Archive for the ‘Multimedia’ Category
Do you have a pile of expensive DVD’s? Do you have Kids ? Does your kids have a pile of expensive Children’s DVD’s ? If you answer yes to at least TWO of these questions – you are aware that kids doesn’t always treat DVD’s very nice. I don’t know about your kids, but mine, hardly ever put the DVD back into its case. I can find them anywhere, on the floor, under the sofa, piled on top of the DVD player…Especially if they had a TV-day because of bad weather, being sick etc.
Remember back when the CD was first introduced – how they promised that a CD would withstand anything, heat, water, jam(!), you could even jump up and down on them…. yeah right. Okay, The CD and DVD are durable – but I have yet to find a CD or DVD that is completely child and scratch proof.
The most expensive DVD’s I buy are the one for Kids – so naturally I want to preserve them – making them last long enough for my kids to outgrow them. What do you do ?
I for one begun sniffing around after ways to take backups (for my own personal use) to preserve the original disk, and to burn a copy that my kids can (ab)use…
This is what I found…
Recently, we bought a new TV for our front room. One of the primary reasons for buying the TV is to connect it to our PC; this way, we can watch TV shows on something bigger than a desktop monitor. There are many TV shows freely available online these days. You can search YouTube, Hulu, and other great websites. But if you are looking for an integrated solution to find most, if not all, your TV shows, Miro may be the program for you.