2009 Research and Development Summary

AVCHD MP4 H.264 (720p) video editing and playbackWestern Digital WD TV HD Media Player(alternative in some respects to Apple TV)EyeTV (ATSC HDTV / DVR for Mac OS X)Mac OS X 10.6 “Snow Leopard”Ubuntu (Linux)Hard disk cloningPC troubleshootingDymo LabelWritersNetbooksSQLiteOpenOfficeWindows 7

Skype Video Testing

Just a note that in December 2006, I installed and evaluated the latest versions of Skype for Mac and PC. I tested interoperability between Mac and PC, and video conferencing. I recommend Skype because of interoperability and the large international user base. I also looked at web cameras. There are a lot of them. I… Continue reading Skype Video Testing

Using FileMaker Pro as a GUI to a SQL Database

As of 11-17-2005, I’ve built a sample model for using FileMaker Pro as a GUI to a SQL Database using ODBC. My objective was merely to explore whether it was practical to use FMP (rather than other less “friendly” GUI applications or tedious Web-browser based HTML/PHP interfaces). I had found no useful examples on the… Continue reading Using FileMaker Pro as a GUI to a SQL Database

Word Press Bookmarklet

An easier way to quickly post something. Still requires logging in (if not already). Oh, what the note about this feature probably means to say is that after logging in you can go about browsing the web wherever. Then whenever you want to post something to your blog, you can just use the bookmarklet link,… Continue reading Word Press Bookmarklet

Another research topic – More DreamHost Goodies

DreamHost’s latest newsletter (Newsletter v7.1 January 2005) describes additional “Goodies” which can enhance client web sites, such as Bulletin Boards, Polls, and Stores. Here’re some excerpts below. — … we’ve converted the new “Goodies > WordPress Blog” area into the now-even-newer “Goodies > One-Click Installs” area! Everything’s just like it was before, except now you… Continue reading Another research topic – More DreamHost Goodies

Press Release – Redondo Beach CA USA – 12/5/2004

In order to provide expanded and enhanced customer support, DigiVideoPlus.com now offers WordPress-based blogging for customers, as a free “goodie” on any fully-hosted domain. WordPress is free, open source weblog software based on PHP and MySQL. “Mere mortals” can post and comment on site articles — no Web programming skill is required. For more information… Continue reading Press Release – Redondo Beach CA USA – 12/5/2004