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    Best dumbphone for tethering?

    I currently use a dumbphone from AT&T to tether with on the unlimited plan, without paying for the tethering plan. I am going to be getting a free phone when I add another line and I would like to get a newer, hopefully faster phone to tether with. Any suggestions? Has to be able to be set up...
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    Hard drive clone question

    I am going to upgrade my hard drive soon and from the research I have done it seems like using my Acronis True Image Home 2011 to clone my current hard drive to my external hard drive would be simplest. My question is, if I do that then swap out the old hard drive for the new, how do I get...
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    Hard drive clone question

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    Need a way to offload files from iPhone while on the road without a laptop

    I am going to be going on a two week road trip and I am planning on getting a iPhone 4 before leaving. I will not be taking a laptop with me on this trip, so I need a way to get the pictures and if possible video off the phone without downloading them to a laptop, so that the memory doesn't...
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    iPhone & Dial up internet

    I have dial up internet. I know, I know, it kills me but I don't have any other choice. I want to get an iPhone 4. Any reason I would need high-speed if I get one? Thanks :)
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    Recovering Deleted Files

    I have searched for this topic, but most of what I found was people messing up OS installs. I wondered if you would use something different if you needed to recover some files that were deleted normally. My girlfriend's sister deleted 7 novels that my gf wrote. Needless to say, she's pretty...
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    Road trip planning (points of interest along a route)

    I will be taking a road trip next week and I'd like to find a site that will find points of interest along the route I'll be taking. Like , but they just let you check city by city, not along a route. Thanks! :)
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    Antec MX-1 3.5" SATA to USB/eSATA Actively Cooled Enclosure - $29.99 at Micro Center
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    Samsung Eternity - Recorded sound as ring tone?

    I would really like to know if the Samsung Eternity can record a sound and use that recorded sound as a ring tone. I may be purchasing one in the very near future. Thanks for taking the time to read this!
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    Buying a 360 from Dell vs Wal-Mart

    I am seriously considering getting in on the $330 Xbox 360 Elite deal from Dell. Before this deal came up I had planned on eventually getting a 360 from Wal-Mart because of their great return policy. I don't know anything about Dell's return policy and I was hoping some people that have...
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    iPhone+dial up?

    I have dial up internet because I live way out in the country and it's the only thing offered that isn't outrageously expensive. I read that you have to download iTunes if you get an iPhone. Then I heard that you can't use iTunes if you're on dial up. Is that true? Also, can I use an...
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    Sorry, but I could really use some cell phone advice...

    I know this is probably asked a lot, but I could really use some cell phone advice. I've been researching this for awhile and I'm about to lose it :eek: I need two phones for my grandparents who have never owned cell phones before or even a computer. So ease of use of critical here. I...
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    Why can't I display videos?

    My computer up and decided not to display certain kinds of videos, including FLV, MP4, MPEG, ect. The only videos that will display (to my knowledge) are AVI. I keep saying "display" because the video will open and play the sound, but no picture. I've tried VLC player, Nero ShowTime...
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    Getting audio from an FLV video

    I need to get the audio from a FLV video. Does anyone know how I would go about doing this? I'm done some searching, but I couldn't find anything. Also, while we're on the subject, I'd love to be able to convert FLV and MP4 videos to AVI or something I can put on my Sansa MP3 player...
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    How to tell if a Dell 2007WFP has an IPS panel?

    I may be buying a used Dell 2007WFP and I need to know how to check if it has the IPS panel. Any other advice anyone has would be appreciated as well :). This will be my first LCD (not including my HDTV). I currently have an ailing 20" crt. It will mainly be used for internet surfing...
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    My APC battery backup need a new battery

    My APC battery backup keeps telling me that it needs a new battery because the current one keeps failing it's self-tests. APC wants $80 for a new battery. My current UPS is an APC Back-UPS NS 1250. When I look at the "Current Status" on the computer it says it's providing 192 watts of power...
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    Computer desk questions

    I'm going to have to get a new desk for my PC and I wanted to ask about this: A lot of desks have little hutches on the bottom for your PC to go in. But it seems to me that there would be more dirt near the ground. The computer is only on when it's being used. Trying to settle an argument...
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    Dell 2001FP for $150, should I get it?

    I've been wanting an IPS monitor for quite awhile but couldn't afford it. I found this one for $150 and I'd like some advice on whether I should get it. Here's what the seller has to say about it: This monitor was manufactured in Sept. 2005. I bought it new from Dell in early 2006...
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    Sansa View vs Sansa e280: Replaceable Battery?

    I'm trying to decide between the Sansa View and the Sansa e280. I read that the e280 has a user replaceable battery, is that true? Does the View? I keep hearing about batteries dieing in a few years on a lot of MP3 players and I don't have the money to keep buying a new MP3 player every few...
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    Downloading Flash games?

    I didn't know which forum this went in, but I figured it was a software question. I have dial-up internet and it is inconvenient for me to load a flash game every time I want to play it. Is there some way I can download it when there is no "download" button? Thanks for your time :)
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    Sansa e280 question

    I read that it doesn't have "line out" and that means you can't use it with a AUX jack. Is this true? I wanted to use it with the AUX jack on my car stereo. I wanted to get it tomorrow so I'd like to know ASAP. Thanks!
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    Dell Vostro 15" Core 2 Duo Laptop w/ 2GB, 160GB - $549 shipped Not sure how good of a deal this is. Maybe someone will advise me.
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    Halo 3 after credits scene - help

    I finally got to play Halo 3 all the way through at a friends house but they skipped the ending credits! Please tell me what happens in the after credits scene I've been hearing about! Master Chief can't be dead :(
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    Hate to ask, but: Good flash MP3 player?

    I've been researching them, but they all seem to have problems!! I'm getting really frustrated. I was going to get a Sansa Express because of the great review PC Mag gave it. But looking at some customer reviews it seems to be split 50/50 between people who love it and people having problems...
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    Woot Launch Item: Pinnacle PCTV HD Card - $49.99

    I've never seen a "Launch Item" on there before. I don't know anything about these cards, hopefully this is a good deal :)
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    As of now, which 360s have new heat sinks and/or 65nm?

    I'm trying to read lots of threads about this, but I'm getting conflicting info. Please tell me (and it will probably be helpful to others as well) which 360 models have the new heat sinks and/or 65nm chips? Which manufacturing dates for said models? Thank you for your time
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    How do I convert DivX or Quicktime to WMV or MPEG-4?

    I would like to get a Zune. I would like to put Red vs Blue videos on said Zune. Problem is that RvB videos are in DivX or Quicktime. Any way to convert them to something the Zune can play? (WMV, MPEG-4, H.264) Thanks for your time :)
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    Can you listen to podcasts on a Zune? (MP3 player noob)

    I read somewhere that podcasts don't work with the Zune. Is this true? Is it all podcasts or is it just that they don't have them on the Zune Marketplace? I'm still not positive on what a podcast is, but from what I do know, I want to be able to listen to them. Thanks and sorry about the...
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    Can I use a Sansa Express with the AUX port on a car stereo?

    I would like to get a Sansa Express (MP3 player) and I would like to know if I can use it with the AUX port on a car stereo head unit. I didn't know if you could since it uses the "direct connect" usb. Please let me know asap. Thanks for your time :)
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    How safe are IMs?

    I used to use AIM and Yahoo IM on my old computer, but now that I have my new computer I am paranoid about everything. Are IMs like AIM safe? In the back of my mind I seem to remember hearing something about one or more of them having vulnerabilities (letting in spyware, ect). Please...
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    Help: Windows XP restarts pic numbers over 99xx

    I've taken almost 10,000 pictures and around 98xx (can't remember the exact number) Windows started over, naming them 0001, 0002, ect. Is there any way the prevent this? Right now I'm just manually renaming each picture one by one, which is very time consuming. Thanks for your time.
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    I need advice on what UPS (battery backup) to get for my setup...please

    I would really like some advice on what UPS (battery backup) to get for my TV and other electronics. I do not have a HTPC right now, but I would like to build one soon. I was going to get a surge protector but we have a lot of power sags and outages so I think a UPS would be better. What do...
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    Acer AL2223WD - is this ok for CAD work?

    I'm asking this for a friend, he needs a new monitor and he's looking at the 22" Acer AL2223WD that's on sale at Best Buy tomorrow. He is learning CAD (which I know nothing about), will this monitor ok for that? This will be his only monitor so he will be using it for internet surfing and...
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    Need help with my new 46" LCD

    I noticed when I had my old crt next too my new 1080p 46" Mitsubishi LT-46131 LCD (I'm in the process of switching them out) that when I'm flipping through the DirecTV Guide there is a lag on the Mits (the selector/highlighter gets there faster on the crt). There is also a lag in the audio...
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    Can I copy a DVD movie?

    I want to be able to copy my DVD movies because whenever I loan them to friends they end up getting scratched. I would much rather just them a copy so it won't matter so much if they scratch it. Is there any program that will do this? Forgive me if this is a noob question, I'm new to copying...
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    Are Firefox Themes safe? (free of spyware, ect)

    I want to download the Midnight Fox theme but I'm extremely paranoid about my new Velocity Micro PC. Are Firefox Themes safe?
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    TODAY ONLY: Refurbished Sharp AQUOS 32" Widescreen LCD HDTV for $500

    Copy & Pasted: "Today only, Second Act offers the factory-refurbished Sharp AQUOS 32" Widescreen LCD HD Television, model no. LC-32D40U, for $499.99. With $49.99 for shipping, that's $100 below the lowest total price we've seen for a new, factory-sealed unit. Features include a native...
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    Is there a good Billiards game?

    Don't care about multi-player, just me and against the computer is all I'm interested in. Please no sites with spyware or other malware. Thanks!