We’ve got a fantastic variety of coverage on this week’s Vergecast. Nilay Patel, Dieter Bohn, and Paul Miller begin the series by simply calling up Verge space reporter Loren Grush to talk about the news of the first picture of a black hole and clarify how it was taken.
– Watch the first picture ever taken of a supermassive black hole
If you’d like more Vergecast, there’s an entire RSS feed full of things to obey. This week, Nilay interviewed the founding father of virtual reality, Jaron Lanier, and it’s a must-listen episode.
As you can imagine from an hour-and-a-half-long show, there’s a lot more which has been discussed, so hear it all to remain informed.
– Samsung’s Galaxy A80 is an automated notchless slider using a rotating triple camera
– Hidden Google Play info indicates’midyear’ release for Pixel 3 apparatus
– Netflix affirms it killed AirPlay support, won’t let you beam displays to Apple TVs anymore
Stories discussed this week:
– Ikea and Sonos created the speaker lamp
For the rest of the show, we have some upgrades on Amazon and Eero, policy stuff, streaming wars, and”the penultimate dongle.”
– Google spots advertisements into Android TV home screens without warning
Then, following a newly reported bit on Foxconn’s standing in Wisconsin by The Verge, Nilay and the team talk about the report and what’s happening with their vacant”innovation centers.”
– Foxconn’s’innovation facilities’ are a Lot of vacant buildings in Wisconsin
– YouTube TV raises monthly cost to $50, but adds Discovery stations
– Turns out Amazon purchasing Eero was not the startup success story we believed
– T-Mobile relaunches Layer3 TV support as TVision Home