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Android Wear 2.0, Vizio gets caught, and more on this week's Vergecast

Android Wear 2.0, Vizio gets caught, and more on this week's Vergecast


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This week on Vergecast, we’re in our new office! But our studios aren’t ready yet! So Nilay and Paul set up in a conference room and Skype with Dieter to share what they learned in the tech world over the past seven days. We even recorded it for you!

Here it is.

01:54 - Android Wear 2.0

14:52 - Google Assistant on phone and smart home

27:02 - Apple's Ultra Accessory Connector dashes any hopes of a USB-C iPhone

32:08 - Fidget cube

33:56 - Most smart TVs are tracking you — Vizio just got caught

43:52 - Paul’s weekly segment “Please don’t talk to me, can’t you see I’m busy?

47:13 - Neckbuds

51:30 - The Nintendo Switch is missing a golden tablet opportunity

57:16 - Lightning round

If you enjoyed this podcast and don’t want to listen to anything except Vox Media products, we have more stuff you can listen to! We have Ctrl-Walt-Delete with Walt Mossberg and Nilay Patel, which dives deep into tech. We have Verge Extras, which experiments with audio and podcasting in new and interesting ways. 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 iTunesGoogle PlaySpotify, and anywhere you get your podcasts nowadays.