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First Click

First Click

Welcome to First Click, an essay written by The Verge staff in which we opine on lives lived in the near future.

Apple was a little behind on Siri privacy, now it’s way ahead

We’re still not getting voice assistants right

My $2,000 iPhone X

The case for Apple to finally just make a TV

Which food videos pair best with a little whine?

Why I'm not getting a $999 iPhone

My computer can’t work without talking to 21 different countries

The LG V30 has me more excited than the new iPhone

The race to the bezel-less bottom is on

Why we secretly love our cords

Podcasts are getting better faster than audiobooks are getting cheaper

A small defense of the Twitter thread

2017 is the year of dual-camera phones, but the best cameras are still single

Welcome to Radio Garden, free from the internet’s sin

A robot delivered my dinner

Autonomous driving will bring forced obsolescence to cars

My favorite travel logging app is also Google’s most controversial feature

Why I love PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds despite hating online shooters

Android killed Windows Phone, not Apple

Binge watching as a way to remember

Why I’m never signing up for Amazon Prime

The world’s greatest movies are trapped on a terrible website

Fast cars and slow internet make for the perfect weekend

May we never find a perfect smartphone

Please ignore the robots

Car companies have learned little from smartphones

The iPhone killed my inner nerd

The iPhone changed the way we communicate with our parents

No one is building the smart speaker we actually want

Apple's AirPods are winning with the critics that matter

4K is the wrong target for Xbox One X and PS4 Pro

Semi-automatic customer disservice