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Samsung Galaxy S7 rocks, but will anyone care? (The 3:59, Ep. 6)

The 3:59 tackles the latest Samsung flagship phone, takes a look at Apple Pay and pays tribute to International Women's Day.

Samsung's new Galaxy S7 Edge is fast, sleek and even water resistant (not to mention pricey).

In her review Tuesday, CNET's Jessica Dolcourt gave the device five out of five stars. That's the first time ever (no, really -- ever) that we've given a smartphone five stars. Here's the thing, though: Folks don't upgrade their phones as often as they used to, since new smartphones aren't that much better than last year's models. We discuss whether even an amazing phone can turn around Samsung's fortunes as the company fights to compete with Apple and lower-tier Chinese smartphone makers.

We also discuss Apple Pay coming to thousands of Exxon and Mobile gas stations, and in honor of International Women's Day, we take a look at the mixed results in trying to reach gender equality in the tech world.

The 3:59 gives you bite-size news and analysis about the top stories of the day, brought to you by CNET Executive Editor Roger Cheng and CNET Senior Writer Ben Fox Rubin.

Samsung Galaxy S7 rocks, but will anyone care? (The 3:59, Ep. 6)


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