In this clip, you'll learn how to make sure you're getting the speeds your ISP advertise. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started testing the upload and download speeds of your own Internet connection, watch this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV.
Who pays for live TV anymore? Better question, who watches live TV anymore? With a ton of streaming services available, there's no room in our lives for things like schedules, commercials, or going weeks between episodes. (What is this, 2010?)
The iPhone has always been hamstrung by its alignment with AT&T, the worst of the big 4 US cell service providers. If you have an iPhone and are planning on unlocking it for use with another provider, or just want to use it without being connected to AT&T's network, this video is here to help. It will show you how to activate an iPhone instantly without a service plan using any AT&T SIM card.
So you've got a Blackberry 8830 or 9530 Storm, but you are not down for the default service provider that comes with the phone. Using this simple software hack, unlock the your Verizon phone to work with Cricket, Metro PCS, or any other CDMA provider.
Aperture's extensible architecture supports third-party export plug-ins that make it easy to export your photos directly to various web publishing sites, print service providers, and other software applications. You can find many of these plug-ins on www.apple.com.
Update: HBO discontinued this service. Your best bet for transferring your data from one account to another is to save a record of your watch list. That way, you can add your titles back manually with your new account.
Planning a trip abroad? Stay connected even when you're traveling far away! This tutorial shows you how you can set up your phone (depending on your service provider) to ensure you can still get service no matter where you're visiting.
Cell phone contracts might seem iron-clad, but loopholes may let you get out of your plan without paying a dime.
You want to become anonymous, and dont want your IP to be logged on websites? Well read along here. Continuing This Series:
In this video, learn how to send & receive text messages from your computer (Mac or PC) using your email.
Most of us skip through documents like privacy policies and EULAs (end-user license agreements) because they're long and boring. But, as Congress just passed the SJR34 bill in early April, you're probably a little concerned about your personal data, so we summarized the privacy policies for major ISPs and mobile carriers in the US.
iLiberty+ is a new program that will let you not only jailbreak your iPhone or iPod Touch so you can get free apps not from the Apple Store; you can also use it to unlock your iPhone to make it compatible with a different service provider. This tutorial shows you precisely how the program works to jailbreak your Apple device.
If you were upset about "Friends" leaving Netflix, fret no more. The entire series, all eight Harry Potter movies, as well as HBO's massive catalog, are now available as part of HBO Max. If you're already an HBO Now subscriber, however, it can be a bit confusing to know how to switch over to this brand new service. Here's how.
It really is a pain getting an Apple device fixed ... What's a gal to do when there's jelly stuck in your Macbook Pro fan and no Apple Store in sight? (Yes, this actually happened to me. Stop laughing.)
Why unlock your Samsung Galaxy S3 to use with a different SIM card? One possible reason is that you love your phone, but not your cellular provider because of the poor service or an unreliable connection. If you purchased a Samsung GS3 with AT&T, T-Mobile, etc. on a contract, it might be locked for a specific amount of time called the contract period.
Do you have a Sciphone? With its internet capabilities, you can check your email or surf the web. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to set up your internet on the Sciphone 168. In order to set it up you need to contact your service provider for information such as an IP address, etc.
At one point, UltraViolet was the go-to way to maintain a collection of digital movies. Fast-forward to 2019, and things are different. The service is shutting down on July 31, largely due to the massive competition in the digital movie marketplace. If you're an UltraViolet user, don't worry too much, because you can save your movie library — as long as you act before UltraViolet closes its doors.
Over the past week, we are seeing more companies capitalizing on services leveraging augmented reality. One company secured funding to expand their service, while two other companies grow its own services through acquisition.
This is a video tutorial on how to unlock an iPhone 3g or iPhone 3gs with Blacksnow. Tap on Cydia and select manage>sources>edit>add and add the source Now wait for loading to complete. Then tap on blackrain.com>blacksnow>install. You need to install blacksnow to unlock your iPhone 3g or iPhone 3gs. The installation may make a few moments. Once the software is installed to your iPhone 3g or iPhone 3gs, insert your SIM card. Now you can see the service provider's lo...
Privacy is important. Whether its a telemarketer or a crazy ex, sometimes you may need to block someone from contacting you. With this tutorial, learn how to get rid of those pesky callers.
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...
The common thread between this week's Brief Reality stories is that augmented reality is beginning to prove its worth as a technology that improves workflows and processes. From customer service to healthcare to manufacturing, augmented reality is helping companies improve productivity.
Netflix releases monthly reports on major ISPs relating to how well their service works on each provider. The purpose is to educate the public on their choice of service provider, but since many of us hardly have any choice at all when is comes to an ISP, it backhandedly works to shame them (if they're even capable of feeling shame under all those millions of dollars).
EggBram walks you though changing background colors in Xara3D and shows where to find the transparency setting. This is a simple walk through in high detail, very visible. Xara has been a part of internet development from the very beginning. Xara one of the original Internet service providers when it came about in the 1990s. Xara does most of its work online and has millions of customers online around the world. Xara Online is a leading edge online web service that gives you solutions for a m...
This is an Apple iPhone video tutorial that will show you how to unlock an Apple iPhone 2G or 3G for use with another mobile phone service provider other that AT&T. If you are using a Macintosh computer, you can unlock both the 2G and the 3G phones. If you're using a PC, then you can only unlock the 3G iPhone.
Unlocking the iPhone can save you a ton of money and irritation by getting you off AT&T and onto a better service provider. One way to do that is flashing the baseband to one that works on the iPad, and this video will show you how to do using Redsn0w that, provided you're working from a iOS 4.2.1 / 4.1 equipped iPhone 3G / 3GS on baseband 5.14 or 5.15 (about to be 6.15 when you're done).
Shopping around for a good broadband company or mobile carrier may soon be as easy as shopping for cereal, thanks to the introduction of broadband consumer labels by the FCC for both fixed and mobile broadband.
Without explicit cooperation between Apple and the US government, authorities could still be monitoring Apple users. According to The Information, Apple is worried the servers it has been using might be bugged. We already know the NSA intercepts equipment to install backdoors, so this is a legitimate concern.
When the HTC One was announced, the fact that its IR transmitter was a side note more than a main feature made me dismiss it. When Samsung included one in the GS4, it became even less impressive. However, now that I actually have a One, I find that the "TV" app is way more than just one of Samsung's "S"-gimmicks. Step 1: Set Up Your Service Provider
Your IP address is what identifies your personal computer while you are online. You may want to change your IP address for privacy, to bypass website settings, to download, or for various other reasons. This tutorial will take you through the steps you need to start surfing more anonymously.
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...
Another year, another Oscars. This year's red carpet coverage kicks off Sunday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m. EST, while the ceremony itself starts at 8:00 p.m. EST. Finding a stream online isn't always the most straightforward endeavor, especially if you want it to be free. To avoid any delays on the night itself, make sure to run through your viewing options here.
Verizon has long been king in the wireless provider market, but recently it has had to step up its game in the data department. A limited data plan — with supposedly superior service — was no longer cutting it for customers. Many of whom left to take up the sweet, sweet offers of competitors like Sprint and T-Mobile. This past fiscal year, Verizon had a net loss of customers in the first quarter. Something that has never happened to them before.
The Academy Awards, commonly referred to as The Oscars, are airing this weekend. If you're a movie buff or just want to watch the dimes walking on the red carpet, The Oscars is not to be missed.
Conducting phishing campaigns and hosting Metasploit sessions from a trusted VPS is important to any professional security researcher, pentester, or white hat hacker. However, the options are quite limited since most providers have zero-tolerance policies for any kind of hacking, good or bad. After researching dozens of products, we came out with 5 potentials that are ideal for Null Byte readers.
Last December, Google unceremoniously killed off Google Glass Explorer Edition with a final software update, leaving the Glass Enterprise Edition 2 as the only remaining AR wearable from Google.
With an iPhone that includes a digital eSIM option aside its standard Nano-SIM card, you can have two cellular service accounts. One can be your primary line with your main wireless carrier, and the other can be from your main carrier or another provider. The eSIM account can be prepaid or postpaid as well as data-only, which is great for traveling. But which wireless providers support eSIM?
If you took a big step back and really looked at the world, you'd see how downright silly our nations look when they put up fences to separate themselves from one another. Creatures big and small roam free while respecting each other's space, but humans create borders and physical barriers to delineate their cultures.
This how-to is for everybody who faced the problem of intercepting personal data sending through the Internet and is looking for fast and secure method to protect his activity in the global network.
This video is specifically for the C530 Slate cell phone from AT&T, though this procedure will probably work on similar models of phone. You can hack, or jailbreak, your phone to allow you to use third party apps or switch to a different service provider. You will need a non-AT&T sim card for this hack to work (T Mobile is shown in the video). Then turn it on, hit the unlock key and then enter in your unlock code. Make sure you get it right!