Can the Sony A1 keep up with NYC? 0 (0)

From The Verge. Sony’s top-of-the-line Alpha 1 mirrorless camera checks every spec box and comes with every feature. It’s one of the most capable cameras you can buy. We hit up one of NYC’s fastest cyclists, Terry Barentsen, to see how well it can keep up under pressure. If you buy something from a Verge…

Apple WWDC 2021 keynote in 23 minutes 0 (0)

From The Verge. Apple just wrapped up its opening WWDC 2021 keynote and gave us our first looks at iOS 15, iPadOS, macOS Monterey, watchOS 8, new health features, privacy updates, improvements to FaceTime, and many more. We compiled all the highlights for you in this video, but, spoiler alert: no new hardware was introduced…

Ford reveals the new electric F-150 Lightning truck 0 (0)

From The Verge. Ford unveiled the F-150 Lightning, the company’s first electric pickup truck. The base model, which comes with a battery that can supply 230 miles of range, starts at $39,974, while the extended range version starts in the mid-$50,000s and can go about 300 miles. There are other unique features, like an onboard…

iPad Pro (2021) review: dream screen 0 (0)

From The Verge. The all-new 2021 iPad Pro has Apple’s latest M1 processor, originally designed for the MacBook Air. The 12.9-inch version also has an incredible Mini LED screen, making it the best thing for watching movies that isn’t a TV. But for all that, is it still an iPad? Dieter Bohn reviews. If you…

Apple AirTags: the most Apple 0 (0)

From The Verge. We took Apple AirTags out for a spin — Dieter and Vjeran played a game of hide-and-seek, seeing if an AirTag is really good enough to reveal location when it’s lost. Dieter also goes over how this $29 location tracker works, how it protects your privacy, and whether or not it can…

The glass fibers connecting our wireless world 0 (0)

From The Verge. All modern means of communication rely on glass. From the Gorilla glass on our phones to the infotainment screens on our cars. But when I think of the internet I think of 5G, Starlink satellites, and WiFi, and I never think about the 750,000 miles of fiber optic cables currently running under…

Apple Spring 2021 event in 11 minutes 0 (0)

From The Verge. Apple announces new iMac, AirTags, iPad Pro with the M1 processor, and more at its Spring Loaded event. Here’s everything from the hour-long event in 11 minutes. Read more: https://bit.ly/32vV0tJ Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvX The Vergecast Podcast: https://pod.link/430333725 Decoder with…

OnePlus Watch review: boring looks, basic features 0 (0)

From The Verge. The OnePlus Watch is the first smartwatch from OnePlus. It costs just $159 and lasts up to two weeks between charges, but it also does a lot less than competing smartwatches from Samsung, Fossil, Apple, and others. Read more: https://bit.ly/3uKr7Sr Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvX…

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS: an electric S-Class with over 400 miles of range 0 (0)

From The Verge. The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS is an electric S-Class sedan with over 400 miles of range and a massive 56-inch touchscreen. The interior is packed with luxuriantly appointed features, and ride quality is refined. But do we really need more luxury EVs? Read more: https://bit.ly/3mDazcc Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on…

OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro review 0 (0)

From The Verge. The OnePlus 9 Pro and OnePlus 9 are here. There’s a new screen, faster wireless charging, and big claims about the camera partnership with Hasselblad. Can it all measure up against the Galaxy S21 lineup? In this review, Dieter Bohn and Allison Johnson put each smartphone to the test. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The…

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2021 in 3 minutes 0 (0)

From The Verge. At its second Unpacked event of the year, Samsung officially unveiled three of its next A-series phones: the Galaxy A52, A52 5G, and A72. Key specs across the board include IP67 water and dust resistance, brighter screens with faster refresh rates, and a 64-megapixel main camera with optical image stabilization. All three…

My favorite open earbuds 0 (0)

From The Verge. There are headphones, and then there are headphones that leave your ears open to hearing the world around you. If you want to listen to music or podcast and also want to stay safe on a bike, open ear headphones are the way to go. Dieter Bohn looks at five options, from…

The internet’s most important law is being rewritten 0 (0)

From The Verge. US lawmakers want to change Section 230, a pivotal moderation clause that’s often called the internet’s most important law. But critics say that changing Section 230 could cause more problems than it solves. Learn more: http://bit.ly/3uZ0RVw Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvX…

DJI FPV drone review: fast and furious 0 (0)

From The Verge. DJI is joining the cinematic FPV trend and is releasing its first FPV drone. The drone is bundled together with DJI’s existing goggles and a brand new controller. We take a look at how it compares to the rest of the market and how hard it is to fly FPV? Correction: At…

The ID 4 is VW’s electric SUV for the masses 0 (0)

From The Verge. The Volkswagen ID 4 is the German automaker’s most important car in decades. It’s also one of the most relaxed EVs we’ve ever driven. Our review of the ID 4 found a lot to like, including whimsical design touches, decent range, and a connection to a large and growing EV charging network.…

Apple Fitness Plus two-month review 0 (0)

From The Verge. Often in our reviews the question is “Is this thing good?”, but for the Apple Fitness+ review the real question becomes “Who is it good for?”. Four Verge staffers spent months exercising with Apple’s latest service to see how it compares to others like Peloton and if it’s worth your money. If…

I underestimated this drone 0 (0)

From The Verge. The DJI Mavic mini 2 is the best drone under $500. DJI’s first Mavic Mini drone was clearly made for people making their first step into the drone world. But its successor, the Mini 2 which now supports OcuSync and has an improved camera makes a very strong argument for even more…

Mustang Mach-E: the next most popular EV 0 (0)

From The Verge. Ford’s electric Mustang Mach-E is a huge bet on the future, and after spending a week with the EV, The Verge’s Sean O’Kane thinks that bet will pay off. It’s fun to drive, solidly built, and puts technology front and center without messing it up. It’s the best electric car on the…

How Reddit gamed the stock of GameStop 0 (0)

From The Verge. A Reddit forum sent GameStop, AMC and other stocks rocketing up through the stock market — and upended the financial system in the process. r/WallStreetBets got Wall Street’s attention, and it doesn’t look like its users plan to stop any time soon. Here’s how it happened and what to expect. Read our…

Why the Galaxy S21 can’t have it all 0 (0)

From The Verge. Samsung did a lot to lower the price of the regular Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus. But it did prioritize one major upgrade: the processor. Is the new chip, the new design, and the new fingerprint sensor enough to make up for the rest of the phone staying basically the same as…

Galaxy S21 Ultra review: third time’s a charm 0 (0)

From The Verge. The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is a huge, powerful Android phone with no fewer than five cameras. The main 108-megapixel sensor is the best Samsung has ever shipped — promises were made and, for once, kept. Dieter Bohn reviews the newest flagship phone from Samsung featuring the new Snapdragon 888, 120hZ refresh…

A new year of gadgets 0 (0)

From The Verge. In 2021 there are a few big CES trends to keep an eye on. There are concept devices from Razer and LG; processor news from AMD, Intel, and Nvidia; some very great laptops (especially gaming laptops); and of course the state of the art for televisions move forward once again. In this…

Galaxy Buds Pro Review: semi-pro 0 (0)

From The Verge. The Galaxy Buds Pro are Samsung’s newest wireless earbuds. They come in Phantom Silver, Phantom Violet, and Phantom Black and are available today for $200. With solid microphones, a slim design, and decent battery life, these earbuds have kept all of the good parts of the Galaxy Buds that have come before…

Samsung Galaxy S21 event in 12 minutes 0 (0)

From The Verge. Samsung’s latest flagships are here: the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra. The first two — which start at $799 and $999, respectively — mark some of the least expensive flagship phones that Samsung has made in years, while the $1,199 S21 Ultra aims to be not just…

Samsung Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus hands-on: price drop 0 (0)

From The Verge. Samsung’s two new entry-level flagships, the Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S20 Plus feature the new Snapdragon 888 processor, 8GB of RAM, and a triple camera array. But the most significant change this year is the $200 lower starting price. Chaim Gartenberg takes an early look at the new phones and compares both…

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra hands-on: noteworthy updates 0 (0)

From The Verge. Samsung just unveiled their top of the line, all specs included, brand new Galaxy S21 Ultra at Unpacked 2021. The S21 Ultra features the Snapdragon 888 octa-core processor, up to 16GB of RAM, and a 6.8-inch 3200×1440 display with adaptive 120Hz refresh rate. On the back, Samsung’s quad-camera system features significant upgrades…

Why Google’s union is a big deal 0 (0)

From The Verge. Google workers just announced they’re unionizing with the Communication Workers of America. Here’s everything that led up to that decision, and what it might mean for the tech industry. Read more: http://bit.ly/3q1JnEm Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvX Why’d You Push That…

AirPods Max review: the good, the bad and a mic test 0 (0)

From The Verge. Apple’s AirPods Max are its first noise-canceling over-ear headphones. They have a stylish design, excellent sound quality, and unique features like spatial audio. But at $550, they also come at a very premium price that’s way more expensive than competitors like Bose and Sony. Watch our whole review to see if they’re…

The Verge’s favorite gadgets of 2020 0 (0)

From The Verge. We covered nearly a hundred products in 2020 and countless more on TheVerge.com. But while we return all our review units, there are some products we get sad about having to send back — so sad, in fact, that we end up buying them for ourselves (or at least have wishful thoughts…

The best wireless earbuds under $100 (2020) 0 (0)

From The Verge. The wireless earbuds market is huge and there are plenty of options that won’t put you out of too much cash yet still deliver that cordless life with touch controls and great audio. So I got my hands on seven pairs of wireless earbuds from JLab, Skullcandy, 1More, OnePlus, and JBL to…

M1 MacBook Pro and Air review: Apple delivers 0 (0)

From The Verge. Apple has updated three Mac with its own M1 processors: the Macbook Air, the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro, and the Mac mini. Will Intel-based apps run? Will they be fast? Will they live up to Apple’s battery life claims? Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn have a thousand questions, and almost all of…

Apple’s Arm-based M1 Mac event in 10 minutes 0 (0)

From The Verge. Apple’s latest event just wrapped and it revealed the new MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and MacBook Pro with Apple’s M1 processor. Apple’s new M1 processor is the Arm-based chip that was announced this past summer. The Mac Mini will start at $699, the Macbook Air will start at $999, and the Macbook…

iPhone 12 mini review: the favorite 0 (0)

From The Verge. Apple finally made a small iPhone, the iPhone 12 mini. In this review, we explain how the only things you really give up because of the smaller size are battery life and how immersive it can feel. Otherwise, you get the same camera, same processor, and same 5G as the larger iPhones.…

iPhone 12 Pro Max review: how big is too big 0 (0)

From The Verge. Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro Max is the biggest iPhone you can buy — and it comes with an impressive camera to match. In this review, we go into detail about the bigger sensor, how it performs in low light, and whether Apple’s biggest phone ever is worth the matching price tag. Read…

Xbox Series X and S review 0 (0)

From The Verge. Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Series S usher in a different type of next-gen gaming experience. With fast SSD storage, better CPUs, and more capable GPUs, both consoles feel like you’ve upgraded your PC to get smoother gameplay. Tom Warren reviews both, with less walkie talkie jokes this time. If you buy…

Why gadget makers are selling on QVC and HSN 0 (0)

From The Verge. Gadget makers gamble big when they go live on TV or streaming apps, but appearing on live broadcast channels, like QVC, can come with great rewards. In this episode of In The Making, Ashley Carman chats with gadget creators to learn how live shopping has become one of the most lucrative, and…

Insta360’s new action camera 0 (0)

From The Verge. Today Insta360 announced the One X2, a new 360-degree camera that replaces the One X from 2018. The X2 adds a full-color touchscreen, longer battery life, IPX8 water resistance, and even more AI-powered editing tools to its flagship consumer 360 camera. The Insta360 One X2 is available starting today for $429.99, about…

New iPad Air (2020) review 0 (0)

From The Verge. The new iPad Air for 2020 borrows all the best design elements from the iPad Pro. It has a bigger screen, smaller bezels, and works with all the Pro accessories. It also has a wicked fast A14 Bionic processor and TouchID on the power button. It’s the best iPad for most people,…

iPhone 12 review: new standard 0 (0)

From The Verge. The Apple iPhone 12 has a lot of new stuff: a new OLED screen, 5G, MagSafe for charging and accessories, and a whole new design with a ceramic shield screen. Does all that add up to a must-upgrade? Only if you really need one, even though it’s great. Watch the iPhone 12…

iPhone 12 Pro review: more shine 0 (0)

From The Verge. Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro is beautiful to look at and hold, but isn’t much different from the less expensive iPhone 12. On top of that, the bigger iPhone 12 Pro Max stands to offer a better camera, which puts the 12 Pro in a tough spot. Nilay Patel has the full review…