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CNET reporters Roger Cheng and Ben Fox Rubin tackle the top tech stories of the day. Don't mind their awkwardness.

CNET reporters Roger Cheng and Ben Fox Rubin tackle the top tech stories of the day. Don't mind their awkwardness.
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CNET reporters Roger Cheng and Ben Fox Rubin tackle the top tech stories of the day. Don't mind their awkwardness.

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Episodes

Windows Phone is dead, but its influence lives on (The 3:59, Ep. 359)

2/22/2018
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Discussing Windows Phone's impact, fake-news videos on Facebook and YouTube, and Dogecoin.

Duration:00:04:59

Our Mobile World Congress preview show (The 3:59, Ep. 358)

2/20/2018
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We talk Samsung Galaxy S9 and 5G, as well as bitcoin and the "Free Money" guy from the '90s.

Duration:00:04:52

Google is cracking down on annoying online ads (The 3:59, Ep. 357)

2/15/2018
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The search giant has rolled out new ad-blocking tech on Chrome. Also on the podcast, we discuss spending with bitcoin.

Duration:00:04:30

Your next phone may get 5G-like speeds on 4G (The 3:59 Ep. 356)

2/14/2018
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We weigh in on how future phones may get even faster, explain why criminals love cryptocurrency, and talk about Magic Leap's future.

Duration:00:04:22

Facebook wants to have more QT with you (The 3:59, Ep. 355)

2/13/2018
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We talk about Facebook's and YouTube's push to become friendlier. Also: Using blockchain to snuff out counterfeit foods.

Duration:00:04:22

Why Verizon is locking down your phone (The 3:59 Ep. 354)

2/12/2018
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We discuss Verizon's new phone locking policy, hacking at the Olympics, and break down blockchain for you.

Duration:00:04:07

Google, Nest rejoin forces: Is Amazon a third wheel? (The 3:59 Ep. 353)

2/8/2018
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What the Google-Nest reunion means for Amazon and the war over smart assistants. Also: a new way to watch the Winter Olympics.

Duration:00:04:00

How wireless charging on your iPhone will get better (The 3:59 Ep. 352)

2/7/2018
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We discuss how wireless charging will evolve, geek out over SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket launch and talk Waymo v Uber.

Duration:00:04:23

Apple's HomePod gets 'Siri-ous' (The 3:59, Ep. 351)

2/6/2018
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A review of Apple's first smart speaker. Plus, the Waymo v. Uber trial.

Duration:00:04:17

Diamonds are a smartphone's best friend (The 3:59 Ep. 350)

2/5/2018
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We talk about phones getting diamond displays, the one problem with the Nintendo Switch, and apps to help you with sobriety.

Duration:00:04:38

Facebook's New Year's resolution isn't going great (The 3:59, Ep. 349)

2/1/2018
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On today's podcast, we talk about Facebook earnings, Twitter bots, home security for your internet of things gadgets, and Intel drones.

Duration:00:04:40

What to expect from Apple's first iPhone X earnings (The 3:59, Ep. 348)

1/31/2018
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We talk about Apple's iPhone X sales, and how its camera stacks up against Samsung's Note 8 and the company's battery problems.

Duration:00:04:20

Amazon wants to rethink health care (The 3:59, Ep. 347)

1/30/2018
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The internet retailer teams up with JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway to tackle health care costs. Also, we discuss security concerns for 5G.

Duration:00:04:23

Trump looks to make a nationalized 5G network (The 3:59, Ep. 346)

1/29/2018
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We look into the president's idea of creating a wireless network run by the government. Plus: Apple's potential production woes for the iPhone X and who's this Accessible Olli?

Duration:00:04:21

Samsung Galaxy S9 countdown starts now (The 3:59, Ep. 345)

1/25/2018
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The new phone will be revealed Feb. 25. Plus, we talk about Facebook's future.

Duration:00:04:31

Apple's iPhone slowdown fix coming... sometime (The 3:59, Ep. 344)

1/24/2018
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We also talk about the new augmented reality coming to iOS 11.3 and discuss how virtual reality is finally going wireless in a real way.

Duration:00:04:33

Can Apple's HomePod outdo Echo, Google Home? (The 3:59, Ep. 343)

1/23/2018
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Apple finally sets a launch date for the HomePod, Netflix posts a "Bright" fourth quarter, and we take a skeptical look at sleep tech.

Duration:00:06:00

Our Samsung Galaxy S9 feature wishlist (The 3:59, Ep. 342)

1/22/2018
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We discuss the CES tech we'd like to see in Samsung's upcoming phone. Plus, CNET gets an inside look at Amazon's self-running store.

Duration:00:04:56

Amazon HQ2 could be coming to your city soon (The 3:59, Ep. 341)

1/18/2018
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The e-commerce titan reveals its shortlist of 20 candidate cities for its next major campus.

Duration:00:04:25

Instagram and Google are buzzkills for dispensaries (The 3:59, Ep. 340)

1/17/2018
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We look at the strained relationship between tech companies and legal marijuana shops. Also, VR might have found a solution to one of its biggest annoyances.

Duration:00:04:13

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