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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.



#7: Cash Rock Benjamin

October 25, 2012 at 11:00AM • 1 hour 14 minutes

Today Dan and Haddie begrudgingly accept the release of Skype 6.0, Apple releasing Lightning to HDMI and VGA adapters, Windows imminent overtake by Android in the mobile world, Apple iPad Mini supply shortage, iPad resales surge over 700%, women being the target audience for the iPad Mini, the FBI is spying on anarchists, a realistic Popeye and a chat about self-sufficiency with Tweetie and now Letterpress game creator, Loren Brichter. Also, did you know your phone is covered in poop?


#6: Oh Gus, No Yucky

October 24, 2012 at 10:45AM • 57 minutes

Today Dan and Haddie talk about Facebook's Q3 results, Netflix in competition with Amazon, Barnes & Noble's breach of security, trying to break The Surface, learning more about how the new Apple Fusion Drive works, Hunter Pence getting three hits in one swing, a theater showing Paranormal Activity instead of Madagascar, and apparently Tractor Beams are a real thing now!


#5: Bulge is not the Preferred Nomenclature

October 23, 2012 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 2 minutes

Dan and Haddie discuss the Apple event including the announcement of the iPad Mini, the new Mac Mini, the 13-in MacBook Pro with retina display, and the slim new iMac. Aside from the Apple event they talk about Zynga's mass lay-off, German toilets making people sick, and they take a look at the evolution of Apple ads.


#4: Lightning Bolt of Fear

October 22, 2012 at 10:15AM • 54 minutes

Dan and Haddie chat about TSA removing full body scanners from airports, leaked photos of iPad4 parts and the 13-in Retina MacBook Pro, LG announcing Windows 8 12-in slider laptop hybrid, Ancestry.com selling for $1.6 billion, Skype for Windows being announced, and an audio clip of a woman who is confused about the purpose of deer crossing signs.


#3: Alpha, Beta, Whatever

October 19, 2012 at 11:00AM • 50 minutes

Dan and Haddie discuss eBay's site redesign, a Bond chart breakdown of kills, conquests, and martinis, seafood restaurant employee getting steamed to death, Tweetbot for Mac arriving with a $20 price tag, a fail video breakdown, an iPhone 5 scandal brought to us on a silver platter by Moises Chiullan and so much more.

Special guest Moisés Chiullan.


#2: So Much Snake

October 18, 2012 at 10:30AM • 1 hour 9 minutes

Dan and Haddie discuss Apple's plan to acquire Color labs, Google hosting an Android event, Verizon's Q3 revenues skyrocketing, Newsweek ditching print for digital, the iPad Junior cannibalizing iPad sales, Apple losing their appeal in the UK courts, Horace Dedieu's beautiful chart depicting iOS portfolio price distribution, how the Burner app is raising an angel round to expand, Alto-AOL's new (and surprisingly cool looking) web client, Yelp cracking down on fake/paid reviews. They had a lovely chat about getting funded with Mark DiCristina of MailChimp, and what they would do if they had a robot arm.


#1: Space Crickets

October 17, 2012 at 2:15PM • 1 hour 2 minutes

Dan and Haddie discuss The Microsoft Surface, FedEx's gambling problems, the release of the iPad Jr. and the retina Macbook Pro 13-in and rumors of the new Mac minis, the Kindle selling "at cost", the shuttle Endeavor touring the streets of LA, an Austrian man that broke the sound barrier, Area 51, the top 5 worst sounds in the world, and the germ-filled experience that is traveling.