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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.

Episode Date
Apple, Qualcomm legal battle heats up in China (The 3:59, Ep. 501)
The iPhone maker is facing a possible ban in China, Qualcomm is trying to destabilize Apple and Intel, and Europe is tightening regulations on Silicon Valley.
Dec 10, 2018
Alfred breaks down Super Smash Brothers Ultimate (The 3:59, Ep. 500)
We spend Episode 500 talking about Smash, the Apple Watch's EKG support and Corning's crazy bendable glass.
Dec 06, 2018
We finally got to see 5G smartphones -- sort of (The 3:59, Ep. 499)
Qualcomm and Samsung show off prototype 5G phones, Hulu bets on anime and ads that show when you hit pause and that Avengers 4 trailer still isn't here.
Dec 05, 2018
Want a 5G-powered iPhone? Get ready to wait (The 3:59, Ep. 498)
Plus, a look at Ring's Neighbors app.
Dec 04, 2018
Samsung, Verizon are jumping into 5G together with next smartphone (The 3:59, Ep. 497)
We preview the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit and talk about a mashup between live theater and VR.
Dec 03, 2018
Samsung needs a win with the Galaxy S10 (The 3:59, Ep. 496)
Plus, Apple's iPhone XR sales show strength.
Nov 29, 2018
Elon Musk's Boring Co. hits a wall with LA Loop project (The 3:59, Ep. 495)
We talk about Musk's Boring Co. hitting a snag, how the e-scooter craze can be hazardous to your health, and the week CNET spent with robot dog Aibo.
Nov 28, 2018
What will NASA InSight find on Mars? (The 3:59, Ep. 494)
We break down the momentous Mars landing, run through Cyber Monday and question whether "classic" consoles have hit a wall.
Nov 27, 2018
What the heck can you do with 16 cameras on your phone? (The 3:59, Ep. 493)
We talk about a strange new LG patent, Elon Musk moving to Mars and Cyber Monday.
Nov 26, 2018
Don't waste your money on these Black Friday TV deals (The 3:59, Ep. 492)
Friend of the show David Katzmaier visits to talk TV.
Nov 20, 2018