10 Seriously Ridiculous Hacks

Use a rubber band to hold your phone on your head? Why not? But we'd caution against stringing an extension cord to the swimming pool to power your gadgets.

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We Don't Need No Stinkin' Wireless Technology

This setup actually reminds me of the good old days, back when wireless was only a dream. My father bought a 100-foot ethernet cable and strung it from the living room, through the TV room, down the hallway, past my brother's room, into my room, and behind my desk. Looks: -10 Internet access: + 100

That was seven years ago. Now you have wireless access at your local library, at the park, on the highway--heck, probably even your dog has wireless. And the cost of five extralong LAN cables versus one cheap wireless router? Just about the same. Seems like this tech expert should check out our guide to buying home networking products. They would require a lot less masking tape.

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