Drivers the world over are painfully aware of the inherent danger of taking their eyes off the road even for a second. In fact, according to the National Safety Council, 27% of all car crashes result from distracted driving due to attempted cell phone use. Fortunately, Waze comes with a feature that can help keep you from being a part of this grim statistic.
What if you're in the middle of a call before you enter your car? Ford's new SYNC system has a solution. As long as your cell phone is paired with SYNC, you can continue the conversation uninterrupted. See how to use hands free calling with Ford SYNC.
Body Rock TV brings you this instructional video on pole dancing. This how to video demonstrates the pole dancing move: The Hands Free Invert. Pole Dancing is a great work out for toning your body. Zuzana gives you helpful tips.
There is something to be said for the idea that every person needs to know one really awesome magic trick. If you don't know one yourself, and need something to impress your friends and fellow bar patrons, you're in luck. This video will show you how to do an easy sleight-of-hand trick disappearing trick with a cork that will fill that hole in your skills lineup.
More and more jurisdictions are mandating drivers use hands-free sets when they make or receive cell phone calls. This tutorial shows you how you can use a Bluetooth or hands-free headset to make and receive calls, or how to use the hands free functionality in some cars.
For some time now, iPhone owners have been able to use Siri to listen to and reply to text messages, but that functionality has been lacking on Android. That is, until Google silently rolled out a similar feature for Google Now (thanks to Android Police for the tip).
A couple of months ago, I got the opportunity to get a sneak peek at a new media interface for ODG's R-9 Smartglasses, and the experience was impressive. Now, after weeks of keeping it under wraps, I can finally show off what I saw.
On the new Moto X smartphone, the only thing you have to do to activate the virtual assistant is say "Okay, Google Now." That's it. You don't have to press a button or tap on the display at all. It's always ready for your voice commands via its "Active Listening" feature, making it a truly hands-free experience.
Google Maps, in conjunction with the Android operating system, is a powerful tool for navigation that is often underutilized. While it's no secret that it can get you to wherever you're going and back, some of you might not know that you can use Google Maps without even having to touch the screen. Not having to touch your display means you can concentrate on other things, you know, like driving or eating that jelly-filled donut.
My stock alarm clock does exactly what it's supposed to—it wakes me up. But for those really tough mornings when I just need to hit the snooze, getting my head out of the sheets is a no-go. This leads to trying to find my phone with an outstretched arm, which means knocked-over water glasses and my phone falling under my bed—even more out of reach. Ugh!
Google hasn't let the throne make them complacent. The king of search has brought one of its newest and most popular mobile features to the desktop. Folks with the latest 4.4 KitKat software available on the Nexus 5 (or those who've installed the awesome APKs we covered for the Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S3) have had the "Ok, Google" search feature for a while now.
Millions depend on Google Maps for directions, and it's easy to see why. The app comes with tons of features like offline navigation, location sharing, and more. Google is far from done, however, and continually improves upon its navigation app to make it even more efficient and safer to use.
Our first stop at CES this year was at iLuv, a company well known for their long line of smartphone accessories (portable chargers, speakers, headphones, etc). While their products are geared towards everyday use, their Selfy phone case, which is a bit more situational, caught our attention.
One of the major additions in the Google Pixel 4 is the new Soli chip. It's the miniature radar sensor that powers Motion Sense, a new way to interact with your phone without touching it. There are a few new gestures you'll need to learn to take advantage of Motion Sense, so let me break them down for you.
The closest I've ever been to first class was when I was a young kid running up and down the aisles on a long international flight. I remember being in awe of how big the seats were and how much food was available. Ever since that moment, I've made it my life goal to earn enough money to make first-class flights a regular occasion.
If you thought Snap's Spectacles were limited to a couple of demos, you haven't been paying attention.
You can't always have your hands on your iPhone, which is why Apple developed Siri. When Siri can't do your hands-free bidding, there's Apple's newer Voice Control feature. But if you don't like barking commands at your iPhone, there's another option — at least, when it comes to scrolling through webpages in Safari.
There are times when physically interacting with your iPhone is less than ideal, like when you're cooking or driving. Fortunately, iOS 13 has you covered regardless of the circumstance you may find yourself in. With the new Voice Control feature, you can control pretty much everything on your device without even touching it.
The primary method of activating Siri is done by pressing and holding either the Home or Side button, depending on the iPhone model, but there's a much better way to ask a question to Siri or command it to do something — and you don't need to touch your iPhone at all to do it.
If you live in a big city, you know finding a parking space can be tough, especially one that you're comfortable maneuvering into. Parallel parking isn't for everyone, but with the 2010 Lincoln MKS, you don't have to be a parallel parking master to squeeze into a tight spot. The vehicle has a built-in automatic hands-free park assist that does all the work for you! That's right. No more work, the car does it for you. All you control is the gears, gas, and brake. This video shows you how to ac...
In most states, it's illegal to drive while talking on your mobile phone, but that is easily remedied with hands-free calling. If your cell phone comes equipped with Bluetooth, you can sync it right to your 2010 Lincoln MKZ using Ford SYNC. This video shows you the steps to connecting your phone up in your vehicle. Now you'll have more hands for coffee and cigarettes and donuts.
Need your hands free, but still want to use your cell phone? Tormented Artifacts has the solution for you, with their Communication Bracer. It's a custom-made leather bracer which fits standard smart phones and covers them with an easy-to-open leather flap so that you don't have to ruin the illusion of your steampunk outfit but still have your phone in easy reach.
When you're shooting in the rain (or other extreme weather conditions), there's a lot more to think about since cameras and water don't exactly mix well. An umbrella will protect your gear, but unless you have someone to hold it for you, it can be a pain to use.
What's better than free pattern? A free pattern that fits you perfectly! This tutorial shows you how to draft the pattern for a basic A-line skirt completely by hand, and custom fit to your own measurements. All you need is some pattern paper, a pencil and a ruler.
In this clip, learn how to fill your own piping bags and ice cupcakes freehand that are so beautiful that everyone will assume you bought them at a bakery. Follow along with this step by step and get started icing like a pro.
This video tutorial gives you step by step instructions on how to perform a switch back sweep. • From the guard position, grab opponents wrist firmly with both hands.
They say we hold a lot of tension and stress in our shoulders (hence the popularity in many spas of the classic back massage), but given how often we use the computer these days, our hands are just as if not more cramped than our shoulders.
Aspiring card shark? Sink your pearly whites into this easy, impressive illusion. In this free video magic lesson, you'll learn how to perform the "Flip the Winning Hand" using sleight of hand. For more information, including a step-by-step breakdown of this no-gimmick trick, watch this prestidigitator's guide.
If you've started using the Mac App store did you know there's a trick to getting your hands on 5 free games!? It's true, and this video can show you exactly what you need to do to get your hot little hands on some free games!
In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn how to incorporate simple arpeggios into your guitar playing. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your head and hands on the same page than to practice. Happily, the Internet is awash in video tutorials like this one.
In this free video guitar lesson, you'll learn how to play guitar with a melodic/percussive strumming style reminiscent of old Neil Young. Regardless of your preferred style of music, if you want to be great, you'll need your head and hands on the same page. And there's no better way to get your head and hands on the same page than to practice. Happily, the Internet is awash in video tutorials like this one.
In this video, you'll learn to tie a knot that could save your life in the wilderness. You can tie this knot one-handed, especially useful if your other hand isn't free, and use it to pull yourself to safety in an emergency situation. You can find the complete directions for tying this one-handed bowline here.
A below elbow arm amputee shows how to open bottles one handed, without a prosthetic device. This technique is also great for people with arthritis pain, cerebral palsy, weak joints, stroke, and people who want to be ready for the worst-case-scenario that they suddenly have only one free hand and have to dismantle a bomb that is hidden inside a bottle! This is a great tutorial for handicapped, disabled or individuals that have lost a limb to amputation.
Learn how to do the round house spin hand movement with this tutorial. Free hand movements are usually meant for high school competition drum majors. Military and Scottish drum majors typically will not use free hand movements. Watch this how to video and you will be able to do a round house spin with a mace.
Google has begun the testing phase for its new Hands Free app that lets you pay at participating locations without having to even take your phone out of your pocket.
In this tutorial, learn a funky magic trick that you can perform anywhere. In this video, you will see exactly how to flip a coin just right so that it appears to have jumped from one closed hand to another. This process is really simple, but will require some practice. So, feel free to rewind the video if you need more help. Have fun!
In this tutorial, we learn how to get a free soft drink from a vending machine. First, you will need to find one of those old vending machines, not one of the new and high tech ones. From here, you will need to sit down and lift the hatch up from the machine. Then, reach up into the machine and find a soda. Once you get your hands on one, pull the pop from out of the machine. You should have relatively small hands and longer arms to be able to do this successfully. Once finished, drink your s...
This clip will introduce you to an app that will allow you to send free SMS and MMS messages to your friends' cell phones. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone 4G or perhaps just considering picking one up second hand, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For more information, including a detailed overview, watch this iPhone user's guide.
Oh, the iPhone 4 antenna. We've heard so much about how the vile human hand has impeded your perfect designs sublime functionality. But finally Apple has come down from it's high horse, admitted it was wrong, and started distributing free signal-fixing bumper cases to all of their iPhone 4 customers via, appropriately, an App for the iPhone. This video will show you how to use the Free Case Program App to order a free case from Apple or get a refund from them if you've already bought your own...
In this how-to video, you will learn how to perform a palm spin gainer. This is useful if you enjoy free running and want to learn an awesome trick. First, place your right hand on the wall. Drive up your right leg up, as this will give you the rotation you need. The other leg is used for take off. Your hand will spin while you do this trick. Look over your shoulder to wear you are going to land. Make sure your legs are split while you perform this. This video gives you the proper tips and kn...