Victor Reader Stream First Generation Gripes

The first generation (original) version of HumanWare’s  Victor Reader Stream   portable player is great. But it has a couple shortcomings that surprised me.   Disadvantages, Problems, Cons, and Limitations Very slow USB port.  For one, its USB port behaves as, and transfers data as slowly as a USB1.1 port, even though USB 2.0 has been the standard since … Continue reading Victor Reader Stream First Generation Gripes



Radio Shack 6300452 Talking Alarm Clock Review

Bought this portable   Radio Shack Talking Alarm Clock, model #6300452   while visiting the local Radio Shack electronics store in 2012.  Thrilling to see that Radio Shack is once again carrying digital talking clocks, as their prices on them are generally cheaper than what you find at the visual aids stores online.  This is another fully accessible, voice … Continue reading Radio Shack 6300452 Talking Alarm Clock Review



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