My home phone is completely useless. Anyone I want to talk to calls my cell. Everyone I don’t want to talk to calls the house phone. Microsoft reported quarterly profits 30% higher than last year. Mostly on sales of XBox, server, and Office. Apple, however, reported 120% higher profit for the same quarter. (The Economist [...]
According to the Economist magazine, 1 million PC’s are sold each day. Estimates are that about 50 million tablet computers will be sold this year.
I’m not upgrading my laptop or any work system to Mac OS 10.7. Not for a while at least. First of all, Avid Media Composer isn’t qualified to work on Lion. Nor are a lot of critical applications. Adobe has reported many incompatibilities. So, I’m waiting and advising those with critical work applications to wait [...]
Reprinted from CinemaEditor Magazine. Not very long ago we all got dailies from the lab, sunk to sound, coded, and assembled cut film into reels. A negative cutter matched our work, spliced the negative, and we color timed a print for release or broadcast. I’m sorry, but that sucked. The limitations were terrible. But in [...]
Five comment questions were posed to members of ACE in the 2010 Equipment survey: 1. Were you involved with a 3D project this year? If so, please give some details (shot in 3D, converted in post, editing system setup). 2. What was your biggest technology / editing frustration (and, no, directors and producers don’t qualify)? [...]