HP DeskJet 3632 Printer Unboxing

Just purchased this HP DeskJet 3632 Printer for a customer.  Part of the 3630 All-In-One series of HP printers, we selected the 3632 because it can easily print documents and pictures wirelessly from mobile devices (tablets and phones). I’ve been charged with setting this up at her place, and the first part of doing that … Continue reading HP DeskJet 3632 Printer Unboxing



How to Connect Sharp Smart TV to Internet

Sharp Smart TVs can run apps, as a tablet or smart phone does; many of which require Internet access.  The Sharp Aquos high definition televisions for example, typically obtain that access via a Wi-Fi  wireless network. They must be connected to the internet in order for their smart features to function.  Thus, when you initially set up this HD TV, you … Continue reading How to Connect Sharp Smart TV to Internet



How to Reset Amazon Echo Gen 1 Speaker Back to Factory Default Settings

Note that if you’re just trying to correct strange behavior of the Amazon Echo speaker, a complete factory reset may be too drastic a measure because a full hard reset means that you’ll have to completely reconfigure your speaker to connect to your Wi-Fi network, which Amazon account it’s registered under, and several other settings … Continue reading How to Reset Amazon Echo Gen 1 Speaker Back to Factory Default Settings



How to Delete Alexa History, Voice Recordings

Each time you speak a request or command to your Alexa speaker, the virtual assistant records your voice and sends that up to Amazon servers in the cloud.  These recordings help the assistant “learn” your ways of talking (your accent, how you say specific words, et al) so that she grows better able to understand you over … Continue reading How to Delete Alexa History, Voice Recordings



How to Clean Anti Glare Glasses

We’ve worn eyeglasses with anti reflective coatings for over two decades, and have received advice from several optometrists about how best to clean them.  How to clean anti glare glasses is not difficult once you understand how to safely handle them, which cleaners work the most gently and safely, and which cleaning cloths scratch the least. All of … Continue reading How to Clean Anti Glare Glasses



How to Unlink Pandora from Original Google Home Smart Speaker

You may wish unlink (remove, delete) your Pandora account from a Google Home Speaker due to one or more of the following: You like different versions of music than what Pandora offers, and so, you temporarily wish to remove Pandora from your list of searchable music station sources.  Then, the streams you request will not be found … Continue reading How to Unlink Pandora from Original Google Home Smart Speaker



How to Delete Google Home Smart Speaker Voice Recording History

Each time you speak a request or command to your Google Home speaker, Google Home records your voice and sends that up to the Google Assistant service in the cloud. These recordings help the assistant “learn” your ways of talking (your accent, how you say specific words, et al) so that she grows better able to … Continue reading How to Delete Google Home Smart Speaker Voice Recording History



How to Clean a Stainless Steel Coffee Maker

We’ve brewed several tens of pots of coffee in our Farberware Electric Coffee Maker. We’ve found that without regular cleaning, this stainless steel appliance can become stained brown, and that unsightliness can be hard to take off if allowed to accumulate.  So, wanting to preserve that silver, new look as long as possible, we looked for procedures … Continue reading How to Clean a Stainless Steel Coffee Maker



How to Unlink Spotify from Google Home Speaker

Here, we cover how to unlink Spotify from Google Home speaker devices.  You may wish unlink (remove, delete) your Spotify account from a Google Home Speaker because either: You’ve cancelled your Spotify subscription, and just want to get rid of its remnants from your Google Home app settings, to minimize clutter. You’re giving the device to your parent, and wish to prevent him / … Continue reading How to Unlink Spotify from Google Home Speaker



How to Unlink Spotify from Alexa

You may wish unlink your Spotify account from an Alexa host device because, You’re giving an Echo Dot to your child, and wish to prevent him / her from listening to adult content on Spotify, yet still allow her access to other features of your Amazon Alexa account. You’ve cancelled your Spotify subscription, and just … Continue reading How to Unlink Spotify from Alexa