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11:48 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Canons flagship DSLR line will end with the EOS-1D X Mark III, eventually
Canon EOS-1D X Mark III | Image: Canon When Canon revealed the EOS-1D X Mark III in January 2020, we proclaimed that the DSLR “still isn’t dead,” but that camera ...
10:23 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Samsung teases Exynos 2200 with AMDs RDNA 2 graphics coming January 11th
Samsung has started teasing its next flagship smartphone SoC — expected to be called the Exynos 2200 — ahead of a January 11th announcement with a tantalizing tidbit of inf...
10:00 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Samsungs leaked Galaxy S22 Ultra is just straight up a Galaxy Note now
Image: evleaks (Twitter) It looks like Samsung’s next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S22 Ultra, will borrow more heavily from the Galaxy Note’s DNA than ever befor...
08:45 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Intel and Samsungs new demo shows how blisteringly fast a PCIe 5.0 SSD setup will be
Image: Samsung PCIe 5.0 SSDs have already started to get announced ahead of CES 2022, with Samsung and Adata teasing early hardware that supports the new standard. But ...
07:32 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Plans to capture CO2 from coal plants wasted federal dollars, watchdog says
Water vapor rises from the NRG Energy Inc. WA Parish generating station in Thompsons, Texas, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. The plant was home to the Petra Nova Carbon Captu...
07:29 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Two NFT copycats are fighting over which is the real fake Bored Ape Yacht Club
A pair of non-fungible token projects are testing the boundary between plagiarism and parody. Digital marketplace OpenSea has banned the PHAYC and Phunky Ape Yacht Club (or PAY...
07:14 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge BMW, IBM, Panasonic, and Mercedes to skip planned in-person events at CES 2022
Attendees walk through the Las Vegas Convention Center January 10, 2020 on the final day of the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) | Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images ...
07:03 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Google pulls back the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro December update to fix dropped calls
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales The rollout of the first major update for Google’s Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro has been slow and plagued by reports of problems. Now the c...
07:01 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Wondercise Studio wants to replace Zoom for connected fitness classes
Wondercise Studio is a mish-mash of a social media network and Apple Fitness Plus. | Image: Wondercise At CES 2022, Wondercise is looking to shake up connected fitness ...
05:54 pm - Thu, December 30, 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 Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the holidays may have...
05:28 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge NYC orders nearly 200 Mustang Mach-Es for police and first responders
Photo by Sean O’Kane / The Verge On Wednesday, New York City announced it has ordered 184 fully electric Ford Mustang Mach-Es for use by law enforcement and emergency...
04:49 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Amazon has PS5 consoles in stock again (update: sold out)
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update December 30th, 11:48AM ET: And it appears that due to an astounding lack of defenses against bots, Amazon is already sold out, ...
04:15 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge I refuse to care about the quality of my webcam
I will not do this. | Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge I am the very person who should care about my appearance on Zoom calls. I don’t mean the state of my hair ...
04:06 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge CES 2022 in-person exhibitor list continues to shrink: BMW cancels media events and Mercedes is out
Amelia Holowaty Krales CES, the world’s largest technology show, is pressing on, but with fewer major exhibitors appearing in-person than expected due to rising COVID...
03:41 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Samsung says its foldable shipments increased four-fold in 2021
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Samsung wants you to know its foldables haven’t flopped. In a recent blog post, the company said it sold four times more foldable dev...
03:30 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge 12 great apps ready for your new 2021 Mac
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Make your Mac more useful and easier to use Continue reading… ...
03:26 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge BMW, IBM, Panasonic, and Mercedes to skip planned in-person events at CES 2022
Attendees walk through the Las Vegas Convention Center January 10, 2020 on the final day of the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) | Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images ...
03:00 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Why Theranos failed, but other researchers might not
Jurors are still deliberating over the fate of Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of defunct biotech company Theranos. They’re deciding if she intentionally misled investors, pati...
02:11 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Tesla recalls nearly half a million Model 3 and Model S cars
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla has issued voluntary recalls for nearly half a million vehicles to address potential failures in its trunk latching system...
02:01 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Sonys photo-focused Xperia 1 III is down to its best price yet
Photo by Allison Johnson / The Verge Sony’s Xperia 1 III has a few things that other flagship phones don’t, including a near-4K, 120Hz OLED display, along with plen...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge 11 great apps for your new Windows 11 PC
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Some great ways to tweak your new PC Continue reading… ...
12:58 am - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Tom Brady says the next sideline Surface he yeets will cost him
Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers watches from the sidelines during the 2nd quarter of the game against the New Orleans Saints | Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images ...
12:38 am - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge A vehicle burned at Canoos headquarters after a battery test
Image: Canoo A vehicle at EV startup Canoo burned on August 24th after lithium-ion batteries left inside the car started a fire. The local fire department was able to e...
12:00 am - Thu, December 30, 2021
The Verge Fortnite servers were down for five hours, but now the game is back online
Photo illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images There was some bad news if you’re on winter break and hoping to play some Fortnite, as Epic Games battl...
11:50 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge Here are the best Kindle deals right now
The Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition is one of many e-readers currently available as part of a discounted bundle at Amazon. | Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge W...
09:13 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge The best after-Christmas deals from Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and more
Sony’s WF-1000XM4, the best true wireless earbuds you can buy, are still on sale for $248. | Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Whether you’ve got a stack of gif...
08:20 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge Fortnite told players they dont have permission to play just before the servers went offline
Photo illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images We have bad news if you’re on winter break and hope to play some Fortnite, as Epic Games has confirmed ...
08:13 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge The Xiaomi 12 Pros main camera is absolutely massive
Even for Xiaomi, the 12 and 12 Pro offer huge main camera modules. | Image: Xiaomi Xiaomi is at it again — putting another fantastically huge camera on a flagship pho...
07:50 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge James Webb Space Telescopes fuel expected to last more than 10 years
james webb space telescope Following the revolutionary and successful launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, or JWST, into space on Christmas day, NASA announced som...
06:36 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge Fortnite told players they dont have permission to play just before the servers went offline
Photo illustration by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images We have bad news if you’re on winter break and hope to play some Fortnite, as Epic Games has confirmed ...
05:28 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge 2021 was the year clean energy finally faced its mining problem
A drill rig at Controlled Thermal Resources’ (CTR) Hells Kitchen Lithium and Power project in Calipatria, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021. Demand for electric v...
03:21 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge This Apple Watch Series 7 sale arrived just in time for New Years resolutions
The 45mm GPS version of the Apple Watch Series 7 is down to $379, an all-time low. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge If getting fit is one of your New Year’s resolu...
02:55 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge Scientists find unexpected trove of life forms beneath Antarctic ice shelf
Bryozoans found in the habitat | Image: British Antarctic Survey A team of researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany has discovered a whopping 77 seafloo...
02:45 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge The Book of Boba Fetts first chapter has a lot of blank pages
Francois Duhamel / Lucasfilm Ltd The Book of Boba Fett finally is giving its titular character the spotlight. The fan-favorite bounty hunter has long lurked in the mar...
02:40 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge Solar recycling is broken, but theres a plan to fix it
Tang Dehong / Costfoto/Future Publishing via Getty Images A new Department of Energy-funded research project seeks to solve one of the biggest challenges with solar pow...
02:15 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge CES 2022 will introduce HDMI 2.1a, another confusing new spec
The HDMI standards are a mess. HDMI 2.1, in particular, is a uniquely frustrating mess, with haphazard support among TV manufacturers, cable makers, and devices that make setti...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge 10 Apple Arcade games for your new 2021 iPhone or iPad
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge There’s a lot to play on Apple’s game subscription service Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge Youll see even more Roku TV Ready soundbars in 2022
TCL’s Roku Wireless Soundbar with Roku TV Ready certification from this past October. | Image: Roku / TCL Roku today announced the expansion of its “Roku TV Ready...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge 10 Apple Arcade games for your new iPhone or iPad
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge There’s a lot to play on Apple’s game subscription service Continue reading… ...
01:15 pm - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge You must never press the original Razrs forbidden internet button
The first phone I ever owned was a Motorola Razr. The Razr’s buttons are some of the finest ever to grace a mobile device. The keypad is laser-etched out of a sheet of shimme...
11:35 am - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge Waymo plans fleet of self-driving, all-electric robotaxis with Chinese automaker Geely
Flat floors, low entry, and B-pillarless design — Waymo’s concept art of the coming cars. | Image: Waymo Alphabet’s self-driving car company Waymo is partnering ...
10:36 am - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge LG says next-generation OLED EX technology delivers improved brightness and accuracy
LG will be incorporating OLED EX technology into its TVs from the second quarter of 2022. | Image: LG Display LG is the maker of some of our favorite OLED TVs, so when...
08:50 am - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge LGs new recipe service uses Walmart and Amazon Fresh to deliver ingredients
LG ThinQ Recipe app features 10,000 one-click shoppable recipes. | Image: LG LG just announced its latest lineup of smart kitchen appliances. Fine, but what’s notable...
05:21 am - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge LastPass says no passwords were compromised following breach scare
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge LastPass says there’s no evidence of a data breach following users’ reports that they were notified of unauthorized login at...
04:56 am - Wed, December 29, 2021
The Verge FCC win clears the way for a massive Wi-Fi 6E upgrade
Illustrator by Alex Castro / The Verge A ruling (pdf) on Tuesday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has backed up an April 2020 decision ...
11:30 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Another T-Mobile cyberattack reportedly exposed customer info and SIMs
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile has suffered another cyberattack after being rocked by a massive data breach in August. This time around, attackers acc...
11:12 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge LastPass says no passwords were compromised following breach scare
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge LastPass says there’s no evidence of a data breach following users’ reports that they were notified of unauthorized login at...
10:26 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge CES 2022 in-person exhibitor list continues to shrink as AMD and MSI drop out
Amelia Holowaty Krales CES, the world’s largest technology show, is pressing on, but with fewer major exhibitors appearing in-person than expected due to rising COVID...
09:47 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Rivians 400-mile electric vehicles delayed to 2023
Photo by Mitchell Clark / The Verge Rivian is telling customers that it won’t be building R1T pickup trucks with the “Max pack” battery option until 2023, as it...
09:38 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Alexa told a child to do potentially lethal challenge
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon’s Alexa told a child to touch a penny to the exposed prongs of a phone charger plugged into the wall, according to one parent ...
08:28 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge The Quest Store has a very good New Years sale going on
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Quest Store is offering a lot of VR games and experiences at a discount for its New Year’s sale, which lasts until Jan...
08:11 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge The Xbox Series X is available at Best Buy right now (update: sold out)
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update 3:11PM ET, December 28th: Best Buy has sold out of consoles for now. Microsoft’s Xbox Series X keeps coming and going, but th...
07:42 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Samsung resumes Android 12 rollout, updates some foldables, and more S21s
Samsung’s starting to roll out One UI 4 again. | Photo by Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge Samsung is starting to roll out its Android 12-based One UI 4 update again aft...
07:35 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Matters plan to save the smart home
Matter is a new standard that promises to fix smart home interoperability — but can it deliver? Continue reading… ...
07:32 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge The Xbox Series X is available at Best Buy right now
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox Series X keeps coming and going, but the next-gen console remains tricky to get a hold of. We just saw it go up for...
07:06 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge How to activate and use Google Chat
Real-time collaborative chat, as exemplified by apps such as Slack, has become a common way to communicate between colleagues and friends, especially since last year when so ma...
06:42 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge China complains to UN after maneuvering its space station away from SpaceX Starlink satellites
Chinese astronauts Nie Haisheng and Liu Boming waving their hands during a spacewalk out of the space station core module Tianhe in August of 2021 | Photo by Tian Dingyu/Xinhua...
06:41 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Apple reopens some NYC stores to limited walk-in services
People walk outside the Apple Store on the Upper West Side on March 12th, 2021 in New York City. | Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images As initially reported by Bloomberg...
06:28 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Tumblr goes overboard censoring tags on iOS to comply with Apples guidelines
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An update to Tumblr’s iOS app censors a long list of tags to comply with Apple’s strict safety guidelines. The platform expl...
06:19 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Samsungs Family Hub smart fridge gets a colorful new look
Samsung’s Family Hub smart fridge will now be part of its colorful, customizable Bespoke line. | Image: Samsung The smart fridge has long been the butt of many IoT-re...
05:54 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge The Xbox Series X is available at Best Buy right now
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox Series X keeps coming and going, but the next-gen console remains tricky to get a hold of. We just saw it go up for...
05:37 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge The PS5 is available right now at Best Buy (update: sold out)
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Update 12:59PM ET, December 28th: Best Buy has sold out of PS5s for now, but it has started selling the Xbox Series X. If you...
05:26 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Costco members can order the Xbox Series X right now (update: sold out)
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Update 12:58PM ET, December 28th: Costco has sold out of consoles for now, but Best Buy is now offering them. The Xbox Series X ...
04:58 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Alexa told a child to do potentially lethal challenge
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon’s Alexa told a child to touch a penny to the exposed prongs of a phone charger plugged into the wall, according to one parent ...
04:07 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Riot Games will pay $100 million to settle discrimination lawsuit
Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge Riot Games has struck a $100 million settlement deal in a discrimination and harassment lawsuit brought by female employees. Th...
04:01 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Committed adult smokers who startvapingmore likely to drop cigarettes
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Adult smokers who say that they don’t plan to quit smoking but who start using e-cigarettes are more likely quit than those wh...
03:30 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge NASAs James WebbSpaceTelescope is about to transform into its final form
A telescope in disguise Continue reading… ...
02:05 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Amazons Echo devices are still available for Black Friday prices
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Many Alexa-powered Amazon Echo speakers and displays are still enjoying Black Friday discounts. One of the most appealing deals is on t...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Legos official Sonic the Hedgehog set recreates picture-perfect Green Hill Zone
Image: Lego After months of waiting, Lego’s official Sonic the Hedgehog set is finally here: a $69.99, 1,125-piece recreation of the iconic Green Hill Zone stage, com...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge Our predictions for the next year in audio
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hello, hello. I hope you all had a nice holiday and are ready for another one. Last week we looked back on 2021, and this week, ...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 28, 2021
The Verge 9 great games for your new Android phone
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Load your phone with these recommendations, many of which are free Continue reading… ...
10:30 pm - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge COVID-19 patients only need to isolate for five days as long as symptoms are gone, CDC says
Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images People who test positive for COVID-19 only need to isolate for five days as long as their symptoms have ...
09:57 pm - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge Apple Stores across NYC are only open if youre picking up an online order
People walk outside the Apple Store on the Upper West Side on March 12th, 2021 in New York City. | Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images As initially reported by Bloomberg...
09:14 pm - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge Messy NFT drop angers infosec pioneers with unauthorized portraits
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An unauthorized NFT drop celebrating infosec pioneers has collapsed into a mess of conflicting takedowns and piracy. Released on...
09:11 pm - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge The Batmans latest trailer introduces the Riddler as a FaceTime troll
Image by Warner Bros. Pictures A new trailer for The Batman gives us a glimpse at Catwoman’s “thing” for stray cats and the Riddler’s affinity for FaceTime. Wha...
07:04 pm - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge Motorola will try foldable phones again with a third-generation Razr
Not pictured: a beloved phone. | Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Motorola is working on a new version of its Razr foldable smartphones, according to a Weibo post spott...
05:18 pm - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge California is suing Walmart over alleged improper disposal of e-waste and other hazardous materials
Walmart store Last week, the California attorney general and 12 state officials filed a lawsuit against Walmart, saying it allegedly illegally disposed of electronic an...
04:58 pm - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge Zooms latest acquisition connects professional broadcast tools for large-scale events
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom has acquired the Zoom-based broadcast tools created by the startup Liminal, along with two of the company's co-founders, th...
04:18 pm - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy XVIs next big reveal wont come until spring 2022 after six months of COVID-19 delays
Final Fantasy XVI is the latest game to be hit by COVID-related development delays, with the game’s producer Naoki Yoshida announcing in a letter posted to Twitter that work ...
04:07 pm - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge XPG imagines a gaming mouse that can also store 1TB of games
“The Vault” is an appropriate name. | Image: XPG XPG has announced the XPG Vault, a “concept” mouse that has a built-in SSD to let you carry around your mouse a...
03:26 pm - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge Spyware scandal rocks Polish government
Polish opposition leader Krzysztof Brejza | Photo by Mateusz Wlodarczyk/NurPhoto via Getty Images Several members of political opposition groups in Poland have produced...
02:38 pm - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge Deck out your new Oculus Quest 2 with discounted accessories
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge During the Christmas holiday, it was easy to pick up on the theme on Twitter that many of you either bought or received an O...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge 10 great games for your new gaming PC
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Armies, aliens, automobiles, the legendary mascot of the Xbox, and more Continue reading… ...
12:00 pm - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge This ambitious smart ring hopes to one day monitor chronic illnesses
The Movano Ring is a smart ring with medical ambitions | Image: Movano The Oura Ring isn’t the only smart ring on the block anymore. For CES 2022, health tech company...
01:00 am - Mon, December 27, 2021
The Verge LG Display shows off a versatile lineup of transparent OLED screens at CES 2022
The OLED Shelf displaying a piece of art. | Photo by LG Display LG Display has come up with more uses for transparent screens with its innovative new concepts that will...
09:50 pm - Sun, December 26, 2021
The Verge Control is free for one day on the Epic Games Store
The Epic Games Store is offering Control for free as part of its 15 days of free games promotion — the game is only available for free until December 27th at 11AM. To get the...
08:46 pm - Sun, December 26, 2021
The Verge Apple reportedly hires away Metas AR public relations head
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has reportedly hired Andrea Schubert, Meta’s communications and public relations lead for its augmented reality (AR) pro...
06:00 pm - Sun, December 26, 2021
The Verge New trailers: The Northman, Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber, The Silent Sea, and more
Alexander Skarsgård is out for revenge in The Northman | Focus Features Hello and welcome to the final trailers roundup for 2021, I hope you have enjoyed reading (and...
03:01 pm - Sun, December 26, 2021
The Verge Tesla owner blows up Model S instead of footing $22,600 repair bill
A Tesla Model S strapped with dynamite. | Screenshot from Pommijätkät via YouTube When faced with a repair bill that costs half of what you paid for your car, do you ...
03:00 pm - Sun, December 26, 2021
The Verge 10 great apps for your new 2021 iPhone
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge New phone, new start Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Sun, December 26, 2021
The Verge 9 great Android apps for your new 2021 Android device
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge A privacy-minded roundup of apps, including a self-care penguin Continue reading… ...
01:25 pm - Sun, December 26, 2021
The Verge Nintendo Switch eShop is back online after experiencing outages on Christmas Day
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge As kids and adults alike flocked to the Nintendo eShop, eager to spend the gift cards they found in their stockings, that excitement ...
10:19 pm - Sat, December 25, 2021
The Verge Nintendo Switch eShop is down for some on Christmas Day
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge As kids and adults alike flocked to the Nintendo eShop, eager to spend the gift cards they found in their stockings, that excitement ...
06:00 pm - Sat, December 25, 2021
The Verge Today I learned that the Death Star is the size of the Olympic Peninsula
Death Star for scale. | Image: Park My Spaceship Park My Spaceship is the simple, extremely amusing app I didn’t know I needed. It allows you to superimpose to-scale ...
04:00 pm - Sat, December 25, 2021
The Verge 8 great games for your new 2021 Xbox
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Many of these games play well on Series S, too Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Sat, December 25, 2021
The Verge 8 great games for your new 2021 PlayStation 5
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge If you’re lucky enough to have one, that is Continue reading… ...
02:51 pm - Sat, December 25, 2021
The Verge The global version of Steam appears to be banned in China
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Steam Global seems to have been banned in China, according to a report from TheGamer. Only the Chinese version of Steam remains ...
02:00 pm - Sat, December 25, 2021
The Verge 10 great games for your new 2021 OLED Switch
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge The best games to play together or alone Continue reading… ...
12:51 pm - Sat, December 25, 2021
The Verge NASAs revolutionary James Webb Space Telescope successfully launches to space
Image: NASA/Bill Ingalls Early Christmas morning, NASA’s revolutionary new space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, successfully launched into space after t...
10:00 am - Sat, December 25, 2021
The Verge How to watch the launch of NASAs James Webb Space Telescope
After nearly two and a half decades of planning and work, NASA is finally set to launch its next-generation space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, this morning. The...
07:38 pm - Fri, December 24, 2021
The Verge CES 2022 loses Microsoft in Las Vegas over COVID fears
Microsoft is the latest company to drop a physical presence at CES, as the increased prevalence of COVID-19 spooks exhibitors. It joins a growing list of major companies ditchi...
06:20 pm - Fri, December 24, 2021
The Verge Apple must let dating apps offer alternate in-app payment options, says Dutch regulator
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple must allow dating app developers to offer non-Apple payment systems for in-app purchases or face a hefty fine, according t...
03:11 pm - Fri, December 24, 2021
The Verge An app gave crucial seconds of warning before a major California earthquake
Photo by Yichuan Cao/NurPhoto via Getty Images An early-alert system designed to give people crucial seconds of warning before earthquakes lived up to its promise on Mo...
03:07 pm - Fri, December 24, 2021
The Verge Google faces nearly $100 million fine in Russia over failure to delete banned content
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A Russian court has fined Google $98 million over its failure to remove content deemed illegal in the country. The 7.2 billion r...
02:52 pm - Fri, December 24, 2021
The Verge PSA: Youll miss 25 minutes of The Expanses final season if you dont pause it
If you’re a fan of The Expanse, like me, you’re probably wondering whether its final six episodes — currently airing each Friday through January 14th — are enough to wr...
02:30 pm - Fri, December 24, 2021
The Verge Sex ed info on TikTok shows gaps in traditional education
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Teens and adolescents might be turning to TikTok to learn about sex when their typical sex education isn’t sufficient. But the...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 24, 2021
The Verge 8 great TikTok accounts from 2021 to follow
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Put these great creators into your algorithm Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 24, 2021
The Verge The gadgets we broke
The Verge has smashed a bunch of phones... and other things Continue reading… ...
01:28 pm - Fri, December 24, 2021
The Verge TikTok sued by former content moderator for allegedly failing to protect her mental health
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A former content moderator for TikTok has filed a lawsuit against the platform, alleging that parent company ByteDance provides ...
11:54 am - Fri, December 24, 2021
The Verge Tesla update lets drivers turn their cars into megaphones
Photo by Chukrut Budrul/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images As part of its annual holiday software update, Tesla has released a new feature that lets drivers turn ...
11:03 am - Fri, December 24, 2021
The Verge Intel apologizes to China for following US sanctions targeting Xinjiang genocide
China accounts for a quarter of Intel’s global revenue. | Credit: Xing Yun / Costfoto/Future Publishing via Getty Images Intel has issued an apology to partners and ...
02:32 am - Fri, December 24, 2021
The Verge CES 2022 organizers insist in-person events will go on even as more exhibitors pull back
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The pace of companies announcing they will forego the in-person parts of CES 2022 has only increased in the last 24 hours, w...
12:16 am - Fri, December 24, 2021
The Verge Samsung is launching its first HDR10 gaming displays
Redout 2 playing on an unnamed HDR10+ gaming display | Image: Samsung Samsung has announced its first displays that will support the HDR10+ Gaming standard, an expanded...
11:59 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge The best deals on 4K TVs
LG’s A1 OLED is now available starting at just $799.99, making it one of the most affordable OLEDs to date. | Image: LG There are a lot of 4K TVs available to choose ...
11:10 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge The Verge Holiday Gift Guide 2021
Illustration by Richard Parry Shop our curated guide for everyone in your life Continue reading… ...
10:48 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Tesla will stop letting people play games in cars that are moving
Tesla says it’ll turn off its Passenger Play feature with an update. | Image: The Verge Tesla won’t let people play video games on its cars’ built-in display whil...
09:55 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge CES 2022 seemingly falling apart: Google and GM join T-Mobile and others in opting-out
Amelia Holowaty Krales CES, the world’s largest technology show, appears to be in jeopardy due to rising COVID-19 cases in the United States. On Wednesday evening, ex...
09:25 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Still on the hunt for the perfect gift? Here are some last-minute ideas
A gift card offering access to thousands of books from Amazon or Barnes and Noble is a great present for bookworms. | Photo by Chaim Gartenberg So the holidays are just...
09:17 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Ankers four-port 120W power brick is built for the USB-C warrior
The Anker 547 Charger has four USB-C ports, with one that’s able to pump out 100W. | Image: Anker Anker’s newly available 547 Charger may be a power brick to consid...
08:50 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Amazon UK has had Xbox Series X consoles in stock all day
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge We’ve been keeping an eye out for end-of-year next-generation console drops in the US, and despite exceptions like a recent PlayStatio...
07:23 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge CES 2022 loses another key exhibitor as Intel pulls out of in-person show
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge CES 2022’s exodus of exhibitors over rising COVID-19 concerns continues, with the latest withdrawal coming from Intel. The com...
07:06 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge CES 2022 seemingly falling apart: Lenovo and Waymo join T-Mobile and others in opting-out
Amelia Holowaty Krales CES, the world’s largest technology show, appears to be in jeopardy due to rising COVID-19 cases in the United States. On Wednesday evening, ex...
06:52 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge The Matrix Resurrections has an incredibly smart take on showing video games in movies
Warner Bros. Movies and TV have a notoriously tough time depicting video games. They tend toward presenting games as either generic arcade titles or as impossibly full-...
06:43 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Amazons nationwide NLRB settlement makes it easier for workers to organize
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has reached a nationwide settlement for six National Labor Relations Board cases, agreeing to notify workers of their rig...
06:39 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Astronomers discover largest group of rogue planets yet
An artist’s impression of a rogue planet | Image: ESO/M. Kornmesser Astronomers just discovered a treasure trove of “rogue planets” — free-floating planets tha...
05:49 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge The latest trailer for the Uncharted movie displays a borderline contempt for the laws of physics
Impossible as it once may have seemed, but Uncharted (the long-awaited film adaptation of the Naughty Dog game series) is actually set to hit movie theaters early next year, ba...
05:20 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge The massive Odyssey G9 gaming monitor is down to its lowest price at B&H Photo
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge With the current end-of-year promotion happening at B&H Photo, you can get the massive Samsung Odyssey G9 gaming monitor for i...
05:20 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Samsungs massive Odyssey G9 gaming monitor is down to its lowest price yet
Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge With the current end-of-year promotion happening at B&H Photo, you can get the massive Samsung Odyssey G9 gaming monitor for i...
05:00 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Where is Spotify HiFi?
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge 2021 will have been the year that Apple finally embraced lossless music streaming and prices for hi-fi listening came down at Am...
04:35 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Take a look at this delicious lickable screen to see the future we knew was coming
See the menu. Taste the menu. | Image: Meiji University If you’ve ever thought, “This 4K HDR OLED TV is great, but I sure wish it tasted better when I licked it,”...
03:35 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge All the news from NASAs James Webb Space Telescope mission
After decades of work, the launch is here Continue reading… ...
03:07 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge FDA authorizes second COVID-19 antiviral pill
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Food and Drug Administration authorized a second at-home antiviral pill to treat COVID-19 on Thursday. The clearance for the...
03:00 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Our favorite apps, games, and entertainment from 2021 for all of your new tech
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Our staff lists their choices for the best of the year Continue reading… ...
02:56 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge CES 2022 seemingly falling apart: Lenovo joins T-Mobile, Amazon, AT&T and others in bailing out
Amelia Holowaty Krales CES, the world’s largest technology show, appears to be in jeopardy due to rising COVID-19 cases in the United States. On Wednesday evening, ex...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge 11 great shows and movies from 2021 to stream on HBO Max
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Follow the white rabbit Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge What to expect fromNASAs James WebbSpaceTelescope launch
An anxiety-ridden launch that’s been decades in the making Continue reading… ...
12:46 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Watch Joseph Gordon-Levitt as former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick in new TV show teaser
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is pumped. In fact, he’s super pumped, taking on the role of former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick in a limited series from Showtime that debuts February 27th,...
12:24 pm - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Alexa is nagging you more because Amazon knows you dont care about its new features
“By the way, I’m much more than just a voice-activated timer.” | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge If you regularly use an Alexa device, you’ve probably been up...
10:34 am - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Huaweis foldable P50 Pocket has a circular external screen thats perfect for notifications
Huawei has officially announced the P50 Pocket, a clamshell-style folding smartphone that has a circular, 1-inch external display for quick access to notifications and widgets....
09:41 am - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge First super fast PCIe 5.0 SSDs teased ahead of CES
Adata teases first PCIe 5.0 NVMe M.2 SSDs. | image: Adata Samsung and Adata are both teasing PCIe 5.0 SSDs ahead of January’s big CES event. With read/write speeds up...
02:58 am - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge CES 2022 seemingly falling apart: Lenovo joins T-Mobile, Amazon, AT&T and others in bailing out
Amelia Holowaty Krales CES, the world’s largest technology show, appears to be in jeopardy due to rising COVID-19 cases in the United States. On Wednesday evening, ex...
01:44 am - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Apple closes several stores due to COVID-19 outbreaks, encourages online shopping
Photo by Octavio Jones/Getty Images Over the last couple of weeks, several Apple Stores around the US have closed due to rising COVID-19 infections among staff members,...
01:00 am - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge LG Display brought a reclining curved OLED throne to CES this year
Image: LG Display Would it even be a tech tradeshow without a new throne? 2020 brought us the scorpion chair, 2019 gave us the “fully-immersive” toilet, and attempt...
12:48 am - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Amazons AWS logs third outage this month, affecting Slack, Epic Games Store, Asana and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon’s crucial web services business AWS has experienced problems today due to a power outage, affecting services like Slack...
12:04 am - Thu, December 23, 2021
The Verge Amazon workers in Staten Island refile union petition
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon warehouse workers in Staten Island, New York, have refiled a union petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB...
11:39 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Amazons AWS logs third outage this month, affecting Slack, Epic Games Store, Asana and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon’s crucial web services business AWS has experienced problems today due to a power outage, affecting services like Slack...
11:33 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Here are 47 last-minute gifts you can still get before the holidays
The second-gen Nest Hub makes for a popular gift that will arrive in time for Christmas.  | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge The holidays are just around the corne...
10:50 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge HBO Max 2022 trailer offers a peek at Westworld and its new Game of Thrones spinoff
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge The WarnerMedia-owned platform HBO Max packs a lot in its two-minute 2022 preview reel, introducing a number of lower-profile W...
09:08 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Jack Dorseys hot Web3 takes are apparently too much for Marc Andreessen to handle
Who knew that leaving the top spot at Twitter could make someone a more interesting follow? The co-founder and (for the second time) former CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey recently ...
09:07 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge CES 2022 starts to fall apart as T-Mobile, Amazon, AT&T and others bail on in-person conference
Amelia Holowaty Krales Another year, another gigantic tech tradeshow that looks like it may be falling apart as the COVID-19 pandemic continues — now that T-Mobile CE...
08:53 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge How to get the most out of your Pixels Now Playing feature
The other day, I was watching the documentary The Beatles: Get Back, which flashes on the screen the names of the songs being played and happened to miss the identification ...
08:50 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Zombie brand RadioShack is launching a crypto market for the older generation
RadioShack, the venerable retailer relaunched as an online-focused brand in 2020, now wants to chart a future as a cryptocurrency exchange. Earlier this week, the company annou...
08:03 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge GameStop will have PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X bundles in-store on December 23rd
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Much like last week’s in-person restock of the PlayStation 5, GameStop is once again hosting another day of in-store new console sal...
08:02 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Own goal for Arsenal FC as regulator bans crypto fan token ads
It seems everyone’s into cryptocurrency these days, including Premier League soccer teams. But Britain’s advertising regulator was unimpressed with the branding around the ...
07:44 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Levels planning a very visible keypad for its very invisible smart locks
Image: Level Level teased a new keypad product on its website today (via HomeKit News) that will give owners of the company’s elegant and discreet Level Touch smart l...
07:36 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Amazon briefly banned itself on Twitch after rogue host exposed herself on air
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In a weird internet mix-up, it looks like Amazon briefly suspended its Spanish-language Prime Video Twitch channel on Sunday aft...
07:18 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge You can now take Zoom calls from your Amazon television
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Amazon launched its own branded Fire TV television sets last month with attractively low price tags for a large, if underwhelming, 4K s...
07:16 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge How Marvel Games got its groove back
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy winning Best Narrative was one of the biggest surprises of the 2021 Game Awards. Not only was the category absolutely stacked — featuring s...
06:23 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge PSA: you can now buy a Nintendo Switch OLED or an Xbox Series S without the hassle
The object of your desire can now be yours (if it’s a Nintendo Switch OLED). | Image: Nintendo When the Nintendo Switch OLED Model launched in the fall, it immediatel...
06:07 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Asus Zenbook 14X OLED review: a cool but impractical laptop
You can get a better OLED notebook for less money Continue reading… ...
05:41 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Amazons AWS logs third outage this month, affecting Slack, Epic Games Store, Asana and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon’s crucial web services business AWS is experiencing problems today due to a power outage, affecting services like Slack...
05:33 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge The Xbox Series X is available at Best Buy right now
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox Series X keeps coming and going, but the next-gen console remains tricky to get a hold of. We just saw it go up for...
05:33 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge The Xbox Series X is available at Best Buy right now (update: sold out)
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update 1:37PM ET, December 22nd: Best Buy has sold out of consoles for now. Microsoft’s Xbox Series X keeps coming and going, but th...
05:23 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge FDA authorizes first COVID-19 antiviral pill
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the first antiviral pill to treat COVID-19, a move that gives doctors ...
04:59 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Amazon reinstates mask mandate for warehouse employees as omicron threat looms
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon’s warehouse employees across the US will once again have to wear masks, according to an internal notice obtained by CNB...
04:39 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Tesla investigated over reports drivers can play its video games while vehicles are moving
The NHTSA is investigating Tesla vehicles that allow games on their touchscreens | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US government says it is investigating mo...
04:28 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Doctor Strange 2s first trailer goes mad for multiverses
Marvel’s journey into the multiverse is barreling forward with the first trailer for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, a sequel to 2016’s Doctor Strange and what...
04:25 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge The green Apple Watch Series 7 has hit a new low price of $339
The Apple Watch Series 7 and its larger screen has a full keyboard for tapping and gesture swiping. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge It’s beginning to look a lot l...
04:04 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Zillow adds support for iOS 15s SharePlay, so you can look at homes together from your studio apartments
Zillow Have you ever wanted to aimlessly scroll through Zillow and admire all the heinously expensive houses that you’ll never be able to afford thanks to the skyrock...
03:49 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Costco members can order the Xbox Series X right now
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Xbox Series X console has remained hard to come by, and with the holidays looming the window to get one in time is narrowing...
03:49 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Costco members can order the Xbox Series X right now (update: sold out)
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Update 11:57AM ET, December 22nd: Costco has sold out of consoles for now. The Xbox Series X console has remained hard to come b...
03:12 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Listen to these wild sounds NASA recorded from Jupiters moon
A preliminary close-up image of Ganymede obtained by the JunoCam imager | Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS NASA unveiled a 50-second audio clip from Juno’s Ganymede ...
03:01 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Hawkeyes first season is a welcome holiday surprise
Image: Marvel Studios A fun romp with some important MCU connections Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Fight climate change by eating your leftovers this holiday season
Photo illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge In my family, there are two traditions when it comes to holiday meals: there must be way more food on the table than ev...
02:07 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Former Google and Meta executive launches at-homeCOVID-19 test
Detect A new medical testing startup called Detect began selling at-home molecular COVID-19 tests through its website last week. The company also announced its CEO — ...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge T-Mobiles 5G Home Internet: I tried it, and it tried me
Is cellular good enough for a home internet connection? Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge 8 great shows and movies from 2021 to stream on Hulu
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Here’s what to stream over the holidays Continue reading… ...
01:19 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Amazons AWS logs third outage this month, affecting Slack, Epic Games Store, Asana and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon’s crucial web services business AWS is experiencing problems today, with issues affecting services like Slack, Imgur, a...
12:43 pm - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk: metaverse isnt compelling and Web3 more marketing than reality
Photo by Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images The metaverse and Web3 are two trends supposedly set to revolutionize the digital world. But the richest man IR...
09:19 am - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Honor teases its first foldable, the Magic V
Former Huawei sub-brand Honor has teased the launch of its first foldable smartphone, the Honor V. An image shared on its Weibo and Twitter accounts teases the design of the de...
03:09 am - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge CES 2022 starts to fall apart as T-Mobile, Amazon, and others bail on in-person conference
Amelia Holowaty Krales Another year, another gigantic tech tradeshow that looks like it may be falling apart as the COVID-19 pandemic continues — now that T-Mobile CE...
02:11 am - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge TCL resumes selling its Google TVs after rolling out software fixes
Image: TCL After briefly halting sales of its 6-Series and 5-Series Google TVs due to sluggish, buggy software, TCL this evening announced that the TVs are back. “Rec...
01:00 am - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge LGs new 16:18 monitor looks like a multitasking powerhouse
Image: LG Are monitors with traditional aspect ratios just not getting the job done for you? LG might have the answer. Today the company has announced what it touts as ...
12:51 am - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Here are the best Apple Watch deals right now
The Apple Watch Series 7 is one three models Apple continues to sell. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Thinking about picking up a new Apple Watch? It might be tempt...
12:44 am - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Still on the hunt for the perfect gift? Here are some last-minute ideas
A gift card offering access to thousands of books from Amazon or Barnes and Noble is a great present for bookworms. | Photo by Chaim Gartenberg So the holidays are just...
12:39 am - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge CES 2022 starts to fall apart as T-Mobile and others bail on in-person conference
Amelia Holowaty Krales Another year, another gigantic tech tradeshow that looks like it may be falling apart as the COVID-19 pandemic continues — now that T-Mobile CE...
12:15 am - Wed, December 22, 2021
The Verge Intel will put unvaccinated employees on unpaid leave
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Intel has reportedly notified employees that anyone who remains unvaccinated will need to get the COVID-19 vaccine or submit an ...
10:49 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge White House says it will set up a website to distribute 500 million free COVID tests
President Biden details plans to make coronavirus tests easier to find amid the surge of the omicron variant. | Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Biden said...
09:34 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Ad board tells Mint Mobile it should stop abusing the word unlimited
Mint Mobile says it will comply with the board’s decision. | Image: Mint Mobile The National Advertising Review Board has denied Mint Mobile’s appeal defending its ...
09:23 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Scammers steal $150K worth of crypto from NFT project with Discord hack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Buyers hoping to get a limited-edition NFT from Fractal, a new marketplace for game item NFTs, were given an unpleasant and cost...
09:20 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge TSA checkpoints will start supporting Apple Wallet IDs in February
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge When Apple introduced its updated Apple Wallet in June, the company said it was working to ensure you could use it to get th...
09:18 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Tesla rewarding timely holiday travelers with free supercharging
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales Tesla announced an early Christmas present for all those pre-dawn road trippers: free vehicle charging at certain Supercharger locations...
09:09 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Google Voice now lets you set custom rules for phone calls
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google Voice now lets you create rules that dictate how the service responds to incoming calls from specific contacts. And yes, th...
08:58 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge After Build Back Better, heres how the US can still clean up its power grid
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) is followed by reporters as he leaves a caucus meeting with Senate Democrats at the US Capitol Building on December 17th, 2021 in Washington, DC.  ...
08:23 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Meta releases newsletter platform numbers, and its good news for Substack
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A new blog post from Meta marks the six-month anniversary of its newsletter publishing platform, Bulletin. Amid its plugs for th...
07:41 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Here are 63 last-minute gifts that will arrive in time for the holidays
The second-gen Echo Show 8 makes for a popular gift that will arrive in time for Christmas. | Dan Seifert / The Verge Christmas is just around the corner, and if that n...
07:00 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Jack Dorsey says VCs really own Web3 (and Web3 boosters are pretty mad about it)
“Habenero” Jack Dorsey did some spicy tweets last night. The Twitter founder and Block CEO tweeted out some thoughts on crypto and “Web3” that managed to exasperate som...
06:48 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge New analysis further links Pegasus spyware to Jamal Khashoggi murder
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge New forensic analysis indicates that representatives of the United Arab Emirates government installed Pegasus spyware on the pho...
06:33 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Adidas and Xbox teamed up on one more console-themed sneaker, which is on sale now for $140
Adidas Forum Tech Boost Series X | Image: Microsoft Adidas and Microsoft have collaborated on three different pairs of shoes this year to commemorate the 20th anniversa...
04:53 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge DuckDuckGo is working on a privacy-focused desktop browser
Image by DuckDuckGo DuckDuckGo, the company best known for its privacy-focused search engine of the same name, is working on a desktop browser that should bring the sam...
04:52 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge The Matrix Resurrections is more interested in being self-aware than being good
Warner Bros. A fantastic setup to a tepid sequel Continue reading… ...
04:35 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Merry Christmas: The Boston Dynamics dog has learned how to be Solid Snake
It’s been spotted. | Original image: Boston Dynamics Hyundai-owned Boston Dynamics has released a holiday video featuring its dog-like Spot robot, and it’s turned o...
04:04 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge GeForce Now upgraded to support 120fps gaming on Pixel 6 Pro
The recently released Pixel 6 Pro. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales Pixel 6 Pro owners just got another reason to give Nvidia’s GeForce Now cloud game streaming serv...
03:22 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Nikola agrees to pay $125 million to settle allegations it defrauded investors
Image: Nikola Hydrogen trucking startup Nikola Corp. agreed to pay $125 million to settle charges that it defrauded investors by misleading them about its products and ...
03:07 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Biden plan will send out 500 million coronavirus tests to try to tackle the omicron surge
President Biden will announce a plan to send 500 million free coronavirus test kits to Americans | Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images The White House says President Bid...
03:00 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge How Logitech bet big on work from home
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon Bracken Darrell talks about the mouse and keyboard renaissance Continue reading… ...
02:30 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Its time for car companies to shut up about electric vehicles and just ship them
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge For years, car companies have been promising a major shift to electric — and now they finally have to deliver Continue ...
02:15 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge The year in audio
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge We’re nearly there. 2022. These are times of deep uncertainty, so I’m glad I can offer you something you can depend on: a Ho...
02:15 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge 2021 was the year platforms came for our ears
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In 2017, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings infamously told investors his streaming platform not only competes with its counterparts for ...
02:15 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge This year, podcasts showed up with a vengeance on TV
HBO Max In the new Chucky series on SyFy, one of the show’s main characters investigates a series of brutal murders by hosting a DIY true-crime podcast — a fact I f...
02:10 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Boses noise-canceling QC35 II are back down to their lowest price
A set of noise-canceling headphones should definitely come in handy if you’re planning to travel soon. They’re essential if you want to silence the hum of the jet engines o...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge 11 great shows from 2021 to stream on Netflix
Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge A handy guide for finding the best stuff released this year Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge GeoGuessr made figuring out where on Earth you are the hottest new esport
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The years-old browser game became a competitive thrill this year Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge This security researcher fooled an at-home COVID-19 test using a Bluetooth hack
Researchers were able to exploit Ellume’s at-home test. | Image: Ellume A security researcher was able to change the results of an at-home COVID test and get those re...
12:33 pm - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Teslas big holiday update adds TikTok and playable Sonic the Hedgehog
A screenshot of the Sonic 1 title screen opened in the Tesla web browser taken prior to its release. | Photo by Umar Shakir / The Verge Tesla’s annual holiday softwar...
10:01 am - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Xiaomis next flagship phone will launch on December 28
A teaser poster for the event. | Image: Xiaomi Exactly one year from the launch of the Mi 11, Xiaomi is set to launch the successor on December 28th, the company has an...
12:55 am - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Today I learned double-pressing Ctrl can become a powerful Windows 11 shortcut for finding your mouse
Ever lose your mouse cursor? It’s not hard to do when you’ve sitting in front of multiple monitors or perhaps a super-ultrawide or maybe even a monstrous TV — but Microso...
12:10 am - Tue, December 21, 2021
The Verge Google is turning off the controls for OnHub routers at the end of 2022
Google OnHub router Google’s insistence on cloud-based controls for its networking products has occasionally caused issues, even though it was supposed to make life w...
11:49 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge TikToks new Live Studio app allegedly violates OBS licensing policy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Live Studio, TikTok’s new livestreaming app for Windows, supposedly uses code from the free livestreaming program Open Broadca...
10:05 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge The Matrix Resurrections wont hit HBO Max until 3AM ET on December 22nd
Bad news, Matrix fans: Warner Bros. isn’t going to be releasing The Matrix Resurrections early on HBO Max like it did for Dune. Instead, the highly anticipated fourth film in...
09:46 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Meta cracks down on phishing scams that use its trademarks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Meta is taking legal action against the bad actors who allegedly impersonated Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram to co...
09:10 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Cortana would be named Bingo if Steve Ballmer had his way
Steve Ballmer wanted Microsoft’s Cortana AI to be called “Bingo” so it would be more Microsoft-branded, according to the Big Bets newsletter. That’s according to former...
09:07 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge The EV revolutions next big roadblock: access to chargers
Electric vehicles are displayed before a news conference with White House Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy and Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg about the American Jobs P...
08:41 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Former head of Sonic Team releases new self-made mobile game
Yuji Naka showing off his solo-developer skills | Image: @nakayuji via Twitter Yuji Naka — former head of Sonic Team — released a new game under his one-man studio ...
08:11 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge How to add a background to Safari in iOS 15
iOS 15 has brought with it a number of features that don’t affect your privacy, your efficiency, or your fitness. They’re — well, just nice. One of them is the new abi...
07:37 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge EV startup Canoo loses chief technology officer and two co-founders
Image: Canoo EV startup Canoo is losing three top executives, including its chief technology officer Peter Savagian, as part of an apparent shakeup of its leadership te...
07:31 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge The QuietOn 3 earbuds use ANC to help you sleep
I’ve always been a light sleeper, and that has not improved over the last few years. So I thought I was the perfect person to try out the latest version of the QuietOn active...
06:21 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Brian Eno is not a fan of NFTs
If you were saving up Ethereum for a set of Discreet Music NFTs, we’ve got bad news. In an interview with Crypto Syllabus (conducted by longtime tech critic Evgeny Morozov, o...
06:20 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge OnlyFans management firm accused of having employees talk to fans as influencers
Image: Alex Castro / The Verge A prominent agency that manages accounts for OnlyFans creators has been accused of having its employees catfish fans by reading and reply...
06:17 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Watch the first trailer for The Witcher: Blood Origin on Netflix
There’s more to The Witcher universe than just Geralt, and Netflix gave the first glimpse at that with an early look at Blood Origin. The trailer was initially revealed as a ...
06:13 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Heres why streaming services are always duking it out over channels
photo by Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty Images There’s something extraordinarily frustrating about subscribing to a TV service only for that service to lose the prog...
05:30 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Here are 65 last-minute gifts that will arrive in time for the holidays
The second-gen Echo Show 8 makes for a popular gift that will arrive in time for Christmas. | Dan Seifert / The Verge Christmas is just around the corner, and if that n...
05:19 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge New World is getting exclusive Wheel of Time gear through Twitch drops
Image: Amazon Amazon has announced that it’ll be adding exclusive items to Amazon Games’ popular MMORPG New World from Amazon Prime Video’s The Wheel of Time TV s...
05:14 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge EPA issues new rule to curb tailpipe pollution, fight climate change
Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images The Environmental Protection Agency issued a new rule today aimed at reducing tailpipe pollution from cars and light-duty trucks...
05:10 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Airbnb tightens anti-party rules for rentals as New Years Eve approaches
Airbnb is cracking down on New Year’s Eve parties | Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Airbnb said Monday it’s tightening its policy restrictions on ...
04:59 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Waze now shows EV charging stations on its driving map
Image by Waze Waze can finally help you locate and drive to nearby electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the US, letting you find EV pit stops just as easily a...
03:48 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Ford Mustang Mach-E joins New York Citys yellow taxi fleet
The Ford Mustang Mach-E is hitting the streets of New York City as the latest electric vehicle to join the ranks of the city’s iconic yellow taxi fleet. The Mustang Mach-E, ...
03:00 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Disabled passengers were promised autonomous vehicles theyre still waiting
It turns out that designing autonomous vehicles for disabled passengers is an immense challenge Continue reading… ...
02:43 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Apples HomePod Mini is $20 off today at Best Buy
Photo by Jennifer Tuohy / The Verge Apple’s short, stout HomePod Mini usually costs $99.99, but Best Buy is offering a $20 discount today on the smart speaker. You ca...
02:30 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Taco Bell had beef with Beyond Meats fake carne asada
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Taco Bell, the restaurant known for having ground beef that's utterly indescribable, reportedly told Beyond Meat that its version of...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Sen. Warren and AOC demand answers from Amazon after warehouse deaths
Six people were killed when an Amazon warehouse in Illinois was struck by a tornado A group of progressive Democratic lawmakers, led by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge How astronomers decided where to point the most powerfulspacetelescopeNASAever built
Photo Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Picking what the James Webb Space Telescope will do in its first year of life Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Sen. Warren and Rep. AOC demand answers from Amazon after warehouse deaths
Six people were killed when an Amazon warehouse in Illinois was struck by a tornado A group of progressive Democratic lawmakers, led by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge How scientists decided what the most powerfulspacetelescope ever will look at first
Photo Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Picking what the James Webb Space Telescope will do in its first year of life Continue reading… ...
12:20 pm - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk says hell pay over $11 billion in taxes this year
Time Person of the Year 2021, Elon Musk. | Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for TIME Elon Musk expects to pay over $11 billion in taxes in 2021, the Tesla CEO said in a...
10:28 am - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge LGs first gaming laptop has an RTX 3080 and 11th Gen Intel CPU
The laptop features an RGB keyboard. | Image: LG LG has announced what it’s calling its “first gaming laptop,” the UltraGear 17G90Q. The 17-inch laptop is powered...
09:55 am - Mon, December 20, 2021
The Verge Tom Bradys best throw of the night destroys Microsoft tablet
Tom Brady rage quitting Microsoft Surface. After throwing a fourth-quarter interception to seal a 9-0 loss against the Saints on Sunday night, Tampa Bay quarterback Tom...
11:37 pm - Sun, December 19, 2021
The Verge Leaked images show upcoming Garmin Fenix 7 and Venu 2 Plus smartwatches
Leaked images of the Fenix 7, Venu 2 Plus, Instinct 2, and the Epix Gen2 (pictured from left to right). | Photo by Winfuture A trove of leaked images shows what Garmin...
08:26 pm - Sun, December 19, 2021
The Verge Disney and YouTube TV cut a deal to bring back ESPN, FX, and other channels
Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Disney and YouTube TV have reached a deal today to put more than a dozen Disney-owned channels back on Google’s i...
08:19 pm - Sun, December 19, 2021
The Verge FCC settles with Verizon, AT&T, and others over failed 911 calls
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has reached settlements with AT&T, Verizon, Intrado, and CenturyLink (which now ...
06:45 pm - Sun, December 19, 2021
The Verge TikTok Kitchens will bring viral culinary creations to fans
Photo by Virtual Dining Concepts TikTok is partnering with Virtual Dining Concepts (VDC) to launch TikTok Kitchens, a delivery-only service that will cook up some of th...
04:03 pm - Sun, December 19, 2021
The Verge Some Halo Infinite players have to use dev kits at first major tournament
Screenshot from Halo Esports via YouTube Microsoft is apparently having just as much trouble procuring Xbox consoles as everyone else, as some of the players at the fir...
04:03 pm - Sun, December 19, 2021
The Verge Some Halo Infinite players have to use Xbox dev kits at first major tournament
Screenshot from Halo Esports via YouTube Microsoft is apparently having just as much trouble procuring Xbox consoles as everyone else, as some of the players at the fir...
03:00 pm - Sun, December 19, 2021
The Verge AI Dungeons creators are launching an experimental AI-powered game platform
Latitude Latitude, the startup behind text game AI Dungeon, is expanding into a new artificial intelligence-powered game platform called Voyage. The company announced t...
11:34 pm - Sat, December 18, 2021
The Verge Nvidias new RTX 2050 laptop GPU could potentially power more affordable laptops
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nvidia’s upcoming RTX 2050 laptop GPUs don’t sound “new” at all, considering that the company already released the RTX 3...
08:25 pm - Sat, December 18, 2021
The Verge Amazons Appstore update is supposed to fix issues with Android 12
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has finally rolled out an update for its Appstore, and it’s supposed to fix the issues that have been plaguing Android ...
07:02 pm - Sat, December 18, 2021
The Verge GM starts delivering electric Hummer pickup trucks to customers
Photo by Jeffrey Sauger for General Motor GM has officially started sending its Hummer EV Edition 1 pickup trucks out of the factory and into the driveways of customers...
05:59 pm - Sat, December 18, 2021
The Verge You can save $10 on any game over $15 during Epic Games Winter Sale
Now through January 6th, Epic Games is slashing prices on titles new and old. This weekend, you can be sure that much of The Verge staff will be adding to their pile of...
05:09 pm - Sat, December 18, 2021
The Verge WSJs deep dive into eating disorder rabbit holes on TikTok explains a sudden policy change
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A troubling report from the Wall Street Journal digs into the personal experiences of young girls who were sent down rabbit hole...
01:30 pm - Sat, December 18, 2021
The Verge Yes Stem Player has soft skin and all of the lights
Ye’s Stem Player was made in partnership with Kano Computing. | Photo by Jay Peters / The Verge It’s a powerful and unconventional music device Continue ...
05:19 am - Sat, December 18, 2021
The Verge YouTube TV loses ESPN, other Disney networks after failing to reach new deal
photo by Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty Images YouTube TV has failed to reach an eleventh-hour deal with Disney to keep more than a dozen Disney-owned channels on the ...
04:59 am - Sat, December 18, 2021
The Verge LGs new flagship soundbar shoots voices up in the air so you can hear
LG has announced a new 9.1.5-channel Dolby Atmos and DTS:X soundbar featuring a novel upward firing center speaker that bounces dialogue off the celling and to your ears so you...
01:38 am - Sat, December 18, 2021
The Verge Adidas sold more than $22 million in NFTs, but it hit a few snags along the way
Adidas’ NFTs were quite popular. | Image: Adidas All 30,000 of Adidas’ Into the Metaverse NFTs were minted within a matter of hours of going on sale Friday. Each NF...
01:10 am - Sat, December 18, 2021
The Verge The story of Elizabeth Holmes now belongs to the jury
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images They’ll decide whether or not she was the one in control Continue reading… ...
12:03 am - Sat, December 18, 2021
The Verge Here are 65 last-minute gifts that will arrive in time for the holidays
The second-gen Echo Show 8 makes for a popular gift that will arrive in time for Christmas. | Dan Seifert / The Verge Christmas is just around the corner, and if that n...
11:53 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Movie theaters are breaking records thanks to Spider-Man, even as omicron spreads
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spider-Man: No Way Home eclipsed previous box office records on its first night at some of the biggest theater chains in the nat...
11:29 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge How panic over rumored school shooting threats went viral
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Videos warning of attacks on schools spread across the US, but nobody can pinpoint where the rumors started Continue ...
11:00 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge macOS 12.2 is getting a better Apple Music app, and you can test it now
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge With the introduction of macOS Catalina in 2019, Apple finally brought the reign of iTunes to an end by splitting its features i...
10:55 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge This cute EV off-road buggy concept arrived just in time for the weekend
Beep beep, I’m a buggy. | Image: Citroën After pining after Hyundai’s evil (in a good way) EV retro concept, a new concept vehicle has come to steal my heart from ...
09:04 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Amazon driver was warned shed be fired for returning with packages during a tornado
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An Amazon delivery driver in Illinois was told to keep delivering packages after she reported hearing tornado sirens, with the d...
08:55 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Twitter wasnt built for spoilers
Photo: Columbia Pictures Spider-Man: No Way Home hit theaters today, which means that (of course) Twitter was immediately flooded with spoilers for the latest superhero...
08:32 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Still on the hunt for the perfect gift? Here are some last-minute ideas
A gift card offering access to thousands of books from Amazon or Barnes and Noble is a great present for bookworms. | Photo by Chaim Gartenberg So the holidays are just...
06:58 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Chipotle hides the assembly line, testing new online-order-only Digital Kitchen
Chipotle’s Digital Kitchen for Pickup & Delivery kind of looks like a regular Chipotle | Image: Chipotle Chipotle announced it’s opening a new “Digital Kitche...
05:50 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Verizon tries to defend collecting browsing data on its network
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Verizon has sent an email to customers to let them know they’re getting opted in to its Custom Experience data collection sche...
05:42 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge TikTok says its removing alarmist warnings about school violence
TikTok says it has not found any videos threatening school violence on December 17th | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok said Friday that it’s working to...
05:33 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Tencent is acquiring Back 4 Blood developer Turtle Rock Studios
Tencent is acquiring Turtle Rock Studios. | Image: Turtle Rock Studios Tencent is adding to its already large roster of video game studios by acquiring Slamfire, the pa...
05:27 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Vizios large 70-inch MQ7 TV is $350 off at Best Buy
The MQ-Series of Vizio TVs supports voice controls through the remote. | Image: Vizio The Christmas holiday is just one week away. I repeat: seven days from now is Chri...
05:11 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Clockwork Aquario brings a long-lost arcade game back to life
If Clockwork Aquario had come out in the early ’90s, it would have cost me a lot of quarters. It’s the kind of arcade game that lures you in: big sprites, bright colors, in...
04:48 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge H&R Block is suing Block, formerly Square, over its new name
Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Tax preparation service H&R Block filed a lawsuit against Block, Inc. (formerly Square, Inc.) for trademark infringement on Thursda...
04:11 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: James Webb Space Telescopes launch next week, cool gadgets launched this week
Image: NASA Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the week in tech news with the rep...
04:01 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Google reportedly under investigation for how it treats Black female workers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) is looking into how Google treats its Black female employees, ac...
04:00 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Horseshoe crabs are in danger because everyone wants their blood
Horseshoe crabs are bled at the Charles River Laboratory in South Carolina. | Timothy Fadek Conservationists fear that horseshoe crabs, a 450-million-year-old living fo...
03:52 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge The only Christmas tradition I care about is Swedens arson goat
The Gävle Goat before and after its most recent arson attack this year. | Photo by MATS ASTRAND,PERNILLA WAHLMAN/TT News Agency/AFP via Getty Images If you’ve never ...
03:00 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Amazon shareholders are calling for independent audit of how the company treats workers
Amazon investors want an audit of the company’s workplace safety | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Citing the recent scrutiny on its employees’ working con...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Could a Witcher-style multiverse really exist? We asked a physicist
Toss a coin to the physicist who agreed to this interview Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge FedEx receives its first electric delivery vans from GMs BrightDrop
FedEx is the first customer to receive electric delivery vans from General Motors’ new EV-focused company BrightDrop. The logistics giant says it will integrate the EVs into ...
11:42 am - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Nintendo adds five new Sega Genesis games to its Switch Online Expansion Pack
Image: Nintendo Nintendo has expanded its Expansion Pack for the Switch, adding five new Sega Genesis titles to the most expensive tier of its online subscription servi...
11:16 am - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Peloton scrubs viral ads starring Chris Noth after the Mr. Big actor is accused of sexual assault
Chris Noth played Mr. Big in Sex and the City and its sequel series And Just Like That. | Photo by Jason Howard/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images Peloton has removed a viral ad s...
10:59 am - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is pushing the Control Panel aside in its latest Windows 11 updates
Microsoft is finally signaling the end of the legacy Control Panel in Windows 11. The software giant introduced a number of changes in its Settings section of Windows 11 earlie...
04:01 am - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge LG refreshes its pricey Pro OLED monitors for 2022 and adds a 27-inch option
Image: LG In 2021 LG added an OLED-based monitor for pros to its lineup, and now the company has revealed the follow-up UltraFine OLED Pro monitors it’s planned for 2...
02:30 am - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge The Holmes trial is about money
It was never about the people Continue reading… ...
02:19 am - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge Schools across US cancel classes over unconfirmed TikTok threats
Unconfirmed threats on TikTok led some schools to cancel classes | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge School districts across the United States are cancelling clas...
01:46 am - Fri, December 17, 2021
The Verge FTC opens antitrust probe into Metas purchase of VR fitness app Supernatural
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has opened an in-depth antitrust probe of Meta’s plan to buy the popular VR fitness app Supernatural, according to a new report by The Infor...
11:33 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 will no longer have NFTs after fan outcry
GSC Game World has scrapped its plans for NFTs in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2. | Image: GSC Game World S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl will no longer include NFTs, developer ...
11:05 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Read the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 developers deleted explanation for why youre getting NFTs
GSC Game World deleted a tweet elaborating why it plans to offer NFTs. | Image: GSC Game World Update December 16th, 6:44PM ET: 11 minutes after we posted this story, G...
11:03 pm - Thu, December 16, 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 Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have come and gone, ...
10:42 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Peloton rival Echelons new connected bike is fit for the club
Behold, the EX-8S | Image: Echelon While Peloton is the most familiar name in connected fitness, Echelon’s bikes are probably the ones you’ve seen before without no...
10:10 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Babble Royale turns Scrabble into Fortnite
There used to be a joke that every game was turning into a Fortnite-style battle royale, and here to make that bit a reality is Babble Royale, a new Scrabble-style competitive ...
10:05 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge The Verges 2021 holiday gift guide for kids
Illustration by Richard Parry Great gifts that will cultivate curiosity, creativity, and so much more Continue reading… ...
10:02 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge GameStop is selling PlayStation 5 console bundles in-store on December 17th
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge GameStop has announced a special in-store sales event for the hard-to-get Sony PlayStation 5 console, taking place on December 17th. T...
09:58 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Meta alerts 50,000 users to targeting by surveillance-for-hire companies
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook’s parent company Meta has alerted 50,000 users of Facebook and Instagram that their accounts were spied on by commerc...
09:56 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge GM announces Cruise CEO Dan Ammann is stepping down
Dan Ammann, the CEO of Cruise, the autonomous vehicle company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Motors, is stepping down, the automaker announced late Thursday. Kyle...
09:55 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Amazon Echo Show 15 review: Alexas on your wall
This Echo Show on the wall is the fairest of them all, but it’s not that smart Continue reading… ...
09:38 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge French regulator tells Clearview AI to delete its facial recognition data
France’s foremost privacy regulator has ordered Clearview AI to delete all its data relating to French citizens, as first reported by TechCrunch. In its announcement, the Fr...
09:22 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Epic is giving away 15 free games during its holiday sale, and the first is Shenmue III
Shenmue III is one of 15 games Epic is giving away. | Image: Epic Games Epic Games’ annual holiday sale is now live, and in addition to offering some nice discounts o...
09:19 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Comcast delays new data caps for at least another year, which is weird because it should be forever
Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images The majority of Comcast Xfinity internet customers have suffered ridiculous and unnecessary data caps since 2016, and the co...
09:08 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Rivian will build a second, $5 billion EV plant in Georgia
Photo by Mitchell Clark / The Verge Amazon-backed EV startup Rivian is going to build a second factory in Georgia where it will assemble up to 400,000 electric vehicles...
08:45 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Sidewalk Labs will be folded into Google as CEO steps down for health reasons
Sidewalk Labs will be folded into Google as its CEO steps down for health reasons. | Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan Doctoroff is stepping down...
08:19 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Meta adds sign language interpreters for Portal video calls
Portal now offers sign language interpreters | Meta Facebook parent company Meta is adding video relay services (VRS) to its Portal video calling devices, allowing user...
07:49 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Spotifys latest acquisition is about making money off radio shows turned into podcasts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Spotify continues to beef up its audio product arsenal. Today, it announced the acquisition of Whooshkaa, a nearly six-year-old ...
07:25 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge The PlayStation 5 is available at Best Buy right now
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’re currently shopping for a PlayStation 5 console and have been recently striking out with restocks at Walmart, Costco,...
07:23 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Bungies head of HR steps down following reports of harassment at studio
Days after IGN’s report highlighting Bungie’s years-long struggle with harassment, abuse, and crunch conditions, Gayle d’Hondt, head of HR, is stepping down. According to...
06:55 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge The Verges 2021 holiday gift guide for dads
Illustration by Richard Parry Clever gift ideas to satisfy the pickiest of dads Continue reading… ...
06:31 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Apple is reportedly going to make more of its own chips
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple is reportedly working to design more chip components in-house, with the company said to be establishing a new office with the ai...
06:06 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge After 21 years Google Toolbar is finally gone, so we installed it one last time
Success! You just installed the last Google Toolbar. | Screenshot by Umar Shakir / The Verge I was lost and in search of myself after hearing the devastating news on Ar...
06:00 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Amazon Echo Show 15 review: Alexas on your wall
This Echo Show on the wall is the fairest of them all, but it’s not that smart Continue reading… ...
05:43 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Log4j is patched, but the exploits are just getting started
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peter Membrey, chief architect of ExpressVPN, remembers vividly seeing the news of the Log4j vulnerability break online. “...
05:00 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge An Afghan refugee who drove for Uber was killed in San Francisco his family is seeking answers
The family of a slain Uber driver wants the company to help them | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ahmad Fawad Yusufi, a refugee from Afghanistan and father of ...
05:00 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Google Chromes last-minute holiday shopping tools track prices and abandoned carts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge With time ticking away before shipping deadlines put a stop to your online holiday shopping, Google is highlighting a few new Ch...
04:38 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge OnePlus latest true wireless earbuds offer noise cancellation for $99
The Buds Z2 in black and white. | Image: OnePlus OnePlus’ latest pair of true wireless earbuds are the $99 OnePlus Buds Z2. They’re double the price of the $49.99 O...
04:35 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Waymo says test vehicle was in manual mode when it struck a pedestrian in San Francisco
A Waymo vehicle apparently struck a pedestrian in Lower Haight in San Francisco | KWillets on Reddit A Waymo autonomous vehicle struck a pedestrian in San Francisco Wed...
04:09 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge The House is a creepy stop-motion anthology coming to Netflix in January
Courtesy of Netflix Once the holidays are over, and the Home Alone marathons are done, you might be looking for something a little gloomier to watch — and it looks li...
03:55 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Apple delays full office reopening and is giving every employee a $1,000 bonus
Photo by Tayfun CoÅkun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Apple has indefinitely delayed the date on which corporate employees will have to return to the office, accordin...
03:32 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Comcast adds a Ring-style video doorbell to its Xfinity Home package
Xfinity Video Doorbell | Image: Comcast For customers who’ve chosen to trust Comcast with their home security, it’s adding a new Xfinity Video Doorbell that pops up...
03:31 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge TikTok says its varying For You recommendations to avoid harmful content holes
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok is changing its For You Page algorithm to prevent users from seeing too many similar videos that could be harmful when vi...
03:07 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge You can soon rate your favorite podcast on Spotify
Spotify Spotify is coming for Apple Podcasts’ star rating system with one of its own. The company announced today that it’s launching a five-star rating system for ...
03:04 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Hyundais new four-wheeled robot is designed to carry anything you want it to
South Korean automaker Hyundai is used to making machines that move, but the company is now tackling the problem of mobility on a much smaller scale than usual. Instead of new ...
03:00 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Can we regulate social media without breaking the First Amendment?
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Jameel Jaffer, executive director of the Knight First Amendment Institute, helps us answer the question Co...
02:58 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Apples latest AirPods are currently cheaper than they were on Black Friday
Apple’s second-gen AirPods are just $89.99 right now at Amazon. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple’s AirPods are always a popular gift, but they ca...
02:51 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy XIV sales suspended to try to help server congestion
Final Fantasy XIV’s latest expansion pack launched this month. | Image: Square Enix Square Enix has temporarily halted sales of Final Fantasy XIV’s Starter and Comp...
02:30 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy VII Remake on PC just about gets the job done
There was a time when PC versions of Japanese games tended to be terrible, if they existed at all. But in recent years, Japanese publishers have put more effort into their port...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Nvidias $200-a-year RTX 3080 in the cloud is ditching the waitlist today
Image: Nvidia Nvidia’s GeForce Now cloud gaming service got a huge upgrade this October with its RTX 3080 tier. “Nvidia just kicked Google’s butt,” I declared a...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Chrome OS tablets are getting fancier but not better
HP and Lenovo are aiming higher with their latest tablet Chromebooks Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Fortnites holiday event has a frozen banana and Tom Holland
It’s that time of the year — when you get free gifts in Fortnite. Developer Epic Games has detailed this year’s big holiday event, where players have two weeks’ worth o...
01:30 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Google still ran ads on climate denial, despite promising to stop
Google closeup logo displayed on a phone screen. | Photo by Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images Google has struggled to uphold its recent pledge to stop running ...
12:35 pm - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles are available at Target (update: sold out)
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Update 8:30AM ET, December 16th: Target has sold out of consoles for now. This one went fast, but we hope you had some luck on y...
11:58 am - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Huaweis P50 Pocket is a stylish clamshell foldable launching this month
The P50 Pocket appears to have a small external circular screen. | Image: Harper’s Bazaar China Huawei is set to announce a new foldable phone later this month called...
11:00 am - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Uber expands its same-day local delivery business to more cities
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Uber Connect, the ride-hail company’s same-day courier service, is expanding to more cities. It’s also getting a few new fea...
11:00 am - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Ford launches new EV charging project to help commercial customers go electric
Ford is launching a new project to help its commercial customers switch to electric vehicles by selling them EV charging installation equipment and software management tools. ...
10:04 am - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge TikTok tests PC game streaming app that could let it take on Twitch
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok is testing a new piece of desktop streaming software called TikTok Live Studio that lets users broadcast live footage fro...
08:50 am - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Adidas is launching an NFT collection with exclusive access to streetwear drops
Adidas’ NFT-exclusive hoodie. | Image: Adidas Adidas is getting into the NFT game. The apparel company is launching a line of NFTs on Friday, called Into the Metavers...
07:36 am - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt will pay just $1.85 million in proposed class-action settlement
Image: CD Projekt Red Last week, we reported that game developer CD Projekt was negotiating to settle a class-action lawsuit over the infamously botched launch of Cyber...
02:59 am - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge Reddit files to take the company public
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Reddit announced late Wednesday that it has started the process of taking the company public, by filing a confidential S-1 with ...
01:58 am - Thu, December 16, 2021
The Verge This ransomware may have stolen Christmas in cities, states, and companies across the US
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A ransomware attack is disrupting operations at many major companies, and some workers are concerned that it could affect their ...
01:26 am - Thu, December 16, 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...
11:28 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge DirecTV Stream and satellite TV are raising their prices next month
DirecTV’s satellite and Stream services are getting price increases in January — hikes that the company attributed to rising programming costs as well as “higher-than-nor...
11:00 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge The Verges favorite holiday gifts under $50
Illustration by Richard Parry Great gifts don’t always require you to splurge Continue reading… ...
10:56 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge We didnt need an AR version of Snake, but AT&T just gave us one anyway
Warp Speed Worm is an AR filter for Instagram and Messenger and has tenuous connections to 5G at best. AT&T has re-imagined the classic Snake game in a new, interac...
10:37 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Ted Lasso gets a cute claymation holiday short
Season 2 of Ted Lasso ended on something of a dark note, but everything is all nice and friendly again in a new holiday short. It’s called “The Missing Christmas Mustache,...
10:35 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Matters plan to save the smart home
Matter is a new standard that promises to fix smart home interoperability — but can it deliver? Continue reading… ...
10:34 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Hulu offers a first glimpse at Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes
Photo by Hulu Hulu has finally given us a glimpse of Amanda Seyfried as Elizabeth Holmes in its own take on the real-life Silicon Valley drama. The Dropout is a limited...
10:32 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge New York becomes largest US city to ban new gas hookups
The New York City skyline seen from the Summit One Vanderbilt observation deck on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. | Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Big Apple just b...
10:27 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Apple delays full office reopening and is giving every employee a $1,000 bonus
Photo by Tayfun CoÅkun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Apple has indefinitely delayed the date which corporate employees will have to return to the office, according t...
10:14 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Apple closes three more retail stores as COVID-19 infections rise
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has closed three of its retail stores following increased COVID-19 exposures and cases among employees, according to Bloom...
09:34 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Amazon Luna runs on Windows and yet its hiring Linux gaming engineers
Image: Amazon When Amazon’s cloud gaming service Luna launched last October, the fact it ran on Windows set it apart. Unlike Google Stadia, it wouldn’t necessarily ...
09:23 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Swift Playgrounds 4 is live on the App Store
Apple’s Swift Playgrounds 4 is upon us. Announced earlier this year at Apple’s WWDC, the new app allows users to develop apps for iOS and iPadOS directly on an iPad. You ca...
09:19 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Intel thinks the metaverse will need a thousand-fold increase in computing capability
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Intel made its first statement on the metaverse on Tuesday — its first public acknowledgement of that sometimes-nebulous futur...
09:18 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge The Verges 2021 holiday gift guide for moms
Illustration by Richard Parry Gift ideas that go beyond the flower bouquet Continue reading… ...
08:58 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Ray-Ban Stories get software update adding Facebook Messenger support
Photo by Amanda Lopez for The Verge The Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses are getting the ability to let you send and receive Facebook Messenger messages right from your fa...
08:24 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Apple closes three more retail stores as COVID-19 infections rise
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has closed three of its retail stores following increased COVID-19 exposures and cases among employees, according to Bloom...
08:08 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge VR workrooms app Spatial is now an NFT art platform
Spatial Spatial, an early player in virtual reality workroom apps, is changing its focus to virtual art galleries showcasing non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. The company a...
07:53 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Minecraft crosses 1 trillion views on YouTube
Long before the metaverse became the premier destination of tech companies and newlyweds, there was Minecraft. It is a platform that started as a video game about dodging explo...
07:22 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Nvidias Matrix PCs cant play The Matrix Awakens, but they look cool
Photo by Nvidia Nvidia has teamed up with Warner Bros. Pictures and professional PC builders to deliver three custom gaming rigs that embody The Matrix — and it’s g...
06:51 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge The Verges 2021 fitness and wellness gift guide
Illustration by Richard Parry Help your loved ones stay healthy and happy with gifts suitable for all budgets Continue reading… ...
06:32 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Ubisoft is remaking the original Splinter Cell
Just don’t put NFTs in it. | Image: Ubisoft Ubisoft announced that a remake of the original Splinter Cell is in the works, and it’s promising to both keep the steal...
06:31 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge FCC proposes new rules to make emergency alerts more accessible for people hard of hearing
The FCC wants to update its emergency alert system | Illustrator by Alex Castro / The Verge The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing new rules for emerg...
05:43 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge GM teases upcoming GMC Sierra Denali electric pickup truck
The GMC Sierra Denali full-size pickup truck is going electric. The automaker teased the first image of the upcoming EV much in the same way it did with the Hummer EV truck —...
05:30 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Sony Glass Sound Speaker review: its not what it looks like
A mood-setting novelty speaker that doesn’t slouch on sound Continue reading… ...
05:29 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge The Verges 2021 home tech holiday gift guide
Illustration by Richard Parry Spruce up your digs with some clever gadgets Continue reading… ...
05:26 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Nintendos latest indie announcements include Chicory and Omori on the Switch
Chicory: A Colorful Tale. Nintendo closed out the year with its final Indie World Showcase, and the 20-minute-long event revealed a nice mix of games coming to the Swit...
05:13 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Dells Concept Stanza converts your chicken scratch to digital text
Here it is. | Dell Dell has shown off a new concept device that (let’s be honest) may never actually come out — but it’s a lot of fun to play with. The Concept St...
05:01 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge People spent 15 hours roleplaying a McDonalds drive-thru on Twitter Spaces
Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images I didn’t think I’d spend the first two hours of my morning listening to people place orders at an imaginary McDonald’s drive-th...
04:56 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Apple scrubs controversial CSAM detection feature from webpage but says plans havent changed
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has updated a webpage on its child safety features to remove all references to the controversial child sexual abuse materi...
04:54 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Dells wire-free webcam could one day eradicate Zoom side-eye
Image by Dell Dell’s vision for the future of webcams, the Concept Pari, isn’t the kind that stays glued to the same spot on top of your monitor — it’s one that...
04:47 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge How Amazon warehouse policies put workers at risk
Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge Six people died in an Amazon warehouse collapse — why were they there at all? Continue reading… ...
04:12 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Amazons west coast server outage is over, and Twitch is back up
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon Web Services barely finished the postmortem on last week’s incident that interrupted deliveries and shut off feeds from...
04:02 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Sifus stunning martial arts combat will appeal to a generation of kung fu fans
Sifu, the newest game from Absolver developer Sloclap, feels like exactly the kind of shot in the arm the roguelike genre needs. Far too many of that style of game favors sword...
03:56 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Amazon is having another massive server outage, and its taken down Twitch
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon Web Services barely finished the postmortem on last week’s incident that interrupted deliveries and shut off feeds from...
03:54 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge The Verges favorite holiday gifts under $25
Illustration by Richard Parry Cross some names off your list without spending a mint Continue reading… ...
03:39 pm - Wed, December 15, 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 ...
03:37 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Save on peripherals from Logitech and Razer
The Logitech G604 was originally available for $99.99 but is currently discounted to $44.99 at Amazon, the lowest price we’ve seen for this versatile, MOBA-oriented mouse. Th...
03:00 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Theranos promised a blood testing revolution heres whats really possible
Photo by Andrej Sokolow/picture alliance via Getty Images Innovation is possible, even if it’s not magic Continue reading… ...
03:00 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Disney Plus now supports Apples new group watch feature SharePlay
Image: Disney Plus Apple users will now be able to stream thousands of movies and series on Disney Plus with friends and family. Apple started rolling out its anticipa...
02:30 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Asus Vivobook Pro 14 OLED review: snappy performance and a smooth screen
Asus puts a workstation’s power in a small, pretty package Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Inside the slow, strange collapse of electric delivery startup Chanje
How an EV startup and its charismatic CEO nearly cornered the market for electric delivery vans — until it all fell apart Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge How Silicon Valley enabled Theranos to run wild
As the trial of Elizabeth Holmes comes to a close, many questions have surfaced about what — or who — enabled Theranos to rise to such heights. As charismatic and ambitious...
01:44 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Here are the shipping deadlines to get your holiday gifts there on time
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The same thing happens every year. Things get busy with work, school, and life in general until you’re suddenly up against the...
01:30 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is getting NFTs, including one that lets you become an in-game metahuman
You can become an NPC in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 thanks to NFTs. | Image: GSC Game World S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl is one of the bigger releases of 2022, and for be...
01:00 pm - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Amazon Halo View review: the Fitbit clone no one asked for
It didn’t have to be like this Continue reading… ...
11:32 am - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Analogue Pocket will soon let you save Game Boy Camera photos to an SD card
The Analogue Pocket. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Analogue Pocket, a modern handheld console that can play old Game Boy cartridges, already supports Nintendo...
10:53 am - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Microsoft to make Windows Terminal the default Windows 11 command line experience
Microsoft is planning to make its Windows Terminal the default command line experience in Windows 11 next year. While Windows 11 currently supports setting Windows Terminal as ...
09:43 am - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Alexas latest celebrity voice is Santa Claus himself
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon has introduced a new novelty voice for Alexa this festive season: Santa Claus. After enabling the skill with the command “Alex...
09:30 am - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Oppos Find N is an impressive first folding phone
After teasing its first folding phone last week, Oppo is revealing the Find N in full today. Oppo’s chief product officer Pete Lau told reporters in a briefing that the compa...
03:31 am - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Google is threatening to fire unvaccinated employees
Illustration: Alex Castro / The Verge Google employees who haven’t been vaccinated could be put on forced leave and then let go from the company if they fail to follo...
01:00 am - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge The Verges 2021 holiday gift guide for creators
Illustration by Richard Parry Gifts for the aspiring and established content creators Continue reading… ...
12:10 am - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Leaked documents link Huawei to Chinas domestic spying in Xinjiang
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Huawei was involved in building technology for labor and reeducation camps, as well as surveillance systems in China’s Xinjian...
12:00 am - Wed, December 15, 2021
The Verge Six more women file lawsuits against Tesla, allege sexual harassment worsened by Musks tweets
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Six more women who work at Tesla’s Fremont, California factory and service center have filed lawsuits against the company, acc...
11:14 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge The Verges 2021 gaming and entertainment holiday gift guide
Illustration by Richard Parry A collection of our favorite games and gadgets Continue reading… ...
10:57 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Rising temperatures are causing an unprecedented transformation in the Arctic
Climate change continues to create “cascading disruptions” in the Arctic as the region experiences rapid warming, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) wr...
10:43 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Instagram reportedly hit 2 billion active users but probably wont admit it
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram has reportedly climbed to 2 billion monthly active users, that is according to anonymous employees who broke the news ...
10:38 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge T-Mobiles not-Chromecast Google TV dongle adds an ethernet jack
The TVision Hub offers 4K streaming and ships with a voice-control remote | Photo: T-Mobile T-Mobile’s TVision streaming service was not long for this world, but its ...
10:33 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge IBM and Samsung say their new chip design could lead to week-long battery life on phones
IBM and Samsung have announced their latest advance in semiconductor design: a new way to stack transistors vertically on a chip (instead of lying flat on the surface of the se...
10:02 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Inscryption mod makes the games best part endlessly replayable
Inscryption, my game of the year, Polygon’s game of the year, and what should be your game of the year, is getting a free mini update that gives its fans exactly what they wa...
09:42 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Judge denies Californias attempt to intervene in Activision Blizzard settlement
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today in federal court, a judge said she will deny the state of California’s attempt to intervene in the $18 million settlemen...
09:23 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge The Verges 2021 holiday gift guide for working from home
Illustration by Richard Parry Great gifts to outfit the home office of a working professional Continue reading… ...
09:00 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Twitter is rolling out automatic captions for videos
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In a major boon for accessibility, Twitter is now rolling out automatic captions for videos, the company announced Tuesday. Auto...
08:37 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Gotta go fast: Sonic is coming to Teslas in-car system
A screenshot of the Sonic 1 title screen opened in the Tesla web browser (the game is not available yet) | Image: The Verge (By Umar Shakir) Sega is bringing back the o...
08:21 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge SiriusXM sued for failing to provide podcast transcripts for Deaf users
SiriusXM, along with its subsidiaries Stitcher and Pandora, are being sued by Deaf advocates | SiriusXM SiriusXM is facing a lawsuit from the National Association for t...
08:00 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Opals C1 offers DSLR-rivaling video quality in a small form factor
Stellar design and performance, with more improvements to come Continue reading… ...
07:55 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Pony.ais permit to test driverless vehicles in California is suspended after crash
Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images Pony.ai, an autonomous vehicle startup based in Silicon Valley and Guangzhou, China, is...
07:51 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Halo Infinite adds four new playlists including Slayer
Image: Microsoft Update December 14th, 2:45PM ET: The new playlists are now available. As noted in Halo Waypoint, there are also five new playlist-specific challenges t...
07:45 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge The Verge Holiday Gift Guide 2021
Illustration by Richard Parry Shop our curated guide for everyone in your life Continue reading… ...
07:45 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Adobe brings two more desktop tools to Photoshop on iPad
Adobe has updated Photoshop for the iPad with two crucial new tools — the smudge and sponge tools, which have been mainstays on the desktop version of the app but absent on m...
07:37 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Teams now has end-to-end encryption support for one-to-one calls
Image: Microsoft Microsoft is rolling out end-to-end encryption (E2EE) support for Microsoft Teams. After announcing the feature earlier this year and testing a public ...
06:48 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Five former SpaceX employees speak out about harassment at the company
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Workers claim HR did not take their complaints seriously Continue reading… ...
06:33 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Apple is requiring masks again at all US retail stores
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is again requiring customers to wear masks in all its US retail stores after it had reportedly rolled back the mandate for...
06:27 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Its easier for hackers to jailbreak the PS4 than it is to buy a PS5
Hackers have jailbroken the PS4 with a new kernel exploit, according to Wololo.net, a website that covers jailbreaking news, seemingly opening the door for people to run things...
06:11 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Oversight Board raises alarm over Facebooks role in Ethiopian conflict
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Oversight Board set up by Facebook issued a decision today calling on the platform to begin an independent assessment of the...
06:00 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Android Go reaches 200 million daily users just in time for Android 12 update
Image by Google Android Go, the lightweight version of the full-featured OS, has officially reached over 200 million daily users. Google first launched Android Go in 20...
05:50 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Snap launches Story Studio, a standalone video editing app for mobile
Promo images of Snap’s Story Studio. | Images: Snap Snap has launched a standalone video editing app called Story Studio, which is meant to give creators more precise...
05:42 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge The Army is in hot water over TikTok recruiting activity
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Army is facing pressure from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) after recruiters were caught using TikTok to find leads on young Ame...
05:35 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge The Apple Watch Series 7 is $50 off and Samsungs Galaxy Z Fold 3 hits a new low price
The Apple Watch Series 7 has a larger screen and new green color option. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge It can be a little anxiety-inducing to shop for holiday tec...
05:19 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Nicolas Cage takes on his most challenging role yet: Nicolas Cage
Do you ever watch a Nicolas Cage movie and think, “He just wasn’t Nick Cage enough for me”? Well, that shouldn’t be a problem in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp can now preview voice messages before sending them
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WhatsApp has recently released a preview feature for voice messages, letting you check whether your ramblings vaguely make sense...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Nomad adds magnets to its Base Station wireless charger
Nomad Base Station Hub with magnetic alignment | Image: Nomad Nomad is updating its line of wireless chargers with the latest version of the Base Station Hub. A multi-d...
04:49 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Former FCC officials are worried about air safety fears delaying 5G rollout
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge US mobile carriers are delaying their 5G rollout thanks to an ongoing spat between two government agencies, and it doesn’t loo...
04:43 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge How to use the iPhones new App Privacy Report
Information is power, and if you’re an iPhone user, you can now get more information about how often your apps access your data (for example, your location or your microphone...
04:17 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Toyotas electric vehicle plans are getting bigger and more expensive
Toyota is ramping up its electric vehicle production schedule, vowing to release 30 electric vehicles by 2030 rather than just 15 EVs by 2025, as was previously promised. The J...
04:01 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge The first trailer for Everything Everywhere All At Once reveals what we all want: a Michelle Yeoh multiverse
Michelle Yeoh in Everywhere All At Once | Screenshot by Emma Roth / The Verge The title Everything Everywhere All At Once rings true — Michelle Yeoh is, in fact, ever...
04:00 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Dells Luna laptop concept is all about repairability
On Tuesday, Dell announced a new design concept for a laptop that’s long lived, easy to take apart and fix, and takes a smaller toll on the climate. It’s a collection of id...
03:52 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Spider-Man: No Way Home swings big on two decades of fan payoff
Photo: Columbia Pictures  A big, satisfying, and occasionally messy conclusion Continue reading… ...
03:24 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge iFixit expands repair partnerships by building official service tools for Microsoft
iFixit’s new “debonding” tool that helps cut the adhesive holding Surface screens. | Image: iFixit iFixit announced that it has begun selling official Microsoft S...
03:18 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Peter Molyneuxs NFT game will make being nice cost real money
Photo by Ferdaus Shamim/WireImage A business simulator that’s also a business Continue reading… ...
03:15 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge The metaverse is already here and its full of Pokemon, Niantic CEO John Hanke explains
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge You’ll Pokémon GO into the metaverse with AR not VR Continue reading… ...
02:20 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Quentin Tarantino is working on a podcast
Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images Hello! It’s Tuesday. Have we all enjoyed And Just Like That…, I hope? Did we all relish its podcasting angle, which has Carrie Brad...
02:15 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Honda wants to use connected cars to identify hazardous road conditions
Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images Honda announced an experiment to use its cars to collect data about hazardous road conditions. Using G...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge What matters about Matter, the newsmart home standard
Products that are Matter-compatible will have the Matter logo on them. | Image: CSA How Amazon, Google, Apple, and Samsung will work with Matter, and which products...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Matters plan to save the smart home
Matter is a new standard that promises to fix smart home interoperability — but can it deliver? Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge LastPass is going to become an independent company
LogMeIn is making LastPass an independent company. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge LogMeIn plans to spin out password management tool LastPass as a standalone...
01:54 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge How to keep some of your Twitter data away from advertisers
Illustration by Ori Toor You can’t keep Twitter out of your data completely, but you can lessen the damage Continue reading… ...
01:27 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Say goodbye to your favorite podcast promo codes
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Promo codes helped build an industry, now big brands are moving in Continue reading… ...
12:09 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge YouTube TV warns subscribers it could lose Disneys channels later this week
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Google has warned that YouTube TV could lose access to over a dozen Disney-owned channels later this week if it’s unable to r...
12:00 pm - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Algorithms that detect cancer can be fooled by hacked images
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Artificial intelligence programs that check medical images for evidence of cancer can be duped by hacks and cyberattacks, accord...
11:00 am - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Deplatforming Trump didnt work
Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images The ex-president is as powerful as ever, and democratic erosion is accelerating Continue reading… ...
10:02 am - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Google staffs up to build OS for unknown innovative AR device
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is hiring an “Augmented Reality OS” team focused on building software for an “innovative AR device,” according to...
09:30 am - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Oppo announces Air Glass assisted reality device
Oppo has announced the Air Glass, an AR device that’ll go on sale early next year. Oppo describes the Air Glass as an “assisted reality” product, as opposed to augmented ...
01:45 am - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Nike just bought a virtual shoe company that makes NFTs and sneakers for the metaverse
RTFKT made these A16Z sneakers to celebrate a round of venture capital funding | Image: RTFKT One comparison I’ve heard repeatedly over the last year is that buying N...
01:40 am - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Dont buy a monitor or TV just for HDMI 2.1 read the fine print or you might get fooled
HDMI cable shutterstock Four years running, we’ve been jazzed by the potential of HDMI 2.1 — the relatively new video connector standard that can provide variable r...
01:00 am - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge LG made a battery-powered TV that you can wheel around on a stand
Image: LG CES 2022 is only a few short weeks away, and you can bet we’ll see a ton of news surrounding the latest, flashiest TVs with OLED, Mini LED, MicroLED, and mo...
12:58 am - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge It seems even Apples Eddy Cue cant find an Xbox without Twitter
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images More than a year after their release, the Xbox Series X and Series S consoles are still very difficult to find — and it seems that ...
12:18 am - Tue, December 14, 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 We saw some of the best iPad deals of the year during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, ...
12:02 am - Tue, December 14, 2021
The Verge Hyundai Ioniq 5 pricing starts at $39,700
The Ioniq 5 is Hyundai’s first electric car built on the company’s new E-GMP platform, and its price tag has finally been confirmed. A press release from Hyundai reveals th...
11:36 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge SharePlay is now available on Macs as part of the latest macOS Monterey update
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple has brought SharePlay to the Mac as part of macOS Monterey 12.1, which was released Monday. With SharePlay, you can no...
10:17 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp will hide your last seen status from strangers by default
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge WhatsApp is rolling out a new privacy measure that hides your “last seen” status from people you don’t know or haven’t c...
10:17 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Google starts rolling out major Pixel 6 update with camera and fingerprint sensor improvements
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are today receiving their most significant software update since Google released the phones in October. L...
10:01 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge OSHA opens investigation into fatal Amazon warehouse collapse in Illinois
The Amazon distribution center in Edwardsville, Illinois was struck by a tornado on December 10th. | Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images The Occupational Safety and...
09:43 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Instagrams new Reels Visual Replies are just another feature copied from TikTok
It looks familiar... | Image: Instagram Instagram has added another strikingly familiar feature to Reels: the ability to add a user comment to a video (via TechCrunch)....
09:34 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge A tornado expert explains why last weeks twisters were so devastating
MAYFIELD, KENTUCKY - DECEMBER 12: An aerial photo shows a damage as cleanup efforts continue after tornado hit Mayfield, Kentucky, United States on December 12, 2021.   ...
09:01 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge The MacBook Air with M1 processor is back down to $800 for today only
The MacBook Air with M1 processor first debuted just over one year ago. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The MacBook Air with M1 processor, our top pick for the best...
08:58 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge The PS5 Darkplates made me want to grab Sonys upcoming black faceplates
My PS5 Digital Edition with the Darkplates 2.0. | Photo by Jay Peters / The Verge I now stan the PS5’s original design Continue reading… ...
08:55 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Netflix is making a live-action Mega Man movie
Video game adaptations are on a tear — we got new trailers for Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and the Halo live-action TV series just last week. And of course, Chris Pratt is playing M...
08:29 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Researchers trigger new exploit by renaming an iPhone and a Tesla
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Security researchers investigating the recently discovered and “extremely bad” Log4Shell exploit claim to have used it on de...
08:16 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Universal Control wont be coming to macOS Monterey until sometime this spring
Apple’s Universal Control feature has been delayed again, with the company’s website updating today to note that the drag-and-drop feature won’t be arriving until sometim...
08:10 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Alpha Motors EV designs look cool, but will they ever get made?
The Alpha Motor Ace electric coupe design. | Images: Alpha Motor Corporation Alpha Motor Corporation is nominally an electric vehicle startup. It has spent the last yea...
08:04 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Apple releases iOS 15.2 with App Privacy Report, Digital Legacy, and more
You should now be able to download iOS 15.2 | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s iOS 15.2, which includes a ton of features and fixes, has started to bec...
07:40 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge TikToks 2021 music recap says its getting even better at creating billion-listen megahits
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok says that around 430 songs exceeded 1 billion video views on the platform this year, three times as many songs as last ye...
07:33 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Apple releases Android app to help find sneaky AirTags
Tracker Detect works on Android 9 and above. | Image: Apple Apple has released an app called Tracker Detect, which the company says will let Android users search for Ai...
07:24 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Walmart is selling PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles at 3PM ET today
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you haven’t been able to secure a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X, you might be in luck. Walmart is opening orders for Sony...
07:05 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is now selling an Xbox Red Ring of Death poster for $24.99
Microsoft is now selling its own Xbox Red Ring of Death poster to commemorate the release of the Power On: The Story of Xbox docuseries. The six-part documentary is a warts and...
06:13 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Nintendo Switch and Xbox Series take top slots in US console sales as shortages continue
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge We’ve heard you: many of you are still trying to secure a new video game system, and we’ve done what we can to help people f...
06:01 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Apple releases iOS 15.2 with App Privacy Report, Digital Legacy, and more
You should now be able to download iOS 15.2 | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s iOS 15.2, which includes a ton of features and fixes, has started to bec...
05:26 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Biden launches federal effort to make online benefits less painful
White House / Flickr President Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Monday that would make it easier for Americans to access a broad swath of federal service...
04:07 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge $300,000 Bored Ape NFT sold for $3,000 because of misplaced decimal point
Or just right click > save image to save yourself $$$. | Image via OpenSea How much have you ever lost on a typo? Probably not hundreds of thousands of dollars. But ...
04:01 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Adobe launches Creative Cloud Express, a new app that simplifies its powerful editing tools
Adobe knows there’s a bigger audience of would-be creators out there than full-on pros, so it’s launching a new app that attempts to open up some of its more powerful tools...
04:00 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Analogue Pocket review: Game Boy games have never looked so good
A modern handheld that celebrates the classics Continue reading… ...
03:26 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Harley-Davidsons electric motorcycle brand LiveWire is merging with a SPAC to go public
LiveWire, the electric motorcycle company spun out of Harley-Davidson, is going public by merging with a special acquisition company, or SPAC. The transaction will net LiveWire...
03:04 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Microsofts Surface Laptop Studio is $200 off for the first time at Best Buy
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Microsoft’s intriguing Surface Laptop Studio with an articulating display and a plinth platform to keep cool is seeing its first dece...
02:30 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge How to sneak into a Bored Ape Yacht Club party
You need to own an NFT that costs hundreds of thousands of dollars. Or do you? Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Takedown notices are threatening online thrift shops just as business is exploding
Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge Small businesses say their livelihoods are threatened even when they aren’t running afoul of copyright and trademark ...
01:24 pm - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Sonys new PS5 faceplates come in black and colorful options
Sony’s new PS5 covers. | Image: Sony Sony is finally announcing its own custom covers for the PS5. The console covers will be available in black, red, pink, blue, and...
10:14 am - Mon, December 13, 2021
The Verge Peloton responds to surprise death in And Just Like That... with new commercial
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peloton has responded to a plot-line in HBO Max’s new Sex and the City reboot, And Just Like That..., turning around a com...
11:59 pm - Sun, December 12, 2021
The Verge Toyota is going to make you pay to start your car with your key fob
Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Toyota is charging drivers for the convenience of using their key fobs to remotely start their cars. According to a re...
08:11 pm - Sun, December 12, 2021
The Verge Chris Wallace leaves Fox News to host weekday show on CNNs new streaming service
Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images Long-time Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace is leaving the network to join CNN’s upcoming streaming service, CNN Plus, as...
06:00 pm - Sun, December 12, 2021
The Verge Sony WF-C500 earbuds review: basic aint bad
Sony’s entry-level buds stick to the fundamentals Continue reading… ...
05:58 pm - Sun, December 12, 2021
The Verge Multiple deaths confirmed after tornado hits Amazon warehouse
Photo by TIM VIZER/AFP via Getty Images An Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois collapsed following a bout of severe weather and tornados that ripped across the M...
05:10 pm - Sun, December 12, 2021
The Verge Tesla hit with another lawsuit alleging sexual harassment, and retaliation by management
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A second Tesla employee within one month has filed a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment at the workplace, according to reports b...
03:00 pm - Sun, December 12, 2021
The Verge How to stop Alexa from ruining holiday surprises
Echo smart displays — like this Echo Show 15 — can show you when your Amazon packages are arriving. | Photo by Jennifer Pattison Tuohy / The Verge Echo smart speak...
02:47 pm - Sun, December 12, 2021
The Verge Install the Microsoft Teams update for Android now to fix 911 calling bug
Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Microsoft Teams has rolled out a fix for the dangerous bug that could prevent Android use...
02:00 pm - Sun, December 12, 2021
The Verge DraftKings signs up real NFL players to use in gamified NFT collections next season
New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore (24) stretches during the New England Patriots practice session in Foxborough, MA on Oct. 22, 2020. | Photo by Barry Chin/The Bo...
11:41 pm - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Halo Infinite is getting four new playlists on December 14th including Slayer
Image: Microsoft Halo Infinite is getting Slayer, Free-For-All (FFA), Tactical Slayer (SWAT), and Fiesta playlists, according to a Reddit post from u/ske7ch343, otherwi...
08:47 pm - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Former Apple employee says she wont withdraw her labor board complaint
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Former Apple employee Cher Scarlett says the company didn’t adequately live up to its half of a settlement, so she won’t wit...
08:34 pm - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Amazon Web Services says overwhelmed network devices triggered outage
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon Web Services (AWS) has provided an explanation as to what caused the outage that downed parts of its own services, as wel...
07:45 pm - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Matter could bring universal casting that actually works
Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge This Amazon-led casting standard for TVs could challenge Apple AirPlay and Google Cast Continue reading… ...
06:29 pm - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Apples app tracking transparency feature isnt an instant privacy button
Image: Apple A report from the Financial Times acts as a reminder of what Apple’s App Tracking Transparency settings do and do not do to protect your privacy (via Ars...
06:19 pm - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Multiple deaths confirmed after tornado hits Amazon warehouse
Photo by TIM VIZER/AFP via Getty Images An Amazon warehouse in Edwardsville, Illinois collapsed following a bout of severe weather and tornados that ripped across the M...
06:12 pm - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Keanu Reeves doesnt get the NFT hype either
Keanu Reeves owns crypto, but thinks the concept of NFTs is just funny | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge By now, you’ve probably heard of NFTs enough to have an opi...
04:16 pm - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Watch these Excel pros duke it out in a financial modeling competition
Diarmuid Early competes in the second round of the Financial Modeling World Cup. | Image: Financial Modeling World Cup | YouTube Microsoft is sponsoring an esports comp...
03:16 pm - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Blue Origin launches Michael Strahan, Laura Shepard Churchley and others to space and back
Image: Blue Origin via YouTube This morning, space tourism venture Blue Shepard successfully launched its third crew of passengers to space and back on the company’s ...
03:00 pm - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Apples Invasion feels like the first chapter of a sci-fi epic
Image: Apple The first season of Invasion on Apple TV Plus feels a little incomplete. Across its 10 episodes, which chart a handful of humans grappling with an alien in...
02:30 pm - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Apples latest AirPods are selling for just $140 at Amazon
Things have chilled out considerably this week, both in terms of how cold it has become in parts of the US and how few deals there are compared to the hectic Black Friday and C...
01:00 pm - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Halo Infinites creators say your wildest stunts are part of the series DNA
YouTuber “Mint Blitz” found a way to soar through the air in Halo Infinite. | Image: Mint Blitz on YouTube On Monday, a jaw-dropping Halo Infinite video kept showin...
11:00 am - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Watch as Blue Origin plans to launch its first crew of six to space, with Michael Strahan on board
This morning, Jeff Bezos’ spaceflight company Blue Origin is slated to launch another crew of customers to the edge of space and back. The crew cabin will be a little more cr...
11:00 am - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge LG C1 OLED vs. Samsung Odyssey Neo G9: the perfect monitor doesnt exist
Still searching for endgame Continue reading… ...
04:24 am - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge The Matrix Awakens didnt blow my mind, but it convinced me next-gen gaming is nigh
The Matrix Awakens single-handedly proves next-gen graphics are within reach of Sony and Microsoft’s new game consoles. It’s unlike any tech demo you’ve ever tried before...
01:10 am - Sat, December 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-...
01:10 am - Sat, December 11, 2021
The Verge Adam Mosseri explains how Instagram is bringing back the chronological feed
The return of a proper feed could come soon. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram head Adam Mosseri used his story to answer people’s questions about t...
11:07 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Apples concessions in China reportedly include a secret $275 billion deal and one odd change in Maps
Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook attends China Development Forum (CDF) 2018 | Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images Tim Cook has pushe...
11:01 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Here are the best Kindle deals right now
The fourth-gen Kindle might not be Amazon’s latest e-reader, but it’s down to just $55 right now. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge When it comes to fin...
10:53 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge OnePlus pulls buggy OxygenOS 12 update
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge OnePlus released the Android 12-based OxygenOS 12 to the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro this week, but the company has already pulled it followi...
10:23 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Sony was bringing PlayStation Now to mobile phones, according to a confidential Apple presentation
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge In 2017 — long before Apple declared that cloud gaming could only exist on the iPhone if it jumped through gigantic hoops — Sony w...
09:53 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Go read this story explaining in detail the scary Teams bug that blocked a 911 call
Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Sometimes when technology bugs out, I like a good and heavy analysis on why something didn’t work as intended. Mishaal Rahman, former ...
09:34 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Google tells employees it wont raise everyones wages to keep up with inflation
The company won’t be doing a company-wide pay raise to match rising prices. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google parent company Alphabet announced its fif...
09:23 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge My quest to find the alligator brides
Last night’s Game Awards had some really cool surprises. We got a new Alan Wake announcement, we got the slit scared out of us by Slitterhead, and an adorable pot friend (lik...
08:56 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Nintendo will sell you the Switch OLEDs dock with built-in ethernet
You can now get the Switch OLED dock without the Switch OLED | Photo by Cameron Faulkner / The Verge If you’ve wanted to get your hands on the Nintendo Switch OLED’...
08:52 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Extremely bad vulnerability found in widely used logging system
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Security teams at companies large and small are scrambling to patch a previously unknown vulnerability called Log4Shell, which h...
08:47 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Ford reportedly delays Explorer EV in favor of Mustang Mach-E
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ford is delaying the launch of its forthcoming all-electric Explorer SUV from mid-2023 to at least December 2024, according to A...
08:34 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Activision exec asks employees to consider the consequences of unionizing
Brian Bulatao, former Trump admin and current chief administrative officer for Activision Blizzard, sent a letter to his colleagues that doesn’t outright discourage them from...
08:13 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Pelotonreally wants you to know that what happened to Big isnt because of its bike
A Peloton Bike was at the center of a shocking plot twist in HBO’s Sex and the City reboot. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The punches keep coming for ...
08:06 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge This is BTSs Twitter world, and we are living in it
Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for iHeartRadio The most-liked tweet of 2021 was a note from Joe Biden on the day of his inauguration. The fourth and fifth most-liked...
07:33 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge No easy solution for Tesla Cybertrucks comically large windshield wiper, Elon Musk says
New drone footage of a prototype Tesla Cybertruck being tested on the company’s track in Fremont, California, was published Friday, prompting Elon Musk to address the vehicle...
07:10 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Mercedes-Benz fixes error that let drivers watch TV while in motion
Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge Mercedes-Benz has fixed a server issue that made it possible to browse the internet and watch TV on the 56-inch “hyperscreen” in...
07:07 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Moderna data shows mRNA isnt a quick fix for the fluvaccine
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The first data from clinical trials of Moderna’s mRNA-based seasonal flu vaccine, released by the company Friday morning, were...
05:29 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Meta adds Quest 2, Portal, and Ray-Ban Stories to its bug bounty program
Meta added some hardware products to its bug bounty program | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook parent company Meta is updating its bug bounty program to...
05:29 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Meta adds Quest 2, Portal, and Ray-Ban Stories updates to its bug bounty program
Meta added some hardware products to its bug bounty program | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook parent company Meta is adding updates to its bug bounty p...
05:28 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Tesla leak reveals all-in-one Superhorn for Model 3 and Y
Image: Tesla Tesla may be adding new hardware components to its upcoming 2022 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles — including a new all-in-one “Superhorn” that combines ...
05:25 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge New social media transparency bill would force Facebook to open up to researchers
Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing | Photo by Alex Brandon-Pool/Getty Images A bipartisan group of US senators have anno...
05:06 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Redditors are spamming Kelloggs job portal to support striking workers
Reddit’s r/antiwork is typically filled with horror stories that make you want to quit not just your own job but strangers’ jobs, too. “My boss suggested I might not be ...
04:53 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Marvels Eternals is coming to Disney Plus on January 12th
Marvel’s supersized superhero epic Eternals is officially going to be available to stream on Disney Plus on January 12th, Disney announced today, about two months after it wa...
04:37 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Analogues Pocket will be available to order December 14th but at a higher price
Analogue has announced in a Twitter thread that it will accept orders for its Pocket handheld on December 14th at 8AM PT / 11AM ET, and those who place an order will be placed ...
04:27 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Samsungs working on a rollable smartwatch with a camera
Samsung recently filed a patent depicting a rollable smartwatch display and camera | Screenshot: WIPO via LetsGoDigital Though there have been attempts at wraparound sm...
04:17 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge The Better CEO who fired 900 people over a Zoom call is taking time off
CEO Vishal Garg is reportedly taking time off from Better.com, the company he founded in 2012. | Better.com The CEO of digital mortgage firm Better.com, who fired 900 e...
03:50 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Vergecast: Matrix Unreal Engine 5 demo, Snaps first AR Spectacles, and Android games coming to Windows
Photo by Amanda Lopez for The Verge Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the week i...
03:15 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Citing fires, Londons transport agency bans e-scooters on public transit network
E-scooters have been banned on London’s transport network after several fires. | photo by Mike Kemp/In Pictures via Getty Images Transport for London announced a ban ...
03:00 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge The e-bike revolution comes to the Bronx
Shakira Hart, a landscape supervisor, is one of the frontline workers benefiting from a new e-bike subsidy project. | Photo by Andrew Hawkins / The Verge E-bike co...
03:00 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Smart homecompany Eve plans to use Matter to move beyond ApplesHomeKit
Eve is upgrading all its compatible products —such as its Eve Energy smart plug — to the Matter smart home standard. | Image: Eve Home Eve, the makers of high-end A...
02:36 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Facebook finally has live chat support for people who are locked out of their accounts
Facebook artwork | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Despite eagerly participating in a platform vs. platform war of escalating financial incentives to attract cr...
02:30 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Meet the real NASA scientist behind Netflixs Dont Look Up
Amy Mainzer attends the “Don’t Look Up” World Premiere at Jazz at Lincoln Center on December 05, 2021 in New York City. | Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Ne...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge How to (hopefully) restore your Gmail account if you lose access
Illustration by Ori Toor It’s a good idea to prepare ahead of time in case of problems Continue reading… ...
01:36 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Fitbits latest models are getting big discounts today
Photo by Jay Peters / The Verge Many of Fitbit’s wearables are currently enjoying solid discounts at multiple retailers. A pair of highlights we noticed include the F...
01:00 pm - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Tribal communities are facing a new threat: Instagram
Illustration by Ori Toor Viral photos are becoming a sore spot for protected sites Continue reading… ...
11:36 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Julian Assange can be extradited to the US, rules UK High Court
Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images The UK’s High Court has approved the extradition of Julian Assange to the US. The decision reverses a ruling by a lower court in the...
08:01 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge The Witcher season 2 gets a little too serious on its quest to answer some big questions
Image: Netflix The new season is grander, but less playful, than the first Continue reading… ...
05:06 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Game dev known for cursing at The Game Awards curses at The Game Awards while winning game awards
Josef Fares is known for making award-winning co-op gaming experiences. He’s also known for showing up at The Game Awards and dropping some well-placed f-bombs. Tonight, Fare...
04:16 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge The biggest news and trailers from the 2021 Game Awards
Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images Another busy night Continue reading… ...
04:10 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Neo visits his past in new Matrix Resurrections clip
Image: Warner Bros. A new clip for The Matrix Resurrections debuted at The Game Awards Thursday evening. In the clip, Keanu Reeves’ Neo and a blue-haired character pl...
04:00 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss on making The Matrix Awakens with Epic Games
“How do we know what is real?” It’s a telling question asked by a seemingly real-life Keanu Reeves early on in The Matrix Awakens, a playable tech demo built in the new U...
03:46 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge The live-action Halo TV show looks extremely expensive in its newest trailer
After a short teaser last month, Paramount Plus has debuted the first full trailer for the upcoming live-action Halo TV series at the 2021 Game Awards, ahead of the show’s st...
03:11 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Star Trek: Resurgence is a story-driven game from former Telltale devs coming in 2022
Hot on the heels of Star Trek: Discovery, Picard, and The Lower Decks, the Star Trek franchise is getting a new video game. Dramatic Labs, a brand new studio composed of former...
03:07 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Google is bringing Android games to Windows in 2022
Google is planning to bring Android games to Windows PCs next year. A Google Play Games app will be available in 2022, built by Google to allow games from Google Play to run on...
02:57 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge After a lengthy wait, Rocksteadys Suicide Squad finally has a gameplay trailer
Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League, a new game from Batman: Arkham developer Rocksteady Studios, released its first gameplay trailer and it is explosive. The video got an a...
02:56 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Among Us is getting a VR version
Innersloth Social deception game Among Us is getting a virtual reality adaptation. The VR edition will launch on Meta Quest, PlayStation VR, and SteamVR, and it’s bei...
02:52 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge A Dune strategy game is coming to PC in 2022
Dune: Spice Wars will be available in early access next year. | Image: Funcom Dune: Spice Wars is a new real-time strategy game for PC set in the Dune universe. It wil...
02:21 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Sonic Frontiers teases an open-zone redemption for the franchises 3D legacy
Dread it. Run from it. But Sonic Team still is making another 3D Sonic game: Sonic Frontiers, which was formally announced with an early preview at the 2021 Game Awards. Origi...
02:11 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Cupheads years-in-the-making DLC will finally release in June
This boss looks terrifying. | Image: Studio MDHR Cuphead’s long-in-the-works The Delicious Last Course DLC will finally be released in June, Studio MDHR announced at ...
02:06 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge The original PUBG is going free-to-play
A screenshot from PUBG: Battlegrounds. | Image: Krafton The original PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (aka PUBG) is moving to a free-to-play model beginning January 12st...
02:03 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Microsoft rebrands Xbox Game Pass for PC to just PC Game Pass
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is rebranding its Xbox Game Pass for PC subscription to just PC Game Pass. The new name drops the Xbox branding in fav...
01:55 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade is coming to PC on December 16th
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade is coming to the Epic Games Store. | Image: Square Enix Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade is coming to PC. It’ll be available on...
01:54 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Alan Wake 2 announced for 2023
Alan Wake 2 was just announced at The Game Awards. A brief teaser trailer appears to show the titular protagonist in both New York City as well as the original game’s Pacific...
01:45 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Idris Elba failed to make Knuckles not sound sexy in the first Sonic the Hedgehog 2 trailer
Sonic The Hedgehog 2, follow-up to Paramount Pictures surprisingly good live-action adaptation of Sega’s beloved speedy rodent platformer, has a new trailer. The trailer, ann...
01:42 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Monolith is making a Wonder Woman game
Wonder Woman will star in her own video game. | Image: Monolith Productions Wonder Woman will be starring in her own game developed by Monolith Productions, a studio be...
01:28 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Best Buy pulls TCL Google TVs amid complaints of slow, buggy software
Image: TCL Back in late summer, TCL announced an upgraded version of its high-end 6-Series TV. Aside from some technical improvements — the newer set fully supports H...
01:23 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Star Wars: Eclipse is a new action-adventure game set in the High Republic era from Quantic Dream
Quantic Dream’s rumored Star Wars title has been officially announced at the 2021 Game Awards: Star Wars: Eclipse, which will be set in the “High Republic” era of the Sta...
01:01 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Taco Bell had beef with Beyond Meats fake carne asada
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Taco Bell, the restaurant known for having ground beef that's utterly indescribable, reportedly told Beyond Meat that its version of...
12:37 am - Fri, December 10, 2021
The Verge Netflixs live-action Cowboy Bebop is canceled
‘Cowboy Bebop’ cast | NICOLA DOVE/NETFLIX Netflix has canceled its live-action adaptation of the Cowboy Bebop anime. The show, starring Jon Cho as Spike Spiegel, wi...
11:37 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge The Epic Games Store finally has a shopping cart
While shopping, you can now add things to a cart. | Image: Epic Games The Epic Games Store finally has a shopping cart, Epic announced Thursday, meaning you’re now ab...
11:32 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Netflixs live-action Cowboy Bebop is canceled
‘Cowboy Bebop’ cast | NICOLA DOVE/NETFLIX Netflix has canceled its live-action adaptation of the Cowboy Bebop anime. The show, starring Jon Cho as Spike Spiegel, wi...
11:15 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Coinbase will let users earn interest on crypto but not in the US
Coinbase has announced that it’ll let users earn interest on their cryptocurrency by lending it to a decentralized finance app called Compound (via Bloomberg). The program is...
11:01 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Go read this investigation on the environmental racism of Amazon warehouses
A truck arrives at an Amazon fulfillment center on Cyber Monday in Robbinsville, New Jersey, U.S., on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. | Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images ...
10:33 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Paramount Plus launches new live channels hub for linear streaming
Image: Paramount Plus Paramount Plus is rolling out its own linear channels feature that’ll serve up linear movies and TV with a similar feel to traditional cable TV....
09:49 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Comcast now sells Xfinity Flex users internet cable TV from YouTube
Comcast is introducing YouTube TV to its Xfinity Flex devices, providing users another avenue for opting out of traditional cable. YouTube was previously supported on Comcast...
09:38 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Peacock will stream NBCUniversal movies as soon as 45 days after theatrical release
The “majority” of films from Universal Filmed Entertainment Group will be available exclusively on Peacock. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge NBCUniversal c...
09:25 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Build-A-Bears new Matrix Bear probably doesnt know kung fu
Enter the Bear-trix Build-A-Bear has announced its latest movie tie-in: an absolutely incredible-looking Matrix-themed bear (officially called “Matrix Bear”) just i...
09:18 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Microsoft quietly told Apple it was willing to turn big Xbox-exclusive games into iPhone apps
Private emails show Microsoft wheeling and dealing to get into the App Store Continue reading… ...
09:00 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Best Buy pulls TCL Google TVs amid complaints of slow, buggy software
Image: TCL Back in late summer, TCL announced an upgraded version of its high-end 6-Series TV. Aside from some technical improvements — the newer set fully supports H...
08:56 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Former Apple employee says she wont withdraw her labor board complaint
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Former Apple employee Cher Scarlett says the company didn’t adequately live up to its half of a settlement, so she won’t wit...
08:40 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Apple has reportedly closed an Apple Store in Texas due to a COVID-19 outbreak
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple closed one of its Southlake, Texas retail stores Wednesday after many staff members contracted COVID-19, according to NBC ...
07:40 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Ford stops taking reservations for the F-150 Lightning
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Ford has stopped taking reservations for the all-electric F-150 Lightning as it prepares to start making and shipping the ne...
07:37 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Life360 makes millions selling location data, and its about to buy Tile
Life360’s marketing image of acquiring Tile is also a reminder of how much data it owns now | Image: Life360 Life360, the company that bills its product as a “famil...
07:36 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge How to watch The Game Awards 2021
The Game Awards The Game Awards are back. The awards ceremony / game conference / concert hosted by Geoff Keighley will deliver a couple hours’ worth of performances ...
07:18 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Looks like Louis Vuitton is planning to launch another smartwatch
Like the name suggests, it lights up | Image: Gadgets and Wearables, Louis Vuitton It appears that Louis Vuitton is launching yet another version of its Tambour Horizon...
06:46 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Google says bug with Teams and Android can cause 911 calls to fail
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Last week, a Reddit user reported that they weren’t able to call 911 using their Pixel 3 and later said they were working with Goog...
06:37 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Utility companies will no longer share data with ICE but many loopholes remain
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A nationwide group of companies from the power, water, cable TV, and telecommunications sectors have agreed that they will no lo...
06:24 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge YouTube announces new year-end live event, Escape2021
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube will host a 24-hour interactive live event featuring musicians and creators to look back on the platform’s biggest tre...
06:20 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Matter could bring universal casting that actually works
Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge This Amazon-led casting standard for TVs could challenge Apple AirPlay and Google Cast Continue reading… ...
06:16 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Nvidias big ambitions could be its Achilles heel in the Arm deal
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nvidia has been trying to buy Arm for $40 billion for over a year now — but this week, the acquisition was hit with its bigges...
06:13 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge NASA launches new X-ray mission to study black holes and exploding stars
Illustration of the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer | Image: NASA On Thursday morning, NASA’s Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) successfully launched into...
06:00 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Meta opens up access to its VR social platform Horizon Worlds
More than two years and a company rebrand later, Meta is finally opening up access to its VR social platform Horizon Worlds. Starting Thursday, people in the US and Canada who ...
05:21 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Activision Blizzard employees create strike fund while taking steps toward unionization
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A GoFundMe has been created to support employees participating in the latest work stoppage at Activision Blizzard. This latest w...
05:09 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Motorola Moto Edge 5G UW (2021) review: Pixel envy
This middling $549.99 phone with a 144Hz display just can’t catch a break Continue reading… ...
05:00 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Instagram launches Playback so you can relive your favorite Stories from 2021
Instagram’s Playback will show your favorite stories from 2021 | Instagram Instagram is getting in on the year-in-review trend with Playback, a feature that will let ...
04:45 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Instagram decision to remove ayahuasca post overturned by Meta Oversight Board
Meta’s independent Oversight Board overturned an Instagram decision to remove a post about ayahuasca | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Oversight Board for...
03:59 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge The best Chromebook for 2021
Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge The best Chromebook laptop or two-in-one for every Chrome OS fan Continue reading… ...
03:35 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge General Motors makes moves to source rare earth metals for EV motors in North America
General Motors announced a deal to source rare earth metals for electric vehicle motors in North America. Under the agreement, Las Vegas-based MP Materials will supply the auto...
03:01 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge iPhones will be able to give owners a detailed history of what parts were replaced
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple is about to add a new feature to iPhones informing users if the device was previously repaired and whether a genuine s...
02:40 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Matter could bring universal casting that actually works
Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge This Amazon-led casting standard for TVs could challenge Apple AirPlay and Google Cast Continue reading… ...
02:13 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge How to block and report text spam
Illustration by Ori Toor No strategy is 100 percent effective, but you can stop much of it Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Tinder makes it easier to see if you vibe with someones Spotify taste
Image: Tinder Tinder is expanding the ways you can judge a potential match by their musical tastes by introducing a Music Mode, which lets you actually hear the song so...
01:45 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Kobos Elipsa and Sage e-readers are better for reading than writing
Don’t throw out your pen and paper yet Continue reading… ...
01:17 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge EU proposals could give millions of gig workers employment rights
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, has put forward a series of proposals that could lead to milli...
01:15 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Winning the war on ransomware
Illustration by Ori Toor The DOJ’s task force is changing the landscape around hackers, but will it be enough? Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Elizabeth Holmes was always in control
Illustration by Joseph Gough All the queen’s men Continue reading… ...
11:45 am - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Microsoft tempts software pirates with 50 percent discount on Office
Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge In a bold bid to turn digital crooks away from a life of crime, Microsoft is offering a 50 percent discount on its Office suite to some ...
11:20 am - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp launches cryptocurrency payments pilot in the US
WhatsApp has launched a new pilot that lets a “limited number” of people in the US send and receive money from within a chat using cryptocurrency. The feature is powered by...
11:03 am - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is bringing back the weather widget on the Windows 11 taskbar
The weather widget returns to the taskbar. | Image: Microsoft Microsoft is bringing back its weather widget on the Windows 11 taskbar. It’s a feature that originally ...
10:56 am - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Amazon fined $1.3 billion for abusing market position in Italy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has been fined $1.3 billion (€1.1 billion) by antitrust regulators in Italy. The company is accused of using its domina...
10:34 am - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Amazon is retiring Alexa no, not that one
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is shutting down Alexa Internet, a service that has provided web traffic analysis for more than two decades. Alexa was fo...
09:21 am - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Oppo teases its first foldable, the Find N
A short teaser trailer shows the folding mechanism in action. | Image: Oppo Oppo has announced its first foldable smartphone, the Oppo Find N, in a blog post penned by ...
07:42 am - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Apples AR headset reportedly uses 3D sensors for hand tracking
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple’s widely rumored upcoming mixed reality headset will make use of 3D sensors for advanced hand tracking, according to ana...
12:18 am - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge ViacomCBS announces partnership with Wattpad to adapt originals
Image: ViacomCBS Wattpad has long been a pipeline bringing content adaptations of stories by emerging writers to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu. Now, ViacomCB...
12:04 am - Thu, December 9, 2021
The Verge Kickstarter says its switching to crowdfunding via the blockchain
Kickstarter is announcing some big changes to the foundations of its technology. The company said Wednesday that it will support the development of “an open-source protocol t...
11:14 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Twitter confirms its Project Guardian keeps an eye on todays main character
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter’s secretive “Project Guardian” aims to shield controversial characters and users with large followings from an ons...
11:00 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Destiny brings back Gjallarhorn, immediately Nerfs it
In Destiny, the legendary rocket launcher Gjallarhorn was the ultimate weapon for a time. Its ability to create explosions filled with more explosions was unparalleled — and,...
10:41 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Apples upcoming macOS 12.1 update will fix the MacBook Pros notch and menu bar issues
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales Apple’s upcoming macOS 12.1 update will fix some odd interactions between its new MacBook Pros’ notched displays and menu bar apps, ...
10:17 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge CD Projekt Red is working to settle a class-action lawsuit over botched Cyberpunk 2077 launch
Johnny Silverhand in Cyberpunk 2077. | Image: CD Projekt Red Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt Red has entered negotiations to settle a class-action lawsuit over the ...
10:12 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Instagram head says its bringing back the chronological feed
Instagram is working on a chronological feed | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge During a hearing before a Senate subcommittee on Wednesday, Instagram head Adam M...
09:22 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Instagram head says its bringing back the chronological feed
Instagram is working on a chronological feed | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge During a hearing before a Senate subcommittee on Wednesday, Instagram head Adam M...
09:09 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Apple will pay for Jennifer Lawrence to play Elizabeth Holmes in new Theranos film
Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Fortune Apple says it will produce a movie about former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, with Jennifer Lawrence of Hunger Games f...
08:27 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Sony shows off a robot grabber, 4K OLED panels for VR, and more
Image: Sony Sony’s holding its Technology Day event to show off what it’s been working on in its R&D labs, and this year, we got some great visuals of tech the ...
07:55 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Amazons excellent Smart Thermostat is even more affordable today
You can use the Alexa app to control Amazon’s Smart Thermostat, which is currently enjoying its first discount. | Photo by Jennifer Pattison Tuohy / The Verge Even wi...
07:46 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Biden wants the US government to eliminate CO2 emissions by 2050
Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday outlining a sweeping plan for the federal government to achieve carbon...
07:34 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Epic v. Apple ruling put on hold after appeals court grants a stay
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An appeals court has paused one of the most consequential parts of the Epic v. Apple ruling, placing a stay on the enforcement o...
07:21 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Apple and Hyatt begin rolling out hotel keys in Apple Wallet
Using a hotel key stored in Apple Wallet | Photo by Hyatt Apple is partnering with Hyatt to give some hotel guests the ability to store their room keys in their Apple W...
07:16 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Blizzard victim says she was demoted after reporting sexual harassment
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Today, in front of Blizzard Entertainment’s Irvine, California headquarters, Christine (her last name withheld to protect her ...
06:00 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Google releases first Android 12L beta for large-screen devices
One of Android 12L’s biggest features is a two-column UI for things like the notification shade and lock screen. | Image: Google Google has announced its Android 12L ...
05:55 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge The best wired or wireless gaming mouse you can buy
Whatever your budget or grip style is, we’ve found the best gaming mouse for you. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Multiple picks for all budgets ...
05:38 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge The best budget laptop of 2021
Photography by Monica Chin / The Verge The best cheap laptops under $800 from HP, Lenovo, and more. Continue reading… ...
05:25 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Twitter is testing a new way to let you add content warnings to posts
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is piloting a new feature that will let users add specific content warnings to individual photos and videos sent out in ...
04:25 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Over 40 million people had health information leaked this year
Illustration by Ana Kova Over 40 million people in the United States had their personal health information exposed in data breaches this year, a significant jump from 2...
04:21 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge The PS5 and Xbox Series X will be available for Walmart Plus members today (update: sold out)
Both the disc-based model and the Digital Edition will be available. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update 12:55PM ET, December 8th: Walmart has cleared through it...
04:00 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge DeepMind tests the limits of large AI language systems with 280-billion-parameter model
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Language generation is the hottest thing in AI right now, with a class of systems known as “large language models” (or LLMs)...
03:51 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Facebooks new professional profiles let creators unlock audience-growing tools
Turning on professional mode lets creators earn money for their Reels. | Photo by Facebook Facebook is rolling out professional mode for profiles, letting creators take...
03:25 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Tesla allows drivers to play video games in moving cars, raising safety concerns
You could play Sky Force Reloaded while driving — but you shouldn't. | Image: The Verge Tesla updated its software allowing vehicle occupants to play video games on t...
03:01 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Masahiro Sakurai on the future of Smash: Ive been doing too much of the work myself
Image: Nintendo Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is finally complete. After launching in 2018 with a roster that included every single character from the series’ long histo...
02:59 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge GTA Onlines next big update brings back Franklin and adds Dr. Dre
Image: Rockstar Games Rockstar Games is releasing new story content for GTA Online featuring Franklin Clinton, one of the key characters from Grand Theft Auto V. In lie...
02:51 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Instagram head Mosseri to face questions about child safety in Senate hearing
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday afternoon, head of Instagram Adam Mosseri will appear before a Senate Commerce subcommittee to answer questions abo...
02:43 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Roku settles YouTube dispute and locks down apps in multi-year deal
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Roku has reached a deal with Google to continue distributing the YouTube and YouTube TV apps on its platform. The two had been at odds ...
02:21 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Japanese billionaire launches to the International Space Station while waiting for SpaceX Moon ride
(From L to R) Yusaku Maezawa, Alexander Misurkin, and Yozo Hirano  | Photo by SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Three new spacefarers launched to the Inter...
02:14 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Amazons excellent Smart Thermostat is even more affordable today
You can use the Alexa app to control Amazon’s Smart Thermostat, which is currently enjoying its first discount. | Photo by Jennifer Pattison Tuohy / The Verge Even wi...
02:03 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge How to keep some of your Twitter data away from advertisers
You can’t keep Twitter out of your data completely, but you can lessen the damage Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Sonos announces plans to make its products more efficient and repairable
Background: A group of Sonos wireless speakers, including Arc, Sub, Move and One models taken on September 28, 2020. | Photo by Neil Godwin/Future Publishing via Getty Ima...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge How to create an NFT and why you may not want to
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge NFTs have been a cultural phenomenon throughout 2021, constantly making headlines as celebrities dabble in the space and as shen...
01:30 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Betting is the next battleground in sportsstreaming
Illustration by Kristen Radtke With more cord-cutting options to choose from than ever before, sports fans have a veritable cornucopia of live services from which to pi...
01:00 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Reddits top three posts of 2021 were all from WallStreetBets
Stonks go brr. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Reddit is taking a look back at some of the site’s biggest moments and trends from 2021, and perhaps unsurpri...
01:00 pm - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Crossing the border, refugees scramble for a working SIM card
Illustration by Ori Toor ‘When there was no internet, I was left with nothing’ Continue reading… ...
11:25 am - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Microsoft updates OneDrive for faster syncing on Apple M1 Macs and Windows on Arm
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has released a OneDrive sync app for Windows on Arm and Apple’s M1 Macs for its cloud-based storage service. The pub...
11:00 am - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge How Snap is sidestepping the metaverse
AR creator Andre Elijah in Spectacles. | Photo by Snap More than other recent years, in 2021 the tech industry focused a great deal of its energy on a single question:...
10:53 am - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Bowser agrees to $10 million fine for selling Nintendo Switch hacks
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Canadian hacker Gary Bowser has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a Nintendo lawsuit against him over piracy charges. Bowser is a m...
07:45 am - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Oppo teases retractable rear camera for phones
Oppo has released a brief video hinting at a new type of camera design for smartphones. The company’s “self-developed retractable camera” is shown extending from the phon...
03:01 am - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Elizabeth Holmes smiles on the stand as her trial nears an end
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge A scattershot day in court Continue reading… ...
12:34 am - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Twitters new CEO wants the company to move a lot faster
Parag Agrawal | Photo Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The new CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal, has a clear message: expect the social network to move a lot faster...
12:25 am - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge An Amazon server outage caused problems for Alexa, Ring, Disney Plus, and deliveries
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Problems with some Amazon Web Services cloud servers are causing slow loading or failures ...
12:09 am - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Microsoft rolls out Notepad with dark mode for Windows 11 Insiders
Image: Microsoft Microsoft is testing a redesign of its venerable Notepad app, adding some welcomed modern features like a dark mode, a better search / find and replace...
12:00 am - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Dont Look Up is an absurdist mirror of our reality before it just becomes a regular mirror
Image: Niko Tavernise / Netflix For a goofy satire about a comet destroying the planet, Don’t Look Up sure takes you on an emotional journey. The film — helmed by w...
12:00 am - Wed, December 8, 2021
The Verge Your LG TV can now play Google Stadia if its running webOS 5.0 or later
Have a gamepad handy and a recent LG TV? You can likely now try Google’s Stadia cloud gaming platform — as of today, it’s an app you can download for your television runn...
11:45 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Google Pixel mail-in repairs have allegedly twice resulted in leaked pics and a privacy nightmare
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After game designer and author Jane McGonigal sent her Pixel 5a to Google for repair, someone allegedly took and hacked her devi...
11:36 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Meta Portal now lets you view Facebook Stories hands-free
Photo by Facebook The Meta (formerly Facebook) Portal is getting a number of updates, including one that lets you browse through your Facebook friends’ stories hands-...
10:40 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Blizzard employee will detail studios alcohol-soaked culture in press conference
Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Lisa Bloom, the celebrity lawyer who represented Bill O’Reilley’s, Donald Trump’s, and Bill Cosby’s sexual...
10:27 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge 5G now means some flights wont be able to land when pilots cant see the runway
Photo by GEORGE FREY/AFP via Getty Images Verizon and AT&T are hoping new swaths of C-band cellular radio spectrum will help make the 5G hype closer to reality, but...
10:12 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Twitter is testing changes to the way it handles reported tweets
Twitter is testing a new way to report abusive tweets | Illustration by Alex Castro Twitter says it is testing an overhaul to the process for reporting tweets, which it...
09:53 pm - Tue, December 7, 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… ...
09:48 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge The global chip shortage is partially to blame for Final Fantasy XIVs long queues
Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker. | Image: Square Enix Many players eager to jump into Final Fantasy XIV’s highly anticipated Endwalker expansion have hit big queues sinc...
09:35 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge eBay introduces an interactive 3D sneaker viewer
Photo by eBay eBay now lets you get a 360-degree look at some of the sneakers it has for sale, all thanks to its handy new 3D viewing tool, called eBay 3D true view. In...
09:13 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Amazon starts rolling out Smart Home Dashboard and other new features to Fire TV
Image: Amazon Amazon is today beginning to roll out new features and functionality to its lineup of Fire TV streaming devices and the recently released Fire TV Omni and...
09:04 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalkers early access period didnt provide much access
On December 3rd, Final Fantasy XIV’s latest expansion launched its early access period, allowing those who preordered the game the opportunity to play Endwalker in advance of...
08:56 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Power companies commit to building nationwide EV charging network
City leaders and representatives from NRG eVgo unveil three new electric vehicle charging stations at the public parking structure in Hermosa Beach, CA on Friday, September 05,...
08:49 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge The vice president should not be using Bluetooth headphones
Yesterday, Politico opened its newsletter with an article on Vice President Kamala Harris’ aversion to using Bluetooth headphones. The VP was “Bluetooth-phobic,” the stor...
08:45 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Alleged Bitcoin inventor trial ends without a real Satoshi standing up
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A jury has ruled that Craig Wright, a man who claims to have invented Bitcoin, won’t have to give up half of his supposed stas...
08:43 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge An Amazon server outage is causing problems for Alexa, Ring, Disney Plus, and deliveries
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Problems with some Amazon Web Services cloud servers are causing slow loading or failures ...
08:37 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Instagram makes it easy for teens to find drugs, report finds
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram’s algorithms recommend drug dealers’ accounts to minor users, according to a new report from the Tech Transparency...
07:53 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Amazons server outage is getting in the way of deliveries
Amazon Prime delivery van | Photo by Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Amazon Web Services outage that started this morning might be worse than it seemed. Tha...
07:44 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Amazon Smart Thermostat review: a $60 stunner
The budget thermostat Nest should have made Continue reading… ...
07:23 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge An Amazon server outage is causing problems for Alexa, Ring, Disney Plus, and deliveries
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Problems with some Amazon Web Services cloud servers are causing slow loading or failures ...
07:22 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Apple Musics voice plan likely to launch with iOS 15.2
Apple Music’s new voice plan will cost $4.99 per month. | Image: Apple Apple seems to be close to rolling out the Apple Music Voice Plan, a more affordable tier of Ap...
07:21 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Roku could lose YouTube this week so nows a good time to download the app
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An escalating feud that has pitted YouTube, one of the most popular streaming apps in the world, against Roku, a leader in TV st...
07:00 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Microsoft says it took over servers being used by China-based hacking group Nickel
The Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) has seized 42 websites that the China-based hacking group Nickel used to attack organizations in the US, as well as around the world, ac...
06:35 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Ubisoft is bringing NFT gear to Ghost Recon
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Ubisoft is officially getting into NFTs. On Tuesday, the company announced a new platform, Ubisoft Quartz, where it will offer N...
06:32 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Amazons new thermostat is already on sale
The lowest price ever on this smart thermostat Amazon’s new smart thermostat just received its first-ever price break. Normally, this thermostat costs $59.99 but is c...
06:00 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Scufs Reflex for PS5 is a pricier, customizable take on the DualSense
I adore the face buttons that don’t show the signature shape indicators. | Scuf Scuf has introduced the Reflex lineup of customizable wireless controllers made for th...
05:23 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Intel is taking its self-driving company Mobileye public in 2022
Intel announced that it will take public its self-driving technology company Mobileye, the Israeli company it acquired for $15.3 billion in 2017. The chipmaker said that by lis...
05:21 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Jessica Rosenworcel confirmed by Senate to lead the FCC
On Tuesday, the Senate voted 68 to 31 to confirm Jessica Rosenworcel’s re-appointment to the Federal Communications Commission, putting her in place to be the first permanent...
05:00 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge An Amazon server outage is causing problems for Alexa, Ring, Disney Plus, and others
Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Problems with some Amazon Web Services cloud servers are causing slow loading or failures ...
04:59 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Razer made a $60 RGB cooling fan with MagSafe for your iPhone
Razer has announced its latest smartphone accessory: the Razer Phone Cooler Chroma, an RGB-light infused cooling fan for your iPhone or Android device that’s designed to help...
04:30 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Snaps first AR Spectacles are an ambitious, impractical start
Mainstream AR glasses are still years away Continue reading… ...
04:07 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Bungie celebrates its 30th Anniversary in Destiny 2 with off-brand Halo gear
A lot is happening in the world of Destiny 2 today. Bungie is celebrating its 30th Anniversary inside Destiny 2, with a big content drop that includes Halo-like guns. A trailer...
04:00 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Discords new Premium Memberships let creators monetize servers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Discord is starting to test a new Premium Memberships feature that will allow creators to monetize their servers. An initial pil...
03:42 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge The Verges favorite guilty pleasures
Photo: Ember Technologies We all have stuff that we’ve bought ourselves — or asked others to buy for us — that makes us happy, even if we suspect our friends may ...
03:41 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Twitter acquires messaging platform Quill to make DMs suck less
Twitter is acquiring Quill | Quill Twitter has acquired Slack-like messaging app Quill with an eye toward improving messaging services, including direct messages, the c...
03:16 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Amazon Echo devices still available for Black Friday Prices
Echo Show devices are still available for their lowest prices ever. | Amazon Black Friday has come and gone, but many awesome deals are still sticking around. Amazon an...
03:15 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge From a meme to $47 million: ConstitutionDAO, crypto, and the future of crowdfunding
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge The real Constitution is the friends we made along the way Continue reading… ...
03:10 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Now you can listen to recorded Twitter Spaces on iOS, Android, and the web
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is now letting all users across iOS, Android, and web listen to recordings of Spaces, which can come in handy for listen...
03:00 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge The Mess Comes Home
When Infosys announced construction on its planned headquarters in Indianapolis in 2018, it was a coup for the Trump administration. Although few have heard of the company tod...
02:56 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Uncharteds remastered Legacy of Thieves Collection is coming to PS5 on January 28th
Sony has officially announced a release date for its remastered Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection for PlayStation 5: it’ll be out on Janaury 28th. That release date is ...
02:37 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Sonos now supports Amazon Musics Ultra HD and Dolby Atmos tracks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As it previously promised, Sonos is today rolling out support for Ultra HD and Dolby Atmos tracks from Amazon Music Unlimited. A...
02:32 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge The best floodlight camera to buy right now
These security cameras will shed some light on your smart home Continue reading… ...
02:01 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Springboard: The Secret History of the First Real Smartphone is out now
How the early pioneers of the smartphone almost made it big Continue reading… ...
02:01 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge The Verge is now on your smart TV
Watch your favorite videos in 4K Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge What you learn after 350 hours of Joe Rogan
Photo by Michael Schwartz/WireImage Here I am. Back again in your inbox on a Tuesday, in the final weeks before Christmas, New Year’s, and, for you business folks, th...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Amazon Alexas new elder care service launches today
Amazon’s Alexa Together launches today. | Image: Amazon First announced at Amazon’s fall hardware event, Alexa Together is officially launching today, Tuesday, Dece...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge How to recover when your Facebook account is hacked
Illustration by Ori Toor There’s only so much you can do Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Springboard: the secret history of the first real smartphone is now available on YouTube
In 1998, Donna Dubinsky and Jeff Hawkins quit Palm, a company they’d founded, to begin a new one: Handspring. They had a simple goal in mind: to eventually create the smartph...
01:39 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Metas kid-focused Messenger app is getting a dark mode and new voice effects
Messenger Kids’ new features in action. | Image: Meta Messenger Kids, the child-friendly version of Meta’s Messenger service (aka Facebook Messenger), is being upda...
01:13 pm - Tue, December 7, 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, ...
01:00 pm - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge After decades of surveillance, Muslims struggle with how much to share online
Illustration by Ori Toor The long shadow of NYPD surveillance after 9/11 Continue reading… ...
11:23 am - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Googles Gmail app now lets you make voice and video calls
Calls can be initiated from the top right of a chat. | Image: Google One-on-one voice and video calls are now rolling out for Google Chat inside the Gmail app on iOS an...
10:25 am - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Instagram to introduce parental control features next year
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram will roll out new parental control features on its platform in March, the service’s head Adam Mosseri has announced ...
02:17 am - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Samsung combines mobile and consumer electronics businesses
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Samsung Electronics has announced an internal reorganization of its businesses with several changes to leadership. The company w...
01:38 am - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Halo Infinite wont let you pick levels to replay but thats going to change
Master Chief and The Weapon in Halo Infinite. | Image: Microsoft Halo Infinite’s campaign launches on Wednesday, but after your first trip through the story, you won...
01:31 am - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Donald Trumps media company has a new CEO: soon-to-be-former-Rep. Devin Nunes
Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., leaves a meeting of the House Republican Conference at the Capitol Hill Club on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. | Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, I...
01:28 am - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge Elon Musk says the US should get rid of all government subsidies
Photo by Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk said Monday at the Wall Street Journal’s CEO summit that he doesn’t think the United States needs...
12:59 am - Tue, December 7, 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...
12:31 am - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge I regret to inform you that Digital Human as a Service (DHaaS) is now an acronym
Science fiction movies have prepared us for the distinct possibility that artificial intelligence will walk among us someday. How soon? No one can say — but that isn’t stop...
12:02 am - Tue, December 7, 2021
The Verge The best deals on 4K TVs
LG’s A1 OLED is now available for just shy of $900, making it one of the most affordable OLEDs to date. | Image: LG There are a lot of 4K TVs available to choose from...
11:48 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Google Pixel Buds A-Series getting more options with firmware update
Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Google is releasing an update for its Pixel Buds A-Series wireless headphones, which will add a bass slider, a loudness compensation se...
11:20 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Japan puts new restrictions on stablecoins
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Japan is proposing new restrictions that would only allow banks and wire transfer services to issue stablecoins, first reported ...
11:17 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Jeff Bezos Earth Fund commits another $443 millionto climate justice and conservation
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 20: Jeff Bezos speaks during the Climate Week NYC Leaders’ Reception | Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Bezos Earth Fund O...
10:05 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Sony cameras are getting harder to buy due to the chip shortage
Photo by Becca Farsace / The Ve The global chip shortage has claimed yet another camera from Sony’s lineup. This time, Sony is suspending orders for the ZV-E10, a mir...
09:40 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Go read this data analysis that uncovers predictive policings flawed algorithm
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Gizmodo released a deep-dive look into the data collection process behind its co-reported investigation with The Markup into Pre...
09:25 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge The Playstation 5 will be available for Walmart Plus members on Wednesday
Both the disc-based model and the Digital Edition will be available. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Ready. Steady. Go. If you’re still looking for a PlayStation ...
09:09 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Meta has a moral obligation to make its mentalhealthresearch transparent, scientists say
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge In an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg published Monday, a group of academics called for Meta to be more transparent about its res...
09:03 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge TikTok considers monetization and creator retention in judging recommendation algorithm
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok’s much-vaunted video algorithm is designed around two things: getting users to stick around and getting users to come b...
07:58 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Toyota will build a $1.29 billion electric vehicle battery factory in North Carolina
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Toyota will build a $1.29 billion battery factory in North Carolina in an effort to bring some of its electric vehicle suppl...
07:33 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge NASA announces 10 new astronaut candidates who could fly to the Moon someday
(L to R): Nichole Ayers, Christopher Williams, Luke Delaney, Jessica Wittner, Anil Menon, Marcos Berríos, Jack Hathaway, Christina Birch, Deniz Burnham, and Andre Douglas. | I...
07:29 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Samsung Galaxy Book Pro (13-inch) review: a travel buddy
A great laptop at the right size Continue reading… ...
07:28 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge SolarAshs world and combat cant keep up with its incredible movement
Solar Ash is a visually stunning though mechanically uninteresting game that I tried and failed to fall in love with. I thought it’d be easy to love or at least somewhat like...
06:08 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge SEC reportedly investigating Tesla over its solar panels potential fire risks
Image: Tesla The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking into a claim that Tesla didn’t appropriately inform its shareholders and the public about pote...
06:00 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Google Pixels lock screen Snapchat shortcut is here
The Pixel’s new Quick Tap to Snap feature. | Image: Google Quick Tap to Snap, a Google Pixel feature announced in October that lets you open Snapchat directly from yo...
06:00 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge You can attend the Game Awards red carpet in the metaverse
The Game Awards is the latest institution to try its hand at virtual worlds. The awards show, which takes place on December 9th, will be available to watch through the usual pl...
06:00 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge A multiplayer Pac-Man game is coming to Facebook
A screenshot from Pac-Man Community. | Image: Meta Pac-Man Community is a new multiplayer-focused spin on the classic arcade game that you’ll be able to play right on...
06:00 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Google TV adds more than 300 free channels to its live tab with Pluto TV
Google TV is adding yet another cord-cutting option to its live TV tab. With the addition of Pluto TV, Google TV users now have even more live TV channels to choose from. Begin...
05:56 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge SEC investigating Trump SPAC deal to take his social media platform public
The SEC is investigating a SPAC deal involving former President Trump’s nascent social media company. | Photo by Al Drago/Getty Images Two US regulatory agencies are ...
05:39 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge The PlayStation 5 is now available at Best Buy (update: sold out)
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Update December 6th, 1:00PM ET: Best Buy has sold out of PlayStation 5 consoles for now. This one came up very suddenly, and sol...
05:36 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Neo still knows kung fu in the latest trailer for The Matrix Resurrections
The latest trailer for The Matrix Resurrections is here, and it’s more mysterious than ever, hinting at a repeating loop of ideas, scenes, and moments from the original trilo...
05:29 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Apples MagSafe Duo charger is down to $100 at Best Buy
Apple’s MagSafe Duo can charge a Qi-equipped iPhone alongside an Apple Watch. | Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Another week, another round of deals worthy of your c...
05:26 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Call of Duty workers are walking out to protest layoffs
A screenshot from Call of Duty: Warzone. | Image: Activision Blizzard Staff at Raven Software, known for its work on the Call of Duty franchise, are walking out in resp...
05:00 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Firefoxs latest security feature is designed to protect itself from buggy code
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Firefox 95, the latest version of Mozilla’s browser that’s rolling out starting today, introduces a new security feature tha...
03:58 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge The Matrix Awakens is an interactive tech demo for PS5 and Xbox Series X / S
Epic Games has created The Matrix Awakens, an interactive tech demo built in Unreal Engine 5. A teaser for the interactive Matrix experience appeared today, and the tech demo w...
03:49 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge DoorDash launches ultra-fast delivery in NYC, with couriers who are actual employees
DoorDash “fast” delivery comes to New York Cityfv | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Food delivery platform DoorDash has launched its “ultra-fast” DashMa...
03:38 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge The Xbox Windows app will let you know if games play well on your PC before you download them
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is adding a simple label to its Xbox app for Windows, letting PC gamers know if a title runs well on their machine bef...
03:00 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge WhatsApp now lets you set all chats to disappear by default
The new features in action. | Image: WhatsApp WhatsApp is adding new functionality to its disappearing messages feature, which lets users set messages in a chat to auto...
03:00 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Theranos is gone, but ads for shady tests arent
Theranos claimed it could run hundreds of tests on a single drop of blood. | Photo by Cory Zapatka / The Verge Companies can market tests that don’t have FDA app...
02:30 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Keep it Locked
Security isn’t just about passwords and databases. It cuts down to the most basic questions of what we need to protect ourselves and the people ...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Toshibas new 4K Fire TVs might beat out Amazons on picture quality
Image: Toshiba One of Amazon’s Fire TV partners just announced a new model that might outshine the tech giant’s own self-branded TVs that launched only weeks ago. T...
02:00 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge How to hide your email from data collectors
Illustration by Ori Toor Preventing spam and tracking Continue reading… ...
01:45 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Halo Infinite campaign review: playing the hits
Infinite in name, not quite yet in scope Continue reading… ...
01:30 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge TikTok drama channels are turning into online intelligence agents
Illustration by Ori Toor A new class of creators is using OSINT techniques to solve online mysteries Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Should abuse survivors have to disappear from the internet?
Illustration by Ori Toor Some survivors are challenging the conventional wisdom about how to stay safe online Continue reading… ...
12:02 pm - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Apple is fighting Russian regulators demands on alternative app payments
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple is challenging antitrust action taken by Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), which wants iOS developers to be a...
05:01 am - Mon, December 6, 2021
The Verge Duolingo interprets 2021, with TikTok and Squid Game inspiring users to learn new languages
Illustration by Alex Castro/The Verge Language learning app Duolingo said its phrase of the year is “I am mentally exhausted,” which appears as part of its Japanese...
11:23 pm - Sun, December 5, 2021
The Verge A humanoid robot makes eerily lifelike facial expressions
Image by Engineered Arts via YouTube Engineered Arts, a UK-based designer and manufacturer of humanoid robots, recently showed off one of its most lifelike creations in...
10:10 pm - Sun, December 5, 2021
The Verge Clearview AI is closer to getting a US patent for its facial recognition technology
Clearview AI is on track to receive a US patent for its facial recognition technology, according to a report from Politico. The company was reportedly sent a “notice of allow...
09:34 pm - Sun, December 5, 2021
The Verge Walmarts in-store Gamer Drop will be a bust if youre looking for new consoles like the PS5 or Switch OLED
Walmart’s Gamer Drop prominently features the big three new consoles that are difficult to get. | Image: Walmart Update December 5th, 4:30PM ET: Per IGN’s Taylor Ly...
06:47 pm - Sun, December 5, 2021
The Verge The Verizon app might be collecting your browsing history and more
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The My Verizon app might be collecting information about your browsing history, location, apps, and your contacts, all in the na...
05:45 pm - Sun, December 5, 2021
The Verge New trailers: Station Eleven, The Matrix Resurrections, The Book of Boba Fett, and more
Mackenzie Davis stars in Station Eleven | HBO Max I finally finished The Beatles: Get Back, and even though it meandered a lot, I found myself wanting more. The Wall St...
04:16 pm - Sun, December 5, 2021
The Verge An interactive Doja Cat music video can introduce you to programming
The Doja Cat codable music video. | Photo by Girls Who Code Girls Who Code, the nonprofit organization that aims to get more women and girls interested in the field of ...
03:14 pm - Sun, December 5, 2021
The Verge Fortnite: Chapter 3 is now live with new island, Spider-Man, and plenty more changes
And then there were three. After a dramatic live event on Saturday, Fortnite is moving on to Chapter 3, which introduces some big changes for the battle royale. This morning de...
02:38 pm - Sun, December 5, 2021
The Verge eBay accidentally suspended a small number of users
eBay inadvertently suspended an unspecified number of users on December 3rd. The platform has since acknowledged the issue, noting that users who were accidentally suspended ha...
09:57 am - Sun, December 5, 2021
The Verge Fortnite: Chapter 3 officially revealed with new island, Spider-Man, and plenty more changes
And then there were three. After a dramatic live event on Saturday, Fortnite is moving on to Chapter 3, which introduces some big changes for the battle royale. This morning de...
01:16 am - Sun, December 5, 2021
The Verge The first trailer for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One) teases a stunning animated sequel
The first trailer for the highly anticipated sequel to the animated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse just dropped, revealing both the title — Spider-Man: Across the Spider-V...
12:43 am - Sun, December 5, 2021
The Verge Google Pixel mail-in repairs have allegedly twice resulted in leaked pics and a privacy nightmare
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge After game designer and author Jane McGonigal sent her Pixel 5a to Google for repair, someone allegedly took and hacked her devi...
10:03 pm - Sat, December 4, 2021
The Verge The Fortnite island flipped over during Chapter 2s final event
Screenshot: Jay Peters / The Verge Fortnite’s big chapter-ending event just ended, and it was a big one. After an all-out war against UFOs, zombies, and the Cube Quee...
10:03 pm - Sat, December 4, 2021
The Verge Activision Blizzard wont play a part at The Game Awards this year
The Game Awards Geoff Keighley, the executive producer and host of The Game Awards, sent out a tweet to confirm that outside of its nominations, Activision Blizzard “...
08:30 pm - Sat, December 4, 2021
The Verge Spotify removes popular comedians content over royalties dispute
Spotify has pulled the works of some of the most popular comedians, including Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, John Mulaney, and Jim Gaffigan due to a royalties dispute. First repo...
08:05 pm - Sat, December 4, 2021
The Verge Leaked Fortnite trailer reveals Spider-Man and a new island for Chapter 3
Spider-Man appears to be coming to Fortnite. | Image: Streamable video Fortnite’s Chapter 2 comes to an end on Saturday, but a trailer for Chapter 3 has already leake...
06:20 pm - Sat, December 4, 2021
The Verge Twitter reportedly suspended accounts by mistake after extremists abused new private media policy
Illustration by Alex Castro Twitter has reportedly suspended a number of accounts by mistake after far-right extremists began exploiting the platform’s new private me...
04:02 pm - Sat, December 4, 2021
The Verge Ludwigs livestream was interrupted by a copyright warning days after joining YouTube
Image: Ludwig via YouTube Just three days after Ludwig Ahgren left his massive Twitch following for YouTube, he was hit with what he thought was a suspension from the p...
02:00 pm - Sat, December 4, 2021
The Verge Buy two Nintendo Switch games and get one free at Best Buy
Buy two, get one free Best Buy is still hosting its mix-and-match sale featuring some excellent titles from the Nintendo Switch game library. Right now you can get a th...
04:07 am - Sat, December 4, 2021
The Verge Call of Duty made $3 billion in 2020, so of course Activision Blizzard is laying off QA
Image: Activision Blizzard One of the studios responsible for Call of Duty’s success is laying off QA testers that are reportedly earning $17 an hour for their work o...
04:07 am - Sat, December 4, 2021
The Verge Call of Duty made billions recently, so of course Activision Blizzard is laying off QA
Image: Activision Blizzard One of the studios responsible for Call of Duty’s success is laying off QA testers that are reportedly earning $17 an hour for their work o...
11:50 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Its the last Bandcamp Friday of 2021
Photo by Guillaume Payen/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images In March 2020, Bandcamp started a promotion where it would forego taking a revenue share from sales ar...
11:47 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Google TVs nifty new personalized profiles have been delayed
The individual user profiles that were expected to arrive on Google TV last month have been delayed, meaning those personalized content recommendations are unfortunately on hol...
10:48 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Google Photos Locked Folder is now rolling out to more Android phones
Google Photos’ Locked Folder feature, which promises to keep sensitive photos out of your main photo roll, is starting to roll out to non-Pixel phones, according to Android P...
10:00 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Halo Infinite will soon let you stick just to deathmatch
A screenshot from Halo Infinite’s multiplayer beta. | Screenshot by Sean Hollister / The Verge Halo Infinite’s multiplayer beta has been a blast so far, but one com...
09:09 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Nest Doorbells will sound a little more melodious this holiday season
Snowflakes and doorbells, the perfect duo | Image: Google Google announced this Wednesday on its Nest community blog the return of holiday-themed ringtones for Nest Doo...
08:52 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Today I learned you can surf YouTube on old Chromecasts with a hidden phone remote
Did you know the YouTube app on your older Chromecast has a hidden remote control that lets you surface an entire YouTube app that you can scroll? You just need to start castin...
08:26 pm - Fri, December 3, 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...
08:24 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Twitter losing design and engineering leaders in restructure under new CEO
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter’s new CEO is reorganizing the company, with two top executives being removed as part of the shakeup. A regulatory docu...
08:11 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Courtney Love says she has Elon Musks private emails
Courtney Love, ladies and gentlemen | Photo by Francesco Prandoni/Redferns Courtney Love Cobain, Elon Musk, Bernie Sanders, and Kendall Roy are all in the running to be...
07:43 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Valve says DayZ and five other games are now anti-cheat ready for Linux (and Steam Deck)
Image: Valve Valve’s Steam Deck handheld won’t have any exclusive games, but it is slowly filling in some holes in its Windows game library — Valve says Arma 3, D...
07:41 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge US State Department phones were reportedly hacked by NSO spyware
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge At least nine employees of the US State Department working in or with Uganda had their iPhones hacked with spyware made by NSO G...
07:36 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge As warehouses take off, they need to kick natural gas
Warehouses in Redlands, California, U.S., on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021.  | Roger Kisby/Bloomberg via Getty Images Warehouses are increasingly dominating the commercial ...
06:46 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Facebook Messenger is getting a built-in bill splitting feature
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Facebook parent company Meta is introducing a built-in bill splitting feature in Facebook Messenger that it will test with users...
06:38 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge NASA funds three companies to develop commercial space stations
Northrop Grumman space station | Image: Northrop Grumman NASA announced the selection of three US companies that will receive government funding to further develop priv...
06:08 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Facebook took down a fake Swiss scientist account that was part of an international misinfo campaign
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Buried deep within Facebook’s November report on Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior is a tale of international intrigue that see...
06:05 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Walmarts in-store Gamer Drop might be your best shot at a PS5, Xbox, or Switch OLED
Walmart’s Gamer Drop prominently features the big three new consoles that are difficult to get. | Image: Walmart Walmart has announced a new Gamer Drop event coming t...
05:49 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Face with tears of joy is once again the most-used emoji
24 face with tears of joy emoji, each more terrifying than the last. Until recently, I was a firm believer in the traditional smiley emoji. “It’s cute!” I used to...
05:47 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Sonys Spartacus could be PlayStations answer to Xbox Game Pass
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony is planning to create an Xbox Game Pass-like subscription service, according to Bloomberg. The company already offers two subscri...
04:58 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Once youre done with Arcane, play this League of Legends RPG
Arcane isn’t just one of the best new animated shows on Netflix — it’s also a great introduction to the vast and often inscrutable world of League of Legends. If you’ve...
04:23 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Amazon charges sellers fees that are high enough to offset losses from Prime, a new report says
A new report says Amazon charges small businesses fees that eat into profits | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The massive reach of Amazon’s e-commerce platfo...
03:23 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Apples MagSafe Battery Pack is down to its lowest price yet
Apple’s MagSafe Battery Pack is compatible with all iPhone 12 and 13 models. | Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Today marks one week since Black Friday (good riddance...
02:52 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Twitter removes thousands of accounts linked to Chinese Xinjiang propaganda
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has removed a total of 2,160 accounts linked to Chinese regional and state propaganda campaigns, the social network has ...
02:00 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Meet the Nvidia and AMD GPU hunters who turned battling bots into a full-time job
Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Falcodrin tells us the average gamer has barely any chance Continue reading… ...
01:00 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Jimmy Wales is selling his first Wikipedia edit as an NFT
Jimmy Wales / Christie’s Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales is selling a non-fungible token (or NFT) based on his first edit of the free encyclopedia. Auction house Chr...
12:00 pm - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Microsoft backtracks on Windows 11s controversial default browser changes
Microsoft is backtracking on changes it made to Windows 11 that made it more difficult to switch default browsers. A new test build of Windows 11 now allows users of Chrome, Fi...
09:46 am - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Netflix is turning viral Thanksgiving Mom tweet into a movie
Jamal Hinton and Wanda Dench. | Image: Jamal Hinton Five years after Jamal Hinton secured himself a seat at Wanda Dench’s thanksgiving dinner thanks to a wrong number...
06:42 am - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Pokmon Go now runs much smoother on iPhones
James Bareham / The Verge A new update to Pokémon Go for iOS lets you run the game at higher frame rates. With version 1.191.0’, the “advanced settings” section ...
05:00 am - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge The next N64 game for Nintendo Switch Online is Paper Mario
Nintendo launched its “Expansion Pack” for the Switch Online service back in October, which brought Sega Genesis and Nintendo 64 games to the library of playable retro titl...
01:17 am - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Google will wait until the new year to make more return to office plans
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is reconsidering its return-to-office plans again, saying that its US employees won’t have to adopt a hybrid work model...
01:01 am - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge Someone stole $120 million in crypto by hacking a DeFi website
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday night, someone drained funds from multiple cryptocurrency wallets connected to the decentralized finance platform B...
12:28 am - Fri, December 3, 2021
The Verge All 53,000 attendees of Anime NYC urged to get tested after one got Omicron
Photo by KENA BETANCUR/AFP via Getty Images Were you one of the 53,000 attendees of the Anime NYC 2021 convention in New York City, or know someone who did? New York Ci...
11:59 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Signal launches in-app sustainer program to accept donations from users
Signal users can make donations to the company within the app | Signal Secure messaging app Signal has launched a new feature that allows users to make donations within...
11:35 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge This is the Steam Decks box
The Steam Deck in its box. | Image: Valve Valve has shared a preview of the Steam Deck’s final package design ahead of the handheld gaming PC’s recently delayed lau...
10:56 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Zoom might pay you $25 as part of a class-action settlement
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Zoom has reached a settlement (PDF) in a class-action lawsuit over alleged privacy and security issues, and if you used the vide...
10:42 pm - Thu, December 2, 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...
10:23 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge My mad dash to catch up in time for Final Fantasy XIVs Endwalker expansion
Endwalker is coming, and I’m not ready for it. I came to Final Fantasy XIV only this year, ravenously tearing through A Realm Reborn and Heavensward before abandoning the gam...
10:15 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Qualcomms new always-on smartphone camera is a potential privacy nightmare
The front-facing camera on a Samsung smartphone. Next year’s Qualcomm processor will allow these cameras to always scan for your face, even when you’re not using the phone....
10:04 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Ransomware attack on Planned Parenthood LA exposes info for 400,000 patients
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Hackers were able to access files containing personal information for hundreds of thousands of Planned Parenthood Los Angeles pa...
09:10 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge How to arrange for your digital legacy
I’m about to introduce a topic that most of us would rather avoid: our digital legacy. In other words, what happens to all our digital stuff after we die? (And if your answer...
08:59 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge The FTC is suing to block Nvidias $40 billion purchase of Arm
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition of Arm just ran into another massive hurdle: the Federal Trade Commission, which announced to...
08:25 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge EA puts Apex Legends boss in charge of Battlefield as part of internal shakeup
EA is making a big change to the management of the Battlefield franchise by putting Vince Zampella, the CEO of Titanfall and Apex Legends-maker Respawn Entertainment, in charge...
08:14 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge This is not a drill please return these DeWalt wireless neckbuds for your safety
Wear a helmet but please remove the neckbuds | Image: DeWALT If you didn’t know that tool manufacturer DeWalt made wireless headphones, don’t worry — we hadn’t ...
07:17 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Google is making its first in-house smartwatch that could launch in 2022
This is not the new watch; we have not seen the new watch yet. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google is finally making its own in-house smartwatch that...
07:11 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge You, too, can have a Jack Dorsey-like block profile picture
My friend said this picture makes me look like Hide the Pain Harold. Following the news that Square is changing its name to Block, people started noticing (read: makin...
06:44 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Polestar teases its upcoming electric SUV, the Polestar 3, set for release in 2022
Polestar offered a glimpse of its upcoming electric SUV, the Polestar 3, which will be the Volvo performance sub-brand’s first car manufactured in the United States. The SUV...
05:52 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Luna Displays latest update lets you use a Mac as a second PC display
Luna Display’s latest update adds a helpful new feature: allowing you to hook up a Windows PC to a Mac laptop or desktop (including Apple’s flash M1 iMacs) to use as a seco...
05:00 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Apples frontline employees are struggling to survive
Illustrations by Jesse Zhang If you ask Jimmy Bailey what killed his best friend Mark Calivas, his answer is simple: “It was Apple.” How else could he explain how...
04:58 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge GM wont make new Bolt EVs until at least late January 2022
Photo by Andrew Liptak / The Verge General Motors won’t build any new Chevy Bolt EVs until at least the end of January 2022. The automaker will instead stay focused o...
04:21 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new Office UI is now rolling out to everyone
Microsoft is starting to roll out its new Office UI to all users this week. The visual update was originally announced earlier this year and went into testing over the summer. ...
04:01 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge New Google search features make it easier to find the right doctor
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge As part of efforts to expand the health information it provides, today Google announced a new feature in search that will allow ...
04:00 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Twenty percent of Xbox Cloud Gaming players only use touch controls
Over the past year, Microsoft has been steadily adding custom Xbox touch controls to more than 100 games that can be streamed to Android and iOS phones using its Xbox Cloud Gam...
03:10 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Rocket Lab unveils details of new reusable Neutron launcher
An artistic rendering of Neutron | Image: Rocket Lab This morning, small satellite launcher Rocket Lab unveiled the details of its future, more powerful Neutron rocket ...
03:00 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Why the metaverse is more than Mark Zuckerbergs dream
Grayson Blackmon / The Verge The company formerly known as Facebook has bet big on the metaverse. CEO Mark Zuckerberg hyped the already popular term in October, when he...
03:00 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge The quest to make an AI that can play competitive Pokmon
Image: Nintendo AI wanna be the very best, like no one ever was Continue reading… ...
02:05 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Govees immersive backlights are an affordable way to make your TV glow
Both Govee’s newest and last-gen Immersion TV LED backlights are on sale today. | Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge If you’re looking to step up your TV game and m...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge As tech founders resign, Congress loses its favorite targets
Alex Castro But they stand to gain a real chance at change Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Nikon Z FC review: fashion over focus
It might remind you of a vintage metal camera, but it’s all plastic Continue reading… ...
02:00 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Nvidia GeForce Now RTX 3080 membership tier arrives in Europe
A selection of the devices GeForce Now streams to. | Image: Nvidia Nvidia’s GeForce Now game streaming service is getting an RTX 3080-themed upgrade in Europe. Nvidia...
01:54 pm - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge The PS5 and Xbox Series X are available now at Target (update: sold out)
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Update 8:50AM ET, December 2nd: Target appears to have sold out of consoles for now. Shopping for a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series...
11:38 am - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Microsofts new Windows prompts try to stop people downloading Chrome
Microsoft’s new Edge prompt. Microsoft has never been a fan of Windows users downloading Chrome instead of using Edge, but the company has now stepped up its campaign...
11:14 am - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Heres how Googles experimental 3D telepresence booth works
Image: Google In a new research paper, Google has detailed the tech behind its impressive Project Starline demo from this year’s I/O conference. Project Starline is e...
10:43 am - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Tesla announces all-electric $1,900 Cyberquad for kids
Tesla has quietly launched a $1,900 four-wheel ATV for kids. The Cyberquad for Kids is available to order right now from Tesla’s website, and will begin shipping in two to fo...
04:06 am - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Apple may have a problem with iPhone demand as well as supply
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple is indicating to its iPhone 13 component suppliers that it may not order as many units as expected due to a drop in demand, acco...
02:25 am - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Federal court blocks Texas law banning viewpoint discrimination on social media
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images A federal judge has blocked a Texas law that aimed to limit large social platforms’ ability to moderate content on the grounds that...
01:27 am - Thu, December 2, 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 Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have come and gone, ...
12:19 am - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Apples notebook upgrade program could get businesses new M1 Macs for $30 per month
Mac notebook upgrade program marketing to apparent business partners | Image: @MaxWinebach Apple has apparently introduced a business-only program that enables members ...
12:13 am - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Ubiquiti hack may have been an inside job, federal charges suggest
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge An indictment from the Department of Justice suggests that the Ubiquiti hack reported in January, and subsequent whistleblower c...
12:06 am - Thu, December 2, 2021
The Verge Shopify has a textbook pirate problem, publishers allege
Five major publishers have sued Shopify over pirated learning materials like PDFs of ebooks and test materials, saying the e-commerce platform fails to remove listings and stor...
11:31 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Sonys $9,000 drone is now available to order ahead of a December 24th ship date
Sony’s new Airpeak S1 drone. | Image: Sony Sony’s $9,000 Airpeak S1 drone is now available to order, the company announced Wednesday. It’s expected to ship starti...
11:00 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Qualcomms new G3x platform could usher in a new wave of Nintendo Switch-alikes
The Snapdragon G3x Handheld Gaming Developer Kit. | Image: Qualcomm Qualcomm is upping its investment in gaming with a new Snapdragon G3x Gen 1 Gaming Platform, which...
11:00 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Qualcomms Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is its latest attempt to hit a Windows on Arm home run
Qualcomm has announced its latest flagship chip for PCs: the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3, which, as the name implies, succeeds last year’s 8cx Gen 2 model and offers some substantia...
10:53 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Amazon Alexa can now respond to running water and bleeping appliances
Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon has expanded sound detection for routines, as well as made Alexa’s prescription refill skill available to Amazon Pharmacy cust...
10:29 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge A new Matrix Resurrections trailer is all about change
Warner Bros. Let’s get something out of the way: this is The Verge, and if there is any movie we are going to cover the shit out of, it’s The Matrix Resurrections ...
09:59 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Frances Haugen is kicking Congress into gear on 230 reform
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified for the second time before Congress on Wednesday. But instead of explaining Facebook’s...
09:48 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Jack Dorseys Square is changing its name to Block
Square, a financial services company co-founded by now-former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, is changing its name to Block, the company announced Wednesday. Square has grown beyond j...
09:33 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Nvidias new RTX 2060 12GB graphics card is coming to quell shortages
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang unveiling the RTX 2060 graphics card in 2019. | Photo by Nvidia In February 2021, Nvidia committed to reissuing some of its older GPUs — namel...
09:29 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Apple Musics terrible year in review is giving me serious Spotify Wrapped FOMO
It’s December 1st, which for Spotify users, means the annual tradition of the music streaming service’s Spotify Wrapped roundup: customized, flashy infographics of the top ...
09:02 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge HMD Global backs out of Nokia 9 PureView Android 11 upgrade, blames camera system
The Nokia 9 PureView was launched in 2019 with a rare five-camera system. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge HMD Global is not only reneging on its promise to bring A...
08:54 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Facebook removes block on searches for Kyle Rittenhouse
Kyle Rittenhouse can rejoin Facebook if he wants, after being acquitted of murder charges in November. | Photo by Sean Krajacic - Pool/Getty Images Facebook on Wednesda...
08:46 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Honor 60 announced in China with vlogging-focused gesture controls
The Honor 60 series. | Image: Honor Honor, the former Huawei sub-brand that split from the Chinese tech giant last year, has announced its latest handsets for the Chine...
08:30 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Big techs first generation of founders starts to step aside
Massive tech companies like Google, Amazon, Netflix, and more have had a huge impact on the way we live our lives, and have had incredible levels of financial success. Another ...
08:25 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Verizon teams up with B&O on pricey Android TV soundbars for cord-cutters
The Verizon logo can return to your living room and you’re technically still a cord-cutter ($399 Verizon Stream TV Soundbar shown) | Image: Inside Verizon YouTube Channel ...
07:03 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Respawn stops selling the original Titanfall
Respawn Entertainment has decided to end sales of the original Titanfall game. A note about Titanfall. pic.twitter.com/Ew232HkUIo— Respawn (@Respawn) December 1, 2021 St...
06:33 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Windows 11 is getting some much-needed taskbar and Start menu improvements
Windows 11’s taskbar is a giant step back in usability compared to Windows 10, and now Microsoft is starting to make improvements. A new update that’s currently being teste...
06:31 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge TikTok rolls out Creator Next and expands money-making opportunities for creators
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge TikTok has announced that it’s rolling out Creator Next, a single hub for all of the platform's monetization tools, and it als...
06:22 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Xbox is letting more people test the very latest console features
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is opening up its invite-only Xbox testing rings for more console testers to get access to the very latest features. X...
05:55 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Renewables see record growth in 2021, but supply chain problems loom
Photovoltaic modules at a solar power plant near Golmud, Qinghai province, China, on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. | Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images 2021 is on course...
05:48 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Spotify Wrapped 2021 is here to take over your social media
Spotify Wrapped 2021 | Image: Spotify Spotify has released its eagerly anticipated Wrapped experience revealing the most listened to artists and albums for (most of) 20...
05:00 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Google announces grab bag of new Android features for the end of 2021
Image: Google Google has a bevy of new features coming soon to Android, including new widgets for YouTube Music, Google Play Books, and Google Photos; new Android Auto ...
04:38 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge General Motors announces it will build a new cathode plant in North America
General Motors announced that it will construct a new cathode factory in North America for its electric vehicle batteries. The factory, which will be built under a joint ventur...
04:38 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Barnes & Noble announces new Nook GlowLight 4, says it cares for real this time
Barnes & Noble has once again remembered that it ostensibly wants to sell e-readers and has announced the Nook GlowLight 4, a $149 e-reader that offers a refreshed design, ...
04:33 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Hawkeyes trick USB arrow is in desperate need of a dongle
Photo: Marvel Studios In the third episode of Hawkeye, Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld) does something very unexpected: she requests a USB dongle in the midst of a battle...
04:19 pm - Wed, December 1, 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 ...
04:15 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Jabra Elite 7 Pro review: somethings missing
Jabra’s latest earbuds impress on voice quality but arrive without the company’s signature feature Continue reading… ...
04:08 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge CVS Pharmacys Spoken Rx prescription labels are now available at all locations
All CVS Pharmacy locations in the US now offer Spoken Rx prescription labels for blind and vision-impaired patients. | Photo by Victoria Arocho/Bloomberg via Getty Images ...
04:00 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Reddit is adding new real-time features, including a live upvote count
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Reddit is introducing some big changes on Wednesday by adding new real-time features. Perhaps the biggest update is that the num...
04:00 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Microsoft Teams Essentials is a new standalone version for small businesses
Microsoft is creating its first standalone version of Microsoft Teams for small businesses. Microsoft Teams Essentials will be priced at $4 per user per month and provide acces...
04:00 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Biden administration issues new framework forspacepolicy, with a focus on climate change
Vice President Kamala Harris speaking at an event at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center on November 5th, 2021 | Image: NASA/Taylor Mickal Today, Vice President Kamala...
03:55 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Match Group will pay Tinders co-founders $441 million over valuation lawsuit
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Match Group will pay Tinder’s co-founders and original team $441 million to settle a years-long lawsuit over allegations that ...
03:36 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Amazon acknowledges its Appstore is breaking on Android 12
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Shortly after Google rolled out the Android 12 update in October, users started noticing that they’re unable to use any of the...
03:15 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Qualcomms new always-on smartphone camera is a privacy nightmare
The front-facing camera on a Samsung smartphone. Next year’s Qualcomm processor will allow these cameras to always scan for your face, even when you’re not using the phone....
03:05 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Samsung refreshes two budget A-series phones with 5G and higher prices
The Samsung Galaxy A13 will be an AT&T exclusive starting December 3rd, 2021, before being available on T-Mobile and Samsung.com in early 2022. | Samsung With 2022 ...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Nintendos new Big Brain Academy turns brainteasers into a party game
2021 is shaping up to be the year of party games on the Switch. This year, Nintendo has released new entries in the WarioWare and Mario Party franchises, and now it’s complet...
02:00 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Big techs first generation of founders starts to step aside
Massive tech companies like Google, Amazon, Netflix, and more have had a huge impact on the way we live our lives, and have had incredible levels of financial success. Another ...
01:48 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge The Apple Watch Series 6 is still available for $100 off at Best Buy
The last-gen Apple Watch Series 6 is just $299 at Best Buy. | Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Cyber Monday may be over, but Cyber Week continues. If at any poin...
01:11 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge California is getting its first real autonomous delivery service thanks to Nuro and 7-Eleven
Nuro, a leader in autonomous delivery vehicles, is kicking off a new service in California in partnership with 7-Eleven. The company will deliver convenience store products to ...
12:21 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Fortnites new Party Worlds put the focus firmly on socializing
Walnut World is one of the two debut Party Worlds. | Image: Epic “Party Worlds” are new spaces coming to Fortnite which are designed to focus on socializing over co...
12:00 pm - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Nothings debut earbuds now come in black
The Ear 1 earbuds and case, now in black. | Image: Nothing Nothing’s Ear 1 earbuds, which launched earlier this year in a fetching white and transparent plastic color...
11:00 am - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Polaris new Ranger XP Kinetic is an all-electric side-by-side with a lot of horsepower
Polaris has unveiled the Ranger XP Kinetic, an all-electric side-by-side and the first vehicle to emerge from the collaboration between the Minneapolis-based company and Zero M...
03:32 am - Wed, December 1, 2021
The Verge Elizabeth Holmes admits that she was CEO of Theranos, the company she founded
Getty ‘The buck stops with you?’ Continue reading… ...
11:22 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Microsoft is selling ugly Windows sweaters again, and this time, its Minesweeper
Image: Microsoft Microsoft has launched a new Windows software-themed ugly sweater on its Xbox Gear Shop dedicated to the infamous Windows game Minesweeper. It’s well...
11:19 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Edge users arent happy about Microsofts built-in buy now, pay later tool
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft is tacking on a “buy now, pay later” extension to Edge that prompts users to use short-term financing service Zip ...
11:01 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Amazon faces new pressure over COVID protections in warehouses
Amazon workers protested outside a warehouse last year | Spencer Platt / Getty Images Amazon is facing new questions over failed COVID protections in its fulfillment ce...
11:00 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Qualcomms new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip is here to power the Android flagships of 2022
Qualcomm has a new flagship smartphone processor: the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, announced at the company’s annual Snapdragon Tech Summit, giving an early preview at the brains behi...
10:00 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Twitch will use machine learning to detect people evading bans
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitch is furthering its efforts to reduce harassment with a new tool that uses machine learning to detect people who may be att...
09:37 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge The latest Quest update brings cloud backups and a mixed reality view
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Meta has delivered a new batch of features for Quest headsets in an update rolling out today. The changes include cloud back...
08:56 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge These transparent Apple prototypes clearly show the greatness of see-through gadgets
Image: Giulio Zompetti Apple device collector Giulio Zompetti has photographed a prototype 29W Apple charging brick, and it may be one of the rare instances where the p...
08:53 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Android 101: How to stop location tracking
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Location tracking can be very handy — it’s convenient when an app can tell you, say, where the nearby restaurants or gas sta...
08:50 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Why Red Notice was able to beat Bird Box as Netflixs biggest movie debut ever
Image: Frank Masi/Netflix Netflix’s heist drama Red Notice has officially overthrown Bird Box as the streaming service’s biggest movie debut to date, with over 328 ...
08:50 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Levels Health review: optimize your fitness with a $400 glucose tracker
The key to the Levels Health system is a device that constantly monitors glucose levels in your bloodstream Real-time glucose tracking for fitness-based purposes is...
08:09 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Star Trek creators signature will live long and prosper in new NFT
DECEMBER 7: Actors Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley and William Shatner pose for a portrait with writer Gene Roddenberry and director Robert Wise during the filming of the movie ...
07:50 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Cyber Monday spending was reportedly down due to early shopping
Cyber Monday sales were down 1.4 percent year over year, according to a report from Adobe Analytics. Shoppers spent $10.7 billion this year, $100 million less than the $10.8 bi...
07:26 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals you can still get
If you missed out on a few great deals during Cyber Monday or Black Friday, don’t worry, you still have another chance to save big on some popular tech products. It’s “Cy...
06:25 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge The leader of Facebooks stalled cryptocurrency project is leaving the company
Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Facebook cryptocurrency chief David Marcus announced today that he’s leaving the company. The former PayPal executive joined ...
06:17 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge This browser extension shows how many brands on Amazon are actually just Amazon
Image: The Markup A new browser extension promises to show you which products in your Amazon search results are sold by brands that are either owned by or are exclusive...
06:07 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Levels Health review: optimize your fitness with a $400 glucose tracker
The key to the Levels Health system is a device that constantly monitors glucose levels in your bloodstream Real-time glucose tracking for fitness-based purposes is...
05:37 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge GTA Trilogys next big patch fixes spelling errors, rain, and CJs face covering the camera
The patch apparently fixes some problems with rain. | Image: Rockstar Rockstar’s next Title Update for Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition looks ...
05:35 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge BMW shows off its new XM hybrid concept vehicle
The BMW Concept XM | BMW BMW has revealed a new concept plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, the first in its M class to get an electric motor, the company announced. The ...
05:30 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Netflixs genre slate for 2022 includes The Sandman and The Witcher: Blood Origin
Netflix still has some big releases in store this year — including Don’t Look Up and the second season of The Witcher — but the streaming service is also looking forward ...
05:22 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Square Enix warns players that servers might struggle with FFXIVs next big expansion
With Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker launching in early access this week and officially on December 7th, Square Enix is warning players that they might face the longest log-in queu...
04:45 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge ElonMusksays Raptor engine production is a disaster that putsSpaceXat risk of bankruptcy
Photo by PATRICK PLEUL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images On Black Friday, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk sent an anxious email to his company’s employees, urging them to work over the ...
04:31 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Twitter bans posting pictures of private individuals against their wishes
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter will now let private individuals request takedowns of pictures or videos featuring them. The company announced the chang...
04:23 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Google engineers claim they were fired for following its dont be evil policy
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Three ex-Google employees claim that Google has a contractual obligation to abide by its well-known “don’t be evil” policy...
04:12 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Razers Qualcomm-powered handheld console leaks
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Qualcomm appears to be collaborating with Razer on a new gaming handheld developer kit built around its upcoming Snapdragon G3X ...
03:30 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge How an Excel TikToker manifested her way to making six figures a day
Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Taking an unconventional route to a conventional business Continue reading… ...
03:22 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals you can still get
If you missed out on a few great deals during Cyber Monday or Black Friday, don’t worry, you still have another chance to save big on some popular tech products. It’s “Cy...
03:00 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Procedural storytelling is exploding the possibilities of video game narratives
Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer’s Legacy. Authorship takes on an all-new meaning in games where the plot is yet to be written Continue reading… ...
02:41 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge A dating app not Facebook or Clubhouse cracked getting audio to go viral
Hello! I’m back from Thanksgiving break and now have mashed potatoes for brains. Really, I’ve eaten mashed potatoes five days in a row. I can stop, but I won’t stop until...
02:03 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge NASA delays spacewalk due to threat of space debris
The International Space Station | Image: NASA Early this morning, NASA postponed a spacewalk scheduled to occur outside the International Space Station today, after get...
01:58 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals you can still get
If you missed out on a few great deals during Cyber Monday or Black Friday, don’t worry, you still have another chance to save big on some popular tech products. It’s “Cy...
01:00 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge The NBA is partnering with Infinite Objects to put your Top Shot NFTs on display IRL
NBA Top Shot moments are one of the most high-profile NFT successes so far, part of the initial early hype wave for the blockchain-based art that’s become one of the biggest ...
12:00 pm - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge iRobot Roomba update uses AI to avoid knocking over your Christmas tree
The Roomba j7 Plus, released this year. | Image: iRobot iRobot has released a holiday-themed update for its latest robot vacuum cleaners to help them handle the cleanin...
11:53 am - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Rocket Leagues mobile spinoff is now available worldwide
Rocket League Sideswipe, a mobile version of the popular car-based soccer game, is now available on iOS and Android. The game started rolling out on November 15th in Oceania, b...
11:12 am - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge BBC iPlayer finally arrives on PS5 with 4K support
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The BBC is finally bringing its iPlayer app to the PS5 in the UK today, more than a year after the console’s original release. Brits...
10:17 am - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Meta ordered to sell Giphy by UK regulator
Meta, the company formally known as “Facebook.” | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The UK’s competition regulator has officially ruled that Facebook parent...
06:59 am - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge FIFA is trialling limb-tracking tech to catch offside players
Photo by Harriet Lander/Getty Images FIFA, the global governing body of the sport variously known as football and soccer, is trialling new technology that tracks player...
04:03 am - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Many T-Mobile customers report they cant call Verizon, AT&T, or other T-Mobile numbers
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile customers have been reporting issues making and receiving calls all afternoon, with problems frequently linked to Veriz...
03:14 am - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Elizabeth Holmes says Theranos former president abused her
Getty “I have molded you,” Sunny Balwani texted Continue reading… ...
02:48 am - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge The best Cyber Monday deals still available
Cyber Monday isn’t over yet, even if some deals are becoming more difficult to find. We’ve adapted our coverage to make sure that you’re only seeing the latest and best d...
01:43 am - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Jack steps back
Photo by MARCO BELLO/AFP via Getty Images One day in 2011, Jack Dorsey called an all-hands meeting at Twitter. The company was in the middle of a push to redesign Twitt...
12:58 am - Tue, November 30, 2021
The Verge Ludwig, the streamer who broke the all-time Twitch subs record this year, is moving to YouTube Gaming
Ludwig posted a video announcing the move Monday. | Image: Ludwig (via YouTube) Ludwig Ahgren, a streamer perhaps best known for his month-long subathon that took place...