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Low cost tablet just to watch videos with at least a 25cm (10") screen - any OS

I'm looking for a cost-efficient tablet just to watch videos. So the most important things are: Great screen, at least 25cm (10") diameter, viewable at a reasonably wide angle (an angle similar ...
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Slim RJ45 connector for an ethernet cable

I recently purchased a bunch of Kensington cable locks without properly testing the fit first and it turns out the ethernet cable connector is preventing the lock from sliding in properly. We could ...
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Video splitter / duplicator advice

I have a laptop with a HDMI port and would like to use it with an external monitor and projector. The goal is to extend the display to a separate monitor and then have the extended desktop projected. ...
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Server NIC vs PC NIC

Is there any differences between a Server NIC and a personal computer NIC? Can I use Intel X710 NIC ( for instance this model: FH-X710DA4FHBLK) on my PC without problem? Specific motherboard needed? ...
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What cheap Android phones support augmented reality (AR)?

I'd like recommendations for an affordable Android phone that supports augmented reality (like how Pokémon Go works). The game Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp has added AR and requires a 64-bit device ...
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Old Toshiba laptop asks for non-existent HDD password [closed]

I'm trying to wake up my old Toshiba Satellite 1410-604 laptop (bought in 2003) cause I want to use my old 35mm negative and slide film scanner which only runs on XP. Unfortunately, when I start the ...
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Looking for budget digital writing media?

I'm looking for digital writing media, mostly use for writing and drawing simple diagram. My budget is under $400 USD. It can be a drawing tablet, Android tablet , iPad, etc. It must have stylus ...
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Can I recharge my laptop through this thunderbolt port? [closed]

I got a new laptop as a gift Lenovo X1 yoga Gen 5. I was checking the laptop specifications and I didn't understand the difference between those 2 ports. based on my understanding, the type c input (...
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how to deal with corrupt mouse [closed]

So I have this somewhat weird not working mouse. If connected to a rear port, no sign of power. however if its plugged into a front usb port, it lits up yet can't show its purpose aka not working. ...
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“Watch-like” Smart Watch With Android Notification Support but Without Mandatory Cloud Synchronization

Mh, difficult to summarize... I don't like fat bulky smart watches that only display the time when I wiggle my wrist or press a button. On the other hand, features like motion sensors and whatever on ...
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Networked HP8600 with usb port [closed]

Have an HP8600 on my network, connected with a cat5 cable, not Wifi. All devices, including my MAC on the network can print to it. The HP8600 has a usb port to allow scanning directly to a thumb drive....
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Is there a USB-C port multiplier that sits flush with the computer?

My laptop (Thinkpad E14 Gen 2) has only one USB Type-C port which is also used for charging. So naturally I cannot access it while the laptop is charging. I constantly find myself having to unplug the ...
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Which speakers would you recommend for TV/surround and music?

After some research, I am currently most interested in active solutions like the Nubert X-6000 or the Teufel Ultima 40 active in 4.0. Does anyone have experience with those and maybe could compare ...
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Best graphic card for my pc [closed]

I am building a pc with below components. Which graphics card is best for it? Budget is under INR15000 ($200) B450 Tomahawk Max AMD 5 3500X Vengeance 8x2gb RAM 250Gb Samsung 860 EVO V-NAND SSD Corsair ...
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Which laptop should I buy as a cs student/ developer?

I found these two and need some more opinion, since I have 0 experience with AMD processors (and all specs are on side of amd but I don't know what is it like in comapre with i5). And also a price is ...
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Laptop resolution and connecting to external display [closed]

If the max supported resolution by a laptop is 1366 x 768 Pixel and if my external LCD display (connected via HDMI) supports 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution, how does that work ? Meaning on the ...
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Need cheap replacement for WIFI antennas (MMCX)

So I have a motherboard with MMCX connectors for the WIFI antennas (Gigabyte X399 Aorus Gaming 7). Specs say this: 2 x MMCX antenna connectors (2T2R) Anyway, I broke the antennas by carelessly ...
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Notebooks recommendations, which cpu to choose?

I want to buy a notebook and I have the choice between two notebooks. The one has an i5-1035G1 and the other one has a Ryzen 5 3500U. the i5 has "only" 1 GHz, the Ryzen has 2.1Ghz. But: The ...
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What is an affordable dual monitor KVM switch over ip for personal use?

I have a multi-monitor setup on a MacBook Pro that I use as my principal workstation. Sometimes I need to work on work computers that are running Windows or Linux and have two monitors -- I cannot ...
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Mechanical keyboard with shape of Microsoft Ergonomic keyboard

I have/had Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000, which does not work anymore. Since it is impossible to find this keyboard for reasonable price anymore, I thought I might as well search for ...
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Why is HDMI to USB-C Cable such a rarity?

I'm looking for an HDMI to USB-C cable to connect my LG Ultrafine 5k Display thats primarily made for Macbooks to a Google Chromecast. So basically I need the opposite of this: After a lot of ...
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Computer keyboard with keys that are actually used

Is there a keyboard with a layout where all the keys are the most common (I write mostly in English and Swedish and use a Swedish keyboard)? For instance I write often mathematical expressions and ...
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Connecting one Laptop to two sets of peripherals and monitors via usb-c switch?

I am not able to find a dock or a hub that would allow me to Use my laptop at my working station in my office room and by flipping a switch would connect the same device via USB-C to a set of ...
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Keyboard replacement recommendation

I have been using this keyboard https://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Universal-Foldable-Keyboard-Android/dp/B00UBGU4PY ever since it came out and it was perfect for me (slim, light, low profile, very ...
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DIY solution that support Modern Standby

Is there DIY (i.e. CPU+MB+GPU+Win10) solution that can support Modern Standby which lead to very short wakeup time, even on system with rotating parts: Although Modern Standby enables an instant on/...
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Internetradio device with programmable and automated station change

I'm looking for an internet radio device (hardware) wich allows to program timed radio station changes. Example: - Device plays music from Station A. - Every full hour, the device changes the radio ...
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Swivel Mount for 15.6" Portable External Monitor?

I've just bought a 15.6" external touch monitor (dimensions similar to Surface Book) as I'd like to carry it around occasionally. I'd like to add it to my existing desktop setup for routine use. ...
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Inexpensive <$100 WIFI camera

Just received my company owned laptop Fedex. All usb ports are locked down, but WIFI is enabled. Bluetooth also is available and have mapped my speaker to it. Can not mount my Aukey USB camera. ...
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USB-powered 4G modem with ethernet port, WITHOUT WiFi

I'm looking for a reliable 4G modem with an RJ45 port (for a device I'd like to connect to the internet) that can be powered by USB (max 1amp, ideally) and doesn't have WiFi (or supports switching it ...
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Replace Microsoft sculpt. TKL, wireless and programmable

So I'm looking for a new keyboard to replace my Microsoft sculpt ergonomic. I really like the sculpt but before the sculpt I had an other Microsoft ergonomic keyboard where one could remap the left ...
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Replacement for the discontinued Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser Mouse 6000

I have a Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser Mouse 6000 that I bought over 10 years ago. It is a large, wireless, ergonomically-shaped mouse (nearly vertical, but not quite as vertical as the Evoluent ...
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High-End 60 cm PCIe Gen 3.0 x16 Riser/Extender Cable

I am looking for a 60 cm (600 mm) PCIe 3.0 riser cable for a graphics card, with a 90-degree slot positioning. That last bit means one could screw its PCB onto a horizontal surface, and a device would ...
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Whats a good 17 inch work laptop with many cores and a large battery

Because of the nature of my work, I need a laptop with a big screen, 6-8 cores and a large battery. A network port would be good too, if possible. My budget is about 1200-2500$. But the problem is, I ...
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Recommendation about a laptop

Today my laptop (HP pavillion g6-2209sl equipped with: i3-2370M @2.40GHz, RAM: 4 GB, SSD: 512 GB, AMD Radeon HD 7670M 2GB) has shown some problems, so I need to buy a new one tomorrow. I'd like to buy ...
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Small mini-itx case with support for PCIe 4.0 GPUs

I want to build a small factor mini-itx PC for gaming around a motherboard based on AMD X570. Ideally, I am looking for cases <20lt in volume. Slightly bigger cases (<24lt) would also do. The ...
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Tablet with HDMI output recommendations

Are there any tablets that have an upscaled 1080p HDMI output to a 1080p resolution screen? The intended use is for playing private videos from a tablet to a TV.
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Dock that supports 1 monitor @ 1440p@60hz, with Ethernet and a bunch of USB-A's

I'm looking for a good cheap USB-C/thunderbolt dock that supports one monitor @ 1440p60, and has at least 2 USB-A ports. Also keen to have gigabit ethernet but that's less critical. I don't need ...
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PCIe SATA Card for x16 slot

I need to add a few HDDs to my desktop. There are various PCIe SATA cards for up to 8 SATA ports. My problem is that almost all of them use X1 PCIe slot. While you can reach the SATA maximum speed of ...
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Replacing my daily driver laptop - Considering Dell XPS or cheaper

I'm in the market for a new laptop to replace my aging ASUS model from 2013. I'm looking for a thin and lightweight model, with good battery (let's say minimum 5 hours). I would also like some sort of ...
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Hardrive case with WiFi and/or Ethernet interface

The USB ports on my laptop have packed up. It will cost a few weeks that I don't have to get it repaired, not to mention the cost. I see that Western Digital, and others, are selling a "Personal ...
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Constant voltage 3 channel DALI driver

I am looking for a LED DALI-driver with at least 3 channels: U_supply: (24V DC or 230V AC U_out: 24V DC I_Channel > 2.5A each Channel needs its own adress I currently use a skydance driver, but ...
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GPU for gaming, good VR support and ML on Linux

I don't want NVIDIA, I have experienced first hand its terrible VR support (Alyx, after many months, still runs like garbage on 2080ti) and even for non-VR games NVIDIA is usually much slower in ...
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Is there any notebook with ACTUAL full-size keyboard, exact same layout as desktop keyboard?

I'm just curious ... I wonder if any manufacturer has ever tried to make a laptop with actual full size keyboard. By ACTUAL full-size I mean not just having a numpad. I mean one that has a keyboard ...
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Hardware token supporting multiple 2FA codes

Looking for a small, dedicated device to perform the same function as an authenticator token app. Ideally, open source with the ability to select and display tokens without connecting to anything. ...
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rfid readers 915 - 917 MHZ?

I need to track items in gold jewelry store usig RFID, located in Israel. I am looking for an RFID reader, which works within 915-917 MHz and matches israeli law.
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2.5" USB external drive that uses regular SATA HDD

Can anyone recommend recent models of 2.5"-sized USB 3.0/USB Type C external drives with that still use a real 2.5" SATA HDD inside? Recently, a friend had their WD MyPassport 2.5" ...
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Academic development HPC

(I wasn't sure if this should apply more to serverfault, or here, so feel free to migrate) I'm a longtime server admin for various HPC related projects, but in all cases so far, I've used a cloud ...
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Android recommendation given specific criteria

Criteria, in order Good camera performance (don't need zoom, or panoramic, low-light would be nice) microSD slot (non-cloud method to retrieve pictures) Very good battery life Security updates at ...
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Looking for an active USB 3.2 Gen 1 (or 2) hub with at least 10 ports, half of which are USB-A and USB-C respectively

I am looking for an active USB 3.2 Gen 1 -- or preferably Gen 2 -- hub which comes with at least ten usable ports, half of which should be USB-C sockets and the other half of which should be USB-A ...
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Rugged/tough smartphones that support LineageOS?

Do you guy know tough smartphones for industrial and construction workers that support LineageOS? Something like: https://blog.puls.com/most-durable-phones LineageOS 16 or 17 support. Durable and ...

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