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How To : Hack Smart Cards for satellite TVs

Notorious hacker Chris Tarnovsky opens his underground laboratory to WIRED, providing a peek into the world of satellite television smart-card hacking. This complicated process involves nail polish, a pin head and various acids -- so don't try this at home (unless you're Chris ...more

How To : Watch American Netflix in Canada Using an Apple TV

It's no secret that Netflix streams different content based on location. Since your physical location in the digital world is simply a number, a simple switch of the DNS will make your digital "physical location" different. In your Apple TV setting, navigate to: General -> Ne ...more

How To : The 4 Best Apps for Downloading Movies & TV Shows

Streaming movies and TV shows on phones is more popular today than ever, but what about when you're on a plane, have a limited data plan, or will be in a no-service area? You'll want to download your movies and TV shows instead. While Netflix is excellent, you can't rent or do ...more

How To : Turn Your TV on Using Your PS4 Controller

Similar to the feature that lets you dim the light on your PS4's DualShock controller, your Playstation 4 is filled with useful tricks that you may not know about, especially when all you want to do is pick up and play. One of these useful tricks is the ability to turn your TV ...more

Hulu 101 : How to Cast Shows & Movies to Your TV

Your smartphone is the perfect place to watch Hulu on the go. Whether you're looking to catch up on your shows in a hotel, or your phone is the only screen available, mobile streaming can be a lifesaver. But what about when you have access to a TV? Wouldn't you rather watch yo ...more

How To : Connect your iPhone 4 to a TV and use FaceTime

If you're looking to hook up your iPhone 4 to a TV, this video will let you know how it's done. Turn that 3.5 inch screen into a 40" monster with this helpful how-to. This video shows you how to connect your iPhone to an external display. The games played in this video were R ...more

How To : Connect your laptop to your TV

Tired of squinting over your laptop? There are several ways to turn a big-screen TV into your new computer monitor and enjoy video games, web content, and photos like never before. Step 1: Connect with S-Video First, connect a video cable. For PC users, an easy option is an S ...more

How To : How to connect your iPhone to your TV cheaply

Want to connect your iPhone to a TV? Don't have much money? This little video shows you the quick and cheap way to connect your iPhone to a TV. Check it out, follow the steps and see how to keep some money in your pocket instead of forking it over to Apple. You will need a jai ...more

Kodi 101 : How to Get Free Live TV Legally

When most people first become aware of Kodi (formerly known as XBMC), they hear about its ability to stream illegal content. But the real Kodi community knows that it's much more than just a haven for pirated material — it's an all-in-one media player that addresses the majori ...more

YouTube 101 : How to Cast Videos to Your TV

Watching YouTube on your phone has never been a better experience than it is today — our smartphones have super-sharp displays that make watching the newest HD, QHD, and even 4K content look fantastic. But there are plenty of circumstances where we want to watch our content on ...more

VLC 101 : How to Cast Any Video to Your TV Natively

When it comes to media players, few are more capable than VLC. With its extensive codec support, VLC is able to play almost any video file. Partly due to its open-source nature, features are constantly added. This trend has continued with a new update that added native Chromec ...more

How To : Change Your Android TV's Screensaver

Much like the Chromecast, Android TV devices such as the Nexus Player and Nvidia Shield TV have always had those beautiful background images as their default screensaver. However, unlike the Chromecast, these "Backdrop" images, as they're called, weren't always customizable on ...more

How To : Make a Solar Death Ray with an Old Projection TV

In this article, I'll show you how to make an awesome "Death Ray" using the large magnifying lens from an old projection TV. The lens is called a Fresnel lens; a device that employs several ridges to focus light, rather than a complete curve. When sunlight passes through the ...more

How To : Repair Samsung lcd TV power clicking problem

This five part series teaches you how to repair your Samsung LCD TV power clicking problem. This video is probably best to for TV experts or those fearless TV owner. This video walks you through the steps of giving your family entertainment center some at home surgery. The ins ...more

How To : Hack a TV into a computer monitor

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.

How To : Hook up your iPhone or iPod touch to a TV

Your 3 1/2" iPhone screen can only give you so much satisfaction, so why not hook it up to your TV? This brief tutorial shows how to connect your iPhone or iPod Touch to a TV for watching videos on a larger screen.

How To : Watch TV shows on your xbox 360 and PS3

H0LY.J3SUS shows us a neat program he found. This program allows you to view TV shows and movies, from you computer using Play On! To sign up for the Beta I talk about Click here: http://www.themediamall.com/signupfor... This program allows you to watch HULU or ABC.com on you ...more

HBO Now 101 : How to Cast Shows & Movies to Your TV

While HBO Now does not support offline viewing yet, your smartphone is the perfect way to watch your favorite shows and movies on-the-go. Whether you're in a hotel running off Wi-Fi or you have an unlimited plan and are on the bus, if you want to binge some Game of Thrones, th ...more

How To : Repair a plasma TV with a blinking LED light issue

Plasma TV's are awesome but extremely fragile. If all that happens when you turn your plasma set on is a blinking LED light or it works for a while then turns off, you may have a blown capacitor on your power supply board. This video will show you how to fix the problem yourse ...more

How To : Watch TV on your Droid

This video shows you how to easily watch TV on your Motorola Droid. The first thing you have to do is unlock the Droid and open the browser that came along with your mobile phone. Next, go to http://m.nbc.com/ . Scroll down the page and click any video in the Latest Episodes m ...more

How To : Speed Test Your Chromecast or Android TV

The Google Cast feature that serves as the primary interface for the Chromecast and comes bundled with Android TV devices like the Nexus Player is a marvel of modern technology. But as these things go, troubleshooting issues can be difficult with something so groundbreaking, e ...more

How To : Play iPod videos on a TV

It's really convenient to be able to watch movies on the go on your iPod, but it's kind of annoying trying to make out what's happening with such a tiny screen. If you want to watch your iPod movies on your TV so you have better resolution, check out this video to learn how to ...more

How To : Fix stuck pixels on an LCD screen, TV or display

Say GoodBye To Those annoying tiny dots on your LCD TV, display, computer screen or laptop display. It is all possible, in a single click. Go To jscreenfix.com for the download. This software is supposed to fix your screen's imperfections.

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