• At $299, the iPad with 128GB of storage is this week's best deal By The Verge   -   Aug 17, 2019

    AT $299, THE IPAD WITH 128GB OF STORAGE IS THIS WEEK'S BEST DEAL

    Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge This weekend, you can save on a variety of tech products, including the sixth-generation iPad, the...

    PlayStation, Tablet, Tech, Apple, iPad
  • Ikea goes all in on smart home tech By The Verge   -   Aug 17, 2019

    IKEA GOES ALL IN ON SMART HOME TECH

    Ikea Ikea is formalizing what has recently become all too obvious: the company is making a major bet on smart home tech as a source...

    Tech, Google
  • New ceramic and titanium Apple Watch models spotted in watchOS 6 beta By The Verge   -   Aug 17, 2019

    NEW CERAMIC AND TITANIUM APPLE WATCH MODELS SPOTTED IN WATCHOS 6 BETA

    Apple's latest watchOS beta appears to have revealed the company's plans for new Apple Watch models. Just days after spotting a potential...

    iPhone, Apple
  • Teardown videos prove Nintendo's revised Switch with new CPU lasts longer on a charge By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    TEARDOWN VIDEOS PROVE NINTENDO'S REVISED SWITCH WITH NEW CPU LASTS LONGER ON A CHARGE

    Photo by Sam Byford / The Verge Nintendo claims that the only difference between its new, revised Switch and the older model is improved...

    Hardware
  • Nationwide US Customs computer outage causes gigantic lines at airports By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    NATIONWIDE US CUSTOMS COMPUTER OUTAGE CAUSES GIGANTIC LINES AT AIRPORTS

    Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images Airports around the United States are experiencing delays in processing international travelers...

  • Apple sues startup for creating a software copy of the iPhone By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    APPLE SUES STARTUP FOR CREATING A SOFTWARE COPY OF THE IPHONE

    Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge For more than a year, a company called Corellium has been offering hackers a virtual iPhone....

    Mobile, iPhone, iOS, Apple
  • How to make and share your own Instagram face filters By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    HOW TO MAKE AND SHARE YOUR OWN INSTAGRAM FACE FILTERS

    A tool that lets you create custom face filters and other excellent effects for Instagram, Spark AR Studio is now available to all...

    Phone, Instagram, Mobile, Facebook
  • The looming Obi-Wan TV series is another hint at Disney's planned streaming tactics By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    THE LOOMING OBI-WAN TV SERIES IS ANOTHER HINT AT DISNEY'S PLANNED STREAMING TACTICS

    Ewan McGregor is reportedly in talks to return to his iconic Star Wars role in an Obi-Wan Kenobi series for Disney's Disney+ streaming...

  • If you've bought a Nintendo Switch since July 17th, you might be able to upgrade for free By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    IF YOU'VE BOUGHT A NINTENDO SWITCH SINCE JULY 17TH, YOU MIGHT BE ABLE TO UPGRADE FOR FREE

    Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Nintendo made a lightly updated version of the original Switch console that offers improvements...

  • Huawei may challenge Google Maps' dominance with its own mapping tech By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    HUAWEI MAY CHALLENGE GOOGLE MAPS' DOMINANCE WITH ITS OWN MAPPING TECH

    Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Huawei is developing a “mapping service,” according to a report by state-run news outlet China...

    Tech, Google
  • Fundo is a new digital meet-and-greet service for creators from Google's Area 120 incubator By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    FUNDO IS A NEW DIGITAL MEET-AND-GREET SERVICE FOR CREATORS FROM GOOGLE'S AREA 120 INCUBATOR

    Google's Area 120 incubator has a new project: the fantastically named Fundo , a digital meet-and-greet service for creators, revealed...

    Phone, Google
  • Segway-Ninebot introduces an e-scooter that can drive itself to a charging station By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    SEGWAY-NINEBOT INTRODUCES AN E-SCOOTER THAT CAN DRIVE ITSELF TO A CHARGING STATION

    Photo by Christoph Soeder/picture alliance via Getty Images Segway-Ninebot has a solution for all of those dockless electric scooters...

    Twitter, Tech
  • Democrats plead with Pai to delay T-Mobile-Sprint vote By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    DEMOCRATS PLEAD WITH PAI TO DELAY T-MOBILE-SPRINT VOTE

    Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission announced that it would be charging ahead...

    Telecom, Mobile
  • The Best Anime of 2019: an ongoing list By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    THE BEST ANIME OF 2019: AN ONGOING LIST

    Alex Castro / The Verge From slimes to crimes and psychics to students

  • Runkeeper will stop supporting Wear OS ‘in a few weeks' By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    RUNKEEPER WILL STOP SUPPORTING WEAR OS ‘IN A FEW WEEKS'

    Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Runkeeper this week announced that it will discontinue its Wear OS app in the next few weeks, as...

    Android
  • Beto O'Rourke seeks new limits on Section 230 as part of gun violence proposal By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    BETO O'ROURKE SEEKS NEW LIMITS ON SECTION 230 AS PART OF GUN VIOLENCE PROPOSAL

    Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images On Friday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a sweeping policy plan...

    Twitter, Tech, Facebook
  • YouTube is hiring managers to work with political creators By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    YOUTUBE IS HIRING MANAGERS TO WORK WITH POLITICAL CREATORS

    YouTube is hiring managers to work specifically with progressive political publishers and conservative political publishers as the...

  • Canoo's CEO steps away as the startup shows off EV designs By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    CANOO'S CEO STEPS AWAY AS THE STARTUP SHOWS OFF EV DESIGNS

    Image: Canoo Automotive startup Canoo is teasing the designs of its planned electric vehicles, and it has spent the last few months...

  • Fortnite's next tournament will also be its most controversial, thanks to mech suits By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    FORTNITE'S NEXT TOURNAMENT WILL ALSO BE ITS MOST CONTROVERSIAL, THANKS TO MECH SUITS

    The future of competitive Fortnite kicks off tomorrow with the Champion Series , and it's proving to be the most controversial e-sports...

  • Twitter tests hiding direct messages it thinks are abusive By The Verge   -   Aug 16, 2019

    TWITTER TESTS HIDING DIRECT MESSAGES IT THINKS ARE ABUSIVE

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is testing a new feature that will automatically hide direct messages that its automated...

    Twitter