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Linksys Max-Stream AX6000 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Router Model MR9600

June 30, 2020 – Extending its reach in the home networking arena Linksys introduces Max-Stream AX6000, a dual-band Wi-Fi 6 mesh router, model MR9600 currently $400 from Amazon. I have relied on Linksys routers for several years and confidently recommend the brand....

Sony XB23 EXTRA BASS Crisp & Clear Sound Portable Bluetooth Speaker

June 13, 2020 – Sony’s punchy new XB23 EXTRA BASS portable Bluetooth (BT) sound tube is a worthy competitor in the jungle of similar products, and at about $100, it is priced right. Compact and lightweight, default settings provide the EXTRA BASS function. It can...

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?...

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