Besides obvious features like a touchscreen and biometric sensors, the modern smartphone comes with an array of state-of-the-art hardware in the form of various sensors that help your device sense the environment around it. And if you have a Samsung handset, chances are, you h ...more
If you notice any issues with your LG G3, pinpointing the culprit can be an arduous task. It could be a hardware issue, a resource-heavy app, or a bloatware-infested operating system. Regardless, you'll want to know where the issue lies so you can better troubleshoot the prob ...more
Welcome back, my novice hackers! More and more, the world is turning to and adopting the smartphone platform as the digital device of choice. People are not only using smartphones for voice communication, but also web services, email, SMS, chatting, social networking, photogr ...more
If all things go well, you'll only have to take your road test once. That's the goal: to ace your test on the first try and then start driving on your own. Granted, it's a nerve-racking experience, but keep in mind that the California Department of Motor Vehicles wants you to ...more
What if someone asks you to do a Nmap scan but you left your pc at home? What if a golden opportunity shows during a pentest but you were walking around the building, taking a break? But leaving your phone at home or in the office when you go out is absurd, I mean, everyone b ...more
Baking powder and baking soda are two staples almost everyone has around that seem to last forever. But a lot of people don't know that they eventually start to lose their potency after enough time on the shelf. If you can't remember when you bought it, it's probably time for ...more
Every smartphone manufacturer is susceptible to defects, but after dropping a good chunk of change on a shiny new device, we as consumers have little tolerance for such issues. We want our gadgets to be perfect in every regard, so even the tiniest flaw is irksome. One of the ...more
Watch this car repair tutorial video that demonstrates how to test and replace your vehicle's knock sensor. Once you extract the codes from the vehicle and realize that troubleshooting begins with the knock sensors, there is a quick test that you can perform to find out if you ...more
How To : The Fastest Way to Share Large Files from a Nexus 7 to a Samsung Galaxy S3 or Other Android Device
Recently, I wanted to share a large video file from my Nexus 7 to my friend's Samsung Galaxy S3, and even though he was standing right next to me, it was an extremely difficult and frustrating thing to do. Every single Nexus 7 tablet comes NFC equipped, so it can share files w ...more
Safe motorcycle riding requires knowledge and skill. Testing two-wheel vehicle operators is the best measurement of the skills necessary to operate safely in traffic because people often overestimate their own abilities. To obtain your license, you must pass a knowledge test a ...more
Learn how to make the coolest and most professional cheat sheet ever! Warning -- this video is for educational purposes only. We are not responsible for any damage caused by cheating at school. You take the responsibility, because it was you who didn't study, right?
Your car's electrical system is massive and complicated. Trying to find a short in the system might sound like a job for a professional, but in this video you will learn how you can use an $8 test light to locate a shorts in your car's electrical system. It will also teach you ...more
Richpin demonstrates how to test an alternator with a standard multimeter. First make sure that the vehicle's battery is fully charged. Take the negative lead of the multimeter and put it on the negative post of the battery. Place the positive lead of the meter on the positive ...more
Mobile security researchers at Kryptowire recently uncovered spyware preinstalled on hundreds of thousands of Android smartphones by FOTA provider Adups which was gathering personally identifiable information (PII) such as call logs, app usage data, and even the full contents ...more
Not all smartphone chargers put out the same amount of current. The adapter in your car probably charges your phone a lot slower than the one plugged in at your bedside, and if you use wireless charging, it may be a bit slower still. Even considering the variance in listed am ...more
News : This Guy Tested the Google Pixel XL Against the Nexus 6P (Camera Comparison, Google Assistant, & More)
Google's new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are available for pre-order right now, but the general public won't start to get their hands on these devices for another week or two. Tech reporters got some hands-on time at Google's launch event on October 4th, but camera testing ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to test their system performance. Begin by clicking on the Start menu and select Control Panel. Then click on System and Security, and select "Check the Windows Experience Index" under System. Now click on "Rate this computer". The sys ...more
How To : KitKat Leaked! How to Install the Latest Android 4.4.2 Build on Your AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 3
The @DesignGears guys have been busy today, leaking an unofficial KitKat build (Android version 4.4.2) for the AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The latest is a peek into what the international variants are beginning to see, although this build is far from official. Still, if you wa ...more
This video shows you how to use the urinator to pass a drug test. You also need to make fake urine to put in the fake bladder of the urinator.
If you're working with a capacitor and wondering whether it's working or not, this video will help you find out. You're going to need a multimeter, available at any good electronics store. This device is capable of testing many different electric devices, and capacitors are on ...more
If you're a legit Gran Turismo fan, you've already gotten the new Gran Turismo 5 for PlayStation 3. There's a lot of new features in GT5, and one that returns is the License Test challenges. One change in the License Tests in GT5 is that it ties every mode into a single, persi ...more
AntiPolygraph.org's George Maschke speaks with Nick Frost about how to fool a polygraph (lie detector) test in episode 5 of the tongue-in-cheek 2003 television series Danger: Incoming Attack. Note that the anal sphincter contraction, discussed as a polygraph countermeasure, wh ...more
At its core, the Chromecast is essentially a web browser on a stick. When you cast content from your computer or smartphone, all you're really doing is telling the Chromecast which website to load. So if you're experiencing lag or issues casting content, the root cause is gen ...more
A lot of folks complain about the extra features Samsung adds to Android, but while there are some benefits to the slimmer stock Android, the TouchWiz firmware on Galaxy devices definitely has its own advantages. Your phone creates a personalized equalizer based on your actua ...more
Lights not working, or appliances not working? Maybe it's the electrical system. This video home improvement tutorial shows how to test the electrical wiring in your home. Just make sure to turn the power off first!
With all of the bare-bones setup out of the way in our Mac for Hackers series, your Apple machine should be ready to run a significant amount of pentesting tools. We can pull tools from GitHub and compile them, we can pull dependencies or tools from Homebrew, we have both Pyth ...more
A cool way to test a LED bulb emitter! Plug it in to your multimeter and see it light up. It's really cool!
C For Chemistry delves into the chemistry of science experiments. This chemist knows what he's talking about. These chemistry experiments are not only fun, but very educational for all of those interested in scientific chemical reactions and properties. This video tutorial wi ...more
This video is an instructional video on how to administer an marijuana drug urinalysis to your self featuring the drummer for Clown Town.
In this video we show you how to take a normal eraser and turn it into a cheating device. As usual, we will do this by taking a common object that no one will think twice about and altering it to fit our needs. Cheating on tests is a serious offense - be careful! Watch this ...more
Check out this conning how-to video of the classic water bottle cheat sheet. As an homage to some of our favorite tricks, here's an old one that has been around for ages but some of you may not be aware of. In this video we show you how to utilize modern technology to always h ...more
If you find yourself desperate and need a way to sneak a peek at the answers while you are taking your next big test, this video offers a very clever solution, using the label of a Coke bottle. But don't work too hard on cheating when you could just study! Video: .
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
In this tutorial, we learn how to cheat on a math test using a calculator. The first way to cheat is to go into your calculator where the programming is. After this, you can type in the information that you need to store into the calculator and then save it to look at later. T ...more
After running a diagnostics test on a 2002 Jeep Liberty, if you get the code P0442, that means you have an Evaporative Emission Control System (EVAP) leak detected, which is just a small leak, but a leak nonetheless. This video will show you how to smoke test the EVAP leak to ...more
Your favorite device is running low on juice and needs a couple new AA batteries—and with a quickness. You run to the store and grab the first pack of AAs you see. But should you? There's tons of options available, so which make and model gives you the most power per dollar? ...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
If you've ever listened to your loved ones sing in the shower or watched a few minutes of American Idol, you would think that the majority of the population is tone deaf. In reality, only about 4 percent of the world's population suffers from tone deafness, or the inability to ...more
You can't get a job because you can't pass a urine drug test? Then watch this con how to video and learn how to smuggle in a clean urine sample for your next drug test. All you need to carry this out is: a willing donor, 3-4oz. of urine, a bottle, black electrical tape, underw ...more
Two-letter words are one of the most important parts of playing Scrabble. If you don't know all of the small ones, then you're missing out on one of the easiest ways to score big. Check out How to Score Big with 2-Letter Words in Scrabble and memorize all that you can. Definit ...more
If you're doing any sort of electrical work at home, a multimeter is an invaluable tool to have. But as invaluable as it is to have a volt/ohm meter, it is obviously even more invaluable still to know how to use one. And, with this electrician's how-to, you'll learn how to do ...more
I always have fresh ginger around in my kitchen, but before I started to use it on a regular basis, I made a lot of mistakes when it came to prepping it. It has a very different texture from most other produce, and the thin, papery skin makes peeling it a little more difficult ...more
How To : Exploring Kali Linux Alternatives: How to Get Started with BlackArch, a More Up-to-Date Pentesting Distro
In 2013, Offensive Security released Kali Linux, a rebuild of BackTrack Linux derived from Debian. Since then, Kali has gone on to become somewhat of a standard for penetration testing. It comes preconfigured with a collection of tools accessible by a menu system, tied togethe ...more
The Google Cast feature that serves as the primary interface for the Chromecast and comes bundled with Android TV devices like the Nexus Player is a marvel of modern technology. But as these things go, troubleshooting issues can be difficult with something so groundbreaking, e ...more
It's that time of the year, y'all—when the air becomes crisp, the nights grow long, and people crave hearty, warm soups and stews. And of all the season's offerings, my hands-down favorite has to be chili: It's versatile, meaty, and above all else, it's damn easy to make. (Tha ...more
Dr Chris Steele of The Family GP demonstrates how to properly examine your testicles for cancer. This shows how to carry out a testicular examination. Testicular cancer is a young man's disease, occurring frequently in men aged 19-35.
Learn how to pass a drug test whether it's a random drug test tomorrow or an employment drug test a month away. First step: Forget about all the myths. Detox drinks do not work. Vinegar & Bleach don't work and they are dangerous! The following methods will help: AZO cranberry ...more
See how a simple rubber band can become a hidden answer key for a school test.
Kinesiology, or human kinetics, is the science of human movement. This simple muscle self-test turns your body into a lie detector. Your body subconsciously knows things that the conscious mind isn't aware of. Watch this video kinesiology tutorial and learn how to do a simple ...more
The blower resistor is one of the many obscure parts in your car. If you find that the fan in your car only works on high, you might well have a broken one. In this video you'll learn how to find, test, and if need be replace the blower resistor in a 2002 Dodge van.
Move over NASA— SpaceX is taking over. Well, not really. But today, the privately funded spacecraft company broke all expectations when their Dragon capsule fell to a soft landing in the Pacific Ocean, completing an undoubtedly successful demo flight of nearly two full trips ...more
Need to know how to use your Texas Instruments graphing calculator for your college math or statistics class? You're in luck... watch this video tutorial to see how to perform a chi-square test on a TI-83 graphing calculator. The table on page 30 of your TI Workbook list the ...more
Test Drive Unlimited 2 is the latest title in the prestigious racing series. Having enough money to get everything you want in the game takes a lot of grinding, and who has time for that? This video will teach you how to use this mod and Modio (included in the download) to mod ...more
This short video shows you how to pass a weed drug test by urine dilution. Some myths that don't work are niacin, sure gel, and cranberry juice. Don't waste your money. Herbal detox remedies and detox drinks don't work either. Substitution will work if you aren't going to be m ...more
This science experiment will show you how to make a storm inside a test tube. This video tutorial will demonstrate the process of making the miniature thunderstorm inside a test tube with just a few common chemicals. All you need for your very own thunder storm is a glass test ...more
Patrick from Tekzilla explains Cat5 cable testing.
This medical tutorial demonstrates the process of taking a Pap smear with the Szalay Cyto-Spatula Pap test device. Regular pap smear can catch problems and abnormalities before the effects are felt, and thus are an essential part of mainting a woman's health. This video demons ...more
The coils in your car's engine can cause a lot of misfires if they aren't working properly. If you want to test them and don't have any expensive professional equipment like a labscope, watch this video to learn an easy way to test coils.
During the summer, fresh strawberries are everywhere: at your neighborhood farmers market and in many desserts like strawberry shortcake and strawberry rhubarb pie, to name just a couple. Bringing home a few baskets of the ruby red fruit always seems like a good idea... until ...more
I've cracked thousands of eggs in my life, yet I still usually mess up when I make my morning eggs. Sometimes I crack the egg to hard and end up leaving half of the white on the counter. Other times I don't crack the egg hard enough, and end up spending 20 seconds digging with ...more