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    Android Google Maps offline navigation update

    Google finally woke up and updated maps to support offline navigation of areas stored offline. The latest update increases the area that can be stored offline (Upto 2.5GB) and adds support to search/navigate offline. The update seems to be a staged rollout. I got the update this morning but...
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    Video 40 or 42" TV from Singapore

    Cousing coming over from Singapore in a couple of weeks and I asked him to get me a Sony 40" EX650. Unfortunately it looks like this model is not longer stocked and have been replaced with 2013 models. Now I'm in dilemma as to what to tell him and there's little time for research. So need help...
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    Ethernet wiring help for home

    House is under construction and I am thinking of doing ethernet wiring when concealed electrical wiring is performed. House is a 2BHK with once room each on either side of hall. Total width is 10+10+10 feet. Need suggestions on how best to go about it. Arrangement is like 1st room->hall->second...
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    WTB Used LGA775 Mobo with DDR2 slot

    Since my standby rig's mobo has gone kaput, I am looking for a used replacement fully working mobo that will be compatible with Processor: LGA 775 core 2 duo e4300 DDR2 Ram slot (Do not want DDR3 as I already have working DDR2 from older Mobo) SATA Ports with one IDE port PCiE Slot for GPU...
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    Audio Portable Stereo speaker with FM/MP3 - suggestion required

    Hi, I am looking for a portable stereo speaker which has integrated FM and MP3 player (Via Sd/card and USB) and with Aux-input. Typical usage would be as a FM player in the mornings near the kitchen/Dining area. The same will be used as a external speakers during youtube streaming from my...
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    6 months old EVGA GTX460 1GB

    Product Name: EVGA GTX460 1GB. Expected Price: Rs 5500/- Time of Purchase: April 2011 Indian warranty valid/Remaining Warranty period: No, Bought in USA Reason for Sale: Going out of country for a year. PC will be lying unused. Planning to sell off the Graphics card Purchase Invoice...
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    V-Slicer the kitchen vegetable slicer - is it worth??

    Hi, For quite sometime I have been looking to gift my mom a V-Slicer which comes with different cutters (So than I can get some lovely french fries at home :) ) But like other telemarketing products, I am a little apprehensive about going for one since I am not sure if it will be as easy...
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    PC Peripherals Most basic Gamer Keyboard-Mouse-Mat suggestion

    I'm planning to change my Keyboard and mouse and this time plan to go for a basic gaming combo to see what major difference it is going to make. Have the following in mind Keyboard - Razer Arctosa ~ 2k (Lycosa is way too expensive and I dont need backlight anyways) Mosue - Razer Abyssus ~ 1.3k...
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    Airtel Impatience 1099 now with FUP 50GB?

    I called up Airtel CC today thinking of changing my plan to unlimited.Looked up on the airtel website and thought of switching to Impatience 1099 plan (1Mbps, 15GB FUP and 256kbps post FUP) While the CC rep was expalining the plan, she said 50GB is the FUP limit and I confirmed with her twice...
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    CPU/Mobo Z68 Chipset Preview

    Source: Intel Z68 Express Chipset Preview: SSD Caching And Quick Sync SSD. Caching seems to benefit only when things get repetitive. For faster boot times and quicker response overall, SSD as the OS drive and HDD as backup drive seems to be the best combo...
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    PC Peripherals APC ES500 Battery replacement suggestion

    My APC UPS has been acting up lately and there is litreally no backup from it. The model is APC ES 500 (BE500Y-IN). I am looking to replace the battery with a Exide powersafe as I see it getting recommended here in the forums. I have a few queries 1. What rating of battery should I get? The Pic...
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    Suggestions for a good hotel to stay in hyderabad

    Hi, I am planning to visit Hyderabad with my wife next weekend and looking for a good budget hotel to stay for a day. Location - Preferred in a place that is near hyderabad station/charminar/Hussain sagar Budget - Rs 1500-1700 for a Double A/C room per day Good hyderabadi food, additional plus...
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    PC Peripherals Good idea to get Nzxt Tempest Evo from Singapore?

    I am looking to change my cabby from a Zebronics cheap mid-tower and foud Tempest Evo interesting. However, it costs only 99$ in US (and only 89$ with some deals) but around 5.7k here in chennai (theitdepot.com) A person I know is coming down from singapore and I wanted to know if I can get...
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    PC Peripherals Logitech RX1000 Laser Mouse - Tracking issues

    I have a RX1000 Logitech Laser mouse. Though it is advertised to track on any surface except glass, I find that the tracking is rubbish in most of the surfaces. I keep moving, dragging and circling my mouse only to see that the pointer moves only a few pixels in screen even with the pointer set...
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    CPU/Mobo Random system Power-offs.... Help to troubleshoot

    I have a desktop restart issue of late that has me wondering what is going wrong. The system would switch off all of a sudden, but the motherboard LED is ON. On moving my mouse or hitting a key, the system will boot up again (move mouse like waking up from standby). There is no pattern in...
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    Graphic Cards GPU From US - GTX460 or HD6870??

    I am looking to upgrade my so so old nvidia 7600GS (running for 4 yrs now) and I will be sourcing it from US. Budget: 200 US $ Narrowed down to: nVidia GTX460 (Overclocked Talon Attack version??) or HD6870 (current best price around 230$.. hoping for some sale/offer). Please suggest if any...
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    Mobo for Core2Duo Processor - Chennai Location Preferred

    HI, My Motherboard recently conked out and need a basic mobo to get the system up and running again. I just require a basic motherboard with 1. Core2Duo processor (LGA775??) socket 2. PCI-E slot for taking my nVidia card 3. 4 DDR-2 RAM slots - I run 2x512MB and 1x1GB in Dual channel 4. Sata...