Tide Washing Machine Cleaner Review

New to front loading washing machines back in 2013, we did not know how smelly they can get.  So we learned, “by fire,” how important it is to keep their odors tame.  We learned that you must now and again, cycle the washer through with a decent cleaner like Tide.  So, in this Tide washing … Continue reading Tide Washing Machine Cleaner Review



Netgear N750 Wi-Fi Gigabit Router WNDR4300 Review

The Netgear N750 wireless dual band router, model WNDR4300, checks out to be reliable, virtually reboot free, rarely drops connections, comes with secure configured Wi-Fi by default, and delivers buffering-free video and audio streaming throughout average sized homes, flats, and apartments. Its Genie web interface supplies browser access to the exhaustive set of configuration options, and since its state-of-the-art wireless security is enabled right out … Continue reading Netgear N750 Wi-Fi Gigabit Router WNDR4300 Review



Thermos Double Walled Hydration Bottle, 18 Ounces, Review

The Thermos double walled hydration bottle, model 2465, is likely the best insulated water bottle on the market.  Not only does this 18-ounce version store enough drink for plenty of thirst-quenching re hydration over an hour-long workout.  Its vacuum insulated design safely holds both hot and cold drinks.  It keeps them hot or cold for up to twelve … Continue reading Thermos Double Walled Hydration Bottle, 18 Ounces, Review



CREE LED Bulb Review

We have several of the cool white CREE LED Light Bulbs situated throughout our home, and if they last as long as CREE predicts, they’ll pay for themselves at least three times over by the time they burn out. We’ve used one 9.5-watt (60-watt equivalent) unit as a night light in the bathroom for over … Continue reading CREE LED Bulb Review



Sangean WFR-20 Digital WiFi Internet Radio Player Review

The Sangean WFR-20 WiFi internet radio player resembles a classic tabletop radio from the 1970s in terms of size.  However, it has fewer knobs than those old timers (only one knob, in fact), and plays with the voice of a full-sized hi-fi stereo music system. Wide and robust stereo sound characterize this unit, with thousands of … Continue reading Sangean WFR-20 Digital WiFi Internet Radio Player Review



Samsung 27 Inch Curved Monitor Review

The Samsung 27-inch Curved LED Monitor, model S27D590CS provides a noticeably more “immersive experience” due to the slight curvature of its screen. It’s not completely flat, and for viewers sitting directly in front of it at two feet away, this curve facilitates a highly uniformly back lit image surface, which is plenty bright, even with … Continue reading Samsung 27 Inch Curved Monitor Review



Logitech Squeezebox Boom WiFi Internet Radio and Network Music System Review

Rich full stereo sound, thousands of Internet radio stations to choose from, numerous apps that play audio as well, and a full-function remote control. These key features describe the 2008 vintage Logitech Squeezebox Boom Network Music System, model X-RB2, with Internet radio.  This highly small, yet high fidelity system is a fully self-contained unit with an … Continue reading Logitech Squeezebox Boom WiFi Internet Radio and Network Music System Review



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