Micronta 63-902 Talking Vox Clock One Review

The Micronta Talking Vox Clock One, Cat # 63-902 is a blind-friendly and vintage, yet completely accessible cube shaped clock.  Its controls are simple to operate, and fresh alkaline batteries last way more than a year in it. Micronta 63-902 Talking Vox Clock Review Summary The Micronta Talking Vox Clock features a powerful-sounding speaker, highly intelligible … Continue reading Micronta 63-902 Talking Vox Clock One Review



AcuRite Atomic Dual Alarm Clock Review

Back in 2010, we purchased three copies of the tabletop AcuRite atomic dual alarm clock 13131.  Most impressive about this time piece is that it receives radio signals from the master atomic clocks in Colorado, and synchronizes itself most every night to those signals. So the time it displays is usually accurate to within one … Continue reading AcuRite Atomic Dual Alarm Clock Review



Radio Shack 6300452 Talking Alarm Clock Review

Bought this portable talking alarm clock, model #6300452  at that electronics store in 2012 locally.  Here, we review the Radio Shack 6300452 talking alarm clock  Although its somewhat distorted female voice could sound better, this clock gives blind and vision impaired users a convenient way to hear what the current time is. Thrilling to see … Continue reading Radio Shack 6300452 Talking Alarm Clock Review



Taylor 5872-9 Timer, Dual Event, Kitchen, Egg, Review

In preps for the extensive cooking over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, we bought this Taylor 5872-9 timer.  It’s a dual event count-up and count-down model.  Works for timing most any cooking recipe and features a loud alert sound when time is up.  Great as a stop watch too. Taylor 5872-9 Timer Introduction While cooking … Continue reading Taylor 5872-9 Timer, Dual Event, Kitchen, Egg, Review



Acurite 00291E Kitchen Timer Review

In preps for the extensive cooking that we do over the holidays, we bought an Acurite Digital Kitchen Timer 00291E for approximately $6.  Here are our thoughts and impressions on this highly useful kitchen tool. While cooking such large-scale meals, we usually have multiple foods baking, boiling, marinating, and simmering at the same time, and … Continue reading Acurite 00291E Kitchen Timer Review



Emerson CKS1708 Clock Radio Review

The Emerson CKS1708 clock radio is small enough to fit on any bedside nightstand, table, or desktop.  It automatically sets itself to the correct time after a power outage. This clock system retains time and settings in memory powered by a CR2032 lithium battery.  The battery life exceeds a year. In fact, it last quite … Continue reading Emerson CKS1708 Clock Radio Review



AcuRite Atomic Alarm Clock 13131 Review

Back in 2010, we bought three copies of the tabletop AcuRite Atomic Alarm Clock 13131.  Most impressive about this time piece is that it receives radio signals from the master atomic clocks in Colorado, and syncs itself most every night to those signals. AcuRite Atomic Alarm Clock 13131 Introduction So the time it displays is … Continue reading AcuRite Atomic Alarm Clock 13131 Review



How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1

The original (first) Amazon Alexa Generation One Echo smart speakers now provide a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with your voice! Here, we show using voice commands, how to set sleep timer on the Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1 smart speaker. The Alexa sleep timer works by asking Alexa to play … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1



How to Set Sleep Timer on Alexa Echo 2 Speaker

The generation 2 Amazon Alexa Echo smart speakers now provides a sleep timer that you set and stop with your voice!  You use it by asking Alexa to play an internet radio station, podcast, flash briefing, or some other streaming service. Then, once the media is playing, you ask her play for just the time … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Alexa Echo 2 Speaker



Emerson SmartSet CKS1708 Clock Radio Review

The Emerson CKS1708 SmartSet Clock Radio is small enough to fit on any nightstand, table, or desktop. It automatically sets itself to the correct time after a power outage.  This alarm clock system retains time and settings in memory powered by a CR2032 lithium battery.  The battery life exceeds a year. Often, it lasts quite … Continue reading Emerson SmartSet CKS1708 Clock Radio Review