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Shopping for a TV

I’ve been shopping for a new large screen TV to replace a twelve year old Samsung, and it’s been quite an ordeal. Remember the book, Paradox of Choice? It’s about when there are too many choices it’s impossible to reach a decision. That’s what I… Read More »Shopping for a TV

Audio parlor tricks

Over the years, the home audio industry has attempted to come up with ways to replicate the sound we hear in concert halls, theaters, and intimate venues. Decades ago the industry promoted adding more speakers to create sound all around us. It was accomplished by… Read More »Audio parlor tricks

Shopping in China

Those that travel know that bargains can be found in other countries, but rarely have I found one like this that didn’t require any travel. With the help of their website, Alibaba makes the process simple and with reduced risk. I have a hobby of… Read More »Shopping in China

When a PHEV beats an EV

While there are more electric vehicles to choose from than ever, the lack of widespread chargers is making adoption more difficult. Many, including myself, expected other brands to significantly cut into Tesla sales by now, but that has not happened for a couple of reasons:… Read More »When a PHEV beats an EV