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    • How to Choose an HDMI Cable

      How to Choose an HDMI Cable

      Choosing an HDMI cable can be a complex task. There are several factors that must be considered in order to select the best HDMI cable to meet the user’s requirements: HDMI standards compliance HDMI Cable Categories Cable length Cable quality Active cables HDMI devices Price HDMI Standards Compliance Each HDMI cable is rated to comply

    • How to Burn a WMV to DVD

      How to Burn a WMV to DVD

      One of the most popular video formats used with computers and found on the web is WMV. Microsoft originally designed WMV (Windows Media Video) to stream video. WMV obviously plays with all current Windows Media Players and other media players such as VLC, Winamp, and DivX. Pre Requirement DVD/RW Optical Drive A DVD optical drive

    • DigiCipher II

      DigiCipher II

      DigiCipher II (DCII) is a Motorola proprietary digital video distribution system. DigiCipher II provides compression, encryption, and authorization. DigiCipher II compression is based upon MPEG-2. DigiCipher II is utilized for some TVRO transmissions. A Motorola 4DTV satellite receiver is required to decode DigiCipher II TVRO channels. DigiCipher II utilizes AC3 audio encoding.

    • HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection)

      HDCP (High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection)

      High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection, also known as HDCP, is a newer form of Digital Rights Management (DRM) that was designed to control digital video and audio content. The technology was originally created by Intel to ensure that digital audio and video travelling across a Digital Video Interface (DVI) or High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) would follow

    • How to Record TV Shows on a PC

      How to Record TV Shows on a PC

      A new trend now-a-days is to connect your TV to your PC and record television shows directly to your computer. This may have seemed like an insane dream a decade ago but believe it or not, there are many methods that exist today that allow you to record television shows to your computer to watch

    • ASIO 4 ALL

      ASIO 4 ALL

      ASIO (Audio Stream Input/Output) is a sound card driver protocol designed for professionals with the goal of reducing latency (a delay between input and output audio signals). Steinberg, a company very well known for its premium music production software such as Cubase, created ASIO. Steinberg also invented the VST plugin standard used in almost all

    • How to Convert FLAC to MP3

      How to Convert FLAC to MP3

      FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) is an open source audio file format that is royalty free and supported by a number of multi-media playback programs. The FLAC format; however, is not widely usable in popular MP3 players and gaming consoles that support music playback. As a result, a common task that arises for end-users is

    • The History of Satellite Television

      The History of Satellite Television

      In order to understand the history of satellite television, you first have to go all the way back to the 1950's during the space race between the USA and Russia. The first satellite to orbit the earth was Sputnik, launched by the Russians in 1957. It was 6 years later until the first communications satellite

    • Dish 300

      Dish 300

      Dish 300 was the first satellite dish receiver provided by the direct broadcast satellite television company, Dish Network, and was originally known as the “Dish Network Dish”. Dish 300 had a single LNB, or Low Noise Block, that was capable of receiving signals from the 119°W orbital location owned by EchoStar as well as the

    • How to Convert JPG to Word

      When end-users discuss converting files store in the JPG or JPEG image format to Word it is typically for one of two reasons: 1 – To add a JPG image to a Word document or 2 – To convert a text document that is stored in JPG format to Word format. Due to the JPG

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