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  • Top 5 Father's Day Movies For Your #1 Dad

    Father's Day, that age old celebration to honor fathers is June 17th this year. This is a good time when you can let your father know how much you love and appreciate him. If you are still wondering what to get your dad, here is a list of the top 5 Father's Day movies that cross the genres and should easily appeal to most dads.

    List of Best Father's Day Movies 2012

    Father's Day Movie No.1 - That's My Boy

    Status: Release June 15, 2012

    Genre: Comedy

    Plot Summary: "While still in his early teens, Donny Berger (Adam Sandler) fathered a son, Han Solo Berger (Andy Samberg), with his teacher and raised him as a single parent up until Hans' 18th birthday. Now, 30 years later Donny needs $43,000 to pay off the IRS to avoid 3 years of jail time. Han (who changed his name to Todd Peterson) is a wealthy and successful business man who gets a pleasant surprise on the eve of his wedding when an uninvited Donny suddenly shows up for some father and son time. Desperate to get the $43,000 he owes, Donny tries to reconnect with his son. He is now forced to deal with the repercussions of his bad parenting skills."

    Father's Day Movie No.2 - Rock of Ages

    Release Date: June 15, 2012

    Genre: Musical/Romance

    Plot Summary: Set in 1987 Los Angeles, Drew and Sherrie are two young people chasing their dreams in the big city. When they meet, it's love at first sight, though their romance will face a series of challenges. The film is based on the hit Broadway musical of the same name.

    Father's Day Movie No.3 - The Avengers

    Status: Out

    Genre: Action, Adventure

    Plot Summary: Continuing the epic big-screen adventures started in "Iron Man," "The Incredible Hulk," "Iron Man 2," "Thor" and "Captain America: The First Avenger," "Marvel's The Avengers" is the superhero team up of a lifetime. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as SHIELD, finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.

    Father's Day Movie No.4 - Snow White and the Huntsman

    Status: Out

    Genre: Action, Adventure

    Plot Summary: In the epic action-adventure "Snow White and the Huntsman," Kristen Stewart (Twilight) plays the only person in the land fairer than the evil queen (Charlize Theron) who is out to destroy her. But what the wicked ruler never imagined is that the young woman threatening her reign has been training in the art of war with a huntsman (Chris Hemsworth, "Thor") who was dispatched to kill her. Sam Claflin ("Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides") joins the cast as the prince long enchanted by Snow White's beauty and power.

    Father's Day Movie No.5 - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    Status: Out

    Genre: Comedy, Drama

    Plot Summary: For a group of English pensioners (Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson, Penelope Wilton, Celia Imrie and Ronald Pickup), retirement takes an unconventional turn when they abandon their homeland, enticed by advertisements for 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel', a seemingly luxurious sanctuary in India. On arrival, they discover that the hotel falls somewhat short of the romantic idyll promised in the brochure.

    Tags: Holiday
    Jun 12 5:20 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Aneesoft Gives Away YouTube Converter At Bitsdujour.com

    Great News! Aneesoft will give away their YouTube Converter at www.bitsdujour.com on June 10th, 2012. The original price of this converter is $24.95, but it is totally FREE now.

    Aneesoft YouTube Converter comes up with YouTube downloader and converter, is specifically designed for Windows PC users to download and convert online videos from YouTube, Metacafe, Blip, Break and Bing sites, to the video or audio format you need for portable devices. Just copy and paste the URLs into Aneesoft YouTube Converter, the added online videos will be downloaded with great speed.

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    Key features of Aneesoft YouTube Converter include:

    Batch and free download online videos from YouTube, Metacafe, Blip, Break and Bing video sharing sites.

    Customize video format and quality (HD 1080P, HD 720P, HD…) before download.

    Convert the downloaded videos, as well as local FLV, F4V, MP4, WEBM videos to various video/audio formats, such as AVI, MP4, WMV, 3GP, MOV, MP3, AAC etc. See the full list of supported formats

    Optimized output profiles for The new iPad, iPad 2, iPhone 4S, Apple TV, Kindle Fire, iPod Touch, HP Touchpad, iTunes, PSP, PS3, Xbox 360, Galaxy Tab, BlackBerry, Nokia phone etc.

    View the downloaded videos with built in player.

    Free lifetime technical support and upgrade.

    Source: bitsdujour.com

    The promotion is scheduled for June 10th, 2012. You won't miss it!

    Jun 07 10:59 PM | Link | Comment!
  • How To Embed YouTube Video Into Keynote Presentations

    Found a valuable video on YouTube that is perfect for your Keynote presentation and would like to embed it into the Keynote other than creating a hyperlink for it?

    If we just creating a hyperlink of the video to the Keynote, the speakers will have to quit from Keynote and use the web browser to play the relevant video, which would of cause interrupt the flow of the presentations and sadly for one speaker it was a total distraction as the Wi-Fi hotspot he was using couldn't actually stream fast enough for the video to play at all.

    In this article, we'll show you how to embed a YouTube video into Keynote presentations so that we can play YouTube video in Keynote anywhere even without internet connection.

    Keynote Compatible Video Formats:

    QuickTime MP4, MOV, M4V video formats (including MPEG-2 and DV)

    Step 1: Download and Convert YouTube Video to Keynote Compatible Video Formats

    Mac users have to first download YouTube videos before inserting into a Keynote presentation. This is easier with Free YouTube Downloader software like Enolsoft Free YouTube Downloader for Mac or free online sites like Zamzar.com.

    Zamzar.com already contains the function to convert YouTube videos which is under 100MB to some video formats like MOV, MP4, and 3GP etc. An Email address is required to receive the converted files, if you only need to convert or download videos under 100MB and doesn't care about leaking out your email address, Zamzar.com might be the best choice for you to download and Convert YouTube videos to Keynote formats.

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    For alternative, you can also convert the downloaded YouTube videos to Keynote compatible video format with professional Mac Video Converter software, which always performance much better than free online sites and most of all, these Mac video converter software usually contain some simple video editing features (Crop, Trim, Watermark, Effect etc.) for you to edit your downloaded YouTube videos before inserting to Keynote.

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    Another all-in-one solution to download and convert YouTube videos to Keynote is called: YouTube Converter for Mac. The YouTube Converter for Mac software contains the function to both download and convert YouTube videos to the formats you need for inserting to Keynote, as well as for playback YouTube videos offline on any popular portable devices.

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    Step 2: Embed Downloaded YouTube Video into Keynote

    1): Embed downloaded YouTube Video into Keynote (Mac Version)

    You can now drag the converted YouTube video file directly into Keynote or use SHIFT + CMD + V to place via the insert method. Like any other media asset you can use Keynote's inspector panel to add a border, shadow and even a reflection.

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    2): Embed downloaded YouTube Video into iPad/iPhone Keynote (iOS Version)

    Before you can add the download YouTube videos into iPad/iPhone Keynote, you must first make them available on your iOS device by syncing with iTunes. Once you've synced the downloaded YouTube videos to your iPad/iPhone, follow these steps to add a video to a Keynote slide:

    1.Tap the Media window icon at the top-right of the display in Keynote for iOS.

    2.When the Photo Albums page opens, tap Media.

    3.Tap the photo album that contains your video.

    4.Tap the video thumbnail you want.

    5.Tap Use. The video and its audio track will play automatically when the slide is played by tapping the play icon.

    Tips:

    Keynote offers some really nice advanced video control features from within the Inspector. Click on the Quicktime logo on the top right on the Inspector panel, you can change the poster image (i.e. the image that appears before the video plays) and you can also adjust the start and stop markers.

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    Tags: YouTube, Keynote
    Jun 04 2:41 AM | Link | Comment!
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