At its halfway point, NASA’s Artemis I mission breaks a record

/ The spacecraft reached a point 268,563 miles away from Earth, farther than any other human-rated spacecraft has traveled. “Orion reached its maximum distance from Earth during the Artemis I mission when it was 268,563 miles away from our home planet.” — NASA Image: NASA On Monday, NASA’s Orion spacecraft reached its farthest distance from […]

That ‘90s Show’s first trailer is a reminder of time’s relentless march forward

/ Netflix’s upcoming That ‘70s Show spinoff introduces a new generation of Midwestern kids living their lives to the beat of a laugh track. It’s been 20 years since That ‘80s Show spectacularly failed to recreate That ‘70s Show’s monster success and wound up being canceled just weeks into its first season. The way That […]

Kensington made a new wireless version of its SlimBlade trackball mouse

Gadgets/ Tech / If you want a trackball that doesn’t clutter your desk with a wire, Kensington’s SlimBlade Pro could be the one for you. The new SlimBlade Pro.Image: Kensington Kensington’s new version of its SlimBlade trackball mouse has a big improvement over the original model: wireless connectivity. With the SlimBlade Pro, which Kensington announced […]

How to find your Apple Music Replay

Tech/ Apple / If you’re an Apple Music user getting FOMO as Spotify users gear up for Wrapped, there is (technically) an alternative you can use. Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge I am a devoted Apple Music user, and you will pry the service out of my cold, dead hands. Still, I’ve spent […]

World’s first test run of a hydrogen jet engine a success

/ Rolls-Royce and easyJet partnered up to test whether hydrogen-powered planes can one day clean up aviation’s pollution. A Rolls-Royce AE 2100-A regional aircraft engine converted to perform a hydrogen test at Boscombe Down in the UK.Image: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce and European airline easyJet announced that they’ve successfully tested a hydrogen jet engine — technology the […]

Apple Music’s year-end roundup is a little better this year

/ Apple Music’s end-of-year review feature, Replay, got an update this year. Its main competition, Spotify Wrapped, is expected to launch soon. Image: Apple Best of 2022 lists and end-of-year recaps are just around the corner, including Spotify Wrapped, the streaming platform’s flashy interactive feature that’s become an annual tradition that overtakes social media for […]

Polestar CEO doesn’t want the company’s first e-bike to be a “marketing stunt”

/ The Swedish company is the latest automaker to dip its toe into the world of battery-powered two-wheelers. CEO Thomas Ingenlath said Polestar is expanding its partnership with Allebike to design a new e-bike. Image: Polestar Polestar is making its own e-bike. In a recent interview with The Verge, Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath confirmed that […]

Here are the best Cyber Monday deals still available

/ The shopping holiday may be officially over, but lots of deals are quietly lingering. If you were late to the party, there are still notable discounts to be had on smart home tech, wireless earbuds, smartwatches, and more. The Noc Design / The Verge Cyber Monday is behind us — but is it really, […]

Here are the best Cyber Monday deals still available

/ The shopping holiday may be officially over, but lots of deals are quietly lingering. If you were late to the party, there are still notable discounts to be had on smart home tech, wireless earbuds, smartwatches, and more. The Noc Design / The Verge Cyber Monday is behind us — but is it really, […]