5 reasons why I prefer LED light bulbs over Compact Fluorescent (CFL) bulbs

led-bulb-geAs you probably know by now, incandescent light bulbs are being phased out in the U.S., and when they are gone, they’ll be gone for good.

That leaves us all facing a decision going forward: Do we replace our bad incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs or Compact Fluorescent (CFL) bulbs?

Both of these new types of bulbs are vastly more energy efficient than the incandescent bulbs they were designed to replace, but deciding which type to buy can be confusing. Hopefully, this post will help clear up the confusion a bit.

Although I can’t tell you which type of bulb you would like best, I can tell you that I personally prefer LED bulbs over CFLs for the following reasons: [Continue Reading]

Review: Dell Inspiron 15.6″ FHD Touchscreen Signature Laptop

These days you can buy entry-level Windows laptops for as little as $200, and those machines are actually pretty good for general Internet use.

But if you need to do more than just check out your favorite websites and catch up on Facebook you really need something a bit more powerful.

The latest Dell Inspiron 15.6″ FHD Touchscreen Signature Laptop has everything you’ll need in a general-purpose machine, with the added bonus of a powerful Intel Core i5-6200U CPU. I believe it’s a good deal at about $450.

This laptop comes with all the following: [Continue Reading]

Review: HP 15-ay011nr 15.6″ Full-HD Laptop

hp-15-ay011nr-laptopMid-range laptops keep getting better while prices are lower than ever, and that’s a great thing for consumers.

I recently had the opportunity to check out the HP 15-ay011nr 15.6″ Full-HD Laptop, a powerful new mid-range machine that offers plenty of bang for the computing buck.

The heart of this laptop is its powerful Intel Core i5 6200U, 2.3GHz, Dual-Core CPU and 8GB of RAM. This is a potent combination that makes Windows 10 really fly, and I found this to be one of the fastest sub-$500 laptops that I’ve used to date. [Continue Reading]

Review: Toshiba Satellite C55-C5241 15.6 Inch Laptop

toshiba-satellite-c55-c5241-laptopWindows 10 laptops have now firmly taken over the market and I’ve had the opportunity to check a number of them out.

Today I’m going to tell you about the sleek new Toshiba Satellite C55-C5241 that I recently took for a spin.

This laptop comes equipped with a bright 15.6-inch widescreen HD 1366×768 TruBrite display, a powerful 2.2 GHz Core i5-5200U CPU, 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM and a spacious 1TB hard drive. That all adds up to plenty of power for most anyone who isn’t into competitive gaming. [Continue Reading]

Review: Kindle Domination: 25 Strategies To Sell More Books On Amazon

kindle-domination-coverIf you’re a regular reader of this blog, you have probably read this post that explains just how easy it is to create and sell ebooks on Amazon. But once your ebook is for sale in the Kindle Store, how do you promote it in order to make lots of sales?

Kindle Domination: 25 Strategies To Sell More Books On Amazon offers plenty of solid advice for increasing your ebook sales and income.

Author Alan Woods explains his proven strategies and methods in powerful, yet easy to understand language and without the use of confusing and unfamiliar jargon. [Continue Reading]

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