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Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller make sense of the week's tech news with help from our diverse and wide-ranging staff. And on Tuesdays, Nilay hosts in-depth, one-on-one interviews with major tech… read more

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Sen. Michael Bennet talks tech in the next election

August 20th, 2019


The Verge's Makena Kelly and Nilay Patel sit down with senator and presidential candidate Michael Bennet to discuss his new book "Dividing America"

Exclusive: Matt Mullenweg and Automattic bought Tumblr. What’s next?

August 14th, 2019


Automattic just bought Tumblr from Verizon for reportedly 3 million dollars. CEO of Automattic Matt Mullenweg sits down with The Verge's Julia …

TechFreedom's Berin Szóka on bad tech policy

August 13th, 2019

This week on the Vergecast interview series, The Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel sits down with Berin Szóka, the president of TechFreedom.

Being hopeful about the web with Paul Ford

August 6th, 2019

This week on the interview episode of The Vergecast, editor of cheif of The Verge Nilay Patel sits down with CEO of Postlight Paul Ford.

Paul Ford …

Mark Cuban on why AI is the future and Facebook’s Libra isn’t

July 30th, 2019

Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban stops by to discuss his views on artificial intelligence, net neutrality, breaking up Big Tech, investment opportunities he’s excited about, and why he thinks Facebook’s Libra is …

Why everyone hates Big Tech with Matt Yglesias of The Weeds

July 22nd, 2019

Vox Senior Correspondent and host of The Weeds Matt Yglesias joins Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel in this special crossover episode to explain what Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which allows …

Big tech at Capitol Hill, Elon Musk's brain machine interface, and Macbook 2019 reviews

July 19th, 2019

Nilay Patel invites a cavalry of experts from The Verge (Makena Kelly, Adi Robertson, Liz Lopatto, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller) to discuss the Big …

Everything is too hard to use, with Asurion CEO Tony Detter

July 16th, 2019


Everything is too complicated. Asurion CEO Tony Detter joins Verge editor-in-chief, Nilay Patel to discuss simplifying our experience with tech products, the problems with closed eco-systems and why an insurance company …

Nintendo announces Switch Lite, Apple updates Macbooks, and a wild email from Foxconn

July 12th, 2019

Nintendo announced a new Switch! Nilay, Dieter, and Paul discuss what's different with the new model and what's being updated with the original one. …

Net neutrality was repealed a year ago. Gigi Sohn explains what’s happened since

July 9th, 2019


It's been a year since net neutrality was repealed. Gigi Sohn, a distinguished fellow at Georgetown Law's Institute for Technology Law and Policy, …

Mourning a robot with Ashley Carman and Kaitlyn Tiffany of 'Why'd You Push That Button?'

July 5th, 2019


What happens when your robot friend dies? Ashley Carman and Kaitlyn Tiffany of Why'd You Push That Button? explore the grieving community surrounding the short-lived social robot Jibo.

Why big companies will never get content management right, with UCLA’s Sarah T Roberts

July 2nd, 2019


Behind the screen: content moderation in the shadows of social media author Sarah T Roberts joins Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel to discuss the business and dark side of content moderation while pondering future …

Jony Ive leaving Apple, iPadOS public beta, and Bill Gates’ greatest mistake

June 28th, 2019

Public betas for iPadOS, iOS 13, and macOS Catalina are available now so Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller discuss the updates from using the …

Kara Swisher on Silicon Valley’s lack of competition

June 25th, 2019

Recode editor-at-large Kara Swisher joins Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel to discuss the possibilities of breaking up big tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. Kara also explains how the dominance …

Facebook announces Libra, Section 230 threatened, and RCS in the hands of Google

June 21st, 2019

Paul Miller explains Facebook new cryptocurrency Libra, Adi Robertson explains Senator Josh Hawley's move to amend Section 230, and Dieter explains …

Death, fear, and anxiety at Facebook’s worst-performing content moderation site in North America

June 19th, 2019

Earlier this year, The Verge’s Casey Newton broke the story about the working conditions of Facebook moderators at a campus in Phoenix, AZ In his …

Facebook executives Adam Mosseri and Andrew Bosworth on splitting up Facebook, privacy and more

June 18th, 2019


Facebook executives Adam Mosseri and Andrew Bosworth sit down with The Verge’s Casey Newton at Code Conference to discuss antitrust and the prospect of breaking up Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. They also discuss …

Introducing Nice Try! Utopian

June 15th, 2019


Nice Try! is a new podcast from Curbed and the Vox Media Podcast Network that explores stories of people who have tried to design a better world, and what happens when those designs don't go according to plan. Season …

Recapping Code Conference, Youtube’s CEO apologizes, and the Pixel 4 leaks

June 14th, 2019

Fresh off of Code Conference, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul discuss YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki’s apology and difficult week, and consider whether there’s …

Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown on sustainable food systems and the science of protein

June 11th, 2019


Fresh off his IPO, Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown joins Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel to discuss the evolution of plant-based burgers, the science …

YouTube’s bad week: pedophiles, hate speech, and Steven Crowder

June 7th, 2019

There was so much news this week that we had to add another Vergecast episode to cover it all. Besides Apple’s WWDC, the most important story in The Verge’s coverage has been the various crises YouTube is facing over …

WWDC 2019, a new Mac Pro, and updates to the iPad

June 7th, 2019

This week Apple held their annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).  The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller discuss everything …

The ethics of AI with Google's AI lead Jeff Dean

June 4th, 2019


What are tech giants like Google doing to tackle the ethical issues that surround artificial intelligence? Verge senior reporter James Vincent speaks with Google AI lead Jeff Dean and Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel …

Weird laptops of Computex, new Intel and AMD chips, and a WWDC preview

May 31st, 2019

The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller discuss all the new laptops revealed at Computex 2019, the new processor chips from Intel and …

How technology is changing music with Switched on Pop’s Charlie Harding and Nate Sloan

May 28th, 2019


Switched on Pop hosts Charlie Harding and Nate Sloan join Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel to unpack how technology is changing the distribution, …

The T-Mobile and Sprint merger, Apple tweaks the Macbook keyboards, and Huawei vs. Trump

May 24th, 2019

The Verge's Russel Brandom joins the show to decipher the Huawei ban as well as its larger implications.
Second half of the show, Dieter Bohn explains how Apple is tweaking its troubled keyboard design on its current …

Huawei, 5G, and Robocalls with FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks

May 21st, 2019

FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks stops by to discuss Huawei, regulating robocalls, net neutrality, the race for 5G and more with The Verge’s Nilay …

OnePlus 7 Pro review, the White House's censorship tool, and more streaming wars

May 17th, 2019

Dieter Bohn's OnePlus 7 Pro and Pixel 3a review starts off the show, followed by Adi Robertson's coverage of  everything the government is doing with …

The lawyer who won against Apple at the Supreme Court

May 14th, 2019


Apple just lost a case at the Supreme Court, and an antitrust lawsuit claiming that the App Store is a monopoly will proceed. Verge editor-in-chief …

Google I/O and the future of Android with Google SVP Hiroshi Lockheimer and Android Director Stephanie Cuthbertson

May 9th, 2019

Google's I/O conference in Mountain View, California, the Vergecast crew chats with Hiroshi Lockheimer, SVP at Google for Android, Chrome, Chrome OS, Play, comms and photos, and Stephanie Cuthbertson, director of …

F8 and Facebook's future in privacy

May 3rd, 2019

Facebooks F8 conference happened this week so The Verge's Nilay Patel, Casey Newton, Ashley Carman, and Paul Miller break down the biggest …

Luminary and the podcast wars to come, with Nick Quah and Ashley Carman

April 30th, 2019


The Podcast Wars are coming. After Luminary’s troubled launch, The Verge’s Nilay Patel and Ashley Carman sit-down with podcast expert Nick Quah of …

WWDC leaks, Luminary’s launch troubles, and Galaxy Fold review

April 26th, 2019

After a week of Galaxy Fold troubles, The Verge's Dieter Bohn, Ashley Carman, and Paul Miller continue the foldable saga, along with drama with the …

Aurora CEO Chris Urmson on what's next for self-driving cars

April 23rd, 2019

Aurora CEO Chris Urmson stops by to discuss the future of self-driving cars with The Verge's Nilay Patel and Andrew Hawkins. They explore how the …

Samsung's Galaxy Fold phones are breaking

April 19th, 2019


The Samsung Galaxy Fold is here — and it’s already breaking. The Verge’s Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller talk first impressions of …

The electric scooter revolution with Lime co-founder Brad Bao

April 16th, 2019

Lime co-founder Brad Bao explains how the electric scooter revolution will evolve. The Verge's Nilay Patel and Andrew Hawkins discuss the seemingly …

Foxxconn's empty innovation centers and a blackhole photo revealed

April 11th, 2019

Loren Grush discusses the first image of a black hole, Nilay discusses Foxconn's broken dreams, Dieter discusses gadgets, and Paul discusses …

Jaron Lanier's ideas for the future

April 9th, 2019

Computer philosophy writer and "founding father of virtual reality," Jaron Lanier, chats with Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel about why he's optimistic about the future. Lanier shares his thoughts on how the …

AirPods 2 review, AirPower gone, and all the things Google killed

April 5th, 2019

Apple cancelled AirPower! But they released AirPods 2. The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller discuss what Apple's next move is as …

Figuring out Apple's TV plans with Recode’s Peter Kafka

April 2nd, 2019

Will Apple's new foray into streaming be able to swim in the same waters as Netflix and Disney, or will it go the way of Verizon's Go90? Recode executive editor Peter Kafka and Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel discuss …

Apple unveils credit card, streaming plans, and more

March 27th, 2019

Apple's event this week introduced Apple TV Plus, Apple News Plus, Apple Card, Apple Arcade, and more channels on Apple TV. The Verge's Nilay Patel, …

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism with Shoshana Zuboff

March 26th, 2019


The age of surveillance capitalism author Shoshana Zuboff considers whether "data is the new oil" and explains how data collection has fundamentally …

Apple's new iPad mini and Google's Stadia gaming platform

March 22nd, 2019

A rundown of Apple's latest product updates including the new iPad mini, iPad Air, and AirPods. The Vergecast crew Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul …

The future of Facebook and democracy with Casey Newton and Alex Stamos

March 19th, 2019

Facebook's former chief security officer Alex Stamos joined Casey Newton onstage at SXSW to discuss the difficult issues that plague Facebook and …

Introducing Switched on Pop

March 18th, 2019

Check out Switched on Pop, a podcast that digs into the musical theory and cultural context of pop music. In this episode, hosts Charlie Harding and …

Galaxy S10E review and Spotify takes on Apple

March 15th, 2019

The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Natt Garun, and Paul Miller discuss the changes in the new Android Q beta as well as a review of the Samsung …

Breaking up Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook

March 12th, 2019

How would we break up the world’s most powerful companies? Live from SXSW, The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Casey Newton, and Ashley Carman …

Facebook's privacy pivot and the streaming wars

March 8th, 2019

Breaking down Mark Zuckerberg’s letter on Facebook about its privacy-focused future. The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn,  Julia Alexander, Casey …

Can Anchor be the Youtube for podcasts? And should they?

March 5th, 2019


Anchor CEO Michael Mignano discusses the company's recent acquisition by Spotify, the future of podcasting, and whether Anchor could become the …

Mobile World Congress: How should your foldable phone fold?

March 1st, 2019

The latest news from Mobile World Congress including Huawei's new foldable phone, Nokia's five-camera phone, and Sony's very tall phone.

The Verge's …

Casey Newton on the secret life of Facebook moderators

February 26th, 2019


In “The Trauma Floor,” The Verge’s Casey Newton uncovered the horrendous working conditions for contract Facebook moderators. On this week’s Vergecast, he and editor-in-chief Nilay Patel discuss how he uncovered them.

The Samsung Galaxy Fold is here and so is the Galaxy S10

February 22nd, 2019

Samsung unveils its new Galaxy foldable phone and the new S10 at their latest event. The Verge’s Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Dan Seifert, and Paul …

Foursquare is tracking you... responsibly

February 19th, 2019


CEO of Foursquare Jeff Glueck discusses the ethics of companies that track their users’ movements. Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and Glueck further explore Foursquare's aim to help its customers become less reliant …

Amazon HQ2 cancelled and Apple's rumored March 25th event

February 15th, 2019

Nilay, Dieter, Casey, and Paul react to Amazon cancelling plans for their second headquarters in NYC, Apple's rumored spring event and announcements, …

Bill Gates on solving the world’s problems… and building a better toilet

February 12th, 2019


Bill Gates and Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel discuss the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s ambitious plans to improve health in poor countries, build better toilets, gather better data about women, and rethink …

5G madness: why is Sprint suing AT&T?

February 8th, 2019

Sprint is suing AT&T for falsely advertising its network as "5G." Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel chats with Sprint's legal counsel, Craig Whitney, about why Sprint is suing AT&T and why no one can seem to …

Spotify’s big audio play, plus a Palm tiny phone review

February 8th, 2019

Spotify acquires Gimlet Media and Anchor in a play to further expand into audio beyond music streaming. Later, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul …

Lina Khan on Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox

February 5th, 2019


Should we break up Amazon and Facebook? Columbia Law School academic fellow Lina Khan, who wrote the impactful “Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox" for The …

Apple goes to war with Facebook and Google

February 1st, 2019


Apple has disabled Facebook and Google’s internal applications after privacy violations were revealed, leaving Google and Facebook employees at a …

Fixing America’s internet, with Susan Crawford

January 29th, 2019

Harvard Law School professor Susan Crawford explains how America’s internet connectivity issues and corrosive infrastructure are holding the country …

More Galaxy S10 leaks and Sonos headphones

January 25th, 2019

The Samsung Galaxy S10 continues to leak, indicating that it may have a headphone jack, a hole-punch display, and a cryptocurrency wallet.

But that’s …

Pixel 3 Lite leaks, Apple releases new battery cases, and Samsung readies the S10

January 18th, 2019

This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Paul, and Dieter run through a week of gadget news. Images of the Google Pixel 3 “Lite” and the Samsung Galaxy S10

August CEO Jason Johnson on opening the smart home of the future

January 15th, 2019


Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel chats with August CEO Jason Johnson about smart locks and the challenges of integrating various technologies within …

CES: Google vs. Alexa and the latest 5G delusion

January 9th, 2019


More from CES with The Verge’s Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Dami Lee, and Dan Seifert who talk through the ongoing developments in voice assistant …

CES: LG’s impressive rollable TV and Samsung’s iTunes integration

January 8th, 2019


The Verge's Nilay Patel, Ashley Carman, Dieter Bohn, and Vlad Savov discuss the first big news day at CES — including Samsung getting iTunes on their …

CES: Privacy and smart TVs with Vizio CTO Bill Baxter

January 7th, 2019


To kick off our coverage of the Consumer Electronics Show, Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel sits down with Vizio chief technology officer Bill …

Apple's iPhone problem and CES preview

January 4th, 2019


This week, Nilay, Paul, and Dieter prep by looking at rumors, early announcements, and predictions for the upcoming “biggest event in tech”.

GoPro CEO Nick Woodman on how to compete without competition

December 18th, 2018


GoPro CEO Nick Woodman joins The Verge's Nilay Patel and Sean O'Kane to discuss GoPro's recent launches, occupying a space with few competitors, and …

334: Sundar Pichai testifies, Samsung A8, and Verizon's future

December 13th, 2018


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Paul, and Dieter devote half the show to discussing what happened when CEO of Google Sundar Pichai testified …

333: 5G phones, Juul, and Microsoft's move to Chromium

December 7th, 2018


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Paul, and Dieter are joined by Verge science reporter Rachel Becker to discuss what’s going on in the world of …

The history of online harassment before and after Gamergate with Caroline Sinders

December 4th, 2018


Cataloging online harassment before and after Gamergate with Caroline Sinders

332: Pixel Slate, Google Fi, and Section 230

November 30th, 2018


Nilay, Dieter, and Paul are back from Thanksgiving and ready to spill the beans on the tech news you may or may not have been paying attention to …

Silicon Valley’s Rep. Ro Khanna talks tech regulation

November 27th, 2018

On this week’s interview episode, Nilay is joined by Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Verge policy reporter Makena Kelly to discuss Congress’ plans to …

331: Amazon HQ2, Google Night Sight, and Facebook

November 16th, 2018


Dieter Bohn, Casey Newton, and Paul Miller bring you the latest this week with Amazon's announcement of the location of its new headquarters, a …

President of StubHub Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

November 13th, 2018


Nilay Patel interviews President of StubHub Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

330: iPad Pro review, Macbook Air review, and Walt Mossberg

November 8th, 2018


Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn reviewed Apple’s new iPad Pro and MacBook Air, and discuss their take on this week’s show.

Anker CEO Steven Yang is all in on USB-C

November 6th, 2018


Nilay interviews Steven Yang, Founder and CEO of Anker.

329: Macbook Air, iPad Pro, and Mac Mini

November 2nd, 2018


Vergecast hosts Nilay and Dieter were able to attend Apple’s event in Brooklyn this week, so you can guess that’s what the crew talked about on this weeks show.

Ivy Ross (Google’s VP of hardware design) and Rishi Chandra (Google’s VP of home and Nest)

October 30th, 2018


Google's Ivy Ross and Rishi Chandra discuss the evolving and increasingly human design language of Google products, the future of devices like the …

328: iPhone XR review, Google Home Hub and Yoga Book C390

October 26th, 2018


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Paul, and Dieter discuss Nilay’s review of the iPhone XR as well as reviews of the Yoga Book C930 and Google’s …

327: Pixel 3 review, the new Palm phone, and Google antitrust violations

October 19th, 2018


Pixel 3 review, Google antitrust violations, and the new Palm phone

Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, and Home Hub

October 11th, 2018


Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Dan Seifert went to Google’s Pixel 3 event this week in New York City. After the event, the trio, along with Paul …

Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff wants to reduce neighborhood crime

October 9th, 2018


Ring began as a humble crowdfunded project called Doorbot — a Wi-Fi-enabled video doorbell that enabled two-way communication. In 2013, it was rejected on Shark Tank. This year, the company was acquired by Amazon for …

325: Chinese spy chips, Microsoft announcements, and Pixel 3 preview

October 5th, 2018


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul bring in experts to report on the top stories on the site this week. Reporter and host of Why’d …

Public Knowledge’s Meredith Rose explains the Music Modernization Act

October 2nd, 2018


The Music Modernization Act has passed Congress and now sits on President Trump’s desk, awaiting his signature. The bill is years in the making, a …

324: Instagram chaos, Photokina 2018, and Elon Musk gets sued

September 28th, 2018


This week, we saw the two founders of Instagram abruptly leave, so Casey Newton comes on the show to talk about all that drama and what it might mean for Facebook’s prized possession.

Then, Dan Seifert joins us to talk …

Google AMP’s Malte Ubl wants to make the mobile web better

September 25th, 2018


You may not have heard of Google AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) but you almost certainly have used it. The Google open-source project has been making waves since it launched in 2016 in an effort to make the mobile web …

iPhone XS review, Apple Watch 4 review, and Amazon's surprise hardware event

September 21st, 2018


This past week, Nilay reviewed the new iPhone XS and XS Max while Dieter reviewed the Apple Watch series 4. Paul, Dieter, and Nilay dedicate half the …

Ford Autonomous Vehicles President and CEO Sherif Marakby

September 18th, 2018


Big car companies like Ford have broken themselves up to enter the market of self-driving cars and compete with Silicon Valley companies like Tesla and Uber. Ford Autonomous Vehicles hopes to become the go-to supplier …

Apple iPhone XS event, iPhone XR, and Apple Watch Series 4

September 13th, 2018


Vergecast hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn attended the Apple event on Wednesday, and they were able to get their hands on the new iPhones and Apple Watch that were on display.

After the event, they headed to our San …

Anki CEO Boris Sofman

September 11th, 2018


Anki, known for creating “robots that move you,” just finished a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund their new home robot, Vector. Anki CEO Boris …

Apple event preview, social media hearings, and monopoly week

September 7th, 2018


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Paul, Russell, and Dieter dedicate half the show to The Verge’s monopoly week, which dives into the future of tech …

Tim Wu thinks it’s time to break up Facebook

September 4th, 2018


Best known for coining the phrase “net neutrality” and his book The Master Switch, Tim Wu has a new book coming out in November called The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age. In it, he argues compellingly …

IFA 2018, Apple event announced, and iPhone/Apple watch leaks

August 31st, 2018


This week, The Verge has been at IFA 2018, Europe’s big tech event. There are a lot of new gadgets, so Nilay, Dieter, and Paul go through their …

Microsoft’s president explains how Gab shutdown notice went from customer support to his desk

August 28th, 2018


We're kicking off our secondary Vergecast episode of the week with an interview with Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith.

In this wide-ranging interview , Smith expanded on why the company nearly shut …

App Store chaos, ray tracing, and new Macbook Air rumors

August 24th, 2018


This week on The Vergecast, Paul, Nilay, and Dieter start off the show with the news that Netflix is testing a payment feature to bypass Apple’s App …

This week in Twitter, Elon Musk, and batteries

August 17th, 2018


We’ve got a whirlwind of an episode this week on The Vergecast. Nilay, Paul, and Dieter bring back Silicon Valley Editor and host of Converge Casey …

Magic Leap, Galaxy Note 9, and Android Pie

August 10th, 2018


If you’ve been reading The Verge this week, then you know Samsung announced a few products. We got our hands on the Galaxy Note 9, the Galaxy Watch, and we even got to look at that Home speaker as well. That news is …

Surface Go, Apple earnings, and HipChat memories

August 3rd, 2018


In the thrilling conclusion to our three part epic miniseries, "Apple doesn't make the laptops we want," Nilay, Paul, and Dieter discuss how nothing …

Macbook Pro review, Lenovo smart display review, and the Data Transfer Project

July 27th, 2018


After a week of speculation on whether the new MacBook Pro was throttling performance under heat, Apple released a software fix to address the …

Google gets fined, Macbook Pro benchmarks, and Roku CEO Anthony Wood

July 20th, 2018


We’ve got a super stuffed episode of The Vergecast this week.

First, the biggest news in tech right now is the European Commission’s ruling that …

Updated Macbook Pros, Microsoft Surface Go, and this week in Elon

July 13th, 2018


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay and Dieter discuss an Apple event they were invited to this week for Apple’s updated MacBook Pros. Along with Paul, …

macOS Mojave beta, Microsoft Surface USB-C dongle, and this week in Elon Musk

June 29th, 2018


The Vergecast starts off this week in a traditional fashion with a talk about dongles — Microsoft’s $80 USB-C dongle to be exact. But there’s a whole …

Recode's Kara Swisher, AT&T - Time Warner, and IGTV

June 22nd, 2018


Instagram announced on Wednesday a standalone app called IGTV, a place for watching long-form vertical video. Casey and Ashely — who went to …

Sonos CEO Patrick Spence, E3, and net neutrality ends

June 15th, 2018


In addition to our classic Nilay, Dieter, and Paul trio, we’ve added a few things this week.

To give you the best coverage of E3, culture editor Laura …

WWDC, Sonos Beam, and Microsoft buys Github

June 8th, 2018


Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference happened this week, and Nilay, Dieter, Jake, and Ashley are on top of it.

Second half of the show, we’ve got Dieter’s exclusive look at the Sonos Beam, Microsoft buying GitHub, a …

Code Conference, Pixel 3 rumors, and WWDC preview

June 1st, 2018


The Vergecast is here once again to fulfill the weekly prophecy of illuminating tech news. This week, Dieter is at Recode’s Code Conference, but he …

Elon Musk, Red Hydrogen, and Zuckerberg in the EU

May 25th, 2018


Are you driving somewhere for the holiday weekend? Here at _The Verge_ we'd like to encourage you to use a car that's wholly or at least primarily …

The Selfish Ledger, YouTube Premium, and One Plus 6

May 18th, 2018


The Vergecast trio comes together this week to discuss an internal Google video that was obtained by The Verge titled “the Selfish Ledger.” That topic takes up a good chunk of the show, but there’s a lot more after that.

Bonus: Ctrl-Walt-Delete special edition - iMac 20th anniversary

May 11th, 2018


Ctrl-Walt-Delete returns for a special episode all about the iMac 20th anniversary. Walt Mossberg and Nilay Patel reminisce on the introduction of Apple's iMac, and how it influenced the open web and computers going …

Google I/O and Microsoft Build

May 11th, 2018


So much happened this week in the world of The Verge. Both Google and Microsoft hosted their annual developer conferences and announced a whole bunch …

Facebook’s F8, Oculus Go, and Apple earnings

May 4th, 2018


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay returns to the show after welcoming a child! Dieter is out this week, so Nilay and Paul bring on Adi Robertson and …

New Gmail, Spectacles 2.0, and iPhone SE 2?

April 27th, 2018


This week on The Vergecast, Dieter, Natt, and Paul are still without Nilay but there’s a whole lot to talk about.

Google made some changes with Gmail …

Chat for Android, Nintendo Labo, and Motorola (like a) G6

April 20th, 2018


It was a slow week until Google decided to attempt another fix for Android messaging and Nintendo made the entire staff fall in love with cardboard. …

Zuckerberg testifies, Spotify hardware, and Huawei P20 Pro review

April 13th, 2018


After a week of Facebook-intensive news, The Vergecast is here to break it all down for you. Nilay is out this week, so Dieter and Paul welcome …

iPad review, Facebook drama, and Apple drama

April 6th, 2018


It is episode 300 of The Vergecast! To celebrate, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul start the show by explaining inside jokes that have been stamped into the …

New iPads, Microsoft reorg, and Europe's new privacy rule

March 30th, 2018


We’ve got a bunch of tech luminaries on The Vergecast this week to help us understand the week in tech news.

Nilay, Dieter, and Paul welcome Lauren …

Bonus: Casey Neistat full interview

March 23rd, 2018


Nilay talks one-on-one with Casey Neistat about a multitude of topics, including Beme, his view of YouTube, Twitch, and other platforms, sponsorship, …

Cambridge Analytica, Casey Neistat, and Apple's education event

March 23rd, 2018


It’s loaded Vergecast this week. Nilay, Paul, and Dieter welcome back Silicon Valley editor Casey Newton to break down the Cambridge Analytica …

Wixen vs Spotify, problems with Siri, and Breadbot

March 16th, 2018


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul are back in New York City after being at SXSW last weekend. To kick off the show, they welcome …

Galaxy S9 review, Android P, and Google tries to fix the web (live @ SXSW 2018)

March 10th, 2018


This week, The Vergecast is down in Austin, Texas for South by Southwest 2018 in front of a live audience. Nilay, Dieter, Casey, and Ashley run through the news and share their expertise about Google’s new plan to make …

Mobile World Congress 2018, Galaxy S9, and Vivo Apex concept phone

March 2nd, 2018


The Vergecast trio is back and so is gadget news. Mobile World Congress was this week, and so much happened in the world of The Verge. Nilay, Dieter, …

S9 leaks, Google Reply, and Twitter's war on bots

February 23rd, 2018


This week on The Vergecast, Dieter is on vacation, so Silicon Valley editor and host of an upcoming Verge podcast, Casey Newton, joins us. Nilay, …

Waymo v Uber, another iOS bug, and AMP Stories

February 16th, 2018


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul welcome senior writer Sarah Jeong to the show for the first time. Sarah was at the federal court …

Homepod review, Intel's Vaunt smart glasses, and Falcon Heavy launch

February 9th, 2018


A lot of things happened this week in the world of The Verge, and we have some first-hand experience to share.

This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, …

The Boring Company flamethrower, Samsung foldable displays, and iOS12 reports

February 2nd, 2018


The Vergecast is here once again! Nilay, Paul, and Dieter run through the news that hit the site this week to fill you in case you missed it. We talk …

DJI Mavic Air, HomePod ships in February, and iOS11.3 preview

January 26th, 2018


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul call Ben Popper — former business editor at The Verge who now works with DJI — to answer some …

Nintendo Labo, Detroit Auto Show, and Facebook's transforming news feed

January 19th, 2018


Nilay, Dieter, and Paul have returned from CES 2018 and are all together in the New York City office for this week’s Vergecast. As I was typing out …

CES 2018: Robots, TVs, and virtual assistants

January 12th, 2018


The Verge crew is on our way back home after a week at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018. This week, we did a ton of reporting, a ton of videos, and four live Circuit Breaker shows, so we did not have a lot of time to …

Meltdown and Spectre will kill us all

January 5th, 2018


CES is next week, and we'll get to it, but first we need to talk to security expert Russell Brandom to make sure we won't all be dead from CPU …

Magic Leap, iPhones slow down, and Microsoft removes Chrome installer from Windows Store

December 22nd, 2017


Hello! And happy holidays. This is the last Vergecast of 2017! But we go out with a bang (At least two computers broke down during this recording). …

FCC kills net neutrality, the iMac Pro arrives, and T-Mobile buys Layer3 TV

December 15th, 2017


The Vergecast three-piece is back together, with Nilay leading the flagship podcast. The biggest news this week is something we’ve seen coming for a …

ARM powered PCs, Google vs Amazon, and Messenger Kids

December 8th, 2017


This week, Dieter Bohn runs the show with Paul Miller and Natt Garun, and it's been a wild week of news. Amazon and Google are basically feuding …

HQ, selfie authentication, and solar panels turning air into water

December 1st, 2017


Let get this out of the way: Nilay and Dieter are not on the show this week.

But really, we’ve got a great show hosted by Verge podcast professionals …

Net Neutrality 2017 Thanksgiving madness

November 27th, 2017


The FCC decided to bury the news about its plan to end the Net Neutrality rules in the middle of Thanksgiving week here in the US. But that won't …

Pixel Buds review, OnePlus 5T, and Surface Book 2

November 17th, 2017


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Paul, and Dieter run through a few things in the tech world that happened this week, like reviews for Google’s …

Pixel 2XL screen saturation update, an iOS11 bug, and Harmony Link hub services shut down

November 10th, 2017


There’s a lot of little tech news this week, and we’ve got the perfect podcast to sum it all up. This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Paul, and Dieter …

iPhone X Review

November 3rd, 2017


The iPhone X is finally here. Nilay had the chance to review it, so, along with Paul, Ashley, and Dan, he discusses what it’s like to use the phone …

Pixel 2 XL screen, Amazon Key, and iPhone X preorder

October 27th, 2017


Nilay, Dieter, and Paul run through the news this week on The Vergecast, with a lot of heavy sighs to go around. There's the Pixel 2 XL screen …

Pixel 2 review, KRACK, and Microsoft's Surface Book sequel

October 20th, 2017


The reviews are in and everybody just loves the quality OLED component Google picked for the Pixel 2 XL. Really just can't stop talking about it. And talking? That's what the Vergecast is for. On this episode Nilay, …

Oculus Go, Movies Anywhere, and Windows Phone died again

October 13th, 2017


We’ve got a bloggy Vergecast today. In between review weeks, a few things popped up in the news that Nilay, Dieter, and Paul needed to talk about. …

Pixel 2 first look, Pixel Buds, and Google Home Max

October 6th, 2017


Another week, another tech event: on Wednesday, Google had its fall hardware event. Nilay, Paul, and Dieter try to fit everything they want to say …

Echo Spot, Fire TV 4K, and Pixel 2 event preview

September 29th, 2017


Amazon announced a few more Echo devices this week, and The Vergecast is here to recap it all. Nilay, Dan, Dieter, and Paul discuss Amazon’s strategy …

iPhone 8 review, Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE review, and Apple TV 4K review

September 22nd, 2017


Last week, we brought you The Vergecast live from San Francisco after the Apple event. This week, The Vergecast is back in NYC for Apple reviews week.

Apple's iPhone X Event, Bodega, and Animoji

September 15th, 2017


Recorded live in front of an audience in San Francisco after Apple's iPhone X event, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul welcome Lauren Goode and Casey Newton …

Apple event rumors, Galaxy Note 8 review, and Loren in zero gravity

September 8th, 2017


We’re one week away from The Vergecast Live in San Francisco, so Nilay, Dieter, and Paul talk through the last-minute rumors about what to expect at …

IFA 2017, LG V30, and more smart speakers

September 1st, 2017


The Vergecast returns to the New York studio this week. Dieter, Nilay, and Paul run through what was announced so far at IFA 2017, including the LG …

Hands-on with the Note 8, Android Oreo, and Verizon's new unlimited data plans

August 25th, 2017


This week on The Verge, Dieter was able to get his hands on the new Galaxy Note 8. So on The Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul go over the first …

Essential phone review, Charlottesville online, and Space Craft

August 18th, 2017


On The Verge’s flagship / only podcast, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul go through the weekly rundown of news that hit the site this week.

The show begins by …

Google memo, Surface PCs reliability, and fall phones preview

August 11th, 2017


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Lauren, Dieter, and Paul begin by discussing the controversy over the Google engineer who was fired over writing a …

Tesla Model 3 first drive, iPhone leaks, and a bluetooth salt shaker

August 4th, 2017


We are without Nilay Patel on The Vergecast this week, so Dieter Bohn and Paul Miller step up to host with some very special guests: transportation …

Bonus: Walt Mossberg remembers the iPod nano

July 28th, 2017


Apple announced this week that the iPod nano has been discontinued, taking down the website for both the shuffle and the nano today. Walt Mossberg - renowned tech reviewer, looks back on the iPod nano's origin with an …

iPod nano discontinued, Microsoft Paint's fate, and Foxconn's new factory

July 28th, 2017


The Vergecast summer 2017 continues! This week, The Verge launched Verge Guidebook, a new guide to show you what to buy, what you shouldn't, and how …

Bixby launches, Alexa on Android, and a new hyperloop

July 21st, 2017


Summer editions of The Vergecast continue as Nilay and Dieter welcome Ashley Carman and Jake Kastrenakes back to the show to discuss the news that hit the site this week. Elon Musk said he got “verbal” approval from The …

RIP Windows phone, net neutrality day of action, and Next Level

July 14th, 2017


Welcome back to another week of The Vergecast. Nilay, Paul, and Dieter sit down in the studio to bring you the news that hit our site this week. …

Echo Look, RED announces a phone, and new iPhone rumors

July 7th, 2017


The week of Independence Day, Nilay, Paul, and Dieter get together in a classic format of The Vergecast to bring you the top tech news that hit the …

The iPhone turns 10, Petya ransomware and an iOS 11 preview

June 30th, 2017


Did you know it was the iPhone's 10th anniversary on Thursday? The Vergecast knows. Nilay, Dieter, and Paul talk about what the iPhone means to them, …

Uber’s CEO resigns, Tumblr’s fight for net neutrality, and Bixby first look

June 23rd, 2017


Here we go, another classic episode of The Vergecast. There were a lot of little things that happened this week, and we wanted to discuss them all, …

Panos Panay, E3 2017, and iPad Pro 10.5-inch

June 16th, 2017


Day two of The Vergecast this week! Yesterday, Nilay interviewed Brian Merchant, author of The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone. Today, …

Bonus: Brian Merchant, author of The One Device

June 15th, 2017


We’re doing two episodes of The Vergecast this week — the usual one on Friday, and this very special edition with Brian Merchant, author of The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone.
We ran a big excerpt of the …

HomePod, WWDC 2017, and DJI Spark

June 8th, 2017


This week, it’s Apple’s turn to take over The Vergecast. Dieter and Jake have just come back from WWDC while Nilay and Paul watched from afar so the …

Code Conference, Essential Phone, and Chromebook Pro

June 2nd, 2017


This week’s Vergecast is recorded out of the studio. Nilay heads to the West Coast to reunite with Dieter, Lauren, and Casey at this year’s Code Conference. The gang discusses the speakers (in more than one way) at the …

Gadget news, FCC's final proposal, and Vlad

May 26th, 2017


Here’s The Vergecast. This week, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul plow through a week of news starting with (no surprise) the FCC’s ongoing mission to destroy …

Google I/O, Android O, and Assistant on the iPhone

May 19th, 2017


Fresh out of my export folder is a brand new episode of The Vergecast. This week, because of the business that is Google I/O, we recorded our episode …

Microsoft Build 2017, Echo Show, and a Cortana speaker

May 12th, 2017


Welcome back. This week’s episode of The Vergecast comes after Microsoft Build 2017, so Nilay and Dieter bring in Ashley Carman and first-time guest Chaim Gartenberg, two of our great Circuit Breaker reporters, to fill …

Microsoft Surface laptop, Samsung DeX, and Google Doc phishing

May 5th, 2017


This week Microsoft unveiled its new laptops in New York City, and Verge senior editor Tom Warren flew in from London to check it out. Nilay, Paul, …

Net neutrality special edition

April 28th, 2017


We’ve got a special edition episode of The Vergecast for you this week. On Thursday, the FCC put out a draft proposal for reversing the net …

Facebook F8, Galaxy S8, and Juicero's fate

April 21st, 2017


Here we are! Another episode of The Vergecast. It’s been a busy week, which means lots for Nilay, Ashley, Dan, and Paul to talk about on the show. …

iPhone chips, Scorpio specs, and RIP NES Classic

April 14th, 2017


This week on Vergecast, Chris Plante is in town! Nilay, Dieter, and Paul bring him in to discuss a few things that confused us all throughout the …

Mac craziness, YouTube TV, and Project Scorpio

April 7th, 2017


Hey! The Verge has brought you another episode of The Vergecast. This week we’ve got Nilay, Paul, Ashley, and Dieter talkin’ the tech talk to y’all: …

Galaxy S8 hands-on, FCC privacy rulings, and Ghost in the Shell

March 31st, 2017


Welcome back! We have a great show for you today. No really! If you listen to this podcast, you know Samsung announced the Galaxy S8 this week, so Nilay and Dieter bring in senior editor and friend of the show Dan …

The RED iPhone, Mass Effect: Andromeda, and the new iPad

March 24th, 2017


The Vergecast returns to New York! Nilay, Dieter, Natt, and Megan are here to update you with the news of the week. Apple has a new iPhone... kinda! And a new iPad... kinda! Natt got a look at the Android O developer …

SXSW Films, Fasten, and Pandora Premium

March 14th, 2017


On Sunday, Nilay and Dieter brought The Vergecast to Austin, TX for South by Southwest 2017 and streamed it live on Facebook.
Today we did it again! …

SXSW Part 1, Facebook Messenger Day, and Sonos Playbase

March 12th, 2017


As you may have heard, The Vergecast is live this week at South by Southwest! We have one episode down and another one to go on Tuesday.
On this special episode, Nilay and Dieter welcome Lauren Goode and Casey Newton on …

Google Cloud Next Conference, Iron Fist, and Hot Tinder

March 10th, 2017


On this special episode of The Vergecast, the ladies of The Verge take over the show. Did you know that nearly half of the team is female? Seriously, we’re probably two women away from a 50 / 50 split, but you’d never …

Switch review, Galaxy S8 leaks, and iPhone with USB-C

March 3rd, 2017


Usually I start these posts by apologizing, but ya know... by now I think you know what you’ve gotten yourself into — unless this is your first …

Bonus: Vergecast at SXSW 2017

March 2nd, 2017


A special announcement from Nilay Patel

The anniversary of Scissor Vodka, Nintendo Switch hands-on, and the secret behind the OP-1 processor

February 24th, 2017


Hello! We’re still testing out our new studios so we thought we’d see how many people we can fit into the show. This week we’ve got Nilay, Paul, and …

Planet of the Apps, Verizon unlimited, and Sonos audio

February 17th, 2017


Hey, y’all. This week’s episode of Vergecast is the first in our new studio. And our heroes (Nilay, Paul, and Dieter, in case you were unaware) are …

Android Wear 2.0, Google Smart Home, and Vizio gets caught

February 10th, 2017


This week on Vergecast, we’re in our new office! But our studios aren’t ready yet! So Nilay and Paul set up in a conference room and Skype with …

Snap Inc IPO, ARM processors in Macbooks, and Apple earnings

February 3rd, 2017


Vergecast episode 241! This week, Nilay and Dieter bring back Ross Miller and Megan Farokhmanesh to assist covering the news from this week. Snap Inc. filed for a $3 billion IPO, Apple is reportedly putting ARM chips in …

Samsung Galaxy S8, the politics of science, and the net neutrality debate reignited

January 27th, 2017


Another Vergecast is up! We have a CES Twitter live show reunion, featuring Nilay, Dieter, Megan, and Paul discussing this week in news. As Nilay …

FTC vs Qualcomm, Trump vs Apple, and Oculus vs ZeniMax

January 20th, 2017


This week on Vergecast, Nilay, Paul, Ashley, and Dieter take on the topics in the tech world you may have missed out on this week. Trump spoke with …

iPhone 10th anniversary, Nintendo Switch, and the HTC U Ultra

January 13th, 2017


You watched the live show at CES and now we’re back in podcast mode. Nilay, Dieter, and Paul get together to share some of their experiences from the …

CES 2017 Day 3

January 7th, 2017


This year, we hosted The Vergecast Live at CES 2017 as a Twitter Live video show. We've decided to share the full audio here, but you can see clips …

CES 2017 Day 2

January 6th, 2017


This year, we hosted The Vergecast Live at CES 2017 as a Twitter Live video show. We've decided to share the full audio here, but you can see clips …

CES 2017 Day 1

January 6th, 2017


This year, we hosted The Vergecast Live at CES 2017 as a Twitter Live video show. We've decided to share the full audio here, but you can see clips …

Zuckerberg's smart home, Android Wear, and CES predictions

December 23rd, 2016


As the year ends, Nilay, Dieter, Paul, and Ross gather together from across the country via Skype to sit down and bring up what’s been troubling them …

Super Mario Run, Uber's self-driving cars, and Apple's new TV app

December 16th, 2016


Everyone was in New York this week, so we had a jam-packed studio with Nilay, Dieter, and Paul, along with culture reporter Megan Farokhmanesh and …

Fitbit buys Pebble, Windows 10 on ARM, and gadgets aren't dead

December 9th, 2016


Nilay, Dieter, Lauren, and Ashley are back! This week on Vergecast, we talk about Fitbit buying Pebble, the status of the gadget universe, and Microsoft bringing Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors. Lots of …

Net neutrality, Final Fantasy, Gilmore Girls, and the Spectacles line

December 2nd, 2016


Welcome to Vergecast Lonely Paul edition. Dieter and Nilay are out this week, so Paul enlisted some of his colleagues who would never let him down …

Fake news, Touchbar, and the Surface Studio

November 18th, 2016


The tech review season continues this week with reviews of the Macbook Pro with Touch Bar, Microsoft’s Surface Studio, and even an actual book that …

Daydream, Playstation Pro, Snapchat, and Instagram

November 11th, 2016


Here we are, a few days after the election. With the world still adjusting to the future, we thought we’d give you a break from it all and briefly …

Verge turns 5, Google Home, and Assistant

November 4th, 2016


Happy Vergecast day! Look we’ve got a new logo!

This week, in honor of The Verge’s fifth anniversary and the redesign of the website, we start off the show by giving some behind-the-scenes details on the new things you …

Macbook Pro, Surface Studio, and the events surrounding

October 28th, 2016


This week is a special episode of The Vergecast. After attending the Apple event, Nilay and Dieter sit down in San Francisco together and talk about the newest product announcements from Cupertino.

Let us not forget, …

Pixel, Nintendo Switch, and new MacBook Pros

October 21st, 2016


This week at The Verge has been a busy one! Reviews for Google’s Pixel phone are out, Chinese tech firm LeEco just announced a plethora of new products coming to the US, Nintendo finally showed us new hardware for their …

Galaxy Note 7s don’t explode, they sizzle

October 14th, 2016


This week on Vergecast, we have the exclusive interview with our tech and transportation reporter Jordan Golson, who has been reporting nonstop on …

Google event, Oculus event, and Playstation VR

October 7th, 2016


This week on Vergecast, Nilay, Paul, Dan, and Dieter cover two big events and announcements from the past few days. As you may have read on the site, …

SpaceX, colonizing Mars, and Snapchat spectacles

October 2nd, 2016


This week on Vergecast, science editor Liz Lopatto is in town and stops by the Vergecast to talk about the news out of the International …

Siri, Sierra, Photokina, and Allo

September 23rd, 2016


Apple ended our summer with the release of both new hardware and software. Now that fall has finally arrived, we await the next big tech event...from …

AirPods, exploding batteries, and yeah Apple

September 16th, 2016


After a week of swimming in Apple news, the classic cast of Nilay, Lauren, Dieter, and Paul get together via the internet to get deeper into their …

Playstation 4 Pro, 4K, and for your entertainment

September 9th, 2016


While Nilay, Dieter, Lauren, and Walt make a Vergecast out of Ctrl-Walt-Delete, this leaves Paul to head the show this week with Chris Plante to talk …

IFA, the Yoga Book, and looking ahead at the Apple event

September 2nd, 2016


The IFA, or Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin, is upon us and we are looking at the best tech announced at the show. Nilay Patel, Paul Miller, …

Hack the planet

August 26th, 2016


This week on Vergecast, it's Wilderness Week! Nilay, Paul, and Dieter welcome video director James Temple to the show to talk about his new Verge …

Unlimited data, Galaxy Note 7, and a merch store

August 19th, 2016


This week on our flagship audio experience, our cast of tech luminaries Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Paul Miller, and Dan Seifert break down new …

Apple rumors, wireless headphones and No Man’s Sky

August 12th, 2016


This week on Vergecast, both Nilay and Paul are out so Dieter and Lauren have taken the reins and invited fellow Verge colleagues Chris Plante, Dan …

Amped on sparks

August 5th, 2016


This week on Vergecast, our usual team of Nilay Patel, Paul Miller, and Dieter Bohn bring in senior editor, tech expert, and friend of the show Dan …

Two admirals, a coxswain, and a guy with a steering wheel

July 29th, 2016


We've been going over in time for the past few episodes, and this week is no exception. But we have an excuse. It's earnings week and there are a lot …


July 22nd, 2016


With a classic cast of Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Paul Miller, and Lauren Goode, we have a very nerdy episode of Vergecast this week. For starters, …

What is a monetization structure?

July 15th, 2016


This week on Vergecast, Senior Editor Chris Plante comes to town to join Paul, Nilay, and video director Miriam Nielsen to discuss the overwhelming …

iOS 10, Sierra, and bookstore bathrooms

July 8th, 2016


03:12 Apple Battery Case
05:10 News Intro
06:08 Apple Updates
08:10 Live Photos
10:45 IOS 10 Updates
44:15 Gadget Guyz
49:00 Pokemon Go
54:60 Lightning Round


July 1st, 2016


This week on Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul bring in resident cybersecurity expert Russell Brandom to explain the cryptocurrency Ethereum and how …

Oh gadget, my gadget

June 24th, 2016


This week on Vergecast, Paul Miller and Ashley Carman, part of our Circuit Breaker team, join Nilay and Dieter to discuss trends they've noticed …

Live from WWDC and E3

June 17th, 2016


Another week on the road for Vergecast; we recorded from WWDC and we have (cross off your bingo square) special guests! All together in the same room again, Nilay and Dieter bring back the ever-wise Lauren Goode and …

So much news this week and more to come next week

June 10th, 2016


Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Dan Seifert sit down and don't know where to start so they bring in Paul Miller and Loren Grush to help them out. The …

Live from Code Conference

June 3rd, 2016


This week on a late night, sleep-deprived Vergecast, Nilay and Dieter reunite in Los Angeles to attend Recode's Code Conference and meet up with Lauren Goode and Casey Newton to give their take on the interviews and …

Season 3

May 27th, 2016


Vergecast is back! But something is different…Dieter moved to San Francisco and Nilay is still in New York City. How can they make it work? This is the future and we can chat in cyberspace, that's how. Using …

Emotional time zones

May 6th, 2016


This week on Vergecast, Dieter and Nilay bring back Paul Miller to talk about this week in tech and gadgets, as well as science reporter Arielle …

Introducing Circuit Breaker, Google hardware, and the next Apple Watch

April 29th, 2016


With Nilay out, Dieter brings in the editor of Circuit Breaker, Paul Miller, and news editor Jake Kastrenakes to discuss this week in tech. Racked …

Purple Macbook

April 22nd, 2016


This week on Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, Adi, and Nicola discuss the legacy of Prince, the new MacBook, and the mystery of Magic Leap. Also Nilay talks …

Facebook in space

April 15th, 2016


Nilay and Dieter bring back science reporter Loren Grush to take on this week's news in science and tech; discussing Facebook's F8 developer …


April 7th, 2016


Happy 200! Hear the uncut and unscripted episode featuring Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and special guests Joanna Stern, Paul Miller, Chris Ziegler, and …

Juice responsibly

April 1st, 2016


This week on the Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, Jake, and Nicola review the reviews! The iPad Pro 9.7, Soundcloud Go, and the Microsoft Build developer …

Is kale more interesting than the iPhone SE?

March 25th, 2016


This week on Vergecast, Nilay and Dieter bring in news editor Jake Kastrenakes to discuss happenings at the Apple event this week as well as Vizio's …

Team Spherical

March 18th, 2016


This week on the Vergecast, Nilay welcomes some of our video team: producer Tre Shallowhorn, directors Tom Connors and Miriam Nielsen, and creative director James Bareham, to discuss the process of developing our 360 …

Walk of life

March 11th, 2016


This week on Vergecast, Nilay and Dieter are joined by news editor Jake Kastrenakes; discussing Google's Android N, Samsung's Galaxy S7, as well as science reporter/space cadet Loren Grush to talk Blue Origin and other …

VR, Amazon Echo, and more VR

March 4th, 2016


Nilay and Dieter are joined by senior reporter Adi Robertson to talk VR technology and fan favorite: Amazon Echo. Racked style editor Nicola Fumo …

Cut the night

February 26th, 2016


Another week of Vergecast and we have SO much to talk about so we extended the episode to 90 minutes…and then some.Mobile World Congress just wrapped up so Nilay, Dieter, and news editor Jake Kastrenakes are here to …

Encryption in the hype matrix

February 19th, 2016


This week on Vergecast, Nilay returns, bringing in business editor Ben Popper to unfold his feature on public schools’ initiative to bring …

TLOP: The Love of Physics

February 12th, 2016


This week on the Vergecast, with Dieter, Nilay, and Nicola missing we have put together an alternative cast featuring Chris Ziegler, Sean O'Kane, and …

Morning Computer

February 5th, 2016


This week on The Vergecast, Dieter and Nilay are joined by Dan Seifert and Racked style editor Nicola Fumo to discuss the iPad air 3, Amazon Echo …

Brain gotta get there

January 29th, 2016


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn are joined by Lauren Goode and Racked style editor Nicola Fumo.

Pain is Available at 6

January 22nd, 2016


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn are joined by Jake Kastrenakes and Racked style editor Nicola Fumo to talk about T-Pain, …

Facist papa color

January 15th, 2016


This week on The Vergecast, Dieter Bohn is joined by Emily Yoshida, Nicola Fumo, and Sean O'Kane as the panel checks in for the first time since CES …

CES 2016 Day 4

January 9th, 2016


Today on The Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, Casey, and Nicola gather together one more time at CES 2016 and chat about what they saw, what they learned, …

CES 2016 Day 3

January 8th, 2016


Today on The Vergecast, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn are joined by Nicola Fumo, Vlad Savov and Kirsten Frisina to discuss CES 2016.

CES 2016 Day 2

January 7th, 2016


On Day 2, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn are joined by some familiar faces as Joanna Stern and Sam Sheffer return to talk about CES.

CES 2016 Day 1

January 5th, 2016


Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn are joined by Dan Seifert, Lauren Goode, and Sean O'Kane in Las Vegas at CES 2016. The panel discussed the numerous keynotes, including Intel, LG, Samsung and Sony, being very tired, and 3D …

Star Wars: The spoilers unleashed

December 18th, 2015


This week on a very special Vergecast, we discuss all things Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Emily Yoshida and Ross Miller will be joined by Bryan Bishop and Tasha Robinson to have a critic's discussion of the new film. …

Alexa, play Vergecast

December 11th, 2015


This week on the Vergecast, Nilay is joined by Casey Newton, Chris Plante and Nicola Fumo (who is keeping Project Figure Head in full effect). The …

Fear the reaper

December 4th, 2015


This week on The Vergecast, Dieter Bohn is joined by a rotating panel of guests, as well as Nicola Fumo in the hypeseat. Elmo Keep, the author of our …

Tinder DJs

November 20th, 2015


Today on The Vergecast, Nilay and Dieter are joined in studio by Lauren Goode to continue their discussion about the iPad Pro, as well as how it stacks up against the Surface Pro 4. In addition, the panel will discuss …

Swipe left for iPad

November 13th, 2015


The week on the Vergecast, Nilay and Dieter are joined by Nicola Fumo and Lauren Goode to talk about the iPad Pro, Tinder, and the BlackBerry Priv.

The state of Android, smartwatches and Twitter hearts

November 6th, 2015


This week brought no shortage of topics to discuss, but one item stood out among the smoke and mirrors. Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Dan Seifert are …

Apple TV, universal remotes, and the joy of dropping phones

October 30th, 2015


It was a good week to arguing about the state of television, with both Apple and Roku releasing new content delivery boxes. A trio of original Verge editors — Nilay Patel, Chris Ziegler, and Ross Miller — are joined by …

The Hype Council is in session

October 23rd, 2015


This week on the Vergecast, Joanna Stern invades to talk about the Surface Book and the Surface Pro 4 — and Tom Warren joins the invasion over Skype. And for the first time, the Hype Council of Kirsten Frisina, Loren …

Coterie of vapes

October 16th, 2015


This week's Vergecast features Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Chris Plante in the Skype seat, and Nicola Fumo in the Hype seat. They talk fashion and tech …

The perfect Swiss man

October 9th, 2015


Dieter Bohn, Nilay Patel, Casey Newton, and Kirsten Frisina on the hype-seat caress your brain with knowledge about Microsoft's new confident and …

Soccer moms racing turbos

October 2nd, 2015


Dieter Bohn, Nilay Patel and hype-seater Kristen Frisina are joined by Chris Ziegler and Lauren Goode in a rare five-seater that eats up the week’s news, including the new Nexus phones, the Chromecast dongles, the Pixel …

Ctrl-Walt-Delete: Nilay owes Walt $100

September 25th, 2015


Walt and Nilay kick things off with a discussion of the iPhone 6S, the weird new prices of phones, the 2007 iPhone, and more.
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Pacific Time should be illegal

September 25th, 2015


Nilay Patel is joined by Liz Lopatto, Loren Grush, and hype-seater Arielle Duhaime-Ross in a special science issue of The Vergecast. They break down why The Verge cares about science, the space (lack of) race, Verge …

A threatening Greg

September 18th, 2015


Special guest Farhad Manjoo of The New York Times joins Dieter Bohn, Nilay Patel, and new hype-seater Kirsten Frisina to talk ad blocking and the changing state of the internet, Alexa versus Siri, the house of the …

Peek, pop, whip, and nae nae

September 11th, 2015


A day after Apple’s huge event, we ran through all the big announcements. The Hype Seat has transformed into the Skype Seat so that Casey Newton can join Dieter Bohn, Jake Kastrenakes, and Chris Welch. Is the Apple TV …

Hype's out for summer

July 24th, 2015


What started as a chill summer situation becomes very heated this week. Nilay, Dieter, Sam, and Special British Guest Tom Warren discuss Windows 10, Apple Music, an alleged new Moto X, and The Beach Boys.

Shoutout to grandmas

July 17th, 2015


There's lots of news this week, so there are lots of guests as well. Nilay and Dieter are joined by Sean O'Kane, Jake Kastrenakes, and Kaitlyn Tiffany to talk about the Pluto flyby, San Diego Comic-Con, Windows 10, …

Uphill to Pluto both ways

July 10th, 2015


We're back in the Bohn Zone as Dieter is in charge of the proceedings this week. Tom Warren is on hand to catch us up on Microsoft's Nokia woes, and we welcome Vergecast rookies Sean O'Kane and Loren Grush to discuss …


July 2nd, 2015


Shoutout to music! Shoutout to stars! Shoutout to hearts! This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, and Emily are joined by Racked's Nicola Fumo in …

Puddle of burn

June 26th, 2015


Welcome to a very special episode of The Vergecast, featuring our new colleagues from Re/code, Walt Mossberg and Lauren Goode. They join Nilay and …

Hot swap your D-pad

June 19th, 2015


It's a special bicoastal episode of The Vergecast, as Nilay, Dieter, Emily, and Sam are joined remotely by the one and only Casey Newton, live from the E3 convention in Los Angeles. It's been a big show, and there are …

Bad Millennial

June 12th, 2015


On this week's show, special guest Nicola Fumo from Racked joins us to talk about Apple. But we couldn't get to Apple right away, because Oculus up …

What do you own?

June 5th, 2015


On this week's show, Nilay Patel has some thoughts on ownership, Dieter Bohn offers some feelings about Google, Adi Robertson makes assertions about …

Spoken like a true snake person

May 29th, 2015


This week we have a special Google I/O edition of the Vergecast, guest hosted by Ross Miller, Emily Yoshida, Dan Seifert, and Sam Sheffer. They discuss the announcements out of the keynote, including Now on Tap, Photos, …

Lumber guitar licks

May 22nd, 2015


The music industry is (and has been) undergoing significant changes. Join Nilay Patel, Micah Singleton, Emily Yoshida, and Sam Sheffer as they discuss Spotify’s expansion, Sony Music’s no-to-secret contract with …

Air Bud 6

May 15th, 2015


Nilay Patel is fired up about media aquisions, Dieter Bohn is delirious, Sam Sheffer is hyped beyond belief, Russell Brandom is on the Facebook beat, and Josh Dzieza is on hand to report on the rat takeover. What a time …

Why is Offline So Hard

May 8th, 2015


How do you augment reality? With music? With the Microsoft HoloLens? With insane superhero Avengers mythology? Yes, yes, and yes. All those topics …

Helmets Are the Future

May 1st, 2015


It's been an action-packed week in tech, and we're here to keep the adrenaline pumping. Micah Singleton and TC Sottek join Nilay Patel and Sam Sheffer to reflect on daily life with Apple Watch, the leather backed LG G4, …

Comcast, Time Warner, Google Fi, and Apple Watch

April 24th, 2015


It may sound as if this episode of The Vergecast were recorded from within the aisles a Party City, but no; it's just our enthusiastic celebration of our sesquicentennial episode. Join us as we combine all the classic …

The Force Naps

April 17th, 2015


It's a veritable who's who of podcasting today, as Dieter Bohn takes the Vergecast reigns, and invites Chris Ziegler, Sam Sheffer, Emily Yoshida, and …

I Don't Think Anyone is Great

April 10th, 2015


There is finally an actual Apple Watch in the studio, and Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Joanna Stern, and Sam Sheffer are on hand to look at it, talk about it, and force touch it. Also on the show are the new MacBook, …

Netflix Bedtime

April 3rd, 2015


What ever happened to predictability? Well, we're throwing it out the window today, as special guests Liz Lopatto and Kwame Opam join Nilay and Sam, with a very special crossover cameo at the top of the show. It's a …

Good radio

March 26th, 2015


It's another tech-filled week, but this one is just a little more British than usual. International visitor Tom Warren joins Nilay, Dieter, and Sam to discuss the release of the Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One M9, Facebook's …

Dutch Teens Who Solve Crimes

March 20th, 2015


This week's episode is a whirlwind of news, thoughts, and feelings. Dieter Bohn regales us with his final assessment SXSW, Nilay Patel cannot get over the size of an Acer Chromebook, Ross Miller believes in a future of …

Sam from the Future

March 13th, 2015


The lineup is turned on its head this week as Joanna Stern joins Nilay Patel and Chris Plante, and Chris Ziegler takes the hype reins while Sam is absent. These great minds reflect on this week's Apple event, Star Wars, …

Bonus: Apple Watch and MacBook Event

March 9th, 2015


This is a special bonus Verge Live episode, recorded after Apple's March 9, 2015 event.
As Apple wraps up its Spring Forward event — Apple Watch! A new MacBook! HBO Now on Apple TV! — Ross Miller and Chris Ziegler are …

Infinity Gigabytes and Infinity Buckets

March 6th, 2015


The Vergecast is a roller coaster of emotions this week. Dieter breaks down and shares his feelings about the Galaxy S6, Nilay declares his love for …


February 27th, 2015


We've captured lightning in a bottle this week. We somehow managed to record The Vergecast in the brief moments between the Arizonan llamas and the …

Vaping Alone with Wikipedia

February 20th, 2015


Are you ready to settle in for another hard tech episode? I hope so, because that's what we have this week. Nilay, Dieter, Chris, and Sam bring the beef/sweat/swag/hype to the table to discuss Jony Ive, cars, Sony, and …

I Will Putter in RadioShack

February 13th, 2015


We're back in the Bohn Zone this week. Nilay is away, but Dieter, Ross, Chris, and Sam are here to weave a tapestry of technology and pop culture, …

In the Tweet Mix

February 6th, 2015


This week's show includes a very special attempt at an actual introduction. That's right, we're rolling out the red carpet for Nicholas Carlson, …

Dressed as a Pirate

January 30th, 2015


It's a very special episode of The Vergecast. This is David Pierce's final day at The Verge, and as such, we have dressed him as a pirate and forced …

Special Edition: The 2015 Sundance Film Festival

January 27th, 2015


The Verge's Casey Newton, Emily Yoshida and Bryan Bishop chat about the films of the Sundance Film Festival, the huge steps Oculus is making in the …

Business Hole

January 23rd, 2015


It's been quite the week, as evidenced by the fact the Dieter has been awake for a full 24 hours at this point. We've got BIll Gates, holograms, …

Heartbeat Trolling Everyone All the Time

January 16th, 2015


We're going hard tech with Nilay Patel, Chris Ziegler, and special British guest Tom Warren. We've got Microsoft, Apple, VR, Hyperloop, and dispatches from the North American International Auto Show. And, of course, Sam …

The Verge YouTube Roundtable at CES

January 10th, 2015


Join Dieter Bohn, Austin Evans, Marques Brownlee, and Jonathan Morrison as they discuss the best gadgets they saw at CES 2015.

CES 2015, Day 3

January 9th, 2015


They said it wasn't possible. They said the show couldn't go on. And yet, here we are, at the fourth and final Vergecast of CES 2015. Send the week …

CES 2015, Day 2

January 8th, 2015


It's Day 2 of CES 2015. We're confused, we're delirious, and we have a lot of feelings about Say Anything. Join Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Chris Plante, and Sam Sheffer on this live Vergecast odyssey from the show floor.

CES 2015, Day 1

January 7th, 2015


On this, the first official day of CES 2015, The Vergecast is a reflection on the day's experiences. Nilay Patel yells across the floor to Sony's …

CES 2015, Day 0

January 6th, 2015


CES is here, and the Vergecast has come along with it. Join Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Chris Plante on a journey through the show's biggest news. We’ve got cars, the Internet of Things, smart TVs, and more forklifts …

Texting for Drugs

December 19th, 2014


As the year winds to a close, we reflect back on the horrors of hacking, the collusion against Goliath, the merits of a physical keyboard, and …

Roomba with a Knife

December 12th, 2014


We're joining the enterprise on this week's Vergecast. Sony, Microsoft, Apple—we've got all your corporate backend stories covered. Plus, Dieter …

You've Got to Be a Grownup When You're on the Internet

December 5th, 2014


As The Vergecast progresses as a premier, category leading podcast, it is important to identify its core strengths and messaging. To that end, we have identified some key themes:
-Confused …

Stephen Elop, King of Thieves

November 21st, 2014


It was a week of learning and growth on the Vergecast. Specific lessons included who actually owns Nokia, who has used an Apple Watch, what qualifies as a varsity sport, the merits of Pitch Perfect, and just how little …

Artisanal Hipster Vinyls

November 14th, 2014


This week's show involves a lot of policy: policy on the internet, policy in music, policy concerning not being stabbed when retrieving your stolen …


November 7th, 2014


To some, it's a black-and-white answer. To others, it's a subtle gray. Some say hype can't be felt, only psychically perceived. It's a beacon of hope, a pillar of truth. We cannot see it, but we know it exists. It's …

I Have 23 Children

October 30th, 2014


The hype meter is off the charts this week. The sweat is real. This Vergecast is beef, not bust. Our hosts Nilay Patel, Chris Plante, and The Verge's social beast Sam Sheffer begin the hour with a reflection on various …

An Incorrect Oral History of Vaping

October 24th, 2014


Following an immediate but brief foray into Nilay Patel’s dark memoir-in-progress, the Vergecast progresses nicely into a week chock full of news, …

Apple's October 2014 Event

October 17th, 2014


This week is a Very Special Episode of the Vergecast. In fact, it's The Verge Live, straight from Apple's October event. Ross Miller and Chris Ziegler are joined by Dieter Bohn on the ground in California to discuss new …

A Meter of Sweat

October 10th, 2014


Chris Plante joins Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn on this week's Vergecast to read his unstructured, free verse poetry about the HTC Re Camera. Or maybe …

Milwaukee With Rich People

October 3rd, 2014


The Vergecast is back with Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, new Verge science editor Liz Lopatto, and notable humanoid trollbeast TC Sottek. There was …

The Robot Nearly Killed Me

September 26th, 2014


The Vergecast is back with Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Tom Warren. No iPhones were bent in the creation of this episode, nor were any bricked by rogue iOS updates. Microsoft's product strategy turned out to be …

Diego is useless

September 19th, 2014


Yes, finally: The Vergecast is really back, and there's a whole lot to talk about. This week, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and David Pierce get together …

Pardon me, is that Apple you're wearing?

September 13th, 2014


The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. On this week's episode, …

Getting in touch with Android Wear

March 21st, 2014


The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. On this week's episode, …

Finding your digital prophet

March 14th, 2014


The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. On this week's episode, …

The man behind Bitcoin and the return of 'Shaq Fu'

March 7th, 2014


The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology — and anything else that …

Six degrees of 'Lawnmower Man'

February 28th, 2014


The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology — and anything else that …

Why Facebook acquired WhatsApp

February 21st, 2014


The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology — and anything else that …

Comcast and TWC, the Lumia Icon, and NSA protest

February 14th, 2014


The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. On this episode, Nilay …

The red Nexus 5, Satya Nadella, and the odd success of Flappy Bird

February 7th, 2014


The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. On this week's episode, …

Google's sale of Motorola, the iPod's decline, and Daft Punk helmets

January 31st, 2014


The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, technology, and anything else our hosts …

Welcome to The Vergecast

January 1st, 2014

This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller make sense of the …
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