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How To : Connect a USB hard drive to an Xbox 360

In this how-to video, you will learn how to connect a USB hard drive to your Xbox 360. This will be useful if you want storage for additional media and do not have enough space for it. First, turn on your system and then go to disk management and delete the partition. Back up ...more

How To : Reconnect the hard drive in a 3rd generation iPod

Check out this electronics tutorial video to learn how to reconnect the hard drive for a third generation iPod. Getting the hard drive re-connected to the logic board inside a 3rd generation ipod can be a little tricky to do, but watch as a technician shows you how to do it. T ...more

How To : Setup an Asterisk Server

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 There are several books and many scattered how to articles out there, but most are outdated and the information required to build Asterisk from beginning ...more

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 : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to thi ...more

How To : Resign and mod XBox 360 saved games with CK3

The XBox 360 Connectivity Kit is a powerful tool that you can buy for connecting your hard drive to a PC and sharing or manipulating saved game files. They can be a little tricky to figure out though. This two-part video will show you how to use CK3 (Connectivity Kit 3) to con ...more

How To : Disassemble your XBox 360 hard disc drive

There are lot of reason to take apart the hard drive on the XBox 360, most of them at least slightly nefarious. Whatever you intention, this video will show you how to disassemble the HDD completely, leaving you with a big case and a small hard drive that can be connected to a ...more

How To : Replace a hard drive in a 15" macbook Pro

The video starts by informing about the basic safety precautions, tools needed and backing up data prior to hard drive replacement. There are a series of screws which need to be removed in the following order.1. Removing the battery from the back and then remove three screws t ...more

How To : Install a 2.5" hard drive in an external enclosure

In this how-to video, you will learn how to install a 2.5" hard drive into an external closure. This will take only about five minutes. You will need a small Phillips screwdriver. Make sure you use anti-static precautions before performing this procedure. Take off the top of t ...more

How To : Connect and set up an instrument to Motif XS input

This tutorial shows how to connect and set up a device/instrument (in this tutorial it's an electric guitar) to your Motif XS audio input, how to apply two effects, how to record the audio together with a performance to a song or pattern, and finally how to export the whole so ...more

How To : String An Electric Guitar

A First Timer's Guide When some new guitarists break their first string they stash it in the closet and forget about it. Me, I put the sweaty axe back in its case and asked my parents to take me to the local music store. After a morning full of senseless racket emanating from ...more

How To : Remove the logic board from a G5 iMac

In this how to video, you will how to remove the logic board from the iMac G5. First, get the t6 screw driver and remove the screws in the corner. Unplug the airport card. Now, unplug all the cables connecting to the logic board. Now, unscrew the torx screws located on the log ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 17" MacBook Pro

In this how-to video, you will learn how to install a hard drive into a 17" Macbook Pro. Make sure you use the proper anti-static precautions before going on with this procedure. You will need a pry tool, a Phillips screwdriver, and a T6 screwdriver. Make sure you transfer you ...more

How To : Shop for an eReader

These days, eReaders are everywhere. For die-hard book nerds, eReaders offer the convenience of a full library without having to sacrifice shelf space. Sure, there are the paper buffs who swear that you just can't take an eReader with you into the bathtub, but when's the last ...more

How To : Boot Ubuntu on a Macbook Using a USB, Part 2

Here is an alternative method to run Ubuntu 10.04 on a Mac without actually installing it on your internal hard disk. The idea is to install Ubuntu on your USB flash disk, instead of installing it on your internal hard drive. I'm talking about a full disk installation. It won ...more

How To : Make a Banner for a Lightweight RC Plane

I decided to make a quick banner for my RC plane. It was basically free, but you might need to get a few materials if you don't have them. My plane is a Hobbyzone Champ, which is a hardy but tiny plane, weighing only 1.3 ounces with the battery. My how-to is modeled after this ...more

News : VARIOUS WINDOWS ISSUES RESOLVED BELOW...

STANDP'S WINDOWS 7 "ASTON-2" CUSTOMIZED DESKTOP IT ROCKS COMPLETELY!. DEC 07 Computer Backup If you have taken good care of your computer then you know what you have to do to keep it running smoothly. It has to be cleaned regularly so there isn't any dirt and dust on it. It ...more

How To : Backup your computer to an external hard drive

In this tutorial, we learn how to backup your computer to an external hard drive. All you need to do this is an external hard drive. After you connect your external hard drive to your computer, go to "my computer", then double click "external hard drive", then "setup file". On ...more

How To : Fix a PS3 Black Screen of Death

In this Video Games video tutorial you will learn how to fix a PS3 Black Screen of Death. For this you got to put the PS3 into stand by mode. Press down the button located at the top end of the console for 7-10 seconds and listen for 3 beeps. Repeat this step again. Then this ...more

How To : Install a hard drive in a 13" MacBook Pro.

In order to install a new hard drive in your MacBook Pro, you will need to save everything on Time Machine. You will need to be in a static free environment, a hard drive, and small screwdriver. After you have backup everything on Time Machine, turn your laptop over and unscr ...more

How To : Use your Ipod Shuffle as a hard drive

This video shows you how to use an iPod Shuffle as an external hard drive instead of an MP3 player. All you need to do is connect your iPod to your computer, open iTunes, and click a box. Use your Ipod Shuffle as a hard drive. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Transfer an iTunes Library from PC to Mac

How to transfer iTunes from PC to Mac You want to switch from PC to Mac and you want to take your iTunes library with you? There are several ways to move iTunes from your Windows PC to your new Mac. You can manually move all your iTunes contents to an external hard drive and ...more

How To : Back up your hard drive

You store everything on your computer's hard drive… precious family photos, your favorite music and video files, valuable financial information, and let's not forget about all that porn (just kidding). You can't back up your data when it crashes, so don’t wait another day to p ...more

How To : Reseat the hard drive in an iPod classic

First, get out a Swiss Army Knife and clean your hands. Then, take out the main blade. Next, on the right hand side of the IPod, stick the blade through between the gap to open the casing of the IPod. Then, turn the ipod upside down, so that the display side is facing the grou ...more

Review : Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Image via Tiger Mom Says. Amy Chua didn't realize what she unleashed when the Wall Street Journal published a string of excerpts from her book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, and titled it "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior". The article sparked a lot of interest and anger, ...more

How To : Carve Polyhedral Pumpkins

Halloween is coming up, so many of you may have a need or desire to carve a pumpkin and turn it into a Jack O' Lantern. This week we are going to explore carving our pumpkins into interesting geometric shapes. In this post, we will carve the pumpkins into spherical versions of ...more

How To : Connect a connectivity kit to your XBox 360 drive

The XBox 360 Connectivity Kit is a great tool for connecting your XBox 360 hard drive to your computer, allowing you to manipulate your saves easily. This handy video for beginners will show you how to hook up the CK3 to you XBox drive. Once that's done, you'll be well on your ...more

News : Fractals lets start with teory :)

What is fractal? Well, it's a geometric shape which sometimes is hard to draw but looks very nice. There are some fractals which are easy to draw for example Koch snowflake or Sierpinski triangle: Drawing Koch Snowflake: Draw a equilateral triangle (every side is equal) On e ...more

How To : Fix or recover a corrupt Windows registry

Learn how to fix or recover a corrupt windows registry following the steps outlined in this video tutorial. To begin, take the hard drive out of the computer with the corrupted registry and connect to another computer. To find the files you need to replace go to Start and My C ...more

How To : Jailbreak an iPod Touch or iPhone firmware 3.1.2

Blackra1n is one of the easiest jailbreak programs made. This jailbreak works for iPod Touch 1G, 2G, and the iPhone 1G and 3G. For an iPhone 3GS or an iPod 3G, this will be a tethered jailbreak, meaning that if you want to reboot your device, you will have to reconnect it to y ...more

News : Anonymity Networks. Don't use one, use all of them!

Introduction The 3 major anonymity networks on the Internet are Tor/Onionland, I2P and Freenet. If you feel confused on which one is the "best" one to use the answer is simple. Use all three! Each anonymity network is designed for a different specific purpose. One network al ...more

How To : Magnetize a Screwdriver

Oftentimes, when using a screwdriver it can be hard to keep the screw connected to the screwdriver. In this article, we show a trick on how you can magnetize your screwdriver so the screw will hold onto your screwdriver. Get a heavy duty magnet. Apply screwdriver to magnet fo ...more

How To : Set up and use IDE / SATA to USB adapters

If you're a certified computer nerd along the lines of NASA scientist Howard from "The Big Bang Theory," then you know how frustrating it can be transferring large amounts of data between an external hard drive or other drive and your main computer, especially when you're in a ...more

How To : String an Electric Guitar

A First Timer's Guide When some new guitarists break their first string they stash it in the closet and forget about it. Me, I put the sweaty axe back in its case and asked my parents to take me to the local music store. After a morning full of senseless racket emanating from ...more

How To : Fold an origami box and lid by Dave Brill

The origami version of a box and lid may seem like one of the simplest origami projects out there, but you should consider this origami box and lid the hard mode version of an otherwise beginner origami craft. Rather than use two sheets of paper total - one for the box and the ...more

How To : Use disk utility to format Mac drives

Gary teaches us how to use disk utility to format Mac drives in this tutorial. First, go to your utility folder in your applications folder. Now, look for all the drives connected to your computer. A disk is a physical drive and the volume is a hard disk on your machine. You c ...more

How To : Build a gaming PC at home

In this tutorial, we learn how to build a gaming PC at home. First, grab your processor and place it into the socket of the motherboard. Lock it into place, then apply compound on top, rubbing it in evenly. Next, install the heat sensor, which will keep the processor cool. aft ...more

How To : Craft a turquoise nugget bead and wire ring

Walk into L.A. hotspot Kitson any day of the week and you're sure to find a teeming collection of celebrity endorsed jewelry, at least half of which are bohemian and breezy, made out of skilled wire wrapping and exotically colored gemstones. They're pretty, yes, but unless you ...more

How To : Reset a wireless router

In this video, we learn how to reset your wireless router. You can use this if you are getting the "server can't be found" error, and it will work most of the time. First, grab your router and unplug the electricity and DSL plugs that are in the router. They will be round and ...more

How To : Share files and a printer in Windows Vista

If you are new to Windows Vista or are just starting to set it up to share with other local computers, you will need the help of this tutorial. In this video, learn how to share folders, files and a printer between computers using Windows Vista. This is not a hard process and ...more

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