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#223: Aunt Becky is Going to Jail

April 18th, 2019 · 68 minutes

This week, Simone is off in LA being fabulous, so Bri and Christina take over the show. After some quick follow-up to last week’s show, Christina and Bri discuss the early responses to the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Fold. Surprisingly, reviewer’s don’t hate it. Christina still says she’s not buying one. She’s probably lying. Then, they tackle the hig…

#222: The Cursed Episode

April 11th, 2019 · 41 minutes

This week Christina joins Simone in New York for a boatload of technical problems (more than you even know), but also a discussion about Australia's legislation to criminalize social media platform owners for violent video content. Then Brianna interviews fellow Relay member Dan Moren about his new book, The Bayern Agenda! Finally, Christina has b…

#221: Janties!

April 4th, 2019 · 73 minutes

DO YOU KNOW THE GOSPEL OF JANTIES? Well, you will. Then we're covering Jason Schreier's barn-burner of a story on Bioware's flawed Anthem development. Next up, details about the Apple Card have been dissected on TechCrunch and some hosts may have changed their opinions. Finally, does the HBO documentary on Theranos measure up against the stiff com…

#220: She's in Dubai

March 28th, 2019 · 66 minutes

Nothing will stop Christina from talking about the Apple Event, not even an 8-hour time difference and the Atlantic Ocean. We cover Apple's credit card, Apple News+, the new Apple TV ideas and also Apple Arcade. Next, what is Europe doing with its internet laws? Ridiculous things. Finally, the Spice Girls are back in the news for the best reason p…

#219: Banjo Is Free

March 21st, 2019 · 56 minutes

All the GDC and Apple news is hitting hard this week! There are new iPads, new AirPods, and Stadia, Google's new streaming service! Bri is at GDC and she has her eye on some upcoming games. Lastly, Netflix is in the news for cancelling beloved sitcom One Day At A Time.

#218: Side Door

March 14th, 2019 · 63 minutes

What a busy and marvelous week. Senator Warren made a policy proposal on Medium to break up companies that, like Amazon and Apple, make over 25 billion dollars and sell apps on platforms they control. You know we have things to say about that. Next, a review of Samsung's smaller phone, the S10E. And finally, the college scam you've all been waitin…

#217: Rogue One Two

March 7th, 2019 · 75 minutes

Brianna and Simone GO ROGUE. We're talking about the general state of living games — games that provide their publishers with revenue until the next big thing comes out. Then, Brianna chats with genuine futurist Amy Webb about her new book and the AI of the future. Finally, YouTube tackles, not for the first time, its problems with child exploitat…

#216: We're Not Buying Them

February 28th, 2019 · 74 minutes

This week the show is a bad sandwich. First up, awesome tech news: Huawei and Samsung's foldable phones, and the Hololens 2! Next, the rotten meat that is Facebook's content moderation working conditions. But then we have an update on The Life of Elizabeth Holmes from Vanity Fair. Everything's coming up Rocket!

#215: Oculus Rift Tea Time

February 21st, 2019 · 75 minutes

Special guest Blake J. Harris joins us this episode. Blake is the author of The History of the Future: Oculus, Facebook, and the Revolution That Swept Virtual Reality, out now from HarperCollins. Tune in to learn what our SECRET SEGMENT is! Lastly, Samsung has finally revealed the Fold, their $1,980 foldable phone.

#214: The 24th Time Zone

February 14th, 2019 · 62 minutes

Christina is in AUSTRALIA for Microsoft Ignite! Meanwhile, Jeff Bezos is all over the news and it's time for a serious discussion of cybersecurity and nudes. Next up, Apple's proposed Apple News paid tier seems like a bum deal for publishers! Lastly, it's the 20th Anniversary of Final Fantasy 8, a game that maybe isn't as bad as it's supposed to b…