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#241: Rose Gold Collection

August 22nd, 2019 · 66 minutes

This is the dawning of the Age of Apple Services, and we finally have a price point for Apple Arcade! But is it appealing enough? Next, WeWork has filed an IPO and it's BANANAS. Let's dig in. Finally, those rascals at Snap are at it again, with the third round of Spectacles!

#240: MoviePass II: The Return

August 15th, 2019 · 71 minutes

The Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus phones are here and they are huge. And even though Simone isn’t here, we still have to discuss the latest blockbuster reporting in the MoviePass scam. Viva MoviePass! Finally, Brianna and Christina interview attorney and author Carrie Goldberg whose new book, “Nobody’s Victim” is in stores now.


August 8th, 2019 · 45 minutes

It's the first anniversary of TikTok, and finally time for us to stop being late on it! Let's talk about what makes this video app distinct from Vine and Next, 8Chan has been taken offline (for now) in the wake of the shooting in El Paso. Here's how that happened. Finally, a hard segue into talking about donuts.

#238: Uncool Hacks

July 31st, 2019 · 56 minutes

Simone and Christina tuck into a hearty meal of Apple earnings, and this week's Capital One hack. Raise your hand if you're affected! Finally our beloved hosts talk their way into a third topic, and it's William Shatner's reactions to Outlander shipping, which really comes out of left field.

#237: A First!

July 25th, 2019 · 73 minutes

Today we discuss the Joy-Con drift issues that have increasingly become an issue with the Nintendo Switch, and Simone eats crow. Then, it's … APPLE RUMOR KLAXON TIME! We're still workshopping the sound effects on that one. But what about those rumored new iPhones, eh? Then, it's all the trailers Simone didn't watch at Comic-Con. Sorry, guys.

#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.