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No Preservatives, Please : How to Make Frozen TV Dinners

Please read the following in Rod Serling's voice. Picture, if you will, a mother. She comes home after a long day at the office, relieved that she took some chicken breasts out to thaw and will be able to make a quick and easy dinner for her family. She opens her refrigerator ...more

How To : Fix Stuck Pixels in LCD TVs, Monitors & Displays

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

How To : Connect a laptop to a TV using an S-video cable

Have a laptop and a TV? Want to use your laptop on the bigger screen? Well, here's how. This video offers the viewers a detailed step by step explanation on how to connect their laptop to their TV and to use their TV as their new laptop screen. More specifically, this video of ...more

How To : Display your computer monitor on a TV screen

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

How To : Connect your laptop or PC to an LCD or Plasma TV

Have you ever wanted to play on your computer on your Plasma TV? If so, this is the video for you. This tutorial teaches you how to use the Plasma TV as your computer screen. With its simple instructions and detailed explanations, you will learn how to turn your Plasma TV into ...more

How To : Watch iPod Videos on Your TV Using an RCA Cable

Have a great movie stored on your iPod, and you really want to watch it on your TV? This tutorial shows you how! All you need is an RCA cable. Plug the red cable into the video slot and the yellow and white cables into the audio slots, and you'll be able to watch anything off ...more

How To : Get Apple's Moving Screen Savers on Android TV

Android TV devices have had those beautiful Chromecast background images as their screensaver for quite a while now. Envious of this feature, Apple copied the idea for a similarly-styled screensaver in their newest Apple TV, but with one big twist—they used videos instead of s ...more

How To : Connect a digital converter box to an analog TV

This video tutorial from Consumer Reports will show you how to connect a digital converter box to an analog television. These are step-by-step instructions on how to connect your digital converter box, plus tips and troubleshooting to help you along the way. This DTV converter ...more

How To : Create an old TV effect in Premiere Pro CS3

Old TV's were not famous for their high-fidelity color, but the brown-saturated look they made standard now evokes a lot of nostalgia among viewers. Because of this, it may behoove you, the filmmaker, to know how to simulate that color effect without having to actually use cra ...more

How To : Connect an Apple iPad to a TV with an HDMI cable

In this clip, you'll learn how to use a dock-to-VGA converter cable and a VGA-to-HDMI adapter to connect an iPad to a TV with an HDMI cable! Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPad or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this free video ...more

How To : Get Apple TV's New Aerial Screen Saver on Your Mac

When an Apple TV remains idle, it will eventually trigger its majestic video screen saver that includes aerial views New York, San Francisco, China, Hawaii, and more. Now, thanks to developer John Coates, you can have the exact same screen saver on any Mac running OS X Maveric ...more

How To : Turn Off, Sleep, or Restart Your Apple TV

Apple likes to make their products simple. However, sometimes that simplicity leads to a confusing user-experience. Take the Apple TV, for example. How do you turn it off? Just press the power button, right? Sorry, there is no power button. Okay, so it's like an iPhone and has ...more

How To : Apply makeup for TV and film

Applying makeup for television and film hopes to reduce shine and oil and achieve a symmetrical, natural look for the face. Learn to apply makeup for television and film in this free cosmetics video with a movie makeup artist. Part 1 of 19 - How to Apply makeup for TV and film ...more

How To : Use a Samsung Galaxy Device as a TV Remote Control

This video will show you how to use a Samsung Galaxy device as a TV remote control by using an application called WatchOn. First download WatchOn from the playstore then Samsung WatchOn will use the IR blasters of your Galaxy phone to convert it into a remote control. WatchOn ...more

How To : Connect your laptop to your TV

If you want to use your sweet new 40" TV as your monitor instead of your laptop, here's how to do it. This quick how-to video walks you through the steps to have you up and running and checking email BIG time in no time.

How To : Set Up & Watch Live TV on Your Xbox One

The Xbox One is the quintessential jack of all trades. It can be your browser, music player, gaming system, and cable box, but in order to benefit from all of these goodies, you're going to have to set it all up. The below instructions are for setting up your TV and cable box ...more

How To : Control Your Apple TV with Just Your iPhone

So, you've lost your Apple TV remote. Maybe it's busted. What are you supposed to do now? You could go out and buy a new one, but they're expensive if you have a newer Apple TV with a Siri Remote, and wouldn't you rather spend that money on a movie? You might be without a work ...more

How To : Apply flattering makeup for TV news anchors

Who better to learn how to apply TV news makeup from than an actual TV news anchor? Emily Noel is a famous TV news anchor with several years in the biz, and she's here with this makeup tutorial to show you exactly how to get that flawless, shine-free TV anchor look you see in ...more

How To : Calibrate your HD TV like a pro

Check out Systm's calibration lesson to make your HDTV a great as it was intended. PCMag's HDTV expert, Robert Heron, teaches us top notch HDTV calibration tricks using tools anybody can afford! HDTV is supposed to be your window into the high fidelity video, but if you have ...more

How To : Create a zombie bite special effect for film or tv

In this episode of Indy Mogul's "YourFX", learn how to make a zombie bite special effect. Indy Mogul's Backyard FX features cheap, DIY filmmaking tips and tutorials including special effects, props, and camera equipment. Be sure to search WonderHowTo for more videos from Indy ...more

How To : Watch TV on the Internet for free—legally

Looking to catch up on your favorite programs while breaking neither the law nor the bank? Believe it or not, you have quite a few options. And this free video guide from the folks at CNET TV will walk you through them. For details, and to get started watching full episodes of ...more

How To : Watch Hulu content on a Samsung TV with Hulu Plus

Media providers and TV manufacturers are taking their symbiotic relationship to new levels, and the Hulu Plus - Samsung TV partnership is a perfect example. This video will teach you how to use Hulu Plus to enjoy Hulu content as easily and beautifully as possible on your Samsu ...more

News : How to Turn an Old TV into a Sweet Fish Tank!

Check out this how to article that shows you how to turn that old TV sitting in your basement into an awesome custom fish tank! How to Convert an Old TV Into a Fish Tank: 13 steps. Have you discovered a dinosaur of a TV set in your attic? You know, the ones with imitation wood ...more

TVs Are for Old People : A Guide to Handheld Consoles

Advancements in technology usually lead to the miniaturization of old technologies, and video games are no exception. Since at least 1990, game hardware manufacturers and enterprising DIY electronics enthusiasts have poured their efforts into making full-size video game consol ...more

HowTo : Watch TV and Movies on the Web for Free

Prepared to transition into watching TV and movies for free? Whether you're interested in using apps like Boxee and Hulu or set-top devices like Roku and TiVo, LifeHacker offers an exhaustive guide to ditching your cable bill. Check out the pros and cons of switching to web on ...more

How To : Create that 'bad TV' look with Final Cut Pro

Creating that 'bad TV' look has never been easier with Final Cut Pro. Stephen Smith will show you how to create this spectacular effect using tools already provided by FCP. Learn how to make your video transition in from noise, animate a TV roll, and duplicate the "turning off ...more

How To : Install the Sling TV App on Your Nexus Player

UPDATE 5/21/15 Dish Network has finally released the official version of its SlingTV app for the Nexus Player and other Android TV devices. The app can be installed through the Google Play Store, where you'll find it front and center in the "Entertainment Apps" category. As a ...more

How To : Connect your personal computer to your digital TV

Have you ever wanted to watch content from your PC on your digital TV? This step-by-step guide makes it simple to understand and do. The video tells you exactly what you need in order to make this happen. You will need either a VGA connector cable or an HDMI cable, (if your PC ...more

How To : Animate a TV turning on and off in After Effects

In this video tutorial, Aharon Rabinowitz revisits one of his first After Effects tutorials (the Old TV Look) and shows you how to animate a TV turning on and off. Animate a TV turning on and off in After Effects. Click through to watch this video on creativecow.net

How To : Create a TV simulation effect in Sony Vegas 7.0

In this video editing software tutorial you will learn how to create a television simulation effect in Sony Vegas 7. All you need to do is add the Sony TV Simulator Media FX tool, input the right values and you'll have a cool TV simulation effect on your video footage in Sony ...more

How To : Use the TV simulation effect in Sony Vegas Pro

Want to make a video clip appear as though it's being displayed by an old CRT television set? With Sony Vegas Movie Studio or Sony Vegas Pro, it's an easy thing to do. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video profes ...more

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