Videos tagged with Hardware


Tekzilla Daily Tip #31: Say no thanks to the extra memory

Tekzilla Daily Tip #31: Say no thanks to the extra memory

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If you're buying a new laptop and want to save some money don't load out on memory at the manufacturer's store. Instead, skimp on the RAM and save at the checkout. Then, go to a place like Other World Computing, Kingston, NewEgg.com, Buy.com or Crucial.com to purchase the RAM you need. For example Apple sells their 4GB upgrade for the MacBook Pro for $700. At Other World Computing, you will see...

Tags: Apple, Technologies, Hardware, Revision3, Tekzilla, MacBook, Tekzilla Daily Tip



Systm #23: Motion Activated Silly String Shooter

Systm #23: Motion Activated Silly String Shooter

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It's Halloween again, instead of trick or treating, why not stay home and surprise the kids looking for treats with a shot of silly string at the back of their heads. Joey Rabier shows you this quick and easy mod to drive the neighborhood kids batty, just don't blame us if your house gets TP'd.  

Tags: Hardware, Systm, Revision3




Tekzilla Daily Tip #24: Clean Your Camera Lenses!

Tekzilla Daily Tip #24: Clean Your Camera Lenses!

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Smudges ruining otherwise perfect pictures? Patrick has a solution for cleaning your camera lenses. Sure, you worry about lighting, you worry about setting, and you worry about getting just the right framing for that perfect digital picture. But here's something else you should worry about, something that (subtly) ruins more digital photos than just about anything else. It's a dirty lens! How d...

Tags: Hardware, Revision3, Tekzilla, Tekzilla Daily Tip





Systm #22: Under the Sea with an R.O.V.

Systm #22: Under the Sea with an R.O.V.

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Taking on the deep abyss with such courage and the fortitude of a modern day Columbus, Brendan White and Dave Randolph launch their R.O.V. into the shallow end of the kiddie pool. We got our first prototype of a magnetic drive shaft out of the way and laid the ground work for future episodes. Using rare earth magnets from www.unitednuclear.com we placed opposite polls next to each other on the ...

Tags: Technologies, Hardware, Systm, Revision3


Systm #21: EcoSystm: Biodiesel!

Systm #21: EcoSystm: Biodiesel!

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Diesels get better mileage than gas engines. Biodiesel has a lower carbon footprint and supports farmers. Great reasons to dump a gas engine and run biodiesel. Want a better reason? Exxon made 36 Billion last year... you don't have to buy gasoline.   Welcome to EcoSystm #2. Listen up: first person to call Patrick a tree huggin' California Hippy for wanting to run biodiesel instead of gasol...

Tags: Technologies, Hardware, Systm, Revision3


Systm #20: Batteries: The Organic iPod/LiO Fire Battery Failures

Systm #20: Batteries: The Organic iPod/LiO Fire Battery Failures

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In our biggest failure since the WiFi Episode, Systm trys to power an iPod with Lemons and create a Lithium Ion battery fire. Find out what exactly a battery is... and why we want a battery tech breakthrough in the worst way. Before we start talking battery, let's get two things clear: First, use rechargeable batteries whenever possible. Second, you should properly recycle batteries whenever po...

Tags: Technologies, Hardware, Systm, Revision3, Patrick Norton, Dave Randolph