Illustration by Alex Castro / The VergeWhatsApp’s new app on Windows no longer requires you to link your phone to send, receive, and sync messages. An update on WhatsApp’s site reveals the refreshed Windows app is out of beta and available to download on the Microsoft Store. Previously, users...

Illustration by Alex Castro / The VergeAmazon warehouse staff that work at a fulfillment center outside of Albany, New York have filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the NLRB told The Verge on Tuesday. The employees, who work at Amazon’s ALB1...

The number of Latinos who listen to podcasts on a monthly basis has declined, according to a new study.Surprise! I had a bit of a vacation detour, so I am back for a two-day stint before taking off again Thursday. The TL;DR of my trip is that Sweden is great — let’s all move there and take our...

Corin Faife and Alex Castro / The VergeThe USB Rubber Ducky is back with a vengeance. The much-loved hacking tool has a new incarnation, released to coincide with the Def Con hacking conference this year, and creator Darren Kitchen was on hand to explain it to The Verge. We tested out some of...

Image: Blizzard EntertainmentAhead of Overwatch 2’s launch on October 4th, the developers are letting us know how to take advantage of the game’s progression system. If you play Overwatch across multiple platforms, starting today, you’ll have the option to merge the separate accounts,...

NASA’s SLS rocket during its first roll out to the launch pad for a dress rehearsal in March 2022 | Photo by Loren Grush / The VergeNASA’s giant Space Launch System will start its first journey into space with a slow crawl along the ground. The first window for the rocket’s highly...

Image: AMDMaybe don’t build a new PC right now? AMD just announced it’ll unwrap its next-gen Ryzen 7000 processors on August 29th — where it’ll hopefully stop teasing us with vague but promising Zen 4 improvements and announce some actual chips for our devices. What we already know: the...

It shares the same “looming cockpit” vibes as the Samsung Odyssey Ark display. | Image: Mobile PixelsMobile Pixels is running a crowdfunding campaign for this Geminos range of folding dual-screen clamshell displays, which offers an interesting alternative for folks looking to replace a...

Illustration by Samar Haddad / The VergeWhile protecting your privacy online has been a subject of interest for a while now, events in the news — for example, the chat history Facebook recently turned over to police — have brought it front and center. But how do you protect your privacy while...

Photo by Jay Peters / The VergeIf you’re wondering why your Fitbit Charge 5 won’t sync, you’re not alone. Frustrated Charge 5 owners have taken to Reddit and Twitter to report their fitness trackers simply won’t sync in what appears to be a widespread outage. It’s the latest in a series...

Google’s Pixel 6 Pro. | Photo by Becca Farsace / The VergeGoogle announced on August 15th, 2022, that it would begin rolling out the Android 13 update to its portfolio of Pixel devices. As is usual with Android updates, however, this doesn’t mean that even if you have a qualifying Pixel device...

Supergiant GamesIf you have a Game Pass subscription and have somehow, inexplicably, never gotten around to playing what was arguably the best game of 2020, your time is running out. Xbox has announced that Hades, along with a treasure trove of games — some of the best on the service — are...

People stand in the bank of the Chilama River at La Libertad Port, one of the hardest affected areas by tropical storm Amanda, in La Libertad, El Salvador, on June 1st, 2020. | Photo by MARVIN RECINOS/AFP via Getty ImagesHurricane season in the Atlantic is arriving ahead of schedule as the oceans...