That didn't take very long! Yesterday, after a lengthy delay, Google opened up the development kit for their Chromecast HDMI dongle. And as of very early this morning, renowned CyanogenMod dev Koushik Dutta, or Koush, re-enabled Chromecast support for his AllCast app: AllCas ...more
How to Make Movie by Using Picture
Over the years, Kodi (formerly XBMC) has become one of the most popular media players. It provides all the essential functionality needed for any home theater setup while remaining open source and free. However, Kodi is not limited to just your living room. With the Kodi app f ...more
Koushik Dutta, the developer behind the Android app AllCast, has made the leap over to the realm of personal computers with his latest offering. AllCast Receiver for the Chrome browser, much like its Android counterpart that turns older devices into media servers, allows you ...more
The Media Center in Windows Vista is a great place to manage all of your media, which includes everything… digital pictures, videos, movies, TV shows and music files. This video covers the basics of navigating the Media Center, and shows you everything possible. Learn more ab ...more
News : Sony Pictures & Snapchat Serve Up Creepy Augmented Reality Lens to Promote 'Brightburn' Movie
The new film Brightburn, a horror take on the superhero genre produced by Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn, debuted in theaters on Friday, and it has some promotional backing from Snapchat to drive ticket sales. Available via Snapcode, the augmented reality experie ...more
Want to take the perfect photograph and apply it to your next scrapbooking project? Learn four simple rules of thumb in taking your next photo; Crop out the abstract images, get up close and personal with your object, change the angle and follow the rule of thirds. Don't just ...more
Use Windows Movie Maker Effects to liven up your videos- add authenticity, motion, and distinction to your projects.
If you've already finished your movie and are ready to start distributing it, you're going to want to include a really awesome intro. Here's how you can use the iDVD program to create your own really cool DVD intro sequence.
How to generate and insert censor tones into your videos using Windows MovieMaker and Audacity free audio editor.
Why do passport photos and driver's license pictures always get a bad rep? Well, other than the lighting being atrocious and the photographers being underpaid civil servants, bad photos usually result from bad backgrounds. Switch your plain white stand-in background for a mor ...more
Adding sound effects is a great way to add meaning and punch to your movies. In this tutorial you'll learn how to use sound effects in iMovie.
In this tutorial you'll see how to add stylish titles to you movies in iMovie '08. This is a quick and easy way to make your movies look more professional, and help you remember what it's about.
Pitch perfect magazine photos don't just happen - they're made. Even the most beautiful model in the world needs airbrushing on her abs to soften them, undereye concealing, and shadow reduction. And backgrounds are often added in digitally if the current one doesn't work. Lea ...more
If you have a Mac, this video will walk you through the steps of using imovie to create video clips. It would have been nice if the person making the movie had used the software to convert their own movie. It's a bit hard to hear and a shaky camera so crank up the volume.
Have a photo that you really love, but you want to give it more character by making it look like a drawing? This video will teach you how to use Adobe Photoshop to make your pictures look pencil sketches. Audio is unavailable so you must watch closely.
Indy Mogul shows you four ways to create movie effects to make yourself look like a giant both with and without a green screen.
Watch this video to learn how to use silicone putty to repair a broken or damaged antique picture frame. Make a mold with the putty and make a reproduction. Great visual demonstration and detailed instructions!
Tatoos are literally the stamp of a cool, progressive, youthful mentality. Whether you only have a few tiny stars stamped onto your ankle or suffered hours at the tatoo parlor for a large dragon to graze on your back and shoulderblades, sometimes the occasion arises when you n ...more
This video tells you how to edit video and make a slide show using Windows movie maker. You can even learn how to add some music to your video. Edit videos using Windows Movie Maker. Click through to watch this video on tricklife.com
This video tells you how to make a Lego stop motion animation using Windows Movie Maker. The tutorial focuses more on how to create a stop motion film with Windows Movie Maker as the tool, and assumes you have basic knowledge of how to use Movie Maker already.
As the author says, a DVD is not a DVD without interactivity. You could easily enable interactivity by using menus in your DVD. In this video tutorial you will learn to add menus to your movie DVD using DVD Studio Pro.
In this clip, we learn how to make a wood picture easel using only hand tools. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this video woodworking lesson can present a complete overview of the build in just over eight minutes. For all of the details, and to get started making your own wo ...more
Not sure what decoupage is? Then watch this video to find out! It will show you how to turn an ordinary, drab wooden picture frame into a decorative wood picture frame using decoupage (gluing different kinds of paper onto unfinished wood).
Nothing says 'I Love You' more than a gift that was made from scratch. Especially if that gift is shaped like a heart and is made from wood. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to make a heart picture frame from red cedar wood. It's easy to do and the result will be s ...more
TaskTutorial gives us an in-depth instruction on how to use Flash to create stop and play buttons. This is a great find if you are interested in creating videos with Flash program. These programs can also be downloaded for free on the website indicated on the videos page. Lear ...more
Short tutorial on how to pause or freeze your video during playback. Useful if : 1) Recording a vlog or other video and want to include additional information or audio without recording new video. 2) You want to save the viewer the inconvenience of manually pausing playback w ...more
Impress your friends by using cake dividers and picture presses to decorate cakes. Watch this short how to video and learn how make pieces of art.
Take a few photos and still images, then use Windows Movie Maker to turn them into a screen saver style loop. This tutorials hows you how to use Movie Maker so you can burn your own short movie onto DVD.
This Adobe Flash CS4 tutorial shows you how to pull off the complex technique of having two different movie clip timelines able to be affected by the same buttons. This becomes useful if you want to animate your movie clip index.
In this free video software tutorial, you'll learn how to add digital explosions to your projects in Sony Vegas Movie Studio. Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned digital video professional merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, yo ...more
Editing photos on a phone, while not as good as editing on a desktop, is getting better and better with powerful tools to whip photos into shape. But sometimes you just want a simple edit, like making a color photo black and white. Instead of downloading a separate app to fine ...more
Every time you Google something or click on an ad in a YouTube video, Google gets paid. They are estimated to make well over $100 million a day, and I honestly think that's low-balling it. Of course, making more money than most countries do doesn't quite cut it for big bad Go ...more
Using Photoshop’s Pen tool, you will learn how to trace a photograph and turn it into an outline with paths. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing application or simply looking to brush up on Photoshop CS4, you're sure to enjoy this free video tutorial. For detai ...more
If you've ever wanted to sketch something from scratch and realize you don't have the time to take formal classes, then Photoshop might be what you need. In this helpful tutorial, you'll find out how to take your photos, or any other photo out there, and turn it into a beautif ...more
In this video the author shows how to burn a movie file to a DVD using free software. He explains the requirements are the movie to be burned, the DVD burning drive and a software called DVD Flick which is used to burn the movie to the DVD. He shows how to download the DVD Fli ...more
Save space on your page by adding a scroll bar! This tutorial teaches you two separate techniques: first, how to create custom movie clips or similar content for your webpage; and then how to incorporate a scrolling list into that particular element of your website.
This simple software tutorial shows you how to create characters by drawing them in MS Paint and then pulling them into Windows Movie Maker to animate them. Create your own cartoons with two Microsoft softwares: Paint and Movie Maker. Part 1 of 2 - How to Animate using MS Pain ...more
In this free video software tutorial, you'll learn how to use the video stabilizer in Sony Movie Studio HD Platinum 10. Whether you're new to Sony's popular non-linear editor or a seasoned digital video professional merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're c ...more
This tutorial demonstrates how you can use the For Loops function in the Adobe Flash CS3 program in order to create duplicates of movie clips you have placed in your library. You're also shown how to use Action Script to add and create child clips.
Learn. Evolve. Operate. That's the basis of Leo from Kryon Systems. It's a new application that runs on top of any program you have open (web and desktop applications), providing you with instant help. Leo can actually perform your duties for you! Like in Microsoft Word 2007. ...more
David Shrein provides a video recording with step-by-step instructions on how to utilize the DVD ripping software 'Handbrake' on a computer running Mac OS X. He shows how to deal with an initial error message, and then moves onto selecting the DVD. You have to be careful as to ...more
The latest Star Wars movie, Solo: A Star Wars Story, has grossed almost $350 million worldwide during its first month in theaters. This is a good opportunity to discuss how hackers can use media hype (in this case, Hollywood movie hype) to disarm an unsuspecting Windows user i ...more
Stop trying to make lightsabers in your home movies using Sony Vegas - that's SO prepubescent teenage boy material. Step up your sci fi animation game by learning how to make yourself invisible (and no, by invisible we don't mean just deleting yourself out of the picture). An ...more
The present video shows to make a drawing using mainly water. In this particular video, here makes a picture called Alan's war. The video has been created by :01 first second home movies. Taking water in a small tin, with a sharpened opening on it. The opening end is used as a ...more
Windows Movie Maker can be used to make HD movies. This step by step clip shows you how. The first step is to import your picture or video and make sure they're in your timeline. When you've finished editing, go to tools and options and choose the advanced tab. In video proper ...more
In this video, we learn how to customize slideshows with titles using iMovie. First, find the photos that you want to add. Then, right click on one of the photos and then choose "show file". Now you will have a selection of all the photos that have the same search name. Drag t ...more
Finding love is tough. Movies like The Notebook and Twilight have ruined the expectations of love and relationships for us guys. Some women's ideal love situation is being kissed by a glittery sparkling vampire. "I know we only met a few seconds ago, but I'm deeply in love wi ...more
Google Photos is one of the best photo management services out there. It allows you to back up an unlimited amount of high-quality images without ever paying a dime, the photos and videos sync flawlessly across all of your devices, and its neural network-powered visual search ...more
For many, phones are starting to replace televisions as the primary device for watching videos. Thanks to their portability and easy to use apps, it's often simpler to watch Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, or Prime Instant Video on the smaller screen. But not every phone is suited to ...more
Remember KODACHROME? That color reversal film from Kodak? The film that was the inspiration for Paul Simon? The only brand of film to have a state park named after it? Soon, that's all you'll be able to do— remember it— because today is the last day that any kind of Kodak Kod ...more
Once you get past the initial quick start setup of the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, capturing pictures in auto mode is a breeze. But what do you do after you've snapped those photos? This quick guide will show you the easy steps to viewing your images directly on the camera. Playbac ...more
A picture is worth a thousand words, and depending on what you're taking a picture of, it could be worth a lot more. Our phone's camera can easily capture high quality photos, scan barcodes, and make us Instagram famous. You can compare prices of items and download application ...more
Introduced along with the iPhone X, Animoji are animated characters, mostly animals, that are rendered from the user's facial expressions using the device's TrueDepth camera system to track the user's facial movements. The first viral phenomenon to emerge from the launch of t ...more
This video tutorial from Magix presents how to burn (S)VCDs and DVDs using Magix Movie Edit Pro 15 application.First you need to group videos you want to burn.If you want to play movies using remote control you have to place chapter markers. You can set markers manually or cho ...more
So, you scratched up your $500 Adobe CD and now it's unreadable. You could go buy a new one, but you already purchased it! Searching The Pirate Bay and downloading some Adobe software can usually be easy enough, but what should you watch out for? And what about your movies? W ...more
How To : Create Your Own Augmented Reality Filter for Instagram Stories Using Spark AR on Mac or Windows
There's a new trend on Instagram Stories: People are making viral AR filters where images of popular characters from TV shows, movies, and other mediums shuffle above your head until one sticks. The filters range from Disney and Pokémon characters to Harry Potter and Friends, ...more
The camera situation on the all new HTC One is a little daunting. The M8 has not one, not two, but three camera lenses built in. First, there's the 5 megapixel selfie machine up front, then around back, there's the new Duo Camera with a refined UltraPixel sensor. HTC has done ...more
This short video shows how to get great split-screen or Picture in Picture effects in Sony Vegas using a free tool called PIP Selector tool. Note: The free tool shown in the video only works in the full version of Sony Vegas (4,5,6,7,8), and will not work in Sony Movie Studio.
Behavioral ad targeting companies are diving deeper into the realms of your subconscious with a new approach to serving adverts to you online—and they're using your television. Many web surfers peruse the internet at home while they're watching television. You might even be d ...more
Can't wait till Apple's ARKit is released? Me neither. Luckily, a fun new app launched today that is close to what the ARKit promises to deliver in a few months. The app was launched by holographic tech startup 8i and it's called 'Holo'. It was launched on iOS and Google Play ...more