• Alt-Frequencies is an interactive audio drama about government conspiracy and time travel By The Verge   -   May 19, 2019

    ALT-FREQUENCIES IS AN INTERACTIVE AUDIO DRAMA ABOUT GOVERNMENT CONSPIRACY AND TIME TRAVEL

    Time waits for no one, but occasionally, it does get stuck in a loop. So goes the premise of Alt-Frequencies , a new audio mystery...

    Phone, Mobile
  • Little Printer returns as an open-source messaging device By The Verge   -   May 19, 2019

    LITTLE PRINTER RETURNS AS AN OPEN-SOURCE MESSAGING DEVICE

    Berg's Little Printer , an adorable internet-connected box that printed out tiny snippets of news, Instagram photos, and to-do lists,...

    iOS, Instagram
  • I Am Human is a tech doc with a refreshing focus on people By The Verge   -   May 19, 2019

    I AM HUMAN IS A TECH DOC WITH A REFRESHING FOCUS ON PEOPLE

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

    Tech, Science
  • Here are the winners of the 2019 Nebula Awards By The Verge   -   May 19, 2019

    HERE ARE THE WINNERS OF THE 2019 NEBULA AWARDS

    The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is holding its Nebula Awards conference in Los Angeles this weekend, and tonight,...

    Science
  • Valve is making Dota 2 players pay to avoid toxic gamers By The Verge   -   May 18, 2019

    VALVE IS MAKING DOTA 2 PLAYERS PAY TO AVOID TOXIC GAMERS

    Dota 2 is no longer free to play if you want to have the best experience. In this year's Dota 2 “Battle Pass” - a premium subscription...

  • A Memory Called Empire is a brilliant blend of cyberpunk, space opera, and political thriller By The Verge   -   May 18, 2019

    A MEMORY CALLED EMPIRE IS A BRILLIANT BLEND OF CYBERPUNK, SPACE OPERA, AND POLITICAL THRILLER

    In Arkady Martine's debut novel, A Memory Called Empire , Ambassador Mahit Dzmare, an emissary from the distant Lsel Station, is called...

  • 9 new trailers you should watch this week By The Verge   -   May 18, 2019

    9 NEW TRAILERS YOU SHOULD WATCH THIS WEEK

    Welcome to the annual biggest week in trailers, aka TV upfronts week. This is the week when TV networks present glimpses of their new...

  • GameStop is discounting games, consoles, accessories, and more today By The Verge   -   May 18, 2019

    GAMESTOP IS DISCOUNTING GAMES, CONSOLES, ACCESSORIES, AND MORE TODAY

    GameStop is hosting a day-long sale today on games, consoles, accessories, and memorabilia based on movies, TV shows, and video game...

  • How to use Google Maps to help someone find you By The Verge   -   May 18, 2019

    HOW TO USE GOOGLE MAPS TO HELP SOMEONE FIND YOU

    Google Maps is great for helping you find your way - or even helping you find your car - but the app can also help other people find...

    iOS, Google, Android
  • Surface Headphones are $100 off at the Microsoft Store By The Verge   -   May 18, 2019

    SURFACE HEADPHONES ARE $100 OFF AT THE MICROSOFT STORE

    Microsoft is discounting its Surface Headphones by $100. The deal is available over at the company's online store , and it looks like...

    Google, Apple, Android
  • Jony Ive's latest product is the Apple Stage, a giant rainbow under which Lady Gaga is about to play By The Verge   -   May 18, 2019

    JONY IVE'S LATEST PRODUCT IS THE APPLE STAGE, A GIANT RAINBOW UNDER WHICH LADY GAGA IS ABOUT TO PLAY

    According to MacRumors , Cult of Mac and a variety of social media reports, Apple employees are having a unique day at Apple's spaceship...

    Instagram, Apple
  • Italy opens antitrust probe into Google because of a rejected Android Auto app By The Verge   -   May 17, 2019

    ITALY OPENS ANTITRUST PROBE INTO GOOGLE BECAUSE OF A REJECTED ANDROID AUTO APP

    Italy's antitrust authority has become the latest international regulatory body to open an anti-competition investigation into Google,...

    Google, Android
  • Man sentenced to over 18 months in prison after threatening to kill Ajit Pai By The Verge   -   May 17, 2019

    MAN SENTENCED TO OVER 18 MONTHS IN PRISON AFTER THREATENING TO KILL AJIT PAI

    On Friday, a California man was sentenced to over a year and a half in prison for threatening to kill Federal Communications Commission...

  • Google has been tracking nearly everything you buy online - see for yourself with this tool By The Verge   -   May 17, 2019

    GOOGLE HAS BEEN TRACKING NEARLY EVERYTHING YOU BUY ONLINE - SEE FOR YOURSELF WITH THIS TOOL

    Google has been quietly keeping track of nearly every single online purchase you've ever made, thanks to purchase receipts sent to...

    Google, Apple
  • HP Enterprise acquires supercomputer maker Cray in the race to ‘exascale' performance By The Verge   -   May 17, 2019

    HP ENTERPRISE ACQUIRES SUPERCOMPUTER MAKER CRAY IN THE RACE TO ‘EXASCALE' PERFORMANCE

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise, not to be confused with the personal computing brand from which it split in 2015, said today that it acquired...

  • AT&T defends location data sales in newly public letter By The Verge   -   May 17, 2019

    AT&T DEFENDS LOCATION DATA SALES IN NEWLY PUBLIC LETTER

    AT&T defended the sale of user location data in a letter made public today , saying that the practice was technically legal because...

    Telecom, Mobile
  • Five questions about 5G, answered By The Verge   -   May 17, 2019

    FIVE QUESTIONS ABOUT 5G, ANSWERED

    There is a lot of 5G hype - too much, actually - and it's much more complicated than the transition to 4G was. On top of complicated...

    Tech, Phone
  • Game of Thrones Hope Chest: should Daenerys be saved? By The Verge   -   May 17, 2019

    GAME OF THRONES HOPE CHEST: SHOULD DAENERYS BE SAVED?

    Game of Thrones has never been about giving readers or viewers what they most want. Its author and screenwriters prefer to build fan...

  • Watch the first full trailer for HBO's adaptation of His Dark Materials By The Verge   -   May 17, 2019

    WATCH THE FIRST FULL TRAILER FOR HBO'S ADAPTATION OF HIS DARK MATERIALS

    HBO's Game of Thrones is coming to an end this weekend, and once it's over, the network will have to figure out what its next big hit...

  • The real change in Game of Thrones' Daenerys is in how other characters see her By The Verge   -   May 17, 2019

    THE REAL CHANGE IN GAME OF THRONES' DAENERYS IS IN HOW OTHER CHARACTERS SEE HER

    Warning: spoilers ahead for Game of Thrones season 8, especially episode 5, “The Bells.” Game of Thrones has become increasingly divisive...