How to route dual audio input to single output in macOS

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In this post I’m going to show you how you can use a CalDigit TS3 Plus (other possible input/output dongle or device can be used for this) and Audio Hijack by Rogue Amoeba to route two audio input sources (with 3.5mm jacks) to a single audio output (3.5mm jack, desktop speakers).

How to use a DSLR or mirrorless camera as a webcam on macOS

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In this post I’m going to show you how you can turn a drab-looking webcam video feed into one that will have people you know talking. The solution that I propose could be used for a multitude of reasons, like: remote conferencing, “talking head” style video tutorials, and even live-streaming on Twitch or other platforms. The possibilities are up to you as a creator of content and how you choose to use it. Minus the green screen, I basically have all the parts to run my own Twitch channel, minus the skill and the audience… 😅

2010-2020 - A decade in the mirror

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I apologize in advance for the long post; it’s been awhile since I wrote anything on my blog and this one took some time to compile my thoughts. A lot happens in 10 years!

How to stream the Elgato HD60 to an RTMP server

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If you’re someone who is interested in the concept of “streaming” online, you’ve likely crossed paths with, or heard of, an application called Open Broadcaster Software (OBS for short). This open software is cross-platform and available on macOS, Linux, and Windows operating systems. OBS can be used to broadcast everything from simple streams to complex scene-driven . I’m going to show you how to push your HD60 video feed to an RTMP server and consume it with OBS.

Setup Sonarr and Radarr to notify via SMS with Twilio Runtime

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So you read my post on setting up the ultimate media server for movies and tv shows and you’re in awe over how amazing a feeling it is to automate something that is such a pain to manage manually. You might also wonder what it would be like to get notifications when episodes or movies are downloaded. I came up with a rather non-obvious solution that might pique your interest: getting download, etc. notifications via text message.

How To Setup A Windows 10 Application Network Killswitch

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A more appropriate title for this could be: How to setup Windows 10 firewall rules to kill network traffic to an application when it disconnects from your VPN connection, for whatever reason.

If you’re concerned with privacy and you’re using a VPN connection on your computer to browse the internet, you’re likely wanting to protect your downloading habits from prying eyes among other things. In a previous post I documented the ultimate automated media setup and covered a bit on setting up a VPN to ensure you’re safe from your ISP and other 3rd-party snoopers. In this post I want to show you how to setup an application in Windows 10 to kill network activity only for that application using just the Windows Firewall and some straight-forward inbound/outbound rules.

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