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Does this peripheral exist? Bluetooth To 3.5mm audio

I'm looking for a device that receives audio via bluetooth and outputs it via 3.5mm audio jack. The purpose of this would be to plug it into my car's 3.5mm audio jack and leave it there, and connect ...
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Is there an eSATA memory stick / thumb drive?

The new PC I just finished building has eSATA support. I use a USB stick/thumb drive all the time on my PC for stuff, is there an equivalent available anywhere for eSATA? Please list one product per ...
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Are there any 5.1 surround audio switches on the market? [closed]

(Somewhat related to this question) I have a set of Logitech 5.1 surround speakers, which use three stereo 3.5mm TRS connectors (minijacks) to transfer the audio (the typical green/black/orange audio ...
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Actual High Speed USB flash drive

I'm looking to upgrade my EEE 1000H by possibly replacing the HDD with simple (internal) usb connected storage. The problem I'm having now is that I can't seem to find any actual high speed usb ...
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Do any wireless presenters really have a good range?

I've had a couple of wireless presenters (the little devices with a USB receiver which allow you to move PowerPoint presentations etc along remotely) and I've found that they're great when they're ...
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Portable hard disk with write-protect switch [closed]

I'm looking for portable hard disks that have a physical switch (with or without key) to make it "read only" to prevent modification. Is there a particular keyword I should look for that designate ...
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Small (Micro) 16GB USB flash drive [closed]

I'm looking for a small 16GB USB flash drive, that's good looking, will stand the test of time and can be attached to a key ring. I don't want extra software (like that found on the SanDisk Micro ...
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Does anyone know of a simple way to get an 8CH ADAT signal into a laptop/desktop?

The only interfaces I can find with ADAT cost more than I am willing to spend, and have a lot of features and inputs that I do not need. Ideally this would be a simple USB/FIREWIRE/PCI device with 1 ...
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Feed aggregator with E-mail/RSS channels [closed]

Which feed aggregators, besides FriendFeed, allow RSS and e-mail as input and output channels? That is, allow to suscribe external RSS feeds and to write a post by e-mail, and allow to be notified ...
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SSD raid array, should I pick 0 or 5?

Currently I have a raid0 SAS array in my system (I know, you must think I really hate my data to have this) and really like the performance over a single disk. A couple months back I built a new ...
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What do I need to run a Linux Home Server

What hardware and software will I require to run a Linux Home Server?
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Calendar with reminders - application recommendation [closed]

Can anyone recommend a lightweight calendar application that will popup reminders? I am looking for similar capabilities of the Outlook calendar (reapeating events, variable reminder times, ...
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Linux on a NAS device [closed]

I am looking for an inexpensive NAS device that would be able to run a Linux distribution instead of the whatever standard software, so I can set up a simple http server and whatever I will need in ...
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AppTrap alternative? (Deleting Applications)

I've been using AppTrap for some time now, however it's no longer being maintained. Is their something similar out there that's being actively maintained and will work with the next OS release?
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External Drive or Drive enclosure suggestions [closed]

My home server is running on an ancient 700Mhz PIII machine with Windows 2000. In addition to the web site I linked I use the machine as a file server for the family and (small) database server and ...
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Are there any alternatives to the Apple Mighty Mouse that have the small trackball for scrolling?

Other than the Mighty Mouse itself, that is, as I don't like their tactile "feel". Preferably with: USB interface OSX/Windows support 3+ buttons
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Multiple email accounts vs. a single email account? [closed]

What's everyone's take on this? Is it better to have multiple accounts for different types of correspondence (i.e. a business address, a family/personal address, an ebay address, a spam address, ...
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2answers
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Printer With Most Operating System Plug-and-Play Compatibility [closed]

A friend is looking for a printer which can be plugged directly into a Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Mac OS X (Windows 98 would be nice, too, but not holding my breath) machine and ...
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2answers
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who makes an LED desktop monitor besides Apple? [closed]

Besides Apple (Cinema Display) who sells an LED backlit computer display 1900 x 1200 or 1900 x 1080?
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Is there a desktop keyboard with a scroll ball?

Is there a decent desktop keyboard that has a mouse scroll ball in it? I find it extremely annoying moving from the keyboard to the mouse and back and my current mouse is giving me RSI. I want a ...
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Controller Device for Media Center Computer

I am in the process of deciding on what to choose a a controller for a Media Center Computer. I have seen the question Best Keyboard with a built-in pointing device for a media center Mac but it ...
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Looking for an Over-the-Air HD tuner compatible with Windows Media Center [closed]

For Over-the-Air HD signals, what is the best TV tuner for use with Windows Media Center?
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Need a non-Mac keyboard alternative for Mac users

I'm a Macbook Pro user. I like Apple products in general, but I hate their keyboards. I work on my computer/laptop 10+ hours a day, so I would like to have a keyboard that is Mac-compatible and ...
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Need a KVM that supports advanced mice, keyboards, and other peripherals [closed]

I've used a number of KVMs and found a great variation in performance with mice. Some seem to support wireless mice and others don't (or worse mouse pointer gets stuck occasionally and drives you ...
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Looking for an easier Skype video chat alternative [closed]

Is there any software 'easier to use' than Skype - ie to get a video conversation going you have to turn on the computer, make sure the speakers are turned on, make sure the web cam is connected, make ...
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2answers
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Looking for a moderately priced home surveillance setup [closed]

I've got a need for a comprehensive home surveillance solution that meets the following criteria no monthly charges support for multiple cameras (preferably over ethernet or wifi) motion detection ...
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Good storage for media? [closed]

I currently have two regular USB drives to store all my media (audio/video/images). I'm thinking about "upgrading" my media storage facility to something more usable: Hopefully does not need a ...