Why Do We Need a Folding PC?? - WAN Show May 17, 2019

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Comments • 1 107

  • Luke Mettam Gaming
    Luke Mettam Gaming 2 days ago

    Isn’t a folding pc a laptop

  • Nikola Stankovic
    Nikola Stankovic 20 days ago

    My smart watch came free with S9+ So it's worth is amazing. :)

  • richfiles π
    richfiles π Month ago

    It makes me sad that people don't consider LG phones more. I had an LG Spectrum from 2012 till January this year. I replaced it with an LG V40 ThinQ, and I ABSOLUTELY love this phone. They have notch hiding features, and tuck the status icons on either side, and the DAC and speaker/headphone jack sound INCREDIBLE. My old Spectrum actually still works just fine, but I needed something with more power and a newer OS version. I loved that phone for years, and it was reliable. I kept it to use for the Telemachus mod for Kerbal Space Program as an auxiliary telemetry display.


    I wonder could that 3 hour marathon build be rendered out using BeOS R5 80586 Professional+UltraDV R5 80586 Professional as that is what BeOS and UltraDV was designed from the ground up to do one thing thing and one thing only i.e Video Editing and A/V Streaming.

  • Connor Hudson
    Connor Hudson Month ago

    My motorolla phone still has a headphone jack

  • Connor Hudson
    Connor Hudson Month ago

    What is afablet?

  • Climate Change Fan Club

    WTF..... writing code IS the ultimate use of autocomplete / predictive text...... you forgot the UK with GCHQ, do you really trust our ARM chip designs? lol

  • Twan Jaarsveld
    Twan Jaarsveld 2 months ago

    folding pc..... so a laptop ?

  • metaleggman18
    metaleggman18 2 months ago

    I'll give jord this, they have some automatic watches, and don't appear to rebranded Ali baba watches like mvmt and others out there.

  • River Wolford
    River Wolford 2 months ago

    You can just like... buy a stylus for like... a few bucks.

  • J2XG
    J2XG 2 months ago

    Is the title a laptop ?

  • chebz
    chebz 2 months ago

    on the phone jack topic, I've hated wired headphones (earbuds) - no matter how good or expensive they were, they ALL failed withing a range of 3-4 months. Reason is the cable ALWAYS failed due to me using them in gym every day. In around 3 months time it would always just snap due to constant bending/stretching. I've been so happy with bluetooth, my first ones (~$40) lasted for over 2 years. My current ones (~$20) have been working PERFECTLY for 3 years. I could care less about the phone jack, I am never going back to wired headphones.

  • jakob findlay
    jakob findlay 2 months ago

    Not really a spy palace it's cses headquarters

  • J E
    J E 2 months ago


  • Jan Gunnar Larsen
    Jan Gunnar Larsen 2 months ago

    cant you just split the keyboard on tablets? i had an ipad many years ago and i did it then

  • George Robles
    George Robles 2 months ago

    Folding is stupid. Rolling! Now that's the way we should be going.

  • tsartomato
    tsartomato 2 months ago

    A4 laptop which can unfold into A3 laptop with this new folding tech

  • The Road Abode
    The Road Abode 2 months ago


  • LunnarisLP
    LunnarisLP 2 months ago

    Foldable phone would really need to be like a bigger tablet, but you can take it with you like a phone. An addition would be, if you could actuall simply use it like a phone, so you can really choose, which would kinda solve the problem linus has, with typing.

  • Monochromatic Yukari
    Monochromatic Yukari 2 months ago

    I seriously don't see a point on having a foldable PC.

  • George Robles
    George Robles 2 months ago

    Hey Luke, try opening a door without your pinky. Or grip anything and feel strong about it. The pinky is actually quite strong. It's a part of your grip, and fact is you have Great strength in that little finger.

  • lazypizzaguy
    lazypizzaguy 2 months ago

    i think people are more scared about chinese and or russian spying than american spying

  • TheSingularity
    TheSingularity 2 months ago

    When I Google floatplane, the front page results results are mainly horrific plots plane crashes.

  • Wolf Reicherter
    Wolf Reicherter 2 months ago

    PLEASE stop flogging a service that cant even deliver the geo masking they and you are harping about

  • H Batenburg
    H Batenburg 2 months ago

    STOP EATING ON THE SHOW. Love you guys, and the show! But it actually makes me feel sick hearing you eat! I Have never NOT skipped the jerky part of the WAN show.

  • Nam Hoang Van
    Nam Hoang Van 2 months ago


  • Nam Hoang Van
    Nam Hoang Van 2 months ago


  • Review Pigeon
    Review Pigeon 2 months ago

    A laptop?

  • Razgriz Surget
    Razgriz Surget 2 months ago

    Point of the Hauwei ban is to hurt China, and move supply chains to ROC/Vietnam, even if temporarily, not to protect the US from some boogyman vulnerabilities. Huawei doesn't need to steal data from anyone because as per Chinese law any company that wants access to their market already MUST hand over their intellectual property and help develop technical data packages and even set up/design production lines for Chinese firms, and thats for ALL industries not just networking hardware. In the past countries went to war for much more relatively minor things, be happy its limited to tariffs and black lists

  • Arthur Dent
    Arthur Dent 2 months ago

    This message was automatically generated by gay marriage before having a stroke

  • treyce pomroy
    treyce pomroy 2 months ago

    Black on black with orange cross stitch would look amazing!

  • Nick sharpe
    Nick sharpe 2 months ago

    First time live

  • EspHack
    EspHack 2 months ago

    14:37 oh luke thats because phones are refined to hell and back in terms of touch experience, most tablets and other big touch things are crap in comparison, gram for gram, thats why
    i bet the foldable phones even today are better tablets than the "real" tablets selling now

  • tanmay panadi
    tanmay panadi 2 months ago

    Any body left with bad taste in their mouth when Linus made a good point are we supposed to be comfortable with American made telecommunication systems over Chinese

  • Bobby Nicholson
    Bobby Nicholson 2 months ago


  • SirAkivar
    SirAkivar 2 months ago

    I would say that it depends on what avenues you can buy the content.
    Certain Apps are Only available on iOS and cannot be downloaded or purchased in any other way.
    Whereas Nintendo offers all their games both on their online marketplace and in-store retailers.
    That's my take on it.

  • Tj Smithson
    Tj Smithson 2 months ago

    We need a foldable mouse

  • TheSnoopyclone
    TheSnoopyclone 2 months ago

    isn't a folding pc called a laptop?!

  • Steven Backenstoes
    Steven Backenstoes 2 months ago

    Gotta back off on that compressor a lil bit; spanking the audio a little hard.

  • Kevin Robbins
    Kevin Robbins 2 months ago

    Just got this notification in my subscription now!! :/ Almost a week later?

  • Shawn Chrissy Duliann-Hanzal

    As A USA Citizen I feel our government is much worse in monitoring communication then China. I’m referring to the newer regulations enacted by the Patriot Act. P.S. before any haters start I am a Military Veteran so my blood laterally paid for your freedom in the USA.

    • Razgriz Surget
      Razgriz Surget 2 months ago

      you have to delusional to actually believe this. chinese interstates have camera arrays every mile or so that in REAL TIME (think about that and what that means) identify drivers and monitor what their doing (smoking, using the phone, etc) since the car is one of the only places that aren't under several camera angles at all times. Not even bringing up the social credit system. you ARE being spied on but its by google, facebook, and apple for profit.

  • Nick Farrell
    Nick Farrell 2 months ago

    I thought Google owns SwiftKey

  • Sirmellowman
    Sirmellowman 2 months ago

    how the hell is the keyboard gonna go along with that stupid thing

  • Boojakascha
    Boojakascha 2 months ago +1

    A Canadian saying he isn't American XD
    You are very dumb, my friend!

  • Andrew Sheek
    Andrew Sheek 2 months ago

    Linus, to your question "why should I trust American companies?" Canada (and most of Europe for that matter) are formal trade, military, and ideological allies. We share political ideas such as individual rights, innocent until proven guilty, and agree on the basic foundation of a democratic form of government where the people are active participants not subjects. China isn't only ideologically and politically different, they are directly antagonistic towards those ideas. We may be at peace but there is no question China is a military, technological, economic, and political rival of the US and the west. I as an American dont mind using Canadian or European goods because our relationship with those countries are good and have been for a very long time. Canada isn't looking to steal military secrets and potentially establish military dominance over the US. China is. That's your difference.

  • MPflugga
    MPflugga 2 months ago +1


    • H Batenburg
      H Batenburg 2 months ago +1

      I have never not instantly skipped the jerky sponsorships. It actually makes me feel sick hearing them eat. Love the show and the guys, but o my freaking God.

  • Pete Nielsen
    Pete Nielsen 2 months ago

    It's funny that they should mention "flop-plane" since I just watched a video about turbulence the other day which featured an animated plane that flapped its wings. It made me think of someone mispronouncing the name of the service as "flop-plane" once it also flopped at one point in the video.

  • nicholas dean
    nicholas dean 2 months ago

    Like it was with removable batteries? 25:00 and modularity? There is companies that still do it LG would have to survive years after Samsung gets rid of it... But it then also has to wait for other companies to stop headphone jacks like ASUS, nokia, ect

  • William Shreckengost
    William Shreckengost 2 months ago +6

    Folding PC?
    **Closes laptop**
    At first, you had my curiosity. Now you have my attention.

  • Torrey Jones
    Torrey Jones 2 months ago

    Why use American Equipment? Because the US Government doesn't own Apple and can't force Apple to put a secret chip into the phones that will turn off the phone of anyone who disagrees with the latest lord high muckety-muck. The "No Such Agency" might spy on you, but not because they put a feature into your phone. Apple might choose to do so on their own (and make such a feature known and available to the government), and the government might ask them to do so, but Apple is under no obligation to install such features, nor give the Government access to said features should they choose to include them.
    Anyone can file a lawsuit for any reason, good or bad, and you get screwed by having to respond to it. Thing is, if it's a really bad lawsuit, you get your defense money back, and if it's a really GOOD lawsuit, you get to pay for the other guy's attorney's as well as everything else you get soaked for. (YMMV, all jurisdictions vary, not a lawyer, not legal advice, not even playing a lawyer on TV insert further legal disclaimers here.)

  • Gemini Marshdevil
    Gemini Marshdevil 2 months ago

    thin and lites will ditch mechanical moving parts, as much as possible.
    full phat laptops will get more specialized for Work
    folding phones will be a 2 class system (classic razor style flip phones + legit phablet phones)

  • Falon Fantos
    Falon Fantos 2 months ago +1

    FloatPlane App for Nintendo Switch Please!

  • brandon thomas
    brandon thomas 2 months ago

    I'm with Luke on this one. I hate touch interfaces (other than on phones) especially with a laptop. I HATE using a touch laptop (unless i'm using the windows ink feature)

  • deep hazarika
    deep hazarika 2 months ago

    you could be wrong (but i of course don't know), US could be as bad or worse in surveillance of its population compared to China. but the main reason why it seems China is worse is because since it's not a democracy/republic, it's much more free to openly monitor it's citizens whereas US will have to be ultra secretive for doing the same thing.

  • deep hazarika
    deep hazarika 2 months ago

    what about Intel IME? it's also accused of similar thing like Huawei

  • nem tudom
    nem tudom 2 months ago

    I actually bought a Jord watch last time they sponsored you Linus..... It wasn't cheap, but its really beautiful. I bought a conway midnight blue, and i absolutely love it. One thing i dont understand tho is that the bottom tiny arm is the second counter, and the big red is the seconds counter for the stopwatch. It doesn't make sense in my mind that these two are switched, but, whatevs. Also, my watch doesn't seem to be able to track time properly. It keeps forgetting the date every two weeks, and its gets behind by like 3 minutes every month. I wanted a luxury jewelery kind of item, i got that. I should be using it to check time, and not my phone.... But to me watches are just jewelery at this point. Anything displays the time nowadays, we dont need watches for that

  • ChaosTherum
    ChaosTherum 2 months ago

    All of the walled markets are monopolies we should be allowed to do with our hardware what we want.

  • Brittain Stephenson
    Brittain Stephenson 2 months ago

    So we're just ignoring the lenovo yoga c930 that's been out for awhile?

  • Brittain Stephenson
    Brittain Stephenson 2 months ago

    I think a big deal with apple's app store is the taking a 30 percent cut on subscriptions. Anyone using spotify and purchasing on their iPhone means spotify loses 30% profit - depending on a companies model this could be impossible to support. Apple also makes it against the eula to link to external purchase platforms so if I understand correctly Spotify also can't even say - go buy the subscription on our website otherwise you are handing apple 30% of our GROSS profit.

  • Arturo De la Rosa
    Arturo De la Rosa 2 months ago +1

    I see foldable laptops/tablets as a better idea than foldable phones. Calling it right now.

  • dwjp90
    dwjp90 2 months ago

    Linuis, my company actually does IP testing, I've sent an email in the past about checking out where I work

  • FDN
    FDN 2 months ago


  • Jake w
    Jake w 2 months ago

    I purchased a waterbottle from the store a few weeks ago any idea when they will be in and be start going out to anyone that bought them?

  • robotron26
    robotron26 2 months ago

    smart watches just dont make sense right now with smartphones being a thing.

    and it's not even a power processing issue, people want the screen for photos, videos etc.

    It would take a sick smart watch/smart glasses combo before smartwatches are really vital. but even then, two things vs 1

  • Scotty24198424
    Scotty24198424 2 months ago

    So the point linus was making about having issues with the keyboard issues with using a bigger phone has technically already been fixed as on the new Samsung tablet the keyboard splits in 2 and sits where your thumbs would be at the sides of the screen.

  • Jannie Kirsten
    Jannie Kirsten 2 months ago

    Why do we need more than 640Kb of memory?

  • Mark Davenport
    Mark Davenport 2 months ago

    No wonder Apple hates you! 😂 smashing Mac Pro chasses

  • Joseph DESTAUBIN
    Joseph DESTAUBIN 2 months ago

    It's my understanding that it's not lawful to use your vertical integration as a company in an anti-competitive way on behalf of any particular tear of said company. Thus, if a parent company owns a phone manufacturer and also owns a chip manufacturer, the parent company cannot charge its customers significantly more than it charges its own cell phone manufacturing plant. So basically man's leveraging is another man's anti-competitive behavior. The EU is even more strict about this, requiring companies to sell components that they would otherwise keep in-house. The only thing that was at issue with the Supreme Court was weather developers had standing to sue alongside Apple's competitors. Unless I'm mistaken, Apple argued that competitors suing it would get in the way of developer suing them during the first phase of the lawsuit. That's lawyers for you.

  • Joseph DESTAUBIN
    Joseph DESTAUBIN 2 months ago

    U.s. is not going to war with China or England what even India. China on the other hand is going to invade Taiwan someday, and if we are not prepared we are in serious trouble. Allowing China to kill our Telecom industry in the middle of a conflict it's not an acceptable outcome. With the United States kill off Canada's Telecom if there was a war with Canada? Of course we would. But there will never be a war between the U.S. and Canada! As far as spying on people, everybody spies. It's a basic tenant of the nation-state system should strive to understand what both your friends and enemies are doing in the world. So for the US it's not the spine issue, it's the spying and kill-switch in the context of War issue.

  • Joseph DESTAUBIN
    Joseph DESTAUBIN 2 months ago

    The folding pc with the two seperate screens is awesome!

  • wileycsg
    wileycsg 2 months ago +1

    at 14:10...I propose a typing contest between platforms,; keys, screen, touch, code.. might be fun or at least a filler video slow tech periods

  • lux349
    lux349 2 months ago

    that t-shirt is ugly af

  • kevin
    kevin 2 months ago


  • Nandu Krishnan
    Nandu Krishnan 2 months ago

    The kind of things Linus wants on a phone shows he IS a PC enthusiast

  • Nandu Krishnan
    Nandu Krishnan 2 months ago

    Samsung ditched it on the foldable phone so....😥