How To: Your Shopping Guide to the Hottest Black Friday Deals on Android Tablets

As the holidays approach, so does that wonderful Autumn day where loads of people happily camp out in freezing weather in front of their favorite stores to save a few bucks on their favorite electronics. And yes, that day is near... Black Friday brings the biggest markdowns of the year, and that includes slashed prices on many of our favorite touchscreen devices, including the Kindle Fire HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, and Nexus 7. Want to get your hands on an Android tablet for cheap? Below are a...

How To: Hack Shopping Cart Hero 2 with Cheat Engine (12/20/09)

This video provides detailed instructions on how to hack into the game credits of 'Shopping Cart Hero 2'. The first step in this process is to complete the first level of the game in order to gain in-game funds. The instructor then shows how to use a cheat engine when buying an item in-game to change values within the game to whatever you choose allowing the player to have unlimited funds and buy everything they want within the game. This means that the shopping cart can easily receive every ...

How To: Make a shopping cart chair with MAKE magazine

Kick back with John Park as he demonstrates how to upcycle a no-longer-usable shopping cart into an easy chair. This Make: magazine-based project offers an introductory look at how to cut, bend, and shape metal using metal cutters, saws, vice grips, and other tools common to home workshops. John also attempts a “deluxe” version of this project that employs motors and switches to transform it into a “go-kart chair.” View the clip to see his mixed results, and download the PDF.

How To: Make a flower hair accessory from shopping bag tissue

In this video, we learn how to make a flower hair accessory from shopping bag tissue. First, grab your tissue from any shopping bag and fold it down until you have a rectangle, then cut on the sides to make several different rectangle shapes. Next, start to accordion these together until you reach the end of the papers. After this, grab the middle of the tissue paper and tie a rubber band around it. Next, start to push up the tissue from both sides until you reach the bottom. After this, you ...

News: Proof-of-Concept HoloTire App Shows How Much People Are Going to Love Shopping in Mixed Reality

We've already seen plenty of shopping potential for mixed reality headsets, from holographic car showrooms to trying on clothes and picking out furniture. Very few of those ideas have been put into actual practice, but we're getting closer, and consulting firm Valorem is making headway. They created HoloTire for the Microsoft HoloLens to demonstrate the advantage of experiencing a product in mixed reality. I'm hard-pressed to think of a more boring product to put on a holographic pedestal tha...

How To: Control Your Buying Impulses by Window Shopping

Shopping: you either love it or hate it. With a tight budget, shopping can become a huge headache for even the biggest shopaholic. We've all been there, and we've all given in to our impulses and bought something we probably shouldn't have. Yet strolling through the mall doesn't have to require a strong will to keep your credit card from entering a downward spiral. You just need to keep your hands to yourself.

News: The 26 Best Online Stores for Steampunk Christmas Shopping

The holiday season is creeping up fast, and if you're shopping for a Steampunk, it could be almost impossible to find anything for them unless you know exactly where to look. Luckily for you, some of us have done all of the work you'll need. Whether you're Steampunk shopping for Christmas, Hanukkah, Chrismukkah (yes, that's real), Kwanzaa, or Festivus, you're sure to find something for that special lady or gentleman in your life by taking a stroll down this list!

How To: Fold a plastic shopping bag in on itself for easy storage

Many Americans save all of the plastic bags that they take home from stores. They get used sometimes, but mostly they just accumulate in some corner of the kitchen until there are so many that you are FORCED to throw some away. If you have this problem, watch this video to learn how to fold plastic shopping bags in on themselves into a tiny package that takes up less room and is easier to grab than a balled-up bag.

How To: Compare prices when shopping online with Invisiblehand for Mozilla Firefox

Wish there were a way to automatically find the best prices when shopping online? Well, there is. And with the Invisiblehand add-on for the Mozilla Firefox web browser, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete overview of the process in just over two minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this extension yourself, watch this video guide.

How To: Beware of gunk underneath the oil cap when shopping for used cars

If you're looking to buy a new used car, then Eric has a great tip for you to avoid getting scammed— look into the horse's mouth. Yes, that sounds cryptic, but it's a very similar process where you look underneath the oil cap. If it looks smooth like it should, go ahead, think about purchasing that vehicle. But if there's a lot of built-up black gunk on the bottom, do yourself a favor and RUN. That engine is destined for failure.

How To: Sign up to become a mystery shopper and earn money for shopping

Mystery shopping is a great way to make money on the side while getting a chance to shop, check out new stores and restaurants, and over all improve the quality of service at these locations. The key is to not let them know that you are there evaluating them. If you think you've got a knack for blending in, then check out this video. In it you will learn the process of signing up and becoming a secret shopper, what to expect, and some tips for how to carry out your jobs.

How To: Speak the Mandarin Chinese language when shopping and trying on clothes

Shopping is any tourists dream. Buying local and ethnic items is on everybody's travel itinerary, so make sure if you're traveling to China, you know some basic words and phrases in Mandarin Chinese to help you shop and bargain your way to success. Learn how to ask a shop assistant if you can you try something on in Mandarin Chinese. You'll also learn about the currency called RMB or Yuan, and you'll learn how to haggle for a bargain.

How To: Choose the best shopping cart for your online store

You have an online store ready to go… almost. You still have to deal with getting the perfect shopping cart to go along with your e-store. Matt Winn from Volusion walks you through what to consider when choosing a shopping cart software for your online store. From what type of software exists in the market, to the required features, to security levels (PCI certification), to the type of support you may need.

How To: Use the phrase "go shopping" in American English

Learning proper American English usage is a challenge, but fortunately this video is here to explain the usage of one common phrase to the non-native English learner. That phrase, one near and dear to the hearts of Americans, is "go shopping". This simple instructional video point out common mistakes that English learners make and shows how to use the phrase correctly in context.

How To: Save money while clothes shopping

Learn how to save money n clothes with these fantastic tips! 1. Before you go shopping, you must get to know your body shape, colors that suit you, and be aware of your style of life. 2. To determine your body shape, and which things actually suit you and make you look good, try on as many clothes from your friends or in the shops as you can, and be critical of your look. 3. To determine which colors suit you, find a book on the internet or in the library. (shades should complement your skin ...

News: Turbo Jet Engine + Shopping Cart = Insane LOLrioKart

From Jalopnik: The LOLrioKart is outfitted with..."a hundred pounds of Ni-Cad batteries in the lower tray, a crude steering rack up front, pneumatic tires all around and some power-electronics to control a 15 HP Etek pancake motor hooked to a sweet custom differential at the rear all good for a top speed of 35 MPH."

How To: Make shopping bags from old, used jeans

Go green with recycled blue jeans and help to eliminate plastic shopping bags. In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to make shopping bags from old, used blue jeans. For a step-by-step at the conversion process, and to get started making your own blue jean shopping bags, watch this eco-friendly how-to.

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