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A Front Door Lock Check Is Important

A Front Door Lock Check Is Important

For years, when I leave my house after locking the front door, I turn the outside front door to make sure that the door is locked.  I have a habit of turning the knob back and forth a number of times probably to make sure the door is really locked.  A few months ago I sort of noticed that I forgot to lock the door because it would open after turning the outside door knob a few times.  I was…

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VORNADO Room Heater Fails To Turn On. Not True.

VORNADO Room Heater Fails To Turn On. Not True.

There is NOTHING wrong with this heater.  The problem was user error. This is the product Information found at the bottom of the box which the heater comes in: EN1-0097-85 DODEL AWRH ITM./ART.  1415862 I purchased this room heater February 15, 2022.  After unpacking the unit out of the box it came in, I plugged it in but the heater would not come on.  I tried the heater in three different AC outlets and still the heater would NOT come…

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Alleged Scam Using T-Mobile Customers As Targets

Alleged Scam Using T-Mobile Customers As Targets

I am a T-Mobile use and July 4, 2021 I get a phone text message that appears to be sent by T-Mobile.   Next is the full text I received into my cell phone.    T-Mobile / T-Mobile Limited Offer, Grab a chance to win prizes worth up to 100 USD. Visit:https://mobile1.blob.core.windows.net/74123/74123.html   Next is the web page that I am directed to.   Following are some of the survey questions.  So far, this looks to be an honest T-Mobile event….

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Apple Airpod Pro Review

Apple Airpod Pro Review

  Years ago I purchased wireless bluetooth Apple headsets and they seemed to work fine until March 2021.  Then, the batteries within the earbuds failed.  I went out and purchased the new Apple Airpod Pro paying close to $200 before tax.  I have been disappointed with this purchase for the following reasons: My main complaint is that the audio level has diminished.  They provide a much lower volume than the older version of Apple bluetooth headsets.  I use an Android…

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2009 Toyota RAV4 Fuse Location For Power Outlets – Vehicle Jump Starter – USB Volt Meter

2009 Toyota RAV4 Fuse Location For Power Outlets – Vehicle Jump Starter – USB Volt Meter

This blog article is actually three separate stories but all related.  Please be advised that the information I am providing you here worked for the vehicle I currently own.  I have come to realize that Toyota, in my opinion, provided me incorrect Owner’s Manual information.  Thus, my solution might not work for your model RAV4.  It seems to me that every Toyota RAV4 year model sees changes in fuse locations.   Be careful!  My advice right now is look carefully…

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Android Phone Fails To Send Pictures Using The Gallery Share Function

Android Phone Fails To Send Pictures Using The Gallery Share Function

Every time I would take a picture with my Android LG-V30 cell phone and then send that image to a friend or family member, using the Gallery share function, the image would NOT be sent. When viewing the photo you just took in Gallery, you will see a number of menu options just below the image you just took.  The menu items are as follows:  Memo, Related, Edit Share, Delete.  The menu I use to send my photos to a…

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Solution For Contour Sheets Ensnaring Pillow Cases.

Solution For Contour Sheets Ensnaring Pillow Cases.

I found that when I put contour sheets in the dryer after being washed, they often times would ensnare at least one item, typically a pillow case, inside a twisted ball.  The ball always was at the contour sheet corner.  This required me to untwist the contour sheet holding other washed item and finding that they both were still wet.  I had to run the dryer again to dry those wet items.  This wasted energy and my time.  I came…

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Blackvue DR900S-2CH Dash Camera Fails To Reliable Connect To WiFi

Blackvue DR900S-2CH Dash Camera Fails To Reliable Connect To WiFi

I recently, (APRIL 2020) had a Blackvue DR900S-2CH Dash Camera installed in my car.  Everything about this device is quite good except it would fail to reliably connect to the WiFi.  I quickly found the solution.  I use an Android LGV30 phone.  I went into the cell phone settings and chose Network & Internet portion settings.  All I had to do was to turn Mobile Date Off.