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! Moreover, 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.  So in … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Google Home Mini Speaker



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 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 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



How to Set Up Invoke Speaker via Cortana App

While setting up a brand new or used Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana speaker involves numerous steps, none are very hard.  Just focus on the current step you’re working on, and progress through this list.  In this post, we list the procedure we used for how to set up Invoke speaker.  We’ll do our best to … Continue reading How to Set Up Invoke Speaker via Cortana App



How to Set Up Google Home Speaker

This post how to set up the original Google Home speaker on your home WiFi network and how to access the speaker from the Google Home app. How to Set Up Google Home Speaker: What You’ll Need First A WiFi internet Connection None of the Google Home devices that we know of has an Ethernet … Continue reading How to Set Up Google Home Speaker



How to Set Honeywell Thermostat Temperature Offset

In this piece, we discuss how to set Honeywell thermostat temperature offset. We also talk about the problems that may result due to wrong offset temp setting.  First we define what the indoor temperature offset adjustment on a thermostat is.  Then we show how to set it on the Honeywell RTH9580WF smart thermostat.  Finally, we … Continue reading How to Set Honeywell Thermostat Temperature Offset



How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Dot

The smaller Amazon Alexa Echo Dot Generation 2 smart speakers now provide a useful sleep timer function that you can command with your voice!  To use it, you first ask Alexa to play a radio station, podcast, flash briefing, or other streaming service. Then, once the broadcast is playing, ask her play for only as … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Dot



How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1

The original (first) Amazon Alexa Generation One Echo smart speakers now provide a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with your voice! Here, we show using voice commands, how to set sleep timer on the Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1 smart speaker. The Alexa sleep timer works by asking Alexa to play … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1



How to Set Honeywell Thermostat Temperature Limits

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 How to Set Honeywell Thermostat Temperature Limits