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What's Tech?

By The Verge

Enjoy the archives of this retired, award-winning series from Christopher Thomas Plante and The Verge that explained technology bit by bit. The series finale aired December 6th, 2016, shortly before Chris re-joined Polygon as its executive editor. For more on what’s happening now (and next) in technology and gadgets, listen and subscribe to The Vergecast.

  1. 1.
    The What’s Tech series finale12/06/2016
    22:55
  2. 2.
    What are Snapchat Spectacles, and do I have to be a teen to wear them?11/16/2016
    19:33
  3. 3.
    How smartphone cameras took over the world10/25/2016
    23:57
  4. 4.
    How HTTPS is slowly but surely making the internet safer10/19/2016
    29:42
  5. 5.
    Why is everyone making GIFs of themselves?10/13/2016
    14:41
  6. 6.
    How immersive haunted houses and participatory plays are making Halloween scarier10/06/2016
    24:03
  7. 7.
    Why smartphone batteries explode, and why they may get worse09/20/2016
    16:34
  8. 8.
    How Snapchat’s goofy faces made everyone comfortable with selfies09/13/2016
    13:04
  1. 9.
    The good and bad news of the Earth-sized planet Proxima Centauri b09/08/2016
    20:47
  2. 10.
    A few simple tech tips for living in a dorm or a New York apartment08/30/2016
    22:58
  3. 11.
    A simple explanation of No Man’s Sky and its internet-fueled controversy08/25/2016
    16:15
  4. 12.
    Hate going to the grocery store? Maybe it's time to try food-delivery services08/17/2016
    17:08
  5. 13.
    Why Sony and Microsoft are already announcing and releasing new consoles08/10/2016
    16:11
  6. 14.
    Is your neighborhood the next great social media app?08/02/2016
    19:52
  7. 15.
    A podcast explains the power of podcasts07/26/2016
    16:39
  8. 16.
    Why Pokémon Go is a hit, how it helped Nintendo, and when its moment could fizz out07/19/2016
    20:12
  9. 17.
    The agony and the ecstasy of life as a webcomic artist07/13/2016
    13:36
  10. 18.
    How The Bachelor became social media’s favorite sporting event06/28/2016
    25:40
  11. 19.
    What you need to know about doxxing, the average internet user’s nightmare06/21/2016
    30:27
  12. 20.
    What you should know about torrenting06/14/2016
    16:08
  13. 21.
    How a computer the size of a credit card is changing education — and GameBoy emulators06/07/2016
    15:59
  14. 22.
    How people play Nintendo games on a computer, and why that's probably illegal05/31/2016
    19:20
  15. 23.
    What are graphics cards, and why do you want one?05/24/2016
    28:03
  16. 24.
    Everything you wanted to know about Drake, but were too afraid to ask05/17/2016
    27:21
  17. 25.
    Why movie theaters should and shouldn't be afraid of VOD05/10/2016
    28:09
  18. 26.
    Why the future of video games may be free-to-play05/03/2016
    19:52
  19. 27.
    What is a gadget blog, anyway?04/28/2016
    19:05
  20. 28.
    Why bots are the new big thing, and what that means for ordering pizza04/19/2016
    32:07
  21. 29.
    Why artificial intelligence is more important than ever and how it will change our lives04/12/2016
    29:30
  22. 30.
    What is Slack, why is everybody using it, and will it destroy my work-life balance?04/05/2016
    21:13
  23. 31.
    Wrestlemania: why you should watch, even if pro wrestling isn't your thing03/29/2016
    23:07
  24. 32.
    Everything you need to know about the Hyperloop, a potential transportation game-changer03/15/2016
    22:34
  25. 33.
    Dota 2: an explainer for newcomers and the confused family of addicts03/04/2016
    26:21
  26. 34.
    Before the driverless car, there was the PRT03/01/2016
    17:11
  27. 35.
    Encryption: what is it exactly, and who is right about it?02/18/2016
    35:03
  28. 36.
    Reusable rockets could send you to space — eventually02/16/2016
    31:33
  29. 37.
    It's time to give film cameras a second chance02/09/2016
    26:45
  30. 38.
    The Super Bowl: how to sound like an expert02/02/2016
    24:22
  31. 39.
    Spotify, Apple Music, and Tidal: which service is right for you?01/26/2016
    19:37
  32. 40.
    What is Sundance?01/19/2016
    28:02
  33. 41.
    What is Tumblr?01/12/2016
    23:32
  34. 42.
    What is CES?01/05/2016
    32:18
  35. 43.
    What is a hoverboard?12/29/2015
    30:49
  36. 44.
    What is Windows 10?12/15/2015
    28:19
  37. 45.
    What is an internet router?12/08/2015
    27:04
  38. 46.
    What is Fallout?12/01/2015
    19:39
  39. 47.
    What is an internet meme?11/24/2015
    19:18
  40. 48.
    What is the quantified self?11/11/2015
    26:00
  41. 49.
    What is alien life?11/04/2015
    24:54
  42. 50.
    What is Minecraft?10/28/2015
    29:07
  43. 51.
    What Is The Patriot Act10/20/2015
    23:54
  44. 52.
    What is TV?10/13/2015
    31:24
  45. 53.
    What are online ads?10/06/2015
    43:16
  46. 54.
    What is ASMR?09/29/2015
    19:01
  47. 55.
    What is Tesla?09/22/2015
    31:50
  48. 56.
    What is instant replay?09/15/2015
    24:57
  49. 57.
    What is Destiny?09/08/2015
    29:03
  50. 58.
    What is Star Wars?09/01/2015
    33:36
  51. 59.
    What is fantasy sports?08/25/2015
    14:39
  52. 60.
    What is Virtual Sex?08/18/2015
    37:13
  53. 61.
    What is biohacking?08/11/2015
    24:01
  54. 62.
    What is space colonization?08/04/2015
    26:35
  55. 63.
    What is internet television?07/28/2015
    29:50
  56. 64.
    What are video games?07/21/2015
    26:44
  57. 65.
    What is beauty vlogging?07/14/2015
    26:08
  58. 66.
    What is Bitcoin?07/07/2015
    32:01
  59. 67.
    What are selfies?06/30/2015
    17:13
  60. 68.
    What are emoji?06/24/2015
    17:29
  61. 69.
    Bonus: What is Verge ESP?06/17/2015
    58:25
  62. 70.
    What is Uber?06/09/2015
    29:43
  63. 71.
    What is E3?06/02/2015
    29:15
  64. 72.
    What is space travel?05/26/2015
    28:37
  65. 73.
    What is Twitter?05/19/2015
    24:37
  66. 74.
    What is high-tech coffee?05/12/2015
    23:38
  67. 75.
    What is the Marvel Universe?05/05/2015
    22:46
  68. 76.
    What is a camera?04/28/2015
    24:45
  69. 77.
    What is the singularity?04/21/2015
    20:44
  70. 78.
    What is vaping?04/14/2015
    22:59
  71. 79.
    What is live streaming?04/07/2015
    23:54
  72. 80.
    What are self-driving cars?03/31/2015
    21:37
  73. 81.
    What is VR?03/24/2015
    20:50
  74. 82.
    What is Snapchat?03/17/2015
    18:09
  75. 83.
    What is hacking?03/10/2015
    18:23
  76. 84.
    What is net neutrality?03/03/2015
    19:14
  77. 85.
    What is a smartphone?02/24/2015
    19:21
  78. 86.
    What is fan fiction?02/17/2015
    18:06
  79. 87.
    What are smartwatches?02/12/2015
    15:30
  80. 88.
    What are drones?02/12/2015
    19:48

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