Author page: Robin Monks

Can you believe power banks mAh ratings?

A guest post collaboration by my friend, Daniel Haworth. Terms Milliamp hours (mAh) and Amp hours (Ah) You’ll see many battery packs (like this Blitzwolf one) listed at 10,000 milliamp hours. What does this number mean? It means that this battery is capable of providing one amp for ten hours (10 amp hours) or can also be written as 10,000 milliamp hours.…

Run Canada Post’s EST Desktop 2.0 On A Mac

Canada Post’s tools are a must-have for many businesses shipping in Canada. Even though many of the tasks you can do for business mailing are now accessible on their website one mainstay office tool is still desktop-only. That’s EST Desktop 2.0. EST (Electronic Shipping Tools) Desktop lets you connect to a digital scale, prepare bulk shipments, mail quick-ship and thermal labels, prepare manifests,…

Want to buy your Halloween candy online? (USA)

It’s getting closer to the yearly celebration of small, inexpensive sugary treats given to absolute strangers. If you’ve put off buying candy and don’t want to go to the local department store to trudge through the now mostly-empty shelves you still have time to order your candy online. Both Amazon and Walmart are selling their candies online at prices on par or better…