Microsoft employee accidentally announces Notepad is getting tabs in Windows 11

/ A Microsoft employee tweeted a photo of the Notepad tabs before quickly deleting it. Oops. Alex Castro / The Verge A Microsoft employee appears to have accidentally announced that Windows 11’s Notepad app is getting a tabs feature. The employee, a senior product manager at Microsoft, posted a photo of a version of Notepad […]

YouTube’s testing its Queue system for its iOS and Android apps

/ Like other tests before it, the feature is being rolled out for Premium users first. The desktop feature is finally coming to phones.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge YouTube is starting to test out its queueing system on iOS and Android. The feature has been available on the web for years now, and […]

SBF sent home and Binance gets Voyager assets: Hodler’s Digest

Top Stories This Week SBF sent home after his parents put up their house to cover his astronomical bail bond Sam Bankman-Fried will spend the holidays with his family in Palo Alto, California, after his parents secured $250 million in bail funds with the equity in their home. Among the conditions of the bail are […]

9 great games for your PlayStation from 2022

/ 2022 was kind to the PlayStation platform, including the older PS4. This list highlights newer, must-play titles, as well as one recent remaster that’s just too good to pass up. Micha Huigen / The Verge If you just bought a PlayStation 5, there are a bunch of great games for you to play on […]

10 great shows from 2022 to stream on Netflix

/ Netflix remains the most varied streaming service around, and this year it introduced series like 1899 and All of Us Are Dead, while also adding new seasons of Russian Doll and Love, Death & Robots. Plus there’s an anime about bathing. Micha Huigen / The Verge There’s more streaming competition than ever, but even […]

How Kindle novelists are using ChatGPT

Tech/ Artificial Intelligence / An interview with an AI early adopter Illustration: Andreion de Castro Earlier this year, I wrote about genre-fiction authors using AI in their novels. Most wrote for Amazon’s Kindle platform, where an extremely rapid pace of publishing, as fast as a book a month, is the norm. AI helped them write […]

Phone manufacturers: please give us the power button back

/ I don’t want to talk to Siri, Google, or Bixby. Please just make the power button do what it’s supposed to do. It’s time to fight the power.Photo by Allison Johnson / The Verge Every major phone manufacturer is guilty of a serious crime, and I won’t be quiet about it any longer: they […]

Mastodon 101: how to follow (and unfollow) other accounts

/ You can follow whoever you want, no matter which Mastodon ‘instance’ they hang out in. Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge The torrent of former tweeters streaming toward alternative social networks seems to be ongoing, and the social network that is probably gaining the most attention is Mastodon. This open-source network of independent […]

Marvel Snap is kind of like a wild comic book story generator

Entertainment Second Dinner’s Marvel Snap may be an addictive card game, but it’s also surprisingly good at telling unpredictable superhero stories. Share this story Miles Morales wearing his Chase Conley fit.Image: Second Dinner The more time you spend playing Second Dinner’s Marvel Snap, the easier it becomes to see which characters work well together and […]

The problem with “next-gen” gadgets

/ It’s time to stop thinking about new gadgets as ‘upgrades’ and start evaluating them as independent products. The Dell XPS 13 Plus has a heck of a lot in common with the XPS 13 — but its audience is very, very different.Photo by Monica Chin / The Verge Gadgets, since time in memoriam, have […]