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Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller make sense of the week's tech news with help from our diverse and wide-ranging staff. And on Tuesdays, Nilay hosts in-depth, one-on-one interviews with major technology leaders. Join us every week for a fun, deeply nerdy, often off-the-rails conversation about what's happening now (and next) in technology and gadgets.

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Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller make sense of the week's tech news with help from our diverse and wide-ranging staff. And on Tuesdays, Nilay hosts in-depth, one-on-one interviews with major technology leaders. Join us every week for a fun, deeply nerdy, often off-the-rails conversation about what's happening now (and next) in technology and gadgets.

    Galaxy Z Flip review, CBS streaming service revamp plans, and Android 11 features so far

    Galaxy Z Flip review, CBS streaming service revamp plans, and Android 11 features so far

    Stories discussed this week:

    Folding glass: how, why, and the truth of Samsung’s Z Flip

    A Motorola Razr’s screen is reportedly peeling right on the fold

    Galaxy Z Flip teardown reveals that its hinge brushes may not block much dust

    Galaxy Z Flip durability test calls Samsung’s Ultra Thin ‘Glass’ into question

    Leaked images show TCL prototype phone with expandable, slide-out display

    Dish Network floats merger with DirecTV over pace of cord-cutting

    CBS is planning an improved streaming service after squandering its head start with All Access

    HBO and HBO Max are headed to YouTube TV

    HBO Max’s first ad wants to remind you how many of your favorite shows and movies it owns

    Disney+ has surpassed 28 million subscribers since launch …

    Tiger’s retro LCD handheld games are making a comeback

    The most interesting new Android 11 features so far

    Android 11 will fix dozens of small annoyances, but what about the apps?

    Google releases Android 11 developer preview earlier than expected

    Apple considers allowing apps like Chrome and Gmail to be set as iOS defaults


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    • 1 hr 28 min
    Chief Product Officer of Adobe Scott Belsky returns

    Chief Product Officer of Adobe Scott Belsky returns

    Chief Product Officer of Adobe Scott Belsky chats with Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and reporter Dami Lee about what he learned from putting Photoshop on the iPad, adapting products to new creators and platforms, Creative Cloud for the Mac Pro, and the goals of the Content Authenticity Initiative.
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    • 56 min
    Motorola Razr review, Samsung's Galaxy S20 event, and T-Mobile and Sprint allowed to merge

    Motorola Razr review, Samsung's Galaxy S20 event, and T-Mobile and Sprint allowed to merge

    Stories discussed this week:

    Motorola Razr review: folding flip phone flops

    Motorola Razr undergoes iFixit’s ‘most complicated’ teardown yet

    Samsung learned some tough lessons from the Galaxy Fold debacle

    Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip beats the Motorola Razr in nearly every way

    Samsung Galaxy Z Flip first look: folding glass changes everything

    The Galaxy S20 is the first high-refresh display phone many people will own

    Why Samsung’s 108-megapixel camera isn’t just a gimmick

    All of the biggest announcements from Samsung’s Galaxy S20 event

    Samsung confirms its AirDrop-like ‘Quick Share’ is launching on the Galaxy S20

    Here’s how Samsung’s Galaxy S20 stacks up against the Pixel 4, OnePlus 7T, and more

    Samsung’s regular Galaxy S20 doesn’t support ultra-fast 5G

    Samsung’s Galaxy S20, Plus, and Ultra first look: cameras, 5G, and 120Hz screens

    Samsung confirms its AirDrop-like ‘Quick Share’ is launching on the Galaxy S20

    T-Mobile and Sprint win lawsuit and will be allowed to merge

    The court let T-Mobile buy Sprint because Sprint completely sucks


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    • 1 hr 33 min
    New Jersey’s former attorney general on Ring cameras and facial recognition

    New Jersey’s former attorney general on Ring cameras and facial recognition

    In this week’s Vergecast, former New Jersey attorney general Anne Milgram stopped by the studio to talk with Verge editor in chief Nilay Patel and me, senior reporter Colin Lecher.
    As Nilay notes, Milgram, who also co-hosts the podcast Stay Tuned with Preet Bharara, is “the first cop we’ve ever had on the show,” and gave some thoughtful responses to questions about surveillance, predictive policing, and more.
    “We all, I think, have the right reaction, which is we don’t want to use data that’s biased or we don’t want to have problems,” Milgram says. “And yet in our personal lives, we give access to a huge amount of information and a lot of it is not public.”
    The rise of home security systems like Amazon’s Ring camera have raised serious questions about privacy, and Milgram weighed in on the issue. Below is an excerpt for that conversation, lightly edited for length and clarity.
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    • 58 min
    Iowa caucus app issues, Panos Panay takes over both Microsoft’s hardware and software, and Google reveals Q4 earnings

    Iowa caucus app issues, Panos Panay takes over both Microsoft’s hardware and software, and Google reveals Q4 earnings

    Stories discussed this week;

    Election tech was supposed to clean up the Iowa caucus …

    Iowa's caucus fracas shows we're still too ignorant about how …

    America is bad at voting (it isn’t just Iowa)

    US attorney general says tech and telecom industries should invest in Huawei competitors

    Donald Trump ‘apoplectic’ in call with Boris Johnson over Huawei

    US pushing tech and telecom industries to build 5G alternative to Huawei

    Microsoft’s Windows future is now tied to hardware

    Microsoft's Surface chief now leads Windows and hardware ...

    YouTube is a $15 billion-a-year business, Google reveals for …

    Creators finally know how much money YouTube makes, and ...

    Google now has a 'multibillion-dollar' hardware business

    Google opens its latest Google Glass AR headset for direct purchase

    The Super Bowl is streaming in 4K HDR for the first time ...

    Roku and Fox strike a last-minute deal to keep Super Bowl ...

    Apple might be releasing a new Apple TV soon


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    • 1 hr 11 min
    How 5G and edge computing fit into the future of Intel’s traditionally chip-focused lineup

    How 5G and edge computing fit into the future of Intel’s traditionally chip-focused lineup

    Intel is one of the biggest names in the tech world, with chips that quite literally are the brains behind most of the computers and servers that we use every day. But the world of computers is expanding and Intel is changing, too, with a focus on both edge computing that puts processing resources in the cloud and the power that’s available directly on the physical device. 
    And at the head of that is Dr. Venkata (Murthy) Renduchintala, the chief engineering officer and group president of the Technology, Systems Architecture and Client Group at Intel. Renduchintala joined Intel in 2016, having previously headed up competitor Qualcomm’s chip business. 
    Renduchintala is the person in charge of almost all of Intel’s hardware, from design to engineering to manufacturing. He joined Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel and news editor Chaim Gartenberg for an interview episode of The Vergecast this week to discuss the present and future of Intel, including the company’s place in the development of 5G, the changing landscape of personal- and cloud-based computing, and what the next-generation of processors could look like. 
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    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

Adamc_perry ,

Good show

Really I solid show. Nilay, Dieter, Paul, and other guests are always funny, yet full of information. I unsubscribed for a time period because I do not like how they run multiple shows through the same feed. I do not really have interest in 80% of the interview shows that Nilay does, but love The Vergecast. To me, Vergecast is a brand that was solidified by Nilay, Dieter, and Paul’s antics and that is what I like. I recommend breaking out the interview shows into their own feed

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

Nilay, host of The Vergecast podcast, highlights all aspects of technology, innovation and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

TampaMissy ,

Good information, but...

Really good information and entertaining podcast, but it feels like they are trying to break the world’s record for how many times you can say “like” in one podcast. It gets very distracting and annoying after a while when every third word is “like”. Makes for a good drinking game though...every time they say “like”, take a drink and you will be drunk about 10 minutes in!

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