When someone asks me why they should root their phone, one of the top reasons I always give is that it enables you to install the Xposed Framework. Created by developer Rovo89, Xposed basically hooks into the Android system, then allows users to simply install mini-apps called ...more
Android 6.0 Marshmallow is bringing in lots of changes to our favorite smartphone operating system, ranging from battery-saving tweaks like Doze to a Now on Tap feature that essentially bakes Google right into every app on your phone. But for folks that like to tweak the inter ...more
Starting in Android 4.3, Google added some code to AOSP that tagged your internet traffic when you were running a mobile hotspot, which made it incredibly easy for carriers to block tethering if you didn't have it included in your plan. But as of Android 6.0, this "tether_dun_ ...more
Starting a few months back, you might have noticed that some text messages you received from certain friends or family members had blank or missing characters. This was because Apple included all of the new Unicode 8.0 emojis in an update to their iPhones, but Android devices ...more
Not too long ago, Sony was looking to create a method for theming the interface of their Xperia smartphones and came up with a framework called Runtime Resource Overlay (RRO). They then contributed this framework to Android's main code base, and Google has since taken over the ...more
Android Marshmallow was recently released, and as we've grown to expect, a root method was quickly made available to devices running the brand new operating system. Legendary root developer Chainfire has stated that he's working his way towards retiring from the scene, but he ...more
To serve as a framework for the "Nexus Imprint" feature in their new Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P smartphones, Google added native fingerprint scanner support to Android 6.0. Sure, Android devices have had fingerprint scanners in the past, but this is a unified, system-wide implement ...more
Manufacturers like Samsung and LG have added their own implementation of multi-window features to Android for years now, but with the release of version 6.0 Marshmallow, Google has finally gotten around to working the same feature into stock Android. Don't Miss: How to Enable ...more
It's official: The next version of Android will be code-named "Marshmallow," and we're getting a whole number bump to version 6.0. Lots of exciting new changes are coming to the world's most popular operating system, including a "Now on Tap" feature that will give you relevant ...more
The Xposed Framework was just recently made available for Android Marshmallow, but everything isn't quite back to status quo just yet. Sure, some Xposed modules function properly, but others are a bit buggy, and several don't even work at all. This is mostly a result of change ...more
Polarbear makes a mini marshmallow gun from pvc that can fire at a rapid rate. This is a shooter like the one featured in HOWTOONS.
If we learned anything from Mulan, it's that "the flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of them all." Well, these have been a trying couple of weeks in the US, hence the need for a blooming marshmallow flower. Dominique Ansel, the man responsible for ...more
Of all the new features in Android 6.0 Marshmallow, an automatic battery-saving function called "Doze" might just be the most interesting. What it all boils down to is that if you set your phone down on a flat surface, the device uses internal sensors to detect that it's motio ...more
Android 6.0 Marshmallow added a new permissions system that can make your digital life much more secure. Unlike previous versions, apps now have to ask for your consent before they can access certain data, which puts you firmly in the driver's seat. As if that weren't enough, ...more
Marshmallow blow guns(or marshmallow shooters) are very cheap and easy to make. Watch this how to video to learn how to build a marshmallow gun out of PVC pipe with these simple instructions. All you need for your PVC marshmallow gun is: hand saw, tape measurer, 3 feet of PVC ...more
Google has finally released the next version of the world's leading operating system—Android 6.0 Marshmallow. This latest iteration isn't as much of a visual overhaul as Lollipop was, but it packs in more new functionality than almost any update before it. Awesome features lik ...more
Android 6.0 introduced a new feature called Direct Share that allows apps to pin a more specific set of targets to Android's share menu. You've probably seen it already—messaging apps will allow you to share a file directly to a specific contact instead of just to the main app ...more
Getting into cake decorating? Fondant icing is a must to make cake toppers and other intricate cake decoration. In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to make fondant marshmallow fondant icing in the comfort of your own home. To make 3 pounds of icing you will need the fol ...more
If these aren't the most adorable cupcakes we've ever seen, then we don't know what's cuter. These extremely simple sheep cupcakes are made from frosted white icing and marshmallows then iced with a chubby sheep face. These are so simple to make that you can enlist your kids ...more
This video will show you how to make a simple laser sight or laser guide for any homemade gun or projectile weapon. So grab your gun, or your projectile weapon, or your crossbow, or your whatever, and see how to strap a laser right to it. It's a pretty simple tutorial video.
Click through for MAKE Magazine's thorough instructions on making you own Deluxe Copper Mini Marshmallow Shooter. Sure, we already know how to make marshmallow guns with PVC, but the copper touch adds some necessary bling, don't you think? You Will Need: Dremel Multi-Max osc ...more
Perhaps one of CyanogenMod's greatest features was its built-in theme engine. It wasn't perfect, but it got the job done and gave users a unique look. Now that CyangenMod is defunct, and the developers behind its successor, LineageOS, have confirmed they won't be continuing th ...more
This is how marshmellow guns are made in the real world! You need PVC and some glue.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow is due out later this fall, but Google has already released three preview builds of the upcoming version. So if you really wanted to give Marshmallow a try, you could install the preview on your Nexus device right now. But if you just wanted to get a li ...more
Make this marshmellow gun to be the star of the campfire. This is a great video on the HOWTOONS favorite.
Guns made of food rule! In this tutorial, learn how to take aim and fire with this delicious gun made out of marshmallows. You Will Need: • Measuring tape • 2 feet of ½-inch internal diameter PVC pipe • A marker • PVC-pipe cutters • Two elbows • Two end caps • Two T-co ...more
This how to video shows you how to build a marshmallow cannon. You will need piping, marshmallows, stiff paper, a grill igniter, hairspray, and an elbow piece. First, assemble the piping together with the elbow so that it creates an L shape. Next, place the igniter at the bott ...more
Google made an entirely new launcher for its Pixel devices, and it's got a lot of cool features such as a swipe gesture to open your app drawer and an entire home screen page dedicated to Google search. We've already shown you how to get this so-called Pixel Launcher on other ...more
In this clip, learn how to make a powerful marshmallow gun out of PVC pipes that you can get at any hardware of DIY store. This video will direct you through the steps you need to build an awesome homemade weapon. Have fun and don't hurt anybody!
Watch this how to video to learn how to decorate a cake with melted marshmallows.
For years, we've had to download third-party apps if we wanted to browse or manage the files stored on our Android devices, but Google has finally included a bare-bones file explorer in Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Only thing is, it's not easy to find—but I'll show you how to acce ...more
Dale the Magical Balloon Dude will show you how to make a marshmallow shooter using a balloon in this how to video. The balloon you will need is a 321 cubed balloon. Blow it up about 3/4 of the way full and tie a knot. Take the marshmallow and push it into the end of the ballo ...more
What's better than melted marshmallow goodness on top of sweet potatoes? This great Thanksgiving dinner side is delicious and easy to make! Follow along with this cooking how-to video to learn how-to bake sweet potatoes topped with marshmallows. Thanksgiving Day sweet potatoe ...more
Learn how to make a marshmallow shooter gun, craft toy video. Materials- ½ inch p.v.c. Pipe needs about 10 ft piece (called schedule 40- has a little bit thicker wall than some other types of pipes used for water drain off.) Costs a little less than $2.00 -Coping saw, hack sa ...more
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make some Fourth of July fireworks using marshmallows. If sparklers are unavailable or illegal in your area, marshmallows make for a great alternative (and make a great snack while you're working). For brief written instructions, make sur ...more
Amber takes you through making a Marshmallow Fondant using Crisco, powdered sugar, mini marshmallows, a spoon or spatula, water, plastic cling wrap, a mixing bowl, and a microwave. These step-by-step instructions are simple to follow, and because of the ingredients, it is inex ...more
This is a video explaining how to make marshmallow fondant. It is a text based video with a picture slide show and music playing in the background. It begins by explaining what ingredients you'll need. The process involves a lot of stirring and re-heating in the microwave. Fin ...more
Is there anything more emblematic of Easter than marshmallow peeps? And yet, despite their popularity...does anyone actually like eating them? Okay, fine, I'll admit it: I love Peeps. They're fun, they're cute, and they're pure sugary, fluffy, tasty goodness. My favorite part ...more
If you're low on icing, just use this technique instead! Slice up large marshmallows into flower petals, cover with some colored sugar and then put a dollop of frosting in the middle. It's hard to beat these adorable cupcake toppers! Make flower cupcake toppers out of marshmal ...more
A fun Halloween treat for kids - they will enjoy making these marshmallows and eating them too!
In this how to video, you will learn how to make a marshmallow gun. You will need a 1/2 inch PVC pipes, PVC caps, T poles, L poles, and marshmallows. Connect the long pipes to the sides of the T pole. Connect a shorter pipe to the bottom and place a cap on it. Stick a marshmal ...more
To make a toasted marshmallow cake frosting follow the below instructions. Before start preparing get ready with the following ingredients such as: 1 devil's food cake mix, and ingredients to prepare cake, 12 large marshmallows, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 1/2 cup firmly-packed l ...more
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups - when you combine chocolate, marshmallow, peanut butter and puff pastry, you know you're in for something decadently delicious. If you like peanut butter cups and the campfire taste of s'mores, then this recipe from Holiday Kitchen is sure to be ...more
Samsung is rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Galaxy S6 and S6 edge today, February 15th, and with it come some good improvements to how S6 edge users can utilize the handset's curved screen. Here's how the Galaxy S6 edge display will look with Marshmallow.. Th ...more
Need a quick and festive snack to feed your kids during the holiday break? These marshmallow and cereal wreaths will make the perfect Christmas treat, and it helps that they're no-bake treats, which means more time for you to do other Christmas-related activities! Ingredients: ...more
In this video from Polymer Clay Productions, we are shown how to make earrings out of polymer clay marshmallow Peeps. They use holographic yellow glitter for the sugar, polymer clay, and Sunny Side Up yellow coloring. Use a clay color and glitter color that match. Have some re ...more
And you just thought that marshmallows were only for roasting. Watch this how to video and let the Rookie Cook show you three clever uses for this tasty treat. Marshmallows can be used for ice cream treats, brown sugar, and frosting.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make chocolate-filled marshmallow Easter eggs. First, place 1/3 c water in a saucepan along with 1 envelope of gelatin. Let this dissolve, then turn the heat on and add in 2/3 c of sugar. From here, take it off the heat, then you will add in a ...more
It looks like a lot of Samsung's Galaxy series of smartphones and tablets will be upgraded to Android Marshmallow 6.0 by the start of this summer. Phone Arena has obtained a release schedule for Samsung's flagships, dated February 29th, which shows that Marshmallow is already ...more
Combine the sweet taste of chocolate and the nutty flavor of cashews in this awesome dessert recipe. It's called chocolate cashew clusters, and it's chocolate chips, marshmallows, peanuts butter, vanilla, and cashews packed into a bite-sized miracle of yumminess. Check it out— ...more
Stop me if you've heard this one before. You plop a marshmallow down in front of a kid and propose the following: You can eat this marshmallow now, or you can wait twenty minutes and eat two marshmallows. What do you think the kid is going to do? Better still, what do you thin ...more
In this video, we learn how to make children listen with the marshmallow game. When you are trying to tell a story to children, they can talk and start a conversation without being quiet. To help this out, tell the children to put a pretend marshmallow in their mouth and they ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a marshmallow pop with chocolate and nuts. These are the perfect treat for a special occasion or for a quick snack. You can use marshmallows that you bought from the store or you can make them yourself! First, you will need to place a stick ...more
S’mores are elevated to art when made with homemade marshmallows. Easy, fun, and just plain cheerful, these are also the perfect summer gift. Learn how to make your own marshmallows at home with this marshmallow recipe video. Step 1: Combine gelatin and water Combine the gela ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to make the ultimate late night snack. The next time it's 4 am and you can't sleep, consider this insane late night concoction. This "sandwich" is a roasted marshmallow between two double stuff Oreos, covered in chocolate syrup and sprinkled with co ...more
As long as you have a microwave and a bag of marshmallows then you're set. As this prank only requires you to have those two things. It's so easy a child can do it, the end result is you getting your victims to ruin their food. Yes it's that simple. Video: .
'Tis the holiday season—a time for family and the best damn drunk uncle stories that you'll hear all year. Which is all the more reason to make these tasty little alcoholic treats... Spiked eggnog may be the more popular holiday vice, but these Baileys-infused homemade marshma ...more
Give sweets to your sweet in the prettiest way possible by crafting this Valentine's Day gift box. While this particular gift box is intended for storing Hershey Marshmallows, it can also hold a small gift or chocolates. Check out the video to learn the how-to.
Sweet potatoes are mashed with brown sugar, butter, coconut milk and warm spices, and then baked with a topping of coconut and marshmallows for a delicious side dish.