Using a second monitor is great for multitasking, especially if you tend to max out your computer's brain power on tons of simultaneously running apps that you want to see, well, simultaneously. That second screen becomes more like a lifesaver. But, as I always say—with all t ...more
Android comprises an entire ecosystem of apps, games, functions, and features, so it would only make sense that it has its own lexicon. Words, phrases, and acronyms that didn't exist ten years ago are now used in an off-the-cuff style by developers and support technicians acro ...more
LG has really made their new G3 handset something to drool over. The hardware and software behind it can be considered as good, or even better than most flagships out there, and it has left me second guessing my decision to stick with the M8. Just kidding, I love this thing, ...more
While rooting your Galaxy Note 2 certainly has its advantages—everything from increasing security to relieving the Power button of its duties—it's definitely not for everyone. Whether you're concerned about voiding your warranty or just really like your stock device, rooting ...more
In this video tutorial, anyone who owns a Droid smartphone can learn how to better navigate their home screen. With this Droid phone tips, you'll be able to maximize your time and create shortcuts to your most used applications. The Droid's home screen in much like a computer' ...more
Ever been warned that sitting too close to the TV might damage your eyesight? It won't. That probably won't stop this electronic View-Master from giving your poor mother a heart attack, however. Tuttle of Hacker Consortium writes, "[The toy has] 2 Colby 1.5 inch digital key ...more
Dust is everywhere. Here are some novel ways to remove it. You Will Need * A slice of bread * Fabric softener * A car window ice scraper * A vacuum with a soft brush attachment * An old shaving brush, flannel sheets, or a chamois cloth * Two wet socks (optional) * 1 c. warm wa ...more
Driven creatures undermining the very structure of your life – it might sound like a sci-fi flick, but it's all too real when these pests go after your home. Watch this video to learn how to deal with termites. You Will Need * Elastomeric caulk * 6-mil polyethylene plastic s ...more
Don’t know your LCD from your A-S-S? We’re going to fix that. Learn how to choose the right flat screen for you with this Howcast guide. Flat screens are pricey, so make sure you know what you're doing. You Will Need * Patience * Paper and pen * And time to shop Step 1: Cons ...more
It's an ongoing saga, and it's on the verge of ruining one of the most anticipated smartphone releases this year: LG's new POLED displays certainly seem to have a few issues. But the biggest issue of them all — an apparent susceptibility to screen burn-in — may not be the prob ...more
To celebrate the release of Spider-Man: Homecoming and to advertise Dell's newest gaming laptop, Dell and Sony Pictures teamed up to create a live game in Times Square. Simply walk through the tourist hotspot to unlock the game and help Peter Parker save the day. Two digital ...more
If you think phablets are too big to be smartphones, and not big enough to be tablets, then you're going to love what's coming next. A report from ETNews in South Korea claims that Samsung plans to begin mass-producing bendable displays by the end of this year, with the inten ...more
One of the best things about Android phones is that they are much more readily customizable when compared to the iPhone, but for newcomers and recent iOS defectors, Android can be a bit overwhelming. Getting familiar with the many widgets, multiple home screens, and tons of o ...more
How To : Get the Windows 8 Desktop and Start Screen (Or Taskbar and Start Screen) on the Same Display
I've been using Windows 8 for a few months now, and it's definitely not as terrible as some people say, but it definitely isn't as revolutionary as the big wigs at Microsoft had hoped for. The new Metro interface is great to look at, but having to switch back and forth betwee ...more
You can customize the seven home screens on the HTC Droid Incredible cell phone by adding widgets, changing the live wallpaper, and creating scenes to fit your lifestyle. Live wallpapers move and respond to your touch and changing scenes is a quick way to match the Incredible ...more
Sometimes the background you're using in a photograph doesn't quite match up with your subject and you want something different to highlight whatever you're photographing. There's where Photoshop and/or green screens come in. In this video, Keith Trainor - Event and Social Ph ...more
Having serious hardware problems with you computer? Unexplained blue screens or crashes? Updating your system BIOS can help resolve this problem. The Lab Rats, Andy Walker and Steve Carruthers show you how.
This is a great tutorial for commercial photographers because it will show you the steps needed to replace a monitor display within an image. Basically, lcd computer screens when photographed, often dont show their screen image, and this tutorial will show you how to replace it!
The process of changing your iPod touch, iPad, or iPhone unlock slider is a little lengthy, but is easy if you watch this step-by-step guide. Once your iOS device has been jailbroken, you'll need to install the 'Winterboard' app and have access to photo editing software such a ...more
Wondering how all of these videos of people's screens get made? Here's a video of someone's screen with the answer. Learn how to download and install CamStudio to capture video of your screen without using a camera, and then start making videos!
A liquid layout will change size as the browser also changes size. It's a good layout to use if you're trying to design a website that can be read on many different size screens and browsers. Here's how you can implement a liquid layout in three minutes.
This tutorial shows you how to add some more functionality to the clips on your iMovie films. Create custom title screens by adding logos, transparent images and watermarks to your videos using this versatile and powerful movie editing software for Mac.
LCD screens are great to have on your digital cameras or other devices until they break. DOH! Don't pay tons of money to fix it when you can do it yourself after watching this video. It will show you how to replace the LCD screen on a Nikon Coolpix L18 or I20, getting your cam ...more
Wish you could respec your character in Dragon Age: Origins? Actually, you can! There's a glitch you can use when you're leveling up your character that can let you respend already spent points by switching back and forth between the screens. See how!
Transition between different screens in Adobe Flash CS3 animations. Using simple shapes, this tutorial shows you the techniques you can use to set up transitions by using labelled buttons, layers, the timeline and motion tweens for your next Adobe Flash animation project.
Staring at computer screens all day means that Americans have worse eyes than ever before. If you want to help our eyes last longer, there are food you can eat to help. This video will give you tips for foods to eat to maintain healthy eyes and good vision.
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In this clip, learn how to access the super secret menus on your iPod Nano, 4th generation. These menus are full of options and different goodies to hack and in this clip, learn how to make your phone go crazy with funky color screens. This hack is super easy and won't harm yo ...more
Mocha is a cool new piece of software that is included in the After Effects CS4 bundle. Mocha is a planer tracking system that works as an assistant when doing things like creating and adjusting screens. See how to use Mocha in this After Effects CS4 tutorial and make tracking ...more
This is how to use Sony Vegas to create the look that a lot of music videos use where it appears that there are multiple screens or a grid is placed over it.
Lego Mindstorms NXT robots are capable of displaying images, text and/or feedback on their screens. To get them to do this you have to learn how to program display blocks in the NXT programming environment. Program display blocks in the Lego Mindstorms system. Click through to ...more
TV scan lines are soon to be a thing of the past as Catheo Ray Tube type televisions are replaced with Plasma and LCD screens. That said, for any of you who may for some strange reason MISS the CRT scan lines, this tutorial will show you how to create them on an image using Ph ...more
"Hack" an 8G iPod by accessing its hidden menu screens and modes. Hack an iPod. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
News : India Telecom Giant Reliance Jio Partners with Startup Tesseract to Bring Augmented Reality Headsets to the Home
We already know that major players like Magic Leap have been planting the seeds of augmented reality for mainstream consumers through wireless partnerships with AT&T, NTT Docomo, SK Telecom. But now, one of India's leading telecom companies has joined forces with a much lesse ...more
It's a magical time of year for basketball fans, with the NCAA Tournament in full swing and NBA frontrunners in the midst of their push to clinch spots in the playoffs. To capitalize on the season, Magic Leap is making its own push, highlighting new features in the NBA app fo ...more
News junkies who own the Magic Leap One received some good news on Thursday, as CNN has published an app for the headset to display the network's news coverage in augmented reality. Available immediately, the CNN app carries live news, on-demand programming, and digital exclu ...more
Yesterday, I talked about what I think is the most immediately mainstream-friendly app on the Magic Leap One is (Screens), and now we'll touch upon the runner-up: Helio. In short, Helio is how Magic Leap One users can browse the web in augmented reality, something we've seen ...more
In the wake of the smoke from the meticulously orchestrated launch of Magic Leap One, the company has revealed what "leapers" can expect to experience via Lumin OS when their devices arrive between now and the end of the year. Among the core applications of the Lumin OS are t ...more
Last month, we told you about U2's new augmented reality-powered music tour. But if you don't have the means to travel to the show, the group recently revealed an inside look at what it will be like and what inspired the band to dive into immersive technology. Sitting for an ...more
The future of augmented reality isn't on your smartphone or face, it's in the everyday items all around us. At least that's the belief of Gordon Meyer, the vice president of marketing at New York-based startup Lampix. Meyer joined me recently in New York to talk about why he ...more
It's not rare to see an advertisement in tech directly call out the competition. Whether it's the famous Mac vs. PC ads from back in the day or the Pixel burning the iPhone 7's lack of a headphone jack, rivalries in these commercials are certainly commonplace. Samsung's new ad ...more
Unlike traditional backlit LCD technology, OLED screens don't use any power to display black pixels. Many manufacturers have taken advantage of this by implementing an always-on display, which only lights up a few pixels here and there to show relevant info when your phone is ...more
With the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) banning laptops and tablets on flights originating from 10 international airports, and the United Kingdom taking similar precautions, international travelers are faced with hours of non-productive — or far less entertaining — f ...more
Samsung has some competition as LG may be incorporating OLED panels for their new flagship V30 launching later this year. Last month, it emerged that the "other" South Korean company would be preparing to mass produce curved OLED panels, which may be featured on the LG V30. L ...more
Last week, the internet was ablaze with talk about the Galaxy S8's home button, because it subtly changes positions without the phone alerting you. This feature was included to stop burn-in issues with the screen, and the general consensus from tech sites was the screens would ...more
Android lovers out there might be sad to hear that a high-end version of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage won't be released in the US, but rather, in China. Yesterday, Samsung launched its two new Galaxy flagships, the S8 and S8+, at the ...more
Google worked with design agency B-Reel to create some unique wallpapers for its Pixel and Pixel XL flagships, and the end result is quite stunning. These "Live Earth" wallpapers, as they're called, combine Google Earth's high-def satellite imagery with a 3D parallax effect th ...more
Mixed reality headsets have limited hardware capabilities and naturally imprecise interfaces. While that works just fine for games and entertainment, can they actually function as a tool for productivity? Video: . The short answer: Surprisingly, yes. And the reason? Because th ...more
Yes, screen savers are fun to look at for a few seconds, but those animations actually used to serve a purpose beyond simple entertainment. In older CRT and plasma monitors, and even newer OLED ones, leaving a static image on the screen for an extended period of time could cr ...more
If you utilize strong passwords—which you absolutely should be—you've probably had to go back and forth between keyboard screens multiple times to input various letters, numbers, and symbols. The Google Keyboard does have numbers easily accessible via a long-press in the top ...more
The advent of a new Nexus phone begins with the bigwigs at Google partnering with a manufacturer, then selecting that manufacturer's flagship as the model for the new Nexus hardware. Samsung's Galaxy S and Galaxy SII were the base for the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus, respectivel ...more
When you're scrolling through your iPhone's home screens, you'll inevitably reach the end and have to either swipe backwards or hit the Home button to return to the first page. Why Apple didn't instill an endless scrolling feature, or at the very least an option for it, is any ...more
You probably already know by now that a custom Android ROM can change your user experience and give you what feels like a new OS on your device, and there's no shortage of them out there to try out. A great perk of being a Nexus 5 owner is that devs tend to commit resources t ...more
One of the more challenging things about using the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is the ability to use it with one hand, due to its enormously large (but wonderful) screen size. Being the multitasking fiend that I am, I've tweaked all of the settings that I could find on my Note 3 to ...more
For many, phones are starting to replace televisions as the primary device for watching videos. Thanks to their portability and easy to use apps, it's often simpler to watch Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, or Prime Instant Video on the smaller screen. But not every phone is suited to ...more
Since getting our hands on the Magic Leap One last week, we've been methodically delving into each feature and reporting our findings step-by-step. Earlier this week, we took a look at the Screens app (a video viewer) and the Helio app (an AR web browser). This time around, we ...more
Now that Google has announced its new Pixel smartphones, folks who rushed to buy an iPhone 7 might be experiencing a bit of buyer's remorse. The new Pixel and Pixel XL are packed to the brim with cutting-edge features and top-notch hardware, and Google seems to be taking direc ...more
News : Google Backs Mojo Vision's 'Invisible Computing' Augmented Reality Platform in $58 Million Funding Round
Four months have passed since Mojo Vision emerged from stealth, and we are no closer to seeing exactly what its "invisible computing" technology looks like. But we do know that Google is impressed enough to back the technology from the startup, as the company's AI-centric ven ...more
If you use the mobile Slack app, whether for work, school, or play, you know that the background color in discussions for channels, threads, and direct messages is white and that most of the text is black. Unlike with the sidebar, there's no way to customize the colors that ap ...more
Snapchat is joining the ranks of Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, YouTube, and Apple in the trend toward streaming original programming, but with a twist that rings true to its roots. Three of the company's new shows debuted Wednesday in the Stories section of the Snapchat app for iOS ...more