Stanley Water Bottle Review, 24 Oz Stainless Steel

Whether you’re hiking in the Himalayas, biking in the Andes, running the New York marathon, or just jogging on the track at your local high school football field, the Stanley One Handed Hydration H2O Bottle is a convenient means to carry water or electrolyte beverages with you, for quick access when thirst is about to overcome … Continue reading Stanley Water Bottle Review, 24 Oz Stainless Steel





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





AC Adapter Specs for Victor Reader Stream 303

The AC adapter shipped with the original Victor Reader Stream model 303 player is a five volt switching supply. It comes with a male barrel style power plug on one end of a thick, six foot, non detachable cord.  The US version sports a standard 120v AC two prong, non polarized plug, with non retractable … Continue reading AC Adapter Specs for Victor Reader Stream 303





How to Unpair Victor Reader Trek from Bluetooth

When you no longer wish your Victor Reader Trek eBook reader to route its audio output through to a Bluetooth speaker, you may unpair the Bluetooth connection by following any one of the steps listed next.  We assume here that your Trek is currently paired with a Bluetooth speaker. How to Unpair the Victor Reader … Continue reading How to Unpair Victor Reader Trek from Bluetooth





LED Light Bulb Picture Gallery, Ideas for Use

Here we show our LED Light Bulb Picture Gallery.  These are pictures of some of the LED light bulbs we’ve written about in other posts in this blog.   These all can replace standard incandescent light bulbs,. Indeed there are many pictures here, showing them in their original cartons, chandeliers and various lamp fixtures. LED … Continue reading LED Light Bulb Picture Gallery, Ideas for Use





Honeywell Thermostat Not Cooling Down, How to Fix

A Honeywell thermostat not cooling Down can happen for lots of reasons. For example, poor thermostat placement, to a broken cooling system. Here, we discuss some of these reasons. We then offer troubleshooting methods and fixes to solve these cooling issues. First, we examine what problems happen in the thermostat itself. Then we talk about the … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Not Cooling Down, How to Fix





Changing WiFi on Amazon Echo Dot Gen 2 Speaker

It’s not necessary to completely erase your Amazon Echo Dot Gen 2 settings in the Alexa app, just to change the WiFi network to which your Dot connects.  Armed with your tablet and the Alexa app, changing your Dot 2 to a different WiFi network is a breeze.  We give instruction here on changing WiFi … Continue reading Changing WiFi on Amazon Echo Dot Gen 2 Speaker





How to Pair Victor Reader Trek with Bluetooth Speaker

The Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator, eBook player, pod catcher, and internet radio now can connect to most any Bluetooth speaker. This allows you to listen to  podcasts, books, recorded notes, and streaming internet radio through that wireless speaker. We thus, demo here how to pair the Victor Reader Trek with a typical Bluetooth speaker. … Continue reading How to Pair Victor Reader Trek with Bluetooth Speaker





What Is Amazon XXX in Amazon Echo Speakers

What is Amazon XXX?  This is a special Wi-Fi network that Amazon smart speakers create during setup.  The smart speaker itself becomes the access point of this network.  Then, a device running the Alexa app connects to this amazon xxx network.  Next, it sends user preferred settings to the speaker.  The smart speaker then saves … Continue reading What Is Amazon XXX in Amazon Echo Speakers





AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 2

Here, we give the AC adapter specs for the Amazon Echo Generation 2 smart speaker.  Now the US version of this power plug has non folding AC prongs and a six-foot long attached cord. Plus, it is is light weight for its 21 watt power output. It’s square, compact width and height allows easy fitting … Continue reading AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 2