Setting Temperature Differential on Honeywell RTH9580WF Thermostat

Temperature differential is the difference between the turn-on and turn-off temperatures on a thermostat, whether heating or cooling. It ranges between one and three degrees on common t-stats. Indeed, many of today’s t-stats let you set this value. They offer this to account for differing home types and locales, types of furnaces. In this piece, … Continue reading Setting Temperature Differential on Honeywell RTH9580WF Thermostat



How to Set Up Invoke Speaker via Cortana App

While setting up a brand new or used Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana speaker involves numerous steps, none are very hard.  Just focus on the current step you’re working on, and progress through this list.  In this post, we list the procedure we used for how to set up Invoke speaker.  We’ll do our best to … Continue reading How to Set Up Invoke Speaker via Cortana App



How to Install Hand Held Shower Head

We installed our new hand held massaging shower head, in less than fifteen minutes.  In this piece we cover the instructions on how to install hand held shower head. How to Install Hand Held Shower Head We needed no tools or supplies, except for when removing the old shower head.  For that, we used a … Continue reading How to Install Hand Held Shower Head



Comet Soft Cleanser with Bleach Review

The creamy, thinner texture of Comet soft cleanser with Bleach means that you need not shake it as much as thicker preparations of other brands.  But the creamy texture is none too abrasive. In fact, they call it Scratch Free, because it’s little more abrasive than dish detergent.  But for lighter, non baked on messes, … Continue reading Comet Soft Cleanser with Bleach Review



How to Put Alexa in Pairing Mode

You must know how to put Alexa in pairing mode to connect her to a Bluetooth speaker.  But why would you want to do that?  Well, using a BT speaker on Alexa often gives better sound than what you get normally, especially from the Alexa Dot speakers.  So pair those Dots with a JBL Xtreme … Continue reading How to Put Alexa in Pairing Mode



How to Reconnect Echo Dot to New WiFi

You need not completely erase your Amazon Echo settings in the Alexa app in order to reconnect Echo Dot to new WiFi. Armed with your tablet or phone with the Amazon Alexa app, reconnecting your Dot to a different WiFi network is a snap, as follows. We assume here that the Amazon Alexa App has … Continue reading How to Reconnect Echo Dot to New WiFi



Sony SRS XB10 Battery Level Indicator Charging Light

The Sony SRS XB10 Bluetooth Extra Bass speaker has a battery level indicator LED near the bottom of the button panel, as shown in the following pictures.  This displays battery status. E.g. Whether it’s draining or charging, or whether it’s critically low or not when discharging.  But it neither reads out charging progress, or how … Continue reading Sony SRS XB10 Battery Level Indicator Charging Light



Sony SRS XB10 Charging Light Stays On, CHG Light

Many Sony speakers, including the SRS XB10, sport an orange charging light. labeled CHG, that shines while charging / recharging these mini speakers. Sometimes though, this light stays on.  E.g. It does not turn off once charging is complete, and this is concerning for many Sony SRS XB10 owners.  So in this post, we offer … Continue reading Sony SRS XB10 Charging Light Stays On, CHG Light



How to Connect JBL Flip 4 to Alexa Speaker

This post shows how to connect JBL Flip 4 to an Alexa smart speaker.  That is, it details how to connect the Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker with some of the popular Alexa speakers. Namely the Echo Dots, including the generations 1 through 4.  Since this connecting happens among the Flip 4 and the Echo devices, … Continue reading How to Connect JBL Flip 4 to Alexa Speaker



SanDisk Cruzer Glide 32GB USB Flash Drive Review

Purchased this SanDisk Cruzer Glide 32GB USB flash drive for storing eBooks.  Indeed, we found that the Cruzer Glide™ flash drive installed without incident. It received copied text as quickly as other USB 2.0 flash drives we tested.  Further, it’s  easy to locate, buy, plug in, and use.  This SanDisk USB flash drive accepted several … Continue reading SanDisk Cruzer Glide 32GB USB Flash Drive Review