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



How to Fix Typical Wireless Wi-Fi Router Problems

With the Wi-Fi wireless router being THE central component in most home computer networks these days, it’s common to hear discussion of common router issues and how to address them. With so many of us creating wireless networks in our homes, apartments, dorms, et al, it’s likely also, that most of us have experienced some … Continue reading How to Fix Typical Wireless Wi-Fi Router Problems



How to Replace Old or Defective Wireless Wi-Fi Router

Here, we list tips, advice, and procedure for replacing a wireless wifi router that no longer provides sufficient speed for multiple users on your home Wifi network, or has become defective or stopped working entirely. If you’ve been thinking about retiring your current router and upgrading to a state-of-the-art system, and you’re wondering whether you … Continue reading How to Replace Old or Defective Wireless Wi-Fi Router



Time to Replace WiFi Wireless Network Router When…

Here’s how to tell when it’s time to replace your old wireless router. Overall performance and reliability should be the most influential drivers of this decision, which are impacted by variables such as the router’s age, overall physical condition, the wireless and security technologies it utilizes, and numerous other factors.  The list below summarizes the key indicators … Continue reading Time to Replace WiFi Wireless Network Router When…



CBS.COM Videos Fail to Play in Internet Explorer

The Problem Videos and full length episodes on CBS.COM may not play in Internet Explorer 11.  Clicking on the link for a particular episode, instead of creating the Flash screen with the video playing inside of it, you see a message inviting you to install Flash player.  You get this, even though you already have … Continue reading CBS.COM Videos Fail to Play in Internet Explorer



How to Choose the Best Home Wifi Routers

With today’s proliferation of wireless technologies in home consumer markets, a plethora of home WiFi router products have been created to fill this ever hungrier niche. Many do decent jobs at providing reliable and fast wireless data transfers for improved audio and video streaming, and rapid downloading of huge files.  With all the new technologies, features, and … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Home Wifi Routers



Cooktop Cleaning Creme Review

We’ve used Cooktop Cleaning Creme for several years now. We find it to work as well as the other glass top range polishes we’ve tested.  Cooktop brand cleans the hardened, baked on grime. This builds up above the burners on our flat top Whirlpool electric stove. Cook Top Brand is an effective, low-fume, non abrasive thick liquid cleaner. It … Continue reading Cooktop Cleaning Creme Review



LED Advantages and Disadvantages

The ultra energy-saving light emitting diode (LED) light bulb has taken the home and commercial lighting industry by storm lately.  LED light output has gone up a lot, their prices have fallen, and the bulbs weight less these days.  Many of what once were big drawbacks of LED lights have gone away these days.  In this … Continue reading LED Advantages and Disadvantages



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



How to Clean DVD and CD Media Discs, Tips, Advice

We’ve worn glasses with anti reflective, anti glare coatings for many years, and also, own many thousands of CDs, DVDs, and Blu Ray discs.  Both glasses and discs become soiled or damaged from essentially the same dirt sources such as oily fingerprints, dust, and scratches, and both demand the same gentle cleaning methods to restore them … Continue reading How to Clean DVD and CD Media Discs, Tips, Advice