The Test Drivers

The Test Drivers
New or old, loved or hated — The Test Drivers put tech through its paces; no matter if it’s the absolute cutting edge or collecting dust in the bargain bin. From smartphones to laptops, software to gaming consoles — anything could be a daily driver. Hosted by Myke Hurley and Austin Evans.

19: Goodbye Z Flip..?
Oct 20 • 93 min
Techtober won’t stop! iPhone 12, Pixel 5, OnePlus 8T. One of them is threatening the Z Flip Gang… but which?
18: Is the Pixel REALLY a Flagship?
Oct 6 • 70 min
Techtober is truly upon us. New phones from Samsung, Google, OnePlus and more!
17: Next Gen is Here
Sep 24 • 73 min
Xbox Series S, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5 – we have the details, who’s going to win the war?
16: Microsoft’s Fliptastic Adventure
Sep 10 • 70 min
Austin has spent a ton of time with the Surface Duo – how does it stack up against the competition. Also, what are NVIDIA cooking up?!
15: The Folding Future
Aug 25 • 83 min
Surprise! Microsoft are releasing the Surface Duo! How will it stack up against the Z Fold 2? There’s also a lot of upheaval in the world of video games, and your hosts are starting to dabble in mechanical keyboards…
14: The Samsung that Shouldn’t Exist
Aug 11 • 66 min
What’s the deal with the Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra? What are you really getting for the four-figure price tag? Also, Google _finally_ released the Pixel 4a – was it worth the wait?
13: The OnePlus Nord vs ROG Phone 3
Jul 28 • 66 min
A tale of two very different phones – but how do they meet our expectations? Also, how do we feel about the Xbox Games Showcase.
12: Myke’s Windows Adventure
Jul 14 • 71 min
Myke has a secret Windows laptop, Austin tries iOS 14 on the oldest iPhone he can, and we discuss what Samsung may be up to next.
11: Can macOS Tempt Us Away From The iPad?
Jun 30 • 64 min
At WWDC20 Apple announced a lot of changes coming to the Mac. Can these enhancements make us reconsider our iPad usage?
10: Why the PS5 is Winning (so far)
Jun 16 • 57 min
Austin and Myke give their first thoughts on the PS5 hardware and launch lineup.
9: Samsung’s Laptop “Replacement”
Jun 3 • 53 min
Austin can’t stop switching devices, and this time it’s to the Galaxy Tab S6. Myke also wants to follow up with Austin on some apps he’s been trying out recently.
8: Switching to iPad vs. Surface
May 18 • 53 min
Austin is replacing his laptop with an iPad Pro, but Myke wants to know if the Surface Go 2 could do the job.
7: Austin’s Unorganized Life and iPhone SE
May 6 • 61 min
Myke helps Austin get some organisation back in to his life, before they talk about the highest-profile entrant in the low-cost phone market.
6: OnePlus 8 Pro and Switching to Android
Apr 24 • 52 min
Austin wants to use Android full-time, but was it the OnePlus 8 Pro that convinced him to switch?
5: What is a Laptop in 2020?
Apr 9 • 58 min
What portable computers do we use every day, and what is the landscape looking like right now?
4: The Essential Phone
Mar 24 • 53 min
What’s the history of Essential PH-1, and what is it like to use this 2017 device today?
3: Xbox Series X Exclusive, and the Z Flip Gang
Mar 16 • 62 min
Austin got to spend some time getting an exclusive look at the new Xbox Series X, so you’ll learn what you can expect from this console when it arrives later this year. Also, will Myke join the #ZFlipGang?
2: Choosing an Android Phone, and the Galaxy Z Flip
Feb 24 • 59 min
Myke wants Austin to help him decide which Android phone to buy, but all Austin wants to do is talk about his beloved Galaxy Z Flip.
1: Samsung Galaxy S20
Feb 11 • 68 min
Austin has had hands-on time with the brand new Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+, and S20 Ultra. So he and Myke break down all the features of these new handsets including the 120hz screens, the huge camera upgrades, and more!
0: Welcome to The Test Drivers
Feb 11 • 12 min
Austin and Myke talk a little about their background in tech, and why they’re excited for this new project.