Anyone who aspires to make the Next Great Masterpiece needs to watch lots of movies in every genre that are NOT box office hits. There's nothing wrong with the movies released in popular theater houses, but they were selected by distributors who think they can make a good amount of money on them, not for their cinematic value.
Yeah, we know we've told you to keep your editing computers off the Internet. But all of your computers that run Windows and that are on the Internet should be updated with the newest patches (that's always on the second Tuesday of the month.) There are some big ones this month, including a critical kernel fix.
It looks like a pro broadcast camera, it feels like a pro broadcast camera, but it clocks in at $10,700, which is just the extreme end of the Videomaker market, so there you go. We indy video producers have reached new heights, and the high-end cameras have met us half-way by bringing affordable pro cameras to our market.
Another slate of new Mac announcements, another round of disappointment when it comes to my hope of owning a headless iMac. My wife and I have a Mac mini that serves a purpose, but I want my next desktop Mac to be more powerful and flexible but priced sensibly. I want the speed and stability of a desktop hard drive. I want to be able to open it without a putty knife.
Panasonic for the Ages - Get in line: It has finally arrived. Panasonic's new HDC-HS100 is an SD/HDD hybrid camcorder that is sure to shake things up. It's a beauty with an innovative design and a very user-friendly touch. At $1,200, the HS100 is a much welcome edition...
Seeing Double - As prices of LCDs slowly drop, multi-LCD displays become more affordable. Anybody can take two LCDs and put them beside each other. Doublesight is offering a simpler, more elegant solution: one stand to support both your LCDs. The result is more available...
The Analog Bridge - For most of us over the age of 20, memories of VCR recording are still stuck in the back of our brains. Over the years, we've all found some embarrassing childhood memories under a couch on some dusty videotape. The birthday with that invincible piata.