Joni Blecher, RealPlayer Blog Editor - Joni started covering technology back when cell phones didn't have color displays and quickly made a name for herself in the mobile industry as CNET's "Cell Phone Diva." In addition to covering everything mobile, she has launched and edited multiple blog sites. When Joni started appearing in product review videos, she fell in love with the story-telling format and honed her video skills to include producing and editing videos. Joni has made appearances on CNN, BBC, CNBC's Bulls Eye, and Good Day New York to discuss the latest in technology. When she's not spending her time writing or shooting video you can find her exploring and tasting the latest food trends.
With spring break just around the corner, we know many of you will be looking for movies to watch with your kids. Whether you plan on taking the kids to the theater or watching movies at home (or in a hotel room), it’s helpful to know a little something about a film first. Thankfully, there . . .
Ah, the cloud. It’s all the buzz these days. There’s good reason, we’re taking more and more pictures and videos on our devices, which means we’re producing more personal data than ever. We need a place to store and easily access that media. The cloud is just the spot since you can access data stored . . .
YouTube is home of tons and tons of great videos, and a lot of them are ideal for children to watch. It has everything from cartoons to TV episodes to science videos to early learning shows. Kids can easily find videos of their favorite characters to watch. While this can be a great way to . . .
Thanksgiving is just next week! It’s that time of year where you gather with family and friends to watch or play football, have a large food coma-inducing meal and create memories. It’s a perfect time for documenting being together. Maybe you’ve been doing that all along and want to show everyone old family videos at . . .
Today, capturing family videos can be done easily and quickly with the phone in our pocket. That hasn’t always been the case. There was a time when wedding videos, family home videos, and school performances were recorded using video cameras and then saved on VHS tapes. Whether you have a stack of VHS tapes that . . .
We’re pleased to announce our next recipient of the RealPlayer Video Visionary Award – Humanitarian, which recognizes non-profit organizations that use video in innovative and creative ways to help spread their message, is Invisible Children. This organization is dedicated to addressing the problems surrounding the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) Conflict in Eastern and Central Africa by using . . .
Let’s say you find a video on YouTube or another website that is in the Flash video format, also known as a FLV file. While it may be going away, the FLV file format is still very common for online videos so chances are many of the videos you like will fall into this category. . . .
Last summer we announced the RealPlayer’s Video Visionary Award – Education. The award recognizes those who are using video to create world-class educational content for the masses. We’re happy to announce the next recipient of the award is Vsauce. Started by Michael Stevens, Vsauce began as a YouTube channel in 2010. The first videos uploaded to the . . .
While RealPlayer can play a multitude of file types, you can also use RealPlayer to convert files into the format that best fits your watching or listening needs. It’s a perfect solution for easily converting music or other audio files into formats that you want to make portable or more versatile. Do you have some . . .
Last year we announced the RealPlayer’s Video Visionary Award – Education. The award recognizes those who are using video to create world-class educational content for the masses. We’re happy to announce the next recipient of the award is IB Chemistry. Available on YouTube, IB Chemistry is dedicated to helping kids and people understand and learn . . .