This is Only a Test

This is the official podcast of Tested.com. Tested brings you the week's technology and science news, with hosts Will Smith, Norman Chan, and Jeremy Williams. There's no jargon here, just solid explanations of the week's news--and plenty of wacky tangents. Make sure you stick around after the outro for fake outtakes!

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h50m. Bisher sind 625 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 45 days 22 hours 48 minutes

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Thanksgiving Break – This is Only a Test 626 – 11/25/21


The crew are break this week for the Thanksgiving holiday, but Norm gives an update of what to expect on the channel in the coming week and we rebroadcast a recent livestream q&a for those of you who may have missed it! Thanks to all our listeners and channel members for supporting the show and we'll see you next week!


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   48m
 
 

You're The Genius Bar – This is Only a Test 626 – 11/18/21


After returning from DesignerCon, Norm and the team get together to discuss the new Spider-Man: No Way Home trailer drop, our IMAX enhanced home-viewing experience, and Apple's shift in right to repair policy. Plus, Valve gives more details about Steamdeck hardware and Meta's Reality Labs previews some haptics research! (Apologies for some popping audio in the episode as we had a bad XLR cable in a microphone)


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   1h10m
 
 

VR Friendships – This is Only a Test 625 – 11/11/21


The full squad is back this week to talk about Tested's short film shoot and spacesuit build, an incredible AT-AT Lego set, IMAX formatted movies for the home, and Unity buying Weta Digital. Plus, extended impressions of the Lynx R1 mixed reality headset and the upcoming zombie game After The Fall!


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Talking LEGO – This is Only a Test 624 – 11/4/21


joined by special guest Brent Waller, a LEGO fan designer who's had several of his creations turned into official LEGO sets (including the Ghostbusters Ecto-1 and Seinfeld apartment). Brent joins us to talk about our halloween adventures, his journey submitting successful LEGO Ideas projects, creating Batmobiles for the LEGO Batman film, and the new LEGO Bricklink Designer Program. Plus, a glimpse at how he sorts his massive LEGO collection!


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   54m
 
 

That's So Meta – This is Only a Test 623 – 10/28/21


It's a big week for virtual reality as Jeremy and Norm discuss all the news to come out of Facebook Connect, including the brief glimpses of new hardware teased for next year. Plus, the Dune sequel gets greenlit, Pixar's Lightyear trailer, and thoughts on the VR headsets announced by Varjo and Pimax.


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 2021-10-29  1h14m
 
 

Pro, Max, Notch – This is Only a Test 622 – 10/21/21


We react to the trailers and footage shown at DC's recent Fandome event, including the new trailer for The Batman and our first look at Black Adam! The team also discusses Valve's plans to verify games for the SteamDeck, and Google's Pixel 6 strategy. Plus, our take on the performance and design of Apple's just-announced MacBook Pro lineup and new Airpod 3s.


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 2021-10-21  1h9m
 
 

Should've Sent a Poet – This is Only a Test 621 – 10/14/21


We're back from New York Comic Con to talk about the cosplay we saw there, the Ghostbusters: Afterlife panel, and testing the iPhone's cinematic mode on the show floor. Plus, Kishore's close encounter with the earthquake in Hawaii, Shatner's spaceflight, and a deluge of VR and AR news!


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 2021-10-15  59m
 
 

Windows 11 – This is Only a Test 620 – 10/7/21


We're finally all back together this week to discuss the launch of Windows 11, the recent social media outage, and William Shatner's upcoming trip to space! Plus, the problem with Seinfeld on Netflix and what's the deal with the movie being filmed on the International Space Station. Who's going to be at New York Comic Con this weekend?


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 2021-10-07  54m
 
 

Cinematic Mode – This is Only a Test 619 – 9/30/21


The duocast streak continues as Jeremy tags in this week to discuss real world use of iPhone's cinematic video mode, the nitpicking of iPad Mini's jelly roll screen effect, porting Medal of Honor to the Quest 2, and Amazon's slate of home robots. Plus, Norm demos a new type of LED strip he's been testing and rants about the movie Free Guy. Join us!


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 2021-10-01  1h0m
 
 

Visions – This is Only a Test 618 – 9/24/21


Norm and Kishore check in to talk about the success of the Inspiration 4 mission, the just-announced Mario movie, and what surprised us most about the Star Wars Visions series. Plus, Microsoft's revamped hardware lineup, new iPhone reviews, and the future of wireless charging.


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 2021-09-24  57m