You know the non-existant “iTV” that Steve Jobs hinted about in the Walter Isaacson Bio? Yeah, it is already getting “mocked up” by one of our favorite artists Guilherme M. Schasiepen on Flickr. Check the gallery below.
The iPad application Take One – Movie Clapper is a great solution for anyone into film or making movies that wants a cheap and simple way to keep track takes, which assists in keeping filmed video and audio in synchronization. The major difference between Take One and its competitors is price and ease of use. Take One costs $2.99, compared to its $9.99 and $24.99 competitors – but offers an easy-to-use solution and all the necessary features one would expect from a Movie Clapper.
MacMall via eBay Daily Deal offers the factory-refurbished Western Digital Elements 3TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive, model no. WDBAAU0030HBK-NESN, for $99.99 with free shipping. That’s $0.03/GB, $20 below our mention of a new unit from three days ago, and the lowest total price we’ve seen for this drive. (It’s $18 below the current price low for a new unit.) This drive uses GreenPower technology to reduce power consumption by up to 30%.
A Western Digital warranty applies; however, MacMall does not mention the length of this warranty on the product page.
- Western Digital Elements 2.5TB USB External HDD for $89 + free shipping (9to5toys.com)
- Western Digital My Book Elite 2TB USB External Drive for $110 + free shipping (9to5toys.com)
- Refurb Western Digital Caviar 1.5TB SATA Hard Drive for $45 + free shipping (9to5toys.com)
- Western Digital Elements 3TB USB External Hard Drive for $120 + free shipping (9to5toys.com)
- Refurb Western Digital Livewire AV Powerline Network Kit for $60 + $6 s&h (9to5toys.com)
There has been a big stink (several actually) about Final Cut Pro X’s lack of ‘Pro’ features. One such glaring omission has been the lack of Final Cut Pro 7 XML imports. MacMagazine.br did some digging and found that the code for doing Final Cut Pro 7 imports is actually inside Final Cut Pro X and for some reason hadn’t been enabled for shipping.
As per usual, Apple will likely enable that functionality (and many others that are missing) in updates to Final Cut Pro X. If you are daring, MacMagazine offers a workaround that might be able to import now (they haven’t yet tested).