The best all-around gaming laptops of 2018

The new Razer Blade 15 is probably the best gaming laptop on the market…. but it’s not the only great thin-and-light gaming laptop out there. MSI, ASUS, Gigabyte, and others are creating new laptops capable of gaming performance while also working as acceptable productivity machines….

Not-A-Flamethrower: cooking with Elon Musk’s hottest collectible

The Boring Company recently shipped their Not-a-Flamethrower, which sold out in less than a week; only 20,000 were made, so it’s something of a collectors’ item. But besides hanging it on your wall, what on earth do you do with the thing? Science editor Liz…

Oppo Find X: 3 pop-up cameras, no notch

The new Oppo Find X takes a unique approach to fit a big screen in a small frame: it’s hidden the entire camera assembly in a motorized, slide-up assembly that pops up and disappears as necessary. Its 6.4-inch OLED display stretches all the way to…

Product Showcase: :Move Mini Buggy Kit

The :MOVE Mini Buggy Kit from Kitronik provides a fun introduction to robotics using the micro:bit. Specifically, the :MOVE Mini is a two wheeled robot that is suitable for autonomous operation, remote control projects via a Bluetooth application, or being controlled using a second micro:bit…

Sony PlayStation E3 2018 press conference in 10 minutes

The 2018 Sony PlayStation press conference was almost entirely dedicated to four upcoming games that we already know about: The Last of Us Part II, Death Stranding, Ghost of Tsushima, and Insomniac’s Spider-Man. But while it wasn’t as packed as in year’s past, it did offer some deep looks…

Net neutrality is dead, now what?

The FCC’s Net Neutrality rollback officially went into effect on June 11th, clearing the way for paid prioritization and lots of other sketchy behavior from telecom companies. So what does the internet look like without net neutrality rules? Here’s where you can see which members…

Product Showcase: WE1010 Soldering Station

The WE1010 from Weller is a powerful 70 watt soldering station that is perfect for passionate hobbyists, DIYers, and anyone who needs to build or repair electronics. This soldering station operates at 120V and features an easy-to-read LCD screen with three push buttons to provide…

Sonos’ new soundbar is taking on the HomePod with Alexa

The new Sonos Beam is a $399 soundbar that works over HDMI to provide sound for TVs and uses Alexa to become a smart speaker than can take on the Echo and the HomePod. Can the hybrid Sonos Beam convince consumers to upgrade? Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs…

Moto Z3 Play: A mid-range phone with flagship flair

The Motorola Z3 Play phone gives the battery-friendly smartphone line much of what it needs to stay current. It features dual, rear-facing cameras, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a bigger screen. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on…

China unveils unmanned ‘Dark Sword’ stealth combat drone

… , like the US MQ-1 Predator drone. ‘The Chinese have gone … favour of more reliable manned technology. Much of the its unmanned … in the form of reconnaissance drones that deliver precision missile air-to-ground … vehicle, like the US Predator drone. Dark Sword…