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Apple Loop: New iPhone Design Confirmed, Goodbye Lightning Port, Apple Faces Awkward iPhone Problems

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the latest camera and fast charging technology for the new iPhone X machines, switching from lightning to USB-C, repair issues facing the MacBook Pro and the iPhone 7 family, why the iPhone X is the world’s …

Mobile Technology

QuietOn’s new noise-cancelling earbuds banish the sound of snoring

Does your significant other snore while they sleep, soundtracking your night with the sound of rocks falling down a mountain? Are you flirting with the idea of getting the lawyers in? Because Finnish company QuietOn is hoping to restore harmony in the bedroom with its latest invention, the QuietOn …

Sleep

How to stop Time Machine backing up every freaking hour

I do wonder who might need their Time Machine backups to run every single hour. With the versioning tools built into Dropbox, or into text editors like Ulysses, and the reliability of SSD drives, hourly backups may be overkill. Or they may just be annoying. Or, if you have an older Mac, they may …

Operating Systems

Aquarelo: A Beautifully-Designed Mac Color Utility

There are a seemingly endless number of ways to represent colors. Whether you’re a professional designer or developer, or someone who just wants to update a website template, you’ve undoubtedly come across several. The trouble with so many different formats is that it guarantees that at some point, …

Our Favorite Gear and Accessories of 2017

For each of us, iOS devices or Macs dominate our day-to-day computing, but they don’t tell the full story. Whether it’s a battery pack to keep a device charged, the latest game console for kicking back and relaxing, or a comfortable chair for sitting at a desk while writing, we use a wide variety …

Live Home 3D Pro for Mac | Cult of Mac Deals

You're looking to redesign or renovate your home, but you just don't have the most intuitive eye when it comes to "seeing change" so to speak. You are far from alone here, which is why Live Home 3D Pro was created. This powerful Mac app helps you build from the ground up, from something as simple …

8 free handwriting fonts for 2017

Need to add a personal feel to your designs? A decent handwriting font can really help to add a fun and friendly feel to whatever you’re working on. …

6 Ways to Think Outside the Box When Marketing Your Small Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sometimes budget limits small businesses from executing their marketing ideas, but not every successful strategy requires a lot of money. Here are six outside the box ways to market your small business that are both inexpensive and …

Apple Extends its ‘Staingate’ MacBook Pro Anti-Reflective Coating Repair Program

- Feb 24, 2017<p>A <i>MacRumors</i> report indicates Apple is extending its “Staingate” program to repair 12-inch MacBook and MacBook Pro with Retina display …

MacBook Pro

Planet of the Apps trailer is a prototype for bad TV

Prepare yourself for Apple’s first teaser trailer for <i>Planet of the Apps,</i> because it’s a total cringe-fest.<p>Billing Jessica Alba and Gwyneth Paltrow as some of “the world’s most culturally influential entrepreneurs,” the <i>Shark Tank</i> ripoff pairs budding app developers with tech luminaries and venture …

7 Deadly Sins and 7 Virtues of Email Marketing - Copyblogger

We use ConvertKit for our email marketing and proudly recommend them as a marketing partner.<br>Find out more here.<p>Ever heard of the seven deadly sins? …

The Earliest Digital Cameras Used Floppy Disks

It’s 1997 and digital cameras were just coming on the market. Native support didn’t exist on Mac or PC, USB ports weren’t standard, and the miniSD …

Get the Apple TV 'Aerial' Screensaver on Your Mac (or PC)

The Apple TV has a lovely screensaver called "Aerial." It shows beautiful, drifting scenes from around the world (you can spot New York, San …

Stephen Hawking

5 Myths of Digital Photography

Myths and misconceptions persist because they’re either compelling or no one bothers to correct them. For photographers, many myths of digital …

Cameras

Recreating Golden Hour & Natural Sunlight with Pocket Strobes

What do you do when you don’t “got sunshine on a cloudy day”? As much as we hope and pray for golden skies or bright sunlight, we can’t predict the …

Edelkrone SliderONE Is The World's Most Compact Camera Slider

<b>Edelkrone has announced what they’re billing as the world’s most compact camera slider. Like many previous innovative Edelkrone products the</b> …

How to Shoot Great Sounding Videos in a Car

With only a few cheap pieces of gear, you can shoot great sounding videos in your car! See the list below for more details.Gear ListHere is a list of …

Positioning yourself for the interview | video production | lynda.com

The Interview

Why Long Sided Composition Looks Best For Most Interviews

In the documentary and television world, we see interviews all the time.<p>While there is a huge variety of choices to be made when recording an …

6 Benefits of Using Cameras With Larger Sensors

With ever increasing megapixel counts in smartphone cameras, do you need a dedicated camera at all? Or perhaps could you just get a really tiny …

This Powerful Little Gadget Gives You Full Wireless Control over Your DSLR for Just $74

If you want to control your Canon or Nikon DSLR remotely, whether for stills, time-lapse, or video, this tiny new gadget will help you out big …

Sphero Announces iPhone-Controlled BB-8 Droid From 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Sphero, the company responsible for creating robotic balls that can be controlled by iPhones, today announced a remote-controlled BB-8, a droid from the upcoming film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."<p>While BB-8 can be controlled with an iPhone, it also comes with a patrol mode that allows the droid …

Multicam Trick: How to Turn One Camera Into Two Angles

In this video I will show you how to create two camera angles in FCPX and Premiere Pro using a single video clip or angle. This video is an excerpt …

7 Functional Tips for Better Product Photography

I’ve been making different product photography tutorials for awhile now and I still regularly go back to a previous posts because I am still using …

Photography

5 Common Film Color Schemes - Cinematic Color Design

<b>Being able to use color to create harmony, or tension within a scene, or to bring attention to a key visual theme can be used to spectacular effect.</b> …

Cinematography

Astropad Turns Your iPad Into a Pro Graphics Tablet for Mac OS X

A graphic tablet can be a useful but expensive piece tool in a photographer’s setup. That’s why the folks over at Astropad HQ decided to enable …

Batteries

When an Employee Quits and You Didn’t See It Coming

It’s Friday afternoon and one of your employees asks for a private meeting. Before you even close the door, she tells you she’s found another job and is leaving the company. Once you get over the shock, how should you respond? How do you cover her responsibilities? And how do you make sure that the …

Premiere Pro's New Lumetri Color Panel Is Super Powerful & Intuitive. Here's How to Use It

Yesterday, Adobe released one of the largest updates to Premiere Pro in recent memory.<p>Of the many new features that are integrated into the software, …

How to Shoot Gorgeous Documentary Interviews

Beautifully shot documentary interviews are vital to your film’s success. Get the best footage possible with these tips.<p><i>Top image from Perry …

How to Get Correct Exposure

Getting correct exposure is a tricky business. Many times we are rushed and have to set our exposure by eye. This is hardly ideal as camera monitors …