Thanks to the advances in technology, never get out of touch with the internet. Most mobile phones, like the Palm Centro, have web-surfing capabilities. Watch this video cell phone tutorial and learn how to connect to the internet anytime, anywhere with a Palm Centro. Connect ...more
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There is something reassuring about the calm competence of Tinkernut. This video will show you how to shut down your computer from anywhere, using a texting capable cell phone, Microsoft Outlook and a free account from kwiry.com. Remotely shut down a Windows PC with a cell ph ...more
Cell phones companies are constantly claiming to have the best service in town; but more often than not your service will be patchy. Check out this tutorial for information on how to boost your phone's signal and get the best reception. You Will Need * A fully charged cell pho ...more
You don't want anybody to have access to your cell phone. Nobody. Well, instead of the standard unlock mechanism, the one anybody can unlock your cell phone with, the Motorola DROID, and Android enable mobile device, allows you to create your own unlock pattern, secret to anyo ...more
In photography, using filters over lenses is a common practice and provides a great way to set the mood or to create an artistic image. The only problem is that they can be quite costly and there currently aren't many available for cell phones specifially. Fortunately, there i ...more
With the LG KU990 Viewty, you can take and view a crystal clear photo. Packed with high-quality camera features, this camera phone enables you to capture a high-definition image using a 5 MP camera lens certified by Schneider-Kreuznach and edit your photo on a large, clear, 3- ...more
Ross Handler shows us how to block your cell phone number for outgoing calls. First call your provider and let them know you want all of your outgoing calls to not be registered onto some one else's caller I.D. They will gladly do that for you. But if you want to just block in ...more
New software technology allows cell phone and PDA users to download their medical records, making them quickly accessible in case of emergency. The new software, to be available in a year, can even display animated 3D scans. Computer scientists say the technology will also ena ...more
Want to travel and don’t really know how things are going to work with your cell phone? I have done so much research on this topic that I now carry two cell phones with me overseas to be prepared. We are going to cover some of the basics of things you need to know about using ...more
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
If your a parent and you child keeps bugging you about them wanting a cell phone, this next video might help. Parents are often worried that their kids may spend too much time on the phone and abuse the power they have in their hands. Well, this tutorial is going to tell you h ...more
This instructional video demonstrates how to pair a Bluetooth-enabled cell phone with a 2010 Toyota 4Runner that does not have a navigational system. In a series of simple steps, the 2-minute video covers the precise process of pairing one's phone with the vehicle. Then, it fi ...more
This tutorial will show you how to surprise others with the illusive effect of a clear cell phone screen. Take a picture of your fingers at the right size and save it as the wallpaper. In your hand, the screen will then look like the it is invisible. Watch this video pranking ...more
This video teaches us how to perform a magic trick with a deck of cards and a cell phone. The presenter starts by talking about a man named Eddie Carrol, who apparently hates the presenter for revealing these card tricks on YouTube. The presenter leaves his cell phone and a de ...more
The Droid Incredible cell phone by HTC brings the newest Google application right to your fingertips. With "Near me now" Google Search uses your current location to let you search for restaurants, ATMs, gas stations, and more! Verizon Wireless gives you tips on how to search G ...more
Watch and learn how to stay in touch with your friends and family on the HTC Droid Incredible cell phone. Verizon Wireless shows you around the Android platform on the Incredible, highlighting the "People" widget and "Friend Stream" icon to work with your contacts and social n ...more
Check out this video tutorial on how to take apart the HP iPAQ hw6515 Mobile Messenger cell phone to remove the screen for replacement or other minor repairs. See how to completely disassemble the cellular phone for all of those down and dirty fixes you need to repair.
Even with all the technological advancements, iPhones and Blackberries look sleek but lack individual style, their backs a basic black or silver. Turn a blah cell phone cover into a fairytale work of art by watching this video. Using 100% silicone and small jewels, pearls, an ...more
Plunk! When your mobile device takes a swan dive, act fast with this Tech Triage first-aid guide to cell phone revival.
A mobile phone is capable of all kinds of hacks. You can use your cell for more than just photos, texts, and phone calls. Here are some great ways for messing about with your mobile handset, whether it be using a phone to unlock a car, or entering the mobile phone throwing cha ...more
Cell phone jammers, a DIY endeavor for the darker crowd. I'm pretty sure we've all considered having one at some point: whether the obnoxiously loud woman next to you is announcing private bedroom stories to a crowd on the subway, or your kids are grounded from using the phone ...more
Some cell phones have so many functions, they're almost more like mini-computers and can thus, be somewhat tricky to use. This instructional video slide show explains the different functions and features on a Nokia E71 mobile phone. Click around this tutorial and learn how to ...more
Some cell phones have so many functions, they're almost more like mini-computers and can thus, be somewhat tricky to use. This instructional video slide show explains the different functions and features on a Palm Centro mobile phone. Click around this tutorial and learn how t ...more
Some cell phones have so many functions, they're almost more like mini-computers and can thus, be somewhat tricky to use. This instructional video slide show explains the different functions and features on a BlackBerry Curve 8330 mobile phone. Click around this tutorial and l ...more
Sometimes the hardest step to operating a new mobile phone is just turning it on. This video guide to the LG C200 shows the basic getting started type functions, from turning it on and off, to charging, taking photos, and making phone calls. Watch this video cell phone tutoria ...more
Justin Heimberg demonstrates a few of the best ways to prank people using your cell phone. Watch this how-to video to baffle random passersby using only your cell, especially if you have headphones and look like you are talking into space! Use this as inspiration for one of yo ...more
Thanks to modern "smart phones" and the internet, media by the people, for the people is finally a reality. Here's how to use your phone to be a mobile journalist. You Will Need * A cell phone that can record video * A memory card * A steady arm * A cell phone tripod WARNING: ...more
Although the Motorola Droid isn't the newest Android cell phone from Verizon Wireless (e.g. Droid X, Droid Incredible), a lot of mobile phone users are reluctant to switch because of its reliability and QWERTY keyboard. If you're one of those users, but haven't quite fully rea ...more
This tutorial explains how to setup the gps cell phone app. Go to http://www.websmithing.com for the full explanation and source code, you'll find it on the programming menu tab.
Whether you're a proud owner of the Verizon ZTE Salute cell phone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial, which presents a reasonably thorough overview of the device's various features and functions. For more information, incl ...more
If you accidentally drop your cell phone into the water all you need to do is blow dry it for 10 minutes. This will not always work, but it has a very high chance of working.
Set custom ringtones and alert sounds on a Motorola Citrus WX445 cell phone! This brief, unofficial guide from the folks at Wireless Zone will teach you how it's done. For all of the details, and to learn how to use custom ringtones (or, if you like, ring tones) on your own Go ...more
crash your friend's verizon phone and not waste any text message allowance either! Crash your friend's Verizon cell phone. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
Watch this video to learn how to replace your Nokia 7373 cell phone LCD screen. This method can also be used to change the top housing or fascia.
Kipkay teaches you how to make a USB cell phone charger and first you need a standard USB cable. Cut off one end of the cable and use a voltmeter to check which of the four wires has five volts.
Though Sony has yet to officially announce the release of their rumored PlayStation cell phone, images of the device were leaked this morning on Chinese website IT68. Possibly called the Sony Ericsson Xperia, the mystery phone features slide-out PlayStation controls, 4-inch t ...more
Need a quick primer on how to get started using a Verizon Wireless ZTE Salute cell phone? Whether you're a proud owner of the Verizon ZTE Salute or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, ...more
Need a quick primer on how to get started using a Samsung Intensity II cell phone? Whether you're a proud owner of the Samsung Fascinate Google Android smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For more information, i ...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
Watch this video to learn how to change the LCD screen on your Nokia N95 cell phone.
This clip presents an overview of the general technique required for pairing a mobile phone with a headset via the Bluetooth wireless protocol. For detailed instructions, and to get started pairing your own cell phone with Bluetooth-enabled devices, take a look.
If you have a new Land Rover and a Bluetooth enabled cell phone, you can pair them together for simpler in-car calling. This method of calling is safer and easier than holding a handheld or fumbling with a headset. Follow along with this video and connect your mobile device to ...more
Watch this video to learn how to change the fascia, or face plate, on your Nokia N95 cell phone with a T5 Screwdriver.
This video will explain what you need to do to successfully download and install the Gingerblur rom for a Motorola ATRIX cell phone. Watch this video if you are interested in flashing this ROM to your Android smartphone. Using ADB is optional in this install.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to navigate and use the basic functions and features of the Verizon LG Octane VN530 cell phone's built-in camera. Whether you own a LG Octane phone or are merely curious to see how they work, you're sure to enjoy this brief clip. For detail ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn how to use the music player application on a Verizon LG Octane VN530 cell phone. Whether you own a LG Octane phone or are merely curious to see how they work, you're sure to enjoy this brief clip. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn how to navigate and use the basic functions and features of a Verizon LG Touch cell phone. Whether you own a LG Octane Touch phone or are merely curious to see how they work, you're sure to enjoy this brief clip. For detailed, step-by-step inst ...more
Watch this video to learn how to change the lense (the glass/plastic bit on the top screen) on a Motorola V3 series cell phone.
Access your favorite FM radio station with your Motorola Q! This tutorial also shows you how to load your favorite music onto your cell phone, and then choose segments to turn into ringtones, which you can personalize further by assigning them to individual callers.
Not only is Poptropica fun, it's also chock full of fun Easter eggs. In this clip from YouTube's Poptropica Cheats, you'll learn how to unlock and use a number of the better ones. Specifically, this clip will teach you how to customize your cell phone number as well as persona ...more
This is a great gift idea for anyone on your gift list this holiday season who has an iPhone, iPod or Droid. Crochet a cell phone pouch for their smartphone! This tutorial is for someone who is already familiar with the basics of crochet.
Do you have to send someone a really long text message? Did you know that you can do so from your computer? Watch this video to find out how easy it is to send an SMS message to nearly any cell phone.
Rooting your phone grants you superuser access to your phone. And while this will void your warranty, it will also allow you to download third party applications (among other things). This tutorial shows you the process for getting root access on a Samsung Captivate cell phone.
This CNET tip gives you fast and easy access to those locations you frequent most on the map, like your home or workplace. Getting instant directions to those favorite places doesn't get any easier. Navigation on your Android cell phone makes life a little easier. This video w ...more
If you want to cause one of your friends some extreme discomfort and possibly ostracization, try doing this to them! This video will explain a simple prank that you can pull when one of your friends / enemies leaves their cell phone unattended in your presence. I won't give it ...more
You never know when you may need it. Just make sure you always have beef jerky or uncooked rice in the pantry. Handy breakdown on how to save a wet cell phone, courtesy of Geek Squad. Image Credit.
Facebook is a popular social networking site, that has a specific mobile phone application. The internet capabilities of the Palm Treo and Centro keep you on top of the game. Stay connected to friend updates, messages, upload pictures, and whatever else keeps you checking your ...more
This is a quick tutorial on how to reduce the flash for your cell phone camera. If your flash is too bright, your pictures will look washed out. Reduce the flash by using a piece of paper to dim the flash and improve the quality of your photos.
Use a universal cell phone battery charger to boost your batteries on the go, no matter where you are.
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