So now that I've converted basically my entire "video life" to the Mac platform and iMovie (and final cut studio soon...), I hit a roadblock when I tried to bring WMV's from my previous Windows-life into iMovie. So I tried a few tricks and while my tricks are usually pretty handy, I couldn't find a good way to go from WMV to MP4, or even to go from WMV to MOV. The iMovie WMV … [Read more...] about How to Convert WMV to iMovie (MP4) for Free –
Display Fusion Review: Strech the Taskbar and Increase Productivity
I've been using multiple monitors for around the last ten years, and one of the most frustrating limitation of Windows (Windows 95 through Windows 7 so far) is that there is no native support for extending your taskbar. So I worked for a long time, managing my two monitors and their windows by hand, and leaving all of the minimized programs on the primary monitor. Then one … [Read more...] about Display Fusion Review: Strech the Taskbar and Increase Productivity
4 – A Review of SmartSVN–A GUI Subversion Client for Windows
This article is the third in a series of guides about my experiences using Subversion (svn) for Web Development. These are the articles in the series: 1. A Desktop-Laptop Solution for Web Developers – Using Subversion to Co-Exist (this article) 2. What is Subversion and How Does it Help in the Web Design and Development Process? 3. A Subversion Workflow for Web Developers … [Read more...] about 4 – A Review of SmartSVN–A GUI Subversion Client for Windows
My Life Organized Review — A Tree-Based To Do List Program and Possible Ecco Pro Replacement
When it comes to my to-do lists and organizing my tasks, I'm a very meticulous person and consequently it's been difficult for me to find To-Do list software that can handle what my task management. I've used Outlook and Thunderbird's task management implementations, and I've used Google Calendar and my Blackberry as well. And while all of these options do have some winning … [Read more...] about My Life Organized Review — A Tree-Based To Do List Program and Possible Ecco Pro Replacement
Online Backup Services and Synchronization: Do you Trust the Algorithm Not to Delete your Files and Pictures?
The large majority of people I know manage more than one machine, and often like to keep their data synchronized between these two machines. In my backup workflow, where my laptop is the primary originator of most of my data, I use Syncback Pro to make sure the data is correctly synchronized between my laptop and my desktop, and I then use SpiderOak's online backup client … [Read more...] about Online Backup Services and Synchronization: Do you Trust the Algorithm Not to Delete your Files and Pictures?