Does Google Home Mini Speaker Have Bluetooth Yet?

The Google Home Mini smart speaker, like its predecessor, the Google Home speaker, indeed does offer the ability to act as a Bluetooth speaker. You can connect your iPad, iPod, or other Bluetooth audio source to the Google Home Mini speaker, and then play music on your device, and have the audio come out of … Continue reading Does Google Home Mini Speaker Have Bluetooth Yet?



USB Power Adapter Specs for the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

The power adapter shipped with the Google Home Mini smart speaker is a typical medium-current USB power supply.  However, the five foot long white cable is permanently attached to the switching power supply (AC wall plug) part.  This means that you cannot replace the cable should you accidently damage it.  A very little problem however, … Continue reading USB Power Adapter Specs for the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



How to Pair Google Home Mini Speaker as a Bluetooth Speaker

The Google Home Mini smart speaker, pictured above, may now be used as a Bluetooth speaker due to firmware and Google Home app updates in 2017. In this post, we show how to connect your tablet or phone to this speaker via Bluetooth, and transmit audio to the speaker for room-filling, surprisingly awesome sounding playback … Continue reading How to Pair Google Home Mini Speaker as a Bluetooth Speaker



How to Reboot the Google Chromecast Audio Receiver Device

You may wish to reboot your Google Chromecast Audio receiver if it exhibits unstable performance, becomes non responsive to cast requests, emits strange noises through the attached speakers, breaks up, chirps unexpectedly, or other oddities. Always try a Chromecast device restart first (described here), as this often clears up many problems, and avoids the unnecessary … Continue reading How to Reboot the Google Chromecast Audio Receiver Device



How to Reboot the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

You may wish to reboot your Google Home Mini smart speaker if it starts behaving erratically, becomes non responsive to questions and commands, emits strange noises, breaks up, chirps unexpectedly, and so on. Always try a speaker restart first, as this often clears up many problems, and avoids the unnecessary action of hard resetting your … Continue reading How to Reboot the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



How to Free Up a Stalled Garbage Disposal

Often, we travel, or otherwise, do not run the kitchen garbage disposal for several days at a time.  Disposals featuring iron along their interiors are particularly prone to seizing up when not run for a period.  When you turn the switch on and all you hear is a low hum, you know that your disposal … Continue reading How to Free Up a Stalled Garbage Disposal



Where is the Reset Button on the Google Chromecast Audio Receiver

Where is the Google Chromecast Audio receiver reset button located? The reset button is located on the side of the Chromecast, near the micro USB power port at the top of the unit, pointed at by the blue arrow, shown in the following pictures.   With the receiver powered up, press and hold the reset … Continue reading Where is the Reset Button on the Google Chromecast Audio Receiver



Where is the Reset Button on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

Where is the Google Home Mini speaker reset button located? This single-purpose button is located on the bottom (underside) of the speaker, in the orange area, near the power port, pointed at by the blue arrow, shown in the next picture.   With the speaker turned on, press and hold the reset button here with … Continue reading Where is the Reset Button on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



How to Pair Google Home Device as a Bluetooth Speaker

The original Google Home smart speaker, pictured above, may now be used as a Bluetooth speaker due to firmware and Google Home app updates in 2017.  In this post, we illustrate how to connect your tablet or phone to this speaker via Bluetooth, and transmit audio to the speaker for room-filling, awesome sounding playback. We’d … Continue reading How to Pair Google Home Device as a Bluetooth Speaker