iRobot Roomba

iRobot Roomba

Don’t We All Love Help? Maintenance is the name of the game when it comes to keeping up our homes.  Lack of time is another piece of everyday reality.  What helps out tremendously is getting help from iRobot’s Roomba. Having a Roomba robot vaccum has been a sweet surprise as well as being extremely beneficial.  When first using “Rosie” (the name coming from the Jetson’s of course),  I used it while I was home so I could …

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Netgear AC1200 – EX6120 WiFi Extender

netgear ac750 EX3700

Boost Your WiFi Range You can connect anywhere in your house with this simple-to-use WiFi Range Extender. Increase your range and reduce interference. Best of all, no dead zones to stop you from having fun on your mobile devices, smart TVs, or game consoles. The Netgear AC1200 – EX6120  Wi-Fi Range Extender is very capable and setup is pretty straight forward with the directions. This is an “Extender or “AP(Access Point)” which means it will provide a …

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antimalware, malware, spyware, ransomeware,

Are your Computers protected from todays attacks? I have used Malwarebytes for Windows for many, many years.  It is a name synonymous with excellent spyware & malware protection.  I always used the free version as it provided most all functionality needed.  The main problem with the free version was that you have to manually download updates and run scans periodically, which was hard to remember, so it didn’t happen as routinely as it should have. When ransomware …

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Linksys Max-Stream AC2200 MU-MIMO Tri-band Wireless Router

Linksys Max-Stream AC2200 MU-MIMO Tri-band Wireless Router EA8300

This  Linksys Max-stream AC2200 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Tri-Band Router (EA8300) router features MU-MIMO technology, so your whole family can stream, game, and perform other high-bandwidth tasks at the same time and same speed. I upgraded from a Netgear AC1200, which was (and still is), a very good router but my home network has grown substantially in the last couple of years and as technology has evolved, I decided it was time. Fast and Capable I am currently up to …

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Instant Pot Lux60 V3

Instant Pot LUX60 V3

Who Should Have One? I think every household should have one!  I did take some time to research before I finally got one, and it very was hard to wait while everyone was raving about theirs. Some got theirs for a birthday present, others for Christmas. Did I need it? No, but I do love to cook and try out new dishes.  I chose the Lux60 as it was somewhat smaller and a lower price.  …

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Backup Your Data

Backup your data regularly…. Over 140,000 hard drives crash every week!!! You just never know. Your hard drive could fail at any time  – new or old.  You could get a virus, malware, or worse yet – Ransomware!!! If you have children that you let use your computer and that could lead to problems. You need to have backup copies of your important business & personal documents, family pictures, videos and possibly even movies. Your …

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Dash Cam – Black Box B40-C

This is a great Dash Cam. It is so small & mounts out of the field of vision in both of my vehicles.  I purchased a 2nd micro usb adapter with a 10′ cable and installed it in the second vehicle. I used Command Picture Hanging Strips,and I move the Cam to whichever one I’m driving. In these days and times we never know what is going to happen, to us or around us.  I have …

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Echo Dot

Echo Dot

If you don’t have one of these yet…  OMG Alexa is great.  I bought 6 Echo Dots last year, there was a special price on a 6 PK.  I gave 4 of them to my family as Christmas presents, but I had to have 2 for me 😉 . Setup is a breeze.  You don’t need a technical person to install it.  I have one in the bedroom and one in the great room.  It …

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Bushnell Waterproof 10×42 Roof Prism Binoculars

Bushnell Binolculars waterproof

For years I wanted a really good pair of binoculars that I could see really clearly from but they were pretty expensive.  I had always used my Father’s  that he had when he was in the Army in WWII while he was stationed in Pearl Harbor.  They were heavy and focusing was a chore to say the least, but I loved using them because they were his.  I still have them. However, last year during …

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Happy 4th of July!

July 4th 2017 – Happy 241st Birthday America!!! Technology has changed our life with warp speed in the past 10 years.  Last week the news media were all talking about it being the 10 yr. anniversary of the iPhone!  Ten… Wow, that sounds crazy.  It sure doesn’t seem that long ago.  Time does fly when you’re having fun!  Who doesn’t have a cellphone?  Most everyone has an iPad or tablet, home security camera, dash cam, …

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