The most interesting EV concepts at the 2022 SEMA conference

/ This year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association conference in Las Vegas was awash with electromods, vintage trucks, and EV conversion kits that could signal the future of electrification. Image: Nissan The Specialty Equipment Market Association, or SEMA, held its annual conference in Las Vegas this week. Billed as one of the biggest car shows in […]

Overwatch 2’s newest hero is the scary but sexy Ramattra

/ Ramattra’s ability to shape-shift makes him a tank, the likes of which Overwatch 2 has never seen before. In the perfect prelude to the Overwatch League 2022 grand finals, Blizzard has revealed Overwatch 2’s newest character. Ramattra is the game’s 36th hero, and his abilities and story seem like they’ll make for the most […]

Apple has finally approved a MagSafe car mount charger, and it only costs $99.95

/ It’s the accessory that should’ve been there on day one, and is priced like people haven’t come up with better solutions in the past two years Imagine: mounting your phone with magnets, and charging it at 15W at the same time.Image: Apple A mere two years after Apple introduced MagSafe for iPhones, we’re finally […]

Twitter cut 15 percent of its trust and safety staff but says it won’t impact moderation

/ Twitter’s head of safety and integrity claims the company’s ‘core moderation capabilities’ are still in place despite the workforce losses. Moderation has been a concern ahead of the upcoming midterm elections. I guess we’ll see.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter just laid off about half of its workforce, but the company’s “core […]

Starlink is getting daytime data caps

/ Starlink is going to start throttling your home internet if you exceed more than 1TB of monthly ‘Priority Access’ data usage. The change will go into effect in December. Be careful not to use too much data with Dishy McFlatface.Image: Starlink Starlink is about to feel a little more like other ISPs, with a […]

Apple settles with former employee accused of stealing trade secrets

Apple/ Tech / Apple alleged that a former design architect took trade secrets and shared them with a journalist. Apple has settled its lawsuit against Simon Lancaster. Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge Apple has settled its lawsuit against Simon Lancaster, a former design architect, who the company accused of stealing trade secrets and […]

The execs behind the MoviePass debacle are now facing criminal charges

/ Prosecutors allege Mitch Lowe and Ted Farnsworth knew all along that MoviePass couldn’t make a profit offering its $9.95 ‘unlimited’ plan to watch movies in theaters but lied to investors about it. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Mitch Lowe and Ted Farnsworth already settled with the FTC over fraudulent activity affecting MoviePass […]

Westworld’s reality has officially ended

/ Westworld ends not with a bang or a whimper or a fourth robot apocalypse but a cancellation. Image: HBO Westworld has been canceled. The Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan show about robots and apocalypses captivated and then confused audiences and finally seemed to have forgotten what it was about entirely by the time its […]

Westworld’s reality has officially ended

/ Westworld ends not with a bang or a whimper or a fourth robot apocalypse but a cancellation. Image: HBO Westworld has been canceled. The Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan show about robots and apocalypses captivated and then confused audiences and finally seemed to have forgotten what it was about entirely by the time its […]