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Now displaying: August, 2020
Aug 31, 2020

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Timestamps: (Courtesy of Jesse Ferguson)
0:27 - Topic Rundown
1:40 - Intro
2:10 - Epic vs Apple Lawsuit Update
8:20 - Looking at EBay iPhone’s with Fortnite installed
20:42 - Floatplane iOS App pulled [Update 2]
27:50 - [Headline Topic] New RTX 3000 information in regards of PSU
34:55 - Discussion of increasing Graphic Card prices in the used market
45:30 - [Sponsor] Private Internet Access
45:10 - [Sponsor] Honey
47:00 - [Sponsor] Displate
54:10 - Corsair has filled an IPO
1:11:10 - Would Luke buy Corsair shares?
1:19:49 - Would Linus buy Corsair shares?
1:26:20 - [Strawpoll] Would viewers buy Corsair
1:27:00 - Apple preparing its own Search Engine?
1:28:40 - Russian hackers infiltrate Tesla
1:31:50 - YouTube Superchats
1:36:15 - Outro

Aug 24, 2020

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Timestamps: (Credit to Lime12387)
00:00:32 Welcome to the WAN SHOW!
00:00:45 TOPICS
00:02:50 ROLL THE INTRO
00:03:30 *Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 - HEADLINE TOPIC*
00:17:50 *Facebook'en'ing of OCULUS - TOPIC*
00:24:55 *SPONSORS*
00:28:28 Back to the show!
00:28:41 *Back to Facebook*
00:35:40 *Apple supplying parts to independent repair shops (not as cut and dried as you might think) - TOPIC*
00:54:46 *XBOX Series X architecture deep dive - TOPIC*
01:04:11 *BREAKING NEWS... The RTX 3090 has been pictured - TOPIC*
01:09:38 ***UNSUBSCRIBE FROM LTT, you heard it here first.***
01:10:47 ***SUPERCHATS***
01:19:02 OUTRO
01:19:09 Leafy (YouTuber) gets account terminated!
01:21:24 WifeySauce gets her own YouTube channel and raid ensues

Aug 17, 2020

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Timestamps: (Courtesy of Michael O'Brien)

00:00:00 - Stream Start!
00:00:05 - Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the WAN Show!
00:00:47 - Topic #1: The Answer to the Ultim... Fortnite vs Apple & Google (Jump to 00:02:06)
00:00:59 - Topic #2: Starlink SpeedTest[.net] (Jump to 00:37:30)
00:01:05 - Topic #4: Tiger Lake details (not covered)
00:01:12 - Topic #3: Microsoft Surface Duo (Jump to 00:46:35)
00:01:23 - WAN Show INTRO!
00:02:06 - Topic #1: Morpheus vs Neo? (Fortnite vs The World)
00:03:07 - EPIC's plausible strategy
00:03:44 - Community feedback & Luke's 1st hand opinion
00:06:23 - Recap of the current issue & difference of services
00:09:01 - What has been happening as a result
00:10:17 - EPIC Repurposing Apple's "1984" & current role reversal
00:14:07 - Good for EPIC vs Apple/Google, but nothing small creators can do
00:15:27 - EPIC's tactics/propaganda in-game & monopoly and democracy
00:18:23 - EPIC's store vs App[le] Store vs Google Play Store
00:19:49 - Enterprise ecosystems
00:21:55 - What could Apple do to compromise?
00:24:52 - James' take on possible compromises
00:26:37 - Fornite taken off of Play Store, too
00:28:43 - US vs Microsoft legal precedent (referencing last week too)
00:30:27 - How to carve out your share in the market
00:33:02 - Wrapping up the topic
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00:37:30 - Topic #2: SpaceX beta test bandwidth testing
00:38:35 - Bandwidth vs area spec & archived claims
00:40:26 - Luke's posisited city-density-reduction effect
00:42:44 - Who's the average user/customer for Starlink?
00:44:35 - James' anecdotal TelCom experience, albeit common
00:45:37 - Except for Luke being treated well by the same TelCom
00:46:38 - Topic #3: Microsoft Surface Duo
00:46:42 - James' considered opinion
00:48:24 - Comparison to the Z Fold
00:50:27 - How costs are saved?
00:51:28 - Power vs Productivity vs Average users
00:54:26 - Luke's considered opinion
00:56:24 - The comparative user base & wrapping up
00:58:39 - Superchats? Luke & James have no Dashboard access
00:59:08 - This is the stream that never ends...
00:59:24 - Intro/Outro/Smoutro
00:59:49 - And attempts were made to end the stream
01:01:37 - Unofficial Topic: ASRock blacklists GN & HU
01:02:54 - Meme opportunity
01:04:01 - BYE!

Aug 8, 2020

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Timestamps: (courtesy of Michael O'Brien)

00:00:00 - Stream Start!
00:00:04 - WOOOOOOO BOY! WELCOME!
00:00:12 - Topic #1: Floatplane v App Store (Jump to 00:02:06)
00:00:35 - Topic #2: Intel Leak (Jump to 00:13:06)
00:01:10 - Topic #3: TikTok & WeChat (Jump to 00:37:05)
00:01:18 - Topic #4: Get Unpacked (Jump to 00:50:27)
00:01:37 - Roll the Intro
00:02:06 - Topic #1: Floatplane on iOS
00:02:40 - Relevancy of topic
00:04:12 - "Great User Experience"
00:06:08 - How Floatplane is impacted
00:08:16 - Additional restrictions from Apple
00:10:28 - Apple's hypocrisy
00:13:06 - Topic #2.1: Intel's 20GB of IP (not of the v4 or v6 variety)
00:14:27 - Backdoor in firmware?
00:14:37 - Password practices are the best!
00:15:09 - How it was found & where it was
00:17:01 - Initial meta overview of why it was offsite
00:18:53 - TRAINING VIDEOS!
00:18:57 - Meme opportunity #1
00:19:38 - Topic #2.2: Nintendo tie-in
00:20:46 - Weird Yoshi
00:22:23 - Overview of the Nintendo leak
00:23:35 - LTT Confessions
0:26:33 - And this is when Luke gets hatemail
00:27:04 - Sponsors!
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00:28:44 - Technical problems!
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00:30:31 - Happy Linus! Sebastian, not Torvalds
00:31:57 - Dr DisRespect Streams!
00:32:15 - Linus is famous
00:32:48 - "Too Mad PC" Colab Details
00:34:37 - To PC or not to PC?
00:35:47 - lttstore.com
00:37:05 - Topic #3: US Banning TikTok & WeChat in 45 days
00:38:03 - "Poorly worded, ill prepared"
00:39:46 - Getting past The Great Firewall
00:42:09 - Trillian nostalgia et al.
00:44:44 - Tangent #1: Current state of notifications on Windows & Android
00:46:15 - Google, Listen up!
00:47:32 - Luke's trials & tribulations
00:49:41 - [Microsoft] Teams' woes
00:50:27 - Topic #4: "Get Unpacked" the Samsung event
00:51:06 - Note 20 hot take
00:52:05 - Note 20 Ultra hot take
00:52:51 - Math!
00:53:39 - Galaxy Watch 3 hot take
00:54:20 - Galaxy Z Fold 2 hot take
00:55:55 - Tangent #2: Buy a car or a phone?
00:57:16 - Tangent #3: Buying a Tesla
00:58:38 - Tesla's delivery process
01:00:14 - Fanboys!
01:01:43 - "Fix the roof" analogy
01:02:29 - Luke's self-proclaimed Nintendo fanboy
01:03:51 - Today's Guest on The View, Linus Sebastian
01:06:33 - No apology videos!
01:07:25 - PC Tech Support Challenge Sponsored by Intel Stream on August 8th
01:08:15 - #Lienus
01:09:25 - 3 [fixed] computer systems given away
01:09:57 - Stream is at 12:00 pm PDT, August 8th
01:10:14 - The will to prove that the other is not as good...
01:10:50 - Meme opportunity #2
01:11:34 - Linus' Bounty - $2500 (Watch for details)
01:14:50 - SUPERCHATS!
01:16:14 - Tangent #4: Honesty
01:17:55 - Inexperience vs Maliciousness
01:19:13 - Linus will do anything for money
01:19:24 - Luke schools Linus' on technique
01:20:07 - Loving the Gestapo
01:22:35 - Luke's missing "Bye"

 

Aug 3, 2020

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Timestamps: (courtesy of Michael O'Brien)

00:00:00 - WAN Show Start
00:00:05 - Welcome!
00:00:44 - Topic #3: TSMC will not make extra Capacity for Intel (Jump to 00:43:40)
00:01:01 - Fake Out!
00:01:11 - Topic #4: ARM China (Jump to 00:53:56)
00:01:28 - Topic #1: iPhone 12 Delayed & joyful James! (Jump to 00:09:29)
00:01:33 - Google wants death to Bixby Assistant and App Store
00:01:55 - Topic #2: Antitrust MEGATHREAD! (Jump to 00:22:40)
00:02:40 - Introl Rolled
00:03:18 - Topic #1: iPhone 12 delayed by "a few weeks"
00:05:02 - Debunking Apple's reasons for delay
00:05:53 - Linus' take, "disingenuous at best"
00:08:01 - James' take, psychology's effect
00:08:57 - Tangent #1: Mayflies
00:09:29 - And back to your regularly scheduled WAN Show
00:10:50 - Possible opportunity to boost sales
00:12:18 - Industry trend to longer product cycles w/ spin
00:14:16 - Posited theory of testing eco of longer cycle
00:16:02 - Updated design thoughts
00:18:08 - Stereoscopic photos
00:19:32 - Tangent #2: Google bought North
00:20:27 - LTT is in the wrong business
00:21:35 - Why LTT isn't a public business
00:22:20 - Jame's Epic Segway
00:22:40 - Topic #2: Antitrust MEGATHREAD
00:23:43 - Jeff Bezos forgets about losing $200 million
00:25:04 - Apple's Right to Repair internal discussion
00:26:53 - Apple's "cognitive dissonance" regarding PR & reality
00:28:14 - Apple's problem with 30% cut of gross App Store revenue
00:29:25 - Except when they don't
00:31:38 - Legislative double standards
00:33:38 - Instagram vs Twitter
00:36:21 - Meme making opportunity #1
00:36:46 - Sponsors!
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00:38:02 - Tangent #3: The Dark Knight & Carpool Critics
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00:43:40 - Topic #3: TSMC will not make room for Intel
00:44:16 - How long it takes to make projections
00:45:46 - Threadripper Pro process node legitimacy
00:47:38 - Intel is likely priority
00:48:57 - Intel's investor lawsuit
00:51:38 - Google pushing Samsung for Bixby's death
00:53:56 - Topic #4: ARM China going rogue
00:54:41 - The grit and potatoes synopsis
00:56:00 - Hilarity of personal security
00:57:18 - Repercussions
00:58:25 - Farewell James!
00:58:43 - SUPERCHATS!
00:58:43 - Beard won by about 10:1
00:58:55 - Meme making opportunity #2
00:59:06 - Meme making opportunity #3
01:00:14 - Meme making opportunity #4
01:00:27 - lttstore.com - 21 fl oz bottle discount news
01:02:14 - lttstore.com talking point about Canada
01:06:06 - An homage to Luke the Great. BYE!
01:06:11 - Outtro

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