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10 great streaming shows on Netflix for 2020

The Verge’s 17 favorite podcasts of 2020

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Best Chromebook 2020

The best Chromebooks for every type of user

Bose Sleepbuds II review: get your eight hours


Apple AirPods Max review: luxurious sound for a luxury price

Just be sure to find another case

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold review: a folding screen filled with potential

The best phone to buy right now

Buying a new phone can be a chore, but we’ve done the work for you

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds review: noise-canceling champion

Good sound quality and best-in-class noise cancellation come in an awkwardly big case

A cheap tablet is a great entertainment device

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab A7 is a good cheap tablet


How Becca Farsace tests and reviews wireless earbuds

Acer Aspire 5 review: a $549 laptop that doesn’t completely suck

But try to find an AMD model

Nest Thermostat review: more simple than smart

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti review: impressive performance for $399

Another great option for 1440p gaming

The Verge home tech holiday gift guide

The Verge gaming holiday gift guide 2020

Exciting gifts for your favorite gamers

Samsung’s Odyssey G9 does the work of three monitors

And I am now thoroughly spoiled

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The best wireless earbuds to buy right now

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The best noise-canceling headphones to buy right now

Headphones do a better job than earbuds at muting outside noise

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The best smartphone you can buy for under $500

You can get a great smartphone at this price, whether you want an iPhone, a big screen, or a great camera

The Verge holiday gift guide for creators

Gift ideas for the creators in your circle

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (2020) review: speedy, spectacular convertible

AMD Radeon RX 6800 review: entry-level 4K

The cure for the common gaming PC

AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT review: AMD is back in the game

A worthy RTX 3080 competitor for gaming

Roli Lumi review: a portable keyboard that lights the way for first-time musicians

The MacBook Air is the most impressive laptop I’ve used in years

Apple MacBook Air with M1 review: new chip, no problem


Apple MacBook Pro with M1 review: flexing Arm

Apple’s M1 processor has many upsides, with few downsides