Watching videos is great, but there’s so much more you can do with video. That’s the idea behind our How To series of posts. We teach you how to do things like download videos, share videos on social media sites such as Facebook, and even how to watch videos stored on your computer on your TV. There’s no need to have to stay in one place to watch video, you can take it with you and watch wherever you want.
While the How To series provides steps on how to do more with video, the posts about video tips are for people interested in shooting video. Ever wonder the best way to shoot a fireworks video? We’ve got the video tips to help you get the job done. Maybe you want to know how to pull an image out of a video? It’s easier than you think. Read all about these tips and much more.
“Thank you for sharing that.” When was that cloying, sarcastic phrase trendy? The 80’s? Well, ‘sharing’ is back big time as part of our interconnected world of social media. It’s now embedded as a must-have feature in ever expanding types of devices and software. This especially applies to media players. They are at the intersection . . .
Cables, connectors and adapters – the curse of technology from the day the light bulb was invented. Lacking the right cable with the right connector can bring the highest high-tech to its knees. I’ve been the victim of this scourge numerous times. The long sought goal to connect a TV to a PC is no . . .
There’s an axiom that your computer can never be too fast, never have too much RAM and never have too much storage. It’s even truer today, especially when playing, processing and storing video. Compared to other types of data like text, graphics and audio; video files are much larger, eating up more room on your . . .
Article updated September 30th, 2014 The MP4 format plays an increasingly important role in both downloading and playing video from the Internet, especially on mobile devices. Why? Simply put, MP4 allows for high-quality video to be delivered in a smaller size. If the video isn’t in the MP4 format, it can be converted, and we’ll . . .
Your favorite television show may be about to call on you. Lights. Camera. Action. You, a Fan, can now be intricately involved in the way television gets made. You can get behind the scenes, between the story-lines and perhaps even onto the small screen itself. How can this be possible? The game has changed and . . .
Before watching videos on a smartphone was an everyday occurrence, for many the portable video player of choice was an iPod. Four years after Apple launched the iPod, several iterations had perfected what the device could do. It was able to carry music, photos and video that could be played in the palm of your hand . . .
Last-minute tax procrastinators get two big, lucky breaks on their 2012 income tax preparation. First, Tax Day 2012 doesn’t come until April 17. April 15 falls a Sunday this year, and Monday, April 16 is a little-known legal holiday in Washington, D.C. called Emancipation Day. IRS offices in the District of Columbia are closed that . . .
If you are a TV fan who’s use to watching your favorite TV program from your rocking chair be prepared, internet television is going to throw your world into a whole new spin. Recently, the Major Television Networks have launched their video platforms out into cyberspace hoping to capture your attention via any computer screen . . .
What is that supposed to mean? If the video is up there on the web, it must be free, right? Well, no. Everything isn’t free. Some videos are free to watch and free to download. Some are free, but have commercials interspersed. Some you can download for free, but can’t watch online. Then there’s another . . .
The overwhelming popularity and use of Flash (FLV) video online has created an entire cottage industry of software products devoted just to downloading Flash videos. Some of the Flash download products even refer to themselves as a “YouTube Downloader” because of the vast amount of Flash videos available on YouTube. In this post, we discuss . . .