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Vertigo – the BPPV kind.

Crystals can form in the fluid of the inner ear and cause benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). When they stimulate the nerves that give us our sense of balance the room “spins.”  While it’s happening our eyes dart (nystagmus) and we experience vertigo. You should always consult a medical professional and not try to doctor…

FiOS – Advantages of Fiber Optic Network Access

Most of us at Pennswood Village are lifetime witnesses to the explosive development of communications technology. When I was seven, my family didn’t have a TV set. It was a special treat when I was taken up the street to a neighbor’s house to watch Buffalo Bob and Howdy Doodie on a seven-inch black and…

It’s Not “Unlimited” (Verizon Data Plan)

We use the Internet extensively when we travel.  Many of the things I do require a high-speed connection: searches, uploads of images and video content, downloads of reference materials, email with big attachments, and updates to the software. All too often the local Internet connection is shared and congested or capped at a very low…

Ear Wire for Lavaliere Microphone

I live in a retirement community (Pennswood Village) and help with the technical side of lectures and stage performances.  We own 16 lavalier style wireless microphones to amplify the voices of performers and speakers. Unfortunately, when pinned to the lapel these mics are too far from the mouth.  Feedback and ambient noises become a big…