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News: Handheld Gene-Z System Detects Cancer with the Help of iPhones and Android Devices

Mobile devices can do just about anything these days, thanks to third-party developers. iPhones and Android devices have been known to do some pretty wild things. Need a dupe key made? Scan and order one with your iPhone. Want to know if you're hotter than Justin Bieber? Compare your facial features. Are you a policeman who needs to ID a suspect? Scan their fingerprints and irides. Want to control your Canon DSLR remotely? Use your Android phone.

How To: Use Netflix on the Nintendo 3DS to watch 3D movies and TV shows

If you want to watch all the different movies and TV episodes available to you through a Netflix subscription on the go, try installing the Netflix app for Nintendo's 3DS handheld. Even cooler, Netflix is releasing 3D movies and the device's built in capabilities will allow you to watch these 3D movies on your Nintendo 3DS! You'll need to have upgraded your 3DS software so that you can access the eShop before you can install the Netflix app.

How To: Build a handheld version of the TSA's microwave-based body scanner

With the TSA's full-body scanners occupying a great deal of airports nationwide, the debate remains as to whether air travelers should continue to be subject to immoral security techniques and possible health risks due to the x-ray scanning devices. The "advanced imaging technology" may help keep obvious weapons out of major airports, but scanning naked bodies seems more voyeuristic than crucial to national security. But while the argument continues, one woman is taking a stand… well, not rea...

How To: Set up a handheld Zacuto Letus35 Elite on an HVX200

In this demonstration, you will see how to build an HVX200 up with a Zacuto Letus35 Elite DOF Baseplate and Backfocus kit in a handheld setup. These three videos will show you how to build the HVX200 setup from nothing, start to finish. The first step to setting up the package is the baseplate, just like most cameras. If you want, you can even add a monitor to the setup to see what you're doing when filming.

How To: Replace a Nintendo DS Lite case

The Nintendo DS Lite is quite the handheld device. It has two screens, one being a touch screen, great sound quality, and a great selection of games. It is also a great accomplishment for Nintendo comparing the original Game Boy to the tech they have now. But despite its technological advancement, things can break, especially handheld devices like the DS Lite. In this tutorial, find out how to replace the original casing to a Nintendo DS Lite. Be aware that if you open your DS Lite, you may v...

How To: Simulate camera movement in After Effects

Shooting good footage with handheld cameras that wiggle, bounce, and fall onto rocks on a regular basis is tough. Sometimes, though, you may want to make it appear as if film that you've shot with tripods and such was actually shot with a handheld, like in some horror films. This video will show you how to create a fake camera movement effect in After Effects, giving your professionally-shot film just enough of that vérité quality.

How To: Improve the sound of your digital camcorder

This video shows you how to upgrade your consumer camcorder sound capabilities using a camcorder XLR adapter, a simple device that mounts to the bottom of the camera. It then tests and compares the various types of microphones that can be attached, including the lavalier, sennheiser, handheld interview, and the wireless clip-on microphone. WAtch this helpful instructional video, and boost the sound on your camcorder for professional audio.

How To: Use mobile hotspots on smartphones to access the internet on your Nintendo 3DS

There are many different applications and games on the Nintendo 3DS that can take advantage of an active internet connection over Wi-Fi such as Netflix or the eStore. Unfortunately, since the 3DS is a mobile device, you won't always have access to the internet. If you have a mobile hotspot on a smartphone or tablet, you can share the internet connection over wireless with the gaming handheld.

How To: Fill a handheld butane torch with fuel

Jill Erickson of Art Jewelry Magazine demonstrates how to fill a handheld butane torch with fuel. You can purchase butane fuel at a grocery store or at a hardware store. First, uncap the butane fuel can and hold your butane torch upside down. There will be a small opening valve where you will vertically insert the top of the butane fuel can nozzle. Make sure the components are aligned straight up and down. Then, use direct downward pressure to get the fuel into the torch. The fuel can will hi...

How To: Repair a Nintendo DS Lite top screen

The Nintendo DS is one of the most technologically advanced handheld gaming devices out there. Not only does it have dual screens, but a touch screen as well. Some of the more recent DS' even have a built in camera. But with all great technologies, problems are sure to rise. In this tutorial find out how to repair the Nintendo DS Lite top screen. Remember, opening the device can possibly result in a voided warranty, so know what you're doing and good luck!

How To: Replace a Nintendo DS Lite game socket

Nintendo has been the king of handheld gaming devices since the introduction of the Game Boy. Over the years since the Game Boy's reveal, Nintendo has improved their tehcnology quite a bit and now during the 21st century, the Game Boy is gone and what now exists is the Nintendo DS. DS for dual screens, this nifty little device uses touch screen technology to interact with characters in the game. Despite the technological advancement, there are times when things can go wrong. In this tutorial,...

How To: Update the software on your Nintendo 3DS

Similar to the Wii, Nintendo frequently updates the apps and software on the Nintendo 3DS. These upgrades are always available using System Update under the system settings on the gaming handheld. Take a look at this guide on how to access the System Update feature, download, and install the updated software. Now you can always access the latest version of the Nintendo 3DS software and apps, such as the eShop and internet browser.

How To: Turn a flashlight into a laser

Kipkay demonstrates how to extract the laser from a DVD burner and mount it in a small flashlight to create a handheld laser burner that can light matches and burst balloons, all in this how-to video. All you need is a 16x DVD burner, a laser housing, and a flashlight. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to modify a flashlight into a relatively strong laser.

How To: Use a handheld router with Skil & Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to use a handheld router with Skil & Lowe's. There are countless ways to use the router in all your project, but there is one that's the most popular. You have a lot of choices, like a round over, a chamfer, or an ogee. Regardless of which you choose, the technique is always the same. Begin with mounting the bit in the router, then use a wrench to tighten it and make it secure. After the bit is on, reinstall the base and you will be ready to use your machine. Us...

How To: Make a tripod for your iPhone camera

The iPhone has some pretty awesome video capabilities. Whether you are working with Cycorder from a jailbroken 2G or 3G, or Apple's own video camera in the 3GS, you will get pretty great picture resolution in a handy pocket size. In this tutorial, learn how to create your own tripod, on the cheap, for use with your otherwise handheld device. This will help you keep your image steady and stable and take great shots.

How To: Repair a Nintendo DS Lite touchscreen

Since the introduction of the Nintendo DS, people have fallen in love with is sleek style, the dual screens, and the touch screen feature. It is one of Nintendo's most technologically advanced handheld devices out there. But problems are sure to arise, especially when it comes to the touch screen. If you have a problem with it and need to repair it at all, this tutorial will help. Find out how to repair a Nintendo DS Lite touchscreen. Enjoy!

How To: Add realistic camera movement and color correction with After Effects

Increase the realism of your video footage with camera movement and color correction. In this video tutorial, Adobe After Effects is used to add realistic camera wiggle and shake to video footage from Call of Duty: Black Ops, simulating a handheld camera. In addition, the video tutorial also goes over some basic curve adjustment for color correction to give the video footage a unique look.

How To: Build a cheap steady cam rig or fig rig

Steady cam rigs allow you to film really great smooth footage, but they cost about $300. If you're too lazy to make one yourself that is! This video will show you how to make a cheap substitute called a fig rig using $30 dollars worth of materials. Now you can finally push beyond handheld to the world of professional-looking video.

How To: Make Mediterranean beef shish kabobs (skewers)

In this clip, Dede will teach you how to create the Mediterranean staple - shish kabobs! These are basically meat and veggies on sticks and great for grilling. Add these to your summer BBQ menu or make them indoors in the winter. They're great for kids, too! Follow along with this clip and you will learn how to make these handheld treats.

How To: Make homemade sausage rolls

The best snack is handheld. Anything that is all in one and can be eaten with one hand (and a napkin) is key to the ultimate snack or lunch. In this tutorial, learn how to make delicious sausage rolls from scratch. These babies are quick, easy and fit perfectly in your hot little hands. Enjoy!

How To: Balance a GlideCam using a Canon XL2

Watch this quick instructional cinematography video that shows how to balance a Canon XL2 professional HD digital camera on a GlideCam 4000 Pro. Learn how to secure the camera using this handheld camcorder stabilizer to prevent unwanted swaying, shoot fluid traveling shots, and produce professional works.

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