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#308: We Salute the Algorithm

November 25th, 2020 · 85 minutes

Simone dishes on her love affair with her new iPad Air. Also, Snapchat is taking a bite out of TikTok's gameplan with Snapchat Spotlight, but will it be a success? Also: Apple's Head of Security and a bribery case we did not see coming.

#307: Lamb Biryani (Shot on iPhone)

November 19th, 2020 · 69 minutes

Special guest Henry T. Casey comes on the show to give us his hands-on impressions of the MacBook Air with the new M1 chip! Things look...dare we say… promising? We also went hands-on with the PlayStation 5, and chat about… Fleets!

#306: Not Political!

November 12th, 2020 · 62 minutes

This week we're discussing Apple's ONE MORE THING event and the advent of ARM-based chips in the MacBook Air, Macbook Pro, and Mac Mini. Will they live up to the hype? Then, Bri's first-hand experience with the Xbox Series X, and Assassin's Creed Valhalla.

#305: Who Cares!

November 5th, 2020 · 75 minutes

This week Christina and Simone are UNCHAINED and talking about how the different social media platforms handled this election! There are some winners and losers — but none so far in this election, because we recorded this on Wednesday night! But first, a divergence into Netflix's terrible adaptation of Rebecca.

#304: Chips' Challenge

October 29th, 2020 · 57 minutes

The PlayStation 5 review units are out, forcing many to ask — how big is too big? And then AMD has gone and purchased Xilinx! What does it mean for the future of chips? Finally, an update on our two favorite scammers, Anna Delvey and Billy McFarland.

#303: Well, This is a Fun One

October 22nd, 2020 · 68 minutes

This week on Rocket we're eating dessert first, and talking about Jeffrey Toobin's Zoom scandal. Then, it's the first batch of iPhone reviews! Featuring Simone actually, maybe, sort of, buying a new phone on the show. Finally, the DOJ is actually pursuing an antitrust suit against Google. What will come of it?

#302: Donut Shaped Magnets with Rene Ritchie

October 15th, 2020 · 74 minutes

Simone abandoned us this week, so Christina and Bri are joined by Rene Ritchie, Apple analyst/YouTuber-extraordinaire to break down the Apple iPhone 12 event. Also, a favorite character from Rocket’s past gets some news.

#301: Chastity Cage Hackers

October 8th, 2020 · 64 minutes

Apple is on the verge of another media event, and the PS5 has been torn down. Then, the ultimate example of technology lock-in.

#300: Dessert

October 1st, 2020 · 97 minutes

To celebrate episode 300 we bring on some special guests from the Relay FM family, and taste test Brach's god-awful Thanksgiving Dinner candy corn.

#299: Pre-Order Season

September 24th, 2020 · 43 minutes

Xbox pre-orders opened up this week… did they go better than the pre-orders for the PlayStation 5 did? NO! Then, it's what's happening with TikTok in the exact moment we recorded this episode, which will not doubt have changed completely by the time you listen to it. Oh, and Microsoft acquired Bethesda. Cool!