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This tutorial shows you how to edit the programs that start with your computer. Editing these programs will make your computer start faster and can improve system performance.
Topics: hacks, windows, diy, how, to, technology, computers, tweaks, xp, tinkernut, tutorial
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Create a free chroma key effect using HTML5 and canvas.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, html5, html, 5, coding, programming, website, web, video,...
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This video shows how to host your own e-mail service using your home computer.
Topics: email, server, wamp, pc, computer, home, hmail, squirrel, webmail, web tips, tricks, tutorial,...
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Play, use and backup your apps to your PC using the Bluestacks android emulator. This video shows you how to set up and use it as well as some simple hacks to get the most out of Bluestacks.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, help, computer, technology, android, smartphone, apps, play, pc,...
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Hook up your exercise bike to Google Maps and turn your boring stationary bike into a virtual reality excursion!
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Topics: google, maps, virtual, reality, hack, bike, exercise, usb, alarm, tricks, tinkernut, tutorial, diy
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Take advantage of the switch to digital, by using the old analog stations to broadcast your very own television show.
Topics: tv, station, broadcast, make, pirate, television, analog, digital, transmit, custom, create, tips,...
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Phishing is a means of fooling people into giving you their private information. This video shows the basics of how phishing schemes work so that you can avoid becoming a victim.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, help, computer, technology, phishing, hacking, steal, passwords,...
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Want to know if a photo has been faked in Photoshop? Here are some tips to help you find out the truth.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, help, computer, technology, forensics, image, photo, photograph,...
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Footage of Microsoft BOB Unboxing circa 1995 (created for April fools day 2012)
Topics: unboxing, bob, microsoft, 1995, vintage, retro, vhs, public, access, april, fools, gag, prank,...
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Learn how to make and receive unlimited VOIP phone calls using Google Voice and SipGate.
Topics: hack, free, calls, international, google, voice, gizmo, cell, phone, sipgate, unlimited, outgoing,...
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In this episode, gigafide shows you how to create our own operating system using the Assembly programming language.
Topics: windows, mac, linux, operating, system, create, write, make, code, programming, floppy, boot, os,...
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Ever wanted to set up a print server? Follow this walkthrough and set up a server that you can print to from anywhere, using any device.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, printer, print, server, windows, mac, linux, dropbox, google,...
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The basis of this tutorial is to provide an introductory look at programming in BASIC. Here, we'll be using Batari Basic to create an Atari 2600 game that's playable on most Atari emulators. You can find the links, source code, and examples on my blog page: jumpto(dot)tinkernut(dot)com/atari
Topics: atari, programming, beginners, guide, games, gaming, classic, 2600, basic, tips, tricks, tutorial,...
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This video will show you how to make an auto-hacking USB drive and how to protect yourself from them.
Topics: tips, tricks, hack, hacking, auto, usb, executable, exe, virus, passwords, username, firefox,...
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This video shows how to create your own proxy server using free software.
Topics: access, apps, blocked, custom, firewall, google, php, proxy, restricted, school, tinkernut, tips,...
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Learn the signs of a dying hard drive and found out how to recover data from one that is dead or almost dead.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, help, computer, technology, tech, hard, drive, disaster, dead,...
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This is part two of a three part video series that shows you how to create your own First Person Shooter (FPS) game for free.
Topics: counter, create, diy, enemy, first, free, game, Gaming, make, person, shooter, steam, strike,...
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Got a large video that you only want to save a portion of? Got sections of a longer video that you want to combine into one? In this episode, I show you the fastest way to do just that.
Topics: split, trim, edit, join, videos, editing, avi, format, virtual, dub, virtualdub, tips, tricks,...
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This video shows different ways of filtering web content so that people using your computer or network are only allowed to go to certain sites.
Topics: web, monitoring, network, gfi, open, dns, router, internet, block, proxy, restrictions, tips,...
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In this episode, we will learn how to root an Android based phone.
Topics: root, hack, droid, verizon, froyo, FRG22D, cell, phone, jailbreak, android, busybox, tips, tricks,...
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This is part one of a two part video series that shows you how to create your own First Person Shooter (FPS) game for free.
Topics: first, person, shooter, game, gaming, wow, warcraft, counter, strike, steam, valve, enemy,...
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This video will not only show you how to generate custom barcodes, but it will also show you how to log and keep track of your stuff by scanning the barcodes into your computer with your webcam.
Topics: arrange, barcodes, cd's, clutter, database, dvd's, generate, list, loan, music, organize,...
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This video shows you how to make free flash animations using free software. Here's an example.
Topics: animations, flash, free, introductions, powerbullet, website
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This episode covers how to make a clone of yourself (or anything) out of paper using some free tools that allow you to print in 3D.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, clone, wheezy, waiter, printer, 3d, free, paper, origami,...
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Here are some cool Dropbox tricks that will turn you into a power user in no time!
Topics: dropbox, cloud, upload, sync, itunes, music, remote, control, hack, computer, host, website, notes,...
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This video lays out the steps for creating a very simple encryption and decryption program using free tools. The programming language we will be using is VB Script. You can find all the code for this program as well as an alternative for Apple computers at the project page
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, encrypt, decrypt, security, hacking, programming, script, vb,...
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This video shows you the basics of creating and sharing torrents.
Topics: torrent, bittorrent, utorrent, pirate, hack, download, share, p2p, warez, tips, tricks, tutorial,...
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This video shows you the tools you need to clone a hard drive using DriveImage XML.
Topics: backup, clone, crash, drive, hard, image, tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut
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This video shows one method of hacking a wireless WEP connection and gives you some tips on how to better secure your wireless.
Topics: hack, wireless, backtrack, wep, 4, hacking, linux, steal, wpa, wpa2, protect, free, protection,...
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With April Fools day just around the corner, this video shows you some easy pranks that you can pull from your computer.
Topics: prank, april, first, fools, gag, funny, tricks, computer, anonymous, fake, poop, tips, tutorial,...
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Make a cheap projector using an old laptop and an overhead projector.
Topics: projector, overhead, laptop, diy, repurpose, electronics, upcycle, recycle, movies, old
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Google wants to know everything about you, but there are some ways you can fight back and keep your privacy private.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, google, spy, privacy, search, youtube, gmail, private,...
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Need a quick, simple gift idea for the holidays? Why not make a magical photo cube? This video covers the simple step-by-step process for making one of your own! Download the photo layout template: http://www.tinkernut.com/downloads/mcc_layout.psd
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, magic, christmas, gift, present, diy, simple, photo, cube,...
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New video tutorials will return February 6th! Stay Tuned!
Topics: tinkernut, update, gigafide, 2011, tutorial, video
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This video will show you how to save energy on your computer using sonar.
Topics: sonar, computer, control, green, save, power, computer, energy, speakers, tips, tricks, tutorial,...
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In this episode, Gigafide will show you free resources that will help you mix your own customized music.
Topics: mix, music, dj, custom, tape, mp3, audio, band, software, aviary, sequencer, tips, tricks,...
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How To Restore Music From An iPod
Topics: idump, ipod, itunes, library, music, rebuild, restore
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Gigafideâs video blog, episode 1
Topics: gigafide, tinkernut, video, blog, comments, vote, google, exercise, bike, tennis, sneak, preview
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In this episode, we will learn how to make a quick and cheap teleprompter system for videoblogging using a CD case, some black paper, and either a smartphone or a laptop.
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Topics: teleprompter, android, iphone, video, blogging, script, prompt, blogger, professional, tv,...
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There will be a delay in Tinkernut videos for a few weeks. A new website and video introduction is in development. To keep up with whats going on, visit my video blog at www.youtube.com/tinkernutremix.
Topics: gigafide, tinkernut, 2011, video, blog, update, new, year
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This tutorial will show you how you can blur out peoples faces in videos and make them anonymous using free software.
Topics: wax, video, editing, free, anonymous, blur, audio, audacity, special, effects, 2.0, pixel,...
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Use your webcam to play free online games using only your body as the controller.
Topics: web, cam, webcam, games, augmented, reality, free, gaming, online, interactive, virtual, reality,...
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This video will show you methods of creating High Definition (HD) videos that show up as HD on Youtube. The video can come from any source. It is then encoded into the HD compatible format.
Topics: convert, definition, free, hd, high, quality, regular, youtube
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This video shows you how to improve your internet speeds.
Topics: increase, speed, fast, internet, supercharge, dns, web, surfing, lightning, malware, virus, tips,...
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Be sure to watch Tinkernut Live on January 8th at 5pm Eastern at live(dot)tinkernut(dot)com
Topics: tinkernut, live, promo, promotional
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This episode of Tinkernut shows you how to adjust music by time and BPM to create the ultimate playlist.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, playlist, music, bpm, audio, ultimate, workout, exercise,...
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This video covers the art of steganography, or hiding messages in plain site. The three methods covered are hiding files on Microsoft documents, hiding files inside pictures, and hiding messages inside Twitter messages.
Topics: hack, hacking, steganography, hide, files, pictures, twitter, secret, private, password, security,...
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In this episode, you will learn how to install Mac OSX Snow Leopard on a PC using Virtualbox.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, apple, mac, osx, snow, leopard, virtualbox, iatkos, hazard,...
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This video shows you how to make portable applications from (some) regular applications using free software. The software used in this video is listed below: http://inshame.blogspot.com/2007/10/how-to-make-portable-applications.html http://portableapps.com/node/9909 http://portableapps.com/node/2022 http://geek-menu.sourceforge.net
Topics: applications, device, drive, geek, menu, portable, thinstall, thumb, tips, tricks, tutorial, usb,...
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If youâve ever tried to copy a TV series DVD to your computer, you know how hard it is to get it split into individual episodes. This video aims to make that task a lot easier.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, hack, dvd, rip, copy, protection, tv, series, episodes,...
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Due to recently being hacked, I am going to show you in this video how to check your computer for vulnerabilities and how to keep it secure.
Topics: security, safety, online, computer, hackers, protection, firewall, antivirus, scan, gfi, lan,...
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Turn an old computer into a DVR that you can use to watch TV and record shows from over the internet using a TV card and free software.
Topics: capture, computer, diy, dvr, media, orb, portal, record, tutorial, tv, Video
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Firesheep is a hacking program that can steal the facebook and twitter accounts of anyone on a shared Wi-Fi connection. This video will show you how to protect yourself against that. Firesheep - http://codebutler.github.com/firesheep Idiocy - http://jonty.co.uk/idiocy Fireshepard - http://notendur.hi.is/~gas15/FireShep... HTTPS Everywhere - https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere
Topics: firesheep, hacks, firefox, fireshepard, shepard, sheep, facebook, twitter, hack, wireless,...
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In this episode, we will learn how to create a multi-webcam surveillance system using free software.
Topics: diy, home, security, protection, free, webcam, internet, computer, video, monitoring, tips, tricks,...
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This video will show you how to jailbreak your Verizon iPhone 4.2.6 using Greenpois0n 5.4
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, jail, break, jailbreak, verizon, cell, phone, iphone, apple,...
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In this episode, we will mimic Cher and T-Pain by using free software to auto-tune our voices.
Topics: auto, tune, autotune, voice, T-pain, free, audacity, audio, software, music, edit, sing, tips,...
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With the holidays over, it's time to get back on track. I have some great tutorials lined up and will be starting to do live video streaming starting January 8th.
Topics: tinkernut, video, chat, live, facebook, gigafide, twitter, update
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This video will show you how to keep your laptop from being stolen and how to track it if it has been stolen.
Topics: laptop, secure, theft, stolen, prevent, alarm, hijack, lojack, portable, track, portable, tips,...
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Ever heard a song and wanted to find out what the name of it is or who sings it? This video will show you several different resources for tracking down that song.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, find, music, lyrics, name, tune, songs, midomi, piano, search,...
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This video shows you how you can make a simple 3D scanner using a webcam, laser pointer and some free software.
Topics: laser, 3D, scanner, scan, webcam, object, printer, model, blender, tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut
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In this episode, I will show you how to create a cheap WiFi radio for under $50.
Topics: wireless, radio, wifi, cheap, openwrt, internet, shoutcast, asus, mp3, music, player, diy, tips,...
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This video shows you how you can make a simple 3D scanner using a webcam, laser pointer and some free software.
Topics: laser, 3D, scanner, scan, webcam, object, printer, model, blender, tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut
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This video will show you how to monitor and protect your website.
Topics: website, protect, gfi, hackers, viruses, avg, scan, webmaster, security
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This tutorial will show you how to track a laptop if it gets stolen using free tracking software Adeona.
Topics: adeona, laptop, notebook, security, software, stolen, theif, tracking, tinkernut
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In this episode, I will show you how to use an old router into a wireless repeater that boosts your wireless signal extra far.
Topics: wireless, boost, router, enhance, signal, dd-wrt, asus, wifi, tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut
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If you want to repurpose an old Windows Mobile Phone that you may have lying around, you can convert it to an Android phone in a few simple steps.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, windows, mobile, android, hack, cell, phone, gingerbread, mod,...
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In this episode, we will be making a backlit keyboard using a usb-enabled keyboard and some el-wire.
Topics: el, wire, electroluminescent, backlit, keyboard, backlight, glow, computer, mods, keys, light,...
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Using the free text to Mp3 converter, Vozme, you can have any online text read back to you and you can also download it and save it to your computer.
Topics: email, internet, mp3, read, speech, text, tips, tricks, tutorial
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This is part three of a three part video series that shows you how to create your own First Person Shooter (FPS) game for free.
Topics: counter, create, diy, enemy, first, free, game, Gaming, make, person, shooter, steam, strike,...
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This video shows you how you can make a cheap multi-screen jumbotron that will let you view pictures.
Topics: tips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, big, screen, multi, lcd, jumbotron, jumbo, tv, cell, photo,...
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Watch Tinkernut Live tonight at 5pm
Topics: live, tinkernut, tech, support, computers, help, gigafide
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Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year, but if you want to survive this Black Friday with the best deals possible, then youâll need to be prepared. Hereâs how.
Topics: ips, tricks, tutorial, tinkernut, black, friday, holiday, thanksgiving, christmas, shopping, mall,...
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This video shows you how you can create your own customized font. To do this, we will be using the website http://fontstruct.fontshop.com
Topics: create, customized, font, fontstruct, processing, tips, tricks, tutorial, type, word, write,...
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This is a collection of websites that allow you to put yourself into movies and video clips by uploading a picture of yourself.
Topics: jib, jab, movies, cartoon, star, wars, famous, make, create, own, fox, terminator, office, space,...