Setting Default Voice in Windows 8 Instructions

We often sync our iPod Nano, 4th generation with spoken menus enabled with iTunes on our computer.  But we found the Windows 8 default system voice (David in our case) not to our liking.  So, we wanted to change it before attempting another iPod sync.  The following procedure did this for us. Setting Default System … Continue reading Setting Default Voice in Windows 8 Instructions





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 too. Plus, a full-function remote control.  In short, these key features describe the 2007 vintage Denon S 32 internet radio and wireless network music system. This high fidelity system has an easy-to-ready back lit LCD display.  Its high … Continue reading Denon S 32 WiFi Internet Radio Music System Review





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. GPS Nav Systems Safer Than Smart Phones They suggest that paying attention to ANY electronic device detracts from attention paid to the road equally.  However, the two instruments serve very different … Continue reading GPS Nav Systems Safer Than Smart Phones





Technics SL-1200 MK5 Turntable Review

The Technics SL-1200 MK5 turntable system is quite versatile.  Why?  Because not only does it work well as a mobile disc jockey (DJ) record player. But it’s also gives likely the best audio possible from LP discs. Great plus for the audiophile man cave. You can’t do much better than this machine for that; not … Continue reading Technics SL-1200 MK5 Turntable 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





Bose Wave Music System First Generation Review

Here, we offer our Bose Wave music system first generation review.  This, the initial version of the Bose Wave 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 … Continue reading Bose Wave Music System First Generation Review





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