Now DoorDash will deliver Starbucks across the US, too

Transpo/ Tech / You’ll be able to order Starbucks through the DoorDash app at more locations starting in March. Image: DoorDash DoorDash will soon start delivering Starbucks food and drinks in all 50 US states, the company announced in a blog post. The service will initially roll out to Northern California, Texas, Georgia, and Florida […]

Now there are even fewer reasons to get a Fitbit smartwatch

/ Fitbit’s plan to remove Deezer and Pandora support from its older devices is another nail in its smartwatch coffin. Music playback was one of the reasons to pick up an older Fitbit smartwatch. Not anymore.Photo by Brent Rose for The Verge The writing is on the wall for Fitbit smartwatches. Today, the company announced […]

Tesla staged Autopilot demo video, says director of software

/ The vehicle was on a premapped route and was shown obeying traffic lights. Image: Tesla Tesla’s much-hyped video of its Autopilot driver-assist system “driving by itself” from 2016 was not actually driving itself, according to Ashok Elluswamy, Tesla’s director of Autopilot software. In a recent deposition, Elluswamy said that the video titled “Full Self-Driving […]

You might need a new PC to play Forspoken properly

/ The next-gen technology showcase recommends 24GB of RAM, RTX 3070 or RX 6700 XT, and 150GB worth of SSD. From the beginning, Forspoken was pitched as a technological showcase for PS5 and PC, offering the latest in SSD game load times and AI upscaling technology. But until today, it hadn’t quite sunk in just […]

How to activate Bluetooth on your Stadia controller

/ Google released a browser-based tool that’ll allow you to get more use out of your Stadia controller once the cloud servers go offline for good on January 18th, 2023. Once the Stadia service goes down on January 18th, 2023, this controller is useless. That is, unless you turn on its Bluetooth mode before the […]

New York faces a new legal fight over a proposed crypto-mining power plant

/ It’s the latest battle over whether crypto mining could thwart New York’s climate goals. Cryptocurrency mining rigs operate in a cargo container in Kutaisi, Georgia, on Monday, January 22nd, 2018.Photo by Daro Sulakauri / Bloomberg via Getty Images Environmental groups are pushing New York state to scrutinize a crypto mining company’s purchase of a […]

The Google Home app has improved its TV controls

/ An update to the Google Home app finally allows your phone to easily control more features on compatible TVs. The updated Google Home app can now be used as a digital remote for Works with Google partner TVs and other compatible streaming devices.Image: Google The Google Home app for Android and iOS has been […]

Twitter says it’s intentionally blocking apps like Tweetbot

/ Twitter says some apps aren’t working because the platform is ‘enforcing its long-standing third-party API rules.’ It still hasn’t explained what rules apps are breaking. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter confirmed that it’s purposefully blocking third-party apps like Tweetbot and Twitterific following days of silence. In a post on Twitter, the […]