Google Messages has started letting some users react with any emoji

/ We may soon get options besides thumbs up, heart eyes, laughing, shock, crying, and anger. And just like that, Messages are now way more fun. Google has started letting some users of its Messages app react to text messages with any emoji, instead of limiting them to the standard set of seven that have […]

It’s easier to change Alexa’s accent now if you’re into that

/ If your flavor (or flavour) of voice assistant English is getting old, you can now toggle different Alexa accents without changing your region. Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge If you’ve been dreaming of the day you can make Alexa sound like your very own British butler, well then, you’re in luck: Amazon […]

The best Black Friday 2022 deals on headphones and earbuds

/ Getting tired of your current earbuds? There are big savings at many retailers, making this the ideal time to make an upgrade. Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge Whether you’re shopping for yourself or trying to come through with an amazing gift for someone else, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are great opportunities […]

The best fitness trackers to buy right now

From simple fitness bands to rugged sports watches Fitness trackers have come a long way from the simple bands that tracked steps and little else. Modern trackers can monitor everything from your heart health to how well you’ve recovered from a hard bout of training. They’ve got sensors galore and, in some cases, can give […]

The best Black Friday deals on smartwatches and fitness trackers

/ It’s a good time to get a jump start on Christmas presents for the athletes and fitness buffs in your life. The Apple Watch Ultra is $60 off at multiple retailers.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Picking a smartwatch or fitness tracker can be daunting. There are dozens of factors to consider, […]

Best laptop 2022: 15 best laptops you can buy

The best laptops for you, from ultraportables to high-powered editing machines Share this story The best laptop of 2022 can come with a variety of brands, prices, and features. Here, we’ve got the rest of the best laptops, Windows 10 business notebooks, gaming laptops, Chromebooks, laptops for school, and 2-in-1 convertibles. Our current pick for […]

Best laptop 2022: 15 best laptops you can buy

The best laptops for you, from ultraportables to high-powered editing machines Share this story The best laptop of 2022 can come with a variety of brands, prices, and features. Here, we’ve got the rest of the best laptops, Windows 10 business notebooks, gaming laptops, Chromebooks, laptops for school, and 2-in-1 convertibles. Our current pick for […]

The best gaming laptop in 2022

All the best gaming laptops at every size and price Share this story The best gaming laptop changes a lot throughout the year. The early days of mobile gaming were largely desktop replacements — clunky chassis, multiple power bricks, and RGB lighting galore. But the top contenders now are different. Manufacturers are finally putting powerful […]

The best gaming laptop in 2022

All the best gaming laptops at every size and price Share this story The best gaming laptop changes a lot throughout the year. The early days of mobile gaming were largely desktop replacements — clunky chassis, multiple power bricks, and RGB lighting galore. But the top contenders now are different. Manufacturers are finally putting powerful […]

The best gaming laptop in 2022

All the best gaming laptops at every size and price Share this story The best gaming laptop changes a lot throughout the year. The early days of mobile gaming were largely desktop replacements — clunky chassis, multiple power bricks, and RGB lighting galore. But the top contenders now are different. Manufacturers are finally putting powerful […]