Anker 24W Dual Port Fast USB Smart Wall Charger Review

The Anker Dual Port 24W USB Smart Wall Charger Adapter is among the cheapest USB wall adapters we’ve seen. Yet it offers compatibility with USB 3.0 devices and maximum charging speeds, thoroughly isolated ports, foldable 120 volt plug prongs, and reliable operation.  At under $11 per unit, this AC USB adapter can charge even the highest demand tablet … Continue reading Anker 24W Dual Port Fast USB Smart Wall Charger Review



Thermos Vacuum Insulated 16 oz Food Jar Review

Concerned about BPA and other plastic-related chemicals getting into our hot-foot lunch items, we’ve opted to get rid of the recycled plastic water and hydration bottles, and zipper leftover bags, and buy this Thermos Vacuum Insulated Double Walled 16-ounce capacity food jar.  It’s a portable, all-in-one lunchbox accessory, because it comes complete with a bowl … Continue reading Thermos Vacuum Insulated 16 oz Food Jar Review



Honeywell T87N1026 Large Dial Thermostat Review

The Honeywell T87N1026 low-voltage thermostat represents a quick and easy-to-implement climate control solution; one that is simple to learn and operate.  Done very much in the style of the vintage Honeywell mercury thermostats that were prominent in so many homes during the 60s and 70s, this unit, with its significantly improved visibility and “feel-ability” is … Continue reading Honeywell T87N1026 Large Dial Thermostat Review



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



Installing Electric Baseboard Heaters, Hints, Tips, Advice

Installing electric baseboard heating can be a rewarding experience because it’s not too technically involved (therefore, not too frustrating), and after it’s finished, you get a much warmer room for your efforts.  Theory of operation is easy to understand, and even the complexities of digital thermostats has been hidden from the end user for the … Continue reading Installing Electric Baseboard Heaters, Hints, Tips, Advice