Philips Earhook Headphones Actionfit Review

Reviewing the Philips SHQ3200/28 ActionFit sports earhook headphones here. These have replaced the SHQ3000 headset that we were so fond of back in 2012. But nothing lost in this latest update. Philips Earhook Sports Headphones Intro These earhook phones seem to perform just as well as their SH3000/28 predecessor. But they may have more durable … Continue reading Philips Earhook Headphones Actionfit Review





Bose QuietComfort 25 QC25 Headphones Review

The Bose QuietComfort 25 active acoustic noise cancelling headphones are a revised and improved version of the QC15 phones. Shile these likely cost more than most any consumer over-ear headphone, you indeed get what you pay for. Perhaps more even. We sampled these at a nearby Sam’s Club store when they first appeared. We found … Continue reading Bose QuietComfort 25 QC25 Headphones Review





Reset Xfinity Remote XR2 to Fix Remote Not Working

Sometimes, most remote controls develop strange behaviors which need a hard  reset to clear up.  So in this post, we show you how to reset Xfinity remote XR2 back to its factory default state.  If you reset the XR2 though, keep in mind that this remote may not work afterwards until you reprogram it.  So, … Continue reading Reset Xfinity Remote XR2 to Fix Remote Not Working





Utilitech Treadmill Surge Protector 0090996 Review

The Utilitech Single Outlet Surge Protector for Treadmill, model 0090996 is a 1-outlet device. It can absorb 900 joules of treadmill-destroying surge power. Plus, it comes with a $100,000 connected equipment warranty (plenty to cover even the most expensive treadmills). It’s a light-weight and rugged surge suppressor. It offers a sense of security too.  How?  … Continue reading Utilitech Treadmill Surge Protector 0090996 Review





APC SurgeArrest Surge Protector P11VNT3 Review

We have owned the APC P11VNT3 SurgeArrest surge protector, and have seen them “tripping out” during lightning storms. But we have yet to lose any device plugged into them. In this piece, we review our time with this suppressor, and detail our experiences with it. Mostly good. APC P11VNT3 SurgeArrest Surge Protector Intro Types of … Continue reading APC SurgeArrest Surge Protector P11VNT3 Review





Echo Dot 2 Power Adapter Specs, Alexa 2nd Gen Dot

We cover the AC power adapter specs for Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2 smart speaker here.  It is an often seen medium-current USB switching power supply.  The detachable cord has a female A style USB connector with the usual USB wattage. See it in the next picture. The US version of this USB power supply … Continue reading Echo Dot 2 Power Adapter Specs, Alexa 2nd Gen Dot





Amazon Echo Spot Power Supply Specs, AC Adapter

Here we cover the Amazon Echo Spot power supply specs for the AC adapter cable wall plug included with this smart speaker. First, the US version of this cable has non folding AC prongs. It also has a six-foot long non detachable DC cord. Further, it’s light weight for its 15 watt power output. This plug … Continue reading Amazon Echo Spot Power Supply Specs, AC Adapter





iEdge Lightning USB Cable Glitter Series E-380 Review

The iEdge Glitter Series 6 Ft. lightning USB cable costs less than Apple-made lightning cords.  There’s no MFi (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) certified label on the package. But our tests found it still highly reliable. This cord gives reasonably fast charge and high current handling. We paid $3.99 for ours at Gabriel Brothers. Indeed this is … Continue reading iEdge Lightning USB Cable Glitter Series E-380 Review





IXCC 6 Foot Lightning Cable Review, MFi Certified

The IXCC 6 foot lightning cable surprises the inexpensive sync and charge cable market.  Given its quality and MFi (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) certification, this cord tops expectations. We paid $7.99 for it at Amazon.com. So, this costs way less than original Apple cords.  The extra couple feet here makes the IXCC 6 foot lightning cable lots cheaper per … Continue reading IXCC 6 Foot Lightning Cable Review, MFi Certified





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