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Computer and technology how-to's & product review videos - from iPods and iPads to Photoshop and MS Office. Edu-tainment at its best!

Ask the Techies (HD & AppleTV Video Format) D.Lee Beard

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Computer and technology how-to's & product review videos - from iPods and iPads to Photoshop and MS Office. Edu-tainment at its best!

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    Overlaying Images Over Google Maps & Satellite Images Using Google Earth: Ep. 150

    Overlaying Images Over Google Maps & Satellite Images Using Google Earth: Ep. 150

    D.Lee shows how to overlay an image onto Google Maps using Google Earth. For an example, he shows how to overlay a neighborhood plat map overtop of a Google satellite view to determine exactly where the property boundaries are. Overlaying images can be used to represent state information by county, historical information/maps, and to embark on further discoveries and illumination of information in a spatial context. Google Earth is a free download. (6min 42sec) Click Here to Play Episode 150

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    Measuring Distances with Google Earth: Ep. 149

    Measuring Distances with Google Earth: Ep. 149

    How far is it? D.Lee Beard shows how Google Earth can measure the distance between two objects and a distance with multiple turning points such as a walking or jogging route. Just how far do you walk? Watch and fine out. Click Here to Play Episode 149

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    Google Earth Intro & Viewing Historical Maps & Aerial Photos Ep. 147

    Google Earth Intro & Viewing Historical Maps & Aerial Photos Ep. 147

    D.Lee Beard presents a basic introductory tutorial in how to use the Google Earth application which is available for Mac OS X and Windows. He explains how to download it for free, navigate within it, view different layers, and how to change viewing angles to see terrain. He also explains how to use Google Earth to view historical maps and aerial photographs of various locations plus a complete globe overlay for an historical map view. (11min 32sec) Click Here to Download Episode 147

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    Checking Road Traffic Conditions: Ep. 146

    Checking Road Traffic Conditions: Ep. 146

    D.Lee Beard explains how you can check road traffic using Google Maps in a web browser and on the Apple iPad. Use this tip to avoid unnecessary delays on the highways this summer. Click Here to Play Episode 146

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    Free Music Sites to Use as Soundtracks: Ep. 145

    Free Music Sites to Use as Soundtracks: Ep. 145

    D.Lee Beard reviews several websites that offer free music that can be used in other creative projects such as soundtracks for videos you produce. (10min 56sec) Click here to play Episode 145

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    Creating Time Lapse Videos and Converting for PowerPoint Ep.144

    Creating Time Lapse Videos and Converting for PowerPoint Ep.144

    D.Lee Beard answers a viewer question about converting videos for PowerPoint using iSkysoft's Video Converter. He also shows a free way to take time lapse videos with a webcam using Gawker. 4min. 13sec. Click Here to Play Episode 144

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Pleasant, relaxing speaking voice. Excellent production values. Solid info and insight.

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