gadgets

Reviews of things I’ve bought

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Sweet Dreams

Let me start by saying that bed warmers always seemed like a unnecessary luxury to me. That was until we...

January 23, 2021
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reMarkable 2 Tablet

It’s been almost exactly a year since I bought my original reMarkable tablet used off of eBay. It served me...

November 25, 2020
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Hubitat Elevation

In 2013, I received a SmartThings hub (1st Generation) as a gift for Christmas. Several months later I made the...

August 16, 2020
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reMarkable Paper Tablet

I have been intrigued with this gadget for over a year now when I first learned of it. It certainly...

November 12, 2019
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Netgear Nighthawk X4S

The time had come to upgrade my old router (D-Link DIR-825). It had been a good performer, with excellent stability,...

February 24, 2019
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Ring Video Doorbell

I received the Ring video doorbell as a Christmas gift this year. Overall, I like it. However, I have a...

January 8, 2017
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Acu-Rite Weather Station

For my birthday, I had this weather station on my wishlist. It’s one of those items I would probably never...

July 12, 2016
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CCD Barcode Scanner

Are you tired of spending hours manually entering book titles into your own personal database? (Well, okay, if you’re not...

September 9, 2012
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Eee PC Reboot

I’ve had an Asus Eee PC netbook for a few years. I was initially impressed with its speed and the...

August 17, 2011
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Lenovo Wireless Keyboard

The Lenovo N5901 wireless keyboard is a small handheld remote with a full QWERTY keyboard and built-in trackball. It seems...

June 28, 2010
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Memory Foam Mattress

It’s been about six months since we bought this memory foam mattress at Sam’s. At the time, I read every...

June 4, 2010
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HTPC Install

[This is Part IV of a series on building your own HTPC] Once you’ve assembled the hardware, and collected the...

March 9, 2010
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HTPC Software

[This is Part III of a series on building your own HTPC] I started out thinking this would be a...

March 7, 2010
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HTPC Hardware

[This is Part II of a series on building your own HTPC] Let me start by saying that I did...

March 2, 2010
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Roku

I’ve been a Netflix user for many years. I was intrigued when they began offering some of their movies in...

January 6, 2010
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DJ Hero

Santa brought me DJ Hero for the Wii this year for Christmas, and I have to say it’s the surprise...

December 26, 2009