Here you will find all posts archived from July 2011.

How to Stream Videos to your Wii

Posted July 30th, 2011 by

A couple of years ago, we bought a Wii as to encourage us to engage in ‘exercise’ and ‘physical activity’. We used it for games for approximately one and a half years, after which it sat there waiting for parties and special events. But then I had an idea; it’s connected to the TV, so why not use it to play videos on the big screen?


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Using FFMPEG to convert videos

Posted July 12th, 2011 by

FFmpeg is tool that’s used to convert audio and video to other formats. It’s very versatile, and is cross-platform and supports input from files, streams and video/audio devices. Pretty much every codec I can think of is supported, making FFmpeg my favourite tool for converting videos for viewing on my phone. In this article, you’ll learn how to use FFmpeg, with its many parameters and properties explained.


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Explaining the Internet

Posted July 11th, 2011 by

Billions of people around the world are using the Internet, and whether they know it or not, there are lots of things happening under the hood letting them browse the web, play online games, stream video, etc. This article hopes to give a little insight into how the Internet actually works.


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Posted July 9th, 2011 by

This is the first post from me, the administrator or, a site that aims to provide good quality how-to’s and articles on computing and technology. It’s also my personal site, so it will contain personal blog posts as well as my own creations, which usually never get finished.  Hope you enjoy the site. 🙂

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