Welcome to the CES edition of the CNET weekly roundup! The annual consumer-electronics extravaganza was in high gear this week as tech companies from around the world descended on Las Vegas. It was a handful to cover, but you can find all of CNET's stories about the event here. And we've selected a few choice items below. Enjoy!\u00a0 Succumbing to our robot overlords might not be so bad. James Martin/CNET You'll go broke buying 'em all. Juan Garzon/CNET What a chatterbox. James Martin/CNET Spoiler alert: It's also a 4G phone. Sarah Tew/CNETWhat's taking so long? James Martin/CNET And it's super awkward. Sarah Tew/CNET Pong is back! Dan Ackerman/CNET CNET's Joan Solsman hadn't eaten beef in a decade, but this fake meat was enough to gross her out. (She says that's a compliment.) CNET Reporter Katie Collins succumbs to Lovot's googly eyes and realizes bots just might make viable companions. GrooveX CES 2019: See all of CNET's coverage of the year's biggest tech show. Taking It to Extremes: Mix insane situations -- erupting volcanoes, nuclear meltdowns, 30-foot waves -- with everyday tech. Here's what happens.