Set Honeywell Thermostat Temperature Limits on RTH9580WF

Honeywell WiFi thermostats offer several ways (at least) to cut your heating and cooling costs.  On the RTH9580WF, you can set these temp limits.  This allows you to control just how warm and how cool the t-stat will make the home.  In this post, we detail how to set Honeywell thermostat temperature limits on RTH9580WF … Continue reading Set Honeywell Thermostat Temperature Limits on RTH9580WF





How to Set Echo Studio Sleep Timer

The Amazon Echo Studio smart speaker provides a sleep timer that you set and cancel with your voice!  You use it by asking Alexa to play an internet radio station, podcast, flash briefing, or some other streaming service. Then, once the media is playing, you ask her play for just the time you say.   … Continue reading How to Set Echo Studio Sleep Timer





How to Set Permanent Hold on Honeywell Thermostat

Here, we cover how to set permanent hold on a typical Honeywell thermostat.  Now the permanent hold feature on many programmable thermostats allows the user to override scheduled temperature settings for an indefinite period.  In permanent hold, you can set the temperature manually, and have that setting remain until you release the hold.  On the … Continue reading How to Set Permanent Hold on Honeywell Thermostat





How to Set Sleep Timer on Google Mini

The Google Mini speakers features a sleep timer function that you can turn it on and off with voice requests! Sometimes they also refer to this timer as a music timer, radio timer, play timer, or podcast timer.  But no matter what you call it, it works the same for all these media sources.  Here, … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Google Mini





How to Set Sleep Timer on Google Home Speaker

The original Google Home smart speaker now features a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with voice commands! In this piece, we show how to set that sleep timer on the smart speaker, using voice commands. You first start your speaker playing content from an internet radio station, podcast, news source, or … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Google Home Speaker









How to Set Sleep Timer on Google Home Mini Speaker

All Google Home speakers now feature a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with voice requests! Sometimes they refer to this timer as a sleep timer, music timer, radio timer, or podcast timer.  But no matter what you call it, it works the same for all these media sources.  In this post, … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Google Home Mini Speaker





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





How to Set Up Spotify on Google Home Mini

If you’re a Spotify streaming service subscription holder, you can now listen to your playlists and request songs from the Spotify library to play on your Google Home Mini smart speaker. But the Mini will not play Spotify recordings until you set it up with a (free, at least) Spotify account. Indeed, with a few … Continue reading How to Set Up Spotify on Google Home Mini





How to Set Up Cortana App for Microsoft Invoke Speaker

If your mission is to set up a new Microsoft Invoke Cortana smart speaker from Harman Kardon, you’ll need either the PC, Android, or iOS version of the Cortana app running on a machine that’s on the same network as the one where the Invoke speaker will be hosted.  You must install and set up … Continue reading How to Set Up Cortana App for Microsoft Invoke Speaker