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  • Vergecast 180: Tinder DJs

    Nov 20, 2015, 11:54 am
    Today on The Vergecast, Nilay and Dieter are joined in studio by Lauren Goode to continue their discussion about the iPad Pro, as well as how it stacks up against the Surface Pro 4. In addition, the panel will discuss the end of Rdio, as well as the best…
  • Vergecast 179: Swipe left for iPad

    Nov 13, 2015, 1:59 pm
    The week on the Vergecast, Nilay and Dieter are joined by Nicola Fumo and Lauren Goode to talk about the iPad Pro, Tinder, and the BlackBerry Priv.
  • The Vergecast 178: The state of Android, smartwatches and Twitter hearts

    Nov 6, 2015, 6:52 pm
    This week brought no shortage of topics to discuss, but one item stood out among the smoke and mirrors. Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Dan Seifert are joined by Nicola Fumo of Racked in the hypeseat to discuss the state of smartwatches, what might happen with…
  • The Vergecast 177: Apple TV, universal remotes, and the joy of dropping phones

    Oct 30, 2015, 2:37 pm
    It was a good week to arguing about the state of television, with both Apple and Roku releasing new content delivery boxes. A trio of original Verge editors — Nilay Patel, Chris Ziegler, and Ross Miller — are joined by Helen Havlak in the Hype seat. In…
  • The Vergecast 176: The Hype Council is in session

    Oct 23, 2015, 5:14 pm
    This week on the Vergecast, Joanna Stern invades to talk about the Surface Book and the Surface Pro 4 — and Tom Warren joins the invasion over Skype. And for the first time, the Hype Council of Kirsten Frisina, Loren Grush, and Kaitlyn Tiffany sit in…
  • Vergecast 175: Coterie of vapes

    Oct 16, 2015, 12:19 pm
    This week's Vergecast features Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Chris Plante in the Skype seat, and Nicola Fumo in the Hype seat. They talk fashion and tech struggles, Pax, bro's gold iPhones, Metal Gear, Battlefront, this fall's video game releases, new iMacs, the…
  • Vergecast 174: The perfect Swiss man

    Oct 9, 2015, 12:26 pm
    Dieter Bohn, Nilay Patel, Casey Newton, and Kirsten Frisina on the hype-seat caress your brain with knowledge about Microsoft's new confident and purposeful direction, whether Twitter Moments is useful or not, Google AMP's benefits for the internet at large,…
  • Vergecast 173: Soccer moms racing turbos

    Oct 2, 2015, 11:02 am
    Dieter Bohn, Nilay Patel and hype-seater Kristen Frisina are joined by Chris Ziegler and Lauren Goode in a rare five-seater that eats up the week’s news, including the new Nexus phones, the Chromecast dongles, the Pixel C tablet, the new over-engineered…
  • Ctrl-Walt-Delete: Nilay owes Walt $100

    Sep 25, 2015, 11:35 am
    Walt and Nilay kick things off with a discussion of the iPhone 6S, the weird new prices of phones, the 2007 iPhone, and more. Subscribe to Ctrl-Walt-Delete on iTunes!
  • The Vergecast 172: Pacific Time should be illegal

    Sep 25, 2015, 11:31 am
    Nilay Patel is joined by Liz Lopatto, Loren Grush, and hype-seater Arielle Duhaime-Ross in a special science issue of The Vergecast. They break down why The Verge cares about science, the space (lack of) race, Verge staff childhood misadventures, the Vergier…
  • The Vergecast 171: A threatening Greg

    Sep 18, 2015, 12:09 pm By (The Verge)
    Special guest Farhad Manjoo of The New York Times joins Dieter Bohn, Nilay Patel, and new hype-seater Kirsten Frisina to talk ad blocking and the changing state of the internet, Alexa versus Siri, the house of the future, Google beyond search, the possibility…
  • The Vergecast 170: Peek, pop, whip, and nae nae

    Sep 11, 2015, 12:25 pm By (The Verge)
    A day after Apple’s huge event, we ran through all the big announcements. The Hype Seat has transformed into the Skype Seat so that Casey Newton can join Dieter Bohn, Jake Kastrenakes, and Chris Welch. Is the Apple TV just a super Roku? Just how Surface-y is…
  • 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

    Apr 3, 2015, 9:53 am
    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…