Apple’s web site says the Mac Professional will come out in September

Apple’s web site says the Mac Professional will come out in September 1

A pop-up on Apple’s website says that the new Mac Pro will be released this September, which is a more specific time frame than the “fall” launch window Apple announced at WWDC last week. 9to5Mac was the first to spot the September date, which can be accessed by clicking the “notify me” button above the […]

Facial recognition good glasses may make public surveillance discreet and ubiquitous

Facial recognition good glasses may make public surveillance discreet and ubiquitous 2

From train stations and concert halls to sport stadiums and airports, facial recognition is slowly becoming the norm in public spaces. But new hardware formats like these facial recognition-enabled smart glasses could make the technology truly ubiquitous, able to be deployed by law enforcement and private security any time and any place. The glasses themselves […]

As CBD booms, Fb is quietly cracking down on advertisements

As CBD booms, Fb is quietly cracking down on advertisements 5

If you’re looking for it, you can find a CBD-infused version of just about everything: coffee, chocolate, vapes, shampoos, masks, moisturizers, mints, pet treats — in short, just about everything. A survey in January found 65 million Americans had tried CBD in some form, with 63 percent finding it effective; it’s finally gone mainstream. As […]

US funds chief requests two-year delay on elements of Huawei ban

US funds chief requests two-year delay on elements of Huawei ban 6

The White House’s acting budget chief is pressing for parts of the US’s Huawei ban to be delayed an additional two years, The Wall Street Journal reports. The ban could dramatically reduce the number of telecom manufacturers capable of supplying services to the government, says Russell T. Vought, the acting director of the Office of […]

Razer’s Respawn drink is caffeinated water for players

Razer’s Respawn drink is caffeinated water for players 7

Razer, which is widely known for making clicky mechanical things, wireless electronic things, and RGB LED-backlit things, is today getting into the performance-enhancing drinks racket. The new Respawn — stylized as “RESPAWN” because it’s so extreme and gamery — drink from Razer contains 95mg of caffeine per serving, comes in little sachets of flavored powder […]

American Airways extends canceled 737 Max flights to at the least September

American Airways extends canceled 737 Max flights to at the least September 9

American Airlines won’t use Boeing 737 Max aircraft until at least September, pushing back the expected reintroduction of the troubled plane by at least two more weeks. The airline announced Sunday that, while it “remains confident” that a forthcoming software update and new training efforts from Boeing will be enough to get the 737 Max […]

Microsoft’s Undertaking Scarlett Xbox console may have an optical drive

Microsoft’s Undertaking Scarlett Xbox console may have an optical drive 11

In case you took the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition as a hint that Microsoft might omit an optical drive from its next-generation console due in 2020, fear not: Project Scarlett will indeed have one and support physical media. Confirmation comes on two fronts: GameIndustry.biz interviewed Xbox boss Phil Spencer, and Eurogamer got the same […]

Take heed to this AI voice clone of Invoice Gates created by Fb’s engineers

Take heed to this AI voice clone of Invoice Gates created by Fb’s engineers 14

We’re headed for a revolution in computer-generated speech, and a voice clone of Microsoft founder Bill Gates demonstrates exactly why. In the clips embedded below, you can listen to what seems to be Gates reeling off a series of innocuous phrases. “A cramp is no small danger on a swim,” he cautions. “Write a fond […]

The 5 greatest bulletins from UploadVR’s 2019 E3 VR showcase

The 5 greatest bulletins from UploadVR’s 2019 E3 VR showcase 16

This was the first year of the UploadVR’s E3 virtual reality showcase, and although we’ve probably seen bigger individual VR announcements at E3, the show was packed with trailers and game reveals. We’ll see a lot of these games get full releases over the next year, but for now, here’s some of the most exciting […]

Netflix has renewed Love, Demise and Robots for a second season

Netflix has renewed Love, Demise and Robots for a second season 17

Netflix announced it has renewed Love, Death and Robots for a second season. The first season, which debuted in early 2019, featured 18 short films and, uniquely, Netflix even switched up the episode order for some viewers. Per a tweet from Netflix’s See What’s Next Twitter account, Jennifer Yuh Nelson will be the supervising director […]

Some Shenmue III Kickstarter backers need refunds as a result of it’s an Epic Video games Retailer unique

Some Shenmue III Kickstarter backers need refunds as a result of it’s an Epic Video games Retailer unique 19

Some backers of action game Shenmue III’s multimillion-dollar Kickstarter campaign are upset that it will launch exclusively on Epic’s Games Store, scuttling plans for a launch on Steam. Developer Ys Net revealed Epic’s exclusivity during E3’s PC Gaming Show today. Almost immediately, backers who had specifically requested a Steam key flooded Ys Net’s Kickstarter announcement, […]

The Google Pixel three XL with 128GB of storage is $350 off at B&H Picture

The Google Pixel three XL with 128GB of storage is $350 off at B&H Picture 20

Only the best deals on Verge-approved gadgets get the Good Deals stamp of approval, so if you’re looking for a deal on your next gadget or gift from major retailers like Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target, and more, this is the place to be. Rapida has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though […]

Curler Champions is a Ubisoft curler derby recreation with a preview accessible at this time

Curler Champions is a Ubisoft curler derby recreation with a preview accessible at this time 27

Ubisoft is announcing a roller derby game called Roller Champions, and a PC-only pre-alpha preview is available today. Roller Champions is described as a team-based, player-versus-player sports game where players work their way up from street derby leagues to championships. It’s playable until June 14th, and when it officially launches in early 2020, it will […]

Curler Champions is a Ubisoft curler derby sport with a preview out there at present

Curler Champions is a Ubisoft curler derby sport with a preview out there at present 28

Ubisoft is announcing a roller derby game called Roller Champions, and a PC-only pre-alpha preview is available today. Roller Champions is described as a team-based, player-versus-player sports game where players work their way up from street derby leagues to championships. It’s playable until June 14th, and when it officially launches in early 2020, it will […]

Apple refreshes Beats Solo3 colours, leaves internals unchanged

Apple refreshes Beats Solo3 colours, leaves internals unchanged 29

Apple has a new summer collection of Beats Solo3 variants, but you shouldn’t worry about them obviating your existing Solo3 pair as these are all merely new colors, not new tech. That being said, the foursome of fresh color combinations might be Apple’s best to date, with summery and expressive red and yellow options alongside […]