Brian Tong

Editor, video, and host in San Francisco, California

Brian Tong

Editor, video, and host in San Francisco, California

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Brian brings his high energy and edgy style to the CNET family showcasing the latest and greatest in the tech world. He's swimming in tech 24-7, with substance to back up his style.

He's also a geek pop culture freak, who loves playing video games. He plays basketball and is an NBA junky that reads and collects comics, while supporting his sneakerhead obsession.

Brian regularly appears on CBS, CNN, VH1, local TV stations and radio networks while hosting CNET’s most popular franchises. The Apple Byte is one of CNET TV’s flagship shows featuring all the good and bad surrounding Apple, with news, App reviews and comedic skits. Prizefight is a face-off between two of the hottest products in categories ranging from smartphones to laptops and even something as off the wall as Steve Jobs vs. Bill Gates.

Brian graduated from San Jose State University, majoring in broadcast journalism. He started his media career as one of the hosts of an Asian American pop-culture TV show called STIR TV, that aired nationally for over 4 years. He had the opportunity to cover the latest cell-phone technology in Japan that has still yet to reach the U.S. He also worked for Apple Computers for over 5 years.

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    • CBS Interactive