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. 

Technology
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Amazon, Google, and crypto are on trial
Today on the flagship podcast of The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890.
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Meta's AI headset future — and that X interview...
The Verge's David Pierce, Nilay Patel, and Alex Cranz break down all the big news from Meta's Connect event and the Code Conference.
86 min
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RIP DVDs
Today on the flagship podcast of the laserdisc resurgence
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The 50-year quest for AI virtual assistants
In episode three of our AI mini series, David Pierce dives into the decades-long endeavor to build a virtual assistant.
29 min
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Amazon and Microsoft's AI parades
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Alex Cranz, and David Pierce discuss all the announcements from Amazon's fall product launch event and Micosoft's Surface and AI event.
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iPhone and watches and wallpapers, oh my
Today on the flagship podcast of the Action Button
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Can AI make a hit song?
In episode two of The Vergecast's AI mini series, David Pierce sits down with Switched on Pop's Charlie Harding and music producer Ian Kimmel to share how they made an entire song from scratch using a bunch of AI tools.
57 min
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Apple mysteries and Google trials
The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, Alex Cranz, and Adi Robertson break down all the important news from this week.
61 min
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iPhone 15: the good, the bad, and the titanium
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Allison Johnson, Dan Seifert and Victoria Song report from Apple's Fall 2023 keynote.
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AI voices are taking over the internet
In part one of The Vergecast's AI mini series, David Pierce dives into the boom of voice synthesis and artificially generated speech.
22 min
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How the iPhone 15 could still surprise us
The Verge's David Pierce, Alex Cranz, Richard Lawler, and Dan Seifert discuss what to expect at Apple's iPhone 15 event, the drama behind the scenes with Disney's CEOs, and some more gadget news.
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It's gadget season again
The Verge's David Pierce, Alex Cranz, and Richard Lawler discuss all the gadgets announced at IFA 2023, the next flagship phone events from Apple and Google, and a whole lot more.
76 min
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Who built the internet? And who will save it?
Today on the flagship podcast of social media monetization strategies
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Threads' big moment, and Sony's big controller
The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Richard Lawler discuss Threads' new web app, Sony's Playstation handheld, NFL 4K streaming, AI music copyright, and a whole lot more.
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Mythical computers and super apps
A look into two futures: the DIY computer and the everything X app
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Big screens, bigger screens, suitcase screens
The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, Alex Cranz, and Dan Seifert discuss the iMac's 25th anniversary, the state of streaming, a TV in a suitcase, and a whole lot more.
83 min
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How YouTube and ESPN control the future of ever...
Today on the flagship podcast of non-exclusive distribution deals
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Streaming goes up, Zoom comes down
The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz break down the chaotic and increasingly more expensive state of streaming video, enterprise software, and celebrity food delivery
88 min
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How Tesla became the Elon Musk Co. from Land of...
Today we're sharing an episode of Land of the Giants: The Tesla Shock Wave
36 min
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Samsung fans and video apps: they’re everywhere
The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz discuss YouTube adding a slew of new TikTok-like features to Shorts, Elon Musk's extravagant 'X' sign, and much more.
78 min
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Samsung foldable software, eye-scanning orbs, a...
Today on the flagship podcast of texting on the outside screen
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Twitter rebrands as X, and Samsung's Galaxy Fli...
Can Elon Musk really use that X logo for Twitter?
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Gadget tips for your next upgrade | Vergecast H...
Today on the flagship podcast of answering machines
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The future of EV charging and Hollywood on strike
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Alex Cranz, and David Pierce discuss all the gadget news from this week, the state of EV charging for non-Tesla owners, the unions of Hollywood on strike, and much more.
86 min
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Nothing’s gadget renaissance, and our favorite ...
CEO of Nothing Carl Pei sits down with The Verge’s David Pierce to discuss the new Phone 2.
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