The Vergecast

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 technology leaders. Join us every week for a fun, deeply nerdy, often off-the-rails conversation about what's happening now (and next) in technology and gadgets. And, remember, promo code. Produced by The Verge and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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episode 337: Pixel 3 Lite leaks, Apple releases new battery cases, and Samsung readies the S10


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 have leaked, starting up a new season of phone releases. The crew also looks forward to what Google will do with its investment in Fossil’s smartwatch tech, Microsoft’s experiment with foldable devices, and how the Federal Trade Commission will react to Tim Cook’s call to give consumers more privacy...


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episode 337: August CEO Jason Johnson on opening the smart home of the future


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


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episode 336: CES: Google vs. Alexa gadgets and the latest 5G delusion


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 technology and the continuing rivalry between Google Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa. They also discuss a range of gadgets from the showroom floor such as Alienware's Area51m laptop to a laundry-folding robot as well as Verizon’s shots fired at AT&T over their 5G claim...


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episode 336: CES: LG’s impressive rollable TV and Samsung’s iTunes integration


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 TVs, LG's new rollable display actually coming out in 2019, and the numerous announcement of 8K...


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episode 336: CES: Privacy and smart TVs with Vizio CTO Bill Baxter


To kick off our coverage of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Nilay sits down with the Chief Technology Officer of Vizio Bill Baxter to talk about what it's like to put AirPlay 2 and Apple HomeKit on the Vizio TVs, the future of the SmartCast platform, and most importantly privacy relating to data tracking on smart TVs.


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episode 335: Apple's iPhone problem and CES preview


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


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episode 334: GoPro CEO Nick Woodman on how to compete without competition


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 why it pulled out of the drone market.


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 2018-12-18  38m
 
 

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


This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Paul, and Dieter devote half the show to discussing what happened when CEO of Google Sundar Pichai testified before the House Judiciary Committee. Congress thinks Google has a bias problem — does it?


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 2018-12-14  1h6m
 
 

episode 333: What Foxconn’s really doing in Wisconsin, with Reply All’s Sruthi Pinnamaneni


Nilay Patel interviews Sruthi Pinnamaneni on The Vergecast


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 2018-12-11  43m
 
 

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


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 Juul — why it’s so popular, how addictive it is, and where it’s being restricted.


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 2018-12-07  1h8m