This video teaches you about windshield washers and wipers. It gives great explanation about how to operate the different motions of the wipers on the 2010 Toyota 4Runner. The video also includes information about what this car model includes and where to find the objects. You are able to control the wiper frequency. You may operate the wipers in slow constant mode or fast setting. There is also a front de-icer included with the model. You can operate the windshield washers in intermittent mo...
If you've never owned a fron load washer, things may be different than what you may have experienced in the past. There are several qualities that a front load and top load washer share, but there are also a few differences as well.
A portable generator is of no utility whatsoever if you don't know how to use it safely. This video tutorial will teach you the fundamentals of safely operating a standy generator. Be sure, however, that you also read the manual specific to your model. Learn how to safely generate back-up power with this free video guide.
If you haven't bought a new iPhone or iPod Touch since the 3G and 2G models of those respective devices, iOS 4 has probably been a major problem for you. It slows down those devices mightily, but there is a solution. This video will show you how to adjust some basic settings in your phone or MP3 player to make it run the new operating system faster and allow you to keep enjoying you device as you have for years.
Toyota USA shows you how to operate the headlights of the 2010 Prius. Follow this guide to operate the headlights on the 2010 Prius: To turn on the headlights, use the switch on the end of the left hand stalk. Rotate it once to turn on the parking lights, twice to turn on the headlights. The fog lights are switched on my rotating the inner control ring. If your model comes with LED headlamps, you can turn on the headlamp washers by pushing the button located to the left of the steering wheel.
Check out this Blender video tutorial all you wannabe digital animators out there to see how to use paths and dupliframes in your 3D modeling.
The Panasonic DMC TZ3 is one of the more straight forward super zoom digital cameras. It is also one of the more smaller and compact models. This video guide gives you a quick run through of the main features and gives you a flying start when it comes to operating the camera.
In this tutorial, we learn how to operate the solar powered vent system in a 2010 Prius. Prius models that come with a moon roof also have a solar powered roof. The control switch is on the left hand side of the steering wheel. With the ignition on and the switch turned on, you can exit and allow the ventilation system to start to clean the air out of the car. Since this doesn't rely on power, it will not drain your battery. This is not only eco-friendly, it's also great for your health and c...
In this tutorial, we learn how to operate the backup camera on the 2010 Prius. The Prius models can come equipped with a navigation and a backup camera. When you shift into reverse, the navigation screen will change to show what the camera sees behind the vehicle. You will also hear a repeating beep to indicate that you are going in reverse. This is a great tool to use while you are backing up your vehicle, which can help you avoid small things in the road. This is also a great tool to help a...
TrueCrypt is a free open-source program for encrypting data and it's excellent for securing hard drives, but it also has the ability to hide a secret operating system inside another operating system. CNET shows you how this "insider secret" operating system is created. This operating system will be impossible to prove to people like the Feds.
Operating a backhoe is not necessarily intuitive. Get expert instruction for learning how to operate a backhoe in this free video series.
Learn how to drive a tractor, maintain a tractor, and prepare a tractor for storage in this free video series on tractor operation and maintenance.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to operate a gloved arm puppet. The puppet is operated by the user putting one hand inside the puppets head to operate the mouth, and the other hand into a glove to operates the puppet's hand. Users may have a second puppeteer to the other hand. The puppets are able to use their hands to pick up objects, make contact or show emotion. These puppets require a special amount of skill and patience to be able to operate both the head and hands of the puppe...
Prius models that are equipped with tilt-slide moon roof have a remote control button on their smart keys for the remote air-conditioning system. Before leaving the vehicle, make sure the headlights are switched off or set to auto. All windows are closed and check the temperature setting of the AC system. As you return to the Prius, press the remote AC button on the smart key remote to activate the air conditioning system. The cabin will cool to the pre-set temperature without turning on the ...
Do you work with 3D graphics? Have you ever wanted to have one character that you've modeled destroy hordes of tiny other characters you've made? Well want no more. This video series will show you how to model and animate a small army of little models that will walk around and have basic interactions with each other. Really cool and really educational.
35,000 times smaller than an actual train, David Smith has likely roped in the world record for tiniest model train. Unfortunately the train's motor does operate externally, but very cool nonetheless. More images below the video. Previously, World's (ex) Tiniest Electric Train Set.
Welcome back, my aspiring hackers! Although this article may have been better placed first in this series, I doubt that anyone would have read it when just starting out studying Linux. Now, that you are well into your Linux studies and have some familiarity with how it operates, I'd like to take this moment to explain the philosophy around the Linux operating system.
When people fire weapons in movies, there is often a shot of the shell-casings leaving the gun and flying through the air. Sometimes we get to follow them all the way to the ground, leaving us with a sense of loss at the firing of the weapon. This video will show you how to model and animate some shell casings falling to the ground and smoke trailing them in 3D Studio MAX and Photoshop, utilizing Reactor physics, particle flow, space warps, and all sorts of other fun 3DS MAX tools.
Destroying crowds of little people has been a favorite passtime of dictators since time immemorial, but also a colossal waste of manpower. Now you can get some of the same thrill without all the needless death using 3D Studio MAX. This video will show you how to model, animate, and duplicate with particle flow a series of small robots. Then it will show you how to use a collision object (here a meteor) to destroy them all in fiery glory.
Maya is arcane, complex, but incredibly powerful software. It is the industry standard for 3D modeling in games and film. This video for Maya beginners will teach you how to create a model of an airplane as a means of teaching you a lot of the basics of Maya. It is meant to be watched after the previous two tutorial series by the creator: modeling a chair and modeling a toy. It builds on the lessons therein, and watching the whole series will ensure that you learn more than you would have wat...
Need to secure your track to the road bed for your model railroad? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to do it, not to mention show you how to weather your flex track.
Are your hobbies building model trains? Well, I hope you are building your own model sets the way you want to, but if you're stumped in the model railroading process, check out this nine-part video tutorial to see how to model railroad scenery using extruded foam. If you aren't into miniature rail transport systems, you will be now. Your landscape has to look good for your trains, doesn't it?
This video demonstrates how to triple boot a computer, which includes Windows XP, Ubuntu, and Backtrack 2 all on one machine.
This silent video shows you how to install HP printer drivers for Windows XP. Start off by turning on the power on the printer. Do not connect the USB cable to the computer yet, it'll ask you at a later time. Now go to HP's support webpage by typing "www.hp.com/support" on your web browser and then choose the region and language you want the support for. Now click on the "download drivers and software" option and type in your printer's model number. Select the correct printer from the list an...
How to use Toyota 4Runner heated seats in this short video, we find out from Toyota one of the many benefits of owning their 4Runner SUV. In selected models of the 4Runner there are heated seats. If you are confused at all about operating the heated seats, this should put you at ease. It is no more challenging than turning a dial. The team at Toyota has added this feature and you can learn how to most effectively take advantage of heated seats, which will come in handy for that next blizzard.
Remember these? Sadly, I don't, but I'm sure someone out there does. Anyone? This monstrosity, called the Macintosh Plus, was introduced in 1986 for the low-low price of $2,599. Wait...what? Almost three grand for that bulky baby?!? With a whopping 1MB of RAM standard?!? Whoa there...
Man, it's laundry day and once again you have NO quarters. Well, check out this video and you'll never need quarters again. This how-to shows how to pick the lock on a coin operated laundry machine and then rig it up so you'll never need to pay again. Sweeeet.
Clothing a 3D model properly is almost as hard as making the model in the first place. Fortunately, 3D Studio MAX and this video are here to help. Watching this you will learn how to create splines, simulate cloth animation, and use good smoothing techniques, among other things. Now your 3D models can be as stylish as you! If not more so.
Maya can count itself among the most powerful and also most challenging programs in all of computing. It's 3D modeling potential is nearly limitless if you can master its intricacies. This video features a professional digital art teacher teaching you how to model a 3D head using Maya. You can download the skull he uses as a reference here.
Making a head is hard enough with pen and pencil or with clay. Doing it in a 3D graphics program can seem impossible. This video is here to prove that such is not the case. Its eleven parts feature incredibly detailed instructions for modeling a human head using 3D Studio Max, one of the most popular software suites for 3D modeling. Follow along at your own pace, and you should be making your own head in no time!
A steadicam can mean the difference between a professional and steady wide shot of Victorian era London or a wobbly, user-generated content-esque portrayal of some old lamps and streets. Having control over how your camera moves is so vital to good film production.
Whether you're a Maya (AKA Autodesk Maya) beginner or seasoned veteran, modeling a realistic house using the 3D graphic design software is a great course on how to use your vectors and a variety of Maya tools. Whether you are an interior designer, architect or are just trying to get ahead in the game, this Maya tutorial will show you the way.
Box modeling is the most fundamental type of modeling in 3D Studio MAX, allowing you to model elaborate 3D images out of many tiny boxes. This video for 3DSMAX beginners will walk you through the basics of box modeling a human body from a blueprint. You may move past this technique as your skills grow, but you need to know it before they can.
Edge loop character modeling in 3D Studio MAX allows you to create smooth, natural-looking characters. This video will introduce you to using edge loop modeling to model a character from a blueprint (get it here). This is one of the most fundamental techniques in 3D modeling, so get used to doing it!
Creating a good 3D model in 3D Studio MAX is hard enough. Now I've got to model clothes onto them too? Why can't all 3D game characters be naked?
In this four-part tutorial, you'll learn how to create a full human head with Blender's 3D modeling tools. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started modeling your own 3D heads in Blender, take a look!
For beginners, learning the intricacies of modeling 3D art can seem insurmountable. This video for 3D beginners is here to help you through it. Its four parts are a detailed and slow walkthrough for making low poly BC Rich guitar with splines using 3D Studio Max, a popular 3D modeling program.
In this 3D modeling software series you will learn how to model organically with polygons in Maya. For this example, you will learn how to model a dolphin.
Maintaining your in ground pool means properly operating and cleaning cartridge filters. This how-to video, made by Teddy Bear Pools & Spas, demonstrate how to operate and clean your pools cartridge filter properly. Watch and learn how easy it is to keep your pool running smoothly all summer long with proper cartridge maintenance.
Maya is the most powerful 3D modeling tool that most people are likely to have access to. This video will teach you some basic techniques for creating 3D models in the program by teaching you how to make a chair from scratch. It's not a very exciting chair, sure, but you have to start somewhere, and making a chair is a lot easier than making an orc, so get to practicing!