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    Anyone else having poor experience with touch/hand tracking on Rift S?

    I had an original Rift with 3 cameras and the hand tracking was rock solid on that setup. But ever since moving to the Rift S, I have found the hand tracking to be deteriorating over time. They keep updating the firmware and software and I keep thinking this might be the time they finally fix...
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    Are Sony Playstations in short supply right now? Pro specifically.

    I have been wanting to get a Playstation 4 Pro since FF7 came out. But Best Buy has not had any Playstation of any kind in stock for the last 2 weeks I have been looking. Best Buy is my preferred place to buy, but I have also checked other brick and mortar stores and look to have limited...
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    Whats the best way to work on a new computer without activating the license?

    I want to add some additional hardware to a premade factory computer before I give it to someone. But I want them to be able to activate the Windows 10 license to their account. Do I need to make an offline account, make the changes, and then set up the first time boot experience? I don't...
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    Where do all the remote controls go?

    I'm looking at eBay and other sources for used receivers because it's a fun addiction to buy unneeded audio gear for cheap. And I can't help but notice that like 90% of all receivers don't have a remote. And I'm not exaggerating that number. Where the hell do these remotes go?!?? Is that the...
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    How does 2 rifts on 1 account work?

    I have a CV1 sitting in storage after upgrading to Rift S. What would happen if I were to put that on another computer? Would it be like Steam where I can only have the Oculus software open on 1 computer at a time? Would I only be able to play any single game on 1 computer at a time? Or would it...
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    My (not extreme usage) experience of bringing a Intel 660p 1TB to 100MB/s write speeds.

    I have read about the write speed issues with the 660p, but I have 3 of them in service in my computers. 2x 1TB and 1x 512GB. They have issues, but they also work well in 2 of 3 cases I use them in (and they are very low power usage, which makes them good for laptops). But here was my bad usage...
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    Ryzen 5 2600X: CPU temps swing all over. Normal?

    I have a new build that has a 2600X in a ITX small form factor, so I have been monitoring the temps to make sure cooling is adequate. I haven't really paid attention to CPU temps in the past on my other computers. The CPU temp swings all over the place very quickly, and I was just wondering if...
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    Rift S

    $399 1280x1440 @ 80Hz per panel (Rift 1 1080×1200 @ 90Hz) Not AMOLED panels 5 on board camera, No external cameras FOV: Undetermined (but not noticable enough in reviews to be different) New Touch controllers the "rings" on the controllers are above the hands instead of below (no hand smashing...
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    Xbox One Controller Not Connecting After Using In Rift

    I've had this problem for a while and I finally tracked down the source of the problem. I have the Rift that included the Xbox One controller and wireless adaptor. What I have found is that if I use the controller in a Rift game, after the controller hibernates, it will not re-connect to the...
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    My current favorite: Elite Dangerous

    Bought this when I first got the Rift last year but never got around to trying it out. Now that I have a better video card than I did last year, I decided to revisit (or visit rather) the game. It has a heck of a learning curve and I have had some jarring head tracking issues, but other than...
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    What is the little circle on some pictures in text messages (IOS 10 & 11)

    I have noticed these little multi-circle symbols show up on certain images in text messages. It's only on pictures taken by the camera, but it's not all camera pictures. It doesn't appear to do anything when you try to touch it. Phone just treats it like touching the picture. Shows up on both...
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    Oculus Rift and GTX 1060 with newer drivers (late 2017) jitter shutter lag glitch

    I had noticed slightly worse performance when I updated a month or so ago and then when Oculus 2.0 came out it forced me to upgrade to the latest and the perfomance was completely unusable (if the games would even load). I ended up downgrading from 2.0 (turn off beta) and rolled back to version...
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    Set Windows 10 back to the intial setup screen?

    I bought a laptop for someone for Christmas and I would like to install Office on it before I give it to them, but I want them to be able to go through the initial process of setting up a Microsoft account on the machine and choosing stuff. Is this possible? For me to boot it up, make my...
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    After 20 years of dreaming, I got a pair of Martin Logans

    It all started in the mid 90's when a friends older brother was making a killing in what we later called the Dot Com Bubble. He was in his early 20's and bought lots of cool stuff, a Toyota Supra Turbo, a Pentium computer and a pair of big Martin Logans (either SL3's or reQuest's). As an...
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    Lone Echo (single player): A game to get!

    just got done playing about 2 hours of Lone Echo, my arms are pretty sore! This game is fantastic! It feels a little strange at first, the moving around, but after a while I was flying around walls and handles no problem. If you enjoyed the movie Gravity (the scenes without conversation and...
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    New Rift Users: included OculusMirror.exe shows whats on HMD.

    Many programs I have tried so far will give you some idea of what is being show on the Rift, but some like Google Earth VR just show a splash screen on the desktop while running the program. When trying to explain to other people whats going on or give instructions you might want to be able to...
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    Always wanted to make a case with speakers in it

    It's not "HiFi", but it sure has plenty of volume and will work great for the target audience. Was built for a family member. Plus it was fun! Case is Antec Three Hundred Two. Enclosed the harddrive cage with aluminum sheet metal. Used a non-ferrous blade to cut the metal. The Antec Three...
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    1700 always at 3.6Ghz....no throttling? ASRock X370 Killer

    I am using the ASRock X370 Killer/SLI AC board. I didn't see a multiplier setting, just a place to type in the frequency directly. So I typed in 3600Mhz, and the system is fine. But when I run CPU-Z, it's always at 3.6Ghz. It never throttles down even when idle. Is this normal, or was there a...
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    LED Pre-Lit 7.5Ft Christmas Tree $30 shipped from Home Depot

    Saw this just now on Slick Deals and I had to bite. Tall trees are expensive! https://slickdeals.net/f/10269560-6-5-jackson-spruce-artificial-pre-lit-christmas-tree-w-pinecones-29-75-more-free-s-h?v=1 They have others, 6.5Ft as low as $25 and 9.5Ft for $55. I almost went for the 9.5Ft, but then...
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    Can Windows 7 or 8.1 be installed on Rizen / X370? M.2 PCI Express?

    I'm looking to update my system and looking at the Rizen 1700. I have a bunch of Windows 7 and 8.1 licenses from the Technet days. My dad did a 1700 build a couple months ago and his setup wouldn't allow the keyboard/mouse to work (even with PS/2) so he just got a Windows 10 license. Is...
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    Sceptre 75" LCD $1100 - Walmart

    https://www.walmart.com/ip/Sceptre-U750CV-U-75-Class-4K-Ultra-HD-LED-TV-2160p-60Hz/55427162 Ordered this couple days ago, so no review yet (still waiting for delivery). Was looking for a Memorial Day sale to replace the 82" DLP we have (still going and looks stellar, but there are downsides to...
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    Are there any 5.25" Slot loading drives anymore?

    I'm doing an audio project and would like a slot loading drive. But all I can find are the USB "slim" drives and so far I have had horrible performance with ripping audio CD's on USB slim drives. I thought I remember some DVD drives having slots...like Pioneer maybe, but I'm not finding...
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    Do you know what the largest hard drive in the world is?

    Saw this page while googling how big an IDE drive can go.....it's unrelated to that search, but it was amusing none the less. https://www.high-rely.com/spotlight/largest-hard-drive-in-the-world-24tb/ I added the underline....the sentence was theirs, but the emphasis was needed.
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    LINUX: Best way to put folder on a seperate drive?

    I have a computer that has Linux on a single spinner drive. I also have a extra 32GB SSD sitting around. I would like to move /var/www to this spare drive (help Apache with I/O). What is the best way to do this that will have no impact on paths (keep /var/www even though on a different sda dev)...
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    Why does my motherboard sing?

    This is a AMD X4 system (old). Whenever the system is processing, the motherboard makes a screeching noise. Not the Harddrive (SSD), not the PSU or the fans or the internal speaker.....the motherboard itself. Very strange....I would guess its the voltage regulators or chokes or something on the...
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    High Fidelity Pure Audio Blurays

    These aren't new....but to me they were. I had never heard of this format until last week. I just assumed the failure of SACD and DVD-A put the nail in coffin of physical hi-def audio discs. It looks like it's been around about 3 years now, but may already be facing extinction. Some albums are...
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    Klipsch RC62 II (big) center channel @Frys for $134

    It's only good for 1 more day, Saturday. You need to have a (last Sunday) promo code. I told the specialist in home audio that I had a code (i did) but he just did it for me without actually asking for the code. The thing is huge, for $134 it's a winner. Most places online are charging...
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    Use $30 Android Tablet For Weather Info

    We had an Accurite weather station to tell us current weather and wind and stuff. But it wasn't very user friendly and wasn't backlit, so it was hard to see early in the morning when getting ready for work/school. It got damaged after a particularly rough storm, so started looking at...
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    Does the Fiio X1 have digital out?

    Looks like it has a multifunction 1/8 output, but trying to tell if it's analog only or can output digital.
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    CD players that can play FLAC/Apple Lossless/AIFF?

    Are there any Cd players out there that will play lossless compressions? I mostly only see MP3 or WMA in the supported formats, and those are limited to 320kb/s. Currently I burn discs to redbook CD-Audio, but it would be nice to be able to keep the tagging and stuff on each song. I do have a...
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    Is possible to add keywords for Windows Search bar?

    I love the search bar in Windows 7+, I rarely have to go find anything anymore. But some programs/applications/settings do not appear unless you type exactly what it is. For example msconfig requires you to fully type msconfig (probably for safety, same with regedit), but what if I can't...
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    Youtube videos not always initializing correctly

    Maybe 25% of the time I load a thread, YouTube video's just display as a static image. I have to reload the page and it usually (but not always) shows up with the interactive buttons and header. Have not noticed a pattern yet. Anyone else experiencing this?
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    How is video sent to the unit?

    Does this use two separate video feeds or does it use the same interleaving trick that 3D televisions use (either double frame rate or interlaced)? And the card has to render the game twice right? Each lens gets it's own "camera" in game? So even 1920x1080, the card it still having to render...
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    Portable streaming drives/hubs that show artwork in app?

    I am looking for a streaming device for in the car for my kids. I got a Monster On-The-Go and it overall does what I want, but the problem is that it just shows the file and a default icon. I looked at some reviews of other similar style devices and they did the same thing. Do you know of a...
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    Some pictures not appearing in thread

    i posted many pictures in this thread [IN PROGRESS] DIY Center Channel (lots of measurments) And some pictures will not show up. But it doesn't show a broken link and when I go to edit, the pictures appear in the edit box...but not in the actual thread. Any ideas? I thought it was %20 causing...
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    [IN PROGRESS] DIY Center Channel (lots of measurments)

    We changed our furniture setup which meant a new center channel has to be made. The restriction was that it had to fit within a 7.5" wide gap between the shelves. I also had purchased several woofers from parts express earlier this year and I had purchased the DATS woofer tester and Omnimic...
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    Can Crashplan backup more then 1 computer using a single account?

    I have several computers in the household and want to come up with a centralized backup for them (instead of each having their own backup systems). I was thinking about using the Crashplan program (offline) because it's platform agnostic (have Windows and Apples in the house) and making a...
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    Why do stores say "Add to cart" to see price?

    I mean really, what is the gimmick with this? Is it so that search engines can't cache the price? Does it really entice people to buy it just because it's now in the cart? Do they think they can just slip it by unnoticed when the customer does go to checkout? It's usually on big ticket items...
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    Use different versions of Forge Minecraft??

    My son wants to use a mod that is for Minecraft version 1.7. But I have Forge installed for version 1.8. I can go into the profile and select different version of Minecraft, but there is only one Forge version available. I tried running the 1.7 Forge installer and it made the game stop...
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    Lost Saved Games On Xbox One, do a system restore

    Putting this for awareness. Was playing Terraria with the wife and we have about 50 hours on this game so far. Went to switch profiles and game acted weird and suddenly all our characters and worlds were completely gone. But there still showed to be saved game data for each account in the...
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