How to Clean Washing Machine with Bleach

Bleach is probably the most effective liquid to use to clean and disinfect any front or top loading washing machine.  Even in small amounts, chlorine bleach virtually guarantees the halt of bacterial growths that lead eventually to a smelly washer. So this post covers how to clean a typical washing machine with bleach.  Details how … Continue reading How to Clean Washing Machine with Bleach



How to Change Alexa Name to Jarvis

Here we answer the question: How to change Alexa name to Jarvis? You can indeed change the name that the Amazon Alexa enabled speakers respond to when you say it.  But you can’t change it to Jarvis.  Currently, there are only four choices for the name that an Alexa speaker responds to, and those are, … Continue reading How to Change Alexa Name to Jarvis



How to Connect to Wonderboom Bluetooth Speaker

This post shows how to connect to a Wonderboom BT speaker from typical Bluetooth enabled devices like Android phones and tablets, and Apple iPods, iPads, and iPhones. Start with your speaker powered OFF (all dark LEDs). Then, follow along to connect to it.  In this demonstration, we show how this connect works on an iPad … Continue reading How to Connect to Wonderboom Bluetooth Speaker



How to Reset Amazon Smart Plug

You may need to reset an Amazon Smart Plug to restore correct operation should it stop answering Alexa commands coming from either your Echo smart speaker or the Alexa app. Or, perhaps you want to change the WiFi network and / or password to which this smart plug connects.  In either case a reset will … Continue reading How to Reset Amazon Smart Plug



How to Reset Echo Studio Speaker

Here, we show how to factory reset the Echo Studio speaker, to put it back to factory default settings.  You may wish reset to prepare the unit to sell or give the to another.  Or, to link it to a new Alexa account.  Or, to connect it to a new WiFi network.  In all these … Continue reading How to Reset Echo Studio Speaker



How to Connect 2 Wonderboom Speakers

This piece explains how to connect 2 Wonderboom speakers, so that they both play the same audio program from a paired and streaming source Bluetooth device.  In this demo, we use one Wonderboom 1, and one Wonderboom 2 speaker to show how connecting them together in this way works.  You can indeed connect two Wonderboom … Continue reading How to Connect 2 Wonderboom Speakers



Wonderboom Battery Level, How to Check

Covers how to check battery level on the Wonderboom Bluetooth speaker, and also, how to know if the battery is degrading over time. How to Check Wonderboom Battery Level 1. First, Turn ON the Wonderboom  You won’t be able to read battery charge status unless the speaker is ON. To turn on the speaker, press … Continue reading Wonderboom Battery Level, How to Check



How to Factory Reset Chromecast Audio

Here, we show how to factory reset the Chromecast Audio receiver.  Factory resetting restores this streaming audio device to factory default settings.   Often, doing this fixes strange behaviors you might see from the unit.  Factory resetting also erases any WiFi network info stored on the Chromecast Audio, and ensures that it will not connect to … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Chromecast Audio



How to Clean a Blu Ray Disc for Best Play

We’ve played CDs and DVDs for many years, and now, we’ve gotten into the blu ray disc craze. Media discs become soiled or damaged from the same dirt sources.  These include oily fingerprints, dust, and scratches.  Further, all kinds of data discs need the same gentle cleaning.  Proper cleaning can restore them to their brand … Continue reading How to Clean a Blu Ray Disc for Best Play



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