Make a custom Nook screensaver Video
Make a custom Nook screensaver Video Transcript
Hey everyone, I'm Sharon Vaknin for CNET.com with an easy guide to customizing your Nook screensavers. By default, you Nook uses pictures [unk] as your screensaver, but that can get a little boring. Instead, gather up all the photos you'd like to use in your screensaver. You can go ahead and look for fun arty stuff from the web or use your own personal pictures. Portrait images work best because the Nook's screen size. Once you've downloaded the pictures to you desktop and put them in a folder. The name of the folder will the name of your screensaver when it shows up on your Nook. Open up the photos and in photo editing program like fit for windows or preview format and resize them to 600 x 800. If the picture is not already portrait size, crop it in Microsoft paint by using the select tool and get as close to a 3 x 4 ratio as you can, the click resize, change to pixels and enter 600 x 800. On a Mac, open the images and preview. If they are not portrait size already, select an area with your mouse and then click [unk] to crop. Now, you need to get to 600 x 800. Go to tools, adjust size and check scale proportionately and enter 600 x 800. Once you've edited all your pictures and save them in a folder, connect your Nook. Open the drive and drag your folder to images into the screesaver's folder on your Nook. Then eject you Nook and go to settings, then screen. Tap screensaver and your new screensaver will be listed below. Of course, if you're too lazy to add your own images, you simply view a google search for Nook screen savers and escape the hard part. If you wanna see more how tos like this, visit CNETtv.com and send me your tips, questions, or ideas on my Facebook page. For CNET, I'm Sharon Vaknin and I'll see you on the interwebs.
If the default Windows XP screensavers aren't doing it for ya, then why not make your very own custom screensaver with your own photos? Watch today's Tekzilla Daily and learn how!
Tired of the boring default screensavers on your Mac? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica introduces you to PongSaver, a screensaver that showcases the classic video game.
Tired of those boring screensavers? With Electric Sheep, you get awesome screensavers, plus you get to contribute your computer's power to rendering those animations at the same time! Veronica has more on today's Tekzilla Daily.
Wilson Tang shows you a simple app that will turn your current screensaver into your desktop background on a Mac.
Mellow out with a screensaver that puts the tools to build a very realistic-looking aquarium in your hands.
Enable your password-protected screensaver only when you want it! Veronica Belmont shows you how one click will do the trick.
Tired of that boring log in screen on your Mac? On today's Tekzilla Daily, Veronica uses Ravissant to add a personal touch to that display.
Barnes & Noble unveils the Nook e-reader, Apple releases new iMacs, and we've got some earbuds that can make you look like you're nuts.
Tired of giving your sweetheart the same old boring Hallmark cards every Valentine's Day? This year, get creative and make your own Valentine from your personal stash of digital photos. Our video gives you step-by-step instructions.
If you're looking for a way to make gift-giving more personal, adding a video greeting to your boring gift tags might just do the trick. Find out how QR codes can do just that in this crafty How To video.