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Dockless bike-share service leaves France after "mass destruction" of its fleet

Wrecking bikes has become ‘the new entertainment of underaged individuals,’ the startup says<p>Hong Kong-based bike-sharing service Gobee is shutting down in France after suffering what the company is calling “mass destruction” of its fleet. Gobee, which had 2,000 bikes in Paris and claimed around …

I really love this little USB-C laptop wall charger

It’s the little things<p>It’s okay to be Real Mad at Apple for dropping MagSafe power connectors on the new MacBooks and MacBook Pros. I get it. But somehow I have become <i>The Verge</i>’s resident USB Type-C reporter, and I suspect it’s because I love the little thing, despite its many problems. I love it …

Google and Acer built a 24-inch desktop computer for video conferences

The Chromebase for meetings is Google's second video conferencing device<p>Google and Acer have teamed up to release the $799 Chromebase for meetings, an "all-in-one standalone secure video conferencing device" designed for small areas like desktops or office phone booths. Google has other Chromebase …

Remix OS might just make you want to put Android on your laptop

Earlier this year at CES we were introduced to Remix OS — an Android variant from Jide that turns Google's mobile operating system into a desktop OS. Remix takes basic Android and adds all the elements you'd expect on a PC or Mac: there's support for mice and keyboards, a windowed interface, a file …

Google finally has a Surface competitor in the Pixel C

Say hello to the first-ever Android tablet built by Google. It's the Pixel C, and just like how the Chromebook Pixel was the creme de la creme of Chromebooks, the Pixel C looks to be Google's attempt at making the best-ever 2-in-1 Android tablet it could possibly make. And yes, it appears to be …

LG's Rolly keyboard packs up into a Bluetooth wand

Despite the name, LG's Rolly keyboard doesn't really roll. Instead, the Bluetooth peripheral unfolds segment by segment, with four rows of keys laying neatly on any flat surface or clacking magnetically into place around a square spine. As a rod, the Rolly feels neat and balanced, and although it's …

The Miix 700 is Lenovo's Surface killer

Lenovo has arguably done more than any other PC maker to blur the line between tablets and laptops, but its new Ideapad Miix 700 convertible tablet is clearly aimed at one competitor in particular: Microsoft's Surface. Like that machine, the Miix 700 sports a kickstand with a high-tech hinge; it's …

Windows 10

Adonit introduces Bluetooth-free touchscreen stylus

The stylus available for tablets and smartphones usually fall into two camps. The more precise pens with Bluetooth connectivity that only work with certain apps <i>or</i> the rubber-tipped pens that work with anything but can result in smudgy lines. Adonit thinks it's found a happy medium with its new Jot …

Touchscreens

Aftershokz adds a titanium twist to its bone-conducting headphones

Like many companies these days, Aftershokz just launched an Indiegogo campaign to support its latest offering, a set of bone conduction headphones called Trekz Titanium. If you're unfamiliar with the tech, it works by sending audio as vibrations through the cheekbone to the inner ear, bypassing the …

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The new Moto G keeps the amazing price, improves the screen

Along with the new Moto X, Motorola also unveiled a new Moto G today. And yes, Motorola apparently doesn't like renaming things, because it doesn't have a new one -- it's still simply the Moto G. And seeing as this humble device was the company's best-selling smartphone of all time, it certainly …

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is smaller, lighter and more elegant than the GS5

Aluminum sides, chamfered edges, slim profile, solidly built back -- this is what Samsung's chosen as its brand-new design language, and it's why the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge (which was introduced this week) have a premium look and feel. But the new Note isn't the only device with the same type …

Finally, a keyboard that embraces fanboys of all colors

Logitech K480 loves Chrome, Windows, OS X, Android, and iOS devices equally<p>Logitech just revealed its new Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard K480, which is being touted as "the first desk keyboard designed for use with up to three devices." The platform-agnostic peripheral will allow users to …

Messaging app Firechat is adding a fake-name feature for Burning Man

The Burning Man festival kicks off this Monday in the Nevada desert, and while many startups are still assembling their camps, the messaging app Firechat has built something more elaborate for the playa. Built by Open Garden, Firechat specializes in peer-to-peer messaging, relying on Bluetooth and …

Engadget Live Boston is this Friday!

Our third Engadget Live event of 2014 hits Boston this Friday, August 22nd. At 7PM on the dot, we'll transform Royale into a scene that even Stefon would consider worthy of being Boston's hottest club. Tap your way through the gallery below to find out what you can expect when you come out to our …

A dish that’s not to be hurried over: The ultimate spaghetti bolognese

<b>Steaming bowls of spaghetti bolognese are served up in many British kitchens every day. This Italian inspired-dish is comforting and hearty, easy to</b> …

The Pentagon is turning Italy into a military base

Italy is becoming a launch pad for America’s wars, thanks to your tax dollars<p>The Pentagon has spent the last two decades plowing hundreds of millions of tax dollars into military bases in Italy, turning the country into an increasingly important center for U.S. military power. Especially since the …

Withings Pulse review

The walking portion of my daily commute got a lot shorter when I started at <i>The Verge</i>. The subway used to drop me one avenue and three city blocks from my previous office, and the walk added about 4,000 steps to my daily average without any extra effort on my part. Now the subway lets off across the …

China Builds Museums, But Filling Them Is Another Story

Shanghai did something last fall that few other cities on the planet could have even considered. It opened two massive art museums right across the river from one another on the same day.<p>The grand openings put an exclamation point on China's staggering museum building boom. In recent years, about …

Seagate Central review: media sharing for the home, plus backup too

We really enjoy the ability to consume content on any device from just about anywhere we may roam. The cloud has been a big part of making that happen, but there are still a few things the cloud can't do nearly as well as local storage -- namely, share large files and provide continuous full …