July 25, 2020
The Sonos Connect Amp: What it Does and How it Works

If you already have a Sonos home audio system, or even if you’re just starting to consider dipping your toe in, the Sonos Connect Amp is a tool you’ll want to consider. For larger homes, it can help you manage sound “zones” in an easy and streamlined way. And if you don’t have any Sonos […]

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July 17, 2020
How to Use Your Phone as a TV Remote

As you add home theater devices, you will likely experience an increase in remote controls as well. To help minimize the mess and confusion, several developers have created apps that give you full control over your TV from your smartphone. It's not exactly clear how all these apps work though. To connect your TV to […]

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July 7, 2020
How to Connect a Google Home Mini to a Soundbar

We've written on the blog before about how you can use your Goole Home Max as a full-on soundbar, but you can actually get a lot of that functionality from just a Google Home Mini. Even though Google Home Minis don't have any inputs, you can connect your Google Home Mini to your soundbar via […]

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May 31, 2020
How To Use Google Home Max As A Soundbar

The Google Home Max has taken off as a smart home device, and people have been loving that it's a step up from many other smart home devices. Since it's both a top-notch speaker and includes an aux output, you may be wondering if you can use your Google Home Max as a soundbar. To […]

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May 18, 2020
How to Connect an Echo Dot to a Soundbar

Since Echo Dots don't have the most powerful speakers, it's a great idea to connect to a high-quality external speaker like your soundbar to get a better sound experience when using your Echo Dot. Depending on your soundbar, you can connect the two devices via Bluetooth or through a standard 3.5 mm aux audio cable, […]

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April 4, 2020
How to Connect an Echo Dot to Soundbar

Whether you've had yours for a while or it's a new device, Echo Dots are popular smart home devices that come with Alexa and are made by Amazon—but they do lack in sound power. To amp up your Echo Dot's sound, it's a great idea to connect it to your soundbar for a higher quality […]

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December 8, 2018
How to Set Up a Logitech Harmony Hub - Configuration and Setup Guide

Ever wanted to control your television and other devices with your smartphone or tablet? Maybe even use Alexa or Google Assistant to control those same devices? Well, this is all possible by the Logitech Harmony Hub! Setting up the Logitech Harmony Hub is slightly confusing if you aren't technically inclined. There are many steps and lots […]

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