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This week we're covering Twitter and Facebook's respective responses to Trump's posts on their platforms, as well as recommending ways to contribute if you feel helpless right now but want to do something to support justice and Black Lives Matter.
Oops! Let's dig into the WSJ report on Facebook's divisiveness. Then we revisit the magical days of hackable graphing calculators, and discuss the state of HBO Max, whatever that is. Finally, Christina hacked her Switch. BUT WHY!
Microsoft's Fluid Functionality was the talk of the town at Build this week — so let's talk about it! Then some bite-sized features on an upcoming change to Twitter replies and the iOS 13.5 update which will make it easier to open your phone without a mask. Finally: The Snyder Cut!??!
Let's talk new Surface hardware, and Epic's Unreal 5 demo! Then, an interview with Dan Moren about his new book, The Aleph Extraction. Finally, Tony Hawk is coming to this-gen consoles.
This week on Rocket we give you an update on Brianna's choice of Mac, and eulogize the butterfly keyboard, now confirmed dead with the announcement of the latest 13-inch Macbook Pro. Plus… Fyre Festival is back??
An announcement, a REFERENDUM on which Mac to buy, a feud, and Animal Crossing.
This week on Rocket we're reacting to initial reviews of the Magic Keyboard from Apple, and talking about Peloton's pivot to in-home programming, as well as HBO Max's delayed launch. Finally, a mid-season reaction to Westworld!
It's finally time for us to tackle the massive topic of contact tracing and how it could help the efforts against COVID-19. But first, some updates on the Magic Keyboard and the iPhone SE! Then it's on to the launch of Quibi, and Finally… Final Fantasy VII!!
We've got another special guest this week: Rene Ritchie, who has just left iMore after a long tenure to fly solo with his own YouTube channel! But first, another installment of the WeWork saga, the Stalk Market, and then finally Resident Evil 3.
This week we're talking Tiger King with lawyer Carney Nasser, who had hand in bringing down Joe Exotic. But first, Zoom is back in the news — not just as the main way people are stay connected right now, but for its security flaws too. Then, we're playing the Stalk Market — excuse me, the stonk market — in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Rocket!!