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    Want to buy a bluetooth headset with dual mics

    Hey, I have to make a lot of calls on the go in noisy environments, and I was considering investing in a bluetooth headset with dual microphones from noise cancellation. I found this pair from Samsung: Samsung EO-BG920BFEGIN Level U Bluetooth Headset (Gold): Electronics - but I am...
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    Are all laptops sold in India basically outdated? A Rant plus question.

    My question is not to find a Jugard solution but to ask why I must pay global prices for substandard products? - - - Updated - - - Thank you for the suggestion. I am going to CA in Feb. I think I will get this then. - - - Updated - - - It is sad, stupid and idiotic. What annoys me more is...
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    Are all laptops sold in India basically outdated? A Rant plus question.

    I set out to buy a laptop with some very simple requirements: * FHD screen * A 2GB nvidia processor (I do cuda work) * Support for Wifi AC (5ghz) My budget is around 60k. This, I would think is a very modest requirement from a laptop in 2015. Additionally I would love it if the build quality...
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    SMPS recomendations - Home PC

    Thank you so much for the quick reply. If the Antec BP 300 is only 1.8k then it makes no sense buying VIP! Both there are priced a little more than what you have mentioned online, but with my current job timings, il have to order off flipkart. Antec BP300P 300 Watts PSU - Antec:
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    SMPS recomendations - Home PC

    Hi, I just upgraded my PC to the following: i3 4xxx+ Intel H87 motherboard, 1TB Seagate 7200 RPM drive, 1 Optical drive, 4GB DDR3 Ram This PC will be used largely for programing, office work and watching movies. (Maybe kept on for days together ) The SMPS calculator pegged the PC at ~230W load...
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    Need a All in one printer!!!

    Ive always had a good experience with canon: Canon Pixma - MP 287 Multifunction Inkjet Printer - Canon: The large cartridges work out OK value for money. Do look at the HP system also: HP - 2515 Ink Advantage Multifunction Inkjet Printer - HP: On paper it looks better...
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    External / Portable Hard Disk - 500G to 1 TB

    Hi, I am in the market for some external storage that I can lug around. My primary requirements are to store some processing data [20-30 GB each set = total may be 300GB-ish (Prediction)] and papers / articles / text books [5 GB ish] and some songs/multimedia [ 5 GB-ish ] . So I figure I need...
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    Gaming Android Vs iOS

    Airplane mode? PS: Faraday cages are surprisingly easy to build. xD
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    xperia u grey market mumbai

    <strike>Thanks for the honor suggestion. Will look at that.</strike> Its 18K! PS: My Dell xcd 35 was under warranty. I have been w/o a phone for 70+ days and counting. Warrenty != peace of mind.
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    xperia u grey market mumbai

    Hey, I found the Xperia U selling for around 11k Sony Ericsson Xperia U | eBay Its a very attractive offer and I am seriously considering the black market now. Is this seller on ebay reliable? And does anyone know where can I find grey market phones in Mumbai? Any other suggestions in the...
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    A survey of the reliability of local brands

    Thanks. Updated. ( excluding the TIPO )
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    Which tablet should I go for? IBALL or Iberry?

    TO be honest, practically: you will find no noticeable difference between the A8 and A9. RAM is important for multitasking.It is an important parameter. However I have never heard of the Iberry brand. Iball is I believe the lesser of the two evils. Actually I have always have had a good...
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    Which is your favorite IDE?

    Visual studio by a long shot. Although VS2010 is a pig in terms of resources, I still prefer it. QT creator for when I am working on QT projects. Its pretty good too.
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    Little problems in Fedora 17

    I prefer to use Cinnamon on Fedora these days.
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    A survey of the reliability of local brands

    ------------------------------------------------------ Brand: Samsung Model: Galaxy 5 Duration on Use: 3 years now. Gave it to my mom after her phone conked. Problems Faced: None what so ever. [Samsung's Custom UI is not so good for this low end a phone, but that is not really a problem]...
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