Robo & Kala 2 in 1 Laptop Review

Back in September, I purchased the Robo & Kala 2 in 1 Laptop. I was looking for tablet that specifically ran Windows. Unfortunately, Windows tablets are few and far between, and those that exist are quite underpowered. That’s not to say that this device is a powerhouse, and we’ll talk about that more in a moment. But I was about to travel internationally for the first time in many years, and I was looking for a laptop that met two important requirements: battery life, and lightweight.

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What my energy bill looks like with Time of Use Billing

Got my first full-month electric bill using “Time of Use” billing for electricity. I don’t have a family at home using electricity during the day, so I had that in my favor. Some evenings I might need to do a load of laundry (electric dryer) or cook (electric stove top & oven), etc., but for the most part I’m either still at work or out of the house most of the hours when the “peak” billing rate is happening.

Throughout October I barely had to run the air conditioning, but I did run the blower fan almost every night, all night, to circulate air.

I put the car on a schedule to charge after 11PM. It’s always done before 6 AM, even when I’m below 10% to start.

My first full month of “Time of Use” billing was $86.01. Compare directly to October of ’22 when it was $50.96 without an electric car to charge.

I didn’t have the electric car last year. That saves me $250 in fuel costs. My new monthly combined total is over $200 LOWER than last year!

I paid $30 more in electricity than I did last October, but I drove my car 70 miles a day 5 days a week, and bought $0 in gas (petrol)!

Pulled In: the index

I’ve done this before… I’ve “pulled in” things that I wrote elsewhere and saved them on this blog. I’ve decided I’m going to use this post to try and index anything I have “pulled in” from the past and link to those posts here.

How to talk to wingmen in Wing Commander for SNES –
Why I used 3dfx hardware –
Sega Dreamcast Katana SDK Leak –
One Must Fall Battlegrounds review: 2097 is in the past! –
PRL Hacking Phones –
I Love What I Do –

FIXED: pfSense Missing APPLY CHANGES Button

A few weeks ago I was making changes to a firewall rule in a pfSense+ 23.05.1-RELEASE version firewall. But after I clicked the “save” button – there was no way to “Apply Changes” – the green banner that would normally appear at the top of the page was simply not appearing.

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