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HbbTV client for Desktop or Mobile (not set-top box and SmarTV)

Is there a HbbTV client for Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, ..? Why you can access HbbTV content only from SmarTV? DRM issue? Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) is both an industry standard (ETSI ...
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How do I back up images with limited disk space?

I'm in a scenario where I have one 500GB hard drive and about 400GB of images I want to tar. I obviously won't have enough disk space, but I don't mind getting rid of the images as they are added to ...
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How to share a cross platform task list?

I'd like to be able to fire-off shopping lists that can be "checked off" to facebook friends, work tasks to collegues, and holiday steps to family all from the same tool / same method. All without ...
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How to copy text from various Windows controls?

I have Windows program which is in Korean. Now I need to copy the text from different controls in order to translate. This is one of the screens: and another example Basically there are labels, ...
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Yahoo Mail's Drop-down list for log-out fails to appear

Recently, when I am going to sign out from my Yahoo Email Account from within Microsoft Explorer, the pertaining drop-down list, in which there is Sign Out command, does not appear when I move mouse ...
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How to edit .STRING files

I'm having trouble finding any results on how to open .string files. I get a lot about programming strings and .strings files but unfortunately they have nothing to do with what I need. It's a binary ...
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Listen to Bluetooth mic-in via Speaker (Mobile and PC)

Situation: We are trying to combine a Bluetooth headset mic and a USB Speaker so that we don't need external power supply, and the mic-speaker system works fine with just a laptop with battery. These ...
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How to Hide the Toolbar of XMind Application?

How can I hide/show XMind's toolbar in order to have larger working space; notice that Full Screen mode is not helpful because it is NOT particularly designed for full functioning mindmaps.
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how to recover deleted directory which deleted while uninstalling xampp [duplicate]

By mistake I deleted all project directory located inside htdocs while I was uninstalling XAMPP. Now I want to recover those folder but not able to do it. I was google a lot but I didn't got any ...
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Software to use a spare monitor as a personal dashboard with custom data feeds? [closed]

I'm looking for anything that would allow me to use my third monitor for some neat data visualization. Ideally this would be running full screen, with focus on really nice aesthetics. I'm planning to ...
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Get the title of all the URLs in a list

I have a huge list of URLs and I want to get the title of all of them. Is it possible? (without actually having to visit each and every one of them manually) I'm using Windows 8
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Software for controlling Windows 7 PC from Linux Mint over WLAN [closed]

I have two computers one running Linux Mint and other running Windows 7. I want to be able to control the Windows PC using Linux Mint. They are generally connected over LAN or Wifi using a router. I ...
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Cleaning up an infected computer? [duplicate]

I need to clean up my folks’ Windows Vista laptop, and I haven’t done it in years. Normally, I would install AVG antivirus, look through msconfig and remove non-essential start-up programs, and then ...
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Program besides cmd.exe that can switch to text mode?

I would like to test on my Windows 7 x64 system if text mode works via this 'workaround' of disabling my video card driver. However, cmd.exe on x64 has removed support for Alt+Enter or ...
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How can I limit the volume of audio on Windows by decibel level?

I enjoy listening to music at high volumes, but I'm concerned about possible long-term hearing loss. Articles covering this question suggest limiting audio volume to under 85 decibels. Is there: A ...
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How to make a pc act as a router on some port

I have a linux server in my lab(hereafter called pc1), and I have a windows pc2 where I have a game server running on. But since it's a private network, and the only pc that the internet can access is ...
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How to find out what file is on a particular sector

How do i find out on Linux what file is occupying a given sector on a NTFS partition? I need to do it because i am rescuing data from a failing HDD (using ddrescue), and want to find out what files ...
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Windows: perform copy/move file operations while ensuring data integrity?

I've got a huge amount of family photos stored on a NAS drive that I would like to move to my Windows computer, edit, and then move back for archival purposes. However, I'm a bit paranoid about data ...
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How to read Windows Hibernation file (hiberfile.sys) to extract data?

I need to find what all data is stored in hibernation file by parsing it. However till now I have only manged to do so manually by opening it in a Hex editor and then searching for texts in it. I ...
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Inserting Chapters / Cue Points / Bookmarks DURING video capture

I'm interested in using a camcorder to capture several hours of video footage to a computer. The overwhelming majority of the footage will be totally useless, and so I anticipate it being somewhat of ...
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How can I graph the bitrate of an audio file?

I found a program called Bitrate Viewer, but it draws video bitrate only. Is there any way I can view the bitrate of an audio file as well?
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Does software exist that sends an image to a certain monitor depending on image orientation?

I would like to achieve the following setup: One computer with two monitors – one in landscape (monitor A), the other in portrait orientation (B) – and a viewer that shows images from a directory. ...
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Virtualization for desktop security?

I am frustrated with windows and the whole pay $60 per year for security products. Seriously, its too much now. I want to use virtualization for desktop security because I think (not sure) that it ...
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How to remove pages from an ebook (and change the TOC accordingly)

I have a relatively large epub file with a toc where I am interested in only a fraction of the pages. (More specifically it is a complete spell directory for an rpg and I want to keep only the spells ...
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Schedule Optimization

I am trying to plan a complex trip that I have to take soon. There are some issues that are making the trip difficult to plan: There are several stops There are time constraints for both the whole ...
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How to Implement a VoIP Auto (speech) Dialler

Can anyone suggest/recommend a way to implement a speech dialler using a SIP VoIP service? The software/VoIP equivalent of this I want to dial out and play a pre-recorded message as part of an alarm ...
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How do I convert Opera's bookmarks into Firefox' and preserve the bookmark nicknames / keywords?

Both Opera and Firefox have a function that allows you to type a nickname / keyword into the address bar, and then automatically load the bookmark URL associated with that nickname/keyword. More info: ...
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Personal reference information / Note Taking

As a habit, I typically use outlook to take notes. If I want to document something for myself, all I need to do is compose an email, send it to myself and then put an appropriate category onto it. ...
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Click and action generating software [duplicate]

I have a plugin called selenium IDE for my firefox browser. I create some scripts using selenium to fill a web form. I wanted selenium to do run all these scripts once every hour. Unfortunately, it ...
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How can I edit multiple text files as one virtual document?

My main goal is to be able to constantly keep track of individual text fragment word and character counts while simultaneously being able to read the entire long document as a whole.
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How do I remotely execute scripts on multiple servers, mix output

Hi I'm looking for a piece of software or some sort of technique that would enable me to do following in one terminal window: Take as input a list of ssh-enabled machines with login, password and ...
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How can I find the actual amount of free file directory spaces in a FAT32 folder?

I understand that there are approx. 64K possible files in a FAT32 folder. This assumes 8.3 file names. Longer file names take up multiple slots. Therefore, it is difficult to know how many actual ...
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How to modify the voice to Starcraft 1 Terran adjutant's one

I really like the SC1 Terran Advisors (adjutants) voice! The idea is to modify an audio file of one's speech so that it sounded like adjutant's one. Or, if it is easier, to adjust some automatic ...
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Automated merging of PDF graphs [duplicate]

I was wondering if there is a way to combine PDF graphs automatically, I have similarly named files in 4 different directories. I have been reading about Ghostscript, imageMagick and PDFtk but I am ...
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PNG Batch resizing and saving while preserving transparency

I've got about 700+ png images. I need to resize and save them. However I also need their transparency to be intact. I tried Irfanview, but that didn't work. GIMP works, but I can't find a batch ...
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How to install a Virtual Microphone? [closed]

I want to install a Virtual Microphone (a non physical input source interface where I can direct an output such as my sound card), so that I can play sounds/music through it. Is this possible? If so, ...
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Let any exe prevent system sleep/hibernation in windows [duplicate]

Is there a way to have Windows system standby prevented in the event that a particular executable is still running? I know playing videos does this semi-automatically but I'd like to apply this ...
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Flash .rom file to BIOS chip

I have got a .rom file from my BIOS chip using this tool (it really isn't a virus). I extracted the Packard Bell boot logo from it using CBROM, edited it and put it back into the .rom, which ...
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Copying files to multiple USB flash drives

Does anyone know of any software or hardware (or both) that will copy a certain set of files to multiple USB flash drives? We have a project where there are some PDF's that need to be copied to about ...
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How can I automatically add a moustache to a batch of images?

I'd like to make an April fools day joke by adding a mustache to all the images of my colleagues. Is there some software that can automate this? So the software should recognize the face; if ...
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How can I take a single hotel Wifi connection and share it out amongst devices via Wifi?

Many hotels these days still have pretty dreadful Wifi. Often the worst offender is the "you still only have one Wifi device, right?" assumption; you get a username/password combo, and using it on ...
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resizing/compressing thousands of images to reasonable sizes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Batch “resize” JPEG images to a fixed file size fast batch image resizer I have thousands of images (90 GB) mostly documents, and employee related stuff like passport ...
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How do I recover a file from the deleted hdd partition after installing windows 7 ultimate?

I had a file with my important data on it in my previous windows 7 professional. I formatted the partition on which windows was installed and split it into 4. Now I want to recover the file from the ...
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Portable folder encryption software that doesn't require admin rights?

I enjoy TrueCrypt a lot. It's fast and offers a decent amount of options, but it also requires you to have admin (super user) rights on the machine you use it on. I've experimented with DCU, Peazip ...
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Any software to find out how much bandwidth i have used per month [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software to report internet traffic for home user I have a limited bandwidth internet connection which charges when download limit is exceeded i need a software to ...
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Utility to download a full webpage for Mac [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download an entire website? I need to download a full webpage (single domain) with images and working links for offline use. I've found a few utilities to do ...
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Read ahead buffering while playing video file from optical disc

I was wondering if there is a program for Windows 7 (64-bit), that reads ahead the file to be played back (usually MKV files in my case) to the RAM, so the disc that the video file resides in, won't ...
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Remove difference b/w PC and Unix Text in beyond compare

My problem is I'm try to compare two folders which are almost same but some little difference. But when I compare both of the folders then it shows difference in each file. When i open the file its ...
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Monitor color temperature changing software (like f.lux) that can temporarily switch color temperatures to a specified 'daytime' temperature, at night

I'm using f.lux to control my computer display's color temperature (it automatically changes the color temperature of the computer screen depending if it's day or night). At night, I would ...
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Is there any git “for humans”?

A few non-technical friends have expressed interest in many of the cool abilities of git (the version control and rollbacks, not the offsite duplication), but definitely don't want to deal with git-* ...