• FTC report blasts manufacturers for restricting product repairs By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    FTC REPORT BLASTS MANUFACTURERS FOR RESTRICTING PRODUCT REPAIRS

    Image: Apple The Federal Trade Commission has published its long-awaited report on how manufacturers limit product repairs. The “Nixing...

    Mobile, Phone, Apple
  • Sennheiser's headphone business has been bought by hearing aid manufacturer Sonova By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    SENNHEISER'S HEADPHONE BUSINESS HAS BEEN BOUGHT BY HEARING AID MANUFACTURER SONOVA

    A pair of Sennheiser HD 800 S headphones. | Photo by Vlad Savov / The Verge Sonova, a Swiss company best known for its medical audio...

  • Apple is giving a laser company that builds some of its AR tech $410 million By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    APPLE IS GIVING A LASER COMPANY THAT BUILDS SOME OF ITS AR TECH $410 MILLION

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has announced that it's awarding Pennsylvania-based optical technology company II-VI...

    Tech, iPhone, iPad, Apple
  • Epic needs to tarnish the Apple's App Store halo By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    EPIC NEEDS TO TARNISH THE APPLE'S APP STORE HALO

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge At the beginning of this week's Epic v. Apple trial, Apple described Epic's lawsuit as an “assault”...

    iPhone, iPad, iOS, Apple
  • PSA: Don't drive while you are on a Zoom meeting talking about a distracted driving bill By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    PSA: DON'T DRIVE WHILE YOU ARE ON A ZOOM MEETING TALKING ABOUT A DISTRACTED DRIVING BILL

    It's better not to be distracted while driving | Photo by: Arterra/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Who among us has not tried...

  • Apple is giving a laser company that builds some of its AR tech $410 million By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    APPLE IS GIVING A LASER COMPANY THAT BUILDS SOME OF ITS AR TECH $410 MILLION

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has announced that it's awarding Pennsylvania-based optical technology company II-IV...

    Tech, iPhone, iPad, Apple
  • Peloton says it ‘could take months' to bring treadmill back after recall By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    PELOTON SAYS IT ‘COULD TAKE MONTHS' TO BRING TREADMILL BACK AFTER RECALL

    Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peloton expects it to be a number of months before either of its treadmills are offered...

    Hardware
  • Google remembers Wear OS long enough to add a new keyboard By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    GOOGLE REMEMBERS WEAR OS LONG ENOUGH TO ADD A NEW KEYBOARD

    Photo by Avery White for The Verge In what feels like an increasingly rare occurrence, Google announced that it's updating Wear OS...

    Phone, iOS, Google, Android
  • Chinese rocket falling to Earth this weekend poses ‘extremely low' risk to people By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    CHINESE ROCKET FALLING TO EARTH THIS WEEKEND POSES ‘EXTREMELY LOW' RISK TO PEOPLE

    Photo by STR / AFP via Getty Images Another “out-of-control” Chinese rocket stage in orbit has spawned a news cycle. But for people...

  • Amazon delivery drivers were told to turn off safety apps to meet quotas By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    AMAZON DELIVERY DRIVERS WERE TOLD TO TURN OFF SAFETY APPS TO MEET QUOTAS

    Photo by Toby Scott/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images According to a Vice report , some Amazon delivery drivers are instructed...

  • IBM's first 2nm chip previews the processors of tomorrow By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    IBM'S FIRST 2NM CHIP PREVIEWS THE PROCESSORS OF TOMORROW

    IBM IBM has revealed what it says are the world's first 2nm process chips, giving a brief preview of the technology that might eventually...

    Smartphone, Laptop, IBM
  • Apple made it harder to change Hulu subscriptions because of a tweet By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    APPLE MADE IT HARDER TO CHANGE HULU SUBSCRIPTIONS BECAUSE OF A TWEET

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple made it more difficult to upgrade your Hulu subscription plan - say, to add live TV -...

    Apple
  • The David After Dentist meme is now an NFT - and yes, this is real life By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    THE DAVID AFTER DENTIST MEME IS NOW AN NFT - AND YES, THIS IS REAL LIFE

    David After Dentist is now an NFT | David Devore David DeVore was seven years old in 2008 when a trip to the dentist left him feeling...

  • Twitter is testing a new Tip Jar feature for sending money to your favorite accounts By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    TWITTER IS TESTING A NEW TIP JAR FEATURE FOR SENDING MONEY TO YOUR FAVORITE ACCOUNTS

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has started rolling out a new Tip Jar feature on its Android and iOS apps, which will...

    Twitter, iOS, Mobile, Android
  • The PS5 and Xbox Series X are available at Walmart again By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    THE PS5 AND XBOX SERIES X ARE AVAILABLE AT WALMART AGAIN

    Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Due to the global electronic component shortage, getting your hands on a PS5 or Xbox Series X has...

    Xbox
  • The PS5 is back in stock at Best Buy right now By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    THE PS5 IS BACK IN STOCK AT BEST BUY RIGHT NOW

    Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The elusive PS5 console is in stock at Best Buy. The retailer is offering both the disc-based and...

  • The Division is getting a free-to-play game and mobile version By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    THE DIVISION IS GETTING A FREE-TO-PLAY GAME AND MOBILE VERSION

    Image: Ubisoft Ubisoft announced that it's developing a free-to-play game set in The Division 's universe, called The Division Heartland....

    Mobile
  • Apple's Night Shift is no match for the complexities of sleep By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    APPLE'S NIGHT SHIFT IS NO MATCH FOR THE COMPLEXITIES OF SLEEP

    Apple's Night Shift feature, which it says “may help you get a better night's sleep,” doesn't appear to live up to its claim, according...

    Phone, Apple
  • Substack introduces publication sections for newsletters so writers can ‘grow their media empire' By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    SUBSTACK INTRODUCES PUBLICATION SECTIONS FOR NEWSLETTERS SO WRITERS CAN ‘GROW THEIR MEDIA EMPIRE'

    Newsletter publishing platform Substack has introduced publication sections for its newsletters, which will allow writers “to create...

  • How to use YouTube's gestures to make it bearable on a portrait-locked phone By The Verge   -   May 7, 2021

    HOW TO USE YOUTUBE'S GESTURES TO MAKE IT BEARABLE ON A PORTRAIT-LOCKED PHONE

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you use your phone in portrait lock all the time, it can be frustrating trying to get YouTube...

    Phone, Android