Only a few people turned out for last week's workshop on Saturday, but they were all interested in learning this technique for hiding secret stashes with ordinary blocks. After that was covered, we even went on to teach each other different designs afterward! It was a great le ...more
With Instagram's archive feature, we have the pleasure of hiding all our stupid photos of #gettingcrunk from back in the day. This wonderful new IG feature will still allow us all to cherish those embarrassing moments in our life, yet hide them from those people we hope would ...more
Some people are of extremely secretive nature. They do not like sharing their personal events in their lives with anyone. Thus people around that person wont be able to figure out details on their life's personal matters. It is not like they want to hide some mysterious secret ...more
Brian Tong shows you how to avoid awkward text message situations on the iPhone and Android platforms.
No matter how careful or decent you are, there will always be pictures or videos that you want to keep private. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but if someone were to go through my photo gallery, only one word would be coming out of my mouth—"%@&#!!" If you want ...more
Unlike some of the popular app lockers out there, a new app called PrivateMe completely erases apps, files, and their associated footprints from your smartphone. Think of PrivateMe as a micro-OS within your smartphone's system. This miniature ecosystem can operate copied apps ...more
In this Windows 8 tutorial, you will learn how to show and hide desktop application icons. The benefit of this is it allows you to quickly hide desktop icons and show them again when you need to have access via desktop. Also, if you have a business meeting it could be helpful ...more
Messaging apps can be a double-edged sword. Not only do they let you interact with other people, but they also let you go back and reminisce on past exchanges. However, that same archive can be used against you in certain situations. Luckily, Signal can be manipulated to remov ...more
You can view battery information in the Today View, you already know what carrier services you, and you can quickly figure out with normal use whether your display orientation is locked, so what do you need the status bar at the top of your iPhone? If you don't find much use f ...more
I hate folder names, especially the one Apple shoves down our digital throats. On a computer, they make total sense, but on my iPhone, it's just more clutter on the home screen. You can tell what folder is what just by looking at the app icons within it, so why are we forced t ...more
If you're ever paranoid about locking yourself out of your house, the worst thing you can do is to hide your spare key in an obvious spot, like under the doormat, under a planter, or anywhere near the front door. One of the most fool-proof ways to hide your keys is to give a ...more
How To : Hide Your Secret Files in a JPG Image Without Exposing Anything in ADS (Alternate Data Streams)
I was looking around on this site and this article caught my eye. It was about hiding text in ADS or Alternate Data Streams. While this is nothing new in the tech world, it seems that more and more people are looking at ADS for one reason or another. Years ago, I created a si ...more
Android lets you sync your contacts across devices. The OS will use not only contacts saved on your phone, but also your Gmail. This choice can lead to a contacts list populated with entries that don't have a phone number, which can quickly add up. To mitigate this problem, th ...more
Facebook has been "improving" their interface in several different ways in attempt to combat the threat of Google+. One big change is the introduction of a news ticker in the top right corner that constantly feeds updates from friends and organizations you are connected with o ...more
The video shows us how to use a proxy server with Firefox to hide your IP address. you can actually use this to avoid the hacking and various things that are blocking you from websites. Firefox is one of the easiest way to do this and for doing this you need to Google search t ...more
If you would like to use your Facebook chat but are hiding from a particular friend, check out this tutorial. Sometimes you just aren't in the mood to talk to certain people and you don't want them to see that you are online. In this video, you will learn how to create block l ...more
Minecraft is all about survival and building the coolest fortress in the land! But if you're looking for something that's a little more aesthetically pleasing for your gates without having to have all those redstone circuits everywhere, you're in luck! In this video you will l ...more
While it may not be an obvious feature, Apple actually built a way into iOS that lets you hide specific pictures and videos in the Photos app that you want to keep on the down-low, for your eyes only. If you show off your photos a lot or stream slideshows to your TV, this is a ...more
This video tutorial will show you how to hide/change your IP address so that you can bypass websites that have blocked your IP address or so that you can surf anonymously. The websites used in this video are cmyip.com and torproject.org.
You see before you the humble block: This single, unassuming block couldn't possibly hold anything of value, right? That's only what we want thieves to think! With a little bit of magic, this block (or any other basic block) can be turned into a secret chest capable of keepi ...more
When you receive a photo or video from a contact in WhatsApp, after you load it, it's automatically saved to your phone's local storage. That means all received content from WhatsApp is visible to anyone who gains access to your default photo gallery. Luckily, there's a new fe ...more
Welcome to part two in a series about steganography, the art of hiding things in plain sight. We are practicing steganography because it can be a useful skill if you don't have access to encryption software, or need a quick solution to make sure the sender and recipient are th ...more
Proxies can be quicker to use than a VPN for specific applications, like web browsers or torrent clients. Both services will hide your true IP address, but a VPN is slowed down because it encrypts all data through a VPN network, while a proxy just acts as a middleman for fetch ...more
Thanks to the internet and its increasingly lack of privacy, secrets don't even seem safe in our own homes anymore. So how do you hide your secrets, stash your cash, or keep your valuable jewelry out of sight where no one can find it? Well, the answer might be right above you. ...more
Have you ever noticed that some Android gallery apps display every last photo that you have stored on your device? This is particularly annoying when most stock gallery apps don't provide an option for hiding certain folders from your filmstrip view. Then there are music playe ...more
BUD (Block Update Detector) switches can essentially take the place of a regular switch like a lever or a button, but instead of having a "usable" function like pressing the button or flipping the lever, BUD switches trigger when a block next to a piston changes states. There ...more
When it comes to security, there are usually only a handful of things that you want protected from prying eyes on your iPhone—private photos, scandalous videos, and important text, such as credit card and social security numbers. Protecting your iPhone with a lock screen pass ...more
See how easy it is to hide the view cube in the Maya viewport.
This is the first step in tanning hides and making leather the old fashioned way. Sometimes called braintan, smoke tan, Indian tan or home tan. Watch this demonstrator scrap the hair and grain from the hide.
Preparing a cow hide can be a bit trocky if you don't know how to do it properly. Lucky for you, that's what we're here for! Watch this two part tutorial on how to properly tan a cow hide. Enjoy! Join us as we look at some of the techniques of tanning a hide. We will use a pi ...more
After several Android phones started incorporating the iPhone X's notch, the online community was vocal, with many expressing hatred for the trend. Well, thanks to XDA Forum Moderator Zacharee1, we already have an app to undo the incoming wave of notches. As we wait for the a ...more
Teach Excel demonstrates how to completely hide the Ribbon menu system in Excel 2007 as soon as the workbook is opened. This will be done by writing a macro which hides the Ribbon only for the specific workbook in which the macro is implemented. Some helpful shortcuts are Ctrl ...more
At some point or another, we've all been in that awful situation when someone walks up behind you while you're looking at something you don't want them to see. Whether you're tweeting during class, shopping for gifts online, or looking at something a little more NSFW, there ar ...more
Depending on how you use your phone, you may have noticed your status bar is a bit crowded due to various icons being enabled. While some icons make sense to have, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, the VPN key icon can be redundant, especially if the app uses a notification. Good t ...more
There are a number of ways to deal with screw holes that are visible. You can buy some wood buttons and put them in the holes. You put a little wood glue in the hole and then tap the wood buttons into the holes using a hammer. This is a decorative solution to cover up screw ho ...more
The home bar, that tiny sliver of color at the bottom of the screen on Home button-less iPhone models, is helpful when first getting used to an iPhone X or newer's gestures. It helps you learn how to swipe up to unlock, go to the home screen, view the app switcher, and so on. ...more
If you like to smoke marijuana in places where you are not permitted to do so, concealing the smoke and smell of the smoke is key. This video will show you how to make a sploof, an ingenious device consisting only of dryer sheets, a paper towel tube, and a rubber band. When yo ...more
Organization is important to sanity. And while you may not be in the mood to organize your closet every week or tidy up your room until it's looking to the tune of Martha Stewart, we think that organizing your computer interface is a necessity. Since most of us are glued to t ...more
Hiding apps that you don't want or don't use is a no-brainer, but with Apple's mobile iOS, they try to make it virtually impossible without a jailbreak. Now, with a few downloads and clicks, you can finally get rid of that pesky Newsstand or Stocks app without jailbreaking! A ...more
Big ears are no laughing matter, unless your a ten thousand pound elephant and your name is Dumbo. So, how can you keep your larger than life ears a secret? One answer is surgery, but that's one of the worst ideas ever. The easiest and cheapest way to hide those flaps is by si ...more
Here's a demo which shows a way to produce WAV sound files with TEXT using Photoshop or any photo editing software. This way you can hide some secret messages into small wav files and send them. The receiver must know how to open the sound file and read WAVEFORM data to under ...more
Most of us have already had an encounter with the Epstein-Barr virus, or EBV, for short. As part of the herpes family, it's one of the most common disease-causing viruses in humans. We get the disease with (or without) some nasty symptoms, then we recover. However, EBV stays i ...more
In a previous article, we learned how to take advantage of a feature, Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE), to run malicious code when a Microsoft Word document is opened. The biggest challenge of this attack is that it requires getting the user to agree to a pop-up prompt. Fortunately ...more
Robert Xyster, submitter to Love.Earn, shares another military-grade HowTo. Yesterday's deadfall trap tutorial laid out how to catch and kill common Iraq rodents. Today's lesson demonstrates how to make a fire in the wild, and most importantly, how to conceal it behind enemy l ...more
Some of the things that make Waze such a great navigation app are also its biggest downsides. Real-time data shows where individual users are, and the app automatically gathers traffic info that other drivers may encounter. These elements ensure that road conditions are as up- ...more
IP Hider masks the real IP of a user, allowing him to browse all kind of pages without ever worrying that the ISPs or any other marketing tool is monitoring your surfing habits or spammers are attacking your computer. The simplest way to do this is to have traffic redirected t ...more
This is a tutorial video with a trick on how to hide your piercings at work. This video covers hiding a septum piercing.
There are many reasons for wanting to hide your viewing history. Some are legit, others are not so pure of heart, so here is how to do it. Step 1: Log In Log into your YouTube account. Step 2: Open the Drop-Down Menu Click the little arrow in the top right corner near your ...more
In this how-to we will be sending an email with an image we get from a php script after running some fishy code. What you'll need Apache web server with PHP An image (included bellow) An email Account (I use gmail) Step 1: Setting Up Make a folder called "image.jpg" in your ...more
How to Hide IP from Hackers. Hide your IP address to get more security. Hotspot Shield (free) change your IP address and your location. To see the changes visit http://www.ip-adress.com/ before and after running program.
The next libSSH or OpenSSH exploit may be just around the corner. Keep your SSH service out of Shodan's database before hackers find new ways to bypass the password protecting the server. Shodan has been called the "hacker's search engine" because it's literally a searchable ...more
There's an epidemic on the Internet, and the disease—Facebook. It's an addiction comparable to a hot cup of coffee in the morning or a soothing cigarette throughout the day—in worse case scenarios, a hit from the crack pipe. If you're on Facebook, you know what I'm talking abo ...more
This video is a tutorial on how to remove scroll bars, sheet tabs and objects in Excel. To remove scroll bars and sheet tabs, go to the Office button, then Excel Options. On the screen that comes up go to the Advanced tab and scroll down to “Display options for this workbook”, ...more
We live in a time where privacy is rare and our files can be easily accessed by just about anyone. Having your phone protected by a passcode is great, but if someone figures it out, they can easily access anything on your phone. That may not be a big problem for many of us, b ...more
In this quick video tutorial, you'll learn how to hide SMS text message preview on your iPhone. It is recommended that you reboot your iPhone after completing the steps in the tutorial.
The only way to get great sound is to get the microphone as close to the talent as possible. This video tutorial will discuss the dark art of hiding a microphone in someone's clothing or elsewhere. These tips will help you keep your mics hidden and heard.
As penetration testers, we sometimes need to securely store customer data for prolonged periods. Bruteforce-resistant, vault-like containers can be created with just a few commands to protect ourselves from physical attacks and unintended data disclosures. The subject of cryp ...more
On your MobileMe Gallery Homepage, your visitors can see all of the albums that you posted for them to view, but if there are photo albums that you don't want everyone to see, you can simply hide the album from Apple's MobileMe Gallery Homepage. This video tutorial will show y ...more
Have something expensive or personal to hide? Something you don't want anybody else to find? A secret book compartment is perfect for concealing your valuables in plain sight. And this video will show you how to make your own hidden recess for your very own book safe. Just gra ...more
This video shows you how to easily hide or unhide files and folders and how to edit extensions of files. The first thing you have to do to hide or unhide files and folders is to open Control Panel and then open Folder Options. Next, click the View tab in the upper menu and che ...more