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 Wednesday, 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
Instagram Threads is here to crush Twitter
The Verge's David Pierce, Alex Cranz, and Alex Heath discuss Meta's launch of Threads, a new competitor to Twitter.
80 min
AI might break the internet
The Verge's David Pierce, Nilay Patel, and Alex Cranz discuss results from our AI survey, this week's AI news, our Apple Mac Pro review, and more.
87 min
Google Pixel Fold review, Microsoft vs FTC, and...
Today on the flagship podcast of the console wars
94 min
Meta and Reddit prove the social web is over
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Alex Cranz, and David Pierce discuss the vibe shift that is happening on social media and the communal internet.
83 min
How AI really works, and how the smart home broke
Today on the flagship podcast of open-source lightbulbs
67 min
Reddit vs. Reddit: the latest on the fight for ...
Nilay Patel, David Pierce, Alex Cranz, and Jay Peters discuss takeaways from The Verge's interview with Reddit CEO Steve Huffman.
76 min
The war for Reddit, new MacBook Air, and Meta's...
David Pierce and Nilay Patel call up Christian Selig, who runs the popular Reddit app Apollo, to talk about the changes to the platform that have infuriated Redditors, and what it means for the future of Reddit.
96 min
Widgets are back, and everything else from WWDC
The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz discuss all the updates to Apple's iOS, macOS, watchOS, and iPadOS announced at WWDC this week.
82 min
Vergecast vs WVFRM trivia!
The Vergecast's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Dan Seifert are challenged to a game of trivia by Waveform's Marques Brownlee, Andrew Manganelli, and David Imel.
26 min
Apple’s Vision Pro: the headset of the future?
Apple WWDC 2023's biggest announcements
67 min
Meta’s Quest 3 revealed and a WWDC preview
Meta's Quest 3 vs. whatever Apple's headset is going to be.
76 min
The two computers that made Apple
Let's talk about the influence of the Apple II and the Lisa.
74 min
Microsoft’s big AI Build and Max’s messy stream...
What can Microsoft's AI Copilot do?
82 min
Why AM radio and Ethernet still matter, and why...
Today on the flagship podcast of the Purah Pad
76 min
Montana bans TikTok. Also, FREE TV
And the Supreme Court bails on Section 230
78 min
Into It: The Conversation We’re NOT Having Abou...
Today we're sharing an episode of Into It: A Vulture Podcast with Sam Sanders
37 min
Google I/O recap: AI is taking over Search
The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz discuss the big announcements and takeaways from Google I/O 2023.
79 min
Google AI and foldable phones
Google I/O 2023: the future of Google and our first impressions of the Pixel 7A, the Pixel Tablet, and the Pixel Fold.
73 min
Bluesky's rise and AI's fall
Google announces the Pixel Fold, the ‘Godfather of AI’ quits Google, and Bluesky is starting to feel like Twitter.
70 min
The director’s episode: how tech makes movies
The flagship podcast of questionable .mkv files
74 min
Apple’s headset, Humane’s weird demo, and the p...
The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, Alex Cranz, and Andrew Hawkins discuss what's happening in the world of EVs. Also: more Apple headset rumors and whatever the heck that Humane demo was last week.
95 min
ActivityPub is the next big thing in social
Also, what makes a good weather app?
74 min
AI Drake, AI friends, AI everything
The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz wish you happy 420
80 min
How a TikTok ban could actually work
TikTok banning attempts, the best Android phones, and the year of OLED TVs
66 min
HBO vs. Max and Twitter vs. Substack
The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz discuss Warner Bros. Discovery's new streaming service, Sony's mobile gaming move, and Twitter's feud with Substack.
94 min