The Vergecast

The Vergecast is the flagship podcast from The Verge about small gadgets, Big Tech, and everything in between. Every Friday, hosts Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz hang out and make sense of the week’s most important technology news. And every Tuesday, David leads a selection of The Verge’s expert staffers in an exploration of how gadgets and software affect our lives – and which ones you should bring into yours. 

Tech News
Let's Chat about RCS
The Verge's Dieter Bohn dives into the messy past and uncertain future of Rich Communication Services, or RCS.
31 min
EV startup Rivian goes public / Judge orders Ap...
The Vergecast covers EV startup Rivian going public, Windows 11 SE, and updates from the Apple v Epic trial.
76 min
What’s next for USB-C
Dieter Bohn hosts The Vergecast's "USB-C Spec-tacular"
56 min
Microsoft enters the metaverse race / Beats Fit...
The Vergecast covers Microsoft's Ignite event, how the Beats Fit Pro may beat the AirPods Pro, and Craig Federighi's talk at Web Summit 2021.
70 min
Vergecast Live @ On The Verge 2021
Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn are joined by Verge alums Joanna Stern and David Pierce live on stage at The Verge's 10th anniversary party.
39 min
Facebook becomes Meta / Pixel 6 review / Macboo...
Dieter Bohn, Nilay Patel, Alex Cranz, Alex Heath, and Dan Seifert discuss all the news from this week.
93 min
Inside our MacBook Pro 2021 review
Dieter Bohn, Nilay Patel, and Monica Chin discuss their process for reviewing Apple's 2021 MacBook Pro.
50 min
Apple’s Unleashed event / Facebook is planning ...
The Vergecast discuss Facebook's plan to rebrand the company with a new name, the products announced at Apple's Unleashed event, and what happened at Google's Pixel 6 event.
66 min
Google’s Pixel 6 with Sundar Pichai and Rick Os...
Dieter Bohn sits down with Google CEO Sundar Pichai and SVP of Devices and Services at Google Rick Osterloh to discuss the Pixel 6 launch.
51 min
HTC Vive Flow announced / Apple Watch Series 7 ...
The Vergecast discuss HTC's new VR headset the Vive Flow and the three tech events scheduled for next week.
77 min
Surface extravaganza: a review of Windows 11 an...
Dieter Bohn hosts a discussion on reviews for the newest Microsoft products launched this fall — Windows 11, Surface Pro 8, Surface Laptop Studio, and Surface Go 3 — with The Verge's Monica Chin, Dan Seifert, and Tom Warren.
61 min
Land of the Giants: This Changes Everything
n Land of the Giants: The Apple Revolution, Recode’s Peter Kafka explores the company that changed what a computer is — and then changed what a phone is.
32 min
Facebook's bad week: a 60 Minutes interview, a ...
The Vergecast discuss Facebook's bad week: from a 60 Minutes interview, to a 6-hour outage, to a Facebook whistleblower hearing.
82 min
Teaching AI to taste and smell could help the f...
Ashley explores how AI can be used for product design, but more specifically, for creating fragrances and flavors.
31 min
Amazon’s fall hardware event / Google’s Search ...
The Vergecast discuss the new devices announced from Amazon this week and what took place at this year's Code Conference.
93 min
AI can be your writing buddy, your blogger, or ...
Ashley explores the wild world of AI writing and storytelling to find out if her job is in jeopardy.
34 min
iPhone 13 review / Microsoft’s Surface event bi...
The Vergecast discuss reviews of the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro, as well as the many new devices Microsoft announced at their Surface event this week.
93 min
AI might help edit the next generation of bloc...
Ashley Carman talks with companies investing in AI to streamline video and photo creation.
27 min
Apple’s iPhone 13 event: the biggest announcements
The Vergecast discuss the products announced at Apple's hardware event from this week.
77 min
Everyone will be able to clone their voice in t...
Ashley Carman talks with AI companies using voice synthesis to see why they are targeting the field of voice talent and podcasting.
34 min
Epic v. Apple judge rules that Apple must allow...
An emergency Vergecast about the Epic v. Apple trial ruling.
45 min
Facebook debuts Ray-Ban smart glasses / Apple’s...
The Vergecast discuss Facebook's newest endeavor into sunglasses with cameras on them, predictions for next week's Apple event, and of course some new gadgets announced this week.
84 min
Microsoft announces Surface event for Sept. 22n...
The Vergecast discuss new Apple App Store policies, the next Microsoft Surface event, and some strange new gadgets from this week.
72 min
OnlyFans' back and forth on adult content ban /...
The Vergecast discuss why OnlyFans planned to prohibit sexually explicit content on their platform and why it reversed its position days later.
86 min
Google Pixel 5a review / Facebook's metaverse f...
The Vergecast discuss reviews for the Google Pixel 5a, Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Z Fold 3, and the T-Mobile data breach that exposed personal info of more than 47 million people.
93 min