Luke Lafreniere is a tech enthusiast and founding member of the Linus Media Group who has also served as the company's Chief Technical Officer. He has hosted the YouTube channel LinusTechTips.
Check out PCBWay and get a $5 welcome bonus! https://lmg.gg/HyL95 Check out Pulseway's Techathlon Tech Quiz night, featuring Linus at https://lmg.gg/pulsewaywebinar Save 10% at Ridge Wallet with offer code LINUS at https://www.ridge.com/Linus Check out Carpool Critics, our new movie podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt-oJR5teQIjOAxCmIQvcgA https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/1255664-louis-rossmann-points-out-some-facts-ltt-got-wrong-in-drivesavers-video/page/3/?tab=comments#comment-14119600 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
Save 10% at Ridge Wallet with offer code LINUS at https://www.ridge.com/Linus Visit https://www.squarespace.com/WAN and use offer code WAN for 10% off Get a 15-day free trial for unlimited backup at https://backblaze.com/WAN Check out Carpool Critics, our new movie podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt-oJR5teQIjOAxCmIQvcgA 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 00:44:38 - Sponsors! 00:44:41 - Ridge Wallet - Offer code Linus for 10% off - ridge.com/linus 00:45:28 - BackBlaze - backblaze.com/wan 00:46:17 - SquareSpace - Offer code WAN for 10% off - squarespace.com/wan 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!
Keep your feet dry and get $25 off each pair at Vessi with offer code WANSHOW at https://www.vessi.com/wanshow Honey automatically applies the best coupon codes to save you money at different online checkouts, try it now at https://www.joinhoney.com/linus Upgrade your stream with overlays from Nerd or Die: https://lmg.gg/nerdordie Check out Carpool Critics, our new movie podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt-o... Podcast Download: TBD 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! 00:40:15 - Honey - joinhoney.com/linus 00:40:55 - Nerd of Die - lmg.gg/nerdordie 00:41:32 - Vessi Footwear - Code WANSHOW - vessi.com/wanshow 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!
Save 10% at Ridge Wallet with offer code LINUS at https://www.ridge.com/Linus Keep your feet dry and get $25 off each pair at Vessi with offer code WANSHOW at https://www.vessi.com/wanshow Check out the SteelSeries Rival 3 Wireless: https://steelseries.com/gaming-mice/rival-3-wireless?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=review&utm_campaign=linustechtips Check out Carpool Critics, our new movie podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt-oJR5teQIjOAxCmIQvcgA 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? 01:01:00 - Sponsors! 01:01:15 - Ridge Wallet - Save 10% - Offer Code Linus @ Ridge.com/linus 01:01:46 - SteelSeries Rival 3 Wireless link in the description 01:02:26 - Vesi Footwear - $25 off ea. pair - Offer Code WANSHOW @ vessi.com/wanshow 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 Sho
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