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How to make IM work eye-friendly

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by TWdesigns69, Mar 18, 2016.

  1. TWdesigns69

    TWdesigns69 Regular Member

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    So,
    I have tried Eyeleo and Flux. I dont like flux and have stopped using it. But Eyeleo is great and helps a lot.

    Are there any softwares/techniques you guys use to make your eyesight as strain-free as possible?

    I wish there was like an e-ink computer. Man, I would buy that no matter what the cost.
    I was thinking of converting an ebook reader into a computer screen. Do you think that's possible? Have any of you tried it? Having an eink screen to work on will definitely help a lot and enable me to work more hours.

    Thank You.
     
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    Work smart not hard.
    I suggest to have a 30 minutes break every 2 worked hours
     
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    Conor Elite Member

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    Hire a VA and go back to bed.
     
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    I have Flux and I rarely notice it. Helps a ton on pages with a lot of white that look like staring into a light bulb.
     
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    Flux 2,7k all day long
     
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    probably best advice I've ever been given in my entire life
     
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  7. TWdesigns69

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    What does that mean?
     
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  9. TWdesigns69

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    Totally agree. The difference is having red eyes ot not when you get home. Not easy to remember though. Especially when you're like "in the zone"
     
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    I used to get head aches all the time using a PC all day, went for a eye test and it wasn't that. Sounds stupid but I now just have the brightness really really low and I haven't had a headache since!
     
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    It can look ridiculous but eating a lot of vitamin, especially vitamin E can increase the strength and moistening of your eyes, so eat carrots and other mineralized veggies will help you a lot
     
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    Not stupid at all, the brightness most likely was the cause of your headaches.

    I was getting headaches for about 1 week everyday when I first got my new TV, turned down the brightness and havnt had any since.

    Same has happened on my PC monitor and phone.
     
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  13. TWdesigns69

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    Thanks guys. Great advice here. Low brightness, Vitamin E, Blinking. Am sure it'll all help.
     
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    I have a Mac and a PC. I try to do most of my work on my mac because no matter what PC I've tried (or even Linux), I get eyestrain from them. Maybe it's the refresh rate of the screens, or the font rendering. I can sit in front of a screen all day on my mac though.
     
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  16. TWdesigns69

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    Answering my own question:

    Dasung recently launched their 13.3" PaperLike Monitor at $1000. Very expensive. But I'd probably still buy it for double that price.