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





How to Set Sleep Timer on Original Google Home Speaker

The original Google Home smart speaker now features a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with voice commands! In this piece, we show how to set that sleep timer on the original Google Home smart speaker, using voice commands. You first start your speaker playing content from an internet radio station, podcast, … Continue reading How to Set Sleep Timer on Original Google Home Speaker





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





Google Home Power Supply Specs

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





Soft Scrub Original Cleanser Review

We’ve used the various versions of   Soft Scrub Original Cleanser   for decades, and have found it to be quite the versatile, effective but not terribly abrasive liquid cleaner. It’s easy on the skin, emits virtually no odors or fumes, and a single bottle has enough product to keep a bathtub clean for a year … Continue reading Soft Scrub Original Cleanser Review





How to Pair Google Home with Bluetooth Speaker

We cover here how to pair Google Home with a typical Bluetooth speaker. These instructions include the Google original, Mini, and Max Home speaker versions. Indeed, all them support pairing with wireless speakers, and this allows you to route sound that would normally play on the Google Home, to the wireless speaker!  Since this pairing … Continue reading How to Pair Google Home with Bluetooth Speaker





How to Pair JBL Xtreme with Google Home Speakers, Home Max Mini, 2019

We go over here how to Pair JBL Xtreme with Google Home speakers. These include the original, mini, and max Google Home versions. Since this pairing happens directly between the Xtreme and the Home Google speakers, there’s no need to turn Bluetooth on in the mobile device you’re using to create this pairing. How to … Continue reading How to Pair JBL Xtreme with Google Home Speakers, Home Max Mini, 2019





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





Where is the Reset Button on the Original Amazon Echo Smart Speaker

The reset button on the generation one (original) Amazon Echo smart speaker can be found on the underside of the unit, as pointed at by the purple arrow in the next picture.  The reset button is inside a small hole there. To actuate it, insert the end of a small to medium-sized paper clip.  Press … Continue reading Where is the Reset Button on the Original Amazon Echo Smart Speaker





How to Adjust Bass and Treble on Original Google Home Smart Speaker

The Google Home suite of smart speakers, including the first, original Google Home assistant speaker, now offer basic equalization controls (bass and treble), which you can adjust on a per speaker device basis via today’s Google Home app. You may set these controls as follows. 1. Bring up the Google Home App If you don’t … Continue reading How to Adjust Bass and Treble on Original Google Home Smart Speaker