How to Program Evolution Digital Set Top Box Remote to Your TV

The local cable company distributes the Evolution HD adapter set top boxes throughout the area, and as such, we get gobs of questions and requests for help with setting up and troubleshooting the accompanying remote control.  Often one or more functions on the remote fail to work on the television.  Sometimes, the power button works … Continue reading How to Program Evolution Digital Set Top Box Remote to Your TV



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



How to Set the Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Dot Gen 2 Smart Speaker

The smaller Amazon Alexa Echo Dot Generation 2 smart speakers now provide a useful sleep timer function that you can command with your voice! Ask Alexa to play an internet radio station, podcast, flash briefing, or other streaming service. Then, once the broadcast is playing, ask her play for only as long as you wish, … Continue reading How to Set the Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Dot Gen 2 Smart Speaker



How to Set the Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 2 Smart Speaker

The generation 2 Amazon Alexa Echo smart speakers now provide a sleep timer function that you can set and cancel with your voice! You use it by asking Alexa to play an internet radio station, podcast, flash briefing, or some other streaming service. Then, once the media is playing, you ask her play the stream … Continue reading How to Set the Sleep Timer on Amazon Alexa Echo Gen 2 Smart Speaker



How to Set Up New Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker

While setting up a brand new or used Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana speaker involves numerous steps, none are very difficult.  Just focus on the current step you’re working on, and progress through this list.  We’ll do our best to keep it simple and straight forward, so that before you know it, you’ll have your Microsoft … Continue reading How to Set Up New Harman Kardon Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker



How to Install and Set Up Cortana App for Microsoft Invoke Smart Speaker

If your mission is to set up a new Microsoft Invoke Cortana smart speaker from Harman Kardon, you’ll need either the PC, Android, or iOS version of the Cortana app running on a machine that’s on the same network as the one where the Invoke speaker will be hosted.  You must install and set up … Continue reading How to Install and Set Up Cortana App for Microsoft Invoke Smart Speaker



How to Set Up Spotify on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

If you’re a Spotify streaming service subscription holder, you can now listen to your playlists and request songs from the Spotify library to play on your Google Home Mini smart speaker. However, the Mini will not play Spotify recordings until you link it up with a (free, at least) Spotify account. Indeed, with a few … Continue reading How to Set Up Spotify on Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



Honeywell Thermostat Not Reaching Set Temperature Troubleshooting

A Honeywell thermostat not reaching set temperature can occur for many reasons.   For example, poor thermostat placement, to a broken heating / cooling system.  Here, we discuss some of the reasons why this happens.  We then offer troubleshooting tips and fixes to solve these issues.  First, we look at what problems happen in the thermostat … Continue reading Honeywell Thermostat Not Reaching Set Temperature Troubleshooting



How to Set Honeywell Thermostat Temperature RTH9580WF

Most Honeywell digital smart thermostats these days allow you to set their current temperature right from the home screen.  These thermostats typically display the home screen by default, and unless the screen is locked, you can adjust the current temperature simply by touching the correct areas on the home screen.  If your thermostat screen goes … Continue reading How to Set Honeywell Thermostat Temperature RTH9580WF