Episode 277 - Listener's Choice - 11/6/201420 Comments
This week, Will, Norm, and Jeremy discuss topics selected by the audience, including Microsoft's fitness band, the 5K iMac, DoubleFine and iam8bit's Day of the Devs, the Internet Arcade, and a whole lot more! Enjoy!
Episode 276 - Baller Time for Charity - 10/30/2014 51 Comments
Gary Whitta joins Will and Norm for his twice annual visit to the show. We discuss last weekend's Tested stage show, the third wave of Marvel movies, the Antares rocket explosion, 5k iMac reviews, and the re-release of X-Wing and TIE Fighter. All that, plus what we're testing and more. Enjoy!
This Is Only a Programming Note8 Comments
There's no new episode of This Is Only a Test this week, but we're excited to announce that there are three podcasts to enjoy on Tested instead. Subscribe to CreatureGeek, A Bunch of Dads, and Mr. & Mrs. Smith.
Episode 274 - Windows X - 10/2/201434 Comments
Norm's off on location, so Will and Jeremy discuss the next version of Windows, Netflix's next batch of exclusive content, Paypal finally spinning off from Ebay, and Tesla unveiling the D. Enjoy!
Episode 272 - Norm's vs. Soylent - 9/18/201421 Comments
This week, Will and Norm are joined by Veronica Belmont to discuss fine dining in Portland, the merits of drinking vinegar, the board and video games of XOXO, the sale of Minecraft to Microsoft, rumored (now confirmed) new Kindles, and the current status of Norm's large bowel. Enjoy!
Episode 270 - PAX Prime Report - 9/04/201421 Comments
This week, Will, Norm, and Jeremy discuss the latest news from IFA, the latest on Oculus and Samsung's VR goggles, and PAX Prime highlights, including IDARB, Lovers In a Dangerous Spacetime, and Keep Talking and No One Explodes. Enjoy!
Episode 269 - I Felt the Earth Move - 8/28/201435 Comments
As they prepare to leave for PAX Prime in Seattle, Will and Norm discuss the Napa earthquake, Amazon buying Twitch, living inside a hologram, and the biggest Kickstarter ever. All that, plus our PAX plans, what we're testing, and your questions answered. Enjoy!
Episode 265 - Jibo! Make Me a Sandwich - 7/17/201424 Comments
This week, Will, Norm, and Jeremy discuss big changes (and layoffs) at Microsoft, the hidden meaning of Satya Nadella's big memo, Aereo's attempts to become a cable company, cancelling Comcast, and the way we'd really use a domestic robot. Enjoy!
Episode 263 - That's No Moon - 6/26/201429 Comments
This week, Will and Norm are joined by Dave Snider to discuss the news from Google's IO event (yeah, that was an astronomy joke), the end of Netflix's public API, China's solution to a delicate problem, and drone news! Enjoy!
Episode 261 - What Does a Panda Feel Like? - 6/12/2014 16 Comments
This week, Will and Norm are joined by Veronica Belmont to discuss E3, the first Oculus-published VR game, Sony's new Morpheus demos, Control VR's finger tracking that actually works, safe panda handling, the world's first smart cup, and why the Turing test is bullshit. Enjoy!