Category Archives: Electronics


Our Picks for Best USB to Ethernet Adapter

Using a USB to Ethernet adapter is a quick easy way to get a fast internet connection. While most usually go the wireless route with a wireless USB dongle a USB-to-Ethernet adapter has its place in any scenario. Many times Ethernet is run when wireless just won’t reach and a simple setup is needed. Other times an Ethernet… Read More »

How to Connect an Android to a Wired Ethernet Connection

If you have an Android tablet or smartphone and want to use a wired Ethernet connection it is easy to do. There are a few requirements. UPDATE: While the below option still works for many Android Smartphones there is a new better way to connect to Ethernet. Using a Type-C Hub can add many ports including HDMI, VGA,… Read More »

How to Install an Electrical Outlet with USB Power Ports

Upgrading a home electrical outlets to also have USB charging ports is a nice feature to have. USB charging of devices has become standard and is here to stay with new technology only improving such as Quick Charge 3.0. There are also USB wall chargers that simply plug into an existing outlet and work well but are not… Read More »

Review: AlienBoard Hoverboard Smart Balance Board

This unit was sent to me to review with my honest opinion and results below.   Hoverboard, Balance Board, Segway whatever you want to call them are very popular these days with many types and brands available.   The AlienBoard is a Hoverboard that is UL 2272 Certified, along with a built in Bluetooth speaker that Pairs with… Read More »