Apple macOS 13 Ventura review: a bunch of good updates you can mostly ignore

Apple’s latest desktop software is familiar territory for the majority of Mac users, but it does have some new ideas about multitasking and a whole new Settings app. And of course, it ties into your iPhone more than ever. Share this story When I was reading over my macOS Monterey review in preparation for this […]

Boost Mobile’s new no-fee banking comes with a surprising number of fees

/ OmniMoney by Boost doesn’t come with monthly fees, but there are some other sneaky charges at play. Why stop at wireless services when you can add a side of finance?Image: Boost Mobile Dish Network-owned Boost Mobile is getting into financial services with the launch of OmniMoney, a basic banking service aimed at people who […]

Microsoft’s new Xbox Home UI feels like a giant Game Pass ad

/ Microsoft is working on a new Xbox Home UI for 2023. The early changes feel like too much of an Xbox Game Pass ad, though. Image: Microsoft Microsoft started testing a new Xbox Home UI last month that will arrive in 2023. I’ve managed to try an early version of the Home UI this […]

This tablet pairs an E Ink display with a… 16-megapixel rear camera?

Gadgets/ Tech / The Onyx Boox Tab Ultra’s camera is aimed less at taking family snaps, and more for document scanning.  The Boox Tab Ultra is a new $599.99 E Ink tablet from Onyx that pairs a 16-megapixel rear camera with a 10.3-inch paper-link display. It’s an odd combination. Tablets already have a bit of […]

Asus’ foldable laptop goes on sale for $3,499.99

/ The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED offers a choice of one large 17.3-inch display, or two smaller 12.5-inch ones. The Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED, more or less fully unfolded.Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Asus’ first foray into the world of folding-screen laptops, the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED, is now on sale for […]

Microsoft’s great OneNote merge begins with a single app in the Windows store

Microsoft/ Tech / Microsoft has been working on unifying its OneNote and OneNote for Windows 10 apps into a single app. After 12 months of improvements, there’s only OneNote app listed in the Windows store. Image: Microsoft Microsoft has been unifying its OneNote and OneNote for Windows 10 apps into a single app over the […]

Grandson of Samsung’s founder takes control of empire as earnings fall

/ Jay Y. Lee was announced as the company’s new executive chairman following his presidential pardon in August. He recently spent two stints in jail on bribery charges. Jay Y. Lee speaking in May this year.Photo by Kim Min-Hee – Pool/Getty Images Samsung Electronics has appointed Lee Jae-yong — who is known in the West […]

Apple pauses App Store gambling ads after developer outcry

/ It’s unclear if it’ll actually address the the issue, or just wait for the smoke to blow over. Other unspecified categories of apps have also been paused.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple has “paused ads related to gambling and a few other categories on App Store product pages” after developers and commentators […]

Everything you need to know about The Wire’s retracted reporting on Meta

/ Facebook and Indian news publication The Wire became entangled in a conflict stemming from an Instagram post incorrectly removed from the platform. Here’s what went down. Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge Update October 26th, 6:42PM ET: After retracting its story on Meta, The Wire posted an update stating it was subject to […]

Zuckerberg is all in on the metaverse whether you like it or not

/ Meta is losing more on its metaverse bet than ever, but Zuckerberg is telling investors and employees to trust him Image: Getty Images Toward the end of Meta’s earnings call on Wednesday discussing the company’s results for Q3 2022, CEO Mark Zuckerberg took a moment to address his metaverse doubters. “Look, I get that […]