Extension Cord Safety Tips, Help, Advice

Today’s electric extension cords give fast and easy ways of getting power around the home, garage, basement, and outdoors.  They allow you to run leaf blowers, weed whackers, and lawn mowers outdoors.  Plus, they connect  lamps, radios, and televisions inside.  But while these cords give instant power anywhere needed, extension cord safety should never be … Continue reading Extension Cord Safety Tips, Help, Advice





DE Lightning Charging Cable Review, 9 Ft, Sync Too

The DE 9 Ft lightning cable is certainly not the cheapest data and charging cable available. But it’s very well built, durable, and charges iPhones quickly. DE 9 Ft Lightning Charging Cable Intro We paid nearly $25 for ours at K-Mart.  This cost about the same as Apple-built lightning cords.  Yet the extra three feet … Continue reading DE Lightning Charging Cable Review, 9 Ft, Sync Too





PHAZR-5 UR5U9000LAB Remote Control Review

For over a year, we used the PHAZR-5 UR5U9000LAB remote to work our  Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300 DVR. It works very well. This device is a hefty-sized unit.  It uses two AA batteries, and has good-sized back lit keys. Plus, it can control up to five devices in a home system. Features, Benefits, Pros, and … Continue reading PHAZR-5 UR5U9000LAB Remote Control Review





Chromecast Audio Power Supply Specs

The power supply shipped with the Google Chromecast Audio receiver is a typical medium-current USB AC adapter. It’s got a female A style USB port, as shown in the next picture. Chromecast Audio Power Supply Specs The US version of Chromecast Audio AC adapter sports a standard 120v two prong, non polarized plug.  It features … Continue reading Chromecast Audio Power Supply Specs





Sony Make Believe Headphones DR EX12iP Review

The Sony Make Believe DR EX12iP headphones shine in their crystal clear high-end, treble clarity.  But this is at the expense of a strong bass presence. We’d describe the Sony Make Believe headphones as a basically natural-sounding, in ear headphone.  The speakers are rather small (9mm).  They remind us of those small radio ear buds … Continue reading Sony Make Believe Headphones DR EX12iP Review





iEdge USB Cable 6 Feet Cord Length Review

The iEdge USB cable 6 feet version costs less than we’ve ever found for an Android-compatible sync and charge cable. iEdge USB Cable 6 Feet Length Intro The package does not say that this accessory is certified to work well with Blackberry and Android cell phones. But our tests found that it works reliably.  It … Continue reading iEdge USB Cable 6 Feet Cord Length Review





Mainstays G761 Thermometer Review, for Fridge and Freezer

The G761 model of home refrigerator and freezer thermometer by Mainstays,  solves a common problem of most home fridge and deep freezers these days; their temperature controls do not read in degrees. They mostly show numbers like 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, where 5 is the coldest (MAX), and 0 is the warmest (or … Continue reading Mainstays G761 Thermometer Review, for Fridge and Freezer





Smart Choice 5304487199 Refrigerator Freezer Thermometer Review

The 5304487199 model of home refrigerator thermometer by Smart Choice, helps overcome a shortcoming of most fridge freezers these days. Their temp controls do not read in degrees. Instead, you see numbers like 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, where 5 is the coldest (MAX), and 0 is the warmest (or OFF) position. Often, no … Continue reading Smart Choice 5304487199 Refrigerator Freezer Thermometer Review





Apple Lightning Cable Replacement by Belkin, Review

This Belkin Apple lightning cable replacement for charge & sync (part number 8830bt15381 Rev B01 ) for Apple devices, at just several dollars per cord online is a steal. It’s among the cheapest cables we’ve bought. Yet this lightning cable carries the Belkin name brand, which means high quality. Yet this cable still charges even … Continue reading Apple Lightning Cable Replacement by Belkin, Review





Logitech Squeezebox Boom AC Adapter Specs

We describe here the US version of the AC wall adapter for the Logitech Squeezebox Boom internet radio. It has removable but non retractable AC prongs and a six-foot long cord.  Plus, its larger size and weightier feel hints of a “heavy duty” class of power supply. The square shape has thin width that fits … Continue reading Logitech Squeezebox Boom AC Adapter Specs