Kingston – For computer memory (RAM), flash memory for digital cameras and other handheld devices as well as USB plug-in readers for this memory, USB flash drives and related goodies, this is a great company with top-tier products with which to do business.
Weaknees for TiVo purchase, repair or upgrade – This one takes some explanation. There are few consumer electronics products that I think are a don’t-look-back, just-spend-the-money-and-enjoy-it product. TiVo is one of those few, but the company has always had a difficult marketing job. It takes time to get the full message across and understood, plus, using it is the real salesperson. Let me take a stab at it.
Wi-Fi radios are among my new favorite toys and Internet radio among my favorite interests. While others may like them primarily for their ability to receive interference free local AM stations long since given up, I like them for different reasons.
Going back to school means, among other things, powering mobile and other wireless devices. The handy, under $25 Duracell Instant Charger, one of which I’ve had for some time, has never failed me. I can recommend it for students’ needs because it fits anywhere and can provide up to 35 hours of added mobile life when the internal battery is low.