iPad Air and iMovie Make for Easy Shooting and Editing Video

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I took the new iPad Air out for a video shoot and then edited the resulting shots in iMovie on the new tablet. The refresh in the video and processor chips boosted the iPad’s speed, and makes the lighter and thinner iPad Air a useful video creation solution on the go for very simple projects. […]

Apple the New Free Software Distributor

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Many consider Apple a premium brand company that sucks every single dime they can out of their customers, but at this year’s October Apple Keynote they announced a lot of free stuff. We get free apps and updates that they used to charge users for, even with new machines. So long as Apple’s move to free doesn’t […]

How to Get iPhone 5s Slo-Mo Videos Working in iMovie


The iPhone 5s comes with a neat and exclusive way to shoot videos. Users are able to shoot at 120 frames per second, which when played back, gives you a nifty slow motion effect. Unfortunately, though, when you transfer the video to your computer and open it up in iMovie, it doesn’t playback in slow […]

iMovie and GarageBand Updated for iOS and OS X

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As expected (and rumored from earlier last week), Apple has redesigned and updated the iMovie and GarageBand apps on both iOS and OS X. The new apps are compatible with 64-bit architectures (such as the iPhone 5s’s new 64-bit processor), and they also work with iCloud. iMovie has a bunch of new features this time around, […]

iWork, iMovie Now Free on New iPhone, iOS Devices


Apple highlighted the productivity aspect of its iPhone event today with new announcements surrounding iWork for iOS. iWork consists of Keynote, a presentation app, Pages, a document-creation and editing app, and Numbers, a spreadsheet app. In addition to these iWork apps, there’s also iMovie for creating and editing full HD movies, as well as iPhoto […]

100 iPhone Apps to Supercharge Your New iPhone


Here’s a list of 113 iPhone apps that will help you have fun, take better photos, be productive, manage a business or personal finances, chase storms (or avoid them) and much more. Like many of you, I am attached to my iPhone. Not only am I an automotive technology writer for this site, but I […]

Fake Apple Apps Hit Google’s Play Store


At a cursory glance at Google’s Play Store app storefront, it appears that rival Apple has released of its flagship mobile iWork and iLife apps for the Android platform, including Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Garage Band, iMovie, and iPhoto. However, various news sites and blogs are advising that these apps may be fakes and users should […]

The New iPhone 5 Musical: All Up To You

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Here’s some weekend fun for iPhone 5 fans. Android fans may well be using fudgesicles as a curse word. It didn’t take long for the folks from Majek Pictures to put together a new movie musical about the iPhone 5, shot and edited entirely on the iPhone 5 of course. Majek Pictures also did the […]

Will Apple Unveil iPhoto for iPad at Today’s iPad 3 Event?


Apple may unveil iPhoto for the iPad today at the iPad event, to take advantage of the Retina Display on the iPad 3, or iPad HD, as well as a rumored upgraded camera. iMovie and GarageBand are already available for iOS, so it makes sense that Apple would release the third iLife suite on the iPad, and give users a better […]

Great One-Minute Travel Films, How to Make Your Own

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A trio of globetrotters recently trimmed down 44 days of travel into three one-minute films. A lot of talent, creativity and technology went into making these videos. You won’t get the same results by shooting videos on your mobile phone and editing them on your tablet, but these films can serve as inspiration and teach […]

How To Edit Video from a Flip Camera on iPad 2


There are not a lot of third-party cameras that can be used to shoot video compatible with Apple’s new iPad 2 video editing program iMovie. The Pure Digital Flip Mino and Flip Ultra HD will work. PC World put together a short How To video and we have tried it out and it works fine […]

iPad 2: Quick iMovie App Demo and Tips

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The iPad 2 and the new iMovie app are supposed to make it incredibly easy to shoot, edit and share videos on the go. We’ve seen what professionals can do with the iPad 2, but it’s what video editing newbies can do with the iPad 2 in a few minutes that’s really exciting to me. […]

Film Makers Edit on iPad 2, Plan to Shoot With It

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Majek Pictures, makers of the iPhone 4-shot action series Goldilocks, put the iPad 2 and iMovie to the test, shooting episode 9 of the series on the iPhone 4 as before. This time they edited it on the iPad 2 using the new iMovie editing app from Apple. The result is pretty impressive. They didn’t […]

Why Apps Matter in the Tablet Scape


I engaged two different friends yesterday in conversations about the new iPad 2. Both have been on the fence about a possible purchase and both were waiting to see what Apple would come out with. One is a certified geek. The other is not. After Apple’s announcement both have decided to take the plunge and […]

Why the iPad 2 Will Be My Mobile Video Studio


Editing video has alwasys been a real pain in the neck. I’ve been cutting and splicing video since the 6th grade, back when Panasonic sponsored our classroom and gave us a bunch of VHS Camcorders, TVs and VCRs. Things are much easier these days, but editing family video is often more hassle than it’s worth. […]

Apple iPad 2 Gets iMovie to Go With Camera


Since iPad 2 has a pair of cameras, Apple is porting iMovie to the iPad. The popular movie editing software debuted over 10 years ago on the Mac and brought it iPhone with  limited capability last year. While even some professional movie makers used it, the small interface makes it challenging to edit complex scenes and control […]

Example of Why Apple’s iLife Matters

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Apple announced iLife ’11, am updated suite of multimedia apps today. A lot of people criticize these apps as being too simplistic, but iLife is just what the doctor ordered and is a  big part of why people enjoy using their macs. I use iLife apps quite a bit on my MacBook Pro, even though I […]

Why are Movie Apps Moving to the Cloud?


First Microsoft decided to move Windows Movie Maker to its Live suite of apps. If you haven’t tried out the cloud version, save yourself the trouble. It is a painful experience, and one I’m not looking forward to when the desktop client is dropped in Windows 7. (To be fair, I think it is still […]