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How To : Build bookcases for a home library

Books, books and more books — we've had that problem for years. Books stored in boxes in the closet, books in the attic and some in the basement that eventually became ruined. In this DIY video tutorial, you'll find step-by-step instructions for building pine bookcases to hous ...more

How To : Organize a home library

How much time have you wasted, wandering around your home trying to find one particular book? Without a good system of organization, finding the book you're looking for can become a hopeless task. Organize your book collection at home by following this tutorial. You Will Need ...more

How to Hack Netflix : Free DVDs and Money Saving Tips

I remember a time when I had to rent a VHS from the local video rental store. It wasn't all that bad, with the only real annoyances being the trip to and fro, having to rewind the movie and the possible malfunction of my VHS player, which liked to eat tape from time to time. ...more

How To : Setup an Asterisk Server

Over the years, I have enjoyed playing with Asterisk. I have found Asterisk to be extremely powerful and fun to play with. There are several books and many scattered how to articles out there, but most are outdated and the information required to build Asterisk from beginning ...more

How To : Transfer music files between computers in iTunes 9

How to use Home Sharing in iTunes 9 to transfer music files to another computer. First make sure both computers have iTunes version 9 installed. To check this go to the iTunes 9 menu next to file in upper left and select the about item. On windows machines this will be in the ...more

How To : Use the Home Sharing feature in iTunes 9

Engadget shows iTunes users how to make use of Home Sharing in iTunes 9 in this video. Using screenshots and video tutorials on-screen, Engadget shows the full interface of iTunes 9 to show you exactly where to start. Through several examples you can see how the transfers work ...more

How To : Stream your video and music from anywhere

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 episod ...more

How To : Do more with the Sidebar in the Mac OS X Finder

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to do more with the Sidebar in the Mac OS X Finder. Learn about the Sidebar devices, the Sidebar shared, the Sidebar places, and the Sidebar search for. Mac OS X. It's what makes a Mac a Mac. Mac OS X is the world’s ...more

How To : Use the basics of the Mac OS X Finder

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to use the basics of the Mac OS X Finder. Learn about the Finder basics, the Sidebar, view buttons, and Quick Look. Mac OS X. It's what makes a Mac a Mac. Mac OS X is the world’s most advanced operating system. Built ...more

How To : Study

Learning Style What kind of learner are you? There are three different ways people learn: Auditory learner: A person who learns best by listening. This type of person will benefit best by finding someone to study with, to ask each other questions, and to read the study mater ...more

How To : Use Your Kindle 3 eBook Reader Device from Amazon

According to Amazon.com, Kindle was their best-selling item this year, which means many, if not all of you are playing with a brand new Kindle on Christmas Day. Of all of Amazon's Kindle models, the Kindle 3 (6") will be the most common eReader in everyone's hands, either the ...more

How To : Convert an ebook file to ePub format in Mac OS X

If you use iBooks on your iPad or iPhone, you can only read books in EPUB format. If you have books in text or PDF format you may want to convert them to EPUB so you can read them in iBooks. You can do this with Calibre, a free open-source e-book library application. It's easy ...more

How To : Defend yourself by pressing vital targets

Hopefully you'll never have to worry about getting attacked. But if you ever find yourself in that situation, knowing how to attack a person's vital targets. This can quickly incapacitate them and keep you safe. This is your quick-and-dirty guide to learning dozens of ugly, s ...more

How To : Get started with iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to get started with iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managing your photo ...more

How To : Import video from your camera in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to import video from your camera in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes man ...more

How To : Enjoy and organize videos in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to enjoy and organize videos in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managin ...more

How To : Make your favorite video in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to make your favorite video in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managing ...more

How To : Stabilize shaky video in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to stabilize shaky video in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managing yo ...more

How To : Trim edits between video clips in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to trim edits between video clips in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes ma ...more

How To : Add photos to videos in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to add photos to videos in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managing you ...more

How To : Add background music to videos in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to add background music to videos in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes ma ...more

How To : Add titles to videos in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to add titles to videos in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managing you ...more

How To : Crop and rotate videos in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to crop and rotate videos in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managing y ...more

How To : Add theme titles and transitions in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to add theme titles and transitions to movies in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPh ...more

How To : Add sound effects to movies in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to add sound effects to movies in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes manag ...more

How To : Add video effects to movies in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to add video effects to movies in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes manag ...more

How To : Add voiceovers to videos in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to add voiceovers to videos in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managing ...more

How To : Create picture-in-picture effects in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to create picture-in-picture effects in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes ...more

How To : Add animated travel maps in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to add animated travel maps in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managing ...more

How To : Record video with the iSight camera in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to record video with the built-in iSight camera in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. i ...more

How To : Publish videos to YouTube in iMovie '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to publish videos to YouTube in iMovie '09. iLife '09, the software suite from Apple, is the easiest way to organize, view and publish digital content, like pictures, movies, music, and webpages. iPhoto makes managin ...more

How To : Shop for an eReader

These days, eReaders are everywhere. For die-hard book nerds, eReaders offer the convenience of a full library without having to sacrifice shelf space. Sure, there are the paper buffs who swear that you just can't take an eReader with you into the bathtub, but when's the last ...more

News : I Love Books

I love books. I've loved books before I could even read them. I remember spending any free moments poring over the pictures, trying to pick out the words. I can recall the first triumphant moments when words began to make sense to me. I grew up in a house filled with books and ...more

How To : Choose the best guard dog

Before you select a guard dog, find out what qualities to look for and what to avoid. You Will Need * Common sense * Internet access * A quality breeder * Close observation * An umbrella (optional) Step 1: Decide if you need a guard dog or watch dog Decide if you need a guard ...more

How To : Keep Your Computer Organized in Windows 7

At some point, we all go from organized to disorganized. Let's assume you are a business executive working in a busy corporate building. Chances are you are going to get a heavy workload and it will impact how clean your workspace is. However, this article is about keeping you ...more

How To : Move your iTunes library to an external hard drive

Interested in moving your entire iTunes library to an external HD? With the right technique, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute. For more information, includin ...more

How To : Pick the right cat breed for you

Wondering what cat is best for you? If you’ve decided to adopt a cat, learn what different breeds can offer so that you can give your new feline a forever home. You Will Need: • A guide to cat breeds • Honest answers to hard questions • Patience Step 1: Decide between pur ...more

How To : Use the Reader Digital Book by Sony PRS-700

Say goodbye to heavy backpacks and overcrowded bookshelves. You can fit a whole library – up to 350 ebooks! – in a device that's smaller and lighter than the average paperback. Here's how to make it work for you. Use the Reader Digital Book by Sony PRS-700. You Will Need * A ...more

News : Info on Prop. 22

Proposition 22 Prohibits the state from borrowing or taking funds used for transportation, redevelopment, or local, government projects and services. Initiative constitution amendment. No on Prop 22: · Proposition 22 reduces funding for education, shrink budgets for fire an ...more

How To : Control iTunes with your iPhone

All you need to remotely access your computer's iTunes library is your iPhone. Control itunes with your iPhone with this Howcast guide. You Will Need * An iPhone or iPod Touch with software version 2.0 or later * A computer with iTunes 7.7 or later * A wireless network Step ...more

How To : Control AppleTV with your iPhone

All you need to remotely access your AppleTV library is your iPhone. Learn how to control Apple TV with your iPhone with this Howcast guide. You Will Need * An iPhone or iPod Touch with software version 2.0 or later * Apple TV with software version 2.1 and infrared remote * A ...more

Camera Plus Pro : The iPhone Camera App That Does it All

Even with Apple's forthcoming iOS 5 updates to its default camera application, those upcoming features can't match what already exists in Global Delight's Camera Plus Pro. For $1.99, Camera Plus Pro provides users with over 100 tools for every part of the picture taking proces ...more

Instacast : A Better Way to Listen To & Manage Podcasts

Though it could be argued that Apple's popular and widely used iTunes media player was responsible for the growth and explosion of podcasting, I would argue that iTunes is not the best way to manage and listen to your podcast subscriptions—if you're a iPhone, iPad, or iPod Tou ...more

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