Echo Dot Gen 2 Smart Speaker Factory Reset Instructions

You may wish to factory reset Echo Dot because you wish to sell your old one to another. Or perhaps you just want to link it to a different Amazon account, or to a different wireless network.  So, to that end, in order to reset your Echo Dot to factory default condition, perform the following steps. Resetting unlinks the Echo Dot from its current Amazon … Continue reading Echo Dot Gen 2 Smart Speaker Factory Reset Instructions



Sony Dynamic Stereo Headphones Earphones MDR 7506 Headset Review

We owned the Sony Dynamic Stereo Headphones, model MDR-7506  for we over a decade, and so we’ve played them with many CD players, headphone amps, iPods, mixing boards, USB audio interfaces, and stereo receivers. We found them exceptional audio devices in many dimensions. These headphones appear very similar to the MDR-V500 Dynamic Headphones Review, that we’ve also owned and discussed. … Continue reading Sony Dynamic Stereo Headphones Earphones MDR 7506 Headset Review



How to Fix a Skipping CD Audio Disc

We’ve played compact discs (CDs) for over thirty three years now. We listen to them daily.  So they have become a mainstay of our music listening regimen.  Since we always look for deals, especially on used CDs, we find our share of CDs that skip.  So, learning how to fix a skipping CD allowed us to “save” … Continue reading How to Fix a Skipping CD Audio Disc



How to Wipe an iPod Nano 3 Clean

In this post, we show how to wipe an iPod Nano 3 clean, and restore it to default settings. Note though, that this routine does not delete the media files on your Nano right away.  These erase the next time you plug the Nano into a device running iTunes. How to Wipe an iPod Nano 3 … Continue reading How to Wipe an iPod Nano 3 Clean



iPod Nano 3rd Generation Reset Instructions

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



Original Google Home Smart Speaker Spotify Commands List

Through the Google Home assistant via the Google Home speaker, you can control your music listening on Spotify with your voice!  Ask Google Home to play a song, and album, or a public playlist or one of your own private playlists.  Google home works quite well with Spotify, giving you access to all your specific Spotify account content, just by asking. … Continue reading Original Google Home Smart Speaker Spotify Commands List



Alexa Spotify Commands List for Amazon Echo, Tap, and Dot Speakers

Through Alexa smart speakers, you can control your music listening on Spotify with your voice!  Ask Alexa to play a song, and album, or a public or one of your own playlists.  Yes, the Amazon Echo, Dot, and Tap speakers work well with Spotify. They give access to all your Spotify content.  Just ask. So … Continue reading Alexa Spotify Commands List for Amazon Echo, Tap, and Dot Speakers



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



Philips ActionFit Sports Earhook Earphones Headphones SHQ3200/28 Review

The Philips SHQ3200/28 ActionFit Sports Earhook Headphones reviewed here, have replaced the SHQ3000 headset that we were so fond of back in 2012 during our fervent workout days. But nothing lost in this revision.   These earhook phones seem to perform just as well as their SH3000/28 predecessor, although they may be constructed of more durable … Continue reading Philips ActionFit Sports Earhook Earphones Headphones SHQ3200/28 Review



Bose QuietComfort 35 QC35 Wireless Headphones Earphones Review

The Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless active acoustic noise cancelling headphones are a yet another revised and improved version of the QC15 phones, and indeed a step up from the QC25 wired phones of a year or two past. While these cost even more than practically any other consumer grade around-ear headphone, you’ll get your money’s worth in the QC35s.  … Continue reading Bose QuietComfort 35 QC35 Wireless Headphones Earphones Review