Modify skip forward and backwards time on XBMC with Apple TV

Posted in Apple TV, TV on February 29th, 2012 by phoenixdigital

If you want to modify the skip forward and backwards time when playing videos create or upload a file called advancedsettings.xml to /private/var/mobile/Library/Preferences/XBMC/userdata

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Setting up a Random Playlist in iTunes

Posted in Entertainment, OS X Tips, Windows on May 25th, 2010 by phoenixdigital

This is the best playlist for making sure you listen to all of your music in your iTunes library. As soon as you get home plug your iPod/iPhone in and all songs that were played since you last synced will be swapped out for new ones.
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Free Video Converter for Windows

Posted in Video on August 31st, 2009 by phoenixdigital

I am totally sick of all these pretend free applications out there for converting videos. I finally found one that appears to be legitimately free and doesn’t have any crap hidden spyware features. It’s called Format Factory and will convert to and from ALOT of different formats.

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Encoding Videos for iPhone and Xbox 360

Posted in iPhone Hacking, Tivo HD Hacking, TV, Xbox 360 Hacking on July 19th, 2009 by phoenixdigital

The following is a foolproof process for converting video’s from many formats to a format compatible with the iPhone and Xbox 360. I primarily use this method

  • archive recordings from my Tivo HD
  • converting xvid videos to be compatible with my iPhone
  • shinking large format mpeg or mpeg2 to lower size files without losing too much quality.

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