Android will prompt you to update apps if they’re crashing

/ It’s rolling out with version 33.2 of the Google Play Store app this week. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is tweaking Android to offer a new prompt in the face of software crashes that reminds you to update your damn apps. “Update the app to fix crashes,” the prompt says, according […]

Nvidia and Microsoft are building an AI supercomputer

/ The companies hope to create ‘one of the most powerful AI supercomputers in the world,’ capable of handling the growing demand for generative AI. The two computing tech giants will collaborate to create “one of the most powerful AI supercomputers in the world.”Image: Nvidia / Microsoft Nvidia has announced a “multi-year collaboration” with Microsoft […]

What’s wrong with US broadband?

The Verge and Consumer Reports collected 22,000 internet bills to find out how Americans are getting online. They paint an ugly picture. Share this story Erik Carter for The Verge The state of US broadband is bad. We already know huge portions of the country aren’t getting broadband speeds — but even where they are, […]

See how far Pokémon Go creator Niantic’s AR gaming ambitions have come

/ The developer has shown off a new reference AR headset using Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon AR2 Gen 1 processor. Pokémon Go developer Niantic has unveiled its latest tech demo showing off what it thinks could be the future of augmented reality gaming. The trailer, which apparently depicts “actual headset gameplay” shows a handful of players […]

Pokémon Violet and Scarlet are the vast open worlds the series has been building to

Games Review The latest Pokémon release is a big, expansive adventure that also pushes the Nintendo Switch to its limits. Share this story A trainer riding Koraidon, one of the new additions to Pokémon Violet and Scarlet.Image: Nintendo The Pokémon games evolve at a leisurely pace. This can be frustrating for fans looking for the […]

Blizzard will suspend World of Warcraft in China because of licensing dispute

/ Games including Hearthstone, Diablo III, Overwatch 2, and Starcraft will also go offline in China in January Blizzard will suspend games in China because it can’t reach an agreement with its licensing and publishing partner NetEase, it said in a press release. World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, Overwatch 2, Starcraft, Heroes of the Storm, Diablo […]

Only the iPhone 15 Pro will get a speed upgrade with USB-C, says analyst

/ According to the rumor, non-pro phones will still be getting the new port, but will be stuck at USB 2.0 speeds. A longstanding criticism of the pro phones is that it takes forever to get data off of them.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The iPhone 15 Pro models are in line […]

Qualcomm has a new chip brand

/ The chip maker has launched a new brand of chips for Snapdragon devices, which will first show up in Windows-based PCs. But it’s not likely to solve the problems with Windows on Arm. Qualcomm has announced a new subbrand of CPUs for its Snapdragon family of products, called Oryon. The new CPU will be […]

Apple makes iCloud.com look like a iPad homescreen

/ The site probably isn’t a mainstay for many Apple users, but it was definitely in need of an overhaul. It’s a very new look for Apple’s online portal to your documents, pictures, and more. Apple has updated iCloud.com to make the site look and feel significantly more modern, adding widget-like tiles that show you […]

Steve Aoki dropped the beat at Amazon during layoffs

/ And the whole thing was livestreamed on Twitch. This is a photo of Aoki performing in Las Vegas, not at the Amazon event.Photo by David Becker/Getty Images Amazon may have just confirmed that it would be laying off employees, but it seems to still have room for a Steve Aoki concert. On Wednesday evening, […]