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    • What is Sonic Update Manager?

      What is Sonic Update Manager?

      Sonic Update Manager is a secondary application that is included in the Sonic RecordNow software, a program that allows users to create CDs and DVDs. While Sonic RecordNow does not usually cause problems, Sonic Update Manager is often considered a nuisance because it continuously displays a message asking the user to insert the Sonic installation

    • MP4 Codec

      MP4 Codec

      A codec (Coder/Decoder) is a technology used to compress and decompress data files. Codecs can be found in software, hardware, or both. Codecs are used to make files that are usually large into much smaller sizes, making the file convenient to transfer throughout the Internet, local area network (LAN), wireless devices, or any other file

    • HDMI Splitter

      HDMI Splitter

      A High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) signal is sent through an HDMI cable. It is designed to be used with extra high resolution video feeds coming from DVD, Bluray, etc., which are then routed to a compatible viewing screen such as a television or computer monitor. HDMI cables are capable of different speeds based on

    • DBS (Direct Broadcast Satellite)

      DBS (Direct Broadcast Satellite)

      A DBS, or Direct Broadcast Satellite, is a type of satellite that is used to broadcast data directly to a residence or commercial office, without the use of intermediary cables or other routing equipment. DBS systems are most commonly used for direct broadcast television and Internet access, in which users from anywhere in the world

    • How CCTV Works

      How CCTV Works

      CCTV (Closed Circuit TV) uses one or more video cameras to transmit video and sometimes audio images to a monitor, set of monitors, or video recorder. The difference between CCTV and standard TV is that standard TV openly broadcasts signals to the public. CCTV is not openly transmitted to the public. CCTV uses either wireless

    • How to Convert AVI to CD

      How to Convert AVI to CD

      The AVI video CODEC was created by the Microsoft Corporation and lets end-users create high quality video files on a container format. The file format can contain both video and audio content; however, it is not supported on all multimedia software programs or hardware devices. As a result, end-users commonly have the need arise to

    • Who Invented the Television?

      Who Invented the Television?

      Who invented the television is a hotly debated question. The invention of the television grew out of the invention of the radio. Since you can easily send sound through the air waves many inventors starting thinking of the possibility of not only sound being sent through the airwaves, but also images. On December 2, 1922,

    • Dish Network Satellites

      Dish Network Satellites

      Dish Network, and their previously separated partner, EchoStar, have launched dozens of satellites over the past decade in order to provide direct broadcast satellite television services to their subscribers. While each satellite location, known as an “orbital location” provides services to a different region of the Earth, many of the orbital locations contain multiple satellites

    • Backing Track Player

      Backing Track Player

      A backing track player is usually necessary for anyone who would like to perform live on stage. Whether you are singing or playing an instrument, unless an entire band or orchestra is available your background music will come from a backing track player. Generally speaking, the backing track player has changed in step with innovations

    • SuperDISH

      SuperDISH

      A SuperDISH is a 36″ inch x 20″ inch oval satellite dish used by Dish Networks. It is able to receive signals from three satellite locations. It was installed by Dish Networks in November 2003 as a way to offer additional channels to its subscribers. The SuperDISH replaced the earlier Dish 500, which was only

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