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  • The Vergecast 125: I Have 23 Children

    Thu 7:17pm
    The hype meter is off the charts this week. The sweat is real. This Vergecast is beef, not bust. Our hosts Nilay Patel, Chris Plante, and The Verge's social beast Sam Sheffer begin the hour with a reflection on various motorized death machines and enormous…
  • The Vergecast 124: An Incorrect Oral History of Vaping

    Oct 24, 2014, 9:10 am
    Following an immediate but brief foray into Nilay Patel’s dark memoir-in-progress, the Vergecast progresses nicely into a week chock full of news, led by Nilay, Dieter Bohn, and David Pierce. We have Google’s new Nexus lineup, Apple’s new iPads and iMac,…
  • The Vergecast 123: Apple's October 2014 Event

    Oct 17, 2014, 2:10 pm
    This week is a Very Special Episode of the Vergecast. In fact, it's The Verge Live, straight from Apple's October event. Ross Miller and Chris Ziegler are joined by Dieter Bohn on the ground in California to discuss new iPads, new iMacs, new OSes, and Stephen…
  • The Vergecast 122: A Meter of Sweat

    Oct 10, 2014, 11:24 am
    Chris Plante joins Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn on this week's Vergecast to read his unstructured, free verse poetry about the HTC Re Camera. Or maybe it's Re Poetry. Either way, let's just be thankful that there's not a macron diacritical mark above the "e" in…
  • The Vergecast 121: Milwaukee With Rich People

    Oct 3, 2014, 1:35 pm
    The Vergecast is back with Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, new Verge science editor Liz Lopatto, and notable humanoid trollbeast TC Sottek. There was Ebola, Windows 10, really good Twitter stuff, and then Dieter foolishly took a bet that will see him use a…
  • The Vergecast 120: The Robot Nearly Killed Me

    Sep 26, 2014, 1:02 pm
    The Vergecast is back with Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Tom Warren. No iPhones were bent in the creation of this episode, nor were any bricked by rogue iOS updates. Microsoft's product strategy turned out to be remarkably similar to Taco Bell's, we…
  • The Vergecast 119: Diego is useless

    Sep 19, 2014, 11:59 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    Yes, finally: The Vergecast is really back, and there's a whole lot to talk about. This week, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and David Pierce get together to discuss their impressions of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Amazon's slew of new tablets, and Microsoft's…
  • The Vergecast 118: pardon me, is that Apple you're wearing?

    Sep 13, 2014, 12:05 pm By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. On this week's episode, we discuss the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and the Apple Watch. Join Nilay Patel, Chris Ziegler, and Dieter Bohn as…
  • The Vergecast 116 - Getting in touch with Android Wear

    Mar 21, 2014, 8:48 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. On this week's episode, we discuss the announcement of Android Wear, the presence of VR at GDC 2014, and the hiatus of the show.…
  • The Vergecast 115 - Finding your digital prophet

    Mar 14, 2014, 8:51 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. On this week's episode, we discuss SXSW, compare Jared Leto to a beautiful pony, and explore the notion of heaven as portrayed by…
  • The Vergecast 114 - The man behind Bitcoin and the return of 'Shaq Fu'

    Mar 7, 2014, 8:30 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology — and anything else that pops into the twisted minds of this week's hosts. Join Joshua Topolsky, Katie Drummond, and T.C. Sottek for a…
  • The Vergecast 113 - Six degrees of 'Lawnmower Man'

    Feb 28, 2014, 9:14 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology — and anything else that pops into the twisted minds of this week's hosts. Join Joshua Topolsky, Ross Miller, and T.C. Sottek for a…
  • The Vergecast 112 - Why Facebook acquired WhatsApp

    Feb 21, 2014, 9:13 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology — and anything else that pops into the twisted minds of this week's hosts. Join Dieter Bohn, Chris Ziegler, David Pierce, and Ellis…
  • The Vergecast 111 - Comcast and TWC, the Lumia Icon, and NSA protest

    Feb 14, 2014, 8:12 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. On this episode, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Adi Robertson discuss Comcast and Time Warner Cable's recently announced merger,…
  • The Vergecast 110 - The red Nexus 5, Satya Nadella, and the odd success of Flappy Bird

    Feb 7, 2014, 9:18 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. On this week's episode, Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Ross Miller discussed the red Nexus 5, Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella, and the…
  • The Vergecast 109 - Google's sale of Motorola, the iPod's decline, and Daft Punk helmets

    9:18am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, technology, and anything else our hosts might deem interesting. On this week's episode, Joshua Topolsky, Nilay Patel, and Dieter Bohn talk about…
  • The Vergecast 108 - Sundance Film Festival and Beats Music

    Jan 24, 2014, 10:37 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, technology, and anything else our hosts might deem interesting. On this week's episode, Joshua Topolsky, Nilay Patel, and David Peirce talk about the…
  • The Vergecast 107 - Nest's acquisition and net neutrality

    Jan 17, 2014, 2:48 pm By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    Welcome to episode 107 of The Vergecast, a weekly discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. In this episode, Joshua Topolsky, Nilay Patel, and Adi Robertson discuss the whirlwind of CES, Nest's…
  • The Vergecast After Hours - Day three

    Jan 9, 2014, 3:39 pm By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    When you come to watch The Vergecast, you expect a certain timeliness. Which is to say, you expect The Vergecast to start on a time. That, when the show begins, time itself is still a relatively understood concept defined as a non-spatial dimension. To that,…
  • The Vergecast After Hours - Day two

    Jan 8, 2014, 9:27 pm By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    OK, so here's the deal. We were outside the trailer filming a segment for tomorrow's First! (among a few other things) and all of a sudden we heard a faint buzz off in the distance. And then it grew. It grew louder as the sky darkened. Passersby looked up in…
  • The Vergecast After Hours - Day one

    Jan 7, 2014, 9:10 pm By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    Day one — official day one — is done. Floor is closed. The convention center is locked, and subsequently so are the nicest nearby bathrooms. Throughout the parking lot out front, blues rock. The Vergecast After Hours is nigh upon us. Join us — or else.*…
  • The Vergecast After Hours - Day zero

    Jan 6, 2014, 8:35 pm By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    Hard to believe that CES hasn't technically started yet, but all the same it's been a whirlwind of news this week. Not long after Sony walks off stage — about 6:30PM PT / 9:30PM ET — The Vergecast After Hours will be live to break down all of today's news.…
  • The Vergecast After Hours - CES Preview

    Jan 5, 2014, 12:15 pm By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    We. Are. Here. The Verge is live at CES 2014 on the cusp of the annual news explosion in technology. Everything starts in earnest today with dozens of press conferences and announcements between this afternoon and tomorrow night — all the companies getting…
  • The Vergecast 106 - Mac Pro, Boston Dynamics, and the Xperia Z1

    Dec 20, 2013, 10:03 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    Twas the five or six days before Christmas, when all through the room / Not a mic was turned on, not even a boom / The ear pieces were hung by the desk chairs with care / In hope that Topolsky soon would be there / The cast were nestled all snug and seated /…
  • The Vergecast 105 - Instagram Direct, Nexus TV, and Spotify

    Dec 13, 2013, 8:19 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    Welcome to episode 105 of The Vergecast, a weekly discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. In this episode, Joshua Topolsky, Nilay Patel, Paul Miller, and Dieter Bohn discuss Instagram's new…
  • The Vergecast 104 - Amazon drones, Healthcare.gov, and Topsy

    Dec 5, 2013, 9:06 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. On this week's episode, Josh Topolsky, Nilay Patel, Paul Miller, and Ben Popper discussed Amazon's Prime Air delivery drones, the trials…
  • The Vergecast 103 - The Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Lumia 2520

    Nov 22, 2013, 9:04 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. Broadcasts begin at 4:00PM ET every Thursday. On this week's episode, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller talk about the release…
  • The Vergecast 102 - the PS4, Moto G, and Xbox TV

    Nov 15, 2013, 8:20 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The Vergecast is a discussion of all things relevant and irreverent in the worlds of art, culture, science, and technology. Broadcasts begin at 4:00PM ET (and your timezone of choice) every Thursday. On this week's episode, Nilay Patel, Ross Miller, and…
  • The Vergecast 101 - Twitter IPO, Everpix, and the new iPads

    Nov 8, 2013, 8:36 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    Welcome to The Vergecast, for all things relevant and irreverent in the world of art, culture, science, and technology —and anything else that pops into the twisted minds of this week's hosts. Join Nilay Patel, Adrianne Jeffries, and Chris Ziegler for a…
  • The Vergecast 100 - the Nexus 5, Android KitKat, and NSA snooping

    Nov 1, 2013, 8:59 am By john@theverge.com (The Verge)
    The boys are back in town. It's The Verge's second birthday, so we're celebrating 100 episodes of The Vergecast, and right now we're haphazardly watching people go to work in costumes — so it must be Halloween, as well! Join your hosts Joshua Topolsky, Nilay…