Internet Features

How To: Bypass a blocked site on a school computer

In this tutorial, we learn how to bypass a blocked site on a school computer. You will need a proxy to do this safely. First, go to a proxy site like Proxify. Going through here will prevent the school blocking system from coming up and ruining your fun. If you are blocked, you can use a text file document and run CMD on your computer. This would be the more technological way to do it. Try doing the website first to see if it works, if not, then you can try to change the firewall on the compu...

How To: Upload pictures to Facebook from an SD card

This is how to upload pictures to Facebook from an SD card. On Facebook, navigate to the 'picture upload area'; if you can not find this, you can find it by going to: http://www.facebook.com/photos/?ref=sbCreate an album by choosing a name for it, and you can also add a description of the album, and change the privacy settings of the album. After the album is created, click on 'add photos', and go to 'simple uploader'. Click on 'browse'; and navigate to your SD card location, and select the p...

Echoisms: How to Measure Your Own Attractiveness

Have you ever heard symmetrical is sexier? Yep, according to scientists, symmetry is inherently more attractive to the Homo Sapien eye. Back in the days of Helen of Troy, Phidias, Plato and other great philosophers all observed the golden ratio, "a sum where the quantities to the larger quantity is equal to the ratio of the larger quantity to the smaller one". Confusing? Let's apply it to the human face only: the features of the human head were measured in calculated, precise proportions to d...

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: Find your public IP address & use dynamic DNS

In this video from apexcctv we learn how to find your public IP address and then use dynamic DNS to keep it updated in regards to your security needs. If you go to Whatismyip.com you will see your IP address. You can also go to Google and search for "find my IP address." A service called Dynamic DNS keeps track of your customers IP address. It will map a name to an IP address. Static DNS entries do not change. To set up DNS you can go to CCTV tutorials on the ApexCCTV website. You should set ...

How To: Add a back button to the top button in WordPress

If you would like to add a "back" button to the top of your Wordpress blog, then you will need to go to Wordpress admin. When you get there, you will need to find "Thesis Options". Then, click on it. Next, find "Header Scripts" and click on it. Copy and paste the script into the box. Next, save it by clicking on the green button that reads "big ass save button".

How To: Hack Facebook chat

In this Facebook tutorial you will learn how to how to hack Facebook chat in order to browse other pages while still chatting. In just a few moments, you'll be on the road to surfing the interweb & chatting simultaneously.

How To: Remove Your Name and Profile Picture from Facebook's Social Ads

Facebook is constantly evolving, and lately it seems like a bad thing, at least for its users. First, you had to opt out of Instant Personalization, which shared your personal information with Facebook's partner sites. Then, you had to take drastic measures to secure your home address and mobile number from third-party apps and websites. And now?—Now you need to opt out of Facebook Ads.

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: Track prices with Google Alerts and Google Product Search

Looking for an easy way to track price changes? Look no further. In this clip, you'll learn how to use Google Alerts in tandem with Google's Product Search comparative shopping tool to monitor price changes and find the best value. Fore detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using this online shopping trick yourself, take a look.

How To: Embed code into Blackboard 9.1 to display iFrames

If you want to embed an iFrame into a Blackboard 9.1 page, you'll need to grab the code from whatever source you want (YouTube, Vimeo, Google Docs, etc.) and use the Build Content option in Blackboard. Select "Item" under the "Create" menu and turn off the Text Editor so that you can properly paste the code in. Take a look at this tutorial to see all the steps in action.

How To: Hack a Friendster account

Believe it or not, people are still using Friendster. Which is great news for all you hackers because that means there are accounts to hack! With this video you'll find out how to exploit a programming loop hole in order to hack into someone's Friendster account. We can't promise you'll find anything interesting!

How To: Use Peter Answers website to mess with friends

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the Peter Answers - Virtual Tarot website. Peter Answers is a fake fortune telling website that is usually used as a prank. Begin by going to the website. In the Petition space, type in a period. A "P" will be displayed. Then type in the answer too the question and press the space bar until it spells "Peter, please answer the following question:". Then type in the question in the bottom space. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy pla...

How To: Get passed blocked sites using proxy servers

This video shows the method of getting past blocked sites and opening them using proxy servers. The method shown is useful when the sites are blocked using another site. In this case it is 'www.lightspeedsystems.com'. It can be done using proxy servers. In the case shown it is 'treesniff.com'. The URL is typed and we choose the option of 'Continue to this website'. Press 'No' for the security information. After this the page of the proxy server is displayed. Type the name of the website you w...

How To: Get VPN Connection

This how-to is for everybody who faced the problem of intercepting personal data sending through the Internet and is looking for fast and secure method to protect his activity in the global network.

How To: Download free stuff by hacking Google

This is a Computers & Programming video tutorial where you will learn how to Download free stuff by hacking Google. With this method you can get movies, video, songs, software and anything else from the internet for free. Go to Google and type into the search box: intitle:”index.of”(type anything here) and search. For example, type in: intitle:”index.of”Shakira mp3. And click search. Then you will get the search results. Now you can click on Index of…/songs and it will take you to the songs i...

How To: Hack MD5 passwords

This episode of Full Disclosure demonstrates how to hack/crack MD5 password hashes. MD5 (Message-Digest algorithm 5) is a hash function commonly used by websites to encrypt passwords. MD5 is a one-way hash; therefore, to crack the password you most try every possible dictionary word and if that does not work, every possible letter/number/symbol combination. The programs used to crack the passwords are Cain and MDCrack-NG.

How To: Restrict internet time usage with Net Nanny

In this tutorial, Andy from TopTenReviews shows us how to restrict internet time usage with Net Nanny. First, open Net Nanny's dashboard and find where it says "time controls". You will see "internet usage", make sure you click on this. Now, a new window will pop up where you can choose time allowance, schedule times and blocks to your specific preferences. Once you pick these, click "ok" and your restrictions will be set and saved! This is a great way to control when your children and others...

How To: Deal with having your website hacked

Google is one of the most powerful forces on the Internet, and their technology can be the key to helping you find success in whatever your online endeavor might be, from web design to filmmaking. This video is a part of their Google Webmaster Series, offering help to webmasters the world over on how to best utilize Google in their work. This video will show you how to restore your Google ranking after your website has been hacked. Hopefully you never will be, but if you are this video is her...

How To: Embed Facebook widget into your browser toolbar

Embed Facebook directly into your Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox browser's toolbar using this nifty new add-on directly from the people at Facebook themselves. This addon shows you on the toolbar the number of pokes, friend requests, unread messages and upcoming events that you have, in addition to quick links to various sections of the Facebook site. In this demo video, Patrick from Tekzilla explains the cool new features and details.

How To: Respond to a CAPTCHA challenge on a website

Even if you don't know what CAPTCHA stands for, you've more than likely run into them while browsing the Internet. It is actually a test to differentiate between humans and computers. In this clip from the folks at Butterscotch, you'll learn how to respond to CAPTCHA challenges when, for example, signing up for a website. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started asserting your own humanity, watch this home-computing how-to.

How To: Use the Firefox Firebug extension for web design

Firebug is an essential Firefox extension for web designers and developers. You are able to quickly target any element on a page to see the markup, the CSS, the layout, and the DOM in an instant. Not only can you see all of this juicy information, you can edit and see the results directly in the browser window. This makes Firebug the go-to tool for debugging CSS trouble. Also indispensable for Javascript programmers. So all you Internet website designers out there, pay close attention to this...

How To: Take Your Gmail Backup in Your PC or MS Outlook Express

This video will show you how to connect ms outlook with Gmail to access and backup all email in outlook express. Google mail will be connected to MS outlook and copy of your each email in Google mail will be send to MS outlook. This way outlook will be a backup of your each Gmail. You could open your all emails from outlook offline. Watch the video and employ the technique in your PC.

How To: Stream audio and video on a slower Internet connection

This how-to offers a tip for computer users with slower Internet connections who experience jerky video, or stop-and-start audio, playback on the web. Learn how to tweak and optimize player settings for your connection speed, as well as a number of other simple tricks and techniques for smooth streaming, with this video tutorial.

How To: Upload Moodle to your server via Webmin

Interested in teaching an online course using your own server but can't quite figure out how to install everything you'll need? This video demonstrates how to install Moodle, the free, open source course management utility, to your server via the Webmin interface. For step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Check your internet speed without software

In this video you will learn how to check your internet speed without using any software. In order to do that just follow these simple and quick steps and instructions: The first thing that you need to do is to double-click on your Local Area Connection icon. A window will appear and you will see what your speed is on the right of it. The speed of your internet will be in Mbps. If you follow these easy and quick steps you will now how to check your internet speed without using any software or...

How To: Use Automator and RSS to create podcasts automatically

Would you like to have news read to you? Or simply wish you could have a podcast that covered whatever you please? In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to use the Apple OS X Automator and RSS to create your own podcasts, automatically, without writing a line of code. For step-by-step instructions, take a look at this great how-to.