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Work and School From Home Tech Refresh by Kensington – Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station

June 5, 2020 – Computer makers have created thin and light laptops. How? One way was by removing internal CD/DVD drives and eliminating ports. Not every user needs or wants these. Consequences of these design decisions include a robust aftermarket that return...

Work and School From Home With Tech Refresh by Kensington – Pro Fit® Ergo Wireless Keyboard

June 1, 2020 – Whether yours is a laptop or desktop computer, a change, perhaps an upgrade to an ergonomic full-size keyboard can be a huge improvement in both comfort and productivity.   Enter Kensington with their line of PC/Mac-compatible wired and wireless...

Work and School From Home Tech Refresh by Kensington – Orbit Wireless Mobile Trackball, ErgoSoft Wrist Rest

May 28, 2020 – I was introduced to Kensington’s wired trackballs around 1992 with their first Turbo Mouse for Mac. Why lift and move one’s hand using a conventional mouse when the hand can remain relatively stationary to perform typical mousing functions? I don’t know...

Work and School From Home Tech Refresh by Kensington – SoleMate Foot Rest

May 25, 2020 - Whether for students who are home-working or adults working from home or back in an outside office, Kensington has some cool tools to make work-at-home easier, more ergonomic (the buzz term for comfort and efficiency). Oh, my aching feet! I know it is a...

New Brother Printer for My PANDEMIC CENTRAL Home Office

April 27, 2020 – The pandemic has given me more pause than I ever imagined, a time to rethink and regroup, both for now and for what lies ahead. Among necessities, I needed a new printer, replacing my 2009 Brother All-in-One MFC-8890DW WHY A NEW PRINTER? Why?...

Spending More Time Staring At A Computer Screen? Get Computer Glasses!

April 23, 2020 – I’ve been spending ever more time starting at a computer screen the past couple of months. Thank you, COVID-19. Anticipating even more screen time in the coming months, and perhaps for a longer time, I thought I should invest in a second pair of...

Necessity Is A Mother . . . Grinding Coffee Beans at Home with Costco Grinders Sidelined Due to COVID-19

April 21, 2020 – Compared with illness and death resulting from COVID-19, my First World problem is nothing, meaningless. I bought a bag of coffee with no way to grind the beans! That’s all.For nearly all my life I have been an occasional coffee drinker, ordering a...

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