Philips SHQ3000 Earbuds Earhook Headphones Review

Philips did a complete turnaround when they developed these Philips SHQ3000 Action Fit Earhook Sports Headphones. These are so much better than the SHQ1000-28 offering.   Unlike some of the other earhook-featuring earbuds we’ve reviewed, these Philips SHQ3000s route the audio cable in a better way.  They use the earhook itself as a router.  So, the … Continue reading Philips SHQ3000 Earbuds Earhook Headphones Review

How to Factory Reset Google Home Original Speaker

You can reset all of the smart speakers in the Google Home family. These include the Original Google Home, the Mini, and the Max. Thus, reset any of these to restore proper operation. This readies the speakers for transfer to another person.  Here, we show how to factory reset google home original speaker in the … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Google Home Original Speaker

iWorld Stealth Earbuds Headphones Headset Review

They refer to these iWorld Stealth Earbuds as Stealth Sound, presumably, because those around you will not hear your music if you’re properly wearing these. As is typical for iWorld, they again devised a cheap, reasonably well performing headset for CD and MP3 player users. The Stealth Sound series is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and … Continue reading iWorld Stealth Earbuds Headphones Headset Review

iWorld Matrix Neons Earbuds with Mic Headset Review

In this iWorld earbuds review, we focus on the iWorld Matrix Neons Earbuds line of noise isolating, in-ear headphones. Key features include the following. Highly flexible cables. A microphone for hands-free operation of cell phones, iPods, and Android media players Bright pink and lime green in color. Cost less than ten dollars.  Often however, they … Continue reading iWorld Matrix Neons Earbuds with Mic Headset Review

IPod Touch Screen Lock Problem

There are two functions that the 3rd generation Apple iPod Touch Screen Lock feature provides in version 5.1.1 of iOS: Input disabled.  When the screen locks, further touch screen input is not accepted until you unlock it. Backlight extinguished.  Also, there’s a power-saving feature incorporated into this lock mechanism.  After the screen locks and goes … Continue reading IPod Touch Screen Lock Problem

Apple Headphones Volume Control Gripe

Our one BIG complaint about the Apple Headphones Volume Control as it functions on the various generations of the  iPod Touch, is that the UP and DOWN increments that the volume control keys generate when pressed are too big. In version 5.1 of the Apple firmware (the latest version supported on our Touch from 2010), you only get 16 steps to go … Continue reading Apple Headphones Volume Control Gripe

JBL Xtreme Pairing Instructions, Pairing Xtreme Speaker

This post gives JBL Xtreme speaker pairing instructions.  It shows pairing with iOS tablets and phone devices. But similar procedures work on Android devices also.  In short, with your speaker shut off (Power button dark), run through this routine to pair your Xtreme to a Bluetooth source device. We show this on an iPad Air … Continue reading JBL Xtreme Pairing Instructions, Pairing Xtreme Speaker

JBL Flip 2 Pairing Instructions, Pairing Flip 2 JBL Speaker

This post gives JBL Flip 2 pairing instructions. These directions work with both iOS and Android mobile phones and computers, including the iPhone, Galaxy, iPod, and the iPad Air smart phones and tablets. JBL Flip 2 Pairing Instructions With your JBL Flip 2 powered off (power button is dark), run through this routine to pair … Continue reading JBL Flip 2 Pairing Instructions, Pairing Flip 2 JBL Speaker

JBL Flip 4 Pairing Instructions, Pairing Flip 4 JBL Speaker

This post offers JBL Flip 4 pairing instructions that apply mainly to iOS devices, such as the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad Air line of Apple phones and tablets. But slight variations of these also work when pairing this Bluetooth speaker with Android devices. JBL Flip 4 Pairing Instructions With your JBL Flip 4 … Continue reading JBL Flip 4 Pairing Instructions, Pairing Flip 4 JBL Speaker

How to Pair JBL Flip 4 with iOS Devices

This post demonstrates how to pair JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker with iOS devices, including the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad Air line of Apple phones and tablets. How to Pair JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker with iOS Devices With your JBL Flip 4 powered off (power button is dark), run through this routine … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Flip 4 with iOS Devices