What format is right for me? – Part 4: Streaming

This is the final part of a series where we explore the four main ways to digitize your movies and photos: DVD, USB, Digital Download, and Streaming. We’ll talk about the advantages of each format so you can choose the one that is the best for you and your family. Go back to Part 1 – DVD  Go back to … Read More

What format is right for me? – Part 3: The Direct Download

This is part three of a four-part series where we explore the main ways to digitize your movies and photos: DVD, USB, Digital Download, and Streaming. We’ll talk about the advantages of each format so you can choose the one that is the best for you and your family. Go back to Part 1 – DVD  Go back to Part … Read More

What format is right for me? – Part 2: The USB

This is part two of a four-part series where we explore the four main ways to digitize your movies and photos: DVD, USB, Digital Download, and Streaming. We’ll talk about the advantages of each format so you can choose the one that is the best for you and your family. Go back to Part 1 – DVD  Skip ahead to … Read More

What format is right for me? – Part 1: The DVD

Many of us remember that famous scene from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation where Clark Griswold unveils the Christmas lights he so proudly put on his house. He brings the whole family outside to watch the unveiling: his wife, the in-laws, his parents, the children. You can feel the anticipation as they talk amongst themselves in the cold. They know how … Read More

A plain English explanation of the cloud

Here is my plain English explanation of “the cloud” without the technical gobbledygook.  “The Cloud” is storage for your digital stuff (movies and photos). Companies like Dropbox, Apple, and Google provide cloud storage space for a small fee (often less than $5 bucks a month).  This storage is on the Internet rather than on your computer. So if your computer … Read More