Free trials for GeForce Now and Amazon Luna look to tempt Stadia players

/ There’s still plenty of fish in the cloud gaming industry looking to lure in the now platformless Stadia players. As Stadia players mourn the loss of their cloud gaming platform, alternative services are offering free trials to tempt new users.Image: The Verge Free trials are being issued for alternative cloud gaming services like Nvidia’s […]

B&W updates PI7 earbuds with better battery life for the same price

/ The Bowers and Wilkins PI7 S2’s charging case can also transmit audio from a wired-only listening source. The Bowers and Wilkins PI7 S2.Image: Bowers and Wilkins Two years after releasing its first pair of true wireless earbuds, Bowers and Wilkins is here with two updated models. The $399 (£349 / €399) PI7 S2 are […]

Microsoft Teams and Outlook down due to ‘networking issue’

Microsoft/ Tech / Microsoft says it’s investigating why multiple Microsoft 365 services are down worldwide. Microsoft Teams, Outlook, and other Microsoft 365 services are currently down for thousands of users worldwide due to a networking issue. The software maker says it has “identified a potential networking issue” and is troubleshooting a fix to bring services […]

The base M2 14-inch MacBook Pro has an SSD downgrade

/ The latest processors seem to come paired with bigger storage chips in the 512GB model. That’s not necessarily a good thing. A previous-generation 14-inch MacBook Pro with a potentially faster SSD than the the latest models.Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The base level 14-inch M2 MacBook Pro reportedly has a slower […]

How the Spotify layoffs impact its podcasting business

/ Plus, more Hot Pod Summit updates. Nick Barclay / The Verge Another week, another round of layoffs. This time, it is Spotify. CEO Daniel Ek informed employees yesterday morning that the company would be cutting 6 percent of its workforce and said he took “full accountability for the moves that got us here today.” […]

My favorite new Steam Deck mod is this $30 see-through heatsink backplate

/ I was skeptical it would help with cooling, but the transparent replacement rear shell is surprisingly great. A see-through Steam Deck, with JSAUX’s backplate.Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge I thought I was buying JSAUX’s transparent backplate for the Steam Deck for the bragging rights. Transparent gadgets are fun! But you know what’s […]

How to file and pay your 2022 taxes online

How to/ Tech / Sometimes it’s better to do it sooner and get it over with. Samar Haddad / The Verge It’s a new year, and while we may have a variety of hopes for the coming year — a cessation or at least a lessening of disease and war might top some lists — […]

How to file for a tax extension

How to/ Tech / If you simply don’t have time to deal with taxes by the April 18th deadline, it’s not difficult to get a reprieve. Samar Haddad / The Verge When it comes to filing and paying your federal and state taxes for 2022, there’s good news and bad news. The good news is […]

LastPass owner GoTo shares more bad news about November’s security breach

/ The service formerly known as LogMeIn has confirmed attackers made off with customers’ encrypted backups and the encryption key for a ‘portion’ of them. Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge GoTo, the remote collaboration and IT software company that owns LastPass, has confirmed that, along with the LastPass password vaults, it also […]