Stanley Classic Vacuum Food Jar Review

Aware of potentially dangerous chemicals present in many of today’s plastic-based hot-foot lunch items, we normally buy stainless steel portable food containers like this Stanley Classic Vacuum food jar.  Here, we review our experiences with this excellent food and beverage jar. It’s a portable and lightweight lunch accessory, and comes with a bowl lid, and a vacuum insulated storage container to boot.  Foods and beverages … Continue reading Stanley Classic Vacuum Food Jar Review

Belkin AC1200 DB AC+ Wifi Dual Band Router F9K1113 Review

Reasonably priced at around $70, the   Belkin AC1200 DB AC+ Wifi Dual Band Router, model number F9K1113V4  appears simplistic to set up, requiring virtually no upfront manual configuration, offers good signal coverage of small homes and apartments, and is highly reliable, almost never hangs or slows down. The AC1200 DB virtually never drops connections, comes with security enabled Wifi right out … Continue reading Belkin AC1200 DB AC+ Wifi Dual Band Router F9K1113 Review

Netgear N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR3700v4 Review

Reasonably priced at around $100, the Netgear N600 wireless dual band router, model WNDR3700v4, has tested out to be highly reliable, almost never requires rebooting, virtually never drops connections, comes with secure configured wifi right out of the box, and delivers stutter-free video and audio streaming throughout small to medium sized apartments and homes. It’s easy-to-navigate … Continue reading Netgear N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router WNDR3700v4 Review

Asus RT-AC87R AC2400 Wireless Dual Band Router Review

The Asus AC2400 Wireless Dual Band Router, model # RT-AC87R, has proven to be a plenty-adequate replacement / upgrade from the Netgear router that we’d been using since 2012.  In this asus wireless router review, we discuss our experiences with buying and setting up the RT-AC87R, and how pleased we are with it. That access point (WAP) … Continue reading Asus RT-AC87R AC2400 Wireless Dual Band Router Review

AcuRite Atomic Digital LCD Alarm Clock 13131 Review

Back in 2010, We’ve purchased three copies of the tabletop AcuRite Atomic Digital LCD 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 … Continue reading AcuRite Atomic Digital LCD Alarm Clock 13131 Review

7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews

We’ve written reviews several 7 Day programmable thermostat units. We prefer the TRUE 7 day thermostats.  Why?  Because with these, you can program each day of the week separately from the other days.  Such better models include the Honeywell  9000 wireless model, the RTH7600D wired version, and the RTH8580WF WiFi thermostat. But then others, disallow … Continue reading 7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews

Farberware Electric Percolator Coffee Pot FCP280 Review

This Farberware FCP-280 Electric Percolator coffee pot well facilitates the continued tradition of fresh-perked coffee into this, the 21st century. Its durable stainless steel construction is polished to a chrome-like gleam on the outside, with a spin-style finish inside.  What it does, it does very, very well; it brews great tasting java. No bells and whistles on … Continue reading Farberware Electric Percolator Coffee Pot FCP280 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

Marpac Dohm SleepMate 980A Sound Conditioner Review

We’ve owned several copies of the  Marpac Dohm SleepMate 980A Sound Conditioner  for roughly half a decade, and have run them close to every night in bedrooms and guest rooms without noticeable harm or any ill effects whatsoever; either to ourselves, or to these sound conditioners. Some friends report having used the SleepMates for twenty-five years with health improvements noted (they sleep … Continue reading Marpac Dohm SleepMate 980A Sound Conditioner Review

Refrigerator Freezer Thermometer, Smart Choice 5304487199 Review

The 5304487199 model of Home Refrigerator Thermometer by Smart Choice, helps overcome an inadequacy of most residential refrigerator and freezer appliances these days; their temperature controls are not calibrated in degrees Fahrenheit. Instead, you see numbers like 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, where 5 is the coldest (MAX), and 0 is the warmest (or … Continue reading Refrigerator Freezer Thermometer, Smart Choice 5304487199 Review