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It's a big week for Rocket Rules: Last week Steam announced its Steam Deck handheld PC, and Netflix announced it was getting into games! But in the middle of all that fun, don't we have time for… some Apple Rumors? You know we do! We always do...
The New York Times has a killer new story on Facebook's relationship with CrowdTangle. And then, speaking of driving engagement, Twitter is killing Fleets? WHAT ARE WE GONNA DO!!
Christina and Simone are tackling the newest model of the Nintendo Switch with its fancy new OLED screen. Is it the Switch we've been waiting for!? Maybe not!? Is it the Switch we have? Yes. And then, social media companies are facing consequences abroad, while Section 230 is under attack in the United States.
This week Christina and Bri are talking about Windows 11, the various events from the launch and they detour into the state of Windows in general.
For dessert, Bri and Christina extol the virtues of F9 and the Fast and Furious franchise.
This week we're hitting the road again with Peloton — any paying the price!? Peloton's PR problems are not getting better, with a new update soft-locking their treadmills for non-subscribers. And then, a Supreme Court Snap swears settlement! In a very alliterative episode of Rocket.
We have special guest Ashley Carman of The Verge on the show to talk about her INCREDIBLE story about the rise and fall of HiStudios and the podcast hype house that collapsed dramatically over the last year. And then we talk about E3 and all the good games!!
It’s another WWDC with Rocket. We’re chatting about the coffers announcements from Apple’s keynote, and giving yet another dramatic update on MoviePass. What could possibly have happened now?!
Aunt Christina is having baby-time, but she's still here because we absolutely can't talk about GPUs and Stack Overflow without her! Nvidia has released an updated 3080, the RTX 3080 Ti. But it's $500 more than last year's card? What is HAPPENING? Then, speaking of large numbers, Prosus has acquired Stack Overflow for 1.8 billion, with a B. Is thi…
Christina is at Microsoft Build this week, but what's this?? HOOFBEATS ON THE HORIZON? BRIANNA WU IS RETURNED FROM FLORIDA and she's SO ready to talk about the remastered Mass Effect trilogy. But first, we talk about Valve's new Switch-like CP and AirBnB's whole deal.
Christina and Simone are mourning Christina's Dogecoin dreams. But wait, what's this?? Apple is doing one good thing and two weird ones!? Unprecedented behavior from our problematic fave. Find out what's up on Rocket!