The Frequency

The Frequency

The Frequency is a weekly news and talk show focused on bringing you the top stories from the real world, the tech world, and sometimes the weird world.

Hosted by Haddie Cooke and Dan Benjamin.


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#71: Also I'm George Clooney

January 28, 2013 at 12:00pm • 1 hour 7 minutes

We discuss Facebook asking users to submit a photo ID to regain access to their accounts, 'JOBS' falls flat, Exxon passes Apple as most valuable company, Jonathan Coulton gets ripped off by 'Glee', The Lonely Island comes out with an interesting take on YOLO, Disney has confirmed J.J. Abrams will direct the next 'Star Wars', and an Internet Explorer ad that features everything cool from the 90's.


#70: The Way of the Kutcher

January 25, 2013 at 9:00am • 36 minutes

We discuss the Woz claiming the first revealed scene of JOBS is incorrect, the Vine app taking the Twitter world by storm, information could be stored on DNA instead of hard drives, Samsung's $6.6 billion profit in Q4, Apple drops Chinese supplier for child labor violations, and backdoors found in Barracuda network gear.


#69: When Pebbles Ship

January 24, 2013 at 2:00pm • 40 minutes

Today we talk about Apple's fiscal results, Pebble watches are shipping, Netflix shares jump 30% after hours, Google is creating a wireless network to cover their whole headquarters, jOBS it set to hit theaters on Apple's 37th Anniversary, and images of Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 get leaked.


#68: Gordon

January 23, 2013 at 10:45am • 50 minutes

We discuss the Neanderthal baby prospect not a reality yet, Google's Q4 2012 fiscal year results, Apple pulls 500px from App Store for nudity, Zombieland is becoming a TV show, Apple to invest $3 million to open store in Jakarta, SnapChat hack, email app Mailbox launches reservation system, the Firefox OS Developer preview phone, and Japanese multiplication.


#67: Rainbows, Unicorns, Narwhals & Mustaches

January 22, 2013 at 11:45am • 59 minutes

Today Dan and Haddie discuss Blackberry 10 hands on walkthrough, Sergey Brin spotted on NYC train station wearing Google Glasses, bizarre Samsung Enterprise commercial, Temple Run 2 gets 20 million downloads in first weekend, 'jOBS' stars to kick off Macworld next week, carry a Neaderthal baby in your womb and help science, and PayPal says aggressive changes are coming to the frozen funds policy.


#66: Nothing Weird is Going to Happen

January 21, 2013 at 1:15pm • 52 minutes

Today we talk about Gas Powered Games' massive layoffs, a cat rode a train for 1,700 miles, Batmobile auctioned at $4.62 million, Nexus 4 demand is 10 times higher than expected, 'Make Me Asian' App removed from Google Play Store, and sorbet that could help cure the flu. Also, part II of the Lance Armstrong discussion.


#65: Not British, Just Uppity

January 18, 2013 at 12:15pm • 1 hour 15 minutes

We discuss Newsstand offering Hearst magazines days before print, Instagram finally releasing monthly user data, Dolphin browser now syncs and has Evernote integration, Galaxy Note8.0 tablet is rumored to debut at at Mobile World Congress, Yelp is adding restaurant inspection scores, Google Nexus 7 tops the iPad in Japan, and and a lengthy discussion about the first half of the Oprah interview with Lance Armstrong.


#64: The Most Courteous Donkey of All

January 17, 2013 at 11:15am • 45 minutes

We discuss and test Facebook Messenger free calling over wifi, StumbleUpon lays off 30% of it's staff, Nexus 7 now available with T-Mobile SIM, no Google did not run over a donkey in Botswana, Brett Terpstra helps us restore 'Save-As', a fantastic tour of the International Space Station, Manti Te'o's catfish girlfriend, the internet 2012 in numbers, and Cornell creates a massive animal sound site.


#63: Drool Sample

January 16, 2013 at 11:15am • 50 minutes

We discuss the first arrival of mugs, Graph Search on Facebook, the new MySpace, BlackBerry Z10 handset video leaks, a statement is issued at the Atlantic, Coke's new unconscionable ad, what exactly is in Beijing's polluted air, how much will your taxes jump this year, Warby Parker's cool annual report site, and the handy Pivot Power Mini.


#62: Squirt Cake from your Body

January 15, 2013 at 11:00am • 47 minutes

We discuss Lance Armstrong confessing to Oprah about his doping, Star Wars live-action series, Dell said to be in talks with private-equity firms, John McAfee life movie in the works, US says Java is still risky, edible iPhone cases from South Korea, cows getting fed cookies, Amazon instant video now available on Nintendo Wii, and a visual compendium of guitars.