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Nilay Patel is an American editor and journalist best known for his work at technology news websites Engadget and The Verge. Patel had his first blogging gig at Gapers Block, a Chicago-centric blog. He was offered a full-time job at Engadget in 2008. After serving at Engadget, he left in 2011 and went on to work for The Verge. In 2014 he left The Verge to join sister site Vox, but later returned to The Verge to become its new editor-in-chief, replacing Joshua Topolsky.
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Why it’s important to look for the limitations in coronavirus studiesIllustration by Alex Castro This week, I got to talk about vaccines and vaccine information with Natalie Dean, and The Verge’s Nicole Wetsman and Nilay Patel on The Vergecast. It was a great..
Fall announcements update: Apple Watch Series 6 to Oculus Quest 2The fall tech season is in full swing, with Apple announcing new Watches and iPads, Sony announcing pricing for the PlayStation 5, and Facebook revealing a sequel to its standalone Oculus..
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What to expect from Apple’s ‘Time Flies’ event: Apple Watch Series 6, a redesigned iPad Air, and morePhoto by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple’s first big fall event is happening on Tuesday, September 15th, but it may be much different than previous September events. Let’s address the elephant..
Tis the season of tech reviews and console revealsWe are fully immersed in the tech review season, and this week’s episode of The Vergecast proves it. The Verge’s Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Tom Warren dive into reviews of Samsung’s Galaxy..
This suspected Apple Watch prototype is disguised as a tiny iPodIs this an actual prototype Apple Watch in one of those covert “security cases” that companies sometimes use when they’re testing gadgets in broad daylight? We can’t say. Either way, this..
Hear what we’ve said about the Surface Duo hardware so farPhoto by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge This week on The Verge’s Friday episode of The Vergecast, Wired senior writer and Verge alum Lauren Goode stops by to discuss her new podcast Get Wired..
Vergecast: the app store chaos episodePhoto by Tom Warren / The Verge This week on The Vergecast, a topic very aligned with the theme of this podcast dominated the show: antitrust in the app store. The Verge’s Nilay Patel, Dieter..
How a TikTok ban would affect the influencer economyIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Last week, the Trump administration began to issue executive orders sanctioning Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat, specifically banning “transactions”..
Vergecast: Samsung Unpacked, Google Pixel 4A review, and Apple’s new 27-inch iMacBecca Farsace / The Verge The Vergecast is back to a phone-heavy discussion with a guest-heavy show. This week on the podcast, hosts Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn bring in The Verge crew who have used..