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iPhone line sitters in NYC slept in garbage bags and got arrested

theverge.com — Waiting for an iPhone used to be fun. I did it once back in 2009. I got up around 3 AM - on vacation, no less - and stood outside an Apple store in Charleston, SC. I traded stories with strangers about what I was going to do with my new, white iPhone 3GS.
Sep 20, 2014

Very curious about the details of how the phenomenon of Chinese people waiting in line for the iPhone works... theverge.com/2014/9/20/6641…

Sep 20, 2014

RT @tomwarren: iPhone lines aren't full of Apple fans anymore, they're full of gangs looking to make money on the black market theverge.com/2014/9/20/6641…

Sep 20, 2014

RT @tomwarren: iPhone lines aren't full of Apple fans anymore, they're full of gangs looking to make money on the black market theverge.com/2014/9/20/6641…

Sep 20, 2014

iPhone lines aren't full of Apple fans anymore, they're full of gangs looking to make money on the black market theverge.com/2014/9/20/6641…

Sep 20, 2014

iPhone line sitters in NYC slept in garbage bags and got arrested theverge.com/2014/9/20/6641…

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Pebble update adds emoji, compass, and better notifications for iOS

theverge.com — 2014 is the year of the emoji. Within the last year we've seen an emoji social network, emoji on Twitter, emoji music videos, and even an emoji city. And now, emoji is on your Pebble smartwatch. The feature comes as part of firmware 2.5,which you can install today.

Oculus' new prototype is where VR should be right now

theverge.com — You can finally walk around in virtual reality. Oculus still doesn't want you to walk around. But it will let you. And that's a big deal. The latest version of the Oculus Rift is a prototype called Crescent Bay, following the naming convention of Crystal Cove, the prototype it announced at CES 2014.

Microsoft plays on iOS 8 issues by doubling free OneDrive space to 30GB

theverge.com — Apple released its iOS 8 update earlier this week, but a number of iPhone and iPad owners ran into problems with the amount of free storage required to install the latest operating system. Microsoft is taking advantage of these issues by doubling its free OneDrive storage to 30GB today.
Sep 20, 2014

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Sep 20, 2014

Microsoft plays on iOS 8 issues by doubling free OneDrive space to 30GB theverge.com/e/6383758

Xbox chief promises to bring 'Minecraft' to Windows Phone

theverge.com — With a simple "yes," Microsoft's Xbox chief, Phil Spencer, has confirmed that Minecraft will be heading to Windows Phone. It's not a surprising move given Microsoft's recent acquisition of the popular title, but the software maker didn't promise to bring Minecraft to Windows Phone in its original announcement.

Dear Wizards: it's time to make a 'Magic the Gathering' video game for everyone

theverge.com — Magic: the Gathering is one of the best games ever made. If you've never played it because it looks too nerdy or complex, you're missing out; even though it takes time and patience to learn, MTG is thrilling, smart, fantastical, improbably deep, and intellectually rewarding.
Sep 20, 2014

Dear Wizards: it's time to make a 'Magic the Gathering' video game for everyone theverge.com/e/6315576 via @verge by @LaughingStoic

Tesla's latest Model S update adds calendar, lets you start car with your phone

theverge.com — Model S owners have been waiting for it, and Tesla's finally delivering: version 6.0 of the luxury EV's firmware is now being pushed out to drivers via an over-the-air update. The new update adds a slew of pretty nice features including traffic-based navigation, which helps Model S customers steer clear of delays.
Sep 19, 2014

RT @verge: Tesla's latest Model S update adds a calendar app and lets you start the car with your phone theverge.com/e/6307420

Sep 19, 2014

Finally RT @verge: Tesla's latest Model S update adds a calendar app and lets you start the car with your phone theverge.com/e/6307420