Now Google Home users can sign up to test the redesigned app

/ Google’s rolling out the public preview of the new Google Home app for some, though you’ll have to request an invite within the Google Home for Android and iOS app to try it out. Illustration: The Verge The wait is over: some Google Home users can finally try out the newly redesigned Google Home app. […]

Details on the next Pixel phones are already leaking

/ New devices in Android code named ‘Shiba’ and ‘Husky’ appeared and make reference to a new ‘Zuma’ chip that could be Google’s next Tensor silicon. What’s next for the Pixel may already be leaking.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The Pixel 7 and 7 Pro have barely been out for a month, […]

The firm that bought my car for more than I paid new has lost 98 percent of its value

/ Carvana investors are fleeing because there’s no obvious end in sight to the company’s cash bleeding. E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune via Getty Carvana, the used car dealer that trusts robotic algorithms to buy your car practically sight unseen, was the third-fastest company to ever make it onto the Fortune 500 — only […]

Microsoft’s iCloud Photos integration for Windows 11 is now rolling out

Microsoft/ Tech / Microsoft says iCloud Photos support is now rolling out in the Photos app for Windows 11. It will be available to all users by the end of the month. Image: Microsoft Microsoft is starting to roll out iCloud Photos integration into Windows 11. A new update to the Photos app in Windows […]

Elon Musk’s Twitter Blue with verification is now live

/ For $7.99 per month, you, too, can have a blue verified check mark. But it’s only available on iOS for now. Elon Musk’s revised Twitter Blue is available now.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The new Twitter Blue, which now costs $7.99 per month and gets you a blue verified check mark, is […]

Andor’s designers approached it like a Star Wars period drama

Production designer Luke Hull and costume designer Michael Wilkinson talk about creating the most grounded Star Wars show yet. Share this story Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) and the droid B2EMO.Image: Lucasfilm When production designer Luke Hull was first approached about working on Andor, he felt some trepidation. He was just coming off HBO’s Chernobyl series […]

The fate of crypto mining is back on the table in New York

/ Governor Kathy Hochul faces an end-of-the-year deadline to sign or veto a crypto mining moratorium. Climate and clean energy goals hang in the balance. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul celebrates her win during an election night party during on November 8th, 2022, in New York City.Photo by Alex Kent / Getty Images Time is […]

Andor’s Tony Gilroy is worried about more important things than discourse

Andor creator Tony Gilroy and writer Beau Willimon see the show as a story about the act of becoming and understanding different kinds of sacrifice. Share this story Tony Gilroy at a launch event for Andor at the El Capitan Theatre.Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images for Disney Despite (or perhaps because of) […]

Google’s Nest Mini is in stocking-stuffer price range for just $18

/ There’s never been a better price for this handsome, wall-mountable smart home speaker. Also, there are other great deals today on an Asus gaming laptop, Fitbit wearables, and more. The puck-like Nest Mini comes in four colors to match home decor and is wall mountable.Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Early Black Friday […]