First “True” Blog Post


 When I created this blog I had two aims in mind: posting reviews of various tech books and products, and […]

Rand McNally Intelliroute TND 710 Truck GPS


  Over the years I’ve owned and tested many different GPS navigation systems. I’ve owned three different Garmin nuvi devices, […]

Jabra HALO2 Bluetooth Stereo Headset


  Over the years I’ve owned so many Bluetooth stereo headsets that I’ve lost the count. I’ve been a bit of an early adopter for such headsets when it came to pairing them up with personal music players, and have […]

Kindle Wi-Fi, 6″ E Ink Display


  This is my third Kindle and over the years I’ve only gotten more and more satisfied with this simple and powerful reading device. I am still using the third generation Kindle (now known as Kindle Keyboard) and I got […]

AKG Q350 In Ear Headphones, Quincy Jones Signature Line


  For the most part I have not been happy with the quality of sound that comes out of in-ear headphones, but Q350 headphones have really impressed me. They are much more expensive than your average in-ear headphones, and I […]

Kandle by Ozeri II in Graphite — LED Book Light for the Amazon Kindle (fits latest generation Kindle and all models), and other eBook readers


  I am now on my third Kindle (the fourth generation) and am a really big fan of this revolutionary reading device. Over the years Kindle has seen dramatic improvements in all aspects of its design. One of my favorite […]

Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, 5th Edition


  This is a very accessible and informative introductory book for people who want to learn more about the basics of electricity and electronics. It covers most elementary concepts and it provides a useful overview of the background theoretical material. […]

Robot Builder’s Bonanza, 4th Edition


  Over the last few decades robots have become more accessible than ever before to an average hobbyist. The combination of ever decreasing prices of electronic components, increasing power of the microprocessors, and the proliferation and standardization of information on […]

Mighty Bright XtraFlex2 Light


  I read a lot, often in unusually/unconventional places and getting an adequate amount of light for me is always an issue. Mighty Bright book light resolves most of my problems, as it is both a convenient an inexpensive way […]

Photoshop CS5 When You Need It


  Photoshop is probably the most advanced and versatile photo editing software package. If you are serious about photography and want to be able to do the most sophisticated post-production editing, then Photoshop will be an essential tool that will […]