ASUS launches RT-AC86U AC2900 MU-MIMO router

It’s good to see ASUS adding a mid-range ($200) AC2900 802.11AC router to their product lineup. ASUS Launches RT-AC86U WiFi Router — Powerful gaming-friendly AC2900 WiFi router offers ultra-fast speeds and coverage, WTFast game accelerator and ASUS AiProtection commercial-grade security — Fremont, CA (September 29, 2017) — ASUS RT-AC86U delivers ultra-fast, lag-free WiFi that makes it the perfect choice for […]

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The Good Doctor

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The trailer I watched for ABC’s new show The Good Doctor was pitiful, leading me to have little faith it would become part of my weekly lineup. Had I not been on the hunt for shows to review, I likely never would have watched the first episode. The trailer felt uninspired and shallow; just one more example of how Hollywood […]

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Ecobee + electrical box = problem

Ecobee + electrical box = problem

Having recently moved into a new[ish] house, the process of installing some “smart” gadgets has begun. The list is long, but with a couple decidedly unsmart thermostats present it was important to get that sorted ASAP. There are a few smart thermostats available; each with their own plus/minus. For me the most important feature was a strong multi-sensor approach to […]

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The Orville

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I have never been a big fan of Seth MacFarlane. When I heard about him starring in a Star Trek-like TV show, it was no surprise that I immediately set my phasers to stunned. However, after watching a trailer for the show, my interest was slightly piqued by the possibilities. The visuals looked fairly impressive and the comedic slant could […]

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