One designer’s quest to build the world’s greatest desk accessories

Ugmonk started as a T-shirt store — now founder Jeff Sheldon is trying to turn it into something much more ambitious. But as he knows, hardware is hard. Share this story Jeff Sheldon’s desk is a well-known thing on the internet – now he’s trying to upgrade it. Jeff Sheldon’s desk is sort of famous. You […]

The human threat to abortion seekers

/ Apps and data matter — but people are often a weaker link Vincent Kilbride / The Verge In the years before Roe v. Wade, an anonymous group of Chicago-area women known only as The Janes came together to provide safe, clandestine abortions to pregnant people in need. Over the course of several years, the group […]

Apple Store workers in Oklahoma vote to unionize

/ 56 workers voted to join the Communications Workers of America, Apple’s second in the US. Kristen Radtke / The Verge Workers at Apple’s Penn Square store in Oklahoma City have voted to unionize with the Communications Workers of America, with 56 yeses, and 32 nos. According to the National Labor Relations Board, which oversaw […]

Spotify survey hints at $19.99 “Platinum” plan that would include HiFi streaming

/ The unannounced plan would offer advanced library and playlist features — and maybe even access to audiobooks Nick Barclay / The Verge Is Spotify’s long-delayed HiFi streaming tier finally nearing its debut? A survey served to at least one user suggests that the company hasn’t forgotten about it, and HiFi might be packaged into […]

She-Hulk tried to save itself from Marvel’s finale formula by jumping the shark

She-Hulk’s season one finale was a tribute to John Byrne’s fourth wall-breaking comics and a rumination on how formulaic Marvel’s live-action stories tend to be Share this story She-Hulk having a little chat with the writers of her show in the real world.Image: Disney Plus / Marvel Studios She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’s refreshingly personal, down-to-earth […]

The best iOS lock screen widget is made by Google

/ Google has released its previously announced iOS 16 widgets, putting one very important shortcut on your lock screen: coffee Google’s helpful iOS lock screen widgets are here.Image: Google Google announced widgets for the new iOS 16 lock screens last month when the OS left beta and went public, but they weren’t quite ready. Now, […]