Honeywell Thermostat Won’t Connect to WiFi, How to Fix

This piece explains how to troubleshoot and fix, when a Honeywell thermostat won’t connect to WiFi, as we’ve seen on our Honeywell RTH9580WF internet thermostat, although this information applies about as well to Honeywell’s other wireless thermostats, including the RTH8580WF, VisionPRO TH8320WF, VisionPRO 8000, et al. How to Fix the Honeywell Thermostat Won’t Connect to … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Won’t Connect to WiFi, How to Fix



How do I Connect Alexa to the Internet

Here, we answer the common question:  How do I connect Alexa to the internet?  Keep in mind that you need not completely erase your Alexa speaker settings to connect it to the internet on a new wireless network. Furthermore, at least for the Alexa Spot speaker, you need neither a tablet nor phone running the … Continue reading How do I Connect Alexa to the Internet



JBL Flip 4 Button Functions — How They Work

The JBL Flip 4 speaker has several buttons and lamps across its top, in two rows.  The power button lights up in different colors to show Bluetooth speaker status.  The Connect button also flashes and lights when linking multiple Connect Plus JBL speakers together for party music over a larger area.  Here, we cover JBL … Continue reading JBL Flip 4 Button Functions — How They Work



JBL Clip 3 Charging Time to Fully Recharge

You charge these speakers via their micro USB charging port. And to get the fastest charging time and fullest charge when the JBL Clip 3 runs out of power, use a medium to high current USB charger. JBL Clip 3 Charging Time to Get Full Recharging According to the specs for this speaker the time … Continue reading JBL Clip 3 Charging Time to Fully Recharge



How to Reset Echo Studio Speaker

Here, we show how to factory reset the Echo Studio speaker, to put it back to factory default settings.  You may wish reset to prepare the unit to sell or give the to another.  Or, to link it to a new Alexa account.  Or, to connect it to a new WiFi network.  In all these … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Studio Speaker



How to Connect 2 Wonderboom Speakers

This piece explains how to connect 2 Wonderboom speakers, so that they both play the same audio program from a paired and streaming source Bluetooth device.  In this demo, we use one Wonderboom 1, and one Wonderboom 2 speaker to show how connecting them together in this way works.  You can indeed connect two Wonderboom … Continue reading How to Connect 2 Wonderboom Speakers



What do the Buttons on Alexa Mean

All Alexa speakers feature two to several buttons, and most also have a light ring around the top.  Here, we describe what these Alexa buttons mean, and discuss what each button / plug is for, and when to press them to access the many speaker features.  Finally, we touch a bit on some of the … Continue reading What do the Buttons on Alexa Mean



Wonderboom Battery Level, How to Check

Covers how to check battery level on the Wonderboom Bluetooth speaker, and also, how to know if the battery is degrading over time. How to Check Wonderboom Battery Level 1. First, Turn ON the Wonderboom  You won’t be able to read battery charge status unless the speaker is ON. To turn on the speaker, press … Continue reading Wonderboom Battery Level, How to Check



Honeywell Thermostat Heat Not Working Fixes

You might notice your heat not working on your Honeywell thermostat. I.e. The thermostat says that the heat is on yet the heat still does not work.  This can happen for many reasons. A broken thermostat, incorrect wiring, tripped circuit breakers, blown fuses, or a broken HVAC system could cause this. Here, we describe some … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Heat Not Working Fixes



How to Factory Reset Chromecast Audio

Here, we show how to factory reset the Chromecast Audio receiver.  Factory resetting restores this streaming audio device to factory default settings.   Often, doing this fixes strange behaviors you might see from the unit.  Factory resetting also erases any WiFi network info stored on the Chromecast Audio, and ensures that it will not connect to … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Chromecast Audio