Final Cut Friday: 10 transition tips for FCP X [Video]

Transitions are key building blocks for putting together cohesive videos in your NLE of choice. In Final Cut Pro X, there are many shortcuts, tips, and tricks that can be used while inserting or editing transitions. In this week’s episode of Final Cut Friday, I share 10 transition tips to …

Apple acquires voice app startup Pullstring

Apple has agreed to purchase voice app startup Pullstring, according to a report from Axios. The San Francisco-based company was founded by a group of former Pixar executives in 2011 and its technology has been used in everything from interactive voice apps for toys, to Amazon Echo and Google Assistant …

Deal of the Month: HyperJuice Wireless Charger Case for Apple AirPods $20 (Reg. $50)

This month we’ve teamed up with Hyper for our first ever 9to5Mac Deal of the Month. For February only, you can get the HyperJuice AirPods Wireless Charging case for 60% off regular price: Get the HyperJuice AirPods Wireless Charger Case 60% off for a limited time – $20 (Reg. $50) …

Apple reportedly buys PullString, a voice assistant startup behind enterprise Alexa apps

Apple has today agreed to buy a San Francisco-based startup Pullstring, according to Axios. The company focuses on designing and publishing voice apps. Such an acquisition could play an important role for Apple as it continues to work on improving Siri, which many believe is far behind the acquisition. more… The …

Economic Daily News: Updated AirPods in production with black color option, launching alongside AirPower in spring

Chinese media outlet Economic Daily News is reporting that Inventec is already producing a new version of AirPods with a different exterior material for the earbuds and charging case, as well as a black color option. The report indicates that they will go on sale in the spring alongside the …

Comical iPhone XR ad shows off Portrait Mode Depth Control: ‘Did you bokeh my child?’

Apple has today rolled out a new ad titled “Bokeh’d” focused on the computational bokeh effect found on iPhone 7 Plus and later. With newer iPhone generations, users can adjust the amount of bokeh. more… The post Comical iPhone XR ad shows off Portrait Mode Depth Control: ‘Did you bokeh …

Twitter saves deleted direct messages for years, says security researcher

A new report from TechCrunch today reveals that Twitter holds on to deleted direct messages for years, in some cases even for accounts that have been suspended or deactivated. more… The post Twitter saves deleted direct messages for years, says security researcher appeared first on 9to5Mac.

Comment: With Apple’s March event focused on services, when should we expect hardware updates?

At the start of the week, you could reasonably guess that Apple might hold its semi-regular spring event to unveil a new 10-inch iPad and smaller iPad mini 5, an updated iPod touch, possibly AirPods 2, and new features in iOS 12.2. Reliable reporting has since adjusted expectations, giving us …

Project Ara, Pixel 4 and neither the twain shall meet | #PNWeekly 345

We discuss the overhyping of patents, AT&T’s overhyping of its 5G network and content providers not buying Apple’s single-stream hype on the show! The post Project Ara, Pixel 4 and neither the twain shall meet | #PNWeekly 345 appeared first on Pocketnow.