Now iFixit has genuine repair parts for Google Pixels, from the 2 to the 6 Pro

In April, Google announced plans to join the expanding list of tech companies that work with iFixit. The repair mavens distribute parts and tools for people interested in performing DIY electronics repairs, and starting today, iFixit’s store offers genuine Google parts for a number of Pixel phones. You can order what you need to repair […]

North Korea’s weapons program is also among crypto losers

One thing I have come to appreciate is that cryptocurrency isn’t really very good at its killer use case: crime. Today’s example comes from North Korea, where the regime’s war chest of stolen cryptocurrency is suddenly worth a lot less than it used to be. Here’s an exceptionally funny sentence from Reuters: Old, unlaundered North […]

How to use Instagram to share with other social networks

If you’re an Instagram user, there’s a good chance it isn’t the only social network that you post to. The app makes it very easy to send your post to a few other social networks — including Facebook (which owns Instagram). Here’s how you do it through the iPhone app (the Android app is very […]

The Xiaomi Mi 12S Ultra will use a huge 1-inch camera sensor co-developed with Sony

Big-sensor cameras are a bit of a white whale for smartphone imaging engineers. Even the most capable smartphone cameras use relatively puny sensors, and efforts to bring bigger sensors to the mobile form factor have been impractical, niche, or never really materialized. Xiaomi appears to be the latest company to attempt to capture the elusive […]

Electric vehicle companies have a serious quality problem

The chip shortage and supply chain crisis are doing more than just driving up vehicle prices — they’re also affecting quality. JD Power published its Initial Quality Study for 2022 model-year cars this week, in which it found that new vehicle quality has declined 11 percent year over year, the steepest drop ever recorded by […]

The best Fourth of July sales happening right now

Celebrate our nation’s birthday the Verge Deals way, by saving on some fun tech in time for the summer instead of, you know, doomscrolling about the state of everything. The Fourth of July holiday means different things to different people, but regardless, we’re about to take you on a journey to see all the best […]

Google’s Switch to Android iPhone app now works with any Android 12 phone

Google’s Switch to Android app now supports all Android 12 phones. The free iOS app is designed to make it easy to switch to Android, transferring important data like your iPhone contacts and calendar entries. Google released the app earlier this year, but it was limited to its Pixel devices initially. Support for all Android […]