In this tutorial, we learn how to toggle between the two graphics cards built into certain models of Apple's MacBook Pro laptop computer. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-computing how-to.
Tinkernut demonstrates how to hook up your exercise bike to Google Maps. Using a stationary bike can be good for your health but it can also be boring. You can spice up your exercise regiment by using Google Maps. You will need a USB keypad with arrow keys, a magnetic contact alarm with wires, soldering equipment, an exercise bike and a laptop computer. Connect the contact alarm to the up arrow key on the keypad by opening up the keypad and connecting the wires to the up arrow key by solderin...
In this clip, you'll learn how to calibrate the color profile of an LCD display on a Microsoft Windows desktop or laptop computer. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-computing how-to.
In this clip, you'll learn how to install a Bamboo Fun tablet on a Microsoft Windows or Apple Mac OS X desktop or laptop computer. Happily, it's an easy process. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just under four minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how to install a 2G Bamboo Craft tablet on your Apple Mac OS X or Microsoft Windows desktop or laptop computer. Happily, it's an easy process. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just under four minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how to install a 2G Bamboo Pen & Touch tablet on your desktop or laptop computer. Happily, it's an easy process. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just under four minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how to install a 2G Bamboo Pen & Touch tablet on your Windows or Apple desktop or laptop computer. Happily, it's an easy process. So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just under four minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Accidents will happen. This brief how-to will guide you through the process of removing the speaker assembly from your 15" MacBook Pro both quickly and efficiently without damaging any of the components, the first necessary step of any successful repair. This tutorial will also be of use to those who wish to learn more about the guts of their MacBook Air laptops without actually disassembling their computers.
Is your keyboard on your laptop getting a bit sticky? Have years of sweaty fingers and bits of lunch found there way down between the keys? Is there moss growing out of there? Panic no more.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to install a hard drive into a 17" Macbook Pro. Make sure you use the proper anti-static precautions before going on with this procedure. You will need a pry tool, a Phillips screwdriver, and a T6 screwdriver. Make sure you transfer your old data into the new drive before installing. Shut down the computer and flip the laptop over. Unscrew the ten screws around the bottom. Now, remove the cover. You will see the hard drive at the lower right. Loosen th...
If you want to connect your Mac notebook or desktop to a wireless network, you'll need to set up the wifi connection on your computer first. Take a look at this walkthrough to find out how to find and connect to available wireless networks in OS X. This is a great skill to know if you own an Apple laptop and need to connect to the Wi-Fi networks at different locations.
In this video they are teaching about "How to connect XBox 360 to computer for wireless internet". For all this we have to have a laptop or a computer. And it also needs an Ethernet cable. It will be portable both for computer and laptop. Connect the Ethernet cable both to the laptop and XBox. After connecting that switches on the XBox, go to the network connections in laptop and advance the settings there. Switch on the XBox and see if its showing connected. If it does not show just go to th...
This is a video demonstration on how to tether your iPhone 3G to a Mac laptop to use the 3G network for surfing the web on the laptop. This is against AT&T's policy so try at your own risk. This is in place of the NetShare app that keeps getting removed by Apple or ATT. This let's you connect your computer to the 3G wireless network by using a proxy on your jailbroken iPhone.
A laptop keyboard can collect a lot of dust, dirt, and breadcrumbs. In this tutorial, we learn how to clean out your laptop keyboard. Start off by removing the casing from around your laptop, making sure not to unplug any wires. You will need a screwdriver to remove the screw. Next, you will want to use a soft brush or tooth brush to clean where the keys were, and the inside underneath the screen. Next, replace the keyboard where it was and any screws. Also, plug in anything that may have com...
Think about how many times a day you touch your keyboard... ready to clean it yet? Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to clean a computer keyboard.
In this video, we learn how to sync your HTC Windows phone to your PC via Bluetooth. First, connect your USB from the phone to the laptop. After this, a window will show up on the computer screen, click on that. After this, your computer will go through the steps to install the drivers. Now, go to your phone and you will see a menu that says your laptop. Click on the button that says "sync", and your computer will start to sync with your phone through a Windows Mobile window. When finished, y...
With music sharing and iTunes, you can share you music with any other computers running iTunes in the same home. For example, you can play music from your desktop computer on your laptop.
So many choices, so little patience? That’s why we've cut to the chase for you. The most basic questions to ask yourself: a Windows (PC) OS or a Mac and laptop versus desk top computer. You'll also need to determine what you need your computer to do. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to choose a new computer.
Want to share your Windows Mobile phone's high-speed data connection with your laptop over Bluetooth? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV can present a complete (and somewhat talky) overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For the specifics, and to get started tethering your own Windows or Mac laptop to your Windows Mobile phone, just watch this handy how-to.
Five simple tricks to keep your laptop running longer.
Here's an ambitious project! Make sure you have enough duct tape before you start this project, and take the meaurements of the laptop you're building the case for. Then, follow along and have a 100% duct tape case for your computer.
In this clip, you'll learn a trick for using a laptop computer as a second mointor for a Microsoft Windows XP PC. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-computing how-to.
Interested in turning your Compaq Presario C717nr laptop into a working hackintosh computer? Let this clip be your guide. It's an easy process and this video will teach you everything you'll need to know. For the details, and to get started installing Mac OS X on your own Compaq Pressario, watch this home-computing how-to.
Given how glued we are to our computers these days, we're surprised we're not replacing PC and laptop keys on a monthly basis from all the wear and tear. If you've got a key/button that has kicked the bucket, it's best to replace it with a new one.
In this clip, you'll learn how to turn your laptop PC into a WiFi hotspot. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started turning your own laptop into a wireless hotspot (or hot spot), watch this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV.
In this video, we learn how to disable password when waking a laptop. First, go to terminal, then type in "gcomp-editor". Now a configuration editor will open, go to the gnome-power-manager, then lock on the left hand toolbar. After this, un-check the boxes that say "hibernate and suspend", then exit out. Now, go to look at your screen saver preferences and make sure it isn't set to lock when your computer hibernates. After this, when your computer wakes back up, you won't have to worry about...
Computer broken? Laptop stolen? Have no way to get your iPod hooked up to iTunes? It's possible to sync your Apple iPod to more than one computer and this video shows you how! Learn how to sync your Apple iPod on more than one computer by following the steps in this video.
This is another video in the helpvids series of technology videos. The video describes how to set power options in Microsoft Windows XP. These options control when the monitor is turned off, when the computer goes to sleep, and when the computer will go into a hibernation state. Laptops will have more options than desktop computers since there are battery options on a laptop. Click on the Start Menu and then Control Panel, then Power Options. The first screen offers the option to turn off you...
Say GoodBye To Those annoying tiny dots on your LCD TV, display, computer screen or laptop display. It is all possible, in a single click.
Watch this computer tutorial video to learn how to get the most out of your trackpad. This how-to video will make life easier with your new Apple MacBook or MacBook Pro laptop.
Six steps to clean a membrane keyboard. IMPORTANT - NOT FOR LAPTOPS or NON-MEMBRANE KEYBOARDS
Millions of laptop batteries have been recalled because of the risk of FIRE. Get some tips from CNET to learn how to keep your laptop battery safe and secure. First, make sure your battery hasn't already been recalled. Second, don't leave the laptop constantly charging because it heats it up. One way to save your battery is to remove it completely when you plug in directly. Third, treat the battery as fragile. And finally, four, avoid buying knockoff batteries.
Ready to rock and roll? You don't have to listen to music through those teeny tiny computer speakers anymore! Check out this cool tutorial, and learn how to connect stereo speakers to your laptop or PC and get the most out of your music.
The logic board was a common malfunction in the old PowerBooks, but hopefully the unibody MacBook Pros are a little more resistant to failure, but if you have to get a new one, do it yourself. See how to remove the logic board on a MacBook Pro 17" Unibody laptop.
One of the first things you'll have to do when repairing and opening up your MacBook Pro 17" Unibody is taking off the bottom case. This is where you'll access all of your guts. See how to remove the bottom case on a MacBook Pro 17" Unibody laptop.
The new Unibody MacBook Pro's are a little different in design than the older MacBooks, so it may be a little confusing on how to see the innards of the laptop. Watch this to see how to remove the hard drive and battery of the MacBook Pro 17" Unibody.
If you just brought home a Windows 7 notebook or desktop PC, but you can't figure out how to configure the WiFi connection to get internet on it, take a look at this guide to learn how to connect your Windows 7 computer to a home network.
Want to know how to get music on your Nintendo DSi? This short how-to gives you the info you need to take music off your laptop or desktop computer and move it onto your DSi. You'll need a computer with internet connection, an SD card and a DSi.
This video tutorial will teach you how to apply custom textures to objects inside Sandbox 2. It won't work on all objects, but works on such items as laptops, computers, or monitors. You'll work with the material editor, find the right textures, and crop and resize pictures to fit.
If you want to use your sweet new 40" TV as your monitor instead of your laptop, here's how to do it. This quick how-to video walks you through the steps to have you up and running and checking email BIG time in no time.