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How To: Access and edit databases in MySQL Query Browser

In this tutorial we show you where to download MySQL Query Browser and how to access and edit your databases. MySQL Query Browser is an easy way to access database information remotely from your desktop without having to log in to your server. Learn where to get MySQL Query Browser, and how to use it to access and edit your databases.

How To: Turn a Microsoft Windows PC into a working telephone

In this clip, you'll learn how to make VOIP (or voice over IP) phone calls over your Windows PC. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started making phone calls over your own Internet connection, watch this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET TV.

How To: Get Rid of Spam in Your Gmail Account

Spam emails are emails that are sent to you without your permission. They can quickly fill up your email account if you don't do anything about it. Each email server deals with spam in a different way. Gmail is good at separating the spam for you so that you can get rid of it more quickly. It is easy to delete the spam and if you want to take it a little farther, you can get some of the spam to stop coming all together.

How To: Revert the New YouTube Layout Back to How It Was

Last week, Google updated the YouTube layout to be more in tune with other Google properties. One thing that's different is the new, more Google+ look of your YouTube homepage. Though some may like the change, some definitely do not. Also new is the "Guide" on the left side when you're watching a YouTube video. for you folks looking to get back to the normal YouTube layout, it's as easy as copying and pasting some code into your browser.

News: Keysmash Your Way to Convincing Hacker Code, Just Like in the Movies

Hacking can't be that hard, can it? At least, that's what it seems like thanks to movies like Hackers, The Net and that last Die Hard flick. Even the Jurassic Park girl's got some game. They all look like they're typing 20wpm, yet can generate a screen full of code in the blink of an eye. Amazing. As long as they're some isolated computer nerd who's glued to their PC all day long (which is pretty much all of us these days, thanks Internet), they're a bona fide hacker.

How To: View all your Firefox tabs at once with Split Tabs

Wish there were a way to open and display multiple tabs at once in Mozilla Firefox? With the Split Tabs browser extension, it's easy! So easy, in fact, that this home computing how-to from the folks at Easily can present a complete (and somewhat talky) overview of the process in just over two minutes' time. For the specifics, just watch this handy how-to.

How To: Add the Google Maps button to Toolbar

This is a video tutorial in the Computers & Programming category where you are going to learn how to avoid traffic jams using the Google Maps button on the Toolbar. Click on the Google Maps button on the toolbar. This will bring up the maps window. Here you type in the area in the search box, for example, "mountain view, ca" and click 'search'. On the next window click on the 'traffic' button and the map will then show you the roads that are clear of traffic jams in green color. There you go!

How To: View downloads in the Mozilla Firefox status bar

Want to know how to display your downloads in the Firefox status bar (or, if you're so inclined, statusbar)? This clip will show you how it's done. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this handy home-computing how-to from the folks at Tekzilla can present a complete overview of the process in about two minutes' time. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to monitor the status of your downloads in your own Firefox status bar, take a look.

How To: Bypass Videobb & VideoZer Time Limits

So many people have searched for bypassing the time limit on Google for sites like videobb and VideoZer, I figured it was time to tell people the easiest way to bypass those 72-minute time limits without downloading any software from third-party sites. This is a very easy guide on how to use a website to bypass time limits.

How To: Hack VOIP sessions with Cain

Jared of the TechCentric crew gives you the lowdown on the basics of keeping your VoIP conversations secure and, on the other side of things, how to use the Cain VoIP sniffing application. For detailed instructions on keeping your VoIP conversations private, watch this hacking how-to.

How To: Automatically Clear Browser Cache in Internet Explorer

In this video, we learn how to automatically clear browser cache in Internet Explorer. This will help your internet run faster and it will also help protect your computer from your personal information being store. First, open up Internet Explorer, then click on the tools drop down menu and go to internet options. From here, go to temporary internet files and click on the button that says "automatically", then adjust the disk space to use to what you prefer. After you have changed the setting...

How To: Use Note Pad to get by school internet blocks

In this tutorial, we learn how to use the notepad to get by school internet blocks. First, open up Notepad on your computer, then type in "<html>" "<body>", "iframe src=http://www.youtube.com", then "height=100%", then "width =100%". To finishe, type in "<iframe>>/body><html>". Save this as hack.html as all files. After this, open up your browser, then you should be able to go to the website that you wanted to go to! This is a great way to get around the security settings that your school has...

How To: Access the Chuck Norris trick on Google

Vince shows viewers hot to access the Chuck Norris trick on Google. First, you need to open your web browser and go to Google. In the Google search bar type in 'Find Chuck Norris' and click 'I'm feeling lucky'. Make sure you do not click enter but the 'I'm feeling lucky' button to the right. You will get a funny message that says 'Google will not search for Chuck Norris because it knows you don't find Chuck Norris, he finds you'! The suggestions should read 'Run before he finds you' and 'Try ...

How To: Bypass flash player region checks

Many flash movie players will disallow content to be shown to you if they determine that you're not in the correct region. This video tutorial presents a simple solution. (NB: While this works for the time being, it won't work forever, and so you'd be well served to take advantage of this while you can.)

How To: Storyboard a podcast episode

There are many ways you can structure your individual episodes. Consistency from one week to the next is important, but you shouldn’t be afraid to throw in something different. Podcasting can be a great place to try out new ideas, so its good to have a structure, but also good to build in flexibility. Learn best practices for storyboarding, or outlining, a podcast episode in this tutorial.

How To: Host multiple sites & domains on one GoDaddy account

This video shows how to get more value on your GoDaddy account. You have to have a deluxe account to share domains. You have to pay an extra $2 a month to get this account. Once you sign in go to "hosting" then my "hosting account". To add another domain you move it over to a new folder then put the site files in there. To do this, click add domain then go to bulk. Then create a folder and name it what you desire. Sometimes the file folder doesn't always appear immediately, but it is there, i...

How To: Change audio on an already uploaded YouTube video

This video describes the process of changing the audio on a YouTube video that you have already uploaded. The video is presented by Helplines.com and is in their technology series. We start out logged into YouTube and click on Uploaded Videos, then choose the video you would like to change. Click on the Audio Swap button that is just below the video. You can then choose the I'm Feeling Lucky button to have YouTube pick the audio for you. Or browse through the selections to find an appropriate...

How To: Hack a remote Internet browser with XSS Shell

XSS Shell is a cross-site scripting backdoor into the victim's browser which enables an attacker to issue commands and receive responses. During a normal XSS attack an attacker only has one chance to control a victim's browser; however, the XSS Shell keeps the connection between the attacker and the victim open to allow the attacker to continuously manipulate the victim's browser. XSS Shell works by setting up an XSS Channel, an AJAX application embedded into the victim's browser, that can ob...

How To: Add the Google Calendar button to Toolbar

In this video, we learn how to add the Google calendar button to toolbar. This will allow you to view your calendar to search for a specific event or appointment that is happening. This will keep your schedule more in line and organized than before! First, go to the Google screen and click on the calendar. Now, you will drag the icon on the left hand side of the tab up to the toolbar that is on your browser window. Once you do this, exit out of the window and then click on the icon for the ca...

How To: Create a homepage with links to your favorite websites

Interested in creating your own custom start page with links to all of your favorite webpages? This clip will show you how it's done. It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over two minutes. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Create a legally-binding digital signature online

Interested in creating a digital signature? This clip introduces three different web services for doing just that. It's easy! So easy, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about two and a half minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.

How To: Build a high gain WiFi antenna out of a soup can

In this clip, learn how to make a "Cantenna". A cantenna is a high powered WiFi antenna that can be used with any computer or device that is made out of an ordinary soup can. After you have enjoyed a couple of big bowls of chicken noodle soup, save the can and head into your workshop. This clip will walk you through the relatively easy process of building this cheap, yet powerful antenna.

How To: Search text within web pages in Safari

To do this, you must be using Safari; make sure you are not using Firefox or another program. This can be very useful for quickly finding information on web pages. Press Command F. This will open up a toolbar on the top of the page which will ask you what you are searching for. Type the word you are searching for into the toolbar. The word will be highlighted on the web page; you can then click the next arrows to find the section of the page you are looking for. This can be used to find speci...

How To: Change your profile background on YouTube

In this video from Tiffany0x we learn how to change your profile background on youtube. First she goes to google, then clicks on images and type in whatever image you're looking for for your background. Then copy the image's link in your browser. Then go to youtube. Click My Account. Then you'll see Channel Settings. Click that, then click Channel design. In Advanced Customizations you'll see a place where you can put in a Background URL. Paste the URL into that box. Once you have done that, ...