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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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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.

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

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

    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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    Hosted by Jason Lederman.

    Theme music by Billy Cadden.


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    • 24 min
    Sonos Sues Google, Crazy CES Products, Sony's Surprise Sedan

    Sonos Sues Google, Crazy CES Products, Sony's Surprise Sedan

    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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    • 29 min
    BONUS GAME: The Best Tech of the Decade

    BONUS GAME: The Best Tech of the Decade

    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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    • 11 min
    2019's Top Tech Stories

    2019's Top Tech Stories

    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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    • 31 min
    PlayStation Sounds, Year's Best Tech, Google Shake-Ups

    PlayStation Sounds, Year's Best Tech, Google Shake-Ups

    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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    • 35 min
    BONUS GAME: Cyber Monday Reviews

    BONUS GAME: Cyber Monday Reviews

    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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    • 11 min

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