PS5 Disk Drive Drama - WAN Show October 27, 2023

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Published on 28 Oct 2023, 5:22
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Timestamps (Courtesy of NoKi1119):
0:00 Chapters
1:16 Intro
1:45 Topic #1 - PS5 Slim requires an internet connection to pair the disc drive
4:06 30 years of pirating PS, long-term impact, game compatibility
6:40 Movie studio's potential influence, pair games
8:10 Right to Repair, Linus on 24/7 net connectivity, FP poll
12:28 Topic #2 - Carriers block "unauthorized" Mexican phones
14:22 Linus on smuggling legitimate products
15:18 Motorola remotely disabled phones, repair shops, spoofing IMEI
19:14 Samsung disabled phones retroactively, OPPO & Xiaomi might do the same
22:20 Samsung won't block any more, what's the solution? ft. Regional prices
30:42 Merch Messages #1 ft. Hand cam, Dan's MM cards
33:19 After Threadripper, will AMD continue releasing CPUs for DIY users?
42:31 Will you see storage servers filled with M2 drives?
51:26 Topic #3 - IRS to launch Direct File Pilot Program
51:58 Dark Patterns, Guess the Pattern game, discussing taxes
1:00:56 Topic #4 - Reddit threatens to block Google, claiming it can survive
1:02:24 Reddit & news articles on LLM data, Luke on restrictions
1:06:12 LTTStore's new premium joggers
1:07:54 LTT backpacks on stock, new carabiner update
1:08:44 Free shipping for the whole order if you get the Plaid flannel
1:10:10 Magnetic cable clip signup
1:10:32 Sponsor - Green Man Gaming ft. Linus never played RE
1:12:23 Sponsor - UPDF
1:13:39 Sponsor - Savage Jerky ft. Linus knows Luke too well, "California Reaper"
1:16:38 Merch Messages #2
1:17:08 Features removed from modern PCs ft. File Share, Win11, monitors, taskbar, G-Docs, sharepoint
1:46:40 What is missing with water cooling that would make it easier?
1:51:28 Topic #5 - Linus now owns the LG Wing 5G
1:54:38 Linus on the lack of a chin bezel
1:56:17 Fingerprint unlock, gimbal mode, pop-up camera
1:59:42 SIM swap, security update, T9 dialing, Luke on fingerprint bump
2:07:50 Topic #6 - Activision's deal with Remington for COD MW2
2:10:22 "Disclosed," Luke's deal scenario with Linus's LG
2:15:32 Linus's opinion on LG Gram, LG Wing works
2:17:09 Topic #7 - Nintendo's new tournament guidelines
2:17:28 Nintendo's article, Luke on the Smash scene, "F-off Nintendo"
2:21:06 LAN Smash tournament, Linus challenges Nintendo, breaking rules
2:23:09 Stupid Q&A with Nintendo, "Who CARES?!," ALL THE SPONSORS!
2:25:11 Linus contacts dBrand, he will admit if he is in the wrong
2:28:42 Funny tournament names suggestions
2:30:49 LTT Official Folding Month VI competition ft. Konrad's message
2:33:10 Topic #8 - 41 US states sue Meta for addictive features
2:36:18 Topic #9 - DigitalRev deleted videos on the YouTube channel
2:40:00 Topic #10 - CS2 players banned due to high-DPI spinning
2:42:35 Topic #11 - Unplugged's UP Phone, has a physical killswitch
2:51:40 Merch Messages #3 ft. WAN Show After Dark
2:52:39 Experiences with the Amazon One's palm entry stores?
2:54:40 Why do you think all cotton clothing is rare?
2:55:43 Luke's experience with his Pixel 8 Pro
2:57:52 Where would you shop to buy 60 TVs at once?
2:58:28 Chance to have signed LTTStore items? ft. LG Wing thickness
3:02:12 Final Fantasy VI discussion
3:23:47 The most detrimental to gaming - gaming as a service, microtransactions or loot boxes?
3:25:20 Opinions on hardcore mode gaming?
3:30:30 Should GPU testing include AI benchmarking suites for comparison?
3:30:51 Does Linus keep backup computers in his house?
3:36:30 Luke's thoughts on spoonerism given his dyslexia
3:40:04 Power & running costs of the pool cooling?
3:42:35 Employees who deserve more recognition but aren't in the spotlight?
3:46:27 What does Linus do with his excess money?
3:52:29 Blu-rays consoles are locked, it's not up to Sony
3:54:25 Complicated tech product names that infuriate you?
3:56:43 How hard would it be for developing countries to set up fabs?
3:59:03 How does Linus turn his PC rack on remotely?
3:59:55 What do you think is the greatest game of all time?
4:16:09 Ways AR can be used in business?
4:17:29 Ever considered a collab to show how clusters are used in science?
4:19:07 What happened to Linus's DIY water cooling bed?
4:19:39 Why didn't you use the controlled atmospheric chamber to test the sub-ambient PC?
4:20:12 Baby steps to take to have my son start gaming?
4:21:15 Why do you think computer repair shops are a bad idea?
4:22:42 How does sourcing for LTT labs differ from creator warehouse?
4:23:02 Got the 10M subs case, any possibility to buy the play button PC?
4:23:58 Outro ft. Not-so-tall Linus