Google Home Mini Smart Speaker Picture Gallery

We’ve snapped many pictures of the Google Home Mini smart speaker, its accessories, and the original packaging, for the various posts we’re writing about this voice activated speaker.  We’ve put these photos together here in one place, for quick and easy viewing and perusing.  Enjoy. Original Google Mini Speaker Packaging Pictures     Pictures of … Continue reading Google Home Mini Smart Speaker Picture Gallery

Amazon Echo Gen 2 Smart Speaker Picture Gallery

We’ve taken many pictures of the Amazon Alexa Echo Generation 2 smart speaker, its accessories, and even the original packaging, for the various posts we’re writing about this intelligent speaker.  We’ve put all those photos together here in one place, for quick and easy viewing and perusing. Echo Gen 2 Speaker Packaging Pictures     … Continue reading Amazon Echo Gen 2 Smart Speaker Picture Gallery

How to Change WiFi Network on Google Home Max Smart Speaker

While we have not yet received our Google Home Max voice activated speaker, we suspect that the procedure for changing / updating the Wi-Fi network to which it connects, is very similar to how it’s done on the other Google Home smart speakers, such as the Home and the Mini.  So, here, we’ll rewrite the … Continue reading How to Change WiFi Network on Google Home Max Smart Speaker

Unboxing a Brand New Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

Here, we demonstrate how to unpack a brand new Google Home Mini voice activated speaker.  Not many non intuitive steps here.  Just avoid opening the box bottom side up, so that the speaker inside does not fall out and become damaged as it hits the floor.  We also suggest unpacking any sensitive electronic device close … Continue reading Unboxing a Brand New Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

How to Change WiFi Network on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

You may experience Wi-Fi connection errors when booting your Google Home Mini smart speaker. Or, you may notice that your speaker device is not listed in the Google Home app. Both problems occur when the speaker is no longer linked to your Wi-Fi network, unless it is online (i.e. connected successfully to your network with … Continue reading How to Change WiFi Network on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

How to Adjust Volume on Amazon Echo 1st Gen Smart Speaker

You may control the volume of the sound output on the Alexa smart speaker by Amazon, in multiple ways. You can ask the speaker to raise and lower the volume, or you may rotate the outer ring at the top of the speaker. Details follow. How to Voice Command the Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1 … Continue reading How to Adjust Volume on Amazon Echo 1st Gen Smart Speaker

How to Adjust Volume on Microsoft Invoke Voice Activated Speaker

You may control the volume of the sound output on the Cortana smart speaker by Harman Kardon and Microsoft, in two ways.  You can ask the speaker to raise and lower the volume, or you may rotate the outer ring at the top of the speaker.  Details follow. How to voice command the Invoke speaker … Continue reading How to Adjust Volume on Microsoft Invoke Voice Activated Speaker

How to Reboot the Microsoft Invoke Smart Speaker

You may wish to reboot your Microsoft Invoke smart speaker if it exhibits unstable performance, becomes non responsive to Cortana requests, emits strange noises, breaks up, chirps or squeaks unexpectedly, or suffers other unexplained oddities. Always try a device restart first (described here), as this often clears up many problems, and avoids the unnecessary action … Continue reading How to Reboot the Microsoft Invoke Smart Speaker

Demo of Unboxing the Microsoft Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker

Harman Kardon really packed their Microsoft Invoke voice activated speaker quite well in the original carton.  In this demonstration, we explain how to safely unbox the speaker, as well as the included documentation and power adapter accessory.  See the next picture for a view of our Invoke speaker, still in the sealed box, in the … Continue reading Demo of Unboxing the Microsoft Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker

Does Google Home Mini Speaker Have Bluetooth Yet?

The Google Home Mini smart speaker, like its predecessor, the Google Home speaker, indeed does offer the ability to act as a Bluetooth speaker. You can connect your iPad, iPod, or other Bluetooth audio source to the Google Home Mini speaker, and then play music on your device, and have the audio come out of … Continue reading Does Google Home Mini Speaker Have Bluetooth Yet?