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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.



#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.


#61: Steppin' on Rakes

January 14, 2013 at 11:30AM • 47 minutes

Today we discussed the mugs being shipped out, the story on the tragedy of Aaron Swartz, the best of CES, Apple cuts iPhone 5 orders in half, Samsung's new curved smartphone concept, America's fist book-less library, and Beijing's air pollution is off the charts.


#60: 1080-Frickin-P

January 11, 2013 at 11:15AM • 39 minutes

Dan declares his favorite player as the Roku and Xerox CFO joins Apple.


#59: Matters of Cooperation

January 10, 2013 at 11:15AM • 45 minutes

Dan and Haddie talk about the latest in tech news, cool videos and pictures too!


#58: Butt Etching Techniques

January 9, 2013 at 3:30PM • 56 minutes

We are joined by rstevens of Diesel Sweeties to discuss a mail app called Mailbox, Apple working on a less expensive iPhone, Windows announces selling 60 million Windows 8 licenses to date, Target will now match competitors prices year-round, a Panasonic 20-inch Windows 8 tablet, Kickstarter had 2.2 million backers in 2012, Firefox 18 is 25% faster, Monopoly is getting all new token pieces, T-Mobile CEO mocks AT&T and Verizon at CES, LinkedIn hits 200 million users, Google UK celebrates 150 years of the London Underground, and the presidents get a Justice League makeover on US currency.