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Tinder’s first podcast is here to help you navigate the world of online dating

Tinder is launching its first branded podcast, "DTR" (short for "Define the Relationship"). The six-part series documents the "wild new world of dating, love, and sex, in cyberspace."
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Close to the Metal Ep. 24: What can you do about a bad console-to-PC port?

The PC is by far the most powerful platform for modern gaming, but its technical greatness is often held back by poor console-to-PC ports. Can you upgrade your system to reduce the problem, and if not, how can you avoid bad ports?
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Between the Streams: ‘Rogue One’ takes over Twitter, ‘Mummy’ teaser, Netflix untethered

This week on Between the Streams: The month of Rogue One, the tiniest teaser ever for Tom Cruise's The Mummy, Netflix's new offline adventure, new Star Trek Discovery casting, and much more.
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Trends with Benefits: Netflix lets you watch offline, Apple plans to map with drones

Netflix will finally allow users to download shows to watch offline, but there's a catch. On this week's podcast we're diving into that, plus looking at how Apple plans to use drones to enhance Maps.
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Close to the Metal Ep. 23: You should buy a monitor this holiday season

The holiday shopping season means hot sales, and this year there's a particular category of hardware the stands out. Monitors. A buffet of hot deals are available, ranging from small, simple displays to huge 34-inch ultrawides. What's worth…
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Close to the Metal Ep. 22: Apple MacBook Pro live review

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

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

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

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 over.
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Between the Streams: ‘Arrival’ blows minds, ‘Curb’ Returns, ‘Valerian’ goes ‘Fifth Element’

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 more.
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Trends with Benefits: Google Daydream VR challenges Samsung, also Snapchat Sunglasses?

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 Snapchat.
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Close to the Metal Ep. 20: What do you get from a $10 gaming mouse?

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?