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

The WAN Show Linus Tech Tips

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

    Best Buy Scalping PS5s?? For SHAME!! - WAN Show October 15, 2021

    Best Buy Scalping PS5s?? For SHAME!! - WAN Show October 15, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of NoKi1119)

    [0:00] Chapters.

    [1:14] Intro.

    [2:01] Topic #1: Best Buy scalping PS5.

    4:39 Thoughts about BB's membership.

    7:08 Memberships are not illegal.

    13:05 Retailers & scalpers.

    14:33 National registry proposal.

    25:11 Nvidia TPM struggle with chipset pricing.

    29:52 PR issues at Intel.

    37:05 Enthusiasts conflicted about brand loyalty.

    [39:21] Sponsors.

    39:40 LG's UltraGear Speaker GP9.

    40:57 TuxCare QEMU & KVM patching.

    41:42 Freshbooks accounting.

    [42:45] Topic #2: Google's Pixel Pass subscription.

    45:18 Leaked Pixel 6 page, specification.

    46:25 Pixel uses Tensor, Qualcomm's upset.

    [50:09] Topic #3: HasanAbi's PC build controversy.

    53:55 Trying not to get cancelled.

    54:58 Donald Trump's PC build.

    56:48 Linus not backing down, will upload on YT.

    [59:48] LTTStore newsletter, behind-the-scenes.

    [1:06:30] Topic #4: Vive's "Flow" VR headset.

    [1:07:53] Superchats.

    [1:16:11] Outro.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    I Have MORE to Say About Steam Deck - WAN Show October 8, 2021

    I Have MORE to Say About Steam Deck - WAN Show October 8, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of NoKi1119)

    [0:00] Chapters.

    [2:02] Intro.

    [2:46] Topic #1: Valve's Steam Deck teardown.

        4:18 Linus called out in the reaction video.

        9:12 Thoughts on what Valve can do better.

        11:31 Right to repair, battery challenges.

        19:23 Valve does not recommend SSD swapping.

    [20:47] Topic #2: Linux challenge update.

        22:27 Linux dictionary is overwhelming.

        27:37 Rules of the challenge.

        31:50 Gaming, driver & hardware issues.

        37:53 Steam's Big Picture experience.

        40:02 Linus predicts hate comments for his video.

        44:04 The good & the bad, compared to other OSs.

        52:56 File extension & oddity with Github & Linux guides.

        1:00:12 Gen Z does not know where to find files.

    [1:04:43] Sponsors.

        1:05:04 Honey Promo Codes.

    [1:05:37] Linus rants about haters, devs & right to repair.

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        1:12:16 Seasonic's Ultra Titanium PSUs.

        1:12:54 Squarespace website builder.

    [1:13:51] Topic #3: Microsoft agrees to study for right to repair.

        1:19:21 Corporates versus right to repair.

    [1:21:06] LTTStore new merch.

    [1:22:55] Topic #4: Twitch data leaked.

        1:27:46 Twitch's "Vapor" game streaming service.

    [1:38:56] Topic #5: Facebook, Insta, WhatsApp down for 6 hours.

    [1:39:49] Topic #6: Nintendo's Switch OLED Model.

    [1:44:11] Topic #7: Feud with TeamViewer.

        1:50:50 TeamViewer Support's response.

    [1:56:07] Superchats.

    [2:05:38] Nick calling about LTT-sponsored UFD Tech stream.

    [2:13:43] Outro.

    • 2 hr 14 min
    Pre-Built PCs Are About to get MUCH Worse - WAN Show October 1, 2021

    Pre-Built PCs Are About to get MUCH Worse - WAN Show October 1, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of NoKi1119)

    [0:00] Chapters.

    [1:21] Intro.

    [1:51] Topic #1: Windows 11 VBS harms gaming performance.

        3:18 Virtual machine & hardware issues.

        7:46 Affected games & change in performance.

        9:52 VBS is not mandated on custom builds.

        13:03 Switching to Linux challenge.

        17:32 Issues with daily driving Linux.

        20:15 Polling which distro to use.

    [25:23] Sponsors.

        25:27 TuxCare QEMU & KVM patching.

        27:01 Graphus anti-phishing cloud software.

        28:22 Savage Jerky.

    [32:27] Topic #2: Valve's "Deckard" VR headset.

        35:11 Going standalone in the VR market.

        37:46 Pricing of Valve products.

        42:37 Poll: Which Distro should Linus use?

        45:22 Tim Cook meeting with EU competition chief.

    [46:48] Topic #3: Amazon's "Astro" house robot.

        48:24 Criticism towards the robot.

        48:52 Pricing & specs.

    [52:06] LTTstore new merch & site redesign.

    [52:56] Superchats.

    [57:20] Topic #4: Asus's RTX 3070 with Noctua fans.

    [58:20] Topic #5: Silicon Lottery closing.

    [59:14] Topic #6: Steam disables downloading older builds.

    [1:00:27] Topic #7: Dune Case has not shipped yet.

    [1:01:04] Outro.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Valve Did the IMPOSSIBLE... Anti-Cheat on Linux - WAN Show September 24, 2021

    Valve Did the IMPOSSIBLE... Anti-Cheat on Linux - WAN Show September 24, 2021

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    Timestamps (courtesy of NoKi1119 - NOTE: Timestamps will be off by a couple of minutes due to change in sponsors)

    [0:00] Chapters

    [0:57] Intro

    [1:32] Topic #1: Valve's anti-cheat on Linux.

        2:30 Supported games.

        4:57 Steam Deck's effect on the market.

        11:22 Discussing true identification.

        15:12 Issues with the validation.

        20:41 Supported AC does not guarantee games working.

        21:17 Linux installation competition video idea.

    [24:32] Sponsors.

    [26:50] Topic #2: EU enforcing USB-C on devices.

        28:51 Apple Watch 7 has 60.5 GHz wireless transfer.

        32:01 Is wireless charging the end of cables?

    [35:41] Topic #3: Microsoft's Surface laptop Studio.

        37:32 Specifications.

        38:58 New Surface Duo 2.

    [40:45] Topic #4: Super Mario Brothers movie & voice-over cast.

    [42:58] Topic #5: China bans cryptocurrencies, BTC value drops.

    [46:00] Superchats.

    [48:05] Wrapping up.

    [48:10] Outro.

    • 46 min
    Did Apple Just Prove the iPhone Could be Cheaper? - WAN Show September 17, 2021

    Did Apple Just Prove the iPhone Could be Cheaper? - WAN Show September 17, 2021

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    Timestamps (Courtesy of NoKi1119 - NOTE: Timestamps are off by a couple of minutes due to sponsor change.)

    [0:00] Chapters.

    [1:31] Intro.

    [1:56] Colton blames Geoff for no sponsors.

    [4:06] Topic #1: Apple's annual September event.

        5:57 A15 specs & Geekbench result.

        9:35 ProRes enabled on iPhone 13 Pro.

        13:56 iPhone & iPad Mini improvements.

        15:22 Lightning vs USB C.

        17:36 iPad Mini is a bigger iPhone.

        20:33 iPad 9th Gen & Apple Watch Series 7.

        21:34 Apple sued for "Sherlocking" apps.

        29:34 Issues with OLED displays on Windows.

    [36:26] Sponsors.

        36:40 Seasonic's Ultra Titanium PSUs.

        37:51 Honey Promo Codes.

        38:50 Ridge Wallet.

    [40:04] Topic #2: LG 325-Inch 8K "Whole Wall" TV.

        41:32 DVLED Home Theater Cinema TV.

        44:20 LG's peak watt usage & other specs.

        49:38 Different modules for TV models.

        55:14 Responding to chat regarding purchases.

        1:00:20 AirBnB & other leisure renting.

    [1:04:55] Topic #3: FloatPlane early-access REMOVED.

    [1:07:07] LTTstore new merch.

    [1:08:18] Topic #4: Sennheiser's new HD 8xx.

    [1:11:38] Superchats & discussing Framework.

    [1:30:35] Wrapping up.

    [1:31:23] Outro.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Apple WON... but also Lost - WAN Show September 10, 2021

    Apple WON... but also Lost - WAN Show September 10, 2021

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    [0:00] Chapters.

    [1:20] Intro.

    [2:10] Topic #1: Apple VS Epic suit is FINALLY over.

        6:26 Tim Sweeney's reaction.

        9:37 Epic's developer Apple account.

        11:02 Effects on the developers and consumers.

    [17:26] Topic #2: ProtonMail is not really private.

        23:10 Changes and securing your mail.

    [25:30] Sponsors.

        25:34 Jumpcloud Cloud Active Directory.

        28:21 TuxCare Open Source Linux Support.

        29:21 Freshbooks Accounting.

    [30:36] Topic #3: The Matrix Resurrections Trailer.

        34:05 Linus criticizes the movie, genre & its' MMO.

        40:51 PS Showcase & Star Wars remake.

        43:12 Grand Theft Auto 5 Enhanced Edition delayed.

    [44:31] Topic #4: Facebook smart glasses.

        46:02 Pricing and specs.

        49:19 Better POV videos.

        51:27 Comparing to Google Glass.

    [53:28] Topic #5: Valorant anti-cheat & TPM 2.0.

    [1:04:47] TechIngredient's thermal paste.

    [1:05:36] LTTstore new merch.

    [1:07:35] Superchats.

    [1:19:06] Wrapping up.

    [1:19:51] Outro.

    • 1 hr 20 min

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