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How To: Use the Apple MacBook Air

The MacBook Air is ultra-thin, ultra-portable, and ultra unlike anything else. But you don’t lose inches and pounds overnight. It’s the result of rethinking conventions, of multiple wireless innovations, and of breakthrough design. With MacBook Air, mobile computing suddenly has a new standard.

How To: Improve the efficiency of your air conditioner

Window and portable air conditioners use a lot of power to do their work. Make sure you're getting what you pay for by cleaning your air conditioner out periodically. The cleaning costs are negligible and can save you a lot of money. In this two-part tutorial series, you'll learn how to make your air conditioning units run as they should. Remember to be careful; air conditioners can be heavy. Get help if you need it and, of course, unplug the air conditioner before doing anything seen in this...

How To: Handle mistakes while singing

In this video, Ian Castle tells us tips on how to handle mistakes while singing. The key to making sure you are staying in great focal condition is to warm up and warm down. Next, make sure you don't do too much talking on the day of a performance. Also, don't drink alcohol on the day of or day before you have a performance, as this can alter your voice and make it coarse and dehydrated. Remember to drink plenty of water and avoid breathing in cold air. Also, purchase a portable steam inhaler...

News: Smart Home Proof of Concept Uses a Raspberry Pi to Control Air Conditioner with HoloLens

Empea Berlin, a Germany-based company specializing in augmented, mixed, and virtual reality software, released a Facebook video a few months back showing off their experiments in smart home technology. Using a Raspberry Pi and a HoloLens unit, they were able to make a virtual remote control for an air conditioning unit. The remote is complete with various modes, temperature controls, timers, and other features. There have been no updates on this project since they first showed it off, but hop...

How To: Build a locking tool cabinet

With the growing popularity of cordless power tools, it's extremely easy these days to accumulate a lot of portable tools, and when you add in quality corded tools, such as circular saws, routers, planers and air nailers, you can end up with a pretty hefty investment. These same tools are the first to “walk away” in a theft. Left lying around a shop or garage, they can also be somewhat dangerous for youngsters. A locking cabinet not only provides a secure place, but protects the tools as well...

News: This Futuristic Wearable Keyboard & Mouse Combo May Be a Perfect Companion for Your Smartphone

Android phones have supported keyboards and mice for a long time, and you've even been able to use physical keyboards with iPhone and iPad models. But iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 finally include official mouse support. That means you can use a wireless or wired mouse and keyboard with your iPhone or iPad, though, a futuristic peripheral that combines the two may be even better.

How To: Use the image editor Portable GIMP

This video tutorial is in the Software category which will show you how to use Portable GIMP. It is an image editor packaged as a portable application, so you can carry your images and edit them on the go. You will need a pen drive for this. Do a Google search for "portable gimp' and download the free software from the first link and save it on the pen drive. Then you open it and install it on the pen drive and call it GIMP portable. You can now open the app, customize and use it. You can wat...

How To: Build a portable green screen for under $30

Special effects are so cool and so..expensive! In this tutorial, learn how to make a portable green screen for very cool effects for less than 30 bucks. This green screen can move with you so you are ready to shoot no matter where you are! Follow these step by step instructions and you will be practicing your Oscar speech in no time.

How To: Make a portable solar powered USB charger with Altoids

Check out this Greener Business Show video tutorial on how to make a portable solar powered USB charger with an LED flashlight inside an Altoids tin can. You will see in this episode how to modify a solar path light into the Altoids tin so that you can have a nifty LED flashlight and so you can charge your iPod or cell phone in the gleaming sunlight.

How To: Build an emergency portable car heater for emergency situations

If you've ever gotten your car stuck in a blizzard or been lost on a wilderness drive in winter, you know that keeping that car warm is vital to your comfort and even survival. Using the heater means keeping the car on though, and that means consuming precious fuel. And what if the car breaks down? Watch this video for instructions on how to make a portable emergency heater for your car that will keep it between 60-70 degrees for about 24 hours burning only rubbing alcohol. It could save your...

How To: Convert a car LCD screen into a portable video monitor

When you're shooting a film, being able to see what you're shooting well and adjust on the fly is crucial. With the tiny screen on most cheap cameras, this is kind of a crapshoot. This video will show you a cheap way to solve this problem: converting a car $50 car LCD screen into a portable video monitor that you can attach to your camera and run off of batteries on set. The screen is probably bigger and nicer than the one on your camera, and will improve the quality and productivity of your ...

How To: Make a portable lap-sized beading studio for beading on the go

You know those long drives home in the car after you've spent a weekend at a cousin's house, or back from visiting Las Vegas? With more than a few hours at your disposal, what do you do to fill up the time? If you're an avid crafter and enjoy making jewelry, that you can turn those usually idle hours into productive crafting time by making this portable beading studio.

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