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Google Stadia wants to be the Netflix of gaming

Google Stadia wants to be the Netflix of gaming

Google’s Stadia cloud gaming platform will let you stream console and PC-quality titles across laptops, desktops, TVs, tablets, and phones. At launch, Google says it will support up to 4K at 60 fps, and it will work on any screen so long as you have a Chrome browser or Chromecast Ultra. Google’s building the Netflix…

iPad mini 2019 review: the best small tablet

iPad mini 2019 review: the best small tablet

The iPad mini is the best small tablet around. With the fifth-gen iPad mini, you basically get the entire feature set of the new iPad Air, in a smaller package with better tablet app support than anything else on the market. The Apple Pencil works just like the first-gen Pencil on any other iPad. After…

Who’s to blame for the neurotoxin poisoning the Pacific?

Who’s to blame for the neurotoxin poisoning the Pacific?

The crabbing industry in California is under siege: from toxic algae, climate change, and, some argue, Big Oil. We spent a day on a fishing boat to find out what’s really threatening commercial crabbing, and what can be done about it. http://bit.ly/2Fn7MQq Further reading: InsideClimate News: http://bit.ly/2CrJ1Rn Los Angeles Times: http://bit.ly/2TK6MP2 Supran, G., & Oreskes,…

THIS is why your phone is so damn expensive

THIS is why your phone is so damn expensive

Phones are more expensive than ever. Flagship devices from Apple, Samsung, Google, and other top manufacturers can now cost hundreds of dollars more than they did just a couple years ago. With extra storage, many of them reach well above $1,000. And with the arrival of foldable phones, which are being priced around and above…

Tesla model Y first ride: 75% the model 3

Tesla model Y first ride: 75% the model 3

The Tesla Model Y is Elon Musk’s fifth car ever to hit the road, and the company’s second attempt at a mass-market electric vehicle. Due out in 2020, the long range version will travel 300 miles on single charge, and will sell for $47,000, while the $60,000 performance version will be capable of sprinting from…

Tesla Model Y event in 3 minutes

Tesla Model Y event in 3 minutes

This is the Tesla Model Y, the electric carmaker’s new compact SUV due out in 2020. It has a range of 300 miles, seating for seven, is capable of sprinting from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds. It’s Elon Musk’s fifth car ever to hit the road, and the company’s second attempt at a…

Android Q hands-on

Android Q hands-on

Google has released the first beta version of its Android Q software update. It’s still very early, but there are some exciting and helpful changes in this initial release. It’s still very early, but Q seems to be headed in the right direction. Read more: http://bit.ly/2Hr682H Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow…

Samsung Galaxy S10E review: smaller, cheaper, better

Samsung Galaxy S10E review: smaller, cheaper, better

The Samsung Galaxy S10E is the smaller variant of the S10 and S10 Plus released this month. It’s 5.8” screen spans edge-to-edge with a hole-punch camera that we’ve seen across this year’s Galaxy S10 lineup. Samsung claims the “e” stands for “essentials,” but there’s a lot more to this phone than just that. In an…

How astronauts train for a worst-case spacewalk

How astronauts train for a worst-case spacewalk

Underwater space stations, Mars rover simulators, and space walk VR: NASA has built quite the futuristic playground to help its astronauts prepare for missions. Loren Grush visits NASA’s simulations lab and tries some scary space scenarios out for herself. This is an episode of The Verge’s original series Space Craft, and we thought you’d like…