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This week’s tech news on The Vergecast

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Here we go, another classic episode of The Vergecast. There were a lot of little things that happened this week, and we wanted to discuss them all, so Nilay, Dieter, and Paul go through their list of hits on the site.

Also, to continue our weekly summer interview series, Nilay sits down with culture reporter Kaitlyn Tiffany to talk about her recent piece on Tumblr’s relationship with the fight over net neutrality.

There’s so much in between all of this, so listen to it all, and you’ll get it all.

1:17 - One Plus 5

4:29 - Scott Forstall breaks silence to talk about the iPhone’s creation

10:34 - First look at Samsung’s Bixby Voice preview for Galaxy S8

13:58 - Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 will reportedly be announced in August

17:10 - Amazon's new Dash Wand is half magic, half boring

21:12 - You can now watch your smart home camera from an Amazon Echo Show

27:48 - Verizon is killing Tumblr’s fight for net neutrality with Kaitlyn Tiffany

45:36 - Travis Kalanick resigns as Uber CEO

1:00:00 - Paul’s weekly segment “My Dinner with Andre

1:02:59 - iPad Pro 12.9 review: a great iPad, one I won’t buy

1:03:57 - 3.33 years after its release, someone actually beat Threes

1:04:58 - Microsoft now lets Surface Laptop owners revert to Windows 10 S

1:07:11 - You won’t be able to use your Surface Book if you want to take the bar in Tennessee

If you enjoyed this podcast and the many topics discussed on the show, there’s kinda more you can listen to! Check out Ctrl-Walt-Delete’s final episode, and our Anchor channel, 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 iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and anywhere you get your podcasts nowadays.