What Is YouTube?

What is YouTube? YouTube is an online service that allows multiple users to view videos of other people. They do this by uploading the videos of themselves, and downloading the videos of other people. Unregistered viewers can see many videos. …[Continue]

What is a Video Codec?

Codec (short for compressor/decompressor) is a compression format used in video, such as MPEG-4 or DivX.. Your computer media player (for example, Windows Media Player, QuickTime or iTunes) should recognize the codec required for a particular video, and play the …[Continue]

Online File Conversion

Have you ever wanted to convert a file into a different format, but didn’t own the proper software? Zamzar is an online service that will convert files for free. It handles dozens of file conversions including documents, images, audio and …[Continue]

Embed Video

Both Google Video and it’s newly acquired subsidiary YouTube allow you to post their hosted videos on your own website. The YouTube code is listed directly on each YouTube page, but the Google code is somewhat hidden. To get at …[Continue]

Yuma Yuma

Gary “Yuma Yuma” Broslma, unintentional star of a homemade lip-sync music video that went viral last year is back with a new video and a new commercial website . If you’ve managed to avoid all the Yuma Yuma or YouTube …[Continue]

CNET Video Tutorials

Written tutorials are good, but often video tutorials are even better. CNET Insider Secret Videos is a pretty big collection of tutorials on tech subjects such as “Digitize Your Old Photos” and “It’s Easy to Setup a WiFi Network.” In …[Continue]

iPod Video Formats

Apple’s fifth-generation video iPod supports three video formats: MPEG-4, H264, and M4V (the copy-protected format used for videos sold through iTunes.) To convert a your own videos to an iPod format, you can use QuickTime Pro,…[Continue]