Dough’s next gaming monitor is a 27-inch OLED

/ LG’s new OLED gaming monitor just went on sale, but Dough (and perhaps Asus) is adding more features to the same underlying 240Hz 27-inch panel. Image: Dough Knead a high-refresh-rate gaming monitor with the deep colors and incredible response time of OLED? Dough is rising to the occasion. Today, it’s announcing the Dough Spectrum […]

How to watch the FTX collapse hearings in Congress this week

/ Sam Bankman-Fried is expected to testify in the House on Tuesday. Photo by Alex Wong / Getty Images Nearly a month after FTX’s public implosion, founder and former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried is expected to testify before Congress about his company’s bankruptcy this week.  Bankman-Fried is set to testify on Tuesday before the House Financial […]

Matter is finally actually here

/ With updates to its Eve Motion, Eve Energy, and Eve Door & Window, Eve’s smart home gadgets become the first Thread devices to work with Matter. The Eve Motion sensor is one of the first smart home devices that will work with Matter.Photo by Jennifer Pattison Tuohy / The Verge Christmas has come a […]

AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT / XTX review: 4K performance for less

AMD’s top RDNA 3 GPU manages to beat the RTX 4080 in many games at a $200 lower price. But ray-tracing performance is far behind Nvidia. Share this story I was impressed with AMD’s answer to Nvidia’s RTX 3080 two years ago, but can team red manage to beat Nvidia’s RTX 4080 two years later? […]

Xiaomi makes the jump to Qualcomm’s new flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor

/ The Xiaomi 13 Pro features a 1-inch-type camera sensor and up to 120W wired charging. It’s just been announced in China alongside the Xiaomi 13. The Xiaomi 13 Pro features three 50 megapixel cameras.Image: Xiaomi Vivo may have been the first manufacturer to announce new smartphones with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, but […]

Xbox boss: Sony wants to ‘grow by making Xbox smaller’

/ Phil Spencer discusses Sony’s opposition to Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard during a recent podcast. Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge. Xbox chief and Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer says Sony’s opposition to the Activision Blizzard deal comes down to the PlayStation maker wanting “to protect its dominance” in consoles. “The […]

WhatsApp’s ‘View Once’ feature might expand to include text messages

/ It originally launched with support for photos and videos. Photo by Thomas Ricker / The Verge WhatsApp’s “View Once” feature, which currently lets you send photos and videos that disappear after the recipient has viewed them, may soon also support standard text-based messages. WABetaInfo reports that it found evidence of the in-development feature in […]

Monday’s top tech news: (Twitter) Blue Monday

Filed under: Plus, Orion splashes back down to earth and Returnal’s PC RAM requirements are surprisingly high. By Verge Staff 3 updates since Dec 10, 2022, 10:08 PM UTC RSSFollow this stream Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge; Photo: Getty Images Ok, let’s try this again. Elon Musk’s Twitter will attempt to relaunch its […]

The Witcher: Blood Origin isn’t witcher-y enough to stand out

Without Geralt (or another memorable lead), the series doesn’t do enough to feel different from all the other sprawling fantasy adventures. Share this story Michelle Yeoh in The Witcher: Blood Origin.Image: Netflix There’s one very important thing missing from The Witcher: Blood Origin: Geralt of Rivia. Of course, it makes sense that the iconic character […]

Returnal is coming to PC, but you’ll need 32GB of RAM to play comfortably

/ While the game requires 16GB of RAM just to get it running, you’ll need at least 32GB of RAM to meet the recommended system requirements. Returnal demands more RAM than even Microsoft Flight Simulator.Image: Sony Sony’s Returnal is the latest PlayStation exclusive to make the jump to PC, but it comes with a hefty […]