SBC Talking Caller Id Box Review, Model 9900CW

The SBC VoiceAnnounce 9900CW Talking Caller Id box extends the world of accessible, yet affordable, blind-friendly technology into the realms of telephone caller Id boxes. With this one, you seeing well is unnecessary in order to know who’s ringing you before actually picking up the call. As each call comes in, just after the first ring, the … Continue reading SBC Talking Caller Id Box Review, Model 9900CW





Logitech Squeezebox Boom Picture Gallery

Here we show pictures of our Logitech Squeezebox Boom Wi-Fi internet radio.  We’ve written about this receiver in other posts in this blog, and this photo album summarizes those posts, with pictures.   Look over these shots to get a comprehensive view of this device and its capabilities. Pictures Taken During Setup How the radio … Continue reading Logitech Squeezebox Boom Picture Gallery





How to Program Evolution Digital Remote

The local cable company distributes the Evolution HD adapter set top boxes throughout the area, and as such, we get gobs of questions and requests for help with setting up and troubleshooting the accompanying remote control.  Often one or more functions on the remote fail to work on the television.  Sometimes, the power button works … Continue reading How to Program Evolution Digital Remote





Unboxing Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Smart Phone

We received the Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Smart Phone this week from the QVC home shopping network.  As avid TracFone enthusiasts, we were thrilled to finally upgrade our service to a smart Android-based cell phone.  In this piece we show pictures of unboxing the Samsung Galaxy J7 phone, what comes in the box, and … Continue reading Unboxing Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Smart Phone





Unboxing Google Home Voice Activated Speaker

Not difficult packaging for the Google Home voice activated speaker.  Here we show how simple unboxing the Google Home is. We also show how to power up, and get it ready for setup. What’s On the Box For our vision impaired and blind readers, the Google Home smart speaker comes in a solid, heavy box that slides apart … Continue reading Unboxing Google Home Voice Activated Speaker





ClassCo 9900CW Talking Caller Id Review

The ClassCo VoiceAnnounce 9900CW Talking Caller Id box is very helpful for blind and vision impaired users.  It extends the world of accessible, yet low cost, blind-friendly tech into the realms of phone caller Id boxes. Now, you don’t have to see well in order to know who’s ringing you before answering the call.  As … Continue reading ClassCo 9900CW Talking Caller Id Review





Radio Shack 15 312 Composite AB Switch Box Review

We bought the   Radio Shack Composite AB Selector Switch 15-312 (15312)   for the television.  This allows switching between a Comcast cable box and DVD player, as viewing video and audio sources on a single television. So we installed and looked at this two-input A/V switch a lot.  We found that after more than seven years, the … Continue reading Radio Shack 15 312 Composite AB Switch Box Review





Logitech Squeezebox Boom Review, WiFi Internet Radio

While researching this Logitech Squeezebox Boom review, we found that this internet radio has rich full stereo sound, thousands of internet radio stations to choose from, numerous apps that play MP3 audio as well, and a full-function remote control. Logitech Squeezebox Boom Review Summary In this Logitech Squeezebox Boom Review, we describe these key features … Continue reading Logitech Squeezebox Boom Review, WiFi Internet Radio





HP DeskJet 3632 Printer Unboxing

Just purchased this HP DeskJet 3632 Printer for a customer.  Part of the 3630 All-In-One series of HP printers, we selected the 3632 because it can easily print documents and pictures wirelessly from mobile devices (tablets and phones). I’ve been charged with setting this up at her place, and the first part of doing that … Continue reading HP DeskJet 3632 Printer Unboxing





Xbox Port Forwarding, Xbox One, Xbox 360

In this piece, we look at why you’d set up Xbox port forwarding in your home router’s settings pages.  Port passing allows online games to talk though your router to other boxes on the internet. Further, Xbox port forwarding permits many internet functions on your Xbox One or Xbox 360 boxes.  Thus without it, many … Continue reading Xbox Port Forwarding, Xbox One, Xbox 360