The fastest way to charge your phone without damaging the battery

Batteries and fast charging are at the core of our favorite smartphones. As we’ve seen in the past, improving a phone’s battery can be a dangerous task, so fast charging requires a delicate balance. But, how does fast charging actually work and how might it…

The future of renewable energy is making it look cool

For The Verge and Curbed’s home of the future, renewable energy generation is directly integrated into the design of the house. Grant Imahara experiences how the home of the future can both generate its own power and reduce how much energy it needs. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs…

I tried living on Mars — in Hawaii

In this season two premiere of Space Craft, Loren Grush takes us to a remote habitat on the island of Hawaii to simulate what life is like on the Red Planet. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on…

Samsung Galaxy Home smart speaker with Bixby: first look

Samsung’s new Galaxy Home is a premium speaker with Bixby built in. It’s a direct answer to the Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo, Google Home, Sonos One, and other smart speakers. But is Bixby really smart enough to put in your living room? Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like…

Samsung Galaxy Watch hands-on

The Galaxy Watch is Samsung’s latest take on wearables. It features a bezel used to navigate through menus, lasts up to four days on a charge, and can track 40 different physical activities. It comes in 42 and 46mm sizes, with the option of LTE…

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 event in 11 minutes

Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 with an all-new S Pen today alongside the long-rumored Galaxy Home smart speaker with Bixby built in. A new Galaxy Watch has also been announced, alongside a new Spotify partnership. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc…

Vector: Anki’s tiny robot that wants to hang

Anki launched a Kickstarter for Vector, a new ‘home robot’ that looks a lot like their last product, Cozmo. Vector is always-on and a lot more powerful. It basically has the guts of a smartphone including a faster processor and Wi-Fi. In the season finale…

Magic Leap One first look: worth the hype?

Google-backed startup Magic Leap invited The Verge to Florida for a hands-on of the Magic Leap One, a headset that projects 3D images into reality. The goggles are weird, futuristic, and surprisingly wearable — but has Magic Leap’s technology caught up to its ambitions? Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs…

Microsoft Surface Go review: surprisingly good

The Microsoft Surface Go is a 10-inch Hybrid Windows 10 computer. It’s basically a really small Surface Pro. To get it to size, Microsoft had to do a bunch of engineering but also make some compromises from what you might be used to on a…