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How to take screenshots on the Huawei Ascend P6?

I’ve had my Huawei Ascend P6 (on a well priced Vodacom contract) for more than just a couple of months now, and I have to say, this definitely was one of my better choices when it came to selecting a… Continue Reading →

PHP: How to Create a Thumbnail from a Video file on an Ubuntu Linux Apache Webserver

Thanks to the powerful command line ffmpeg package and PHP’s ability to execute server commands through shell_exec, generating a thumbnail image from a given video file becomes a snap! First, install the ffmpeg package onto your Ubuntu server with: sudo… Continue Reading →

Screenshot Saturday: Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso was the legendary Hayao Miyazaki’s sixth time in the director’s chair and turned out to be an absolutely enjoyable romp set in Italy in the time just before World War II was to kick in.

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