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
Russia starts a star war / Ford splits itself i...
Nilay Patel, Alex Cranz, Dan Seifert, Loren Grush, Andrew Hawkins talk about this week in news
95 min
Goodbye to Dieter Bohn, with special guest Walt...
Nilay Patel and Walt Mossberg say goodbye to Dieter Bohn as he departs The Verge
74 min
Steam Deck review / Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra re...
The Vergecast covers gaming on the Steam Deck, taking photos with the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, and the other tech news from this week.
72 min
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 review / Spotify is acqui...
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Alex Cranz, and Monica Chin discuss phones, laptops, and chips announced and reviewed this week. Senior reporter Ashley Carman joins the show to discuss the latest podcast industry news.
69 min
Samsung announces Galaxy S22 Ultra / Microsoft ...
The Vergecast covers all the announcements from Samsung's Galaxy S22 Unpacked event, Microsoft's Open App Store Principles, and the troubles at Peloton.
90 min
YouTube chief product officer Neal Mohan on new...
Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and streaming reporter Catie Keck talk with YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan on new features coming to YouTube: new tools for Shorts, interactive live streaming, a new YouTube TV interface, and more.
57 min
Facebook lost daily users for the first time ev...
The Vergecast covers what we've learned this week from Spotify's moderation policy and Facebook's daily user growth.
68 min
Spotify picks Joe Rogan over Neil Young / Inte...
The Vergecast covers the last earnings reports from tech companies like Microsoft, Samsung, Intel, and Tesla. Also, Spotify's Joe Rogan/Neil Young controversy.
85 min
Microsoft to acquire Activision for $68.7 billi...
The Vergecast covers Microsoft acquiring Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion, Google building a new AR headset, the battle between the FAA, AT&T, Verizon, and airlines over 5G, and the antitrust bills in Congress this week.
73 min
Wordle and the App Store clones / FTC’s Meta an...
The Vergecast covers the success of Wordle, the FTC proceeding with an antitrust lawsuit, and this week's gadget news.
71 min
CES 2022: all the TVs, concept cars, laptops, a...
The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Alex Cranz run through the huge amount of products announced at CES 2022 this week.
86 min
James Webb Space Telescope to launch next week ...
The Vergecast covers NASA's plan for launching the James Webb Space Telescope and all the gadgets and software updates announced this past week.
66 min
Can Matter save the smart home?
Dieter Bohn dives into Matter, the new tech standard that smart home gadgets will use to communicate with each other.
42 min
Matrix Awakens Unreal Engine 5 demo / Snap’s fi...
The Vergecast covers Epic Games' Matrix experience in Unreal Engine 5, Snap’s first AR Spectacles, streaming news, and more.
75 min
Behind the scenes of our Treo documentary, Spri...
Live at On The Verge in New York City, Nilay and Dieter discuss The Verge's documentary Springboard: the secret history of the first real smartphone and conduct at Q&A with the audience.
46 min
Jack Dorsey steps down from Twitter / The futur...
The Vergecast covers Jack Dorsey stepping down from Twitter, what's going on in the world of crypto, and the FTC suing to block Nvidia's purchase of Arm.
90 min
Eero CEO Nick Weaver on 5G, Thread, and the fut...
Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn interview CEO of Eero Nick Weaver live at On The Verge in New York City.
31 min
Apple will make repair manuals and parts availa...
The Vergecast covers Biden's infrastructure bill, Russia blowing up a satellite, and Apple allowing DIY repairs on some iPhones and Macs.
84 min
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