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Every week Linus and Luke discuss the most current happenings in the technology universe.

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Every week Linus and Luke discuss the most current happenings in the technology universe.

    Intel is Staging a BIG Comeback! - WAN Show January 22, 2021

    Intel is Staging a BIG Comeback! - WAN Show January 22, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of MattDog_222):

    0:15 Topic Preview

    1:27 Intro

    2:07 Intel beats Q4 targets with records

     3:11 Intel's Numbers were leaked "hacked" and officially released early

     3:50 Glenn Hinton returns to Intel

     5:15 Nehalem

     7:53 Hinton's words on returning

     9:17 Super smart people think of super smart things (LTTStore.com)

     11:08 What Ian Cutress from Tech Tech Potato suspects

     11:53 Luke interjects about business leadership

     14:18 Linus/LMG's leadership perspective

     16:28 Do Luke's paychecks clear?

     17:30 Recognizing the people behind a company + Competition

     20:07 You have to look at the motivation

     21:28 Is this the first major move to combat AMD?

     22:49 Key talent attracts key talent

    24:23 Google threatens to pull out of Australia over new link tax laws

     25:05 Explanation of the 'link tax' law

     26:40 Google is fearful of precedents set

     27:11 Google tests value of Australian news

     27:45 James' take + James 

     28:21 James currently banned on Twitter

     28:54 James reaching out to Twitter (x2)

     30:27 Argument about being paid for something

     32:00 Concluding Google topic

    32:18 Sponsors

     32:20 KernelCare Enterprise

     33:25 FreshBooks

     34:25 Pulseway

    35:19 LTT Store: Underwear in stock

    36:50 LTT Store: Special Edition Holofoil Shirt

    37:25 NVIDIA Max-Q changes 

     38:45 NVIDIA's Statement about the changes

     40:38 Max-P isn't an official term

    42:57 Raspberry Pi Launches $4 Pi Pico

     43:40 Pi Pico's Specs

     45:51 Luke's next famous quote + Min-maxing Hardware

     48:05 Explaining to the YouTube audience what a stream is

    49:00 LMG: Job Positions/Openings + Descriptions

    51:02 VIK-on YouTube mods RTX2070 to 16GB VRAM

    53:18 Twitter accused of profiting from CP + Trafficking 

    56:11 Some LMG job links are bugged

    56:47 Superchats

     56:55 Kirk or Picard (Star Trek) discussion

     59:58 Luke's VR Setup & old living space revealed

    1:07:11 Conclusion + LTT Store reminder and Floatplane solving Luke's old videos

    1:09:00 Outro + Outro 2

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Was our Raid Shadow Legends Sponsorship a Mistake... - WAN Show January 15, 2021

    Was our Raid Shadow Legends Sponsorship a Mistake... - WAN Show January 15, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of MattDog_222)

    0:07 Fake Raid Shadow Legends Sponsor

    0:22 Recap

    0:55 Intro

    1:36 Raid Shadow Legends Sponsor Controversy

     2:47 What Luke likes about Raid Shadow Legends

     3:53 Raid Shadow Legends Sponsor - Linus' Response

     7:00 What apps/games Linus has on his phone

     8:20 The integrity of sponsors

     9:55 Why the community was mad - Raid Shadow Legends' Parent Company

     11:30 World of Warships Comparison

     13:50 People are tired of hearing about Raid Shadow Legends

     14:52 Luke on people focusing on something small and taking up comments

     15:50 Not planning to sponsor it again and why

     17:23 Reacting to some of the comments on the video

    18:56 Should you leave WhatsApp? (Luke)

     20:34 Linus' take on WhatsApp

     21:42 FaceBook moving the goalposts

     22:50 Everyone needs to leave mentality

     23:53 Why Luke has a FaceBook account

     24:27 Stream Lag/Reconnect + Linus' family members using online DNA test kits

     26:57 Linus' digital information's ship has sailed

     28:01 Back to WhatsApp privacy

     29:30 What difference does it make what chat app(s) you use

     31:34 Why Linus uses WhatsApp

     33:03 We need a new Trillian

     33:48 How can people mass migrate through apps

     34:24 Invisible status on apps

    36:19 Ranking message apps' security

    37:40 Superchat about Linus fixing a 5950X pin

    38:15 Message from Jake about switching to 25 Gigabit Fiber

    39:46 Sponsor Spots

     39:52 Backblaze

     41:05 Privacy

     42:01 PIA (Private Internet Access)

    43:11 Intel replaces Bob Swan with Pat Gelsinger

     44:31 Lead by an engineer

     45:01 Gelsinger's background

     46:03 Accomplishments 

     46:47 Whipping new CPUs out of the oven

    47:48 LTT Store Announcements

     47:48 Launching limited edition Pink "Lambo" Beanie on LTT Store

     49:19 What you get with the Pink Lambo Beanie

     51:05 Limited Edition shirt "Live - Laugh - Liau"

     52:57 The Grey Crewneck Sweaters are back in stock

    53:27 Google purchases Fitbit

    55:10 Swacket V2

    56:12 Samsung "Upcycling at home"

     56:55 Avoiding damage from it

    58:02 Razer debuts Project Hazel (Mask)

     59:34 Luke surprised at lack of fashion masks

    1:00:56 Swacket V2 Mockup

    1:01:44 Superchats

    1:05:04 Outro

    1:05:29 Linus Braces

    • 1 hr 6 min
    I Hope you HATE Buying Graphics Cards - WAN Show January 8, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of SirTobiGoodboy)

    0:37 Recap of topics 

    2:00 Intro

    2:13 Carmen Sandiego

    4:46 GPUs getting more expensive

     5:16 Import tariffs increasing prices 7.5% to 25%

     6:20 Tariffs implemented in 2018 and exemptions expired

     7:00 Shipping costs increasing

     7:50 Canadian computer prices falling

     11:12 General tariff and trade discussion

     11:52 Foxconn US factory

            15:40 Price Creep of GPUs

     17:40 Now is the time to pick up gaming laptops

    18:20 RTX 3080 MaxQ far slower than desktop

     18:43 RTX 3000 power efficiency is not enough for laptops

     19:45 GPU prices will never be competitive again due to the shortage debacle. 

     21:06 GTX 1080ti performance equivalent for RTX 3080 MaxQ

     22:02 Performance parity gone between desktop and laptop

     24:49 Detailed specifications

     26:40 Potentially confusing marketing and nomenclature

    29:19 GPU rating system proposal

    39:20 Sponsor Spots

     39:24 Kite

     40:07 Squarespace

     41:05 Vessi

    42:27 LTTStore

    47:05 WhatsApp Facebook data sharing 

    47:54 Video calling tangent

    51:19 Self image and body modification tangent

    1:11:11 WhatsApp Facebook data sharing

     1:11:16 Data to be shared

    1:12:34 Ikea created mockups for new consoles (unclear validity)

    1:13:11 Trump permabanned on Twitter

     1:13:45 Many other apps and websites banning Trump

    1:15:47 Switch Pro leak/rumor

    1:16:49 Superchats 

    1:18:17 Outro

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Foldable iPhone.. YES!! - WAN Show January 1, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of Pizza Thyme Pizza FanClub)

    0:00 Start

    0:24 Linus And Luke's New Years experience.

    1:42 Topics to be covered

    3:09 Intro

    3:52 Linus forgot something

    4:30 Foldable iPhones and Apple's whole product ecosystem

     4:40 Two different hinge designs

     5:20 Apple has been introducing more SKUs of the iPhone since original launch

     7:39 Apple is likely to make folding phones as a parallel product line 

     9:53 Nintendo is similar to Apple with killing popular products and reimagining it.

     13:24 Future iPhone lineup predictions

     14:33 iFold as a new device?

     17:14 iPod's Reason for Existence

     20:02 Airpod versus Beats

     22:23 Beats May Have Been Bought to be Killed

     24:35 Details on Foldable iPhone Prototypes

    27:15 The Artificial Sun Rises in the East (Fusion Reactor)

     27:22 Superconducting Fusion Tokamak Reactor Operates for 20 seconds

     28:37 Current issues with fusion reactors

    29:39 Tyler update

    33:17 Hedge Fund Advices Intel to Outsource CPU Manufacturing

     33:26 Just because you give someone funding does not mean you know how to use it.

     35:18 Hedge fund demands intel shed CPU manufacturing.

     37:03 Gamers Nexus Disappointment 2020 Build.

     38:22 Hedge fund manager victim of Dunning-Kruger effect.

     39:38 Linus's Speculation on TSMC Intel Collaboration

     42:58 How Intel Differs From The Competition

    45:06 Sponsor Spots ft Incorrect Banners

     45:30 Redux

     46:25 Seasonic

     47:52 KernalCare

    49:01 LMG hiring interview with Madison tomorrow

    51:47 Linus selling water bottles on Amazon.

    54:00 Apple knew about child labor for years.

    55:50 Shroud

     56:24 Shocker Linus knows what happens in videos and acts first reactions sometimes.

     58:48 Linus Reacts to Shroud Reacts to Linus Tech Tips

    1:02:00 Superchats

     1:02:03 Hello from Texas

     1:02:17 What will happen to old LTT servers?

     1:02:56 Apple Child Labor Hypocrisy

     1:05:00 Northern Lights Deskpad

     1:05:38 Dell Update

     1:05:56 Linus workstation stream

     1:06:32 Underwear in stock when?

    1:10:18 Outro

    • 1 hr 10 min
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    Timestamps (Courtesy of Blake Rodriguez)

    00:00 - Show starts

    01:40 - Topic introduction

    02:19 - Intro rolls

    03:20 - Linus talks about twitch personalities

    05:30 - Linus talks about Luke's chin over lower third

    06:20 - KFConsole 

    11:30 - Luke's pizza heating computer video

    17:30 - Cat bed PC

    19:00 - Simpsons politics

    19:30 - "Why no WAN show VODs on floatplane?"

    19:50 - Back to the KFConsole

    21:30 - Linus 3D printed a stencil for his badminton racket

    30:40 - Sponsors (PIA/Ridgewallet/Honey)

    33:30 - Tesla/Elon announces full sell driving subscription

    41:30 - General car topics (insurance, self driving, car ownership, defensive driving)

    49:10 - US ISPs can no longer charge rental fees for equipment customers already own

    50:30 - Intel is rumored to be taking back the gaming crown 

    51:40 - LTT store boxing day promotion ($5 off storewide)

    52:00 - Luke formally introduces his bird Taquito

    53:50 - Luke leaves and Linus does superchats for the rest of stream

    • 59 min
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    Timestamps (Courtesy of Pizza Thyme Pizza FanClub)

    1:25 intro

    2:02 More on Hardware Unboxed getting denied cards.

     2:40 Nvidia apologies sort of for hardware unboxed ceasing getting cards

     4:43 Luke is unsure if Nvidia is apologizing to save face or is sincere

     6:00 Summary of the "scandal" between hardware unboxed and Nvidia

     8:55 Luke thinks that Nvidia is doing this bc they are saving face.

     12:40 Linus is trying to get someone from Nvidia to talk to him.

     14:30 Linus burning bridges with Nvidia and meme-ing on them.

     16:45 This PR does not make very much sense for Nvidia.

    19:00 Cyberpunk 2077 review

     20:22 Cyberpunk pulled from Sony play store

      21:35 CD Project Red reputation has been messed up

            22:42 Sony pulling Cyberpunk from play store

     23:15 Cyberpunk unplayable on last gen consoles

    26:40 Devotion Pulled from Good Old Games with pressure from the CCP

     26:52 Contained unflattering references to [Winnie the Pooh] relating to the Taiwan situation

     28:09 GOG/Steam caved to CCP

     29:20 Twitter might not be representative sample of gamers' thoughts

     30:24 Different Mentality in China versus USA

     36:09 A poll of live viewers' opinions finds that opinions have worsened about CD Project RED

    37:54 Microsoft might start to make ARM designs?

     38:45 Microsoft may become Microhard if they get into hardware

    39:57 Sponsor spots 

     40:11 jumpcloud dot com

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     41:45 Seasonic has good PSUs

    42:45 Antitrust lawsuits

     42:55 Allegedly Google Has a monopoly over ads 

     43:25 Allegedly Facebook has been buying competitors and has a monopoly

     44:01 America Has not exercised the laws in a long time

     45:37 Google and Facebook account for 54% of advertising

     46:35 Linus does not like the privacy violations done by Google et al. and prefers his form of ads

    47:12 LTTSTOREDOTCOM

    48:10  Linus talking about parenting and children's literacy 

    51:10 Superchats

           51:18 Airpods review question

           51:26 Paying for refunded shirts

           51:39 Dual shock "low latency"

    52:35 The Mandela Effect

    52:55 Outro

    53:18 Dell insider follow up

    • 54 min

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