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





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





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





Refrigerator Freezer Thermometer, Smart Choice 5304487199 Review

The 5304487199 model of Home Refrigerator Thermometer by Smart Choice, helps overcome an inadequacy of most residential refrigerator and freezer appliances these days; their temperature controls are not calibrated in degrees Fahrenheit. Instead, you see numbers like 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, where 5 is the coldest (MAX), and 0 is the warmest (or … Continue reading Refrigerator Freezer Thermometer, Smart Choice 5304487199 Review





Comcast Accessible Talking TV Guide Review

Three cheers for the Comcast X1 Accessible Talking TV Guide DVR! Released as a beta here in Pittsburgh on their X1 operating system in late 2014, this audible guide and menu system, available on Comcast set top boxes and digital video recorders (DVRs), grants near full usability to vision impaired and blind television watchers to … Continue reading Comcast Accessible Talking TV Guide Review