USB Power Adapter Specs for the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

The power adapter shipped with the Google Home Mini smart speaker is a typical medium-current USB power supply.  However, the five foot long white cable is permanently attached to the switching power supply (AC wall plug) part.  This means that you cannot replace the cable should you accidently damage it.  A very little problem however, … Continue reading USB Power Adapter Specs for the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



How to Pair Google Home Mini Speaker as a Bluetooth Speaker

The Google Home Mini smart speaker, pictured above, may now be used as a Bluetooth speaker due to firmware and Google Home app updates in 2017. In this post, we show how to connect your tablet or phone to this speaker via Bluetooth, and transmit audio to the speaker for room-filling, surprisingly awesome sounding playback … Continue reading How to Pair Google Home Mini Speaker as a Bluetooth Speaker



How to Reboot the Google Chromecast Audio Receiver Device

You may wish to reboot your Google Chromecast Audio receiver if it exhibits unstable performance, becomes non responsive to cast requests, emits strange noises through the attached speakers, breaks up, chirps unexpectedly, or other oddities. Always try a Chromecast device restart first (described here), as this often clears up many problems, and avoids the unnecessary … Continue reading How to Reboot the Google Chromecast Audio Receiver Device