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How to Download Videos From Browser

TweetEver try to download a video and your browser opens a window and plays it? We at mailVU find this annoying and figured many of you find it annoying as well. The cause of the ‘play instead of download’ issue … Continue reading

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How to Use the Camera on an Android Phone

TweetThis article describes how the Android camera can be used for recording and distributing video and pictures. We will review how to access the camera settings, where videos are stored and how to retrieve them, and how to share your … Continue reading

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Using the Webcam in Your New Laptop

Tweet  Receive a new laptop as a gift this year? Online video recording can be a puzzling experience, and we’ve written an article series on webcam tips that can help. The best place to start is our article How to … Continue reading

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mailVU’s Laws of Webcam Video Recording

Tweet“If anything can go wrong, it will,” or “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” Most know these lines as variations on Murphy’s Law. There’s a whole huge history behind Murphy’s Law and its relation to probability and if … Continue reading

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Mac Chrome Issue – Can’t Click Allow

TweetAdobe and Apple seem to be continuing their streak of breaking things in software updates, and this week users began reporting issues in clicking the Allow button for access to their webcam. See Adobe’s post on the issue this week: … Continue reading

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Great Video Messages Come From Great Prep

TweetHere’s a quiz for you. Don’t panic, it’s just a brief check on your video production knowledge: 1. When video recording yourself, what should you wear? A.)  Stripes, lots and lots of stripes. B.)  Duh. As many patterns and colors … Continue reading

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Ever Get a Blank Screen on a Flash Site?

TweetHave you gotten a blank screen when you try to use an Adobe Flash-based website? This is usually due to not having the required version of Flash loaded into the browser you’re using. The good news is Adobe is free, … Continue reading

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Setting Flash System Preference on a Mac

TweetIf you can’t click “Allow” on a webcam video recorder site it may be due to the new Mac OS 10.7 Lion software. Adobe recently released a list of known issues interfacing with the new Mac OS 10.7 Lion release, … Continue reading

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Adobe Flash Issue on Mac OS 10.7 Lion

TweetIf you can’t click “Allow” on Flash sites it may be due to the new Mac OS 10.7 Lion software. Adobe recently released a list of known issues interfacing with the new Mac OS 10.7 Lion release. One of the … Continue reading

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Solutions to Mac iSight Camera Problem with Flash Applications

TweetUpdate!  If you can’t click “Allow” on Flash sites it may be due to the new Mac OS 10.7 Lion software. See this newer blog post: http://blog.mailvu.com/blog/adobe-flash-issue-on-mac-os-10-7-lion/ Don’t forget to set mailVU.com as an approved website in your Flash System … Continue reading

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