Tom Ortiz

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Filmic Pro 6.4 brings AirPods microphone support & new detailed audio meter

Filmic Pro‘s latest 6.4 update brings support for Bluetooth microphones, new UI features for the iPhone X, and a new ‘Auto Shutter’ feature. We’ve covered Filmic Pro in the past and shown off just how great the application can be in your filmmaking arsenal.<p>By introducing Bluetooth microphone …

30 free macOS apps every Mac user should have

Powerful Mac apps that won't break the bankThere’s something of a misconception when it comes to the Mac. While powerful tools like Photoshop or …

Apps

Mac HandBrake Virus: How to check if your Apple Mac is infected by the malware | Trusted Reviews

<b>If you’ve downloaded the HandBrake video transcoder for Mac recently, your machine may be infected by a Trojan. Here’s what you need to know about</b> …

Kensington Palace Spokesperson Says Prince Harry Is Not Yale-Bound; Royal Talks Inspiration For Invictus Games [Video]

Prince Harry is reportedly Yale-bound. The 31-year-old British royal as reports stated is heading to Yale Law School. There were reports in a section …

How to format drives on your Mac with Disk Utility

At times, you may have the need to erase and re-use a hard drive, solid state drive, or even a USB flash drive so it can be used for alternative …

Operating Systems

Vizio's cheapest 4K TVs are on sale starting at just $600

Worried that Vizio's $130,000 120-inch Reference Series TV is a bit out of your price range? For the budget-constrained buyers among us, Vizio has recently launched a new series of 4K TVs that are cheaper than any it's ever offered before: the D-Series. The smallest one is a 50-inch television …

4K Ultra HD

Find the dead spots in your Wi-Fi network with NetSpot

I invested in two power line adapters earlier this year to extend the range of my Wi-Fi network at home. I put one in the kitchen and the other upstairs to increase the signal strength at the kitchen table and in the upstairs bedrooms. The adapters seem to be working, but with free Mac app NetSpot, …

How to Use Split View in OS X El Capitan

With the recent release of OS X El Capitan, Mac users can now take advantage of full-screen apps in a split screen view. That is, a compatible app will zoom to take up an entire half of the screen and you can do the same with a second one, giving you two apps side-by-side in full-screen mode.<p>While …

Apps

Here’s how a filmmaker shot his critically-acclaimed movie using just an iPhone

Baker enjoys telling stories set in real settings, casting actors with little to no experience, and exploring stories you've likely never seen before on the big screen. That can range from a New York garment district wholesaler dealing with fatherhood ("Price of Broadway") to a porn actress …

Filmmaking

Kenwood launches CarPlay and Android Auto touch dashboard

Another major car electronics maker has joined the race to expand Apple's CarPlay software beyond the limited built-in selections and into a larger …

The Smart AC Control from tado° lets your iPhone control your existing air conditioner

There are a wide range of devices available for consumers today that are internet and smartphone connected. It is often a struggle to decide whether to upgrade existing products with an add-on or make the investment in a new release that has these features built-in. Upgrading can be hit or miss and …

Home Automation

How to create eBooks on a Mac

Introduction<p>Pages is a fantastic program used to create visually appealing documents, but you might not realize how versatile it is. It can also be …

Review: The Twelve South HiRise is an Ideal Stand for Apple Watch

Twelve South is an accessory company that's known for its high-quality stands for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac, so it's no surprise that it was one of the first to announce a dock for the Apple Watch.<p>The Twelve South HiRise for Apple Watch follows in the footsteps of the company's other HiRise docks, …

Smartwatches

How-To: Clean your iOS device with free downloads, recovering lost space

When Apple was designing the Mac app iDVD, then-CEO Steve Jobs directed his development team to build a dead-simple DVD-burning application: instead of a mess of options and windows, Jobs wanted one window with one button marked “Burn,” which would be pressed once the desired video file was …

How to record your iPhone or iPad screen on a Mac

If you have ever wanted to record a video of the screen on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch you’ve probably searched for an application that will allow …

How one of the best films at Sundance was shot using an iPhone 5S

A breakout hit made with an $8 app<p><i>Tangerine</i>, a breakout hit from this year’s Sundance Film Festival, is full of surprises. There’s the subject matter: transgender prostitutes working in a not-so glamorous part of Hollywood. And there are the characters: flinty, funny, nobody’s victim. But the story …

'Continuity Activation Tool' Enables Handoff on Older Macs

With iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple introduced "Continuity," a set of features designed to allow for deeper integration between Macs and iOS devices. Unfortunately, some Continuity features are limited to Macs with Bluetooth 4.0, which leaves many older Macs unable to access the new …

This app will hack Continuity to work on your older Mac

Continuity is one of the best features of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, allowing your iPhone, iPad, and Mac to all operate more seamlessly together than ever before. But there’s a problem: Continuity requires Bluetooth 4.0 LE to work, and many older Macs don’t have it.<p>But don’t despair. A new tool has …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Linux

WeTransfer Arrives for iOS Allowing You to Send up to 10GB of Photos

WeTransfer, the service for sending large files across the Web, has just launched its first iOS app designed to speed up the process of sharing hi-res photo or video files from a mobile or tablet.<p>Initially geared just towards uploading and sharing videos and photos, the WeTransfer app will allow up …

Google Wallet for iOS update adds loyalty card scans and merchant notifications

Last week, OCR-based loyalty card scanning was added to the Android version of Google Wallet, but today the iOS faithful can get in on the action. An update allows you to add all of those pesky rewards cards that clutter the ol' billfold and ditch the unsightly key ring tags. In addition to pulling …

9 Facebook Lies You Should Never Share With Your Friends

Last month, BuzzFeed reported on a viral Facebook post from 2004 that is <b>still</b> being shared around the social site, despite the fact that it was proven to be false many years ago. The post, which accuses Wal-Mart employees of stealing money in cash-back transactions, lures people in with a receipt …

18 Ways to Build Muscle All Day

Sure, you want a broader chest and abs that whistle in the wind. Biceps that bulge through your shirtsleeves would be nice too. But these aren't the …