Category Archives: Gadgets and Tech

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. 🙂   This fixed our radios so my kiddos could successfully use them 🙂 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 Samsung S10+ 12mm 26mm 52mm dpreview/ifixit LG V40 ThinQ 16mm 27mm 52mm dpreview Pixel 3 (XL) N/A 27mm F1.8 N/A devicespecifications Nokia 9 PureView N/A F1.8 28mm N/A Apple iPhone XS Max N/A 26mm 52mm qz iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X N/A 28mm 52mm blog.halide.com iPhone 5 N/A 33mm N/A  (source) iPhone 4S N/A 35mm N/A (source) Nokia Lumia 920 F2.0 26mm equivalent view

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 am really enjoying this phone and its 5 cameras. 😉 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: January 2019 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 😉 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,

Roomba flashing 24H, buttons won’t work [SOLVED, EASY FIX!]

Q. My Roomba keeps taunting me by blinking “24H” over and over! I have tried pressing all the buttons and it does nothing 🙁 How can I get my Roomba to work again? -Rosy A. Dear Rosy, I would recommend removing the battery and letting Roomba fully reset. To do this: remove the two Phillips head screws holding the battery cover in place carefully remove the battery wait 5 minutes (this is a great time to clean your Roomba’s various brushes and

What vehicles are supported by comma ai and open pilot?

For  OpenPilot they have a nice detailed list here: https://github.com/commaai/openpilot#supported-cars Supported Cars Acura ILX 2016+ w/AcuraWatch Plus Acura RDX 2018 w/AcuraWatch Plus GM Volt 2017+ w/Drive Confidence II Honda Accord 2018 (All) Honda Civic 2016+ w/Honda Sensing Honda CR-V 2015+ w/Honda Sensing Honda Odyssey 2017 w/Honda Sensing Honda Ridgeline 2017+ w/Honda Sensing Lexus RX Hybrid 2017+ (All) Toyota Corolla 2017+ (All) Toyota Prius 2016 (TSS-P) Toyota Prius 2017+ (All) Toyota Prius Prime 2017 (All) Toyota Rav 4 2016 (TSS-P) Toyota Rav4

How to reboot Amcrest IP security camera remotely [SOLVED]

Q. How do I reboot my Amcrest cameras remotely from my PC? I am on the same network but do not have physical access. A. Here is how to remotely reboot your Amcrest IP camera: Determine the IP address of the camera that you would like to reboot Use a web browser to navigate to the IP Login (admin username, admin password are the default login credentials) go to System -> Auto Maintain -> Manual Reboot   Your Amcrest IP