JBL Xtreme Not Charging, How to Fix

Most JBL Bluetooth speakers, including the Xtreme 1, offer portable operation via an internal battery. And when that battery goes dead, you can recharge them via an AC or car adapter. To facilitate recharging this speaker, the Xtreme comes with a 19 volt AC power adapter. Sometimes though, you may notice that the JBL Xtreme … Continue reading JBL Xtreme Not Charging, How to Fix



JBL Charge 4 Not Charging, How to Fix

Most JBL Bluetooth speakers, including the Charge 4, offer off-grid sound via an internal battery. And when that portable power runs out, you can recharge it via an AC or car adapter. To facilitate recharging this speaker, you can use a USB 2 charger with the speaker, that delivers 5 volts at 2.3 amps. Sometimes … Continue reading JBL Charge 4 Not Charging, How to Fix



JBL Charge 3 Not Charging, How to Fix

Most JBL Bluetooth speakers, including the Charge 3, offer off-grid operation via an internal battery. And when that portable power goes dead, you can recharge it via an AC or car adapter. To facilitate recharging this speaker, you can use a USB 2 charger with the speaker, that delivers 5 volts at 2.3 amps. Sometimes … Continue reading JBL Charge 3 Not Charging, How to Fix



iPod Nano 6th Generation Player Review

We’ve owned the 16 GB iPod Nano 6th generation player from Apple for a few years now.  Bought it at Best Buy for $179, the standard price back then. Over all, we very much like the 6th generation Nano. But some features that make this Nano so likeable also add to the hardships of using it. It’s a … Continue reading iPod Nano 6th Generation Player Review



Reset Harman Kardon Invoke, Hard Factory

You may decide to sell or give your Harman Kardon Invoke smart speaker to another person. Or, you wish to link it to a different Microsoft account.  But then again, maybe you want to join it to a different WiFi network. So, to unlink this device from its current account and network, and to restore … Continue reading Reset Harman Kardon Invoke, Hard Factory



How to Hard Reset JBL Charge 3 Speaker

Shows you how to hard reset your JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth speaker to return the unit to its default settings. Hard resetting restores this speaker to factory default state, and erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing old settings stops the speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices after the hard … Continue reading How to Hard Reset JBL Charge 3 Speaker



JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth Connection Setup

This post shows how to setup a Bluetooth connection between the JBL Charge 3 speaker and a Bluetooth source device like a tablet or phone. JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth Connection Setup, Step by Step With your JBL Charge 3 powered off (power button is dark), run through this routine to set up a Bluetooth connection … Continue reading JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth Connection Setup



Black & Decker Electric Kettle Review, JKC930C

We’ve enjoyed hot chocolate and black tea for over five decades, and so, have often kept electric kettles like the Black & Decker electric kettle  in the kitchen for rapid water boiling for these hot drinks. This water kettle a few minutes faster than stove top tea kettles. But we do miss the stove top … Continue reading Black & Decker Electric Kettle Review, JKC930C



Honeywell Thermostat Waiting for Equipment Message

Honeywell thermostat waiting for equipment messages sometimes appear on Honeywell smart t-stats, like the Honeywell RTH9580WF in this example.  These messages can show up when the t-stat has just turned off the HVAC .  But then, sudden temp changes call for HVAC to come back on right away.  These changes happen due to… Someone changing … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Waiting for Equipment Message