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  1. Ikea overhauls its smart home with new Matter-ready hub and app

    Ikea overhauls its smart home with new Matter-ready hub and app

    Ikea’s new Matter-ready Dirigera hub and Home Smart app are here to replace the Tradfri gateway. The pair ships in October with a promise of greater reliability and interoperability.

  2. Pixel 6 owners aren’t thrilled with Google’s overpriced, yellowing cases

    Pixel 6 owners aren’t thrilled with Google’s overpriced, yellowing cases

    Pixel 6 owners are unimpressed with Google’s first-party case for the phones, complaining that it quickly turns yellow, stains, and warps.

  3. Microsoft starts testing new OneNote design overhaul

    Microsoft starts testing new OneNote design overhaul

    Microsoft is updating OneNote’s design in a new unified app. Design changes include ribbon updates, a theme that matches Windows 11, and more inking features.

  4. The ‘800 pound gorilla’ in the Gulf of Mexico that could supercharge hurricanes this season

    The ‘800 pound gorilla’ in the Gulf of Mexico that could supercharge hurricanes this season

    The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season is shaping up to potentially be a doozy. Forecasters expect an active season with a worrying wildcard.

  5. Asus Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED review: a dual-screen laptop that works

    Asus Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED review: a dual-screen laptop that works

    Asus’ latest Duo is its best yet.

  6. Mr. Boop, the psychosexual webcomic that is a scathing critique of copyright

    Mr. Boop, the psychosexual webcomic that is a scathing critique of copyright

    Alec Robbins talks to The Verge about his webcomic’s new hardcover edition, the most sexualized Pokémon, and the copyright threats he may or may not have received after posting the series online.

  7. New partnership links positive COVID-19 cases to antivirals — for a price

    New partnership links positive COVID-19 cases to antivirals — for a price

    COVID-19 testing company Detect is partnering with Carbon Health to connect people who test positive for the virus to antiviral treatments. It’s modeled off a federal program to connect people with drugs.

  8. Microsoft is making a native Arm version of Visual Studio 2022 and a mini PC

    Microsoft is making a native Arm version of Visual Studio 2022 and a mini PC

    Microsoft is building an Arm-native toolchain for developers to use Windows on Arm. Native Arm apps for Visual Studio and VS Code are on the way, and Microsoft has partnered with Qualcomm on another dev device.

  9. YouTube Music now suggests your favorite speaker for playback

    YouTube Music now suggests your favorite speaker for playback

    YouTube Music, will now attempt to suggest which of your Cast-enabled speakers you want to stream music to. It means you won’t have to hunt through an alphabetical list when there’s only one speaker you regularly use.

  10. Dyson eyes robots that can do your household chores

    Dyson eyes robots that can do your household chores

    Dyson has shown off a series of robot prototypes it has in development, and has announced plans to hire hundreds of robotics engineers over the next five years. It reportedly wants to release a household chores robot by 2030.