We know, you're not at work. You're lying on a beach somewhere thinking about America and freedom and bald eagles and America. That's why we've distilled the full day of news into today's episode of 90 Seconds on The Verge, so in less than the time it'll take to cook your ninth hot dog you can get caught up on everything you missed. Stories about Microsoft's successes and failures, resale markets for digital products, and a happy — if expensive — release for Japanese music fans. Won't you join me?

Also, we're still just getting started at this. Tell us what you like, what you hate, and what you want to see next in the comments, but most importantly, tune in again on Thursday for a post-Independence Day 90 Seconds on The Verge.

Stories of the day: