We're now at T-minus one week and counting before Google Reader shuffles off this mortal coil, which means it's crunch time for anyone looking to replace the RSS feed service with one of their own. One of the more high-profile solutions is coming this week from Digg, but it looks like AOL is also planning to dip its toes into that sizable pond with a beta service of its own, part of our weekend recap for this fine Monday.
Here's the thing: if you're a video editor, there's a very good chance you were less than pleased with the initial launch of Final Cut Pro X. A large portion of complaints focused on missing features, in comparison to Final Cut Pro 7. Today, Apple has once again updated the software with free improvements, and will now launch a marketing campaign targeting professional Mac users.
Wow! After 13 beta seeds and three and a half months in testing, Apple finally pulled the trigger on OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.3 on Thursday. What took so long? Hard to tell, but that wasn't all the company had on its plate overnight -- so read on and find out what you might have missed before packing it in for the weekend.
It's never a good idea for a CEO to step up and publicly pooh-pooh the idea that Apple might come trampling on its company's turf and create a revolution. The most famous of these incidents was probably then-Palm CEO Ed Colligan's prediction that Apple wouldn't just walk in with some amazing smartphone -- words that probably continue to haunt him to this very day. So who's mouthing off this week? Read on to find out...
Video editing is all about efficiency. The faster you can cut a project, the sooner you can move on to the next one – which is why editors are often on the lookout for anything that can help streamline their workflow and let them achieve the same functions, only quicker and better. With ProCutX, Pixel Film Studios aims to make its third-party iPad control panel app an invaluable asset for users of Apple's Final Cut Pro X on Mac.
Nearly five years prior to the Mac App Store, Noise Industries debuted FxFactory, a centralized hub for buying and installing visual effects plug-ins. Since then, FxFactory has become the de facto standard for software developers writing creative plug-ins for enhancing Final Cut Pro, Motion, Premiere Pro and After Effects, with hundreds of options available and new choices added each month.
Looking for some cool apps to get you into the weekend? Our Wednesday recap has a trio of them, along with news of Apple's slow invasion into Russia and even the gossipy tale of how Twitter's video sharing app Vine might have cost the CEO of Viddy his job. For those of us of a certain age, however, the big news is gonna come right up front with the return of an '80s pop culture icon...
Did you hear the one about MySpace coming back from the grave? No, seriously… it actually relaunched this week, stop laughing! If you've already rejoined the onetime social networking giant and are bored to tears, here are five quick news items from the last 24 hours, all of which are probably more interesting... unless you like Justin Timberlake, maybe...
It's Friday, and that means the final day of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. Most of the tech press have already packed up and gone home, which just leaves the vendors and the attendees just a few short hours to soak it all in before the doors close and the whole thing is a memory until next year. While you're waiting for that registration to open, why not soak in a few stories you might have missed from the last few days?
At WWDC 2012, the Mac Pro received a derisory refresh: a speed bump to the processors, but no new graphics hardware, no Thunderbolt, and no USB 3.0. “The only high-end thing about it is the price,” wrote Andy Hertzfeld, who helped design the original Mac.
In 2009, Tim Cook said that Apple would “participate only in markets where we can make a significant contribution.” Is the pro market still one of them?