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Apr
12
asked How can I regain the ability to output to an external monitor via HDMI on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro?
Mar
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Feb
24
comment How can I edit a keyword search in Chrome?
Yes, thank you! I didn't think that they were considered "search engines."
Feb
24
accepted How can I edit a keyword search in Chrome?
Feb
24
asked How can I edit a keyword search in Chrome?
Dec
12
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Nov
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Nov
25
accepted Why won't any button in MF Toolbox (scanning software for Canon MF3010) do anything?
Nov
25
comment Why won't any button in MF Toolbox (scanning software for Canon MF3010) do anything?
I forgot I even asked this. I had fixed it a long time ago, but what you suggested sounds very familiar - I'm pretty sure that's what I had to do.
Oct
31
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Oct
10
asked On machines that have a small SSD and large HDD (or hybrid drive), can the OS span the drives?
Oct
2
comment What is the “real-life” noticeable difference between different processors with similar architectures?
@Ramhound - I'm sorry if my question wasn't clear - I'm really just interested on what the differences I'd notice as a user of the computer will be. I do understand that the 4700MQ will be faster, but I don't know how much (not in clock speed, but in real-life sense - and yes I realize this is not easily quantifiable). Essentially, if we took two machines that are otherwise identical except for the two processors and gave them to my grandmother to use, what would she say the difference is? Would it be twice as fast to open iTunes on one of them? Would streaming video be jumpy on one? etc.
Oct
2
comment What is the “real-life” noticeable difference between different processors with similar architectures?
@Ramhound - thanks, I didn't realize you can do that. Their comparison tool is definitely helpful. But knowing that one has 4 cores vs. 2, etc. doesn't really answer my question about what real-life difference there will be.
Oct
2
asked What is the “real-life” noticeable difference between different processors with similar architectures?
Sep
30
comment How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?
Great, thanks. Still curious why it's so hard to find out, but this is definitely good enough for me.
Sep
30
accepted How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?
Sep
30
comment How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?
No, this is helpful. I suspected this was the case (I have a really old, slow netbook that can output at higher than 1080p) but just wanted to be certain. I am a little curious though - take the Toshiba Satellite S50 or S55. Do you know of anywhere I could find the supported output resolutions? Now that I think of it, a full list would be somewhat useful as I do like to use it with a much lower resolution if I'm sitting far away.
Sep
30
comment How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?
@techie007 - I don't see them anywhere. They have the screen's resolution of course, but I don't see output resolution anywhere. One that I'm considering, for example, is the Toshiba Satellite S50 (or S55), and I've looked at several sites. All I can find on Toshiba's is: "Audio and Video DISPLAY* 15.6" HD TruBrite® LED Backlit Touchscreen Display (1366x768) DISPLAY RESOLUTION 1366x768 (HD), 16:9 aspect ratio, Supports 720p content AUDIO DTS Studio Soundâ„¢, Headphone jack (stereo), Microphone jack (mono), harman/kardon® stereo speakers" and "HDMI® output port."
Sep
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asked How can I find out what output resolutions a laptop computer supports?
Sep
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