This is Only a Test

This is the official podcast of 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!



      Episode 417 - Spirit of Iwata - 9/21/17

      Special guest Mike Mika of Other Ocean Entertainment joins the gang to talk about hacking software, video game easter eggs, and the mysterious incident of NES Golf found in the Nintendo Switch. Plus, we talk iPhone 8 and Apple Watch 3 reviews and contemplate digital assistant personalities.



      Episode 416 - No iPhone 9 - 9/14/17

      The team gets together to talk about the new director for Star Wars Episode IX, Apple's big iPhone announcements, and AI studying how a game of Super Mario. Plus, we reveal a build that's happening right outside our podcast studio.



      Episode 415 - The Mayor Returns - 9/7/17

      Heat waves, Dragon*Con, Burning Man, and PAX. What a weekend! The gang talks about how they spent our Labor Day holiday, Apple's upcoming product launch, shakeups in the Star Wars world, and speed-solving rubix cubes. Plus, supermassive black holes and what we've been testing!



      Episode 414 - Who's Barb? - 8/31/17

      The gang talks the Game of Thrones finale, hope for Half Life 3 Closure, Echo multi room audio, the science behind the flooding in Houston, and the VR quest for the Crimson Cauldron.



      Episode 413 - Tantric Science - 8/24/17

      The gang talks about how they watched the recent solar eclipse, Disney's rumored Netflix competitor, The Defenders miniseries, and VR Mario Kart. Plus, more Elon shower thoughts and the scientific answer to a horse-related oddity!



      Episode 412 - Strange Car UX - 8/17/17

      Will joins us this week as we hear about Jeremy's latest train adventure across the country, discuss OpenAI's Dota 2 win, and debate the usefulness of Tesla's Model 3 dashboard. Plus, what's the deal with MoviePass, and the VR minute!



      Episode 411 - LEGO Voltron Assemble - 8/10/17

      We record a little earlier this week to talk about Intel's new Core i9 processors, the first photo of Cable from Deadpool 2, that incredible Game of Thrones episode, and a phone accessory that will read Gameboy cartridges. Plus, self-driving car and science talk, and the VR minute!



      Episode 410 - Unlock Autopilot - 8/3/17

      Jeremy's back from Pinburgh to regale us of tales of his pinball achievements, and we discuss what we've learned about the Tesla Model 3, Bitcoin's fork, and a rare Atari 2700. Plus, the VR minute and a Moment of Science!



      Episode 409 - Farewell Flash - 7/27/17

      Norm's back from SDCC! He's joined by Kishore and special guest Annalee Newitz for a mega deep dive into their Comic-Con experiences, all the movies and TV trailers, behind the scenes of that crazy jetpack video, the end of Adobe Flash and MS Paint, and the science study that may end football.



      Episode 408 - Artificial AI - 7/20/17

      Kishore and Jeremy are joined by Tested founder Will Smith to discuss all the news from Disney's D23, the return of Google Glass & Atari Consoles, space drones, mosquito hacking, and of course the VR Minute and what we've been testing!