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Tested: Lenovo Daydream VR180 Camera Review

We review the Lenovo Daydream VR180, a camera made for filming 180-degree stereoscopic photos and videos for viewing on virtual reality headsets. We go over the user experience, image quality, and lessons learned from filming 180-degree 3D video. Disclaimer: this camera was provided to us by Lenovo for review. Shot and edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Ariel Waldman http://www.twitter.com/arielwaldman Kayte Sabicer https://twitter.com/kaytesabicer Bill Doran https://twitter.com/chinbeard Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Kristen Lomasney Set design by Danica Johnson http://www.twitter.com/saysdanica Thanks for watching!

Paint Masking Using a Laser Cutter!

Tested contributor Bill Doran (aka Punished Props) is in our shop this week and experiments using our Universal Laser Systems laser cutter to make a quick paint mask for a helmet. This can be done with standard painter’s tape or a large sheet of masking tape, and we learn some lessons about masking complex curves. Watch some of projects with Bill here: http://www.tested.com/premium/828337-model-behavior-patina-and-polish/ Find more of Bill’s videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/punishedprops Shot by Gunther Kirsch Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Ariel Waldman http://www.twitter.com/arielwaldman Kayte Sabicer https://twitter.com/kaytesabicer Bill Doran https://twitter.com/chinbeard Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Kristen Lomasney Set design by Danica Johnson http://www.twitter.com/saysdanica Thanks for watching!

Mother and Savage – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 5/15/18

For a special Mother’s Day episode of Still Untitled, we welcome back to the podcast Adam’s mom! The three of us chat about Adam’s family, his upbringing, and hear some of Adam’s origin stories–including some of his first maker projects. To subscribe to Still Untitled, check out our RSS feed: http://www.tested.com/podcast-xml/still-untitled-the-adam-savage-project/ or iTunes page: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/still-untitled-adam-savage/id586730504 Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Still Untitled is Adam Savage, Will Smith, and Norman Chan Intro bumper by Abe Dieckman Thanks for watching!

Adam Savage’s New Warcraft Armor!

Adam is obsessed with movie armor, and he finally has a full set of armor made by the incredible craftspeople of Weta Workshop. This Alliance Knight armor was made for the movie Warcraft, and is part of many pieces of armor and beautiful props going on auction. Adam is awestruck by the detail here! Check out the props and costumes from the Warcraft auction here: https://us.propstoreauction.com/view-auctions/info/id/129/ Shot and edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Ariel Waldman http://www.twitter.com/arielwaldman Kayte Sabicer https://twitter.com/kaytesabicer Bill Doran https://twitter.com/chinbeard Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Kristen Lomasney Set design by Danica Johnson http://www.twitter.com/saysdanica Thanks for watching!

Robo Calls – This is Only a Test – 5/10/18

With Google IO, Microsoft Build, and Facebook F8 all happening within a week of each other, there’s lot to talk about on this week’s show. We discuss the implications of Google’s new AI efforts, Oculus’ new prototype VR headset, and Nintendo online service plans. Plus, more details about our trip to see the NASA InSight mission rocket launch! Shownotes are back! http://bit.ly/TiOaTShownotes Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Thanks for watching!

Tested at the NASA InSight Rocket Launch to Mars!

We go to our very first NASA rocket launch! This past weekend, the InSight mission sent a robot lander to Mars, launching from the central coast of California. Norm and Ariel trek to Vandenberg Air Force base to get up close to the rocket and experience this historic west-coast interplanetary launch! Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Ariel Waldman http://www.twitter.com/arielwaldman Kayte Sabicer https://twitter.com/kaytesabicer Bill Doran https://twitter.com/chinbeard Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Kristen Lomasney Set design by Danica Johnson http://www.twitter.com/saysdanica Thanks for watching!

Giant Pacific Octopuses – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 5/8/18

This week, we hear about Norm’s trip to see the NASA InSight rocket launch a build project related to Giant Pacific Octopuses that Adam completed two years ago that we’re finally ready to share on Tested. Plus, a few streaming video recommendations! Adam’s Savage Industries T-Shirt here until May 11: https://cottonbureau.com/products/savage-industries To subscribe to Still Untitled, check out our RSS feed: http://www.tested.com/podcast-xml/still-untitled-the-adam-savage-project/ or iTunes page: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/still-untitled-adam-savage/id586730504 Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Still Untitled is Adam Savage, Will Smith, and Norman Chan Intro bumper by Abe Dieckman Thanks for watching!

How Could Alien Communicatin Work? Offworld episode 6: Arrival

This week on Offworld, we look at the science fiction film Arrival and its depiction of communication with alien life! Ariel is joined by cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Teon Brooks and Dr. Douglas Vakoch, President of METI (Messaging Extraterrestial Intelligence) to discuss how we might try to decipher verbal and visual language or alien origin. Watch Ariel’s other videos here: https://www.youtube.com/arielwaldman Shot by Gunther Kirsch Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Ariel Waldman http://www.twitter.com/arielwaldman Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Intro bumper by Abe Dieckman Set design by Danica Johnson http://www.twitter.com/saysdanica Thanks for watching!

Lenovo Mirage Solo VR Headset Review!

We test and review the Lenovo Mirage Solo standalone virtual reality headset! What makes this headset unique is its Worldsense inside-out tracking system, which gives you six degrees of free movement while using it. We show how that works, its limitations, and see what 6DOF adds to Google’s Daydream VR platform. Plus, we review Beat Saber! Disclaimer: Lenovo provided us with this test unit for review. Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Ariel Waldman http://www.twitter.com/arielwaldman Kayte Sabicer https://twitter.com/kaytesabicer Bill Doran https://twitter.com/chinbeard Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Set design by Danica Johnson http://www.twitter.com/saysdanica Thanks for watching!

Post Infinity War Era – This is Only a Test – 5/3/18

We save the Infinity War discussion and spoiler-talk for the end of the podcast, and kick things off with discussion of the just-released Oculus Go headset. There’s also Star Trek news, details from F8, and excitement for the next Star Wars animated series. Plus, we’re hopefully going to see a rocket launch! Shownotes are back! http://bit.ly/TiOaTShownotes Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Thanks for watching!

Oculus Go VR Headset Review!

We test and review the new Oculus Go standalone virtual reality headset! Jeremy and Norm go over how this $200 headset compares with current desktop and mobile VR setups, what you can and can’t do on it today, and whether VR enthusiasts should care about it. Disclaimer: Oculus provided us with this test unit for review. Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Ariel Waldman http://www.twitter.com/arielwaldman Kayte Sabicer https://twitter.com/kaytesabicer Bill Doran https://twitter.com/chinbeard Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Set design by Danica Johnson http://www.twitter.com/saysdanica Thanks for watching!

Avengers: Infinity War SPOILERCAST – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 5/1/18

After a few weeks out of the studio, we’re back in the cave to catch up on a lot of topics! We hear about Adam’s return to television with Mythbusters Jr., and dive into a lengthy discussion of Avengers: Infinity War. Plus, we talk about Simone’s recent announcement. To subscribe to Still Untitled, check out our RSS feed: http://www.tested.com/podcast-xml/still-untitled-the-adam-savage-project/ or iTunes page: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/still-untitled-adam-savage/id586730504 Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Still Untitled is Adam Savage, Will Smith, and Norman Chan Intro bumper by Abe Dieckman Thanks for watching!

Adam Savage needs your help for his next build!

This June, Adam’s going to the first ever Nation of Makers conference in Sante Fe! And while he’s there, he’ll be working on a unique build: a 6-foot tall statue of Rosie the Riveter, comprised of over 2,500 3D-printed parts. We need your help printing those parts! Find out how to contribute to this build at http://www.wethebuilders.com Learn more about Nation of Makers Convention here: https://www.nomcon.org/

Nintendo Labo Variety and Robot Kit Review!

We assemble and review the new Nintendo Labo Variety Kit and Robot Kit! With the help of Tested-alum Will Smith, we put the kits together in under 4 hours to show you how each game works and what we think of each Toy-Con accessory. Building with cardboard is a lot of fun, and Labo utilizes computer vision and Switch sensors in some very clever ways. Shot by Gunther Kirsch edited by Norman Chan Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Tested is: Adam Savage http://www.twitter.com/donttrythis Norman Chan http://www.twitter.com/nchan Simone Giertz http://www.twitter.com/simonegiertz Joey Fameli http://www.twitter.com/joeyfameli Kishore Hari http://www.twitter.com/sciencequiche Sean Charlesworth http://www.twitter.com/cworthdynamics Jeremy Williams http://www.twitter.com/jerware Ariel Waldman http://www.twitter.com/arielwaldman Gunther Kirsch Ryan Kiser Set design by Danica Johnson http://www.twitter.com/saysdanica Thanks for watching!

Thanos Beckons – This is Only a Test – 4/26/18

On the day before Infinity War’s release, the gang gathers to recount the past 10 years of Marvel cinematic universe movies, learn the origin of Kishore’s love of Thanos, and hear about some highlights from the Replica Prop Forum showcase. Plus, the VR Minute and thoughts on Nintendo Labo. (Apologies for the bad audio for the 30 minutes of the podcast–our audio recorder stopped recording so we only had camera microphone audio.) Shownotes are back! http://bit.ly/TiOaTShownotes Subscribe for more videos! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testedcom Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/testedcom Get updates on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/testedcom Thanks for watching!