How to Clean DVD and CD Media Discs, Tips, Advice

We’ve worn glasses with anti reflective, anti glare coatings for many years, and also, own many thousands of CDs, DVDs, and Blu Ray discs.  Both glasses and discs become soiled or damaged from essentially the same dirt sources such as oily fingerprints, dust, and scratches, and both demand the same gentle cleaning methods to restore them … Continue reading How to Clean DVD and CD Media Discs, Tips, Advice

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

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 Digital LCD 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 … Continue reading AcuRite Atomic Digital LCD Alarm Clock 13131 Review

7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews

We’ve written reviews several 7 Day programmable thermostat units. We prefer the TRUE 7 day thermostats.  Why?  Because with these, you can program each day of the week separately from the other days.  Such better models include the Honeywell  9000 wireless model, the RTH7600D wired version, and the RTH8580WF WiFi thermostat. But then others, disallow … Continue reading 7 Day Programmable Thermostat Reviews

Farberware Electric Percolator Coffee Pot FCP280 Review

This Farberware FCP-280 Electric Percolator coffee pot well facilitates the continued tradition of fresh-perked coffee into this, the 21st century. Its durable stainless steel construction is polished to a chrome-like gleam on the outside, with a spin-style finish inside.  What it does, it does very, very well; it brews great tasting java. No bells and whistles on … Continue reading Farberware Electric Percolator Coffee Pot FCP280 Review

AT&T 922 Speakerphone Office Telephone Review

I’ve owned two copies of this    AT&T 922 Speakerphone Telephone    since 2000, and used them for full-time telecommuting from my home office for three years. I’ve also given them as Christmas gifts and received only highly positive feedback.  The built-in speakerphone is highly intelligible at both ends of the conversation, and when using the handset … Continue reading AT&T 922 Speakerphone Office Telephone Review

Negative Effects of Multitasking like Hard Disk HDD Thrashing

People often feel the negative effects of multitasking.  E.g. They waste much brain power thrashing. They work one task too little. Then they switch to one more. Then to one more, and so on. They work lots of problems.  But they end up solving few, since they’re too busy switching between them. The switching itself … Continue reading Negative Effects of Multitasking like Hard Disk HDD Thrashing