Pairing JBL Charge 3 with Google Home Smart Speakers, Original, Mini, and Max, How To Instructions

This post demonstrates how pairing JBL Charge 3 with Google Home smart speakers works. These include the original, mini, and max Google Home versions. Since this pairing happens between the Charge 3 and the Google speakers directly, you need not turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to establish this pairing. Pairing JBL … Continue reading Pairing JBL Charge 3 with Google Home Smart Speakers, Original, Mini, and Max, How To Instructions



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



How to Factory Reset Google Home Original Speaker

You can reset all of the smart speakers in the Google Home family. These include the Original Google Home, the Mini, and the Max. Thus, reset any of these to restore proper operation. This readies the speakers for transfer to another person.  Here, we show how to factory reset google home original speaker in the … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Google Home Original Speaker



AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Victor Reader Stream 303 Talking Book Player

The power adapter shipped with the original Victor Reader Stream model 303 talking book player is a typical five volt switching power supply, that features a male barrel style power connector on one end of a thick, six foot, non detachable cord.  The US version of this power supply sports a standard 120v AC two … Continue reading AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Victor Reader Stream 303 Talking Book Player



Google Home Power Supply Specs for the Original Google Home Smart Speaker

We discuss the US version of the Google Home power supply for the first Google Home smart speaker below.  This supply has non folding AC prongs.   It’s flat “ribbon” cord, six feet long, and very durable.  Plus, this supply is lightweight for its 33 watt power output size. It’s a typical cube shape.  Yet it’s … Continue reading Google Home Power Supply Specs for the Original Google Home Smart Speaker



Amazon Echo Gen 1 Speaker Picture Gallery

We’ve taken many pictures of the Amazon Echo gen 1 smart speaker, and its power plug, for the various posts we’re writing about this smart speaker.  We’ve placed all those photos here in this post, for quick and easy viewing. The Amazon Echo Gen 1 Speaker, Playing a Song First, this speaker is a tall … Continue reading Amazon Echo Gen 1 Speaker Picture Gallery



AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa Smart Speaker

The US version of the power adapter for the Amazon Alexa Generation 1 Echo smart speaker discussed here, features non retracting AC prongs, a six-foot long permanently attached cord, and is surprisingly light weight for its 21 watt power delivery capacity.  It’s typical square yet modest width and height allows easy fitting into a standard … Continue reading AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa Smart Speaker



How to Change Wi-Fi Network on Original Google Home Smart Speaker, Updated for 2018

You may experience Wi-Fi connection errors when booting your original Google Home speaker. Or, the smart speaker does not show as connected in the Google Home app. Both problems occur when the speaker is no longer linked to your Wi-Fi network. These situations can occur if you’ve changed your Wi-Fi network name (SSID) or network … Continue reading How to Change Wi-Fi Network on Original Google Home Smart Speaker, Updated for 2018



How to Set the Sleep Timer on Original Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1 Smart Speaker

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! The Alexa sleep timer works by asking Alexa to play an internet radio station, podcast, flash briefing, or some other streaming service. Then, once the media is streaming, you ask … Continue reading How to Set the Sleep Timer on Original Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 1 Smart Speaker



How to Set the Sleep Timer on the Original Google Home Smart Speaker

The original Google Home smart speaker now features a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with voice commands! You first start your speaker playing content from an internet radio station, podcast, news source, or some other streaming service. Then, you ask Google Home to play the stream for only as long as … Continue reading How to Set the Sleep Timer on the Original Google Home Smart Speaker