A spare key is one of those things that never seems like a huge deal until you need it. If you've ever lost your keys, had them stolen, or locked yourself out of your house or car, you know how difficult and embarrassing it can be trying to get your door open. So, how would y ...more
Touchscreens are all the rage these days, and it seems that the stylus has become a relic of the past thanks to newer and better fingertip responsive smartphone displays. But when it comes to phablets like Samsung's Galaxy Note line, the added S-Pen is definitely helpful for m ...more
This how-to video shows a way to rig an ordinary pen to give an unsuspecting victim an electric shock whenever they click it open. To pull of this practical joke you will need a pen and a lighter. Follow along with the steps in this pranking tutorial and learn how to build thi ...more
Check out this instructional video and learn how to make a special pen that will help you cheat on your next exam. Just make sure you don't get caught. Maybe you could spend the time studying, or maybe you're irredeemably stupid. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to make ...more
The digital pen on the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book is an indispensable tool for serious note-takers and artists alike. Out of the box, the Surface Pen is pre-programmed to do some pretty wonderful things. For example, the eraser can be single-clicked to open Microsoft's On ...more
How To : Never Lose a Stylus Again by Setting "Missing S Pen" Alerts on Your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 or Note 3
When you lose an S Pen, it creates an unwelcome void in your Samsung Galaxy Note 2 that collects dirt and dust like a vacuum cleaner would—not to mention you don't have a freaking S Pen anymore. Thankfully, Samsung incorporated an alert to keep you from losing that precious S ...more
This is a cool video tutorial teaching you different ways for how to spin a pencil/pen on your fingers. By using your thumb, index finger, and middle finger, while keeping in mind the weight balance, you will be able to learn how to do this trick with the easy steps that he pr ...more
When it comes to dictating what happens when the Galaxy Note 3's S Pen is detached, the stock settings that Samsung provides are severely lacking. There are only two measly options: launching Samsung's own Action Memo app, or displaying the Air Command menu. If you want to la ...more
Watch this video to learn how to pick a master lock n0.3 with a Uni-ball pen clip as the tension wrench and a bobby pin or hair pin as the pick.
Learn how to draw a ‘Fake Tattoo’ using a ballpoint pen and some colored highlighters, by watching this video. Begin by drawing a faint design of your choice at the back of your palm, using a ballpoint pen. Darken the outlines when you are done with the image drawn. Now accord ...more
When you were unboxing your Galaxy Note7, you probably wondered why a little metal claw tool was included in the packaging. Then, if you looked closer, you saw there were five plastic sticks included with the claw tool that came in two different colors. Well, these pieces are ...more
There wasn't really anything too special about the S Pen on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, with its limited capabilities and finicky sensitivity. Luckily, the S Pen was greatly improved on the Note 3, the biggest enhancement being Air Command, a floating menu that appears when the ...more
Got a Samsung tablet with an S Pen stylus? Then you might be one of the many people irked about having to manually choose a different keyboard layout after pulling the S Pen out of the device. For instance, if you have a Samsung Galaxy Note I or Note II, when you pull the S Pe ...more
Improved S Pen functionality materialized in the form of Air Command controls on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, allowing users to access shortcuts for their stylus features from anywhere on the screen. While the pie-interface controls are extremely useful, the only way to access t ...more
Get out a pen and some paper, and give this classic brain-teaser a shot! It's got two solutions. This is a good one to try on your family and friends.
Does your car A/C make a horrible smell when it's on? The most likely culprit is a clogged air conditioning drain. Fortunately for you, all you need to fix the problem are jackstands and a ballpoint pen. This video will show you how to combine the two to clean your drain and g ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to open a locked zippered luggage bag. This is very useful if you plan a trip and forget the key to the lock of your luggage bag. All you need is a normal pen. Remove the lid of the pen. Apply pressure in between the zipper. Once you ge ...more
In this how-to video, Kipkay shows you how to build a portable stink pen and you need a cheap pen, a bobby pin, and matches. Take apart the pen, save the spring, put the bobby pin through the center of the pen, and bend the edge of the bobby pin. Pull the pin back to fire and ...more
Simple to make and cheap. Splice a pen with the igniter of a Bic lighter. Make sure you use a metal pen. Plastic won't zap. We look at this as a safer cousin to the camera taser prank. But just because it's safe, doesn't mean it won't land you in detention! Hooligans, beware ...more
The fastest and easiest way to improve your handwriting is to learn to hold your pencil properly. A lot of people bypass this seemingly small step and then wonder why their writing looks like chicken scratch. This video will show you exactly how to hold your pen or pencil for ...more
This video will give you some beginner tips on how to spin a pen or pencil between your fingers. It is a useful tutorial and the guy knows what he's talking about.
Pen spinning is a fun pastime for the school or office environment. Hell, they even have multinational tournaments these days! Improve your pen spinning (pen mawashi) skills with this video tutorial. Learn how to perform the backaround pen spinning trick. The back around trick ...more
Your phablet's large screen is perfect for viewing movies and music videos wherever you are, but as gorgeous as the Note 3's screen is, holding it gets old and you can't always find something to prop it up at a decent movie-watching angle. But there's a secret you might not k ...more
Hello, Null Byte! Mkilic here. I doubt anyone knows I even exist on Null Byte, so hopefully this post will allow me to become more involved in the community and also help me learn even more. This project is somewhat similar to OTW's article here, and pry0cc's here, in which b ...more
New to the pranking business? Well, this video tutorial ought to start you off good and proper. Here, you will learn how to perform the liquid pen prank. Maybe it's called something different, like water pen prank, but the point is to remove everything from the pen, then fill ...more
There's no sound and the video quality is a tad dated but you still get the gist. Watch this how-to video and learn how to draw a dot in the middle of a circle without lifting your pen. This oldie but goodie may still stump some of your friends. Show off this magic trick anytime.
In this clip, you'll learn how to install a 2G Bamboo Pen & Touch tablet on your Windows or Apple desktop or laptop computer. Happily, it's an easy process. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just under fo ...more
With some of the groundwork out of the way in getting a Mac set up for hacking, it's time to start looking at toolboxes. Our first toolbox is Git, which will be used throughout future tutorials. Git is currently the most widely used version control system (VCS) in the world, ...more
Build an infrared pen fast, cheap and easy, just check out this how-to video! There's no need to solder anything. You need scissors, tweezers, an infrared LED, and a light LED pen. Check out this video tutorial and make a fancy infrared pen.
In this how to video we show you how to utilize a pen and paper to conceal a small cheat sheet right under your nose but out of view from everyone else. We will do this by taking a common object that no one will think twice about and altering it to fit our needs. Hack a pen ...more
Pen Spinning lives in a similar world of the unassuming arts of Cup Stacking and Dice Stacking. All three performing arts truly require a great deal of practice and skill. "Pen spinning is a form of object manipulation that involves the deft manipulation of a writing instrume ...more
This video shows you how to make an improvised smoking pipe out of a common plastic Bic-type ball-point pen. The guide shows how to remove the pen cap and ink cartridge. Next, the video shows how you can use a razor blade to cut a wedge-shaped hole near one end of the plastic ...more
Learn how to make a pen in which to easily conceal and retrieve test and exam answers by watching this how-to video. If you're too lazy to do your reading, or you don't think you have a prayer of passing, try a cheat sheet. Check out this video tutorial and learn how to hide a ...more
Watch this magic trick tutorial video to understand the full effect of this amazing magic trick. Use a pen to vanish a coin in your hand with your hand wide open. A coin is vanished with a pen right in front of the audience's eyes. Practice this simple magic trick and impress ...more
Watch this pen spinning video tutorial to learn how to do basic fundamental pen spinning tricks, like the Thumb Around, Thumb Around Reverse, Charge, Pass, Reverse Pass, Fingerpass, Finger Pass Reverse, Sonic, and Sonic Reverse. Pen spinning is a form of object manipulation t ...more
Learn how to do the "melt through" coin and pen magic trick. This magic trick will make a pen slide right through a coin of your choice without any gimmicks. It's a pretty simple trick for anyone, if you're a fast enough magician. The melt thru is perfect for beginners.
Learn how to perfect your craps game while in prison. This video demonstrates how to make dice from toilet paper, water and a ball point pen - a common form of entertainment in prison.
Samsung hopes to make a splash with the new Galaxy Note 9 to make up for the underwhelming sales of its signature Galaxy S9 series. This flagship is a radical departure from its predecessors — it's now optimized for gaming and paired with the most advanced S Pen stylus to date ...more
This clip provides a detailed, step-by-step overview of how to swap out the nib on a Wacom Bamboo or Bamboo Fun stylus. For more information, including a complete demonstration of the process, watch this official guide from Wacom.
Want to make a pen vanish in the blink of an eye? Well you can, when you learn to perform Pen-be-Gone. You will need two white bodied ballpoint pens, white construction paper, colored construction paper, scissors, clear tape and a screwdriver. Sometimes we use materials that r ...more
As promised for nearly the whole school year now, I have finally explained how to do two simple pen tricks. There are many such videos on YouTube and elsewhere, but many (students) have requested me to explain it too, so here it is. Also, as for the title of the vid as it app ...more
As an added functionality to the S Pen, the Pen Window enables you to create floating application windows on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3—a tool that's extremely useful when it comes to multitasking. However, there's always room for improvement. In today's softModder guide, I' ...more
Make a homemade airsoft machine gun with Kipkay! You will need a basic ball point pen, a film canister or medicine bottle, and an assortment of Airsoft pellets (6 mm size pellets work the best). You'll also need access to a drill, and a hot glue gun.
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more
This video is a detailed description of how to make an IR pen. It even shows a diagram and how it works!
In every nerd, there is a 12-year-old boy just dying to get out. This week, we bring you the ultimate in indulging your inner kid. Make a penis card emblem in Call of Duty: Black Ops The ability to make your own player card emblems in Call of Duty: Black Ops has led to a bur ...more
This art and crafts tutorial video shows how to make a pencil cup or holder using origami. Watch this video and learn how to make a pencil, pen holder using just a piece of ordinary paper. This is a great instructional video and the presenter in the shows the procedure in a v ...more
The S Pen in the Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ has improved to make remote usage even easier. Controlling your phone with just the stylus is no longer a party trick, as you can now move around and take actions in both first-party and third-party apps. One of the best examples of this ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a duct tape flower pen. First, make three triangles the same size out of pieces of duct tape. Leave a sticky part at the bottom and color the rest of it red. You can also purchase red duct tape if you find it available. Now, wrap the piec ...more
Learn how to do the Charge Normal with this pen spinning tutorial. Interested in picking up pen spinning? Pen spinning is a cool skill, but takes lots of practice. Watch this pen spinning tutorial to learn how to do the Charge Normal. This video is a pen spinning demonstratio ...more
A quick tutorial on how to effectively removed corrupted files from your USB pen drive Insert USB drive into computer. Click on "My computer". Right click on your USB drive (e.g., Removable Disk Drive E: )Go to "Properties" and select "Tools". Under "Error Checking" select "Ch ...more
Being able to pick a lock is considered to be a rite of passage for boys, especially those with aspirations of becoming a professional pirate/ninja, also known as a computer engineer. Pick your way to manhood with this tutorial on hacking a lock. Learning the method will only ...more
Here are some step-by-step instructions on how to make an IR LED Pen to use with a Wiimote to create an inexpensive interactive whiteboard. It's a student video production of the WHS Tech Club.
Use paper money. Try to make a sharp edge. Fold the bill like that. Take a wood pen. Say to people if I cut this pen with this bill I will keep this bill, it is the deal.
Learn how to perform a magic pen trick in which you appear to make a pen levitate about your hand.
Learn how to do the Thumbaround Reverse with this pen spinning tutorial. Interested in picking up pen spinning? Pen spinning is a cool skill, but takes lots of practice. Watch this pen spinning tutorial to learn how to do the Thumbaround Reverse. This video is a pen spinning ...more
Getting tired of performing tricks at the bar with beer bottles? Well, try picking up a pen or a pencil. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform the Sonic pen spinning flip trick. Pen spinning isn't just good for the bar scene, it's also good for the school and work ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how set up and use a Wacom Cintiq 21UX pen display. It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over three minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step ...more
Don't waste your money on a normal nightlight when you can build your own multifunctional nightlight that doubles as a pen holder. With a few junk CDs or DVDs, some LED lights, super glue and a dowel rod, you can make a nifty pencil and pen holder that masquerades as a night l ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to mirror or clone a Wacom Cintiq pen display. It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over five minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step in ...more