In this clip, you'll learn how to set up and use free wireless tethering with a Motorola Droid 2 Google Android mobile phone. Whether you're the proud owner of a Moto Droid 2 Google Android smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by t ...more
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In this clip, you'll learn how to set up and use free wireless tethering with a Samsung Epic 4G mobile phone. Whether you're the proud owner of a Sprint Epic 4G Google Android smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video tuto ...more
Looking for instructions on how to get free WiFi tethering on your Samsung Reality mobile smartphone? You're in luck. This free video tutorial will see that you need everything you need to know. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this Sa ...more
In this Electronics video tutorial you will learn how to tether a laptop to a Droid Smartphone for free Wi-Fi. For this you will need the android wifi tether application. Download the version for your device from here and install it. Then launch the app and press the icon to s ...more
Want to turn your G1 into a 3G wireless modem? This clip will teach you everything you need to know. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this mobile phone hacker's guide can present a complete overview of the process in about three minutes. For more information, including detail ...more
Starting in Android 4.3, Google added some code to AOSP that tagged your internet traffic when you were running a mobile hotspot, which made it incredibly easy for carriers to block tethering if you didn't have it included in your plan. But as of Android 6.0, this "tether_dun_ ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to access your phone's data network to enable free tethering on your new HTC EVO 4G. By tethering with your EVO you can connect up to eight other devices to your phone and use it as a wireless modem. This hack works with any EVO and will allow you t ...more
People are always looking for ways to save money, and for the most part, saving money and cheating the system are synonymous when it comes to things like free internet access. Practically every new gadget is capable of connecting to the web, which means more and more people ar ...more
Smartphones are great. They help you keep in touch with your loved ones and stay up to date on what's going on in the world. The problem is that like everything else that's useful, they cost money to use, and between calling, texting, and data plans, it can get really expensiv ...more
Want to control a friend's cell phone remotely and make "free" calls from it? In this hack how-to video, you'll learn how to hack Bluetooth-enabled cell phones with your Sony Ericsson or Nokia phone and the Super Bluetooth Hack—or "BT Info"—, a free program easily found throug ...more
Did you know that you can use Gmail to make free phone calls to anywhere in North America? We're not talking computer to computer, but actual free phone calls to cell phones and home phones. All you need is a Gmail account, a microphone, and speakers plugged into your compute ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to avoid Sprint's expensive 30.00 a month Hot Spot plan and hack your EVO for free tethering. This video will take you step by step through the process of setting up and using tether on your HTC EVO 4G in just a few simple steps.
Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to get free ...more
This video teaches us the method to make free phone calls with Skype on an Apple iPad. The first step involves installation of Skype on the iPad. Type in the username and password. This will make you login into Skype. Press the phone icon and this opens the dial pad. You can m ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to make a free (as in "free beer") domestic phone call from your Google Gmail inbox . For more information, including a complete demonstration, and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started using this trick yourself, take a l ...more
Check out this video tutorial on how to make free phone calls from your iPod Touch or iPhone to any other phone out there. You will be using a free application from the iTunes App Store called Fring. This allows you to make VOIP phone calls. Here's how to do it: 1) Download ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn a trick for making free domestic telephone calls from an Apple iPod Touch MP3 player. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this how-to from the folks at CNET.
Google Voice was recently made available to the general public and now everyone will be able to use it. If you are looking for a way to stay connected to your friends and family for free, check out this clip. Voice will redirect calls straight to your home phone or cell and al ...more
With a few simple supplies you can create a wifi antenna with 15db gain.
In most cases, when the free trial of software is over, that's it—you're left to either pay for it or find an alternative. But what happens if the trial wasn't long enough to sell you on the product? It'd be nice if there was a way to test it out again without having to whip o ...more
The telecommunications industry has come a long way since Ma Bell opened the first telephone exchange in the late 1800s. With the advent of fiber optics and wireless broadband technology, we no longer have a need for a dedicated phone connection, as today's data networks can c ...more
If you use Facebook's Messenger app on your iPhone, your cell phone bill might just get a little cheaper. After recently adding voice chats to Messenger, the company just rolled out its new Free Call feature on the latest version of the iOS app, which allows users to make call ...more
Learn how to downgrade the software on a BlackBerry phone over a wireless network. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video guide. For ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to save yourself the money you'd pay someone to unlock your Google G1 phone from T-Mobile and do it yourself in just a few quick minutes. This is actually a very easy process and this clip will walk you through the process step by step so you can fr ...more
Looking to start using Skype? With Skype, you can call regular phones from your very own computer without the hassle of long distance charges. Thanks to Be Your Own It, learn how to install Skype and get free Internet phone calls. Get rid of those long distance charges by usin ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn how to use SipGate to hack Google Voice for free VOIP (voice over IP) phone calls. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this how-to from the folks at Tinkernut.
This Null Byte is the first part in a mini-series on the art of Social Engineering. I will be teaching you how to effectively defend yourself against it. What is Social Engineering? Social Engineering is the art of hacking humans. It's when a person is manipulated into doing ...more
Your Nexus 7 may be a tablet, but it can also be used as a phone, thanks to the continued upswing of VoIP applications, which send voice and media messages over the Internet—not over a cellular network. There are many VoIP apps on Google Play that let you make free phone call ...more
Forget Skype. Google's in the market for online phones, and their answer lies within Gmail. It's call Google Voice and Video Chat, and it allows you to make free domestic phone calls from within North America (United States & Canada). This phone service is indeed free, but it ...more
Cell phone contracts might seem iron-clad, but loopholes may let you get out of your plan without paying a dime. You will need: the terms of your contract the ability to "roam" a new address a customer service number someone who wants to take over your plan If you are jonesi ...more
In this video, we learn how to do a free reverse cell phone look up for call records. This will work for some cell phones, but not all of them. First, go to the website Your Spying Eyes. This is a great search tool where you can look through records of cell phones to find out ...more
Having the Internet on your phone is definitely handy. You can look up anything at anytime, and connect with friends in so many more ways. In this tutorial, learn how to use your PC and your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone to get free Internet on your cell phone and avoid buyi ...more
Need your hands free, but still want to use your cell phone? Tormented Artifacts has the solution for you, with their Communication Bracer. It's a custom-made leather bracer which fits standard smart phones and covers them with an easy-to-open leather flap so that you don't ha ...more
If you already own a copy of a song, it's silly to pay again for rights to use it as a cell phone. Especially in light of how easy it is to create custom, free ringtones with the latest iteration of Apple's digital music jukebox, iTunes 10. Take a look.
Learn how to get free electricity from your home telephone line just by watching this video. Save money on your power bill, and hack into the electricity coming out of the phone jack. The phone company doesn't monitor electricity usage, so you can probably get away with this c ...more
Trying to remember if it's "beer before liquor or liquor before beer" can be too much of a hassle, especially if you've already have had a few too many. While it would be great if one rhyme could determine the amount of pain you will feel the next morning, we must accept that ...more
In this clip, learn how to make the right phone calls and press the right buttons to "trick" your phone company into giving you a free phone upgrade before you are due. You will also learn how to save money on you phone bill by using a few choice words on the telephone. This t ...more
Follow along as we learn how to get free ringbones for your cell phone. -To begin you are going to go to myxtertones.com/make. This site will be used to email your ringbones to your cell phone. -Click on Browse and then select the file you want to use, it should be in mp3 for ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to easily download any music for free onto your Android phone by using the Music Junk app. This clip will walk you through the process of selecting and downloading this app from the Android Market and using it to add all the tunes you need. Rock on!
This is a demonstration of how to use a software program to unlock your mobile phone and make it sim free. Enjoy your free call!
Our first stop at CES this year was at iLuv, a company well known for their long line of smartphone accessories (portable chargers, speakers, headphones, etc). While their products are geared towards everyday use, their Selfy phone case, which is a bit more situational, caught ...more
I still have a nexus one. This little phone 196 Mb of storage space (and most of that is taken by the system). But I have somehow managed to live off it for 2 years. This is for anyone with a small amount of memory. We will be using Link2SD. MUST HAVE CWR AND A ROOTED PHONE. ...more
In this episode from Household Hacker, you'll see how to put video ringtones on your cell phone for free. Check the full list of compatible mobile phones over at Vringo to make sure it will work for your cellular phone. This is a really cool alternative to the normal ringtones ...more
This video is about how to get free ringtones for a Verizon wireless phone. First you need a Verizon wireless phone with Vcast. You can either have or not have a micro SD card. You need a phone with Bluetooth. First go to your email, then where it says to put vzwpix.com you do ...more
There is no such thing as too much space when it comes to our smartphones. Space is the great equalizer of all things. No matter how many awesome features a device has, the amount of storage space available will always be a determining factor. Be it music, apps or photos, it's ...more
Want to take advantage of your neighbor's super fast Wi-Fi connection? If they're smart, they probably have it password protected (otherwise you wouldn't be reading this, would you?). But if you have an Android phone, you can get back at them for always parking in your spot an ...more
In this clip, learn how to tether your rooted Droid to a WiFi network and use it as a modem for your other Wireless devices. This process is pretty easy and only requires a network and that your phone be rooted. Step 1: Just download the Wireless Tethering APK to your compute ...more
Learn how to discover and connect to close-by wireless (Wi-Fi) networks on your BlackBerry Pearl 3G. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this ...more
Learn how to force your BlackBerry Pearl 3G to connect to a specific wireless (Wi-Fi) network. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video ...more
A built-in airport allows the Palm Treo 800w to connect to the internet at any WiFi hotspot. Stay connected to the internet as you go with your mobile phone. Watch this video cell phone tutorial and learn how to use wifi web capabilities on a Palm Treo 800w. Use wifi on a Palm ...more
Tethering your Android phone basically turns it into a mobile hotspot, allowing you to funnel a 3G or 4G internet connection from your phone into your PC or laptop via USB. As you might expect, phone carriers brought the hammer down in an effort to stop users from getting arou ...more
Last week, I highlighted 5 of my favorite free interactive live wallpapers that you could use on your Android device. But where do you go from there? What's the next step up? While the regular old interactive live wallpapers are amazing, if you can't stop thinking about your ...more
You can find a ton of live wallpapers for your Android device on Google Play, but the more alluring interactive ones are a harder to come by, which can bring your home screen to life using a few finger swipes and taps. Since these elusive wallpapers are few and far between, i ...more
Learn how to use the push-button wireless network connection tool on a BlackBerry Pearl 3G. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video gu ...more
Former Google employee Tristan Harris claims there's an easy way to combat phone addiction without installing any new software. By enabling grayscale on your phone, checking your apps and notifications will be less appealing and thus stop you from obsessively checking your pho ...more
If you're a couch potato, this doesn't apply to you. But if you're willing to get off your butt to save a few bucks a month, here are 12 places where you can get WiFi for free. Image credit 1, 2.
Gmail has been the best free email client for a while, but now it's even better. It has added a Skype-like service by which you can call any number in the US or Canada from the US or Canada for free. This video will show you how fast and easy it is to use this new feature to c ...more
You've managed to get your Motorola Droid X rooted, so now what? What's one of the first things you could install on your Droid X? What's the most valuable items you need on your cell phone? Everybody knows the answer… wireless tether, a way to suck the internet from your Droi ...more
Whether it's using precious data or wasting battery power, switching between Wi-Fi and cellular service on your Android device can be a hassle. If your Wi-Fi is off, you may not know about free hotspot networks in the area you're in, leading you to waste network data (which mo ...more
IFTTT is an application that allows you to automate certain tasks on your iPhone or Android. It can communicate with a myriad of apps and services on your phone by creating applets that perform actions automatically — actions you'd normally have to do manually. Finding those a ...more