Cute Video Audio Merger adds new soundtracks to your videos by merging video and audio recordings, including HD files, into a single file in a variety of output formats. It can add sound to silent video or replace existing soundtracks with your audio files, such as music and narration. Basic operation and settings limit your ability to customize the videos Cute Video Audio Merger produces, but it's great for quick jobs like greeting cards, instructional videos, and Internet memes, and it lets you share your creations quickly, too. Cute Audio Video Merger is freeware for Windows NT/98 to … Read more
Sonic the Hedgehog, the longstanding Sega mascot, has driven to iOS.
Sega on Thursday announced the launch of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed for iOS. The game, which has been available on traditional game platforms, including the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, since 2012, has been modified to work with Apple's iPhone and iPad.
Like the console version, the game allows users to control Sonic or other Sega characters as they race through different tracks. The "Transformed" comes into play during a race when vehicles can be modified into a car, boat, or plane. The game also … Read more
iPubsoft YouTube Video Downloader for Mac offers you a quick and easy way of downloading YouTube videos to your local hard drive. While it does its job well, it could certainly benefit from deeper OS X integration. Still, it's worth trying out.
The first thing you will notice when launching iPubsoft YouTube Video Downloader for Mac is its appearance, which does not follow the OS X design language. The app has more of a Windows feel to it. In spite of this, however, the interface is pleasant enough and accessible, featuring only a handful of buttons. Downloading videos is … Read more
Apple has iTunes, Google has Play, and never the twain shall meet, right? Especially when it comes to sharing videos between the two platforms.
Surprise, surprise: If you've purchased a movie or TV show from the Google Play store, it's actually possible to view it on your iOS device -- no jailbreaking or other hoop-jumping required. Here's how:
Step 1: Install the YouTube app on your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad.
Step 2: Run the app and sign into your YouTube account (which is the same as your Google/Gmail account).
Step 3: Tap the menu button … Read more
The past 12 months have been defined by kids and their smartphones, a group that proved to have the power to make or break an app in a matter of weeks or months.
In 2013, youngsters didn't exactly abandon Facebook, but they did tire of it. Instead, they focused their energy on searching for parent-free hideouts and private social zones, as evidenced by the climactic ascendance of Instagram and messaging apps, Snapchat, WhatsApp, and Kik in particular.
In 2014, smartphone-toting youngsters will continue to influence trends in social with the dominant theme being that less is the new more … Read more
There's nothing quite like seeing a massive fireball burn through the night's sky. Much bigger and brighter than a shooting star, these dramatic meteors tend to catch onlookers' attention.
One recent fireball that blazed over Iowa and surrounding states, caused hundreds of wowed residents to call in the sighting to the American Meteor Society. The meteor appeared on December 26 around 5:45 p.m. local time. More than 1,200 people reported the sighting, making it the third most reported fireball in the history of the society's online reporting system.
Some witnesses said the fireball was … Read more
Some new Netflix users may be able to sign up for the streaming service for a dollar less than the regular rate.
According to Adweek, a new $6.99 per month plan is available for some people who want to stream on only one device in standard definition. Any extra devices or high-definition streaming will still cost $7.99 per month.
It appears that Netflix is testing this discounted plan for just some users when they sign up for the service. Some users aren't offered the $6.99 single-screen plan when signing in as a new customer.
It's … Read more
Long ago, in a living room far, far away, games like Donkey Kong Jr., Frogger, Laser Blast, Joust, Pac-Man, Q-bert, Centipede, Burgertime, and Dig Dug ruled our every waking moment. Pixilated characters beeped their way across our TV screens as we challenged our friends and families to a match on our Atari 2600, Atari 7800 ProSystem, Magnavox Odyssey, ColecoVision, and Astrocade game console systems.
Lock Photo + Video Safe provides a secondary layer of security within an app for your personal photos, videos, documents, and audio clips. The app has numerous options and features for setting up your secure partition, though it does suffer from a sometimes messy and hard to navigate interface that can slow down use of the app in many ways.
After setup, you'll be prompted to set your password. While the default is to the number pad, you can create a text password if you prefer -- an option not all security apps offer. After setting your password, you'll … Read more
Historically -- or at least at the six CES shows I've attended so far -- the big show hasn't been the best platform for video games. Sure, there's usually a presence of third-party console accessory manufacturers and a fair amount of impressive PC gaming hardware, but 2014 might make some serious gaming headlines.
We already know that Valve's SteamOS platform is going to be making a major showing at CES 2014, so we're anticipating Steam Machines (or SteamBoxes) not just from Valve, but from a bevy of third-party PC makers as well. The biggest news … Read more