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Latest Episodes

#422: Third-Party Rocket

January 26th, 2023 · 74 minutes

Longtime Twitter users are cast into mourning as Twitter cuts off API access for third-party clients. Many of those apps are beloved by Twitter's power users and built the site that we know and love — love? Is that the right word? — today. Then, furor online over the reveal that CNET has long been using AI to write select financial articles, and t…

#421: Christina in Russian

January 19th, 2023 · 62 minutes

In an action-packed show, we're talking about the REVIVAL OF THE HOMEPOD. Yes folks, she's BACK and she's ready to woof. The Mac Mini is also here, and Christina has a very compelling case for its existence. Meanwhile, Logan Paul has apologized to a popular YouTuber for calling him a liar and a criminal! But it's not all good news for his CryptoZo…

#420: Make Transportation Sexy Again

January 12th, 2023 · 68 minutes

The FAA has had a massive outage, and there are rumors about a design change that would make MacBooks — and maybe iMacs? — incredibly exciting. Plus, what's up with Logan Paul's second alleged crypto pump-and-dump? SERIOUSLY?

#419: BEST and WORST of 2022!

January 5th, 2023 · 74 minutes

We're all BACK on the hot mic and talking about our best and worst scams, products, and purchases of 2022. Who still has a LastPass subscription? Who believes in FTX? Who loves to throw money down the Apple well? You'll find it all out here, in the awards show that has, possibly, our MOST unanimous nominations EVER.


December 29th, 2022 · 64 minutes

CLIP SHOW. Are there any two words that bring more joy to listener's hearts? That's right, this week, you'll be finding out how right (or wrong) we were about the Musk acquisition of Twitter by revisiting previous predictions. Plus, we revisit our exclusive interview with Bug from Spooky Games. Because Brianna will not rest until you buy Halloween…

#417: Techno Vice

December 22nd, 2022 · 73 minutes

SBF is getting extradited, Elon Musk is acting up and we’re just about sick of it. Luckily Jake Adelstein is here to chat about Tokyo Vice, his life as a crime reporter, and his new podcast — about disappearances in Japan.

#416: S-tier Repercussions

December 15th, 2022 · 68 minutes

SBF has been indicted so we're ranking him on our tier list of people who should face repercussions for their actions (S-tier). Then, an EU act threatens to require Apple to allow sideloading apps on iOS. Who stands to benefit, and who stands to suffer? Finally, Brianna and Simone discuss their favorite games of the year.

#415: Hit The Booster

December 8th, 2022 · 55 minutes

ChatGPT is taking the internet by storm, and Apple is launching a powerful new encryption option. Also, Taylor Swift REALLY dodged a bullet, y'all.

#414: Bad Boys of Tech

December 1st, 2022 · 70 minutes

This week on Rocket, the BAD BOYS OF TECH are all over the news! Elon Musk? He's fighting Apple! Sam Bankman Fried? He's giving ill-advised interviews at Dealbook Summit! All these bad boys and more are the subject of this week's show, so tune in to get the lowdown on Bad Boys near you. (Nearness of Bad Boys is not a guarantee and the hosts of Roc…

#413: Okay let's talk about the polycule

November 25th, 2022 · 64 minutes

We're revisiting FTX and what we've learned since last week's recording about the goings-on chez team FTX. Then, Bob Iger is back at Disney! The stock market is optimistic — can he make the magic happen again? Last but not least, let's dish about Mastodon. In the wake of Twitter's slow implosion, many people have moved over to the decentralized so…