7 great series and movies from 2022 to stream on Disney Plus

/ From the ever-expanding MCU and Star Wars universes to hitting the right note with teens and adults alike, Disney Plus ends its third year on top. Illustration by Micha Huigen / The Verge Disney Plus is my favorite streaming service. It lets me indulge my Broadway passions (Hamilton, West Side Story), revisit my childhood […]

New iPad Mini could be a year away

/ Respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says new processor will be the big draw. Shipping by the end of 2023, at the earliest. Apple’s iPad Mini launched at the end of 2021.Photo: The Verge Apple is updating its iPad Mini with a new processor, says respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. The inbetweener is supposed to begin shipping […]

LG’s new minimalistic appliances are also upgradeable

/ For everyone that knows the only button a microwave needs is “Add 30 seconds.” LG’s new lineup of minimalistic appliances is coming in 2023.Image: LG LG Electronics has a new lineup of minimalistic appliances that removes all unnecessary buttons and decorative flourishes in a refreshing “less is more” approach. The fridge, washing machine, dryer, oven, and […]

Some New Year’s resolutions that won’t end up in your pile of shame

Culture/ How to / Please don’t call them ‘life hacks.’ Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/WireImage Oh no, it’s almost January 1st and you forgot to make a resolution! This doesn’t have to be hard. Like, I mean, if you want to do your first marathon, knock yourself out. But I’ve found simpler is better for resolutions. […]

Stop filming strangers in 2023

/ Unsuspecting people can get pulled into TikTok content without even knowing it. Can we leave that behind in 2022? Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge In my favorite TikTok video of 2022, an amateur interviewer with a tiny microphone approaches a stranger in an AC/DC T-shirt minding their own business. Pushing the […]

10 great games for your Nintendo Switch from 2022

/ We didn’t get Zelda this year, but there were still a lot of great games to play. Micha Huigen / The Verge 2022 may have been a slow year for big AAA video game releases, but it was a great year for the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo itself released a bunch of excellent games (including […]

All I want is one productivity app that can handle everything

/ I know this is an unachievable fantasy, but there has to be some kind of middle ground. There are too many productivity apps out there.Photo by Victoria Song / The Verge I’m an organized person. I have to be. Writing is a deadline-oriented job, and I have the working memory of an elderly goldfish. […]

The year’s worst video game writing

Entertainment/ Gaming / Two titles that are extremely fun to play and painful to hear. Image: 2K Games When I think of bad video game dialogue, I’m reminded of this tweet: the thinly veiled exposition, the personality quirks as a stand-in for actual characterization, the stilted and strangely paced delivery. Basically, this is the way […]

Pokémon games are getting less weird

The series’ creators have removed features like the Pokérus, which once gave the games their charming mystery. Share this story Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.Image: Nintendo It was a data miner who discovered that the Pokérus isn’t present in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. On its own, it’s a small detail. But it’s part of a trend […]