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Latest Episodes

#456: Unredacted Christmas

September 21st, 2023 · 61 minutes

We’re in hog heaven, because someone accidentally uploaded an unredacted PDF of Microsoft documents as part of the FTC V. Microsoft case. Let’s talk about Microsoft’s theoretical plans for the future of Xbox and… buying Nintendo? Then, iPhone 15 reviews are out! Simone is finally, actually going to upgrade. Get ready. Then, Brianna discusses how s…

#455: Booster

September 14th, 2023 · 62 minutes

It’s Apple Week! Christina and Bri break-down the latest from the iPhone 15 event, covering the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Pro, USB-C, the Apple Watch Series 9 and Apple Watch Series Ultra 2. They also briefly discuss the drama happening at Unity and talk about a Bloomberg article on the rise and fall of FaZE Clan.

#454: Exposed Information

September 7th, 2023 · 55 minutes

This episode things are getting heated. Larian Studio is patching a bug that made companions in Baldur’s Gate 3 a little too eager to jump into bed with the player. Then, an unnamed chastity cage manufacturer has a massive… data leak. It’s finally bad! Finally, Burning Man attendees are leaving the desert after a weekend trapped in the mud.


September 1st, 2023 · 60 minutes

The September Apple event is coming up, and we’re talking rumors — from USB-C ports on every (?) phone, to the DEATH OF THE GOLD COLORWAY… RIP. Plus, will there be a new button on the Pro and Pro Max? Or should I say, the Ultra? Then, an Insider piece asks if social sharing, like the gold iPhone, is dead. We certainly have thoughts about the rise …

#452: Nu Wii U

August 24th, 2023 · 57 minutes

Sony finally reveals its new Playstation Portal device, and it’s exactly as underwhelming as everyone suspected it would be. Then, Apple supports California’s latest Right to Repair bill — but to what end? Then, Fyre Festival 2 is happening somewhere in the Carribbean. And if you’re one of the lucky 100 who bought tickets, boy do we want to hear f…

#451: Call Us, SBF!

August 17th, 2023 · 55 minutes

Prolific YouTube hardware channel Linus Tech Tips is going on a week’s pause after a controversy surrounding the review of a cooling prototype — and more. Then, it’s the 25th anniversary of the iMac. Yes, you can scream about it. Finally, justice may finally be served in the world of scammy printer money-making tactics.

#450: Leave Section 230 Alone: Alex Winter and The YouTube Effect

August 10th, 2023 · 62 minutes

Documentarian Alex Winter visits the show to discuss his history with Usenet and Napster, and his new documentary The YouTube Effect. The film covers the history of the platform and its transformation into a massive vector of disinformation. Our conversation goes through that and much more, including the future of Section 230, and the media’s focu…

#449: Don’t Throw Things At People

August 3rd, 2023 · 61 minutes

There are rumors of a Nintendo Switch successor afoot, and we’re going to get to the bottom of it! Then, calling the Canadian link tax what it is: a link tax. And a bad idea. Finally, a fan has filed assault charges against Cardi B and we think that’s silly too.

#448: Hey Barbie

July 27th, 2023 · 63 minutes

Samsung’s latest event saw new versions of their folding phones, and they might have Brianna switching sides. Then, yeah, we have to talk about Elon Musk rebranding Twitter as X. But then it’s the marketing event we’ve all been waiting for, Rocket Does Barbie. Greta Gerwig’s latest film is out now and the reviews are unpredictable!

#447: The Beginning of the End

July 20th, 2023 · 57 minutes

Big news on the FTC appeal against Microsoft, and what’s next for the merger between Microsoft and Activision Blizzard. Who could possibly stand in their way!? And will they do a good job trying to stop this merger!? Then, Meta has released LLaMa 2, its large language model, which is not open source but a second, more interesting thing. Then, NBC …