Gillette Fusion Proglide Shaving System Review

We chose the Gillette Fusion Proglide Shaving System as our first five-blade razor cartridge blade. We had heard about the seemingly exaggerated degree of improvement over a two- or three-blade cartridge system that a five-blade system yields.  Skeptical, yes we were, UNTIL we tried the Proglide.  We found that every good thing we heard about … Continue reading Gillette Fusion Proglide Shaving System Review



Setting Default Windows 10 System Voice

Some Windows 10 programs, such as Apple’s iTunes application, rely on the Windows 10 default system voice when applying voice accessibility to older iPod Nanos.  You can change the voice that iTunes and apps like it use in Windows 10 by following the procedure below. As with prior Windows versions, text to speech translation ability … Continue reading Setting Default Windows 10 System Voice



Logitech Squeezebox Boom WiFi Internet Radio and Network Music System Review

Rich full stereo sound, thousands of Internet radio stations to choose from, numerous apps that play audio as well, and a full-function remote control. These key features describe the 2008 vintage Logitech Squeezebox Boom Network Music System, model X-RB2, with Internet radio.  This highly small, yet high fidelity system is a fully self-contained unit with an … Continue reading Logitech Squeezebox Boom WiFi Internet Radio and Network Music System Review



Denon S-32 WiFi Internet Radio Music System Review

Rich full stereo sound, over 16,000 Internet radio stations to choose from, an AM / FM radio, and full-function remote control.  These key features describe the 2007 vintage Denon S-32 Internet radio and wireless network music system. This high fidelity system is a fully self-contained unit with an easy-to-ready back lit LCD display, whose high … Continue reading Denon S-32 WiFi Internet Radio Music System Review



Setting Default System Voice, Windows 8

While syncing our iPod Nano, 4th generation with spoken menus enabled, we found the Windows 8 default system voice (David in our case) not to our liking, and so, wanted to change it before attempting another iPod population.  The following procedure accomplished this. Open Control Panel   from the desktop by clicking on the Start button, … Continue reading Setting Default System Voice, Windows 8



GPS Nav Systems Safer Than Smart Phones

Some suggest that if we ban cell phones in the drivers seat, then why not ban global positioning system (GPS) nav systems as well. They suggest that paying attention to ANY electronic device detracts from attention paid to the road equally.  However, the two instruments serve very different purposes; one purpose more helpful to the … Continue reading GPS Nav Systems Safer Than Smart Phones



Technics SL-1200 MK5 Direct Drive Turntable System Review

The Technics SL-1200 MK5 Turntable System is quite versatile, because not only does it function quite well as a mobile disc jockey (DJ) record player, but also represents a veritable pinnacle of the best audio reproductions possible from LP discs, for the man cave of the most discriminating audiophiles. You can’t do much better than this … Continue reading Technics SL-1200 MK5 Direct Drive Turntable System Review



Bose Wave Music System First Generation Review

This, the initial version of the Bose Wave Music System resembles a more traditional high fidelity stereo component outfit, in terms of performance, construction, feature set, and price. Its performance, for its size, might leave even the most seasoned audiophile breathless.  The small speakers makes lots of firm but by no means muddy bass.  While this all-in-one … Continue reading Bose Wave Music System First Generation Review