Belkin Wireless Range Extender F9K1106v1 Review

We purchased the F9K1106v1 Belkin wireless range extender a couple years back, hoping to improve wireless network coverage throughout our back yard.  Until then, the Wi-Fi signal from the main house quickly grew weak and unreliable, once you moved outdoors, and beyond approximately 150 feet from that indoor-situated router. The wireless connections would fail at even shorter distances on … Continue reading Belkin Wireless Range Extender F9K1106v1 Review



Whirlpool Over The Range Microwave Oven WMH31017AB-2 Review

The WMH31017AB-2 Over Range microwave oven from Whirlpool features a large 1.7 cubic foot interior, easily cleaned white inner surfaces, bright blue clock / function display, powerful yet hidden venting, and 1,000 watts (1 kilowatt) of heating and cooking power. This built in oven an excellent choice for heating most any frozen food single or two-serving … Continue reading Whirlpool Over The Range Microwave Oven WMH31017AB-2 Review



Changing Wi-Fi Network on Sharp Aquos Smart TVs

The Sharp Aquos Smart TV can run apps, as a tablet or smart phone does; many of which require Internet access. Aquos high definition televisions typically obtain that access via a Wi-Fi  wireless network.  This means that when you initially set up this HD TV, you must program the details into it, of the Wi-Fi network that it should connect … Continue reading Changing Wi-Fi Network on Sharp Aquos Smart TVs



Changing Wireless Network on Victor Reader Stream New Generation

The Victor Reader Stream New Generation media player adds numerous wireless capabilities to the Victor Reader technology set. You can download firmware updates directly to it without a personal computer, play Internet radio stations, download talking books directly from the National Library Service for the Blind (NLS), get National Federation for the Blind (NFB) News Line … Continue reading Changing Wireless Network on Victor Reader Stream New Generation



Reconnect WiFi on Denon S-32 Internet Radio, How To

Now and then, you must change the default WiFi network on the Denon S-32 internet radio.  Why?  Because perhaps your WiFi network has changed SSID names or passwords. Or, your office IT guru asks you to move your S-32 to a less busy network.  Or, perhaps you were connecting to a city Wi-Fi hotspot that … Continue reading Reconnect WiFi on Denon S-32 Internet Radio, How To



How to Change WiFi Network Connection on Sangean WFR-20 Internet Radio Player

Occasionally with all wireless Internet radios, media players, smart television, et al, you’ll likely need to switch them over to a different wireless Wi-Fi network. Either your current router has worn out (stopped broadcasting the Wi-Fi network signals), or you’ve replaced it with a new and improved wireless router that is using a different Wi-Fi name (SSID).  In either case, you must … Continue reading How to Change WiFi Network Connection on Sangean WFR-20 Internet Radio Player



Changing Wi-Fi Network on Logitech Squeezebox Boom Internet Radio

Here’s the scenario.  You’ve been using your Logitech Squeezebox Boom Internet Radio on the same Wi-Fi network for years.  Never had any problems with it. But either your current router has failed (stopped broadcasting the network signals), or you’ve recently upgraded it to a new and improved wireless router that is using a different Wi-Fi … Continue reading Changing Wi-Fi Network on Logitech Squeezebox Boom Internet Radio



Gillette Fusion Proglide Shaving System Review

We chose the Gillette Fusion Proglide Shaving System as our first five-blade razor cartridge blade. We had heard about the seemingly exaggerated degree of improvement over a two- or three-blade cartridge system that a five-blade system yields.  Skeptical, yes we were, UNTIL we tried the Proglide.  We found that every good thing we heard about … Continue reading Gillette Fusion Proglide Shaving System Review



OtterBox Defender Case for iPad Review

We’ve tested the OtterBox Defender Series protective cases for the Apple iPad Air and iPad Mini 2 tablet computers. In one sentence:  OtterBox cases cost more than any other mobile device case that we’ve encountered, but they’re of the highest overall quality as well.  Though OtterBoxes, we feel, are excessively priced, since they’re made of … Continue reading OtterBox Defender Case for iPad Review



Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) Pros and Cons

Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) is an aural bit stream compression technique that has supplanted other popular, yet older compression algorithms like MP3, and to date, it appears to be the best lossy audio compression standard. That is, for a given bit rate, you’ll experience the highest quality sound from AAC.  Indeed, it features excellent sound … Continue reading Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) Pros and Cons