MAC addresses (not to be confused with Macs) are unique identifiers assigned to network devices in order to access the internet. Hotels use these Mac addresses in order to check if a registered patron has agreed to their terms and conditions, how much bandwidth is being consumed, and of course, whether they've paid or not.
There's nothing that can ruin a perfectly good time quite like the dreaded "perfect circle" scratch which certain Microsoft Xbox 360 consoles can give to games that are loaded improperly. With this how-to however, you'll learn how to repair an Xbox disc and get it running again.
Learn how to delete the game history on your Xbox 360 from Ryan Treit in simple steps. You can get rid of the nasty unused game history from your Xbox 360 by following the steps below: 1. First go to your profile, press the guide button and then slide to the left one tab to Games and choose 'Achievements'. 2. Now a list of all the games you used will be displayed in order. 3. Select the game you wish to delete and press the X button and select 'Yes' to delete the game history. 4. Delete all t...
The 14th puzzle, entitled "Bloodlines", isn't really that hard in Assassin's Creed 2. Set 1: Highlight the images that depict women and gods in amorous entanglements (especially if those gods are disguised as animals). For more info, watch the whole gameplay.
Black Ops gamers— you have new Call of Duty maps for your multiplayer adventures. If you have no idea what I'm talking about— you might as well just sell that copy of Black Ops and pick up the newest version of Harry Potter you can find, because you're no Black Ops soldier.
Red Dead Redemption is a long, involved game that will suck you in for ages if you want to try and unlock all of its many features and achievements. This video will make the process easier if you feel like cheating a little bit by showing you how to mod your saved game to achieve all sorts of in-game effects. The only software you need is Modio and you're set!
There's a glitch that you can exploit in Kino Der Toten when you are on Call of Duty: Black Ops in multiplayer mode. By positioning your teammmates in just the right way on the map, you can erect a zombie proof barrier.
The Kinect is sure to swarm the homes of Xbox 360 gamers this holiday season. Even though some of us are amazed at the hands-free gaming capabilities it offers, others feel it to be frustratingly limited. Adafruit Industries is one of them.
Want to modify your game in Fallout: New Vegas? You will need to be able to transfer a saved game from your Xbox 360 onto your desktop computer, and then go into the hex editor to mod or hack what you want to change.
Do you have what it takes to join the elite and become a sniper? Maybe not in real life, but in a video game, you surely have the guts to become a military sniper. In Sniper: Ghost Warrior, you control a highly trained sniper, amongst a team of US Special Forces, as you try to control a military coup d'état (or just "coup") in the island of Isla Truena, which is a small fictional Latin Amercian country. Can you and your sniper team save the country from ruin?
The hardest part in the Ashland level of Darksiders on the Xbox 360 is probably the boss fight between you and Stygian. At the start of this battle, Stygian will be wearing a metal cage around its mouth. This prevents you from doing any damage to the beast so you'll have to remove it if you wish to kill the creature. As Stygian does circles around the field, ride Ruin along side its head so that you can swing your Chaoseater at the cage. Use Ruin's turbo to keep up with Stygian. Smash the loc...
Figure out the 17th puzzle, entitled "The Bunker", in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle: Here’s a tricky one; your clues are “<” and “2,” and the only advice you’ll get from your handlers is that maybe there’s “something we can count” on the strange symbols. In this case that “something” is the number of times each symbol bends sharply. Don’t expect consistency across the wheel on this one; just take a look at what symbols flank the blank spaces and pick a shape with the number of bends t...
Your family and estates have come under attack, and you must defend them! This walkthrough for Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood shows you how to get through this part of the game, in large part by manning the cannons against your enemies.
Get ready for the boss fight of your lifetime in the Xbox 360 game Darksiders. In the boss fight in Twilight Cathedral, spar against Tiamat. When you reach the bat queen Tiamat she will take offf into the air immediately. Quickly dash to the Inert Bomb Growth around the edge of the arena closest to the flying and then throw it at Tiamat. Now you need to use your Crossblade and target a flaming urn then the bomb you stuck onto Tiamat to light the bomb on fire. Once you detonate the bomb on her...
For some people out there, whenever they get their hands on something new, the immediately need to know how it works. This can be especially true for electronics. That's no exception for the new Xbox 360 slim.
Learn how to beat the sidequests in chapter 3 of The Darkness for the XBox 360 and Playstation 3 (PS3) with this voiceover walkthrough.
This is a fun little Easter egg you can use when you're on the Kino der toten level in Call of Duty: Black Ops. You can teleport around the level and find new film reels that you can run through the projectors.
Want free Xbox 360 games? Well, join the club. But you can actually do something about it and download and burn Xbox 360 games with a few programs and a little knowhow. If you want the keys to the Xbox kingdom, just watch this video tutorial that shows you how to burn Xbox 360 games perfectly every time. This only works for the Windows Vista OS and works more smoothly if you have a great DVD burner.
Like with any shooting game, the gun can make all the difference in Zombies mode in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. When fighting off a ton of zombies, walking around with a pistol or a shotgun that only holds two rounds can cause some serious issues. Since there are only a few weapons readily available in each level, the mystery weapons box is essential in making it to those higher levels.
If you've accidentally jiggled your Xbox while a game was playing (or maybe your pet did), you might experience the Perfect ring scratches - or a laser burn. Ignore all the advice which tells you to use toothpaste, an eraser or even crazier substances. All you need to do is go down to your local video game store or rental store (like GameStop, EB Games or a similar place) and ask for a disk resurfacing. It's usually either cheap or free, and definitely worth it!
An octopus? Indeed! There is a secret Easter egg which is an octopus hidden within the game Assassin's Creed 2. This short video shows you how to find this hidden critter on a replay of the right level and then open the right door.
Once you've spent the time to mod your Xbox 360, likely voiding the warranty in the process, now you need some game image files to burn to dual-layer DVD's so that you can start playing. This video shows you one way to track down the .iso files for Xbox 360 games that you need to burn, then how to burn them in such a way that they will work on your modded 360. Enjoy!
Chris Pirillo demonstrates some lesser known features of the XBox 360 including: the Shut Down feature, Custom music, the manual moving visualization, composite and component video, and changing the vision camera effect.
Dating sites are getting more and more culture specific, and this week's brand new girl + guy site offers a very specific service. Cute girls are paid to play video games. Gamer dudes pay to play with them.
The only thing worse than fighting zombies is having to fight them in the dark. Here is how you can find the right breaker and turn on the lights in the first zombie map for Call of Duty: Black Ops.
Zombify World at War. Watch this video to learn how to mod World at War Zombies for Xbox 360. If you are looking to kill Nazi Zombies (you better be!) then check out this video and follow the instructions for this mod.
Fallout New Vegas is not only filled with unique enemies and amazing locations, but also unique weaponary, some powerful, some just for show, spread all around the Mojave Wasteland! One is a sniper rifle called the Gobi Campaign Scout Rifle! In this video you'll get a walkthrough of how to find the unique sniper rifle!
It's time to go achievement hunting! In this video from the great men at Achievement Hunter, you'll be playing the game Skate 3. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to get some extra characters and use a couple of cheat codes. The characters are unique and different and the codes are pretty fun to use. So check out the tutorial and have fun!
First you need the pre-downloaded game you want to burn. It will be in a ".XBE" file.You must have "Quix" downloaded off the internet. If you do a search for it via Google it will come up and you need to go through the download process.This will change it into a "ISO" that you can burn.Then go to Google and you need to find an "ISO" that fits your computer.Then you must run the "ISO" file through the "Quix" system that you downloaded. Now insert your Blank disc and burn the "ISO" onto the dis...
In this tutorial, we learn how to connect to Xbox Live without a modem or router. First, you will need to take an Ethernet cable and connect it to your laptop and to your Xbox console. After this, go to your computer internet connections and then go to the properties. Create a shared network and then bridge the connection between your console and your wireless internet. After this, go to your Xbox and connect to the Xbox live internet application. When you can connect, then you will have fini...
There's plenty of action on this level of the Xbox 360 game Darksiders. In the Hollows, there's Gas Mains, Tremor Gauntlet, Three Platform Room, Turntables, Pump Room, Griever, and Chronomancer. You enter way looks to have once been a train station. As you approach the Redemption lying on the ground you'll be ambushed by the Griever. Quickly pick up Redemption and begin to alternate between rapid fire shots and charge shots. You need to aim for the blue glowing belly of the monster. Dash arou...
This is the 12th puzzle, entitled "Titans of Industry", in Assassin's Creed 2. Code wheel puzzle 1: The key here is in the “4=1” on the blueprint at the left of the screen. Line up the red 4 over the gray 1 and input the following code: 917240. Image 1: This one’s the opposite of the light-bulb “puzzle” from before – just move the dollar sign over the bulbs to extinguish them. Image 2: Highlight the glowing ball at the center of the image. Code wheel puzzle 2: Your hints here are the “2” on t...
If you're a big fan of the Skate series, hold on to you board. This next tutorial is going to show you how to perform a super jump in the Skate 3 demo. It seems relatively easy to perform, but it is actually quite hard to do. Luckily, you'll have an experience gamer to help you out along the way. So good luck and enjoy it while it lasts.
The Call of Duty Black Ops Zombies (that's a mouthful) map Ascension introduced perk-stealing monkey to the bestiary of enemies. They are quite annoying, and this video will teach you how to deal with and dispatch them easily, keeping your precious perks intact for better zombie slaying.
If you've been using a USB flash drive for storage on your Xbox 360 and you'd like to remove it, this how-to will teach you what you need to know. Follow the steps to disconnect your mini storage device from your game system.
The Hitachi disc drives included in many XBox 360 consoles are prone to a specific kind of malfunction that results in a unplayable disc message when you try to play games and a telltale grinding noise from the drive when it spins. Fortunately, this is a pretty simple problem to fix. These videos will show you how to do it by taking your drive apart and reaffixing one tiny piece to it's intended area.
LT Ixtreme firmware is the custom firmware of choice for XBox 360 modders for it's ease of use and great functionality. This video will show you how to flash / upgrade your BenQ disc drive's firmware to the newest version of LT Ixtreme, allowing you to play all your burned games and other mods as easily and effectively as possible.
Defeating the Ashland level of Darksiders on the Xbox 360 means getting past Tower A, Tower B, Tower C, Tower D, The Caverns, The Ash Field, Fracture Cannon, The Arena, Abyssal Gladiator, Leviathan's Drift, Stygian and lastly… the Soul Bridge. Before you lies an ash field. This ash is to thin for you to Dash in and makes moving around in it difficult. On top of that, a giant sand worm or Ash Titan, roams around freely. This massive creature will home in War as soon as he touches the ash groun...
Don't let stuck buttons slow you down. If you are tired of your Xbox 360 controller betraying you because it's got dirt stuck in between the buttons, watch this video and learn how to take the entire thing apart and clean it piece by piece.
The energy weapons in the Fallout video games have always been a mixed bag, but it's hard to argue with their raw destructive power if you can find them and keep them in ammo. Watch this video to learn where and how to find the Pulse Gun rare weapons energy weapon in Vault 34.