Category Archives: Gadgets and Tech

Goal Zero Yeti 1400 lithium ion battery, replaced under warranty

Update, February 2021: Goal Zero replaced my Yeti 1400. The new model is working perfectly. They paid shipping both ways and I am very satisfied πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜β­β­β­β­β­ Original information, January 2021: The following email was sent to Goal Zero on November 29th, 2020. As of Jan 11th, 2021 I have not received a response. Hello and thank you in advance for your assistance. Issue:I have a Yeti 1400 Lithium (non-wifi) unit that will not work properly.Specifically, the display does not stay on, none of

Deebot N78 no longer Charging [SOLVED]

My wife recently asked me to take a look at our Deebot N78 robot vacuum as it was no longer charging. You could manually place the robot on the dock and it would just not light up or charge or anything. πŸ™ Thankfully, by turning the vacuum over and flipping the power switch to off, waiting a few seconds, then turning it back to on, the robot came back to life! I was able to place it on the dock

Q. How can I copy photos from internal memory/storage to SD card?! [SOLVED] Fuji

Q.How can I copy the pictures stored in the internal memory on my FujiFilm FinePix HS 50 EXR (or similar) to memory (SD) cards? Answer: The procedure to copy the pictures in the internal memory to a memory card is as follows: After copying, the pictures will remain in internal memory. Delete them if necessary. 1. Install a memory card into the camera. 2. Press the playback button to enter playback mode. 3. Press the MENU/OK button to open the

How do I clean my coffee maker? [AI Answered]

NOTE: this is an AI generated answer, using OpenAI GPT-2. Here is the question prompt and the resulting answer: Q: How do I clean my coffee maker? A. There are numerous cleaning methods to choose from. 1.) Pour some water into the coffee maker and submerge the lid. Do not wash the glass. 2.) Dip the coffee maker upside down in water for 10 seconds and then rinse. 3.) Put the lid back on and let the coffee maker sit

Model GXT1000//1030/1050 Series No Transmit WI [SOLVED]

If you have a Midland GXT 1000/1030/1050 two way radio and one of the radios is not transmitting, check that WI (Whisper Mode) is not ON. Specifically, if you see a “WI” indicator at the top of the LCD screen, I recommend turning it OFF and give that a try. πŸ™‚   This fixed our radios so my kiddos could successfully use them πŸ™‚ NOTE: if you do not see the “WI” indicator on either radio, then this tip will

35mm equivalent focal lengths for Samsung, Apple , Huawei, LG

  Wide Normal Tele Source Huawei P30 Pro 16mm F2.2 27mm F1.6 135mm F3.4 gadgetguy Xiaomi Mi 9 ~17mm F2.2 26mm F1.75 50mm F2.2 dpreview & dxomark Samsung Note 10 (and 10+) 12mm 27mm 52mm F2.1 dpreview Samsung Note 8 26mm F1.7 52mm F2.4 gsmarena Samsung S10+ 12mm 26mm 52mm dpreview/ifixit LG V40 ThinQ 16mm 27mm 52mm dpreview Pixel 4 (and XL) N/A ?? ?? Pixel 3 (XL) N/A 27mm F1.8 N/A devicespecifications Nokia 9 PureView N/A F1.8 28mm N/A

Best case for the Nokia 9 PureView phone [SOLVED]

March 17th, 2019 Update: Reader Jeff suggested the J&D Nokia 9 PureView case for additional protection. It appears to be very similar to the Slinco but with more drop protection. Original March 13th info: My Nokia 9 PureView arrived recently and I have been putting it through its paces. So far I amΒ really enjoying this phone and its 5 cameras. πŸ˜‰ Along with evaluating the photo performance, I have also been evaluating the best phone cases for the Nokia 9.

Micro Four Thirds Lens Filter Size List (Olympus, Panasonic, etc.)

Originally posted in 2016. LAST UPDATE: October 2020 Recently I was going through my filters to see which ones to keep and which ones to sell. Many of my filters were of the 58mm or 62mm variety but I even found some oddities like 43mm πŸ˜‰ After some effort trying to round up lenses to see what the filter size was each, I determined to put together a complete list* of Micro Four Thirds lenses and their corresponding filter size,