Trends with Benefits: Cheap VR, 3D-printed teeth, ‘Fire and Forget’ robots

What's the Microsoft Surface Book like in the flesh? Hear it straight from our computing editor. Plus we discuss cheap VR options like Homido, 3D-printed teeth that don't grow bacteria, and some scary-sounding civil-service robots.

Trends with Benefits: Drone zappers, alien megastructures, #FrozenChook

This week on Trends with Benefits, our round-table of tech experts looks at plans from Apple and Amazon to stream live TV to set top boxes, discusses the impact of the Drone Defender, and speculates about the Alien Megastructure on a…

Trends with Benefits: Microsoft’s hardware gamble, AI takeover, drones galore

Microsoft is suddenly a hardware company, and 1 million new drones are expected to be buzzing in American skies come Christmas. What's next, artificial intelligence with the abilities of a 4-year-old?! Funny you asked.

Trends with Benefits: Smart grills, smarter TVs, and Martian ice igloos

On this week's episode we launch into the debate over what to do after cutting the cord. Nearly every major streaming media device is getting an upgrade this year, so which one is going to prevail over the rest? We have our early favorites.

Trends with Benefits: VR’s going mainstream, VW’s in deep diesel, and more

This week's roundup of the latest and greatest in tech covers live-streaming video apps including Periscope and Nomadcast, Oculus Connect 2 and the future of VR, and Volkswagen's trouble with the EPA.

Trends with Benefits: $50 Fire tablets, Apple helps Spotify, 3D-printed TSA Keys

On this week's episode we check out Amazon's new lineup of Fire products, talk about the 'move to iOS' movement, and examine how Apple Music is actually is helping Spotify.

Trends with Benefits: Digging into Apple’s new arsenal

Listen in as the Digital Trends round-table of experts breaks down everything you need to know from Apple's latest event, from the iPhone 6S to the new Apple TV.

Trends with Benefits: 4K phones, OLED takeover, Star Wars toys and DIY helicopters

This week the DT round-table talks IFA 2015, the largest electronics show in Europe. This year brought a slew of new product announcements, along with some clear signals of where the future of 4K and OLED television is headed.
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Trends with Benefits: The next iPhone and IFA Berlin are right around the corner

IFA Berlin kicks off next week, and shortly after, Apple will unveil its latest iPhone at an event in San Francisco. The Digital Trends team discusses what's in store for both at these blockbuster events.

Trends with Benefits: Busted cheaters, Google routers, and a fire drill

Wondering how a site based on secrecy gets hacked? Well, if you catch yourself pointing and laughing at the victims of the Ashley Madison data breach, just remember that your personal information is essentially just as safe as theirs was.

Trends with Benefits: Robot bartenders, lawnmowers, and the holy grail of ear buds

Special guest Eric Tsoi of Pear Design joins us this week to discuss his company's insane new wireless earbuds, plus lawnmowing and beer-delivering robots, and Samsung's sweet new Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy Edge Plus.

Trends with Benefits: Hypersonic jets, hoverboards, drug-dropping drones and more

This week's Trends with Benefits podcasts covers Windows 10 install issues, webcam hacking, Lexus' new hoverboard, Airbus' hypersonic, and how drones are now being uses to drop illegal drugs into prisons.