Reception

How To : Hack a WiFi USB Adapter for Better Reception

This video tutorial demonstrates a simple hack for improving the WiFi reception of a USB adapter. To replicate this hack yourself, you'll need the following materials: (1) a WiFi USB adapter, (2) a USB extension cable, (3) a metal strainer, and (4) a pair of scissors. For deta ...more

How To : Create cheap WiFi antennas for better reception

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. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to create cheap W ...more

How To : Make an easy wedding reception table centerpiece

This video shows the viewer how to create a stylish centerpiece for a wedding reception using commonly available items. This is done by first placing a square mirror on top of a larger piece of light pink tulle. Then an artificial plant was selected and a number of glass beads ...more

How To : Fix any reception issues with your iPhone 4G HD

So.. you spent 200, 300 or even 600 bucks on your new iPhone and now you have no reception! It seems as though Apple was so busy developing cool new apps for it's latest creation that it forgot about the fact that its.. oh right.. also a PHONE. If your new iPhone 4 cuts out ev ...more

How To : Boost PCMCIA wifi card reception

This video shows how to boost PCMCIA wifi card reception. This would allow you to be further away from the router or give you a better signal. Boost PCMCIA wifi card reception. Click through to watch this video on helpfulvideo.com

How To : Fix iPhone reception problems using a rubber band

Don't waste money on a bumper cover from Apple to save the reception on your new iPhone. In this clip, learn how to take a simple rubberband and solve all of your dropped call worries! This method is cheap, easy and well worth a shot. Best of all? It seems to work with all mod ...more

News : Create a simple champagne reception

A champagne reception is a sweet and budget-friendly way to celebrate your day. Learn how to organize your own champagne reception with these great tips from www.projectwedding.com

How To : Get Free HDTV with a Coat Hanger Antenna

Cheaply, easily and quickly build an HDTV antenna that outperforms amplified store-bought antennas! This DIY antenna has amazingly good reception for your television. Quit paying your cable company when you can get HDTV for free! Video: .

How To : Set Up Google's Project Fi on Your iPhone

Google's next-gen cellular carrier, Project Fi, is making waves across the mobile industry. With super-cheap plans starting at only $30, and the ability to connect to millions of Wi-Fi hotspots across the globe, it's tempting many users to make the switch from AT&T, Sprint, T- ...more

How To : Turn Your Galaxy S8 into a Google Pixel

There's no debating that the Galaxy S8 and S8+ are top contenders for the most beautifully designed handsets of 2017, but the same can't be said for their TouchWiz interface, which has been met with lukewarm reception at best. Changing the UI by flashing a custom ROM has alwa ...more

How To : Do basic Bollywood dance moves for beginners

Since the positive worldwide reception of "Slumdog Millionaire," Bollywood has emerged from its niche as the Mumbai counterpart to Hollywood to an exotic and interesting film genre now much more in the mainstream. The colorful costumes, elaborate makeup, and soul shaking danci ...more

How To : 100+ Secret Dialer Codes for Your iPhone

The dialer screen on your iPhone has a lot more to it than just entering phone numbers and hitting the green call button. It's not very obvious, but there are actually secret codes that you can enter into the dialer to find out information about your device, help troubleshoot ...more

News : 44 Cool New Features & Changes in Android 9.0 Pie

Even though most phones don't have Oreo yet, Google has released Android 9.0 Pie. It's available on Google's own Pixel devices, and updates should soon be available to partnered devices from Essential, Nokia, Oppo, Sony, Vivo, and Xiaomi. We're already digging into it to highl ...more

Word Nerds Unite : Planning a SCRABBLE-Themed Wedding

Wedding themes are no rarity, but a SCRABBLE wedding? I never would have guessed, until I came across "10 Ways to Incorporate Scrabble Into Your Wedding" at CasaSugar. Now, I'm one of the biggest SCRABBLE nerds out there, but I could never see myself getting hitched amongst SC ...more

News : Anonymity Networks. Don't use one, use all of them!

Introduction The 3 major anonymity networks on the Internet are Tor/Onionland, I2P and Freenet. If you feel confused on which one is the "best" one to use the answer is simple. Use all three! Each anonymity network is designed for a different specific purpose. One network al ...more

How To : Boost the service signal to your cell phone

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

How To : Make a DTV antenna & a steadicam

Learn how to make a DTV antenna & a steadicam. Digital converter box? Check! Great reception? Not so much. John Park shows how to take a fistful of wire coat hangers and make a TV antenna that gives great digital reception. While he’s at it, he also makes a video camera stabi ...more

How To : Repair or improve your phone signals

Have you ever broken the antenna off of your cell phone but did not want to buy another one? Here is a quick, cheap way to repair your antenna. This method also helps to improve bad reception on existing antennas.

How To : The 5 Best Phones for Video Chat

Video chatting has become an important factor in the overall smartphone experience. Even just a few years ago, 37% of teens were making video calls on a regular basis, and that number has surely grown. 85% of households with infants have used video chat apps to call relatives ...more

Google Maps 101 : How to Download Maps for Offline Use

Spotty cellular reception is a fact of life that we all have to deal with, especially if you live in suburban and rural areas. For those of us who rely on our smartphones for navigation, driving through areas with bad mobile data service can be a cause for major headaches. Th ...more

How To : Force Switch to T-Mobile or Sprint on Project Fi

If you own a Pixel or Nexus device, Project Fi is a great alternative for cellular service outside of the four major US carriers. Project Fi is a Google-managed MVNO, providing service primarily through the T-Mobile and Sprint networks. One of the biggest mysteries on Fi is wh ...more

How To : Use MDK3 for Advanced Wi-Fi Jamming

You may have heard of a signal jammer before, usually referring to a device that blasts out a strong enough radio signal to drown out the reception of nearby devices like cell phones. Purpose-built jammer hardware is outright illegal in many countries, but Wi-Fi is vulnerable ...more

How To : Improve Battery Life on Your iPhone Running iOS 12

Performance and stability improvements, as well as new features, are just some reasons to install iOS 12, but new changes mean new battery health challenges. It can be difficult to boost battery life while taking advantage of everything this update has to offer. Luckily, there ...more

How To : Make a silk rose petal topiary

The art of floral arrangement is a fun & valuable skill. Dana Plazyk lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements. You'd never know that making a topiary would be so easy! Dana uses a wired rose petal garland to create a centerpiece which is perfect for a ...more

How To : Get rescued from a deserted island

Whether your plane made a crash landing or your ship got lost on a three-hour tour, now you're stranded on a remote island. Here's how to get help. You Will Need * A freshwater source * Some dry sticks * Rocks and leaves * Clothing * A mirror or a reflective object * Cell pho ...more

News : Watch How the iPhone X's 30K IR Dots Scan Your Face

Face ID is one of the big selling points of the iPhone X, and the reception has been fairly positive so far. It's pretty impressive to watch the iPhone X magically unlock just by looking at it, but it's even more impressive to see how Face ID works its magic. Apple gave us a ...more

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