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

    NVIDIA Surrenders! Founder's Edition RTX Cards De-listed - WAN Show October 16 , 2020

    NVIDIA Surrenders! Founder's Edition RTX Cards De-listed - WAN Show October 16 , 2020

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of Rushil Kasetty)
    00:00:00 - Intro and Topics
    00:02:08 - Voice Changer
    00:02:22 - Nvidia no longer selling 3000 series cards direct online
    00:15:42 - GameStop/Microsoft Deal
    00:29:38 - iPhone 12 (and variants)
    00:33:36 - new Mario Kart and LTT video
    00:37:37 - Sponsor Spot #1 (PCBWay)
    00:38:38 - Sponsor Spot #2 (Pulseway)
    00:39:27 - Sponsor Spot #3 (Ridgewallet)
    00:40:14 - Xbox One SOC on Alibaba
    00:44:52 - Redditor claims NVidia's Russia store canceled 3000 launch in favor of scalping them
    00:47:15 - Carl Pei has left OnePlus
    00:49:49 - DriveSavers drama update
    00:57:38 - Superchats
    00:57:57 - nvm, Linus applied at Amazon story
    01:11:08 - back to superchats

    • 1 hr 18 min
    AMD Winning the Hearts of Gamers with Ryzen 5000 - WAN Show October 9 , 2020

    AMD Winning the Hearts of Gamers with Ryzen 5000 - WAN Show October 9 , 2020

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    Timestamps: (Courtesy of Michael O'Brien)
    00:00:00 - Stream Start!
    00:00:02 - Hey, Welcome to the WAN Show Ladies and Gentlemen!
    00:00:10 - Topic #1: AMD Announced 3rd Gen CPUs (Jump to 00:02:25)
    00:00:32 - Topic #2: DriveSavers' Drama (Jump to 00:24:36)
    00:01:01 - Topic #5: PS5 Teardown (Jump to 01:05:25)
    00:01:17 - Topic #3: Starlink Entering Public Beta (Jump to 00:41:12)
    00:01:23 - Topic #4: MSI Drama (Jump to 00:47:18)
    00:01:32 - Intro
    00:02:21 - Topic #1: AMD Announced 3rd Gen CPUs
    00:03:11 - What CPUs were announced
    00:04:31 - Claimed performance uplift
    00:05:45 - AMD vs Intel platform differences
    00:06:31 - 'SUP YO! HOW YOU DOIN'?!
    00:10:08 - Unofficial Topic #1: LTT's Floatplane Presence
    00:10:32 - LTT vs Slow Mo Guys, mebe?
    00:11:48 - LTT's LG C10 coverage anecdote
    00:16:44 - Back to Topic #1, take 2
    00:16:51 - But Rocket Lake?
    00:18:57 - Intel's virtualization - AMD's
    00:19:29 - Unofficial Topic #2: Wendell's Collection Habits
    00:20:49 - No, seriously.
    00:22:40 - Back to Topic #1, take 3
    00:22:52 - Would Luke go all Red?
    00:24:32 - Topic #2: DriveSavers' Drama
    00:25:36 - Allegations against LTT
    00:27:11 - Repair vs Recycle
    00:29:24 - iPad Rehab's Claim & Rebuttal
    00:32:04 - Linus' take
    00:33:39 - Back to UT #2: The Wendell Call
    00:35:56 - Stop changing the subject!
    00:38:34 - The "businessman" stance
    00:39:46 - You can find Wendell at...
    00:41:08 - Topic #3: Starlink Entering Public Beta
    00:41:34 - Maybe Feb 18th, 2021?
    00:42:14 - But First Responders
    00:43:32 - GMC's Hummer is still around
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    00:47:14 - Topic #4: MSI Scalping Drama
    00:47:25 - Coincidence of MSI Sponsorship
    00:48:30 - Linus was right
    00:51:56 - Linus @ NCIX & how this could have happened
    00:54:53 - Why the sales were unnoticed
    00:57:23 - Linus' summation & hot take
    01:01:05 - Unofficial Topic #3: R9 5950X - Dead End?
    01:03:05 - Unofficial Topic #4: MSI's corrective action
    01:05:25 - Topic #5: PS5 Teardown
    01:05:31 - Linus' & Luke's takeaways
    01:07:42 - Forward thinking against industry trends
    01:08:25 - Liquid metal talks & repairability
    01:12:54 - PS4 games that are NOT compatible
    01:15:38 - Unofficial Topic #5: Apple's T2's Security Vulnerability
    01:16:34 - A significant downside
    01:17:38 - An upside
    01:18:44 - Superchats!
    01:18:51 - Fabian, lttstore.com
    01:20:41 - Sick burn!
    01:24:27 - lttstore.com masks
    01:27:17 - Bye!
    01:27:23 - Outtro!

    • 1 hr 27 min
    The Final Nail for Intel - WAN Show October 2 , 2020

    The Final Nail for Intel - WAN Show October 2 , 2020

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of Michael O'Brien):
    00:00:00 - Stream Start!
    00:00:05 - What is up ladies and gentlemen
    00:00:13 - Topic #1: Ryzen 5800X Benchmark Leak (Jump to 00:01:54)
    00:00:20 - Topic #2: Pixel 4, 4a 5G, Chromecast, Nest Audio speaker (Jump to 00:14:05)
    00:00:31 - Topic #4: Linus' Bounty Program (Jump to 00:53:18)
    00:01:00 - Topic #3: Microsoft & Arm (Jump to 00:47:43) (Titled topic)
    00:01:10 - Intro's Broken!
    00:01:54 - Topic #1: Ryzen 5800X Benchmark Leak
    00:02:16 - AMD's branding vs Intel's Branding
    00:04:28 - Resyncing Mobile & Desktop nomenclature
    00:05:09 - Benchmarks are gone, but here is chart
    00:06:35 - R9 5900X @ 150 W TDP, ~15% increase
    00:09:28 - Linus' take, involving tin foil and fish
    00:12:31 - Discussion about leaks & espionage
    00:13:35 - lttstore.com sweater update
    00:14:05 - Topic #2: Pixel 4, 4a 5G, Chromecast, Nest Audio Speaker
    00:14:19 - Snapdragon 765G SoC downgrade
    00:15:31 - Would Luke buy it?
    00:17:39 - Additional Pixel 5G specs & Linus' concerns
    00:19:21 - How could you provide long-term device support?
    00:22:44 - $5 text vs "not a good idea" - Fight!
    00:25:45 - End result of costs vs free
    00:27:38 - SoC cost vs phone MSRP
    00:28:54 - But Luke, really?
    00:31:35 - Nest Audio & Chrome Cast TV w/ Google TV
    00:32:53 - Google's development process & support
    00:36:05 - Google Play Music -- YouTube Music issues
    00:39:25 - G-Suite Reminders, paid vs free
    00:40:11 - Sponsors!
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    00:42:11 - Unofficial Topic #1: RTX 3070 Launch Delay
    00:42:28 - Altruism?
    00:44:49 - But that Radeon event...
    00:45:29 - Correct move regardless?
    00:47:43 - Topic #3a: Microsoft's Surface Laptop Go & Surface Pro X
    00:47:49 - Laptop Go specs
    00:48:10 - Surface Pro X specs
    00:48:27 - Topic #3b: Windows on Arm (Titled topic)
    00:48:47 - 64-bit x86 emulation support
    00:50:21 - Linus' take
    00:53:18 - Topic #4: Bounty Time!
    00:54:02 - HIS X1600 Pro Dual DVI w/ AGP & PCIe WORKING
    00:55:39 - Superchats!
    00:57:14 - Tell people you love them and how much they mean to you
    00:59:45 - Small runs with Creative Warehouse
    01:02:09 - Phone performance usefulness
    01:03:58 - Shuffle on the YouTube Music app
    01:05:13 - EK is now an SI (System Integrator)
    01:06:20 - Same Bad time, same bad channel. G'bye!
    01:06:25 - Outro!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    NVIDIA Keeps Disappointing Gamers - WAN Show September 25 , 2020

    NVIDIA Keeps Disappointing Gamers - WAN Show September 25 , 2020

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of Michael O'Brien):
    00:00:00 - Stream Start!
    00:00:03 - Don't refresh the live page!
    00:00:11 - Welcome to the WAN Show!
    00:00:22 - Topic #1: NVIDIA's Bonched Launch (Jump to 00:07:57)
    00:00:52 - Topic #2: Microsoft Buys ZeniMax (Jump to 01:03:04)
    00:01:28 - Note #1: Big NAVI to RTX 3080? (Jump to 01:25:54)
    00:01:41 - Note #2: Spotify, Tile, ProtonMail, and Basecamp v Apple (Jump to 01:26:02)
    00:02:07 - Intro
    00:02:58 - Unofficial Topic #1: World's Hottest LAN Party
    00:03:54 - Problems with running @ TjMax
    00:05:44 - How is might work
    00:07:57 - Topic #1: NVIDIA's Bonched Launch
    00:08:18 - Stock availability, no fancy packaging, et al.
    00:09:53 - That one time Linus ordered OEM packaging
    00:12:49 - Does NewEgg still do pre-builds?
    00:13:35 - Warehouse anecdote
    00:15:11 - LMG's company philosophy (It's and "OT" topic)
    00:18:18 - Unofficial Topic #2: Story Time with Luke & Linus
    00:18:18 - Luke's & Linus' complimentary anecdote
    00:20:47 - Until you're a boss...
    00:24:01 - Luke's wising up with age
    00:26:09 - Linus was a bully?
    00:27:44 - Was Luke ever a bully?
    00:29:44 - Back on Topic #1, take 1
    00:29:50 - NVIDIA's store's website leaking personal info
    00:30:01 - AIB cards crashing
    00:31:51 - Anthony. On the WAN Show. Why hasn't this officially happened?
    00:34:04 - AIB's selling slower cards on purpose
    00:34:44 - Unofficial Topic #3: No, Anthony was not driving
    00:35:05 - CEOs on interpersonal relationships
    00:36:47 - Why CEO's have to be careful
    00:38:52 - Luke hasn't met new staff
    00:39:20 - Back on Topic #1, take 2
    00:40:16 - Why Linus & Anthony didn't comment on 3090 pricing
    00:41:55 - "Marketed a workstation card to gamers"
    00:43:38 - The type that buys an RTX-3090-class card
    00:50:04 - 8K Gaming = 1st gen RTX?
    00:51:57 - Does it matter? Would you buy it?
    00:53:43 - What would Luke do?
    00:55:36 - Review the $30K TV?
    00:58:20 - Which GPU would Linus buy?
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    01:03:04 - Topic #2: Microsoft Buys ZeniMax
    01:03:14 - "7.5 BILLION...actually a gargantuan number"
    01:05:55 - Exclusives vs Independent Developers
    01:07:28 - Nintendo = $11B cash on hand + Nintendo Land
    01:09:02 - Unofficial Topic #4: More Story Time w/ Linus & Luke
    01:10:53 - Back on Topic #2
    01:11:25 - What could happen with Gaming in the future as a result?
    01:13:26 - Dreamhaven - Quality - $$$
    01:16:16 - What should they plan to not do...
    01:17:28 - CD Projekt Red?
    01:19:00 - Is this the "Netflix" model for Microsoft?
    01:20:50 - Xbox naming convention rant
    01:25:54 - Note #1: Big NAVI to RTX 3080?
    01:26:02 - Note #2: Spotify, Tile, ProtonMail, and Basecamp v Apple
    01:27:12 - lttstore.com new merch item
    01:27:28 - Look at this guy with this beard! (I think Linus might keep his)
    01:27:41 - Sweater models! *Note 9 not included
    01:28:20 - Buy 2
    01:29:36 - Branding is intentionally subtle
    01:32:17 - Super-Trash-Chats! (My wording)
    01:32:23 - WAN Show VOD on Floatplane
    01:34:17 - Work effort @ minimum wage jobs
    01:38:17 - Show's Over! Goodbye!
    01:38:24 - Outro!

    • 1 hr 38 min
    RTX 3080 Scalpers are JERKS - WAN Show September 18 , 2020

    RTX 3080 Scalpers are JERKS - WAN Show September 18 , 2020

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    Timestamps: (Courtesy of Michael O'Brien)
    00:00:00 - Stream Start!
    00:00:04 - Hey, what's up guys!?
    00:00:15 - Topic #3: Apple Fall Event (Jump to 00:39:41)
    00:00:19 - Topic #2: RTX 3080 & Scalping (Jump to 00:16:15)
    00:00:26 - Topic #4: PS5 Pricing Announcement (Jump to 00:51:47)
    00:00:55 - Topic #5: TikTok & WeChat Banned ( not covered )
    00:01:04 - Topic #1: NVIDIA Kills SLI (Jump to 00:03:11)
    00:01:36 - Intro
    00:02:14 - Unofficial Topic #1: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Passing
    00:03:11 - Topic #1: NVIDIA Kills SLI
    00:03:46 - And that is a kill steal, time of death, cause fo death
    00:05:51 - Bummed Linus, but why?
    00:07:01 - Compared to NVLink
    00:08:34 - What is actually happening
    00:10:33 - Games with native support
    00:11:33 - Why should this not matter, practically
    00:13:51 - Big vs little x 2
    00:15:00 - Inte Xe ("ex-ee", not "zee") note
    00:16:15 - Topic #2: Scalping w/ RTX 3080
    00:16:33 - Hardware Canucks' response
    00:17:25 - Linus' Good 'Ole Days as an NCIS Product Manager
    00:21:51 - TechTuber's responses & reason
    00:24:11 - Community of End User's response
    00:27:33 - Manufacturer's expectations over the years
    00:29:33 - Reviewer & "Buddy" promotion of new products
    00:30:27 - lttstore.com - RGB Keyboard T-Shirts - Limited Edition
    00:32:23 - Maybe no LTX 2021
    00:34:40 - LTT CPU T-Shirt prize winner update
    00:35:48 - Sponsors!
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    00:39:41 - Topic #3: Apple Fall Event
    00:39:48 - Spec breakdown
    00:40:33 - Apple vs Android
    00:41:40 - Luke's pondering with Linus
    00:44:04 - Tablets vs large phones & UX
    00:46:08 - Use case of tablets today
    00:47:58 - Apple Watch details + Linus' watch idea
    00:50:56 - [Apple] Watch SE
    00:51:47 - Topic #4: PS5 Pricing Announcement
    00:51:47 - XBox vs PS5, who won? FIGHT!
    00:53:03 - Linus BANS Luke
    00:53:49 - Sony's Plan vs Microsoft's Plan
    00:55:24 - Luke's counter argument
    00:57:47 - Console + subscriptions costs
    01:01:45 - Linus' take on consoles vs PC gaming
    01:04:55 - Linus' thoughts on being a gamer
    01:07:24 - Overall thoughts on console market positioning
    01:08:39 - Speculation on Nintendo Switch Pro
    01:12:03 - Note #1: TikTok & WeChat Banned
    01:12:09 - Note #2: NVIDIA's ARM/Arm purchase
    01:12:42 - Note #3: lttstore.com is hiring
    01:13:55 - 6 positions are open for hiring
    01:14:41 - pseudo-hiring for LTT forums
    01:17:36 - Superchats!
    01:18:45 - RTX 8000 Quadro vs RTX 3080
    01:19:02 - LTT Merch = Linus' wardrobe?
    01:20:51 - LMG Pizza Party Day!
    01:22:07 - PS5 Game prices
    01:22:45 - Bye!
    01:22:47 - Outro!

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Maybe we should all just buy an Xbox... - WAN Show September 11 , 2020

    Maybe we should all just buy an Xbox... - WAN Show September 11 , 2020

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of Michael O'Brien):
    00:00:00 - Stream Start!
    00:00:47 - Topic #2: Xbox Series X & S (Jump to 00:46:28)
    00:01:11 - Topic #4: WD mislabels drives, in the wrong way (Jump to 01:17:06)
    00:01:27 - Topic #3: AMD Event Announcement (Jump to 01:14:32)
    00:01:34 - Topic #1: Linus' rant on missing Ampere (Jump to 00:03:00)
    00:02:52 - Intro
    00:03:00 - Topic #1: Linus on Ampere
    00:21:33 - Unofficial Topic #1: Watercooled Chair
    00:34:29 - Sponsors!
    00:46:28 - Topic #2: Xbox Series X & S
    01:14:32 - Topic #3: AMD Zen 3 & RDNA 2
    01:17:06 - Topic #4: WD Labeling 7200 RPM drive as 5400 RPM
    01:21:19 - Unofficial Topic #3: Linus' Tech Bounty program
    01:29:50 - Superchats!
    01:36:43 - Goodbye!
    01:36:49 - Outro!

    • 1 hr 37 min

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Love it

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Fun, informative.

Tech news with thoughtful discussions and entertaining hosts. Great stuff!

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I like this show a lot. But PLEASE mute your Microsoft Teams sounds

I like your podcast but every time I hear that MS Teams new message sound, I find myself looking for who messaged me. And then I get sad when I realize it was you. Or probably Luke. No new messages for me :(

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