Archive for November, 2011

Plugable Technologies USB 2.0 10 Port Powered Hub Review

Plugable Technologies USB 2.0 10 Port Powered Hub Review

The 10 port powered USB hub by Plugable Technologies does everything you’d want from a hub … except for what I needed it to do.

Posted in: review, technology
Amazon Prime Kindle Lending Library First Impressions

Amazon Prime Kindle Lending Library First Impressions

The Kindle Lending Library available to Amazon Prime members allows you to check out a small number of eBooks, but the system leaves a lot to be desired.

Posted in: review, technology
Problem With Bunn NHBX-B Coffee Maker

Problem With Bunn NHBX-B Coffee Maker

I’ve owned my Bunn NHBX-B drip coffee maker for about eighteen months. The NHBX makes great coffee, but filling it with water is a bit weird. You have to swivel the lid back to pour water into the first reservoir. When you swivel the lid forward, it releases the water in the primary, heated chamber. […]

Posted in: gibberish
SlideIT Android OS Virtual Keyboard Review

SlideIT Android OS Virtual Keyboard Review

If you can point to letters and spell, the SlideIT swipe style keyboard for Android OS devices may be for you. It’s particularly great for one-handed text input.

Posted in: review, technology
rooCASE Super Bubble iPad2 Tablet Case Review

rooCASE Super Bubble iPad2 Tablet Case Review

I review the Super Bubble padded tablet case made by rooCASE. It is well made and seem durable, and is quite affordable at about $20.

Posted in: review, technology
Last Days of Motorcycling, 2011 Edition

Last Days of Motorcycling, 2011 Edition

I knew that I was going to have make some concessions when we moved up to Minnesota. I knew I was going to drastically reduce my motorcycle riding schedule, but this year has been a rough transition. As the days tick by and fall comes to a close, I am filled with anxiety about the […]

Posted in: motorcycling
How to Make Your Own Greek Yogurt

How to Make Your Own Greek Yogurt

We eat a fair amount of yogurt at the house. It gets used mostly for protein shakes and smoothies. Between Sedagive? and myself we were going through a 32 ounce container of Greek yogurt every four days. I typically purchase the Kirkland Greek yogurt available from Costco, which sells for about $6 for a pack […]

Posted in: preparedness
PayPal and eBay Security Card Problem

PayPal and eBay Security Card Problem

Well, he jinxed me — one of my readers wrote about his problem with the PayPal and eBay security card I’ve run without issue for a year and a half. I checked my card to see if the battery still worked in mid-October of this year. Everything was fine and dandy. Then I tried to […]

Posted in: review, technology