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Having Fun with iMovie Trailers
By Dion Scoppettuolo
Jul 24, 2014
In this lesson from Apple Pro Training Series: iMovie you'll select a movie genre and then customize a storyline to fit your home video. Finally, you'll add clips according to the iMovie storyboard directions.
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Editing with Blade Speed in Final Cut Pro X 10.1
By Brendan Boykin
Mar 26, 2014
The variable speed change applies at least two different playback rates within a single clip. This effect requires dividing the clip into segments, one for each speed rate. Brendan Boykin shows you how in this excerpt from Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.1: Professional Post-Production.
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Making the First Edit in Final Cut Pro X 10.1
By Brendan Boykin
Mar 20, 2014
In this excerpt from Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.1: Professional Post-Production, learn how to add and rearrange clips within a primary storyline; Ripple, Roll, and Slip trim clips; blade, replace with gap, ripple delete, and join through edit; perform connect edits; create and edit in a connected storyline; adjust audio levels; and share the project to a media file.
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iPad and iPhone for the Birds
By Lisa L. Spangenberg
Mar 4, 2014
Are you a bird enthusiast, like Lisa L. Spangenberg, author of Meet iPhoto for iOS 6? With your iOS device and the birding apps described in this article, you can skip old-fashioned manual searching through cumbersome and silent field guides. A few taps will lead you to detailed information about the feathery fellows hanging out in your neighborhood.
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OS X Support Essentials: OS X Recovery
By Kevin M. White, Gordon Davisson
Jan 22, 2014
In this lesson from Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Support Essentials 10.9: Supporting and Troubleshooting OS X Mavericks, you will learn how to access OS X Recovery both on new Mac computers that came with OS X preinstalled and on systems that were upgraded to OS X Mavericks; explore the utilities available from OS X Recovery; and learn how to create external OS X recovery disks that can be used in cases where the local Recovery HD system isn’t available.
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OS X Server Essentials: Caching Content from Apple
By Arek Dreyer, Ben Greisler
Jan 17, 2014
The Caching service speeds up the download and distribution of software and other content distributed by Apple. In this chapter from Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Server Essentials 10.9: Using and Supporting OS X Server on Mavericks, learn about the Caching service, Caching service clients, the differences between the Caching service and the Software Update service, and troubleshooting the Caching service.
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TextEdit for Word Processing in OS X Mavericks
By Lynn Beighley
Dec 24, 2013
TextEdit is a small yet surprisingly powerful word processor. Lynn Beighley shows you how to perform many tasks in TextEdit, including create a document, find and replace words, use text styles, work with tabs and indents, create lists that number themselves, create tables, print automatic page numbers, correct spelling, select noncontiguous text, show substitutions, and read Microsoft Word files.
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Managing The Holidays With Your iPhone or iPad
By Lisa L. Spangenberg
Dec 18, 2013
Lisa Spangenberg offers up her favorite iPhone and iPad apps for making shopping, cooking, and entertaining a little bit easier.
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Master Your Files in OS X Mavericks
By Jeff Carlson
Dec 18, 2013
Files are the foundation of working within OS X, and you can make them work to your advantage. Jeff Carlson shows you how to share, copy, move and delete files, goes over Finder essentials, and explains how to find files with Spotlight.
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Setting Up Your Workspace in Xcode
By Maurice Kelly, Joshua Nozzi
Aug 7, 2013
A true workspace in Xcode is a container that encompasses multiple projects that share common resources. This chapter shows you how to create an application suite consisting of an OS X application, an iOS application, and a shared framework that encapsulates all the common components.
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Troubleshooting iCloud, Part 2
By Tom Negrino
Jun 6, 2013
Tom Negrino offers some insightful tips for troublshooting iCloud.
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Troubleshooting iCloud, Part 1
By Tom Negrino
Mar 28, 2013
In part one of a two-part series, Tom Negrino, author of iCloud: Visual QuickStart Guide, 2nd Edition, explains what iCloud is (and isn't) and offers some general troubleshooting techniques that you can use not just with iCloud problems, but with any computing problems you may have.
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Building a Rough Cut in Final Cut Pro X
By Diana Weynand
Mar 13, 2013
In this lesson you’ll build a rough cut using the source media you’ve imported. To begin, you will create a new project, and mark clips you’ve placed in Keyword Collections. Then, you’ll choose your Favorite clips and edit them into the project to create a primary storyline.
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Working with Calendars and Reminders in iCloud
By Tom Negrino
Mar 6, 2013
iCloud lets you keep your calendar events and reminders in the cloud, automatically synchronizing them among all your devices. Tom Negrino shows you how to use iCloud to manage your appointments, your events and your life!
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Building a Simple Image Processor with AppleScriptObjC (Cocoa-AppleScript)
By Ben Waldie
Jan 28, 2013
Ben Waldie, author of Mac Automation Made Simple, demonstrates how to use basic application-building techniques with AppleScriptObjC and Xcode to create powerful applications for manipulating images - rotating, flipping, scaling, and more.
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iPhone App Anthem: Using Apps & the App Store
By Scott Kelby, Terry White
Jan 22, 2013
Scott Kelby and Terry White show you how to download iPhone apps to your computer, get apps from your iPhone's app store, delete, update and rearrange apps, quickly switch to another app, cut the app clutter by creating folders, access more apps at the bottom of your screen, use Apple's own downloadable apps, and access your audio controls while in another app.
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Exploring the Server App in OS X Server
By Arek Dreyer, Ben Greisler
Jan 3, 2013
Learn about the various panes available in the Server app, how to enable remote access to the Server app, and how to move the location your server uses to store much of its service data.
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Filmmaking with Your iPad or iPhone: Prepping the Shoot
By Taz Goldstein
Jan 2, 2013
Preparing for a shoot takes many forms. It might be knowing where to look for a hard-to-find prop. It might be having the right tools mastered for your next location scout. It might be understanding the importance of a release form. It all comes down to this: The more you prepare, the greater your chances for success.
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Using Your iPhone as a Phone
By Lynn Beighley
Dec 25, 2012
Don’t forget, your iPhone is also a telephone. And not just a simple phone, but one that helps you, among other things, keep and organize your contacts, view records of calls you’ve made, manage numbers you call frequently, conduct calls with speakerphone and mute, and retrieve voicemail. In this chapter, you’ll take some time to discover just how your iPhone functions as a phone.
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Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Support Essentials: OS X Recovery
By Kevin M. White, Gordon Davisson
Dec 4, 2012
In this lesson you will learn how to access OS X Recovery on both new Macs that came with OS X preinstalled and on systems that were upgraded to OS X. You will also briefly explore the utilities available from OS X Recovery. As long as you don’t make any permanent changes using the utilities in OS X Recovery, you can safely explore without damaging your primary OS X system.

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