If you engage in any nefarious activity on Xbox Live or simply like to swear a lot when you're playing online, your account may be flagged for a ban. Getting banned sucks, so watch this video to see how to use a program called XVAL to check your account and see if it's been flagged for banning in the next ban wave.
So you were caught doing something nefarious and now you've been banned from playing on Xbox Live. But how long do you have left on your ban? This video shows you a method to check your ban clock and see how long you have left.
Got banned from a website you love to torment? Well, there's a way to keep it going. You can get back onto a site by changing your IP to get past the servers. This will only work if your IP is banned. If your username is blocked directly, you will have to find another way.
How can you tell if the pair of Ray-Ban Wayfarer sunglasses that you are about to buy online are not a fake? Follow these 9 simple steps to verify the authenticity of your purchase. Always ask the seller to use the youVerify app prior to purchase. It's Smarter Selling & Safer Shopping.
This video shows you how to get unbanned from Stickam - not the IP/Account ban, but the computer ban.
Recently, a user on Reddit complained that their Snapchat account had been temporarily banned because Snapchat noticed the user's account was going through a third-party service. In reality, the account in question was running on a jailbroken iPhone, and it was far from the first to be banned by the messaging app.
We've seen plenty of good, bad, and weird things that have come out of the worldwide augmented reality game Pokémon GO, including murder and location-based bans, but nothing on a large scale. That was, of course, until Iran decided to ban the game country-wide.
| Update: ZTE's issues with the US government have finally been resolved. Check out the details below.
Plastic shopping bags are on the verge of extinction with states threatening plastic bag bans. California has already approved a ban, taking effect in 2012, and other states are proposing the same ban, including Oregon.
Flashing the disc drive on the XBox 360 is the first step of truly hacking your XBox 360, enabling it to run whatever discs you like but also putting you at risk for being banned from XBox Live. Microsoft has used several different kinds of drives in the console over the course of its lifespan, so you have to check what type of drive you have before you attempt to flash it. This two-part video will show you how to flash the Hitachi 78FK drive used in many XBox 360's.
There's probably a reason that laser pointers are banned from most schools: They're just to fun to put down! Whether you're using them as a pointer, to distract your classmates, or to very wickedly point them in people's eyes, they are toys that are quite addicting.
The best go-to method for reducing your risk of infection is to wash your hands. Next time you reach for the soap, here is some news you can use.
In this tutorial, learn all about the controversial and artificial food dye, Red 40. Red 40 is linked to hyperactivity in kids as well as ADHD, migraines, stomach aches and jitters. The UK is actually banning Red dye 40 this year.
A lag switch allows you to cheat in online games or on XBOX LIVE by disabling the flow of data to your console or PC. We will show you how to build one.
Immersive advertising company Vertebrae has extended its native ad platform to augmented reality via mobile Chrome browsers for Android and Safari for iPhone.
With the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) banning laptops and tablets on flights originating from 10 international airports, and the United Kingdom taking similar precautions, international travelers are faced with hours of non-productive — or far less entertaining — flight time.
When you apply cologne you want to get the ban for your buck, and you want that bang to smell perfectly. There are a couple key points that you should keep in mind when applying scents. This video will show you exactly how to apply cologne, fragrance, or perfume and love it.
UPDATE: The ported APK covered below is now obsolete because Fortnite beta is officially available for all Android devices!
Bitcoin, the decentralized cryptocurrency notorious for its status as the currency of the dark web, seems to be shedding its shady past and is now enjoying soaring highs not seen since 2014. The highly volatile online commodity reached parity with an ounce of gold back in March amid speculation of a pending ETF approval from the Federal Trade Commission. Since then, Bitcoin has doubled in value and analysts predict a bitcoin could reach $100,000 in value in 10 years.
A strange thing is happening: there are people, groups of people even, walking the streets day and night staring wide-eyed at their mobile phones and laughing like manic children. What are these people doing? Are they taking pictures? Are they participating in some new social media craze? Is their activity an omen that the zombie apocalypse is upon us?
Be careful! If you use this on a public World of Warcraft server, you might get caught and banned by the GMs. However, if you are on a private server, or don't mind the risk, here's how you can use Cheat Engine to hack the game.
In honor of the recent proposed ban in Italy on miniskirts, this tutorial shows you instead how to make a fun, basic jumpsuit! All you'll need is a basic torso pattern and a pant pattern without any pockets. And voila, your own sexy jumpsuit!
With many states accepting laws about banning the use of cell phones while driving, bluetooth is becoming an important feature to have. Not only does it make things easier when talking on the phone, but it's something that is being featured in many new cars. So in this tutorial, you'll find out how to setup your bluetooth on a 2011 Sorento. So good luck and enjoy!
Ever wondered what a High Pass or ban Pass filter does? Why a Low Pass filter might be useful? Well wonder no more as NFX explains these useful EQ effects in FL Studio (Fruity Loops).
As more and more people use the video conferencing service Zoom, the chances of trolling behavior and attacks only increase. But it's not just "Zoombombers" you need to worry about. A heated discussion between family, friends, or colleagues could turn sideways real quick, and sometimes the best course of action is to remove the participant from the group video meeting altogether.
Last week, Instagram stopped supporting media Cards on Twitter, meaning that in order to view a full photo shared in a tweet, you have to click through to Instagram rather than seeing it on your Twitter feed. Otherwise, the photo will appear to be cropped.
Hack mybrute with this mybrute cheat. MyBrute hacks, cheats, tricks. Watch this video game tutorial on how to hack MyBrute for black skin on your brutes (06/04/09). You won't get banned or anything, and it helps your character!
Legend has it that King Ferdinand I once disguised himself as a commoner in order to sneak into a poor neighborhood and eat pizza, a food then banned from the royal court. This video tutorial shows you how to make your own tasty pizza pie from scratch, without having to resort to clandestine behavior. Mix your dough and add the basic cheese and sauce, then toss on your favorite toppings.
The javelin glitch in Modern Warfare 2 is currently being exploited for great and evil purposes. Watch this video to learn how to take advantage of this glitch, for both the XBox 360 and the PS3. Fair warning, though: doing this glitch could get you banned by the powers that be at XBox Live.
Market Reality: HoloLens 2 Arrives, Valve Reportedly Assists Apple with AR Device, & Niantic Prepares AR Cloud Launch
While the long-awaited HoloLens 2 officially arrived this week, details leaked about another, arguably longer-awaited AR headset, the fabled wearable from Apple, and a previously undisclosed partner assisting the Cupertino-based company with the hardware.
Facebook recently hit a snag in its quest to take augmented reality face effects to its millions of users.
Huawei has been in a losing battle with the US government for around ten years, with the last year being the spike of Huawei's problems. Because of US pushback against some Chinese-based smartphone manufacturers due to security concerns, Huawei is hoping to limit its dependency on US-based companies, and recent rumors of Huawei's very own mobile operating system may be the first step.
Just yesterday, Google announced that it is banning all apps that contain any form of lock screen ads. Today, they posted a list of the Best Apps of 2017 for the Play Store. Given the new policy of cracking down on apps with advertisements on the lock screen, you wouldn't expect to see one of those in the list of top apps. Unfortunately, that's exactly what happened — Google is promoting obvious adware in their list of best apps.
Today's Top News: BMW Slashes Combustion Engine Costs by 1 Billion Euros in Auto Industry Shift to Driverless & EVs
The auto industry continues to shift into high gear to lay the groundwork for driverless cars with an electric vehicle (EV) emphasis.
By connecting the dots between theory and real-life effect, two new studies offer more proof that neonicotinoid insecticides are causing extensive damage to honeybee colonies.
For the most part, Xbox Live is amazing, but there is one thing that has been annoying for pretty much everyone, to say the least. Microsoft Points.
Plastic bags may be banned from retail stores in some cities, like Santa Monica, Seattle, and San Fransisco, and will be banned in Los Angeles shortly, but we still use billions of them every year. What else are we going to use for throwing away cat litter or picking up dog poop?
Know where the Dojo in the Courtyard is on Club Penguin? Then did you know you can walk on top of it? It's a cool little glitch that you can without getting banned from Club Penguin or anything like that. It's just a simple Club Penguin glitch.
Many types of knives are banned in many states. Not this one, it is made out of Knex! This video features a walkthrough to making a flick knife out of Knex pieces. You may have a hard time defending yourself with it, but it looks very cool and should impress all of your friends on the playground.
The iPhone X introduced the world to Face ID in 2017, and now, every new iPhone uses Apple's biometric security system instead of the old Touch ID. It's more secure than fingerprint scanners and it's even more user-friendly. True, it's not without its faults, but at least one of the biggest problems can be fixed.