Logitech Squeezebox Boom Network Music Player Picture Gallery

Here we show pictures of our Logitech Squeezebox Boom Wi-Fi internet radio.  We’ve written about this receiver in other posts in this blog, and this photo album summarizes those posts, with pictures.   Look over these shots to get a comprehensive view of this device and its capabilities. Pictures Taken During Setup       … Continue reading Logitech Squeezebox Boom Network Music Player Picture Gallery





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





Amazon Alexa App on iOS Screenshot Picture Gallery 2016

We’ve snapped many pictures of the Amazon Alexa app, run on the iOS platform, for the various posts we’re writing about the Echo speaker devices that this app controls.  We’ve put these photos together here in one post for quick and easy viewing and perusing.  Often times, viewing some screenshots is all it takes to … Continue reading Amazon Alexa App on iOS Screenshot Picture Gallery 2016





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





AC Power Adapter Specs for Microsoft Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker

The US version of the power adapter for the Harman / Kardon Microsoft Invoke smart speaker discussed here, features retracting AC prongs, a four-foot long cord, and is pretty light weight for its larger size.  It’s very long, yet its modest width allows  easy fitting into a standard power strip outlet without blocking adjacent receptacles. … Continue reading AC Power Adapter Specs for Microsoft Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker





How to Change COM Port Number on USB Modem, Windows 10

One pesky problem with Windows 10, as well as the earlier versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system, is that the COM port assignments for devices that use them, often change.  In this post, we show how to change COM port number on USB modem back to what it was before. Or, you can do … Continue reading How to Change COM Port Number on USB Modem, Windows 10





How to Adjust Bass Treble on Google Chromecast Audio Receiver

The Google Chromecast Audio receiver now offers basic equalizer controls (bass and treble).  These you can set on a per device basis via today’s Google Home app. We show here how to adjust bass treble on Google Chromecast Audio receiver.  You may set these controls as follows. How to Adjust Bass Treble on Google Chromecast … Continue reading How to Adjust Bass Treble on Google Chromecast Audio Receiver