Tech

Everything to do with computers, electronics, geeky/nerdy stuff. I won't tell you which I am. And some articles concerning green living and sustainability. The emphasis is on conservation of water since it is what I know best.


Computers & Electronics & Software
Adventures in Cable: Two Cable Internet Services at the Same House
Amazon Basics 12-Sheet Cross-Cut Shredder Review
Amazon Kindle (regular) E-reader Review
Antec P183: SSD Mounting Options
Bose Companion 2 Series 3 Computer Speakers Review
Canon PIXMA MG3520 Printer Review-ish
Canon SX50 add-ons: Lensmate 58mm Filter Adapter & Hoya UV(c) Filter Review-ish
Confusing TV Univeral Remote Control?
Creative X-Fi HD USB Review-ish
Dolica AX620B100 Tripod Review
Essential Microsoft Excel functions
Finding a Waterproof Bathroom Clock
FiiO X1 Music Player: Upgrade from Sony Walkman?
Free/ Low Cost Virus and Malware Protection and Basic Security
From Compact to Full-Frame: Sony A7 Early Impressions
Google Maps Update: May 2014-ish?
GoPro as a Dash Cam Attached to Headrest
GoPro Hero2: Why did I "need" one? Dash camera?
GPS Suction Cup and Garmin Mounts
How much power does a laptop use?
IR Light from a Remote Control
Joby GorillaPod SLR Zoom + BH1 Ball Head Review 
Laptop Battery Died
Manual Shutter Speed for Video with DSLR-Type Camera, huh?
MS Word Formatting Tip: Making Tables Look Nicer
Noctua NF-S12A ULN/FLX Mini-Review
Opened Up: Home Theater Pioneer Receiver
Panasonic BQ-CC17 Charger Review
Surge Protector for Digital Cable (coax) TV
Rosetta Stone: Anthropology and an Intro to Rosetta Stone: French
Rosetta Stone Version 4: French, and a little Mandarin, Review
Sennheiser HD439 Headphones Review
Sennheiser Momentum Over-Ear Headphones Review
Should I get a DSLR?
Silverstone SDP-08 2.5" to 3.5" Drive Converter Mini-Review
Sony BC-TRW Charger Review
Sony Walkman NWZ-A17B: Upgrade from NWZE384?
Sony Walkman NWZ-E384 8GB Review: My iPod Replacement
Sony Walkman NW-E390 Music Player Impressions: NWZ-E384 update?
Staples 8-Sheet Cross-Cut Shredder Review
Toronto: Google Indoor Street View is here?
Tough cameras exist: Why did I dunk a $160 camera?
Vanguard Alta Pro 263 AT and PH-32 Overview
Wired-Only Router Search in 2014

Energy
Energy Conservation in the Home: An Introduction
How do you calculate electricity costs using kWh?
LED Light Bulbs Part 1: What's wrong with CFLs?
LED Light Bulbs Part 2: Overview of Ikea LEDARE 4.5W and 8.5W, and Philips 12.5W
LED Bulbs: Ikea LEDARE "60W" (is it?) now available!
LED Replacements for 15 and 25 watt incandescent bulbs?
Saving Energy or Electricity? Incandescent Light Bulbs, CFLs, or LEDs
Sustainable Living Through Education: Real-time Utilities Consumption Monitoring or "Dashboards"

Radio Frequency Meter
Haunted Microwave: Turns Itself On
More RF Meter: Cell Towers, Smart Meter, Laptop
RF Meter Fun: Cell phone, wireless modem, cordless phone
Wireless disabled on router, still broadcasting?
Wireless Home Telephone

Science and stuff
FLIR One Thermal Imager for iPhone: Low Priced IR Solution?
Moon Close-up on October 18, 2013: Penumbral eclipse?

"Tools" and "Safety"
Coast G10 Inspection Pocket Light Review
Coast G19 Inspection Beam Penlight Review
Coast G20 LED Inspection Beam Penlight Review
Dyson DC29 Multi-Floor Vacuum Review
Dyson DC29 Vacuum Cleaner Electricity Usage
Fenix E01 LED Flashlight Review
Fenix E12 LED Flashlight Review
GE LED A19 40W and 60W Bulbs Overview
Hearing Protection: Sperian L1 Slimline Earmuff Review
Household Power Use: Fan, Hair Clippers, Paper Shredder
How much electricity does a toaster use?
Maglite LED 3-D Battery Flashlight Review
Maglite LED Solitaire Mini-review
Maglite ML300LX LED 2-D Cell Flashlight Review
Maglite XL50 3-Cell AAA LED Flashlight Review
Mini Maglite LED 2-Cell AA & 2-Cell AAA Flashlights Review
OnSight RFID Credit Card Sleeve Review
Philips Cool White (~4000k) and Daylight (6500k) LED Bulbs
Philips Norelco PT720 Electric Shaver Review
Rehash: Incandescent bulb ban in Canada?
Stack-On 16-inch Steel Tool Box Review
Stanley 16-inch Series 2000 Tool Box Review
Streamlight MicroStream 66318 LED Flashlight Review
Sunscreen: Beating the sun, burning eyes, I hate you.
Taking out the batteries from unused electronics
Usefulness of a Sound Level Meter
UV Beads: How to See Ultraviolet Light Indoors
Wearing earplugs in theaters, subways, concerts, everywhere!
Wearing Earplugs on the Subway
Wenger versus Victorinox Pocket Tools: Mini-Review

Water
Basic Household Water Saving
Rainwater Harvesting: From rain barrels to potable water
Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment: Biosand Filter
Star Wars Moisture Farms: For real. In Peru.
The Water Treatment Process
The "why" of Water Conservation
Wastewater Treatment - The Other End

And some random engineering stuff...
Cracked, Tipping, and Falling Retaining Walls - Funny?
Montreal and Toronto Bike Lanes
How fast do VIA Trains go?
New Highway 26 by Collingwood, Ontario
What's with the two sets of doors?