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    Backup/Overflow storage: Time Machine Vs. WD Mycloud?

    Given neither my iphone Macbook can have their storage upgraded, I probably need to look into an overflow/backup drive at some point I figured (especially for my phone/photos). The main two "cloud" type access from anywhere drives (which would be nice beyond just a simple local backup) seems...
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    Wireless router advice: Asus Or Netgear Nighthawks?

    I was hoping to wait until another refresh, but it appears that my routers signal strenght is weakening (is that possible?), and I might need to do something about this sooner rather than later. I really wanted to like the Netgear Nighthawks more, but the reviews seem to reveal that they...
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    Jawbone/Iphone 5?

    Are they pretty much the best go to wireless headsets at this point? I've bought a BlueAnt, hated it, I am barely liking the Motorola one I got stuck on me either. Some have recommended the Platronics one that is huge, but it seems a bit too legacy for me. And despite Jawbone being pretty...
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    Sonos speakers? How are they?

    I was thinking about picking up a few for my place soon (how many and what sizes I've still be pondering), but I did notice others are getting into the higher end wireless speaker game (Bowers and Wilkins, for instance). So I guess I was curious to hear how people think Sonos stacks up, and...
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    So about VLC not using the discrete graphics anymore..

    It's cool they tweaked that, but in my case, the integrated processor based graphics just aren't enough (especially when I'm in mirroring mode)...is there a way to make it so VLC uses the Nvidia chip like is used to?
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    Best headset for Iphone 5?

    I have gone through three bluetooth headsets now, all have been terrible. My local ATT store has given up (both on me and the concept of finding me a decent headset that works). I have gone through a motorola one (not that it was a top end model to be fair), as blueant (I had their top of the...
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    So I got an Apple TV up and running, have one small playback issue...

    Setting up the apple TV and streaming/mirroring from my MBP was pretty easy. The only real hangup I encountered (aside from discovering an updating download will cancel if you engage in mirroring mode while it's happening) was learning that I needed to disable the overscan compensation to get it...
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    Western Digital My Cloud. How is it?

    I mean, it got my attention, and it's very tempting. It offers something that conceptually I really want. I guess my question is, for those that are familiar with the product at all, how does it work? Is it easy to use (either because the apps work well or you just can use it straight forward...
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    Power Bank/Vault portable quick charger?

    So there's this external charger for sale on this site I use. It's called power vault but says power bank on the thing. I don't know a lot about it but basically it's a little box with some USB ports on it that you can charge your devices with. It also claims it can do quick charges, charging...
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    I'm guessing that this iOS7 feature will be useless to any current car owners

    http://www.apple.com/ios/whats-new/#carintegration Keeping in mind, I own a 2012 Audi A6. Most people that ride in it with me go "woah, you're driving a computer around", but I'm guessing this admittedly cool looking feature will not integrate well into pre-existing car models. Now I'm sure...
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    So, Iphone 5 may be discontinued with the release of the 5S...

    At least according to Mac Rumors. Now, while I imagine there will be back stock, my first thought was still "hmmmm I wonder I in fact got that extended warranty this time for my phone" which led to "hmmmm I wonder if I should conveniently lose or break my phone shortly after the 5S comes out"...
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    So, the Geforce780?

    Can someone explain what the story is on it? After looking at some preliminary numbers on a chinese website that Hardocp posted, I noticed stats wise it's largely lower than the 680, but produces some pretty astounding performance increases (moreso than the 6 over the 5 from what I can recall?)...
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    Is there a new Apple TV on the horizon?

    And if so, what would be new about it? Anyone know anything?
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    Waiting for Haswell?

    I was waiting on Ivy Bridge, but admittedly was a tad underwhelmed by both the CPU and platform change of sorts. I figured there would be a more massive "tock" change with Haswell, but honestly, in reading about the socket 1150 (down 5 pins?) and the CPU itself, the differences for the one real...
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    Iphone 5 glass vs. Iphone 3GS?

    I used to own a 3GS, and relatively recently got an Iphone 5. With the 3GS having a screen protector I recall was a pretty good idea (not that I dropped my phone very often or anything), and the thing stuck on their dutifully for three years. Well, for whatever reason the ATT store this time...
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    New Macbook Pro with anti-glare non-retina upgrade display, dull/dim?

    Now, mind you, I'm not comparing it to a glossy display. As I am upgrading from a 4-5 year old desktop with a 20" Widescreen Dell IPS LCD, I figured the display change would be comprable, if not an improvement. I elected for the anti-glare since outside of the retina, the glossy seemed far too...
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    Just got my new Macbook Pro! Display question.

    I got the non-retina version, but I did spring for the 1650 resolution upgrade (anti-glare, since while I was digging the AR on the retina, it wasn't nearly as good with the non-retinas and I knew that would drive me crazy dealing with that glossy reflective and unnecessary extra pane of...
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    Alienware laptops? Any good?

    I was looking for a solid laptop for work (but also personal as well), and while I earnestly did want a Macbook, our tech person is just too lazy to make that work (I say lazy because it seems wholly doable, but some kind of complaint about every other computer on the network needing to be...
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    Origin PC, never heard of it?

    I have never heard of them until like, today, but they do intrigue me. I was wondering what peoples experiences on them on here were like? How do they stack up to the likes of Maingear? One thing I did like at the very least was their website design and good comparative pop up tech specs for...
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    Who makes the best all around laptop?

    I need to get a laptop for work. Honestly, for once, I actually really want to get a Macbook pro, but our IT person says it's a no go :( . I also will likely double it as a gaming/media PC, so it having some "oomph" will also be important, or at least he latest Nvidia mobile GPU. But yeah...
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    A better camera than this?

    I haven't gone camera shopping in forever, and it seems like every time I try there are too many models with a very difficult level of differentiation. I am looking for a good all around camera (well, after research hopefully the best one), so think the closest thing to DSLR quality in a...
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    Can't seem to unintall text enhance...

    So yeah, I get random words highlighted in my chrome browser by this thing called "text enhance". I never ok'd the installation but that's aside from the point. Other places, them included, claim all I need to do is go into my chrome extensions menu and uninstall it, but it's not even there...
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    What's the next best option outside of Utorrent?

    I've been using Utorrent for years and I really do like it. In comparison to the stuff I was using before it was far more lightweight and pretty easy to use. Even after bitorrent bought it and cloned it to make it their official client I didn't mind. But this invasive utorrent toolbar install...
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    Shouldn't there have at least been some hard news on the new Macbook pro's by now?

    I'm a little surprised that now that the Ivy Bridge CPU's are actually out that there hasn't at least been some more official press on the new Macbook Pro's? I was kind of looking forward to picking one up for work and I could really use one soon.
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    How far are we from an (ATT) 4g Iphone?

    I wasn't even sure if the CDMA Verizon version had 4G capabilities or not, but my 3GS is starting to really show it's age (and perhaps is getting clunky as a result of its internal memory being used a bit?), and after witnessing some friends with Sprint showing off their 4G I was pretty...
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    With Maingear's new line, I really wish [H]'s computer review column still existed...

    Not that I have any doubts of Maingears continued quality, but I liked the way Hardocp used to evaluate computers, and considering the new and unique nature of some of the parts of Maingear's redesign, I would have loved to see Hardocp's take of the new F131 and new model Potenza, and stacking...
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    For people complaining about less aggressive AG coating..

    What's the alternative? Hopefully not the glossy display, they are terrible when it comes to light glare. Is there a top end matte but less aggressive AG type of display?
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    Dell U2410 Vs. U2412

    I was going to start off with a "halp! help me catch up on monitor stuff" post, but I'm not quite there yet. In the mean time, I was hoping to at least figure out the major differences between Dell's 2410 and 2412. Is the newer model definitely better? Seems like IPS is used a lot more than...
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    scanning in 600dpi blurrier than 300dpi?

    So I was scanning a bunch of older photo's, and I of course just selected the highest DPI on my Canon MG6120. However, I noticed some photo's looked soft or fuzzy. On a few I tried the 300dpi setting, and even though the resolution is lower and the size is smaller for the picture, it seems as...
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    How to bypass a work firewall (proxies?)

    For whatever reason, my work suddenly firewalled facebook, or at least I just recently got the page "Web Site Blocked by NETGEAR Firewall" when I try and go out of the blue. So yeah, this will not stand. I assume I have to do something proxy related to be able to bypass that. Anyone have any...
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    Windows 7 Logitech Mouse center scroll click function

    I am at my work computer now and I'm having trouble fixing this. Before I installed my OS that was how it worked (the scroll button would open up a hyperlink in a new tab when I clicked with it, as well as had as simple up down autoscroll function that that neither the universal or autoscroll...
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    Gah, my Maingear Prelude from 2007 seems done :( What to do.

    I really did like the machine, but it has developed an issue that no one, whether it's maingear phone support, myself or the tech guy at the office can solve. Really, at this point, I feel like I either need to incur an unecessary expense to get it repaired (or further not repaired) or just...
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    Trying to test my line and the upoload always comes out slower, is this common?

    I have a fiber optic connection with 40mbs up and 40mbs down. I have tried various testing services, such speedtest.net and while my download yields excellent results (often times above 40mbs), my upload seems caught at 20mbs (which was also coindidentally the previous speed). I called the...
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    Which end for an SATA HD power is female and which end is male?

    I'm actually have a little trouble being able to tell and am slightly confused. Can someone show me pictures? And pleeeease dont make a lame joke about sex ed :P .
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    How do you tag someone in a facebook status update?

    Mind you I dont mean how do you hyperlink their name using the @ simple, how do you have them under that little "tagged" portion outside of the status? Anyone know?
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    Western Digital caviar black 1TB Vs. 1.5TB?

    I was just curious, as I was eyeing them and there DOES actually seem to be a few difference aside from size that I was curious if mattered or not. First of all, on the descriptions it cites a few accuracy and anti-vibration features that seem to only apply to the 1.5/2TB models. Are those...
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    IE 9 scroll wheel behaving weird...

    So I just upgraded to IE9 (which I do use so please dont respond telling me to use something else, I already have other browser programs as well), and I noticed that when I try and use my scroll wheel it behaves rather weird. It doesnt register at first, and then does it all at once or in a few...
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    Best site to set up a blog on?

    Wasn't sure which forum to use, but this seemed like the best bet. I was just curious, if I wanted to start up a blog, what is the best site for that? A lot of people seem to use blogspot, but I do fancy the idea of having it be a custom url and not having the blogspot forced in there.
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    SSD? Still with downsides? Lower usage life?

    So, I have not really been following SSD's since they came out, and I need more storage, indicating I probably should still just get a solid platter drive again anyway (WD Caviar Black or somesuch), but I thought to at least inquire how far SSD has come in the past few years. I know back 5...
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