Franck Dernoncourt
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Smartphones under $100 for Android Development
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Look at Xiaomi (world's 4th largest smartphone maker) for reasonably priced phones with good specifications , they are often hard to beat price-wise. E.g. the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro Smartphone meet all ...

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Aside from aesthetics, is there a benefit to PC water cooling?
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From Wikipedia: The advantages of using water cooling over air cooling include water's higher specific heat capacity, density, and thermal conductivity. This allows water to transmit heat over ...

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GPU for deep learning
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Nvidia has just announced the Nvidia GTX 1080, which is ~25% faster than the Titan X and significantly cheaper ( 600 USD vs 1000 USD). From http://www.anandtech.com/show/10304/nvidia-announces-the-...

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Flat keyboard with the shortest travel distance and lowest actuation force possible
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Coincidentally, Cherry has just released a new switch, the MX Silver (a.k.a. MX Speed), which has a much lower actuation point: Unfortunately, the travel distance is too quite long, I'm not sure why (...

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What's a good non-iPhone smartphone that's reasonably priced and specced?
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Look at Xiaomi (world's 4th largest smartphone maker) for reasonably priced phones with good specifications , they are often hard to beat price-wise. E.g. the Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro Smartphone meet all ...

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Two monitors working with my notebook
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I personally use the Plugable UD-3900 USB 3.0 Universal Docking Station, I find it convenient if you have many devices to connect to your laptop. Regarding the graphics: HDMI port supports ...

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Laptop for data science
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As I am pretty much in the same situation, here are what I look for: SSD: since you'll likely perform many I/O on large data sets. 1 TB is my bottom line. RAM: since it's often more convenient and ...

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Should I find a processor with "hyper-threading?"
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What is hyper-threading and how does it work? does a good job at explaining what hyper-threading is: Hyper-threading is where your processor pretends to have 2 physical processor cores, yet only ...

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Portable alternatives to conventional LED monitors for coding on two large screens after traveling by plane?
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I'll summarize the comments in this answer, since comments can be removed anytime on Stack Exchange: jcaron: remove the computer monitor stand. Mike Harris: one could use coworking spaces. David ...

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Flat keyboard with the shortest travel distance and lowest actuation force possible
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The Arion Rapoo Black KX 5.8GHz Wireless Smart Backlight LED Built-in Lithium Battery Mechanical MX Keyboard - Black (85 USD) is mechanical, in addition to being flat (2mm travel distance, 50g ...

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Better battery for a Galaxy S4 Mini?
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As said in the comments, if you care about the battery life then look at the number of mAh the replacement battery has. The Samsung original battery for Galaxy S4 Mini is 1900 mAh so you want ...

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Ultralight ~24-inch computer monitor
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So far the lightest monitors I have found are, ordered by increasing weight: 21.5-inch: Acer S220HQL Abd 21.5-Inch Widescreen LCD Monitor: DVI/VGA (no HDMI), 1920 x 1080. Specifications (mirror) 1....

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Hands-free stenomask for speech recognition
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You can use Hushme's stenomask: http://www.gethushme.com preorder only price: 189 USD

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Device that allows the use a stenomask without having to hold it with one's hand
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You can use Vox Helpers' stenomask stand: supports the Sylencer SmartMic SM 100 and 200 C-clamp is 2" wide and easily attaches to most work spaces. Other options are available for an extra charge: ...

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Device that allows the use a stenomask without having to hold it with one's hand
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You can use HANDSFREEDesign's HANDSFREE Gadget: It is a strap that attaches to the Sylencer SmartMic SM 100 or 200 It cost 39.99 USD Only ships within United States. (takes 1 or 2 weeks to ship) It ...

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Flat keyboard with the shortest travel distance and lowest actuation force possible
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Razer's "ultra-low-profile mechanical keyboard" (I don't see any model name) is the mechanical keyboard with the shortest travel distance I am aware of (without having to add o-rings). Unfortunately, ...

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Flat keyboard with the shortest travel distance and lowest actuation force possible
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The SteelSeries Apex M800 Customizable Mechanical Gaming Keyboard uses a QS1 Switch, and a low-profile layout. Around 180 USD. Switch Type: Mechanical Switch Name: SteelSeries QS1 Throw Depth: 3 mm ...

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Flat keyboard with the shortest travel distance and lowest actuation force possible
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Another good option: Keychron K1 Wireless Mechanical Keyboard (Version 4) - 74 USD. https://www.keychron.com/products/keychron-k1-wireless-mechanical-keyboard gives the specs: More specs: Compact ...

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GPU for deep learning
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Nvidia announced on 2016-07-21 the new GTX Titan X: Under 1200 USD "Potentially 24% faster than GTX 1080; 60% faster than the old Titan X." 11 teraflops of FP32 performance 12GB of GDDR5X memory ...

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