Victor Reader Stream New Generation Daisy Player, Podcatcher, Internet Radio Review

BHumanware’s Victor Reader Stream New Generation audio book and text file reader, has some seriously extended capabilities as compared to the original Victor Reader Stream. In short, this second generation Victor Reader e reader has been Internet enabled.  Not only can it connect to the Internet via WiFi to download new firmware updates, but it  … Continue reading Victor Reader Stream New Generation Daisy Player, Podcatcher, Internet Radio Review



Talking Cube Clock Vintage Micronta VoxClock One, 63-902 Review

The Micronta VoxClock, Cat # 63-902 is a blind-friendly and vintage, yet completely accessible talking digital clock, that is cubed shaped. It features a powerful-sounding speaker, highly intelligible retro male voice, silver colored real-metal speaker grill, simulated walnut grain sides, and controls on the bottom for setting the current time, volume, and so on.  Press the lone button … Continue reading Talking Cube Clock Vintage Micronta VoxClock One, 63-902 Review



Removing McAfee AntiVirus Security Center, Windows 7 PC

Our subscription just expired for the McAfee Security Center   Internet security antivirus software. None too happy with all-too-frequent pop ups received, reminding on a nearly daily basis about how much time was left on the current subscription, and the $49.99 annual renewal price, So, we deleted the McAffe program from our Dell XPS 8300 Windows 7 Professional   PC. McAffe came pre-installed.  So we worried over … Continue reading Removing McAfee AntiVirus Security Center, Windows 7 PC



Energizer Max Battery AA, AAA, C, and D Size Review

The Energizer Max battery is a solid alkaline power cell. Many people rely on these to drive their consumer electronics. Gaming machines, Wifi thermostats, note takers, air cleaners, and LED lanterns, all like Energizer Max.  Toys, medical monitors, and memory backup in stereos, also like them.  DVRs, clock radios, and the Bose Wave Music System rely … Continue reading Energizer Max Battery AA, AAA, C, and D Size Review



Convection Oven Advantages and Disadvantages Over Conventional Ovens

A Convection Oven, as utilized in the typical residential kitchen, is a gas or electrically heated oven (not a microwave, although SOME microwave ovens feature a convection heating setting). Major appliance ovens both over the range and in the range, countertop toaster ovens, and both permanent and portable microwave ovens, convection ovens come in about every … Continue reading Convection Oven Advantages and Disadvantages Over Conventional Ovens



Radio Shack Weather Alert Radio 12-522 All Hazards NOAA Review

We bought this Radio Shack weather alert radio 12-522, NOAA all hazards portable receiver for home use. Why?  Because with rising storm strength and other weather extremes lately, buying this weather radio seemed a wise step.  People should indeed stay abreast of quickly changing and severe weather warnings. So, this alert receiver lets them do … Continue reading Radio Shack Weather Alert Radio 12-522 All Hazards NOAA Review



Bose Wave Radio 1 (AWR131) Review

While some may call the Bose Wave Radio model AWR131 merely a glorified clock radio, its notably extensive yet not muddy bass qualifies it as more like a high performance stereo receiver; one that just happens to support clock radio functionality. Indeed, this model Wave Radio  sports a bright, easy to read green clock display in … Continue reading Bose Wave Radio 1 (AWR131) Review



Victor Reader Stream 303 eBook Reader Review

The very portable   Victor Reader 303 Stream   eBook Reader from Humanware, revolutionized high performance coupled with near micro miniaturization, when first released in around 2007. Since then, several firmware updates have enhanced this audio book player’s stability such that now, this original version has evolved into a rock solid talking book and DAISY book player, voice recorder, and MP3 music player.  It also contains … Continue reading Victor Reader Stream 303 eBook Reader Review



Koss Tech 2 Vintage Stereo Headphones Headset Review

We listened to our music with the   Koss Tech 2 Vintage Headphones   for twelve years throughout the late seventies, eighties, and early nineties, and played them on several CD players, mixing boards, receivers, and cassette tape decks. This vintage headphone was our first pair of real stereo earphones, and since they represented such a big step up from any headphones we’d ever … Continue reading Koss Tech 2 Vintage Stereo Headphones Headset Review



Sony Dynamic Stereo Headphones MDR-V700 Review

We owned the   Sony MDR-V700 dynamic stereo headphones  for a few years in around 2004, and used them with varied CD players, iPod Nanos, headphone amps, and mixers. We were very disappointed with them over all, particularly in how they sounded, but thought them a reasonable choice for the novice listener; a well-constructed and durable starter pair. They worked … Continue reading Sony Dynamic Stereo Headphones MDR-V700 Review