How to Make a Remote Work on Any Tv

How To : Program your DirecTV remote to work with your XBox

To program your DirecTV remote for your XBox you will need to find your programming codes. Press menu on your remote and scroll down to parental fav's and setups, then system setup, select remote control, and program remote. You can use either AV1 or AV2 both should work. Then ...more

How To : Test any TV remote

Simple test using a cell phone camera to test to see if any TV remote or other infra-red device is working. Test any TV remote. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com

How To : Make a remote control work with only one battery

Hack your remote control so you only need one battery to run it! All you need is one paper clip to let you complete the circuit between the battery and the hardware on your remote control. It'll run at a lower voltage, so you'll have to be closer to the TV, but it will still w ...more

How To : Make a TV remote jammer

Televisions are an amazing innovation that allow for endless hours of entertainment and information dissemination, but sometimes you just want them off! Make a TV remote jammer as a joke, to get a few hours of quite or just for fun. Tired of remote control jockeys speeding th ...more

How To : Prank someone with a TV remote jammer

Sick and tired of fighting over the remote? Build an easy Remote Jammer that puts YOU in control. Kipkay does some circuit hacking to power a jammer that can hijack the TV. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!

How To : Use a Samsung Galaxy Device as a TV Remote Control

This video will show you how to use a Samsung Galaxy device as a TV remote control by using an application called WatchOn. First download WatchOn from the playstore then Samsung WatchOn will use the IR blasters of your Galaxy phone to convert it into a remote control. WatchOn ...more

News : You Can Now Use Your iPhone as an Android TV Remote

You may not own an Android TV device, but your current smart TV may have Android TV functionality built-in already. If not, your next TV could. Either way, you won't need an Android phone or tablet for a remote, because there's a new iOS app for iPhone that'll let you control ...more

How To : Make a remote control work with just one battery

It’s late at night and your remote control runs out of batteries. When you go to replace them you realize you only have one batter left. Now you’ll have the quick fix knowledge to power your remote with just one battery until you can find another. A remote control usually tak ...more

How To : Program a Comcast remote to a TV

Programming a remote can be confusing, especially if the manual is not clear. In this tutorial, save an hour of frustration and learn how to program a Comcast remote in less than 3 minutes. By programming your remote control you will be able to sit back and relax while clickin ...more

How To : Program an RCA universal remote

If you just bought a new RCA universal remote and want to program it then this is for you. The first thing you have to do is hold down the TV button and tap and hold the on/off button until the TV button lights. Now you have to keep pushing the play button so your remote can s ...more

How To : Use Your Smartphone to Check for Dead Batteries

We've all been there. Channel surfing lazily whilst reclining on the sofa—then all of a sudden, the remote stops working. Out of frustration, you hold the remote up higher, press the buttons harder, or maybe a even give it a good smack hoping that will fix it. Right around thi ...more

How To : Broadcast live online

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. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to broadcast live ...more

News : Fuck-A-Thon

This prank is an all day type prank. basically your just going to fuck with the person all day. The day before you are going to fuck with that person set video camera up all over the house or hotel room. ~Shampoo Sink-Up Before you wake the person up go in to the bathroom emp ...more

Winter Hack : How to Turn a Dead Battery into a Hand Warmer

My least favorite aspect of the winter season is how my fingers always turn into stiff, numb digits, unfeeling and seemingly incapable of making even the slightest movement. Yes, that might sound overdramatic, but if you hate wearing gloves like I do, you probably know exactly ...more

News : Android Is Coming for Your Car, TV, & Wrist

This year's I/O was all about bringing Android into the future and onto new devices. On top of announcing the upcoming "L" release of its mobile OS, Google showcased Android Wear, Android Auto, and Android TV. With a unified design language and notification mirroring, the var ...more

News : Is the End Coming for Quadriplegic Gaming?

A century ago there wasn't much life available for quadriplegic people. Handicap accessibility was barely even a concept, and lacking medical technology kept any semblance of independence out of reach. Today those unfortunate enough to be paralyzed from the neck down have brig ...more

How To : The 7 Best New Features in Apple's iTunes 11

After a two-month delay, Apple has finally released iTunes 11, which was initially slated to be released alongside iOS 6. Video: . The new highly revamped music player is a substantial upgrade from the old version, but that isn't really saying much; iTunes has never really had ...more

How To : Connect your laptop to your TV

Tired of squinting over your laptop? There are several ways to turn a big-screen TV into your new computer monitor and enjoy video games, web content, and photos like never before. Step 1: Connect with S-Video First, connect a video cable. For PC users, an easy option is an S ...more

How To : Install the Sling TV App on Your Nexus Player

UPDATE 5/21/15 Dish Network has finally released the official version of its SlingTV app for the Nexus Player and other Android TV devices. The app can be installed through the Google Play Store, where you'll find it front and center in the "Entertainment Apps" category. As a ...more

How To : Use a universal remote control

In this home entertainment video series, learn how to use a universal remote control. A universal remote is just what it sounds like: it’s a device that allows you to control several different home electronics appliances at once—like the stereo, DVD player, VCD, TV, satellite ...more

How To : Use & Customize Control Center on Your iPhone

One of the most exciting features in iOS 11 was the fully revamped Control Center, which improved the overall interface visually, made it one page only, and finally made it possible to customize what controls actually appear within it. Customizable controls was previously only ...more

News : 91 Cool New iOS 11 Features You Didn't Know About

Apple's iOS 11 is finally here, and while they showed off several of the new features it brings to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch back at WWDC 2017, they've only just touched the surface of what iOS 11 has to offer. There are a lot of cool new (and sometimes secret) feature ...more

Hulu 101 : How to Cast Shows & Movies to Your TV

Your smartphone is the perfect place to watch Hulu on the go. Whether you're looking to catch up on your shows in a hotel, or your phone is the only screen available, mobile streaming can be a lifesaver. But what about when you have access to a TV? Wouldn't you rather watch yo ...more

How To : Get a flat stomach in a week

Are addicted to junk food, beer, and alcohol and now you've got a big old belly to show for it? In this video, you'll learn an easy way to get a flat stomach in a week. Yes, a week exercise and routines you can implement in your everyday life, and even while your watching TV. ...more

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