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





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





Amazon Echo Spot Power Supply Specs, AC Adapter

Here we cover the Amazon Echo Spot power supply specs for the AC adapter cable wall plug included with this smart speaker. First, the US version of this cable has non folding AC prongs. It also has a six-foot long non detachable DC cord. Further, it’s light weight for its 15 watt power output. This plug … Continue reading Amazon Echo Spot Power Supply Specs, AC Adapter





AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa

Here, we give the AC adapter specs for Amazon Echo generation 1 Alexa speaker.  Now the US version of this power adapter has non folding AC prongs.  It has a six-foot long attached cord, and is quite light for its 21 watt power output.  It’s square yet modest width and height allows easy fitting into … Continue reading AC Adapter Specs for Amazon Echo Generation 1 Alexa





Instant Pot WiFi Buttons Guide, Button Meanings

The versatile Instant Pot smart pressure cooker now has a WiFi enabled version.  With this, you can control the pot remotely, from any place you have internet access.  The Instant Pot app supports adjustment of some pressure cooker functions.  However many others you can access only on the cooker’s front panel.  So with that in … Continue reading Instant Pot WiFi Buttons Guide, Button Meanings





How to Reset Instant Pot WiFi Pressure Cooker

Here’s our instructions on how to factory reset Instant Pot Smart WiFi electric pressure cooker.  Factory resetting restores this appliance to factory default state.   Often, factory resetting fixes any strange behaviors you might see occasionally on this Instant Pot.  Resetting to factory default settings also erases any WiFi network info stored in this cooker. This … Continue reading How to Reset Instant Pot WiFi Pressure Cooker