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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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    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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    Best Performance between Lenovo B590 Notebooks

    Hi Everyone, My usage consists of Web Browsing, SQL Server Databse Development, HTML5/Javascript/CSS3 Application Development, MS Visual Studio, some music and movies. Which of the following configurations would offer the best performance? Please rate them from 1 to 5. Intel Core...
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    Nexus 7 2013/Nexus 10: Pre-Purchase Questions

    Hello Everyone, I am interested in getting either the Nexus 7 2013 or the new Nexus 10 when it arrives. The following page shows a USB Stick Wireless Modem. http://www.claro.com.pe/wps/portal/pe/sc/personas/internet/internet-movil Will a USB Stick Wireless Modem be able to be...
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    Lenovo Yoga Tablets - 8" and 10"

    Hello Everybody, http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/tablets/ideatab/yoga/yoga-8 http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/tablets/ideatab/yoga/yoga-10 How much extra would it cost for these tablets to have 2GB of OS Memory and a 1920 x 1200 screen? How much extra, again, for it to have a stylus...
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    Galaxy Note 3 to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor

    How does this affect the end-user? What is the Scheduler? Thanks,
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    Galaxy Note 3 to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor

    I'm still a noob when it comes to SmartPhones. Why will the 5420 be software limited? Don't all applications run on top of Android? Thanks,
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    Galaxy Note 3 to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor

    Which is better? Exynos 5420 or Snapdragon 800? Thanks, Michael.
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    The Removable Battery Thread - now with more poll!

    For convenience (i.e. no need to make a trip to a specialist store), bicycle touring in the middle of nowhere (being able to carry 1 or more spare batteries could be a life saver) and functionality (install a higher performance battery), I would definitely want the battery to be User Replaceable.
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    Samsung S27C750P Review: 1920x1080 72hz Semi Glossy A-MVA

    Very creative. :) Do you have photos to share of both positions - unraised and the final 3" you went with? Thanks,
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 - USB Modem

    The scenario, I'm trying to determine is feasible, is as follows. I'm located in Peru where the power can be cut without warning and data quotas, for a Mobile Phone account, are NOT generous. It would be significantly cheaper to get a USB Stick Modem which has a much higher data quota. The...
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 - USB Modem

    No. I'm talking about connecting a USB Stick Modem to the phone. How much does it increase the use of the battery when the phone is not connected to a power source. Can both a USB Stick Modem and a power source be connected to the phone at the same time? Thanks,
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 2 - USB Modem

    Hi Folks, For those of you that use a USB Stick Modem with your Note 2, what effect does it have on the usage of the battery? Thanks,
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    Galaxy Note 2, whose getting one?

    Hi Folks, For those of you who have a Note 2, I would like to know if it has PWM Flicker (i.e. uses Pulse Width Modulation to control the backlight)? Thank you,
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    ZOMG! Apple finally reinvented the iPhone!

    You've lost me folks. :) Where's the page link please?
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    BenQ GW2760HS

    TFT Central has received a unit to review.
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    Windows laptops without PWM flicker? (mods, don't move!)

    Thanks TotallyCool !! I too am interested in LapTops without PWM.
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    BenQ GW2760HS

    There is only ONE version of the GW2760HS which is free of PWM Flicker. The GW2760HM is a different model.
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    Laptops and Notebooks with Panels not using PWM Flicker

    Hi Everyone, Please post the Brand and Model Number of your Laptop or Notebook if its Display Panel does not use PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) to control the dimming of the backlight. For those of you not familiar with PWM and the problems it can cause, please read the following article...
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    BenQ GW2x50(HM) thread.

    At present, only the GW2760HS can be confiemd as being PWM free. I'm hoping they make a GW2460HS that is PWM free.
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    BenQ GW2x50(HM) thread.

    Where did you read that Benq claims these new monitors don't use PWM? Thanks,
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    BenQ GW2x50(HM) thread.

    How did you test for PWM? Thanks,
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    BenQ GW2x50(HM) thread.

    Read the following page and let us know what you discover. Pulse Width Modulation by TFT Central
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    BenQ GW2x50(HM) thread.

    That's great to hear. Maybe the companies are noticing that PWM can cause problems. Do you notice any screen door effect? Post up some photos when you can please. Thanks,
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    Samsung S2xC Series 4 & 6 AD-PLS, TN and A-MVA Monitors

    Any possibility you could interrogate Samsung Canada as to whether these suffer from PWM flicker? Thanks,
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    BenQ GW2x50(HM) thread.

    Please let us know if it suffers from the PWM flicker syndrome.
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