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All the reasons why mobile shopping is terrible (The 3:59, Ep. 144)

For Cyber Monday, we chat about why buying stuff on a phone still stinks. Plus, Snapchat Spectacles!

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Just use your laptop instead.

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Despite years of work from tech and payments companies, shopping on your phone is still a lousy experience.

For this podcast, we discuss some of the problems with mobile shopping and the efforts to fix these issues. Also, Alfred Ng talks about his first week with Snapchat Spectacles, after waiting in line for six hours to buy them.

The 3:59 gives you bite-size news and analysis about the top stories of the day, brought to you by the CNET News team in New York and producer Bryan VanGelder.

Check out the extended shows on YouTube.

All the reasons why mobile shopping is terrible (The 3:59, Ep. 144)

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