How to Install Glass Block Windows, with Pictures

We replaced ten basement windows with these Redi2set pre assembled glass block window panels, pictured below.  You save the hardship of laying individual blocks when installing these eight block pre-formed units.  Major time saver.  In this post, we share our experience and hints we found on how to install glass block windows in our home … Continue reading How to Install Glass Block Windows, with Pictures

10 Port USB Charging Station Review

The Gearmo® 10 Port High Output USB Charger Station features highest current charging capability from all ten of its high current 2.4A USB ports at the same time. Thus, you can charge as many as ten of the most power hungry tablet computers, radios, Bluetooth speakers simultaneously.  The current draw on one port does not decrease the current output on another. This AC charger, made … Continue reading 10 Port USB Charging Station Review

Echo Dot 3rd Gen Charger Specs

Here we cover the Echo Dot 3rd gen charger specs for the AC charger that comes with the speaker.   First,, the US version of this charger has non folding AC prongs.  It also has a six-foot long affixed cord. Further, it’s light weight for the 15 watt power output. It’s square yet small width and … Continue reading Echo Dot 3rd Gen Charger Specs

Xfinity XR2 U2 Remote Review, Comcast

The Xfinity XR2 remote control (version U2) from Comcast comes with many of their newer set top boxes (STBs) and digital video recorders (DVRs). It appears to control Comcast STBs and DVRs.  But it can control the volume and power settings for a plethora of televisions and remote-enabled AV sound systems. Benefits, Features, Pros, and … Continue reading Xfinity XR2 U2 Remote Review, Comcast

Belkin F9K1106v1 Setup Instructions

The setup and connection procedures for the Belkin wireless range extender model F9k1106v1, define simplicity itself when you have screen shots from an actual setup scenario, as we took here, while connecting our copy to our existing wireless networks. The Belkin firmware automates much of the setup routine, in a wizard style web web site as you’ll … Continue reading Belkin F9K1106v1 Setup Instructions

Belkin Lightning USB Cable Cord Review

The Belkin lightning USB cable for charge & sync (part number 8830bt15381 Rev B01 ) for Apple devices, at just several dollars per cord online is a steal. The Belkin lightning USB cable is among the cheapest cables we’ve bought.  Yet this  lightning cable carries the Belkin name brand, which means high quality.  Yet this cable … Continue reading Belkin Lightning USB Cable Cord Review

Alexa Features List of Amazon Echo Functions

The Amazon Echo speakers, including the Tap, Dot, and the original Echo and its 2nd generation incarnation, are jam packed with an ever-growing list of helpful Alexa features and skills. Further, all of these features help make our hectic days a little less hectic.  Some of the most useful Alexa features we’ve discovered follow. Physical … Continue reading Alexa Features List of Amazon Echo Functions

Philips LED A19 100w Daylight Light Bulb Review

We’ve tested a few of the Philips LED 100w A19 daylight white light bulbs in our apartment bedroom bedside lamps. Indeed, if they last as long as CREE LEDs  we used prior, they’ll pay for themselves many times over. Philips LED A19 100w Daylight Light Bulb Intro We’ve run these five for sixteen hours each … Continue reading Philips LED A19 100w Daylight Light Bulb Review