Google Home Spotify Commands List

Through the Google Home speaker, you can control your music listening on Spotify with voice commands!  Ask Google Home to play a song, and album, or a public playlist or one of your own private playlists.  Google home works quite well with Spotify, giving you access to all your specific Spotify account content, just by … Continue reading Google Home Spotify Commands List



JBL Charge 5 Won’t Turn On – How to Fix

When your JBL Charge 5 won’t turn on unless it is plugged in, this likely means one or more things.  Either your speaker is broken beyond repair, the battery inside no longer recharges due to age or heavy use, or, you mistakenly put your speaker into service mode a.k.a. secret or weird mode.  So, assuming … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Won’t Turn On – How to Fix



How to Factory Reset Amazon Echo 3rd Generation

Here, we show how to factory reset an Amazon Echo 3rd generation speaker.  So why would you ever reset this speaker? When you Need to Know How to Reset Amazon Echo 3rd Generation Well, you may later decide to sell it. Or perhaps when Christmas comes, you might wish to gift your Echo 3 to … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Amazon Echo 3rd Generation



How to Factory Reset Netgear WiFi Extender

In this post, we cover how to factory reset Netgear WiFi extender routines.  Indeed, Netgear® has created a vast line of WiFi range extenders. Many of these have a factory reset button.  This button, when pressed, erases any custom settings. It then returns the Netgear extender to factory default values. E.g. A factory reset restores … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Netgear WiFi Extender



How to Fix a Scratched DVD Disc

We’ve played digital video discs (DVDs) for nearly twenty years now. Daily watching them has been a major filler of our leisure hours. So, to get the most of our entertainment pennies, we buy lots of used DVD discs. Thus, we’ve experienced freezing DVDs often, and learned various ways how to fix a scratched DVD … Continue reading How to Fix a Scratched DVD Disc



Finding JBL Charge 4 Firmware Version

Here, we show how finding JBL Charge 4 firmware version works on this Bluetooth speaker. You may wish to know the exact version number of the currently installed speaker firmware, while troubleshooting speaker connection and other issues. Thus, it’s handy to be able to quickly find this number in a pinch. Now, to get the … Continue reading Finding JBL Charge 4 Firmware Version



How to Connect Sharp Aquos TV to WiFi

The Sharp Aquos smart TV can run apps, as a tablet or smart phone does; many of which need access to the internet via either an Ethernet cable or a WiFi connection. In this demo, we cover the WiFi connect option. Now since we’re not using Ethernet here, we must connect the Aquos to WiFi … Continue reading How to Connect Sharp Aquos TV to WiFi



Finding JBL Go 3 Firmware Version

Here, we give finding JBL Go 3 speaker firmware version instructions.  This is the version that this speaker is currently running. Knowing this number helps JBL support personnel when fixing speaker problems.  This can aid them in troubleshooting issues, bad behaviors, button lockups, pairing failures, and other issues. Note that in the JBL Go 3, … Continue reading Finding JBL Go 3 Firmware Version



How to Adjust Volume on JBL Clip 3 Bluetooth Speaker

There are a few ways for how to adjust volume on JBL Clip 3 Bluetooth speaker. These depend on the app(s) you’re playing from mostly. Many apps provide volume adjustment controls. But this JBL speaker itself has two buttons for volume control as well. Find these (the + and -) buttons on its top side. … Continue reading How to Adjust Volume on JBL Clip 3 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Force Restart Samsung J7 Phone

In this piece, we run though how to force restart the Samsung J7 Android mobile phone. You might do this to fix strange behaviors on this smart phone, or to answer the weekly prompts to restart it to maintain reliable operation.  There’s no physical Restart button on the J7. So restarting it is a bit … Continue reading How to Force Restart Samsung J7 Phone