How to automatically change your Slack status when you have a meeting

Sep 21, 2022

Skip to main content / You can easily sync your Slack status to your calendar so you’ll never need to do it manually again Sep 21, 2022, 5:39 PM UTC | Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge A lot of people work remotely these days, which makes work apps like Slack crucial for good communication. Slack status updates provide a particularly helpful and easy way to let colleagues know you’re busy — for example, when you’re in a meeting and can’ ...read more

How to automatically change your Slack status when you have a meeting

Sep 21, 2022

Skip to main content / You can easily sync your Slack status to your calendar so you’ll never need to do it manually again Sep 21, 2022, 5:39 PM UTC | Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge A lot of people work remotely these days, which makes work apps like Slack crucial for good communication. Slack status updates provide a particularly helpful and easy way to let colleagues know you’re busy — for example, when you’re in a meeting and can’ ...read more

The best budget laptop of 2022

Sep 21, 2022

The best cheap laptops are getting better and better. The question to ask is: what’s most important, and what are you willing to sacrifice? Even the best cheap laptops aren’t perfect in every area — they have some strengths but cut corners to achieve their price tags. You can almost certainly find a budget laptop with a touchscreen, a premium-looking chassis, an HDMI port, a backlit keyboard, or stylus support, but you may need to consider which of those features you want the most, and wh ...read more

LG rollable prototype gets full-length hands-on video

Sep 21, 2022

This device seems so finished that it's shocking that LG didn't just sell it before shuttering LG shuttered its mobile business over a year ago, but it looks like its unreleased phones are still out in the wild. A new comprehensive video has shown off its rollable handset’s design from every angle. XDA Developers says LG might have sold its remaining rollable prototypes to its employees before closing its phone business. However, this device seems so finished that it’s shoc ...read more

Logitech’s G Fits can mold their ear tips to deliver made-for-you sound

Sep 21, 2022

Logitech thinks that console and PC gamers, not just audiophiles, might appreciate having custom-molded ear tips for enhanced bass and sound quality. The $229.99 G Fits, releasing in October, borrow the same party trick from the 2020 UE Fits: a one-time, 60-second setup that uses LEDs to heat and morph the ear tips to the shape of your inner ear. It’s identical to how we laid it out in the UE Fits review, where Chris Welch notes that the companion mobile app will remind you to firmly hold ea ...read more

Xbox has removed DRM checks for Xbox One discs on Series X

Sep 21, 2022

Xbox has confirmed that it’s removed a DRM hurdle on the Xbox Series X that relates to playing original Xbox One games. DRM, or digital rights management, refers to the online process of verifying that you actually own a license to the content you’re attempting to access. On Series X, this means that the console will no longer need to run a DRM check if you’re playing a disc version of an Xbox One game. Xbox engineering lead Eden Marie confirmed the quiet rollout of the feature on Twitter ...read more

Eufy security brings video to the smart lock

Sep 21, 2022

Anker sub-brand, Eufy Security, has launched a new security device which brings together its award winning security camera to a combined smart lock called the eufy Security Video Smart Lock. The Eufy Security Video Smart Lock features the fastest fingerprint unlocking speed and accuracy on the market according to Eufy, which also combines a 2K camera that is built in that enables users of the Eufy Security Smart Lock to see visitors approaching their home via their smartphone, alongside ...read more

iOS 16.1’s beta visually changes the iPhone’s battery percentage indicator

Sep 21, 2022

Apple’s second iOS 16.1 beta adds a notable missing feature to the recently released operating system update. Instead of just showing a number in the battery indicator in the top right corner of the smartphone when the percentage is turned on, the tiny battery now visually shifts depending on the device’s charge (via MacRumors ). New in iOS 16.1 Beta 2: The Lock Screen can show the battery percentage again while charging. It works much the same as on iOS 15, where the date disappears and ...read more

Ring Fit Adventure for the Nintendo Switch is down to just $55 today

Sep 21, 2022

Are you, like me, wanting to get fit but don’t want to, well, actually leave the comfort of your home for the gym? Thankfully, Ring Fit Adventure poses a fun alternative for us lazy energetically challenged folks. The fitness-based RPG encourages you to work out as you explore, fight enemies with exercise reps, and collect items without ever stepping foot outside of your home. What’s more, the clever Nintendo Switch title allows you to adjust the difficulty and track your form, thus ensurin ...read more

Samsung is reportedly working on a Wireless Charger Hub

Sep 21, 2022

Samsung is reportedly working on a new charging accessory called the Wireless Charger Hub. The ‘Hub’ in the name likely indicates it will be capable of wireless charging multiple devices at once. Dutch publication GalaxyClub believes that the Wireless Charger Hub is the successor to the Wireless Charger Trio Samsung released back in 2020. This wireless charging accessory might arrive alongside the Galaxy S23 lineup next year, according to the leak. Pricing details and specs are currently ...read more