Unboxing and Connecting The Amazon Echo Generation 2 Smart Speaker

Pretty simple packaging for the Amazon Echo Generation 2 Alexa smart speaker. Very easy to unbox, power up, and prepare it for setup, as we’ll, demonstrate next. For our vision impaired and blind readers, this improved version of the Alexa enabled Amazon Echo speaker comes in a turquois box, with pictures of the device on … Continue reading Unboxing and Connecting The Amazon Echo Generation 2 Smart Speaker



Unboxing a Brand New Google Home Mini Smart Speaker

Here, we demonstrate how to unpack a brand new Google Home Mini voice activated speaker.  Not many non intuitive steps here.  Just avoid opening the box bottom side up, so that the speaker inside does not fall out and become damaged as it hits the floor.  We also suggest unpacking any sensitive electronic device close … Continue reading Unboxing a Brand New Google Home Mini Smart Speaker



Demo of Unboxing the Microsoft Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker

Harman Kardon really packed their Microsoft Invoke voice activated speaker quite well in the original carton.  In this demonstration, we explain how to safely unbox the speaker, as well as the included documentation and power adapter accessory.  See the next picture for a view of our Invoke speaker, still in the sealed box, in the … Continue reading Demo of Unboxing the Microsoft Invoke Cortana Smart Speaker



Unboxing the Samsung Galazy J7 Sky Pro Tracfone Smart Phone

We received the Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro Smart Phone this week from the QVC home shopping network, and as avid Tracfone enthusiasts, we were thrilled to finally upgrade our Tracfone service to a smart Android-based cell phone.  This device sports a 5.5-inch HD screen, runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), offers two cameras (the front-facing 5 … Continue reading Unboxing the Samsung Galazy J7 Sky Pro Tracfone Smart Phone



Unboxing and Connecting Google Chromecast Audio Receiver

The Google Chromecast Audio receiver is a streaming audio media player, that acts as a line level audio output device for Chromecast enabled applications on phones, tablets, and desktop computers.  While Bluetooth is not supported currently, this wireless media receiver is about as useful in that so many streaming apps on Android, iOS, PC, and … Continue reading Unboxing and Connecting Google Chromecast Audio Receiver



HP DeskJet 3632 Printer Unboxing

Just purchased this HP DeskJet 3632 Printer for a customer.  Part of the 3630 All-In-One series of HP printers, we selected the 3632 because it can easily print documents and pictures wirelessly from mobile devices (tablets and phones). I’ve been charged with setting this up at her place, and the first part of doing that … Continue reading HP DeskJet 3632 Printer Unboxing



Unboxing Original Google Home Voice Activated Speaker

Not difficult packaging for the Google Home voice activated speaker.  Very simple to unbox, power up, and make ready  for setup. For our vision impaired and blind readers, the Google Home smart speaker comes in a solid, heavy box that slides apart into two pieces, with a picture of the unit on the front, as pictured next.  The front and sides are white … Continue reading Unboxing Original Google Home Voice Activated Speaker