Video Files to DVD

Video Files to DVD - ImportA computer DVD burner makes it easy to convert video files to dvd.

Video files consume a lot of memory on a computer -- as much as 10 gigabytes for every hour of recorded footage -- so converting video to a DVD disc makes it possible to free up hard drive space. The computer or laptop must be equipped with a DVD burner to record videos to disc. Most computers with a burner will also have DVD software installed to manage the recording. With a supply of blank recordable DVDs, videos can be moved off the computer's hard drive and onto long-lasting media discs.

Items you will need:

Faster Streaming

Faster Streaming - IPAD
To stream or not to stream?  Well, have you decided?  If the answer is 'yes', I want to stream, and if you have been streaming and using Wi-Fi to do it, like many of us have been, then maybe, after seeing just how 'well' basic streaming works, your next wish would be:

How Can I Stream Faster?!!

What is 4K TV?

What is 4K TV?
Pictured: 84-inch LCD (Ultra High Def 4K TV)
Technology inevitably marches on.  '4K TVs', 'QuadHD TVs', or 'Ultra HD 4K TVs' as the manufacturers are calling them, are new to the market and here's what we know about them so far.  If you are video geeks like us here at VideoCrib you may want to look for one to purchase, or at least go to the store to check one out. 

Disc Cleaners

You've seen them in stores, or online.  They may be in the form of wet or dry cloths or wipes, or simply a dry anti-static cloth accompanied by an alcohol based spray cleaning bottle.  Does this product really do its job, do you really need to spend 15 to 30 dollars (or more) to clean your CD, DVD or Blu-ray disc, and will it even be worth it?  What will you expect to get?  Improved sound, more crisp and clear, and a sharper, clearer video experience?  Maybe...

Disc Cleaners

3D TV

What is 3D TV?
It's been over 4 years since the first modern 3D TV's have hit the market (back in March 2010), giving viewers a chance to enjoy 3D Blu-ray movies, 3D TV programming, and play 3D games.  The technology behind it is still relatively new, so let's attempt to dig in and answer some of the questions...

Best Audio Connection

So you've got a Home Theatre Amp or Receiver, and you're trying to solve the mystery of sound, as in which of the many possible connections should I use to get the best possible sound out of my 'monster speaker system' or even just a compact space-saving one, while using either a set-top box or DVD/Blu-ray player as input.

Well, let's try to decode the mystery...

VHS Tapes to DVD

VHS Tapes to DVD
Converting VHS to DVD - Do It Yourself and Save Lots of Money

If you would like to transfer VHS tapes to DVD, there are several options, and if done correctly, the DVD's can look even sharper than the original VHS tapes (and even though we focus here on VHS, this process can also apply to VHS-C, SVHS, Hi8, regular, and even Beta).

There are a Few Methods to Do the Conversion:

Best TV Picture

Best TV PictureIf you have shopped for and now own a High-Definition TV, the one thing you may have noticed is generally how bright, perhaps overly vivid, or in general just how 'jacked-up' the HD TV pictures look in the retail or video store showrooms.  There is a reason for this...