The highly anticipated VR headset hasn't been on the market long, but there's an issue that has some consumers, and even government officials, concerned about the Oculus Rift. You probably guessed the issue surrounds privacy and the extensive, not-so-secret way that it's collecting your personal data. The privacy concerns came about as various customers and media outlets took notice of the rather lengthy Terms and Services that pop up once you strap yourself into the Rift headset.
Threats to your privacy and security are everywhere, so protecting your data should be the highest priority for anyone with a smartphone. However, one threat many people overlook is the company who supplies the operating system your Android phone runs — Google.
Shazam has ushered in an age where any song we like, but don't recognize, can be almost instantly identified. While the whole process is easy enough—just pull out your phone and hit a button—there are still moments where we might miss those quick and fleeting tunes.
Apps can learn a lot about you just by reading information about your smartphone. They can easily track what device model you have, your phone number, and in some cases, your hardware MAC addresses. Many third-party apps will only track your device values for advertising purposes, but some might be trying to snoop on your data for ill intentions.
Perform the collecting low balls drill in order to improve your catching skills as a goalkeeper on the soccer field.
When you use Gmail, Google Maps, Google Documents or any of the other Google products, you send trackable information about yourself to Google. By going in and configuring your account settings in Google Dashboard, it's possible to manage the information about yourself that you send them. This informative video shows how.
Hey everyone, I'm a huge fan of farmville, but the main reason I'm hooked on the game is because of all the adorable animals in the game, can you all help me to find more and more? I'm a huge collector & I'm willing to return the favor! I'm searching at least 1 of every type that I can get my hands on!
New Super Mario Bros Wii is a return to the roots of a classic, and collecting all of the Star Coins and other random hidden loot is as fun as ever. Watch this video to learn the locations of all the Star Coins in World 2-5 of New Super Mario Bros Wii.
This is a short video about collecting old or antique binoculars. This binocular video is helpful if you are interested in buying, selling, collecting or just learning about these old scientific instruments. This can help with all kinds of binoculars like Ross, Barr and Stroud, prismatic, or Galilean types.
Plants dominate the living landscape around us. Learning about this essential part of ecosystems by collecting and identifying plants should be a part of any life sciences curriculum. Designed to support the Plant Press project at Hila Science Camp, this video discusses collecting and classifying plants and the importance of the classification system developed by Carl Linnaeus.
Wally from the East Coast Trans-communication Organization explains a little about collecting EVPs. EVPs, or electronic voice phenomena, are supernatural sounds that can't be heard by the human ear, but can be recorded by a tape recorder and then played back to hear any messages from the beyond. Watch this video paranormal tutorial and learn how to document EVP electronic voice phenomena with the help of a tape recorder.
This tutorial covers gathering up all of your data. In AE: Collect Files. You can do the same in CINEMA 4D. If you're not familiar with collecting files in After Effects, the video hits the rough outline.
Are you looking for a new way to cover your walls, start a hobby or make some money? Poster collecting might be right up your alley. Learn how to build and maintain a poster collection in this free hobby video series.
In this video series, Sonja Fischer shares her passion of collecting Barbie dolls with you. Sonja gives you the history of the Barbie doll, and she gives you pointers for collecting unique and priceless dolls. She offers advice for storing and displaying your Barbie doll collection.
In this video, the instructor shows how to collect like terms and factorize. When you are given a linear equation, the first thing you do is to try to organize it. Pair up the like terms. Add the numerical coefficients of terms with the same variables. This is called collecting the like terms. In case you see any common factor across all the terms, pull it out and tag it to the parenthesis. In this way, you can factorize the equation. Next, bunch together your like terms and sum them up. The ...
Collecting cerebrospinal fluid in a dog may be required to help determine a dogs illness, and help determine treatment of the sore puppy. This video tutorial for veterinarians will show you how to collect the cerebrospinal fluid of a dog, properly.
Start a vintage bicycle collection without owning a vintage bicycle. Learn about collecting various vintage bicycle accessories from a bicycle expert in this free video series.
According to the National Safety Federation (NSF), pet bowls and toys carry coliform bacteria, including Staph bacteria, yeast, and mold. Additionally, an (unscientific) survey from Petco found that almost one-third of pet owners do not know the extent of contamination that their pet toys contain.
Antique store owner Jan Braunstein has seen her share of rare records. In this series, she shows you her very own copy of one of the rarest, the infamous “butcher cover” of the Beatles’ “Yesterday and Today” album. She gives you an overview of record collecting in general and talks about some albums by Bob Dylan, Elvis and the Beach Boys which you should snatch up whenever you see them.
In this video series, learn all about collecting those treasured Christmas tree ornaments. These unique objects remind us of some of the best times we have all year; and they come in so many colors, shapes, and sizes that they offer a world of collecting potential to the ornament connoisseur. Our expert will show you how to get your collection started, and she’ll talk about a few things you need to know when choosing pieces, including determining value, age, how to display, and how to store y...
In this series of videos on collecting Majolica pottery, our antiquing expert discusses the history of Majolica and explains the basis for the broad range of colors and hues.
In this video series, our expert antique collector will offer tips and advice for collecting Ruby Flash glass pieces.
Watch these series of antique collecting videos to find out just what qualities make these oil lamps valuable. Our antiquing expert discusses the rarity of different patterns and chimneys and how to determine the ways condition affects their value. She also tells you how to use your prize lamp safely and even the best way to display them. You may not get your three wishes, but you can still have a satisfying collection of lamps.
Without water, human beings can only survive for a few days. When you are out in the wilderness, knowing how to collect safe drinking water can be a matter of life or death. Large plastic bags are extremely handy for collecting condensation from grass and tree leaves, as well as creating a solar still. Dew water can be collected very easily with a clean towel and a small bowl. Large waterproof vinyl sheets are especially good for keeping your belongings from getting wet—and for collecting cle...
Update The lightning collection can now be turned in more than once!
So, if you are interested in buying copper luster, you should take some time to watch this video series. Sue Shea offers her expertise in the world of antique collecting. Sue shows you the different types and colors of copper luster. She also warns you of the signs of discoloration and restoration. Collect copper luster - Part 1 of 17.
It’s called Urophagia—the art of consuming urine. There could be any number of reasons for having the desire to drink your own urine (or somebody else’s). There’s the so-called term “urine therapy,” which uses human urine as an alternative medicine. In urine therapy, or uropathy, it’s used therapeutically for various health, healing, and cosmetic purposes. There’s also those people who drink urine as sexual stimulation, where they want to share every part of each other. And then there’s the o...
Charles Sedlak shows you how to add a little more flavor and personality to your pentatonic scale, for that electric blues guitar you have sitting at home, collecting dust. Some break out the Pledge, and play along.
In this Threadbanger video, Secret Life of a Bionerd gives you tips on making a custom tank top pattern. She'll teach you how to measure yourself, along with making a simple pattern from those measurements. Making this tank pattern sure makes life easier when sewing. This is the basics to starting your own tank top designs, and opens the door to create many other pieces as well. Once you get this method down, you will love collecting homemade patterns.
In this video, learn how to enter mail-in sweepstakes, what supplies you need, tricks and tips for filling out entries, how to organize your entries, and how to not get disqualified. This clip will walk you through the entire process so that you can increase your chances of winning and getting one of those oversized checks delivered to your door. So, follow along and enter those contests the right way to maximize your opportunities to win.
First of all you shall need ingredients that are one 28-oz can sliced peaches, 1/2 cup brown sugar, dash of salt, 1 tbsp cornstarch, 1/4 tsp mace, 1-1/2 tbsp butter, 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1 cup flour, 2 tbsp sugar, 1-1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 cup butter, 1/2 cup milk, butter & brown sugar. Start by draining out the juice from the peaches and collecting in a large cup. Now cut these peaches into half inches and then transfer into a casserole dish. To make the syrup you have to tak...
Got an old fugly wool reindeer sweater that's collecting dust in your closet? Don't just toss the warm coat because it's not very stylish. Instead, check out this crafting tutorial to learn how to repurpose an old wool sweater into cute wool mittens.
Butterflies are delicate and beautiful creatures, which is why many people enjoy collecting them post mortem to stash like collectibles under glass. But we personally find that a little creepy.
Fallout: New Vegas is OUT NOW, and this video will show you the complete walkthrough for the "Ring-a-Ding-Ding" quest, which subsequently gives you the "Ring-a-Ding-Ding" achievement. If you haven't ordered your copy of Fallout: New Vegas for the Xbox 360 yet, do it now, then follow along with this video to start collecting your achievements and raising your gamerscore. Completing this mission gives you 25G.
Create your own spinning picture frame with just a few dust-collecting items in your home! This video from Nextraker will show you how to build this interesting three-way picture frame, consisting of 6 open photo slots. You can simply put it on a hard surface, or you can make it spin 'round and 'round with a CD spindle.
If you own a Dyson DC25 vacuum cleaner and are having a problem with collecting dust, debris, and other junk check out this tutorial.
Board game enthusiast Scott Nicholson reviews a new game each week showing you the pieces and rules of play, as well and demonstrating the game with friends. This weeks game, Ticket to Ride, is about collecting cards and claiming routes.
Board game enthusiast Scott Nicholson reviews a new game each week showing you the pieces and rules of play, as well and demonstrating the game with friends. This weeks game, Adel Verpflichtet or Hoity Toity, is about choosing actions and collecting artwork; and is a very involved game overall.
In this video, we learn how to use high voltages using the Wimhurst machine. First, you must have a spinning wheel, double ended brushes, collecting combs, leyden jars, adjustable electrodes, and small metal plates. Once you connect all these together, you will notice the brushes on either side are perpendicular to each other and the wheel spin in opposite directions. Spin the wheel and then listen to the sound it makes. The plate will then charge with different electrons and create positive ...
Saabkyle04 runs through the necessary steps it takes to clean your wheels so good, they will look like they are brand new! Having a little bit of brown on your tires and dirt collecting in the lug nut area can be fixed by watching and listening to this video. While any wheel cleaner will work, the person in the video uses ArmorAll. You should also have some tire foam, a brush, a toothbrush, a couple of assorted towels, and a brush for getting behind the wheel. First, rinse the wheel. Then, ap...