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Sometimes slideshows display pictures too fast or too slow. A slideshow is designed to display a series of pictures on a timeline. If you created a slideshow to show to other people, it should display long enough for others to view your photos but not long enough to bore them. Using Windows Movie Maker, you can indicate how long each picture should be displayed and how long it should take to transition to the new photo.
Facebook is a widely used social networking platform originally created for college students to connect with each other. Over the few years it's been around, it's grown into a multi-million dollar business and new applications and functions have been added to enhance the user experience. You can add a variety of items to your Facebook wall, including links to songs. The best places to find songs to post to Facebook are websites with lots of free music, such as YouTube.
Windows Movie Maker is the movie-editing software included on Windows computers. Since QuickTime files, which carry the file extension "MOV," are movie files created by Apple, Windows Movie Maker doesn't accept them. To make a movie from Windows Movie Maker with QuickTime files, you must do some converting.
The "Prototype" game for the PlayStation 3 has many interesting features, such as vehicles you can pilot, super-human powers and giant tentacle mutants that dwarf buildings. However, a feature it tragically lacks is a map that details the location of all 200 landmark orb collectibles. These are blue and usually can be found at the top of tall buildings and monuments. You'll definitely run into a few of them by accident, but to quickly hunt them all down, saving weeks of hair pulling and desk thumping, you need to look up their exact locations. Fortunately, there are several maps you can find on the Internet.
If you are a big music fan, you may have so much music on your computer that you will need some organization to avoid having a messy workspace. ITunes, a software developed by Apple, allows you to have a music player with an interactive interface, as well as organize your music according to your needs. There are various options to organize your music, including sorting the songs by their name in alphabetical order.
Nintendo DSi Center is an online resource for Nintendo DSi owners. The site contains a vast collection of games, video clips and more that can all be downloaded directly to a Nintendo DS or DSi. To access the collection of downloads, you need to sign up for an account and pay a membership fee.
"Bejeweled Twist" offers a fresh take on the classic "Bejeweled" gameplay by adding a new control scheme, power-up items and obstacles such as bomb gems. Bomb gems are shaped like explosives and have a counter on the front displaying a number. Each time you make a move, the timer counts down by one. Once the timer hits zero, the bomb gem will explode. Get rid of the bomb gem before it reaches zero to avoid a potential "game over."
Nintendo Points are redeemed from Nintendo Points Cards that can be purchased from retailers. They can be used to buy downloadable content from the Wii Shop Channel or the Nintendo DSi Shop. The content available includes a variety of WiiWare and DSiWare games that have been created specifically for downloading, and a large range of classic games are also available for the Wii's Virtual Console. To redeem Nintendo Points on your console, you must be connected to the Internet.
Bass Pro Shop's "The Strike" fishing simulation game for the Nintendo Wii console is one of the most advanced fishing video games created to date. "The Strike" includes a lifelike fishing rod controller into which the Wii remote connects. The motion-sensitivity controls of the Wii provide real-time casting, reeling and drag control, just like you'd have with a real fishing pole.
The Tritton AX Pro is a surround sound headset that features eight small speakers designed to give you real surround sound, as opposed to the simulated sound found on cheaper headsets. Because the Tritton AX Pro is compatible with many platforms, it must be properly set up before it will function properly on the PS3. Common causes of no audio coming from the headset include not using the proper audio input and improperly configured audio settings.
John Marston is a former outlaw and the main protagonist of "Red Dead Redemption," an action-shooter game set in the days of the Wild West. However, how removed John is from his former life of crime is completely up to the player. "Red Dead Redemption" features sandbox-style game play, which allows the player to be as heroic or as villainous as desired. Playing John with a wicked streak will not affect the main plot line, but it will send the posses and bounty hunters after you until you pay off your bounty, allow yourself to become arrested or are killed.
Jinpachi Mishima is a character introduced to the Tekken series of fighting games in "Tekken 5." In the game he is the organizer of the "King of the Iron Fist Tournament 5" that players compete in, and he is also the founder of the Mishima Zaibatsu corporation. Although Jinpachi isn't a playable character in "Tekken 5," he can be unlocked in "Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection" for the PS3 if players are prepared to put some time into defeating the game's arcade mode.
Hopping on your mount and parading it around a capital city is just one of the many ways to kill downtime in "World of Warcraft." Whether you saved the money for a Traveler's Tundra Mammoth or picked up one of the cheaper Wintergrasp varieties, a mammoth mount certainly stands out from the crowd thanks mostly to its large size. You can draw more attention to yourself by spinning around on your mount, but you will need a mouse.
"We Ski and Snowboard" is a game for the Wii console that goes by many names. It's also known as "Family Ski World: Ski and Snowboard" in Asia and "Family Ski & Snowboard" in parts of Europe. The game is a followup to Wii's "We Ski," adding the ability to achieve radical moves on a snowboard as well as skis. Snowboards add a new dynamic to the game and moves such as the "right grab" are unique to snowboarding but requires a set of commands.
While you may not need to worry about buying fake Game Boy Advance games from popular electronic retailers such as Walmart and Best Buy, cartridges purchased from online and third-party sellers occasionally present problems. If you purchase a game from an international seller based out of East Asia, for instance, and it comes without a box or instruction booklet, or you get a game that doesn't work, you will have to determine whether you have a fake GBA game on your hands.
You must rally the people of Albion so they aid in the resistance effort during the main story of "Fable III." This mission tasks you with collecting guild seals, which are awarded for completing sidequests. One sidequest that awards guild seals is "Kidnapped." During this quest, you must rescue a Bowerstone resident's fiance. The fiance has been trapped in the dangerous underground area known as "The Cesspools."
The iPhone and iPod Touch rely on iTunes for synchronizing, storing and backing up the apps that you download to the device. Depending on the sync settings, iTunes may sometimes remove apps from the device rather than loading it onto the computer. You can follow a few steps when connecting the device to keep iTunes from deleting your apps and force the program to copy the apps to the computer. You can then turn off the automatic sync function to keep your apps safe.
The iTunes program plays music or videos from a library that is stored on the hard drive. To make a foot pedal control a function of iTunes, rather than pressing one of the controls, install a program that interacts between the pedal and the program's controls. A number of these free programs are available for download.
ITunes can manage your digital music files and help you get them onto your iPhone, iPod or other portable devices. Yet, when you play back your files, you may notice that the volume of one track is too loud or soft compared to the next. You can enable the "Sound Check" feature to have iTunes manage the volume levels of tracks for you, or you can manually edit the levels yourself. Volume settings are supported on many Apple devices.
Getting past the Well of Souls in "Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures" requires determination and a keen eye. The Well of Souls is known as one of the most difficult stages in the game. It starts out with Indy and Sallah trapped in a snake pit, and you know how much Indy hates snakes. Using Indy, Sallah and later Marion, you must make your way out of this pit one step at a time.