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How To: Access XM Satellite Radio in a 2010 Prius

In this tutorial, we learn how to access XM satellite radio in a 2010 Prius. To access this feature, press the "sat" button the dash or the "sat" button the steering wheel. You can also use the voice recognition button on the steering wheel by saying "satellite radio" out loud after pressing it. You can search for music by channel or use the type scan button while in audio mode to find the type of music you prefer. There are a variety of channels offered, look at your channel guide to find th...

How To: Use satellite view in Google Maps on your Blackberry

This video shows you how to use the satellite view on your blackberry. First highlight the Google maps icon. By default, the program goes to map view, in which you can see the roads and even railroad tracks. Satellite view gives you a different perspective on the way you see maps and you can see things you wouldn't normally be able to see in map view. Click the blackberry menu button, scroll down to satellite view, push the track ball or touch your screen if you have the blackberry storm. Now...

How To: Hack Smart Cards for satellite TVs

Notorious hacker Chris Tarnovsky opens his underground laboratory to WIRED, providing a peek into the world of satellite television smart-card hacking. This complicated process involves nail polish, a pin head and various acids -- so don't try this at home (unless you're Chris Tarnovsky)! Chances are you won't even know what's going on here, but that's not going to stop you from watching this video tutorial on how to reverse-engineer a satellite TV smart card, is it?

How To: Star gaze with your kids

In this video, Daddy Troy teaches us how to star gaze with your kids. This can get your kids interested in space and teach them a thing or two, while still having a good time. First, Google offers a service called Google Earth, which will show your child the entire earth, moon, and mars. Kids can use these programs just like a video game. They can see real pictures as well as their own home or grandma's home. This is free and a lot of fun! Next, you can see satellites with your naked eye in t...

How To: Turn Your Old Satellite Dish into an Outdoor Solar Cooker

Harnessing the power of the sun is something that Captain Planet made cool before it was the go-to for renewable energy. Solar-powered energy is quick and cheap, and can make for some really cool DIY projects. And for those of you wondering what you should do with your old satellite, look no further. Aaron from Sharealikelicence offers up a way to create a DIY outdoor satellite cooker. He started with an old Ku Band dish and covered it with aluminum tape, for better reflection of the sunlight...

How To: Play The Beatles "All You Need is Love" on the piano

All You Need is Love by The Beatles was featured as part of the first worldwide satellite television broadcast in history, and is a great song besides. It can be a handful to learn, however, as the verses are in the seldom utilized 7/4 time signature. This tutorial breaks it down quite well, and the handy chord graphics make learning this piece on piano about as easy as it is ever going to be.

How To: Find 24 M-COM Stations in Battlefield: Bad Company 2

Need help with Satellite Uplinks in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 on the Xbox 360? Jack and Geoff from Achievement Hunter give you this two-part video guide on finding all 24 M-Com Stations. In the first video, see the locations of the first 12 M-COM Stations that you must explode for great glory! Part two of this tutorial reveals the last 12 locations, along with the location of the Holy Grail. They also finally break that barrier and hug each other. And they also pick up the Complete Blackout ...

How To: Turn your Windows desktop background into a live view of the planet Earth

Interested in using a satellite picture of the Earth as the background on your Microsoft Windows desktop computer or laptop? This clip will show you how it's done. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at Tekzilla can present a complete overview of the process in about two minutes' time. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Complete Your Captain America Avengers Costume with One of These DIY Shields

So you've decided to go as Captain America for Halloween and you've got everything from the helmet to a sweet pair of red boots. You've even managed to get your hands on some Super-Soldier Serum (or a realistic set of inflatable muscles), so you've got the physique, too. But what's missing? His shield! In order to make your Captain America costume legit, you cannot skip the shield. Fortunately, it's pretty easy to make yourself a DIY shield—so you can fend off enemies and look good doing it. ...

How To: Use the iPhone maps app

In this video, we learn how to use the iPhone map app. First, go to Google Maps and click on the bottom to find your current location. This will show up in a blue button, which you can tap on to find out more information. The map will go in the direction your iPhone is facing and you can zoom in on information about places around you. You can also type in a place you are searching for, and get directions, then save them to your phone if you prefer. The key is the button on the bottom right wh...

How To: Create a custom membership provider in ASP.Net

A Membership Provider allows a web application to store and retrieve membership data for a user, and the standard ASP.NET Membership Provider uses pre-defined SQL Server tables. In this video tutorial, Chris Pels shows how to create a custom membership provider that uses custom SQL Server tables separate from the pre-defined tables used by the standard provider. The principles covered in the video will apply to creating custom membership providers using other databases such as Access or Oracl...

How To: Create a 3D program with VPython

Interested in 3D programming, physics and Python? Erik Thomspon introduces 3D programming using the VPython toolkit covering a number of subjects including gravity, friction, and tension demonstrating falling balls, weights, wind and satellites.

How To: Get ready for the digital television transfer

This four-part video tutorial is furnished by the (FCC) Federal Communications Commission shows you how to get ready for the digital television transfer. Is your television ready for digital? By February 17th, 2009 TV stations will stop broadcasting in analog and broadcast only in digital. Your TV needs to be ready so you can keep watching. Digital television, also known as DTV, is here, and after February 17th, TV stations will turn off their analog signal. The FCC wants to be sure you are r...

How To: Create a custom profile divider in ASP.Net

In this video tutorial, Chris Pels shows how to create a custom profile provider to store and retrieve data associated with a user profile in SQL Server tables separate from the standard ASP.NET membership provider’s aspnet_Profile table. The principles covered in this video will apply to creating profile providers for other databases like Access and Oracle. After learning how to create the custom profile provider we learn how to install the provider in a web site and see a demonstration of l...

How To: Forge e-mail addresses

The purpose of this video is to show an e-mail security flaw using telnet that allows hackers to send e-mails using anyone's e-mail address. Thankfully, many major e-mail providers have software that blocks this. My intention is to make people aware of this flaw so that other e-mail providers can protect themselves as well.

How To: Save Battery Life & Never Get Lost Again with Offline Maps & Directions on Your Samsung Galaxy S3

When you have to take four different freeways to go twelve miles, Google Maps becomes a very close and dear friend—especially in Los Angeles. Without my trusty Samsung Galaxy S3, I seriously don't know if I could make it back home half of the time. Of course, you'd probably get better directions using a Garmin, TomTom, or other GPS device, but when you already have a smartphone like the GS3, dedicated GPS units become nothing more than a luxury item.

How To: Track the Super Storm Hurricane Sandy Live

As Hurricane Sandy barrels towards the East Coast, 50 million people are expected to be affected in the nation's most populated corridor. The behemoth super storm is a cause for concern, evident by the massive evacuations. The picture above is an eerie snap of the mostly crowded Times Square subway station in New York. Government officials have warned over half a million people to evacuate their homes and head to higher grounds. To help prepare for this storm, the internet has provided severa...

How To: Build a handheld version of the TSA's microwave-based body scanner

With the TSA's full-body scanners occupying a great deal of airports nationwide, the debate remains as to whether air travelers should continue to be subject to immoral security techniques and possible health risks due to the x-ray scanning devices. The "advanced imaging technology" may help keep obvious weapons out of major airports, but scanning naked bodies seems more voyeuristic than crucial to national security. But while the argument continues, one woman is taking a stand… well, not rea...

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