Archive for February, 2010

Change The Speed of a Clip Not it’s Duration

In Final Cut, there may be times when you want to change the speed of a clip, but not it’s overall duration in the Timeline. To do this, put your […]

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Windows Browser Choice

After having dominated the web browser market for several years, Microsoft have finally been forced to offer their customers a choice. A European Commission Decision has made Microsoft now offer […]

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Add a Filmic Glow Effect in Photoshop

A popular look in film is to add a soft glow effect. This can be done in Photoshop to give your images a stylised finish very simply and very quickly.

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Copy Your Time Machine Backup to A Larger Drive

I have just decided to add a new 1TB Hard Drive for my Time Machine backups. Changing the designated drive to a new one starts the Time Machine process from […]

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Stop Dolphin Slaughter

Just watched The Cove. It is about the horrific capture and slaughter of 23,000 dolphins and porpoises in Japan, every year. This crime MUST be stopped. Find out more on […]

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Adobe Acrobat Patch 9.3.0

After months of unsuccessful attempts to update Adobe Acrobat on Mac OSX 10.5 > , Adobe have released a patch. Actually, they have pre-released the installer through a Prerelease Program. […]

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Software Photo Doctor Fixes Bad Photos

Here’s another video – this time of some software that fixes photos to make them more visually engaging. More info here: New Scientist

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Butterfly Close-Up Video

This is an amazing video of a butterfly wing under an electron microscope:

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Au Revoir Adobe – Final Cut Studio vs Production Premium

It’s time for me to say goodbye to After Effects. I’m pretty saddened by Adobe’s upgrade path… If I want to go from the CS4 web premium suite, using my […]

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Useful iPhone Tips

Here are a few texting/ keyboard shortcuts for the iPhone. Double-tap the space key to add a full stop. Double-tap the shift key for caps lock. Hold the number key […]

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