Lightroom is (finally) all I need for photo editing

/ Recent updates and new AI-powered features like a smarter heal tool are making Adobe’s photography app hard to beat GIF: Adobe I’ve never been a Photoshop person. Some of my Verge colleagues — particularly on our excellent photo and art team — have often used Photoshop in combination with Lightroom when working on images […]

Wind and solar smashed records in the EU this year

/ War in Ukraine triggered a race to drop Russian gas, but way more renewable energy is needed to meet climate goals Solar panels are seen on houses in Gaj, Poland on April 4th, 2022. Photo illustration by Jakub Porzycki / NurPhoto via Getty Images Since war broke out early this year, roughly a quarter of […]

How to use the Apple Watch’s Compass Waypoints and Backtrack features

/ These safety features can come in handy if you get lost while hiking or when exploring new neighborhoods While designed for the Ultra, these new compass features work on the Series 6 or later. Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge Apple did a lot of work prepping new features for the Apple Watch […]

Tesla’s new charger can’t charge Teslas without an adapter

/ The $550 wall charger isn’t the company’s first attempt at providing power to other EVs The new Tesla J1772 wall charger requires an adapter to charge its own companies vehicles but can be used to power other EV makes and models.Image: Tesla Tesla has launched a new J1772 wall charger that can be installed […]

The new iPad makes no sense

/ The announcement of the entry-level iPad’s price increase has left me wondering where exactly Apple plans to take this product line Seriously, what is this?Image: Apple You heard me. What’s up with this entry-level iPad? The iPad had one thing going for it: price. At $329, the entry-level model has been a real pain […]

Halo Infinite’s Winter Update looks like a second launch for the game

/ The jam-packed update adding network campaign co-op, Forge mode, and match XP for multiplayer arrives on November 8th If Halo Infinite developer 343 Industries’ latest video is anything to go by, the forthcoming Winter Update promises to be a big one. The free update, which is set to be released on November 8th, finally […]

Don’t confuse Apple’s fertility tracking with birth control

There’s a gap in research around fertility, and tech companies are surging in to fill the space. But they’re not tested rigorously enough for doctors to trust. Share this story Apple has new cycle tracking features.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Apple is very careful with the language it’s using around the new, […]

BMW will build a $1.7 billion EV battery factory in South Carolina

/ The German automaker is the latest car company to announce plans to make EVs in the United States in a bid to comply with new tax credit rules BMW will spend $1 billion on EV production and $700 million for a new battery facility.Photo by Roberto Baldwin for The Verge BMW says it will […]

Waymo eyes traffic-choked Los Angeles for its next robotaxi service

/ Would you rather be stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic in your own car or in the backseat of a driverless Waymo vehicle? LA residents, choose your fighter. Waymo will launch its next robotaxi service in Los Angeles, but it won’t say when. Waymo Waymo is bringing its Waymo One robotaxi service to Los Angeles, a […]