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  1. In Firefox or Chrome, the addon, "Screengrab!",...

    In Firefox or Chrome, the addon, "Screengrab!", can capture the entire page, including hidden portion. Optionally you can customed select area to be saved, or just the displayed portion.

    If you...
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    I assume this forum is mostly free speech, an...

    I assume this forum is mostly free speech,
    an Affinity Space.
    That is, we write about our experience and opinion, report product reviews, and then some.

    And not all participants are experts. ...
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    I recommend copy contents or make ISO files to...

    I recommend copy contents or make ISO files to USB flash drives or SD cards for long term storage.
    You can then make disc copies at will. That is, turn disc into disposable.

    One danger on long...
  4. Thread: A/V synching

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    Audio stream sync-ing with video stream is an on...

    Audio stream sync-ing with video stream is an on going problem for digital formats.
    The first sync method is by film. The sides on the film roll are the audio tracks. Simple and clever automatic...
  5. Sticky: I propose that time is an issue. It is...

    I propose that time is an issue.

    It is expected that hard drive capacity doubles every 3-6 months.
    Currently it is 8TB. We'll see 16TB soon.
    I have a hard time waiting a whole working day to...
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    I use Freetalk adapter, US$39.99 last time I...

    I use Freetalk adapter, US$39.99 last time I check: http://freetalk.me/
    Skype claims no longer update its support for it but it always work, up to current version of Skype.
    It has one Ethernet port...
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    Re "Intel vs AMD? ..." Please be reminded that...

    Re "Intel vs AMD? ..."
    Please be reminded that recent Intel uP (i7) is hardware coded on video conversion. Any test/compare using video encoding will always show Intel wins, hands down.

    If a uP...
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    "LXLE (Linux) worked best on several old...

    "LXLE (Linux) worked best on several old laptops..."
    Hmm, I almost forgot LXLE. Thanks for reminding me. I just repaired an old IBM laptop (!). I'm going to install LXLE to it, run VPN server for...
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    No-lead solder melting requirement is 350C. ...

    No-lead solder melting requirement is 350C.
    Contrary to myth, semiconductor is not damaged during solder flow. The induced mechanical problem is cracks on the board, and on some IC packages. The...
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    Re: USB expansion hub causing problems to read SD...

    Re: USB expansion hub causing problems to read SD card.

    Specifications (5V supply, 4.75V-5.25V):
    USB2.0, each port: Default 0.5A, some PC+OS can optionally select 1A
    USB3.0, each port: Default...
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    Corsair is correct: Pull outside cool air through...

    Corsair is correct: Pull outside cool air through its heat sink.

    The hottest components, generally most expensive and most important, is the cpu. Should lower its temperature fast, first and...
  12. My 2 cents: If all your devices do not use/have...

    My 2 cents:
    If all your devices do not use/have 5GHz wifi, no point buying the expensive "AC" version, or dual frequency (or called 'dual channel') routers. "N300" version would be fine, even "N150"...
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    I also use Pickpick.exe. It is portable app, no...

    I also use Pickpick.exe. It is portable app, no need to install.
    I ran it sandboxed and verified that Pickpick did not write to registry nor call-home, aka clean portable app.

    If you use Firefox...
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    If I were building a new house, I would pull two...

    If I were building a new house, I would pull two Cat5e or Cat6 cables on each socket. Or, at least add a 4-wire cable in additional to the network cable. You never know. The extra cable(s) helps in...
  15. I have never tried this but here is the...

    I have never tried this but here is the suggestion:
    Port forwarding is nothing more than a 'hole' open for specific Lan IP.
    Easier to remember if the external port and the internal port is the...
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    May check power management. In 'advance' section,...

    May check power management. In 'advance' section, there is a setting to turn off other cores to save power.
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    Hope my reply is not too late. I have experience...

    Hope my reply is not too late.
    I have experience with TP Link Powerline Ethernet Adapter, the 200 and 500/600(?), and also Actiontec brand of same speeds.
    Of 6 TP Link 200, one failed in 2 months....
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    FYI Media Bit Rates: Best bit rate (max), the...

    FYI
    Media Bit Rates:

    Best bit rate (max), the specification and standard:
    HDTV = 20 Mbps
    DVD = 9.8Mbps (about 10Mbps)
    SVCD = 5.7Mbps
    VCD = 1.1Mbps

    Best resolution (max):
  19. Router is like a tiny computer but is running...

    Router is like a tiny computer but is running only one program: routing. There will be overhead, maybe 10%-20%. On top of that, the internet side (WAN) speed is shared by all the local networks, be...
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    frequentbiter, Re: "Do not fool with...

    frequentbiter, Re: "Do not fool with FREE...admonition"
    Members would appreciate if you elaborate and attach data.
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    This has nothing to do with the printer in...

    This has nothing to do with the printer in question here but
    *does* relate to wireless printing.

    Wireless has no WOL (Wake on Lan).

    If the wireless printer is in sleep, you cannot print by...
  22. Good tip re using coffee filter. I tried it on...

    Good tip re using coffee filter.
    I tried it on cleaning up Goo-b-gone. Effective. The coffee filter absorbs the oily residue.
    Goo-b-gone is to clean out sticky leftover by stickers (such as price...
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    Yes, MUST buy "*4* frequencies" cell phone. "3"...

    Yes, MUST buy "*4* frequencies" cell phone. "3" frequencies are not enough. THEN also to ask for encoding support such as GSM ,CDMA, TDSMA.

    Some phones list the 4 frequencies on a label under the...
  24. [SOLVED] Amazing and valuable info. Thanks, bbearren. ...

    Amazing and valuable info. Thanks, bbearren.
    Learn something everyday.
    Apparently it also applies to laptop.
    I immediately tried it on my laptop and it is also true!
    I then used a USB LED light...
  25. I also own an HP dm1 laptop (or is it mini-laptop...

    I also own an HP dm1 laptop (or is it mini-laptop or netbook?). And 2 more HP-dm1 I 'manage' for friends/relatives.
    Yes, I have slow down problems and I hope my experience helps.

    1.HP installs...
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