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#236: We're Riled Up

July 18th, 2019 · 61 minutes

FaceApp is back and (maybe) sending your photos to spies, Zoom stepped in it, and the myth of the 10x Engineer.

#235: Farewell, MacBook

July 11th, 2019 · 49 minutes

Apple has killed off the 12-inch MacBook, may it rest in peace. Meanwhile, Nintendo has introduced a new baby Switch for babies, called the Switch Lite! Finally, the new Charlie's Angels movie looks rad as hell.

#234: What Did We Say About Rocket Rules

July 4th, 2019 · 72 minutes

Rocket rules apply, both to Jony Ive leaving Apple, and Simone being at San Diego Comic-Con! Also, we discuss Vice's article about Google Jigsaw's troubled inner workings, and the latest drama between Taylor Swift and Scooter Braun.

#233: Apple Rumor Klaxon

June 27th, 2019 · 46 minutes

On this episode of Rocket you'll be able to beta test our new Apple Rumor klaxon (patented). Yep, we're talking about the ARM-based Mac rumors! Next up, there's a new Raspberry Pi model out there and everyone is excited. Lastly, what would 2019 be without another grim workplace story? This week it's Jason Schreier's report on the QA team with Trey…

#232: Centralizing Decentralized Currency

June 20th, 2019 · 50 minutes

Simone is back, just in time to discuss Facebook's new cryptocurrency, Libra, and its implications for the global financial system. Yay! Then, a cute refresh on PowerPoint and Excel. FInally, the Spice Girl drama that was laid to rest after 20 years.

#231: The Planet is on Fire

June 13th, 2019 · 70 minutes

It’s summer in the northern hemisphere, so we wanted to talk about stuff we like and not stuff that makes us angry. This week, Bri and Christina cover E3 2019 -- and they don’t even get into all the news, there was just that much of it. They also talk about the spate of amazing summer TV on the air right now and finally, discuss the current career…

#230: Buy Christina a Mac Pro

June 6th, 2019 · 66 minutes

This week, Bri and Christina cover WWDC, which includes the new Mac Pro, iOS 13, iPad OS, SwiftUI and more. YouTube did bad things but rather than talk about that, we focused on the finer things in life, like Xbox’s new body spray.

#229: Infrastructure Weak

May 30th, 2019 · 53 minutes

This week! An update on Huawei, and more depressing news out of Facebook as a manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi sparks content and conversation. Next, a tiny yellow handheld called Playdate is getting tech-lovers hyped up! And finally, we would've talked about Pokemon Sleep… if reviews of the Millenium Falcon ride at Disneyland Galaxy's Edge hadn'…

#228: Piece of Dust

May 23rd, 2019 · 48 minutes

Big, bad news for Huawei this week, as multiple companies cut ties with them. But is it the right thing to do? Next, Apple promises improved keyboards, but Brianna is (rightfully) still wary. Finally, the Oculus Quest is freakin' awesome and there's no reason not to buy one if you want untethered VR.

#227: Hot Terminal

May 16th, 2019 · 64 minutes

Christina and Simone discuss last week's Microsoft Build. Then, the Apple v. Pepper lawsuit has moved into the next stage… what'll happen? A new vulnerability in Intel chips has been discovered and fixed. And finally, it wouldn't be a Simone and Christina show without some YouTuber drama.