10 Technology Podcasts to Keep you Updated
With the advent of social media, many have taken a direct approach to keeping track of the latest tech. Many have also taken to podcasts as their source of information. A podcast is a collection of audio files made by creators that can be listened to on any device. Recently, platforms like Spotify and Apple Music have ushered in a new era of podcasting which has allowed basically anyone to set a podcast for themselves and grow a community. Tech content creators have leveraged podcasting as one of their ways to provide a full-length and uninterrupted content on a regular basis. In a way, podcasts have replaced radio shows of the past as every new device comes with internet connectivity. To keep yourself informed on all the latest trends in the technology space, here are a few podcasts that you can follow.
- The Vergecast
Hosted by one of the most well regarded YouTube channels, The Verge, this podcast is hosted by Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn who are regulars in their YouTube videos. Launching two episodes per week, this podcast covers news as well as many discussions revolving around tech.
- Microsoft Research News and Highlights
What’s better than getting news directly from one of tech’s biggest giants Microsoft? This podcast focuses on all the research and development news at Microsoft labs. The podcast receives three episodes per week and has a very active listening audience.
- Chips with everything
Hosted by The Guardian, this podcast covers quirky questions asked by many of their readers. This podcast has a much casual approach to tech and while they don’t necessarily cover news, their discussions around intriguing subjects like makeup hauls, Tumblr, social media, and many more. If one is interested in a fun way of engaging with technology, this podcast might be perfect for them.
- Techmeme Ride Home
Techmeme Ride Home is a daily podcast that covers all the tech news on an everyday basis. This podcast is deemed as one of the most followed podcasts in the Silicon Valley. If you like your information brief and crisp, this podcast will do this job in just 15 minutes.
- ThoughtWorks Podcast
Hosted by well-known technologists, the podcast dies deep into news and other happenings in the technology world. The podcast sees an addition of one episode every week and is a great source of knowledge on new technology from a consumer point of view.
TechStuff is hosted by the amazing Jonathan Strickland and covers technology from a different perspective. Covering culture and media, this podcast is perfect for all kinds of listeners who want a deeper look inside the impact of technology. This podcast updates with 3 episodes every week.
- This Is Only a Test
The official podcast of Tested.com, ‘This Is Only a Test’ examines all the weekly news along with hosts Will Smith, Norman Chan and Gary Whitta. The great thing about this podcast is its ability to diverge into different parallels and if you enjoy this kind of approach, this podcast is a perfect grab.
- This Week in Tech
Winning the Best Technology Podcast and Best Overall Podcast by People’s magazine, ‘This Week in Tech’ allows Leo Laporte, Patrick Norton, Kevin Rose and John C. Dvorak along with many panellists to discuss various subjects in tech. Releasing one episode per week, the podcast has been a favourite among tech enthusiasts over the years.
- Accidental Tech Podcast.
If you find the name of this podcast hilarious, wait until you see Marco Arment, Casey Liss and John Siracusa sit and discuss all the stuff that has been making rounds in the tech world. The podcast adds one episode every week and is a perfect way to sum your week up with tech.
- Daily Tech News Show
Recorded in Los Angeles, ‘Daily Tech News Show’ has one of the most supportive groups of listeners who are eager to learn more about technology and help them understand new happenings. The series sees new podcasts every day.