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Ctrl-Walt-Delete is a new show from The Verge featuring legendary tech reviewer Walt Mossberg and Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel. In each episode, Walt and Nilay will dive into the modern tech landscape using Walt’s extraordinary depth and experience to tell stories in entirely new ways. There will also be jokes.

Ctrl-Walt-Delete is a new show from The Verge featuring legendary tech reviewer Walt Mossberg and Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel. In each episode, Walt and Nilay will dive into the modern tech landscape using Walt’s extraordinary depth and experience to tell stories in entirely new ways. There will also be jokes.
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Ctrl-Walt-Delete is a new show from The Verge featuring legendary tech reviewer Walt Mossberg and Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel. In each episode, Walt and Nilay will dive into the modern tech landscape using Walt’s extraordinary depth and experience to tell stories in entirely new ways. There will also be jokes.

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English


Episodes

Walt Mossberg reacts to the new MacBook Air on The Vergecast

11/8/2018
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Walt Mossberg joined The Vergecast this week to discuss his first impressions on Apple's updated Macbook Air. Check out The Vergecast for the full interview. Listen and subscribe to The Vergecast anywhere podcasts are sold: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Pocket Casts | RadioPublic

Duration:00:00:27

Special edition: Walt and Nilay remember the iMac

5/11/2018
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Ctrl-Walt-Delete returns for a special episode all about the iMac 20th anniversary. Walt Mossberg and Nilay Patel reminisce on the introduction of Apple's iMac, and how it influenced the open web and computers going forward.

Duration:00:32:15

Walt and Nilay sign off

6/13/2017
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On Friday, June 9th, Walt and Nilay recorded the final episode of Ctrl-Walt-Delete live in front of an audience at the School of Visual Arts theatre in New York City. They also had a frequently mentioned special guest on the show, Dieter Bohn. This is the episode you’ve been waiting for. After a two-week break for Code Conference and Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, Walt gave us his takeaways from the interviews at Code and the new products announced from Apple. Nilay and Dieter join...

Duration:01:19:12

Walt and Nilay make tech vanish

5/25/2017
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Walt Mossberg’s final weekly column at The Verge before retirement was published today. Our beloved podcast Ctrl-Walt-Delete traditionally echoes his column, and this week’s episode (our 75th!) is no different. In our last episode recorded in studio, Walt and Nilay talk through Walt’s column and the future of tech. The show also focuses on each of the big tech companies and what is possibly in store for their future. This is an episode you are not going to want to miss. And I know what...

Duration:01:11:57

Walt and Nilay I/O

5/18/2017
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Our news week edition of Ctrl-Walt-Delete continues! Google I/O 2017 kicked off on Wednesday, and we recorded this week's episode of Ctrl-Walt-Delete immediately after the opening keynote to get it in to the episode for you. There was a lot that happened so Walt and Nilay break it down for you. Also, the duo talk a little bit about the Windows hack that was leaked from the NSA and what this could mean for Microsoft and software updates in the future.

Duration:01:05:35

Walt and Nilay go to the Show

5/10/2017
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Our news week edition of Ctrl-Walt-Delete continues as the Echo Show, Amazon’s newest product with Alexa, was announced on Tuesday. Walt and Nilay look at the history of these gadgets, like the Chumby; the current competitors, like Harmon Kardon’s new speaker with Cortana; and also the future of ambient computing. Is Apple next in line to release an Amazon Echo competitor with Siri?

Duration:00:55:29

Walt and Nilay talk Apple, Microsoft and Verizon

5/4/2017
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Last week on the show, instead of focusing on a specific topic, Walt and Nilay went over some news in tech in that were of significance to them. Since that went over so well, we decided to do it again. This week on Ctrl-Walt-Delete, Walt and Nilay discuss earnings that Apple disclosed recently, the Microsoft event announcing new laptops, and Verizon’s public response to net neutrality. We’ve only got a few episodes left so take advantage of these new episodes while you can!

Duration:01:11:52

Walt and Nilay on Twitter, Amazon and the FCC

4/27/2017
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This week, Walt took a week off from writing his column. However, we still have a brand-new episode of Ctrl-Walt-Delete for you! This episode focuses on what has been taking over the news in our world, Amazon’s newest product the Echo Look, Twitter’s revenue and growth, and the FCC’s plan to reverse Title II net neutrality. We’ve only got a few episodes left so take advantage of these new episodes while you can!

Duration:01:00:48

Walt and Nilay squeeze more into less

4/20/2017
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After many weeks of anticipation, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is finally here and our very own Walt Mossberg has given his review. This week on Ctrl-Walt-Delete, Walt and Nilay bring the new device to the forefront of the show and discuss whether it holds up against other flagship phones like the Google Pixel and iPhone 7, and if it moves past Samsung’s previous mistakes. Listen through it all to hear what wasn’t brought up in the reviews you’ve read.

Duration:00:51:02

Walt and Nilay rescue the internet

4/13/2017
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Walt’s column this week proposes a plan to change how the internet is managed, regulated, and operated. He suggests that the US government should preserve the internet in a similar fashion to how natural resources are protected. This week on Ctrl-Walt-Delete, Nilay and Walt discuss what we need to change, and possible solutions for the problems politicians and major corporations are debatably only blocking.

Duration:00:56:57

Walt and Nilay hear the dialog

4/6/2017
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Walt’s column this week focuses on the problems with audio on the latest TVs. They have become very thin with small bezels, so there’s barely any room to put decent speakers on the product. Walt and Nilay discuss Sonos’ solution to this problem on Ctrl-Walt-Delete. Also, FCC news continues after Congress’ rollback of FCC’s privacy rules and this podcast continues to update you.

Duration:01:01:43

Walt and Nilay explore the Galaxy

3/30/2017
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Email has played a big part in our lives for over two decades, and it doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon — but it is evolving. This week, Walt’s column analyzes the persistence of email in a Snapchat world and warns us of relying too much on it. On this week’s Ctrl-Walt-Delete, Walt and Nilay talk about how email affects their lives and where they see it going in the future. Also, after members of Congress voted to reverse an FCC privacy rule regarding ISPs selling customer data, the...

Duration:01:12:59

Walt and Nilay compare toasters to smartphones

3/23/2017
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This week, Walt’s column features the concept of the “information appliance,” something that has changed meaning over the years, since the introduction of the Apple II. Now that the smartphone has become everyone’s main computer, what is next in the progression? Walt and Nilay discuss this on a great retro-tech episode of Ctrl-Walt-Delete.

Duration:00:59:36

Walt and Nilay take on the Gang

3/9/2017
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http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/8/14848642/walt-mossberg-tech-gang-of-five-apple-google-microsoft-amazon-facebook

Duration:01:04:39

Walt and Nilay reinvent the PC

3/2/2017
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In his column yesterday, Walt deliberates the needs of the PC consumer in 2017. In a world where your primary computer is your phone, the personal computer needs to be redefined. This week Walt and Nilay discuss how they use their tablets, laptops, and phones, and how there’s something missing linking those gadgets.

Duration:01:00:36

Walt and Nilay fix TV

2/23/2017
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This week Walt published a column on what he learned at Code Media, in relation to television industry. This week on Ctrl-Walt-Delete, Walt and Nilay go along the same road, looking at a few older columns Walt wrote about the topic. Tech is the ultimate factor in how we watch TV today, and decades-old traditions from networks and cable companies may be obstructing convenience for the consumer.

Duration:01:09:04

Walt and Nilay take control of your TV

2/16/2017
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On our newest episode of Ctrl-Walt-Delete, we cover a few topics. Walt was at Code Media this week, so Walt and Nilay go over a few talking points from the conference, including the announcement of the Caavo streaming box — something Nilay is pretty excited about. Walt’s column from Wednesday focused on the addition of Android apps on Chrome OS, which is featured in the newest Chromebook: the Samsung Chromebook Plus. The two review the software in beta and discuss user experience thus far....

Duration:01:03:27

Walt and Nilay flip the board

2/9/2017
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Walt's exclusive review of the new Flipboard sparks this week's episode of Ctrl-Walt-Delete. Walt and Nilay dive into the news aggregation app and how the new version has changed the user experience and philosophy of reading news, especially in a world of fake news and “alternative facts.”

Duration:00:57:44

Walt and Nilay talk immigration and tech

2/2/2017
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In Walt’s column this week, he explains how immigration has influenced and built the tech industry we see today, in response to President Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. On the following episode of Ctrl-Walt-Delete, Walt and Nilay expound further on the tech world’s dependance on immigration. In the second half of the show, Walt responds to Nilay’s wife Becky’s review of a Samsung curved screen TV, which has been called “the best tech...

Duration:00:48:15

Walt and Nilay wonder what the Fox says

1/26/2017
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This week, Walt’s column focuses on Mozilla Firefox, which is now refocusing on its desktop platform. On our beloved podcast Ctrl-Walt-Delete, Walt and Nilay go deep into the history of Mozilla’s browser, what tabs they currently have open, and the future projects that are still loading.

Duration:00:52:46