Victor Reader Stream Gripes, 303 First Generation

The first gen (original) version of HumanWare’s Victor Reader Stream   portable player is great. But it has some issues that surprised us once we got ours home and started playing with it. Victor Reader Stream Gripes for the Model 303 First Generation eBook Player Very Slow USB Port First of all, its USB port … Continue reading Victor Reader Stream Gripes, 303 First Generation

Xfinity XR2 U2 Comcast Remote Control Review

The Xfinity XR2 remote control (version U2) from Comcast comes with many of their newer set top boxes (STBs) and digital video recorders (DVRs). It appears to control Comcast STBs and DVRs.  But it can control the volume and power settings for a plethora of televisions and remote-enabled AV sound systems. Benefits, Features, Pros, and … Continue reading Xfinity XR2 U2 Comcast Remote Control Review

iWorld iPhone iPod Wall Charger Review

We bought several of the   iWorld iPhone iPod Wall Charger   units a couple years back because we do a lot of iPod listening, on several iPod Nanos and iPod Touches. So we always have at least one (and sometimes, two) iPods charging.  Back when we had just a single iPod wall charger, being stuck … Continue reading iWorld iPhone iPod Wall Charger Review

iWorld Car Charger Review, for iPhone, iPod, and iPad

As avid mobile iPod users, we bought one of the iWorld iPhone iPod Car Charger   units.  We needed this more as our lot of mobile devices grew along with our like of playing them in the car. But not riding every day, buying a $30 vehicle charger seemed silly.  That is, until this iWorld … Continue reading iWorld Car Charger Review, for iPhone, iPod, and iPad

How to Restart Samsung Galaxy J7 Android Phone

In this piece, we run though how to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. You might do this to fix strange behaviors on this smart phone, or to answer the weekly prompts to restart it to maintain reliable operation.  There’s no physical Restart button on the Sky Pro. So restarting it is … Continue reading How to Restart Samsung Galaxy J7 Android Phone

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

Denon S 32 WiFi Internet Radio Music System Review

Rich full stereo sound. Over 16,000 Internet radio stations to choose from. An AM / FM radio too. Plus, a full-function remote control.  In short, these key features describe the 2007 vintage Denon S 32 internet radio and wireless network music system. This high fidelity system has an easy-to-ready back lit LCD display.  Its high … Continue reading Denon S 32 WiFi Internet Radio Music System Review

Radio Shack 15 312 Composite AB Switch Box Review

We bought the   Radio Shack Composite AB Selector Switch 15-312 (15312)   for the television.  This allows switching between a Comcast cable box and DVD player, as viewing video and audio sources on a single television. So we installed and looked at this two-input A/V switch a lot.  We found that after more than seven years, the … Continue reading Radio Shack 15 312 Composite AB Switch Box Review

Duracell Coppertop Alkaline Battery Review

You can find the Duracell Coppertop Alkaline Battery in many battery-operated devices including the following. It works well in every one of them. Electronics like smoke detectors. Universal remotes. Thermostats. Stud finders. Circuit testers. Atomic clocks. Flashlights. Cameras. Digital recorders. Lanterns. Coppertop batteries supply long-lasting power.  That’s our big thought about them over the past … Continue reading Duracell Coppertop Alkaline Battery 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