Google Home Speaker Review, Features, Functions

Launched in November of 2016, the Google Home smart speaker is a Wi-Fi enabled smart speaker, that acts as the front end for Google’s virtual assistant service.  The Home can “hear” your spoken questions and commands, and can speak the answers back to and perform tasks for you.  It’s also an internet radio that can … Continue reading Google Home Speaker Review, Features, Functions



How to Set Google Home Mini Volume

There are many means to set Google Home Mini volume on the Google Mini smart speaker.  Here, we discuss all of them. The methods you use 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 … Continue reading How to Set Google Home Mini Volume



Google Home Mini Restart Instructions

You may want to restart Google Home Mini smart speaker if it behaves erratically, becomes non responsive to questions and commands, locks up, emits strange noises, breaks up, chirps unexpectedly, and so on. Always try a speaker restart first, as this often clears up many problems, and avoids the unnecessary action of hard resetting your … Continue reading Google Home Mini Restart Instructions



Does Google Home Mini Have Bluetooth Yet?

The Google Home Mini smart speaker, like the first Google Home, indeed does offer the ability to act as a Bluetooth speaker. You can connect your iPad, iPod, iPhone, or other Bluetooth audio source to the Mini, and then play music on your device, and have the audio come out of the Mini. While serving … Continue reading Does Google Home Mini Have Bluetooth Yet?



How to Turn Up Volume on Google Home Mini

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



How to Use Google Home Mini as Bluetooth Speaker

The Google Home Mini smart speaker, pictured above, may now be used as a Bluetooth speaker due to firmware and Google Home app updates in the last few years. In this article, we show how to use your tablet or phone to drive this speaker via Bluetooth.  You indeed can send audio to the Mini, … Continue reading How to Use Google Home Mini as Bluetooth Speaker



Google Home Mini Power Adapter Specs

The AC adapter shipped with the Google Home Mini smart speaker is a typical medium-current USB supply.  So we cover the Google Home Mini power adapter specs and details for this wall supply.  But if you’re not able to find an original replacement adapter, any high power USB supply with a micro USB jack works … Continue reading Google Home Mini Power Adapter Specs