What is The Verge really?

What is it? What does it believe it actually is? What does it aspire to be, and how does it plan on becoming that? I visit the home page hoping to see the Samsung Galaxy S4 review (which is about 10 days overdue, but that's a separate issue). The top shelf I was treated to was this:


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Is this what I should have been expecting? Where are the consumer electronics stories? Am I in the wrong place? If I am, there are no hard feelings. Please, just let me know.