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

    Dell Gaming PCs Got Banned - DON'T PANIC - WAN Show July 30, 2021

    Dell Gaming PCs Got Banned - DON'T PANIC - WAN Show July 30, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of NoKi1119)

    [0:00] Chapters.

    [1:31] Intro.

    [2:12] Topic #1: Dell's Gaming PCs banned in some states.

       2:41 Cancellation of Alienware shipments.

       3:10 Title 20 "Energy Efficiency Regulations."

       3:57 Dell's store shows which model passes Title 20.

    [7:04] Topic #2: Activision's Blizzard case is getting worse.

       7:14 Summarizing the case and new updates.

       8:30 Activision hired WilmerHale.

       10:36 Blizzard's "Bill Cosby Suite".

    [17:00] Topic #3: AMD launched RX6600 at ChinaJoy.

       17:50 Discussing pricing of materials needed for GPUs.

       18:40 AMD and Nvidia reported double the annual revenue.

       20:58 Cryptocurrency is a factor on GPU supply.

       21:57 Discussing the RX6600 & better DPW.

       23:09 Decrease in used GPU prices stalled.

    [24:23] Topic #4: Intel reveals naming of the new node.

       26:03 Qualcomm and Amazon are now Intel's chipmakers.

       29:43 Linus defending Intel's rebranding.

       33:43 Mentioning AMD's old misleading Athlon rating.

    [35:42] Sponsors.

       35:50 Freshbooks Accounting.

       37:19 Graphus Anti Phishing Defense.

       41:35 Seasonic Power Supplies.

    [42:01] Topic #5: Update on Samsung's The Wall

       42:29 Neither the SR nor TP know who Linus is.

       50:34 Installer does NOT recommend The Wall.

       58:57 Linus will buy a MicroLED display later.

       1:00:55 Alternatives (TVs and projectors).

    [1:09:12] New LTTstore merch.

    [1:10:19] Topic #6: Valve responds to the antitrust lawsuit.

    [1:17:12] Topic #7: Linus wishing to invest in Framework.

       1:18:37 Problems with owning stock.

       1:25:40 Alternatives to investing.

       1:30:31 Poll #1: Should Linus invest in Framework?

       1:32:36 Viewers opinions on the investment.

       1:43:36 Anthony shares his thoughts.

       1:44:11 Poll #2: After the statements, to invest or not?

    [1:47:29] Superchats.

    [1:52:47] Genius superchat suggestion.

    [1:57:00] Wrapping up.

    [1:57:58] Outro.

    • 1 hr 55 min
    Talk me Down from The Wall... - WAN Show July 23, 2021

    Talk me Down from The Wall... - WAN Show July 23, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtacy of NoKi1119)

    [0:00] Chapters

    [1:39] Intro

    [2:40] Topic #1: Blizzard civil lawsuit.

       4:24 Discrimination and sexual conduct.

       5:34 Activision's response to the allegations.

       6:16 Harassment towards female workers.

       9:17 Discussing the response.

    [18:47] Topic #2: Samsung's second generation 'The Wall'.

       19:37 Specifications of the new display.

       20:29 Advantages of MicroLED.

       21:29 Wattage and required cooling.

       35:42 Possible content using the display.

       44:05 Golden controller being sold.

       46:34 Sony projectors and others as a substitute.

    [54:52] Sponsors

       55:31 Megapro's Screwdriver.

       56:22 Freshbooks Accounting.

       57:34 Redux PC Builder.

    [58:38] New LTTstore merch.

    [1:02:48] Topic #3: 30% decrease in WoW players during the pandemic.

       1:03:06 Reasons behind the decrease.

    [1:03:56] Topic #3.5: Amazon's MMO "New World" bricks RTX 3090's.

    [1:08:20] Topic #4: Spectrum Eve monitor.

       1:10:01 Poll: To cover or not to cover?

       1:12:45 Reasons behind the interest.

    [1:13:18] Topic #5: 'Freedom Phone'.

       1:13:46 Discussing Finman's claims.

       1:16:03 FP is a more expensive UMIDIGI phone.

    [1:19:34] Topic #6: Bezos brothers went to space.

       1:21:27 Jeff thanking Amazon employees and customers for this.

    [1:23:46] Topic #7: Nvidia's MediaTek ARM CPU demo.

       1:25:58 Scientist patched Linux on RISC-V CPU with RX 6700 XT.

       1:27:38 Intel's (leaked) 12th generation is in 10nm.

    [1:28:07] Superchats (& Impersonating Jeff Bezos)

    [1:46:44] Wrapping up

    [1:47:13] Outro

    • 1 hr 47 min
    The Most Exciting Gaming PC in YEARS - WAN Show July 16, 2021

    The Most Exciting Gaming PC in YEARS - WAN Show July 16, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of Chico Veinte Minutos):

    0:00 Presentation.

    1:16 Intro.

    1:47 Steam Deck.

    38:29 GitHub Co-Pilot.

    47:18 Sponsors.

    49:57 TSMC exploring new ways to cool silicon chips.

    53:30 Intel is in talks to buy Global Foundries.

    56:02 AMD Fidelity FX is now Open Source.

    58:20 Microsoft announces Windows 360.

    1:00:00 Alder Lake Leak.

    1:03:50 Reprint of the old LTT underwear.

    1:04:40 "Gaming" on Netflix.

    1:05:11 Superchats

    1:13:25 Steam Deck RDNA 2 Graphics Mention

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Cheap GPUs are FINALLY Coming Back!! - WAN Show July 9, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of NoKi1119)

    [0:00] Chapters

    [01:41] Intro

    [02:15] Topic #1: Cryptocurrency crackdown in China leading to Graphics Card prices to drop. 

       02:37 Reasons behind the drop in prices.

       08:24 Discussing local prices.

       10:19 eBay prices on GPUs are dropping.

       11:30 The energy factor affecting Cryptomining in China.

       13:25 Cryptocurrencies dipping and Linus wanting to invest.

       15:34 The effect of chips shortage on the GPU pricing and future releases.

    [19:40] Topic #2: Biden directing F.T.C. to make new regulations for Right-to-Repair.

       19:40 Biden issuing an Executive order towards F.T.C. and its regulations.

       21:00 Right to Repair already exists in automotive repairs.

       23:00 How the executive order helps farmers.

       26:12 Directive includes DoD and mobile phone contractors.

    [29:14] Sponsors.

       29:22 DisplayFusion multi-monitor manager.

       30:23 NeedForSeat gaming chairs.

       31:50  Seasonic Power Supply (and more).

    [32:54] Topic #2.5: Nintendo Switch "Pro" Controversy.

       32:54 Expectations V.S. Reality.

       36:48 Linus's experience with the Switch.

       39:14 Linus appreciates Nintendo's consistency.

       40:12 Linus's games of choice on Switch.

    [43:20] Topic #3: Google Play Store is under fire.

       44:05 Google's Response to the whole lawsuit.

       46:35 Google anti-consumer policies on subscription-based streaming services.

       51:23 Lawsuit requires Google to "allow" for the removal of pre-installed apps.

       53:22 Thoughts on Google's response.

       56:02  LTTstore has a discount.

    [57:24] Topic #3.5: China uses Facial Recognition to control gamers.

       58:25 Spending money on lootboxes  IS gambling.

       59:46 Parents should enforce the limits, NOT the government.

       1:00:50 China's 996 working hours system.

    [1:03:06] Topic #4: Linus's new house challenges.

       1:04:46 The house heating problem.

       1:06:40 Whole house water-cooling.?

       1:08:47 Discussing computers.

       1:13:57 Home theater.

       1:17:46 Linus's home plan ft MsPaint.

    [1:22:44] Not-So-Superchats.

    [1:32:15] Wrapping up.

    [1:32:24] Outro.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    3nm CPUs Are Coming! - WAN Show July 2, 2021

    3nm CPUs Are Coming! - WAN Show July 2, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of dashnog)

    0:00 Introducing topics, roll intro, sponsors

    1:54 Windows 11 CPU & TPM requirements

         - 15:14 Microsoft claims using TPM and secure boot report 60% less malware.

         - 16:18 Anybody who runs PCIe 4 will have TPM 2.0.

         - 17:54 TPM is a nightmare for repairs.

         - 21:08 Win 11 minimum requirements can make software optimizations easier.

    22:26 Why should people backup their data?

         - 31:42 Dropbox can't read/doesn't own user's data because it's encrypted.

    33:38 Sponsor break

    35:36 Linus' new house

    48:16 Former Microsoft employee stole $10M in Xbox Gift Cards

    50:50 Intel & Apple are the first to 3nm CPUs in late 2022. 

    52:58 Superchats & outro

    • 55 min
    I want to talk to you about Windows 11 - WAN Show Jun 25, 2021

    I want to talk to you about Windows 11 - WAN Show Jun 25, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of BlackWings)

    00:00:20 Topic intro - A fan recreated all the levels of golden eye in Far Cry 5, Windows 11, AMD FX Super Resolution, John McAfee

    00:01:17 WAN Show Intro and Sponsors

    00:01:48 Windows 11

     00:03:58 Frosted glass aesthetic

     00:05:10 Touch first approach 

     00:07:09 Realign Taskbar

     00:10:56 Office 365 and Search

     00:14:40 Emoji, gifs keyboard

     00:15:21 Widgets

     00:15:45 Pen input is getting better, auto HDR, direct storage, Xbox game pass

     00:17:45 Direct Microsoft Teams integration, Android app support, Windows store

     00:19:30 Poll of which cut is better linus version vs Unedited Anthony version script

     00:32:21 Result of poll and talk on how live reveal events have changed

     00:42:05 TPM

     00:45:40 Superchats on Win 11

    00:48:05 Sponsors - Almalinux, Honey, Ridge Wallet

    00:50:30 Golden eye maps copyright striked ?

    00:58:00 Linus' steam shopping spree

    01:00:20 John McAfee found dead

    01:03:30 China bans BTC

    01:05:15 Boston Dynamics owned by Hyundai

    01:06:25 LTT store updated merch

    01:07:15 linus talks about win 11 effect on Win 11 Ayaneo Handheld

    01:08:40 Linus and luke talk about retro games

    01:12:48 Superchats

    01:21:04 Linus steam shopping spree recommendations

     01:26:00 Background play on floatplane on iOS

     01:27:45 Final Fantasy animated series

    01:35:51 Outro

    • 1 hr 36 min

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