If you still miss Google Reader, Substack has a new web-based RSS client

/ Substack’s RSS feed reader is now available as a web and mobile app, which could make it more widely usable. Image: Substack Substack’s the latest company trying to resurrect Google Reader from the dead — well, in spirit at least. Nearly a decade after Google’s popular RSS feed aggregator shut down, Substack has launched […]

It only took a month to turn a Steam Deck deposit into a purchase

Gaming/ Entertainment / In case you’re thinking about joining the queue for Valve’s PC handheld, the time to buy a Steam Deck is getting shorter and shorter. You can take Valve at its word. The Steam Deck can run many PC games at passable frame rates, including Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade.Photo by Amelia Holowaty […]

Instagram starts testing a home feed without a shopping tab

/ Instagram introduced the shopping tab in an effort to get users to buy products directly on the platform. Now, it’s pivoting away from the approach. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Instagram is testing home feeds without a shopping tab, marking a shift in how the platform treats e-commerce. Some Instagram users (including […]

Gudetama the lazy egg looks uncomfortably real in first Netflix trailer

/ No ambition and no energy — but at least it has a premiere date Gudetama is easily my favorite Sanrio character, mostly because it’s so relatable: just a little blob of egg who never wants to do anything. Same. In the upcoming Netflix series, dubbed Gudetama: An Eggcellent Adventure, we get a glimpse at […]

Hurricane Ian pushes NASA to roll back Artemis 1 rocket

/ It’s a big delay for the mission Thunderstorms move over Artemis I at launch pad 39-B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on August 27th, 2022.Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Threateningweather will force NASA to send the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket from its currently precarious position on the launchpad back […]

The Last of Us’ first trailer is bleak and brutal

/ The first full trailer for HBO’s adaptation of The Last of Us introduces Pedro Pascal’s Joel and Bella Ramsey’s Ellie. Apropos of it being Monday, HBO’s dropped the first full-length trailer for its upcoming adaptation of The Last of Us, starring The Mandalorian’s Pedro Pascal as Joel and Gale of Thrones’ Bella Ramsey as […]

Australia to overhaul privacy laws after massive data breach

/ Companies will be required to share user data with banks to prevent financial fraud, the prime minister said Illustration by Beatrice Sala Following one of the biggest data breaches in Australian history, the government of Australia is planning to get stricter on requirements for disclosure of cyber attacks. On Monday, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese […]

E3 2023 kicks off in the middle of June

/ E3 didn’t happen last year, but it’s back as an in-person event in LA from June 13th to June 16th. E3 2019 attendees check out a game at the show.Photo by Getty Images for E3 After a year off, E3, the big gaming industry convention, is set to take place from June 13th through […]

Tesla’s Gigafactory in Berlin had a cardboard fire

/ Why the recycling materials went ablaze is unknown, but it’s enough for local groups to get fired up again about environmental dangers the factory poses. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Tesla’s dealing with the aftermath of a fire on the grounds of its Gigafactory in Berlin early this morning. According to local […]