How to connect an external microphone to my computer

You have that wonderful and rather expensive external mic with XLR connection and discovered it doesn’t work on your computer?  Yet, you bought an adapter for the XLR connection to fit into the sound board of your computer and it still doesn’t work? Chances are that your mic needs a lot of phantom power.  Professional … Read more

How to make your video bigger without resizing

Let’s say you have a 320pixels x 240pixels movie and you want to upload it to a video channel? Then you need to adapt your video so that it will not stretch and look blurry. There is a rather simple trick for that: importing your video into a new one which is 480×360 pixels. That … Read more

Password creator for web accounts

We keep doing it, using the name of our dog or cat as a password and at some point, we are amazed someone breaks into our web space or bank account because it is so easy to guess.  Here is an utility that creates safe passwords for you, a courtesy of Raboo Design.  The only … Read more

Blogs don’t die, they go to sleep

No posts in 14 days, I should feel bad about it, but there are reasons: First, I went on vacation and directly after that, my body explained to me that the vacation wasn’t long enough, so it used a weapon I cannot resist, it went on strike. Hence, I’ve got the flu. That will happen … Read more

Free Flash Video player – Windows

Here you find a free Flash Video player for Windows by the creative folks of Applian technologies: Applian FLV Player 2.0,  which you can use to view the videos you create with Vlog It, Camtasia and any other video editors that can produce FLV movies.  I use it myself quite often and I’m very happy … Read more