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


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.