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How To : Fix a wet cell phone or a jammed ipod

Today's Tech shows you how to fix a cell phone or computer that has gotten wet or jammed. With a wet cell phone, you must act quickly or it may be permanently damaged. The first thing you should do after pulling it out of the water is to take the battery and SIM card out. Dry ...more

How To : Send e-mail using an HTC Magic cell phone

Sending e-mail on the go is a must these days. People seem to be working 24/7, don't they? If you've recently bought a new HTC Magic cell phone, this tutorial will show you exactly how send an e-mail from your phone to anyone, just like you would on a computer. This is a very ...more

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 : Practice proper cell phone etiquette

Don't make people around you wish that cell phones had never been invented. Mind your manners by following a few simple rules. You Will Need * Consideration * Common sense * Consideration * Common sense Step 1: Don't answer your phone Don’t answer your phone and start chatti ...more

How To : Erase your Blackberry 7290 cell phone info

In this tutorial, we learn how to erase cell phone information on a Blackberry 7290. First, go to the home page of your screen the scroll to "options" and hit okay. Now, go to "security options" and click okay again. Now, click on "general settings" and click okay, then click ...more

News : Easy! Cell Phone Camera Macro Mod (5X Zoom)

Hack N Mod offers an incredibly simple cell phone camera mod that delivers striking results. All you need is a lens from an old DVD player and you can magnify your zoom by five times. "You’ll find the lens directly under the disk tray. If you’ve just upgraded to Blu-Ray, now ...more

How To : Create new folders on an Android cell phone

It's really tempting to put every app and widget you can think of on your Android cell phone's home screen, but eventually you'll have a hard time finding anything in the clutter. That's where folders come in. Creating a folder on your home screen makes life a little easier, a ...more

How To : Save a cell phone after dropping it in water

In this tutorial, we learn how to save a cell phone after dropping it into water. First, dry the phone off as soon as it gets wet then remove the battery and SIM card if you have one. Now, dry the crevices and all small areas of the phone with a towel. Once you have dried the ...more

News : Data Pirates (AKA Cops) Can Hack Your Cell Phone

By now, many of you may have heard about iPhone tracking and recording your location data, but is there anything else being extracted from cell phones without our knowledge? If you're a Michigan state resident, the answer is an alarming "maybe". Michigan's police department h ...more

How To : Transfer media to and from your Mac and cell phone

This user-friendly video shows you how to transfer media files via bluetooth to and from your Mac and cell phone. First you must pair your Mac to your phone. This video tells you exactly how to do this, even if you don't have bluetooth on. You must put both devices in discover ...more

How To : Access the music on your Motorola DROID cell phone

The Motorola DROID is the hottest new mobile device on the market, and playing all of your favorite music on it is a cinch. The new Android platform makes it easy to navigate through your music files. Want to know how? Best Buy has answers. The Best Buy Mobile team explains ho ...more

How To : Set the wallpaper on an Android cell phone

Want to give your new Android enable mobile device a personal touch? Well, your phone comes preloaded with wallpapers that you can use, and you just have to find the right one that fits your personality. Adding the wallpaper to your phone is easy. Go to gallery, flip through t ...more

How To : Use Opera Mini on a LG KU990 Viewty cell phone

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

How To : Multi-task on a LG KU990 Viewty cell phone

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

How To : Use the camera on a LG KU990 Viewty cell phone

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

How To : Scroll the menu on a LG KU990 Viewty cell phone

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

News : Pop popcorn with your cell phone...NOT!

Watch this first 'tutorial'.FauxTo! Hoax! Con! May 28, 2008, this video was uploaded to YouTube illustrating the popcorn popping power of a circle of ringing mobile phones. Radiation. Amazing. Viral. Millions viewed. Back in 2006, BoingBoing, Diggers, and others had fallen fo ...more

News : 10 of the Finest Cell Phone Mods

Oh, LifeHacker, we love you. You've brought us so many handy HowTo's: Hack Wireless Internet, Bypass Blocked Websites, Convert a Laptop Into a Projector, Watch TV & Movies on the Web For Free, 10 Must-Know Google Privacy Settings, and more. And now, another great one: LifeHac ...more

How To : Create a cell phone icon in Photoshop

Learn how to create a cell phone icon in Photoshop with this video tutorial. Draw a rectangle of radius 30 pixels by holding shift key. Right click on the toolbar and select Stroke button. It will open Layer Style dialog box. Set stroke color and set size to 2 pixels. Select S ...more

News : Sexy Black Dress = Cell Phone?

We've seen wearable electronics before, but we've yet to see a dress that dually operates as a cell phone. The idea is interesting, though not especially pragmatic (yet). "The M-Dress is an elegant silk jersey dress that is also a functional soft electronics mobile phone. Th ...more

How To : Set up app shortcuts on your Android cell phone

What's the quickest way to get to an application on your Android phone? It's a shortcut icon, much like on your Windows and Mac computers that take you to the application quick without having to dig in your applications folder. So how do you add a shortcut on your phone? Best ...more

How To : Use the Shop Savvy app on your Android cell phone

There's a new way to shop, and it's called your phone! On an Android mobile device, there'a handy shopping application called Shop Savvy, found in the Google Marketplace. Okay, so you can't actually buy things with it, but you can scan barcodes of products to get more informat ...more

How To : Add a contact to your Android cell phone

No matter what Android enabled mobile device you have, if you want to add a contact to it, it's easy and the process of adding contacts (phone numbers, names, email addresses, etc) is practically the same. But how do you do it? Best Buy has answers. The Best Buy Mobile team ex ...more

How To : Save web images to your HTC Hero cell phone

Sometimes, you just want to save a photo from the web onto your phone for further use, maybe a background or maybe to send to someone. Well, on the HTC Hero Android enabled mobile device, it's not hard at all. Best Buy has answers. The Best Buy Mobile team explains how simple ...more

How To : Capture photos or videos on an Android cell phone

Sometimes you can't decide what to take… a picture or a video. But on any of the new Android enabled mobile devices, it's easy to toggle back and forth between photos and video on your camera. Once inside the multimedia section, the icons direct you to either picture or video ...more

How To : Add widgets to your HTC Hero cell phone

Widgets are invading our computers and mobile phones, and the new HTC Hero Android-enabled device is no different. If you want to get the most out of your widgets, you're going to have to first learn how to add new ones to your home screen. Best Buy has answers. The Best Buy M ...more

How To : Sync Google apps with your Android cell phone

If you have any Google applications, like Gmail or Google Calendar, that you want to sync to your new Android enabled mobile phone, it's a simple task to complete. There's nothing hard about it, but if you think you need help, Best Buy has answers. The Best Buy Mobile team exp ...more

How To : Set up an email account on an Android cell phone

If you just got a new Android mobile phone, then chances are, the first thing you're going to want to set up is your email account, so you have instant access to your emails all the time, everywhere and anywhere. Setting up your specific email account or accounts is actually n ...more

How To : Send a text message with an Android cell phone

With the Android platform on a large amount of mobile phones today, chances are you have one. Sometimes messaging on the phones can be a little confusing, but there's a simple explanation for texting your friends and family. Best Buy has answers. The Best Buy Mobile team expla ...more

How To : Bluesnarf a Nokia 6310i handset (cell phone)

Check out this video tutorial to see how to bluesnarf a Nokia 6310i handset (cell phone). What is Bluesnarfing exactly? Answer: Serious flaws in Bluetooth security lead to disclosure of personal data. Three vulnerabilities have been found: First, confidential data can be obt ...more

News : Supreme Court Rules on Police Cell Phone Searches

Your constitutional right to privacy cannot be violated by police, so ruled the United States Supreme Court in a unanimous decision on two cases from California and Massachusetts—a major ruling for privacy advocates worldwide. "We cannot deny that our decision today will have ...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 : Use the Ovi Contacts app on a Nokia C5 cell phone

Learn how to use Ovi Contacts on your C5! The C5 is the first offering in Nokia's new "C" series of mobile phones. It runs on Nokia's Symbian OS and features a 2.2-inch screen and 3.2-megapixel camera. Want more? Search WonderHowTo's sizable collection of C5 video tutorials.

How To : Force a stuck or frozen Nokia N900 cell phone to reset

Want to hard reset your Nokia N900 mobile phone? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this N900 owner's guide can present a complete overview of the complete process in just over seven minutes. For all of the details, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To : Use the buttons on a BlackBerry Torch cell phone

Want to know what all of the buttons on a BlackBerry Torch do? This clip will teach you everything you'll need to know. 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 de ...more

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