Posts Tagged ‘apple’

Anime Studio now in Mac App Store

by Randall Handon September 2, 2011
If you’re a fan of SmithMicro’s Anime Studio tools, you can now get them in the Mac App Store via direct download.  For a mere $29 (a far discount from the usual $49), you can download the app directly to your favorite Mac and start creating your own animated masterpieces. Anime Studio Animation Software – […]

Apple releases OSX Lion, New Mac Mini, Thunderbolt Display

by Randall Handon July 20, 2011
So Apple’s new OSX Lion is available on the Mac App Store, bringing lots of iOS feature to the desktop operating system and lots of little tweaks and changes.  ArsTechnica has a great review full of screenshots. On first boot, Lion shows you a brand new login screen, draped in the linen texture seen as […]


Apple Releases Final Cut Pro X

by Randall Handon June 22, 2011
Well it’s finally hear.  Point your mac at the Mac App Store and you can get Final Cut Pro X for $299, Compressor for $50,  and Motion 5 for $50.  What used to cost over $1000 comes in at just shy of $400.  Of course, Apple is touting this as a huge improvement all around: “I’m […]


Apple Reaches New Milestone: 500,000 iOS Apps (Infographic)

by Randall Handon May 24, 2011
Apple Reaches New Milestone: 500,000 iOS Apps (Infographic).    
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How Does Apple Mobilize Its Ad Machine?

by Randall Handon April 28, 2011
How Does Apple Mobilize Its Ad Machine?.


Matt Toder: Why Final Cut Pro X Is Sending Me Back to Avid

by Randall Handon April 18, 2011
Matt Toder has a piece up at Gizmodo on the new Final Cut Pro X, and how in spite of all the new features, he’s dumping it for Avid.  Mostly, the entire review is summed up in this one sentence: And now we’ve been given a glimpse of FCPX, a massive, from-the-ground-up revision of Final […]

Apple announces Final Cut Pro X

by Randall Handon April 12, 2011
It was a long time coming, but Apple has finally announced Final Cut Pro X.   Announced at NAB, the new version offers whole new levels of compatibility with Apple’s rapidly evolving operating system. Apple says Final Cut Pro X has been rewritten from the ground up, with support for 64-bit, a user-interface redesign, and a whole […]


PostProduction Changes explored at AlphaDog’s Pre-NAB Editor’s Lounge

by Randall Handon April 8, 2011
At the recent PreNAB Editor’s Lounge, some experts got together to discuss what’s going on in the field of post-production.  Between discussions of the new Final Cut Pro and the impact of the Japanese quakes on availability of HD-CAM-SR tapes, they got into the popularity of 3D. 3-D was coined the “wild west” and does […]

Automatic Video Editing with HighlightCam

by Randall Handon February 25, 2011
A new product from HighlightCam aims to eliminate all the tedius work from video editing (for the typical consumer of course) through careful use of some smart algorithms.  Built for iPhone and iPod Touch, their app allows you to load in your videos, answer a few short questions, and let their Amazon Cloud-driven service create […]