How to Fix Typical Wireless Wi-Fi Router Problems

With the Wi-Fi wireless router being THE central component in most home computer networks these days, it’s common to hear discussion of common router issues and how to address them. With so many of us creating wireless networks in our homes, apartments, dorms, et al, it’s likely also, that most of us have experienced some … Continue reading How to Fix Typical Wireless Wi-Fi Router Problems



How to Replace Old or Defective Wireless Wi-Fi Router

Here, we list tips, advice, and procedure for replacing a wireless wifi router that no longer provides sufficient speed for multiple users on your home Wifi network, or has become defective or stopped working entirely. If you’ve been thinking about retiring your current router and upgrading to a state-of-the-art system, and you’re wondering whether you … Continue reading How to Replace Old or Defective Wireless Wi-Fi Router



How to Choose the Best Home Wifi Routers

With today’s proliferation of wireless technologies in home consumer markets, a plethora of home WiFi router products have been created to fill this ever hungrier niche. Many do decent jobs at providing reliable and fast wireless data transfers for improved audio and video streaming, and rapid downloading of huge files.  With all the new technologies, features, and … Continue reading How to Choose the Best Home Wifi Routers



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



How to Defrost Freezers with Heat Gun

We’ve found that a   heat gun  significantly speeds up   how quickly   a   freezer defrosts, whether it be frost free or manual defrost. Have rented a few apartments equipped with manual-defrost freezers. Indeed at this very moment, I have a manual-defrost Frigidaire upright freezer in the basement that requires semi-annual defrosting (two or three times per year) … Continue reading How to Defrost Freezers with Heat Gun



Cleaning Anti Reflective Eyeglasses

We’ve worn eyeglasses with anti reflective coatings for over two decades, and have received advice from several optometrists about how best to clean them.  Cleaning anti reflective eyeglasses is not difficult once you know how to safely handle them, which cleaners work the best and most safely, and which cleaning cloths scratch the least. All of … Continue reading Cleaning Anti Reflective Eyeglasses



Copying Digital Talking Books To NLS Player Cartridges

Questions: How do you burn to the NLS digital player blank cassettes?  How do you copy a new talking book onto a blank NLS cartridge? Answers follow. The blank cartridges available for the digital talking book (DTB) players from the National Library Service for the Blind (NLS) are actually just USB thumb drives housed in bigger-than-typical cases.  I’ve purchased … Continue reading Copying Digital Talking Books To NLS Player Cartridges



How To Activate A PC Desktop Computer Power Supply

You can use a desktop personal computer ATX-style PC desktop switching power supply as a fairly well-regulated, well-filtered, and high current source where 12 and 5 volt applications require it. The Problem But the issue is: How do you turn on the power supply?  Unfortunately, you can’t just plug it in to an AC outlet … Continue reading How To Activate A PC Desktop Computer Power Supply



Can You Wash Toms Shoes? Yes You Can

Can you wash Toms shoes? While we own no pair of Toms shoes, our friends who do. say that Toms shoes care is simple. They gave us these Toms Washing Instructions.  They assure us that you indeed can safely wash Toms shoes in the washing machine.  Plus, they tell many success stories of doing just … Continue reading Can You Wash Toms Shoes? Yes You Can



How To Change A Bathroom Sink Faucet

We recently changed  our  bathroom pedestal sink faucet  due to the last one bursting apart and spraying water all over the place. We bought a self-contained, two handle replacement.  However, the installation procedure for the one handle varieties is virtually identical to the outline below.  This can be a simple procedure; the hardest part was getting down underneath the sink to loosen … Continue reading How To Change A Bathroom Sink Faucet