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Facebook has radio in its sights with launch of Live Audio broadcasts

Facebook is expanding the ways users can broadcast live on its service with the introduction of Facebook: Live Audio. At launch, the service will be made available to select publishers, before being rolled out to all users next year.
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Close to the Metal Ep. 26: Oculus Touch live review 34:50

Oculus Touch is here, just in time for the holidays. It adds much needed motion controls to the Rift headset, but is it a step up from the Vive?
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Trends with Benefits: Star Wars meets Columbia & Amazon’s Alexa hits Vegas 39:20

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hits theaters the weekend, and you can look like a rebel fighter with Columbia Sportswear's line of Rogue One Rebel clothing. Also, if you're staying at the Wynn in Vegas, you might be rooming with…
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Close to the Metal Ep. 25: The best and worst of computing in 2016 38:40

2016 was one heck of year. Thankfully, for PC enthusiasts, the good largely outweighed the bad. We discuss what impressed us, what disappointed us, and what surprised us the most.
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Trends with Benefits: Amazon unveils convenience stores, Samsung may drop the headphone jack 26:17

Amazon just opened a convenience store, and the front of the store has no checkstands. Also, Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, may copy the iPhone and drop the headphone jack.
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Tinder’s first podcast is here to help you navigate the world of online dating

Tinder is launching its first branded podcast, "DTR" (short for "Define the Relationship"). The six-part series documents the "wild new world of dating, love, and sex, in cyberspace."
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Close to the Metal Ep. 24: What can you do about a bad console-to-PC port?

The PC is by far the most powerful platform for modern gaming, but its technical greatness is often held back by poor console-to-PC ports. Can you upgrade your system to reduce the problem, and if not, how can you avoid bad ports?…
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Between the Streams: ‘Rogue One’ takes over Twitter, ‘Mummy’ teaser, Netflix untethered 36:14

This week on Between the Streams: The month of Rogue One, the tiniest teaser ever for Tom Cruise's The Mummy, Netflix's new offline adventure, new Star Trek Discovery casting, and much more.
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Trends with Benefits: Netflix lets you watch offline, Apple plans to map with drones 32:03

Netflix will finally allow users to download shows to watch offline, but there's a catch. On this week's podcast we're diving into that, plus looking at how Apple plans to use drones to enhance Maps.
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Close to the Metal Ep. 23: You should buy a monitor this holiday season 39:08

The holiday shopping season means hot sales, and this year there's a particular category of hardware the stands out. Monitors. A buffet of hot deals are available, ranging from small, simple displays to huge 34-inch ultrawides…
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Close to the Metal Ep. 22: Apple MacBook Pro live review 44:26

Apple's MacBook Pro has finally received an update, but it's expensive. Is it worth the upgrade? We go in-depth on this week's Close to the Metal podcast.
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Between the Streams: ‘Fantastic Beasts,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ the best movie theater ever 49:36

This week's show highlights a ton of movies, including Fantastic Beasts, Beauty and the Beast's new trailer, Thanksgiving Day picks, Westworld season 2, the best movie theater ever, and much more!