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How To: Stop Advertising Companies from Tracking Your Online Activity for Targeted Web Ads

Back in the eighties, I used to hate television commercials, but I eventually got used to them. Had to, in order to enjoy my favorite shows. Then, the increasing number of billboard ads annoyed me in the nineties. They followed me everywhere I went—no escape—persuading me to buy the newest whatever. It seemed like Big Brotherism—like They Live. But, I got used to it. When I finally entered the digital age and became a web addict, I was peeved at the constant sight of online ads everywhere I v...

News: This One Chart Lays Out All the AR Companies You NEED to Know About

Super Ventures has published "The AR Landscape," a chart encompassing the major players and startups that are shaping augmented reality. Launched in February as the first incubator and fund focused on augmented reality, Super Ventures outlines companies working augmented reality applications, tools, devices, input/output methods, and components. The AR Landscape lists 312 companies, representing $12.1 billion in funding and $69.6 billion valuation. It runs the gamut from startups and innovato...

News: Proposition 23 Valero and Tesoro Oil Companies

Valero and Tesoro are known as the biggest oil companies in California. They have spent large amounts of money on the Proposition 23 campaign, Valero with $4,050,000 and Tesoro with $1,525,000, in hopes of passing the Proposition, which would suspend the Assemmbly Bill 32, the Global Warming Act of 2006, until unemployment drops to 5.5% for 4 consequtive quarters. Valero's stand is that the California's Global Warming Act will only cause more lost jobs for California and therefore should not ...

News: New App Won't Let Your Money Go to Companies You Disagree With

We're all passionate about something. Maybe it's the environment. Stopping poverty. Finding the best taco joint ... Whatever your cause, the last thing we want is to support companies whose practices go against what we believe. After all, you can't trust someone who doesn't like tacos. So it can be difficult to know which companies to avoid; there are just too many doing too many shady things to keep track of. Until ...

How To: Make Companies Call You Back Instead of Waiting on Hold

Getting on the phone for customer service can be extremely frustrating. First you've got to find the correct phone number for your region (good luck trying to get customer service from a sales department), then you have to listen to the annoying automated system to navigate your way to the department you want. More often than not, you'll be stuck with some elevator music while you wait to speak to an actual human.

How To: Make your own lipstick bullet

With thousands of beauty companies out there, we can generally find at least one lipstick shade that makes us look more dazzling than New Year's Eve. But sometimes, whether you need to match your lipstick to your dress or just can't seem to find The One, you need a specific color that no brand carries.

How To: Stream media from a Droid X phone to a PlayStation 3

Okay, just because the new Verizon Wireless Droid X comes with an HDMI-out port doesn't mean you're limited to just that. Motorola has made it possible for you to play video, music, and pictures to your television without any wires at all. With the Droid X's DLNA media sharing application, you can easily stream to an PS3 or Xbox, send pics to your PC, and stream videos to your TV. Check out this video walkthrough to learn how to use the DLNA services to connect your Droid X to the PlayStation 3!

How To: Curl your hair using a flat iron with Kandee Johnson

We all love primping products, but what girl doesn't want to save a few bucks when she can? While lots of beauty companies will advertise that they have the best curling iron for you to achieve those Kate Hudson beachy waves, the truth is that you really don't need a curling iron at all. In fact, to get your hair bouncy and curly, all you really need is a flat iron.

How To: Use Photoshop CS4 to overpaint 3D seams

Maya and Photoshop CS4 may be made by different companies, but that doesn't mean they can't work together. This video will teach you how to take a 3D model from Maya, import it into Photoshop, and then use Photoshop CS4's new 3D editing tools to overpaint the rough texture seams in the model. The end result will be much prettier than the model that you could have created with Maya alone.

How To: Use letters to dial on your BlackBerry

This helpful video explains how to use letters when dialing on a Blackberry. Many companies have words in their phone numbers so Darci Larocque shows us how to dial those letters. All you have to do is go to the call log, and hold the key in, and type in whatever word you are trying to dial. She also shows us another tip: if you are calling an office and you need to enter in someone's last name, you can do that the same way. Blackberry users should definitely view this video.

How To: Hack with Hacme Shipping

Foundstone Hacme Shipping is a web-based shipping application developed by Foundstone to demonstrate common web application hacking techniques such as SQL Injection, Cross Site Scripting and Escalation of Privileges as well as Authentication and Authorization flaws and how they are manifested in the code. Written in ColdFusion MX 7 using the Model-Glue framework and a MySQL database, the application emulates the on-line services provided by major shipping companies. This video will get you st...

How To: Wipe your hard drive completely clean

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episodes from this Revision3 show.

How To: Sell a screenplay

Attention aspiring screenwriters! In this tutorial, learn how to sell that script. You may have written the next Hollywood blockbuster – but unless you can finance the film yourself, you’ll need to sell the screenplay to a producer who can make it come to life.

When Uber & Lyft Go Driverless: Why Transportation as a Service Means You Might Never Own a Car Again

The private automobile has been an intrinsic part of our lives for around a hundred years. But over the last decade, car sharing has gained a very small but growing part of the mobility market. The more recent rise of companies like Uber and Lyft is witness to a more dramatic shift in mobility and car ownership. Private vehicle ownership to a transportation-as-a-service model has already started, and high capability SAE Level 4 vehicles will complete this trend.

How To: Update drywall

When faced with old, damaged plaster walls, one technique to dress up the room is to install drywall over the existing plaster. A drywall overlay gives the walls a smooth, fresh surface that's ready for new paint, paper or trim. This is a common technique used among professional contractors hired to renovate houses bought under foreclosure. For example, real estate companies that invest in foreclosures often deal with houses that are more than 50 years old and exhibit serious signs of aging. ...

How To: Reduce water and energy while doing laundry

Here are a few simple solutions to help you save money and reduce your water and energy consumption. By washing your clothes in cold water you can save ninety percent of the energy normally expended in doing a load of laundry. If you do laundry before 9am or after 9pm you can allow energy companies to utilize more efficient renewable energy.

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