John Deere commits to letting farmers repair their own tractors (kind of)

/ The company signed a memorandum of understanding with the American Farm Bureau Federation — but can exit the agreement if state or federal right-to-repair laws go into effect. John Deere has stood at the center of the right to repair debate for years.Image: Getty Images John Deere has finally committed to giving farmers the […]

The last-gen iPad is $80 off, a whole $200 less than the newer model

/ The ninth-gen iPad may lack the USB-C connector and iPad Air-like design of the 10th-gen model, but it should fit the bill for most people (especially at just $249.99). It’s technically old news, but the ninth-gen iPad might still be a great fit for you.Image: Apple The latest products might be worth the price […]

Microsoft looking at OpenAI’s GPT for Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint

/ Microsoft has reportedly been looking at ways of integrating OpenAI’s GPT features into Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft has been reportedly experimenting with building OpenAI’s language AI technology into its Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook apps. The Information reports that Microsoft has already incorporated an unknown version of […]

Oreo’s Xbox-themed cookies unlock Forza, Halo, and Sea of Thieves skins

/ There are six Oreo cookies available in 22 countries that unlock Xbox skins and armor. The Xbox Oreo cookies.Image: Microsoft Microsoft has teamed up with Oreo once again to create Xbox-themed Oreo cookies. There are six custom Xbox cookie designs in total, with one featuring the Xbox logo and additional cookies for each controller […]

Steam hit 10 million in-game players this weekend

/ Over 33 million people were logged into Valve’s gaming platform this weekend, breaking additional record for concurrent online users. Steam surpassed its previous records for both concurrent in-game players and online users on January 7th, 2023.Image: The Verge Valve’s game distribution platform Steam had a record-breaking weekend, exceeding 10 million concurrent in-game players for […]

Monday’s top tech news: an Apple headset this year? Finally?

Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge It’s been rumored for years, but 2023 might finally see Apple launch its long awaited mixed reality headset. That’s according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman (and previously reported by Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo), who reports that the device could be revealed ahead of this year’s WWDC, ready to ship […]

The makers of the Stem Player made a small projector that’s Kanye West-free

Gadgets/ Tech / The new Stem Projector is another fleshy puck from Kano Computing, but this device lets you display images and video. The device costs $600. The new Stem Projector.Image: Kano Kano Computing’s Stem Player is one of the coolest gadgets I’ve ever used. It’s a strangely soft puck-shaped device that lets you manipulate […]

Steam hit 10 million in-game players this weekend

/ Over 33 million people were logged into Valve’s gaming platform this weekend, breaking additional record for concurrent online users. Steam surpassed its previous records for both concurrent in-game players and online users on January 7th, 2023.Image: The Verge Valve’s game distribution platform Steam had a record-breaking weekend, exceeding 10 million concurrent in-game players for […]