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The Vergecast

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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.

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Latest Episodes

David Pierce taps into The Verge's reviews team to explore where we're headed with smart home gadgets, wearables, and midrange phones. 01:56 - Verge smart home reviewer Jennifer Pattison Tuohy comes back to the show to break down the news of Amazon a... more

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The Verge's Nilay Patel, Alex Cranz, and David Pierce discuss this week in tech news — including what's happening with HBO Max, Apple iPad rumors, some handheld gaming updates, and this week in EVs.Further reading: more

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6 days ago

David Pierce hosts a special "work from anywhere" episode of The Vergecast while he is on vacation. 02:33 - CEO of Rove Jonah Hanig chats about his approach work-friendly travel. Reflect's Alex MacCaw shares his experience working from a sailboat in ... more

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Reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars from 5.1k ratings
  • An imitation of its past self

    Mistaking snark for wit, the podcast has lost its footing. The hosts now senselessly repeat the things that made the show famous, like totems designed to desperately build its former identity into a “Brand”. They seem to believe that negativity as a default is cool and enthusiasm ironically amped to 11 is engaging. Bleeding after Dieter left, once Nilay is gone it will be dead.

    Apple Podcasts
    1
    Law guy 12852
    United States21 days ago
  • Too much forced laughter

    Would be better if they stopped trying to be comedians - it gets tiresome so I end up skipping whole sections (show doesn’t even have chapters - which you’d think a tech podcast would be aware of and implement ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ )

    Apple Podcasts
    2
    niallnom
    United Kingdom23 days ago
  • absolutely delightful

    a real joy to listen to - and a real source of humor and optimism in an ever stranger world more

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    guxdefux
    Switzerland25 days ago
  • Alex as a presenter is… lacking

    The addition of Alex to the show is good as in it adds a female voice. more

    Apple Podcasts
    3
    Goodsell ART
    United Statesa month ago
  • Can’t take it anymore.

    Used to love this show until it turned into a terrible comedy pun fest.

    Apple Podcasts
    2
    extralarger
    United Statesa month ago

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