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How To: Walkthrough SEGA's Alpha Protocol on the Xbox 360

Find out how you can kick butt in Obsidian Entertainment and SEGA's video game Alpha Protocol. The RPG and action hybrid came out on June 1st, 2010, and is available on the PlayStation 3 (PS3), Microsoft Windows (PC), and the Xbox 360. This video game walkthrough series from Mahalo focuses on Alpha Protocol for the Xbox 360.

News: What Huawei's Rumored Mobile OS Means for the US Market

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.

How To: Hook up a digital-to-analog converter box

Are you still watching television with an analog signal? If so, your TV may no longer work after February 17th, 2009. There is one easy fix to this problem though. There are many different kinds of convertor boxes out there, and the government is offering forty dollar coupons that you could use to get these digital-to-analog (DTV) converter boxes.

Beat Mirror's Edge Chapter 1: Flight Part 1/2

This is a video walkthrough for Chapter 1: Flight (PT. 1/2) in Mirror's Edge for the Xbox 360. The game has a realistic, brightly-colored style and differs from most other first-person perspective video games in allowing for a wider range of actions—such as sliding under barriers, tumbling, wall-running, and shimmying across ledges—and greater freedom of movement, in having no HUD, and in allowing the legs, arms, and torso of the character to be visible on-screen.

Beat Mirror's Edge Chapter 2: Jackknife Part 1/2

This is a video walkthrough for Chapter 2: Jackknife (PT. 1/2) in Mirror's Edge for the Xbox 360. The game has a realistic, brightly-colored style and differs from most other first-person perspective video games in allowing for a wider range of actions—such as sliding under barriers, tumbling, wall-running, and shimmying across ledges—and greater freedom of movement, in having no HUD, and in allowing the legs, arms, and torso of the character to be visible on-screen.

Beat Mirror's Edge Chapter 2: Jacknife Part 2

This is a video walkthrough for Chapter 2: Jacknife (PT. 2/2) in Mirror's Edge for the Xbox 360. The game has a realistic, brightly-colored style and differs from most other first-person perspective video games in allowing for a wider range of actions—such as sliding under barriers, tumbling, wall-running, and shimmying across ledges—and greater freedom of movement, in having no HUD, and in allowing the legs, arms, and torso of the character to be visible on-screen.

How To: Tap a phone

This tutorial video will show you how to make a spy phone tapping device for under $5! This is an extremely useful technique if you ever plan on being a government agent or enforcing the patriot act. Have fun tapping your phone!

iPhone Security: Apple Refuses FBI's Demands to Create iOS Backdoor

In a letter dated February 16th, Apple CEO Tim Cook responded to the FBI's demand that Apple create a "backdoor" to bypass the encryption on an iPhone used by one of the perpetrators of last year's terrorist attack in San Bernardino, CA. Cook began the letter by stating that Apple has "no sympathy for terrorists" and has cooperated in giving the FBI all of the information that it has available.

How To: Grasp the differences of census, study, & sample survey

In this tutorial, we learn how to know the difference: census, study, & sample survey. The census is when everyone's opinion is needed. An example is when you will see census studies happen throughout the year from the government seeing how many people live in one household. A study is when you only need the opinion of experts. This can be when companies are releasing a new product and need the opinions of doctors or dentists about it. A sample survey is when a few people's opinions are enoug...

How To: Renew a US passport

In this tutorial, Laurie Lee-Partner teaches us how to renew a US passport. First, you can only renew your passport if you have the current one and it expired less than five days ago. You will first need government form ds-82 and remember to sign it in black or blue ink, then send it in. Next, you will have to send in your passport that has already expired or is going to expire. Next, you will need two identical passport photos that have been taken in the last six months. They must be in colo...

How To: Make an origami Shogun Japanese warrior for beginners

The Japanese Shoguns built their entire warrior culture around masochism. Did you lose in battle? Congratulations, you must cut off your own head! Did you dishonor your general? Punishment consists of swirling your guts around with your own sword (yes, you're doing this yourself) and then chopping off your head. As you can see, failure - and disobedience - was not an option, and to commit it shamed you so much it would be more honorable to be dead than alive.

How To: Use a memorandum of understanding to seal a deal

Using a memorandum of understanding, or MoU or letter of intent, is an important business tool that can help deals or projects in the business world. Many companies and government agencies are known for using MoUs to help with relationships with departments, agencies, and other close partners. Although it's not really thought of as a binding contract, they can have that power with the right words being used.

How To: Locate VIN ID numbers in a classic VW Beetle Bug

Knowing all the information about your car is important for many reasons. Some being for the fact that the government needs it and another being it can help with trying to find parts for the car. So in this very helpful tutorial, you'll find out how to locate the VIN ID numbers on a classic VW Beetle Bug. It's easy to follow and will make life easier for you. So good luck and enjoy!

How To: Hack a PlayStation monitor into a digital television

Hack a PlayStation monitor into a digital television! Get that old PS1 out of the closet and dust it off, because the switch to digital television is coming soon, and you need a DTV, so why not put that PlayStation One to use? You can build a digital television from a new set top digital converter box and that PSone video monitor, plain and simple. It's easy! Don't forget that forty dollar coupon though from the government for the purchase of the digital converter box.

How To: Encrypt files with OpenSSL in Debian Linux

This video shows how to encrypt files with OpenSSL in Debian Linux. First we check if open SSL is installed on the system. If not, install it using packet manager. Next create the file going to be encrypted. Now encrypt the file. In this case AES algorithm in ypher block chaining mode is used. AES is US-government standard and can be considered secure. Now we are prompted for a password. In order for the encryption to be secure, we need to choose a strong password. Now we can delete the origi...

How To: Read an Italian wine label

Supple Wine demonstrates how to read an Italian wine label. Reading an Italian wine label can be tricky because in Italy there are more grape varieties grown than the rest of the world put together. The first thing to note on a wine label is the producer. Then, note the vintage year. Research what years are good for the different regions. Then, see the name of the wine like Chianti Classico. Chianti is a region within Tuscany. There are sub regions within Chianti that have specific characteri...

How To: Start your own business

There's nothing better than being your own boss some say. If you are ready for the risks and the work, take your passion to the next level and start your own business. Learn how to start your own business with help from this video.

How To: Void a check

Woops! Make a mistake? Whether you’ve made a mistake, like writing the wrong year or wrong amount, or want to set up automatic bill payments or direct deposit, you may need to void a check. In this tutorial, learn how to properly void a check.

How To: Here's How You Can Make a Real Difference in the Aftermath of the Michael Brown & Eric Garner Grand Jury Decisions

In the aftermath of the unindicted police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, we've been told that the system worked as intended. When our legal system's outcome is at conflict with what a majority of Americans believe is just, it's clear that some changes are needed. But what specifically needs to change? And what can an average citizen with a moral and just cause do to prevent these kinds of tragedies from repeating themselves again and again?

News: It's Time to Ditch Your Yahoo Account

If the recent "state sponsored" Yahoo hack wasn't enough motivation for users to stop using their services, the latest news about Yahoo should be. Joseph Menn, a reporter at Reuters, just revealed that Yahoo created a custom email wiretap service for the US government.

News: Drop That Kindle—Amazon Removes Encryption Support for Fire Tablets (Update: It's Coming Back)

If you have personal information stored on a Kindle Fire tablet, be warned that Amazon has removed encryption support for Fire OS 5. So if you have stuff on these devices...maybe a risque book, or private notes, or pictures you'd rather not let out to the world, now would be the time to remove them. And unless Amazon changes its mind and re-enables encryption, don't use your device for anything personal, as anyone who gets a hold of it will be able to gain access to everything on it.