Google Earth Hacks

How To : 11 Weird & Wonderful Uses for Magnets

Other than sticking your crayon drawings onto your refrigerator door, magnets have a variety of unexpected and sometimes surprisingly practical uses, ranging from keeping your chip bags sealed to creating weird patterns on your nail beds using magnetic nail polish. The strong ...more

How To : Hack Google

Learn how to hack Google with this amazing video. This video will teach you how to hack Google by using advanced search operators and esoteric search terms to find “hidden” files and mp3s quickly and easily; you'll also learn how to use Google to hack unprotected Internet-cont ...more

How To : Work with KML in Google

In this hands-on workshop, Googlers Mano Marks and Pamela Fox show how to use tools within Google Maps, Google Earth, and Google Spreadsheets to create, import, and edit KML. They also show a quick integration of KML in the Maps API, and briefly mention geo search and indexing ...more

How To : Make scaled maps in Sandbox 2 for the game Crysis

So, you're addicted to that award-winning, science-fiction, first-person shooter, computer game Crysis, are ya? Well, then you probably know a bit about the Sandbox 2 level editor then, don't ya? Well, if you need to figure out how to make 1:1 scaled maps in Sandbox to go int ...more

How To : Control your computer with a webcam & Wii remote

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

How To : Create rotating planets and moons in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Remove old web page content from Google's index

Google is the biggest and best search engine on Earth, and if you are a webmaster and want your website to be a big success it would really behoove you to know as much about how it works as possible. The Google Webmasters series of videos and website were created to teach webm ...more

How To : Install the Cyanogen mod on a Nexus One smartphone

See how to install the Cynaogen mod on a Google Nexus One phone. Whether you're the owner of a Google Nexus One Android smartphone or just covet one, you're sure to enjoy this Nexus One owner's guide from Nexus One Hacks, which presents a complete, step-by-step walkthrough of ...more

How To : Turn your Nexus One smartphone into a WiFi hotspot

Interested in tethering a WiFi device to your Google Nexus One phone? This guide will show you how it's done. Whether you're the owner of a Google Nexus One Android smartphone or just covet one, you're sure to enjoy this Nexus One owner's guide from Nexus One Hacks, which pres ...more

How To : Overclock a Google Nexus One phone to 1.113 GHz

Want to overclock your Nexus One phone? Whether you're the owner of a Google Nexus One Android smartphone or just covet one, you're sure to enjoy this Nexus One owner's guide from Nexus One Hacks, which presents a complete, step-by-step walkthrough of how to install a Sega Gen ...more

How To : Have fun with Google's "I'm Feeling Lucky" tool

Learn to access a number of Google Easter eggs with this simple Google hacker's how-to. Best of all, each of these Easter eggs can be found directly from Google search through use of Google's own "I'm Feeling Lucky" tool. The full list of Easter eggs explored in this video is ...more

How To : Hang Curtains Without Making Holes in the Wall

For anyone who lives in a space that may frown upon making holes in the walls, or for anyone who may not want to take on such a task, there's a simple alternative to hanging curtains or drapes. And the answer is brilliantly simple. Look no further than 3M Command hooks. Yes, ...more

How To : Star gaze with your kids

In this video, Daddy Troy teaches us how to star gaze with your kids. This can get your kids interested in space and teach them a thing or two, while still having a good time. First, Google offers a service called Google Earth, which will show your child the entire earth, moon ...more

News : DIY Instant Indoor Skydiving

If you're like me, just the idea of skydiving triggers nearly-pee-in-the-pants petrification. But with a little imagination, plus Google Image Search and a projector, and all of us ninnies out there can pretend to do the real thing: "All it takes to skydive on Google Earth is ...more

How To : Connect a Wiimote to a PC

Most people own a Wii system, or at least have seen the infamous Wiimote that serves as the controller for the console. What most people have overlooked is that this handy piece of technology can be set to work on PC. Surf the web or scroll through photo albums without the nee ...more

How To : Listen to FM Radio on a Google Android Smartphone

Android smartphones have all sorts of connectivity chips built in, including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, and mobile data. But what about AM or FM radio, two of the most common methods of wireless communication? The truth is, it really depends on your device. Some phones come ...more

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