At last month's I/O event, Google demonstrated a set of cool new features that were said to be coming to the Chromecast soon. While we may not be able to set custom backgrounds or cast content without being on the same WiFi network just yet, the biggest feature of them all has ...more
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Getting hot and steamy can be awesome, as illustrated in the 1997 smash hit Titanic. But having the bathroom mirrors fog up during a nice hot shower can be very annoying. Getting ready in the morning can already be rush, and having to wipe down your mirrors after your shower i ...more
Arguably Chromecast's biggest feature since its launch, screen mirroring functionality started rolling out to select devices earlier this week, and in a word, it's awesome. With minimal latency (lag), screen mirroring expanded the functionality of our $35 dongles to a great e ...more
Screen mirroring was a long-awaited feature for the Chromecast, now available for select devices (and even more with root). While great news for those who couldn't wait to play games, watch movies, and browse pictures on a big screen, it did mean that you had to keep your devi ...more
So we got half a Maya model...now what? We mirror it over and merge the vertices, all with one command, to get us a solid object. We use the dolphin from our organic polygon modeling series, but the technique can be applied to any polygon model. Watch and learn how to mirror g ...more
Here's a trick that has the potential to creep anyone out. Watch this practical joke how-to video to learn how to write a hidden message on a mirror. Use anti-fog solution and a q-tip to write a secret message on a mirror to scare someone coming out of the shower. You'll have ...more
With Google's recent release of the Software Developers Kit for Chromecast, Android gurus now have a roadmap of sorts to guide them in adding Chromecast functionality to their apps. The results are beginning to pour in. Koushik Dutta, of CyanogenMod and AllCast fame, has just ...more
Need to upgrade your bathroom's mirror? Well, first you need to take down the old one! And Eric shows you how it's all done in this video guide from GardenFork. Removing a mirror that's been glued to the wall is tricky, but it's nowhere near impossible to take down. Eric cover ...more
This software tutorial shows you how to mirror geometry when modeling in Zbrush. This is a more non-organic method of sculpting in Zbrush but it allows you to duplicate details on both sides of an object without having to redo the details. Learn how to mirror geometry in secti ...more
Someone has just smashed the side mirror off your perfect Nissan Altima that you parked on that busy road you know you shouldn't have parked on anyway, so now it's up to you to repair it— unless you want to pay an overpriced mechanic, who will charge you for parts, labor, and ...more
OK, you've beaten everything from the 2X2 Rubik's cube all the way up to the 6X6. Now it's time to try something different. This video shows how to solve the Rubik's cube Mirror Blocks cube. It's tricky at first but follow the video and figure it out! Don't forget to check out ...more
When you're sitting at your desk trying to get some work done, your Android device can be a big distraction. If a text comes in, you have to pick up your phone, unlock it, then respond with the clumsy touch screen keyboard—and by then, you've probably forgotten what you were d ...more
Okay, you've beaten everything from the 2x2 Rubik's cube all the way up to the 6x6. Now it's time to try something different. This video shows how to solve the Rubik's Mirror Blocks puzzle cube. It's tricky at first, but follow the video and figure it out! Video: .
OK, you've beaten everything from the 2X2 Rubik's cube all the way up to the 6X6. Now it's time to try something different. This video shows how to solve the Rubik's cube Mirror Blocks cube. It's tricky at first but follow the video and figure it out!
Ever wanted to have your own window into the infinite? By using this tutorial by Shooting Eggs, you can create an infinity mirror that will show rows of colored lights that seem to recede into the distance forever. It's a trippy illusion you can create with simple and inexpens ...more
Recently, I decided to install Kali 2016 as dual boot on my laptop. Everything install perfectly up until the installer gave me the option to set up the package distribution mirror. No matter what setting I provided, no mirror would set up correctly. I was forced to continue t ...more
The flurry of Chromecast capable apps is slowly starting to gain steam; we've already shown you how to stream your local content from Android and iOS devices, but today we've got the teaser that many of us have been waiting for—full screen mirroring. What makes screen mirrori ...more
Learn how to use the Mirror Modifier tool in Blender to mirror half of a cube so when you model a head from the cube or anything you will only need to work on 1 half of your model.
Wish you could fly like Superman? Now you can, with a little magic (or more appropriately, illusion). This magic trick lets you float horizontally in midair, and it's simple to perform. This video reveals the secret, which is as simple as a box and mirror. Check out the secon ...more
Though tricky to hang, mirrors can add a spacious and elegant feeling to any room. Learn how to properly measure and hang your frameless wall mirror safely and effectively.
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make a mirror silvering solution from silver nitrate, ammonia, sugar, and sodium hydroxide. Glass surfaces can be given coatings of silver that make them into mirrors. WARNING: Perform the whole science experiment in ...more
Mirror Mode is a feature provided with the Motorola Droid Bionic that allows you to connect the Android smartphone to an HD TV or computer monitor via an optional HDMI cable. Then, you can watch HD videos and look at pictures you've taken with your Bionic on your TV or compute ...more
In this video, Mark Donovan shows us how to mount a mirror on a door. First, take the mirror and position it the height you want it located. Then, mark the top with a pencil and make sure the mirror lines up with lines on the door and it's in the center. Now, screw in the door ...more
If you're in a 3D modeling class, then you might want to check out this Autodesk Maya 8.5 two-part video tutorial. These videos cover how to do a duplicate mirror merge. So, if you want to build an animated character in Maya, just watch for these tips on a dup mirror merge. Pa ...more
This trick used to be called, "You do as I do". Here's an updated presentation that will win you a free drink.
When it comes to getting your computer and smartphone to work well together, there's no service more robust and capable than AirDroid. For years, it's been the go-to tool for users looking to transfer files between their devices or access contact lists and call logs from their ...more
Captain Disillusion puts Japan under the vectorscope to debunk the mirror girl ghost camera trick illusion.
Did you know there is more than one way to mirror geometry in Maya? You are probably familiar with the newer mirror tool but there used to be another way to mirror your geometry. See how we used to kick it before some of these tools came around in the later versions of Maya. A ...more
Do you have a mirror that needs fitting in your bathroom, living room, or bedroom? From My Glass Trades, a video on how to cut mirror. Learn about the tools and techniques used to cut mirror and how to use an oil filled glass cutter and neophenolic L square. Get your project d ...more
Halloween inspires all of us to scare the willies out of friends and family. Nothing gets people more in the Halloween mood than being spooked, right? Check out this video to learn how to pull off a scary Halloween "message on a mirror" prank. You'll need a mirror that's next ...more
This video demonstrates how to make a broken mirror effect using Photoshop. For this firstly in a picture in Photoshop click twice on the level to unlock it.Then select the polygon lasso tool and draw the various forms you would like to give to the pieces.Inside the form,clic ...more
If you consider yourself a "laser" man, then you probably know all about front-surface mirrors. But do you know how to make an FS mirror? This video from AP Digital light will show you how to make cheap first surface mirrors. You'll need an acrylic mirror sheet, safety glass, ...more
This instructional photography video with Jim Talkington explores tabletop studio photography done with mirrors. Use just one light and several mirrors to light your subject. You can also use silver poster board or white poster board to reflect the light from the strobe. Mirro ...more
Here is one method of banking a pool shot, which is usually called the mirror bank or ghost table trick shot. The first thing you need to do when you walk into the pool hall, or billiards room, is to measure the table. Then, just watch this video tutorial to see how to do the ...more
The initial idea for this project was to use magnets in the tips of the stellated octahedron and the intersections of the metal rings for either suspension or even a sort of weightless rotation. This turned out to be a bit too ambitious considering I'm working with found mirro ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to mirror or clone a Wacom Cintiq pen display. It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over five minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step in ...more
Tinkernut shows you how to repel steam from mirrors and windows by using shaving cream. Believe it or not, shaving cream is an excellent way to prevent mirrors or windows from becoming fogged over. Just smear shaving cream over the window/mirror and wipe it off using a damp cl ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn how to perform the "Infinity Mirror" magic trick. For more information about the trick and its execution, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started incorporating this trick into your own routines, watch this free video m ...more
Led infinity mirror that I make with some materials like mirror from old hard drive,leds,plastic mirror sheet and battery holder. Video: . Make sure you subscribe for more awesome videos from the macobt projects! Subscribe to my YOUTUBE channel:http://www.youtube.com/subscrip ...more
This After Effects tutorial shows you how to shatter a mirror or any other glass surface.
Fool your friends, scare your cat, play a game while also admiring your physique! This "magic" mirror lets you do all that and more by letting you display words, pictures, videos, and even some games—all controllable through a mobile phone. Video: . It works by rigging an LED ...more
In this video the tutor shows how to find the mirror point using a quadratic equation. He says that to graph a parabola you need to find the mirror point symmetrical to the Y-intercept. Now he explains how to find a mirror point using an example with sample values. He begins w ...more
This 3ds Max video tutorial will show you various ways to mirror your object and the pros and cons of each. Then, it will demonstrate various methods of subdividing your mesh in Autodesk's 3D Studio Max digital graphic modeling software.
Check out this video guide for Mirror's Edge on the iPad! Mirror's Edge is a single-player, first-person, action-adventure video game available for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, but there's also a side-scroller version for iOS (Apple's iPad and iPhone), and that's what you' ...more
This is a video walkthrough for Chapter 2: Jackknife (PT. 1/2) in Mirror's Edge for the Xbox 360. The game has a realistic, brightly-colored style and differs from most other first-person perspective video games in allowing for a wider range of actions—such as sliding under b ...more
This video tutorial is for beginner puzzlers who are getting more advanced in their speedsolving of the Rubik's Cube. When solving the Rubiks Cube, there are these mathematical equations called algorithms, which I'm sure you already know, but in this algorithms you may find th ...more
Although there isn't an actual mirror tool in SketchUp, it is easy to mirror anything with the scale tool. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the scale tool for mirroring purposes in SketchUp. This tutorial covers, how to mirror objects using the scal ...more
This video will show you how to install a replacement side rear-view mirror on a 2002-2008 Dodge Ram truck. For this auto repair, you will use a T40 Torx driver, a Phillips screwdriver, a flat blade screwdriver and a 10mm wrench. This video also contains instructions for the e ...more
This 3D software tutorial shows you how to use the mirror modifier (same as the mirror tool) in 3ds Max. The mirror modifier allows for procedural mirroring of objects. As a one time operation thesymmetry modifieris better but, that being said, if stacked, the mirror modifier ...more
Aqua mirrors are aquariums and mirrors built in one. Brought to you by Gomi Style. They use plexi instead of glass for the aquarium for the easiest cleaning. It's a night light and a mirror!
When modeling organic models like humans or animals where symmetry between sides is crucial, the best way to work is by building one side and mirroring it to create the other. This is the best way to insure your person or creature looks the same. In this software tutorial you ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to replace a side mirror on a 1995 GMC Sonoma. First, take a wooden wedge and shove it in the switch inside your door so you don't kill your battery. Now, remove your window handle by sliding a tool inside and popping the handle off. Now remove t ...more
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the smartest of them all? Since Max Braun's Medium post went viral back in January of 2016, smart mirrors have been appearing on tech blogs in all shapes and sizes. Some are technically sound, some incredibly easy, but all are visually compel ...more
Are you looking to add to the Native American inspired decor in your home? This video crafting tutorial shows how to make a dream catcher style mirror. While this mirror is not a particularly authentic dream catcher, it's reminiscent of the American Indian traditional emblem. ...more
Learn how to make your bathroom mirror unsteam. The trick is to use soap solution on the mirror.
MAKE and Kipkay brings the do-it-yourself mindset to all the technology in your life. Make Magazine celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your own will. In this video tutorial episode of Weekend Projects with Kipkay, you'll learn how to build a pseu ...more
In this video we will show you how to replace side view mirror on your 04-10 Toyota Sienna. Video: .
In this video we learn how to use the Mirror Lock Up on the Canon 40D. First, press the shutter and lock up the mirror. Second, press down on the exposure. Do this with a remote if you have one or use the timer mode. To do this, turn it out of focus then turn it on two or ten ...more
This illustrate us how to make paper mache mirror. Here are the following steps.Step 1:Take a piece of cardboard and make two circle on it with two different circumference.Step 2: Now cut through the outer circle as well as the inner circle to obtain the rim.Step 3 : Now take ...more
If you've got a large antique mirror or maybe just a regular mirror that needs some cleaning, if you just clean it with whatever you feel like you run the risk of smudging or scratching the mirror. In this video you will learn how to properly clean the mirror without scratchin ...more