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How to minimize distractions when you work from home

Like many workers, it may have taken you a pandemic to discover that it can be hard to avoid distractions when working from home. At a certain point,...

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Vergecast Work From Home: sailboats, solar generators, and Starlink

CEO of Rove chats about his approach to work-friendly travel. Alex MacCaw shares his experience working from a sailboat. Thomas Ricker talks about...

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The uneven energy costs of working from home

Working from home changes electricity demand and what that might mean for Americans’ utility bills: the picture it’s painted so far isn’t very...

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Things we’ve learned working from home

We asked The Verge staff members about what they’d learned about working at home. In response, people talked about the need to get away from the...

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President Joe Biden’s Zoom setup starts with a $7,000 rollable touchscreen

The White House has been using the Neat Board in the Oval Office along with other Zoom gear around the White House. President Joe Biden tweeted his...

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Ventje VW campervan review: ‘work from home’ from anywhere

Ventje vans convert from bedroom to office to kitchen to lounge and back again with surprising ease, allowing flex workers to "work from...

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The best Amazon Prime Day deals on work-from-home tech

Here are all kinds of worthwhile Prime Day deals to save you some money on the things that help you work from home easier. From monitors and laptops...

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92 million US workers now have the opportunity to work remotely: survey

92 million American workers have the opportunity to work remotely and 80 million are currently doing so at least part time, according to a survey...

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Slack added video to Huddles so you don’t have to spend your life in Zoom meetings

Slack’s Huddles feature is a popular way for users to make calls, and now the company is adding video and screen-sharing to the existing audio...

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Apple explains how it’s making your iPhone a full-fledged webcam for your Mac

Apple software engineer Karen Xing spent some time explaining how the new Continuity Camera feature for macOS Ventura will actually work at WWDC 2022...

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Elon Musk warns Tesla employees: 'Work from office or leave'

Elon Musk sent a series of emails that asked employees to come back to the office or be terminated. Elon Musk gave an ultimatum to Tesla...

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Apple slows return to office plan, will let employees stay remote and require masks in common spaces

Apple had planned to expand its hybrid return to the office pilot, but it will expand the "phase-in" period instead and let people work...

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What’s on your desk, Sean Hollister?

Senior editor Sean Hollister show off his considerable tech collection, including a standing desk, a triple-monitor array, and a high-end gaming PC....

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Dell’s Latitude 9330 has a touchpad with Stream Deck buttons

The Dell Latitude 9330 is the first 13-inch laptop in Dell’s high-end Latitude 9000 line. It includes a touchpad with video call controls built in,...

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Zoom’s thumbs-up and raise-hand gesture recognition now works in its desktop apps

Zoom’s reaction emoji are a core part of the platform. Now it’s bringing gesture recognition to the thumbs-up and waving reactions, so you can...

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A Stream Deck Mini is the perfect little Zoom controller

Elgato’s Stream Deck Mini is a customizable keyboard with screens for buttons. The $80 accessory is primarily marketed at live streamers, but it...

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What’s on your desk, Vjeran Pavic?

Vjeran Pavic is the one behind the lens creating videos and photos for The Verge. He is also (unofficially) our in-house drone expert. His workspace...

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Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal announces return to office from March 15

In an official tweet, Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal said he wants employees to work from wherever they feel the most productive and creative. Read full...

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End of Work from home? Google calls employees back to office from April 4

Google also plans to restore full access to office amenities like fitness centers, cafeterias, music and game rooms, among others. The company plans...

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How to use Slack channels

Slack channels function like chat rooms or group chats and can be either private or public. Here’s an introduction to the basics of using Slack...

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How to set up a Slack account

We’ve put together a step-by-step Slack guide to help you get started using the web-based version. Be aware that the instructions below may differ...

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How to look your best on a video call

Since we’re all on Zoom, FaceTime, and other video chats these days, here are our tips for looking and sounding great during a call. As we approach...

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Working from home? This BSNL plan offers 5GB data daily for 84 days for smooth WFH

Working from home and tired of data getting exhausted in few hours? This BSNL plan is here to solve your problem. Here's all you need to know. ...

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How to pick a new monitor for working from home

Here’s how to shop for a new monitor for your laptop or desktop PC — we’ll go over screen size, refresh rate, resolution, IPS, VA, TN, HDMI,...

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Why you might want a secure file-sharing service now that you’re working from home

Still attaching work docs to emails or flinging them over Slack? Consider a paid alternative. Now that we’re all working from home, you may not...

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How to send private messages and make calls in Slack

The app Slack was designed to make group work easier. But it also offers tools for communicating one-on-one. You can also call or video call someone...

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The pandemic has blurred the lines between laptop categories

HP announced a lineup of laptops at CES that brings a number of traditionally business-focused features to consumer devices and vice versa. That...

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How to keep your Zoom meetings safe and secure

Zoom has become the go-to app for video conferencing, and the company has put a number of security measures in place to prevent Zoombombing. Here are...

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