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How To: Draw a beautiful detailed flower

Drawing flowers can be both fun and relaxing. This video tutorial demonstrates the process of flower drawing using charcoal pencils and a smudging tool. Start with the basic outline, and then work to shade in the petal details. Finally, retrace the parts of the flower you wish to emphasize.

How To: Draw detailed hair

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw detailed hair. When you are drawing hair, you must remember to draw with the shape of the head not just the lines. You should also draw in the lines curved and feather them to show the different strands on the head. When drawing a guy or girl, draw different lengths in the hair and show the waves on them as well. For girls, when you are drawing curls you must make them ring shapes so they curve like curls. Just make sure you draw enough lines to show the...

How To: Get Detailed Battery Usage Stats for Individual Apps on Your iPhone

One of my favorite new additions to iOS is the ability to view battery usage stats on a per-app basis, which is helpful in knowing exactly which apps are taking up all of my iPhone's battery life. If you jailbreak iOS 8 on your device, you can take Apple's stock battery stats feature even further to give you details on how those apps are actually using the battery.

News: The N7 Rifle from Mass Effect 3 Replicated in Extreme Detail

There's still about eight months before the final chapter in the Mass Effect series comes out, but some trigger happy fans are already building replica costumes and prop weapons to celebrate the upcoming release. BioWare themselves recently commissioned some of these projects, which were shown at their booth at Comic-Con 2011 a couple weeks ago in San Diego. One of these projects was the armor that turian Garrus Vakarian sports in Mass Effect 3, by Kommissar Props. But even more impressive wa...

How To: Update your contact information on Xbox 360 (Xbox 101)

Learn how to update your contact information on your XBox 360 in simple steps. First to update your information through the XBox website go to My XBox and select 'Manage profile'. Now click 'Contact information' and update you information and details. To do it from your XBox 360 console go to My XBox and select 'Manage account'. Now click on 'Contact information' and then update your details. Do not give fake details because if you are selected for any offers you cannot be contacted.

How To: Edit your Facebook profile

When you register for a new Facebook account you enter your profile details. How ever these profile details can later be changed by editing them. To do this go to your Facebook home page. Open the link that says view my profile which is located beside your picture. You can also click on your name or your picture. This takes up your profile page. At the top you can see boxes which are links to various pages like info, photos etc. Open the info box and there you can see your profile information...

How To: Draw a nerdy guy with glasses, braces and big ears

Portrait drawings are difficult for most artists, but one thing's for sure— drawing nerds is as easy as they come. Nerds are easier to draw because you can stray from the formality of portraits, putting your own spin on it, over-compensating the details, exaggerating the dorky features. It's a drawing class in its own, and Merrill shows you how to draw his version of the NERD!

How To: Make a mummy cake

In this video we learn how to make a mummy cake. We will need candy melts, eyeball mold, edible markers, a cake that has a crown on it, buttercream frosting, white fondant, sugar veil frosting, brown petal dust, a decorator brush, a cake round covered in foil, spatulas and knives. First you make the eyes. You can use the white candy melts to do this. You can use colored melts to make the irises. Put the melts in the mold and tap it to get the air out. Then put it in the fridge to harden the c...

How To: Use the new weapons in Gears of War 3 effectively

This IGN guide features a preview of each of the different weapons that have been introduced into Gears of War 3 including the Sawed-Off Shotgun, the One-Shot, the Retro Lancer, and the Silverback armored mech. The segment also details the best situations to make the most out of each of these new guns, melee weapons, and vehicles.

How To: Set up Canon 5D MK II footage on Final Cut Pro

This video tutorial details how to set up Canon 5D MK II footage on Final Cut Pro. After watching this, you'll be able to create an easy setup for your project. It covers using the Audio/Video Settings option and using the Sequence Preset Editor to maximize your project workflow. See how to create the Easy Setup!

How To: Make a pinhole camera and darkroom

Learn how to take photographs without a lens and develop film in your bathroom. Taken from the masters of the "weekend project", Bre Pettis and Make Magazine, you are sure to get some entertainment out of creating a camera and darkroom. Make sure to download the PDF to get all the details.

How To: Play "As Time Goes By" by George Gershwin on the ukulele

Want to play "As Time Goes By" by George Gershwin on the ukulele? Learn how with this video tab from Glen Rose of Jazzy Ukulele, which presents a complete breakdown of the song's component sections, chords, and strumming & picking patterns. For all of the details, and to get started playing this popular jazz standard on your own uke, watch this free video ukulele lesson.

How To: Play "Autumn Leaves" by Joseph Kosma & Jacques Prévert on the ukulele

Want to play "Autumn Leaves" by Joseph Kosma on the ukulele? Learn how with this video tab from Glen Rose of Jazzy Ukulele, which presents a complete breakdown of the song's component sections, chords, and strumming & picking patterns. For all of the details, and to get started playing this great French jazz song (originally titled "Les feuilles mortes") on your own uke, watch this free video ukulele lesson.

How To: Play "Girl from Ipanema (Garota de Ipanema)" by João Gilberto on the ukulele

Want to play "Girl from Ipanema" by João Gilberto on the ukulele? Learn how with this video tab from Glen Rose of Jazzy Ukulele, which presents a complete breakdown of the song's component sections, chords, and strumming & picking patterns. For all of the details, and to get started playing "Girl from Ipanema" on your own uke, a song made famous by Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto, watch this free ukulele jazz lessons.

How To: Play "Days of Wine and Roses" by Henry Mancini on the kulele

Want to play "Days of Wine and Roses" by Henry Mancini on the ukulele? Learn how with this video tab from Glen Rose of Jazzy Ukulele, which presents a complete breakdown of the song's component sections, chords, and strumming & picking patterns. For all of the details, and to get started playing "Days of Wine and Roses" on your own uke, watch this free video ukulele lesson.

How To: Play "I Wish You Love (Que reste-t-il de nos amours?)" on the ukulele

Want to play "I Wish You Love (Que reste-t-il de nos amours)" by Charles Trenet on the ukulele? Learn how with this video tab from Glen Rose of Jazzy Ukulele, which presents a complete breakdown of the song's component sections, chords, and strumming & picking patterns. For all of the details, and to get started playing "I Wish You Love" on your own uke, watch this free video ukulele lesson.

How To: Watch Flash video on an Apple iPhone with the Skyfire web browser app

Now available for download in the official App Store, Skyfire is a mobile web browser that converts Flash video to iPhone-friendly HTML5 on the fly. Because Apple has heretofore not supported Flash video, that's kind of a big deal! In this iPhone owner's guide, we learn how to use and navigate the various features of functions of the Skyfire smart browser. For all of the details, and to get started watching Flash video clips on your own iPhone 4, 3G or 3GS, iPad, iPod Touch or other iOS devic...

How To: Install games to the Xbox 360 hard drive

In this video, we learn how to install games to the Xbox 360 hard drive (Xbox 101). When you install a game to your console, it can have a lot of positive effects. The first one is: the disc won't spin constantly. This means less stress on the console, making it happier. Next, it will have a better overall performance and make the games load faster. Your system will also run quieter than before! You can install any game by going to the game details and then installing your choice of game. Usi...