Podcasts

Breaking Up AOL is Hard To Do

The AOL Time Warner arrangement was doomed not long after it was formed. What led to AOL splitting off and where is the company today?

How do helicopters work? Why does a helicopter need a tail rotor? What is a quadrocopter? Join Jonathan and Chris as they look at the quirky contraptions called helicopters.


AOL and the Very Bad Business Deal

When AOL acquired Time Warner, people worried that the new mega company would become an unstoppable force. Instead, the relationship became known as the worst merger of all time. What happened?

The Birth of AOL

What did the Atari 2600 have to do with the birth of America Online? We look at the company's origins and how it helped usher in the online age.

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Plays with Plasma

What is plasma? How do plasma cutters work? Are plasma weapons possible? In this episode, Jonathan and Chris break down the basics of plasma, along with its potential applications.

CES 2019 Overview

Jonathan gives a bird's eye view on CES 2019, with a hint of the old, the new, and the just plain view.

Working with the Large Hadron Collider

Jonathan is joined by Daniel Whiteson of Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe. Daniel works in the field of experimental particle physics and conducts research using the LHC. 

TechStuff Classic: TechStuff Overclocks a CPU

What is overclocking? What is a clock cycle? Why would you want to overclock a computer? In this episode, Chris and Jonathan explore the pros and cons of overclocking computers.

TechStuff's Wishlist for 2019

Instead of making predictions for 2019, Jonathan decided to create a show about what he hopes will happen over the next 12 months. From video games to corporate policies, here's his wish list.

2018 Predictions Scorecard

At the end of 2017, TechStuff made some predictions for the following year. Now it's time to find out if Jonathan is really a time traveler.