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#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…

#183: It Could Look Worse

July 12th, 2018 · 63 minutes

The App Store is 10 years old! What's the most embarrassing app you've ever downloaded? Also in the news, Magic Leap's first demo, and the company's partnership with AT&T. But ... why? We also discuss Microsoft's new Surface Go and why the Nintendo Switch is the best console ever.

#182: Nap Queen

July 5th, 2018 · 80 minutes

ALL the rumors about the new iPhones, analyzed, debunked, and more. Plus, Samsung is (potentially) at it again with a glitch that will send your nudes to random contacts. Then Christina, Brianna, and Simone discuss TanaCon, enthusiastically and at length.

#181: Dark Mode

June 28th, 2018 · 69 minutes

You want the Apple News? You can’t handle the Apple News. Christina deep dives dark mode, Simone is excited for Apple’s keyboard replacement program, and Brianna has concerns about ethics in doxing.

#180: Simonepunk 2077

June 22nd, 2018 · 62 minutes

Simone swears vengeance on the hooligans that have stolen Stephen Hackett's minivan. Brianna notices that a porny statue bears an uncomfortable resemblance to a Rocket host and Christina believes in a bulletproof dinosaur future. Give us five stars.