The new iOS 16.2 Home app architecture upgrade has disappeared

/ The change follows multiple reports of issues with the Home app. The option to upgrade to new Home architecture has been removed from iOS 16.2Image: Apple / The Verge Apple has apparently removed the option to upgrade to the new HomeKit architecture on devices running iOS 16.2. The change follows multiple reports of issues […]

Two men arrested for allegedly hacking JFK taxi system

/ The two Queens residents charged cab drivers a $10 fee to skip to the front of the line for pick-ups. Prosecutors allege that the pair enabled up to 1,000 taxi trips to fraudulently bypass the computer-controlled JFK taxi dispatch system a day.Image: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Two US citizens have been arrested and accused of […]

Twitter view counts start appearing prominently

/ Elon promised the feature earlier this month, and some users are starting to see it in some circumstances. Making it easier to quantify how much of a banger your tweet was.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge View counts for tweets are starting to show up for some Twitter users — at least for […]

Wednesday’s top tech news: 2022 in review

Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge; Getty Images Thousands of Twitter employees have left since Elon Musk’s takeover of the social media firm, but the biggest resignation is yet to come. Musk himself — under pressure from Tesla investors worried about the car company’s sinking stock price — said Tuesday night that he plans […]

Attorney says facial recognition got her kicked out of a Rockettes show

/ A legal case and a security surveillance system collided to ruin a Girl Scout troop’s trip. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Kelly Conlon, an attorney from New Jersey, says she wasn’t allowed to see a Rockettes show at Radio City Music Hall after she was identified by a facial recognition system, according […]

NASA’s InSight lander loses power, enters retirement on Mars

/ The lander’s retirement package involves sitting on the Martian surface coated in the dust that killed it. The last image sent back from Mars by the InSight lander.Image: NASA On Mars, another machine just bit the dust. The marsquake-detecting, photo-snapping InSight lander has now officially completed its mission and will now spend its retirement […]

Meta is making the Quest 2’s GPU more powerful

/ Meta is giving developers 7 percent more GPU compute power to work with more than two years after the headset first launched. It will be a little clunky to activate at first, but a boost is a boost.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Meta is giving Quest 2 developers 7 percent more GPU […]

Mobvoi is the latest smartwatch maker to jump on the subscription bandwagon

/ Wearable device companies are increasingly turning to subscriptions to keep the lights on. Mobvoi is just the latest wearable company to start charging users for “premium” features.Photo by Victoria Song / The Verge One thing that’s guaranteed to rile up consumers? Tacking on a monthly fee where there was once none. Mobvoi, which is […]