How to Factory Reset Amazon Smart Plug

You may need to hard factory reset an Amazon Smart Plug to restore proper operation should it stop responding to Alexa commands coming from either your Echo smart speaker or the Alexa app. Or, perhaps you’d like to change the WiFi network and / or password to which this smart plug connects.  In either case … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Amazon Smart Plug





How to Reconnect Alexa to WiFi, Reconnecting Amazon Alexa Smart Speakers to Wireless Network

How to reconnect Alexa to WiFi and the internet? Well, to do that you must enter the smart speaker into Alexa Setup mode first. There, you choose the wireless network you’d like to have the speaker reconnect with, via the Alexa app. You can do this on either your desktop computer or mobile device. Now … Continue reading How to Reconnect Alexa to WiFi, Reconnecting Amazon Alexa Smart Speakers to Wireless Network





How to Connect Gosund Mini Smart Plug to Alexa

When you connect your Gosund Mini Smart Plug to Alexa, you get many more features than when you just connect the plug to the Gosund app.  Indeed you get the ability to turn the plug on and off with voice commands if you also have an Alexa speaker.  Plus, you get advanced scheduling features, including … Continue reading How to Connect Gosund Mini Smart Plug to Alexa





Gosund Mini WiFi Outlet Setup Instructions

Here we detail Gosund Mini WiFi Outlet setup instructions.  In short, you plug it in, create a Gosund account, and finally, connect the plug to your WiFi network. Once all that is done, you can turn the plug on and off in the Gosund app from anywhere in the world that has internet.  You may … Continue reading Gosund Mini WiFi Outlet Setup Instructions





Reset Gosund Mini Smart Plug, Hard Factory Reset

You may need to hard factory reset Gosund Mini Smart Plug to restore proper operation should it stop responding to Alexa or Google Home commands coming from either your smart speaker or the apps. Or, maybe you want to change the WiFi network and / or password to which this WiFi socket connects.  In either … Continue reading Reset Gosund Mini Smart Plug, Hard Factory Reset





Google Home Smart Speaker Review, 2019 Update

Launched in November of 2016, the Google Home smart speaker is a Wi-Fi enabled intelligent speaker, that acts as the front end for Google’s virtual assistant service.  The Home can “hear” your spoken questions and commands, and can speak the answers back to and perform tasks for you. It’s also an internet radio that can … Continue reading Google Home Smart Speaker Review, 2019 Update





Echo Dot Reset Button, Where Is It

Where is the Echo Dot reset button?  Well, the answer depends on which Dot you’re asking about. Gen 1 Echo Dot Reset Button Location First off, on the 1st generation Echo Dot, find this button on the under side (the bottom) of the unit.  Specifically, the Amazon page Reset Your Amazon Echo or Echo Dot … Continue reading Echo Dot Reset Button, Where Is It





Do You Need Amazon Prime to Use Echo Speakers

Do you need Amazon Prime to use Echo speakers?  Well, you cannot play music from Amazon Prime Music without a Prime package. But even without Prime, the Alexa speakers can play several other media sources. Do You Need Amazon Prime to Use Echo Smart Speakers You do not need Amazon Prime to to get much … Continue reading Do You Need Amazon Prime to Use Echo Speakers





Google Home Vs Alexa Smart Speaker Features

The age of smart speaker virtual assistants is here. Indeed, the competition is hot currently. Vendors want to create the most useful features as fast as they.  As a result, the Google Home and Amazon Alexa speakers, with their machine learning, grow smarter all the time.  The cloud hardware for them is growing faster too. … Continue reading Google Home Vs Alexa Smart Speaker Features





Echo Dot 2 Power Adapter Specs, Alexa 2nd Gen Dot

We cover the AC power adapter specs for Amazon Alexa Echo Dot 2 smart speaker here.  It is an often seen medium-current USB switching power supply.  The detachable cord has a female A style USB connector with the usual USB wattage. See it in the next picture. The US version of this USB power supply … Continue reading Echo Dot 2 Power Adapter Specs, Alexa 2nd Gen Dot