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First Click: Sometimes the best technology doesn’t need electronics

What makes the Lamzac so interesting to me right now is that it’s a product that stands in opposition to the trend du jour of putting chips inside everything and then calling it an advancement. Most of the time, these so-called "smart" devices are more expensive and more complicated to use than …

Gear & Gadgets

Why freestyle skiers and snowboarders at the BRITS are the nicest people in the world

As we waited for the fog to clear for the umpteenth time, until which point the BRITS halfpipe competition would be indefinitely postponed, I used the opportunity to study the pipe itself. This was the closest I was likely to get to one, after all. Peering nervously over the edge, I had to concede …

Snapchat’s iOS app now lets you add moving emoji inside videos

Snapchat released an update to its iOS app today that lets you overlay emojis on top of video snaps. So if you'd like to place, say, a "Face With Tears of Joy" or "Ghost" emoji on top of your video, just record the clip and tap the emoji button at the top of the screen, located next to the text …

The 8 Ski Resorts That Will Stay OPEN Latest This Season in North America

<b>It’s been a solid season in North America.</b> Big snowfalls and large snowpacks have given way to extended seasons that’ll keep the good times</b> …

Apple is getting really boring while Amazon, Samsung turn up the heat

Are you kidding me?I’ve been meaning to sit down and write this editorial for a <i>while</i> now<i>.</i> Between Mobile World Congress, Apple’s event and some big …

Six groundbreaking Ferraris were built for a prince. Only one escaped the jungle

Several of these cars could be found nowhere else in the world<p>The only requirement, Garella says, was the semi-automatic transmission<p>"We are lucky to have such clients."<p>Around 3AM, Brunei officials seized their passports, effectively holding them hostage<p>Williams made a phone call. American …

South-east Asia

Watch a flamethrower spew fire in 4K slow motion

<i>The Slow Mo Guys</i> are a faucet from which wonderful videos gush. Sometimes the videos are informative, like when they filmed what happens inside a camera. Other times, they border on Cronenbergian body horror, like when one of the two men recorded a mouse trap snapping on his tongue. This week, the …

Get A Load Of Vittorio Brumotti, Maniac Cycling Stuntman

After Peter Sagan won the Tour of Flanders last weekend, he blasted a lo-fi ‘gram of himself wheelieing across the line with the caption “Winner!”. …

Airbnb will let two people sleep in an underwater bedroom surrounded by 35 sharks

It’s free — if you win!<p>Airbnb is offering its coolest accommodation yet: an underwater bedroom surrounded by 35 sharks.<p>No selfies after dark<p>The one-night stay for two at the unusual spot in the Aquarium de Paris is free. All you need to do in order to sleep in the shark tank one night on either …

You can now record 60-second videos in Instagram

And not a minute too soon<p>Two months after letting advertisers extend their videos to 60 seconds, Instagram is granting the same privilege to regular users. Instagram videos, which have been limited to 15 seconds since they were introduced in June 2013, can now extend to a full minute. Like its …

This weekend’s NCAA Final Four will be live-streamed in virtual reality

VR madness<p>The NCAA has announced that this weekend's Final Four and National Championship games will be live-streamed in virtual reality. Fans who own a Samsung Gear VR will be able to watch each game from a courtside perspective for free by downloading the NCAA March Madness Live app in the Oculus …

Top 5 Resorts You Want to Snowboard This Spring

<i>Somewhere in that white room, Ryan Hudson is having a good time. Snowbird/Matt Crawley photo.</i><p>Some seasons you're just not over it. April and May …

Snowboarder Mark McMorris describes 'freak accident' that left him with a broken femur

When Mark McMorris stood atop the massive snowboard jump at Shaun White's Air+Style competition on Feb. 21, everything seemed to be normal.<p>The …

Extreme Sports

Buy Some of Burton’s Rarest Snowboards, for a Hefty Price

Ever since a counterfeit of an extremely rare, vintage Burton snowboard almost sold for $21,700 on eBay a few years ago, the vintage snowboard market …

Watch the most breathtaking ski video you'll ever see

We’ve written about Candide Thovex before on this site, a skier whose name sounds like a modernist symphony and may be the most brilliant person shooting with a GoPro today.<p>For his latest video, “One of Those Days 3,” Thovex manages to ski over water, rock, snow, air, a helicopter, a bike race and …

Skiing

The Ten Snowiest Ski Resort So Far This Season!

<i>Image from Mt. Baker Ski Area</i><p>Here is a look at the ten snowiest ski resort of the 2015 – 2016 ski season as of January 17, 2016. As you can see from …

Skiing

Vail buys Wilmot ski area between Chicago, Milwaukee

Vail Resorts says it has acquired the Wilmot Mountain ski area in Wisconsin, between Milwaukee and Chicago.<p>The Broomfield, Colorado-based company said Tuesday it plans to improve terrain parks, instruction, dining, snowmaking, parking and other aspects of the resort.<p>The price of the sale wasn't …

Skiing

Skier Allegedly Pushes Snowboarder Off Aspen Chairlift

Aspen, CO – A snowboarder alleges that a skier deliberately pushed him out of an Aspen Highlands chairlift on Sunday, the Aspen Times is reporting. …

Powder Play: Six Ski Destinations Off the Beaten Path

Forget Park City. Hit the slopes this winter at these six emerging ski destinations.<p>Lyngen, Norway<p>Inside the Arctic Circle on Norway’s Lyngen fjord, …

This Just Might Be the Craziest Thing Announced at CES 2016

Kodak (KODK) on Tuesday announced that it was reviving the Super 8 video camera, with some updated modern features.<p>Despite the Super 8 Camera …

Up close with Nikon’s first ever action camera

Nikon made a surprising announcement at CES today when it unveiled its first ever action camera. Even more surprising was that it will shoot 360-degree video. Even more surprising than <i>that</i> was that this is just the first in what will be a "family" of action cameras.<p>The new camera is called the …

TP-Link's multi-band Talon router lets you download a 4K movie in four minutes

There are routers, and then there's the TP-Link Talon AD7200. The device, shown off here at the Consumer Electronics Show today, is the world's first router to ship with Qualcomm's new 802.11ad technology, which taps into the unused 60GHz frequency to reach blazing speeds.<p>The router utilizes both …

This is your next jam: Grimes, Missy Elliott, and more

Bibio's back, Erykah Badu's in control, and Future's feeling inspirational<p>Welcome back to <i>The Verge’s</i> weekly musical roundup. I’m Jamieson, I’m still your host, and I can hear winter’s chill starting to creep into this week’s selections. There’s a palpable coolness to picks from Bibio, Ellie …

Mark Cuban is going to make his own 'hoverboards'

The NBA team owner drops a patent deal with the maker of Hovertrax<p>Mark Cuban has called off a patent deal with Inventist, maker of the Hovertrax and one of the many companies trying to sell two-wheeled "hoverboards" in the United States, according <i>BuzzFeed</i>. Cuban told the outlet that he will make …

How to be human: how am I supposed to decide my career in college?

<i>Leah Reich</i> <i>was one of the first internet advice columnists. Her column "</i><i>Ask Leah</i><i>" ran on IGN, where she gave advice to gamers for two and a half years. During the day, Leah is Slack’s user researcher, but her views here do not represent her employer. You can write to her at</i> <b>askleah@theverge.com</b> <i>and</i></i> …

Graduate School

iPad Pro has a lightning-fast USB 3.0 connector

But you need a nonexistent adapter<p>Apple's new iPad Pro has a hidden feature the company didn't widely publicize: a USB 3.0-compatible Lightning connector. An iFixit teardown earlier this week revealed the compatible components hinting at USB 3.0 capabilities, but <i>Ars Technica</i> reports today that …

Watch Koenigsegg's next supercar act like a Transformer

The Koenigsegg Regera is inarguably one of the most ridiculous supercars ever imagined, much less made: the latest project from Swedish performance wizard Christian von Koenigsegg and his company is said to offer 1,500 horsepower through a combination of electric and gasoline powerplants. There …

Gogoro's awesome electric scooter is coming to Europe next year, Amsterdam first

Gogoro, the all-electric, Bluetooth-connected scooter designed in large part by former HTC staff, has announced its first launch beyond its home market of Taiwan: Amsterdam, a city well known for its love of two-wheeled things. The machine — and the network of battery swap kiosks to go along with …

Electric Vehicles

The Figment iPhone case is also a VR viewer

The Figment VR viewer is a slick-looking, soft touch-coated iPhone case with built-in goggles that flip around from the back. It comes in white or black and works with a number of VR-friendly apps, like Google Cardboard, Jaunt VR, VRSE, or even the 360-degree videos found on YouTube or Facebook.<p>The …

Virtual Reality

Tumblr's app can now turn your photos and videos into GIFs

How wasn't this already a feature?<p>The next time you go to post a photo on Tumblr, you may find a bunch of GIFs ready and waiting to be posted instead. Tumblr is updating its iOS app today with a new feature that lets it turn photo bursts and videos into GIFs. It works really well, automatically …