Bookport Plus Change WiFi Instructions

People also know the APH MP3 audiobook player as the Book Port Plus.  This eBook reader utilizes WiFi networks for streaming audio content from internet Radio stations.  It also plays downloaded podcasts.  Plus, this player will hopefully download talking books directly from the National Library Service for the Blind (NLS). All of this function relies … Continue reading Bookport Plus Change WiFi Instructions





Connect WiFi on Denon S 32 Internet Radio, How To

Now and then, you must change the default WiFi network on the Denon S-32 internet radio.  Why?  Because perhaps your WiFi network has changed SSID names or passwords. Or, your office IT guru asks you to move your S-32 to a less busy network.  Or, perhaps you were connecting to a city Wi-Fi hotspot that … Continue reading Connect WiFi on Denon S 32 Internet Radio, How To





Belkin Lightning USB Cable Cord, 1.2M, 4 Ft Review

The Belkin lightning USB cable for charge & sync (part number 8830bt15381 Rev B01 ) for Apple devices, at just several dollars per cord online is a steal. The Belkin lightning USB cable is among the cheapest cables we’ve bought.  Yet this  lightning cable carries the Belkin name brand, which means high quality.  Yet this cable … Continue reading Belkin Lightning USB Cable Cord, 1.2M, 4 Ft Review





Sony MDR 7506 Headphones Review, Studio Monitor

We owned the Sony MDR-7506 headphones for almost two decades.  Thus we’ve played them on lots of CD players, headphone amps, iPods, mixing boards, USB audio interfaces, and stereo receivers.  Our overall experience with the 7506 has been quite good.  So here we offer our Sony MDR 7506 headphones review. We detail and sum up … Continue reading Sony MDR 7506 Headphones Review, Studio Monitor





OtterBox Defender Case Review for iPad Air and Mini

We’ve tested the OtterBox Defender Series protective cases for the Apple iPad, iPad Air, and iPad Mini tablet computers. In sum:  The OtterBox Defender case cost more than any other case that we’ve seen. But they’re of the highest overall quality too.  Though we feel that they overpriced the OtterBoxe, they do protect as well … Continue reading OtterBox Defender Case Review for iPad Air and Mini





Sony MDR V500 Studio Monitor Headphones Review

We owned the Sony MDR-V500 Studio Monitor Headphones  for twenty years. In those decades, we used them with many CD players, iPods, mixing boards, headphone amps, and stereo receivers.  Here, we discuss our experience with them, along with the good and bad points about them we found. Sony MDR-V500 Studio Monitor Headphones Summary These dynamic earphones … Continue reading Sony MDR V500 Studio Monitor Headphones Review





EZ Ancor Stud Solver Drywall and Stud Anchor Review

Buildex EZ Ancor Stud Solver drywall & stud anchors provide a quick, convenient, and strong means to hang pictures, shelves, mirrors, and equipment on most any solidly supported drywall wall. We’ve used EZ Ancor Stud Solver anchors on 1950s, 1980s, and 2008-vintage drywall installations. Our pictures thus, indeed hang true to this day.  We’ve never … Continue reading EZ Ancor Stud Solver Drywall and Stud Anchor Review





Belkin Isolator Surge Protector F5C980-TEL Review

The Belkin Isolator surge protector, model F5C980-TEL is a diamond of surge suppressing power strips.  Why?  Because it not only guards against voltage spikes and electrical noise arriving via the power line.  But it also cuts inter-device noise transfer, between devices  plugged into it. Belkin Isolator Surge Protector F5C980-TEL Intro First of all, the Belkin … Continue reading Belkin Isolator Surge Protector F5C980-TEL Review





Linksys WRT300N Router Review, Wireless-N Broadband

We bought our copy of the Linksys WRT300N wireless-N broadband router in early 2008 for roughly $125; our first-ever WiFi router purchase. Linksys WRT300N Router Intro The WRT300N worked well and non stop even though it was a DRAFT N router.  It served us for nearly seven years before it broke down.  It gave vast … Continue reading Linksys WRT300N Router Review, Wireless-N Broadband





Glass Top Stove Pros, Cons, Advantages, Disadvantages

In the past couple decades, the glass cooktop stove has appeared.  It’s a great alternative to the open electric burners of stoves from years past.  Glass cooktop stove models come in gas and electric versions. Indeed, they do have their advantages, like rapid response heat control, and no food dropping inside the stove. Plus, when … Continue reading Glass Top Stove Pros, Cons, Advantages, Disadvantages