Day: August 20, 2021

  • Peloton’s app indicates a rowing machine may finally be coming

    Peloton’s app indicates a rowing machine may finally be coming

    Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Peloton’s rumored rowing machine may finally be on the way, according to text that 9to5Google discovered in the Peloton Android app. When looking through the app’s code, 9to5 discovered references to the rowing machine we’ve been hearing about for the past couple of years — including instructions […]

  • Google has already discontinued the Pixel 5

    Google has already discontinued the Pixel 5

    The Pixel 5 (top) and 4A 5G (bottom) will likely sell out soon. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Amidst the news of a new Pixel phone this week, Google quietly indicated that it’s the end of the road for two other Pixel devices: the Pixel 4A 5G and the Pixel 5. […]

  • Facebook suppressed report that made it look bad

    Facebook suppressed report that made it look bad

    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge On Wednesday, Facebook released a report about what content was most viewed by people in the US last quarter. It was the first time it had released such a report. But according to The New York Times, Facebook was working on a similar report for the first quarter […]

  • OnlyFans shares its new policy banning sexually explicit content

    OnlyFans shares its new policy banning sexually explicit content

    Image: Alex Castro / The Verge On Thursday the video and image sharing site OnlyFans announced plans to ban “sexually-explicit content” starting October 1st. While we’re still not sure exactly why it’s changing so drastically, it just sent out an updated Terms of Service policy to the creators who’ve built the site detailing exactly what […]

  • ‘Magic’ is a free Mac app that lets you draw anything with the trackpad

    ‘Magic’ is a free Mac app that lets you draw anything with the trackpad

    Mac users know how good the trackpad is on Apple computers, especially if you have one of the latest Macs available. Although Apple offers some options for users to sign documents using just the trackpad, there’s no feature to draw anything you want. But if you still want to have some fun with your Mac’s […]

  • Twitter working on rules and replay option for its ‘Spaces’ live audio platform

    Twitter working on rules and replay option for its ‘Spaces’ live audio platform

    Twitter has been working hard to improve Spaces, the social network’s live audio platform that launched earlier this year after the huge success of Clubhouse. Now, the Spaces platform is about to get even more options, including replay and even rules for participants in a live chat. more… The post Twitter working on rules and […]

  • US sees jump in vaccinations amid devastating delta surge

    US sees jump in vaccinations amid devastating delta surge

    Enlarge / A nurse administers a COVID-19 shot at a vaccination site in Florida on August 18, 2021. (credit: Getty | Sopa images) The US reached a milestone of having 200 million people vaccinated with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on Friday. And for two days in a row now, over one […]

  • Report: Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine may get full FDA approval Monday

    Report: Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine may get full FDA approval Monday

    Enlarge / Vials with COVID-19 Vaccine labels showing logos of pharmaceutical company Pfizer and German biotechnology company BioNTech. (credit: Getty | Photonews) The Food and Drug Administration is aiming to issue full regulatory approval of Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine as early as Monday, according to a report by the New York Times. The regulatory agency had […]

  • GM recalls all Chevy Bolts for fire risk

    GM recalls all Chevy Bolts for fire risk

    Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge General Motors is expanding its recall of the Chevy Bolt to include all models — including the two new versions released earlier this year — after multiple fires in the electric vehicle’s battery packs caused by defects in the LG Chem cells found inside. GM is warning […]

  • Go read this story on the tiny details that make game development so hard

    Go read this story on the tiny details that make game development so hard

    Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge While many video games might feel nearly effortless to play, letting you make impossible jumps, drive cars at breakneck speeds, cast magic out of thin air, and so much more, actually making those games is a superhuman feat of its own. Just one game often requires the efforts […]

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