Netflix’s Jung_E adds heart to a story about AI brains

/ The latest movie from Train to Busan director Yeon Sang-ho explores a bleak future, with a tragic family story at its core. Kim Hyun-joo in Jung_E.Image: Netflix With 2016’s Train to Busan, director Yeon Sang-ho managed to do something surprising: offer a fresh take on a zombie story, one of the most well-trod genres […]

The Steam Deck wasn’t born ready, but it’s ready now

I’m making a note here: huge success. Share this story Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge The Steam Deck is my favorite gadget of 2022. I have no hesitation in recommending it anymore. The kind of person who would buy one should buy one. My only question: are you that kind of person? In […]

Check out this clever voice assistant demo hacked together with GPT-3 and Siri

/ With this proof-of-concept, a developer shows how GPT-3 can be used to respond to queries and control HomeKit devices via Siri. A developer has put together a GPT-3 demo that attempts to enhance Apple’s Siri voice assistant and allow far more conversational voice commands. In a video posted to Reddit, developer Mate Marschalko shows […]

Google Stadia is how you shut down a service right

/ Free hardware, game refunds, save game transfers — pay attention, companies. Google Stadia is survived by its gamepad, fans, and its Nvidia and Amazon rivals.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google made a few mistakes with its Stadia cloud gaming service. Maybe more than a few. Okay, it made a lot of […]

Amazon is closing its AmazonSmile charity platform

Amazon/ Tech / The e-commerce giant claims its ‘ability to have an impact was often spread too thin.’ The announcement of AmazonSmile’s closure comes as Amazon begins another round of job cuts.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon is shutting down its AmazonSmile charity program next month. The closure coincides with a variety of […]