Microsoft accidentally made a great Chromebook

Microsoft accidentally made a great Chromebook

Now that the new Chromium version of the Microsoft Edge browser has a native ARM beta, Dieter Bohn gives the Surface Pro X another go. What happens when you use it like a “Chromebook,” only using the Edge browser and web apps whenever possible? It ends up being a lot nicer than you might think!…

This new electric skateboard has one big flaw

This new electric skateboard has one big flaw

The Dot electric skateboards have three models; Compact, Cruiser, and Transporter. The motors, batteries, and wheels are customizable depending on how much range and speed you want. While the board’s hub motors allow them to cruise freely like a traditional skateboard, we discovered that the regenerative braking system has one big flaw. Learn more: http://bit.ly/30tHZ21…

The electric skateboard trying to dethrone Boosted

The electric skateboard trying to dethrone Boosted

The Dot electric skateboards have three models; Compact, Cruiser, and Transporter. The motors, batteries, and wheels are customizable depending on how much range and speed you want. While the board’s hub motors allow them to cruise freely like a traditional skateboard, we discovered that the regenerative braking system has one big flaw. Learn more: http://bit.ly/30tHZ21…

Insta360 One R: GoPro Hero 8 meets the GoPro Max

Insta360 One R: GoPro Hero 8 meets the GoPro Max

Like Insta360’s prior cameras, the Insta360 One R is capable of shooting 360 degrees of footage. But it’s also a standard 4K action camera. For someone on the fence about taking a full leap into buying a 360 camera, this is the perfect in-between device. Learn more: http://bit.ly/30mW2qc Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook:…

This Byton electric car has a 48-inch screen

This Byton electric car has a 48-inch screen

Chinese EV startup Byton returned to the Consumer Electronics Show this year with its electric SUV, the M-Byte. The Verge’s Sean O’Kane got a chance to drive the M-Byte and see what it’s like to be behind the wheel of a car with a massive 48-inch dashboard display. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2sT6oBQ Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The…

Sony Vision-S concept car first look

Sony Vision-S concept car first look

Sony made a car. That’s right, the Japanese tech conglomerate surprised everyone at CES 2020 when it announced the Sony Vision-S, an electric concept car that’s chock full of screens, sensors, and all sorts of technology the company is known for. Sony doesn’t plan to mass-produce the car, but it’s certainly turned a ton of…

Segway S-Pod brings Wall-E to real life

Segway S-Pod brings Wall-E to real life

The S-Pod is like a traditional Segway that you can sit in. The new egg-shaped two-wheeler from Segway-Ninebot is meant to let people sit while they effortlessly cruise around campuses, theme parks, airports, and maybe even cities. Instead of leaning to move, though, it’s controlled by a small joystick. And it has an eye-popping top…

OnePlus Concept One hands-on: disappearing camera

OnePlus Concept One hands-on: disappearing camera

OnePlus has created a concept phone in collaboration with McLaren that has a special electrochromic glass panel on the back. It makes the cameras disappear under an opaque pane of glass, then when you open the camera app they appear. It also works as an ND filter. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2N36opC Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge…

Exclusive: Inside Intel’s tiny modular gaming PC

Exclusive: Inside Intel’s tiny modular gaming PC

Inside Intel’s NUC 9 Extreme, a.k.a “Ghost Canyon” ⁠— a remarkably small 5-liter desktop gaming PC that nonetheless allows you to upgrade all of its internals easily. Arguably, easier than existing desktop computers, because Intel’s NUC Element board puts your CPU, memory modules, SSDs and more into a single modular cartridge. It’s coming this March…

Mercedes-Benz Avatar car first look

Mercedes-Benz Avatar car first look

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled one of the most ridiculous things we’ll see at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show: a concept car inspired by the movie Avatar. Called the Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR, the wild-looking concept has scales on its back, big wheels that can drive sideways or even diagonally, and was created in partnership with the team…