Honeywell WiFi 9000 Thermostat Review

The Honeywell 9000 series WiFi Smart color touchscreen thermostat is an obvious advance from the 8000 series model.  They’ve upgraded the screen from the so-common single color green with black text, to a full-color, brighter, higher contrast, customizable LCD display.  The color scheme displayed can be chosen to match your specific room decor.  In this … Continue reading Honeywell WiFi 9000 Thermostat Review





Victor Reader Stream 303 Daisy Player Review

The very portable   Victor Reader Stream 303   eBook player from Humanware, revolutionized high performance coupled with near micro miniaturization, when released in around 2007. Victor Reader Stream 303 Summary Since then, several firmware updates have enhanced this audio book player’s stability. Now, this original version has evolved into a rock solid talking book and DAISY book player, voice recorder, that also plays … Continue reading Victor Reader Stream 303 Daisy Player Review





Solving Victor Reader Stream WiFi Problems

The New Generation of the Victor Reader Stream, the second version of this already useful blind friendly talking book and media player, taps into a whole new realm of audio and textual media, from the web.  In this post, we cover general things to try for Solving Victor Reader Stream WiFi problems. Solving Victor Reader Stream WiFi … Continue reading Solving Victor Reader Stream WiFi Problems





Victor Reader Stream New Generation Review

Humanware’s Victor Reader Stream New Generation audio book and text file reader, has some seriously extended capabilities as compared to the original Victor Reader Stream. In short, this second generation Victor Reader e reader has been Internet enabled.  Not only can it connect to the Internet via WiFi to download new firmware updates, but it  … Continue reading Victor Reader Stream New Generation Review





Internet Radio Stream URL, How to Find

In this piece, we show ways for how to find an internet radio stream URL.  You may own an internet radio.  Popular models include the Sangean WFR-20, IRIS Web Radio, Denon S32, or the Logitech Squeezebox Boom. If so, you may see that their station list web sites, may not have some streams you want. … Continue reading Internet Radio Stream URL, How to Find





Finding Radio Stream URL Using URL Snooper 2

Perhaps you like listening to an internet radio station on your computer on the station’s web site. But you would also like to play it on an internet radio that does not contain a web browser for playing.  To do this, you may need to know the actual radio stream URL.  Indeed, if your radio’s … Continue reading Finding Radio Stream URL Using URL Snooper 2





CBS Streaming Video Fails to Play in Internet Explorer, How to Fix

The Problem: CBS Streaming Video Fails to Play CBS streaming video on the CBS web site fails to play in Internet Explorer 11.  E.g. Clicking on an episode, instead of playing it, invites you to install Flash player.  You get this, even though you already have the latest version of Flash on your computer.  We … Continue reading CBS Streaming Video Fails to Play in Internet Explorer, How to Fix





Radio Shack 12-500 Weather Cube Review

The   Radio Shack 12-500 Weather Cube Radio   is one of the most reliable and cheapest forms of safety insurance in which you could invest.  It can alert you to the presence of earthquakes, tornadoes, strong thunderstorms, and any weather warnings issued by the National Weather Service; thus, giving you a little time to prepare for, and … Continue reading Radio Shack 12-500 Weather Cube Review





Radio Shack Weather Radio 12-522 Review, All Hazards

We bought this Radio Shack weather alert radio 12-522, NOAA all hazards portable receiver for home use. Why?  Because with rising storm strength and other weather extremes lately, buying this weather radio seemed a wise step.  People should indeed stay abreast of quickly changing and severe weather warnings. So, this alert receiver lets them do … Continue reading Radio Shack Weather Radio 12-522 Review, All Hazards





NOAA Weather Stream WNG589, Altoona, PA

We’ve set up a new NOAA weather radio audio stream that carries weather station WNG589.  This station broadcasts from Blair County, PA and covers the counties of Blair, Huntington, Cambria, and Bedford.  This all hazards station broadcasts on a frequency of 162.425 Mhz., weather channel 2. It has a power output of 300 watts.  Further, … Continue reading NOAA Weather Stream WNG589, Altoona, PA