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Sharing FCPX or iMovie Libraries Between Computers


Date Published: 17th October 2017

Do you use Final Cut Pro X or iMovie to create videos and need to share the projects/events/libraries with multiple systems without exporting the individual projects to XML and then importing them? Grab yourself an external HDD or two and continue reading!

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Batch Converting RAW To JPG With ImageMagick


Date Published: 26th September 2017

Needing a fast, simple and free way to batch convert all your uncompressed RAW photography for a backup drive or cloud storage? Wishing you had a second card slot on your camera for on the fly JPG backups but don’t want to pay 1000s on a higher end camera with that functionality. Don’t want to waste space saving as JPG on the SD card you are saving the RAW photos to? ImageMagick has you sorted.

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Using One Set Of Speakers With Multiple PCs


Date Published: 17th May 2015

Do you use multiple computers and are looking for a way to share one headset/set of speakers with all of them at the same time?

Buying an audio mixer is expensive and using Y-splitters reduces the quality and is just more tedious than what it needs to be.
As long as you have a male to male 3.5mm AUX cable that is long enough for daisy chaining your setup, and have audio out/line in ports on your computers, you need nothing more.

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Create Microsoft Office Documents For Free & Keep Them Portable With Microsoft OneDrive


Date Published: 18th February 2014

Don’t you just hate those times when you need to do some work for school or open a document somebody emailed you but need Microsoft Office installed?
Have you ever forgotten or lost your memory stick with all of your work on?

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How To Turn Your Laptop Into A Chromebook


Date Published: 25th November 2013

Have you ever used Google’s Chrome Operating System?
Do you like what Chrome OS offers but are not fond of the still limited choice of Chromebook devices?
If you own a laptop or computer sitting around, given about two hours you can have a very nice Chromebook at your hands.
Read on to find out how.

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Create Custom Start Apps In Win 8(.1)


Date Published: 16th May 2013

The Windows 8 Start Screen looks brilliant right out of the box with all of the live colourful app tiles which constantly update with up to date information. (e.g: weather updating the temperature condition)
But what about when you install a desktop application? There is just the icon in a scare coloured box which is lifeless compared to the other apps. Wouldn’t it be great if could change that?

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Correcting Incorrectly Displayed Websites in Internet Explorer


Date Published: 16th March 2013

Have you visited a website on Internet Explorer that will not function and/or display correctly? How do you correct the problem? Ever since Internet Explorer 8 there has been a very easy method to do this using a feature called “Compatibility View”.

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