As promised back in April during NAB, Apple pulled the trigger on Final Cut Pro X Tuesday morning, turning its back on the previous generation of non-linear editing tools and offering a new, fully 64-bit application that aims to revolutionize how video content is created.
After a successful first round of auctions that garnered over $1,700, PopCap is coming back with another round of materials to auction for charity. There are nine more items up for auction and there will be many more in the future. Thirty-four items are currently planned.
As rumored just last week, Apple has officially released Final Cut Pro X to the Mac App Store as promised back in April -- and it’s not alone. The company is also releasing Motion 5 and Compressor 4 at the record-low price of $49.99 each.
So many people have touted Office 2011 and especially the fact that they brought back Visual Basic and Macros in Excel. What I can’t seem to figure out is how to apply “Relational” to macros instead of the default “Absolute.” Not being able to run macros in Relational mode makes Visual Basic pretty much useless for me and I would imagine many others. Am I missing something?
Apple gear is great for looks, but a few of its products are actually pretty hard on the body. If you want to avoid repetitive stress injuries, ditch the Apple accessories in favor of something a little more ergo. We don’t recommend hauling in all this gear at once—expect strange looks from coworkers that see the incredibly bright blue light of the Philips goLITE or hear the sound of the Smartfish keyboard moving itself. Yup, some of this tech is kooky as all get-out, but since it helps us stay vigorous during a long day at the desk, we won’t complain.
You probably thought Angry Birds was just a fun distraction that's not meant to be taken seriously. If so, you were wrong. Angry Birds is very serious business. As evidence of that fact, the Western New York State Physics Teachers’ Alliance has started using Angry Birds on its tests.
Further stirring the recent rumors that Apple is holding new hardware refreshes until after OS X Lion launches in July, a new report claims that “all new next-gen” Mac Pros and Mac minis are coming by the end of July or the first week of August, packing Sandy Bridge processors and Thunderbolt I/O ports.
If you’ve got Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Design Premium or Master Collection installed on your system, you may have noticed the updater has fired up to let you know something is new. The company today released updates to Adobe Flash Builder and AIR to enable the promised functionality for designing iOS and BlackBerry PlayBook apps in addition to Android.
If you follow any of the Mac|Life staff on Twitter, you may have noticed tweets from a mysterious service known as Turntable.fm. Imagine iTunes DJ on the Internet and you get a good idea of what Turntable.fm is.