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Hello! This is The Vergecast, the flagship podcast of The Verge... and your life. Every Friday, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn make sense of the week's tech news with help from our 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 and Dieter Bohn make sense of the week's tech news with help from our 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.

    iPhone 13 review / Microsoft’s Surface event biggest announcements

    iPhone 13 review / Microsoft’s Surface event biggest announcements

    The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Alex Cranz, and Tom Warren discuss the reviews of the iPhone 13/iPhone 13 Pro and the many new devices Microsoft announced at their Surface event this week.
    Further reading:

    iPhone 13 review: yep, bigger batteries are better

    iPhone 13 Pro review: a better display, the best camera, and incredible battery life 

    iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 review: foundational fixes 

    iOS 15 is here, but we’re still waiting on a few new features

    Apple updates macOS Safari with a new look, but you can turn off the big changes

    EU proposes mandatory USB-C on all devices, including iPhones

    Apple won’t let Fortnite back on iOS until the Epic v. Apple verdict is final

    Tim Cook says employees who leak memos do not belong at Apple, according to leaked memo

    Microsoft’s fall Surface event: the 7 biggest announcements 

    Microsoft announces Surface Pro 8 with bigger 13-inch 120Hz display and Thunderbolt

    Surface Laptop Studio is Microsoft’s new powerful flagship laptop

    Microsoft’s new Surface Duo 2 has all the features that were missing the first time around

    Microsoft’s new Slim Pen 2 uses haptics to mimic the feeling of using a real pen

    The Surface Pro X gets a Wi-Fi-only version

    The Surface Go 3 gets new Intel processors

    Microsoft’s new mouse has a shell that’s 20 percent recycled ocean plastic

    Surface Adaptive Kit makes Microsoft’s laptops more accessible

    Microsoft Surface Pro 8 hands-on: the one we’ve waited for

    Microsoft Surface Duo 2 hands-on: once more, with cameras

    Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio hands-on: one weird, powerful computer 

    The Surface Laptop Studio isn’t as original as Microsoft would have you believe

    Kids who grew up with search engines could change STEM education forever


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    • 1 hr 39 min
    AI might help edit the next generation of blockbusters

    AI might help edit the next generation of blockbusters

    For the next four Tuesdays, Verge senior reporter Ashley Carman will explore how artificial intelligence and machine learning are shaping the future of a variety of industries.
    In this episode, Ashley explores how AI is being used to streamline video creation. 
    Guests include VP of Adobe Sensei Scott Prevost, co-founder and co-CEO of Flawless Scott Mann, and Verge senior reporter James Vincent. 
    This podcast was made by producer Liam James, senior audio director Andru Marino, senior reporter James Vincent, and senior reporter Ashley Carman. 
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    • 29 min
    Apple’s iPhone 13 event: the biggest announcements

    Apple’s iPhone 13 event: the biggest announcements

    The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Alex Cranz discuss all the products announced at Apple's hardware event this week: iPhones, iPads, the Apple Watch, and more. Keep listening for some gadget news, including Nintendo finally adding Bluetooth audio to the Switch.
    Further reading:

    ​​Apple’s iPhone 13 event: the 8 biggest announcements

    The iPhone 13 may finally get features Android has had for years

    The iPhone 13 event was a case study in Tim Cook-era product refinement

    iPhone 13 and 13 Mini announced with redesigned camera array and smaller notch

    iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max announced with high refresh rate 120Hz displays

    The iPhone 13 is a pitch-perfect iPhone 12S

    Goodbye and good riddance to Apple’s 64GB iPhones

    Apple announces new entry-level iPad with A13 Bionic chip

    The iPhone 13’s new camera tricks include cinematic video and macro photography

    Apple says it every year, but the iPhone 13 cameras do seem much improved

    Apple’s iPhone 13 Pro is the first iPhone with 1TB of storage

    Apple drops the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone XR from its lineup

    Apple’s updated leather MagSafe wallet supports Find My location tracking

    How the iPhone 13, Mini, Pro and Max compare to Android rivals — and vs. iPhone 12

    All-new iPad Mini announced with 5G, USB-C, and larger 8.3-inch display

    Apple is releasing iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 on September 20th

    Apple announces new entry-level iPad with A13 Bionic chip

    The Apple Watch Series 7 has a brand-new look

    Apple is releasing watchOS 8 on September 20th

    Should you wait for the Apple Watch Series 7?

    Apple Fitness Plus is getting Group Workouts and Pilates

    The Apple rumors were wrong

    Where are Apple’s new Macs? Here’s what we’re still expecting Apple to announce this year

    Nintendo finally adds Bluetooth audio to the Switch in new software update

    Google’s rumored Pixel 6 Tensor processor sounds extremely weird

    Razer made gamer thimbles


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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Everyone will be able to clone their voice in the future

    Everyone will be able to clone their voice in the future

    For the next four Tuesdays, Verge senior reporter Ashley Carman will explore how artificial intelligence and machine learning are shaping the future of a variety of industries.
    In this episode, Ashley talks to AI companies that are working with voice synthesis to see why they are targeting the field of voice talent and podcasting and what cloning your voice can be used for in the future.
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    This podcast was made by producer Liam James, senior audio director Andru Marino, senior reporter James Vincent, and senior reporter Ashley Carman.
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    • 35 min
    Epic v. Apple judge rules that Apple must allow other forms of in-app purchases

    Epic v. Apple judge rules that Apple must allow other forms of in-app purchases

    In an emergency Vergecast, The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Adi Robertson, and Russell Brandom discuss the ruling today in the Epic v. Apple trial.
    Further reading:

    Apple must allow other forms of in-app purchases, rules judge in Epic v. Apple

    Epic v. Apple judge rules Fortnite’s Peely can appear naked in court

    Epic will appeal the Epic v. Apple decision

    Will Fortnite return to iOS? Probably not any time soon

    The future of the App Store depends on the difference between a ‘button’ and an ‘external link’

    The Apple App Store: A brief history of major policy changes 


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    • 45 min
    Facebook debuts Ray-Ban smart glasses / Apple’s iPhone 13 event will take place on September 14th / Amazon announces its first-ever lineup of smart TVs

    Facebook debuts Ray-Ban smart glasses / Apple’s iPhone 13 event will take place on September 14th / Amazon announces its first-ever lineup of smart TVs

    The Verge's Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Alex Cranz, and Alex Heath discuss Facebook's newest endeavor into sunglasses with cameras on them, predictions for next week's Apple event, and of course some new gadgets announced this week.
    Further reading:

    Activists push to delay most high-profile climate summit since Paris agreement

    Microsoft gives up predicting when its US offices will fully reopen

    Facebook on your face

    Snapchat’s new AR features can identify the world around you


    Apple’s rumored AR/VR headset might rely on a nearby iPhone or Mac for processing 

    Whoop’s new fitness tracker is better thanks to a battery breakthrough

    Apple’s iPhone 13 event will take place on September 14th

    New Apple MagSafe charger spotted in FCC alongside four new phones

    Apple’s car chief is heading to Ford

    Apple Watch exec takes over secretive car project

    Apple delays controversial child protection features after privacy outcry

    Amazon announces its first-ever lineup of smart TVs

    Amazon announces Fire TV Stick 4K Max — and yes that’s really the name

    Amazon Luna is expanding to Fire tablets and Chromebooks, and retro games are on the way

    Twitter takes on Facebook Groups with invite-only Communities

    How Twitter’s communities could bring context back

    The Gmail app takes calls now, too, because Google wants it to do everything

    The Series One Desk 27 is a $2,000 Google Meet machine that doubles as a laptop monitor

    Microsoft Start is a personalized news feed designed for Windows 11, mobile, and more

    Theranos’ greatest invention was Elizabeth Holmes 


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    • 1 hr 29 min

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