How to Erase iPod Nano 3rd Generation Player

In this post, we show how to erase iPod Nano 3rd generation player, and restore it to default settings. How to Erase iPod Nano 3rd Generation Player 1. Bring up the iPod’s Home Screen First, press the top of the touch ring, the Menu labeled area until you see the main menu show up. You … Continue reading How to Erase iPod Nano 3rd Generation Player



Connect Echo Dot to Bluetooth Speaker, How To

You use your Echo Dot speaker as a Bluetooth speaker. But you can also connect Echo Dot to Bluetooth speaker as well.  That is, you can then hear Echo Dot audio through that external Bluetooth speaker, wirelessly. We show here how to pair an Echo Dot 2 speaker to a Bluetooth speaker in the following … Continue reading Connect Echo Dot to Bluetooth Speaker, How To



How to Reset Google Home Speakers

All of the smart speakers in the Google Home family, including the Original Google Home, the Mini, and the Max, can be easily reset to factory default state in order to restore proper operation or to prepare the speakers for transfer of ownership to another person. Here, we discuss how to reset Google Home speakers, … Continue reading How to Reset Google Home Speakers



How to Reset Alexa Dot Smart Speakers

The Alexa Dot talking speakers need a reset every now and then. This returns them to out-of-box, factory default settings. Resetting them also fixes many abnormal behaviors they might show. So here, we show how to reset Alexa Dot smart speakers. Why? Because it readies them for sale to another smart speaker fan. Both the … Continue reading How to Reset Alexa Dot Smart Speakers



Connect Bluetooth Speaker to Google Home, How To

You can now connect Bluetooth source devices (phones and tablets) to the Google Home speakers, and then play audio from those devices through the Google Home.  But, currently, you cannot connect Bluetooth speaker to Google Home. That is, the Google Home speaker does not scan for Bluetooth speakers.  Thus, you can’t yet connect Bluetooth speaker … Continue reading Connect Bluetooth Speaker to Google Home, How To



How to Reset Amazon Echo Dot Smart Speaker

The Amazon Echo Dot talking speakers need a reset every so often. This restores them to out-of-box, factory default state. Resetting them also fixes many abnormal behaviors they might show. So here, we tell you how to reset Amazon Echo Dot smart speakers. Why? Because also, it prepares them for  sale to another person. Both … Continue reading How to Reset Amazon Echo Dot Smart Speaker



Google Home Mini Bluetooth Pairing Instructions

All current Google Home smart speakers can function as Bluetooth speakers. This, thanks to firmware and Google Home app updates in 2017. These include the Google Home Mini speaker.  So here, we demonstrate Google Home Mini Bluetooth pairing.  We give instructions on how to pair your tablet or phone to a Google Home Mini speaker … Continue reading Google Home Mini Bluetooth Pairing Instructions



Hook Up Alexa Smart Speaker to a New WiFi Router, How To

In order to hook up Alexa  to a new WiFi router, put the speaker into Setup mode first. There, you choose the desired WiFi network for the speaker. Below, we walk through hooking up Alexa with an Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2 speaker. But, the hook up Alexa process is alike for the other speakers.  … Continue reading Hook Up Alexa Smart Speaker to a New WiFi Router, How To



Amazon Alexa Spotify Commands for Echo Smart Speakers

Play Spotify music on your Alexa speaker with the following Amazon Alexa Spotify commands.  But first, link your Alexa account to your Spotify Premium account. For a detailed explanation of how to do that, see our post Spotify Setup Instructions on Amazon Echo Alexa Devices. Control your Spotify music playing with your voice!  E.g. Ask … Continue reading Amazon Alexa Spotify Commands for Echo Smart Speakers



How to Fix a Scratched PS3 Disc, PS3 CD, PS3 DVD, and PS3 Blu Ray Game Discs

We’ve played PlayStation games with our nieces and nephews for several years, many of which were bought from used and discount game shops.  Saving money buying these discs in this way unfortunately, had a cost.  It had the consequence that many of the PS3 discs would not run in the gaming machine.  So, under express … Continue reading How to Fix a Scratched PS3 Disc, PS3 CD, PS3 DVD, and PS3 Blu Ray Game Discs