Enjoy tangle-free listening to music and podcasts instead of your mower, protecting your hearing for just 60 dollars

Rear view of Headset May 3, 2015 Update - I have come up with a $140 solution with much better sound, documented here. Original article appears below. Noise Suppression Stereo Headphones with Bluetooth Controls (4 item shopping cart) I often find myself searching for a device that nobody seems…

Dec 27 2013

Superguide: Home Theater Combo - Samsung TV, TiVo Roamio, and Vizio Soundbar

Recently had the opportunity to outfit a family member's house with a new entertainment system. Had to nail down a beautiful and super easy-to-use solution for the holidays. Mission accomplished! Learned a few things along the way to share, should you choose to buy these exact 3 highly-rated items…

Dec 22 2013

Quick look at the TiVo Slide Pro Remote

If you have a TiVo Premiere or TiVo Roamio, the Nov 14 announced TiVo Slide Pro Remote has finally begun shipping, and is available for order at tivo.com here. Mine arrived today. How to decide if you're interested in spending about $50 for this upgrade? Well, some pictures will help, so you can…

Nov 20 2013

Firsthand experience with TiVo Roamio Plus that I easily upgraded to 3TB

Here's what an Amazon reviewer had to say, on Sept 25 2013, Upgraded from a Premier: Many out there are wondering how to upgrade these units them selves so let me clear the air. The same time I purchased this from Amazon, I also purchased a WD 3tb AV-GP hard drive with it. Right from the box, I…

Oct 14 2013

Apple iTV prototypes in Canada: if true, could this be a hint of an intentional strategy?

I do believe many of this site's visitors, with an interest in "personal cloud" style storage of their most precious media, would also like to cut their cable bills. A more a la carte approach seems rather appealing, given I believe on average we're getting more of our entertainment from…

Feb 7 2012

Samsung at CES 2012: Ultimate TV Super OLED Sensation

This short 1080p video says it all. While my Canon Vixia HF S200 camcorder cannot do justice to the real-life experience of eyeballing this 55" beauty, at least you'll get some idea. In a nutshell, they looked great, better than anything currently available. I used the Canon stabilization…

Jan 15 2012