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Firefox – How to Change your search engine on the address bar.

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Firefox has this neat feature where it can be used as a search box as well. However, unlike the search box, it is reliant on Google. Sometimes, we need to give the other search engines a chance. So, in this TECHGEEK Quick Tip, we are going to teach you how to change the search feature on the address bar from Google to Yahoo and Windows Live. I bet you are […]

How to smash your iPhone in one day…

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Sooo, you want to smash your iPhone open? Well this is exacly what two guys done on youtube. Really all you have to do is get a big hammer and break it. So why don’t you try it yourself? Link.

Firefox – about:config? WTF!!

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Every singe function that Firefox does, including the "Awesome Bar", is controlled by a simple phrase that is to be typed into the address bar – about:config. While there are many reasons that you should not be changing anything on that page; like the application not working or making your entire browsing experience worse. But have no worry, TECHGEEK.com.au is pleased to show you some certain changes that can help […]

How to get songs off your iPod

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This tips & tricks post (yay!!!) was a request by my friend. I already have made one post about it – but since it was created in 2007, and since we shifted our focus from “you should know this already” to “we will help you anyway we can, with news, etc.”, I’ve decided to rewrite it. So, this is how you get all your songs off your iPod to your […]

CNET TV Embed Video? Easy!

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I really don’t believe in promoting other blogs, but this is kinda like a tip because I listen to Buzz Out Loud. While the video embed code is there already on some of the blogs run by CNET or their employees, CNET TV does not allow you to have an embed code. Well, TECHGEEK (which I should mention is not affiliated to CNET) has found a way. As well, I […]

How to minimize your chances of your Xbox failing

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I am writing this because I am one of a many loyal Xbox fans who has suffered from such problems as the ‘Ring of Death’. A friend of mine had the problem were his Xbox dashboard would work but the games weren’t reading, I will now go through some symptoms of a failing Xbox 360. 1. A short deep scratching noise is made when your console is first switched on. […]

Note to all you who still buy games the ol’ fashion way.

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To all of you people here in Australia I would like to bring something small and efficient to your attention. When you go to buy your games, I recommend going to JB HiFi first to check there price, because I can almost guarantee you would be saving money, but also to then go and price match at EB and get an extended warranty(its worth it). An example of this is […]

iPhone hack voids your warranty

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According to Engadget, Apple has been chasing down those who have unlocked their iPhone. A recent report has said that a person tried to get their iPhone, filled with third-party apps and unlocked, repaired. Apple refused, saying that “the warranty was voided,” and also saying that it was blacklisted. But the owner allowed him to return it and he got his money back, less the 10% restocking fee.

DIY ringtones disabled?

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The latest version of iTunes may have disabled some DIY ringtones for your iPhone, but it didn’t take long for another hack to get around. According to MacRumors, a user named ShadowFox has said that you have to flip a metadata bit and change the file extension to .m4r. Also, we have heard (via Engadget) that iToner still works. We are currently looking for truth into this.

Mac OS X on a PC

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CNET TV has a video explaining how to install Mac OS X on a PC, that’s great if you are too geeky to do it in the first place. WARNING: This may potentially damage your laptop, please do not try this unless you know what you’ll need to do. WARNING: This will infringe Apple’s EULA, copyright and/or DMCA.

Your Space not there? We can fix that…

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… Well not us, but LiveSide can. They have a workaround for all the Windows Live Spaces that became unavailable after the upgrade. This problem, as reported, is due to the Windows Live Player gadget being set to invisible. Here is the workaround… To get your Space back, follow these steps: 0. Sign in passport 1. Go to “http://<youralias>.spaces.live.com/?_c=WMP ” (no quotes, insert your spaces name) 2. Change “Display mode” […]

iPhone Dissected

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Hours after release (I’m still not getting over the fact that it’s not coming to Australia until 2008 with a hefty price tag), the iPhone has been dissected by tech guru Anand Lal Shimpi. The iPhone has the usual GSM and Wi-Fi antennas, battery, tape and camera. As well, it uses 2 PCB cards – each tightly packed with chips. It also equipped with the Samsung MLC NAND and an […]

Imaged Uncensored…

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BayImg is the latest side project from the popular The Pirate Bay. This new service can support more than 100 file types, supports uploading .zip and .rar archives, and have a size limit of 100MB. It’s a free service, and there is a ‘removal’ key if you want it to be removed. Currently, only more than 9,000 images have been uploaded. But as well, at least you can tag them. […]

Free Rockstar Games (GTA)

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You can download GTA 1 & 2 for free! From the official Rockstar Classics site! You need to put in some details, but thats fine, they are free games! So go on and grab a free GTA for yourself. Download is around 300-400MB each and I was getting a 250kb/s speed on them. The Website Link is: http://www.rockstargames.com/classics/?tag=nl.e777

Get A Mac, but cheaper…

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Searching Apple’s Store today and I found a way to get Apple’s iPods and Macs cheaper. Though they are the old versions, the Macs are still good. Like this MacBook 13.3 inch that’s Black with it’s latest product… Refurbished MacBook Black Today’s MacBook Black There is not much difference, just the hard drive and the processor speeds; but the refurbished one still looks good. The Price for the refurbished one […]