Best Streaming Devices For 2121

There are a lot of TV streaming devices out there, many of them I’ve used. Here is a list… Roku – The Roku was my first streaming device. Roku is compatible with all streaming services, I think. Roku comes in many forms, a box and a stick. There are versions with just 1080P and others…

Public Library Resources

In this time of pandemic and quarantine me are all looking for media to consume. Many libraries including the Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) has many resources not the least of which are books. All locations are closed do to the pandemic but the website is chalked full of media including: downloadable book (PDF, other…

Free Video Editors

There are a number of free video editors out there. Don’t willy-nilly go searching Google for them. You will end up in the deepest rat-whole at best and you computer getting infected at worst. Here are a some vetted editors for you.. Microsoft Photos is a very simple application that is mostly used to manage…

YouTube Essentials

YouTube is the worlds largest video sharing site. YouTube has nearly 2 billion active users and many casual users. Its uses very from mere entertainment to learning a new skill. Many users upload videos to promote their projects or a product. Get Started With YouTube Basics

Subscribing To Your Favorite Channels

If you are not a regular user of YouTube you may not know that you can subscribe to channels that produce content which you’re particularly fond. When you have multiple subscriptions you can view all of the updates to those channels on the Subscriptions page.

What is a Chromecast?

A Chromecast is a streaming video player from Google that plugs in to your TVs HDMI port. Simply use your device and the TV you own to stream TV shows, movies, games and more. Chromecast works with iPhone®, iPad®, Android phone and tablet, Mac® and Windows® laptop and Chromebook. The price at $35 it is almost…

On Demand Internet TV

The most popular video services are totally on-demand. Their low cost and ease of use makes them ideal for the active watcher. Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 93 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series,…

Duo, a new, simple video calling app

Duo is a video chat mobile app developed by Google, available on both Android and iOS. Google Duo will replace Hangouts for video calling within the suite of Googles apps. Features: HD 720p video Optimized for low bandwidth mobile networks. The app optimizes WebRTC and uses QUIC over UDP. Optimisation is further achieved through the degradation…

Google Allo, A Smart Messaging App

Allo is an instant messaging mobile app developed by Google that includes a virtual assistant and provides a “smart reply” function that allows users to reply without typing. Allo’s “Smart reply” function uses Google’s machine learning technology to suggest a reply to the last message, which can be selected from a few options. The feature…

More Hardware Announced At I/O

Announced at Google I/O last week were several hardware products including: Google Home – a Wi-Fi speaker that also works as a smarthome control center and an assistant for the whole family. Daydream view –  a high-quality VR headeset. Our goal for Daydream is to simplify the complexity behind virtual reality. Google Wifi – a mesh wifi system…