Android: If you’ve been underwhelmed with the weather apps in the Android Market, 1Weather is feature packed, free, and definitely worth checking out.
Earlier this week we asked you to share the reasons you jailbroke your devices and the tools you used. Now we’re back with a roundup of great reader comments.
You get all sorts of notices from various services–Facebook, Twitter, YouTube–and you never get around to modifying them. Notification Control is a web dashboard with direct links to 14 popular services so you can...
Once a week we dump out the tips box to share great reader tips with everyone; this week we’re looking at DIY iPad styluses, easy cable organizing, and how to hack your own dirt-cheap signal extending Wi-Fi antennas.
This informative guide both explains the principles of radar-based speed measurement and shows you how to build a radar gun/radar imager using coffee cans and electronics parts.
Come for the water balloons bursting in ultra-slow motion on a glass plate, but stay for the absolutely mesmerizing videos of balloons bursting underwater.
Jailbreaking or rooting a device is a method used to gain deeper access to and more control over the device. This week we’re interested in hearing about all the way you jailbreak/root and why you do it.
Don’t be daunted by switching your camera to manual, this easy to read cheat sheet will highlight the main settings and how they relate to a properly exposed photo.
If you’re short on cash but handy with a sewing machine, this tutorial turns dirt cheap materials into a flexible, easy to pack, and extremely portable flash softbox.
Why limit your glow stick fun to Halloween? With this DIY science tutorial you can create glow sticks anytime (and any size).
If your copy of Google Chrome has taken on a sudden and inexplicable hatred for Shockwave Flash, we’re here to help. Read on as we show you how to tame Chrome and get it to play nice with Flash.
While we’re confident How-To Geek readers have a pretty good handle on internet and computer security, it’s often difficult to convey good security practices to friends and relatives. Google’s Good To Know c...
Your child wants to play with the new Cars augmented reality iPad app, but the ship time for the toys to your country is 4 months. What do you do? You hack your own. Read on to see the clever hack in action.
They’ve been cruising through space for the last 34 years and soon, the Voyager probes will be the first man-made objects to exit our solar system.
Once a week we round up some of the questions that come pouring into the Ask HTG mailbox and share the solutions with the rest of you. This week we’re looking at installing a second optical disc drive, awesome iPad RSS applications, and how to thoroughly remove apps in Windows.
Android: While we’d hope you’d never need it, clever researchers have figured out how to turn the camera on your Android phone into a makeshift Geiger Counter with nothing more than an app and some black tape.
We harp on password security a lot around here and for a good reason. Security breaches are frequent and the best defense is a set of strong and varied passwords. Read on for a password refresher.
Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite cable management tips. You responded and now we’re back with a roundup of your great tips and tricks. Read on to see how your fellow readers tame their cable clutter.
MiniPwner is an inexpensive and portable device designed to allow the user to quickly gain access to a wired network for penetration testing or do a little war-walking to discover open Wi-Fi networks.