Logitech Squeezebox Boom Picture Gallery

Here we show pictures of our Logitech Squeezebox Boom Wi-Fi internet radio.  We’ve written about this receiver in other posts in this blog, and this photo album summarizes those posts, with pictures.   Look over these shots to get a comprehensive view of this device and its capabilities. Pictures Taken During Setup How the radio … Continue reading Logitech Squeezebox Boom Picture Gallery



How to Pair Victor Reader Trek with Google Home

The Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator, eBook player, podcatcher, and web radio can connect to most any Bluetooth speaker.  This allows listening to podcasts, books, recorded notes, and streaming internet radio through that speaker. We thus show here how to pair Victor Reader Trek with Google Home speakers that can act as Bluetooth speakers. How … Continue reading How to Pair Victor Reader Trek with Google Home



Bose Radio CD Player Review, Pros, Cons

This is a Bose radio CD player combo. This first version of this Bose Wave music system, acts like a more traditional high fidelity stereo component system.  Very similar in terms of performance, build, feature set, and price. Its performance, for its size, might shock even the most seasoned audiophile.  The small speakers make lots … Continue reading Bose Radio CD Player Review, Pros, Cons



Copying Digital Talking Books to NLS Player Cartridges

Questions: How do you burn to the NLS digital player blank cassettes?  How do you copy a new talking book onto a blank NLS cartridge? Answers follow.  Here we give instructions for copying digital talking books Tt NLS player cartridges from your computer that you downloaded from the BARD web site. Copying Digital Talking Books … Continue reading Copying Digital Talking Books to NLS Player Cartridges



Sony SMP-N200 Network Media Player Review

The Sony Network Media Player SMP-N200 gives access to the internet for old-style, not-smart TVs, and down-converts that content into standard definition format. This media box revs up the older dumb TVs, making them smart, and internet enabled. Now we owned this set top player now for roughly three years, and our experiences with it we … Continue reading Sony SMP-N200 Network Media Player Review



Sony DVP SR210P DVD Player Review

The Sony DVP-SR210P DVD player plays CDs, data disks with MP3 files, and can display pictures in JPEG format. It’s among the most inexpensive DVD players we’ve seen.  Yet it appears very well constructed; we’ve used a similar model (the HDMI version) for several years now without problems.  This player epitomizes a mature technology; one … Continue reading Sony DVP SR210P DVD Player Review



How to Hard Reset iPod Touch Apple Media Player

A hard reset of the iPod Touch restores all settings to default values.  Plus, you can reset the Touch without a computer. Here’s how. How to Hard Reset iPod Touch Instructions, Step by Step Note that doing so this way, does not erase any music from this player right away. Warning! But, restoring does schedule … Continue reading How to Hard Reset iPod Touch Apple Media Player



Victor Reader Stream New Generation Review

Humanware’s Victor Reader Stream New Generation audio book and text file reader, has some seriously extended capabilities as compared to the original Victor Reader Stream. In short, this second generation Victor Reader e reader has been Internet enabled.  Not only can it connect to the Internet via WiFi to download new firmware updates, but it  … Continue reading Victor Reader Stream New Generation Review



How to Reset iPod Video Apple Player to Default Settings

Gives reset iPod Video instructions for this Apple 5th gen player.  Restoring most audio, video, and system settings to factory default values, you can do without a computer. Note though that a reset without a computer, does not erase any music right away.  But it does set up for a file purge when you next … Continue reading How to Reset iPod Video Apple Player to Default Settings



How to Restore iPod Nano 3rd Gen Player

You can partially restore iPod Nano 3rd gen media player without iTunes.  This does the following. It restores most audio, video, and system settings to factory default values. Indeed, you can do this without a computer. Note though that this routine does not erase any music, video, or playlist files on your Nano.  These files … Continue reading How to Restore iPod Nano 3rd Gen Player