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 1h54m. Bisher sind 500 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Episode 504 - Streaming Issues - 6/13/19


We're back from E3 and discuss the announcements from the major console companies, VR news, and recap some of the demos we played. Plus, thoughts on DJI's new robot, the making of Chernobyl, and the future of maker faires.


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Episode 503 - Monitor Stand Sold Separately - 6/6/19


We talk Mac Pros and reference monitors this week as we recap the news from WWDC (dub dub), joined by video game historian Steve Lin. Plus, pinball talk, gear we saw at Augmented World Expo, a Magic the Gathering televition show and much more to be discussed! Thanks so much to Steve Lin for joining us this week. Find out more about the Video Game History Foundation at https://gamehistory.org/


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Episode 502 - Make a Playdate - 5/30/19


Build Cool Stuff's Zach Radding joins us this week to talk about the Panic Playdate handheld, emotion-detecting smart assistants, ray-traced Quake, MacBook keyboards, and share our excitement for the Picard teaser. Plus, the VR minute as we prepare for Augmented World Expo.


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Episode 501 - How It All Began - 5/23/19


For our 501st episode, we're joined by special guests Will and Gary, who started this podcast with us back in 2010. The five of us recount our favorite memories from the past nine years and reflect on the beginnings of Tested and what the worlds of technology, pop culture, and virtual reality looked like back then. Here's to the next 500!


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Episode 500 - What We Left Behind - 5/16/19


It's our 500th episode! Special celebrations will have to wait due to scheduling conflicts, but the gang gathers to talk about Deep Space Nine, the making of Game of Thrones, Android Q, and Lenovo's folding computer. Plus, a moment of science and the VR minute!


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 2019-05-16  2h15m
 
 

Epiosde 499 - The Long Wait for 2027 - 5/9/19


We've got a duocast this week as Kishore is out from food poisoning. Jeremy and Norm talk about Disney's release schedule for Star Wars, Marvel, and Avatar films, tech news out of Google IO and Microsoft Build, and more testing on the Oculus Rift S. Plus, quite possibly the best listener-submitted outro.


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 2019-05-09  1h35m
 
 

Episode 498 - Quest, Index, Endgame - 5/2/19


What a week for news! Norm's voice is completely shot but we're still podcasting in this special episode recapping our Oculus Quest review, the announcement of Valve's Index headset, and our thoughts on Avengers: Endgame. Spoilers saved for the very end of the show!


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 2019-05-02  2h1m
 
 

Episode 497 - The State of Electric Cars - 4/25/19


We're joined this week by Robbie Baldwin, who covers cars and electric vehicles for Engadget, to talk about Tesla's busy week, the state of electric and self-driving cars, and what EV he'd recommend. Plus, we brace ourselves for Endgame and gush about Labo VR!


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 2019-04-26  1h42m
 
 

Episode 496 - The Next Console Generation - 4/18/19


Continuing from our podcasting on Still Untitled, this week, Will joins Norm and Jeremy to talk about hardware for the next PlayStation, streaming digital games, and the lineup for Disney+. Plus, how the Model 3's new autopilot feature fared in a road trip down to Los Angeles.


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 2019-04-18  1h42m
 
 

Episode 495 - Black Holes and Revelations - 4/11/19


Big science news this week as we talk about the imaging of black holes and whether cats recognize their names. Plus, Amazon’s AirPod rival, impending Labo VR, and a new pinball machine tease. Shazam! spoiler discussion is saved for the end, and we butt heads on our thoughts on the movie!


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 2019-04-11  1h44m