Need internet but don't want to pay? Well, try lusting of those around you by picking up their Wi-Fi signal. Live out in the boondocks? No problem… if you have an old satellite dish laying around. Watch this video tutorial to hack you way into free internet. See how to make a ...more
Dr. Kiki, from popSiren, solves the age old cellphone reception question. The Rad Scientist has moved into a cell reception twilight zone. Lucky for her, she's well-versed in antenna-making! Video: .
Cheaply, easily and quickly build an HDTV antenna that outperforms amplified store-bought antennas! This DIY antenna has amazingly good reception for your television. Quit paying your cable company when you can get HDTV for free! Video: .
Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to create cheap W ...more
Patrick Norton Shows you how to make a simple WiFi antenna booster. This booster is a parabolic reflector made to focus a signal so it is stronger and can project farther. This is perfect if your wireless router is awkward and cannot broadcast a wifi signal to the far reaches ...more
If you've recently joined the ever-growing ranks of the cable cutters, you're far from alone. More and more people (myself included) are getting fed up with service providers' outdated subscription models and absurd pricing—and canceling their service. And why not? There are ...more
See how to build a weatherproof compact high gain WiFi antenna for under fifteen dollars! This homemade WiFi antenna should be enough for most applications, since it's three times more powerful than a standard antenna. For this compact DIY Wi-Fi antenna, you'll need a 12cm x ...more
Increase the range of your wi-fi antenna for about 5 cents. Check out this how-to video and learn how to double your range and signal strength to that of a $30 add on antenna Increase the range of a Wi-Fi Antenna. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com
Analog TV will stop all broadcasts on June 12, 2009. If you're not ready yet for the transfer from analog to digital, you bet get ready. You can buy a digital convertor box and a digital antenna for your analog television, you can but a digital antenna for your DTV-enable tele ...more
Watch this amazing USB Bluetooth adapter hack from Kipkay. It's easy and effective, plus it will work with other wireless devices, too. Bluetooth works on a 2.4GHz short wavelength radio frequency, but it's only effective over short distances. Well, Kipkay's going to show you ...more
Want great reception? Then a fractal antenna may be your answer. And you can make one yourself, right at home! Fractal antennas uses a fractal design to maximize the perimeter of the material that can receive and transmit electromagnetic radiation within a given total surface ...more
Learn how to build an environmentally friendly directional WiFi antenna with this simple video guide. To follow along at home, you'll need the following things: a copper wedge, an N-type connector, some screws, a clamp-on N plug, a pigtail, and a wireless card. You'll also nee ...more
Make a great TV antenna for just ten dollars worth of items you can find in your home! This will make a better than average antenna to replace those expensive ones at the store.
The cantenna has become something of a cult figure in the world of online signal enhancement. Making your own wireless-internet-boosting antenna out of a tin / aluminum can and a small wireless antenna can improve your internet life a lot, and this video will show you how to m ...more
With a few simple supplies you can create a wifi antenna with 15db gain.
In this clip, learn how to make a "Cantenna". A cantenna is a high powered WiFi antenna that can be used with any computer or device that is made out of an ordinary soup can. After you have enjoyed a couple of big bowls of chicken noodle soup, save the can and head into your w ...more
With some simple household materials and about 30-60 minutes of your time, you can make a working antenna for your TV!
There are plenty of ways to speed up your wireless network at home, some as simple as changing the placement of your router. While you can always buy equipment to boost your signal, there are plenty of cheap or free DIY solutions you can try as well. Danilo Larizza shares a n ...more
Learn how to make a DTV antenna & a steadicam. Digital converter box? Check! Great reception? Not so much. John Park shows how to take a fistful of wire coat hangers and make a TV antenna that gives great digital reception. While he’s at it, he also makes a video camera stabi ...more
From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. This is Consumer Electronics for Dummies. Just watch this video tutorial to learn how to connect an antenna or cable to your HDTV, For Dummies. Co ...more
Hack into a TV to get more channels! Make this DIY antenna that will get you at least a dozen more channels. You need a fork, shoelace and an old metal desk lamp. This is way better and far cheaper than the ones you buy in the store.
If you're looking for a low cost solution for a portable hamstick antenna pole for your ham radio, then check out this video. In the tutorial, you'll find out how to make this temporary mount that can be used when going out into the wild or just hanging around your home. This ...more
Dr. Kiki makes a homemade cantenna, an antenna made out of a can, duh! Moujan reports back from the ultimate DIY event, Maker Faire 2008, and Heather goes beekeeping in the Fringe - all on PopSiren.
Most people don't like how long their factory antennas are. This instructional auto video will show you how you can install a shorter antenna to make your car look awesome.
See how to solve iPhone antenna woes. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 4G HD or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial, which presents a complete overview how to solve the unfortunate GSM/WiFi antenna brid ...more
RC Car Action Magazine Editor Paul Onorato shows you how to anchor an antenna tube to keep it from falling out. A piece of fuel tubing will solidly affix the antenna to the chassis of the remote control car. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to secure an antenna tube to ...more
This instructional video demonstrates how to fix a transmitter antenna that won't tighten. To do this you will have to take apart your remote control radio. Luckily, this is not as difficult as it may seem.
Working on an RC project, or really anything that involves RC, at some point there's a chance that you will end up breaking your antenna for your receiver. If you're a little lost on how to fix the antenna, have no fear. In this video you will get a tutorial on how to fix vari ...more
If you're doing a project with a ham radio and want to mess around with the antenna, this video should help. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to use an inexpensive antenna coax switch. This can be used for 2 antennas to 1 radio or 2 radios for one antenna. This video is ...more
The iPhone 4 shipped with a poorly designed antenna that can be disabled simply by holding the phone in the manner that most people hold phones. To make matters worse, when asked about it, Steve Jobs responded like the snooty prick that he is, saying that people should just ch ...more
The iPhone 4 is one of the most divisive pieces of consumer electronics ever released. Its defective antenna has ruffled the feathers of even the most diehard Apple enthusiasts. This video will show you how to fix the antennagate issue using only some Scotch tape, which when a ...more
RC Car Action Magazine Editor Matt Higgins explains how to modify your antenna cap for better wire protection. Make sure that antenna cap doesn't go flying off. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to secure the antenna cap on an RC vehicle.
RC Car Action Magazine Editor Peter Vieira show how to properly bend your antenna tube. All you need is a lighter (ask mom and dad first!). Watch this video tutorial and learn how to bend an antenna tube on a remote control car.
RC Car Action Magazine Editor Peter Vieira shows us how to easily thread an antenna with some WD-40. The threading can be tricky, but a little bit of lubrication cane make it go smoother. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to thread an antenna on a remote control car.
How To : One-Up All the Other 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Costumes as Mantis (Makeup & Antennae Guide)
In Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Mantis resides in the shadow of an Ego who considers himself the actual heart of the universe. But when it comes Halloween costumes? Mantis will be the center of attention every time. The internet sure has noticed Mantis, and it's abuzz with ...more
If you're looking for a creative and innovative way to build an antenna launcher from scratch, you have to watch this next video. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to take about $15 worth of stuff to make this really creative and useful antenna launcher. It can take less ...more
Looking for a stylish design for your web site's menu? You can use Antenna web design studio to create buttons that change color when the cursor rolls over them, a nice way to let people know where they are on your site.
This is the first part in a pretty long series called 'My Quad Project' where this dude shows you in exacting detail how to make a very nice antenna. There are a lot of these out there, but this guy uses heavy pipe and he has a great understanding of how it all works. If you'r ...more
How do I set up the TV Guide to download? Check out this video tutorial on how set DIGA to show EPG (electronic program guide) (antenna) on a Panasonic DMR-EH50. This Panasonic DVD Recorder is easy to operate and great to record with. Just watch the video for a detailed expla ...more
In this post I'm going to explain the assembly of an UHF antenna, step by step. Assembly of v HD Antenna of TELEVÉS We will need a Screwdriver and wrench. Step 1: Once we have unpacked the antenna, we are going to mount it. We have to put the 2 yaguis in the box, inside hol ...more
How do I set up the TV Guide to download? Check out this video tutorial on how set DIGA to show EPG (electronic program guide) (antenna) on a Panasonic DMR-EH75V. This Panasonic DVD Recorder is easy to operate and great to record with. Just watch the video for a detailed expl ...more
How do I set up the TV Guide to download? Check out this video tutorial on how set DIGA to show EPG (electronic program guide) (antenna) on a Panasonic DMR-EH55. This Panasonic DVD Recorder is easy to operate and great to record with. Just watch the video for a detailed expla ...more
1- We removed the screws holding the lid of the box, with the help of a screwdriver. 2- After we removed the part unscrew the machinism and we took it off. 3- To remove the mechanism, we leave the loose wires, knowing which is which. 4- When we have the new mechanism, we bring ...more
Locking your keys inside of your car is frustrating, to say the least, especially if you're in a hurry to get somewhere. You can always call AAA roadside assistance or a locksmith, but you'll probably have to fork over some money, as well as wait for them to get to you. You mi ...more
There are many ways to recycle a satellite dish and this is one of them. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to hack an old satellite dish into a biquad WiFi antenna. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on building your own audio signal booster, take a look!
The Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized computer that can crack Wi-Fi, clone key cards, break into laptops, and even clone an existing Wi-Fi network to trick users into connecting to the Pi instead. It can jam Wi-Fi for blocks, track cell phones, listen in on police scanners, ...more
Welcome back, my neophyte hackers! Have you ever had a neighbor that you're certain is up to no good? Maybe you've seen him moving packages in and out at all hours of the night? Maybe you've seen people go into his home and never come out? He seems like a creep and sometimes ...more
People are always looking for ways to save money, and for the most part, saving money and cheating the system are synonymous when it comes to things like free internet access. Practically every new gadget is capable of connecting to the web, which means more and more people ar ...more
To hack a Wi-Fi network using Kali Linux, you need your wireless card to support monitor mode and packet injection. Not all wireless cards can do this, so I've rounded up this list of 2018's best wireless network adapters for hacking on Kali Linux to get you started hacking bo ...more
Have you ever seen those super-expensive universal remote controls like the Logitech Harmony and thought to yourself, "Man, I really want one of those, but that's just too much money"? You're not alone. Luckily, if you're an owner of an Android device with an infrared (IR) bl ...more
Welcome back, my hacker trainees! A score of my readers have been begging for tutorials on how to hack Wi-Fi, so with this article, I'm initiating a new series dedicated to Wi-Fi hacks. This will probably be around 6-9 articles, starting with the basics of the technologies. I ...more
Welcome back, my budding hackers. So many of you are interested in hacking Wi-Fi that I have decided to revisit my Wi-Fi Hacking series with some updated and more in-depth material. I strongly suggest that you look at some of my earlier posts, such as "Getting Started with Te ...more
Welcome back, my novice hackers! Episode 6 of Mr. Robot has come and gone and, as usual, it did not disappoint. Once again, our hero, Elliot, has used his extraordinary intellect and hacking skills to awe and inspire us. In this episode, Elliot is being blackmailed by the ru ...more
Your smartphone stays with you everywhere you go, so it's only a matter of time before you spill coffee all over it or drop it on the ground. For some of you, it has already happened, perhaps even multiple times. That's why we thought it was important to find out which flagshi ...more
In this movie is going to teach you how to increase your wireless signal strength with a soda can. Cut the aluminum can in half to create a parabolic shape. Then fit the can around the WiFi antenna to help boost the signal's strength and direct it towards your wireless compute ...more
Welcome back, my neophyte hackers! As part of my series on Wi-Fi hacking, I want to next look at denial-of-service (DoS) attacks, and DoSing a wireless access point (AP). There are a variety of ways to do this, but in this tutorial we'll be sending repeated deauthentication f ...more
Welcome to Microwave Energy—the next part of my Making Electromagnetic Weapons series. For the Electromagnetic Pulse Generator, check out the last three articles (One, Two and Three). I'm sure almost all of you have used a microwave at some point in your lives. As a child, I ...more
The Galaxy S8 and S8+ come equipped with all of the hardware needed to access live FM radio, but this feature was never really advertised or even spoken about. Thankfully, though, all you need is an app to enable it. Samsung's using two different processors to power the S8 — ...more
Do you have an Alfa AWUS036NH Wi-Fi adapter that claims it can go to 2000 mWs, or some card that can supposedly transmit power over 1000 mW? If so, you may have run into problems setting your card's TXPOWER higher than 30 dBm, which is about 1000 mW. Well, I will show you how ...more
Paper rolls in a circle to close modem will help to increase the interference WiFi up a lot. This helps to increase your WiFI range and signal strength is low. This is a parabolic antenna to reflect the signal in the direction of your laptop.