Split a DVD into multiple parts

* Some TV show DVDs (Dukes of Hazard season 1 for example) do not have the episodes listed in separate tracks, so when you try and convert the DVD, you would end up with a single, large video file containing multiple episodes. While this is handy if you do a multi-episode run, my own preference is to convert the episodes into individual files, making it easier to remember where I

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Convert DVD VIDEO to MP3

The main purpose of converting video to MP3 is of course for music/concert videos, but there are many people who use it as a quick way to turn a movie into some sort of audiobook. Of course an actual audio book is more descriptive with what is going on, but if you have movies that you have watched a lot of times, just hearing the movie alone is enough to

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From the web: How Dead Is Antivirus, Exactly?

An interesting read over on Slashdot: http://ask.slashdot.org/story/14/08/17/012209/ask-slashdot-how-dead-is-antivirus-exactly The post writes about a recent statement from Symantec (Norton Antivirus) where it claims that anti-virus software is “dead”: http://www.techweekeurope.co.uk/news/anti-virus-dead-or-dying-symantec-144954   In my opinion, it has been dead for years. In order for something to keep you safe from a threat, it has to know about the threat in the first place. While these companies have a large amount of employees (or customers

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iGo Pico Projector for Camping Fun

Over the weekend we had a birthday party for a 12 year old, and decided that rather than doing everything at our place, we went to a local camping ground and set up camp there. While I did spend the first night there myself, I have, aside from work, a fair amount of other responsibilities, which require me to be back at a fixed time in both morning and evening,

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Motorola Xoom – 3 Years Later – Part 1

Motorola Xoom   Why Xoom: Together with the original Motorola Droid smartphone, the Motorola Xoom holds special place in my heart. Each one marked a significant step up for technology, not unlike the significance of the initial release of Apple’s iPhone and iPad. While Android was already available on quite a few devices, with the Droid and the Xoom, Motorola showed the world how it was done. While neither device

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Memory Cards – Video Can Not Be Played

We get a lot of emails from people whom are experiencing playback issues when using a memorycard.   The files play fine when played directly on the computer that was used to create the video files, but after copying them over to a memorycard, they no longer work, or only a few work. The problem is likely with the memorycard. Even if it is brand-new, it is possible that the

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Audio Sync – Lips Not Matching Audio

One of the most common issues with video playback in general is audio synchronisation. You might have experienced it yourself, either with a converted video file on a tablet or smartphone, with a (cheap) movie on DVD or even with a movie on TV. The movie shows someone speaking, but the words you hear don’t match up with the lip-movement you see.     If you don’t want to read

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MKV Shrink BETA Activation Code for August 2014

MKV Shrink is a software application created to make it easier to make MKV files smaller.Most of the popular MKV creation tools make it extremely easy to backup Bluray movies, however because they perform a full duplication of the video (and audio) content, the created MKV files end up really large.MKV Shrink enables you to perform compression/format/resolution change on MKV Files.   Aside from shrinking MKV files, MKVShrink also has

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