With all of the technology available today, which do you use to be your personal alarm clock? You can have a huge, bulky alarm clock, you can use your computer, and you can have one of those small, portable analog clock, but why use them if you have an iPhone? The iPhone has a ...more
Set an Alarm on the Computer
The Sony Dash is a hot tablet, and like most tablets it can be used for all sorts of awesome purposes that full-sized computers are not suited for. Alarm clocks, for instance. This video will teach you how to set music and video to your alarm clock on the Sony Dash.
This video tutorial from OfficialTechTerry presents how to use your computer as an alarm clock. Press Start menu button, then click Control Panel. From the left pane choose Change to classic view option. Double click Administrative Tools icon from the right pane. Now double ...more
In this how to video, you will learn how to make an RSS feed as an alarm clock. To do this, you can use the Microsoft speech program. Open the alarm batch file. Modify the Perl script so that it downloads the RSS feed from the Digg website. It will strip all the tags and html ...more
The Prada cell phone (LG KE850) is a unique, sophisticated and elegant mobile phone with the first complete advanced touch interface. Check out this video tutorial on how to set an alarm on the LG KE850 Prada mobile phone. You don't want to have a mishap setting your alarm on ...more
Your iPod can function as more than just an mp3 player, it also works as an alarm clock. Take a look at this tutorial and learn how to set an alarm on your iPod and wake up to your favorite playlist.
This is a Computers & Programming video tutorial where you will learn how to set up your developer computer for Silverlight applications. First you need to install some tools on your developer computer. The premier developer tool from Microsoft is Visual Studio. If you don’t h ...more
This HelpVids.com tutorial shows the basic options for setting an alarm on an iPhone. To begin, open the "clock" app. There are four sub-menus in the the "clock" app. Choose the "alarm" sub-menu. To create a new alarm, touch the "+" in the upper right corner of the screen. A n ...more
Ableton Live can turn your computer into an electronic music producing and sequencing machine pretty quickly, but making sure your sound card is configured correctly before you use it on stage is crucial. Watch this video to learn how to set up your sound card for Ableton Live ...more
Tired of having to install multiple files every time you set up a new computer? This tutorial shows you how Ninite.com to set up a free installer so you can install all your free software applications at once (like web browsers, iTunes, GIMP, etc), instead of having to do it o ...more
The world is full of vulnerable computers. As you learn how to interact with them, it will be both tempting and necessary to test out these newfound skills on a real target. Today, I'll introduce a deliberately vulnerable Raspberry Pi image designed to help you practice and ta ...more
With the invention of mobile phones, alarms clocks are nearly extinct. Who wants a bulky tabletop alarm when you can use your mobile device to wake you up? Well, even tablets can make sure you get your coffee on time, and in the Samsung Galaxy Tab, there's the Android Alarm Cl ...more
Get past your school's web filter without having to use a proxy server. Through the Start Menu, run the 'cmd' program. Then type in 'ping' plus the name of the site you want to visit. This will give you the IP address, which you can then use to get directly to the site you wan ...more
If you own a jailbroken iPod Touch 1G or 2G and have ever wanted to know what it takes to setup your iPod's alarm clock to wake you up with music from your own music library, now you can. First you'll use WinSCP to get connect to your iPod Touch over SSH. Then you'll locate th ...more
Don't like how Apple's default Radar ringtone—or any other tones—wake you up in the morning? Then don't use them as your alarm sound. Instead, use your favorite song to get you out of bed. Ever since iOS 6, you've been able to pick a song stored on your iPad or iPhone to use ...more
This video will show you how to connect two monitors to one computer for more work space and comfortability.
In this video series you will learn how to completely reformat your computer and start from a clean slate. Everything from booting from disk to running through the set ups for Windows XP, and the eventual completion of the install with other set up changes. Part 1 of 10 - How ...more
Your smartphone has a ton of ringtone options built in, but ringtones haven't really changed much in the past decade, and it's definitely not cool to hear someone in the supermarket with the same lame ringer. While replacing the stock sounds with a song of your choosing is the ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn how to use Alarm Clock Pro, an iTunes-enabled Alarm Clock problem on a Mac OS X computer. For all of the details, including step-by-step instructions on how to download and use Alarm Clock Pro on your own Mac, take a look.
This simple video tutorial explains how to use Airport Utility to configure your Airport Extreme so you can access your Apple computer remotely for file and screen sharing. It explains how to setup DHCP IP reservations and port forwarding using Manual Setup option of the Airpo ...more
You can setup Chromium OS in a virtual machine. So first go to the download site for Chromium OS and VMWare download for the VMWare Player. Now run the VMWare Player and click on "create a new virtual machine" and select "i will install the operating system later" and click ne ...more
Waking up to my Night Owl iOS alarm has grown beyond old. I'd switch it up to one of the other ones, but I pretty much hate all of them. Thankfully, Pandora added an alarm clock feature to their application. Godspeed Pandora, Godspeed. Video: . Now I can wake up to a fresh new ...more
Looking for a quick primer on how to set and adjust printing options on a Mac OS X computer? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at MacMost can present a complete overview of the process in just over four minutes. For more information, i ...more
Has your grandmother ever called you complaining about her internet not working? Don't you wish you could just see what she was talking about and fix it instead of having her try to explain why the mouse won't double-click on the thingamajig? That's just one of many reasons w ...more
You've unlocked your bootloader and rooted your HTC One running KitKat, but there's still one lingering aspect of security you've yet to rid yourself of—S-On—the extra security measure HTC implemented into Sense. S-Off stands for Security Off and allows you to update your One ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to set up and use custom key commands on an Apple computer running the Mac OS X operating sytem. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instru ...more
I rarely ever turn my desktop off. For starters, it takes a few minutes to boot up, which I hate, and secondly, putting the computer to sleep is perfectly adequate. You really only need to completely shut down your computer every once in a while. So, in another effort to save ...more
There is a near-infinite amount of ways a computer can be broken into. But that does not mean that there isn't a reason to secure our computers as best as we possibly can. It's like the principles of a secure house. Which are the most secure houses? The ones with locks and adv ...more
Anonymity is something that doesn't exist today. Everything you do in the world is tracked, from the purchases you make to surfing the internet—even taking pictures on your iPhone. Everything you have ever said and done on the internet is still there—somewhere. This is called ...more
Leaving your computer unattended, whether at home, work, or a coffee shop, even for just a short while, is enough time for someone to steal it or look at your personal files. While there are ways to deter thieves, it's a little harder to keep snoops away. You could put your c ...more
Windows 10 is the most cloud-oriented version of Windows to date—yet, while this means you get some nifty new features, it also means some of your personal data is being shared with Microsoft's servers. Don't Miss: 45+ Tips & Tricks You Need to Know for Windows 10 In general ...more
Many of you who tried to wake up to your iPhone's alarm clock this morning didn't. Reports say that after the stroke of midnight last night, the alarm clock application on all iOS 4 devices simply didn't work— unless you set a recurring alarm. Something like this happened to ...more
Does the morning routine in your household include temper tantrums and a mad rush to get out of the house? Follow this plan to keep everyone on track. You Will Need * An alarm clock * Healthy breakfast foods * Patience Step 1 Make sure kids have enough time to wind down at th ...more
Gary teaches us how to schedule podcast updating with AppleScript in this tutorial. First, log onto the AppleScript Editor and run it. Next, type in "tell application "iTunes"". Then "activate", then "updateALLpodcasts", then "end tell". Now, click the compile button and then ...more
The movie Her is getting a lot of love from viewers and critics alike. While I find it kind of creepy to fall in love with a computer program, if Scarlett Johansson talked to me every day, I'd probably fall in love too. Siri is cool and all, but that synthetic voice isn't goi ...more
Smartphones are still "phones" first, which means communicating with others is usually the primary use. Ranging from a simple "hi" to a more personal conversation and even sharing passwords, our messages should remain private so that only the intended recipient sees its conten ...more
Full disclosure: I really like Apple's stock ringtones on the iPhone. After all, there are over 50 to choose from if you include the classic ones. With all that choice, why would you ever need more? Personally, I get bored easily, and I'd like my music to play when people call ...more
Electronic devices seem to have an uncanny ability to make noise at the worst possible times. It's always during an important meeting, a quiet study session at the library, or a biology final that your laptop or smartphone decides to play some obnoxious or embarrassing sound. ...more
When it comes to webcams these days, most people are using their laptops over desktops. The cameras are centered, integrated, and require no configuring. They're a cinch and usually have great resolution. So, then what do we do with all of those old wired desktop webcams that ...more
Last week marked the announcement of LG's new G3 smartphone, and with it came a ton of new features and improvements to their Optimus UI. While most manufacturers put little effort into their keyboards—probably due to the attraction of third-party alternatives—LG has made thei ...more
When it comes to automation apps on Android, Tasker is still the king of the hill. For a price of $2.99 on the Google Play Store, it's a great buy for any would-be tinkerer that would like to get into automating actions on their Android device. Then, when you consider that the ...more
While iOS 11 is ready to take over your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, let's take a step back and check out all of the new features that iOS 10 brought to the public when it was released to everyone in Sept. 2016. Some of the updates from iOS 9 to iOS 10 were huge, as you'll s ...more
Staying healthy is a progressive challenge we all face throughout our lives, and figuring out just how to do that can be a challenge when it's not your job. For doctors, however, it is. Here's how they keep themselves healthy day to day. While it won't surprise you to learn t ...more
It's somewhat funny that the HTC ThunderBolt smartphone would be released around the same time as Apple's new Thunderbolt technology. Mainly because HTC's smartphone isn't exactly something I would compare to a flash of lightning, which averages around 60,000 miles per second. ...more
Watch streaming Internet TV or other media content on your home television set! This tutorial shows you how to set up a connection between your computer monitor and your TV set so you can watch your computer screen on a big screen! Part 1 of 5 - How to Display your computer mo ...more
This video will show you how to record video on your Apple iPhone 3G for free! This is a complete guide to installing the iPhone Video Recorder on your iPhone 3G, which also works on the First Generation iPhone. Learn how to fill in the missing feature of video recording on y ...more
This video demonstrates how to set up your computer to play WoW with a Wii remote. The video walks you through downloading the correct programs to your computer, connecting the Wii remote to your computer, and playing WoW with the Wii remote.
In this tutorial, Gary teaches us how to speed up and slow down in reverse in iMovie 09. First, open up iMovie on your computer and set your preferences so the advanced tools are turned on. Now, open up your project and play it back at normal speed. Next, go to the information ...more
If you've spent a ton of money on your newest smartphone, you will want to make sure it's secure. In this tutorial from the experts at PCWorld, learn exactly how to activate safety mechanisms on your Android. With these options you can set a complicated passcode (so that anyon ...more
This video from OWC presents how to install memory in a 17" Macbook Pro.The operation will take about 15 minutes and doesn't require an experienced user.First you need to provide all necessary anti-static precautions - discharge static electricity, use static-free surface.You' ...more
If you want to connect your Mac notebook or desktop to a wireless network, you'll need to set up the wifi connection on your computer first. Take a look at this walkthrough to find out how to find and connect to available wireless networks in OS X. This is a great skill to kno ...more
This video shows you how to set up a scheduled task to run anytime your computer is idle that defragments your computer. Defragmenting is important because it will allow your programs to open much faster.
Here's a quick tutorial on how to set up a connection which will let your computer talk to a PS3 controller, so you can use it as an input device to play games on! All you need is to download the software and then update the driver!
If you want to protect your children from seeing something you don't want them to see, and they happen to be using Mac OS X, take a look at this walkthrough on how to set up parental controls on their Mac computer.
Tinkernut demonstrates how to hook up your exercise bike to Google Maps. Using a stationary bike can be good for your health but it can also be boring. You can spice up your exercise regiment by using Google Maps. You will need a USB keypad with arrow keys, a magnetic contact ...more
The PlayStation Phone is almost here, and the hybrid device from Sony Ericsson is rumored to have Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) as its mobile OS. YouTube user xxmajstor managed to get his hands on what is said to be the Sony Ericsson Zeus - Z1 PlayStation Phone. Below is the spy v ...more
New user to Windows 7? Microsoft has put out a series of video tutorials explaining how to maximize your Windows 7 experience. Follow along with this computer lesson and learn how to: *Back up your files *Set up or change automatic backup settings *Restore files from a backup ...more
Use a torrent to download your favorite TV shows to your PC or Mac computer. You can also set up RSS feeds to get the newest episodes.
Spaces is a very cool feature that is included with all newer versions of Mac's OS X. With Spaces, you can organize your programs and keep your desktop clutter free. This program is similar to Expose, but instead of having your windows open on the desktop, Spaces minimizes the ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to set custom sound volume for different applications in a Windows 7 computer. This task is very easy, fast and simple to do. Begin by simply clicking on the speaker icon in the system tray and select Mixer. There users will have acces ...more