Sprint just made its network much faster in New York City

Sprint announced today that it has enabled its LTE Plus service in New York City, making it one of the last major metropolitan areas to get access to the service. Initially launched in 77 markets last November, LTE Plus is Sprint’s version of LTE Advanced, and is now available in …

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AMC is renewing Fear the Walking Dead for a third season

Fear the Walking Dead is coming back for a third season. AMC announced its renewal of the popular spinoff this afternoon, just under a week after the show’s second season premiered on April 10th. It’s a little too early to predict an exact premiere date for the new batch of …

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Sling TV's leaked AirTV box is almost like a DIY Aereo

Cord cutters still can’t have it all, but the mildly successful Sling TV service might soon have a nice option: live local channels. A new box scooped by Zatz Not Funny!, dubbed “AirTV,” is basically a Slingbox with an OTA tuner. Local channels are, of course, all around us, broadcasting …

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The weird future of movie theater food

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The final seasons of Game of Thrones might have fewer episodes

Game of Thrones‘ upcoming sixth season could be its last to reach a double-digit episode count. In an interview with Variety, showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss confirmed that the show’s seventh and eighth seasons — its two final ones, according to the current plan — would have fewer episodes than …

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First Click: Are metal phones still metal?

If you look in the Verge forums right now you’ll find ECrispy wondering the same while arguing the merits of polycarbonate. Like plastic, polycarbonate is a synthetic resin. However, unlike the much maligned material used on old Samsung Galaxy devices, polycarbonate is that hard-as-nails machined (not cast) material used for Nokia’s piano-lacquered …

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