Nilay, Dieter, Lauren, and Ashley are back! This week on Vergecast, we talk about Fitbit buying Pebble, the status of the gadget universe, and Microsoft bringing Windows desktop apps to mobile ARM processors. Lots of tech, lots of jokes, here we go.
01:34 - Fitbit / Pebble / wearables
18:23 - Gadgets aren’t dead
33:10 - Windows / ARM
53:23 - Lightning round (Westworld spoilers 53:23–55:10)
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