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Galaxy S21 Ultra review: third time’s a charm
Galaxy S21 Ultra review: third time’s a charm

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is a huge, powerful Android phone with no fewer than five cameras. The main 108-megapixel sensor is the best Samsung has ever shipped — promises were made and, for once, k...

Published: 01/21/2021
A new year of gadgets
A new year of gadgets

In 2021 there are a few big CES trends to keep an eye on. There are concept devices from Razer and LG; processor news from AMD, Intel, and Nvidia; some very great laptops (especially gaming laptops); ...

Published: 01/16/2021
Galaxy Buds Pro Review: semi-pro
Galaxy Buds Pro Review: semi-pro

The Galaxy Buds Pro are Samsung’s newest wireless earbuds. They come in Phantom Silver, Phantom Violet, and Phantom Black and are available today for $200. With solid microphones, a slim design, and d...

Published: 01/15/2021
Samsung Galaxy S21 event in 12 minutes
Samsung Galaxy S21 event in 12 minutes

Samsung’s latest flagships are here: the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra. The first two — which start at $799 and $999, respectively — mark some of the least expensive flagship p...

Published: 01/14/2021
Samsung Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus hands-on: price drop
Samsung Galaxy S21 and S21 Plus hands-on: price drop

Samsung’s two new entry-level flagships, the Galaxy S20 and Galaxy S20 Plus feature the new Snapdragon 888 processor, 8GB of RAM, and a triple camera array. But the most significant change this year i...

Published: 01/14/2021
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra hands-on: noteworthy updates
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra hands-on: noteworthy updates

Samsung just unveiled their top of the line, all specs included, brand new Galaxy S21 Ultra at Unpacked 2021. The S21 Ultra features the Snapdragon 888 octa-core processor, up to 16GB of RAM, and a 6....

Published: 01/14/2021
Why Google’s union is a big deal
Why Google’s union is a big deal

Google workers just announced they’re unionizing with the Communication Workers of America. Here’s everything that led up to that decision, and what it might mean for the tech industry. Read more: ht...

Published: 01/07/2021
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 hands-on: less expensive, just as red
Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 hands-on: less expensive, just as red

Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy Chromebook 2, its newest Chromebook that starts at just $549.99. It features a QLED display, a sturdy convertible chassis, and a bold red finish. It looks promising -- ...

Published: 01/07/2021
We tested Harley-Davidson’s new $5000 electric bike
We tested Harley-Davidson’s new $5000 electric bike

Harley-Davidson’s new Serial 1 electric bikes are coming, and we got one of the first test rides. The bikes are gorgeous, with a clean, non cluttered design and an impressive spec sheet. And they are ...

Published: 12/17/2020
AirPods Max review: the good, the bad and a mic test
AirPods Max review: the good, the bad and a mic test

Apple’s AirPods Max are its first noise-canceling over-ear headphones. They have a stylish design, excellent sound quality, and unique features like spatial audio. But at $550, they also come at a ver...

Published: 12/16/2020
The Verge’s favorite gadgets of 2020
The Verge’s favorite gadgets of 2020

We covered nearly a hundred products in 2020 and countless more on TheVerge.com. But while we return all our review units, there are some products we get sad about having to send back — so sad, in fac...

Published: 12/09/2020
The best wireless earbuds under $100 (2020)
The best wireless earbuds under $100 (2020)

The wireless earbuds market is huge and there are plenty of options that won’t put you out of too much cash yet still deliver that cordless life with touch controls and great audio. So I got my hands ...

Published: 12/04/2020
The one theory connecting Google, Facebook, and Amazon
The one theory connecting Google, Facebook, and Amazon

How did Google, Amazon, and Facebook get so big so fast? The best answer we have is an idea called Aggregation Theory. This is how it works. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook...

Published: 12/02/2020
M1 MacBook Pro and Air review: Apple delivers
M1 MacBook Pro and Air review: Apple delivers

Apple has updated three Mac with its own M1 processors: the Macbook Air, the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro, and the Mac mini. Will Intel-based apps run? Will they be fast? Will they live up to Apple...

Published: 11/17/2020
The challenges Chinese gadget creators face
The challenges Chinese gadget creators face

Chinese gadget makers want to break into the US market, but to do so, they have to overcome unique challenges. US consumers worry about these companies’ privacy and data practices, and the creators fa...

Published: 11/12/2020
Apple’s Arm-based M1 Mac event in 10 minutes
Apple’s Arm-based M1 Mac event in 10 minutes

Apple's latest event just wrapped and it revealed the new MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and MacBook Pro with Apple's M1 processor. Apple's new M1 processor is the Arm-based chip that was announced this past ...

Published: 11/10/2020
iPhone 12 mini review: the favorite
iPhone 12 mini review: the favorite

Apple finally made a small iPhone, the iPhone 12 mini. In this review, we explain how the only things you really give up because of the smaller size are battery life and how immersive it can feel. Oth...

Published: 11/09/2020
iPhone 12 Pro Max review: the best smartphone camera
iPhone 12 Pro Max review: the best smartphone camera

Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro Max is the biggest iPhone you can buy -- and it comes with an impressive camera to match. In this review, we go into detail about the bigger sensor, how it performs in low light,...

Published: 11/09/2020
PlayStation 5 Review: a next-gen feel
PlayStation 5 Review: a next-gen feel

Each release of Sony’s PlayStation console marks the beginning of a new era in gaming. Vjeran Pavic plays Spider-man: Miles Morales, Bugsnax, and Astro's Playroom on Sony's latest flagship console. Th...

Published: 11/06/2020
iPhone 12 mini vs 12 vs 12 Pro Max size comparison
iPhone 12 mini vs 12 vs 12 Pro Max size comparison

Description: Apple’s iPhone 12 mini is its smallest phone in years. The 12 Pro Max is the biggest iPhone ever. Here’s a first look at how they size up to the rest of the iPhone lineup, past and presen...

Published: 11/05/2020
Xbox Series X and S review
Xbox Series X and S review

Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Series S usher in a different type of next-gen gaming experience. With fast SSD storage, better CPUs, and more capable GPUs, both consoles feel like you've upgraded your ...

Published: 11/05/2020
The secret to selling lots of gadgets in minutes
The secret to selling lots of gadgets in minutes

Gadget makers gamble big when they go live on TV or streaming apps, but appearing on live broadcast channels, like QVC, can come with great rewards. In this episode of In The Making, Ashley Carman cha...

Published: 10/29/2020
Insta360 One X2 first look: new bells, same whistles
Insta360 One X2 first look: new bells, same whistles

Today Insta360 announced the One X2, a new 360-degree camera that replaces the One X from 2018. The X2 adds a full-color touchscreen, longer battery life, IPX8 water resistance, and even more AI-power...

Published: 10/28/2020
New iPad Air (2020) review
New iPad Air (2020) review

The new iPad Air for 2020 borrows all the best design elements from the iPad Pro. It has a bigger screen, smaller bezels, and works with all the Pro accessories. It also has a wicked fast A14 Bionic p...

Published: 10/21/2020
iPhone 12 Pro review: more shine
iPhone 12 Pro review: more shine

Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro is beautiful to look at and hold, but isn’t much different from the less expensive iPhone 12. On top of that, the bigger iPhone 12 Pro Max stands to offer a better camera, which ...

Published: 10/20/2020
iPhone 12 review: new standard
iPhone 12 review: new standard

The Apple iPhone 12 has a lot of new stuff: a new OLED screen, 5G, MagSafe for charging and accessories, and a whole new design with a ceramic shield screen. Does all that add up to a must-upgrade? On...

Published: 10/20/2020
Pixel 5 and 4A 5G review: classic Google
Pixel 5 and 4A 5G review: classic Google

The Pixel 5 and 4A 5G are Google's flagship phones that aren't technically flagships. They have the classic Google cameras but they also have other "classic" parts like a rear-mounted fingerprint sens...

Published: 10/14/2020
OnePlus 8T review: numbers game
OnePlus 8T review: numbers game

The OnePlus 8T is better specced in almost every way than the OnePlus 8 it succeeds from earlier this year. It’s got quicker 65W fast charging, a higher 120Hz refresh rate display, a bigger 4,500mAh b...

Published: 10/14/2020
Apple Watch Series 6 hands-on
Apple Watch Series 6 hands-on

The Apple Watch Series 6 features a blood oxygen monitor, but it’s a wellness device, not a medical device. Apple knows how to make a great smartwatch: the processor is faster, the screen is brighter,...

Published: 10/14/2020
Apple iPhone 12 event in under 12 minutes
Apple iPhone 12 event in under 12 minutes

Apple’s iPhone 12 event just wrapped and it revealed the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Apple’s newest smartphones have a new design with flat edges, and they all supp...

Published: 10/13/2020
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