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Tariffs will impact all of us – here’s why

Tariffs will impact all of us – here’s why

On the season finale of In The Making, Ashley Carman talks to gadget makers and creators about how political policies around tariffs affect their businesses. They’re subject to the whims of politicians, just like everybody else, and the repercussions could impact us, the consumers. Why’d You Push That Button is back for a new season…

What higher tariffs mean for you

What higher tariffs mean for you

On the season finale of In The Making, Ashley Carman talks to gadget makers and creators about how political policies around tariffs affect their businesses. They’re subject to the whims of politicians, just like everybody else, and the repercussions could impact us, the consumers. Why’d You Push That Button is back for a new season…

Lenovo’s foldable PC hands-on: this was inevitable

Lenovo’s foldable PC hands-on: this was inevitable

Foldable phones are all the rage, but Lenovo is taking things a step further with a foldable PC. Right now, it’s just a prototype, but the company promises a full version that could replace your MacBook in 2020. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2JzLldc Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow…

I used the Peloton Tread to train for my first 5K

I used the Peloton Tread to train for my first 5K

Peloton released its second machine, the Tread, as a followup to its popular stationary Peloton bike earlier this year. This got us wondering – if a bike could build such a big community over indoor cycling, can the Peloton Tread help a non-runner train for a 5K? Learn more: http://bit.ly/2PIyxT4 Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge…

I hate running but I ran on the Peloton Tread

I hate running but I ran on the Peloton Tread

Peloton released its second machine, the Tread, as a followup to its popular stationary Peloton bike earlier this year. This got us wondering – if a bike could build such a big community over indoor cycling, can the Peloton Tread help a non-runner train for a 5K? Learn more: http://bit.ly/2PIyxT4 Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge…

Oculus Quest review: can this save VR?

Oculus Quest review: can this save VR?

The Oculus Quest is a new take on virtual reality, offering high-end VR in a mobile package — but only with some compromises. Though it’s a self-contained headset with a great new tracking system, it still doesn’t cross some fundamental barriers to mainstream VR success. We take a look at the $399 headset that’s coming…

How gadget makers actually make money

How gadget makers actually make money

Selling a gadget isn’t enough anymore. Creators need to find a way to keep revenue coming in, even after they sell a device. Companies like Peloton sell the hardware, but also a service to go along with it. Ashley Carman reports on recurring revenue and subscription services, and why they might be the key to…

Why everything is a subscription

Why everything is a subscription

Selling a gadget isn’t enough anymore. Creators need to find a way to keep revenue coming in, even after they sell a device. Companies like Peloton sell the hardware, but also a service to go along with it. Ashley Carman reports on recurring revenue and subscription services, and why they might be the key to…

Inside Microsoft’s big bet on open design

Inside Microsoft’s big bet on open design

Microsoft is completely changing the company’s approach to design. This huge shift will impact how all their products look in the future. Tom Warren visits the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Washington to learn about what the company calls “open design.” This new way of working will enable Microsoft to build hardware and software that feels…

The dark side of crowdfunding

The dark side of crowdfunding

Crowdfunding gives gadget makers the power to launch their own companies, but sometimes their dream dies not long after launch. In this episode of In the Making, reporter Ashley Carman looks at how crowdfunding platforms Kickstarter and Indiegogo are changing their business to prevent creators from never shipping their product. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2Io3Z8k Subscribe:…