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Best podcasts about David Pierce

Latest podcast episodes about David Pierce

The Vergecast
Livestreaming is back!

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 12, 2022 37:38


In the final episode on our series about creator economies, David Pierce is joined by producer Hadley Robinson to explore the world of livestreaming and its recent popularity across every social platform. Livestreaming is certainly not a new thing though, so why does it seem to be having a moment? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Lenny's Podcast: Product | Growth | Career
How Notion leveraged community to build a $10B business | Camille Ricketts (Notion, First Round Capital)

Lenny's Podcast: Product | Growth | Career

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2022 67:35


Camille Ricketts began her career in journalism, at the Wall Street Journal, in 2006. In 2010 she joined Tesla, where she worked in communications alongside Elon Musk. She transitioned into marketing and became the Head of Content and Marketing at First Round Capital and then went on to become the very first marketing hire at Notion. In today's episode, we dig into community-led growth—what it is, and when and how to pursue it. We get super-specific on how Notion championed their most loyal users and built a passionate community, and the incredible outcome it had for the company's growth. We also talk about how to create great content, and how content can drive growth for your business and brand.—Find the transcript for this episode and all past episodes at: https://www.lennyspodcast.com/episodes/. Today's transcript will be live by 8 a.m. PT.—Thank you to our wonderful sponsors for supporting this podcast:• Eppo—Run reliable, impactful experiments: https://www.geteppo.com/• Flatfile—A CSV importer that says yes instead of error: mismatch: https://www.flatfile.com/lenny• Vanta—Automate compliance. Simplify security: https://vanta.com/lenny—Where to find Camille:• Twitter: https://twitter.com/camillericketts• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/camillericketts/—Where to find Lenny:• Newsletter: https://www.lennysnewsletter.com• Twitter: https://twitter.com/lennysan• LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lennyrachitsky/—People referenced:• Ivan Zhao: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ivanhzhao/• Simon Last: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-last-41404140/• Lexie Barnhorn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexisbarnhorn/• Ben Lang: https://www.linkedin.com/in/benmlang/• Claire Butler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/clairetbutler/• Jessi Craige Shikman at First Round: https://firstround.com/person/jessi-craige-shikman/• Brett Berson at First Round: https://firstround.com/person/brett-berson/• Josh Kopelman at First Round: https://firstround.com/person/josh-kopelman/#mystory• Shaun Young on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shaunyou/• David Pierce at The Verge: https://www.theverge.com/authors/david-pierceAdditionally, Camille would love to shout out Nate Martins and Andrea Lim, who ran Notion's content program:• Nate Martins: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nate-martins/• Andrea Lim: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andreawlim/Content and companies referenced:• Community & Content Resources: https://tinyurl.com/yrxbb542• Station F: https://stationf.co/• Figma: https://www.figma.com/• Canva: https://www.canva.com/• Stripe: https://stripe.com/• Stripe Atlas: https://stripe.com/atlas• Salesforce: https://www.salesforce.com/• First Round Review: https://review.firstround.com/• Jobs to be done framework: https://jobs-to-be-done.com/jobs-to-be-done-a-framework-for-customer-needs-c883cbf61c90• The Only App You Need for Work-Life Productivity: https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-only-app-you-need-for-work-life-productivity-1521640800• Product Hunt: https://www.producthunt.com/Referenced in lightning round:• Obviously Awesome: How to Nail Product Positioning So Customers Get It, Buy It, Love It: https://www.amazon.com/Obviously-Awesome-Product-Positioning-Customers/dp/1999023005• April Dunford on Lenny's podcast: https://www.lennyspodcast.com/april-dunford-on-product-positioning-segmentation-and-optimizing-your-sales-process/• April Dunford's guest post in Lenny's newsletter: https://www.lennysnewsletter.com/p/positioning• Harry Stebbings's podcast, 20VC: https://www.thetwentyminutevc.com/podcast/• Lenny on 20VC: https://www.thetwentyminutevc.com/lenny-rachitsky/• Tár: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14444726/• Fleishman Is in Trouble: https://www.hulu.com/series/fleishman-is-in-trouble-710e51f8-3387-404d-8b07-e7c9b766d11c• Notion: https://www.notion.so/• Arc: https://arc.net/• Superhuman: https://superhuman.com/• Cron: https://cron.com/—In this episode, we cover:(00:00) Camille's background(05:43) What it was like working with Elon Musk(07:38) Working at Notion in the early days(12:16) What is community-led growth?(15:48) How Notion measured the impact of marketing efforts(16:35) The most successful community efforts at Notion(18:24) Why metrics aren't always necessary for community growth (19:52) When it makes sense to invest in community-led growth(21:34) How creators make money using Notion(23:12) The Ambassador Program and Champions Program at Notion(27:20) Why founders should consider investing in community and delay monetizing some features(31:03) Companies that have done well in building community(32:54) How to determine the level of community engagement appropriate for your company to invest in(34:00) Using Camille's 2x2 grid to implement community(36:42) How to launch an ambassador program(41:22) Advice for founders who want to build community(47:17) How Lenny got his first 500 newsletter subscribers(48:58) Examples of Camille's most impactful content marketing(51:20) Content-market fit: how to determine the needs of your reader (53:37) Content categories and the time it takes to create top-notch content(57:02) The future of comms and how the press helped Notion grow(1:01:35) Lightning round—Production and marketing by https://penname.co/. For inquiries about sponsoring the podcast, email podcast@lennyrachitsky.com. Get full access to Lenny's Newsletter at www.lennysnewsletter.com/subscribe

The Vergecast
Kindle 15th anniversary and the problem with US broadband

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2022 70:35


This week on the flagship podcast of mounting TVs way too high in the hospital room: The Verge's David Pierce chats with Russell Brandom about the state of US broadband, and what we learned from 22,000 people's internet bills. David also talks with Verge managing editor Alex Cranz about the Amazon Kindle's 15th anniversary, why the Kindle has been so successful, and maybe also why it hasn't done more. Keep listening for Alex's review of the Kindle Scribe. Email us at vergecast@theverge.com or call us at 866-VERGE11, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
The creator of the future is smart, attractive... and animated

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2022 32:50


As we spend more time in digital spaces, our avatars are becoming part of our personality. And digital creators and influencers are becoming part of our culture. Producer Gina Pollack join's The Verge's David Pierce with stories about why advertisers love digital creators, why a dancing hot dog will never leave your brain, and what the creator industry is learning from mascots. Next time you're scrolling through your Instagram feed, keep your eyes peeled — not everyone's as human as they look. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Transfigured
Micah Redding on Transhumanism and Christianity

Transfigured

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 73:38


Micah Redding is the Executive Director of the Christian Transhumanist Association. He writes and speaks about transhumanism, technology, artificial intelligence, and Christian theology. We talk about what transhumanism is, how it relates to Christian ideas such as everlasting life and theosis. We mention Dale Tuggy, Ray Kurzweil, David Pierce, Julian Huxley, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Elon Musk, Max Tegmark, Barton Stone, Thomas Campbell, Thomas Jefferson, Athanasius, William Ellery Channing, and more. Micah Redding Website: https://www.micahredding.com/ Micah Redding twitter: https://twitter.com/micahtredding Christian Transhumanism Association: https://www.christiantranshumanism.org/CTA facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ChristianTranshumanistAssociation/

Future Law Podcast
What It Takes to Stay in the ALSP Game

Future Law Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 27:23


In this week's episode Dan Hunter chats with David Pierce, the Chief Commercial Officer of Axiom, an ALSP that provides legal talent in over fourteen legal practices and twenty-nine industries..  David tells us what it takes to be a successful ALSP, what an in-house lawyer looks like and also his thoughts on the future of legal practice.    Make sure you tune in every Tuesday for everything legaltech, ALSPs and law.  Head to www.thefuturelawpodcast.com for more information.  Thanks for listening!    CREDITS:  Hosts: Mike Madison & Dan Hunter  Executive Producer/Editor: Pariya Taherzadeh   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Vergecast
Meta announces job cuts and Twitter prepares for difficult times

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 80:49


The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, Alex Cranz, and Alex Heath discuss week two of Elon Musk as CEO of Twitter and Meta announcing job cuts. Later in the show: What's next for Binance and FTX, a stretchable screen by LG Display, and the Surface Pro 9 review. Further reading: Elon Musk tells Twitter staff to prepare for ‘difficult times ahead' and ends remote work Read Elon Musk's first email to Twitter employees Elon Musk offloads another $3.9 billion in Tesla shares Elon is putting Twitter at risk for billions in fines, says internal letter Elon Musk's Twitter Blue with verification is now live Elon Musk's response to fake verified Elon Twitter accounts: a new permanent ban policy for impersonation  Everyone knows you paid to be verified on Twitter  Mario flipped off Twitter for nearly two hours with the blessing of Musk's 'verification'   Twitter rolls back gray ‘official' checks that popped up on high-profile accounts Twitter's new double-check verification disappears, Elon Musk says he ‘killed it' Meta announces huge job cuts affecting 11,000 employees Binance won't bail out FTX, cites reports of 'mishandled customer funds' ‘I fucked up,' says FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried in public apology Microsoft Surface Pro 9 (Intel) review: this is the one to buy LG Display's 'stretchable' prototype display could attach to skin, clothing, and furniture  HP Pavilion Plus 14 review: a powerful, confusing OLED machine The Pixel Watch calorie bug is a reminder of why 'accuracy' isn't everything Razer made a customizable PS5 controller that — you guessed it — is very expensive   Email us at vergecast@theverge.com or call us at 866-VERGE11, we'd love to hear from you. We are conducting a short audience survey to help plan for our future and hear from you. To participate, head to vox.com/podsurvey, and thank you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
The politics and laws changing tech in the US

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 69:30


The Verge's David Pierce tries out Neeva's Bias Buster, an attempt to get people out of their echo chambers and show them new information in its search engine. Senior reporter Adi Robertson talks about her story How America turned against the First Amendment Policy reporter Makena Kelly explains the CHIPS and Science Act, and how it could reshape the tech industry in America. Further reading: Biden signs $280 billion CHIPS and Science Act Micron launches $15 billion Idaho project amid federal push for US tech manufacturing President Joe Biden speaks after groundbreaking for Intel's $20 billion semiconductor plant Micron's investing up to $100 billion to bring the country's ‘largest semiconductor' facility to New York Email us at vergecast@theverge.com or call us at 866-VERGE11, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Elon Musk's first week at Twitter / Matter's newest smart home devices

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 90:29


The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, Alex Cranz, and Alex Heath discuss what has happened with Twitter since Elon Musk has taken over the company. Then, Nilay, David and Alex discuss the first Matter-compatible devices since the launch of the smart home standard. Further reading: Elon Musk wastes no time changing Twitter  Why Elon Musk is so desperate for Twitter to make money Elon Musk could enable Twitter's edit button for everyone  Elon Musk could cut half of Twitter's workforce  Over 190 smart home devices are now Matter certified and here's what's coming next We're getting our first look at Matter devices today, and here's what's coming next Level locks had a secret Thread radio this whole time Amazon announces a phased rollout of Matter to its Alexa smart home platform Eve's sensors and smart plugs will be among the first Matter-compatible devices Nanoleaf announces the first Matter-over-Thread light bulbs Philips Hue Bridge is getting updated to Matter early next year Aqara's Matter transition begins in December with free hub update Amazon Music's library of songs and podcasts is now free for Prime subscribers  Apple TV 4K (2022) review: unmatched power, unrealized potential Netflix's new cheaper plan with ads doesn't work on Apple TV at launch Netflix's $6.99 per month ad tier is now live PlayStation VR2 launches on February 22nd for $549.99 Comcast's big rival to Roku and the smart TV is called… Xumo  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Twitter is now an Elon Musk company

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 47:48 Very Popular


The Verge's Nilay Patel, Liz Lopatto, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz discuss Elon Musk officially becoming the owner of Twitter, and what that means for the future of the company. Further reading: Twitter is now an Elon Musk company How weak leadership cratered Twitter's morale The Twitter deal is all downside risk for Elon Musk Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Infinitum
Ljudi, ovo i nije tako loše

Infinitum

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 92:42


Ep 194Pocket Casts Mobile Apps Are Now Open SourceKomisija za zaštitu konkurencije: Pokrenut postupak protiv dva dobavljača Epl proizvoda, određuju cenu u SrbijiAn update to my previous post about how crash detection absolutely worksHow the Apple Watch ULTRA is ALREADY helping me! (Month later review) My Ultra at Ironman California.Apple unveils completely redesigned iPad in four vibrant colorsApple introduces next-generation iPad Pro, supercharged by the M2 chipBlackmagic's powerful DaVinci Resolve video editor is coming to iPad | EngadgetThe iPad's erratic odyssey continuesAaron Crocco: There's no obvious choice on what to get.David Pierce o imenovanju...Apple Hikes iPad Mini Prices Outside US, With Europe Faring WorstiPad - Compare Models: iPad 10th gen vs iPad Air 4th gen vs iPad Air 5th genApple introduces the powerful next-generation Apple TV 4KThird-Generation Apple TV 4K Boasts More Storage for Lower Prices - TidBITSApple TV 4K 2022: A Buyer's Guide for UpgradersApple Raises the Price of Apple Music, Apple TV+, and Apple One - TidBITSApple launches preview of redesigned iCloud.commacOS Ventura is now availablePreview in Ventura Drops Support for PostScript and Encapsulated PostScript Files - TidBITSMark Zuckerberg: WhatsApp Is 'Far More Private and Secure' Than iMessageThese App Store ads are something…Apple pauses App Store gambling ads after developer outcryTomaž Zaman: tipkovnica MonoZahvalniceSnimano 28.10.2022.Uvodna muzika by Vladimir Tošić, stari sajt je ovde.Logotip by Aleksandra Ilić.Artwork epizode by Saša Montiljo, njegov kutak na Devianartu.30 x 40 cmulje /oil on canvas2000.

The Vergecast
Apple's new App Store tax. Microsoft Surface reviews, and Meta's earnings

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 87:33


The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, Alex Cranz, and Tom Warren discuss Microsoft Surface reviews, Apple's new App Store tax, and Meta earnings. Further reading: Microsoft Surface Pro 9 (SQ3) review: Windows on Arm is not ready Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 (13.5-inch) review Surface defined 10 years of Windows PCs — can Microsoft nail the next 10, too?  Microsoft says more than 20 million people have used Xbox Cloud Gaming Zuckerberg is all in on the metaverse whether you like it or not  Xbox's Phil Spencer says the metaverse is a ‘poorly built video game' Microsoft: Xbox game streaming console is ‘years away'  Apple macOS 13 Ventura review: a bunch of good updates you can mostly ignore  Apple's new App Store tax on ads is a direct shot at Meta  Spotify pulls audiobook purchases from iOS app after Apple blocks updates Apple confirms the iPhone is getting USB-C  Apple could release a 16-inch iPad next year The Twitter deal is all downside risk for Elon Musk This tablet pairs an E Ink display with a... 16-megapixel rear camera? Power struggle: Puerto Rico's battle to fix the electric grid  Email us at vergecast@theverge.com or call us at 866-VERGE11, we'd love to hear from you. We are conducting a short audience survey to help plan for our future and hear from you. To participate, head to vox.com/podsurvey, and thank you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
The two cryptos and the future of the iPad

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2022 67:30 Very Popular


Today on the flagship podcast of all-screen designs: 02:38 -Verge senior audio director Andru Marino dives into the world of a different type of crypto community. 17:51 - David Pierce examines iPadOS 16, Stage Manager, and Apple's attempt at task managers. iPadOS 16's Stage Manager is not the future of multitasking you were hoping for 34:05 - Dan Seifert and Monica Chin join David to discuss and explain Apple's confusing iPad lineup. Apple iPad (10th gen) review: stuck in the middle The new iPad makes no sense Email us at vergecast@theverge.com or call us at 866-VERGE11, we'd love to hear from you. We are conducting a short audience survey to help plan for our future and hear from you. To participate, head to vox.com/podsurvey, and thank you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Streamageddon
#29 – Interview with the Vampire

Streamageddon

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 59:46


We're taking a bite out of spooky season by doing the scariest thing imaginable: Trying a new streaming service!

The Vergecast
Cybersecurity Hotline Special

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2022 51:08 Very Popular


We asked listeners to send in all their questions related to cybersecurity for this special Vergecast Hotline episode. David Pierce talks to Nilay Patel and Russell Brandom to get you the best advice for staying safe online. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Kanye wants Parler, smartwatch showdown, and the Vergecast Hotline returns

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 82:31 Very Popular


Today on the flagship podcast of slightly inaccurate fitness trackers: 02:15 - David Pierce and Makena Kelly chat about Ye buying Parler, as well as the other new set of apps and app owners entering the space.  Kanye West is buying ‘free speech platform' Parler The ugly business logic behind Kanye West's Parler acquisition 24:44 - Victoria Song and Dan Seifert return to the show for a smartwatch showdown between the Pixel Watch, the Apple Watch Series 8, and the Samsung Galaxy Watch. Google Pixel Watch review: it's a smarter Fitbit Apple Watch Series 7 review: time and time again Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 review: if it only had a better battery We could all use a ‘This is Fine' Focus mode 1:02:07 - Lastly, we return to the Vergecast Hotline to answer your burning tech questions. Fitbit Sense 2 review: it doesn't make much sense 1:14:55 - We explain why we still don't have chapters on The Vergecast Email us at vergecast@theverge.com or call us at 866-VERGE11, we'd love to hear from you. We are conducting a short audience survey to help plan for our future and hear from you. To participate, head to vox.com/podsurvey, and thank you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Microsoft's Surface event, Pixel 7 and Pixel Watch reviews, and Meta Connect 2022

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 82:40 Very Popular


The Verge's Nilay Patel, Alex Cranz, and David Pierce discuss the announcements at Meta Connect, the new products from Microsoft's Surface event, and reviews for Google's Pixel 7 and Pixel Watch. Meta Connect 2022: all the news on the Quest Pro The Meta Quest Pro is a cutting-edge headset looking for an audience  Meta figured out legs for its Horizon avatars What does Mark Zuckerberg think ‘open' means? Mark Zuckerberg takes a shot at Apple's closed ecosystem FTC files to block Meta from buying VR fitness studio Within Google Pixel Watch review: it's a smarter Fitbit Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro review: better and better   Smartwatches, not phones, are where the action is at this year The biggest announcements from Microsoft's Surface event  Microsoft Office will become Microsoft 365 in major brand overhaul Microsoft's Surface Studio 2 Plus ships with an RTX 3060 for $4,299 Microsoft's Surface Pro 9 is the latest major gadget to ditch the headphone jack The Surface Laptop 5 arrives with Thunderbolt 4 but no AMD options  Surface Pro 9 lets you pick between Intel or Arm 5G and new color options Microsoft partners with Meta to bring Teams, Office, Windows, and Xbox to VR Apple shows Windows some love with new Music, TV, and iCloud photos integration     AI-generated imagery is the new clip art as Microsoft adds DALL-E to its Office suite    New York's weed laws mean marijuana is legal but the stores selling it aren't yet Email us at vergecast@theverge.com or call us at 866-VERGE11, we'd love to hear from you. We are conducting a short audience survey to help plan for our future and hear from you. To participate, head to vox.com/podsurvey, and thank you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Zuckerberg on the Quest Pro, our impressions, and the state of VR games

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 74:22 Very Popular


Today on the flagship podcast of low-latency head tracking: 02:35 - Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg chats with deputy editor Alex Heath about Meta's new headset, the Quest Pro. 22:00 - Alex Heath and senior reporter Adi Robertson chat with David Pierce about their first impressions using the Quest Pro. 47:45 - Group Publisher for The Verge Chris Grant chats with David about what's happening in VR for video games. You can listen to the rest of the chat with Mark Zuckerberg on Decoder with Nilay Patel, watch it on The Verge's YouTube channel for the video version, or read it on our site. Email us at vergecast@theverge.com or call us at 866-VERGE11, we'd love to hear from you. We are conducting a short audience survey to help plan for our future and hear from you. To participate, head to vox.com/podsurvey, and thank you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Google's Pixel 7 and Pixel Watch event / Elon Musk vs. Twitter trial update

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 80:44 Very Popular


The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz discuss all the announcements from Google's Pixel 7 event. Senior correspondant Liz Lopatto joins the show to explain the latest in the Elon Musk/Twitter trial saga. The Super Mario Bros. Movie trailer is here (and so is Chris Pratt) Hands-on with the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro: something familiar  The Pixel 7 and 7 Pro double down on Tensor-fueled features  Google's Pixel 7 and 7 Pro will fix your old blurry photos  Google once again calls out Apple for not adopting RCS  Google's including its VPN service with the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro Pixel Watch hands-on: Google's taking a page from Apple  Google thinks smartwatches are the future again — are you buying it?  Google's Pixel Watch marks a new chapter for Wear OS  Google shows off wireless charging dock that turns the Pixel Tablet into a smart display Google overhauls Home app as it prepares for Matter  Everything we think we know about Elon Musk's plan for Twitter The Elon Musk vs. Twitter trial is on hold until October 28th Email us at vergecast@theverge.com or call us at 866-VERGE11, we'd love to hear from you. We are conducting a short audience survey to help plan for our future and hear from you. To participate, head to vox.com/podsurvey, and thank you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Amazon's Kindle Scribe, printer problems, and earbuds on a bike

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 57:37 Very Popular


Today on the flagship podcast of hardcopy peripherals: David Pierce and Alex Cranz chat with Dave Limp, SVP of devices and services at Amazon. Amazon's Kindle Scribe is an E Ink tablet for reading and writing David also tries to answer a listener question about why it feels like printers haven't improved in years. Best Printer Buying Guide (Consumer Reports) Lastly, Becca Farsace tests out which earbuds sound the best when calling from a bike ride. Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II review: noise cancellation domination Apple AirPods Pro (second-gen) review: same look, better everything else Google Pixel Buds Pro review: the sweet sound of redemption Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
What does music feel like in the metaverse?

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 21:44 Very Popular


The Verge's David Pierce dives into the world of virtual concerts in digital spaces like Roblox and Fortnite. Is this the future of live music? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

LWCCBP
David Pierce Guest Speaker @LWCC

LWCCBP

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2022


Guest Speaker @ LWCC David Pierce

The Vergecast
Google is shutting down Stadia / Amazon's hardware launch event

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 90:46 Very Popular


The Verge's David Pierce, Alex Cranz, and Jay Peters discuss Google deciding to shut down its game streaming service Stadia. Jennifer Pattison Tuohy joins the show to chat about all the products Amazon announced at its hardware launch event this week, including the new E Ink tablet for reading and writing. Google is shutting down Stadia Google is trying to reinvent search — by being more than a search engine  Google's trying to become a one-stop shopping destination Google will help you find better results without tagging ‘Reddit' onto every search The 11 biggest announcements at Amazon's hardware launch event  Amazon's Kindle Scribe is an E Ink tablet for reading and writing Amazon fifth-generation Echo Dot smart speakers get a host of new features Echo speakers can now be Eero mesh Wi-Fi extenders Amazon's new Echo Auto is smaller and easier to mount in your car Amazon's latest 4K TVs improve picture quality and borrow ideas from The Frame The new Amazon Fire TV Cube has an HDMI input for controlling cable boxes  Alexa is getting some much-needed smart home upgrades Amazon's Halo Rise is a bedside light to track your sleep and wake you up Blink's new Mini Pan Tilt adds robotics to its compact home security camera Ring's new Spotlight Cam Pro mashes its most advanced features into a wireless design   Sonos Sub Mini review: low end for a lower price Intel and Samsung are getting ready for ‘slidable' PCs Leaked Galaxy S23 renders suggest Samsung could ditch the camera bump A smart lock with long-range wireless power is finally a reality Asus launches massive 17-inch Zenbook with Ryzen 6000 Intel's 13th Gen processors arrive October 20th with $589 flagship Core i9-13900K Wacom announces the Cintiq Pro 27, its latest display graphics tablet Logitech announces its first mechanical keyboard specifically for the Mac Stage Manager isn't just for M1 iPads anymore Hands-on with aptX Lossless, the new tech promising CD-quality audio over Bluetooth Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Handheld gaming, scooter subscriptions, and a Techtober preview

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 59:19 Very Popular


Today on the flagship podcast of low-latency controller input: 02:12 - David Pierce talks with Tom Warren about the trend of handheld gaming devices like Valve's Steam Deck and the Logitech's G Cloud Gaming Handheld. 21:20 - David tries subscribing to a scooter rental service and starts to rethink the concept of ownership. 33:40 - David chats with Nilay Patel and Alex Cranz about the ten big tech events happening this October. Email us at vergecast@theverge.com or leave us a voicemail at 866-VERGE11 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Apple Watch Ultra review: an aspirational debut

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 78:37 Very Popular


The Verge's Nilay Patel, Alex Cranz, David Pierce, and Victoria Song discuss using the new Apple Watch Ultra, the next-gen GPUs, and a bunch of gadget news. Future reading: Apple Watch Ultra review Apple AirPods Pro (second-gen) review: same look, better everything else - The Verge  This RTX 4090 is so ridiculous it needs a ‘Dark Obelisk' RGB support stick  Nvidia announces next-gen RTX 4090 and RTX 4080 GPUs - The Verge Nvidia says it built too many GPUs — expect sales while it works on something `new`  How platforms turn boring TikTok's BeReal clone app is gaining traction outside the US Yale's new keypad locks are smaller and smarter DJI's new smartphone gimbal aims to get you filming quicker than ever  ByteDance's Pico 4 VR headset is a Meta Quest 2 competitor Framework's new Chromebook is upgradable and customizable   Nothing starts teasing its next pair of earbuds — the Ear Stick Google's more affordable Chromecast HD is available today for $30 Logitech's G Cloud Gaming Handheld arrives in October for $349.99 The PS Vita's time is now, again Sony's first major PS5 redesign will reportedly have a detachable disc drive Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
GTA leaks, TikTok search, and Apple reviews hotline

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 59:20 Very Popular


Welcome to the flagship podcast of measuring changes in gravitational force. 02:13 - David Pierce chats with video game reporter Ash Parrish about how footage of Grand Theft Auto VI has leaked online. GTA 6 gameplay leaks online in 90 videos Rockstar confirms hack, says work on GTA VI will ‘continue as planned' 19:40 - David tries to use TikTok's search feature as a replacement for Google. 31:40 - Nilay Patel, Allison Johnson, and Victoria Song answer listener questions about the new iPhones and Apple Watch. Apple iPhone 14 Pro review: early adopter island Apple iPhone 14 review: meet the iPhone 13S Apple Watch Series 8 review: if it ain't broke Email us at vergecast@theverge.com Or call us at 866-VERGE11 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Reviews of the iPhone 14 Pro, Apple Watch Series 8, and more

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 84:52 Very Popular


Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz discuss The Verge's reviews of the iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14, and Apple Watch Series 8. Further reading: Apple iPhone 14 Pro review: early adopter island Apple iPhone 14 review: meet the iPhone 13S It's time to bring contrast back to our smartphone photos Apple Watch Series 8 review: if it ain't broke iOS 16.1 beta adds Apple's ugly new battery percentage indicator to the iPhone Mini iOS 16 review: unlocking the lock screen We finally got our hands and eyes on the PlayStation VR2 Google canceled its next Pixelbook and shut down the team building it  We didn't need another Pixelbook Adobe to acquire Figma in a deal worth $20 billion Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II review: noise cancellation domination Disney's CEO teases a ‘hard bundle' of Disney Plus and Hulu Sonos announces long-awaited Sub Mini for $429 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Websites are back: inside The Verge's redesign

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 67:33 Very Popular


David Pierce and Nilay Patel discuss the ideas behind The Verge's brand new redesigned website, which officially launched on September 13th. David also chats with senior product manager Tara Kalmanson and senior engineer Matt Crider, who worked on the redesign, about what went into implementing those ideas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Apple's iPhone 14 event: the biggest announcements and our first impressions

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 78:01 Very Popular


Apple held their annual hardware event on their campus, debuting new iPhones, new Watches, and new AirPods. Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz discuss everything that happened at the "Far Out" event, first impressions of the products, and their expectations for Apple in the next year. Further reading: Apple's iPhone 14 event: the 9 biggest announcements Apple Watch Series 8, SE, and Ultra hands-on: triple the fun Apple Watch Series 8 gets souped-up period and ovulation tracking  New Apple Watch SE announced: price, features, release date Apple Watch Ultra: price, specs, release date Apple watchOS 9 will add low-power mode to Series 4 and later devices Apple finally stops selling the Series 3 watch It's time for the Apple Watch to become Apple's next big thing  iPhone 14 and 14 Plus hands-on impressions: the big phone is big The iPhone 14 doesn't have Apple's latest processor  The iPhone 14 and 14 Plus are official with satellite-based Emergency SOS  iPhone 14 Pro: a first look at the new moving notch, camera, and more Apple might have fixed the notch by putting it on an island   The iPhone 14 lineup won't have physical SIM support Apple's new AirPods Pro hands-on: sticking close to a winning formula Apple's new AirPods Pro can cancel twice as much noise Apple's Lightning-only charging case for the third-gen AirPods doesn't make sense Klutzes rejoice: AppleCare Plus now covers unlimited repairs  Everything Apple didn't announce at its iPhone 14 event Tim Cook would rather sell you an iPhone than add RCS to iMessage Jony Ive doesn't think your car should rely on multitouch Steve Jobs' friends and family launched an archive celebrating his life Tens of thousands of viewers watched a fake Apple crypto scam on YouTube Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
The future of Apple: our biggest questions and hottest takes

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 68:59 Very Popular


The Verge's David Pierce, Nilay Patel, and Alex Cranz each discuss the big open questions they have about the future of Apple, and the hottest takes about the company. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Snap laying off 20 percent of employees, Twitter starts testing edit button, and Logitech's cloud gaming handheld leaks

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 89:01 Very Popular


The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz discuss this week's gadget news. Casey Newton joins the show to discuss Twitter finally adding the edit button for tweets. Further reading: An iPhone 14 satellite link could depend on Apple cutting a deal with wireless carriers Everything Apple Watch Pro needs to beat Garmin and Samsung Apple's Lightning cable turns 10, but its time is over Satellite connectivity on the Apple Watch Pro could be a game-changer Logitech's cloud gaming handheld leaks with Android apps and Switch-like UI JBL's new earbud charging case has a touchscreen so you can ditch the phone Motorola Edge (2022) review: a passing grade  LG's first bendable OLED TV lets you pick between flat or curved modes Samsung's first OLED gaming monitor doesn't need a PC or console attached Bang & Olufsen's Beosound Theatre TV stand will turn your TV around, too  Zenbook 17 Fold OLED review: the best foldable yet Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold (2nd-Gen) hands-on HMD claims its latest Nokia smartphone is its most ‘eco-friendly' yet The new Ring Intercom will help make your apartment intercom smart Twitter starts testing an edit button, but you have to pay for it Snap is canceling several projects and laying off 20 percent of employees Truth Social is strapped for cash and struggling to find new users Elon Musk says whistleblower's testimony gives him more reasons to dump Twitter deal Starlink suffered a global outage overnight  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Apple 'Far out' rumors, Twitter is a mess, and this week in streaming

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 62:23 Very Popular


The Verge's Nilay Patel, Alex Cranz, and David Pierce discuss this week in tech news.  Further reading: Apple's ‘Far out' iPhone 14 event is happening September 7th  What to expect from Apple's iPhone 14 event  Next-day streaming of NBC shows like Law & Order and SNL jumps from Hulu to Peacock next month YouTube TV update will reportedly let you watch four channels at once HBO calls House of the Dragon its biggest premiere ever, with nearly 10 million US viewers Twitter's former security chief says company lied about bots and safety Twitter whistleblower to testify in Congress over damning security revelations  Elon Musk vs Twitter: the weird number at the heart of the drama The SEC asked Twitter to explain its user metrics after Elon Musk complained Twitter CEO calls Mudge Zatko's whistleblower report a ‘false narrative' Twitter is a mess — but in the Elon Musk trial, it might not matter Exclusive: Sonos' next flagship speaker will play sound in nearly all directions Ford hikes the price for the 2023 Mustang Mach-E by as much as $8,000 Peloton CEO thinks losing $1.2 billion is ‘substantial progress' EV prices are going in the wrong direction Starlink lowers monthly internet prices by 50 percent for some Sony's new DualSense Edge Wireless Controller takes on the Xbox Elite Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Longhorn Notebook With Baseball HC David Pierce (August 25)

The Horn Austin

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 15:29


Longhorn Notebook With Baseball HC David Pierce (August 25) by The Horn 104.9 & AM 1260

The Vergecast
Android 13 arrives, Galaxy Watch 5 review, and Instagram gets competitive

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 86:10 Very Popular


The Verge's Nilay Patel, Alex Cranz, and David Pierce discuss the Android 13 update, the battle between the vertical video apps, and a bunch of gadget news. Further reading: Android 13 arrives for Pixel phones starting today How to get the Android 13 update on your Pixel right away Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 review: incremental innovation    Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 review: if it only had a better battery All the YouTube Shorts you repost to TikTok will now tell on you Instagram gets mean about sending video clips to TikTok The auto industry lost its spectrum fight with the FCC because V2V was always a fantasy Electric vehicle owners are fed up with broken EV chargers and janky software Yes, the new electric vehicle tax credits are really confusing, but we can help  The auto industry lost its spectrum fight with the FCC because V2V was always a fantasy The Dodge Charger EV's fake exhaust sound is sure to divide muscle car fans Snap is giving up on its Pixy drone after just four months Timbaland and Swizz Beatz sold Verzuz to Triller — and now they say Triller didn't pay Yes — monitors can in fact get weirder The Big Ten's new deal makes sports streaming rights more confusing than ever Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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Ford F-150 Lightning review, stress-testing earbuds, and a Galaxy foldable Q&A

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 69:30 Very Popular


02:23 - The Verge's David Pierce brings in deputy editor Dan Seifert, reviewer Allison Johnson, and managing editor Alex Cranz to answer Vergecast Hotline questions about Samsung's new Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Z Flip 4. 23:56 - Chris Welch returns to the show for more earbuds voice call testing, this time on the NYC ferry with the new Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro and the Google Pixel Buds Pro. 41:22 - Nilay Patel shares his experience reviewing the Ford F-150 Lightning, and the troubles with its touchscreen control panel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked August 2022 biggest announcements

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 84:39 Very Popular


The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, Alex Cranz, and Richard Lawler to discuss all the announcement from Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event this past week. Further reading: HBO Max will be replaced next year by a new service combined with Discovery Plus Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked August 2022: the five biggest announcements The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 gets a little extra polish, but it's still $999 The new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is a little better and still too expensive Here's how the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 compares to last year's Z Fold 3 Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked is a foldable party of one Samsung still hasn't given us a good reason to buy a foldable phone  Samsung goes big on battery with the Galaxy Watch 5 series  Samsung's Galaxy Buds 2 Pro: more comfortable design and hi-fi audio Google tries publicly shaming Apple into adopting RCS Disney Plus' Premium streaming price is rising to $10.99 per month Disney Plus' ad-supported plan will launch in December Disney Plus and Hulu are getting steep price hikes Gmail is now officially allowed to spam-proof politicians' emails Ethereum's big proof-of-stake blockchain switch could happen on September 15th Apple's next iPhone might be more expensive AirPods cases with USB-C could be in the cards for 2023 Battery percentage finally returns to iOS 16 and it's hideous Sonos has delayed the release of its next product — likely the Sub Mini LG Display's 97-inch OLED panel vibrates to create ‘cinematic' 5.1 sound Call 866-VERGE11 (866-837-4311) to ask The Verge about this week's Samsung announcements. We may answer them on Wednesday! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Amazon buys Roomba, non-watch wearables, and the best cheap(er) phones

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 81:50 Very Popular


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 acquiring iRobot, maker of the ever popular Roomba robot vacuum. 24:46 - Verge wearable tech reviewer Victoria Song joins David to explore the fascinating world of non-watch wearables: rings, earbuds, sports bras, and sleep trackers. Afterward, we hear from Whoop CEO Will Ahmed about his approach to wearable technology. 53:40 - Verge mobile reviewer Allison Johnson and David discuss the ideal version of a mid-range smartphone, and what are the best trade-offs for the price. Further reading: Amazon to acquire Roomba robot vacuum maker iRobot for $1.7 billion Amazon bought iRobot to see inside your home The best sleep tech you can buy right now Whoop 4.0 Review Oura Ring Gen 3 Review Google Pixel 6a review: midrange parts, Tensor smarts Apple's new iPhone SE is a modern phone stuck in yesterday's design Apple should have followed Google's Pixel 6A playbook with the iPhone SE OnePlus 10T review: call it a comeback Nothing Phone 1 review: something else Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
HBO Max might get maimed, Apple might remove the headphone jack from the iPad

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 75:16 Very Popular


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: Apple might remove the headphone jack from its next entry-level iPad Apple might delay iPadOS 16 launch Apple says Mac sales are getting hit hard by supply constraints  OnePlus 10T review: call it a comeback OnePlus' 10T launch was a weird return to in-person events The Pixel 6A is getting an immediate update to make sure it's moddable Logitech announces a new dedicated cloud gaming handheld device Nintendo reports Switch sales dip as chip shortage continues to bite The Orion looks like if Kirby swallowed your Switch    The megamerger killed Batgirl HBO Max might get maimed  A TikTok Music app could challenge Spotify and Apple Roku has a problem — its buttons aren't printing enough money Lucid Motors will barely make any EVs this year as it slashes production goals again Tesla is the latest company to be drawn into the Elon Musk-Twitter legal mess Forget those Tesla crashes: GM says you can trust its autonomous vehicles GM's Super Cruise will cover 400,000 miles of roads in North America, doubling coverage Twitter v. Elon Musk trial date set to start October 17th Google Meet meets Duo Meet, with Meet in Duo but Duo isn't going into Meet A mysterious battery-powered Google device appears in FCC filings Sony InZone M9 review: impressive but flawed Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Work from anywhere: sailboats, solar generators, and Starlink

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 63:41 Very Popular


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 the middle of the ocean. 17:12 - Verge deputy editor Thomas Ricker talks about his review of the Jackery Solar Generator 2000 Pro, as well as his experience of working remotely in Europe. 36:28 - Verge policy editor Russell Brandom and senior reporter Loren Grush discuss the state of using satellites like Starlink to access the internet in rural areas. Further reading: Starlink's Dishy McFlatface internet now available for Boaty McBoatfaces — just $5,000 per month Jackery Solar Generator 2000 Pro review: letting flex-workers flex Starlink RV review: the dawn of space internet to go Ventje VW Campervan review: 'work from home' from anywhere How Starlink and other satellite services are changing the shape of the internet Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Microsoft Q4 earnings, Spotify's subscribers rise, and Instagram walks back its changes

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 73:04 Very Popular


The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce. and Alex Cranz discuss the quarterly tech earnings from Apple. Microsoft, Spotify, and more.  Further reading: Meta and Apple in ‘deep' competition to build the metaverse, Zuckerberg tells staff Yes, it's weird for the two-year-old Meta Quest 2 to go up in price Meta might let anti-vax posts back onto Facebook and Instagram  Instagram walks back its changes Microsoft Q4 2022 earnings: Windows and Xbox fall in $51.9 billion quarter Meta reports revenue decline for the first time in Q2 earnings Here's where to buy the Meta Quest 2 before it costs $100 more Alphabet Q2 2022 earnings show profits dropped compared to last year Comcast's broadband business stopped growing for the first time ever Spotify's subscribers rise to 188M amid podcasting setbacks Spotify amps up fiction podcasts with new leader of scripted content Spotify paid $123 million for audiobook company Findaway Spotify has stopped making its Car Thing dashboard accessory Apple's latest iOS 16 beta ensures you can't hide your mistakes with an edit Apple's new Home app in iOS 16 is better but still half-baked SpaceX says Dish's 5G plan would be ‘detrimental' to millions of Starlink users You can re-watch Game of Thrones in 4K on HBO Max next month President Biden's awesome video conferencing setup starts with a $7,000 Zoom gadget Asus' compact Zenfone 9 comes with incredible gimbal-like camera stabilization Email us at vergecast@theverge.com, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Instagram is TikTok now, BeReal is everywhere, and the Vergecast Hotline is back

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 75:15 Very Popular


02:30 - The Verge's David Pierce talks with deputy editor Alex Heath about how Meta is pivoting Facebook and Instagram away from your friends and more towards short form video from creators. Mark Zuckerberg braces Meta employees for 'intense period' Adam Mosseri confirms it: Instagram is over Instagram is making almost all videos Reels and will show them to way more people Facebook doubles down on algorithms in the main feed Facebook puts news on the back burner as it continues to push video and creators Listen to Land of the Giants: The Facebook / Meta Disruption 24:04 - Casey Newton chats with David about the social media app BeReal, and whether it's able to succeed among social media titans. Why BeReal is breaking out 40:55 - The Vergecast Hotline is back! Experts at The Verge answer your tech questions. Call our Vergecast Hotline at 866-VERGE11 (866-837-4311). Email us at vergecast@theverge.com, we'd love to hear from you. Find us on Twitter: Alex Heath is @alexeheath Casey Newton is @caseynewton Monica Chin is @mcsquared96 Dan Seifert is @dcseifert Becca Farsace is @BeccaFarsace David Pierce is @pierce Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Netflix wants linear TV to die, Thread border routers are Matter-ready, and Tesla sold most of its Bitcoin

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 80:50 Very Popular


The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz run discuss Tesla earnings, Netflix's next move, and an upgrade to smart home standard Thread. Further reading: Tesla's run of record quarterly deliveries comes to an end thanks to China's COVID shutdowns Elon Musk now says Tesla could start Cybertruck deliveries in mid-2023 Tesla sold 75 percent of its Bitcoin BMW starts selling heated seat subscriptions for $18 a month  The First-Ever Blazer EV: Electric SUV | Chevrolet  BMW Wants to Charge for Heated Seats. These Grey Market Hackers Will Fix That. 75 Percent of Car Buyers Don't Want Features Locked Behind Subscriptions Netflix's CEO is ready for TV to die Netflix subscriber count in the US and Canada dropped by 1.3 million over the last three months  Netflix's ad-supported tier won't have everything at launch Netflix is partnering with Microsoft for its new ad-supported tier Netflix's latest anti-password sharing test lets users 'buy' additional homes  Amazon is giving Prime Video its biggest redesign in years Eve's new motion sensor is the first with Thread Amazon says Matter will make Alexa smarter If you have one of these Thread border routers, your smart home will be Matter-ready  Samsung's August 10th Unpacked will definitely feature at least one foldable Samsung confirms August 10th Unpacked event date with ‘cryptic' puzzle  Google Pixel 6A review: midrange parts, Tensor smarts  Google's prototype augmented reality glasses are going outside Elon Musk's Twitter takeover trial set to start in October Apple will settle butterfly keyboard lawsuit for $50 million Internal documents show Facebook and Google discussing platform strategies The new Google Wallet is now available to all users Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Project Gene5is adventures, Congress takes on VPNs, and Nothing Phone 1 review

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 67:12 Very Popular


02:30 - The Verge's David Pierce talks with tech reporter Mitchell Clark about what it took to get service from Project Genesis and they conclude a FOIA may be the only way to get the facts. I became a Dish influencer to get a 5G NFT 20:21- David talks with senior policy reporter Makena Kelly about US lawmakers suddenly discovering that VPNs are a thing that exists and that they aren't very honest about their business practices. Lawmakers push FTC to clean up the VPN industry 41:50 - And finally, reviews editor Allison Johnson and news reporter Jon Porter go deep on Nothing Phone — our review, the hype leading up to its launch, and the reality of it now that we got our hands on it. Nothing Phone 1 Review Hot and Hyped: Inside the strange launch of the Nothing Phone 1 Email us at vergecast@theverge.com, we'd love to hear from you. Call our Vergecast Hotline! 866-VERGE11 (866-837-4311) Find us on Twitter: Mitchell Clark is @strawberrywell Alex Cranz is @alexhcranz    Makena Kelly is @kellymakena Jon Porter is @JonPorty Allison Johnson is @allisonjo1 David Pierce is @pierce Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
MacBook Air M2 review, Elon Musk tries to bail on buying Twitter, and Apple beta software preview

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 83:00 Very Popular


06:32 - The Verge's Nilay Patel, Alex Cranz, and David Pierce chat with deputy editor Dan Seifert about his review of Apple's M2 Macbook Air. 34:45 - Verge senior correspondent Liz Lopatto joins the show to discuss the latest in the Elon Musk's Twitter battle. 59:27 - The crew preview the beta software for macOS Ventura, iPadOS 16, and iOS 16. Further reading: Apple MacBook Air M2 (2022) review: a whole new Air-a Elon Musk officially tries to bail on buying Twitter Twitter says it's going to sue Elon Musk for trying to back out of the deal Twitter tells employees not to tweet about Elon Musk deal Elon Musk proves he's the wrong man to save the world iPadOS 16 preview: jack of all trades, master of some watchOS 9 preview: all about fitness and personalization  Hear me out: the new iOS 16 lock screens rule macOS Ventura preview: the march to continuity continues Nothing officially announces flashy Phone 1, starting at £399 There's something familiar about the Nothing Phone 1  The Verge's Accessibility Week I became a Dish influencer to get a 5G NFT Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
The JWST's first space images, YouTube TV's bundle bet, and the Vergecast Hotline Q&A

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 53:57 Very Popular


01:39 - The Verge's David Pierce talks with senior science reporter Loren Grush about what it took to get those images from the James Webb Telescope we saw this week. Marvel at the first batch of full-color images from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope How engineers got the world's most powerful space telescope ready to do science 20:45 - David talks with Christian Oestlien, VP of product management at YouTube about what's next for YouTube TV and their approach for bundling packages. YouTube TV hits 5 million subscribers and is looking like the future of cable 28:55 - The Verge answers your tech questions! Featuring Verge reviewer Jennifer Pattison Tuohy, Hot Pod reporter Ariel Shapiro, Verge writer Cameron Faulkner, and managing editor Alex Cranz Wi-Fi 6E, explained: what is 6GHz Wi-Fi? Where is Spotify HiFi? Apple Studio Display review: nothing to see here Samsung M8 Smart Monitor review: the good enough of both worlds The best webcam to buy right now LG C1 OLED vs. Samsung Odyssey Neo G9: the perfect monitor doesn't exist Alienware's QD-OLED monitor sets a new standard for gaming displays Sony's InZone gaming monitors and headsets are for more than just PS5 gamers Email us at vergecast@theverge.com, we'd love to hear from you. Call our Vergecast Hotline! 866-VERGE11 (866-837-4311) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
This week in EVs, Starlink's wireless battle with Dish, and Sony announces gaming monitors

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 70:14 Very Popular


The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz chat with transportation editor Andrew Hawkins about EVs, trucks, Tesla, and Starlink. Segment 1 - 02:07 Hyundai gives first look at Ioniq 6 EV as market share surges  Electric vehicle companies have a serious quality problem Segment 2 - 23:44 Tesla reportedly doesn't have enough desks after Musk threatens to fire remote employees Tesla lays off nearly 200 Autopilot employees who help train the company's AI Uber drivers are liking the Teslas Tesla reportedly doesn't have enough desks after Musk threatens to fire remote employees Starlink RV review: the dawn of space internet to go SpaceX asks Starlink customers for support in wireless battle with Dish  Segment 3 - 46:27 Google's worst hardware flop was introduced 10 years ago today  Sony announces InZone gaming monitors and headsets for PC and PS5 Samsung M8 Smart Monitor review: the good enough of both worlds Arm's Immortalis GPU is its first with hardware ray tracing for Android gaming  Apple says iPads will keep working as home hubs in iPadOS 16, but there's a catch The Future Of trailer: The Verge's first Netflix show about the future of everything Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Privacy risks in post-Roe USA, the internet's recommendation problem, and our Asus gaming laptop guide

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 64:58 Very Popular


The Verge's David Pierce and Alex Cranz chat with health technology reporter Nicole Wetsman and senior privacy and cybersecurity reporter Corin Faife about the privacy vulnerabilities for people seeking abortions in a post-Roe United States, and how people can protect their information. 29:28 - David reports on why the internet is so bad at recommendations, with insights from executives at Yelp, Pocket, Pinterest, and Likewise. 46:27 - Senior reviewer Monica Chin explains the confusing names behind Asus' ROG gaming laptop line, and which laptop may be the right for you. Email us at vergecast@theverge.com, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
M2 MacBook Pro review

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 86:12 Very Popular


Nilay Patel and Alex Cranz chat with Verge senior reviewer Monica Chin about her review of Apple's Macbook Pro 13" with the M2 chip. Alex, David Pierce, and Dan Seifert continue the show, focusing on this week's tech stories from The Verge: Nothing's Phone 1, Solana's Saga phone, and a second look at Microsoft's Surface Duo 2. Further reading: Apple MacBook Pro 13 (2022) review: new chip, old threads There has to be a better way to binge Netflix cuts around 300 jobs after losing subscribers Microsoft's weird Surface Duo 2 has surprisingly become my favorite device of the year Here's what the Nothing Phone 1's rear lights can actually do Nothing's Phone 1 isn't coming to the US Nothing Phone will be invite only like original OnePlus phones Solana is making a crypto phone with help from former Essential engineers Juul's e-cigarettes can't be sold in the US, FDA says Twitter confirms it's working on a built-in Notes feature Amazon shows off Alexa feature that mimics the voices of your dead relatives Email us at vergecast@theverge.com, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Meta's VR prototypes, the best earbuds for phone calls, and our dream E Ink device

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 59:24 Very Popular


The Vergecast is now the flagship podcast of twice-a-week podcasts. Our new Wednesday episode digs even deeper into The Verge's reporting and the products you care about. And it launches today! 03:00 - David Pierce talks with Adi Robertson about Meta's VR prototypes she previewed. 19:44 - Chris Welch tests a bunch of wireless earbuds to find out which has the best phone call quality. 40:44 - Alex Cranz and David discuss what their dream E Ink device is, and why it still doesn't exist. We're going to do a lot of experimenting on this show, so I hope you'll tell us what you like and don't like. Email us at vergecast@theverge.com, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Vergecast
Dish says their 5G network is available in 100 cities

The Vergecast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 68:10 Very Popular


The Verge's Nilay Patel, David Pierce, and Alex Cranz discuss Dish Network's 5G network (@11:07), Google's LaMDA AI (@ 32:32), Apple streaming Major League Soccer (@47:38), and more. Stories mentioned on this show: Watch the trailer for The Verge's first Netflix show, The Future Of Dish Network's Project Genesis 5G service is live in more cities Dish says Project Genesis 5G is available in 100 cities, so we tried to sign up T-Mobile can now use three-channel aggregation for even faster 5G The Google engineer who thinks the company's AI has come to life - Washington Post Google suspends engineer who claims its AI is sentient Apple will stream every Major League Soccer match for 10 years starting in 2023 Apple reportedly wants in on NFL Sunday Ticket ​​Apple TV Plus' Friday Night Baseball debut wasn't the homerun fans expected Amazon and WNBA strike multi-year streaming deal Don't wait to install the June Windows update — it fixes a major security bug Ford recalls nearly 49,000 Mustang Mach-Es over battery safety issues Nothing reveals Phone 1 design a month early Internet Explorer, star of Windows, dies at 26 Microsoft starts automatically redirecting Internet Explorer users to Edge Sonos Voice Control review: a speedy, private, music-focused assistant Microsoft Teams now uses AI to improve echo, interruptions, and acoustics WhatsApp now lets you transfer your chat history from Android to iPhone Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices