Techathlon

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Popular Science’s Techathlon tackles tech news through games, trivia, and (mostly) friendly competitions. Jason Lederman hosts a panel of experts—including PopSci superstars Stan Horaczek, Corinne Iozzio, and Rob Verger—in a weekly throwdown designed to help you better understand tech, the internet, and everything.

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Evil Quote Fact or Fiction, Baby Yoda's Price Tag, Auto-Fill in the Goodbye
1485

On this episode of Techathlon, Jason Lederman, Corinne Iozzio,  Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger bid farewell to the show by revisiting some of their favorite games, and catch up on the week’s headlines, including Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's comments on an 'edit tweets' feature, and Baby Yoda's price tag.

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Jan 20, 2020
Sonos Sues Google, Crazy CES Products, Sony's Surprise Sedan
1773

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Amy Schellenbaum, and Rob Verger must guess if truly bonkers tech products are on display at CES or the brainchild of Stan Horaczek, and catch up on the week’s headlines, including a wireless phone charger with a hole for a PopSocket.

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Jan 13, 2020
BONUS GAME: The Best Tech of the Decade
681

On this special year-end episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio,  Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger reflect on the last decade, and try to recall the most popular gadgets, apps, music artists, and more.

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Dec 30, 2019
2019's Top Tech Stories
1905

How well can you remember the most important tech stories of 2019? Jason Lederman, Corinne Iozzio,  Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger look back on the biggest headlines, including an eavesdropping bug on group FaceTime, acquisitions by Facebook and Google, and the launch of Disney+.

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Dec 16, 2019
PlayStation Sounds, Year's Best Tech, Google Shake-Ups
2133

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio,  Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger remember 25 years of sounds from PlayStation games, reflect on the best tech of this and past years, and catch up on the week’s headlines, including Australia's new A.I.-powered cameras for detecting drivers with cell phones.

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Dec 09, 2019
BONUS GAME: Cyber Monday Reviews
679

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Jason Lederman, and Rob Verger must name the hottest and deal-worthy Cyber Monday products based off of unusual reviews collected by Stan Horaczek.

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Dec 02, 2019
Black Friday Bargains, CEO vs. Customer Complaint, Disney+ Drama
1977

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger attempt to figure out the right price for this year's Black Friday deals, guess if tweets are T-Mobile CEO John Legere making fun of competitors or customers complaining about their carriers, and catch up on the week’s headlines, including Google's new push to replace SMS as the default texting protocol.

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Nov 25, 2019
Trick Google's Transcriber, Rough Redesigns, Movies on Glass
2050

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger try to stump the Google Pixel's transcription feature, attempt to name companies based on rebranding disasters, and catch up on the week’s headlines, including the new Tesla "CyberTruck" and Airbnb's ambitious plan to verify 100% of its listings and hosts.

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Nov 11, 2019
BONUS GAME: Horror Text Messages
675

At a recent live show for our sibling podcast, The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week, we played a game to see if audience members could guess which classic horror movie villains were texting them.. Play along and let us know how you did by tweeting @TechathlonShow!

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Hosted by Corinne Iozzio and Stan Horaczek.

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Nov 04, 2019
Wicked Tech Words, Bringing Back Dead Products, Zombie Skittle Suffering
1935

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger must guess evil-inspired tech terms based on their definitions, debate which obsolete tech product should rise from the dead, and catch up on the week’s headlines, including Google’s “quantum supremacy” and a professional music video shot on an iPhone 11 Pro.

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Oct 28, 2019
Pixel 4 Reviews, Fortnite Chapter 2, Disney+ or Disney-
1915

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger must separate real absurd movies coming to Disney+ from equally absurd lies, let their phones’ autocomplete function write reviews of Google’s new Pixel 4, and catch up on the week’s headlines, including a security flaw in the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Mark Zuckerberg’s lecture on free speech at Georgetown University.

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Oct 21, 2019
Joker or CEO?, Crummy Kiddie Products, Hulu Downloads
1971

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger clown around trying to tell tech CEOs from The Joker, reflect on questionable gadgets targeted at kids, and catch up on the week’s headlines, including California’s power outages and Uber Pets.

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Oct 14, 2019
Space Tech Spinoffs, Spotify’s Superior Songs, Many Microsoft Surfaces
2135

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger celebrate Spotify’s 11th birthday by testing their knowledge of the platform's most-popular tunes, explore the far-out world of NASA tech spinoffs, and catch up on the week’s headlines, including Microsoft’s Surface event and app maker Zynga’s password breach.

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Oct 07, 2019
A Lot of Amazon, Impossible Tech Promises, Austin, Tech-xas
2256

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Sandra Gutierrez rlook back at tech companies that were too good to be true, run the numbers on Amazon, and catch up on the week’s tech news, including a brand-new Mario Kart game for mobile devices.

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Sep 30, 2019
Missing iPhone Features, TV-Ruining Texts, Comcast Cord Cuts
2060

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger argue what feature the next iPhone can't do without, spoil classic plot lines with text messages, and catch up on the week’s headlines, including Facebook's new Portal video chat devices.

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Sep 23, 2019
iPhone 11, Lie Detectors, Streaming Showdown
2060

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Sandra Gutierrez Gutierrez risk their reputations against Hasbro’s new lie detector toy, speedily try to remember which streaming platforms host our favorite shows, and catch up on the week’s tech news, including Apple’s iPhone event and Google’s new site for substance abuse recovery.

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Sep 16, 2019
Android Alphabet, Racing Records, YouTube Troubles
2227

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger quickly test their knowledge of crazy speed records, have a sweet time remembering the names of old versions of Android, and catch up on the week’s headlines, including the NFL's multi-year deal with TikTok. 

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Sep 09, 2019
BONUS: Labor Day Decathlon 2019
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On this special bonus episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger face off about the week's tech news the week's tech news, including Google's new Chromebooks for professionals, the BBC's upcoming voice assistant, and a viral food nightmare.  Sign up for PopSci's 30 Day Digital Deep Clean! Get the latest tech news at PopSci.com. Pick up Techathlon merch on our Threadless store. Hosted by Jason Lederman. Theme music by Billy Cadden.
Sep 02, 2019
Phone-Scam Showdown, Keyboard Shortcut Quiz, (Not-So) Supreme Burner
1814

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger test their knowledge of the FCC's top phone scams, see how many keyboard shortcuts they can rattle off, and catch up on the week’s headlines, including the creation of the world’s "largest" computer chip.

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Aug 26, 2019
The 19th Episode Hack-tacular: Cyborgs, Smart Fridges, and Every Windows Computer
2249

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Sandra Gutierrez duke it out over the best human-body biohacks, debate the vulnerabilities of internet-connected gadgets, and catch up on the week’s headlines, including several stories from the Black Hat hacker convention in Las Vegas.

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Aug 19, 2019
Samsung's New Notes, Not-So-Smart Devices, Branding Blunders
1869

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger delve into just how absurd connected gadgets can get, parse some truly terrible tech product names, and catch up on the week’s  headlines, including the release of the Samsung Galaxy Note10 and Note10+.

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Aug 12, 2019
BONUS GAME: Name that Video Game
457

At a recent live show for our sibling podcast, The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week, we played a game to see if audience members could name a classic video game based on an original review of it. Play along and let us know how you did by tweeting @TechathlonShow!

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Hosted by Jason Lederman and Stan Horaczek.

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Aug 05, 2019
BONUS: Summer Decathlon
1267

On this special bonus episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger catch up on the last month’s worth of tech news, and catch you up on what they’ve been up to since the show went on summer break. Techathlon officially returns in two weeks, on August 12th.

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Jul 29, 2019
We’re Taking a Summer Break
62

Techathlon is about to go on a short break, but we'll be back in August with brand new episodes! (And don't worry, we'll drop a goodie or two into the feed before we come back.) In the meanwhile, check out all the latest tech news on PopSci.com!


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-Corinne Iozzio

-Stan Horaczek

-Rob Verger 


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Jun 24, 2019
Pop-Up Shazam, Decoding Codenames, and Lots of Video Games
2027

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger try to decode what popular products are being described by their original internal codenames, review iconic video games and reviews of them, and catch up on the week’s tech headlines, including multiple apps that brought new features to Android.

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Jun 17, 2019
I.M. Melodies, Pricey Pro Gear, R.I.P. iTunes?
1984

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger learn that professional grade gear can get a lot more expensive than Apple's new $5,000 reference monitor, try to remember the noises that instant messengers made, and catch up on the week’s tech headlines, including the dissolution of iTunes into three new desktop apps.

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Jun 10, 2019
Apple Forecast, Insane Acronyms, A New iPod?
2324

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger go over what to expect at Apple's annual developers conference later today, iPick up some iPod facts in honor of the new iPod touch, decipher some crazy tech acronyms, and catch up on the week’s tech headlines, including a virus-laden computer that sold at auction for more than $1 million USD.

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Jun 03, 2019
Hot Trivia and Hot Dogs
1130

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Rob Verger, and Jess Boddy have a Memorial Day "barbecue" and catch up on the week’s tech headlines, including the return of Google Glass, self-driving mail trucks, and the death of internet star Grumpy Cat.

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May 27, 2019
Tech Time Machine, Flight Facts, Zombie Patch Protection
2229

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger test just how well they remember tech from 1997, let their aviation knowledge take flight, and catch up on the week’s tech headlines, including a barrage of security breaches and malware designed to attack computers running older operating systems.

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May 20, 2019
Gobs of Google, Internet Irritants, Delivery Derby
2188

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger take on the Internet’s 100% wrong hot takes, answer questions about food delivery while waiting for lunch, and catch up on the week’s tech headlines, including Google’s 2019 developers conference.

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May 13, 2019
Oculus Quest Test, More Facebook Messenger, Livejournal Lives?
1955

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger surprise host Jason Lederman with Oculus’ new standalone VR headset, deliberate on decades of promising tech companies that failed, and catch up on the week’s tech headlines, including Facebook’s new Messenger desktop app.

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May 06, 2019
Nonsense Product Names, Mobile Phone Messes, Hold Your Hamburgers
1985

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger parse nonsensical marketing-speak product names, feel the shame of not following along with PopSci’s 30 Day Digital Deep Clean, literally hold their hamburgers, and catch up on the week’s tech headlines, including the WHO’s recommendation that infants under one year old have no screen time whatsoever.

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Apr 29, 2019
Supervillain or CEO, Video Streaming Stats, Pinterest Shame Spirals
1985

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger celebrate the release of Avengers: Endgame by guessing if quotes are from supervillains or real-life tech CEOs, mark the return of Game of Thrones in a streaming-video edition of “Don’t Stat Me,” and catch up on the week’s tech headlines, including Pinterest's initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Apr 22, 2019
Social Media’s Rules, Expensive Digital Hats, Broadband Across America
2156

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger butt into the incredibly arbitrary rules of social media sites, try to guess the cost—monetary and not—of high-priced digital objects, and catch up on the week’s tech headlines, including Microsoft's claims that America's broadband maps aren't accurate.

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Apr 15, 2019
RIP Google+, Gmail Turns 15, Non-Google News
1889

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger take a stroll through the Google Graveyard in honor of the demise of Google+, send a few messages about the way we use email, and catch up on the week’s tech headlines, including first major 5G network.

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Apr 08, 2019
Apple’s Plus Products, Crummy Passwords, Buying the Competition
1920

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger guess the worst passwords of 2018, test their knowledge of tech giants swallowing tiny companies whole, and catch up on the week’s tech headlines, including Apple’s big news-and-TV event and the launch of Magic Leap One.


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Apr 01, 2019
Google Gaming, Electric Car Stats, Postmates Party
2142

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger learn all about electric cars, try to guess the most popular video games on various consoles, and catch up on the week's tech news, including a MySpace server migration error and a rideshare-equivalent for food delivery.

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Mar 25, 2019
The Web Turns 30, Tech Breakups, Streaming Screaming
2158

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger celebrate the 30th birthday of the World Wide Web, debate what the best streaming service is, and remember their first favorite websites. Plus, we introduce a new game to catch you up on the week's tech news: The Techathlon Decathlon.


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Mar 18, 2019
Free the Internet, Bone Conduction Questions, Streaming Music Stats
2146

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger discuss new legislation to "free the internet," answer trivia questions asked through bone conduction headphones, and bring back fan-favorite "Don't Stat Me."


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Mar 11, 2019
Delivery Robots, Phones Reviewing Phones, Fan-Funded Flops
1988

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger talk the future of delivery robots, use the autocomplete feature on their own devices to review upcoming smartphones, and work together to figure out if a list of Kickstarted movies are real.


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Mar 04, 2019
Folding Phones, Apple’s Blunders, and a $100K Video Game
2321

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger talk folding phones, compete to write the best sonnet, roast crazy cryptocurrencies exist, and grill sausages.

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Feb 25, 2019
BONUS GAME: Net neutrality? More like NOT neutrality!
624

At a recent live show for our sibling podcast, The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week, we played a multiple choice trivia game with a live audience! Play along and let us know how you did by tweeting @TechathlonShow!


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Feb 18, 2019
Editing Tweets, the New Emoji, and Console Wars
2215

On this episode of Techathlon, Corinne Iozzio, Stan Horaczek, and Rob Verger talk this week's tech news, duke it out over the best modern video game console, figure out how to edit tweets, and play some trivia.


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Feb 11, 2019
Let's Play Popular Science's Techathlon
47

Popular Science’s Techathlon tackles tech news through games, trivia, and (mostly) friendly competitions. Jason Lederman hosts a panel of experts—including PopSci superstars Stan Horaczek, Corinne Iozzio, and Rob Verger—in a weekly throwdown designed to help you better understand tech, the internet, and everything. 

Jan 30, 2019