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Leftovers you can’t eat: Black Friday deals you can still get

Photo by Chris Welch / The Verge This weekend, you can enjoy the last of the leftovers — not Thanksgiving leftovers. (There’s still no end in sight for those at my house.) I’m talking about the deals left over from Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s a relative drought compared to the number of sales we saw last weekend in the thick of it...

Elon Musk reportedly plans to move to Texas

Photo by Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is planning to move from California to Texas, a move that would potentially save him from a huge personal income tax bill, CNBC reported. Musk announced in July that Tesla was building its next US factory in Austin, where it will produce its Cybertruck, Model Y, Model...

Netflix’s Selena doesn’t have a lot of Selena

Photo by Cesar Fuentes Cervantes / Netflix There haven’t been many musicians like Selena Quintanilla: she was a Tejano superstar who managed to find major label mainstream success as one of the music industry’s first Latin artists to top the charts. Her dazzling career was cut tragically short when she was murdered by a fan in the spring...

Preparation for a big COVID-19 vaccine rollout is underway

Medical personnel train for vaccine distribution in the UK. | Photo by Steve Parsons - WPA Pool/Getty Images In the US, COVID-19 vaccines are just around the corner, leaving the entire country peering out the window in anticipation of their arrival. Officials and healthcare systems, already taxed by skyrocketing case counts are making sure...

A cheap tablet is a great entertainment device

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab A7 is a good cheap tablet I’m here to tell you that cheap tablets are good. I’m not here to tell you that they are the future of computing or will replace your laptop for getting work done. But I will tell you they are great entertainment devices. The best way to experience a cheap tablet is to just install the apps you use for...

The US government will let TikTok run out the clock and ‘overlook’ its own deadline

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Trump administration won’t enforce its own deadline for ByteDance to sell or spin out video-sharing platform TikTok’s business in the US, according to Bloomberg. The latest deadline for that move, given by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) on November 28th, was today,...

Google Fi is offering $100 to upgrade your 3G phone before it stops working

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Fi will stop activating non-VoLTE phones in January, and encourage customers with older phones to upgrade with a $100 credit provided they purchase a new phone from the Fi store and activate it before December 31st, 9to5Google reports. Google’s hand is forced in the matter. Customers subscribe...

Hope you weren’t planning to watch Wonder Woman 1984 with an HBO Max free trial

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge It may be time to pour one out for the streaming service trial. CNET reports that HBO Max is no longer offering users a free week of watching its content, following both Disney Plus and Netflix’s examples earlier in the year. This change, probably not coincidentally, comes just weeks before December...

Apple will replace your iPhone 11’s display for free if it has the glitchy touchscreen

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge If your iPhone 11 isn’t responding to touches, it might be eligible for a free fix from Apple. The company has launched a replacement program for iPhone 11 displays that stop responding to touches “due to an issue with the display module.” Apple says that “a small percentage of iPhone 11 displays”...

Apple developers can now let you share free copies of your in-app purchases with your family

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge If you’ve ever wished you could share an in-app purchase with your family, you may be in luck. Today, Apple announced that subscriptions and one-time in-app purchases can now be shared among families. If you buy a consumable item, like coins in a game, you’ll still be the only one who can use them,...

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