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News : Bored? Get High Now (Using Your Computer)

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

News : High School Grad Builds 8-Bit Computer from Scratch

Age doesn't matter in the world of programming, only skills, and recent high school grad Jack Eisenmann definitely has them. He recently built a homebrew 8-bit computer from scratch, calling it the DUO Adept. A worn television makes up the monitor and speaker system, an old ke ...more

How To : Reverse Check a Phone Number

Prank Calls, Masked NumbersWho is calling your phone or your child's? Pranksters use a lot of tricks to make sure they can get on your nerves. Being able to trace prank calls is important because you're not going to learn much from your Caller ID, since most prank callers use ...more

How To : Hack a Windows PC with a USB key

In this episode of Hak5, Darren shows us a USB key, dubbed the USB Hacksaw, that instantly and silently installs on target Windows 2000 or higher computers with guest or higher privileges which will monitor USB ports for flash drives and automatically download their contents f ...more

How To : Play Better in Counter Strike Source

So You're New to Counter Strike Source? So you're new to Counter Strike Source and you want to improve your gameplay? Great. You've come to the right place. The first step to improving your game is to admit that you are a NEWB or NEWBIE. Do not confuse this with NOOB. A "new ...more

How To : Use the iPad Photos App to view your pictures

The iPad is the reigning king of the tablet PC's (although it isn't one, strictly speaking) and allows users to do things that they never thought possible with a computer. One of it's coolest and most applicable Apps is the Photo app, which allow you to view high-fidelity phot ...more

How To : Build a high gain WiFi antenna out of a soup can

In this clip, learn how to make a "Cantenna". A cantenna is a high powered WiFi antenna that can be used with any computer or device that is made out of an ordinary soup can. After you have enjoyed a couple of big bowls of chicken noodle soup, save the can and head into your w ...more

How To : Download and install iTunes

Downloading iTunes is free, and it just takes a few minutes. If you have a Mac, iTunes is already on your computer. If you have a PC, all you need to download iTunes is a high speed internet connection.

How To : Create a wireless network at home

Anyone can set up their own wireless network. All you need is a little know-how. You will need a computer with wireless capability, a high-speed modem, a wireless router, and a broadband internet connection. Don't get tied to the wall; a wireless connection will allow you to m ...more

How To : Make Money by Streaming Videos Online

Want to make money by streaming videos online? Here's three steps to success. Find Good Quality Websites to Submit Videos First and foremost, you need to do your research online and check out good quality streaming websites that have high traffic volumes each day, as well as ...more

How To : Watch 3D Movies Without Expensive Hardware

In this video, we learn how to watch 3D images and movies without expensive hardware. If you have a computer with dual monitors or two computers, you can watch full-color, full resolution 3D with a simple home made device. This device - Reflecting Stereoscope is based on an o ...more

How To : Control edge flows in Blender

When working with a high density mesh in Blender, maintainig a firm grip on topology is essential. This quick video demonstrates a few tips for increasing/decreasing your topology in a given area and for redirecting the flow of your topology. Whether you're new to the Blender ...more

How To : Hack Click Challenge! v2.0 (06/06/09)

Hack Click Challenge! v2. Click your way to the top. You just need your computer mouse and your hand, but watch out… this clicking flash game can cause arthritis if you're not careful! Watch this video tutorial to learn how to hack Click Challenge! v2.0 (06/06/09). You will n ...more

How To : Start using BoinxTV with this overview

See how to start using BoinxTV with this overview video. Learn the basics of BoinxTV and see how to turn any modern Macintosh computer into a television studio! BoinxTV, from Boinx Software, turns your Mac into a TV studio for creating Live to Disk, Live to Internet, and Live ...more

How To : Sell items with eBay Blackthorne

New to eBay? Don't worry, setting up an account and buying and selling doesn't take that much effort at all. Everyone who has an Internet connection has at one point come across eBay, to find the perfect gift for their loved ones, to find the cheapest deals on plasma televisio ...more

How To : Illuminate a regular computer keyboard

Light up your keyboard with this illuminating tutorial from Make Magazine's Kipkay. To get started on this hack, which should take roughly a half an hour and cost no more than $5, you'll need the following: (1) a regular computer keyboard (most any model will do), (2) a screwd ...more

News : Frozen Screen of Death

Stuff you need You're gonna need some Dry Ice, a geek/nerd friend or anyone in general who's a complete and utter idiot when it comes to computers, a laptop (prefferably a brand new one), several accomplices and a high-resolution screen shot of this: (It can be any of the di ...more

How To : Pull three fun computer pranks on n00bs, PC or Mac

The personal computer is a strange and powerful entity, capable of bringing great joy. Just as often, you probably want to chuck the damn thing at the wall because it doesn't work right. If you want to pull a prank on a friend that will really upset them, messing with their co ...more

How To : Make a website using Adobe Flash CS4

Creating a website from scratch is one of the most productive and most challenging things that you can do on a computer, whether the site promotes your own services and interests or you're being paid to make it for someone else. This nine-part video will walk you through the e ...more

How To : Hack Icy Tower floors with Cheat Engine (06/13/09)

The cold time of Christmas is upon us, and Icy Town is a winter-ific game you can play… and hack. With Cheat Engine and a little patience, you can hack and unlock floors in the game easily. This wintery video tutorial teaches you how to hack Icy Tower floors with Cheat Engine ...more

How To : Hack Icy Tower with Cheat Engine (06/12/09)

It's Christmastime, so what better of a game to play than the winterized Icy Tower? And what better game to hack with Cheat Engine? This wintery video tutorial teaches you how to hack Icy Tower with Cheat Engine (06/12/09). This is really about hacking the floors on Icy Tower ...more

How To : Shoot and share video on the Apple iPhone 3G

Right out of the box, iPhone is incredibly easy to use. If you want to get the most out of every feature, you’ve come to the right place. This video tutorial straight from Apple will teach you how to shoot and share video on the Apple iPhone 3G. The iPhone redefines what a mob ...more

How To : Wipe your hard drive completely clean

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 episode ...more

How To : Take Perfect Pictures of Your Handmade Projects

In order to take the perfect picture of your handmade wooden project, it's helpful to have a lightbox that's similar to what professionals use but definitely cheaper to make yourself. I was thinking about what project I was going to work on today. I decided to flip through so ...more

How To : Develop applications for the Apple iPhone

This is a lengthy, detailed series on iPhone development, for which you'll need an Intel-based Mac computer, running Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or higher. Then, before you actually get started developing for the iPhone, you'll need to register as a developer with Apple. Then, you ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Bypass work & school filters to unblock websites

Sick of not being able to check your email at work? Unable to check your Facebook in the school's computer lab? Do your parents have their parental controls on your computer on high? In this video, learn how to bypass work & school filter controls to unblock blocked websites.

How To : Get 3D Compiz-like effects in Firefox with FoxTab

If you like the way Compiz works, then you'll love this browser-based compositing windows manager for Firefox. It's an add-on you can install in any Firefox web browser, whether on Windows, Mac or Linux computers. If you are into eye-candy and are always looking for ways to i ...more

How To : Use high contrast display settings in Windows 7

Windows 7 provides the high contrast display feature for the monitors. To use this feature go to the desktop. Right click and select 'Personalize' from the menu. This brings up the Personalization window of the 'Appearance and Personalization' option of the Control Panel. Here ...more

How To : Find the Windows 7 minimum system requirements

Helpvids explains the minimum system requirements for the Windows 7 operating system. While the minimum system requirements are explained, the viewer is also reminded that using the minimum requirements are not advisable and could cause your computer to run super slow. Accord ...more

How To : Run Minecraft with a higher allocated RAM

Wondering how you can allocate more RAM to Minecraft? Watch this video to learn how to dedicate more of your computer's RAM to Minecraft. This video contains the code to enter into your computer to change the allocation of RAM for Minecraft.

How To : Watch digital video files on an Xbox 360

Got video files on your computer? Watch them on your big-screen TV – using your Xbox! You Will Need * A computer with wireless internet connection * An Xbox 360 * A USB drive or memory card capable of storing video files * Windows XP or higher * Windows Media Player 11 Step ...more

How To : Make your own computer batteries

Kipkay teaches you how to make your own computer batteries because the real computer batteries are expensive. You should buy six lithium ion batteries, but you always want to go higher in miliamps and not lower.

News : The Best Places to Download PC Games Online

Digital distribution games are already firmly established on the PC, and they've infiltrated every present and next-gen console to some degree. Whether you like to play DOS, AAA, PC or indie games, there's a way to purchase most of them without leaving the comfort and warmth o ...more

News : VARIOUS WINDOWS ISSUES RESOLVED BELOW...

STANDP'S WINDOWS 7 "ASTON-2" CUSTOMIZED DESKTOP IT ROCKS COMPLETELY!. DEC 07 Computer Backup If you have taken good care of your computer then you know what you have to do to keep it running smoothly. It has to be cleaned regularly so there isn't any dirt and dust on it. It ...more

News : Thirsty Plants Text for Water

Can't remember when to water the plants? Wish they could just tell you when they need watering—just call you on the phone or something? Or maybe text you, "Help I'm desiccating!" Telecommunications researcher Kate Harman has come up with the device of an absent-minded plant ow ...more

How To : Play high definition MKV Videos files on your PS3

StuffWorks shows viewers how to play high definition MKV videos on their PS3! First, visit www.mkv2vob.com and visit the forums. Under announcements click on the heading 'New Releases and Downloads. Click on the thread that reads "Download MKV2VOB here". Click on the download ...more

How To : Install SmillaEnlarger on Ubuntu Linux

Ever hear of SmillaEnlarger? It's a small graphical tool (based on QT) to resize, especially magnify bitmaps in high quality. Check out this video tutorial on how to back up and restore data easily on Ubuntu Linux. Hundreds of different solutions exist to reduce the resolutio ...more

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