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How To : Clean your laptop's keyboard by removing the keys

In this video DavidDaGeek shows how to clean your keyboard by removing your keys, but to be careful when doing this. Put your finger underneath a key and just pull it off. Don't break the piece that holds the key in place though! he starts at the shift key and works to the lef ...more

How To : Clean Your Laptop Keyboard Completely

Is your keyboard on your laptop getting a bit sticky? Have years of sweaty fingers and bits of lunch found there way down between the keys? Is there moss growing out of there? Panic no more. This video will show you how to clean your laptop's keyboard completely. In order to ...more

How To : Clean the keyboard on a Dell laptop

A laptop keyboard can collect a lot of dust, dirt, and breadcrumbs. In this tutorial, we learn how to clean out your laptop keyboard. Start off by removing the casing from around your laptop, making sure not to unplug any wires. You will need a screwdriver to remove the screw. ...more

How To : Replace a space bar on a Dell laptop keyboard

Is the spacebar on your keyboard out of whack? This simple video will show you how to re-seat it in less than two minutes. Start by using your fingers (or a small screwdriver or spudger if needed) to gently pry up along the top of the spacebar, working from one direction to an ...more

How To : Hook up your exercise bike to Google Maps

Tinkernut demonstrates how to hook up your exercise bike to Google Maps. Using a stationary bike can be good for your health but it can also be boring. You can spice up your exercise regiment by using Google Maps. You will need a USB keypad with arrow keys, a magnetic contact ...more

How To : Replace a key on your MacBook keypad

Given how glued we are to our computers these days, we're surprised we're not replacing PC and laptop keys on a monthly basis from all the wear and tear. If you've got a key/button that has kicked the bucket, it's best to replace it with a new one. Check out this computer har ...more

How To : Recover Lost Files and Images

You've had a massive hard disk failure.. ...in your PC or laptop and like a large number of people who think it will never happen to them...you did not have a backup of those 2000+ family pictures, those hundred of important Word documents, those family videos that you downlo ...more

How To : Take a screenshot on your laptop computer

This helpful tutorial will show you how to take a screenshot on your laptop computer. To take a screenshot on your laptop, follow these steps: 1. Locate the 'FN' key. (Bottom left of your keyboard.) 2. Find the 'sys rq' key. It is also known as the delete button. (Top right of ...more

How To : Clean your computer keyboard in six steps

Six steps to clean a membrane keyboard. IMPORTANT - NOT FOR LAPTOPS or NON-MEMBRANE KEYBOARDS WHAT YOU'LL NEED: lint free cloth cotton swabs can of compressed air or vacuum cleaner flat tip screwdriver pinch of water OR 1 part water - 1 part alcohol (denatured)* #1 Shutdown, ...more

How To : Change shortcuts in After Effects

In this After Effects tutorial, Creative Cow leader Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to be an AE road warrior by changing the keyboard shortcuts to account for missing keys on a laptop - such as the Ram Preview key or the Audio Preview key. Learn to customize your shortcuts in ...more

How To : Use your fingers to zoom in on a Mac laptop

Did you know that you can zoom in on your Mac laptop just as easily as you can on the iPhone? All you need is your fingers, your mouse and to activate the zoom function on your computer. Check it out! You Will Need * Mac Step 1: Open System Preferences Go to System Preference ...more

How To : Clean a computer keyboard

Think about how many times a day you touch your keyboard... ready to clean it yet? Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to clean a computer keyboard. You Will Need * A keyboard disconnected from a desktop computer, or a laptop keyboard * A flathead screwdriver * A bo ...more

How To : Use forward deleting on an Apple laptop

On OS X Mac portables, like the MacBook and MacBook Pro, the delete key backspaces, or deletes backwards. If you're accustomed to having the keyboard delete forward, just hit function delete. For more, watch this MacBook video tutorial.

Solidoodle : Cheap 3D Printing at Home for Under $500!

The possibilities are endless for 3D printing. With your very own 3D printer, you can make spare parts, circuit boards, inflatable balloons, duplicate keys, Minecraft cities, and even tiny replicas of your face. From a more artsy standpoint, you can make complex sculptures, li ...more

How To : Speed Up Your Wireless Internet Connection

In terms of internet, faster = better. We all want faster internet, but how exactly do you get a fast wireless connection? Believe it or not, the answer is quite simple. Here are 4 things that may be slowing down your connection. Interference from Other Devices Interference ...more

News : Steve Wozniak Presents 9 Revolutionary Gadgets

How did we get to the age of smartphones, ereaders, laptops, and crazy touchscreen displays? Gizmodo covers Steve Wozniak's recent presentation of nine key gadgets that have deeply influenced the tech God's work. A few highlights below; click through for the full survey. Stibi ...more

How To : Clean Your Computer

I love my laptop. It goes wherever I go. Unfortunately, that means that it also gets pretty grubby after a while. The screen gets dusty. The frame gets smudgy. The spaces between the keys fill up with crumbs of questionable origins. And my desktop? That thing is a dust bunny m ...more

How To : Become a professional club DJ

You already know the mechanics of DJing, but you want to be an international celebrity -- or at least drink for free while showing off your music collection. Here's how to spin your hobby into a career. Watch this video to learn how to become a professional club DJ. You Will ...more

How To : Make Your Laptop Theft Proof

The dreaded moment you hope never happens—someone has stolen your laptop. You could have private information, pictures, or even private information belonging to the company you work for, all lost forever. It can cause you pain, money, or even a job. There are paid services th ...more

How To : Take a screenshot on your laptop PC

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to take a screen-shot on a laptop. Begin by finding the display image that you would like to take a screen-shot of. Then press the End and Insert key on the keyboard to take a screen-shot of the displaying image. Now open the Paint pro ...more

How To : Keep Your MacBook Awake with the Display Closed

It's pretty logical for your MacBook to sleep when you close its lid, but under certain circumstances, you may not necessarily want this feature to kick in. Personally, I'd prefer my MacBook's lid to be closed while relaxing and listening to music. Also, I don't like having t ...more

News : Google's Next Pixel Phone Might Not Have Speakers

Speakers have been an integral part of smartphones since the beginning. Razer's concept Project Linda even uses the speakers from the Razer Phone to power the faux laptop's audio system. But what if Google's next Pixel phone didn't even have speakers? What if it didn't need th ...more

News : Excited About DeX? Here's a Reality Check

Samsung's new Galaxy S8 can turn into a PC with its DeX dock, but while that may sound like the future of mobile computing on the surface, there are definitely a few issues with the entire setup. The Samsung Desktop Experience (DeX) dock was debuted alongside the Galaxy S8 on ...more

How To : Hack into a Mac Without the Password

Hello, my fellow hackers. My name is cl0ck. I am a senior majoring in Computer Engineering with an emphasis is Security. I have been lurking the site for a while now reading and learning from the great minds that reside here. I, too, have some knowledge that I would like to s ...more

The Hacks of Mr. Robot : How to Hack Bluetooth

Welcome back, my novice hackers! Episode 6 of Mr. Robot has come and gone and, as usual, it did not disappoint. Once again, our hero, Elliot, has used his extraordinary intellect and hacking skills to awe and inspire us. In this episode, Elliot is being blackmailed by the ru ...more

How To : Disable the Lock Screen on Windows 10

If your PC setup includes a mouse and keyboard, you'll be happy to know that most of the touchscreen-first features of Windows 8 have gone by the wayside in Windows 10. Where it once required awkward gestures to access key features, Windows now recognizes when you're using a t ...more

How To : Root YU Yureka

If you are among those lucky ones who got a chance to pickup the Yu Yureka from Amazon and looking for a detailed guide on how to root your yureka, then I doubt that there is any better place than this. You might have visited some XDA threads for the same but those are general ...more

Buyer's Guide : Top 20 Hacker Holiday Gifts of 2018

For the uninitiated, it can be difficult to buy that special hacker in your life a perfect holiday gift. That's why we've taken out the guesswork and curated a list of the top 20 most popular items our readers are buying. Whether you're buying a gift for a friend or have been ...more

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