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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.



#96: Put on a Hoodie and Say Nothing

March 4, 2013 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 1 minute

Today Dan and Haddie discuss the Evernote hack, the first cured juvenile case of HIV, Apple's stock drop and increase in iMac shipping, how Obama did indeed get the Jedi Meld correct, and the ins and outs of time travel.


#95: Squid Socks

March 1, 2013 at 11:45AM • 47 minutes

We discuss Groupon CEO Andrew Mason getting fired, MIT's new machine that lets you see a person's heart beating, Big Dog can now throw cinder blocks, Facebook confirms it will acquire Atlas Advertising Suite, silent email filtering makes iCloud an unreliable option, Dropbox users complain of spam emails reminiscent of last years data leak, Star Wars nestling dolls, Best Buy says it got no offer from founder Schulze, and NASA has discovered a third radiation belt around earth.


#94: A British Take Over

February 28, 2013 at 1:00PM • 41 minutes

On this very special episode of the Frequency Myke Hurley and Anna Debenham step in for Dan and Haddie. They discuss a selection of the day's news, explain some Britishisms and try to solve the 'Great Tea Debate' once and for all.


#93: All the Places Little Computers Can Go

February 27, 2013 at 11:45AM • 57 minutes

Dan and Haddie are joined by Joel Bush to talk about latest in tech.


#92: Am I a Mutant, Yes or No?

February 26, 2013 at 12:00PM • 57 minutes

With Haddie out of the office Dan and Caitlin chat with Jake Marsh creator of the Conditions app for the iPhone and review the news of the day: an onion apology, no more working from home for Yahoos, an invisibility cloak, and a wireless phone charger.


#91: I Blacked Out Last Week

February 25, 2013 at 11:30AM • 51 minutes

Dan and Haddie talk about the new office, and the latest in tech.


#90: Hearts and Hearths

February 22, 2013 at 12:15PM • 1 hour 5 minutes

We discuss Google's announcement of The Chromebook Pixel, Zendesk security breach affects Twitter, Tumblr, and Pinterest, PayPal Here is coming to the UK, Google Glass patent, and we are joined by Raj Singh creator of Temp app.


#89: Florida Dongle

February 21, 2013 at 11:00AM • 43 minutes

We discuss Sony announcing the Playstation 4 but keeping what it looks like a secret, China slams cyberattack accusations over lack of proof, Pinterest completed $200 million funding round, Japan reports the cause of the Boeing 787 crash, addictive junk food, Boatbound the Airbnb for boats, an Apple patent for a slap-bracelet wrist watch, and we are joined by Myke Hurley to interrogate him regarding his knowledge of the USA.


#88: Your Own Vegas Prison

February 20, 2013 at 12:00PM • 53 minutes

We discuss Google Glass, Jeep joins the list of corporate victims in Twitter hack, Apple claims it was hacked by the same people that hacked Facebook, Google has beefed up security and says it has reduced account hijackings, the arrival of the HTC One, Apple has released the iOS 6.1.2 update to fix the iOS 6.1 Exchange problems and we are joined by Brian Stucki of Macminicolo.


#87: Troll Butter

February 19, 2013 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 3 minutes

We discuss China taking the title of the world's top smart device market, the low numbers of the Wii U, a 17% increase in the price of the Mac Office by Microsoft, the Whopper goes Big Mac, buildings and any surface can become a solar panel, a Duke University neuroscientist says the Singularity is not near for the human brain, and the rogue TIFF that could make your Blackberry vulnerable.