When filmmaking was in its infancy, making transitions was a tricky prospect. You had to do it all “in the real world,” so to speak, by superimposing two projected videos and recording the result. These days, with the advent of digital desktop video editing, the process is infinitely simpler. You can choose where to apply the transition, alter it as you please, and even replace it with a different one that’s more to your liking. In comparison to what you had to work with before, your options are practically limitless, and using it’s all fairly easy to do, too.
Keynote makes creating presentations fun and the presentations themselves more interesting and engaging. Sometimes, however, the content of your slideshow tests even Apple’s powerful presentation tool when it comes to an aesthetically pleasing product. For example, if your slideshow doesn’t include many images (or none at all) and needs to display a lot of facts and figures, the Keynote templates, attractive as they are, will be hard pressed to keep your slides monotony-free.
Remember Flip, the diminutive digital camcorder whose short life was snuffed out by a combination of mismanagement and the advent of smartphones that could record higher-quality HD video? The cameras are still six feet under, and as of this week, so is the companion FlipShare service.
We all know about the continued success of Apple's retail store operations. It seems everytime one walks into an Apple store, the amount of people per square foot also present can be astounding. That said, another retailer is hoping to bring the same magic and mystique to their stores, as J.C. Penney has tagged Ron Johnson of Apple as its next chief executive.