Unboxing Echo Generation 2 Alexa 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 show next. For our low vision and blind readers. This improved version of the Alexa enabled Amazon Echo speaker comes in a turquoise box.  The carton has pictures of the … Continue reading Unboxing Echo Generation 2 Alexa Speaker





Echo Gen 2 Reset Button, Where to Find It

This post shows where the reset button is on the Echo Gen 2 smart speaker. On this speaker though, we find no separate reset button.  Instead, you press the Mic Off and Volume Down (-) buttons on the top of the unit are pressed and held down at the same time to start a factory … Continue reading Echo Gen 2 Reset Button, Where to Find It





AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa

Here, we give the AC adapter specs for Amazon Echo generation 1 Alexa speaker.  Now the US version of this power adapter has non folding AC prongs, a six-foot long attached cord, and is light weight for its 21 watt power out.  Its square yet modest width and height allows easy fitting into standard power … Continue reading AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa





AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 2 Speaker

Here, we give the AC adapter specs for the Amazon Echo Generation 2 smart speaker.  Now the US version of this power plug has non folding AC prongs and a six-foot long attached cord. Plus, it is is light weight for its 21 watt power output. It’s square, compact width and height allows easy fitting … Continue reading AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 2 Speaker





Victor Reader Stream Gripes, 303 First Generation

The first gen (original) version of HumanWare’s Victor Reader Stream   portable player is great. But it has some issues that surprised us once we got ours home and started playing with it. Victor Reader Stream Gripes for the Model 303 First Generation eBook Player Very Slow USB Port First of all, its USB port … Continue reading Victor Reader Stream Gripes, 303 First Generation





iPod Nano 6th Generation Player Review

We’ve owned the 16 GB iPod Nano 6th generation player from Apple for a few years now.  Bought it at Best Buy for $179, the standard price back then. Over all, we very much like the 6th generation Nano. But some features that make this Nano so likeable also add to the hardships of using it. It’s a … Continue reading iPod Nano 6th Generation Player Review





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





Victor Reader Stream New Generation Review

Humanware’s Victor Reader Stream New Generation audio book and text file reader, has some seriously extended capabilities as compared to the original Victor Reader Stream. In short, this second generation Victor Reader e reader has been Internet enabled.  Not only can it connect to the Internet via WiFi to download new firmware updates, but it  … Continue reading Victor Reader Stream New Generation Review





Bose Wave Music System First Generation Review

Here, we offer our Bose Wave music system first generation review.  This, the initial version of the Bose Wave system resembles a more traditional high fidelity stereo component outfit, in terms of performance, construction, feature set, and price. Its performance, for its size, might leave even the most seasoned audiophile breathless.  The small speakers makes lots of … Continue reading Bose Wave Music System First Generation Review





iPod Nano 3rd Generation Reset Instructions

In this post, we show how to do an iPod Nano 3rd Generation reset of this portable media player.  Resetting restores this iPod 3rd gen player to default (fresh out of the box) settings. iPod Nano 3rd Generation Reset, How To Instructions 1. Bring up the iPod’s Home Screen First, press the top of the … Continue reading iPod Nano 3rd Generation Reset Instructions