Category Archive: General

Dec 08 2014

NETGEAR wi-fi extender can fix that dead Internet zone

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I think everyone has run into a situation where the Wi-Fi in their home just doesn’t reach all the corners. You find situations where you got dead spots or the Wi-Fi signals not strong enough and you’re not able to get a satisfactory connection to the Internet. Internet Wi-Fi routers typically advertise that the signals are …

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Dec 05 2014

Review: iKross Solar Bluetooth Handfree Speakerphone

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 The other day, I got to thinking about older vehicles and smartphones, and having the ability for hands-free operation. All the newer cars  now have Bluetooth capability built into the car for hands-free operation. These newer cars have the ability to utilize the interior speaker system for having conversations and sharing music libraries from your smartphone. …

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Dec 03 2014

Add Wi-Fi To Your Digital Camera with Eye-Fi

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As we get into the holiday season of 2014, I thought it would be nice to be able to automatically transfer images and movies directly from my old digital camera directly to my server; to have them waiting for me to share with friends and family. Having an Eye-Fi wireless SD card was the first …

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Nov 10 2014

Eweat EW902 Android TV – Review – Pt2

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This is part two of an overview/review of the Eweat EW902 Android TV media box.  To be honest with the readers of this post, I have never dealt with and Android TV device before. I had reached out to Eweat in curiosity over there EW902 unit that was going to be coming out because I was …

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Nov 10 2014

Review: RT-MWK08 USB Mini-Keyboard Remote

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   Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been trying to complete a review for the Eweat EW902, Android TV box, but I’ve been holding off on doing the second part of that review until I received a different remote. The stock remote that comes with the Eweat Android TV box that they sent me …

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Nov 07 2014

Streaming TV Apps from ABC, CBS and NBC – FAIL

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  Over the past couple of days, I’ve been testing the EW902 from Eweat; it’s an Android TV device. Testing the Android TV device has got me into testing a lot of streaming services. Streaming services that are not normally available through Roku. Admittedly, I had not used the big three American broadcasters streaming services …

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Nov 05 2014

Expect Microsoft to claim victory for Windows 8

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    Windows 8 has been the Titanic of our day when it pertains to Microsoft operating systems. It was and still is a monster-ably deformed release of an operating system. It was Microsoft’s knee jerk reaction to not having a stake in the mobile market. Some how they thought that everyone was going to have …

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Nov 03 2014

Will your Smart TV support 4k playback? Probably not.

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I was doing some video playback testing with a new Android TV box the other day and I got hit with a reality check on 4k; those 4k video files are going to take a lot of CPU/GPU power to res out that Ultra HD video for everyone to enjoy. If you take in to account …

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Oct 31 2014

Roku Adds Google Play – Fails To Impress

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    I guess what most people would consider good news today is that Roku now has Google Play. Google/YouTube has been putting itself in a position now for streaming content directly to customers, but unfortunately Google Play hasn’t done anything differently to make themselves stand out over any other streaming service. Besides the fact …

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Oct 28 2014

Eweat EW902 Android TV – First Impressions – Pt1

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Recently, I was given the opportunity to do a review on a new Android TV device from Eweat the EW902. I was doing searches for Android TV devices and I came across some really good specifications for what I would consider some nice hardware specifications. The EW902 is still early production and Eweat seems to still …

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