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How To : Install a water heater shut off valve

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install an automatic shut off valve for a water heater. Steps: 1 Turn off the water to the water heater. 2 Drain the water heater using an electric pump and garden hose. 3 Shut off the gas, then disconnect the gas line from ...more

How To : Prank someone by having their computer shut down

Playing pranks on people using their own personal computers is a smart and easy thing to do. For this next prank tutorial, you'll be finding out how to prank someone by having their computer shut down. In order to do this you'll need to do this: 1. Create A New Shortcut On Th ...more

How To : Shut off your alarm clock with a light phaser

We'll base the project around a digital clock radio and a light gun for gaming; huge selections of both of these are available inexpensively second-hand, with many beautiful and well-designed examples. To enable our FPSI (First Person Shooter Interface), we'll outfit the gun w ...more

How To : Prank shut down a computer at school

Learn how to freak out little kids at your school, maybe even teachers, with a little, itsy-bitsy computer prank. Just watch this video to see how to prank shut down a computer at school. This cool computer prank will have the computer begin automatic shut down on whoever cli ...more

How To : Shut down someone's computer from your own

In a boring lull after getting home from summer school and need some random play to perk your day up? Watch this video to learn how to quickly shut down someone else's computer from your own. The method doesn't require ip addresses and won't spawn noxious viruses so you won't ...more

News : Remotely shut down a computer with a cell phone

There is something reassuring about the calm competence of Tinkernut. This video will show you how to shut down your computer from anywhere, using a texting capable cell phone, Microsoft Outlook and a free account from kwiry.com. Remotely shut down a Windows PC with a cell ph ...more

How To : Install memory in a 2009 Mac Pro

MacOSG demonstrates how to install memory in a 2009 Mac Pro. When performing this upgrade, be sure to take precautions for static by discharging static electricity before beginning. Shut down, unplug and place the Mac Pro on a static-free surface. To access the memory, you nee ...more

How To : Handle a Mac freeze

One of the most frustrating events in life is a computer freeze. When your Mac freezes don’t freak-out. Stay calm there are things you can do. And, hey, if you can’t do them, there is a professional out the happy to help you out...for a price. Hypnotized by the spinning beach ...more

How To : Restore an iPod Touch Without Using iTunes

The iPod changed the music and electronics industries when it was first introduced way back in 2001. It is credited with ushering in the age of "connected devices," and has held a huge market share of around 70% for years. At the height of its popularity, the iPod made up almo ...more

How To : How The Internet Works

Sure, you go online to email and shop and do research. But have you ever been curious about how the internet actually works? Don't worry, you don't need a degree in computer science to get a handle on how your info gets from point A to point B. Learning the basics of the inter ...more

How To : Fun with OSX Terminal

Disclaimer: All information in this tutorial is for entertainment and educational purposes ONLY. You pesky teenagers. In my previous tutorial, I covered how to make a backdoor in an OSX system. I also covered some fun commands to try whilst the backdoor connection is in tact. ...more

How To : Stop sudden unintended acceleration by your Toyota

Popular Mechanics' Senior Auto Editor Mike Allen shows you how to safely stop your car if you become the victim of sudden unintended acceleration. DO • Brake. Brake once, don't pump or ride the brakes. This will only heat up the brake pads, potentially overheating them and ma ...more

How To : Silence Your Mac's Annoying Start-Up Chime

I love my Mac to pieces, but there have been times, so many times, that I wanted to silence that classic Apple start-up chime. I mean, the only thing the sound does is notify everyone around you that you have a Mac, and that you have turned said Mac on, right? Well it's not so ...more

News : How-To-Maintain your PC

INTRODUCTION The everyday PC user doesn't think much about its PC and problems that can cause critical damage to their data or other stuffs stored on Hard drive and other electronic parts until the problem actually occurs. Once a failure happens, the repairs can be costly and ...more

How To : Handle a PC freeze

If you work with a computer, at some point in time your computer is going to freeze. Hopefully, you've been saving any important data or writing you've been doing because there are a few easy steps to take to get that computer running smoothly. Don’t get locked down when your ...more

How To : Turn Off Your iPhone with a Broken Power Button

As one of only three hardware buttons on an iPhone, the Sleep/Wake button gets a lot of use day in and day out. If you've had your iPhone for a considerable length of time, this button—which is also used to power down the device, as well as turn it on—may begin to malfunction ...more

How To : Install a computer graphics card

You don’t have to be satisfied with the graphics that are on your computer. There are great graphics out there and with a little time and a screwdriver you can install killer graphics on your very own computer. Step 1: Uninstall old software Uninstall the old graphics card’s ...more

How To : Get Administrator Privileges on Mac

So yeah. Its AugustFackYou and I felt like posting today and being an active member of the community. After reading this please tell me if you have any comments on what I can do better or if this method is bad. Anyway today I will be showing you how to get root on a mac. I man ...more

How To : Become a Better Worker by Taking More Breaks

I'll admit it: I've spent many eight-hour workdays stuck at my desk, staring at my computer as my breaks slip past unnoticed. I frequently tell myself I'll take one in a few more minutes—but somehow, the entire day will pass and I won't have taken a single break. It's common ...more

News : Google Glass Enterprise Edition Open for Business

Perhaps in tribute to the season premiere of Game of Thrones, Google Glass is demonstrating that what is dead may never die, as Alphabet's X (formerly Googlex) has revealed that the Enterprise Edition of the smart glasses are now available to businesses. Two years ago, the te ...more

How To : Downgrade iOS 9 Back to iOS 8

If you couldn't wait to test drive iOS 9 before its official release this fall, you probably have the beta software on your iPhone right now. However, if you're not a fan of all the bugs and glitches that accompanies it, it's not too late—you can still downgrade back to the la ...more

How To : Use Common Features of Windows Command Prompt

Every Windows system includes command prompt; and while a lot of people on Null Byte and WonderHowTo in general know how to use it, some people don't know anything about it, even how to access it. Even if you aren't a Windows user, it's good to know how command prompt works b ...more

How To : Root the Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge

Thanks to leaks and hard working developers, rooting tools for brand new Android devices are usually available right around the time of the smartphone's release, if not earlier. The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are no exception. CF Auto Root, by renowned dev Chainfire, has n ...more

How To : Install MS-DOS on a Modern Computer

For those needing to replace old controller hardware on cutting mills, those into native retro gaming, or for those who want to see what all the fuss was about in the 1980's, or for those who just want a play with old but great technology, this tutorial shows you step-by-step ...more

How To : Root Your OnePlus 3 or 3T & Install TWRP Recovery

The OnePlus 3 and 3T are two of the most modder-friendly devices to be released in 2016. Not only that, but they're both extremely solid phones which happen to sport a very reasonable price tag. Among the things that make these devices such a joy for tinkerers is the fact that ...more

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