Not only can you jailbreak your PS3, you can do it just by using a TI-84 silver edition scientific calculator! You'll need to download a simple app first, and this will certainly void your PS3 warranty, but if that's okay with you, here's how to do it!
Rooting (also called jailbreaking) a phone grants you superuser access, which allows you to download third party applications and otherwise alter your phone. This tutorial shows you how to give yourself root access on a T-Mobile G1 cell phone. Be careful, because rooting will often void your warranty!
Buttons feeling sticky? Too much cheese puff dust lodged in the control sticks? This video will show you all of the steps that you need to dig in and really clean your Playstation 3 controller thoroughly. Just remember to check the factory warranty before you take the controller apart.
Your ASUS Eee PC is small but is it fast? In this video tutorial, you'll find step-by-step instructions for installing a RAM, or memory, module in an ASUS Eee PC up to 2 GB. (Note well that this upgrade will void your warranty.) To learn what you'll need to upgrade your Eee PC, press play!
This video will show you how to replace the click wheel in a first generation Apple iPod Nano. If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do this simple repair yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to replace the click wheel in a first generation iPod Nano.
This video will show you how to install a battery or LCD screen in a first generation iPod Nano. If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do this simple repair yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to replace a battery or LCD screen in a first generation iPod Nano.
This video will show you how to remove your old LCD from your 4th generation iPod or iPod Photo and replace it with a new one. If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do this simple repair yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to replace a the LCD screen in a 4th generation iPod or an iPod Photo.
This video will show you how to install a battery in a 4th generation iPod, after disassembling the iPod. If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do this simple repair yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to replace a battery in MAC's 4th generation iPod.
This video will show you how to install an LCD Screen into an iPod Mini. If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do this simple repair yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to install an LCD screen into MAC's iPod Mini.
This video will show you how to install a battery into an iPod Mini. If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do this simple repair yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to replace a battery in MAC's iPod Mini.
This video will show you how to install a headphone jack or a backplate in your iPod Video (5th Generation) or iPod Classic (6th Generation). If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do this simple repair yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to install a headphone jack or backplate on a 5th generation iPod Video or a 6th generation iPod Classic.
When your iPod is no longer holding a charge, the battery is most likely dead. If your iPod is past Apple's warranty time, you might want to try replacing the battery yourself. You will need a prying tool and a new battery. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to replace a 2nd generation iPod battery.
Is your iPod Nano screen getting a little unclear? Replace it then.
Watch this video to learn how to instal a Cyclowiz mod. For this mod, you will need to solder this chip onto the motherboard. WARNING: Opening a Nintendo Wii will void warranty.
This video shows you how to take apart a Nintendo Wii. WARNING: this will void warranty. All time and date data will be reset, but the game save data should remain the same.
In this wordless video, a pair of hands demonstrates how to replace the RAM of the Asus EEE Pc. WARNING! this probably violates the warranty.
For some people out there, whenever they get their hands on something new, the immediately need to know how it works. This can be especially true for electronics. That's no exception for the new Xbox 360 slim.
If your HP tx1000 tablet PC is stuck on a black screen, you are not alone. The HP tx1000 tablet has a defective NVIDIA chip which sometimes causes the laptop to get stuck at a black screen and not boot over time. This often happens (conveniently) after your 1 year warranty ends. If you are having this problem with your HP, check out this step by step tutorial. In it, you will learn how to open up your computer and easily fix the motherboard to prevent this from happening.
Replacing tech gear can be a bit challenging, especially when you have no idea of what you're doing. Sometimes opening things like video game consoles, mp3 players, etc. the warranties can easily be voided. In this tutorial, find out how to easily replace a Nintendo Wii DVD drive. But again, be aware that this may void your warranty and prevent you from getting it fixed from Nintendo themselves. Enjoy!
The Nintendo DS Lite is quite the handheld device. It has two screens, one being a touch screen, great sound quality, and a great selection of games. It is also a great accomplishment for Nintendo comparing the original Game Boy to the tech they have now. But despite its technological advancement, things can break, especially handheld devices like the DS Lite. In this tutorial, find out how to replace the original casing to a Nintendo DS Lite. Be aware that if you open your DS Lite, you may v...
Choosing to repair your own electronical equipment can be a tough task. Not only do you run the risk of voiding your warranty, but there is always a risk of shock. But for those brave and wise enough, some tasks can be done easily. In this video tutorial, find out how to repair the hinge to a Nintendo DS Lite. Enjoy and good luck!
The Nintendo DS is one of the most technologically advanced handheld gaming devices out there. Not only does it have dual screens, but a touch screen as well. Some of the more recent DS' even have a built in camera. But with all great technologies, problems are sure to rise. In this tutorial find out how to repair the Nintendo DS Lite top screen. Remember, opening the device can possibly result in a voided warranty, so know what you're doing and good luck!
In this how to video, you will learn how to remove 3M paint protection film, also known as a clear bra. This is used for protecting the front of a vehicle. To remove it, you will need to use a heat gun on the film so that it will peel off. This takes a while to remove, so be patient. The film itself is very useful, as it protects from rock chips and bugs while driving. Note that it is a lot easier to take off during the summer time since the car exterior is already hot. You should not worry a...
True's Owner Maintenance Video Series shows us how to set the defrost time clock on a True freezer, and also how to cut the shipping band on the compressors of all larger freezers. The time clock is behind the grill at the base of the unit, behind a gray box. There are instructions in the inside of the lid for setting the time clock and for setting the defrost settings, and the video goes through the entire process, as well. Next, the man shows how to remove the shipping band protecting the c...
neversummer224 teaches you how to take apart an XBox 360 Elite without any special tools. This will void your warranty, so be careful once you start this process. You need a TORX 10 screwdriver, which is also called a star bit, and a very small flathead screwdriver. First off, remove the hard drive on top. Take off the faceplate by pulling on it. You can know also remove the top piece of plastic. Use your small screwdriver on the side and back of the XBox 360 to remove the side of the console...
In this video, tysiphonehelp shows you how to jailbreak your iPhone or iPod Touch with the blackra1n software. Tysiphonehelp shows you what to download, and what to do after you download blackra1n. After tysiphonehelp jailbreaks his iPod he tells you to download Cydia. After you have done all the steps in the video, your iPod or iPhone should be jailbroken. Enjoy your jailbroken iPod or your iPhone! The benefits from watching this video include being able to jailbreak your iPod or iPhone. Be ...
This video will show you how to open up iPod Video, Classic, 3rd generation, 4th generation and Nano 1st and 3rd generations. If the Apple warranty no longer covers your iPod, it may be more inexpensive to do simple repairs yourself, instead of purchasing a new iPod. The first step to any repair though, is getting the iPod open without damaging any of the pieces. Watch this video iPod tutorial and learn how to open the case on your iPod Video, Classic, 3rd generation, 4th generation and Nano ...
It's believed that most iPods carry the Wolfson Microelectronics WM8975 codec and although it does a great job converting the digital audio on the iPod's drive into analog audio, the iPod's amplifiers don't make the sound loud enough to hear through your headphones. Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to mod your iPod so that it'll bypass the iPod's amplifiers and run the audio out from the Wolfson DAC to your stereo. Keep in mind that this process requires breaking into you...
Craving a nice cold beer but you don't have a bottle opener? Then watch this beer how-to video. Our guest shows you how to open a beer bottle with a Motorola RAZR. No beer bottles or cell phones were hurt in the process. Be careful not to nullify your cell phone warranty, or you're going to be using a decidedly less fancy cell phone. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to pop off a beer bottle cap with a RAZR.
Today's bikes are tough, but they're held together by fasteners that mustn't be stressed. Many components come with recommended torque settings. Breach these settings and you may void your warranty. It now makes sense to use torque wrenches. Torque is a measurement of torsion, a twisting force. A "torque wrench" has a spring-loaded indicator that gives a numerical readout of the amount of torque being applied through it.
This is a two-part video tutorial on cold smoking country style pork sausage. IN part one, the recipe for this sausage is provided. Most of this video's concentration lies on ways the residential sausage maker can reduce his or her hazard exposure. From the video maker: "It is not meant to be taken as more than an introduction to the concepts of where some pathogens may come from and how they might be limited." Part two investigates these hazards, but is deemed: "not a substitution for a HACC...
According to a study done by Kaspersky, 7.6% of Android users root their phones. That may not sound like a lot, but with over 2 billion Android devices out there, the math works out to over 150 million rooted phones — more than the total population of Russia, Mexico, or Japan — so root nation is an important demographic that deserves being catered to.
Oh no... your precious iPhone is in shambles. Maybe you shattered your screen after a crazy night of celebrating, or maybe your two-year-old jabbed a toy into your iPhone's charging port, completely destroying it in the process. Now what? Do you take it to a repair shop, or go to an Apple Store to have it fixed? This brief article will help you weigh your options.
This video instructs you on how to clean the trackball on the Blackberry Bold 9000. Begin by turning off your Blackberry and removing the battery. Using a torque T5 screwdriver, remove the 6 screws around the edge that hold on the cover. Remember that doing this will void your warranty. Once the cover is removed, use your screwdriver to lift off the circuit board. Be aware that the USB port can get stuck. If that happens just push the port down slightly and you should be able to remove the ci...
Rooting your device gives you all-powerful administrative access to your phone and its system settings. Of course, with such power comes great responsibility, and sometimes that responsibility becomes to burdensome or just plain unnecessary.
With the same starting price as its predecessor and a nice list of improvements, the OnePlus 6T is a great buy for a number of reasons. But for many Android users, the main selling point for the latest OnePlus flagship is how easy it will be to root and mod the device.
The Huawei Nexus 6P was released a little over a year ago, but despite doing moderately well in sales, the device has had more than its fair share of issues. When first released, there were numerous reception and memory management difficulties that left users extremely frustrated, though, those problems were solved with updates pushed by Google.
On the surface, AppleCare+ seems like an expensive and gimmicky option to tack onto your already pricey iPhone 11, 11 Pro, or 11 Pro Max. Upon further inspection, however, you'll see that its seemingly expensive price tag is chump change compared to the fees you'll have to pay if you end up having to repair your premium device outside its one-year warranty.
The day has finally arrived — Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S9 and S9+. Apart from minor upgrades, the two might not appear to be much different from last year's S8 and S8+, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. One feature that hasn't changed is the Galaxy's IP68 water-resistance rating. That's a great score, but it begs the question — what does that number really mean?
Although the initial reception for the Galaxy S9 has been generally positive, recent reports paint a potentially bleak image — some S9 owners are complaining that their new devices have "dead zones" in their displays, which don't register their touch inputs. Luckily, there are steps you can take to fix this problem.