Google has finished its initial Matter rollout

/ Google says it has already updated millions of Nest devices and billions of Android devices to support the new smart home standard, so you can now connect your Google Home devices to any Matter-compatible product. Google Home now supports Matter.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google announced today that it has completed the […]

Google has finished its initial Matter rollout

/ Google says it has already updated millions of Nest devices and billions of Android devices to support the new smart home standard, so you can now connect your Google Home devices to any Matter-compatible product. Google Home now supports Matter.Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google announced today that it has completed the […]

Dell’s repairable Concept Luna laptop has a long road ahead of it

/ This will be a huge win for repairability, if it ever actually comes to market. Here is a robot removing the Dell Concept Luna’s keyboard.Photo by Owen Grove / The Verge Almost a year ago today, Dell announced the “Concept Luna”, a fully repairable and upgradable laptop incorporating sustainable materials. With everything removable and […]

HearUSA will add Sony’s OTC hearing aids to its stores in 2023

/ The partnership might give hesitant consumers a place to start when looking into OTC hearing aids. Illustration by Kristen Radtke / The Verge Soon, you’ll be able to pick up a pair of Sony’s OTC (over-the-counter) hearing aids at one of HearUSA’s 350 hearing centers or through its online store. Founded in 1987, HearUSA […]

Uber Eats will use sidewalk robots to make food deliveries in Miami

/ The robots are provided by Cartken, an Oakland-based robotics company. It’s still an unproven business, with some notable examples of robots getting stuck or catching fire. Uber will use robots from Cartken to make deliveries in Dadeland.Image: Uber Uber is expanding its use of autonomous delivery vehicles with the announcement that it will soon […]

Oppo’s next foldable is actually getting a release outside of China

/ The company’s new Find N2 Flip clamshell will come to Europe in the first quarter of next year, but its bigger sibling is sticking to China for the time being.  Oppo’s Find N2 Flip foldable clamshell.Image: Oppo Oppo has announced a pair of new foldables in China today, and the smaller of the two […]

Where are all the new Macs?

/ Apple said it would transition all of its Macs away from Intel silicon within two years of the M1’s announcement. It’s missed that deadline. Two Mac Studios don’t quite make an Arm Mac Pro.Photo by Becca Farsace / The Verge Does anyone else vividly remember the day of June 22nd, 2020? I sure do. […]

Lucid Air Grand Touring review: a dream made real

Lucid’s sedan is sublime to drive, if a bit strange in appearance. Can the Air unseat the Tesla Model S as the leader in the luxury EV market? Share this story When you’re an automotive journalist, sometimes you spend a few hours testing a car and are left with such a negative impression that you […]

What in the world is nuclear fusion — and when will we harness it?

/ Fusion power could revolutionize our energy system. But after decades of research, it’s still out of reach. To create fusion ignition, the National Ignition Facility’s laser energy is converted into X-rays inside the hohlraum, which then compress a fuel capsule until it implodes, creating a high-temperature, high-pressure plasma. Image: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Nuclear […]