Jailbreak Cell Phones

How To : Jailbreak your T-Mobile G1 cell phone

Jailbreaking isn't just for Apple devices anymore! You can jailbreak your G1 phone as well, which will give you access to third party apps outside the regular market store. After you've connected your phone to your computer, download the software, and you'll have a freshly jai ...more

How To : Root (or jailbreak) your Android cell phone

'Rooting' (also called jailbreaking) will let you install third party software or applications which the manufacturer may not allow (or get rid of apps that you don't want). It will void your phone's warranty, so make sure this is really what you want to do!

How To : Hack the Pantech C530 Slate cell phone

This video is specifically for the C530 Slate cell phone from AT&T, though this procedure will probably work on similar models of phone. You can hack, or jailbreak, your phone to allow you to use third party apps or switch to a different service provider. You will need a non-A ...more

How To : Manage your contacts on Android cell phones (2.0)

The Contacts application on Android-powered cell phones provides a powerful way to manage your address books and keep in touch with friends and family. You can even add and manage multiple accounts from various sources. Watch these tips from Google to learn who to get the most ...more

How To : Long press on Android cell phones (2.0)

Most people refer to "long press" as "touch and hold", but no matter which way you say it, it's an awesome feature for Android cell phones. Long pressing lets you get more information, download photos from the web, edit pictures and more! Watch as Google teaches you about long ...more

How To : Use the web browser on Android cell phones (2.0)

The browser on your Android-powered cell phone offers numerous features that enhance your overall web experience. Some of the great features include double-tapping to zoom in, searching for text on webpages, sharing websites with friends, and copying and pasting. There's a lot ...more

How To : Long press on Android cell phones (1.5/1.6)

One of the greatest things about Google's Android operating system is the ability to "long press" on your cell phone. The android platform is full of many surprises and features, and this is just one of them. Long press (or 'touch and hold') is a nifty feature that reveals add ...more

How To : Send text messages to cell phones from Gmail

G-mail can do a lot of things. It is a state of the art, awesome e-mail system, and to top it all off now you can learn to send text messages through it - for free! In this helpful tutorial, learn exactly how to use your very own e-mail account to keep in touch with your frien ...more

How To : Create and use widgets on Android cell phones

Android cell phones are highly customizable. You can put just about anything on any one of your home screens, but the widgets are an entirely different animal. They can make your home screens more than useful. CNET shows you how to create widgets, use them, and move them about ...more

How To : Charge your cell phones with normal batteries

So you're on a trip and you forgot to bring a cell phone charger. Don't want to spend 30 dollars, but need to have your cell phone on? This video will teach you how to charge your mobile phone with regular batteries. All you will need are: a charger plug, resistor 2, cell phon ...more

How To : Remove company logos from cell phones

With a little elbow grease, a sugar cube, and some can do attitude, you will be able to remove the logo off your cell phone. Simply polish up the area with the cube and remove any pesky logos left behind by the company.

How To : Send text messages on cell phones

In these text messaging how to videos for cell phone users, learn how to send text messages. It’s easy. Our expert will walk you through different types of mobile phones and the text features they have. Then learn how to use a numeric keypad to type in letters, numbers and sym ...more

News : Mod old cell phones into robot spiders

Arachnophilia and technosexuals rejoice. This whimsical, skittering robot takes only 5 minutes of tinkering. This simple toy is made possible with a bit of solder, AAA battery, copper wire and an old mobile phone's vibrating motor. Like the EvilMadScientist's Bristlebot, this ...more

How To : Not pay for texting on the iPhone or iPod Touch

This video shows you how to bypass expensive texting charges and use this free and easy way to text people without the need to download apps, go to websites, or jailbreak your device. Works on basically any cell phone. No need to ever pay $20.00 for unlimited texting with AT&T ...more

How To : Put an unresponsive iPhone into DFU mode

iPhone not booting up? This video shows how to recover your iPhone if it is unresponsive or even getting ready to Jailbreak it, by putting it into DFU Mode. DFU, device firmware upgrade, mode bypasses the current OS and allows you to upgrade or downgrade. Watch this video cell ...more

How To : Tether the iPhone into a wireless router

One of the coolest feature of the 3G iPhone is the high speed, always on, Internet connection. Having a constant connection to the Internet is pretty much a must have for any dot com mogul. The main problem with the iPhone is the screen is too small to do any serious Web surfi ...more

News : Why Steampunks Shouldn't Buy iPhones

This may seem like an odd subject, because what do Steampunks and iPhones even have to do with each other? Actually, more than you might think! With the recent release of iOS 6 and the iPhone 5, I thought it was time to show how they relate to Steampunk. Photo by Robert S. Do ...more

How To : Reverse Check a Phone Number

Prank Calls, Masked NumbersWho is calling your phone or your child's? Pranksters use a lot of tricks to make sure they can get on your nerves. Being able to trace prank calls is important because you're not going to learn much from your Caller ID, since most prank callers use ...more

How To : Make Free Phone Calls Using Gmail

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

How To : Get better battery life on DROID smartphones

Battery life is a constant problem with cell phones today, and the Droid smartphones running Android software are no exception. If you want to learn how to get the most out of your Droid battery, then check out this helpful video that provides 8 tips on cutting battery-eating ...more

How To : Control power consumption on DROID smartphones

Battery life on all cell phones is a problem. There isn't a cell phone on the market today that can satisfy everyone's power needs, but there are a few tips and tricks to making sure you have total control of your battery's lifespan on Droid smartphones. Droid battery life is ...more

How To : Create a modern scavenger hunt with your friends

Whether your scavenger hunt is for group competition or just fun, add a tech twist and let the games begin. You will need: a game plan with clues cell phones a sense of adventure an accomplice Follow these easy steps to learn how to create your own scavenger hunt - scavenger ...more

How To : Call voicemail with one key on your BlackBerry

In the GetConnected TV show BlackBerry expert Darci Larocque from Swirl Solutions gives an easy tip on how to call voicemail directly with one (1) key. This option can be seen in other cell phones also, but in a BlackBerry you can set a password for this. Hold the green button ...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 : Build a gadget station

Most people have tons of gadgets laying around the house these days, and they all need to be charged. Let the Wood Whisperer take you through the process of building a gadget station for all your favorite electronics. From laptops to cell phones, this gadget station will hold ...more

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