Archive for the ‘product review’ Category
I bought my filter at Bed Bath and Beyond. I don’t really like shopping at this store because of their inflated prices. I was originally looking for a water distiller. None of my local stores have one! What’s up with that? Clean water is the most important substance for keeping us alive and yet none of my local stores sell machines that purify water. This is crazy to me.
ZeroWater is not a distiller, but it seems to do a good job cleaning water.
I occasionally notice an oil slick on top of my mug of coffee. This morning the lighting was just right for the oil to catch my eye. It looked like art.
Looking for a bluetooth transmitter? This one might be good for you.
I enjoy listening to podcasts using my N810 Internet Tablet and my bluetooth headphones (Creative CB2530 wireless headphones). To use bluetooth headphones, you will need a bluetooth transmitter connected to the source, in my case connected to the N810 tablet. This post is a review of the bluetooth transmitter and some tips on how to repair one of its failure modes.
I’ve been having fun making fresh juice at home with raw produce. In the videos here, I show how this machine makes juice with carrots, collards, watermelon, strawberries, apples, and cabbage.
How to change the batteries on Spykee, the robot.
There is an alternative to RSSOwl – read on for another choice.
The solar lights on my property have been dim or have been completely off at night. Maintenance can be done on these lamps to get them working again.
After doing some maintenance work on the inside of my computer, I turned it back on and got the very unhelpful message from Vista:
BOOTMGR is missing
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart
Well, when I pressed the keys to restart, the error comes right back. It’s an endless loop. What the heck does this message mean anyway? I found the problem and was able to fix it. Read on for the solution.
Velleman sells a kit that you can build, advertised to be a sound indicator. “…simple sound-to-light unit for music, the hard of hearing: can be used to indicate the telephone, doorbell, barking dog. Adjustable sensitivity with potentiometer…“ We built the MK103 kit and made a video showing a product test and review.