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Freeware Review: Free OGV Video Converter

These days when most website designers feature videos on their sites, what they would do is first upload the clip onto YouTube and then embed it into their own webpage.  This is a cool option, but recently I decided to take a different route for a number of reasons.  For instance YouTube has the tendency to automatically play a really-short video twice (i.e. double its length by looping it), which I find really annoying.  So as an alternative, I wanted to try a technique which I haven't used in a long time - uploading a video onto my own web-hosting plan and then embedding it into a webpage using normal HTML code. When using the do-it-yourself method via HTML5, it is recommended that you upload three-different videos - i.e. the same clip but in three different formats.  Those formats would be MP4 , WEBM and OGV (aka OGG).  It's very easy to find a software/website to convert a video to MP4, though not so much WEBM.  Also finding an OGV converter can be challenging.  However

Vodafone - The Best Fraudulent Telecom in Ghana

I have sort of a love/hate relationship with Vodafone .  On one hand they have the best internet receptivity and by far more-affordable browsing bundles compared to their main competitor, MTN .  But on the other hand they regularly steal the balance left on their SIMs.  This is something I became aware of awhile back and accordingly never try to leave any credit over 20p on my Vodafone chip, because if I do for any length of time one way or another it will start to disappear.  This happened to me yet again today, as I've so far lost 70p before turning the chip off altogether to avoid any further gypping.  Then when I turned it back on to complete this post, an additional 50p has mysteriously disappeared.  But I already know how Vodafone gets down, so this isn't surprising me.  Rather the reason I'm particularly cheesed this time around is because I feel I was tricked into putting a large sum of credit onto the SIM in the first place. You see today I topped up a whopping 14