Twitter will now let you pay to undo tweets and read ad-free news in the US

Twitter Blue, the company’s subscription service, is adding new features while expanding to new countries and platforms. The service first launched in June in Canada and Australia on iOS, but starting Tuesday, Twitter Blue will be available in the US... Read more

Netflix’s gaming push could be its secret sauce for continued domination

Netflix is finally mixing games into its gargantuan library of content. It’s a huge power play and a markedly different approach from rival services that are primarily focused on snapping up IP. It’s a new way for Netflix to keep... Read more

How to clean your earbuds

Earbuds have been the listening choice of many for ages, and sales of wireless earbuds took off when Apple removed the headphone jack of the iPhone 7 and released AirPods. Since then, seemingly every brand under the sun, and even... Read more

Google is taking sign-ups for Relate, a voice assistant that recognizes impaired speech

Google launched a beta app today that people with speech impairments can use as a voice assistant while contributing to a multiyear research effort to improve Google’s speech recognition. The goal is to make Google Assistant, as well as other... Read more

Discord fans are worried NFTs might be on the way

After an image of a Discord survey inquiring about users’ attitudes on NFTs went viral, social media erupted as people speculated if Discord would be the newest participant in the NFT scam race / gold rush. It’s not… yet. The... Read more

Workhorse’s new CEO admits the startup’s electric van is no workhorse

The new CEO of struggling EV startup Workhorse admitted Tuesday that he’s not sure the company’s C-1000 electric van can stand up to the kind of punishing work required by delivery companies. In other words, Workhorse’s EV isn’t a workhorse.... Read more

Podcasts always had instrumental music — now some have singing, too

In the podcast series Forever Is a Long Time, listeners hear a man gently ask his relatives about the details of their failed marriages. Then, they hear him sing a song about it. Host Ian Coss was a musician before... Read more

Fitbit is rolling out an ECG app to the Charge 5

Fitbit released its Charge 5 fitness tracker with a brand new design and a color screen in September, but it launched without two key software features: an electrocardiogram (ECG) app and Fitbit’s new Daily Readiness Score, which recommends how hard... Read more

Motional’s robotaxis will be fully driverless in Las Vegas by 2023

Motional, the autonomous vehicle company that is a $4 billion joint venture between Hyundai and Aptiv, announced the city in which it would launch its fully driverless robotaxi service in 2023, and surprise, surprise, it’s Las Vegas. Motional first began... Read more

Mozilla’s Firefox browser arrives in the Windows store

Mozilla is bringing Firefox to Microsoft’s Windows store today. Firefox is one of the first third-party alternatives available in the Microsoft Store, and it’s using its own Gecko browser engine instead of Chromium alternatives like Opera or the many other... Read more

Peloton takes on strength training with its $495 Guide camera system, coming in 2022

Peloton is moving into strength training with its latest product, the Peloton Guide, a TV-connected camera that can display workouts and track your movements in real time to help make sure you’re doing things properly. Peloton Guide is also the... Read more

Google’s Nest Hub gets more sleep tracking features

Google’s second-gen Nest Hub already comes with the ability to help you track your sleep pattern, thanks to its Soli-powered Sleep Sensing feature, but now Google is rolling out an update that should help you get a more detailed look... Read more

The new Wyze Cam Floodlight offers a big field of view for a small price

Wyze, the brand that’s known for its budget-friendly line of smart home products, has just introduced a new affordable security device to its ecosystem: the Wyze Cam Floodlight. Photo by Wyze The wired Wyze Cam Floodlight sits at a price... Read more

Tim Cook says he owns cryptocurrency

Apple CEO Tim Cook has confirmed that he has invested his personal money in cryptocurrency during a discussion today at the New York Times’ Dealbook conference. “I think it’s reasonable to own it as part of a diversified portfolio,” the... Read more

Let’s talk about the future of USB-C

If you’re a longtime listener of The Vergecast, then you know that USB-C comes up a lot. Anytime our colleague Chaim Gartenberg joins the show, there is going to be a brief aside about the complications of USB-C and the... Read more

TSMC is partnering with Sony on its new $7 billion chip factory in Japan

TSMC is teaming up with Sony (specifically, Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation) on its new $7 billion chip factory in Japan, the companies jointly announced today. The new plant, as had been previously announced, will focus not on cutting edge chips... Read more

PSA: Register now to better your chances of getting a PS5 for the holidays

All signs point to Sony’s PlayStation store opening the floodgates for yet another PS5 restock today at 2PM ET / 11AM PT. Before you get too excited, however, keep in mind that the chances for just anyone to waltz in... Read more

Microsoft announces Windows 11 SE, a new Chrome OS competitor

Microsoft has created a new edition of Windows 11 designed for students and schools. Windows 11 SE will ship exclusively on low-cost laptops that are built for K-8 classrooms, and it marks another attempt by Microsoft to take on Google’s... Read more

Lego’s new $800 AT-AT is practically big enough to conquer a real-life Rebel base

Lego has announced its latest supersized Star Wars set: an $800, 6,785-piece replica of the iconic AT-AT tank, most famously seen assaulting the Rebel base on Hoth in The Empire Strikes Back. Unsurprisingly, the new set is part of the... Read more

Squid Game director confirms season two, says he’s in the ‘planning process’

If you’re still reeling from the end of Squid Game season one, get ready to board the emotional rollercoaster once again because season two is coming. The Associated Press tweeted out a brief clip of an interview with director Hwang... Read more

The latest League of Legends spinoff is coming to Netflix Games

Riot is bringing a new League of Legends experience to Netflix Games. Riot Forge, a publishing subsidiary of Riot Games dedicated to smaller, self-contained games within the League of Legends universe in collaboration with Bit.Trip developer Choice Provisions, announced its... Read more

The PlayStation 5 will be available, once again, at Walmart starting at 3PM ET

This story is part of a group of stories called Only the best deals on Verge-approved gadgets get the Verge Deals stamp of approval, so if you’re looking for a deal on your next gadget or gift from major retailers... Read more

Among Us gives crewmates their own powers just in time for Thanksgiving murder sessions

Among Us — the incredibly easy-to-play, viral backstabbing game where you spend the majority of your time lying to your friends while doing cutesy inane tasks aboard a rickety deathtrap — is getting perhaps one of its biggest updates yet:... Read more

Fossil Gen 6 smartwatch review: better luck next time

The kindest thing I can say about the new $299 Gen 6 iteration of Fossil’s long-running smartwatch series is this: it’s not entirely Fossil’s fault that it’s bad. The company reportedly learned that Google and Samsung had teamed up to... Read more

Even Tim Sweeney thinks the Dell XPS 17 needs better cooling

Tim Sweeney has made many headlines this year as the main character of Epic’s turbulent courtroom war with Apple. But on Tuesday, the CEO appears to have revealed an equally noteworthy side of himself: He’s a Dell XPS 17 user.... Read more