How to Connect Amazon Echo to WiFi

This piece describes how to connect an Amazon Echo speaker to WiFi.  We give and the steps to follow to complete speaker set up on a new WiFi network.  This applies to the Amazon Echo series 3rd generation speaker, released in 2019. Before you Start How to Connect Amazon Echo to WiFi 1. A Compatible … Continue reading How to Connect Amazon Echo to WiFi





How to Connect JBL Go 2 to iPhone

This post shows how to connect JBL Go 2 to iPhone phones. Start with your speaker OFF (dark front panel LED). Then, follow these directions to pair your Go 2 Bluetooth speaker to an iPhone. We’re running an iPad Air tablet for this exercise.  But the pairing details are nearly the same for the iPhone, … Continue reading How to Connect JBL Go 2 to iPhone





Connecting Google Home to Honeywell Thermostats

We bought a Google Home smart speaker with the Google virtual assistant, and were pleased to learn today, that Google Home now supports connecting our Honeywell  Total Connect Comfort (TCC)  thermostat. We checked under the smart home devices option in the Google Home App.  Honeywell is now listed there,  and it found our home thermostat we scanned for smart devices on our home network.  No … Continue reading Connecting Google Home to Honeywell Thermostats





How to Connect Bluetooth Speaker to Google Home

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.  You can also connect Bluetooth speaker to Google Home as well, to hear Google Home audio play on that speaker. That is, Google Home now can act as a … Continue reading How to Connect Bluetooth Speaker to Google Home









How to Connect Echo Dot to WiFi

This piece shows how to connect Echo Dot to new WiFi network.  It lists what you’ll need to get your new Echo Dot Alexa speaker up and running on the internet.  You need to do this when you first set up a brand new Dot, when someone gives you a used one, or when you … Continue reading How to Connect Echo Dot to WiFi





How to Connect Gosund Mini Smart Plug to Alexa

When you connect your Gosund Mini Smart Plug to Alexa, you get many more features than when you just connect the plug to the Gosund app.  Indeed you get the ability to turn the plug on and off with voice commands if you also have an Alexa speaker.  Plus, you get advanced scheduling features, including … Continue reading How to Connect Gosund Mini Smart Plug to Alexa





Updating Firmware on JBL Charge 3, How To

Here, we demonstrate updating firmware on JBL Charge 3 Bluetooth speaker.  The process can take up to thirty minutes depending on the speed of your Wi-Fi internet connection.  Plus, it’s irreversible once done.  You won’t be able to return to the previous firmware version once you complete this software upgrade.  So, be sure that you … Continue reading Updating Firmware on JBL Charge 3, How To





Solving Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Problems

This piece explores solving Honeywell WiFi thermostat connection problems, as experienced on our Honeywell RTH9580WF internet controlled thermostat, although this information applies about as well to Honeywell’s other wireless thermostats, including the RTH8580WF, VisionPRO TH8320WF, VisionPRO 8000, et al. Solving Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Problems By this, we mean that the thermostat will not connect … Continue reading Solving Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Problems





Solving Victor Reader Stream WiFi Problems

The New Generation of the Victor Reader Stream, the second version of this already useful blind friendly talking book and media player, taps into a whole new realm of audio and textual media, from the web.  In this post, we cover general things to try for Solving Victor Reader Stream WiFi problems. Solving Victor Reader Stream WiFi … Continue reading Solving Victor Reader Stream WiFi Problems