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Each week Iyaz Akhtar scours CNET's sites to see what people are looking at and talking about, and then counts down the most popular trends in tech. From the most popular products to must have gadgets to the most downloaded software, Iyaz brings a witty, informative look at each week's list.

Each week Iyaz Akhtar scours CNET's sites to see what people are looking at and talking about, and then counts down the most popular trends in tech. From the most popular products to must have gadgets to the most downloaded software, Iyaz brings a witty, informative look at each week's list.
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Each week Iyaz Akhtar scours CNET's sites to see what people are looking at and talking about, and then counts down the most popular trends in tech. From the most popular products to must have gadgets to the most downloaded software, Iyaz brings a witty, informative look at each week's list.

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Episodes

Top 5 phones under $500 (2019)

10/21/2019
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There's no reason to spend lots and lots of money on a new phone. These are the best phones you can get if you don't want to empty your wallet.

The case for a Pixel watch

10/14/2019
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There's no great watch for Android users, and only one company can fix that: Google.

Why the Surface Duo will be amazing

10/7/2019
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Microsoft's future device looks like a real winner. Here is why the dual screen tablet will be a hit.

Facebook's augmented reality glasses will be amazing

9/23/2019
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A report says Facebook will introduce its own augmented reality glasses. It's going to be the greatest thing that has ever happened to society in the history of the world. Take our word for it.

The 5 biggest Apple iPhone 11 letdowns

9/12/2019
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Are you excited by Apple's new iPhone 11 or 11 Pro? Of course you're not. Here's why skipping this year's model may be in the cards.

USB4: What you need to know

9/9/2019
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There's a new connector coming to town, and it's going to make everything much more awesome than did any USB before it!

Top 5 laptops with the best battery life (2019 edition)

9/2/2019
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You won't find Apple or Dell on this list, because they just didn't cut it.

Top 5 streaming services for live TV

8/26/2019
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A bunch of companies want your money, including Hulu, YouTube and Sling. See which one should get your cash.

Apple iPhone 11: The top 5 rumors

8/19/2019
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There are tons of reports about Apple's upcoming phones. We rank the rumors, from most to least likely!

The 5 biggest Galaxy Note 10 letdowns

8/12/2019
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It might be the latest Note, but it has some issues. WTH, Samsung?

Neuralink: What you need to know

8/5/2019
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Elon Musk's company wants to install an implant in human brains by the year 2020. How does it work? What does it mean? Find out the basics here.

Top 5 products CNET readers checked out (July 2019)

7/29/2019
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There are only two phones on the entire list! People were also checking out cars and a particular product made by Google.

The best San Diego Comic-Con celebrity disguises

7/15/2019
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Everyone wants to join in on the fun at SDCC. Here's how some celebs have blended in.

What you should know about the Samsung Galaxy S11

7/9/2019
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The Galaxy S10 is only a few months old, but reports are bubbling up about what Samsung may be working on next.

iOS 13 beta: Install at your own risk

6/24/2019
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Here are some known issues with iOS 13 beta 2 that may make you reconsider installing the public beta.

5 reasons the Nvidia Shield TV is still excellent

6/17/2019
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This Android box is great at so many things.

Apple's most absurd cash grabs

6/10/2019
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The company makes some great products, but sometimes it looks like Apple's just out to make a quick buck.

The most popular products on CNET (May 2019)

6/3/2019
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Several phones, a $50,000 car and new headphones grabbed people's attention.

5 reasons why fitness trackers don't guarantee you'll lose weight

5/27/2019
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Tech is supposed to make everything easier, but it's no magic bullet.

Best gifts for grads under $100 (or so)

5/20/2019
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There's no need to spend lots and lots of money to get some really great tech for the graduate in your life.