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Why You Are Getting the Error: “Apple Card Unavailable. Apple Pay services are currently unavailable. Please try again later.”

For readers with limited time, I’ll offer the quick answer to your question about why the Apple Card application process isn’t working. The quick answer is that it’s broken (for some people some of the time) and there’s no word from Apple as to when it will be fixed. This page will be updated when… Continue reading Why You Are Getting the Error: “Apple Card Unavailable. Apple Pay services are currently unavailable. Please try again later.”

Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard Review

SUMMARY Below are some observations from two weeks of using the Logitech K380 keyboard on various devices. For more details, see the owner’s manual, user guide, and product support page. Overall the keyboard is very comfortable, portable, inexpensive, and easy to use. Despite the problems (cons) listed below, I would highly recommend it. PROS AAA… Continue reading Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard Review

Four Camera Styles and Sizes for Better Photography

There are four common camera styles and sizes to consider for better photography: smartphones, pocket camera, bridge camera, and DSLR. Each of these cameras have benefits and drawbacks. Some photographers would carry 3 different cameras or possibly 4. Smartphones Some people consider that smartphones offer some of the best photography available for the following reasons:… Continue reading Four Camera Styles and Sizes for Better Photography

Review and Buyer’s Guide: Whirlpool Smooth Surface Stove and Convection Oven Model WFE540H0ES

The video below is a review of the Whirlpool Smooth Surface Stove and Convection Oven Model WFE540H0ES. In addition to providing an overview of the stove’s features, this video also serves as a buyer’s guide by pointing out features you may want or not want in a stove. Recorded by Greg Johnson on 4 Apr… Continue reading Review and Buyer’s Guide: Whirlpool Smooth Surface Stove and Convection Oven Model WFE540H0ES

REVIEW: La-Z-Boy Pinnacle Recliner Rocker from Slumberland

Introduction La-Z-Boy is well known for their Made in America recliners and other furniture. This is a brief review of our experience so far with the Pinnacle Recliner Rocker that we purchased from Slumberland. This review will be updated as there are new developments. In summary, we were pleased with the overall selection at Slumberland… Continue reading REVIEW: La-Z-Boy Pinnacle Recliner Rocker from Slumberland

Maytag Commercial Technology Maxima 4.3 cu. ft. Front Load Washer MHW6000XW and 7.4 cu. ft. Dryer MED6000X Rating Review Description

Update – 25 May 2020 This review was conducted over about 8 years from the summer of 2011 to the summer of 2019. Based on our experience with this Maytag clothes washer and dryer set, we would not recommend purchasing Maytag. There were numerous issues with the design of these machines under very light use:… Continue reading Maytag Commercial Technology Maxima 4.3 cu. ft. Front Load Washer MHW6000XW and 7.4 cu. ft. Dryer MED6000X Rating Review Description

Product Review Challenges – What Consumers Need to Know

Activism > Consumer Defense | Effective Living Summary. Consumers face many challenges when trying to research products and make purchasing decisions. This document provides an overview of these challenges and offers some suggestions. Aggregate Reviews Needed. Most reviews are done by individuals testing a single unit. It would be more accurate to have information about a… Continue reading Product Review Challenges – What Consumers Need to Know