Sony MDR V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones Review

WE owned the Sony MDR-V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones for twenty years. So we’ve used them with many and varied CD players, iPods, mixing boards, headphone amps, and headphone pre amps. We found them exceptional audio devices in so many aspects on our mobile disc jockey gigs. These dynamic earphones offer probably the best sound of … Continue reading Sony MDR V500DJ Professional DJ Headphones Review





Sony MDR-V700DJ Headphones Review

We owned the Sony MDR-V700DJ headphones for a few years in around 2004. We used them with many CD players, iPod Nanos, headphone amps, and mixers at our mobile DJ gigs.  Indeed, the ruggedness of the MDR-V700DJ is obvious. But how they sound is far less complimentary. Sony MDR-V700DJ Headphones Intro Due to their solid … Continue reading Sony MDR-V700DJ Headphones Review





Amazon Dot 2 Reset Instructions, Hard Factory Reset

You may wish to reset Amazon Dot Gen 2 speaker.  Why? Because perhaps you cannot discover it on Bluetooth devices when pairing to it. Or perhaps it’s playing in a stuttering, broken-up way.  Sometimes the WiFi and Bluetooth info inside the Dot can become corrupt. Then, should that happen, only a factory reset can restore … Continue reading Amazon Dot 2 Reset Instructions, Hard Factory Reset





Pair Google Home as Bluetooth Speaker, How To

The original Google Home smart speaker, pictured above, now functions as a Bluetooth speaker due to firmware and Google Home app updates in 2017.  In this post, we show how to pair your tablet or phone to Google Home via Bluetooth. Then, you can send audio to Google Home for room-filling, awesome sounding playback. Intro … Continue reading Pair Google Home as Bluetooth Speaker, How To





Echo Dot 2 Factory Reset Instructions

Run an Echo Dot 2 factory reset to get it ready for sale. Or perhaps you just want to link your Echo Dot 2 to a different Amazon account or different wireless network.  So, to that end, to reset your Echo Dot 2 to factory default condition, follow the instructions next. Resetting unlinks the Echo Dot … Continue reading Echo Dot 2 Factory Reset Instructions





Sony MDR 7506 Dynamic Stereo Headphones Review

We owned the Sony dynamic stereo headphones, model MDR-7506 for over a decade. So we’ve played them with many CD players, headphone amps, iPods, mixing boards, USB audio interfaces, and stereo receivers. For the money, this is a truly affordable yet near-reference sounding headset. Sony MDR 7506 Dynamic Stereo Headphones Intro We found them exceptional audio … Continue reading Sony MDR 7506 Dynamic Stereo Headphones Review





iPod Nano 3 Reset Instructions, Hard Factory Reset

In this post, we show how to do an iPod Nano 3  reset of this 3rd generation portable media player.  Resetting restores the player to default (fresh out of the box) settings. iPod Nano 3 Reset, How To Instructions 1. Bring up the iPod’s Home Screen First, press the top of the touch ring, the … Continue reading iPod Nano 3 Reset Instructions, Hard Factory Reset





Philips SHQ1000-28 ActionFit Headphones Review

In short, these Philips SHQ1000-28 ActionFit headpones, in the earbuds style,   are not high fidelity. But they are very durable, sweat proof, waterproof.  Just be sure to use the rubber cups they come with. These buds are well-fitting for sports, comfortable, and not bad sounding. Clearly though, they focused more on the ruggedness that sports … Continue reading Philips SHQ1000-28 ActionFit Headphones Review





Philips Earhook Headphones Actionfit Review

Reviewing the Philips SHQ3200/28 ActionFit sports earhook headphones here. These have replaced the SHQ3000 headset that we were so fond of back in 2012. But nothing lost in this latest update. Philips Earhook Sports Headphones Intro These earhook phones seem to perform just as well as their SH3000/28 predecessor. But they may have more durable … Continue reading Philips Earhook Headphones Actionfit Review





How to Change Alexa Wake Word

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