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  1. jayhoz

    Apple iPhone Excess

    Apple is expected to launch 3 new iPhones today. 5.8" iPhone XS 6.5" iPhone XS Max 6.1" Yet to be named less expensive model. Maybe? The event is being streamed on Apple's Website and also via Twitter. Let's discuss all the marginal improvements that Apple will herald as life changing...
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    Geforce GTX 1060 - Which one?

    I've settled on purchasing a GTX 1060 GPU. Which of the following should I pick. Too many damn options and acronyms for me to decipher. PCPartspicker says these all should fit. MSI GeForce GTX 1060 DirectX 12 GTX 1060 AERO ITX 6G OC 6GB 192-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card...
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    Josh Beckett Assaults Band

    http://www.tmz.com/2017/11/11/josh-beckett-arrested-stage-attack/
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    Prime Day 2017

    Prime Day Deals Sneak Peek In addition to tens of thousands of Lightning Deals throughout the 30-hour shopping period – with new deals starting as often as every five minutes – Prime members will find curated Spotlight Deals beginning at 6pm PT / 9pm ET. Below is a Prime Day deal sneak peek...
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    iPhone 8

    I love, love, love the lack of huge ugly bezels which have been a hallmark of iPhones since day 1. https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2017/06/29/apple-iphone-8-display-camera-fingerprint-sensor-size/#24d479c62f99
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    Gaming UI on PC

    I'm looking at setting up my HTPC for gaming. I'm sure there is an easy answer to this, but is there a way to set up a console like interface on the PC so that the kids can use a controller to navigate and launch the games in the library? I'd like this running in the foreground so that when...
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    Time to change all your passwords....again!!

    Cloudbleed. https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2017/02/24/google-just-discovered-a-massive-web-leak-and-you-might-want-to-change-all-your-passwords/#36b633a33ca3
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    Blocking Innapropriate Images

    Anyone have a decent way to block images of things like gore or scary things on Google images? Safe Search does a decent job of filtering out the nudes, but the other stuff seems readily available. I understand that Google makes it pretty hard given how they serve up the images. I'm not...
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    Slow Login with WiFi Enabled

    My work laptop takes forever to boot up when I am at home with the WiFi enabled. After entering my network login and password it sits on a white screen for a long time before fully booting. This does not happen at the office. It also doesn't happen if I turn WiFi off on the laptop prior to...
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    Black Friday / Cyber Monday 2015

    What are you looking for and what deals are you finding? I'm in the market for a Wii U and games so these have me intrigued. Only if they are available online though. Nothing would get me to show up in a Wal*Mart parking lot in the middle of the night. Wii U 32GB + Splatoon and Super Smash...
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    Apple Watch

    You in?
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    Windows Remote Desktop

    I can successfully connection to my media server from within my home network by using the following settings PC Name: 192.168.1.12 Username: MediaServer\abcuser Password: abcpassword Despite having forwarded my ports and taken down my firewall, I can't figure out how to connect from outside my...
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    XBMC: Add-Ons, and Repos, and Plugins. Oh my!?

    So I finally got around to adding XBMC to my Boxee Box.  It's up and running.  I watched a Youtube video and managed to install Navi-X but I had no idea what I was doing.   Is there a good primer out there on terminology, how to install the add-ons and repos?  What are the must have add-ons, etc?
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    Home Automation / Connected Devices / IOT

    Anyone building a Jetson's home?  This space is exploding and I'm curious if anyone is jumping on board.   I am playing around with the following   Staples Connect Hub Aeotec Power Strip Aeotec Water Sensor A couple door / window sensors A D-Link IP camera   Having a piece or two (like the Nest)...
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    Ring ring ring ring ring...Jeff Besos Phone.

    Does anyone think this isn't going to be a mediocre phone designed to sell you more Amazon crap?   http://www.theverge.com/2014/6/16/5815084/amazon-kindle-fire-smartphone-event-preview  
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    IFTTT

    What recipes are you guys finding helpful? I have a couple things getting dumped into Evernote automatically and getting notified when lifehacker posts an Evernote related article or there is a new apk on Android Police. I want more.
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    CES 2014

    Who's going? What do you hope to see? What do you expect to see besides booth babes?
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    Google Nexus 7 Tablet

    This thing could give the Amazon Fire a run for its money.