Every Friday, The edge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecastwhere co-hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn discuss the week in tech news with the reporters and editors covering the biggest stories.
On today’s episode, Nilay and Dieter, along with editor-in-chief Alex Cranz and reviewer Monica Chin, discuss all of the phones, laptops, and GPUs announced and reviewed this week — including Monica’s review of the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 and some previews from Mobile World Congress. 2022.
In the second half of the show, senior reporter Ashley Carman updates the crew on the latest news from the podcast industry, including Spotify that has reportedly paid $200 million for Joe Rogan’s podcast and two of the most prominent podcast marketing companies. – and ad attribution companies. It’s no coincidence that all of the podcast news lately has been about Spotify, and Ashley explains why.
There’s plenty more on this week’s show — including Sony’s weirdest new earbuds, Garmin’s new smartwatches, and Google bringing Chrome OS to PCs and Macs — so listen here or on your favorite podcast player for the full discussion.