Tag Archive: media

Jun 15 2015

Review: VidOn Media Service – Very Disappointing

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A couple of weeks ago, I was contacted about doing a review on a new media server software called VidOn. Most people have heard of Plex and Kodi/XBMC for streaming content for mobile devices and home theater systems. The VidOn media server is right in the same category, but VidOn, like Plex, can transcode media on-the-fly …

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Jun 04 2015

Why More Facebook Users Are Using Aliases

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Since October 2014, Facebook has officially allowed the use of aliases on its social media website. Facebook is no longer just a social media exchange between family and friends, it’s now considered a resource for law enforcement, current and future employers. In some cases people are being asked for their Facebook accounts so that potential …

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Apr 20 2015

Review: LEAWO Blu-ray Ripper Version 7

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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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Feb 25 2015

Roku: PlexPass Users PREVIEW of the new interface

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Yesterday, Plex users with PlexPass got a ‘preview’ of the new user interface for Roku. Keeping with the understanding it’s a preview and not the finished product, Plex says that more improvements are coming. The old user interface for Plex on Roku was anything but exciting, but it was functional. The user interface that user …

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Feb 06 2015

Techie Review: trakAxPC v4

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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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