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How To : Digitize those old tapes, 8-tracks, and records

"An older gentleman told me the other day "no one makes any records anymore!" Well, I thought to myself; "millions of people make records every week, just not on vinyl or tape like in the old days..." Ever since the Irving Family Episode where I showed Joelle how to convert a ...more

How To : Digitize VHS tapes to burn to a DVD

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to convert VHS tapes to DVD. Users will need a computer with an analog input or an external converter. If the computer has an analog converter, simply connect the RCA cord from the VCR to the computer. If the computer does not have an ...more

How To : Digitize CDs

Do you have an iPod, and a bunch of music CDs? Ever wonder how to digitize the CDs into MP3 collections? Learn the easy way to rip songs out of your CDs in this CNET video.

How To : Digitize VHS tapes

Don't jeopardize your memories. Learn how to preserve your old home movies by digitizing your VHS tapes. You Will Need * A capture card * A computer with movie-making software * A VCR * RCA cables * An external hard drive Step 1: Purchase an external or internal capture card ...more

How To : Make a 3D scanner with free software

Scanners have been around for a while. They allow us scan photos and documents into digital versions that are a lot less susceptible to damage over time. But what if you want to digitize the memories of something that isn't 2D? With this hacker's how-to, you'll learn a method ...more

The Tabletop Demonstrator : A PVC Filmmaking Contraption

This video shows how to make a camera setup for filming what you're doing on a table. It's a great video even if you don't intend to make one, but if you're trying to teach someone how to do something, this is an awesome setup. Either way, it's entertaining to watch. The creat ...more

How To : Create a digital pixel effect in Photoshop

Ever wondered about those digital effects in advertisements having some parts in pixels? Let's try it. Open Photoshop and take a picture. Duplicate its layer and on the new layer,select it and go to filters->pixelate->mosaic. Then you can mask the new layer with having some pa ...more

How To : Use the Bernina digitizing software for quilting

Watch this series of videos to learn how to use the different tools and create designs in the Bernina digitizing software V.4 for quilting. Part 1 of 10 - How to Use the Bernina digitizing software for quilting. Part 2 of 10 - How to Use the Bernina digitizing software for qu ...more

How To : Scan your books with the BookDrive DIY

Need to get your books digitalized? Well, BookDrive DIY is the solution to scanning them for the web. This video will show you how to use it to get your books in your computer. BookDrive DIY is the professional book digitization solution that uses twin high-end digital SLR ca ...more

How To : Master the art of fringe embroidery

Add dimension and excitement to your embroidery collection! Fringe embroidery is not only fun, but the added texture and three-dimensional quality of fringe makes these specially-digitized designs look as if they could literally jump off the fabric! Watch this exciting embroid ...more

News : Why Steampunks Shouldn't Buy iPhones

This may seem like an odd subject, because what do Steampunks and iPhones even have to do with each other? Actually, more than you might think! With the recent release of iOS 6 and the iPhone 5, I thought it was time to show how they relate to Steampunk. Photo by Robert S. Do ...more

How To : Thread paint with embroidery

This bright little project mixes the techniques of thread painting with a scrappy piecing technique. Use Terry's digitized embroidery design of the bug if you don't want to thread paint. This bag makes a great gift for the gardener in your life. Part 1 of 2 - How to Thread pai ...more

News : Creepy Talking-Piano Hack

Austrian composer Peter Ablinger has created a "speaking" piano. Ablinger digitized a child's voice reciting the Proclamation of the European Environmental Criminal Court to "play" on the piano via MIDI sequencer.  Apparently, the computer is connected to the piano, which ana ...more

How To : Convert VHS tapes to DVD

This video covers the steps needed to convert a VHS video tape to DVD. You will need to purchase a video capture card in order to do this project. Connect your VCR to your computer using a coaxial cable. This is a great way to preserve and restore old VHS tapes by digitizing t ...more

How To : Use custom frame shapes in Photoshop CS2

If you have digitized photos in your computer, you might want to decorate them using Photoshop. How about adding frames? In this video tutorial you will learn to use custom shape frames in Photoshop CS2.

News : The Biometric Authentication Conundrum

Computer system authentication is critical to keeping systems safe from unwanted users, intruders, and abusers. Basically, authentication is the process of the potential user proving they are an authorized user. As most of you know, authentication into secure computer systems ...more

How To : Copy, paste, and merge letters in Compucon EOS 3

Make your embroideries more accurate and beautiful by designing the letters and words on a computer software called Compucon EOS 3. EOS 3 is a complete digitizing/editing package, covering all covering all aspects of creative digitizing, including numerous features and functi ...more

How To : Scan your books with the BookSnap

Need a quick solution to digitalizing your book collection? Well, here comes the BookSnap. This video will give you a brief tutorial on how to use this system to upload your pages to your computer, and then possibly, the web. BookSnap digitizes books at the speed of two digit ...more

News : Stop Trump from Building THAT Wall Using This App

Now, you can prevent Donald Trump from building that idiotic wall from the comfort of your smartphone. Well, in theory, you can, thanks to a hilarious new gaming app called — wait for it — Trump's Great Wall. The digitized version of the toupee-enthusiast is a lot easier to c ...more

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