Despite the recent problems with the 1.04 update for PlayStation 3 gamers, Call of Duty: Black Ops remains a juggernaut for Activision in the gaming community, and its sales alone prove it. Black Ops was released on November 9th, 2010, and in its first five days on the market ...more
Fix Ps3 Problems
Nothing in life is perfect, including video game systems. For the Xbox 360, it was the dreaded RROD and for the PS3 one of the most common problems has involved the blu-ray disk drive and/or laser. So in this particular tutorial, you'll find out how to fix game and blu-ray dis ...more
ChickHEN R2 is a pretty invasive piece of software by design, and the PSP has been known to error in a variety of ways during ChickHEN installs. This video will show you how to overcome some common problems with the installs, like accidentally having UMD's in the console's dri ...more
Is your Mac computer broken? Here are some basic troubleshooting tips that you might find useful before you take it into the shop to be repaired. These are some simple things that you can do to troubleshoot issues. If you are not a computer expert, you might have to bring your ...more
Determining exactly what of the thousands of parts on a modern car is broken is as difficult as doing the repairs many times. IN this video you'll learn how to diagnose and fix error codes P0171 and P0174 on a 2001 Ford Escape, which indicate vacuum problems.
Want to fix a backlit picture after the fact? This clip will teach you what you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features an ...more
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 301st installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to change ...more
How to fix common hair problems, like flat hair, frizzy hair and bad perms; get professional tips and advice for doing your own hairstyling in this free beauty video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Fix hair problems. Fix hair problems - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this ...more
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
iTunes not letting you sync your iPhone? This clip from CNET TV offers a useful fix. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 3G or perhaps just considering picking one up second hand, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For more information, includi ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to find and resolve sleep-related issues on an Apple computer running the Mac OS X operating system. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step in ...more
Using Photoshop CS2, this software tutorial demonstrates how to help alleviate lighting problems via the Shadow/Highlight tool. No matter if you are touching up vacation photos or professional images, this Photoshop tutorial can help you adjust lighting problems.
If you're having some microphone troubles on your Ubuntu Linux system, this video might help you troubleshoot and solve the broken mic problem. This is about fixing the microphone input specifically. This tweak should fix it. step 1. Launch terminal and type " sudo gedit /etc ...more
In an effort to appease iPhone fans eager for an NFC-equipped device, an option that is available on many other smartphones, Apple created Passbook, their version of a digital wallet. Passbook allows iOS 6 users to upload supported coupons, gift cards, and tickets directly on ...more
Run Windows 7 on your Mac using virtualization software like VMWare or Parallels only to find that the Microsoft OS can't see your Ethernet connection? Learn how to resolve that common problem with this free home computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV. For specifics, and t ...more
In this video, we learn how to fix and iPod touch LCD screen that is too dim/won't light up. First, open up the back case of the device and take out the battery. Make sure not to disconnect the battery that is attached to the battery. After this, take a tool, which you can pur ...more
There are so many things that can go wrong in a golf swing that it is hard to know what you did wrong so as to correct it. Watch and learn as this golf expert shows you some vital tips on how to improve your swing knowledge so you can get better on your own in this free video ...more
This will show you how to fix any music or sound problems within Mugen - the custom PC game engine. Plugins to get: plugin =looptype=1, plugins/in_mp3.dll, mp3, mp2, mpg plugin = plugins/in_vorbis.dll, ogg plugin = plugins/in_adx.dll, adx plugin = plugins/in_ape.dll, ape plug ...more
Want to know how to rebuild the icon cache on a Windows PC? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at Britec can present a complete overview of the process in just over two minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step ins ...more
This clip presents a general introduction to the Sony Vegas Pro 8 brightness and contrast filter. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sur ...more
Bill Myers shows you how to recover the lost windows, tabs, effects or other screen layout elements on the editing screen in Sony Vegas or Movie Studio.
Don't waste money on a bumper cover from Apple to save the reception on your new iPhone. In this clip, learn how to take a simple rubberband and solve all of your dropped call worries! This method is cheap, easy and well worth a shot. Best of all? It seems to work with all mod ...more
If your PS3 is YLOD (flashing the Yellow/Red/Green Light Of Death), try sticking it in the oven. Why does this work? Instructables user formulajake88 explains what causes YLOD and why the oven re-flow method will (likely) work: "There are several prevailing theories, includin ...more
Samsung's Galaxy S7 is an incredible piece of technology, but the Skype app that's preinstalled on some models may have some nasty issues, such as video and audio that freezes. Luckily, the fix for these problems is a simple one, although somewhat buried in the phone's Setting ...more
RC Car Action Magazine Editor Matt Higgins shows how to fix common rock crawling problems such as body repair and a spun hex. Taking a remote control vehicle off road can often result in some damage, like a cracked body or a spun hex. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to ...more
When it rains, it pours. If all sorts of electrical systems on your car have seemed to break at once with no relation to each other, they might actually be related. Watch this video to learn how multiple electrical problems in a car can often be traced to one source and fixed, ...more
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun and Mr. Excel, the 8th installment in their joint series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll le ...more
Whether you're interested in learning Microsoft Excel from the bottom up or just looking to pick up a few tips and tricks, you're in the right place. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, ExcelIsFun, the 25th installment in his "Highline Excel Cla ...more
The latest Google Play Services update has somehow broken major functionality in both Titanium Backup and Substratum. Titanium Backup has suddenly become stuck at zero percent while restoring, and Substratum simply fails to apply themes anymore. Both of these apps do require r ...more
If you're having trouble staying connected to Battlefield 3 on LAN, or if you're experiencing time outs or disconnects, take a look at this fix. You will need to follow several steps, including accessing the "services.msc" file and stoping the UPnP Device Host.
These simple tricks can prevent typical trail maladies and keep your hike going. Learn more from Backpacker's Gear School in the March 2007 Gear Guide, and at www.backpacker.com/video.
Several people have been reporting Wi-Fi problems after updating to iOS 6 on both iPads and iPhones. The connection might work sometimes, but it usually cuts out or takes forever to connect to anything, only to time out shortly after. It turns out this isn't so much a bug in ...more
Lots of people have problems with XBox Live matchmaking due to the NAT for their network not being Open. It's not readily apparent how to make your NAT open, but this video will show you how to do it. Router Passwords
If you're having trouble playing video files on your Playstation 3 from your media server this is a quick fix.
Normally, when you press the lever on your toilet in your bathroom, you expect it to flush, but sometimes your toilet just won't flush completely, or you have to hold the lever down to get it to work. Lowe's tells you that the problem might be the flapper, and they show you ho ...more
There have been hundreds of reports of users hearing a grinding noise when they place a disc into their brand new Xbox One video game consoles. To prove it, here is an awesomely sad compilation of Xbox One owners having the issue. Video: . Needless to say, shelling out 500 buc ...more
Google Now is an extremely intelligent personal assistant that automatically updates and prepares the most pertinent information for you on your Android device. Traffic updates, alternatives routes, weather conditions, and other important data is constantly being monitored and ...more
How to fix the freezing/crash issues in Grand Theft Auto 4 (GTA IV) during the install, loading, or in game.
At first, the Black Ops 1.04 patch seemed like a godsend. It was supposed to fix the horde of issues plaguing Call of Duty: Black Ops on the PlayStation 3. But when PS3 users started downloading and updating Activision's 1.04 update, they found that the supposed savior of onl ...more
One of the greatest consoles ever to exist in the world of gaming is the PlayStation 3, which even lets you do a million different things unrelated to games. But no matter how big of PS3 fan you are, you have to admit that the internal browser is not the greatest. Far from it. ...more
Not everything that Facebook does is in the best interest of its users. Just look at past examples such as social ads, facial recognition, and instant personalization. Users were perfectly fine without these, and they still are. And now there's another annoying problem that Fa ...more
It’s called Urophagia—the art of consuming urine. There could be any number of reasons for having the desire to drink your own urine (or somebody else’s). There’s the so-called term “urine therapy,” which uses human urine as an alternative medicine. In urine therapy, or uropat ...more
Verizon Wireless's most recent Android smartphone, the Motorola Droid Bionic, is having quite a few problems with activation. If you need support activating your Droid Bionic, take a look at this walkthrough for a quick little work around for the activation problem.
In this amazing, live tutorial (recorded obviously) Nick goes into great detail creating fake 3D text through creating multiple layers (without a script), as well as other great methods! This was a great video and even goes through some minor problems that you'll face when doi ...more
If you're running two CDJs and are looking for a way to fix some small tempo problems, or other major problems, this is the man to talk to! In this video you will learn how to use the jogg wheel, pitch and other pieces of the CDJ kit to fix major tempo problems as well as sync ...more
In this clip, learn how to utilize the Curves tool to fix luminance problems. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned designer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of the latest iteration of the application, ...more
The radiator cooling fans on your car are vital to keeping the car cool enough to run and pretty simple to work with. In this video you'll learn how to diagnose problems with and fix the radiator cooling fans in most modern cars. Problems include the fan motor, the fuse, and t ...more
The new version of Audacity seems to have some timing issues related to latency. This tutorial explains to you how to fix these recording problems.
This video home improvement tutorial shows how to avoid calling an electrician for really simple problems you can fix yourself. This easy demo shows you the trick to resetting a tripped breaker.
People are terrified of cooking rice for some reason, and claim that it never comes out right. They say it’s either a big gluey mess, or crunchy and under-cooked! Well, this method should fix all those problems.
Drip, drip, drip. Other than maybe a fly buzzing around your head in concentric circles, a leaky pipe is possibly the most annoying thing you can hear in the middle of the night when you're trying to get some sleep. Thankfully, though, a leaky pipe is one of the easiest plumbi ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to capture audio when shooting video. First, you will need to choose the location and survey the environment. Make sure you can control the noise outside. You will also need to close the gap between what you are recording and where the microphone ...more
If you've started bending your 3D animated character around in Autodesk Maya 8.5 and came across a broken bone sticking out that needs to pivot, then you've got a huge weighting issue. Check out this three-part video tutorial on how to correctly weight objects down in Maya. So ...more
If you're a LARP maniac, or just a fan of LSD-themed (Latter-day Saint) games and activities, then this tutorial is perfect for you. Watch this video to learn how to make a foam-padded sword that is easy and inexpensive. This level one boffer sword will take care of your LARPi ...more
The XBox 360 is far from perfect out of the box. It gets hot and it's beige are two things that spring to mind. This video will teach you how to mod your XBox 360 with some custom parts to fix these two problems. The parts are a Talismoon Whisper Max fan, an Aurora light kit, ...more
The alternator in your car is a vital part of your electrical system. If your battery is draining quickly or your battery light comes on for no reason, you probably have a bad alternator. Watch this video to learn how to assess problems with the alternator and fix them yourself.
Dripping taps can drive you mad, as well as waste water and stain your sink. Luckily, leaking taps can easily be sorted out once you've worked out what's wrong. Watch this video tutorial for tips on how to deal with dripping and leaking taps. Step 1: The modern style tap, one ...more
If you're new to Adobe Photoshop, editing photos can be a bit intimidating, especially when dealing with raw file formats. But with the help of this Photoshop tutorial, you'll be able to fix up your raw photos without any problems. Gavin Hoey walks you through his steps of Cam ...more
Your spark plugs are finicky by themselves, but did you know that the spark plug tubes in your engine can become loose or uneven, leading to your valve covers not sitting evenly? Watch this video to learn how you can fix your spark plug tubes and prevent engine problems.
The built-in operating system (BIOS) of your PC is the first thing it runs when it starts, and if you're having problems with your OS or other issues it's usually the place to go to fix them. Watch this video to learn the basics of the BIOS and how it can be used to change you ...more