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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

How to setup Google Chromecast

. Connect Chromecast to HDMI port of the TV
. If it is not possible to connect Chromecast to TV HDMI port directly, connect the HDMI Extender cable to TV HDMI port, then connect Extender cable to Chromecast
. If USB port on TV is available, connect Chromecast to USB cable, then USB cable to TV USB port
. If TV does not have USB port, connect power adaptor to Chromecast, then plug power adaptor to electric power socket
. Switch on TV and Chromecast
. Change TV input to the correct HDMI port
. Once connected to the right HDMI port, you should get a Chromecast setup screen telling you to go to www.chromecast.com/setup and your Chromecast id which may read as chromecast1234
. Using your mobile phone, tablet or laptop, download the Chromecast App from either Google Playstore or Apple Playstore
. Accept the terms. App will scan for Chromecast
. Go to WiFi settings and select your Chromecast which in the example is Chromecast1234, then wait for it to connect
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Monday, September 14, 2015

Chromebook tip: How to explore external storage to open files

Exploring files stored in external storage on a Chromebook is not as straight forward as on a desktop where you right-click on the START button then click OPEN WINDOWS EXPLORER.

For Chromebook, you have to use keyboard shortcut: press SHIFT + ALT + M

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Record webinar: Applian Replay Video Capture

The best tool to record webinar is the Applian Replay Video Capture.  All you need is to open the software, click
GET VIDEO > RECORD > Start webinar
and Replay Video Capture will record the webinar.

Applian Replay Video Capture record webinar
Applian Replay Video Capture record webinar


However, it is important to note that the recorded file is not saved to the same folder as the Applian Replay Media Capture. Here are the steps to locate the recorded file:

 Open program > Click SETTINGS > TOOLS (toolbar at the top) > SETUP STORAGE FOLDER

When I do that on my computer, what get is a popup which showed the cascading folders and at the top of the popup it showed

C:\Users\BlogStar\Videos\RVC Recordings

So to get the recorded file, open Windows Explorer and find the folder RVC Recordings folder.