Hi, everyone! Recently, I've been working on a pretty interesting and foolish project I had in mind, and here I'm bringing to all of you my findings. This guide's main aim is to document the process of building an Android kernel, specifically a CyanogenMod kernel and ROM, and ...more
Night vision goggles are awesome, but the price? Not so much. Luckily, you can make your own pair that will have you sneaking up on your friends in just a few simple steps. For this project, you'll need to get your hands on an infrared LED array, on/off switch, 9.6 volt batte ...more
Want to take your gaming to the next level? If you're going to do it, why not go big—by building a multi-monitor setup with not two, but three screens like Redditor optec did. Most multi-monitor setups are pretty pricey, but he built this using simple parts that ended up costi ...more
This video describes how to make a model or representative figure of a computer monitor using LEGO blocks. The process only requires six distinct types of LEGO blocks. One of each of the six types of LEGO blocks is used in the construction of a LEGO computer monitor. The autho ...more
Ever wonder how to measure the height of a building, without using a tape measure? Well, this crazy science experiment will show you how. Just watch and you'll see how to measure the height of a building with a CRT monitor, gravity and math. With a little crazy science, and a ...more
I have owned quite the plethora of electronics in my life. A commonality between most of these devices' screens is frozen or dead pixels. This is probably the most annoying thing about buying new hardware—your LCD, or worse, LED display has one or more pixels that continues to ...more
Children grow up way too fast these days, and handing them a mini-computer in the form of a smartphone only contributes to that. While access to the internet puts a world on knowledge at their fingertips, it also paves way for using any number of social networks available. Wh ...more
Windows 8 had an easy "Set for monitor" option that allowed you to use different wallpapers on a multi-monitor setup—an option that is seemingly absent from Windows 10. But with a quick command, you can easily restore this function on Windows 10, so that it behaves like Window ...more
With the majority of smartphone carriers no longer offering unlimited data plans for the iPhone, monitoring how much mobile data you use is a key element to saving money on your phone bill. Android has been integrating data monitoring into its OS for quite a while now, and wi ...more
Have an extra PC monitor stashed in your closet? Don't have a television at all? It's time to wipe off the dust and see how you can turn your computer monitor into a TV.
Tony Reale from Creative Edge Productions shows you how to use your laptop as an on-set monitor using the Canon EOS Utility software. Not only can you monitor your shots, but you can change focus, f-stop, shutter speed, ISO, and white balance. The feed is a little choppy, but ...more
If you need to do some hardcore multitasking on your Windows PC, a second monitor can go a long way towards getting things done. If you opt to "extend" your Windows desktop across a dual monitor setup, it's as if you have two computers side by side, with each display getting i ...more
Have you been watching a lot of the iPad tutorials on this website, and been wondering how some people can get their iPad screen to display on a computer screen? Turns out all you need is a VGA adapter and Spirit jailbreak for your device!
Have an LCD flat screen monitor, but don't have DVI output on your laptop or desktop computer? That's no problem, because nowadays most LCD flat panel monitors come equipped with both DVI and VGA inputs. If not, you simply need to purchase a VGA to DVI adapter, which are prett ...more
Learn proper color management technique and calibrate your monitor to your printer and vice versa in Photoshop.
Whether you're pressed against your bedroom window, hidden deep inside your linen closet, or lounging on the rooftop, finding that area of maximum Internet speed around your house is usually just trial and error. And when you finally find the sweet spot, apps like Speedtest.ne ...more
Want to watch movies from your computer on a TV? What about just using your television as another monitor? Find out how to connect you TV to your computer and convert it into a monitor.
Like a car, your Mac needs to be monitored and cared for to keep it running as smoothly as possible. While your vehicle comes with a ton of gauges to keep track of your oil, temperature, and in some cases, even tire pressure, your Mac has no easy way to watch for low memory or ...more
Anyone who uses a computer on a regular basis probably knows how to access the task manager to check system resources and usage stats. However, on a Samsung Galaxy S3 or other Android device, it may not be so obvious. There's no equivalent to Control-Alt-Delete, but it's still ...more
No matter your reason, if you want to hide what's on your computer screen from prying eyes, there are plenty of ways to do it. You can get a privacy filter, install a panic button for your browser, or just develop super fast reflexes. But all it takes is the right angle or a t ...more
Maybe your kids are using iPhone/iPad too much, as a parent, you want to know what they are having to deal with to help guide them through of that. Here is the tutorial on how you can parental control your kids on iPhone/iPad. You are able to monitor as well as take control of ...more
Check out this 3ds Max video tutorial on how to create complex shapes easily with lofts and sweeps. A great tool for all of you digital 3D modelers/sculptors/animators. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D modeling and rendering solution for games, film, ...more
Going to be a nurse? Then one of the many things you'll learn to do is hemodynamic monitoring. Follow along with this nursing how-to video to learn the proper way to carry out hemodynamic monitoring on your patients. Watch and learn the basics of detailed wedge procedures with ...more
Using a computer screen and a sheet of glass you too can create a hologram! As this video shows, simply use the correct monitor (depending on what you want to do) and a piece of glass positioned appropriately to create the holographic image.
At the core of your Galaxy S5's hardware lies the central processing unit, or CPU for short. Practically every piece of data, every binary bit, has to pass through your CPU before it can be used to display a video or execute a game command. During times of heavy load, the CPU ...more
This video will show you a few techniques for removing stuck pixels from an LCD screen. This is not a guaranteed fix. Please only use these as a last resort, as some of them can cause more damage to the LCD. Only attempt these if you are experienced and know what you are doing ...more
Watch streaming Internet TV or other media content on your home television set! This tutorial shows you how to set up a connection between your computer monitor and your TV set so you can watch your computer screen on a big screen! Part 1 of 5 - How to Display your computer mo ...more
Your heart is constantly work for you, yet you think nothing of it—and Samsung wants to change that. They stuck a dedicated heart-rate monitor on the Galaxy S5, they're putting one in the upcoming Note 4, and they're bound to slap one in every Galaxy device thereafter. While ...more
I remember how fast my Nexus 7 was the first time I turned it on. Boy, do I miss it. Now my tablet is pretty buggy and crashes happen frequently, and I'm sure that goes for many of your Nexus 7s as well. Even if you upgrade to the new Nexus 7 next week, it will eventually deve ...more
Modern smartphones can easily handle anything you throw at them, but it's always good to keep a tight grasp of what your phone is actually doing and how well it's doing it. System information can be viewed by looking through your Application Manager, but this process makes it ...more
Mirror Mode is a feature provided with the Motorola Droid Bionic that allows you to connect the Android smartphone to an HD TV or computer monitor via an optional HDMI cable. Then, you can watch HD videos and look at pictures you've taken with your Bionic on your TV or compute ...more
Got 3D glasses leftover from the Superbowl? Time to break them out! You will need cheap 3D glasses from television promotions or you can grab them off eBay for this demonstration. Or you can simply make your own 3D glasses red and blue or yellow and blue cellophane. NOTE: Get ...more
If you want to know how to monitor another computer screen with Real VNC, you must watch this video. Install Real VNC in your computer and computer that you're going to monitor. Remember the folder where you installed it and check the "Create a VNC Viewer desktop icon" checkbo ...more
In this Huskermania video, it is demonstrated how the IPAD can play movies, tv shows or any type of video from online, directly on to your television or any monitor. What's needed is the VGA adaptor from IPAD. All you simply do is tap your IPAD screen on your "Videos" folder o ...more
This video will show you how to connect two monitors to one computer for more work space and comfortability.
For many young people, their computer is the most expensive and cherished thing that they own. If you want to pull a prank of them, why not hit them where it hurts? This video presents a novel idea for a computer prank: loading an image of a cracked LCD screen full-screen on t ...more
In this video from lunawebs we learn how to use an external monitor with a camcorder. The best way is to use an HDTV and use your HDMI output on the TV. The sound can also come through the monitor if you have a headphone port on the monitor. If you want to go outdoors, it will ...more
This is a working solution for those using an external monitor on their MacBook Pro's running Yosemite. The previous terminal commands for Mavericks no longer works on Yosemite, so this how to do it. More info on the solution can be found here: (all credit goes to rwg) http: ...more
As a parent, navigating smartphone usage with your children can be a perilous journey as you hand them that new device they've always wanted, or even your older hand-me-down phone or tablet. Smartphones offer a lot of opportunity and convenience, but not without potential ris ...more
CCTV's (closed-circuit televisions) are more common than ever before, and have become more and more popular to depict in films and in video games like Manhunt. This video will teach you how to create a CCTV monitor effect akin to what a security guard would see on their camera ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how set up and use a Wacom 12WX tablet as a secondary monitor on a Microsoft Windows PC. Happily, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over three minutes. For more ...more
This medical how-to video demonstrates how to do an equipment setup for hemodynamic monitoring. Follow the instructions and protocol for the equipment needed to setup hemodynamic monitoring before the physician arrives. This procedure is typically used for pulmonary artery cat ...more
Hack a PlayStation monitor into a digital television! Get that old PS1 out of the closet and dust it off, because the switch to digital television is coming soon, and you need a DTV, so why not put that PlayStation One to use? You can build a digital television from a new set ...more
Some basics of removing and repairing an arcade monitor including: disconnection, tools for soldering, boards and caps.
Figuring out exactly which apps on your phone are eating through resources and battery life can be a difficult task. Though some information can be found in Android's battery menu, the charts and graphs provided here pale in comparison to what's offered by the GSam app. If you ...more
While it can't do anything to alleviate stress, a recent update to S Health will let you monitor your stress levels using nothing but your Samsung Galaxy S5. If you're feeling stressed, just place your fingertip on the heart-rate sensor and S Health will tell you roughly how s ...more
When you're shooting a film, being able to see what you're shooting well and adjust on the fly is crucial. With the tiny screen on most cheap cameras, this is kind of a crapshoot. This video will show you a cheap way to solve this problem: converting a car $50 car LCD screen i ...more
If you're going to survive in the wild you're going to need something to eat. This video shows how to build what's called an Asian monitor trap, ideal for catching small animals. With a few tree branches, some cord and bait, you could be dining on squirrel tonight!
Studying to be a nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to read waveforms on a monitor. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to read waveforms on almost any monitor. These medical tips are sure to he ...more
This Adobe Illustrator tutorial shows you how to create a 3D monitor effect with moving streamers on it. If you are creating a graphic layout or web design that needs a flat screen monitor and moving images on that monitor, this tutorial will teach you how to impose your own i ...more
How to discharge an arcade monitor for repair or another project.
This video shows us the method to use iPad as a touchscreen monitor for your Mac. You have to use iDisplay available on app store. Start the application on your iPad and Mac. Tap the server on your iPad and on the Mac click 'Confirm' to connect it to iPad. Hit 'OK' on iPad. No ...more
In this clip, you'll learn a trick for using a laptop computer as a second mointor for a Microsoft Windows XP PC. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch ...more
How to set up Dual Monitors in Windows XP using both the hardware and software methods. Part 1 of 2 - How to Set up dual monitors in Wiindows XP. Part 2 of 2 - How to Set up dual monitors in Wiindows XP.
Have you ever wanted to see your heartbeat, but without the stress of having to be in the hospital? You can with this easy, step-by-step guide to turn your computer in a pulse monitor to check your heart rate from the comfort of your own chair. Check the beating of your heart ...more
I may not be a parent just yet, but I've dealt with enough worrisome mothers to know that keeping a watchful eye over your child is of the top-most importance. Since most people cannot afford to stay right by their child's side 24/7, developers are always looking for ways to m ...more
Not a fan of the Dr.'s office? Well, next time you need an EKG done, create your own! In this After Effects tutorial, Creative Cow leader Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to build your own EKG Machine in the comfort of your own home (or office). (Flatline not included) Create a ...more
The new Windows 8 operating system pushes the Metro interface hard, but not all of your apps will play nicely in Metro, which means you'll need to resort to the traditional desktop environment for some of your favorite programs. As a result, it has left many users picking betw ...more
In this video a user shares how to use an external monitor as the main display on the Mac. For instance a recently purchased flat screen TV can be used as the primary display. So if you want to use your external monitor as your primary display then all you have to do is follow ...more