Category: Video

Oct 04 2016

Review: Canon Vixia HF R700 Camcorder

I recently picked up a new camcorder to keep track of my son’s activities with tae kwon do and football. Some of the main things that I was looking for  was a good optical zoom, HD recording, the ability to take still photographs during the recording process and to be very easy to use. It’s …

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Mar 14 2016

Wire Pushes Open Standards And End-to-End Encryption For Video Chat

I like trying to keep track of applications that gives users the ability to do video chat, and Skype and Google Hangouts are probably the most common right now among most users, but last year the Scott co-founder Janus Friis launched a new project called Wire. The application is compatible with modern-day browsers such as …

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Apr 20 2015

Review: LEAWO Blu-ray Ripper Version 7

As more people are moving to digital media libraries and running their own media servers, it’s nice to have options for converting your old disk libraries into digital ones. I was recently given the opportunity to review some software to RIP Blu-ray and DVD discs. Based on my opinion, the most common users don’t know how …

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Mar 12 2015

Review: DVDFab 2D to 3D Converter

A couple of weeks ago, I received a copy of DVDFab v9 and I’ve been in the process of doing a review on the different levels of its abilities. Most people recognize DVDFab for being able to make copies of DVDs and Blu-ray discs, but DVDFab also has additional video conversion abilities that makes it …

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Mar 06 2015

Review: AoaoPhoto’s Video to GIF Converter

Recently, you may have noticed more websites using animated GIFs to get your attention on a variety of topics they might be covering. This is an alternative to embedding a YouTube video. Sometimes it’s easier to show just a short animated GIF then trying to embed the entire video. As a publisher, this is when you …

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Feb 16 2015

Webcam issues with Windows Movie Maker – try SplitCamera

Windows Live Movie Maker is a free offering from Microsoft that offers novice and average users the ability to edit video and from there, be able to share/publish it to Facebook, YouTube, eMail, DVD and even custom resolutions. It’s a basic editor with very simplified interface, and it’s part of the Windows Live Essentials Suite …

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Feb 13 2015

Review: DVDFab DVD Copy for Mac

A couple of weeks ago, I did a review on DVDFab DVD copy for the PC. It dawns on me that people with Apple computers needed ability to copy DVDs too. I can remember the days where family and friends bought VHS tapes. They built up this huge library of movies they loved, but when DVD …

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Feb 06 2015

Techie Review: trakAxPC v4

Entering into the arena of video editing can be a bit overwhelming. Simply making the decision that you want to edit video is sometimes not that easy. There may be some topics that you’re not familiar with, like codecs, video drivers and video file formats. And in the world of video editors, it’s important to …

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Jan 26 2015

Problems with Windows Movie Maker 2012?

It’s a bit entertaining to spend time in the Windows support forum for Windows Movie Maker 2012. It’s like watching a cycle of highly repetitive issues that are never getting addressed by Microsoft. This past week, Microsoft announced that they’re going to be releasing Windows 10 and because Microsoft seems to be renewed on their …

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Jan 19 2015

Why Do People Record Vertical Video?

Ever since the introduction of mobile devices with WebCams, or cameras in general, people have been recording video, but one of the most confusing things that I see is when people record video vertically. It doesn’t make any sense. Recording video vertically just does not fit the medium. It’s possible that we can blame the …

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