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How To Survive Black Friday

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 you’ll need to be prepared. Here’s how.

download the guide:
http://www.tinkernut.com/demos/262_blackfriday/black_friday_guide.pdf
links:
http://www.bfads.net
http://www.blackfriday2010.com
http://www.black-friday.net
http://www.bizrate.com
http://www.pricegrabber.com
http://www.amazon.com

Print from your Cell Phone or iPad

In this episode, we discover how to print to your home printer from anywhere using your mobile device, including most smartphones and the iPad.

Google Cloud Print: http://code.google.com/apis/cloudprint/docs/overview.html
Dropbox: http://www.dropbox.com
Droppedbox (Windows Mobile): http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=687534
E-print (for Windows): http://img.labnol.org/files/e-print.zip
E-print (for Linux): http://www.labnol.org/software/print-files-on-linux/17841/
E-print (for Mac): http://www.labnol.org/tech/print-files-on-remote-mac/17838/

Cheap and Easy Teleprompter for Videobloggers





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.
Telepromter Web Apps:
http://www.cueprompter.com
http://www.easyprompter.com/prompter.php
Teleprompter iPhone App:
http://www.apple.com/webapps/productivity/teleprompter.html
Backwards Font:
(cueprompter) http://www.searchfreefonts.com/free/strait-kcab.htm
http://www.easyprompter.com/DVEasyPrompterSans.ttf

Hacking Tip: How To Root An Android Phone





In this episode, we will learn how to root an Android based phone.

Jailbreaking your phone is now legal in the US

COMMANDS:
adb devices (This should list a device as a long number. If it doesnt something is wrong.)
adb push c:\droid2root\rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin /data/local/tmp
adb shell
cd /data/local/tmp
chmod 0755 rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin
./rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin (Be patient here. When finished it will return you to c:\droid2root)
adb devices
adb shell (you should now see a # instead of a $)
mount -o remount,rw -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock4 /system
exit
adb push c:\droid2root\Superuser.apk /system/app
adb push c:\droid2root\su /system/bin
adb push c:\droid2root\busybox /system/bin
adb shell
chmod 4755 /system/bin/su
chmod 4755 /system/bin/busybox
mv /system/recovery-from-boot.p /system/recovery-from-boot.p.disabled
mount -o ro,remount -t yaffs2 /dev/block/mtdblock4 /system
rm /data/local/tmp/rageagainstthecage-arm5.bin
exit

Now reboot your phone. You should now be rooted!

Android SDK – http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html

Droid2Root – http://www.megaupload.com/?d=XY4TFFOK

Alternate Instructions – http://www.droidforums.net/forum/droid-labs/74028-root-droid-1-regardless-os-version.html

Unroot – http://www.droidforums.net/forum/rescue-squad-guides/39254-sbf-root-unroot.html

Apps for rooted phones -

SetCPU – App used to overclock your device

AdFree Android – remove ad’s

ShootMe – Take screenshots simply by shaking your phone

MeatMorph – Allows you to install custom themes

Titanium Backup – Make custom backups of your phone, including Apps.

Tutorials for rooted phones:

Make A Custom Boot Animation -

http://www.dkszone.net/how-to-create-custom-boot-animation-for

Install Custom Fonts -

http://www.gadgetsdna.com/custom-fonts-installation-on-rooted-android-device/696/

Install Custom Themes -

http://androiddelight.com/2010/07/17/delightful-theme-iron-man-for-rooted-droid/

How To Trim, Split and Join Large Videos





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.

Downloads

Format Factory – http://www.formatoz.com
VirtualDub – http://virtualdub.sourceforge.net

Super Cool Hulu Tricks





Download and watch Hulu videos from anywhere including outside of the US.

Download Firefox – http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox
Modify Headers add-on – https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/967
IP addresses by country – http://nntime.com/proxy-country
StreamTransport – http://www.streamtransport.com