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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.
||CleanFacebook opens up its so-called 'war room' (The 3:59, Ep. 476)||Plus, more details on the Facebook hack, and Sonos considers adding Roku's voice assistant to its speakers.||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe break down what 5G will really be like (The 3:59, Ep. 475)||Spoiler: Not so great out the gate. Also: How Pixel 3's camera stacks up, and Netflix's earnings.||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHuawei Mate 20 Pro throws in the kitchen sink (The 3:59, Ep. 474)||Plus, a look into the San Fran scooter wars.||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPalm's back in the weirdest way possible (The 3:59, Ep. 473)||Plus, we delve into CNET's review of the Google Pixel 3.||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSamsung's got a phone with four cameras. Genius or ridiculous? (The 3:59, Ep. 472)||We talk about the Galaxy A9, AT&T's proposed streaming service and how Google Hub sidesteps the privacy issue.||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreaking down the Pixel 3, Pixel Slate and Home Hub (The 3:59, Ep. 471)||Check out our thoughts on Google's new flagship lineup.||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrust-challenged Facebook introduces new Portal video device (The 3:59, Ep. 470)||Plus, we preview Google's Pixel event and talk about more denials of Bloomberg's spy story.||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWas China spying on Apple and Amazon? (The 3:59, Ep. 469)||We discuss a bombshell alleging a huge Chinese spying effort, Amazon's work with -- and sometimes against -- its hardware partners, and Uber's new scooters.||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe break down Microsoft's new Surface laptop, headphones (The 3:59, Ep. 468)||Microsoft has revamped its entire Surface lineup.||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOnePlus 6T drops headphone jack for in-display fingerprint sensor (The 3:59, Ep. 467)||More details arrive about OnePlus' latest flagship phone, Verizon will launch a tiny 5G rollout and Amazon raises its minimum wage.||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I really love how these 2 talk to each other. They're clearly having a lot of fun.
Entertaining and Informative!
The 3:59 is a perfect podcast for those looking to get their fill of tech news in a nice quick package. Roger and Ben have a great rapport and it's always interesting to hear them when they have opposing views. Looking forward to more episodes! Keep it up!
Short, funny, yet informative.
A good quick summary of what's happening in tech. I like the rapport between Roger and Ben and they're quite funny with different views on various topics.