Volkswagen’s next global EV is an electric successor to the Arteon sedan

/ Like the ID.4, the ID.7 will be built on the automaker’s flexible MEB platform. The electric sedan will get a full reveal in 2023 and will likely go on sale the following year. While most automakers have abandoned the family-size sedan in favor of larger, higher-riding SUVs and trucks, Volkswagen is renewing its commitment […]

Asus has a 540Hz monitor that lets you move its feet

/ It may not be the first to cross 500Hz, but the ROG Swift Pro PG248QP has an intriguing stand with retractable claws. It’s been seven months since Asus announced the world’s first 500Hz gaming monitor — long enough that it’s not the world’s first anymore. Alienware will beat it with the 24.5-inch AW2524H, which […]

Why Tesla’s Model Y might not be eligible for the new EV tax credit

/ Tesla’s five-seater Model Y is too underweight and overpriced to qualify for the $7,500 tax credit, and Tesla fans (and Elon Musk) are not happy about it. An assembly line of Model Y vehicles being built at the Texas Gigafactory.Photo by Loren Grush / The Verge If you were waiting until after New Year […]

The Fed, FDIC, and currency comptroller are warning banks about messing with crypto

/ ‘The agencies have significant safety and soundness concerns with business models that are concentrated in crypto-asset-related activities.’ Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Three federal financial agencies put out a joint statement on Tuesday warning banks about the “key risks for banks associated with crypto-assets and the crypto-asset sector.” The statement explains that […]

Windows 7 and Windows 8 will stop getting critical security updates in one week

/ Time’s running out for the millions of people still running Windows 7 on their PCs. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s cutting off Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 from security updates and technical support on January 10th. That’s just one week from today and also marks the launch of Microsoft Edge 109 […]

President Biden nominates Gigi Sohn for FCC — again

/ The Democrats built on the Senate majority during the midterms. The extra vote could finally secure Sohn’s nomination. Photo by Pete Marovich-Pool / Getty Images President Joe Biden renominated Gigi Sohn Tuesday to serve on the Federal Communications Commission, once again throwing his support behind the embattled pick whose confirmation has stalled for more […]

Which products should you buy if you want a Matter smart home?

A comprehensive guide to the products that work with Matter — the Amazon, Google, Apple, and Samsung-backed smart home standard — and what you can buy right now. Matter is a common language for smart home devices designed to simplify everything about the smart home, from purchase to setup and everyday use. Its biggest promise […]

Apple Arcade is getting a remake of a 3DS game from the developer of Pokémon

/ Game Freak’s Pocket Card Jockey: Ride On! is coming to Apple Arcade on January 20th. Yes, Game Freak has made non-Pokémon games.Image: Game Freak Game Freak may be best known as the developers of Pokémon, but in an early 2023 surprise, one of the studio’s few non-Pokémon games is getting a refreshed new release […]

Sony breaks from tradition and won’t announce new TVs at CES 2023

/ The company usually debuts its latest Bravia TV lineup in Las Vegas. But for 2023, Sony will focus on PSVR2… and likely its upcoming electric vehicle. Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge If there’s one brand that’s inherently linked to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, it’s Sony. Every year, the company […]

Asus’ new 27-inch OLED gaming monitor has a heatsink to keep cool

/ While the ROG Swift PG27AQDM 27-inch OLED gaming monitor has a lot in common with competing models from LG and Acer, its heatsink and design make it stand out. We’re still waiting to hear how much it will cost. Welcome to the 27-inch club, Asus.Image: Asus Asus is one of many brands jumping into […]