How can I rip CDs?

Episode 1244

Jim from Morrison, CO

Jim wants to know if there's an alternative to Windows Media Center for Windows 10? Leo says that Microsoft dropped Windows Media Center because they say nobody was really using it. So with Windows 10, they completely killed it.They'll even remove it if he were to upgrade to Windows 10.

SnapStream Returns With Professional Recording for Media Companies

Episode 1020

Snapstream, an app that would allow users to record TV and play it from the internet, has pivoted and now provides professional DVR services to the broadcasters themselves. The company has begun providing a service to production companies to record television programs with all metadata and provide that to its customers.

Check out more on SnapStream here.

How can I back up the facial recognition data in Picasa? (Part 2)

Episode 914

Bill from Puerto Rico

That data for facial recognition and other photo metadata is stored in his user folder, in App Data >> local >> google. Inside there he'll see folders "Picasa" and "Picasa Albums". If he backs those up, all of the photos and other data will be saved. He might have to uncheck the "hide folders" setting in Windows to see these folders, though.

ScotlandCalling in the chatroom says that an easy way to find the App Data folder is to click start >> run >> type "%APPDATA%" which will open that folder.