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Take Pictures Like A Pro!
No matter what your subject matter is, a serene landscape, a bird nestling in the trees, your toddler covered in chocolate or just the dog sleeping in its basket, we all want to achieve photographs that have that professional looking edge. Here are some tips on how to achieve... Read more
VLC Media Player Has Been Updated To 2.1.5
VLC Media Player is one of the top, free media players that are available. VLC Media Player has versatile multi-format playback capabilities.  The app has an easy to navigate and basic UI with a huge array of customization options. VLC plays almost any video or music file format you... Read more
How To Add Subtitles In VLC Player
VLC player is a great application to play all sorts of your media files.  But what if you want to watch a movie with subtitles, but the file you have acquired has none?  Don’t panic, you can add them yourself!  It really is simple, once you know how to... Read more
The Flone: A Phone & Drone Combined
What do you get when you combine a smartphone with a frame that enables it to fly through the air? Why, you get a Flone, of course! Who says you have to be a multi-millionaire to own your very own drone? Some inventors have figured out a way to... Read more
How To Share Your Screen With Skype
Have you ever wanted to show a friend, whom you are talking to over the Internet, something on your computer, but just don’t know how? Skype has a great feature that allows you to share your screen on your Windows desktop. Screen sharing lets you share your computer screen... Read more
Check Out The Latest Version Of Aimp
AIMP is a high quality, free audio player that supports a large number of formats. The software works with multiple playlists, allows creation of bookmarks and also has a playback queue function. Aimp Key Features include: Crystal-clear sound, technology of reproduction essentially differs from Winamp and WMP.  Sensitive equalizer.... Read more
Download The Latest Version Of Frostwire
FrostWire is a BitTorrent client that is a collaborative effort from many Open Source and freelance developers from all over the globe.  You may remember it from it’s old days when it was formerly a Gnutella client? By using the most recent version of FrostWire, users can enjoy the... Read more
Official UK Music Chart To Now Include Streaming
I remember when I was child, my big sister would go nuts if she was going to miss ‘taping’ the Official Top 40 on a Sunday afternoon.  I guess she wanted to listen to the tape all week until next week’s Official Top 40 was announced.  The sales of... Read more
YouTube Deleting Independent Music Artists From Site
I don’t know about you, but before I subscribed to the musical service Spotify, I would usually always go and preview music on YouTube before I decided to buy it. I was rarely disappointed by Youtube, as as I was almost always able to find just the artist and... Read more
Download The Latest Version Of IrfanView
IrfanView is a quick, small and compact Freeware graphic viewer for Windows.  You can manipulate and export images in a variety of formats.  There is support for old file formats and in a variety of languages. Key Features of IrfanView include: Many supported file formats.  Multi language support.  Thumbnail/preview... Read more
GoPro Captures The Moment A Parachute Fails Above Sydney
A 27-year old Canadian skydiver has released footage of the moment his parachute failed, sending him into a violent spin as he plummeted towards the ground. The terrifying event occurred during a routine skydive over Wilton, south west of Sydney and was recorded on a GoPro headcam. After leaping... Read more
GOM Player Update Now Available
GOM Player is a freeware media player, which has popular audio & video codecs built-in.  GOM includes many different codecs such as; XviD, DivX, FLV1, AC3, OGG, MP4 and H263, so you don’t have to install any separate codecs for most videos.  Even if you find a video, which... Read more
Get The Perfect Selfie Every Time With This Guide!
When it comes to selfies, TechBeat has it covered – we’ve shown you the best and worst celebrity selfies, the best timed ones and how people will go to extreme lengths to capture that crazy selfie. But is there a secret to snapping your good side? With the numerous... Read more
Fasten Your Seatbelts For The Craziest GoPro Videos Ever
GoPro makes wearable cameras for lovers of extreme sports. The most daring of sportspeople strap on their robust cameras and capture action videos from their own scary yet truly amazing perspective. We’ve picked out seven of our favourite and downright scary videos. Enjoy! Watch Kelly McGarry as he rides... Read more
THIS is The Most-Watched YouTube Video Ever
Isn’t Youtube great? There are few easier and more entertaining ways to pass your time than with a good Youtube video. (Or 10). With all of the different Youtube videos out there, it’s only natural to sometimes wonder what the most popular video of all time is. Is it... Read more
XBMC Media Centre Update Now Available
XBMC is a media centre application, which runs upon Linux, Mac OS X, Windows and Xbox platforms.  This award winning software is the ultimate hub for all your media.  XBMC is easy to use.  It looks polished and also has a large community. XBMC supports viewing and playing a... Read more
Finally: Headphones Your Kids Can’t Break!
I don’t know about you, but I’ve had to deal with several cases of broken headphones in my life. It seems that either the plastic ultimately breaks, or that one of the lines gets a short in it and stops working altogether. When that happens, all you can really... Read more
Fumo Ash Tray Rewards You For Your Butt
First off, I am not a smoker, so I’ve never had to deal with an ash tray. I have had to pick up several cigarette butts from the ground while I’ve helped out with various sidewalk cleanup projects, though. Apparently, some people have a problem putting their butts in... Read more