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    Recommendations for Glasses and Online Stores

    You obviously haven't looked around much.
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    Flicker-free Phones

    From the little research I've been able to do, it appears that latest revisons of AMOLED screens use PWM. :( I was thinking of getting a phone with a Super AMOLED (better contrast - truer colours) screen until I saw that.
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    Flicker-free Phones

    Hi Everyone, Firstly, to whomever the moderator of this forum is, can we make this a Sticky topic? If you can confirm that your phone doesn't use PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) to control the dimming of the backlight, please post its details in this thread. Thanks, MTB.
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    Recommendations for Glasses and Online Stores

    Hi Folks, I'm investigating my options for new glasses. Besides the 2 I will mention below, please post your recommendations for online stores if you have recently had good experiences. Previously, I have bought from Zenni Optical but currently they still don't have lenses for...
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    PS/2 to USB Adapter for MS Natural Multimedia Keyboard

    Hi All, I'm looking for recommendations/confirmations for PS/2 to USB Adapters for the original Microsoft Natural Multimedia Keyboard which came with a cable with a PS/2 connector. I found related reviews on the following 2 pages for 2 different products...
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    CCFL/WLED/GB-R-LED eye comfort for you

    Hi, What model is this Laptop? Thanks, MTB.
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    Lack of glossy gsync and other gaming monitors

    Added my 2 cents to the Acer Community forum.
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    Samsung SP0411N/R - Hutil - MCFS Fail

    Here's some more interesting diagnostic data. I was curious to see what would happen if I put the drive in MY desktop computer and then use the the gnome-disk-utility (palimpsest). My desktop computer has an ASUS A7N8X Motherboard for which the B.I.O.S. makes no references to S.M.A.R.T...
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    Samsung SP0411N/R - Hutil - MCFS Fail

    Hi, The PC was purchased in 2008. The Hard Drive (IDE) has a date of 2005.10 on its label. The manual I have for Samsung's Hutil has 2002 as the Copyright year. It lists the ERASE HDD function as being able to perform "0-write or low level format". The options available for ERASE HDD are...
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    Samsung SP0411N/R - Hutil - MCFS Fail

    I've also been wondering if I could "partition around the problem" so that that part of the disk can't be used? Thanks,
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    Samsung SP0411N/R - Hutil - MCFS Fail

    Good morning/afternoon/evening Everyone, I was wondering if some of the more experienced of you could take a look at the following forum topic of mine on HddGuru and could answer my unanswered questions on this forum if you don't have a HddGuru account...
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    Best display for the eyes

    Which model is that and is it still available for purchase? Thanks,
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    Lenovo B590 Backlight Bleed - RMA?

    Hi Stefan, Given that viewing angles on a TN screen are not that good it IS pretty constant I think. The thing is, though, that I will be wanting to look at it from straight on. Regards,
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    Lenovo B590 Backlight Bleed - RMA?

    Hello Everyone, I bought a Lenovo B590 (15.6") on the 24th and when I turned it on I immediately noticed backlight bleed from the bottom right corner. So, I waited until I could have the room completely dark and the linked images are the result. The first image was taken with an iPhone...
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