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    • 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 to Record a Show from DVR to a Computer

      How to Record a Show from DVR to a Computer

      Many people these days have a DVR attached to their television set that allows them to pause, record, and playback TV shows and movies whenever they want. While this provides consumers with much-appreciated accessibility and flexibility, a growing trend worldwide is to connect a DVR to a computer in order to watch TV shows and

    • How Television Broadcasting Works

      How Television Broadcasting Works

      While millions of people watch television each day, many of them are not quite sure how the technology works. Television has been around for many decades and although some of its components have changed over the years, the way in which television broadcasts work is pretty much the same. Elements of Broadcast Television There are

    • How to Remove DRM from WMV

      How to Remove DRM from WMV

      To remove DRM (Digital Rights Management) features from a WMV file, you will need an application that plays the WMV file and re-records it in another format. You will need to be connected to the Internet to retrieve a valid DRM license during the conversion, but after that you will be able to play the

    • Nagravision

      Nagravision

      Nagravision is a company that develops conditional access systems for cable and satellite television. These conditional access systems usually involve encryption. There are currently three types of Nagravision versions in place; they are all used for digital cable and digital satellite television. They include Nagravision, Nagravision A and Nagravision Aladdin. Nagravision is generally used for

    • How to Record Audio from Speakers

      How to Record Audio from Speakers

      Sound information that passes through computer speakers can easily be something that one wishes to keep as a recorded piece to use for later. This is a great option to have when one wishes to be able to playback the sound on a different device such as a mobile phone or mp3 player. The simplest

    • How to Convert JPG to Vector

      The problem with traditional 2D graphics image types such as JPG, GIF, and PNG is that image quality is lost when zooming inward on the picture. A vector image is created using equations that describe the respective image as objects. As a result, they scale more gracefully when enlarged. There are two methods to convert

    • How to Convert Audio Tape to MP3

      How to Convert Audio Tape to MP3

      For many, MP3 is the perfect digital format. Music in this format sounds similar to CD music quality. MP3 files are much smaller than the standard CD WAV file and using MP3 is free. It seems the only drawback of using MP3s is the fact that most music is stored on media that are not

    • How to Convert AVI to DVD

      How to Convert AVI to DVD

      In order to burn an AVI file to a DVD, the file must often be converted to a proper DVD format. This can be done with the use of file converters and/or DVD burning software. File converters are often able to convert many different formats into any of the other formats that they support. Some

    • 1080p vs. 1080i

      1080p vs. 1080i

      Most TV buyers are looking for the highest quality picture possible. For those shopping for a TV there is a controversy brewing about which is better 1080p or 1080i. However, the truth of the matter is that for most people both of these formats will deliver the same quality picture. Here is why. 1080i and

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