Staples USB 2 Stick Drive 64GB Review

Bought the Staples USB 2 stick drive 64GB version, at Staples® of course, to create a recovery drive for a new laptop computer.  Here we review the pros and cons of this thumb drive that we ran into in this effort. This stick drive installed without any problems, received copied data as quickly as other high speed … Continue reading Staples USB 2 Stick Drive 64GB 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





Sony MDR V4 Stereo Headphones Review

We’ve owned the Sony MDR-V4 Headphones for several years. This gave us a chance to play them on many CD players, iPads, mixing boards, headphone amps, and stereo receivers. The MDR-V4 dynamic earphones offer good sound of any unit in their price class. They reproduce the high frequencies clearly.  Not too strong on the bass, especially … Continue reading Sony MDR V4 Stereo Headphones Review





Sony MDR EX10LP Make Believe Earbuds Review

The Sony Make Believe MDR-EX10LP Earbuds excel in their punchy mid range. But they suffer from weak bass as well as treble response. About the 9mm dome drivers here.  They cut the really highs and really lows. So  what you gain in small design, you lose in richness of sound. But on the bright side, … Continue reading Sony MDR EX10LP Make Believe Earbuds Review





GE Bright Stik LED Light Bulb Review

For this review, we tested a few of the GE Bright Stik LED light bulbs situated around our apartment. Indeed, if they last as long as the CREE predicts, we looked at, then they’ll pay for themselves.  They’ll pay for themselves at least six times over by the time they burn out. We’ve used one … Continue reading GE Bright Stik LED Light Bulb Review





iClever IC TC02 Wall Charger Review, Dual Port USB

This review of the iClever IC TC02 dual port 24W USB wall charger adapter, describes how this is one of the cheapest high-current USB wall adapters we have seen. Yet it works flawlessly and lasts a very long time. At under $9 per unit, this AC USB adapter can charge even the highest demand tablet … Continue reading iClever IC TC02 Wall Charger Review, Dual Port USB





Gain Washing Machine Cleaner Review

Once upon a time, we were new to front loader high efficiency (HE) washing machines.  And in those early days, we learned the hard way about the need to keep these clean.  Indeed, front loaders especially can smell bad if not cleaned now and then.  So, these Gain washing machine cleaner pouches came in handy. … Continue reading Gain Washing Machine Cleaner Review





AT&T 922 Speakerphone Office Telephone Review

I’ve owned two copies of this    AT&T 922 Speakerphone Telephone    since 2000, and used them for full-time telecommuting from my home office for three years. I’ve also given them as Christmas gifts and received only highly positive feedback.  The built-in speakerphone is highly intelligible at both ends of the conversation, and when using the handset … Continue reading AT&T 922 Speakerphone Office Telephone Review





Affresh Washer Cleaner Review, for HE Washers

So, this Affresh washer cleaner review details our experiences with it. Plus, we list its pros and cons that we found with Affresh®. We were new to high efficiency (HE) washing machines back in 2010.  So we knew not that to keep their odors down, you have to clean them with a decent washer deodorizer.  … Continue reading Affresh Washer Cleaner Review, for HE Washers





Affresh Laundry Machine Cleaner Review

Tthis Affresh laundry machine cleaner review details our experiences with it. Plus, we list its pros and cons that we found with Affresh®. Now we were new to high efficiency (HE) laundry machines back in 2010. So we knew not that to keep their odors down, you must clean them with a good sanitizer. We … Continue reading Affresh Laundry Machine Cleaner Review