The biggest announcements from Google’s Pixel 7 event

/ In case you didn’t watch the event play out live on YouTube, we’ve picked out the major headlines, so you can get all of the Pixel 7, Pixel Watch, and Pixel Tablet info in bite-size form. Image: Google Google just wrapped its big fall event where it showed off its Pixel 7, Pixel 7 […]

Google’s Pixel 7 and 7 Pro will fix your old blurry photos

/ Google says your phone will take less blurry pictures but will also be able to fix up older images in your Google Photos library. Google’s not just promising better photos with the Pixel 7 — it wants to enhance your old photos as well.Photo: Chris Welch / The Verge Google says that you’ll be […]

Disabling these Windows 11 security features could improve gaming performance

/ Disable at your own risk Microsoft has discovered that Windows 11 security and visualization features could be impacting gaming performance.Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has found that some Windows 11 virtualization features can impact gaming performance, and is providing instructions for gamers to disable them — at their own risk. In a support […]

Anti-social media lawsuits are coming for Roblox and Discord

/ The suit alleges social platforms are addictive and failed to keep adults away from children The Discord logo.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Roblox and Discord are among the platforms sued for allegedly harming children and teens in a new lawsuit. The suit, which also targets Meta’s Facebook platform and Snap’s Snapchat, alleges […]

Google’s Pixel Watch marks a new chapter for Wear OS

/ With its first-ever smartwatch, Google is no longer a bystander when it comes to Android wearables There won’t be any third-party Pixel Watch bands at launch.Image: Google The Pixel Watch has been heavily leaked and teased over the past year, but today, Google finally revealed the complete details of its first-ever smartwatch. There aren’t […]

Google once again slams Apple for not adopting RCS

/ Google has been trying to shame Apple to support the protocol Google’s Brian Rakowski talking RCS at the company’s Made by Google event.Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Onstage at its big Pixel event on Thursday, Google called out Apple for not adopting RCS for better text messaging. Google didn’t say the word […]

The Pixel 7 and 7 Pro double down on Tensor-fueled features

/ The 7 and 7 Pro rely on Google’s second-gen custom chipset to enhance existing features and add a few new ones The Pixel 7 Pro’s telephoto camera gets a boost to 5x, but it’s not the season for big hardware changes otherwise.Image: Google Google has formally unveiled the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro […]

All Twitter users in the US will start to see crowdsourced fact checks on tweets

/ Birdwatch invites a small pool of Twitter users to contribute notes to tweets to add context. The program has slowly expanded to now include all US users. Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter is further expanding its community moderation program, Birdwatch, to all US users beginning today, the company announced. Birdwatch, first announced in […]

Google thinks smartwatches are the future again — are you buying it?

Google has been right about wearables for nearly a decade. Now, the company swears it’s serious about them, too. Share this story The Pixel Watch is mostly a Fitbit — but that’s just the start of the plan.Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Why did Google take so long to build a smartwatch? When […]