• Google is rolling out a software update soon to fix the Pixel 3 photo-saving issue By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    GOOGLE IS ROLLING OUT A SOFTWARE UPDATE SOON TO FIX THE PIXEL 3 PHOTO-SAVING ISSUE

    Google will fix an issue that caused some photos taken with Google Camera on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL to not properly save. A Google...

    Phone, Samsung, Google, Android
  • NASA's Hubble Space Telescope may be back in action shortly By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    NASA'S HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE MAY BE BACK IN ACTION SHORTLY

    NASA engineers have figured out how to bring the ailing Hubble Space Telescope back online after troubleshooting an instrument that...

    Hardware
  • Sonos is releasing a Beastie Boys edition of its Play:5 speaker By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    SONOS IS RELEASING A BEASTIE BOYS EDITION OF ITS PLAY:5 SPEAKER

    Sonos is releasing a special Beastie Boys version of its Play:5 speaker, designed by San Francisco artist Barry McGee, the company...

  • Amazon pitched its facial recognition system to ICE By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    AMAZON PITCHED ITS FACIAL RECOGNITION SYSTEM TO ICE

    Amazon employees met with officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement this summer as part of a sustained attempt to sell the...

  • ‘Selfie medicine' might help people take their pills - at the cost of their privacy By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    ‘SELFIE MEDICINE' MIGHT HELP PEOPLE TAKE THEIR PILLS - AT THE COST OF THEIR PRIVACY

    One of the most frustrating problems in medicine is that up to half of patients don't take their medication properly. Researchers are...

    Phone
  • Uber Eats announces its plan to conquer the US suburbs By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    UBER EATS ANNOUNCES ITS PLAN TO CONQUER THE US SUBURBS

    Uber Eats, the ride-hailing company's food delivery arm that's critical to Uber's plan to go public in 2019, has galloped across the...

  • How three French students used borrowed code to put the first AI portrait in Christie's By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    HOW THREE FRENCH STUDENTS USED BORROWED CODE TO PUT THE FIRST AI PORTRAIT IN CHRISTIE'S

    On Friday, October 25th, Christie's will conduct a very unusual sale. As part of a three-day Prints & Multiples event, it's auctioning...

  • Motorola is iFixit's first major phone maker to supply official repair parts By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    MOTOROLA IS IFIXIT'S FIRST MAJOR PHONE MAKER TO SUPPLY OFFICIAL REPAIR PARTS

    Phone companies usually want to stop you from repairing your own devices, or even going to a third-party repair shop. But Motorola...

    Smartphone, Phone
  • MoviePass is getting spun off as its own separate company By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    MOVIEPASS IS GETTING SPUN OFF AS ITS OWN SEPARATE COMPANY

    MoviePass parent company Helios and Matheson has announced a preliminary plan to spin off the struggling subscription move service...

  • Prank calls brought ICE hotline to a standstill, internal emails show By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    PRANK CALLS BROUGHT ICE HOTLINE TO A STANDSTILL, INTERNAL EMAILS SHOW

    When ICE launched an immigration crime hotline last year, the Trump administration pitched it as a way to provide resources to victims,...

  • Misfit's new smartwatch adds NFC and a standalone GPS for an extra $50 By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    MISFIT'S NEW SMARTWATCH ADDS NFC AND A STANDALONE GPS FOR AN EXTRA $50

    After the delayed and drawn-out launch of its first touchscreen smartwatch last year, Misfit is back with its successor. The company...

    Smartphone
  • The NPC meme went viral when the media gave it oxygen By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    THE NPC MEME WENT VIRAL WHEN THE MEDIA GAVE IT OXYGEN

    But the paradox of covering the internet today is that sometimes you have to

  • North is trying to become the Warby Parker of augmented reality glasses By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    NORTH IS TRYING TO BECOME THE WARBY PARKER OF AUGMENTED REALITY GLASSES

    Although few people seem to really want to wear smart glasses or goggles - think Google Glass or Snapchat Spectacles - a startup thinks...

    Google
  • Nintendo is bringing Labo to schools across North America this year By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    NINTENDO IS BRINGING LABO TO SCHOOLS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA THIS YEAR

    When Nintendo first launched Labo, its line of DIY cardboard accessories for the Switch, many hailed the product's potential for education....

  • How Amazon's retail revolution is changing the way we shop By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    HOW AMAZON'S RETAIL REVOLUTION IS CHANGING THE WAY WE SHOP

    A guide to all the industries, product categories, and markets Amazon has dominated over the years

  • North Labs is trying to become the Warby Parker of augmented reality glasses By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    NORTH LABS IS TRYING TO BECOME THE WARBY PARKER OF AUGMENTED REALITY GLASSES

    Although few people seem to really want to wear smart glasses or goggles - think Google Glass or Snapchat Spectacles - a startup thinks...

    Google
  • IOS 12.1 will improve selfie quality on the iPhone XS and XR By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    IOS 12.1 WILL IMPROVE SELFIE QUALITY ON THE IPHONE XS AND XR

    Ever since the iPhone XS came out, there's been criticism of its front camera - specifically, that it overly smooths skin. This, of...

    Samsung, iPhone, iOS, Apple
  • By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    APPLE IPHONE XR REVIEW: BETTER THAN GOOD ENOUGH

    Big screen, small compromise

    iPhone, Apple
  • Twitter's lax account security should give pause to online activists By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    TWITTER'S LAX ACCOUNT SECURITY SHOULD GIVE PAUSE TO ONLINE ACTIVISTS

    One reason I write this newsletter about social networks is to cover the new and exotic methods that state actors employ to bend the...

    Twitter, Laptop
  • Nvidia delivers its self-driving car safety report to the feds By The Verge   -   Oct 23, 2018

    NVIDIA DELIVERS ITS SELF-DRIVING CAR SAFETY REPORT TO THE FEDS

    Nvidia, one of the world's best known manufacturers of computer graphics cards, released its autonomous driving safety report on Tuesday....