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Office/Business notebook for C# development

I'm going to get me a new Hardware/Software-system for my development. The project I'm currently in has about 60 sub-projects which are of type WPF, Server/Client, WCF, Rest-API and simple class-...
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Looking for a convertible laptop with some requirements that aren't that typical of a convertible

I'm looking for a laptop. I plan on using it for watching videos and possibly some graphical design. This is why I'd like it to be a convertible. It's pretty inconvenient to do those things with a big ...
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Looking for an USB "swiss army knife"

In my job, I need to interact with a lot of different systems and a lot of different USB ports. I'm looking for a single USB tool that would guaranty that I would be able to connect two USB ports ...
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Are there any budget programmable smart glasses for DIY projects?

I am looking for some smart glasses to do some college project but most of them are way too costly. These are my requirements, it should have a colored display. bluetooth/wifi connectivity camera ...
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Opinions/alternatives on dell inspiron 15 5570-2890

I'm looking for a new laptop mainly for programming work. I don't have much knowledge about hardware but what is most important to me is just for the laptop to be fast while starting up and running ...
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Laptop recommendation for 2 monitors at home, drawing, programming and occasionally gaming

Lately I have been running in problem with my recent laptop and i have decided to buy a new one. I have been looking for a laptop to answer the following things: Powerful CPU (Kaby Lake i7 with Dual ...
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What's an ideal center monitor in a ~23" triple monitor setup for 90+/10-% productivity/gaming?

I currently have a triple monitor setup with three 1080 23" monitors. The side monitors have IPS panels and the center one has a TN panel. The monitors were purchased in 2011 for a budget price ($100-...
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2-in-1 laptop(s) for remote access to VS Code Server

I am restructuring my development setup from only laptop to a Linux based server running VS Code Server + a 2-in-1 laptop/tablet that I will use to connect to that server when developing. This 2-in-1 ...
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What laptop hardware makes the most logical sense for compiling rust? (Linux)

I am looking for a new laptop which will mostly be used for programming, specifically rust and want to get something that has best performance for the $. I'd rather replace my laptop every 2 years ...
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Low cost device able to run Python 3 and Scratch for educational purposes

What is the less expensive device for a student to study Scratch, Python 3 and maybe some Duolingo-style webapp? Cost is the main issue, since many students need one. Older PC, Raspberry Pi, tablet ...
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mini pc as dev server - specs?

I want a new no-noise dev server (LEMP); and I wonder what specs I should go for, how to narrow the search. I currently use an old budget Laptop (Asus K53U) with an AMD C-50@800MHz, 1x2GB Samsung DDR3-...
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Choosing a case for 5090x for heavy duty usage

I am trying to choose a case from the following. I will be using a 5090x with a noctua 15 cooler, need to have space for a future 3080 graphic card and most importantly it needs to able to dissipate ...
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(Dev) board to develop my own Amazon Ring(tm) -like doorbell

I am a pure s/w guy, know nothing about hardware & certainly couldn't handle a soldering iron. That's not likely to change, so hopefully there is an off-the-shelf solution for me. I have am a ...
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Recommendation for a new laptop to use in development day to day life

I'm a full-time web developer working mostly with Microsoft stack and sometimes various other applications. I wanted to purchase a new laptop, and there is confusion between different laptops I have ...
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Hardware specs to optimize Java Programming

I'm assigned the task to help describing the minimum requirements for hardware used by a Java programming team at my institution. This team is developing a system that uses about 7 GB RAM when loaded ...
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What matters most in a development machine?

Okay, so a little background here: I am a software engineering student who spends much of his time developing mobile apps with Flutter. As of right now, my main machine is a Surface Pro 4 with a dual-...
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Which laptop hardware setup is the fastest and most optimized for programming?

I'll be buying a new laptop and while searching for information for the best configuration I haven't yet found one website where there is clear real-world use-case information regarding the best setup ...
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Laptop for programming and light gaming under $500?

So. I have yet another question that requires some advice. I've been tasked by my uncle to find a laptop for my cousin sister's senior college years. She has decided to go into IT Software ...
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Laptop for coding (XPS 15 vs ZenBook Pro)

I am currently looking for a laptop to use for university next year. I will be studying Computer Sciences and I am still debating which laptop I should get. These where the laptops I had in mind: ...
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Audio DSP that can capture and output on the ultrasonic range

I'm looking for a software programmable DSP embedded platform that is relatively cheap, and can be used for capturing and driving speakers at least on the 60-70 kHz frequency. Any suggestions?
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VM server for testing purposes

I have a question similar to Picking VM server hardware for development. I am trying to choose a machine that will run several (up to 4?) windows/linux VMs to be used for testing and development. A "...
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