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Trends with Benefits: 5G may allow you to cord cut everything & home exoskeletons are becoming a reality 32:18

The next evolution of wireless connectivity is starting to take shape. 4G LTE will be a thing of the past when 5G finally arrives, and wireless carriers are starting pre-commercial testing this year. So when will you get to use…
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Close to the Metal ep 31: Steam is changing the game for indie developers

Steam is ditching Greenlight in favor of a more direct-to-consumer approach, so we're sitting down with a Greenlight developer to see how that change will affect gamemakers and promoted.
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Between the Streams: Star Wars ‘Jedi’ mystery solved, ‘Castlevania’ TV show, and more 36:08

This week's show includes a solved mystery for the latest Star Wars film, Star Wars: Episode VIII -- The Last Jedi, Stranger Things news, Mel Gibson's chance to join the DC cinematic universe, and Amazon's new series from the late…
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Trends with Benefits: Elon Musk is boring a hole under LA, would you take a pilot-less flying taxi? 32:24

Why is Elon Musk digging a tunnel underneath LA? Is The Boring Company really legit? Will either tunneling or flying taxi's be a true solution to congested traffic? We have answers on this week's episode of Trends with Benefits.
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Close to the Metal Ep. 30: For Honor will kick your gaming PC's butt 32:28

PC games are more realistic than ever, but producing that quality at smooth frame rates is becoming more difficult than ever. This week on Close to the Metal, we'll look at how tough it is to run For Honor, and talk about Windows…
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Between the Streams: ‘Stranger Things 2’ plot leaks, Lego Batman’s glorious return, more 32:18

This week, we'll talk about the return of quality popcorn flicks to theaters (finally!) in John Wick: Chapter 2 and The Lego Batman Movie, the latest news from Stranger Things, Netflix's fourth (and final) Defender -- Iron Fist --…
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Trends with Benefits: $1000 iPhone rumors, the Amazon store run by robots 30:59

Apple is planning a major update to the iPhone for its 10th anniversary edition, and there may be a major price increase as well. Will the iPhone 8, iPhone X, or whatever they call it be priced above $1000?
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Close to the Metal Ep. 29: Windows puts its head in the cloud 34:24

Windows 10 Cloud has leaked, and we've tried it. Can it establish dominance over Google's Chrome OS even in budget laptops? And does the inclusion of 'Cloud' in the name really mean anything?
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Trends with Benefits: Hyperloop testing at Space X, The Hater dating app 31:12

Last weekend Elon Musk hosted a Hyperloop Testing event at the Space X facility in Los Angeles, and Digital Trends got an inside look at how the next revolution in travel is unfolding.
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Between the Streams: Batman shake-up, Young Pope review, Scarface reboot 38:01

On this week's show, we'll be talking about the odd choices at the box office this weekend, before diving into a ton of other new topics from the week that was, from a Batman shake-up to a Stranger Things star's latest movie, and…
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Close to the Metal Ep 28: The tricky art of building a gaming laptop 38:28

Even the most appealing gaming laptops aren't immune to challenges, and one slip-up could mean the difference between portable gaming heaven and dead laptop hell. Join us as we explore the potential pitfalls.
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Between the streams: ‘The Last Jedi,’ ‘The Flash’ starts over, ‘Apocalypse Now’ RPG 35:18

On today's show, we'll be taking on the mysteries and speculation of the biggest movie of 2017, before diving into a ton of other new topics from the week that was, from an Apocalypse Now video game to a Rampage movie, and so much…