Our favorites for all your new devicesContributors: Verge Staff
While it’s really great to get a new tech device — a phone, a laptop, a game console, a Kindle, or a TV — as a gift, it’s even cooler to start working or playing with it. But where to begin?
Here at The Verge, we want to help, so we’ve put together lists of our favorite apps, games, and shows. Check out our app picks for iPhones, Android phones, PCs, Macs, and TVs. We’ve listed our favorite mobile games from Apple Arcade and Google Play Pass, and our top choices for the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. We’ve also compiled our favorite streaming shows on Disney+, Hulu, and Netflix; some great sci-fi books; and exciting new podcasts.
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- December 26The 12 best apps for your new iPhoneBy Chaim Gartenberg@cgartenbergPut power in your phone
- December 26The 8 best Apple Arcade games for your new iPhone or iPadBy Andrew WebsterAn all-you-can-play buffet
- December 25The 10 best games for your new gaming PCBy Cameron Faulkner@camfaulknerA mix of PC exclusives and other gems
- December 25The 11 best games to play on your new PlayStation 4By Nick Statt@nickstattWorking through the best-selling console’s fantastic backlog26 comments
- December 25The 10 best games for your new Xbox OneBy Cameron Faulkner@camfaulknerGame Pass makes stocking up easy, and very affordable
- December 25The 8 best games for your new Nintendo SwitchBy Andrew WebsterGotta play ‘em all
- December 25The 12 best games on Google Play Pass for your new Android phoneBy Jay PetersYou’ve got a lot of options for some gaming fun
- December 19The Verge’s 11 favorite podcasts of 2019By Barbara KrasnoffGreat stuff to listen to