Vergecast: Android 13 arrives, Galaxy Watch 5 review, and Instagram gets competitive 

Each Wednesday and Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, the place our editors make sense of the week’s most necessary know-how information. On Fridays, Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel, editor-at-large David Pierce, and managing editor Alex Cranz talk about the week in tech information with the reporters and editors overlaying the most important tales.

On right this moment’s episode, the crew discusses the Android 13 replace, the battle between the vertical video apps, and a lightning spherical of tech information.

Android 13 is right here, and newer Pixel telephones are in a position to improve to it (my Pixel 3A didn’t make the lower). The Vergecast discusses why that is Android’s “Snow Leopard” launch, the way it impacts the better Android telephone world, and whether or not an replace like this may persuade iOS customers to change.

(*13*)Later within the present, the subject shifts to social video apps. Instagram Reels, TikTok, and YouTube Shorts are all making an attempt to disgrace you or stop you from posting your content material made in different video apps. The crew discusses creation instruments and distribution being tied or locked collectively and how individuals might react to this growing limitation.

There’s an entire lot extra mentioned within the present — like a pretend exhaust sound from an electrical car or (*5*)bizarre laptop screens — so hear right here or in your most well-liked podcast participant for the complete dialogue.