long before this weeks hack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A massive security breach at Twitch has exposed a wealth of information pertaining to the website’s source code, unreleased pr...
01:30 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge How Alan Wake Remastered strikes a balance between new and old
“Remaster” can be a nebulous term in video games, covering anything from direct ports on modern platforms to wholesale graphical overhauls. Alan Wake Remastered, which was ...
01:24 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Its harder to resist Apples AirPods when theyre just $109
Apple Apple’s AirPods are no stranger to a decent deal, but they’re selling for close to their lowest price yet at Amazon and Walmart. You can pick up the set that ...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge The new Moto G Pure is a $159.99 4G phone with a MediaTek chip
The Moto G Pure (2021) is a 4G phone that shares many of the same specs as the Moto G Play, but is $10 cheaper. | Motorola Just in time for the holiday shopping season,...
01:00 pm - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Surface Go 3 review: left behind
The tradeoffs aren’t worth it anymore Continue reading… ...
11:47 am - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Pixel 6s rumored 23W wireless charging stand and more details leak early
A Pixel 6 handset on its rumored wireless charging stand. | Image: EVLeaks Leaked images of Google’s upcoming Pixel 6 have given us our best look yet at new features ...
10:58 am - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Kinect is back, thanks to Skys new all-in-one TVs
The Sky Glass camera looks like a Kinect. | Image: Sky Sky is resurrecting the original dream of Microsoft’s Kinect accessory next year. The British satellite broadca...
10:00 am - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Ankers new Soundcore Liberty 3 Pro earbuds support high-quality LDAC audio
Image: Anker Anker’s Soundcore brand is today refreshing its flagship true wireless earbuds with the new $169.99 Liberty 3 Pros. Both the earbuds and their slider-sty...
10:00 am - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Snap is taking action to address fentanyl dealing on Snapchat
Users will be directed to an educational portal if they search for certain keywords. | Image: Snapchat Snapchat has announced a series of measures it’s taking to coun...
08:59 am - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Skys new Glass TVs ditch satellite dishes for Wi-Fi
Sky Glass TVs stream channels over Wi-Fi instead of satellite dishes. | Image: Sky British Satellite broadcaster Sky is moving away from the satellite dishes that have ...
08:15 am - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Xbox Cloud Gaming is now fully powered by faster Xbox Series X hardware
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox Cloud Gaming service (xCloud) is now fully powered by custom Xbox Series X hardware. Microsoft tells The Verg...
12:12 am - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge A text message routing company suffered a five-year-long breach
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Syniverse, a telecom company that helps carriers like Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T route messages between each other and othe...
12:06 am - Thu, October 7, 2021
The Verge Netflix will edit phone numbers out of Squid Game following prank calls
Image: Netflix Netflix’s immensely popular Squid Game is getting an edit after phone numbers shown in the series dialed real numbers, leading to what the company desc...
11:07 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Sony didnt close the PS3 and Vita stores, but its making it hard to shop at them
The PlayStation 3. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony is making it a little bit harder to buy games digitally on the PlayStation 3 and the PlayStation Vita. Begin...
09:23 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Windows 11 is causing performance issues for some AMD Ryzen processors
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Windows 11 is officially out, but if you’ve got an AMD Ryzen processor, you might want to hold off on updating for a bit: the company...
08:52 pm - Wed, October 6, 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...
08:51 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge AirPods Pro can help you hear conversations better after recent firmware update
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple’s promised Conversation Boost feature that uses the AirPods Pro to make it easier to hear people’s voices is available now (v...
08:27 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge The latest iOS 15.1 beta includes iPhone 13 Pro camera features
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Two new iPhone 13 Pro camera features that Apple promised would be coming in future software updates have shown up in the la...
07:54 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Twitters latest pre-tweet prompts let you know when youre about to jump into a Twitter fight
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is testing new prompts on iOS and Android that warn before you jump into a conversation that could get heated. In one ex...
07:51 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge What If...?s ending was spoiled weeks ago by Thor in a Hyundai commercial
What If..?’s finale debuted on Disney Plus today, and it brought some bigger multiversal mayhem with it. But fans may have already gotten the big reveal of the finale spoiled...
07:38 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Here are the best iPad deals right now
Select iPad models go on sale quite regularly. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Deals on Apple’s iPads are more common than you might think. Whether you’re after...
06:58 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge The founder of Facebooks CrowdTangle tool is leaving
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Brandon Silverman, the founder and CEO of the Facebook-owned analytics tool CrowdTangle, is leaving the company, according to an...
06:41 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Valve opens up a Steam Deck to explain why it thinks you shouldnt
Image: Valve Valve has posted an official teardown of its upcoming handheld gaming PC, the Steam Deck. Before diving into the teardown, though, the company spends about...
06:25 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Apple is making it easier to delete accounts attached to third-party apps
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple will require developers that offer a way to create accounts in their apps to also offer a way to delete them, starting wit...
06:14 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Facebook reportedly slows feature development for reputational reviews
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is slowing down the release and development of some new products and features to make sure they won’t bring more scru...
05:28 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Facebooks whistleblower report confirms what researchers have known for years
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For weeks, Facebook has stared down mounting anxiety over a leaked internal study about the harmful effects of Instagram on teen...
05:00 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Medtronic issues urgent recall of insulin pump controller vulnerable to hacks
Photo by KEREM YUCEL/AFP via Getty Images Medical device company Medtronic issued an urgent recall of the remote controller for certain insulin pumps because they’re ...
04:36 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge NASA shuffles astronaut crew assignments amid ongoing Boeing delays
Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft | Photo by GREGG NEWTON/AFP via Getty Images Two NASA astronauts originally slated to launch on an upcoming flight of Boeing’s...
04:29 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Nintendo will reveal Animal Crossings next big update on October 15th
Like the Smash Direct before it, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is getting its own showcase coming October 15th. The Animal Crossing Twitter account revealed the news, promising...
04:01 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Halides latest update brings the iPhone 13 Pros Macro Mode to older iPhones
Images: Halide Halide is one of the best photography apps on the iPhone, and the company has just updated its app with a new macro feature, designed to perfectly comple...
04:00 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge The Chevy Silverado EV will debut at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show
Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images General Motors will debut the all-electric Chevy Silverado at the 2022 Consumer Electronics show in January in Las Veg...
04:00 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge GM reveals Ultra Cruise hands-free system that covers 95 percent of driving scenarios
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After years of teases, General Motors is finally pulling the curtain back on its next-generation “hands-free” driver-assist ...
03:45 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Recycled plastic wont solve techs waste problem
A man collects garbage, including plastic waste, at the beach of Costa del Este, in Panama City, on April 19, 2021.  | Photo by LUIS ACOSTA/AFP via Getty Images ...
03:39 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge AT&T is allegedly One America News Networks biggest backer
AT&T allegedly played a pivotal role in the creation of One America News Network (OAN), a right-wing outlet frequently criticized for spreading false news stories, accordin...
03:38 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge The best laptop you can buy in 2021
Image: William Joel/The Verge The best laptops for you, from ultraportables to high-powered editing machines Continue reading… ...
03:35 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Nest Renew could make your smart home smarter
Select Nest thermostats will soon be able to tell you when you are using green energy. | Image: Google Nest Google has announced several new features for its Nest therm...
03:30 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Sony Alpha ZV-E10 review: interchangeable lens vlogging machine
Warning: will likely lead to expensive lens purchases Continue reading… ...
03:23 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Twitch confirms major data breach after its source code and secrets leak out
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch has confirmed that it has suffered a major data breach. “We can confirm a breach has taken place,” says a Twitch spok...
03:00 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Whats good, bad, and missing in the Facebook whistleblowers testimony
Today let’s talk about Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen’s testimony before the Senate: the good, the bad, and what ought to happen next. For more than three hours on T...
02:00 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge How to scan your Windows PC for malware
Illustration by Maria Chimishkyan If you think your PC is infected with some kind of malware or you just want to do a scan as part of a digital cleanup, Windows has a b...
01:23 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Adidas is making Xbox sneakers
Image: Microsoft Microsoft’s Xbox team is partnering with Adidas to create limited-edition Xbox sneakers. The collaboration will see Adidas produce an Xbox sneaker to...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Pinterest whistleblower Ifeoma Ozoma has a new way for tech workers to speak out
Ifeoma Ozoma poses for a portrait outside her home in New Mexico on February 20th, 2021. | Photo by Gabriela Campos for The Verge When Ifeoma Ozoma came forward with al...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Nintendo Switch OLED review: screentime
It’s not 4K, but it sure looks good Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Metroid Dread is moody, cryptic, and frequently frustrating
Samus Aran’s new adventure is caught between action and exploration Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Snapchat adds challenges with cash prizes to its TikTok competitor
Snapchat’s Spotlight Challenges | Image: Snap Snapchat is adding another way for creators to earn cash. The app is launching a feature called Spotlight Challenges, wh...
12:49 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Apples new iPad Mini is already discounted at Adorama
The new iPad Mini is $25 off today, the first discount we’ve seen on the 8.3-inch tablet. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge At $499, the latest iPad Mini isn’t ch...
12:00 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Verge Tech Survey 2021
After a year of the pandemic, we asked Americans if their trust in big tech companies has changed — and if the biggest ones should be broken up Continue reading&h...
12:00 pm - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Uber wants to make airport trips less messy
Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Uber is rolling out several new features designed to improve the most dreaded trip imaginable: the airport trip. In select citi...
10:33 am - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Twitch source code and creator payouts part of massive leak
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Twitch appears to have been hacked, leaking source code for the company’s streaming service, an unreleased Steam competitor f...
09:00 am - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Polars Grit X multisport watch goes Pro
The Polar Grit X Pro (shown in copper colorway) features a sapphire lens and rugged FKM strap. | Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge Polar is making a number of updates ...
09:00 am - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge HMDs Nokia is getting into Android tablets with the $249.99 T20
The 10.4-inch tablet. | Image: HMD After years of focusing on phones, HMD is releasing its first Android tablet under the Nokia brand name — something we haven’t se...
08:39 am - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Telegram gains 70M new users in just one day after Facebook outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Messaging app Telegram gained a “record” 70 million new users on Monday, as Facebook experienced a nearly six-hour long outa...
07:01 am - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Google launches new features to help users shrink their carbon footprints
Google Maps will soon show users in the US the most fuel-efficient route. | Image: Google Google announced a suite of new features that it says will help people who use...
07:01 am - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Nest Renew could make your smart home smarter
Select Nest thermostats will soon be able to tell you when you are using green energy. | Image: Google Nest Google has announced several new features for its Nest therm...
05:09 am - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Canons new dual-fisheye EOS R lens is for creating 3D VR content
Canon has announced what’s easily the oddest glass yet for its EOS R mirrorless camera system: a dual 5.2mm f/2.8 fisheye. The fisheye lenses are 60mm apart and are designed ...
01:35 am - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge T-Mobile is making its 5G home internet $10 cheaper
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile has announced that it’s cutting the price of its 5G-powered home internet service by $10, bringing it back to the $50...
12:50 am - Wed, October 6, 2021
The Verge Mark Zuckerberg breaks silence to say the Facebook whistleblowers claims dont make any sense
Mark Zuckerberg posted a staunch defense of his company in a note to Facebook staffers, saying that recent claims by an ex-employee about the social network’s negative effect...
11:52 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Google files document production demand against one of its biggest public critics
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Late Monday night, Google filed for a court order to produce documents from longtime Google critic Luther Lowe, as part of its o...
11:08 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Intel tries to bash Apple again with a terrible social experiment ad
I regret to inform you that Intel has again made a terrible ad to showcase how absolutely not mad it is about Apple switching to its own processors. This one, called “Breakin...
11:01 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Twitter is making live video quality better by removing one feature
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter announced Tuesday that it’s dropping a feature from its live broadcasts tool, but the company is removing it in servic...
09:53 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge It just got much easier to find your lost AirPods Pro or AirPods Max
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Apple today released a firmware update for its AirPods Pro and AirPods Max that introduces new options for finding the pricey products ...
09:52 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Alexa will now let you takelonger to ask a question
A glowing Amazon Echo. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon has added a valuable new feature to Alexa: you can now opt to have more time to finish your statement o...
09:28 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Amazon is reportedly working on a smart fridge
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon might be working on its own smart fridge, according to a new report from Insider. "Project Pulse," as the project is titl...
09:20 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Microsofts Windows 11 launch event is a 6D musical experience with a free NFT
Microsoft is launching Windows 11 virtually today, and the company is promising a “first-of-its-kind 6D streaming event,” featuring Allen Stone and Tate McRae. I’m not en...
08:14 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Now all of Battlefield 2042s next-gen digital editions include cross-gen access
A screenshot from Battlefield 2042. | Image: EA EA is making Battlefield 2042 a little bit more accessible across generations. The company announced Tuesday that the di...
07:18 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Scroll is shutting down in approximately 30 days to become part of Twitter Blue
Scroll’s ad-free subscription web service is shutting down as an independent entity in “approximately” 30 days, the company announced in an email to subscribers. The serv...
07:07 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Facebook runs the cowards playbook to smear the whistleblower
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images Facebook has chosen to respond to whistleblower Frances Haugen in the most cowardly way ...
06:58 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is giving away free Windows 11 ice cream in NYC today
Bloomberry is a limited edition ice cream at Mikey Likes It. | Image: Mikey Likes It Ice Cream Microsoft has teamed up with Mikey Likes It Ice Cream in New York City to...
06:54 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge How to use snap layouts in Windows 11
Windows 11 may not be exactly revolutionary, but there are some features that are just plain useful, and snap layouts are one of them. Replacing the drag-and-drop snap assist f...
06:53 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Yubico announces security keys with fingerprint readers
Image: Yubico Yubico has announced a new line of security keys that lets you unlock accounts with a fingerprint. With older YubiKeys, logging in requires putting in a P...
06:33 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge What is BGP, and what role did it play in Facebooks massive outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Monday, Facebook was completely knocked offline, taking Instagram and WhatsApp (not to mention a few other websites) down wit...
06:29 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Facebook explains the backbone shutdown behind its global outage on Monday
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The massive outage that took down Facebook, its associated services (Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, Messenger), its platform for b...
06:28 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Facebook is back online after a massive outage that also took down Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Oculus
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just as Facebook’s Antigone Davis was live on CNBC defending the company over a whistleblower’s accusations and its handling...
06:28 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Apples healthcare division leaned on misleading data, report alleges
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple employees raising concerns that misleading data was used to support new health products were dismissed or met with hostili...
05:45 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Googles latest Nest Doorbell and camera are not obvious upgrades
Battery-powered options are great, but prepare to make compromises Continue reading… ...
05:15 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Apple shares memorial to Steve Jobs on 10th anniversary of his death
Image: Apple Apple is commemorating its co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs’ death with a new short film and a personal statement from the visionary tech executive...
05:00 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Taylor Swift fans are getting caught up in the Virginia gubernatorial race
Photo by ACMA2020/Getty Images for ACM Weeks before Virginia’s gubernatorial election, the campaign for Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe is reaching out to an une...
05:00 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge All Facebook Gaming creators can co-stream now
Illustration by Alex Castro Facebook is adding co-streaming to Facebook Gaming, a useful feature the Twitch competitor has lacked since it launched in 2018. Additionall...
04:38 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge I want to taste an AI-designed flavor
Scentronix When I cook, I typically just Google a recipe or try one out on the fly. But in the future, it’s possible artificial intelligence might help me concoct a m...
04:37 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Google just announced its Pixel 6 event on October 19th
Image: Google Google traditionally holds an October hardware event to reveal its new Pixel phones. This year, it already announced them — here’s the Pixel 5A and th...
04:30 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Twitch icon Nickmercs isnt going anywhere
FaZe Clan Nick “Nickmercs” Kolcheff, one of the biggest streamers on Twitch, has signed a deal to continue streaming exclusively on the Amazon-owned streaming platf...
04:00 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Instagram is getting rid of IGTV, sort of
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram is finally acknowledging that IGTV, its first big push into video, didn’t pan out. Today, the company is rebranding ...
03:05 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Several Kingdom Hearts games are coming to Nintendo Switch
The final new fighter coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate was revealed as Sora from Kingdom Hearts. But the event, hosted by game director Masahiro Sakurai, culminated in some...
03:05 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new Xbox web store integrates Xbox Cloud Gaming and wish lists
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is starting to roll out a new Xbox web store that integrates Xbox Cloud Gaming (xCloud), wish lists, and more. The new...
02:47 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Destiny 2 arrives on Xbox Game Pass for PC on October 12th
Destiny 2 is finally arriving on Xbox Game Pass for PC later this month. While the looter shooter has been available on the Xbox console side of Xbox Game Pass for more than a ...
02:30 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Lost Judgment is a better sequel with a messy story
The Yakuza series is beloved for its uncanny ability to bounce between absurd humor, deep pathos, and brutal violence and making it seem like the most natural thing in the worl...
02:11 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Everything you need to know from the Facebook whistleblower hearing
Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Congress will hear new concerns about child safety on the world’s largest social network Continue ...
02:10 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Sora is the final Smash Ultimate character
The newest Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter has been announced, and it is not Waluigi. Nintendo, during a livestream event, announced Sora from Kingdom Hearts will join the ...
02:00 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Fortnites Fortnitemares Halloween event will include a spooky short film festival
Fortnite is hosting its third short film festival as part of its annual “Fortnitemares” Halloween event, but with a seasonal twist: the latest Short Nite show will focus on...
02:00 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Will these top Steam games support Steam Deck? We ask their developers
Valve’s $400 Steam Deck gaming handheld runs Linux, but it can play Windows games too. Many of them, anyhow! Some of the biggest games on Steam use anti-cheat software that d...
01:52 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Google Nests latest security cameras are now on sale
Google Nest’s first floodlight security camera is available to buy today. | Image: Google Nest Following its announcement of an all-new Nest Cam lineup this summer, G...
01:32 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new Surface pen feels like its alive
The new Surface Slim Pen 2. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 8 has a gorgeous 120Hz display and updated internals, but it’s really t...
01:23 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Google is about to turn on two-factor authentication by default for millions of users
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In May, Google announced plans to enable two-factor authentication (or two-step verification as it’s referring to the setup) b...
01:19 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Another one (Gimlet podcast) bites the dust (goes exclusive)
Images provided by Spotify / Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hello again, welcome to the first week of October. I’m loving the spooky vibes and strong pumpkin...
01:15 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Waymo co-CEO Tekedra Mawakana on how to get self-driving taxis to the mall
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge It’s harder than it looks Continue reading… ...
01:11 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Russia launches movie actress and producer to space for cosmic film shoot
Cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov (C), along with film director Klim Shipenko (R) and actress Yulia Peresild (L) poses for a photo ahead of the launch of the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft to...
01:00 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Surface Pro 8 review: the best of both worlds
This is the best Surface Pro we’ve seen in years Continue reading… ...
12:57 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Save $50 on the V-Moda Crossfade 2 Wireless headphones at Best Buy
Premium sound at a premium price | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The verge Our review of the V-Moda Crossfade 2 headphones described them as “the best at nothing,...
12:00 pm - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge GM envisions electric vehicles with 600 miles of range with new battery research center
General Motors is building a new 300,000-square-foot battery research facility in Michigan to help it realize its mission of building electric vehicle batteries that are longer...
11:30 am - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge OnePlus 9s get new look and features in OxygenOS 12
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Now that OnePlus is a sub-brand of the Oppo family, the two companies not only merged their R&D departments in early 2021, but th...
11:01 am - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Huaweis Ryzen 5000-equipped MateBook 16 is getting a global release
Huawei’s MateBook 16, a laptop that combines a large 16-inch display with a 3:2 aspect ratio and a Ryzen 5000 series processor, is getting a global launch. The laptop was fir...
10:08 am - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Watch HBOs teaser trailer for Game of Thrones spin-off House of the Dragon
HBO has released a teaser trailer containing the first real footage of House of the Dragon, its upcoming Game of Thrones prequel series. The show was announced two years ago an...
10:00 am - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Snapchat launches Run for Office portal to encourage users toward political campaigns
Snapchat has introduced tools to help users run for office | Snap Snapchat is launching a new tool aimed at guiding its young user base to consider running for politica...
09:17 am - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Kobo announces two new e-readers, including $260 note-taking Sage
The Sage can function as a e-note device, with support for the Kobo Stylus ($40, sold separately). | Image: Kobo Kobo has announced a pair of new e-readers: the $260 K...
09:07 am - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Google will give you free Stadia hardware if you buy a game
Google is giving away a free Stadia Premiere Edition kit if you purchase a regular Stadia game. This hardware bundle includes a Chromecast Ultra and Stadia controller, and you...
08:14 am - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Tesla ordered to pay $137 million to former worker over racism and hostile workplace
Photo by Mason Trinca for The Washington Post via Getty Images A jury in California has ordered Tesla to pay $137 million in damages to a Black former elevator operator...
02:44 am - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge What is BGP, and how might it have helped kick Facebook off the internet?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Monday, Facebook was completely knocked offline, taking Instagram and WhatsApp (not to mention a few other websites) down wit...
02:29 am - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Facebook is back online after a massive outage that also took down Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Oculus
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just as Facebook’s Antigone Davis was live on CNBC defending the company over a whistleblower’s accusations and its handling...
02:24 am - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Facebook has finally given a reason for the six-hour outage Monday
Facebook was down for six hours on Monday | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook said in a blog post Monday night that the six-hour outage that took it offl...
12:12 am - Tue, October 5, 2021
The Verge Twitter, Is It Down, and tons of other sites were struggling due to the Facebook outage
When something like Facebook drops off the internet, there are massive knock-on effects. For example, a website that’s meant to tell you if services are down, called Is It Do...
11:26 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Losing Facebook is bad, but losing WhatsApp is worse
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In the chaos of Monday’s Facebook outage, it’s easy to lose sight of the company’s reach. Not being able to post a new pho...
10:51 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Gloomhaven and other popular tabletop games are on Amazons Deal of the Day
Gloomhaven is like a ready-to-play Dungeons & Dragons campaign in a box. | Image: Cephalofair Games Amazon has billed today’s Deal of the Day as its “Epic Daily...
10:45 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge What is BGP, and how might it have helped kick Facebook off the internet?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Monday, Facebook was completely knocked offline, taking Instagram and WhatsApp (not to mention a few other websites) down wit...
10:41 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Facebook is coming back after a six-hour outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is back online after a six-hour outage due to DNS routing problems. The outage took down Instagram, Whatsapp, Messenger...
10:34 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Locked out and totally down: Facebooks scramble to fix a massive outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A prolonged, global outage of Facebook’s apps sent the company’s engineers scrambling to fix the issue at one of its data ce...
10:31 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin has a new demo, and its awesome
Square Enix Square Enix released Stranger of Paradise Final Fantasy Origin’s second demo, showing off a little bit more of what we can expect from the action-oriented...
10:07 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Facebook is back online after a massive outage that also took down Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Oculus
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just as Facebook’s Antigone Davis was live on CNBC defending the company over a whistleblower’s accusations and its handling...
09:49 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Facebook is coming back after a six-hour outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook is back online after a six-hour outage due to DNS routing problems. The outage took down Instagram, Whatsapp, Messenger...
09:26 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge The Epic Games Store is getting better achievements next week
The Epic Games Store is taking a bit step towards further competing with more established PC game stores like Steam next week with a proper achievement system (called, of cours...
09:23 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge T-Mobiles Google partnership now includes an exclusive cloud storage plan
Photo by Allison Johnson / The Verge T-Mobile and Google have announced they’re offering an “exclusive” plan with 500GB of Google One cloud storage for T-Mobile c...
09:13 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Locked out and totally down: Facebook is scrambling to fix massive outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A prolonged, global outage of Facebook’s apps has the company’s engineers scrambling to fix the issue at one of its data cen...
08:28 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge How to upgrade to Windows 11 without waiting in line
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Windows 11 is now available and will be rolling out to millions of PCs worldwide. But, as with any new OS rollout, it’s not going to h...
08:08 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Acers new 17.3-inch Nitro 5 seems like a lot of bang for your buck
Acer Acer has refreshed its Nitro 5 lineup of entry-level gaming laptops for the second half of 2021, and its new 17.3-inch model launching in mid-October seems particu...
08:03 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Planning to upgrade to Windows 11? A checklist before you do
I don’t know what else to call it: the Windows 11 upgrade situation is a confusing mess. Depending on when your PC was built, which components you chose, and how it was confi...
08:00 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Microsoft releases Windows 11 a day early
Windows 11 is now officially available to download. While Microsoft is launching Windows 11-powered hardware worldwide on October 5th, the company has made the OS update availa...
08:00 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Windows 11 review: a familiar home thats still being renovated
Microsoft’s new OS is a work in progress Continue reading… ...
08:00 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge How to upgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 11 for free
Microsoft’s free Windows 11 upgrade from Windows 10 is now rolling out. Microsoft is starting to offer the free upgrade to new devices that are still shipping with Windows 10...
07:56 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Twitter, Is It Down, and tons of other sites are struggling due to the Facebook outage
When something like Facebook drops off the internet, there are massive knock-on effects. For example, a website that’s meant to tell you if services are down, called Is It Do...
07:38 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Facebook is down, along with Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Oculus VR
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just as Facebook’s Antigone Davis was live on CNBC defending the company over a whistleblower’s accusations and its handling...
07:00 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge OnePlus 9s get new look and features in OxygenOS 12
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Now that OnePlus is a sub-brand of the Oppo family, the two companies not only merged their R&D departments in early 2021, but th...
07:00 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Exposure to extreme heat grew drastically in the worlds cities
People resting in a lawn on a hot summer day, at Rajpath near Vijay Chowk, on June 30, 2021 in New Delhi, India. As the monsoon continued to play truant, heatwave in Delhi NCR ...
06:55 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge How to preorder the Apple Watch Series 7
The Apple Watch Series 7 features larger screens. | Image: Apple Like clockwork, Apple announced a new Apple Watch model at its September “California Streaming” eve...
06:47 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Twitter is up, Facebook is down, and Jack Dorsey is laughing
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appears to be getting just as much schadenfreude out of today’s global Facebook outage as anyone. The microbl...
06:02 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Rings Halloween doorbell Chimes return and new spooky quick replies arrive
Ring brings spooky ringtones to its video doorbells in time for Halloween. | Image: Ring Following in the now annual tradition of the spooky smart home, Ring has releas...
05:50 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Is Facebook down right now? This global outage is tough on everyone
When something like Facebook drops off the internet, there are massive knock-on effects. For example, a website that’s meant to tell you if services are down, called Is It Do...
05:46 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Blue Origins ideas to mimicSpaceXsound pretty brutal for employees
Image: Blue Origin In an attempt to recreate SpaceX’s success, executives at spaceflight venture Blue Origin once praised the rival company’s “burnout” culture ...
05:33 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Android 12 review: its mostly about the looks
There are a just a few noteworthy features in this design-focused update Continue reading… ...
05:33 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Android 12 will be coming to Pixel phones in the next few weeks
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge Google’s latest major Android update, Android 12, isn’t available to the general public just yet, but it’s getting closer. T...
04:01 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Facebook is down, along with Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just as Facebook’s Antigone Davis was live on CNBC defending the company’s policies and its handling of research data sugges...
04:01 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Facebook is down, along with Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Oculus VR
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Just as Facebook’s Antigone Davis was live on CNBC defending the company over a whistleblower’s accusations and its handling...
03:59 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Netflixlaunches Play Something for Android users
Image: Netflix Netflix is officially bringing its shuffle feature to its Android mobile users. The company originally began testing the Play Something feature back in A...
03:22 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge How to use Googles budget feature on Android so you dont overspend
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Google has provided a budgeting feature in its Play Store that allows Android users to establish a monthly maximum they want to spend...
03:09 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Volvo announces plans to go public in bid to accelerate shift to electric cars
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Volvo, the Swedish luxury car maker owned by China’s Geely, announced its plan for an initial public offering as it seeks to raise...
03:02 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge A surgically implanted brain stimulation device could help treat severe depression
Sarah had no options left. Over five years, she’d tried every possible treatment for her severe depression, and nothing had helped. “My daily life had become so restricted ...
02:10 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge YouTube Music will launch free background listening starting in Canada
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube Music is lifting one of its most annoying limitations — but only in Canada. Today, YouTube announced that beginning No...
02:07 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Some must-have Nintendo Switch games are $20 off at several retailers
This is a big week for the Nintendo Switch. The Switch with an OLED screen and Metroid Dread launch Friday, October 8th. Whether you’re a Switch veteran, or you’re prepping...
01:19 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Blue Origin is officially sending William Shatner to space
Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images Jeff Bezos’ spaceflight venture Blue Origin is launching William Shatner — aka Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise — to ...
01:13 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Apple Watch Series 7 launches October 15th, preorders begin on Friday
Apple Watch Series 7 includes a bigger display. | Image: Apple Apple is opening up preorders for its Apple Watch Series 7 on Friday, October 8th, with the devices set t...
01:00 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge How to watch the 2021 League of Legends World Championship
Photo by HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images The 2021 League of Legends World Championship (aka Worlds) kicks off tomorrow, October 5th, marking the beginning of a mont...
12:46 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge The very big eagle that escaped from the National Aviary in Pittsburgh is back home
Kodiak (Kody) the Steller’s sea eagle, who escaped the National Aviary in Pittsburgh September 29th | National Aviary A Steller’s sea eagle named Kodiak escaped fro...
12:40 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge What is the metaverse, and do I have to care?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge One part definition, one part aspiration, one part hype Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Yes, Siri is my favorite smart home controller and heres why
“Hey Siri, turn my home on.” | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Speed, brevity, and an abject failure at fart jokes make Apple’s AI voice assistant the winner...
11:07 am - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Dysons next robot vacuum cleaner revealed in FCC filings with new design
The unnamed robovac has the same striking blue color as its predecessor, the Dyson 360 Heurist. | Image: FCC / The Verge Dyson’s last vacuum cleaner, the oddly-named...
11:00 am - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Hey Siri, what happened?
After a decade as Apple’s assistant, Siri still hasn’t figured out the job Continue reading… ...
07:32 am - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Apple finally lets you report App Store scams
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge One month ago, we laid out a list of eight obvious things Apple could do to prove it puts App Store users ahead of profits. Toda...
07:01 am - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Amazon Prime members can now send gifts with just a phone number or email address
Amazon Prime members can now send gifts without having the recipient’s address. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is launching a new gifting feature to...
12:25 am - Mon, October 4, 2021
The Verge Facebook encourages hate speech for profit, says whistleblower
Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen appears on 60 Minutes. The whistleblower behind the leak of an enormous cache of Facebook documents to the Wall Street Journal, Fr...
09:47 pm - Sun, October 3, 2021
The Verge New trailers: Eternals, Welcome to Earth, The Girl in the Woods, and more
Eternals comes to theaters November 5th | Marvel So we had the big heel turn that’s been hinted at all season, plus some big moments for two of the show’s couples, ...
06:07 pm - Sun, October 3, 2021
The Verge The Europe-Japan mission to Mercury sends back photos of the planets cratered surface
The BepiColombo mission snapped this photo of Mercury on October 1st. | ESA/BepiColombo/MTM Photos from a fly-by of Mercury, the least-explored planet in our solar syst...
02:12 pm - Sun, October 3, 2021
The Verge SNL says what we were all thinking in its billionaire Star Trek sketch
Jeff Bezos after flying aboard his New Shepard rocket | Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Saturday Night Live returned this weekend and the show wasted no time taking ai...
01:04 pm - Sun, October 3, 2021
The Verge Ford and GM working toward settlement over the term Cruise for hands-free driving
An autonomous Cruise vehicle in San Francisco | Photo by Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images Ford and General Motors told a federal judge they’re plannin...
09:43 pm - Sat, October 2, 2021
The Verge A very big eagle escaped from the National Aviary in Pittsburgh and is still at large
Kodiak (Kody) the Steller’s sea eagle, who escaped the National Aviary in Pittsburgh September 29th | National Aviary A Steller’s sea eagle escaped from its enclosu...
06:30 pm - Sat, October 2, 2021
The Verge DC will give away free superhero NFTs to people who register for its FanDome event
A Superman cover that may be among the NFTs available from DC | DC DC is giving away free non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of its superhero comic book covers to people who re...
05:43 pm - Sat, October 2, 2021
The Verge NBCUniversal and YouTubeTV reach agreement to avoid dropped channels
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images After YouTube TV and NBCUniversal announced a “short” extension on Thursday to keep m...
04:05 pm - Sat, October 2, 2021
The Verge Tesla sold 241,300 cars in the third quarter while other automakers saw big drops
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge Tesla has bucked the wider trend of declining sales brought on by the global chip shortage in the third quarter this year, as it sold...
03:00 pm - Sat, October 2, 2021
The Verge Windows 11 seems okay
Microsoft’s next version of Windows, Windows 11, is coming October 5th. In many ways, it’s already here — the free update has been available for Windows Insiders to downl...
01:58 pm - Sat, October 2, 2021
The Verge Trump sues to reinstate his Twitter account
Twitter banned the former president in January | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Former President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit in Florida seeking to force T...
01:30 pm - Sat, October 2, 2021
The Verge Amazon is hijacking our emotions to put robots in our homes
The Anki Vector. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge There's something in our complicated human brains that immediately develops a connection to anything with eyes. Don...
01:00 pm - Sat, October 2, 2021
The Verge Apples excellent AirPods Max are $80 off at Woot right now
The AirPods Pro Max boast great sound and a comfortable, albeit heavy, build. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge There’s no way around it: the AirPods Max aren’t ...
12:30 pm - Sat, October 2, 2021
The Verge Im split by Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania
A screenshot from Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania. | Image: Sega As a kid, I remember spending hours playing Super Monkey Ball and Super Monkey Ball 2 on the GameCube wi...
11:58 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Delaying Elizabeth Holmes Theranos fraud trial is paying off for the defense
Getty Images ‘Do I have an independent recollection of when I sent this email from seven years ago?’ Continue reading… ...
10:41 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Electric vehicle maker Rivian has filed to go public
Rivian has filed to go public | Photo by David Becker/Getty Images Electric vehicle maker Rivian, backed by Ford and Amazon, filed for an initial public offering on Fri...
10:04 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Ozy Media shuts down just one week after most of us found out it exists
Samantha Bee, Mark Cuban, CEO and Co-Founder Carlos Watson, and Jeb Bush speak onstage during Ozy Fest 2017 | Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Ozy Fusion Fest 2017 ...
09:30 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Xbox is making it easier to find accessible games in its stores
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Xbox is making it easier to find accessibility information for games, according to an announcement from the company at its Acces...
09:22 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Sony is offering free trials of Death Stranding and Sackboy in the UK
Sony appears to be reintroducing an old concept for two of its newer Playstation 5 games — game trials. Sony will now let you try the PS5 versions of Death Stranding: Directo...
08:47 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge How to switch languages using the Android Gboard keyboard
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Learning a new language on an Android device? If the language uses a different alphabet or employs accents that your primary...
08:43 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: Amazons fall hardware event, Googles Search On event, and Code Conference 2021
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the week in t...
08:20 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Go read thisstory about the parents fighting to stop drug deals on Snapchat
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge NBC has an excellent story that takes a look at the trend of young adults attempting to buy prescription or recreational drugs f...
08:05 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge CDC emails show thatvaccinecards are supposed to fit in your wallet
Photo by EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP via Getty Images Since the dawn of time (around five or six months ago), people all over the world (Twitter users in the United State...
07:52 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Discord is ending its Stage Discovery tool but says Stage Channels are doing well
Discord is ending its Stage Discovery | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Discord said Friday it’s going to sunset its Stage Discovery tool on October 4th, less...
07:50 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Twitch is testing a feature that lets viewers pay to promote streamers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Days after announcing new safety tools designed to protect streamers against hate raids, Twitch is experimenting with a new feat...
06:46 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge South Korean ISP SK Broadband sues Netflix for millions in bandwidth usage fees
Image: Netflix South Korean internet service provider SK Broadband is suing Netflix to pay for the increased network costs and bandwidth usage the streaming service’s...
06:46 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Google halts plans for Google Pay-based banking service
Image: Google Google has stopped working on its Plex service, which aimed to let you do your banking through the Google Pay app. The service was supposed to let users s...
06:21 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Judge shelves Nikolas $2 billion patent lawsuit against Tesla
Photo: Nikola Motor Company A federal judge has administratively closed a $2 billion patent infringement lawsuit hydrogen trucking startup Nikola filed against Tesla in...
05:48 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Whats the deal with Seinfelds aspect ratio on Netflix?
Seinfeld has officially moved over to stream on Netflix today, with a new 4K upgrade that promises to make the show look better than ever. But while Netflix has upgraded the ic...
05:26 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Apple updates iOS 15 to fix the iPhone 13s Apple Watch unlock bug
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s iPhone 13 lineup just launched last week, but some users ran into a frustrating issue where they couldn’t use their Apple ...
05:12 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Why does Blink still exist?
Ring’s founder Jamie Siminoff announced a new video doorbell this week, from another company. | Image: Blink In December 2017, Amazon spent $90 million to acquire Bli...
05:02 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Samsung seems to have pulled ads from its stock apps, as promised
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge A major annoyance of using a Samsung phone is finally getting fixed, as the company seems to have finally pulled ads from some of its s...
04:37 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Get a full year of PlayStation Plus for only $37
PS Plus subscribers gain access to online multiplayer, monthly freebies, and more. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Anyone who owns a PlayStation 4 or PlayStat...
03:51 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Sen. Blumenthals finsta quote wasnt that bad
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge When video of a congressional hearing goes viral, it’s often for all of the wrong reasons. Thursday’s Senate Commerce Commit...
03:27 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Rife with sexism: employees of Jeff Bezos Blue Origin describe toxic workplace culture
Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Twenty-one current and former employees of Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin published a damning essay on Thursday sayin...
03:01 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge New accessibility features are coming to Halo Infinite
343 Industries has added improved accessibility features to Halo Infinite. “343 Industries’ goal is to make the newest journey into the Halo universe more accessible to as...
03:00 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Xbox is making it easier to find accessible games in its stores
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Xbox is making it easier to find accessibility information for games, according to an announcement from the company at its Acces...
02:40 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Microsoft announces Office 2021 features and pricing
Microsoft is launching Office 2021 on October 5th, and the company is finally detailing the features and pricing today. Office 2021 will be the next standalone version of Micro...
02:33 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Nigeria says it will lift Twitter ban if the company meets certain conditions
Twitter is currently banned in Nigeria | Illustration by Alex Castro Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Friday that he would lift the country’s ban on Twitter i...
01:58 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Hisenses 55-inch 4K QLED TV is cheaper than ever
Hisense Hisense’s U6G QLED TV in the 55-inch size is discounted at Amazon and Best Buy today. Normally $649.99, you can pick it up from either Best Buy or Amazon for ...
01:00 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge We bought gadgets from Amazons banned brands and it was a piece of cake
If you’re a reputable Chinese gadget manufacturer with millions of dollars at stake because Amazon banned your ass for inflating user reviews... do you roll over? File a laws...
12:00 pm - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge On The Verge is happening October 22nd and 23rd, and youre invited
Join us in New York City for live performances, amazing artists and creators, and much more Continue reading… ...
10:45 am - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Humble Bundle has raised $200 million for charity thanks to generous gamers
If you play video games on the PC then there’s a good chance at some point in your life you’ve purchased something from Humble Bundle: a digital storefront that regularly a...
10:01 am - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Neopets are being turned into NFTs because of course they are
Neopets was a hugely popular virtual pet adoption site launched in 1999. Virtual pet franchise Neopets is getting into NFTs — a seemingly inevitable move for a site ...
08:26 am - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Google says Bing users search for Google more than anything else
“Google” is the most searched term on Bing “by far,” according to a lawyer working for Google’s parent company, Alphabet. According to Bloomberg, Google made the argu...
03:23 am - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge YouTube TV and NBCUniversal agree to short extension to avoid channels disappearing
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Following a public standoff earlier this week, YouTube TV and NBCUniversal have agreed to...
01:18 am - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge EA promotes Laura Miele to COO, making her one of the most powerful women in gaming
Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images Electronic Arts is promoting chief studios officer Laura Miele to chief operating officer, the company announced T...
12:32 am - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Foxconn is buying Lordstown Motors Ohio EV factory for $230 million
iPhone assembler Foxconn is buying an automotive factory from struggling EV startup Lordstown Motors for around $230 million, the companies announced late Thursday. Foxconn say...
12:19 am - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Zoom wont buy Five9 after all
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Five9 will remain independent — its deal to be acquired by Zoom is off. Though a press release from Five9 says it was “termi...
12:08 am - Fri, October 1, 2021
The Verge Disney and Scarlett Johansson have settled their lawsuit
Image: Marvel Studios Three months after Scarlett Johansson sued Disney over its streaming release of Black Widow, arguing she stood to lose millions of dollars because...
10:39 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Lil Nas X, Bella Poarch, Grimes, and more are releasing TikTok NFTs
Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM Because no peace can be found in the age of man, TikTok has decided to partner with select creators, celebrities, and onlin...
10:13 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Pixel phones can automatically record and upload video in an emergency
One of the features Google offers exclusively through its Pixel Android phones is the Personal Safety app. Over the years, it’s added features like a safety check-in that aut...
10:06 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge PSA: Neiman Marcus still exists and it was hacked
Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus has notified 4.6 million customers about a data breach | Getty Images Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus said Thursday it had notified 4.6 mill...
09:32 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge How the Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Pro 8 stack up against other creator laptops
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Microsoft announced a new version of the Surface Pro last week, along with the Surface Laptop Studio. The Surface Pro 8 feels very mu...
09:31 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Before Astro, these were the robots people invited home
The 2017 version of Aibo, Sony’s robot dog. | Sam Byford / The Verge Amazon announced its Astro home robot on Monday, which is designed to be an Alexa on wheels that ...
08:35 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Cruise gets the green light to give driverless rides to passengers in San Francisco
Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Waymo and Cruise, two of the leading autonomous vehicle companies in the US, received permits from the California Department...
08:30 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Anybody want to see Lindsay Lohans NFT fursona?
Photo by James Gourley/Getty Images I am a woman who believes in taking accountability for her actions and this is mine. Because I unleashed this tweet upon my colleagu...
08:18 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Slack is down for some people, and of course, the problem is DNS
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Slack appears to be having issues for some people, with reports coming in of users who can’t connect to the service, receive errors w...
07:49 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Slacks down for some people, so nows the time to take a walk
Illustration by Alex Castro / Th Slack appears to be having issues for some people, with reports coming in of users who can’t connect to the service, receive errors w...
07:04 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge How to use Focus assist in Windows 11
It’s all too easy to allow distractions such as social media or videos to seduce us from the things we’re supposed to be doing — such as, say, writing articles about Wind...
07:00 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Apples fortress of secrecy is crumbling from the inside
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The last five months marked a turning point in Apple’s company culture — will it last? Continue reading… ...
07:00 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Clubhouse finally lets you record conversations
Clubhouse Clubhouse is getting a bunch of new features next month, including one many people have wanted: in-app recording. Starting in October, app users will be able ...
06:51 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge USB-C cables are getting new, confusing logos for faster 240W charging standard
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) — the group that maintains the USB standard across its many varied incarnations — has introduced...
06:45 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge FCC considers new rules to stop scammers from hijacking your cell phone
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday said it’s looking into tightening rules around cell phone service, in ...
06:23 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Samsung is bringing digital car keys to its phones, starting in South Korea
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge After announcing plans for digital car keys in its phones during the Galaxy S21 launch, Samsung is finally starting to add support for ...
05:59 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 (2021) review: cut by the Blade
The Zephyrus G14 is still great, but it’s no longer on top Continue reading… ...
05:52 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Why Bitcoins pollution could grow after leaving China
Cryptocurrency mining rigs sit on three-storeys of racks inside the BitRiver Rus LLC cryptocurrency mining farm in Bratsk, Russia, on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. | Andrey Rudakov/Blo...
05:39 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Star Wars: Visions has a lot more fun than Marvels What If?
Image: Lucasfilm Both Marvel and Star Wars can get a little too serious for their own good. Their stories are often so focused on what happened before, or what’s comi...
05:35 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Amazon Basics ripped off accessories, now Amazon is coming for gadgets
The Amazon Halo View and the Fitbit Charge 5. | Image: Amazon / Fitbit In the image above there are two wearables. One is Fitbit’s recently released Charge 5, a $179....
04:46 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Rife with sexism: employees of Jeff Bezos Blue Origin describe toxic workplace culture
Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Twenty-one current and former employees of Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin published a damning essay on Thursday sayin...
04:30 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Wyzes new $15 smart scale has a mode for luggage, pets, and babies
Image: Wyze Wyze, the budget-focused tech company that now sells everything from security cameras to headphones, has launched a new smart scale with four built-in elec...
04:29 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Facebook will now let you make group chats across Instagram and Messenger
Cross-app group chats between Instagram and Messenger. | Image: Facebook Facebook will now let you start cross-app group chats between Messenger and Instagram, the comp...
04:18 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge How Microsofts Surface Duo 2 compares with Samsungs flagship foldable
The Surface Duo 2 works with Microsoft’s lineup of Surface Pens, including the Surface Slim Pen 2. | Image: Microsoft It’s official: the troubled Surface Duo is now...
04:17 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Lordstown Motors reportedly selling former GM factory to Foxconn
Struggling EV startup Lordstown Motors is nearing a sale of its Ohio factory to Taiwanese iPhone assembler Foxconn, which has its own electric vehicle ambitions, Bloomberg repo...
04:13 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Kratos voice actor says God of War: Ragnarok delayed because of me
Sony Santa Monica Kratos’ voice actor, Christopher Judge, says he’s the reason why God of War: Ragnarok was delayed. In a tweet, Judge writes that he needed multipl...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge The Game Awards will take place in December
The 2021 edition of The Game Awards, the annual Oscars-like award show for video games, will take place on December 9th. The show will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Lo...
04:00 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Corsairs first gaming monitor is the pricey, 32-inch Xeneon
Corsair When it comes to PC components and accessories, there isn’t much that Corsair itself doesn’t make. The company’s adding gaming monitors to its list of off...
03:57 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Best Buy is restocking Nvidia RTX 30-series cards in stores on Friday morning
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge If you’re an avid PC builder, you know that getting your hands on any of Nvidia’s 30-series GPUs has been next to impossible since t...
03:15 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Apples MagSafe Battery pack gets its first significant discount
Apple’s MagSafe Battery attaches to any iPhone 12 or 13 model. | Dieter Bohn / The Verge The Apple MagSafe Battery pack recently launched in July, and we are now fina...
03:11 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Sony acquires Bluepoint Games, the studio behind its incredible remasters and remakes
Some of the very best games on PlayStation 5 so far are old titles made new — so it’s fitting that Sony is officially acquiring Bluepoint Games, the acclaimed studio that s...
02:29 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Apple Watch flags multiple types of irregular heartbeats, study shows
Apple Watch | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge People who get irregular pulse notifications on an Apple Watch but don’t have atrial fibrillation — the co...
02:16 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge The rumored Noctua-equipped RTX 3070 appeared on Asus Facebook page
Wccftech There have been rumors that Asus partnered with Noctua, maker of very quiet PC case fans and this silent, fan-less CPU cooler, to make a custom Nvidia RTX 3070...
02:15 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge The Stagg electric kettle has the best boiling button
It’s a strange thing that one of the most enjoyable physical interfaces I use in my day-to-day life is on a kettle. The Stagg EKG Electric Kettle, specifically, a $150 applia...
01:58 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Nintendo categorically denies that a 4K Switch Pro is in development
It is rare for a big company to come out and categorically deny an entire report, but that’s what Nintendo just did — the Japanese corporate entity issued a press release i...
01:46 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Epic Games makes childrens privacy services free for developers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Epic Games announced Thursday that it would be making its parent verification services free for all developers in order to make ...
01:01 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Nreals new AR sunglasses are made for binge watching TV
The Nreal Air smart glasses. | Image: Nreal Augmented reality company Nreal is launching a cheaper, iOS-compatible, more compact version of its smart glasses. The new N...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Sonos Beam (second-gen) review: Atmos(t) a minor upgrade
Dolby Atmos isn’t the reason you should buy it Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Spotify expands interactive podcast polls and Q&As to even more shows
Spotify Spotify is making podcasts on its platform more interactive. The company announced today that podcasters who create their shows in Anchor, its creation software...
01:00 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge BlueStacks X is a new and free way to play Android games in your browser
Bluestacks X brings Android games to the browser. | Image: Bluestacks BlueStacks started off life as an Android emulator for Windows more than 10 years ago, allowing an...
12:43 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Backbone releases free adapter and 3D-print files 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...
12:00 pm - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge DISH bets on 5G by making its own $280 5G phone for Boost Mobile
DISH and Boost Mobile hope to bring in new 5G customers with their own phone, the Celero5G. | DISH/Boost Mobile After acquiring Boost Mobile as part of the Sprint and T...
10:30 am - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Fairphones latest sustainable smartphone comes with a five-year warranty
The Fairphone 4’s updated design makes it look like a modern smartphone. | Image: Fairphone 4 Fairphone, the manufacturer focused on making easy to repair smartphones...
09:39 am - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Xbox Cloud Gaming launches in Australia, Brazil, Mexico, and Japan
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is launching its Xbox Cloud Gaming (xCloud) service in Australia, Brazil, Mexico, and Japan. The software giant has be...
09:17 am - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Xbox chief warns console supply constraints will last into 2022
Xbox Series X console. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox chief, Phil Spencer, says console supply issues will continue into 2022. In an interview w...
09:00 am - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Honda is doubling down on rockets, robots, and flying cars
Honda is increasing its research and development spending in three futuristic areas: rockets, robots, and electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL), otherwise know...
02:04 am - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge A grueling day in Elizabeth Holmes trial ended with evidence that Theranos tests sucked
Getty Images A preview of arguments to come Continue reading… ...
12:59 am - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Amazon settles with the activists it fired
Amazon has settled a dispute with two workers that the National Labor Relations Board said were fired for their activism. In April 2020, the company fired Emily Cunningham and ...
12:28 am - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge This is Facebooks internal research on the mental health effects of Instagram
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook has shared the internal research about the impact of Instagram on teenage mental well-being reported on by The Wall Str...
12:23 am - Thu, September 30, 2021
The Verge Nintendo categorically denies that a 4K Switch Pro is in development
It is rare for a big company to come out and categorically deny an entire report, but that’s what Nintendo just did today — the Japanese corporate entity has issued a press...