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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!
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Trends with Benefits: The Facebook fake news fallout and what to look for on Black Friday 26:49

In the aftermath of last week's election, Facebook is being skewered for allowing fake news to bubble up into user's feeds. In fact, over the last 3 months, more fake news was shared than real news.
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Close to the Metal Ep. 21: Whoa, 2-in-1s are suddenly good 36:13

The 2-in-1 PC is a category that's received a lot of attention from manufacturers, but consumers seem wary. These devices tend to be expensive, and the benefits aren't obvious - but a new wave of excellent 2-in-1s may win you…
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Between the Streams: ‘Arrival’ blows minds, ‘Curb’ Returns, ‘Valerian’ goes ‘Fifth Element’ 34:02

This week, Between the Streams revels in sci-fi splendor as Arrival touches down, a Star Wars Rogue One international trailer debuts, big news drops for Pacific Rim's long-lingering sequel, Valerian goes Fifth Element, and so much…
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Trends with Benefits: Google Daydream VR challenges Samsung, also Snapchat Sunglasses? 31:21

On this week's podcast we compare the top mobile VR headsets, Google Daydream View and Samsung Gear VR. Snapchat also wants a place on your face, they're hoping the convenience of Snapchat Sunglasses will get more users on…
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Close to the Metal Ep. 20: What do you get from a $10 gaming mouse? 37:56

Gaming mice are know to be expensive, with the most expensive models exceeding $150. Yet the Amazon.com best-selling list is dominated by super-cheap, $10 gaming mice. Are they worth considering?
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Between the Streams: Epic ‘Doctor Strange’ ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ rolls, ‘Wonder Woman’ trailer 36:43

This week on Between the Streams, we'll break down why Doctor Strange has us stoked about Marvel's third phase, get into the latest epic Wonder Woman trailer, talk about this week's fantastic box office bounty, and so much more.
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Trends with Benefits: The Google Project Tango revolution, Uber gets an upgrade 23:31

This summer Pokemon Go brought augmented reality to the masses, at least for a couple of months. Now Google's Project Tango aims to take AR to the next level, but are we ready for that? Also, Uber wants you yo Snapchat about your…
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Close to the Metal Ep. 19: The new MacBook Pro is revealed, but is it fast? 47:12

Apple has revealed all the details of the Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch and 15-inch, including what's inside. How does the hardware stack up against the best Windows PCs?
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Between the Streams: Deadpool 2 shakeup, young Lando Calrissian, best horror movies

This week, we'll be talking about our favorite horror movies, including the best new flicks and the greatest of all time, as well as discussing Deadpool 2's director shake-up, J.J. Abrams' God Particle, young Lando, and much more.
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Trends with Benefits: New Apple MacBooks, Microsoft unveils the Surface Studio 35:29

Huge announcements from both Apple and Microsoft steal the show this week. The Surface Studio PC is simply stunning and the new MacBook Pro with Touchbar shows Apple is totally practical. But how do they stack up against the…