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!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h49m. Bisher sind 631 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 46 days 4 hours 54 minutes


Episode 20 – This is a Zed-Free Zone – 7/22/2010

Norm's on the road at Comic-Con, "working hard" and taking lots of pictures of scantily clad cosplayers down at Comic-Con, while Will is holding down the home office. In his stead,'s Matt Braga is signing in, and he and Will talk about Alien Swarm, the Tested TF2 server, the current crop of Android phones, the problem wtih the iPhone 4, and then take a whole lot of reader questions.


 2010-07-23  57m

Episode 19 – Can We Stop Talking About the iPhone 4's Antenna?

On this week's show, Will sits down with Gary Whitta (who's subbing in while Norm has a cold) and talks about 1 vs. 100, the Team Fortress Engineer update, and the never-ending controversy around the iPhone 4's antenna death grip.


 2010-07-16  51m

Episode 18 – We've Got New Digs Baby! – 7/8/2010

We've moved! We've sunny Sausalito for the fog-shrouded shores of San Francisco. Yes, our new offices are in a basement, but it's a really, really awesome basement, with a bar. We talked about the new office, all the stuff we've gotten into in the last two weeks, and all the tech news that's happened since then--Froyo is out and in people's hands, Firefox 4 went beta, YouTube launched a living room-friendly feature, and the Kin met an untimely end...


 2010-07-09  41m

Episode 17 – iPhone 4 is Here! – 6/23/2010

The iPhone 4 has arrived, so Norm, Will, and special guest Gary Whitta sit down to talk about the latest version of Apple's wunderphone, plus all the latest news, including details about the imminent release of Froyo, the svelte new Xbox 360 S, and Motorola's super-sized Droid X.


 2010-06-24  1h0m

Episode 16 – Tested Takes on the Electronic Three – 6/17/2010

The Tested crew took a magical day trip to LA to see what hardware E3 had to offer. Here's all the info you wanted to know about the Nintendo 3DS, Microsoft's new Xbox 360 design and Kinect, the new Rock Band 3 hardware plus talk about Sony's E3 offerings and the imminent OnLive launch.


 2010-06-18  52m

Episode 15 – This Week in iNews

It's WWDC week, so that means it's finally time for the official reveal of the iPhone 4 and iOS 4. Will, Norm, and a special guest talk about all the latest Apple news, plus a whole lot more, including the latest on Windows Home Server, the HTC Droid Incredible, and of course, churros. All that, plus the latest on the WDTV Live, RIAA vs. Limewire, and Bing's Treasure Maps, on this week's episode of This is Only a Test.


 2010-06-11  59m

Episode 14 – A Day Late and a Dollar Short – 6/3/2010

Computex! D8! Ballmer! Jobs! Zuckerberg! Tablets! Lots and lots of tablets! It's time for another riveting episode of the This is Only a Test, where we discuss all the days news, enjoy a tasty beverage or two, and still get done in time to take out the trash--proverbially speaking, of course.


 2010-06-04  44m

Episode 13 – Maker Faire is Full of Wonder – 5/27/2010

Will and Norm recount their adventures at Maker Faire 2010, talk about the amazing Gothic Rocketship and the Mondo Spider, as well as the new info on Android Froyo, Google TV, J Allard and Robbie Bach leaving Microsoft, and a whole lot more, on this weeks episode of This is Only a Test.


 2010-05-27  49m

Episode 12 – Lobot Strikes Back – 5/20/2010

Big news today on the Google front. Will and Norm talk about the new WebM video codec, Froyo dreams, Google Chrome's new app store, more new iPhone OS 4 news, the latest iPod Touch rumor, the Twitter client formerly known as Tweetie, and tech to help you exercise better. All that, plus reader questions in this week's episode of This is Only a Test.


 2010-05-21  46m

Episode 11 – The Eleventh Episode Spectacular – 5/13/2010

On a very special celebration of their 11th episode, Will and Norm talk about a bunch of stuff, including the Sony Dash and the history of alarm clocks, rumor's of Google's tablet, pricing for the Evo 4g, the second iPhone that Apple lost track of, and the upcoming Firefox 4.0. All that, plus lunch options and a brief interlude on Friendster's problems, on this week's episode of This is Only a Test.


 2010-05-14  54m