Xerox Phaser 3150 Setup Instructions

This personal laser printer, the Phaser 3150 resembles a thick and heavy plastic tank. Nice printer, though older.  Yet we want to keep using it as long as possible.  So we hope that these Xerox Phaser 3150 setup instructions long outlive our printer. It’s substantial, prints crystal clear pages, as one would expect from a … Continue reading Xerox Phaser 3150 Setup Instructions

Setting Default Voice in Windows 8 Instructions

We often sync our iPod Nano, 4th generation with spoken menus enabled with iTunes on our computer.  But we found the Windows 8 default system voice (David in our case) not to our liking.  So, we wanted to change it before attempting another iPod sync.  The following procedure did this for us. Setting Default System … Continue reading Setting Default Voice in Windows 8 Instructions

Sangean WFR 20 WiFi Internet Radio Player Review

The Sangean WFR-20 WiFi internet radio player resembles a classic tabletop radio from the 1970s in terms of size.  However, it has fewer knobs than those old timers (only one knob, in fact), and plays MP3 and AAC radio streams with the voice of a full-sized hi-fi stereo music system. Wide and robust stereo sound … Continue reading Sangean WFR 20 WiFi Internet Radio Player Review

Netgear WN802T V2 Wireless-N Access Point Review

Akin to one component in a stereo component system, the  Netgear WN802T V2 Wireless-N Access Point   is one such component in a highly modular computer wireless networking system. Netgear WN802T V2 Wireless-N Access Point WN802T V2 Review While it does not offer cable or DSL modem functions, routing functions from WAN to LAN networks, or … Continue reading Netgear WN802T V2 Wireless-N Access Point Review

Copying Digital Talking Books to NLS Player Cartridges

Questions: How do you burn to the NLS digital player blank cassettes?  How do you copy a new talking book onto a blank NLS cartridge? Answers follow.  Here we give instructions for copying digital talking books Tt NLS player cartridges from your computer that you downloaded from the BARD web site. Copying Digital Talking Books … Continue reading Copying Digital Talking Books to NLS Player Cartridges

Reset HP DeskJet 3630 Printer Instructions

If your HP 3630 series printer ever behaves strangely, do a factory reset.  Or, when you need to update its wireless network settings, you also perform a hard reset.  Resetting restores the 3630 to factory default settings.  Once the HP DeskJet 3630 factory reset ends, you can set it up anew.  E.g. You can enter … Continue reading Reset HP DeskJet 3630 Printer Instructions

How to Set Up Cortana App for Microsoft Invoke Speaker

If your mission is to set up a new Microsoft Invoke Cortana smart speaker from Harman Kardon, you’ll need either the PC, Android, or iOS version of the Cortana app running on a machine that’s on the same network as the one where the Invoke speaker will be hosted.  You must install and set up … Continue reading How to Set Up Cortana App for Microsoft Invoke Speaker

PNY 64GB Flash Drive, Metal Attache Review

Bought the PNY 64GB flash drive, metal attache iGo version, at Wal Mart some years back, to save a large library of pictures from a laptop computer that we scanned. The device installed without any issues, received copied data as quickly as other high speed USB storage drives, and is easy to locate, plug in, … Continue reading PNY 64GB Flash Drive, Metal Attache Review

PNY Attache 16GB Pen Drive Review

Bought the   PNY Attache 16GB pen drive at Wal Mart, to save user data from a laptop computer that we’re retiring. The device installed without hiccups, received copied data as quickly as other high speed USB storage drives we’ve tried, and is easy to locate, plug in, and use.  This Attache flash drive accepted over … Continue reading PNY Attache 16GB Pen Drive Review

Sound Check vs Replay Gain, iTunes Vs. Winamp

Sound Check in iTunes and iPods is about the same as Winamp’s Replay Gain feature.  In this piece, we discuss Sound Check vs Replay Gain. Sound Check vs Replay Gain Introduction What is Sound Check?  What is Replay Gain? The two automatic volume control mechanisms trh to ensure that the recordings in your audio library … Continue reading Sound Check vs Replay Gain, iTunes Vs. Winamp