Finding JBL Charge 3 Firmware Version

Here, we show how finding JBL Charge 3 firmware version is done on this Bluetooth speaker. Now you may wish to know the exact version number, while troubleshooting speaker connection and other problems.  Thus, to get the release info of the firmware installed on your Charge 3, you’ll need a mobile device with Bluetooth, the … Continue reading Finding JBL Charge 3 Firmware Version



Google Home Speaker Review, Features, Functions

Launched in November of 2016, the Google Home smart speaker is a Wi-Fi enabled smart 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 Speaker Review, Features, Functions



How to Factory Reset JBL Speaker

We describe here how to factory reset most any JBL speaker, for returning these Bluetooth speakers to their default factory settings. Factory resetting restores these units to their default settings. It also clears any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from the speaker’s memory. Moreover, clearing old settings halts these speakers from pairing to any nearby active … Continue reading How to Factory Reset JBL Speaker



JBL Go 2 Review of this Portable Mini Speaker

In this piece, we offer our JBL Go 2 portable Bluetooth speaker review, features list, and specs. We cover this metal grill speaker’s performance, usability, and accessories. The JBL Go 2nd Gen sounds quite clear and loud for its size. One gotcha  though.  Not much really deep bass from this speaker. Yet it has more … Continue reading JBL Go 2 Review of this Portable Mini Speaker



How to Pause Google Home Mini

You can pause or play of the Google Home Mini talking smart speaker by touching it as follows. You might pause it to stop it from playing audio when ready for bed or when taking a phone call. When paused, the speaker waits indefinitely for you to resume it.  But it forgets the paused content … Continue reading How to Pause Google Home Mini



How to Put JBL Boombox in Pairing Mode

To pair the Boombox JBL speaker with a Bluetooth source device for the first time, or to refresh the connection information stored on that device, you must know how to launch pairing mode on this speaker.  Further, in this mode, the JBL Boombox sends its Bluetooth name and current linkage info on the BT airwaves.  … Continue reading How to Put JBL Boombox in Pairing Mode



JBL Charge 5 Specs and Features

The Charge 5 JBL speaker sounds HUGE, and plays strong enough to saturate outside parties with ponderous sounding response. Thus, as we find in the JBL Charge 5 specs below, it offers substantially more bass output than models in the JBL Flip family.  So this is a certain advance from Flip. Plus, even when playing … Continue reading JBL Charge 5 Specs and Features



How to Factory Reset Amazon Echo Dot

The Amazon Echo Dot talking speakers need a reset every so often. This restores them to out-of-box, factory default state. Factory resetting them also fixes many weird behaviors they might show. So here, we tell you how to factory reset Amazon Echo Dot smart speakers. Why? Because also, it prepares them for sale to another … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Amazon Echo Dot



How to Charge JBL Clip 2 Bluetooth Speaker

You can charge JBL Clip 2 wireless Bluetooth speakers conveniently via the hidden USB charge port. Here, we run through how to charge the JBL Clip 2 speaker for these beach-ready wireless speakers. In short: First, select an powerful enough USB charging adapter. Why this? Because JBL does not include this with the Clip 2 … Continue reading How to Charge JBL Clip 2 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Pair Victor Reader Trek with JBL Flip 4

The Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator, eBook player, pod catcher, and internet radio now can pair to the JBL Flip 4 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 How to Pair Victor Reader Trek with JBL Flip 4