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Leopard Bites The G5

November 8th, 2007 · No Comments

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Leopard Acting Like A Bitch

November 8th, 2007 · 7 Comments

Is anyone else having issues with OSX 10.5 Leopard? I installed it a week ago and it keeps crashing applications. Some right away, others will wait till I’m knee deep in capturing or editing. I’m running it on a Dual G5 2.0Ghz loaded with RAM… I guess it is time to […]

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Final Cut Pro 6: Forget Something?

April 16th, 2007 · 35 Comments

Yo Apple!!!
Did you forget to include AVCHD support in Final Cut Pro 6? By looking at the tech specs it seems they have. Please if anyone from Apple or another FCP user knows anything about this please let me know. I can’t tell you how many people have contacted me about this […]

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Converting Final Cut Pro Movie For Youtube

March 20th, 2007 · 49 Comments

I have a client that wants to convert an exported Final Cut Pro movie and upload it to youtube. Since she lives in Raleigh and I’m in Greensboro I decided to post this tutorial for her.
First thing is to right click, or if your mouse does not have a right click, control click, on […]

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Upgrade Your Powerbook G4 Hard Drive

March 4th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Last week I upgraded my hard drive from an 80 GB to a 160 GB for my 17″ Powerbook G4. It was fairly simple. There are many places that will charge you to do this service which is nice if you are a technotard. But don’t worry, if you want to take […]

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Email Question: External Hard Drives

January 30th, 2007 · 25 Comments

I got an email last night asking about what external hard drive I recommend to use with Final Cut Pro. Here’s the question:
wondering if you have any recommendations for external hard drivemakes and sizes for editing in FCP. I just want to make sure to see what the pros suggest from their years of […]

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Widget for HBO

January 11th, 2007 · No Comments

Here you go MAC geeks if you ever wanted to know what is on HBO tonight or actually right now download this HBO widget. I can’t remember the last time I used my widgets. How many Apple peeps out there use their widgets?
You must have Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger)

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OK, OK, I’m a MAC Geek

January 9th, 2007 · 4 Comments

I’m checking out the Unofficial Apple Blog to see what is going on at Macworld 2007. Apple is in the process of updating their webstore so something is up…What new products will be pushed to the marketplace? Will OS X Leopard be let out it’s cage? iphone, iTV, iCan’t wait…
Needless […]

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Final Cut Pro Email Question: External Hard Drive

December 27th, 2006 · 115 Comments

This morning I got an email from Keri, a reader, asking a question about FCP. Here is what she asked…
I just bought an external hard drive for my Mac… And in Final Cut Pro, I made sure to change where the files are saved… My question is, how do I work with my external […]

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Final Cut Pro Users Upgrade to 5.1 NOW!!

December 9th, 2006 · No Comments

Time is running out. I had no idea Apple was being so anal about this switch.
But according to Digital Production Buzz:
Time is running out for people to upgrade, or cross-grade their current version of Final Cut Pro or Final Cut Studio. Apple’s generous upgrade/crossgrade offer requires that your package to Apple, with […]

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