Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Editor’s Choice: These are a few of our favorite things

As part of our revamped tech reviews program, Verge Guidebook, we're introducing a new category: Editor's Choice. This award means something different...

Verge Editor’s Choice: Nintendo Switch

I have a PlayStation 4 Pro and an Xbox One S attached to my oversized 65-inch 4K television. I haven’t touched either...

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Active looks like a more boring S8

As with the last several generations of Samsung’s Galaxy S phones, it appears that the S8 is getting a rugged “Active” variant,...

Fairphone retires its first phone after running out of money to...

Making hardware is hard, and making it sustainable is even harder. European mobile phone maker Fairphone is ending support for its first...

How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace...

Microsoft Paint is getting killed off in the Windows 10 Fall...

The era of Microsoft Paint appears to be coming to an end with the upcoming release of the Windows 10 Fall Creators...

The world’s first crewless ship will launch next year

The world’s first crewless, automated ship will launch in 2018, reports the Wall Street Journal, and is expected to fully autonomous by...

The copper-gold Nokia 8 looks like a garishly wrapped chocolate bar

New photos of the Nokia 8 have apparently leaked, showing a copper-gold version of the phone. It’s kind of ugly, but that...

HoloLens 2 will have a custom AI chip designed by Microsoft

Today, Microsoft announced that the next generation of its mixed reality HoloLens headset will incorporate an AI chip. This custom silicon —...

Watch the new ‘movie’ from Apple and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

In world gone mad, where every mediocrity is exalted as "incredible," "huge," and "the most insane thing ever," only one man is...