James Bareham

Here are some numbers and letters for you: 5G, G6, and OP-1
Photo by James Bareham / The VergeHello! We’re still testing out our new studios so we thought we’d see how many people we can fit into the show. This week we’ve got Nilay, Paul, and Ashley in the podcast room, with Dieter and Chris Plante coming in over Skype. Everyone had so much to say so we gave you a few bonus minutes to listen to. … Read more
Planet of the Apps: it’s a show but it’s also a theme of today’s Vergecast
Photo by James Bareham / The VergeHey, y’all. This week’s episode of Vergecast is the first in our new studio. And our heroes (Nilay, Paul, and Dieter, in case you were unaware) are still getting used to it. But you can’t see them while you’re listening, so it doesn’t really matter! It’s a new look but it has the same great taste. Topics on this week’s show include: lots of TV talk, including Apple TV and Caavo; more unlimited data plans; a bit of consumer audio speak; and a few anecdotes and reviews sprinkled in. … Read more


The entire time I was using the iPhone 7, I felt like I had a prototype of next year’s rumored drastic iPhone redesign disguised as an iPhone 6. All those bold bets on the future are legitimately exciting, but here in the present using the iPhone 7 in a case feels a lot like using a iPhone 6S with a weirder home button and more adapters.

— Nilay Patel for The Verge

Photography by James Bareham

E-Waste Empire

New York City discards millions of pounds of dead electronics each year. To illustrate our feature on e-waste path from shelf to shredder, we made a model of New York City out of real New York waste, some glue, and a water-saw.

Photography by James Bareham for The Verge