How to Reset JBL Xtreme 3 BT Speaker

We show here how to reset the JBL Xtreme 3 power bank portable speaker, to return it to its default factory settings. Resetting the Xtreme 3 restores this speaker to factory default settings. Plus, it also clears any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory. Thus, erasing old settings stops this speaker from pairing to any … Continue reading How to Reset JBL Xtreme 3 BT Speaker



JBL Charge 5 Specs and Features of this BT Speaker

The Charge 5 JBL speaker sounds HUGE, and plays strong enough to saturate outside parties with ponderous sounding response. Thus, as we find in the JBL Charge 5 specs below, it offers substantially more bass output than models in the JBL Flip family.  So this is a certain advance from Flip. Plus, even when playing … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Specs and Features of this BT Speaker



How to Pair JBL Clip 3 with Google Home Speakers

This post shows how to pair JBL Clip 3 with Google Home speakers. Further, these include the original, mini, and max Google Home versions. And, since this pairing happens between the Clip 3 and the Google speakers directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to establish this pairing. How … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Clip 3 with Google Home Speakers



Amazon Echo Factory Reset Instructions

You may wish to factory reset Amazon Echo  smart speakers.  Why?   Because maybe you’d like to sell your old one. Or perhaps you just want to connect your Echo to a new Amazon account, or to different WiFi internet. So, with those tasks in mind, this post details resetting the Amazon Echo line of … Continue reading Amazon Echo Factory Reset Instructions



How to Reset Echo Dot Gen 1 Speaker

Now that the gen 1 Amazon Echo Dot is no longer the most recent version of this smart speaker, you may be thinking about upgrading to the newer speakers.  So, you may wish to reset Echo Dot gen 1 smart speaker to sell or gift your old one  to a stranger buyer. Or perhaps you … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Dot Gen 1 Speaker



JBL Charge 5 Volume Control Explained

There are a few ways for how to set the JBL Charge 5 volume control on this Bluetooth speaker. These can depend on the app(s) you’re playing from. In fact, many apps offer volume controls for their sound output levels.  Furthermore, this JBL BT speaker has two buttons for volume control too.  Find these (the … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Volume Control Explained



JBL Flip 5 Volume Control Explained

There are a few ways for how to set the volume control on the JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth speaker. These depend on the app(s) you’re playing from mostly. Many apps provide volume controls.  Plus, this JBL speaker has two buttons for volume control too.  Find these (the + and -) buttons on its top side. … Continue reading JBL Flip 5 Volume Control Explained



How to Connect JBL Flip 2 to iPhone

This post shows how to connect the JBL Flip 2 poolside BT speaker to iPhone phones. Start with your speaker OFF (dark top panel LED). Then, follow these instructions to pair your Flip 2 to an iPhone. To be clear though, we’re running an iPad Air tablet for this demo.  But the pairing details are … Continue reading How to Connect JBL Flip 2 to iPhone



How to Turn Up Volume on Google Home Mini Speaker

There are many ways for how to turn up volume on Google Home Mini speaker. These depend on the app(s) you’re streaming from mainly. But the speaker itself has two touch pads as well, for volume control on its left and right edges. Plus, you can set volume with the native Google Home app. Finally, … Continue reading How to Turn Up Volume on Google Home Mini Speaker



JGB Tuff Guard Garden Hose (PGH) Review

We examined the  JGB Tuff Guard Perfect Garden Hose   for lawn and garden watering purposes.  It appears well-constructed with rigid brass fittings and a ribbed, multi-ply and highly flexible hose. It resists kinking, and even if you intentionally kink it, the water will still flow at close to the un kinked working pressure.  It’s a 5/8 inch diameter … Continue reading JGB Tuff Guard Garden Hose (PGH) Review