Control anyone's computer remotely using the free program Crossloop. This is great for performing remote technical support.
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Google's Chrome Remote Desktop, which allows for remote access to your personal computer from your smartphone, has been out for almost a year now. Sadly, it's only been available for Android devices—until now. So, if you got an iPhone (or other iOS device), you can now access ...more
Keyboard shortcuts are super useful for multitasking and saving time on the computer. But if you're like me, you might only know a few of the million of keyboard shortcuts that are out there. I pretty much know the most basic of basic shortcuts: copy, cut, paste, save, select ...more
Thanks to Flutter, it's now possible to control the music on your computer simply by making a few hand gestures. The app is available for both Windows and Mac and uses your computer's webcam to monitor your hand movements. Through the use of a few simple hand movements, you ca ...more
If you love the processing power of your personal computer, but prefer an Xbox controller to a keyboard and mouse, this tutorial is for you! You can set up your home gaming system to let you play games on your computer with an Xbox 360 controller!
With popular remote desktop app LogMeIn recently ending its free service, lots of Android users have begun looking for alternatives. There are some good ones out there like TeamViewer and Microsoft Remote Desktop, but today, Google released an app that makes a pretty good cont ...more
Bring harmony to your digital world by getting your iPhone and your computer to work together. Watch this video to get the scoop on RemoteMouse from Cydia, a hack that will turn your iPhone into a remote control for your computer.
Learn how to use apps to connect to your Mac and control it from the iPad. You can also use your iPad as a second monitor. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from MacMost can present a full overview of the process in about four minutes. For more infor ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to set up and use Synergy to control multiple Windows, Mac or Linux computers from a single keyboard and mouse. For more information, including a complete demonstration, and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started using thi ...more
Two computers, two displays...one keyboard and mouse. Molly Wood from CNET shows you how a free software app (Synergy) can make beautiful music between PCs, Macs, and even Linux.
This is a video tutorial in the Computers & Programming category where you are going to learn how to defrag your computer using CCleaner and disk defrag. First go to CCleaner and download the free program. After that install it and launch the program. Click on "analyze" and it ...more
Welcome back, rookie hackers! We recently began an exploration of ways to hack using the Bluetooth protocol. As you know, Bluetooth is a protocol that connects near field devices such as headsets, speakers, and keyboards. Its minimum range is a 10-meter radius (~33 feet) and ...more
This is a Tinkernut video cast. This video shows you how to control your computer (mainly games and miscellaneous programs such as Google Earth) using your webcam. Use a wii remote to send IR commands to your computer. You will need the software found here: http://www.camspa ...more
LogMeIn is an application that will let you control and view your computer from an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Learn how to use it with this free Apple user's guide. It's easier than you might think! So easy, in fact, that this guide can present a complete walkthrough of the p ...more
Have you ever been using your computer when a friend randomly decides it's time to start up a text message conversation? You usually have to stop what you're doing on the desktop, then go pick up your smartphone and respond to the text. Then, if your buddy replies with another ...more
In our society, multitasking is an obsession. Whether it's driving while using your phone (DON'T DO IT) or drinking a cup of coffee while typing up some work, we multitask at every turn of the day. People that work all day in front of a computer are especially prone to multita ...more
Using shortcuts to control the playback of your music on your computer makes life just a little bit easier. Instead of needing to open up an app, we've shown you how to use keyboard shortcuts, a Notification Center widget, and even Siri to control music on your Mac. Now we're ...more
The Jetsons may not have gotten everything right about the future, but even though we may not have flying cars or live in the sky (yet), one thing they imagined correctly was our electronics eventually being able to understand us. Speech recognition technology has come a long ...more
So, you've downloaded Boxee... Experience TV in a brand new way! This video will help you get started. You Will Need: • Boxee • A television (optional) • A remote control (optional) Step 1: Explore the feed and featured content Check out the home screen, Boxee’s command c ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to use VNC to remotely control an Apple desktop or laptop computer over the web. For more information, including a complete demonstration, and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started using this trick yourself, take a look.
VNC is a great protocol that you can use on Windows and Linux machines to remotely control computers. This is useful if you need to control your computer when away from home, help your grandma check her email, or help a client with a disk cleanup. VNC is secure in the sense th ...more
With AirPlay for iOS, Chromecast Screen Mirroring, and even third-party PC-pairing apps to play around with, getting your devices to interconnect could not be any easier than it is today. Samsung has never been prone to leave a feature unexplored, so in this mold, they create ...more
I still remember when I had to get up from my comfy spot on the couch to change the channel on my old television. So for me, the remote control may be one of the most underrated inventions of the last century. These days, remotes take on all sorts of shapes, not just the typic ...more
How To : Customize Your Mac's Top Keys to Control Either Functions or Built-in Features Without Using “Fn”
Mac keyboards are great when listening to music or watching a movie, since you can control what's playing without going back into iTunes or QuickTime Player. However, when you're using an app like Photoshop that uses the F7, F8, and F9 as shortcuts, it gets pretty annoying to ...more
Empea Berlin, a Germany-based company specializing in augmented, mixed, and virtual reality software, released a Facebook video a few months back showing off their experiments in smart home technology. Using a Raspberry Pi and a HoloLens unit, they were able to make a virtual ...more
I've had this idea in my head for almost a year now. I knew what I wanted to do, but wasn't sure if it would work. After a long time of armchair-engineering, I decided that the best way to test my idea was with a soldering iron and a screwdriver. Video: . Impressive? :) Guess ...more
What if you could have a secret hard drive connected to your computer that only you could activate? You can! Samimy shows you how to hack a remote controlled toy car and make a super secret hard disk drive in your computer, accessed via a secret activation key. This hidden eme ...more
This tutorial will work for most any 3D rendering program, such as Houdini, 3ds Studio Max or Maya. Learn how you can replicate the dynamic look of fire, smoke and explosions. Create digital fire and other fume effects with your computer.
Keynote is a Mac-based software program designed around presentation. While you can use it to make videos, you can also create a Keynote project which is just narrating a slideshow, or present a series of ideas to get your point across.
The Citrix Receiver is an app that allows you to securely access your desktop and business applications directly from your Droid Bionic smartphone. You will first need to make an account at the Citrix site, and from there you can decide what you want to have access to on your ...more
What if your computer just crashed and you've suddenly lost of your personal photos? Those are memories you can never get back in the digital world, unless... This video gives a brief demonstration showing you how to copy digital photos from your iPod or iPhone to your comput ...more
This is a video for people who want to speed up their computer. In this video the presenter shows various ways to speed up your Mozilla Firefox by installing various add ons. The presentation of the video is very simple to understand. The presenter shows the way of using tweak ...more
In this Electronics video tutorial you are going to learn how to hook your phone up to your computer using Bluetooth. Keep only one phone around the computer while doing this. On the phone go to options, discovery mode and ensure discovery mode is ON. Then go to ‘horizon’ > me ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to rip a DVD to a computer using Handbrake. First, go online and download Handbrake, then install it. Once you've done this, open up the program and then go online and download/install http://www.dvd43.com/. Now, place your DVD into your computer ...more
Want to create complex paper cut outs that a die cut machine just can't handle? One option is to use the Craft Robo, which will let you create your own welded shapes and patterns on your computer and then cut them out on your paper.
Have all the other tutorials on this site inspired you to create your own? Here's a tutorial on creating a tutorial! CamStudio is a free software program you can use to record a tutorial directly off your computer. This video shows you where to download it, as well as helpful ...more
It is possible to add a little extra personality and ting to your facebook, myspace, or most any messaging system online by adding characters such as hearts, smiley faces and many more. With this video you will see the simple alt codes you can use to personalize your messages ...more
In this CNC Basics Video we go over CAD. CAD Stands for Computer Aided Design. During the CAD step we take our initial design and translate it into the computer. We do this CNC Step so we can change the design, resize it, save it, transfer it to someone else, etc. So check out ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use Remote Desktop on Windows Vista to connect to another computer over a network connection, specifically Windows XP. You can get access to your Vista applications or data stored on a remote computer from your XP PC. Users will ne ...more
How to send text messages from your using Trillian, just follow the some few steps. First step is use Internet Explorer download the Trillian. Second step is its like a way2sms. Third step is login the page and create new login and you can get the new login and id. After th ...more
This video explains how to send the Text message to any where specifically to mobile using Yahoo mail. To do that first type the "www.yahoo.com" or "www.yahoomail.com" in the browser. And then choose the Mail option from the front page of the yahoo website. From that click the ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to send a fax for free with your computer. First, go to the website MyFax. You will see a screen with forms to fill. Fill out the appropriate information, such as your name and who you are sending it to. You can also enter an external m ...more
The number 9. When applied to magic, it's more than just a simple number. The number has a special property that allows others to be deceived, if they don't know any better. And this magic trick will make your victims think you're using mind control on them using your psychic ...more
Logic can be a powerful tool for tracking, and even mixing! If you're curious about Logic Pro 9's capabilities as a mixing tool, check this out! In this video you will learn how to create a dynamic mix for your music by using automation controls to allow you to raise and edit ...more
Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episod ...more
This video shows you how to control your computer from your iPod touch. 1. Go to UVNC. Click on Installation. This will take you to download options. Download the latest stable version. 2. Install Hamachi, which helps you find your computer's IP address. Click on Download Here ...more
The terms "wallpaper" and "desktop picture" refer to an image used as a background on a computer screen, usually for the desktop of a graphical user interface. 'Wallpaper' is the term used in Microsoft Windows, while the Mac OS calls it a 'desktop picture'. In this video you w ...more
Ever had a computer fan that started to sound like it was grinding flour or mowing the lawn? In lieu of purchasing a replacement fan, you might try reviving it with motor oil, any average bottle of which will last for years and thousands of fans. Learn how in this video tutorial.
This tutorial is aimed at using Cheat Engine to cheat at games that are not online, such as Need for Speed (demonstrated in this video). Change your stats, add extra inventory items or increase your amount of money or experience points!
The thenewboston shows you some short tips on how you can speed up your computer. He is using the Windows Vista Operating System for the demonstrating. He says he believes it should also work with Windows XP. The first thing that he says to do is go to your start panel and the ...more
Have you ever thought of tuning your ukulele or guitar with your personal computer? Why not? One of the advantages is greater accuracy. Don't fiddle around too much with the instrument - just select the correct notes, and you're well on your way to a finely tuned ukulele or gu ...more
This is a directional video of how to increase the speed of a Windows Vista PC. The first step is to uninstall programs that you do not use. Then you want to go into MSCONFIG and remove unnecessary start up entries. You can also configure the performance options of your comput ...more
For some of you out there, today may be a looooong Friday. But have no fear, if you've yet to furtively accomplish shaving off a few extra minutes from the office clock, there is an alternative for getting through the day: computer pharmaceuticals. Relax, moms, we're not talki ...more
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to build your own miniature computer numerical control (CNC) machine. A CNC machine acts as a controller that reads G Code instructions for machine tools such as drills and printers. To perform this task, you'll need some g ...more
With so many cloud storage services out there, many people are starting to keep their important documents online, especially when they know they'll need to view them when they're away from their computer. That's all well and good, but I'm still human, and I forget things. Som ...more
Want to search through your Samsung Galaxy S III or other Android smartphone using only a web browser? Thanks to XDA-Developers member Metal Droid, you can now access and download anything from your phone through any browser on your computer using DroidXPlorer. With DroidXPlo ...more
Getting caught using your iPhone at school or work (when you're using it for personal reasons) can be a little bit embarrassing. Even worse, it can be detrimental to how you're perceived by your teacher or boss. But sometimes you just have to beat that next level of Candy Crus ...more
The PlayStation 3 is a sweet gaming system, and even though Blu-ray discs didn't really live up to all the hype and there is still no HBO GO app available, I love my PS3. One of the coolest things about it is that you can customize it to look however you want. One of the most ...more
If you're tired of fumbling with the Control Center every time you need to turn off your iPhone's LED flashlight, you'll be happy to know there's a faster way. Using a simple trick that was discovered by Redditor 49599066, you can actually toggle your flashlight off in less th ...more
This is finding some of your vulnerability using Lynis. This tool Lynis is used on Unix and Linux type operating systems (sorry windows). So lets get started What Is Lynis and How to Install Lynis is a security checking tool which can help you harden your security defenses. ...more