Unboxing a Brand New Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

Here, we demonstrate how to unpack a brand new Google Home Mini voice activated speaker.  Not many non intuitive steps here.  Just avoid opening the box bottom side up, so that the speaker inside does not fall out and become damaged as it hits the floor.  We also suggest unpacking any sensitive electronic device close … Continue reading Unboxing a Brand New Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



How to Change WiFi Network on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

You may experience Wi-Fi connection errors when booting your Google Home Mini smart speaker. Or, you may notice that your speaker device is not listed in the Google Home app. Both problems occur when the speaker is no longer linked to your Wi-Fi network, unless it is online (i.e. connected successfully to your network with … Continue reading How to Change WiFi Network on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



Does Google Home Mini Speaker Have Bluetooth Yet?

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



How to Pair Google Home Mini Speaker as a 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 2017. In this post, we show how to connect your tablet or phone to this speaker via Bluetooth, and transmit audio to the speaker for room-filling, surprisingly awesome sounding playback … Continue reading How to Pair Google Home Mini Speaker as a Bluetooth Speaker



How to Reboot the Google Chromecast Audio Receiver Device

You may wish to reboot your Google Chromecast Audio receiver if it exhibits unstable performance, becomes non responsive to cast requests, emits strange noises through the attached speakers, breaks up, chirps unexpectedly, or other oddities. Always try a Chromecast device restart first (described here), as this often clears up many problems, and avoids the unnecessary … Continue reading How to Reboot the Google Chromecast Audio Receiver Device



How to Reboot the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

You may wish to reboot your Google Home Mini smart speaker if it starts behaving erratically, becomes non responsive to questions and commands, 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 How to Reboot the Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



Google Home Mini Reset to Factory Default Settings

You may decide to sell or give your Google Home Mini smart speaker to another person. Or, maybe you want to link your Mini to a different Google account.   Then again, perhaps you desire to connect the Mini Google Home to a different Wi-Fi network. Well, to unlink this smart speaker from its current Google … Continue reading Google Home Mini Reset to Factory Default Settings



How to Pair Original Google Home Smart Speaker as a Bluetooth Speaker

The original Google Home smart speaker, pictured above, may now be used as a Bluetooth speaker due to firmware and Google Home app updates in 2017.  In this post, we illustrate how to connect your tablet or phone to this speaker via Bluetooth, and transmit audio to the speaker for room-filling, awesome sounding playback. We’d … Continue reading How to Pair Original Google Home Smart Speaker as a Bluetooth Speaker



Google Chromecast Audio Receiver USB Power Adapter Specs

The power adapter shipped with the Google Chromecast Audio receiver is a typical medium-current USB power supply, that features a female A style USB connector, as shown in the next picture. Google Chromecast Audio Receiver USB Power Adapter Specs The US version of this USB power supply sports a standard 120v two prong, non polarized … Continue reading Google Chromecast Audio Receiver USB Power Adapter Specs



Unboxing and Connecting Google Chromecast Audio Receiver

So in this piece, we show unboxing and connecting Google Chromecast Audio receiver. The Google Chromecast Audio receiver is a streaming audio media player.  It  acts as a line level audio output device for Chromecast enabled applications.  These apps run on phones, tablets, and desktop computers.  This Cast Audio receiver works as well as Bluetooth, … Continue reading Unboxing and Connecting Google Chromecast Audio Receiver