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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!
 
Welcome to Offworld, a new show from the Tested network that explores the fun places where space and pop culture intersect! In each episode, host Ariel Waldman is joined by guests from the space and science community to examine a science fiction story and discuss how it holds up under some scientific scrutiny.
 
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Channing and Dan dive in on the hot topics for the end of the season, including whether Chauncey Billups is the best person to replace Terry Stotts as head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers, who should be in Dame's supporting cast on the court and what's ahead for Rip City. 2:48 - Dan and Channing discuss how much responsibility rests on coaches …
 
Lots to go over this week as we break down Apple's announcements from WWDC, dissect the Battlefield 2042 debut trailer, get excited over new information on the PlayDate portable game system, and show off some holograms on a Looking Glass Portrait volumetric lightfield display. Plus, the early reports from Avengers Campus and Norm's new lightsaber!…
 
Dan and Channing break down the Denver series and look at the bigger picture for the Blazers to answer the question, what will the Blazers look like next season? Also Eddie Johnson, one of the greatest shooters in NBA history, joins to discuss the next generation of NBA Stars. 1:00 Damian Lillards change in tone after Denver series lost 6:30 Jusuf …
 
We're joined by Tested contributor Bill Doran of Punished Props Academy to talk about his latest foam fabrication projects, how he's thinking about convention travel plans for the rest of the year, and the benefits of FDM 3D printers versus resin printers. Plus, Kishore gives an update on NASA's James Webb telescope and we all geek out over reality…
 
NBA Champion and Nuggets analyst Scott Hastings joins Channing and Dan to talk about the impact bench players have on the series and the 'games within the game' to pay attention to. Plus Dan and Channing make their series predictions and discuss LaMarcus Aldridge's hopes for a future jersey retirement. 2:29 - Bench players as difference-makers in e…
 
We don't hold our breath for news about JJ Abram's Portal movie, but get excited for casting for Netflix's Sandman in this week's episode. We also discuss the rumor that Valve is making a handheld gaming PC to run Steam, the first Eternals trailer, and Tesla's decision to go all in on computer vision.…
 
Duocast this week as Kishore and Norm recap the news from Google I/O, dissect the Project Starline telepresence booth, get hyped for a new Batman animated show, and sing the praises of the VR game Demeo. Plus, more impressions of the Framework modular laptop and what an electric F-150 pickup means for the EV market.…
 
Denver Nuggets reporter/host Katy Winge joins Channing and Dan to discuss Jusuf Nurkic, Nikola Jokic and other possible x-factors in the Blazers vs Nuggets first round playoff series. 1:17 - What make Jokic stand out 4:16 - Nurkic vs Jokic 12:59 - Will a leader emerge for Denver? 20:14 - How the Blazers can stop Jokic 29:20 - Series x-factors…
 
Channing and Dan break down Nurk's impact on the Blazers' latest stretch and which team would be the best match for Portland in the playoffs. Plus Channing's business partner Jacob Gray joins Talkin' Blazers to discuss the popularity of wine in the NBA, Chosen Family and the One Barrel Challenge which benefits the Maurice Lucas Foundation. 1:40 Jus…
 
On the cusp of our 600th episode, we convene over the Zooms to discuss the announcements out of HTC's VIVECon, react to the rumored specs of PS5's VR hardware, and debate the merits of putting haptic feedback in a VR headset. We recap our recent experiences in Demeo and the new Population One Season 2 update, plus Jeremy lays out the details on Ste…
 
Allie Clifton returns to the show to discuss potential Western Conference playoff matchups and whether Kevin Love could find himself in a Portland uniform. Plus Dan and Channing discuss Melo's moves up the NBA record lists, the culture in Portland and the Blazers welcoming fans back to Moda. 4:30 - Melo's Blazers legacy and the culture in Portland …
 
As we get close to our 600th episode, we mix things up with a new format for the show, narrowing our topics of discussion to the top four stories we found most interesting this week. Kicking things off is Disney's unveil of a "working" lightsaber prop for its theme parks, our review of The Mitchells vs the Machines, Marvel's Phase 4 announcements, …
 
Richard Jefferson joins Channing and Dan to talk Blazers-Nets and NBA super teams, plus Dan and Channing discuss how the Portland Trail Blazer are willing to invest in developing young talent. 3:48 - What makes Brooklyn different 10:40 - How long does it take for fans to consider a team a "super team"? 21:35 - Why the Blazers are willing to develop…
 
It's taken us a year, but we're finally back on the podcast set (at least virtually) this week to talk about Imagineering's Project Kiwi robot prototype, the filmic look of the Academy Awards, and our impressions of Oculus's Air Link feature for the Quest 2 headset. Plus, our final thoughts on The Falcon and the Winter Solider as we brace for the L…
 
Grizzlies analyst Brevin Knight joins Channing and Dan to give insight into the upcoming matchups between Memphis and Portland, and the former NBA point guard shares his "I have arrived" moment. Plus Dan and Channing discuss what the Blazers need to adjust before the 2021 NBA Playoffs. 1:37 - Takeaways from recent close games 11:05 - Key factors fo…
 
In this week's duocast, Kishore and Norm go over the announcements from Apple's packed Spring Loaded event, debate the usefulness of tile-trackers, and get hyped for Ted Lasson season 2. Plus, a spoiler-discussion of the fifth episode of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, the Shang-Chi teaser trailer, and a quick VR minute!…
 
Channing and Dan discuss whether the NBA has made a mistake with the play-in tournament, what the Blazers need to do to be ready for the playoffs, where LaMarcus Aldridge falls on the list of all-time great Blazers, and Channing talks about the One Barrel Challenge. 00:54 - What Dan thinks the NBA has screwed up 4:26 - Blazers path to the playoffs …
 
Will guests this week as we discuss the major new features of the Oculus Quest 2's impending V28 software release and review the latest episode of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. Plus, what we hope to see out of Apple and HTC's upcoming virtual events, and our hopes for Disney's mysterious lightsaber design! Thanks to Will for guesting this week…
 
Channing and Dan discuss how to get in on the NBA Top Shot trend and are joined by ESPN700's Spence Checketts to discuss the depth of the Western Conference. Plus, Channing and Spence share their favorite memories from Madison Square Garden. 6:13 - Nassir Little's defensive impact on the Blazers 8:45 - Dan and Channing's perspectives on NBA Top Sho…
 
A special short episode this week as Norm checks in from his paternity leave to catch up with the gang about the latest episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, that bonkers Loki trailer, and our cautious optimism for the next season of Star Trek: Picard. Plus, an interview with the team behind Plutosphere, who want to make cloud-based VR a re…
 
We're joined by special guest Devindra Hardawar (from Engadget and the Slashfilmcast) this week to talk about the return of Comic-Con in San Diego this Thanksgiving, the implications of the latest Falcon and The Winter Soldier episode, and what new tech we're excited for this year. Plus, a retrospective discussion of VR on the fifth anniversary of …
 
Brian Scalabrine, Celtics Analyst, joins Channing Frye and Dan Sheldon to discuss the madness of the NCAA Tournament and the race for NBA MVP. Also, Dan and Channing break down Norman Powell's first games and explore how the Blazers could defensively improve to make a run in the playoffs. 1:30 Takeaways from Norman Powell's first games 4:30 Blazers…
 
Oregon great Luke Ridnour joins Channing and Dan to reminisce about sharing the court with Channing in Orlando, winning a conference title as a Duck, and watching the Oregon in the 2021 NCAA Tournaments. Plus Dan and Channing break down the biggest moves before the NBA trade deadline and look at the buyout market. 2:00 - How long until Nurk is at f…
 
This week, we review the first episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (spoilers within!), finally finish the Snyder Cut of Justice League, and discuss Intels' big foundry announcement. Plus, new LEGO sets we're excited for, OnePlus's new phones, and the Ingenuity robot copter's impending takeoff on Mars!…
 
Channing Frye and Dan Sheldon are joined by Dallas Mavericks Radio Play-by-Play, Chuck Cooperstein, to look ahead to the Dallas Mavericks series and break down the race for MVP and the All- Star battle. Also, the trade deadline has snuck its way up once again, will the Blazers make a move? Is LaMarcus Aldridge coming back to Portland? 1:40 Reaction…
 
This week, we're joined by Will to talk about the release and reception to the Justice League Synder Cut, the controversial changes to Cricut cutter's design upload policy, and the surprise reveal of the PlayStation 5 VR controller. Plus, Intel takes a jab at Macs with a familiar face, and we get a download about the popular game Eco.…
 
Channing Frye and Dan Sheldon rank the top 4 most important things that could happen in the second half of the Blazers season. Also, Dan and Channing look back at the All-Star game, discuss who was the biggest impact in the first half of the season, and Damian Lillard's legacy in the NBA. 1:00 Number 4: Nassir Little pushes ahead of Anfernee Simon …
 
This week, Kishore explains the state of COVID vaccinations in the US and what the next couple months could look like, Norm and Jeremy review Disney's Raya and the Last Dragon, and we all wonder why Apple's mini iPhone may not be selling as well as expected. Plus, what we would want from an Amazon robot, and our hopes for physical controllers in VR…
 
This week, we try to wrap our heads around the emerging NFT marketplace, how the technology works, where the demand is coming from, and what it means for the future of digital art sales. We also break down the new Nintendo Switch rumors and marvel at the footage of the SpaceX Starship SN10 landing. Plus, stick around after the credits for a full Wa…
 
Channing Frye and Dan Sheldon dive into the upcoming All-Star weekend and discuss Damian Lillard's mental toughness. Also, Jennifer Azzi joins to discuss college basketball, and the new look of the Golden State Warriors without Klay Thompson. 1:00 The All-Star break has finally arrived 2:30 Have we seen all of the dunks? 5:30 Damian Lillard's menta…
 
Channing Frye and Dan Sheldon dive into the recent wall that the Blazers have ran into after a 6 game winning streak, and discuss if the Blazers need to go out and find more personnel to bounce back. Also, Channing examines what Black History month has meant to him and the lessons that he hopes to pass down to his kids. 1:00 What is the difference …
 
This week, we gush over the first images and audio to come from NASA's Perserverance rover after its successful landing on Mars! Jeremy is also beaming with pride over his first video game development credit in Blizzard's new Arcade Collection. With the highs also come the lows as we say goodbye to Cinefex, Daft Punk, and the computer store Fry's e…
 
For Black History Month, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard spoke candidly on learning about race as a child, the importance of celebrating Black history, participating in the Portland marches, and how he plans to discuss race with his children as they grow up. 1:02 - Childhood lessons about race 6:15 - Why it's important to be willing to …
 
We get excited for the Perserverance rover Mars landing happening later today in this week's episode. Jeremy finally watches In and Of Itself, we get hyped for The Last of Us casting, and try to deciper the new Chevy Bolt announcements. Plus, Kishore gets a Pelaton and we wrack our brains around reverse engineering the source code to GTA III.…
 
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