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Logitech’s Magic Keyboard alternative is $30 off at multiple retailers.

Logitech’s keyboard alternative is nearly half the price of Apple’s Magic Keyboard. | Image: Logitech Unless you’re willing to shell out for the Apple Magic Keyboard, Logitech’s Folio Touch might be your best bet for turning your second-gen, 11-inch iPad Pro into a laptop. Right now, both Amazon and Best Buy are taking $30 off the well-regarded keyboard case, rendering it one of the best sales we’ve seen on the device in recent months. ...

Facebook’s Oversight Board has upheld Trump’s ban — what’s next?.

Photo Illustration by Grayson Blackmon / The Verge Facebook moderation expert Kate Klonick weighs in Continue reading…

SteelSeries' Rival 5 is a solid jack-of-all-trades gaming mouse.

SteelSeries new mouse, the Rival 5, can handle all your favorite video game genres.

'Pok Pok Playroom' is a handcrafted kids' app from Alto's Odyssey veterans.

Say hello to Pok Pok, a new studio founded by Snowman collaborators.

SteelSeries’ budget-friendly Rival 5 is packed with buttons.

The new Rival 5 costs $59.99 and is available now. | SteelSeries SteelSeries has debuted its Rival 5 wired, right-handed gaming mouse that is available right now for $59.99. From a distance, the Rival 5 looks similar to the modular Rival 600, but this is a simpler and slightly more ergonomically friendly mouse. ...

The team behind Alto’s Adventure is launching a new app — and studio — aimed at kids.

Photo: Pok Pok Snowman is best-known for games like Alto’s Adventure and Skate City, but soon the company will be exploring a very different realm: children’s apps. Today, Snowman announced an upcoming game called Pok Pok Playroom, which will be launching on May 20th on the App Store. It’s a charming, minimalist experience aimed at kids between two and six, designed to encourage open-ended play through a handful of different digital toys. ...

Getting hospitals ready for the next pandemic.

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The more hospitals cooperate, the better they’ll fare in an emergency Continue reading…

The best affordable Windows laptops you can buy.

Here's a list of the best affordable Windows laptops you can buy, as reviewed by Engadget editors.

ASUS ROG goes big with the 16-inch Zephyrus M16 and 17-inch S17.

ASUS is ready to debut two new big-screen gaming laptops, the Zephyrus M16 and S17.

Asus’ new Zephyrus M16 has a 16:10 screen and Intel Tiger Lake H processor.

Image: Asus If you’re wondering why every company under the sun has released new gaming laptops today, it’s because Intel has announced its newest flagship mobile processors. They’re the newest members of its 11th Gen “Tiger Lake H” series. Asus and Intel have announced the new Zephyrus M16, which will pair the chips with Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3000 GPUs (up to a 3070). ...

Colonial pipeline hackers say they're 'apolitical' and only out to make money.

The Darkside hacking group believed to be behind the rasomware on the Colonial pipeline has said it is "apolitical" in a statement.

Visa Launches Apple Pay Support in Japan.

Visa has announced that starting today, customers in Japan will be able to use their Visa debit or credit card with Apple Pay. Customers with Visa cards issued by Aplus, SMBC Finance Service, NTT DoCoMo, Credit Saison, JACCS, Mitsui Sumitomo Bank Card, and Rakuten cards will be able to add their card to their Wallet on iPhone and Apple Watch. ...

The Morning After: Xbox Series X and PS5 progress update.

After half a year with the new consoles, what do you think of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X?

NVIDIA's RTX 3050 and 3050 Ti bring ray tracing to affordable laptops.

NVIDIA is officially unveiling the RTX 3050 and 3050 Ti. They deliver the ray tracing and AI features from the rest of its RTX line, but with a much lower starting price around $799.

Razer upgrades its Blade 15 laptop with 11th-gen Intel H-series chips.

Razer is launching an upgraded Blade Advanced 15-inch gaming laptop armed with Intel’s latest 11th Gen H-series chips.

Alienware teases new X-Series laptops with exotic cooling solution.

Dell has teased an upcoming Alienware laptop lineup called the X-Series offering improved thermal performance using new materials.

NVIDIA's Broadcast app gains echo and video noise removal in new update.

NVIDIA has made it easier to remove room echo, sounds of pets and video noise with the latest version of its Broadcast app.

HP boosts its ZBook laptops with new Intel chips and punchy displays.

HP is releasing a new range of ZBook work-oriented laptops featuring Intel's latest processors and 4K displays.

Lenovo updates Legion gaming laptops with 11th-gen Intel H-series chips.

Lenovo has unveiled a trio of Legion gaming laptops that boast both 11th-generation Intel Core H-series chips as well as NVIDIA's GeForce RTX 3050 graphics.

Dell's latest XPS laptops pack ray-traced graphics into the same slim frame.

Dell has unveiled its latest XPS laptops using Intel's newly launched 11th-generation CPUs, and they have some impressive specs and looks.

Intel's 11th-gen H-series CPUs are finally ready for powerful gaming laptops.

Intel's powerful 11th-gen H-series chips are finally here.

Acer updates its gaming laptops with the latest Intel and NVIDIA chips.

Tiger Lake H-series chips come to three of Acer's laptops.

Nvidia’s RTX 3050 Ti can deliver 60fps gameplay in more budget-friendly laptops.

Nvidia Nvidia’s RTX 30-series lineup of mobile graphics chips has two new members joining today: the GeForce RTX 3050 Ti and 3050. They sit beneath the GeForce RTX 3060 in terms of specs and performance, with less video memory (4GB) and fewer dedicated Tensor AI and RT cores available to perform ray tracing and handle AI-enhanced effects like DLSS. ...

Intel’s flagship Tiger Lake-H mobile chips are here to take on Ryzen 5000.

Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Intel has added five consumer processors and five commercial processors to its 11th Gen Core H-series generation (codenamed “Tiger Lake-H”). Both groups include three eight-core chips and two six-core chips. All of the parts are 35W, save the flagship Core i9-11980HK, which is clocked at 65W. ...

MSI’s new laptops take aim at the 16-inch MacBook Pro.

This is the GL66 Pulse, which starts at $949. | Image: MSI MSI has announced a number of gaming and creator laptops that include Intel’s brand-new Tiger Lake H processors. The models will be available for purchase on May 16th. MSI is best known for its high-end gaming laptops, but the company has made a few attempts to diversify its portfolio over the past few years. ...

Nvidia’s Broadcast update filters the sound of a billion sex-starved cicadas.

After 17 years, billions of newly hatched cicada nymphs are burrowing up from their earthen lairs right now to party. They will molt, sing, and mate like a society emerging from pandemic with a biological drive to preserve the species. It’s going to get messy and it’s going to get loud... unless you’re using Nvidia Broadcast which is being updated to filter out the sound of cicadas. ...

Foxconn's iPhone 12 Output in India Hit By Local Lockdowns.

iPhone 12 production at a Foxconn factory in India has been cut by more than 50% amid a lockdown, and multiple reported cases of COVID-19 infections for workers at the plant, according to a new report from Reuters. The main factory located in Tamil Nadu, a state under extreme lockdown measures, has been forced to significantly cut back on production. ...

SkulptSynth SE is a $199 portable virtual analog synth with MPE support.

The SkulptSynth SE builds on the success of the original by cutting the price to $199 and improving the build quality.

Apple Merging 'iCloud Documents and Data' Service With iCloud Drive in May 2022.

Apple plans to merge its iCloud Documents and Data service with iCloud Drive starting in May of 2022, according to a support document published late last week (via MacGeneration). ‌iCloud Drive‌ and ‌iCloud‌ Documents and Data share the fundamental ability to backup data from apps. ...

NASA's OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe begins its two-year journey back to Earth.

On May 10th at 4:23 PM Eastern, OSIRIS—REx bid asteroid Bennu farewell to begin its 1.4-billion-mile journey back to our planet.

Spotify Mobile App Gains Podcast Timestamp Sharing Feature.

Spotify has announced the availability of podcast timestamp sharing, a new feature of its mobile app that lets users share podcasts beginning at a particular moment. Previously, it was only possible to share a podcast link to an entire episode on Spotify. Timestamp sharing means the shared podcast will play for the recipient from the time that the sender chooses, allowing them to highlight specific content. ...

'Among Us' builds in Twitch streaming and Discord invites on mobile.

'Among Us' updates are making it easier to use Twitch and Discord with the game, especially on mobile.

FCC approves $7 billion internet fund to connect schools and libraries.

The FCC has announced two significant developments that will help more people get connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UK Class Action Accuses Apple of Breaking Competition Law by Overcharging for Apps.

A new legal case filed with the U.K.'s Competition Appeal Tribunal has accused Apple of breaching competition law by overcharging nearly 20 million customers for App Store purchases. The collective action case alleges Apple's 30% commission on app sales and consumers' forced use of its own payment processing system generates "unlawfully excessive levels of profit," and calls for the company to compensate iPhone and iPad users in the U. ...

What's on TV this week: 'Mass Effect,' 'Love, Death & Robots' and 'Castlevania'.

Also new this week: 'Subnautica: Below Zero,' 'Intergalactic' and 'Shrek' in 4K.

Sony's DualSense controller now works with Apple devices for PS5 remote play.

You'll be able to use your DualSense controller to remote play PS5 games on your Apple devices.

IBM's CodeNet dataset can teach AI to translate computer languages.

IBM researchers have crafted a Rosetta Stone for programming code.

Valorant's Replication mode puts five identical agents on one team.

With Replication, you and your team can all play the same agent.

NTSB: Video shows owner getting into driver's seat before fatal Tesla crash.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released its preliminary report on the fatal Tesla Model S crash that killed two men in Texas last month.