• Florida detectives attempted to use a dead suspect's fingerprint to unlock his phone By The Verge   -   Apr 23, 2018

    FLORIDA DETECTIVES ATTEMPTED TO USE A DEAD SUSPECT'S FINGERPRINT TO UNLOCK HIS PHONE

    A pair of Florida police detectives attempted to use a dead suspect's finger to unlock his phone after he was killed by police officers...

    Windows, Phone
  • A number of Gmail users got spam messages - from themselves By The Verge   -   Apr 22, 2018

    A NUMBER OF GMAIL USERS GOT SPAM MESSAGES - FROM THEMSELVES

    Gmail is usually pretty good about filtering out unwanted spam messages, but a number of users reported earlier today that their inboxes...

  • Wikipedia has added page previews for easier browsing By The Verge   -   Apr 22, 2018

    WIKIPEDIA HAS ADDED PAGE PREVIEWS FOR EASIER BROWSING

    Wikipedia added a useful new feature earlier this week: page previews. The Wikimedia foundation says that it's “one of the largest...

    Windows
  • Here are the 4 best moments from the first big Fortnite e-sports tournament By The Verge   -   Apr 22, 2018

    HERE ARE THE 4 BEST MOMENTS FROM THE FIRST BIG FORTNITE E-SPORTS TOURNAMENT

    Hundreds of fans, semi-pros, and big names from the world of e-sports, YouTube, and Twitch streaming descended on the Esports Arena...

  • General Magic is a nostalgic film about the ‘90s startup that imagined the smartphone By The Verge   -   Apr 22, 2018

    GENERAL MAGIC IS A NOSTALGIC FILM ABOUT THE ‘90S STARTUP THAT IMAGINED THE SMARTPHONE

    Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review...

    Smartphone, iPhone, Apple
  • The science fiction film Jonathan mixes Fight Club with Charlie Kaufman By The Verge   -   Apr 22, 2018

    THE SCIENCE FICTION FILM JONATHAN MIXES FIGHT CLUB WITH CHARLIE KAUFMAN

    Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review...

    Science
  • The FTC warns of robot calling spam targeting Chinese speakers By The Verge   -   Apr 22, 2018

    THE FTC WARNS OF ROBOT CALLING SPAM TARGETING CHINESE SPEAKERS

    The Federal Trade Commission warned this week that mobile spam calls are now targeting the Chinese community in the US, with the robocaller...

    Phone, Mobile
  • This podcast about the US Constitution puts a human face on the founding document By The Verge   -   Apr 22, 2018

    THIS PODCAST ABOUT THE US CONSTITUTION PUTS A HUMAN FACE ON THE FOUNDING DOCUMENT

    The US Constitution and the rights that it enshrines come up a lot if you listen to politicians, activists, protesters, or read the...

  • Valve has acquired Firewatch studio Campo Santo By The Verge   -   Apr 22, 2018

    VALVE HAS ACQUIRED FIREWATCH STUDIO CAMPO SANTO

    Video game distributor Valve has acquired Firewatch developer Camp Santo, according to Kotaku. Campo Santo confirmed the news in a...

  • Product launch: a trip to the Taco Bell Space Station By The Verge   -   Apr 22, 2018

    PRODUCT LAUNCH: A TRIP TO THE TACO BELL SPACE STATION

    “I don't want the Taco Bell International Space Station. I think it goes against what the public perceives the space station is supposed...

  • What do you think Android P will be called? By The Verge   -   Apr 22, 2018

    WHAT DO YOU THINK ANDROID P WILL BE CALLED?

    It's never too early to start speculating about what Google's going to name the next version of Android. And with Google I/O just a...

    Google, Android
  • Apple is replacing the batteries for some 13-inch MacBook Pros By The Verge   -   Apr 21, 2018

    APPLE IS REPLACING THE BATTERIES FOR SOME 13-INCH MACBOOK PROS

    Apple has unveiled a program to replace the batteries of some non-Touch Bar 13-inch MacBook Pros for free. The company says that a...

    Apple
  • Amazon won't let users review James Comey's new book if they didn't purchase it through the site By The Verge   -   Apr 21, 2018

    AMAZON WON'T LET USERS REVIEW JAMES COMEY'S NEW BOOK IF THEY DIDN'T PURCHASE IT THROUGH THE SITE

    Amazon is restricting users from posting reviews of former FBI Director James Comey's new book, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and...

  • Netflix's Cargo has a few new ideas for the zombie genre By The Verge   -   Apr 21, 2018

    NETFLIX'S CARGO HAS A FEW NEW IDEAS FOR THE ZOMBIE GENRE

    Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review...

  • The Wikileaks Shop says that Coinbase has suspended its account By The Verge   -   Apr 21, 2018

    THE WIKILEAKS SHOP SAYS THAT COINBASE HAS SUSPENDED ITS ACCOUNT

    San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has reportedly closed an account opened by whistleblowing site Wikileaks for its...

    Phone
  • Ikea's first Bluetooth speakers show it's still figuring out tech By The Verge   -   Apr 21, 2018

    IKEA'S FIRST BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS SHOW IT'S STILL FIGURING OUT TECH

    Ikea's been working its way into the tech space for the past few years. It started with wireless chargers, got into smart lights last...

    Tech
  • Ox, the truck that can be packed flat like Ikea furniture, is headed to pre-production By The Verge   -   Apr 21, 2018

    OX, THE TRUCK THAT CAN BE PACKED FLAT LIKE IKEA FURNITURE, IS HEADED TO PRE-PRODUCTION

    The Ox, a slab-sided, flatpack vehicle designed to bring mobility to the developing world, just took one step closer to reality. Oil...

    Mobile
  • 7 new trailers you should watch this week By The Verge   -   Apr 21, 2018

    7 NEW TRAILERS YOU SHOULD WATCH THIS WEEK

    Westworld starts up again this weekend after a little more than a year away. I had a very love / hate relationship with the first season....

  • Last call on Amazon Echo discounts, sales on smart TVs and a Verge exclusive deal By The Verge   -   Apr 21, 2018

    LAST CALL ON AMAZON ECHO DISCOUNTS, SALES ON SMART TVS AND A VERGE EXCLUSIVE DEAL

    Between robotic vacuums, voice-activated light switches and virtual assistants, the smart home tech business is booming. As smart home...

    Tech
  • The new Star Wars novel goes deep into the past and future of Han Solo By The Verge   -   Apr 21, 2018

    THE NEW STAR WARS NOVEL GOES DEEP INTO THE PAST AND FUTURE OF HAN SOLO

    Solo: A Star Wars Story hits theaters in just over a month. The standalone Star Wars film follows in the footsteps of Rogue One : a...