How To Speed Up Video Playback

YouTube speed selections

When viewing an online video, have you ever thought to yourself, “this video is too slow. I wish I could speed it up.” In this tutorial, I’ll show several ways to speed up video playback speed whether you’re using Windows Media Player, QuickTime, YouTube, or some other service.

Be Selective and Print Friendly

Document after clicking Format.

It’s no surprise to most readers that I hate buying printer ink. I find the process wasteful and expensive even if I recycle empty ink cartridges. You can imagine my joy when I found a free utility that saves ink and paper. It does this by allowing me to select the items from a web page I wish to print. It even saves web pages as a PDF file.

Webinar Tips for Presenters and Attendees

Webinar chat dialog about noise.

After attending seven live webinars in three days, I’m wondering if I got the return on my time. I was expecting these would be the best webinars based on the sales page and speakers. The advantage of viewing so many presentations in a short time is I could see patterns. I decided to convert these problems into webinar tips for presenters and attendees. Many of these tips are common sense and yet they were overlooked.

vCards -The Electronic Business Card

Example of .vcf file in VSCODE.

The easiest way to think of a vCard is as a “virtual” profile or business card. According to the RFC spec, “the profile is defined for representing and exchanging a variety of information about an individual (e.g., formatted and structured name and delivery addresses, email address, multiple telephone numbers, photograph, logo, audio clips, etc.). “

Find & Fix Error Messages

Ever feel like the error messages you see are in a different language than the one you speak? Even if you understand the words, you’re often left trying to determine the next step. Although some software programs provide excellent error messages, others leave you wanting more information. In this tutorial, I’ll show how to use some search troubleshooting methods.

Connect to FTP Sites with a Web Browser


The acronym FTP may sound new, but it is a well-established transfer protocol. Webmasters use FTP software to upload files from their computer to a web server. Some companies use FTP to distribute software updates, patches and forms. Although you can use dedicated FTP clients such as CuteFTP, WS_FTP and others, it’s easy to connect to FTP servers using your browser if you know the FTP browser syntax.