How to Defrost Upright Freezer Quickly

We’ve found that an excellent way to defrost upright freezer quickly, is to use a heat gun or blow dryer.  The blowing warm air really speeds up how fast an upright freezer defrosts, whether it be frost free or manual defrost. How to Defrost Upright Freezer Quickly, Intro Have rented a few apartments equipped with … Continue reading How to Defrost Upright Freezer Quickly



How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB31 Speaker

This speaker comes equipped with a set of party LED lights that, by default, blink, scan, and pulsate in all sorts of colors to the beat of whatever you play on the speaker.  However sometimes, you may not want a party atmosphere, like when you want to play the speaker while drifting off to sleep … Continue reading How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB31 Speaker



How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XB21 Bluetooth Speaker

Show you how to hard reset your Sony SRS XB21 Extra Bass portable BT speaker to its default settings.  Hard resetting restores this version of the Sony XB series speaker to its default state. Plus, hard resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory. Then this wiping stops this speaker from pairing to any … Continue reading How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XB21 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Turn On Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 Speaker

We explain how to turn on a Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 Bluetooth speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that they prominently position on the unit so it’s easy to find.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception to this rule, since we find its Power button right on top, near the front, as … Continue reading How to Turn On Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 Speaker



How to Turn Off JBL Clip 4 Bluetooth Speaker

We explain how to turn OFF the JBL Clip 4 Bluetooth portable speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that JBL prominently places on the unit so it’s easy to find.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception, as we find its Power button on the left side button panel. E.g. See this next. … Continue reading How to Turn Off JBL Clip 4 Bluetooth Speaker



Echo Dot 3rd Generation Reset Instructions

We offer here our Echo Dot 3rd Generation reset instructions.  So why would you ever reset this speaker? Well, you may later decide to sell it. Or perhaps when Christmas comes, you might wish to bestow your Dot 3 to another person. Then to, you could want to connect it to a new Amazon account. … Continue reading Echo Dot 3rd Generation Reset Instructions



JBL Flip 4 Firmware Update Instructions

Here’s our JBL Flip 4 firmware update instructions.  This routine can take up to thirty minutes to finish, depending on the speed of your WiFi connection.  Plus, you can’t reverse once done.  That is, you won’t be able to return to any prior firmware version once you complete this speaker update.  So, be sure that … Continue reading JBL Flip 4 Firmware Update Instructions



How to Clean Eyeglasses with Anti Reflective Coating

We’ve worn glasses with anti reflective coatings for over two decades.  In that time, we got advice from several optometrists. They showed us how to clean eyeglasses with anti reflective coating. Indeed, this is easy once you know how to safely handle them.  You should know which cleaners work the best and safest, and which cleaning … Continue reading How to Clean Eyeglasses with Anti Reflective Coating



Action Button on Alexa, What it Is and How to Use It

The Action button on Alexa, found on just about any Alexa Echo speaker device gives you access to some key assistant functions.  E.g. It gives you a means of resetting the device, and you can also summon the speaker with it. So here, we define this button, and explain how and when to use it, … Continue reading Action Button on Alexa, What it Is and How to Use It



Amazon Alexa Wake Word, How to Change

You want to know how to change Amazon Alexa wake word? You can indeed change this word that these  speakers respond to when you say it.  Current Alexa wake word options are, “Alexa…,” “Amazon…,” “Computer…,” “Echo…,”  and “Ziggy…” The Amazon Alexa wake up word is the name you say to wake up the smart speaker … Continue reading Amazon Alexa Wake Word, How to Change