Big-ticket electronics get all the attention, but these little extras are always appreciated.
Review: Jackery Mini Portable Charger
It’s not my most powerful charger, but it’s perfect for keeping my phone alive when I’m out and about for several hours.
Streaming Media Players: A Comparison Chart
A comparison of features between the Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, and Google Chromecast, including price, supported content providers, and more.
Review: Amazfit Arc Wearable Activity Tracker
I tried two other fitness/activity trackers before I tried the Amazfit Arc and the third time’s definitely the charm.
Send Your Cable TV Signal Wirelessly to Another Room
Product review and how-to for systems that let you get cable/satellite programming on additional TV sets even if there are no outlets nearby.
Save Your Sanity—And Your Ear Drums—with a Different Type of Smoke Detector
Learn how to stop your smoke alarm from going off by mistake by switching from an ionization to a photoelectric sensor model near your kitchen.
The Tech for Luddites Online Shopping Guide
A guide to help you find products and services recommended by T4L, with some money-saving tips thrown in for good measure!
My New Favorite Thing: 1-Foot Extension Cords
Tired of only being able to plug 3 devices into your 6-outlet power strip? Short extension cords to the rescue!
My Five Favorite WordPress Plugins
Prevent comment spam, duplicate posts, expire posts, create text and code snippets for reuse, and hide widget titles.
Use ExpressVPN to Access TV Shows and Movies Not Available in Your Location
Review and how-to for ExpressVPN, a service that lets you connect to their servers to mask your location and help protect your privacy.
Amazon Fire Tablets: Which One Is Right for You?
Amazon has released a lot of versions of their Fire tablet since it was first introduced in 2011. This post looks at the main differentiators to help you determine which model will work best for you.
Amazon Fire Tablets: Pros and Cons
Fire tablets provide a lot of great features at affordable prices, but there are some drawbacks to them that you should know about before deciding to buy one.
Apple TV: What Is It and How Does It Work?
Learn about what you can do with the Apple TV family of streaming media players: Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K.
Google Chromecast: What Is It and How Does It Work?
Learn about what you can do with the Google Chromecast family of streaming media players: Google Chromecast and Google Chromecast with Google TV.
Roku: What Is It and How Does It Work?
Learn about what you can do with the Roku family of streaming media players: Roku Express, Roku Premiere, Roku Streaming Stick+, and Roku Ultra.
Untech: 2 Inexpensive Products to Help Prevent Basement Flooding
I know from experience that cleaning up a flooded basement is a major headache—and major expense. So anything that might help prevent it in the first place is worth checking out.
Amazon Fire TV: What Is It and How Does It Work?
Learn about what you can do with the Amazon Fire TV family of streaming media players: Fire TV Stick Lite, Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, and Fire TV Cube.
Get Cash Back for Shopping Online with Ebates
Shop at hundreds of your favorite online stores and get a percentage of your purchase back in cash.
Tips to Save Money When Shopping Online
Great money-saving opportunities for all sorts of things from common household items to tropical vacations!
Extend Your Wi-Fi Signal for a Stronger Internet Connection
If you have trouble connecting to your wireless network in certain areas of your home or office, here are a few solutions that have worked for me.