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The Verge party in Chicago: my first time there!

The Verge party in Chicago: my first time there!

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Google Pixel’s Night Sight is revolutionizing low-light photography

Google Pixel’s Night Sight is revolutionizing low-light photography

Google’s new Night Sight mode for Pixel phones lets you capture low-light photos you wouldn’t be able to otherwise. It collects data from your subtle hand shakes, instead of just taking a super long exposure, to fill in details that would be lost. It’s a huge, game-changing improvement for low-light photography. Now that it’s available,…

Dolby Dimension Review: $600 headphones for your living room

Dolby Dimension Review: $600 headphones for your living room

The new Dolby Dimension headphones are $600 bluetooth headphones for your living room and are Dolby’s first branded product. Though the Dimensions are Bluetooth wireless headphones, they are quite different than the Sony and Bose headphones you might be used to. They use a new feature called Lifemix to mix in surrounding audio while you’re…

Supersonic air travel is finally coming back

Supersonic air travel is finally coming back

Supersonic air travel is back. 15 years after the Concorde was grounded, everyone from aerospace companies to NASA to small startups is working to bring back ultrafast civilian aircraft. We take a look at the engineering challenges that make supersonic flight so difficult, and try to figure out what’s different about this new generation of…

How I flew from New York to Japan for $300

How I flew from New York to Japan for $300

Planning a vacation doesn’t have to break the bank if you know where to look. If you’re ready for a break, here are some useful travel tools, services, and apps that’ll help you design your next getaway. The sites mentioned in this video can be found here: https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/28/15921842/how-to-plan-a-vacation-travel-apps-flight-deals-abroad The Verge’s sponsors play an important role…

Apple MacBook Air 2018 review: premium economy

Apple MacBook Air 2018 review: premium economy

Apple has finally redesigned the MacBook Air with a retina display. Starting at $1199, it has a tapered design, it’s super thin, and pretty light. The new MacBook Air includes all the features you’d expect from a modern laptop – like Touch ID, louder speakers, and a big touchpad. But, it’s an Air so don’t…

New iPad Pro review: can it replace your laptop?

New iPad Pro review: can it replace your laptop?

Apple’s new iPad Pro is a beast of a tablet, and Nilay Patel reviews it — everything from its new design and screen to plugging in several devices to the new USB-C port. Dami Lee and William Joel, professional creatives at The Verge, also give their insight into the new iPad and Apple Pencil. Subscribe:…

Amazon vs. Walmart: reinventing how we buy everything

Amazon vs. Walmart: reinventing how we buy everything

Amazon has grown from an unknown online bookseller to one of the most valuable and powerful corporations in modern history. But, as big as Amazon seems, the company’s sales are small compared to big box retailers like Walmart. To compete, Amazon has to do something counterintuitive: it has to move into the real world. [Correction:…