Amazon Fire Stick and Mirroring

Amazon Fire Stick Bought the Amazon Fire Stick last Christmas, in the hopes of increasing what I can watch. Living on an island there isn’t any broadcast tv signals. The MeTV and IonTV signals fade in and out, almost hourly. Sometimes they disappear entirely, as what happened to MeTV last year upon wind storms. For…… Continue reading Amazon Fire Stick and Mirroring


Last Christmas I was gifted a Kindle Fire, first generation from my best friend. I’ve been using the little wonder for reading ebooks (ahem, I have seven for sale) checking email, finances, social media, playing games and reading news.  I wasn’t happy with the included cover, no storage, awkward so I began looking for something…… Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Piel KINDLE FIRE ENVELOPE CASE

Tech Tuesday: Compulab’s Utilite Small Computer

Originally posted by Dylan Tweney on Compulab’s answer to the plethora of USB computers that you’ve seen posted everywhere is this cell phone sized little box, which houses 4GB of RAM and can contain a hard drive with up to 512GB plus a microSD card with up to 128GB of storage. Compulab is an Israeli computer parts maker. CompuLab…… Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Compulab’s Utilite Small Computer

Tech Tuesday: Actual Free Driver Finder That Works: SlimDriver

Over the years, I have tried numerous driver updating software, as many of you probably have. Either they are so complicated that a software engineer would be confused, or right before you hit ‘download’ a popup shows on your screen asking for your credit card number for $39.95. Talk about frustrating and disillusioning. I was…… Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Actual Free Driver Finder That Works: SlimDriver

Tech Tuesday: Android Mini USB PC RK3066

  Android Mini PC RK3066 from, 1.6 GHz 1G RAM 4G Flash , Bluetooth, headphone jack, standard female HDMI. In a nutshell, the Product Features: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Dual-core 1.6GHz CPU RK3066, Cortex-A9 Standard HDMI Female, 3.5mm headset jack Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth, DLNA Micro USB, USB and SD card This little matchboxesque mini computer…… Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Android Mini USB PC RK3066

Announcing new “Tech Tuesdays” on

Since so many people are still searching the site for my old tech blog, thetechgadget, I’ve decided to institute a new blog posting, called “Tech Tuesday” on  Thetechgadget was about new technologies, new and upcoming phones, tablets, accessories and even software. After a year of seeing searches for my old blog, I confess, i’m…… Continue reading Announcing new “Tech Tuesdays” on

Previous Health and Technology Webblogs

To those looking for and, I moved them offline, due to monetary and traffic issues. If, at any point, someone is willing to help me navigate a free webhost, I can move both blogs back online.  I could no longer justify paying hosting fees out-of-pocket, with so very little traffic and hits with…… Continue reading Previous Health and Technology Webblogs

Are Computers Sentient?

Sometimes, I swear computers are sentient beings.  They know when we’re on a deadline, or need information PDQ/ASAP or when you’re needing bank/bus/billing information, then the person on the phone tells you their computer went down. Ever happen to you?  Thought so. I was writing an article recently that had to be completed before a…… Continue reading Are Computers Sentient?