O'Reilly logo

PCs For Dummies, 13th Edition by Dan Gookin

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 21

Electronic Entertainment

In This Chapter

arrow Working with digital video

arrow Sharing a video on YouTube

arrow Viewing TV on the Internet

arrow Getting the Internet on your TV

arrow Enjoying music on the computer

arrow Using Windows Media Player

O PC, entertain me! You don’t really need to bark that order, because the PC — despite its disdain for all humans — is fully capable of providing you with electronic entertainment. It can sing. It can dance. It can put you in a trance. Well, maybe not a trance, but you can watch video, TV, and movies and listen to music by coercing the computer in many ways.

PC Movies

Are you old enough to remember watching home movies? The family would gather in a large room. The projector went clackity-clack as a silent, fuzzy, three-minute color film danced upon a sheet hung on the wall. Then you’d watch it run backward, and everyone would laugh. Many Hollywood producers owe ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required