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Home firewall/router with full gigabit throughput

I just upgraded to home gigabit internet, but my router can't handle it. What reliable routers exist that can actually handle full gigabit throughput? I have most of my devices wired, so gigabit WiFi ...
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Biggest amount of cores on the smallest board

I'm looking for parallel computing in tiniest form possible. For example, having two 18 cores Intel Xeon parked on both sides of motherboard with size of credit card would be ideal solution. Couldn't ...
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Alternative to a PC keyboard

For some reason, my fingers have started hurting and typing very desyncedly. For example, I type "teh" a lot and put spaces before I really should. The ergonomics of the keyboard is so bad. The Home/...
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Choosing the right hardware for an interactive kiosk - computer

My goal is to develop an interactive kiosk with only touchscreen available to visitors for a local museum. I must admit that I'm a freshman in this part of hardware world, but I really like the sound ...
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Motion detection home monitoring camera to send videos to my e-mail while on holiday

I'm looking for indoor camera (a room) with motion detection feature which can send me reliable videos to my e-mail once movement has been detected. I'm aware there are plenty out there, but after I'...
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With what type of device could I power off/on another USB device programmatically?

I have a remote server (running far, far away), which has a very important USB device plugged in (call T). Sometimes this device simply dies. If this happens, a simple plug out - plug in solves the ...
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Apple keyboard without forced incline, full-size layout, with flat keys, and thin

I am looking for a keyboard with the following properties: no forced incline full-size layout (i.e. not compact layout) flat keys Apple QWERTY layout (i.e., standard layout of official Apple ...
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Cheap USB drive bay with headphone output

I just got the Phantom NZXT case (specs) for my PC. It works great for me, but this thing is so huge it barely fits in my desk! Now, it does fit, but since the 1/8 in audio output and USB ports are on ...
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Micro SD for Raspberry PI 2 B

I'm going to buy a Raspberry PI 2 B and install osmc on it. I'm wondering which type (r/w speed) of Micro SD I should buy and which size (8, 16 ,32 go). My movies, pictures, etc are stored on an Nas ...
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Laptop for programming that meets the listed requirements

I'm looking for a laptop for programming with: Weight: <= 6 pounds Display: 15+ in; Full HD (1920x1080) RAM: 8GB CPU: Quad Core OS: Windows 10 Storage: 256GB SSD GPU: Integrated (preferred) or ...
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Are there other x86 Android phones than the Asus Zenfone?

I've been looking for an Android phone with an x86 processor. I've googled a lot, searched online and physical retailers, etc, but so far I've only been able to find the Asus Zenfone. I'm looking ...
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Quiet ATI graphics card

My current graphics card is a Radeon HD 5770, and is by far the loudest part of my computer. I'm looking for something quieter. Requirements. As quiet as possible, though I'm uncertain if my case's ...
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Inexpensive Long-term (10-20-year) Archival Storage

Historically, optical media appears to have been the best choice for inexpensive 10-20 year storage, but over the years, optical storage just hasn't kept up: CD-R was introduced around 1988 with 600-...
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Rooted Android phone

I naively originally thought the title's request would be too vague, considering the hundreds of different Android smart phones out there, but I'm having trouble finding one that comes rooted. In ...
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How do head-tracking devices SmartNav, TrackerPro, HeadMouse Extreme, & HeadMaster compare in terms of mouse and cursor vs movement accuracy?

I am looking for a head-controlled mouse controlled with neck movements. I have found SmartNav (400 to 600 USD), TrackerPro (1550 USD), HeadMouse Extreme/Nano (995 USD), and HeadMaster (?? ...
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high quality finish, 2 in 1 laptop for (remote) college work

Heyo. Here's my situation: I'm looking for a laptop basically acting as a mobile workstation extension for my home computer. For what it matters, I'm doing mainly programming and college work as well ...
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Notebook for developers

I am a computer science student with specialization in machine learning and I need a new notebook. I work inside most of the time, but I take my notebook to presentations / collaborative development / ...
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Looking for a small notebook for 9 year old to run Linux powerfully enough for Minecraft

I'm looking for a small notebook for 9 year old to run Linux powerfully enough for programming and runing Minecraft to buy my son for this Christmas. I'm based in the UK. Small enough to suit a 10 ...
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Programming laptop available in Greece?

I need to buy a new laptop for my programming job. The problem is that I just don’t like laptops! I have to get this because I need to travel and meet with colleagues and have to do some work on site. ...
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A portable workstation for 3D rendering

I am looking for a laptop that would be very high-end graphic wise, and that can be used for rendering and 3D modeling. There are a LOT of high-end laptop reviews out there, but most are gaming-...
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Is there a USB micro SD card reader in a sturdy metal keychain thumb drive form factor?

I'm looking for a USB thumb drive to keep on my keychain, but with removable (therefore replaceable and upgradable) microSD storage rather than flash memory that is built into the device. There are of ...
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Indoor drone with an automatic docking/charging procedure

I want a good indoor drone that also has a docking station at which it gets charged. Ideally it would have this part automated with sensors so you could tell it to land when it's hovering over the ...
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I2C Bus Analyzer

I am looking for some hardware that analyzes the quality of I²C signals voltage data signal quality (quality of the rectangle) clock signal quality (quality of the rectangle) potentially other ...
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Security camera that doesn't use a third party

I am looking for a security camera that I can use to view what's going on in my apartment, without having to use a third party website/app. I am currently using one that requires me to connect to a ...
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Cheap, Quiet and up-gradable Steam OS compatible Motherboard

I am looking to build a Steam OS box, I would like to run 'light' native Steam OS games and stream the rest from my powerful windows box. What are my options for a motherboard that fits the ...
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Laptop for school

I'm looking for a laptop for school. Here is the kind of functionality that I am looking for: Play a few games: such as Minecraft. Somewhat graphics intensive. Video Editing to post to YouTube. ...
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Smartphone controlled garage door opener

I am looking to replace my old, loud, and slow garage door opener. Since I have to do this soon anyway, why don't I buy one that makes my life easier. Requirements Must be able to be controlled from ...
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Baby monitor that can have multiple transmitting stations on the same channel

The baby monitors I have experience with have two channels. The channels are labeled "A" and "B" with no indication of what frequency the two are actually using. Different models seem to use different ...
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Programmable quadcopter drones

Building on the previous project of autonomic robot cars, controlled by a Raspberry Pi + BrickPi, delivering packages, we want to use (indoor) quadcopter drones for similar purposes. Since this ...
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Reliable ambidextrous wired mouse

I am a game developer who mouses quite a lot for programming, audio editing, graphics editing, video editing, gaming and many other tasks. I need a good and reliable wired mouse I can use with either ...
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Small, high quality Android phone

I hate large smartphones. Currently, I use the iPhone 4S, but it's starting to show its age, having become more and more unusable with recent iOS updates. I am looking for an Android phone with the ...
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Network connected device to manipulate HDMI-CEC?

I have a relatively new HDTV I'm working with, and I'd like a device to remotely control the TV through HDMI-CEC. Ideally, I would be able to sit back and have a web console to control those things. ...
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Colour Laser MFP

I am in the market for a colour laser multifunction printer. I have the following requirements: Ethernet networking (RJ-45) Duplex printing and scanning Document feeder for scanning Scanning and ...
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GPS Tracker to integrate with server

I'm building a system to track school buses that would provide real time updates about the whereabouts of the bus for the students on a mobile app. So I'm looking for a GPS device. Following would be ...
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Portable solar cell for camping and backpacking?

I do quite a bit of camping and backpacking, so I would find a portable solar cell to power my smartphone and laptop quite useful. I would like the solar cell to: Have both 19 volt and 12 volt output ...
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MP3 player for podcasts

I'm looking for an MP3 player mainly for listening to podcast. Must have features: MicroUSB cable (for data transfer) 512 MB internal memory or more Buttons for seeking backward/forward 2-5 seconds (...
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Motion sensing home security cameras that work with Windows 10 (or standalone) and have both iOS and Android apps

I have several brands of home security cameras (WiLife, Dlink, Logitech, TrendNet), but they all have issues with Windows 8 and later. What home security cameras exist that work entirely without a ...
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Convenient portable hardware for temporary physical access?

I work with industrial PCs built into large pieces of machinery. Most of our deployment process happens over the network, but the first steps need physical monitor/keyboard access to set some BIOS ...
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KVM with dual output for extended desktop

I'm having trouble finding a solution for setting up a switch for three laptops to two monitors. I'd need a KVM that matches the following criteria: 3 inputs for the laptops 2 outputs to two monitors ...
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Portable micro PC computer on USB stick

I'm looking for portable micro PC (uPC) on a stick (something like Raspberry Pi), but a lot smaller (a USB thumb drive size). Any architecture is great (ARM is fine), as long as you can install Linux ...
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Earphone recommendation with good cost-to-benefit ratio

I've been searching for a good earphone for years but they always stop working after a few months. Sometimes its cable simply tears off, disconnects from the 'head' or starts malfunctioning. There was ...
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New laptop recommendations

So... I am buying a new laptop and I could use some recommendations. What i am looking for: good keyboard and trackpad (this is very important for me) at least 4-core i7 processor any graphic card ...
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Graphing calculator for AP Calculus?

I'm taking an AP Calculus AB class, for which I need a graphing calculator. Requirements: Last for a reasonably long time (measured in weeks with ~1hr/day of medium use) on batteries, I don't want ...
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What is a good Android-compatible Bluetooth keyboard?

I have a Galaxy Note 4, and sometimes it's nice to be able to do proper typing on it, and saving having to carry a laptop around. I'd like a Bluetooth keyboard I can carry with me (doesn't have to ...
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What options are available for cheap NAS devices that allows to put two hard drives in RAID 1?

I want to create a private cloud on my home, and for this I want to know a good NAS device that performs the following: Put two or more hard drives on RAID 1. As cheap as possible. Allow to install ...
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Android phone under $180 with great specs

I'm looking for a great android phone with awesome specs, but in a tight budget of under $180(may go a little over). Here is a list of things I want it to include: compatible with micro SD card uses ...
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What advantages do either of the G50 and Z50 have over one another?

I am thinking about upgrading my laptop and I cannot decide between the two following Lenovo laptops: Lenovo G50 Lenovo Z50 Both laptops are priced at £499. One contains an AMD FX-7500 APU, an R7 ...
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64/128GB microSD card that works with the Huawei Honor 7

I am searching for a good, fast microSD card with 64GB or 128GB of storage for a reasonable price. Must be compatible with the Huawei Honor 7 smartphone. I don't know what it is important when buying ...
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Logitech non-gaming wireless mouse with a clicking scroll wheel?

I have an old Logitech M505 mouse and I really like both the ergonomic form factor and the fact that it's from Logitech (the Unifying Receiver is handy). I looks like this: But this is discontinued ...
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Are there some low cost NAS devices that can operate well as a webserver?

Buying a full server is both expensive to buy and to maintain. As NAS devices became popular they give us the chance to have servers that are easy to acquire and cheap to maintain especially when it ...

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