How to Recover a Hard Drive that is Clicking

Keeping a large audio library built over fifteen years, we’re quite anal about keeping current backups. That’s your first, best strategy for how to recover a hard drive that is clicking!  Hopefully, you’ve made recent backups of the HDD before it began clicking. Indeed, backup drives enable us to quickly replace clicking hard disk drives … Continue reading How to Recover a Hard Drive that is Clicking



How to Adjust Volume on JBL Clip 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

There are a few ways for how to adjust volume on JBL Clip 3 Bluetooth speaker. These depend on the app(s) you’re playing from mostly. Many apps provide volume adjustment controls. But this JBL speaker itself has two buttons for volume control as well. Find these (the + and -) buttons on its top side. … Continue reading How to Adjust Volume on JBL Clip 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker



How to Charge JBL Clip 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speakers

You can charge JBL Clip 3 wireless Bluetooth speakers conveniently via the hidden USB charge port. Here, we go over how to charge JBL Clip 3 wireless Bluetooth speakers. In short: First, select an adequate USB charging adapter. Why this? Because the Clip 3 does not come with this as a standard accessory. Next, connect … Continue reading How to Charge JBL Clip 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speakers



How to Reboot Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro TracFone Android Phone

In this piece, we run though how to reboot Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro TracFone Android phone. You might do this to fix strange behaviors on this smart phone, or to answer the weekly prompts to restart it to maintain reliable operation. There’s no Reboot button built into the Sky Pro. So rebooting it is … Continue reading How to Reboot Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro TracFone Android Phone



How to Restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android Phone

In this piece, we run though how to restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android phone. You might do this to fix strange behaviors on this smart phone, or to answer the weekly prompts to restart it to maintain reliable operation.  There’s no physical Restart button on the Sky Pro. So restarting it is … Continue reading How to Restart TracFone Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Android Phone



How to Install SD Card in Samsung Galaxy J7 TracFone Sky Pro Smart Phone

You can add up to 128 GB more internal storage (memory) to your Samsung J7 Galaxy smart phone. The added storage space allows you to store lots of music, movies, video, or documents on your phone.  So here, we demonstrate how to install SD card in Samsung Galaxy J7 TracFone smart phone.  This is an … Continue reading How to Install SD Card in Samsung Galaxy J7 TracFone Sky Pro Smart Phone



How to Pair Victor Reader Trek with JBL Flip 4 Wireless Speaker

The Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator, eBook player, pod catcher, and internet radio now can pair to the JBL Flip 4 wireless speaker.  We listen to talking books and old time radio shows often on our Flip by way of the VRT.  So yes, this Bluetooth speaker pairing allows you to listen to podcasts, books, … Continue reading How to Pair Victor Reader Trek with JBL Flip 4 Wireless Speaker



Set Honeywell Thermostat Temperature Limits on RTH9580WF WiFi Thermostat, How To

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 WiFi Thermostat, How To



Honeywell Thermostat Not Heating Up, How to Fix

A Honeywell thermostat not heating up your home can happen for many reasons. Poor thermostat placement, to a broken heating system. Here, we list some of these causes. We then offer troubleshooting techniques and repair hints to solve these heating issues. First, we look at what might go wrong in the Honeywell thermostat itself. Then … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Not Heating Up, How to Fix



How to Pair JBL Flip 4 with Google Home Speakers, Original, Mini, and Max

This post demonstrates how to pair JBL Flip 4 with Google Home speakers. These include the original, mini, and max Google Home versions. Since this pairing happens between the Flip 4 and the Google speakers directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to establish this pairing. How to Pair … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Flip 4 with Google Home Speakers, Original, Mini, and Max