Tesla’s upgraded 2024 Model 3 is now available in the US

Tesla Model 3 (2024) | Image: Tesla An updated version of Tesla’s Model 3 sedan that was released in markets across Europe, the Middle East, and China last fall is now available in North America. Reportedly codenamed “Highland” while it was in development, it introduces several noticeable tweaks to Tesla’s mainstream electric sedan. From the … Read more

Sony brings Fortnite to the car (bumper)

Where we drivin’? | Image: Sony Sony and Honda’s in-development Afeela EV will let you display messages and images on its front bumper, according to a new video about the car, including the ability to… advertise video games. You can see the screen-ified bumper — sorry, the “Media Bar” — starting at 3:17 in the … Read more

FCC says low-income internet subsidies are endangered as funding runs low

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says that it will be forced to sunset its internet subsidy for low-income families, known as the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), in May if it doesn’t receive additional funding. The program is currently only funded through April this year, despite a White House … Read more

How to sell or trade in your old Android phone

Samar Haddad; Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Whether you want to go with Samsung, Google, or a different manufacturer, trading in your old Android phone — or selling it — is a smart way to do that, especially since there are those who will decide instead to buy a lightly used phone from an … Read more

10 great shows from 2023 to stream on Amazon Prime Video

The Verge / Image courtesy of Amazon Prime Amazon Prime Video is the second-best perk that comes with a Prime subscription (aside from free two-day shipping, of course), and its library only continues to grow. While Prime Video is often overshadowed by the likes of Netflix and Max, it has surprising range, whether you’re looking … Read more

Astrohaus will be shipping its cheapest Freewrite digital typewriter in January

Image: Freewrite Astrohaus will be shipping the cheapest digital typewriter in its Freewright lineup, the Freewright Alpha, in mid-January for $349. You can preorder it now, however, in black or white from the company’s website. The Freewrite Alpha is the follow-up to the original $649 Freewrite and the $499 portable Freewrite Traveler from 2020. Like … Read more

Apple resumes Apple Watch sales after ban is paused

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge You can once again buy the latest Apple Watches straight from Apple. The Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 will be available again in some physical Apple stores starting today, with wider availability expected by Saturday. Online sales will resume tomorrow by 3PM ET, Apple spokesperson … Read more

Netflix is back, after an outage knocked many people offline for a few hours

Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge People worldwide have reported trouble connecting to Netflix and a strange “tvq-pb-101” error message starting at around 5PM ET until the issue was resolved at around 8PM ET. Given the service’s global availability and massive subscriber base, small outages are common, but what we saw on Monday evening … Read more

Google Fiber’s 20-gig service costs $250 per month

Google and Actiontec worked together to make this Wi-Fi 7 router to with with the 20-gig service. | Image: Google Google is rolling out its 20-gig internet service offering to Fiber customers in select markets, with installations starting in Q1 2024. The ridiculously high-speed residential connection, first announced in October, also throws in the latest … Read more