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    Personal, semi/portable, surround-sound option?

    Dont get me wrong, that X3 looks cool, but... I'm looking at hooking up to an "android" projector (its running android but it has a launcher that doesn't give me direct access to the system and I'm too lazy to try and hack it when I can just plug in my phone to HDMI and run DEX with a handheld...
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    Volume limiter AND amplifier software?

    Yes and no, some are generic some are not. The main sound card is OEM's drivers, and for lulz I tried it on my graphics card's drivers (sound over HDMI) which still didn't work, though strangely, it showed up in 1 place (see below) Will take a look at them, thanks! Given all the other...
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    Volume limiter AND amplifier software?

    ...I just checked this and I don't have an "enhancements" tab... have the other 4 but no "enhancements"... is there a place it has to be enabled first?
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    Personal, semi/portable, surround-sound option?

    I've tried some of the "real surround sound" headphones in stores (and read reviews) and have been very... unimpressed... likewise I've seen wacky "gimmick" products like the Sennheiser Surrounder that seem to work well (though with rather glaring caveats) Has anyone found a portable...
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    Volume limiter AND amplifier software?

    Perhaps I've just been using the wrong terms but for years I've been looking for a non-OEM (driverless) version of the old Creative Labs "Crystalizer" software. It came with the Audigy (and presumably later cards) and, like many volume controls it would automatically decrease the volume when it...
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    Best USB Bluetooth host? (range especially)

    Yeah, thinking about it seriously, I mostly only use it on my phone for headphones/headset (and smartwatch) and to connect mouse/keyboard/gamepad because usually, that's easier on the go than trying to use normal USB peripherals... and on rare occasion, I use it on my laptop to connect my...
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    Best USB Bluetooth host? (range especially)

    Psychonic: I'll take a look at it, thanks IdiotInCharge: I was going to say "but generic Bluetooth can be used for so many other things!" but then I started actually thinking about it... Bluetooth tethering is slower than my internet and shorter than WiFi, Bluetooth file transfer is slower than...
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    Best USB Bluetooth host? (range especially)

    I know I'm late to the game, but I'm just now starting to get into the voice-chat thing... and my headset's cable is only like 3-feet long, so if I need to so much as turn on/off the lights I need to take it off. However, I have some nice Bluetooth headphones (with mic) that work well... but my...
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    Can anyone help me access my home pc (for testing mainly right now) when I am out and about on my iPhone ?

    For media, nothing beats Plex (though if your on mac, there used to a very nice app called AirVideo) http://plex.tv If your also looking for remote-access, I suggest RealVNC (basic account is free and upto 5PCs iirc) plus DropBox for copying files (faster and easier than emailing them to...
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    ASUS M5A97 -> 64gb RAM?

    My desktop died on me, but I noticed that the RAM from it matched the specs for my server (ASUS M5A97 w AMD FX8320) but when I installed them it just started beeping continually and would not post. A quick google search revealed that there was supposed to be a bios update to support 4x16gb RAM...
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    Simple app to share files over the network?

    UPDATE: After several days of playing with the router, I finally found the answer! Thought I'd share in case others run into a similar problem... When I first was setting up the 5ghz band, I chose "no security" since I didn't know if it would work ( and because typing in a 15-digit password on...
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    Simple app to share files over the network?

    I had no idea what model the modem was (the actual box has no identifying info on it except the ISP's sticker, not even a serial number) but after a lot of digging apparently its a Calix 844g-1 (though my model does not have an RF connector like the manual shows). I suspect it's a bug because...
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    Simple app to share files over the network?

    Just tried this, didn't work. (tried it on both PCs just to be sure) Will look into the google drive option, but if I'm dropping it back to 100mbps speed of my internet connection, I'm better off going back to the 2.4ghz network and using native, arent I? (iirc 802.11n has ~400mbps transfer)...
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    Simple app to share files over the network?

    Easius The PCs, in particular, are both running windows 10 with all current updates and windows firewall on default settings for external connections, exceptions for all internal connections. (if it matters, the whole network consists of 7 PCs, 3 iPhones, 1 SGN9 phone, a chromecast and an Xbox...
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    Simple app to share files over the network?

    This is something I've been fighting ever since I got my first 802.11b router back in the late 90s... I have a desktop. Its plugged into the wired ethernet. I have a laptop. It's connected to Wifi. the skies will rain fire before these two pcs will share files with each other... Years ago I...
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