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How To : Make a Canon Shutter Release Cable

This article will show you how to make a shutter release cable for a Canon camera. It took me about half an hour once all of my materials were gathered. I came in at a total of about eight dollars. It has three switches and buttons. The black button on mine triggers the auto f ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Change your automobile battery

Check out this car maintenance video on how to change your car battery in the smartest and safest way. So, get out that socket wrench or crescent wrench and get to work. Take out the auto battery and clean the battery cable connectors for a nice connection to your vehicle's ne ...more

How To : Strengthen your triceps with cable bar pull downs

Learn how to do cable bar pull down triceps. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits The cable triceps bar pull-down is similar to its more popular cousin, the cable triceps bar press-down. The difference? You hold the bar with your palms up, turning a pres ...more

How To : Workout with a cable tricep press downs drop set

Learn how to do a cable triceps press down drop set. Presented by Real Jock Gay Fitness Health & Life. Benefits If you've done the cable tricep bar press-down before, you know that it's a staple exercise of many workout programs that isolates and builds the muscles of the tri ...more

How To : Install a ceiling fan with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to put in a ceiling fan. Steps: 1 Turn off the electricity to the ceiling light at the main panel. 2 Remove existing ceiling light fixture and fixture strap from the ceiling. 3 Unscrew the old electrical box and pull it down f ...more

How To : Replace the LCD Screen on an LG KF600 Cell Phone

Introduction In this article you will find instructions to replace a broken LCD screen of a LG KF600 phone. To execute these steps a new replacement LCD should be bought beforehand. Stores that sell replacement KF600 LCD screen can be found on the Internet. These instructions ...more

How To : Fix or Retrieve Data From A Bad Hard Drive

This is an intermediate guide on how to easily fix or retrieve data from a bad hard drive. What we're trying to do: 1. Fix a hard drive with a corruption problem (i.e., blue screen) or that is full of viruses to the point of being inoperable. 2. Retrieve data from a hard dr ...more

How To : Set up Xbox Live using a laptop and ethernet cable

This video shows you how to set up XBox Live using a laptop and Ethernet cable. The materials you will need are an Ethernet cable, an Xbox 360, and a laptop or desktop computer. First, you will need to connect your computer to your wireless network. Next, you must connect your ...more

How To : Make an ethernet patch cable

The following video is about making an Ethernet patch cable using RJ45 cable tool, category 5,5e or 6 cable, RJ45 connectors and optionally a scissors and cable tester. First of all, measure out the length of cable needed for your purpose and then cut it. Strip out the outer i ...more

How To : Network computers in your home or office

Whether you are sharing an internet connection, working together or just playing group video games, you will need to network your computers. Check out this tutorial and learn just how easy it is to create a home network. You Will Need: * A broadband internet connection * A rou ...more

News : No more HDMI cables?

Ok, I know nothing about this, but if this is true, does that mean we can toss out the millions of cables that are hiding in closets, garages and basements? According to the article, there's going to be HDBaseT, which can carry both video and audio signals, and a network conne ...more

How To : Connect to Xbox Live through a laptop or PCs wifi

This video will show you how to connect to XBox Live through a laptop or PC’s Wi-Fi. Connect your XBox Ethernet cable and the other end of the cable you connect it to the Ethernet port of your laptop. On Vista and XP, open control panel and go to Network Connections. Right cli ...more

How To : Connect Xbox 360 to a PC with wireless internet

This is a tutorial to get XBox live without paying $100 for the router. You need an Ethernet cable and a laptop or computer with a wireless internet connection. To begin, go to the start menu and click on control panel. Change the control panel view to classic view. Then click ...more

How To : Connect to XBox Live without a modem

Take one end of the Ethernet cable and plug it in the back of the XBox, the other end of the cable you have to plug on your computer. On your computer go to Start and then go to My Network Places, now select View Network Connections. Right-click the Wireless Network Connection ...more

How To : Connect XBox 360 to a PC for wireless internet

In this video they are teaching about "How to connect XBox 360 to computer for wireless internet". For all this we have to have a laptop or a computer. And it also needs an Ethernet cable. It will be portable both for computer and laptop. Connect the Ethernet cable both to the ...more

How To : Reset your Internet connection

Having Internet connection problems? Is your PC's net connection dead? Learn some steps you can take to troubleshoot and fix the problem including dealing with cables, routers, ISPs, and Windows network settings. Reset your Internet connection. Click through to watch this vide ...more

How To : Connect on the internet using a PS3

Learn how to connect to the internet using your PS3 using an Ethernet cable. What you will need: 1. An internet modem or hub. 2. The details required to connect to the internet (password etc.). 3. A PS3 and an actual internet connection e. g. BT or AOL. Once you have those jus ...more

How To : Connect a Windows Mobile Device to a Computer

Connecting your new smartphone gadget to your desktop isn't just connecting these products with a USB cord. It is important to sync them to allow the transfer of data from your smartphone to your computer and vice-versa. This is desired if you wish to transfer information incl ...more

How To : Get content from your laptop to display on your TV

It's easier than ever to get display content on your laptop to show up on your TV screen. If you're willing to pay, you can set up a wireless connection. But you can achieve the same effect with a much less expensive HDMI cable. Then adjust the resolution in Control Panel!

How To : Hook up your XBox 360 using an HDMI connection

HDMI cables are the new standard for home digital media, and the XBox 360's graphical quality is really hamstrung by the use of any other cables. They can carry sound as well! This video will show you how to hook up your XBox 360 using an HDMI cable, ensuring that you can view ...more

How To : Convert a coaxial jack into a Ethernet jack

This video shows you how to use any coaxial jack in your home to convert into a ethernet connection. It's simpler than you might think. So simple, in fact, that this video guide can present a complete, step-by-step walkthrough of the process in just under five minutes' time. F ...more

How To : Test your Internet speed (DSL/cable/T1)

This informative video from ClearTechInfo.com will show you how to quickly and easily test the download and upload speeds of your internet connection, using a safe and easy to use website testing utility from speedtest.net, explaining what the results of the test mean to you. ...more

How To : Build a custom iPod or iPhone cable

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to build a custom iPod and iPhone cable that'll simultaneously charge the Apple device and give an audio line out connection. Keep in mind that this process requires some soldering and since the pins on the Apple dock conne ...more

How To : Replace the battery on the Microsoft Zune HD

Repairs Universe demonstrates how to replace the battery on a Microsoft Zune HD. First, use a tri-ring screwdriver to remove the four screws on the back of the Zune. Then, remove the back cover. Next, remove the bottom cover by using your fingers to gently push it off. Then, u ...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 : Clean high voltage electrical cables with solvents

The best way to make sure you have the best connections on high voltage-lines is to clean them. Cleaning high-voltage wires with cleaning solvents is the best way to get the job done for a better flow of electricity. This video, produced by Polywater, trains electricians on th ...more

News : 10 of the Finest Cell Phone Mods

Oh, LifeHacker, we love you. You've brought us so many handy HowTo's: Hack Wireless Internet, Bypass Blocked Websites, Convert a Laptop Into a Projector, Watch TV & Movies on the Web For Free, 10 Must-Know Google Privacy Settings, and more. And now, another great one: LifeHac ...more

How To : Take apart a 1st generation iPod Nano

This video shows the correct procedure to dismantle a first generation iPod Nano. The presenter starts by using a putty knife (aka the iPod take apart tool) and separates the casing. Next, the presenter removes the battery from the internal circuit board by using a soldering i ...more

How To : Connect to XBox Live wirelessly

If you want to connect your XBOX to your ISP's Wi-Fi network, there is a simple way to do it. As shown in this video, the first step is to configure your laptop/PC to allow internet connection sharing. The XBOX already has an Ethernet cable bundled with it and so connecting i ...more

How To : Reboot your iPod Touch or iPhone

In this tutorial, we learn how to reboot your iPod Touch or iPhone. First, you will turn your phone off completely. After this, you will turn on iTunes on your computer. Then, you will connect your USB cable to your phone from your computer. Now, connect your USB cable while y ...more

How To : Connect to XBox Live without a modem or router

In this tutorial, we learn how to connect to Xbox Live without a modem or router. First, you will need to take an Ethernet cable and connect it to your laptop and to your Xbox console. After this, go to your computer internet connections and then go to the properties. Create a ...more

How To : Connect to XBox Live with an Ethernet cable

In this tutorial, we learn how to connect to Xbox Live with an Ethernet cable. First, connect the Ethernet cable to the Xbox console. Fit this in by looking at the ports and the plug that you have to see where it fits. Next, make a path from your router to the end of the cable ...more

How To : Make a DIY XBox 360 Wi-Fi adapter

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a DIY. XBOX 360 Wi-Fi adapter. First, go to your network connection properties on your laptop or netbook. From here, you will disconnect from any connection you have going. Then, select both connections and right click 'bridge connections ...more

How To : Take apart a Google Nexus One

In this tutorial, we learn how to take apart the Google Nexus One. First, take the battery cover off, then remove all the screws along the side and top of the phone on the back. Next, use an opening tool to pry the case off of the back. Then, pry the bottom cover off and then ...more

How To : Connect to XBox Live through WiFi on a laptop

In this tutorial, we learn how to connect to XBox live through WiFi on a laptop. First, you will need to connect the ethernet cable from your laptop onto your game console. After this, go into your start menu on your computer, then go to network connections through the control ...more

How To : Replace a laptop wireless card

If your wireless card is lost or damaged, you will need to replace it. In this tutorial, learn how to replace a missing or broken wireless card in a Windows based laptop. Your wireless card is essential if you plan on using any sort of WiFi or shared Internet connection, so yo ...more

How To : Download music into your PSP

This video will show you how to download or put music into your PSP Gaming Console. In order to do that you just need to follow these easy steps and instructions: The first thing that you need to do is to connect your PSP via USB Mode Connection. Now open the PSP folder and cr ...more

How To : Connect to Xbox Live with a laptop

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to connect to XBox Live with a laptop. In your task bar, locate your connection and double-click it. Select Network and Sharing Center. In the tasks, select Manage network connections and select your wireless connection. Click on Adapt ...more

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