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Klipsch Pro Media vs. Bose Companion II ...

Klipsch, in case you haven’t heard of it, is a highly regarded speaker manufacturer.  They make Surround Sound Speakers, Floor Standing Speakers, Bookshelf Speakers, Flat Panel Speakers and Computer Speakers.  Their Pro Media Computer Speakers are their least expensive and therefore (because I could afford them) the subject of this review. What I’ve found is […]

Amazon Echo – Another Hit for Amazon?

Overview:  The Echo sold by Amazon is a voice activated speaker system.  It includes a service similar to Siri that can answer questions and create lists. Strengths:  Very good quality sound from a small speaker.  Can be controlled by voice or app.  Links to your WiFi or can be used for Bluetooth streaming audio.  Voice recognition […]

Save Money with a Streaming Media Player

Is your cable or satellite TV bill getting out of control?  Looking for an easy way to save some money? Buying a streaming media player can be a good place to start. There was a period of time, when the economy was running on all 8-cylinders, when my wife and I thought nothing of spending […]

Ultra HDTV – Let Someone Else Take The R

Years ago while attending a training seminar discussing the latest in training methodologies I heard an expression new to me “… remember, pioneers are the guys with arrows in their backs …”  It was a warning not to jump into new training technologies just because they are new.  The expression is just as true in electronics as it […]

The new Surface 2 Tablets – A Step Forwa

On Monday, September 2nd, Microsoft announced that the Surface family of tablets is growing. Two new Surface models — Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 — in addition to some new Surface accessories, will be available at Microsoft retail stores, and select third-party retailers and commercial resellers in 22 initial markets on Oct. 22  (China in […]

Surface Pro Vs. iPad Generation 3

In October of 2012 Microsoft released the Windows 8 operating system to the general public along with version 10 of Internet Explorer. At about the same time Microsoft released its first tablet computer, the Surface RT. Other than the X Box, Microsoft hasn’t had much luck with hardware – the Zune MP3 player comes to […]