Wickr’s free encrypted messaging app is shutting down next year

/ The Amazon-owned Wickr Me will go away for good on December 31st, 2023. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Wickr Me, the free encrypted messaging app owned by Amazon Web Services, is shutting down on December 31st, 2023. In a post on its website, Wickr says the app will stop accepting new user […]

Waymo can now provide fully driverless rides in San Francisco

/ Waymo still needs to obtain another permit before it can start charging passengers, though. Waymo received approval to offer rides without anyone behind the wheel in San Francisco.Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Waymo can now provide driverless rides to passengers in San Francisco. On Friday, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) said it granted […]

A few tips to get started in Marvel Snap

Gaming/ Entertainment / Keep those Pool 1 cards around, be sure to read your cards and location descriptions carefully, and friends don’t let friends play the Wong / Odin combo. Image: Second Dinner Marvel Snap has been here for officially one full month, and in that time, it has, for better and for worse, taken […]

Sony is slashing prices on PS5 games and accessories ahead of Black Friday

/ These games and accessories are priced to move, making this a great time for new PS5 owners to stock up on the cheap. Elsewhere, there are even more gaming deals. It isn’t just the white color scheme of the DualSense that’s $20 off. Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Sony switched on some […]

Apple’s latest AirPods Pro are on sale at Woot for more than $50 off today

/ The retailer’s excellent Black Friday discount brings Apple’s second-gen earbuds down to their lowest price yet. You can score a $51 discount on Apple’s second-gen AirPods Pro, but only for a limited time.Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge It looks like the real Black Friday deals have officially landed because Woot’s current deal […]

Musk has already axed the Twitter ad exec he reportedly convinced to stay

Twitter/ Tech / She resigned, then un-resigned, and now she’s reportedly been fired. Can you keep up? Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Robin Wheeler, Twitter’s head of ad sales, seems to have left the company yet again, just over a week after Elon Musk reportedly had to convince her not to resign. On […]

Nvidia thinks RTX 4090 cables melted because they weren’t fully plugged in

/ The company says it knows of ‘50 cases globally’ where the RTX 4090’s 12VHPWR connector failed. The company says it’s heard around 50 reports of issues.Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Weeks after Nvidia announced that it was investigating reports that the power cables for its RTX 4090 graphics card were melting and […]

SwiftKey is unexpectedly back on iOS

/ SwiftKey fans, rejoice; you can use the keyboard on your iPhone once again. It’s returned!Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Microsoft’s SwiftKey keyboard has unexpectedly returned to the App Store. The company officially discontinued support for the keyboard and removed it from the App Store in October, but now it’s available for […]