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





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





Hook Up Alexa Speaker to New WiFi, 2018 Edition

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 Speaker to New WiFi, 2018 Edition





Can You Change Alexas Name She Answers To?

Can you change Alexas name? You can indeed change the name that the Amazon Alexa enabled speakers respond to when you say it.  Current choices are, “Alexa…,” “Amazon…,” “Computer…,” and “Echo…”  You say this name when you want the voice assistant to run a command or answer a question.  It’s how you “get her attention,” so to speak. … Continue reading Can You Change Alexas Name She Answers To?





AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa Smart Speaker

The US version of the power adapter for the Amazon Alexa Generation 1 Echo smart speaker discussed here, features non retracting AC prongs, a six-foot long permanently attached cord, and is surprisingly light weight for its 21 watt power delivery capacity.  It’s typical square yet modest width and height allows easy fitting into a standard … Continue reading AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa Smart Speaker





Unboxing and Connecting The Amazon Echo Generation 2 Smart Speaker

Pretty simple packaging for the Amazon Echo Generation 2 Alexa smart speaker. Very easy to unbox, power up, and prepare it for setup, as we’ll, demonstrate next. For our vision impaired and blind readers, this improved version of the Alexa enabled Amazon Echo speaker comes in a turquois box, with pictures of the device on … Continue reading Unboxing and Connecting The Amazon Echo Generation 2 Smart Speaker





Reset Harman Kardon Invoke Smart Speaker

You may decide to sell or give your Harman Kardon Invoke smart speaker to another person. Or, you wish to link it to a different Microsoft account.  But then again, maybe you want to connect it to a different WiFi network. To unlink this device from its current account and Wi-Fi network, and to restore … Continue reading Reset Harman Kardon Invoke Smart Speaker





Where is the Reset Button on the Original Amazon Echo Smart Speaker

The reset button on the generation one (original) Amazon Echo smart speaker can be found on the underside of the unit, as pointed at by the purple arrow in the next picture.  The reset button is inside a small hole there. To actuate it, insert the end of a small to medium-sized paper clip.  Press … Continue reading Where is the Reset Button on the Original Amazon Echo Smart Speaker





Where is the Reset Button on Amazon Generation 2 Echo Smart Speaker Located

On the second generation Amazon Echo smart speaker, there is no separate reset button.  Instead, the Mic Off and Volume Down (-) buttons on the top of the unit are pressed and held down at the same time to initiate a factory default reset.  See these in the following picture. Related Posts AC Power Adapter … Continue reading Where is the Reset Button on Amazon Generation 2 Echo Smart Speaker Located