Creating DVD for interlaced videos from digital camcorder

January 10, 2011

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Recently I tried to import all my videos from my old SONY digital camcorder and transcode them to DVDs for sharing, and I’d like to summarize what I leant here as a future reference for myself. 🙂 Theory part PAL vs. NTSC The first thing I figured out is that my digital camcorder records PAL […]

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File-level backup in Windows Server 2008 R2 by using robocopy command

January 1, 2011

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Microsoft has added better support for both block-level backup and file-level backup in Windows Server 2008 R2 comparing to its predecessor Windows Server 2008. The new features including: Better support for file level backup: you can now choose folders and files to be included or excluded without backup the whole partition which makes the backup […]

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Common bugs in writing

December 21, 2010

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A very nice article by Henning Schulzrinne which explains how to avoid common errors in writing formal technical report, you can find the original post here. Avoid use of passive tense if at all possible. Example: "In each reservation request message, a refresh interval used by the sender is included." reads better and shorter as […]

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Configure remote desktop service for Windows Server 2008 R2

November 28, 2010

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In this article I will try to explain how to configure remote desktop service for Windows Server 2008 R2 in order to get both Aero and audio redirection at client side. Please follow the steps below: 1. Make sure that you have set password for Administrator user, otherwise login as Administrator and change password at […]

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Introduction to MediaMonkey

November 22, 2010

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MediaMonkey as a music management tool is an ideal alternative to ITunes which provides support for most common lossless audio formats such as OGG and FLAC if you don’t want to be stuck with Apple’s crap ALAC lossless format. Let’s have a look at what it can do in this article. Identify and tag tracks […]

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HTML 5 features, tips, and techniques you must know

November 22, 2010

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Jeffrey Way wrote an excellent tutorial on new features, tips, and techniques of the new coming HTML 5 which is considered as a big improvement over HTML 4. The full tutorial can be found here, and be aware that the page is constantly updated to include new content. I Among all new HTML 5 features […]

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善用PT站点的RSS功能

November 21, 2010

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大部分PT站点都提供RSS功能以帮助用户获取最新下载资讯,这里我以CHDBits为例介绍下如何使用这个功能使我们不必登陆PT站就可以获知最新发布的电影甚至自动下载最新发布的电影。

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