Close to the Metal

Close to the Metal is a podcast from Digital Trends that focuses on the geekier side of life. It tackles the topics PC enthusiasts argue over in language everyone can understand. Please subscribe, share, and send your questions to podcast@digitaltrends.com. We broadcast the show live on YouTube every Tuesday at 1pm EST/10am PST.

Close to the Metal Episode 54: ‘Destiny 2’ on PC, VR headsets, and IFA news

On this week's Close to the Metal we discuss Destiny 2's release, the details of new Windows Mixed Reality headsets, and the latest laptop designs from IFA 2017.
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Close to the Metal Episode 53: Windows Mixed Reality isn’t so mixed

On this week's Close to the Metal we'll take a deeper look at Windows Mixed Reality. New details recently revealed by Microsoft have shed light on what it is, and what the headsets can do.
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Close to the Metal Ep. 45: Computex 2017 reignites the fight between AMD and Intel

Computex 2017 is a big deal for PC hardware, and this year sees the renewal of an old conflict - AMD vs. Intel.

Close to the Metal Ep. 29: Windows puts its head in the cloud

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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