Amazon thinks that by simply removing an app from their Appstore, that they will stop users from accessing it. But with Android OS powering their Fire TV Stick and Fire TV, there really isn't anything they can do to prevent us from sideloading an APK onto the streaming media devices.
By now, you've probably been inundated with enough Baby Yoda memes to last you a lifetime. But if you don't have the new Disney Plus streaming service on your TV, you're probably wondering where all this is coming from. Well, lucky for you, just in time for the holiday season, we're here to guide you to the best ways to take part in all the streaming fun when you're not glued to your mobile devices.
Virtual private networks, or VPNs, are popular for helping you stay anonymous online by changing your IP address, encrypting traffic, and hiding your location. However, common IoT devices, media players, and smart TVs are hard to connect to a VPN, but we have a solution: Turn a Raspberry Pi into a router running through PIA VPN, which will ensure every connected device gets the VPN treatment.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to import media from devices in Corel Video Studio. Begin by connecting your mobile device to the computer. It can be any device with a memory card or hard drive. Open the program and click on the Capture tab. Click on the option, Import from Mobile Device and select the device that you want. Select the file(s) that you wish to import and click OK. The program will then import the media to your selection window. This video will benefit those viewers w...
One of the biggest problems with the iPhone 4, iPad, and iPod Touches is that they don't have any native support for Flash, which is the language of choice for much online media. Fortunately, there's an App for that now too called Frash that will allow you to run Flash on your iDevice. This video will show you how to get it, install it, and start really experiencing the web on your iDevice.
At first, it seemed like a clever art installation housed on the web, but now we're not so sure... the Newstweek hack may indeed be legit.
There's always a faster and more efficient way of doing things when it comes to Facebook. And if you have a Facebook Fan Page (Like Page) for your website, it's easily done right from your mobile device. Learn this super quick tip to post updates, videos, and pictures right to your Fan Page via your mobile device. Super easy you can do it in seconds.
Driving around and notice an accident the road keeping you from getting where you need to go? Well, you're in need of a GPS navigation system. Check out this video tutorial on how to Use media functions on a TomTom Go 930 Traffic navigator device. You'll see how to use the GPS system in details and see all of the key features of the Go 930 TomTom, like playing music, listening to audiobooks, and watching videos.
Android devices are becoming more and more popular with each passing day, so why is it that Google has yet to design a software program that allows users to manage their music and video libraries on their computers? Apple's iTunes offers iPhone users an easy way to control their media files, as well as effortless syncing capabilities. But where's the option for Android smartphones? Is there no easy way to synchronize your media library with your DROID?
While One UI 2 comes with a slew of improvements like native screen recording and more intuitive gestures, it also includes some redundant features such as button shortcuts for "Media" and "Devices" that many of us can do without.
Your beloved Samsung Galaxy S3 is nearing the end of its life cycle. Sure, it can do most of what newer devices can, especially if you were lucky enough to receive the KitKat update, but your diminishing battery and scratched up screen have seen better days.
Windows 7 is the hot, new operating system replacing the past XP and Vista systems. Windows 7 is the most simplified, user-friendly version that Microsoft has developed - ever. Get acquainted with your new version of Windows straight from Microsoft.
Learn how to use the BlackBerry Media Sync application to transfer and synchronize video, images and audio files between your BlackBerry and a second device. This clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're the proud owner of a BlackBerry smartphone or are merely considering picking one up, you're sure to be well served by this video guide. For detailed information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
There are quite a few media devices going on inside a 2010 Ford head unit. In this video, you will learn how to manage and use all of the different options inside your head-unit and get started. This media player can be used for music, radio, phone and many more options. You will also learn how to rip music and add it to your head unit - you even get 10 GB of storage!
Okay, just because the new Verizon Wireless Droid X comes with an HDMI-out port doesn't mean you're limited to just that. Motorola has made it possible for you to play video, music, and pictures to your television without any wires at all. With the Droid X's DLNA media sharing application, you can easily stream to an PS3 or Xbox, send pics to your PC, and stream videos to your TV. Check out this video walkthrough to learn how to use the DLNA services to connect your Droid X to the PlayStation 3!
Over the course of the past century or so, media consumption has gone from a few readers enjoying their local print publication to billions of users viewing countless hours of video across the globe each day. This was a gradual evolution at first, but recent advancements in mobile connectivity have sent us into a climb the likes of which we have never seen before.
Interested in running Xbox media center, or XMBC, on your Windows PC? In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to install Xbox media center on an USB drive and boot to it from any computer with the capability to boot to USB devices. Take a look.
Watch this instructional video to learn how to use Google Hacks. Google Hacks is a collection of software that explores Google's search function. Hacks is meant in this definition. "A Hack is a modification of a program or device to give the user access to features otherwise were unavailable to them. Watch this how-to video and find out how to use Google to access free media.
AllCast, from renowned developer Koushik Dutta (better known as Koush), allows users to stream personal media, such as movies, photos, and music from mobile devices to Chromecast and other streaming devices.
With so many Chromecast-powered devices available, chances are, you're near something with casting abilities right now. Whether it's Android TV, Google Home, or any one of the various gadgets with Chromecast built-in, you can use a more powerful speaker to play media from your smartphone. The only caveat is that the app you're streaming from needs to support Google Cast, but thankfully, Tidal does.
This video tutorial from toptenreviews presents how to import media from a hard drive into Corel Video Studio library.First you need to start the application.From top menu click on Capture tab. Normally you would select one of the four options to capture media: Capture video, DV quick scan, Import digital media, Import from mobile device.These options are below the library. But in this case you will need to click on the folder icon above the library.This action will bring up a dialogue box wh...
With only a month left until Samsung's highly-anticipated Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are released to the general public, it's only natural that some of the devices' features slowly trickle out, like Edge notifications, the new Smart Remote app, and, of course, wallpapers.
One of the best things about the Samsung Galaxy S3 is the ability to modify the device in countless ways, as with any other Android device.
This user-friendly video shows you how to transfer media files via bluetooth to and from your Mac and cell phone. First you must pair your Mac to your phone. This video tells you exactly how to do this, even if you don't have bluetooth on. You must put both devices in discovery mode. To pair it, you have to put a set of numbers your Mac gives you for ur phone. Click continue. Now browse devices and pick your phone. Pick what you would like to transfer over to your Mac. Save it on Mac. Open th...
When you receive a photo or video from a contact in WhatsApp, after you load it, it's automatically saved to your phone's local storage. That means all received content from WhatsApp is visible to anyone who gains access to your default photo gallery. Luckily, there's a new feature available for the Android version of the app that can prevent this from happening.
In 2012, VideoLan published a beta release of their wildly popular desktop media player, VLC, for the Android platform. However, because the non-profit development team did not have access to popular North American Android devices, they opted to exclude the USA and Canada from their initial release. That is, until now.
Welcome back, my aspiring hackers! One of those areas of Linux that Windows users invariably struggle with is the concept of "mounting" devices and drives. In the Windows world, drives and devices are automatically "mounted" without any user effort or knowledge. Well, maybe a bit of knowledge. Most Windows users know to unmount their flash drive before removing it, but they usually think of it as "ejecting" it.
When you're surviving in the wild there's no running to 7-11 to grab some snacks. It's all up to you. This excellent instructional video teaches you how to build and set an Asian trail spring trap. Primarily, this trap would be used for medium sides animals as they make their way along a forest trail. The trap requires a heavy object near the trail (ideally a rock, or fallen log), a length of fine, strong cordage, a 4ft piece of sapling and several small branches for this device's triggering ...
The HP TouchPad is a webOS tablet capable of displaying media, browsing and connecting to the web, downloading and accessing apps, and more. This guide walks you through the process of configuring a number of settings on the device. Learn how to adjust the time, location services (GPS), screen lock, privacy features, and more.
Xeni checks in with the authors of the forthcoming O'Reilly HOWTO book "iPhone Hacks" (David Jurick, Adam and Damien Stolarz) for a demonstration of how to unlock and jailbreak your iPhone or iPod Touch. The authors promise to teach you how to coax more out of these devices: little-known features, performance tweaks, and tips on great web-based apps to install -- video game emulators, IM and VoIP apps, and media players that can handle a wider range of filetypes.
HTC's Sense UI is generally regarded as one of the best manufacturer-skinned versions of Android. This is mainly due to the subtle and classy styling of the interface, as well as some unique features that are added in here and there.
Amazon's Fire TV set-top box has been out for over a month now, and the hacks are starting to come together. Sure you can play your Amazon Instant Video, Hulu, and Netflix content without any issue, but what about your personal media, like movies and music?
Learn how to synchronize media files on your computer with your Apple iPhone or iPod Touch. Whether you're the proud owner of an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch or perhaps just considering picking one up, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For more information, including a detailed overview, watch this Apple mobile device user's guide.
In this tutorial, learn how to connect your Xbox 360 to your PC by hacking it all together. This will help you use Windows Media Center on both devices and take advantage of all its features.
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.
The volume buttons on the side of most Android devices—also known as the volume rocker—make it easy to adjust sound output without having to dig around in any settings menus. But the trouble is, they control notification and ringtone volume by default, and will only adjust media volume after a song or video has started playing.
Seriously?! That's what a lot of people are saying when they found out that their Xbox One doesn't have a native streaming media player. When a new system is introduced and lacks features that the previous system had, it really pisses people off. The Xbox 360 allowed people to stream music and video files from a flash drive, as long as it was formatted with the Windows FAT32 file system.
As we all use our smartphones for more and more things, we constantly want to share and view those items on a larger screen, especially when it comes to media. While phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and tablets like the iPad do make watching Netflix on a portable device pretty legit, bigger is always better. Newer iPhones may have Retina displays, but watching Avatar on your phone is like being forced to drink a delicious mango tango smoothie with a coffee straw. Plus, if you want to sho...
This video will show you how to convert YouTube videos into files that can be shared on a DVD, CD, iPod, iPhone, or any other type of device you use to view digital media. This is an easy way to share your favorite videos with others and carry them with you. This process is pretty easy and doesn't take long to do. So, check it out and start taking your YouTube addiction with you wherever you go!
Even though your phone has a built-in media player, it's got nothing on VLC. The popular third-party video player supports virtually every codec and file format, and even better, you can use it to stream movies, shows, and other video files from your computer to your phone.