Category Archives: Computers

Editing Videos With Windows Movie Maker

This is a follow up to my post on Open Source Video Editing as I was not able to find an adequate open source program that would accomplish transitions and title screens.  Eventually, I discovered that Windows includes Windows Movie Maker … Continue reading

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Open Source Movie Editing Software

The goal of this project is to figure out how to take multiple  DVD video files (*.VOB) from a Sony Handy Cam and compile them all into one video with various transitions, effects and title screens.  The program I use … Continue reading

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K-Lite Codec Pack is Awesome

If one has ever experienced a problem with playing an audio or video file on a Windows based computer with Windows Media Player or any other player then a codec might need to be installed.  A codec allows encoding or … Continue reading

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Computer Upgrades < $100

I started researching to upgrade my computer last March and then I got distracted by outside summertime fun.  It’s actually pretty old for today’s standards (AMD Athlon 64 3200+) but I cannot justify spending the money to build a completely … Continue reading

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Hot Deal on Acer Aspire AS6930-6455 16″ Notebook PC

How good of a deal is the Acer Aspire AS6930-6455 16″ Notebook PC available for $599 until 10/4 at OfficeMax? Description Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 Processor 16.0″ WXGA Crystal-Bright Display Windows Vista Home Premium OS 64-bit 250GB 5400rpm SATA … Continue reading

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Google Summer of Code

The Google Summer of Code program has started up again and is taking applications until May 8, 2006. It’s the second year the program has run and it seems to be a very effective way to get more help on … Continue reading

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AMD64 and Windows XP 64

The following is about my experiences with my new (I got it for Christmas… if that is still considered new) computer and the Windows XP 64 bit operating system. I basically kept this saved and not published for awhile to … Continue reading

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