Every device has ringtones these days, even tablets like the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Maybe it's because you can actually make phone calls from this Android tablet, or maybe it's just because of the alarm clock. But either way, you're going to want to change them every now and then ...more
Not only is Poptropica fun, it's also chock full of fun Easter eggs. In this clip from YouTube's Poptropica Cheats, you'll learn how to unlock and use a number of the better ones. Specifically, this clip will teach you how to customize your cell phone number as well as persona ...more
Learn how to change your status in BlackBerry Messenger on your BlackBerry phone. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video guide. For d ...more
Learn how to change the voice dialing language on a BlackBerry. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video guide. For detailed informatio ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to change the lock pattern on an Android phone. The lock pattern allows minimum security on the phone to prevent other people from tampering with your mobile files. Begin by going into the Settings and click on Location & security. Und ...more
You can change how the date appears on your Android phone. One of the salient advantages of a Google Android smartphone over, say, an Apple iPhone, is the inherent extendibility of the open-source Android mobile OS. There are a seemingly infinite number of settings to tweak an ...more
Tweak notification setting on your Android device. One of the salient advantages of a Google Android smartphone over, say, an Apple iPhone, is the inherent extendibility of the open-source Android mobile OS. There are a seemingly infinite number of settings to tweak and advanc ...more
Tired of your Android phone's boot screen? Watch this video and learn how to change it to this boot screen including this DROID audio. You can make your own custom boot screen for your Android and load it onto your phone.
Watch this video to learn how to replace your Nokia 7373 cell phone LCD screen. This method can also be used to change the top housing or fascia.
Watch this video to learn how to change the LCD screen on a Sony Ericsson W880 / W880i cell phone.
Watch this video to learn how to change the LCD screen on your Nokia N95 cell phone.
Watch this video to learn how to change the fascia, or face plate, on your Nokia N95 cell phone with a T5 Screwdriver.
Changing the hold music piped into your company phone is a prank some callers will appreciate—depending on what you replace it with. You Will Need * A set of cojones * Access to the radio that feeds the company telephones Step 1: Access the radio Access the radio that feeds ...more
Looking for a guide on how to set a custom default ringtone on your Android smartphone? One of the salient advantages of a Google Android smartphone over, say, an Apple iPhone, is the inherent extendibility of the open-source Android mobile OS. There are a seemingly infinite n ...more
watch this video to learn how to replace the LCD screen on your Sony Ericsson W300 / W300i cell phone.
The Prada cell phone (LG KE850) is a unique, sophisticated and elegant mobile phone with the first complete advanced touch interface. Check out this video tutorial on how to change themes on the LG KE850 Prada mobile phone. If you don't like your factory set cell phone themes ...more
Whenever you make FaceTime audio or video calls from your iPhone, Apple automatically uses your phone number or Apple ID email address as the caller identification. So when someone that you're calling sees the incoming call, they'll see it's from your phone number. But what if ...more
Apple demonstrated their continued interest and investment into the awesome world of augmented reality during their Sept. 12 event, highlighting a few new AR games that will appear on iPhones thanks to ARKit. But that's not all you can expect — as long as you have an iPhone wi ...more
Even if your default mobile browser is Google Chrome, you may not want Google to also be your search engine. Maybe you're not impressed with Google's search results all the time, maybe you want a more private search experience, or maybe you just don't want Google's hands over ...more
Want to use something other than Google as your default search engine? In this quick iPhone 4 user's guide, you'll learn how to change the phone's default search engine. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 4 or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure ...more
In this video from iPT2gGeec we learn how to change the font on the iPhone. Your phone needs to be jailbroken. Open up Cydia and search for Fonts. Select Font Swap. Install and confirm. Once loaded, go back to the home screen. It requires no reboot. You will see the Font Swap ...more
Shallisubscribe teaches viewers how to change the slide to unlock words on the iphone! First, you need to jailbreak your iPhone or iPod Touch! Next, open up Cydia and search for 'iFile'. Next, after downloading this open up Cydia and search for 'Slide to Unlock Killer'. You wi ...more
Changing your iPhone ringtone can be a pain, even in iTunes. Other ways to change your ringtone include downloading software that takes up hard drive space and clogs your applications folder. There is another way, and it's a website called Audiko. It's a website for free ringt ...more
Changing the carrier name from an unlocked iPhone's status bar has been possible to do ever since Cydia released Zeppelin earlier this year. The application comes with preset logos you can use such as Pac-Man, Space Invaders, the Assassin insignia of the Assassin Order from As ...more
Good battery life is one of the most important things any phone or tablet should have, but iOS 7 isn't always that great at handling power consumption. That leads to tunnel vision on the status bar's battery meter. After all, you don't want to be stranded in the middle of nowh ...more
More and more, our phones are becoming an expression of us. Whether it's the device we choose, the case it dons, or the ringer it bellows, we like to personalize. Unfortunately, there's not much you can do beyond cases and ringers on your iPhone, unless you jailbreak. We've a ...more
Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming services available and allows you a great degree of control over the way you experience your music. Included in that is the album art for your playlists. While not an option ingrained in the mobile app itself, changing a playl ...more
If somebody really wants to gain access to your iPhone, they'll get in. Phone thieves (and mischievous friends) can easily figure out your passcode just from looking over your shoulder or tracing over the oily smudges on the screen. And if you're using popular passcodes, birt ...more
If you want to cause one of your friends some extreme discomfort and possibly ostracization, try doing this to them! This video will explain a simple prank that you can pull when one of your friends / enemies leaves their cell phone unattended in your presence. I won't give it ...more
Smartphones tend to struggle when it comes to recording video in low light situations. Danish phone manufacturer Lumigon included a good camera capable of shooting 4K video on its latest phone, The T3, but the real interest lies in the second camera, which is a dedicated night ...more
Want to stick it to your mobile carrier by porting your cell number to Google Voice? Now you can! On Wednesday, January 19th, Google Voice began allowing select users to transfer their personal numbers to Google Voice for a one-time fee of $20. Though the feature is still in ...more
Prank Calls, Masked NumbersWho is calling your phone or your child's? Pranksters use a lot of tricks to make sure they can get on your nerves. Being able to trace prank calls is important because you're not going to learn much from your Caller ID, since most prank callers use ...more
Over the years, I have enjoyed playing with Asterisk. I have found Asterisk to be extremely powerful and fun to play with. There are several books and many scattered how to articles out there, but most are outdated and the information required to build Asterisk from beginning ...more
After years of false rumors and abandoned hopes, the day has finally come. Verizon Wireless is finally getting the Apple iPhone! No longer does AT&T monopolize the iPhone market. Three weeks ago, Verizon Wireless and Apple announced the iPhone 4's arrival to the nation's most ...more
Facebook is at it again. First they invaded your privacy with Instant Personalization, now they plan to take it a step further with their controversial plans to share users' home addresses and mobile phone numbers with third-party developers and websites. Due to user feedback ...more
Don't want one of your Facebook "friends" knowing your status updates? Prefer to keep a few of those "friends" out of your photo albums? Would you like to prevent a few "friends" from accessing your address? The simple answer would be to remove all of those so-called friends— ...more
For me, the idea of a smartphone with internet access was overkill for a cell phone. Wasn't that what my computer was for? Do I really need immediate access to the web? Must I update my Facebook every hour, from the palm of my hand? Do I need turn-by-turn directions from Googl ...more
Did you know that you can use Gmail to make free phone calls to anywhere in North America? We're not talking computer to computer, but actual free phone calls to cell phones and home phones. All you need is a Gmail account, a microphone, and speakers plugged into your compute ...more
It seems like nowadays, whenever Facebook rolls out a new feature, it's immediately controversial. Social Ads put your name and face in the spotlight, Instant Personalization shared your information with partner sites, third-party apps were allowed to access your home address ...more
How To : Log In and Access Blocked Websites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter & YouTube) from Work, School or Your Home Computer
You know it's crazy out there when governments start blocking social websites like Facebook, Twitter and even YouTube. But that's what happened in Egypt, when tens of thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets on Tuesday (January 25th) in hopes of ending Presi ...more
In a recent arbitrage tip, we showed you the secret to making money fast by buying and selling the same thing over and over again on eBay. But there's one thing you need to know about the buying part—get the lowest price possible! This article aims to show you some of the best ...more
The Google Nexus S smartphone is finally here! Well… almost. Nexus S is the first smartphone based on the Gingerbread OS (Android 2.3) and will be available for purchase online and at Best Buy store locations everywhere, come December 16th, with T-Mobile service. Aah… just ...more
You can customize the seven home screens on the HTC Droid Incredible cell phone by adding widgets, changing the live wallpaper, and creating scenes to fit your lifestyle. Live wallpapers move and respond to your touch and changing scenes is a quick way to match the Incredible ...more
Are you getting that nasty "Application access set to not allowed" error on your Nokia 5300 cell phone? Unfortunately, it's a problem for most Nokia 5300 owners, ones who wish to use 3rd party applications on certain carriers, like T-Mobile, who restricts the uses for branding ...more
It's 1976. The hottest arcade game on the market is Blockade (or Blokade), an 8-bit maze game for 2 players. You and your opponent must move your characters around the screen in 90-degree angles, leaving a solid line behind them. Whoever runs into one of the solid lines first, ...more
If you're tired of the standard themes on your iPhone or iPod and would like to change them without jailbreaking your phone then check out this video to see how to do it. You'l be using an app called DIY themes to make any theme you want!
As any informed PopSci reader will know, the iPhone is definitely a game-changing piece of hardware, but it's not without its problems. Chief among those nagging little imperfections, for me, was the recessed headphone hack that rejected any headphones but Apple's trademark gl ...more
The Xperia Play smartphone runs the Android OS and can be customized in many different ways. If you want to add icons, widgets, or change the wallpaper on the Sony Ericsson phone's homescreen, take a look at this walkthrough to make the mobile gaming device yours.
Learn how to change the default ringtone on a BlackBerry phone running version 5 of the BlackBerry OS. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by th ...more
Want to change the default web browser page on your BlackBerry Curve 8520? This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video guide. For detailed ...more
Swyping is no longer limited to English. In this clip, learn how to wave that finger across the keyboard in any language. It is actually quite easy to swap between languages and dialects on your Swype enabled phone. Follow along with this tutorial and you can text at the speed ...more
Battery life is often a big problem with new smart phones. In this tutorial, learn how to change the settings on your brand new HTC EVO 4G so that the battery lives longer on the 4G network. Don't get stuck with a dead phone- check out this clip and keep it alive!
My girlfriend was going away for a few weeks, but where she was going, there was no easily accessible Internet. She works mostly on the web, so it was imperative that she have a decent Internet connection during her travels. So, tethering her phone was the only real possibilit ...more
Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more
In this Electronics video tutorial you will learn how to use Bluetooth connectivity to share cell phone files. You are not hacking in to other people's phones as you need their permission to access their phones. You can change ringtones and pictures or share them with your fri ...more
A new introduction into the iPhone community is WordPress which easily allows you to easily control things like your WordPress blog on the move. Start off by tapping in your blog details, start writing a new post with a single tap, setting your tabs or publishing data right fr ...more
This video tutorial features Lisa Bettany, describing how to create your own ringtones on your iPhone. First you need to modify your import settings to aac encoder, then make sure you list high quality. When this is done hit "ctrl I" to set the time frame of your song. Right c ...more
On your Apple iPhone or Apple iPod Touch, your applications have icons, and those app icons have an automatic glossy feel to them, which presents a white streak on the top. If you don't particularly like that gloss effect, there is a way to remove it. This video tutorial will ...more
This is a video tutorial on how to cancel your Verizon contract without having to pay an early termination fee (ETF). You're going to need to things to accomplish this task; your Verizon Wireless customer agreement which you can get online, along with a copy of your latest Ve ...more
Tonight is the night. Christmas Eve. The night where Santa Claus and his trusty reindeer soar across the skies to deliver presents to all the good little boys and girls around the world. But tell me— do you know where Santa Claus is right now? No? But you could. Santa's work ...more