Reset Echo Dot

The Amazon Echo Dot smart speakers, though highly reliably, occasionally require a hard reset, to restore them to their out-of-box, factory default states.  This often corrects erratic behaviors in the speakers, and it prepares them for transfer / sale to another person.  Both the original Echo Dot as well as the 2nd generation Echo Dot … Continue reading Reset Echo Dot



How to Pair Victor Reader Trek Portable Media Player with Amazon Alexa Echo Smart Speakers Via Bluetooth

The Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator, eBook player, pod catcher, and internet radio now can connect to most any Bluetooth speaker, allowing you to listen to podcasts, books, recorded notes, and streaming internet radio through that wireless speaker. We thus, demonstrate here how to pair the Trek to a typical Bluetooth speaker.   Bluetooth Pairing … Continue reading How to Pair Victor Reader Trek Portable Media Player with Amazon Alexa Echo Smart Speakers Via Bluetooth



How to Pair Victor Reader Trek Player with a Bluetooth Speaker

The Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator, eBook player, pod catcher, and internet radio now can connect to most any Bluetooth speaker, allowing you to listen to  podcasts, books, recorded notes, and streaming internet radio through that wireless speaker. We thus, demonstrate here how to pair the Trek to a typical Bluetooth speaker.   Bluetooth Pairing … Continue reading How to Pair Victor Reader Trek Player with a Bluetooth Speaker



How to Unpair the Victor Reader Trek eBook Reader from a Bluetooth Speaker

When you no longer wish your Victor Reader Trek eBook reader to route its audio output through to a Bluetooth speaker, you may break the Bluetooth connection by following any one of the steps listed next.  We of course, assume here that your Trek is currently paired with a Bluetooth speaker. 1. Power off the … Continue reading How to Unpair the Victor Reader Trek eBook Reader from a Bluetooth Speaker



HumanWare Victor Reader Trek GPS Navigator and DAISY Book Player Picture Gallery

Here we offer our pictures of the Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator and eBook player from HumanWare, that we recently obtained for review.   Original Packaging and Included Accessories Pictures       Pictures of the Front, Back, Top, and Bottom of the Trek                   Pictures of … Continue reading HumanWare Victor Reader Trek GPS Navigator and DAISY Book Player Picture Gallery



How to Pause and Resume Music Playback on the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker with a Touch

You can pause or resume play of the Google Home Mini talking smart speaker by touching it as follows.  Touch and hold either the volume down area (9 o’clock) on the mini, of the volume up area (3 o’clock), but not both at the same time, until play stops (usually about a second or so … Continue reading How to Pause and Resume Music Playback on the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker with a Touch



How to Connect Amazon Alexa Echo Smart Speaker to Bluetooth Speaker

Not only can you use your Amazon Echo speaker as a Bluetooth speaker, but you can also connect it to another Bluetooth speaker, and hear Alexa audio through that external Bluetooth speaker wirelessly.  We demonstrate here how to pair an Amazon Alexa Echo speaker to a Bluetooth speaker in the following paragraphs. Note that your … Continue reading How to Connect Amazon Alexa Echo Smart Speaker to Bluetooth Speaker



Do You Need Amazon Prime to Use Echo Smart Speakers

You do not need to have an Amazon Prime membership in order to use the Amazon Alexa Echo smart speakers.  While a Prime membership may entitle you to discounts from shipping when purchasing said speakers, grants you access to the Amazon Prime Music service, and while you might be able to buy an Amazon Music … Continue reading Do You Need Amazon Prime to Use Echo Smart Speakers



How to Get Alexa to Play Spotify Playlists

You can ask an Amazon Alexa smart speaker to play any public playlist on Spotify, as well as playlists that you’ve created in your own Spotify account.  Yes, in order to play anything from Spotify, you need to have at least created a Spotify account, and linked it to your Amazon account via the Alexa … Continue reading How to Get Alexa to Play Spotify Playlists