How to Turn Off JBL Boombox 1 BT Speaker

We explain how to turn off the JBL Boombox 1 BT speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that they prominently position on the unit so it’s easy to find.  Indeed, this powerful speaker is no exception to this, as we find its Power button on the top button panel to the left … Continue reading How to Turn Off JBL Boombox 1 BT Speaker



How to Turn Off JBL Charge 5 Portable Speaker

We explain how to turn off the JBL Charge 5 BT speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that they prominently position on the unit so it’s easy to find.  Indeed, this portable speaker is no exception to this pattern, as we find its Power button on the side button panel to the … Continue reading How to Turn Off JBL Charge 5 Portable Speaker



How to Charge Sony SRS XB22 Portable Speaker

This piece covers how to charge the Sony SRS XB22 BT speaker. Do this easily through the micro USB power in port, shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB22 as it recharges, without raising the charging time by a whole lot. First, pick a powerful enough USB adapter, as … Continue reading How to Charge Sony SRS XB22 Portable Speaker



Fixing Noisy Portable Fan Heaters

We’ve dealt with noisy portable fan heaters for three decades in many dwellings.  We had them in our bedrooms, third floor finished attic rooms, and drafty condos.  So fixing noisy portable fan heaters became a topic of high interest for us.  We wanted to learn how to fix them  for better sleep, better mood, and higher grades … Continue reading Fixing Noisy Portable Fan Heaters



How to Reset Flip 5 Portable Speaker

Explains how to reset the  Flip 5 speaker to return it to default settings.  Resetting erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory.  Clearing these stops it from pairing to any nearby BT devices after the reset.  Also, you might reset this Flip to prepare it for sale or re gifting, or to stop … Continue reading How to Reset Flip 5 Portable Speaker



Pairing Victor Reader Trek with JBL Clip 3

The Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator, eBook player, pod catcher, and internet radio now can pair to the JBL Clip 3 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 Pairing Victor Reader Trek with JBL Clip 3



JBL Flip 3 Review of this Bluetooth Speaker

In this piece, we review the JBL Flip 3 Bluetooth speaker.  We cover this wireless splash proof model’s performance, and accessories.  This JBL speaker sounds none too shabby, and goes pretty loud besides. Plus, even at top volume, the built-in rechargeable battery lasts up to ten hours of play per full charge. The only big … Continue reading JBL Flip 3 Review of this Bluetooth Speaker



JBL Flip 4 Review of this Waterproof Speaker

In this piece, we review the JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker.  First, we cover this portable waterproof speaker’s performance, and accessories.  This JBL BT speaker sounds great and goes pretty loud. Plus, even when playing at top volume, the built-in rechargeable battery lasts up to twelve hours per charge. The only major drawback we saw … Continue reading JBL Flip 4 Review of this Waterproof Speaker



How to Charge JBL Flip 2 Speakers

Here, we cover how to charge JBL Flip 2 portable Bluetooth speakers.  Indeed, you can charge JBL Flip 2 wireless speakers easily through their exposed USB charge ports. To summarize: First, select an adequate USB power adapter. Why this? Because the Flip 2 does not come with this standard. Plus, the Flip 2 needs a … Continue reading How to Charge JBL Flip 2 Speakers



How to Safely Use Portable Space Heaters

Portable space heaters are quite affordable these days.  So they are popular among college students in cold dorms. Apartment dwellers love them too.  Also, homeowners that haven’t yet insulating all their rooms use them as well. So with these units so popular, and how dangerous they can be if misused, we discuss here how to … Continue reading How to Safely Use Portable Space Heaters