The Vergecast

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The Vergecast is your source for an irreverent and informative look at what's happening right now (and next) in the world of technology and gadgets. Hosted by Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn, alongside a cavalcade of tech luminaries, Vergecast is the only podcast you need to make sense of the week in tech news. And your life.

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, they dive into how creatives are using these machines, and what these new specs are. Another laptop announcement from this week is Microsoft’s Surface Go. The crew runs through their demo with the computer and discuss how it compares to the other Surface devices. And continuing with our trend, we also have a new edition of “This week in Elon Musk,” hosted by science editor Liz Lopatto. There’s a lot more in between ...

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_The Vergecas_ t starts off this week in a traditional fashion with a talk about dongles — Microsoft’s [$80 USB-C dongle](https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/6/25/17502320/microsoft- surface-usb-c-dongle-adaptor-release-date-price) to be exact. But there’s a whole bunch of little things that also happened this week that Nilay, Dieter, and Paul discuss. We’ve got Apple acknowledging [the problem ...
Instagram announced on Wednesday a standalone app called IGTV, a place for watching long-form vertical video. Casey and Ashely — who went to Instagram’s event that announced the app — talk with Nilay, Dieter, and Paul about their initial feelings about the platform and predict how it will fit into ...
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](https://www.theverge.com/e3), culture editor Laura Hudson gives us a quick rundown of the news from the expo to start off the show In the second half of ...
[Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CORL6kACgE4) 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](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biHtfTG1ZLQ&t=281s), [Microsoft buying GitHub](https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/4/17422788/microsoft-github- acquisition-official-deal), a new [Fire TV thingy](https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/6/7/17434534/amazon-fire- tv-cube-echo-announced-features-pricing-release-date), and breaking news for [Essential](https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/6/7/17439734/essential- phone-headphone-jack-module-release-date). There’s a ...
The Vergecast is here once again to fulfill the weekly prophecy of illuminating tech news. This week, Dieter is at _Recode_ ’s [Code Conference](https://events.recode.net/events/code-conference-2018/), but he still calls in to talk to Nilay, Natt, and Paul about what he saw and heard. Also, Apple’s [Worldwide Developers Conference](https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/31/17409110/apple-wwdc-rumors- ios-12-mac-os-2018-keynote-date) is next ...
You know those privacy policy emails flooding your inbox lately? Turns out those are thanks to the European Union’s crackdown on websites that collect your personal data. The Verge’s Russell Brandom explains the regulation known as the GDPR and why Europe seems to care about your security more than America.
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 powered by dirty fossil fuels. On this week's episode of _The Vergecast_, Nilay, Natt, Casey, and Paul discuss how we're financially beholden to ...
As you may have heard on _The Vergecast_ , _The Verge_ is launching a new podcast hosted by _Vergecast_ regular Casey Newton. It's called [_Converge with Casey Newton_](https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/16/17358290/converge- casey-newton-podcast-trailer-release-date) and you can listen to it right here in the _Vergecast_ feed. If you like what you hear, go on and ...
The _Vergecast_ trio comes together this week to discuss an [internal Google video](https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/17/17344250/google-x-selfish-ledger- video-data-privacy) 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. Nilay, Paul, and Dieter jump into other Google-related topics, ...
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 forward.
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 of stuff, so Nilay, Paul, Natt, and Dieter gather to break it down and give you the highlights. And this wouldn’t be an episode of ...
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 Casey Newton to discuss what happened at Facebook’s F8 developer conference, the Oculus Go, and some earnings talk. There are also ...
This week on _The Vergecas_ t, Dieter, Natt, and Paul are still without Nilay but there’s a whole lot to talk about. [Google made some changes with Gmail](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqtEzthzxuo) — which is now live, and [Snap surprised us this week with their new edition of Spectacles](https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=eFi8Z7G-hVg) — but what makes them ...
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. Nilay’s still on paternity leave, but Dieter and Paul are joined again by Technology Editor Natt Garun to explain it all. We also jumped ...
After a week of [Facebook-intensive news](https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/10/17220934/facebook-monopoly- competitor-mark-zuckerberg-senate-hearing-lindsey-graham), _The Vergecast _is here to break it all down for you. Nilay is out this week, so Dieter and Paul welcome senior editor Natt Garun and Silicon Valley editor Casey Newton to the show to go over all the news. Even though [Mark ...
It is episode 300 of _The Vergecast_! To celebrate, Nilay, Dieter, and Paul start the show by explaining [inside jokes](https://www.theverge.com/2011/08/19/podcast-020-08-19-2011) that have been stamped into the show over the past few years. Don’t understand what [Scissor Vodka](https://www.theverge.com/2016/2/25/11112662/vergecast-194-live-stream- podcast-download) is? Are you wondering why [Bixby is a dog](https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/21/16010842/vergecast- podcast-266-hyperloop-alexa-on-android-comcast-bixby)? Do you ...
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 Goode back to the show for her last week at _The Verge_ to discuss the [new iPads](https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/28/17169008/apple-ipad-education- google-pencil-ar-media) that Apple released this past ...
Nilay talks one-on-one with Casey Neistat about a multitude of topics, including Beme, his view of YouTube, Twitch, and other platforms, sponsorship, and what he’s up to next. It’s exactly what you’d expect from Neistat, honest and direct. If you already listened to the edited version on The Vergecast this ...
It’s loaded Vergecast this week. Nilay, Paul, and Dieter welcome back Silicon Valley editor Casey Newton to break down the Cambridge Analytica scandal at Facebook, after talking through predictions for next week’s Apple event. But first, another Casey makes his debut on The Vergecast — Casey Neistat! Nilay talks one-on-one ...