iWorld Sonic Earbuds with Mic Review

We examine the iWorld Sonic Earbuds with Microphone in this iWorld earbuds review.  Once again, an offering like this has dubbed iWorld as a provider of highly affordable, decent over all quality accessory products for the iPhone/iPad and MP3 player markets. Many consider iWorld buds and earphones an acceptable alternative to the much more pricey, yet generally better performing offerings … Continue reading iWorld Sonic Earbuds with Mic Review





Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Pairing Instructions

This post offers general Ultimate Ears Wonderboom pairing instructions. Start with your UE speaker powered OFF (all dark top panel LEDs). Then, follow these steps to pair it with most any Bluetooth source device.  In this demo, we show how this pairing works on our iPad Air tablet. But a like routine works for iPhones, … Continue reading Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Pairing Instructions





JBL Flip 4 Review of this Portable Waterproof Speaker

In this piece, we review the JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker.  We cover this portable waterproof speaker’s performance, and accessories.  This JBL BT speaker sounds great and goes pretty loud. Plus, even when playing at top volume, the built-in rechargeable battery lasts up to twelve hours per charge. The only major drawback we saw with … Continue reading JBL Flip 4 Review of this Portable Waterproof Speaker





Reboot Harman Kardon Speaker Instructions

You may wish to reboot your Harman Kardon Cortana Invoke smart speaker if it acts strange.  If it stops answering voice requests, then reboot first.  If it emits strange sounds, breaks up, chirps or squeaks, or shows any unusual symptom, then again, reboot it. Always try a speaker reboot first (described below).  Rebooting often corrects … Continue reading Reboot Harman Kardon Speaker Instructions





Sony MDR 7509HD Professional Headphones Review

The Sony MDR 7509HD professional headphones  worked very well for the year that we owned them.  In that time, we played them with many CD players, TVs, iPods, and headphone amps. Found them a pretty fair audio device in many respects. The Sony MDR 7509HD professional headphones look like the MDR-V500 and Sony 7506, units. … Continue reading Sony MDR 7509HD Professional Headphones Review





Bose Wave Music System First Generation Review

Here, we offer our Bose Wave music system first generation review.  This, the initial version of the Bose Wave system resembles a more traditional high fidelity stereo component outfit, in terms of performance, construction, feature set, and price. Its performance, for its size, might leave even the most seasoned audiophile breathless.  The small speakers makes lots of … Continue reading Bose Wave Music System First Generation Review





Bose QuietComfort 15 Headphones Review

While the Bose QuietComfort 15 acoustic noise cancelling headphones likely cost more than most any other consumer grade over-ear headphone, you’ll get what you pay for. Here’s our Bose QuietComfort 15 review of these awesome earphones. Bose QuietComfort 15 Intro We sampled these recently at a local Sam’s Club warehouse. We found their sound very … Continue reading Bose QuietComfort 15 Headphones Review





Unpacking Echo Dot 2nd Gen Speaker

Not too complicated packaging for the Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker.  Very simple to unbox, power up, and prepare it for setup. This post demos unpacking the Echo Dot 2nd Gen speaker.  It also covers connecting it to power. Unpacking Echo Dot 2nd Gen Speaker, What’s On the Box For our vision impaired and blind … Continue reading Unpacking Echo Dot 2nd Gen Speaker









Change Echo Dot Wake Word, How To

You can indeed change the wake word that the Amazon Alexa enabled speakers respond to.  Current choices are, “Alexa…,” “Amazon…,” “Computer…,” and “Echo…”  The wake word is the name you say to wake up the smart speaker.  Alexa then starts listening for a follow-up command / question.  The wake word is how you “get her attention,” so to speak.  … Continue reading Change Echo Dot Wake Word, How To