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#193: A Masochist and a Liar

September 20th, 2018 · 75 minutes

It's new Apple hardware week, and reviews are out! iOS 12 is here as well, and Playstation has cooked up something new.

#192: Are the New iPhones Worth it?

September 13th, 2018 · 83 minutes

Brianna returns just in time for Apple's lackluster September event. That said, your hosts still spend close to an hour talking about the new iPhones, and the Apple Watch. Then Brianna talks about the lessons she learned from running her first campaign for Congress. Later, Simone previews the first 7 hours of Assassin's Creed Odyssey.

#191: Summer of Scams: The Finale

September 6th, 2018 · 63 minutes

Jack Dorsey and Sheryl Sandberg take on Congress in this week's hearings, but to what end? Next, Apple's biggest leak yet reveals the form factor of two of its new phones. Finally, an update on Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes, a story we've followed since day one — and it's not quite over yet.

#190: Wrestling is the Fake Sport

August 30th, 2018 · 68 minutes

Three new iPhones are on the way to Apple's September event, and Apple is sending out more feelings into the AR world. We discuss new tech, Trump's fight with the very algorithms that brought him the presidency, and Logan Paul's fight with KSI on this week's Rocket! Plus: an update on Elon Musk's romantic life.

#189: Poo Show At The Frick Factory

August 23rd, 2018 · 63 minutes

Nvidia has new GPUs! Rumors of the Mac mini are happening! Azealia Banks is still doing things! This is a lot of exclamation marks!

#188: Tech Jealousy

August 16th, 2018 · 67 minutes

Galaxy Note 9 reviews are in! Longer battery life, and a thousand-dollar price tag. Next, big spender Christina Warren made two purchases this week: the Nokia 81140 4G, and the Microsoft Surface Go! Finally, the most Rocket-worthy topic of all time: Azealia Banks' Instagram Story expose on Elon Musk and Grimes.

#187: Simone is the Mayonaise

August 9th, 2018 · 86 minutes

In this super-sized episode, Bri and Christina talk about all the tech news they can -- and still didn’t cover everything that happened this week. First up, Magic Leap reviews are out, was it worth the hype? Then the Sarah Jeong harassment controversy is discussed (and Christina’s inadvertent involvement). In happier news, MoviePass has changed bu…

#186: Inauthentic Activity

August 2nd, 2018 · 62 minutes

Heyo, it's time to talk about legislating 3D printed guns. Is it worth it? Then Facebook re-enters the spotlight with the news that it has deactivated a whopping 32 political pot-stirring accounts. MoviePass is on its last legs — when will it fall, and how much merch will Christina Warren get out of it? You have all the answers here.

#185: Thin and Light

July 26th, 2018 · 84 minutes

This time we're ready for MacBook Pro news: we discuss Apple's massive thermal throttling but and how we got here. Then, Christina takes a break so that Bri and Simone can bandy about rumors on Microsoft's new game-streaming console. Close the show out with a discussion of James Gunn's firing from Disney after a right-wing campaign.

#184: Stealth MacBook Refresh

July 19th, 2018 · 62 minutes

In Rocket tradition, new MacBook Pro news dropped as soon as we were done recording last week! But this week we dig into the new specs. Then join us on a journey through scams — Christina is still on the MoviePass ride, but when will it end? And a video game Kickstarter was deemed not responsible for refunding over $4,000 from a customer, even aft…