Victor Reader Stream 303 Daisy Player Review

The very portable   Victor Reader Stream 303   eBook player from Humanware, revolutionized high performance coupled with near micro miniaturization, when released in around 2007. Victor Reader Stream 303 Summary Since then, several firmware updates have enhanced this audio book player’s stability. Now, this original version has evolved into a rock solid talking book and DAISY book player, voice recorder, that also plays … Continue reading Victor Reader Stream 303 Daisy Player Review



Ajax Powder Cleanser with Bleach Review

Ajax powder cleanser with bleach disinfects, scours, rinses quickly and completely, and safely removes soap scum, dirt, and grime from porcelain sinks and bathtubs, ceramic tiles, grout, mortar, glass top stoves, pots, pans, griddles, and pressure cookers. On the patio, this product powers away burnt on grease from grill racks, grates, and lids, and can … Continue reading Ajax Powder Cleanser with Bleach Review



iEdge E 330 Cable Review, Lightning Cord

The ten foot long iEdge E 330 cable is a USB to lightning cord that costs less than we’ve ever found for an Apple-compatible sync and charge cable. While there’s no indication on the packaging that this accessory is MFi (Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod) certified, our tests found it nonetheless, to be a highly reliable, moderately fast … Continue reading iEdge E 330 Cable Review, Lightning Cord



Pelonis Whole Room Heater HO-0250H Review

We bought the Pelonis whole room heater, model HO-0250H to warm the living room in our ground level apartment.  This heater for bedroom and living room costs little at $37.99 on sale at Walmart. Yet it works on par with most other 1500 watt portable heaters we’ve tested. The Pelonis HO-0250H gives a slowly-rising, silent, … Continue reading Pelonis Whole Room Heater HO-0250H Review



Netgear WNCE2001 WiFi Adapter Review

The Netgear model WNCE2001 universal WiFi internet adapter is a single-port Ethernet to WiFi bridge. It adds WiFi to a wired computer, radio, TV, or any device that has only a wired connection.  Handy adapter thus.  So here, we review the Netgear WNCE2001, that’s still quite useful today. Netgear WNCE2001 WiFi Adapter Intro It links … Continue reading Netgear WNCE2001 WiFi Adapter Review



Sharp Elsi Mate Calculator EL-620 Review

This vintage 1980 Sharp EL-620 Elsi Mate talking calculator speaks the numbers and math operations quite clearly for the times. So not only did it help springboard electronic speech into consumer home markets, but also ushered in the now-common LCD display. Thus while the EL-620 does not offer many scientific functions (SIN, COS, TAN, et … Continue reading Sharp Elsi Mate Calculator EL-620 Review



Philips SHQ3000 Earhook Earbuds Review

Philips did a complete turnaround when they developed these Philips SHQ3000 Action Fit Earhook Sports Headphones. These are so much better than the SHQ1000-28 offering. Unlike some of the other earhook-featuring earbuds we’ve reviewed, these Philips SHQ3000s route the audio cable in a better way.  They use the earhook itself as a router.  So, the cable … Continue reading Philips SHQ3000 Earhook Earbuds Review



Honeywell RLV310A Baseboard Heat Thermostat Review

We purchased two of the  Honeywell RLV310A Baseboard Heat Thermostat   for the electric baseboard heaters.  We detail our experiences with this line voltage yet digital thermostat here in this review. At a cost of approximately $30 from Lowe’s home improvement center, the price seemed reasonable. The RLV310A Honeywell line voltage thermostat is much quieter. E.g. No clicking … Continue reading Honeywell RLV310A Baseboard Heat Thermostat Review



Belkin AC1200 DB Router Review

Reasonably priced at around $70, the Belkin AC1200 DB AC+ WiFi dual band router, model number F9K1113V4  is simple to set up, needing almost no upfront setup.  This router offers good signal around small homes. Plus, it’s quite reliable.  It almost never hangs or slows down. The Belkin AC1200 DB all but never drops links. … Continue reading Belkin AC1200 DB Router Review



Asus RT AC87R Router AC2400 Review

Discussing the Asus AC2400 wireless dual band gigabit router, model # RT-AC87R. This router is a great upgrade from the Netgear router that we used since 2012.  In this review, we discuss our experiences with using the RT-AC87R, and why we like it so much. Our old access point (WAP) reached its end-of-life status (Netgear … Continue reading Asus RT AC87R Router AC2400 Review