When it comes to the user interface, you're pretty much limited to the stock one that comes on your Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch—a carousel of large black and white icons representing the features and applications on the watch. In the world of Android devices, this doesn't ...more
With the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch only several weeks old, the extent as to what you can do with it is limited since there are only about 70 apps in the Gear Store right now, and a lot of those need the full app installed on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in order to function ...more
If you need to replace the spokes on your rear wheel, change the gearing, replace certain parts, or just clean it, this video is going to show you how to do just that. In this tutorial, you'll find out how easy it can be to replace and install the gears on a mountain bike eas ...more
This video teaches you how to adjust Shimano gears on a bicycle.
So, your children have the same old boring Fisher-Price Power Wheels that all the other kids on the block have. Do you really want your child to be like all of the rest? No, I didn't think so. Turn those miniature Power Wheels, Dumar or Peg Perego vehicles into a little bit of ...more
This how-to video demonstrates the process of switching gears on a bicycle. Depending on the number of chains and hubs, your bike will have a varying number of gears. You should be aware of the terrain and make sure you are in the appropriate gear. Don't change gears under pow ...more
Most people think of gears as big pieces of metal, but for a long time gears were mostly wooden affairs. In this video you'll learn how to make small wooden gears that you can use in all sorts of complicated machinery oriented woodworking projects.
If you've never heard of Steampunk before, then you're about to be educated. Steampunk is a relatively new hybrid style (and subgenre) of old anachronisms and technology. So, for instance, a steampunk computer is one that's done in an industrial, victorian manner with brass pa ...more
Struggling to defeat Queen Myrrah in Gears of War 3? Well, if the last boss fight is giving you some trouble, this walkthrough from Giant Bomb should help you out a ton! This specific boss battle guide takes place on hardcore difficulty.
Amazing video of Haruki Nakamura's Gear's Heart. The pieces fit together like a gear, skip to 0:49 in the video to see it in action. Check out Nakamura's site for more of his work. Previously, Make Optimus Prime papercraft.
You may or may not care about this, but sometimes it physically upsets me when I see gears stuck together haphazardly, with no concern for whether their teeth interlock. I mean, what do you do with non-interlocking gears? So when I sat down to design a paper chain of gears, I ...more
Avoid stripping the gears in your Rain Bird 5000 Series Rotor Sprinkler Heads by never turning the turret against the turn. Sean Stefan from Sprinkler Daddy explains in this video tutorial that if you start turning from the left fixed edge to the right, never go back to the le ...more
This motorcycle driving tutorial explains how to ride a motorcycle by showing you how to shift the gears of the bike. This video goes into detail about how gear shifting works on a bike and then reminds you not to overthink it in practice!
A common problem for an LLV postal truck is a transmission fluid leak at the speedometer drive gear on the side of the transmission. This video will show you how to repair this transmission leak at the seal. LLV stands for the Grumman Long Life Vehicle, which the United States ...more
Smoked foods are popular all over the world, but most of us don't have smokers at home. If you want smoked salmon, brisket or Gouda, you usually have to go out and buy it. Outdoor smokers aren't usually an option for city-dwellers, and the indoor versions can be pricey. If yo ...more
This is a video tutorial on how to set up a very simple foil parabola to increase your wireless signal at your home.
If you need to perform some regular maintenance work on your mountain bike, this video may help. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to replace the gear cables on a mountain bike. It can be difficult to do and requires some time, but with this tutorial things may get just a ...more
Kick 'Em When They're Down Achievement 1. Rude Awakening Lancer + B (Tap, don't hold) 2. Meatsnap A, then X 3. Curbstomp Any weapon + X 4. Triple Punch C-C-Combo Any non-execution weapon (shotgun) + Y 5. Snixecution Sniper Rifle + Y 6. Torque Nudge Torque Bow + B 7. Pis ...more
Korean MOC Pages user Kyoung-bae Na, aka edulyoung, constructed this beautiful LEGO automaton of a winged Pegasus. Maneuvered with a series of mechanical LEGO gears and cranks, watch below as Pegasus "hovers", flapping her wings. Kyoung-bae Na sells his creations out of his e- ...more
If playing Metal Gear Solid didn't make you want to crawl on the floor of your living room throwing imaginary flash grenades, then I don't think we could be friends. Solid Snake was the man. Period. Metal Gear has advanced in age and complexity over the years, becoming one of ...more
Shoot-em-up games, or shmups, consist of lone or small groups of players shooting at and being shot at by hordes of colorful enemies. The genre is thought to have peaked in the mid-'90s, but recent games in the indie world may be saying otherwise. Geometry Wars and other twin- ...more
Gears: a set of toothed wheels that work together to alter the relation between the speed of a driving mechanism (such as the engine) and the speed of the driven parts (the wheels). What if those "wheels" were shaped like squares? Or ovals? Or fish? Clayton Boyle is an engine ...more
In this walkthrough we show the hacks and mods that can be done in GoW. Gears of War is a fantastic RPG and an award winning game. It was voted the best game of 2006. Find out using the old patch how to cheat and hack your way through Gears of War. Note: This isn't the latest ...more
Gears of War fans around the world are excited (possibly drooling) over the upcoming release of the third installment in the series, Gears of War 3. There's a lot of hype about the game and its new features, which includes a 4-player co-op mode and a slew of new female charact ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to put back a 2 speed central gearbox in your RC vehicle. Take the time to clean your car. Remember that the shorter dog bone goes to the rear and the longer one goes to the front. Slide the dog bone in and make sure that it spins the w ...more
When you have expensive camera equipment, the last thing you want to do is just throw it all in a bag without any kind of protection. If you don't want to buy a separate bag, you can always use an insert, but they can get pretty pricey, too. This tutorial by Joy of design blo ...more
The Lancer chainsaw / machine gun from Gears of War is the weapon that first sold that game, Cliff Bleszinski's twisted brainchild that made the multiplayer so much fun. If you like LEGO and Gears of War, watch this video to learn how to make a replica of the Lancer out of LEG ...more
If you're fond of remote-controlled vehicles, you might appreciate this video tutorial on how to modify gearing on a Traxxas Rustler R/C vehicle. The Traxxas Rustler is a proven favorite with a formula for rugged fun that nothing else can touch. The Rustler blows the doors off ...more
Trying to take out Tempest, the last boss fight in Gears of War 3? You'll find her in Act 5, Chapter 6 of the game. Take a look at this gameplay video to find out just exactly what you'll need to do to defeat her and beat Gears of War 3! Be careful, the ending of Gears of War ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to shift gears on a 2008 Ninja 250 motorcycle. First, pull in the clutch, take it down to first, then give it gas and release the clutch to get the bike started. To shift gears, pull in the clutch, pick up, then ease out the clutch, then give the ...more
No offense to T-Mobile, but if you head over to their support page for the Samsung Galaxy Gear, you get the information below on how to take a screenshot of your smartwatch. Oh, thank you for that. Unlike pretty much any smartphone or tablet, Samsung decided to leave out the ...more
John Ward is a one-man museum of old bikes and techniques. This short video clip shows him performing a rear peg mount on his old Sunbeam.
I built this the other day from those weird gear plans from Clayton Boyer. If you need proof that the gears actually work, here it is, in slo-mo: If you own a scroll saw, these plans are fun to cut out and watch as they turn. I would like to do a post someday on these and oth ...more
Angry Birds and FarmVille have become two of the biggest game franchises in the world. And recently their creators, Rovio and Zynga, have hit the news again, but not because of anymore major game announcements. Zynga, the kings of Facebook gaming from San Fransisco, recently ...more
See how to use the extra gear in a 13 or 18 speed RoadRanger as Troy drives a kenworth K104B to Townsville.
With developments from tech giants Apple and Samsung being shared throughout the interwebs, the term smartwatch has become increasingly popular over the last year. That being said, smartwatches have been around for a while. The Pebble watch and Sony's SmartWatch were out befo ...more
The Metal Gear series is pretty famous for being gonzo-meta with it's easter eggs and extras. Take this one for instance. To get the 'Hideo Kojima' achievement in Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker HD, you have to recruit Hideo Kojima, the lead designer of the entire Metal Gear se ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to change the default password on a NET-GEAR router. Begin by opening your web browser and go to this site: Router Login. When the Prompt window opens, type in your router's user name and password, and click OK. In the sidebar, under M ...more
Unfortunately there's no information in English on this Japanese craftsman's incredible mechanical wooden sculptures. His YouTube profile lists his occupation as pharmacist (apparently he's a pharmacist with some crazy woodworking skills). These little mechanical workhorses a ...more
Fishing is a great way to acquire meat in a survival situation, but bringing fishing gear in a survival gear kit is very space-consuming. This video will teach you how to make a complete mini fishing kit for packing in your survival bag that contains everything you need for sm ...more
This video walkthrough shows you how to beat Desperation, the fifth and final Act, of Gears of War for the XBox 360 on insane difficulty. The video also includes a voiceover to guide you through some strategies and covers a strategy for defeating RAAM, the final boss. Part 1 o ...more
This video walkthrough shows you how to beat The Long Road Home, the fourth Act of Gears of War for the XBox 360 on insane difficulty. The video also includes a voiceover to guide you through some strategies. Part 1 of 4 - How to Beat Gears of War - Act 4 - The Long Road Home. ...more
This square dance video teaches the following plus level square dance calls: Track II, Single Circle to an Ocean Wave, Spin Chain the Gears.
RC Car Action Magazine Editor Matt Higgins shows us some open wheeled modified oval cars and also how to properly set gear mesh. The trick to setting gear mesh is a scrap piece of paper. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to set gear mesh on an RC car.
Check out this instructional DJ video that takes a look at how to use your DJ gear at a typical nightclub setup. This tutorial also provides a walk through demonstration on how to map the Novation 25sl for use with Traktor 3. Set up your digital DJ gear in a club and start mix ...more
If you're a fan of the Metal Gear video game series, an obvious Halloween costume choice would be Solid Snake, the protagonist of nearly all of the games. However, an even better option would be Big Boss, aka John, Ishmael, Vic Boss, The Man Who Sold the World, and Naked Snake ...more
For beginner DJs - Learn how to plug in and connect a vinyl turntable, a mixer, and a CDJ CD player. Also, learn to connect the amplifier.
Both the Gears of War 3 Limited and Epic Editions contain a DLC code that allows you to unlock and play the Adam Phoenix character. The code is a little hidden, and unlike most DLC codes, isn't printed on the back of the manual. This guide from IGN will show you where to find ...more
This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know to draw a custom Gears of War logo playercard emblem in the Call of Duty: Black Ops Emblem Editor. Call of Duty 7 (COD: BO) is the seventh installment in Activision's popular Call of Duty series of military-themed first- ...more
Peugeot 308 ALLURE SW (2015, 2016 and 2017 Europe model) in depth how to drive with automatic gearbox - transmission. Video: . Peugeot 308 has six speed automatic gearbox with two driving modes, sport and snow programmes, or you can choose manual gear changing. You can use sp ...more
If your mountain bike chain keeps falling off, there may be numerous problems that are going on. In this next video tutorial, you'll find out one solution for making sure that your gears are fine tuned and that your chain won't keep falling off. It's not too hard to perform an ...more
Alan Parekh's latest creation is a clock made from wooden gears. Parekh says on Hacked Gadgets: "The clock...consists of a bunch of wooden gears, a PIC microcontroller and a stepper motor. The heart of the clock is a PIC 16f628A microcontroller. This microcontroller has an ...more
Learn how to make a cool paper air plane jet with landing gear. This one will fly far too. Video: .
This video walkthrough shows you how to beat Belly of the Beast, the third Act, of Gears of War for the XBox 360 on insane difficulty. The video also includes a voiceover to guide you through some strategies. Part 1 of 8 - How to Beat Gears of War - Act 3 - Belly Of The Beast. ...more
See how to create a steam punk-style metallic gear logo using Adobe Photoshop CS4. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular graphic editing program or a seasoned design professional looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this particular iterati ...more
There's better ways to get the perfect backpacking gear than just going out and buying something that closely resembles what you want, but the only way to customize your gear for your personal taste, is to do it yourself. It's also great when mending and repairing broken hikin ...more
Unlock the 15 Weapon Kills achievement in Gears of War 2 for XBOX 360. 1. Scorcher 2. Ink Grenade 3. Gorgon Pistol 4. COG Pistol 5. Lancer 6. Boltok Pistol 7. BoomShot 8. Hammerburst 9. LongShot 10. Mulcher 11. Shotgun 12. Torque Bow 13. Hammer of Dawn 14. Frag Grenade 15. Mo ...more
It seems that almost every multiplayer map in Gears of War 2 has a secret glitch-based way of getting underneath it. This video is a tutorial on how to do just one of these glitches. It will show you how to get under the Security multiplayer map using a barrier breaker glitch.
I've heard many steampunks look at a prop and say, "but does it work?" Well, this ring certainly works. The gears are all calibrated to turn when the edges of the ring are turned, creating fascinating mechanical motion right on your finger. Gentlemen, you may want to avoid we ...more
I've played through Metal Gear Solid 2 at least fifteen times now. Easily. But I have never seen or heard about this Easter egg. So consider my mind blown when I tell you that Vamp (who should be dead three times at this point) is in the final cutscene of the game. During Rai ...more