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iMovie update, the Bad Q, Support site, Drake, dead employee, which Mac? Maps, why not Keychain? video in Photoshop


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iMovie for Mac OS X is revved to version 10.1.2 — Apple has updated iMovie for Mac OS X to version 10.1.2. According to Apple, the new version offers:
An easy to find New Project button in the Projects browser;
Larger project thumbnails that match the look of iMovie for iOS;
Provides fast project creation that lets you begin editing with a single click;
Clicking a video clip selects the entire clip, instead of a range [yay!];
Has a keyboard shortcut to select range within a clip in the browser and timeline (hold down R key while dragging);
Provides support for App Preview resolutions for the iPad Pro (1600 x 1200) and Apple TV (1920 x 1080);
And it has Improved stability. iMovie 10.1.2 is a free update for registered users. For new users the cost is $14.99. The app is available at the Mac App Store.

Apple, Samsung, Facebook, Amazon & the case of the ‘very bad’ Q2 — Apple’s fiscal Q2 earnings were the company’s “worst ever” of the last decade in terms of year-over-year growth, but not in terms of actual commercial activity during the first three months of 2016. Take a closer look at Apple and three other firms: Samsung, Facebook and Amazon.

Apple redesigns Support website with clean layout, responsive UI — As part of ongoing website redesign efforts, Apple on Friday launched a revamped Support Pages mini-site with a cleaner layout, easy to access topics links and responsive web assets supporting desktop and mobile browsing.

Drake’s new album an Apple Music exclusive for one week — Streaming of Drake’s latest album Views has hit Apple Music, and will be exclusive to the streaming service for one week, the rapper announced on Beats 1.
You can also buy the album on iTunes for $13.99. However, you should note that it comes with a parental advisory for “explicit content.” [Some say ‘woo-hoo!’ Others ‘Who?’]

Dead Apple employee identified as 25-year-old software engineer, report says — An Apple employee found dead at the company’s headquarters in Cupertino last Wednesday has reportedly been identified as a 25-year-old software engineer.

Which Mac should you buy? When it comes to purchasing a Mac, Macworld has the lowdown on each model to help you make a buying decision.

Apple Maps expands Spotlight Suggestions to 3 new countries, adds Flyover and traffic locales — Apple has rolled out new coverage areas for Flyover and traffic services, while activating Spotlight Suggestions in three countries.

Why not pick Keychain instead of 1Password or LastPass? Keychain has a number of excellent features, but it’s not as easy to invoke nor as diverse as 1Password, LastPass, and other third-party password ecosystems.

How to edit video in Photoshop CC — Photoshop CC is ideal for creating promotional video pieces, portfolio-based slideshows, and sellable videos for your photography business. Best of all, you don’t have to learn another program – you’ll use tools you’re familiar with. In this column, you’ll learn how to create a wedding video by mixing stills, video, and text.

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The 9.7-inch iPad Pro has the best iPad screen so far — In DisplayMate’s analysis of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, Dr Raymond Soneira, president of the company, says the smaller pro tablet sports the best iPad display to date. “The iPad Pro 9.7 display is a Truly Impressive major enhancement on the iPad Air 2… and even on the recent iPad Pro 12.9 and iPad mini 4… and even every other mobile LCD display that we have ever tested… and note that I hand out compliments on displays very carefully.”

Juicy Bits delivers Bez, a powerful vector graphics editor for iPad and iPad Pro — It’s great when a developer creates a new product that provides yet another reason for people to do more work on the iPad and especially the iPad Pro. That’s the case with a new vector graphics editor released today. Bez (free, US$7.99 in-app purchase to unlock all features) is designed to create and export vector graphics on Apple’s tablets, and it looks like a winner.

Why getting a 16GB iPhone is just not worth it — Here’s why you shouldn’t buy a 16GB iPhone and why Apple should definitely stop making them.

London Met Police says it has deployed just 641 iPads out of planned 15,000-20,000 — In spite of one-time plans to adopt between 15,000 and 20,000 iPads, London’s Metropolitan Police has so far deployed just 641 units, and doesn’t have any immediate plans to deploy more, a report revealed on Tuesday.

Adobe updates Post with Live Photos support, Airmail comes to iPad with Split View — Adobe on Tuesday updated its Post graphics design tool for iOS with several new features. The new version of Post, 2.5.0, lets users apply designs to Live Photos and then export them as standalone videos or new Live Photos. Shooting Live Photos is currently supported only by the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus, and SE, though Macs and other iOS devices can view them.

New Drake album to be exclusive (initially) to Apple Music — Drake, the rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and ‘actor’, is releasing his new album, Views from the 6, exclusively on Apple Music when it arrives April 29, notes Pitchfork. The exclusivity will be for a limited time, but there’s no indication of how long that will be.

Apple’s AirPlay comes to Android in new flagship HTC 10 — HTC has unveiled the HTC 10, its latest flagship smartphone, with an unusual feature in the form of native support for Apple’s AirPlay wireless streaming protocol.

Microsoft adds contextual edit commands to Office for iPhone — Microsoft on Monday updated its Office apps for iOS with new contextual functions on the iPhone, while Google updated its iOS search app to better sort Now information cards on the iPad.

Apple premieres seven new Apple Watch ads with strong fitness & celebrity focus — Apple on Monday debuted several new Apple Watch TV ads, highlighting features and apps while also leveraging celebrities to gain some marketing clout.