Warner Bros. Discovery is “absolutely not for sale,” says CEO

/ Many people seem convinced the newly formed company is trying to sell itself to Comcast. But is that really the play here? My “We Are Not For Sale” shirt has people asking a lot of questions already answered by my shirt.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Warner Bros. Discovery’s CEO David Zaslav seems to […]

Twitch begins testing paid “Elevated Chat” feature

/ Users that are a part of the ‘experiment’ can elevate their chat message depending on how long they want it up and however much they’re willing to pay. It is running for about four weeks beginning at the end of September. Nick Barclay / The Verge Twitch will begin testing a way for its […]

Stadia’s shutdown shocked developers, too

News that Google would be closing down Stadia was a big surprise for everyone, including the developers making games for the platform Share this story Google announced the shutdown of Stadia with little warning.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Stadia users weren’t the only people shocked to learn that Google would be shutting […]

The new Windows Insider build makes it impossible to uninstall some Steam games

/ Microsoft’s latest opt-in update brings some cool new features and bug fixes to the OS, but it has an annoying catch Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 25211 went live on September 29th.Image: Microsoft In 2019, Microsoft finally introduced support for Win32 games on the Microsoft Store for Windows. But if you downloaded the games, […]

A week with the BTS Tamagotchi

/ ‘One second — I have to feed the 26-year-old man who lives in my pocket’ Adorable and ethically questionable.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Earlier this year, Bandai America announced that the TinyTan Tamagotchi, a new handheld game featuring the members of BTS, was on its way. The $19.99 gadget is up […]

Oh goodie, now everyone can share NFTs on Instagram or Facebook

/ Meta was previously testing the ‘feature’ with ‘select US creators and collectors.’ I look forward to still never seeing one of these posted. Now, your posts can have a little verified check mark to prove you didn’t just right-click, save, and post.Image: Meta Meta announced on Thursday that it’s giving everyone in the US […]

Teenage Engineering’s new Record Factory is your own personal record maker

Gadgets/ Tech / At $149, the PO-80 might be TE’s most practical and best-priced gadget yet, but remember — it only records up to four minutes per disc side The PO-80 has an arm to play music with, and another to carve it in.Image: Teenage Engineering Teenage Engineering is known for its playfully designed audio […]

I fell in love with Stadia right as it shut down

Gaming/ Entertainment / Stadia made MMORPGs like the Elder Scrolls Online fun for me for the first time in years. Without it, I’m not sure I’ll keep playing. Image: Google Google is shutting down Stadia, its polarizing cloud gaming service, only four weeks after the company’s target audience of me, Makena Kelly, actually started using […]

Anker’s new earbuds line includes models for gaming and sleep

/ Anker has established its Liberty earbuds as a great value, and now it’s eyeing new territory with the Soundcore Sleep A10 and VR P10 Anker’s Soundcore VR P10 earbuds are designed to provide lag-free audio for gaming.Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Anker announced its latest wave of wireless earbuds yesterday, and the […]