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Editing with Blade Speed in Final Cut Pro X 10.1
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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By Brendan BoykinMar 26, 2014
Making the First Edit in Final Cut Pro X 10.1
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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By Brendan BoykinMar 20, 2014
Lisa L. SpangenbergiPad and iPhone for the Birds
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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By Lisa L. SpangenbergMar 4, 2014
OS X Support Essentials: OS X Recovery
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 isnโ€™t available.
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By Kevin M. White, Gordon DavissonJan 22, 2014

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Keely HildUser Group Q&A: Austin Adobe User Group

We've recently revamped our User Group newsletter to a more streamlined format!  One of the new features of our newsletter is our User Group Q&A.  Each month we will select one User Group that has been exceptional in their communication with meeting updates, giveaway requests and book reviews and ask them to share some insights and tips with us.  This week, we turn the spotlight on the Austin Adobe User Group!

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By Keely HildCommentsSeptember 19, 2012
Topics: Apple,Digital Audio, Video,Digital Photography,Design,Gadgets and Digital Lifestyle,Adobe,Web Design & Development,Adobe Photoshop,Productivity
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By Keely HildCommentsSeptember 13, 2012
Topics: Apple,Digital Audio, Video,Digital Photography,Design,Gadgets and Digital Lifestyle,Web Design & Development,Adobe Photoshop,Productivity
Ben WaldieUsing Dropbox to Track a Stolen Mac

My sister is currently living overseas.  Last month, her Mac was stolen.  Unfortunately, she didn't have Find My Mac enabled, as she was running an older version of OS X, which didn't support it. The police did manage to recover the Mac after a few days, but this situation got me thinking... how could you track down a stolen Mac without Find My Mac enabled?  Certainly, there are commercial third-party apps that could help.  But, what about something a typical Mac user might have installed?  What about Dropbox?

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By Ben WaldieCommentsSeptember 10, 2012
Topics: Apple,Operating Systems
Ben WaldieiOS Productivity: Printing from Your iPhone or iPad via Your Mac

AirPrint was introduced with iOS 4.2, and lets you to print right from your iOS device.  Now you can be super productive, right?  Only if you have an AirPrint enabled printer at your disposal.  Although there are hundreds of printers available that support AirPrint these days, what if you're like me, and have older printers that iOS doesn't recognize?  Your Mac can help.

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By Ben WaldieCommentsSeptember 3, 2012
Topics: Wireless Networking,Apple,Gadgets and Digital Lifestyle,iPhone,iPad,Productivity

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