Unboxing Google Home Voice Activated Speaker

Not difficult packaging for the Google Home voice activated speaker.  Very simple to unbox, power up, and make ready  for setup. For our vision impaired and blind readers, the Google Home smart speaker comes in a solid, heavy box that slides apart into two pieces, with a picture of the unit on the front, as pictured next.  The front and sides are white … Continue reading Unboxing Google Home Voice Activated Speaker



Cisco Linksys Wireless Media Connector WES610N Review

Think of this as a 4-port Ethernet switch, but with a fifth port, that connects to a Wi-Fi network.  It locally connects Ethernet-bound PCs, Internet radios, smart televisions, et al, to a distant Internet gateway via the wireless network bridge link.  With the Cisco Linksys Wireless Media Connector WES610N entertainment bridge, you can connect two local area networks (LANs) … Continue reading Cisco Linksys Wireless Media Connector WES610N Review



Belkin Wireless Range Extender F9K1106v1 Review

We purchased the F9K1106v1 Belkin wireless range extender a couple years back, hoping to improve wireless network coverage throughout our back yard.  Until then, the Wi-Fi signal from the main house quickly grew weak and unreliable, once you moved outdoors, and beyond approximately 150 feet from that indoor-situated router.  The wireless connections would fail at even shorter distances on … Continue reading Belkin Wireless Range Extender F9K1106v1 Review



Bountiful WiFi bwrg1000 Wireless Router Review

The Bountiful WiFi Wireless Router, model bwrg1000, transmits a full 1000 milliwatts (1 watt); the maximum allowable power output for a Wi-Fi router or access point.  This router features removable Tx and Rx antennas that can be upgraded to higher gain aerials for increased range, or can be replaced with directional sector, dish, or Yagi … Continue reading Bountiful WiFi bwrg1000 Wireless Router Review



Solving WiFi Connect Problems, Victor Reader Stream, New Generation

The New Generation of the Victor Reader Stream, the second version of this already useful blind friendly talking book and media player, taps into a whole new realm of audio and textual media, from the web.  Victor Reader has now been Internet enabled, via wireless connectivity through standard WiFi.   Firmware releases since 2013, have added … Continue reading Solving WiFi Connect Problems, Victor Reader Stream, New Generation