The Vergecast Bluetooth Holiday Spec-tacular

Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge Happy holidays! Here is our gift for you: over an hour of audio content dedicated to Bluetooth. If you’re lucky this holiday season, you may be given a brand-new phone, tablet, or gadget equipped with the short-range wireless standard we’ve dealt with...

Twitter won’t let you write Community Notes until you can be trusted

Users will need to unlock the ability to write notes by increasing their “Rating Impact,” a ranking system that indicates how often a contributor has rated other notes on the platform. | Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter has announced that its recently released Community Notes feature...

Netflix’s ad-supported tier is reportedly off to a slow start

Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge Only nine percent of new Netflix subscribers in the US opted for the streaming service’s new ad-supported streaming tier last month, according to data from analytics firm Antenna. That’s compared to the 15 percent of new signups that reportedly opted for competitor...

Ukraine nets 10,000 additional Starlink terminals, claims funding issues are ‘resolved’

Starlink terminals have provided essential satellite internet service to Ukraine as the Russian invasion targets Ukraine’s communications infrastructure. | Photo by Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Ukraine’s deputy prime minister Mykhailo Fedorov has announced that over 10,000 additional Starlink terminals will be sent to Ukraine in the coming...

Don’t expect a Raspberry Pi 5 next year

A close up of the Raspberry Pi logo on a Pi 3 Model B. | Photo by Olly Curtis/Future via Getty Images The twinned impacts of the pandemic and subsequent supply chain problems mean that Raspberry Pi is unlikely to update its flagship miniature computer next year, its CEO...