Sony SRS XB31 Orange Light Stays On Problem

Many Sony speakers, including the SRS XB31, feature a charging status light that lights up orange while they’re charging. But sometimes, this light stays on longer than expected.  E.g. It does not switch off after way more than the specified charge time once you connect the charger.  So in this post, we offer reasons that … Continue reading Sony SRS XB31 Orange Light Stays On Problem



Echo Dot Reset Button, Where Is It

Where is the Echo Dot reset button?  Well, the answer depends on which Dot you’re asking about. Gen 1 Echo Dot Reset Button Location Firstly, on the 1st generation Echo Dot, find this button on the under side (the bottom) of the unit.  Specifically, the Amazon page Reset Your Amazon Echo or Echo Dot (1st … Continue reading Echo Dot Reset Button, Where Is It



JBL Clip 3 Charging Time to Fully Recharge

You charge these speakers via their micro USB charging port. And to get the fastest charging time and fullest charge when the JBL Clip 3 runs out of power, use a medium to high current USB charger. JBL Clip 3 Charging Time to Get Full Recharging According to the specs for this speaker the time … Continue reading JBL Clip 3 Charging Time to Fully Recharge



Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Registration Instructions

In order to control your Honeywell thermostat remotely through the internet, you must run through the Honeywell WiFi thermostat registration routine at the  Honeywell Total Connect Comfort (TCC)   web site.  So here, we walk you through that on the RTH9580WF smart thermostat. Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Registration Instructions: First Steps 1. Install your Honeywell WiFi … Continue reading Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Registration Instructions



JBL Charge 3 Firmware Update Instructions

Here, we demonstrate the Charge 3 Firmware Update on the JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth speaker. This upgrade can take up to thirty minutes depending on the speed of your internet connection. Plus, it cannot easily be undone. You won’t be able to return to the previous firmware version once you complete this software upgrade. So, … Continue reading JBL Charge 3 Firmware Update Instructions



JBL Flip 3 Not Charging, How to Fix

Most JBL Bluetooth speakers, including the Flip 3, offer portable operation via their lithium ion batteries inside. And when said battery dies, you can recharge the speaker with an AC or car adapter. Sometimes though, you may notice that the JBL Flip 3 is not charging fully, or at all, even when you connect the … Continue reading JBL Flip 3 Not Charging, How to Fix



Hamilton Beach Electric Kettle 40891 Review

We’ve enjoyed hot instant coffee and tea for more than a score now. So these cordless yet electric tea pots and kettles have therefore, been useful appliances in our kitchens and coffee counters over the years.  Here, we review the Hamilton Beach electric kettle, model 40891 cordless stainless steel version. One electric kettle we’ve used … Continue reading Hamilton Beach Electric Kettle 40891 Review



JBL Charge 5 Not Charging, How to Fix

Most JBL Bluetooth speakers, including the Charge 5, offer truly wireless operation via the lithium ion battery they have inside. And when that battery dies, you can recharge the speaker via an AC or car adapter. Sometimes though, you may notice that the JBL Charge 5 is not charging fully, or at all, even when … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Not Charging, How to Fix



Reset Button on Instant Pot Smart WiFi Cooker

The Instant Pot smart WiFi  reset button has several uses, everything from setting the cooking pressure level to moving between cooking settings, to turning the pot’s WiFi ON and OFF.  So here, we explain where the reset button is, and briefly cover how to use it to factory reset your pressure cooker. But we do not … Continue reading Reset Button on Instant Pot Smart WiFi Cooker



How To Replace a Toilet Seat, Install a New One

Toilet seats today, with typical to moderate use and no abuse, rarely break or otherwise fail.  Still though, you might wish to change up the one in your bathroom.  Why?  Just to get a different look or style, an oak seat to replace a plastic perch, or to replace one that slams with a quieter, … Continue reading How To Replace a Toilet Seat, Install a New One