If browsing speed is important to you—and it should be—you'll probably be interested to know that there are ten simple flag modifications you can make in Google Chrome in order to achieve the fastest browsing speed possible. A few months ago, Dallas covered six ways to speed ...more
How to Make Computer
This video shows you how to make a fake "virus" that shuts down the computer of your victim when they open it. This video also shows you how to email or AIM this prank virus to a friend. If you need clear-cut instructions on performing this computer prank, then this is the vi ...more
This article will show how to make a simple, fake computer error message. These message boxes are 100% harmless, and make for funny pranks. They will display any text you want them to. Required: - Windows XP/Vista/7 - Notepad Typing in the Code First, open Notepad, and ty ...more
Computer viruses are terrifying. They are undetectable, dangerous, and operate constantly right under your nose. For the average computer user, there are only a few repair options. You could buy expensive antivirus software that causes more problems than it fixes, you can wipe ...more
There are many music programs beyond Audacity which you can download for free, and which will allow you to mix and edit your own music. This tutorial shows you where to get these programs, like ROC, Myna, FreeSound and FlashKit, and how to use them for your own projects.
Don't throw out those old components. Here's how to make a USB-powered fan out of old computer parts.
Here, in a silent video (that means no sound), you'll see the steps to creating your own laser from some wire and your old DVD drive from your computer. You can always tear apart a good computer too, but that's just stupid.
Desktop shortcuts are a great way of making the programs you use a lot more accessible, but today many PC users overuse their desktop space and have icons covering over half the screen, including the one for a picture of a dog they looked at six months ago once. This prank is ...more
Computer pranks are some of the most insidious because computer are so expensive, necessary, and misunderstood by the general public. This video will show you how to take advantage of all of that by writing a quick script that will cause a computer's disc drive to open and clo ...more
Multi-touch input has been spreading throughout a huge variety of devices, from phones to all-in-one PCs. However, most multitouch (table) displays that can function with your computer tend to be fairly expensive, so with this project we're going to make our own display, that ...more
Don't throw away that old keyboard! You can make a sweet wallet with the circuit sheets inside! Inspired by this Instructables project. Hack together your own cool wallet with this mod video. You Will Need * A desktop computer keyboard, preferably a PC * A screwdriver * A rul ...more
Dubstep is the music of the moment in the global underground electronic music scene, and producers from all types of music are incorporating it into their tracks. One of it's distinctive features is the "wub wub" style of bass track that dubstep producers favor, and it can imp ...more
I show you how to hack your old keyboard to make a wallet in minutes.
XAMPP is a free install program you can use to turn your computer into a web server. This video also has a installation guide for XAMPP
Learn how to make an e-mail server on your home computer to host your own web page and webmail service by following the steps outlined in this video tutorial. You will need a web server, an e-mail server, and a webmail interface. For the server, the most common program is Wamp ...more
Want to be able to play Minecraft with all of your friends? This tutorial shows you how you can use a Mac so you can set up a server for playing multiplayer Minecraft. Download the program from the Minecraft website, then follow the procedure in the video.
This is Null Byte's fourth part in a series about fully securing our computers (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3). In our last Null Byte, we went over how to encrypt an entire operating system to protect our data, however, this doesn't fully protect us. In the case of legal extortion, t ...more
Turn an old computer into a DVR that you can use to watch TV and record shows from over the internet using a TV card and free software.
It is possible to add a little extra personality and ting to your facebook, myspace, or most any messaging system online by adding characters such as hearts, smiley faces and many more. With this video you will see the simple alt codes you can use to personalize your messages ...more
How to use Jaxtr.com to call any mobile for free from your own computer
In this tutorial, learn how to save some money and make a working iPod dock that will be a lovely addition to your home decor. This clip will walk you through how to disassemble an old pair of speakers, combine it with some scrap wood and make a beautiful set up for your Apple ...more
.bat files can be quite dangerous to any machine. Creating and opening these files should be done at your own risk. Sending malicious .bat files over the internet is illegal. This video will show you how to make a virus that crashes your computer. This is a batch file that ke ...more
This will show you how to make a desktop icon that instantly shuts down your computer. If you change the picture and name of the icon it can be a great prank as well!
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.
Down on your luck? Drowning in printer paper? This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make a lucky paper crane or swan using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, and to get started making your own p ...more
Want to make a prank computer virus for your friends? Well, this video tutorial will show you just how to make a fake virus on a PC. You'll need to open up Notepad to do this fake virus, and just type start eight times. Then just hit enter twice and type in hax.bat. Save the f ...more
The back row is black wool. The table lamp is a glowstone with trapdoors, sitting on a nether fence. The computer monitor is a painting placed on a stair block. You can remove the stair block and use a pressure plate instead, making it look like a laptop. But then you'll have ...more
Notice anything different about your Google searches lately? Your favorite businesses are becoming even more reachable online. Now, you can simply Google a business and click on its highlighted phone number to give them a call immediately from your computer. While it's always ...more
In this video from g0tst1ngs we learn how to make a fake virus. Go to right click and go to New and then shortcut. in the pop up menu type shutdown -s -t 900 -c Then you can put a message in quotations that will appear. Name this shortcut Fake virus and click finish. Now right ...more
Get a Mac Tip for your Mac computer! There's a million things you can do with your Apple computer, and this is just one of them. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make your Mac computer announce the time. This technique allows a Mac user set the computer up to allow Mr ...more
CCleaner is a executable freeware that will help clean up some space in your bogged down Windows machine. This tutorial will demonstrate exactly how to use CCleaner to drastically boost your machine's speed up to 40%. Good way to make computer faster How to make your pc fast ...more
Everybody has that destructive feeling sometimes, when you just want to smash your computer to bits due to a glitch or virus or freeze up. If you're making a film, it's a little more plausible that the computer would actually get smashed, considering it would be a fake prop co ...more
The best thing about this application is that it's totally free - get the Rocket Dock program on a Windows machine to behave more like Mac Stack. Set up a download folder to make downloading files easier for your users and customers.
Easy steps to make a super cool shutdown icon! This icon instantly shuts down your computer. Must have Windows XP for this trick!
Learn how to make a mute plug for your computer by following the steps outlined in this tutorial. This plug can be used for anything, including computers, stereos, mp3 players, or anything else with speakers that has audio. A mute plug is useful to get back at someone that con ...more
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use a Mac, a printer and heat transfer paper to create custom t-shirts from your digital photographs. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by ...more
This simple contraption almost acts like a Rube Goldberg machine to give you that cold tranquility that you need during the summer. Video: .
This video will walk you through a few easy steps that will clean up some room on your computer so it will run faster.
Looking for some good study programs? iFlash, an application available for Mac users, allows you to create flash cards, which you can sort by semester, year or subject. Then, export your cards to your iPhone or iPod Touch to study on the go!
While Leap Motion has given makers a DIY solution for building their own augmented reality headset with Project North Star, a self-described "AR wonk" has taken the blueprints one step further by creating an untethered version. Noah Zerkin, a research and development project ...more
In order to make a crossover cable, for your computer, from scratch, you will need the following: Ethernet cable, an RJ45 connector, and a crimper. Strip off the jacket of the wires. When you remove the cover, you will be able to cross them over. Flatten them out and make all ...more
We show you how to prepare a computer case for a radiator for watercooling.
In this how to video, you will learn how to make an RSS feed as an alarm clock. To do this, you can use the Microsoft speech program. Open the alarm batch file. Modify the Perl script so that it downloads the RSS feed from the Digg website. It will strip all the tags and html ...more
This video explains how to make a picture in picture video. However, this technique does require Quicktime Pro.
Learn how to use your Windows Mobile phone to control your computer. You never have to get off the couch again! Jesus, that's sad.
The My Computer section of most PC computers is an absolute mess, especially if you're trying to navigate someone else's computer. Why not take advantage of this fact by pulling this awesome prank on one of your data-loving friends? The video above will show you how to make a ...more
Looking for the low-down on how to use FaceTime for Mac? Look no further: This brief video tutorial will teach you everything you need to know. To learn more, and to get started making and taking video calls on your own Apple Mac OS X computer, watch this video guide.
Check out how to make a sweet cat bed out of an old computer monitor! Make a Cat Bed from a Computer Monitor. My cat and I like to reuse computer monitors... and recycle them!
Check out this video to learn how to make a keychain out of old computer circuit boards. Make a keychain from old computer components. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
Now your computer is running slowly while opening the multiple programs, and for checking mails. The following steps easy to get faster the computer. First step is removing the wallpaper, which is easy to remove the wallpaper just right click on the desktop and go to the prop ...more
This is a Computers & Programming video tutorial where you will learn how to set up your developer computer for Silverlight applications. First you need to install some tools on your developer computer. The premier developer tool from Microsoft is Visual Studio. If you don’t h ...more
Have all the other tutorials on this site inspired you to create your own? Here's a tutorial on creating a tutorial! CamStudio is a free software program you can use to record a tutorial directly off your computer. This video shows you where to download it, as well as helpful ...more
This video is about how to clean up your computer. The first thing that you will have to do is to go to "Start" menu found on the lower left of the screen. Once you have clicked "Start", click "Run". Once a new window will appear, type in "TEMP" and press "OK". Then the "Temp" ...more
Eric Rochow of Real World Green gives us advice on making our computers more environmentally friendly. This video first explains that screensavers are not green. Screensavers require a computer to use its processor. Ideally, when you're not using your computer it should be in ...more
This video tutorial is in the Video Games category where you will learn how to easily make computer games. Open your browser and go to Yo Yo Games. Click on 'make ' and then on 'game maker 7'. Then download the software, install and open it. Now you got to put some images. For ...more
How to make your computer run faster is very easy to understand. The steps involved are as follows: Fist click on the "Start‚" menu button, then click on "All Programs‚", then click on "Accessories‚" then click on "System Tools‚", and then finally click on the "Disk Defragmen ...more
When you start your computer you can set it up so that your favorite programs automatically open as a part of the computers boot up. To do this, click “Start” and then “All Programs”. When the list opens up, click on “Startup”. Drag the program icons you want to open into the ...more
Despite the security concerns that have plagued Facebook for years, most people are sticking around and new members keep on joining. This has led Facebook to break records numbers with over 1.94 billion monthly active users, as of March 2017 — and around 1.28 billion daily act ...more
There are quite a few flaws with Apple's mobile products, and one that drives me crazy is their reliance upon iTunes for all your music syncing needs. If you want a song on your iPhone, you pretty much have to use iTunes to get it on there. Either that or buy it directly from ...more
When browsing the web, I enjoy my privacy. It's reassuring that I can peruse the internet without the worry of having my activity tracked back to me, allowing me to leave fun, anonymous comments when I get the urge to troll. Anonymity can also be important when sending a mess ...more