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Google’s Pixel 5 was the last of its kind

Google’s Pixel 5 has only improved over time, with better performance on Android 12. The phone’s compact size, symmetrical bezels, and...

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Brooke Minters Joins The Verge as Editorial Director for Audio; Alex Cranz Becomes Official Co-host of The Vergecast

The Verge’s decade-old flagship podcast will also expand to two episodes a week Brooke Minters has joined The Verge as editorial director for...

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Google’s Pixel Watch will reportedly have an Apple-like range of straps

A new rumor says that Google is making as many as seven watch straps for its forthcoming Pixel Watch. That’s because it’s opting for proprietary...

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It’s okay if the Pixel Watch only manages a day of battery life

A new report claims that Google’s forthcoming Pixel Watch will "only" get 24 hours of battery life. While that’s nowhere close to...

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Google’s ‘premium’ Pixel Tablet sure doesn’t look very premium

Google has provided a tease of its new Pixel Tablet coming next year, which is said to be a companion to its Pixel line of phones and a premium,...

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Adding physical buttons to Fitbit’s next-gen devices is a smart idea

After numerous complaints, a new leaked photo of the Fitbit Versa 4 indicates that the physical side button may return for its next-gen wearables —...

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Tone-deaf Samsung ad is a reminder that smartwatch safety still has a ways to go

Samsung has apologized for its "Night Owls" ad that depicts a woman running alone at 2AM with her Galaxy Watch 4. However, the ad is a good...

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Samsung getting rid of the rotating bezel would be a stupid, stupid, stupid idea

A new Galaxy Watch 5 rumor says that Samsung may jettison the Classic model — and potentially the popular physical rotating bezel. Doing so would...

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Why we can’t record mobile phone calls — and why we should be able to

Wary of legal ramifications, and completely ignoring the needs of their customers, both Apple and Google have made it nearly impossible to record any...

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Obama’s plans to fight disinformation are better than most

Barack Obama has begun drawing attention to disinformation reform, delivering an hourlong keynote address at Stanford University titled...

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The Pixel Watch puzzle pieces are falling into place

Google’s Pixel Watch has been rumored for years, with many false starts along the way. However, 2022 is shaping up to be a big year for Wear OS —...

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How Elon Musk got everything he wanted out of Twitter

Elon Musk’s revolving-door trip through Twitter’s boardroom raises two obvious but so far unanswerable questions: what changed? And what happens...

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What Elon Musk could mean for Twitter

To say the relationship between the Tesla CEO and the social network is changing rapidly is an understatement. Musk’s surprise stake in Twitter has...

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The real magic mouse is made by Logitech, not Apple

Logitech’s Powerplay wireless charging system just works, keeping your Logitech G gaming mouse continuously charged. It’s far more magical than...

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I’m done with Wyze

Instead of telling customers that the inexpensive Wyze Cam v1 had an egregious remote access vulnerability, the company decided never to patch it or...

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Intel looks on track to fix its core problems

Intel debuted its new IDM 2.0 strategy under its new CEO, Pat Gelsinger, in March 2021. A year later, the company is firing on all cylinders as it...

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There’s something off about ApeCoin

One of the most famous web3 projects is the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), a collection of whimsical NFTs created by a company called Yuga Labs. It...

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Please don’t kill the iPhone mini

Apple will likely not release a iPhone 14 mini in 2022, but there’s never been a better small phone. Are Apple’s mini phones dead? Let’s...

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‘Pro’ has lost all meaning, and Apple knows it

Apple’s been using the word "Pro" in its branding for years, but this week, we saw it use a new word — "Studio." Could Apple...

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Apple’s chips are on the table

Apple’s transition to its own processors is nearly complete with the Mac Studio and its M1 Ultra — its most powerful piece of silicon yet. But it...

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What platforms know — but don’t tell us — about the war on Ukraine

Brandon Silverman, co-founder and CEO of CrowdTangle, knows more about how stories spread than almost anyone. He has thoughts about Facebook,...

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Screw it, the rectangles are back

Apple has traditionally kept the older USB-A standard on its desktop computers, even as the standard disappeared from some of its consumer offerings....

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The Mac Studio’s ports are a step back in all the right ways

Apple’s Mac Studio is the final nail in the coffin for the company’s exclusively USB-C dreams and a tacit admission that moving away from ports...

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5G’s false start is over and the iPhone SE proves it

The Apple iPhone SE signals the end of the original strategy for 5G — relying on fast but ridiculously spotty millimeter wave to wow consumers with...

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The iPhone SE’s $30 price bump looks like a pure 5G tax

Apple’s new iPhone SE adds a surprising $29 price increase over the previous model, one that looks to be heavily attributable to the biggest...

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The 5G iPhone SE will be for carriers, not customers

Apple’s upcoming iPhone SE is expected to add 5G — and other minor upgrades — in a much faster timeframe than its previous updates to its...

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Tech’s cult of thinness needs to come to an end

Recent devices like the Samsung Galaxy S22 or XPS 15 are the latest victims of the consumer technology industry’s drive to make everything thinner...

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A heartfelt farewell

Dieter Bohn says goodbye to The Verge Ten years after we founded it, The Verge continues to be the best place to discover the import and impact of...

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