PSA: streamers might want to disable music in Bayonetta 3 before playing

/ The game’s embargo warns of potential copyright strikes related to some of the game’s battle music Image: PlatinumGames / Nintendo Bayonetta 3 launches today and streamers might need to adjust some settings before they happily dig their seven-inch gun-barreled heels into the game, as one of the songs might get you slapped with a […]

Volvo C40 Recharge review: Volvo’s little electric rocket ship

Volvo didn’t need to make its smallest EV this powerful or this fun, but I’m glad it did. The acceleration is great and the range is sufficient, but the native Android operating system leaves a lot to be desired. Share this story More and more manufacturers are rolling out their second or even third generation […]

How to deactivate your Twitter account

/ If you’re tired of doomscrolling or want to leave because of recent events, you can find other places to hang out Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge Twitter’s a convenient way to get your memes, world news, and pop culture hot takes all in one place. However, being an active Twitter user requires […]

How to set up Bedtime mode in Android 13

/ Bedtime mode can help you wind down at night and keep you on schedule in the morning Setting up Bedtime mode on your Android 13 is an easy way to try and get more zzz’s. Samar Haddad; Allison Johnson / The Verge Bedtime mode is one of those rare smartphone tools that’s actually designed […]

NBA 2K League bans players for gambling on league games

/ Six players and a coach have been ‘disqualified indefinitely’ from the esports league Bucks Gaming celebrating winning the 2022 NBA 2K League 5v5 finals in August.Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images The NBA 2K League has announced that six players and a coach have been “disqualified indefinitely” following a gambling controversy. The esports […]

The Xbox Series S comes with the latest Call of Duty for free at Target

/ Through Saturday, you can get a complimentary digital copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (normally $70) when you purchase Microsoft’s compact but modestly powerful Series S console. Image: Activision If you’re itching to play the latest Call of Duty game that releases today but you’re in the sad state of not owning […]

Apple iPad Pro (2022) review: bump the chip

Tablet Reviews Apple’s latest iPad Pro has one upgrade from last year: a new processor. That enables a new feature for the Apple Pencil and is technically faster than the old one. But since this year’s update is so small, here’s a wish list for things when Apple does redesign its top-of-the-line iPad. Share this […]

The future of solid-state batteries could be 3D-printed

Science/ Energy / That means batteries could have customized shapes The race to create a solid-state battery that could compete with today’s lithium-ion cells is heating up. Lithium-ion batteries are everywhere: in your phone, car, camera, and more. Since their debut in the 1990s, they’ve become a leader in energy storage. But they have one […]

Welcome to hell, Elon

You break it, you buy it. Share this story You fucked up real good, kiddo. Twitter is a disaster clown car company that is successful despite itself, and there is no possible way to grow users and revenue without making a series of enormous compromises that will ultimately destroy your reputation and possibly cause grievous […]

How weak leadership cratered Twitter’s morale

Platformer Internal surveys from 2019 to 2022 show that the company’s morale crisis predates Elon Musk Share this story Alex Castro / The Verge The billionaire Tesla CEO has changed his Twitter bio to Chief Twit. On Thursday his biographer Walter Isaacson posted a picture of Musk hobnobbing with Twitter employees at its San Francisco […]