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#356: Macbook Prose

October 21st, 2021 · 69 minutes

Rocket is blasting into hardware coverage this week with an exciting preview of the Apple cleaning cloth and the redesigned MacBook Pro. Plus the Google 6 pixel announcement. Dessert this week is packed with coverage of 9 different shows you need to be watching. It’s so much Rocket, your podcast client might just crash!

#355: TWONKA

October 14th, 2021 · 54 minutes

Simone is BACK and we are talking about THOSE JUICY NEW M1X MACBOOK PROS. And then we have two totally mystifying VR and AR headset announcements, one from HTC and another from… Magic Leap!? And finally, most importantly, Timothee Chalamet's twink Wonka look has been revealed and regrettably, it's good.

#354: Not the Bad Art Friend

October 7th, 2021 · 56 minutes

Bri and Christina take on Facebook Whistleblowers, Twitch hacks and the ultimate media disaster, OzyMedia

#353: Dan Moren Saves the Universe

September 30th, 2021 · 51 minutes

With disaster hitting not one, but two of the best Rocket hosts, the B(rianna) team steps up with Dan Moren to save the show.
We cover Amazon’s event with stalker robots, review the iPad Mini and geek out on Apple TV’s new show “Foundation.”

#352: Wonderfully Weird Stuff

September 23rd, 2021 · 77 minutes

Simone is off doing French things so Bri and Christina talk the Microsoft Surface event, iPhone 13 reviews (and Christina’s saga to getting an iPhone 13 Pro Max) and iOS 15 impressions, and finally try to unpack the drama happening around the movie adaptation of Dear Evan Hansen.

#351: Holding Ourselves Accountable...

September 16th, 2021 · 59 minutes

It's yet another Apple Event week here on Rocket, but a weirdly subdued one? Can Apple impress us with its new iPhones and its fancy rack focus camera feature? What about Brianna's long-awaited iPad Mini update? And will anyone, anyone at all be getting a new iPhone this year? Then, in our second story, Apple has patched the flaw that allowed the …

#350: Many Apples

September 9th, 2021 · 64 minutes

Many many tiny slices of Apple are coming to you, listener. First, an update on Apple's CSAM tools and concessions to the anti-trust critics! But will it be enough to save the App Store? Next, we have an upcoming Apple event, so tradition calls for us to discuss what we are expecting. But what we weren't expected was Apple's car guy Doug Field lea…

#349: Arriving Today!

September 2nd, 2021 · 69 minutes

This week on Rocket, tech journalist and author Christopher Mims is here to discuss his new book, Arriving Today. It's the book that critics are saying "makes supply chains interesting" (Simone de Rochefort, 2021) — and guess what he does during this interview? He makes supply chains interesting!! You have to listen to believe it and then you will…

#348: Only Fans, Only Problems

August 26th, 2021 · 67 minutes

But where are the only solutions? This week on Rocket we're talking about the Only Fans debacle, which came to a tenuous resolution mere hours before we started recording? Reverse Rocket Rule! Then, it's a deep dive into the Mystery of the Exploding PSUs from Gigabyte. Would you give up your hard-won GPU to save yourself from an exploding power su…

#347: YAK, BACK, DO IT AGAIN

August 19th, 2021 · 66 minutes

WHEELS TURNING ROUND AND ROUND. This week we're talking about, yes, YIKYAK, the zombie social media platform where you can post hyper-local bullying for all the local elder millennials to enjoy. Then, Google joins Samsung and Apple in not shipping chargers with its new phones! This is ALL APPLE'S FAULT. Meanwhile, Intel is trying it with new gamer…