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4 Days Ago   As is its habit, Apple has introduced its new 2019 phones with an appropriately high-visibility event. And as happens every year, the question many people are asking is: which one should I get?

5 Days Ago   While Samsung is offering its latest phone in rainbow hues, Apple has decided to look toward a more ecological color cast. The iPhone 11, the budget model of the iPhone line, will be coming out in a new pale green model.

5 Days Ago   Here we are again: the annual event where Apple adherents eagerly await the specs, design, and availability of this year’s iPhone models. This is the third year in a row we’re expecting three new phones; rumor has it that they will all be honored with a “Pro” designation.

9 Days Ago   Privacy and security are on everyone’s minds these days — and for good reason. It sometimes seems like every week, there’s a new story about a corporate database getting hacked, releasing thousands of names, email addresses, and even Social Security numbers into the wild.

9 Days Ago   Gaming today is more than just play. It means being immersed in fabulous universes; testing your reflexes against an imaginary opponent; interacting with friends, acquaintances, and strangers in strange environments; and solving complex, near-impossible puzzles.

11 Days Ago   If you’ve got a Pixel or the Essential Phone, chances are that you’ve got — or are about to get — the full stable release of Android 10, which has a bunch of interesting new features that are worth checking out.

12 Days Ago   Update July 3, 2019, 3:47PM ET: This article has been updated to include additional information about email clients. Update September 3, 2019, 7:35PM ET: This article has been updated to include directions for disabling image autoloading on Gmail for iOS.

16 Days Ago   Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge New details about an upcoming Tile-like item tracker from Apple have been uncovered in the code of iOS 13.

18 Days Ago   The next NASA Rover is on schedule to land on Mars in February 2021, but it’s still missing one vital component: a name. In order to create interest in the mission, and to inspire students to join in the STEM subjects that make space exploration possible, NASA is sponsoring a contest called Name the Rover.

19 Days Ago   Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge You’re sitting in your office and decide to find out when your next appointment is. You pick up your phone and murmur quietly, “OK Google, when’s my next appointment?” And then, loud enough to be heard over the entire room, your Google Assistant announces, “Next up, you have an appointment with your urologist on September 3rd at 9AM.” You don’t have to hide under your desk anymore.

20 Days Ago   Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple pushed out a software update today to repair a problem that it had previously patched — and then somehow unpatched.

23 Days Ago   Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge For some time now, Google Calendar users have been vulnerable to a rather nasty type of spam that seems to have gained momentum lately.

24 Days Ago   Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Although many data plans these days are advertised as “unlimited,” most actually have a cut-off point when your data stream is going to slow radically.

26 Days Ago   So you’ve heard about Apple’s new credit card, and you want to give it a try. Before you sign on the dotted line, there is at least one aspect of Apple’s agreement (besides any fees and percentage rates) that you’ll want to pay attention to: the arbitration clause.

32 Days Ago   If you’ve got a fascination for history, then the Library of Congress has a job for you — well, it’s a non-paying job, but it’s worth a few minutes (or hours) of your time.

37 Days Ago   Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It can happen all too easily, especially if you’ve got an Android phone with less than 128GB of storage: one day, you try to install a cool new game or an intriguing new app, and you can’t.

39 Days Ago   Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge The term “phablet” was originally coined to describe a phone that’s about as large as a typical tablet. The word has (thankfully) mostly gone out of popular use, but considering the number of super-sized phones that have been hitting the market, there’s a chance it could be resurrected.

39 Days Ago   You want big? You’ve got it. Samsung is going to be announcing the latest additions to its Galaxy Note line of phones, and if all the rumors are true, the Note 10 and the Note 10 Plus will have some big new features, including big new displays.

43 Days Ago   Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If you’re a creative or other freelancer work, at some point you may start thinking twice about giving out your personal phone number to your clients or business contacts.

46 Days Ago   Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The race is on for who will be the Democratic presidential candidate in 2020. Once again, 20 candidates are spending two nights trying to convince US Democrats that they are the right person to run against Donald Trump.

51 Days Ago   Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Whenever an online application makes substantial changes to its interface, there’s going to be blowback — and Twitter is no exception.

54 Days Ago   In 2017, Amazon offered its customers the chance to get packages delivered inside their homes with its new Key service. What if you’re nervous about giving Amazon the right to open your front door, but you’re also tired of having your purchases left out in the rain?

58 Days Ago   Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Update July 19, 2019, 3:24PM ET: This article has been updated to correct errors in the section about how to disable Doze Mode.

59 Days Ago   Courtesy NASA July 20, 2019 at 4:17:40PM ET marks exactly fifty years from when the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle touched down on the Moon. There are going to be events and activities galore to celebrate the anniversary, honor the historic achievement, and explore how the space program is preparing for the future.

61 Days Ago   Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge There’s been a huge amount of publicity generated by Amazon Prime Day (publicity that, in all honesty, The Verge has contributed to, covering both Prime Day Deals and Prime Day boycotts).

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