CREE LED Bulb Review

We have several of the cool white CREE LED Light Bulbs situated throughout our home, and if they last as long as CREE predicts, they’ll pay for themselves at least three times over by the time they burn out.  We’ve used one 9.5-watt (60-watt equivalent) unit as a night light in the bathroom for over … Continue reading CREE LED Bulb Review

Samsung 27 Inch Curved Monitor Review

The Samsung 27-inch Curved LED Monitor, model S27D590CS provides a noticeably more “immersive experience” due to the slight curvature of its screen.  It’s not completely flat, and for viewers sitting directly in front of it at two feet away, this curve facilitates a highly uniformly back lit image surface, which is plenty bright, even with … Continue reading Samsung 27 Inch Curved Monitor Review

LED Advantages and Disadvantages

The ultra energy-saving   light emitting diode (LED) light bulb   has taken the home and commercial lighting industry by surprising storm during the past ten years.  Resembling a traditional incandescent bulb, this “solid state” bulb is roughly 90 percent more efficient than its hot filament ancestor, runs much cooler, lasts fifty to a hundred times longer, yet only costs about ten times … Continue reading LED Advantages and Disadvantages

GE Jasco 2.1 Amp USB Charger, Y14 Review

The GE Jasco 2.1 Amp USB Charger, model Y14, is one of the cheapest high-current USB wall adapters we’ve encountered.  At under $14 per copy, this AC USB adapter can charge even the highest demand tablet computers, and does so about as quickly as the stock chargers that come with these devices.  It’s got some … Continue reading GE Jasco 2.1 Amp USB Charger, Y14 Review