As an avid reader, I come across a plethora of words I don't know, but my iPhone is always right there to help figure out their meanings.
The native dictionaries in iOS, which have been around since 2011, let you define words on your iPhone on the fly in Safari, News, Notes, and other apps. But if you read or write in more than just English, you won't be able to see accurate definitions unless you add those other languages to your list of dictionaries manually.
When you're browsing the web, going through emails, or reading a book or magazine, you'll occasionally come across a word or phrase that you haven't seen before. This would be a perfect time to have some sort of built-in dictionary lookup service, but most Android apps lack such a feature.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to create high definition videos in iMovie. Begin by importing the video into the program. Click on Share and select Export using Quick Time. Set the Export to Movie to Quick Time Movie and then click on Options. Under Video, select Settings. Change the Compression Type to MPEG--4 Video, leave the frame rater at Current, Key frames to Automatic and Quality to the Best. Click OK and then click on Size under Video. Set the Dimensions to 1280 x 720 HD. T...
This tutorial goes over the Canon manual lenses that are produced with film cameras in mind, but you can buy an adapter to fit them to your digital cameras. This tutorial shows you how to use these FD lenses, and why you would want to.
You can take high resolution photos with just about any digital SLR, but whether these high resolution photos turn out impressive depends on setting, lighting, and the compliance of your subjects to pose. While photographing your friends and family in everyday life has these aforementioned conditions already set for you, if you take photos in the studio many factors can be adjusted to your liking.
You don't need a high definition television to take advantage of AppleTV! This tutorial shows you how to set up your Apple TV to function with a standard definition television set. You'll need an HDMI to DVI cable anda VGA to DVI adapter, and use the yellow composite video cords. Then adjust your settings, and you're ready to start watching your new Apple TV!
Time lapse is a dynamic filming technique, and can be even more interesting if the camera is moving while it films. You can achieve this effect by using the Dynamic Perception Stage Zero Dolly, MX2 DollyShield and Pentax K7, and this tutorial shows you how.
In this tutorial, we learn how to get high definition settings in Camtasia Studio. First, open up Camtasia Studio and your movie. After this, click to open up the link and go through the wizard. Instead of clicking on the pre-set mode, you will be able to choose the file format, which can be high definition. You can also change the name and add in a description. Then, click next and go through the QuickTime options. Go to the settings and change the frame rate to 30 and the quality to best in...
Professional quality, high definition video cameras are now getting within the grasp of independent film makers, and this tutorial shows you how you can use the Flip camera, or other small HD cameras, to shoot your own high quality projects.
In this tutorial, we receive some tips on how to calibrate a high-definition television when setting up a home theatre. For a complete demonstration of the process and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this home-theatre how-to from the folks at CNET.
StuffWorks shows viewers how to play high definition MKV videos on their PS3! First, visit www.mkv2vob.com and visit the forums. Under announcements click on the heading 'New Releases and Downloads. Click on the thread that reads "Download MKV2VOB here". Click on the download link, save the file to your computer, download and click run to install the program. When downloaded, open the program. Under output type, click which output type you would like, select the language as English, and the t...
Learn how to export HD video from Final Cut Pro for YouTube. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this tutorial.
This video tutorial shows you how to create various kinds of lists in HTML to add to your webpage.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to get high definition wallpapers using Google. Begin by opening your web browser and go to the Google website. Then click on Images from the top menu and type in "HD wallpapers" in the search bar. Now click on Google Search. In order to get the best picture quality, be sure to select Large images from the Showing drop-down menu. Once you found an image of your liking, click on the image to have it full sized. Now right-click on the images and select ...
In this series of home entertainment videos, our electronics expert Tony Ramirez tells you what you need to know about Blu-ray and HD DVD players. He begins his series with a discussion of the differences between these two formats and then explains the latest advances in high definition technology.
Hiddenstuff.com has great tips and tricks for the massive, multiplayer, online, role-playing game, World of Warcraft. Their guides and strategies for WoW are bound to help you out, outlining some of the most important tactics in the video game. This video tutorial will show you how to play World of Warcraft in high definition. Watch as your in game graphics go from dull to breathtaking!
This video shows you how to create and edit a JDF (job definition format) in Acrobat to automate the print production process. You'll learn how to effectively submit a newsletter to a print provider. Check out this video created by Adam Pratt now! Create JDF job definitions with Acrobat and InDesign.
You know YouTube is able to host high-defintion video content online now, right? Well, how do you watch it, or make it, or embed it? Well, this video tutorial will show you how to upload, embed and watch 720p HD video on YouTube. This YouTube hack will let you watch and embed videos in true 1280x720 high definition.
SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble."
DSLRs are great for shooting stunning, high-definition video. What they're not great for is recording (or monitoring) sound. This video from Philip Bloom and the staff of Vimeo will teach you how to tackle sound recording when shooting a movie with a DSLR like the Canon T2i, 7D or 5D Mark II.
See how to use the Sony Hi-Def PMW-EX3 digital camera, with a little help from Philip Bloom. This is a great video to teach you everything you need to know about this high definition camera, perfect for your short film.
A percent problem is one in which you are given a quantity and asked to compute the value of a percent of it. You may also be given the whole quantity and a part of it and asked to compute the percentage of the part in the whole. To do these kind of problems you need to use the rule which states that the ratio of the part to the base it equal to the ratio of the percent to hundred. That is part/base = percent/100. This comes from the definition of percentage which states that percentage is eq...
Cholowiz13 demonstrates how to draw an anamorphic spray can character, which can inspire your own cartoon characters for any artistic purpose. Without using any words, Cholowiz13 demonstrates the creation of a cartoon spray can character by starting with the eyes and mouth. He keeps the face simple and adjusts the body of the spray can to show action while fitting the face. A few simple curves form the hands and fingers. But for the best expression, add shading (especially inside the mouth, a...
In this clip, we learn a basic digital photography workflow, one which will enable you to enhance your favorite digital photos with both ease and speed. (Note: To follow along, you will need to have the application installed. Learn how to download and install the Mac App Store here.)
Apple recently released iOS 4.2 for all devices— iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch— and one of the best features is AirPlay, which lets you stream video directly to AppleTVs. There's only one problem— it will only stream video that meet's Apple's specifications.
There wouldn't be any chaos in the world without Benoit Mandelbort— chaos theory, that is. Mandelbrot, who just passed away at the age of 85, pioneered fractal geometry and greatly influenced chaos theory. He spent most of his life working in physics, biology and astronomy, and is best known for his Mandelbrot Set, a mathematical set of points in the complex plane (the boundary of which forms a fractal).
Eager to make a foray into the world of high-quality HD video with a Canon EOS 7D or Rebel T2i DSLR camera but don't know one end of the kit lens from the other? Never fear: This nine-part video tutorial offers a number of useful pointers for would-be shooters, discussing everything from basic camera handling and lens selection to exposure and white balancing options. For more information, and to get started shooting cinematic, high-definition digital video on your own Canon 7D or T2i (550D),...
This video is a makeup tutorial by Image Consultant Sharon Connolly, showing us how to look younger and more polished in just five minutes a day.
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect.
You can still make great high definition videos using the Canon digital SLR camera line. This video gives you quite a few tips you can use to start creating your own videos and movies - the most important one of which is to have fun!
Code your Flash-based website so that your content can remain the same, no matter if visitors are viewing your site on a computer screen, smartphone display or even a high-definition TV. This tutorial shows how you can code your fluid website to achieve the true fit effect.
See how to encode high-definition video especially for use on Vimeo with Apple's Compressor. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut suite of applications or just want to better prepare your video for Vimeo, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For specifics, and to get started optimizing your own video clips for use on Vimeo, watch this Final Cut Pro lesson.
Watch this instructional video to learn how to use Google Hacks. Google Hacks is a collection of software that explores Google's search function. Hacks is meant in this definition. "A Hack is a modification of a program or device to give the user access to features otherwise were unavailable to them. Watch this how-to video and find out how to use Google to access free media.
This is a definition and video explanation of the x-wing technique used in sudoku. Enjoy those pesky and boring waiting rooms with nothing to do. Play sudoku! Impress your friends. Boost your self image. Play sudoku!
Cell phones and mobile devices are getting more and more advanced everyday, and so is the equipped camera technology. You can now shoot HD (high-definition) video on newer mobile phones, which makes it easier to start your filmmaking projects, because it's a lot cheaper to buy a phone than a video camcorder. But, phones come in small packages, which means the video from your camera will be extremely shaky, no matter how steady of a hand you have. That's when it's necessary to have a camera st...
Tammy Snow will teach you how to brush your crochet to make your panda fuzzy. Take your finished crocheted head piece and fold it in half. Brush the head with a pull and lift action with your dog slicker brush. After brushing one way, turn the piece around and repeat brushing the opposite way. Repeat brushing and turning until the definition of your crochet stitches are almost invisible. The brushing could take up to an hour to get your desired appearance. Follow these simple instructions and...
Want to learn how to get that high fashion kind of smoky eye you see on the fashion runways? Smashbox Studios has a new name for it and it's called the "Smoldering Eye". The smoldering eye is a more diffused version of the smoky eye, with less definition. In this video, learn step-by-step, how to get that beautiful, sultry look with a little help from our friends called: the professionals.
The axillary fossa is classically known to most people as the armpit. Here, in this human anatomy video tutorial, you'll see how to dissect the axillary fossa, which in its technical definition is the hollow under the upper part of the arm below the shoulder joint, bounded by the pectoralis major, the latissimus dorsi, the anterior serratus muscles, and the humerus, and containing the axillary artery and vein, the infraclavicular part of the brachial plexus, lymph nodes and vessels, and areol...