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  • The Vergecast 168: Really good codeine

    Aug 28, 2015, 1:36 pm
    This week on the podcast, we discuss Apple's upcoming iPhone event, the Ashley Madison hack, and the benefits of prescription cough medicine
  • The Vergecast 167: bloop bloop

    Aug 21, 2015, 2:41 pm
    Verge Hack Week. What is it? What does it mean? How will you die on Mars? What Android phone is going to be the one to get this fall? Would you go swimming in a transparent pool in the sky? These are deep questions, none of which have answers. But we'll answer…
  • The Vergecast 166: In the desert building balloons

    Aug 14, 2015, 12:15 pm
    Dieter Bohn is in the center chair today, flanked by Dan Seifert and Russell Brandom, with Sam Sheffer in the Hypeseat. It's an old-school tech episode about Alphabet, Samsung, and a disturbingly long argument around hardware keyboards on smartphones.…
  • The Vergecast 165: A bad pour

    Aug 7, 2015, 3:50 pm
    Hello, The Vergecast is ready for public consumption! Well, sort of. It's ready, and you're the public, and you can totally consume it via the podcast player of your choice or via YouTube. But that combination of factors, though technically it adds up to…
  • The Vergecast 164: Miss you, Vlad

    Jul 31, 2015, 1:16 pm
    Greetings, mobile accomplishers! It’s been a big week for phones, so this week The Vergecast is a tech show. Dieter Bohn, Chris Ziegler, Dan Seifert, and Sam Sheffer are on hand to reflect on Motorola’s new phones, Microsoft’s new OS and mobile strategy,…
  • The Vergecast 090 - August 22nd, 2013

    Jul 29, 2015, 3:33 pm By (The Verge)
    Back to School 2013 category four: The Vergecast Listener (rough draft)…
  • The Vergecast 163: Hype's out for summer

    Jul 24, 2015, 10:08 am
    What started as a chill summer situation becomes very heated this week. Nilay, Dieter, Sam, and Special British Guest Tom Warren discuss Windows 10, Apple Music, an alleged new Moto X, and The Beach Boys.
  • The Vergecast 162: Shoutout to grandmas

    Jul 17, 2015, 11:40 am
    There's lots of news this week, so there are lots of guests as well. Nilay and Dieter are joined by Sean O'Kane, Jake Kastrenakes, and Kaitlyn Tiffany to talk about the Pluto flyby, San Diego Comic-Con, Windows 10, Reddit, and further refinement of the hype…
  • Vergecast 161: Uphill to Pluto both ways

    Jul 10, 2015, 2:06 pm
    We're back in the Bohn Zone as Dieter is in charge of the proceedings this week. Tom Warren is on hand to catch us up on Microsoft's Nokia woes, and we welcome Vergecast rookies Sean O'Kane and Loren Grush to discuss the future of space. And of course, Sam…
  • The Vergecast 160: Worldwide!

    Jul 2, 2015, 12:50 pm
    Shoutout to music! Shoutout to stars! Shoutout to hearts! This week on The Vergecast, Nilay, Dieter, and Emily are joined by Racked's Nicola Fumo in the hype seat to discuss Apple Music, Beats 1 radio, the cultural force that is Magic Mike XXL, and the fate of…
  • The Vergecast 159: Puddle of burn

    Jun 26, 2015, 2:43 pm
    Welcome to a very special episode of The Vergecast, featuring our new colleagues from Re/code, Walt Mossberg and Lauren Goode. They join Nilay and Sam to take a break from the news this week, and take stock of the state of the union in tech. From Amazon and…
  • The Vergecast 158: Hot swap your D-pad

    Jun 19, 2015, 10:37 am
    It's a special bicoastal episode of The Vergecast, as Nilay, Dieter, Emily, and Sam are joined remotely by the one and only Casey Newton, live from the E3 convention in Los Angeles. It's been a big show, and there are some big opinions about it on display…
  • The Vergecast 157: Bad Millenial

    Jun 12, 2015, 1:09 pm
    On this week's show, special guest Nicola Fumo from Racked joins us to talk about Apple. But we couldn't get to Apple right away, because Oculus up and decided to announce a million VR things. So Dieter Bohn had feelings about those VR things. Then Nilay Patel…
  • The Vergecast 156: What do you own?

    Jun 5, 2015, 10:50 am
    On this week's show, Nilay Patel has some thoughts on ownership, Dieter Bohn offers some feelings about Google, Adi Robertson makes assertions about Ingress, and Sam Sheffer spends the whole hour downloading illegal ROMs. There's also some talk about Recode,…
  • Bonus: Verge ESP

    Jun 2, 2015, 3:26 pm
    The Verge has a new podcast about entertainment and science: Verge ESP, hosted by Emily Yoshida and Liz Lopatto. This is the first episode of that show. If you like what you hear, be sure to subscribe on iTunes, via RSS, or just search your podcast app for…
  • The Vergecast 155: Spoken like a true snake person

    May 29, 2015, 10:26 am
    This week we have a special Google I/O edition of the Vergecast, guest hosted by Ross Miller, Emily Yoshida, Dan Seifert, and Sam Sheffer. They discuss the announcements out of the keynote, including Now on Tap, Photos, Android M, Cardboard, and the fact that…
  • The Vergecast 154: Lumber guitar licks

    May 22, 2015, 9:39 am
    The music industry is (and has been) undergoing significant changes. Join Nilay Patel, Micah Singleton, Emily Yoshida, and Sam Sheffer as they discuss Spotify’s expansion, Sony Music’s no-to-secret contract with Spotify, Apple’s upcoming music service,…
  • The Vergecast 153: Air Bud 6

    May 15, 2015, 11:13 am
    Nilay Patel is fired up about media aquisions, Dieter Bohn is delirious, Sam Sheffer is hyped beyond belief, Russell Brandom is on the Facebook beat, and Josh Dzieza is on hand to report on the rat takeover. What a time to be alive. Join us, won't you?…
  • The Vergecast 152: Why is Offline So Hard

    May 8, 2015, 1:57 pm
    How do you augment reality? With music? With the Microsoft HoloLens? With insane superhero Avengers mythology? Yes, yes, and yes. All those topics and more in this week's podcast.
  • The Vergecast 151: Helmets Are the Future

    May 1, 2015, 10:42 am
    It's been an action-packed week in tech, and we're here to keep the adrenaline pumping. Micah Singleton and TC Sottek join Nilay Patel and Sam Sheffer to reflect on daily life with Apple Watch, the leather backed LG G4, the future of HoloLens, and what exactly…
  • The Vergecast 150: Comcast, Time Warner, Google Fi, and Apple Watch

    Apr 24, 2015, 10:41 am
    It may sound as if this episode of The Vergecast were recorded from within the aisles a Party City, but no; it's just our enthusiastic celebration of our sesquicentennial episode. Join us as we combine all the classic ingredients of a successful birthday…
  • The Vergecast 149: The Force Naps

    Apr 17, 2015, 11:59 am
    It's a veritable who's who of podcasting today, as Dieter Bohn takes the Vergecast reigns, and invites Chris Ziegler, Sam Sheffer, Emily Yoshida, and Kwame Opam to The Vergecast. We've got the gold MacBook, the Surface 3, the new Star Wars trailer, and Ryan…
  • The Vergecast 148: I Don't Think Anyone is Great

    Apr 10, 2015, 8:13 am
    There is finally an actual Apple Watch in the studio, and Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Joanna Stern, and Sam Sheffer are on hand to look at it, talk about it, and force touch it. Also on the show are the new MacBook, Android Wear on iOS, and a genuine Motorola…
  • The Vergecast 147: Netflix Bedtime

    Fri 9:53am
    What ever happened to predictability? Well, we're throwing it out the window today, as special guests Liz Lopatto and Kwame Opam join Nilay and Sam, with a very special crossover cameo at the top of the show. It's a rare condition, this day and age, to read…
  • The Vergecast 146: Good radio

    Mar 26, 2015, 7:09 pm
    It's another tech-filled week, but this one is just a little more British than usual. International visitor Tom Warren joins Nilay, Dieter, and Sam to discuss the release of the Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One M9, Facebook's chat ambitions, and the release of…
  • The Vergecast 145: Dutch Teens Who Solve Crimes

    Mar 20, 2015, 9:48 am
    This week's episode is a whirlwind of news, thoughts, and feelings. Dieter Bohn regales us with his final assessment SXSW, Nilay Patel cannot get over the size of an Acer Chromebook, Ross Miller believes in a future of cord cutting, and for the first time…
  • The Vergecast 144: Sam from the Future

    Mar 13, 2015, 8:35 am
    The lineup is turned on its head this week as Joanna Stern joins Nilay Patel and Chris Plante, and Chris Ziegler takes the hype reins while Sam is absent. These great minds reflect on this week's Apple event, Star Wars, and the upcoming Frozen sequel.
  • Bonus: Apple Watch and MacBook Event

    Mar 9, 2015, 5:35 pm
    This is a special bonus Verge Live episode, recorded after Apple's March 9, 2015 event.…
  • The Vergecast 143: Infinity Gigabytes and Infinity Buckets

    Mar 6, 2015, 9:13 am
    The Vergecast is a roller coaster of emotions this week. Dieter breaks down and shares his feelings about the Galaxy S6, Nilay declares his love for lambos, Chris expounds upon luxury, and Sam expresses profound confusion when presented with the words "Wayne's…
  • The Vergecast 142: Ikecheck

    Feb 26, 2015, 10:36 pm
    We've captured lightning in a bottle this week. We somehow managed to record The Vergecast in the brief moments between the Arizonan llamas and the white-gold-blue-black dress debate. It was a moment of clarity, a calm we didn't know we should have savored.…