This week on our flagship audio experience, our cast of tech luminaries Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, Paul Miller, and Dan Seifert break down new unlimited data plans and what they really mean for the consumer. Dan also details the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 after reviewing it this week and Dieter and Paul talk about Google, including the new Nexus phone arriving this year and a new operating system Fuchsia.
Halfway through the show we bring back the enlightening Nicola Fumo to give us her take on the tech world this season and what is changing in pop-up shops and tour merch.
02:25 - Data plans
25:38 - Galaxy Note 7
31:34 - Nexus phones
36:15 - Google Fuchsia
41:37 - Hangin' with Nicola Fumo
47:50 - Kanye and Square
55:35 - Apple watch
59:56 - iOS 10
1:04:05 - Paul's "Kobo hype"
If you like this podcast, well good news! We have more you can listen to. Check out Verge Extras this weekend to listen to a new Vergecast spinoff: 1,000 Words with Paul Miller and Dami Lee, a podcast dedicated to describing pictures from the internet.
Also, The Verge has more weekly podcasts, they include Ctrl-Walt-Delete with Walt Mossberg and Nilay Patel, which dives deep into tech; Verge ESP with Emily Yoshida and Liz Lopatto, which blurs the lines between science and entertainment; and What's Tech? with Christopher Thomas Plante, which explains technology in layman's terms. You might also want to check out Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, and Too Embarrassed to Ask hosted by Lauren Goode! You can find them all in iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and pretty much anywhere you get your podcasts nowadays.