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‘Sideloading is a cyber criminal’s best friend,’ according to Apple’s software chief
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‘Sideloading is a cyber criminal’s best friend,’ according to Apple’s software chief

“Sideloading is a cyber criminal’s best friend and requiring that on iPhone would be a gold rush for the malware industry,” according to Apple senior vice president Craig Federighi, who delivered a dramatic speech at Web Summit 2021 declaiming the security risks if Apple were required to let users sideload apps. Federighi, who oversees Apple’s...

Instagram and Twitter finally make link previews work again
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Instagram and Twitter finally make link previews work again

The ice is thawing on a nine-year internet feud. When you share Instagram links on Twitter, you’ll see a preview of the link that includes an image instead of just the URL text starting on Wednesday. The feature is rolling out on Android, iOS, and the web. I didn’t see a preview when I tried...

Googler who helped lead 2018 walkout will reportedly join the FTC
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Googler who helped lead 2018 walkout will reportedly join the FTC

Former Google employee Meredith Whittaker could soon be working at the Federal Trade Commission as an AI policy advisor, according to a report by The Information. Whittaker may be best known for helping to organize a 2018 walkout at Google, where 20,000 employees protested against how the company handled alleged sexual harassment, and for leaving...

Building the TOUGHEST Gaming PC!
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Building the TOUGHEST Gaming PC!

Learn more about Xbox Game Pass PC Games here: https://aka.ms/UACPC I just completed the craziest build I’ve ever done for Game Pass for PC and Age of Empires IV! What do you guys think of the build? Xbox asked US to build a PC!? https://youtu.be/QPLVMvQIqpI Social Networks: Join my Discord Server: https://discordapp.com/invite/NmDwaFh Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Q7GoH4 Twitter:...

AirPods 3 Review: Easy Mode!
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AirPods 3 Review: Easy Mode!

AirPods 3 are here, but be careful. The walls around the garden are higher than ever. AirPods Pro: https://amzn.to/3CECtMh That shirt: Coming soon! http://shop.MKBHD.com AirPods case: https://dbrand.com/airpods-3 Tech I’m using right now: https://www.amazon.com/shop/MKBHD Intro Track: http://youtube.com/20syl Playlist of MKBHD Intro music: https://goo.gl/B3AWV5 Headphones provided by Apple for review. ~ Tweets by MKBHD http://instagram.com/MKBHD http://facebook.com/MKBHD

Beats discontinues several products including Powerbeats, Solo Pro, and Beats EP
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Beats discontinues several products including Powerbeats, Solo Pro, and Beats EP

On the same day that it announced the new $200 Fit Pro earbuds, which are receiving universal praise in early reviews, Apple’s Beats brand is thinning out the rest of its product lineup. As noticed by MacRumors, the company has quietly discontinued the Powerbeats, noise-canceling Solo Pro headphones, and entry-level Beats EP headphones. All three...

NEW Beats Fit Pro Buds Unboxing & Review!
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NEW Beats Fit Pro Buds Unboxing & Review!

The Beats Fit Pro are here and these have quickly become my favorite earbuds to use on the daily. Let’s unbox it and talk about what it’s all about. Social Networks: Join my Discord Server: https://discordapp.com/invite/NmDwaFh Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Q7GoH4 Twitter: http://bit.ly/1ItDLeU Facebook: http://bit.ly/22zYfsO Snapchat: uacreviews UrAvgGF – Twitter: http://bit.ly/2g9x89W Instagram: http://bit.ly/2fq9Ngf Snapchat: uravggf For business inquires...

The unexpected health impacts of wearable tech
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The unexpected health impacts of wearable tech

When Tim Cook took the stage at a September 2014 event to announce the hotly anticipated, long-rumored Apple Watch, he described it as a “comprehensive health and fitness device.” The announcement set the foundation for what the company thought smartwatches and wearable devices would be — not just for fun, not just for notifications, but...

The worst gadgets we’ve ever touched
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The worst gadgets we’ve ever touched

Over its 10-year history, The Verge has reviewed hundreds of products: smartphones that have changed the way that we communicate, take photos, and engage with the world; incredible laptops that pack the power of a gaming PC into a portable package; and consoles that have revolutionized how we play.  These are not those products, though....

Vergecast: Facebook goes meta and reviews of the Pixel 6 and MacBook Pro
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Vergecast: Facebook goes meta and reviews of the Pixel 6 and MacBook Pro

Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the week in tech news with the reporters and editors covering the biggest stories. This week on The Vergecast, managing editor Alex Cranz (that’s me), deputy editor Dan Seifert (that’s not me), and senior reporter Alex Heath...