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    Health & Fitness How many of you bicycle? - Just a general discussion

    I am in Bangalore, and cycle once a week, mostly Sunday. Do more running through the week. Riding in traffic is no fun, although I have ridden a lot in Mumbai traffic when I started riding. Here are my two bits: Watch out for two/three wheelers from the wrong side, and BEST buses! Those are...
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    Pixel 6a launched

    The Verge used to be a more Tech specific site for sure. I haven't had any reason to doubt their reviews as yet though. If not Pixel 6a, which phone would you suggest for the features that I listed? It has one of the best camera, good Android experience, and decent specs for that price. Plus 5...
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    Pixel 6a launched

    Erm, what am I missing here? I still feel Google Pixel phones have a better stock experience than all other phones. I have used a Realme X2 Pro and LG G8X in the last couple of years. I have also heard other people complain about the problems with bloatware in Xiaomi and Samsung phones I usually...
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    Rate the Last Movie You Saw...

    The Outfit - Really gripping drama/thriller. Worth a watch! Stellar performance by the leads https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14114802/ 4/5
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    FS: Monitor and LCD LG UK650-W 4K Monitor

    Interested. YGPM.
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    What are people playing in 2022? And what got you through covid?

    I was playing online Board Games. Started and continue playing Ticket To Ride and Splendor. Catan Online as well. Bought a ton of games on steam. Finished The Banner Saga. Unfinished and playing (All RPGs): 1. Divinity Original Sin 2. Divinity Original Sin 2 3. Witcher 2 4. Neverwinter Nights...
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    The book I am reading currently

    Reading - The Great Arc by John Keay रेत समाधि by Geetanjali Shree The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben Just finished: Manga - Demon Slayer (Good one time read for Shonen Manga lovers) Novel - The Powder Mage Trilogy by Brian McClellan (Good one time read for action/military fantasy...
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    Graphic Cards GPU pricing trends

    Just read this. Hopefully the madness about graphics cards and chip shortage will end soon! https://www.theverge.com/2022/7/1/23191634/nvidia-amd-gpu-shortage-over-3080-3070-3060-radeon-rx-6900-6800
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    Laptops Laptop Screen Replacement - DIY, or repair center in Bangalore?

    Hi, I bought a Dell xps 15 9570 in 2018 from the US for my partner. In 2021, the screen started giving problem, with ghosting and lines. Since it was pandemic, and we had a monitor, and so we managed. I am in Bangalore now, and we took it to the Dell repair center in Marathalli for screen...
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    Why do people buy the Apple watch with its poor battery life?

    All gadgets have use cases I guess. I for one, was never in the Apple ecosystem, but now have a Mac Mini and an Ipad. They are useful devices for work/entertainment at home respectively The Iphone or Macbook Pro still seems way too expensive for me though. The new Air is in the same league...
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    FS: Others Clearance Sale (Keyboard + Mouse)

    Interested in Magic Mouse. YGPM
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    Monitor to mirror Ipad screen for home podcast setup and basic video editing

    Thanks! Yeah I am trying to convince her to have a wired setup, as mirroring will make it costlier. Will keep you updated.
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    Monitor to mirror Ipad screen for home podcast setup and basic video editing

    Hi, My friend has a 2017 Ipad Pro, which she is using for a basic video editing setup. It has a lightning port, and she is currently connecting her audio setup with it using a lightning to USB-A converter She wants a larger screen to be able to have a better handle on what she is doing. I...
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    Budget 30-40k Under 40k phone with good camera and battery

    Already purchased, and my friend is quite happy with the performance and the Camera
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    Budget 41-50k Windows laptop for basic usage

    What's your Budget? (cheaper the better. Less than 50K) What will be your primary usage for the notebook be? (MS Word, Excel, and Web Browsing) What size and weight considerations do you have? (13"/14" lightweight) Any brand that you prefer, or any brand that you detest? (None, as long as...
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    Budget 15K: Projector for office presentation use

    My budget has increased. I am now looking at projectors in a ~30K range. I purchased this earlier: https://www.amazon.in/K9-Pro-Max-Android-Preinstalled-E08i33/dp/B09PRNXBX3 It is decent for a small conference room. I am now looking for a projector which can be used in a classroom. Some...
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    Budget 30-40k Under 40k phone with good camera and battery

    I guess the GCam needs to be optimised for the particular phone. I will check with my friend when I can
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    Budget 30-40k Under 40k phone with good camera and battery

    My pixel 4a takes better night shots than any other phone I have seen, including iphones. It's the software which is superior in my opinion. Is there a Gcam for the S20fe?
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