Getting Exit Splash to work on a WordPress blog doesn't require years of experience behind the keyboard. Get Exit Splash to work on a WordPress blog with help from an Internet entrepreneur and website developer in this free video clip.
Getting your Kindle dictionary to work requires you to start by unlocking the device. Get your Kindle dictionary to work with help from an electronics expert in this free video clip.
If you are developing a new Android application that requires Internet access, or if you need to troubleshoot an existing app with this functionality, you can test the app using an Android emulator on your computer. An emulator uses your computer's Internet connection to simulate an Android device connection. If you need to connect to the Internet through a proxy, the Android emulator must be configured to use the proxy.
Adding comments to Tumblr allows your visitors to stay in contact with you. Get comments to work on Tumblr with help from a graphics and web specialist in this free video clip.
You can use your Wiimote as a mouse on Linux. The CWiid project provides a library and other utilities for interfacing with a Wiimote over Bluetooth. Your system’s default permissions limit access to the Wiimote to the root user, so you must create appropriate udev rules before you can access the Wiimote. The uinput module must also be loaded to use the Wiimote as a mouse. Other programs could also interface with the Wii and take advantage of its sensors for other purposes.
Released in 1997, "Hellfire" was an expansion pack that added a new single-player campaign for the video game “Diablo.” A patch was released in 1998 to address a number of issues with this expansion pack. If you have the "Hellfire" expansion pack installed on your computer, you can install the "Hellfire v1.01" patch immediately. However, the "Hellfire v1.01" patch installer does not work on 64-bit editions of Windows. In this case, you must install the patch on a 32-bit Windows PC and manually copy the patched files to your 64-bit Windows PC.
Most users connect to the Internet on their PlayStation 3s directly. Though direct connections are generally safe, some users wish to make their connections anonymously. The PS3 supports the use of a proxy server which acts as an intermediary in the connection, preventing identification. A proxy can also help download speeds over the PlayStation Network on Internet service providers that throttle console connection speeds.
Mobile devices that feature Mac OS, such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, are designed to sync with your Apple computer. Due to system conflicts, devices running Android OS are not designed to sync with Apple software. To synchronize your HTC EVO with a Mac OS, it is necessary to use third party software. SyncMate is an example of free software you can use to synchronize data between your EVO and Macintosh computer.
The HP C510 series printer includes a removable display tablet, the eStation Zeen. The Zeen displays regular printer information, such as ink levels and status messages, but also detaches to independently run widgets and apps. When you first install your printer, the Zeen will initialize and connect automatically. If your Zeen freezes or has other errors, HP recommends rebooting the Zeen and checking for software updates to patch bugs.
IPTV offers viewers on the Internet a chance to watch streaming, international television shows on their computers. IPTV streams avoid satellite or cable overhead by broadcasting through packet-based Internet protocols that can be interpreted by a variety of media players. Two of these players offer IPTV support on Macs. Media Central is an advanced multimedia suite that includes IPTV support for a fee. VLC offers a free alternative that streams IPTV play lists.
LabVIEW is a software package, produced by National Instruments for rapid programming in a visual environment. LabVIEW contains pre-made functions called virtual instruments, or VIs, that are wired to inputs and outputs. A bandpass filter is a method of filtering a signal to only include a certain range of frequencies. LabVIEW includes a versatile bandpass filter VI.
A few problems can prevent the Chase Mobile application from working with your BlackBerry device. To run the app, your device must meet operating system and data requirements, and you must have the app installed on your device correctly. However, even with everything in place, the app can still present some problems.
The Nintendo DSi handheld gaming device lets users browse the Internet through the use of the Nintendo DSi Browser DsiWare application. Though the browser does not have built-in flash support, meaning you cannot watch videos that are hosted on YouTube, you can still use the browser to leave comments and view YouTube profiles. If you want to access YouTube on your DSi system, you can do so directly through the browser DSiWare.
You can run your router super fast utilizing a single trick. Woodworkers use it to speed up routing and produce a clean cut without burning and you don't have to modify the router. All modern routers, router bits and knives rotate clockwise. When operating the router, it's customary to slide the router along the workpiece with the knife cutting against the movement of the router. In other words, the knife is spinning toward your body as you rout. By routing from the opposite side of the workpiece, the knife actually spins away from your body, speeding up the cutting process.
Your Dell Streak tablet includes access to the Android Market, from where you can download one of several flashlight applications. The flashlight applications set all of the pixels on your tablet to a white color that emits a powerful glow from the device's screen. This glow can then be used in the same manner as a typical flashlight. Once you have downloaded the application, you need only to launch it from the application menu to get the flashlight to work.
DirectX 10 is technology that allows you to view better graphics and effects while playing computer games. Windows Vista and Windows 7 come with DirectX 10 or higher pre-installed on the operating system. However, you must also ensure that your computer’s graphics card and the computer game are both DirectX 10-compatible in order to see the improvements provided by the software. Some games also provide DirectX settings that you must enable before DirectX 10 will work.
GIMP uses DirectX to obtain input from a tablet. If the latest version of DirectX isn't installed on your computer, isn't active in GIMP or is misconfigured, GIMP won't detect your Genius tablet. Other problems, like corrupt or missing device drivers — which the computer needs to interface with peripheral or internal hardware — can also prevent GIMP from seeing the tablet.
Wirecast is a software tool that allows you to create and broadcast your own Internet channel to a global audience. The Desktop Presentation component shares your computer desktop during a broadcast. Because of this feature, you can broadcast Skype video chats from your desktop. Use Skype to conduct interviews during your shows. Configuring Skype to work with Wirecast requires third-party audio routing software. Without this software, your audience can see the Skype interview but won’t be able to hear what the other person is saying.
Garry's Mod is a paid application that allows you to import various models from a series of computer video games and create movies or scenes by using them. Half-Life Sound Selector is an add-on for Garry's Mod that allows you to play music files while running the game. You can install HLSS and make it work with Garry's Mod by downloading the program and editing a specific file.
Ringback tones are songs and sound clips that replace the default ringback a caller hears when she calls your phone. Ringback tones, however, are specific to your carrier and not the device you are using, meaning the steps to setup a ringback tone on your BlackBerry device are different depending on your carrier of choice. The good news is that ringback tones are stored by your carrier, meaning that they do not have to be downloaded or stored.
The picture-in-picture (PIP) function on the Vizio XVT TV is not intuitive and can take some time to figure out. You'll suffer problems if the PIP feature is turned off, parental controls are turned on, if you're trying to view inputs that aren't compatible and even setting the TV up to play audio from the correct window. Most of these problems can be resolved by adjusting the TV's settings.
When recording music in the post-hardware era, even the most powerful digital audio workstations can seem limited without plugins. Though the current stable version of Ardour, a free and open-source DAW for Linux and OS X, doesn't support MIDI-based instrument plugins, it can load effect plugins in a variety of formats.
Intercoms are basically radios that utilize a frequency system to allow users to speak to each other in different areas of a building, including on different floors. Each intercom has an antenna to allow it to catch the frequency. If you are unable to hear all users through their intercoms there is either a problem with how the units are set up, there is no power to one or more of the units, or there is too much interference.
Voice Changer Diamond is audio software that allows you to change the sound of your voice when you speak into your computer’s microphone. You can use this software to disguise your voice when you chat with other people using instant messaging software, such as Skype. To make Voice Changer Diamond work with Skype, first run the software in VADMode, then change the microphone input settings on Skype.
The Yahoo! Messenger program lets you use a webcam to video chat with other Yahoo! Messenger users. The iChat application that comes preinstalled on every Mac computer also lets you video chat with other users, and is compatible with any webcam that can be used with the Yahoo! Messenger program. If you want to use your Yahoo! Messenger webcam in the iChat application on your Mac, you must simply select the camera in the application's "Audio/Video" preferences menu.
As of the time of publication, Fancast.com no longer exists, and its content of TV shows and movies has moved to Comcast's Xfinity TV website at xfinitytv.comcast.com. By changing the user agent setting on your Google TV, you can watch streaming content from Xfinity TV from the comfort of your home, as this action tricks the website into recognizing it as a computer browser, which is compatible with streaming Xfinity TV's content.
Frustration in the workplace is a difficult situation. Frustration may cause you to act in ways you normally would not, including negative outbursts toward coworkers or management, poor job performance, or getting caught up in the ugly arena known as “office politics.” The causes of workplace frustration are many, with office politics being a major contributor. Others include lack of mobility or appreciation as well as the all-important money issue. In order to not get frustrated at work, you must identify the causes of frustration and manage them accordingly, which may be easier said than done.
If you are tired of juggling multiple remote controls, program your Logitech Harmony remote to work your DVD player. The Logitech Harmony series uses software and a USB cable to program the remote for different devices and activities. The Logitech Harmony Remote Software allows you to create customized activities for each component in your home theater.
The first screen that appears when you power on the HTC G1 requires you to sign into a Google account, but you can bypass that screen if you want to. The G1 on T-Mobile is an Android powered phone; the operating system is tightly integrated with the Google family of applications like Gmail and Google Contacts so that your phone's contacts are automatically synced to your Google contacts. However, if you don't want to create that association, for example if you are selling the phone, you can bypass the login screen.
Felony convictions are on the rise, according to The Bureau of Justice Statistics. Even after you’ve served your time, you might struggle with securing a job. A convicted felon can’t join the military or work for the government. But, there are plenty of other opportunities available for people convicted of a felony. Understanding where to look for employment and the resources available will help you land a job.
Unlike Microsoft Windows, which installs an associated driver each time a new device is connected to the computer, Ubuntu Linux comes with universal, or generic, drivers that enable supported hardware devices to function within the operating system. Ubuntu Linux auto-detects and installs most modern cameras without trouble, but some webcams need an extra proprietary driver to work in Ubuntu. If you webcam device fails to work automatically, you can install additional drivers to the operating system from within Terminal.
You can access Windows Live Mail through Mozilla Thunderbird, as well as through email clients on mobile phones. When you create the account and enter your username and password, Thunderbird will automatically load the correct configuration to access your Windows Live Mail account with the POP3 protocol.
Ubuntu is an open-sourced, Linux-based operating system available for free from the Ubuntu website. Fortunately, when it comes to webcam compatibility, Ubuntu supports a wide variety of devices utilizing the Linux UVC driver. UVC handles compatible cams without other software. To err on the side of caution, before purchasing a cam for your Ubuntu-powered computer, there are resources on the Internet that list known web cams compatible with UVC. If you already have a camera that is not compatible with Ubuntu, there is a work around involving manually installing the Ov51x driver which is also available online.
Depending on your digital camera or video camcorder, your home movies may be saved in MVI format. An MVI file, however, is not compatible with most DVD-burning applications. To create a playable DVD with your personal recording, use third-party software to convert the MVI file to a format that is supported by Windows DVD Maker. After converting the file, you can use Windows DVD Maker to burn the video to disc. Windows DVD Maker is free and is pre-installed in Windows 7.
Windows Live Messenger, formerly known as MSN Messenger, is an application from Microsoft Corporation that allows its users to chat by sending text, audio and video messages. To broadcast video on Windows Live Messenger, you need either a standalone or an integrated webcam. You can get your integrated webcam to work with Windows Live Messenger by using a dedicated wizard.
Trillian is an instant messaging application that links together your favorite services into one streamlined client including Windows Live, Yahoo, AOL Instant Messenger, Google Talk and ICQ along with many others. Trillian also links together social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Trillian also integrates support for Internet Relay Chat or IRC networks, which create a chatroom environment for multiple users to interact with the ability to private message individuals for one-on-one communications.
Apple's website design program iWeb does not have built-in support for "favicons," the small icons displayed at the top of the browser window when you view many websites. However, you can add a favicon to a website created with iWeb by making a small modification to the index page of your website. By manually adding the necessary HTML code to load the favicon, you can circumvent iWeb's limitations and begin displaying the favicon on your website.
The 1996 computer game "Duke Nukem 3D" pits players against a race of invading alien creatures. The game was designed for older versions of Windows, so if your computer runs Windows Vista or 7 you may notice some compatibility issues. Most often the game won't run at all. With a free DOS emulator called DOSBox, though, you can run games designed for an older machine. Once you set up DOSBox, it takes just seconds to start a "Duke Nukem 3D" game.
Unfortunately, the Sony PlayStation 3 does not currently support audio output through the USB. If you connect a Logitech G35 headset to the PS3, because the Logitech G35 uses a USB connection, you will only be able to get the headset to work with the PS3’s in-game chatting feature. You will not be able to hear the sound of the game through the headset.
The USB port on your DSL gateway provides a connection point to share your USB-enabled devices with other computers on your network. You can use the USB port to share a printer, scanner, webcam or network storage drive right from the DSL gateway. Windows includes the necessary software to connect to and control network attached devices built-in to the operating system.
The Droid X, a Verizon smartphone, supports one way to enable wireless tethering without breaking your terms of service with your carrier by rooting the device. This is through an application called "Mobile Hotspot," which is included with the device. This app requires that users add a "Mobile Hotspot" data package to their cellular plan. The Verizon Mobile Hotspot plan costs an additional $20 per month and includes up to 2GB of data.
The FaceTime video chat service is available on carriers in most countries and comes with all Apple iPhone 4 mobile devices as a standard feature. You don’t need the MiTime application to get FaceTime to work on your iPhone, because MiTime is intended for use only on iPhones that have been unlocked for use on an unofficial carrier network. Get FaceTime working without MiTime on a standard iPhone 4 device running on an official carrier by accessing the smartphone’s Settings menu.
The Qik Video application for Android adds video chat and video recording functions to your phone. Qik has a special version of the application for the EVO that is required for the application to work properly on the phone. Once you have added this application to your EVO, you can use the phone's camera to record and share video through several different methods.
The HTC EVO 4G, an Android smartphone released in 2010 on the Sprint network, is best known for being one of the first smartphones to feature a front-facing camera. You can use this camera with a number of different video chat services, including Skype. If you can't see yourself on the screen during a Skype video call, you might have the wrong EVO camera enabled.
Installing applications, programs and games onto a Linux computer is not for the faint of heart. If you are used to installing programs onto Windows, you are in for a bit of a shock when you see that command line installing is the norm with Linux. Command line installation means you are typing commands into a command prompt window (Terminal) instead of clicking installation files. AWN Lucido is a program that places an OS X like dock at the bottom of your Linux home screen. The dock holds all of your open programs and windows, and gives you the convenience…
The Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G SPH-D700 is an Android smartphone offered by Sprint. Released in September 2011, the device features tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities. With tethering, you can connect to the Internet on the go and use the Epic as a high-speed modem. As a Wi-Fi hotspot, you share your Internet mobile connection with others. Before using the tethering feature, contact Sprint to verify that you are subscribed to a tethering plan. Otherwise, you may incur substantial overage fees for the large amount of data used.
Although a Windows version of the GIMP image-editing program is now available, the software was originally designed to run on Linux-based systems. For this reason, many plug-ins for the program are also designed to run in Linux. To get a plug-in like the focus-correction effect Refocus working in GIMP, you will need to install the GTK+ toolkit for Windows, then install the Windows version of the plug-in to the GIMP plug-ins directory. Once you've gotten Refocus working in GIMP, you can use it to sharpen out-of-focus images in the program.
OoVoo is a software application that you can use to video chat with other ooVoo users. The program supports video chat with up to 12 users simultaneously. In addition, you can record your video chat sessions and upload them to YouTube. OoVoo also includes an instant messaging feature. Download and install the free Mac version of ooVoo to start using the application on your Mac computer.
The ASUS M4A79XTD EVO supports standard 3.5mm headphones through the output jack on the I/O panel, or an optional connection on your computer case. Most cases have a secondary headphone jack on the front panel or top. To listen to audio from the front jack, you must plug the case's audio cable into the connector on the motherboard. For either jack to work, you must install the proper driver software in Windows.
For your desktop computer to display video to a monitor it needs to have a video card. Many standard systems used for office applications have integrated video cards, as opposed to a dedicated video card that offers more powerful video performance. If a computer has both integrated and dedicated graphics, it's possible to disable one while keeping the other enabled or to switch if you need alternate performance. If you're experiencing video problems, you may need to enable the VGA on your computer.
Scrabble, in addition to being a classic board game, is now a popular Facebook application enjoyed by people in the United States and Canada. Sometimes, users may experience difficulty getting Scrabble Facebook to load correctly. At times, the site is down for maintenance and will indicate this when you try to log in. Other times, however, it may require adjusting the settings on your computer, clearing your browser history or updating Adobe Flash.
The backlight on an iPod increases the brightness on the menu and song selection screens so you can see them better in low light. You can set your iPod to always or never use a backlight, or choose a time value between two and 20 seconds to use the backlight before it automatically turns off. When you choose to use one of the backlight options, the screen will turn on with the backlight when you press any of the buttons on the iPod.
Google Navigation is a pre-loaded application on the Samsung Fascinate mobile phone. You can use the app to get turn-by-turn directions to any location. The app uses your phone's built-in GPS to determine your location and provide directions. You need an active data connection to use the app. Depending on your data plan, you may incur a data charge for using Google Navigation on your Samsung Fascinate.
Apple's Bluetooth headset is designed to work with the iPhone, but it is also compatible with other phones and devices that support the Bluetooth standard, like the HTC EVO. Before your can use your Apple headset to make calls from your HTC EVO, you must enable the EVO's Bluetooth feature and pair the phone with the headset.
A number of keyboards have special keys that perform specific functions when pressed. One such key launches the Calculator program when pressed. Since this additional function is specific to the keyboard and is not built into the computer's operating system, a driver must be installed to make the keyboard function correctly. Once you install the necessary drivers, the calculator button on your Compaq keyboard will work just as it is meant to.
Steam Cloud synchronizes your progress in games across all your computers. You can even start playing on Windows and switch to your Mac to continue if you’re using a game that supports cross-platform save files. Only certain games support Steam Cloud and not every game that does uses cross-platform save files. For example, games using Valve’s source engine have cross-platform saves, but some third-party games, including Torchlight, have saves that are incompatible across platforms.
Pagebreeze is a free HTML editor that makes it easier for beginners to create websites. It offers templates to make websites look their best without any knowledge of HTML. However, sound clips do not come formatted in any of these templates. To get a sound clip to work, you must add the HTML code yourself. You can generally copy it verbatim from wherever you are getting the clip -- such as YouTube, Soundcloud or Bandcamp.
Running Nintendo 64 games on your Apple iPhone used to be a dream of many retro gamers who have an iPhone. Developer ZodTTD has finally released a working N64 emulator for the Apple iPhone. The emulator runs a few different N64 games and is still being developed by ZodTTD. The emulator can be installed using the Cydia application store.
While an FLV file is a popular Flash video format and is compatible with many desktop video applications, the file is not supported by a Philips GoGear MP3 video player. To watch the video on your portable device, convert the FLV file to a compatible video format such as a WMV, MP4 or AVI file. Use a video conversion program to complete the process. Programs such as Any Video Converter, WinX Video Converter and Koyote Free FLV Converter are offered for free online.
As free, open-source digital audio editing applications go, Audacity is unrivaled in flexibility, in the number of available tools and in audio quality. It is even favored by many professionals in the field over the available retail applications with comparable functionality. Audacity is able to make use of a wide variety of external audio hardware, including most USB or traditional microphones. To use such devices, however, you must establish which audio input and output devices to choose in Audacity's preferences.
You expect scrolling functions to perform in a way that eases your use of a Windows 7 computer. Many people take scrolling for granted because it works in almost every aspect of a PC, including in the basic operating system, software applications and on the Internet. However, settings for your mouse and keyboard that control scrolling functions might suddenly change or stop working altogether. If this is your predicament, you can troubleshoot at least five different aspects of your PC in attempts to fix the scrolling problem.
The classic GameShark cheating device is available for nearly every video game console made since the mid-90s. Although you normally must purchase one of these devices and attach it to your console to enable cheats, hardware emulators such as Visual Boy Advance come with GameShark functionality built-in. You can find GameShark codes published in online cheat databases, including GameShark's own official website, for use with the Game Boy Advance games of your choice. Though entering a code into VBA is very simple on a PC, Mac users will need to take a few extra steps to get their codes to…
If a key on your Ubuntu keyboard is set to the wrong output, you can adjust it to the correct setting by remapping the particular problematic key. After fixing the problem, set up a startup application for the correction, so that you don't have to fix the issue of having the incorrect output every time you log in to your computer.
"Neopets" is a online browser-based game in which you complete various quests and recruit a number of friendly pets to train and love. One of the quests available in "Neopets" is the Hunt for Worms quest in Moltara. This quest tasks you with locating a number of hidden worms in order to fuel a empty lantern. Fueling the lantern will allow you to wear the lantern to see when you are traveling in dark areas, such as caves.
Ventrilo's voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) software provides a free way for users to communicate over the Internet. The software is especially popular with gamers because of its ability to function at a minimal capacity in the background while a game runs. But if you can't get your microphone to work with Ventrilo, the software is all but useless. There are a few things you can do to get your microphone working with Ventrilo.
Although Visual Basic.Net does provide splash-screen capabilities in the project properties window, there are advantages to rolling your own. A custom splash screen offers more flexibility, better control of the time-out process and the form can double as the Help-About form. Simply create a modal dialog form with a built-in timer that closes the form after a predefined interval. Follow these steps to create your own custom splash screen.
Getting the Wi-Fi Protected Setup feature of the Nintedo DSi to work will allow you to connect your hand-held gaming device to your wireless network and play against other players in your favorite games. WPS features allow devices from different manufacturers to connect wirelessly over an encrypted network. Activate the WPS feature of your router to get the WPS setup feature of the Nintendo DSi to work.
AirPlay is a feature exclusive to portable Apple devices running iOS 4 for wirelessly transmitting music, photo streaming and videos through a shared wireless network. Airplay also allows you to transmit media from iTunes on your computer to your Apple TV to provide a surround sound experience throughout your home. Airplay is compatible with the iPhone 3GS and newer, iPad and third-generation iPod Touch devices, and computers running Mac OS X 10.6 or later.
iWeb is WYSIWYG -- What You See Is What You Get -- website building software designed specifically for Macintosh computer users. Once you build a website with iWeb, the next step is to start generating traffic to your site. One way to do this is to add a Facebook “Like” button. A Like button promotes word-of-mouth advertising. Everytime a website visitor clicks “Like” for your website, it is added to his activity stream, notifying other Facebook users of your site.
In addition to providing users a way to make voice calls to their contacts over the Web, Skype offers a service for making video calls. The video call function in Skype relies on your computer’s internal webcam or the external imaging device connected to your computer. To work properly with Skype the driver supporting your webcam must be up-to-date and the webcam must be selected in Skype.
The AirTurn BT-105 is a hands-free pedal accessory that allows you to use your feet to move through pages on a computer or iPad app. When used in conjunction with Gigbook, which is a PDF sheet music application for the iPad, you can freely turn through pages of sheet music without taking your hands off of your instrument. The BT-105 is a Bluetooth device, so it must be paired with your iPad before you can use it with the Gigbook application.
Gearhead Garage provides a virtual space for car enthusiasts to create 3-D models. The software conceptualizes custom-built cars from scratch or using premade templates. If you want to use Gearhead Garage for your next auto project, you’ll find that this software was initially designed for Windows XP, and you need to adjust some settings before it will work in Windows Vista.
High-Definition Media Input (HDMI) is the industry-standard for displaying video in high definition when using your Sanyo HDTV and a HD-capable device such as a PlayStation 3. A high-speed HDMI cable is recommended when connecting a video game system to a HDTV. Consider several issues when troubleshooting HDMI display problems with a PlayStation 3 on your Sanyo HDTV.
Although many construction bids are open to all general contractors, some may be invitation-only or have other requirements that must be met to submit a bid. For example, bidding on a large, commercial building might require several years of experience and a high-dollar insurance policy before a general contractor receives an invitation to bid. If you want an opportunity to bid on a project, you can take a few steps to get it, if you meet the qualifications.
"MapleStory" is a side-scrolling, role-playing game where your character fights monsters to gain rewards. To make the fights easier, your character equips weapons, armor and other items. You can enhance these items by using equipment enhancement scrolls. When these scrolls are applied, you can randomly increase an item's stats, allowing you to take on more powerful creatures for better rewards. The scrolls drop off bosses and monsters when defeated.
Get the Netflix streaming video service working on your computer by connecting to your Westell router's network. While Netflix first gained popularity for offering physical DVDs, it includes a streaming feature that allows you to stream movies and TV shows right to your computer, Blu-ray player or game console. Connect your computer to the Westell router to begin enjoying streaming content on your monitor in just a couple clicks of the mouse.
Vuze supports most devices that use the Android mobile platform. When you drag and drop a video file you downloaded online to the "Device Playback" area, it begins to convert the video into a format suitable for your Android device. If the process is not working for you, then either your device is one of the rare Android phones that isn't supported, or you have not followed the right steps to get it working.
Get Pandora to work on a BlackBerry smartphone, even if you plan to use the device outside the United States. Although BlackBerry Internet data plans sometimes work internationally, the costs and periodic outages can make using them to access Pandora problematic. A cheaper, more reliable option is to connect the BlackBerry to a nearby wireless network before you open the Pandora Internet radio application.
It can be frustrating not having complete access to the “PlayStation Network” if you have a GEN-D3 Sony PlayStation Portable device (PSP). The “PlayStation Network” allows you to play games online with your friends and download game demoes, game trailers and additional gaming content straight to your gaming device. With PSN on your PSP, you can play PSN games on the go. Only PSP owners who have version 5.50 GEN-D3 on their devices have this PSN issue. This issue can be resolved with the help of a computer.
If you run Ubuntu, the Linux-based operating system, then you will know that certain devices are not fully compatible with your computer. The Sony PlayStation Portable, or PSP, is a device that automatically works and connects to your Ubuntu desktop and is even recognized by the device manager so appears in the graphical user interface. However, ejecting and unplugging your PSP properly once you have finished is very important. If you do not, you run the risk of permanently damaging your hardware.
To watch streaming videos from Hulu on your Android tablet, you will need to download and install the Hulu application from the Android Market. Although the application is free to download, Hulu does charge a monthly fee to playback movies and television shows on your Android tablet. As of September 2011, the fee to use Hulu on your Android tablet is $7.99 per month, and you can cancel your subscription at any time.
The Genesis Plus GX PS3 application brings the fun of Sega Genesis games to the Sony PlayStation 3. Getting the application to work takes a little knowledge on how to install package files, but once installed it can be run like any other PS3 application.
Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking website that you can use to set up your own custom blog and fill it with text posts, pictures and videos. Many Tumblr users like to post animations and other images saved as Graphics Interchange Format, or GIF, files. To get GIFs to display on your Tumblr page, you’ll need to embed them in a new text post and link to the files' URLs.
RoboForm is an application that simplifies the Internet login process. To make RoboForm work in your Mac browser, your computer must meet the minimum requirements.The Mac version creates a toolbar in Safari, and it's compatible with Mac OS X 10.5 and above. It automatically saves your usernames and passwords, so it's no longer necessary to remember them. RoboForm also stores identities, which allows you to complete entire Web forms with one click.
Unlike previous PlayStation gaming consoles, PlayStation 3 includes a wireless feature that allows you to connect headphones or headsets to listen to your games while your playing and connect and chat with other users online. Bluetooth headphones can be paired with your gaming console to offer the convenience of talking and listening to content no matter where you are in the room. Connecting and pairing your wireless headphone with your PS3 takes minutes to complete.
The iRig Mic, released by IK Multimedia, is a full-sized and fully functional microphone designed for use with the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Using the AmpliTube application, previously released for use with the iRig for electric instruments, effects can be applied to microphone input and recordings can be made on the fly wherever you can take your iOS device.
Netflix is a video streaming service you can access from both Windows and Apple computers. However, before using the Netflix website on a Mac computer, it must meet the minimum system requirements. Your Mac computer must have Mac OS X Tiger version 10.4.11 or higher installed and be Intel-based. Additionally, It must have at least 1GB of RAM installed and run version 3 of Safari or higher. After your Mac meets the operating system, memory and processor requirements, use the Software Update utility to update the version of Mac OS X Tiger or Safari to acceptable standards.
The Sony PSP is a capable mobile gaming platform that can also play classic PSone games. When the PSone game is converted into a PSP eboot file, a "keys.bin" file is also created. Both of these files are necessary to have when playing the eboot file on the PSP. To get the eboot to work, you need to save the eboot and keys file in the proper folder on the PSP memory stick.
The Navman S series of global positioning systems can pair with a mobile phone using the Bluetooth connection. Once you pair the two devices, you can read short messaging service messages on your Navman. You may find it easier to read the messages on the screen of your Navman GPS instead of fumbling for your phone while driving. Some phones call SMS messages text messages.
The Sony PlayStation 3, or PS3, gaming console supports a range of high-definition visual modes such as 720p and 1080p. By default, your PS3 is automatically configured to display the highest possible visual mode when connected to an HDTV. However, you can also manually set your HDTV to display the 720p mode by configuring your PS3’s display settings.
"Uncharted 2: Among Thieves" was one of the top-rated games for the PlayStation 3 in 2009, and continues to rank among the highest-rated titles for the system. In the game you play as Nathan Drake, an Indiana Jones-type character trying to uncover the myth of the fleet of Marco Polo, which lost most of its ships on a voyage from China to Persia. Like all video games, "Uncharted 2" is normally played from the physical medium it comes on, but a little work on the PlayStation 3 allows you to play the game from an external hard drive.
Ubuntu is a free Linux-based operating system that you can use on your computer as an alternative to Microsoft Windows. Ubuntu supports most hardware that is compatible with Windows, including many wireless routers, which are required to broadcast "WiFi," or wireless, networks. Setting up your wireless router in Ubuntu is different than setting it up in Windows, but by reading your wireless router's instructions and learning your router's MAC code and SSID, you can have your wireless network running in no time.
Navigon MobileNavigator is a GPS application that allows your Android device to replace the dedicated GPS in your vehicle. Like a true GPS, MobileNavigator shows 3D maps in addition to the standard 2D maps that come with most GPS apps. It also reads off streets by name, instead of the generic turn directions on most apps. You can download and install Navigon MobileNavigator through the Android Market application on your Android device.
You can use your Dre Beats headphones for listening to the audio from your Xbox by connecting the headphones to the TV or console. Since the Xbox uses a standard 2.5mm audio connection for Xbox Live, you can also use the Dre Beats headset to communicate with your teammates while playing. The Dre Beats headphones use a 3.5mm connector, which means you will need to use an adapter if you plan on using them for Xbox Live. If you are using it for audio only, you may need an RCA to 3.5mm adapter if your TV does not have a…
When a PlayStation 3 that is set for HDMI output is connected to an external device using the AV composite connection, no video or audio appears on the external display. This problem is common if you are using a refurbished console or a new external display that doesn’t have an HDMI input. To fix this problem, reset the PS3's factory video and audio settings, then reconfigure the system for the new connection mode.
In "Garry's Mod," players are not given a specific set of objectives or goals that must be met to achieve an ending as in other games. Instead, it is a "sandbox" physics game where players are given hundreds of objects and left to entertain themselves. One object you can spawn is a balloon deployer, which literally deploys balloons when you press a button. The balloon deployer is an already created object, so getting it to work is as simple as spawning it in the world.
AceKard is a flash card system for Nintendo DS, DSi and 3DS. It supports custom programs, backup games and emulators that run ROMs of games from older consoles, such as the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Since the AceKard flash card is based on simple hardware (the standard SD card form factor) and software (largely contained in Windows File Explorer), manipulating the card to add custom applications is relatively user-friendly.
The GSnap pitch correction audio plug-in allows you to change the pitch of recorded audio. Because GSnap uses the Virtual Studio Technology platform, it runs in any audio software that includes VST support, including the free, open-source program Audacity. Once you've got GSnap working in Audacity, use it to subtly shift a singer's pitch back into key, or use more extreme settings to create a T-Pain-style effect. Before GSnap can work in Audacity, you must configure the software to scan for new plug-ins, then install the plug-in in the proper directory.
Time management is essential in the workplace. Limit procrastination and increase productivity by using teamwork to motivate coworkers to systematically work more efficiently. Open communication, team morale and friendly competition can unite co-workers to work faster and set higher goals on a daily basis. Co-workers must have effective listening skills, be willing to sacrifice, and have a good attitude to manage their time and work together as a team to finish work early for the better of the organization as well as personal gain.
Bullying in the workplace can be a challenging situation, especially if the bullying behavior comes from a supervisor. Bullying is not illegal in the United States unless it includes harassing behavior based on race, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or military status. However, working in a bullying atmosphere may be exceedingly difficult. If you cannot get work done when you are being bullied by your supervisor, you may need to find different employment.
A fireplace, as cozy as it is on a cold winter night, requires maintenance and observation to ensure it works correctly and efficiently when you want it. There are many issues that may prevent your fireplace from working properly, but you can troubleshoot the problem and get your fireplace working again within a few minutes.
R4 Cartridges are devices used with Nintendo portable gaming consoles. R4 cartridges allow you to load multiple games onto one cartridge. Normally, you would have to swap cartridges out every time you want to play a game but with the R4, a selection of games can be stored all in one place. You can still connect your device to a Wi-Fi network if you are playing a game loaded on a R4 cartridge.
One of the features of the Android Kyros tablet is the device's ability to connect to available Wi-Fi networks. The Kyros can connect to both secured and unsecured Wi-Fi networks, and once you set up your Kyros to recognize a specific Wi-Fi network, the tablet will automatically make the connection to the Wi-Fi network when in range.
As a quad-band Global Systems for Mobile Communications device, the AT&T BackFlip is compatible with T-Mobile's cellular network. However, AT&T locks the BackFlip, and you will need to unlock the device prior to using it with a T-Mobile subscriber identity module (SIM) card.
Barnacle Wifi Tether is a free app for Android phones that allows you to share your phone's wireless Internet connection through Wi-Fi. The app will work with any phone that can access the Android Market, but your phone must be unlocked or "rooted." Barnacle's interface is designed for novice users; if you've already rooted your Android phone, using Barnacle should be straightforward.
Some plug-ins, including Adobe Flash Player, enable users to access multimedia devices -- such as microphones or webcams -- from within Mozilla Firefox. You can even use Bluetooth devices, such as headsets, from within Firefox, depending on the abilities of the plug-in. To get Firefox to work with Bluetooth, configure Windows to detect Bluetooth devices, then install the device to the computer.
Banshee is an open source audio and video player and music organization. It can be used to manage the music contained on your hard drive or on your iPod, mp3 player or smart phone. Banshee can be used to create playlists and download podcasts and play Internet radio stations. As of Ubuntu version 11.04 (Natty), Banshee is the default music player. It can be installed on other versions of Ubuntu through the software repository.
The Netflix Android application allows you watch movies on your Android. It is only available for a small number of Android devices through the Android market. The Motorola Droid X smartphone is included in the list of supported devices. You must have a Netflix account to view the movies. You must also be located in a 3G coverage area or have access to a wireless Internet connection.
The HTC HD2 is a Windows Mobile smartphone with a unique ability -- thanks to a dedicated group of software developers and hackers, the HD2 is capable of running several builds of Android. If you've put Android on your HD2 and you're new to the operating system, you might be wondering how to get the GPS working on your device.
Through the use of firmware updates, Sony is constantly adding features to the PlayStation 3 system. One such feature that was added after the system's release is the system's ability to connect to and play content on a 3-D high-definition TV. Once the PS3 system is connected to a 3-D enabled HDTV, you can configure the system to work with the TV through the system's Settings menu.
"Disney Epic Mickey" is a video game about Mickey Mouse with several two-dimensional transitional stages named after old cartoons. The only way to access the transitional stage during the "Mickeyjunk Mountain" level is by activating a broken crane. Doing this opens the first "Alpine Climbers" stage, which you must pass to climb further up Mickeyjunk Mountain.
Gravel suction tubes and vacuums are essential equipment for maintaining a healthy, well-balanced aquarium. These machines remove excess biological and chemical particles that have accumulated in the gravel of an aquarium and can help prevent disease and unwanted algae growth. Getting a gravel suction tube and vacuum to work requires assembling the machine properly and maintaining it to prevent clogs and punctures, which may cause a reduction in suction power.
Connecting your iPod to your Linksys wireless router allows you to access the Internet on your iPod. Once you are connected to the Linksys wireless network, you can use the Safari Internet browser, check email, browse the App Store and iTunes, or use any of the apps that require an Internet connection. Connecting to the Linksys wireless router can be done from the "Wireless" section in your iPod Touch settings, and takes less than five minutes to do.
"Big Nate Island" is one of many adventure games on the "Poptropica" game site. It follows the story of a Poptropican student as he butts heads with his school's staff and faculty. One of the final puzzles the player has to solve is how to ring the school bell. Although the player can reach it at any time by jumping on the school's roof, he needs to get the bell's clapper. Once he rings the bell, some students will move to new locations, granting him access to previously unreachable areas.
The iChat program is a instant message chat that allows you to connect and communicate with other iChat users on the Internet. Screen sharing is one feature provided with the iChat software. This allows you to connect to another user and share a screen between both chatters. When you share a screen, both users can see everything on the screen and control windows and applications. Both users must have Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and must activate the “Screen Sharing” setting on the Mac.
"FileSonic" is an online sharing service that allows you to upload and download files. While you can buy a premium FileSonic account that allows you to upload or download files up to 5GB in size, you can opt for a free account. This gives you a maximum of 400MB per file to work with. Because files on FileSonic are often split up to make them easier to download, such programs as "IDM" (Internet Download Manager) allows you to queue up files to better manage them.
As the player wanders through towns and cities in "Pokemon: Emerald," the opportunity to shop in PokeMarts arises. While players can purchase items like regular Pokeballs, healing potions or defense items from the PokeMart, only the use of a GameShark can create a Mod Shop. The Mod Shop enables players to purchase rare items or items that cannot be purchased, such as berries, all Pokeballs or all hold items. Players should use caution when using cheat codes, as the codes can destroy saved game data.
When you launch the IMVU online chatting application for the first time, Windows 7 may display a prompt asking you if you want to allow the program through the Windows Firewall. If you block the program, you will be unable to log in to IMVU and chat with your friends, as the firewall prevents the IMVU software from accessing the Internet. Windows allows you to customize the settings for the firewall by making exceptions for programs that you know are safe. Create an exception for IMVU in the Windows Firewall to allow the program and begin chatting online.
It is a natural feeling to want to help others in need, and through various humanitarian causes, you can work to make another person’s life just a little bit better. Humanitarian aid runs the gamut from traveling to distant countries and working with charities on location to simply donating money or needed materials so humanitarian causes can have an easier time getting their work done. If you want to get involved with humanitarian aid but are not sure where to begin, there are plenty of options available to you.
Pokémon modifier codes only work with the DS Action Replay device. The Action Replay device allows users to input cheat codes into games, like the Pokémon modifier codes. The Pokémon modifier codes change different aspects of the Pokémon in the game. For example, the wild Pokémon modifier code turns every Pokémon into a wild Pokémon you can catch. As long as you have the “Pokémon HeartGold” game cartridge as well as the Action Replay device, you can use the modifier codes on the game.
On their own, laptops and desktops are usually poor presentation tools. If they have LCD screens, then they'll suffer from a reduced viewing angle. If you're presenting to a larger audience, then their small screens can be difficult to see. Projectors solve both these problems, and by connecting one directly to your PC you can present the information on your hard drive to a large audience. If your computer is connected to the Internet, you can even broadcast websites to your viewers, including streaming video and prefab presentations.
Yamaha's PortaTone PSR-260 is a portable synthesizer keyboard originally released in 2000. Intended for less experienced players and students, it comes with a comprehensive suite of built-in learning tools, as well as basic MIDI functionality. The PSR-260 can exchange MIDI data with almost any device compatible with standard MIDI, making it possible to use the PSR-260 to either control, or be controlled by, another MIDI device.
Job seekers today have many social media platforms available where they can network with others. However, those who are trying to get a job should not overlook the power of LinkedIn. The site is geared toward professionals and allows them to build a profile that will highlight their skills for potential employers. Users can build a network of professional contacts and tap into that network for assistance to find a job and acquire recommendations.
Skype offers a fully functional mobile application for Android-enabled devices. With this Skype application, you can have instant message chats with, and make voice calls and video calls to your Skype contacts over your cellular service provider's third-generation cellular network. You can download and install the free Skype application directly from the Android Market.
Netflix allows you to stream movies and television programs through Netflix-ready devices such as your computer or PlayStation 3. The console does not come with the Netflix software installed, causing confusion among gamers trying to activate their accounts. In order for the video streaming service to work on your PS3, you must download the Netflix program. Then load the program and sync your Netflix account with the PS3.
Cafe World is a social networking game developed by Zynga. In the Cafe World game, you get to run your own virtual restaurant by choosing the dishes to prepare and serve in your restaurant. You then move through the ranks of the culinary world by earning points from other Cafe World participants. To play Cafe World on your Android device, you need to download and install the Cafe World application from the Android Market.
Norstar intercoms provide many users with quick and convenient access to more complicated telephone and intercom systems for home, office, and larger corporate uses. As with any technology, Norstar's functions are not flawless and can sometimes be difficult for the beginning user to sort out. While the Norstar telephone system covers a much broader range of functions than just the intercom function, the intercom is still a great means of communicating without tying up other phone lines. If you are having trouble with your Norstar intercom system, some tips can help troubleshoot.
Just because the PlayStation 3 can output its video and audio in high definition doesn't mean you have to connect it to a newer TV with a high definition audio/video cable. You can connect the PlayStation 3 to any TV with a standard audio/video input, such as the RCA TruFlat line of TVs. The RCA TruFlat TV offers at least one standard audio/video input on the back of the TV and one more on the front. You can connect your PlayStation 3 to an RCA TruFlat TV using the standard audio/video cable that came with the gaming console.
"Expert Chess" is a computer game originally designed for Windows 3.1. It is a single-player chess game that can be played in 2D or 3D mode, and it features a number different game boards. You can choose your computer opponent's skill level, making it an excellent learning tool. Since the program was designed for Windows 3.1, it may not work on Windows XP without a little tweaking, but Windows XP provides compatibility tools to get older programs working properly.
The Nook Color, an electronic e-reader running a slimmed-down version of the Android operating system, can be "rooted," or unlocked to run the full Android operating system. A rooted Nook plays games, music and videos. With TouchDown, a commercial app, you can access Microsoft Exchange Server corporate email on a Nook, and the e-reader's free email program can gather data from several email accounts, including Yahoo!, Hotmail and Gmail. Gmail is given special distinction on a rooted Nook's Android operating system because it and Android are both Google products.
The HTC Evo 4G smartphone features a Micro USB port, which you can use to connect the phone to a wall outlet or computer to charge the phone's battery. If you don't want to deal with the hassle of plugging your Evo in every time you want to recharge it, you can charge your Evo by placing it on a Powermat, which uses inductive charging technology to provide wireless power to your Evo and other mobile devices.
Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux operating systems available today. Many people new to Linux and Ubuntu do not realize the availability of programs available to the OS. Ubuntu is capable of playing many popular massively multiplayer online role-playing games. Some of these games run natively, while others run through a compatibility layer of Microsoft Windows called Wine. Once installed, you will have the same access to the game that everyone else has on their Windows machines.
"The Sims 3" is a computer role playing game that allows you to create virtual characters known as Sims. By default, adult Sims have more relationship options than teenage Sims. This can be changed by installing the Inteen3 modification, or "mod" for short. Once installed in the game, teenagers will be able to "woohoo" with other teens, propose marriage and get pregnant. Because this mod was released before version 1.2, the Inteen3 file must be placed in "Program Files" rather than "My Documents."
Your Pandigital Novel device can play Internet radio using the Pandora Android application. Before downloading the application, however, you must instruct your Novel to accept applications from "unknown sources" such as Pandora. Once you adjust this setting, download and install the Pandora Android application from the Pandora website.
Phillips Magnavox TVs come in variety of models that include old CRT monitors, and new flat screen LCDs and plasmas. This allows you to connect your PS3 gaming console using variety of ways. PS3 gaming consoles output content in hi-definition and standard-definition. With this capability, you can choose the connection method your Magnavox TV supports. Connecting your PS3 to your TV is a quick and simple process. Within minutes, you can be playing your favorite games, watching videos or browsing the Internet.
You can activate the HDMI port on your ProScan TV to display video and picture in the highest possible resolution. HDMI, or high definition multimedia interface, is a connection standard that is supported by the electronics industry to deliver full HD content between a source and a display. The dual capabilities of the cable allow you to clear up the tangle of wires behind your home theater system and make connections in just a minute or two.
Many educators and supervisors have experienced the frustration of students who are capable of working quickly -- whether it is a school assignment or an after-school job -- but seem to lack the motivation to accomplish the assigned task in a timely manner. It is important to encourage students to work efficiently as their ability allows for the sake of their own future development and opportunities. There are several ways to get a student to work faster.
PS3 is a multimedia gaming console that not only allows you to play your favorite games in 3D, it also allows you to browse the Internet, watch HD Blu-ray discs, listen to music and view phvoto slideshows. PS3s are compatible with both standard-definition and high-definition Proscan TVs. Because PS3s output content in both resolutions, you can connect your game to your TV using a variety of connections.
Today's computer technology and artists' continuing innovation and creativity have combined to make it possible to apply your art to everyday objects -- even on cigarette lighters. There are a number of ways to apply your art work to lighters, one of which is to use design software, special paper and a color printer.
IPrint&Scan is a free printing application for the iPad available from Apple's App Store. This application allows you to print images from your iPad's image library on your networked Brother printer. Once you download and install the printer on your iPad, the application will automatically search for and find compatible Brother printers currently installed on the same Wi-Fi network used by your iPad device.
Connecting your PlayStation 3 to your Vizio flat-panel display can be done by using the standard Sony AV connection cables or by connecting an HDMI cable. Standard cables are not able to produce as clear of a picture or sound as the HDMI cable. For smaller sized Vizio TVs, the HDMI cable will not offer as wide of a gap in performance. Larger screens will show the difference in clarity and make the expense of buying the HDMI cables worth the investment.
The GameShark is a third-party peripheral that allows you to access cheat codes and other hacks not normally found in games for a variety of consoles, including the PlayStation and PlayStation 2. The device comes in two forms: CD and an accessory that plugs into the back of its respective console. The PlayStation 3 (PS3) does not share the same ports of the PSX and PS2 though, so the CD version of the accessory that is compatible with the console is required.
"Naruto Shippuuden: Legends: Akatsuki Rising" is a video game based on the "Naruto Shippuuden" anime and manga series and is exclusive to the PlayStation Portable. The game closely follows the events surrounding the mysterious group of renegade ninja known as "Akatsuki." "Naruto Shippuuden: Legends: Akatsuki Rising" combines elements of the 3-D adventure and 3-D arena fighting genres of video games. Getting the game to work on your system is as simple as correctly loading it into the console and launching it from the PSP main menu.
Lightbox for WordPress is a plug-in that adds the lightbox effect to image-viewing on your WordPress site. Instead of your images opening in a new window or tab, or even opening as a post, each image opens in a pop-up box with navigation symbols and a transition fade effect if there are multiple images on the page. It is a huge upgrade for any site, and although there are many similar effects available now, LightBox was one of the original plug-ins in this category, and continues to be available in versions 2 and 3.
Defiant students pose a challenge for teachers. Signs of defiance can include talking back, emotional outbursts, a lack of self-control and disrespectful or inappropriate laughter. A defiant student may exhibit signs of withdrawal from the classroom environment. In these cases the student does not act out, but neither does he follow directions. A withdrawn defiant student may sit with his book closed during a reading assignment or may even put his head down on the desk. Teachers learn a variety of strategies for dealing with defiant students in most professional preparation programs.
Razer Megalodon is a gaming headset with built-in 7.1 Surround Sound with Razer Maelstrom Audio Engine technology. This gaming headset has an internal sound card, which stops its surround sound needs from burdening your gaming device or computer CPU. The Razer Megalodon headset can work with your PlayStation 3 gaming system.
Using a headphone allows you to listen to TV without disturbing others around you. Some Samsung televisions have the option of connecting a headset to a built-in headphone jack. The TVs that are 27 inches and under are more likely to have headphone jacks. If your Samsung TV doesn't have a headphone jack, you may be able to use an adapter for the TV's audio output. Whether it will work depends on how the audio source is connected to the TV.
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) SixAxis and DualShock 3 controllers have a variety of features that are attractive to PC gamers, including a rumble function, dual analog sticks and wireless Bluetooth. In 2009, a set of hardware drivers was released; the drivers supported PS3 controllers on PCs, albeit with limited functionality. Thankfully, a newer driver package has been released since then: the MotioninJoy PS3 controller driver, which supports either wired USB or wireless Bluetooth connectivity.
If you'd rather keep your hands warm and still use your iPhone, you can purchase specialty gloves designed for use with touch-screens. The iPhone responds to touch commands from your fingertips to open applications and enter text into the phone, and will not respond when you are wearing gloves, due to the glove's fabric blocking the iPhone's sensor. The device's sensor detects where your finger touches the screen, and responds by performing an action based on what was touched.
WordPress does not come with a built-in function to determine whether a post is part of a blog's featured content. Several plug-ins offer "featured content" functionality, but if you want to edit your theme or build one that supports featured content, you can add the functionality yourself. Duplicate your "loop," the code that cycles through posts and posts them on your blog, and add a query to look for posts in the "featured" category. Add a "featured" category for your posts if you do not already have one.
The iPad is a new tablet computer created by Apple. It has many of the same features as the iPhone and the iPod Touch, but cannot make phone calls. A large selling point of these devices is the vast range of applications available for download. To use the Scrabble app on your device, you must purchase it from the app store.
The third generation games of the Pokemon series -- "Pokemon Ruby," "Sapphire" and "Emerald" -- were the first Pokemon games for the Nintendo Game Boy Advanced handheld system. The cartridges included an internal battery which controlled an internal clock that affected the availability and effects of some events. However, these batteries have been known to die on the aging cartridges, forcing some players to download digital copies of the game to access the full features. The VisualBoy Advanced (VBA) emulator is able to emulate the internal battery's functions.
Fancast, rebranded as Xfinity TV, is a service of Comcast that allows subscribers to watch TV shows online. The service is compatible with Internet Explorer and Firefox. In order to watch shows through the Xfinity TV service, you must be a subscriber of Comcast and you must have a computer with an Internet connection.
In addition to its gaming capabilities, the PlayStation 3 is also a media player that supports Blu-rays, DVDs and a variety of video formats. Although the standard PS3 controller can be used to control all of the aforementioned media, the official Blu-ray remote is designed to manipulate video playback and looks like a regular remote control. Before the Blu-Ray remote will work, it must be paired with the PS3.
The elevator in the online game "Poptropica" is part of the mission on Steamworks Island. The game is set up for players to complete quests on different islands. The Steamworks Island is seemingly deserted, and your character only encounters robots. You must follow a specific path and solve a puzzle to access and use the elevator.
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides financial assistance to individuals who aren't able to work because of a disabling condition. The program pays monthly benefits to beneficiaries and their dependents, and it provides medical coverage to benefit recipients. If your husband qualifies for SSDI, you may be able to receive benefits under his work record.
"Zombie Cafe" is a game for smartphones. In this game you take on the role of a restaurant owner and zombie lord, staffing your establishment with the undead as a creative way of cutting back on costs. Unfortunately your zombies can only work so hard for so long, so it pays to know how to get the most work out of your zombies and when to give things a rest.
You might assume that when your lighter stops working, the only option you have is to throw it away. However, by learning just a little bit about the inner workings of the lighter and what makes it spark, you may be able to get a broken lighter to work. Using repair techniques instead of throwing the lighter out can help you save money, and it can also help prevent a great deal of future frustrations.
Properly connecting MIDI devices so that they are able to communicate and work together is a necessary skill in almost any studio. Most MIDI devices come with at least two MIDI ports: "MIDI IN" and "MIDI OUT." Many devices also include a "MIDI THRU" port. "MIDI IN" ports send MIDI data, and "MIDI OUT" ports receive MIDI data. "MIDI THRU" ports send MIDI data received by the "MIDI IN" port to other devices unchanged. MIDI cables must be inspected and used properly in order for interconnected devices to work together correctly.
Dolphin is a software application designed to emulate the environment of the Nintendo Gamecube and Nintendo Wii video consoles so games designed for these consoles can be played on a PC. Though the Dolphin emulator currently only supports Gamecube and Wii games, it can be configured to work on a PS3 dual shock controller following the installation of the correct drivers on your computer.
A headset equipped with a quality microphone is generally the most optimal device for voice communication over the Internet. If you would like to use a headset with the Ventrilo voice program, configure the volume of your microphone to an appropriate level suitable for your new device. Get the sound in Ventrilo to work properly with your headset by configuring the device in the Microsoft Microphone Setup Wizard, and by ensuring the Ventrilo software is set to use your hardware.
Cydget is an application available to jailbroken iPhones through the Cydia App Store. It allows users to customize the appearance of the iPhone's lock screen. Through a series of extensions, also available in Cydia, users can access both local information, such as missed calls or emails, as well as browser-based information, such as Facebook and Twitter feeds. Until recently, Cydget was unavailable to iPhone users on iOS 4.0 or higher. As of April 2011, however, the program has been updated to support iOS versions 2.2 to 4.3..
DOSBox is a program designed to emulate the DOS operating system on modern computers. It can be useful for playing games or running programs originally designed for DOS. DOSBox uses the sound card installed in your computer, but emulates the connection to the sound card that an older DOS program would normally expect. If you're not getting sound from your DOS game within DOSBox, there are a few steps you can try to fix the problem.
"Sims 3" is a computer game that allows players to create virtual characters known as Sims. In previous games, Sims were restricted to their homes, unable to leave unless it was to disappear in a "rabbit hole" that players could not see into. "Sims 3" improved this by adding cities that characters could explore. Most cities are loosely based on real cities. One city, however, is a near replica of America's capitol, Washington D.C. If players would like to increase the real life feel, they can add modifications (mods) to the game.
The PS3 gaming console has USB input ports that support a variety of electronic devices, including controllers and headsets. It is possible to use a wireless Bluetooth headset with your PS3, but if you have a wired headset, such as a Tritton gaming headset, it will connect via the USB port on the console. Setup of your headset won't take long and when it is finished you will be able to communicated with other gamers while you play using the built-in mic.
ISO files made from Sony PSP games can be played on the PSP without the need for the game disc inside of the PSP. Unfortunately, you need to properly configure the Sony PSP before the ISO files can be used successfully with the PSP. When properly configured, games such as "Motorstorm" can now be used on the PSP without the need for any disc, on any type of PSP firmware.
Installing SourceMod on your "Team Fortress 2," or TF2, server allows you and other administrators on the server to use shortcuts to various admin commands. It also lets you install other server plug-ins that require SourceMod to work. "Team Fortress 2" is an online computer game that requires players to connect to servers before being able to play. Contrary to many other online games, anyone can create his own "Team Fortress 2" server and customize it by adding plug-ins to it.
"Poptropica" offers many different themed islands to enjoy adventures on. The Astro-Knights island blends the medieval and science fiction as you encounter the Knights of Arcturus and space travel. To make your way up into the stars though, you must mend the broken spaceship you find in the game. While it may be operational, it has no fuel.
The Sciphone is a dual-sim phone manufactured by a China-based company, Bluelans Communications. The phone has two versions: a 3G model that looks like the original Apple iPhone and a 4G model that resembles the iPhone 4G. One feature of the Sciphone is a built- in orientation sensor. The orientation sensor changes the orientation of your screen when performing tasks such as viewing videos or browsing the web.
PSP Messenger is a messaging program for your PSP device. It syncs up with Windows Live (formerly MSN) Messenger to allow you to chat with your friends from your handheld. However, getting PSP Messenger to work requires more than just installing it. This may be enough for a stand-alone application, but to message people you need to connect your Windows Live Messenger account to the PSP device. This requires an additional few steps from your Web browser.
The Verizon FiOS DSL service provides broadband Internet connection for the computers in your home or office. The FiOS service includes a DSL gateway that combines the functions of a DSL modem and wireless router into one device, so you don't have to go out and buy additional hardware to connect multiple computers. Once your FiOS is set up, it will take only a few clicks of the mouse to get your wireless working.
The PlayStation 3 supports Bluetooth headsets and USB microphones for games that support voice chat. Through voice chat, you can communicate instantaneously via voice with other players in the game. Most Bluetooth headsets and USB microphones are supported. Once the microphone has been connected to the PS3, the microphone must be configured within the Settings menu before it will work properly.
Picnik is a browser-based image editing program developed by Google. This website allows you to "grab" pictures stored online at various places including Flickr and Picasa to edit. Editing options ranges from very basic tasks such as cropping and flipping, to more premium choices including adding stickers and borders. Google's Picnik has also developed a Facebook app so users can easily edit their personal Facebook pictures, as well as their friends' pictures, without leaving the social networking website.
If you have access to a Wi-Fi connection, you can use your copy of "Pokemon HeartGold" to attend special Nintendo global events and trade Pokemon with friends. You can't connect the Nintendo DS to any connection that isn't wireless, so if you want to take part in Wi-Fi events you'll need to set up your home Verizon connection as a wireless network. Once your network is ready, connecting to events through "Pokemon HeartGold" is relatively straightforward.
You can make your soundboard mixer work with USB instruments by making the proper wire connections between them. Most computer studio setups consist of both a USB audio interface and a USB MIDI controller instrument. Placing the soundboard in between the USB audio interface and your reference monitor speakers allows for added mix control before amplification. You can connect all the gear needed to use your soundboard mixer together with your USB instruments in your digital studio setup in less than fifteen minutes.
Whether you are selling your old T-Mobile Sidekick or buying a used model, a time may come when you'll need to erase the user data. It's a good idea to erase your data before giving or selling your Sidekick to someone else; you don't want your information available to the new owner. You'll have to perform a master reset of the Sidekick system to clear the previous user's data and set up the phone for a new user.
Pogo games are online games which require Java, Adobe Flash player, and are only supported on Windows and Mac operating systems and certain Web browsers. That does not mean you cannot play Pogo games on Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex 8.10; there are a few things you can do to ensure that Pogo works well on your computer too.
Ubuntu has drivers included for most hardware in the Linux kernel, but some hardware is not supported. The Epson Perfection V500 Photo Scanner does not have an included open-source or proprietary driver for Linux. Epson also does not provide Linux support for this scanner, but there is one company, Avasys, that has developed a driver for it. The Avasys driver allows you to use your Epson V500 scanner with Ubuntu.
When getting into the world of online gaming, it can sometimes be difficult to keep track of all the different applications you need. If you're a regular Firefox user and have just downloaded Steam, you may not be clear on how to integrate this new program into your regular Internet habits. Understanding more about how the two programs coexist can make for a much smoother gaming session.
Ventrilo, often referred to as "Vent," is one of the most popular solutions for in-game voice communication. The free VoIP software works much like a two-way radio, requiring players to hold down a button while they are talking. Ventrilo is popular among gamers because it uses minimal system resources. Players use Ventrilo in many different games, not just "World of Warcraft." In WoW, many guilds and even pick-up groups, or PuGs, require that you have Ventrilo installed. Setting it up is normally quick and easy.
Skype is a communications software program that is available for many operating systems, which includes Linux. You can download it free from Skype.com and communicate with your contacts using video, audio or text-based chat. If you have a Logitech camera installed on your system, Skype can automatically configure it for you. Once you do this you can make video calls as often as you like.
Moving from the United States to another country involves a lot of paperwork and a lot of official processing. In order to secure a life in another country, you will need a job, a work visa, a place to live and perhaps some language skills. Moving from Michigan to Spain requires the same, but you will also need to select a Spanish city and get a work visa from the Spanish consulate in Chicago.
No matter what the economic circumstances are in a nation, employment is always a concern in different regions around the world. Not only is Florida known for its beaches, but industries such as theme parks, aerospace and agriculture are among its economic strengths. When you plan to find work in Florida, which covers 54,252 square miles of land, certain steps move you closer to acquiring a job.
Securing a visa to stay in the United Kingdom requires an intense application process. But some immigrants may find it a little easier to apply for a Tier One visa, which is based on a point system that awards those with higher education and English skills.
Visas allow foreign citizens to enter the U.S. legally. There are two types of visas. Noncitizens use nonimmigrant visas to visit the country temporarily. Individuals wishing to move the U.S. permanently obtain immigrant visas. When you apply for a visa, you enter personal information, such as name and address. If this information changes, you must notify U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services within 10 days of moving. The fastest way to do that is by updating the online form that the USCIS provides.
Using debit cards at ATMs abroad is one of the ways to ensure that you receive the best exchange rate for foreign currency. Debit cards provide easy access to your bank account and almost every location abroad, including restaurants, stores and tourist attractions, take this form of payment. While using the debit card is easy, preparation before you leave for your trip may be time consuming, but it is vital to avoid problems.
Visas are legal documents granted by a foreign country allowing you to enter that country for a particular amount of time and purpose. Japanese work visas are for foreign nationals coming to Japan for employment. Applying for a visa is not a complicated process, but it can be time-consuming. Expediting your work visa is a possibility to overcome the constraint of time.
Work permits for Australia, also known as work visas, are granted to those residents of other countries who meet the qualifications that the Australian government has established. To obtain a work permit for Australia, certain minimum requirements must be met. Applicants must be under 45 years of age, must be skilled in their field of work, and need to be prepared to quickly begin contributing to the economy of Australia.
The rules regarding coming to work in the UK changed in 2008. Now all working visa applications are decided by a points-based assessment. The assessment helps to classify applicants into different categories according to skill. Those applicants who are deemed to have a skill that a UK or 'settled' worker cannot fill will be considered for a working visa. Most applicants will need to have a job offer and a person willing to sponsor them before completing the assessment.
There are many opportunities and programs for Canadians to travel and work abroad.Travelling outside your own country is an adventure, but it can be expensive. Working while you are abroad gives you the funds to sustain yourself while exploring everything the country has to offer as well. Work abroad programs can range in length from a few months to two years and will provide you with various services, such as finding a job, getting a visa, procuring housing and offering other assistance while you are abroad. Each program is different, so it's best to know what each does and doesn't…
Whether you are transferring to an American-based company in the United Kingdom, or you are moving to make a life change, you must obtain a work permit to work in the United Kingdom. A work permit, or work visa, enables you to hold a job legally in the country for a specified amount of time. Upon receiving the work permit you can then apply for jobs in your field.
While moving to Australia might seem like a dream come true, immigration takes work. Australia expects all immigrants to have visas--which means the first step in moving to Australia is getting through the paperwork. Once future migrants have visa approval from the Australian government, they can move on to travel preparations. Arranging flights, housing and transportation in advance takes time, but these steps make the transition to Australia as comfortable as possible.
When traveling to the United Kingdom for business, you must obtain a work visa. Even if you are staying in the United Kingdom for less than 90 days to work, you must apply for permission to work in the country. For United States citizens, this can be done mostly online, but a meeting with an adviser is necessary to complete the application process.
For non-European Union (EU) citizens, obtaining a work permit in Europe requires time, patience and paperwork. Not only do you need to secure a job offer before you leave for Europe, the job must not be able to be filled by a citizen of the European Union. The countries in the EU have a variety of policies governing the granting of work permits, including residency requirements, education, training, and the specific agencies to which foreign workers must report while in Europe. However, there are several general techniques that you can use to begin the process of getting a European work…
Find yourself an adventure in Libya with a job in construction, oil, media or the NGO sector, the leading ex-pat employers. Acquiring a business visa or work permit in Libya requires the participation of your future employer, who will request a visa on your behalf before you even start the application process. Often, your family will be able to apply with you, but if not, you will have to wait until you are settled in Libya to invite them.
Working abroad in England can be a very rewarding experience. It gives you a chance to learn about another culture while also making money. On your time off, you can go sightseeing and see all kinds of castles, visit Stonehenge and see the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace in London. To be able to work in England, you have to first obtain a work visa.
Having a visa to visit the U.S. does not automatically mean that you have the right to work here. Work authorization must be applied for separately, and only certain categories of visa holders are eligible to apply. Generally speaking, you must either be sponsored by a company who wishes to hire you temporarily, or you must be able to show that you are in the process of transitioning toward becoming a permanent resident. Additionally, certain student visas will make you eligible for temporary work authorization either as a student or a limited period of time after you graduate.
"Non-Italian citizens who have a job offer in Italy or wish to work in Italy, either permanently or temporarily, must be provided with a work permit obtained by the prospective employer and must obtain a work visa from the Italian Consular authorities before coming to Italy," according to the United States Diplomatic Mission to Italy Web site. To apply for a working permit, you must submit a work permit along with a valid Italian visa.
Escaping to exotic Portugal to live and work is an enticing proposition. Besides occupying a prime piece of real estate with a mild climate in continental Europe, the country encompasses some of the most beautiful islands on earth: the Azores and Madeira islands. Imagining yourself strolling through historic Portuguese towns, cosmopolitan Lisbon and lush Porto vineyards is easy enough. Garnering a visa to work in Portugal is a challenge that requires planning, research and determination.
Australia is a popular destination for workers, but obtaining a work permit in Australia takes preparation and effort. Several work visas exist, but for those without a job offer in Australia, the Skilled Independent visa allows foreigners to migrate to Australia and work at their choice of jobs.
Traveling abroad is exciting, allowing for the opportunity to see new places and learn new things. If you have decided to work abroad, you will be required to obtain a work permit if you intend to stay in Germany for more than 90 days. Follow simple procedures to ensure everything goes smoothly as you apply for your German work permit. Once your application has been processed and you've received your work permit, you will be ready to find a job and enjoy new experiences while you live in Germany.
To work in the United Kingdom, you must hold a valid visa or work permit that allows you to accept certain types of employment in the country. You must get the visa before entering the United Kingdom, so you should apply in your country of residence, regardless of nationality. Currently, the United Kingdom operates a points-based migration system for considering visa applicants who wish to enter the country to work or study. This system is divided into five tiers aimed at different groups of migrants. Each tier has particular requirements to fulfill. Types of work visas include the Highly Skilled…
Not everyone needs an official Spanish work visa to work in Spain. Citizens of European Union (EU) member nations may travel and work in Spain without a work visa. However, people from non-EU nations must have a work visa to work in Spain. Once you have a job offer in Spain, obtaining a work visa is a matter of completing immigration paperwork and obtaining documents from your home country.
Singapore, a small island nation in Southeast Asia, is one of the smallest countries in the world. For those entering Singapore for business or employment, Singapore offers long-term visitor visas and either employment passes or work permits, depending on your expected monthly salary. If your expected monthly salary is less than 2,500 Singapore dollars, you qualify for a work permit. Those with salaries over 2,500 Singapore dollars require an employment pass. The application process is nearly the same for both.
All would-be Canadian expats who intend to work in Canada, even temporarily, are required to possess a work permit. While Canadian work visas are typically available only to those who have a job offer from a Canadian employer, prospective workers can also apply for a Canadian skilled workers visa, which can be obtained prior to securing employment. Regardless of which approach you decide to take, understanding the process is crucial when applying for a Canadian work visa.
Traveling comfortably is a major key when you go on trips. The ability to sleep, especially during long nighttime flights, will keep you fresh for your vacation or meeting the next morning. The window seat can sometimes be quite inconvenient for sleeping, but with the right preparation can be turned into a nice sleeping area.
The biggest hurdle you will face in trying to get offshore employment is the absence of offshore work experience. Once you get your foot in the door, it is like any other job: It's just a matter of sustaining your employer's interest in the necessity of keeping you, based on their experience with you.
Jacks make things easier when it comes time to level your RV. You don't have to keep driving back and forth, on and off boards and adding more and more boards to make sure you are level. It is important to keep your RV level to avoid problems with your kitchen appliances and to lie in bed. When trouble arises, there are some things you can check by yourself before consulting a professional.
American travelers who plan on staying in the UK for more than 90 days must apply for a visa, even if they are going to work.
The "Working Holidaymakers" visa was intended for foreigners interested in temporary work in the United Kingdom. However, this visa category was eliminated in November 2008. The new alternative is the "Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme," which is available to foreigners of specific age groups and nationalities who wish to experience life in the U.K. Tier 5 also allows eligible candidates the opportunity to work in the U.K. during a temporary holiday, but there is a different process for issuing visas to such people.
Requirements vary widely regarding employment authorization in a foreign country. For instance, you might have to demonstrate proof of an existing job offer. Most countries maintain simplified rules for a tourist or travel visa, which typically involves submitting a visa application along with the appropriate fee--as tourists generally are unable to work.
As the economy hits harder every month and social work jobs in the United States decline, social workers are smart to start looking elsewhere for employment. The United Kingdom is currently having the opposite social work crisis: There aren't enough qualified social workers to fill their well-paying positions! Learn what you need to do to pursue the amazing opportunity of taking a social work position in England.
For anyone who is preparing to live and work in Finland, one of the first hurdles they meet is the Finnish work visa application process. Unlike many countries, the work permit application itself is only a smaller part of the larger process of obtaining a residence permit. As far as residence and work visas are concerned, the Finnish application process is relatively easy, at least when compared to many from other countries. However, it still requires a certain attention to detail.
Although Canada has a reputation for a cosmopolitan openness in its relationship with international travelers, obtaining a Canadian work visa can still seem to be a challenging experience. However, the process, while involved and somewhat time consuming, is rather straightforward and relatively painless. While visiting Canada on vacation is easy to do, anyone who is not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident must have a visa to work in Canada.
Playing World of Warcraft can be very fun, but you spend most of your time traveling from one location to another in order to complete quests. There is an add-on that can help you achieve your goals with the least traveling possible. Here's how to get it and make it work.
You are vacationing in Brazil and lose your money. How do you get the money to pay your way? The obvious answer is "get a job!". Well, it is not quite that simple. Several countries implemented a Working Holiday Visa program, which allows a traveler to work and make money to help with expenses while visiting their country. But Brazil does not have a Working Holiday Visa with any country as the jobs are needed for their citizens. Additionally, residents of some countries can enter Brazil on a passport and no visa, as long as their stay does not exceed…
For those looking to work in China there are certain steps that must be taken to obtain a China "Z Visa," also known as a work visa. This visa is for non-Chinese citizens traveling to China on post or employment, as well as their families. It is important that every step is completed or your visa could be delayed or denyed.
Getting a job working for the subway system is just like getting any other type of job. Put in the time and effort to find out what jobs are available, complete the requirements and go through the application process. There are many jobs in the public transportation field, from janitors to station managers to accounts. Working for the subway can be a rewarding experience.
Many boats have been sunk or damaged in shallow waters. You can avoid this if you learn how to successfully navigate through these waters. Here are some tips.