Apple Earpods Earbuds Earphones for iPod iPhone Review

Bought another set of natural-sounding in ear earphones that are a marked improvement over the Apple stock iPod / iPhone / iPad earbuds that came with iPods prior to 2014; those being the   Apple Earpods Earbuds. At roughly $30 per pair, these earphones cost about the same as Apple’s earlier stock model, but feature significantly improved sound and fit.  After having … Continue reading Apple Earpods Earbuds Earphones for iPod iPhone Review



Recognizing High Quality Ethernet Network Cables

Ethernet cables for a local area network (LAN) of computers, come in a large variety of lengths, cable configurations, connector styles, colors, and prices. The most expensive patch cables can cost as much as four to five times what the cheapest grade cables set you back.  Needless to say however, the performance of the priciest … Continue reading Recognizing High Quality Ethernet Network Cables



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



Hard Drive Making Clicking Noise Fix

Keeping a large audio library built over fifteen years, we’re quite anal about keeping current backups.  This enables us to quickly replace clicking hard disk drives (HDD).  Our backup strategy involves six 6 TB external Seagate Backup Plus USB hard disk drives (HDDs).  We keep an up-to-date full copy of the library on each drive. … Continue reading Hard Drive Making Clicking Noise Fix



Cleaning Vinyl Tiled Kitchen Floors Hints Tips Advice

The following hints, tips, and advice for cleaning kitchen floors of spills, food, grease, and stuck on messes, applies best to vinyl, linoleum, and ceramic surfaces. If your floor is genuine wood however, these instructions still apply, except that you should minimize water use to prevent wood warping and curling. Tools You’ll Need Broom Mop Bucket … Continue reading Cleaning Vinyl Tiled Kitchen Floors Hints Tips Advice



Fixing Noisy Window Air Conditioner Unit Tips

Anyone living in warmer climates and seeking to cool their bedrooms, living rooms, and other small to medium-sized living spaces, has probably grappled  with the problem of noisy window air conditioners. Indeed, we’ve installed units from five to twelve thousand BTUs in our windows at various apartments, homes, trailers, and even basements, and have been frustrated by … Continue reading Fixing Noisy Window Air Conditioner Unit Tips



Denon S-32 WiFi Internet Radio Music System Review

Rich full stereo sound, over 16,000 Internet radio stations to choose from, an AM / FM radio, and full-function remote control.  These key features describe the 2007 vintage Denon S-32 Internet radio and wireless network music system. This high fidelity system is a fully self-contained unit with an easy-to-ready back lit LCD display, whose high … Continue reading Denon S-32 WiFi Internet Radio Music System Review



Atlantic Broadband Tivo Roamio T6 DVR Service Review

We subscribed to Atlantic Broadband’s Tivo DVR service in June of 2014, to utilize the expanded recording time, slave television features, as well as the smart program searching of the Tivo T6 Digital Video Recorder (DVR). This DVR is state-of-the-art in terms of time-shift television watching, allowing recording of up to six different shows at the same time … Continue reading Atlantic Broadband Tivo Roamio T6 DVR Service Review



AcuRite® Atomic Digital LCD Alarm Clock 13131 Review

Back in 2010, We’ve purchased 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 synchronizes itself most every night to those signals. So the time it displays is usually accurate to within one second … Continue reading AcuRite® Atomic Digital LCD Alarm Clock 13131 Review