Category Archives: Computer Tips

Background: Q&A with CyberLink

I mentioned in an earlier post that I am an MVP (Most Valued Professional) for CyberLink, which makes the video editing software I use, PowerDirector. They don’t pay me or anything, but I get early access to new products and … Continue reading

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CyberLink PowerDirector 12 Review

Bottom line: As far as I can tell, CyberLink PowerDirector 12 is by far and away the best of the consumer video editing suites. By consumer I mean you won’t use this to edit a feature-length film, but it’s still … Continue reading

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CyberLink PowerDirector 12 Review by Videomaker

I use CyberLink PowerDirector as my video editing tool for the ham radio videos and the motorcycling/4WD videos—and with every video I’m trying to raise the production values. Version 12 adds more capability, and this time I opted to also … Continue reading

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Programming the Wouxun KG-UV3D and the Baofeng UV-5R+

The Chinese are here! Chinese companies have entered the US ham radio market. They’ve come up with some very inexpensive handhelds, with prices so low that they’re hard to ignore. The Chinese radios will do everything that the Japanese radios … Continue reading

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WordPress: Photos are Easy to Add to Posts

Use WordPress? Like to add photos to your blog posts? Watch this video to see how easy it is. WordPress just makes it easier and easier!

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Out with Skybeam, In with WifiElite!

I finally gave up on Skybeam and now use WifiElite broadband. Much faster, doesn’t drop several times a day, etc. What I found really interesting is they were willing to do the installation even though everything here is covered in … Continue reading

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Comments Re-Enabled

After a few rounds with Jumpline’s support people, Askimet is once again connected and will filter out spam comments. So I’ve turned comments back on. Thanks for your patience! And, thank you to Jumpline for figuring out where the problem … Continue reading

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Vimeo Video Hosting vs YouTube

I’ve been pretty unhappy with the way YouTube puts in crazy video “artifacts” and have tried several different upload techniques to avoid them—to no avail. So, I thought I’d try Vimeo. Well, Vimeo is like stepping off a flying broomstick … Continue reading

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Shameless Self Promotion: My New Adventure Novel is Now on Kindle!

Normally I confine my publishing stuff to the Mt. Sneffels Press website, but I’m just too excited to limit myself to an announcement on only one website! My fantasy epic action adventure novel, The Unexpected Traveler, is now available on … Continue reading

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New Feature Added: Subscribe to This Website Via Email

WordPress recently updated their Jetpack plug-in, which means it’s now easy for you to subscribe to this blog. That means whenever I post something new here, you’ll get an email. That’s a lot easier than fussing with RSS, isn’t it! … Continue reading

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