Microsoft has no shame: Bing spit on my ‘Chrome’ search with a fake AI answer

It was time to download Google Chrome on a new Windows 11 computer. I typed “Chrome” into the Microsoft Edge search bar. I was greeted with a full-screen Microsoft Bing…

Epic won’t say why it just purged Unreal Tournament 3 X from Steam

“Hope you’ve been keeping well, but we still don’t have any new information to share here,” Epic Games technology comms manager Brian Sharon tells The Verge. This was always a…

Optic ID will unlock Apple’s new Vision Pro headset

Apple is introducing Optic ID, its latest biometric security authentication technology and the first from the company to be based on the details of your iris. Optic ID will be…

Major Reddit communities will go dark to protest threat to third-party apps

Some of Reddit’s biggest communities including r/videos, r/reactiongifs, r/earthporn, and r/lifeprotips are planning to set themselves to private on June 12th over new pricing for third-party app developers to access…

Apple’s Reality Pro headset could make augmented reality cool

As Apple prepares its long-rumored jump into augmented reality on Monday, doubts have shadowed every step of the way. There are reports of frequent changes in direction and skepticism inside…

PlayStation games and colorful PS5 console covers are discounted for Days of Play

Whoa, Nelly. There are a whole lot of PlayStation-related deals going on right now as part of Sony’s ongoing Days of Play promo, which runs through Monday, June 12th. Sony…

Artifact wants to fix clickbait headlines by rewriting them with AI

The Artifact news app only just started letting users mark articles as clickbait, but starting Friday, the app will actually be able to rewrite clickbait-y headlines for you in real…

Nuclear fusion startups set to receive $46 million from the Department of Energy

The Department of Energy is pumping $46 million into eight companies developing nuclear fusion power plants, which has been an elusive clean energy dream for scientists for over half a…

Etrian Odyssey’s new remaster makes me miss the Nintendo DS even more

When Nintendo discontinued the 3DS — and with it, the existence of dual-screen handhelds — I lamented the weird games we would no longer have. High up on that list…

Nothing Phone 2: a roundup of every tease about the upcoming phone

Nothing’s next phone will have high-end power. While the Nothing Phone 1 is “A good midrange phone underneath a whole lot of hype,” the US-bound sequel is ready for more.…