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How To: Get superuser root access on your G1 phone

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!

How To: Upgrade the RAM in an ASUS Eee PC

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!

How To: Replace the battery or LCD screen in an 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.

How To: Replace the LCD screen in an iPod Photo or 4th gen

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.

How To: Install a battery into an 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.

How To: Install a headphone jack or backplate on an iPod Video

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.

How To: Replace a 2nd generation iPod battery

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.

How To: Fix a HP tx1000 laptop black screen with a penny

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.

How To: Replace a Nintendo Wii DVD drive

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!

How To: Replace a Nintendo DS Lite case

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...

How To: Repair a Nintendo DS Lite hinge

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!

How To: Repair a Nintendo DS Lite top screen

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!

How To: Remove 3M paint protection film

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...

How To: Set the defrost timer on a True Freezer

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...

How To: Take apart an Xbox 360 Elite without special tools

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...

How To: Jailbreak iPhone or iPod Touch firmware 3.1.2 on a Mac

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 ...

How To: Open an iPod Video, Classic, and Nano

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 ...

How To: Mod your iPod and make the sound louder

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...

How To: Open a Beer Bottle with a Motorola RAZR Phone

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.

How To: Use a torque wrench for a bicycle

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.

How To: Cold smoke sweet hickory country breakfast sausage

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...

How To: Clean the trackball on a BlackBerry Bold cell phone

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...

News: 11 Reasons to Not Skip Out on AppleCare+ When Buying a New iPhone

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.

News: The Galaxy S9 Is IP68 Water-Resistant — Here's What That Really Means

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?