Episodes
Rocket is blasting into hardware coverage this week with an exciting preview of the Apple cleaning cloth and the redesigned MacBook Pro. Dessert this week is packed with coverage of 9 different shows you need to be watching.
Published 10/21/21
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. And finally, most importantly, Timothee Chalamet's twink Wonka look has been revealed and ...it's good.
Published 10/14/21
Bri and Christina take on Facebook Whistleblowers, Twitch hacks and the ultimate media disaster, OzyMedia
Published 10/07/21
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.”
Published 09/30/21
Simone is off doing French things so Bri and Christina talk the Microsoft event, iPhone 13 reviews (and Christina’s saga to getting an iPhone 13 Pro Max), iOS 15 impressions, and try to unpack the drama around the movie adaptation of Dear Evan Hansen.
Published 09/23/21
It's yet another Apple Event week here on Rocket - a weirdly subdued one? Can Apple impress us with its new iPhones? What about Brianna's long-awaited iPad Mini update? Find out what Twitter is ALL aflutter over on this sleep-deprived episode of Rocket!
Published 09/16/21
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? All this and more on Rocket.
Published 09/09/21
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)
Published 09/02/21
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! Deep dive into the Mystery of the Exploding PSUs from Gigabyte.
Published 08/26/21
WHEELS TURNING ROUND AND ROUND. This week we're talking about YIKYAK, Google not shipping chargers with new phones - dessert this week is an episode from Wall Street Journal on the tech workers who are taking on TWO full-time jobs.
Published 08/19/21
Apple proposes to add controversial machine learning tools to the iPhone to protect children but is it the right thing to do? Also, iPhone rumors! Apparently, no amount of questionable activity will prevent us from being consumers in this capitalist hell.
Published 08/12/21
On this episode of Rocket, we're not saying anyone was murdered! But we ARE saying the RIAA's ridiculous bullying could MURDER the music industry & their penny-pinching ways won't help creators!!
Published 08/05/21
This week we're discussing the lawsuit against Activision Blizzard and employee walk-outs protesting widespread sexual harassment at the company. Also, mandatory vaccines at Google, and Adam Driver turning into a centaur.
Published 07/29/21
It's a big week for Rocket Rules: Last week Steam announced its Steam Deck handheld PC, and Netflix announced it was getting into games! But in the middle of all that fun, don't we have time for… some Apple Rumors? You know we do! We always do...
Published 07/22/21
The New York Times has a killer new story on Facebook's relationship with CrowdTangle. And then, speaking of driving engagement, Twitter is killing Fleets? WHAT ARE WE GONNA DO!!
Published 07/15/21
Christina and Simone are tackling the newest model of the Nintendo Switch with its fancy new OLED screen. Is it the Switch we've been waiting for!? Maybe not!? Is it the Switch we have? Yes.
Published 07/08/21
This week Christina and Bri are talking about Windows 11, the various events from the launch and they detour into the state of Windows in general. For dessert, Bri and Christina extol the virtues of F9 and the Fast and Furious franchise.
Published 07/01/21
This week we're hitting the road again with Peloton — any paying the price!? Peloton's PR problems are not getting better, with a new update soft-locking their treadmills for non-subscribers. And then, a Supreme Court Snap swears settlement!
Published 06/24/21
We have special guest Ashley Carman of The Verge on the show to talk about her story about the rise and fall of HiStudios and the podcast hype house that collapsed dramatically over the last year. And then we talk about E3 and all the good games!
Published 06/17/21
It’s another WWDC with Rocket. We’re chatting about the coffers announcements from Apple’s keynote, and giving yet another dramatic update on MoviePass. What could possibly have happened now?!
Published 06/10/21
Aunt Christina is having baby-time, but she's still here because we absolutely can't talk about GPUs and Stack Overflow without her! Nvidia has released an updated 3080, the RTX 3080 Ti. But it's $500 more than last year's card? What is HAPPENING?
Published 06/03/21
Christina is at Microsoft Build this week, but what's this?? HOOFBEATS ON THE HORIZON? BRIANNA WU IS RETURNED FROM FLORIDA and she's SO ready to talk about the remastered Mass Effect trilogy.
Published 05/27/21
Christina and Simone are mourning Christina's Dogecoin dreams. But wait, what's this?? Apple is doing one good thing and two weird ones!? Unprecedented behavior from our problematic fave. Find out what's up on Rocket!
Published 05/20/21
This week Simone and Christina are interrogating Apple vs. Epic! Would you download an unspeakable game… to your phone?? Would you?? We'll answer that and more as we examine Apple's puritanical behavior in the courtroom.
Published 05/13/21
In a lightning-fast episode we're talking about… yep, the big Basecamp blow-up, and we've got a lot to say. Then finally, Apple vs. Epic is finally before a judge, and lots of fun secrets are coming out!
Published 05/06/21