How to Pair JBL Flip 4 with Amazon Echo Dot Speakers

This post demonstrates how to pair JBL Flip 4 with Amazon Echo Dot speakers.  These include the generation 1 and generation 2 Echo Dot speaker versions.  Since this pairing happens between the Flip 4 and the Echo Dot devices, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to set up this … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Flip 4 with Amazon Echo Dot Speakers



How to Reboot Harman Kardon Invoke Voice Activated Talking Speaker to Restore Proper Operation

Here, we cover how to reboot Harman Kardon Invoke talking speaker.  One would reboot if the speaker shows bad performance, goes quiet or unresponsive to voice requests.  It may emit weird noises, break up, chirp or squeak.  Or, the speaker may suffer other oddities. In any case, always try a speaker reboot first (described here).  … Continue reading How to Reboot Harman Kardon Invoke Voice Activated Talking Speaker to Restore Proper Operation



RavPower USB Dual Port 24w Wall Charger Review

The RavPower USB dual port 24w wall charger is among the cheapest USB adapters we’ve seen. Yet it offers workability with USB 3.0 devices and max charging speeds for USB 2.0 and earlier devices.  It has well isolated ports, foldable 120 volt plug prongs. Plus, the charger features highly reliable operation, which is perhaps its … Continue reading RavPower USB Dual Port 24w Wall Charger Review



How to Charge JBL Flip 4 Wireless Speakers

You can charge JBL Flip 4 wireless speakers conveniently via their hidden USB charge ports.  To summarize: First, select an adequate USB power adapter.  Why this?  Because the Flip 4 does not come with this as a standard accessory. Plus, the Flip 4 needs a high power USB power source to charge fully in a … Continue reading How to Charge JBL Flip 4 Wireless Speakers



How to Reset Microsoft Invoke Cortana Speaker, Hard Reset

You might wish to gift or sell your Microsoft Invoke Cortana speaker to a loved one. Or, perhaps you want to hook it to a new Microsoft account.  Or maybe you want to connect it to a new WiFi network. A speaker reset allows you to do all of these tasks.  It unlinks this device … Continue reading How to Reset Microsoft Invoke Cortana Speaker, Hard Reset



Where is the JBL Flip 4 Reset Button Located

Where to find the JBL Flip 4 reset button? Well, there is no actual reset button per se.  Instead, to reset this JBL Bluetooth speaker, you must press a button combination, as described next. JBL Flip 4 Reset Button Combo Location On the JBL Flip 4 waterproof speaker, we find no separate reset button. But … Continue reading Where is the JBL Flip 4 Reset Button Located



Best Earplugs for Side Sleepers – BPI Wax Ear Plugs

For the most quiet and restful sleep in noisy environments, especially if you sleep on your side, we strongly suggest the best earplugs for side sleepers. Those are the Mighty Plugs beeswax ear plugs from Beneficial products. We’ve found these plugs the most effective aid, dollar for dollar, drastically cut conversation and sleeping sounds from … Continue reading Best Earplugs for Side Sleepers – BPI Wax Ear Plugs



How to Clean Glasses with Anti Glare Coating

We’ve worn eye glasses with anti glare coatings for three decades, and got advice from several optometrists about how best to clean them. How to clean glasses with anti glare coating is not hard once you learn how to handle them safely, which cleaners work the most gently, and which cleaning cloths scratch the lenses … Continue reading How to Clean Glasses with Anti Glare Coating



How to Reset Comcast Remote Xfinity XR2 U2 Hard, Factory Restore to Default Settings

Sometimes, most remote controls develop strange behaviors which need a hard reset to clear up. So in this post, we show you how to reset Comcast remote Xfinity XR2 U2 back to its factory default state. If you hard reset the XR2 U2 though, remember that this remote may not work again until you reprogram … Continue reading How to Reset Comcast Remote Xfinity XR2 U2 Hard, Factory Restore to Default Settings



How to Pair JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker with iOS Devices

This post demonstrates how to pair JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker with iOS devices, including the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad Air line of Apple phones and tablets. How to Pair JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker with iOS Devices With your JBL Flip 4 powered off (power button is dark), run through this routine … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker with iOS Devices