Articles about video
The size of a Native video for the iPad will be 1024 by 720 - But what do you do when the video is of the 16:9 widescreen ratio. What are the best settings to use and how do we find the right application to use to do the conversion. It can be confusing unless we can find an application that just works it out for us. Here are some suggestions.
There a mountain of video convertors that claim to do it just right for the iPad but why pay to do the conversion when there is the excellent cross platform convertor MPEG StreamClip. Put in the correct setting and save them as a presert and you will always have the best conversion of your video for your iPad.
First of all the question is - What is a screencast and why should I want to make one? There are many things that we want to do, or would like to do be able to do with our computers. Sometimes it can be difficult to work out...
Once you have chosen your subject matter for your podcast, so that you have something that you will want to carry on with and not pod fade, you have to think about whether you will stick with audio or will you do video. Nothing stopping you from doing a...
FatPaint is and online graphics editing software dealing with vectors and bitmaps. The 3D manipulation is just one of its impressive features. Would be a tough learning curve due to all the functionality and could be frustrating on a slow internet connection. How does it compare with Illustrator and Vector Designer for usability?
How to use the HDMI Digital AV Adapter to connect your iPad to the Television. An excellent tool for showing a keynote presentation or just if you wan tto show how to do things on the iPad to a group of people.
We love our technology and things are happening all the time it is hardly surprising then that there are a good few podcasts dedicated to the news surrounding all thing technical. Gadgets, computers, phones, science all of those things in podcasts for us to listen to.
Mac Podcasts abound due to the delight that Mac users take in talking about their Mac and there favourite computer company. Here is a selection of Mac podcasts with a review of the podcast. You will find Mac audio podcasts and also video based podcast, talking to camera or screencasts.
Many of us don't make lots of phone calls so we could be looking at the iPod with a Mifi unit to give us all we need for our mobile computing. No being caught by contracts that fleece us left right and centre, No paying through the nose for data and phone calls that we don't actually use. This could be an almost perfect solution for mobile computing.
Ebooks are the way forward. Electronic books are taking over the world of publishing. Writers and authors are realising that to keep ahead of the game you have to publish to electronic book. Maybe going the route of self publishing and building up a readership using social networking. Text books for school children that can be carried in a single lightweight electronic device is the future.
The iPad is am amazing tool and now there are schools consdering using these with students instead of giving them laptops to use. We all know how to use the finger and that is all you need to get the iPad doing things. Without a doubt this technology will revolutionise lessons in schools.
Editing sound files on a Mac is a breeze and you have free choices like Garageband and Audacity. Then there is the excellent AmadeusPro which is really inexpensive or you could lash out some cash for something like Soundtrack Pro or LogicPro. It depends on what you are doing, making music or recording a podcast and how much money you have to spend. My vote goes to AmadeusPro
Making money online with the talents that you have is something that will all want to do. If you are a keen photographer why not consider using your skills in making stunning images to earn some cash. Submit your work to a portfolio on micro stock sites like iStock Photo and Fotolia and build yourself an income.
Scrivener is the Rolls Royce of writers software It has been just for the Mac but now is also available for Windows users. The Version 2 of Scrivener has a great set of tools for writers of all types. Whether you are writing just for InfoBarrel if if you are writing novels, for journalism, papers for your studies, Scrivener is the business.
the first impression you get when trying out new software will colour your views on it to a point that you may never use it after the first play with it. Eazydraw is a Mac graphics application that i tried out and I ended up with mixed views about it. It has some good points and a few bad points. Which emotion won the day with EazyDraw?
There are a lot of choices for microphones based on type - dynamic or condenser, USB, Firewire or 3.5mm jack, headset, one that will fit in a standard mic stand either floor or table type. Choice can also be influenced by the type of audio space you have, is it a quiet space or noisy. Here are some tips to help you decide.
Top ten applications for the plain vanilla iPad user. A range of applications that every iPad user should have a look at for daily use with the Apple tablet. Something to work with and something to play with and something to keep you organised.
Ordinary note taking or note taking for a specific purpose or would you rather find an application that does it all including adding pictures, audio video clips, PDF's and more. Here is a range of a top eight selection of note taking applications for the iPad
Mind mapping is a way to set your ideas free. Even though we get trained by our schooling to think, write and express ourselves in a linear, structured way, for most of us that actually stifles free thought and ingenuity. This is due to the different ways that the...