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 632 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 46 days 5 hours 46 minutes


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

Episode 10 – What's the Right Price for a Kin? – 5/6/2010

This week, the Tested crew talks about the KIN One and Two, HP's new Envy notebooks, some more iPhone OS 4 news, the new Netflix UI for Roku owners, Bumptop and Google, Google's New UI, and a little about Chrome 5. Check it out.


 2010-05-07  57m

Episode 9 – Rest in Peace Bill – 4/29/2010

Big happenings in the tech world this week. Norm and Will talk about HP buying Palm, the cancellation of Courier, Steve Jobs' memo on Flash, the HTC Incredible, Ubuntu 10.04, and Flash acceleration on Mac. All that, plus reader questions and a lot of talk about the MakerBot on this week's episode of This is Only a Test.


 2010-04-30  43m

Episode 8 – The Week of 1000 Leaks – 4/22/2010

All sorts of exciting stuff happened this week. Norm and Will talked about a whole lotta leaks. Apple's next-gen iPhone leaked to Gizmodo, Dell's next-gen tablets and cell phones leaked to Engadget, and Hulu's plans for a pay-service leaked to the LA Times. All that, plus listener questions on this week's This is Only a Test.


 2010-04-23  49m

Episode 7 – Saved by the Ustream – 4/15/2010

Sorry for the shitty audio quality this week, there was an accident with a time machine, three condoms, and our new podcasting mixer that resulted in stripping the audio from a FLV and editing that to make a podcast. This week, we talk about a ton of stuff that isn't the iPad, answer reader questions, and eat pie.


 2010-04-16  53m

Episode 6 – Oops, We Did It Again – 4/8/2010

This week, Norm and Will are joined by special guest, Gary Whitta--editor, screenwriter, and Apple enthusiast--to talk iPad, iPhone OS 4.0, and coffee on an almost exclusively Apple podcast. Despite some technical difficulties that were entirely Will's fault, the show must go on, and Norm's audio comes in about 10 minutes into the show. Sorry about that.


 2010-04-09  1h16m

Episode 5 – The iPad (Almost) – 4/1/2010

It's iPad launch week, so naturally we talk about all the awesome stuff we've been working on for Tested, including the real reason the Lord of the Ring Blu-ray discs look shitty, the best way to make a single cup of coffee, and yes, the iPad. The first wave of reviews are online, so it's the first new info we've gotten on the unicorn tablet since January 25. All this, on the official podcast of


 2010-04-02  55m

Episode 4 – Las Vegas Follies – 3/26/2010

It's CTIA week, so there's a lot of talk about cellphones, MIDs, and tablets. This week, Norm and Will talk about the Sprint/HTC 4G Android phone, the Joo Joo, Samsung's latest Android phone, Windows 7 Phone, Netflix on the Wii, America's Next Top Model, South Park, Adobe's upcoming CS5 suite, Nintendo's 3Ds, Microsoft's Project Natal, and the first leaked iPad apps.


 2010-03-26  46m

Episode 3 – Taking the Sniffles and Making Them Better

This week, Will and Norm talk about the latest Windows Phone 7 Series details, the Nexus One on Sprint and AT&T, pirates, LCD and LED technology, lossless audio compression, and a whole lot more. Oh, and the Xbox 360's rumored upcoming support for non-Microsoft USB keys.


 2010-03-19  35m

Episode 2 – The Over Caffeinated Edition – 3/11/10

This week, Norm and Will talk about the happenings at the Game Developer Conference, OnLive, Nvidia's Fermi, Intel's 6-core CPUs, Sony's motion controller, and Air Video. Also, check out the (very NSFW) in the forums--and linked below in the comments.


 2010-03-12  45m