Jacqui Cheng, for Ars Technica: Which came first: Apple’s creative pro market shrinking, which might have led to dramatic changes in Final Cut Pro; or Apple’s cavalier attitude toward legacy features, which might have frightened video editors? According to the … Continued
∞ EU okays Microsoft Skype buyout
Reuters: Microsoft secured EU approval on Friday to purchase internet voice and video service Skype for $8.5 billion, its biggest ever acquisition. The commission noted that Microsoft and Skype overlap, but doesn’t think there are concerns about monopoly since other … Continued
∞ Survey: Qwikster name doesn't resonate with consumers
Erik Sherman, for BNet: …according to a quick survey done of 500 consumers by brand naming company Strategic Name Development, Netflix may have stepped into one of the worst muck holes it could have: blowing the name of its DVD … Continued
∞ Flash Media Server 4.5 streams Flash video to iOS devices
Adobe used this week’s IBC conference in Amsterdam to introduce Flash Media Server 4.5. Most notable in the new Flash Media Server release is the ability to stream Flash video to iOS devices, including the iPad and iPhone. It’s important … Continued
∞ SceneChat enables real-time commenting, social sharing of video
SceneChat is a new startup that is taking the concept of commenting and sharing of videos to a whole new level. Open today as a limited beta, the system is designed specifically for embedded videos on a Web site. The … Continued
∞ Video: Hacker takes over Times Square video with an iPhone
I saw this video this morning and thought it was really interesting. I don’t know if it’s real, but it certainly looks good to me.
∞ Apple posts iPad 2 keynote video
If you couldn’t be at the iPad 2 unveiling in San Francisco, now you can watch it for yourself thanks to Apple. The company has posted an iPad 2 keynote video link on its Web site.
∞ TiVo releases iPad app, but only for Premiere boxes
TiVo announced on its blog that its TiVo Premiere app is now available from the App Store. The software lets you control your TiVo digital video recorder (DVR) using an iPad, but only works with TiVo’s new Premiere devices, not … Continued
∞ iStopMotion adds tilt shift, easier iMovie export
Boinx Software has announced the release of iStopMotion 2.5, a major new release of its stop motion animation software for the Mac. It’s a free update for registered version 2 users; the software costs $49 for its Home edition, $99 … Continued
∞ 54% of web video is now HTML5 compatible
Apple CEO Steve Jobs made, what some might consider, a risky decision by excluding Flash from the iPhone and iPad in favor of HTML5, but significant growth rates of the standard shows he was on the right track.
∞ FaceTime for Mac introduced as public beta
FaceTime, the video conferencing feature built into the iPhone 4 and iPod touch, has come to the Mac in the form of a newly available public beta version.
∞ U.S. Internet users watched 32.4 billion videos in January
Market research firm, comScore, on Monday released some staggering numbers about the number of videos watched by U.S. Internet users.
∞ Apple posts iPad presentation video
You’ve read the live coverage of Apple’s special event unveiling the iPad, and now you can watch it yourself. Apple has posted the video of the presentation.
∞ Newer offers USB video display adapter
Newer Technology on Thursday announced its USB Video Display Adapter. The device adds the ability to connect an external video display to a Mac using a USB 2.0 interface instead of a video port. It costs $96.
∞ Video tutorial app streams content to the iPhone
MacProVideo on Wednesday released a new version of its N.E.D.i (NonLinear Educating Device for iPhone), a video tutorial app for iPhone and iPod touch users.
∞ iMovie introduces iFrame video format support
Apple on Tuesday released iMovie 8.0.5, an update to the version of its video editing software included with iLife ‘09. The free update is available for download through the Software Update system preference, or from the Web site.
∞ Roxio's Popcorn 4 helps Mac users convert video
Roxio on Tuesday announced the release of Popcorn 4, a new version of its video conversion software based on technology developed for Roxio’s popular CD and DVD burning software, Toast. Popcorn costs $49.99, with upgrades available for previous users. It’s … Continued