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Trends with Benefits: iPhone 7 ditches its headphone jack and the PS4 goes Pro 36:03

The aftermath of Apple's unveiling of the iPhone 7's Lightning connected EarPods spells the end of the analog headphone jack, or does it? This week the TWB crew dives into adapter-gate.
Movies & TV

Between the Streams podcast: ‘Atlanta’ rules, ‘Sully’ soars, Deathstroke vs. Deadpool 41:23

On this week's Between the Streams podcast, we talk about the best new show on TV, Donald Glover's Atlanta, your weekend box office preview, and the rise of Deathstroke in the DC Extended Universe.
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Close to the Metal Ep. 11: Can the PlayStation 4 Pro defeat budget gaming PCs? 34:00

The war between consoles and PCs is heating up as Sony announced its PlayStation 4 Pro at just $399. Does this spell trouble for budget gaming rigs, or is now the best time yet to grab a gaming PC?
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Trends with Benefits: IFA, iPhone 7, and SpaceX’s no good, very bad day

Excitement for next week's iPhone 7 unveiling is peaking and the latest set of very credible rumors are certainly worth talking about on this week's show.
Movies & TV

Between the Streams: 'Stranger Things 2,' Avengers feud, Gene Wilder tribute

This week, we'll discuss (finally) official confirmation of the much-anticipated announcement of Stranger Things 2, a crazy new Westworld trailer, news about Luke Skywalker's Star Wars future, a tribute to the late Gene Wilder…
Computing

Close to the Metal Ep. 10: Another year, another Intel generation

Intel's newest processor generation, Kaby Lake, is finally here, with improvements to 4K video playback and efficiency, but is it hiding a dark secret?
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Trends with Benefits: Butt-blimp crashes, Tesla’s speed crown, edible batteries 29:47

Tesla claims quickest car in the world, WhatsApp gets less private, the world's largest aircraft crashed on its second flight, IFA is coming, and we found a battery you can eat.
Movies & TV

Between the Streams: ‘Don’t Breathe’ sees the light, Justice League goes Dark 34:11

This week, we'll go down the comic book rabbit hole with the Justice League Dark movie, Dark Universe; discuss the weekend's biggest movie, Don't Breathe; chat about new Guardians of the Galaxy concept art; and explore the problem…
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Close to the Metal Ep. 9: Will Deus Ex: Mankind Divided also divide PC gamers? 37:41

PC gamers love to play games with all the details turned up. But as Deus Ex: Mankind Divided proves, there's been a recent uptick in the load maxed-out games demand. Do gamers need to prepare for a costly upgrade?
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Trends with Benefits: Have we finally created Sentinels from ‘The Matrix’? 33:40

Would you get into a self driving Uber? Residents of one rust-belt city will soon be asking themselves that question. Also, what's the worst that could happen when OpenAI is pointed at Reddit and told to learn?
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Between the Streams podcast: ‘Kubo’ astonishes, Spidey gets a ‘new’ leading lady 44:02

This week: Spider-Man gets a new poster and a new Mary Jane to go with it, Kubo and the Two Strings changes everything for stop-motion animation, Star Trek Discovery updates, and Will Ferrell takes on Sherlock Holmes.
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Close to the Metal Ep. 8: Intel joins the VR revolution 31:22

Intel's Developer Forum in San Francisco is the company's most important yearly event. This year, virtual reality has proven the focus, thanks to the announcement of a revolutionary VR headset. Can it change VR? And what is…