Tag: gadgets

MoviePass is using you to ruin the movies

MoviePass is using you to ruin the movies

MoviePass announced a movie theater subscription plan that seemed too good to be true in 2018. As it turns out, it was. As the service bled cash, subscribers were actually the ones taking the hit, with their subscriptions being swapped, changed, or even revoked entirely. So while MoviePass isn’t the movie industry’s savior, it could…

Why artificial intelligence has no common sense

Why artificial intelligence has no common sense

We are surrounded by artificial intelligence. From the Google Home and Amazon Echo, to Facebook’s facial recognition and whatever it is Huawei’s doing. It’s easy to become desensitized to the term and misunderstand the current state of AI we live in. Verge video director Becca Farsace talks to some experts in the field of AI…

Robot restaurants won’t take your job and food will be better

Robot restaurants won’t take your job and food will be better

Robot restaurants are popping up all over downtown San Francisco, as a futuristic option for people to grab fast food for cheap. The latest example is Creator, a robotic restaurant that specializes in making gourmet hamburgers with their all-in-one burger robots. We went behind-the-scenes of their appointment-only smart kitchen to learn more about how robots…

Parrot Anafi drone review: DJI still owns the sky

Parrot Anafi drone review: DJI still owns the sky

Parrot’s new drone Anafi is direct response to DJI’s Mavic Air — a compact drone capable of HDR 4K aerial footage. It also introduces three features you can’t find anywhere else, but is it enough to rival DJI? Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvX Read…

The best electric skateboards of 2018

The best electric skateboards of 2018

Electric skateboards and longboards have become a relatively common sight in big cities, and a lot of companies now make them. Unfortunately most of them are more toy than tool. We tested out a few of the most popular boards under $2,000, and it’s pretty clear which two win out. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge…

5 must-have Windows Utilities

5 must-have Windows Utilities

If you use a Windows laptop, there’s a lot you can do to customize your experience to make it better. Tom Warren joins Dieter to talk about the best Windows utilities for managing Windows, searching, and clipboard history. Links to all utilities (plus two bonus that were cut for time in the video) are here:…

BlackBerry Key2 review: a keyboard with a phone

BlackBerry Key2 review: a keyboard with a phone

A smartphone with a keyboard in 2018…. it can only be a BlackBerry. The Key2 is TCL Corporation’s latest BlackBerry-branded phone, complete with modern touches like Android 8.1, a dual camera system, updated keyboard, and USB-C charging. But it’s only a passable smartphone. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61…

macOS Mojave top features

macOS Mojave top features

macOS Mojave brings some big and long-awaited features to the Mac. The next version of macOS is now available in public beta, so we sat down with it to check out some of the changes, including dark mode and a redesigned App Store. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61…

This is the best phone you can buy in 2018

This is the best phone you can buy in 2018

Your phone is the most important gadget in your life, so it’s important to pick the right one. The best phone to buy right now is expensive, but it’s worth it for the best overall package. But if that’s not your cup of tea, we have some great alternative picks as well. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like…

Not-A-Flamethrower: cooking with Elon Musk’s hottest collectible

Not-A-Flamethrower: cooking with Elon Musk’s hottest collectible

The Boring Company recently shipped their Not-a-Flamethrower, which sold out in less than a week; only 20,000 were made, so it’s something of a collectors’ item. But besides hanging it on your wall, what on earth do you do with the thing? Science editor Liz Lopatto demonstrates how to cook with the collectable, putting the…