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Laptop for front-end development
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I'm going against the tide here: OS X. It can be easier to use for development stuff (especially web, can't vouch for .NET development and other such Microsoft technologies.), and it doesn't cost as ...

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What's the cheapest reliable method of backing up my data?
12 votes

I've had good luck with Seagate Barracuda drives. You can get a 1TB bare drive for $50 on Amazon, or go all the way up to 5TB: Note that there are reports that Barracuda drives could be unreliable. ...

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What advantages do either of the G50 and Z50 have over one another?
8 votes

Note that I don't have personal experience with either laptop, but I do have experience with the kinds of information you're using to make your decision. I would definitely go with the Z50 here. To ...

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Graphing calculator for AP Calculus?
7 votes

I've been using the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition for the last few years: Last for a reasonably long time (measured in weeks with ~1hr/day of medium use) on batteries, I don't want to be feeding it ...

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Bluetooth headset with USB/3.5mm connection
4 votes

I've been using a Plantronics Savi 700 Series for the past few years. (source: plantronics.com) It: Is way over budget at $400. I got this as a gift through a fortunate series of events. I'm ...

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External trackpad for a Macbook Pro?
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I've been using an Apple Magic Trackpad 2 for the past week or so: It looks great on a desk, the poorly-lit Wikipedia picture doesn't do it justice. On a light wood desk, in warm light, it looks ...

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MacBook for iOS development
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First, see the megahertz myth - you can't compare processors from four years apart based solely on clock speed. Either machine would be great for iOS development. A couple things to note: I use a ...

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Laptop recommendation 800$ with good touch and feel
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Buy a used 15" MacBook Pro. an SSD The used market shifts quickly, but right now there's a Mid 2010 15" with 8GB RAM and a 256GB SSD on eBay for $499, buy-it-now. Preserved for posterity ...

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Screen replacement for Nexus 5X
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I ended up buying the whole LCD assembly w/ frame ($52): Image credit https://www.phonepartworld.com/lg-nexus-5X-lcd-screen-digitizer-with-frame It seems to be OEM; everything fit perfectly and it ...

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