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How To: Choose which driving mode to use in the 2010 Prius

In this tutorial, we learn how to choose which driving mode to use in the 2010 Prius. The Prius offers four drive modes: normal, eco, power, and ev mode. To activate the mode, press the appropriate button the center console and the light will appear in the center console. Now, you can press it again to deactivate it if you no longer want it on. The Prius has a driving range of 1/2 mile and can operate at 25 mph using light throttle. If the battery needs charging or the speed exceeds 25 mph th...

How To: Use the Xbox 360 Internet browser with NXE update

This video tutorial from KaBoom215 presents how to use Xbox 360 Internet browser with NXE update.First you need to turn on your computer and make sure you have Windows Media Center on your Xbox 360 and your computer (preferably using Windows Vista operating system).From your computer, open Internet browser, search for mce browser, choose search result that says Anthony Park Software.Download MCE Browser from this site.Back to your Xbox 360 console connected to your computer, open Windows Medi...

How To: Flash the four most common types of Xbox 360 console disc drives

Do you want to be able to play games for free on your XBox 360? If you have some time and patience, hacking the console is probably the next step for you, and the first step in that is flashing your disc drive. This will delete it's native firmware, which does not recognize burned discs, allowing you to load your own custom firmware that does. This video series will teach you everything you need to know to flash each of the major types of disc drives used in the XBox 360, and have you well on...

How To: Increase World of Warcraft's (WoW) graphics

No one can deny that World of Warcraft is the biggest, most popular game to come out since, well, ever. Boasting 12 million players and still going strong since its premiere in 2004, a combination of incredible, intense gameplay, comraderie building with guilds, and awesome-looking environments has made this game super successful.

How To: A Guide to Downloading Console Games Online

In last week's guide, we covered the best places to purchase digital copies of computer games online. This week we'll cover another type of downloadable content: those available for video game consoles. Every major console out today either has or plans to have a DLC platform, but which one is the best? If you don't like leaving your house and want to play console video games, which console should you get? Below I will break down what the online marketplace offers so you can decide which conso...

How To: Save money, energy and power with your XBox 360

In this tutorial, we learn how to save power with your Xbox 360 (Xbox 101). This can save you money on your energy bill as well! First, turn on your console and then go to the guide button. Scroll to settings and then choose 'system settings'. From here, choose 'console settings' and then scroll down and select 'shutdown'. Make sure 'auto off' is enabled and then your console will automatically power down after six hours of inactivity. With this setting, you will never have to worry about tur...

How To: Make your own Atari 2600 games using BASIC

It's hard to believe that gaming consoles have been around for almost forty years. It seems like only yesterday that we all needed a tempermental joy stick to play Atari Space Invaders or were dying to get our hands on a Game Genie so we could beat Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. If you are nostalgic for the good old days and can't seem to get your old console to work, check out this tutorial.

How To: Use PlayOn to watch Hulu on your PS3

It's easy to watch Hulu on your Playstation 3 console. Using a free trial version of PlayOn, you can watch a variety of internet TV & movie sites on almost any game console - including your Wii. Who needs cable anymore? This video will show you how to set up your PlayOn account and use it to watch your favorite media sites on the console of choice.

How To: Hook up a keyboard and mouse with XFPS Sniper XBox 360

Studies have shown (yes, there have been studies on this) that the keyboard and mouse control setup employed by PC gamers is better for first person shooters than a console controller. Fortunately, there's a nifty peripheral for the Xbox 360 called the XFPS Sniper that allows you to connect a keyboard and mouse to the console and use them to control your characters in Call of Duty, Halo, Gears of War, or whatever other of the dozens of shooters on the XBox 360 you play. This will give you a p...

How To: Install a custom ring of light board on an XBox 360

The ring of lights on the front of the XBox 360 console is one of its most distinctive features, but almost everyone has the same old green LED's. I say almost because it is possible to install a custom RoL board in your console that can have any color of lights you want! This video will show you how to install a custom RoL board after you've ordered one of eBay or some other outlet.

How To: Change temperature settings in a 2010 Toyota Prius

In this video, we learn how to change the temperature settings in a 2010 Prius. All the climate controls are on the center console. The steering wheel can also help you change the temperature control. Press the green switch first then you will be able to set the temperature that you want the car to be. The system will then maintain that temperature. If you want to use the fan, select the fan and then select the speed you want it to be at. There is also a front and rear defroster you can press...

How To: Watch Hulu on XBOX 360 with PlayOn

How to Watch Hulu on your Xbox 360. The problem is HULU doesn't look good on some old PCs. Fix this by running it on your TV or projector. This uses the program PlayOn to run Hulu through your XBOX 360. This will tie it into your Media Center. This will make YouTube, Hulu and Netflix on your XBOX video game console. Go to Video Library and access you PlayOn server.

How To: Use the auxiliary audio port in a 2010 Prius

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the auxiliary audio port in a 2010 Toyota Prius. This car is equipped with a mini plug auxiliary input port in the lower rear section of the center console, below the armrest. This will allow users to use personal playback devices such as an iPod. Simply plug the device into the mini plug socket and press the AUX button to listen through the car's audio system. This video will benefit those viewers who have a Toyota Prius car, and would like to...

How To: Add plugin sources to XBox Media Center

This video shows in detail and with annotations how to add plugins as sources in XBoxMediaCenter. With these plugins, you can watch selected media content from the web without browsing the websites with the computer. You browse through the items as if they were on the hard drive of the console. Available plugins include Joox, TVLinks, surfthechannel, seeqpod, powerflv, alpha centauri (german edutainment), stage6, lindenstrasse (german soap), myspace, Apple Movie Trailers, BBC radio, youporn, ...

How To: Open an Xbox 360 with a pocket knife

In this video, we learn how to open an Xbox 360 with a pocket knife. First, take the bottom stand off of the console. Then, take the faceplate off of it and then grab your knife. Use the knife to push the edges of the console up in the top and bottom. Poke the clamps that are underneath the lid to help you leverage the console open. From here, do this on the other side of the Xbox. Then, go to the side and press down in the clamps to release the case from the console and you will be inside!

How To: Open an Xbox 360 case

In this video we learn how to open an Xbox 360 case. You will need some screwdrivers out first. Then, pull out from the USB port so the cover comes out from the console. After this, turn the console over and push a driver inside the tabs to remove the bottom vent from it. After this, do the same to remove the side edge from the console using the same tool as before. Then, remove the bottom and the top side using screwdrivers. Once you have these all removed, you will be able to access the ins...

How To: Install LED lights on your XBox 360 console

Installing colored LED lights in the cases of various electronic devices is nothing new. People have been doing it to PC cases for years. THe XBox 360's massive size and power make it a particularly tempting target. This two-part video will teach you how to put some LED lights in the case of your XBox 360 console, making it look very much cooler. Impress your fellow gamers with this easy mod!

How To: Connect to Xbox Live with a laptop

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to connect to XBox Live with a laptop. In your task bar, locate your connection and double-click it. Select Network and Sharing Center. In the tasks, select Manage network connections and select your wireless connection. Click on Adapter Properties, located in the tab above and select the Sharing tab. Check both the boxes and Press OK. Now plug the Ethernet cable between the Xbox 360 and laptop. Turn on the console and test the connection. This video ...

How To: Take apart the Xbox 360

If you've ever wondered how to safely disassemble your Microsoft XBox 360 gaming console for modification, Johnny McKinney of Console Discussions will walk you through the basics. All you need to get started are a T10 Torx screwdriver, a small flathead screwdriver, and an XBox 360 console. Johnny gives you a step-by-step tutorial of which screws to remove, and the order to remove them in. The first step is to remove the sides of the case, as well as the venting grills. After all of the side p...

How To: Use the auxiliary audio port on a 2010 Toyota 4Runner

Each Toyota 2010 4Runner has a mini plug auxiliary audio input port in the center console. When you want to play your personal playback devices, e.g. iPods or other MP3 players, on your car's sound system, simply plug it in the mini plug socket and press the aux button of the sound system. Depending on the model you drive there may also be a USB port in the glove box for selected models. Connecting your iPod to it will play the device as well as charge it when you drive. Playing sounds in you...

How To: Use the AC power outlets in the 2010 Toyota 4Runner

Select Toyota 4Runner models are available with two 120-volt AC power outlets. To use this feature, the engine must be turned on and running. Press the AC switch to the left of the vehicle's steering wheel. The LED will be illuminated when active. One outlet is located in the center console. The other outlet is at the rear of the vehicle in the cargo area of the Toyota 4Runner. Use the outlets as needed.

How To: Fix an e74 error on your Xbox 360 easily

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to fix the E74 error on an Xbox360. Begin by unplugging all the wires on the console except for the power cord. Then turn the system on. Now wrap the Xbox360 with 1-2 towels and let the system heat for about 30 minutes. Make sure that there is no disc in the hard drive. Then unwrap the system and turn it off. Let the console cool for 15-20 minutes. Finish by plugging back the cables and turn on the system. This video will benefit those viewers who hav...

How To: Capture console gameplay video with a TV card

If you want to have any kind of impact in the discussion of video games online (and that is one big and jaded discussion) it will behoove you to be able to capture images of the games you're playing, be they console or PC. It's easy for the PC, but many people have no idea how to capture screenshots or videos of their console gameplay that they can share later on their computer. This video is here to clear up that confusion, showing you how to install a PCI TV card in your PC that will allow ...

How To: Play console games on your PC

In this video you'll see different methods for emulating some of the major console games on your PC, such as Atari, NES, PS2, Xbox, N64 and Wii. An extensive tutorial with everything you need to know to emulate your favorite games right from you PC. You don't have to lug those clunky things around anymore. Here you find an alternative on playing your games right from any PC, either yours or buddies. Fun right at your computer screen whenever you want, its also a good backup just in case anyth...

How To: Clean classic NES games with Windex

This is a short instructional video on how to clean your NES games. The ever famous flashing blue screen and the blow to the game cartridge doesn't always work! Conventiently clean your NES games with Windex or glass cleaner and Q Tips. Swab the game cartridges and the console.

How To: Airbrush a custom Halo 3 Xbox

In this how to video, you will learn how to airbrush your Xbox with a Halo 3 design. First, take apart your console. Next, wrap the bottom half with paper to mask it. Next, spray the exposed are with white. Mask the bottom half area again, leaving more unpainted areas exposed. Spray paint and repeat one more time. Next, go over the console with yellow paint. Next, print out an image of Master Chief. Cut it out and then take the outside area to use as a mask on the console. Spray paint accordi...

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