Honeywell WiFi 9000 Color Touchscreen Thermostat Review

The Honeywell 9000 series Wi-Fi Smart color touchscreen thermostats represent an obvious advance from the 8000 series models.  They’ve upgraded the screen from the so-common monotone green with black text, to a full-color, brighter, higher contrast, customizable LCD display.  The color scheme displayed can be chosen to match your specific room décor. Plus, the screen features a new indoor and … Continue reading Honeywell WiFi 9000 Color Touchscreen Thermostat Review



Staples® USB 2.0 Stick Drive 64GB Review

Bought the   PNY Staples® USB 2.0 64 GB Stick Drive, at Staples® of course, to create a recovery drive for a new laptop computer that a customer just bought. This stick drive installed without any problems, received copied data as quickly as other high speed USB storage drives we’re used to playing with, and is easy to locate, plug in, and use.  The drive … Continue reading Staples® USB 2.0 Stick Drive 64GB Review



SanDisk USB Flash Drive, Cruzer Glide 32 GB Review

Purchased this Cruzer Glide 32 GB SanDisk USB flash drive for storing eBooks.  Indeed, we found that the Cruzer Glide™ flash drive installed without incident. It received copied text as quickly as other USB 2.0 flash drives we tested.  Further, it’s  easy to locate, buy, plug in, and use.  This SanDisk USB flash drive accepted several … Continue reading SanDisk USB Flash Drive, Cruzer Glide 32 GB Review



SanDisk® Cruzer Glide™ 16 GB USB 2.0 3.0 Flash Drive Review

Purchased the SanDisk® Cruzer Glide™ 16 GB USB 2.0 3.0 Flash Drive  at Walmart, to save some electronic manuals on. The Cruzer Glide™ installed without difficulty, received copied data as quickly as other USB 2.0 storage drives we’ve tested, and is easy to locate, buy, plug in, and use.  This flash drive accepted several gigabytes of … Continue reading SanDisk® Cruzer Glide™ 16 GB USB 2.0 3.0 Flash Drive Review



Sony MDR-7509HD Studio Monitor Professional Earphones Headphones Review

The Sony MDR 7509HD studio monitor professional headphones  worked very well for the year that we owned them, and in that time, we played them with many CD players, televisions, iPods, and headphone amps. Found them to be pretty fair audio devices in several respects. The MDR-7509HDs appear similar to the MDR-V500 and 7506, units, also by Sony, tested previously, and reviewed elsewhere in … Continue reading Sony MDR-7509HD Studio Monitor Professional Earphones Headphones Review



Sony MDR-V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones Earphones Review

I owned the Sony MDR-V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones for twenty years. So I’ve used them with numerous and varied CD players, iPods, mixing boards, headphone amps, and touring preamps. We found them to be exceptional audio devices in numerous aspects on our mobile disc jockey gigs. These dynamic earphones offer probably the best sound of any … Continue reading Sony MDR-V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones Earphones Review



Honeywell Touchscreen Thermostat RTH7600D Review

The   Honeywell RTH7600D 7 Day Programmable Thermostat   for the central heating and cooling system, costs approximately $100 at Lowe’s home improvement center. Priced on the high side of fair, this computerized touchscreen furnace / air conditioner controller still clicks as it turns the climate control system on and off (like the Robertshaw 9415 digital thermostat I replaced with the Honeywell programmable) (reviewed here).  However, this … Continue reading Honeywell Touchscreen Thermostat RTH7600D Review



Sony DJ Headphones MDR-V700dj Earphones Review

We owned the   Sony MDR-V700 DJ headphones  for a few years in around 2004, and used them with varied CD players, iPod Nanos, headphone amps, and mixers at numerous mobile DJ gigs.  While the durability of the MDR-V700DJ was very noticeable, we nonetheless were disappointed with these phones over all, particularly in how they sounded. Due to their solid construction, … Continue reading Sony DJ Headphones MDR-V700dj Earphones Review



iClever Dual USB Wall Charger IC-TC02 Review

The iClever Dual USB Wall Charger IC-TC02 is one of the cheapest high-current USB wall adapters we’ve encountered. At under $10 per unit, this AC USB adapter can charge even the highest demand tablet computers, and does so about as quickly as the stock chargers that come with these devices; even quicker in some cases. It’s … Continue reading iClever Dual USB Wall Charger IC-TC02 Review



Chef Choice Cordless Glass Electric Water Tea Kettle Teapot 679 0001 Review

We’ve been avid mint tea drinkers for nearly two decades, and so, have often kept cordless kettles like the   Chef Choice Kettle Teapot Model #679    on the kitchen counter for quick and efficient water heating. The 679 glass kettle is not actually cordless.  A cord does exist, attached to the stand base, that plugs into a fifteen amp outlet, that supplies power to the heating … Continue reading Chef Choice Cordless Glass Electric Water Tea Kettle Teapot 679 0001 Review